Nutritionist · Performer · Athlete
Jackie McCaffrey is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and professional singer, dancer, actor, aerialist and avid yogi. Jackie earned her Diploma of Performing Arts from the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts before graduating with first class honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition.
As a performer and athlete, Jackie understands the struggles that artists and athletes, young and old, encounter as they work in such a demanding industry. Jackie’s passion is working with all types of artists and athletes to help them find balance and understanding about which foods and supplements can help them with injury prevention and repair, stamina and overall longevity in the arts world.
Jackie also works with clients who are looking for more general health and wellness help along with those who are looking for some more intensive protocols to help manage chronic disease. Jackie’s own journey back to health after being diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease 8 years ago has allowed her to fully appreciate the struggles that her clients may encounter on a daily basis.
Jackie is the Nutrition Consultant for Moksha Yoga in Etobicoke and sees clients from her office in downtown Toronto.Make an Appointment
Jackie has worked in the arts for over 20 years which enables her to fully understand the nutritional needs of an artist.
Prior to studying nutrition, Jackie developed education programs for health professional teachers. She uses this expertise when developing workshops and talks for events.
Jackie loves what she does and that passion translates into her caring and non-judgemental approach to working with her clients.
“I am lucky to be healthy but I don’t take it for granted. I wanted to become aware of ways I could maintain this good health. Jackie reviewed my food intake, medications, and lifestyle. She then provided me with an excellent protocol listing natural options to improve my eating habits (including some delicious recipes), recommending dietary supplements to support my age requirements, and encouraging my involvement with swimming, weight bearing exercises, and yoga. Jackie continues to demonstrate her wealth of knowledge as she patiently answers my many questions about healthy substitutions for my favorite (not so healthy) foods, the benefits of organic options, the difference between all those sugars and flours, and so much more. With Jackie’s help I hope to live a long, vibrant and healthy life.”Jennifer L.Client
"Jackie's drive and work ethic is real in every aspect of her life. She is an overachiever in the best way possible. Her passion to educate the aerial community and others on how nutrients can help them in their day to day life and their career is beyond beneficial. We're lucky to have such a smart savvy and all around super girl in our community."Jamie H.Aerial Performer and Teacher
"If you have ever experienced your GI system 'out of control' to the point of embarrassment for weeks and months at a time, you can appreciate my frustration and sadness. After numerous medical tests my family doctor was bewildered and at a loss as to how to help me recover. I reached out to Jackie and after a few weeks of working together my symptoms began to disappear and eventually they stopped completely. Jackie didn't simply treat my symptoms but dug deep and dealt with their root causes. I didn't realize how ill I had become until friends started to tell me how poorly I had been looking and how they were worried that something was very wrong with my health. My family doctor has told me to keep on doing whatever I am doing nutritionally as it is working. I am 66 years of age and take no prescription medications, can think more clearly and have regained my health naturally."Delcy S.Client
"Jackie feeds me high quality food everyday with lots of fresh water. She encourages me to supplement my diet with protein rich bugs which I find around the house. She pushes me to spend time in the sunbeam to increase my Vitamin D intake and often works hard to get me to sleep rather then run around the house all night long."Satoshi CatChief Bug Hunter
"Two thumbs up! Not only is Jackie a delight and an inspiration to work with, she is insightful, passionate about nutrition and committed to helping people. Run, don't walk, to book your appointment with her."Cathy B.Co-Owner - Moksha Yoga Etobicoke