Ximena Araya-Fischel, M.A., is a health journalist, certified health coach, food and nutrition writer at mindbodygreenE-RYT 500 lead yoga teacher, certified Pilates instructor, and health editor from Costa Rica. Guided by an infinite passion for wellness and overall health, she’s on a mission to help others boost well-being and lead a mindful, well-rounded life.

She holds an M.A. in Communication & Journalism, Suma Cum Laude, and a BFA in Dance & Design, as well as multiple certifications in fields such as functional nutrition, positive psychology, doula training, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, mindfulness, and integrative health, among others. Ximena’s intellectual curiosity and research on well-being allow her to offer science-informed, individualized, and warm-hearted education to her clients, students, and the community at large.