Our Courses

Seeding a RevolutionThe School of the Free Mind classroom:

  • centers people of color, queer, and indigenous voices and experiences,
  • offers a holistic approach to creating children's books,
  • includes the six courses below,
  • allows for an independent study focus to accommodate your life, and
  • provides additional support frameworks to help you navigate and use the materials to effect relevant change in your life and your community through the book making process and beyond.

Get full access for the year to all six courses and extras.
Join Anytime!
Student Access through Dec 31 2017 $120.00 (USD)

Why a Registration Fee?

Courses focus on three areas as part of our holistic approach:
Skills & ActionSkills & Action, Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention, and Radical Self LoveRadical Self-Love

Read more about the included courses:

The Heart of It: Creating Children's Books that Matter

The Heart of It:
Creating Children's Books that Matter!

fostering a publishing revolution from within

An immersive course for those who want to create powerful books for kids while simultaneously coming more fully into your own power as storyteller and artist.

6 week/session format
Focusing on

Skills & ActionSkills & Action
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Make Books Now! 2016 Action Program with Maya Gonzalez

Make Books Now!
Indie Publisher Training & Action Program

a foundational support structure to produce and publish your children's picture book.

You may be starting your own press. You may be publishing a book to showcase your work as a step toward traditional publishing. Or perhaps this is an experimental run for you or part of a traditional submission process. All excellent reasons to take action!

10 month/session format
Focusing on

Skills & ActionSkills & Action

Believing is Seeing: Daily Journal of Transformation

Believing is Seeing:
Daily Journal of Transformation

Real change starts with your beliefs

a 31 day invigorating (and easily repeatable) structure that challenges you to commit to your own personal peace practice, remove blocks and take action to create the life you want.

31 day format
Focusing on

Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

BellyLove: birthing a revolution through honoring the belly

BellyLove:
birthing a revolution through honoring the belly

What powerful revolution lies at your core?

BellyLove is a radical and affirmative action in today’s world. It just might be that loving your belly could change the world!

7 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Frida Mirror: through Frida's powerful reflection come find yourself

Frida Mirror:
through Frida's powerful reflection come find yourself

Deepen your practice of self-discovery & creativity

Throughout this course, Frida becomes the perfect reflection for you to see your self as deeply as she saw herself.

7 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Body Beauty Full: be you. be full. be beautifull.

Body Beauty Full:
be you. be full. be beautifull.

Uncover what it means to live the creative life.

When we attend to the body as a creative expression, it affects everything. The stronger we are in the body, no matter what body we have, the stronger we are in everything.

8 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention
Get full access for the year to all six courses and extras.
Join Anytime!
Student Access through Dec 31 2017 $120.00 (USD)