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Meet the psychics, healers

The ongoing series, "Meet the Psychics, Meet the Healers," will return to the Minneapolis Learning Annex from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The event, hosted and created by psychic medium Jessalyn Devereaux, will help participants learn how to harness the healing power of their own intuition and introduce them to myriad forms of spiritual healing, including psychic, intuitive healing, hands-on healing, Reiki, chakra balancing, crystal healing, shamanic healing and much more.

The Learning Annex is located at 706 N. 1st St. in downtown Minneapolis. Registration is $49, or two people for $55, at The event is sponsored by New Paradigm Group, which is committed to bridging the gap between wisdom, health and healing in a system that works in today’s fast-paced world.

Future events include: "Mastering the Law of Attraction by Awakening your own Psychic Abilities," on Saturday, June 10; "Talking with the Other Side: How to connect with Spirit Guides, Angels & Ghosts," on Saturday, Sept. 23; and "The Book of Secrets: Exploring the mysteries of Magic, Synchronicity & Miracles," on Saturday, Nov. 11.

For more information, visit or call (651) 208-6452.

Living Abundantly workshop

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. – The public is invited to a unique "Living Abundantly from the Inside Out" workshop, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Unity Church in Golden Valley. Presenters will include Jeffry Jeanetta-Wark, MA, LICSW, Michael Obsatz, Ph.D. and Bryan D. Bertsch, BA, UTI.

Experience a simple meditation practice to harmonize your mind, body and spirit, discover how to emerge from a culture of shame, learn how to balance your beliefs and emotions using Thought Field Therapy, connect with your physical body through movement, enjoy a gourmet lunch with a local chef, and integrate all these tools to heal yourself in a deep way and learn to live abundantly in every aspect of your life.

"Participants will be transformed into being more, feeling more and loving more than ever before," Obsatz said.

Space is limited and early registration is suggested. The cost is $90 by April 15 and $99 after that time. Bring a friend and save: $150 for two. To register online, go to under announcements. To register by phone, call (612) 388-7667.

Healing, metaphysical expo

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The public is invited to the Courses for L.I.F.E. Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Dr.

Valerie Lis and Brenda Campbell produce such expos each spring and fall. This year, more than 30 exhibitors will be on hand with many health and wellness, spiritual and metaphysical products, stones and crystals, jewelry, intuitive readers and animal communications information. Courses for L.I.F.E. Expo will include a a Children’s Creativity Corner, door prizes and free workshops, featuring Cyndi Dale, Tina Johnson, Jennifer Salness, Valerie Lis, Kathryn Harwig, Dr. Larry Caldwell and The Intuitive Forum.

For more information, visit or

Healing fair

FRIDLEY, Minn. – A coming together of spirit, of experiencing sharing and growth, will take place Sunday, April 30 at the Mississippi Healing Fayre, located on the Mississippi River on the Reidel Estate at 5100 East River Road.

The fair is a collaborative celebration to provide windows of opportunity for the greater good. Participants are invited to take part by sharing a modality, sharing a story or performing a song. Or if participants have something beautiful to offer, they are invited to share your creations.The fair also is a forum for education, a resource for many to find direction for growth and healing. It is a celebration of divine intention.

There is no fee for participation. Those who are charging for their talents will be asked to make a contribution to cover the cost of the event. For more information, call (763) 229-5967 or e-mail [email protected].

Celtic Fires & the Divine Feminine

MINNETONKA, Minn. – "Beltane Fire & Feast," a seminar presented by Barbara A. Everett, will be presented by LightHouse Events from 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 30. This seminar will focus on the ritual of spring, long known in the British Isles as Beltane, the celebration of fullness of nature as it emerges from its winter slumber. In ancient texts, Beltane is described as a Fire Festival, when large bonfires were lit from hill to hill. Join participants in creating a fire ritual to insure the continuation of new life and fruitfulness. Following such a powerful ritual, there is always a feast – celebrating life with food and friendship.

The gathering will take place at the home of Elizabeth St. Angelo, 15126 Williston Lane, Minnetonka, MN 55345. The cost is $55. Participants are invited to bring a dish to share for the feast. Checks to Elizabeth St. Angelo are to be sent to her home address.

Barbara Everett founded Aquarian Light in Minneapolis, where she taught spiritual classes, officiated weddings, baptisms, and memorials and led sacred rituals, including full-moon meditations, solstice celebrations and spiritual retreats. She is an astrologer, numerologist, past-life therapist, healer and spiritual teacher. Currently living in Edmonds, Wash., she has mentored hundreds of women and men into various positions of leadership. Barbara will offer private Wisdom Readings on Monday, May 1, and Tuesday, May 2.

Call Elizabeth St. Angelo at (952) 935-9920 to confirm your registration for the seminar or to confirm a private appointment.

Order of Melchizedek

MINNEAPOLIS – Workshops and ordinations the Order of Melchizedek will be presented at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, 4401 Upton Ave. S., in Minneapolis.

Melchizedek ("King of Righteousness") is an ancient energy, dating from before Abram (Abraham). It is a service order dedicated to assisting the human condition, and teaching and healing a world in transition. Those ordained in the order believe there is one God, that we all come from that Source, and that Source is Unconditional Love. There is no doctrine in the Order other than to follow the Golden Rule – treating everyone equally with love and respect.

Those called for ordination are to arrive early to complete paper work. The workshop is mandatory for ordination. The cost is $150. For more information, call Jim at (612) 929-3822.

Drumming in community

EDINA, Minn. – Community drumming and healing is now taking place every Sunday morning, from 9-11 a.m. at The Center for Wholeness, 4506 Valley View Road, in Edina.

"Science tells us that nothing is really solid," explains organizer Karen Johnson. "All molecules and atoms are vibrating or moving. Even the table or computer keyboard that I am using vibrates at its most basic level. Solid things simply vibrate at a slower rate. Indeed the planet, Grandmother Earth, vibrates. That’s is why we drum.

"Drumming with frame drums, african drums, snare drums, drumming on a box or shaking rattles allows us to unite with the vibrations of Grandmother earth. When we join together, the parts become a whole and we become one with Grandmother Earth. This unity in purpose is a way to synchronize our hearts, our energies and intentions. This unity supports ritual, community, healing and wholeness. We drum to create community, to practice ritual and to unite our strength with that of Grandmother Earth."

Johnson says participants drum with intention.

"Intention is created when we approach Spirit with truth and with expectation," she says. "Our intentions are for personal clarity, healing for ourselves and others, for the children, the animals, in joy and for peace. We join together in unison drumming with a rhythm and freedom that unites us…sometimes drifting apart, but at all times united by a common beat. We do not drum for ecstasy, nor in anger, nor in abandon.

"When we drum, we also recognize the need to sing, to tone, to dance, to whistle and pray. We also use didgeridoos, finger harps, violins, rainsticks and flutes. When we drum, when we pray with the drum, Spirit can hear us."

For more information contact Karen Johnson at (763) 439-3104 or e-mail [email protected].

New Life Coaching/Wellness office

WAYZATA, Minn. – Two local life coaches, Chris Naylor and Bobbie Bridges, announced the opening of a coaching and wellness office called B-Better, located at 326 Broadway Ave. S. in Wayzata. B-Better offers professional life and business coaching, personal development workshops, Healing Touch bodywork, customized restorative yoga programs and other wellness services for large and small businesses, schools, non-profits or other organizations and individuals interested in having a balanced and more successful life.

"It’s possible to create an ideal life – one that brings you joy, passion, energy and purpose," Naylor said. "Our mission as coaches and wellness professionals is to help people increase their personal and professional success by guiding clients through their own process of self-discovery and goal setting. This allows them to architect a better way of being where they can live in alignment with their core values and live to their highest vision."

Bridges noted that one universal truth is that we each have the ability to make sweeping changes and create the life we want. "If you are ready to set goals, to get into action and to start living your life or creating new results," she said, "look into finding a qualified life coach."

Bridges and Naylor received their training through Coach U, an international coaching training and certification program. They are also members of the International Coach Federation, the National Association of Women in Business Owners, Healing Places and Spiritual Spaces, Healing Touch International and the Wayzata Chamber of Commerce.

For more information on coaching, workshops or speaking engagements, or to schedule a free introductory coaching session, call (612) 802-9137 or visit

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