SPARK Chico August 2017
Photos by Amy Spooner Photography
Last year I said yes to a last-minute invitation to attend Spark Chico. I was excited that a dynamic women's event was happening close to my home. What I received out of the experience was so much more than I ever dreamed. Amazing women coming together in a supportive and friendly environment. We laughed, meditated, danced, cried. It was a magical two days of connection. Spark Chico provided the juice I needed to see that my genius, my contribution, is so important to add to the world. Within a very short time, actually within the first hour, we dove in deep. Trusting each other to hold the space for all of us to shine and grow. It was beautiful and inspiring. The heart-felt sharing from women around the country provided inspiration, as well as the group activities that bound us closer together. The entire event felt spacious and luscious and powerful. Thank you, Rachel, for creating this container for all of us!
The energy, vibe, authenticity, realness and awesomeness of this event is something you have to experience as its hard to describe! I enjoyed it to the fullest and got SO MUCH both as a speaker and attendee! What Rachel and the team created with SPARK is not to be missed! You’ll leave uplifted, inspired, motivated, hopeful, energized! All the good feels you need to get your life and business infused with prosperity and happy vibes! Do it ... come see us next time.
SPARK is not just a conference or one time event, it is a movement and a new way of connecting to other women in an authentic and life-changing way! The variety of speakers and topics offered touched a diverse group of women with different backgrounds and needs. This is an event for all women! There was a perfect balance of fun, music, dancing, inspriring speakers encouraging us to live our best lives, time to reflect through journaling & worksheets, meditation, amazing food, and plenty of time for networking and making new friends! Rachel provided a space that felt safe and fun, allowing women from all walks of life to connect and be truly vulnerable. The women I have met at the event have continued to inspire me through social media connections and I am now empowered to begin sharing my own story at a live event in the near future. This would not be possible without SPARK and I truly believe this event has changed the lives of many women and will continue to be a vehicle for personal healing and transformation for many women in the future! The world needs more of our SPARK and this event will empower you to become the best version of you and give you the tools to share this with your community and the world.
Rachel is a one in a million gal. She amazes me in her ability to blend in with girlfriends and rub elbows with the famous. Her courage, bravery and confidence to be herself and follow her heart - no matter how crazy it seems or where ever she may find herself to be - leaves me in awe. I want that! Come rub my elbow a few more times! One of her MANY talents is event creation - like magic mixing in a caldron - or the best cocktail that has ever passed your lips - she as the ability to combine the right people, the right mission, the right message and the right energies to SPARK transformation in others. With her event Spark Chico, I was not only impressed that I had, fundamental, transformation - but that all who attended went through character transformation. What do I mean by character transformation - I simple mean BEING MORE OF WHO YOU TRUELY ARE. A gift I will cherish for ever! Thank you. I also mean releasing old ways of being that have held you back. I mean Sparking to life that vibrant, creative YOU that had been buried. I have been to many events (transformational ones too). But what Rachel brings is a special ability to allow the magic to happen, be an example, teach how to trust again and build a sisterhood of love. I believe Rachel can bring the best out in you, whether that be through her coaching or her event coordination or attending her next event. If you get a chance to work with Rachel O’Rourke, or just be influenced by her journey, you will find her energy (aka magic) with subtly change you forever.