Ciara Clark Wellness
Integrative Health Practitioner, Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor & Plant-Based Expert
Hi there! My name is Ciara and I'm a Board Certified Integrative Health Practitioner, Holistic Health Coach, Yoga Instructor and Plant-Based Expert. Through mindset, movement and plant-based nutrition, I specialize in helping high-achieving women to eliminate belly bloat and achieve their goals to feel comfortable and more vibrant in their own skin.
As a Scientist by training, my specialized academic and industry knowledge has given me a unique westernized and holistic perspective that aims to create customized wellness approaches, empowering women to find strength in healing their own bodies. By focusing on bioindividuality, each program is customized to fit individualistic needs. I’ll work with you to help make lifestyle changes, while choosing health-promoting ways that produce real and lasting results.
My intention is to gently guide you in the direction of focusing on your personal goals. As a result, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of food and lifestyle choices that work best for you, improving your overall energy, balance, health, and well-being.
What most people don't know about me is that embodying a healthy lifestyle did not come easily for me.
I was no stranger to the power of movement and a plant-based lifestyle. I was born and raised as a vegetarian. Thanks to my parents, kale was cool in our household back in the 80s and exercise was ingrained in my well-being.
Although the foundations were there, I fell susceptible to the pressures of societal and diet culture, which began my journey towards achieving optimal health and physical "perfection." When my father passed away, I began to spiral. The sadness, loneliness, anger and depression accumulated on top of the foundation of low self-esteem. A foundation that I wasn't even fully aware of.
My level of self-care began to diminish. I spent years working as a Scientist in the lab. Long hours, sleep deprivation, stressed out and constantly falling ill. Headaches persisted as a normal occurrence in my day-to-day well-being. My digestion!? Let's just say that it resulted in visiting various medical practitioners and having multiple testing procedures to figure out what exactly was going on with my gut, only to be sent home with a CVS prescription for digestive enzymes.
I thought my lifestyle was normal. Healthy even! My reality
was that I was stressed out and exhausted from
trying to keep up with perfection.
I was the girl eating my veggies at lunch everyday and fitting in my 6 am barre classes, but I had failed to look at the bigger picture. Through advanced studies, research, working with a team of wellness practitioners and learning to reconnect to my body, I was able to achieve harmony again. This fostered a burgeoning desire to continue on this path towards helping others.
During your first visit, I will take an assessment of your Biological Blueprint. This will include details on your health history, lab work, current diet and lifestyle, family history, etc., to utilize as a foundational piece in our work together.
Health coaching is a holistic approach to learning how to listen to your body's intrinsic needs and addressing your concerns on a cellular level. As a health coach, my job is to support you with giving you deeper insights and perspectives into what it's going to take to really uplevel your health. Many of us would like to think that we can address our challenges alone, without seeking the support that we may need. Working with a coach is going to offer you the specific guidance and expertise that you'll need to propel your wellness forward. Having a coach will allow you to have a birds eye view of what your specific challenges are and will assist you with moving through your barriers. This will also be an opportunity to expand your mindset and move through limiting beliefs that are accumulated from our friend's, environments and often passed down generationally. While holding you accountable to your goals, you'll work with your coach through nutritional needs, lifestyle adjustments, stress resiliency, mindset, emotional healing, and physical exercise plans that will fit into your existing lifestyle and capabilities.