True North Executive Coaching

Stretch Professionally, Savor Wellbeing Classes

Request a Complimentary Consult. Use CODE GWCIM for discount.

Your professional development is a key dimension to her health and wellbeing. Join us for a one-hour virtual session to explore your career and overall wellness. Mara Benner, owner of True North Executive Coaching, has over 20+ years in leadership roles in corporate and nonprofit associations. She is also GWCIM’s Mind, Body & Spirit Director with a background in mindfulness, meditation and ancient approaches to whole person well-being.

What to Expect?

This is a one-hour virtual training is offered at various dates and times. Please register at the above link, and use code “GWCIM” to receive a discounted rate. Some organizations will reimburse for this class since it is career development.

Stretch Professionally, Savor Wellbeing Class

  • Join with other professionals focusing on career advancement and wellbeing
  • Evaluate key criteria to help you with your career success
  • Explore why stress management, work-life balance and other wellbeing aspects are critical now to your professional life
  • Conclude with two important exercises to begin your dedicated professional development.

“I’m a global business development and sales leader in tech, envisioning new approaches aimed at significantly increasing the percentage of women in leadership. Working with Mara has helped me gain invaluable personal insights, explore their meaning and make powerful choices through those insights. I appreciate the way she combines executive leadership techniques with personal well-being, helping along the journey to continued growth and career expansion.” – Elise Serbaroli

If you should have any questions, please contact Mara Benner at

Mara Benner, Rev, RMT, Corporate Engagement
Mind-Body-Spirit Integrative Executive Coach
Corporate/Business Acumen
Ordained in Interfaith/Interspiritual Minister
Mindfulness Teacher
Reiki Master
Certified Qigong Instructor
Integrative Reflexologist

Mara has a deep passion for supporting individual’s goals to achieve personal and professional success. Her background includes over 25 years in nonprofit, corporate and government relations leadership. Mara led both a national and state non-profit healthcare association. She spent 15 years at the corporate level, reporting to the CEO of a $2 billion national healthcare company. Mara has also been a successful small business entrepreneur as she loves a new challenge for professional growth. Her various roles have helped her understand the importance of performance coaching to manifest positive changes and meet objectives.

While enjoying her career, Mara was on a personal journey to learn how ancient cultures addressed health, wellbeing and wholeness. She had the pleasure to train with Qigong Masters, Reiki Masters, Lakota Native American healers, as well as integrative healthcare professionals. Mara became ordained through a two-year seminary program focused on interfaith-interspiritual practices. Her studies have included modalities such as meditation, mindfulness, reflexology and more.

She is currently affiliated with the GW Center for Integrative Medicine and has overseen alternative health offerings at GW Hospital. She believes that Rutgers University’s Dr. Swarbrick’s 8 Dimensions of Wellness evidence-based research is an excellent place to begin a person’s journey. Her goal at True North is advocating for a person’s success by emphasizing passions, wellness, wholeness and performance.


Four Directions Wellness:
Four Directions Wellness is an integrative healing provider, based in Alexandria, VA and focused on connecting body, mind, emotions and spirit. The organization offers Reiki trainings and certifications for Reiki 1, 2 and Master. There is also a complimentary one-hour training for self-care Reiki. Finally, the organization works with individuals to help connect mind, body and spirit through coaching. To learn more, please visit

True North Executive Coaching:
True North Executive Coaching combines professional coaching with wellbeing techniques to help you align for success. This unique approach recognizes that our overall wellness is impacted by our careers, and seeks to address both career advancement goals and leadership approaches while also focusing on the whole person for personal happiness, health and wellness. Explore more and seek a complimentary consult with Mara Benner at

For all inquiries contact Mara Benner and True North Executive Coaching