Every Soul Adventures retreat that Black Girls On The Go hosts includes transformational experts! Each of them has been hand-selected to help each sister heal their relationships with their mind, body, and soul.
Their #1 job on each retreat they attend with us? To shed light on all the different benefits traveling has to offer to your physical and emotional well-being. To help you real-live envision how travel heals your mind, body, and soul. You are a priority, and they’re here to show you what’s possible on your healing journey.
Nicole Jackson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is the owner and operator of NLJ Counseling and Coaching Services, LLC. Nicole graduated from Webster University in 2012 with a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling with a concentration on Family and Marriage Therapy. As a LPC Nicole has been in practice for eight years providing a variety of mental health services with an emphasis on promoting mental wellness and self-care. Nicole’s dedication to the self-preservation of the African American Woman is paramount as she seeks to dismantle the notion of the Black "superwoman".
Nicole has a history of helping with phase of life concerns, anxiety, depression, relational issues, stress management and crisis intervention among many other issues.
Nicole has a passion for traveling and has visited eight countries, 29 states and 41 cities with a love for a good beach. Nicole enjoys combining her joy for traveling with her strive to help heal her community, thus she has joined Black Girls on the Go as the mental health expert and Coaching Therapist and will be on hand to help in creating a space for healing, community and self-love, all while having fun and enjoying various countries across this great planet.
Thema Azize Serwa
Thema Azize Serwa is the leading expert in the vaginal steaming industry. She has created a unique method of vaginal steaming that provides over 25 biopsychosocial health benefits that has been ranked #1 in the industry by MakMedia TV. Thema's work has also been talked about in HuffPost for its impact on women entrepreneurs. Her work has been celebrated in local publications, local and international radio, and in households of YouTubers and Facebookers worldwide who travel to get to "Thema's pot".
She has also advanced her #HealEverything movement by training and certifying Womb Sauna Practitioners in 9 different countries. She is an empowerment mogul, known for her public speaking, high energy and transparency, and a best-selling author who is dedicated to demonstrating to the world the value and impact of the Womb Sauna experience.
Karen McKoy is an international award-winning resilience speaker and grief coach who shares her wisdom with thousands of listeners on how to prosper in life after the loss of two children.
She is an author who shares her personal struggles as a military wife, mother of seven (two deceased), and grandmother of eleven (one deceased), she offer hope for others to succeed against all odds, resilience is her middle name. Giving up isn’t in her DNA.
Dr. LaVonne Shaw
When it comes to preaching, entertaining, enlightening and educating, no one in talk radio compares to Reverend Dr. LaVonne Shaw. Dr. Shaw's high-octane energy and her love for interacting with her listeners is just one reason for the popularity and success of "The Erogenous Coach" talk show. This marital enrichment show will ignite heated discussions with explosive themes like: "Removing The Barriers To Having A Sizzling Sex Life." "I Have Been Married For More Than Ninety Days And I Am Still A Virgin."
"Should Sex Be Used As A Reward, Punishment Or Life Essential?" "What Should The Husband Do While His Wife Is Experiencing Menopause?"
Reverend Dr. Shaw is a much sought after conference speaker and revivalist. She has traveled extensively throughout the world inspiring congregations with a message of hope. She is an anointed woman of God and a mighty instrument in the hands of an Almighty God.
ShaRon is a visionary and life activator who believes that people can be what they were BORN to be, and not settle for what society and culture has told them to be.
Through her books, coaching programs, and inspirational messages, she encourages people to SOAR HIGHER than their personal and societal limitations so they can be who they were created to be and live more fulfilling lives.
LaQuisha is a force to be reckoned with in communities. She is has dedicated her life to serving her community and has been recognized by great leaders including President Barack Obama and Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby. She has won regional, state and national pageant titles including most recently Mrs. Maryland USA Ambassador 2020. The SheRose Awards was founded to give a platform to abuse survivors to share their own stories. Beginning her skills in mentoring at age 16, she also spends hours locally and abroad mentoring via her nonprofit program, Queendom T.E.A.
(The Etiquette Academy), committed to encouraging and teaching teen girls about personal safety, feminine etiquette and positive self-esteem. She is the award-nominated and best-selling author of memoir, Unholy Communion, and a self-esteem journal for young girls, Positively Bodyful, and the coauthor of additional books.
LaQuisha is the proud teacher of #MrsHallScholars, educating youth in Baltimore City Public Schools for 17 years and winning Teacher of the Year in 2018. Her “walk on gold” philosophy teaches communities to step off of familiar territory to do extraordinary things. LaQuisha has empowered others to empower others for over a decadeand has no plans of stopping!
Dr. Vikki Johnson
Dr. Vikki Johnson is a chaplain, speaker, author, mentor & life strategist. A proud graduate of Howard University, she empowers women to be great in the mirror first, then amazing in the marketplace. With almost 40 years experience in the media/entertainment industry, she birthed Soul Wealth LLC in December 2014 to inspire other women to create and live their legacy now.
She is a member of Kingdom Worship Center in Towson, MD where she serves as the Pastor of Women for 18 years.
She is a member of NABFEME and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dr. Vikki is passionately committed to sacred sisterhood through spiritual growth in the lives of women globally.
La Tonia Taylor
La Tonia Taylor, The Queen of REBIRTH has cultivated her life experience, community service, professional training and faith walks into a spiritual testimony. La Tonia’s has her own testimony, tests and triumph that required her to demonstrate her own rebirth.
Now, a Purpose, Pleasure Passion Counselor, Healing Educator & Entrepreneur, who leads others to her signature blend of Spiritual Psychology, Transformation & Feminine Soul Retrieval Rites of Passage programs.
She is also a Coach and Production Consultant on Emmy Award Winning Show on The OWN Network with her mentor, Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant's- Fix My Life where she Coaches & Producing 1.5+million viewers to breakthrough.
Her Message: ReBirth & Emerge Transformed.
Rosaline D. Law is a Licensed Respiratory Therapist (36 years), a Certified Health Coach (9 years), a Professional Clinical Herbalist (6 years), Certified Zumba Instructor (9 years) and Author of “The Spice Queen’s Kitchen” Recipe Book. . Rosaline is an expert on Health and Wellness. She received her training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition’s cutting-edge Health Coach Training Program.
Also; training as a Clinical Herbalist from the Mid Atlantic Herbal School and Smile Herb Shop. She studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts.
Leslie M. Atley is an author and health and wellness expert with 20+ years of experience in health promotion and prevention. As the owner of Loving Me Always, LLC, Leslie offers international holistic (mind, body and spirit) health coaching services and disease prevention trainings and workshops.
LMA’s slogan is Me First Everyday Unapologetically. Leslie is committed to informing, teaching, supporting, and shifting women to a place of knowing self- care is not selfish, it is necessary for a healthy heart.
A radical self-care movement for women of color is the journey she is pursuing.
Tanya A Eoyster
Tanya A Royster, MD (aka Dr. T) is excited to join Black Girls on the Go Soul Adventures as your Soul Coach. Dr. T is a psychiatrist who is a dynamic clinician, teacher and innovator with skills crossing many platforms and industries.
With the BGOTG collaboration, she is bringing her transformational-healing techniques to support you on your journey. Currently, Dr. T owns A Better World LLC, where she supports individuals and organizations in enhancing their ability to pursue their God-given purposes.
She provides Life/Executive Coaching, organizational assessments and trauma-informed organizational support. Throughout her career, Dr. T discovered life is like travel. Although sometimes the journey can be bumpy, your destination can still be healing.
Your healing may not always go as you planned but you can still learn from and enjoy the process. With Dr. T as your guide and coach, your journey will be purposeful and powerful. Dr. T’s goal is to support your journey to a better you.