Become a Certified Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coach—and solve the biggest problems blocking your clients’ progress.

“I’m stressed, overwhelmed, and exhausted.” 

When clients feel this way, eating better and moving more can be nearly impossible. To make progress, you first need to help people effectively manage stress and improve their sleep.

Now, you can become one of the first coaches in the world to specialize in these areas. You’ll be able to support clients whether they’re stuck or just starting out—so they feel more energetic, in control, and capable of taking action.

The SSR Coaching Certification is currently closed to the public. Join the waitlist today!

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Inside your Enrollment Packet, we’ll tell you more about what makes our SSR Certification so special, introduce you to the experts who created it, show off a few of our successful grads, and give you a thorough overview of the program’s curriculum.

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Why become a Sleep, Stress Management, & Recovery Coach?

Because poor sleep, overwhelming stress, and inadequate recovery are often the REAL reasons people struggle to make healthy lifestyle changes.

Each of these factors negatively affects everything from a person’s mood and energy levels, to their mental and emotional well-being, to their relationships and decision-making ability. With all of that working against them?

Adopting healthy habits is nearly impossible.

In fact, the American Psychological Association reports that more people are relying on “unhealthy habits”—overeating, exercising less, consuming more alcohol—in order to cope with their high-stress lives.

And, as a consequence, “mental and physical health is on a continuing decline for many people.”

That’s where YOU come in.

With this groundbreaking certification, you’ll gain the knowledge, tools, and skills you need to help anyone overcome their biggest barriers to eating better, moving more, and feeling deep pride in their health and fitness.

You’ll master evidence-based methods for helping people solve problems like:

Emotional eating

Lack of time

Self sabotage

Mental exhaustion

Night worrying


All-or-nothing thinking

Sleep and menopause

Low energy

Counterproductive coping

Self criticism


The results can be life-changing.

It doesn’t take a behavior scientist to see how each of these challenges impact healthy eating and lifestyle habits.

By learning to help clients finally overcome the challenges that derail their health, nutrition, and fitness… over… and over… and over again… you’ll be able to help them feel the BEST they have in years. Maybe the best they’ve felt EVER.

That’s the transformational power of this certification program.

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“I’ve been able to help my clients in a much deeper way, and their transformations have been so impressive. It’s been so rewarding.”

— Tiffany Heath, PN1-SSR, Holistic Fitness and Nutrition Coach, Owner of TRH Coaching

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With the PN Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery (SSR) Certification, you’ll be able to:

Gain the confidence to develop personalized sleep, stress management, and recovery plans for anyone.

Save time and energy researching solutions for your clients, with access to dozens of shareable resources you can customize for any client.

Set yourself apart as one of the first coaches in the health industry to specialize in sleep, stress management, and recovery.

Help clients get unstuck, recover from burnout, and feel highly capable of changing their behaviors (instead of giving up).

Practice the program’s highly-effective strategies on yourself—so that you can benefit as you help others.

Transform lives in a way that makes you stand out in the industry. Keep more clients and get more referrals as a result.

The PN Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification qualifies for continuing education units (CEUs) with:

You may also count your PN SSR Coaching Certification towards credit at select colleges and universities in the US. (See the FAQ below for more details.)

Where coaches learn how to help clients on a deeper level than nutrition and fitness alone.

PN is the best of the best. The education they give you is very scientifically robust, but at the same time immediately actionable.

-Mike Piercy, PN1-SSRC

PN2-MHC, IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and Owner and Founder of the LAB Performance & Sports Science

This program is not just about how to sleep better, or have better recovery—it is about how you can thrive as a human, and apply that to your coaching.

-Ryan B., PN1-SSRC

Personal Trainer

Now I have a much more balanced lifestyle and more energy. And I've been able to guide my clients in making huge transformations in their lives.

-Bethany Shields, PN1-SSRC


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The world needs Certified Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaches more than ever before.

People are becoming more stressed-out and sleep-deprived, not less—especially over the last 2 years. And it’s having an impact.

People are struggling…

The good news? You can help them feel and perform better with the strategies you’ll learn in the Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification.

When you become a Certified Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coach, you’ll help your clients in ways that 99% of other coaches can’t, thanks to an expert certification designed to give you the structure, science, and coaching tools you need to coach any client—whether they’re already stuck or just starting out.

You’ll move beyond exercise and nutrition alone, and start coaching your clients more holistically, as you help them optimize their sleep, better manage stress, and recover more effectively. This will impact every other area of their lives—from their health and wellness, to their relationships, mindset, emotions, and more.

When you do that, your clients will feel more heard and supported, be more likely to stick around—and refer their friends and family to the coach that “gets it.” And in the end? You’ll have an in-demand business that transforms people on a deeper level than ever before.

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"One of the most life-changing experiences I've ever gone through. You will TRANSFORM yourself and transform others."

— DeAndre Sinette, PN1-SSRC, PN1-NC, Wellness Coach, Yoga and Meditation Teacher

“SSR was a total game changer. I am now serving my clients on a much deeper level, beyond just fitness and/or nutrition coaching alone.”

— Ben Reale, PN1-SSRC, PN2-MHC, NBC-HWC

If you want to have the biggest impact—learn from the best.

To create the breakthrough PN Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification, our in-house team of PhDs and behavior-change experts collaborated with some of the top psychology, sleep, and stress management minds on the planet.
Meet your coaches and program leaders below.

Jennifer Martin


Dr. Martin is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Medicine at UCLA, where she studies and develops new approaches for treating sleep disorders and improving sleep health. As the President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, she’s one of the foremost authorities on sleep health.

Chris Winter


Dr. Winter is widely considered one of the world’s leading sleep doctors and has worked with thousands of patients and clients. He’s a sleep health adviser to the Cleveland Guardians, Los Angeles Dodgers, and San Diego Padres (all playoff teams this year), and also works with NBA, NFL, and NCAA teams.

Greg Wells


Dr. Wells helps people perform at their highest level, physically and mentally. His clients include Olympic medalists, world champions, and elite organizations like GE, BMW, and Audi. He currently works as a scientist in Translational Medicine at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children.

“The program was a game changer. Everyone deals with stress. Everyone deals with sleep problems. I would absolutely recommend this certification.”

— Marissa Graham, PN1-SSRC, Co-Owner of Nocturnal Coaching

Why learn from PN?

Over 17 years ago, we revolutionized nutrition coaching and transformed it into what it is today.

We steered people away from meal plans, crash diets, and “magic bullet” supplements, and taught them both the science of nutrition and the art of coaching so they could take a new, science-based and holistic approach to their minds, bodies, and lives. It’s why we’re trusted by over 150,000+ health and fitness professionals around the world.

Now, we’re doing the same thing for the most overlooked areas of health.

PN created the industry’s first comprehensive certification on Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery. Inside, you’ll gain the tools and knowledge you need to help anyone—from average folks to elite athletes—achieve restorative sleep, manage daily stressors, and optimize recovery so they can feel better, perform stronger, and achieve the results they deeply crave. 

We’ve partnered with the world’s leading experts in sleep, stress, coaching, and mental performance to create this world-class educational program. Now you’ll know what the experts know, so you can get better results than ever.

Our certifications are based on extensive research and results. That’s because we’re the only certification company that coaches real people every single day (100,000+ to date). We help them eat better, get fitter, sleep more, and live healthier. We take all our learnings from clients, data from interviews with thousands of real coaches, and use it to improve our certification programs. All so that everything you learn is based on hands-on results from the real world.

“Not only did this program help me be a better coach, but it also made me a better person.”

— Mallory Matteo, PN1-SSRC, PT, DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Owner of Feed Your Soul Wellness Coaching

What’s inside the program?

Learn anywhere—at your own pace.

We’ve designed this breakthrough program to be as flexible to the demands of real life as possible. (No deadlines! No mandatory meetings!)

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Our 100% digital core curriculum
  • 10+ real-world case studies
  • 6+ interactive client simulations (practice real coaching techniques—without the real stress!)
  • 30+ animated and expert videos
  • A printable PDF package for all 70+ worksheets included in the course
  • Study guides to help you prepare for exams
  • Instructions on how to build your own Rest, Recovery and Resilience (3R) plan
  • 25 short chapter exams to help you apply new knowledge

See the curriculum here.

Practice everything you learn.

Along with case studies taken from our real-life PN client files, you’ll also have the chance to practice your coaching skills using client simulations. These interactive scenarios recreate the feeling of being in a live conversation with a client. Each client is unique, with different lifestyles, values, and goals. You’ll “talk” with them to build their deep health story and figure out how to start their coaching programs.

Access 70+ questionnaires and forms to use with your clients.

Get more than 70+ PN coaching resources at your fingertips—both for yourself and with clients—including everything from a “Stress Inventory” to a “Sleep and Recovery Ideas” worksheet to help you brainstorm together with clients.

Join a dedicated community for coaches in the program.

Ask questions, get study support, and connect with other fitness and health professionals who are on the cutting-edge of the coaching industry. These are people who have committed to having a growth mindset, expanding their interdisciplinary learning, and applying PN’s deep health framework—in other words, more incredible people like you.

Receive our Social Media and Newsletter Success Secrets guide—so you can confidently tell the world about your coaching business.

Inside PN’s popular marketing guide, get 70+ done-for-you social media posts, nutrition infographics, blog articles, and email newsletters (all ready to share as your own)

Plus step-by-step methods for creating your own compelling content and overcoming any fears of “putting yourself out there” as an SSR coach.

Become a Certified Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coach.

By the end of the program, you’ll have completed 25 short exams (about one per chapter). If you get at least 75% of the questions correct, you’ll earn your PN Level 1 Certified Coach credentials in SSRC. We’ll send you your official certificate digitally so you can immediately and proudly add “PN1-SSRC” to your bio.

Most of our students pass the exams on the first try, but we’ll be here to support you every step of the way if you don’t. Once you’re certified, you can list your business on our site, so that new clients can find you!

Hear from our graduates

The certification created drastic improvements in sleep quality for me. Now I’m waking up with energy and vitality, increasing my work performance and ability to stay productive all day long.

-RJ Kayser, PN1-SSRC

PN2-MHC, Founder of Flow Spa Athletic Recovery and Float Centre

I now have more energy and mental focus. And my clients are not only achieving great results but are also able to sustain their progress.

-Fadel Saadeddine, PN1-SSRC

Performance Manager at Embody Fitness Dubai

The Certification gave me practical concepts and tools that I can use to help people recover and perform better, even in extreme circumstances.

-Aaron Grainge, PN1-SSRC

PN2-MHC, Fitness and Wellness Liaison, Canadian Coast Guard

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The doors to our Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification are currently closed. The next time they’ll open again this fall.

The general public price is $1,428 USD.

By joining our free, no-obligation waitlist, you’ll learn more about the certification, get the chance to secure your spot early, get our biggest discount off the general public price, and score exclusive bonuses when we open the doors again this fall.

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Our guarantee

Lots of companies guarantee their products. We guarantee our services, too.

Our students make a commitment to learn from us—and we make a commitment to help them become better coaches. Then our students decide for themselves: Was it worth it? If yes, they earn their PN1-SSRC credentials and head out to change people’s lives (or maximize their own!) If it wasn’t worth it to them, we give them a full refund.

That’s our promise. Try the PN Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification for 45 days. If you’re not happy with what you learn, let us know within 45 days (and before you certify) and we’ll give you every penny back. We’re confident in what we do and we stand by our work.

Interested in the PN Level 1 Sleep, Stress Management, and Recovery Coaching Certification? Have questions? Contact us. We’re here to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hear from our graduates

I’m more productive. I enjoy the days better, even if it’s a long or busy workday. I feel rested, and charged up to take on what I need to take on.

-Will Haywood, PN1-SSRC

PN2-MHC, Founder of Blacksmith Performanc

The SSR program is very well rounded and gives you all that you really need to improve as a coach.

-Isobel O’Reilly, PN1-SSRC

Personal Trainer, Masters in Exercise Science

My client told me, ‘I am so proud of myself, and I can see the progress I’m making’, which is something she wouldn’t have said before.

-Jaylee Thomas, PN1-SSRC

Pilates Instructor and Nutrition Coach

This certification transformed me. The return on investment has made this a no-brainer.

-Derek Arsenault, PN1-SSRC

Owner of Zenergy Health and Wellness

This was a game-changer for me. I feel full of incredible information to help my clients make meaningful change.

-Kim Bruce, PN1-SSRC

Owner of SoulSpark Fitness and Nutrition

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Become Certified, Change Lives

If you want to help people live healthier, more fulfilling lives, this elite certification will take your coaching to a deeper level.

With this program, you can be confident you know how to coach the whole person—from their nutrition and movement, to their sleep, stress management, and recovery practices.

The amazing part? When people are sleeping well and effectively managing stress, nearly every aspect of their life improves—from their physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing, to their productivity and patience, to their mindset and mood, to (of course) their progress toward health and fitness goals.

And your practice will flourish as a result.

So if you’re ready: Don’t sleep on this chance to thrive where other coaches struggle to make a difference, add a secret weapon to your coaching toolkit, and help your clients reach their true potential.

– The PN Team

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