Virtual FMBR Meetings
Lucid Dreams & Healing - How Lucid Dreaming Allows for Healing and Wholeness
Wednesday, February 8th, 6-7:30 PM (PST)
The scientific evidence for lucid dreaming appeared prominently in 1980, through the work of Keith Hearne in England and Stephen LaBerge at Stanford. Being consciously aware of dreaming while in the dream, however, has a vast tradition in Buddhist dream yoga, Sufism and native shamanic traditions for millennia. There, lucid dreaming serves as a tool for deep exploration into the nature of mind and reality.
Our presenter, Robert Waggoner, taught himself a simple technique in 1975 to become lucidly aware and has had more than 1,000 lucid dreams. His two books explore the amazing potential of this profound state and what it reveals. Waggoner sees lucid dreaming as an 'open platform' that allows for accessing inner creativity, exploring the deeper nature of self, engaging spiritual concepts and healing the emotional and physical body.
In this special presentation, Waggoner will focus on using lucid dreams for healing. Already some psychotherapists use lucid dreaming as an accepted means to resolve recurring nightmares in clients with post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. However, Waggoner shows that lucid dreaming has far greater potential for physical healing and resolving emotional trauma. He will provide compelling examples of healing lucid dreams, and will explain how these show underlying mechanisms that anyone can use for healing.
About Robert Waggoner
Robert Waggoner wrote the acclaimed book, Lucid Dreaming – Gateway to the Inner Self (now in its tenth printing), and co-authored Lucid Dreaming Plain and Simple with Caroline McCready. Both books are in Audible, Kindle and CD/Mp3. His books have been translated into French, German, Chinese, Korean, Czech, Finnish and other languages.
A past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD), Waggoner serves at co-editor of the online magazine, The Lucid Dreaming Experience, (ISSN 2167-616X); the only ongoing publication devoted specifically to lucid dreaming. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he has logged more than 1,000 lucid dreams.
Waggoner frequently speaks on the science and practice of lucid dreaming at international dream conferences, workshops, college classrooms and in media appearances, including on CNN, CBS and ABC News.
Your Nature Prescription: the science and spirit of how nature heals
Connie Grauds, MNPA, RPh
In this compelling session Connie discussed these topics, and how they relate to her April workshop in the Amazon:
- The nature of nature: how it is designed to heal the body, mind, spirit.
- The new science: nature is in conscious relationship with itself and us.
- The science and spirit of nature: its medicine and magic.
- The shaman and the scientist: one and the same.
- Become the medicine the world needs: discover for yourself how nature heals and inspires you.
About Connie Grauds, MNPA, RPH
Connie is a pharmacist by education, a natural medicine expert by training, and a healer by apprenticeship. Her inspired life–and the inspiration for her many books (Jungle Medicine: from medicine to Magic; Amazon Speaks: as goes the Amazon so do we all; Amazon Medicine Woman: the woman who walks two worlds, and others)–has spanned 26 years of apprenticeship in the Amazon jungles of Peru with one of the last original authentic indigenous Amazon jungle shamans.
Connie teaches these ancient ways of the healing and the life-giving spirit of passion and creativity that exists within each of us to become the medicine the world needs (www.conniegrauds.com).
Smart Life Forum invites you to a Zoom Virtual Program
Steps for Natural vision Improvement with Meir Schneider
February 3, 2 PM California time
The Meir Schneider Self-Healing Method combines breathing, unique bodywork, movement and visualization techniques that can help anyone to become more aware of their own body and be empowered to take charge of their own healing.
His method is effective to help people to see well (with or without glasses), get rid of computer stress syndrome, help overcome nearsightedness (myopia), teach to not need readers, prevent macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, retinal detachment and others.
Meir applied his Method of Self-Healing to help others who suffered from a wide range of degenerative conditions such as polio, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis, in a natural way.
Through his methods, you can learn how you can improve your eyesight and how you can move better, prevent most illnesses with simple exercises. This can be done with simple exercises which can be entertaining and pleasurable. You will also learn how flexible your brain is and find new ways to bring out your body's resources in daily life. Other advantages of his methods include:
- Reducing computer eyestrain
- Overcoming the dependency on glasses
- Improving joint mobility
- Preventing all back problems
- Getting rid of the nagging back pain
- Overcoming headaches
About Meir Schneider
Meir Schneider is a world scholar in the field of natural vision improvement and self-healing through movement. Meir was born with congenital cataracts to deaf parents. He underwent five unsuccessful surgeries that left him with massive scar tissue. He was raised reading Braille until he discovered eye exercises at the age of 16. That helped him to develop vision, from 1% to 70%. Now he can read, write and drive.
He teaches worldwide, and people come from all over the world to his School and Center in Ocean Beach, in San Francisco. He is the author of Yoga for your Eyes, the Kit for Natural Vision Improvement, Movement for Self-Healing, Awakening your Power of Self-Healing, and Vision for Life. His books and programs have been translated into twenty different languages. He believes strongly in self-healing without limit
The Silicon Valley Health Institute is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.