Yoga Health Coach

Why You Should Have A Yoga Health Coach

Published on October 8, 2020

If you are an avid yogi who is health conscious but struggles with achieving your wellness goals, you may want to consider hiring a yoga health coach. They can create a master wellness plan especially for you, and keep you on track. They can also help you discover more about who you are and what you want to achieve in your life. A yoga health or wellness coach can also identify your strengths, priorities, and challenges to transform your yoga practice into an inspired and vibrant journey towards mastery.

What Is A Yoga Health Coach?

A yoga health coach is a well-trained practitioner who instructs their students on changing habits for a better life. It’s similar to therapy where two people discuss issues and create goals and strategies to achieve them. Hence, they help align your wellness journey with your priorities. Remember that yoga is a practice that requires consistency and discipline. Therefore, you need someone to keep you on track when you lose momentum, focus, or hope.

A proficient yoga wellness coach should address your diet, food, and nutrition needs and goals. A coach should also ask about the quality of your sleep, as well as your emotional and mental challenges. They should also be able to fine-tune your yoga, exercise, and movement routines, and help you with stress management.

Additionally, if you’re ready for change but you don’t know where to start, having the right yoga health coach is ideal. Keep in mind that not asking for help and support can be the biggest obstacle to living your dream. You may need a coach for specialized attention or when you feel ready to invest in yourself for a total transformation. You can learn more in this article about what a health coach is, as well as the details of their training.

Benefits Of Working With A Yoga Health Coach

Contrary to popular belief, having a yoga health coach isn’t a waste of resources. In fact, paying for this service is a cost-effective investment because you’ll be able to enjoy countless benefits that can eventually improve your quality of life. 

To drive the point home, listed below are the benefits you can experience when you choose to work with a yoga health coach:

  1. They Can Create An Effective Wellness Path Based On Your Needs And Goals
    A yoga coach integrates your emotional and physical needs into the session plan. They, therefore, know the right suggestions to make to accelerate your wellness path. They have thorough knowledge and expertise, which will help bridge the gap between essential information and implementation. You get complete care, and you’re more likely to feel satisfied and accomplished.

    With a yoga health coach, it’ll be easier for you to attain your fitness and health goals. You might want to lose weight using yoga, but do you know which strategies to implement in order to achieve this goal? Do you know the do’s and don’ts during the process? A yoga health coach can answer all of these questions and help you achieve all of your fitness and health goals fast.

  2. They Can Encourage Healthy Habits
    Attaining fitness and health goals through yoga doesn’t happen overnight. Regardless of how experienced you are in this discipline, you need to exert a lot of time and effort to achieve goals. Fortunately, a yoga health coach can make this process easier for you as they can encourage you to develop and follow healthy habits for the long-term such as improving your diet, losing weight, improving your sleep, strengthening your digestion, stabilizing your emotions, activating your intuition, and boosting your immune system and energy.

    You’ll be working with a yoga health coach for weeks, months or even years. During this time, you’ll be taught several health habits that you’re expected to follow even when the yoga health coach isn’t with you. Adjusting to healthier habits can be tough, but with the encouragement of a yoga health coach, the switch will become easier. Yoga health coaches will be patient with you to ensure that you can adjust to healthier habits in time.

  3. They Can Implement Behavioral Changes
    Aside from sticking to healthier routines, attaining fitness and health goals will also require you to change your behavior. It’ll be challenging for you to lose weight through yoga if you don’t have the discipline to regularly practice yoga or look after what you’re eating. You won’t have to worry about these problems when you have a yoga health coach.

    A yoga health coach will help you implement small behavioral changes at your pace. This means they will assess your current behavior and come up with techniques to help you turn over a new leaf. A yoga health coach will not require you to make abrupt changes in your behavior. Instead, they will continuously create a bigger picture of the session’s intentions to overcome obstacles. As a result, you begin to record a better quality of life, raised spirits, and improved emotional wellbeing and physical health.

How To Find A Yoga Health Coach

Life coaching is a fast-growing profession, and you can find an instructor working individually or under some organizations. Moreover, you can seek recommendations from your friends and family, or connect with one online.

Check their resumes to see whether their experience matches your needs. Be sure to talk to them and find out more about their approaches. Ensure that the coach you choose has favorable session hours that suit your schedule.

How Much Does A Yoga Health Coaching Session Cost?

Mostly, a yoga lifestyle coach will offer sessions ranging from 30 to 90 minutes. You can pay from $40 for a 30-minute session and up to $85 for an hour-long session. It’s worth noting that new coaches may charge lower than more experienced ones, who can ask for up to $200. Others prefer to charge by packages, offering a wide range of choices to accommodate various budgets.


By investing in a good wellness coach, they will promote your happiness, build resiliency, and help you live a fulfilling life. Hopefully, the above guide provides all the necessary information to help you make an informed decision.

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    This article was amazingly helpful and informative. Thank you so much for this great read.

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Laura Powell was introduced to yoga at the PranaVida Yoga Studio in Orlando, FL, in 2001 and has been studying yoga ever since. She began her study with Ravi Singh and, after trying many teachers and styles in the yoga cornucopia that is New York City, gravitated to the classes of Sharon Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti whom she considers to be her primary influences. Inspired by her students and yoga masters B.K.S. Iyengar, T.K.V. Desikachar, Gary Kraftsow, Godfrey Devereaux, and Donna Farhi, she emphasizes safety and proper alignment, building awareness of the body so that time, effort and the breath can bring about the many potential benefits of yoga. Laura is committed to her self-study and daily yoga practice, along with attending regular workshops with Kofi Busia and other senior teachers.
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