In 2000, Yvonne merged her healthy living passions and co-founded Poised®, a fitness and lifestyle company located in the heart of the Silicon Valley. As a healthy lifestyle consultant with more than twenty years experience, Yvonne’s interest in what makes people do the things they do led her to become a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner. This innovative work has allowed Yvonne to help here clients reduce their stress and identify and change their self-sabotaging habits.
Yvonne is the creator of VMind Fitness™; a life-transforming holistic method using your own untapped potential and personal power to create and live your passion and purpose. She is the Mediation and De-Stressing Specialist for the City of Palo Alto. Her popular guided meditation classes focus on mindful awareness and the ability to self-direct positive outcomes for professional success, healing, and mood management.
As part of Yvonne’s community outreach, her company Poised works directly with the Stanford University Cancer Center providing the Pilates training program for cancer survivors. After a close friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, Yvonne founded The Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarves; a yearly fundraiser providing headscarves to cancer patients.
Yvonne graduated from The California Culinary Academy of San Francisco as a Professional Chef. Her lifestyle cookbook, Your Fit Gourmet®, combines healthy delicious recipes with time saving tips and techniques
Yvonne speaks and presents to corporations, non-profit organizations, business and private groups. Her unique blend of knowledge, heart, and wit will leave any audience with a renewed sense of purpose, cooperation for one another, and a refreshed outlook on problem solving and stress management.
- Founder and Co-Owner of Poised® INC. Fitness + Lifestyle est. 2000
- Master Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner (NLP)
- Creator of VMind Fitness™, The Poised Method™, Your Fit Gourmet®
- Meditation & De-Stressing Specialist for Silicon Valley’s City of Palo Alto
- Lecturer, Presenter, Writer, Entrepreneur
- Pilates Program Provider to Stanford Cancer Center, Palo Alto CA
- Professional Chef
- Certified Fitness+Pilates Trainer
Yvonne’s philosophy is derived from a foundation of practical solutions, a positive and powerful mindset, and living a vibrant and fully motivated life. Yvonne’s philosophy is simple…
- Attitude is everything
- Focus on the solution
- Make one change at a time
Living your most desired life begins with a thought. Change the way you think about things, and everything will change. Wait no more, discover your potential, develop your personal power, and begin living your passion.