Integrative Health & Lifestyle Practitioner™

Training you to provide your clients with the most practical and effective solutions to overcome health and lifestyle challenges

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Are you inspired and passionate about supporting others overcome health and lifestyle challenges? Would you like to learn a holistic system that will help your clients overcome their challenges and transform their life? Be it a sleep, nutrition, financial, relationship, emotional, environmental, fitness challenge or more, our course is designed to train you to provide your clients with the most practical and effective solutions.

The International Parenting and Health Institute™ (IPHI), formerly the International Maternity and Parenting Institute™ (IMPI), providing the world’s most progressive and holistic birth education for birth professionals, is the first birth organization to offer an advanced comprehensive health and lifestyle program that provides professionals in any field who work with adults, children or both the opportunity to advance their career by being equipped with a holistic combination of in depth and comprehensive health and lifestyle offerings.

Our Integrative Health & Lifestyle program is a program that is designed to equip professionals with all the tools they need to help their clients overcome any health and lifestyle challenges. This includes a combination of comprehensive advanced professional offerings drawing insight from several health and lifestyle fields focusing on the following main pillars:








Course Topics Include But Not Limited To:

  • Addressing Common and Uncommon Needs & Challenges
  • Working with Personal Home, Work and Relationship Dynamics
  • Working with Beliefs, Fears and Limitations
  • Reshaping Habits
  • Holistic Health & Safety
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Bonding Techniques
  • Meaning-Purpose-Intention
  • Becoming a Deliberate Creator and Manifestor
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • Eco-Consulting
  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Body Intelligence
  • NeuroScience
  • Mindfulness
  • Non-Violent Communication
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Spirituality
  • Sustainable Living
  • Financial Planning
  • Readiness for Change
  • Goal Setting
  • Growing & Expanding Your Business
  • Living the Dream
  • Practical and Customized Strategies
  • Time Management

The goal of our program is to provide professionals who are committed to personal development and the holistic life path with advanced knowledge, tools and support necessary to work with adults, couples, and families in the most optimal, valuable and integrated way. We invite you to explore creating a life where you are experiencing not only your deepest calling but also making a tremendous difference in the world.


Pre-requisite qualifications include the following:

An interview with our instructor and founder, Mar De Carlo

Complete an enrollment application.

Upon acceptance into our program, you will receive instructions for your first online class along with a curriculum outline and schedule of online classes held once per week for eleven months. You have up to two years to complete the program.

Do you want to help adults and/or families in all areas of health? Beginning anytime ( a combination for self-directed and online live) a weekly one year online program designed to prepare you to support and coach families with healthy and balanced lifestyle choices such as nutrition, exercise, sleep, emotional, physical and mental wellness, mindfulness, and safety.

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PO Box 996

Ojai, CA 93024

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Your Instructor

Mar De Carlo
Mar De Carlo

Mary “Mar” De Carlo Oscategui- RYT 500, is a holistic health, lifestyle, business coach, author, artist, performer, group facilitator and founder of several global companies. She has also served as an SBDC small business adviser and a board member of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce.

Mar began her expansive coaching path with the health and fitness twenty three years ago where she trained and worked with individuals and groups as a group exercise instructor, personal trainer, pilates and yoga instructor. Along the way she became involved in the business side of these industries where eventually she became a manager and then entrepreneur of several successful businesses in the health and birth industries. Mar found business to be a powerful gateway for personal, spiritual and social growth where one can find deep personal fulfillment.

Having worked with many groups and individuals in throughout the world her experience has allowed me to regularly teach and train people from all walks of life. As a result, it has also lead her to understand the variety of physical and emotional needs that each individual has.

In 2007, on a summer trip to Ojai, California, her daughter, Bella Luna was conceived, she had a home birth which transformed her life and gave birth to expanding her knowledge on maternity, parenting and “green” living. Her inspiration led her to support families where she founded two additional companies: TheBabyPlanner.com and International Maternity & Parenting Institute.

She has overcome countless challenges throughout her life; using each as stepping stones to not only form the person she today but to also help others overcome their challenges in the most practical, inspirational and transformative way.

She enjoys advising and coaching businesses and entrepreneurs in the fitness, yoga, wellness and birth industries along with regularly teaching in person and online group classes. For Mar business is personal and as a result her work holistically integrates scientific research and intuitive knowledge using the modalities of yoga, dance, pilates, nutrition, fitness, reiki, dance, energy work, stress management, green living, meditation, sleep and rest. She blends her business savvy skills with an integrative sustainable approach to her work.

She successfully launched multiple companies helping others to grow and succeed – all while maintaining her health, sanity, and love for life. Her qualifications include over two dozen certifications in the health, fitness, yoga and maternity fields covering a range of holistic topics: exercise, stress management, nutrition, sleep, eco-consulting, somatic yoga therapy, meditation, pilates, pregnancy, birth, wellness coaching, and business coaching. She is a mom to two children and the author of three books: “Green Body Green Birth” , “The Baby Planner Profession: What You Need to Know” and “Awakening Through Sleep: A Transformational and Spiritual Guide to Pregnancy, Parent and Child Sleep“.

Mar’s Companies Include:

  • Marin Business Sanctuary, Founder
  • International Maternity and Parenting Institute (IMPI), Founder and CEO
  • Association of Professional Sleep Consultants (APSC), Founder
  • International Academy of Baby Planner Professionals (IABPP), Founder
  • Physical Awakening, Holistic Health & Fitness Services


Mar has presented for the The Association For Prenatal And Perinatal Psychology And Health, BirthKeepers Summit, International Association for Child Safety,International Nanny Association.She has been featured in a variety of media publications which you can find on her media page: Consumer Reports, US News & World Report, LA Times, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, SF Examiner, Kiwi Magazine, Green Child Magazine, Bay Area Parent, Marin TV and more….She has been an interviewed guest for the Conscious Mama Show, Well and Wise Online Mama Summit, Food Body Spirit Connection Summit, Women’s Global Summit, Core Freedom Show, Awakening Online and Making a Difference in Marin.

Course Curriculum

  Welcome to the Course!
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  Module 1 - Welcome
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  Module 2 - Physiological Needs/Certainty
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  Module 3 - Nutrition
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  Module 4 - Proteins
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  Module 5 - Food Combining
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  Module 6 - Movement
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  Module 7 - Exercise
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  Module 8 - Choosing a form of Exercise
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  Module 9 - Sleep
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  Module 10 - Stress Management
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  Module 11 - Thoughts and Beliefs
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  Module 12 - Emotional Intelligence
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