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Life is Consciousness." - Emmet Fox

About Zama

Zama is a bespoke Coaching and Training company founded by Michelle Tanmizi in Hong Kong. We work internationally, having served both corporate and individual clients. We believe in making a difference in personal and business lives of people and we also believe in giving back to the community through our probono work.

Our Core Values are Integrity, Respect and Kindness and we strive to work according to these values.

Mission and Vision

Zama Mission

Coach, train and assist Corporations and Individuals through Life and Work’s challenges to bring about Consciousness, Personal empowerment and Positive change.

Zama Vision

To make a Difference internationally in corporations, with individuals and in communities by Bringing humanity back to the Workplace and Authenticity back into life.

Our Coach, Trainer and Founder - Michelle Tanmizi

With over 20 years of Corporate and Business skills and experience, Michelle understands the business environment and speaks the corporate language. She was previously in top managerial positions, running multi-national companies. She has a proven track record in people management and in building and restructuring effective and productive teams. Michelle is passionate about people and this is felt in her work.

Complemented with her Coaching, Counselling and Training qualifications, she is highly effective in facilitating positive change in Individuals, identifying with them behaviour that no longer serves them any purpose and that is preventing them from leading the Life they wish to have or becoming the Leaders they want to become at Work. She also understands Gender issues intimately and is passionate about developing Women Leaders. Michelle specialises in Conscious Life and Work Management as well as Behavioural and Leadership Coaching that cover all of these areas.

She advocates living an authentic life and facilitates awareness and accountability in her Coaching and Trainings. Her coaching style is best described as Supportive, Engaging and Compassionately Challenging.

Asian but having lived in Europe and the United States, among other countries, Michelle is versatile, adaptable and understands both the Asian and Western mentality and culture. She speaks English and French fluently and Coaches in both languages.

Michelle is a motivational speaker and was invited to present at TedxTalks HKUST March 2014. (Michelle Tanmizi TedxHKUST).

Michelle is a Contributing Author of "Conscious Business", part of the bestseller "Adventures in Manifesting" series of Books. You can order this book directly from Michelle Tanmizi by writing her an email.

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Our Coach and Trainer Credentials

  • Practitioner of Neuro-Semantics (NS) & Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Associate Certified Meta-Coach, ACMC (ISNS and MCF - Meta-Coach Foundation)
  • Group and Team Meta-Coach (ISNS and MCF - Meta-Coach Foundation)
  • Living Passion & Purpose Practitioner (Mind Institute)
  • Self-Actualization® Psychology Trainer (ISNS)
  • EQ-i® Practitioner (Workplace, 360 & Leadership Emotional Intelligence Assessment)
  • Lab Profile® Practitioner (Success Strategies)
  • Neuro-Semantics NLP Trainer (ISNS)
  • Counsellor (St. John's Counselling)
  • Master in International Business (EDHEC)
  • Contributing Author of "Conscious Business" (part of the Adventures in Manifesting series of books)
  • Motivational Speaker

  • Member of the International Society of Neuro-Semantics (ISNS) (www.neurosemantics.com)
  • Member of the Meta-Coach Foundation (MCF) (www.metacoachfoundation.org)
  • Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), both international and the Hong Kong ICF (www.coachfederation.org & www.icfhk.org)
  • Affiliate Member of the Australian Board of Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP) (www.abnlp.org.au)
  • Member of the Hong Kong International Coaching Community (HKICC) (www.coachinghk.com)
  • Member of the International Association of Women in Business Coaching (www.womenincoaching.com)
EQi AssessmentsMeta-Coach International International Society of Neuro-Semantics

Some Zama Clients

  • Airbus
  • Christian Action Hong Kong
  • Pathfinders Hong Kong
  • Justice Centre Hong Kong

The Zama Name...

Zama is the ancient name of a beautiful Mayan Temple located on the Southern coast of Mexico, called Tulum. The ruins stand on 12-metre tall cliffs along the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on the Caribbean SeaTulum.

Zama is Mayan for "City of Dawn" because it faces the sunrise. We adopted this name because it represents a new day and a new beginning.