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Elena Aguilar

At Bright Morning, we help individuals and organizations remove obstacles to equity, bounce back from adversity, and transform relationships.

One conversation at a time.

You’re committed to building a more just and equitable organization and world, but you need support navigating the path forward.

Our trainings, online courses, coaching, consulting and speaking services will help you turn your aspiration into a reality.


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2021 On-Demand MembershipVirtualJanuary 1 - December 31, 2021Details
2021 All-Inclusive MembershipVirtualJanuary 1 - December 31, 2021Details
2021 All-Inclusive+ MembershipVirtualJanuary 1 - December 31, 2021Details
Onward Book Club 2021-2022VirtualJune 1, 2021 - May 3, 2022Details
Art of Coaching MasterclassVirtualAugust 26 - September 30, 2021Details
The Art of Coaching 101 – SOLD OUTVirtualSeptember 28, 2021
Transformational Coaching IntensiveVirtualSeptember 29, 2021Details
Cultivating Resilience IntensiveVirtualOctober 11-15, 2021Details
Coaching for Equity 101 – SOLD OUTVirtualOctober 19-20, 2021
Coaching for Equity MasterclassVirtualOctober 19-28, 2021Details
The Art of Coaching 101VirtualOctober 27, 2021Details
Transformational Coaching IntensiveVirtualNovember 18, 2021Details
The Art of Coaching Teams MasterclassVirtualDecember 7-16, 2021Details
The Art of Coaching 101VirtualDecember 8, 2021Details
Transformational Coaching IntensiveVirtualDecember 15, 2021Details

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Our Offerings


Memberships

Transform your practice with year-long, all-inclusive professional development.

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Trainings

Grow your skills with highly interactive learning experiences.

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Bring a trainer to you

Our signature workshops exclusively for your school or organization.

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Bright Morning Podcast

Your free weekly source of inspiration and insights into Transformational Coaching.

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Online Courses

Catapult your learning anytime, anywhere.

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Keynote Addresses

Ignite your group with a thought-provoking custom address.

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Consulting

Address your most pressing needs with customized support.

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Webinars

Power packed 90-minute virtual learning experiences on the topics you need now.

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BOOKS BY ELENA

Start your learning with the six texts that form the foundation for all our offerings.

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FREE TOOLS

Resources to support our community in growing their craft.

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Latest Podcast Episodes


Episode 87: Behind the Design: Coaching Strong Emotions

This is a Behind the Designs episode in which Elena pulls back the curtain to provide expert advice on holding spaces for transformation. Today she’s sharing the strategy you need for coaching clients who are experiencing strong emotions. 

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Episode 89: REPLAY Virtual Reality: Confronting Self-Doubt

This week we are replaying an earlier coaching conversation with Kathrina Mendez, a teacher in California we first met in episode 2. 

This was the second coaching conversation between Elena and Kathrina. In it Elena uses the ACE framework discussed in last week’s episode as she supported Kathrina in her quest for growing self-compassion and implementing power doses of self-care. 
The ACE framework is one that has been utilized in many of the coaching conversations episodes, including one we will be replaying next week: Virtual Reality: Confronting Self Doubt.  

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Books by Elena


The art of coaching

A how-to for new and experienced coaches

The art of Coaching Workbook

Activities to improve your coaching skills

Coaching for Equity

Strategies for talking about race, power, and systems of oppression

The art of Coaching Teams

Your playbook for leading great teams

Onward

A framework to take the burnout out of teaching

The Onward Workbook

Daily activities to cultivate your resilience

Visit Our Sister Site–Onward



This month’s theme:

REDISCOVER YOURSELF, YOUR ENERGY, AND YOUR PASSION FOR YOUR WORK.

Our Onward collection supports anyone in fields where burnout and stress are commonplace with practical tools and exercises to increase their resilience and thrive in their personal and work lives.

The book, accompanying workbook, and workshops deeply resonate with a wide array of professionals, including those in education, healthcare, social services, non-profits and corporations. 

Onwardthebook.com is the book’s companion website that explores a monthly theme to support readers in growing their resilience. We invite you to take a journey with us on Onward and consider bringing the text and workshops to your place of employment!