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Spiritual study options

These options include both degree and non-degree opportunities for structured spiritual study.

Correspondence study  top^

Arcane School

Provides training for new age discipleship based on the Ageless Wisdom.
Lucis Trust website, linked 08/16
http://www.lucistrust.org/en/arcane_school

School for Esoteric Studies

Provides a structured sequence of correspondence courses to help students prepare themselves for discipleship through meditation training, study and service. The work is non-sectarian, based on the Ageless Wisdom books by the Tibetan and Alice A. Bailey, and includes commentary on student papers.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.esotericstudies.net/

Degree and certificate programs  top^

Authentic Leadership Centre

Offering: Authentic Leadership Program 1.0, Authentic Leadership Program 2.0, Mindful Workplace Series, Summer Leadership Intensive and the Foundations Program.
Naropa U website, linked 08/16
http://www.naropa.edu/academics/alc/index.php

Center for Sacred Studies Ministry of Prayer

Provides training to become a Minister of Prayer, based on the teachings of the "Original Peoples" who relate to the world by "listening" to the world around them with everything considered an expression of Spirit and who live life as a "walking prayer."
Center for Sacred Studies website, linked 08/16
http://www.cssministryofprayer.org/ministry.html

Center for Spirituality and Health, University of Florida

Offering: 1. interdisciplinary "for credit" courses at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels; 2. relevant curricular tracks; 3. seminars about research and scholarship are at the interface of spirituality, biomedical science and health; 4. an annual "Distinguished Leadership in Spirituality and Health" lectureship; 5. community-wide educational programs and workshops; 6. research projects and programs that focus on the interface between religious traditions, spirituality and health; 7. interdisciplinary discussion groups and journal club; 8. retreats and parallel activities led by students.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.ufspiritualityandhealth.org/default.asp

Christ College of Trans-Himalayan Wisdom

Located in Akaroa, NZ, a school of philosophy in the tradition of the mystery schools with a particular focus on esoteric psychology and astrology that provides certificate and masters' degree programs based on the study of the Ageless Wisdom teachings which are the accumulated wisdom.
AM Directory website, linked 08/16
http://www.meditation.org.nz/christ_college_of_trans-himalayan_wisdom

College of Metaphysical Studies

Located in Clearwater, FL, CMS has been providing metaphysical and spiritual education since 1986.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.cms.edu/home.html

Meridian University, CA

An integrated curriculum focuses on personal and cultural transformation within organizations, communities, and societies so as to transform the professions of psychology, business, and education.
Website, linked 08/16
http://meridianuniversity.edu

New School at Commonweal, The

The New School is part of Commonweal, a health, environmental and educational center in Bolinas, California. Commonweal has twelve major programs, each recognized at a state, national, or international level.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.commonweal.org/new-school/about-tns.html

School of the New Spirituality

Provides graduate degrees in Spirituality as well as a range of programs for adults and children reflecting the "Conversations with God" core concepts of holistic living and a "Civil Rights Movement of the Soul."
Website, linked 08/16
http://cwgforparents.com/

Spiritual Paths Programs

Spiritual Paths offers various programs and classes including an InterSpiritual Mentor Training program.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.spiritualpaths.net/short-programs/

WMEA St. Sergius University and Seminary

An online college for transformational studies and living ethics that provides students with training and certification as teachers of the Ageless Wisdom as well as seminary training and ordination.
WMEA website, linked 08/16
http://stsergius.sharepointsite.net/default.aspx

Online or email discussion groups  top^

Illumination University

An online global learning-center and gathering-place for those who cherish lifelong learning about spirituality and personal transformation and who learn best through up-close experiential seminars.
Gaia website, linked 08/16
http://www.gaiailluminationuniversity.com/

Living Ethics Forum

An e-mail forum facilitated by White Mountain Education Association that discusses the teachings of Helena & Nicholas Roerich and the Agni Yoga Series "Living Ethics."
WMEA website, linked 08/16
http://www.wmea-world.org/b_forum.html

Makara

An entry to a range of online study groups, as well as an archive for Ageless Wisdom with an emphasis upon cosmology, the Seven Rays, and esoteric astrological teachings of A. A. Bailey, H. P. Blavatsky, and other classics.
Makara website, linked 08/16
http://www.makara.us/

Mastering Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now

FREE online course presented by Bill Harris and Centerpointe Research Institute, comprised of seven weekly 60 to 90 minute audio lessons.
Centerpointe Research Institute Website, linked 08/16
http://www.masteringthepowerofnow.com/?s=g&gclid=COne-NadsZUCFQhJagod0UMojw

Residential study  top^

Exploring World Religions

Encounter is an educational organization that promotes greater religious literacy and celebrates religious diversity. Our emphasis is to blend academic and experiential learning that brings people into contact with what Encounter terms the four P's of the world religions: people, places, practices and philosophies.
Website, linked 08/16
http://cms.worldreligions.ca/index.php/what-we-do/exploring-course

Hummingbird Living School

Hummingbird Living School, an intentional community, is a project of Global Family. The purpose of GF is to support a shift in consciousness from separation and fear to unity, love and cooperation. The programs range from a weekend training to year-long courses of study.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.hummingbirdlivingschool.org/

Maitri Breathwork

Study based on a technique for accessing altered states of consciousness to aid in spiritual development and healing and for integrating the discoveries made while in these states into our everyday lives, using a combination of deep breathing practices, evocative music and healing touch. (Scroll down on site)
CSS website, Jeneane Prevatt (Jyoti) & Russell Park, linked 08/16
http://centerforsacredstudies.org/fb/programs/

Pari Center for New Learning

Dedicated to fostering an interdisciplinary approach linking science, the arts, ethics, and spirituality with particular emphasis on the principle of "the spirit of place."
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.paricenter.com/

Spirit Fire Meditative Retreat Center

An experiential learning environment educating people in consciousness and offering programs that are designed to expand participants into their full potential as spiritual beings.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.spiritfireretreatcenter.com/

Spiritual Deepening: Living from Purpose and Soul

To be held Nov 14-Dec 11, 2016 at Findhorn Foundation, Moray, Scotland. Spiritual Deepening is a 4-week journey to engage with the depth of your own inner knowing.
Website, linkied 08/16
http://www.findhorn.org/programmes/55/#.VSAunGdra70

Stargate

A 10-month study program on Non-Ordinary States of Conciousness, composed of five weekend workshops to help people become conscious individuals in their creation and using tools from many traditions.
Mothersgrace.com website, linked 08/16
http://centerforsacredstudies.org/mystery-school/

Wyse International

WYSE International is an educational charity that specializes in values and leadership education for young people.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.wyse-ngo.org

Spirituality workshops  top^

Angels' Rest and Retreat Center

A center in Leyden, MA, USA that specializes in renting the entire facility to groups for spiritual and corporate retreats, personal growth workshops, family gatherings and wellness vacations.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.angelsrestretreat.com/

Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Located in the midst of the world famous La Costa Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA, USA, and founded by Deepak Chopra and David Simon, the Center focuses on enhancing health and nourishing the human spirit.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.chopra.com/

CMED Institute

Caroline Myss Education Institute offers seminars in the field of spirituality and human consciousness research.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.myss.com/CMED/home/

Findhorn Foundation Workshop and Events Calendar

Workshops and events calendar taking place at Findhorn Foundation, a spiritual community, education centre, and ecovillage.
Website, linked 08/16
https://www.findhorn.org/workshops/calendar/

Institute for the Advancement of Service

A volunteer, nonprofit, educational and nonsectarian spiritual community dedicated to soul development, leadership, and community service, which offers trainings in leadership, organizational design, and group process for individuals and organizations, as well as courses and workshops, and independent studies in psycho-spiritual development.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.ias-online.org/

International Institute for Transformation

Provides retreats, study groups, workshops, and walking pilgrimages to help persons become conscious creators who work with the spiritual laws that govern our world and to create ongoing communities for transformation.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.iitransform.com/

Monroe Institute

An educational and research organization in Faber, VA, USA dedicated to the exploration of human consciousness, and internationally known for its work with audio sound patterns that can have dramatic effects on states of consciousness.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.monroeinstitute.org/

Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness

Teaches Soul Transcendence, or becoming aware of yourself as a Soul and as one with God not as a theory but as a living reality as well as how to to incorporate spirituality into your everyday life.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.msia.org/

Omega, Awakening the Best in the Human Spirit

A pioneer in exploring, teaching, and embracing new ideas, focusing on health and wellness, personal spiritual growth, and self-awareness.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.eomega.org/

One Spirit Learning Alliance

Provides the general public a variety of classes, workshops and events for individuals seeking to further their personal and spiritual growth, while becoming more skillful in all areas of life.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.onespiritinterfaith.org/

Order of Archangel Michael

An interfaith and non-denominational group of individuals—open to anyone who feels the call to participate. Opportunities to join are posted when the date is set, and these gatherings include a channeling, an initiation and an activation or opening of the crown and brow chakras to the energies of Archangel Michael.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.orderofmichael.com/aboutus.html

Sacred Wisdom Centre

Sacred Wisdom Centre is an organization created to bring affordable experiences of exceptional calibre in the arts, in the wisdom traditions and in the fields of emerging consciousness. Presenters chosen provide examples of embodied courage and seasoned experience that address the unspoken longing in each of us for wisdom that respects the sacred.
Website, lined 08/16
http://www.sacredwisdomcentre.com/aboutus.html

Spiritual Directors International

A learning community committed to advancing spiritual direction around the world.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.sdiworld.org/

Transforming Our Journey to Be Conscious Elders

To be held Sept 7-11, 2016 in Three Rivers, MI, USA. A 5-day workshop that includes learning from and supporting each other in a loving, respectful community as well as in private reflection
Fetzer Inst. website, linked 08/16
http://fetzer.org/events/transforming-our-journey-be-conscious-elders

More information can be found at Service Growth - http://servicegrowth.net/
Wednesday, September 20, 2017