Jaala is a foodie who loves to cook and is learning to garden. She loves cooking with fresh local ingredients and sharing them with her large family. She’s passionate about eating real food. Jaala came to Health Coaching from a background in business in the Natural Health industry in New Zealand and Australia. Like so many in the health industry, she felt frustrated about the ‘ambulance at the bottom of the cliff’ approach to public health policy and is passionate about helping people with positive lifestyle changes around food, physical activity, sleep and that feeling of connection with family and community. Jaala is a Yin Yoga Teacher, a qualified Personal Trainer and holds a certificate in Advanced Nutrition, as well as a, being a certified Health Coach. Her personal interests lie in the movement for mental health, positive psychology, helping overcome Food Addiction, and helping reverse Type 2 Diabetes.