Certifications and Trainings

Holistic Gut Practitioner Certification


A dynamic coach training and certification focused on strengthening the brain-biome connection to achieve optimal wellness and wellbeing.  

HWCA coaches utilize a unique skillset, knowledge and approach to nutrition, life coaching and wellness. Through a combination of cutting edge nutrition, our exclusive “life coach first” approach to client coaching and practices focused on maximizing the power of the brain-gut connection, HWCA graduates are able to bridge the gap between functional practitioners and clients. 

Ultimate Health requires an alignment of Mental, Emotional, Physical and Spiritual homeostasis. HWCA coaches are equipped to guide clients beyond diet and lifestyle modifications and into their own power and ultimate life potential.

Touch Points

Your brain sends signals to your gut and your gut sends signals to your brain. Both can strengthen or weaken one another and this synergy effects the overall wellness of the body and mind.

This core powerhouse affects disease, mental health, autoimmunity, hormonal alignment, habits and behaviors. 

We focus on what most coaches are missing. Niche education, Entrepreneurship skills, Unique coaching techniques and the APPLICATION  of it all. 

The Holistic Gut Practitioner certification is open to both New and Experienced coaches. (Note, additional coaching education will be suggested for those who hold no current coaching certification. This is easily added through our Holistic Coaching education add on course) 

HWCA graduate coaches have access to a Done For You, Sellable system for walking clients through a six week restoration and coaching process. 

Complete your training in 3 mos. 

Start now and graduate with an Elite education, Niche certification, business plan and sellable service in only 3 months.

Get Certified!

Buddha Belly Life is a Membership community for certified coaches, full of content, ongoing education and resources where coaches go to grow their knowledge, community and businesses together. Buddha Belly Life is designed to support the coach by providing Done For You Content, Masterminds, Classes and Podcasts that coaches can utilize in their practice and a client Gut Restoration program. All members qualify for a significant tuition discount for our Holistic Gut Practitioner certification. Try a month FREE with code and join our next LIVE COACHES MASTERMIND

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Learning Tracks

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Advanced Skills

This track is ideal for the coach wanting to offer diagnostic testing and additional, niche services. While any coach can take this training, we highly recommend having a previous coaching certification and Gut Health credential.

Suggested Training

  • NEW Advanced Gut and Microbiome Testing
  • Coaches Vizion Business Design and Consulting
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New to Coaching

HWCA's Holistic Gut Practitioner certification is designed for new and experienced coaches however, we advise that first time coaches also go through this track in order to solidify their coaching skills and critical business startup knowledge.

Suggested Training

  • Holistic Coaching
  • Coaches Vizion Business Design and Consulting
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Life Coach Focus

This path is best suited for the coach with a more life coaching or spiritually focused practice. The courses listed here will provide training on managing stress and mindset through Holistic strategies as well as business skills.

Suggested Training

  • Stress and Mindset Coaching
  • Coaches Vizion Business Design and Consulting

Add-On Courses

NEW Advanced Gut and Microbiome Testing Add-On Course

  • Learn how to use and interpret gut kits
  • Restoration protocols
  • Mental cognition and dysbiosis
  • Understanding the signs of bacteria overgrowth in the gut
  • Perfect for previously trained wellness professionals and coaches

In depth Gut science

Advanced Gut and Microbiome Testing course consists of next level gut science. Students with a basic understanding on the function of the microbiome will benefit from an advanced understanding of bacterial science as well as how to utilize case studies and research. This course trains coaches how to incorporate modern Gut testing kits with their client packages as well as analyze the results. Using the microbiome tests will give each coach the ability to further individualize their approach with each client in order to achieve even greater results for both client and coach. 

Coaches Vizion Business Design and Consulting Add-On Course

  • Multiple monthly classes
  • Ongoing education for coaches
  • Personal wellness classes
  • Full access to past events and classes

Monthly membership to all HWCA Elite classes, events and interviews as well as full access to previous classes. This is excellent ongoing education for coaches as well as wellness learning for individuals seeking to learn more about how to improve their own health. HWCA's full class schedule can be viewed through our app and members will receive open access to all open and elite classes. Learn about Holistic Living, Gut Health, Life and Stress strategy and more. Watch inspiring personal stories of healing as well as coaching info and business related classes!

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