Mirabai Holland Bio

Mirabai Holland M.F.A., CHC, EP-C is one of the leading authorities in the Health & Fitness Industry and a public health advocate who specializes in preventive and rehabilitative wellness programs. She has implemented her fitness and lifestyle programs in hospitals, fitness facilities, community centers and corporations worldwide.

She served four years as chairperson of the American Council On Exercise (ACE) Exercise Instructor Examination Committee and Examiner and lecturer for the American College of Sports Medicine. (ACSM)

She designed and implemented the Health Coaching Program for Manatee Government and currently serves as the Health Coach for their 7000 employees

She developed the instructor training and certification program for Pedaling with Parkinson’s for the Sarasota based Neuro Challenge Foundation.

As a consultant for Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, she designed the first Women’s heart exercise protocol for their Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II Program. She also designed the exercise program for Rutgers University College of Nursing entitled ” A Culturally Attuned Exercise Intervention for Coronary Heart Disease At-Risk Minority Women and Children.

She served as Consultant and Director of Fitness and Wellness Programs at the 92nd Street Y in NYC for 16 years.

Mirabai is a Contributor to the National Arthritis Foundation’s PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) manual.

In her career she has worked with numerous MDs, to develop wellness lifestyle protocols addressing various health issues and counseled thousands of clients. She is the creator of several home exercise videos that are Customer Top Rated on QVC and Amazon.

Mirabai has made numerous TV & Radio appearances as a Health & Fitness expert including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Nightly News, NBC News, CNN, New York 1, Fox News, and a Nationally Syndicated Women’s Health Series produced by ABC, and Doctor Radio.

As a free-lance journalist for the Huffington Post, New York Times, Today’s Diet And Nutrition, First For Women, Health Monitor. Dr. Oz’s Sharecare, and trade magazines like IDEA Today, Metro Sports, Club Industry and Fitness Management; Holland’s writing has reached over 20 million readers. Her syndicated Women Fitness & Health column appears in several print and web publications.

She has been a speaker at major health and fitness organizations and corporations including Forbes, Time Warner, American Heart Association, National Wellness Association, Helen Hayes Hospital, National Arthritis Foundation, United Nations, Medical Fitness Association, NIKE Women’s’ Symposium, The  Body & Medicine and Women’s Health Symposium, 92nd Street Y in New York City.

She is an active volunteer for health organizations including the National Osteoporosis Foundation, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and sat on the committee on Preventive Cardiology and the Women’s Heart Initiative

And designed the first Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise Class in the USA, Skeletal Fitness®- A Workout For Your Bones.

Mirabai is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), Health Coach & Exercise Leader  and a Certified Exercise Physiologist and Exercise Leader by the American College of Sports Medicine,  Certified Aquatics Instructor by the Aquatic Exercise Association, Johnny G Spinning Certified Instructor, and is a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist by the American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals. She holds a M.F.A. degree from New York University.

For more information about Mirabai, her work and her exercise DVDs please visit www.mirabaiholland.com