Dr. Sheronda Orridge is Owner / Operator of Loving Spirit Holistic Services LLC. She is also a Holistic Life Coach, Holistic Life Coach Trainer, Community Organizer, Spoken Word Artist, Writer, Published Author, Performer, Motivational Speaker, Community Consultant, Community Editor, Certified Doula, Certified TOP Facilitator, Actress, Event Planner, Curriculum Developer, Radio Talk Show Host, Metaphysical Practitioner, and Spiritual Ordain Minster.
Dr. Sheronda holds 2 Bachelor’s Degrees one in Metaphysical Theology and the other in Metaphysical Science, a Master’s Degree in Metaphysical Science and a PhD in Holistic Life Coaching from the University of Sedona and is currently working on her second Ph.D. in Holistic Life Counseling. She is also a spoken word artist, certified ToP Facilitator, motivational speaker, certified Doula (birthing coach), curriculum developer, and community organizer. Dr. Sheronda was awarded the 2015 Community Educator Unsung Hero Award from Minnesota Community Caring for children (MCCC), 2014 Honoring Sisters Award, Spokesman Recorder Newspaper, the 2012 Adult Leadership Award Leap Forward Collaborative, the 2012 Parent Leadership Award Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota, and the 2011Community Honor Roll Award Frogtown Neighborhood Association.
As a Holistic Life Coach Dr. Sheronda specializes in coaching clients with multiple barriers. Dr. Sheronda is also the creator of the Holistic Healing Movement (a string of products that heal, encourage, and inspire people), Founding member of Healing Through Words (a writing and performing group), The Frogtown based group The Creative Thinkers (a group of artist that live and work in Frogtown that use their artistry to organize around issues in Frogtown), a Community Editor for the Saint Paul Almanac, co-founder of Arts Responding to Foreclosure. Dr. Sheronda uses her talents and strengths as tools to organize communities around self-esteem, life purpose, education, poverty, foreclosure, child protection, and to promote holistic healing.
Dr. Sheronda has performed spoken word at many venues around the Twin Cities and throughout the United State and Canada. She was also a part of the cast in the monologue Femme Fatale, she performed in the LMAO Comedy Skits, and was Aunt Betty in the play Dead Beat Who? Dr. Sheronda has been the featured artist in the Soul Sounds Open Mic, Word Power, Poetry for Thought, and was one of the Curators in the Saint Paul Almanac Reading Jam Series. She hosted two weekly radio show Holistic Healing and Healing Through Words on internet radio station WDEP. She also hosted “Loving Our Life” a weekly television show on public access television, co-hosted Conscious Poetry Monday at Arnellia’s Bar in Saint Paul, was one of the opening acts for national spoken word artist Taalam Acey, and performed for rap superstar and activist KRSONE.