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Meet Ritu


IMG_1552Ritu Riyat, MPH, CYT, CHES

Yoga and Mindfulness Coach, Wellness Consultant
Owner of Nutritionize!

Creator of  The 21 Day STRESS Detox 

Member: American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP); National Commission for Health Education Specialists

Ritu is an applied yoga and mindfulness expert. She equips her clients with tools to reconnect with their bodies, eliminate stress, and make more informed decisions about their health and well being.


Ritu specializes in holistic wellbeing using the concept of primary food (emotional state) and secondary food (that which you eat) to help clients resolve concerns around the following issues:

• Insulin regulation related to Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
• Digestive issues, IBS, constipation, diarrhea, bloating and gas
• Increasing and stabilizing energy levels throughout the day
• Weight management

• Holistic healing to find balance

• Emotional eating

• Productivity and Happiness

Ritu works with clients who need support in breaking habits, balancing stress, and finding balance to support health and happiness. She is also a bay area yoga and meditation teacher. For her schedule click here.


Training and Certifications

Nutrition and Fitness Related:
• Certified Health Counselor (CHC) – Institute for Integrative Nutrition®, December 2011
• Member, American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP)
• Paleolithic Solution Seminar – Robb Wolf, April 2009, March 2010
• Primal Blueprint workshop- Mark Sisson February 2009
• Zone Diet workshop- Barry Sears June 2009
• Crossfit Level 1 Certified, June 2009; Level 1 Test, March 2011

Yoga and Mindfulness Related:
• Science of Mindfulness training with Kelly McGonigal, August 2011 – June 2012

• Intermediate Qi gong training- The Longevity Center March 2011

• 10-day Vipassana course- December 2009
• Ayurveda Principles- Kerala Ayurveda Academy January 2008
• Certified Yoga Teacher – Greenpath Yoga, San Francisco January 2006

• Certified Yoga Teacher – The Yoga Institute, Mumbai, India January 2005

• Certified Health Education Specialist, CHES
• Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology, University of Southern California
• Bachelors of Science in Genetics, University of California, Davis