Engaging Fields of Consciousness in a Living Universe

Conscious Living Workshop

Engaging Fields of Consciousness in a Living Universe

Practical Skills for Group Leaders in Times of Change

Friday, Apr 1, 2011, 4:00 PM –
Sunday, Apr 3, 2011, 1:30 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Christopher Bache, PhD, Duane Elgin, MBA, MA
Institute of Noetic Sciences
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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This workshop brings together two consciousness pioneers to explore the workings of collective fields of consciousness--from local to planetary levels. It is intended for persons who want to maximize their impact on the groups they live and work with as we spiral toward global crisis. Our inquiry will provide practical skills to group leaders for working with these fields in everyday contexts. It is grounded in the science of intention and the understanding that human consciousness is undergoing an accelerated and profound transformation at this moment in history.

Together, we will explore how to augment fields of collective consciousness, pooling our experiences to more effectively create, problem-solve, and foster collective transformation. Drawing from our books—The Living Classroom and The Living Universe—we will share practical, hands-on strategies developed over more than 30 years, including:  

  • opening and closing fields
  • strengthening and nourishing fields
  • visualization and meditation techniques
  • identifying the signs of spontaneous resonance in groups
  • mapping the interplay of the individual and group mind
  • considering the spirituality of group leadership
  • exploring evolutionary archetypes that draw forth a higher consciousness for humanity

This workshop is intended for persons who work with groups in any professional or personal capacity.

“Fields of consciousness are everywhere around us, but they emerge with special power in groups...”  —Christopher Bache


“A new understanding of the nature of consciousness as a field phenomenon is emerging from the combined insights of science and the world’s wisdom traditions.  The universe is not comprised of inert matter and empty space; rather, at its foundations, the universe is uniquely alive and permeated by a field of living intelligence…”  —Duane Elgin


4:00—5:45 PM Check in
6:00 PM Dinner
7:30—9:30 PM Evening Program:
Fields of consciousness in a living universe, introductions, conversation.

8:00—9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM—12:00 PM Morning Program:
Working with fields: identifying, opening, strengthening them; experiential exercises.
12:30—1:30 PM Lunch
3:30—5:30 PM Afternoon Program:
Understanding fields: the connective tissue of consciousness in nature.
6:00—7:00 PM Dinner
7:30—9:30 PM Evening Program:
Fields and the global crisis; experiential session, conversation.

8:00—9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM—12:00 PM Morning Program:
Closing fields, empowering our work in the world; final review and Q&A session.
12:30—1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 Departure

Arrival and Departure
Check-in and access to accommodations is from Friday from 4:00—6:00 pm. Guests are requested to be checked out of their room by 11:00 AM on Sunday. For more information on directions and transportation, see Plan Your Stay.

The weekend workshop fee, including meals, is $295 up to a month prior to the workshop date (March 11, 2011), and $325 thereafter. Overnight lodging is $72 per night for a shared room or $97 per night for a single room.

CE Credits
12 Continuing Education Credits are available for a processing fee of $25.

  • The Institute of Noetic Sciences (101 San Antonio Road, Petaluma, CA 94952-9524), sponsor of this program, certifies that this continuing education workshop meets the criteria for Continuing Education Credit for:
  • Marriage Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers — The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, provider #PCE 3885, (expires December 31, 2012)
  • National Certified Counselors — The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) provider #5492 (expires April 30, 2011).
  • Nurses — The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), provider #10318 (expires May 31, 2012).
  • Social Workers — State of Illinois, Registered Social Worker Continuing Education Sponsor, License No. 159.000435 (expires November 30, 2011)

Psychologists -- CECs for psychologists are provided by The Spiritual Competency Resource Center which is co-sponsoring this program and is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SCRC maintains responsibility for the program and content. For questions about the CEC contact, visit

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