"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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FAQfor the KMCC Training
Actively Training Creativity Coaches since 2004
Kaizen-Muse Creative Coaching
Now Celebrating 10 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 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.
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.
- February 17 - June 10, 2015
- August 19 - December 9, 2015
- New trainings begin every February and August
- Choice of two times to attend classes:
Wednesday 11am Pacific time/2pm Eastern
Wednesday 5pm Pacific time/8pm Eastern
To apply, email email@example.com
All classes are recorded and downloadable as MP3s if you need to miss
Trainings fill, sign-up early.
Cost: $2175 Save $100 by registering one month early.
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 listening in on coaching sessions
Through assigned reading, inspiring discussion groups
With creative activities
and in adynamic on-line community .
Free Creativity Coaching Call
Free Creativity Celebration Call:
Creative Passion As Fuel in 2015
January 6, 2015 5pm pacific/6pm mountain/7pm central/8pm eastern
Invited to begin the New Year in a way that makes gentle sense.
Resolutions go in one year and out the other. Find out ways to celebrate
what worked last year so that it spills into the new year, to emphasize
and intuition over rigid linear plans, and to learn why
Coaching is making such a different in its fun,
rebellious, raucously joy-filled way.
Camp Creative Thunder!
Creativity Workshops and Evening Salons in
Taos, New Mexico
It's filling fast... save your place.
July 14-18. 2015 (start a payment plan now to make it easier,
fully refundable until March 2015)
Jill Badonsky's annual Taos retreats
Mabel Luhan Dodge House.
More information here
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.
Finding Uber Bliss: A Wildly Creative
Spiritual Journey to Happy
Another Uber Bliss Journey begins January 2015
Finding Über Bliss is eight-weeks of teleconferences
(all you need is a phone line). Each week builds on the last and
uses small creative missions to strengthen spiritual assets.
You will choose from a selection of
missions including writing,
smart-phone photography, art, daydreaming,
that teach creative thought and connect you to your higher
More information about the next group coming soon.
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
January 13 - March 31, 2015
12 weeks Tuesdays 5 - 6:30 pm pacific/ 8 - 9:30 pm eastern.
All classes recorded
More information here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 with Jill Badonsky
Sign up here Monday mornings with Jill
8 am pacific
Parallel Universe Time: No charge
Holding the Space for You
to Get to Your Creativity
Join me every Wednesday morning and Mitzi every
Friday morning as we 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.
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.
Podcasts and Interviews
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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