The Experts

The Team

Isabelle Santoire

Founder of We Momentum & IFMGA Mountain Guide

Originally from Québec, Isabelle is one of the few women to have made the mountains her home as a professional mountain guide and member of the IFMGA. Based in Chamonix for the last 25 years, she has guided in the most beautiful environments on earth and inspired people to unlock their imagination and discover ‘what’s possible’.

Isabelle has created WE MOMENTUM as a mission to empower people to live more fulfilling and healthy lives. Her vision is to help individuals & organisations develop and cultivate a sustainable well-being culture.

« Being outdoors & physically active infuses us with happy hormones. As our mind starts processing being in the NOW, our head spins with new projects. That’s the magic I want to share. »

Caroline Wheaton

Artist & Sculptor

Caroline Wheaton is a British born artist and sculptor based in Chamonix.  She is no stranger to juggling creativity and “normal life”, having worked in the corporate world for 25 of the last 30 years.

However, now able to work full time on her artistic practice, Caroline is keen to show others how a little bit of creativity goes a long way in relieving the stresses and strains of everyday life.  As a rule of thumb, her painting explores life in the mountains and her sculpture, the human form.

Dr. Charlotte Edelsten

Human Movement Scientist & Sleep Specialist

With a wealth of scientific knowledge and clinical experience, Charlotte can cut through the significant amount of mis-information we see in the media every day surrounding sleep.

As well as running sleep clinics, where she advises, assesses, and diagnoses individuals with a wide range of sleep problems and disorders, she also works in an educational capacity in the corporate, sports and public domains, delivering lectures, workshops and seminars that serve to raise awareness about the importance of sleep.

She is particularly interested in the cognitive and health related impairment that results from disturbed sleep – and the effect this has on performance

Based in Chamonix, she is one of several researchers responsible for running an annual study during the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc.

Louise Ansell

Life Coach & Well-being Specialist

Louise is a performance, mental health and wellbeing specialist providing training and coaching solutions for individuals and organisations. This includes the MHFA Mental Health First Aid Courses, tailored Workplace Wellbeing Workshops and working with leaders to cultivate effective cultural change within their organisations. She writes most of the Sky Bounders courses and articles and works with a range of clients on a personal coaching, training and consultancy basis.

Tania Cotton

Movement Specialist & Performance Coach
Tania has over 25 years’ experience helping individuals and organizations value health and unlock performance potential and works with the Swiss Olympic Medical Centre, Geneva. Tania reveals how even small changes in our posture, movement and lifestyle habits can have a huge impact on our health and performance outcomes and sense of well-being.

Tania is passionate about helping people reconnect with nature by actively sharing movement experiences with them that enable them to feel what it is like to thrive, and feel really alive.
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Rebecca Dent

High Performance Dietitian

Rebecca Dent is a High Performance Dietitian with over 20 years’ experience working in clinical practice and within sport, ranging from recreational participants to elite world champions and Olympic athletes.
Rebecca prides herself in remaining up to date with the latest nutrition science and can debunk any myth/confusion surrounding nutrition.

Neil Maclean-Martin

Clinical Director & MSK Sports Specialist
Neil is a Sports Specialist Physiotherapist with over 20 years’ clinical experience and has worked with gold medalists at three olympics and 5km finishers alike.  He thrives on sharing success and will help anyone, serious about their sport, to train like an olympian.  When not working he will be spending time with his family or preparing for his next UTMB or skimo race.


Life and leadership coach

As a certified coach and mindfulness teacher, Tom helps individuals, teams and organizations create meaningful change and impact. He supports people to develop self-awareness and to be more effective in their roles. Tom also supports clients with their mental and emotional wellbeing.

Tom’s clients learn to balance their priorities, handle pressure, and thrive in complexity. This helps them to bring greater positive influence, success, and meaning into their lives and their organizations.

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DR. Kaz Williams

Performance Psychologist

Kaz is a Performance Psychologist. With a PhD in ethnography and MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology, she has studied our power to perform to the very best of our ability, when in stressful situations or when faced with adversity.

Kaz is passionate about helping you learn the skills to challenge negative thought processes and develop new strategies to change the way you think and behave in order to train, live and perform to your very best.

Robbie Fenlon

Mindfulness Trainer

Robbie is a mindfulness trainer (Search Inside Yourself (SIY) and Mindfulness Association UK Certified Teacher), ICF certified integral executive coach and a IFMGA professional mountain guide. He is based in Switzerland and runs, an integral coaching, mindfulness and mountain guiding business.  The purpose is to help people discover how they can develop themselves through inner and outer exploration.  He works with individuals in schools, businesses and organisations.  He has a special interest in working with entrepreneurs.
Robbie is a founding memberMindfulness Association Switzerland

Geneviève Major

Mindfulness Trainer &
Human Nutrition and Kinetics (PhD)

Geneviève holds a PhD in Human Nutrition and Human Kinetics and is a professional project manager (PMP).  After 14 years of working in the food industry as a research scientist and nutritionist, Geneviève is now focusing on the “human side” of businesses; she teaches and study the impacts of mindfulness-based emotional intelligence programs on individuals and group performance and wellbeing.

As a mindfulness meditation practitioner for many years, Geneviève has more recently becomeSearch Inside Yourself(SIY) Certified Teacher, and is currently completing her teacher certification for the programs MB-LC (Mindfulness Association.Be) and the science-based mindful eating programs MB-EAT (Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training) and ME-CL (Mindfulness Based Conscious Living).

Geneviève is a founding member of Mindfulness Association Switzerland.

«Alone we go faster, together we go further.»

Rodolphe Taverne