Nutrition & Wellness Specialist and Staff
Anne Kristine Etherton, MS, RDN, LDN, NASM-CPT, CES, ERYT 200
This is Anne Kristine, our founder/owner, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist ,and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, NASM - Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist and yoga teacher with over 1000 hours of teaching. She is a military wife, and has traveled and lived in several locations. She has obtained a broad array of experience and knowledge from all of them, from receiving her yoga certificate in 2009 to completing her Masters of Science in Nutrition from the University of Nevada, Reno. She has had over 15 years of experience in the fitness and health world, and is specialized in supporting body image work, eating disorder support and healthy food relationship.
Elizabeth Fay, MS, RD, CSPCC, LD, CNSC
Elizabeth is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Specialist in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition, and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics, minoring in Spanish at the University of Rhode Island. She has extensive experience in pediatric and adult clinical nutrition, as well as community and outreach nutrition education and program development. Her nutrition interests focus on evidence-based, individualized nutrition counseling to help clients and patients be the most successful to meet their nutrition goals. Elizabeth is a pediatric nutrition expert and also has a special interest in working with vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets.
Jessica Kozar, RDN
Jessica is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has also completed a 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification through School Yoga Institute. She attended the West Virginia University Didactic Program in Dietetics where she earned her BSA in Animal and Nutritional Sciences and then received a dietetic internship at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia. Jessica's nutrition experience encompasses a variety of environments including acute care, skilled physical rehabilitation, long term care, food service as well as some community volunteer work. She views wellness from a holistic approach with a focus on promoting behavior changes to assist clients with achieving their individualized goals and a more balanced lifestyle. In her free time, she enjoys live music, gardening, cooking, outdoor recreation and spending quality time with family & friends.
Angela Ribarszky, RDN
Angela is a Registered Dietitian specializing in kidney health and renal nutrition. She earned her Master of Science degrees in Biology and English as a Second Language from the University of Debrecen in Hungary. She completed her didactic program in dietetics at Middle Tennessee State University and dietetic internship at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has extensive experience in geriatric nutrition as well as managing diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. Her specialty entails managing kidney disease of all stages including dialysis. Angela is committed to helping her patients improve their kidney health through truly listening to their needs, providing ongoing education and by translating nutrition science into practical concepts. Angela focuses on addressing root causes so that her patients achieve lasting improvements in their overall health and find balance in their nutrition without compromising kidney health. In her free time, Angela enjoys going on long runs and spending time on the water boating, fishing, kayaking or paddle boarding with her family.
Cathryn Williams, RDN, LD
Cathryn is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and completed her dietetic internship at Texas Christian University. She has over 10 years of experience in pediatric and adult clinical nutrition. She strives to provide evidence-based, individualized patient care. Cathryn now focuses on providing nutrition support and counseling for patients with GI disorders and eating disorders. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, cooking, and virtual fitness classes.
Emily Thomas RDN
Emily is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She graduated from West Virginia University with degrees in Human Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship at Syracuse University. Emily has experience in a variety of settings including clinical nutrition, food service, long term care, and more. Whether you are looking for help with managing medical conditions or just looking for attainable lifestyle changes, Emily is ready to help you. Emily will work with you to establish an individualized plan to reach your specific lifestyle goals. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with her family, preferably in the outdoors, and experiencing new restaurants.
Maggie Miller RDN
Maggie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She completed her didactic program at Virginia Tech where she received her Bachelor’s in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. Following her education, she completed a year-long dietetic internship with a focus in sustainable food systems at Montana State University. Her nutrition experiences include clinical, community, and outpatient care settings. Maggie takes a holistic approach to health and believes that the food we consume is just one of the many foundational pillars of our overall health. Through a practical approach, she is committed to helping each person achieve their individualized nutrition goals in a way that is both sustainable and beneficial for them. When Maggie is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on outdoor adventures, and traveling.
Eileen M Galvin, LMT RYT-200
Eileen is a licensed massage therapist and registered yoga instructor. With 23 years experience as a massage therapist and over a decade of yoga experience, five as an instructor, focus is always on safety and correct alignment in yoga classes. In addition to traditional yoga class, Eileen also teaches SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Yoga during the warmer months. This is your opportunity to take your yoga practice onto the beauty of the water. Specialized paddleboards allow us to practice yoga, help build core strength and connect with nature. All levels are welcome, but because this practice is on the water, the ability to swim is required.
Eileen received her BA from Radford University in 1989, her Massage Therapy diploma from Applied Kinesiology Studies in 1998 and completed her Yoga Teacher Training in 2016 from Studio Bamboo Institute of Yoga.
Jessica Paterna, Yoga Teacher and Content Contributor