Director of Nutrition, Canyon Ranch in Tucson
During her 25 year tenure at Canyon Ranch, Lisa Powell has played an integral role in the development of both the leading-edge nutritional programming and the overall food and nutrition philosophy of Canyon Ranch. The Director of Nutrition in Tucson for the last 19 years, Lisa is a long-time member of the Canyon Ranch Speaker’s Bureau and an occasional speaker onboard Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Sea locations. She has also served as the Director of Nutrition at Canyon Ranch in Lenox and opened the Nutrition Department at Canyon Ranch SpaClub in Las Vegas.
Lisa, a registered dietician/nutritionist, received her Bachelor of Science degree in human nutrition and her Master of Science degree in nutritional science from the University of Arizona. She also has conducted nutritional research at the University of Arizona and University Medical Center. Her goal is to empower people to develop a healthy attitude towards food and nutrition by evaluating their personal goals, and then helping them move in incremental steps towards a healthier eating lifestyle. Her areas of special interest include integrative and preventative nutrition, supplements, women’s health nutrition with a focus on breast cancer risk reduction, clean eating and healthy menu planning.
In her free time Lisa enjoys cooking, the theater, and staying active with swimming and hiking. She also loves Canyon Ranch’s many massage offerings, specifically recommending Neuromuscular Therapy as “incredibly valuable.”