Aerospace Engineer ESA, Amsterdam

Ariane's coaching style is powerful, structured, fun and designed for change.

My name is Adina and I am an aerospace engineer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I was looking for a while for an energetic, driven, out of the box and leading by example type of coach and the moment I met Ariane, I could immediately feel that she is the one that could help me in my personal reinvention journey. So I asked her whether she would be willing to coach me and that was one of the best decisions I even took!


I had a lot of resistance to change at the beginning as I was so attached to who I used to be. Ariane immediately understood the blocking points and she felt precisely what needed to be uncovered, unpeeled and brought to light. Her coaching style is powerful, structured, fun and designed for change without even me noticing I was changing. Only when we looked back, I realised how far I have reached! Ariane placed a light on my strengths so that I can see and accept them and made me also aware of my weaknesses but tackled those with a concrete, step-by-step plan, designed for lasting change that made use of my strengths. Her way to customise the action plan and the homework making use of my strengths and my natural way of doing things gave me immediate results. And seeing results made me feel inspired and craving for more!


Each session with Ariane gave me more clarity towards what I wanted to achieve. Her support through the process is like a safety net:she is always there, available, present, not judgemental and caring. Ariane, thank you for the amazing journey together! You are truly a breath of fresh air in the coaching arena!

Morgane Kotecki

Manager - Hotel Real Estate Advisory Services 

Ariane has a natural talent for reading and understanding people.


Ariane was a real breath of fresh air in a difficult period of my life. I was just coming back from maternity leave and learned that I would be out of job in a few weeks time, which triggered a lot of stress,uncertainties and a complete reassessment of both my personal and professional self.


When I met Ariane, it "clicked" and I really wanted to work with her. She was so positive, enthusiastic and caring... and it felt so good ! What is great in Ariane's coaching style is her ability to relate to her own professional experience: you know that she's been there too, so any advice, tool, routine that she'll give/teach you, she has already used it herself. 


Ariane also has a natural talent for reading and understanding people, which makes the coaching process much more efficient and effective.

Personally, she helped me put things into perspective, unlock dead-blocks and more importantly see things from a different angle, where failure is a strength and chaos an opportunity.


Thanks Ariane for the inspiring coaching !

Sara Azari

Defense attorney & legal analyst - Los Angeles

I've been able to reset and recharge.

“I am an attorney and on-air legal analyst.  Though Ariane has been close friend to me for decades, I’m documenting my experience with her coaching skills as an objective beneficiary. 

My daily routine is replete with stress: I wake up at 3:30 am and brief the news.  I engage in heavy power lifting at the gym before I start my day.  I then put on my warrior hat and fight adversaries in court while tending to my clients’ pressing needs.  In between all of this, I make tv appearances that at the last minute require me to read, prepare and deliver.  And like all of us, I deal with the every day stressors of life and the responsibilities that come with it.

What distinguishes Ariane from the other coaches I’ve worked with is her expansive knowledge and experience with all walks of life and issues.  Because of that she’s able to take an approach that is customized to her pupil’s needs and level of reception. 


With Ariane’s help, I have been able to reset and recharge, lower my cortisol levels, and think about things differently.  She has been a conduit to a healthier and more productive life and her expertise is invaluable."

Mark T. 

Banker, Zürich

I left each session inspired.

"There are not enough words to express my sincere gratitude for Ariane’s work, effort, love, patience, and wisdom. She allowed me to improve on myself in my own way and pace. I came to Ariane at a time when I was working on several challenges to overcome. Not only did she guide me through a difficult time, she also supported me in my self-discovery and helped me be aware of years of behavior patterns that prevented me to further grow as a person.


I left each session inspired and with the resources to learn and to advance in my life in ways that otherwise would have not been possible. I highly recommend Ariane to anyone seeking a compassionate, creative, and genuine professional."

Sabrina G.

Food & Beverages Manager Hospitality, Switzerland

You recognize the strengths and weaknesses of a person in a very short time.

Ariane has a great strength, which I think makes her as good as she is. The strengths are encouraged and used to deal with the weaknesses. Personally, I felt so comfortable in a very short time that I was able to open completely.


Ariane brings things in ones up that you were unaware of, and links them together so that everything suddenly seems simple and logical. Ariane pushes you to step out of the comfort zone to make progress and to reach your goals.

Diana Dietrich.

Model, Interior Designer, Entrepreneur - Zürich

I didn’t imagine coaching would be so practically applicable right away.

You picked the right issues to work on and I was able to apply and see instant results, very gratifying and strengthening. I definitely know now where to look for my genius and not getting sidetracked anymore.

Monia Pyraki.

Life Coach  - Zürich

Ariane helps you to go to the point.


Ariane i s a dynamic and encouraging coach. She gives her clients the opportunity to "FLY" & follow their dreams. She is supportive but most importantly she is a person that helps you to go to the point - with clarity and also with a nice sense of humor and fun!


She gives her clients the space to seek their truth & goals based on what they want to achieve but also challenges them to identify what holds them back.


I personally  felt really inspired and excited to make the next steps that we identified together towards my goal! I would highly recommend Ariane as a coach!

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