Alison Shore Gaines

Alison Shore Gaines is a pioneer in the field of holistic cleansing. A certified holistic health educator, nutrition consultant, Kripalu Yoga teacher, and life coach, she draws from her training in Ayurveda, macrobiotic and vegan methodologies, yoga, Gestalt psychology, and body-centered facilitation. With warmth and wisdom, Alison balances her nutritional guidance with profound mindful experiences that evoke personal insight.


  • Detox to the Rescue: A Winter Cleanse

    Whether you call it cleansing, detox, purification, or fasting, eliminating metabolic waste from the body is an ancient practice.

  • Spring: The Season of Detox

    Spring is a natural time to clear away toxins so the body can reboot after a long, sluggish winter.

  • Nutritional Healing and the Art of the Cleanse

    A cleanse can help the body to eliminate toxins and waste and prevent chronic disease and inflammation.

  • Detox for Spring Cleaning

    Spring—the perfect season to clean out your closets and cleanse your system, too! Ayurvedic medicine teaches that seasonal health routines, such as a gentle...

  • Mindful Eating

    About five years ago, I was in Paris for a week to celebrate my birthday. It was one of the happiest times of my life. As I strolled the streets of that...

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