Gaia’s Essence 9th Annual Womens Wellness Conference

Join us on September 2 to Gain Insight – Get Feedback – Reset Goals.

TLG will be offering 15 minute laser coaching sessions at the upcoming Gaia’s Essence Women’s Wellness Conference.

Get coached by the best. To grab a slot early, register here: GEWWC

Conference Agenda & Program

Read below to learn about the coaching team.

Farnia Fresnel, MBA, PMP, CPCC, ACC

Managing Director, The Lenserf Group

With two decades of experience across multiple business verticals & operational responsibility greater than $65M, Farnia led many high profile business transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 firms. Farnia now heads The Lenserf Group where she inspires companies to grow strategically, with stronger leaders, faster, small businesses to adopt solid process and a "long view“ and groups of entrepreneurs & driven individuals to reset perspectives on their capabilities.

With an innate ability to listen to what you are really saying (and hear what you are afraid to say), through workshops, facilitation, and hands on engagement, she actively challenges her clients not only to envision and own their stories but also to get in motion.

Farnia holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, a BS in Engineering from The University of Pennsylvania, professional certificates in project management (PMP), international business & international relations, coach certification from the International Coach Federation and The Coaches Training Institute and she is a Myers-Briggs practitioner.

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Gerri Bostick, CPCC, SHRM - Executive & Leadership Coach

Gerri Feemster Bostick, former Chief Human Resources Officer at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation SVP/CHRO at Ann, Inc. and advisor at  White House Black Market, is a skilled talent management consultant and executive coach.  She has a diverse background in fast moving, demanding environments where growth has been the mantra.  

Gerri's passion lies in coaching and developing leaders and she has spent her career in organizations focusing on leadership impact and understanding how it drives organizational success. Her work with a wide range of senior executives helped to propel many of them to the senior most positions as well as some to the CEO level. 

Gerri has a B.A. in Psychology from Winthrop University, an M.A. in French from Atlanta University, and has completed graduate courses at the NYU School of Business. She received her certificate in Strategic Human Resource Management from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Business Administration and her CPCC (Certified Professional Coactive Coach) credentials from CTI, the Coaches Training Institute. She is also certified as an MBTI (Myers Briggs) facilitator, a Six Sigma HR White Belt, and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. Gerri is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Financial Women’s Association (FWA) of New York.For more information go to:

Carrie Spaulding, PCC - The Thirty Something Coach

An expert coach and facilitator, Carrie helps people create the relationships, careers, and lives they want. With her dynamic, engaging spirit, Carrie helps clients move from "thirty-WHAAAT?!" to "thirty-WOW!". Whether you're looking to change careers, find a partner, make a big move, or thrive in your current career and relationships, Carrie is ready to support you. A Professional Certified Coach accredited by the International Coach Federation, Carrie brings a host of tools and a breadth and depth of experience to her work with clients.

In addition to private coaching, Carrie facilitates powerful group trainings and events. Workshops come alive as Carrie, a professional improv artist and former educator, helps organizations, teams, and individuals achieve their professional and personal goals with her creative, experiential, and outside-the-box approach. Carrie leads seminars with warmth, passion, and humor, and leaves participants armed with improved skills, new tools and strategies, and a feeling that professional development was never this much fun!For more information go to

Dona Rutowicz, LCSW and Coach - The Divorce and Relationship Coach

Dona Rutowicz experienced firsthand the painful end to a marriage. She’s had to make decisions — and made mistakes — about how to support herself and her family as she managed the turbulent waters of divorce. Dona’s proprietary program Divorcing Gracefully™ evolved from her own experience. It equips divorcing or divorced women with the tools and resources they need to improve their emotional well-being, fully engage in healthy interpersonal relationships, build resiliency, and improve problem-solving skills.

Dona is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social worker, a Certified New York State Business Advisor, a seasoned leadership trainer, and life coach. Dona has spent the past two decades studying and teaching leadership, career development, success, happiness and personal awareness. She created The Leadership Matrix©, program which focuses on developing supervisory, organizational, and communication skills for middle managers enabling them to become conscious leaders. Dona currently is the Clinical Director of A New Day Counseling LCSW, PLLC where she and her team help people with relationship issues, anxiety and depression through counseling and coaching.For more information go to:

Deborah Kevin - Tell Your Story and Make it Count

Deborah Kevin (key-vin) is a word alchemist. She works with women to record their precious stories so that they can positively impact the world by claiming their space. She helps them confidently sparkle on the page by leading workshops, coaching, and ghostwriting.

Deborah is the current assistant editor of Inspired Life Publishing and the former online editor of the art and literary journal, Little Patuxent Review. She is a graduate of the Stanford University Online Writing Program, where she wrote her first novel, Finding Grace (currently under revision).

Her passion for travel is exceeded only by the love of her family. You can often find her hiking the trails near her Maryland home as she prepares to tackle the next leg of the Camino de Santiago de Compostella.For more information go to:

Stacey Dorf - Professional Life Coach - Health and Active Living

Stacey Dorf, a California native, health enthusiast, and former music industry executive, is the owner of Stacey Dorf Coaching. After packing up the house in LA, she hopped in an RV, and with husband, Mark, daughter, Sydney, golden retriever, Sasha, and goldfish, Rosa, in tow, she relocated to New York. Her goal is to inspire others to find a "Soul Focus" that will propel them to embrace change and into a better state of existence.

Over her career she built industry connections and served in various senior level roles at Geffen Records, Premiere Radio Networks, Electra Records, and J Records working with artists such as Guns N Roses, Nirvana, Aerosmith, The Black Crows, Alicia Keyes, Busta Rhymes, and O-Town. She later launched a personal fitness studio called Fitness Placement.

She is a CTI Trained Professional Life Coach and holds a BS in Business from Long Beach University. She has been able to combine the focus mastered in the music industry with life altering motivation mastered as Owner of Fitness Placement into her work as a coach.For more information: [email protected]

Maria Marshall - Professional Life Coach

Are you ready to achieve your dreams? Find fulfillment and peace? Finally ask for what you need and go after what you want? Maybe you need a little help finding direction or getting started? Some encouragement along the way and someone to believe in you, cheer for you? Need someone to be accountable to? Or maybe you are going through or contemplating a change in your life - changing jobs, moving, relationships?

Maria Marshall does not just talk about “it”, she does it. Having emigrated from St. Petersburg, Russia, alone, at the ripe age of 17, she overcame many challenges... Each of her successive wins lead her to conquer her biggest fear… of heights. Maria is a skilled rock climber and regularly travels the world, conquering new heights. Having built a dynamic career in the tech industry with industry leading firms like Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Turn, Maria, a CTI certified coach, challenges her clients to be innovative, take risks and lead in their lives as well.

Maria holds her coach certification from the Coaches Training Institute and a BS in Finance from San Jose State University.For more information go to: