Simple Wild Free

Live in a state of play
Simple Wild Free

Creativity

Get in touch with your natural urge to create, explore, and play

Self Care

Slow down, find ease, and deeply nourish yourself

Community

Be encouraged and supported by a community of peers

The Course

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A Supportive Group Course For Deep Self Care,
Deep Self-Discovery,
and Deep Play

We are all born with the urge to explore and the curiosity to discover. By carefully and reverently unwinding the stories that brought us out of this state, we can embody the creative beings that we are.

If this speaks to you, you are in the right place. 

Join me for a live group course to create the space for creative freedom, self-expression, and deep-self-nourishment.

Anxiety, stress, and burnout plague many of us, and the ever-quickening pace of life isn’t helping. These feelings often affect our lives to the extent that we find it difficult to experience passion, pleasure, and fun.

This 10-week course will take you on a journey that will change your life from stressful to joyous, transforming overwhelm to peace of mind and creative expression. You”ll learn how to cultivate your energy with small, nourishing acts every day so you can become the creative wellspring you were born to be.

You’ll also experience the power and support that comes from community and knowing you are not alone on this often difficult road. With weekly live calls and a dedicated Facebook group, you will build the kind of connections that only vulnerability and shared experience can.

You will come away with the experiential understanding that you can’t be in a state of fear if you are in a state of play.

Everyone deserves to experience this basic joy of being alive, no matter what your age.

We are the backbones of our families, the supporters of our friends, the unseen emotional laborers in the workplace and the world at large.

So rarely do we get to exist in a space where we are free to just be.

As we are, all we are, no strings attached.

That’s what Simple Wild Free provides.

The Structure

Through four 10 week sessions that span the entire year, we will come together to explore, connect, and discover.

Below is just some of what we’ll do.

  • Learn to give yourself permission to take deep care of yourself
  • Create space in your lifestyle for your creative passions
  • Experience profound self-nourishment of body, mind, and spirit
  • Find the inspiration underneath the depletion
  • Connect with a group of sisters on the same journey

QUARTER 1

Meet your sisters

Find your spark

Carve out space for care

Get in touch with your needs

QUARTER 2

Find support for your projects

Deepen your connections

Tap into your creative power

Get inspired to create change

QUARTER 3

Create momentum

Uncover dormant desires

Connect to your inspiration

Deepen your commitment to your creative self

QUARTER 4

Actualize your creative potential

Realize your goals

Experience self-expression

Make friends for life

Why 4 Quarters?

It takes 30 days to create a new habit. It takes repetition, consistency, and support to truly cement it.

We’ve all been in the place of sliding back after a decent streak. Your time and effort is too precious for that.

That’s why we stick together for an entire four quarters. 40 weeks. One year. That way we not only cement our new habits for creativity and self-care, we also get to know our community deeply.

We don’t have one foot in, one foot out. We’re all in.

This is how we become sisters,

how we have each others’ backs through the ups and downs,

and how we make lasting change in our lives.

What you'll learn:

  • How to create the space to nourish your creativity
  • How to foster freedom from gentle discipline
  • How to care for your health without being strict
  • How to feed your playful, childlike self
  • How to hear the wisdom in your natural desires
  • How to trust your creative intuition

What you'll get:

  • Increased energy & vitality
  • Increased self-confidence & self-expression
  • More creativity, joy, and pleasure
  • More space, quiet, and reverence in your life
  • A sense of belonging and being held by a community
  • A sense of deep trust in yourself, your sisters, and the universe

The format:

Weekly Group Calls

Each week, we’ll come together as a group for one hour to connect, set intention, and ground. This is a chance to share ourselves and meet one another as we walk this journey together. We’ll talk creativity, habits, dreams, fears, and support each other as we go.

Course Hub

The course hub is our home base, with a content library of resources to guide and support you on your journey, including a video library of meditation and yoga practices to help foster a deep connection to self and the creative spark.

Private Community

The online community is a private group where you can connect with your sisters in between calls. Ask questions, trade resources, schedule lunch dates, and share stories. This is your space to give and receive support, connection, and friendship.

Monthly Coaching

Monthly one on one calls are a chance to connect and get specific about what you want to create. You can discuss areas where you need support or get clear on your vision for your creative life.

Monthly Meditations

Our monthly meditations are a live group session to ground and connect to our why. They include practices for letting go, committing deeply, connecting to one another, and simply being with ourselves with full self-acceptance.

Monthly Yoga Classes

In these gentle, all-level classes, we connect deeply to the energy of being alive. We celebrate our bodies with slow, simple movements to increase sensitivity and awareness. This feminine form of yoga wakes up our senses without straining the body, helping us find ease and stability.

Invitation to Create

Each month, you’ll be challenged to find an area of your life to infuse with creativity. Whether it’s designing and planting a garden, taking that art class you’ve always wanted to try, or reorganizing your kitchen to make an inspiring cooking space, we’ll support you in what you want to create.

Quarterly Guests

you’ll have the opportunity to join Monthly live sessions with guest speakers who bring something unique to the Simple Wild Free journey. These range from naturopathic doctors, mental health professionals, and creativity advocates to herbalists, somatic healers, and more
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The Community

The Simple Wild Free community is made up of self-seekers.

We know that healing happens best in groups, and that when women come together to heal and grow, powerful things happen.

We are here to lick the marrow from life, to live passionately, creatively, and freely.

We know that strong foundations make for beautiful creations.

We exercise radical candor and radical compassion. We practice deep listening. We hear you and see you. We hold space for who you are now and who you want to become.

This course is for you if:

  • You've got a full schedule
  • You want to simplify, not complicate
  • You want to cultivate your energy and creativity
  • You want to experience deep nourishment and ease
  • You do better with support

About Simple Wild Free

Photo Credit: Laancla Photography

Simple Wild Free is my offering to help others live in balance and harmony with themselves.

Life is rich when it’s simple. Our hearts are full when we let ourselves be wild.

When we’re in harmony with our health, our values, and our environment, we’re free.

The ten habits I share in my course are the same habits I use in my own life.

They have been a cornerstone for me to come into myself with joy and vitality, and they can be for you, too.

For me, Simple Wild Free is a way of life.

It started when I was a little girl when I experienced a sense of suspended time and complete immersion whenever I engaged in creative play.

It was during these periods that I felt no separation between myself, my playmates, my environment, and my creative landscape.

I’ve found I am not alone in this. Nearly everyone reports experiencing something similar in their lifetime: a sense of complete presence in their play, in which past and future cease—however briefly—to exist.

It is this “state of play” that is home to the most authentic versions of ourselves, free of labels, roles, judgments, and the binary value assignments of good or bad.

It is in this unselfconscious state that we experience real freedom: freedom from the conceptual designations of the mind.

Simple Wild Free is the culmination of my commitment to live this freedom in my day-to-day life, and to ultimately help others experience the freedom of complete immersion in the simple bliss of being alive.

This is our birthright as human beings.

Through learning simple habits for a healthy body, mind, and spirit, I help others follow their own path of self-discovery that leads them back to their most playful, grounded, and creative selves.

My Story

I had an interest in perennial wisdom traditions as long as I can remember, and always felt at home with the mystical and esoteric.

At fourteen, I attended my first yoga class. Immediately drawn to this beautiful science of self-realization, I continued to practice and underwent a rigorous 10-month yoga, dharma, and Ayurveda training at seventeen.

I have since taught at private studios, retreats, gyms, corporate settings, hospitals, and one-on-one in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Thailand.

At 19, began graduate studies in philosophy with the goal of becoming a university professor. I was ambitious, over-achieving, and in control–or so I thought. 

At the same time, I was frustrated that despite my yogic training, I was experiencing debilitating anxiety and depression. Life felt like a constant struggle, and I couldn’t understand why. As the years went on, the anxiety worsened. 

When my son was born, I let go of academia and began deepening my knowledge of Ayurveda. I started to learn the basics of how to ground myself and create a sense of stability, cohesion, and integrity in my body, mind, and spirit. 

After a move to Bangkok, I became a preschool teacher and rediscovered my love for play and the deep presence that comes from it. It was the perfect antidote to my former control-freak, intellectual self. 

Eventually, I was able to meet myself with the same compassion I developed for the children I taught. I began to let go—slowly and painfully—of my fearful need for control.

The children were constantly coaxing me out of my own conceptual framework, challenging me to show up and be present with them in their messy, wild, uncontrollable world.

This reintroduced play into my life in a big and lasting way.

I started to realize that my anxious need to be in control kept me from experiencing my life fully. Through working with several incredible teachers, I’ve come to understand that anxious energy is simply creative energy being repressed. 

I discovered that when I let go of the ‘shoulds’ and ‘shouldn’ts’ of life and combine gentle, compassionate discipline with my wild, creative nature, I’m an unstoppable force.

So are you.

It’s a lifelong journey to live out my love of embodied creativity, passionate presence, and the pursuit of living life in a constant state of play. 

I hope you’ll join me in the shared experience of enraptured living, reverent irreverence, and remembering the joy in the simplicity of being human.

GRATITUDE

I’d like to thank my many teachers for sharing their unconditional love, support, and wisdom with me on my journey:

Rene Urbanovich, Mike Harutunian, Emily Kosloski, ERYT, Blaire Chodor, ERYT, Linda Wismath, ERYT, Narayan S. Champawat, PhD, Dharman Rice, PhD, Francisco Vasquez, PhD, Mary Gomes, PhD, Sean Kelly, PhD, Susan Fauman, ERYT, CAHC, Jagadamba Macaraeg, Dharma Bodhi, Sukhalaya Yogini, Claudia Anfuso, Radhe Lesney, MFT, Rita Harrison, Cate Stillman, and Saktí Caterina Maggi.


May all beings everywhere be free from suffering.
May all beings know their true nature.