Become a Certified Modern Day Muse Group Facilitator
Next Training begins Tuesday, January 16 am 4 pm Pacific time/7pm Eastern time. These are live webinars in real time (recorded in case you have to miss).
Jill, I don’t think I’ve ever facilitated or taught a class that was more magical and empowering than last night. I’m so doing what I love. Thank you precious Jill for creating this magnificent course / book!
~Much magic, Janet Whitehead
The desire for making creativity a part of our lives has gone mainstream. People are seeking ways to discover a deeper level of creativity and make it more of a priority in their lives and they can by attending creativity groups facilitated by YOU. Being creative is not just for writers and artists, living creatively is one of the most fulfilling approaches to our short time on the planet - to be an artist of beling alive is to live with depth, joy, and meaning.
Learn to run a 12-week series of workshops,each focused on a different creative prinicple personified by a "Modern Day Muse. Included is how to run a weekend or day workshop.
You can also apply this material to on-going writing, art, support or SoulCollage(R) groups, This is a playful, but profound way to make creativity more of a priority in your life and the lives of those you touch. Learn techniques of accessing richer inner-resources and bust through the most common blocks: fear, procrastination, perfectionism, self-sabotage, difficulty focusing, too many ideas, finding-the-time challenges, resistance, non-creative habits, and the crankiness that comes from not getting to a creative call.
This training is for you if:
- You are passionate about the creative process and want to share that passion with others
- Would like to gather kindred spirits together to celebrate and explore creative channels
- Would like to experience the tools that make creativity more of a priority and easier to get to .
- Have good people skills
- Feel ready for another stream of income and joy
$745 includes comprehensive hard copy manual, license to use Jill Badonsky’s work and titles, advertisement through www.themuseisin.com, and inclusion in the on-going Modern DayMuse Support Group
****Three partial scholarships available for individuals from under-served communities. Inquire at info @ the museisin.com ****
$745 Paid in Full
Two payments of $380:
The Modern Day Muse Group facilitator is based on the book, The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard): 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration by Jill Badonsky. This training not only teaches you the art of running enjoyable and profound creativity workshops but it takes you deeper with your own creative process. Open to anyone passionate about running creativity groups and this is a Master Coach Track program for KMCC Coaches (please email for your discount if you are a KMCC grad).
Rewarding financially, spiritually, creatively, and emotionally.
The cost includes comprehensive hard copy manual, 12 weeks of training and support, entrance into a support community on Facebook, license to use
Jill Badonsky’s work and titles, surprises and giveaways, advertisement through www.themuseisin.com
Three partial scholarships are available for this training. Email Jill Badonsky at hotmail.com for more information.
Purchase a Modern Day Muse Facilitator Manual
If you have group facilitation experience or feel confident about your abilities in this sphere, purchase the Modern Day Muse Facilitator Manual for comprehensive, step-by-step instructions and a starter kit.
The Muse Facilitator Manual, with license to use this material and step-by-step instructions included, can be purchased for $300 ($250 for KMCC graduates - email Jill Badonsky).
Click here to purchase.
MODERN DAY MUSE FACILITATOR MANUAL TABLE OF CONTENTS
HOW TO RUN A MODERN DAY MUSE GROUP
WELCOME TO A NEW PATH
The Calling to Run a Creativity Workshop Series
RUNNING EXERCISES IN CLASS
QUALITIES OF A DYNAMIC MODERN DAY MUSE GROUP LEADER
Active Listening & Compassion
HONORING YOURSELF AS A MUSE GROUP FACILITATOR
Muse questions for Modern Day Muse Group Facilitators (MDMGF)
WORKING WITH CLIENTS
The Challenging Population
LESSON PLAN CLASS ONE
• Introducing the Modern Day Muse journey, bonding, introductions and the benefits of running Muse Creativity Groups.
LESSON PLAN CLASS TWO: ENTERING THE GARDEN
• Establishing a rhythm of weekly rituals.
• Beginning the journey with a feeling of celebration.
• Summoning the Bodyguard.
LESSON PLAN CLASS THREE
• Honor how the Bodyguard (protection of the process) manifested during the week.
Encourage participation in the process.
• Summon Aha-phrodite, Muse of Paying Attention and Possibilities.
• Introduce the notion of awakening to the creative process and paying attention to the ever-new possibility of inspiration.
LESSON PLAN CLASS FOUR
• Honor the efforts taken to elicit the energy of Aha-phrodite (paying attention).
• Introduce the notion of thinking differently, imaginatively and innovatively.
• Summon Albert, the Muse of Imagination and Innovation.(Thinking Differently)
LESSON PLAN CLASS FIVE
• Honor the efforts taken to elicit the energy of Alber (Thinking different).
• Introduce the element of play to the Creative Process.
• Summon Bea Silly, the Muse of Play, Laughter and Dance.
LESSON PLAN CLASS SIX
• Honor the celebration of Bea Silly (Play, making the process fun).
• Introduce the notion of taking good care of one’s self.
• Summon Muse Song the Muse of Nurturing, Pampering and Good Company.
LESSON PLAN CLASS SEVEN
• Honor the integration efforts made to bring Muse Song into existence (Changing your self talk)..
• Introduce the notion of being process oriented vs. product oriented, of being in the process for discovery, growth and progress, of practice as essential.
• Summon Spills the Imp, Muse of Practice, Process and Imperfection
LESSON PLAN CLASS EIGHT
• Honor efforts made to elicit the energy of Spills (Dealing with perfectionism, embracing the process, understanding "practice").
• Introduce the notion of being authentic, listening and respecting ones’ own intuitive sense over the opinions of others, being confident
• Summon Audacity, the Muse of Uninhibited Uniqueness and Confidence
LESSON PLAN CLASS NINE
• Honor the efforts made to elicit the energy of Audacity(Courage and confidence).
• Introduce the notion of letting go of the process, of gratitude as a conduit of inspiration and of diversion
• Summon Lull, The Muse of Pause, Diversion and Gratitude
LESSON PLAN CLASS TEN
• To honor efforts made to elicit the presence of Lul lTtaking a break, restocking).
• To introduce the notion of sublimating our darkness into our creativity.
• To learn about accepting the undesirable side of ourselves in order to free up the energy used to suppress it.
• Summon the Shadow Muse, the Muse of the Gifts of the Dark Side
LESSON PLAN CLASS ELEVEN
• To honor the efforts made to elicit the presence of the Shadow Muse (Teaching compassion and sublimation).
• To introduce the notion of overcoming overwhelm, of starting and continuing with the process of realistic expectations.
• To structure and allure the mind into action habits.
• Summoning Marge, The Muse of Okay-Now-Let’s-Get-Started.
LESSON PLAN CLASS TWELVE
• To honor the efforts made to elicit the energy of Marge (Learning the value of structure and the small step approach).
• To introduce the notion of the self as a Modern Day Muse and share how this manifests itself.
• To celebrate the end of the journey and the beginning of using the Modern Day Muses in all endeavors for the rest of their lives.
Logistics & Marketing
SET-UP & LOGISTICS
Set it Up
A MINI BUSINESS PLAN
MARKETING YOUR MUSE GROUP
TESTIMONIALS ABOUT THE MUSE TRAINING
"The most magical thought provoking weekend of my life . . . I have attended many a workshop over the years but none that dazzled my gray matter more . . . spending three days with Jill, the Muse of all Muses."
—Milane Davidson, Del Mar, Ca.
"The Muse Training was intimate, relaxed, inspiring and filled with love light, from the Muses, from our trainer, Jill, and from the participants. I loved the humor that came out of it, and the sharing of insights. It was multifaceted and 100% interesting and engrossing. The mind was led into myriad creative possibilities, forgotten talents, and new vistas of expression. I came away in awe of the human potential. Thanks for a wonderful weekend."
—Linda Lee Evans, Hawaii
"Wow! This training was anything but. The learning was creatively inspired by the Muses who I don't believe have the word training in their dictionary! Thank you for sharing them and enabling me to impart their magic to other mortals!"
—Katherine Zimmer, Coach, Workshop Leader Napa, CA
"The training was excellent, quite thorough and intense. Really bonded with the other attendees and Jill, Though, she gave us tons of info about the muses, how to run a workshop, lesson plans, marketing and logistics; I think she thought of everything!!"
—Suzanne Mc Grew San Juan Capistrano, CA
Modern Day Muse Facilitator Training On-line/ Teleconferences
September 18 - December 11, 2017
Watch the Muse-flash and Classes page for future in-person trainings.
WHAT IS A MODERN DAY MUSE GROUP?
Modern Day Muse Groups are day, weekly, or monthly workshops based on the book The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard): 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration for Artists, Poets, Lovers and Other Mortals Wanting to Live a Dazzling Existence.
The Modern Day Muses (and the Bodyguard) are ten creative principles in the guise of Muses. More about them here. The journey using the Modern Day Muses is a step by step process that is designed to open individuals up to their creative gifts and equip them in a playful but practical way to break through creative obstacles. Creativity is filled with gifts of the spirit and has the ability to open us to a life of joy, resourcefulness and authenticity. This program facilitates our ability to activate, embrace, and follow-through with our creativity. It has been freeing the creativity of thousands since 1999.
Modern Day Muse Groups Help Participants:
- Reawaken their child-like spirit in an atmosphere of joy, laughter and celebration versus drama and negativity.
- Enhance creative passions and discover new ways to express their creative call.
- Connect to their authenticity and unique voice.
- Create focus and momentum for their creative endeavors foiling procrastination, perfectionism, overwhelm, resistance, self-sabotage, low self-confidence and difficulty finding time.
- Discover a forum of like-minded individuals with whom to connect, bond with and be supported - often creating life time friendships.
- Access strength, inspiration, wisdom, intuition and grace already inside of them.
- At last, find and use their time for their creative dreams.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
to Attend or Take This Training:
training program is a program available to those who
have a passion and a calling to
facilitate the creativity of others and who are engaged in a creative process themselves.
Also for life coaches,
therapists, practitioners, expressive therapists, SoulCollage(R) facilitators, educators, and those who simply want to break through their own creative blocks..
Even if you have never run groups, coached or
counseled please feel free to discuss with Jill Badonsky your creative call to run groups and workshops such as this.
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