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The Learning Institute for Growth, Healing and Transformation (LIGHT) is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Normally, events sponsored by LIGHT will take place in Winnipeg.

LIGHT Events Winter/Spring 2019

LIGHT is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with McNally Robinson Booksellers as part of their Community Classroom program. The following events/classes will be held in the Winter/Spring of 2019:

“Is Winnipeg a Spiritual Energy Center?”
Douglas Staley

Situated in the heart of the North American continent, Winnipeg is one of the most unique and intriguing cities in the world, yet largely unnoticed and underappreciated. But those sensitive to the energy currents of Mother Earth recognize the deeply spiritual qualities of our city. The multimedia presentation will examine the astronomical, geographic, climatic and ecological factors, as well as the sociological, cultural and religious diversity of its human population, which both create and reflect the spiritual energy of Winnipeg.

Douglas Staley is the founder and president of LIGHT (Learning Institute for Growth, Healing and Transformation), a Winnipeg-based non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the world’s spiritual teachings with the community. He taught a statistics course at the University of Manitoba for more than 25 years and is currently a statistical consultant for the Office of Clinical Research, St. Boniface General Hospital.

Monday March 4, 2019 7 – 9 pm

“Contemporary Western Spiritual Teachers” (3 classes)

As humanity collectively faces unprecedented challenges in these transformative times, a number of gifted Western spiritual teachers have emerged to offer a universal teaching of spiritual awakening and evolution appropriate for the contemporary world. The three-part class will explore the teachings of Eckhart Tolle (author of The Power of Now), the nondual direct path of awakening set forth by Jeff Foster (author of The Wonder of Being and The Deepest Acceptance) and the Fourth Way teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff (originator of the ‘enneagram’). Each class will feature a film presentation, supplementary handouts, experiential exercises and practices, and the opportunity for discussion and reflection.

Friday March 22, 2019, Friday April 26, 2019 and Friday May 24, 2019 2 – 4 pm

The events and classes will take place in the Community Classroom inside McNally Robinson Booksellers at Grant Park Shopping Center. Pre-registration is required. To register visit
www.mcnallyrobinson.com/classes or call 204-475-0483 or visit the bookstore during regular visiting hours.