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

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.)

Payment​ starts at $50

Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, CashApp, Credit/Debit, Venmo

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.

Payment​ starts at $75 per 30 minute session

$100 per 60 minute session

Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, CashApp, Credit/Debit, Venmo

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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.

Payment​ starts at $150 per 2 hour session

$300 per 3 hour session

Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, CashApp, Credit/Debit, Venmo

 

Other Services...

Book/Contact me for any of the following:

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

  • G.S.S. Mentorship - I can help guide you through your life struggles with the power of affirmations, intention setting, meditation and mindfulness.

*NOTE:

 

All of the healing services provided are based on my life experiences and wisdom.

None of the services offered are intended to be a substitute for therapy or therapeutic services.  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: