Helena Fowler

Helena is a functional nutrition clinician, Ayurvedic practitioner and the first life-spectrum hormonal health doula; she is a doctoral candidate completing her Doctor of Clinical Nutrition.

Helena has a passion for working with clients experiencing chronic stress and focuses on the intersection of gut health, chronic inflammation, sleep patterns, and hormonal equilibrium. She helps people experiencing stress avoid burnout and reduce the risk of development/progression of chronic disease. She also helps womxn navigate all of the hormonal journeys throughout their lives, from their first cycle and PMS to fertility and menopause and everything in between (including supporting through abortion; grief, loss, miscarriage and adoption; and transition support). She’s passionate about helping people find their personal, unique balance and feel empowered to become their most balanced self (inside and out).

Helena is the creator of the INSIGHT Method℠ nutritional approach to stress and whole-self health and The Framework℠ strategy for accomplishing goals and navigating behavior change. Her nutrition services are evidence-based and grounded in functional medicine, in partnership with Ayurvedic philosophy, and are designed to address each client’s individual needs and health goals. She firmly believes when we nourish all aspects of ourselves, we can cultivate the things that help us thrive.

Helena also has over two decades of experience helping tech and tech-enabled companies define their product marketing and product strategy. She has led and developed teams at multi-$B companies, start-ups and companies scaling their revenue with fast-paced growth. Today, she consults with and provides fractional executive-level leadership for tech companies in the health, wellbeing and food space.

Education
  • Doctor of Clinical Nutrition (in progress) from the University of Western States
  • Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States (curriculum created in partnership with the Institute of Functional Medicine)
  • Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communication, CSUSB
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Public Relations concentration, CSUSB
Certifications and Trainings
  • Food, Nutrition and Health certificate from the University of Washington
  • Ayurvedic certification from Mount Madonna Institute’s College of Ayurveda
  • Full spectrum doula training through Cornerstone Doula Trainings
  • Birth and labor doula training through DONA-certified Sierra Birth Center
  • Fertility doula training from Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings and the Midwifery Institute
  • Queer and trans preconception and reproductive loss training from Birthing Advocacy Doula Trainings
  • 200-hr yoga instructor
  • Usui Reiki Master teacher
Proprietary Program Creation
  • Founder of Elevate Functional Nutrition + Wellness, creator of the INSIGHT Method℠ whole-self approach to stress and nutrition, The Framework℠ approach for navigating behavior change and accomplishing goals, and Embodied Manifestation℠ coaching
  • Guided meditation and breath coach