Kim McCaul

11-18-14  Kim McCaul is an author and consultant anthropologist in the areas of Australian Aboriginal land rights, heritage and cross-cultural awareness. He has a long-standing interest in cross-cultural conceptions of consciousness. In 1995, he started researching his own consciousness through a visit to a meditation center in Indonesia, and since 1997, he has been using the theoretical and practical frameworks of conscientiology to increase his multidimensional understanding. His book is entitled, “Multidimensional Evolution – Personal Explorations of Consciousness”.

Heather Mendel

11-17-14 Heather Mendel Artist, author, mystic and speaker was born and educated in South Africa. After studying in Italy and the United States, she graduated as a speech and hearing therapist. She has taught calligraphic arts and women’s spirituality in this country and abroad. An ongoing student of universal spiritual teachings, she combines her love of the written letter with inspirational wording in her commissions, both corporate and personal from her calligraphic studios in California and Upstate New York. She enhances her original designs with intricate, illuminated and painted borders that compliment her calligraphy. Her newest book and card deck bring together Kabbalah and Tarot in a completely original manner. The book is entitled, The Syzygy Oracle: Transformative Tarot and The Tree of Life along with a 32 card deck of elegant and powerful images. Heather offers a welcome to the intuitive, Sacred/Divine Feminine into everyday awareness.

David Eby Cellist

11-11-14  David Eby Cellist, educator, actor began musical studies at 6, and his public debut as cellist with the Pittsburgh Symphony at 16.  He is the founding cellist for the musical storytelling troupe, Tales & Scales, developing his composing, arranging, improvising, and acting skills. In 1996 he joined internationally known band, Pink Martini,touring the US, France, and performed with the Portland Opera Orchestra and the Oregon Symphony. In 1999 he left the music world to teach at the Living Wisdom School in Beaverton, OR, learning the Education for Life philosophy. He moved to the Ananda Village in Nevada City, CA, as music director for 16 years, music and taught at Ananda College. David is featured in the film, FINDING HAPPINESS as the tour guide for the visiting journalist (Elisabeth Rohm).  He produced, composed, arranged, and recorded the soundtrack for FINDING HAPPINESS. He is founder of  Voices of Light Virtual Choir and Attune Music Academy, teaching musicians to align themselves with inspiration for optimal performance.

Oscar Miro-Quesada

11-10-14  Oscar Miro-Quesada is the originator of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of cross-cultural shamanism and visionary founder of The Heart of the Healer Foundation (THOTH). A respected kamasqa curandero and altomisayoq adept from Peru, don Oscar’s apprenticeship in northern coastal huachuma curanderismo and initiation into the southeastern Andean paqokuna shaman/priesthood, formally took place between the years 1969 and 1986. He is the co-author of a new book along with Bonnie Glass Coffin, entitled, Lessons in Courage