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About Monica Sava PhD FDN-P CHN


I  have a very comprehensive background that I use whether I am working individually or within a group setting.  I help people improve their quality of life with a very integrated approach to wellness that uses all areas of my background. The goal is to help my clients lead happier and more fulfilled lives. I am a caring, empathetic person who listens to my clients' needs, hopes, and dreams!


My expertise/certification is in: Clinical Research Methods, Mathematical Statistics, teaching and managing large programs at the Graduate University level, Environmental Toxins, Herbal Medicine, Functional Diagnostic & Certified Holistic Nutrition, Hashimoto's, Womens Health, Aromatherapy, HeartMath, Holistic Lifestyle Methods, Yoga, Breathwork, Stretching, Trapeze Yoga, and a great deal more :).


I work very closely with my clients whether individually or within group programs to empower them with the education, skills and tools necessary to improve their life. 

What do we focus on:

"When I accept a client, we have a bond - a commitment and I take that very seriously."

Flower art


  • BS Mathematics - Fordham University

  • MA Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation

  • Ph.D Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation

  • Course Manager, Dissertation Manager, &

  • Graduate Professor at the University of Maryland

Diplomas and Certifications
  • Physical Modalities Certified Trainer in:

    • Advanced Breathwork Certification 

    • Trapeze Yoga 

    • Yoga 200RYT 

    • Science of Stretching Certification 

    • HeartMath

  • Health/Wellness

    • Integrated Women's Health Training Program 

    • EHI: Certified Holistic Nutritionist

    • Hashimoto’s Institute Practitioner Training Program

    • FDN: Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist-P 

    • Diploma in Nutrition 

    • Diploma in Child Nutrition

    • Diploma in Personal Nutrition​

    • Title of Genesis Certified Holistic Lifestyle Specialist 

    • Title of Certified Vaccine Education Specialist 

    • Title of Certified Cleansing and Fasting Specialist 

    • Title of Certified 4 Phase Detoxification Specialist

    • Title of Certified CBD & MMJ 

    • Body Mind Institute Herbal Detox

  • Multiple Herbal/Armomatherapy/Homeopathy Trainings and Certificates over the last 40 years.

    • Introduction to Essential Oils 

    • Body Butters and Lip Balms 

    • Aromatherapy for Natural Living 

    • Medicinal Plants for Protecting the Body, Mind and Spirit

    • The Aromatherapy Advanced Training 

    • Medicinal Plants and Spiritual Evolution Intensive 

    • Medicinal Plants and Spiritual Evolution 

    • Healing Plants: Medicines for the Soul

    • Lifting the Shadows, The Herbal Treatment of Depression and Anxiety 

    • Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina and Stress Relief

    • A Flower's Power: A Course In The Energetics of Flower Essences

    • Introduction to Essential Oils 

    • Body Butters and Lip Balms 

    • Aromatherapy for Natural Living 

    • Taste of Herbs 

    • Introduction to Herbalism 

    • Foundations in Herbalism 

    • The Art of Flower Essence Therapy

    • Herbal Wisdom 

    • Kidney Essence Class 

    • Culinary Herbalism


  • December 2015 - Presidential Award, University of Maryland University College for distinctive contributions to UMUC throughout a person's career, through regular and active involvement in programs, activities, and projects that demonstrate a commitment to the university as a whole.

  • 2009 Turn the Corner Courage Award for Lyme Disease. Given for strength and perseverance in the fight against Lyme disease.

  • June 2003 - Save Our Students award for online teaching at American Intercontinental University 

  • May 2002 - MBA Excellence Award, University of Maryland University College.

  • May 2002 - Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence award, University of Maryland University College

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