Classes, Courses & Retreats

Online and In Person Courses & Programs

Welcome to our events webpage. We are pleased to offer Online and In Person classes, courses, training and retreats. Please see our schedule of events listed below…

Our Educational Philosophy – Conscious living, mindfulness, meditation, ecological wisdom, shamanic healing and evolutionary thinking is integrated with a diverse new thought holistic philosophy in our mindfulness programs. Our focus is an open new thought evolutionary philosophy, taking the best teachings of many beliefs and practices. We utilize the healing and insightful aspects of nature in many of our educational programs.

We offer diverse new thought holistic & well-being classes, courses and retreats such as –


  • Mindfulness Training & Courses
  • Meditation Classes and Practice
  • Conscious Living & Mindfulness Classes
  • Quiet Contemplation Classes and Practice
  • Energy Work & Intuitive Training
  • Sacred Silence Courses and Practice
  • Wilderness & Nature Based Therapy
  • Science of the Mind Courses
  • Yoga & Various Healing Arts
  • Shamanic Healing Courses
  • Medicine Wheel Workshops
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Intuitive & Spiritual Awareness Classes
  • Divine Love & Spiritual Relationship Courses
  • Vision Quest Classes
  • Spirituality Courses
  • Cleansing Rituals and Sweat Lodge Ceremonies
  • And much more…

Our Online Classes and Courses are offered in various formats – webinars, phone conferences and video courses.

In Person Classes & Retreats are usually held near or directly in the Mt Jefferson Wilderness, near Detroit, Oregon.  We also offer classes in Salem, Oregon and other locations throughout Oregon.

Modern Shamanism & Shamanic Healing - Online Class

2 hour online webinar class & video course –  Saturday January 10th, 2020 – 1 pm PST.

Note – Class is available as an online video course if you can’t make the webinar or want to learn at your own pace.

Learn how this ancient earth based spirituality is utilized today in our modern world.  Shamanism is a powerful spiritual practice and many of its ancient tools can be learned by anyone with an open mind and heart. Utilize the power of the earth, the elements of earth, air, water and fire, and the importance of ceremony. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools for your own personal practice during this 2 hour introductory class. Please email for more specifics.  Class Fee – $65

Reserve a space now!  (No fee required to pre-register)

Meditation 101 - Meditation & Mindfulness Online Class

90 minute online webinar class. Class date – Saturday, February 15th, 2020 –  1 pm PST. Class is recorded for direct access anytime if you can’t make the live webinar.

This 90 minute workshop will allow you to learn about and practice meditation and how it applies to mindfulness. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during this insightful and introductory workshop. Learn the importance of silence and quiet time in our lives.  This information will give you a firm foundation on how to feel more awakened and aware with meditation.  Course Fee is $45 for a 90 minute webinar class & recorded video course.

Reserve a space and sign up now.  (No fee required to pre-register)

Wilderness Meditation & Mindfulness Class

One day wilderness class –  Saturday March 21st, 2020, 10-6  Mt Jefferson Wilderness Area, Oregon

Learn and practice mindfulness and meditation in the beautiful area of Detroit Lake & Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Oregon. This one day class will allow you to experience mindfulness and meditation in the quiet atmosphere of nature. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools during the day long workshop. Limited to 10 persons.  Please email or call for more specifics.  Class Fee – $85

Reserve a space now!  (No fee required to pre-register)

The Four Pillars & 11 Steps of Mindfulness - 4 Week Online Mindfulness Training

Video Course – 4 – 75 minute online video classes –  5 hours total instruction time. New session starts February 2020

Mindfulness is a key to awakening our true unlimited potential. In a fast paced world it is essential we learn ways to slow down and find a sense of peace, balance and harmony in our lives. The Four Pillars of Mindfulness course will focus on teaching you tools and techniques by focusing on each of the four part of ourselves – Mind, Body, Spirit and Emotions. Each of these fours parts is essential to find mindfulness and balance. This course will go into detail on how to focus, heal and awaken these four parts of ourselves and achieve a state of mindfulness in your life. We will also study the 11 key steps of mindfulness and how these help you become more awakened and aware. These steps will help you with tools & techniques to achieve mindfulness. With 4- 75 minute online video classes, we will help you find your mindfulness and live a more harmonious and fulfilling life.

Class Fee – $195 for 4 – 75 minute online video classes. 5 hours total instruction time. All 4 sessions are recorded and accessible to you at anytime. Direct access to the instructor during and after course. Please contact us with your questions and get more information with the button below.

Course is online with both live and recorded sessions available.  New course begins February 2020

Sacred Silence - Wilderness Meditation Retreat

Two-day overnight wilderness camping trip Mt Jefferson Wilderness, Detroit, Oregon – Saturday May 30th, 2020 – Sunday May 31st, 2020.

Learn the transformative power of sacred silence and meditation in the beautiful sacred area of Mt Jefferson Wilderness. This overnight trip will allow you to learn and practice the techniques of contemplation in the quiet atmosphere of the wilderness. We will discuss and practice techniques and learn important tools to bring back with you. Please note – Hiking with a backpack is required. It will be a short trip, but we will be hiking about 2 miles each way to reach our destination and then will hike back out at the end of the next day. Limited to 5 persons. Most food and meal preparation is provided. We request that you bring your personal camping equipment, but we can provide you with help if requested. Retreat Fee – $225. Please email or call for more specifics.

Reserve a space now!  (No fee required to pre-register)

Future Courses & Retreats – Please let us know if you are interested in a specific type of class or retreat. Check back on our calendar of events as we will add additional programs to our schedule of upcoming events.

Private Group Courses & Retreats – are available on request. We offer various educational and wilderness programs for small groups, businesses, families and individuals. Day and overnight trips and programs can be scheduled. Please contact us with your requests.

Individual Sessions – I also offer individual private life coaching & spiritual healing sessions. Please go to my Coaching & Counseling webpage for more info.

Signing-Up for an Event – We have a simple online sign-up form available for each specific event. There is no cost for the initial sign-up. This reserves your space for the event. More info will be sent to you once you sign-up.

Sliding Scale Fees and Scholarships – To keep our programs available to everyone we offer sliding scale fees and scholarships.

In-person Classes – To provide a healing atmosphere all in person programs are limited to small groups of not more than 10 individuals, with overnight wilderness programs limited to 5 persons. All participants will need to provide personal transportation to our class locations. Please let us know if you have any questions or special needs.

Additional Non-Profit Program – helping people in need – We recognize that many people cannot afford alternative healing nor have access to it. Although we offer programs to everyone interested, our healing philosophy also has a non profit heart-centered focus. We will also offer free, subsidized, and sliding scale programs to those with limited or no income, including working with at-risk youth, veterans, survivors of violence & domestic abuse, and other special needs persons. Please contact me with your requests.

Want to know more about our educational philosophy? Please check out our other webpages for a more in depth view of what we offer.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about our classes and retreats.  Namaste.

Brian Heater – Life Coach –  Transforming Ourselves