Work with a Nutritionist

One size does NOT fit all.  We take our time to learn about you so we can create a fully customized plan that fits.

Our Integrative Plans Create Unity

At NAO Wellness, we are proud to feature some of the best Nutritionists in NYC. Each one of our Nutritional Experts puts their story and personal experience into their craft, with the intention of supporting you in unifying mind, body and spirit through good nutrition and lifestyle choices.

Nutritional & Holistic Wellness Coaching

NAO offers 1-on-1 nutrition counselling sessions in person, over the phone, or via email. Our packages provide the ongoing support needed to create positive, lasting change. We work at your pace so you move through the process with ease and confidence.

Sessions include:

    • Nutritional analysis and roadmap designed to meet your needs with ease and joy
    • Self-care strategies and tips for mindfulness, meditation, and holistic wellness
    • Education, support group, and product recommendations
    • Books! Self-help, inspirational, and cookbooks to build your healthful library
    • Customized (and delicious!) weekly nutrition plans
    • Stress-relief and fitness tips that boost energy!
    • Unlimited email access to your Nutritionist
    • Guided trips to the grocery store, shopping lists, and cooking demos
    • Information! Articles, handouts, recipes, and much more!

Our Other NYC Nutrition Services

Meet Our Nutritionists

Nikki Ostrower, Founder of NAO and Integrative Nutritionist
Nikki Ostrower, Founder of NAO and Integrative Nutritionist

In her early 20s, Nikki left a dead end corporate job selling copiers door-to-door and admitted herself into a treatment center for her eating disorder. Since seeking treatment for her ED, Nikki set herself on a path to bring healing to New York City. Nikki has been an Integrative Nutritionist for over a decade and has worked with thousands of clients - including large corporations like Nike.

Her truest expression is in serving the ED community. Speaking loving truth, Nikki relies on behavior based coaching to deliver life changing straight talk to her clients when they need it the most.

Nikki is also the founder of the West Village “oasis” NAO Wellness, a tucked away space featuring a wide array of nutritional and wellness services designed to elevate your self-care routine.

You can read Nikki's story, here.

Jaimie Bailey, Integrative Nutritionist
Jaimie Bailey, Integrative Nutritionist

For the past 13 years, Jaimie has been dedicated to learning and guiding others in finding the steps, actions, and solutions to heal a range of food and body issues. The journey is sometimes extensive and challenging but trusting the process is the beginning of taking control of your body, inside and out.

After many years of struggling with chronic gut disease and hormone imbalance, Jaimie's personal journey led her to studying at the Academy of Healing Nutrition. After graduating, she accepted that her life and body are HER responsibility. In doing so, Jaimie began carving out a WHOLEistic lifestyle with proper nutrition, exercise and a commitment to self-care.

Jaimie believes that we all inherently have what it takes to live our best lives. The roadblocks and struggles are there to hurdle but must never light the path. Instead, Jaimie will use them as a guide to create a blueprint to support you in finding your best self.

Gina Benson, Integrative Nutritionist and Ayurveda Practitioner
Gina Benson, Integrative Nutritionist and Ayurveda Practitioner

Gina was raised in a household that used natural remedies and favored a healthy lifestyle. Her natural knack for understanding human physiology led her to become an Ayurveda Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist, Yoga Teacher, Reiki Practitioner, Birth Doula and Educator.

She is currently completing a Masters in Science for Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Deriving from India, Ayurveda is an ancient natural wellness system that dates back more than 5,000 years. Ayurveda translates to the "science of life." This longstanding tradition of holistic healing awakens the body’s innate intelligence and self-repair mechanisms.

Ayurveda helps one find balance through daily routine, personalized nutrition, and powerful herbs of the earth. It also assesses the individual as a whole to address one's unique needs.

Gina's love of learning and spreading this wealth of knowledge to the community is shown through her dedication to her clients and students. She utilizes the time-honored science of Ayurveda with modern studies in nutrition and healthcare to guide her clients to enhanced health and wellbeing physically, emotionally and spiritually. 

Ralda Georges, Functional Medicine Integrative Nutritionist
Ralda Georges, Functional Medicine Integrative Nutritionist

Ralda Georges, Functional Medicine Integrative Nutritionist

Ralda is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner from the School of Applied Functional Medicine as well a Certified Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge Health Coach training Program which allows Ralda to address the root cause of the disease instead of just treating the symptoms.

Growing up on the Mediterranean, Ralda lived on a nutritious diet where every meal was home-cooked from scratch using fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. When she moved to North America, she kept the same Mediterranean diet, but her health started to decline. Rather unexpectedly Ralda developed Hashimoto Thyroiditis. This set her on the path to understand, on a deeper level, the role that nutrition plays in how our bodies act and react. With her techniques and teachings, she has been able to control her autoimmune disease.

Ralda's personal history and struggles put her on the path toward helping people recognize what is keeping them from reaching their personal health goals. She will help you get to the root of what is happening, so you too, can heal.

Sacha Gnesin, Integrative Health Coach, Occupational Therapist

Sacha is certified as an Integrative Health Coach and gut health expert from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition’s newest programs, where she specializes in getting to the root cause of problems and addressing the whole person.  She also holds a Master’s in Occupational Therapy and Bachelor’s of Science from Quinnipiac University, which has allowed her to work across all different populations from geriatrics, to adults, children and pediatrics. 

Growing up on the east coast to a Middle Eastern family, she was raised with a rich influence of nutrition, adaptogens and herbs and natural remedies.  After working as an Occupational Therapist in NYC nursing homes, schools, and with individual clients for over 12 years, she recognized the importance of nutrition on health and how much it can influence everything from the mind, gut, hormones, energy systems and mental health. 

Sacha’s personal history with an eating disorder and undiagnosed gut/hormone issues lead her to create Glow by Sacha, a health coaching platform helping individuals improve their health from the inside out.  She truly believes that healing is a whole mind/body approach and that each bio-individual person’s path is unique to them. She will help guide you through it all and create a tailormade lifestyle that fits your individual needs.

Jessica Van Kipp, Integrative Health Coach, Gut & Hormone Healing Specialist

For 12 years, Jessica has been coaching clients both individually and through her Family Food Makeover program.
After graduating from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she worked as a chef and Integrative Nutrition Coach for many families with small children with digestive disorders, focusing on gut healing and picky eating.
She later focused her efforts on studying Functional Medicine and graduated from the School of Applied Functional Medicine. Since then, she has coached hundreds of clients one-on-one with a root-cause biochemical approach.
Jessica believes in the body’s resiliency and works to uncover the hidden factors of imbalance and dysfunction, why they happen, and then course corrects through purposeful nutrition, lifestyle, and environmental upgrades - always supporting mind, body, and soul principles of health. She also utilizes functional lab testing and assessment for gut and hormone health and analyzes client blood labs.
Jessica specializes in gut imbalances, autoimmune, hormone balance, thyroid health as well as anxiety, depression, and pyroluria. 

Anne Markt, Integrative Health Coach

Anne Markt is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and has been coaching clients to wellness for the past 10 years.
Anne has coached patients of many functional medicine doctors across the country while learning optimal health modalities via food, lifestyle, supplements, and biohacking.  She has endless tools for health success.  
Her specialty is working with clients who have struggled with yo-yo dieting for years and feel confused, stressed, and metabolically burnt out!  She's successfully helped clients completely transform their own relationship to food and their body. 
Leading with compassion, care, and curiosity, Anne helps clients uncover their own best blueprint for transformative health so the results last. She also is a speaker for Corporate Wellness presentations and has co-Authored the book "Never Stop Healing" with Regan Archibald, Lac, FMP, DIPL OM.
Anne successfully overcame a years-long battle with binge eating thanks to meditation, transformed her childhood and college addictions to gluten, dairy, and sugar thanks to her health coaching tools, and successfully stopped calorie counting and obsessing over her weight.  She loves to coach people to successful behavioral change, and continues to explore the latest and greatest health modalities available. 
For happy client reviews working with Anne, check out the NAO Wellness Instagram page. 

If you're ready to learn more about what a customized journey could do for you, contact us to schedule your FREE 10 Minute Discovery Call.

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We kindly request that all changes to appointments be made by calling 646-830-4423. Services must be rescheduled or cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your appointment. Cancellations and reschedules made after this time will result in the full price of the session.

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