Taking care of yourself has never been more important in these post-pandemic times, and there are few better places than Marin to revitalize yourself; mind, body, and soul. The 2023 readers’ choice Best of the County winner is Leigh Claxton (pictured above). For the rest of the Marin Magazine‘s Best of Marin Health and Wellness Coach Bar picks see below.
Our 2023 Fitness & Sports category sponsor is The Club at Harbor Point.
We’ve broken it down by region: Southern, Central, and Western Marin.
With over 30 years of experience teaching indoor and outdoor fitness classes in the Bay Area, Leigh Claxton has built a dedicated following and transformed the lives of plenty of fitness lovers. She has certificates and licenses in multiple disciplines of cycling, TRX, Pilates, yoga and personal training. Onboardsup.com
100 Shoreline Hwy Suite 100, Bldg A, Mill Valley
Since starting his personal training business in 2008, Stein-Erik Skaar has built a reputation as an energetic and empathetic trainer and health coach in Marin County. Stein uses his background as a college athlete, outdoor enthusiast and bootcamp/TRX class instructor to create his own unique brand of workouts.
1106 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, 415.847.6861
Many people struggle with stress or feeling unfulfilled, especially after the pandemic, and Thought Partners’ mission is to help you revitalize your life. Whether you’re dealing with burnout or anxiety, consider giving Thought Partners a call for their free 20 minute consultation and see if they’re the right fit for you.
810 College Ave, Kentfield, 415.991.3443
From recipes that are as delicious as they are nutritious to techniques that improve sleep, Nan Foster’s approach is less about hitting the gym and more about the habits and foods that affect wellness. An AFMC Certified Health Coach, she’s here to work on your lifestyle from the ground up.
It might be tough to chase a dream, but Lori Holsher is here to strengthen and support everyone she teaches. Her sessions are often at a different time each day to accommodate as many tricky work schedules as possible — make sure to sign up for Lori’s classes as soon as they pop up. mindbodyonline.com/explore/locations/hot-yoga-republic
4050 Redwood Highway, San Rafael, 415.300.6533
Binay Curtis energizes clients through her enthusiastic and holistic approach to health and wellness. She offers virtual and in-person HIIT classes, live or recorded, nutritional reboot programs, carefully curated and delicious Bounty Bags, and a private label supplement line.
Clara Gray is a Certified Integrative Yoga teacher and an ACE Personal Trainer. Her method involves utilizing yoga as a tool for therapy, connecting mind and body to help balance out the struggles of daily life. She also offers programs for those with various chronic illnesses or other medical conditions who may have difficulty with other fitness routines.
Co-author of Guided Imagery and Beyond; Stories of Healing and Transformation, Susan Ezra has many years of experience in holistic treatments, such as Reiki and Chi Gong. She also boasts 20 years of working in hospice care as a registered nurse, making her more than familiar with pain management.