Sodawasser - Health Coach - Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Kayla Sodawasser

Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Services

Health Coach

Summary:

Work with clients one-on-one to work on the clients healthy behavior change by challenging a them to listen to their inner wisdom, identify their values, and transform their goals into action. Health coaching use the principles of positive psychology and the practices of motivational interviewing and goal setting.

Work History

Girls Track Coach

Xavier High School

From February 2014

Responsible for teaching 9-12th grade girls the fundamentals of track and field.

Wellness Coach/Health and Fitness Coordinator

MercyCare Business Health Solutions- Contracted to Transamerica

From May 2013

• Work in the Corporate Wellness Department at Transamerica which employees over 4,000 people. Duties include wellness coaching, wellness consultations, management presentations on various topics, blood pressures checks, coordinate blood drives, massages, reflexology, and healthy initiative programs, and a variety of health and wellness services for the employees.
• Wellness coaching for employees who choose to take action on their health. Wellness Coaching varies from weight loss/maintenance, nutrition, stress management, smoking cessation, to eating disorders.
• Implement Wellness Programs throughout the course of a year. Duties include creating, marketing materials, administration of private weigh-ins, tracking of participants involved in the program (through Excel spreadsheet and web based tracking), creating and distribute articles and informative e-mails to participants. A few programs include: Weight Tracker, Team Up 2 Trim Down, Hold the Stuffing, WalkStar, and Road Trip.
• Instruct and coordinate health education services, teach weight training, conduct fitness assessments and health risk appraisals, which include height and weight, hip-to-waist ratio, skin folds and educate those who wanted to know what the standard measurements are and what lifestyle choices affect those measurements. Duties also include personal training employees and teaching a variety of fitness classes currently including Boot Camp and Cycling.
• Have created and implemented a live webinar

Personal Trainer

YMCA

From November 2013

As a personal trainer I apply fundamental exercise science principles to design fitness programs that help meet health and fitness goals in public and private settings. Help clients to reach their individual fitness goals and they are responsible for using and promoting safe exercise prescriptions. Keep up to date with current industry standards and practices by completing periodic continuing education requirements.

Wellness Coach

MercyCare Business Health Solutions

November 2011 - May 2013

Professional Experience– Required vs. Preferred
• Work in the Corporate Wellness Department during Health2Work Assessments. Duties include blood pressures, height and weight, hip-to-waist ratio, skin folds and educate those who wanted to know what the standards were and what lifestyle choices affect those measurements.
• Create, coordinate, run Café Wellness meetings.
• Imputing and pack Biometric Screening results, make calls to clients about their blood work, and other tasks that need to be done.
• Have created and implemented presentations, and a live webinars.
• Give many presentations to Mercy Employees and community members.
• Instruct and coordinate health education services.
• Mercy Medical Center wide Program – Weight Tracker
• Teach weight training, conduct fitness assessments and health risk appraisals.
• Duties also include personal training clients and teaching a variety of fitness classes.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Arts: Health Promotion, Emphasis on Health Promotion

University of Northern Iowa

University of Northern Iowa

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