Luann Barndt

Luann Barndt

As Founder of Axiom Quest LLC, Luann aspires to help clients transform challenges into opportunities by tapping into embodied wisdom through the ‘felt sense’.

A lifelong learner, Luann is working on her dissertation exploring learning through the body as a doctoral student in The George Washington University Executive Leadership Program in Human and Organizational Learning. Her passion is furthering our understanding of the relationship between somatic practices and body awareness, cognitive functioning, and emotional self-regulation.

Understanding and engaging in embodied self-awareness has the potential to enhance our actionable learning so critical to thriving in our increasingly challenging world.

A graduate of Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Certification Program, Luann is also certified as a Master Somatic Coach (Strozzi Institute) and is credentialed as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).  Additional training includes Body = Brain™; Leadership Embodiment (LE); Power of Embodied Transformation; Using Adult Development Theory to Coach Leaders; and Somatic Experiencing®. Additional certifications include Leadership Circle Profile™, Manager Edition and Leadership Culture Survey; Success through Observer, Action, Results (SOAR) Facilitator; Action Learning Coach; Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®); and Team Conversational Norms Diagnostic™.

Luann earned three graduate degrees from the National War College; US Army Command and General Staff College; and The George Washington University in addition to her BS in Management from the US Coast Guard Academy.

A proud Coast Guard veteran, married to a veteran, and mother of a US Army soldier, she actively supports active duty military members and veterans.