About Me

Samantha Hua CEO & Holistic Health Coach

Samantha Hua has been involved in fitness and healthy eating since 1992. With a bachelor degree in biology, she spent the first part of her career focusing on research and improving communities by starting community gardens, nutritional education, and supporting those in Africa, Latin America, and the US. She then became AADP certificated as a Health Coach. After witnessing poor health in her own family, she is dedicated to support others regain their health and vitality through an effective system that incorporates nutrition, mental shifts, behavioral change, and accountability. She focuses on addressing the root cause of the problem for weight loss, optimal nutrition, and balance that lasts a lifetime. She was featured on San Diego CW6 Morning News & SD Voyager as a local expert. She is also a guest writer on Active fitness site and Natural Awakenings magazine. She has been invited as a wellness speaker at Qualcomm, Sempra, SDG&E, San Diego County Public Health, San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Solar Turbines, San Diego International Airport, and many other organizations.

Training and Education

Continuing Education

– Ayurveda Training for Health Professionals (2013)

– Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

– Immersion Graduate Program (2011, 2012)

Institute for the Psychology of Eating Professional training in Psychology of Eating (2010)

Institute for Integrative Nutrition, State University New York

– Professional Training and Certification Program (2009)

California State University, Long Beach

– Bachelor of Science, Biology (1999)

– Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (1999)

Certification and Accreditation

American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner #35642907

Other Experiences

Workshop Presenter At:

  • Ascent Real Estate Fit Club
  • Association of Peri-operative Registered Nurses (AORN)
  • Booz, Allen, Hamilton
  • BRE Commercial
  • EC Gallery
  • Event Network
  • Good Vibration Family Chiropractic
  • Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg
  • PCL Construction
  • People’s Co-op, Ocean Beach
  • Plaza Home Mortgage
  • Pollakov Financial Services
  • Professional Women in Insurance (PWI)
  • Qualcomm
  • San Diego Chamber of Commerce Speaker’s Bureau
  • San Diego County – Child Welfare Services
  • San Diego County – Keynote Speaker
  • San Diego County – Public Health Center
  • San Diego County – Public Libraries
  • San Diego International Airport
  • San Diego National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • Santarus, Inc.
  • Sempra Energy
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Solar Turbines
  • Sunset Cliffs Pilates Studio
  • The Little Yoga Studio
  • Western & Southern Life

Media

San Diego CW6 Morning News

  • Mood Boosting Food, August 29, 2013
  • Risks of Artificial Colors, April 3, 2011
  • Healthy Labor Day BBQ Ideas, September 6, 2010

Publications

  • SD Voyager
  • Holistic Health Articles and Newsletters
  • Natural Awakenings Mazagine
  • People’s Co-op Newsletter