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Strategies for Good Sleep

By Monique Costello, Soma Health and Wellness Program Instructor

Sleep is getting a lot of attention lately. As a Health and Wellness Coach, part of me thinks this is great. Another part of me wonders why it took so long! Sleep has always been a critical part of keeping our bodies healthy, and it’s something we talk a lot about when teaching in our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program at The Soma Institute.

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How it All Started

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

For many of our students, graduation is right around the corner. In a matter of days, we’ll be hosting a ceremony that will be attended by students, friends and family. These are special times where they look back on the hard work they’ve accomplished and look forward to exciting career opportunities. It’s an inspiring day, and a day that often forces me to take a step back and think about my own journey.

 

 

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Recipes for Health and Wellness

By Katie Tafel, Health and Wellness Coaching Program Director

Our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program takes a holistic approach to health and wellness. There are so many aspects of a person’s life impacting their overall well-being, and a big factor is nutrition. Our instructors will tell you many of the clients they coach have goals or improvements they want to make when it comes to what they are putting into their bodies. They want to be their best selves, and they know food is a big part of that.

 

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The Hope Helping Brings

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

You know what feels good? Helping other people. For years, I’ve known this is part of the draw for students that come to The Soma Institute. They all have a desire to help others. And I’ve seen how helping other people uplifts our students. It’s a feeling and a reward with a huge payoff at a time like this.

Our community is made up of people from all backgrounds and all walks of life. While they all have different life experiences, they are all helpers.

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What is a Health and Wellness Coach

By Katie Tafel, Health and Wellness Coaching Program Director

We started our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program because we wanted to find more ways to do what we love: train people who want to help others. Since we launched the program, the demand for health and wellness coaches has exponentially increased. We’re living through a pandemic, and it’s forced many people to truly look inward and prioritize taking care of themselves. That’s where our graduates thrive.

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