Sarah Hanson is an experienced health and wellness coordinator at the City of Savannah with over 10 years of demonstrated history working in the government industry. She is skilled in disease management, occupational health and wellness coaching. Sarah earned her Master's in Public Health from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a strong emphasis in resiliency and positive psychology; as such, she has many tools to help employees increase their resiliency and positivity toward increased success with lifestyle change. Sarah has received Certifications from WellCoaches School of Coaching as a Certified Health and Wellness Coach (CHWC), National Commission for Health Education Credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Emory University Diabetes and Technical Center as a Certified Lifestyle Coach for Diabetes Prevention.
Sarah is passionate about health education and helping others reach their health goals. As a health educator and wellness coach she believes in creating positive motivation through coaching conversation by focusing on employee strengths and internal resources to succeed in their goals. She has extensive experience in partnering, coaching and training with employees who are navigating their way with preexisting conditions and multiple challenges to see opportunities where obstacles previously resided.
Sarah “walks her talk” being a wellness coach and lives her life based on her values of family, health, faith, food and travel. She has a passion for running and has completed 14 ultra/marathons, mostly in the mountains, additionally she enjoys obstacle course races, biking and yoga. For relaxation she likes spending time with her family, reading and working in her garden and yard.