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Higher Self 

Upcoming Classes & Events– April 2017

313 E. Front, Traverse City, MI 49684


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Community Meditation & Satsang

Every Tuesday in April 2017, 7pm – 8:30pm with Higher Self Staff

Traverse City Community Meditation & Satsang. Join your local community members for a free meditation class. Suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators, this class is open to people of all backgrounds and traditions. Class will start with a brief introduction to meditation, what it is, and how to meditate. After meditation, there will be time for spiritual Q&A (also known as “satsang” which means spiritual discourse or sacred gathering).  Just drop in…  Feel free to bring friends!  All are welcome! FREE community event.


The Five Love Languages

Saturday, April 8th, 11am – 1pm with Chelsea Spencer

There are basically five emotional love languages—five ways that people speak and understand emotional love. Understanding these 5 basic ways can help you with both work and personal relationships in all areas of your life.  Join Chelsea as she shows you how to determine what your language is and how you best relate to others.  Cost: $20

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Using Essential Oils

Saturday, April 8th, 2pm – 4pm with Mike Currier

The interest, importance, and awareness of the benefits of essential oils is growing. In this class you’ll learn the basics of using essential oils in a practical way so that you feel confident selecting what you need for your daily life, well-being, and health for yourself and your family members. Mike will share with you the resources and simple techniques that have been learned over the years to make Essential Oils a natural “go-to”.  Essential oils will become your new best friend 🙂  This class is so much more than just “Aromatherapy”;  And…you’ll take home your own custom essential oil blend!  Cost: $20.

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Reiki Share

Monday, April 10, 7pm – 8:30pm with Higher Self Staff

Reiki Share We hold a Reiki Share at Higher Self the second Monday of every month. Our Reiki Share is open to everyone…those who are curious and want to experience Reiki… those that have experienced the joy and healing of Reiki…and those who are practitioners of Reiki at any level. Reiki Shares are offered at no cost, although donations are accepted in any way you feel guided – all donations are given to local community charities. Cost: Free —Benefit: Priceless. Just drop in… Feel free to bring friends!


Crystal Grid Magic

Thursday, April 13, 6:30 – 8:30pm with Jeff Currier

Join Jeff our Geologist, Reiki Master, and Shamanic Practitioner.  He will explain how crystals can be used to change and enhance the energy around us including in our homes, meditation areas, and workplaces for healing and manifesting. You will learn how to use crystals to create different grids and how the different grid patterns impact the energy you wish to create. You will receive 7 crystals to start a basic grid plus a 20% discount on the purchase of a “master crystal” that you use to charge all your grids.  Cost: $35

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Learn To Journey

Saturday, April 15, 11:00am – 5:00pm with Jeff Currier

Learn to do Shamanic Journeying!  Journeying is a life changing technique that anyone can do. Learn how to go deep within to connect with your inner self and with the divine. Shamanic Journeying is the oldest method used by mankind to connect spiritually to all-that-is for personal empowerment. Journeying shows you how to travel to non-ordinary reality, connecting to the web of life, connecting to other realms, and the divine to receive information for personal growth and development, healing as well as divining information to the questions that you may have. This is a hands-on, experiential class that gives you tools to create connections for divine guidance in your life. Cost: $75

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Learn To Play the Native American Flute (2 DAY CLASS)
Saturday, April 22, 1 – 5pm & Sun, April 23, 1 – 5pm with John Sarantos

Learn to Play the Native American Flute for relaxation, healing, meditation, and fun with John Sarantos

With its unique, enchanting sound, the contemporary Native American flute has become increasingly popular, not only as a purely musical instrument, but as an ideal tool to enhance relaxation, meditation and healing. This eight hour class, divided over two days, is a non-musical theory approach to learning how to play the Native flute.  Cost $135 (includes a cedar flute)  $100 (with your own flute)

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Journey Circle

Monday, April 24, 7pm – 8:30pm with Jeff Currier

Journey Circle – Connect to All That Is the fourth Monday of each month.  Journeying is an ancient technique to connect with spirit for healing and direct revelation. Journeying allows you to connect to the past, present, and future for personal and community healing as well as for healing the earth. When we gather as a group the effect and impact is much more powerful and profound. You must be trained in how to Journey to participate. If you have any questions about your ability to participate, please call and talk to Jeff.  FREE community event.


Ending Insomnia

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 – 8:30pm with Jo Currier

Unable to fall asleep at night or stay asleep?  Sleep deprivation creates chronic health issues, leads to impaired cognitive thinking, weight gain, loss of emotional and physical interests, and induces premature aging.  Jo will offer insights and techniques to optimize your sleep duration and quality.  Come prepared to learn not only how to Think well… Live well… Be well… but to Rest well…  😉   Cost:  $20

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Psychic Protection and Transmutation

Thursday, April 27, 6:30 – 8:30pm with Jeff & Jo Currier

Do you feel that your energy is under attack?  Find it tough to be out in the public these days?  Well join Jo and Jeff Currier as they talk about the old philosophies of protection and how they just doesn’t seem to work with today’s energy; you will gain practical tips and techniques on methods for today’s energetic age.  They will explain the difference between protection and transmutation, and why transmutation is the tool to use with today’s energy.  Cost: $20

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Saturday, April 29, 10am – 5pm & Sunday, April 30, 10am – 5pm with Jeff & Jo Currier
Learn Reiki along the banks of the Boardman River; feel the energy of the Grand Traverse Bay in the classroom at the Higher Self Bookstore. Reiki Masters Jo and Jeff bring a “fearless Reiki” approach to their teaching that creates a sense of confidence, knowledge, and empowerment for you as a student. This thorough, hands-on training combines lecture, discussion, and real life experience. Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki session using all the hand positions (including the use of all the Level 2 symbols). You will understand how to use Reiki in your everyday life for yourself, your family, friends, pets, plants, and so much more!  Please inquire at Higher Self Bookstore with any questions. 231-941-5805 Cost for the 2 day training: $399. Pre-registration is required. You may Register here:

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Looking Ahead to May & June:


Parent/Child Mediation Workshop (Child Ages 8 – 12)

Saturday, May 13th, Two sessions offered:  Choose either (10:00-11:30 a.m.) or (1:00-2:30 p.m.)

While stress is a normal occurrence that happens throughout the lifespan, research is pointing to the fact that children today are experiencing stress at new levels.  With regular practice, research has also shown that meditation can have several beneficial effects on our children’s emotional, mental and intellectual development; teaching children how to relate to and navigate their way through a stressful world in healthy and effective ways. This workshop provides a space for parents and children to explore and learn together about Vipassana mediation along with other meditation techniques that are both engaging and practical for children.  A little bit of teaching and a lot of exploring and practicing; participants will walk away with an introduction to meditation and guidance in how to bring meditation practices into the home and into everyday life situations.  Facilitated by clinical social worker, yoga and mindfulness teacher, Jen Rapanos.  Owner of Well-Bean Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Programs.  Cost: $30 Parent/Child.  $10/for each additional person.

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Vision Board Workshop

Friday, June 2nd, 12:00pm – 5:00pm with Leslie Hamp

Leslie Hamp, Creative Catalyst, works with women & men trying to get a BIG goal off the ground. Some are entrepreneurs, some are leaders and some are moving on from a career/business, relationship or lifestyle that’s no longer speaking to them. All are ready for something different, something more and turn to coaching for clarity and support as they navigate the path of change. Leslie’s coaching techniques layered with her positive energy, passion perspective and accountability systems help clients rejuvenate an old idea or add heart and soul to a fresh one.

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Metaphysical Fair

Saturday, June 17th, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Save the Date !  Our first summer metaphysical fair is a sure way to kick off this wonderful time of the year by having access to many different intuitive people.  Watch for a complete list of participants as June gets closer.


Shamanic Methods – Soul Retrieval 1

Sunday, June 18th, 12:00pm – 5:00pm with Jeff Currier

Join Jeff as he introduces you to and takes you through the first class in this 3-part series on how to do Shamanic Soul Retrievals.  You’ve heard about these practices and maybe read about them.  Jeff will explain the process and guide you through the ways in which you discover how to do soul retrievals for those in need.  Cost: $60

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Shamanic Methods – Soul Retrieval 2

Sunday, June 25th, 12:00pm – 5:00pm with Jeff Currier

Join Jeff as he takes you through the second class in a 3-part series on how to do Shamanic Soul Retrievals. (See above description.) Pre-requisite:  Soul Retrieval 1.  Cost: $60

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