In the world of health and wellness, a health coach is an emerging new role.
(PRWEB) March 05, 2012
In the world of health and wellness, a health coach is an emerging new role. Health coaching is becoming recognized as a new way to help individuals "manage" their illnesses and conditions, especially those of a chronic nature.
The holistic health practitioner will use special techniques, personal experience, expertise and encouragement to assist the coachee in bringing his/her behavioral changes about.
Many people in all walks of life are recognizing the value of health coach training and adding it to their weekly routines. Celebrities such as Russel Simmons and Lady Gaga are known to have health coaches.
According to a MarketData Report in 2007, an estimated 40,000 people in the U.S. , work as business or life coaches, and the $2.4 billion industry is growing at rate of 18% per year. Just 5 years later, we estimate that nearly half that amount work with a health coach! *Source: Stephanie Sims of BusinessCoaching.com