Health and wellness has always been a passion of Sonia’s. She was a personal fitness trainer for over 10 years and enjoyed watching clients transform into happier and healthier people. She began working at Valley Wellness Center in August of 2009 and received a Therapeutic Lifestyle Certification in November 2009.
She has witnessed so many of her patients make health changes that have not only improved their lives but their families as well. Sonia is a big exercise enthusiast and it is a big part of her life. She loves finding new paleo or farm-to-table restaurants when she travels. She truly believes in eating real food and participating in regular exercise. She has a passion for cooking and truly enjoys transforming some family favorite dishes into paleo versions or healthier versions that they all enjoy. One of her favorite things are when she is able to see patients following her diet and lifestyle suggestions and then they in turn start to open up and share their recipes of healthy real food. Making lifestyle changes can sometimes be challenging and very personal and Sonia is the perfect person to confide in as she will work hard to build a trusting relationship with all of her clients in order to ensure success at the end of their weight loss journey. One of the most fulfilling parts of her job is when a client can leave Valley Wellness Center after their final weigh-in happy, confident, and overjoyed in what they have achieved. “I am grateful to have a part in changing people’s lives for the better,”-Sonia Chavez