Evolving the Astral Body
The Heart of the Why
An Integrated System for Evolving: Emotional and Spiritual Energy
Are you uncomfortable being called a “healer,” instead attracted to a professional, practitioner role?
Do you want to work with energy at the intersection of spirituality and science?
Are you seeking an integrated healing system, rather than weekend workshops offered by different “healers” or “masters”?
Are you seeking in-depth knowledge, time to practice, and insightful feedback from a seasoned mentor and guide?
Integrated Energy Healing
Energy Healing Institute’s graduates know with certainty that energy is always in the room.
Practitioners who certify in our programs learn to integrate all the pieces of their energy healing into a cohesive, working system to help clients. Students leave with a clear understanding of what they do and how they do it.
The Emotional Body
If there’s no presenting cause, no sign of disease or illness, why are people sick? Treating the physical body without knowing the root cause of the issue may leave practitioners and clients frustrated or confused with their needs unmet.
The answers usually lie in the Astral (Emotional) body.
Perhaps the client has suppressed, stuck emotions that they find uncomfortable or can’t safely express; it’s possible that energy cannot flow freely through the Astral, or emotional, body.
Knowledge of the chakras and the aura offer you clues, insights, and resources for helping people shift, grow, evolve and heal.
When a client presents with anxiety, depression, perfectionism, phobias, difficult relationships, or blockages, their energy–what they’re holding in their chakras and aura–is at the heart of the why. There is a persisting story leading the client to frame their perceptions and beliefs about life and what’s possible.
What does an energy practitioner do?
Working with clients who are dealing with a spectrum of challenges, themes, and patterns, energy practitioners learn to work with the Astral Body, or emotional body, to identify and treat the root cause of emotional, spiritual and energetic issues.
As a practitioner, getting to the heart of the why is about identifying and releasing the energy of the issues and patterns embedded in the story.
Who should enroll in the Evolving the Astral Body Practitioner Program?
Graduates of EHI’s Present of Presence course (prerequisite)
Those ready to dig in, grow, let go, and become who you’re meant to be (even practitioners must evolve!)
Alternative healers looking to become grounded, informed, and prepared to professionally support their clients’ healing and evolution
Massage therapists, physical therapists, coaches, therapists, and medical clinicians who want to learn how to access the emotional body for growth and healing
Do I join a Cohort? When do I start my learning?
There are three options for attending this program.
Option 1: If you are self-starting, want to begin learning immediately, and don’t have a high need for connection and collaboration when you’re learning, you can begin the program today! All of the content will be made available for you to progress through at a pace that you establish that fits your schedule and needs. You’ll attend 3 live, one-on-one calls during the program, and have access to EHI Instructors through the Comments feature in the learning system.
Option 2: Most participants opt for the Cohort Collaboration and Connection option. In this case, EHI’s Practitioners work in a cohesive cohort, moving through the online curriculum and meeting together via Zoom to review what’s been learned and practiced to deepen and anchor the learning. Cohorts launch 2-3 times/year. Registration is limited. We prefer quality over quantity at EHI! The next cohort launches on June 20. You can review the live call schedule in the Cohort Collaboration Calls tab below.
Option 3: There’s an option for 4 participants in the Cohort Collaboration and Connection to receive additional 1:1 time with EHI Instructors at strategic points in the program. The details are outlined in the Tuition tab below.
Practitioner Program Overview
Experience level: Experienced practitioners with integrated modalities as well as people seeking to launch a client practice dedicated to energy healing
Perfect for: Those interested in the work without the woo – you want to learn a grounded, efficacious energy healing system
Prerequisites: The Present of Presence, learn two foundational skills for energy regulation and embodied awareness
Class length: 85+ hours online curriculum, 75 hours of practice client experience, and if you choose to participate in a cohort program, 15 hours of live calls with your peer group and EHI Instructors. Practitioners tend to spend 6-8 hours/week engaging with the online course material. When they begin working with practice clients, the material comes to life, and it’s not unusual to invest 10-12 or so hours/week in client sessions. The pace is yours to choose within the framework of the overall program deadlines.
Cohorts: Form twice, sometimes three times a year. Class size is limited to a maximum of 15.
Cohort Collaborations: Meet with Jill or a certified Practitioner-Instructor online, throughout the program, to connect and share with your cohort. You’ll learn from each other’s experience, brings questions that the Instructors and your peers will answer. These calls deepen your learning, and bring you into connection with others who are building practices and integrating energy healing into their suite of offerings. These calls are available in the Cohort Collaboration & Connection and Premiun levels of the Astral Program. They are not included in the self-paced version of the program.
Through video-based learning, didactic understanding and experiential practice, EHI integrates effective adult learning models and methods to support learning. The program rolls out over time, in a sequential manner, from an overview of the Astral energy body, the chakras and aura, through self-care and energy hygiene. Once these resources are in place, practitioners learn to facilitate energy healing sessions from case intake and documenting sessions, facilitating energy clearing, and right through to teaching skills to clients.
Video Demonstrations: Every aspect of hands-on treatment is demonstrated on video to ensure ergonomic, correct hand placement and clearing and infusing efficacy.
- self-care skill illustrations
- hands-on and hands-off clearing illustrations
- guided meditation mp3s
- case intake and note taking templates
Practitioner Program Specifics
Deep grounding in the Astral body, the chakras and aura.
There is no single unified definition of the placement, role or function of the chakras. This energy healing system is grounded in the Western chakra system and the seven planes of consciousness, discovered and articulated by the Theosophists in the 1860’s. Fortunately, the definitions and understanding of the Western chakra system has been updated and modernized. None of us need to be managed or defined by the rigidity and tension of Victorian thinking! The Western chakra system incorporates a deep understanding of consciousness, and the magnificence of validating emotional awareness. Through this foundational lens, the chakras and aura are cleared to evolve, shift, resolve, grow and heal.
Energy healing begins with your own self-care.
You’ll learn and apply tools, skills, practices and protocols for evolving your own issues, patterns, behaviors, emotions and beliefs and thus be able to assure your clients of the efficacy of the work.
A thriving client practice requires energy hygiene.
You’ll practice simple, effective energy hygiene skills for ensuring a clean, hygienic treatment space. Individuation and separation are essential to this work; you don’t want or need what your clients release, and they don’t need your mojo either! Avoiding burnout begins with energy hygiene.
EHI’s Guidelines for Intentional Practice focalize your energy for working with your clients.
There is no central or unifying code of conduct and ethical practice in the energy healing field. The onus is on the energy school or program to establish appropriate boundaries of practice.
Learning hands-on and hands-off clearing skills, practices, tools and protocols and applying them in sessions with practice clients.
This program is experiential. You’ll submit session work on practice clients throughout the program for Instructor review and feedback.
You’ll learn and practice:
- Session opening & closing protocols
- Chakra clearing skills
- Aura clearing skills
- Protocols for specific energy issues
- Effective, concise Case Intake processes
- Developing treatment strategies
- Teaching skills to clients to support growth and evolution
Case intake & note taking essentials to evaluate case progression and ensure compliance.
Templates and a process for developing a brief, concise case intake, and session notes are included with the program. While you may have an intake and session notes process in place for other modalities, both new and experienced practitioners appreciate a format, model and approach for managing case activities.
Setting client intentions, designing treatment strategies & teaching skills to evolve client experience.
Intention setting is a bit of an art. Intentions focalize energy, and hone the clearing strategy, and provide context for teaching chakra and aura clearing skills to clients.
You’ll also learn to develop treatment strategies for your clients, using the case intake as a guide.
You’ll finish this set of Lessons with a comprehensive approach to teaching clearing skills to your clients so they can continue their work outside of their sessions with you.
Feedback on client sessions from EHI practitioner-instructors.
Depending on the program you choose, you’ll be engaged with Jill and EHI practitioner-instructors during the program. Every level you choose includes submitting assignments that help you internalize the learning, and help us see your progression with the material. As part of your Practicum, you’ll submit video footage of a client session, and provide documented cases for review and feedback. This rigor is how EHI practitioners build confidence in their ability to effectively support their clients healing and evolution. You’ll receive feedback by email, and have at least 3 live calls with EHI instructors as you progress through the material and the practicum.
Framework and approach for delivering remote sessions to clients.
You’ll learn how to deliver remote energy healing sessions, along with strategies for integrating them into your practice. Remote sessions extend your practice beyond your local community, and keep your practice afloat when circumstances arise that make it difficult to see clients in real-time. You’ll submit information about an additional 15 hours of remote session work to round out your experience with Astral energy healing.
As you successfully complete the Astral program elements, you’ll receive your Certificate of Achievement in the Astral Energy Healing: The Heart of the Why practitioner program. This is a huge milestone, and we’ll be honored to deliver your certification!
Regular Connection & Collaboration Calls with Jill Leigh & EHI Practitioner Instructors
(Note: Not included in the Self-paced version of the program.) The program includes a significant amount of self-study, but you’re never alone! Jill and EHI Instructors offer and attend regular, scheduled Connection & Collaboration Calls via Zoom as you progress through the content, where you can interact with your cohort, share your questions, and deepen your learning. Connection & Collaboration Calls are a powerful support for integrating the concepts you’ve learned and grounding your awareness. The Connection & Collaboration Calls include Case Supervision which give participants a taste of the incredible learning and growth that emerges from discussing cases, expanding treatment approaches and strategy, and solving concerns and problems that arise in any client practice.
Fee-based, 1-1 Case Supervision Sessions with Jill Leigh
Once the series of Supervision calls are completed within the program, ongoing Case Supervision is available on a 1-1 basis, or in a group format with Jill Leigh at her published hourly individual and group supervision rates.
I found Energy Healing Institute and started learning through the free course and blog posts. What I learned in the Astral practitioner program gave me the knowledge, confidence and courage to begin my work as an energy practitioner. Jill’s knowledge, her passion for bringing practitioners into a realm of excellence in practice means the world to me. Since finding EHI, I have taken a lot of courses with Jill and know that she has an exorbitant amount of patience for student questions, as well as an incredible amount of knowledge about people, patterns and client practice that she is more than willing to share. If you’re serious, ready and want to stand out in your community as a practitioner that people trust and grow with, this could be your energy healing home!
Kerry Lynne, Kirkland, WA
Cohort Collaboration Calls
(Note: Not included with the self-paced version of the program.) We will meet throughout the program as you learn and practice the program lessons and protocols. The purpose of the calls is to connect as a cohort, share insights and learning, and provide you with a forum for discussing your experiences with the material and your practice clients.
All calls are recorded and made available for the occasions where you might not be able to attend. You’re expected to attend the live calls, and your ability to work effectively with clients is enhanced through your active participation in Case Supervision.
All calls are scheduled for Tuesday, 12 noon Eastern, 9am Pacific, 5pm Western European Time
- June 13 – Cohort Launch
- July 11 – Astral Body Overview Part 1 & 2
- August 1 – Evolving Themes & Patterns in your Aura
- August 15 – Energy Hygiene & Boundaries
- August 29 – Pendulum Particulars
- September 12 – Session Opening & Closing, Applying Energy Hygiene
- October 3 – Chakra Clearing
- October 24 – Aura Maintenance
- November 7 – Intake, Session Notes, Aura Clearing
- November 21- Intentions, Treatment Strategy, Teaching Skills
- December 12 – Case Supervision 1
- January 2 – Case Supervision 2
- January 23 – Case Supervision 3
- February 13 – Case Supervision 4
- NOTE: Your Practicum is due by February 18
- February 27 – Remote Case Supervision 1
- March 12 – Remote Case Supervision 2
- NOTE: Your FINAL Practicum is due by March 23
- March 26 – FINAL CALL
What you’ll need to attend
Here’s the list of things you’ll need to complete this program:
- Laptop or tablet with built in or external video camera and microphone; Taking this program via smartphone is not recommended.
- Recording software for MP3s – tutorial and software suggestions are included in the program.
- Reliable internet access.
- Video software for MP4s – tutorial and software suggestions are included in the program. These can be recorded via smartphone.
- Pendulum – crystal or stone are preferable. Unless you’re a jewelry designer, please do not make your own pendulum! It needs to be balanced for accurate assessments.
- Massage table, pillow, sheets, blankets – optional eye pillows, knee bolsters, other props for client comfort and relaxation.
- 5-6 practice clients who work with you for between 10 and 15 session hours as a component of your Certification.
Program & Payment Options
Choose your Program based on your needs & budget
Choose what is most appropriate for you. Whatever you choose, you are required to pay the tuition in full to remain in good standing with and have access to the program, materials and Connection & Collaboration calls.
Option 1: Self-paced learning
- Access to the complete curriculum and three strategic 1:1 calls with an EHI Instructor during the program
- Ongoing support and questions answered through Comment feature in the learning system
- $2950 payable in full – a 10% discount
- $3250 payable in 6 monthly installments of $550
Option 2: Cohort Connection & Collaboration – our most popular option
- All of the self-paced learning
- 15 live, cohort & connection calls, including 6 case supervision calls to discuss client case strategies to increase the practice clients’ experience, deepen learning and support integration of the course material – an additional 15 hours of deep dive content the cohort co-creates!
- $4500 payable in full – a 10% discount
- $5000 payable in 6 monthly installments of $845
Option 3: Premium – 3 additional 1:1 calls & a 2-hour group business strategy call
- All of Option 1 and 2
- 3 additional 1:1 calls during the practice hours portion of the training (2 during face-to-face practice, 1 during remote client sessions) – a $900 value
- Two 2-hour group calls to discuss business strategy elements based on the participants needs and interests – followed by one 1:1 call with each participant to hone individual practice strategies – a $2000 value
- One strategic, 90-minute 1:1 call to hone individual client practice strategies – a $750 value
- Limit – 4 participants/cohort
- $7000 payable in full – a 15% discount
- $8000 payable in 6 monthly installments of $1340
This is EHI’s Cancellation policy. As you register, you’ll be agreeing to these terms.
Termination of Enrollment.
Even if your enrollment in the Program terminated prior to your completion of the Program, you will owe us the full amount of the Program Price, subject to Section 8. This means that we will continue to bill you on your Payment Plan for unpaid amounts of the Program Price, if applicable and subject to Section 8.
- Partial Refunds or Cessation of Payments on Payment Plan. If we receive a Termination Notice from you, you may be entitled to:
- If we receive your Termination Notice between the thirty-first (31st) day and the sixtieth (60th) day following the start of the Program, then we will issue to you a partial refund in the amount of 50% of the Program Price.
- If you have timely made all required payments under your Payment Plan, and we receive your Termination Notice on or before the sixtieth (60th) day following the start of the Program, then you will no longer owe us any future payments on your Payment Plan.
We will promptly process any refund you are owed. Any refund we issue to you will be credited back to the same payment method used to make the original purchase. Any refund we do issue to you will be reduced by any fees we incurred in processing your original payment and your refund.
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Connect with EHI Director Jill Leigh
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“I do this work because I believe in the body’s innate ability to heal. I believe in the process that occurs when someone moves into inner alignment and energetic coherence.”