In a time where we are more connected than ever by advances in technology, we are simultaneously losing opportunities to connect on a personal level. We at metanoia believe that personal connection is integral to wellness. That is why we strive to fund programs that promote  community  through relationship with people, animals and nature. We strive to remove barriers so that those seeking alternative forms of wellness may have the opportunity to access programs that meet their individual wellness needs. 

The Doyle family are the founders of metanoia. As a family they operate one of the partnership programs, Discovering the Horse.  Through over a decade of teaching, volunteering, and living with horses,  they became witness, first hand to the healing power of equine interactions.  It became their dream in 2018 to provide a safe, judgement free space where clients from all walks can have access to equine wellness and other wholistic, innovative approaches to self healing.  

They are building a team, a tapestry of wellness professionals under the Not-for-Profit umbrella, "metanoia".  Here they hope that through collaboration, team work, sponsorship and community metanoia will be accesible to a wide variety of clientelle seeking an equally wide variety programming integrating both equine encounters and non-equine encounters. 

Welcome to metanoia


Pictured from left: Matthew, Bryanne Spencer, Belle and Kevin Doyle

The meaning of our Logo 

Our logo is unique much like the tapestry of professionals we welcome. 

The sun, the centre of our Universe, represents our power, growth, health, passion and circle of life.  

The golden yellow represents the 3rd Chakra (Solar Plexus Chakra) This Chakra is where our self-confidence, identity and personal power are born.  When balanced it leaves us feeling wise, decisive, and powerful from within.  Known as the warrior chakra, many feel that it provides the feeling of a wise warrior heading into battle.


The horse – human connection represents the powerful bonds that can be achieved through connection to community, nature and animals. Connection is the heart of healing, the core of change and the start of the journey.

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243201 Range Road 33 Calgary, AB T3Z 2E6