Become a Living Wellness Facilitator

The Living Wellness Certification is designed for individuals with a passion for health and wellness, fitness professionals, life coaches, and small-group leaders. The 1 (10-hour) day Living Wellness Facilitator Training is a knowledge-based, educational pathway designed to teach individuals how to facilitate small groups through the 8-week study based on the award-winning book Living Wellness for Growth Groups.


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Facilitators gain a deeper understanding of how the body, mind, and spirit function with optimal nourishment and can lead their Growth Group in discovering the same abundant wholeness. Living Wellness is also a continuing education provider for:

  • NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association),

  • NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)

  • AFAA (Athletics and Fitness Association of America)

If you’re a fitness professional, learn more about receiving continuing education credits here.

What is Living Wellness Facilitator Training?


The Living Wellness Facilitator Training is 1 workshop for small-group leaders, fitness professionals, and wellness coaches led by Ashley Darkenwald and the Living Wellness team. After going through the Facilitator Training, you’ll receive your Living Wellness Facilitator Certification, which will enable you to lead a Growth Group or start 1x1 health coaching.

Before the Training

Before you attend the training, you will establish your foundation for nutrition and fitness and receive tools to best prepare you for the training by:

  • Watching the Living Wellness Video Series

  • Receiving the Living Wellness Facilitator's Guide

  • Reading the Living Wellness for Growth Groups book

During the Training

During the 1 Day workshop, you'll get to practice facilitating the material from the Living Wellness for Growth Groups book. You'll also receive:

  • Cutting-edge nutrition education

  • 18 fitness exercises mastered and ready to teach

  • Understanding of and ability to communicate how the body connects with the mind and spirit

  • Practical business and marketing tools to begin leading your own group

  • Living Wellness Small Group Leader Kit

  • Living Wellness History and your USP (your Unique Selling Point)

  • Education on how to effectively facilitate a small group

  • Education on how to start 1×1 health coaching or how to lead your own Living Wellness Growth Groups

  • Much, much more!

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After the Training

We are here to support you! After you complete the Facilitator Training, we'll provide tools, marketing, and support to help you successfully start your Living Wellness Growth Group or health coaching. 


Who can become a Living Wellness Facilitator?

Anyone can become a Living Wellness Facilitator, so long as they have a passion and desire to encourage others in life-changing health and wellness decisions. Whether you’re an individual, fitness professional, personal trainer, or small group leader at your church, we welcome a wide variety of facilitator hopefuls to our training.

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