Restore . Empower . Transform - outside!



"If it's wild to your own heart, protect it. Preserve it. Love it. And fight for it, and dedicate yourself to it...

From Uncertainty to Courage and Clarity

Uncertainty and change have been a constant for many of us for a long time now. Being in this "in between" place of not knowing, of changed circumstances and strain is hard. Yet challenge and uncertainty also offer unprecedented opportunities--for our personal and professional growth, for exploring new ways of being, thinking and doing, for (re-) connecting with ourselves, others and the planet.

Would you like to turn challenge into opportunity? Move through change and uncertainty with more courage, confidence and calm? Create clarity and momentum for what's next--in your life, career and on your leadership journey?

Perhaps this is the perfect time...I'd love to connect and start exploring with you in a coaching chat or nature walk! (virtually distanced by phone/ zoom). You will walk away more clear, calm and confident, and with concrete action steps. Plus you boost your health and happiness by being in nature :)

During Covid-19 times, I offer complimentary sessions for new clients and reduced rates for coaching packages. Connect with me to find out more!

Well-being through Nature

Feeling stuck, stressed or alone? Wanting to elevate your energy and well-being? Longing for fresh air, movement and inspiration?

Then join us for a refreshing well-being & forest-bathing retreat, to re-connect with yourself, nature and others! By immersing ourselves in nature's elements and breathing fresh air, we clear our heads and inspire our hearts! Let the forest, the ocean and the mountains relax and re-energize you, and leave with a smile on your face :)


"Nourished by Nature" and "Walks on the Wildside": Virtual and in-person Forest-Bathing Retreats and Outdoor Circles. Partners include: UBC Botanical Garden, UBC Athletics/ Recreation and Vantage Point.

To inquire about upcoming sessions, or to arrange a private or group session, including for schools, please contact me.

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...It doesn't matter if it's wild to anyone else: if it's what makes your heart sing, if it's what makes your days soar like a hawk in the summer time, then focus on it...

Wild Outside, and Inside

I'm passionate about being active outdoors and exploring the wilderness outside and inside of us! Time and time again, I've found solace and empowerment in nature when I've faced personal, health and career challenges and change. My most favourite thing in the world is sharing my passion for the outdoors and for authentic, heart-based leadership. I'm a certified leadership coach, change management consultant and search and rescue leader with 15+ years of leadership development, strategy and planning experience in the health, education, sustainability and outdoor sectors.

Ready to Get Wild? 

I'd love to hear from you !

...Because for sure it's wild, and if it's wild, it'll mean you're still free no matter where you are." (Rick Bass)

"Isabel's style connects mind and body through nature. Isabel is open, curious and able to intuitively connect with her clients in a way that is so natural and supportive. I would highly recommend Isabel!" (Susan I.,  Seattle, WA)

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"I would recommend Isabel as a leader and guide for anyone that feels they could benefit from coaching but also for anyone who has no experience or may be new to the idea of coaching. A great coach for me and a great coach that the world needs more of. Thanks Isabel for all that you do!" (Neil  P. )

Corporate Services

I also offer corporate services, such as strengths-based leadership, team and organizational development as well as change leadership and change management support; workshop design and facilitation; program design and delivery; and strategic planning (including team vision, mission and values). I focus on organizations and teams who are agents for positive change.

Core areas and workshops include:

  1. Thriving through Change: navigate change and uncertainty with clarity and confidence
  2. Leading with Courage and Authenticity: cultivate courageous, strength-based leadership for positive change
  3. Boosting Well-Being: elevate health, happiness and success 
  4. Transforming Conflict: create respectful relations and productive collaborations

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“Isabel is a wonderful coach! Her caring, warm, non-judgmental presence allowed me to feel safe and comfortable sharing openly with her. She listened with her whole self and challenged me when I needed it. I would recommend coaching with Isabel. She helped me work through some personal and professional struggles and I am so grateful to have worked with her." (Jennifer Colligan Peters, PHR, ACC, Human Resources Manager, Certified Coach)

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