Save over 20% and begin your crystal healing course this month!

This month the Personal Enrichment Crystal Healing course will be on sale!

crystal healing courseSave over 20% on the registration fee and together, we will also be sending a donation (20%) from each registration to to assist those who are rebuilding their homes and communities after the hurricanes and flooding of the past few months.

(PS – If you have been craving some different types of new learning opportunities, check out Sacred Land Sage’s upcoming online smudging and ritual course – starting Thursday! – and Ram Dass is currently offering an online meditation course for free).


Save $170 (over 20%) on the registration fee for the Personal Enrichment Program. This comprehensive, 10-part course (normally $770), will be reduced to $600 for a limited time, beginning October 16.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever said:

“I am drawn to crystals, but I’m not sure what to do with them.”

“I want to learn about crystal healing in an empowering way – where I’m not reliant on others for information.”

“I have always wanted to add crystal healing to my subtle energy healing toolkit. I’d love to offer this modality to clients.”

“I’d like to work with crystals for my personal emotional and spiritual healing but I don’t know where to start.”

“I want to learn about crystal healing through the Field of the Heart.”

“I wish I had a deeper connection to the crystals I feel called to work with.”

“I wish I trusted my intuition more when working with crystals in my healing.”

“I would like to feel more confident when working with my clients.”

“I have studied crystal healing/have a crystal healing certification, but I’d like to learn a new method or approach to working with the mineral kingdom.”

While waiting for 10/16 to arrive, go to the course description page and read about the program. (Be sure to read the Program Terms and Conditions and the Student Agreement and Liability Waiver which are PDFs found at the bottom of the page; and check out the FAQ on the website to find out what you will need as far as books and tech go. The savings is also being applied to the EHAAT Payment Plan. So if you want to split the registration fee, your monthly payment will be $345, instead of $443).

Then – beginning October 16th, visit
and follow the prompts to register as a user of the course portal and then complete your purchase through PayPal.

As soon as you have registered on the website and submitted payment, you can start Class 1.

Something to consider: 

crystal healing courseI know that having a certification is important to some and that for others it feels necessary from a professional point of view. On a personal level, a certificate is tangible proof and a reminder of the work you completed and of your accomplishments. While I don’t want to discredit the purpose of achieving a certificate, I do want to make a case for courses that are not about the certificate.

This Personal Enrichment track gives you total freedom to engage with the concepts delivered solely on YOUR terms. I provide you a wealth of resources and offer you a journey to embark upon. But you get to decide how you experience the journey.

While I do my very best to encourage each Practitioner Candidate to experience and integrate the concepts in their own unique way, the very nature of accreditation and certification means I must establish standards and deadlines that they must meet. When you study crystal therapy through the Personal Enrichment program – you have no deadlines, no required check-ins, no assessments, no requirements to worry about. You can really dive into the materials and explore the concepts and then integrate them solely based on what feels perfectly right to you.

What comes with the Program?

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Access the SAME 10 accredited classes that Practitioner Candidates do. Same outlines, same reading assignments, same recommended resources, same lecture videos, and same assignments to put into practice what you’ve just learned.

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The 7-piece crystal set you receive helps you get the MOST out Classes 1 and 2. Be free from ever having to ask another person, “What does this crystal do?” because when you’ve completed Class 2 – you’ll know how to answer that question yourself.

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You’ll also have access to this bonus material – a video where I answer the most common questions about buying crystals and caring for crystals, plus tips for going to mineral shows and buying online. I also chat a bit about what to look out for to avoid scams and fakes.

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Once you pay for the course – it’s yours. You will have access to the course portal as long as the course is being offered. So take your time and dive deep into the materials. Come back and revisit whenever you want.

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If you have a question – email me and I will email you back – usually same-day. I’m happy to share my expertise and personal experiences with you, and I’m even MORE excited about helping you tap into your own deep well of knowing.

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This course takes you beyond the basic 7 chakras and color-matching (which is one of the least effective crystal healing methods). Learn about the numerous aspects of the SA and learn how they each inform the others, bringing our healing to a whole other level.

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Accredited by the World Metaphysical Association


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Accredited by the Accreditation Council of Holistic Healers

I just completed the last personal enrichment class for the Crystal Therapy in Subtle Energy Work Program. What a powerful, informative, expanding, empowering, engaging, and Light Filled Course. The content of this course is truly outstanding because Tana gives such a broad view/perspective. She makes it so clear, there is not ONE way to work with crystals; to work with subtle anatomy; to work with grids and sacred geometry; to work with the master crystal formations; to work in timelessness; and to work from the heart space.
With each class she offers a plethora of knowledge through text books; internet links; UTube videos; and her instructional videos. In addition to the superb information she offers, her response to questions and issues is incredible. I have never had to wait more than 3 days for any question or feedback and usually it was within a day. She is so available and so caring, flexible, open, and committed to bringing forth the highest level instruction imaginable. I am so honored to have studied the magnificent and magical world of crystals with Tana and I highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to understand crystals; the space of the heart; sacred geometry; energy anatomy; and how to work in an empowered way with clients. Thank you Tana!

– Marie Desroches, Quiet Mountains Consulting – January 2017


Have questions? Email me at or fill out the contact form at the bottom of the course description page.

Plant medicine and ritual during the eclipse

plant medicineMy dear friend, Tara Sage, has written a beautiful article providing information about the different ways different cultures have interpreted and worked with eclipse energy. She also provides recommendations for integrating plant medicine into your sacred rituals around this eclipse. Even if you have no plans to do anything specific during today’s eclipse, this article is chock-full of information about the different ways different plants are worked with in ritual to promote cleansing, purifying, manifesting, and more. Tara is, in my opinion, a wise and deeply knowledgeable teacher about the sacred art of smudging and incorporating ritual into our lives. Her background of study is deeply grounded, honoring and vast.

Tara has become my teacher in all things smudge-related. I also acquire my smudging tools and plants from her, knowing that she is growing many of the plants on her own property, growing, cultivating, harvesting, and selling with the highest integrity and respect. Visit her Sacred Land Sage store here.


Why Crystal Prescriptions Can Leave Us Wanting More in Crystal Healing: An Allegory

Zina and her struggles with Crystal Healing

Zina, was struggling to know what her purpose in life was, so she went to her favorite crystal prescription book, looked up “purpose” in the Index, and…. Uh oh. It wasn’t listed. Okay, maybe “destiny.” Nope. “Fate”?  No, not listed either. Hmmm. Well, Zina knew from past experience that the next step was to scan the Index until she found a keyword that might apply. Then she knew that she’d find either a short list or a very long list of crystals associated with that keyword. She would then have to go look up and read about each one and try to determine if the general properties listed would help her with her specific and not-at-all-general situation. She could also do a Google search and see what various people on the Internet had to say – often contradicting and confusing, or she could try another book which usually bore the same results.

Zina loved working with crystals. She felt a deep connection to them and couldn’t give them up, even when it felt frustrating and fruitless. She wished there wasn’t so much mystery.  She didn’t want to have to rely on what other people said crystals “do” – especially when they don’t explain why and how. Moreover, she had a suspicion that crystals were not magical talismans meant to be carried and poof! problems would disappear but that’s the only kind of information she could find.

Zina has a lot of questions:

What exactly is crystal healing? 
What relationship do crystals have to our subtle anatomy and healing? 
How then, do we work with them from this paradigm?

The first thing Zina already knows but hasn’t realized she knows, is that crystals are not cure-alls. Anyone who has begun the study of healing knows that there is no such thing as a magical cure-all for any emotional, mental, or spiritual wound. That means the “carry X Crystal to experience Y result,” is too simplistic. It’s ignoring the energy from within that wants to be seen and engaged with. In other words, it’s a form of spiritual bypassing. (A quickie explanation of spiritual bypassing is  when we use spiritual/religious practices and beliefs to avoid the hard work of personal and evolutionary growth. Robert Augustus Masters has more recently written on the subject, since the term was coined in the early ’80s, and you can read his blog here).

In my personal healing work, it has always been through the pain, not around it, that has brought clarity and peace. The times I’ve either knowingly or unknowingly tried to bypass the work of healing have resulted in frustration and confusion and sometimes anger. The symptoms of imbalance get more pronounced.

When I agree to meet the symptoms of imbalance face-to-face, from my Heart, it might be uncomfortable at first, it might even be painful, but I also pass through a level of my study a stronger, more Heart-centered, more grounded person.

Most crystal resources present crystals as tools for spiritual bypassing, not healing. Have a headache? Carry Bustamite. Feeling blue? Carry a Lithium Quartz. Need a new job? Wear Citrine or create a citrine grid.

Not only that, these “need this, carry that” prescriptions are based on subjective, personal experience that’s been passed around long enough to have turned from “an experience” into “fact.” That’s happened with a lot of crystal lore that has been passed down through the ages as well. Not only are both of these resources highly subjective and too general (which limits our ability to fully work with them) but they are sometimes downright wrong depending on the individual seeking healing support.

Most of the time, Zina has much better luck choosing to work with a crystal intuitively yet she’s still wondering what more she can know about the crystal that is such a help to her. She wants to be more deeply connected to the mineral kingdom she so loves. Zina wants to understand crystals more deeply.

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Cathedral Quartz – Pakistan

What exactly is crystal healing? 

Crystal healing is the practice of working with the intelligence (energy = information that vibrates) of the mineral kingdom to support us in our healing work and evolution. Crystal healing is energy medicine. We come into relationship with the energy of the mineral kingdom to find support as we do our healing work within.

This means that we have:
1. agreed to do our deep study, our deep healing work
2.already identified imbalances and areas that we need to pay attention to when we approach the crystal
3. taken responsibility for our healing and come into relationship with the crystal as an energetic ally.

Crystals are tools in our toolbag: ancient, powerful subtle tools from the Mineral Kingdom that deserve our utmost respect.

What relationship do crystals have to our subtle anatomy and healing? 

In crystal healing theory, of all the natural world, crystals emit the most stable vibration. Humans on the other hand have the least stable vibration. We take a cue from the concept of entrainment and, when applying the stronger, more stable vibration of the crystal into an aspect of our subtle anatomy (auric fields, etheric field, chakras) we suspect that the crystal’s stronger vibration guides the weaker vibration into resonance with itself.

How then, do we work with them from this different paradigm?

A key difference between the current, popular Rx approach to crystal healing and the crystal therapy approach outlined here has a lot to do with the level of personal responsibility someone believes they have in their healing work and how we each relate to the guides, tools, and teachers available to us. If we’re looking for a quick fix, a savior, a guru, dare I say a bypass…. the Rx model is the model that will be the most attractive to us. There is still a lot to be learned through that model. It’s where a lot of us start out.

If we understand that there is no quick fix or guru and that the work to heal comes from within, we can begin to relate to our external modalities, tools, and teachers in more authentic, deeper, richer ways.

Mineral Kingdom. I love that it’s called the Mineral Kingdom. Picture the Kingdom of Minerals in your mind’s eye. Who sits on the throne of this Kingdom and rules? Who are the lairds? (Yes, I’ve been reading too much Outlander). A world-renowned crystal author? A crystal healing teacher? A book? Or did you picture a crystal sitting on the throne of its kingdom? Crystals running the hamlets (mineral classes) and guiding the subjects?

In the library of this kingdom, do you see shelves lined with books written by people outside of the kingdom describing the Beings within the kingdom? I don’t. It doesn’t make sense. Autobiographies are so much more interesting than biographies. Why? Because I’d much rather hear from Shirley MacClaine herself about Shirley MacClaine’s life and experiences than I would anyone else who could only tell us how they interpret the life of Shirley MacClaine.

When I work with a crystal – the crystal is the guide: the teacher. I am the one doing the work, the digging of the well so to speak, and the crystal is the Director.

Every time I’ve tried to force a crystal into someone else’s box (X does Y) – everything goes radio silent. Crystals instruct me by “speaking” to me through the field of my Heart. Since I began to approach them based on what they tell me about themselves both physically as well as intuitively I have been able to work with them in deeper and more expansive ways than ever before. Confusion? Gone. Self-doubt? Gone. Lack of resonance? Gone. Before I found what I call the “Gienger Method,” I was frustrated by this feeling that I was missing some really important piece of the puzzle. That frustration is gone.

Crystal Power Crystal Healing, by Michael Gienger, teaches us that the crystal, through its own numerous physical aspects, tells us directly what its healing properties are. No middle man. No confusion. No generalities. When we understand what the physical aspects of the crystal are telling us about the subtle energetic aspects of the crystal, our work with them becomes more and more refined. We understand the various ways to work with crystals, why we’re working with them for a specific purpose or in a specific way, which crystals would work well together as an energetic ally with a singular purpose, and more. When we intuitively pick up a crystal, we do so understanding on a much deeper level what that crystal is offering to us.

crystal healingI encourage you to find Michael Gienger’s Crystal Power Crystal Healing if you’ve experienced the same kind of frustration Zina has had. It’s a required textbook when you register for the comprehensive, in-depth course that bridges crystal healing with the subtle energetic realm, the subtle energetic anatomy, personal healing, professional healing, and more. This course will not make you reliant on me. Its whole purpose is to empower you in your healing – personal and if applicable, professional. See more here: