Rebecca is a sound and vibrational healing facilitator, Teacher, Fine Silver Jewelry artist, and host of community healing workshops and meditation groups. Her certifications include: Reiki Master/Teacher, Soma-Energetics, Quatum Touch, Early Childhood & Elementary education Teacher, and a Precious Metal Jewelry Instructor. In addition, she regularly uses therapeutic crystal bowls for vibrational healing with individuals and in groups. Her work focuses on healing through raising one’s awareness/concsiouness, balancing and integrating chakra’s, maintaining a consistently higher perspective, embracing a deeper love of self and compassion. Rebecca’s Energetic Fine Silver co-creations are made to support the wearer’s own healing intentions.
Dara Bermick CCS has studied New Thought for 40 years with a concentration in Unity New Thought Movement, Religious Science teachings and other beliefs. Dara also has a background as an instructor, presenter and auditing consultant in the Health Information Management field. Her metaphysical studies have led her to teach truth principles and help guide others to their inner source with application on prayer and meditation. Dara emphasizes that there is a personal fulfillment in teaching others in that she receives clarification of her own personal inner knowledge with each encounter. Her desire is to have others experience the presence of the divine source and use it as a growing, healing tool as we go through our human experience.
Douglas Blue Feather
Douglas Blue Feather, an American Indian descendant who adopted the name Douglas Blue Feather in the ’90s, is an internationally known recording artist and performer of music featuring the Native American flute. Recognized as one of the most accomplished flutists of today, he has released 19 CD’s which have been heard on radio stations and TV music channels worldwide including Pandora, iTunes, Soundscape, Sirius, and many others. The highlights of Doug’s career include winning ten national music awards including four Indian Summer Music Awards and four Native American Music Awards. In total, Douglas has received over 50 various award nominations and has been a voting member of the Grammy’s in the Producer’s and Engineer’s Wing since 2007. Douglas has been a inspirational speaker afilliated with Unity Church for many years.
Rev. Susan Bones is an Ordained Minister and has studied metaphysics for over 30 years. She is an avid student of THE WAY OF MASTERY, A Guide to Awakening in Christ Mind, A Course in Miracles, and A Course in Love. Susan is a Reiki Master Teacher currently teaching in Perrysburg, Oh. Certifications include healing Touch, Reflexology, esoteric Healing, NLP, Sound Healing, and Spiritual Counseling. Other Careers include Bank Branch Officer with 5/3 Bank for 20 Yrs, and Past Owner of Rainbows and Roses Galleria, a spiritually based gift and book store. One of Susan’s goals in life is touching hearts and assisting people in awakening to the truth of who they are. She currently lives in Monclova with her new, and very entertaining puppy Bella.
Dr. Guldal Caba
Dr. Guldal is a Medicine Woman, Psychologist, and a Naturopath.
Her lifes’ mission is to unite the beauty of the heart and a deeper knowing with daily life. To unite the Ancient with the New and Science with Spirit. Bringing each of us an understanding and strength to navigate life from a universal power of oneness. Bringing forward the ability to hear the whispers of the Divine that guide us in all aspects of our being and with the fulfillment of our desires.
Mary Byrd Clarke
Rev. Mary Ann Clarke has been a metaphysician since the 1960’s when she began helping people thru her psychic abilities via astrology, past-life regression and study groups. Mary has been a television and radio spokesperson, actress, and writer. Married for forty-seven years, Mary was widowed in 2008. She has raised three sons, and has four grandchildren.
In the 1980’s while traveling with an Edgar Cayce tour group to Egypt, she was inspired by psychic and visionary experiences. She created a workshop series “Re-awakening the Goddess Within”, and a meditation based group promoting world peace called “Order of the Dove”. In the 1990’s her mystical novel,”Sothis, Star of Egypt” was published and is still available on Amazon.com in book and kindle form under Mary Byrd Clarke.
Alison likes working with people to help them achieve their goals. To that end, she has an MBA with Leadership emphasis – adept at leading teams, making difficult decisions and effecting change by utilizing a results-based approach to all aspects of business. She has a proven ability to generate revenue and increase support bases for expanding for-profit and non-profit businesses and community organizations. She is a jack-of-all-trades, focused and determined independent consultant. She is a creative, beautiful speaker and inspirational speaker and lecturer.
Michael Ellison, Ph. D.
Michael has performed as an actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer and teacher for more than 20 years. This experience allows him to better open the scope of possibilities to individuals and groups through coachings and body-energy work sessions. In addition to his theatrical background, Michael has extensive experience working with energy in a variety of modalities. Michael has worked with the Minnesota AIDS Massage Project and at Pathways Health Crisis Resource Center.
His work facilitates the releasing of blocks and the integration of new physical and emotional pathways. He strives to encourage individuals to find their own unique ways of bringing light into everyday life. You can find more information about his work here.
Imam Farooq Aboelzahab has served the Toledo community since 1998 and is the personification of love. He grew up on a camel farm in Egypt and memorized the Holy Qur’an verbatim at age 10. With a B.A. degree in the Arabic Language, he has been a highly regarded Imam since 1982 in Egypt, Pakistan, and the U.S. His expertise in the Arabic Language allows him to give great insight into the interpretation of the Qur’an and has led to Imam Farooq being a recognized community resource. A US citizen for 19 years, he is also the proud father of 4 grown children and grandfather of 8.
Rev. JoAnna Gabriel
Rev. Joanna is an ordained Unity minister, spiritual counselor, chaplain, teacher, workshop facilitator, singer, and storyteller.
Rev. Joanna recently retired as a hospital/hospice chaplain and from pastoring a Unity church in South Florida to move to her hometown, Toledo, to be with family. She still enjoys ministry and continues to teach, preach and sing the “good news” message of the Christ within.
Contact Rev. Joanna at: firstname.lastname@example.org or cell – 786-277-6095
Chris Holderman is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt.), and a Professional Kinesiology Practitioner (PKP). Chris is a past president of the Board of Directors for the Midwest Region of the Touch for Health Kinesiology Association of America. Chris has over 20 years of private practice experience in the areas of Applied Kinesiology, Behavioral Kinesiology, and Clinical Hypnotherapy. Chris is a Certified Specialist in Weight Loss and Weight Management hypnotherapy, Pain Management hypnotherapy, and Inner Child Work hypnotherapy. With his wide range of experience in the complimentary health field,Chris uses his extensive knowledge in every session to help his clients achieve the goals they are working toward.
Ignacio (Iggy) Garcia is a Native of Peru South America and has been taught in the sacred ways and arts of Peruvian Shamanism, and also walks the red road with The Native American Church of Nemenhah and is recognized as a Medicine Man, Minister, Chief, and elder. Iggy is a spiritual leader in his community in Columbus, Ohio. He is also a speaker, writer, entrepreneur, radio host and is the editor & producer for www.withinsightsradio.com and hosts a weekly internet radio show for the last ten years.
Sunder Iyer is a direct disciple\student of Sri Sathya Sai Baba. He joined Sai Baba’s ashram in 1979, at the age of 17 and stayed there until 1994. During these years, Sunder had the privilege of learning powerful lessons in spirituality, yoga, meditation and in the infinite potential within oneself. Sunder Iyer travels around the world teaching Raja Yoga as a means to Holistic Wellness and Self Actualization. Sunder is certified as RYT 200 and RYT 500.
Dr. Don Jones
Don W. Jones began his New Thought spiritual journey in 1989 at the Center for Positive Living in Sarasota, Florida. He studied under Rev. David Owen Ritz and Rev. Karen Wolfson while serving as the center’s Staff Minister of Counseling. He complemented his Special Education in Behavior Disorders Teaching degree with a Masters Degree in Holistic Mental Health and Addiction Counseling. Upon completion of his New Thought ministerial studies at CPL he entered Emerson Theological Institute and earned his Religious Studies Doctorate in a study of quantum physics as related to prayer and spiritual recovery and healing. Don currently is working as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. He is an ordained New Thought Minister.
Jerry Levin, Ph.D., L.M.T.
Jerry is a retired professor from MCO (now UTMC) where he taught for almost 30 years. He now is a Licensed Massage Therapist, a writer, and a copywriter. Jerry is married and has three children, four grandchildren, and two stepchildren.
Jerry was raised in the Jewish religion and has been attending New Thought/Metaphysical churches since 1985. For the last 15 years he has led classes and study groups on various spiritual/metaphysical topics and presented Sunday lessons at several New Thought Churches in this area. He is now presenting the Sunday lesson at CCL once a month. Jerry likes to focus on the practical application of spiritual teachings to our everyday lives.
Anya Light, PhD, is an author, intuitive guide, spiritual teacher, Reiki master, sacred companion, and poet. Her book, Opening Love, explores radical perspectives on how to cultivate intentional, conscious relationships of love and wonder.
In the ancient language of Sanskrit, Anya means “inexhaustible.” The name is a manifestation of her inexhaustible passion to serve humanity’s healing and awakening process. Anya’s core message is love. Through an open-hearted intentional surrender to love, we enter the light of a new consciousness.
Anya Light offers guidance and healing sessions at her private practice in Bowling Green, Ohio. Visit her online at: www.AnyaLight.com
Marcia Maria, BA, Reiki Master, Cht., Rev.
Marcia Maria is a Spiritual Practitioner who, through the specific channeled assistance of Mary Magdalene, Mother Mary, and Jesus, lovingly helps her clients transform and balance their lives and allows them to achieve their desires. Marcia will often use a variety of her certified techniques to aid in her work such as : Reiki, Hypnosis, Meditation, Energy Balancing, Soma-Energetics and Theta Healing. She is a Spiritual Life/Wellness Coach. “It is all a manifestation of love in action”
Scott is the owner of Ray of Life Healing, LLC. Ray of Life Healing provides anywhere and everywhere healing energy and education for stronger physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. It helps with physical issues such as injuries, surgeries, and other physical trauma. The techniques also help with mental/emotional/spiritual issues by releasing energy blocks and providing new energetic structures of support and growth. An energetic “shield” is provided which helps for overall health, protection, and connection. Scott became a Crystalline Consciousness Technique Teacher is early May, 2012 and is able to teach other health professionals techniques to strengthen their own energy fields as well as their patients!
Patricia Newman, Educator and Life Coach, is the Spiritual Director of Inspirational Gatherings of Toledo, a spiritual initiative for the study and practice of Truth principles through classes, conscious conversations, and worship services. Patricia has over 50 years’ experience as a Unity and Truth student beginning as a very young child. She is presently enrolled in the Unity Licensed Teacher Program. She is a devoted meditator and life-long learner and has studied David Hawkins, Ken Wilber, Joel Goldsmith Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, as well as many of the current authors. She also holds a certificate in the following: Sacred Healing of Meditation with the En-Vision Foundation directed by Rev. Scott Sherman.
SITH (Self I- Dentity Through Ho’oponopono) by Dr. Len
She is the mother of one son and is a resident of Toledo.
Rolita Noble is a native of Toledo Ohio and a single mom with a son and a daughter. While working in Toledo Library system, Rolita read “The Mists of Avalon”. It’s mention of The Mother Goddess religion lead to her study of Divine Feminine Spirituality for over 30 years. Rolita is a Thrive Coach, Certified Life Coach and Founder and CEO of Thrive Now Life Coaching LLC, an Urban Medicine Woman and Graduate of Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Life Development. Founded by Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant, of “Iyanla Fix My Life” on OWN. Upon graduation Rolita received a recognition award for Grace. Rolita lauched “Thrive Now LifeCoaching” to support individuals to Thrive. Many of us have been in survival mode, my purpose is to support individuals to Thrive. To release survival mode and step firmly and completely onto the path of Thriving. I Thrive, You Thrive, We Thrive!
Dr. Maneesha Pandey
Dr. Maneesha Pandey got her early education in India, Switzerland, Tanzania, and the Philippines. Her medical experiences have been in India, Ukraine, Ireland and USA with a rich exposure to different people, culture and their religious traditions. She is the Deputy Coroner, Forensic Pathologist of Lucas County, Program Director of Forensic Pathology Fellowship Trg Program and Assistant Professor of Pathology at Healthy Sciences Department,University of Toledo. She is actively involved in the community, and is currently the Chair of Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee for Lucas County, on the Board of Trustees for Maumee Valley Country Day School, Vice President of Toledo Physicians of Indian Origin and on the board of directors for National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME). Married to Ajay Joshi, a senior GE Consultant, she is blessed with two teenage boys.
Rainbow Eagle is a Okla-Choctaw American Indian, and Wisdom Keeper, honored with the responsibility of an Ancient Native American Peace Shield. Now that the Seventh Fire of Anishinaba/Ojibwa tradition has been lit, he is responsible for teaching the Peace Shield. Rainbow Eagle has spent most of his life traveling and living among traditional Native Americans, both on and off reservation in the United States, Canada, and Europe, sharing with traditional people and learning from their most respected elders. He is a revered storyteller and teacher, and leader of traditional ceremonies and is responsible for many Sacred Bundles.
Lia Ricci is the owner of Asherah’s Garden, a full service holistic boutique and education center located at 315 N. Grove St. in Bowling Green, Ohio. Ms Ricci is a Clinical Holistic Health Practitioner and Holistic Life Coach with several other certifications. Lia is a graduate of the Ohio Academy of Holistic Health where she studied Clinical Aromatherapy, Energetic Healing, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Medical Herbalism, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Clinical Reflexology & Touch for Health Kinesiology. Ms. Ricci is a Reiki Master and graduate of New York City’s Lincoln Recovery Center’s Acu Detox Specialist certification program. Lia also holds two degrees in psychology and human development from Bowling Green State University.
Sana Maggie Schilb
Sana Maggie Schilb is a lifelong learner and seeker of ideas, practices, personalities and life lessons. On her spiritual quest, she has encountered many influences in her personal studies, including Teal Swan’s Completion Process, Judith Orloff’s literature on Empaths, and of course the multitudes of friends and family, especially at CCL. She is a teacher, an aspiring writer, an idealist, and maybe a poet (but doesn’t know it). She believes that all life circumstances are spiritual lessons in physical form, the key is to do inner work on yourself in order to understand the symbolism and patterns in everyday life.
Rev. Tony Senf
Rev. Tony is the founder of New Era Network, a transformational training organization dedicated to assisting people in finding love and healing through forgiveness, as taught in A Course In Miracles (ACIM). Rev. Tony has been studying A Course In Miracles for over 28 years and his unique, energetic and somewhat humorous teaching style enhances his ability to convey the seemingly complicated teachings of the Course in a very simple, understandable way. Rev. Tony is currently the Pastor/Spiritual Director of Unity Center of the Heights in Cleveland Heights, OH, where he leads an ACIM study group and facilitates several spiritual classes. He has also coauthored a program, Out of the Matrix (OM), that is based on the spiritual principle of ACIM, which addresses many of life’s challenges and inspires transformation. Rev. Tony can also be seen in A Course In Miracles the Movie and has been selected as one of the main presenters at the ACIM Northeast Regional in 2012 and the ACIM Conference in Chicago 2013.
Jody Soland is a popular inspirational keynote speaker, published singer-songwriter, recording artist and workshop leader. She is known for her warm, friendly personality, her natural ability to connect with her audiences, and her exceptional vocal talent. She writes powerful, heartfelt and humorous songs about life experiences that everyone can relate to. “My goal is to help people appreciate the simple things, enjoy the journey, and find way to embrace the challenges, using them as springboards to something amazing! When we allow ourselves to be totally authentic, we say yes to who we really are.”
Lori is a Systemic Family Constellations facilitator and an artist, a writer and a dancer. I was raised in the desert of the American Southwest and my deep connection to nature led to a study of biology at Lewis and Clark College.
I have owned a restaurant, helped to run a thriving art studio, and managed volunteer programs.
Through transformational training in various modalities, I have honed my listening and intuitive coaching skills. For me, nothing is more thrilling than assisting and witnessing people who are stepping into their own full power with ease and wonder and grace. Please visit my website at lorimwells.com
Gordon is an associate professor of Applied Mathematics at BGSU and a lifelong spiritual seeker and learner. For much of his adult life, he has been active in various Christian churches. For the last six years, however, Gordon has been on somewhat of a different path – that of the contemporary “Toltec Wisdom” via the school of don Miguel Ruiz, who is the author of “The Four Agreements” and several other books on the Toltec wisdom. Gordon has been on several personal spiritual journeys to such places as Glastonbury, Creston, and Teotihuacan, Mexico. His core beliefs are simple: The centrality of love in all things, and the importance of letting go of judgements…and it may take a lifetime or more to learn what these things mean!
Spiritual living with a sense of fun, that’s the best way to describe Joe Zielinski. A student of the Science of Mind approach to spiritual living since 1985, Zielinski strives to combine the teaching of Ernest Holmes, with his experiences with martial arts (especially Aikido) and eastern philosophy, the MultiFaith Council of Northwest Ohio, the Interfaith Blood Drive, and over twenty years as an adjunct instructor of business management and accounting at Owens Community College. Star Trek and Star Wars references are often peppered throughout his talks. Like the energizer bunny, he refuses to retire!