Rebecca Knaggs, Certifed Creative Catalyst. Melbourne Australia
From a very young age, my Mother has always told me that as long as I had a sketch pad and some drawing materials, I would be happy. In the seventh grade, when asked what I wanted to do when I left school, I replied, “I want to go to Art School”. After four years at Art School, majoring in painting, I felt I had lost my creative innocence-that intrinsic connection we all have to creative life force. I shut down, overwhelmed with the critic, and didn’t fully commit to painting again for eight years until I discovered the Painting Process through Fire Tree Studios.
In those eight years I repressed my own personal creative journey, searching for that part of myself everywhere but within, knowing in my core that something fundamental to my being was missing. Thus the search began. I channeled all of my energy into gaining a degree in Art Education and teaching children through to adults in various educational, healing, community and cultural development environments, including special needs, disadvantaged, at-risk, multicultural and English as a second language. Through these diverse experiences, I have become progressively aware of the immense capacity that the creative process has on personal, emotional and spiritual healing and well-being.
Three years ago, I arrived in Austin from Australia with my husband and daughter to follow our passions. Within two months I serendipitously walked into Fire Tree Studios and knew I had found my calling. After a wonderful two years as a Montessori Guide at my daughter’s school, I recently completed my training as a Certified Fire Tree Method® Facilitator and Coach™ and am now coaching and facilitating a variety of classes and sessions at Fire Tree Studios…and lovin it! Come join me.
what ignites me?
“Inspiring others to shine their light, authentic self-expression, courageous honesty, being in flow, spontaneous intuitive insight, conscious evolution, unmitigated creative freedom, fearless living, endless horizons and of course being with my beloved family and friends…”
The profound shifts I have experienced over the past three years with Fire Tree Studios as a committed painter and completing the Fire Tree Method® Facilitator and Coach Training have truly transformed my life.
Recognizing that evolving into the full expression of our being is a practice that takes great acceptance, courage, compassion and commitment, I am inspired to support those of you who feel the call.
Through my own journey of transformation, I know that by learning to listen to our own inner guidance with complete trust whilst setting and committing to clear and realistic goals and intentions, we have the power to create the changes we want to see in our lives and live the highest expression of who we are in the world.