Mirabai Holland

Seattle, WA 98104

Mirabai Holland M.F.A. has spent her 30-year career specializing in fitness for women. A true expert in women’s health and fitness she served two terms as Chair of the American Council On Exercise Instructor Examination Committee. She says “I want every woman from my generation to enjoy the same strength, mobility and vitality in the second half of her life that she did when she was younger. My approach to at home exercises for women is simple. Ease-in, build up, get strong, and live well." She is the creator of several home exercise videos. Her videos of QVC and Amazon are Customer Top Rated. New York Magazine once called her the "best aerobics teacher in New York City". Mirabai has made numerous Radio and TV appearances as a Health & fitness expert including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Nightly News, and a Nationally Syndicated Women's Health Series produced by ABC. As a free-lance journalist for the New York Times, American Health, First For Women, and trade magazines like IDEA Today, Metro Sports, Club Industry and Fitness Management; Holland's writing has reached over 20 million readers. Her syndicated column “Moving Freeâ With Mirabai” appears in several print and web publications. Her Moving Free® approach to exercise is designed to provide a movement experience so pleasant it doesn't feel like work. Virtually anyone can ease into the best shape of their life by simply Moving Free® along with Mirabai. She is an active volunteer for health organizations including the National Osteoporosis Foundation, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and sat on the committee on Preventive Cardiology and the Women's Heart Initiative. She served as Director of Fitness and Wellness Programs at the 92nd Street Y for 13 years. She’s authored a two-volume Kids’ Fitness program for teachers called “All Winners™ Cooperative Fitness Play Program for Kids 3-5 and 6-12. She designed the first Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise Class in the USA, Skeletal Fitness®- A Workout For Your Bones As a consultant for Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, she designed the Women's heart exercise protocol for their Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II Program. She also designed the exercise program for Rutgers University College of Nursing entitled " A Culturally Attuned Exercise Intervention for Coronary Heart Disease At-Risk Minority Women and Children. Mirabai is a Contributor to the National Arthritis Foundation's PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) manual. She has been a speaker at major health and fitness organizations and corporations including Forbes, Time Warner, American Heart Association, Education Coalition of the NJ Interagency Council on Osteoporosis, National Wellness Association, NJ Foundation of Aging, Helen Hayes Hospital, National Arthritis Foundation, United Nations, NIKE Women's' Symposium, The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, Metro Sports, HIRSA, Club Industry, IDEA, East Coast Alliance, AAHPERD, Mind Body & Medicine and Women’s Health Symposium and the 92nd Street Y in New York City. She is GOLD certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), holds 2 certifications by the American College of Sports Medicine (Examiner & Workshop Leader For A.C.S.M.), the Aquatic Exercise Association, Johnny G Spinning Certification, and the Medical Exercise Specialist certification from the American Academy of Health and Fitness Professionals. She holds a M.F.A. degree from New York University.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, NYU

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: Oct 31, 2022
ACE - Certified Health Coach
Expires: Mar 31, 2023
ACSM - ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist
Expires: Dec 31, 2019
ACSM - ACSM Certified Group Exercise Leader®
Expires: Dec 31, 2019

CPR Certified

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AED Certified

Additional Information


$0.00 / hr, LIMITED IN PERSON,, SKYPE, FACETIME or PHONE, Health Coaching : Email For Rates

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Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Customer Top Rated Exercise DVDs on QVC & Amazon
  • Chair of the ACE Instructor Examination Committee- 4 years
  • Examiner and Workshop Leader For American College of Sports Medicine
  • International and National Judge For Reebok Aerobic Championship
  • Skeletal Fitness Osteoporosis Exercise Program
  • Fitness and Wellness Writer For HUFFINGTON POST, Health Monitor and Today's Diet and Nutrition Magazine
  • Speaker For The Medical Fitness Association

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