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About The Webinar
What social shifts have changed perceptions about body image and how can you coach a person toward a healthier self-image? Body Image and Self-Esteem: In Search of Feeling Good About Your Body explores these critical questions and covers the relationship of body image, self-esteem, and good health. This presentation focuses on integrating the skills to build a positive body image into a comprehensive wellness program for your clients, highlighting the role of positive psychology in creating a healthy body vision.
Identify and improve systems to increase efficiency, organization, and profitability.
Discuss the body image back story: how we got to where we are.
Discuss current research and key social shifts regarding body image.
Identify skills for building a positive body image.
Outline techniques for coaching a person toward healthy body image.
Identify the role positive psychology plays in creating a healthy body image.
A continuing education course for personal trainers, health coaches,
wellness program leaders, and other health and fitness professionals.
Lauve Metcalfe, MS, CWC, FAWHP, is a licensed wellness coach,
educator, and organizational health consultant specializing in marketing
and program development of wellness information to consumers. She served
as faculty at the University of Arizona College of Medicine for more
than 18 years and has more than 30 years of experience as a practitioner
for worksite and community projects involving weight management, health
promotion, childhood obesity, and the effects of exercise on bone mass.
She is the author of Reshaping Your Body, Rethinking Your Mind, a
book and correspondence course addressing weight loss and body image
concerns of women. She is also a coauthor of The BEST Exercise
Program for Osteoporosis Prevention.
Lauve serves on the board of directors for the International Association
for Worksite Health Promotion. She is a former president of the National
Fitness Leaders Association, was a clinician for the President's Council
on Physical Fitness and Sports and the program director for the Great
American Workout at the White House for President George W. Bush, and is
a delegate for the Medical Wellness Association.
Lauve received her master of science degree in administration,
supervision, and curriculum development of health promotion from Florida
State University. She earned seven intercollegiate letters in
volleyball, softball, and basketball at the University of Miami and
continues to live an active lifestyle through hiking, cycling, and
howling at the moon on a regular basis.
"When putting people on programs in the weight room I always
reinforce the important of health and fitness over pounds to lose.
Because of this course I feel more comfortable talking about body image
to clients, and I am now more aware of how body image affects us all in
one way or another. This is great information that can be used with all
L. Carvalho—Osoyoos, Canada
“This was my first time participating in a webinar, and I really
enjoyed it. The facilitator was on point from start to finish. Thanks
for offering a course that I can use on a daily basis not only for my
clients but for myself as well. This course will assist my clients who
have not exercised in ages.”
D. Morton—Milwaukee, WI
"I train a women-only boot camp class, and my philosophy is to leave
negativity at the front door. I will use the tools I learned in this
webinar to go further and foster more positive thought processes toward
a healthier body image. I obtained more insight and better ideas on
women's body images and the differences between men's and women's
A. Jones—Gurnee, IL
"I gained a better knowledge of helping my clients improve their body
image. I work with less-fit clients just starting to exercise or getting
back into it, so I will have ample opportunity to use body image
M. Becker—Aurora, CO
"I will coordinate an on-campus event about this topic with
strategies on communicating and motivating participants who may have
poor body image and self-confidence. In addition, I will present this
information to my personal trainers and group fitness instructors,
offering ways to motivate and interact with clients about self-esteem
and body image."
C. Russell—Eugene, OR
"This is a very good presentation. I can use this psychological
approach to focus on the good points, building confidence and hopefully
an attitude to get them to reach their goals. This helps clients rethink
the positive aspects instead of focusing on the negative ones."