NY Integrated Health LLC
After an accomplished professional Classical Ballet career in South Africa, Rika Keck moved to NY. Since 1997, she established herself as an expert in sport-specific exercise, post – surgery rehabilitation and posture correction.
In 2006, she founded NY Integrated Health, LLC, a Holistic Nutrition, Exercise and Wellness company. The mind-body philosophy of the company is founded on:
Customized nutrition, exercise and physiological stress management. Additionally, her extensive education in chronic disease, incl. Lyme disease and co-infections, bridges the gap from a Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine perspective.
Buy her long-awaited books now:
NOURISH, HEAL, THRIVE: A comprehensive and holistic approach to Living with Lyme disease. Available on Amazon / Ibooks/ Barnes&Noble online
NOURISH YOUR BRAIN cookbook: Terrific 60 recipes that energize, improve focus and stabilize blood sugar. Protect your brain! Amazon.com
In the last few years, she also expanded into extensive studies regarding environmental toxicity, chronic diseases of the 21st Century such as cancer, auto-immune illnesses, in particular the effects of nutrition, lifestyle and the environment on disease-inducing gene expression. All illness related with chronic Lyme and co-infections, CIRS /mold sickness and mast cell disorder is of special interest in her ongoing education.
In her practice Rika places great focus on the initial intake forms, medical history, functional labs and clinical findings. Her ‘non-symptom suppressing philosophy’ facilitates long-term healing opportunities for her clients who benefit from improved quality of life.She addresses the person as a whole and is a trusted long-term health advocate for many of her clients (and their children).
Rika is available for in-person consultations, distance coaching and consultations as a complementary health advocate regarding chronic health conditions.
As a Health, Fitness and Wellness Expert, Rika engages in the corporate wellness arena. She enjoys public speaking opportunities and interactive workshop presentations where she can share her knowledge with passion, sincerity and a sense of humor.
Rika is also an invited guest blogger on various health blogs where she shares her expertise on a variety of health and nutrition topics.
Rika also strongly believes in the mind-body connection. It is her belief that eating well, taking responsibility for healthier lifestyle choices, feeling well, looking great and operating from inner balance can result in motivation, empowerment and achievement of long-term goals.
Through her own experiences of past health challenges, available investigative resources and experience of being a business woman on-the-go, Rika herself is witness to the positive and healing effects of an integrated wellness approach.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, hiking in Nature and cooking at home, while also teaching a weekly spinning class. Once in a while, she gets her ballet slippers out of retirement and “courageously” attends a ballet class.