Curious about Primal Health Coach Institute? Discover what graduates of PHCI think about the program. These are their real reviews, in their own words...

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Kathy Fritz Needham, Massachussetts

After spending hours researching health coaching programs, I got on a call with Laura, and within minutes, I knew that PHCI was the program for me! The robust curriculum, business-building tasks, and scientific approach to health all worked with my personal beliefs and experiences. I learned so much about the body, how it works, and how a primal approach to food, movement, and lifestyle support it. I feel fully prepared to help my clients reach their health goals. Thank you, PHCI!

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Fatmah El Haj Zanzibar, Tanzania

I joined the program as a way to find a deeper understanding of not just the Primal Lifestyle but the way of how our bodies truly adjust to this way of living. As I continued to learn, I found out so many new things that opened up a whole new avenue of understanding for myself and I am so glad to be one of the graduates of the Primal Health Institute, it is truly an honor learning from the best!

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Maria Howlett Otterville, Canada

In this course all components of a successful health coaching business are included. What I really loved about it, is that it covers not just the nutrition and fitness components but also marketing, sales and mindset. Between the course materials and the additional resources I have all the tools I need to feel confident starting my own programs.

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Nicole Gillespie Rockhampton, Australia

Taking this course has been the catalyst for a whole new life. The course content has not only helped me heal myself and my family but has been the starting point of a new business called Wifi Free Sunday teaching others the same. The module on Slowing Life Down has had a profound effect on the way we conduct our lives now and is a large part of our new business.

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Stephen Decker Salt Lake City, Utah

The Primal Certification program was excellent. The materials were some of the most comprehensive, up to date, and pertinent information in the health field. I took this program while completing my MS in Kinesiology, and this was some of the most rigorous material I received in the duration of those two years.

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Ana Lowry Cartagena, Spain

I looked many times at the Primal Health Coach program but when I retired from teaching and moved to Spain, I knew it was time to do something for myself. I have loved every bit of it! It's challenging, thought-provoking and really self-developing; the science is sound and well explained, the business development modules are excellent but I have to give a big shout out to Christine's coaching sessions - absolutely amazing. I know I am very different now that I have finished the course. I am truly embracing Primal living and I am about to launch my health coaching business. Thank you to everyone who made this possible

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Glenda Sparrow Saint Petersburg, Florida

I am extremely impressed with the level of detail provided in the Primal Health Coach course. Not only did I learn all about nutrition and how different foods affect our bodies, how we use foods as fuel, and what actually causes chronic illness, but the course covered sleep, fitness, play and so much great content about how to start and run my own coaching business. I took two entire spiral notebooks full of notes from the 20-week course. The exams after each chapter along with the final exam were challenging. It was nice to know I could redo an exam if needed to, or wanted to.

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Dr. Dana Leigh Lyons Nelson, Canada

The Primal Health Coach program expanded my access to and credibility with people who embrace primal principles but who may not have considered holistic medicine, enhancing my practice and extending my professional reach. The modules offer a wealth of knowledge...plus expert guidance for turning that knowledge into a livelihood.

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Janine Earley Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

I love this program and the courses are excellent, not only because I follow this in my own life, but it provided me the framework and background to teach others! After reviewing several health coach/wellness coach programs (i.e. Dr. Sears, IIN, etc.) I landed on Primal's course because of its focus on the paleo/primal/ancestral way of eating and living life in general. It really frames the approach for you, not only for your own life, but also how to teach others to get to the art (and science if you want it!) of living a more well-balanced, healthy life by making simple changes that really have you going back to basics (not by making things more complicated, as much of the world does). Because it goes against conventional wisdom, the program also focuses on the "why" behind that heavily and gives you the tools you need to educate others on why most of what they've been told their whole lives is misleading, and the program backs it up with science and evidence to make the point, BUT in a way that a person with a non-science/non-medical background can understand. I highly recommend, even if you never coach others, do it for your own benefit!

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Kate Dee, MD Seattle, Washington

I am a physician and discuss diet and nutrition with patients often. I have been primal for years, but wanted the tools to help my patients change their lives through a primal lifestyle. The PHCI course was a great addition to my knowledge and skills.

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Charlotte van Liessum Nuenen, Netherlands

In 2010 I changed my life by starting to live a Paleo lifestyle. Ever since I 'eat' every bit of information about this. The Primal Health Institute crossed my path and feels like a gift. Every question that was left in my journey was answered in this course. I had so many 'oooh!' and 'aha!' moments. And I feel so much more confident to spread the ideas. I'm very proud to have my certificate from PHCI. It was a ride worth every bit of energy and worth every dollar. I got so much more than I could have wished for, so much more. You couldn't even imagine 😉

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Morgan Williams Womersley, United Kingdom

Having been on my own health journey and using the Primal Blueprint to improve my own well-being It was a natural progression to become a Primal Health Coach myself. Also as a professional triathlon coach the knowledge and learning from the PHCI closed the loop for me to give my athletes and clients a truly holistic approach to their fitness and wellbeing. Superb course and great support throughout.

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Amy Taft Fredericksburg, Virginia

When I decided to commit to the Primal Health Coach training, I felt I had decent people skills and a solid background in coaching, but when it came to the actual content, I lost my confidence. I had a lot of passion, but not much substance. Despite knowing how much the lifestyle had changed (and is changing) my life and the life of my family, I found myself thinking, "What do I know that could possibly help somebody? Why would they even care?"

That's the gap that the PHC training has filled. I now have a more developed understanding of the science behind the advice, and that gives me confidence when people approach me with questions. I stand a lot taller knowing the hours of study I've dedicated to this new professional endeavor. There is still so much I don't know and want to investigate further, but I feel like I have the tools, resources, and peer support to find the answers I'm seeking. Investing in this training has been one of the best decisions I've made in my adult life. I'm so glad I took the leap!

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Tristan Paniak Alberta, Canada

The Primal Health Coach program is EXACTLY what I have been looking for, for years. No fluff, no B.S., no magic pills, just plain human nutrition science and the reasons why we should eat the way nature intended from the very beginning. Simply brilliant, simply perfect.

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Ian James Perth, Western Australia

I was seeking clarity, simplicity and purpose in life. By accident I found the Keto reset diet book by Mark Sisson; then was fascinated with the primal movements and awareness of chronic cardio that I had been victim of all f my life. How simple concise and complete are the primal movements. The course and supportive information and details are great and appears to be ever evolving. I am planning a lifetime involvement and interaction with all those involved and associated with Primal health and well being; more importantly I am putting myself out there to help those I can in their quest to feel better, live longer, be individually active and love life, family and friends.

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Laura Bisson Gatineau, Canada

The Primal Health Coach certification program is a delightful experience from A to Z. Not only did It allow me to gain the knowledge and confidence I needed to start my own coaching business, it has also provided the credentials to add value to my curriculum AND access to a very large community of like-minded people to lean on for support and insight throughout the learning process and beyond! I feel totally empowered to change the lives of people, and moreover, improve the outcome of the health crisis in my community.

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Lindsey Green Denver, Colorado

I joined this program because I was looking for a way to enhance my coaching skills as a personal trainer. I also knew that some more knowledge around nutrition would be helpful for my own personal life as well as my clients (it was!). But little did I know how passionate I would become about growing my own business as a Health Coach (even though I always knew being an entrepreneur was my dream). Primal Health Coach Institute really boosted my confidence to branch out on my own and follow a career path I can see myself doing for the rest of my life.

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Rebecca Lanphear Calhoun,Tennessee

I joined the program because I have been on my own health journey for years and the Primal Blueprint book and Mark's Daily Apple blog started it for me. I was so excited to find out that this program was incredibly affordable and you can go at your own pace. I finished the program in 9 months while working full time. The business building modules are amazing. They help you no matter what level you are at to get a thriving business going! The course was amazing, the knowledge and preparation this course gives you to become an amazing coach is worth every penny!

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Shelby Tolar Dallas, Texas

I joined the program after living the Paleo life for 7 years and helping a lot of people along the way. I've been running a Facebook group for several years and LOVE just sharing my knowledge, experiences and recipes. I was encouraged for a long time to start monetizing from that and wanted to, but just didn't know how I should do it. I wanted to be able to reach more people on deeper levels, and so I began to research different programs for quite a while, but when I stumbled onto this one, I struck gold. My consult call was incredible and we talked like we had known each other forever. Both moms and entrepreneurs, we clicked . I felt understood but most of all, I felt qualified and reassured that I was born to be a health coach. This program was more intense than I expected but every word, every line, every chapter, lit this fire inside and I would just happy cry because I felt like I had FINALLY found exactly what I had been looking for for so long. The material is brilliant and beyond educational. The first 13 chapters are everything I could have ever needed to know BUT the last 7 teaches you the business side and that is probably the best part of this whole course. I was not expecting to feel like I would walk away with a science, nutrition and business degree- but here I am! I can't say enough good things about this course! Thank you Primal Institute for creating such a perfect course to help so many of us!

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Karen Clemens Somers Point, New Jersey

What an amazing journey! I am deeply grateful for this learning experience. The content, guidance, and support have me ready to help the community at large live primally and be awesome. I can not wait to work with clients and serve them well. Thank you for this terrific opportunity and thank you for the kindness I experienced along the way. The preparedness and generosity by completion are second to none. Thank you!!

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Pat Feller San Diego, California

I was interested to dip my toes into the Health & Wellness Coaching world. But so many options! I contacted Primal Health to learn more and had a wonderful talk with Laura. How could I not register? Primal Health turned out to provide me with very high-quality content, peers, and instruction. Plus, I joined the first-ever Level Two cohort. My instructor Erin and all of my classmates were so high quality. Thank you Primal Health!!!!

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Elliot Steele Chelan, Washington

I joined the program out of a need to help others. My origin story of coaching goes back to college. I was a Jazz Piano Studies major getting ready to graduate and also plan a wedding. Midway into my last semester my now wife was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma at the age of 22. Needless to say this completely caught us off guard, being health minded vegetarians. After beating cancer, we looked into how to maintain health long-term and never have to deal with that nightmare again. I found Mark's Daily Apple and we entered down the deep rabbit hole of ancestral living. 3 years out she and I are healthier than we were before her diagnosis on a primal/ketogenic diet. I got my Primal Health Coach certificate a year ago and have been seeking to educate and coach people on how to maintain effortless health before circumstances like what my wife and I went through happen.

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Bill Jack Mount Laurel, New Jersey

I have nearly 15 years of experience as a strength and nutrition coach and have taken a number of certification courses. I have wanted to do this one since 2014 and finally had the opportunity to do so this year. While researching this then new Primal Health Coach certification I was told, by a colleague, that the information in the course was better than the info being taught to him in his doctoral nutrition program in college. I have to say this course did not disappoint and the business resource tools provided may be worth the cost of the cert on their own. This has been easily the best investment I have made in continuing education to date.

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Marcus Farris Bend, Oregon

When I first set out to learn more about Health Coaching, Primal Health Coach Institute immediately stood out to me. The message that bucks conventional wisdom paired with abundant experience in endurance sports resonated immediately. I devoured the course material and can't wait to put this into practice!

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Emily Maloney Los Angeles, California

This course is very in depth. I felt pretty comfortable with my knowledge on real foods and ancestral health but this program challenged me to dig even deeper. I'm grateful to be a part of the premiere program in ancestral health coaching as I believe this information really needs to get out to the masses. They access to audio portions, coaching calls, and e-books were very helpful in supporting the information throughout the text. Christine brings many years of coaching to the table which helps to tie all the information learned together in a way to disseminate it to clients. Upon finishing, the package with coaching materials was full of great stuff. I'm excited to have a printed version of the text and a coaching manual. I couldn't be more satisfied with all the information, support, and guidance!

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Jay Dull Cockeysville, Maryland

The best certification program I have ever been through. Highly, highly recommend!

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Melissa Emmons Thousand Oaks, California

The Primal Health Coach program is one of the most comprehensive programs for its cost. I love that I was able to go at my own pace during the course. This gave me the opportunity to fit study sessions in between meal prep, primal workouts (thank goodness they're short!), my full-time job, and spending time with my family. I also learned so much about the primal lifestyle and how to coach folks who want to improve their health and life.

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Shana Salyer Newburgh, New York

After looking into several other programs, I came across the Primal Health Coach Institute's program and it was like a light bulb went off. The Primal Blueprint was where I had started my own health journey years ago and the reason I wanted to get into health coaching. I scheduled a call with Laura to get more info and never looked back. The program itself is very thorough - covering all of the science, coaching, marketing, and business information you need to get started & succeed. I learned so much in every chapter and will definitely be using all of the great resources to grow my business and strengthen my coaching skills for years to come. I am so glad I took the leap and completed this certification - it has been the perfect next step toward achieving my goals and living my passion!

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Jose J Quijada Chicago, Illinois

Primal Health Coach Institute is one of the greatest programs I've invested in. It came into my life at the perfect time. I was experiencing major fatigue in my life when I discovered the program. I gained a massive amount of knowledge that was easily applicable and teachable. They provide the most up to date science with health, but also make it approachable and easy to understand. I highly recommend it to anyone!

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David Locker Lacombe, Louisiana

I am proud to have completed the Primal Health Coach Course! I chose this because of the trusted nature of the Primal Blueprint and Mark's Daily Apple as well as the nature of the program, which I found to be professional without being clinical. It was thorough, challenging, thought-provoking and beneficial. I learned a lot and feel I have a great support system to lean on as I launch my health coaching practice and begin to help clients achieve success.

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Anne Russell Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

On November 1st, 2019 I decided to join the Primal Health Community and actively pursue my certification as a Primal Health Coach. The prior two years I had done a lot of research on my weight loss/health journey. I had finally found the answers to sustaining lifestyle habits and weight loss. The Primal Health Coach Institute program is an all-inclusive program that not only teaches about health coaching but also walks you through all the business-building steps necessary to launch a successful health coaching business. The programs offers so much support and resources to make the adventure less daunting, especially when you have never been self-employed. I highly recommend the Primal Health Coach Institute to anyone who is looking to help others gain control of their health and launch a successful business. Thank you, PHCI.

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Diethardt Lang Giesshübl, Austria

As a non-native language graduate - I can tell anybody, who feels a little bit intimidated to do such an education in a foreign language - do it - there is tons of support to make it manageable. I enjoyed every session and could not wait til the next chapter was unlocked each week.

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Melissa Lang Villa Rica, Georgia

After doing substantial research on different health coaching courses, I selected the Primal Health Coach Institute because of the content outline and personal interaction with Laura Rupsis who was a great facilitator. Total transparency and not pushy or “salesy”! The course material and support received throughout were amazing. I was initially nervous about the business aspect of the course (not my cup of tea) BUT, It has given me more confidence and a great understanding of why it’s important. I am relieved that this is part of the course and a great foundation to build upon. I am proud to be a part of the Primal tribe! Upstanding folks with a lot of integrity and I look forward to the future with them! This has enriched my life in so many ways and I am excited to be in a position to help people who want and need support in their health journey. The PHCI team has made this dream possible for me.

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Tracy Kurek Telluride, Colorado

I joined the program to start something new and positive. I have been coaching folks on lifestyle changes for many years as a health care provider, I thought I should learn a better more organized approach. I also thought it would be nice to make some money at doing what I love doing and am good at. This program is so well set up in content, speed, information, direction. It is thorough, full of information that is useful, understandable, and relatable, and reusable. I am so excited to have been a part of this program and am honored to be a Primal Health Coach. Let's get started!!!

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Craig M Davino Waterbury, Connecticut

Joining the Primal Health Coaching program was a natural progression for me. For the most part, I have studied and practiced living a healthy lifestyle and helping those around me. I was gravitating toward living Primaly when I was introduced to the Primal Health coaching program. It was a natural fit for me. The education was beyond my expectations. I Love the formate and the many different ways it's presented from text to videos and audio. They covered not only content but also a great deal on how to be a coach, marketing, and building a business. I would highly recommend this program.

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Nancy Baltimore, Maryland

As a personal trainer, I felt to truly impact the lives of my clients, in the way I desired, I needed a health coaching certification. The Primal Health Coach was a perfect fit for my personal lifestyle and approach to working with clients. This program was simply amazing! Each chapter provided tremendous value to my knowledge base and I was almost immediately able to provide additional value to my clients (even before becoming certified). I highly recommend this program to any aspiring health coach who believes in the ancestral approach to wellness.

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Michael Weis Brooklyn, New York

Having read a lot of Mark's Daily Apple in the past, I went into this course thinking that it was going to be fairly easy and "light" and a rehash of things I already knew. What I found instead was a comprehensive, deep dive into many concepts that I had never been exposed to before, along with some great resources for further exploration. The program has not only taught me how to be a health coach, but it's enabled me to improve my own life in important ways.

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Maddie Ginder Scannapieco Seattle, Washington

I am SO lucky to have found PHCI. I did a lot of research and looked into many programs. PHCI was the ONLY program that fully aligned with my values, and it has truly been a blessing. Many health coaching programs do not go in-depth on a specific way of eating or lifestyle. Rather, they cover a broad range of ideas to eat & live healthier but don't cover much ground in any specific area. PCHI is focused, in-depth, accurate and sets you up for immediate success as a health coach. I couldn't be happier with the program and I rave about it to anyone that asks. Thank you PHCI!

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Briany Myers Spring Mills, Pennsylvania

I joined this program with a desire to learn the Primal way of life in greater depth to find the best health for my family. The book "The Primal Blueprint" was a turning point in my health and how I wanted to live going forward. From there, I wanted as much information as I could get my hands on. This course was all I could as for and more. I went from a person who only wanted to know more for my personal use to someone who is more and more motivated to press forward and coach to make a difference in the lives of others who need the knowledge and support. This course is a journey but well worth the effort!

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Annika Dworet St. Johnsbury, Vermont

I am a registered nurse working in the emergency room. I have always been interested in health and fitness. I have been living a primal lifestyle for 3 years. I am a runner and triathlete. I feel fantastic. In my work I see so many unhealthy people that are overweight and have multiple chronic conditions. I love saving lives and taking care of their acute emergencies. However, I always want to do more to make them get healthier. I decided becoming a health coach would be the best way help others improve their lifestyle, lose weight and perhaps get rid of their chronic health problems. It was only natural for me to pick the Primal Health Coach program since I follow the program myself. I think the program was great. I feel confident that I can help others live a healthier and happier life. I can't wait to get started!

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Bill Stringfellow Nanaimo, Canada

The course material enabled me to pull together all the material I had learned from Mark's Daily Apple website, The Primal Blueprint, and all of his podcasts. In other words it connected the dots. If a person is wanting to enter the health coaching field or just wants to increase their knowledge, I highly recommend the course. I feel very confident I can now enter the health coaching arena and successfully support client on their journey to better health. Lastly, the "Sales" chapters were very informative part of the course as they also prepared me for starting my own health coaching business.

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Maria Frazer Aldavilla, Australia

In 2019 I completed my Professional Certificate in Coaching, however as I was Primally aligned I wanted to add Primal accreditation. As a long time follower of Mark Sission, I enrolled in Primal Health Coaching. I have thoroughly enjoyed the program and learned and cemented the knowledge that I already possessed. The experience has been amazing. The support is incredible. I highly recommend the Primal Health Coaching Certificate program and Institute.

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Jolinda Rockett Camden, Maine

I was not prepared for the changes that have occurred! The lessons are sneaky! You start out thinking you know a lot and will just tack on some new information into your compendium but then there are those exercises that take you through your story, secret sauce, preferred customer, etc. Whew. It required a lot of self-to-self honesty that does not come naturally to me. So, here’s my summary: Primal, biology, research about what works, info on movement, self-care (lifestyle), and of course, food all met my expectations and hopes. Business development was amazing. I’ve been a holistic provider for 30-years, but things have changed and now I’ve changed, too! Come on digital world! I’m ready for you! Tasks relating to coaching a client through life changes was extraordinary. And, as I alluded to, I’ve had my own transformations. Well done. I hope to live up to the teaching.

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Michael Kaye Sellersville, Pennsylvania

The Primal Health Coaching program has been extremely helpful to me, my family and to my patients. The PHC program is an excellent gateway to those who want to begin their path in the health coaching field and the program is also a wonderful adjunct for the professional who would like to enhance their education as Mark provides excellent resource material and references to support his recommendations and concepts. I am currently enjoying their new business coaching module(s) as they provide you with forms, recommendations and guidance to building your coaching business. Since people have different learning styles (auditory, visual, etc.) Mark provides you with the ability to learn through recordings, video, and/or reading text material. Most importantly, I enjoy their Facebook community as everyone is willing to share their knowledge and experience. I look forward to growing my relationship with the Primal Health Coaching community and I am sure they will continue to provide additional guidance and new products to help not only ourselves but our clients as well.

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Carolyn Coffin Courtenay, Canada

The Primal Health Coach program is exactly what I needed to take my health coaching business to the next level. For the past 5 years, I've been health coaching without even realizing it's a "thing," but simply because I've felt a calling to do so. I've gone from feeling like an imposter to feeling like I belong in this amazing community of like-minded people who are on a similar mission. But most of all, I'm far more confident in my ability to create lasting change for my clients and finally enjoy a fulfilling and profitable career doing exactly what I love.

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Jeff Dougherty Blue Springs, Missouri

I started this adventure to simply further my education on this way of life. As a result, I have become extremely passionate about helping people in their wellness journey. There is a massive amount of information online, and being able to help clients filter through the noise and focus on relevant steps toward achieving optimal wellness has been rewarding. This is not a fad! I am not a trainer, degreed nutritionist or gym manager. I am just a guy who loves helping people and this course has allowed me to pursue that dream.

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Kim Jacques Leland, North Carolina

I have been a wellness professional since 1999 working as a massage therapist, polarity therapist, and wellness coach. However, it was three years ago that I found that despite my personal wellness routine I was losing energy and gaining weight. That is when I discovered Primal Health and went all in for the certification program. Yes, it took me 3 years to complete, but that is because I have been using it as a catalyst to my own personal wellness journey. My husband and I have integrated the Primal Laws into our lives and have been thrilled with the results. Together we have lost 100 pounds and have an enthusiasm for continuing to age backwards through the power of flipping switches within our DNA with mindful movement, nutrition, sleep, mindset, play, and other biohacking tools. This has been the perfect investment for both my personal and professional evolution.

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Lisa Brown Euless, Texas

I had been looking around for a nutrition certification program to increase my value as a trainer and to better serve my clients. A client/friend suggested the Primal Health Coach Certification, which I had already discovered and considered. I took the plunge because of ease of access (online), quality of info, and correspondence with my philosophy about body and soul. The course was very rigorous but extremely informative. I feel more confident in my ability and more qualified to offer my clients holistic answers to their questions about wellness. The coaching modules are very helpful to those just starting out. Thanks for a fabulous program!

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Kelly Weston Woodland Hills, California

The Primal Health Coach program lays down an excellent, detailed foundation of knowledge to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle and achieve body composition goals. With this knowledge, I’ve added an incredible amount of value to the service I provide as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Pilates Instructor and increased my total income by adding nutrition programs to my services.

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Lemuel Thomas Toronto, Canada

This was the best health and wellness certification course that I have ever taken. The investment was more than what I wanted to spend but it was worth every penny. If you really want to help your clients get results, this is the course to take.

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Misty Wiesneth Greencastle, Indiana

I joined the Primal Health Coach Institute after experiencing my own pivotal wellness journey following the primal blueprint. The program changed my life so much that I decided to become a Primal Health Coach we well to support, educate and encourage others on their journey to optimal wellness. I loved the program and the support it provided to help educate me on both the science and the business resources needed to launch my business.

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Philip Matthews London, United Kingdom

After living primally for several years and in the process reversing some pretty debilitating health issues, I decided to become a health coach to make an impact by helping others going through similar issues and suffering every day. I already followed Mark Sisson and loved the Primal Blueprint. The Primal Health Coaching course was the ONLY programme that resonated and truly aligned with my health philosophy and values. PHC is also the most affordable of the health coaching certifications - by far - and offers flexible payment options. Choosing PHC was a no-brainer for me. Despite doing DEEP research into all things health, fitness, and performance for 5 years, I learned so much more through the program, deepened my existing knowledge, and reinforced what I'd already learned. Whether you want to become a health coach or even just become a health expert for your own benefit, PHC is the go-to resource for mastering an ancestral lifestyle and optimizing gene expression. On top of being the only ancestral health coaching programme, the course covers everything you need to know to set up your coaching business. Everything is covered including marketing, coaching skills, setting up and running a business and more. To get all of these resources in one place means that the whole package is congruent with 'Primal' values and you can avoid shiny object syndrome and get distracted by ANOTHER business book/course/podcast/influencer/etc. The provided step-by-step 12-week coaching program and other coaching resources make getting started with your health coaching business (almost) effortless and fills you with confidence to start making an impact right from graduation. Not only do I feel equipped to start making an impact as a health coach, but I've also improved my own health from what I've learned in the course. Last but not least, the staff are super approachable, responsive and helpful and this really adds to the customer experience. Thank you to the team! I highly recommended the Primal Health Coaching programme for anyone interested in becoming a health coach - especially those passionate about living optimally by living more in tune with our ancestors.

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Dr. Eugene Antenucci Huntington, New York

As a health care provider and practicing dentist, and an author of a book on health and wellness, I felt it was important to have a deeper level of education regarding nutrition and fitness, as well as a certification as a trainer as I work with patients and others when it comes to their overall health and welness. This program was perfect for me. It was comprehensive, educational, informative, and fully conforms to my own personal views on nutrition, wellness and fitness. I recommend this program to anyone who is serious about their own health and nutrition, and who is looking to help others achieve the best they can.

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Jason Steed Salt Lake City, Utah

This coursework was an incredibly rewarding journey. I felt very welcomed and valued, even though I wasn't coming from a health-related vocational background. Course materials were thorough, well proofread and authentic. I see my enrollment and certification as a lifelong experience, and I'm grateful for the confidence that the Primal Health Coach program has provided me with.

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Kyle Lawhorn Spring Creek, Nevada

I first thought about joining the program when it was offered originally, but it wasn’t the right time for me. I was eating primal for years, then fell off the primal band wagon. I started living the primal lifestyle once again and decided to join the program at that time. The course was comprehensive and contained a lot of useful information. Having read all of the primal blueprint books and Mark’s Daily Apple on a regular basis helped me with the first sections. Working in the corporate world helped me on the second sections. I was able to breeze through the course having a good foundation to start. I have always known that the primal lifestyle is the most realistic way to live in the modern world, and I don’t plan on changing in the future. It just makes sense! I plan on using my new knowledge in helping others achieve optimal health. Overall I think it’s a good program, even if you do not intend to become a health coach in the future. This program will give you the knowledge and insight to stay on the path to optimal health.

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Toni Sweeney Dubois, Pennsylvania

After meeting Mark Sisson at several ketogenic conferences I knew I had to join his team of health leaders. He, in my eyes, is one of top figureheads for providing education that is easily understood and after completing the course, my intuition was on point. Not only was the content incredible but the extra add-ons as far as business implementation is second to none. Thank you!

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Andre Obravodic Eltham, Australia

I have found the course to be an excellent resource for extending my learning and pushing me into new advanced areas. The Structure, The system used, the content and the audio and text based methods of accessing the content made it very easy to learn. The videos from Christine on coaching were first class and helped me get back into more deep coaching. All around one of the best health and wellness courses you could ever do for your education and or if you wish to make this your career.

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Sarah Appleby Adelaide, Australia

I have a PhD in cell biology, and I am very impressed with the scientific content within the Primal Health Coach program; it explores aspects of cell biology, metabolism and physiology in the context of nutrition and exercise. The knowledge I have gained as a graduate of this course has enabled me to provide an entirely new dimension to my services as a personal trainer and a Crossfit coach.

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Marnie McCall Toronto, Canada

I wanted to take the Primal Health Coach certification because I was looking for the science and generally more knowledge behind how primal changed my life. I had the anecdotal evidence based on my experience but wanted more so I could share with others. I have Ulcerative Colitis and the primal lifestyle has let me live my life to the fullest. I've seen a lot of people struggle with this disease and I know with the knowledge I've learned I can help coach others.

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Lauren Ayers Melbourne, Australi

The opportunity to learn at my own pace and in my own time was a no brainer for me, given I have so much on the go already. And the content is brilliant! That was always going to be a given, considering the source of the information. What was really special though, and something I would say is the secret gem of this course is the business building and coaching skills training that sits throughout the 20-weeks. I don’t think I’ve advanced a business more before making a sale than I have with this. I feel really well equipped to be a great coach and business leader. If you want to help spread the message about living primally, I can’t recommend the course highly enough.

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Julian Oviedo Mexico City, Mexico

Ever since I started my Primal Health Coach certification program, I strictly committed to every chapter week-by-week, enjoying every single piece of information I received. I loved sharing knowledge with my family and once I graduated I started the business I always wanted to have and share to the world. I'm grateful I found this to fulfill my dharma.

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Jonathan Geiman Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania

After over a year of ketogenic living and diving into the primal world educating myself on the topic through podcasts and books, I decided it was time to make the information I had official. It was then I enrolled in the Certified Primal Health Coach program and add some legitimacy to what I was sharing with others! The course is very thorough and the team at PHCI do an outstanding effort at setting you up for the best chance of success as a Certified Primal Health Coach. The amount of resources available is more than you can ask for. I highly recommend it if you are looking to start a career as a Health Coach or to expand your current offerings in the health and wellness community!

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Loretta Rhodes Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Prior to purchasing the PHCI Health Coach course, I was already(still am) a certified health coach and health coach trainer, working in the health and wellness department of a hospital. I am frustrated about the misinformation provided to clients around nutrition, and have been a fan of holistic and alternative ways to promote good health, lose weight, improve energy for a long time. I was looking for a natural, holistic approach to coaching, as well as some straightforward information on building my own health coaching business. I am SO impressed with the delivery on both of these fronts. The Primal Health Coach Institute curriculum is excellent, scientifically researched, presented in a way that is easy to understand. The content around both nutrition and health coaching I found to be exceptional and I am excited to now be a graduate of such an incredible program.

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Lori Moerbitz Duluth, Minnesota

I am very pleased with the course, as I felt I obtained the "why" of how living primally is optimal for lifelong health in a way that gave me an excellent foundation for teaching and promoting the lifestyle. The science behind human evolution and health are critical to know and understand in order to help yourself and your clients live their best healthy life.

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George Brown Ontario, Canada

I joined this program to share the knowledge I had gained from living (to the best of my ability!) the Primal Lifestyle. The information provided by Mark Sisson, in his books, blog, and then in this course through the Primal Health Coach Institute is the most professional, accurate, and realistic I have ever come across. I have always been someone who believes that we have a responsibility to share what we ourselves have benefited from in our lives. Becoming a certified Primal Health Coach is one small but important way I can do this.

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Elizabeth Krier Loveland, Colorado

While life happened and it took me way longer to complete PHCI course than I thought it would, it has helped tremendously with my own growth, especially the last 4 chapters of the course. This program has not only built up my knowledge and understanding, but my confidence to go out, share, teach, and help change lives. While I don't have a remarkable transformation story of my own, I am such a sucker for others' stories and have a strong desire to be part of their transformation. I believe PHCI has equipped me with what I need to spread my wings and start my journey as a coach. Thank you for such a thorough and accessible course!

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Nathaniel Prince Kalispell, Montana

The Primal Health Coaching Certification Course was one of two courses I took over the last year. If I had to choose over again, I would have chosen the Primal Program hands down over the opposing program. I knew I wanted to make an impact in peoples lives and the Primal course absolutely gave me the knowledge and experience necessary to make that impact. It is such a comprehensive course! There is no doubt that when you are finished and holding your certification you WILL be an expert in ancestral health.

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Karsyn Hornby Billings, Montana

This program was incredible. I joined the program as I have always aligned with Mark Sisson. I did not realize there was a health coaching program as well. I actually currently work as a health coach but wanted to "up my game" and become even more primal! Everything I learned in this program was valuable and I love how biology,physio-knowledge-fact-heavy it was. I also thought Erin and Christine were fantastic. The business resources are SO valuable and I feel the money was absolutely worth it. Grateful!

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Shannon Shattock McLean, Virginia

I had studied nutrition through my local University, but the information never really resonated with me. It couldn't just be about calories in/calories out, lower your cholesterol and the low-fat narrative. When I came across the Primal Health Coach Institute I knew I had found the right fit. The content delivered the right mix of scientific curriculum, balanced with video tutorials and business building practicums. By the time I had completed the course, I felt ready and confident to become a health coach. It gives me confidence now as I embark on my new career that I will always have the Primal Health Coach Institute to provide professional development and ongoing support, I feel a part of the growing primal health coaching community.

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Phil Griffiths Pentre Halkyn, United Kingdom

I had some coaching qualifications prior to enrolling in the Primal Health Coach Institute, but wanted something extra that'd allow me to coach in a health-related area. I was already living a Primal lifestyle and so, when push-came-to-shove, it was a no-brainer that I considered becoming a PHC. I was a little dubious going in, and hoped I wasn't about to waste my money on a cynical ploy to cash-in on a popular brand. I'm happy to say that not only was I wrong, I was continually surprised by the high standard and quality of the course content, it's structure, and the supporting resources. Being able to combine text, video and audio was fantastic for someone like me; who sometimes struggles to retain data. Post graduation, the business resource section is pure gold, and has saved me literally hours of work by providing client-form templates and ideas. All-in-all I can't praise the course enough, and look forward to becoming a coaching powerhouse; knowing that I have an authentic, ethical brand behind me.

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Sierra Wiggins Delta, Colorado

I have been a personal trainer for 7 years now, but Primal Health Coach Institute has helped me realize the importance of nutrition and overall lifestyle. I love the ancestral approach! I was lead to "Primal Health Coach Institute" by chance, but I am now a full believer in this method. After a few days of educating myself on what this program could offer me in leveling up my game I dove right in. The course is complex and deeply insightful about human genetics/epigenetics. I learned a lot more than I thought I already knew about the Primal Lifestyle. The business tools are VERY in depth and greatly helpful. I will for sure be spending some time on fine tuning my skills through this program. I highly recommend it!

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Julian Gudger Washington, DC

I've always been a proponent of ancestral health even before I knew what it was called. Recently, several friends have told me to go for some certification in the area. Primal Health Coach Institute was my first thought. I've been a long-time follower of MDA and often used the information I learned from that site to inform personal decisions and advice I gave loved ones. When PHCI acknowledged the lack of diversity in the health coach space and placed its money where its mouth was to support BIPOC, it was a no brainer. This course was challenging and rewarding. I have told everyone who encouraged me to do it about my success and thanked them for the push. Thanks to Mark, Erin, and PHCI for the knowledge to be a Primal Health Coach!

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Janos Homoki Kecskemet, Hungary

After I fell in love with the primal lifestyle I knew I had to find ways to show this to other people. Then came the idea to become a health coach. I didn't really know what to expect from the course, but it was absolutely mind-blowing. It was very professional and exceptionally supportive and encouraging. I hope I'll be able to follow my passion and help a lot of people while earning money at the same time.

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Kimberly Stephens Boerne, Texas

Taking this course opened my eyes to more than just training and nutrition. I'm becoming a life coach now and have a totally new take on how to help others get healthy and start enjoying life again. This course changed my career path and my life, and I'm so thankful for it and Mark Sisson.

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Shaun Philip Coetzee Cape Town, South Africa

I started eating Primally when I was 21 and it changed everything for me. I fell in love with the subject of Biohacking and explored the aspects of Evolution since I loved the concepts relating to Primal eating. My primary focus starting was learning the importance of the gut microbiome, from there I wanted to find something in the job line with health in an evolutionary sense. That's when I was introduced to the Primal Health Coaching Institute and it was a game-changer. My experience with the course was amazing! From Biology to evolution to the coaching foundations, it has given me everything I needed to start on the journey of becoming a health coach. I even picked up some new concepts that are valuable not only for my own health but for teaching others about health. What's amazing is they give you business steps for creating your program as well. What I like is there is a family here as well as support from other health coaches and the Primal movement is a place where I feel I belong for the beginning of the journey. After finishing and applying what I learned, I feel like a new person and have more energy than before. Many thanks to the folks at Primal Health Coaching Insitute, this program has been outstanding. I look forward to the future of Health!

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Stephan Brezinsky New York, New York

I started the program because I was impressed with Mark Sisson and the Primal Blueprint. I wanted to learn more about optimizing my own health. As I dove deeper into the massive amount of amazingly current, scientific, and in-depth material I became inspired to share my knowledge with the world. I realized that people needed help from coaches like me. That it was my responsibility to empower as many people as I could. I'm now proud to say that I live this mission every single day!

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Xinwei Tao Shanghai, China

This program absolutely exceeded my expectations by its amazing coaching and business building part. I was already studying and sharing health-related content with my audience as a swing dance teacher and community manager, but had a lot of resistance starting my health coaching practice or online courses. The program not only gave me the confidence in providing more in-depth health knowledge, but broke down the business strategies into small steps and it's no longer overwhelming for me. I feel very supported and am now even implementing the marketing strategies in promoting my dance community. Christine's coaching part not only helped me become a better coach, but also better in communication in general. So grateful to have discovered this program!

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Kristy Dunning Laguna Beach, California

The primal health coaching program is incredible. I received such a firm understanding of the materials and really feel confident as I embark on a health coaching career. The tutorials and the materials and even the exams really prepared me to help improve the health and lives of others. Thank you!!

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Kaitlyn Malthaner Mount Barker, Australia

The best decision I ever made! This course went above and beyond what I had hoped for. The information and course work presented well and easy to understand (even complex topics) and the brand building component goes very in depth to set you up for success. The Primal Health Coach program gave me the knowledge and confidence I needed to create the business I envisioned. So much so, that I signed my first client the day after I graduated!

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Doug Grootveld Barra de Navidad, Mexico

Greg Carr

The Primal Health Coach program is an extremely comprehensive system covering not only primal health principles, but in-depth business and coaching skills as well. As a healthcare provider (Licensed Acupuncturist) of 17 years and a "primal enthusiast" for well over 10 years, I thought I knew almost everything there is to know in these areas. Turns out not even close, I learned so much more. Lastly, the coaching (and to some degree the business training) has opened up a ton of new avenues for my current practice.

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Matthias Schmidt Dubai, United Arab Emirates

I started intermittent fasting, then went Keto, and have read many books about the paleo lifestyle. I realized that I wanted to go deeper and have more knowledge, more ammunition. The Primal approach makes a lot of sense to me, and that's why I chose this program. The structure of the program was also a huge proponent for why I chose this course in particular. I work a full-time job and was doing this course in the evening and/ or whenever I had time. I am very happy to have completed the course and cannot wait to be a full-time health coach!

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Miroslava Cehelska Bratislava, Slovakia

Thank you for a great online learning experience! Studying at my own pace from home was very helpful. The course is so well structured and organized, the information is rich with audio, additional resources, and videos. I was a little worried about the practical assignment but thanks to the Facebook group and nice community - it is all very doable. I strongly recommend it this course! Thank you Primal Health Coach Institute.

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Richard Bloomberg Jerusalem, Israel

Quite simply I was looking for a change in life, health, and career. What I found was a whole lot more interesting than I ever expected. It was also much more rigorous than I thought it would be, which is a good thing! Thanks to the entire team for the course and your assistance.

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Julien Jacquot Moretto Riga, Latvia

This program is beyond exceptional and I am honored to be now part of the Primal Health Coach family. The program is so well formulated and presented that I surprised myself as to how much I could learn, memorize, and process through each of the chapters. Honestly going through such deep learning changed my life and gave me confidence in what I can actually achieve in my life. I started the program, trusted the process and I was not disappointed. I have also reversed my type 2 diabetes along the way! For anyone who is interested in deep personal knowledge around Primal Health and of course becoming a professional Coach, this program is the one! Thank you Primal Health Institute.

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Vicki Bernstein Whitefish, Montana

Thank you for the Primal Health Coaching Program. I was looking for researched-based information that is practical and applicable for myself and for my coaching clients in order to optimize human health. I feel more prepared and confident due to the course content to support my clients with their goals. I also have the tools I need to build my business and expand my client base.

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Greg Mason Elkridge, Maryland

Enrolling and completing the Primal Health Coach program has changed my life in so many ways. I already thought I had my finger on the pulse in regards to food and exercise, but this program allowed me to integrate even more aspects of a healthy lifestyle. Things like ditching grains, punctuated but concentrated exercise, and the importance of play and sleep. The program included just the right blend of science and business and was presented in an in-depth yet approachable manner. Overall, the program was amazingly thorough, informative, and supportive! I would highly recommend it to all aspiring health coaches or anyone else interested in bringing about positive change in their life.

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Geri Winters Albion, California

I wanted to go deeper into my knowledge of Primal living. This course gave me all that and more. This is a really complete program. It includes what is Primal, the scientific basis of Primal, extremely good information about coaching others, and a solid outline of how to set up a business. The additional live coaching webinars with Christine are another great feature of this course. I am very happy I invested in Primal Health Coach training.

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Caroline Hinde York, United Kingdom

The Primal Health Coach program far exceeded my expectations. The chapters and tests were very thorough and I came out at the end of the course with far greater knowledge and preparation for health coaching than I had imagined. Support has been amazing. I get a very quick response to my queries and the company has provided quality marketing materials, information, business and coaching webinars, and so much more.

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Nancy James Greensboro, North Carolina

I have been a follower of Mark's work and a marginally active proponent of the Primal Blueprint since reading an earlier book and trying the 21 Day Transformation in 2019. I wanted to add health coaching to my coaching credentials but only in 2020 had time to take action on my desire to become certified. I chose Primal Health Coach Institute from among other programs because it closely paralleled my own health choices and habits. My purpose in taking the course was to be properly educated and certified to formally coach others using the principles of the Primal Blueprint. A personal health experience shortly after beginning the program turned the desire for knowledge into a very personal encounter with the content. The juxtaposition of learning and insight from studying and personalization of the application of what I was learning created an appreciation for the program that was far more than I hoped for. As a result, I am very grateful for the opportunity to study and become better equipped to step into the role of a health coach. I appreciate that the program parallels the style of Mark's writing. The content of any topic is thorough in presenting prevailing wisdom. However, the stance of a Primal Health Coach is not left in doubt and is supported with extraordinarily clear reasoning. I appreciate feeling well prepared to educate clients using the richness of the curriculum content.

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Ebony Langston Tampa, Florida

When I decided that I wanted to go down the path of health coaching as a career change. I researched many programs. Ultimately I chose the Primal Health Coach Certification because at its core it is based on primal eating, and that was an important element for me. I went through many health challenges and it wasn't until I changed my approach to the kind of food I was eating on a regular basis that I truly started to feel better. I wanted to be able to teach, guide, mentor others through a similar mindset shift. The program was challenging at times with all the science but is designed to allow you to be able to take your time to go through and really understand the material before moving on to the next lesson. I also appreciate the design of having business tasks to complete along the way, versus saving it until the end. That encourages you to visualize what could be and to start making the move toward being a health coach NOW, instead of procrastinating. I'm excited to launch my program soon and feel confident in my ability to do so successfully because of this experience!

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Angelina Brazzale Zuguliano, Italy

The Primal Health Coach Course is impressive. It exceeded my expectations. The course work was in-depth, intense and challenging. It’s presented in a variety of formats – video, audio and text – which means the concepts are tapped into from different angles, and take advantage of the very way that the brain learns: through repetition. It took me six months to complete, averaging one hour of study a day. It was an investment which I’m extremely glad to have made.

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Russell Sirmans DeLand, Florida

After years of living a primal/ancestral lifestyle, I decided to take the next step and get the education to help others achieve the same. The coursework is intense and well thought out. I've learned a lot and realize this is just the beginning of a lifetime of learning. Well done Primal Health Coach Institute! Looking forward to the next available round of Level 2 certification.

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Matthew Mazzaferro Sydney, Australia

The primal philosophy of living has been a passion of mine for over 10 years and has changed my life and many of my clients. This passion has lead me to better myself and continue to learn so that I can provide the best possible service to our clients. The course was great and very enjoyable to work through. Not only do you gain knowledge on the primal way of living, but how to 'coach' it! Plus the business-building tools to succeed.

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