Pilar Angel, Axeos Performance Institute Co-Founder
Pilar is an Institute of HeartMath certified Coach, with additional certifications as a Health and Wellness Coach and a Certified Consulting Hypnotist. She combines her knowledge of multiple techniques and technologies in her respiratory fitness and HRV trainings for Axeos. She is a Board Member for the Biofeedback Society of Texas.
Prior to Axeos, Pilar had a successful private practice as a hypnotherapist for nearly 12 years, both in her hometown of Cali and Dallas, Texas. Pilar was often described as having a natural ability to help her clients achieve their greatest potential.
Pilar is an experienced social communicator, journalist and writer. For more than 20 years, she has been a professional communications consultant and speechwriter. In her native Colombia, Pilar’s trademark was enhancing her clients’ public performance through the development of their personal and professional self-confidence. Pilar’s prestigious clients include a former President and First Lady, a State Governor, Senators, a Presidential candidate, and a city Mayor.
Pilar is fully fluent in English and Spanish. She is a present member of the National Guild of Hypnotists -since 1998-; Board Member for the Biofeedback Society of Texas from 2011-2013 and member from 2009 to present, as well as member of the North Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis.
Eileen McDonald, Axeos Performance Institute Co-Founder
Eileen has been an RN for 30 years and is a certified Respiratory Fitness Coach and Behavioral Change Coach. She is currently pursuing her masters in Breathing Sciences. In 2013, Eileen graduated from Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy (formerly Bark Coaching Institute), an international organization on the leading edge of holistic coaching. After graduation, Eileen joined Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Academy (WOW) as an assistant faculty member. WOW Academy is led by visionary leader, Dr. Linda Bark, PhD, RN, MCC,NC-BC, a pioneer in the field of professional coaching and nurse coaching.
Eileen is a certified Biofeedback Trainer. Over the past 10 years, Eileen completed her neurofeedback didactic training at University of North Texas and was mentored by Dr. Richard Soutar, pioneer in the field of neurofeedback and biofeedback, where they successfully worked with businessmen and athletes on peak performance. Eileen completed the Heart Rate Variability (HRV) didactic training with Dr. Fred Shaffer, an expert in the HRV field. She was also trained by Dr. Bob Whitehouse, a pioneer in HRV.
In her years as an RN, Eileen specialized in areas such as adult cardiac care, pediatric intensive care, neonatal intensive care, patient education, healthcare management/leadership, and health wellness coaching.
At Axeos, Eileen coaches individuals in a client centered, proactive approach to managing their everyday stressors. She combines advanced scientific techniques and technologies that allow the individual to observe their physiological stress response and make the “invisible visible.” Her fundamental mission is to help people improve health and performance through behavioral learning principles.
Executive Board Member Biofeedback Society of Texas, 2009-Present International Coaching Federation-North Texas Chapter International Society of Neurofeedback and Research
Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback Member
American Holistic Nurses Association