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Wellness Pro Podcast with Cate Stillman

May 3, 2024

Welcome to today's episode of the Wellness Pro Podcast, where we explore the essential legal steps for wellness professionals. Join us as Cate Stillman chats with Cory Sterling, a lawyer from Conscious Counsel who specializes in supporting heart-centered businesses. They're both in Mexico, just a short drive apart, sharing insights on how to legally protect your wellness program, focusing today on the nuances of detox certifications.

What You'll Get Out of Tuning In

  • Key legal advice for wellness professionals looking to legally secure their offerings.

  • Strategies to ensure your wellness program complies with legal standards, particularly for detox practices.

  • Tips on how to communicate your wellness services clearly to avoid legal pitfalls.

  • Understanding the importance of proper documentation and waivers to safeguard your business.


  • Cory explains the critical difference between offering health guidance and providing medical services.

  • The discussion includes practical steps to establish a legally sound foundation for offering detox programs.

  • They cover the essentials of what legal agreements you need and why it's crucial to have them before you launch your services.

  • Insights into the importance of intellectual property and how to protect your wellness programs and content effectively.


"Cory emphasizes, 'The clearer your agreements, the safer your business. It’s all about protecting what you’ve built and ensuring clarity for your clients.'"
"Cate shares, 'Understanding the legal side doesn’t just protect us; it empowers us to serve our community better.'"


Thank you for tuning into the Wellness Pro Podcast. Today's discussion with Cory Sterling not only highlighted the importance of legal safeguards in wellness but also equipped you with the tools to implement them effectively. Be sure to check out the resources mentioned today and prepare your wellness business for success with the right legal foundations. Join us next time as we continue to support your journey in wellness entrepreneurship. Stay empowered and informed until then!