Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant's story reads like an epic adventure filled with near misses, struggle, strength, courage and triumph From her lifes experiences she has uncovered her lifes purpose, discovered the power that lies within and recovered her spiritual self and has emerged as a living testament to Gods Prevailing Peace, Power and Presence.
In 1990 with seemingly little notice, her path to working with mans law transformed and suddenly made way to a divine appointment with Spiritual Law. This union gave birth to her work of service to the Universe and manifested in the form of workshops, lectures, television appearance, and best-selling books wherein Iyanla shared Spiritual Law and Principles.
With a clear mission Iyanla and her beloved daughter, Gemmia, founded Inner Visions. First offering small classes focused on transforming difficult experiences into empowering lessons of victory, Inner Visions has blossomed into a multi-faceted training program that offers certification in Mastery of Life Skills, Life Coaching and Ministerial Ordination.
Iyanla has received numerous awards and accolades for the power and impact of her work. She is hailed as one of Halle Berry's five "Sheros" Glamour Magazine 2006; one of the country's most influential African Americans Ebony Magazine 2004; among the country's most 100 Influential Women Women's Day Magazine 2003; one of the "most dynamic speakers in the United States" Emerge Magazine 2000. She is a woman of passion, clear vision and purpose.
Rev. Dr. Vanzant travels globally and appears on the NBC Daytime Drama, Starting Over 2004-2006 passionately delivering her special brand of self-empowerment and inspiration to others. As Founder and Director of Inner Visions Institute of Spiritual Development, Iyanla shares her knowledge of Universal Principle and Law, Eastern and Western spiritual/religious traditions/teachings, and the truth of Unconditional Love to motivate others to create a better life, a better community and a better world