Charlotte Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Shabaka Amen is Charlotte's 1st Vegan Personal Trainer!
Shabaka Amen, "The Healthy Lifestyle Trainer" has been a Healthy Lifestyle Coach and Mind-Body Fitness Trainer in the Wellness and Fitness industry for 15 years.
Shabaka's journey into fitness began at the age of five when he fell in love with exercise. His childhood passion evolved into a life purpose and professional career in 1998 after obtaining certification as a personal trainer through IFPA (International Fitness Professionals Association).
Shabaka's passion and purpose is "teaching people how to 'engineer' the health, wellness, fitness, and body image results that they desire by adopting specific healthy lifestyle strategies."
As a sought after media fitness expert, Shabaka has written articles for various publications; made TV appearances on PBS, Fox and WSOC news; and has been interviewed by the Charlotte Observer. He's made several appearances on various local talk radio shows such as WBT, WSOC, WPEG, and V101 as a guest fitness expert.
In the spring of 2011, Shabaka launched Charlotte's first "Vegan Challenge" on the Charlotte Today Show with host Colleen Odegaard. Colleen and the Charlotte Today staff all successfully lost weight during the 7-day Vegan Challenge, following Shabaka's Plant-Based Meal Plan; the producer of the Charlotte Today Show lost 10 lbs in 7 days! Two live on-air shows were dedicated to Shabaka's Vegan Challenge.
Shabaka has been a sought-after Healthy Lifestyle Coach and Mind-Body Fitness trainer for 15 years. Changing the lives of many, he has influenced and worked with professional athletes, entertainers, medical doctors, media personalities, investment bankers, CEO's, attorneys, and more.
As a healthy lifestyle and fitness expert, Shabaka specializes in healthy lifestyle solution and strategy-based mind-body fitness training and plant-based/vegan nutrition consulting services. Private/semi-private personal training and coaching is available at the Body Of Your Dreams Personal Training Studio in Charlotte, NC.