Wellness Certificate

Take Care of Yourself. Become Your Own Wellness Coach and Conference Wellness Superstar.

Participants of this course receive: 

check   Certificates of Completion for Each Module

check   10 Clock Hours Domain E: Human Resources


Program Overview

If you want to up-level your self-care but don't have the time because you're too busy taking care of others, Byte-Size Wellness AcademyTM (BSWA) is for you. This evidence-based, micro-learning program cuts through the information clutter and makes it easy to fit wellness into your busy workdays, meetings and events, and everyday life – one micro-step at a time. All information is delivered to desktops and mobile devices in short, digestible bytes.

Byte-Size Wellness Academy will take you on a transformative journey from no energy to revitalized and resilient in 6 steps:

  1. Prioritize self-care
  2. Find balance
  3. Kick-start healthy habits (healthy eating, sleep hygiene, exercise and mindfulness)
  4. Change the mindset
  5. Self-coach training
  6. Create healthy meetings culture

BSWA is a self-guided program that includes group coaching in REVIVE, a private membership group to answer questions, provide additional support, bring in guest experts (registered dietitians, sleep scientist etc.) and help you put what you learn into practice.


Course Details

By the end of the program, you will be equipped with all the tools you need to:

  • Practice self-care in order to optimally take care of others.
  • Manage and balance energy (not time) to achieve high-level wellness and peak performance.
  • Take charge of your health, embody wellness and become your own coach - navigating COVID-19 and beyond with vitality, resilience and ease.
  • Create a healthy meetings culture that engages and energizes participants and provides a memorable experience that could attract sponsorship revenue too.

What's Inside Byte-Size Wellness Academy

Video Lessons

Short buildable video lessons with foundational information to guide you along your wellness journey. Each lesson is 2.5-10 minutes so you can binge watch like a Netflix series!

REVIVE: Community-Supported Membership Group

Group coaching, Q & A, live discussions and guest experts to help participants implement what they learn in BSWA and get results easier and faster. 

Practical, actionable information resources

Downloadable and fillable evidence-based resources: reference guides, worksheets, healthy lifestyle tip sheets, checklists, FAQ & myth buster sheets, planning sheets,


Tele-Health Fitness 

Pole walking workouts and other out-of-the-box ways to stay heathy and fit at home during COVID-19 and beyond.

Bonus: Training for Creating a Healthy Meetings Culture 

Video lesson and accompanying 20-page Guide packed with tips for creating a healthy meeting experience and overcoming roadblocks clients or attendees may have.

BSWA will help you coach yourself to better health –- without the overwhelming and without the stress of figuring out how to get started.


Dr. Kim Bercovitz

Dr. Kim Bercovitz


Dr. Kim Bercovitz is a health behavior scientist (Ph.D. in Community Health from the University of Toronto where she was an adjunct professor), former National Cancer Institute of Canada postdoctoral fellow, and a knowledge translation expert. BSWA is the culmination of her 30 years of research, teaching and coaching in healthy active living policy, disease management, addictions and tobacco control. She worked at renowned Toronto teaching hospitals, consulted to pharmaceutical companies and health organizations, and taught chronic disease exercise classes. To augment her academic career, Dr. Kim is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance accredited yoga instructor, American College of Sports Medicine accredited pole walking instructor, BoneFit trained (Osteoporosis Canada), and trained in diabetes and older adult exercise, wellness coaching, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.

Course Registration

Live Online

Cost: MPI Members ($550 USD, includes free set of walking poles) /Non-Members ($750 USD, includes FREE set of walking poles to get outside during COVID-19, up-level your walks and add pep to your step!)

Registration Dates: On-Going | On-Demand Course






Certificate Courses Scholarships 

The MPI Foundation provides MPI members with professional development opportunities through grants and scholarships. We have scholarships available for all of our certificate courses.