What Is a Wellness Coach?
They help their clients find the motivation and tools to get to their physical and emotional health goals.
Those goals might include:
Lose a few pounds
Unlike a nutritionist or physical therapist, who makes specific diet and exercise suggestions, a wellness coach will help you make better general choices that fit your lifestyle.
Just about everyone has a vision of his or her ideal life. Maybe you’ve always dreamed of being a successful writer, musician, or corporate executive. But you haven’t made it a reality yet.
Then maybe what you need is a coach. Just like the people who push athletes to greatness in sports, life and wellness coaches push their clients to find success and satisfaction from their job or lifestyle.
Unlike in sports, life and wellness coaches don't focus on changing certain behaviors, like correcting a bad golf swing.
According to the International Coach Federation (ICF), they develop their clients’ overall strengths and abilities.
From this program, students will learn about all areas of nutrition and how to help people change their lifestyle habits so that they are healthier and long lasting. The program was created by some of the most reputable doctors and coaching experts in the health coaching industry. Once you graduate, you will be able to coach your own clients and assist them in their healthy lifestyle goals. Many graduates of this program go on to earn anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 monthly as a certified health coach.