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

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...

June MCC: Self-Differentiated Leadership

Monday, June 11th Hosted by Meg Hess, ACC, D. Min. Self-Differentiated Leadership What does it mean to be an effective leader? How might we help our clients discover new ways they can lead (in their families, at work, in the world) with less stress and more clarity?...

Prospective Student Call

Join MCS Founder & Director Ann-Marie McKelvey for a 30-minute Q&A session to learn more about what we offer and where to begin! Tuesday, May 22nd 2:00-2:30pm Mountain Time See your time zone Click here to register for the call on Zoom! Email...

Credentialing Q&A Call

A 30-minute call, with Brittany, devoted to gaining clarity around the credentialing process. Come with any questions about our classes and the requirements involved in becoming credentialed as a coach. Offered exclusively for current MCS students. Thursday, May 31st...

Thinking Triangles in Coaching

Years ago, when I was leaving a position I’d been in for almost ten years, I was given an interesting gift at my going away party: a triangle. You know, the musical instrument in the shape of a triangle. This simple instrument is a part of the percussion...

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Upcoming Classes & Events

1:00 pm Mentor Coaching – Group
Mentor Coaching – Group
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 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[...]
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[...]


I very much appreciated and enjoyed the content of this class (The Dynamic Trio). I was using concepts and techniques Ann Marie shared with my clients the day after training. I loved, loved, loved the inclusion of mindfulness in the training and in the concepts. I strongly believe that psychology and spirituality are synergistic disciplines that Ann Marie weaves together masterfully.