Since starting Nutrition in Motion in 2010, Sonia has found her true calling. In an out-patient setting, she gets to follow along with her clients and takes pride in knowing people are benefiting from the counseling she provides.
When Sonia is not at work, you can find her paddle boarding, boating, kayaking, at boot camp classes or out for a jog. She also enjoys spending time with her family, including her 3 dogs: Skyler, Austin and Ringo.
As a dietitian, Samantha finds the most joy working in an outpatient setting. Being able to create relationships and follow along with her clients’ journey are what she finds most rewarding. Samantha’s passion in the nutrition world is to teach clients how to be healthy while finding balance with all the finer things in life.
When Samantha is not at work, you can find her reading a book in her hammock, listening to a podcast, or hanging out at a local brewery. She also enjoys walking her dog named Cabbage and exploring new cities.
With the understanding that eating is a lifelong experience, it became a personal endeavor to provide knowledge and facilitate individuals’ discovery of how to make changes toward their healthiest food-related lifestyle. A process that encompasses identifying dietary habits, teaching nutrition education, and creating dietary recommendations that utilize the meal plan and exchange system approach to healthy eating.
Deidra is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is a registered, licensed practicing dietitian in the state of North Carolina through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
When Angelica is not at work, you can find her traveling, going out to eat, going to concerts, exercising, running her fashion/lifestyle blog, and spending time with her family.
Joy’s background is in clinical research and community nutrition. She has co-authored two scientific journal publications in maternal child nutrition and nutrition and cancer while working at University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She also contributed to a variety of study protocols involving pediatrics, pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, spinal cord injury, palliative care, and cancer population groups. Joy’s a former yoga teacher with additional training in childhood yoga and has taught for a private studio but also for an integrative medicine program.
As a mom, Joy is committed to an active well-balanced lifestyle to lead by example for her two young daughters, Ava and Gianna, but also inspire others to believe if they choose to make small dietary changes it will make a BIG difference in creating a healthy sustainable life.
If Joy has alone time you can find her at the yoga studio, running, or enjoying a glass of wine watching hallmark movies. Most of the time she enjoys hanging out with her family outdoors riding bike, gardening, or having impromptu dance parties in the living room.