Holding a master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University’s Medical School in metabolism & nutrition, Barrie spent her residency working at the Cleveland Clinic. She worked with patients one on one, as the lead Registered Dietitian in the innovative Synergy Program. Barrie developed the nutrition counseling program specifically designed for cardiac rehabilitation patients at University Hospitals Green Road Campus. Barrie was also named the Nutrition & Wellness Media Consultant in charge of all nutrition and wellness media inquiries for UH Hospitals. After working with University Hospitals of Cleveland, Barrie opened her own private practice in connection with Dr. Joel Weisblat in Beachwood, OH. It was here that Barrie began to understand the growing needs of people looking to change and take charge of their wellness goals.
As a proprietor of Spa Walden Barrie continues to counsel clients, it’s here that she connects them with nutritional literacy, disease prevention and goal setting. She supports people with lifestyle coaching, nutrition consultation, private and group yoga classes. Always integrating her strong clinical connection to medical nutrition therapy, specializing in preventive cardiology, diabetes care, vegan and vegetarian diets, weight loss and whole food plant based dietary patterns.
Barrie’s most recent passion centers on her credentialing as a registered 500 hour Yoga Teacher Trainer. Bridging her beginnings as a New York City native and professionally trained dancer, Barrie discovered yoga in 2001 while pregnant with her third child. Since then Barrie has wholeheartedly embraced the Dharma Yoga 8 limbed path of Raja Yoga. She is a devoted teacher of daily class, where her and her students spread yogic love via Walden Wellness’s Om Studio. With her paths crossing in perfect harmony Barrie has created a program suitable for all levels of experience
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