Be the reason for others’ blossoming.

Our program will equip you with absolute confidence in your ability to empower others at the highest level of excellence.


 

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What sets us apart

Our ontological coaching methodology, the Being Coach™ Model, constitutes some of the most rigorous accredited coach training in the industry. Distilling timeless wisdom into universally applicable practices, our coaching approach addresses the human being at the level of who we truly are: the ever-present yearning to turn vision into action, to continually grow, and to live a life of purpose and contribution.

Learn to empower others at the highest level of excellence.


Radically transform your capacity to bring out the greatness in others, whether you wish to become a professional coach or apply coaching skills in your existing context.

Make a prosperous living, while leading the life you love.


Make a prosperous living, while leading the life you love.
Be paid to help others live the lives they are meant to live — while you do the same. Create a thriving coaching practice on your terms, while enjoying the time, money, and resources to do what you love.

Join a supportive community making this work a way of life.


You cannot coach a person past a point you have not yet gone yourself. Embark on one of the most spiritually enriching journeys of your lifetime — alongside a community of like-minded travelers.

What you will learn

Our Coach Training Program offers principles and practices that empower individuals, organizations, and communities to succeed with clarity, focus, ease, and grace. Whether you want to work as an organizational or executive coach, enhance your business consulting background, or become a life coach, our program will teach you to empower others to:


 
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    Recognize their core intentions and values.

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    Create plans and strategies to attain what they truly want.

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    Go beyond their preconceived limitations.

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    Take effective action toward their goals.

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    Realize these goals with clarity and ease.

 

What You Get

Our rigorous training contains 154 training hours, surpassing the 125 hours required for the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential by the International Coach Federation.

Four In-Person Core Courses

Face-to-face and rigorous, these four courses ensure maximum professional training in convenient and concentrated time periods. Discover a wealth of skills, techniques, and methods for fostering excellence in yourself and others.

Coach Certification Package (Virtual)

Our comprehensive certification package includes our premier coaching guide, a coaching skills masterclass, and virtual classes on the various aspects of being a professional coach, including ethics, business development, and working with clients in crisis.

1-on-1 Mentor Coaching

Receive two monthly 45-minute mentor sessions with a Professional Certified Coach who has 5-30+ years’ experience, in which you will gain invaluable support in the areas of coaching mastery, business development, and personal development.

Lifelong Access to Coach Community

Enjoy unlimited access to our virtual coach community, in which you may
benefit from the wisdom of a large and ever-growing network of students and graduates. Ask questions, share celebrations, and build lasting relationships for years to come!

Duration & Timeline

You may complete our program within 1-2 years, at the pace that works best for you. To provide you the absolute best experience as a student, we offer both a Summer Cohort and a Winter Cohort with whom you may begin your studies.



Our In-Person Core Courses

You can only coach another human being up to the point you have gone yourself. To be a masterful coach, therefore, you must first become exquisitely coachable, and undergo a lasting shift in the way you see and do things. Such a transformation is most effective through rigorous face-to-face training. Our Core Courses are:

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    Mastering Life's Energies

    Gain the tools and skills you need in order to unleash your innate resilience and creativity; see exactly how to create an environment of trust, collaboration, and empowerment everywhere you go; and learn to consistently move past your personal stopping points, so you may empower others to do the same. Learn more.

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    Empowering Life's Energies

    Move beyond the hidden biases that prevent you from being with others as they truly are; see how to be an empowering presence no matter what frustrations or doubts your client is experiencing; engage with people in the most difficult moments, without developing “compassion fatigue”; and discover new and empowering questions and techniques you can begin using with your clients immediately. Learn more.

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    Advanced Coaching

    Quickly discern and unpack the metaphors and viewpoints that are keeping a person “stuck;” get underneath the narrative, however convoluted, to “laser in” on the heart of the matter; joyously engage the “dance” of coaching, instead of ineffectively clinging to a “formula;” and employ a precise subset of language that elicits insight and action — with no need to “process.” Learn more.

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    The Art of Enrollment

    Learn how to present a vision in such a clear and inviting way that people see the opportunity for themselves, and choose to participate; discover your Core Transformation: a declaration of the difference you are here to make for people; and see how to enroll others in any personal or professional context, in order to successfully act upon a shared vision. Learn more.


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Which Track is Right for You?

Track I: Entrepreneurial Professional Coach

For aspiring and experienced executive, life, and leadership coaches who wish to develop or grow a private coaching practice. In this track, you are required to complete 125 hours of client coaching, 75 of which must be at a minimum charge of $25/hour and up to 50 of which may be pro-bono. Upon certification, you will be eligible for a professional credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF), the globally-recognized credentialing body of the coaching profession.

Track II: Organizational Coach

For people ready to develop coaching skills for organizational empowerment, whether you work directly as an internal organizational coach or wish to augment your private practice to include business or organizational clients. In this track, you will develop, apply, and evaluate a 50-hour coaching project that hones your skills and makes a difference in an organizational environment. This track does not lead you to an ICF credential, however it does earn you the title of Certified Coach through our Academy.

Our Sliding Scale:
No One Left Out

We stand for a world in which everyone is supported 100% and no one is left out, and our pricing reflects that commitment. We offer a suggested sliding scale to help people participate who otherwise couldn’t do so, and to help us share our work where it can do the greatest good.


Read below how it works

How It Works


We use an honor system, and don’t require you to disclose your income. We also honor that both expenses and income factor into your situation, so we ask that you discern the price truly right for you — whether that is below or above your suggested tier.

So that our work serves those who could not otherwise afford it, please invest the amount that is a “stretch” but not a hardship, factoring in your access to outside support (i.e. family and/or fundraising). Referring to the scale below, ask yourself:

 
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    What investment level would be comfortable for me?

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    What level would be a “stretch” but not a hardship — truthfully factoring in my access to outside support?

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    Am I willing to register at that level?


Choose Your Investment
 


Fundraising Support

Many of our students have successfully fundraised some or all of their tuition. If this interests you, view our resources here:

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Your Investment

We use an honor system, and don’t require you to disclose your income. If you haven’t yet, please scroll up to read how our pricing system works.

If you have NOT taken any courses with us, refer to the investment below. If you have taken courses with us, your investment will be lower (contact us for our details).

Gross Annual
Household Income
…OR Organizational Budget
(if your organization funds you)
Suggested Investment with
Single Payment (Best Deal)
Save 30% over à la carte AND
an extra 5% over a payment plan
Suggested Investment with
15-month Payment Plan
$90,000+ (all USD) $10,000,000+ $18,585 $13,400 $500 deposit + $900/month
$70,000 – $89,999 $4,000,000 – $9,999,999 $16,585 $12,200 $500 deposit + $820/month
$50,000 – $69,999 $1,000,000 – $3,999,999 $14,585 $10,600 $500 deposit + $700/month
$25,000 – $49,999 $0 – $999,999 $12,585 $9,000 $500 deposit + $590/month
$0 – $24,999 Not available $10,585 $7,400 $500 deposit + $480/month

Plus an additional $250/month paid to your Mentor Coach
You will be a student in this program from 12 to 24 months (most students graduate in an average of 18 months). You will pay $250/month directly to your Mentor Coach, for each month you are enrolled as a student. These fees are in addition to the tuition tier you select above.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Our Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) qualifies you for your Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential, and fulfills all educational requirements for your Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential — for which you will qualify upon gaining 500 hours of coaching experience.
All our faculty are Professional Certified Coaches (PCCs) with 5-30+ years’ experience in successful private and organizational coaching practices. You can learn more about our team here.
We stand for a world in which everyone is supported 100% and no one is left out, and our pricing reflects that commitment. We offer a suggested sliding scale to help people participate who otherwise couldn’t do so, and to help us share our work where it can do the greatest good. Learn more here.
We have between 1-3 dozen students participating at any given time. The number varies, because our students can join one of two “Cohorts” throughout the year, and complete the program at their own pace.
Our program offers a rich array of structured opportunities to practice coaching and get real-time feedback — both from fellow students and faculty. Opportunities to practice include:

– Our in-person Core Courses.
– A virtual, 12-session Coaching Skills Group.
– “Observed Coaching” with your Mentor Coach, in which you coach fellow students as well as your clients.
– Your Small Group of 3-4 fellow students, meeting to support each other on a regular basis.