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Nala Walla, MS, NTP, CGRS
Nutritional Therapy | Grief Support | Somatic Repatterning

Nala Walla is an integrator. She weaves a wholistic approach to personal and social health as a Certfied Nutritional Therapist, Grief Recovery Specialist, and Permaculture Designer. Her educational and playful approach to coaching delivers tools which foster self-reliance and empowerment for both individuals and groups to repattern deep connections to self, commmunity and planet. Foundational work in traditional nutrition combines with somatic movement and personalized meditation and grief support to address wellness on mulitiple levels.

Nala completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College, and her masters work at the University of Washington and Gaia University. A firm believer in ongoing education, she has continued her studies with the Moving On Center, the Center For Kinesthetic Education, and the Nutritional Therapy Association, and the Grief Recovery Institute. Nala has also been a Certified Permaculture Designer for over ten years, and is the current leader of the Jefferson County Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Currently, Nala maintains a private practice as a Integrative Wellness Coach, offering Nutritional Therapy, Somatic Repatterning, and Grief Support. She is a professional advisor to students at Gaia University's Action Learning programs, and teaches an ecosomatic curriculum linking inner and outer ecology at schools, universities and sustainability programs. Living full-time at the BCollective permaculture homestead in Washington State, Nala considers herself fortunate to have the opportunity to apply and refine her ecosomatic philosophies in her own life on a daily basis.

Please call to schedule a free half-hour trial consulation.

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NALA WALLA MS, NTP, CGRS
Nutritional Therapy
Somatic Grief Support
• Movement Repatterning
• Paleo and Ancestral Nutrition
• Digestive & Inner-Ecology Health
• Advocacy for Transitioning Vegans and Vegetarians
• Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practice Design
• Whole-Family Nutrition Strategies
• "On-The-Go" Strategies for busy moms, business travellers, etc.
• Sustainability Education and Hands-on Seminars for adults and children

WELLNESS PHILOSOPHY
Repatterning is Foundational
The approach in a repatterning session is, in essence, to offer support for optimal nutritional and somatic function. Implicit is a profound respect for the human body's ability to regain balance once its basic needs are met. In contrast to the conventional focus on chasing individual symptoms, this foundational approach taps into the innate intelligence of the body, and ensures that changes we make are systemic, holistic and lasting.

Repatterning is Empowering
In a repatterning session, we are provided with 'take-home tools' and skilled guidance to activate our inborn healing capacities. This focus on self-reliance aims beyond a dependence upon practitioners or drugs to simply "fix" the client. In repatterning work, it is the client who takes the lead in their wellness journey. Repatterning is thus both a privilege and a responsibilty: we are supported to create healthier patterns at our own pace, and simultaneously recognize that no one else can do this work for us. The limits lie only in our willingness to participate.

Repatterning is Integrative
Repatterning work combines nutritional and epigenetic sciences with somatic practices (along with a helping of good old common-sense) to approach wellness in a way that honors the entire mind-body system. By gently increasing awareness of our habits and their connections to pain, tension and fatigue, we begin the process of "reprogramming"' healthier patterns.

Repatterning is Connective
A key aspect of this work is reconnection with our own bodily wisdom, and the understanding of ourselves as natural systems, with various levels of ecologies: from the individual body and our own "microbiome", to the social bodies of our families and communities, onward to the greater ecologies of our landscape and the earthly body. We highlight the systemic relationship between the inner and outer, the neurological and ecological, thus creating more effortless integration between self, community and place.

Repatterning makes a wonderful complement to other health and community care modalities such as herbal medicine, physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, counseling, etc.

WHO BENEFITS FROM INTEGRATIVE WELLNESS SUPPORT?

Have you been...?

• Seeking support for chronic health issues related to digestive dysfunction, food sensitivities, and nutritional deficiencies.
•Wondering if your depression or anxiety might be related to unresolved grief
• Hitting plateaus in conventional medical treatment, talk-therapies, or bodywork.
• Interested in deepening connection with and supporting your local foodshed.
•Feeling deficient on a vegan or vegetarian diet, and wanting to find to omnivorous approach that is ethically and ecologically sound
• Looking for portable and practical strategies for staying healthy and relaxed even while "on the go" (busy moms, travelling executives & touring artists, etc.)
• Stymied by highly-structured training in the arts, in business, in academia, and wishing to restore flow and play to your career and life practices.
• Looking for an "outside the box" approach to help break through discomfort, creative blockages, and tension.
• Seeking to integrate sustainable methods of self-care into your daily regime.
• Seeking improved 'range-of-motion' in personal, team and community life.

• Click here to view Nala's resume

• Click here to view past and present projects

• Click here to view published writings

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