We offer classes for adults and youth taught by Registered Dietician Julie DeHollander and teen social worker/yoga teacher Jen Winders.
Classes include series and workshops that teach you how to cook and eat fresh, whole foods while sticking to a budget as well as on how to integrate physical activity into your family's life. Class and food demo locations are selected based upon specific program criteria.
Meet the Instructors
About Julie DeHollander
Julie DeHollander, RD became passionate about nutrition and healthy lifestyle at an early age. She was drawn to Seattle from Chicago to pursue a degree in nutrition and dietetics at Bastyr University, because of their unique scientifically based natural health curriculum. Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Bastyr University in Seattle. Upon graduation, she was selected into the highly competitive graduate Bastyr Dietetic Internship Program, where she vigorously trained in all areas of dietetics at numerous clinical and community settings. Julie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, a Certified Lactation Educator, and holds certificates in both Adult Weight Management and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.
Previously, Julie worked as the supervising dietitian at an eating disorder, substance abuse and mental health treatment center in Seattle, before moving to Nevada County. She has owned and operated 2 nutrition private practices, and has taught countless nutrition and cooking classes over the past 10 years. Currently, Julie is a nutritionist for the Nevada County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, and a nutrition educator for NEOP. Julie covers topics such as eating for recovery from substance abuse; teaches a seasonal eating and farmers market class, and offers ongoing classes at WIC.
About Jen Winders
Jen-Rhi Winders, MSW, CYKF is a consultant with WISE Services, a clinical social work intern (ASW 27343), teen social worker and health educator through Nevada County Public Health’s Health and Wellness prevention division. She is a certified YogaKids and YogaEd trainer, a Mindful Schools Educator, programs focused on bringing yoga curriculum into the classroom with YogaEd offering a State PE credit option.
Jen facilitates teen groups and works with the local suicide prevention high school program “What’s Up Wellness Checkups,” providing universal emotional health screening to area teens. Prior to her work at the county, she worked in the fields of domestic violence/abuse treatment, substance abuse treatment, teen parenting support and women's health.
Currently through NEOP Jen provides website support, coordinates an annual Health Fair at Silver Springs high school and offers nutrition and physical activity classes to seniors and youth as well as train the trainer workshops for school teachers, staff and childcare providers.