As you set out on your Authenticity Road, we offer a compass for helping you navigate to your true north. We can help you define your path, stay on track, and move forward to your best self.
Is coaching right for you?
We believe almost anyone can benefit from coaching, regardless of current challenges or level of success. After all, we could all use someone to hear us out and hold us accountable. So what can you expect from coaching sessions with us? After our work together you will:
How does it work?
The work starts by creating a safe space. Each session begins with a grounding meditation and maintains a baseline of relaxation throughout. We use a bottom-up approach with an emphasis on somatic coaching. This helps you forge a deeper connection with your total experience — your bodily sensations, emotions, and subconscious. In this state, you are better able to discover your truths and address past wounds.
What is Somatic Coaching?
Somatic coaching simply means that we focus on your body. We have more often than not been trained to use our minds to analyze, problem solve, and think our way through life. This creates a disconnect between our felt experience and our understood experience. Spending more time in our heads helps us to be effective performers and problem solvers, but typically also point us towards stress, anxiety, and difficulty managing our emotions. Without anyone modeling how to connect and express our felt experience, we tend to live strictly in the linear and logical world of understanding, and never allow our bodies the chance to process and release how we feel in the moment.
With 1-on-1 somatic coaching, we work with men to re-establish connection to their felt experience. We focus on being mindful of our felt experience and what it's telling us, and allow the body to lead. Once this connection is established, we work using those tools to process what comes up and what feels like is holding you back from attaining your higher self. We do not problem solve or "fix" your experience. Instead, we track and help maintain your felt connection and lead you to a place that has the answers to your questions. Typically there is an abundance of fear and doubt involved as what is discovered with these coaching sessions is not always rational or logical, and fear around much in life leads to a freeze response. We will help you feel comfortable in the face of fear. Just as we discovered for ourselves in our own ways that when we stop trying to control what happens, we make space for what already wants to happen.
We work in 60- or 90-minute weekly sessions where we ask three things from you:
Your privacy helps create the safe space.
From start to stop our sessions are strictly confidential. If we takes note or ask to record your session, this is simply to maintain focus and trajectory toward your goals. All notes remain private, and we will never record your session without your permission.
We are certified.
Ettore and Jordan are graduates of the EVRYMAN Foundations Training program and are EVRYMAN-certified facilitators and coaches. Ettore is currently pursuing Internal Family Systems circle-level training through the IFS Institute to become an IFS-Informed practitioner.
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I am a 36-year-old male who is working to improve my life in all aspects. With this in mind, I had the opportunity to work with Ettore as a coach, and the experience was excellent. Ettore made me feel comfortable at all times, even when stepping outside of my comfort zone. He has a way of bringing the most positive experience out of what I was going through and making me see how vulnerability can really help me become my true self. I was able to connect with Ettore during every session on many different levels and subjects and felt that our time was being used most productively.
I highly recommend Ettore as a coach if you are trying to improve your life in any way, as I believe he has all the tools to help any willing person to succeed.
Absolutely loved my coaching sessions with Jordan. He has the unique ability to listen carefully, ask relevant questions, and allow whatever comes up to guide the session. Since working with Jordan, I have been able to slow down and tune into what my body is telling me. I have learned to accept whatever and however I am feeling as perfectly okay. Very excited and grateful to keep working down this growth path with him!
Working with Ettore has allowed me to deepen into spots of resistance and rigidity around internalized blocks I have inadvertently held onto for years. Ettore's demeanor feels heartfelt, authentic, and inviting — which are instrumental traits for me in establishing trust when exploring new edges of vulnerability. In essence, his feedback is less advice-oriented and more encouraging of self-discovery through thoughtful questions and prompts in the moment.
I have noticed how I am more at ease dropping into social and professional conversations where fear, shame, and guilt previously took rein. My time with Ettore is definitely helping me grow as a human and the leader I desire to embody.
After group work I felt it only uncovered the tip of the iceberg. Once I had one on one sessions with Jordan I felt like I was able to dig deeper which brought more clarity to how I felt emotions and how I would react to them.
Since the one on one sessions I can say with confidence that I am much more able to recognize my emotions that arise and what activates them and by doing so I feel I react to situations from a grounded perspective.
When I first started working with Jordan I was unsure what if anything there was to learn about myself that I didn't already know. Jordan let our sessions move at their own pace and let them go wherever I wanted to take them. He was adept at asking the right questions at the right time to keep me focused on feelings in my body and taking them deeper to see where they led to. He helped me discover unprocessed emotional traumas from my middle school years that still reside buried within me and affect how I interact socially today. It was a connection I had never thought about before and would likely not have come to on my own, but it has given me an awareness of it that I can now begin to process those things so that I can move on from them.
Ettore has been a superb coach and navigator for me along this patch of highway on my winding journey towards authenticity and wholeness. He holds me accountable and encourages me to stretch against my comfort zone in concrete ways each week, and yet he is exceptionally gentle and patient in our work together. This work often involves bushwhacking through some difficult, occasionally scary regions of the heart and psyche, and you couldn’t ask for a more skillful, compassionate guide. If you want to go deep, he’s there every step of the way. If you just want help working through some logistics in your life, in your relationships or career, for example, Ettore always has pragmatic, empathic wisdom to offer. I feel so lucky to have found him!
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