OUR COACHES

LIFE COACH – VINNETTE GIBSON

Vinny is a Certified Life Management Coach, with more than 10 years experience in the Behavioral Life Coaching and Group Facilitation and is equally passionate about both. Vinny’s aim is to coach individuals who wish to enhance their ability to successfully live a connected, passionate, purposeful life.

Vinny is originally from England, has lived in Canada, around the Calgary and now Cochrane area for almost 30 years. Vinny’s educational background also includes a Diploma as a Legal Assistant, a Degree in Theology, and a Certification in Career Development. Vinny is the owner of a home-based business in Cochrane called Sunflower Transitions Consulting. Vinny is also an Employment Workshop Facilitator on Contract for Alberta Industry & Employment.   Vinny is also one of the founders of The Cochrane Business Chicks Networking Group. Vinny loves the Cochrane lifestyle and small town familiarity of the area as it reminds her of her small town roots in the U.K.
Vinny’s clients include individuals, families, couples, children and adults (some with learning challenges such as FAS, ADHD and Aspersers). Also groups and smaller organizations seeking to improve company moral, team dynamics, productivity, inter-generational issues, reduce conflict, stress and absenteeism in the workplace.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHING

WELLNESS COACH – LINDA BOWEN

Linda Bowen is a certified, holistic nutritionist and has certification in many healing modalities including Ayruvedic medicine, Hawaiian Huna, Korean Dahn, 3-in1 Concepts and Re-Connective Healing, and has nutrition certificates from e-Cornell, David Wolfe and The Nutrition Institute, to name a few.

Linda is also a passionate environmental advocate, and mother of six. She has 25+ years in the natural health industry, including consulting, radio talk show host, health correspondent for television news, writer, and speaker along with owning her own successful organic cotton clothing company.
Linda’s passion is the impact our environment and lifestyle have on our health. She worked with an organic-cotton farming cooperative in India, assisted in projects to bring running water and septic systems to small village schools outside Delhi, and she’s dedicated to fair trade, wildlife and social initiatives around the globe. As a green consultant, she helps individuals and corporations find solutions that support our health and the future of our planet.