Classes

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying. Aug. 23-25 2019

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying. Aug. 23-25 2019

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     Friday 3pm – 9:30 pm.  Saturday 10 – 6.  Sunday 10 – 5  Pacific Palisades, CA Enter The Grave is an intensive, interactive workshop that delves into the essence of being alive and what it means to die.  Students...

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CONSCIOUS DYING – New York Nov. 16 & 17 2019

CONSCIOUS DYING – New York Nov. 16 & 17 2019

CONSCIOUS DYING –Tools for a peaceful transition 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 – Los Angeles, Oct. 18, 19 & 20 2019

CONSCIOUS DYING – Los Angeles, Oct. 18, 19 & 20 2019

CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing for a Peaceful Transition. October 18, 19 & 20  2019  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 you 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 – Fall Program 2019

THE ART of DEATH MIDWIFERY – Fall Program 2019

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 DEATH CARE – Preparation of the body, Home...

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YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT August 19, 2019

YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT   August 19,  2019

An introduction to environmentally conscious after-death care, green burials and alternative cremations. Know your options and ensure that your final footprint reflects your conscious life-style choices. Monday, August 19    7  – 9:00 PM The Loft, 1954 Placentia – Suite 108,  Costa Mesa, CA 92627 Seating is limited. To register please send an e-mail to Alyssa at: coachingunderground@gmail.com  Your name will be added to the guest list.  Thank you! 90% 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...

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

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

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