Biography

Jasmine - low res[1]JASMINE CHALLIS BSc(Hons) Nut. Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist (Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register). May 2017

Jasmine has an Honours Degree in Nutrition and a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics. She has qualifications in teaching young people and adults and has undertaken training in group work and increasing motivation. She is registered as a dietitian with the Health Care Professions Council. Jasmine is an Accredited Nutritionist (Association for Nutrition) and is on to the Register of Sports & Exercise Nutritionists. She has a particular interest in dance and circus but has worked with athletes from a variety of backgrounds. She has worked with dance students and professionals for more than 20 years. She has given group talks and individual advice to professional dance schools and companies. Jasmine is on the Medical Advisory Panel for Dance UK and has been involved in Dance UK Roadshows giving talks/workshops on ‘Nutrition and Dance Performance’ and on ‘Eating Disorders’ and has run courses on these topics for dance teachers. She is the nutrition consultant and main author for the Dance UK Information Sheet on Food and Nutrition for Dancers. She regularly presents at the IADMS conference, most recently in Basel, Switzerland (October 2014) and is involved in research on dancers body composition assessment. Away from dance she continues working with patients & clients both with disordered eating and other medical problems. Her experience with patients with eating disorders is extensive and her work currently includes being part of a team with a number of consultant psychiatrists at Nightingale Hospital in central London. Jasmine was part of the original team running a course on managing eating disorders for qualified dietitians. She was a Council Member (Director) of the British Dietetic Association (board of directors) for over 5 years. Jasmine has worked both with coaches and athletes, and has advised at national level training camps.

Contact info: Email: jasminechallis1@gmail.com
Telephone: 00447973 269825
Website www.dancersdiets.co.uk