Mariya truly believes a pill isn’t necessarily the answer to every ailment and that the answer may actually lie with going back to the basics. Mariya empowers her clients to make the necessary changes to have a thriving and a successful life. She sincerely believes giving a “toolkit” to her clients that they can employ to build a life around healthy mindset. Her speciality and focus includes gut health, nutritional deficiencies, mental health, chronic pain management, and neurological health.
Dr. Farooqi started her training in Nutrition in Oxford, England, with a focus on maternal nutrition. After completing her studies in England she pursed a Doctorate of Pharmacy from University of Rhode Island followed by a fellowship in Clinical Toxicology with University of New Mexico. She is also a registered yoga teacher having undergone training with Yoga Medicine® and is on her way to complete 500 hour training. Mariya's field experience through training, hospital, and community practices has focused on the understanding of chronic pain, gut health, importance of nutrition in mental health as well as nutritional deficiencies and excesses. Combined with more than fifteen year of client-interaction experience, Mariya's additional knowledge in functional medicine comes from attending seminars and conferences. She has applied several evidence-based principles to achieve wanted outcomes.
Mariya is a global citizen of the world with having lived in 4 different countries and various cities she has a broad understanding of different cultural experiences including food and lifestyle choices. She is also married to a pharmacist and together they have two children with very different taste palates and personalities. She holds regular vinyasa yoga classes in her community and loves to talk about yoga and functional medicine.