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Meet Leslie Lipsius!

Upon graduating from the University of Georgia in 2016, Leslie began working at Alkaline Wellness Center. As she was mentored by Dr. Connie, she found a new career path.  

Leslie was inspired by the Alkaline Method , and as she witnessed the healing transformation of Alkaline patients, she knew she wanted to learn more about the method.  She was previously on the path to become Registered Dietitian, however, as Leslie concurrently shadowed dietitians at an Atlanta hospital, she realized the clinical environment was not the atmosphere in which she wanted to pursue a career. She witnessed the limits of conventional medicine, with its focus on sick care, and not healthcare.

She committed to learning under Dr. Connie, and has completed her Alkaline Yoga Teacher Training, HeartMath Practitioner Certification, and Alkaline Method ™ Coach training.  

She is excited to work with patients one-on-one to help them achieve new goals in 2018.  


Hello, I'm Leslie Lipsius

I love to be active: hiking, yoga, tumbling, and strength training.

Nutrition is a passion of mine, as I believe food has a tremendous effect on our health.

But I also believe balance is key, therefore I occasionally enjoy foods I LOVE, like Thai food and all sorts of desserts!

I am a recovering perfectionist, and through the Alkaline Yoga Training, I've learned to love myself even more and realize that we are all a work in progress.  :-)

Basic information

Personal Details


  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition- University of Georgia, 2016
  • Alkaline Registered Yoga Teacher 200 hr
  • Certified Brain Health Practitioner
  • Pending Alkaline Pilates-Rehab Certification
  • Specialized in Post Rehab Training

Location: Alkaline Wellness Center

Email: leslie@alkalinewellness.com


Nutritional Coaching

Perfecting the practice of 80% healthy eating, 20% guilt-free eating.


I enjoy interacting with others and developing genuine relationships through meaningful communication.


Creativity is always incorporated in my work. I love painting, graphic design, and playing musical instruments.

Guiding with Heart

I am very passionate about my work and creating an impact in someone's life. Your success and your story are very important to me.

MY experience

Work Experience

NOV 2015- MAY 2016

Diet Administrator

St. Mary's Hospital, Athens, GA

Obtained meal orders and delivered meals to patient rooms.  

Evaluated patient diets and ensured they received adequate nutrition while remaining within their diet restrictions.


Alkaline Nutritionist

Alkaline Wellness Center, Johns Creek, GA

Educated Alkaline Detox Protocol patients on diet plan.

Coached patients and provided support throughout their detox.


Alkaline Method™Coach

Alkaline Wellness Center, Johns Creek, GA

Holistic coaching for patients utilizing the Alkaline Method™ three pronged approach: Brain Health, Gut Health, and Physical Health


My Studies


Alkaline Pilates Instructor

Alkaline Wellness Institute

Comprehensive Pilates Training focusing on the precision of movement, dynamic dysfunctions, applied physical movement principles, and understanding the importance of the core.

MAY 2017 - OCTOBER 2017

Alkaline Registered Yoga Teacher- 200hr

Alkaline Wellness Institute

Under the mentorship of Dr. Connie, coursework and experience including functional anatomy, physiology, alignment, posture, sequencing, yoga therapy. Specialized training for special population considerations.  

MARCH 2017 - NOVEMBER 2017

Heart Math Certified Practitioner

Heart Math Institute

Comprehensive training on the science behind the benefits and effects of meditation.  Providing guidance using the Heart Math™ intervention to transform negative mindset into positive and decrease anxiety and depression.


Alkaline Method™ Coach

Alkaline Wellness Institute

Functional nutrition and and wellness coaching incorporating the Alkaline Method™three pronged approach to healing: Brain Health, Gut Health, and Physical Health.

AUGUST 2012 - MAY 2016

B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics

University of Georgia

Rigorous course work for Baccalaureate of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. Coursework included: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy, and Interpersonal Communication.