About Me

I'm a holistic health coach.  I have experience in various disciplines that lead me to believe that the best approaches to good health are holistic in nature.

I started my professional career as a licensed physical therapist , after that I founded and operated my own physical therapy practice, and started and operated the wellness spa at Edde Sands and later a holistic wellness centre and spa in Kuwait.

I travelled extensively to India, and trained there to become a certified yoga teacher in Kerala, where later I organised detox retreats.

In 2011 I completed my degree in Integrative Nutrition and became a certified health coach.  I worked as a health coach, specialized in food intolerance and detox diets, and organizes corporate workshops on health and wellness and a lot of workshops with NGO’s for youth refugees on self-development .I am a frequent contributor on various TVs and radios programs .

My approach  is not to dwell on calories, carbs, fats, or proteins.  Nor is it to create lists of restrictions or good and bad foods.  Instead, I work with my clients to create a happy and healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and rewarding.Together we will work to reach your health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep, and maximizing energy. As we work together, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you, and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, and balance your health.

Here are some concepts that we will explore during our work together:

Bio-individuality: The concept of bio-individuality is that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs.  One person’s food is another person’s poison, and that is why fad diets tend to fail in the long run.  Working on the principle of bio-individuality, I will support you to make positive changes that are based on your unique needs, lifestyle preferences, and ancestral background.  I use a personalized holistic approach to ensure that you will have great success!

Primary Food: It is easy to overlook all of the things that contribute to our sense of nourishment and fulfillment.  It is not just the food we eat, but all of the other factors present in our daily lives.  Healthy relationships, a fulfilling career, regular physical activity, and spiritual awareness are essential forms of nourishment.  When these “primary foods” are balanced, what you eat becomes secondary.  I will support you in achieving all of your goals, from eating the right foods for your body to living an inspired fulfilling life.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wellness and Education Center Manager, January 2015 –January 2016.

Baraka Wellness Holistic Center, Kuwait.

Daily operations of center: steering sales and overseeing the execution/implementation of key business initiatives.

Ensure productivity, profitability, control purchasing.

Set standards, policies, procedures, risk assessment.

Develop and maintain documentation process.

Manage inventory follow purchase.

Develop and grow retail sales.

Develop services and fresh programs at the center.

Develop and conduct wellness project: weekly promotion, weekend seminars, retreats programs, and yearly holistic events.

Conduct consultation, follow up for customers to direct them to the right service they need.

Write questionnaires prior to all kind of service

Provide consistent high standards of customer service

Recruit, train, and evaluate staff.

Manage, guide and train the team of the Center (Teachers, Therapist and Administrative) that includes guidance through coaching, and counseling.

Training and Workshop Facilitator, June 2011 –Present.

Develop and design programs and workshops for youth Syrian and Palestinian refugees with SPARK (NGO)- Tripoli 2016 : “Self-development”, “tap on your inner power”,” manifest your goals by creating your vision board”

Develop and design programs to support youth at anti-drugs communities : Find your Healthy Balance and change your Behavior to the best version of you at “Jeunesse anti drogue “ – Jbeil 2014

“Employee healthy lifestyle awareness ”,” Stress management” , “Self-development “ , “productivity and creativity at work “ : workshops performed at Philip Morris, Indevco Group, Gandour, Basil Fuleihan Institute of Finance, Debbane Group, Obegi Consumer Products, and SDL.

The healthy Balance between life, career and emotional life. : Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture -Tripoli

Beat your fatigue ,overcome negative emotions , be mindful of your food :JKCC~Jhonn Kheirouz

Reset: transition and transformation through adulthood : achievements, and challenging. Widen your vision AND improve concentration and stress release COURSE at AUT university Halat

Occupational Health and wellbeing ; transform your mindset and affect your work positively : LEAD Tripoli

Coach your way to wellbeing : International Coach Federation ICF-Lebanon

Lifestyle awareness training for mother and kids with special needs, monthly public speaking performed at le Centre Culturel Francais, and Jeunesse Anti Drogue.

TV programs on Holistic Preventive Health for families and mother at home: LBC, New TV, OTV Abu Dabi one TV, and MBC.

Detox Retreats organized for private groups at Eddé Sands, Lazab Eco Lodge, Baraka Holistic Center KUWAIT.

 

Owner and Director, April 2007 - January 2015

Zen Zone Clinic

➢ marketing the clinic through media appearances, seminars, workshops, and print articles.

➢ Performing individual holistic consultations with patients.

➢ Formulating health, stress-management and diet plans, and creating specialized food and lifestyle menus.

➢ Hiring, training, and managing staff therapists.

➢ Monitoring patient progress and performing follow up sessions.

Instructor, January 2008 - June 2009

Lebanese German University

American University of Technology

Jeunesse Anti Drogue

➢ Body-Mind awareness course

➢ Stress management course.

Manager

Eddé Sands Wellness Spa, May 2004 - November 2005: pre-opening and managing the spa

Terrascapa Spa and Club, January 2005 - November 2007:Pre-opening, managing the spa

Lily beauty lounge: February 2017 - Counseling and staff training

 

EDUCATION

Institute of Integrative Nutrition, New York. NY: Life and Health Coach Certification, November 2011

Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy, kerala, India: Yoga Teacher Certification, March 2006

Coursera Inc: Project Management August 2015

ABBA Academy, Beirut, Lebanon: Tai Chi Trainer Certification, August 2006

Lebanese University, Faculty of Sciences: B.S. in Physiotherapy, June 2001

SKILLS

Body-Mind therapy (Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki), Yoga and Tai Chi training, Spa, gym and Clinic Management, Food Intolerance Testing, Feng Shui.

AFFILIATIONS

➢ Member of ICF/ International Coach Federation , Since November 2012

➢ Active speaker at Toastmaster Club Lebanon, Since October 2013

➢ Active member with Jeunesse Anti Drogue (JAD), Since August 2008

TESTIMONIALS

I was suffering daily from migraine for the last 20 years the pain was too strong that I had to go to go once a week to the hospital. After following a healthy diet and Shiatsu (Healing Massage).The migraine started to fade gradually until it totally disappeared after 3 weeks. Prefab Houses Lebanon

The positive effects were seen on all levels,physically I was feeling more energized.Emotionally I was more balanced & my cholesterol levels were regulated. ” ~~Rania Germanos

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