Ninaya aka

Nancy Ninaya Strandberg

HHP, CT, YT is certified by:


AANC (American Association of
  Nutritional Consultants)

I-ACT (International Association

  of Colon Hydrotherapy)

Internal Environment Institute

 Touch Therapy Institute

School of Shiatsu Massage

Reiki Center of Los Angeles

Biofeedback Therapy by

  Quantum Life

Yoga College of India

Principal-Based Partner Yoga®

The Dance Alive Method®

American Aqua Natal®

WABA (Worldwide Aquatic

   Bodywork Association)

Board Member @ Organic Soup Kitchen

Doterra® Wellness Advocate

Love Rules!

I am a healthy lifestyle muse, a holistic health guide, a wild woman healer, a sweet sister's doula, and non-stop nurturing mama bear.


Welcome. As a highly attuned empath, drawn to be of service, I sense

people's needs and obstacles, while offering life-giving healing possibilities. My spiritual name, Ninaya, means "Follow the path of my laughing heart." Join me as I help you rediscover your innate vital flow as you let go of stress, and live to love life again.


My practice is founded in natural living. Although my focus is multi-dimensional, I hold the power of Water to treat and cleanse as my special tool for healing. Using water therapies, healthy living and plants as medicine. I share and model how to stay healthy and in balance with all of the elements. I integrate the best of what I know with loving heart talk, yoga, movement, warm water Watsu®, and nurturing healing touch.


Born 1966 in southern Sweden, in the feisty year of the fire horse, I was raised by a strong single mom. Always on the go, willful and adventurous, I left my home at 17 and spent 15 years traveling and living around the world, while working as a fairly successful, yet bulimic and dissociated fashion model.


A divine inner sense of what my heart and health needed, led me on a truly transformational healing journey through Asia and Australia, where my deep experience with internal cleansing, yoga, living foods and breath work made a profound and lasting impact. I found truth and forgiveness, and I learned that true beauty, peace, and health come from the inside.


I immersed myself in studies with masters of natural health, and settled in California over twenty-five years ago, to build my practice as a yoga and holistic health practitioner. Blessed to have worked closely with master healers like Watsu® founder Harold Dull, life coach Anthony Robbins, rabbi Alyson Solomon, yogini Ana Forest, dancer Marianne Karou, drummer Paulo Mattioli, colonics wise woman Connie Allred, and renowned midwifes Mary Jackson and Marina Alzugaray.


Having home birthed two healthy boys in my forties, and after assisting numerous births, I have a particular passion in working with women and families preparing for pregnancy, during and after birth. Balancing tissue health is a continuous process, as life is cyclical... My services is about Self-care, as I work with people healing from trauma, separation, illness, injuries, cancer, and death process. Knowing LOVE is the most powerful force in the universe, and that embracing, and accepting what is, is key. 


So, as I re-birthed mySelf through holistic disciplines, I am now honored to offer you skillful and graceful guidance toward a healthier, stronger, more confident sense of yourSelf as you access, and enjoy all what you were born to be... Currently I offer more integrated into all-inclusive 

Elemental Immersion Sessions & Programs in which I work one on one with clients ready to follow protocols for wellness and wellbeing. 


 As well as exclusive Mind/Body Retreats, with my life partner William Gale LMFT (licensed marriage family therapist, specializing in trauma and EMDR). Together we offer private sessions and Private Retreats at our private sanctuary nestled in Santa Barbara’s beautiful Mission Canyon.  

I often co-create special events with other amazing health practitioners, and I am supported by a strong Network of powerful channels of healing and creative life arts.  


I look forward to being with YOU, holding you, supporting you, and celebrate this amazing gift of life with you. Namaste’. Ninaya


Ninaya's Mission Statement

My intention is to be healthy and happy, so I may support and inspire others to:

1)  Claim total health, joy & unlimited vitality
2)  Discover and celebrate 
passion for life & healthy living

3)  Create more love, intimacy & peaceful community in the world




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Tel: 805-637-2387

Email: ninaya@ninaya.com

NINAYA • Water Fitness & Family Wellness - © 2017