Rachel's Work

Wellness Speaking

Rachel inspires Kiwis to live healthier and happier by sharing science-backed wellness knowledge through her experience as a wellness expert, her work as a wellness columnist through two magazines and as the author of her book Balance: Food, Health + Happiness. She has spoken on a panel for Nespresso and the Rotorua Marathon, been a key note speaker for the fitness brand Fitbit, and been MC for a wellness event run by Good magazine and Linden Leaves (at which 100 people attend). Rachel regularly speaks in front of corporates sharing wellness knowledge.
Contact Rachel's agent [email protected] for info and rates


Yoga + Mindfulness workshops

Rachel runs workshops for groups and corporates on special request. Most recently, she guided the meditation for an event held in NZ by Australian-based Gwinganna retreat. She takes the yoga and meditation segments at the Good magazine and Linden Leaves wellness events (which attract 100 people every event), and leads these practices at Rotorua’s Mindful Moments weekend-long retreats held at the iconic spa destination, the Polynesian Spa in Rotorua. She runs a weekly public yoga class in St Johns, Auckland, as well as catering to private clients. She has also guided big groups through stretching before big run events ie at the John West 12km Traverse (ie in front of 8000 runners) at the Auckland Marathon event & the Rotorua Ekiden event etc…

Contact Rachel for more info

Blogging + Influencer work

Rachel regularly collaborates with brands who want to inspire Kiwis to live healthier and happier. Collaboration partners examples: the Polynesian Spa, the beauty brand Linden Leaves,  My Food Bag, New World, John West, New Balance, the Rotorua Marathon, just to name some.

Contact Rachel for her rate card.


Rachel works with clients to achieve their dream goals. For health goals, she tweaks things like a client’s food, movement and lifestyle so they can live a life they love. A passionate and experienced marathoner and qualified PT, she also coaches runners. She has penned columns on some of her star clients for the media. Contact Rachel for rates and how she works with private clients. 

Coaching Success Stories

“You can drink beers and still lose weight”

– NZ Herald Oct 2018

“Shedding stubborn kilos”

– NZ Herald Oct 2018

Contact Rachel

Rachel’s Book

Balance: Food, Health + Happiness

Respected journalist Rachel Grunwell interviews 30 experts globally to get the best of tips on how to uplift your mind, body and soul so that you can live your best life. Along the way, Rachel also shares her story on how she went from being an unfit, stressed- out investigative journalist and mother, to someone who is now a multi-marathoner and wellness expert who coaches others with fitness and lifestyle plans.

Buy Now