Tanya Leake - Higher Education
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Tanya Leake is a certified health coach, wellness presenter and group fitness and dance instructor based in Atlanta. She also is founder of EmBODY WELL, a holistic wellness consultancy, and author of the 2017 book, "GET A GGRiPP: The Health and Wellness Movement Rooted in Black Cultural Traditions." Leake holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and a master’s degree in clinical nutrition.


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The ‘Weaker Sex’? #FACTS

by | June 5, 2019 As my last blog post, I want to leave you with a challenge – a challenge that, in the spirit Read more

Don’t Sleep on Sleep

by | May 5, 2019
Sleep is one of those things in life that we all need yet most of us don’t get enough of. We [...] Read more

Women’s History Month Special: Changing Our Approach To ‘The Change’

by | March 26, 2019
Coincidentally, at the beginning of March and Women’s History Month, I started going through [...] Read more

The True Spirit of Black History Month

by | February 28, 2019
From 1st through 5th grade, I attended St. Mark’s Roman Catholic School in Harlem, New York. [...] Read more

“WELL-thy” New Year Resolutions

by | January 29, 2019
For many, the beginning of a new year is a time-honored tradition of fresh starts and new resol [...] Read more

Is the Language of Digital Technology Killing us and our Ability to Communicate?

by | November 14, 2018
My fascination with language, as a method of expression and communication, is precisely because [...] Read more

The Promise of Cultural Competence and Higher Education for our Health

by | October 4, 2018
I have made this point consistently in previous posts and will make it again: our health is our [...] Read more

Lessons In Grief: An Informal Education

by | August 30, 2018
It’s been close to two months now since I lost my stepmom to cancer. For those who may questi [...] Read more

Education’s Challenge: Culture of Criticism or Compassion?

by | May 30, 2018
When I read recently in Stanford Magazine that the Stanford Graduate School of Business had a c [...] Read more

Find Your Tribe and You Find Your Health and Success

by | May 3, 2018
Those we keep closest to us are a reflection of us and we, in some ways, become like them. Choo [...] Read more

Stress and Overtraining Can Derail Your Workouts

by | April 19, 2018
Overtraining is rooted in stress and can sabotage your workouts. To avoid overtraining and get [...] Read more

Do the Right Thing: Prioritize Public Education and Health

by | April 5, 2018
Studies have shown that investments in education and health can have far-ranging returns for so [...] Read more

#SpringRelease Clears Clutter, Eases Stress

by | March 15, 2018
At any moment in time, the state of our mental health depends on any number of simple and compl [...] Read more

Understanding and Quickly Recovering from Stress

by | March 1, 2018
Stress, especially constant stress, is the most underrated source of disease conditions, especi [...] Read more

Obscure Report Documents Racial Health Inequalities

by | February 15, 2018
In my previous post, I shared the story of my discovery of the now-defunct National Negro Healt [...] Read more
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