LILY DALE - John White, teacher of the spiritual sciences for more than 35 years, will hold a special workshop event Aug. 31 through Sept. 2, during the final full week of Lily Dale's summer season.
The workshop sessions, which include a cost, are as follows:
"Getting in Touch with Your Sacred Self", 7 to 10 p.m., Aug. 31, $65;
"Awaken the Gifts of Mediumship", 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sept. 1, $65;
"Past, Present and Future Lives", 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 1, $65;
"Developing Your Dream Body", 8 to 10 a.m., Sept. 2, $45;
"Energy Medicine and the Medical Intuitive Mind", 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sept. 2, $65.
The entire series of workshops will cost $270.
White travels throughout American and Canada teaching various spiritual topics. He has been featured on the Discovery Channel, the Vision Channel and had been a host of "Journey of Light," a television show that previously aired in Canada. He is the co-founder and current vice president of the Spiritual Science Fellowship in Montreal. He is a practicing medium and intuitive counselor.
A special night of entertainment is planned for Sept. 1 at 8:15 p.m. in the auditorium to support the Lily Dale Endowment Fund. Donating to the fund affords helps Lily Dale maintain its historic buildings and grounds. All contributions are tax-deductible.
To contribute to the fund, send mailing a check or money order to: The Lily Dale Assembly, P.O.Box 248, Lily Dale, NY 14752. Make the check or money order out to "Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation" and on the memo area of the check or money order write "Lily Dale Endowment Fund." In addition, donations up to $1,000 may be made online using Lily Dale's donations form.
On Monday and Tuesday, there will be a two-part workshop entitled "Reiki Awakening: The New Modality." Alice Langholt, part of the Healing Services Department at the Cleveland Clinic, where she gives Reiki to patients and staff, will teach the classes. They will begin at 9 a.m. in the Lyceum Building each day. There is a $90 fee for the two-day workshop.
Other workshops during the week of Aug. 27 through Sept. 2 include:
Aug. 27, "The Spirituality of Food," Mary Jo Briggs;
Aug. 27, "Songs of the Elders," Michael Bastine;
Aug. 27, "A Time to Honor the Soul," Natalie Larson;
Aug. 28, "Personal Communication With Spirit - Beginners," Carol Gasper;
Aug. 28, "Bringing Rhythm to Life," Carolyn Zimmerman;
Aug. 28, "Amplify Your Intuition," Rom Weber, Ph.D.;
Aug. 29, "Join the Golden Rule Revolution," Elaine Parke-Susco;
Aug. 29, Astrology Roundtable, "Intro. to Astrology," Priscilla Costello;
Aug. 29, Spirit Walk through Lily Dale, 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.;
Aug. 30, "Spirit and the Law of Attraction," Shirley C. Smith;
Aug. 30, "Electronically Marketing Your Spiritual Business," Amy Gary, Judy Ault and Cheryl Lewallen;
Aug. 30, "41 Signs of Hope," David Kane.
Patricia Price will hold a two-day workshop Sept. 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The fee is $295 for both days or $150 a class. The event will be held in the Leolyn Hotel Garden Room. The workshop, entitled "Mediumship Experiences," will help participants deepen their skills as mediums and unfold their personal spiritual paths. Saturday will feature the process of healing and spirit guide communication, while on Sunday the focus will be on past-life, future-life and life-between-life and mediumship clarity. Participants are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture spirit and energy images.
There is a special post-season Women's Empowerment Weekend from Sept. 14-16 led by Shirley C. Smith and Joan McElligott. The fee for the entire weekend is $160. Events will be held Friday from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The theme of the weekend is "Finding (Allowing) Alignment with Your Inner Being (Spirit)."
Smith is a facilitator and teacher of Transformation Breathwork, Emotional Freedom Technique, and Ho'oponopono. She is a registered medium in Lily Dale. McElligott has actively been involved in self-help and self-actualization for more than 30 years. She has a background in breathwork, Psyche-K, EFT, Matrix Energetics, and Ho'oponopono.
Also after the season, Connie Dutcher and Natalie Larson will present an event called "Welcome Back the Fairies," on Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Lyceum Building. There is a limit of 10 people being allowed and admission is by any voluntary donation. Connie and Natalie started the Fairy Trail in Lily Dale many years ago both to honor the fairies and to give people an interesting place to walk in the Lily Dale woods. Those attending will help brighten up the Fairy Trail. Come in your work clothes and bring a lunch.
For more information, visit lilydaleassembly.com or call 595-8721.