Principal Coach - Consultant
A natural open-hearted connection with people. Izak's supportive nature and communication skills guide you to believe and trust in yourself.
DoorWay Strength: A Certified BodyTalk Practitioner and healer, Izak is experienced with the complexities and potency of energy and knows just how powerful the human mind can be. As a Doorway Principal Consultant, Izak employs his exceptional mix of skills to help people achieve things they once thought of as impossible. His fascination and qualifications with the mind-body connection, along with his vast clinic experience brings a wonderful depth of knowledge to his work. Trustworthy, steady and supportive are often words his clients use to describe his approach within workshops and one-on-one coaching.
Background and Bio: As a warm, caring and encouraging individual, I love using what I have learned to empower people to take back control of their health and wellbeing. I’m passionate about making people aware that they are enough; helping them live their lives with purpose, intent, and self-belief.
Before becoming a Principal DoorWay Consultant and BodyTalk Practitioner, my career history comprised 28 years working for two different governments: South Africa, 2 years of national military service, then the Foreign Service with assignments in London and Beijing. I left South Africa in 2001 and moved to New Zealand. From 2004 I held roles working in international education for the Ministry of Education. Positive and adaptable, I have always been drawn to positions where no two days are the same, or those where not a lot of structure existed. This desire to seek out roles filled with change, uncertainty and ambiguity have meant I had to learn how to think on my feet to handle new environments and people, while at the same time understanding how to work with groups and individuals who may not feel change is the best idea!
The move away from more ‘conventional’ jobs came while on assignment in China in the 1990s. I was introduced to Kinesiology and vividly remember having one of those life-changing ‘ah-ha!’ moments. This incredible modality caught my attention in a big way; I was fascinated by how it allowed the practitioner to consult with the energy body to create balance. My experience stayed with me and was reinvigorated again in 2009 when I came across ‘BodyTalk’ while in New Zealand. It was then I got more involved and started learning about precisely what this powerful modality could do.
Not long after, in 2014, my contract in Malaysia with the New Zealand High Commission came to an unexpected end, and I had to decide whether to go back to New Zealand or take the opportunity to explore doing BodyTalk full time. It wasn’t a difficult decision! I wrote my practitioners exam in 2015 and have been doing it ever since!
In 2018, I qualified as a BodyTalk Access trainer, and also discovered the DoorWay! BodyTalk and the concepts in the DoorWay workshops are both centred on energy-based modalities, which means the two comfortably work together in guiding people to discover their mind-body balance.
Based in Tauranga, New Zealand, I facilitate workshops on invitation in South East Asia and Australia. I am a Director at Conscious Living Sdn Bhd, where I practice BodyTalk as well as teaching BodyTalk Access, and delivering interactive DoorWay workshops. Throughout my life, I have been lucky enough to have lived in, worked in, and visited 23 countries. In my spare time, I still love to travel and discover new people and places.
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