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NJ–Pod Mtg: Summit/New Providence/Berkeley Heights – Harnessing Fear and Risk to Reach New Heights – IN PERSON

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


The Summit pod is thrilled to welcome special guest Melanie Curtis as the April speaker.

Jumping out of any airplane, much less five in formation for a
world record from 20,000 feet, has inherent risk. Melanie shares
from her intimate and rigorous experience with fear and risk over
her 27-year career in skydiving, 12,000 total jumps and evolution
into writing, speaking and activism. Melanie shares how getting
masterful at assessing risk and working with fear is key to the
powerful growth we seek.

Melanie has four world records flying upside down at 180 miles
per hour with other women to build a pre-determined formation
from 20,000 feet out of multiple aircraft. These records are years
in the making requiring far more than meets the eye from everyone
on the bigger team. Melanie shares rich insight on mental and
emotional toughness, teamwork and trusting your intuition when it
matters the most.

Don’t miss this special pod meeting.

About the speaker:

Melanie Curtis is a world record pro skydiver, keynote speaker, coach, author and activist.

She has been tapped as an expert in Forbes, Fast Company, Thrive Global, on CBS Evening News, CBS Sunday Morning, NBC Know Your Value, Masters of Scale, and many more.

Melanie facilitates genre-busting professional development for companies, coaching teams to wield fear and flow state (and other F words), softening perfectionism and blind performance that becomes our prison if not balanced with deeper healing and hilarity. 

She is a teammate for Type A clients willing to look bravely at themselves as a nonnegotiable component to reaching our next levels of peak performance and relational connection, all while embracing the intensity and ridiculousness of being human at our edges. 

Melanie has authored 3 books, including How to Fly, available on Audible.

She co-founded Highlight, an all-female professional demonstration jump team, using skydiving as a vehicle to champion equality and inspire women and girls to live bold brave lives of their own design. 

Melanie co-founded the Trust the Journey podcast, where she shares at length and in depth about her own healing experiences in service to helping others heal deeply. Via the show and her own public platform, Melanie is a passionate advocate for legal, safe and equitable access to transformative healing with psychedelic plant medicines. 


April 25
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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B.I.G. Summit/New Providence/Berkeley Heights


Speaker Name
Melanie Curtis
Meeting Type
In Person


Twin Maples
214 Springfield Ave
Summit, NJ 07901 United States
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