Yasi Ansari, MS, RDN
Nutrition Consultant, Founder, Yasi Ansari Nutrition; National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Yasi is a Registered Dietitian, and a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, based in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in nutrition for sports performance and eating disorders. Growing up as a dancer, she understood early on how important nutrition was for long practice and rehearsal days! Through one-on-one and team counseling for collegiate and high school athletes, she helps those she works with build healthy relationships with food, their bodies and empowers them through nutritional practices that nourish, and help them feel their best during training.
In addition, Yasi is a National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She works with the media to help debunk nutrition myths and educate large audiences on evidenced-based nutrition practices. She is also the co-host of the Athletes and the Arts Podcast. She has worked with UC Berkeley Athletics, UCLA Athletics, California State University Long Beach Athletics and Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. Her nutritional guidance has been featured in Dance Magazine, Women’s Running Magazine, Women’s Health, TIME, Prevention, SELF, SHAPE, U.S. News and World Report, and Harpers Bazaar. In her free time, Yasi loves to dance, write, cook, hang out with her pup Jolie, and spend time at the beach!
- Optimizing the Health and Performance of Dancers
Tuesday, October 19
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM