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The Empowerment Process Introduction and Demonstration with Janet Swartz

Friday, August 1st from 7:30 to 8:30pm // Free!492_Janets-headshot-130

Join Janet Swartz, creator of the Empowerment Process, as she demonstrates what EP is all about – discovering a powerful way to transform and heal is a practical discourse on what it means to transform and take responsibility for one’s own healing and happiness.

Janet has a rare gift of being able to support people in times of crisis and times of change. She can help those who are open to transformation and growth remove their frears. With their energy shift comes a new integration of balanced emotions, physical well-being and spiritual connection. Her love and compassion, combine with her own passion to serve, gives people the comfort and confidence to heal, fulfill their desires and discover their life’s purpose.

You can pre-register by clicking here.

Empowerment Process® Transformational Weekend with Janet Swartz

Saturday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 3rd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm // Fee: $275 before July 19th or $295 thereafter 492_Janets-headshot-130

** Please note ** Registration is open on this site:

Transform your energy and empower yourself to move forward in your career, relationships, health, and evolution. You can easily address any challenge you face, whether it be on the emotional, mental, physical, or spiritual level. Changing old habits and disempowering beliefs, removing worry and anxiety, and freeing your awareness to live here and now can be an all-time reality.

The Empowerment Process will activate and facilitate your transformation, allowing you to unfold your unique gifts and abilities. The effects are permanent changes in your energy system to support higher levels of functioning.

During this Transformational Weekend you will be able to
• identify and transform your issues, stories, or blocks to living your authentic self.
• deepen your understanding of what you need for your next step of evolution.
• learn a 10-step process to shift to higher levels of energetic functioning
• Learn a powerful process to release energy blocks in the physiology and psychology.
• Work with healing tools to energize or pacify your mind/body system.

Embarking on this journey opens a world of love and compassion for yourself and others. By opening to the transformation process, you will enjoy a wonderful heart experience in order to appreciate a greater fullness and fulfillment in life.

To learn more about Janet:

An Evening of Journeying with Will Whitesmithwilldrum5

Monday, August 4th from 7:30 to 9:00pm // Fee: $25

Come and join Will Whitesmith for an evening of adventure and fun, exploring the three worlds of the Shaman’s universe. You will be introduced to the Shamanic Journey, learning how to access your own greater reality as your ancestors did before you, as well as learning how to support yourself and others in this process. The ancient art of the Shamanic Journey opens avenues of consciousness that are always available, yet seldom sought. Space is limited and these evenings have been known to sell out, pre-registration is highly recommended. Click here to register now. To schedule a private session with Will, email

Pravrajika Satchitprana Satsang

Saturday, August 9th from 11:00am to 5:30pm // Fee: $45/day before August 1st, $55/day after August 1stsatchitprana

Pravrajika Satchitprana, is a senior sannyasini of the Sri Sarada Math based in Dakshineshwar, India. She teaches the universal spiritual wisdom of Vedanta Philosophy and has lectured and offered retreats in India, Australia, South America, Europe, Iceland, Canada and the U.S.  Satchitprana looks forward to seeing old friends and meeting new people who wish to learn more about the principles of Vedanta. The ideals of devotion, service, meditation and knowledge are found in all religions and emphasized in Vedanta. Pravrajika Satchitprana encourages discussion and personal perspectives on the subject matter she teaches.

This is the first part of a four part series which will later be held in Suquamish and Indianola titled “THE GOAL OF SPIRITUAL LIFE.”  To learn more about Satchiprana’s teachings, gatherings, talks, and retreats while she is in Kitsap, please contact Barbara Smith at or 206-713-0173.
Saturday’s afternoon class: GOD AS MOTHER
Saturday session includes kirtan with Island Kirtan – donations are welcomed to pay the musicians.
Please preregister for this event before August 1st. Please click here to register.
Lunch will be available for purchase from Sukhi Kitchen.
INVITATION TO ALL: ‘Open House’ at Smith Residence on August 5th from 5pm – 8pm. You are invited for snacks and beverages and to meet Satchitpranaji. We will ask her to discuss the upcoming retreat programs and tell us a little about her life as a pravrajika in India. Contact Barbara for more information.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping for Wellness Evening Series with Susan James, BCC, LICSW

Two sessions are currently being offered!
Four Consecutive Wednesdays,  August 20, 27, September 3, 10 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm // Fee: $140
Four Consecutive Mondays, September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, 13th from 9:00am to 11:00am // Fee: $140 

Empower yourself by adding the gift of meridian-based tapping to your health and wellness toolbox!  Through this experiential class with others you can create significant, lasting change by rewiring your subconscious.  Participants will develop greater self awareness and ways to effectively eliminate resistance and blockages that often hold us back from living the life we love.  This class meets over four weeks to help you integrate this new technique into your life.

EFT is a self-applied sequential tapping process to acupressure points which can help dissolve stress and limiting beliefs, clear negative emotions and disturbing memories, manage pain, weight loss, phobias, motion sickness, reduce anxiety/depression, procrastination, and physical ailments.  The list of uses is almost infinite!  It is a transformative tool which you can “pay forward” by teaching it to your family, friends, clients….anyone who is open to learning. Class size is intentionally kept small to provide a deeper learning experience - please register in advance by clicking here.

Susan James enjoys teaching, coaching, and empowering people with different modalities to enhance their wellness and reach their full potential.  She is a Board Certified health and wellness coach, energy medicine practitioner, holistic EFT practitioner, and licensed clinical social worker with an active practice for individuals and groups on Bainbridge Island.  To learn more about Susan and her services, please visit her at

MELT Anti-Aging Workshop with Linda Rigell, Certified MELT instructorsoftballs

Saturday, August 23rd from 2:00pm to 3:30pm // Fee: $30 with optional $15 Materials fee payable to teacher includes a set of MELT Treatment Balls (a $25 value)

If you have just a few minutes a day to help yourself look and feel fantastic this simple self treatment is for you. The MELT Anti-aging Workshop with the 50 Second Face-lift will show you how you can reduce the sagging skin on your face and neckline and give yourself a facelift daily. Learn how to stimulate the cells in your body that produce collagen in your skin and restore it’s natural hydration from the inside out. You will learn other easy self treatment techniques for reducing common aging issues including aches and pains, cellulite, stiffness and difficulty sleeping that use the MELT Treatment Balls and soft foam roller. Click here to watch a quick video on the MELT method and it’s effects on reversing the aging process.
Space is limited to 13 participants – Click here to pre-register.

MELT by the Book: A Three-session Self-Care Series with Linda Rigell

Three Consecutive Saturdays September 13th, 20th and 27th // Fee: $95ef014ecab41b37506d474bfd7cc9e778

In three weeks you will learn all the moves in the best-selling book, The MELT Method. Discover simple self-treatments you can do at home to remain active, healthy and pain-free for life. Come experience lasting changes in how your body looks and feels. Experience all the techniques in the New York Times bestselling book, The MELT Method, in an interactive and personalized environment. Space is limited – please click here to sign up now!

Learn how to:

  • Identify where you have stuck stress in your body, a major cause of chronic aches and pains
  • use the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment, a unique indirect method for the entire body
  • improve your body sense and notice the changes as your body effortlessly finds greater alignment and balance
  • activate your core strength and stability
  • use the MELT Soft Body Roller to rehydrate the tissues of your body for greater mobility and ease of motion
  • safely and effectively decompress your own neck and low back
  • relieve common issues like headaches, insomnia, bloating, weight gain, cellulite and more!