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  • Become the Creator of YOUR Optimal Life

    Become the Creator of YOUR Optimal Life: A Commitment to Know, Accept and Transform Yourself-Vocational, Financial, Mental, Emotional and Physical Health and Well-being-through Guided Play and Self-Exploration within a Supportive CommunityDo you want to:Wake up excited about the day to come?  Authentically connect with yourself and others? Experience true happiness? Become the very best version of yourself in all areas of your life? Then you're ready to become the creator of YOUR optimal life and this 16-month group coaching program is for you! Our goal is to empower you to know and accept yourself, so you can truly transform and create immense success and satisfaction in your life. We'll use fun and engaging exercises and activities to support you in discovering who and where you are now, figuring out where you want to be and why, and setting purposeful action plans. And all within a supportive community of others doing the same. This series is tailored to the unique needs of women, but all are welcome.Your Host and Master Coaches and The Habits of Health Transformational System (Dr. A’s Habits of Health, Your Life Book and app) by NY Times bestselling author Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, and will be your guides.  There are four independent, but interconnected modules.  Each module consists of four monthly sessions including one all-day, in-person session and three 90-minute virtual sessions. Each module builds on the previous learning and growth, so we encourage you to take all four modules, but you may take as many as you like.In-Person gatherings will start with our Host Coaches guiding you to recognize your current situation for that topic, contemplate why you want to transform, identify what you want to create, and strategize how to get it. We will break for a catered lunch and reenergizing movement and quiet time. Then our talented Master Coaches will guide you using their gifts to enable you to go deeper in knowing, accepting, and transforming. In-Person gatherings will be: Facilitated by our Host and Master Coaches Located in the auditorium at SouthWest Metro High School, 401 East 4th St. Chaska, MN Run from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT on the designated Saturdays. Virtual gatherings will provide ongoing accountability, sharing, support, and encouragement. Virtual gatherings will be: Facilitated by our Host Coaches Over Zoom video webinars Run from 7-8:30 P.M. CT on the 2nd Tuesday of the designated months. Module 1: Know and Accept your Gifts, Become Free: Create YOUR Optimal Vocational & Financial Health (Registration Deadline: August 31, 2019) In Person: 9/7/19 – Sing like you don’t need the money  Master Coach Barbara McAfee, Voice coach, Singer/Songwriter, Keynote speaker, and Author: Barbara merges lessons from 12 years in organizational development and 25 years as a voice coach with the transformational power of sound. Her presentations blend practical content, sophisticated humor, and thought-provoking questions. Virtual Gatherings: 10/8/19, 11/12/19, 12/10/19 Module 2: Know and Accept your Thoughts & Feelings, Become Joy: Create YOUR Optimal Mental & Relational Health (Registration Deadline: December 28, 2019) In Person: 1/4/20 – Love like you’ve never been hurt  Master Coach Yvette Erasmus, Psy.D., LP: Yvette is an internationally experienced teacher, coach, and therapist. She specializes in compassion-based strategies that support people in transforming relationships within themselves and between each other. She brings extensive training in nonviolent communication, mindfulness, couples communication, trauma, attachment and depth psychology to her work. Virtual Gatherings: 2/11/20, 3/10/20, 4/8/20 Module 3: Know and Accept your Body, Become Fierce: Create YOUR Optimal Physical Health (Registration Deadline: April 25, 2020) In Person: 5/2/20 – Dance like nobody’s watching  Master Coach Dawn Brunn, M.Ed., Certified Life Coach and AbunDANCE Wellness Coach: Dancing, singing, storytelling and silence are the four universal healing salves and Dawn founded AbunDANCE Wellness Coaching to bring this ancient wisdom back by popular demand. She is a Certified Life Coach with a Masters in Adult Education & 20 years of Corporate Consulting. Virtual Gatherings: 5/12/20, 6/9/20, 7/14/20 Module 4: Know and Accept your Self, Become Present: Create YOUR Optimal Well-being (Registration Deadline: September 5, 2020) In Person: 9/12/20 – It’s gotta come from the heart if you want it to work  Master Coach Jess Leigh Lyons, M.Ed., Certified Life Coach, Speaker, and Facilitator: Jess co-creates experiences of deeply knowing oneself and one's truth by using improv, play and storytelling to own one's own presence. Additionally, she works with folks one-on-one to listen to their body and develop their own tools to live into purpose. She's a Certified Life Coach with a Masters in Curriculum and Pedagogy. Virtual Gatherings: 10/13/20, 11/10/20, 12/9/20 Host Coaches:Laurie Gauer, Independent Certified Health and Well-being Coach with OPTAVIA Laurie has been coaching people to optimal health and well-being for over five years. She is passionate about supporting people in creating the life they want around what matters most to them.Jennifer Embery, Speaker, Certified Empowerment Coach, and Writer After 20+ years as a leader in corporate America, Jennifer made the transition to her life on purpose. Now she helps women over 40 rediscover who they are, determine their ideal future, and design a plan and path to that future. Fee: Includes a catered lunch, snacks, and beverages at each live event.      *Per module (1 live event and 3 virtual events): $199/person.   Bring a Friend-$179/person      *Sign-up for all 4 modules now (4 live events and 12 virtual events): $699/person.    Bring a Friend-$629/personHabits of Health Transformational System (Book, Workbook, Phone App, and weekly webinars) will be used for all 16 sessions: $50 one-time fee (You will order this on your own. We will send you the link to do so once you’re registered.)
  • Dying, Death, and Philosophy

      This class is not about selling grave plots, life insurance, preparing wills, etc.  It is also not about a religious lecture on the next life.  Rather, it is an expansive opportunity to explore our own fears and apprehensions of dying and death, in the context of scientific and philosophical studies.  It will explore many different views of dying...all in the context of that final step...personal death. This class is not for the dying, but for those who are healthy, happy, and anticipating extended life into the future.  We prepare for living throughout our lives, but we do very little to prepare for our ultimate death.  Understanding the reality of death and examining the process and various ways to prepare intellectually and even spiritually can add much to the way we conduct our daily lives.  David Paulson has conducted this course over a period of 40 years completing his Master's with Dr. John Brantner, former chair of the Psychiatric Dept at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Brantner did research on dying and death with Kubler-Ross.Participants should bring a note book and will be asked to make personal observations throughout the class, come with open minds and set aside any preconceived notions about death.