Background/Training

Sylvaine’s Bio

snh-bioSylvaine N. Hughson, an Executive Health & Lifestyle Coach®, is the Founder and Director of SNH – The Art & Science of Optimized Living®. As the Principal Coach and Consultant for SNH, Sylvaine works closely with high-level professionals, performance-driven groups, and Fortune 500 companies.  She helps her clients unleash the power of optimized mindset, wellness & lifestyle to fuel their peak performance and accomplish their most important goals.

Sylvaine is a certified Corporate Wellness Consultant, Corporate Wellness Provider, Holistic Health Coach, Master Transformational Coach, Raw Living Foods Health Educator, FirstLine Therapy Lifestyle Educator, Professional Life Coach, Yoga Instructor, and Traditional Reiki Master. Sylvaine creates customized diet, lifestyle, and detoxification protocols for executive clients as well as designs corporate wellness programs and leads luxury wellness retreats.

As a former producer and field producer in New York City for NBC News: Dateline NBC, The Today Show, Nightly News and MSNBC Specials, Sylvaine understands the pressures and demands placed on individuals in the work-place and their need for exceptional performance. She originally pursued her various health trainings as a means to improve her own energy, endurance, and performance while under deadline. Sylvaine presents valuable health and wellness information in a format that is simple, practical and effective.

 


Education & Certifications

Sylvaine’s training spans the worlds of Eastern and Western wisdom teachings and modern science to optimize health, well-being and peak performance. She combines the best of both worlds and provides the most powerful map to optimal wellness that exists for her clients.

Her education and trainings include:

      • Well.Org – Certified Corporate Wellness Consultant & Wellness Provider
      • Teacher’s College Columbia University – Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Counselor
      • The Institute for Integrative Nutrition – Certified Holistic Health Coach (CHHC)
      • The Hippocrates Health Institute – Certified Hippocrates Health Educator (HHED)
      • The Transformational Coaching Method™ – Certified Master TCM Coach (NLP)
      • Metagenics University – Certified FirstLine Therapy Lifestyle Educator (FLTLE)
      • The Coaches Training Institute – Professional Co-Active Coach (PCC)
      • The Westchester Institute of Yoga – Certified Yoga Instructor
      • Body Wisdom – Certified Traditional Reiki Master
      • St. John’s College – BA Liberal Arts

 

 Professional Memberships & Associations

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Honors & Awards

Distinguished Professional in Her Field & Top 10 Entrepreneur – Women of Distinction Magazine

December 2015

Sylvaine N. Hughson, Executive Health & Lifestyle Coach® and the Founder and Director of SNH International LLC, has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in the health and wellness field and selected as a 2015 Top 10 Entrepreneur through Women of Distinction Magazine.

Women of Distinction Magazine’s mission is to have a platform where women can grow, inspire, empower, educate and encourage professionals from any industry by sharing stories of courage and success.

Pinnacle Professional – Continental Who’s Who

November 2015

Executive Health & Lifestyle Coach®, Sylvaine N. Hughson, is recognized by Continental Who’s Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Executive Coaching and Consulting.

Dedicated to the Recognition of Excellence – Continental Who’s Who memberships have been limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievements in their occupation, industry or profession.

Distinguished Professional in Her Field – National Association of Distinguished Professionals

July 2015

Sylvaine N. Hughson, Executive Health & Lifestyle Coach and the Founder and Director of SNH International LLC, has been recognized as a Distinguished Professional in the health and wellness field through the National Association of Distinguished Professionals.

Pinnacle Professional – Continental Who’s Who

October 2014

Sylvaine N. Hughson is recognized by Continental Who’s Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Executive Peak Performance Coaching and Consulting. Dedicated to the Recognition of Excellence – memberships have been limited to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievements in their occupation, industry or profession.

Woman of the Year – National Association of Professional Women

September 2014

As a highly esteemed member of NAPW, and in recognition of her Woman of the Year award, Sylvaine N. Hughson is honored for her outstanding excellence and dedication to her profession and the achievement of women.

NAPW defines success as “owning your own power.” As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a powerfully vibrant networking community. NAPW members have diverse backgrounds, beliefs, perspectives and lifestyles with one common bond – their ability to succeed.

Media Related Performance & Achievement Awards

      • NBC News Award for “Above & Beyond Effort”
        2008
      • Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University Awards for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
        Presented to NBC News, NBC Nightly News & Dateline NBC
        2005
      • NBC News Award for “Above & Beyond Effort”
        Hurricane Katrina
        2005
      • NBC News Award for “Above & Beyond Effort”
        Thailand Tsunami
        2005
      • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Recognition Award
        NBC News Coverage
        September 2002

        For contributions to the reporting of the momentous events beginning on September 11, 2001. During that week, television journalism responded to unprecedented challenges. Providing a significant demonstration of its ability to inform viewers around the world. The coverage will go down as an important chapter in broadcast journalism history.

      • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Recognition Award
        NBC News Coverage
        September 2002

        For participation in television coverage of the fighting in Afghanistan during the year following the attacks against New York & Washington on September 11, 2001. Broadcast journalism again demonstrated its ability to provide vital information under extremely difficult conditions.

      • NBC News Excellence Award
        2002