Alexandria Bristow is a holistic nutritionist with Koru Nutrition. Alexandria (or Ali as she is also known) has also worked in a mental health hospital, long term care facilities, and in health food stores. She has also volunteered with children with special needs such as Autism, Down syndrome and ADHD.
She graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN) in 2015, earning the designation of Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN). In addition, she studied health sciences at the University of Western Ontario (2010-2014) and graduated as an occupational therapist and physiotherapist assistant from Georgian College (2018). Alexandria has additional training in culinary nutrition, fall prevention, and is currently undergoing her yoga teacher training.
Through these experiences she has gained a special interest in the following areas of nutrition:
- digestive health
- healthy aging
- mental health
- brain injury
Ali works as a physiotherapy assistant and OTA at the Abilities clinic in Midland working with clients who have been suffered brain injuries in motor vehicle collisions, assisting with home and schedule organizing, academic support, and follow through with other rehab team members goals for the client.
As a yin yoga instructor, Ali runs yoga retreats in Muskoka and healthy cooking workshops in Barrie on a variety of topics including; anti-inflammatory eating, eating for awesome energy, smoothies and elixirs etc. In her spare time Ali enjoys baking gluten free desserts and going on hikes with her husband and Golden Retriever, Summer. She loves to travel and is always planning her next adventure!