We often find our true inner power when we find balance between our striving to be better, to manifest our dreams, and our acceptance of who we already are.
One-on-one personal coaching designed for you! Whether your intentions are to find peace of mind, to open your heart, to increase strength and flexibility, or to build personal power, I am here to help guide and support you and your intentions.
Heart of the Village Yoga Teaching – We’ll work together to develop practices which are relevant to you and your current life situation. Whether you’d like to learn about Power Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Restorative Yin Yoga, Aerial “Anti-Gravity” Yoga, Adaptive and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Yoga Nidra, or Bhakti Yoga, I’ll help you develop your practice. Usually, we’ll start with breathing exercises and mindfulness-based practices to focus our attention on what’s important.
Bringing Heart to Life Coaching – Often times, our struggles in life can be shifted by how we see things – our perspective or point of view. Practices based on yoga teachings can help us reduce our stress and struggles and help us find lasting happiness and peace of mind. I’ll guide you through my Four Perspective approach to help you find your way and stay on course.
Functional Strength Training – I’ll work with you to develop specialized training programs designed for your body and your highest aspirations. Whether your intentions are to be more lean, to feel more at ease, to be stronger, or to perform better, I will coach you through body-weight and functional-strength-building routines, weight-training methods, and day-to-day training programs, all of which are designed to progress over time to help you exceed your dreams!
Heart of the Village Yoga Clients with a 3-month membership or 10 Class Card:
5 Pack: $270 for one-on-one coaching including 5 studio coaching sessions and online support.
10 Pack: $480 for one-on-one coaching including 10 studio coaching sessions and online support.
Ask about our sliding-scale options for Young Adults and Local Residents.
Email Bob to arrange personal coaching sessions with Bob at Heart of the Village Yoga.
“As a competitive skier, my performance is directly affected by my mental state and physical conditioning. Bob showed me that it’s just as important to focus on my personal state of mind as well as strengthening my body. Focusing on being the best version of myself was one of the biggest things he stressed. Not comparing myself to others… but focusing on my own personal growth was a huge takeaway for me. He incorporated yoga and meditation into our workouts, which I learned to respect and enjoy. Every movement or action was done with a purpose. He is great at tailoring workouts for the individual.” (T.Carter)
“Meeting with Bob weekly, I’m often impressed by his gentle & inspired instruction in the yoga studio, by his strength-training expertise, and by his sound tips regarding diet & healthy living. But his coaching is also integrative & holistic — it’s not just about training the body — it’s about training the mind as well. Bob is always gently reminding me that to have personal goals is good, but it’s important, too, to bring consciousness & awareness to all of my actions — including my workouts! And that this mindfulness is every bit as important in creating overall true health.” (M. Harrington)
“The value of a great mentor is inexplicable and immeasurable. I am so incredibly grateful for your help in realizing my dreams, true potential, and for always believing in me.” (A. Webber)
“As a young adult, I don’t know where I’d be without Bob’s guidance. I use the techniques he’s taught me to find peace among the chaos. I find myself more centered, focused, and thriving than ever before. Bob is not only a great coach and mentor, he’s an inspiration as well. I am grateful for the overwhelmingly positive impact his lessons and the example he sets have had on my overall well-being.” (L. Robinson)
We offer special rates for students at Heart of the Village Yoga with monthly memberships or on-going class cards. Email Bob to ask about our seasonal special packages and sliding-scale options for multiple sessions and local residents. Email with questions.
Visit www.perspective-coaching.com for more information. Follow Bob on Instagram @bobspeck_perspectives.
Bob Speck is a Registered Yoga Teacher (EYT-500), Certified Personal Trainer and Functional Strength Coach. Bob has been practicing yoga for about 20 years, receiving his 500-hr accreditation through Beryl Bender Birch (The Hard and The Soft Yoga Institute) in 2016. Bob has also studied with Eoin Finn (Blissology Vinyasa Flow Yoga); Mathew Sanford (Adaptive Yoga); Biff Mithoefer (Yin Yoga); Sean Johnson (Bhakti Yoga), Manoj Chalam (Hindu Archetypes and Deities); Gaura Vani (Bhakti and Kirtan); Coby Kozlowski (Kripalu Yoga); Nikki Myers (Y12SR), Terry Fralich (Mindfulness), and Love Your Brain. He enjoys creating learning experiences which build supportive relationships, promote health and wellness, bring out the best in people, and provide ways for students to connect with the outdoor natural environment.
An athlete and outdoor enthusiast for his whole life, Bob is also a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (Outdoor Education), Project Adventure (Adventure-Based Counseling), and is a PSIA/AASI Certified Ski, Snowboard, and Adaptive Instructor. He is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, a Certified Functional Strength Coach (with Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning), and a Pain-Free Performance Specialist (with Dr. John Rusin). Bob has taught skiing and snowboarding for over 40 years, and has worked in the ski industry as a snow-sports school manager, staff trainer, and regional clinician. He has also been instrumental in the development of health and wellness and mentoring programs for disabled veterans in association with the Wounded Warrior Project and Warriors Live On, and with various adaptive sports programs. He has facilitated numerous educational workshops, led bike trips and backcountry hiking expeditions, coached various sports, mentored numerous athletes, and taught middle school health education.
Bob was previously a structural/architectural engineer and timber-frame home designer for over 35 years. Throughout his career, he has been a mentor for young professionals, helping many thrive in their careers. After moving to Vermont in 1996, he focused his work on sustainable design and timber framing by maintaining a small private practice called Gaia Structures. He maintains a lifelong Earth-friendly perspective in his work and in his life. Bob keeps a personal learning journal on his blog: A Mentor Walks With Me.