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Mindfulness for Focused Athletic Performance

Visualization, meditation and mindset strategies with data-driven results.

Christi powell

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Sharpen your focus for optimal athletic performance?

Welcome to the modern era of visualization.

Foster mental adaptability

Excel in high-pressure situations

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Build confidence from the inside out

For all athletic disciplines

Improve athletic focus and performance with a mindfulness growth plan using visualization tools, mindset strategies, and data metrics. As a visualization expert, I collaborate with sports coaches, parents and sports psychologists to help:

Enhance performance focus under pressure


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Packages are fully customizable to work with an athlete's timeline or season competition schedule. Some prefer a monthly or season retainer, others prefer 6, 8 and 12 week packages

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6, 8 or 12 week packages for individual athletes in any sport discipline, including team sports. They include weekly sessions, visualization design, meditations and personalized strategies with data tracking.
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6, 8 or 12 week packages for two athletes working together in synchronized or complementary roles to achieve a common goal such as ice dance, pair skating or doubles tennis. Includes weekly sessions, visualization design, meditations and personalized strategies with data tracking.

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For teams seeking tailored services for the whole group or individual athletes needing extra support and resources to enhance wellbeing and performance from the inside out throughout the season.

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For those seeking one-off or a series of visualization and mindfulness classes tailored to the needs of their athletes, coaches or staff. 

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Preventing burnout

enhancing focus under pressure

visualizations for element success

Excelling in high-stress environments

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Competitive adaptability 

Advocating for yourself

Overcoming fear after injury


Focus your performance

My visualizations move past old-school methods that focus solely on outcomes. You can't control outcomes, but you can control the various variables for better adaptability, which then influences better outcomes. Focus your performance with mindfulness and visualization techniques. 

My Visualization Methods & Benefits:

  • Holistic Approach: Address life inside and outside of sport, treating the whole person.
  • Innovative Techniques: Combine tactical, process, and non-sensical visualizations to regulate emotions, create consistency, and develop skills.
  • Customizable: Fully adaptable to evolve with the athlete's growth.
  • Empowering: Teach athletes to create their own visualizations.
  • Collaborative: Work with coaches and athletes to break down sport elements, plays, or movements for visualizations
  • Efficient: Dissect elements with visualization to create muscle memory without overworking the body.
  • Unified: Get your brain and body to work together as one.

World Competitor 2024

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. 

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Tyler THames
'23 & '24 US Figure Skating Adult Silver
Men's National Champion 

'22,'23 & '24 US Figure Skating
Midwestern Sectional Silver Men’s Champion 

Christi has been one of the most amazing experiences I've had in my life

Working with Christi Powell has been one of the most amazing experiences I've had in my life and has also transformed my life for the better. She has become someone that not only I trust but my coaching staff for figure skating has openly stated “continue working with’s working”. Christi has a very profound way of unlocking and guiding certain triggers that may appear, allowing you to work them out in a much healthier way to not only grow in your sport but in your daily life. She has become a valued member of my team in skating but also someone I cherish in my life. If you’re looking for someone you can trust as a safe space in a world of mental fog and someone to be a lighthouse to guide you through it, you’ve found your person. She provides numerous tools to handle and adapt to high stress practices and competitions. I look forward to each session and may more journeys in the future with Christi.  

Jessica Nicosia, Phd
Senior 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
Parent of pre-bronze skater

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
Parent of junior skater

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.

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