Laurie Gerber is President of the Private Coaching Division of The Handel Group™ an international coaching company which specializes in teaching individuals to take focused and powerful action in every area of their lives. For the majority of her adult life, Laurie has been teaching and coaching adults and children in a variety of settings including lectures, discussion groups, seminars, classroom teaching, tutoring and one-on-one coaching. Passionate about personal development, Laurie has dedicated the last 10 years to coaching hundreds of individuals and leading groups at Kripalu Center, Esalen Institute, Equinox Fitness, Soho House, the JCC of Manhattan and Natural Health Magazine’s Women’s Wellness Weekends. She is also a contributing writer to Big Apple Parent, Businessweek's Coaching Corner and is a featured life coach on Vogue.tv. Public speaking, teleseminars, blogging, radio and TV are her current favorite modalities for bringing the Handel Method® to the world.