Be the Change Conference

 

Holistic Fair                                 Be The Change

 Be The Change…Austin 2012

 October 5th-7th, 2012

 

Unity Church of the Hills, 9905 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, Texas

Connect                   Be Inspired                Live Your Truth

…change begins with you!

“Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi

You are invited to an inspirational weekend of self discovery, with bestselling authors and spiritual teachers on the beautiful 14 acre campus of Unity Church of the Hills in Austin, Texas!

Friday evening’s firewalk, led by author HeatherAsh Amara, sets the tone for the weekend by shattering old ways of thinking and stepping into new thought patterns.  Visit the onsite Holistic Fair both Friday and Saturday.  On  Saturday morning we will continue our inner exploration with a keynote teaching from don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., presenting the themes of his upcoming book, The Five Levels of Attachment, Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World.   

Our Saturday afternoon breakout sessions will give you a variety of speakers and topics to explore, from learning how to connect with your angels and spirit guides, communicate with your pets, improve your relationships, and clear your internal space, these are the sessions you don’t want to miss!

Saturday night we will be joined by the legendary Gregg Braden for an inspirational evening and a discussion of the synthesis of science and spirituality. 

And on Sunday, we have saved the best for last, as our afternoon workshop intensives by our bestselling authors and teachers will challenge you to “Be The Change You Wish to See in the World.” 

Meet these speakers in person:

Gregg Braden

don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

HeatherAsh Amara 

Sunny Dawn Johnston

Randy Davila

Asia Voight

       Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Linda Martella-Whitsett

Firewalk

 

 Jacob Nordby 

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Weekend Schedule of Events 


Friday, October 5th

6:00pm- Doors Open & Holistic Fair begins!

7:00pm- HeatherAsh Amara- Keynote Welcome, Firewalk Training and Firewalk!

  • Meet fellow attendees and many presenters such as don Miguel Ruiz Jr., Sunny Dawn Johnston, Randy Davila, Asia Voight & Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Saturday, October 6th

9:00am- Doors Open- Music by Kris Voelker & Holistic Fair opens

10:00am-11:45am-  don Miguel Ruiz Jr.- Keynote Lecture on The Five Levels of Attachment, Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World 

11:45am-1pm- Lunch

  • On-site lunch will be available for purchase

1:00pm-2:30pm- Breakout Session A

  • Choose your experience by attending one of many breakout sessions our presenters will be guiding. Sunny Dawn Johnston, HeatherAsh Amara, Randy Davila, Asia Voight, Stephanie Bennett Vogt and Linda Martella-Whitsett

3:00pm- Breakout Session B

  • Missed a presenter’s break out during Session A?  Catch them for an encore in Session B! Sunny Dawn Johnston, HeatherAsh Amara, Randy Davila, Asia Voight, Stephanie Bennett Vogt, Jacob Nordby

4:30pm- Dinner Break

  • Dinner off-site

6:00pm- Doors Re-open, Music by Kris Voelker, Soul Musician

7:00pm-9:00pm- Gregg Braden- Keynote Lecture 

9:00pm-9:45pm Book signing with Gregg Braden

Sunday, October 7th

2:00-6:00pm Workshop Intensives with the following presenters

  • don Miguel Ruiz Jr. & Heather Ash Amara
  • Sunny Dawn Johnston
  • Asia Voight
  • Stephanie Bennett Vogt

 

 

 

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Gregg Braden

Gregg Braden

Saturday, 7pm-9pm 

Keynote Lecture

Book Signing


 

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING author GREGG BRADEN is internationally renowned as a pioneer in bridging science and spirituality.

To date, Gregg’s discoveries have led to such paradigm-shattering books as: The Isaiah EffectThe God CodeThe Divine Matrix, and Fractal Time: The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age, which debuted at #5 on the New York Times bestseller list two weeks after its release. Deep Truth is the newest book by Gregg Braden.

Today Gregg’s work is published in 17 languages and 33 countries and shows us beyond any reasonable doubt that the key to our future lies in the wisdom of our past.

Saturday Night Keynote

Living On the Edge: Finding Calm at the Core of the World’s Perfect Storm

A new world has arrived and life, as we’ve known it in the past, has changed forever!

The question is no longer when a great shift will occur. The question now is where are the changes leading, what can we realistically expect, and what does it all mean for us—our families, our communities, our lives?

Through a powerful synthesis of easy-to-understand science and the wisdom traditions of the past, this multi-media program explores the triggers underlying the present cycle of global, and personal, change. Gregg then describes how new discoveries hold the key to life-affirming shifts that we can make in our personal lives, as well as collectively in our families, communities, and between nations. This program is an in-depth wake up call to the unsustainable systems of everyday life. It’s also a vehicle to identify the discoveries that give new meaning, and new hope, for the positive new world that is emerging before our eyes!

 

 “Brilliant and insightful.  I see Gregg Braden as one of our great visionaries.”  ~Dr. Wayne Dyer, author of The Power of Intention

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HeatherAsh Amara

 

HeatherAsh Amara

 Firewalk       

HeatherAsh Amara

Presentation Times

Friday, 7pm-9:30pmKeynote and Firewalk Training  

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30pm: Breakout Session

Sunday, 2pm-6pm- Intensive Workshop, with don Miguel Ruiz Jr.


 

HeatherAsh Amara weaves the most powerful practices of shamanic traditions to support each individual in the manifestation of their highest potential.  She has facilitated hundreds of workshops and firewalks over the past fifteen years. She is the author of The TolTec Path of Transformation, Sacred Time Management, and Toltec Tarot.

Be The Change Firewalk

One of the first things we learn is that fire burns. 

When you first see someone walk on fire, or you walk yourself, this fundamental law shatters. And suddenly the world new, full of possibilities.

If it wasn’t true that fire burns all the time, what else that you have been telling yourself might also not be true? This is the gift and lesson of firewalking: by challenging our beliefs we open up our perspective and begin to take responsibility for creating something more expanded and powerful with our lives. We step into being the change we want to see in the world.

Saturday Breakout Sessions

HeatherAsh’s breakout sessions on Saturday will focus on her book The Toltec Path of Transformation, and teach participants  how to live a centered life, even in the midst of change. Whether you are changing careers, starting a new relationship, facing a major shift in your health, or taking the next step on your inner journey, this workshop will give you concrete tools for creating a new, stable structure to allow you to remain balanced and in your center.

Sunday Workshop Intensive

HeatherAsh will co-teach a Sunday intensive with don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., entitled Going Deeper with Toltec Wisdom: Daily Practices to Change Your Life.

          

 

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don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

 

 

don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

Saturday, 10am-11:45am-

Keynote Lecture: The 5 Levels of Attachment, Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World  

Sunday, 2pm-6pm-

Intensive Workshop, with HeatherAsh Amara


 

Miguel Jr. has taken the lessons of his father and grandmother and discovered his own personal freedom. After decades of training, Miguel Jr. is now ready to share everything he has learned. As a Nagual, he now helps others achieve their own personal freedom.

Saturday Morning Keynote- The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World

Awareness opens and closes like a flower, and our attachment to knowledge has an impact on how we begin to narrow the awareness of our full potential.  The first step of letting go of our own attachments, especially the ones that stop us from accepting who we are, is to become aware of them and accepting them as our truth at that moment. The Five Levels of Attachment are a quick reference guide by which we can become aware of our attachments in that moment of realization, thus regaining our will and begin to let go, finding clarity by choice. 

Sunday Afternoon Intensive

don Miguel will co-teach a Sunday intensive with HeatherAsh Amara entitled Going Deeper with Toltec Wisdom: Daily Practices to Change Your Life.

 

 

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Sunny Dawn Johnston

 

Sunny Dawn Johnston

 

 Sunny Dawn Johnston

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30pm:

Breakout Session- Invoking Love, Light, and Joy Through Your Angels and Guides 

Sunday, 2pm-6pm:

Intensive Workshop- Invoking the Archangels to Heal Your Body, Mind and Soul


 

Sunny Dawn Johnston is a gentle, loving and supportive inspirational teacher, motivational speaker, psychic medium, and author of the bestselling book, Invoking the Archangels: A Nine Step Process to Heal Your Body, Mind, and Soul.

Sunny has helped thousands of people across the country find their personal spiritual connection, recognize and “own” their natural spiritual gifts, and listen to their inner truth.

Saturday Breakout Sessions

In this enlightening, entertaining and experiential workshop, Sunny leads you on a journey of self- discovery and healing. Through her own inspirational life story, Sunny will teach you how to embrace your current situation, empower your inner being and move from the fear you have been experiencing to the joy that is your birthright! Sunny will help you to explore and identify the emotional and physical resistance that keeps you from creating and allowing your heart’s greatest desires.

 

 

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Sunday Afternoon Intensive

In this workshop, Sunny will share with you a process she has created that uses the energy of the 7 Archangels to heal the heart from the inside out. This process can be used for relationships, addictions, self-esteem issues, disease, etc. She will teach you how to invoke the power of the Archangels to help transform your heart from a state of fear to a realization of the love that always exists within. Through a series of meditations, visualizations, music with soul musician Kris Voelker and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to become aware of this unconditional loving energy that is surrounding and supporting you in all ways.

You will also learn:
• Simple steps for grounding and connecting with spirit
• Your strongest intuitive ability (Clairvoyance, Claircognizance, Clairsentience or Clairaudience)
• Who the Archangels are, what their qualities are and how to connect with them to receive divine healing, love, forgiveness and support
• How to interpret the messages that your Angels are sending you
• Guided meditation techniques to open the communication between your physical world and the spirit world

This will be a full day of learning to consciously open yourself up to your Archangels to receive the love and healing that you deserve and to share it with those around you. 



 

Randy Davila

 

Randy Davila

Randy Davila

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30  

Breakout Session: Pearls of Wisdom Authors’ Panel led by Randy Davila


 

 

Randy Davila is the President of Hampton Roads Publishing Company and Hierophant Publishing, the author of The Gnostic Mystery, and a contributing author in the Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Inspirational Ideas to Live Your Best Life Now.

Saturday Breakout Session

On Saturday from 1-2:30 and from 3-4:30 pm, Randy will be leading an inspirational teaching session with other contributing authors in Pearls of Wisdom book. Participants will leave with a plethora of self help and spiritual tools to make an immediate impact on their lives.

 

 

 

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Asia Voight

 

 

Asia Voight

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30pm

Breakout Session: Talk With Your Animals & Heal Your Heart  

Sunday, 2pm-6pm-

Intensive Workshop: Spiritually Unite With Your Animals


 

 

As an animal communicator, intuitive and life guide, Asia offers her expertise by acting as a mediator between animals and their humans.   After suffering through a horrible car wreck, it was Asia’s connection with animals that helped her through her physical recovery, and it is this connection that she fosters between pets and their owners in her work.

Saturday Breakout Session

In the Saturday afternoon sessions, “Talk with Your Animals & Heal Your Heart”, participants will learn the following: 

  • Asia will briefly describe of her journey to connecting with animals
  • Asia will share her 4-Part Path to Communicating with Animals

 

 

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Sunday Workshop Intensive

Asia’s Mini-Animal Communication Class, “Spiritually Unite with Your Animals”, will be held on Sunday afternoon and she will share the following:

  • Audience members will learn key ways to increase telepathic connections with animals
  • Teach participants how to feel their own energy field, feel others’ in the audience and read and find the messages in the energy
  • How to use this energy to hear animals
  • How to find an inner peaceful starting place for greater animal connection
  • How do discover your animals’ “Petsonality”
  • “Becoming One” guided meditation to communicate with their animal companions and completely unite with them
  • Detailed feedback and supportive listening during sharing times with participants
  • Live Audience Readings

 


 

 

 

 

Stephanie Bennett Vogt

  Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4:30pm

Breakout Session- Your Spacious Self: Clearing The Clutter of Life  

Sunday, 2pm-6pm

Intensive Workshop- Your Spacious Self: Deep Clearing Spiritual Spa Treatment


 

Stephanie Bennett Vogt is the author of Your Spacious Self: Clear Your Clutter and Discover Who You Are. As one of New England’s leading space clearing experts, she brings over 35 years of experience to SpaceClear, the teaching and consulting practice she founded in 1996 helping homes and people come into balance. Stephanie teaches her inspirational clearing programs at centers worldwide including Kripalu and the New England School of Feng Shui, and shares her unique perspectives on simplifying, personal reinvention, and letting go as a course contributor for DailyOM and a columnist for the Huffington Post.

 Most of us do too much, or have more possessions than we need or use. Or both. With our lives caught in an overwhelming swirl of attachments, worry, and endless, mechanical “doing,” our minds become fuzzy on what stays and what goes, what matters and what doesn’t. It is in our nature to experience clarity all the time, yet we continually lose focus, get off balance, and forget how. Let Stephanie Bennett Vogt show you how to reconnect with Your Spacious Self.

Saturday Breakout Session:

In Stephanie’s Breakout Session, you will:

  • Find out how clearing even just one toothpick every day promotes well-being and lasting change.
  • Discover how quieting the noisy mind magically reduces the clutter in your home.
  • Clear any thing or thought by adopting the four S’s: Slow Down, Simplify, Sense, Self-Care.
  • Learn simple clearing practices you can do in one minute or less.

Experience the “yummy” side of clearing and the true meaning of lightening up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday Workshop Intensive

Stephanie’s longer workshop teaches a simple technique to clear any thing, thought, or attachment that gets in the way of experiencing your best life.  Clearing at such deep levels is like a spiritual “spa treatment” which can result in your feeling unburdened, sparkly, and clear!

Blaze a pathway to your spacious life by clearing…

    • Attachments to things, thoughts, people, and outcomes;
    • Emotions that negatively affect you and your living spaces;
    • Resisting patterns and difficult situations that keep you, your friends, or your clients stuck and unable to move forward;
    • Relationships from the past and the present that are unresolved, unsupportive, or painful;
    • Limiting beliefs that get in the way of realizing your best life;
    • Collective issues and environmental disturbances that affect the wider community and world at large.

 

 


Linda Martella-Whitsett

Linda Martella-Whitsett

Saturday, 1pm-2:30pm

Breakout Session: Claim Your Spiritual Authority


Saturday Breakout Session A

Many spiritual students utilize affirmations in order to change their thinking from negativity to positivity. Too often, affirmations are wielded like lucky charms. Linda cuts through the confusion and misunderstanding about affirmations, but first… teaches an often left-out practice called “denial” or “release.” Linda provides compelling instruction in:

  • Releasing false beliefs as an essential precursor to affirmation
  • Clarifying what affirmation is and what it is not
  • Practicing crafting potent words of denial and affirmation
  • Utilizing Linda’s “Denial and Affirmation worksheet” in prayer practice

 

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 Winner of The 2011 Best Spiritual Author competition, Linda Martella-Whitsett is an inspiring, respected Unity minister and spiritual teacher.  Linda’s message about our Divine Identity inspires people across cultures and faith traditions to meet life’s circumstances with spiritual maturity.  Linda is the senior minister at Unity Church of San Antonio and a mentor for emerging leaders in New Thought.    Linda is the author of How to Pray Without Talking to God: Moment by Moment, Choice by Choice

 

 

Jacob Nordby

Saturday, 3pm-4:30pm

Breakout Session-

 Fully Awake, Fully Human: Be the Gift the World Needs


Are you willing to lead the way to a new Earth? 
Are you willing to be a catalyst for the Shift? 
Are you willing to bring forth your finest gifts and embrace your own true power?

After a dramatic experience of personal awakening, Jacob was infused with the revelation that living awake is what the world is asking of everyone living today.

In this workshop, he offers practical, down-to-earth guidance about:

  • Why we are living in an age of inevitable, rapid shift.
  • How to release old stories and beliefs that awakening is only for monks or the chosen few.
  • How to connect with the power of Who We Really Are.
  • How your awakened, beautiful Self living in this world is exactly what is needed now.
  • How to be the change every day while embracing the human experience.

Join him for this breakout session and experience yourself through exercises designed to help you be an agent of loving change.

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Jacob Nordby is an author and speaker whose mission in life is to share the message of awakening and conscious evolution for all.

His work is featured in:

“The Divine Arsonist: A Tale of Awakening” a newly-released spiritual novel.

“Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Inspirational Ideas to Live Your Best Life Now”– with Jack Canfield, Randy Davila, and other inspired authors

“The Thought That Changed My Life”– with Dr. Bernie M. Siegel, Dr. Christian Guenette and more (to be released Fall 2012)

He is a contributor to The Elephant Journal and other online magazines.