More on Workshops...
Animal Guides - with Dr. Susan Barry - The concept of animal guides is found in most indigenous cultures. By looking at how animals live their lives it is possible to find messages for how we can better live our own lives. We will look at various types of animals guides and provide students with exercises to connect to their own spirit animals. We will also do some fun divination using Medicine Cards which are a specific brand of animal guide cards. This 3 hour workshop is $45.
Auras and Chakras - with Dr. Susan Barry - In this workshop, we discuss these basic energy systems of the body. The workshop uses many hands on exercises for personal understanding. As with all our energy classes, we begin with grounding, centering and personal energy separation. Students will learn the characteristics of auras including the seven layers, auric colors and their meanings, as well as other structures to be found in the aura. Exercises include, sensing auras with your hands, seeing auras, and how to draw an aura portrait. Students will also learn the basic anatomy of the seven main chakras as well as a bit about the high heart chakra. We look at how health includes movement within the chakras as well as between the chakras. We also briefly discuss how each person's auric and chakra systems interact with other people's. We also learn about some important minor chakras. The last portion of this class is an introduction to healing and balancing the chakras, where students will learn dowsing and a basic crystal chakra balancing technique. This workshop is 6 hours total and is broken into two days, 3 hours each. The cost to take this workshop is $90 for two dates.
Crystal Healing - with Dr. Susan Barry - In this workshop we discuss the use of crystals and other minerals for personal growth, healing and life enhancement. We talk about how to acquire crystals, how to cleanse them once you have them and how to charge your crystals for particular uses. In all of our energy classes, we discuss grounding, centering, and personal energy separation. There are many hands on exercises in this class, including learning how to feel crystal energy. We discuss specific color meanings, meanings of different crystal shapes, as well as individual mineral meanings. We go on to the history and meaning of wearing crystals, specific crystals for energy protection, and using crystals to enhance affirmations or your meditation practice. You will learn how to make and use mineral waters, how to scry with crystals (crystal ball reading), as well as using crystals in other forms of divination. Next we learn more about healing with crystals. You will receive several daily layouts, as well as a specific healing technique for using crystals to balance your aura and chakras. We discuss how this earth energy interacts with your own personal energy and how to enhance this process. This 6 hour workshop is broken into two days, 3 hours each. The cost to take this workshop is $90 for two dates.
Pendulum and Muscle Testing - with Dr. Susan Barry - Pendulums and muscle testing are tools used for healing that can be incredibly powerful but are often poorly understood and used incorrectly. They are both ways to access the subconscious wisdom we all have. As with all energy workshops, we begin with grounding, centering and person energy separation. This workshop will help clarify several different ways to use both energy tools. This 2 hour workshop is $30.
Healing and Self-Transformation - with Dr. Susan Barry - This workshop takes a look at how things like prayer, meditation and gratitude interact with the healing journey; especially in relation to life threatening or chronic illness. A great deal of emphasis is placed on the stress reaction; our emotional and mental response to illness. The workshop also offers some tools to use on the journey of self-discovery and healing. Many of us are working to break self-destructive habits, to heal old wounds, to resolve conflicted relationships and to learn to live in light, joy and peace. This 3 hour workshop is $45.
Goal Setting - with Dr. Susan Barry - This workshop is designed to help you look at your life, create and set goals. In this class you will look at how you manifest your life purpose in your entire life; not merely your work. Once you know specifically what you want to do with your life; how do you move forward and manifest that in amazing and powerful ways? We will set a time line for the goals you choose and break down the path to these goals into small action steps so that you can be successful. The cost to take this 6 hour workshop is $90.
Listen to Your Inner Voice - with Dr. Susan Barry - In this workshop, we talk about what intuition is and where it comes from, blocks to intuition, centering, grounding and energy protection, breath work, relaxation and meditation. Everyone has the capacity to listen to their inner voice. This workshop is designed through lecture and workshop exercises to help you get in touch with your inner knowing. We look at how to tell your true voice from the constant mind chatter that we are all prone to. Each student will learn the optimal ways to put intuition into action. In general, we will discuss the purpose of using intuitive tools such as tarot cards, runes, pendulums, divining rods, etc. Students often find our practice of tea leaf reading to be one of the most interesting exercises of this class. Our last topic is how to find a competent and ethical intuitive reader. This workshop is 3 hours total. The cost to take this workshop is $45.
Spirit Guides - with Dr. Susan Barry - Being in touch with spirit guides is about being in touch with the small, inner voice of wisdom that we all have. Many of us have lost touch with our own inner, wise knowing and this class helps the students to reconnect. Guide energy takes many forms; each with a special message. In this workshop, we do several exercises to help students connect with their own personal guides. We also discuss ways to be sure it is a true guide and not a negative entity. We will also look at some information on elementals and nature spirits. Each student will go home with a series of exercises for continuing contact with their spirit guides. This 3 hour class is $45.
Tarot – with Dr. Susan Barry - This is one of the oldest and most mis-understood tools to access your subconscious mind. Used correctly it can lead to discovery and finding spiritual direction. In this workshop, we talk about the history of tarot, the cards in general and the different decks that are available. We also discuss the Major vs. Minor Arcana cards and the Suits. We look at how to read the cards and how to use different layouts. This workshop is 8 hours total and is broken into two days, 3 hours each. The cost to take this workshop $90 for two dates.
Meditation - with Dr. Susan Barry - This class is often called "Meditation for People Who Think They Can't Meditate". Meditation is actually a very simple process. In this class, we look at what meditation is and how it works. It de-mystifies an often misunderstood topic. We look at various forms of meditation and students will have an opportunity to try out many of them in class. We will also look at many current and past leaders in the field of relaxation, stress reduction and of course using meditation for self-healing. There is no such thing as doing meditation wrong, unless it is meditation you don't do.
This 2 hour workshop has a cost of $30.
This 2 hour workshop has a cost of $30.
Silent Signals - with Nancy Stiles - well known educator and professional development trainer. In this class you will learn to recognize and use non-verbal language to your advantage. We form opinions of one another within seven seconds of meeting. Some of the things we will focus on are: giving a positive impression, building your likability, credibility, and charisma, understanding how power is communicated, being more confident in yourself and your impressions. This very informative 3 hour workshop is $50.
Feng Shui - with Dr. Susan Barry - here we talk about the oriental art of placement within your environment to help on all levels of your life; spiritual, emotional physical and of course financial. This class will discuss some of the uses of Feng Shui for fun and personal growth. We will cover the Ba Gua, some of the different schools, some basic principles and even give you a few specific, fun ideas you might want to try. We start with clutter clearing;' the most basic, fundamental of all Feng Shui techniques. We discuss history, how to work from the land, the Five Elements, Yin and Yang as it applies to Feng Shui and each of the specific rooms in your house. We also look at cures; such as the use of plants, colors and crystals. The cost of this 4 hour class is $60.
Intro to Astrology - with Dr. Susan Barry - This class will discuss some of the basics of using astrology for fun and personal growth. We will cover the twelve houses, the twelve signs of the zodiac and the placement of the other planets in your birth chart. Special attention will be placed on discussing the sun signs, moon signs and ascendants. You will come out of the class with a basic astrological chart that you can work with and explore further. The cost for this 4 hour class is $60.
Law of Attraction - with Dr. Susan Barry -simply put, the Law of Attraction is the ability to attract into our lives whatever we are focusing on. We are all susceptible to the laws which govern the Universe; so we need to learn as much about them as we can. All thoughts eventually turn into things; but is it that simple. If it was; we would all have everything we desire. This class looks at how to use this Universal Law to our best advantage. Then whatever can be imagined and help in the mind's eye is achievable; if you take action on a plan to get where you want to be. The cost of this 4 hour class is $60.