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About your Organizers

Gestalt International Study Center Coaching Certification

Adriana Bellerose

As the founder of Adriana Bellerose & Associates, Adriana has over 30 years of training and leadership facilitation experience. She has partnered with dozens of companies and thousands of employees across the country to guide them on their path to self-fulfillment. Adriana provides executive, leadership and life transition coaching as well as organizational development and human resources consulting services to companies interested in enhancing the organization across the country. She takes great pride in the trust and transformation achieved through her interactive process and designs and delivers her programs in a way that excites and motivates participants. A firm believer in the healing power of time spent in nature, Adriana spends much of her free time outdoors. When not working with clients, she can be found hiking, kayaking, cycling, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing with family and friends.


  • International Coaching Federation certified and credentialed as a Master Certified Coach (MCC)

  • Advance Cape Cod Training Program graduate

  • Gestalt International Study Center faculty member

  • Licensed to administer several assessments including Management Research Group, Campbell Leadership Inventory, Firo-B and many others

  • Conference Speaker & Facilitator

  • Maine Sea Kayak Guide

  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR

Maine Guide

Nancy Zane

The founder and visionary of North Star Adventures, Nancy Zane is an avid outdoor guide and leader with a passion for guiding individuals on a transformative journey towards self-fulfillment. She brings 25 years’ experience in cultivating outdoor leaders and helping clients discover their potential, both personally and professionally. With a deep-rooted love for nature and a keen understanding of the profound impact it can have on personal growth, Nancy has become a beacon for those seeking inspiration and motivation. Her approach goes beyond the conventional outdoor experience. Nancy’s unique ability to excite and motivate participants sets her apart. She crafts immersive retreats that seamlessly blend adventure with introspection, encouraging individuals to step out of their comfort zones and embrace new challenges. Prior to founding North Star Adventures she oversaw leadership development programs, developed and taught Adventure Education courses.



  • Wilderness EMT

  • Leave No Trace Master Educator

  • Maine Recreational Guide

  • Maine Sea Kayak Guide

  • American Heart Association, First Aid & CPR Instructor

  • National Registry EMT-B

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