All Kinds of News for December 04, 2019
As a holistic adventure-based therapy program, Trails Momentum is committed to helping young adults ages 18-25, develop healthier habits in a variety of areas. Trails Momentum is excited to announce that Charlotte Christensen, MS, has joined the team as a Nutrition and Wellness Specialist, overseeing the kitchen, nutrition education, and culinary lessons.
Charlotte has a Master’s in Functional Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon and focuses on the connection between what people eat, how they feel, and how proper nutrition can heal their bodies. Since finishing her degree, she has studied biology, ecology, organic agriculture, and holistic healing. She has a wide array of experience in the food industry, from teaching healthy cooking classes for youths and adults, to planning and coordinating events for health food stores.
“Charlotte’s background in Farm-to-Table concepts, using food as medicine, teaching healthy cooking classes, and developing new recipes make her the perfect fit for our program’s Healthy Living Model,” describes Program Director Todd Ransdell.
At Trails Momentum, Charlotte will teach healthy living classes & culinary lessons to equip young adults with the skills and tools they need to carry on nutritional living practices beyond graduation. Charlotte continues to strengthen the "Farm-to-Institution" model by partnering with local farms and even working to build the small farm on-site.
Learn more about the life skills development at Trails Momentum by visiting https://trailsmomentum.com/life-skills or by calling (877) 296-8711.
Trails Momentum is an alternative to traditional wilderness programs for young adults ages 18-25 who are struggling to launch themselves into adulthood. Students are guided on a journey of self-discovery where they develop self-concept and are empowered to make the transition into independence. Adventure programming, clinical services, family involvement, college coursework, and social skill development are seamlessly interwoven to maximize the transference of important life skills and address clinical and behavioral challenges.