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Jackie was recommended to me by a friend. I have struggled to maintain a healthy weight for years. The year prior, I enrolled in a holistic program for weight loss, but I ended up gaining more weight rather than losing! I read Jackie's website and her philosophy really resonated with me. At first, I wasn't sure about doing our sessions by phone (since I live in Chicago) and thought I might prefer face-to-face. However, I ended up really appreciating the flexibility it gave us. She was very good at translating where I was stuck into an approachable action plan. She also finds ways for you to own the changes you need to make and was very good at translating where I was stuck into an approachable action plan. Working with Jackie helped me lose over 30 pounds which I have kept it off for over a year. I regularly meditate and practice yoga to manage my stress, have overcame food allergies and found other foods that I enjoy more, including a much stronger focus on real, whole foods. I also look forward to our annual beach vacation without a meltdown when packing my swimsuit! Email Jackie right now! You've made a big step by checking out her website, and it's scary to ask a stranger for help. You will not regret it! Jackie will help you without judging you or pushing you beyond your limits. (I remember my first call, I told her if she made me stop eating sugar, I'd be gone!)

 

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I was connected with Jackie through a friend and hired her because of her vast knowledge of nutrition and the ability to integrate it into everyday life. She is great about making eating well affordable and easy. It's initially intimidating to start cooking with a bunch of foods you previously ignored in the grocery store - or thought they wouldn't taste good. However, she broke things down into easy and DELICIOUS meals that kept me satisfied. I also LOVE that she is real in your approach and you understand that life is about balance. Eating healthy and nutritious foods is important but sometimes you just need a beer! Life can't be in extremes either way - it's about finding a place that allows you to live but also maintain a healthy lifestyle. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am off the roller coaster and found my equilibrium. Since working with Jackie, my body has done a 180 in terms of what I crave and how different foods affect my body. I have more energy, I sleep better and I am even starting to lose weight. Secondly, I have found a more spiritual connection within myself that I never knew existed. My nutrition and the practice of yoga have helped me appreciate the benefits of taking care of myself. Finally, the balance in my life is something I never thought I could find. I still enjoy life but I have found new ways to "treat" myself. I don't deprive myself but I also don't binge eat the way I have in the past. I am off the "diet" roller coaster and I am never going back.

 

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For as long as I can remember I've tried every diet and exercise regimen available with no long term success. I met Jackie at a Detox Workshop in Chicago and her nutrition lecture simplified things for me and I hired her as my coach. I loved working with Jackie because she held her ground when I wanted to give up on a goal. She stuck to her guns and it worked. I also like that she emphasizes what I should be eating instead of what I should not be eating. She made me realize that what I was doing in the past - counting calories, weighing myself every day, fasting - did not work and therefore will not work now. It was like an "ah-ha" moment. Her approach to healthy eating is just so much less restrictive than any other diet plan. Working with her has impacted my life immensely. I'm so much more confident. My clothes fit better. I don't think about or worry about my weight anymore. I just feel happier since working with Jackie!

 

megan

Working with Jackie has given me a lifestyle change that I never thought possible. Through my yoga practice with her I have felt my body grow stronger and my mind grow quieter. Through her guidance in nutrition I have learned to be more conscious of what I am putting into my body and learned how to fuel myself so I feel more energized. Jackie has helped me make changes in my routine that are fun and easy and have added up to a whole new perspective and what feels like a whole new me.

 

Bernie

Jackie was instrumental is helping me to gain control of my health. Her guidance helped me to not only lose the weight but realize that being healthy is not a number on a scale it’s a way of life. Her expert knowledge in the area of nutrition coupled with her hands on approach to fitness helped me to reach all of my wellness goals. If you’re ready to take control of your health once and for all then Jackie is the health and fitness expert for you.

 

Taryn

I’ve been working with Jackie for almost two years now and she has completely changed my life. Before I started with her, I had never really exercised before and I was really nervous about joining a gym and going down this path. Two years later, I am an old pro and am amazed at the changes in my body and my life. I’ve lost over 100 pounds and I feel so great! I have also done Jackie’s nutrition program and it taught me so much about different ways to eat healthy without spending all your time in kitchen. The changes in my energy level and general health have been amazing. She is very kind and non-intimidating and she is someone I look forward to seeing every week. Like I said, she’s changed my life and I’ll always be grateful to her for that!

 

Jackie’s yoga classes are the perfect mix of fun and challenge. She pushes you to your own limits and does so with a lighthearted and down to earth spirit that makes me want to stick with it!