Renee Baribeau, the “Practical Shaman,” is an accomplished mentor, respected business coach, dynamic spiritual teacher, speaker, and published author. Renee is well known for her no-nonsense, “Tell it like it is” approach in helping others to achieve successful business practices. Her clients include entrepreneurs, CEO’s, movie executives, Cultural Creative’s and Socialpreneurs.
Renee is available to train your staff to become Brand Advocates of your Business through her lively keynote addresses and customized training programs, including private retreats.
Renee was the Founder, and former Director for Desert Holistic Network, a Southern California Network of Socialpreneurs. She also mentored guests as the resident shaman for the “We Care Holistic Spa.” Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, she has owned and successfully operated restaurants, catering companies, and spent ten years as a corporate executive. Renee is a dynamic business leader and a humble servant of her community and the world at large. A social media guru Renee teaches her business-coaching clients how to market their dreams and make them a reality.
Through her personal journey Renee learned that we are the producers, directors, scriptwriters, and starring characters in our personal lives. She decided to write a juicy script pulsing with adventure, power, love, wisdom and freedom. The journey was arduous, and along the way, she realized that life’s lessons are the best teacher, and that true “success” is the result of inspirational energy lying latent within the core of every individual. Renee decided to consolidate her vast array of valuable experiences into a complete coaching system, which she uses to help others in realizing their untapped potential and achieve success.
By employing the principles of “Energy” and “Process,” Renee is able to assist individuals and businesses in reaching their goals. Utilizing her shamanic training and proven western healing practices, she coaches clients by teaching them how to recognize and release inner tensions. Her ability to delve into core issues is at the heart of every process.
Renee has completed three levels of study with Mari Smith including Extreme Fan Base Growth, Facebook Money Mastery, and Social Midas. She is adept in graphic design and video production, combining sound business tactics with mysticism as vital elements in her coaching program.
Renee has received rites of passage from Q’ero elders in Peru, a Mapuche shaman in Chile, and apprenticed with a Lakota elder in Southern California for nine years. She is a graduate of “Healing the Light Body” two-year program with the Four Winds Society, and studied directly with Jose Luis Herrera.
Her upcoming book, “When the Wind Blows,” is a practical guide for navigating emotional windstorms. As a modern-day life coach, Renee combines ancient and contemporary techniques to help her clients discover their “Authentic Self.” Her unique business tool, the “Awakening Compass,” teaches her clients how to approach challenges with eyes wide open. Renee’s workshops are designed to bring harmony and bounty into the business and personal lives of her clients.
Renee’s essay, “Creativity, a Recipe for Awakening” is included in an anthology entitled, “Pearls of Wisdom, Thirty Life Changing Ideas” featuring Jack Canfield. Order a signed copy here.
Renee placed in the Top 25 out of 2500 participants in the “Next Top Author Competition” (2010) for her submission, “The Shaman Chef -How Cooking Changed My Life.”
Listen Here to a panel discussion with Renee Baribeau, best-selling author Janet Bray Attwood, and Siobhan Coulter March 2012 from the Pearls for Living your Best Life Now Telesummit.