In this episode I talk to Danielle Ryan Broida, herbalist, nutritionist and national educator of Four Sigmatic. We talk about mushrooms as teachers and healers of our planet. Danielle shares wisdom about her favorite mushrooms, and how they boost our vitality, help us sleep better, chill out and be more productive. She shares fun history, culture and herbal lore around mushroom superpowers and describes their energetic qualities and how they can sometimes be elusive to find in the wild.
Danielle Ryan Broida, RH (AHG) is a key player in the worldwide mushroom movement.As a Registered Herbalist (RH) of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG), Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Instructor of Mycology, and National Educator of Four Sigmatic, Danielle is teaching the world about the importance of a life on functional mushrooms.
Prior to joining forces with Four Sigmatic, she received her BA in Environmental Studies and Philosophy from Whitman College, studied Ayurveda in India, became a Certified Yoga Instructor, worked with a Naturopathic Doctor to become a Certified Raw Chef and Detox Coach, and led treks in the Thai backcountry where she became fascinated by herbal medicine. She moved to Boulder, Colorado to formalize her education in holistic medicine. Upon completing her graduate studies, she opened a private practice focused on functional mushroom based treatments.
Danielle brings her passion and expertise in herbal medicine, clinical practice, teaching, formulation, and her deep love for fungi to everything she does.