Dr. Sondra Education, Author, Fun Facts

Education & Certifications

  • B.S.W. in Social Work
  • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • D.A. in Coaching and Counseling
  • Certified Life Coach
  • Hendricks Certified Body Centered Psychotherapist
  • Certified Massage Therapist from The Boulder School of Massage Therapy
  • Graduate of Retreats Made Easy
  • Mentored by Dr. David Schnarch, author of The Passionate Marriage
  • Certified with Dr Bruce Fisher, Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends
  • Certified PAIRS facilitator (The Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills)
  • Prepare/Enrich testing for relationship strengths and shortcomings
  • Realtor with EXP real estate
  • Prot©© with Dominque Paul Fratkin, French architect, Feng Shui specialist
  • Prot©© with Jay Fiset, creator of Mastermind to Millions
  • Prot©© with Suzanne Evans, Thrive Business School

Professional Experiences

  • Creator of several retreats including Magical Midlife Mojo, Bury Your Weight in the Sand, Bliss by the Sea, She Who Remembers; _Co-creator with Dr, Avis Attaway of _Loving Hearts Adventures
  • Mastermind Facilitator: The Unstoppable Spirit Mastermind, Thriving First Masterminds
  • Author: Relationship Insurance and Why You Need It! _Contributing author in _”We Choose to Thrive” by Becky Norwood
  • Speaker: Women’s Professional Network The Female Success Blueprint _What a Woman Wants You are Here to Thrive!
  • Interviewed for Podcasts: Live, Love Engage _with Gloria Rand, Fabulous at 50 _with Joanne Neweduk
  • First massage therapist & spa owner in Fort Collins, CO
  • Helped originate the Human Race, a 5 K run in Fort Collins
  • Started the Colorado Wholistic Health Network
  • Past director of the Whole Health Institute in a Five State Area
  • International Speaker on European Tour for the Whole Health Institute
  • Owner of Animas Square Commercial Property for Health Practitioners

Fun Facts

  • Mom to Mr. Poe, the cat
  • Lives at Heartwood Ranch, a cohousing community she helped originate
  • “Lost” 40 pounds in Mexico, never to be found!
  • Gave birth to her son Joren at the age of 45
  • Has touched the sand on 26 beaches in 17 countries
  • Ran and completed the Durango marathon at age 50
  • Climbed a 14,000 ft peak
  • Participated in a Kava ceremony in the Fiji Islands
  • Bought beach-front property in Belize – future retreat!
  • Bought her first home at age 23
  • High school Prom Queen (that was an afterthought

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