amber elliot achs alumni success story

Dec 27, 2023 9:30:00 AM | ACHS student Brewed with Love: ACHS Alumni Amber Elliot's Success Story

Learn how ACHS Alumni Amber Elliot turned passion for herbalism and holistic health into a thriving wellness business empowering others on their wellness journey.

A Passion for Holistic Health

Amber Elliott is a holistic health practitioner, yoga instructor, wellness consultant, author, and business owner. Amber’s love for herbalism started in her childhood years. She would spend hours in the woods contemplating the benefits of herbs that grew there. This love evolved and grew over time, and she ventured into pursuing holistic health and herbalism as a career path. 

image5Amber has transformed that passion into a career and has earned multiple credentials  in holistic health from ACHS. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Health Sciences and multiple Certificate programs, including a Certificate in Wellness Consulting and a Certificate in Natural Products Manufacturing. Amber is dedicated to learning multiple facets of holistic health, which allows her to bring many tools and perspectives to her practice. In addition to her educational pursuits at ACHS, she also has credentials in Reiki and Yoga.



Growing a Holistic Business

Amber is a pioneer in her rural community located in the foothills of Appalachia. Amber is passionateHawah Life Logo about helping others and has been working diligently since graduating to build her Health and Wellness business, Hawah Life. Her offerings include reiki, social and emotional-based yoga classes, herbal consultations, nutrition and wellness consultations, group workshops, and retreats. 

Hawah Life approaches nurturing holistic well-being through various services designed to help individuals and groups flourish in mind, body, and spirit. This includes personalized one-on-one and group wellness consultations, where she delves into her clients' unique needs and aspirations, helping them create a path toward wellness that suits their lifestyles. She offers energy healing sessions, mindfulness and meditation classes to foster mental and emotional clarity. These practices help to reduce stress, improve focus, and enhance overall inner peace. Through Amber’s SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) yoga classes, she combines movement and mindfulness, promoting physical fitness while nurturing emotional intelligence. Self-care workshops are essential in today’s fast-paced world and Amber guides her clients to develop self-care routines and strategies to lead a healthier, happier life. 

Brews of Wellness podcast image of amber elliotHerbalism is a large focus of Amber’s business and passion. Her herbal medicine consultations are all about harnessing the natural power of herbs for well-being. She creates personalized herbal solutions for her clients. What makes Amber’s business unique is her collaboration with cybersecurity. Amber says, “Together with my husband, who specializes in cybersecurity, we're committed to promoting holistic wellness within the cyber world, promoting awareness, and addressing the unique challenges this field presents.”

Amber reaches beyond her community with her podcast called Brew of Wellness where she discusses various health, wellness, and spiritual concepts. She is also the author of the book The Postured Christian: With a Spiritual Perspective, which can be found at Barnes and Noble. 


Experience with ACHS

Amber has completed many programs with ACHS and was successful in her studies. She has stayed connected to ACHS as an alumni and has been an inspiration to her peers. She says, “ACHS has a strong reputation for offering high-quality holistic health programs that are accredited and recognized. This accreditation assures me that the education I receive is of the highest standard and aligns with industry requirements”. 

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Amber reflects that ACHS's flexible online learning options made it convenient for her to pursue holistic health education while balancing other commitments in her life. Amber says that “this flexibility enabled me to customize my learning experience and progress at my own pace. Amber had a positive experience with her instructors and said, “ACHS boasts dedicated and knowledgeable faculty who are experts in their respective fields of holistic health. I valued the opportunity to learn from these experienced professionals and gain insights from their practical expertise.”


A Bright Future Ahead

Amber's dedication to her holistic health journey knows no bounds, as she has recently made an exciting decision to embark on a new chapter in her educational pursuits. Starting in the spring of 2024, Amber is thrilled to be joining ACHS's Doctoral program. This program will allow her to delve even deeper into her passion for holistic health and expand her knowledge and expertise in the field. Amber continues to build on her work and expand her business.

We look forward to seeing what is next for Amber and wish her all the best in her endeavors!

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