Classes

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 Explore your fears and beliefs about death and dying; 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.   Please click on the date of your choice to register for our next workshop. You will receive a confirmation e-mail...

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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. This class is offered via webinar and also in-person in Los Angeles (Pandemic restrictions permitting) Please click on the date of you choice to register. Registered participants receive a confirmation e-mail with details and assignments March 19, 20 & 21   2021  – Webinar or April 16, 17 & 18   2021   – In-person An intensive 25-hour training for anyone...

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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 fall schedule and 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:...

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YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT – Sunday, October 11, 2020

YOUR FINAL FOOTPRINT   – Sunday, October 11, 2020

Understand your options for natural after-death care, home funerals, green burial, sea burial and alternative cremations. Sunday, October 11 2 – 4 pm Webinar   “Astounding information! A very informative presentation.” – S. Barr $20 PAY HERE Zoom information 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...

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AFTER THE LAST BREATH – Winter 2020 LA

AFTER THE LAST BREATH – Winter 2020  LA

AFTER THE LAST BREATH Care of the body, home funerals, final disposition and bereavement The role of the death midwife from the final breath through the 3-day home vigil, funeral and final disposition. If permitted during the current pandemic, this class will be offered in person for a limited number of students and also via webinar. No pre-requisite This workshop is a stand alone class and also Level III of The Art of Death Midwifery Training. Prerequisite – Conscious Dying ‘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:...

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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