WholeSelf Wellness helps people who have struggled with food, injury, chronic pain, fitness, and body image to understand their past story in order to cultivate emotionally and physically healthy habits for the future.
We believe in a HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP with each other, with ourselves, with our body, with food.
We believe in you. We know that you are smart and capable. We know that you know what to do, but due to life, negative-self talk, whatever… you just don’t do it. We’re here to help you do it!
We work with you to discover what WORKS for YOU in your unique mind and body. We support you with UNCONDITIONAL LOVE and ACCEPTANCE. We are here to EMPOWER you to live your STORY. We are here to CHEER you through your journey. We are here to help TRANSFORM your LIFE not just your body.
With an interest in health and wellness at a young age, Ian is passionate about helping people find their most well selves. After struggling with his own wellness, Ian jumped from jobs in supplement sales to diet consulting to personal training. He eventually decided to use his knowledge to help people to achieve their best self in a whole way. This meant going beneath the surface to find the source of his clients’ struggles and supporting them in reaching their wellness goals.
In addition achieving his Masters in Health and Art Sciences, Ian has been a Certified Personal Trainer and Food Coach for over twelve years. His guidance empowers his clients to find the same passion for leading a healthy, happy, and balanced life that he has discovered.
An Oregon native, Randy has worked as a Chef and Restaurant Manager for over 15 years in Chicago, Miami, and Seattle. He has a passion for customer service and he enjoys working with a dedicated team that brings excellent service to its clients.
He is excited to be a part of Wholeself Wellness and bring his customer service experience to help build a community that helps its members attain their goals and nurture their personal paths and growth.
Dunja Marcum is a ACE verified personal trainer and yoga instructor focusing on bridging the gap between strength and flexibility. A student of Leslie Kaminoff’s Yoga Anatomy course, Dunja emphasizes creating space in the body to move with breath and intention.
Sara’s client-centered, shame-free approach to nutrition is rooted in compassion and unconditional acceptance. She believes that all people have their own unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs, and works with her clients to find an individual approach that caters to each. Understanding that lasting change does not usually happen overnight, Sara is careful to work with clients at their own pace and level of comfort. Sara is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Nutrition from The National University of Natural Medicine. In her free time, Sara enjoys cooking, dancing, yoga, hiking, spending time in nature, writing, and spending time with her husband and their two year old son, Artie.
Formerly a wanderer of Montana’s Rocky Mountains and now a 4+ year Portland resident, Paige is committed to challenging and strengthening her clients in the gym so they can put their best foot forward outside of the gym engaging in the activities they enjoy without concern for injury. Passionate about combining hard work with fun, Paige helps encourage and guide her clients through safe, effective, and spirited workouts that build confidence physically and beyond.
A nationally certified personal trainer and fitness nutrition specialist with 14 years of sports coaching experience, Paige is motivated by helping people find the best in themselves. When she is not with clients Paige is adventuring with her wife or wrangling her two beloved dog children.
Derich believes in client individuality; taking a personalized approach to guiding others along their journey with health. Derich understands that everyone has their own health story and is passionate about discovering what role food plays in it.
Derich’s own health journey, along with his knowledge of nutrition (as a graduate of the National University of Natural Medicine), accompanied with his passion as a health coach, has given him the understanding of how to help guide others along the seemingly daunting journey of creating a healthy, balanced life.
Having struggled with weight and illness himself, Derich aims to help others from a place of understanding and compassion. Derich believes in food as medicine and is passionate about helping others discover the understanding behind their food choices; why past diets may have failed, and how to implement new strategies to bettering one’s overall health and well-being through achievable, lasting changes.
“I truly believe that food can be our medicine, and not the enemy.”
Erin’s journey in wellness began in the early 1990’s while studying at the University of Oregon. She received undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Exercise Science, has spent time as a Personal Trainer and has recently received a Masters in Nutrition at NUNM (formerly NCNM).
She understands the importance of taking into account the whole person when working to bring lasting and healthful change into their lives. She realizes that our relationship with food is an important link to achieving our wellness goals.
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