Life Coach       New York - Los Angeles   - BEVERLY HILLS

Life Coach
New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS


We could all use a little life coaching, accountability and motivation, because when you are playing the "game", it’s hard to think of everything. "Coaching in Life is Like in Sports!" - It means that a life coach is as important for someones life, as a sports coach is for an athlete's career. What makes a Life Coach a great and successful life coach? What makes a Life Coach capable of helping others to reach their goals? Is it an online coaching seminar, or a three month coaching course? Is it a coaching certificate? Of course NOT. School cannot teach a life coach experience. The best life coaches have a vast life experience, they've worked their way up to success at least once, they are disciplined, accomplished, and everything that they are teaching you they've first done it themselves many times. You definitely want to learn from a life coach’s experience, not books. Irina Popa-Erwin’s education, unparalleled background, and unique life and business experience has given her the ability to always exceed expectations and inspire people from New York City to Beverly Hills, CA, to Europe and around the world, to reach their goals in all aspects of life, by focusing on their entire life instead of one or two limited aspects.

Former professional athlete and one-of-a-kind life, career and executive coach, Irina Popa-Erwin, has a sixth sense that gives her the unique ability to help and empower anyone from the average person to executives, celebrities, and professional athletes around the world. Become the best by learning from high achievers and champions.

Learn more > LIFE COACHING

   Executive Coach    New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS

Executive Coach
New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS


Executive Coaching offers the proper support to top achievers to improve their leadership skills, overcome challenges, and increase performance while handling stress better and improving work-life balance. Like with anything good, while it’s difficult to find an exceptional executive coach, the moment you'll speak with the right executive coach for you, you'll know it. What makes an Executive Coach great and able to transfer that knowledge and wisdom to other executives? The school he/she graduated? Certificates? Gender? - NO, of course not!! A great Executive Coach is defined by experience, success, skills, strong intuition, life lessons and an unbelievable ability to get back up after life throws a strong punch. Today's executives have continuously increasing challenges, not only in cities like NYC, Los Angeles, Paris, Milan, London, but in any place around the world. The reality is that executives are facing an unprecedented complexity on the marketplace, and that's why working with a top Executive Coach it's so valuable. Whether your focus is on expansion, stress management, branding, profitability, life-work balance, or meeting deadlines, executives are under unprecedented pressure. 

Have you ever wished that the day would have more than 24 hours and the week is longer than 7 days, so you could get more done? Executive Coaching offers you the best support in order to be able to handle stress better, improve time management, delegation and mentoring skills, while improving work-life balance, and maximize your overall performance.


   Life Coach for Athletes       New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS

Life Coach for Athletes
New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS


Irina Popa-Erwin knows from personal experience what challenges professional athletes are facing every day on the field, court or gym and after retiring, as she is a former professional multi-medalist gymnast. For the past 12 years Irina has helped many athletes and sport teams in Europe, Asia, and USA, including New York City, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and Miami to overcome their challenges and fears in order to become the best at their game, and prolong their career, or find that sports 'cheering' and purpose in 'real life' after retiring.

Irina Popa-Erwin is an accomplished professional Life Coach for Athletes with 100% personal experience and natural-born leadership skills, and 15 years of unparalleled sports and life coaching experience. Irina knows from personal experience what it really takes for any athlete to reach the highest level of performance on and off the court, field or gym. Irina's unique approach, and life experience has allowed her to empower athletes and sports teams to brake through their own resistances in order to reach the top. Coaching in life is like in sports!


   Career Coach    New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS

Career Coach
New York - Los Angeles - BEVERLY HILLS


Building a career has many challenges regardless where you are living in the world, especially in big cities, such as New York City, London, Paris, Milan and Los Angeles, just to name a few. Pursuing a career involves facing many challenges, and it requires you to stay focused while constantly improve your professional skills, which is very hard when all doors are closing in front of you and rejections are taking a toll on you. Finding what you are most passionate about and gaining clarity towards your personal life and career is key to achieving the life and career you have always wanted.

For those transitioning to a higher level of management, your career becomes even more challenging as your responsibilities increase, and you'll have to develop better professional and personal skills, while improving communication and leadership skills. All this can be very stressful and it's important to stay focused. A top career coach can help you to gain clarity, overcome challenges, and improve your personal and professional skills in order to stay focused, remain in the game and accomplish more.


30 Minutes Could Change Your Life!

There is no telling what you can accomplish when you get inspired, motivated and act upon your dreams. You are under no obligation to repeat last year!
— by Irina Popa-Erwin

As there is no one-fits-all effective coaching, our programs are completely personalized, results driven, and include unlimited support in between the weekly sessions. Please contact us to schedule a 30 min professional coaching consultation where you learn more about our services and unique approach, and we learn more about you, your challenges, paradigms, and goals in order to determine what coaching program and tools would work best for you, and find out if we are a good fit to work together.

Quitting lasts forever, so don’t quit! If you can’t, then find someone to help you not to quit. There is no difference between people that reach their goals and dreams, and people that did not, besides a never quitting attitude, good mentorship, the will to sacrifice, and the willingness to change themselves.
— Irina Popa-Erwin

The Only Life Coach in the World Featured on IMDb



From left to right:
Irina Popa-Erwin & Jim Rohn - A National Treasure; Irina Popa-Erwin coaching a celebrity on a Showtime documentary in Los Angeles, CA; Irina Popa-Erwin speaking with 4 Emmy Awards winner, Antwan Lewis, about "Retiring without Anxiety" on FOX 5 New York; Irina Popa-Erwin & CBS NY reporter, Marc Liverman; Irina Popa-Erwin & FOX 5 NY reporter, Mac King; Irina Popa-Erwin & Dr. Richard Carmona - 17th Surgeon General of the United States; Irina Popa-Erwin & The Honorable Lili Bosse - Former Mayor of Beverly Hills, CA; Irina Popa-Erwin & Dr. David Heber - Founder of the Cellular & Molecular Center at UCLA and Best Doctor in USA voted by 35,000 doctors for the past 10 years in a row; Irina Popa-Erwin & James Riley, former LA Galaxy player and winner of the MLS Championship Cup in 2014; James Riley and lookalike, John Legend; Irina Popa-Erwin - Today Magazine photoshoot.


Life coaching is the art of mentoring people to reach their goals and dreams by using different tools, exercises and personal experience teachings gained from extensive personal successful experiences, failures, education and mentorship. Yes, a good life, career or executive coach has to have natural born skills as well. A life coach acts as a mentor for someones life, exactly like a sports coach acts as a trainer for an athlete, which is key for the athlete to become a champion. As we all know, there has never been an athlete that won a medal or cup without having a coach to help train. The same concept applies to life, career and executive coaching. A good life, career or executive coach has to have a tremendous amount of successful life & business experience, natural born skills, pedagogy knowledge, talent, leadership, professional sports experience is very helpful, and psychology knowledge is essential.



Successful people believe that tomorrow will always be a better day, probably the best day yet. They believe that any challenge is meant to teach them something and that failure is mandatory in order to succeed. Successful people know that we, the people, learn when things are tough, not when things are easy. No one has ever learned during a success, but during a failure. Top achievers are happy when they fail, because that means that they are that close to succeeding. They use stress and challenges to fuel their momentum, not to kill it and quit. Successful people always see the good in anything first, and recognize an opportunity disguised in an apparently bad situation, because they are always looking for a solution, they never focus on the problem. And lastly, successful people have totally different rituals/habits every day, which are helping them to reach their dreams and overcome anything that comes their way.


FOX 5 New York reporter and 4-times Emmy Award winner, Antwan Lewis, interviews renowned coach, Irina Popa-Erwin,
on "How to Make the Best of Retirement?"

 Irina Popa-Erwin & Antwan Lewis of FOX5 NY

Irina Popa-Erwin & Antwan Lewis of FOX5 NY

 Irina Popa-Erwin & Antwan Lewis interview on FOX5 NY

Irina Popa-Erwin & Antwan Lewis interview on FOX5 NY

Many Americans have tremendous anxiety about retiring and life thereafter. New York-based career and life coach Irina Popa-Erwin says what she hears most is people not having something to do in retirement.

March 27th, 2018 on Fox 5 NY @ 6pm

CBS NEW YORK INTERVIEW ON "How to Make a Bad Day Better?"

CBS New York reporter, Marc Liverman, interviews renowned coach, Irina Popa-Erwin,
on "How to Make a Bad Day Better?"

February 22nd, 2018 on CBS News New York Recorded at The NYC Life Coach HQ

Irina Popa-Erwin & Marc Liverman Interview

 Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin Interviewed by Marc Liverman of CBS New York

Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin Interviewed by Marc Liverman of CBS New York

 "How To Keep The Rest Of Summer From Flying By?" ON CBS NEW YORK

CBS New York reporter, Marc Liverman, interviews renowned coach, Irina Popa-Erwin,
on "How to Keep the Rest of Summer from Flying By?"

July 31st, 2018 on CBS News New York Recorded at The NYC Life Coach HQ
 Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin & Marc Liverman - CBS News New York Journalist

Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin & Marc Liverman - CBS News New York Journalist

 Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin & Marc Liverman - CBS News New York Journalist

Life Coach Irina Popa-Erwin & Marc Liverman - CBS News New York Journalist

The NYC Life Coach | Life Coaching New York - Los Angeles

From Manhattan, NEW YORK to Beverly Hills, LOS ANGELES, Ca & Beyond

Unique Former Professional Multi-Medalist Gymnast and a Successful Entrepreneur on two continents offers results driven Life, Executive & Career Coaching Services around the world, and Unlimited Support in between her unique 90 minute weekly sessions. Due to its results and reputation of helping clients not only to meet their goals, but exceed them, The NYC Life Coach became the go-to professional boutique coaching company for a select clientele in USA, Canada, South & Central America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

The NYC Life Coach really wants its clients to succeed and exceed their goals in life, career and sports.  For the past 11 years, The NYC Life Coach has specialized on professional Life Coaching, Executive Coaching, Athlete Life Coaching, Career Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Celebrity Life CoachingStress Management Coaching, Team Building Coaching, MasterMind Coaching, and Wellness Coaching services, dedicated to help, inspire, guide and motivate individuals, celebrities, athletes, executives and top achievers to overcome challenges, fears, and breakthrough personal resistances in order to really exceed their goals and reach their dreams.

The NYC Life Coach's personalized professional coaching services are designed for the average person, teenagers, professional/college/high school athletes & sports teams, celebrities, executives, corporations, and high achievers. Please take a minute to watch the short video below and learn more about what is coaching. Thank you.

 Irina Popa-Erwin at BronxNet TV on Personal Growth Workshop

Irina Popa-Erwin at BronxNet TV on Personal Growth Workshop

The NYC Life Coach and Irina Popa-Erwin is proud to be able to give back by offering complimentary professional life coaching services to BEVERLY HILLS HIGH SCHOOL'S students, through the City of Beverly Hills, since 2014.