"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."
– Howard Thurman
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FAQ for the KMCC Training
Actively Training Creativity Coaches since 2005
Kaizen-Muse Creative Coaching
Become a Certified Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coach.
The small step method of Kaizen meets up with the
powerful creative principles of the Modern Day Muses'
intuitive/playful practicality in this 17-week
coaching training designed to teach students
how to be experts in busting through the overwhelm,
perfectionism and self-sabotage blocks
to creativity in any area of life.
Also experience tools that train the mind to see the world
with imagination and cultivate ideas from unsuspecting
sources for ingenuity. Or simply understand how to make it
easier to experience the pleasure of creating.
We coach anyone who wants to live or work with more
creativity in any area of their life.
Based on the work of Jill Badonsky, M.Ed. who has
been in creative wellness since 1985, with Robert Maurer,
UCLA Psychologist, International Workshop Leader, and author
of One Small Step Can Change Your Life The Kaizen Way.
- February 12-May 28, 2014
- August 20-December 4, 2014
- New Trainings begin every February and August
- Choice of two times to attend classes:
- Wednesdays 11am Pacific time/2pm Eastern
or Wednesday Evening 5pm Pacific time/8pm Eastern
All classes are recorded and downloadable as MP3s
Trainings fill, sign-up early.
Includes learning the imaginative and intuitive KMCC tools for
your own creative breakthroughs, individual coaching sessions
with a Master level coach, business-building and marketing,
as well as a comprehensive step-by-step KMCC techniques.
Training takes place from your home over weekly
teleconferences, listening in on coaching sessions,
and a through dynamic email community.
Become a Creativity Workshop Facilitator
based on the book
The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard)
by Jill Badonsky
Winter: January 7- March 25, 2014
12 weeks Tuesdays 5 - 6:30 pm pacific/ 8 - 9:30 pm eastern.
All classes recorded
More information here
In this course, you will personally experience the creative life
changing coursework, while training to be a certified Muse
Group creativity workshop leader.
Create another stream of income and joy.
Rewarding financially, spiritually, creatively,
and kindred spiritfully
Facilitated by Janet Whitehead with Jill Badonsky
Podcasts and Interviews
From BerryBad Playfilled Productions & The Muse Is IN:
Remembering the Creative Magic
Free Link to the call: my gift to you, enjoy
A tail about a mermaid, remembering, and creative depth
A great way to wrap-up the year using some of our most lauded
tools to remind you of your creative self and sail into the new year
with audacity balanced with gentleness
Find out how Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching is designed to
make creativity easier by building habits and structure that
make showing-up effortless.
The Muse is In Drop in Writing Workshops
February 20, 2014
Sliding Scale: $12-25
email for location: firstname.lastname@example.org
We use free association, triggers, tricks, lists, and multi-media to
spontaneously discover of topics, ideas, and characters.
All levels, no experience necessary.
Not a critique group - dedicated to creative flow.
You will write during class.
Camp Creative Thunder!
Creativity Workshops and Evening Salons in
Taos, New Mexico
It's filling fast... save your place.
July 8-12, 2014
and/or July 14-18. 2015
Jill Badonsky's annual Taos retreats
Mabel Luhan Dodge House.
More information here
Sign-up now for a monthly payment plan to make it more
doable by writing Rae@kaizenmuse.com
Creative writing, expressive art during the day and
Salons in the evening that include local singer/
songwriters, Kate Mann and Mark Dudrow.
We will use art, craft, image, movement,
to deepen creative
resources and inspire any
kind of writing that
fits for your creative path.
There is no better way to
share laughter, and
make lasting kindred connections
than a retreat in magical Taos, at the same place
greats such as Georgia O'Keefe, Ansel Adams,
D.H. Lawrence, and Dennis Hooper gathered to
restore and share their creativity.
Sign up here Friday mornings
8 am pacific
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Holding the Space for You
to Get to Your Creativity
Join me every Friday morning as I hold a space
and time for you to get to your creative adventure.
Bring something you've been putting off,
there will be 10 minutes of setting stage,45 minutes,
minutes of working on our projects individually, and
a sacred time at the end for gratitude and closure.
It's grounding, magical, goes by in a flash.
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These calls are not recorded, this is a real time event.
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$10 a month, you can unsubscribe at your paypal site at any time.
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"Forgive me for fawning, but writing for the writing club has turned out to be one of the nicest treats I give myself. Deadlines are apparently The Key for me so I wish there was a "Play writing Club" where every week a new chapter, scene, etc would have to be forthcoming. With of course some muse inspired prompt!" ~Cheri
Just have to say, I LOVE the writing group. Never could have guessed just how much I love it. Thank you for existing and creating, so we can, too :) ~P.R. Anderson
"Your fun prompts have the same effect as shaking a bottle of champagne...
I get all fizzed up and the words just burst out." Thank you! ~K
"Your prompts release the writing like sap from a
maple tree in spring. So much sweetness." ~ Linda
The Muse is IN Writing Club
- 2 original writing prompts that make writing irresistible
- Your work published in The Muse is IN Writing Newsletter
- Writing club tips
- The inspiration of a being in a group of writers
- The motivation and structure to get to your writing
- AND a collection of the pieces you WRITE.
Less money monthly than one movie.
- Your creative process is worth it.
Thank you to those who have requested a donate button.
Your appreciation, inspiration and laughter fortifies me, but money helps keep the technology going and what's cool is that as you tithe to what inspires you - it all comes back.
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.
To find out where Muse Classes are taking place or to schedule Jill for your group, please email email@example.com .
I have taken a lot of the Amherst Writers [classes] and did not
find it as useful as your suggestions, exercises,
and the solid
concept, for me, of each muse. As I said, I use every one of them
for different ways to write and teach.
Thanks for your ingenuity
and thanks for initiating this group so we can nourish each other
--Margie Pollock, Orlando Muse Facilitator
Nicole (Nicky) Pitman
Mountain View/San Francisco Bay Area
Napa Valley / North Bay
San Francisco/ Emeryville
Beverly J. Belling
Desert Hot Springs/Palm Springs
San Diego/Rancho Bernardo
Boulder County-Northern Front Range area
margie pollock (Painterly Muse)
Stacey Beth Shulman
Leslie Joan Linder
Boston/ Somerville/ Arlington
Lexington, (Kansas City area)
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
Susan Miller, PhD, LPC
Chapel Hill/Durham/Raleigh and vicinity:
Vicki Kramer Nathan
Fraser Valley / Lower Mainland, BC
Janet L. Whitehead
Montreal, QC H2G 1T3
Vicky L. Macchione, CEC
Vancouver, British Columbia
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