Classes and Events

Upcoming Events

Holistic Approach to Fats and Cardiovascular Health

Thur, May 17 6-7pm - Public lecture at Willy Street East (call to register 608-251-6776)

Join us for a holistic view of fats: those that inflame and those that heal. Katy Wallace, Traditional Naturopath of Human Nature, LLC will present information about cholesterol particle size, triglycerides, and advanced glycation end products in relation to foods. The presentation will also cover how to optimize your lipid levels and health, naturally.

Spring Cleanse Workshop

Tues, Apr 24, 6-7pm Workshop at Willy Street Co-op East. $59 for owner-members.

Learn how to choose foods to re-boot yourself with a 10-day cleanse and address underlying conditions and patterns of stress that limit you. Join Michelle Jolly, Health Coach of Human Nature, LLC, to learn how to naturally push toxins out and rebuild healthy cells in your body with whole foods. Take home a workbook with instructions, recipes, clean eating tips, detox tools and more! Call the Co-op to register 608-251-6776.

Natural Solutions for Leaky Gut

Sat, Apr 28 3:30-4pm, Public lecture at Free Community Wellness Fair. Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, Madison, WI. No registartion required.

Wed, Jun 6, 6-7pm, Public lecture at Lakeview Library in partnership with Willy Street Coop North (call to register 608-471-4422)

Do you have aches, pains, and swelling throughout the body? Increasing frequency of food reactions? Or frequent bloating after meals? Studies are showing that leaky gut is an underlying cause for depression, digestive disorders, increasing food and chemical sensitivities, and auto-immunity.  We can help! Join Katy Wallace, Traditional Naturopath of Human Nature, to discuss natural approaches that work.

Coming Soon

Look for more public lectures coming soon.


Past Lectures and Classes

Katy Wallace is available for paid speaking engagments and classes (currently on a limited basis).  Please see below for examples of lectures she has given in the past.

Cleansing and Renewing Your Health

Learn new ways to get healthy by assisting the body's major elimination and toxin- removing organs (liver, kidneys, and digestive tract) with food and herbs that allow for internal cleansing. Think of cleansing for internal organs as the counterpart to washing your hair or brushing your teeth; these activities keep you healthy and vibrant.

Cooking Clean 102

Learn basic preparation and ask questions about preparing a wide variety of whole grains and legumes. Join Angela Trentadue, Chef of Stagioni, LLC and Katy Wallace, ND, of Human Nature, LLC continue this introductory series on cooking clean in the kitchen and discussing methods to maximize nutrient absorption, good digestion, and flavor. Participants will be given copies of the recipes designed for proper food combining.

Cooking Clean 101

Prepare your kitchen to cook a plant-based meal efficiently in our Community Room with Chef Angela Trentadue, Stagioni, LLC and Katy Wallace, ND, Human Nature, LLC in this introductory series on preparing healthful, everyday meals in your kitchen. You will learn safe knife skills and basic ways to prepare simple meals using fruit, vegetables, oils, and herbs aimed at enhancing their healthful benefits and your enjoyment with each meal. Participants will be given copies of the recipes designed for proper food combining.

Mood Foods

Learn how foods can improve your mood. Katy Wallace, ND, will discuss key nutrients linked to emotional wellness and which food groups are most important for addressing issues such as anxiety and depression.

Digestive Health

For those who live with discomfort in the GI organs (including stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas, esophagus and gallbladder), this talk is for you. Join Katy Wallace, N.D., Naturopath of Human Nature, LLC for a discussion of the basics of healthy digestion and solutions based on nutrition, timing and lifestyle.

Steadying Your Toddler's Mood With Diet

Wondering how to steady your toddlers mood and avoid tantrums? Katy Wallace, traditional Naturopath, of Human Nature, LLC, will present a holistic approach to nutrition needs of kiddos (and parents, too). We'll talk about how different food groups affect a toddler's mood and provide tips on timing and snack/meal combinations for young bodies for healthy, happy daytimes and restful nights.

Stress Relief and Boosting Energy Naturally

Are you tired & stressed out? Do you need caffeine or salty/sweet snacks to keep going? Learn how to sustain your energy with breathing exercises, herbs, food, and minerals. Katy Wallace, Naturopath and yoga instructor of Human Nature, LLC will discuss healthy ways to overcome fatigue and crankiness.

Nourishing the Female Body

In a fast-paced lifestyle, we often do not take the time to nourish our bodies in order to develop strong glands and hormonal balance. This program will discuss foods your may incorporate into your lifestyle to support your feminine body and diminish the discomfort that can occur with menstrual, perimenopausal, and sexual experiences. Additional topics will include infertility, birth control, and food cravings.

Holistic Nutrition for Babies

Focusing on the best foods for 6 mos-2 yr olds, this class will discuss the delicate digestion of little ones and ways to encourage health at the youngest age. Join Katy Wallace, ND RYT, of Human Nature, LLC, for a discussion of how to support the mother's body nutritionally during breast-feeding, as well.

Locavore: Eating Local and in Balance with Your Body

In honor of this month's Eat Local Challenge, join us for a discussion of the nutritional aspects to eating Madison's locally grown foods. Learn how to balance your meals with examples of local foods and learn how these foods in turn can improve your health. Presented by Katy Wallace, ND RYT, of Human Nature LLC.

Spring Cleansing for the Liver

Join Kelly Hora, M.Ac. of Bluestem Acupuncture and Katy Wallace, ND, of Human Nature, LLC to explore how to align yourself with the energy of spring to experience optimal health. In Chinese medicine, we find that the energy in nature is expressed in our bodies and that we are most well when we resonate with that energy. The liver is the organ most related to springtime. This program will focus on foods and techniques to support and cleanse the liver and also explore the emotional and spiritual growth and flexibility in life.

Wellness in Every Season - Late Summer

Join Kelly Hora, M.Ac. of Bluestem Acupuncture and Katy Wallace, ND of Human Nature to explore how to align yourself with the energy of each season to experience optimal health. In Chinese medicine, we find that the energy in nature is expressed in our bodies and that we are most well when we resonate with that energy. The spleen and stomach are most related to the late summer and are involved in digestion of food and the distribution of energy throughout the body. This program will focus on foods and techniques to support the stomach and spleen and also explore the emotional and spiritual manifestations of the harvest period including the need for centering and productivity.

Wellness in Every Season - Mid-Summer

Join Kelly Hora, M.Ac., of Bluestem Acupuncture and Katy Wallace, ND, of Human Nature in a discussion of foods and techniques that support the heart and small intestine. A part of a series of lectures that explore how to align yourself with the energy of each season to experience optimal health. The heart and small intestine organs are most related to summer. In Chinese medicine, we find that the energy in nature is expressed in our bodies and that we are most well when we resonate with that energy. This program will also explore the emotional and spiritual manifestations of summer, such as mindful presence, comfortable boundaries and authentic relationships in life.

Holistic Approach to Fats and Cardiovascular Health

Our program will cover the basic facts about fats and their link with heart health. We will address the effects of each fat (unrefined, expreller-pressed, and refined) and the roles of each fat in the body including those that cause inflammation and those that heal. For example, did you know that expeller-pressed oils like canola, sunflower, and safflower oils typically include high heat and chemicals in their processing? And that butter is considered healthy for the heart? Katy Wallace, traditional Naturopath and yoga instructor of Human Nature, LLC will provide clear shopping tips on how to select fats to protect your heart.

Foods for Mental/Emotional Health

Join a discussion of the food-based ways to address mental imbalances ranging from moodiness to learning disabilities, depression, and other mental disorders. Katy Wallace, ND RYT, of Human Nature, LLC will discuss Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride's book, "Gut and Psychology Syndrome" and offer information regarding how proper food combining and specific sugar- and gluten- free food programs can address imbalances in the digestive tract that relate to brain function.

Proper Food Combining

Learn how to lighten the load on your digestive system with proper food combining. Improve your energy and ease digestion with the chemistry of food choices. Join us for a discussion of proper food combining for supporting the body's ecology and vibrant health.

Sushi and Seaweed Cooking Class

Learn the basic steps for making sushi and seaweed. Inspired by a trip to Okinawa, Japan, home to the longest lived people in the world, Katy Wallace, ND, of Human Nature, LLC, will demonstrate simple sushi making for beginners, seaweed salads, simple tips to incorporate seaweed into meals, and basic aspects of the traditional Okinawan diet with a slide show of this beautiful island.