Honoring Life’s Final Passage – Level 3: May 2017

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Becoming a Death Midwife, Home Funeral Guide and Educator

Reclaiming the Wisdom Traditions and Art of Death Midwifery and Home Funeral Guidance

Our Level 3 training offers a certificate in Death Midwifery and Home Funeral Guidance.

We also invite all previous graduates to join the fun for reunion, peer support, and to rekindle their passion for this exciting work as well as a chance to mentor our newbies.

Early Bird Discount: Save $40 by paying in full by May 3, 2017.

Spanning 5 days, our training is in a retreat setting in the beautiful Calistoga Mountains.

Wednesday-Sunday, May 24-28, 2017

Level 3 will begin on Wednesday evening at 6:00pm for dinner on the first day of training, and end at 3:00 pm on the fourth day.

Download the Flyer for 2017 Level 3 Training

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WHAT WE COVER IN LEVEL 3

Our Level 3 course offers more in-depth information surrounding home funerals and the national movement.

Along with further instruction by Final Passages director Jerrigrace Lyons, there will be guest instructors to share their skills and wisdom on subjects such as

  • Home funeral role-play
  • Grief & Family dynamics
  • A variety of ceremonial styles and rituals
  • Death meditation practice
  • Death masks: How and why
  • Dealing with autopsy
  • Current political issues
  • Inspiration and stories from past graduates
  • When NOT to offer a home funeral
  • Shroud wrapping and shroud-only green burials
  • Still birth and fetal home funerals
  • Natural methods of disposition
  • Resources for presenting to your community
  • Exploration and guidance for starting a business or home funeral support group in your area

Participants will be invited to express music, poetry and other related art forms and there will be opportunities for integration in nature at the beautiful Mountain Home Ranch in Calistoga.

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

 

OUR LOCATION FOR LEVEL 3Level 3-Deb Gorman

Our retreat setting provides an intensive well-rounded experience in a gorgeous natural setting, including sumptuous, healthy meals that allows us to take a deep dive into our training.

It will be held at Mountain Home Ranch in Calistoga, CA. This is in Sonoma County about 20 minutes from Santa Rosa aMtnHomeRanch-Lodge-Balconynd 10 minutes from Calistoga.

The Ranch is 300 acres of magnificent beauty in the redwoods and wilderness. This ranch was built in 1913 and is still in the original owner’s family. It is vintage 50’s style, comfortable, clean and cozy. The land has lots of hiking trails, a lake, a heated pool, a labyrinth and a sulfur spring. Their website can be found at

http://www.mountainhomeranch.com/group-retreats/

 

 

Step 1: REGISTER

By Check: Download, complete, and mail a registration form with a check Payable to Final Passages to: Final Passages, PO Box 1721, Sebastopol, CA 95473

Online: Choose Deposit or payment in full. Then click “Add to Cart” at the top of this page.

Deposit: $250
Early Bird registration: $750 if paid in full by 3 weeks before course start.
Full Price of course: $790 after Early Bird Deadline

Level 3 Alumni

Alumni should have received an email invitation with special pricing to repeat Level 3, and can register by contacting Jerrigrace by phone or email.

 

Step 2: LODGING

The cost of lodging is NOT included in your registration fee.

Please contact http://www.mountainhomeranch.com/group-retreats/ to make your lodging reservations. Retreat prices are discounted from the regular price, so be sure to use this link.

There are several choices including the lodge, cabins, and camping. Be sure you are looking at the Group Retreats prices.

 

GUEST PRESENTERS AND INSTRUCTORS

 

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Download the PDF of 2017 Level 3 Guest Instructors

 

LENGTH AND HOURS OF WORKSHOP

Wednesday

  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm   Registration
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm   Dinner
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm   Welcome and Orientation

Thursday, Friday, Saturday:

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am   Breakfast
  • 9:00 am – 5:00   Training; Lunch included
  • 5:00 – 7:00 pm   Dinner
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm   Evening Activities

Sunday

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am     Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 3:00 pm     Training and Graduation Ceremony; Lunch included

 

AFTER LEVEL 3
For local graduates, ask about Internship options. Jerrigrace is usually available by telephone to assist any graduates with a home funeral.

 

Additional Info

Payment Options

Deposit, FullPay, Balance Due