Classes

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying

Explore your fears and beliefs about death and dying in a safe, intimate and nurturing environment. Learn tools to eliminate death anxiety, reduce pain and suffering and radically elevate your joy for life. Join us for an unforgettable experience! “This workshop rocked my world. The exercises were so deep, so profound, I feel changed at a core level. It was not what I expected at all, I see the beauty in death now.” – Ginny B “Unreal. Deep work. Soulfully awakening.”  Marifel C.   January 24, 25 & 26  2020   OR   February 21, 22 & 23, 2020   Pacific Palisades, CA Enter The Grave is an intensive, interactive workshop that delves into the...

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PLANNING A GOOD DEATH – Nov. 16 & 17 2019 – New York

PLANNING A GOOD DEATH – Nov. 16 & 17 2019  – New York

PLANNING A GOOD DEATH  – The Difficult Decisions New York Open Center:   Nov. 16 & 17, 2019   This 2-day workshop provides the information and tools necessary for creating a good death and ensuring your end-of-life wishes are fulfilled. Open to end-of-life caregivers, death doulas and anyone wishing to have a peaceful death free from suffering.   There are a myriad of decisions to be made when our body begins to decline but this is a time when we are most vulnerable – our emotions are unstable, we feel unsure and easily influenced by the opinions of others.  Knowing your options ahead of time; understanding the implications for each choice and sharing...

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CONSCIOUS DYING – Spring 2020 – Los Angeles

CONSCIOUS DYING – Spring 2020 – Los Angeles

CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing for a Peaceful Transition. April 3, 4 & 5  2020,  Los Angeles. An intensive 25-hour training course for anyone seeking to deepen their knowledge of the dying process. This workshop is a stand-alone doula training and qualifies students to take the  NEDA proficiency test . It is also Level II of The Art of Death Midwifery certificate training. $600   RSVP to reserve your spot Students learn how to create a good death for themselves and be a healing presence for others. Topics include:   * How to avoid death in the I.C.U.  * Completing advance directives * Pain vs. Suffering * Organ donation * Physician aid in dying * Ceasing...

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THE ART of DEATH MIDWIFERY – Certificate training program

THE ART of DEATH MIDWIFERY – Certificate training program

The Art of Death Midwifery is a 75-hour intensive certificate training for death doulas, professional and non-professional end-of-life caregivers and those seeking to prepare for a conscious, peaceful transition. The program includes training in the roles of spiritual counsellor, death doula and home funeral guide in all aspects of the dying process from terminal diagnosis to final disposition. For class details and the 2019 schedule please visit: The Art of Death Midwifery   Level I:   ENTER THE GRAVE – A Spiritual Practice Level 2:  CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing for a Peaceful Transition Level 3:  AFTER THE LAST BREATH – Preparing the body, Home...

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YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT – A 2-hour seminar

YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT   – A 2-hour seminar

Understand your options and ensure that your final footprint reflects your conscious life-style choices. This informative 2-hour seminar illustrates the options for environmentally conscious after-death care, green burials and alternative cremations. Bring this powerful seminar to your community!  Call for details:  310-968-2763 Most of us die without making adequate funeral or burial arrangements and the many complex decisions are left to grieving relatives at a very emotionally vulnerable time. Relieve your loved-ones of this responsibility, learn about green and conscientious options to traditional funeral industry practices and make your wishes known. TOPICS...

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AFTER THE LAST BREATH – March 14 & 15 2020 – New York

AFTER THE LAST BREATH – March 14 & 15  2020 – New York

A module of the  INTEGRATIVE THANATOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM – New York Open Center A Two-Day Workshop Saturday and Sunday, March 14 & 15 9:30 am – 5:30 pm $405 (Members & Nonmembers) Early Bird $370   Rev. Olivia Bareham demonstrates the role of the death midwife from the final breath through the 3-day home vigil and funeral until final disposition. Open to professional and non-professional end-of-life caregivers and anyone wishing to care for their loved ones naturally, at home, according to personal, religious and cultural traditions. Topics to be covered include: Unexpected death: holding space in the ER Completing health care and death care...

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Sacred Crossings

Sacred Crossings