Surry sponsoring NETA wellness coach certification

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Physical Education Department is sponsoring the Wellness Coach Certification through NETA Fitness Professionals on Nov. 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 106, P-Building, 630 S. Main St., Dobson.

Wellness coaching has emerged as a growing trend in the health and fitness industries. Earning NETA’s Wellness Coach Specialty Certification can advance a career and prepare one with the essential skills necessary to help others achieve lasting lifestyle behavioral change. This two-day workshop includes topics such as: adult learning concepts; interpersonal communication skills; theories and models of behavioral change; motivational interviewing; goal-setting; and overcoming barriers to change.

The workshop fee is $399. Registration is available online at For more information, contact Mark Tucker at 336-386-3217 or or Amber Reid at 336-386-3343 or

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