Stories of Transformation + Gratitude

Kathryn Budig
Yoga Teacher & Author
KathrynBudig.com

My life is a constant quest for people who inspire me and push me to grow.


Kris manages to light my fire, challenge my perspective, and stir the pot all while making me laugh, feeling like I’m at cocktail hour with a best friend.
Amy Porterfield
Social Media Expert and Consultant
AmyPorterfield.com

Thank God I reached out to Kris!


Even after working with big name GIANTS like Tony Robbins and T. Harv Eker, although THEY knew my worth and talent (and utilized it to the fullest!), when it came to branching off on my own to become a private consultant, there was a giant block in the way. Thank God I reached out to Kris! After just one hour with her, I walked away with the tools, process and clarity to enroll my first client. It was my very first attempt and I signed her up ON THE SPOT – $1K a month for 6 months! I would’ve totally messed it up if it weren’t for Kris. Really, she saved me here!
Suzanne Monroe
Founder & CEO
The International Association
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WellnessProfessionals.org

Kris' one-of-a-kind approach to business and lifestyle design are really something special...


She has a way of keeping things REAL, heart-centered, and playful yet seriously effective. She cuts through all the BS and puts you on track to creating YOUR most delicious lifestyle, supported by a business that's an authentic expression of YOU, your personality, passions and skills. So if you're a yoga teacher, holistic practitioner or coach, and you want to be at the top in your field – and if it's SUPER important to you to LOVE the clients you work with and stand on your own two feet with a profitable, sustainable business... Kris is your girl.
Hillary Rubin
Author, Yoga Teacher, Wellness + Self Esteem Coach
HillaryRubin.com

My DVD was just reviewed by Yoga Journal – I know Kris’ secret sauce had something to do with it...


Kris Ward has laser intuition and knows how to get to the core of an issue. When I was working on my DVD Foundations she helped me to identify what I wanted to share with my work. She offered a strong foundation for me to feel good about my product and get it out there. I’m super excited to say my DVD was just reviewed by Yoga Journal – I know Kris’ secret sauce had something to do with it. If you are looking for support and someone who gets the world of personal development, look no further. Kris is your girl.
Faith Hunter
Yoga Teacher, Cover Model for Yoga Journal Magazine
FaithHunter.com

She really helped me redirect my thoughts and redefine my personal goals...


Between the online content, book recommendations and coaching Kris provided, she really helped me redirect my thoughts and redefine my personal goals. Thanks sooo much for your help my dear! 🙂 xo
Jessica Boylston-Fagonde
Yoga Teacher & Branding Consultant
BrandThyself.com

Kris maps the way to success for many of our trusted teachers and entrepreneurs...


With a deep desire to nurture and coach wellness practitioners to create the life they deserve, Kris maps the way to success for many of our trusted teachers and entrepreneurs. The type of person it takes to have the know-how and presence to accomplish this great task is one that is steady, doing the deeper work, experienced, and has a level of compassion and courage that penetrates to the core. I've had the great opportunity to collaborate with Kris, to see her work her magic, and get to understand the depths of her mission. I'm truly excited to know that we're on the same team and I feel quite content for our community knowing she's a leader.
Chelsea Frederick
Naturopathic Doctor

I adore Kris and the community of strong women that she attracts...


I have loved every minute of my experience in the Lifestyle Design Coaching Certification course (and all of the other juicy courses that come along with it). It has challenged me in many ways, and helped me really get clear on what it is that I want in all aspects of my life. I adore Kris and the community of strong women that she attracts. I have made lifelong friends and feel so very supported. Both of those are absolutely priceless.
Jean Compton
Professional Blogger
JeanCompton.com

If you want to get unstuck and see your REAL truth reflected back to you, work with Kris.


Just one coaching session with Kris moved me from my perpetual thoughts of ”I won’t achieve my dreams; I will always be dependent; I won’t be able to change the things I want to change; I won’t find my passion for life; I will always be stuck.” to “Wow, actually everything I want is much closer to me than I realized!”. Not only that, but Kris dislodged a resentful thought I’d been harboring towards a loved one for my entire life, and helped me turn it into a positive. It was a real ‘AHA’ Moment and definitely a contributing factor in my recent motivation, clarity, and steps towards designing a lifestyle I truly LOVE. If you want to get unstuck and see your REAL truth reflected back to you, work with Kris.
Milissa Link
Tree of Life Yoga
ToLifeYoga.com

I’ve made a huge shift and it’s affecting all areas of my life...


When I signed up for PhD I knew it was going to be life changing. But… I had no idea that just a few weeks into the course I’d have to face a loved one’s diagnosis of a life-threatening illness. Even though I became the primary caregiver for this family member, I was able to avoid panicking and doing something I’d regret later — like returning to a job I’d outgrown because of financial concerns. Instead I made life-enhancing decisions about my business that brought me “relief, hope & clarity,” in Kris’s words. With what I learned in just the first few modules of PhD I became more creative than I’ve ever been in developing new content and promoting my work, and that process has brought me so much joy. I am still riding that wave, despite the personal challenges I’ve gone through, and am so very grateful to Kris for her inspiration and guidance. I’ve made a huge shift and it’s affecting all areas of my life. It’s really been an awakening for me!
Heather Chauvin
Raising Confident Kids Through Meditation
HeatherChauvin.com

It is by far the greatest investment I have ever made in my personal and business life.


Before PhD I was stuck, dazed and beyond confused. Kris’ program is so ridiculously simple to understand! I was a previous student of Kris’ and loved working with her already. I had experienced so much personal growth by the time I dove into PhD I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to do, and HOW to do it. PhD is a business in a box for anyone who is ready to spread their talents and skills out into the world. It is by far the greatest investment I have ever made in my personal and business life.
Dena Stoltz
Yoga Teacher, Blogger & Mom
PartTimeGypsies.com

My whole family is getting the benefit of my coaching sessions because we’re having more fun traveling and exploring new possibilities than ever before!


A really close friend who had worked with Kris suggested I take the plunge and do the same. I am so grateful for that advice! In just a few short months, I’ve let go of what I was previously forcing myself to do (an old, time- and money-sucking business that was going nowhere fast!), and I’ve rediscovered what’s alive in me––how I REALLY choose to live my life, the contributions I want to make, and the adventures I’m ready to create! My whole family is getting the benefit of my coaching sessions because we’re having more fun traveling and exploring new possibilities than ever before! Without Kris’ oh-so-dependable tough-love nudges and never-ending encouragement to play my biggest game, I’d probably still be standing right where I was before, and resisting every minute of it. Even though this kind of coaching is nothing like what I expected when I first signed up (I didn’t know what to expect, really), it was a much-needed surprise. She literally gave me my life back. And now it just keeps getting better.
Shannon Lynch
Yoga Teacher, Owner/Founder of Yoga Ecology
Facebook.com/ShannonLynchYoga

It works and the clients are coming in now!


This training is worth TEN TIMES what Kris is charging for it! I’m blown away by what I’m learning and the clarity and momentum I’m creating in my business. It works and the clients are coming in now!
Leigh Crowder
Yoga Therapist
Founder of YoProTherapy.com

If you’ve been waiting to share your “big thing” with the world, reach out for Kris’ help. You’ll be so glad you did.


In the 6 months I worked one-on-one with Kris, she helped me turn what was just an obscure idea into a living, breathing business of my very own. We fit all the pieces together, worked the kinks out, and in a very short amount of time I was able to create the funding and resources to employ several other yoga teachers. Now there’s a whole team of us bringing yoga to underprivileged kids in public schools. It was truly a seamless manifestation! The payoff wasn’t just emotionally rewarding, though. Financially, I was able to stop renting/trading for my living situation, and I’m proud to say I’m now the owner of my very own home! Evidently Kris is right... “Abundant Yogi” is NOT an oxymoron! If you’ve been waiting to share your “big thing” with the world, reach out for Kris’ help. You’ll be so glad you did.
Maria Camacho
Nutrition Expert & Yogi

I would say that if I had expectations, Kris’s dedication alone exceeded those...


I had several reservations about taking the course due to the time commitments to other priorities in my life, the money, and whether or not I was even remotely ready to take this plunge. I was in school and that was my most important priority. But as the course started, it affected me in positive ways that I implemented right away with self-management techniques that I happily shared with family and friends! I am not a business oriented person to begin with, but I know Kris has been successful in her own work for many years and I KNEW that I was only letting fear and doubt stand in my way. I could let money be an issue, or I could take the leap of faith and push myself to consider what this will mean down the road. I thought: I can wait until my financial life is “better” or I can be in this moment with this fear, and TRUST that I will not drown, not with Kris in the boat! This work brought so much to me. I had no concept of how much it would open my eyes to new ways of thinking, working, and building a business in the internet marketplace. To build, by design, a business based on integrity, heartfelt authenticity, no frills and no BS marketing is MORE than I could have imagined. Plus, I now have my phenomenal Bhakti Buddies for life-long connections, networking, and even joint ventures! I would say that if I had expectations, Kris’s dedication alone exceeded those. I would recommend this course to anyone who is ready to get outside of the box and create serious change as an entrepreneur. There is plenty of information to learn, plenty of practice, plenty of support, plenty of love. Thanks, Kris!!
Jodie Hebbard
Life Coach
jodiehebbard.com

I loved that we kept the focus on 6 months out versus 5 years...



The visualization exercise Kris took me through was simple, clear, precise and very helpful. I loved that we kept the focus on 6 months out versus 5 years or something, as it really helped me to feel connected to it, like it was REAL, coming just around the next corner, and I could really see myself there. It was the perfect exercise for helping me clarify both realistic goals and the specific obstacles that needed to be overcome, in my case an overall marketing inexperience and a tendency towards multi-tasking/putting too much on my plate at once. I also thoroughly enjoyed a discussion Kris and I had on the nature of fear, and walked away with a tool I can work with in my meditations that will
allow me to access the root of my fears, really sit with them, and yet not let them keep me from taking the actions that I know I need to take. That was incredibly enlightening. Thank you so much, Kris.

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