AREAS OF SPECIALITY.
- Holistic Wellness Coaching
- Weight Loss Specialist
- Women’s Lean Physique Expert
- Expedited Muscle Mass Gain
- Elite Athlete Performance Enhancement
- Pain Reduction, and Injury Rehabilitation
- Pre/Post Natal Fitness
Zach Scioli founded Wellness Sherpa in late 2009 to begin to guide clients on their journey to health. As a child, Zach struggled with a myriad of health problems from being overweight to battling with chronic fatigue, acne and much more. He initially sought the "mainstream" model of heath with hopeful intention. However, after endless physician visits things not only didn't get any better, they actually got worse.
It came to a point where he hit rock bottom with his health, and realized that if anyone was going to really help him reclaim his health, it was going to have to be himself.
Zach spent the next 10 years of his life studying what health really is, why so many struggle with health, and how to regain it. In doing this research he discovered that many of the paradigms we believe about health and wellness in American society are actually not supported by research and truth. From Eastern Perspectives on health to Traditional Fitness and Nutrition, to Meditation and Biomedical Research; he studied it all. Things started off slow, but everyday things got better, and better, easier and easier. Then one day he realized all his ailments were gone, and he hadn't just regained a baseline level of health, yet actually achieved peak wellness, fitness, and happiness!
Realizing how deeply empowering and transformative the entire process was, he decided to dedicate his career to showing other people the "Path" to enjoying their lives to the fullest. Zach went on to study Health Education at San Francisco State University with a minor in Holistic Studies. From that point he acquired his National Academy of Sports Medicine Certificate of Personal Training. As well as, his Crossfit Level 1 Certification, TRX, and American Kettlebell Certifications. Zach has passionately trained many clients over the years and prides himself on evidenced based results for clients, and amazing success stories just like his own. As Wellness Sherpa flourishes, he never stops learning and always has the student mentality to obtain new certifications and stays deeply steeped in new biomedical research.
His coaching is a personalized approach to fitness and wellness that recognizes that every client is different and unique. He custom builds a custom program for each and every client. In contrast to most conventional training methods, which are almost entirely focused on linear training modalities, and impersonalized dietary recommendations. His coaching optimizes health by addressing the systemic causes of problems blocking a client from peak wellness. Though a 6-pack may be a delightful side affect of his approach, his primary goal is to establish, and maintain the health and longevity of your body; giving you the tools you need to take charge of your health for the rest of your life.
- Bachelors of Science in Health Education - San Francisco State University
- Minor of Science in Holistic Studies
- National Academy of Sports Medicine Certificate of Personal Training. (NASM)
- Crossfit Level 1 Certification
- TRX Suspension Training
- American Kettlebell Certification.