21 Breakout Sessions That Show You What's Possible with Energy!
Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to learn from people who are using Energy to improve their lives and the lives of their communities. Sharing our discoveries is one of our very favorite things about Energy Fest.
Like our previous international gatherings, Energy Fest is designed to bring us together to share ideas and our personal discoveries around the power of ENERGY to make some incredible changes in our lives.
You begin each day at Energy Fest by attending an amazing keynote, followed up by a featured presentation, and then off to the breakout session of your choice - a smaller, 2.5 hour class based on your interests and curiosity!
Here is the list of the 2022 breakout sessions! Please note that classes, titles, descriptions, dates and times are subject to change.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Breakout Sessions – 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Archetypes and Oracles in the Balancing Room
By Debra Hurt
Michael Meade has said that: "You can't just tell an archetype it doesn't exist." They are everywhere in our lives and can contribute greatly to our healing processes. This class will introduce the Archetype Finger Mode for identifying when to use archetypes or oracles in a balancing session. We will look at various card decks, runes, the I Ching and apply them in a session. Using lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice, we will explore practical ways to bring the archetypes to life for clients and use them to promote healing and deeper understanding. This material allows us to find more deeply hidden patterns in the energy and unwind them.
Debra began studying Energy Kinesiology with Touch for Health in 1986. That year, she also took her first class with Donna Eden. She is grateful to have studied with many giants in the field. Debra has been fascinated with archetypes and oracles since her teenage years, exploring many sources and approaches. She has studied the Tarot deeply for 33 years, as well as other oracles like the I Ching and Runes.
Energy: The Common Denominator of Just About Everything
By Rick Leskowitz
What do Animal Magnetism, acupuncture meridians, phantom limb pain, Stonehenge, personal space, team chemistry, Gaia, sacred sites, and crop circles all have in common? Energy! In this session, we’ll discover how energy is the common denominator that links (and explains) these wide-ranging and unusual phenomena. We'll also see how the energy perspective helps us understand so much about our world in transformation, and our role in that process. We’ll use slides, video clips (including several from Rick’s PBS documentary on energy in sports, featuring cameos by David and Donna), group experiences, and discussions to bring it all home.
Dr. Rick, MD was a holistic psychiatrist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School for over 25 years, and has studied, written, and presented widely on healing energies and biofield science. His documentary film about group energies in sports, "The Joy of Sox: Weird Science and the Power of Intention", introduced Energy Psychology to a national PBS audience.
Attracting Abundance with EFT
By Carol Look
Are you ready to enjoy the abundance you deserve? In this experiential Tapping class, you will learn how to identify and release the traumas, vows, limiting beliefs, and emotional conflicts that prevent you from living a life of abundance. Through interactive group demonstrations and coaching, you will neutralize financial guilt and shame, eliminate sabotage behavior, and clear family triggers and energy patterns that have blocked you from shining. If you are tired of feeling stuck, learn how to transform outdated energetic patterns, use simple practices to amplify your results, and enjoy Tapping into the vibration of abundance for freedom and expansion.
Carol (LCSW), is an author, speaker, and coach. Trained as a psychotherapist and hypnotist, she has studied EFT for over 24 years and became an EFT Master under direct mentoring by EFT creator, Gary Craig. Carol has taught abundance workshops all over the world. She loves mentoring Tapping students and creating EFT resources including her popular book: Attracting Abundance with EFT.
Relating to the World Around Us: Creating Harmony with Any Environment
By Vicki Matthews
We have all had the experience of feeling fantastic in one place and miserable in another. If we feel energized at work but turn into a slug once home, could our home environment be zapping our energy? This class covers the numerous ways environmental energies impact personal energies and how to harmonize the relationship between the two. It draws heavily on Eden Energy Medicine and the Five Elements model, will include lecture, demonstrations, hands-on experimentation, handouts, and a take-home toolkit. It also addresses both reactive cases (stuck with an existing environment) and proactive cases (creating a new environment). Join us!
Dr. Vicki is a naturopathic physician and the founding Director of the Eden Energy Medicine Certification Program. She is the author of both the weekly blog, Ask Vicki: Relationship Remedies Using the Five Elements, and the Five Elements Wisdom pages, reaching 30,000 people monthly. Vicki has been passionate about balancing and harmonizing energies most of her life.
Navigating the Wind of Change: Energy Medicine for Personal and Global Transformation
By Ellen Meredith
You may have noticed that change is accelerating, and for many, it has become the new normal. We are in the midst of a radical energetic shift in consciousness on the cosmic level, and that shakes out in big and small ways for us personally and collectively. This workshop explores energy medicine frameworks and techniques that help you to build resilience and skill in navigating ongoing change. Using demonstration, hands-on experience, and guided exploration, you will learn: a) how to evolve your energy systems from linear/binary alignment to spherical consciousness, and b) how to let your body show you the way to develop a more accurate “inner compass”.
Ellen, Doctor of Arts, EEM-AP is a professional intuitive, author, and energy medicine practitioner, in practice since 1984, serving over 10,000 clients and students worldwide. Emeritus faculty member of the EEM Certification Program and presently on the faculty of Shift Network. Her latest book is, “Your Body Will Show You the Way: Energy Medicine for Personal and Global Change” (NWL 2022).
10 Simple Tools to Getting the Most Out of Every Energy Medicine Session (regardless of the tools you are using and topic you are working on)
By Gene Monterastelli
We can get even more out of Energy Medicine tools by beginning and end sessions with intentionality. Setting up the session properly opens us to greater transformation. Ending the session properly ensures that we leave sessions in a safe way as the transformation to continue in the background. In this workshop you will learn 10 simple step-by-step tools to do exactly that. Each tool will be taught and demo-ed and you will also get a chance to try them in small groups. You will also learn ways to customize each tool to meet your style and type of work when tapping on your own or working with clients.
Gene is a Brooklyn based practitioner. Since 2005 he been the editor of TappingQandA.com and the host of the Tapping Q&A Podcast. He is trained in hypnosis, NLP, inner child work and part mediation. Through his Art of Delivery classes, he teaches practitioners and tapping enthusiast on how to integrate these tools into their tapping practice through simple step by step processes.
Creating EEM Programs in Western Medicine Healthcare Settings: Tips and Tales of Proven Success
By Eileen Kelly & Dianne Faure
Discover how a practitioner has integrated EEM into prestigious US medical institutions and presented her research-based work on both a national and international level. She'll provide insights into overcoming common obstacles and offer tips for others who want to build an EEM practice within a healthcare setting.
Eileen (RN, EEM-CP) is an EEM Clinical Practitioner with a private practice and who works at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in the GI Cancer Center and was on faculty with the Integrative Nursing Program (2016 - 2020). She has successfully woven EEM into DFCI where she used a grant to offer an EEM technique while patients were receiving chemotherapy, created and teaches an EEM-based workshop to DFCI staff, has presented her work at multiple healthcare symposiums, and published her work in the July/August 2021 issue of Energy Magazine.
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Breakout Sessions – 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Breathwork to Smooth Out the Turmoil of Your Inner Mind
By Kathleen Booker
An experiential workshop that will teach Breathwork exercises and a Breathwork session. She will also teach the science of the Breath. In addition, a few written exercises and opportunities for the group share out.
Kathleen is an effervescent native New Yorker. Her energy is infectious. Kathleen is passionate about Conscious Connected Breathwork therapy and knows first-hand the energy, healing, peace, and joy it creates in one’s life. Kathleen’s instinctive sense of what will motivate and empower her clients is the impetus for their transformation.
Your Soul Train
By Karin Davidson & Kari Tumminia
Your Soul Train is a new method to clear chronic negative reactions, pains, blocks, negative patterns, limiting beliefs, life-long issues, and more – even if you don’t know where it started. Your Soul Train will help you turn limitations into assets. For practitioners, it's a wonderful way to assist your clients to move past their emotional pain without having to relive any events or associate with the emotional reaction. It's simple, proven, effective and easy to learn. She easily works with epigenetics, ancestry (your tribe), learned negative coping skills into positive, and imagination to release the negative learning of the past. The presentation includes slides, demonstrations, handouts, extra videotaped demonstrations and detailed instructions from Karin Davidson, a Master Trainer of Trainers, and a practitioner with over 7,000 private sessions.
Karin is a Trustee for EFT International, EFTi Master Trainer, Co-author of the EFT Levels 1-3 Comprehensive Training Resources required coursebooks for EFT certification, ACHP EFT Certified International Trainer of Trainers. She is a Reiki Master, a certified Emotion Code practitioner, and the creator of Prenatal Remodeling, Your Soul Train, Walls into Doors, and 1-2-3 Free. She has been training and has had a practice for over 35 years
Kari Tumminia is a dating and relationship coach, speaker, and author helping women from all over the world create better love by showing up as creative, empowered forces in their lives. Using over a decade of experience with powerful proven modalities, intuitive coaching, and some been-there-done-that tough love, Kari makes it possible for her clients to transform their love lives from the ground up- from refreshing perspectives on dating and improving existing relationships, to ultimately finding love within themselves to create relationships that are worth falling for. Kari's second book, No Bad Dates: The Dating Advice You Actually Need is now available.
Trauma Informed Care for Energy Medicine Practitioners
By Paula Fayerman
We will review definitions of trauma, causes of trauma, attachment issues and adverse childhood experiences, signs, and symptoms and how to recognize clients who may have trauma or post-traumatic stress disorder. We will review what can happen to clients on the table, how to recognize a dys-regulated nervous system response, including spontaneous movements, unwinding, and shaking response from freeze resolution. We will review Energy Medicine techniques to use as "first aid" when someone has a dys-regulated response on the table. We will relate the energy systems to the sympathetic and parasympathetic system, frontal lobe, limbic system and brain stem, and show how Eden Energy Medicine techniques can be used to access healing.
Paula is a family medicine doctor who has worked with patients with complex trauma, including working with high-risk adolescents who experienced adverse childhood experiences. She teaches trauma informed care to the Manual Osteopathic College of Canada. She is an Eden Energy Medicine Advanced Practitioner using Eden Energy Medicine techniques to help her clients with trauma.
The Empath’s Aura: Connection, Protection, and Transformation
By Prune Harris
If you are affected by other people’s energy, or the energy of a place or situation, you are an Empath or Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). This means that your aura acts very differently from auras of people who are not Empaths/HSP. Prune will build on information provided in her class ‘The Empath Dilemma’ to share new insights on how you can work with, and manage, your auric field to ensure that you remain vibrant, healthy, and resilient in all situations. Join Prune to learn how to help yourself, your loved ones, and your clients.
Prune is an energy expert and spent many years as one of Donna Eden’s faculty for the EEM Certification Program. Since 2012, Prune has taught throughout the world, creating a range of courses suited to all levels of learning. During 20 years in private practice, the premise of finding and activating the strengths within every client was central to Prune’s work and success.
Tuning into and Tuning Our Ancestors Through Our Resonant DNA
By Eileen McKusick
This will be both a discussion and group Biofield Tuning sound healing session addressing our “energenetic inheritance” – the tone of the song of our DNA. Many of the issues we struggle with are inherited, and actually originated upstream in our “Ancestral River”. Eileen will use her new 144Hz tuning fork to do a sonic cleansing and recalibrating of our collective DNA to help bring us – and our ancestors – into a state of greater coherence, clarity, and health.
Eileen is a pioneering researcher in the fields of biofield science, therapeutic sound, and electric health. She is the founder of the sound therapy method, Biofield Tuning, and the author of the best-selling books, “Tuning the Human Biofield,” and “Electric Body, Electric Health.”
Learn How to Apply Posture Exercise Therapy to Enhance EEM in Creating a Pain-Free Life
By Travis Perret & Kim Wedman
During this class you will learn and receive training in how to recognize and address postural dysfunction and movement compensation. You will receive hands-on training that can be used in conjunction with EEM to increase the healing process of yourself and your clients. The class will consist of lecture, hands-on demonstration, and taking an interactive approach to applying what you learn about evaluation and recognizing posture issues, as well as how to address them via movement therapy to add to your EEM work. You will receive handouts of specific posture exercises that you can utilize right away to give to your clients.
Travis has been working with clients for over 20 years helping improve posture and functional movement to help eliminate chronic pain. He trained with and worked for Pete Egoscue (of the Egoscue Method) for seven years before starting his own practice in 2005. He is the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller, “Pain Free Life”.
Kim Wedman, EEM-AP, BA, LMT, NCTMB, has worked with the body’s energies for 35 years as a yoga instructor, EMT, licensed massage therapist, Hakomi practitioner, and Certified EEM Advanced Practitioner. She has incorporated Eden Energy Medicine as the central framework for her energy and bodywork for over 25 years.
Expanded Connections to Your Intuitive Higher Self
By Sandi Roberts
Want to have a heart connection with your intuitive abilities? How would it feel to become more grounded in this connection and trust the information received?
We will explore the wisdom of Edgar Cayce, father of holistic medicine, defining intuition as "knowing from within" and tap into this "within" using energy systems in Eden Method. Interweaving these teachings creates powerful connections for guidance. Experience for yourself: Edgar Cayce's heart-centered spiritual ideals, how the ideal connects with your intuitive higher self while delving into the chakras, aura, taji pole, and vagus nerve to expand your connections giving you greater confidence in your intuitive abilities.
As an Eden Method Fundamentals instructor, EM Certification Program faculty, and Advanced Practitioner, Sandi loves watching the transformation of students and clients when they connect to their joy.
She holds a master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology, Edgar Cayce’s Atlantic University. Sandi has recognized her intuition since childhood and has found herself combining intuition with energy medicine in her teachings.
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Sunday Breakout Sessions – 8:45 to 11:15 a.m.
Activating Energy via Fascia
By Janie Chandler
Have you ever wondered why we pull up when hooking up? Or what's happening when we "twist off" an alarm point? These are examples of how we are already engaging the fascia to facilitate the movement of energy. Fascia is the ubiquitous matrix that connects, or binds together, the body's organs and systems, organizing the body through an extensive webbing of layers, virtually encapsulating every structure within the entire body. In this class you will learn about this fascinating “organ” and how you can affect it through specifically designed touch to facilitate the movement of energy through fascia's omnipresent web. When we understand how to work with fascia, we open up a whole new arena of releasing stuck and stagnant energies, helping energetic balances go deeper and hold longer.
Janie has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over thirty years and an Advanced Eden Energy Medicine Practitioner for over twenty. She is a graduate of the Boulder College of Massage Therapy, and a founding faculty member of Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine Certification Program. Her breadth of personal and professional knowledge of both energy medicine and massage, combined with an articulate, fun, and authentic teaching style, makes her a powerful teacher and a transformational practitioner.
Highly Sensitive Kids! Highly Sensitive Parents! (A Journey through our Sensory Perceptions)
By Titanya Dahlin
Growing up as a highly sensitive child and now being a sensitive parent to a wild child, Titanya shares her own journey of discovery. The four sensory styles (Kinesthetic, Visual, Auditory Tonal, and Digital) are connected to our natural physical senses of feeling, seeing, hearing, and thinking. They can also shed light upon our personal sensitivities, whether you are a highly sensitive parent or a highly sensitive child. Sensitive reactions are enhanced when everyday family stress occurs, with temper tantrums, hyperactivity, or reclusive and aggressive behavior. Titanya will provide Energy Medicine exercises for both parents and children to help regulate and prepare when emotional triggers begin to escalate.
Daughter of Donna Eden, Titanya is a third-generation healer-empath. She has assisted in Donna’s workshops, is an Advanced Certified EEM Practitioner, and on the faculty of the EEM Certification Program. Titanya’s specialty is Energy Medicine for Kids and is the creator of Energy Medicine Dance, based upon her mother’s alternative medicine work.
Throwing the Doors Wide Open: Creating a More Welcoming Practice Using the Tools of Diversity and Inclusion
By Shura Gat
This workshop is for healing practitioners who want to serve more diverse individuals and communities but are not sure how to expand their practice in that direction. Through lecture, exercises and conversation, participants will extend their awareness of themselves and deepen their understanding of why identities like race, class, and sexual orientation matter. Many of us shy away from this topic out of discomfort but engaging with it will allow us to better work with clients whose life experiences may be very different from own. This class is a place to bring your questions, vulnerabilities, and courage
Shura (EEM-AP) (she/her) brings her long-standing passion for Energy Medicine together with her professional experience as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion educator at Cornell University. Shura will be speaking from her personal experience of creating and maintaining a private healing practice that both attracts and fosters a safe environment for all people, especially those with minoritized identities.
Going Deeper: Releasing the Armor that Binds You at the Neck and Shoulders
By Peggy Koelliker
When life is chaotic and we are stressed, we create energetic armor around us as a protective measure. In particular, we create armor or tension at the neck and shoulders. While this may be appropriate in the moment, if we continue to walk around with this armor, we are inhibiting the free flow of qi in the meridians and most of the Strange Flows which run through this area. Based on concepts from Jin Shin Do, Jin Shin Jyutsu, and Soul Lightening Acupressure, in this workshop you will learn an acupressure protocol to use with your clients that will release armor at the neck and shoulders. This is the first step in releasing armor throughout the body. You will gain a powerful protocol to add to your toolbox and the benefits to your clients will be: Clear thinking, Release of shoulder tension, Free flowing qi through the neck and throat area, Deep sense of relaxation, Calm emotions, and More centered and grounded. This protocol may benefit long-haul covid clients who are experiencing foggy thinking, tense shoulders, and anxiety.
Peggy’s passion is all things energy! She is a Holistic Energy Coach, EEM-AP, EFTCert-1, CEHP, Level 1 Fundamentals Teacher, Reiki Master, Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help Instructor, Soul Lightening Acupressure Practitioner and has studied Jin Shin Do and acupressure with Michael Reed Gach. She has a private energy practice and has been teaching energy classes for over 20 years.
Learn to Ground Healing in the Unified Field of Compassion and Build Circles of Care
By Kristin Miller and Amy Frost
Learn how to ground your healing in the deep inner connection with the Unified Field of Compassion. It is this ground of BEing in love and awareness that makes it possible for healing to occur. This deeply experiential workshop will teach:
- Augmented HeartMath, Energy Medicine, and visualization techniques to reach positive states of consciousness in the Unified Field of Compassion.
- Ways to ground in a compassionate state of Being
- Assessment of distress through the lens of compassion.
- Accu-tapping to process distress while simultaneously connected with compassion.
- How to build circles of support for compassion-based healing for yourself and your community.
Kristin is a Ph.D., Psychologist, DCEP, Matrix Reimprinting, TFT and TTT Humanitarian Trainer who specializes in treating developmental intergenerational trauma. She has adapted many of Eden Energy Medicine skills to build Resources for Resilience and Emotional First Aid materials and trainings through ACEP Humanitarian Committee and facilitates community trauma management programs along with leading psychospiritual support groups for humanitarian outreach. She was awarded 2019 ACEP Humanitarian of the Year.
Amy is a MBA, MA Spiritual Psychology, trainer, community collaborator and facilitator. She has used tapping and energy medicine techniques in all her career, life, business skills, Military/Veteran/Families, and cancer support training, coaching, workshops and presenting for over twenty years. A long term ACEP Humanitarian and 2018 Humanitarian of the year. Jan 2021, she received the Adopt a Cop Nevada Bearer of Light Award.
Self-Care in the Era of 5G and Beyond: How to Thrive in a Modern World
By Melanie Smith
Electromagnetic Pollution is now considered a significant health hazard affecting us on multiple energetic levels. Learn how to work with your own energetic system to reduce the emotional and physical impact of electromagnetic frequencies.
In this workshop you will:
- Discover research behind EMF’s and 5G.
- Join the collective experience as we release fear and anxiety around these Invisible energy invaders.
- Learn to increase your Wei Qi and strengthen your Aura.
- Discover new energy medicine techniques to help increase your vitality to co-exist with electromagnetic frequencies.
- Identify the important role of The Vagus Nerve as a calming influence in fortifying your energy systems.
- Learn how to amplify and fortify your own energetic frequency with Sound Healing and Toning.
- Understand the importance of The Schumann Resonance and how to connect with it by using energy medicine techniques to help you create a healthy, resilient energy matrix.
For 25 years, Dr. Melanie has treated thousands of patients using a unique fusion of Energy Medicine at her private practice and via Skype in fifty states and over forty countries. As a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, EEM Advanced Practitioner, and original Faculty member, she is passionate about teaching and empowering others via her Energy Mastery Workshops.
EMYoga: The Energy to Heal
By Lauren Walker & Blaine Wilkes
Experience the power of your energy to heal as a through line in your life, an energy template. EMYoga takes your experience and knowledge of EEM and weaves it through your body in an intuitive, uplifting, self-propelled, and self-propelling union (yoga) practice that becomes your daily go-to. It is an integrative synthesis of body, mind, and soul for a zenith point on your daily practice that you return to again and again. Accessible to all levels, your body and energy are equal guides in your practice. Please bring a journal and a blanket or yoga mat.
Lauren is the author of “The Energy to Heal” (2022), as well as “Energy Medicine Yoga” (2014) and “The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription” (2017), which both won the Nautilus Silver book award. She has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997 and teaches EMYoga across the US and internationally.
Blaine has been studying the body, the mind, and energy for over 30 years. She is the Chief Operating Officer of Energy Medicine Yoga and an EMYoga Master Teacher. Blaine has also completed Levels 1 and 2 in Eden Method Certification Program.