Tagged: spirituality

The Spiritual Path of Transformational Breath

March 24, 2017 - March 26, 2017 @ -  Judith Kravitz, Ph.D., founded the Transformational Breath ® Foundation (TBF) and has led breathing programs throughout the world for over 40 years. She wrote Breathe Deep, Laugh Loudly. After this mother of eight was diagnosed with throat cancer, she refused drugs and surgery and tapped into the power of conscious breathing and focused affirmative prayer. [...]

The Way of the Shaman: Exploring the Hidden Universe

March 17, 2017 - March 19, 2017 @ - Nan Moss is a longstanding faculty member of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, an international organization founded by Michael Harner that is a leader in the resurgence of Western shamanism. She studied shamanism with indigenous teachers of Brazil, Norway, Siberia, China, and the western U.S. and has explored Celtic shamanistic traditions as well. She is [...]

Living in Compassion: Touching Beauty, Restoring Wholeness

March 10, 2017 - March 14, 2017 @ - Robert Gonzales has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is the founder of the Center for Living Compassion. He has been offering Nonviolent Communication, developed by Marshall Rosenberg, for nearly 30 years, using an evolutionary approach that emphasizes practicing deep compassion for oneself and in all our relationships. Robert Gonzales (Friday-Tuesday) Relax the need to [...]

Meet Your Ancestors: Healing Ancestral Lineages

September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017 @ -   Daniel Foor, PhD, specializes in ancestral and family healing through multiple sources: guidance from teachers in Buddhism, Sufism, and earth-honoring traditions (e.g., European pagan paths, Native American ways, Mongolian shamanism, and West African Ifá/Òrìṣà tradition); training as a doctor of psychology and clinical mental health professional; and two decades of implementing the teachings of [...]

The Wilds of Poetry: An Adventure in Mind and Landscape

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017 @ -   David Hinton teaches in Columbia University’s graduate writing program and is the first translator in over a century to translate the four seminal masterworks of Chinese philosophy. In his home near Hunger Mountain in Vermont, David has taken these lessons to heart and offered them to the modern world through his translations of Chinese [...]

Waking Your Sleeping Giant

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017 @ - Jean Houston, PhD, is author of 30 books exploring aspects of the human potential movement, which she helped to found. Her  most recent book is The Wizard of Us. She has trained leaders in human development and social change for the UN and other international groups in 109 countries.       Jean Houston   [...]

Meditation, Wilderness, and Wonder: The Path of Innate Freedom

September 7, 2017 - September 10, 2017 @ -       Lama Willa Miller, PhD, a Buddhist teacher and scholar, is also the Founder and Spiritual Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship in Boston, Mass, and its retreat center Wonderwell Mountain Refuge in Springfield, New Hampshire. She is editor, author, and translator (respectively) of three books: The Arts of Contemplative Care: Pioneering Voices in [...]

On the Breath of Song: The Practice of Bedside Singing for the Dying

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017 @ - Kathy Leo is the author of On the Breath of Song: The Practice of Bedside Singing for the Dying and founder and coordinator of Hallowell, a hospice choir in Brattleboro, Vermont, that for more than 10 years has been visiting people near the end of their lives and offering workshops for singers called to this [...]

The Return of the Sacred Masculine: Ten Archetypes for Men and Women

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 @ -       Matthew Fox is the author of The Hidden Spirituality of Men: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Sacred Masculine and more than 34 other books that have been translated into over 63 languages. He founded the University of Creation Spirituality in California, which is now being reborn as the Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality [...]

Restoring the Soul after War: A Memorial Day Retreat for People in Military Service, Veterans, and Those Who Love Them

May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017 @ - Edward Tick, Ph.D., is executive director of Soldier’s Heart, a non-profit veterans’ healing initiative. He was the U.S. Army’s Expert Trainer in PTSD in 2012, training over 2,000 military chaplains in the holistic and spiritual response to war trauma. Ed has trained staff and conducted retreats at West Point; Walter Reed Medical Center; Forts Bragg, [...]