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SING & STRUM YOUR WAY From Kumbaya to Carole King

A simple online course for brilliant women who always wanted to learn guitar. 

💙beginners are loved, embraced, and welcomed 💙


WHAT WOULD IT BE LIKE... learn the guitar in just a few hours?

No stress about if you're making mistakes or not. That's not the point.

Oh, and forget about being embarrassed -- you won't be judged on doing it perfect.

You'll be surrounded by peace. Serenity. Silliness. Joy.

Steel String Heroine

is an online course for women who want a simple way to play guitar.

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  • Sing and play guitar at the same time (don't worry, you got the skillz)

  • Learn the 14 chords that are the foundation of ALL modern music

  • Play scales and progressions that aren't hard and sound REALLY good

  • Strum with confidence. No more flailing, clunky limbs. Nope. Not you

  • Discover that tuning the guitar is NBD. Srsly

  • Learn songs by the women you idolize (yesyesyesyesyessss)

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Joni. Ani. Bey. Aretha. Fiona. Erykah. Amy. Sia.
Whoever lights you up -- honor and emulate her.


Here's what you'll learn:



By the end of this class, you'll know the parts of the guitar, how to hold it, tune it, and use a pick.


MODULE 1: D, G and A chords

By the end of this class, you'll know how to play "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell (and a thousand other songs).

MODULE 2: Cmaj7 and Em chords

By the end of this module, you'll know how to play "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman.


MODULE 3: Fm7, Am7, D7 chords

By the end of this module, you'll know how to play "Killing Me Softly" by The Fugees.


MODULE 4: E, C#m, F#m chords

By the end of this module, you'll know how to play "Piece Of My Heart" by Janis Joplin.


MODULE 5: E7, Bm, B chords

By the end of this module, you'll know how to play "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" by Carole King.

BONUS MODULE: Simple, Soulful Solo'ing

By the end of this bonus module, you'll know how to play an Em pentatonic scale (and a blues scale, double bonus!) that sound really, really good.

BONUS MODULE: Fingerpicking Freedom!

By the end of this bonus module, you'll know how to fingerpick "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac.

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FOR THE FIRST TIME... This is GONNA be easy.

Steel String Heroine is self-paced, and designed to *NOT* stress you out.

This was created with JOY in mind.
No practice requirements, no long time investments.

[because... music should lift you up.]



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"This program is the best! I was feeling so down, overwhelmed and unseen by previous guitar teachers. 

Steph got me right away. She saw my music and my soul. I felt super supported and she broke everything down in to digestible bits, making learning super fun.

It’s really a special treat to work with her. Not only is she super talented and awesome but she absolutely loves what she does and will give you her absolute all (which is such a gift)."

- Cassie Firemann
Singer (and now guitarist!) of Dirty Mae

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You've got two choices here...

You can keep trying to figure this stuff out on your own
(has that been working out so far?)


You can emulate my strategies, learn from my pain, copy my techniques... and get yo'self strumming in a matter of days.

(For the costs of less than 2 real-life private lessons!! Whaaaat.)

Think about where you want to be:

Do you have a proven plan to EVER make this happen?

Join me. We'll do it in a fun few hours together. 






  • Lifetime access to the entire course

  • 15+ video tutorials that go at YOUR pace

  • Crazy simple cheat-sheets

  • Done-for-you practice charts

  • Unlimited email support from Steph

4 private lessons from a teacher would cost at least $250.

This is less than HALF of that. 


Hey! I'm sTEPH,


Hi, I'm Stephanie. I am a singer-songwriter and the Founder of Free Spirits Music. 

And most of my life, I felt too stupid to learn guitar.

I think I decided this when I was 13, and my very brilliant (but very "bro") guitar teacher went on a rant about harmonic minors vs melodic minors, tritones, and diatonics.

I remember my eyes glazing over and checking out.

"This is not for me," I decided. Too technical. Too much practice. Too hard. 

It took me about 10 years to finally let go of my doubt and see myself as a powerful musician.

I'm so moved by the power of a few simple chords. I infuse my heart and my confidence into them, and suddenly... it's art.

And that's why I made this course. I made it for you.  

Whether you're learning for fun or a pro musician, this course will get you out of your head and into your heart. And oh, it's designed for straight up beginners.

Yes. If you really don't know A-N-Y-T-H-I-N-G... you're STILL in the right place.

I don't ever want you to get stopped. You can do this.

As for me?

I perform in yoga studios and at yoga festivals around the world. I write about transformation.

I've written over 350 songs with my students and I lead an online community of 1200 songwriters who have kicked self-doubt to the curb and discover their own creative process. I also have the incredible opportunity to write songs with kids with cancer, and my team has the warm support of Yoko Ono on that project.

I have come to know myself free, in my own spirit, as an artist -- and I want to teach you to do the same.


+ What is your return policy?

Due to the nature of this course it is non-refundable! You may transfer it to another person at no additional cost. We trust you to make a wise and thoughtful decision.

+ When does the course start & finish?

The course starts the week of May 16 and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

+ How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

+ This seems expensive. Why shouldn't I just watch a YouTube tutorial?

You totally can! And... I always say: you get what you pay for. This is pretty much the cost of LESS than 2 private lessons. And when you register, I'll be here to answer ALL your questions. Like, for life!

+ This course would be a big investment for me. Is it really worth the price?

I'll let one of my former students Ayman tell you about what it's like to work with me. He writes, “You’re a songwriter’s hero! Your material is so well prepared and organized. It’s too good to stop here - I want more."

In case you might be wondering... the image of Janis Joplin is used with permission!