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Annual New Year's Conference: Renewing the Energy of Your Body, Mind and Spirit
This year, resolve to live the life your soul intended as we give you insights and inspiration for personal and spiritual renewal and healing using three powerful and effective tools: Emotional Freedom Technique ("E.F.T." or "Tapping"), the "A Search for God" material, and the energy of Feng Shui. Plus, ring in the New Year with a festive party with music, dancing, light refreshments, and a peaceful midnight meditation. ***
December 29, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Virginia Beach , VA


We are living in a time of great change, which presents us with an exceptional opportunity to reclaim our strength, adjust our focus, and become spiritual alchemiststransforming ourselves and the world around us. This year, resolve to create your own positive future and to build a happier, healthier, more peaceful, more fully aware and successful life.

This program will give you transformational tools from three practical and enduring sources—the wisdom of the A Search for God material, the body-mind healing power of Emotional Freedom Technique (also known as "EFT" or "Tapping"), and the restorative power of Feng Shui.


Experience a full-day workshop on Emotional Freedom Technique  (also known as "EFT" or "Tapping") with certified instructor Jan Watkins JD, MSW and discover the amazing power of this “emotional acupressure” to improve your life, eliminate anxiety and fear, strengthen your immune system, and unblock and balance your body’s energy fields.

Feng Shui expert Peggy Cross, ASID will bring you new ways to revitalize and renew the positive vibrations of your home and create harmony, attract prosperity, improve relationships, and restore attunement.

Explore the A Search for God study group material—considered by many to be Edgar Cayce’s greatest legacy—with long-time students/teachers Corinne Cayce, MA, Karen Boldt, and Judith Stevens. Whether you are a current or former study group member, or just want to gain new tools to accelerate your spiritual development, you will find practical new insights and inspiration to apply the life-changing lessons of this classic work to your daily life. You’ll be both inspired and enlightened as they bring the history, message, and purpose of this great work to life.

You don't need to be in a study group to benefit from these soul-expanding lessons.


The life-changing lessons in the A Search for God material, considered by many to be Edgar Cayce's greatest legacy, were given in response to a small group of people interested in Cayce's psychic gift. They asked him for a reading on how they too might help bring light and truth to a waiting world. So began a series of readings on spiritual laws and their application—twelve simple yet challenging steps to spiritual advancement—now studied by tens of thousands of people all over the world.

Explore this great work and learn to apply these lessons to your daily life to accelerate your own spiritual awakening. Whether you study these profound teachings individually or with a partner or group, you will find them to be an ever-helpful source for continued growth and inner peace.

The lessons and wisdom explored this weekend can help you:


  • Create harmony in your home, relationships, and career with the energy medicine principles of Feng Shui
  • Use "tapping" for uniting, healing, and energizing body, mind, and spirit
  • Understand the power of meditation and prayer to our soul growth
  • Relate more fully to God and humanity and live life more abundantly
  • Learn how the original Study Group #1 overcame personality conflicts and past-life influences
  • Extend unconditional love and service to others

As the year draws to a close, many of us review the past year and decide to make changes and improvements to help fulfill the limitless promise of the new year. But as the days go by, we often find ourselves returning to the same past patterns. But not this year!




Friends of A.R.E. Camp Meeting and Potluck
Make plans to join us and learn about A.R.E. Camp, meet organizers and participants, and celebrate this amazing legacy! Monday, December 31, 4:30 p.m. in the Copeland Dining room. All are welcome! For more information contact Malenka Kaydan at, or call 757-457-7162.

A Search for God Study Group Gathering and Q&A
Monday, December 31 at 2:00 p.m. Fellowship and renewal for current and past A Search for God group members. North wing of porch.

A Luminary Prayer Circle
Monday, December 31, 7:00 p.m., led by the Virginia Beach Glad Helpers Healing Prayer Group, will be held in the Meditation Room to honor the original Study Group members and others who have influenced the Study Group Program over the decades. For more information or to have your loved one's name added to the luminary list, contact Karen Boldt at 757-457-7166 or 

Don't miss this favorite A.R.E. tradition—ring in the new year with like-minded friends old and new!

Special group rates and scholarships available to current Study Group members. Groups of five or more can receive 20% off their tuition! Contact Customer Service for details.
Additional Info and Schedule
December 29 - 31, 2018
Virginia Beach Headquarters
Edgar Cayce's A.R.E.
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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A great granddaughter of Edgar Cayce, Corinne Cayce was raised on material from the Cayce readings and has continued to study and apply the readings as the core of her spiritual path.  The sudden and unexpected death of her father, Charles Thomas Cayce, in 2016, pushed her to explore more deeply the readings related to death and loss.  Corinne is a speaker and writer for the A.R.E. and a life coach who focuses on helpline clients incorporate material from Cayce readings into their daily lives.  She has a Master's degree in leadership from Naropa University and lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains outside Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband and two children. 


Jan L. Watkins, JD, MSW, is a coach and psychotherapist whose practice integrates traditional and nontraditional modalities, including Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and other energy psychology techniques. Jan is an international EFT Universe expert practitioner, trainer, and mentor. She contributed to the Clinical EFT Handbook, Volume 1.

For more information on her work, please visit  


Judith Stevens has been a student of the Cayce material for over 45 years. Currently A.R.E.’s National Outreach Manager, she also founded A.R.E.’s Prison Outreach Program and was formerly manager of the Study Group Department. As a staff member for over 20 years, she is a regular long-time contributor to Venture Inward and the A.R.E. Journal, and is also a poet, musician, and yoga instructor.


Peggy Cross, A.S.I.D. began her Feng Shui career in 1994 and has taught, lectured and consulted for colleges, museums, churches, bookstores, art centers, real estate companies and various organizations from coast to coast. Peggy is an award winning interior designer, a published author in Architectural Digest and is currently an adjunct instructor at The Art Institute of Virginia Beach. She is also a professional working artist in the spiritually guided intuitive genre. Her mission is to uplift and guide her clients and students in creating joy, beauty and peace in their homes and in their lives.

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Karen Boldt has been on the A.R.E. staff since 2003, serving in a variety of departments including the A.R.E. Health Center & Spa, the Cayce/Reilly School of Massage, and Youth and Family Services. She currently oversees A Search for God/Spiritual Growth Groups and Prayer and Meditation Services. A student of the Cayce Readings, focusing on the 262 and 281 series, Karen has held a daily prayer and meditation devotion for over 17 years. She is also a member of the Glad Helpers Prayer Healing Group, a workshop facilitator, and A.R.E. speaker.


is Executive Director and CEO of Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research & Enlightenment, A.R.E. ( and Atlantic University, AU (,responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Edgar Cayce organizations. As both student and teacher of the Cayce material for more than forty years, he has lectured on countless subjects in front of thousands of individuals upon five different continents.

A prolific writer, he is the author of more than 25 books, including the best-selling Edgar Cayce on the Akashic Records, Edgar Cayce on Soul MatesContemporary Cayce, Edgar Cayce on Auras and Colors (co-author), Edgar Cayce on Reincarnation and Family Karma, Edgar Cayce's Twelve Lessons in Personal Spirituality and The Best Dream Book Ever. He also authored A.R.E.'s "Dream App" for both iPhone and Android. 

Known for his knowledge of the Edgar Cayce information, his sense of humor, and his ability to explain complex topics in a straightforward and easy to understand manner, Kevin remains one of A.R.E.'s most popular speakers. In addition to his speaking engagements for A.R.E., he will be speaking September 7-9, 2018, at Omega on the topic of “Edgar Cayce and the Akashic Records.”  



Ellen Cayce served on A.R.E.’s staff for 18 years, and currently is manager of A.R.E. Tours. She will lead our special World Peace Meditation and Dances of Universal Peace, a favorite A.R.E. New Year’s tradition.


Vickie Shufer, MS, is a naturalist, forager, and herbalist. She is the author of The Everything Guide to Foraging and the editor and publisher of The Wild Foods Forum newsletter.