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Metabolic health workshop for perimenopause and menopausal women. When women enter our 40's and beyond, we experience a profound hormone shift. Some experts refer to perimenopause as a "second puberty" until it settled into a new baseline at menopause. This hormonal shift can cause weight gain (especially in the belly region), mood swings, loss of libido, and decreased overall sense of well-being. I'm here to tell you that this does NOT have to be your new normal. In my workshop, I'll share my research, tools and strategies to feel good in your skin again. Tap here to learn more!

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Meet Carleen Birnes

Health & Movement Coach
Adapt Certified Functional Health Coach
ACE Certified Personal Trainer 
200 Hour Yoga Teacher
Professional Stand Up Paddle Association Instructor Trainer 

With the demands of family and work, it's become all too common to lose ourselves in the chaos of life and feel disconnected to our bodies. Then, as  hormones shift in our forties and beyond, many women experience a creeping of weight and fat accumulation, especially around the belly and hips. 


Many of my clients feel helpless to what feels like uncontrollable weight gain. I'm here to tell you that this is NOT your new normal.


You do have control over your body composition, energy and mood. We simply have to make new choices and habits as you enter into this new stage of hormonal health. 

I help women feel empowered over their choices around food and fitness with a holistic approach that includes: metabolic nutrition plans, movement programs, and mindfulness practices.

I invite you to take the first step to feeling good in your skin again, by booking a complimentary 30 minute discovery session with me. Our session helps me understand your goals and lifestyle in more depth, and allows us to chart a path forward.


Book your complimentary 30 Min Discovery Session Today!

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Meet Careen

Pillars of HOWL Health

For a lush and wild life that sets your soul on fire.

Why Naturopathy

tends to our inner terrain to cultivate love and connection to our essential nature. 


activates our body's innate wisdom to detox, repair and revitalize metabolic health.  


is salve for our wild souls that yearn for the freedom of a panoramic horizon and wide open sky.

Nourishing Nutrition

feeds robust health with meals of mostly veggies,

good fats and high quality protein sourced straight from nature that rejuvenates our metabolic fire's ability to power daily activity through fat stores – a game changer to get unstuck with weight, cut the tether to sugar addiction, and feel as good as you look. 


is a catalyst for joy – releasing stress and settling the mind, while igniting our spirit and potential. Yoga, stand up paddle, and strength training are a few of my favorite ways to build health through movement, and connect socially to a community of people who share a love of adventure in the outdoors, soaking in the sunrises, sunsets, and moonlit nights at the water's edge. 


“I'm amazed how quickly I felt the results. Within two weeks of following Carleen's nutrition plan, I dropped 9 lbs. My doctor is so happy with my progress, and has reduced my insulin. This is just the beginning and definitely a lifestyle of eating I plan to stick with forever.”

— Shelly


Your Health Starts Here

It's time to take back your power and experience vibrant health in a body that looks as good as it feels. 

Use the booking calendar below to schedule your complimentary 30 min discovery session with me. 

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Severna Park, Maryland

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