Hi. I’m Marci Warhaft, a Resiliency Coach and Body Image Advocate.

After spending years battling a severe eating disorder as a result of a multitude of traumas and low self-worth, I found the strength to regain my health and reclaim my life. Before my recovery, I allowed the shame I carried from a difficult past keep me from living my life freely. I lived in fear of being judged and never felt that who I was could ever be enough. I was wrong. Once I made the decision to make the changes necessary to be happy, I was finally able to enjoy my life in ways I never could have imagined. In 2007, I founded the Fit vs Fiction Body Image workshops, an interactive workshop for parents, kids and teachers that empowers kids to live with healthy self-esteem in an image obsessed society. I have been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Health Leaders by Optimyz Fitness and wellness magazine for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and have published two books.

I share my story openly and honestly so that others can feel safe sharing their own struggles and concerns with me.

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“It’s time to forgive yourself for the mistakes you made when you were just trying to survive”.

~ Marci Warhaft

 

Services


Resiliency Coaching

  • Learn to release feelings of guilt and shame and move forward without fear
  • Forgive yourself for the mistakes you made that are holding you back
  • Create goals without limitations

Speaking Engagements

It’s time to break down the barriers that are holding you back from reaching your full potential, both personally and professionally.

No more missed opportunities, connections, or relationships!

Learn how to move through the past and into a future that feels limitless!

Book me at your next speaking event

Body Image / Self Esteem

  • Break free from diet culture
  • Transform self-judgement into self-love
  • Learn how to stop focusing on self-perceived flaws while embracing your strength and capabilities
  • Let go of anxiety over what other people think and enjoy your life on your terms

As Seen On


TV

  • Breakfast Television, CityTV
  • Good Morning Canada, CTV
  • The Morning Show, Global
  • Daytime, Rogers
  • The Charles Adler Show, Sun News

Books

  • The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens and Teens Thrive
  • The Good Stripper: A Soccer Mom’s Memoir of Lies, Loss and Lap Dances

Print

  • The Globe and Mail
  • The National Post
  • The Huffington Post
  • Today’s Parent magazine
  • Parents Canada magazine
  • Optimyz Fitness and Wellness magazine
  • Silver magazine
  • Canadian Jewish news magazine

Radio

  • Rick and Suzanne, CJAD 800, Montreal
  • Dan Laxer Show, CJAD 800, Montreal
  • Life Unrehearsed, with Matt and Corrie, CJAD 800, Montreal
  • Newstalk 1010 with Jim Richards
  • Talk Radio AM640 with Alan Carter
  • Newstalk Sauga 960AM with Norm Murray
  • CBC Radio
  • Naturally Savvy Radio, SIRIUS FM         
  • Dr. Zoe Show, Los Angeles, California

Podcasts

  • Parenting Then and Now, with Samantha Kemp-Jackson
  • DisruptHER, with Kate Fried
  • Grappling with Grief, with Jimmy Van
  • The Erica Diamond Podcast
  • The Wise way Coach, with Robert Wise
  • Frew the Looking Glass, with Alan Frew
  • Dr. Paul’s Family Hour, Impact Radio, USA

“Marci taught me how to stop judging and pressuring myself with unfair expectations. I feel like I can breathe now.”
– John G.
“I’ve learned how to acknowledge my past and my traumas without letting them rob me of the joys I deserve now.”
– Laurie M

Let’s get in touch.

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Fit vs. Fiction

Marci Warhaft is teaching young men and women how to reclaim the power to build the healthy, strong self-esteem that will arm them with the self confidence they need to tune out negative messages and be exactly who they want to be instead of who they think they’re supposed to be.

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The Good Stripper

“Gentlemen! Put your hands together and welcome Cassidy to the stage!”

It wasn’t the life Marci Warhaft envisioned for herself. A good student who had been accepted into a prestigious theatre school, a doting mother with two young sons, and there she was taking it all off in front of paying customers to “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child. The Good Stripper is an eye-popping journey: Warhaft reveals the punishing circumstances and self-destructive behaviors that shaped her early adulthood, including a bank-robbing stepfather, the loss of her beloved brother, eating disorders, and sexual misadventures in a dysfunctional marriage.

 

She describes, in honest, raw, and intimate detail, her struggles to recognize what was happening to her, and her sometimes misguided fight to regain control of her destiny. Above all, it is the story of how one woman, after years of living a double life, packing school lunches by day and giving lap dances by night, finally became the inspirational leader she was meant to be.

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