Chandra is co-founder of WellSmart Solutions, LLC, a professional services company providing health coaching and mindfulness training programs to organizations and individuals.
Chandra’s professional education began with degrees in Restaurant Management from Middlesex College and Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. She worked in the hospitality industry in Restaurant Management positions and in the private golf and country club market as Director of Events for over a decade. Transitioning to construction and healthcare sectors and working with C-Suite executives, Chandra held Senior Administrative and Sales and Marketing Management positions. She also operated her own business offering sales operations, CRM and marketing support.
As her personal interest in healthy living deepened, Chandra continued her professional studies with certifications as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher from Yoga Alliance and in Yoga and Mindfulness for Eating Disorders from The Inner Door Center in Royal Oak, MI. She is certified as an Integrative Health Coach by Duke University, where she also trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Dr. Jeffrey Brantley at Duke Integrative Medicine. In addition to presenting at Duke Integrative Medicine since 2011, Chandra is a mentor and instructor in the Emory Health Coach Training. She has also taught a variety of health and yoga workshops in her community out of which grew the Women’s Conversation Network (WCN) – a community based program for women to learn, grow and connect.
Chandra enjoys spending time actively with family and friends and quietly, in prayer and meditation. Her personal marketing statement is, “How can I help?”.
One of Chandra’s favorite quotes is; “I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.” ~Georgia O’Keefe