Welcome! I'm so glad you are here. Growing Wings is designed to help you learn to nurture yourself, wherever you're coming from. There are no pre-requisites and you'll be supported one-to-one along your journey. This is a heartfelt immersion into self-love. You're worth it!
In Growing Wings you will spend 10 weeks immersed in a 3-step training program:
Each week you will learn new concepts and incorporate new practices into your toolkit of emotional resilience through:
At the end of 10 weeks you will have a full repertoire of tools to take care of yourself with mindfulness, self-wisdom and self-compassion. You'll know how to:
Please sign up for a free introductory chat with Kristy before enrolling in this program to make sure this is the right program for you.
Please note that while the Frequently Asked Questions below say that this is a self-paced course, it has the added value of a one-to-one get-together with Kristy each week.
Kristy is founder and CEO of HeartWorks Training (www.kristyarbon.com), offering online and in-person mindfulness, self-wisdom and self-compassion courses. She is also the Coordinator for Live Online Mindful Self-Compassion for the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, online learning consultant for the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, a teacher with the Aura meditation app, and she worked with Susan Kaiser-Greenland to develop her online mindfulness-oriented InnerKids Professional Development Program. She previously worked as manager at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts.
Kristy holds a Bachelor of Social Work and is a Certified Mindful Self-Compassion teacher and the main Live Online MSC teacher for the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. She teaches and offers lectures and workshops on mindfulness, self-wisdom and self-compassion in the US, Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Her work is grounded in Mindful Self-Compassion, Internal Family Systems, Brené Brown's shame resilience work, feminine archetypes and Buddhist philosophy. She is originally from South Australia, and currently lives with her American husband in St Louis, Missouri.
Her motto: "I learn so that I can teach and I teach so that I can learn!"