Located in Peoria, Illinois, Ulew owner Kandace (Kandy) Bernal offers holistic wellness services including corrective exercise and lifestyle coaching.
She helps others achieve their wellness goals through healthy, safe movement and diet focusing on real, unprocessed foods. Her well-rounded approach addresses nutrition, hydration, sleep, thinking, moving and breathing. Kandy utilizes many resources to assure your success!
Fun fact! The name “Ulew” (oo-lay-yoo) means “earth” in the Quiche language of the Guatemalan Maya with whom Kandy lived and worked while serving in the U.S. Peace Corps.
About Kandace (Kandy) Bernal
Kandy’s well-rounded background led to her obvious fit as a holistic lifestyle coach. She began with a degree in Biology before starting on her own journey to wellness, which was prompted by health issues. Her passions include:
- Continually expanding her knowledge of health and wellness
- Maintaining her personal health and fitness
- Growing her local wellness community and sharing local wellness resources
- Partnering with local farmers, farmer’s markets and health-related businesses
- Teaching yoga and fitness classes and workshops
- Elimination of environmental toxins from homes, food and personal care products
- Environmental sustainability
- Assisting the local Weston A. Price Foundation chapter
When not working, in the gym or studying, Kandy can be found in the kitchen trying new, healthy recipes, working in her organic garden, or practicing aerial silks and hula hooping.
Training and Certifications
Kandy has received the following certifications:
- B.A. Biology
- Holistic Lifestyle Coach 3 – C.H.E.K Institute
- CHEK Practitioner 2 – C.H.E.K Institute
- RYT 200 – Shambhava School of Hatha Yoga
- Level I Traditional Thai Yoga
- Reiki 1
Original Artwork by Bret Brown
The artwork in the header was created specifically for the launch of the Ulew website. The tree branches symbolize sustainable living and our connection to nature, while the people represent community and our support for one another. Learn more about the artist at www.bretbrownart.com.