Wellness Director / Functional Health Coach
Rivka Pesta is a health scientist and peak performance educator with over 10 years of global experience serving clients. Her approach is deeply rooted in integrative mind-body medicine and grounded in neuroscience and quantum biology. Her passion for providing exceptional care to her patients has been augmented by her tireless research and quest for optimal health on a personal level.
Rivka is highly skilled at creating health optimization programs tailored to each unique individual. She focuses on teaching her clients how to make lifestyle become their medicine. Her interventions target such fundamental health pillars as stress management, nutrition, movement , regenerative sleep, light therapy, circadian rhythm adjustments, and mindfulness.
Since joining Lifespan Integrative Medicine in 2023, Rivka has made a strong, positive impact on those in her care, and is helping to develop new treatment modalities within the practice.
Rivka’s program is not passive – her telling you – rather, it is a collaboration with you, to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Rivka channels Hippocrates, who famously said “ The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it."
Rivka earned her Bachelor of Nursing and Masters of Public Health at the University of Haifa, Israel. She is experienced as an RN, Public Health Specialist and Mental Health Practitioner, and was an MN Lend Research Fellow with the Maternal Child Health Bureau of the US Department of Health and Human Services.