it begins with a confession

We started by trying to write a sales page. We wanted to tell you all the reasons why an apprenticeship could change your life – help you serve those in your life as well as yourself. To tell you how beautiful the land that’s waiting is and how much we want to share what we’ve learned with you.

Then we remembered we aren’t really business people. We are teachers not sellers.  So we decided instead to write you a love letter – the part of us that is able to see every bit of the beauty and the wholeness of you, reaching out to the part of you that knows you are ageless, worthy, infinitely lovable.

Along the way, we’ll share a bit about our invitation to play – to dive deep, to connect and to learn all that we have gathered over thirty five years of experience and teaching. Feel free to read for that or just soak in the love that we are sending with every word on this page.

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.” Rumi

you are amazing

You are an expression of the sacred wholeness of the world.

You’re an invitation to the party of life – an invitation for joy, hope, pleasure, sadness, grief, heartbreak, ecstasy, inspiration – all of it – to dance through you.

There’s nothing in you that needs fixing.

You are not broken even if some days you feel like you have been shattered against the rocks.

You are not lost even if some days you feel like you are wandering, uncertain which step to take next.

You are not alone even if some days you feel it’s you against the world.

You are a part of the whole, part of the entirety of the love that is the core expression of life itself. You are an expression of the universe reaching out to witness itself through you. The universe is challenging you to accept that it is transformed by the simple act of you opening your eyes to realize the interconnectedness of all things.

You are nothing short of a miracle in the making – unfolding and renewed everyday..

nothing worse

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”  Eleanor Roosevelt


Maybe there’s nothing worse than to come to the end of your life and realize that you haven’t fully lived it.   
That you’ve treated life as something fragile to be protected rather than something expandable and infinite to be explored. That you’ve lived other people’s dreams for you and never lived your own.

Every one of us has greatness within us – just like every acorn feels a call to become a mighty oak. But it takes a risk to fully become. It takes overcoming fears, doubts, insecurities to be a fully expressed, free range human when so many people are living in captivity.

We don’t know what your call is – the whisper of greatness that comes to you in your dreams and floats through the air in your moments of stillness – but you do. You know there is something magical in you just waiting to arise, a dragon waiting to come out of the cave – breathe fire, spread her wings and fly the open skies.

feed the dragons

Dragonfly

“Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.”  Rainer Maria Rilke

guides for the journey

“We are the ones that we’ve been waiting for.”  Hopi saying


We have never been the types of folks to keep quiet, to check the boxes and to make everyone happy. We certainly tried it, but it never quite worked, never felt like it was
us.  After all we’re both artists by calling and temperament.

We are travelers in the danger waters,   crossers of boundaries of gender, nationality, and race.  Adventures of the mind and spirit.

And we have spent our lives learning. We’re still learning.

We want to pass on what we have learned – all of it.  So we’re inviting a special group of people – perhaps you – to join us as we share the deep learnings of psychomagic – the transformation of the mind, body and soul.

We would write it down in a book and send it to you if we could. But there are some things that must be passed from person to person, hand to hand,  whispered in ears and shared with the soul of another. For thousands of years wisdom has been passed down from one to another just like this.

The clock is ticking. Each tock means there’s a second less that you have to live the life that’s calling you.

You can always choose the easy path. The path that gets you home on time, that makes sure everyone is happy, that checks all the boxes, that doesn’t stir the pot or tempt fate.

There is another path you can travel. There’s a world where all the old lists get thrown out, and the only approval you need is from the person looking back at you in the mirror.

There’s a bigger world out there filled with

Magical possibilities –
Dragonflies –
Flights of fancy –
Wild horses running free –
Vast skies of new ideas –
Whales breaching in a pristine ocean –
and visions of the world we long for — 
all waiting to be discovered!

We are here to stir the pot,
tempt fate, 
swim in the depths, and soar with the dragons.

So we are making a sacred invitation from the light in us to the light in you.

dreaming from the heights

We invite you to disrupt, erupt, explode the old blueprints, dive into a new unknown, and begin again.

We invite you to live differently than you’ve ever lived before. Imperfectly. Vulnerably. Broken open and fully alive with life dripping from your fingers and squishing through your toes –  to return to your childlike authenticity, and fearlessness.

weaving it all together

“The difference between fear and awe is a matter of our eyes adjusting” Terry Tempest Williams

 

Our life has been filled with so much delicious learning, much of it together, as we have immersed ourselves in the riches of Buddhist meditation, deep ecology, hypnosis and neuro-linguistic programming.

Our clients lives have changed again and again, and yet we still wanted to know how the magic of transformation could happen more elegantly, more simply, with more love.

The result of this lifetime of study has been what we call the five changes. An approach that takes the best of everything we have learned and distilled them into a gentle, heart opening, life changing science of psycho-magic that is easy to learn.

It would be our honor to show you how to embody these practices in your own life as well as teach you to use them to change the lives of others.  

let the magic begin

Our invitation to apprentice – to learn together – to laugh, cry, delight, expand, transform and evolve – is here for you if you are ready.

We are calling a community of old souls, a wisdom council, who is ready to support each other as we learn together. You may even think of it as your transformational family.

Each one’s journey, like each one’s life, will be unique – designed just for you to meet your own personal and professional goals. You will experience retreats on the sacred land we call our home as well as personal coaching from both Caitriona and Michele. You will dive deeply into the how to’s of psychomagic.

We are more than happy to share all the details of what you will learn but, of course, there will be so much more than we could ever describe on your journey. Let’s begin with a simple conversation to see if this is your call.

gathering at Manzanita

“You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.” Dogen Zenji

taking up the call

walking the labyrinth

You are here to live a life more extraordinary than you perhaps have ever dreamed. And you are more ready than you ever imagined.

If you can hear your soul calling, if you feel drawn to dive into this profound work, let’s have a conversation. Let’s dream together what life holds in store for you and what we may be able to share with you.  Simply email us and let’s begin the conversation.

all our love

signature caitriona michele