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. Registration is closed for our spring 2020 classes.  Please click on the date of your choice to register for our fall workshops. You will receive a confirmation e-mail...

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CONSCIOUS DYING – Spring/Fall 2020 – Los Angeles

CONSCIOUS DYING – Spring/Fall 2020 – Los Angeles

CONSCIOUS DYING – Preparing for a Peaceful Transition. Los Angeles April 3, 4 & 5  2020 – REGISTRATION CLOSED November 6, 7 & 8  2020 RSVP by clicking on the date  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. $650  RSVP to reserve your spot for April 2020 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...

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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 2020 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 – Sunday, March 1

YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT   – Sunday, March 1

Understand your options for funeral, green burial and alternative cremation. Sunday, March 1st 2 – 4 pm Private home, Chatsworth, CA   “Astounding information! A very informative presentation.” – S. Barr $20 PAY HERE Address will be given to registered participants.  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 DISCUSSED...

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AFTER THE LAST BREATH – May 15, 16 & 17 2020 LA

AFTER THE LAST BREATH – May 15, 16 & 17 2020  LA

AFTER THE LAST BREATH Care of the body, home funerals and final disposition The role of the death midwife from the final breath through the 3-day home vigil, funeral and final disposition. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, this class will be offered via webinar. No pre-requisite Participants will learn via demonstrations, film clips and group process.   $650 This workshop is a stand alone class and also Level III of The Art of Death Midwifery Training. ‘The beauty of the act of caring for the dead is breathtaking – I now understand how sacred this work is, it is truly an honor.’ Bruna Amaral Topics to be covered include: Unexpected death: holding space in the ER After-death...

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FUNERAL CELEBRANT TRAINING – 2020 – Los Angeles

FUNERAL CELEBRANT TRAINING – 2020 – Los Angeles

A certificate training for celebrants and anyone wishing to create a personal and meaningful ‘Celebration of Life’ ceremony for a loved-one. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, this class will be offered via ZOOM and will include practical tools for conducting virtual funeral and memorial ceremonies, mourning rituals, and final farewell ceremonies at bedside via phone and video conference.  This workshop is highly interactive. Students are encouraged to think outside the box while writing and collaborating with others to produce powerful  ‘mock’ funerals and memorials. “This was more than a learning experience, this was a sacred experience…discovering how...

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Sacred Crossings

Sacred Crossings