Nicole DiDio Johnson MFA, HHC, AADP

Educator, Holistic Health Coach, Taoist Stone Medicine Practitioner, Director of Operations, CEO

Chad Johnson Acupuncture

Courses For Health Coaching Clients

Breaking Up with Ben & Jerry

Fibroids, PCOS, and Hormones

Energetic Hygeine 101


Courses For Wellness Practitioners

Mastering Workshops

Practice Management Basics Level 1

Practice Management Basics Level 2

Nicole DiDio Johnson, MFA, HHC, AADP,  guides creatives into their personal power, optimizing health through food and lifestyle transformation and earth-based practices. She specializes in emotional eating, weight loss, seasonal eating, food as preventative medicine, stress, disconnection, anxiety, digestive disorders and food intolerances, as well as reproductive health –including fertility, fibroids, PCOS, PMS and hormones. She is the main contributor to our health and wellness blog and newsletter.

Since 2009, Nicole has run a successful private Holistic Health Coaching practice – The Enlightened Table. She provides one-on-one and group coaching, classes, workshops. She creates corporate wellness programs as she draws on her decade+ experience in the corporate technology environment – helping folks shift toxic habits in the workplace. From 2011-2014 she taught upcoming Health Coaches through IIN, and began a business coaching & design firm for wellness practitioners called The Healthy Design. Her teaching experience spans 18+ years as an adjunct professor at Parsons The New School of Design, NYU, HOSTOS Community College, ABTECH, UNCA, Warren Wilson, and as a Guest Lecturer at MIT.

Nicole trianed to practice Holistic Health Counseling at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2009. At the time, this was the only holistic nutrition school integrating all the different dietary theories—combining and comparing the knowledge of traditional philosophies – Ayurveda, Macrobiotics, Chinese Medicine Dietary Theory, Nourishing Traditions and more- with modern concepts like the USDA food pyramid, the glycemic index, the Zone, and raw foods.

Nicole is Certified Holistic Health Counselor (CHHC) and a member of the AADP – American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Read more about Holistic Health Coaching Here

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The Master Tonic for Immune Support

The Master Tonic: Your Homemade Antiviral, Antibacterial, Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse. Now is the time to make this simple but powerful antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory remedy for the coming cold and flu season. It is known most commonly by the name...

Cold and Flu Season

Transitioning into Autumn Here we are, late summer is transitioning into fall. The in-breath is changing to the out-breath. This is a Transition Time - an in-between time - and these times can be very powerful  for our health if we are paying attention. Transitions...

Covid-19 Clinic Safety Protocols

Covid-19 Safety MeasuresYour Well-being is Our Top Priority.Please Read Our Current Clinic Covid-19 Safety Protocols in Effect to Keep Everyone as Safe as Possible:Only one active treatment room in both locationsHEPA air filter with UV light that cleans the air 5x per...

BCBS of TN Covers Acupuncture for Pain

As an alternative to opioids, BCBS will now cover acupuncture in TN. North Carolina is not far behind. Knoxville Acupuncture Effective January 1, 2019, BlueCross of Tennessee removed Oxycontin and added acupuncture to help with the opioid crisis. Access the story by...

Gift Cards For the Holidays

Gift Cards for the Ones You Love (Including You!) Gift Cards are in - just in time for the holidays! This is a good way - or reason- to prioritize self-care for you or someone you love. We have physical gift cards you can pick up at the office (or mail to you) We now...

Stinging Nettles for Stress Support

Let Stinging Nettles Help You - In So Many Ways The Nettles plant - Urtica Dioica (commonly known as Stinging Nettles) is an interesting herbal ally. If you look closely, the needles on the leaves will let you know that it WILL sting you, if you are not mindful when...

New Knoxville Clinic Location

We are excited to announce our new Knoxville Clinic location as of October 1, 2018.  We will be sharing space with wonderful practitioners at Tennessee Sports Medicine and Square One. NEW Knoxville Clinic Location Starting October 1, 2018 2270 Sutherland Avenue...

Tune into Spring, the Wood Element, and Heal Anger

Spring is the element of WOOD and the color GREEN. The ancient Taoists (Prounounced "dao-ists") looked to nature to understand the human body, mind and spirit. They were philosophers and we need to be clear, Taoism is not a religion. Spring- Wood - Green, Liver, Liver...

Delicious Nettles Pesto

Nettles Pesto Nettles, a spring food are incredibly healthy and nourishing. This is my favorite way (so far) to get my nettles on. You can easily adapt this recipe to basil if you’re cleansing during a time without Nettles. Ingredients 1 bunch of fresh Nettles 1⁄2 C...

How Does Acupuncture Work? 

The body repeatedly encounters different levels of emotional and physical stress. The stress symptoms indicate blockages in the body. We can detect blockages using palpation of the body and promote healing.