Category Archives: Courses

Life on Purpose Podcast + other good things.

Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 11.06.13 AM

I’m so honored to be interviewed for one of my favorite podcasts today – Life on Purpose​ with Gregory Berg! I also love that (serendipitously!) I am featured just after my mentor and friend SARK and Dr. John Waddell. They just came out with the most incredible book about love + relationship called Succulent Wild Love. This book is full of deep wisdom and already my favorite SARK book so far.

Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 11.16.39 AM

I’m also delighted to have contributed an essay in the section about love going separate ways. It feels so good to share a bit of my ever-unfolding story there.

Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 11.26.47 AM

E-course Bootcamp starts Monday, January 11th, 2016

Have you been thinking about creating an e-course? I’d love to mentor you. Hit reply if you’d like to chat a bit before signing up! I can help you decide if it’s a good fit for you. (Just $399 right  now)

Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 11.29.47 AM

Cultivating Courage starts Monday, January 18th, 2016

Our creative superpowers are like muscles we can strengthen. As we build our capacity to be brave, we discover our confidence and our mojo. We trust ourselves more. The world opens up to us in new ways. Let’s make 2016 our most courageous year yet!

LAST DAY to get $100 off E-course Bootcamp

PicMonkey Photo

Hey friends!

Here is what some of the incredible E-course Bootcamp students are saying about this course:

“You helped me find an a-ha! My hang up has always been about how to transfer the 1 on 1 beauty of coaching into a format that still felt safe and intimate and guided, dependent on relationship and community. You definitely provided that for us and I can see now that the possibilities are endless.” -Allison, Big River Coaching

“It has been such a valuable and enlightening experience so far….a perfect balance of the creative and technical aspects of designing a course!” -Lara

“I have a solid outline and a lot more clarity around my course. I love that i have access to this course forever so i can refer back and apply the process to future courses. I don’t feel as nervous about getting it rolling and I’m more confident around the technical and logistical pieces. As usual, you’ve simplified, yet still offered structure!” -Denese

“This has been a really excellent course. Your simple, creative and revealing exercises have been extremely helpful. Having a window into how you bring out the beauty, the essence of a course has been so lovely to experience. Your gentle way of requesting that we step into something powerful in what we are sharing/offering is wonderful. It’s actually really hard to explain you and that of course is why you are amazing to work with. You are just lovely and dynamic and creative and spacious. Thank you.” -Katie

You can still get $100 off the session that begins January 11th, 2016

I love teaching this course! and hope you will join me if you have been considering teaching an e- course yourself!

More details here. 

If you have any questions, just hit reply!
XO Andrea

 

 

My birthday gift to you: Pay what you want!

cultivating_wonder_560_centered

Hey friends!

It’s my 44th birthday next week. And do you know what I want more than anything? for you to join me for an experiment! We are going to explore Cultivating Wonder for 21 days.

PAY WHAT YOU CAN.

Yep. Whatever you want.

If you’ve been hungry for more magic, this is your class.

(More details if you click on the video below)

Screen Shot 2015-11-04 at 10.19.38 AM

Big love + gratitude!

Andrea

P.S. As I’ve been writing this course over the last few days, 2 incredibly WONDROUS things have happened:

1. This cotton candy sky appear out of nowhere!

cotton_candy_sky

2. I saw my first shooting star last night. I think I squealed with joy. :)

 

Exciting news! Brave Girls University.

bgu_open-sticker-640x457

So honored to be part of the luminous collection of teachers over at Brave Girl University! They will be offering access to hundreds of courses (from the most incredible teachers) for a small monthly subscription fee. It’s so brilliant.

banner_come-on-over_thumb1

Click here to save yourself a spot!

Here is a graphic showing you the list of teachers. Freaking amazing, right?

11846766_10206732281241938_849584793587687301_n

http://tinyurl.com/o25v793

People don’t want perfect, they want real.

11705374_10152882229290583_145336705201864139_n

If there’s anything I’ve learned in my years of being a solo-preneur, blogger and online workshop leader it’s this: People don’t want perfect, they want real.

When I was designing E-course Bootcamp, it was tempting at times to abandon my own voice in favor of something that sounded more “professional.” My inner critics got really loud, telling me to make it more buttoned up than my usual fare, more linear + less playful.

But a friend of mine gave me excellent advice: She said, “Don’t forget to make it an authentic expression of your spirit! Let it be unconventional and intuitive. Let it be colorful and story-based. Let it be in your true voice. That’s why people are coming to YOU. If they wanted it a different way, they would have gone to someone else.

This course is for creative business people. Writers, coaches, artists and other creative spirits. This course is designed for people who appreciate moving intuitively and from the heart. It’s for folks who want to get sh*t done, but do it in a way that feels authentic and true.

Is that you?

If so, you can join me for the July 20th session of e-course Bootcamp! (Starting this Monday)

PicMonkey Photo

 

 

This is me, happy.

andrea inherimage road large

I’ve been staring at this photo all week, searching my own face for something. “I look happy,” I keep thinking to myself. “I think I’m happy.”

It’s hard to write about this publicly. I still haven’t figured out how to do it in a way that feels true and real and also honors everyone’s stories. But it feels good to share with you – even little windows into my process. I’ve appreciated hearing your stories in return. Maybe we need to all get into the same room one of these days!

For now, I just want to say this: Whatever you are going through, whatever (sh*t)storm you are wading through, there is oxygen on the other side. And the good news? It’s our natural inclination to reach for it.

Our orientation is toward healing, toward wellness, toward joy.
​It’s what our spirit wants.

Sometimes we stay in difficult places for a long time.
But when we’re ready, we make a change.
And we blossom.

Screen Shot 2015-04-08 at 10.51.46 AM

In other news, the next session of e-course bootcamp starts July 20th!
(Extended the coupon for $100 off) Just enter the code EARLY100

I got the best testimonial in my inbox this week + wanted to share it with you:

From start to finish, I was blown away with inspiration, confidence and actionable steps to move closer to putting my work in the world.  As a creative + soulful woman, it’s always been challenging for me to distill all of my ideas and put them into tangible form.  Andrea’s E-course Bootcamp changed that for me. This course is about structure and a plan to help you flesh out your concepts and get to the core of how to teach and serve the people who are waiting for you. Andrea ignites your inner gifts and walks with you step by step to birth your course into the world!  I LOVE Andrea and I loved this experience.  If you have any desire to create a course, I highly recommend everything about E-course Bootcamp. -Julie Santiago

button-register-green

Thinking about it? Send me a note and I’m happy to help you decide!

Elevate the Ordinary starts Monday!

elevate_the_ordinary_postcard

Hey guys!

It’s summer! Time to sling that camera over your shoulder + fill your lens with the beauty of the world.

In Elevate the Ordinary, we will explore what it takes to make extraordinary images out of our ordinary days. We will fill our eyes with more beauty, explore our unique creative voices, and take our photos to the next level.

No fancy photography experience or equipment necessary!

What I Believe

  • I believe that there is an opportunity to create extraordinary images right outside your door.
  • I believe that you don’t need fancy equipment or advanced technical skills to create gorgeous work.
  • I believe that creativity is an access point to personal growth and that by exploring our creativity we become more brave, more intuitive and more alive.
  • I believe that when we do it together, it’s way more fun.

Sasha in the gingko leaves, SF

Please join me for this juicy summer class!

We’ll begin Monday, June 29th

 

The magic medicine of the camera.

ben_nico_faces_600

Sometimes they overstimulate me completely.

The noise, the rowdiness, the fighting, the constant fingers in everyone’s butts. My HSP little heart starts to lose it. After being very shouty (which didn’t work) I pulled out my camera and let them go nuts on the bed while I took photos.

And the camera provided just enough distance. Just enough of a buffer that I could take them in. I could see these little faces with kinder eyes.

It made me remember (again) the magic medicine of the camera.

How it has saved me over and over again- allowing me to be more present, more connected, and able to weather whatever heartache I am experiencing with more ease.

It’s my greatest tool for healing.
It puts me in touch with wonder.
It reminds me of the beauty everywhere.
It shows me that underneath the mess, everything is miraculous.

Will you join me for Elevate the Ordinary this summer?
It starts Monday, June 29th.

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 9.54.12 AM

Just enter the coupon code: SUMMERJOY to get $20 off

 

 

 

 

 

Want to launch your e-course this fall?

andrea_inherimage_green_600

Photo by In Her Image Photography

Join me for the 2nd session of E-course Bootcamp!

We had the most AMAZING group of women (and a few men) join in for the inaugural session of bootcamp and it was the most incredible experience. I’m so inspired by all the beautiful projects + brilliant hearts out there.

Here are a few things the participants in the course are saying!

Having the E-Course Bootcamp container to work within helped me focus my energies and move the course from my head into something real. You have provided us with a delicious mix of practical, creative, and encouraging wisdom for running a successful online e-course. I will be recommending it to all of my fellow coaches and soul-preneurs who are interested in developing their own courses! -Victoria Smith, Softly Wild E-course

I am so happy to have you as a guide here. To be honest: I have had a lot of training and workshops online and I have gotten allergic to strategic plans and funnels and ‘growing a six figure business’ and ‘almost a 7 figure business’ and the ‘5 reasons to avoid this’ and the ‘7 mistakes you can make in that’….So hallelujah for Andrea! You are real, you walk your talk + you are present. You bring in techy and sales issues, but what I really needed was your voice and truth now. THANK YOU. -Marijke

This has been a really excellent course. Your simple, creative and revealing exercises have been extremely helpful. Having a small window into how you bring out the beauty, the essence of a course has been so lovely to experience. Your gentle way of requesting that we step into something powerful in what we are sharing/offering is wonderful. It’s actually really hard to explain you and that of course is why you are amazing to work with. You are just lovely and dynamic and creative and spacious. Thank you. -Katie Maclain

It has been such a valuable and enlightening experience… a perfect balance of the creative and technical aspects of designing a course! -Lara Newell-Barette

button-register-green

Register early to get a $100 discount!

Just enter the coupon code “EARLY100” to get $100 off. Offer expires June 30th!

The fun begins Monday, July 20th, 2015

P.S. If you would prefer to do a self-paced version of the course, hit reply! and I will get you set up.
Not sure if the course is right for you? Ask me anything! Or go here for more info.

P.S. My heart grew several sizes reading your generous comments on my last blog post. Thank you for all the love notes + kind words. It made all the difference.

 

Payment plan for E-course Bootcamp!

IMG_3487

Dear superheroes,

So happy about the enthusiastic response to the E-course Bootcamp course! I’ve been having an amazing time creating it, particularly this week while I write from Hana, Maui. (See photo above) This is one of the best things about creating e-courses by the way! The fact that you can do it from anywhere.

Prefer to pay in installments? Yes.

Many of you have asked if there are payment options available. The answer is yes! Here is the link.

Screen Shot 2015-04-08 at 10.51.46 AM

Will there be live coaching? Yes.

We will be having live group coaching calls each week to support you. This is a place to bring your questions and to work through any stuck places in your process. The calls will be recorded, so even if you can’t attend live you will get the benefit of hearing the answers to other students’ questions.

Got any more questions! Email me. I’d love to help.