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Exploring Life & Business with Velisa Woods of V. Woods Media

Today we’d like to introduce you to Velisa Woods.

Hi Velisa, so excited to have you on the platform. So before we get into questions about your work-life, maybe you can bring our readers up to speed on your story and how you got to where you are today?
In 2013, I started V. Woods Media (formerly known as RBS Entertainment) out of survival mode.

I was in my 7th year as a classroom teacher in Memphis when I was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and prescribed medication. Teaching has a way of leading you to depression due to stress and unresolved trauma.

It was at that point that I decided to resign from Shelby County Schools and begin producing live music shows. Over the years, I’ve produced various open mics, showcases, community events, concerts that included local and not-so-local artists, and co-directed music videos.

My love for music was embedded in me through my mother. Producing shows and having the opportunity to show my creative side of me has become a way to overcome depression.

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall, and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
It has definitely not been a smooth road. But nothing worth having comes easy.

The struggles included being able to finance the dream and continue to provide a home as a single parent of 2. Through the help of others, sponsors, and the community, I was able to accomplish the goal.

Alright, so let’s switch gears a bit and talk business. What should we know?
After serving the communities of Memphis, Jackson, MS, and the surrounding areas since 2013, V. Woods Media has become a Wellness Consultancy service as well as a producer of live music events.

As a Wellness Consultant, I now host Mental Health and Spiritual Wellness events in Oakland, CA. The wellness events include self-care discussions, the introduction of holistic medicine, and coping strategies and activities.

Included in V. Woods Media are two organizations that were started in 2018, Rebuild MEM (Memphis, TN) & Rebuild JXN (Jackson, MS). These two organizations provide a service that promotes holistic events and brands.

What sets me apart from others is the plethora of experiences and skills that I have acquired over the years. Having three degrees in Education, 13 years in Education, being a lifetime Entrepreneur, and being an overall decent person sets me apart from others in the industry.

Brand-wise, I am most proud of the fact that I can travel around the country and host events. I would love for your readers to know that my services and offerings can be accessed through my website, www.vwoodsmedia.com.

What do you think about luck?
I wouldn’t call it luck per se, lol. Just FAITH and BELIEF in myself and my abilities. I had to remind myself of all the things that I’ve been through and came out on top in the end. I do not operate in the spirit of fear.

Pricing:

  • Host an event – $100 p/hr
  • Wellness Consultant Session- $25 p/hr
  • Rebuild Wellness Box – Starting at $25

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