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Coaching SIG: May 2011

  • 03 May 2011
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 7400 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD


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Coaching SIG: Joint CBODN-ASTD SIG

Topic: Groundworks: Keeping Your Cool Under Daily Stressful Conditions

As a coach, how do you stay centered and allow your innate and powerful skills to make an impact when your clients and their world seem to be in turmoil?  In difficult situations do you respond by conscious choice or with a knee jerk reaction?  Aware of it or not, you always have a choice about how you respond.  Join us and experience analytical, attitudinal, behavioral, and physical practices that will help you make the choices that access more of your skill and capabilities. 

• Identify when you are centered (grounded) or off center; what triggers you; and how to get back to your
• Experience practices and exercises that help to ground you daily and when under stress.
• Know and feel what it’s like to be grounded and ready for peak performance.


Peggy Linden,  founder of Pangea Training & Development, is a creative artist, trained organizational development consultant, CranioSacral Therapist,  and life & business coach.  She has over 25 years’ experience helping clients get ‘unstuck’ and move forward to embody their lives as they envision.  She is a certified coach through the Coaches Training Institute.

Claudio Toyama, CEO & Change Facilitator, Solsten Group, LLC, is an accomplished Life and Business Coach, nurturing lasting transformations in individuals and communities. He works with people going through periods of deep questioning or life transitions, helping them to become unstuck, define their life path and achieve greater fulfillment.

Amy Lodge Mattison, an Integrative Bodyworker and Dancer, believes strongly in the power of physical movement to transform and heal the body. As a Licensed Massage Therapist she brings 11 years of experience resolving acute and chronic issues, and providing the many benefits of deep relaxation for the body and mind.

SIG Leader: David Lassiter (david@leadershipadvantage.com | 301-924-2936)

SIG Description:

This group is for those in the CBODN and/or ASTD community who are interested in enhancing their coaching skills and coaching business practices.

The purpose of the Coaching Special Interest Group (SIG) is twofold:

  • To provide a community where those interested in the coaching field can informally come together to discuss and share experiences
  • To provide a forum for learning new and/or different aspects of the evolving field of coaching

Our efforts are focused on serving the needs and interests of our coaching community. This is most often reflected in areas such as the Identification & Discussion of Tactical and Strategic Coaching Issues; Learning & Sharing of Coaching Models, Techniques, Tools and Strategies; Exploring Ethical and Boundary Issues; Enhancement of Knowledge; and Identification and Sharing of Resources.

Who would benefit from attending: Those in the CBODN and/or ASTD community who are interested in enhancing their coaching skills and coaching business practices.

Meeting Frequency:  First Tuesday of each month

*Note: The Coaching SIG does not meet in June, July, or August*

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Bethesda Library
7400 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD

For additional information and directions to the library go to www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.


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