Co-Creating Universal Health and Wellness

"Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. The extension to all people of the benefits of medical, psychological and related knowledge is essential to the fullest attainment of health."Principles as set out in the World Health Organization's Constitution Preamble

What is Health & Wellness Coaching?

Health and wellness coaching is a science and an art form, not just a process.

Fundamentally, health & wellness coaching encompasses the sciences of positive psychology, behaviour change, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle medicine with the dynamic art of relationships, teamwork and community.

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Anna McLaren

Hi, my name is Anna. I am excited to work alongside you to help create positive change towards living your best life! My work today …

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Julia Hobbs

I am passionate about improving people’s health and wellbeing. I have a background in nutrition, personal training, Pilates and population health. I am happy to …

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Annabella Bikesic

Hi, my name is Bella. After spending the majority of my life dieting, hating my body, and fighting my biology, I have now come to …

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Jenny Marshall

My own journey was the inspiration for me to become a health coach. Morbidly obese as a child, I struggled to lose weight. Dramatic change …

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Angela Pond

Angela Pond has worked in paid and voluntary positions in the field of Allied Health and Sports Coaching for over 25 years. It has been …

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Sharon Tomkins

If you knew you could have fun with your wellbeing – why wouldn’t you? Sharon has been helping people get through the dark places in …

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Carl Thistlethwayte

After 13 years of clinical practice as a Chiropractor, I was unable to continue working in a hands-on capacity due to a chronic repetitive strain …

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Rebecca McClure

I am a professional Health Coach who is passionate to guide women of colour in lifestyle behaviour change, stress management and building resilience. As a …

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Changing Outlook can Change Cardiovascular Outcomes

This article is written by Chris Kresser and published by the Kresser Institute.  It dives into the latest research from JAMA (Journal of American Medical …

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