With more than a decade of experience in management of fitness and wellness professionals, Central Wellness President Jennifer Stefanak believes that health and fitness should be incorporated into every facet of life. A dancer for most of her life, she discovered her passion for wellness when she began practicing and then teaching yoga during her college years. She went on to become a health coach in graduate school, where she further cultivated her knowledge and understanding of the various components of holistic health and wellness.
Jennifer earned her bachelorís in exercise science and masterís in exercise physiology from Kent State University. She is a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYTģ 200) through the Yoga Alliance, and a Certified Health Coach and Group Exercise Instructor through the American Council on Exercise. She finds that continued education in all areas of wellness is imperative to her role with Central Wellness, and attends conferences and seminars on a regular basis.
Today, Jennifer leads companies on their journey to vibrant long-term health and wellness, guiding and supporting them as they work toward reaching their full potential. She understands that wellness in the workplace requires careful attention to detail.
Jennifer values the client relationship and works closely with the Account Managers to ensure successful progression of the Central Wellness 5-Step Process. She also works closely with the medical director and director of programs to create programs that incorporate stress management, nutrition, emotional guidance, sleep habits, physical activity and more. Recognizing that many people spend most of their day at work, she creates holistic programs that encourage consistent adherence to wellness practices in the workplace as well as at home.