Meet Deb Yager

Hi, I’m Deb Yager. I’m a Master Trainer, Master Coach of NLP, and co-Founder of Yager Training.

While today my bio might look flush with success, it certainly didn’t start that way. I grew up in Missouri with a loving family, but like many young women, I fell into the wrong crowd. Addiction, toxic relationships, and massive debt consumed my life. My former identity: illiterate, (drug)-addicted stripper & sex worker.

In those years, I hit rock bottom a thousand times and didn’t even realize who I was anymore. I only saw two paths before me: end up in prison, or end up dead.

Neither of these seemed like particularly ideal options, so I searched and searched until I met a new friend with whom I had an instant connection. I watched this incredible woman go from substitute teaching to owning her own studio to training other teachers. I desperately wanted to know her secret.

One day, I mustered the courage to ask. She revealed that her “secret” was a tool called NLP: Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

I remember the first time I took an NLP training – staring at the people on stage in complete awe. They spoke differently and just vibrated on a whole different level. I wanted some of that magic in my life right away.

Oh, and I met Brandon during NLP training, now my husband and business partner. But more on that later.

My NLP Coaches and Trainers saw greatness in me. They believed in me when I was unable to believe in myself.

It took me several years, panic attacks, and wild learning curves to get out of my own way. I struggled intensely with social anxiety, motor skills, language skills, and was plagued with crushing doubt and fear. But I kept leaning in. I kept showing up.

Even after I started gaining traction and achieving success, I hid a major part of myself: my story. I felt like an imposter. Would people take me seriously if I told them I was once a drug addict and sex worker? I thought I’d kicked my shame to the curb, and here it was resurfacing.

After connecting with several students with similar backgrounds, I realized the power in my story. And by opening up and sharing it, like I’m doing with you here, I hope to empower you to share your own.

Today, I’m clean. I’m successful. I’m happy. My past no longer weighs me down. I’ve transformed the most dire circumstances into a win. My passion is helping women become unapologetic, liberated, free of shame — and empowering them to speak their truth.

Because THAT is pure magic.

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Main Bio:

Deb Yager is the co-founder of Yager Training Company, a training and coaching company that educates and certifies the world’s most elite coaches, speakers, and leaders who radically transform the lives of others.

Deb is a Master Trainer and Master Coach of NLP who has a passion for helping others become unapologetic, liberated, and free of shame – and empowering them to speak their truth. Deb knows the magic that happens when others believe in you when you cannot believe in yourself. As a drug-addicted former stripper, she transformed her life and now helps leaders wildly upgrade their mindset. She is honored to be able to give back to the world through her philanthropic endeavors.

When Deb is not making a difference in their clients’ lives, she loves being outdoors, savoring healthy food, connecting with her treasured friends, and creating a bold, more beautiful world. To learn more about Deb Yager, visit and book your complimentary clarity call.


Short Bio:

Deb Yager is a Master Trainer of NLP and Co-Founder of Yager Training. She overcame adversity to transform her life and now helps entrepreneurs wildly upgrade their mindset. Deb is passionate about helping to create a bold, more beautiful world. To learn more, visit

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