We had the good fortune of connecting with Carla Sciaky and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Carla, why did you pursue a creative career?
In a way, it happened in spite of me. I had always thought I was going to be an elementary school teacher. But while still in high school, I started playing music in a band – first with a partner, then there were three of us, and eventually five – and we were quite successful. In the 2 1/2 years we were together, we recorded an album, and toured throughout Colorado and to the midwest and east coast more than once. After we broke up, I went to college. There I found education courses pretty boring, so I changed to a different major. I really tried to get a “real job” after graduation, but by then I was already starting to perform more and more. I eventually left my day job to be a full-time musician.
I toured the U.S. and Europe for 15 years or so and amassed a loyal following and a good discography. And then I realized there was more for me.
It took many years to find it. Now I am loving the balance of being a songwriter and recording artist, a baroque violinist in a chamber orchestra, and a healer and life coach, working with many clients. So full circle back to the teacher in me – it comes through my music and my coaching.

What should our readers know about your business?
My coaching program is so inspiring! I get to help people dream their highest vision – an image that truly fills their heart – and bridge their path from the present tense to reaching that dream and even beyond, and in the process create a completely heart-based way of living and navigating life. Rather than dwelling on logistics or how they are going to create results, I help my clients align with their vision through their imagination and inspired bold action to become the person of their dreams. It is truly a joy and a privilege.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I adore going to the Denver Botanic Gardens, so we would go there for sure. I live in Lakewood, near Crown Hill Park, and walking through this rural neighborhood and around Crown Hill Lake is like escaping into the countryside. We would drive to Red Rocks, which is a spectacular place to behold, and then further up into the mountains to explore a town like Georgetown or Evergreen – or on the other side of the Continental Divide, like Breckenridge.

My husband Dan and I love to go out for great Mexican food, like at Adelina’s Cocina. For Thai food we go either to Mon Thai at Wadsworth, or Farmhouse Thai Eatery. And for Indian food, we love Yak and Yeti or Durbar Nepalese and Indian Bistro.

And being a musician, I would check out concerts going on that particular week – in particular folk or baroque.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
So many people!! I can’t name my 12-step sponsor, because she needs to remain anonymous. But I feel I owe so much to her. My dedicated and patient husband of 40 years, Dan Prendergast. Mary Morrissey and Kirsten Welles of the Brave Thinking Institute and Lauren Brollier Newton of Soul Savvy, who helped me become the coach that I am, and helped me turn my own path of healing into the very foundation from which I help my clients.

Website: www.carlasciaky.com and www.doorwaytohealing.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cpsciaky/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carla-sciaky-29127b15b/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carla.sciaky/

Image Credits
Photos by Amanda Tipton

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