Lindsey Welch has been on staff at the Institute for Embodied Wisdom since 2006. Lindsey is a coach in the Institutes' Art of Leadership Mastery program and offers one-on-one coaching for individuals. Having graduated from Newfield Network's ontological coach training program and her deep involvement in the Art of Leadership Mastery program since its inception, Lindsey is strongly grounded in leadership, linguistics and somatic learning. She brings a tremendous competency in deep listening and coaches from a place of acceptance, joy, tenderness and inspiration. Her commitment to others and their growth and development is evidenced consistently through her passion and enthusiasm for other's success and happiness. Lindsey is married to her high school sweetheart, Justin and they have a four-year old daughter, Kennedy. Lindsey loves photography, art and travel and currently resides in her hometown of Ojai, Ca. Jonathan Love has a genuine, strong, sensitive presence and is extremely welcoming. Jonathan is well grounded in the field of somatics, ontology and leadership and serves as a coach in our signature Art of Leadership Mastery Program after a four year apprenticeship with Scott Coady. Jonathan Love has recently served as an executive with The Pachamama Alliance, a non-governmental organization in San Francisco, CA. He was a key member of the development team that created a multi-media educational symposium delivered by volunteers. In the first four years, over 2500 facilitators were trained to lead the symposium and over 100,000 people have attended. As the Founder and Senior Partner of Leadership for Social Change, Jonathan has been a practitioner of Organizational Transformation for over 25 years. He has assisted dozens of companies to develop leadership at all levels of the organization, ensuring that breakthrough results are accomplished by the people of the enterprise. Using a model of leadership that incorporates effective practices derived from diverse and eclectic sources, grounded in somatic, linguistic and emotional competence, Jonathan guides participants to discover and then realize commitments that have been suppressed and gone unfulfilled until now. Mark Bass has been an executive in various capacities in a wide range of not-for-profit enterprises and corporate settings, as well as a process analyst and coach to companies in the Real Estate and Financial Services industries. An avid student of Philosophy, language and communication, Mark uses his diverse background in combination with Action Workflow models to redesign clients core business processes to become more customer centric, remove silos and produce more engagement for those involved. Mark worked internationally from 1979 to 1993 in Europe, Southeast and Southwest Asia, East and Central Africa, forming longstanding relationships between EC, UN, ODA, private donor agencies and beneficiary organizations. Mark graduated the Newfield Network in 1994 as an ontological coach, and currently serves at the Senior Coach for the Institute for Embodied Wisdom’s Art of Leadership Mastery (ALM) program. Past consulting engagements include process analysis for Chicago Title, Western Division and related companies, including lead positions as Y2K Coordinator and Due Diligence Team Leader in assessing companies for acquisition. Mark developed workflow systems for homebuilders such as Morrison Homes, and was the co-author of an options management system for New Millennium Homes that generated record options profits for this luxury home builder. Mark may be reached via e-mail at: mark@embodiedwisdom.com Stell Anderson is known for her authentic warm presence, depth of listening, emotional intelligence and her clear communications. Stell is a Newfield Certified Ontological Coach (NCOC) and has been on faculty with Newfield Network as a Senior Coach, Tele-class Presenter and Trainer, since 2000. She holds a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) level Certification with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a communication specialist with emphasis on ontological coaching, training, facilitation, counseling and collaboration. Her 20 years of experience includes executives, managers, educators, couples and students. She brings tremendous competency in creating awareness through movement, language, moods and emotions, Identifying Master Assessments and Powerful questioning and coaches from a place of authenticity, openness and tenderness. Stell is a graduate of Boston University and the University of Stockholm, in which she holds a BS with emphasis on International Relations, a Graduate of Ontological Design Course, Newfield Network’s Ontological Coach Training, The Institute of Movement Psychology Five Rings Program and The Institute for Embodied Wisdoms signature Art of Leadership Mastery Program. She has learned from pioneer's in the field such as Fernando Flores, Julio Olalla and Dr. Stuart Heller. Stell is married, has two beautiful daughters, a Jack Russell Terrier and resides between Ojai, Ca. and New Hampshire. Kari Azuma graduated from The University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Sociology and has been devoted to the growth and development of individuals ever since. She has completed several years of post-grad education, including a nine-month coaching certification program at the prestigious Newfield Institute and fourteen-months of rigorous training in the somatic based Art of Leadership Mastery program at the Institute for Embodied Wisdom. Kari has coached executives and board members of influential non-profit organizations focusing on rain forest preservation and public health, as well as corporate and private clients. Kari's experience includes leading and facilitating Rites of Passage work in nature for individuals, assisting with life transition, leadership and personal growth. She completed her second year at the Art of Leadership Mastery Program as a Senior Student where she was a team leader for first-year students. She uses a unique style of coaching grounded in nature connection work, combined with leadership training that builds competency through linguistic distinctions, somatic practices and movement techniques. Through a comprehensive understanding of the interplay between body, language and emotions. Kari is an ally for those committed to a powerful future by guiding them through deep shifts in perspective and awareness, allowing for new actions to be taken in areas where it didn't previously seem possible.

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