In 2007, Natasha Reilly decided to run an experiment to see if a weekly creative prompt might help artists, writers, and creative entrepreneurs stay motivated to keep creating while marketing their services. The participants created exquisite work, had fun, made lifelong friends, and even sold their work. Since then Natasha has created magic with private clients and businesses – both online and in person – on all sorts of projects, from books to artwork to multimedia exhibits. Her goal has always been to serve as a guide for others as they discover unique talents and then apply those strengths to their life in a way that makes their heart sing.
Now, she’s exploded her role as a guide into an arena she’s always loved – yoga. In 2020, Natasha made a dream come true – she became a yoga teacher. As a multi-passionate creative and curious, playful yogi, Natasha has begun to bring her love of creative expression together with the exploration of yoga to life. Using a joyful, intuitive, and innovative approach, she invites people to become explorers in their lives and move beyond societal labels and self-imposed limits so that they can become powerful, expressive storytellers through mind, body and spirit.
With over 15 years of professional writing experience and an MFA from New School in Creative Writing, she has published original pieces in national publications such as Family Circle and Latina, online venues such as Modern Creative Life, Andrea Scher’s Cultivating Courage, MediaBistro, Dirty Footprints Studio, Wild Sister, and physical spaces such as the Library of Congress. As the former creativity columnist for Sprout magazine, she has 15 years art-making experience.
Natasha has applied her skills to entrepreneurial business ventures ranging from hand-making cards and journals to jobs held in both the corporate and nonprofit arenas of marketing and business development. She has been a teacher in the online collaborative art journaling extravaganza 21 Secrets and 21 Secrets Live!, Love Letters from Trailmakers created by Jamie Ridler and Meghan Genge, WildWomen and Hali Karla’s Spectrum. Her original photography was featured in the Into the Deep Photography Show curated by photographer Catherine Just. Most recently, Natasha worked on The Shape Changer, a short film which was an official selection for the Art Slope Film Festival, Gather, a feature film, and The Gathering Project: Ideas and Inspiration for Local Creative Communities with writer, film director and producer, Jen Lee.