Honoring Life’s Final Passage – Level 1 and 2: July 2017


Two back-to-back 2-day workshops. Full cost is $790. Early Bird Cost is $750 paid in full before date below.


Product Description

Level 1: A Conscious and Sacred Approach to Dying

Level 2: Home Funerals and Green Burial

Level 1 and Level 2 are 2 days each, offered back-to-back for everyone’s convenience.


Friday – Monday, July 14-17, 2017 in Sebastopol, CA

Friday at 9:00am through Monday at 5:00pm

FP FredsHandWChildExplore conscious dying and what it is to prepare for your own passing. Learn how to help family or friends exercise their legal right to create uniquely designed end-of-life celebrations, funeral arrangements and ceremonies, properly handle paperwork, transportation and other logistics. Discover the benefits of home funerals and green burial.

CEUs available for Nurses

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Jerrigrace Lyons

Instructor: Jerrigrace Lyons, founder of Final Passages, featured in the acclaimed PBS documentary, A Family Undertaking (available on Netflix as DVD).

Guest Presenter: Redwing KeyssarRN, BA, Author, Director of the Palliative Care Program at the SF Jewish Children’s and Family Services. Redwing draws upon 25+ years of nursing experience in oncology, critical care and hospice. She is one of the founders of the California State University Institute of Palliative Care, and has taught courses in all aspects of end-of-life. Her book, Lasts Acts of Kindness; Lessons From the Bedside of the Dying, won a 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book-of-the-Year Award.


Early Bird Discount:

Register and pay in full by June 24, 2017  to save $40!!!

Scholarships and work/trade discounts are available!

Contact us to discuss ways we can make it possible for you to attend.



Online: Click “Add to Cart” near top of page.

By CheckMail a registration form with a check Payable to Final Passages to:

Final Passages, PO Box 1721, Sebastopol, CA  95473



Level 3 includes a certificate of completion for our death midwifery and home funeral guidance program.

For local graduates, ask about Internship options. Jerrigrace is usually available by telephone to assist any graduates with a home funeral.


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Additional Info

Payment Options

Deposit $250, Early Bird $750, Full Price $790, Balance Due $540