+ Krystal Ross, BS, CNC

Krystal Ross, "The Vital Mama" is a certified holistic nutrition consultant dedicated to helping individuals use food as a medicine to heal underlying health conditions. Krystal uses a personalized approach by creating comprehensive programs suited for your goals, genetics and metabolic individuality. She provides nutrition, lifestyle and supplement plans for sustainable improvement of life. Krystal is also a certified Reiki practitioner and provides reiki energy healing on the amethyst biomat.

Krystal’s passion & specialty is supporting women who are striving for better health, more balance and mindful living. Through self-care, whole-food nutrition, movement and moderation; you can be the best version of yourself and thus create a healthy lifestyle for your whole family.

Krystal enjoys staying active, being outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and continuing to expand her own personal, professional and spiritual development.

Credentials: Holistic Nutrition: Bauman College; Esthetics: Chrysm Institute of Esthetics; Wellness & Health Education: Skidmore College; Master Usui Reiki Practitioner: Reiki Institute; Psychology, BS: Southern Vermont College


+ Dr. Atara Noiade, DAOM, LAc

Dr. Atara Noiade, DAOM, LAc, is committed to providing excellence in healthcare via the centuries-old system of Chinese Medicine. The effectiveness of acupuncture is well- documented and is endorsed as a system of primary health care by the World Health Organization.

Atara practices Chinese Medicine including Acupuncture. She is an NCCAOM Diplomate in Herbal Medicine and has served as Chair of the Herbal Medicine Committee of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has been actively involved with promoting and protecting access to Chinese Medicine since 2001. She assisted the Washington State association by serving on their Executive Board of Directors in passing the law permitting East Asian Medicine Practitioners to recommend and treat using Chinese herbs. Formerly on Bainbridge Island, she now practices in the Del Rey neighborhood of Alexandria, bringing her expertise in Chinese Medicine to Alexandria. Call now to see Dr. Noiade. Read more about her philosophy and practice.

Credentials: DAOM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), M.BioSci. from Johns Hopkins in Biosciences/Regulatory Affairs