Our Team

Empowered Living Institute

Jessica Tarleton

Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Jessica is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. She graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where she learned innovative coaching methods and studied over 100 different dietary theories. She has studied with the world’s top health and wellness experts. Her education has provided her with knowledge in holistic nutrition and prevention.

For the past 7 years she has been working with clients that have successfully followed her plan. Many have lost weight and have been able to reduce or eliminate their need for medications, all through food and lifestyle changes.

She works with her clients based on bio-individuality, meaning that no two bodies are the same. She encourages others to see things from a different perspective, guided through knowledge, motivation, and support. Her goal is to make her clients’ transition into a healthy lifestyle easier than they believe. She teaches her clients to get back to basics, and believes that health should not be complicated.

Laurie Lagerman

Certified Yoga Teacher

Laurie started her journey practicing and teaching Yoga in 1999.  From her first session with her private instructor she knew it would be something she would never live without.

After working for a number of years with her teacher, attending seminars, conferences and classes, she decided to share her knowledge of Yoga and Meditation.  Laurie has completed a 250 hour Yoga Certification, an 80 hour Restorative Yoga Certification and a 50 hour Meditation Certification all with high honors through the Aura Wellness Center in Attleboro, MA.  She has experience teaching group Yoga and Meditation classes, as well as working individually with students based on their needs and goals.

Most recently, Laurie has completed a Mindfulness Fundamentals course through the Mindfulness School.

Laurie believes it is never too late to begin a regular practice, and experience the amazing, healing and life changing benefits of Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga.

Kimberly Law Bennett

Business Manager

Kimberly is the Business Manager for The Empowered Living Institute and has been working with Dr. Bennett since 2004. Kimberly helps the members of the Empowered Living Institute in all aspects of the business and manages the day to day operations of the business. Kimberly is a graduate of Lafayette College with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Economics and Business, and received a Juris Doctorate Degree from The Dickinson School of Law.

Kimberly has been a proponent of natural healthcare since she was a young girl. As a young girl, she was influenced by her father and grandfather, who were both chiropractors and strong proponents of natural healthcare. Kimberly enjoys spending time with her children, Ryan and Sydney, and her husband Dr. Bennett. She is currently an active member with the Sigma Kappa Alumni Lehigh Valley Chapter.