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Leila Finn

NBC-HWC, Personal Trainer , MA Cultural Anthropology

Biography

Leila Finn, M.A., began her career in health and wellness coaching at the Decatur Family YMCA. Her own experience with diabetes led her to volunteer at her local YMCA, where she worked for 7 1/2 years as a Wellness Coach. She has been a Lifestyle Coach in the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program and worked as a Wellness Ambassador for the Georgia Division of Aging where, as a Master Trainer in the Stanford University Diabetes Self Management Program and the Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management Program, she led trainings and workshops in North Georgia. She has experience coaching groups and individuals in a wide variety of settings and delivery platforms. Leila is an Integrative Health Coach, certified by Duke Integrative Medicine and a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and ACE certified Health Coach and Personal Trainer. She is the lead instructor for the Health Coach Certificate Program at Emory Continuing Education. She is also a mentor at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine's Health Coach Certification program. Leila has a Master's degree in cultural anthropology from Brown University, where she specialized in individual and group culture change. Her current interests include theory in change and cultural shifts in diet and food. Her personal and professional goal is to help people become empowered in their own health and self care, to better envision and realize their own health goals.

Education

MA Cultural Anthropology, Brown University

Teaching

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