As a social being, what I found fascinating was that we had a period of 12 hours of total "isolation"; we were separated to experience the feelings of solitude, which could happen if you were the only survivor. - You can guess how I felt 50 meters from the others, and how I dealt with what went... [more]
As Executive Director of the BC Wildlife Federation, BC's largest conservation organization, it is important that I bring the highest quality trainers and consultants to my board and staff team. Not only have I been struck by Sheila's skill, competence and terrific work ethic in her training and... [more]
~Patti MacAhonic BA Adult Ed, MBA
BC Wildlife Federation
Sheila made the CORE and PAL fun, entertaining and educational all at the same time. Great Experience. [more]
Very informative, very good class. Now I can take all my information I learned today and be safe and confident with guns. [more]
I have worked with Sheila as a volunteer in PEP/Air Search and Rescue since 2005. During this time she has easily become qualified in several rolls. I have found her to be a focused individual that follows her passions with boundless energy. She quickly grasps new concepts and readily... [more]
~Dave Ireland Area Air Deputy
Deputy Zone Commander Central Zone/Pilot
Sheila's successful approach to leadership and training is evident in her own personal results oriented lifestyle. Her ability to balance a busy daily schedule with commitments to family, business and a very active community involvement would be an object lesson in organization and planning for... [more]
I feel that the survival course was very well done. The classroom session was very helpful and the booklet given to us, had very good information to prepare us for the real thing. Our weekend exercise was very useful to me. I learned a lot about wilderness survival and I feel safer now knowing... [more]
I hired Sheila to develop and lead a workshop on conflict resolution to my staff of eight. The workshop was well-organized. The feedback I received from staff was all positive, and they found the workshop to be constructive and effective. Subsequent to the workshop, the level of staff... [more]
~Jonathan Proctor BSc., O.D.
Owner of Selkirk Eyecare
Awesome teacher makes learning fun and interesting. Easy to ask any questions. [more]
Was a great course, very informative. Sheila kept it light hearted but serious. Any questions you had she was willing to answer.
I thoroughly enjoyed the PAL course. Sheila is a fantastic teacher, very helpful and informative. I would highly recommend anyone taking their PAL course with her. [more]
I really enjoyed this WFA course . As a beginner in the first aid training I have found it very informative and interesting. It was a real pleasure to learn from the confident, friendly and knowledgeable instructor! She provided tones of useful information not only about the wilderness first... [more]
I have recently completed the Reclaim Corporate Master Instructor Training (MIT) and I have found this incredibly well facilitated 5 day course to be a most amazing testament to the huge strides that have been made in the world of continuous learning by using for example the SDI (Strength... [more]
~Steve Richburg Forest Protection Officer
Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations
BC Wildfire Management Branch
I absolutely loved participating in Sheila Gruenwald's Master Instructor Trainer (MIT) program in February 2014. I chose to travel for this course, which took 5 full days, despite my own stresses as an entrepreneur... Having taken some of Sheila's courses in the past and collaborated with her on... [more]
~Lauren Phillips The OVERhang Education Center Ltd.