About the Coach

La Tonya E. Allen-Brown, BS, CTTS, CHWC

(a.k.a) Coach Lesa

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La Tonya Allen-Brown, a.k.a. “Coach Lesa” received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Central Michigan University. After seeing first-hand the devastating effects of type 2 diabetes brought on by elevated blood sugar levels La Tonya knew she had to do something. Upon learning type 2 diabetes is preventable through lifestyle change, she became a CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach and started, Reflections Health and Wellness Coaching, LLC.

In addition to being a diabetes prevention lifestyle coach, La Tonya, has also received extensive training and is certified in the following disciplines: Smoking Cessation, as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist - Duquesne University, Freedom from Smoking facilitator, IN-DEPTH facilitator, and N-O-T (Not on Tobacco) facilitator- The American Lung Association, Sleepwell/Livewell facilitator– Circadian Corp, Health and Wellness Coach – Wellcoaches Inc., and Fitness and Nutrition Coach – Fit Chicks, Ca.

La Tonya meets each client with heartfelt compassion and dedication, encouraging and motivating them to never give up.  She helps her clients achieve their goals leading them to a thriving, happy, and healthy life. La Tonya's purpose and mission in life is to help others accomplish their dream.


La Tonya is a woman of faith which is reflective in how she interacts with her clients. Her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” She uses this scripture as a reminder for herself and her clients when things get tough.