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Our Philosophy

While restrictive eating and quick fixes currently dominate our country’s obsession with diet culture,  Nourishing our Needs is rooted in evidence-based practice and behavioral change theory that is designed to set you up for a lifetime of sustainable & healthier behaviors. Our customized health education program will empower you to make consistent and informed choices that will propel you towards a simple and balanced lifestyle.

Why Choose Us?

  • Nourishing Our Needs believes in sharing information that is rooted in sound science and practical knowledge.
     

  • Nourishing Our Needs believes in supporting and empowering individuals to make informed health choices based on their budgets, cultures, emotions, needs, and preferences.
     

  • Nourishing Our Needs believes in encouraging individuals to feed their bodies through satisfying nourishment, intentional movement, and mandatory self-care.
     

  • Nourishing Our Needs believes in promoting health behaviors that can be sustained for lifetime-not restrictive diets.
     

  • Nourishing Our Needs believes in empowering and educating individuals to work alongside their HCPs and ask informed questions.

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Meet The Team

KELLIE P. COPE, MPH

Founder & Health Educator

As a former Division I athlete and an owner of a fitness franchise, Kellie has devoted her life to helping people prevent chronic disease through lifestyle and behavior modification. Kellie obtained a Master of Public Health degree with a special emphasis in Behavioral Science and Health Education from Emory University. She is currently seeking a second Master’s degree in Nutrition Science to further focus on disease prevention while partnering with medical practitioners to identify and treat the root causes of symptoms, conditions, and diseases.

As a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Jenny's expertise is dedicated to facilitating self-guided growth. Her method helps clients to identify and live out their unique health and wellness goals and needs through an integrative approach. Oftentimes the areas explored are nutrition, fitness, food struggles, goal setting, daily habits, readiness for change, family meal planning, and lifestyle adjustments. Jenny’s love for health and wellness began more than 35 years ago as a youth athlete and eventually led to her degree in Exercise and Sport Science. She furthered her education through advanced teachings at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is pursuing a Master's degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Health and Nutrition. Jenny is an advocate of acceptance and playful balance throughout the health journey.

JENNY KREIN,

NBC-HWC

Health & Wellness Coach

VIRGINIA HOLLADAY

Social Media Manager

Virginia was born and raised in Tennessee and just finished her junior year of college at James Madison University, Kellie's alma mater! Virginia has a passion for wellness and nutrition and enjoys displaying it through social media. Her work towards her degree in Communication Studies and her experience with marketing continues to allow for growth on social platforms like @nourishingourneeds!