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Anita Barbero, founder of Renew Your Health LLC, is an inspirational speaker, workshop
leader, mindful retreat facilitator and yoga teacher offering presentations, workshops, classes and retreats designed to empower individuals to discover their true selves.

Over twenty-five years of fitness and wellness experience, Anita is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher, certified in Baptiste Power Level 1 Training and is the host of peaceful renewal and mindful retreats.  Anita is the creator of Strength and Spirit, a full fitness workout that integrates mind, body and spirit.  It is available on DVD.  She has also participated in MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) training with The Copper Beach Institute.

Anita’s inspirational speaking presentations center around ‘Life is a Gift’ designed to encourage others to look within themselves at their own innate talents and gifts, ultimately sharing them with others.  Combining physical wellness with the wholeness of the mind, Anita awakens the potential that each has to offer, rediscovering purpose and passion.

Anita follows her own life purpose of supporting and inspiring as many as possible, while they are on their path to wellness and inner strength.  Anita offers a signature Prayerful Yoga class, as well as, an Power Yoga classes.  Full course listings including information about presentations, classes, workshops and retreats can be found in the “workshops & offerings” tab above.

As Anita’s professional journey continues to evolve, she was led to the corporate world.  The exposure at ESPN tapped the creativeness and challenge of engaging a diverse group of individuals teaching fitness, yoga and meditation classes.  Certified by the Human Performances Institute (HPI), Anita facilitates a wellness program, The Corporate Athlete, that focuses on energy management teaching innovative approaches to thriving in a demanding environment with long workdays.
Identifying a need in the unique workplace at ESPN where high performance is key both in front and behind the camera. With a team, Anita created a pilot program for the Monday Night Football remote crew.  They were offered onsite yoga, meditation and personal wellness coaching. These programs helped to enhance their daily work lives and expanded their total well-being.

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Anita continues to educate and renew herself through meditation retreats and wellness workshops.  An active member of the community, Anita organized a family walk/run obstacle course to benefit the Fisher House CT, an organization that supports Connecticut Military Families in Medical Crises.  Working with church communities, Anita facilitates a community meal on Thanksgiving Day with aspirations of inspiring other communities to do the same.  She is thrilled to announce the Non-Profit organization, The Gift.  It’s purpose is to aid local community members in need.

Residing in Connecticut’s Litchfield County, Anita shares her life with her husband, three children and grandchildren.  Inspired by many spiritual teachers and guides on her life journey, Anita is dedicated to teaching others to live passionately and purposefully.


What others are saying

"Anita's greatest gift is her spirituality. It's from here, where she works with women to uncover their truth in order to live our best life. Her Mindfulness retreats are powerful reminders to ground yourself in love, truth and empowerment."

Carol Pandiscia, Principal The Healthy Leader and former ESPN Senior Vice President, Technology

Working with Anita

Anita's spiritual retreats, wellness workshops and prayerful yoga sessions are the offerings to guide you to discover your true self.

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