23141 Verdugo Drive, Suite 104   Laguna Hills, CA 92653                   (949) 305-9777 

About Us

T​​he Way to Wellness Center was built upon the dream to create a special place to empower people to be the best they can be.

Our Mission

Manabu Shimotsu




Manabu is a health and fitness trainer with over 20 years of experience in coaching physical fitness and nutrition, and have helped hundreds of people achieve their weight loss goals.  He received his degree in International Business from California State University, Fullerton in 1998. He is a nationally certified trainer with certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and Crossfit. He believes strongly in educating clients in all aspects of health and fitness. His diverse background and skill set allow him to administer effective integrated program to assist in the areas of pain management, rehabilitation, and weight management. Manabu enjoys working closely with each client throughout their training program, instilling knowledge of how the body responds to exercise as progress is made in achieving health and personal fitness goals.