Past Classes - 2017 and After

Event Date Description Presenter(s)
Embrace the Divine Feminine: Empower Your Mission and Life Purpose Rachel Mann, Ph.D. | Rev. Laura George. J.D. Divine Feminine
From Self-Awareness to Self-Realization: Seven Steps to Spiritual Freedom Shama Viola Seven Steps
Building the New World Reunion Sectors of Society
Building the New World Conference: Personal to Global Transformation       a
Spiritual Warrior Boot Camp I John Budd PP Banner
Spiritual Group Dynamics Anaconda Papaya group shot
New Year’s Mapping: Manifesting Your Goals in 2020 Vision Board
Skylight Dedication and Winter Solstice Ceremony New Skylight!
The Near-Death Experience: An Afternoon with Acclaimed Researcher P.M.H. Atwater P.M.H Atwater The Forever angels cover
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Healing Energy Healing
Discerning Truth in a Post-Truth World Valerie Tarico, Ph.D. | Rev. Laura George, J.D. | Yvette Ladd Truth
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Symbols and Synchronicity Synchronicity
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Art from the Heart heart
Eco-Spiritual Retreat: Unification of People & Planet Eco-Spiritual
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Past Life Regression Experience Past Life
Woman Warrior Retreat Cheri Honakala | Rachel Mann | Judy Seay Woman Warrior
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Soul Collage collage
Monthly Wisdom Circle: Numerology Numerology
Damanhur Past Life Workshop Shama Viola Damanhur
Peace Pentagon Women's March: Independence, VA Women's March
Armistice Day 100th Anniversary Workshop Rev. Laura M. George, J.D. | Eric Stetson | Eli Painted Crow Peace Congress Logo
Women’s Vision Quest Retreat Rev. Laura George, J.D. | Rev. Kathryn Ashera Rose Female Shaman
Breaking Into Your 5th Dimensional Self Maureen J. St. Germain Book
Summer of Peace: A World of Common Ground The Shift Network Logo
Original Caretakers Ceremonial Visit
MannaFest Annual Meeting Manna Leadership Team Manna
Gnostic Grace Circle Retreat and Ordination Meghan Don Meghan Don
Damanhur Past Life Workshop Shama Viola Damanhur Temple
Beyond Nationalism: The History & Future of the Peace Movement David Swanson | Glen T. Martin, PhD Earth Hands
Peaceful Relationships Retreat ~ Creating Inner Peace During Stressful Times ~ Bob Warner and Noel Marshall Peaceful Relationships
Mapping New Year's Resolutions Laura George Completed Map
Conscious Relationships Retreat Bob Warner and Noel Marshall Conscious Relationship Agreements

Buddhist Fire Puja

Fire Puja Class

Ngawang Jigdral Rinpoche

July 11, 2009

Near Death States

PMH Atwater

PMH Atwater

May 21, 2011

Damanhur Visits


Shama Viola
(and friends)


Polarity Management

Cliff Kayser

Cliff Kayser

June 14, 2009

Hatha Yoga

Sharon Ligler and Swarup Kurella

Sharon Ligler
Swarup Kurella

April 2, 2011

Introduction to Quakerism

Quaker Quilt

Dr. Patricia Williams

July 12, 2008

Compassionate Choices for the Terminally Ill

Compassion and choicest

Wava Osborne

April 26. 2015

Selected Past Classes - Prior to 2017

Class Description Instructor(s) Date
A Brilliant Matrix: Religious States and Stages Joran Slane Oppelt 04/30/2016
Corrective History & Wisdom Tales Rev. Robert "Zack" Zachary 03/12/2016
New Year's Mapping: Manifesting Your Goals in 2016 Rev. Laura M. Georg, JD 01/16/2016
Wayshowers in the A.R.E. Tradition Jay Hurley, Jaycea Thompson
Maureen Kelley, Laurel Snyder
One Heart Homecoming Fall Festival: The Electrifying Power of Male - Female Balance (entire weekend) Full Slate of Speakers 09/12/2015
Community Singing: Sowing Seeds of Harmony Anahata Community 03/14/2015
The Last Sermon: Messages of Jesus Revisited Kirk Abner 11/21/2015
Compassionate Choices for the Terminally Ill Wava Osborne 04/25/2015
Gnosticism in the New River Valley (throughout 2015) Brooke Wood Various
Damanhur - Soul Structures Shama Viola 08/05/2014
Damanhur - Sustainability and Spirituality: How to Build Community Shama Viola 08/06/2014
Damanhur Comes to Marion Shama Viola 08/07/2014
Dinner With Damanhur Shama Viola 08/08/2014
Damanhur - Atlantis & Ancient Civilizations Shama Viola 08/09/2014
Oracle Movie Night: "Tapped" Rev. Laura George, J.D. 06/28/14
Goddesses in Every Woman Wendy Oke 10/18/2014
Islam and Christianity - Exploring Common Ground Katherine Kennedy 08/23/2014
Sacred Geometry Dr. Robert Martin 06/14/2014
Gnosticism in the New River Valley - 2014 Brooke Wood Various
Athena Power: A Self Defense Class for Women Cody Meissner 05/17/2014
Dream Catcher Workshop: Yankton Sioux Tribe Tradition Mark Clampett 07/19/2014
An Intro and Discussion of Reiki Joan Sunday 04/26/2014
The Christian Kabbalah: Gnosis and the Tree of Life Brooke Wood 03/22/2014
Dinner With Damanhur Shama Viola 10/18/2013
Damanhur Comes to Winston-Salem Shama Viola 10/17/2013
Philosophy & Civil disobedience: An Historical Examination August Lageman, Ph.D. 11/09/2013
New Year’s Mapping: Manifesting Your Goals in 2014 Rev Laura M. George, J.D. 01/04/2014
Damanhur - Self Discovery Workshop Shama Viola 10/21/2013
Spiritual Art - Expressing Auras and Artistry Donna Montgomery 08/17/2013
One Heart Homecoming 2014 - Journey into the Heart (entire weekend) Full Slate of Speakers 09/06/2014
Bill McKibben: Do the Math Movie Rev. Laura M. George, J.D. 04/21/2013
Mickey Finn Returns!! A Picnic and Benefit Concert for the Peace Pentagon Fred "Mickey" Finn 07/27/2013
Introduction to Hinduism Dr. Jayantilal Mehta 06/08/2013
New Year’s Mapping: Manifesting Your Goals in 2013 Rev. Laura M. George, J.D. 01/12/2013
Damanhur is Back - 2013 (entire week) Shama Viola 10/19/2013
An Introduction to Islam Taneem Aziz 03/09/2013
Listen to the Quiet: A Walking Meditation at the New River Grace Wood, M.S. 10/13/2012
The Order of Melchizedek Robert Martin, Ph.D. 05/18/2013
Cosmic Comedy with Swami Beyondananda Steve Baherman 09/20/2012
Medals and Scars: A Soldiers Perspective on War Don Hill 07/21/2012
Peace Begins at Home Candace Coffin, M.S.W. 06/30/2012
Psychic & Spiritual Development Reverend Lowell Smith 05/19/2012
Abraham and Melchizedek: And Other Mysteries of the Old Testament Reverend Robert Martin, Ph.D. 04/21/2012
Damanhur - Past Life Workshop Shama Viola 08/29/2011
The Evolutionary Aspects of Near-Death States PMH Atwater 05/21/2011
The Yoga: Of Social Change Michelle Muttart 04/02/2011
Damanhur - 2010 (three days) Crotalo Sesamo 10/15/2010
Basics of Astrology June Collier 06/23/2010
Shape Note Singing Gary Poe 04/24/2010
New Consciousness for a New Millennium Reverend Lowell Smith 12/05/2009
Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma Ritual Fire Offering Ngawang Jigdral Rinpoche 07/11/2009
Polarity Management W. “Cliff” Kayser 06/14/2009
Mayan Calendar Glenn Mingo 05/03/2009
Balancing Brain Waves Rodrigo Vacaflor 03/15/2009
Food & the Mind, Body, Spirit Connection Gretchen Gates 02/08/2009
Native American Spirituality Class Pete Beebe 10/4/2008
Quakerism Class Dr. Patricia Williams 07/12/2008
Gnosticism Class Brooke Wood 08/23/2008
Islam Class Jim Disbrow 06/14/2008
Christianity Class Reverend Lowell Smith 05/17/2008
Damanhur in Independence Crotalo Sesamo 04/30/2008
Buddhism in the 21st Century Dragpa Gyaltsen 04/06/2008
DAMANHUR - An Eco-Community Workshop Several 05/01/2008
Judaism in the 21st Century Rabbi David Shneyer 03/16/2008
Hinduism in the 21st Century Swarup Kurella 02/23/2008
The Seven Rules of Any Good Religion Laura George 01/26/2008
Identifying Your Life Purpose Through Guided Meditation Reverend Lowell K. Smith 12/02/2007
Personal Peace & The Paradigm of Joy Carol Fitzpatrick 07/07/2007
The Anunnaki Dr. Robert Martin 04/22/2007
Intuition II - Expanding Sensory Perception Penney Kelly 04/28/2007
Past Life Regression Pat Bernasconi 03/31/2007
Intuition I Penny Kelly 02/10/2007
The Order of Melchizedek Robert Martin, Ph. D. 01/20/2007

Christian Kabbalah

Tree of Life

Brooke Wood

March 22, 2014

Cosmic Comedy

Swami Beyonandonda

Steve Bhaerman
(Swami Beyondandonda)

September 20, 2012


Peace Begins at Home

Peace, Baby!

Candice Coffin

June 30, 2012

Shape Singing


Gary Poe

April 24, 2010

Introduction to Islam


Taneem Aziz

May 9, 2013


Ancient Order of Melchizedek


Dr. Robert Martin