Past Events


  • Thursday, March 3, 6:30pm: Mighty Mermaids Affirmation Art, Pinnacle View Studio, Chapel Hill, NC. Creativity opens us up and sets us free. Choose your favorite affirmation and leave with a booklet of your art. Get grounded, have fun and come celebrate with us! We all need a tribe.
  • Saturday, March 19, 10am – 5pm: Ageless Goddess Mini-Retreat
  • Tuesday, March 22, 8am: Morning motivation – Woman Ignited–Stay Motivated for Life! Professional Business Women of California 27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

  • Saturday, April 2, 7:15pm: Spa retreat – Libbey Lounge, The Oaks at Ojai, Ojai, CA. Stay Motivated for Life: A Woman Ignited Message! From fear to fun, from stress to celebration, from bonkers to deep breaths.
  • Tuesday, April 12: Mighty Mermaid Sunset Cruise, Jordan Lake, Apex, NC. Join us for an evening of relaxation and fun.

  • Tuesday, May 10: Mighty Mermaids Cruise. The Practice of Grounding. Grounding your energy gives you a mental recess. It makes room for you to hear your wisdom and gain clarity. It’s a vital step in the recharging of your energy. Learn a 1-minute tip that you can use anywhere to de-stress and create more balance.

  • Tuesday, June 14: Mighty Mermaids Cruise. The Practice of Courage. It takes courage to shift and make any dream a reality. How can we best access our courage on a deeper level and know that the temporary discomfort of the unknowns is so worth the ride? Join us! Connection reception follows the cruise.
  • Thursday, June 23: Private Cisco team cruise

  • Saturday, July 9, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Courage to Shine Mini Retreat, Pinnacle View Studio, Chapel Hill, NC. Why do we dim our light and hide our power? How does it affect everything we do? In this amazing mini-retreat, you will:
    • Acquire tools to be conscious
    • Experience what happens when you align with your power
    • Give yourself permission to shine!
  • Tuesday, July 12: Mighty Mermaids Cruise. The Practice of Shining. Do you find yourself dimming your light in certain areas of your life? How might you notice when you do, and access the courage to SHINE? Connection reception follows the cruise.

  • Monday, August 1 – Thursday, August 4, 9am – 10:30am: The Audacity to Shine. Chautauqua Institute, Sheldon Hall of Education, room 203, Chautauqua, NY.

Note: Elizabeth is available for a limited number of 1:1 coaching sessions throughout the week.

There seem to be two of me: one who is wise and intuitive, the other who hides her light and feels ‘not enough.’ How might I turn down the voice of the oh-so-familiar critic and have the audacity to shine? In this course we will address the familiar ‘old stories’ and connect with new, more positive ones. This enlightening class will offer proven tools to be more creative, effective and joyful on our journeys!

  • Tuesday, August 9: Mighty Mermaids Cruise. The Practice of Self Care. The quickest way to a more fulfilled life is self care. How might I remember to recharge everyday? Learn tips and tools that are guaranteed to make you a more energized and joyful you! Connection reception follows the cruise.

  • Tuesday, September 13: Mighty Mermaids Cruise. The Practice of Listening. When you stop to listen, you might be amazed by what you hear. Discover how your intuition has a voice and how the practice of listening will give you the power to be more clear about who you are and what you want. Connection reception follows the cruise.
  • Saturday, September 17 – Monday, September 19: Recharge With Grace: A Women’s All-Inclusive Oceanfront Retreat, Topsail Beach, NC.

  • Thursday, October 13: Connected Women of NC catered sunset cruise, Jordan Lake, NC (private event)

  • Tuesday, November 8: Mighty Mermaids. Pinnacle View Studio, Chapel Hill, NC. The Practice of Gratitude. Gratitude has a way of bringing life into perspective. The practice of daily gratitude calms the heart and recharges the soul. Embrace this small technique that will have a big effect on how you live each day. Connection reception follows.


  • October 3: Private Wedding Officiation – Snow Camp, NC
  • October 13: Mighty Mermaid Monthly Gathering, Pinnacle View Studio, NC 6:30 – 8:30pm. Deepening the Heart with Art – Judith Winston & Elizabeth Trinkaus – Inspirational workshop and great connections. Leave with a piece of your art and a bigger heart. Reception included.
  • October 15: Connected Women of North Carolina Annual Signature Event, 6 – 10pm. Briar Creek, Raleigh, NC.
  • October 19 – 21: International Spa Association, Las Vegas, NV
  • October 28: Woman Ignited – Stay Motivated For Life, Cisco, RTP, NC. 12 to 1pm
    You’re moving fast and slowing down doesn’t seem like an option. Elizabeth will offer 3 proven tools that has helped thousands of corporate women stay motivated and achieve greater success, inside and out. Elizabeth’s signed book and Affirmation cards included. Your choice of co-authored books: Conversation On Success (Deepak Chopra and others) or Success Simplified (Stephen Covey and others).
  • November 10Mighty Mermaid Monthly Gathering, Pinnacle View Studio, NC  Grateful …today. 6:30 – 8:30pm Inspirational workshop and great connections. Reception included.
  • November 18: Cisco Connected Women present Your Holiday Elixir – 1:30 – 2:30pm.
    Let this one hour positively effect all your holiday hours. Elizabeth will offer proven tools to help you thrive this – and every – holiday season!
    “I used to dread the holidays. It felt like one more thing that I had to do. I learned tools to take my power back and now I truly enjoy the journey. Ahhh.” – Jennifer
    Life Coaching gift certificates, books and affirmation cards will be available. Cisco, building 7, Maggie room, Morrisville, NC.
  • December 1: Cisco Connected Women present Your Holiday Elixir -11:00 – 12:00pm
    Let this one hour positively effect all your holiday hours. Elizabeth will offer proven tools to help you thrive this – and every – holiday season! Life Coaching gift certificates, books and affirmation cards will be available. Cisco, building 7, Maggie room, Morrisville, NC.