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Master of the Month: Jessica Filkins

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJessica Filkins  is a holistic health coach, Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master.  Jessica believes that everyone deserves to be healthy and happy. Her mission is to share her gift for healing and her knowledge of nutrition and yoga with others. Jessica works with clients to transform their lives forever by helping them fill themselves with primary food, the nutrients that don’t come on a plate.  Primary foods include spirituality, relationships, career, and exercise.  Jessica specializes in working with people who suffer from GI disorders such as IBS and IBD. Jessica’s fascinating journey of healing her own digestive track after becoming deathly ill has inspired her to help others on their path to perfect health.

Jessica grew up on Block Island, a tiny island off the coast of Rhode Island. She spent her childhood playing in ponds, swimming at the beach and exploring nature trails.  Jessica graduated from Colorado College in 2011 where she studied a combination of philosophy, anthropology and psychology. After graduating ,she spent a winter in the Bahamas teaching art to Haitian immigrants, The following year she traveled around the world by air, sea, and land studying shamanism, yoga, craniofacial therapy and reflexology. She recently graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is perusing a career in heath coaching and developing her turmeric juice business, Jamu Juice.

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