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Carla Ferrer Russo, PhD, ND, MSc, RYT --  Zen Wellness Academy


Carla Ferrer Russo, PhD, is a Professor of Nutrition and Health Sciences, a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor (ND), holds a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, is a Registered Yoga Teacher, and also holds a sub-specialty certification in Human Behavior.

For over twenty years, Dr. Carla's work has focused on sharing both her personal and professional experience addressing the whole being, mind, body and spirit; specializing in the field of transformation and consciousness for healthy lifestyle living, empowering profound personal and professional break-throughs for individuals and organizations throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and United Kingdom (EU).

As an educator, transformational seminar leader, retreat facilitator, and keynote speaker rooted in Ayurveda teaching naturopathy, homeopathy, and organic nutrition, Dr. Carla marries her depth of wisdom and insight with passion, humor, and sensitivity to empower individuals in awakening to the brilliance of who they are ~ Bridging The Gap Between Impossible and Attainable ~ living life intentionally by individual design ~ naturally and organically! 


In her own words...

I believe everyone has the ability to construct their life the way they want it.  A successful person knows how to integrate and utilize all three aspects of the mind to live a successful and happy life. Although life is full of challenges—big or small, pleasurable or stressful—they all have solutions!

As an expert in holistic health, I offer creative, yet simple, ways to help you progress toward a healthier lifestyle in every area of your life, emotionally, physically, spiritually, and professionally. My passion, commitment, and heart felt intention for you, just like for the many thousands I have worked with over the years, is that you Live Your Best Life in every way imaginable without further delay; living your life by design, rather than from crisis to crisis!

So whether it's direction and purpose you seek to discover for yourself through my transformational life coaching program, or to learn about wisdom traditions that teach nature has provided all that we need to repair and sustain ourselves, or getting physically fit and healthier losing unwanted weight for good utilizing my proven weight loss plan, or maybe a combination of all of the above systems; together we will design a personalized program that leads you to achieving greater health ~ naturally and organically.

If you'd like to learn more, please feel free to submit your contact information and I will be in touch.

With much love and light, it’s my honor to meet you here.


Dr. Carla 

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