The World Needs You!

“In a world that reinvents itself on a daily basis, we empower student and credentialed coaches to adapt, integrate, and flourish from the inside out, for the betterment of all sentient beings.”

Ann-Marie McKelvey
Founder & Director, Master Certified Coach, Buddhist Chaplain, Licensed Psychotherapist

Our students learn...

MCS is an international web-based ICF Accredited Coaching Training Program offering you:

• All inclusive Coach Training
• Live & Interactive Classes via Phone or Internet
• Small Class Sizes
• ICF CCEs, Counseling CEUs, EMDRIA CEUs
• ICF Mentor Coaching
• Monthly Community Mindfulness Coaching Calls
• Other Life Enriching Resources…

It’s never too late to be who you might have been!

To be a stellar coach in today’s world, you must walk your talk.

Our goal is to guide our students to first apply the skills they learn in classes to their own lives.

Then, with integrity, to blend these skills into their coaching practice
and out onto to the streets…

Bettering the world from the inside out.

Mindfulness Coaching News & Blog

Thoughtful Consumption

I’ve grown committed to thoughtful consumption over the past few years. This means carefully evaluating purchases, distinguishing between needs and wants, and feeling confident that what I purchase will provide a great deal of utility or pleasure. Choosing to...

Coaching Tip of the Month

It’s easy to think of a goal as a simple task or a specific outcome – such as meditating each day for ten minutes or losing five pounds. To broaden your scope, try thinking about goals in the following three categories: Experiences – What experience...

Trusting What Is Alive In You

By Zana and Ann-Marie Last night I was walking with my friend Zana and we explored feeling uninspired about deadlines and projects… This is what she had to say ~ Annie, the pressure is on when we tell ourselves we have to perform, be exciting, or lead the way...

Magic is happening…

Sarah and Ann-Marie are so excited about their new class, Business Alchemy, that they couldn’t wait until next Quarter to offer it. So we created a new schedule… three Saturday mornings and two weekday evenings, that will still provide you with 12 ICF CCEs...

Coaching Empowers Women in Developing Countries

By MCS Senior Student Chelle Johnson I’ll be going to Uganda and Kenya in November for two weeks with a group of coaches. We will be coaching women and teen girls, and helping them set motivating and clear goals for all areas of their lives. Many of the women...

Join the 165 Club!

B.Y.O.G. (Bring Your Own Gremlin) Ann-Marie suggests listening to Woman In The Moon to ready yourself for reading this article… Recently, I was coached by MCS students Lionela Torriero, and later Mac Dryden, on my beliefs about aging and dying. I saw the subtle...

Undoing Your Beliefs

Last week I was on a consultation call with a potential client and found myself feeling stuck. The client was stuck. I was stuck. Just plain stuck. After a good night’s sleep and some growth-mindset reflection, I identified the likely problem. Interestingly, the...

“Not one single atom opposes us…”

  Not one single atom opposes us. Behold the gleaming arising from the single mind. -Hongzhi   It was 4:00 am. Usually I am excited when I awake. But today I was sighing in the early morning darkness. “Ohhhhh….” I sighed, as I reluctantly got out of bed. “I...

July MCC

Not One Atom Opposes You… Monday, July 9th 5:00-6:00pm Mountain Time Join Ann-Marie to explore the trances we live in and how to make room for our BHAGs!* *Big Hairy Audacious Goals… (pronounced bee-hags) AKA the daunting and exciting goals that are ready to be...

Business Alchemy: Create Abundance & Live Your Vision

Offered this fall in a weekend format – three Saturday mornings, plus two weekday evenings. Join us in November to make some magic!

Upcoming Classes & Events

12:00 pm Writing, Creativity and The Mindful Coach
Writing, Creativity and The Mind...
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Writing, Creativity and The Mindful Coach
Based on the writing and teachings of author Albert Flynn DeSilver. Writing is one of the most powerful points of attention we have as human beings, and when we focus our attention toward the realms[...]
2:00 pm Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, ...
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth
It’s an exciting time to be alive — a time that requires listening deeply and speaking our truth. This class is about much more than improving your communication skills. It’s about living and coaching in an[...]
3:00 pm The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive...
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching is exclusively for student coaches, professional coaches, and clinicians to explore using EMDR to advance the goals of Coaching and Positive Psychology. This course will ask participants[...]
12:00 pm Mentor Coaching Group
Mentor Coaching Group
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mentor Coaching Group
Grow into your leading edge by being coached on your coaching. This group is exclusively devoted to student and credentialed coaches who want to develop their mindfulness practices and coaching skills for ICF credentialing – initial[...]


I have found this class and the information shared to be both mind opening and mind expanding.
Heidi GottliebTransitional Leadership Coach, CPC, ACC