TEACHERS

Meet the inspiring women teaching
at the NINE Retreat Pennsylvania 2019

 
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Nedra Tawwab, MSW, LCSW

THRIVE AFTER SURVIVING AN UNHEALTHY CHILDHOOD ⁣

small group classes: tba

Nedra founded Kaleidoscope Counseling, a group counseling practice, in 2011. Her niche is working with people who are managing unhealthy or difficult relationships. She also helps couples who have lost their connection to each other after being together for many years and couples needing to improve communication. Additionally, she assists professionals struggling with ‘work/life balance’, overwhelmed moms and people lacking appropriate self-care. In 2017, she created the Empowered Planner to serve as journal-inspired planner.

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Nedra resides in Charlotte, NC
Website: nedratawwab.com
Instagram: @nedratawwab

Podcast: Pack Light

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Kym Ventola

BUILD HEALTHY PERSONAL BOUNDARIES

USING THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

small group classes:

  • healthy social media boundaries (for you and your children)

  • GRATITUDE AND PATIENCE

  • professional boundaries

Kym Ventola is the Founder of NINE, manager of Sycamore Community Garden, a Life and Business Coach. She was an international wedding photographer for 11 years.

Kym resides in Concord, NH with her husband and sons.
Website: kymventola.com
Instagram: @kymventola

 

 
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Elena Breese

GROW THROUGH WHAT YOU GO THROUGH

Elena is a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and lives with post-traumatic stress disorder.

At NINE, Elena will share how she learned to embrace her trauma and mental challenges, advocate for herself, and grow from her experience. She is passionate about building awareness about PTSD and sharing tools and resources that have helped her heal.

A dedicated wife and mother, Elena is also the creator of Still Blooming Me, a blog about her healing journey and a resource for other terrorist attack survivors living with PTSD.

Elena resides in Arizona with her husband and children.

Website: stillbloomingme.com
Instagram: @stillbloomingme

 

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Judy Fayre, RN, IBCLC

FINDING YOUR PASSIONATE FOCUS

It’s not too late to find your passionate focus!  
How often do you say to yourself: “If I’d known about this earlier in my life, it would be the ‘thing’ I’d be focusing my time and energy on!” Is it an educational pathway? A decision to volunteer somewhere? A job change? A hobby or artistic expression? Judy has stories to tell you that will inspire you to begin to journey toward your passion, regardless of your age or life circumstance. It is not too late to do what you love! 

small group classes:

  • compassionate PARENTING

  • Intro to knitting

  • lactation support for new moms

Judy has been a doula and childbirth educator, a Waldorf school handwork teacher, a dental assistant, and has run an in-home daycare center all before going back to college and obtaining a B.S. in Woman’s Wellness and Health followed by a degree in nursing. Currently her passions include facilitating support groups for new moms/infants, foster parenting, knitting, gardening, and mothering her 5 grown children (two biological, two step, and one exchange student turned daughter).  

Judy Resides in Newbury, MA with her wife.
Online: Facebook

 
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Krista Moreland

PLAN, PREP & PROTECT YOUR NUTRITION

You will have a foundational understanding of macros and how to calculate your numbers for yourself. You will learn how to fuel your workouts and your life.

You’ll be able to cook one meal for your family, and they will actually enjoy it! Not to mention, that you’ll be more successful when your spouse and kids are on board.

small group class: tba

Coach Krista: Fitness & Nutrition Specialist, Precision Nutrition Level 1, Bachelor of Communication & Media Studies, Master of Education - Secondary Education

Krista resides in Arizona with her husband and children.
Website: kmoremacro.com

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Lyndzee Ellsworth

ENERGY CLEARING & SHIELDING

offering 1-on-1 sessions only

Energy healing can help you heal physical aches and pains, heal emotional issues, including depression, lack of self-confidence, anger, sadness, lack of self worth, eliminate stress, anxiety and fear, increase motivation for achieving your goals (write a book, run a marathon, start a business, etc.), correct self-sabotaging thought patterns & habits, recharge your energy, release subconscious blocks that prevent you from achieving your life goals. It helps clear emotional and physical blockages that are keeping you from living your best life and being your highest self.

Lyndzee resides in Provo, UT with her children
Website: thehealingco.net
Instagram: @lyndzee.ellsworth

 
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Cicely Rocha-Miller

Topic: TBA

I am: funny; love to laugh and do so BIG; dramatic; an empath; a dancing machine.

I also am: passionate about community, a giver to my core, love to make people laugh, a producer of kickass memories at Life Design Events and Grey Key Events.

I have: graduated college (first in my family!), won awards but who cares...I'm winning at life; a passion project called MRSter; two kids from my womb, one outside of it and am the hottest, youngest grandma you have seen.

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Cicely resides in Chandler, Arizona with her husband children.

 

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Topic: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

SMALL GROUP CLASS: TBA

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Topic: Financial Wellness

SMALL GROUP CLASS: TBA

 
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Shawna Stanley

PHOTOGRAPHER

Offering mini portrait sessions during free time all week.

Shawna resides in Buffalo, NY with her partner and children.

Website: shawnastanley.co
Instagram: @shawnalstanley

 
 

 
 

Are you interested in teaching at the next NINE Retreat? Feel free to reach out so we can get to know you.