Move. Bloom. Thrive. Leslie has turned her passion for these three words mingled with dynamic creativity to accent her professional journey. With 20+ years combined health and wellness, educational administration, writing, community engagement, interpretive/lyrical dance instruction, and group/certified personal fitness trainer experience, Leslie specializes in wellness, personal life growth and leadership/career coaching.
An ACC-credentialed member of the International Coach Federation, with an M.A. in Business/Arts Administration, she partners with coach-ready clients using creative and somatic-centered approaches for their journey toward gaining powerful clarity, balance and forward-motion life and career outcomes. Leslie's coaching training was through the ICF-approved Certificate in Transformative Life Coaching training program through Western Seminary. She created Pivotal Turns Coaching and Wellness, through which she provides her clients with a safe, trusting platform from which they can confidentially leap into their path toward optimal health and wellness, a more thriving professional career, or to sustain a flow of life-long personal development and legacy building.
Leslie is a vibrant Go4Life Program Partner, (National Institute on Aging, Washington, DC), co-chair of the Active Access Collaborative of San Mateo County and also a wellness community partner with the Sequoia Healthcare District.
She also is a strong advocate for anti-human trafficking efforts and serves, through her wellness and coaching, with local organizations who provide survivor-centered programs and services.
An East Coast native, Leslie lives in the SF Bay Area with her husband.
Favorite Quote: "The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes