The Beautiful You Coaching Academy provides life coach training and coaching services that aim to inspire you to live your best life. We are proud to be an Approved Coach Education Provider of the International Coach Federation.

We’re thrilled you are here. Thank you for wanting to know more about us.

Beautiful You Coaching Academy Team

The Beautiful You Coaching Academy is a heart centered and people focused business that aims to make a difference in the world in everything we do. We absolutely love life coaching, life coach training and life coaching clients.

If you would like to meet some of the wonderful people who make up our team, you can do that here.

We have dedicated staff members as well as a variety of trainers and specialists who work with us to bring you the very best in life coach training.

We provide an inclusive learning environment that values diverse perspectives. We are welcoming of all people in our work inclusive of their race, ethnicity, national origins, gender, gender identity, sexuality, socio-economic class, age, religion and ability.
Our Vision, Mission, Objectives and Values guide our work every day in every way. They inspire us to bring you our very best – so you can be your very best too.

The Beautiful You Coaching Academy Team

Julie Parker


Julie is at the centre of everything that makes the heart of the Beautiful You Coaching Academy beat. One of Australia’s most experienced and in demand life and business coaches, and an internationally award winning author, Julie’s passion for coaching is infinite. Her goal with establishing the Beautiful You Coaching Academy is to ensure that every person who has ever dreamed of being an amazing life coach and having a fulfilling life coaching business – achieves that dream. Learn more about Julie and find out how to book her to speak at your next event.

When Julie is not doing all things coaching, you can find her tending to her roses, writing her next book, hosting two podcasts, cuddling her excessively fluffy cat and dog or immersing herself in feminist spirituality.

Laura Banks

General Manager and Trainer

Laura is our General Manager. She helps all our team, contractors, trainees and alumni be the very best we can be at everything we do. Yep. That’s a BIG job and Laura is more than up for it with her vast corporate, community and coaching skills.

Laura is a highly skilled Mindset and Business Coach herself and lives on a converted bus with her husband, two cats and two dogs in the beautiful island state of Tasmania. She’s a free spirit for sure!

Glenn Parker

General Operations and Training Manager

Glenn believes that anyone who is enjoying a life well lived, is learning, and that our education does not end when we skip out of the school gates or hand in our University graduation cap. With a seventeen year background in adult training and education specialising in business set up and management, Glenn oversees all the behind the scenes work in our life coach training courses and the general operations of the Beautiful You Coaching Academy.

When he’s not chatting to life coaches and soon to be life coaches, Glenn is busy being a loving hubby, Dad, and Richmond Football Club supporter. He will be basking in the golden glow of the 2017, 2019 and 2020 Premierships for many years to come

Liz Deanna

Client Care and Communications Manager

If you email us (hello you!) you are most likely going to be responded to by our wonderful team member Liz. She’s warm, funny and entirely dedicated to ensuring you get whatever you most need from us by way of enquiry or as a trainee. Liz is also a Certified Beautiful You Life Coach and so she knows our course inside out.

When she’s not helping brilliant people from all over the world become life coaches, Liz is a talented speaker and dog lover. And she lives to laugh. If she makes you snort tea through your nose we take no responsibility!

Leana Mullane

Social Media & Content Manager

Leana is our social media superstar and the creative mind behind our Instagram and Facebook presence. A lover of all things beautiful, (and pink), Leana fits right into Team Beautiful. A smiley, warm-hearted magical unicorn, she’s here to keep you updated with everything we do.

When she’s not scrolling Instagram or celebrating the amazing things our coaches are doing, Leana is being creative through styling, photography, or baking decorative and yummy treats. Leana is a Beautiful You coach herself, and is always wanting the best for others, bringing a passion and commitment to everything she does. She also has a super cute bunny called Coco Rose!

Annie Gichuru

DEI Coach and Consultant

Annie is our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coach and Consultant, supporting all we do in the personal development and coaching worlds to be more socially and racially just. She plays a key role in our coaches Social Justice Facebook Group and the education and training of our team, coaches and trainees, all with incredible passion and years of skill, education and knowledge from her backgrounds in HR, Journalism and Communications.

Annie is a certified Beautiful You Coach who works with women of colour and online business owners to help them create more racially equitable businesses. She is also a wife and mum to two beautiful children, living in central New South Wales.

Christy Limotan

Administrative Assistant

Christy is our amazing Team Assistant. She does a ‘little bit of this’ and a ‘little bit of that’ which adds up to a whole lot of amazingness that we simply can’t do without. She supports us with everything from scheduling to course delivery to our website, and above all else she makes our lives and business easier, smoother and more fun.

If you’re a dog lover Christy is your woman! She has 3 beloved pooches!

Our Coach Trainers

Julie Parker/Lead Trainer

Julie is the CEO & Founder of The Beautiful You Coaching Academy where she passionately trains and supports heart centered people to bring their talents into the world as life coaches.

Jo Parker

Jo is an award-winning confidence and public speaking coach, communication expert, international speaker and space holder, personal leadership maven, coach trainer, educator and the founder of Heart Sparks.

Jade McKenzie/Guest Trainer

Jade, Founder of Event Head, SHE/CADEMY, Reawakened Women and Beautiful Business Builders, is a 5 x internationally award winning business coach and event professional in the corporate, not for profit and entrepreneurial sectors.

Sammie Fleming/Trainer

Sammie is a coach for women who are ready to connect with and claim their true feminine power and leadership and up level their lives exponentially with ease.

Ellie Swift/Trainer

Ellie Swift is a Mindset & Marketing Coach for high-performing women who are ready to build heart-driven, intentional and abundant online businesses.

Sora Schilling/Trainer

Sora Schilling is a sacred space holder, strategy alchemist, transformative business coach, powerful medicine woman, energy healer, international retreat leader and inspirational speaker who supports coaches, healers, and luminaries.

Laura Banks/Trainer

Laura is an internationally certified life, business and mindset coach, Master Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner and speaker who believes that transformation begins on the inside.

Jolinda Johnson/Support Trainer

Jolinda Johnson is a Wellness Mentor and Priestess who’s passionate about helping her clients break up with burnout and return to the wild: whole, healthy, and free.

Annie Gichuru/Support Trainer

Annie is the founder of Uplifting Studios, a platform dedicated to supporting migrant women of colour through life coaching that helps them unshackle self-limiting beliefs.

Marlous Teh/Support Trainer

Marlous is a life and career coach who works with ambitious people seeking more fulfilment and wanting to redefine their version of success.

Danielle Knight/Support Trainer

Danielle Knight is a Life + Soul Coach, Speaker, Podcast Host, Travel Mentor and Facilitator who empowers others to lead fulfilling lives on their own terms.

These are our amazing life coach trainers who come to us with a wide variety of skills, education and life experience. To learn more about them please go here.

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