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Mari Lalana is a certified Life Coach and Equine Guided Coach.


She operates an Equine Guided Wellness, Learning and Coaching practice at her site in South Surrey, White Rock BC, Canada.


Member of:

  • ICF (International Coaching Federation)  

  • EFWC (Equine Facilitated Wellness Canada).

Apprenticed at:

  • Unbridling Your Brilliance in the 'Adventures in Awareness' program


Former Director of Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre in Surrey, her education includes studies in business, entrepreneurship, interior design and art. She has owned and operated several businesses including

  • a Spanish chocolate cafe in English Bay, Vancouver; 

  • a pet centre in California that offered grooming, training both companion and security dogs and a retail boutique;

  • a preschool and after school care facility in White Rock;

  • and an art school and an interior design company in the Philippines. ​

Horses have been her life long passion. First trained in traditional riding disciplines she later explored the world of animal communication and 'natural' horsemanship.


Now focusing on sentience and spirit, she wishes to offer a place of peace and connectivity where healing is possible.


She is blessed to share space with her beautiful animal family and to offer this healing place to you. 

Her sentient beings include:

  • a street dog, who, by the way, has his own Facebook page: Kenneth the Canadian Askal -  feel free to like and follow his heroic story of abuse to happy rescue.

  • The Hens and Chicks - healers in training: Coco, Cadbury, Vinnie and others...

  • Our wild volunteers - rabbits, birds, bugs

  • and last but not least, the equine healers who do such amazing work:

    • Faith, Hope, & Grace - the Miniature Horses

    • Pacci, Burrito & Fernanda - the Miniature Donkeys

Get to know them on the Meet the Animals page.

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