Posts by livvi

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying

ENTER The GRAVE – Facing the fear of dying

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell Enter The Grave is an intensive, interactive workshop that delves into the essence of being alive and what it means to die.  Students learn tools to liberate them from the fear of dying; ease pain and suffering and become profoundly comfortable with the unknown. Dive into the mystery. 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...

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CONSCIOUS DYING – Death Doula Certification

CONSCIOUS DYING – Death Doula Certification

CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing yourself and loved-ones for a peaceful transition This class is Level II of the Art of Death Midwifery Certificate Training program and is also our doula training.  It is open to anyone wishing to learn how to have a conscious dying experience, free from suffering. “Not only did this workshop meet my expectations, but it went far beyond into the depths of my soul. Olivia has a beautiful way of weaving the practical with deep spiritual wisdom amongst her teaching.” – Alexi Hedlund This class, an intensive 25-hour training for anyone seeking to deepen their knowledge of the dying process and for those seeking death doula...

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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 2021 Winter/Spring schedule, please visit: The Art of Death Midwifery   Level I:   ENTER THE GRAVE – Spiritual Practices for Learning How to Die Level 2:  CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing for a Peaceful Transition Level 3:  AFTER THE LAST...

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Pet Hospice & Pet Funerals – June 15 West LA

PET HOSPICE & AFTER-DEATH CARE   Pacific Palisades,  CA WEDNESDAY June 15, 2016 7 – 10 pm $20  RSVP required This workshop explores: *  caring for a pet on hospice – the challenges and benefits *  in-home euthanasia *  after-death care & preservation of your pet *  eulogizing and celebrating your pet *  natural cremation and burial options Special Guests:  Sacred Crossings Pet Death Midwife Lisa Schiavello; Jessica Headley, Pet Funeral Celebrant and Lizzy, co-founder of PAWS Pet Cremation.   $20 donation.  Workshop held at a private home in Pacific Palisades. Space is limited,  address will be given to confirmed participants.         RSVP today! ...

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Assisted Suicide – Before you Decide… Wed. Aug. 17, 2016

ASSISTED SUICIDE –  Before you decide… Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles WEDNESDAY, August 17, 2016      7:00 pm – 10 pm  $25  RSVP required Physician Assisted Suicide (now legal in California) provides a comforting solution to many people fearing suffering and dependency at the end-of-life, but what are the implications of making this difficult decision?  Join us for a provocative and thought-provoking evening as we watch film clips and open up for discussion with the experts. Guests will discuss the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of allowing natural death vs taking lethal prescription drugs and the impact of these choices on loved-ones,...

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Sacred Crossings

Sacred Crossings