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3. FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY COURSE – October 5th-6th

flower essence workshop

1. MICHAEL HARNER’S “Way of the Shaman” – Sept. 21-22

Michael Harner’s “Way of the Shaman”

The Basic Workshop in Core Shamanism

by the Foundation for Shamanic Studies

September 21 – 22, 2019

(9:30 am to 5:30 pm each day)

 

Led by Marcia and Jack Hebrank. In this experiential workshop, participants are introduced to Core Shamanism, the universal and near-universal basic methods used by shamans to enter non-ordinary reality for problem solving and healing.  Particular emphasis is on the classic shamanic journey.  The shamanic journey is one of the most remarkable visionary methods used by humankind to explore the hidden universe otherwise known mainly through myth and dream.

Participants are initiated into shamanic journeying, aided by drumming and other techniques for experiencing the shamanic state of consciousness and for awakening dormant spiritual abilities, including connections with Nature.  Practice includes sharing by participants of their discoveries in shamanic journeys as well as being introduced to shamanic divination and healing.  Participants are also provided with methods for journeying so they can meet and study with their own individual spirit helpers in non-ordinary reality, a classic step in shamanic practice.

Participants learn how the journey is utilized to restore spiritual power and health, and how shamanism can be applied in contemporary daily life to heal oneself, others, and the Planet.  This Basic Workshop is presented by the Foundation For Shamanic Studies faculty members, Marcia and Jack Hebrank.  Completion of the workshop qualifies participants to take the advanced FSS workshops and courses.

Prerequisite: None

13 FSS Continuing Education (CE) Credits available

WHAT TO BRING. Please bring a rattle or a drum if you have one. Wear comfortable clothing, warm socks, and bring an eye cover, cushion and/or blanket, and a pen and notebook to record your journeys. (Electronic recording, audio, video, photographic, and the use of computers are not permitted during the workshop.)

Tuition: Early Bird – $230, 30 days before workshop. Regular – $260; $75 deposit required to hold space (email for details)

To Register or for more information, contact: Marcia Hebrank at (919) 423-3623 or MarciaHebrank@yahoo.com 

For more information see www.shamanism.org or www.OneLightCenter.com

5. ILLUMINATE: the Psychic and Healing Arts Expo – October 26 & 27th (at Blue Ridge Community College)

CRYSTAL VISIONS
proudly sponsors
ILLUMINATE – the Psychic and Healing Arts Expo!

www.theIlluminateExpo.com

Print (press “Crtl”+”P”) this flyer for $2 Off Admission and come visit our booth!

4. REIKI I CERTIFICATION – Saturday, October 12

First Degree Reiki Healer Certification, with Reiki Master Teacher Jonna Rae Bartges

Reiki Healing, the gentle yet powerful flow of universal life energy as it passes from a Reiki healer to a client, is rapidly becoming a popular compliment to mainstream medicine.

Dr. Oz featured a Reiki Master on his show, and thousands of hospitals around the world are using Reiki healers to help patients with physical, mental and emotional issues.

A person becomes a Reiki Healer through the touch of a Reiki Master. Reiki Master Teacher Jonna Rae Bartges, who was attuned to Reiki in 1978 by Virginia Samdahl, the first occidental Reiki Master, is teaching the class.

To receive Reiki, fully clothed clients lie on a treatment table or sit in a chair. Reiki can be given through touch or a healer simply holding her or his hands a few inches away from the client’s body.

In this day-long class at Crystal Visions, students will:

1.            Learn the history of the form of energy healing known as Reiki.

2.            Be attuned to Reiki by a Reiki Master Teacher with 36 years in the field.

3.            Learn and practice the 12 hand positions for Reiki Self-Treatment.

4.            Learn and practice the 12 hand positions for giving a Reiki Treatment.

5.            Receive a Reiki workbook.

6.            Receive your lineage and a Reiki Certificate acknowledging you as a member of the global Reiki Community.

You must register in advance for this class online at jonnarae.com/Reiki.  For more information, call (828) 337-4017.

10:00 – 6:00 pm

The $125 tuition includes a Reiki workbook, hands-on instruction, three Reiki attunements, your Reiki lineage linking you to Virginia Samdahl and your Reiki I certificate acknowledging you as a member of the global Reiki community.

2. WEAVE THE WEB FESTIVAL! – Saturday, September 28th

WTW 5

18th Annual
WEAVE THE WEB
Intuitive, Healing, and Creative Arts Festival !

Meet Creative Artisans & Vendors, Energy Healers & Massage Therapists, Intuitive Readers, and practitioners of healthy choices as we gather together, network & share, and WEAVE THE WEB of our community.

Readings, Healing Sessions, Artisans, Networking,  and FUN!

Enjoy our beautiful backyard gardens, visit with friends and opportunities to learn and grow! Benefit from a reading, energy work, and artistry from members of your community!

Join us for fun and festivities throughout the day!

Free admission! Raffles for Prizes!

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

CLICK HERE for the 2019 Application/Agreement Form 

Here are the Vendors, Readers, Energy Workers that will be with us that day!

Participants

Jessica WaddellSoul Profile Readings

Susan Marie VinciMedium

Bettye DornAccess BARS Consciousness Healing Sessions

Trish HurleyElemental Divinations

Catherine WaltersIntuitive, Channel, Hypnosis, Reiki

Olivia WoodfordTarot and Astrology Readings

Rose ProudAnimal Spirit Readings,Animal Communication

Angela HolcombeTarot Readings

Linda BealsMedical Intuitive and Healer

Lethea GerbersHands on Healing, Reiki

Loretta ChildressBiofield Tuning Sessions

Jason HuntInner Technology for Ascension and Energy Tune-Ups

Mindi MeltzAnimal Wisdom Cards (themed & customized decks), Mythical Novels

Young Living Essential Oils

March 22nd: Welcome Spring with a Labyrinth Walk

Labyrinth for web pageJoin hosts Blair and Joan to set intentions for dreams made manifest and to salute the Spring Equinox.

We will do ceremony and then walk the labyrinth to focus on our personal goals.

1:00 pm.

$10 suggested donation

Aura Photography with Laura Kaye

Aura PhotographyLaura Kaye is an Aura Photographer, writer and artist.  For over the past 16 years, she has worked with over 10,000 people domestically and internationally taking photos and doing readings. Laura has been intuitive all of her life.  Her readings may help you to understand yourself better and see how you are using your life energy.  She also shows you how to read your aura picture and how to use your colors from your chakras.  In addition to an explanation of what your aura reveals, each reading includes a high-quality photo and brief computer generated printout that provides a general description of the use of your colors.

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
$35 per session

Thursday, November 28th: Happy Thanksgiving!

2004 15th Anniversary May Pole - small

May Pole from our 15th anniversary celebration in 2004.
Next May Crystal Visions will be celebrating 25 years!!!

 

Crystal Visions will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day.

We give thanks for the many Blessings in our lives, and we also thank you, our loyal customers, who bring your sweet energy and business to Crystal Visions.

We are grateful for the opportunity to serve this community.

We know that books and music, crystals and jewelry, divination tools, and other resources for creating sacred space can be found elsewhere.

Your support of this local business, and all the programming we offer, allows us to continue to provide this Sanctuary and Spiritual Center to Tend Your Spirit, Calm Your Mind!

Saturday, October 19th: Labyrinth of Divine God and Goddess Enlivening Ceremony

Labyrinth

We are called to share our healing vibration of harmonic group consciousness for enlivening the Labyrinth!

Bring your musical instruments and walk, sing, pray and bury seed crystals.

Join us monthly on the 3rd Saturdays, at 10:00 am:

October 19th * November 16th * December 21st

10:00 am

Monday, October 14th: Sacred Relationship with Earth Mother, with Mare Cromwell

Mare Cromwell 9-20-13Book Signings: 12:30-2:00 and 5:30 – 6:30pm

 & Workshop: 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Mare Cromwell is the author of:

“Messages from Mother…. Earth Mother”, and

“If I gave you God’s phone number…. Searching for Spirituality in America”

“Messages from Mother…. Earth Mother” has won the following awards to date:
WINNER – Green Living Category, 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards
Finalist – Spirituality Category, 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards
Finalist – Nature Category, 2013 ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Awards

Evening Workshop:

Earth Mother or Pachamama goes by many names around the world depending on the culture one is in. While many raised in the Judeo-Christian culture don’t recognize Her existence, She most definitely exists. This workshop will discuss who Earth Mother is and different spiritual practices to develop a closer relationship with Her. We’ll go over what it means to claim our relationship with Her and how to do it, building an altar to Her, connecting with Her outside, and honoring Her through the month. We are all Her children and we are being called to reconnect with Her to help birth the New World ahead. This introductory workshop will provide spiritual tools to benefit Earth Mother and ourselves.

Mare Cromwell is an award-winning author, plant intuitive, sacred gardener, and worm herder. She has studied for seventeen years with Native American teachers and calls Western Maryland home. She sits on the World Council for Wisdom Gatherings. Her first book, If I gave you God’s phone number…. Searching for Spirituality in America, received awards from several national book competitions in 2003.

Blog: http://marecromwell.wordpress.com/
Website: http://www.marecromwell.com
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6:30 – 8:30pm

Cost: $25

Saturday, July 20th: Labyrinth of Divine God and Goddess Meditation

Labyrinth

We are called to share our healing vibration of harmonic group consciousness for the highest of all living beings.

Bring your musical instruments and walk, sing, pray and bury seed crystals.

Join us monthly on the 3rd Saturdays, at 10:00 am:

July 20th * August 17th * September 21st * October 19th * November 16th * December 21st

10:00 am

Friday, June 21st: Summer Solstice Ceremony, with Diotima Mantineia

Diotima Mantineia

The Sun is the radiant heart of our solar system, and symbolizes the individuating life force within us all, the Greater Self.

Join us in a ritual to help us align our bodies with the Earth and the cycles of the Sun, and align our lives with the intentions of our Greater Selves.

The ritual will be facilitated by Diotima Mantineia (http://www.uraniaswell.com/diotima.htm) and will be in a Wiccan format, but respectful followers of any spiritual path are welcome.

During the ritual, we will create a talisman to help us become more attuned to the promptings of our Greater Self.

Ritual garb is welcome, otherwise, dress in a way that honors your Self.

If you play a hand drum, bring it with you!

We will gather at 6:30 pm. Please be prompt.

$10 suggested donation.

Monday, December 31st: Closing at 4 pm today. Happy New Year!

Please note: we’ll close at 4 pm today!

We wish you a joyous New Year!

Monday, December 24th: Closing at 4 pm today. Happy Holidays!

Please note: we’ll close at 4 pm today!

We wish you a most joyful holiday season!

Friday, Dec. 21st: Winter Solstice Ceremony, led by Pam McMahon

As we stand at the threshold of the shift of 12/21/12, we have been bombarded with much conflicting information about what is going to transpire.

Whatever your perception, we invite you to join us in deep ceremony on the longest night of the year, as we turn inward, release all that no longer serves us, open to the incoming Guidance and Divine Frequencies that will be pouring forth, and anchor our Divine Mission on Earth.

We have a chance and a choice to further expand our hearts and move into a place of love, trust, compassion, cooperation, inner peace and ONEness.

We welcome your Divine Presence as we take the first step of this auspicious journey together.

Namaste’

Pam McMahon is the Founder of Heartspace Center of ONEness, a Singer, Usui & Karuna Reiki Master Teacher, and Transformational Breath Facilitator.

At the close of this event, Richard Shulman will play a Musical Soul Portrait for the world!

6:30 – 9:00 pm

$10 suggested donation

Thursday, September 20th: Fall Equinox Ceremony

with Ann Running-Wolf

The Fall Equinox has long been honored by our ancestors who followed the cycles of our earth mother. It is a time of celebration and thanksgiving with drumming, songs, and the exchange of gifts!

This is a time for thanking our earth mother for the way she has taken care of us this past season, and letting go of the old and bringing in the new!

The exchanging of gifts between each other was a way of blessing each family with prosperity throughout the winter months.

Come and join Crystal Visions for the Fall Equinox Ceremony filled with joyful drumming and inspirational songs hosted by Ann Runningwolf.

Bring a small gift to share with someone and expect to be blessed!

See you in the Circle! Aho!

6:30 – approximately 8:00 pm

$10 Suggested Donation

Friday & Saturday, March 16th & 17th: Gregg Braden

Friday, March 16th:

An Evening with Gregg Braden

with Special Guest Howard Martin

at Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock
(note: this is NOT at Crystal Visions, but we’ll be at this event, selling books & CDs!)

“A New World is emerging before our eyes…”
When we read this quote from Gregg Braden we hear the truth at a soul level. This amazing best-selling author of cutting-edge books such as The God Code, The Divine Matrix and The Spontaneous Healing of Belief returns to Flat Rock during this momentous year with revelations from his new book, Deep Truth.

 

PURCHASE EARLY AND SAVE  Very Limited Seating!
Tickets Purchased from January 1, 2012 to Event  $50

CLICK TO BUY THIS EVENT OR SAVE WITH A PACKAGE

 Sponsored by:
Charlotte McGinnis and Lindsay Babich
Crowning Light Productions LLC
and Event Co-Producer Ellen Sherman

Crystal Visions will offer books for sale at this event!

7:00 – 10:00 PM

at Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock

ALSO:

Saturday, March 17th:

A Full Day with Gregg Braden

with Special Guest Howard Martin

At Kenmure Country Club, Flat Rock
(note: this is NOT at Crystal Visions, but we’ll be at this event, selling books & CDs!)

Have you ever had the feeling of wanting more – more science, more spiritual wisdom from expert, author and presenter Gregg Braden?

It is time to fulfill your dream of a full day with Gregg at the Kenmure Country Club in Flat Rock, NC.

This full day presentation to an intimate audience includes gourmet lunch.

AND a surprise fun-filled evening event only for day seminar attendees – a unique gift from Gregg Braden and his wife Martha.

Here’s a Hint: Musical performance!

PURCHASE EARLY AND SAVE  Very Limited Seating!
Tickets Purchased from January 1, 2012 to Event  $159

CLICK TO BUY THIS EVENT OR SAVE WITH A PACKAGE

Sponsored by:
Charlotte McGinnis and Lindsay Babich
Crowning Light Productions LLC
and Event Co-Producer Ellen Sherman

Crystal Visions will offer books for sale at this event!

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

At Kenmure Country Club, Flat Rock

Thursday, November 24th: Closed for Thanksgiving

We give thanks for the many Blessings in our lives, and we also thank you, our loyal customers, who bring your sweet energy and business to Crystal Visions.

We know that books and music, crystals and jewelry, divination tools, and other resources for creating sacred space can be found elsewhere.

Your support allows us to continue to provide resources for transformation and growth.

We are grateful for the opportunity to serve the community and to provide this Sanctuary and Spiritual Center!

Service to our community

There are many ways in which you, as an individual, can directly participate in improving the lives of those facing hunger in Western North Carolina. The most direct way in which you can have an impact is by donating food.  You might just create a habit of buying a few extra cans when you go to the grocery store, keeping a box by your front door where you deposit these extra cans and when the box is full, bringing it to Crystal Visions on your next visit.

We will gladly receive and distribute your food donations to local food banks.

Needed items include:

  • Canned meats (beef, chicken, tuna)
  • Peanut butter (plastic jars only, please)
  • Dried/Canned Beans (pork & beans, pinto, kidney, black)
  • Hearty Soup (pop-top cans preferred)
  • Meals in a Box or Can (beef stew, chili, mac & cheese, hash)
  • Canned Fruits (fruit cocktail, raisins, apple sauce)
  • Canned Vegetables (green beans, carrots, corn)
  • Cereals and Grains (rice, pasta, cereal in a box or bag)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Juice (100% juice preferred)
  • Dry Milk (instant non-fat)

For more information, see this recent article in the Mountain Xpress