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Ruby Orcott

Community Building Through MCS

By Ruby Orcutt (Derby, NY), Senior MCS Student One year ago I was looking for inspiration. My career was at a certain point, but my expectations were much higher. Then I bumped into Mindfulness Coaching School, and it felt like inspiration had knocked at my door. Being a student of MCS has been one of […]

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My Journey

By Dalida Turkovic, PCC (MCS Alumna and founder of the Beijing Mindfulness Centre) Some years ago, close to a decade now, I began learning from my coach and mentor Ann-Marie McKelvey. Through her coaching I learned how to use the present moment awareness to identify the next steps and actions. From Ann-Marie’s coaching I found […]

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From Russell

Since finishing my classes at Mindfulness Coaching School, I’ve been working with clients to build hours toward Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach Certification. Many of my current clients have come from the student-led Client Pool, which has been an invaluable resource outside of MCS. My wife and I own a yoga studio here in Reno, […]

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Coaching, you say?

When I started working with Ann-Marie in 2015, I asked her, “So, what exactly do you do as a coach?” Her answer stuck with me: “I help people remember how amazing they are.” Coaching is a big, deep, creative, and connective practice. It’s as rich and vast as you are willing to be. The process […]

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No Guts, No Glory!

Remember when you were younger? Jumping over rocks, ditches, puddles and streams? Jumping off the swing? Jumping into adventures? Remember the feelings of excitement? Of wonder? Of just doing it because it was the next thing? Failing was not in the equation. It was all about the spaciousness of exploring life. Those giggles were fun! […]

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Return To Stillness

If you find yourself asking, “How can I  stay consistent with my meditation practice?” Here are a few things to try… • Dedicate a Space – If your chair or cushion is always set, it will be much easier to arrive, and ego will have one less excuse to lean on. Make your space comfortable and […]

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The Simplicity of Zen

I did it! I met the deadline yesterday!

Or… did I? Mac brainstormed another way to hold and apply the brush. Lydia advised which type of canvas was best and why. Brittany gave me protected space. T-Bird showed me the Aisle of Iridescence. David reminded me to unplug. Totally. Dr. Sam (aka Simmone) coached me to get to the other side. Catherine rephotographed […]

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