Balanced Living

Nutrition + Yoga Workshop Series

Posted by Arja on February 16 in Holistic Health, Newsletters, Nutrition, Women's Health

I’ve joined forces with yoga instructor Kazimira Mattes for an amazing Nutrition + Yoga Workshop series!  We will be exploring nutrition and lifestyle strategies to help you manage your stress better, boost your mental health, balance your hormones, and improve your digestion.

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Balanced Living:  A Wellness Community

Posted by Arja on July 2 in Holistic Health, Newsletters, Nutrition, Women's Health

Do you have ongoing health + wellness goals that you’re finding hard to meet?

I hear this a lot from my private coaching clients, and after guiding numerous groups through my 21 Day Balanced Reboot I still have repeat participants coming back to do the program again.  Some people just thrive in a group setting where you get support, guidance, and a community that helps you stay accountable.

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The Weighty Issue of Being a Woman

Posted by Arja on October 8 in Women's Health

As women, we are bombarded with images on a daily basis that affect how we view ourselves.  Instead of tapping in to how we feel, we let how we look determine how we feel about ourselves and our abilities.  If you’ve ever carried around a few extra pounds, then you know exactly what I’m talking about.

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Mother’s Day Rally Supporting Maternal Mental Health

Posted by Arja on May 9 in Women's Health

As a practitioner, my focus tends to be on balancing the hormones that contribute to overall health and wellbeing.  I work with a lot of women (that’s not to say I don’t work with men too!) and I’m passionate about women’s health.  The mental health of mothers in particular is something that strikes near and dear for me, so I’d like to step away from posting about nutrition for just a moment.

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A Monthly Battle - Understanding PMS

Posted by Arja on September 18 in Women's Health

If you’re a woman who has hit puberty (and maybe even moved beyond!), chances are you’ve experienced premenstrual syndrome (PMS) at some point in your life.  It’s far too common, affecting 50-70% of all women.  This high rate of occurrence has made it something that most accept as a normal part of being a menstruating woman.  The thing is, the sometimes devastating symptoms are actually the result of hormonal imbalances and shouldn’t be accepted as normal at all.  There are actually many women who experience no PMS and virtually effortless periods, so shouldn’t we all?

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arja pennanen lytle c.n.p. n.n.c.p certified nutritional practitioner

Arja is a Holistic Nutritionist with a passion for balanced living. She loves to help people sleep better, think better, feel sexier, and just generally feel better by putting the focus on eating foods that make you feel good. Arja uses whole foods, lifestyle adjustments, herbs, and some supplements to help people feel their best and achieve their health and wellness goals.