Monthly Calendar

Higher Self 

Upcoming Classes & Events– February 2018

313 E. Front, Traverse City, MI 49684


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Shakti Women’s Spirituality Study Group

Friday, February 2 @ 6:00 – 7:30pm with Rodasi Campbell

In these women’s spirituality classes, women will experience circling with other women in sisterhood, sharing in ritual, ceremony and 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.


Linda Dolan Intuitive Readings

Saturday, February 3 @ 10:00 – 6:00pm

Linda is an Intuitive Reader and Medium who has worked with her Angels and Spirit Guides for more than 25 years. She works with Angel Oracle Cards and has the gift of helping people obtain direction and insight. Linda finds that working with her Angels and Guides allows her the opportunity to open the spiritual realm to help others work through past, present and future issues. She also has the gift to connect with loved ones that have crossed over, and give messages they may have. She can help you to recognize your own abilities using spirit guides and angels that want to help you along your life path. Her ability to work with the spiritual world has helped many people over the years and she hopes it will help you as well. Call for an appointment $120 for an hour Reading – $60.00 1/2 hour


How to Manifest Your Lover

Sunday, February 4 @ 11:00am – 12:30pm with Brandaleen Johnson

Are you looking for love in all the wrong places?  Do you keep attracting relationships that aren’t optimal?

Join Brandaleen in this fun and interactive workshop to manifest your lover!  You will gain the tools and techniques that you can implement to start attracting your perfect match right away. Through using these same methods Brandaleen has been with her partner for over 17 years and has helped many others make their special connection! Bring your journal! Cost $15


Native American Flute Circle

Sunday, February 4 @ 4:45 – 6:00 pm

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.


Community Meditation & Satsang

Every Tuesday in February 6, 13, 20 & 27,  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.


Spiritual Gifts & Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy

Wednesday, February 7 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm with Dharmini

Learn how Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy supports us in learning what our spiritual gifts are, how to support and cultivate these gifts, and what the process of development is like. Get some useful suggestions on how to discover your own spiritual gifts. Learn about the chakra system as it relates to spiritual gifts and receive a hands-on pulse assessment to understand which chakra you are currently working with, as well as how that may relate to your spiritual gift(s). $15


Here’s Your Sign – Understanding Aquarius

Thursday, February 8 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm with Zach Weisbarth

Join Astrologer Zach Weisbarth for the next installment of “Here’s Your Sign” where we will be investigating in depth everything Aquarius. While our Sun is in this sign we will explore what the archetype Aquarius represents in our consciousness, how we can work with that energy, what it means to have Aquarius in our personal charts, and how we can deepen our connection to this Energy. Cost $15


Five Love Languages: Romance Edition 

Sunday, February 11, 6:00pm – 8:00pm with Chelsea Spencer  

In spirit of Valentine’s Day, we will have a Five Love Languages class focused on intimate relationships. There are basically five emotional love languages—five ways that people speak and understand emotional love. Understanding these five basic ways can help you enhance your relationships. In this class, we will do a special guided meditation to help you and your partner to connect energetically, enabling each of you to give and receive love more fully. Join Chelsea as she shows you how to determine what your language is and how you can best relate to your partner.  Couples are recommended to attend this class together. Cost: $20


Reiki Share

Monday, February 12 @ 7:00 – 8:30pm

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 Share is offered at no cost, although donations are accepted in any way you feel guided – all donations are given back to local community charities. Cost: FREE — Benefit: Priceless.  Just drop in… Feel free to bring friends! *Please Note: Reiki Share will be moving to the second Wednesday of every month starting in March.


Couple’s Astrology Readings

Tuesday, February 13 – Friday, February 16 @ 11:30am – 6:00pm with Zach Weisbarth

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Love is in the air but it’s also in the stars! And right now, our resident Astrologer, Zach Weisbarth, is feelin’ the love.  Zach will be offering Couple’s Astrology Readings Tuesday, February 13th through Friday February 16th for a special rate of $60 (normally $90). The benefits of receiving a couple’s astrology reading are:

  • To better understand your relationship style as well as your partner’s relationship styles – past and present
  • Identify how to successfully honor your partner the way they wish to be honored
  • Learn about what we are attracted to in the opposite sex, and how to complete the “Inner Sacred Marriage”
  • Promote a conscious approach to a healthy relationship

To take advantage of the special savings please make an appointment in advance.


Deeksha Blessing and Meditation  

Thursday, February 15 @ 6:00 – 7:30pm 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


Reiki 1 & 2 Training (2-day class)

Saturday & Sunday, February 17 & 18 @ 10:00am – 5:30pm with 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 & 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:


Ingesting Essential Oils

Thursday, February 22 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm with Mike Currier

Join Certified Aromatherapist, Mike Currier, as he talks about one of the hot topics in aromatherapy ingesting oils.  You will learn about how the body processes oils when ingested, what chemicals oils are made of, what specific situations call for ingestion, how to safely prepare oils for ingestion, as well as dispel some common misconceptions and share toxicity data too.  This is one class you don’t want to miss!! Cost $20


Are You A Medium?

Saturday, February 24 @ 1:00pm-3:00pm with Brandaleen Johnson

Are you a medium and don’t know it?  As we evolve our senses are being heightened and

many people (as Brandaleen calls it) have their “mediumship light on”.  This can lead you to have mediumship type experiences that the average person doesn’t understand and therefore thinks something is wrong in other areas of their life experiences. Join Brandaleen in a detailed discussion on the different “symptoms” or “signs” you may be experiencing that point to your mediumship abilities. Bring your journal. Cost $20.


Journey Circle

Monday, February 26, 7:00 – 8:30pm with Jeff Currier

Journey Circle – Connect to All That Is the fourth Monday of each month – starting in March it will be the fourth Wednesday 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. *Please Note: Journey Circle will be moving to the fourth Wednesday of every month starting in March


Men’s Circle – The Sacred Masculine

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

This is an open circle for men to come share, learn, and discuss everyday issues that we face in today’s world.  Let the testosterone run and discuss and talk about all those things that we just don’t get the chance to do. It is sometimes challenging to have the kinds of discussion or wonder if you’re the only guy that thinks this way and your buddies just might not understand.  This is a group to just meet and explore what’s on our minds in a fun way.  — we set the rules.  Free Event!


2018 Reiki Training:


Crystal Reiki

Saturday & Sunday, March 10 & 11 @ 10:00am – 5:30pm


Advanced Reiki

Sunday, March 25 @ 10:00am – 5:00pm


Reiki Master

Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20 @ 10:00am – 5:30pm


Reiki 1 & 2

Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3 @ 10:00am – 5:30pm


Looking Ahead to March:


Deeksha Blessing and Meditation  

Thursday, March 1 & 15 @ 6:00 – 7:30pm with Jane Hale


Shakti Women’s Spirituality Study Group

Friday, March 2 @ 6:00 – 7:30pm with Rodasi Campbell


Tucson Gem Show Reveal

Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4 Open to Close


Native American Flute Circle

Sunday, March 4 @ 4:45 – 6:00 pm


Here’s Your Sign – Understanding Pisces

Wednesday, March 7 @ 6:30 – 8:30pm with Zach Weisbarth


Intuitive Readings with Shirley Southerland

Thursday, March 8 – Monday, March 12 Open to Close


Crystal Reiki Training

Saturday & Sunday, March 10 & 11 @ 10:00am – 5:30pm


Reiki Share

Wednesday, March 14 @ 7:00 – 8:30pm


Metaphysical Fair

Monday, March 17, 10:00am – 6:00pm



ART – Advanced Reiki Training

Sunday, March 25 @ 10:00am – 5:00pm


Journey Circle

Wednesday, March 28, 7:00 – 8:30pm with Jo & Jeff Currier