Emma Holmes has a passion for creating and living life on purpose.
Emma has been scratching since the year 2000, when she discovered she had a love for fr-fr-fresh scratching and funky hip hop. After much time spent learning techniques and developing her flow, she found a way to break things down for anyone who wants to learn the art. She founded Studio Scratches in 2008 and opened School of Scratch in 2014 and is dedicated to assisting her students to become excellent at the art of scratching. School of Scratch is one of the world’s leading online schools and Emma has built a supportive community to help people learn how to scratch DJ, using a complete set of video tutorials which form her ultimate ‘how to scratch’ DJ course.
Emma applies these same skills as a life coach, where she breaks things down for anyone who wants to learn how to create a more deliberate life. Emma shares a philosophy inspired by this quote by Henry David Thoreau: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” Emma’s coaching clients describe her as: calm, awesome, calm, kind, non-judgmental, and possessing an abundance of positive energy. To learn more about her one to one coaching, visit her at EmmaHolmesCoaching.com.
Emma is an avid surfer, skateboarder, traveler and music lover. She currently resides in the UK and considers herself most at home in Hawai’i.
00:05:01 Welcome, Emma!
00:09:22 Pulling Influence from Our Childhood
00:13:10 Feeling Deserving Our Happiness
00:17:16 Gary Mahler’s Influence on Emma
00:21:03 Emma’s Inner Work and Showing Up for Herself
00:25:47 The Power of Being Deliberate
00:29:29 Taking Action to Live the Life Emma Wanted
00:34:43 The American Dream
00:39:01 School of Scratch
00:46:08 Learning How to Listen
00:52:16 The 100 Day Project
00:57:47 Resources Emma is Looking For
00:58:56 Emma’s Life-Changing Book
01:01:19 Emma’s Personal Call to Action
01:02:09 Connecting with Emma
01:02:56 Thank You, Emma!
Emma’s Life-Changing Book
“The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success” by Deepak Chopra
“The 4-Hour Workweek” by Tim Ferriss
Episode #87: Nathaniel J. Brown on The Mosaic Life Podcast
7 Most Popular Skateboarding Styles | EliteSkater
Step by Step (TV Series)
Episode #81: Jason Cutter on The Mosaic Life Podcast
Episode #74: Gary Mahler on The Mosaic Life Podcast
Paskowitz Surf Camp
Types of Scratching
Skrillex and Diplo – “Where Are Ü Now” with Justin Bieber
@SchoolOfScratch 100 Days of School of Scratch
#100daysofschoolofscratch on Instagram
Words of Wisdom
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” -Teddy Roosevelt
“Life is a limited time offer. Live deliberately. Ride frequently.”
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau
“Just make enough money to make the next record.” -Richard Branson
“I begin to speak only when I’m certain what I’ll say isn’t better left unsaid.” -Cato