How Jayel Lewis, Creator of the Fitness Curriculum, “Failed Her Way Into” Her Goals

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Confronting divorce in a foreign country, jobless, and without connections. That’s the rock-bottom is where Jayel Lewis found herself just before she started to build her career as a personal trainer.

With experience under her belt, she moved back state-side from Germany and built a thriving multi-national, virtual training business (before everyone had to).

On this week’s episode of #WeGotGoals, you’ll hear about those moments from Lewis, who is a certified personal trainer and nutritionist who has trained internationally, worked with the United States Air Force, and is currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Today, she teaches trainers across the globe how to scale their businesses in a way that allows them to build careers without burning out, The Fitness Curriculum

In our conversation, you’ll hear:

  • What it was like to go through a divorce in a foreign country without a support system
  • Some perspectives on failure including, “Failing your way into” something.
  • Why coaches need coaching too
  • About Jayel’s program that helps fitness professionals make more money off of their fitness businesses, The Fitness Curriculum

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About Jeana Anderson Cohen

Jeana Anderson Cohen is the founder and CEO of a premiere wellness media destination that creates content and community to help womxn live better lives and achieve their goals. Before founding health-focused companies Jeana earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison - and fresh out of college she worked on the '08 Obama campaign in Michigan. From there, she created and executed social media strategies for brands. aSweatLife fuses her experience in building community and her passion for wellness. You can find Jeana leading the team at aSweatLife, trying to join a book club, and walking her dog Maverick.