The Thing About Health Coaching, a podcast presented by YourCoach.Health explores the growth and the explosion of the health coaching industry, its impact on behavior change and how it applies to every single human, as well as the science behind the growing field of health coaching while giving a voice to the industry’s emerging talent. Each episode chronicles the Health Coaching Revolution, a paradigm shift across industries where health coaches are transitioning from a nice-to-have to a must-have. Specifically, we’re shining a light on the expansion of the field into digital health, healthcare, corporate wellness, and beyond.
Food & Music as Medicine: Are they the new Healthscription?
1:02:04Our panelists dip into the science behind food and music as important components of a client’s health journey. Josh Clemente, Founder of Levels, is a mechanical engineer and CrossFit-L2 trainer. Walter Werwoza is a composer, producer and owner of the Music Production Studio Musikvergnuegen LA, HealthTunes, and The MusicMedicine Consultancy Vienna. Kanchan Koya has a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Harvard Medical School and a Health Coaching Certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Jane Metcalf is the founder and CEO of PROTO.LIFE, a weekly newsletter and website tracking the radical changes taking place in humans as we harness the tools of engineering and computer science to alter our own biology.
Health Coaching Worldwide
42:26We’re a global team here at YourCoach and now we’ve brought together experts from across the world to highlight the global reach that health and wellness coaches have while comparing and sharing best practices. Dominique Hodgin is the Executive Director of Education for the Dr. Sears Wellness Institute. Izabella Natrins is the CEO at the UK Health Coaches Association and was formerly Professional Standards and Development Director. Kim Acedo, MS, CHWC, is a virtual Health & Self-care Coach for women in midlife from Vancouver. Moderator Sarah F. Fisher is the Global Health Financing Lead Johnson & Johnson. This conversation was recorded at our Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in 2020.
Intersection of Digital Therapeutics and Health Coaching: An emerging opportunity
41:50At YourCoach, we’re constantly keeping tabs on new innovations in health and wellness to keep our Coaching Community ahead of the curve. Digital Therapeutics came onto the scene as clinically validated, evidence-based software therapies. In this talk (recorded at our First Annual Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in 2020), we explore the interfaces and opportunities between health coaches and digital therapies. Dr. Megan Jones Bell is the chief strategy and science officer at Headspace. Sara Espina, MS, is an accredited Certified Intrinsic Coach and Max Avruch is the former Director of Health Coaching at Oshi Health. Jeff Dachis is the CEO and founder of One Drop. Our very own COO, Eugene Borukhovich moderates this panel.
Boosting Client Retention by Coaching for Habits
23:12Health coaches are long-term partners and advocates for their clients - they are here to support clients, holistically, as they achieve short-term and long-term health outcomes, and here at YourCoach, we are ready to support coaches! Client retention is paramount to creating programs that work for many of our clients, and today, we discuss some strategies that can help you create practices that pivot for continued client success. Samuel Salzer is a leading behavioral strategist and habit expert, having worked with organizations across Europe, Australia, and North America. This episode was recorded
Diversity in the Health and Wellness Industry
42:23This episode was recorded at YourCoach Health's Annual Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in 2020. For more events be sure to visit our website. As health and wellness professionals, we’re supporting individuals from all backgrounds in their unique journeys to health. We hosted an ever-important discussion on how to create programs that honor and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds - inclusive of race, gender, ability/disability, ethnicity, religion, age, and sexual orientation. Leslie Salmon Jones is the founder of Afro Flow Yoga®, a professional dancer, yoga instructor, wellness coach, public speaker, and community activist. Renèe Hughes is a nationally certified professional aromatherapist and certified holistic health consultant who works with high-achieving women and men who want to create a holistic lifestyle with more meaningful self-care routines. Kenia Nunez is Assistant Dean of Entrepreneurship at Hofstra University, a social entrepreneur, certified yoga teacher, health coach, and an Amazon best-seller.
Coaching for Coaches: Does every Coach need a Coach?
40:24Experts on business and legal knowledge in the health and wellness space provide tips to help your business run more smoothly and stay compliant in the ever-changing healthcare space. Barbara Zabawa is the founder and President of the Center for Health and Wellness Law, LLC, a law firm dedicated to improving legal access and compliance for the health and wellness industries. Lisa Fraley, JD, is an Attorney, and a health coach herself. Christine Hansen is an award-winning business coach & consultant for online entrepreneurs. This panel is moderated by by YourCoach Health CEO and Founder, Marina Borukhovich. This episode was recorded during our Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in November, 2020.
Reimbursement in Health Coaching: "Follow the Money”
44:06Margaret Moore and Dan Kendall guide us through a fireside chat on Reimbursement in Health Coaching. As coaches, our services are increasingly viewed as necessary as we achieve better health outcomes - and reimbursement is finally on the horizon in order to increase financial accessibility of our services to clients who need us now more than ever. Margaret Moore/Coach Meg, MBA, is an executive coach, and founder and CEO of Wellcoaches Corporation, the first coaching school for health professionals. Dan Kendall is the founder of Mission Based Media, Managing Editor of Health Podcast Network and host of Digital Health Today, a podcast and media platform that features the leading innovators and innovations transforming and improving health and wellness. This episode was recorded in November 2020, at our Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium.
Dean & Anne Ornish in conversation with Marina & Eugene Borukhovich
27:19Join Marina Borukhovich, CEO & Eugene Borukhovich, COO of YourCoach for a powerful chat with Dean & Anne Ornish, from Ornish Lifestyle Medicine. This episode was recorded during our first Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in 2020, November.
Sex & Drugs - Making the unmentionables mainstream
54:26Sexual health, weed, micro-dosing psychoactive drugs, alternative therapies, and so on! We often shy away from these topics as they still live as a taboo in so many minds. This session is here to change that, and our panel expert will uncover some of the latest and greatest innovations when comes to sex, drugs and so much more. And how can a health & wellness coach align with this? Join Jessica Damassa, Host of WTF Health, and our wonderful panel to find out!
Coaching Skills & Apprenticeship
43:52What are the essential skills to become a great health and wellness coach? Where can one learn these skills and how to utilize them to one’s best advantage? In this masterclass, YourCoach CEO, Marina Borukhovich, and Dr. Sears Wellness Institute Executive Director, Dominique Hodgin as well as Karen Dalton, and Becky Bishop will deepdive into the ins and outs of being a coach, and the skills one needs to become a successful health & wellness professional. A very special announcement about apprenticeships and mentors will be made, so this session is not to be missed! This episode was recorded during our Global Health and Wellbeing Coaching Symposium in November 2021.