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Birgitte Christensen

I’m Birgitte, born and raised in Denmark.
Moved to Racine, Wisconsin, with my husband in the spring of 2013.

As a holistic lifestyle practitioner, I work with the whole person “body, mind, spirit, and emotions” to gain
balance in life and optimal health.

I’ve been helping people change their lifestyle in Denmark since 2006 when I graduated in Reflexology & Nutrition.

In Spring of 2011, I opened a health care shop in our hometown, providing organic whole food, skin care and supplements,
along with offering the lifestyle change program already started.
That continued until we left for the US in spring 2013.
I have been blessed to work with, and learn from some of the best holistic practitioners in Denmark.

  • Graduated in Reflexology & Nutrition 2006 from ZoneConnection, Denmark
  • Certified Crania Sacral Therapist 2005 from Trine Rosenberg Institute, Denmark
  • Certified massage therapist 2006 from Optimal Therapy, Denmark
  • Certified 1st degree Reiki Healer 2005 from The Reiki Alliance, America

Our lives are filled with things to do, Family, friends and jobs that need our attention.
Too often you forget YOU!

Hokkaido salad

By Birgitte Christensen | October 13, 2018

  Pumpkin season is here!! I love all the different varieties of pumpkins and squashes, and all the different amazing dishes we can make from these cheap and yet nutritious crops! Hokkaido pumpkin has a slightly chestnut and nutty flavor, and the very tasty orange-red flesh is very nutrient dense, because it contains less water…

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Five colors on your plate

By Birgitte Christensen | August 12, 2018

Ok, back to school, it’s BIOLOGY time! To understand why we need to eat healthy in order to maintain a healthy and functional body, we need to understand what the human body is build off. We have more than 37 trillion cells in our body. Each cell is like a little engine. Like all other…

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Optimal health with the Back to Basics lifestyle

By Birgitte Christensen | July 31, 2018

Sharing how to regain Optimal Health, is my passion and life mission Optimal Health is a complete lifestyle, and not just a diet. It is very simple if you go “Back To Basics” and learn, what it is your body really needs. Hint: it’s easier than you think! If you look at the human body…

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I love trying new recipes to find good tasting dishes that are good for me and my loved ones.

Spinach watermelon salad

By Birgitte Christensen | September 7, 2018

Another easy and super tasty salad with watermelon. I know it’s getting late in the season for watermelon, but you can still find some really good ones out there. The red color is so inviting and packed with nutrients; High levels of Vitamin A, B6 and C, and a significant amount of antioxidants, lycopene and amino…

Watermelon Relish

Watermelon Relish

By Birgitte Christensen | September 4, 2018

I love watermelon, but. we are only two people in this household, so if I didn’t pre cut the whole thing, the last bit always got thrown away. Then I came across some different Watermelon recipes on pintrest, and thought that was a really great way of using it. That resulted in different Watermelon salads,…

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Pineapple Basil Smoothie

By Birgitte Christensen | September 3, 2018

Creating tasty healthy smoothies, doesn’t always have to be complicated! And this time of year, everything is so packed with nutrients. We have to take advantage of that, and what better way than creating a smoothie once in a while. This is one of my absolute favorite smoothies during the summer. It has such a…