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Course Description

Wellness coaching is a relatively new field, intriguing anyone who desires to get all areas of their life into balance. The Wellness Coaching course is a general survey course designed to give you a well-rounded introduction to this exciting discipline. The course is designed to appeal to both potential clients of wellness coaching, as well as anyone interested in pursuing this career opportunity.


Explore the main concentrations of wellness coaching--physical wellness, mind wellness, spiritual wellness, and financial wellness. While it's not necessary for every person to work on all of these areas, it is a wonderful and comprehensive profession for anyone with a wide variety of interests and the desire to be in charge of their own career.


Wellness coaches can set their own schedule, pay rates, choose their clientele, work from nearly any location, and enjoy unlimited creativity and flexibility in their coaching approach. For potential wellness coaching clients, it's important to know what wellness coaching can and cannot offer.


This course can also teach you enough basics that you may be able to apply the lessons to yourself and get the help you need without further expense or consultation. Wellness coaching can help you identify and set realistic, measurable goals, remember and act on the joys and positive memories of childhood through exploration of the five senses, and unlock the creative energy that lies in each of us.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

  • Lesson One: Why Choose Wellness Coaching?
  • Lesson Two: Your First Client is You
  • Lesson Three: How Do I Know if it's Working?
  • Lesson Four: Fact Versus Fiction in Wellness Coaching
  • Lesson Five: Why We Get Stuck (and How to Get Un-stuck)
  • Lesson Six: Body Wellness
  • Lesson Seven: Mind Wellness
  • Lesson Eight: Spiritual Wellness
  • Lesson Nine: Economic Wellness
  • Lesson Ten: Staying Balanced in Times of Crisis
  • Lesson Eleven: Ethics of Wellness Coaching
  • Lesson Twelve: Business Strategies for Wellness Coaching

Course Materials

All course materials is provided in this class. There is no need to buy additional resources.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a written and practice assignment that will directly apply what you have learned.

A brief 25 point quiz will follow each lesson. Students will successfully complete this course by earning an overall grade of 70% or higher.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know what wellness coaching is and whether or not it is right for you.
  • Define who the first client is.
  • Describe methods to determine whether or not your wellness coaching is effective.
  • Know fact versus fiction in wellness coaching.
  • Define ways to get out of the rut people find themselves in.
  • Know body wellness.
  • Know mind wellness.
  • Know spiritual wellness.
  • Know economic wellness.
  • Describe staying balanced in times of crisis.
  • Know ethics of wellness coaching.
  • Know business strategies for wellness coaching, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment25
Lesson One: Why Choose Wellness Coaching?9
Lesson 2 Assignment25
Lesson Two: Your First Client is You10
Lesson 3 Assignment25
Lesson Three: How Do I Know if it's Working?10
Lesson 4 Assignment25
Lesson Four: Fact Versus Fiction in Wellness Coaching8
Lesson 5 Assignment25
Lesson Five: Why We Get Stuck (and How to Get Un-stuck)9
Lesson 6 Assignment25
Lesson Six: Body Wellness10
Lesson 7 Assignment25
Lesson Seven: Mind Wellness10
Lesson 8 Assignment25
Lesson Eight: Spiritual Wellness9
Lesson 9 Assignment25
Lesson Nine: Economic WellnessLesson Nine: Economic Wellness10
Lesson 10 Assignment25
Lesson Ten: Staying Balanced in Times of Crisis9
Lesson 11 Assignment25
Lesson Eleven: Ethics of Wellness Coaching9
Lesson 12 Assignment25
Lesson Twelve: Business Strategies for Wellness Coaching10
The Final Exam58
Total Points:471

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