IPHI’s founder, Mar De Carlo (formerly Mary Oscategui prior to 2017) is also the founder of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants, International Academy of Baby Planner Professionals, Business Sanctuary and Physical Awakening Yoga School. She has a wealth of training and experience, over 25 years and is known for her creative, cutting edge and integrative approach connecting and bridging systems in a variety of industries across the globe that have transformed thousands of lives in 59 countries in 10 languages.
She is an innovative curriculum developer and has developed high quality evidenced based holistic curriculums since 2009. Mar educates and trains professionals to start, expand and grow businesses that transform lives through a unique holistic integrative approach which she introduced and pioneered to all the companies she has founded. This includes supporting professionals to personally develop and overcome challenges while accomplishing their business, personal and financial goals. Clients enjoy working with her because of her strong optimistic mindset, boundless energy, practical solutions and empowering holistic approach that has been proven effective and long term. Doctors, Naturopaths, Midwives, Nurses, Lactation Consultants, Behavioral Therapists are just a few examples of the many professionals, Mar has trained. In addition, she is also highly skilled with professional industry standards, scope and boundaries to practice and business mastery. Many have been so inspired by Mar that they have gone on to follow in her footsteps. Below are a few of Mar’s contributions to several parenting and health industries:
Mar’s extensive background and experience is rich and diverse. As a result she brings a wealth of talent as an Entrepreneur, Artist, Educator, Curriculum Developer, Author, Life & Business Coach, Dancer, Fitness Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Singer, Actress and Mother with a multitude of certifications, training, management under her belt and over twenty-five years’ experience.
She is known for her holistic, creative, unconventional, cutting edge integrative approach connecting and bridging many systems and approaches in a variety of industries that have touched thousands of lives throughout fifty-nine countries around the world.
Born and raised in Queens, NY, Mar has been living life to the fullest, working and artistically expressing herself since the age of ten. She calls herself a learning junkie and has pursued over two dozen training programs in a multitude of fields including: health coaching, fitness, yoga instruction, group exercise, personal training, pilates, pregnancy, business, film and radio, performance arts, management, education, psychology, relationship coaching, parent coaching, personal development, singing, acting and dance.
Her creativity and zest for learning and growth led her to successfully develop a variety of international professional online training certification programs in the pregnancy, parenting, health, business yoga and dance industries that integrate all aspects of life and holistic living.
She has overcome countless challenges throughout her life; using each as stepping stones to not only form the person she today but to also help others overcome their challenges in the most practical, holistic, sustainable, inspirational and transformative way.
Mar has been interviewed and published in a number of publications such as US News & World Report, has made a variety of television appearances including Good Morning America. She has also served as an SBDC small business adviser and a board member of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce.
She enjoys advising and coaching businesses and entrepreneurs, expressing herself through a variety of artistic avenues and developing top notch curriculum programs providing the ultimate learning experience including a powerful gateway for personal, spiritual and social growth.
FOUNDER/CEO, International Parenting & Health Institute 2009 – Present
Built the world’s most progressive and holistic online education organization for health and parenting professionals, with evidence-based training, practical application certification and global support at all business stages represented in 59 countries. Health Professionals and Parenting Education, Curriculum Developer, Leader and Facilitator.
FOUNDER, Association of Professional Sleep Consultants 2011 – 2018 (management and operations)
Hand-picked and trained an Executive Director and Managing Director to perform company’s operations and meet members’ needs. Devised and executed strategic and tactical action plans focused on improving financial performance, establishing long-term business growth, and building top- performing team to drive achievement of objectives.
SMALL BUSINESS ADVISOR Marin SBDC & Renaissance Center Marin 2015 – 2016
Provided small business coaching services for the SBDC in West Marin via Renaissance Center.
Fitness and Group Exercise leadership positions in Management
The Sports Club LA/Boston /The Sports Club LA/NYC / The Sports Club LA/DC
Achievements include managing staff of 70 private trainers and 45 group exercise instructors. Responsible for achieving and surpassing monthly sales goals, marketing, creating programs and training staff. Achieved the highest percentage increase in average sales per month. Increased sales, productivity and participation of classes, events and private training services.
FITNESS MANAGER The Sports Club LA-NY/Washington DC (April-June 06)
GROUP EXERCISE/FITNESS MANAGER The Sports Club LA-NY/Rock Center (May 2004-April 06)
ASSISTANT FITNESS MANAGER The Sports Club LA-NY/Boston (Oct 2001-May 2004)
While, Mar never stops learning, below is a sample list of Mar’s past training and education in addition to her own research, self-study and over 25 years coaching experience:
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mass Communications
Birth Psychology: Association of Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health
Breathing: Breathing For Maximum Results
Yoga: Yin Yoga and Chakras
Law of Attraction: Neville Goddard
Emotional Intelligence/Neuroscience/Psychoneuroimmunology/NLP: Dr. Joe Dispenza, Jiddu Krihnamurti, BK Shivani, Sadhguru, Paul Chek, Dr Bruce Lipton, Dr Mark Wolynn, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Dr Gabor Mate, Gordon Neufeld
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