Events

IONS Events

IONS Events are events that are sponsored or cosponsored by the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Many of these events involve IONS Research Staff and may also be listed in other event categories such as EarthRise Events or Community Group Events.

Past IONS Events

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  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Café

    The Wisdom Teachings of Ancient and Modern Mystery Schools: An Overview

    Presenter
    Deborah Jones
    • Aug 21, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Deborah Jones at the Aqus Café in Petaluma!

  • Cosponsored Event

    Super Normal and You

    Revealing the Scientific Path to Mysticism and Beyond

    Presenters
    Dean Radin, PhD, Jean Houston, PhD
    • Jul 21, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join us as two of the foremost explorers of science, culture, consciousness, and spirit teach you how to incorporate the latest scientific discoveries into every aspect of your life. more...

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Café

    Open Your Heart: Transform Your Health and Life Through Qigong

    Presenter
    Master Mingtong Gu
    • Jul 17, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Mingtong Gu at the Aqus Café in Petaluma!

  • Cosponsored Event

    The Art & Science of Transformation in Everyday Life

    A New View of Life on VoiceAmerica

    Guest
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    Host
    Kathy Kirk
    • Jul 17, 2012
    • Virtual Event

    Join Dr. Marilyn Schlitz, PhD, on Kathy Kirk's VoiceAmerica channel for an exploration of the research being done at IONS and the newest project: "Death Makes Life Possible." Join us for A New View of Life – and Death! You will be amazed, surprised, and uplifted...

  • Special Event

    Foundry Festival

    • Jun 30, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join Aqus this Saturday for the Foundry Festival, featuring Live music, food, drinks, and family fun.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    Revisioning Slavery's Legacy: What Would Healing Look Like?

    Presenter
    Belvie Rooks
    • Jun 19, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Belvie Rooks, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Cosponsored Event

    Oneness of Being

    Presenter
    Tony Redhouse
    Sponsors
    Institute of Noetic Sciences, The Angeles Arrien Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education & Research
    • May 24, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Tony Redhouse, Navajo, brings healing to your soul as he shares Native American music, dance, and stories. Mr. Redhouse has served as a Traditional Consultant to Native American communities and shares his music and teachings with substance abuse recovery, behavioral health organizations, hospice, and cancer patients.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    Understanding Our Moment in History: Is the Modern Human Undergoing a Cosmic Rite of Passage

    Presenter
    Richard Tarnas, PhD
    • May 15, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Rick Tarnas, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Weekend Workshop

    Living Deeply

    The Art and Science of Transformation

    Presenters
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Lawrence Ellis
    • May 4, 2012 – May 6, 2012
    • Big Sur, CA

    Using lecture, video, discussion, creative process, and deeply embodied experiential play, we will weave scientific findings together with wisdom from the world’s spiritual traditions and your own authoritative wisdom to explore deep shifts in consciousness, and how they can be integrated into everyday life.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Final Passages: Research on Near Death & the Experience of Dying

    11th Annual International Bioethics Forum

    Presenter
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    Sponsor
    Promega Corporation and the BTC Institute
    • Apr 26, 2012 – Apr 27, 2012
    • Madison, WI

    Coordinated by Promega Corporation and the BTC Institute, the 2012 Bioethics Forum promises two days of thoughtful information-sharing and discussion regarding Final Passages: Research on Near Death & the Experience of Dying.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    The Worldview Literacy Project: How Do We Know What We Know?

    Presenter
    The Worldview Literacy Team
    • Apr 17, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with the IONS Worldview Literacy Team, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    How We Change, and Why We Don’t: The Science of Transformation

    Presenter
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD
    • Mar 20, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with IONS Director of Research Cassandra Vieten, PhD, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    Consciousness, Entheogens, and Healing: New Directions and Implications

    Presenter
    Ralph Metzner, PhD
    • Feb 21, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Ralph Metzner, PhD, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Cosponsored Event

    IONS Cuba 2012

    IONS’ Worldview Literacy Journey

    Sponsors
    Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation, Institute of Noetic Sciences
    • Jan 21, 2012 – Jan 28, 2012
    • , Cuba

    Travel to Cuba with like-minded IONS members. Observe how island living has affected their worldview and what we can learn from them about living a joyous life.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    The Second Half of Life

    Presenter
    Angeles Arrien, PhD
    • Jan 17, 2012
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with Angeles Arrien, PhD, at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Cosponsored Event

    Noetic Sciences

    Practices for Personal and Collective Transformation

    Presenters
    Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Daniel Ellenberg, PhD
    • Jan 6, 2012 – Jan 8, 2012
    • Big Sur, CA

    Join psychologist and mind-body medicine researcher Cassandra Vieten and psychologist and leadership trainer Daniel Ellenberg to explore practices grounded in science and the world’s wisdom traditions.

  • Special Event

    IONS Lecture Series at Aqus Cafe

    Transforming Through 2012 - The Shift is Now

    Presenters
    Debra Giusti, Peter Russell, MA, DCS, FSP
    • Dec 20, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for a fun, free evening with authors Debra Giusti and Peter Russell at the Aqus Cafe in Petaluma!

  • Special Event

    IONS Holiday Open House

    • Dec 18, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Please join us for seasonal festivities at the Institute of Noetic Sciences' EarthRise Retreat Center.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Contemplative Practice

    Promise, Perils, and Pitfalls

    Presenter
    Dr. Willoughby Britton, PhD
    Sponsors
    Institute of Noetic Sciences, Institute for Spirituality and Psychology
    • Dec 11, 2011
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join us for a lively discussion of the complexities of meditation and contemplative practice.

  • Cosponsored Event

    Sensing the Divine

    Toward a Science of Enlightenment with Marilyn Schlitz

    Presenter
    Marilyn Schlitz, PhD
    Sponsor
    CIIS Public Programs
    • Nov 16, 2011
    • San Francisco, CA

    In this presentation, we will explore the breakthroughs that are arising today as two truth systems--science and religious and spiritual traditions--interface to reveal new possibilities about our human potential.

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