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Welcome to Healthy and Free Living

I’m so glad that you’ve come to learn more about how to live healthy and create an environment free from harmful chemicals. We aren’t made to simply exist, but to thrive. Why not learn to live a healthy life with reduced pain, inflammation, and stress and increased energy and joy? I am here to help you on your health and wellness journey.

BookAbout Me

I’m Dana, married to an amazing man and mother of two adorable children (one boy and one girl).


I have always had a passion for health and wellness and received my BS in Kinesiology from Wheaton College in 2001 and my MA in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. I am a runner, musician, lover of God, and health coach. My desire is to help others transform their lives and be in a healthier place. I believe we shouldn’t just try to survive in life, but actually thrive.


I was introduced to essential oils in March 2014. It was the beginning of getting the chemicals out of my house and defining healthy in different terms. That spring I decided to grow an organic garden in my backyard. I started using chemical-free cleaning products (to get the harmful chemicals out of my house) and  paraben-free and chemical-free beauty products (to get the chemicals away from my largest organ — my skin). I even began making my own deodorant and hair gel! In November 2014 I became a Health Coach and started partnering with USANA Health Sciences. Read More