Lori Misitis is an Award-Winning Certified Holistic Heath Coach trained at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Living the mantra of ‘you are what you eat’ has many levels, and as a holistic health coach, Lori helps you explore the driving forces behind what ends up on your plate. Taking a mind, body, spirit approach to wellness, Lori works with clients to craft a plan that honors their lifestyle while making small, actionable adjustments for better health. Whether it be adding movement, learning more about dietary restrictions, or balancing work and life, Lori is your ‘guide on the side’ and accountability partner on the journey to being your best self.
With specialty training in both in Gut Health and Emotional Eating or Stress Eating, Lori’s knowledge is relevant to a wide variety of clients. The catch-phrase gut health is being touted everywhere these days, but what does it really mean and how does it affect your overall health? Together, you and Lori can answer these questions with regards to your unique and bio-individual needs by targeting your gut health, helping to support a healthy microbiome, and in turn, supporting the gut-brain connection which plays a critical role in mental health and wellness. While all of this sounds like a monumental task, Lori’s methodical approach of small steps over a long period of time take all the fear out of this process.
When it comes to Emotional Eating, Lori takes this aspect of coaching very personally, as she has also struggled with using food as a means to stifle emotions. With an arsenal of tools in her toolkit, Lori is able to help clients identify hindering habits and swap them with new ways to manage emotions. We all have foods that evoke nostalgia and happiness, after all smell is the most powerful sense associated with memory. But that doesn’t mean that Grandma’s french toast is going to make all of our problems disappear. Getting to the root cause of why we are seeking comfort through food is complex process, but well worth the effort. And in leaning into this process, Lori helps her clients restructure their mindset around nourishment.
Before Lori entered the world of health coaching, she graced the stages of numerous theatres across the county as a musical theatre performer. From theme parks, cruise ships, regional theatres, and off-Broadway, Lori brought characters to life through song and dance. After giving birth to her daughter Grace, she retired from traveling and became a mom full-time. Grace was unexpectedly born with Down Syndrome, which guided Lori to explore the connection between food and development. From making her own baby food to help support Grace’s growth, Lori began researching the powerful impact that whole foods can have on your health. And now she is honored to have the opportunity to share this passion with her clients, knowing that creating a holistic approach to wellness has a compelling impact on your quality of life. Join Lori and take the first steps toward creating your empowering personalized wellness plan.
Health Coaching Testimonials
I was diagnosed with osteopenia and wanted to increase my bone mass. I knew it was possible to improve my results with diet and exercise. I hired Lori as my Health Coach to guide me towards my goals.
Lori’s approach was very successful for me. She explained it was my journey and up to me to be successful. Each month we had face to face meetings. During these meetings, we would discuss my successes, problem areas and how to proceed to achieve my goals.
Lori was extremely encouraging and knowledgeable. She examined my diet and tweaked my eating patterns by examining my weekly journals. She had a session at a local grocery store to explain nutritional facts of various products. I could contact her any time to ask her questions.
After a year of following her advice on exercise and nutrition, I took another bone density test. The results were amazing – I was able to increase my bone mass, especially in my spine.
I would recommend Lori. She is extremely knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. I am extremely pleased with my results and I hope others can benefit from her expertise and methods.
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