lee-stewart-teamLee Stewart was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She escaped at the age of four years old, landed in a refugee camp by boat and plane at six years old and has lived in Arizona ever since. In Lee’s journey of LIFE she has faced many trials and tribulations that have made her endure and have a compassionate survivor’s heart. As a child and throughout her life, she used exercising to overcome the stressors in her life. Lee understands the personal, professional and family difficulties women and men face in today’s fast paced world. She believes that making an effort to stay fit in mind, body and spirit is a priority for every indivual. That being compassionate and connected with people, wholeheartedly, is one of the keys to helping people in health and wellness coaching.

Lee studied Human Biology, Kinesiology, Body Stabilization, Rehabilitation, and Physical Therapy. She has Personal Training and Group Fitness certifications with A.C.E. through Glendale Community College. She is CPR certified with the American Heart Association and CPR, First Aid and A.E.D Certified with the Emergency Response Training Association. She is also CPI Crisis Intervention certified with the State of Arizona and Magellan Health Services. She has obtained certification in Water Exercise for seniors, Silver Sneakers, Real Riders and A Matter of Balance with John C. Lincoln Hospital and Adult Day Program. Lee feels that these experiences and studies have helped her to be an amazing coach.

Lee has been with MHAWA since March 2016. Lee loves being with the MHAWA Organization because MHAWA is about giving back to the community. You are not just a number at MHAWA. The core of the Organization and the founder is about wholeheartedness, connection, meeting a person right where they are at, and having a better quality of life. Lee strives to live her life in this manner each and every day. MHAWA connects with the core of who Lee is as an indivual and she hopes to give to the members her heart, gifts and talents. Lee’s passion is to empower people to use the tools they have learned during their sessions to help create a healthier lifestyle and to continue to use them during the different seasons of their life.

Some of Lee’s hobbies include remodeling, pottery, hiking, camping, and fishing. She has a passion for nature and being outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her partner and going to all of her son’s volleyball tournaments. Lee has a love for animals and has what she calls her “little farm” consisting of an African gecko lizard, turtle, chickens, koi, cats, and dogs. Lee also enjoys gardening and teaching others to grow, seed and harvest fruits and vegetables.