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Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Paige Johnson, Trainer and Certified Holistic Nutritionist

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Apr 11, 2018 11:02 AM
We are excited to share the stories of some of our past AFPA graduates, such as Paige, in our “Find Your” blog series.

What is your job/role/title and what does that mean?

My jobs consist of working as a Full-Time Trainer, as well as a Certified Holistic Nutritionist.

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Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Jared Trout, GM and Director of Personal Training at AE Fitness

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Apr 3, 2018 8:00 AM

We are excited to share the stories of some of our AFPA graduates, such as Jared, in our “Find Your Inspiration” blog series.

What is your job/role/title and what does that mean?

I am the General Manager and Director of Personal Training at AE Fitness Montclair in Montclair, New Jersey. That means I oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility, coordinate all personal training activity, and assist with all decision-making, both operational and financial.

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10 Resources to Launch Your Holistic Health Coach Career

By Matt Solomon, B.S. | Mar 21, 2018 7:40 AM

You’re passionate about holistic nutrition and healthy living, and you’ve decided it’s time—you’re ready to launch your holistic health coach career. However, with nearly 50 percent of new small businesses failing within the first five years, leaping into a new career probably feels daunting.

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What Is a Plant Based Nutrition Certification?

By Amy Occhipinti | Mar 15, 2018 7:00 AM

With countless celebrities and brands embracing “Meatless Monday” as a mantra, plant-based nutrition has become all the rage—but not all devotees of plant-based nutrition are full-time vegans or vegetarians. In fact, many people are leaving meat and dairy off their plates more frequently to reap countless evidence-based health benefits, including lowering their risks of developing certain types of cancer.

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Q&A with AFPA Graduate: Cynthia Kestler, Certified Holistic Nutritionist

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Mar 13, 2018 8:15 AM
  While everyone’s educational and career paths are unique, you will often find common ground among those who have earned nutrition and fitness certifications: considerable motivation, fresh perspectives, and most of all, a passion for helping others. We find these stories inspiring, and we hope that you do as well, while you consider a career shift or taking your business to the next level.
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How to Choose from Top Holistic Nutrition Schools

By Mark J. Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Mar 7, 2018 8:14 AM

Whether you are just pondering or ready to make a career switch toward becoming a holistic nutrition professional, one major step will be to determine which education option is right for you.

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5 Places That Are Hiring Holistic Health Coaches

By Amy Occhipinti | Feb 21, 2018 8:45 AM

Gaining education and experience in holistic health can offer numerous benefits, from giving you insights into your own health and self-care to assisting others who can benefit from advice on nutrition and lifestyle changes.

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How to Land Your First Holistic Nutrition Client

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Aug 9, 2017 8:00 AM

You’ve researched and explored holistic nutrition, and now you’re ready to turn that passion into a profession. But when it comes to working with clients and sharing your insights, where do you begin?

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Tips for a Successful Online Holistic Health Coach Business

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Jul 12, 2017 8:00 AM

Becoming a holistic health coach can be a rewarding and satisfying long-term career. Coaching people to achieve higher levels of health brings personal meaning to your work as you apply your research and experiences in nutrition to improve the lives of others.

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How to Impact Lives with a Holistic Health Coach Certification

By Mark J. Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Dec 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Earning your certification as a holistic nutritionist can be a great opportunity to advance your career in the health and wellness field, but you’ll be doing more than expanding your professional prospects.

Becoming an advisor in holistic nutrition allows you to impact the lives of your clients in significant ways. Here are just a few that you can expect to see:

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