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A 7-week Transformative Journey
With Storyteller Extraordinaire, Author and Yoruba Priestess
Luisah Teish
New Live Training Starts
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Learn the secrets of “Story Magic” and how to evolve your life myth, transform your reality and become a more awake, free and empowered human being.

The greatest version of you is waiting to emerge on the wings of a new story.

Have you really reflected on the story that sculpts your life? Who you are and where you are going? What potentials you have within you?

The truth is that most of us live a far too limiting story — one that is based on who we’ve seen ourselves to be in the past, instead of who we COULD be in the future.

What if the caterpillar created a vision of its possible future based only on what she had already been able to experience and accomplish? Would she ever dare dream of becoming a butterfly?

Similarly, you already have extraordinary abilities within — divine gifts that can open entirely new possibilities for a life of radiant health, love, artistry and abundance.

But to realize these potentials means transforming your personal myths — the stories that sculpt and determine your life in ways that are both conscious and unconscious, most of which were planted by your family and culture.

Too often, we focus only on the surface of our experiences, trying to shift our beliefs or think more positively. Real transformation requires going deeper into the realm of your personal myth. It means actually TAKING the journey of the caterpillar and going through a metamorphosis into a new story for your life.

Our minds are hard-wired to create stories out of what we see — which is why we love them so much. We are story-generating machines, turning the data of life into a coherent narrative that helps us make sense of our experiences and interactions.

Use Story Magic to Give Your Gifts to the World

Evolving your personal myth is central to the journey of awakening, growth and giving your full gifts. It lets you honor who you have been, without being defined by it. This allows you to enter into the “chrysalis” and open to the unknown — so that your next higher potentials can develop without the constraints of the past.

That is what we mean by “story magic”: it is the ability to script a new story that works with your emotions and deep unconscious to create a new trajectory for your life — one that is more fulfilling and joyful — with far fewer limitations.

It’s about creating the sacred space for rebirth.

No matter how loving and supportive your family of orgin was (and most of us had less-than-perfect experiences!), you grew up with conditioning. Your young mind created a story of who you were and where you were going — that was limited by the culture, friends and family around you. Often, your wounds came to define this story... and who you thought you could be.

Let Go of Your Old Identity to Rebirth Yourself

Story and myth can play a potent role in rescripting your life and preparing you for awakening new possibilities. They lay down the script for the drama of your life. If you stick to the old version, you’ll keep getting the same results.

As you begin to unveil the story that has been shaping your life, you have greater freedom to shed your old forms and identities — and enter into the unknown without fetters. You can reclaim vast possibilities for yourself that were cut off, hurt or abandoned. And you can envision a far more beautiful you.

If you’re longing to open to a more liberated life, the Metamorphosis Through Story Magic course with Luisah Teish is designed for you. One of today’s great storytelling geniuses, she knows how to truly evolve your personal story to bring more laughter, freedom and peace into your life.

During this fun-filled and transformational 7-week program with Teish (as she likes to be called), you’ll learn to shed the old personal myths that have directed your life. You’ll also understand the archetypal personalities of mythological characters that have shaped your self-image since childhood.

Learn the Skills of the Storyteller to
Liberate Yourself

It all begins with the time-tested skills of the storyteller, which are some of the most powerful and ancient skills humans have. However, a majority of us have never consciously learned how to utilize them. Perhaps 90% of us think, “Well, I’m not really a storyteller.”

That thought is fiction because subconsciously we’re constantly making sense of our lives, relationships and missions through a narrative. We share our dreams through story. We enroll people in our companies through story. We form romantic unions through story.

The question is whether the tales that you tell about yourself are ones that liberate you — and lead to successes — or point you toward depression and failures. Do your stories open you up to erect defenses and avoid the unknown?

With the right guidance, you can learn to transmute suffering into art and hardships into beauty. As author Richard Bach so eloquently wrote, “The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”

Storytelling can be used to raise your consciousness into another level of embodiment — through reconnecting with your emotional life, orphaned parts of your psyche and even archetypal dimensions of your superconscious.

Reclaim Your Wholeness, Guided By a
Master Storyteller

Rescripting how you see your life can turn your most feared traumas into your greatest successes, and your failures into stories of redemption. When you do this, you reclaim parts of your Self, expand your sense of wholeness and tap into powerful spiritual energies.

When you see the narrative arc of your life with fresh eyes, you are freed from old stories and enter a new field of possibilities.

You are like the caterpillar that sheds its outer skin to reveal the chrysalis, where it pupates before emerging as a beautiful butterfly — which is why that archetypal journey forms the storyline for the Metamorphosis Through Story Magic program.

Even though you likely didn’t learn the deeper power of stories in school, you can learn to apply them in powerful and effective ways with a master teacher like Luisah Teish. She’s trained thousands in the basic principles of storytelling, and has inspired everything from books to plays to major speeches.

Sculpt a Powerful New Story Based on Your
“Soul Archetype”

What Teish knows, and can share with you, are the specific ways to dig deep into your story — touching into lines of family lineage, culture and even your “soul archetype” — and then find the pathway to more compelling, engaging, life-enhancing stories.

She’s is a master weaver of empowering stories that help us create a strong chrysalis in which to transform ourselves.

Teish’s powerful story magic approach will help you create new personal guiding myths. It will help you understand how to change your narration so you can soar to your destination with brightly colored wings.

In this compelling 7-week training, you’ll learn foundational skills we all should have been taught in school — skills that help you mine the gold from your traumas and tragedies and understand the epic quality of what you’ve overcome.

Teish will show you how to identify your archetypes, connect with your ancestral lineage, understand the characters in your community — and flip the script on the story of your life and world.

When you join this exciting journey, you’ll:

  • Experience myths, legends, folk tales and fairy tales from around the world.
  • Understand the core structure of these stories and how to apply them to your life.
  • Explore your dreamscape — its mythological beings and animal totems.
  • Rediscover the power and joy of imagination that you had in childhood.
  • Activate your inner artist, and discover talents hidden in your creative recesses.
  • Investigate the archetypal characters in your family lineage.
  • Learn how to activate and embody mythological characters for more freedom and greater access to your mythic imagination.
  • Uncover the rewards of your cultural inheritance.
  • Increase self-expression to enhance your self-esteem and sense of worth.
  • Create stories of your family and community that inspire and motivate others.
  • Flip the script on your personal mythology to see the positive drama in your major life transitions.
  • Experience the joy of writing personal myth and memoir — and perhaps find the novel hidden in your life story.
  • Enhance your intimacy and rapport with others.

What You’ll Discover in These 7 Weeks

Course sessions are on Thusdays at 5:00pm Pacific.

Each weekly LIVE teaching session will build upon the next, so that you’ll develop a more multidimensional understanding of the practices, tools and principles you’ll need to free yourself from old stories and enter new possibilities.

Module 1: The Power of Myth for
Your Metamorphosis

Discovering the Story of Every Living Thing (March 24)

We begin with a discussion of the magical power of storytelling. The “art of storytelling” is the grandmother of the church, the school and the theater. It preserves the wisdom of the ages. We’ll look at the many ways story has been used by humans to explain the mysteries of nature and to emphasize the magical in human life. We will examine the definitions of the word “myth,” how myths change overtime and who creates new myths. Then you will assess the myths that have affected your image of yourself and the world around you.

This module will help you to:

  • Understand the core structure of myth.
  • Discover the nature and function of myth and story.
  • Become acquainted with myths from several cultures.
  • Embrace change as an integral part of the natural order.
  • Recognize that you have the power to change your life story.

Module 2: The Egg of Potential
On Becoming Anew (March 31)

In this module, we will identify inherited attitudes and beliefs. We will discover how your perspective was shaped by culture, class and clan. The question, “What’s my story?” and “Who told me who and how to be?” will be uncovered by recalling and recording childhood memories.

This module will help you to:

  • Reclaim parts of yourself and expand your sense of wholeness.
  • Bring your consciousness to another level of embodiment.
  • Connect the undercurrents of your psyche with your emotional life.
  • Sink your roots deeper into your lineage.
  • Better understand your place in the family stream.

Module 3: The Grand Pupa
Shedding Your Old Skin (April 7)

Clearly, we have inherited a wealth of stories from our ancestral cultures. The myths and legends of “Illustrious Ancestors” and “Legendary Heroes” are stories based upon archetypes that emphasize the fulfillment of human potential. We’ll discuss the dual nature of these archetypes, help you shed the skin of the story you’ve been living and prepare you to surrender to the natural order of change.

This session will help you to:

  • Release the limiting beliefs you have inherited.
  • Write stories to release yourself and others from outworn attitudes.
  • Surrender to the natural cycle of change.
  • Understand the dual nature of our archetypal stories.
  • Provide greater access to your mythic imagination.

Module 4: Hanging Out in the Chrysalis
(April 14)

After we shed our old skins, it’s time to surrender to the safety of the chrysalis — to become aware of the creative potential that sleeps within. Specific exercises in this module will help you to recover the mythic imagination of childhood. We will play with several archetypes, to see how they fit in the new life you are dreaming.

In this module, you will learn to:

  • Choose the archetypes that resonate with you.
  • Use writing to sculpt a vision for your new life.
  • Protect your “new dream” from the memories of past failures.
  • Create a nurturing environment for your new story to emerge.

Module 5: Metamorphosis 1
Flipping the Script (April 21)

Within the safety of the chrysalis, we prepare to transform our experiences into works of art. We will blend fact and memory with myth and vision to rescript the story of our lives and communities.

In this module, you will learn how to:

  • Expand and ground your mythic imagination.
  • Mythologize yourself.
  • Experiment with the myth, folk tale and fairy tale forms.
  • Create character names that describe your new self.

Module 6: Metamorphosis 2
On Butterfly Wings (April 28)

As we begin to emerge from the chrysalis, you will look at the colors of your new wings. Flipping the script on your personal myth changes the way you look, feel and act. It also changes the way the outer world responds to you. Now it’s time to try out your new wings by sharing your story in community.

In this module, you will learn the basic principles of storytelling, including:

  • How to embody the character you’ve created.
  • Using new colors and symbols to celebrate Self.
  • Designing your flight pattern by telling your story.
  • Sharing the lessons in your life story.

Module 7: Flying Freely (May 5)

Flipping the script is a process that can, and should be, repeated as you cross certain thresholds on your life path. In this final session, you will review the work you have done and discuss the cycles of change you can anticipate for the future.

In this module, you will:

  • Evaluate the work you have done.
  • Write an oath to your “new Self.”
  • Discuss the desires of the distant future.

The Metamorphosis Through Story Magic
Bonus Collection

In addition to Teish’s transformative 7-week course, you’ll receive these powerful bonuses to complement the core teachings and practices. These bonus sessions will help you take your understanding to an even deeper level.

So What’s This Thing with Dead People...
the Ancestors?

Audio Dialogue with Teish and Wanda Sabir

Teish and Sister Wanda Sabir will talk about the retentions of ancestral wisdom that lie deeply rooted in our consciousness. Sister will discuss the creation of the annual Maafa Ceremony, which is performed all over the world as a tribute to the surviving intelligence of the ancestors.

Wanda Sabir is best known for her online radio show Wanda’s Picks, a program of the Afrikan Sistas Media Network. For over 20 years, she has been the senior writer and arts editor for the San Francisco Bay View newspaper, a nationally recognized, award-winning black publication. She has also written for the Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Monclarion, Black Issues in Higher Education, The Oakland Post and The Sun Reporter. She is recipient of the Champion of Black Art and Culture Award and has been compared to maverick Chicago newswoman Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Her coverage is both nationally and internationally recognized. Art for Social Change and Artists as Revolutionaries is the throughline in all she does.

The Magical Adventures of WolfHawkJaguar
Audio Dialogue with Teish and WolfHawkJaguar

In a conversation with WolfhawkJaguar, you’ll discover the adventures of this revolutionary spiritual hip-hop artist as he and his family travel from the inner city streets to the villages in the African bush. He discusses how reconnection with his ancestral roots ignited his imagination and energized his music, dance and poetry, just as it strengthened his family and community ties.

Passion, spirit and pain directly influence the melodic tunes of this multitalented urban-world music artist. He is a prolific musician, actor and award-winning filmmaker (of Operation Small Axe), taking his style of edutainment around the world. His groundbreaking debut album, Hunter Poetry, stirs the soul with a mixture of Orisa spirituality, raptured in the heart of hip hop, reggae and rhythm and blues. In 2013, he was invited to perform at the 10th Annual Orisa World Congress in Ile Ife, Nigeria. A camera crew followed him on the journey to document his adventure, which unfolded into the magical film and album, Search for The Everlasting Coconut Tree.

The Ways of the Ancients: Ancestor Reverence in the Khemetic Tradition
Audio Dialogue with Teish and Queen Mother Imakhu

Queen Mother Imakhu shares the wisdom of ancient Khemet (Egypt) in this lively interview. Through story and song, she inspires us to reach into the past and bring forth the power to rescript our lives and enjoy the beauty that resides within.

Queen Mother Imakhu is an artist, motivator, ordained Khametic pastor, healing minister, teacher, scholar, author, life coach, water priestess and lecturer. She has been an active participant in and observer of the modern African Khametic movement for decades, witnessing and experiencing the triumphs and tragedies of Khametic cultural reclamation. Known as a "renegade wise woman," she is blazing a new path toward making African Khametic culture and spirituality relevant to today’s world through her practice of Shenu spirituality. Her teachings urge people to take responsibility for who is in their circle, and to be accountable. Her realistic, matriarchal perspective and cavalier Afrohemian style have brought her a vast global following.

What Graduates of Metamorphosis Through Story Magic Are Saying...

This course has been one of the most enjoyable, profound and "self shifting" experiences I have ever had! Truly transformational and in such a creative, fun, deep, experiential way. My brain often felt it was in an art class — getting out of the left/logical hemisphere and into the magical, creative wisdom of the right with such ease was sooooo beneficial! I also experienced a creative flow dance between both hemispheres for hours after each class. This course not only improved the quality of my Self awareness & life, it has given me a life skill that I will use regularly throughout the rest of my evolving days! I highly, highly recommend taking this course. You will receive 100 fold of value in return!
– Diana, Parkhill, Ontario, Canada

Teish is a priceless treasure to The Shift Network — and the world! You are wise to keep her engaged, offering her unique and powerful healing work to registrants. This has been deeply liberating and illuminating... I’m excited about what continues to unfold personally and professionally. When she offers another course, run to sign up and give yourself totally to the process... you’ll be nourished, nurtured, embraced, supported and transformed.
– Harriet, Oakland, CA

I highly recommend this course for anyone who is ready for personal transformation and also for anyone in a creative or storytelling field. The content of the course is profound and has helped me transform and empowered me moving forward in my life.
– Tessa, Salt Lake City, UT

I recommend this course, it engaged me on deep levels. Just what I needed. I was ripe for support for my changing life.
– Marian, Ashford, CT

Teish is a goddess in the realm of story. Her online course Metamorphosis through Story Magic takes you on a deep journey into the mystery of your inner world where you meet surprising aspects of yourself that have been hidden for far too long. It is a mythic journey filled with surprising, humorous discoveries with a most beautiful homecoming.
– Suzanne Ludekens, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

I’ve been living in Salvador for two years and wrestling with the difficult decision to stay or return to the States. I’ve gone through several self-guided metamorphoses throughout my time in Salvador, so I was familiar with the process but needed a little extra help and was unable to identify exactly what I needed. In the middle of a police strike (there literally were no police in the entire state of Bahia working), my friends and I listened to the introductory session and it became clear that Teish can help me move through this. I signed up and each week revealed itself to be more magical, connected and alive. I gained a new perspective of my life, the strength to be imperfectly me, and the power to create the story that I want to live rather than give power to those who do not have my best interest at heart. Every week was simple and subtle in helping me realize the breathtaking beauty of me, my life and the power that I have.
– Jasmine Honegan, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

I had great fun. The course allowed me to work with the imprint of early natal trauma in a creative and fun way, to support myself in moving through reiterations of the pattern created at that early stage in life and expose myself to the experience of a reality that objectively is much more beautiful — and more resourceful than what my system tends to perceive from within the pattern. The course gave me a colorful container for this kind of inner work that I have been engaged in as part of my professional and private life, and new tools to play around with.
– Brigitte Hansmann, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

This course motivates you to use your imagination in a truly glorious and transformative way. Many thanks to Shift and Teish.
– Patricia Anne Dye, Christchurch, New Zealand

Join the Global Community

Metamorphosis Through Story Magic not only offers some of the most advanced online teachings currently available, it also offers a thriving global community of support.

Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in our online community to support and learn from each other while you learn to rescript your personal story into one of transformation and inspiration.

This international community is also at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony and reverence for all of life.

Here’s What You’ll Receive

Seven 90-Minute Class Sessions with Luisah Teish

Experience a rare opportunity to be mentored by, and learn from, one of the world’s leading storytellers and teachers — from the comfort of your own home. Each class session will help you create the specific skills and abilities to awaken your inner storytelling wisdom. Course sessions are on Thursdays at 5:00pm, Pacific.

Seven Audio Recordings of
Class Sessions

After each class, the audio will be available to you to download in high-quality MP3 format. This way you’ll never have to worry about missing a session and you can listen anytime and anywhere — on your iPod, in your car and at your convenience.

Seven PDF Transcripts of Each
Class Sessions

In addition to the high-quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. This way you can review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Seven 30-Minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions

With live class attendance, there will be a 30-minute optional interactive practice session directly following each class where you will be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons. If you’re unable to attend the calls live, the Online Community group allows you to connect with each other to find alternative times to interact.

Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

After each lesson you will have the option to do related exercises and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and discovery process and integrate each week’s lesson.

Online Community

Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students and get access to additional resources to take your exploration to an even deeper level.

The Metamorphosis Through Story Magic Bonus Collection

  • So What’s This Thing with Dead People...
    the Ancestors?

    Audio Dialogue with Teish and Wanda Sabir
  • The Magical Adventures of WolfHawkJaguar
    Audio Dialogue with Teish and WolfHawkJaguar
  • The Ways of the Ancients: Ancestor Reverence in the Khemetic Tradition
    Audio Dialogue with Teish and Queen Mother Imakhu

An Unprecedented Opportunity to
Transform Through Story

We feel honored that Luisah Teish has chosen to partner with The Shift Network on this exclusive, LIVE online training. This is a rare opportunity to interact directly with a master storyteller who has developed profound ways to harness the power of story.

Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals, which would cost thousands of dollars). But you’ll be able to benefit from Teish’s incredible work from the comfort of your home — at your own pace!

If you are serious about claiming a powerful story for your life and being able to inspire others with your words and writing, then it’s a gift to yourself, your loved ones — and our world — to take this one-of-a-kind training with Luisah Teish.

If you’re ready to take the next step on your inspiring journey, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

More Praise for Luisah Teish...

Teish is a truly gifted storyteller. She knows how to blend creativity and wisdom to enable people to harvest the real fruits of the tree of knowledge.
– James S., PhD

Teish combines scholarly, practical and embodied knowledge in a way that is accessible to everyone. She is a wise and deeply grounded spiritual teacher, ritualist and performance artist who has worked with diverse communities for over four decades. To work with her is to experience a true national treasure.
– Arisika R., Professor

Queen Luisah Teish keeps it real! You are quickly oriented that her presence is about authenticity and the willingness to traverse the realms of spirit through provocative storytelling as well as consciousness raising through her in-depth lived experience with Orisha!!!
Always a treasure to be in your presence...I’m who I am partially through your steadfast guidance in a time where the voice of a powerful Black Woman Feminist Spiritualist was few and far between. So glad I found you!
– Afia

I am a writer who contributes regularly to Ms. Magazine online, and write documentaries on women’s issues for the Feminist Majority, I am also a playwright who has had the privilege to be produced many times, and gotten many awards and accolades for my work. I met Teish many years ago when my activism was still new, and she was, and is to this day, one of the steadiest and most brilliant influences I have had in my life.

Teish has a tremendous knowledge and understanding of the history of women, African Americans, and all peoples who have been voiceless in this culture. She has taught me so much about this history and I am a better activist because of her. I also know that my writing has been infused with her tireless love for the human spirit, and her courage and tenacity in the face of life’s hardships and injustices.

There is nobody like Teish anywhere else. If you are lucky enough to study with her, meet with her, or even listen to her on tape, you are truly hearing the voice of somebody authentic, unique and compassionate.
– Susan R.

Wise, provocative, sassy, full of magic, mystery and down-to-earth home truths, Luisa Teish put us through our paces — both in the 8 breathtaking weekly sessions and in the exercises and challenges she set each week. At first I quailed, then stepped up to the mark and got on with itenriching my creative skills, re-empowering and honing my professional practice and stepping out beyond the limits I had placed on myself; renewing and reinvigorating (and in some cases scrapping totally) the stories I inhabit, and the stories I want to tell to others. Thank you so much.
– Terry, Tasmania, Australia

Teish has great energy and tools to help you weave through the creative process, which is largely listening to what is happening just under our active consciousness. Teish’s teachings allowed me to Connect with my unconscious in a subtle and profound way. Delighted with the result.
– Jane, Grasonville, MD

Teish allowed me to explore my inner world and bring out in story the truths I want to relay to others. Her insistence that we could do no wrong in our assignments left us free to create. A very transformative experience.
– Montanna, Eureka, CA

Teish’s hearty laugh and humbleness in sharing herself as an artist, performer and healer created an experience beyond what I imagined. Although the class was online, she skillfully found ways to feel us out and adjust the course material/assignments accordingly. She slyly created assignments that turned us into real storyteller performers in our own communities during the course of study; far beyond theory, this was a practical hands-on class.
– DhamiBoo, Bangkok, Thailand

A very heartfelt “thank you” to Teish. Within the first ten minutes of her course I was hooked. Teish gave me the permission and encouragement I needed to began my journey of Self Illumination. I will forever hear her whispering in my ear.... "You can’t do anything wrong."
– Lisa, Gold Hill, OR

About Luisah Teish....

Luisah Teish is a writer, performer and ritual priestess. Teish is an initiated elder (Iyanifa ) in the Ifa/Orisha tradition of the West African Diaspora, and she holds a chieftaincy title (Yeye’woro ) from the Fatunmise Compound in Ile Ife, Nigeria. She is also a devotee of Damballah Hwedo, the Haitian Rainbow Serpent, under the guidance of Moma Lola.

Teish is the author of several books on African and African American Spiritual Culture and feminist myth. They includeJambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals, a women’s spirituality classic; Carnival of the Spirit: Seasonal Celebrations and Rites of Passage; Jump Up: Good Times Throughout the Seasons with Celebrations from Around the World; and What Don’t Kill Is Fattening Revisited: Twenty Years of Poetry, Prose, and Myth. Her latest publication, On Holy Ground: Commitment and Devotion to Sacred Land, was co-authored with Leilani Birely.

Other writing credits include contributions to 17 anthologies and published articles in magazines such as Essence, Ms., Shaman’s Drum and Yoga Journal.

Teish was awarded a Ph.D. in Spiritual Therapeutics from Open International University’s School of Complementary Medicine in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1993 and holds an Interfaith Minister’s license from the International Institute of Integral Human Sciences. She has performed as a storyteller, actress and keynote speaker in theaters, at universities and for conferences in Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Central and South America, Africa and the U.S.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

Please note that dialing MaestroConference from your phone is a regular toll call to California; your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. You can also use Skype credit/subscription or Google Voice to dial in to MaestroConference; and you’ll need to use your virtual keypad to enter your PIN and to indicate that you want to ask a question. Other options include calling cards and discount long-distance carriers; and we also have a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.

I have never participated before in an online course. The packaging, presentation, inclusion and Facebook postings created a wonderful, safe cocoon to participate. I haven’t seen a course so well put together ever — not in all the years of taking college classes — and I had my doubts about doing an online course. The wealth of organization and ease of learning materials and support made this fun as well.
– Claudia F., Medford, MA

Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.

Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects and growth throughout the Course.

Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is April 7th, 2016. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we'll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we'd love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at support@theshiftnetwork.com and we'll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

Q: How can I reach Customer Support?
A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.