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Empowering people to take control of their health through fad-free eating, sweating, and thinking to inspire happy, healthy, fulfilled lives. 


To provide support, insight, and inspiration to those continuing the pursuit of life-long balance. To provide gimmick free-knowledge, mindful living, healthy eating, exercising for strength & spirit, and loving life.  

Live Unprocessed is a Grand Rapids, MI based company offering personal training and natural chef consulting services.  Live Unprocessed specializes in improving the lives of individuals by offering guidance, support, and inspiration through exercise, whole food cooking, and mindful living techniques.

Live Unprocessed offers in-studio and in-home personal training & yoga services with a goal setting focus, integrating a balanced lifestyle, and improving mindset around exercise.  We motivate clients to achieve their personal best and provide tools for achieving life-long wellness.

Live Unprocessed offers natural chef services emphasizing a transition into a whole-foods approach to eating.  We center around seasonal, organic, local, unrefined foods to improve health and our relationship with food to reach optimal wellness.

In conjunction with these services, Live Unprocessed offers assistance with improving mindfulness and developing a true love for life by freeing ourselves from fads, and opening ourselves to live without the constant stress of what is “good” or “bad.”

We encourage clients to Live Unprocessed by knowing that life is a journey and each step we take will move us towards health and happiness.


Hi, I’m Shannon Sadoski, owner & operator of Live Unprocessed. Born in southeast Michigan, I spent most of my childhood residing in the Metro-Detroit area before attending college at Central Michigan University, where I obtained my Bachelors of Science in Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs in 2007.  I moved to West Michigan to begin my career as a personal trainer, focused on assisting clients with weight loss, corrective exercise post-injury, and overall health improvement.  While working at MVP Athletic club as a top fitness coach and mentor to my peers, I developed a successful running club for all levels, designed many nutrition coaching programs, and volunteered to assist in developing a successful pilot program for improving the health and lifestyle of overweight children.

After working in the mainstream fitness industry for over 5 years, I moved to Boulder, Colorado to complete a certification as a Natural Food Chef at Bauman College.  I studied therapeutic nutrition with an emphasis on culinary skills, and applied this knowledge through personal chef work, catering services, small-scale event planning, and product development.  Upon completion in 2013, I returned to West Michigan and accepted a position as the education coordinator for the Grand Rapids Downtown Market, in which I developed extensive programming for culinary, wellness, and gardening, as well as a scholarship program for the underserved community.  After over 2 years of assisting to develop a strong framework for public, non-profit education at the market, I have followed my heart back to focus solely on vision for Live Unprocessed.  I recently married my long-time partner, fitness enthusiast, and recipe taste-tester, Ryan, and we reside in Grand Rapids, MI.

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