Adults  Families  Teens  Children

Health Coaching for Individuals, Groups & Workplace 

I found the Grit, Grace & Knowledge to get my life back
through devastating health & life struggles. 
It would be my honor & privilege to help you get your life back too!                                              

Penn State University - B.S. in Exercise & Sport Science

Graduated with High Distinction & Student Marshal for Exercise Science Department


National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC & ICHWC)

Functional Medicine Certified Heath Coach

NASM Certified Personal Trainer since 1994

NASM Weight Loss Specialist: All Ages

NASM Senior Fitness Specialist

NASM Women's Fitness Specialist: All Phases of a Woman's Life from Teen thru Menopause

FMS Level 1 Certified

Silver Sneaker SilverSplash Aqua Fitness Certified

Attended Domestic Violence Symposium

         "Caught in the Crossfire: Meeting the Needs of Children Exposed to Domestic Violence"

IL Dept. of DCFS Children & Family Services Children's Justice Task Force Training                            Child Abuse & Neglect Training


In addition to my specialized certifications, my own experiences have equipped me with expertise in helping individuals and families dealing with stress management, celiac disease, gluten intolerance, food & environmental allergies, asthma, arthritis, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, acid reflux, Parkinson's Disease, and domestic abuse as well as recovery from surgery, frequent illnesses, and post-rehabilition of injuries.  

My children and I are alive today by the grace of God and the innate passion he instilled in me for health and well-being! I absolutely love supporting and guiding people of all ages on their journeys to live a fulfilling, joyful and healthy life! I promise to support you with kindness, compassion, genuine care, enthusiasm, and respect focusing on your innate strengths and what matters most to you in life! My goal is to inspire and to empower you every step of your journey with exceptional support utilizing tools, information, and resources best for you while helping you develop new skills and lifestyle habits that resonate with you and align with your goals! !


Through all our struggles and triumphs, I am blessed with the gift of sharing the knowledge and wisdom I’ve learned in overcoming and rising above devastating life struggles and traumas with health, relationships, family, parenting, and work through personal experience as well as my education and professional training to help individuals of all ages, including families, transform struggles & traumas into stepping stones to attain their health and well-being goals promoting healing and living a life true to you.

Each person’s health journey is unique, so I tailor health coaching to your unique needs, values, beliefs, character strengths, and goals! Wherever you are on your journey, it is my honor & privilege to join you as your partner supporting you every step of the way.

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Nurture Your Mind~Body~Soul
Live A Life You Love​!
Be Proud of Every
Step You Take
Toward Reaching Your Goals!

Tel: 847-875-8070

Health Coaching, Personal Training sessions, and Workshops are for guidance purposes, and are not intended to be a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician with questions regarding a medical condition, or interactions between supplements and prescription medications.  

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Alicia Schoolman of  Struggles to Triumphs Health & Wellness Coaching a business of Simplicity Fitness, llc     


*A Health Coach is your personal ally providing professional guidance and support and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Always seek the advice of your physician or medical professional with questions regarding a medical condition.


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