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National Coach Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Nikita!

By Asha Ellison on 06/19/2019 | 2019 National Coach Ambassadors

Meet Niki! This wonder-woman is passionate about being kind, loving on Mother Earth and inspiring health and wellness in the lives of those who she works with each day.

Niki enjoys a scenic walk in the snow with a friend.


Name: Nikita VanDenBosch 

Nickname: Niki 

Occupation: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 

Location: Kent County, Michigan 

Age: Old soul and young at heart 

Who inspires you?

My children are reflections of myself and inspire me to do more and be more for them.

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

The mountains in fresh fallen snow

If you could be any animal, which would you be?

​ Panda bear

What’s the last book you read?

Last book I read was "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.

What are you most passionate about?

Being kind and saving the environment

What’s your favorite movie?​

This  is  challenging,  there  are  so  many  good ones!  Wonder,  Greatest  Showman,  A  Star  is  Born. This  is only out of recent movies.

What’s your favorite way to give back to the community?

Honestly, Girls on the Run!! It’s so much FUN!!

What show(s) are you currently watching?

Modern Family is my favorite! Life in Pieces, Ozark and The Office!

What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now?

I’m not sure any thing I’m working on right now is super cool. I am excited about some work projects though.

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

That depends on the day. When I see friends skiing in Colorado or out west, I always want to be them. Or, if I have friends traveling the globe, I typically want to be them.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?

Any homemade meal that is made with love by my husband.

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

I would go ANYWHERE!! There is a tie for first place. At the top of that list currently sits Machu Picchu and Camino De Santiago.

What’s your hidden talent?

My hugs, they make everything better.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?


What is your favorite family tradition?

Homemade cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning.

What is your quote to live by?

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." -Mahatma Gandhi


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Asha Ellison


Asha is a Girls on the Run coach, writer and communications professional. She believes in inspiring girls to harness the power of their dreams and to live their lives without bounds or limitations. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, serving her community, blogging, traveling and eating too many macarons!

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