I am a Motivational Speaker, Storyteller and Ukulele Coach. I encourage fresh thinking about paths to adventure, rejuvenation and discovery.
I work with Libraries, Lifelong Learning Programs and organizations to deliver engaging customized talks and programs related to the Art of Experience. I provide Travel coaching for individuals and groups to unleash new travel skills, capabilities and possibilities .
I perform true stories of uncommon adventure and lead accelerated Beginner Ukulele workshops.
Three years ago I stepped out of a thirty year global corporate career into the world of an Artisan. The next stop on this journey is my new one woman show..
Sept 1, 2017, 8:00 PM - Story City Troupe performs "School Days" stories at the Buttonwood Tree, 605 Main St, Middletown, CT ($10)
Sept 7,2017, 7:00 PM, "We Rise Storytelling Collective, "Back to School Sprcial", Hub & Spoke Restaurant, 3001 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT
Sept 8, 2017 , 1:45 PM, "The Ukulele Adventure" 5 session workshop, University of CT. OLLI, 99 East Main St.,Waterbury CT (Fee)
Sept 12, 2017, "The Ukulele Adventure" 5 session workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk,CT (Fee)
Oct 4,2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - "Gotta Ukulele", Stratford Continuing Education 5 week workshop series on Wednesdays, 45 North Parade Place , Stratford, CT (Fee).
Oct 7, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, "Teen Ukulele" - Workshop series at Sterling House Community Center, 2283 Main St. Stratford, CT (Fee)
Oct 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM ,"The Art of Storytelling", 5 week program on Thursdays - Stratford Continuing Education , 45 North Parade Place, Stratford, CT (Fee)
Oct 12, 2017 Featured Storyteller Waterford Library, Waterford, CT
Mar 22, 2018 - Keynote Speaker, Waterford Women's Club, Waterford Library, Waterford, CT
"Lesiga approaches daycations like a dedicated artist" - Randall Beach, Connecticut Magazine
"You were so much fun and such a vibrant spirit!" - Ryan Kristafer, host CT Style TV program
"Terrific DayCation program. It was colorful, informative, and there was good "give and take" from the audience!"- CT Library
"Intertwining stories with tips as you did made solo travel feel obtainable. Attendees left feeling, "Yes I can!" - CT Library
"Delightful, unexpected presentation straight from the heart" - Stamford Positive Living Forum member.
"Nina's storytelling class is outstanding" - Workshop participant, Fairfield County Adult Continuing Education.