"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
Experience Creative Restoration in Taos
Creative minds from Georgia O'Keefe and D.H. Lawrence to
Ansel Adams and Dennis Hopper came to the Mabel Dodge Luhan
House to be inspired.
The placement is magical in relation to the mountains, the sky,
and easy access to the dining room where the food is so good,
people get quiet. Come experience the inspiration for yourself.
Three retreats to choose from:
July 12- 16, 2016 .........Camp Creative Thunder
February 15-19, 2017... The Muse in Winter: A Creativity Retreat
April 9-13, 2017 .......... The Inner Muse: Yoga, Guided Meditation,and Creativity
More Information on all three retreats here.
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FAQfor the KMCC Training
Actively training creativity coaches since 2004
Kaizen-Muse Creative Coaching
Now Celebrating 11 Years of Training
Dynamic Creativity Coaches!
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 18-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.
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 or who wants to reach their
goals with a more creative approach.
Based on the work of author/illustrator 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.
- August 10 - December 7, 2016
- New trainings begin every February and August
- Choice of two times to attend classes:
Wednesday 11am Pacific time/2pm Eastern
Wednesday 4:00 pm Pacific time/8pm Eastern
If Wednesday doesn't work for you, let us know which day does.
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org and share a little about your background,
your coaching vision, and why you feel KMCC is a good fit for you.
All classes are recorded and downloadable as MP3s if you need to miss
a class Trainings fill, sign-up early.
Save $100 by registering two months in advance.
Payment plans available.
Includes experiencing the imaginative, compassionate, 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 tools and techniques.
Training takes place:
From the comfort of your home over weekly teleconferences
(no special equipment needed)
By receiving coaching and support 1:1 from a KMCC Master Coach
By listening in on coaching sessions
Through assigned reading, inspiring discussion groups
With creative activities
and in a dynamic on-line community .
Creativity Workshops and Evening Salons
with Jill Badonsky
in Taos, New Mexico
Camp Creative Thunder!
July 12-16. 2016
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.
Includes instruction on how to run coloring workshops.
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.
More information here
Start a monthly payment plan for these two retreats making it easier to attend.
The Muse in Winter: A Creativity Retreat in Taos
February 15-19, 2017
is my pleasure to invite you to join me in a winter retreat in
enchanting Taos, New Mexico
discover new ways to access your creative voice and
make it a greater part of your life. Both men and women are invited.
There is something about a cozy winter day, surrounded
by the majesty of the Sangre de Cristo mountains,
outside and a fire crackling inside, high on the
intoxication of being
not only in Taos, but being at the Mabel Dodge
Or maybe it's those five-star, three-course meals Mabel's is
for that inspire you to invest in a little pampering.
When a tribe of like-minded people get together at Mabel's the
creative juju is turned up high. It could be because the energy
Georgia O'Keefe, D.H. Lawrence, Ansel Adams, Dennis Hopper,
Graham, and many more creative greats who have stayed there,
lurking in the architecture. It's a great way to start 2017.
The Inner Muse: Yoga, Meditative Musing, and Creativity
April 9-13, 2017
Come experience how your connection to intuition, imagination, and
instinct through yoga,music, guided meditations can effortlessly lead
to a deeper more liberated experience of creativity and unconditional happiness.
Mabel's has a new yoga/meditation facility that lends beautiful energy as
soon as you walk into it.
Laughter, music, writing, art, wandering to town, and telling stories will
Become a Creativity Workshop Facilitator
based on the book
The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard):
10 Guides to Creative Inspiration by Jill Badonsky
February 16 - May 3, 2016
12 weeks Tuesdays 5 - 6:30 pm pacific/ 8 - 9:30 pm eastern.
All classes recorded
You will personally experience the creative life changing
coursework while training to be a certified Muse
Group creativity workshop leader. Includes a hard-copy manual
which gives step-by-step instructions on how to run and market
creativity workshops and classes.
Create another stream of income and joy.
Rewarding financially, spiritually, creatively, and kindred spiritfully.
Facilitated by Janet Whitehead and Jill Badonsky
Sign up here Monday mornings with Jill
8 am pacific
Parallel Universe Time: Complimentary
Holding the Space for You
to Get to Your Creativity
Join me every Mondayy morningI hold a space
and time for you to get to your creative adventure.
Bring a project 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.
These calls are not recorded, this is a real time event.
Pay through Paypal
$10 a month, you can unsubscribe at your paypal site at any time.
More information here
"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.
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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
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Boulder County-Northern Front Range area
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Sterling Heights/Metro Detroit
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Lexington, (Kansas City area)
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Susan Miller, PhD, LPC
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Vicki Kramer Nathan
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