Life Coaching
&
Mentorship

My passion is collaborating with you to live the  life You desire, where you awaken to your authentic self and greatest potential: 

As a Life Coach for Personal Development, I am committed to helping others live life to their fullest potential.  I offer efficient Transformational Life Coaching for Women.  I’ve been doing this work for over 26 years, and would love to use that experience to work with you to:

  • Design and create the life you desire.
  • Move through a transition to the next phase of life with clarity and purpose.
  • Cultivate peace and presence in your body and in your life.
  • Step in to your power, voice and confidence.
  • Uncover and life your true essence and purpose in this world.

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Ocean Dreaming by Frank McKenna

Why should I hire a Life Coach?

Let’s be honest.  Life can be a struggle at times, overfilled, unpredictable, uncontrollable. However, one of my guiding principles is:  Life is painful at times, suffering is optional.”  It is not what happens in life that impacts us the most, it is how we respond to what happens that determines our current experiences and sets the course for our future, over and over again.

While friends and family can provide support and community during challenging times, a Life Coach is completely invested in your future, dedicated to you creating the life you desire and reaching goals you set for yourself.  And they do this without being invested in how it impacts them.  Although it is a collaboration, it is  a relationship created for You, the client, working with your agenda, your values, your wishes for what you want in your life.  Now THAT is a powerful alliance.

What is Online Life Coaching?

Coaching is actually most effective when done by phone or video conference.  There are a number of reasons for this (see FAQs Page), but regardless…An Online Life Coach works by telephone or through any number of video conferencing tools (Skype, Facetime, Google Chat…).  No commute.  No tight scheduling.  And you can wear your pajamas to your sessions if you want to!

What is Mentoring and how does it differ from Coaching?

Mentoring is basically a longer term professional relationship where the Coach has particular expertise she shares with the client.  I mentor women to unearth and activate their deepest, truest essence.  I call it Essence Mentoring, and it truly is transformational at all levels of being.

For more detailed Questions and Answers about Coaching and Mentoring, go to the FAQs Page.

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I am here by Catherine McMahon

Why work with me?

Simply stated:

  • I love what I do.
  • I’ve been doing this a long time (2 1/2 decades and counting).
  • I get results (see testimonials below).
  • I work holistically (linking body, mind and spirit) and have the creds to back it up.  (see * below).

*Not only am I a Licensed Therapist and Coach, I’ve been exploring the body-mind connection for a very long time.  I’ve been teaching Yoga and Meditation for 16 years.  I opened and directed a healing arts center.  I’m certified in Hypnotherapy, Breathwork and Thai Yoga Massage. I’ve trained as a Shamanic Guide and Dreamworker.  And steeped in study of Archetypal Psychology, Buddhism and Earth Medicine.

For Coaching & Mentoring
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Transitions Coaching:
Create the Life You’ve Always Desired 

At the crossroads of change comes great opportunity.
Consciously choose where you are going next.
Find clarity and create the life you desire.


Empowerment Coaching Queen
Empowerment Coaching:
 Activate Your Warrioress & Queen

Reclaim your voice, wisdom & power. Explore relational and energetic boundaries. Discover your Heroine story. Access your courage, your inner Warrioress and Queen.


Embodiment Coaching:
Come Home to Your Body & Life

Learn to hear and trust your body wisdom. Uncover healing stories living within you. Connect with the Divine through your sacred temple. Grow to love your body.


Essence Coaching:
Activate & Grow the Vibrant Seed of You

Discover your true essence. Unearth your deepest desires. Connect with your innate wisdom. Reconnect with your body and your instinctual nature.

The healing begins here.

The healing begins here, and it feels soooo good! Finally. Part of my undoing, and relearning requires a loving, smiling, playful goddess who understands my innermost feminine self, because she too is me. A goddess guru who not only guides but is guided by the Sacred Divine of Feminine Connection! Toi Lynn Wyle is unlike any woman with whom I have blended paths. Not only does she have a beautiful relationship with the earth, but the sky as well! With the day and the night. And the gifts she shares, and the way we grow all together ~ like old vines ~ as she waters us, feeds us, encourages us to keep reaching down deep and up high, is one of the most divine bits of the universe I have ever witnessed. Have I grown up? Yes. Have I grown down? Oh indeed! Still, I have only begun to learn I am complete. Toi Lynn has introduced me to my spirit guides (who knew I had one, much less, many!?) She has played, giggled, cried, listened, she has spoken and taken me on journeys I will never forget. My heart just keeps unfolding, it's endless. Nurtured by the winter retreat, I feel not only a deeper connection to my intuition and place on Mother Earth, but a strong bond between other women. The circle reaches far. It is safe. It's is beautifully nurturing. It is necessary. I am ever grateful to Toi Lynn.

Liz Curry, Artist & Yoga Teacher, Burlingame, CA

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2017-03-22T01:24:17+00:00

Liz Curry, Artist & Yoga Teacher, Burlingame, CA

The healing begins here, and it feels soooo good! Finally. Part of my undoing, and relearning requires a loving, smiling, playful goddess who understands my innermost feminine self, because she too is me. A goddess guru who not only guides but is guided by the Sacred Divine of Feminine Connection! Toi Lynn Wyle is unlike any woman with whom I have blended paths. Not only does she have a beautiful relationship with the earth, but the sky as well! With the day and the night. And the gifts she shares, and the way we grow all together ~ like old vines ~ as she waters us, feeds us, encourages us to keep reaching down deep and up high, is one of the most divine bits of the universe I have ever witnessed. Have I grown up? Yes. Have I grown down? Oh indeed! Still, I have only begun to learn I am complete. Toi Lynn has introduced me to my spirit guides (who knew I had one, much less, many!?) She has played, giggled, cried, listened, she has spoken and taken me on journeys I will never forget. My heart just keeps unfolding, it's endless. Nurtured by the winter retreat, I feel not only a deeper connection to my intuition and place on Mother Earth, but a strong bond between other women. The circle reaches far. It is safe. It's is beautifully nurturing. It is necessary. I am ever grateful to Toi Lynn.

“She’s a pioneer.”

So here's the deal about Toi Lynn. She's a pioneer. She's been 10 steps ahead of us the whole way, from opening her yoga studio, to shifting gracefully from psychological counseling into Life coaching, to taking off on a cross-country pilgrimage with her hubby in a tiny trailer. She has spoken a language that many of us haven't understood regarding deities, callings, Spiritual and bodily experiences. She holds an expansive view of Life, leaving no stone unturned. But now is the time for you to connect with Toi Lynn, my friends, because there is a tipping of humanity toward the Light and clearly She has been sent here to lead us.  Having said all of that, she's also just a southern girl who loves her gal pals and can relate effortlessly with anyone and everyone in everyday speak. So reach out to her. Let her respond to you and your inquiries. You'll see. It will be very easy. And you will be renewed.

Nancy Ann Key, Friend and Fellow Wayshower, Sebastopol, CA

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2017-03-23T21:56:52+00:00

Nancy Ann Key, Friend and Fellow Wayshower, Sebastopol, CA

So here's the deal about Toi Lynn. She's a pioneer. She's been 10 steps ahead of us the whole way, from opening her yoga studio, to shifting gracefully from psychological counseling into Life coaching, to taking off on a cross-country pilgrimage with her hubby in a tiny trailer. She has spoken a language that many of us haven't understood regarding deities, callings, Spiritual and bodily experiences. She holds an expansive view of Life, leaving no stone unturned. But now is the time for you to connect with Toi Lynn, my friends, because there is a tipping of humanity toward the Light and clearly She has been sent here to lead us.  Having said all of that, she's also just a southern girl who loves her gal pals and can relate effortlessly with anyone and everyone in everyday speak. So reach out to her. Let her respond to you and your inquiries. You'll see. It will be very easy. And you will be renewed.

“My time working with her was remarkable.”

I have been practicing Clarity Breathwork and other modalities with Toi Lynn for over two and a half years. Toi Lynn’s demeanor is uplifting, her approach gentle and firm, and her extensive experience as a Clarity Breathworker, an MFT, coach, career counselor, expressive arts therapist, and yoga teacher contribute to her wise and compassionate responses in our work together. In our Clarity Breathwork sessions, Toi Lynn’s ability to truly move out of the way and hold space for the vast range of emotions that have surfaced for me is extraordinary, providing a safe container to explore feelings and a mirror with which to see myself in again and again. In our breathwork sessions, I have been gently and safely guided to return to the breath and explore limiting beliefs. At times imagery was helpful as well as conducting sessions in the water, allowing for an even deeper experience. By returning to the breathing process and allowing emotions the space to flow through, I find myself moving more and more towards ease and away from struggle, and for me that means more joy. Toi Lynn’s integrity, warm and nurturing nature, honest and authentic communication, ability to see and point out the positive in me, willingness to self-disclose when appropriate, humility, and playfulness have made my time working with her remarkable.  

Renee Benmeleh, World music/ritual vocalist, eclectic composer/instrumentalist, Berkeley, CA

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2017-05-04T23:22:40+00:00

Renee Benmeleh, World music/ritual vocalist, eclectic composer/instrumentalist, Berkeley, CA

I have been practicing Clarity Breathwork and other modalities with Toi Lynn for over two and a half years. Toi Lynn’s demeanor is uplifting, her approach gentle and firm, and her extensive experience as a Clarity Breathworker, an MFT, coach, career counselor, expressive arts therapist, and yoga teacher contribute to her wise and compassionate responses in our work together. In our Clarity Breathwork sessions, Toi Lynn’s ability to truly move out of the way and hold space for the vast range of emotions that have surfaced for me is extraordinary, providing a safe container to explore feelings and a mirror with which to see myself in again and again. In our breathwork sessions, I have been gently and safely guided to return to the breath and explore limiting beliefs. At times imagery was helpful as well as conducting sessions in the water, allowing for an even deeper experience. By returning to the breathing process and allowing emotions the space to flow through, I find myself moving more and more towards ease and away from struggle, and for me that means more joy. Toi Lynn’s integrity, warm and nurturing nature, honest and authentic communication, ability to see and point out the positive in me, willingness to self-disclose when appropriate, humility, and playfulness have made my time working with her remarkable.  

“A Powerful Partner.”

Toi Lynn came into my life many years ago when she was still in CA and I now refer to her as my Life Coach, and my friend. Even thru’ her online profile, I felt a deep connection to her spirit and, as soon as I met her, I felt a deep sense of peace, one which I reach out for every time I need support. I am a crisis manager of my emotions but Toi Lynn is always there for me, ready to listen, gently coaching and guiding and even pushing me to explore what’s really going on. When she moved to Kauai I was so worried to lose her; she is my rock and the person I turn to in my darkest moments but, we meet virtually and while I love to be in the same room as her, I still feel her spirit and energy supporting me. She is loving and understanding but equally has pushed me to develop and grow by encouraging me to explore and challenge my emotions and reactions. I appreciate her mind and the fact that she continues to educate herself, making her a powerful partner. When our sessions are over, I have a lightness, a positive energy and even a joy. She has taught me so much and is truly a guiding light; I am beyond blessed to have her in my life.

Wendy, A child of Mother Earth, San Francisco Bay Area

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2017-05-04T23:38:58+00:00

Wendy, A child of Mother Earth, San Francisco Bay Area

Toi Lynn came into my life many years ago when she was still in CA and I now refer to her as my Life Coach, and my friend. Even thru’ her online profile, I felt a deep connection to her spirit and, as soon as I met her, I felt a deep sense of peace, one which I reach out for every time I need support. I am a crisis manager of my emotions but Toi Lynn is always there for me, ready to listen, gently coaching and guiding and even pushing me to explore what’s really going on. When she moved to Kauai I was so worried to lose her; she is my rock and the person I turn to in my darkest moments but, we meet virtually and while I love to be in the same room as her, I still feel her spirit and energy supporting me. She is loving and understanding but equally has pushed me to develop and grow by encouraging me to explore and challenge my emotions and reactions. I appreciate her mind and the fact that she continues to educate herself, making her a powerful partner. When our sessions are over, I have a lightness, a positive energy and even a joy. She has taught me so much and is truly a guiding light; I am beyond blessed to have her in my life.

“I truly trust in her healing offerings.”

I have known Toi Lynn since 2003 when I started my yoga journey at her yoga studio in Walnut Creek. This healing and loving place taught me to have a compassionate and deeply loving experience in my body. In her Yoga classes she started me on my journey towards also becoming a healer. I learned that my body was a pathway to wisdom and aliveness when it used to be a battleground of self criticism and shame. My husband and I were able to enjoy a silent retreat in 2011 with her as well. Through the silent retreat Brad and I both learned to listen more deeply to our selves and the world around us. I feel eternally grateful and honored to have known Toi Lynn. She speaks with compassion, honestly, and with deep respect for herself and others. I truly trust in her healing offerings.

Abby Volk Neuberg, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, San Francisco, CA

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2017-05-05T00:38:36+00:00

Abby Volk Neuberg, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, San Francisco, CA

I have known Toi Lynn since 2003 when I started my yoga journey at her yoga studio in Walnut Creek. This healing and loving place taught me to have a compassionate and deeply loving experience in my body. In her Yoga classes she started me on my journey towards also becoming a healer. I learned that my body was a pathway to wisdom and aliveness when it used to be a battleground of self criticism and shame. My husband and I were able to enjoy a silent retreat in 2011 with her as well. Through the silent retreat Brad and I both learned to listen more deeply to our selves and the world around us. I feel eternally grateful and honored to have known Toi Lynn. She speaks with compassion, honestly, and with deep respect for herself and others. I truly trust in her healing offerings.
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“Can’t rave about her enough!”

Toi Lynn is a special kind of leader and teacher, one who forges her own path with creativity and wisdom. The magical part of knowing and working with Toi Lynn is that she is so generous, and her life so deliberate, that she is able to lead her students down their own unique paths. Whatever direction is out there for you, Toi Lynn can help you discover it, and make your life richer and more meaningful.

Patricia Robinson, Counselor and Artist, Danville, CA

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2017-05-05T00:51:08+00:00

Patricia Robinson, Counselor and Artist, Danville, CA

A sketch self portrait of an woman artist
Toi Lynn is a special kind of leader and teacher, one who forges her own path with creativity and wisdom. The magical part of knowing and working with Toi Lynn is that she is so generous, and her life so deliberate, that she is able to lead her students down their own unique paths. Whatever direction is out there for you, Toi Lynn can help you discover it, and make your life richer and more meaningful.

“She is as good as it gets.”

If you want an amazing breath work practitioner and therapist, Toi Lynn is who you want to schedule with. I have been seeing her for 5 years and her support has helped me to grow and expand into a completely different person. Her warmth, integrity, and kindness, has exceeded all of my expectations for what a therapist can be. She brings so much herself to her work in a positive way. I also learned how to do yoga from Toi Lynn with loving kindness and compassion towards myself. World Yoga, the studio she founded in Walnut Creek, changed my attitude towards the way yoga is meant to be practiced.  I attended a yoga retreat of hers as well and left feeling loved within myself, as well as fed from the inside out. Do yourself a favor, schedule an appointment with her. Whether its yoga, breath work, therapy, coaching, or some combination of these   She is as good as it gets.

Laura M., Martinez, CA

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2017-05-05T01:39:17+00:00

Laura M., Martinez, CA

If you want an amazing breath work practitioner and therapist, Toi Lynn is who you want to schedule with. I have been seeing her for 5 years and her support has helped me to grow and expand into a completely different person. Her warmth, integrity, and kindness, has exceeded all of my expectations for what a therapist can be. She brings so much herself to her work in a positive way. I also learned how to do yoga from Toi Lynn with loving kindness and compassion towards myself. World Yoga, the studio she founded in Walnut Creek, changed my attitude towards the way yoga is meant to be practiced.  I attended a yoga retreat of hers as well and left feeling loved within myself, as well as fed from the inside out. Do yourself a favor, schedule an appointment with her. Whether its yoga, breath work, therapy, coaching, or some combination of these   She is as good as it gets.

“Toi Lynn Wyle has the chops.”

Need critically important and authentic guidance? You will almost surely find it in Toi Lynn Wyle. As a product of profound inner change, I left behind a career I excelled at for years. I was left in the void, unsure of what would take its place. Enter Toi Lynn: My fears were no match for her clear understanding of them. She confidently teased out and mirrored back to me what direction I knew I needed to go. She remained unfailingly present throughout our process together. Her ongoing support also included many helpful resources to investigate. If you are in a place of profound uncertainty, or simply desire a capable partner for healing, Toi Lynn Wyle has the chops.

Erik, Los Angeles, CA

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2017-05-05T02:00:47+00:00

Erik, Los Angeles, CA

Need critically important and authentic guidance? You will almost surely find it in Toi Lynn Wyle. As a product of profound inner change, I left behind a career I excelled at for years. I was left in the void, unsure of what would take its place. Enter Toi Lynn: My fears were no match for her clear understanding of them. She confidently teased out and mirrored back to me what direction I knew I needed to go. She remained unfailingly present throughout our process together. Her ongoing support also included many helpful resources to investigate. If you are in a place of profound uncertainty, or simply desire a capable partner for healing, Toi Lynn Wyle has the chops.

“The best compatriot one could align themselves with to succeed.”

I enlisted Toi Lynn as a remote guidess to aide me in navigating the strangest terrain I'd ever encountered; aiding me to stand confident & move forward when I've been completely out of my element; reminding me of my fundamental strengths and offering support, resources, and skills as I forge my own path. I've not only traversed the mountain that lay before me, but I'm bush-whacking a pathway uniquely my own - and homesteading as I lay trail! And, I'm learning more about my strengths and how I navigate the world along the way. Toi Lynn Wyle is a tremendous resource. Wise, compassionate, intuitive and real... the best compatriot one could align themselves with to succeed!

Juliet, From Urban Diva to Last Frontier's Feminist
Moving Mountains, in Fairbanks, AK

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2017-05-05T02:08:45+00:00

Juliet, From Urban Diva to Last Frontier's Feminist
Moving Mountains, in Fairbanks, AK

I enlisted Toi Lynn as a remote guidess to aide me in navigating the strangest terrain I'd ever encountered; aiding me to stand confident & move forward when I've been completely out of my element; reminding me of my fundamental strengths and offering support, resources, and skills as I forge my own path. I've not only traversed the mountain that lay before me, but I'm bush-whacking a pathway uniquely my own - and homesteading as I lay trail! And, I'm learning more about my strengths and how I navigate the world along the way. Toi Lynn Wyle is a tremendous resource. Wise, compassionate, intuitive and real... the best compatriot one could align themselves with to succeed!

“Working with Toi Lynn was one of the kindest gifts I have ever given myself.”

Working with Toi Lynn was one of the kindest gifts I have ever given myself. Through breath and body work, coaching and talk therapy I was able to move beyond my fear, lack of self-acceptance, self-denial and (yes, it's true) my conditioned self-hatred to a place of compassion, willingness and joy. This work has completely altered my approach to my life. I am happy to say I am moving in a positive, hopeful direction and am enthusiastically developing the life path and career I have always wanted. Toi Lynn is wonderful to work with. Besides being very knowledgeable, she is very intuitive and knows when to push, when to pull back and when to just let a much-needed silence happen. She is like the coach I always wanted, but didn't seem able to find, providing me with support and guidance as I went through this often scary journey. Ultimately, she gave me the greatest gift of all by helping me realize I can be, indeed must be, my own coach, my own ally, my own adviser and my own best friend. Of course I can (and should!) ask others for help. But in the end the next step, the next choice, is always mine. It is the only way.

With deep gratitude,
Matt, previously in Martinez, now living and pursuing my dream in Chico, CA

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2017-05-05T02:14:36+00:00

With deep gratitude,
Matt, previously in Martinez, now living and pursuing my dream in Chico, CA

Working with Toi Lynn was one of the kindest gifts I have ever given myself. Through breath and body work, coaching and talk therapy I was able to move beyond my fear, lack of self-acceptance, self-denial and (yes, it's true) my conditioned self-hatred to a place of compassion, willingness and joy. This work has completely altered my approach to my life. I am happy to say I am moving in a positive, hopeful direction and am enthusiastically developing the life path and career I have always wanted. Toi Lynn is wonderful to work with. Besides being very knowledgeable, she is very intuitive and knows when to push, when to pull back and when to just let a much-needed silence happen. She is like the coach I always wanted, but didn't seem able to find, providing me with support and guidance as I went through this often scary journey. Ultimately, she gave me the greatest gift of all by helping me realize I can be, indeed must be, my own coach, my own ally, my own adviser and my own best friend. Of course I can (and should!) ask others for help. But in the end the next step, the next choice, is always mine. It is the only way.
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