Authentic Wellness


True to one's own personality, spirit, or character


The state of being in good health, especially as you actively pursue a goal

Authentic Wellness is a personal training and health coaching business based in downtown Chicago.  Lauren Clare offers one-on-one or small group personal training sessions either in home gyms or at FitPro West.  She is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach offering 3-6 month health coaching programs.  Her health coaching programs are designed to help educate, support, and coach clients to reach their health goals through simple and effective behavior and lifestyle adjustments.  Lauren practices a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means she focuses on all the factors in your life that may be affecting your health.  Each client is treated as an individual with their own unique needs and customized programs to fit into their particular lifestyle.

About Lauren


"How you do anything is how you do everything"

-T. Harv Eker


As a lifelong athlete with a passion for nutrition, Lauren has been on a continuous journey to help others better understand their bodies and improve their health.  She has been a runner since age 7 which lead her to a college track scholarship and to pursue a degree in Dietetics.  After undergrad Lauren went on to get her Personal Training Certification through the American Academy of Personal Training in New York City.  Lauren spent 5 years working for the highly regarded fitness chain Equinox, before leaving to start Authentic Wellness, Inc in 2013.  She then went on to get her certification as a Holistic Health Coach through The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Lauren loves training, coaching, and educating people to help them achieve their optimal health and happiness. 

She grew up in northern Michigan but has spent the last 9 years living and working in NYC, San Francisco and now Chicago.  When she's not busy working with clients you can catch her running or riding her bike, cooking, checking out Chicago’s newest restaurant, spending time outdoors or planning her next travel adventure!  

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Health is a state of body  

Wellness is a state of being