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Higher Self 

Upcoming Classes & Events– September 2017

313 E. Front, Traverse City, MI 49684


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Community Meditation & Satsang

Every Tuesday in September: 5, 7, 12, 19 & 26, 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 “satsung” which means spiritual discourse or sacred gathering).  Just drop in…  Feel free to bring friends!  All are welcome! FREE community event.


Native American Flute Circle

First Sunday Each Month – September 3@ 4:45-6:00pm

Come one, come all! Whether you play or listen, this flute circle is open to everyone no matter your level of expertise with the Native American Flute.  FREE community event.

Deeksha Blessing and Meditation   

Thursday, September 7 & 21 @ 7:30 – 9:00 pm with Jane Hale

Jane Hale went to India in 2006 to receive training from Sri Ama Bhagavan, the founders of Oneness Blessing, to be in service of giving Deeksha to others.  Deeksha is a transmission of divine energy which begins a process of beneficial neurobiological shifts within the brain. Jane has spent the majority of her life engaged in movement therapy and the healing arts.  She has been facilitating Deeksha in various settings, through the higher self, for over 10 years.  Cost: By Donation

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Ama~Deus® Energy Training, Level 1 & 2

Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10, each day from 12:00 – 4:00pm with Bill Elliott

Learn an energy technique that dates back over 6000 years!  The Ama-Deus® method is based on an ancient energy system that may enhance individual spiritual growth and awareness as well as support physical, mental, and emotional growth and healing. The workshop is offered by William Elliott, one of only two     Ama-Deus teachers in the state of Michigan.  During the first level workshop, each student will be taught the ceremonial invocation that connects one to the flow of Ama-Deus. Students will learn nine of the sacred symbols and will be guided in the use of this ‘Love’ or heart-based method of energy healing for themselves as well as for others. The history of this healing technique as related by the Guarani and Alberto Aguas will be shared. During the second level workshop, each student will be taught the remaining 15 symbols and their purpose. Each student will have table time for both giving and receiving Ama-Deus. It is in the second level course that the student learns to be one with the love energy vibration.  Cost: $140 for each level, $280 for the series

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Reiki Share

Monday, September 11th, 7pm – 8:30pm with Higher Self Staff

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!


Aromatherapy for Health and Well-Being

Friday, September 8th, 2:30pm – 5:00pm with Mike Currier

Join Mike as he walks you through what aromatherapy is, covers some essential do’s and don’ts, and discusses which oils to use for a variety of scenarios including pain management, stress, anxiety and more.  Mike shows you how to use Essential Oils both topically and for diffusing. This is a hands-on class, and there will be lots of practicing using Essential Oils.  You will also receive a complimentary copy of our Therapeutic Essential Oil Guide.  Cost: $25.

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Here’s Your Sign  – Understanding Virgo

Thursday, September 14th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm with Zach Weisbarth

Join Astrologer Zach Weisbarth for the first installment of “Here’s Your Sign” where we will be investigating in depth sun signs every month – September is everything Virgo.  While our Sun is in this sign we will explore what the archetype Virgo represents in our consciousness, how we can work with her energy, what it means to have Virgo in our personal charts, and how we can deepen our connection to this Divine Feminine Energy. Cost $20

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Carrier Oils – The Secret Essential Oil

Friday, September 15th, 2:30 – 5:00pm with Mike Currier

You know how amazing essential oils are, so now take your knowledge to the next level!  Do you know what to put essential oils in so that they are safe and even more effective to use? Join Mike as he goes over the “other part” of using EO’s, the Carrier Oils. Besides creating a base for the essential oils so that they are gentle on your skin, carrier oils have unique and wonderful properties and benefits of their own.  Mike will explain this (and more) giving you a well-rounded perspective on this aspect of using essential oils. Plus you’ll take home a complimentary bottle of a carrier oil. Cost: $20

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Reiki 1 & 2 Training

Saturday & Sunday, September 16 & 17th each day from 10:00am – 5:00pm with Jo & Jeff 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 & 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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Shakti Priestess Introduction

Monday, September 18th, 6:00 – 8:00pm with Rodasi

The Shakti Women’s Spirituality Classes & The Shakti Priestess Apprenticeship are opening up once again and this time at the beloved, Higher Self Bookstore! We will kick this exploration off with a 2 hour experiential introductory workshop which will be divine, inspiring and serve to ground & empower you as a woman on the path of awakened presence. There will be time spend explaining the upcoming monthly classes and the longer-term apprenticeship at the end of this workshop. This workshop is a $20 juicy love offering. Please direct any questions to Rodasi Campbell on Facebook or to

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How To Stay On Your Unicorn

Wednesday, September 20th, 6:00 – 7:00pm with Brandaleen

Join Brandaleen in a workshop and gain the tools to tackle your down days, or even moments, and stay on your Unicorn. Brandaleen will share what triggers us into falling off our Unicorns and you will learn the exact methods she uses to stop limiting beliefs in their tracks and shift your energy to be more positive so that you can create the life you really want! Suggested donation: $10

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Learn To Play the Native American Flute

Saturday & Sunday, September 23rd & 24th each day from 1:00pm – 5:00pm with John Sarantos

One of the World’s preeminent Native American flute instructors, John Sarantos has facilitated weekend and week-long contemporary Native American flute workshops from coast-to-coast for over 17 years. You will learn: basic and intermediate fingering, breathing techniques, embellishments, non-musical techniques to create your own songs, how to use the flute for relaxation, meditation, healing & fun.

Cost for Class including the flute: $135; Cost for Class if you bring your own flute: $100

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Journey Circle 

Monday, September 25th, 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.



Thursday, September 28th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm with Jeff Currier

So you love the crystals and stones and have bought a few — now what do you do with them?  In this course we will show you how you can incorporate crystals in your home, work, and personal life. We will look into the following topics: Crystal Grids, Laying of Stones, Gem Essence, Pendulum Dowsing, and Muscle Testing — Much more. Bring any of your crystals you’d like to the class to work with them on what is presented or have identified. Cost: $20.

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Aromatherapy for Health and Well-Being

Friday, September 29th, 2:30pm – 5:00pm with Mike Currier

Join Mike as he walks you through what aromatherapy is, covers some essential do’s and don’ts, and discusses which oils to use for a variety of scenarios including pain management, stress, anxiety and more.  Mike shows you how to use Essential Oils both topically and for diffusing. This is a hands-on class, and there will be lots of practicing using Essential Oils.  You will also receive a complimentary copy of our Therapeutic Essential Oil Guide.  Cost: $25


Shakti Women’s Spirituality Classes

Friday, October 6th, 6:00 – 7:30pm with Rodasi

In these women’s spirituality classes, women will experience circling with other women in sisterhood, sharing in ritual, ceremony & being lavished in the “beauty way.” She will experience deep, vulnerable sharing and hold space for the same. There will be interesting teachings on Moonlore, Herblore, Herstory & the Rise of the Divine Feminine. This is primarily an experiential class, however, so all teaching will be woven into the experiences of guided journeying, sacred empowerment acts, talking stick and rites of passage. We will follow the wheel of the year, the moon, and the call of the spirit from month to month. Stay tuned for each month’s topic. Each class will be a $15 love donation with a sliding scale option. Any questions can be directed to Rodasi: or Rodasi Campbell on Facebook.

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Looking Ahead to October:


Native American Flute Circle

Sun Oct 1, 2017 4:45pm – 6pm


Deesha Blessing Meditation

Thu Oct 5, 7:30pm – 9pm


Shakti Priestess Apprenticeship

Sat Oct 21, 11am – 5pm


Sacred Peace Meditation Training Level 2

Sun Oct 22, 1pm – 5pm


Metaphysical Fair – Final Fair of 2017

Saturday, October 28th, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Our Halloween version of fun