About

VidaFit is a Physician-Monitored integrated health and fitness company

Vidafit is truly a one-stop shop for health and wellness. We specialize in helping busy people and high performing organizations achieve their wellness goals. Our services include personal training, nutritional counseling, massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, life coaching, meal delivery, catering, personal chef services, corporate wellness, and healthy lifestyle classes and seminars.

As a physician-monitored program, not only do our clients have direct access to a medical professional but our clients also have access to a network of providers from a wide range of specialties.

Two of our marquee offerings include the Be Well Program (comprehensive in-home fitness on a pay-for-results basis) and the True Food Delivery™ service (organic, gluten-free meals delivered fresh)

With VidaFit, you learn an all-natural wellness strategy to follow for life. Expand your knowledge, acquire new skills, and develop healthy habits across exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle that stick over time.

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Join the Team

If you are a certified Health and Wellness Professional and want to be part of a dynamic and ambitious team, please send a cover letter and resume, along with relevant qualifications to talent@vidafit.com.

Meet the Team

hannah3Hannah Leonard

Owner, Client Care Coordinator 

Hannah is a native of the Columbus area where she earned her bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. Hannah is passionate about helping others achieve their wellness goals as health and fitness has always been a key component of her life.

As the client care coordinator for Vidafit, Hannah’s top priority will be making sure all of our clients receive an exceptional experience throughout their health journey.

“The most important attribute that all of our employees have in common is a genuine passion for helping to improve the quality of life for our clients.”

Hannah also manages a staff of over 20 women as she serves as the Practice Manager for Anne Therese Aesthetic Medicine. In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband Dr. Daniel Leonard and playing with their bulldog, Thor.

Image of Dr. Leonard VidaFit ChiropractorDr. Daniel Leonard

Medical Director – Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Leonard earned a B.A. in kinesiology and exercise science at Miami University and his doctorate at.Logan College of Chiropractic, with a focus in biomechanics, anatomy, rehabilitation, and manual medicine.

As VidaFit’s Lead Movement Expert, Dr. Leonard completes a comprehensive bio-mechanical and functional movement assessment for VidaFit clients. Dr. Leonard also works closely with the wider VidaFit team to help clients overcome chronic body pain and address the root cause of their poor health and fitness.

Dr. Leonard is also Clinic Director at Central Ohio Spine and Joint and Adjunct Professor for Otterbein University, where he teaches advanced sports medicine and biomechanics to certified athletic trainers.

When not in the office, Dr. Leonard enjoys being outside fishing, hunting, and exercising.

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Shawn Ehmann

Advisor,  Corporate Wellness Expert, Master Trainer, and Health Coach

Shawn is an MBA-educated, business executive turned wellness advocate, entrepreneur, master fitness trainer, nutritionist, published writer, motivational speaker, professor, and corporate wellness expert. Shawn is deeply passionate about health and wellness and helping busy people change their lives through exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching

As an advisor to several businesses and boards, Shawn brings deep strategic and technical insight into wellness-based, profit improvement programs and preventative healthcare solutions. Shawn also holds three degrees (BS, BA, and MBA), multiple certifications across health and wellness, and is a visiting professor for EADA, a top-30 worldwide business school in Barcelona, Spain.

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Personal Trainer and Golf Fitness Expert

Adam is originally from Chicago, Illinois.  he has always had a passion for fitness and golf and after playing golf professionally from 1995-2000 he decided to help others reach their potential with golf fitness training.

He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a Masters Degree in Home Economics Education through The Ohio State University.

Currently, he teaches golf fitness and mobility classes throughout the week to a wide range of clients, from professional golfers to weekend warriors. His strength lies in adaptability of exercise to fill the clients needs.

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Chiropractic Phisician and Affiliate Clinic

Dr. Doug Endel is the Owner and Clinic Director at Westerville Chiropractic and Nutrition.  He earned his D.C. degree with Honors from Palmer College of Chiropractic.  After graduating, he practiced and furthered his training in Seattle, WA, in order to learn more about adjusting the upper neck.

He is currently active in the Ohio State Chiropractic Association as well as the Central Ohio Chiropractic Association.

Julie Wilkes

Julie Wilkes

Corporate Wellness Expert, Exercise Physiologist, Life Coach

Julie Wilkes is an author, life coach, motivational lecturer, yoga instructor, fitness presenter, corporate wellness expert, and entrepreneur. She has a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Marietta College. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, a certified wellness coach from Wellcoaches, and is a faculty presenter for several nationally accredited fitness organizations.

Julie has designed and managed corporate wellness solutions for a Fortune Global 500 company for more than nine years. She was recognized by FITNESS magazine as one of the “Top 10 Champions of Health” for 2010, was named a “40 Under 40” award recipient by Business First, and is a lululemon athletica ambassador.

After overcoming a terminal heart condition that originally gave her a life expectancy of 12, Julie believes that she was given the gift of a second chance at life so she is using it to share the joy, lessons and adventures that she has learned along her journey.

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Jeff Turner

Master Trainer, Master of Sport Sciences

Jeff is a certified Master Trainer, specializing in functional movement and strength and conditioning.  With a Master in Sport Sciences and additional certifications in MovNat, MCT, FMS, ISSA, and others . . . Jeff is one of the best for enhancing fitness and overall performance.

From 1996 to 2002, Jeff was the Strength and Conditioning Coach for The Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer, culminating in a by US Open Cup Championship in 2002.

Today, Jeff  focuses on helping student athletes and weekend warriors to minimize injury and lay the foundation for a lifetime of physical activity. Jeff  also provides VidaFit workshops and movement screens/assessments for businesses and medical practices throughout Greater Columbus.

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Certified Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist

Casey received his B.A. in Athletic Training from Capital University in 2011 and his Associates in Massage and Business Management from Hocking College in 2005. Casey is committed to helping people live healthy, active lives by combining his skills as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist. He believes in assisting the body to its highest potential by relaxing and lengthening muscles with massage and increasing flexibility and strength through proper exercise.

Casey’s journey to wellness started when he himself was nearly 40 pounds overweight. He took control by eating right, exercising and living a healthy lifestyle. His aspiration is to help others achieve their health and fitness goals and live life to the fullest!

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Julie Greenwald

Registered & Licensed Dietitian, Health Coach

Julie is an expert wellness coach with over 15 years experience helping busy professionals and health-stricken individuals overcome chronic diseases and get into the best shape of their life. As VidaFit’s Nutrition Director, she overseas a team of expert Dietitians and Health Coaches that create individualized nutrition plans, provide meal planning support, and work in close collaboration with VidaFit Executive Chefs to develop all VidaFit True Food Delivery menus and recipes.

Julie’s passion for nutrition began when she realized she needed to overhaul her own eating habits and exercise. She struggled herself and knows first-hand the fortitude it takes to lead a healthy lifestyle. Julie has been able to take her own experiences along with her education to help clients reach their wellness goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Image of Nawal Al-Nouri Registered DietitianNawal Al-Nouri

Registered & Licensed Dietitian, Health Coach

Nawal received her undergrad and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Nutrition Science. In addition to providing nutritional counseling for VidaFit clients, Nawal teaches VidaFit nutrition classes, leads grocery store tours, provides in-home kitchen coaching, blogging, and more.

Nawal’s passion for wellness began with her determination to use real food in place of supplements as a means to provide preventative care for the future. She believes the food we consume each day should not only be nutrient dense, but also complex and flavorful so as to cater to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

Sarah shares a strong passion for wellness, nutrition, and being a health advocate for others. Through all of her experiences she has learned the importance of working together as a team, motivating others, and staying positive through the process. She believes in the importance of eating whole-some, fresh foods to help fuel the body and mind and aims to guide others to a similar healthy lifestyle.

Image of Melissa Hura VidaFit Personal ChefMelissa Hura

VidaFit Culinary Manager and Personal Chef

Melissa Hura earned diplomas from the United States Personal Chef Association and American Personal and Private Chef Association. She is also a member of the American Culinary Federation, holds certifications in wellness, nutrition and food safety.

Melissa is the secret ingredient in the VidaFit kitchen, making each meal as nutritious and delicious as it can be. After watching her father die of cancer at age 52 and her mother suffer with chronic atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease, she became interested in how to prevent diseases through nutrition and the culinary arts. This led to her passion to share her nutrition knowledge with others.

In addition to looking after VidaFit meal delivery service, Melissa also visits clients at their homes to provide kitchen coaching and cooking lessons.

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Dietitian/Nutritionist

Margie earned a degree in Dietetics/Nutrition from Youngstown State University, and has more than 20 years in the industry working in hospitals, long term care, and Olentangy Schools where she helped design menus and implement new federal guidelines. She currently serve on the Board of the Delaware General Health District and am a member of the Creating Healthy Communities Committee of Delaware County. Margie is also a trained Yogafit Instructor.

She is married with two sons and resides in Delaware county.

View More: http://kimberlylovephotography.pass.us/centralohiospineandjointBrett C. Stefan, DC, MS

Chiropractic Physician/ Masters in Nutritional Sciences

Dr. Stefan knew he wanted to combine his love for sports and helping others into his future career and chiropractic fit the bill to a tee. Dr. Stefan attended Ohio University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology.

After four years in Athens, Ohio, Dr. Stefan moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he attended Logan University. There, he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic as well as a Masters in Nutritional Sciences. While in St. Louis, Dr. Stefan focused on the anatomy and biomechanics of the human body while also incorporating its utmost importance in connection with nutrition and fueling the body properly. Dr. Stefan finished his training in St. Louis at the Biofreeze Human Performance Center then moved to Washington, D.C. for his internship. He currently lives in German Village with his girlfriend, Natalie, and their fox red lab, Riggins. In his spare time, you will find Dr. Stefan on the golf course.