Based in Charleston, S.C., Lisa Burbage is a health and wellness coach. Her background includes a M.Ed. in Higher Education and Counseling and she is a national board-certified health and wellness coach, NBC-HWC. She works with corporations, groups and individuals to inspire, educate, and provide accountability to others as they create new healthy habits. She helps others to stop blaming themselves and take action by learning new skills and strategies. Strategies tailored to an individual’s needs and lifestyle so they can not only achieve but sustain a healthier lifestyle.

Burbage works with clients in five areas of wellness to include career, community, financial, physical and social.

Through her various program options, clients learn new life skills and gain the confidence necessary to take control of one’s health which impacts all areas of their lives.

Wellness Five offers a 30-minute Healthy Habits assessment to all prospective clients to see if wellness coaching is a good fit. Other services include her Healthy Habits programs, a 4 week and six-month program comprised of individual and group coaching sessions .

Wellness Five is also a fully recognized vendor of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to offer their Diabetes Prevention program, Prevent T2. This lifestyle change, chronic disease prevention program for groups of ten or more includes a curriculum approved by the national Center for Disease Control (CDC) to delay or prevent type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases.

  • Seven of the top 10 causes of death in 2014 were chronic diseases. Two of these chronic diseases—heart disease and cancer—together accounted for nearly 46% of all deaths. 80% of delaying or preventing any of the many chronic diseases is through lifestyle changes.

The participants in this program, for the first six months, meet 2-3 times a month for one hour . Over the second six months, participants meet once per month.

Clients who participate in these programs report weight loss, increased productivity, less sick days, more energy, and getting doctor approval to get off medications.

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