Kelly adopted a whole food plant-based lifestyle in March 2014 after reading Whole and The China Study by Dr. T. Colin Campbell, PhD. She is passionate about educating the public about the benefits of whole food plant-based nutrition and helping people take charge of their own health. Kelly is also very keen on veganism and the impact a simple dietary change can have on not only individual health but also the health of the planet and the animals that inhabit it. She is a graduate of the Main Street Vegan Academy and a certified Master Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator.
Kelly has an MA in Linguistics from Eastern Michigan University, an MS in Exercise Science from Oakland University, and an MS in Nutrition and Integrative Health with a specialization in Human Clinical Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is an ACSM-certified personal trainer, AFAA- and ACE-certified group exercise instructor, and also an ACE-certified health coach. Kelly holds the certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies/eCornell. She has earned various certifications from Wellness Forum Health and continues to take classes from Dr. Pam Popper to become a Certified Health Educator.
Kelly hosts a PBNSG small group every month at Sola Life and Fitness in Rochester Hills.