Lifestyle Coaching

The Lifestyle Coaching Course is an advanced 12-month program designed to train individuals in the art and science of coaching, with the purpose of helping others to accomplish their health goals and to live their best life.

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

  • Start your own Biblical Lifestyle coaching business or your own health city mission.
  • Take managerial responsibility in an Lifestyle Center
  • Develop and manage health programs for self-supporting ministry (lifestyle center, herb shop, treatment center, etc.)
  • Serve as a lifestyle coach in health retreats, lifestyle centers or doctor’s clinics.
  • Serve at any LIGHT ministry around the world (www.lightingtheworld.org) or OCI ministry internationally (www.outpostcenters.org)
  • Serve as a Christian Health Educator in your community
  • And more…

PREREQUISITES

In order to be able to start the Lifestyle Coaching Course, there are two options as prerequisites:

  • Have completed the Health Evangelism course at Wildwood or at any LIGHT affiliated institution.
  • Health professionals that haven’t completed the previous prerequisite can complete the Essentials of Health Evangelism course or its equivalent 1-month LIGHT Essential course in any LIGHT affiliated institution. PLUS transcripts showing previous course work in health/sciences (to be individually evaluated).
Join us!

Upcoming Sessions

  • Spring Session 2018: January 24th, 2018 (Application deadline: Sept. 1)
  • One month mission trip (optional) after each course, anywhere in the world (depending on the needs).

Certificates

Upon satisfactory completion of the Lifestyle Coaching Course and having fully met the financial obligations, the student is awarded the following certificates:

  • Biblical Lifestyle Coaching Certificate
  • Christian Leadership Certificate

Apprenticeship

This course is designed to be very practical. Only by applying their knowledge to useful labor do students gain formative experience. All students study half of the day and the other half they apply what they learn and work in one of the departments of Wildwood Lifestyle Center.

Starting in the first semester students rotate four times in the year through all departments, depending on availability and their interest, in order to further develop skills and competencies:

  • Hydrotherapy department.
  • Nutrition counseling, cooking classes, dietary assistant, etc.
  • Clinic.
  • Lifestyle coaching, life alignmet.

Curriculum

Coaching

Christian Coaching

Lifestyle Coaching

Health Science

Pathophysiology I & II

Herbs

Therapeutic Nutrition

Mental Health

Health Education

Reading the Literature

Science & Religion

Fitness Program

Horticulture Therapy

Health Ministry Management

Ministry Development

Principles of Lifestyle Center Management

City Missions & Practicum

Advance Leadership Seminars

History on Laws and guidelines for healthcare systems

Theology

Christian Leadership (Nehemiah, Paul, Jesus, Moses)

Hermeneutics

Pentateuch

Church History

Seventh-day Adventist History

Finances

Tuition

The cost is $4,000.
Upon acceptance, students are required to send a deposit of $400 (10% of $4000 tuition). Cash student will pay the remaining $3,600 on arrival.

Missionary Volunteer Program

A limited number of students are regularly accepted on the Missionary Volunteer Plan.

Missionary Volunteers (MVs) volunteer 4 weeks before the beginning of the course and 4 weeks between semesters (40hrs per week. The first 16 hours waive their room and board charges). The full program costs can be waived during the 12 months (50 weeks) of the course by volunteering:

Option 1:

  • 4 weeks before and 4 weeks between semesters (40hrs per week. The first 16 hours waive their room and board charges).
  • 6 hours per week during classes (apart from the apprenticeship program) gaining valuable experience and assisting the ministry during their training.

Option 2:

  • 4 weeks before or 4 weeks between semesters (40hrs per week. The first 16 hours waive their room and board charges).
  • 8 hours per week during classes (apart from the apprenticeship program) gaining valuable experience and assisting the ministry during their training.

Room/Board

All students in this program will do apprenticeship 20 hours per week. 16 hours go to room and board; and 4 hours go towards program expenses.

All students are required to pay a $200 deposit for room and board.

Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition refund would be given on the following basis: within 30 days of course begin: 50%. After 30 days, there is no refund.

Text Books

Materials, Textbooks and syllabi are an additional cost of about $250 and are available from the campus book store on a cash only basis.

 

Ready to Start? Click to enroll now!

Enroll