Artist, Author, Creative,
Coach, Maker, More...


Elka Eastly Vera

Creative Magic
to Make Your Soul Sparkle

At heart, I am an artist. As an artist, I seek to channel divine energy toward the creation of some good. That good may be a positive change in a client’s life, a transformative experience for a group, an elegant articulation, the success of an enterprise, or an actual work of what we commonly call “art”.

At a Glance

  • MA in Culture & Spirituality
  • BA in Literature
  • Transformative Coach
  • Clinical Hypnotherapist
  • Reclaiming Priestess
  • Reiki Master/Teacher
  • Workshop Facilitator
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Brand Consultant
  • Author & Artist

Experience

  • 24 years of creative expertise with award-winning results
  • 21 years of entrepreneurship
  • 21 years in Goddess spirituality
  • 19 years as a workshop facilitator
  • 17 years of transformative coaching experience

Education

  • MA in Culture & Spirituality from Holy Names University
    emphasized spirituality and the arts
  • BA in Literature from University of California Santa Cruz
    UC Regents Scholar
    Graduated with multiple honors
  • Transformative training from varied sources
    including Reclaiming, Landmark Education, Coaches Training Institute, Hypnotherapy Training Institute, and numerous private teachers

Ongoing Projects

  • Deliver branding solutions for enterprises
  • Create original paintings for show and sale
  • Develop empowerment tools and resource

Past Projects

  • Founded Goddess boutique and art gallery
  • Produced monthly e-zine of spiritual insight
  • Hosted events for spiritual practitioners
“I’ve hired Elka as a consultant, attended her trainings and received her professional guidance. No one I know has as much mastery when it comes to mixing business, art and spirit.”
— Fundraising Consultant

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Author Credits

  • My Heart Is A Garden, chapbook (2018)
  • Moonwise, chapbook (2017)
  • Marketing Mandala, workbook (2016)
  • Five Simple Steps to Reach Your Ideal Clients, workbook (2016)
  • contributor on art-as-spiritual-practice to Crafting Calm (2013)
  • Ritual Journal, eBook (2011)
  • Seeds of Wisdom, mobile app (2011)
  • Seeds of Wisdom, guidebook (2009, 2012, 2016)
  • “Kali,” peom appearing in Talking to Goddess (2009)
  • Can Do Kit, success tools (2007)
  • Moonday Magic: 53 Rituals for Women, website (2007)
  • Spiritual: A Handful of Spells, chapbook (2005)
  • Four Healing Rituals for Women, chapbook (2005)
  • Values in Action, workbook (2005)
  • articles at my blog archive (2005-2015)
  • articles for Practical Magic e-zine (2010)
  • articles for Reclaiming Quarterly magazine (1998-2001)

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