Trisha Nakano Bhagen

CNS, NBC-HWC, MS, MA, E-RYT Trisha leans into her background as a nutritionist, health coach, yoga teacher, educator and personal meditation practice to empower others to build their vision of wellness.


As a Certified Nutrition Specialist®, National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach and Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher, Trisha empowers others to tap into their inner resources, resilience and wisdom to create optimal health. She coaches groups and individual and leads integrative nutrition education groups, yoga and meditation with the Integrative Health and Wellness Program at DCVA Medical Center. In addition, she supports the development of a health coaching clinic and nutrition education with the War-Related Injury and Illness Research Center (WRIISC) within the VA. She earned a MS Nutrition and Integrative Health, and a MA in Health and Wellness Coaching, both from Maryland University of Integrative Health, and a MA Teaching from American University. She comes from a 15-year career in education as a teacher, administrator, and nutrition education program and curriculum developer and has been teaching yoga since 2005.