Your Conference Leaders:
Ingrid Newkirk is the president and founder of
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. She has written a
dozen books about helping animals, including Making Kind Choices
and One Can Make a Difference. She was named a top businessperson
of the year by Fortune magazine and Washingtonian of the Year
by Washingtonian magazine, has appeared on numerous national
television programs, and is the subject of two documentaries. She
enjoys a lively debate and the opportunity to show how easy it is to
make animal-friendly choices.
Ed Shapiro and Deb Shapiro
are award winning authors and meditation teachers.
Their intention is to bring inspiration, wisdom, and compassion
to the world. They teach meditation, Yoga Nidra,
mindful awareness, and body-mind wisdom. Ed and Deb
are the authors of Be the Change and Your Body Speaks
Your Mind, and are featured bloggers at Oprah.com and
HuffingtonPost.com. They host the celebrated “Going
Out Of Your Mind” radio show.
Peter Woodbury, MSW,
a graduate of Harvard University
and Boston University, is a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist in
Virginia Beach with a focus on the use of spirituality and faith as
tools for personal transformation. He is a popular presenter on key
topics from the Cayce readings, an A.R.E. tours leader, the instructor
of A.R.E.’s Past-Life Regression Hypnotherapy Certification, and is on
the faculty of Atlantic University.
Lynn Sparrow Christy
is a teacher, writer, licensed
minister, and hypnotherapist life coach who has been involved with
the Cayce readings for decades. She is the author of Beyond Soul
Growth: Awakening to the Call of Cosmic Evolution and numerous
home-study courses based on the Cayce material. Lynn is committed
to helping today’s spiritual seekers find authentic and practical
pathways to growth.
An A.R.E. staff member for twelve years, Karen
currently serves as the liaison and a member of the Glad Helpers
Prayer Healing Group. A student of meditation and world religions,
she has been practicing a daily prayer and meditation devotion for
over fifteen years.
Dawn Hogue, MA, CMT
A graduate of the Cayce/
Reilly® School of Massage and Naropa University, Dawn has
worked in the healing arts field for 20 years. She has a Master’s
degree in Somatic Psychology and has been a student of the
Cayce readings for the past 25 years.