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Yasi Ansari is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). Yasi owns a consulting practice specializing in nutrition for athletic performance and nutrition therapy for eating disorders/disordered eating in Los Angeles, California.
She helps athletes and performing artists improve their relationship with food and body image. In addition, she works with adolescents diagnosed with eating disorders at a Medical Stabilization Program in Los Angeles, CA. As a former competitive dancer, Yasi understands the importance of meeting nutrition needs to support high-level dance training, long travel days for performances, competitions, and back-to-back daily training schedules while optimizing nutritional practices for production days.
Yasi collaborates with the Athletes and the Arts (AATA) initiative to help create educational content for dancers and co-hosts the Athletes and the Arts podcast with Dr. Steven Karageanes.
Yasi joined Doctors for Dancers in 2023 to support dancers in feeling energized, strong, and ready to perform with the help of nutrition! Yasi believes in the following food philosophy: nutrition that is sustainable, personalized, and easy to incorporate into any training and performance schedule!
Yasi graduated from UCLA and earned a master's degree from California State University, Northridge. Her previous roles include Assistant Director of Performance Nutrition at UC Berkeley Athletics and Clinical Nutrition Coordinator and Sports Dietitian for UCLA Athletics and Long Beach Athletics.
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