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Walnut Creek Holistic Life Coaches

Browse these holistic life coaches with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Walnut Creek.

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Zion Health and Wellness
4.8
from 89 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 283 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pavan N.
Verified review

I would highly recommend Zion Fitness to achieve wellness goals. George is an Excellent trainer who is very passionate about the holistic fitness. He knows his stuff and goes above and beyond the call to make sure that goals are achieved.

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Top Tier Fitness
4.9
from 74 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 171 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katie B.
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I worked with Baron for a month while I was working in San Jose. My goal was to kick start myself back into a healthier lifestyle and hopefully lose some weight. What impressed me about Baron was his smiley approach to each training. He ensured that each training was a challenge but we always had fun. He was able to give a comprehensive work out despite the poor resources in my hotel gym. By the end of our time together I had toned up and built muscle. I did not lose weight (one of the intended goals) but felt that I had been given the kick start that I had asked for to help me step back to a healthier life style (main goal). In hindsight I would have asked Baron for more help nutritionally (though I am not sure if this is a service offered). To wrap up though...I had a lot of fun and always looked forward to my training which I cannot always say about a gym session. It was a great way to spice up my fitness regime and I would certainly recommend Baron to others.

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Evolutionary Fitness
5.0
from 57 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 103 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ximena P.
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It has been an amazing experience!* I'm a lazy person when it comes to exercising and I told Gerard about it, I need someone to push me, and he's been great!* he's understanding, always ask me if I feel comfortable enough with what we're doing, he pushes me but, also respecting limits. Every work out is awesome. Everyone I leave the studio my knees are melting and you feel that lovely sore all over your body through next day. And he's constantly motivating me, wich feels great. He's been a great coach and help with this new way of life!* definitely deserves 5 stars!*

  • 10 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsey B.
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I've been working out with John for over 3 years, and he has transformed my body. He helped me lose about 13 pounds before my wedding. He's more than just a personal trainer - he's a life and health coach as well. I know if I have any questions about health or what I should be eating, I can always send him a note, and he'll respond. Every workout we do is always different. He keeps things interesting, and I always leave feeling good/sore. John is the best!

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John Pangan Fitness
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rick M.
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After I followed John's program my body changed drastically. His diet and exercise plan and coaching along the way really helped me get the results I want. Thank you John!

  • 7 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Sagar A.
Verified review

Xavier is an amazing life coach and mentor. It’s been a pleasure learning from him. He personally invests in my life which is rare to find in trainers. He is flexible with timing, something that is also rare. I like how he’s strict when it comes to routines, although very friendly. My body feels great, looks great and most importantly I’m happy after every session.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Helene B.
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Jared is great! He is fun to work with. I have lost 8 pounds, many inches and feel wonderful. He has a holistic approach and this is what I was looking for. He has a strong background in yoga and I enjoy the mix of strength training, yoga and massages. I highly recommend Jared!!

Sean Michael Imler
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Candace C.
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Sean is an amazing healer, life coach, therapist, and body talk expert. He was able to bring peace to some old emotional wounds that I hadn’t thought about or even realized were still there. I went to him because I felt “stuck” and was searching for advice on my life purpose. After just two months of sessions, I already felt much healing and therefore more joy than ever in my daily life and am also able to express myself better and see more clearly changes to make to encourage my happiness and growth so that I may pursue my dreams being more in the flow and in the spirit of love.

Life Coach
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Fé L.
Verified review

Melissa is a ray of sunshine! Earlier this year, I lost a loved one and had been struggling to find a comfortable rhythm that allows for grief and self-care, while also staying true to my other commitments. With her guidance and warm encouragement, I made a major breakthrough recently - and that was to put pen to paper and write out all that I was experiencing. There was so much freedom in that! Thank you!!

  • 40 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Olivia M.
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I both learn and enjoy every minute with Eva. She is truly an impeccable listener- in a non-judgemental way. I admire her open approach to coaching- always sprinkled in with a sense of humor. At the end of each session, burdening issues of motherhood are normalized. I once again feel like myself- light and ready to continue navigating the trials of motherhood. Thank you for your work and continued support.

Aurelian Coaching
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Amy D.
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Working with Nicole: WOW! Nicole is at the top of her game! She's enthusiastic and professional. She's prepared and punctual. Her methodology and coaching are comprehensive, creative and targeted for the modern market place. My cover letters, resume and interview prep are anything but generic! She has tailored them to reflect me uniquely. Having been out of the work place for 10 years, raising a family, she has prepared me to be confident and competitive as I begin a new career. I know that my relationship with her will most certainly continue. She's an asset in regards to staff development, communication strategies, and furthering future career steps towards higher management. I cant recommend working with her enough! Thank you, Nicole!

Better Fit Personal Training
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jacqui M.
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I recently was in the hospital for 2 months where I lost the use of the muscles in my entire body. Barely able to walk when I first met Mel, he literally brought me back to life. Way more than a personal trainer, he became one of my dearest friends and health advocates. After about 2 months training with Mel, where we started slow (i was only 92 pound) i was back up to 120 and doing TRX and BOXING with him. My recovery and life would not be the same if I didn't work with Mel. He is literally the best!!!!!

Empowered Journey
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lily R.
Verified review

I've been working with Arya as my life coach for over 5 years now. He has helped me navigate so many different aspects of my life, from completing law school, to ins and outs of relationships (and now marriage), to reconnecting with my own body when I've felt out of touch, and so much more. I consider his insight invaluable to my life, and always appreciate how he guides me to more powerful places of being. He always has new approached to teach me when I'm feeling stagnant and is always learning and growing himself. I'd recommend him to anyone!

Vitality with Alma
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Peggi W.
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I can't say enough about working with Alma. She has been a goddess of information, and encouragement, and has helped me take charge of my health destiny. When I started working with Alma, I was feeling overwhelmed by changes happening in my body. I was suffering from painful arthritis and having difficulty finding balance in my life. I knew my diet was out of control, but needed help getting on a healthier path. Alma systematically took stock of my chemistries and mapped out a plan to optimize my nutrition. She introduced me to ways of controlling my pain without drugs and made numerous resources available. She also introduced me to healthier alternatives for pain relief. Her approach was holistic, collaborative, supportive - and she made it all manageable. She met me precisely where I was and supported me forward. What a gift! I'm delighted my arthritis pain and inflammation have subsided. I continue to find pleasure in the healthy food alternatives Alma introduced me to, and my overall energy is so much better. My blood chemistries continue to improve and those improvements have garnered praise from my physician. I'm so grateful that I had the opportunity to work with her. My gratitude and whole-hearted endorsement goes to Alma!

iChoose Wellness Center
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole S.
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Dr. Corbin is a true pro. When it comes to hiring someone to navigate through the nuisances of lifestyle and health needs for something as important as yours and your family’s nutrition, I would only leave it in the hands of a doctor who values holistic views on health. Dr. Corbin does just that with honest and valuable evaluations. He’s even turned me on to tools to help with other areas I’m trying to work on in my life like stress management.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Neda N.
Verified review

I spoke with Velina on Skype about the challenges I'm dealing with in my life and she was really helpful. I highly recommend her to anyone having difficulties or needing a good coach in their life. She seems to know a lot and has a lot of experience helping people with all kinds of issues. For me, I really felt like she cared deeply for me and understood me like a close friend and yet is very professional. She is warm and kind. I'm so glad I found her. She helped me so much.

EHM Coaching
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Evan A.
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I have been seeing Emily for life coaching for a month - I'm working on sorting out some career and relationship challenges. We've been meeting over the phone when I travel and at a quiet coffee shop when I'm in town. Emily's communication is really wonderful. Sometimes the sessions feel emotionally difficult - and Emily is supportive of my journey. She's never judgmental. She asks deep questions. In my time with Emily I've made progress. I feel better about where I am. I'm really thankful for this great service she offers.

  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sam C.
Verified review

I truly see Emily as a lifelong collaborator. She took the time to understand my professional and personal goals in order to help me work through my next career move. By artfully blending a holistic mind, body and soul approach to professional coaching she helped me articulate my passions and how those passions might align with my career goals. I highly recommend any person or organization to bring her into your process, the outcome was so valuable!

Embodied Transformations
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Theresa P.
Verified review

Laura was my mentor during my time with New Ventures West as I was going through their Life Coaching Program. She was able to provide me with insights into my practices that helped me move forward. She asked me powerful questions when I was "stuck". Her presence in conversation was attuned to my whole self - mind, body and heart. I have been inspired.

Coach Ugochi
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rocio R.
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I started training with coach ugochi after a personal recommendation. In turn I've recommended her to two friends who now regularly train with her. I can see why she gets so many recommendations from such a different array of people. Not only is she a great trainer, she's also an utterly approachable person with a knack for connecting with people. When I started training with her, I had such little physical awareness that I struggled to follow even the most basic routines. Ugochi never made me feel like this was failure on my part, instead she would effortless break exercises down to smaller, more manageable chunks or articulate them in a way that I could visualize them too. I've now been training with her for over a year and always look forward our sessions. She's also very good at switching it up whenever you get _too_ comfortable with your routine :D Her motto is 'healthy at any size'. Ugochi will help you feel happy and connected with your own body whatever you're planning in becoming the next G.I. Jane or just want to get up the stairs without breaking a sweat.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Caren V.
Verified review

Powerful coaching that has literally been life changing. I am really loving the fact the coaching is so specific to my life scenarios!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a health coach?

A health coach is a service provider you can hire to help you realize your wellness goals. You can hire a health and wellness coach to guide you through life changes, keep you focused on weight loss or fitness goals, help boost your mental health, and more. Many health coaches work with their clients for set periods of time as the client moves toward a measurable goal. Wellness coaches come from varying backgrounds, and may have different areas of focus depending on their education and training. Research potential coaches by reading their reviews, researching their academic and personal backgrounds, and learning about any certifications they have earned from coaching institutes. Often, health and wellness coaches sell coaching packages ranging from three to six months or longer, depending on the client’s needs. The average national cost for an individual health coach session ranges from $60 to $90, although prices may range as low as $30 or up to $130 or more, depending on your location and the coach.

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.

What is a holistic wellness coach?

When you want to reach new heights with your health and wellness, consider hiring a holistic wellness coach. Much like a health coach, a holistic wellness coach is focused on your well-being and meets with you in one-on-one sessions to help you identify and reach your targeted goals. A holistic wellness coach will typically have you take all components of your life into account when working to achieve your goals. If your goal is to lose weight, a holistic wellness coach will not only offer recommendations for your diet and exercise, but also discuss your emotional health, your work/life balance, your spiritual side, and each area of your life that affects your ability to follow a nutrition and fitness plan.

Although they are highly motivational and often can help clients achieve great results, holistic wellness coaches are not professional health care providers or registered dietitians. Different institutes and training centers provide certifications for holistic wellness coaching, so be sure to research your coach and read their reviews to understand more about their techniques and training.  

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