Assessment, Training, Coaching & Consulting in Organizational Effectiveness, Decision Support and Well-being for Optimal Performance – Individuals and Groups


Training and Development

Individual and Group

Ideal for onboarding, workgroup and team development


Professional Development

Individual and Group

100% online, in-person or a blend based on your individual or group needs.


Professional Development

Individual and Group

Effective for executives and project teams.

Michaela is a Lifestyle Medicine coach, consultant and entrepreneur based in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. Her areas of expertise include: lifestyle medicine, motivational interviewing, neuromeditation and human potential. Throughout her career she has consistently found new ways to bring people together to create unique approaches to evolving challenges. As such, she has founded multiple business enterprises including most recently State of Wellness, a professional training entity and Spot on Wellness, a consumer Lifestyle Medicine Service provider.

Michaela is well-known in the coaching, health education & promotion fields for creating connections and providing unbiased opportunities for expansive thinking. For example in 2008 she created Health Promotion LIVE, an early weekly webinar series featuring well-known subject matter experts from around the world.

Michaela is a Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, American College of Lifestyle Medicine Diplomat (#0001), Master Certified Health Education Specialist, National Diabetes Prevention Program Master Trainer, Certified HeartMath Trainer and Certified NeuroMeditation instructor. Currently she serves as Program Director for Quantum University’s Quantum Coaching program and works with clients one on one and in groups to support their goals for living their best lives.





Work Skills.


Being “in the moment” is critical when assisting clients as they discover new insights and better thinking.


As founder Michaela’s reputation as a provider of quality educational content was key in cultivating the relationship/MOU with the Centers for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.  State of Wellness Inc. is one of only 9 organizations who have signed MOU’s with the CDC to train Lifestyle Coaches to deliver the Evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program.


Virtual Study Groups provide synchronous and asynchronous learning opportunities for professionals seeking to sit for either the Certified Health Education Specialist or Master Certified Health Education Specialist exam offered twice annually.  The multimedia approach provides learners with a multitude of learning options to prepare themselves for success.


Michaela’s extensive career in coaching includes both formal and informal roles as a coach and mentor helping professionals prepare for, attain and transition along their career paths.  In recent years, she has expanded her scope to encompass assessments including HRV, Heart Rate Variability, HeartMath, Values Profiling, Intrinsic Coaching, LEGO® Serious Play® facilitation among others to provide more robust and meaningful options for both individuals and groups.  Additionally, she is a skilled Lifestyle Medicine Interventionist in areas such as mindfulness, meditation, diabetes prevention, exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle based topics.


Dependability and trust are key components of Influencing anyone or anything.  Michaela established her relationship with the industry at large when she created Michaela, sometimes referred to as “Switzerland” for her unbiased approach to presenting information in a purely educational environment, regularly hosts thought-leaders and experts in her weekly webinars which are provided free of charge for anyone to access live or review later through the website archives.

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  • NM-I NeuroMeditation Institute Certified Instructor

  • HMCT HeartMath Certified Trainer – HeartMath inc.

  • NBC-HWC National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach

  • dip-ACLM Certified Lifestyle Medicine Diplomat – American College of Lifestyle Medicine #0001

  • CLYT/CLYL Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher/Leader – Laughter Yoga International #LY-001-MC-708

  • CVS Certified Valuation Specialist -Intrinsic Solutions International

  • CIC Certified Intrinsic Coach – Intrinsic Solutions International

  • MT Master Trainer – National Diabetes Prevention Program

  • LSP Trained LEGO® Serious Play® Facilitator – Rasmussen Consulting

  • MCHES Master Certified Health Education Specialist – National Commission for Health Education Credentialing

  • CSMS Certified Social Media Specialist – S3 Social Media Academy

  • MA Wellness Management – Ball State University

  • BS Exercise Science – Ball State University

Board of Directors/Memberships/SIGS.

  • BOD, Center for Health and Wellness Law.

  • BOD, National Association for Health & Fitness

  • CDC Business Health Roundtable

  • HeartMath Institute

  • International Positive Psychology Association

  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine

  • Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback




There’s lots of work to do.  Let’s talk about how I may assist you with your next project.