May 28: Drumming, Toning and Journeywork. The monthly drumming circle at Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, now expanded to include vocal toning and journeywork, 518-854-7764 for details.
May – October: Herbal Apprenticeship with Pam Montgomery. $795. For more info. contact: Partner Earth Education Center at Sweetwater Herb Farm, 1525 Danby Mtn. Road, Danby, VT 05739. (802) 293-5996, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 2 – 4: Labor Assistant Training. Help support women in childbirth; become a Certified labor Assistant (Doula) with ALACE, the Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators. Attend our weekend training in Plymouth, VT. Cost $424, contact Heidi (802) 422-4812.
June 2 – 5: Drumming, Toning and Journeywork. See May 28 listing.
June 3: Reiki Clinic - The Shiloh Center for Integrative Healing, Roost Bldg., Rt. 7, Pownal, Vt. 1-3pm. Free 15 minute Reiki sessions. 802-823-0248.
June 3 – 4 & 17 – 18: High Touch Jin Shin Acupressure Workshops 1&2. A learning/training course in an ancient Japanese healing art that harmonizes the life energy in the body. Simply practiced on yourself and others; facilitates healing of all illnesses. Wellness Center, 210 Water St., Williamstown, MA. Call 413-458-0912.
June 4: Bird Walk and Breakfast Fundraiser with bird enthusiast Rob Taylor on the Sanctuary, discovering by sight & sound, the abundant species and their habitat. Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan, NY 518-854-7764.
June 10: Reiki Level I Class - The Shiloh Center for Integrative Healing, Roost Bldg., Rt. 7, Pownal, Vt. 9:30-4:30. Reiki Master Teachers Lynda Pruden and Mary Kochenour. $125. 7.2 CEU’s for nurses – add $25. 802-823-0248.
June 10 – 11: Being Quiet On The Land – A Simple Overnight Retreat for those seeking stillness, discovery and recovery. Light nourishment will be provided. Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan NY 518-854-7764 $75.
June 13 & 14: Sacred Labyrinths School - John Wayne Blassingame and Judith Joyce. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Location: American Society of Dowsers Conference, Lyndonville, VT. For more information call: 802-684-3417.
June 15: Labyrinths: Pathways to Peace & Transformation - Judith Joyce. 8:30 am – Noon. Location: American Society of Dowsers Conference, Lyndonville, VT. How to create the 7 circuit and current uses of labyrinths including walking the 7 circuit labyrinth. For more information call: 802-684-3417.
June 18: A Systematic Approach to the Metaphysical Healing of People and Places - Dr. Wayne London, Judith Joyce and Carol Wheelock. 1:30 - 8:30 pm & June 19, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Location: American Society of Dowsers Post-Conference Workshops, Lyndonville, VT. Program will include how labyrinths can positively affect certain neurological diseases. For more information call: 802-684-3417.
June 17: Reiki Level II Class – The Shiloh Center for Integrative Healing, Roost Bldg., Rt. 7, Pownal, Vt. 9:30-4:30. Reiki Master Teachers Lynda Pruden and Mary Kochenour. $250. 7.2 CEU’s for nurses – add $25. 802-823-0248.
June 17 – 18: Writing Journeys Weekend for writers at any level of confidence, and including creative exploration through the senses, journeywork and solstice celebration in the beauty of the Sanctuary. With Tracey Besmark & Bonnie Hoag, at Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School Shushan NY 518-854-7764 $90.
June 20: Summer Solstice Celebration at Spirit Hollow, Shaftsbury, VT, beginning early afternoon. Festivities include a nature hike on Grass Mountain, spirit-directed communal activities, a potluck feast, evening fire ceremony, drumming, singing, dancing, music making and optional camp out on the land with morning sun invocations. Call Tracey and Emery at 802-447-3895 for more information.
June 24 – 25: Being Quiet On The Land – A Simple Overnight Retreat. See June 10-11 listing.
June 25: Spirit Hollow Presents: The Shaman’s Journey with Emery Vaillant and Tracey Besmark, Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm. Come learn ancient spiritual techniques for accessing healing, guidance, personal power and a deeper connection to nature in a circle of warmth and light. In this day-long workshop, participants will be introduced to the classic methods of the shaman, including the "journey" into non-ordinary reality to contact both a power animal and a teacher for inspiration, spiritual knowledge and problem-solving. Drumming, singing, and simple movement will be utilized to help you unite with your own inner power. Location: Southern Vermont College, Bennington, VT. Call Tracey and Emery to register 802-447-3895. $45.00, includes a light, vegetarian lunch.
June 30 – July 2: Stanislav Grof, M.D. Experiential Holotropic Breathwork Workshop, Stratton Mountain, VT, 6:30 p.m. Friday through 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Public lecture Friday evening. Contact Elizabeth Gibson, 800-404-7261; email@example.com.
June 30 – July 9: Advanced Medical Herbalism Intensive with Dr. Ryan Drum. $895. Sweetwater Herb Farm (802) 293-5996.
July 8: Reiki Clinic – See June 10 listing.
July 8 or August 13: Wild Plant Workshop on the Sanctuary, at Dionondehowa in Shushan, NY. A chance to increase our awareness of the Plant "Queendom" including its uses for nourishment, medicine and mysticism. 518-854-7764. $20.
July 9: Intuitive Healing Workshop: What is it and how does it work? This provides a chance to learn more about this gentle method and to experience it first hand. Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan, NY. 518-854-7764. $20.
July 14, 15 & 16: - The Heart of Soul Healing - Evening Talk & Weekend Workshop with Ken Page.
Friday evening talk: 7:30 - 9:30 pm, $10. Location: Mt. Equinox Grange, Memorial Ave., Manchester, VT. Price includes a FREE copy of Ken’s book, The Way It Works.
Weekend Workshop - 10:00 am - 6 pm, $189. Saturday location: Mt. Equinox Grange, Memorial Ave., Manchester; Sunday location: West Mountain Inn, West Mountain Rd., Arlington. Call Lesley Nase (802) 375-6892, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For 12 years, Ken Page has been working on his new book, The Heart of Soul Healing, which is now complete! This is the first time Ken has shared all of his techniques—gathered from working with thousands of people. In his workshop, Ken will share this special healing process, which allows you to access your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies and create the life you choose for yourself!
Some of what you will experience with Ken: How to be a part of everything and choose what you want to feel • see Ken work with clients and understand how we attract people and energy into our lives and how to change this easily • Learn to balance your energy through 3 new techniques • Learn how to change the programs your subconscious picked up in the past that may still be playing out today • AND MUCH MORE! Private sessions with Ken are available. Look up Ken’s web site: www.KenPage.com.
July 15: Reiki Level I Class - See June 17 listing.
July 28 – 31, Oct. 20 – 23: Plant Spirit Medicine Intensive with Pam Montgomery. $595. Sweetwater Herb Farm (802) 293-5996.
Aug 2: Deep Ecology Walk Explore the beauty of the Sanctuary. Seek sprites and silence. Come to your senses! Deepen your experience of nature with the chance to process the adventure through the Expressive Arts. Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School Shushan NY $20 518-854-7764.
Aug 5: Reiki Clinic – See June 3 listing.
Aug 12: Bob Warren In Concert, Fundraiser. Popular songwriter Bob Warren offers this opportunity to hear his fine, original music and support the programs at Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan NY $10 518-854-7764
Aug 12: Reiki Level I Class – See June 10 listing.
Aug 19: Reiki Level II Class – See June 17 listing.
Aug 19 – 20: Being Quiet On The Land – A Simple Overnight Retreat. See June 10-11 listing
Aug 21 – 25: Art for Self-Discovery for Young People combining the Expressive Arts of writing, drawing, music and movement to help us locate and liberate our imaginations—with lots of innovative, fun experiments and plenty of time to talk about ideas. Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School. Shushan, NY. $120. 518-854-7764
Aug 27: Drumming, Toning and Journeywork. See May 28 listing.
Sept 5 – October 10: Thresholds – Shamanic Perception and Technique. A 6-class introduction to ancient healing methods through contemporary understanding. Expand your concepts of time and space, fear and compassion, spirit helpers and altered states of awareness Reiki I and II are helpful although not required, Dionondehowa wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan, NY 518-854-7764 $120.
Sept 8 – 10: Green Nations Gathering, Catskills Mountains of New York. This long weekend includes an herbal emporium, sweat lodges and workshops by several leading herbalists including Rosita Arvigo, Ryan Drum, Eliot Cowan, Susun Weed, David Winston, Christopher Hobbs and more. Special guest will be Mayan trained shaman Martin Prechtel, author of "Secrets of the Talking Jaguar." Considered by many to be one of their "favorite herbal conferences." Join us for a fun weekend of learning, networking and honoring the earth. Contact: Pam Montgomery, 1525 Danby Mtn. Rd., Danby, VT 05739. 802-293-5996 or email@example.com.
Sept 9: Himalayan Singing Bowls Sacred Sounds Workshop, 2-5 pm. Experience the healing capacity of sound & learn the history of these sacred instruments. Return for the Vibrational Healing Session on Sep 30. Wellness Center, 210 Water St., Williamstown, MA. Register 413-458-0912.
Sept 9 – 10: Being Quiet On The Land – A Simple Overnight Retreat. See June 10-11 listing.
Sept 17: Giving Back The Land - Come and learn what inspires individuals to donate property rights to the common good. What are the benefits: financial, environmental, agricultural, humanitarian, and personal? Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary & School, Shushan, NY. No charge. 518-854-7764.
Sept 30: Himalayan Singing Bowls Sacred Sounds Workshop, 9-12 pm. Experience the healing capacity of sound & learn the history of these sacred instruments. Follow with Vibrational Healing Session 2-5pm, hands-on workshop for the diagnosis & treatment of illness in mind & body using sacred healing sounds. Wellness Center, 210 Water St., Williamstown, MA. Register 4l3-458-0912.
Oct 28 – 29: Into the Forest with Kate Gilday & Don Babineau. $175. Sweetwater Herb Farm, 802-293-5996.
Ongoing: Astrology Readings at Beadnicks, 115 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays with Astrologer Patty McDonald. Focus on spiritual growth and self determination. For appointments, call 802-257-5114 or 802-722-9053.
Ongoing: Master Level Reiki - The Shiloh Center for Integrative Healing, Roost Bldg, Rt. 7, Pownal, Vt. Reiki Master Teachers Lynda Pruden and Mary Kochenour. $700. Interested candidates please call for an interview. 802-823-0248.
Ongoing: Yoga, Quigong, Meditation classes. Wellness Center, 210 Water St., Williamstown, MA, 413-458-0912.
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