About Helen

Helen Baratta is a motivational speaker, trainer, author, and coach who speaks at conferences and churches throughout the US and Canada. She considers herself a blessed big loser, losing 116 pounds over a four-year period. The true miracle is the maintenance of the weight loss since 2010. Helen brings encouragement and energy as she shares the joy of the Lord. Helen married her college sweetheart, Vince. They currently reside in Pittsburgh, PA. They are blessed with two adult sons.

Helen serves as Director of Development with First Place 4 Health.  She is an ACE certified group fitness instructor with Body and Soul Fitness.  

Helen is contributor to Inspire: Women's Stories of Accomplishment, Encouragement and Influence.Her inspirational story appears inLife Life Right Here, Right Nowand The Wellness Journey of a Lifetime.She is finalizing her next book, Restored - Forever Free from Obesity. Helen passionately encourages others to say "Yes" to the Lord.