Ali is the owner, clinic director and lead practitioner at The Spring. Her professional career and passion for whole-body health originated from her own search for hope and success in taking charge of her health and wellness.
In 2006, Ali was misdiagnosed with the autoimmune disease Lupus. After nearly 10 years fighting a disease she never had, with a regiment of doctors and specialists and endless prescription drugs, she finally hit her breaking point. There had to be a better answer.
Ali explored new approaches to treatment: integrative medicine, food, natural herbs and supplements and lifestyle changes. She felt immediate relief and improvement. A few years later, she finally found the root cause to her lifelong health battle – Chronic Lyme disease and at least fifteen other infections. After a year of dedicated recovery, using her natural and alternative approach to healing, supported by forms of Nutrition Response Testing, Ali was able to become Lyme-free and live a healthy life.
Ali’s recovery has instilled in her the sincerest belief that good health can be a reality for anyone. Her mission is to help others who are searching for hope and for a life well lived.
Ali is a graduate of the Advanced Clinical Training of Ulan Nutritional Systems using Nutrition Response Testing. She also received an honors certification in Nutritional Consulting from Bauman College, with a focus on food as medicine to support both acute and chronic conditions.
Ali’s approach goes beyond the “quick fix” to create long lasting improvement. She works with clients as they get curious – not judgmental – about their habits, symptoms and relationship with their bodies on their health journey.
What Our Clients Say
“Elke has been a blessing to me. I have had numerous challenges with my internal organs and conventional doctors were not able to diagnose it. Elke’s expert knowledge has not only helped to alleviate the original challenges but also uncover physical concerns that have been underlying for many years. Thank you Elke!”
“I have been sick for almost two years and have seen a variety of doctors who have never been able to treat any of my symptoms. I finally was referred to Elke and she was able to point out many things that were compromising my health. She is so knowledgeable in what she does and has worked wonders for me. I have already started to feel better and have seen great results from the supplements and lifestyle changes she has suggested for me. I enjoy working with her in my struggle to finally be completely healthy again and I know with her by my side that I will! She is a beautiful, caring woman who is not only trying to make you feel better, but also fixing the roots of all the problems you may be having.”
"I used to feel this enormous weight on my shoulders to make all the right decisions for my kiddo’s health and nutrition. While I think MDs are great at emergency care I’ve never felt comfortable putting my kids in their hands when it comes to their nutrition, preventive care or providing a more natural approach when they do get sick. Since the kids have been seeing Ali that weight has been lifted. She is also special when it comes to connecting with kids. Her genuine nature and how she explains things in a way that is easy to understand and makes sense to kids is awesome!"
"I felt an overall sense of not being well, mainly intestinal difficulties daily. My blood sugar levels were really close to diebetic levels, if not over that. After working with Ali for two months I feel really good! I now know what’s causing the intestinal problems and when I avoid that I don’t have problems. I took my blood sugar numbers today and after eating, they were within the normal range and my fasting number was lower than it has been in years - I am very excited about this!"
"I felt a lot of inflammation in my belly, my energy fluctuated a lot and I had very irregular sleep. Overall, my diet seemed off and I was confused as to why I had high cholesterol. After working with the ladies at The Spring, I feel lighter and my mood has improved. The quality of my sleep is much better and my energy is more sustained. I have a better understanding of my nutrition and am happier about my dietary habits."