Curious what Speaker Sisterhood is all about? Guests are welcome!

We meet on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month from 9:30a – 11:30a

Location: Artesana, 362 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040

Want to stop by to check out your one free meeting as a guest? Our club leader has all of the details to help get you started. Simply send a note to Juile using the contact form below.

Letter from the club leader, Julie Bermant:

Julie Bermant Speaker Sisterhood

I have learned that fear is sometimes a guidepost, and that deep learning can come from turning towards the fear. I heard Angela Lussier speak, and realized that I, too, was afraid of public speaking. I embraced that fear by joining a Speaker Sisterhood club. I have been transformed by the experience. I used the support and structure to find a way to be myself in front of a group. The process of creating a speech has been a powerful vehicle for self insight; I have discovered that distilling my truth and searching for positive meaning is a way to understand motivation and come to a new perspective. The courage and determination that expresses itself in the Speaker Sisterhood meetings can feel magical. We learn about ourselves and about each other, we learn how to communicate our needs more effectively, and we value the opportunities to laugh together while taking risks.

The first meeting is free, so come check us out, and bring a friend!

I look forward to sharing the journey!


About Julie Bermant

Julie Bermant is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who enjoys working collaboratively with her clients. She is also certified as a Life Coach through Guiding Mindful Change and by Martha Beck, who described Julie as “an extraordinarily intelligent and intuitive coach, a steady, funny loyal guide to help you move toward your right life”. She loves to contra dance and to quilt. Julie is happily remarried and has a daughter who recently graduated from college.


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