Easter & Passover Symposium and Celebration: Yoga and Sacred Healing


Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. A practicing yogi from a very young age, Swami Swaroopananda has dedicated his life to the practice and teaching of yoga. He taught in Yoga Teacher Training Courses around the world and is currently teaching advanced yoga philosophy courses and lectures internationally. He is Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat and Acharya (spiritual director) for the Sivananda centers and ashrams in the Bahamas and the Middle East. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres.

John Perkins

John Perkins is the author of Shapeshifting, The World Is As You Dream It, and other books on indigenous cultures; the founder and board member of Dream Change and the Pachamama Alliance, nonprofit organizations devoted to establishing a sustainable, just, and peaceful world; and winner of the 2012 John Lennon/Yoko Ono Peace Prize. His exposé, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, spent over 70 weeks on the New York Times bestseller lists. His two follow-up books, The Secret History of the American Empire, and Hoodwinked, provide a plan for creating a better world.


Stephan Schwartz

Stephan A. Schwartz, author of Remote Viewing, is the Senior Samueli Fellow of the Samueli Institute, a research associate of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory of the Laboratories for Fundamental Research, and a columnist for the peer-reviewed journal Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. For 40 years, he has been studying the nature of consciousness and has produced and written a considerable body of work about consciousness and remote viewing. Schwartz is part of the small group that founded modern remote viewing research. His research team discovered Cleopatra’s Palace, Marc Anthony's Timonium, and ruins of the Lighthouse of Pharos, as well as sunken ships along the California coast and in the Bahamas. In his other areas of research, he has explored creativity, spiritual epiphany, and therapeutic intention and healing. Stephan A. Schwartz currently serves on the board of directors of the International Remote Viewing Association.


Master Ou Wen Wei

Master Ou Wen Wei is a Qigong Master and the originator of the unique Pan Gu Shen Gong system through which he has successfully healed patients suffering from cancer, heart disease, and other chronic conditions. He is the author of seven books including The Path of Life and Pan Gu Mystical Qigong.


Marilyn Rossner

Marilyn Rossner, PhD, is the co-founder of the International Institute of Integral Human Sciences, and founder-president of The Spiritual Science Fellowship of Canada. She is a retired professor of special care counseling, a children’s behavior therapist, and one of the world’s most gifted intuitives.


Brett Bevell

Reiki master Brett Bevell is author of New Reiki Software for Divine Living: An Energetic Embodiment of Divine Grace, The Reiki Magic Guide to Self-Attunement, and Reiki For Spiritual Healing. A poet and performance artist, he is also author of America Needs a Woman President and America Needs a Buddhist President, a poem that initially aired nationwide on NPR’s All Things Considered. Brett teaches regularly at Omega Institute for Holistic Studies.