Hi! I’m Mayuri
I guide people towards a balanced lifestyle using a holistic approach to anxiety management and sugar cravings.
Obtaining a Degree in Fine Arts and having run a Silkscreen printing studio and home decor business for 7 years I have a strong direction towards the arts and the creative side of life. But when my dad was experiencing strange symptoms I found myself in a google nightmare and diagnosed him with dementia before the Doctors did.
It was that year that I attempted 90 days of being sugar free, gluten free, caffeine and alcohol free as well as dairy free. Needless to say I only lasted a mere 45 days. Learning about dementia I knew I did not want that to be my destiny and having similar gut issues and lack of mathematic skills to my dad I had this strong sense that I needed to start protecting myself.
Since that year (2014) I was determined to get to 90 days, I only reached it in 2016 but I had made substantial changes to my diet. I had lost weight and reduced my IBS pain and flare ups by at least 70%. In those years my mom had a stent fitted and was soon diagnosed with a marriage of lupus and scleroderma and my dementia traumatised dad had a stroke that took his speech and 85% of his cognitive function.
A month before my dad had his stroke my anxiety and depression was at its worst. I was watching my business of 7 years fall apart slowly, my mom had just finished 9 months of Chemotherapy for her Scleroderma. And my Mum in law moved in with us. I was eating well, not drinking much alcohol and having minimal caffeine. But my anger, anxiety, frustration were at an all time high. My IBS worsened and I developed inflammation in my hands and feet. My dads’ stroke changed my life. Negatively and positively. I saw my strengths and still see my weaknesses. I was diagnosed with PTSD 6 months later – a combination of losing my home space, my business, the man I knew as my father and the realisation that building my own family was not going to happen for a while.
But I managed to still wake up….
Read my full story here.
I graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where I learned innovative coaching methods, practical lifestyle management techniques, and over 100 dietary theories – Ayurveda, gluten-free, Paleo, raw, vegan, macrobiotics, and everything in between.
I studied with the world’s top health and wellness experts including:
Founder and director of the Institute for
Walter Willett, MD, DrPH
Chair of nutrition at Harvard University
Andrew Weil, MD
Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative
Bestselling author and life coach
Susan Blum, MD, MPH
Assistant clinical professor at Mount Sinai School of
Joel Fuhrman, MD
Family physician and leading expert on nutritional
Mark Hyman, MD
Founder of The UltraWellness Centre
Bestselling author and expert on emotional eating
Raw food leader and nutrition expert
Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH
Professor at New York University’s Department of
Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health
Food writer for The New York Times and bestselling
Why work with me?
My education has equipped me with extensive, cutting-edge knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and prevention. Working with me, you will develop a deeper understanding of food and lifestyle choices that work best for you, improving your energy, balance, health, and happiness.
Each session will leave you feeling inspired and motivated. We will talk about things beyond food, seeking to bring balance to important elements of your life such as love and relationships as well as career and money. I will personally and carefully guide you to make simple, small changes that transform your life.
I teach people how to create a balanced and anxiety free life with a holistic approach to lifestyle and nutrition.
+27 72 243 9391