Eskenazi Health Healthy Me Coaches
Liz Farfan, AFAA
Liz Farfan is the wellness coach at Eskenazi Health Centers Westside and Pecar. She joined Healthy Me and Eskenazi Health in 2006. As a coach, her passion is to empower people to become who they really are. Liz is certified as a group fitness instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She has over 12 years of experience in a clinical setting and has enjoyed helping the community become healthier!
Liz's health tips:
- Go to your support group.
- Record your food and activities.
- Chat with other Healthy Me members and your coach!
Eskenazi Health Center Westside (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays)
2732 W. Michigan St.
Eskenazi Health West 38th Street (Wednesdays and Fridays)
5515 W. 38th St.
Shameka Bell, AFAA
Shameka Bell is the Wellness Coach at Eskenazi Health Center Sites Blackburn and Forest Manor. Shameka joined Eskenazi Health and Healthy Me in 2013. She has several years of experience working in the community, advocating for healthy lifestyles and activity. Shameka has gained certifications from AFAA and the YMCA of the USA in group exercise and strength conditioning. Her passion is to fight childhood obesity and educate families on healthy eating.
Shameka's health tips:
- Diets are temporary, Lifestyles are forever.
- What we do Today determines where we want to be Tomorrow.
- Being Healthy is not always being the right size, but making the right choices.
Eskenazi Health Center Blackburn (Wednesdays, Thursdays)
2700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St.
Eskenazi Health Center Forest Manor (Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays)
3840 N. Sherman Dr.
Kristi Monroy, B.A.
Kristi Monroy joined the Healthy Me team in May 2014. She has a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Spanish from IUPUI. She has worked as a health educator, coach, and teacher in Mexico for 3 years. She has a strong passion for living well through fitness and nutrition. She loves helping others achieve their goals. She is the coach at Eskenazi Health Centers Pecar, Grassy Creek, and Cottage Corner.
Kristi's health tips:
- Don't skip meals. Eat smaller portions at breakfast, lunch, and dinner and have a healthy snack in between.
- Fail to plan, plan to fail. Plan your meals for the week and prepare them ahead of time so you can just grab them on the go.
- Exercise is a great way to relieve stress and boost your confidence.
Eskenazi Health Center Cottage Corner (Mondays)
1434 S. Shelby St.
Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek (Tuesdays, Wednesdays)
9443 E. 38th St.
Eskenazi Health Center Pecar (Thursdays, Fridays)
6940 N. Michigan Rd, Suite 140
Miranda Brown, B.A., ACSM, AFAA
Relocated in 2014, from southern Indiana, Miranda takes her passion for wellness everywhere. She joined Eskenazi Health Healthy Me in 2014 as a Lifestyle Wellness Coach. She has a bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Wellness from the University of Southern Indiana. She also holds a Certified Personal Trainer certification through ACSM and a Group Exercise Instructor certification through AFAA. She is the coach at Eskenazi Health Centers North Arlington and Outpatient Care. She has experience working in fitness centers with clients on physical fitness, nutrition and overall wellness. She believes anyone can be well if their minds are set to it!
Miranda's health tips:
Believe in yourself and surround yourself with positive influences.
Schedule one on ones or attend group, so you have the accountability.
Make becoming healthier fun! Get a friend; do together physically what you enjoy!
Eskenazi Health Center North Arlington (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays)
2505 N. Arlington Ave.
Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center (Wednesdays, Fridays)
720 Eskenazi Avenue
Lisa Pastotnik, M.S., ACSM-HFI, CPT
Lisa Pastotnik is the program manager for Healthy Me. She graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor's degree in exercise science and a master's degree in health promotion. She has also been a certified health fitness specialist and certified personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, and has 17 years of professional experience in health and fitness. In addition, Lisa supports the Eskenazi Health main campus employees in their efforts to achieve healthier lifestyles. She joined Eskenazi Health and Healthy Me in 2006.
Eskenazi Health Center Pecar
6940 N. Michigan Rd., Suite 140
*Please note that Lisa Pastotnik will be on maternity leave through September 2014.