Joanna Echols (MS, MA, PBC, RYT200) specializes in providing health, wellness, high-performance, and leadership coaching and consulting services to organizations and individual clients. Joanna helps her clients achieve optimal health, increase productivity, maximize performance and thrive in their personal and professional life.
Incorporating nearly two decades of education and experience in organizational management, leadership and health and wellness, Joanna has developed a unique lifestyle and workstyle programs that assist her clients in overcoming burnout, chronic stress and other workplace and personal life challenges.
Joanna has been recognized for her influential leadership style, effective change management, and powerful problem-solving skills. Her professional experience includes nearly two decades of successful global leadership and corporate management career in the Fortune 500 corporations, teaching and training roles in a variety of educational systems, as well as successful roles in media, advertising, real estate, health and wellness industries.
Joanna’s customized and research-based coaching centers around awareness, alignment, and action. Joanna equips individuals with health and wellness plans that boost energy and vitality; stress reduction tools that increase consciousness and focus; and productivity and leadership techniques that balance and enhance lives—achieving desired results for her clients both at work, and at home.
Joanna’s philosophy of wellness in the workplace highlights the connection between wellbeing and productivity, and provides organizational leaders with the strategies, systems, and tools needed to transform burnt out, disengaged, and dissatisfied workers into innovative, high-energy, high-performing employees that function as a team to produce organizational success. Her teachings include workplace wellbeing programs, focus, productivity and performance strategies, creativity and problem-solving techniques, and leadership and executive coaching.
It’s no secret—success without health and fulfillment does not equal happiness. Without vitality, clarity of purpose, and a strategic action plan for your personal and professional life, stress and burnout are inevitable.
Joanna leads the way in redefining how leaders work and live, so they can perform their best in their careers, while also having the most fulfilling and enjoyable life experience outside of their working hours.
To learn more, visit startlivingyourway.com, or contact Joanna directly: [email protected]
Master’s Degree (MA) in Health and Wellness Coaching
Master’s Degree (MS) in Organizational Communication
Master’s Degree (MA) in Political Science
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching
Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200, Yoga Alliance)
15 years of corporate leadership experience (Fortune 500)
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