Ways to Wellness

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Ways to Wellness

We empower people to optimize their well-being. We look at the whole you and create a plan you can implement and follow. And we welcome everyone – you don’t have to be a HealthEast patient to use our services.

Our services:


Upcoming cooking and mind/body wellness classes


Master My Kitchen - 8 Part Cooking Course

Develop cooking skills to create lifelong habits for yourself and your family. Take command of your kitchen! Food for Thought: April 17, 5 - 7 pmBreak...


Boy Meets Grill

Let’s get outside and polish up your grilling skills while getting up close and personal with protein! Grilling is a quick cooking technique and allows...


Yoga Flow and a Craft Flight

Come ready to loosen-up those tense muscles and relieve built- up stress. Justin will guide you through posture restoring poses that will help you feel...


Meditation Sampler: What is Your Type?

There are many different types of meditation to choose from making it difficult to know where to start. Join us to experience different types of...


Pro-Approach to Meal Planning

Don’t start from scratch every day! Don’t eat the same thing every day either. Make one meal and reinvent it throughout your week. This will save time...


Intro to Life Coaching

What is Life Coaching all about? We are here to answer your questions and help you discover if Life Coaching is for you. You will learn about what life...


Making Momma Brunch

This one is for all of you that want to make that special lady a Mother’s Day treat she will never forget. Join us in the kitchen to learn how to put on...


Sensational Sushi!

Learn all about the foundations of great sushi. We will cover common sushi terminology, how to make the perfect sushi rice, slice the fish and proper...


Kitchen Hacks

Can you soften butter without melting it? Is that egg really fresh? Is this steak done? Learn how to answer these questions and many more kitchen tricks...


Intro to Functional Nutrition Seminar

Get healthy, lose weight, reduce pain, improve digestion, and increase your energy level! Find out what all the buzz is about with our new Functional...

We can't wait to work with you

Our team includes registered dietitians, certified personal trainers, life coaches, as well as a chef and a psychologist. We’re experts in nutrition and weight management, corrective exercise and fitness training, and lifestyle and behavioral change. This unique skill set allows us to treat each client as a whole person. We’re passionate about helping people achieve their personal well-being goals, and we can’t wait to work with you.


Our nutrition and fitness specialists have extensive experience helping clients achieve their personal wellness goals.

Kirk Anderson
Fitness Specialist

Elizabeth Bakos
Pilates & Fitness Specialist

Katie Bjornson
Fitness Specialist

Beth Dierkhising, RD, LD
Nutrition and Fitness Specialist

Megan Green, RD, LD
Nutrition and Fitness Specialist

Lisa Hellem
Nutrition & Fitness Specialist

Justin Julson
Fitness Specialist

Emily Kline
Health and Wellness Coach

Rachel Larson, RD, LD, Ways to Wellness Manager
Nutrition and Fitness Specialist

Mallory Madden
Fitness Specialist

Brenda Navin, RD, LD
Director of Health and Wellness/Personal Trainer

Jeremy Reinicke

Michaela D. Smith, PsyD

Lisa Somerville
Health and Wellness Coach

Larissa Vados
Pilates & Fitness Specialist

Contact & Registration

You can register for a Ways to Wellness class or coaching session by phone, fax, email or on our website.
Phone: 651-232-1926
Fax: 651-326-8729
Register online


Individual appointments:
Monday - Thursday, 6 am to 7 pm
Friday, 5:30 am to 2 pm
Office hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm
Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

Phone sessions are also available by request.

New to Ways to Wellness?

Please fill out our registration form before your first session.
Registration form

Ways to Wellness Locations

The main Ways to Wellness location is on Woodwinds Health Campus in Woodbury, Minnesota, and we also offer classes at HealthEast Stillwater Clinic and HealthEast's Midway campus in St. Paul. Additionally, we offer two HealthEast employee-only locations at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood and Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul.

Midway Administrative Campus
HealthEast Administration Offices
1700 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55104
Stillwater Clinic
2900 Curve Crest Blvd.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Ways to Wellness
1825 Woodwinds Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125