My name is Helga.
I am a trained Circle Leader, Storyteller, and Family Guide, as well as an Author and Teacher.
Through my circles, I help bring a deeper connection to family, community and nature through storytelling and guided activities.
In-person and Zoom Circles offered. Click on the events button to register.
A teacher since age 19, I learned about sharing stories through Waldorf kindergartens. After training in leading circles, I discovered how fun it could be to bring stories to adults and older children. I studied fairy tale meanings to write my novels and understod they hold powerful medicine.
Painting by Sue Burdick
I felt BRAVE and took the leap to help empower women along their journey. I completed Level 1 of Sistership Circles training to become a facilitator.
I am trained to mentor girls and lead Girls' Circles ... so that girls may thrive on their journey to womanhood. https://www.journeyofyoungwomen.org
I am certified as a Family Life Coach through Simplicity Parenting. The primary focus is to simplify the 4 key pillars in parenting which strengthens your family connections. Based on the works of Kim John Payne. https://www.simplicityparenting.com
In my desire to take action in the world, I bit the apple and have completed the volunteer training with Shakti Rising. Check out this amazing feminine organization at https://www.shaktirising.org
In my need to express myself through story, I have been studying with Leah Lamb. https://leahlamb.com/home/
Public speaking does not come easily to me, to I have taken classes with Joyful, a childhood theater friend. https://www.joyful-raven.com/
In which I talk to Dionne Thomson on Hot Mess to Awesomeness about my childhood being raised by back-to-the-land artists in the Heart of the Emerald Triangle (aka Humboldt Marijuana) my novels, and my love for storytelling.