Meet Carly

If you don’t feel aligned, grounded and
playful each day in your business

we need to talk. . .

I’m Carly.

If you’ve got a big heart and a big mission, but building your business feels like a roller coaster that’s not fun anymore. . .

I get it.

On the one hand, you don’t want to be constantly pushing a boulder uphill to build your business, but you also know you can’t just sit around doing affirmations while waiting for it to happen.

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I want to show you the in-between. . . where alignment meets inspired action.

I help heart-centered coaches & creatives who feel unclear baby-step their way into a profitable coaching business through aligned action that combines smart business tactics with their own body mind connection.

When I first started my coaching business it felt like such a relief.

After all, looking back there was never any question that my work would involve helping people. When I was little, I felt physically ill when someone was getting picked on in school. I could feel how uncomfortable they were, and I could feel their shame. So I’d try my very best to go out of my way to make them feel welcome and included.

So naturally when I found massage therapy, it was a great fit because I could empathize with how people were feeling and use it to intuitively figure out where they were holding their stress. I quickly became one of the most requested at the Peninsula Hotel Spa . . . but unfortunately I eventually realized that I wouldn’t be able to stay.

I had little control over how many clients were on my schedule so I was often overbooked and seeing more people than my body could physically handle.

The result not too long into my massage career was chronic muscle fatigue, exhaustion and burnout. So I left the spa to open my own practice, which quickly took off!

Guess What?

I built the same darn thing I left behind at the spa, because I didn’t know any other way of running a massage practice.

Even though I was now my own boss, I still didn’t feel like I could take nights and weekends off. I felt like I needed to squeeze in clients whenever they could come in. And once again, I could feel the burnout creeping in. I knew I had to make some changes, and fast!

A little voice inside was telling me what to do next. After all our sessions were so much more than just a massage. I was already coaching some of my clients, but it took me a while to trust myself and gain the confidence to speak up and actually say what I knew I was meant to do, and own it. Once I did, I felt more like myself than ever before.

But little did I know that I was about to spend YEARS swirling and wondering when I was finally going to have the thriving business that let me serve people the way I wanted to.

I didn’t know what to focus on. There was so much confusing noise on the internet and it felt like everything was moving so fast except me. At the end of each day, I wondered how I could be so busy with nothing to show for it. And it was so discouraging to feel my energy and joy get depleted.

Plus, I was so ashamed of myself for not generating any real results despite the dizzying amount of money I’d invested.

I knew I wasn’t supposed to compare myself to others, but how can you not??

I was seeing all these successful coaches with backgrounds in PR or marketing, and it made the healer in me, who wasn’t good at tech, feel like I might not have what it takes.

I realized I couldn’t keep getting pulled in a million different directions . . .

Leaking my valuable energy by trying out one unsuccessful strategy after another . . .

Trying to do things exactly like everyone else . . .

So I made a decision.

I rewrote the rules for my business and my life and decided to do things differently and tap into what my body was trying to tell me.

The result, only two short years later? I traded in seeing clients in person and in an office space that felt heavy for a completely virtual, profitable coaching practice that embodies everything I wished to create in my life (including living in Ireland, and traveling the world!).

It not only lets me feel like I’m playing, but I wake up everyday knowing I’m truly transforming lives!

This is the feeling of freedom. This is the feeling of alignment. And these are the feelings and RESULTS I help my clients experience, too.

I’m here to set you on the right path, make your life WAY easier, and help you build your business the RIGHT way (YOUR way!).

And I want to help you save the years that it took me to get here. Because when you can tap into your body’s wisdom, it becomes easy to implement my simple step-by-step growth strategy where you focus on the right things exactly when you actually need them! And that brings results like nothing else will.



Professional Bio

Carly Clark Zimmer is a business coach and Certified BodyMind Master Coach, Associate Coach for the BodyMind Coaching Certification Program, was trained as a Licensed Massage Therapist at the Swedish Institute and has a BA in Visual Art.

After working at the 5-Star Peninsula Hotel spa and becoming one of its most requested massage therapists, Carly transitioned to coaching only to realize that it also meant she needed to learn to be a CEO. . . on her terms. Now she helps other new coaches and creatives build profitable businesses the RIGHT way, unique to each person. . . without feeling like you’re constantly hustling, and instead connecting to the inner wisdom of your body.