Co-founder and co-author of the book The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 days, Jo Schaalman manages both nutrition and yoga seminars nationwide, concentrating on transformative healing and optimal health. Schaalman shares the wisdom she has acquired through her yoga classes and the Conscious Cleanse program in order to inspire numerous people to find their most vibrant health. Following her graduation with honors from Grinnell College with a degree in Biology, Jo Schaalman had planned to become a doctor. However, during a cross-country bike trip, she was hit by a truck and her life changed forever. The physical and emotional toll of the accident left her life in shambles. During the grueling recovery process, Jo Schaalman discovered a path to health that she could never have believed before. Her journey has been guided by first of its kind healers, like yoga mentor Ana Forrest, Dr. Theron Randolph, an allergist and clinical ecologist, as well as her Masters-level work at the Nutritional Therapy Institute. These many diverse beliefs and ideas pertaining towards healing are rooted in the Conscious Cleanse.