Erin Banda, ACC, NBC-HWC
I am a trained ontological life and health coach with a passion for supporting men and women to create a life they truly love. I was inspired to become a coach after healing my own emotional and physical issues through food and self-care. I realized that my life and mindset were getting in the way of my health, and ultimately it was up to me to take responsibility for both.
Through 25 years of experience in the legal and non-profit worlds, I understand the challenges of maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle while juggling work and family. My education and training is listed below, but my most impactful and meaningful education has been the collection of my life experiences: navigating my own career confusion, balancing equally loud callings to be the best mother possible while continuing to follow my own life purpose, divorce, debt, health challenges including depression, re-marriage and co-parenting. These experiences have taught me powerful lessons that I’ve leveraged to create the life of my dreams. These are also the skills that I draw from to truly understand and partner with you to transform your life.
Many of us are on a personal journey, searching for that balance between our responsibilities in the world and our innate need to nurture and express our true selves. I found my meaning and purpose through my trainings, the coaching I receive, and a dedication to life-long inquiry and personal mastery. I am now honored to support you.
Erin is a certified Quantum Coach as well as being a graduate of the Accomplishment Coaching Coaches’ Training Program, The Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Clark University.
Gail Haun, MS, MCC, BCC, NBC-HWC
Founder of Potential Unlimited and co-founder of Ideal Health Partners, Gail specializes in personal, life and wellness coaching as well as providing training and consulting services to physician, dentist and counseling office interested in integrating wellness into their practices at a higher level.
Gail is a certified personal and professional life coach from Coach Training Institute in San Francisco and is master credentialed in coaching with the International Coaching Federation.
Gail also has her masters in nursing from the University of Colorado with an emphasis in education, and leadership. Serving as Senior Nurse Executive in acute care, she pioneered many innovative delivery systems that fostered collaborative practice, early empowerment models for health care practitioners.Gail works in private practice with adults who are seeking a more balanced, fulfilling life. Among her areas of expertise are leadership development, creating a passionate life, financial health to wealth, career/life transitions, mind-body health and wellness.
Gail inspires everyone to awaken to their souls potential and through opening hearts, she creates a place for healing, reframing beliefs and releasing emotions stuck in memory and cells. She has trained extensively as a medical intuitive who is able to scan areas of blockage and facilitates an environment for the body to restore to harmony. Her gentle, compassionate way invites curiosity and new possibilities to make lasting change in ones life.
A creative being devoted to the practice of looking at life through the lens of love. She has experienced adversity, uncertainty and had her share of life challenges. Donna experienced self judgement and the burdens and limitations that go with it. She approached a fork in the road and realized that while she could not control outer circumstances, she could definitely choose self compassion and the willingness to find a blessing in EVERY circumstance. She knows that self compassion and LOVE are aspects of the Highest Self.
Donna’s mission is to mirror love, freedom and light. She points the way so you can make that choice. Her passion is holding space for those who seek personal growth and expansion. She provides a loving, safe environment for those who are tired of feeling held back by old beliefs and “shoulds”.
Donna offers her clients many experiential tools for thriving through her company, I'm Living Loving Laughing, including retreats, Soul Nourishment Coaching, inspirational books, art, and fashion. Donna’s Online Yoga Church is one of the new budding memberships. Donna facilitates Spirit through Akashic Record Consultations, so you can find YOUR version of freedom, peace, joy and possibilities.
Donna is the mom of 2 young men and lives in the blue ridge mountains of western North Carolina with David, her amazing husband of 29 years, her dog “J” and wild cat “Friday.”
Donna is a Certified Quantum Coach.
Nell Mason, CHC
Nellie is a spiritual lifestyle & wellness coach and educator whose focus is to help others create harmony, peace, and happiness in their lives.
As an ardent student of life and spiritual seeker, she has come to understand that everyone has the tools within them to find true joy by practicing Simple Awareness each day. It is this awareness, combined with spirituality, common sense, and daily inspiration that elevates us to a level within our lives where we can answer our true calling.
Over the last 14 years, she has dedicated herself to helping others achieve their goals and ambitions. For eight of those years, she owned and operated two fitness centers and succeeded in actively encouraging scores of women to transform their lives for the better.
Still, Nellie was seeking even deeper ways to work with her clients and continued on a path of what she calls “living on purpose” which has become for her the antidote to the overwhelmed, stressful and disconnected lives we often find ourselves unconsciously living.
What emerged from this experience was the creation of a 100-day Mindfulness practice designed to help those who are craving re-connection with self and spiritual life along with more clarity of mind and purpose. The Quantum Gong™ is offered as part of the Quantum Coaching Soul-Centered Self-Care™ programming.
In addition to her private coaching practice, Nellie also holds space and is the Support Specialist for our Quantum Coaches’ Community and Quantum Coaches in training. She lives mindfully and consciously in Petersburg, NY with her husband and two children.
Nellie is a certified Quantum Coach.
Susan Reade MA, NBC-HWC
Susan Reade is a Certified Health and Nutrition Coach and busy mother of two.
As a working mom, Susan understands how challenging it can be to juggle family life, career, and other important relationships. As a cancer survivor, she is intimately aware of how life can change in an instant. These experiences have inspired and underscored her commitment to live a life of purpose, connection, mindful awareness, and accept the challenge of stepping outside of her comfort zone and being open to possibility.
She works with individuals who are ready to make self-care non-negotiable and unveil the best versions of themselves through managing stress, making more nourishing and nurturing food and lifestyle choices, and gentle accountability, infused with a big dose of self-compassion! Susan leads workshops and retreats on nutrition and self-care, as well as offering individual and group health and nutrition coaching. She is also a mentor coach/trainer for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition from whom she also had the honor of receiving the prestigious IIN Health Leadership award in 2012.
Susan’s interests include involvement with her local immigrant /refugee community, through teaching language and career readiness skills, and counseling individuals on overcoming barriers. She aims to approach her coaching practice with a “beginner’s mind” and is trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction as well as undergoing training in motivational interviewing.
Susan is a certified Quantum Coach.
Mela Stevens, CHC, RYT, NBC-HWC
Mela is a nutrition and wellness counselor and writer. She works with individuals and groups around the country using Integrative Wellness Education and a great sense of humor to help them create better life balance.
Her specialties include assisting others in finding ways to manage stress and maintain overall strong health by looking at areas that may be off-balance including the environments of home, office, body, mind and spirit.
She has turned her own natural love of organizing into a De-Junking™ system that can help clients cut through the clutter of their living spaces and their lives.
Mela works virtually or on-site with a highly energized and individualized program that keeps people focused, on track, and accountable with amazing results.
In her own experience in this work, releasing clutter has consistently opened up space for so much more to enter and helps clients get unstuck from many other areas of their lives.
In addition to private practice, Mela teaches workshops in Manhattan and in upstate New York, as well as leading teleclass and email groups around the country on topics including but not limited to Organizing for What You Want to Accomplish, Restorative Yoga and Stretch and Meditation, and seasonal body detoxification and cleansing.
She has been a wellness coach and educator at IBM and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield among other corporations, at various regional spas and fitness centers, and universities including Vassar and Bard colleges. Mela has also been a Whole Foods and Wellness Contributing Editor to Boomer-Living.com. She holds a BA from Long Island University and is also a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.
Mela is currently completing her first book, Your Whole Body Works, addressing how eating whole foods and balancing other key areas of life support optimal functioning and health. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York where you find her out walking most mornings.
Mela is a certified Quantum Coach.