Upcoming Events at the Academy

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Join us for Friday evening lectures and the occasional weekend workshop.

Lectures are $20 cash at the door unless noted and go from 7-9pm. Free attendance for children 18 and under.

Please RSVP for each event you plan to attend so we know how much seating to set up for the evening. Some of the one- or two-day events listed you can sign-up and pay for below.

2020 Events

Living in Flow: The Science of Synchronicity and How Your Choices Shape Your World

Sky Nelson-Isaacs MS
Friday, October 2  7pm
ZOOM & In-Person

Registration (with prepayment) required for Zoom attendance

If you’re unable to attend the live event, the recording link will be provided to you. Please note that as your choice when you register/pre-pay.

In-Person fee: $20 cash at the door

Sky Nelson-Isaacs MC photoExplaining synchronicity and flow using an easy-to-understand scientific model, physicist Sky Nelson-Isaacs describes how you can have more synchronous events and a greater state of flow in your everyday life. Referring to a cutting-edge scientific theory of synchronicity, Sky Nelson-Isaacs presents a model for living “in the flow” — whether at home or at work — which allows for a more flexible relationship with daily experiences. The world wraps itself around our choices, and working with synchronicity gives us an idea of what to do next. When we align with circumstance, circumstance aligns with us. Living in Flow weaves wisdom about the nature of meaning, purpose, and the peak experience of flow with personal narratives of meaningful coincidence.

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Nelson-Isaacs defines the current state of theoretical physics and quantum mechanics using illustrations and metaphors and explains the idea of Meaningful History Selection. Meaningful History Selection can help us explain why and how synchronicity happens and help us fit it into a rational worldview. By turns encouraging and empowering, Nelson-Isaacs tells us how our choices create meaning. If we understand how the responsivity of the cosmos works, then we can develop an informed relationship to meaning-making and purposefulness in our lives. From this we can align ourselves more effectively within our personal, professional, and community relationships and live more in flow. Book signing at end of event.

Sky is a theoretical physicist, speaker, author, and musician. He has a masters degree in physics from San Francisco State University, with a thesis in String Theory, and a BS in physics from UC Berkeley. Nelson-Isaacs has dedicated his life to finding his own sense of purpose, beginning as a student of the yogic master Sri Swami Satchidananda when he was less than five years old. His writing on topics like flow comes from integrating this experience into his life. He brings together the connection between synchronicity, physics, and real life using research and original ideas. An educator with nine years of classroom experience, Nelson-Isaacs is also a multi-instrumentalist and professional performer of award-winning original musical compositions.

Website: synchronicityinstitute.com  

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Zoom Event: Setting Our Compass for an End to Upside Down Living

Mark Gober
Friday, November 6  7pm
ZOOM EVENT

Registration (with prepayment) required

If you’re unable to attend the live event, the recording link will be provided to you. Please note that as your choice when you register/pre-pay.

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What drives all of your life’s priorities, values, and decisions? In the sequel to “An End to Upside Down Thinking,” Mark builds a science-based worldview from which we can create a compass for living. In stark contrast to his prior belief system, Gober explains why life is actually full of meaning. From this perspective, he lays out how we might approach life accordingly, along with the well-traveled “awakening” path that we're likely to encounter. At this pivotal juncture in human history, approaching life in a new way is the antidote that our civilization desperately needs.

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Mark is a senior member of Sherpa Technology Group in Silicon Valley, a firm that advises technology companies on mergers & acquisitions and strategy. He previously worked as an investment banking analyst in New York. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. Book signing at the event.

Website: markgober.com/  

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Open House & Orientation (In-Person or via Zoom)

In-Person or via Zoom
Wednesday, Oct 28 2020
Wednesday, Dec 2 2020

7 to 8:30 pm PST

RSVP required. Specify attendance via Zoom or In-Person (Zoom info will be provided after RSVP).

Meet faculty and students, experience a guided meditation, and learn detailed information about the Academy curriculum and courses. Our Open House & Orientation is where all your questions are answered.

The next course, Intuition Medicine: Healing I, begins Tuesday, September 8 2020 and attendance at one of these Orientation dates is mandatory for new students. Join us for the Academy Open House & Orientation, and bring your friends!

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*These take place four times each year: July, August, October, and November.