Become a Certified Health
& Wellness Coach

Welcome to the Canadian Health and Wellness Coaching Academy

The first and only institution in Canada that offers certification in health and wellness coaching.

Are you passionate about helping people improve their health and well-being through evidence-based
lifestyle interventions?

Do you want to pursue a rewarding, purpose-driven career where you can help others be healthy?

Do you want the flexibility and independence that will allow you to design a career that aligns with
your lifestyle preferences and values?

Whether you want to take the first step toward helping others to be healthy, start a career doing
something you love, or expand your skills as a healthcare provider, you’ve come to the right place.

What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Lifestyle medicine is a medical specialty that uses therapeutic lifestyle interventions as a primary modality to
treat and prevent chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and more.

Did you know?

In Canada, 1 out of every
2 adults suffer from a
chronic illness.

70% of healthcare

costs are related to
preventable diseases.

With the proper education and support,
people can improve their health and lifestyle,
heal from disease and prevent illness.
You can be their guide to show them the
way and a cheerleader to support them in
implementing lifestyle changes.

Health and Wellness coaches are trained to
apply the six pillars of lifestyle medicine:

A Whole-food,plant-predominant diet

PhysicalActivity

RestorativeSleep

StressManagement

Avoidance ofrisky substances

Positive SocialConnections

Health and Wellness coaches also support their clients in developing a growth mindset,
enhancing self-efficacy, and fostering well-being and thriving.

Why study at the Canadian Health & Wellness Coaching Academy?

At the Canadian Health and Wellness Coaching Academy, we provide you with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to become a competent and confident health and wellness coach. Our curriculum is based on the latest scientific research and best practices in the field of lifestyle medicine, health coaching, and behaviour change. Our program is aligned with the standards and competencies
of the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

By studying with us, you will receive:

Credential

Gain a valuable credential
that will set you apart from other health & wellness professionals.

Opportunity

Position yourself in a profession with increasing opportunities. The health and wellness industry is experiencing significant growth as more people are prioritizing their well-being.

Community

Join a community of like-minded peers who share your vision and values.

Network

Have the opportunity to network with leading experts and organizations in the field of health and wellness coaching.

Learning

Have a constant opportunity for learning and expanding your knowledge. As a health and wellness coach, you’ll be immersed in the field of health, nutrition, fitness, and behavior change. You will stay up to date with the latest research, trends, and techniques.

Specialization

Choose to specialize in areas such as nutrition, fitness, stress management, weight management, or specific populations like prenatal or postnatal coaching. This allows you to tailor your coaching practice to your interests and expertise.

Impact

Be able to make a positive impact on the lives of your clients and the health of your community by empowering them to take charge of their own health and well-being.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and become a certified lifestyle medicine coach?

Register for a free information session to get a taste of what our program is like and ask any questions you may have.