International Association Wellness Professionals
What do Wellness Coaches Do Exactly?
If you’re passionate about wellness and have a natural affinity towards healthy lifestyles, eating well or fitness, becoming a Wellness Coach could be a perfect career fit for you.
What is a Wellness Coach?
Wellness Coaches are coaches who specialize in supporting people to be healthy and to make positive health and lifestyle changes. Wellness Coaches focus on preventative measures such as healthy eating, lifestyle changes, fitness and self-care.
Wellness Coaching applies an integrated, holistic approach to health and well-being, examining factors such as eating habits, lifestyle choices, and the impact that career, relationships, stress, physical activity and other life factors have on the whole person. Wellness Coaches take a holistic perspective and work with clients to achieve balance in all areas of their health.
Where do Wellness Coaches work?
Wellness Coaches may work in a variety of settings. Many Wellness Coaches work in private practice. Wellness Coaches may also work in alternative or traditional medical clinics, within school systems or in businesses that foster healthy workplaces. Wellness Coaches can work with clients in-person or via phone or internet. Some Wellness Coaches lead small groups, teach classes, workshops or webinars.
What should I look for in a Wellness Coach training program?
Choosing the right health and wellness coach training program for your education is important. You should consider the following:
Where will the training take place?
Training programs may be taught in person or via distance learning, including online classroomRead More