About The Founder
A serial entrepreneur, Andrea pioneered Holistic PR and Marketing in the early 80’s. Her three books: PR for The Holistic Healer, Creating an Abundant Practice and her award-winning The Science of Spiritual Marketing: Initiation into Magnetism sell worldwide (hard copy and audio). Still on-going.
Her breakout novel, Pushing Upward, published by Hay House won the Los Angeles Book Festival Award and was Hay House “Pick of the Month.” She wrote the screenplay and will be co-producing the film.
Andrea has written over 50 articles on holistic marketing, translated in five languages, and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. She has supported Internet companies, small businesses, cultural creatives, and entrepreneurs in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and the United States. She has also written over 50 articles, translated in different languages.
A recipient of the Axiom Business Book Award in 2008, Andrea has been a Key-Note speaker at: The Science and Consciousness Conference, Natural Awakenings Annual Conference, The Holistic Medical Association, New Leaf Distributing, INATS (International New Age Trade Show) and Expo Ser in Mexico City with Deepak Chopra.
Andrea has studied meditation for over 40 years, living in ashrams and meditation centers in India, Paris, New York, and California.
In the late 70’s, Andrea created Professional Organizers where she coordinated, supervised and expedited moves for the elite in New York City, then created satellite offices to support her clients.
In the 80’s, Andrea was a consultant in Silicon Alley (NYC) working with several start ups prior to receiving their IPO’s. She has supported businessmen and women in many industries––from therapists to filmmakers, authors, software developers and CEO’s, turning their businesses and profit margins around 180 degrees.
In her twenties, Andrea was an actress on and off Broadway, appearing in Neil Simon’s Chapter Two. She was a member of Cafe La Mama, an experimental, bi-costal theater company; the improvisational group The Groundlings, and appeared in the TV shows: Police Woman, The Bob Newhart Show, Executive Suite, Steubenville, and Bronx. She also co-wrote and directed three videos at the American Film Institute.
While a journalist for The Times Herald Record, in Monticello, New York, Andrea heard about three teen suicides. In response, she wrote a grant and received $60,000 from Senator Charles Cook to create the Off-Off Main Street Children’s Theater Company, dedicated to works by, for, and about teenagers and the challenges they face. She produced and directed this company successfully for eight years. She also offered theatrical workshops to local drug and alcohol facilities working with recovering addicts.
In 2017, Andrea directed, produced and co-wrote the one-woman show: “Old-Fashioned, Naughty, Everything: A Glimpse of Emily Dickinson, presented at the Marsh Theater in San Francisco.
She currently presents: Ignite Your Genius w/ Spanda Meditation and Improv Games, a workshop created for groups (between 10-40 people) and corporations.
She continues to present Holistic PR and Marketing Packages
Soon coming: SPANDA CARDS for the Entrepreneurial Spirit. A desk-top oracle for employees and business owners (Published by Beyond Words). The FIRST Card Deck to fuse Spirituality and Business Acumen.
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