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OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE

Helping Impact-Driven People Launch Thriving Life Coaching Practices

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You Deserve to Build A Business You Love

We exist to help you do just that, so you can make the impact you envision with a coaching practice that's 100% unique to you.

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Transform Lives, On Your Terms

There's no ONE way to launch a thriving coaching practice. Our life coaching training program is designed to help you put your signature stamp on the coaching world:

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Unlock your unique strengths and process
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Get exposure to multiple methods and perspectives
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Access a whole bank of business tools

Your coaching dream is absolutely doable, whether you want to work with diverse populations, use unusual methods or explore what's never been done before. But, you've got to get started...

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Lumia Gives Back

Your enrollment helps others, with 5% of every Lumia tuition going towards providing scholarships to members of underrepresented communities and individuals who need them. It's just one of the ways that you can make a difference with Lumia.

Lumia Values

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Put People First

You're the reason we do what we do. We make time for our community. Always.

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Dare to Be Different

Ignore the expectations society tries to impose on you. Step into your power and leave your mark on the world.

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Your Story is Your Gold

Your story is unique and has the power to help others. You are good enough, right now, the way you are.

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No B.S.

Honesty and kindness go hand in hand. Integrity and trust matter.

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Boundless, Not Broken

There's no such thing as a broken human. You can rebuild yourself through others.

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Make the Space

There's plenty of room for everyone to be the best versions of themselves.

Kathryn Pirozzoli 2020 JRNI Graduate
“I owe much of my newfound success to the confidence and support I've experienced through this six month journey with Lumia! Thank you for making me a better human and a better coach.”

Kathryn Pirozzoli -- 2020 Graduate

Meet the Dreamers & Disruptors Behind Lumia

We're passionate about our community and our expert coaches.
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Noelle Cordeaux

Lumia CEO and Co-Founder

Noelle Cordeaux is CEO and co-founder of Lumia. She is a feminist scholar, coach, speaker, and sexologist who specializes in the relationship with the self. She has carved out a unique niche in the world of coaching, combining evidence-based scientific methods grounded in positive psychology with traditional, clinical sexology to help her clients gain true progress. Noelle is highly trained in positive psychology, an ICF Certified Coach, holds a B.A. in Literature from Rutgers University and a Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas.

John Kim

Lumia Co-Founder, The Angry Therapist

John Kim, LMFT, (AKA The Angry Therapist) and co-founder of Lumia, pioneered the online life coaching movement. A decade ago, John Kim's divorce led to his total re-birth and he became an unconventional therapist and life coach by working out of the box and growing his audience of like-minded people from the ground up. John's books The Angry Therapist’s No BS Guide to Finding and Living Your Own Truth, I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life and Single. On Purpose. have inspired thousands to change their lives.

John Kim, Lumia Founder

Lumia Instructors

Juliann Wiese, PCC

Juliann has over 25 years of corporate experience in a variety of capacities including; organization development, talent management, leadership and executive development. She has worked across a wide variety of industries and sectors including health care, hospitality, manufacturing, retail and service industries, and call center environments. Juliann has provided coaching, training and consulting around the world in over a dozen countries.

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Dr. Justin A. Sitron

Justin A. Sitron, PhD is associate professor Center for Human Sexuality Studies in the College of Health and Human Services at Widener University where he also serves as the director of the Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative. Dr. Sitron has been a sexuality educator since 2005; prior to his career in sexuality education, he was a public school teacher. As a teacher, he recognized the incredible need for teachers and other human service professionals to better understand and serve their students, especially their students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and students from other marginalized and oppressed populations. He is an intercultural sexologist who practices as a researcher, educator, and coach.

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Jaclyn Mullen

Jaclyn Mullen, aka “The Jaclyn of All Trades” is a performing artist by trade, and a savvy marketer by education and experience. Jaclyn has packaged her 14+ years of experience in digital marketing strategy and customer acquisition into actionable insights for BOLD movers, shakers and multi-passionate makers in the world via the classes and workshops she leads for several leading #edtech companies. As both a subject matter expert and teacher, she is happy to remind you of your brilliance and uncover the stories and sound bites that will act as a spark to help you and your online community unite+grow.

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Bonnie Stith, PCC

Bonnie Stith retired from the position of Director of the Center for Cyber Intelligence in the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Directorate of Digital Innovation. In her coaching and consulting practice, Bonnie works with leaders and organizations to create new success through strategic focus on leadership and culture through well-defined mission, vision and values. Her approach helps leaders define, understand, and accomplish the steps that achieve desired organizational and professional success. She is an experienced executive coach who focuses on building leadership styles and behaviors at all levels of an organization, with particular focus on C-Suite Executives.

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Joyce Chen

Joyce Chen helps purpose minded individuals feel empowered through their stories. She is a passionate storyteller, wanderluster and professionally trained Brand Marketing Professional who lives life through the lens of curiosity. She has a fondness for developing brand strategy, an insatiable curiosity for understanding how people engage with brands and is passionate about helping individuals grow into their Personal Brand of self. With over 15+ years of corporate Brand Strategy & Marketing Experience, she’s launched and developed a variety of commercial & lifestyle luxury brands. Joyce grew up in California after moving from Taiwan to the U.S. and attended the University of California Berkeley studying Mass Communications & Public Policy.

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Pam Davis

Pam Davis is the Program Coach for all Lumia student cohorts. She is a graduate of Lumia as well as the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) with 50+ years of living too small. She loves to laugh, hug, take the road less traveled, and listen to disco music. Gratitude, creativity and community matter. She hears your heart way before you do.

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What’s Your Coaching Story Gonna Be?

As one of the premiere coach training programs, we’ve helped over a thousand other game changers build thriving practices that change lives.

So, the choice is yours:

Take the leap and launch your unique coaching practice, or keep living with What If’s.