Laura Laine is founder and executive director of Sophia Grace Center for Nutrition, Health, and Spirituality, LLC. She combines her skills as dietitian and spiritual director in providing spiritual direction, retreats, presentations, and healthy eating therapy to individuals, groups, and corporations.
Laura earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics at the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, her M.Ed. from the University of Houston in Allied Health Education and Administration, and completed an internship in Corporate Wellness. She worked for 22 years at Texas Children’s Hospital, where she coached people of all ages in obesity, eating disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, sports nutrition, food allergies, and gastrointestinal diseases. She then served as Parish Administrator for St. Laurence Catholic Church for eight years and received her certification in Spiritual Direction from the Cenacle Retreat House.
Laura has been married to her husband, Greg, for over 30 years and has two grown children, Melanie and Eric, and 2 labs named Rosey and Poppy. She is passionate about nourishing the whole person, body-mind-spirit.