Meet Your Coach
What do you think you could accomplish if you worked with a professional who was fully committed to helping you finding balance, reach your goals and live a healthier, more fulfilling life?
Pete Kirchmer is the founder of Mindfulness Based Health Coaching, the Program Director for the UCSD Center For Mindfulness mPEAK (Mindful, Performance Enhancement, Awareness & Knowledge) program and is the developer and lead trainer for the Chopra Center Life Coaching program.
Pete specializes in coaching his clients in applying the practice of mindfulness to making healthy lifestyle changes, managing stress and improving performance in life, work and sport. Pete has been trained as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher through the U Mass Oasis Inst., a Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) teacher through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion and a Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher through the Chopra Center. He holds a BS in Exercise Physiology, and has Life Coach certifications through the Coaches Training institute, Center for Applied Positive Psychology and Wellcoaches. Additionally Pete holds certification as a STOTT Pilates Instructor and efi Sports Medicine Master Trainer.
Personally, Pete walks the talk and knows fist hand about the challenges along the path to wellness. He has successfully managed symptoms from two debilitating back injuries, balanced adrenal fatigue, overcome chronic digestive issues and maintained a thirty-pound weight loss for over two decades. Through these healing experiences, Pete has cultivated resilience in his own life and compassion for his clients who are on the same journey.
Currently Pete has a private coaching practice with clients around the country and internationally. He's a teacher and consultant for the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, specialty presenter at Rancho La Puerta, a world class wellness resort in Tecate, Mexico and teaches mindfulness courses for UCSD, Soul of Yoga and the Encinitas Mindfulness Community.