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


Digestive Health and Mindful Eating - A Four-Part Series

Learn how to manage unwanted digestive symptoms through methods of mindfulness and emerging research supporting a FODMAP dietary approach. Prepare: July...


State Fair Fare

Learn how to make food on a stick without the guilt! Menu: Buffalo Chicken on a Stick with Homemade Ranch Dressing; Barbecued Pork Butt Skewers with...


Grills Gone Wild

We’re stirring up the coals and setting our grills on fire for this one! So grab your appetite, your taste buds and your friends and get to The Kitchen...


Introduction to the Seven Chakras

Learn how the seven Chakras, the energy centers of the body, play a vital role in your physical and emotional health. Blocked energy in our Chakras can...


30 Minute Meals

Save time and stress in 30 minutes or less! From-scratch cooking made fast and easy. Menu: Chicken Stir-Fry with Chinese Long Beans, Sweet Peas and Bell...


Friday Night Bites

We feed our bodies every day, but let’s not forget to nourish our relationships too! Grab your friend, sibling, spouse, child or coworker and join us...


Fundamentals of Butchery

Here is your opportunity to get back in touch with the foods you and your family love. In addition, you can save some "dough" by doing some of the cutting...


The Original Cook Well Series

Food Philosophy: August 2, 6 to 8 pmExperience HealthEast’s Ways to Wellness Food Philosophy - enjoying fresh, whole foods while learning quick and easy...


Grilling Greatness

The HEAT IS ON! Don’t heat up the kitchen even more. Get outside and join Chef Jeremy to learn all the tricks you’ll need to take your outdoor cooking...


Cook Well for Kids (ages 7 – 11)

My Oh My Chicken Pot Pie In this hands-on class, we’ll practice our knife skills while preparing all the fresh veggies. Then we will each assemble,...

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.

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

Nora Larson
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

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