Classes & Workshops

New WORKSHOP – Body Awareness & Body Wisdom

Facilitated by Bernie Austin, RScP, & Lida Martin, RScP
Saturday, March 6, 1:30 – 3:30 pm via ZOOM

Being present in our body, taking action to return to our natural state of peace & harmony

Together, Lida and Bernie combine their wisdom and experience of the Body Mind connection to bring you practices to relieve stress and to open you to your own pathway of greater awareness, confidence and self care.

“There is nothing to be healed, only Truth to be revealed.” – Ernest Holmes

Once you have registered for this class, the ZOOM link will be sent to you in your confirmation. Please retain this information as you will need it to participate.

To preregister, click here!

For questions, please contact either Bernie (805) 340-7605 or Lida (805) 890-2581.





Essential Ernest Holmes Class

Facilitated by Jennifer Gadberry-Hadrys, RScP
8 Tuesdays, March 9 – April 27, 6:30 – 8:30 via ZOOM

This accredited course is a loving tribute to Dr. Ernest Holmes and the wisdom he brought to our world. It is based upon Dr. Holmes’ teaching of “What We Believe”.

Each week students will have an opportunity to examine the ideas contained within this reading and uncover ways to make the power of this teaching come alive in their lives. There will be a weekly meditation on Light to take the student progressively deeper and deeper into finding their Inner Truth.

Required reading – Essential Ernest by Rev. Dr. Jesse Jennings. Available for purchase on Amazon as well as other online booksellers.

About Jennifer –

Jennifer Gadberry-Hadrys, RScP, has been a practitioner at the Ventura Center for Spiritual Living (VCSL) for over ten years and she is currently in her last year of ministerial studies at the Holmes Institute. A complete Ernest Holmes fan-girl, she is excited to share her love for his writings and explore this fantastic class from Rev. Dr. Jesse Jennings. This enthusiasm is buoyed by not only her own experiences with the writings of Holmes, but also by the transformation this class has provided for several of her friends. Jennifer knows this class will be immersive and give participants a place to explore the depths of Ernest Holmes’ though and philosophies.

If you have any questions, please email Jennifer directly at

Once you have registered, the ZOOM link will be sent to you.

To preregister, click here!






*Priceless Pricing –

We want to dwell in the paradox of making classes accessible for everyone while maintaining the fiscal integrity of our Center.  We invite you to ask your heart to guide you to the right amount to pay for this class.

Some will pay a little more, some a little less.  No
exchange is too large or too small.  Our combined gifts converge in the currency of compassion to awaken us to enduring good for all.

In other words –

  • No upfront fees – just sign up and commit to coming to class.  Gift this class to yourself.
  • Donate in the last class – any amount up to
  • If you wish to receive credit for the class with home office, there will be a $45 fee.


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