So, what is a Health Coach anyway?

For as long as I can remember I have been interested in health and nutrition, so becoming a health coach felt OHHHH-so-right. When I tell people what I do, I sometimes get blank stares and the number one question I get asked is: “What exactly is a health coach?”

If you’ve heard the term “health coach” pop up online or in conversation and aren’t quite sure what a health coach is, let me tell you all the details and why you need one in your life.

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What exactly do health coaches do?

Health coaches support you on your journey to achieving your health goals by making lifestyle changes. We don’t just look at what you eat and drink. We also look at your lifestyle and daily choices to help you feel your best.

We use a holistic approach which looks at the whole person including relationships, career, physical activity, and spirituality. We’re experts in the fields of wellness and nutrition with the skills to help you look deep inside and discover what’s holding you back from achieving your health goals and what will bring you success.

Whether you want to lose weight, have more energy or become healthier overall, we listen to your concerns, help you find out why you’re not achieving your goals and guide you to figure out what works for your unique body.

Why do I need a health coach?

Think back to a time in your life when you felt truly your best. You felt beautiful in your own skin and you felt confident enough to do anything. You had loads of energy to achieve whatever you wanted. Your health was a priority and you practiced self-care every day to make sure it stayed that way. Your daily actions and habits were aligned with who you were and you felt truly healthy and happy.

Now imagine feeling this way again every day for the rest of your life. I’m here to tell you: yesssssssss it is possible!!!

Why should I be your health coach?

In 2012 while living in South America I was feeling stuck and having health issues. I saw a handful of doctors for digestive issues and each one said I was fine. And y’all, let me tell you – I wasn’t fine. This wasn’t just an everyday tummy ache. I was admitting myself into ER over and over again because the pain was too much to bear.

I believe we are our best doctor and I knew something was not right. And in the end, I was forced to turn to Google. After hours of researching, I stumbled across a health coach from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. By working with this amazing health coach, I was able to fully heal my digestive issues and disordered eating.

When I arrived in Asia three years later, I was faced with another health issue and let me tell you, I was scared to death. My hair began literally falling out in clumps. The human body does an incredible job of grabbing your attention and boy did it have my undivided attention.

I went to doctor after doctor and they each ran test after test. Again, each specialist I saw said I was fine and I was left feeling completely powerless. Once again, turned to a health coach to heal my body. After just six months of working my health coach, my hair loss stopped…and of course, there’s more to that story.

Today I am grateful to say that I am a certified health coach with The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, the largest nutrition school in the United States established in 1992. This means I know how to work with people with every different kind of health problem you can imagine and I’ve got all the tools needed to best suit your needs – whatever they are.

I’ve studied hard to earn my certification and explored more than 100 different dietary theories so I can answer all your questions and create personalized sessions unique to you, your needs and your goals.

I’m a firm believer of bio-individuality – an approach that says that there’s no one-size-fits-all diet. We’re all unique human beings with highly individualized nutritional requirements. If you’ve ever watched a friend lose a bunch of weight on a specific diet only to try it for yourself with little to no results, this is why.

I’m here to help you take baby steps and work at a pace that’s comfortable for you, so you can accomplish your health goals in an easily achievable way that works for you. I want to help you deconstruct any limiting beliefs that are holding you back. I’ll be with you every step of the way helping you nourish your body from the inside out.

Let’s Do This!!!

Hop on over to my Work With Me page to get all the amazing DETAILS of how much you can achieve if we work together. You can schedule your FREE consultation HERE. Some clients find that one Power Session gets them back on track and others opt for the three- or six-month program. I currently have space for JUST one client. And y’all if you miss this spot, don’t worry…. e-mail me and I’ll add you to my waiting list. 

PS. I’m also a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and can help you with your fitness goals too.