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Sandra Alex, Editor in Chief
Sandra is a writer, cinematographer, founder and C.E.O. of Livre Press, Inc.—the company that publishes LIVING HEALTH Magazine. She currently produces and directs The RAW “Cooking” Show segments for LIVING HEALTH. Previously she ran her software company Thought Development Corp. with two partners, envisioning and helping develop the ON-AIR Pro™ software system.
Chef Erin Yeschin
A philanthropist at heart, Erin is an avid mentor, survivor and advocate. When she isn’t creating new raw meals for The RAW “Cooking” Show, planning wicked events, crafting whimsical stationary and decor, or out saving the world, she spends her free time writing for theinspiredkitchen.co, contributing to other blogs as an oh-so-honored guest, cooking, reading, rock climbing, hiking with her pups or working on yet another inspired DIY project. Erin is married, has three bully breeds and although born a proud Texan, she currently lives in Los Angeles. You can see her work at www.theinspiredkitchen.co.
Charity Poole, Certified Yoga Instructor
Charity Poole, 500-RYT, is a certified yoga instructor and freelance writer, contributing to several online publications, including Mind Body Green, DoYouYoga.com, and Huffington Post Hawai’i. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Iowa, and speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. She aims to provide a class experience of healing, restoration, and joyfulness, where the inner self cultivates peace and self-realization, and the outer self breaks a sweat! She currently teaches at Open Space Yoga, in Honolulu, Hawai'i.
Eileen Beran, Writer • Entrepreneur
Eileen Beran loves preparing, searching out, and eating good food, whether it’s everyday, special occasion, or away from home. Food intolerances in her family have limited her ingredient list but sparked her creativity. No matter what the dietary restrictions, she wants everyone at the table to be
nourished, included, and happy. Eileen writes a weekly column for her local newspaper, The Kalona News, blogs at Eileen’s Everyone Eats Right, and is a regular contributors for LIVING HEALTH Magazine. Visit her blog for more recipes and ideas for healthful eating: everyoneeatsright.com.
Jessica Stamm, MS Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Jessica Stamm obtained her Master’s in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 2005 with subsequent board certification as a CCN via the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board (CNCB). She started her nutritional practice in Iowa and in the Summer of 2009 relocated her business to Hawaii. Jessica works with nutritional clients worldwide, teach corporate wellness programs, and also produces materials for several nutrition and food-related companies.
Caroline Charlton, Clinical Nutritionist
Caroline is a Clinical Nutritionist and Certified Power Yoga instructor. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology and is a Certified Level 2 Reiki healer. She is the founder of Wellness Warriors 365, a holistic practice, where she integrates a functional medicine approach with alternative methods including nutrition, yoga, meditation, and reiki. Caroline believes in finding the root source of her clients’ concerns in order to heal the body from the inside out.
Nívia Gomes, Restaurateur
Nívia Gomes is a Brazilian entrepreneur, restaurateur, artist, artisan, baker, chef, writer, wife, mother of four, brilliant business woman, filled with wisdom from the past. Nívia is the latest contributor to LIVING HEALTH Magazine.
Christie Miller, Healthy Living Architect
In her financial and legal careers, Christie climbed the ladders of success at the ultimate cost of her health and happiness. After losing her dad to complications related to workaholism, Christie left the corporate world, lost 28 pounds and found her happiness. While seeking mid-life badassery at the age of 44, Christie also had a brief career as an LA County Sheriff. Today Christie is a Healthy Living Architect, motivational speaker, published author, and non-practicing attorney. Christie enjoys a healthy, happy and successful lifestyle. She uses her certifications in fitness nutrition, personal training and life coaching to help her clients live their dream lives, too. www.EatTrainWin.com
Dr. Giancarlo Licata, N.U.C.C.A. Chiropractor
Dr. Giancarlo Licata, D.C. is an Upper Cervical Specialist trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). He is in private practice in Southern California in the city of Pasadena. He specializes in correcting problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems. More information can be found on his website: www.licataclinic.com
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