Sunny Gandara

Life Coach in Beacon, New York

Sunny Gandara

Life Coach in Beacon, New York

Sunny has over 15 years experience in marketing and PR, both in the music and beverage industry. Starting out at record labels, she worked her way up to becoming a marketing executive handling the international careers of world famous artists such as Wyclef Jean, Alicia Keys, Gwen Stefani and Justin Timberlake.

After a decade in the glamorous record business, she became the national brand ambassador for Heavy Water, a small luxury vodka brand from Scandinavia, and was instrumental in launching many new markets and developing the brand across the U.S.

In 2008 she founded her own company, Fork and Glass, a food and wine event and consulting company in New York where she did everything from cater weddings and photo shoots for big magazines to leading wine tastings for corporate team building events.

Through her experience as a busy and successful career woman with experience in many fields, she discovered how important it is to keep a healthy lifestyle and wanted to find ways to reduce stress and increase energy. She gained her Health Coach certificate through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and founded her own private Health and Lifestyle coaching practice in 2015. The practice is geared towards health conscious women who with a particular interest in transitioning to a plant based diet. Sunny shows them it's possible to eat gourmet foods and enjoy a glass of wine, while still achieving their health goals.

Sunny, a native of Norway, is a professionally trained cook through the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC and a Certified Wine Educator through the Society of Wine Educators as well as a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. A multi-passionate entrepreneur, she loves meeting people and helping them find their purpose and living their life to the fullest potential.

Her hobbies include bodybuilding, cooking plant based foods, writing, traveling and spending time with her husband in the beautiful Hudson Valley in New York.

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  • #cooking
  • #wine
  • #fitness
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  • Work
    • Health Coach, Personal Trainer, Consultant
  • Education
    • Bachelor in Business Adminstration, USF
    • Professional Culinary Certificate, Institute of Culinary Education
    • Diploma, Wine & Spirits Education Trust
    • Institute for Integrative Nutrition