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Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: Cleveland, OH Jan. 25-26, 2019 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Spirit of the Enneagram: Cleveland, OH January 28-29, 2019 Event Summary: A two day workshop that explores the nine personality types of the Enneagram. A highly interactive program where participants explore not only their own personality, but gain profound curiosity and respect for each of the nine “faces of God.” A complement and prerequisite for other Sacred Art of Living Center programs including— the Contemplative Enneagram Retreat and the Anamcara Project’s Apprenticeship program. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 1: Tacoma, WA Feb. 22-23, 2019 Event Summary: Participants learn about the rich cultural history and clinically sound practices for detecting and alleviating spiritual and emotional distress at the end of life. Proven results for patients include reduced anxiety, an improved quality of living and more effective pain management. Caregivers learn valuable models for addressing death anxiety as the most critical issue for the dying person. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: Kirkland, WA March 15-16, 2019 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 1: Richland, WA March 29-30, 2019 Event Summary: Participants learn about the rich cultural history and clinically sound practices for detecting and alleviating spiritual and emotional distress at the end of life. Proven results for patients include reduced anxiety, an improved quality of living and more effective pain management. Caregivers learn valuable models for addressing death anxiety as the most critical issue for the dying person. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 3: Santa Barbara, CA April 14-15, 2019 Event Summary: Participants experience and are mentored in a wide range of creative and effective psychospiritual tools for end of life care. The spectrum of practices includes art and music therapies, guided imagery, coma work and prescriptive ritual tailored to the spiritual belief of each patient. Holistic therapies are drawn from the world's great spiritual traditions and applied with contemporary scientific skills. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 3: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada April 26-27, 2019 Event Summary: Participants experience and are mentored in a wide range of creative and effective psychospiritual tools for end of life care. The spectrum of practices includes art and music therapies, guided imagery, coma work and prescriptive ritual tailored to the spiritual belief of each patient. Holistic therapies are drawn from the world's great spiritual traditions and applied with contemporary scientific skills. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Spirit of the Enneagram: Bend, OR May 3-4, 2019 Event Summary: A two day workshop that explores the nine personality types of the Enneagram. A highly interactive program where participants explore not only their own personality, but gain profound curiosity and respect for each of the nine “faces of God.” A complement and prerequisite for other Sacred Art of Living Center programs including— the Contemplative Enneagram Retreat and the Anamcara Project’s Apprenticeship program. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: St. Cloud, MN May 3-4, 2019 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 1: Dublin, Ireland June 14-15, 2019 Event Summary: Participants learn about the rich cultural history and clinically sound practices for detecting and alleviating spiritual and emotional distress at the end of life. Proven results for patients include reduced anxiety, an improved quality of living and more effective pain management. Caregivers learn valuable models for addressing death anxiety as the most critical issue for the dying person. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 2: Tacoma, WA Sept. 20-21, 2019 Event Summary: Diagnosing Spiritual Pain Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Sept. 27-28, 2019 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: Santa Barbara, CA Oct. 4-5, 2019 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 2: Richland, WA Oct. 11-12, 2019 Event Summary: Diagnosing Spiritual Pain Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Enneagram Contemplative Retreat Oct. 14-17, 2019 Event Summary: The Enneagram Contemplative Retreat is an opportunity to journey deeper into the unique wisdom that is revealed through silence and nature. The lessons of the retreat are drawn from the spirituality of the Enneagram and the classical teachings of poets, saints and mystics from many religious traditions. The program is a retreat in the fullest sense of the word providing a simple yet elegant process to quiet ourselves, pay attention to life’s deepest priorities, and listen to our sacred questions. The theme of the retreat is summed up with this invitation: “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.” Rumi Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Circle of Life Workshop: A Time for Healing Oct. 26-27, 2019 Event Summary: The conference will offer one day for exploring encouraging psycho-spiritual insights into what Carl Jung called uniting the opposites.  A second day will invite participants to engage with community leaders in courageous conversations from across the spectrum of politics, education, business and faith communities.  The goal is to find creative and peaceful ways to be with our differences and to create a safe container for solidarity and compassion. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 2: Dublin, Ireland Nov. 22-23, 2019 Event Summary: Diagnosing Spiritual Pain Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 3: Tacoma, WA Feb. 28-29, 2020 Event Summary: Participants experience and are mentored in a wide range of creative and effective psychospiritual tools for end of life care. The spectrum of practices includes art and music therapies, guided imagery, coma work and prescriptive ritual tailored to the spiritual belief of each patient. Holistic therapies are drawn from the world's great spiritual traditions and applied with contemporary scientific skills. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 3: Dublin, Ireland May 8-9, 2020 Event Summary: Participants experience and are mentored in a wide range of creative and effective psychospiritual tools for end of life care. The spectrum of practices includes art and music therapies, guided imagery, coma work and prescriptive ritual tailored to the spiritual belief of each patient. Holistic therapies are drawn from the world's great spiritual traditions and applied with contemporary scientific skills. Registration Link: Register Now
Event Title (linked to info page): Unit 4: Tacoma, WA Sept. 11-12, 2020 Event Summary: Participants take previous courses to a deeper level of personal integration. The meaning of life and death, compassion and caring are explored in a nurturing environment. Based on lessons that the dying teach the living, this retreat format allows for ample reflection on the meaning of end-of-life ministry. Exercises include meditation, life-priorities evaluation and self-care skills for maintaining a centered, professional presence. Registration Link: Register Now