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Meet Lori Darley, The Transitions Coach

Lori Darley is a Certified Somatic Coach and Associate for the Strozzi Institute, where she received her certification. Over the last 25 years, she has trained in a variety of backgrounds, developing specialized training techniques to support her clients in reaching peak performance through dynamic communication, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Lori founded The Transitions Coach in 1998 and has coached organizations from multi-national corporations, such as Ferro Chemical and a Fortune 500 rail transportation company, to entrepreneurial ventures and individuals in non-profits, manufacturing, financial services, management consulting, commercial real estate and the arts. Lori received her coach training from David Zelman, founder of the Transitions Institute, where she also serves as faculty. She is a member of the International Association of Coaches. She served as Artistic Director for a professional contemporary dance company, performing works by internationally renowned choreographers. She received both her BFA in dance and her MFA in Choreographic Theory and Practice from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. For the last 10 years, Lori has been involved with Social Venture Network, a business community committed to creating a just and sustainable world through economically, environmentally and socially just business practices. Lori lives in Dallas with her husband, Larry Leon and Dylan, an Australian Kelpie.