"I'm a Cool Chick" with Sahmura Gonzalez

Jul 01, 2021

A good listener and empathetic are the basic skills you need in order to work with people.

That is what our guest Sahmura Gonzalez taught us that being a good listener, empathetic and a good communicator are the skills she have that make her standout when transitioning out of a corporate gym.

She also talks about when to leave and what you need to know before leaving the corporate gym.

We also ask her on her take the difference between a Trainer and a Health Coach. What makes her angry about the Fitness Industry.

Sahmura Gonzalez is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) and Personal Trainer in NYC. She holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and completed her Integrative Health Coaching Professional Training at the Department of Integrative Medicine at Duke University.  
Over the nine years that Sahmura has spent in the fitness, health, and wellness industry, she has trained and coached over 20,000 sessions and worked with hundreds of clients with a wide variety of backgrounds and goals. 


In this episode we cover:

1. About Sahmura Gonzalez03:15
2. How and When to leave corporate gym and be independent. 06:15
3. Questions to ask before deciding that you can make it on your own 15:46
4. What is Health Coaching and why Sahmura advice every coach would have it 21:18
5. The importance of words and language in order to communicate with clients 26:19
6. When to seek help 35:51
7. Difference between Personal Training and Health Coaching 37:40
8. What makes Sahmura angry in the fitness industry? 55:35

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