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Cherie Rivas

Cherie Rivas

Cherie Rivas is the straight shooting Women’s Health & Wellness Coach who shares her knowledge and experience in weight loss, psychology, personal training and yoga, together with her studies in nutritional medicine, to inspire and empower other women to rise into the life they love.

Through the core elements of Cherie’s ‘fitness, food & fortitude’ philosophy, women are physically, intellectually and emotionally enabled to refocus their mind, recreate their menu and reform their body. This ultimately creates a solid foundation of heath which allows them to rise into the life they love.

Body Shaper, Menu Maker and Paradigm Shaker…. Cherie is a winner of a prestigious International Women’s Day Award, local Business Chamber Awards finalist, co-author, blog contributor, public speaker, and reformed ‘yo-yo dieter’.

She has personally developed, and delivers a suite of programs focused on enhancing the physical and emotional wellbeing of women…. allowing them to reclaim energy, confidence, superior physical health and the vibrant power to create the life of their dreams.



Easy Ways to Entice Your Kids to Embrace Better Health

Way back when I was a kid, I never understood the value of physical activity, exercise or fitness…. I never grasped the critical importance of nutritious food to fuel my body…. and I certainly never learned my ‘physical worth’ from… Continue Reading >

Stress-busting 101: (5 Savvy Steps to Soothe the Insidious Health Saboteur)

It’s a vicious cycle.… that never-ending ‘to-do’ list at home… running around after the kids… an overwhelming mountain of projects due at work… trying to please our partner, our family, our friends… aaargh!!! It’s little wonder that our stress levels… Continue Reading >

Shine Your Brightest This Springtime

(5 Simple Steps to Boost Your Health & Energise Your Spirit) Spring is finally here! The sun is rising earlier, the air is getting warmer, and nature is re-emerging with vibrant life, all fresh and renewed. You’re feeling it too,… Continue Reading >


(Top 4 Tips to Tame the Temptations)   The days are slowly starting to get a little bit longer, but the cold weather hasn’t completely left us yet unfortunately. For many of us, the promise of spring feels so far… Continue Reading >

Fire up Your Fitness! (Fantastic Ways to Stay Active & Well, All Winter)

In the cold bleak days of winter, it’s easy to fall into the trap of spending just a little too much ‘cozy time’ in front of the TV, or other electronic devices. That’s why it’s especially important to make the… Continue Reading >

Breaking Barriers to Better Health (Flowing Beyond the Three Most Common Limiting Beliefs)

Although it’s something we rarely think about or seriously contemplate, ‘good health’, isn’t one of those nice-to-have ‘privileges’, but rather, it’s a must-have! Without good health, our lives are limited. Not only in terms of our longevity, but also with… Continue Reading >

Being Stronger Than Your Excuses (Simple Secrets to Support your Health and Fitness)

What is the most common excuse you make when it comes to your health and fitness? In my line of work, and with decades of my own personal experience in yo-yo dieting and riding the weight-loss-roller-coaster, I have heard (if… Continue Reading >

Embrace Abundance to Enhance Your Health!

It’s commonly acknowledged these days, that our mindset can radically affect the course of our lives. Whether it’s the way we learn, the way we create success, react to setbacks, manage life’s stressors, and even how our immune system functions……. Continue Reading >

Reach Better Life Balance Through Regular Exercise!

Being a parent brings boundless love and an abundant array of so many other amazing gifts to our life…. but let’s not sugar-coat this gig too much…. it can also be tough…. especially if you’re a single parent like me!… Continue Reading >

Don’t Burn out before you even begin!

(Set Yourself Up for Sustainable Success from the Outset).   With the festive season fading swiftly into the past, many of us are now well into our ‘New-Year-New-Me’ health and fitness kicks. For many other busy parents though, school holidays… Continue Reading >

‘Tis the Season to Stay Healthy! (Top 10 Tricks to Keep on Track throughout the Christmas Chaos)

Brace yourselves!!! The Christmas season is in full swing… the added demands of school holidays are about to hit the next level…. and the relentless strain of ‘making an appearance’ at every ‘do’ you’ve been invited to…. all add to… Continue Reading >


(Simple Ways to Build Your Muscular Endurance)   Turn your back for five minutes and they’re off! You’re a parent now…. so never mind the Joneses, it’s the kids you need to keep up with, and if you want to… Continue Reading >

Benefits of being a fit and active parent

Let’s face it…. regardless of whether you’ve got one child, or a whole tribe of kids…. once they become mobile, you need to be on your toes and on the ready at all times! Not only are kids constantly on… Continue Reading >

What the Heck is ‘Fitness’ Anyway?

If I were to ask you “what is ‘fitness’”, how would you respond? In your mind, is it the ability to sprint 100m in 10 seconds or the capacity to run a marathon? Maybe it’s just chasing after your kids… Continue Reading >

Five Best Tips to Keep Your Motivation BOOSTED

As a busy single mum who’s often juggling ninety-seven thousand things at once…. (Well, that’s what it sometimes feels like at least)…. I know exactly how tough it can be to keep your motivation beaming day, after day, after day,… Continue Reading >

How to Master a Positive Mindset for Your Wellness

Have you ever had a moment when you realised your health was spiralling out of control? What was the red flag that indicated it for you? Here’s another question, when was the last time you print a photo of yourself… Continue Reading >

Navigating Your Way (back) to Better Health

It can be tough, I know. First there’s all the excitement & build-up of the pending arrival: the baby shower…. the ultrasounds…. the ante-natal &/or breastfeeding classes…. and sometimes, the leg cramps, the reflux or the internal kicks that wake… Continue Reading >



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