Testimonials on Ellie drew's Conscious Manifesting Master classes and DVDs
I am so grateful to have found your conscious manifesting DVD through a recommendation by my health practitioner, Pam MacDonald. (She is a partner/colleague of Dr. Andrew Weil whom you may know of through his work on integrated medicine). Since I absorbed your process (watched 5 times at least!) and began using Marcey's music in combination, my health issues which Pam and I have been working on have all improved and for the first time in 7 years I am on a continual positive upswing towards more vitality and minimal to virtually no pain and measurable improved fitness.
I have found your manifesting techniques, process and principles to be very powerful. I love the way you explain the foundations of the energy patterns at work in our universe and find your DVD to be very easy to grasp and to assimilate immediately into my daily life. Your process is a very digestible version of other intention-field processes that I have studied, most notably Deepak Chopra "Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire" and Wayne Dyer The Power of Intention. I feel that you have found a way to synchronize immediately all the pieces necessary to spontaneously manifest. To me, the intention field/universal consciousness is the Holy Spirit that God empowered upon all people of the world, and that is there for us to use if we just believe, ask, trust and receive. "Knock and I will answer."
“I should take a little time to describe what happened with our dog, a yellow Lab named Ivory when trying to find her a new home. I wanted her to find the right family. Then I heard this tape about Conscious Manifesting by Ellie Drew and she gave all the steps for solving a problem. It worked like a total charm!
I focused my clear intention about finding the perfect family for Ivory, then I waited until I could feel the right amount of emotion to energize what I wanted, and then I just let it go. On my way to a concert I saw people on both sides of the street walking their yellow lab dogs! I stopped to ask if they wanted another dog. They didn’t but happened to know of someone else who had just shared with them about wanting an adult dog for their family. I was given the woman's name and number.
I called her that night and she came over the next morning to see the dog. I shared with her the fact that we had been battling fleas for the past few weeks. This didn't seem to be an issue with her, but when she left I started to obsess about it. I knew this was not the “Conscious Manifesting” thing to do! The rules of this process were: Let it go! Be detached! Don't hold on to what you want, but give it up to the universe! I kept reminding myself of this continuously because I wanted this family with four children to have our dog and kept thinking, "Oh, they'll never take her, especially knowing of the fleas." I went back and forth with my thoughts all that day always reminding myself to ‘just let go—if this wasn't meant to be something else would work in favor of the situation. Just let go.’
Low and behold, she came back that evening expressing a desire to take the dog. All I needed to do was bring the dog by her house in the morning so the kids could meet Ivory before we made it final. I walked Ivory over to their house the next morning as they only lived one block over on the avenue parallel to ours. They loved her instantly and I agreed to bring her back that evening after school following her final flea bath. When I arrived with her at her new home that evening, she was all clean and her coat was glossy, perfumed, and rid of all the little freeloaders. I stayed with her and the family for quite some time as I watched her and the children gradually becoming acquainted out there in the front yard.
“I want to describe my experience with Ellie's Conscious Manifesting. I have been playing my 7/8th size violin since I was in high school. It was my first violin and I've always been satisfied with it—until I started taking private lessons and just couldn't get the deeper mellow tones that I wanted because of my violin's small size. It didn't help to have an appraiser say, "It has a small, old tone." Once he said that I couldn't stop noticing this. I am still attached to my little violin because of its history. I found out it is well over 200 years old, and was made in Bohemia in the mid 18th Century. That is very exciting. It is a well made violin and is in very good shape. None-the-less, I became unsatisfied so began to look for a full size violin to replace it.
I found many dead ends—like the fact that they start at $12,000.00 with Mr. Duffy in San Diego who deals in rare and well-made violins. He convinced me that it would be a good investment and that I could make payments, but that wasn't good enough. I checked around more and found I would have to drive to Tucson to find anything reasonable and of good quality and try out several violins as it is important to play them and use many different musical pieces in the process to try different fingerings, different types of notes, different positions, different bowings, different timings, etc., etc., etc. I also checked with my orchestra conductor and she thought she knew someone who was selling one in town, but didn't provide a phone number. Soon after all this I decided to use Conscious Manifesting since nothing else was working!
I decided to Consciously Manifest one night as I was driving home from a concert. With all the emotion of a mother with a sick child I stated to the Universe that I wanted a well-made, rich and deep-toned, beautiful sounding violin that I did not need to travel to find; that would be an extremely reasonable price; that I would like to have it as soon as possible, please. And finally a big, THANK YOU! I then forced myself to believe it and proceeded to let go.
"I'll start by putting out some thoughts on the Conscious Manifesting Process. After working successfully with visualizations for many years, I came across Ellie Drew's thoughts on the subject and tried her version of it. I found that she included some aspects that I, and I suspect others, may have been leaving out. I also found that her version worked VERY well. I used it in an extremely similar situation to ours (lack of paid conference participants). A multi-disciplinary group of health professionals, that I am currently president, was coming up to its annual conference in April '02 with extremely little advance registration. I guided the Board through a visualization/manifestation process and we ended up with sufficient funding for the entire year and lots of learning and growth for all!
My re-interpretation of the Conscious Manifesting Process includes the following parts, and what we successfully did. 1) To have a clear vision in mind that looks at the long term goal (i.e. - what is our definition of success at the conference? - if we all work with the same vision, the result will be more likely). 2) To imbue it with our passion and emotion (to feel the need for this to happen) 3) To fully believe that this vision is possible 4) To draw forth either higher power (God, Goddess, the universe, the Tao, our guides, angels, etc.) or to use our will 5) To be totally non-attached to the outcome (i.e. - to be fine with the vision not happening) 6) To release the vision to the universe. I welcome other thoughts on this since I know that we have an immensely talented and experienced group.
What people have experienced on retreat with Ellie Drew
“The Soul Journeys Workshop explained so many things about mediation!”
Gisela Hoffman, Director of the Peaceful Meadows Retreat Center in Boulder, Colorado
"The course was everything I had hoped for and even more. It explained so many things about mediation that I had been thinking about but had not clarified. It is so simple to access the Inner World for guidance. It is so simple to get answers to your questions. My confidence for living in the NOW has risen greatly. I would strongly recommend this course for anyone who would like to learn more about themselves and how to make spiritual progress. Many of the books I've read are fascinating to my mind, I love playing with concepts and ides; yet Ellie Drew's class allowed me to understand how to get fully into my body so that I could LIVE the TRUTH now. I also learned that I can get the answers from the Inner World and not from an external world or being. I'm now living in the present more fully."
“My eyes were opened!”
"I loved every minute of the class. My eyes were opened to the amazingly simple way I can access information from within. I would love to continue taking classes from Ellie! Her teaching style is direct and honest! Thank you so much." Renee from Red Feather Lake, CO
“We came from Georgia to Colorado to take the Soul Journeys Workshop!”
"I liked all the information you gave us . . . the Qigong, the meditations, where 'center' is . . . basically the whole list on the board of everything we've learned! What I enjoyed most was going through the Blue Light Tunnel and all the experiences I had doing those meditations. It was a great experience and I thank you for all you have done. There was nothing I disliked. I got more out of this class than I thought. I will definitely recommend this class to others! We came all the way from Georgia to Colorado to see you!" Laura
“Very satisfying. Fun, exciting, informative, useful, powerful, rich . . .”
"Ellie holds and prepares the space of instruction with love, protection, grounding and intention. She speaks from experience and a clear mind. She taught with thorough instruction, practice, and stories. I intended to receive instruction in how to increase the joy in my life through inviting spirit into my life, and I received all of that and dirt beneath my feet! (grounded) - Very satisfying. Fun, exciting, informative, useful, powerful, rich - words I use to describe her workshop and person. This workshop can be taken by anyone at any level of spiritual development."
The Emotional Unhooking Process is amazing! I BEEN HEALED!"
(Eric was a workshop participant who began using the Emotional Unhooking Process. In his own words here are his results . . .)
"I been heeeealed! Okay, give me your best deep-south-evangelical-church soundin' HallaLooya! Seriously, though, here is an update on my experiences since last weekend when I took your Conscious Manifesting workshop. First, the Emotional Unhooking Process. As I requested, my buttons are being shown to me very clearly (although I must admit I've known where many were, just not what to do about them). Some big money issues came up today, and my only thoughts were, "What can I do to fix this and make sure the problem doesn't arise again?" No emotional reactions! Just an echo, a memory, of what I usually feel when these challenges arise. Typically, there would have been some combination of fear, panic, anger, frustration, helplessness, humiliation, dread, or some other generally disempowering anxiety. I tried using the Emotional Unhooking Process with another issue and found that when I reevaluated the feelings after doing the Process, I found a closely related issue causing related feelings, which I then named and did the Process for, and then found the same thing again. Wondering if I was doing it right, I checked out the website. The "tutorials" section described exactly the experience I was having with the process and it answered other questions, so I know I'm on track. I'll let you know how it's going as I work on and evaluate my issues. Also, I realized from your page 2, first paragraph under "Psychological Reversal" that I had all those symptoms and they had been increasing. I had been perplexed as to why at age 35 I would be starting to have symptoms of dyslexia. Now it's gone! And I took action on things I had been procrastinating on for months. The "wall" was just not there anymore. This is really big for me. I mean, I put the "pro" in procrastination. I could write a book on it... someday. Just kidding." - Eric
"Wow doesn't do this life-changing experience justice. I have been making itty-bitty steps in my Soul Development, but this retreat was ONE GIANT LEAP!"
"The retreat has changed my life. Changed. My. LIFE!"
"This is the best thing I've done for myself in 56 years!"
"Life Changing!" "Joyous Dance!" "WOW!" "Astounding X 100!" "Energizing & Invigorating" "Empowering" "Sense of Awe" "Deep Reflections" "Soul Opening" "I look different. I sound different!" "I am stepping into my power" "Powerful"
"This has been the most timely, appropriate, powerful, and promising personal development workshop I have EVER participated in. I would strongly recommend it to anyone who feels ready for it."
"This is the most valuable workshop experience I've ever had!!! Bring Ellie back!"
"PLEASE BRING ELLIE BACK!!! She makes complicated concepts very simple and concrete. Thank you Ellie!"
"A+++ Perfect 100. Many wonderful pointers."
"I was totally unprepared for this incredible experience! Ellie is Inspired and Inspiring!"
"Exceptional. This was just right for me. Touched me in a deep place. Thank you, Ellie."
From a Medical Student getting Continuing Education Credits: "I HIGHLY recommend this workshop. It was awesome and well worth the travel to Tucson, AZ. You will leave very happy and grateful. The price was very affordable. Great workshop for all medical students looking for a little stress release, to relieve fatigue, and to calm the mind and emotions while in school. Also great for massage therapists and acupressure students. I appreciated NCBTMB for listing this class. Ellie & Barbara are wonderful and well educated."
"I felt like I was meant to be in the workshop. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The program was both practical and expansive, with tools to follow-up in my life. Very valuable. And I have the visuals to help me from receiving handouts."
"It is always informative to hear from those "reluctant messengers." They have no agenda and give clear, heart-felt instruction to those who need and are not capable of "down-loading" the messages themselves. Thank you!"
"This workshop was wonderful and should be several days longer! I will return next year for her workshop. Thank you."
"Very connected presentation. She fills in the "gaps." Be sure she comes back - please! And thank you for having her here!"
"Definitely have this speaker again. Very informative. Very natural in her presentation."
"10 out of 10! I got concrete steps instead of just theory. Now I can take action to DO! E.E.
"Ellie comes from an honest, powerful place. Experiencing her encourages me to come from an honest, powerful place, too" R.K.
"Life Changing! Real Life! Inclusive! Practical! A Real Teacher!" T.K.V.
"Life changing information! I'm free!" C.R.
Thank you for helping me to step into my power and to be in my body! Colleen
People's lives and spiritual journeys have been changed by reading these books
“While reading Ellie’s book Partnering with Spirit: Homer’s Journey, I had the interesting sensation of what I would call an “empathic participation.” It was as though the words themselves are encoded with energy, enabling me to experience the events as she did. It was as though I was taking the journey along with her! As the book progressed, I had the distinct impression that my own guides were using this “tool” to get through to me. I have had fairly regular communication with my guides for many years, but this book opened up new pathways of communication for me. It made it easier, somehow.
The completion of the book triggered a series of events, physically and spiritually, which has led to more open and clear interaction with my spirit guides. I feel that this is not just another book of guided information. For me, this book became a tool, a catalyst, to opening new avenues and to expanding my awareness.
People of all ages have been reported great results from doing Qigong
I would like to share some stories and successes with teaching middle school kids the Qigong for KIDS form I learned at an all day workshop at the 2004 National Qigong (Chi Kung) Association’s Conference. I have told other teachers and several people around here (Sioux Falls, SD) about it and would now like to share these stories to get the word out about working with kids. My latest adventure was with middle school girls who were participating in an after-school program through the YMCA.
I decided that it would be interesting for me (and them!) if they would briefly journal their feelings before and after our Qigong sessions. I observed that all the girls seemed rather scattered as they wrote before our sessions. They seemed to struggle to find words or even to focus on what they were doing. After our sessions, they got right to work and seemed enthusiastic about documenting their feelings. Here are some of their comments: Before qigong: "crabby, hyper, sleepy, "grrrr", jumpy, talkative, sad, scared, nervous, excited, headachy." After qigong: "happy, joyful, calm, energized, relaxed, excited, loving, soothed."
Sometimes they drew pictures. One of my favorites was drawn after a qigong session. It was a picture of a girl standing by a cozy-looking fire. The caption read, "I feel WARM!!" Another girl interpreted her feelings before class by drawing a mass of squiggly lines bunched up in a really bumpy circle and put the words "nervous" and "scared" around the outside of the circle. After Qigong her circle was contiguous, smooth and devoid of any lines at all. Her words were "calmed," "relaxed," "happy," "soothed." Another girl, after our session drew a freeform shape and filled it with spirals. Then down the side of the page she wrote: "I feel happy! I feel relaxed! I feel ready! I feel excited! I feel complete! I feel soothed! I feel encouraged! I feel energy! I feel silly! I feel comfort! I feel cuddly! I feel happy!"
Searching for something that disciplines the mind whilst unblocking and healing one's body and spirit? Well in Rainbow Sun Qigong from Ellie Drew [www.ConsciousChange.org], I've finally found it. Let's face it, I'm not a great exercise type (about the only thing in the Blood Type Diet I found to agree with!) but even I can do these exercises and feel them making a difference to my body, and definitely, finally, yes FINALLY helping to quieten the chatter in my mind. Oh the challenge of putting one's attention fully on one's hands and in this video, Ellie politely and firmly encourages you to focus your full attention.
Qigong is the basis of many martial arts techniques, but in this form, by gathering and using Qi (energy) we aim to help ourselves heal and become whole by clearing and integrating every facet of our physical, emotional, spiritual and mental selves.
The exercises start with a simple warm up routine that gets the blood, lymph and Qi circulating in the body including gentle "bouncing to remove 10,000 sicknesses" as the Chinese call it, probably my favorite exercise, and one that can be done anywhere with great benefit, no fancy equipment needed here (!), just yourself. Then, after slow, deliberate, vertical stretching and twisting, it's time to 'gather the Qi' together so that it can be consciously utilized. All the movements are graceful and executed with great purpose, and it seems to me the greater the amount of attention you can hold on what you are doing - stilling the chattering mind - the more Qi you can generate for yourself. So there's a challenge in this part and like ice skating which also looks so simple and graceful, there's more to this than meets the eye!
Once the Qi is gathered, it can be put to work clearing mental, emotional and physical bodies; filling the three energy centers and helping to dissolve pain and sickness. Once that is completed, the energy meridians of the hands, face, scalp and ears are activated followed by a sealing in of the energy so that it can continue to suffuse us throughout our wonder-filled day. All this in 20 minutes - and if that seems too long, then you definitely need to do it!
On the video, Ellie does the Qigong exercises with her Mother in her 70s and Grandmother in her 90s, so there really is no excuse for me or anyone else who gets drawn to this ancient practice not to do it regularly. This disciplined activity never fails to leave me with a big smile, calm mind and a sparkly feeling inside, a great way to start any day!