Olya graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics. She completed her dietetic residency at Vancouver General Hospital. She has also completed an Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cookery program at a BSS Approved and Green Leaf Certified Ayurvedic training centre in Kerala, India.
Olya’s practice is registered with the College of Dietetics of British Columbia and she is a member of Dietitians of Canada.
Olya was motivated to start a career in private nutritional counseling by her love for food, it’s importance in maintaing health, and Olya’s immense interest in teaching and helping people reach their full potential. Olya actively engages her clients in planning a lifestyle of healthy eating, including assessment of the individual’s Ayurvedic body type to create a personalized health plan to improve energy levels, correct problems with digestion, and maintain health. Olya takes pride in using the most holistic and authentic health and nutrition approach while developing individualized diet plans. Her approach may also include grocery shopping tours at local food markets, collaboration with personal trainers, naturopaths, and other health professionals to provide clients with a comprehensive understanding of healthy living.
Olya is also an accomplished speaker, providing group seminars and workshops on various nutritional topics, ideally suited for employee health. Much of her experience comes from working in a dietetic practice, with acute care, community nutrition and personal nutrition.