The Y.O.U. Collective was created with the intention of bringing together incredible human beings to create and live their vision. As Y.O.U. stands for: Your vision. Our world. Unlimited Potential.
I wanted to create a certification program that didn’t exist. One that brought together people from different professional and cultural backgrounds with a rich mix of life experiences and desires.
I envisioned professionals wishing to acquire coaching tools to increase the impact they already have in the world.
I also saw the future of coaching, with Y.O.U. Collective coaches at the forefront, creating thriving coaching practices built on their values, mission, and vision.
A collective of people with heart and a commitment to living life to the fullest, and helping others to do the same.
The Y.O.U. Collective was what I wished was out there when I started out as a coach. And thanks to one of my then clients, Alexa Mazzarello, now a member of the faculty, I was literally asked to turn the vision into a reality.
The Y.O.U. Collective is formed by a wonderful group of individuals here to serve you. Learn more about the coaches and faculty members and what they have to offer. Discover the men and women from Quebec to Texas to California to British Columbia. Experts from a variety of fields; naturopathy, yoga, osteopathy, nutrition, fitness, photography, social media, branding, finance, and more!
May we inspire and empower you to live a life that you love and provide you with just what you need to get there!
These individuals bring their diverse backgrounds & expertise
to give you an extraordinary coaching experience.
Since January 2017 they have been on a journey to acquire their Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification which each will completed by the end of the year.
Born in Romania, Ana-Maria is a former professional tennis player. Currently based in Laval, Québec, she has been coaching athletes on the court for years. Her mission as a coach is to help you optimize your game both on and off the court.
Her authenticity, dedication, and approachability are contagious.
After years of working in the corporate world, Chrissy decided that it was time to make a change. Within a few short years she quit her job, started her business, became a certified yoga instructor, and is now adding life coaching to her roster, and for good reason. This woman’s kindness and inspiring journey are just two of the reasons why Chrissy is an integral member of the Y.O.U. Collective.
Jennifer is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, momma of two beautiful kids, and dedicated practitioner of life. Jen’s passion for wellness, personal development, and growth make her a powerful coach with valuable tools and resources. Whether you are a mom feeling lost and wanting to press the reset button or a woman who simply needs a boost, Jen is the coach for you.
Have you ever wanted to find that thing that just lifts your spirits and makes you want to become the best version of yourself? For Julie, running became the answer. After her marriage ended, losing weight, and starting to work with a personal trainer to build strength, Julie said “YES” to a friend’s challenge to run a half-marathon. She’s been hooked every since and shares her running revelations via her blog. May her revelations and coaching help you hit the ground running in all areas of your life.
Do you dream of travelling the world and answering to the call of wanderlust? Or have you come back from life changing travels and don’t know how to re-integrate into your “normal” life? Julie, founder of www.tasteoftravel.ca is creating a Travel Life Coaching business to help you both create your dream and reset once you come back from it. Her impressive organizational skills and passion for travel are a great combination to get your plan straight and to create your next dream once that one is complete. A seasoned traveller herself, Julie continues to explore and is currently working on a unique project, Many Faces Many Places to let you in behind the scenes of what really goes in lifestyle travellers’ lives. Check her out HERE or via instagram @tasteof.travel
DR. MARNIE LUCK, ND
As a naturopathic doctor, Marnie plays an integral role in her patient’s circle of care. Her desire to serve and make a difference led her to seeking out a life coaching certification to provide additional tools for her patients. Her quench for learning and love for all things health…and gold, makes this joyful motorcycle-riding woman a unique powerhouse yours to discover. Find out more at www.marnieluck.com. Or follow her adventures with her dog, Maeve on Instagram HERE.
This contemporary dancer combines yoga and movement to help you create the lifestyle you dream of. Connecting to our bodies alongside implementing coaching tools allows Ming’s clients to uncover both their inner and outer strength. Let yourself be inspired by the flow of life by following her on Instagram @mingelise and be sure to look out for coaching opportunities with this beautiful soul.
Ever wonder what a super woman, mother of three, yogi, surfer, mermaid, goddess, and entrepreneur would look like? Look no further, Nadia Bonenfant is one of a kind wonderful. Founder of JUNA Yoga, an ocean inspired and forest rooted yoga retreat and teacher training company, Nadia has combined her greatest loves whilst making a difference in womens’ lives on a daily basis. Integrating coaching principles into her retreats was inevitable as the experiences she offers are nothing less than life changing. Discover the beautiful opportunities to learn, rest, and travel with JUNA Yoga HERE.
Rajneesh shares her passion for mindful living in a sweet, yet powerful way, demonstrating that you need not be an extravert to be a great coach. Her project, Awakening Greatness, was developed to inspire, support, and guide participants answer thought provoking questions to create breakthroughs and magic in your life. Based in Victoria, on Vancouver Island, the salty air inspires this woman to enjoy the outdoors as part of her formula for awakening greatness.
Shawnee is a wise woman walking around a young woman’s body, inspiring everyone who has the chance of crossing her path. A personal trainer based in Texas, Shawnee will get you to amp up your physical and mental strength through coaching. Whether you are looking for motivation to get to the gym or guidance on what book to read next, Shawnee shares valuable insights via her YouTube channel and Instagram page. Check her out HERE and make sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel so that you don’t miss a thing!
Kinesiologist, Personal Trainer, Osteopath in training, entrepreneur, and life coach. Sophie is not only a winning formula for success, her positivity and hard work will guide you in creating your own. Sophie is truly creating and living the life of her dreams every single day and now she gets to help you create and live yours. Find our more about what working Sophie can look like HERE or follow her journey @sophieannett_fit.
You may ask Natacha where she found the secret to the fountain of youth when you meet her. This ageless beauty is an avid runner, yogi, and health enthusiast. Not to mention a proud mother to 3 teenagers. In conjunction with the Y.O.U. Collective training, Natacha is finalizing her Yoga Therapy Training with Carina Reisman in Montreal.
Bold. Creative. One of a kind. Three things that come to mind when thinking about Shannon Ropeleski. This woman has enough expertise in different fields and experiences from various parts of the world to write several books about. From her background in nursing to a career as a massage therapist to creating several businesses and leading meditation circles, this woman has drive to say the least. And not only that, Shannon owns who she is every step of the way. Making her energy inspiring and contagious at the same time.
Rebecca must have been Hawaiian in a past life. She lives and breathes ALOHA. Be it while sipping a coffee on the beaches of Vancouver or attending a spin class. This genuine soul has kindness flowing through her cells, ready to share with you.
This program wouldn’t be the same without the amazing people who bring their expertise to the table.
Coaching Foundations & The Y.O.U. Philosophy
I remember when this program was but a dream. I had seen a gap in the coaching industry and wanted to fill it with what I envisioned to be my dream program. I wanted to bring together amazing individuals, both as students and faculty to create a collective. Driving home one day I had a flash of that vision and put it all on paper. Today, the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification is beyond what I could have dreamed of.
I am excited to guide you in creating the vision and goals for you life. To give you the tools to become the best coach that you can be, whether you use these tools as a supplement to your professional endeavours or embark on making coaching your main focus. My goal is to bring out the best version of you, shine light on what excites you the most to share with the world, and get it out there.
When you join the program, not only do you benefit from world-class instruction, you become part of a community for life! I look forward to working with you and making what seems impossible possible for your life.
Meditation & Mindfulness
Founder of Free Soul Malas, Leah will get your grounded in the MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS Module for the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification!
It was important for me to bring meditation & mindfulness into the Coach program. Providing you with tools to keep you grounded & connected is so exciting.
When I met Leah, I was immediately drawn to her presence & bright energy. You will be blown away by who this woman is in the world!
Community Building & Project Management
Not only does this woman radiate positive energy wherever she goes, she is also a master at building community & managing a million +1 details all the while having fun!
I am thrilled to have Paula lead the BUILDING COMMUNITY & PROJECT MANAGEMENT Module for the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification.
Paula’s humility & invigorating energy will amaze you. Her background in management from the John Molson School of Business combined with her passion for real connection and health are what make her an important addition to the faculty. Paula is currently making London a better place through her role with lululemon athletica.
Be sure to get your application in before the 12 spots for the program are taken!
While you’re at it, give Paula a follow @paulaferg
Photography & Visual Storytelling
Alexa started as an acquaintance and became one of my first clients when I started my career as a coach. She then asked for me to bring the vision of the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification to live & was part of the pilot program. She is now a member of the faculty and will gives you the basics of PHOTOGRAPHY & VISUAL STORYTELLING and I am so excited for you to learn from this creative.
In a world where visual content is powerful and expected, having basic skills is key as is knowing who to hire out to bring your gifts into the world.
Branding & Website Design
This guy is going places and I am incredibly honoured that he accepted my invitation to join the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification Faculty!
Edi is a graphic design & web development genius. Combine that with his branding expertise and it’s no surprise why he offers a wealth of wisdom in not one, but two modules; BRANDING & WEBSITE BASICS
In order for people to know what you stand for as a coach you need to create the brand that expresses that and the website for your ideal clients to find you. Edi will show you how to do just that!
Social Media & Creating Content The Matters
Melanie Vandersluis was the first faculty member of the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification & I am thrilled to have her on board once again to lead the Social Media module.
Mel is the founder of Melanie Audrey & has creates truly inspiring content via her social media channels.
With social media playing such an important role in marketing these days, I wanted Y.O.U. Collective Coaches to learn the basics so that they can get their gifts out into the world! The SOCIAL MEDIA & CREATING CONTENT THAT MATTERS Module will inspire and motivate you to get social.
Money & Conscious Wealth
This amazing woman will lead you and the Y.O.U. Collective Coaches towards creating financial freedom in the MONEY & CONSCIOUS WEALTH Module.
I love how Genevieve blends a holistic lifestyle with financial abundance. Her approachability & belief in creating wealth for all will turn a sticky topic into a party! Learn the 5 keys to abundance and create financial ease in your life. This is key to success, not only as a coach, but as a thriving human being in this world.
Follow Geneviève @fermeolistik
Life Coaching Tools For Your Extraordinary Life.
Not only will Trav bring the warmth of the California sun to the program, he will share with you his experience as a coach.
Travis Barton is the man. As an international life & business coach, Trav impacts a countless number of lives. His contagious energy and commitment to greatness are such a gift to being to the Y.O.U. Collective Coach Certification.
When I first met Trav I knew we would collaborate at some point. Inviting him to join the faculty for the upcoming program was a no brainer.
The program is dedicated to merging 4 Pillars into one seamless sequence. To give you the platform to build an exciting and fulfilling life and become a catalyst for vibrant living all around you.
The essence of leading an inspiring lifestyle and the key to being a coach. In becoming more of YOU you will influence, impact, and change others. I give you permission to be yourself; breakdowns, breakthroughs, and all of it. Will you take your turn in being more of you with me?
It’s not rocket science. It’s fire starting. Eye opening. Heart bursting. Life creating stuff! You’ll build an arsenal of tools that will support you in being the best of you and help others create and live a life that they love. It’s all about love.
Making money and changing the world. Creating a coaching business with endless income potential for you and your life! It is my goal to support you in creating a business and life that you love. One that supports your area of greatness and how you want to make a difference for others. All the while creating abundance in your life such that freedom and grace are continuously present in all areas.
The Y.O.U. Collective is dedicated to everyone fulfilling their wildest dreams. Supporting those around you to succeed is part of our measure of success. We are in this together, for better or worse. The people you will meet in the program will become colleagues, collaborators, & life-long friends. The Y.O.U. Collective is made up of amazing people just like you, take that in for a minute.