Gina Parisi is an Ayurvedic Chef and Health Counselor in Portland, which rests on traditional village sites of the Multnomah, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Chinook, Tualatin Kalapuya, Molalla and many other Tribes who made their homes along the Columbia River. As the owner and chef of Ayurveda Kitchen, Gina offers Ayurvedic experiences through dosha-specific personal chef services, retreat catering, and postpartum meal services to encourage synergy between people and nature for a well-lived life. A compassionate guide, Gina teaches her clients to transform their health through embracing their true nature.
Gina’s food and health philosophy is informed by her own experience of disordered eating and years of study in Ayurveda, yoga, sports medicine, mindful eating, racial justice, and food sovereignty. Motivated by a vision for just humanity, Gina values the practices and initiatives that will sustain seven generations to come.