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Denali Institute of Northern Traditions
Ellie Pechet
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Vibes Up
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Alternatives For Healing

NYC: Holistic Educational Programs



HolisticMaster of Arts Degrees & Certificates

Unique,holistic, integrated, experiential, transformative, spiritual Master of Artsdegree programs in Consciousness Studies, Integrative Health and Healing,Learning and Thinking, Writing and Oral Tradition, Organizational Leadership,and Conflict Transformation. Certificates in Ecotherapy and CulturalSustainability, Health Coaching and Patient Navigation, Integrative Health andHealing, and Story Telling. Transformative Coach Training for ICFCertification. Exceptional programs unique on the East Coast. Progressiveeducation; Cohort style learning; Integrated curriculums; Learner centered;Onsite education; Flexible learning model committed to helping adult learnerssucceed.

Begins: ongoing enrollments Length ofProgram: varies by program Application Deadline: varies by program Tuition:varies by program Upon Completion: Accredited Master of Arts; AccreditedCertificates; Coach Training for certification by the International CoachFederation (ICF) Open House: check website www.learn.edu/events Contact:The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT 06524 Phone:203-874-4252 Email: info@learn.edu  Website: www.learn.edu

HomeStudy:Holistic, Metaphysical & Therapeutic Fields

Bachelor,Master, Doctorate distance degrees. Syllabus tailored to each applicant. Mostcourses textbook-based. Counseling Psychology, Metaphysics, Esoteric Studies,Hypnotherapy, Spirituality, Religious/Interfaith Studies, Life Coaching,Holistic Studies, Complementary Health Studies, Parapsychology, Thanatology,Voice (Rock/popular singing), Independent/Interdisciplinary studies. ABD to PhDcompletion by dissertation welcome. Enroll any time. Established 2001, UK HQ, registered in Vanuatu. International Association DistanceLearning accredited. Joint awards available with California institution - ask for details.Phone (UK#) +44-207-748-3134. Email preferredinfo@ unicalamus.org. Holistic distance certificates/diplomas available at ourassociated school www.ukcollege-holistic.co.uk

Begins: ongoing Length of Program:normally from 18 months; accelerated options possible Pre-requisites:varies according to program Tuition: from approx. $1750 for degreecourses Application: required Upon Completion: Bachelor, Master,Doctorate, Certificates Contact: Dr. Morris Berg, Calamus InternationalUniversity, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, U.K. WC1N 3XX  Phone: +44-207-748-3134 Email: info@unicalamus.org  Website: www.unicalamus.org





Ordinationprogram to prepare for interfaith ministry. Learn to meet people where they arespiritually and physically, in trauma, catastrophe, or celebration. Unique,experiential curriculum with personal development component, major religionstudies, spiritual practice, in small, personal setting. Create sermons, liferituals, lead services and more from an interspiritual context. Distancelearning available. Once monthly classes meet September to May and are livestreamed.

Begins: September 2015 Length ofProgram: 1 or 2 years Pre-requisites: Read/write English at CollegeLevel; Bachelor Degree preferred but not necessary Application Deadline:rolling Tuition: $3100, financial aid is available Upon Completion:Ordination as Interfaith/Interspiritual Minister Open House: beginningJanuary 2015 Contact: Rev. Deborah Steen Ross, New Vision InterspiritualSeminary, 405 Tarrytown Road, #1330, White Plains, NY 10607 Location ofSchool: Elmsford, NY Phone: 914-345-2043 Fax: 914-345-2044 Email:NVISeminary@gmail.com  Website: www.NewVisionSeminary.org




Healing,Sacred & Magickal Arts

SOPHIAtrains skilled, knowledgeable and transformational Shamanic Healers, Priestsand Priestesses; Holistic Medicine Herbalists & Alchemists; Magickal Sages, Witches & Magi; wisePsychics, Medical Intuitives, Luminous Spiritual Warriors, Activists &Community Leaders; Empowered Visionaries, Counselors & Teachers, inpartnership with and serving God/dess, Divine Spirits, the Earth and Community.S.O.P.H.I.A. Shamans, Oracles, Priest/esses, Healers, Intuitives &Alchemists.

Begins: March 21 & 22, 2015 Lengthof Program: 5 years - 5 weekends a year plus 5 day Magick Camp Pre-requisites:Answering the Call from God/dess/Divine Spirit, to step fully and joyfully intoyour sacred purpose and highest intention on this Earthwalk ApplicationDeadline: March 7, 2015 Tuition: $1500 per year, payment plansavailable Upon Completion: Graduation Diploma, Certification as a Practitioner of Shamanic Healing;Clergy Ordination as a Priest/Priestess of the Temple of Sophia Open House:please contact Contact: Lady Tiana Sophia Mirapae, The Wisdom School ofS.O.P.H.I.A., 1 Hannabrooke Lane, Montague, MA 01351 Phone: 413-549-7444Email: LadyTiana@verizon.net  Website: www.schoolofsophia.com , www.TianaMirapae.com


NGH approved Hypnosis Certification Course. Includes allcourse materials and trademarked color-coded system and additional workbook.You will also receive a year’s membership in the National Guild of Hypnotists.You will learn the skills necessary to use hypnosis for yourself or to start anew career in Hypnotherapy. This is an intense 8 day course. The school is alicensed career school by the NH Department of Education, Career ServicesDivision. There is homework that is assigned. Register 3 weeks in advance for$150 early registration discount. There is a payment plan for those whoqualify. La Quinta Motels offers a student discount and is located less than1/2 mile from the school.

Begins: December 6, 2014 Length ofProgram: 8 days Pre-requisites: High School and a phone interview ApplicationDeadline: December 1, 2014 Tuition: $1995 Contact: Dawn E.Whiting, Thomas Institute of Hypnosis/Academy of Hypnotherapy, 1802 Elm Street,Suite 7, Manchester, NH 03104 Phone: 603-669-0185 Email: thomashypnosis@comcast.net  Website: www.thomashypnosis.com

LauraNorman Holistic Reflexology

StudyLaura Norman’s Holistic Method through extensive, guided, hands-on experience.Learn powerful, nurturing relaxation and Foot, Hand, Ear and Face Reflexologytechniques, Laura’s holistic approach, and become a Professional Reflexologist.Take a big step towards a new career in complementary healthcare or expand yourcurrent practice and earn CE hours. Upon completion, receive a Certificate witha seal (CEUs awarded). Eligible for ARCB National Certification. Classes heldat The ARE of NY Center, NYC, 10001

Begins: November 1, 2014 Length ofProgram: 11-day Foot Reflexology Certif., 4-day Hand Reflexology Certif.,3-day Face & Ear Reflexology Certif. Pre-requisites:  none Tuition: $347 t0 $3995 withadvance payment, 6 month interest-free financing available, 6 and 12 monthpayment plans also available Upon Completion: Certificate of Completionwith Seal, Eligibility for ARCB National Certification Contact: LauraNorman, Lauran Norman Holistic Reflexology Certification Training Programs, NewYork, NY Phone: 212-532-4404 Email: diane@lauranorman.com  Website: www.lauranorman.com/class_schedules.html


Lookingfor a new or expanded career? Learn to lead up to 14 different workshops in thephilosophy of Louise Hay. Complete materials provided. Training is approved byLouise and authorized by Hay House. 7 day training: 4/18/15 to 4/25/15 in SanDiego, 8/1/15 to 8/8/15 in Maryland, fall dates in San Diego to be announced.Tuition includes lodging and most meals. Mention this ad for $400 discount!

Begins: April 18, 2015 Length ofProgram: 7 days Pre-requisites: Be familiar with the work of LouiseHay and be excited about teaching it Application Deadline: Earlyregistration by January 15, 2015 Tuition: $4595 Upon Completion:Heal Your Life Workshop Leader (Licensing is also required.) Contact:Patricia J. Crane, PhD, Heal Your Life Training, (east and west locations), POBox 1081, Bonsall, CA 92003 Phone: 800-969-4584 Fax: 760-728-7390Email: patricia@heartinspired.com Website: www.healyourlifetraining.com


TheWill to Grow: Transformational Life Coaching is a nationally certified coachtraining program offered in several formats, including in person andteleconference based distance learning programs. This program will train peoplein the spiritually oriented psychology of psychosynthesis and leads to aPsychosynthesis Life Coach (PLC) certification through the Centerand to the prestigious and nationally certified Board Certified Coach (BCC). The program prepares people towork in the expanding field of life and business coaching and its manyvariations. Start dates are rotating throughout the year. Email the Center formore information, to talk to a trainer, and for our free “Got Self?” coachingexercises.

Begins: Ongoing Length of Program:four 30 hour sections, based on need Pre-requisites: varies, see websiteApplication: required Tuition: $1500 per section; scholarshipsand some work study available Upon Completion: Certified PsychosynthesisLife Coach/Board Certified Coach Contact: Dr. Dorothy Firman, TheSynthesis Center, 285 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone:413-256-0772 Email: training@psychosynthesiscoach.org Website:  www.psychosynthesiscoach.org


TheProfessional Training Program teaches psychosynthesis theory, the principles ofholistic counseling, and the process of psychological and spiritualdevelopment. The program provides an in-depth theoretical and practicaltraining as well as intensive personal, professional and spiritual growth in aface-to-face setting. This training is open to those actively engaged in orstudying the helping professions. This is a comprehensive two to three yearprogram that leads to certfication as a Certified Psychosynthesis Practitioner,and to the option for nationally accredited life coach certification. Thisprogram will start again in the fall of 2015, with distance learning programoptions available ongoing. CEUs for social work and mental health counselingare available. We have offered this training for 35 years in the PioneerValley. Full program information is available on our website.

Begins: fall of 2015 or ongoing distancelearning Length of Program: 1 to 3 years (3 years for Certification) Pre-requisites:none  Application: Required Tuition:$3000/year, scholarships and work study available Upon Completion:Practitioner Certification and Life Coach Certification Contact: Dr.Dorothy Firman, The Synthesis Center, 285 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone:413-256-0772 Email: admin@synthesiscenter.org Website: www.synthesiscenter.org

SpiritualHealer & Ascension

Aura/ChakraReading, Clearing, Repair, Soul Contracts, DNA/Heredity, Past Lives, EthericSurgeons, Ascension. Unconditionally loving spiritual connections, clearboundaries, safe and effective healing of body, emotion, mind and spirit foradults, children, pets, the planet. Participate live on Skype or by phone.Since 1986 providing personalized Healer Development and legal certification topeople in US and Canada.

Begins: January 22, 2015 Length ofProgram: 28 classes meet every other Thursday Pre-requisites:initial healing session to determine readiness Tuition: $2750 up front,$2900 pay as you go, payment plans available Upon Completion: Legal UCM Healer Practitioner Contact:Rev. Eve Wilson, The Healer Development Program, 3090 Wolverine Dr., Ann Arbor,MI 48108 Phone: 734-780-7635 Email: evew@spiritualhealers.com  Website: www.spiritualhealers.com




HowTo Find Your Soul Mate Workshop

Doyou wish to find your Soul Mate? Enroll in this workshop and find out what youneed to do to create the Love Life you are seeking and to attract your SoulMate. You will learn how to prepare yourself and the process and techniques toattract your Soul Mate. Judith Costa is a certified Love & Life Coach andMaster in Psychology and Psychotherapy. Held at Quest Bookshop, 240 East 53rdSt., NY, NY 10022. Other 2015 workshops: Fall in Love...With Yourself!, DreamInterpretation, and Create the Relationship You Want

Begins:January 17, 2015 Lengthof Program: 1 day from 10am to 6pm Tuition: $125 Contact:Judith Costa Phone: 646-204-4535 Email: judithmcosta@hotmail.com  Website: www.judithmcosta.com

MindDevelopment & Motivational Training

TheSilva Life System seminar and the Silva Intuition Training seminar give youStep-By-Step proven TOOLS that will allow you to master the amazing untappedgenius of your MIND. Improve Communication Skills, Business Skills,Healing Skills, Energy Work all with Silva Programming: Advance your career,improve relationships at home, work, with friends. Become successful inbusiness, learn how to sell, advertise, get a new job. Learn how to study, passexams, get into the right college. Awaken your intuition to make betterdecisions, recognize the power of your mind and energy and use them to healyourself physically, mentally and emotionally. Learn how to relax. Open yourheart and let your spirit soar! You will learn skills to gain control over yourown Mind so that you can consciously expand your limits, overcome negativeprogramming and continue to grow as you achieve your goals.

Begins: ongoing Length of Program:each program two days - Saturday and Sunday Application: required. Tuition:Please call for pre-registration and other discounts Upon Completion:Certificate and Complete Course Manual Upon Completion Contact: AliceKonyves, CSMI, CI, ACH, CM, NLP, Silva Method of New Jersey, Seminars in NYC& NJ, 671 Ward Avenue, Westwood, NJ 07675 Phone: 201-664-0118 Email:Alice@AliceKonyves.com    Website:www.AliceKonyves.com  




AlternativeHealing Certifications

Coursesfor professionals and individuals seeking Self-Empowerment taught by expertinstructors in Alternative and Complementary Healing Modalities. Coursesavailable include: National Guild of Hypnosis Certification, Basic,Intermediate and Masters Hypnosis Certification, Reiki I, II and MastersCertification, Karuna Ki Certification, Neuro-linguistic ProgrammingCertification, Past Life Regression Certification, Medical Hypnosis I & IICertification, Parts Therapy Certification, Family Constellations andHypnochildbirth Certification. Visit our website for complete course list andschedules. Offices in Tribeca, Brooklyn, and Grand Central/Manhattan

Begins: ongoing Length of Program:varies by program Upon Completion: Certification Contact: TrudyBeers, Director, Tribeca Hypnosis & Healing Institute, 60 Beach Street,#5C, New York, NY 10013 Phone: 212-334-0299 Email: TBeersHypnosis@aol.com  Website: www.HypnosisChangesLives.com  and www.ManhattanHypnosis.com

EastoverEstate & Retreat

A600-acre sanctuary and holistic center focusing on integration of social,environmental, and planet health and authentic self, and soul, spiritual, mindand body health. Eastover Estate & retreat is a facilitator of holistictraining, retreats and workshops. Wide range of lodging selections and freeworkshop studios. 5-Day Thanksgiving Retreat, November 26-30, 2014 with JohnKozinski, MEA

Begins: November 26-30, 2014 Length ofProgram: 5 days Pre-requisites: none Tuition: $79 OpenHouse: welcome sample of Thanksgiving lectures Contact: YingXingWang, founder and partner, Eastover Estate and Retreat, 430 East Street, Box2282, Lenox, MA 01240 Phone: 866-264-5139 Fax: 413-637-3717 Email:events@eastover.com  Website: www.eastover.com


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Ellie Pechet
Denali Institute
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