To help you reawaken the Divine Love within, we offer a wide variety of spiritual and secular classes, programs, workshops, and retreats .
Women's Grounding Retreat
Women’s Grounding Retreat on ZOOM January 16, 2021 10am-1:30pm ETHow would you like a few hours away from the pressures of everyday life reviving your mind, body and spirit connecting with other women while staying in your own space? Learn and practice techniques to stay connected, grounded and balanced. Join us on ZOOM and be refreshed!Program Sneak Peek…. Worthy of Abundance- Prosperity in These Times In this program, we will explore the spiritual nature of abundance and embrace the truths about prosperity and how prosperity thinking opens doors and awakens the soul. Presenter- Rev. Heidi Kowalchyk, Usui Holy Fire III and Holy Fire Karuna®Reiki Master, certified Sound Therapy practitioner, Certified Drum Circle Facilitator. Shake Your Soul® This class is a non-judgmental movement practice that relaxes your nervous system, energizes your body and awakens your soul through a powerful, fluid dance repertoire set to world music. Barbara will create sacred space in which to find communion with our own bodies and community with fellow participants. You will feel alive, joyful, and connected. The class is suitable for all levels of fitness, flexibility or dance/yoga experience. Presenter: Barbara Pastie, certified “Shake Your Soul®” Instructor and Usui Holy Fire III and Holy Fire Karuna®Reiki Master. Understanding Your Energy Centers (Chakras) Using Essential Oils Chakras are energy centers in our body through which energy flows. The energy in these areas needs to be kept clear and in balance to help us maintain our physical, mental and spiritual health. In this workshop, we will practice techniques to use essential oils to keep energy flowing and help us achieve an optimal quality of life. An essential oil Chakra balancing kit will be sent to each participant before the retreat to be used during the workshop. Presenter- Rev. Heidi Kowalchyk. Fee: $55.00 Registration must be received by January 6, 2021.Register and pay on Eventbrite by clicking on the Register Here button or by sending a check to Ripple Effect Spiritual Therapies (REST), 175 Tsatsawassa Lake Rd, East Nassau, NY 12062 (include your name, address and email).Once registered you will be mailed an Essential Oil kit and emailed the Zoom ID.
A Course in Miracles is a complete self-study spiritual thought system. It is a universal spiritual teaching, not a religion. Our study group inspires a sense of joy and laughter in a safe and enjoyable place where anyone can come without fear of being judged, a place where feelings can be shared in a loving, accepting atmosphere. We try to serve as non-judgmental guides to people with a commitment to find a better way to live in the world. Our study group meets on Zoom, Mondays from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. All are welcome. Please click on the Register Here button to be directed to Zoom to register. Follow the instructions to join the meeting.Signing in: Once you register, you will receive an email. The easiest way to get on the meeting from the email is to click on: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:Click Here to JoinYou will need to have Zoom on your device. If you don't, it will prompt you to download it as well...
Reiki Circle- ON ZOOM- Open to all who want to give and receive the healing power of Reiki. You do NOT have to be a Reiki practitioner to attend this program. This circle will allow us to give and receive Love from the comfort of our home by helping to raise the vibration of the planet and heal all. We will include a Brief Guided Opening Meditation, Self Reiki, Give and Receive Distance Reiki to each other, to loved ones around the world, and to the planet, and then a closing prayer. We will then open up the meeting for sharing. This will be a 30 minute circle on ZOOM. We hope you join us!Please click on the Register Here button to register and follow the instructions to join the meeting.Signing in: Once you register, you will receive an email. The easiest way to get on the meeting from the email is to click on: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:Click Here to JoinYou will need to have Zoom on your device. If you don't, it will prompt you to download it as well...
Healing MeditationA basic meditation to experience calmness and focus, to enable self healing and to initiate and deepen conscious contact with the Divine. All are welcome. No meditation experience necessary, just a desire to feel Love.. Please register in advance for this meeting. Click on the Register Here button to be directed to Zoom to register. Follow the instructions to join the meeting.Signing in: Once you register, you will receive an email. The easiest way to get on the meeting from the email is to click on: Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:Click Here to JoinYou will need to have Zoom on your device. If you don't, it will prompt you to download it as well...
Ten Minute Talks are brief discussions about a wide range of topics. These talks are a 10 minute conversation, meant to connect, communicate, inspire, energize, invigorate or otherwise motivate us to think about something greater than ourselves. (Topics will not be announced ahead of time). Join us live for the topic of the week. (See videos of previous Ten Minute Talks including discussions of The Ripple Effect, Our stories, Meditation, and Drumming on our Facebook page).
Spirit Quest Drumming generates sound vibration, creating a vortex of energy that can open your heart and lift you to a higher plane. You’ll begin your vibrational journey with a meditation then gently move into beating rhythms that will quickly bring you deeper into meditation; deeper into the Universe as you lose your self and connect with the Divine. Spirit Quest Drumming opens a space for the manifestation of spiritual, emotional and physical healing. At the close our drum circle you will receive an individual drum bath that will offer deeper relaxation and grounding. All are welcome, no experience necessary, and everyone can enjoy this program. Basic instructions will be provided for new comers. Bring your own drum or anything you want to use as a drum and join in. Or just sit, relax and enjoy the journey.(See videos of previous Spirit Quest Drum Circle on our Facebook page)
The continuous rhythm of the drum allows you to enter a voluntary, ecstatic trance and experience infinite possibilities of emotional release and spiritual healing.Drumming is an ancient practice, a universal language where people come together to share, connect, heal, learn and celebrate. This drum journey is a safe, relaxing and grounding passive experience. The sound vibration disengages the brain's awareness of outside activities, actually synchronizes the left and right hemispheres and creates a vortex of energy that can open your heart and lift you to a higher plane, taking you deep into the Universe where you lose yourself and connect with the Divine. This state opens a space within you for infinite possibilities of spiritual, emotional and physical healing.Join this meditative experience on Facebook Live. We suggest you simply relax in a comfortable position and let our drumming wash over you.(See Videos of previous Drum Journeys on our Facebook page)
Our Facebook Live Community Drum Circle is a noisy and fun, family friendly event. Drumming is a universal language where people of all ages and musical experience come together to share a spirit of rhythm. As we play together we boost our energy and give ourselves an emotional release and healing through a rhythmic message.Experience the joy of beating on a drum, dancing or just listening as we create community and have fun. No musical experience necessary, use your drum, shaker or rattle if you have one or find a pot, pan, plastic bowl or bucket with your hands or a wooden spoon.(See videos of previous Community Drum Circles on our Facebook page)
For those who wish to deepen your connection with the Divine and expand your expression of Love in the world, we are offering Ministerial classes starting in January, 2021. Please see more information about the Alliance of Divine Love Ministerial Program by clicking on the ADL Link.
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