Applications for all courses are accepted on a rolling basis. Interviews are conducted with all suitable candidates until the course is filled to capacity. 

Toronto In-Person Course

Centre for Applied Neuroscience, Daniels Spectrum Building, 585 Dundas Street East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON.

The Toronto-based courses run one weekend a month from January through till June, including Friday nights (6:30 - 9pm), Saturdays (10am - 5pm), and Sundays (9am - 4pm).

Upcoming Toronto Course:

  • Jan 11 - 13 (Weekend 1)

  • Feb 8 - 10 (Weekend 2)

  • Mar 8 - 10 (Weekend 3)

  • Apr 12 - 14 (Weekend 4)

  • May 10 - 12 (Weekend 5)

  • Jun 7 - 9 (Weekend 6)

  • June - September (Practicum)

  • October 19 - 20 (Level 2 Weekend) - Group Facilitation & Social Neuroscience. Notes: this weekend is not covered by the fees of the general course of the CIT program fees. It is an additional optional weekend of training available to CAN Coaches.

There are also additional monthly professional development sessions hosted online (see schedule below).


Online Course

The Online courses start in the Fall (October) and Winter (February).

The fall course starts in October and runs through until May of the following year, with a 3-week break mid December till early January.

The winter course starts in February and through until July of that year.

Students are expected to attend weekly discussion sessions (7:00 - 8:30 pm ET), attend professional development sessions (once a month - schedule is listed below), work with peer-coaching partners (once or twice a month), complete a coaching practicum (~1-2 hrs/month). Online students are also expected to attend a CAN Coaches Community Weekend in Toronto in June or Halifax in September. 

Upcoming Online courses:

Fall 2018 - Starts Tuesday, October 23rd. This course is now CLOSED for applications.

Winter 2019 - Starts Wednesday, February 6th, 7pm ET. This course is currently taking applications.

Fall 2019 - TBA.

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Costa Rica

We are currently planning for a 2-week retreat-style course in Costa Rica for May 2020. If you are interested in learning more, please see Course Format and Fees and do email us if you want to be placed on an alert email to stay up-to-date.

Upcoming Costa Rica Course:

May 2020.

Online Professional Development Schedule for all Class of 2019 Students

All students, regardless of format, are expected to attend one of the monthly online professional development (PD) sessions offered. The PD sessions are meant to support students’ professional growth as a life coach and prepare them for the practicum, which starts at the end of the course. Students can choose between the options below listed for each PD session, which are lead by CAN Teachers Jeana Conalas and Vanessa Vella:

  • PD1: January 17 (Vanessa) OR January 20 (Jeana)

  • PD2: February 17 (Jeana) OR February 21 (Vanessa)

  • PD3: March 21 (Vanessa) OR March 24 (Jeana)

  • PD4: April 25 (Vanessa) OR April 28 (Jeana)

  • PD5: May 23 (Vanessa) OR May 26 (Jeana)

  • PD6: June 20 (Vanessa) OR June 23 (Jeana)