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SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER CALENDAR
Jul 7, 2007

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Flordemayo - The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers
Sep 20 - 26, 2007
SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2007

Join us for a very special weekend in Palm Springs, CA. Empowerment a class for Healers will be held on September 21-23, by renown Curadera-Dona Flordemayo. Dona Flordemayo is a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers. Our weekend together will be a rare treat and honor to work side by side and learn the indigenous healing techniques taught to her by her mother and the elders from her Nicaragua village. Below is an outline of the class. Please note she works with spirit and the class may vary depending on her guidance and participants. Come with a beginners mind and experience the gifts and the healing that will be offered in this intimate setting.

Topics that she would like to cover include:

  • Working with Visions and Dreams
  • Protection - Learn to take care of your self while working with others and in the world.
  • Cleansing the Spiritual Body
  • Sacred Breath
  • Invisible Surgery - Please have no expectations of personal work
  • Staying in the Light
  • Power of Prayer in Healing

Flordemayo is Mayan elder born in a small village on the Nicaragua Honduras border, Flordemayo's father was a local shaman and her mother was a midwife and a healer. As her children grew, Flordemayo began to work as a healer/curandera. Flordemayo is a sundancer who considers her Mayan heritage a keystone of her work. She studies under Don Alejandro Oxlaj, a leader of the Mayan Council of Elders, who convened the first Gathering of Indigenous Priests and Elders of America in 1994. Learn more about the Grandmothers Council. Grandmothers Council.

The class is designed for healers and those who are familiar with healing techniques. We will be working with herbs and her other healing methods. The structure for the class may change but her intention is to use the mornings for teaching, afternoons will be spent practicing technique.

Cost of the weekend is $425.00 and includes a light breakfast and healthy lunch. Participants will be given a preparation list a month prior to the class which will include a personal cleanse. Some partial scholarships available by submitting a letter stating need and a description of how this work will benefit your personal work and in your community. The class will be held at the Healing Arts Center, in Palm Desert, CA. There are several hotels within two miles of the Center.

Flordemayo will be giving a public talk. Please check web site for more details and date. She is available for private healing sessions. A portion of all proceeds will go directly to fund her work with the Grandmothers Council. Call 760-773-5870 to reserve your appointment.
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Flordemayo - Public Talk and Potluck
Sep 25 - 26, 2007
SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2007

Join us for a rare evening of community as we welcome Grandmother Flordemayo to our desert community. Grandma Dona Flordemayo, Mayan elder and member of the The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers will be giving a public talk on Tuesday evening September 25, 2007 at 7:00 pm. Flordemayo will be speaking on the Mayan Prophecies, Healing, and The International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers of which Flordemayo has been a leader since its inception.

Flordemayo is Mayan elder born in a small village on the Nicaragua Honduras border, Flordemayo's father was a local shaman and her mother was a midwife and a healer. As her children grew, Flordemayo began to work as a healer/curandera. Flordemayo is a sundancer who considers her Mayan heritage a keystone of her work. She studies under Don Alejandro Oxlaj and is herself an honored elder.

In original tribal cultures, the Grandmothers' Council was honored as the final authority on most tribal matters, including the waging of war. Now, wise voices converge to strengthen their message. The Grandmothers have travel around the globe, met with the Dali Lama, and the United Nations in their combined efforts to create a sustainable world for the next seven generations.

On October 11, 2004 13 grandmothers from around all the world ? the Arctic Circle, North, South, and Central America, Africa, and Asia, arrived at Tibet House's Menla Mountain retreat in Phoenicia, New York for the first Global Grandmothers' Council. They came to discuss the fate of the earth, and how to revive the traditions, rituals and medicines that can save it. Their teachings represent the universal morality against which we measure our actions, and it provided an example of bringing together the most ancient and modern ways in which women can organize, both personally and politically, to preserve their cultures and take care of the future.

We invite you to participate at $25 per ticket plus bring a pot luck dish to continue the celebration after the talk. Local musicain Arjuna will perform at 6:30 and the talk will begin at 7:00pm. Call for Reservations 760 -773- 5870, or purchase your tickets on line on line. . Proceeds to benefit the Grandmothers Council. For more information on the Grandmothers www.grandmotherscouncil.com. Flordemayo who will be in Palm Desert teaching an Empowerment workshop at the Desert Healing Arts Center the weekend of September 21 ? 23, and is also available for private consultations.

The Jesus Christ Channels
Sep 29, 2007

The JC Channels? are one of the crown jewels of spiritual mastery. It is one of the ?post-graduate? programs of the Soul University of Sri Kaleshwar. Swami says that the greatest spiritual masters throughout history practiced these 18 power channels. In the ancient Vedic tradition, they are called the Saptarishi channels. Swami Kaleshwar has given them a new name: the JC Channels?. In all of history, Jesus was the top person to win these channels; he had the highest success. Because of this, Swami says Jesus? energy is deeply connected to these channels and his direct blessings go to those who win them.

Through these channels you directly understand the inner mechanisms of the divine reality, the truth about life and death and the mechanisms implementing that truth including how to perform the highest miracles and awaken the soul?s capabilities. Furthermore, you can chart a person?s soul character by directly feeling their soul?s vibration. You can have a direct conversation with another person?s soul and so can wash out their karmas very quickly.

About the presenter

Chinello has taught various meditation and ancient Indian healing techniques derived from the Vedas, in various parts of the world, for well over twenty-five years. An Ayurvedic consultant and former director of a Los Angeles based research center for natural medicine, Chinello?s deepest desire has been to bring the greatness of ancient Indian spirituality as revealed through ancient manuscripts, to all parts of the world and integrate this wisdom into the fabric of western life. An accomplished seminar leader, Chinello?s quest for mastery led him in 1997 to Sri Kaleshwar, one of India?s most widely respected living saints.

Since 1997, Chinello has been under the direct guidance of Sri Kaleshwar, making numerous trips to India and having undergone intensive training to study and master the inner mechanisms of healing, activating miracle energy and soul development. This has lead Chinello to do many healings, especially with cancer patients. In July, 2007, Chinello completed an intensive year of study with Sri Kaleshwar at Sri Kaleshwar?s Soul University in Penukonda, India. This accomplishment has earned Chinello the equivalent of a Ph.D in spirituality.
Course Fee: $149. Learn more about Swami Kaleshwar,


Ask a Medical Intuitive
Oct 9 - 10, 2007
Bruce Dixson

Bring your health issues. Bruce will work on as many people as possible in short sessions. Time will be spent meeting each other, and hearing each other's intuitive experiences. Finally, anyone can ask any question of any kind about anything. Bruce has been muscle testing for 30 years and seeing clients as an MI in person and over the phone for six years. His latest book is The Three Selves: Becoming fully human.

A lifelong learner, his training includes University of Santa Monica (USM), Waldorf teacher training, BreakThrough Parenting certification and Masters in Spiritual Science from Peace Theological Seminary. He is author of The Three Selves: becoming fully human, the first general textbook on the inner child and the three selves. He says, ?My game now is, I only grow if I assist others to grow.? His site is www.IntegrationArts.net.
Cost for the evening group session is $10.00. Private appoinments are available for Wednesday, October 10, 2007. Cost for private session is $70.00 per hour.
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Wheels of Recovery
Oct 12 - 15, 2007

Facilitated by Renee Baribeau

Using Shamanic techniques, a twelve step overlay and other practices this class will expand your recovery process acting as a bridge to new territories for living life more fully with joy. The class will meet four times over the course of the year. Our goal during these experiential gatherings, is to grow spiritually and gain insight into our own personal and community healing. This class involves a commitment to personal healing and growth. Together we will create a medicine bundle that will be used to enrich and empower your life.

Renee is the Director of Enlightenment Productions and the Healing Arts Center, She has completed the two-year Light Body Training with The Four Winds Society, and received rites of passage from the Quero Elders on the mountaintops of Peru. Renee has studied for over 15 years with many modern day mystics including: Michael Harner, Alberto Villoldo, Hank Wesselman, Luz Clara, and Jose Luis.

Class begins on Friday, 7-9 pm, Saturday, from 10-7 pm and Sunday, from 9-1 pm. Cost of each weekend is $275.00. Includes some healthy meals. For more information call Renee 760773-5870

Entrepreneurship and Spirituality in Mid-Life Women
Oct 27, 2007
Would You Like to do Something You Love AND Make Money?

Scores of Mid-Life Entrepreneurs Have Discovered the Path to Long-Term Personal and Financial Success and You Can Too!

Entrepreneurship and Spirituality in Mid-Life Women is a unique one-day workshop designed to help you:

  • unlock your potential
  • find your purpose
  • ? pursue your passions, and
  • ? enjoy prosperity

After having raised a family, worked in the corporate world, or retired from a job, many mid-life women are coming to a transitional point in their lives where they are reflecting on their past and wondering about their future. They are seeking new outlets for ideas and interests and asking questions such as ?What can I do next?? ?How can I help make this a better world?? More and more women are finding an answer to their questions by starting a business in mid-life based on the values and beliefs that give their life meaning.

Rita Strombeck, Ph.D. co-founder of the online community TIP$ (Turning Ideas Into Profits) ? A Mid-Life Women?s Business Community has over 20 years? experience as an entrepreneur.

Register Now! Seating is limited!
Time: Saturday, October 27, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Best Western Resort, Palm Desert, California
Fee: $100 before October 1 - $125 after October 1. Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials. Online Registration.
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Jin Shin DoŽ - Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure
Nov 4 - 3, 2007

Jin Shin DoŽ Bodymind Acupressure? with Iona Marsaa Teeguarden, M.A., L.M.F.T., author of 3 books on acupressure. "Jin Shin Do" means "The Way of the Compassionate Spirit."
Learn the Basic JSD Neck/Shoulder Release, and how to do it for yourself and others. Learn simple effective Qigong exercises: Pal Dan Gum (the Eight Silken Movements) and Hara Breathing. Also: a simple 25-point self-acupressure pattern, and self-care points to help relieve the tension and discomfort of headache, backache, jaw pain, constipation, menstrual problems, "heartburn" and nausea. Also: Basic Central Release. This clothes-on method helps relieve stress- and trauma- related problems.

Jin Shin DoŽ is a unique synthesis of a traditional Japanese acupressure technique, classic Chinese acupuncture and acupressure theory, Taoist philosophy, Qigong (breathing and exercise techniques), Reichian segmental theory and principles of Ericksonian psychotherapy, it is recognized as a major form of Asian Bodywork Therapy (by NCCAOM & AOBTA among others). Originated by psychotherapist Iona Teeguarden, JSD promotes a pleasant trancelike state, in which one can relax and move out of the head and into the body, accessing feelings and inner wisdom.

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure
Cost for the Class is $145.00 and includes a light lunch.
Class size is limited Register Early.
Learn more about Iona Marsaa Teeguarden, M.A., L.M.F.T., author of 3 books on acupressure


Earth Alive ! Sustainability and the Sacred
Nov 9 - 11, 2007

Unsustainable practices are rooted in an industrial world view that lives inside our minds. It is possible, however, to experience a joyful, felt re-connection with Earth that is inherently beautiful and also expands our ability to create a life sustaining culture for future generations of plants, animals, and humans.

Come join us as we step outside of ordinary mind and reality to experience a larger consciousness, a deeper sense of the Sacred within and without, and the magic of Being Alive in the present moment.

About the Presenters

Bill Pfeiffer is founder and director of the Sacred Earth Network; a well-respected environmental group combining practical activism and essential deep ecology. He has 20 years of experience in re-evaluation counseling and Vipassana meditation, and has undergone extensive training with Siberian shamans as well as with Joanna Macy and John Perkins. He has also spent much time in the US Southwest learning about Native medicine ways.

Cathy Pedevillano is a shamanic healer and leads workshops and trainings in shamanism. Cathy is also an environmental activist/ educator and wildlife biologist. She is committed to serving humanity and the planet through the revival of ancient shamanic practices and an Earth-honoring world view.

Cost for the Residential weekend $250-$350.(sliding scale), and will be held at Manzanita Village retreat center, Warner Springs, CA. For more information Contact: Geralde Carpentier (event organizer) e-mail Geralde or call 760-328-8001 after 9/9. Visit Sacred Earth Network's web site.


SAVE THE DATE
Ash Dargan

Nov 9 - 11, 2007

Ash Dargan, an Australian indigenous recording artist world renowned for his mastery on the Didgeridoo has been pushing the boundaries of contemporary world music for the last eight years. His distinct blend of Australian indigenous and contemporary world music captures the essence of one of the oldest cultures on earth and with it transcends the boundaries of time. His music has been described as the soul of the Australian Dreamtime landscape reflecting a deep connection and reverence for the spiritual wisdom of his ancestry.

A member of the Larrakia Nation, the traditional land owners of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, Ash is an ambassador of his culture through his music, storytelling and live performances.

Tentative Schedule
Friday and Saturday Night Concerts
Sound Workshop- Saturday and Sunday
Small group Healing Sessions

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CLAIM YOUR WEALTH
Dec 1, 2007
Facilitated by Rev. Dr. Audrey Reed

Changing the landscape of your thinking and DNA while incorporating sound practices and guidance from the Angels to redscover your passion and reclaim your divine abundance.

Join Audrey to explore how simple practices will build a solid foundation for moving out of any archetype still lingering in the DNA from the past and catapults the participants towards a life strategy of joy and abundance.

Rev. Dr. Audrey Reed -Business Woman of the Year, Author -Money ToolBox for Women and Verbal Magik radio talk show host and contributing Money Columnist for MS Fitness Magazine

Audrey is a clear channel conduit for Angelic and Celestial Beings. This gift is incorporated into all aspects of her work. ?They guide my every step on this earth walk.?

This cost for this five week teleclass is $150. Class will run weekly from 6:00pm-8:30pm (PST)

Inka Initiation & Energy Healing
Feb 17 - 23, 2008

Medicine People or Paqos in the Southern Andes undergo a series of rites of passage as they develop their medicine body. Each level of the Andean Shamanism holds a body of knowledge and a set of skills which are the cornerstones for mastering different realms of reality and healing techniques. Training will explore in depth the cosmovision, myths, practices, and tools of the Pampamesayoqs, Altomesayoqs, and Kurak Akulleqs. Sessions will be a combination of rites of passage and healing techniques. This is an advanced class and full mesas are encouraged.
This is the this class and will focus of using the healing techniques of the Medicine people in the Suthern Andes including extraction. Make-up classes are available for those interested in joining our ayllu. Cost for this class is $1095. Room and board double occupancy is $600.

The final class is scheduled for September 2008. Call for more information 760-773-5870. This class will be held in Santa Barbara, CA, and the location and cost for the next classes will be announced.

Workshop & Class Proposal
Mar 16, 2008
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