“I had recently become more serious about running and I was told to look into yoga classes as a way to stretch and lengthen muscles. I found Balancing Energy through a Groupon and especially enjoyed the Sunday afternoon Stretch and Restore class. Prior to running, I had been feeling lethargic with low energy. I ate a lot of junk food due to my busy schedule and my impatience with attempting to learn how to cook complicated dishes. Running helped somewhat with my energy level, but I still felt very tired by the end of the day. In addition, I would feel “hangry” at times and people would comment on this. When I ate, I thought it was normal to have a “food baby” where my stomach would bulge out. I also thought that it was normal for my body to not move bowels until every third day or so. I convinced myself that I just had a “slow transit time”.
Towards the end of my Groupon trial, I overheard one of Lisa’s students mention the nutrition sessions that Lisa offers. I figured that I should go ahead and look into having a coach for nutrition since I knew that changing my diet was the next step that I needed for transformation. I had a coach for running and yoga, so it made sense to have a coach to help guide me on my journey to feed my body with more nutritious options than burgers and fries.
I signed up for the 6-month program because I knew that I had a lot of work to do. I had been eating poorly my whole life and the few times I did try to change on my own, I quickly went back to my old habits. Lisa taught me about food, my attitude and physiologic response to food, gave me easy recipes that I could prepare, and even went shopping with me to help me choose foods that I would actually enjoy. She frequently brought samples to our session that I could try and introduced me to cleansing. I had never even heard of some of these foods and now they are a part of my diet. The program even included 2 yoga classes a week.
I learned so much about myself and noticed increased energy, which spilled into other areas of my life. I now try to fuel my body with food that still tastes great instead of dumping food into my body that makes me feel tired and uncomfortable. Others have commented on my glowing skin, and I have noticed physical changes in my body. Lisa offers several options, but I would highly recommend the 6-month option to those who know that they need a lot of guidance to change habits that have been difficult to change. You are well worth the investment and the tools that you learn can be applied for the rest of your life.”