I Tried Many Coaching Schools, But Finding MCS Was Like Finding Home

Dec 2, 2019

By Rosella Egione, PCC (new MCS graduate!)
Verona, Italy

As a mindfulness teacher and a graduate from two excellent coaching schools I still didn’t feel enriched nor even satisfied. I was ready and waiting for something new…something profound and yet loaded with a usable and practical path.

I waited a long time until I found MCS.

Then once enrolled I realized I was saying YES to being a coaching student once again and to my calling.

One of life’s greatest opportunities is to have appointments with our authentic selves to discover who we are. At MCS I am continually encouraged to understand the importance of knowing myself through honesty, trust and authenticity and, then, passing that on to my clients.

MCS has put together strong and diverse knowledges that allow me to work in the multilayered styles of mindfulness and somatic coaching.

Mindfulness Coaching is a true gift we give to ourselves and others. It is a powerful approach to awareness that I now incorporate into my individual and group sessions.

What surprised me most was the Somatic Coaching. Most of us have forgotten how to listen and follow our bodies’ guidance. At MCS I learned how our bodies continually speak to us with its’ intelligent wisdom and how invaluable they are in helping us make both ordinary and extraordinary decisions.

With the Mindfulness Coaching School I have integrated powerful channels of coaching. This enriching journey with the Mindfulness Coaching School is the beginning of something bigger!

1 Comment

  1. Audrey

    Well said Rosella! It was a pleasure to meet you in classes and sense how you work. I wish you well.

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