Auna Simon

Wellness Coordinator

    Auna is a certified Life and Wellness Coach with an emphasis on mindset and confidence.


    She was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 2005 after giving birth to her first of four children. As a Crohn’s Disease patient for over 16 years, Auna has transformed her pain into self-compassion, healing, empowerment and growth.


    She has been in the health and fitness industry for over two decades and is passionate about helping to empower people to feel and live their best. Auna holds special certifications in yoga therapy, nutrition, boxing and Zumba. She is also a meditation and breath work facilitator. Auna is currently finishing her Functional Nutrition education and will be a Certified Holistic Practitioner.


    Auna believes we all have the ability to help heal our inner wounds and overcome them.  Her approach is a holistic one that emphasizes the mind, body, soul and spirit connection.


    Having Crohn’s Disease, Auna has experienced the impact that IBD has on one’s overall well-being. She is committed to guiding, inspiring and empowering as many people as possible to live a confident, healthy and joyful lifestyle. She is excited to be a part of the IBD Strong family and share her life skills and experiences.


    In addition to running IBD Strong’s Family Wellness programming, Auna is available as part of IBD Strong’s Family Team Partners to support other mothers living with IBD. She proudly shares how she manages her disease, her family of four children and her business of promoting health and wellness.