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Transform your mental resilience, focus and
athletic performance

with specialized visualizations and
mindset strategies.

Christi powell
& strategist

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Shatter barriers in your mind with groundbreaking visualization techniques?

Welcome to the modern era of visualization.

Foster self-belief and mental agility

Confidently adapt to high-pressure situations

Break through mental blocks in any discipline

Are you ready to

SEE results

Push athletic performance 

Through visualization tactics & strategies
For all athletic disciplines

Together, I collaborate with sports coaches, parents and sports psychologists to help athletes:

Conflict resolution

Topics of expertise across all sports Disciplines

Advocating for yourself

Self worth

Mindset reframing

Goal creation


injury mental blocks

Building element consistency

Finding a new way forward

And so much more...

Individual &
Pair Packages




Personalized Mindset Strategies

Tailored Visualization Design

Weekly Sessions (Remote or in person)

Combination of short- and long-term tactics

Referred to as an athlete's secret weapon, these 4-, 6- or 8-week packages are customizable to address the unique challenges and objectives athletes seek to enhanced focus, adaptability, and peak performance through strategic short- and long-term mindset development. I specialize in figure skating, but work with athletes from all sports.
*For international competitors, please enquire about season retainers.

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Text & phone support during training or competitions

4 weeks

• Tailored Mindset Strategies
• Visualization design
• Once a week on-or-off ice zoom sessions (30 min each)
• 4 Personalized Visualization Recordings


6 weeks

• Tailored Mindset Strategies
• Visualization design
• Once a week on-or-off ice zoom sessions (35 min each)
• 6 Personalized Visualization Recordings
• Additional text or phone support before/during/after competitions


8 weeks

• Tailored Mindset Strategies
• Visualization design
• Once a week on-or-off ice zoom sessions (40 min each)
• 8 Personalized Visualization Recordings
• Additional text or phone support for training & competitions


Individual & Pair Team Packages


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clients include: 

Enhance the performance of your athletes, staff or coaches with group classes for mindset strategies and visualization. Based on your desired outcome, you can do one class or a series, with topics of your choosing. Classes can be done on zoom or in person. Some example themes are below:

Group Classes

Pick your topics

Preventing burnout

Breaking through mental barriers

visualizations for element success

Adapting to high-stress environments

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And more...

Strategy & planning

Discovery call

We'll delve into current challenges and future objectives for potential clients. I'l discuss my philosophy and way of working to see if it's a mutual fit. My methodology is not for everyone, nor should it be.

Visualization Design

After selecting a package, I customize a strategic plan just for you, incorporating both short-term and long-term tactics to reach your goal. 


Start with a complimentary 15 minute Discovery Call and finish with a new sense of self.



My process


Using scientifically-backed techniques, I'll create a series of visualizations to help with emotional regulation and tactical elements,  designed individually for each client.

Data Tracking

Weekly Meetings

Our weekly meetings will focus on implementing tactics and refining your strategy and visualization based on your preferences and progress. 

Competition Check ins

Clients will track a series of variables based on the current struggles they face in a shared note with me. These data points will help guide the direction we continue on or pivot to.

With 6- or 8-week programs, clients will get a competition check in pre- or post-competition to help them get ready for action or reset their mind.


Start with a complimentary 15 minute Discovery Call and finish with a new sense of self.



My process



I don't even know if I'd gotten to the competition if it wasn't for the sessions with Christi

What’s valuable about what Christi does, is recognizing that we are not robots. We are people. People naturally just go up and down. You wake up in a pretty much a different mood every day. Your body tends to follow your mind and our sport is massively mental. She gives you different tactics like visualization, mood charts and nonverbal communication tools for different situations that has strengthened my partnership in ice dance. These tools have been helpful to create deeper understanding and communication between my partner and me, allowing us to navigate the challenges of competition as a united front. 

One of the worst things that can happen, happened at probably one of the worst times. But I learned tools through her and only her to be able to actually continue with my life and not let everything amalgamate into a mess. We skated the best ever we ever have and we finished fourth at Junior Worlds. And I don't even know if I'd gotten to the competition if it wasn't for the sessions with Christi in those times. 

Jessica Nicosia, Phd
Adult Skater

Invaluable life lessons and a newfound sense of self-awareness and confidence

I began working with Christi after seeing some of her work with the Road to Gold program. As a researcher and neuroscientist myself, I began reading up on the science behind visualization and was compelled by the evidence to add it to my skating regimen. Christi was quick to get a read on me as an individual and was able to adapt our sessions and her techniques to my specific needs. I went from popping, on average, 4/7 jumps in my program to being able to do consistent run-throughs rotating, on average, 6/7 jumps and leave the ice feeling a sense of accomplishment and self-satisfaction. I rely on her visualization recordings to get me relaxed and focused before I skate and can hear her saying “emotions aren’t logical” and “adapt to the chaos confidently” every time I feel my performance anxiety start to creep back up. Christi is a rose among thorns in the skating world and our sessions together provided me with invaluable life lessons and a newfound sense of self-awareness and confidence.

Rosemary Wensley

She landed all of her jumps...and finished on the podium

I can't say enough good things about our experience working with Christi. My athlete lost all her doubles, and then kept trying and trying which made things worse, and then led to significant anxiety about jumping. Christi reframed her mindset, reinforced practice strategies, gave her visualization exercises for her jumps and for competitions. This is her first USFS competition of the season, and she landed all her jumps and as an added bonus, finished on the podium.

Emily Hotchkiss

Skills that will help her throughout her entire life

Since Carly began working with Christi, Carly has made huge positive improvements in her mindset and competitions. Carly hated to compete because she’s a perfectionist and would focus on the negative if she didn’t land a jump or mess up on any components of her program. She would have anxiety and cry right before competing and didn’t want to get on the ice…nothing anything said could alleviate her anxiety. Since working with Christi, she has learned visualization techniques and is much less stressed on competition days. In just 1 year, she placed 27th in her excel season and was actually laughing with her coach right before starting her program. As a mother, I’m so relieved to have a coach that can alleviate my daughter’s angst and learn skills that will help her throughout her entire life. I would recommend Christi to any athlete, not just athletes, but to anyone needing a shift in their negative thinking to positive.


It's a game changer

Christi brings a fresh perspective to visualization techniques that empower athletes and enables them to see their goals and what is blocking them from a completely different view. She opens your eyes to thinking about your goals in a different way. As a coach and skating director, I loved watching the athletes discuss everyday concerns . The connection between the athletes and Christi and one another were amazing.

Mindset STrategies to set you apart

Some call me their secret weapon. The way I approach mindset is like no other. With a combination of short-term and long-term strategies and tactics, discover what it takes to really set yourself apart in sport or in business. Invite me to come speak at your conferences, camps or summits. 

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