"I have struggled with digestive issues for over 12 years. They've pushed me to make big changes and recognize bad habits; and have sent me on a path of learning, discipline, and self-discovery. Yet even as I worked hard, did the "right" things and learned and changed, my problems persisted in one form or another. Really to be honest, I was stuck and addicted to some of the bad things. I found myself in a cycle of trying things to no avail; trying things and failing--in one form or another--to stick things out. I was frustrated by the lack of results. I tried everything and read about everything.
Working with Sarah and Body Wisdom Health--doing lab tests to make accurate assessments, and working in a systematic way to address how different body systems relate--has been totally amazing.
The source of over a decade of digestive issues? A bacterial infection, found on a gastrointestinal lab test run by Sarah. Binging and cravings that felt like food addiction, stress, fatigue, joint pain and a host of other symptoms--all reduced to one simple issue.
There are bumps along every road. When I was self-diagnosing and self-treating these bumps would just totally derail me from my wellness plan. Having Sarah to turn to and to hear her say "that's normal, it means we need to tweak this and do that instead" has kept me on track and helped me finally break through to feel healthier than I have ever felt. I'm still working on gut repair and detoxification. I know that it's only going to continue being totally transformative and life-altering as I continue my path with Body Wisdom Health."
-Julie Ferreira, Elementary School Teacher
"Sarah gave me keys to restoring my digestive health when both mainstream doctors and naturopaths were unsuccessful. I searched for three years and feel incredibly fortunate to now have Sarah working with me. Her knowledge of nutrition is extensive and her willingness to personally tailor her guidance makes it very effective. She also provides muscloskeletal assessments and exercise plans matched to your individual goals and needs. The plans are well thought out, realistic and encouraging as is her one-one-one coaching. Thanks for everything, Sarah!"
-Deena Fishbein, Accountant
"Working with Sarah Cotten is a truly wonderful experience. Sarah has a depth of knowledge that really helps to bring the human body into a state of wellness. She provides a wealth of information and resources to help you heal with a nutritious diet, carefully chosen supplements and herbal remedies. Some of the highlights of her practice can help those with adrenal fatigue, digestive disorders and detoxification for balance and well being; and so much more. I highly recommend Sarah as a holistic health coach!"
-Bradford Trogan, Craniosacral Therapist/Herbalist
"Sarah Cotten helped me make important decisions about my health. She was thoughtful, thorough, and discreet. Our relationship is ongoing and fun. Sarah is a knowledgeable and wise woman with many years of experience leading others in holistic practices. Thanks for helping me, Sarah!"
-Eric Wagner, Elementary School Teacher
"Sarah is gracious, intuitive and most of all, incredibly smart about the body's needs. What an honor it has been to have her as a compassionate mirror to my well-being!"
-Sarah Sheen, Health Coach
"Through Sarah's coaching I achieved my goals of losing weight/toning and adjusting my posture so my low back pain was decreased and then gone. The workout she designed for me is quick and surprisingly effective. I continue to do it and look forward to future sessions with Sarah."
-Reina Pineda, Massage Therapist
"This year, I treated myself to two nutritional consultations with Sarah. The knowledge she imparted as part of those sessions has restored my energy, patience, and general state of well being, and I am forever grateful! Sarah helped me establish a plan for combating chronic bloating, pre-diabetes (and related fatigue), and adrenal depletion by suggesting important supplements, offering practical suggestions for foods to include and avoid in my diet, and reminding me of the importance of breath and thanks throughout the day. Sarah personalized her advice to suit my needs, preferences, and lifestyle. She gave me recipes, told me where to buy my nutritious foods and soup bones, spelled out simple rules to live by (i.e. eat fresh veggies with every meal), encouraged me to re-think my exercise choices, and provided me with scientific rational for every piece of advice offered. I felt no judgement from Sarah; only compassion and the objective suggestions of someone extremely competent in her field! Thank you for the information, Sarah, and the inspiration to do something with it."
-Marci Tarre, Biology Professor