Secrets of Your Cells

Conscious Living Workshop

Secrets of Your Cells

Science and the Sacred

Friday, Aug 23, 2013, 4:00 PM –
Sunday, Aug 25, 2013, 1:30 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Sondra Barrett, PhD
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
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Through a powerful synthesis of biomedical science and ancient wisdom traditions, biochemist and “cellular shaman” Dr. Sondra Barrett offers practical strategies our cells have for healing and thriving. Discover how cells communicate, how thoughts and tensions influence cellular expression, and learn to access your own cell powers to make a difference in your life.

Barrett expands what we think we know about our cells, revealing how they offer invaluable skills and wisdom for inspiration, transformation and healing. Trillions of invisible cells create our physical body, contain the divine spark of life, and carry know-how to self-diagnose, repair, regulate, reproduce and restore. When we extrapolate what has been learned by science about the structure (cytoskeleton) of our cells, we find that it is a place where yoga, sound, energy, stretching, dancing, singing, and qigong, can have beneficial effects. We have a shapeshifting structure as part of our essential makeup.

Embracing the deep-rooted conflict between science and spirituality, Dr. Barrett offers new ideas that ancient traditions may, in fact, have roots in our cells and molecules. Can our inner cellular universe invoke spiritual wisdom and practical solutions for living well?

Beyond their biochemical abilities and knowledge for living, listening and thriving, our cells carry powerful intelligence to assist us in letting go, diminishing stress, and finding deeper meaning in life. By searching for the sacred within our cells we might well find the divine within ourselves.

Participants will:

  • Learn how cells initiate healing and listen to every word we think
  • Discover 3 things cells can teach us about relationships
  • Explore 5 strategies for gaining inner wisdom and strengthening the sense of self
  • Uncover the powerful matrix of your cells as you experience holding on and letting go
  • Explore the shamanic shapeshifting nature in your cells
  • Practice body prayers that align body, mind, and spirit

This program is based on Barrett’s new book Secrets of Your Cells.

Sondra Barrett completed a PhD in biochemistry from the University of Illinois, post-doctoral training in immunology at the University of California, and spearheaded cancer research and supportive care programs. An author and photographer who travels the world of inner space with her microscope, mind and heart, she offers practical integration of medical science with spirituality. In addition to Secrets of Your Cells, she has also written Wine’s Hidden Beauty (2009, Mystic Molecules Media), and produced an audio CD, Molecular Messengers of the Heart.

Registration fees include program and freshly prepared meals.

  • $295 EarlyBird Fee through August 5
  • $325 Regular Fee through August 20
  • $355 Last Minute Fee thereafter

Onsite lodging is $75 per person per night for a Shared Room or $99 per night for a Single Room. Sign-ups within 72 hours of the workshop will be on a space-available basis and will incur a $30 Administration Fee,  so please register early. If you are interested in booking an additional night, please contact Dylan Schneider at

Those cancelling at least two weeks before the start of the workshop (through August 9th, 2013) will receive a full refund, less a $50 processing fee. To cancel, please call Dylan Schneider at 707-779-8202. If IONS must cancel the workshop, you will receive a full refund.

10 Continuing Education Credits are available for MFTL and RNs.

Arrival and Departure
Check-in and access to accommodations is from Friday from 4:00—5:45 pm. The workshop begins with dinner at 6pm on Friday. Guests are requested to be checked out of their room by lunchtime on Sunday. For more information on directions and transportation, see Plan Your Stay.

Further Information
For more information or help with registration, please email or call 707-779-8202.

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