Wellness & Health Coach

The demand for professionals in the Health & Wellness industry has grown so much in the last several years. We can contribute a lot of this growth to ever-evolving knowledge of the human body and how to best take care of it. Thanks to the availability of chat and streaming 

services like Youtube, Skype, Google Hangouts, and as well as social media platforms, Health & Wellness VBOs have been able to move beyond traditional face-to-face practices to reach clients worldwide.


It's no secret that people are becoming more health-conscious these days. With the constant new diet and workout fads, who can keep up? Health and Wellness Coaches can! Their role is to help clients identify and overcome health problems and negative habits, including obesity, lack of exercise, eating disorders, and other ailments. They do this by setting realistic goals with their clients and then working with them to achieve those goals. Like many other virtual businesses, clients who work with Health & Wellness Coach VBOs enjoy several benefits including ease of communication, privacy, more accessibility, and lower costs due to lower overhead costs for the VBO. To become a Health & Wellness Coach it’s essential to have specialized knowledge in one or two disciplines of the field, for example, ancestral health or nutrition science. Certification definitely helps differentiate yourself in the field. From there, it doesn’t take much to get set up online. All you really need is a reliable computer with a good webcam and you’re ready to take clients!

Here are just a few reasons you should consider becoming a Health & Wellness Coach VBO:

  • You get to do something personally engaging that you enjoy and love every single day!
  • You are able to help other people live their best life and be healthier.
  • You can enjoy a better work-life balance and flexibility in your schedule!

Here are some Niche ideas for your VBO Lifestyle:
To learn more about creating your VBO Niche - CLICK HERE!

Primary Niche

Health & Wellness Coach

SUB Niche

Health & Wellness Coach For
People Over 30

VBO Niche

Health & Wellness Coach For People Over 30 With Eating Disorders

In the other tabs featuring Blogs and Courses, we provide some great resources to help you get up and running as a Health & Wellness Coach. If you have questions about becoming a Health & Wellness Coach VBO, feel free to head over to our Groups and ask there!


  • Reach out to clients enrolled in health programs to provide necessary health and wellness coaching
  • Provide information on basic and specialized health and wellness to clients
  • Develop and customize health and wellness plans for clients and program participants
  • Promote and encourage clients to adopt and maintain habits that lead to a healthier lifestyle
  • Maintain communication on a regular basis with clients by email, phone, webcam or in-person meetings to assess progress
  • Work with physicians and healthcare directors to create plans for their clients
  • Provide solutions, plans and guidance for clients on health and fitness issues


Our research shows the hourly rate charged by VBOs ranges from $30.00 to $80.00. However, the majority seemed to land in the $40.00 to $60.00 per hour range. Factors affecting this variance include geographic location, experience, and level of expertise.


The Wellness Business Hub

The Wellness Business Hub offers health and wellness professionals a place to learn and develop their business systems and mastermind with a community you fit right into — a group of ambitious and purpose-driven practitioners, healers, coaches and fitness pros who, like you, want to build the business and life of their dreams.

Health Coach Solutions

Health Coach Solutions’ mission is to provide health coaches with the tools and resources they need to have a thriving business and help their clients get the best results. Health Coach Solutions also helps health coaches find top-quality programs and resources in one location — so they can feel confident and empowered to be an amazing coach!

Andrea’s Blog

Andrea is an internationally renowned Holistic Health Coach, Educator, and Natural Foods Chef. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts of 2012, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.



Udemy is a great site for VBOs to sharpen their skills. Their classes typically range from $10.00 - $200.00. However, they are known to have frequent sales where with virtually all lessons as low as $10.00.


Skillshare is an online learning community with classes in that are often helpful for VBOs focused design, business, tech, and more.







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