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Workshops and Gatherings at A Higher Balance

 

   Welcome to the programs page! If you would like to rsvp for a program, just click on the rsvp link. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you! This page updates often; please refresh your browser!
If you are interested in coaching or a private healing session, click here. Coaching and healing sessions are an individualized approach to your healing, transformation and awakening.

May Programs

Certification classes
Always available–

Rsvp for any class

Usui Reiki training (all levels)
For a description of all Usui Reiki levels, click here
Lightarian Reiki Certification (all levels)
Lightarian Ascension Bands
Lightarian AngelLinks
For a description of all Lightarian offerings, click   here

Meditation with Judy every Sunday, every month, 5-6 pm. (walk in)
A program to support your personal awakening
Free; Donations appreciated to support rent

***Special Divine Mother meditation on Mother’s Day, May 14***
***Time change to 4 pm for the class held May 21***

thereconnection

This high vibrational class expands your consciousness and brings to your body & heart a felt sense of divine love and light. First we expand our energy upwards to connect with divine Source, then we step it back down in a  particular way so we may embody that divine light and love within us. The class also  provides an opportunity for questions and sharing about meditation and its benefits, particularly during these times of integration and awakening. Judy offers comments and answers questions about our personal awakening . Meditation  is guided by Judy, followed by silence.

SoulCollage®
Sunday, May 7, 12:30-4 pm; $40  Rsvp

 FlowerFlow.web

Join us for an inspiring day with images! This is a simple and soulful collage process to express your many aspects of yourself.  Come for community and creativity for your soul! We use 5×8 mat boards and you select from hundreds of images to work with. Depict your passions, your “inner personalities,” your heart’s yearning, anything you love! Use metaphors, like doorways, winding paths, gateways, bridges, to illustrate your life’s journey.  Animals indicate strengths we have or want. A journaling process allows you to find the deeper meaning behind your creations. Five mat boards are supplied (more available for purchase), along with glue, and stacks of images (snacks, too!). Bring any images you want to work with, but there are many available for your use. View Judy’s SoulCollage® Gallery

Yoga and more – six week series
Mondays, May 8 – June 12 6:45-8:00   $90 for the series
Rsvp required (limited space)   Walk-ins available $15

yoga  

This is a gentle yoga class, with some moderate postures. Guided from a place of soul and spirit, expect to feel aligned, opened and refreshed. Classes usually end with an angel card circle and dark chocolate. Different experiences create other kinds of openings:  Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), crystal singing bowls, guided meditations.

Qi Gong with Godfrey
Wednesdays, May 10 & 17, 7-8:30 pm
Sign up for either or both; $25 per class
by calling Godfrey directly: 818-438-2888

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Godfrey returns! Everyone loves this class! Qi Gong is a conscious meditation, which is energy movement that stimulates self-healing and balance for the body’s systems. “Qi” is energy and “Gong” is movement. By connecting breath, intention, and action you can strengthen your core and bring balance to your body, mind, and soul.  The journey promises to be prayerful, electric, and playful with the destination being one of peace and empowerment. RSVP directly with Godfrey at 818-438-2888.

 RYSE group energy clearing
Tues, May 16, 7-8:30 pm $20  Rsvp

 RYSE.CIRCLE

Your energy system is very dynamic and can change quickly. Learn about the relationship between your mind, emotions and your energy field, and how each one can impact the other. This is Level 1 RYSE. A clear and open energy aligns your thoughts and feelings with your higher self. Everyone loves this group clearing. Levels 2-4, leading up to your initiation to your soul’s blueprint, may be received privately (see descriptions of RYSE)RYSE means Realizing Your Sublime Energies. It clears the chakras, aura, male/female balance and more. RYSE brings about your next level of harmony, health and wholeness. Expect to feel more peaceful, balanced, present and joyful. Before we begin Judy will offer a brief talk about what will occur during the healing.

Mediumship Development Class
with psychic medium Katie Vandi
Thurs. May 18, 7-9 pm  $45 Rsvp


Everyone loves this class! Connect to the spirit world and your psychic self! Come join Katie Vandi for a beginner’s mediumship development group. We will be covering a variety of topics, as well as exercises to help you understand your own unique connection to spirit, and the world of energy. Topics will include: Your chakra system and energetic body; understanding the language of energy; the difference between mediumship and psychic information; meditation techniques to help make a connection to spirit; ethics and responsibilities of a medium. This is a great opportunity to learn, practice, and discover how energetic awareness and developing your intuition can change your life. Note: this class continues to meet, if the group is interested.

Shamanic Journey
Travel through the veils to receive messages and gifts
Friday, May 19, 10-11:30 am  $25 Rsvp

 Barn owl  drum

In this program you will enter a deep, spiritual experience in non-ordinary reality by meeting, greeting and traveling with your own personal power animals and guides. Shamanic journey is an altered state of awareness that is a powerful tool used for healing, spiritual guidance and assistance in our daily lives.
We will enter two journeys,  accompanied by the steady beat of a frame drum, which will bring you to an altered state of consciousness. The first journey will take you to the lower world, where you will connect or reconnect with your power animals and receive healing and/or messages.
The next journey will bring you to the upper world, your higher consciousness, to receive healing or guidance or a gift, and meet or reconnect with guides or angels or others from upper dimensions. Bring a journal if you have one, and a pen and  eye pillow or cloth to cover your eyes. You will be laying down for the journeys; yoga mats and blankets provided.

Usui Reiki First Degree certification training:
Sat., May 20, 9:30 am 3:30 pm    $150  Rsvp

reiki

Reiki is a simple way to bring beauty, peace and harmony to everything and everyone around us.  Learn about Reiki, how and why it works, the history of Reiki, the Reiki healing patterns, and how to give Reiki from a place of high vibrational alignment. You will  receive the First Degree Reiki attunements. Practice sessions with each other will help you feel and work with the Reiki energy. All are welcome. Judy will also discuss ways to attune to high vibrations to access and maintain love energy throughout your sessions, and how to work with intuition.

Sunday, May 21, 9:30-11 AM $135 Rsvp
(also available by request)

Raphael

Have you ever wanted a stronger and more conscious connection to the angel realm? Join us for these beautiful attunements to the angel realm, and become a registered Lightarian AngelLinks™ facilitator, which will also allow you to pass on these beautiful attunements to others. The team you will be connected with includes Seraph (Rose Aura) and four archangels: Michael, Raphael, Uriel and Gabriel. The five infuse our energy fields with the angelic qualities they embody.
You may receive the AngelLinks in this group event. Or, you may receive them remotely (strongly beautiful either way).
For a full description of all Lightarian offerings, click here

Reiki Second Degree Reiki Certification Training: two evenings
Tues. & Wed. May 23 & 24, 7 pm $275   
Rsvp

reiki

Second Degree Reiki provides you with tools to expand the power of Reiki using the traditional Usui Reiki symbols. These symbols are powerful and are used to enhance emotional healing, to increase the power of Reiki, and to use in distance healing. Now is the time for healing, harmony and service to ourselves, others and the planet. Reiki is a simple way to bring beauty, peace and harmony to everything and everyone around us.  You will receive the Reiki Second Degree attunements, which increase the power within you to access the lineage of Reiki energy. You will also practice the symbols on each other, and you will provide a distance healing session for someone.  Learn appropriate ways to use your intuition, and Judy’s excellent ways of staying aligned and clear while providing Reiki for someone. Anyone with First Degree certification is welcome to join this class.

Higher Balance Peace Mission through Subtle Activism
New Moon Event: Peace for all humans, creatures and the earth
…journey to the crystaline grid above Earth; our place of unity consciousness
Thurs., May 25, 7-8:30 pm $20  Rsvp

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We can make a difference! Please join us! Bring friends!
The grid above the planet contains unity consciousness, and holds a divine spark for each human on Earth. We begin with a sacred ceremony to create specific intentions, based on your own heart’s desire to spread peace, love and healing. We will then move into a meditation and the pure sounds and vibration of crystal singing bowls. Judy will guide the group through the upper dimensions to Earth’s crystalline grid where we will serve all beings by filling our own selves with divine love and then directing it back to Earth. This program is part of the Higher Balance commitment in service toward Peace for all Humans, Creatures and the Earth.

 

June Preview

Certification classes
Always available–

Rsvp for any class

Usui Reiki training (all levels)
For a description of all Usui Reiki levels, click here
Lightarian Reiki Certification (all levels)
Lightarian Ascension Bands
Lightarian AngelLinks
For a description of all Lightarian offerings, click   here

Meditation with Judy every Sunday, every month, 5-6 pm. (walk in)
A program to support your personal awakening
Free; Donations appreciated to support rent
NO CLASS SUNDAY JUNE 11

thereconnection

This high vibrational class expands your consciousness and brings to your body & heart a felt sense of divine love and light. First we expand our energy upwards to connect with divine Source, then we step it back down in a  particular way so we may embody that divine light and love within us. The class also  provides an opportunity for questions and sharing about meditation and its benefits, particularly during these times of integration and awakening. Judy offers comments and answers questions about our personal awakening . Meditation  is guided by Judy, followed by silence.

Spiritual Awakening Program
with heart and crown chakra activations
Thurs., June 1, 7-8:45 $20 Rsvp

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This evening is deeply peaceful, with brief sharing about our awakening process, a guided meditation to open our energy fields, and the high vibration of crown and heart chakra activations.  Much of the evening is in blissful silence with sacred background music.  This program is for anyone interested in accessing and sustaining higher consciousness. You will experience openness of the heart, freedom in the mind, and new levels of trust, gratitude and joy. You will be in union with the fullness of divine presence.  Come feel what it’s like to deeply let go into the beauty of present moment awareness…being with your true Self. At our meetings we can freely express and connect with like-hearted souls as we share in the powerful energy that provides expanded awareness.    “Amazing;” “Pure love!”

SoulCollage®
Sunday, June 4, 12:30-4 pm; $40  Rsvp

 Looking-up.web

Join us for an inspiring day with images! This is a simple and soulful collage process to express your many aspects of yourself.  Come for community and creativity for your soul! We use 5×8 mat boards and you select from hundreds of images to work with. Depict your passions, your “inner personalities,” your heart’s yearning, anything you love! Use metaphors, like doorways, winding paths, gateways, bridges, to illustrate your life’s journey.  Animals indicate strengths we have or want. A journaling process allows you to find the deeper meaning behind your creations. Five mat boards are supplied (more available for purchase), along with scissors, glue, and stacks of images (snacks, too!). Bring any images you want to work with, but there are many available for your use. View Judy’s SoulCollage® Gallery

 RYSE group energy clearing
Weds., June 8, 7-8:30 pm $20  Rsvp

RYSE.CIRCLE

Your energy system is very dynamic and can change quickly. Learn about the relationship between your mind, emotions and your energy field, and how each one can impact the other. This is Level 1 RYSE. A clear and open energy aligns your thoughts and feelings with your higher self. Everyone loves this group clearing. Levels 2-4, leading up to your initiation to your soul’s blueprint, may be received privately (see descriptions of RYSE)RYSE means Realizing Your Sublime Energies. It clears the chakras, aura, male/female balance and more. RYSE brings about your next level of harmony, health and wholeness. Expect to feel more peaceful, balanced, present and joyful. Before we begin Judy will offer a brief talk about what will occur during the healing.

Usui Reiki First Degree certification training:
Tues. & Wed. eves June 13 & 14, 7-8:45 pm   $150  Rsvp

reiki

Reiki is a simple way to bring beauty, peace and harmony to everything and everyone around us.  Learn about Reiki, how and why it works, the history of Reiki, the Reiki healing patterns, and how to give Reiki from a place of high vibrational alignment. You will  receive the First Degree Reiki attunements. Practice sessions with each other will help you feel and work with the Reiki energy. All are welcome. Judy will also discuss ways to attune to high vibrations to access and maintain love energy throughout your sessions, and how to work with intuition.

Mediumship Development Class
with psychic medium Katie Vandi
Thurs. June 15, 7-9 pm  $45 Rsvp


Everyone loves this class! Connect to the spirit world and your psychic self! Come join Katie Vandi for a beginner’s mediumship development group. We will be covering a variety of topics, as well as exercises to help you understand your own unique connection to spirit, and the world of energy. Topics will include: Your chakra system and energetic body; understanding the language of energy; the difference between mediumship and psychic information; meditation techniques to help make a connection to spirit; ethics and responsibilities of a medium. This is a great opportunity to learn, practice, and discover how energetic awareness and developing your intuition can change your life. Note: this class continues to meet, if the group is interested.

Shamanic Journey
Travel through the veils to receive messages and gifts
Fri, June 16, 7-8:45  $25 Rsvp

 Barn owl  drum

In this program you will enter a deep, spiritual experience in non-ordinary reality by meeting, greeting and traveling with your own personal power animals and guides. Shamanic journey is an altered state of awareness that is a powerful tool used for healing, spiritual guidance and assistance in our daily lives.
We will enter two journeys,  accompanied by the steady beat of a frame drum, which will bring you to an altered state of consciousness. The first journey will take you to the lower world, where you will connect or reconnect with your power animals and receive healing and/or messages.
The next journey will bring you to the upper world, your higher consciousness, to receive healing or guidance or a gift, and meet or reconnect with guides or angels or others from upper dimensions. Bring a journal if you have one, and a pen and  eye pillow or cloth to cover your eyes. You will be laying down for the journeys; yoga mats and blankets provided.

Color as a Portal to Insight
Saturday, June 17, 9-11 am
With Barb Ducharme $35 Rsvp 

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Drawing on the energy-filled colors the Aura-Soma® Colour Care system, we will consider the richness of information available in viewing ourselves through the lens of color.  Starting with basic chakra colors and expanding to include the full rainbow of color possibilities, learn about the symbolic meanings of your color choices and gain insight into your unique gifts and talents, deep inner resources for meeting life’s challenges, and what lies ahead in your relationships, career, personal and spiritual development, and more.  If time and the group size allows, each attendee will receive a mini-consultation during the workshop. Barb is a long-time student of personal development and well-being, including Life Energy Alignment Process, Dowsing, Aura-Soma®, and Labyrinths.

Yoga open class – check it out for $15
Monday, June 19, 6:45-8 pm
Rsvp required (limited space)

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Gentle – moderate yoga to open the heart, body, mind and spirit. Come check it out to see if you’d like to join the six-week series beginning Mondays June 26. Will include sound healing with crystal singing bowls, and an angel card circle.

Higher Balance peace mission through subtle activism
Healing for ourselves, others and Mother Earth
Thurs., June 22, 7-8:30 pm $15
  Rsvp


We can make a difference! Please join us! Bring friends! Reiki practitioners and anyone interesting in giving and receiving high vibrational healing is invited.
After a meditation to align us with the flow of divine love, we will gather around one or two bodywork tables and each of us will take a turn on the table for hands on healing. With several people offering energy to you, you will be fed with high divine vibrations very quickly. We take turns every ten minutes. Then we gather as a group to flow energy to various places around the planet, using ceremony, meditation and intentions. This program is part of the Higher Balance commitment in service toward Peace for all Humans, Creatures and the Earth.

Sunday, June 25, 9:30-11 AM $135 Rsvp
(also available by request)

Raphael

Have you ever wanted a stronger and more conscious connection to the angel realm? Join us for these beautiful attunements to the angel realm, and become a registered Lightarian AngelLinks™ facilitator, which will also allow you to pass on these beautiful attunements to others. The team you will be connected with includes Seraph (Rose Aura) and four archangels: Michael, Raphael, Uriel and Gabriel. The five infuse our energy fields with the angelic qualities they embody.
You may receive the AngelLinks in this group event. Or, you may receive them remotely (strongly beautiful either way).
For a full description of all Lightarian offerings, click here

Yoga and more – six week series
Mondays, June 26 – July 31    $90 for the series
Rsvp required (limited space)

yoga  

This is a gentle yoga class, with some moderate postures. Guided from a place of soul and spirit, expect to feel aligned, opened and refreshed. Classes usually end with an angel card circle and dark chocolate. Different experiences create other kinds of openings:  Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), crystal singing bowls, guided meditations, essential oils.

 

Reiki Second Degree Reiki Certification Training: two evenings
Tues. & Wed. June 28 & 29, 7 pm $275   
Rsvp

reiki

Second Degree Reiki provides you with tools to expand the power of Reiki using the traditional Usui Reiki symbols. These symbols are powerful and are used to enhance emotional healing, to increase the power of Reiki, and to use in distance healing. Now is the time for healing, harmony and service to ourselves, others and the planet. Reiki is a simple way to bring beauty, peace and harmony to everything and everyone around us.  You will receive the Reiki Second Degree attunements, which increase the power within you to access the lineage of Reiki energy. You will also practice the symbols on each other, and you will provide a distance healing session for someone.  Learn appropriate ways to use your intuition, and Judy’s excellent ways of staying aligned and clear while providing Reiki for someone. Anyone with First Degree certification is welcome to join this class.

 

July Preview

Certification classes
Always available–

Rsvp for any class

Usui Reiki training (all levels)
For a description of all Usui Reiki levels, click here
Lightarian Reiki Certification (all levels)
Lightarian Ascension Bands
Lightarian AngelLinks
For a description of all Lightarian offerings, click   here

Meditation with Judy every Sunday, every month, 5-6 pm. (walk in)
A program to support your personal awakening
Free; Donations appreciated to support rent

thereconnection

This high vibrational class expands your consciousness and brings to your body & heart a felt sense of divine love and light. First we expand our energy upwards to connect with divine Source, then we step it back down in a  particular way so we may embody that divine light and love within us. The class also  provides an opportunity for questions and sharing about meditation and its benefits, particularly during these times of integration and awakening. Judy offers comments and answers questions about our personal awakening . Meditation  is guided by Judy, followed by silence.

Spiritual Awakening Program
with heart and crown chakra activations
Thurs., June 1, 7-8:45 $20 Rsvp

_lotus

This evening is deeply peaceful, with brief sharing about our awakening process, a guided meditation to open our energy fields, and the high vibration of crown and heart chakra activations.  Much of the evening is in blissful silence with sacred background music.  This program is for anyone interested in accessing and sustaining higher consciousness. You will experience openness of the heart, freedom in the mind, and new levels of trust, gratitude and joy. You will be in union with the fullness of divine presence.  Come feel what it’s like to deeply let go into the beauty of present moment awareness…being with your true Self. At our meetings we can freely express and connect with like-hearted souls as we share in the powerful energy that provides expanded awareness.    “Amazing;” “Pure love!”  

SoulCollage®
Sunday, July 9, 12:30-4 pm; $40  Rsvp

 5th-dimensional-childweb

Join us for an inspiring day with images! This is a simple and soulful collage process to express your many aspects of yourself.  Come for community and creativity for your soul! We use 5×8 mat boards and you select from hundreds of images to work with. Depict your passions, your “inner personalities,” your heart’s yearning, anything you love! Use metaphors, like doorways, winding paths, gateways, bridges, to illustrate your life’s journey.  Animals indicate strengths we have or want. A journaling process allows you to find the deeper meaning behind your creations. Five mat boards are supplied (more available for purchase), along with scissors, glue, and stacks of images (snacks, too!). Bring any images you want to work with, but there are many available for your use. View Judy’s SoulCollage® Gallery

Spiritual Awakening Program
with heart and crown chakra activations
Wed., July 5, 7-8:45 $20 Rsvp

_lotus

This evening is deeply peaceful, with brief sharing about our awakening process, a guided meditation to open our energy fields, and the high vibration of crown and heart chakra activations.  Much of the evening is in blissful silence with sacred background music.  This program is for anyone interested in accessing and sustaining higher consciousness. You will experience openness of the heart, freedom in the mind, and new levels of trust, gratitude and joy. You will be in union with the fullness of divine presence.  Come feel what it’s like to deeply let go into the beauty of present moment awareness…being with your true Self. At our meetings we can freely express and connect with like-hearted souls as we share in the powerful energy that provides expanded awareness.    “Amazing;” “Pure love!”

 RYSE group energy clearing
Thurs., July 13, 7-8:30 pm $20  Rsvp

RYSE.CIRCLE

Your energy system is very dynamic and can change quickly. Learn about the relationship between your mind, emotions and your energy field, and how each one can impact the other. This is Level 1 RYSE. A clear and open energy aligns your thoughts and feelings with your higher self. Everyone loves this group clearing. Levels 2-4, leading up to your initiation to your soul’s blueprint, may be received privately (see descriptions of RYSE)RYSE means Realizing Your Sublime Energies. It clears the chakras, aura, male/female balance and more. RYSE brings about your next level of harmony, health and wholeness. Expect to feel more peaceful, balanced, present and joyful. Before we begin Judy will offer a brief talk about what will occur during the healing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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