About Us

Holistic Strategies Consulting Services LLC is a coaching and consulting firm that is comprehensive in nature and expansive.

We employ a holistic approach in our consulting services that includes strategic planning, media relations, government affairs, capacity building and leadership development skills to take your campaign organization/business to the next level.

Through coaching, we go beyond simple motivation or action-item accountability to assist clients to look within, find the answers and expand your vision to craft a plan that is aligned with your values.

Holistic Strategies will help your organization advance innovative campaigns, provide issue specific solutions and share winning strategies.

Our Team

Maria Loya | Email Maria

Maria Loya has 25 years of experience in public policy development & advocacy, non-profit management, community organizing & leadership on a range of issues including: racial justice, immigrant rights, environmental justice, land-use, workers and women’s rights. She is a certified professional coach with Coaching for Transformation’s Leadership that Works certification program. She is also a certified energy healer with Reconnective Healing.

Her coaching and community organizing experience has assisted many social and economic justice groups in achieving transformative justice work. Her holistic coaching approach is designed to assist people in tapping into their higher self to create pivotal change and self actualization.

As an Organizer and Light Worker Maria has dedicated her life to social justice which is an extension of her soul’s mission and purpose to spread light and love. She is the Founder and CEO of Holistic Strategies Coaching and Consulting firm. By combining modern techniques with a traditional healing approach, she guides clients to deeper inquiries, support them in acute and fierce conceptualization, and assist them through perceived obstacles and limitations towards proficiency and fulfillment of identified goals and beyond.

Oscar De La Torre | Email Oscar

Oscar is the Founder and Executive Director of the Pico Youth & Family Center (PYFC) in Santa Monica. Through Oscar’s leadership and PYFC’s dual approach of direct services and advocacy, youth of color in Santa Monica have experienced the greatest level of civic engagement in the City’s recent history. Successful youth-led campaigns have expanded green space and enhanced environmental protections and increased public investment in social services. Oscar has been a leader in youth violence prevention policies in Santa Monica. A former Counselor at Santa Monica High School and Youth Center Director, Oscar has more than 20 years experience supporting youth towards positive transformation.

In November, 2002 Mr. de la Torre was elected as the youngest member to serve on the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education. He was re-elected in 2018. Oscar has more than 25 years experience in political advocacy, media relations and government affairs. In 2018, Mr. de la Torre was elected President of the CA. Latino School Board Association (CLSBA), focusing his leadership on initiatives to strengthen public education throughout the State of California.