Linda Simon

Director at Fit to Live

Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Health, Wellness and Fitness

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Linda Simon's Overview

  • Director at Fit to Live
  • Trainer at Creative Training Techniques International
  • Trainer for ISO 9000 at Hedman Consulting
  • Consultant at State of Minnesota
  • Manager & Trainer at Richardson Day Corporation
  • Trainer at Richardson Day Corporation
  • Health Promotion Specialist at Saint Paul Community Education

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Linda Simon's Summary

My purpose is to educate people to reduce the physical, chemical and emotional stressors in their lives and enjoy greater health and energy through one-on-one stress management, stop emotional eating and lifestyle coaching, on-site wellness programs, and providing non-toxic products to reduce exposure to toxic chemical in homes, workplace and the environment.

Linda Simon's Experience


Fit to Live

January 1983Present (31 years 9 months) Minneapolis, MN

Fit to Live
Consulted with and designed and delivered training and health promotion programs to Fortune 500 companies, community groups and government agencies nationwide.


Creative Training Techniques International

January 1993January 1995 (2 years 1 month) Minneapolis, MN

Conducted two day workshops, Training for Impact, to help trainers become more effective through improving the transfer of training to the workplace with participants, managers and organization.

Trainer for ISO 9000

Hedman Consulting

19921995 (3 years)


State of Minnesota

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

January 1992January 1993 (1 year 1 month)

of Jobs and Training, Dislocated Worker Project
Developed training materials to assist the dislocated worker in managing emotions and handling the grief process that accompanies job loss. Researched and designed the train-the-trainer modules for staff development.; Trained educators state wide in curriculum writing and how to teach more effectively. Member of Northwest Area Foundation grant selection committee.

Director of Mentors in the Metropolitan Area
* Conceptualized program to match gifted student with mentor in an internship program. * Successfully wrote funding grant for program.
* Designed and administered program, assessed needs of clientele, developed training projects to meet those needs, recruited mentors for gifted and talented high school students, and developed guidelines for future mentorship programs.

Manager & Trainer

Richardson Day Corporation

January 1990January 1992 (2 years 1 month) Minneapolis, MN

Wrote procedure manuals, developed marketing strategy and materials and prioritized organizational needs.


Richardson Day Corporation

January 1990December 1991 (2 years)

a negotiation skills consulting firm
Designed training materials and delivered two and three day workshops on negotiations.

Health Promotion Specialist

Saint Paul Community Education

January 1978January 1981 (3 years 1 month)

Collaborated with community education directors in developing programs to promote healthy communities.

Director Gifted and Talented Program Chaska High School
Designed and implemented school-within-a-school for gifted and talented students. Assisted with staff development in meeting the needs of the gifted student in the classroom.

Linda Simon's Publications

  • Healthy Snacks for a Healthy Planet Cookbook

    • Self
    • March 2010
    Authors: Linda Simon

    Food choices you make have an impact on your own health and the world's. How to eliminate pesticide intake, Safe fish guidelines, avoiding refined sugars, health food sources. Recipes for snacks, desserts, salads, soups & coupons & recipes from local natural food restaurants & stores. Used as a fundraiser.

  • 3 Months to Greater Health & Energy!

    • Self
    • April 30, 2014
    Authors: Linda Simon

    There are 5 steps Linda Simon, Director Fit to Live Today recommends to everyone to create vibrant health and energy:
    1. Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Toxins by:
    - Creating a Healthy Medicine Cabinet
    - Green Your Home by Using Cleaning, Personal Care and Baby Products without Toxic Ingredients
    - Rid Your Home of Toxic Mold
    2. Internal Cleansing
    3. Food is your fuel. Flood the body with nourishing restorative nutrients by:
    - Eating nutrient dense foods
    - Filling in nutritional gaps with whole food supplements
    4. Exercise
    5. Transform Stress by reducing the effects of negative stress and emotions

    This book provides a resource manual for practical ways busy people can have the energy and health to enjoy life.

Linda Simon's Skills & Expertise

  1. Stress Management, Emotional Eating Coach
  2. Healthy lifestyle Coach
  3. Essential Oils Practioner
  4. Fitness Instructor
  5. Speaker
  6. Writer
  7. Design & Develop Training & Workshops
  8. Staff Development
  9. Customer Service
  10. Management
  11. Curriculum Design
  12. Program Management
  13. Teaching
  14. Training
  15. Public Speaking
  16. Strategic Planning
  17. Grants
  18. Marketing Strategy
  19. Fundraising
  20. Leadership Development

Linda Simon's Education

Mankato State University

M.S. Degree, Instructional Systems; Education


* 90% course work completed

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

BS, Education


Linda Simon's Additional Information


Mission to help people learn practical methods to have more health and energy.

Groups and Associations:

Board for Womens Cancer Action Member of Healthy Legacy

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