From Grieving to Believing

Releasing the Pain, Remembering Love


John Holland, David Kessler, Paul Denniston

August 4-6, 2017
Friday-Sunday, 2 nights
CE Credits available

$375 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.


Program Description

Are you yearning to hear from a loved one who has died? 

Do you suffer from any regret or guilt of things said or unsaid?  

Do you long to experience that soul connection again? 

This weekend is a time to discover new techniques to deal with the pain of grief on a deep soul level, connecting mind, body, and spirit.

This workshop brings together three experts in their fields—John Holland, David Kessler, and Paul Denniston—who will provide new skills to support the soul’s healing process and by doing so deepen your awareness.

This program has been carefully designed to gently help you:

  • Release the pain that is associated with grief and better understand the bereavement process
  • Live your life now while remembering and honoring your past
  • Recognize and interpret the signs from Spirit, and come away knowing that love never dies—it only transforms.

This life-changing weekend incorporates illuminating insights from the Spirit World with a set of tools to help you live more easefully with loss and release the pain associated with grief that can reside in the body. Together, John, David, and Paul will help you to create the mindset that enables you to face the loss of a loved one and heal your heart.

Faculty Bio

John Holland

John Holland, author of the best-selling Spirit Whisperer, is one of the top psychic mediums and spiritual teachers on the world stage. Host of the weekly Hay House Radio show Spirit Connections, he has helped thousands of people reconnect with beloved family members and friends who have died, with spectacular results.

His public demonstrations provide audiences with a rare glimpse into the fascinating subject of mediumship, which he delivers in his own unique style.

John has starred in several television specials, including A&E’s Mediums: We See Dead People, as well as his own pilot, Psychic History, for the History Channel. He is author of the best sellers Power of the Soul: Inside Wisdom for an Outside WorldPsychic Navigator: Harnessing Your Inner GuidanceBorn Knowing, and three top-selling oracle decks and associated apps, as well as five online workshops, including the highly popular Signs From Your Soul.

David Kessler

David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life.

David is the author of five bestselling books, including the newly released You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death, with Louise Hay. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 best-selling hospice book, received praise from Mother Teresa.

David’s services have been used by Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon. David’s work has been featured on CNN, NBC, Fox, PBS, and The Dr Oz Show. David is a contributing writer for, Dr. Oz’s, Anderson Cooper 360 and The Huffington Post.

Paul Denniston

Paul Denniston is the developer of Grief Yoga, which uses grief as fuel for healing and combines many forms of yoga to help release sadness and anger and bring people to greater peace and happiness.

Paul dedicated himself to studying grief with some of the top leaders on loss, including David Kessler, William Worden, Elisabeth Kübler Ross, and Peter Levine. He also worked and studied with yoga masters Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa and Seane Corn. Paul has taught the techniques and exercises of Grief Yoga to more than 4,000 therapists, counselors, and health-care professionals to use with their patients in the United States, England, and Australia.

Paul has volunteered with one of the largest hospices in Los Angeles, offering Heart Touch massage to the dying. He also taught movement at the Stella Adler Academy in Hollywood and currently teaches at core Power Yoga on Los Angeles.



Why Attend

  • Embark on a profound healing journey for your mind, body, and heart as you gain important new understandings for how to live your life after the loss of a loved one.

  • Free yourself from the psychological and physical pain of grief with a set of tools to help you compassionately identify, locate, and release the pain.

  • Transform your relationship to life with a newfound awareness about death.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.


Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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