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Santa Ana Coaching Trainers

Browse these coaching trainers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Ana.

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Every Body's Fit
4.9
from 61 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Harry J.
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I have lost 15 pounds and 20 inches in two months. I had back surgery in the summer and Meagan's training and nutrition was perfect. Karen Joseph

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Mikel Life Coaching
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shontel M.
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I had my doubts about getting marriage counseling, but when I started going to Michelle she proved to me how helpful it really is. So much that I think every young couple needs coaching in order to avoid serious relationship issues in the future. With her loving sidekick/spouse helping out, it provides a male and female aspect of each situation that comes up. Overall, Michelle is a great, caring person that will provide you with positive energy, motivation, and useful resources for life (not just marriage counseling). Coaching or no coaching, it's always nice to be blessed with the presence of such a person in your lifetime.

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FISV LLC.
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nadia F.
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I have been learning so much from Lois regarding test strategies for the GRE. Her method is unlike any I have practiced and I actually feel I can tackle the GRE now!

Fawn Miller Coaching
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Julie Z.
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I could write a complete memoir around my experience with Fawn. Before I get into it, I want to be very straightforward: Fawn: -Incredibly smart with huge range of knowledge in counseling and resources -Infinitely compassionate -Super easy to talk to and considerate of me -My biggest cheerleader (I'm talking up there next to my mom) -Worth every penny Me: (and you, future client!) -Stuck / Confused / Unhappy -Willing to be utterly honest with Fawn and myself -Open to making big and small lifestyle changes -Committed to spend as much reasonable time on coaching exercises and reading -(4 months later) Crazy in love with myself and so proud to have embarked on this journey to create my HELL YES life I liken my experience with Fawn to be, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." (Buddha) I was in a really tough place in my life, feeling like I had no direction or even a compass to guide me. Fawn struck me with a phrase in her bio that said that she helps women who feel like they are stuck. I totally identified with that. I knew that something needed to change in my life. I originally reached out with the intent that it would be my career, but working with Fawn became so much more. With her guidance and support I have made incredible changes in my life, self-appreciation, discipline, relationships, spirituality, and happiness. We started unpacking the deepest of deep limiting beliefs that I had about myself. In no way would I describe this process as easy, but the payoff is oh so sweet. I have personal testimonies from the people around me (some of who don't know that I'm working with a coach) that recognize a change in my daily happiness. One of the MANY things I have loved about working with Fawn is her ability to zero in on what I need. She has incredible knowledge combined with a natural intuition of how to help her clients grow. Even if I didn't know what I would accomplish on a given call, it was her talent and expertise that helped me each step along the way. She introduced me to new methods of communication and taught me many exercises that I will continue to use whenever I am faced with challenging situations for the rest of my life. She also recommends great books :) Another area of note where I noticed a huge change in the course of my coaching with Fawn is my self-discipline. I was really struggling with accomplishing anything that felt like "work". (Outside of work.) I was a writer that hadn't written in years and through my personalized action items (or assignments) I began a very therapeutic return to my art. I also started creating a schedule and setting goals for myself. Over time, the result and accomplishment of doing the "work" totally outweighed the dread that hovers around procrastination. I was able to change a really bad habit that I specifically identified in the beginning of this journey. I have a remarkable amount of quantifiable self-improvement in my google docs that I am so proud of. I have to second another review I saw saying if "you're wondering whether or not to take the plunge..." DO IT. Your life is about to change.

Acker Next Level Coaching
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Cecelia B.
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Mike does an amazing job of making you feel comfortable talking and sharing concerns. He genuinely listens and gives valuable feedback. He is respectful of others time and uses it wisely. I would highly recommend Aker next level coaching to friends and colleagues.

Must Have Fitness
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Kim W.
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Tammy is a truly dedicated, knowledge and inspiring trainer. In the time that I’ve been training with her, I’ve seen great results, built confidence and am more motivated than ever to stay committed to my health and fitness. She makes training enjoyable and I look forward to our sessions knowing that I feel more confident fit and energetic after each session. Kim Manhattan Beach, CA

Flourish - Julia Satterlee
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Kerri K.
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Julia is a rare gem in this world. Caring, compassionate, and extremely insightful, Julia makes people feel cared for and loved for who they are all while helping them become who they have the potential to be. Anyone who has the opportunity to learn from her and her diversified life experiences is truly lucky. I highly recommend her coaching services without any reservation.

  • 17 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Ashton E.
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during the first session we tested my strength and he really walked me through everything we were doing and why we were doing it. he listened to what i wanted to change and then showed me workouts that would achieve my goals. i cant wait to really start training with him

  • 11 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I have been working with Kalyn for a few weeks now and I’m very happy with everything. Training has really been tailored to me and my goals which is what personal training is all about.

Fit by Rose
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
John B.
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Rose is an extraordinarily knowledgeable and creative trainer; she is super professional and has a seemingly endless bag of tricks to keep your training routine fresh and engaging - I can't recommend her highly enough - she comes to my building and I am very happy to recommend her enthusiastically to residents and friends.

LA-Trainer
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Monica L.
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I've had several trainers over the years and none have had the proven results that I had while training with Victoria. I could see my body changing after just a few short weeks of training with her. Workouts were never boring or monotonous. She always mixed it up and kept me motivated. She really does personalize your program to suit your needs and helps you focus and stay committed not just to fitness, but nutrition and overall wellness as well. I've recommended her to several people and will continue to do so.

NB Trainer
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Jay M.
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Dave has been my trainer since about 2006 and I couldn't be happier with his service. As a gym rat since high school, I've switched a lot between training myself and using a variety of personal trainers. I'm well educated in mechanics and nutrition and can spot a poser a mile away. Dave is certified by the ACSM and knows his stuff well. And although I might do fine on my own, I find that using a skilled trainer like Dave keeps me accountable and pushes me on days I don't feel like working. And it really helps that he shares my training philosophies and is easy to get along with. His current facility at Newport Workout is clean and uncrowded. If there's anything I could criticize, its that he's too far away now that I've moved up the highway. If you're even thinking about it, just try him out and you'll leave impressed– Highly Recommended! (in my humble but accurate opinion :)

The Art of Movement
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel T.
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Stephanie was/is my personal trainer.....she has a passion for training and it shows in the workouts. Her knowledge combined with her passion help tailor the workout to each student. I enjoy cycling, Stephanie adjusted and designed our training to encorporate a lot of stretching along with strength training......OUTSTANDING.

EK Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Charron E.
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I've had two previous coaches in the past. I've found that Emily's coaching style works best for me and my life. In left our conversation with better direction, three short term goals, and two long term.

FEARLESS FOCUS FITNESS
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Heather M.
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I have been training with AJ for over two years and he is wonderful I am a tv host and travel to a often so it's wonderful to have him workout with me in the hotel gyms or poolside! Highly recommend him

Evolution Solutions
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Carla R.
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Judy’s program is so valuable in every way. I felt it was a very essential program for everyone in whatever stage of life to take a pause and reassess and refresh. Judy ISN the real jewel behind it. She brings an energy and enthusiasm to every call. She helps you see things you may not have seen yourself with each weeks work, and is able to personalize the material to each client. I have referred her to Teo close friendship who also rave about how fundamentally important and life’s changing the programs are. Judy is part coach, part psychologist, part mentor, part everything. She really brings so much insight and experience. I loved this program and her guidance in making it a part of my life.

Mikel Weddings
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Marshawnique H.
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As an engage couple my fiance' and I wanted to be sure things were Right before marriage.The experience we received through Mikel Life Coaching was over and beyond what we expected.We went in a bit afraid but with a couple of sessions we opened right up.If your seeking help whether it be for premartial, or marriage counseling do not pass this one up. Service is everything you need and you will receive.

Kristi S.
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Mira is the ultimate woman’s warrior. She comes along side you- sincerely cares to get to know WHO YOU ARE and helps you bring your gifts into The world. I am so touched by how much she cares — I feel so SEEN by her. If you want a teammate, coach, straight-shooter and friend all rolled into one, Mira’s your woman. My life is so much better on ALL fronts since I found her.

Mom Coach for Life
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sonia D.
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She is extremely perceptive and empathetic. She offers her undivided attention and is a phenomenal listener. Her advice is spot on. Understands multi-dimensional issues and can get to the source of the problem so that I can take appropriate action.

Colibri Wellness
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Judy W.
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Marina is a fantastic health coach and a wonderful human being. She helped me establish an easy lifestyle solution to eating healthily without feeling deprived. I needed someone to help me stop the yo-yo dieting and motivation to establish better eating routines. Marina is patient and provides the help custom-made to your particular needs. She is never intrusive. She helped me gain perspective into the deeper issues related to my yo-yo dieting. I am greatful to Marina for helping me establish a healthier lifestyle. I am more energetic than I ever was before. Thank you Marina for everything!

Gabrielle Romero
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nura A.
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Gabrielle is an excellent speaker! Her approach meets the needs of the business and the individual client. Her overall coaching skills are excellent, and she delivers with authenticity and warmth, leaving the audience touched with valuable input and a great learning experience. Thank you so much Gabi, we look forward to working with you again! - Strategic Coaching Sessions, Inc.

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What is a life coach?

A professional, accredited life coach works with people to help them make important changes in their life, either growing in their profession or changing gears in their personal lives. They help clients turn their dreams or wishes into realistic, attainable goals. They guide people through the process of making life changes by helping them evaluate the steps they must take to reach a particular goal, then help them decide how — and whether — to take those steps in the most efficient, effective and rewarding way possible. A life coach acts as a motivator, strategist and accountability partner. Unlike a therapist, a life coach doesn’t help solve problems from your past — they’re focused on helping you move forward with new ways of acting and thinking that will help you reach your goals. Some people specialize in particular types of life coaching, including life balancing coaches, small business coaches, executive coaches and personal finance coaches. Some meet clients in person, while others hold consultations over the phone.

Regardless of which type of life coach you’re interested in, make sure the person holds an International Coach Federation (ICF) credential. There are three tiers of credentials: Associate, Professional and Master, which require coaching experience ranging from 100 hours to 2,500 hours.

How much does a life coach cost?

A life coach helps clients set and reach professional and personal goals, develop positive habits, and deal with stress. Some people meet with a life coach once or twice, while others form an ongoing professional relationship, meeting regularly in person or on the phone. The average national cost to meet with a life coach ranges from $80 to $130 an hour. Some coaches offer per-session pricing, especially for one-time meetings; expect to pay an average of $100-$125. People who want to work with a coach over a period of time to explore life transitions, career growth or lifestyle changes may be able to get discounted pricing in a package. For example, three 60-minute sessions cost an average of $300, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $350, and four 60- to 90-minute sessions plus unlimited contact between sessions cost an average of $400. Some specific types of coaching, such as relationship or marriage coaching, cost more than standard life coaching. For instance, three 60-minute relationship coaching sessions cost an average of $500, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $550, and six 60- to 90-minute sessions cost an average of $650 when purchased as a package. Training and experience can also affect the cost of hiring a life coach. An Associate Certified Coach, who holds a certification that requires only 60 hours of training and 100 hours of coaching experience, will charge less than a Master Certified Coach, who typically has at least 200 hours of training and 2,500 hours of coaching experience.   

Why get a life coach?

People of all ages and in all careers have called in a life coach. Life coaches are accredited professionals who can help you figure out the tangible changes you can make in your life to reach your goals; they can even help you turn your dreams into goals, if you’re not sure where to go next. A life coach can also help people find their purpose in life. Life coaching clients often have an idea of what they want to do, such as help people or work with animals, but don’t know how to turn that passion into a career. A life coach can help clients work through the options to find a clear path with concrete steps that lead to an attainable goal. A life coach can also help clients make a major career change, such as starting a new business. Life coaches can help clients develop better habits that will make them more successful, acting as an accountability partner. Life coaches also often guide their clients through major transitions in life, such as a career change or other stressful situations that are made easier with guidance from a neutral third party.

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