What is Modern Mystic?

What can we learn about ourselves when we listen to the sacred voices of the past? MODERN MYSTIC is a 4-week online reading-writing-meditation workshop that will teach you to access your unique creative voice through the world of the ancient mystics. In many mystic traditions, it’s believed that certain people receive a gift that makes them poetic conduits of the divine, bearers of the greatest truths about human nature. Join us to discover the power of incorporating sacred texts and traditions into your personal practices.
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How does Modern Mystic work?

In this four-week, interactive online workshop:

  • Join us for live “connection sessions” on Zoom on Wednesdays at 7 ET. All sessions are recorded if you can’t join us live.

  • Each week, choose from several suggested activities to try throughout the week ahead. All lessons, readings, and guided meditations are released in weekly modules on our interactive online platform.

  • Read and connect with ancient and modern sacred texts, all in easily downloadable pdfs to print and keep for your personal files.

  • Explore new rituals, mystic texts, and meditation practices, and learn and discuss ways to incorporate these practices into your daily life and work.

  • Access your unique creative voice when you tap into the power of incorporating sacred texts and traditions into your personal practices.

Is Modern Mystic right for you?

Modern Mystic is for creatives, teachers, healing practitioners, and explorers who have a sense that they’re here to be of service, understand that there’s more to the world than meets the eye, and who recognize that there’s something out of balance that can be corrected through connection to the mystic realms.

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Modern Mystic Topics

Each week in this class will have a specific focus:

  • The Healing Power of Nature

  • Navigating Adversity and Change

  • The Pain and Beauty of Love

  • The Essence of Oneness

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Leigh Hopkins

Leigh Hopkins has a Masters in Education, a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and is a certified Usui Reiki Master. In 2010, Leigh Hopkins said goodbye to a career in social policy to move to Brazil, where she founded Viva Institute by rigging a satellite dish to a boulder in a banana field (yes, really!). Viva Institute's workshops and virtual retreats have reached thousands of people on six continents. A lifelong educator, Leigh is passionate about helping people to unlock their unique contributions to the world. At Viva Institute, we believe that you are the catalyst for your own transformation, and Leigh's mission is to empower you with the tools you need, exactly when you need them. Leigh's writing has appeared in BOMB Magazine, Longreads, McSweeney’s, and The Rumpus, among other publications. Today, she lives in Philadelphia, PA.

Coming November 16, 2022!

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