Our Approach

  • We have come together to create a space and build community around living joyfully. 
  • We create immersive experiences that help you CONNECT, CREATE, GROW, AND PLAY

Our Story

Every business has a beginning, and we feel this collaborative started over 20 years ago individually and began manifesting in magical fashion early 2019 to what you see today. Lauri Maynard and Shannon Dias came together much like yin (Lauri) and yang (Shannon) to create a space and build community around living joyfully.

“Live and grow in alignment with your authentic self to create a life you love”

Lauri Maynard

“Live empowered with intention and childlike wonder doing what sets your soul on fire”

Shannon Dias

Our Creative Compass

Here at the Creative Compass Collaborative co-founders Lauri and Shannon combine their varied skill sets and coaching strategies to create a rare combination of offerings that capture the holism of things.

Despite very different backgrounds, personalities and life experiences, Lauri and Shannon unexpectedly came together through a coffee shop owner who noticed they were both working on business plans that were remarkably similar.

Even before meeting they unknowingly shared a passion for building a community that would integrate the mind body and spirit. From their own individual experience, it was clear that working on the mind, body and spirit separately was not as effective as combining them together in supportive experiences. That shared goal paved the way for these two opposite personalities to thrive working together.

Lauri and Shannon believe that the Whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

By working together, and with other members of the collaborative, they create and offer immersive experiences in self awareness, creative expression, health and wellness and pure fun. Creative Compass Collaborative also works with local businesses and practitioners to create unique community events that combine many talents and resources for participants to enjoy.

Together we are stronger and as a community we help each other grow.


Lauri Maynard, MA, LMHC, CPC

Growing Forward Inc.
Certified Personal Coach, Licensed Holistic / Mental Health Counselor, Program Developer, Author

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Shannon Tibbetts, CPC

Shannon Dias, CPC

Imaginif Media, LLC
Certified Intuitive Coach, Creative Consultant & Strategist, Artist, Author

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Lisa Fontanella

Lisa Fontanella
Author, Jewelry Designer, Coach,
Reiki Master

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Ramona Crabtree-Falkner

Authentic Life Journey
Reiki Master, E-RYT 500, LMT

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from Jason

Jason Stevenson

Thrive Training
Certified Personal Trainer

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