Estela Barraza is a trusted voice and advisor to organizational leaders, shaping the future of workplace well-being. With an expansive career spanning over a decade in the exercise, health, and well-being industry, Estela’s mission is to reach leaders with her transformative journey, empowering them to make informed and health-conscious decisions daily, leading them to experience better well-being. over a decade of experience in the health and wellness industry. From a young age, Estela discovered the profound impact of physical activity, sparking a lifelong passion that propelled her into the world of wellness advocacy and education. Armed with a Master of Science in Exercise and Wellness, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University, she has pioneered innovative approaches to health education and motivation. Her work has included creating and leading wellness programs in educational institutions and diverse organizations, as well as contributing to scientific interventions.
As the Founder and Chief Well-being Officer (CWO) of Living Healthy & Active, a workplace Well-being Agency, Estela collaborates with leaders to enhance organizational well-being and the cognitive economy of their workforce. Her approach involves crafting personalized well-being strategies, leadership training, and employee engagement initiatives, resulting in happier, high-performing, and healthier teams. Estela is deeply committed to guiding organizations in shaping healthier, more productive work environments through a personalized approach that focuses on well-being at every level.
Estela calls Phoenix home, where she shares her active lifestyle with her enthusiastic Giant Schnauzer, Cinco. Together, they immerse themselves in city life, with Estela focusing on marathon training, maintaining a consistent workout routine at local fitness studios, exploring vegan and gluten-free friendly restaurants, and actively participating in volunteer events.