Creative Coaching sessions are tailored to each individual with a focus on your unique path and your desired fulfillment. In each session, you will have the opportunity to identify your current goals and challenges, and together we will create a plan and framework to guide you through the process.
CREATIVE PATHWAYS – Are you feeling stuck? Need help with decision-making? In these sessions, we will explore and examine patterns and identify your strengths and abilities to shift into new ways of being, move in heart-led ways, and reach desired outcomes. You will be encouraged to find center and embody resilience, to clear space inside so you can get to what you most desire. These sessions allow the opportunity for you to connect to explore, express, and access your innate wisdom.
CREATIVE PROJECTS – If you need support in communicating something on the page or out loud, these sessions are for you. Whether you need help with an essay, artist statement, cover letter, speech or presentation – we will work together to get at the heart of what you wish to communicate. Through a guided process, we will generate a framework and timeline, next steps and desired outcomes, to put your creative project into motion. Expression IS transformation.
These sessions are for individuals who want to take their writing voices and projects to the next level. This is a chance for you to sit down with what you already have (an idea or a draft) and discuss where you want and need it to go. The consultation is the first step toward getting your project underway, completed, and polished.
Some examples of projects that Jay has edited include: poetry and prose, fiction, non-fiction, graduate school papers, theses, submissions for magazines, novels, editorial essays, annual reports, cover letters, and more. Your project is her passion. Sign up for a complimentary 20 minute phone consult to determine the goodness of fit, and get started on your creative goals today!
If you are interested in booking Jay for a workshop or retreat, send her an email. Below are some sample workshops Jay offers.
WRITE TO RENEW – These creative, uplifting workshops are a chance to focus on yourself and your needs, even if you don’t yet know what those needs are. There is just one requirement: show up as you are. Expertly facilitated workshops allow you to connect to yourself and to other women on their journeys in a safe and sacred space. We dabble in the expressive arts in order to access stories and experiences, to become aware of truths, patterns and/or habits, and to let the lessons that want to be learned surface to serve us on our unfolding paths.
LOST & FOUND WORKSHOPS – These playful, inspired workshops are based on concepts of authentic movement, soul work, and the expressive arts. You will have the opportunity to connect the dots of your life lessons so far, using voice and movement as a way to express and release what the body may be holding. Thoughtfully selected prompts will be used to guide and support you as you quiet your mind and connect with yourself and others in a nurturing environment. Participants will be heard and seen, validated and respected – you will leave trusting the support of the ground beneath you and the sky above, with easier access to your innate wisdom as you develop a practice to hold what matters and release what no longer serves you.
As a public speaker, Jay invokes humor and compassion, sharing reflections and insights from her personal life, and as a witness to the collective human experience. With her gift of poeticism and authenticity, Jay has been invited to officiate weddings, design rituals for women, and attend births. In the Spring of 2017, Jay was invited to share her winning poem, Dear Science, to a crowd of 2000+ at the Bellingham March for Science. And a decade earlier, she performed her original show, When Truth Came Knocking — a combination of monologue, movement, and music — to a sold out crowd in Berkeley, California. Her poetry and prose have appeared in several anthologies on the West Coast, and she even climbed a high ladder to handwrite excerpts from her poem, Chasing Memory, on a gallery wall in the Bay Area. Jay deeply values the way creative processes unfold and can design topics to meet the needs of any occasion. Book a speaking engagement with Jay.