FOR THE PARTICIPANT
THE SPARK DIFFERENCE
Here at SPARK, we take a different approach to supporting those who are ready to make lasting changes to their health. Our unique model is driven by the individual and collaborative from start to finish.
Want to wake up in the morning with energy and excitement for the day? Hope to fit back into the clothes you love? Feel overwhelmed by the amount of stress in your everyday life? In our process, the first and most important step is learning about you, your ‘Why’, and determining what your goals are during our time together.
Co-Create Your Plan
Once we’ve determined your destination, it’s time to create the roadmap to get you there. Through our proven coaching techniques, we help you prioritize your wellness needs and outline a plan. Our goal is that it feels manageable and gives you confidence in your ability to succeed.
Execute the Plan
It’s time for you to take the wheel! Step-by-step, you will begin to create lasting changes in your daily lifestyle habits. As you move through your journey, we provide encouragement and help you make adjustments or get back on track if you lose your way. At the conclusion of your course, you will have the tools and knowledge necessary to continue meeting your wellness goals now and into the future.
THE SPARK FOCUS
Research has shown that nutrition, sleep, stress, movement, and social connections are the greatest determinants of quality of life. We call these the five modifiable lifestyle factors and they are an integral part of our work as health coaches.
A healthy sleep schedule offers many benefits, including lower stress, enhanced comprehension and cognitive abilities, more energy, and a healthier heart. Getting enough sleep helps to keep your mind and body healthy. Most adults need 7 to 8 hours of good quality sleep on a regular schedule each night. Restorative sleep helps with memory, mood, helps to maintain a healthy weight, strengthens your immune system, fights inflammation, and supports good heart health.
Eating a balanced, nourishing diet full of wholesome foods has many benefits vital to our well-being. Good nutrition can help to reduce the risk of some diseases including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and some cancers. It plays a significant role in reducing high blood pressure, lowering high cholesterol, and improving your body’s ability to fight off illness. A nutrient-dense diet can also increase your energy level, improve your ability to recover from illness or injury, and elevate overall vitality.
The vast majority of health problems are caused or influenced by stress. Managing healthy levels of stress can promote higher immune thresholds, improved blood pressure and pulse rates, lower blood sugar levels, a more robust digestive system, quality sleep, and overall happiness.
There are many benefits of movement and activity, including improved cardiovascular health, regulation of healthy blood sugar levels, weight loss, metabolism, and increased energy levels. Exercising regularly can improve your mood, is good for your muscles and bones, and has been proven to reduce the risk for chronic disease.
Social connection improves physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Strong social connection strengthens the immune system, builds higher self-esteem, lowers incidence of anxiety and depression, promotes restorative sleep, and reduces stress. Recent studies show that it also leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity.
WHAT ABOUT AFTER?
Loved your course and looking for more? We are constantly creating new course offerings that take a deep dive into ‘modern-day’ wellness topics. Our participants are always welcome to enroll in any course that they find interesting. One-on-one coaching is also available for those seeking a more in-depth coaching experience.
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