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


Sushi in a Snap!

Join our Chef in the kitchen to learn the fundamentals of great sushi. You will have a chance to roll up your sleeves and practice making your own sushi....


Cook Well 2.0 Series

Continue your culinary development at The Kitchen Table. (Please note: Completion of the original Cook Well Series is NOT required for enrollment.) -...


Fight Inflammation with Food

Learn how to reduce inflammation in your body, Chef Jeremy prepares mouth-watering omega-3, fiber and probiotic rich foods. This class will be led by our...


Conquering the Carb Craze

How do you know which carbohydrates are good and which are bad? In this class, you will learn how to make well-balanced, mouth-watering dishes composed of...


Meal Planning 101

A little planning can go a long way towards achieving success in your kitchen. In this class, we will focus on ways to streamline production in your...


Grilling Greatness - Father's Day Celebration

Wondering what to get Dad for Father’s Day? You could recreate these grilled masterpieces to celebrate this Sunday! Or better yet, bring Dad to this...


Food As Medicine

We know now more than ever how high quality foods can impact our overall health and wellbeing. Chronic illnesses, inflammation, joint pain, energy level...


Plant Protein Powerhouses

Many of us should be getting more protein in our diets. It can be very difficult to get that protein without all of the fat that typically comes along...


30 Minute Meals

Let’s face it, life can get crazy and we don’t always have much time to hang out in the kitchen preparing nutritious meals. This class is designed to...


Sweet and Savory Popovers

It can be a real challenge to keep your meals interesting and fun if you’ve made the decision to go gluten free. Join Chris as she shares her complete...

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

Abi Prado
Wellness Coordinator

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