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Who is Danielle Vindez?                             


  Danielle, founder of Define Yourself Coaching, is an energetic,    

  adventuresome, passionate coach who specializes in what

  she knows best - health.

  She has had a successful business since 1995, coaching

  individuals, leading groups, and facilitating company wellness


  Danielle is an A.C.C. credential coach with the International  

  Coach Federation and received her coach training from the

  preeminent - Coach University.

Formal Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles; Sociology
  • Master of Arts, California State University, Dominquez Hills; Negotiations, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  • Coach University – graduate, a 200 hour intensive coaching program
  • Basic Mediation Training – Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Personal training certifications; American College of Sports Medicine, (Certified Exercise Physiologist); National Strength and Conditioning Association, (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist).

Areas of Focus                                                     

  • Pain relief from postural alignment changes
  • Weight loss and maintenance
  • Pain relief
  • Back care
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Stress management
  • Blood pressure management
  • Cholesterol management

Prior to Coaching?

Danielle was sales and marketing director for the first American hotel in the former Soviet Union. She has lead international and national sales teams, directed, and ran the opening of a prominent health club, sold real estate in Arizona, and has travelled the world as a flight attendant.

Accomplishment awards:

  • Radisson Hotels International – Sales Achievement Award
  • Carlson Companies – Recognition of Excellence Award
  • White House Communication Agency – Appreciation Certificate
  • The Secretary of State, Washington D.C., James A. Baker – Thank You Letter


International Health Racquet and Sportclubs Association
International Association of Worksite Health Promotion
International Dance and Exercise Association

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity

Published Articles                                            Press

          Inner Idea, Body, Mind, Spirit Review 2008     South Bay Health Magazine

          Relearning Listening                                                 Living a Dream...


          Idea Fitness Journal                                                   Stewart offers Total Health

         Boardroom Fitness Testing                                     Workplace Health Solutions

         How to Trust Health & Fitness Research


          Fit to Ride                                

          Listening Relearned

          Less is Simply More

          Motivation- the balance...

          The Quest for Total Health

          Chillax - a big picture ritual

          Living with Disease

          Confessions of a Conscious Eater 

          Strength Inside-Out

          Flip the Unhealthy Work Culture

          Fun, but is it Satisfying?

          No Pain, No Gain, True or False?

          Holiday Fit

          The Willpower Muscle

          Healing Experiences

          Environmentally Friendly

          The Truth about Conflict Resolution

          Be Your Art