We had the good fortune of connecting with Enolia Foti and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Enolia, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
At a young age, we all face the challenge of selecting a field, educating ourselves in it, then making a career based on the decisions we made. Some of us do this without ever exploring what in life we love versus what in life have we been trained to do. My decision took me on a journey through a 30-year career path based on my school studies. However, there was something missing for me. I was just as strong in arts and culture as I was in the sciences. I did not feel balanced. Something was missing and I was not quite sure. It was towards the end of my “trained” career that I took the time to explore other aspects of interest, what I love to do, what I dreamed to do versus what I was trained to do. It was this need of balance in both the sciences, arts and culture that lead me to create the business that I love.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Our history is rich with knowledge. I love to explore and learn about ancient civilizations, traditions, astrology, sacred geometry, mythology, anthropology, alchemy, sound vibration and connecting with sacred text; I love wisdom. We look to the stars and see the universe, but what is it that we truly understand from the past that can help us in the here and now? How do we apply this knowledge to our everyday living? My travels and studying with many ancient cultures all over the world have afforded me to not only merge these understandings but to apply them to present life experiences. How do we acknowledge that there is so much more than what we see beyond the physical senses and still put them into perspective?
Many endearing elders have taught me how to make changes in my life to experience a better life. I am here to share these teachings and wisdom. To disclose this knowledge to individuals so that we may pay it forward to others in need here and now. To embrace practices in our own lives so that we can experience the best version of ourselves. Why Me? I am in both worlds. My goal is to motivate and inspire audiences across the world. I want to bring many unique life experiences and intuitive abilities that help people discover and focus in on what is truly important in their lives. I will take you to your own reservoir of wisdom, where you can clearly evaluate your choices and embark on a new exciting journey toward the fulfillment of your greatest dreams. I have traveled the world participating and leading in hundreds of events/ceremonies/teachings. I have also worked with many individuals one on one, groups and audiences over the past 25 years.
Facilitating deep transformation for myself and others has been my drive, my joy and my passion. My 20+ years navigating the dynamics of the corporate world fortifies my toolbox with leadership development, performance excellence and empowerment coaching. I hold a degree in mathematics and graduated in the top 1% of my MBA class. I networked entire IT solutions for global organizations in the profit and non-profit sectors, holds degrees and multiple certifications in technology, served on multiple boards, am an ordained minister, also certified in various empowerment methods. This along with being a natural orator, I harmonize corporate experience with a broad knowledge base that includes many facets of energetic medicine, all of which are focused on healing and the empowerment of the soul. Was it Easy? No, it was not. I wrote a book about my transition from a corporate culture to embracing indigenous teachings as my new life path. Finding balance is the path of walking between worlds. Facing the honesty and truth of what I desired was the hardest challenge of my life. There were many lows. I had to learn to speak my truth, embrace it and then walk my truth. I learned compassionate leadership, what it was like to work in community versus competition. There were many moments that were lows working in corporate. Part of my healing journey was when I walked 100 miles across Kenya’s East and West Tsavo parks as a pilgrimage. The experiences with each indigenous elder I worked with resulted in a profound facing a buried truth within me. As I learned to overcome each challenge, I experienced more transformations, I was able to write about it.
My book currently sits in evaluation of two publishing firms. It is my desire to share my stories fully. It is my hope that my experiences can assist and help others. My story relates to the common denominators is all of us – fear, pain, judgements, projections, trauma, life. I have learned that life is the lesson and I strive to learn from living it every single day. When you are growing as an individual, you never stop learning lessons. I strive continuously to improve and be a better version of myself. People who are ready to do the work of facing their own truth but just do not know how to go about it are the people I am here to assist. People ready to release past pain and trauma, to find balance in their lives. Whether it is through coaching, group workshops, customized services, retreats, corporate seminars, lectures or expeditions, with a foundation of indigenous teachings, I share ancient wisdom to enrich lives in modern times.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Having lived in Santa Monica, I love taking people to Yogananda’s garden to start. I love dancing so an introduction to Kizomba (the Angolan Tango) dance classes with social dancing after. I would take the to the 3rd street promenade playhouse, shopping and to the ocean. I would let them experience a float tank for meditation, many of the various yoga centers and spas. To have an indigenous food experience with Chef Gladys Nyoth at the Mbomba Restaurant. Other restaurants locals include the ONYX Rooftop, The Penthouse, NATIVE Restaurant, Rita’s Gate of India, Primo Passo Coffee, Locanda Portifino. R & D Kitchen, Bankok West Thai. Shopping on Abbot Kenny Blvd or creating custom fine jewelry experience with Renata Golovati. Museums downtown LA, Alvan Ailey Dance/Ballet. Dine in – Movie theaters, or maybe an LA sisterhood experience First Tuesday’s Global networking led by Marcy Cole.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
To all the indigenous elders who opened their hearts and shared so many of the teachings I have come to know. Thank you for your faith in me to learn and to share what I have come to know now as my awakened life. To my mother, your strength and courageous life led me to this very moment. I am forever grateful for all of your contributions and faith in me. A shoutout to my kizomba family who made my transition to Santa Monica fun and exciting. To Julianne Reynolds of Romanski Films whose talent never ceases to amaze me. As one of the first people I met in LA and one of my dearest friends I am so grateful to have met you. To all my friends, family and clients, I would not be here without you. Thank you!
Website: https://enolia.live https://expresshumanity.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lovesinfinitepossibility https://www.facebook.com/ctw.ojibwe
Other: https://insighttimer.com – my meditations https://themagichappensnow.com/loving-self-by-enolia/ – 2 articles https://thriveglobal.com/?s=Enolia
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