Jaiye Empress in Gold Signature POET scarf (Photo Credit: Ashley Sexenant of Scope Media)

Here at Empressive Expressions™, my mission is to inspire and empower Black girls and womxn to celebrate, love and heal themselves unapologetically!

Scroll down to learn how I do so

with my art & soul inspired services


S.E.X.Y Self-Love&
Soul Support Coaching

I help high achieving, multi-passionate Black womxn, overcome feelings of intense loneliness and fears of inadequacy from being “too much,” learn new self-care tools and soul-work practices so they can better protect, and preserve their personal peace and ultimately adopt an unapologetic, bolder self-confidence in their own magical skin!

I provide private and group coaching and spiritual mentorship via:

  • The S.E.X.Y Self-Love Academy - a 5 week online healing arts program and sanctuary space for Black womxn committed to soul-work.

  • The 69 S.O.U.L Fine Program - a 3 month program of direct 1-to-1 direct support where I help guide you through your life struggles with the power of affirmations, intention setting, meditation, mindfulness and more to radically increase your self-confidence.

Artistic Edutainment

I am a professional poet and gifted orator known for my public speaking skills.  I use my art to provide entertainment as well as inspire soul-stirring, thought-provoking conversations within the community.

I can be booked for a variety of speaking/performance gigs or to present on a specific subject for educational purposes.

Book/Contact me for:

  • Poetic performances

  • Event hosting

  • Speaking engagements (lectures, interviews, etc.)

Jaiye Empress - Speak Fridays, Wynwood
Soulful Self Check In Journal Exercise - Empressive Expressions

Healing Arts Facilitation

As a Teaching Artist/Healing Arts Facilitator,

I organize arts based presentations that cover a variety of topics such as self-love/self-care, poetry/creative storytelling, feminism, Black history, etc.

I offer 60 & 90 workshop sessions​.

Book/Contact me for:

  • Setting/holding space for events - I will create & lead icebreaker/grounding activities​​

  • Soul Meditation Sessions - I curate group spaces to practice meditation & mindfulness 

  • Healing Arts Workshops - I lead creative writing & reflection sessions 


All workshop sessions can be tailored to accommodate an adult or youth centered audience.

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Group of Black women laughing on couch i

Circle Keeping

I am a trained Restorative Justice Circle Keeper, experienced at curating and holding authentic space for people to feel empowered through story sharing.

I have facilitated and co-kept circles centered on conflict resolution, youth development, family healing and communication.

Book/Contact me to facilitate or lead your next circle space.

Circle spaces can include:

  • Healing - circles centered on spiritual wellness, and cultivating healthy relationships (to self and others)​​

  • Conflict resolution - circles centered on repairing a specific disconnect or harm between parties (ex. family or friendship fallout) 

  • Celebration - circles centered on honoring a community member for a specific achievement (ex. a graduation circle, or a sacred circle for a parent to be)

  • Community - circles centered on creating fellowship, fostering solidarity and community dialogue among participants (ex. sisterhood circles)


Circle sessions can be facilitated virtually or in person.


Other Services...

Book/Contact me for:

  • Custom/personalized poems - I will write a personalized piece to commemorate a special occasion (weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, etc.)



All of the healing services provided are based on my life experiences and wisdom as well as the skills I've acquired through schooling and professional practice.

None of the services offered are intended to be a substitute for therapy or therapeutic support.  I am not a licensed therapist or clinician.  

Who is Jaiye Empress

and why should you book me for any of these services?

Partner Organizations I have worked with/for: