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The Radical Resilience Institute Presents:
The First Annual Radical Resilience "Tapping Days"
(DONATION-ONLY: community-powered, community-empowering)
"Tapping into Radical Resilience"
an intensive experiential EFT* workshop
(fulfills Level 1 prerequisites for aspiring practitioners)
Saturday, October 8, 9:30 – 5:30
Sunday, October 9, 1:00 5:30
At Radical Resilience Institute HQ,
on the Rudramandir Campus
830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 9471
Recommended donation levels:
180.00 for both days (pay only what you can)
Your generous non-tax deductible contribution of at least $30, secures your reservation for this special event. If there are enough donations to support the rental of a larger room, I will rent it, and anyone can join us regardless of ability to pay (given space limitations a nominal contribution is necessary in advance).
(If financial hardship is a barrier, please call to register: 510-204-9567)

An Extra Special Message from Victor Lee Lewis:
The seeds of the Radical Resilience Institute were sown in the soil of a very personal tragedy that occurred 50 years ago. The trauma of that event drove me to a life-long search for healing and justice. The searching and finding that I have done and the healing that has resulted and continues in my life have borne fruit as this "one-room school house" I call the Radical Resilience Institute. Join me in celebrating the gift of healing, and the birth of the Radical Resilience Institute from the ashes of that early loss.
For a day and a half I will lead a small self-selected group of individuals in a two day tapping event. How will this be different from a conventional EFT workshop? This will be tapping all the way. Virtually all of the theory and instruction will come from the demonstrations that I do. The best way to learn EFT is to do AND witness it. Through the EFT discovery of "borrowing benefits/blessings," the observers who supportively tap along with the demonstration volunteers will usually get benefits or relief around their own issues, even without working on them directly. You will have to see it to believe it.
Because of the specific anniversaries involved, this event can happen in this way only once. I would be honored by your presence.
"From Radical Brokenness to Radical Resilience" The original version of my story of personal healing published to the EFTUniverse Web Site.
On October 8th, 1961, 50 years ago, I watched in helplessness and horror as my 4 year-old sister choked to death from a car power window that I had just attempted to close. That trauma and multiple traumas from subsequent events lead to years of severe suicidal depression and PTSD symptoms. It also led to a passionate search for healing and justice. My search eventually led me to the discovery of Emotional Freedom Techniques. In one extraordinary session of "tapping" on this memory, using EFT, in 2007 (not that long ago), the back of this trauma was broken forever. In 46 MINUTES, I had completely obliterated a trauma that had haunted me for 46 YEARS. And I knew it was "over" the moment it happened. I said 2 things that day as I stood up in my girlfriend's living room and looked around at a completely different world:
  • "This is never going to be like it was again. The nightmare is OVER."
  • "The rest of my life will involve my understanding more deeply what just happened to me and sharing the power that has transformed my life with others.

This "Tapping Intensive" seems like an excellent way to honor the memory of my sister, celebrate my healing and share the work of the Radical Resilience Institute.
*EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) may be thought of as an advanced form of acupuncture for the emotions that enables us to heal the reactivity of the "fight-flight-freeze" survival systems of the brain. We don’t use needles, but light tapping with the fingertips on specific points on the body's bio-electrical meridian system instead. With EFT, you can learn to quickly boost your emotional intelligence, resolve every-day stress, transform your relationships, and rewrite your life. Join us for this special celebration of healing and possibility.
Victor Lee Lewis, is an EFT Advanced Practitioner and an EFT Trainer. He is also a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), an NLP Health Practitioner, and an NLP hypnotherapist. Victor is a nationally-respected leader in the area of diversity and social justice education with more than 20 years experience. As a Progressive Life Coach, Victor specializes in guiding the healing of personal and social traumas, building personal resilience, and fulfilling unrealized dreams. Victor holds an M.A. in Culture and Spirituality from the Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality (ICCS) at Holy Names University. He is a barefoot dance machine and a thriving trauma survivor.
How to Become a
 (more) Resilient Radical
A free seminar with EFT Trainer
Victor Lee Lewis, MA
Monday, September 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This FREE 2 hr. seminar will introduce the basic theory and practice of EFT and demonstrate the power of EFT in the building of personal resilience and empowered action.
Space is limited, so phone pre-registration is required: 510-220-7787.
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) is an advanced form of acupuncture for the emotions that enables us to heal the reactivity of the "fight-flight-freeze" survival systems of the brain. We don’t use needles, but light tapping with the fingertips on specific points on the energy meridian system instead.
 EFT is an excellent tool for helping you to “Up Your Game” in any area of life. The tools that you will learn in this free session will be immediately useful and continue to serve and empower you for the rest of your life.  EFT can be used effectively for:
·        chronic pain and physical injury “first aid”
·        troublesome memories and emotional traumas
·        addictive cravings and weight loss issues
·        limiting beliefs, self-sabotage,  “out-of-reach” goals
·        fears, phobias and negative thinking
·        oppression-related issues, everyday stress, and more  
Victor Lee Lewis, MA, is a Progressive Life Coach, a EFT Advanced Practitioner Trainer, a Master Practitioner of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), an NLP hypnotherapist, a nationally respected social justice educator, and a thriving trauma survivor.
Radical Resilience Institute
830 Bancroft Way, Ste 113A, Berkeley, CA, 94710 
(Entrance on 6th St., through the wooden gate)
The Color of Fear
From Trauma to Transformation
Benefit Screening and Conversation facilitated by Cast Members Hugh Vasquez and Victor Lee Lewis
Proceeds will support the work of Share First Oakland, "Providing Food Security for Oakland's Neediest Families"
Date: May 20, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison Street,
Oakland, CA  94612-3811
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