Testimonials

We love our amazing clients, and we’re proud to say that the feeling is mutual! Here are some of the nice things our program participants have to say about their experiences working with us.

"Combining the Seven Stones’ Workshop with a yoga retreat at the Sivananda Ashram was a magical experience for me. This was my first Seven Stones workshop and I was amazed at how quickly the bonds of trust and openness were forged, leading to a transformative experience."

–PF

"I can hardly believe the progress I made. Seven Stones was able to strike the perfect balance between challenging me and giving me the safety and confidence I needed to face my personal and professional challenges. I would highly recommend them to anyone.”

– Elizabeth, Management Consultant

“Your training and facilitation skills are a beautiful thing to experience and to behold, the perspectives I gained on the material were extremely important, and the community you attracted and created was powerful beyond measure.”

– Steve Heller, Program Director, Leadership Coaching Program, Georgetown Universit

“It’s powerful and profound and focused on helping people bring their whole selves wherever they go and live and lead from a centered place of sufficiency.”

– Transformational Coaching Participant

"The material you created and delivered is extraordinary and I want to acknowledge what an inspiration and toolkit it is and will be for me in my life."

- Jayne Smyth

"You're helping make this world a better place."

– PH

More testimonials, by topic

Learning Programs

"The material you created and delivered is extraordinary and I want to acknowledge what an inspiration and toolkit it is and will be for me in my life."
– J.H.

Practice Days

"Outstanding—changed my life in ways I never thought possible."
– Virginia R. Dean

"It gets you out of your comfort zone. It helps you focus on you and what you need. You leave with ideas and practice you can apply immediately."
– Amy Montagne

"It’s powerful and profound and focused on helping people bring their whole selves wherever they go and live and lead from a centered place of sufficiency."
– Transformational Coaching Participant

"It is a nourishing experience.
It is a safe place.
It is kind."

"Though I didn’t have time and I am so happy I took the day for this wonderful experience. Thank you."
– Transformational Coaching Participant

"It's applied spirituality. Developing yourself so you can develop and support others."
– Transformational Coaching Participant

"Insightful, allows you to take time to reflect and advise you on how to be a better you for yourself, colleagues & family."
– Transformational Coaching Participant

"Yesterday I spent an extraordinary day spent with the Seven Stones Leadership Team and twenty new friends out to make a difference in the world."
– Workshop Participant

"In one day I felt present, energized, relaxed, seen and held in love by others, centered, related and fulfilled."
– Lucinda

Destination Courses

"Combining the Seven Stones’ Workshop on Creating your Life Through Sustainable Abundance with a yoga retreat at the Sivananda Ashram was a magical experience for me. This was my first Seven Stones workshop and I was amazed at how quickly the bonds of trust and openness were forged, leading to a transformative experience for many in the group. Life at the ashram is both structured and calming, and I found it to be a catalyst for opening both body and mind to change. Attending the workshop in this setting made it all the more meaningful, providing a context of physical and spiritual strengthening. I had never been to an ashram and am only a beginner at yoga, yet I felt entirely comfortable being dropped into this other world. Thank you, Gina and Jen, for this experience, and I hope to do it again!"
–  PF

"I just attended my second Seven Stones Workshop at the peaceful and lush Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in Nassau. I didn’t think it could possibly match the first one, but it was even more enriching! The theme this time was “The Seven Laws of Enough”, explored through personal reflection, group and paired interaction and directed movement. Both Jen and Gina have a remarkable gift for creating trust and openness in a diverse group of people, and the payoff was an honest and potentially transformative experience for all. I especially appreciated their willingness to adapt the workshop process to the needs of the group as they unfolded. Thank you, Jen and Gina, and all who participated in this rare and beautiful event."
–  P.F., Teacher

"I appreciated the structure and guidance that you both provided. I also appreciated the attention to the body as a portal and nature as a portal -- they were distinct from one another and at the same time they complemented one another.
You did a great job building a community of learners -- through your practices, we had opportunity to work together and also to sit with ourselves and do some work on our own. I love the reminder to visit our individual practices and to commit ourselves anew to what we know to be important to our well-being.
I was impressed with the way that you both were prepared for the emotional releases that your participants had. When emotions welled up, as they did for just about every participant, you both were prepared for the work associated with managing the emotion and holding the participant."
–  Dr. S.B., Professor of Business

"Deep, deep gratitude for last week and for providing us with these LUSCIOUS materials.

I wish to share a special 'thank you' for each of my beloved journey-mates. I am incredibly appreciative of your patience, kindness, generosity, wisdom and grace - particularly in the way you allowed space for me during this turbulent and transformative time in my life. I learned so much from each of you and the collective container - truly invaluable."
–  K.A., Coach, Teacher, Healer

"Thank you so much for these! I can feel the centeredness you planted in me in the Bahamas seeping through my cells again as I just read the words, slides, and article."
–  L.B., Leadership Coach

Programs for Coaches & Trainers

"Your training and facilitation skills are a beautiful thing to experience and to behold, the perspectives I gained on the material were extremely important, and the community you attracted and created was powerful beyond measure. Thank you SO much for including me."
– Steve Heller, Program Director, Leadership Coaching Program, Georgetown University

Programs for Teams & Organizations

"Jen and Jennifer, you pulled off the impossible today. Getting this team to row together and two step together in silent unison. 100 percent of folks were totally blown away."
– Rob Cusinuke, Athena Health

Community & Completion Calls

"The host speaks clearly and presented context, and explanation and information clearly and shared her tools as well as had us discover our own. The Q & A allowed us to share with one another and learn what other tools and tips other participants use. The call was extremely valuable."
– Call Participant

"You're helping make this world a better place."
– PH

"So loved your deep passion on the call—there is still a ripple from the vibration."
– UL

"The call was wonderful! I signed up for her teleclass."
– RV

"I listened to the Annual Completion Community Call. ...it was perfectly sufficient and matched to what I needed today. With the conversation, I more fully felt the completion in my very being and what I offer."
– Tivo

"...the content was powerful—Gina and Jen were clear, inspiring, and kept it moving really really well!"
– Call Participant

"What a beautiful, nurturing and honourable process. ...the interactive answers and participation was invaluable too and it was a perfect balance of leading and sharing. I am so moved and grateful for the simplicity and sacredness or grace of these laws and for the Host(s) clarity and leadership and acknowledgement of anyone who shared."
– Linda Robinson

"Awesome call! The content and inquiry was really powerful."
– Call Participant

"Thank you for a powerful call and process!"
– Call Participant

Gina LaRoche & Jennifer Cohen

"Gina and Jen, thank you again for a life transforming workshop. The explorations and distinctions you have created and shared with us are deeply impacting my work and my life. I feel so blessed to be part of the conversation you are creating."
– J.A.O., Artist, Coach, Entrepreneur

"I just want to express my gratitude to you for having me at the workshop and for all the love and thoughtfulness you poured into the program. That was one of the best things I've ever done."
– C.H., Professor of Business

"Gina provided a safe haven for sharing trials and tribulations in the work place and working through organizational issues which were impeding goal completion."

"The support and encouragement from Gina was consistent, unwavering and available at a critical juncture in our organization evolution and my career evolution."

"...thank you for a really rich day. It was not only masterfully facilitated by you but a very rich and deepening experience for me personally and from what I observed for the team as a whole. This somatic work requires another level of "being" and I so appreciated your skill and expertise."
– Sue Wiliamson

"Her coaching is wonderful and I would highly recommend her for other Senior Leaders at the Brand."
– Audrey Reilly

"You have guided me to the next part of my life, the light is stronger than ever and I feel I could be ready to take the next step, although I am continuously gut-checking myself—especially around the comment on what support do I need to thrive under pressure, that’s a key piece and I don’t just want to be a survivor."
– Transformation Coaching Participant

"I had the pleasure of working with Jen as my coach for over a year. I can hardly believe the progress I made on my personal and professional challenges, and I know Jen has played a large role in that success. She is an excellent coach who was able to strike the perfect balance between challenging me and giving me the safety and confidence I needed to face my personal challenges. And through it all she guided me to solutions that I had within me all along. I would highly recommend her to anyone."
– Elizabeth, Management Consultant

"Jen's wisdom about the body goes way beyond words. It shows up in her presence, her way of connecting, and her sharp intuition. And she brings great integrity to her work. For me, she "walks the talk" with clarity, candor, deep commitment, and a warm, laughing heart."
– R.A., Executive Coach

“I have been involved in two of Jen Somatic Practice groups here in Boston, MA. Jen has an intuitive knack while teaching to tailor class as though it was designed specifically for you."
– Paul

"I have taken the class all three times it was offered in 2010 and 2011. Jen teaches experientially in a way that reaches each person in the room and touches them in ways that are strengthening and affirming. Her belief in me enabled me to take risks in class and with clients, benefiting both, and being fully grounded in somatic knowledge and practices."
– Sandy

"An accomplished facilitator and coach, Jen creates an extraordinary learning environment where people feel both safe and curious and therefore open to extraordinary learning and discovery. Jen's coaching style is both sympathetic and compassionate as well as practical and direct—a fabulous combination."
– Betsy Cole

"Jen Cohen is the most skilled and loving coach I have ever worked with. Jen is masterful in inviting the deepest, most human parts of her clients forward. Working with her helped me cultivate a new degree of fearlessness: whatever the work I needed to do, not matter how messy or deep... Her skill working at this deep a level of transformation is a rare and precious gift in a coach."

"Working with Jen gave me many vital things: a deep, felt sense of connection with my own vision of what matters most to me; evidence that I could set and attain goals higher than I had ever set before, and profound self-acceptance for the very human places of my own imperfections. In short, she helped me learn to be my own best ally, and a bigger leader in the world!"
– Kim Marshall, InnerCompass Leadership

"One of the most productive, pleasing and powerful processes I’ve partaken of in my quest to lead a more pleasurable and powerful life has been engaging with Jen Cohen in a coaching relationship."

"Whatever thoughts I had going into this relationship were nothing compared to what I came away with. The surprises of discovering some very deep and moving things about myself; learning how to better listen to myself and others more deeply and compassionately; allowing myself to dream and setting the course to make them come true; discovering the true meaning of partnership; and getting in touch with a spiritual strength that continues to nourish me. Working with Jen has been one of the best gifts I’ve given myself in life. Thank you, Jen."
– R. Glickman

"Jen Cohen is a highly gifted coach. I found her to be masterful at creating a coaching relationship that was grounded in a deep trust and challenge that allowed me to explore, discover and generate a new place for myself in my career and intimate relationship that I didn’t think was possible. She has a razor sharp seeing that cut right to the bone of what I was blind to or needed to resolve so that I could reach my goals. She did this with a fierce compassion that was respectful of my discomfort yet unwavering in calling me to be the man I want to be."
– Robert Demaree

"I have done years of therapy, taken workshops, bought self-help books. Yet in the last two years I have made more progress, significant progress, than all previous efforts combined.

She is tough, realistic, and intuitive. She gives a part of herself, I feel she is in it with me, and I have a sense that she has done this work herself.

She is a gifted practitioner who defies easy categorization, blending many disciplines; she draws on all and combines them with her own life experience."

"Jennifer Cohen has made a profound difference in my life. My outlook is changed. I am grounded in a new way. I am grappling with issues and finally have an opportunity to move toward the life I aspire to. I have a new honesty and discovered a courage I didn’t know I had. I am excited about my possibilities. The people around me see something new."

"What do I still want after two years? More. I want more."
– Robert Brown

Products

"I'm THRILLED with them! I used them with a client today the way I did
-pulling 3 cards with myself the other night-and morning at your house
and it worked beautifully in conjunction with Leadership Embodiment
Centering and Advocating! YAHOO! 🙂 My client loved it and is going to go
on your website and order a workbook and a deck of cards so we can use it in our work together. I told her all about you 3 women and 7 Stones."
– Olivia

"The card deck is a reminder of my responsibility to self, GOD, family and the universe. I shared them with friends and they will be ordering sets for themselves. The card deck travels well - they fit in a small space and allow me to practice my journey of sufficiency wherever I am! They supplement the workbook nicely, and I will use them daily on my journey to sufficiency."
– KH