Claude Tranchant is a Brisbane (Australia) woman who at the age of 64 walked, on foot, alone, with a 14 kg backpack across France and Spain, along the St James' Way, commonly known in Spain as the 'Camino' and lived 100 days to the rhythm of her footsteps though she had never trekked before. Claude was born in Aix-les-Bains (France) in 1946. At the age of 33, she migrated with her little family to Australia. Thirty-three years later, on that day, she launched her first book ‘Boots to Bliss’ which is among the Best Selling books. It has been nominated by Vocal Media one the 6 books to read to inspire you to walk the Camino De Santiago. In 2016, at the age of 70, Claude walked the Larapinta Trail, Northern Territory (Australia), then in 2017 launched the Australian Premier of English Movie “Looking for Infinity: El Camino” as well as trekking in Nepal, Poon Hill trail, and reached the altitude of 3,210 metres. In 2018, at the age of 72, she walked for a documentary, about the Camino Frances, called “Camino Skies” with four New-Zealanders, two Australians, plus three members of the crew. Here is a bit of her story and the experience of having this kind of adventure.
Karen Putz is known as “The Passion Mentor.” She helps people unwrap their passion at any age so they can have more joy, fun, and adventure in their life. Karen was born with normal hearing and grew up hard of hearing, the result of a gene that existed in her family for five generations. Karen became deaf from a fall while barefoot water skiing as a teen. At the age of 44, she started walking on water again, becoming the only deaf woman to compete in barefoot water ski competitions. Karen is the author of multiple books, including “Unwrapping Your Passion, Creating the Life You Truly Want.” www.agelesspassions.com
Shelly Dax is an artist, tattooer, author and teacher. She also embraces the nickname 'fierce Pollyanna' because she is a rebel and a creative misfit, but with a positive and sunny disposition. Shelly, who lives in the state of Oregon, in the US, has been an artist since childhood and has always craved a free and adventurous life filled with creativity. She feels fortunate to live a flexible and artsy lifestyle, while pursuing her next big dream of a tattoo sisterhood revolution.
As a practitioner of the Healing Arts and Sacred Wisdom Keeper, Silfath Pinto has spent the last 10 years traveling the world and supporting individuals in stepping into their brilliance and becoming happiness alchemists. She creates transformational experiences through her LuminEssence process, a unique fusion of Body Energetics, Shamanic Healing, and Cellular Reprogramming, which fosters deep shifts at a cellular level, clearing wounds, patterns and beliefs that are preventing us from living to the fullest of our potential. Her clients have experienced beautiful paradigm shifts: from changing jobs to starting a new career, from letting go of past hurt to moving to a new city, from meeting their soulmate to improving relationships, from losing weight to flourishing in radical self-love. They call Silfath an energy shifter, a soul whisperer and magic maker.
Kami Guildner believes women’s voices matter. She is a connector. A storyteller. A business coach for women. Kami’s entrepreneurial journey was sparked by the breath of a horse over a decade ago. This magical epiphany moment led Kami to discover her purpose of leading changemaker women to give voice to their most important messages and create a ripple effect of worldly impact. Kami weaves soulful-inspiration into mindful business strategies, helping her clients up-level their business. With decades of leadership, marketing, strategic planning and business growth expertise, Kami guides her clients to master their marketing, money and mindset. Kami’s soulful spirit leads her clients to unleash their magical manifestation powers and live out loud fuelled with vitality and courage. She is the founder of Extraordinary Women RadioTM – a podcast featuring wildly successful women making an impact on the world. Kami is the author of Firedancer: Your Spiral Journey to a Life of Passion and Purpose.
Margy Feldhuhn is the co-owner of Interview Connections, the first and leading podcast booking agency. Margy and her business partner Jessica lead an in-house staff of 13 employees in their Rhode Island office, and have successfully scaled the agency to 7 figures. Margy joined the company in 2016 as a contractor, becoming the first employee in 2017 and equal co-owner by 2018. She has helped to quickly scale the business by designing and implementing systems to increase revenue, streamline operations and achieve the highest quality client experience. Margy has taken on a creative role in the agency as well, co-hosting and producing podcast and video content for the company. Margy is active in animal rescue and organised a yearly fundraiser called Art for Animals. In 2019 she was recognised for her efforts with a ‘Humane Heroes ’award. When she’s not busy rescuing pets in need, you can find her listening to true crime podcasts or strolling around town with her blind Maltese, Harold.
Pip Coleman grew up in a small town in Tasmania and she desperately wanted to see the rest of the world. So, she started travelling overseas at 23 years old and couldn’t stop. It opened her eyes. She’d never seen poverty and wealth in their extremes and her experiences helped her learn to be humble. She loved the freedom and the possibilities that travel offered and working on cruise ships for six years was one of her highlights. From these experiences she discovered how to get more out of life. As well as Reiki, Pip offers other treatments that are nurturing, valuable, fun, and easy and feels that her clients can gain value from the trials and successes of her life. She loves to teach that limits are only put on us by ourselves and to trust our intuition – it never fails!
From a career that included being accepted into the Queensland Conservatorium of Music to being employed as the Queensland Manager for Musica Viva Australia Anne-Louise Underwood decided to work with her husband who is a software developer. In this role, she worked in the text messaging side of the business, growing the customer base from allied health practices to include a broad range of small to medium businesses of all types who use text messaging for customer service and marketing. Their latest piece of software, MemBo Noticeboard, was created from the lived experience of supporting her 90 year old mother to live independently in the face of the onset of Alzheimer’s Dementia with the accompanying issues around memory, confusion and an inability to manage day to day activities without support. The Noticeboard was so effective that they decided to help others by commercialising the software and they are now actively marketing it to individuals and families affected by dementia, acquired brain injury and other disabilities, and to organisations operating in this sector.
Jacqueline Nagle is a high school dropout and experienced homelessness as a teenager. She is also a woman who has forged a successful career, dependent on redefinition, evolution & left of centre thinking. For 15 years Jacqueline has successfully trained consultants, professionals, business owners, executives and the C-Suite in speaking, sales, presenting, core messaging, negotiating and positioning, before turning her attention more specifically to the craft of speaking in early 2017. With a diverse career crossing professional services, mining services, civil construction, manufacturing, industrial relations Jacqueline has used speaking-centric strategies extensively to launch, pivot and manage both multiple-8-figure) growth and crisis across all of those organizations. Beyond all of this Jacqueline has been called a down & dirty strategist & loves it. Obsessed with the power of words her driving philosophy is wrapped up in her core business brand–SpeakableYOU. Because the only thing that matters to Jacqueline is that YOU are ABLE to SPEAK with strength to create a position of power & influence to drive the results YOU want.
Kym Cousins is an author, speaker & qualified coach who helps business owners, entrepreneurs and sales leaders to overcome the fear of selling, gain the skills to grow business with authenticity and trust and to tap into their heart-led values. She helps her clients uncover their natural strengths in order to feel natural, confident, motivated at ease in all business interactions and gain the confidence to promote their expertise with the world. Kym’s passion and expertise in enabling success and developing people in the areas of sales, marketing, communication and leadership stems from over 20 years of sales leadership roles in the corporate sector, where she led teams in some of the world’s most recognisable IT brands across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and North America. Kym draws on her background as well as the use of evidence based psychometric assessments, to train, coach and mentor her clients to deliver predictable business growth. Kym recently release her book - ‘Selling with Heart’ which is available from: Amazon, Audible and directly from Kym’s website: www.kymcousins.com