Spencer Institute

The Spencer Institute offers a wide range of coaching choices, including becoming a wellness coach, life strategies coach, corporate wellness coach, lifestyle fitness coach, personal fitness chef, mind body fitness coach, holistic life coach and more.

Specifically, for wellnesses coach, Spencer Institute states that their certification takes approximation 20 hours to complete.  Once the course is purchased, the test must be taken within one year.  Certification is valid for 2 years, with continuing education credits needed for future renewals.


  • Wide variety of certifications to choose from
  • Support is available for beginning your career or taking it to the next level
  • ISSA (International Sports Science Association) partnership
  • Super quick programs with holistic coaching and wellness coaching ranging from 1-2 weeks
  • Affordable at about $197


  • With such short programs, a lack of depth of study and expertise gained
  • May need to layer different coaching programs to feel adept
  • May need to add on additional training programs later
  • Not available in person

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  1. S

    I am interested in taking the certification training through the Spencer Institute. How do I go about applying for this training?

    Sonia Kozak

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