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Izabella Steele
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Career Info

Primary Industry:
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Personal Career Headline:
Founder & CEO, BellaVita Fitness & Wellness

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Career Snapshot:

BellaVita has always been a dream for me. I began modeling at the age of 9;  due to the nature of the job and body image insecurities,  a big part of my life has always been health and wellness. I started working for a fitness club at a young age, to help others and pursue my interest.  I have seen many women struggling to reach the stereotypical industry standard “model body” through eating disorders, and substance abuse.  I first discovered the importance of a healthy lifestyle as a teenager, when my agent suggested I take diet pills before a job to loose a couple inches off my hips; I rejected the idea and resorted to cardio, and clean eating to reach my goal.  Since then I have made it my mission to help others.  I believe health goes beyond working out, and eating right; you must first make the conscious decision, which is why I had the vision of starting a wellness center encompassing Body, Mind, and Soul.

I am a certified personal trainer, and nutrition coach. I graduated from York University in Toronto, as a member of the Dean’s Honor Roll, with a major in Labor Studies; and I also hold a Marketing Management Diploma with honors from Kwantlen University in Vancouver.  As a proud Canadian from Vancouver, BC; I have represented British Columbia on a national level at Miss Universe Canada in 2006. I relocated to New York to pursue my passion for fitness, which is what led my vision to become reality, with BellaVita.

I love working out, and eating healthy, “feel good” food.  My goal is to help others get in shape, and pass on everything I have learned throughout the years. As the fitness industry is constantly changing, I stay on top of the latest industry knowledge by studying and continuing my education. For me, there is no greater reward than being able to make a difference in the lives of others by helping them improve their standard of living from the inside out. I believe health is priceless, and it is the most valuable thing we have in life.

What Else To Know

My Goal of the Day:

Carpe Diem

My Thought of the Day:

Anything is possible What are my goals today?

My Action of the Day:


My Deed of the Day:

Work with the BellaVita community to see what we can do to improve and grow even more.

My Tip of the Day:

Live life fully and be present every moment.

My Pic of the Day:
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A Day in My Life:

What do you love most about Your City?

The energy there is no place like NYC. There is always something new to do and explore.

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant?

Depends on my mood. My favorite breakfast meal this week was Shakshuka at Sunflower Café.

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM Waking up with hot water & lemon reviewing daily goals.

10:00 AM Responding to emails, calls and messages before a team meeting.

12:00 PMFavorite Lunch spot/meal?

JustSalad/Forager’s Warm Bowl.

7:00 PMTaking a BellaVita class or Private Session.

11:00 PM Meditation before bed.

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

1 cup of coffee in the morning, water and herbal decaf tea before bed.

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account?

Facebook to connect with family overseas. Favorite Insta account is BellaVita!

What should everyone try at least once?

A spontaneous unplanned trip. Those are the best because of the lack of expectations.

Where do you enjoy getting lost?

Adventures while traveling.

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