Need help with nutrition? The Y can help

You can work with a YMCA Nutrition Specialist to:

  • Set nutrition goals that work for YOU 
  • Learn ways to take action and stick with healthy habits

To get started, book a FREE 15 minute discovery session with one of our Nutrition Specialists. In this session, you can share more about your goals and learn if we can help.

These sessions can be held on a video call (virtual) or in-person at a YMCA wellness center.

To book your session, email nutrition@denverymca.org.

If you want more support after your discovery session, you can keep working with us one-on-one:

  • 30-minute session: $34
  • (4) 30-minute sessions: $125
  • 60-minute session: $62
  • (4) 60-minute sessions: $228

Your nutrition specialist can help you pick the best option to help you reach your goals. 

Ready to Purchase?

You can purchase your nutrition package online.

Purchase a Nutrition Package

Not a member of the YMCA of Metro Denver? Send a message to us one of our nutritionists will contact you.

Include your co-workers on your Nutrition and Wellness Journey, learn more about corporate partnerships! Ask about options for a group nutrition consult at no charge! 

Upcoming Nutrition Events:

Our Nutrition team hosts 2 cooking programs - the second Tuesday and third Thursday of the month. See what's coming up soon!

October Nutrition Programs/Events

Arvada YMCA -

  • Mindful Eating Small Group Series | Begins October 5 @ 11 AM | Register
  • Halloween Treats | Ages 6 - 9 | October 24 @ 5 PM | Register

Aurora YMCA - 

  • Mindful Eating Small Group Series | Begins October 5 @ 5:30 PM | Register 
  • Halloween Treats | Ages 6 - 9 | October 25 @ 5 PM | Register

University Hills YMCA - 

  • Mindful Eating Small Group Series | Begins October 6 @ 11 AM | Register 
  • Halloween Treats | Ages 6 - 9 | October 18 @ 5 PM | Register 

October Free Lobbying! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a focus on our Livestrong program at the Y. Find our nutrition team in the lobby at your local Y to grab tips on nutrition with cancer, plus a sample of a nutritious yet delicious treat & recipe!

  • Arvada | Oct. 11 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Aurora | Oct. 11 | 5:30 - 6:40 PM
  • Downtown | Oct. 17 | 5 - 6 PM
  • Littleton | Oct. 3 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Southwest | Oct. 6 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM
  • University Hills | Oct. 10 | 5 - 6 PM
November Nutrition Programs/Events

Arvada YMCA - 

  • Mindful Eating Small Group Series | Begins November 2 @ 11 AM | Register
  • Diabetes Prevention Cooking Class | November 21 @ 5 PM | Register 

Aurora YMCA - Diabetes Prevention Cooking Class | November 15 @ 5 PM | Register

University Hills YMCA - Diabetes Prevention Cooking Class | November 16 @ 5 PM | Register 

Southwest YMCA - Cooking Demo & Information Session | Nov. 3 | 4:00 PM

This is a free tasting table event that will occur in the lobby of Southwest during the Beyond Hunger hours on Nov. 3 from 4 - 6 PM. All are welcome to swing by the table in the lobby and people can come inside to pick up their weekly Beyond Hunger bag, taste a yummy recipe, and pick up some All of Us swag and hear more about the opportunity to join the All of Us research program.

Learn more about our nutrition team below:

LIZ BRAVMAN

Liz Bravman is our Nutrition Specialist based out of the Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA. Liz is a former pediatric nurse who went back to school to receive her Master's in Nutrition Education. She has worked in various community programs around Denver teaching low-income families how to eat healthy on a budget. Since Liz has three active children, she also specializes in helping busy individuals, families, parents and children learn how to keep wellness and lifelong nutrition habits a priority. Contact Liz to learn more and schedule your no-cost 15-minute consultation!

JEN LEASE

Jen Lease is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about simplifying the science of nutrition into real life application. She has worked in clinical, community, and corporate wellness settings to provide education around healthy eating and cooking to individuals, families, and kids. With a certification in Health Supportive Culinary Arts, Jen specializes in helping others learn how to navigate the kitchen and find a cooking strategy that supports their healthy eating goals. She loves to bring nutrition education in the form of cooking classes and demonstrations to help you take action and feel confident to prepare simple meals that are nutritious and delicious. In her free time, Jen loves to get outdoors and explore new places and she’s thrilled to be here in Colorado! 

CAMI WOOMER

Cami Woomer is passionate about making nutrition fun and easy by meeting clients where they are and incorporating real-life factors when helping clients design and accomplish their nutrition goals. She has experience working with weight loss and diabetes prevention clients, and she understands that lifestyle changes are the key to success with both. In her free time, Cami enjoys doing anything outdoors and is constantly trying new things to continue to grow. Contact Cami to learn more and schedule your no-cost 15-minute consultation!