Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach
Larisa Alonso came to Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach in 2009 after years working in integrative medical clinics in the Pacific Northwest. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Cornell University and a master’s degree in nutrition and immunology from the University of Texas School of Public Health.
The basis of Larisa’s practice involves the use of functional nutrition and her areas of interest include diabetes, cancer, skin health, inflammatory disorders, digestive disorders, cardiovascular disease, detoxification and nutritional supplements.
During her master’s program, Larisa spent a year in Brazil researching local parasitic infections; she’s also a licensed massage therapist with an emphasis on Asian massage therapy. Her favorite Canyon Ranch activities are Buff Ballet Booty and the Finnish Sauna within Aquavana®. You’ll also catch her walking on the beach or swimming in the ocean whenever possible.