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Certified Professional Life & Transformation Coach

Carmela's Background

Carmela Schiano is the Founder and President of Live Free Coaching, LLC. She is certified as a Professional Life and Business Coach by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC).

She is also a leader for the Staten Island North Powerful You! Women’s Networking Group. Carmela is certified as an Energy Leadership Index-Master Practitioner. 

Energy Leadership™  is the process that develops a personally effective style of leadership that positively influences and changes not only yourself, but also those with whom you work and interact, as well as your organization as a whole.   

Carmela co-authored the book, “Empowering Transformations for Women: True Stories of Purpose and Faith in Action to Guide you Through Your Ever-unfolding Personal and Professional Life". She appeared as the writing coach for the number one VH1 reality show. 

Carmela has been inducted as a VIP member into the National Association of Professional Women for excellence, leadership and commitment to her profession, while encouraging the achievement of Professional Women. She also spent over 20 years as an educational marketing consultant creating and conducting educational workshops throughout the United States, winning various top sales awards. As the Northeast Regional Sales Manager of The Lyons Group, Inc., she was involved in the development of the early learning concepts of “Barney the Dinosaur” as well as the promotion and sales of products. 

Learn More About Carmela

Keep reading below to learn more about Carmela and hear her story!

If you have any questions or are ready for your consultation, reach out to Carmela today!

Certifications and Affiliation


Certified iPEC Coach and Master Practitioner

Certified as a Professional Coach (CPC) trained through the All-Inclusive Accredited Coach Training Program. Certified as an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP)


Powerful You! Leader

 Powerful You! Women's Network is founded upon the belief that Women are powerful creators, passionate and compassionate leaders, and the heart and backbone of our world's businesses, homes and communities.  

Our Mission is to empower women to find their inner wisdom, follow their passion and live rich authentic lives. 

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