Chaitra Dalton is a nutritionista; in essence, she designs nutrition and wellness on the inside and out, with a specialty in the art and science of personal life transformation. Chaitra is a wellness expert to leaders and leadership organizations. She began honing her skills in the world of wellness and nutrition while attending Syracuse University.
She graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Human Development and a concentration in Fashion Design and then founded Chaitra Inc., a multifaceted private holding company focused on creative consultation of fashion projects, entertainment projects/ programs for organizations and individuals alike. Always hungry for additional knowledge, Chaitra continued her education via The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Cornell University. At these notable institutions, she completed certifications in plant based dieting and the psychology of eating and health coaching. Chaitra studied all the major dietary and mind-body theories by experts such as Deepak Chopra, Andrew Weil, and Marianne Nestle.
She then formed The Art of Wellness, the wellness division of Chaitra, Inc. The Art of Wellness core offers out-of-the-box holistic and integrative wellness services. Both, a modern and natural approach to developing a healthy, balanced lifestyle while taking into account the person as a whole; both inside and out. The Art of Wellness services include 360 degree health/lifestyle coaching, career development, spiritual awareness, weight management, preventive care programs, mindfulness, cleansing and natural cooking; in addition to providing essential health enhancement resources that include nutritional supplements and wellness products.
Chaitra’s journey in life has brought her through various creative disciplines such as artistry and fashion design while living and working internationally for notable design houses that included Henri Grethel, Adrienne Vittadini, Reebok, Disney, Donna Karen and Ralph Lauren; eventually leading into forming her own company Chaitra, Inc., a multifaceted company based in New York and Miami. Chaitra has also worked on music entertainment tours, styling campaigns and helping people look and feel their best from famed media personalities like Toni Braxton and Jay Z, to alternative rock star band Incubus.
In her independent fashion and entertainment projects after returning to the states, Chaitra partnered with a South African company, Meropa; where she dressed famed media personalities from Brandy to Sheryl Lee Ralph and Vanessa Williams. Chaitra also worked closely with one of the most successful urban fashion labels in existence, Southpole clothing (Wicked Fashion, Inc.) executing marketing and advertising initiatives to implement seasonal image styling campaigns across their three distinct in-house brands, Southpole, Lot 29, and WCKD. Chaitra was commissioned to provide their celebrity endorsers with custom-made apparel, under each brand moniker, to facilitate the organization’s media-personalities’ look and feel during contractual appearances.
Chaitra has helped an array of individuals through conducting personalized health coaching and group workshops. A few of her current corporate clients include Hot Legs, a depilatory/skincare brand sold within the Walgreens family of companies and Ulta Beauty, Collective Bias, a social media shopper agency, the National Jewish Health Initiative “Stop Smoking Cessation Program”, Detroit East Health Services and Bulldog Bikes racing team. Chaitra has served on the Genetic Disease Foundation and the National Minority Health Association boards. She is a member of Kappa Omicron Nu. The Links Inc., and The American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
The one common reflection and observation by those who know Chaitra is the kindness of her soul, the timeless beauty of her inner-smile, the gentleness of her spirit, and the love in her heart for all she meets.
Chaitra’s mantra is to always spread ripples of shining light and love.