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BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Prerequisites: None

Course Duration: 36 hours (12 lessons, one to two lesson per month)
Session Duration: 3 hours
Cost: R6,000

COURSE PACK INFORMATION:

  • The course outline is divided into 12 lessons of 3 hours each.

ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Students are required to submit assignments in order to pass the module.
  • Keep photocopies and/or digital copies of all assignments handed in.

CASE STUDIES, CLIENT ASSESSMENTS AND SELF ASSESSMENTS:

  • Students are required to submit case studies and self assessment for each case study client in order to pass the module.
  • Keep photocopies and/or digital copies of all case studies and assessment forms handed in.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Gain an understanding of basic mineralogy and crystallography, including: Earth structure; crystal formation system; cycle of rock formations; basic chemistry of crystal formation, relationships between mineral origin and crystal healing; Mohs scale; crystal structure; commercial methods of enhancing and treating crystals; etc.
  • Gain a basic working knowledge (hardness, composition, habit, etc.) of the 22 curriculum crystals: Clear Quartz, Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Citrine, Smoky Quartz, Hematite, Moldavite, Kyanite, Tektite, Selenite, Aqua Aura, Tourmaline, Amber, Malachite, Carnelian, Fossilised Wood / Petrified Wood, Bloodstone / Heliotrope, Rhodochrosite, Imperial Topaz, Red Jasper, Obsidian and Agate.
  • Gain an introduction to the metphysical properties of 12 elements found in minerals and crystals: Silicon, Beryllium, Aluminium, Oxygen, Calcium, Sodium, Copper, Iron, Gold, Chromium, Fluorine, Phosphorus
  • Gain a working knowledge of Master crystals, with a focus on 7 Master Crystals: Generator crystals, Window crystals, Isis crystals, Tabby crystals, Transmitter crystals, Record Keeper crystals, Channelling crystals
  • Learn various methods of choosing crystals
  • Learn various methods to cleanse, clear and link (discharging, charging and programming) with crystals
  • Chakra theory (correspondences, positions, dysfunction, etc.)
  • Gain a working knowledge of the endocrine system and its relevance
  • Subtle Anatomy (aura, subtle bodies, connection between crystals, subtle bodies and the aura)
  • Learn and gain practical experience for performing a Crystal Healing session (practitioner preparation, client preparation, treatment, crystal choices, techniques and conclusion of a treatment)
  • Learn and gain practical experience for energy management (grounding and centring)
  • Learn and gain practical experience for relaxation, visualisation and meditation techniques
  • An awareness of toxic stones and how to handle them

LECTURES
(6 hours)

TOPICS FOR MODULE 1: BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE

SESSION 1

Introduction to Crystal Healing

Opening meditation

  • Orientation and introductions
  • Explanation of how the course slots together and what is required
  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Opening meditation
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Origins of minerals
    • Formation of igneous rocks and minerals
      • Igneous rocks
      • Vulcanites
      • Plutonites
    • Principle of igneous formation
      • Formation of sedimentary rocks and minerals
      • Weather on a grand scale
      • Sedimentation
      • Small-scale weathering
      • Zones between the surface and the water table
    • Formation of metamorphic rocks and minerals
      • The nature of Earth’s crust
      • Metamorphosis
      • Transformation of large areas
      • Small-scale metamorphosis
      • Principle of metamorphic formation

Metaphysical aspect

  • Introduction to Crystal Healing: what it is and how it works.
  • Choosing Crystals
    • Choosing with the eyes: stone for the soul
    • Choosing with the hand: stone for the body
    • Choosing via the word: stone for the intellect
    • Choosing a stone at random: stone for the spirit
  • Healing properties of Igneous rocks and primary minerals
  • Metaphysical properties of Silicon (Si4+)
  • Introduction to the Chakra System

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Preparing for a crystal healing session
    • Preparing the room
    • Preparing the crystals
    • Personal preparation (Alignment)
  • Crystal focus: Quartz Crystal & Amethyst

SESSION 2

CRYSTAL STRUCTURES; crystal care

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Following your breath exercise
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Crystal Structures
    • Cubic crystal system
    • Hexagonal crystal system
    • Trigonal crystal system
    • Tetragonal crystal system
    • Orthohombic crystal system
    • Monoclinic crystal system
    • Triclinic crystal system
    • Amorphous

Metaphysical aspect

  • Healing properties of sedimentary rocks and secondary minerals
  • Metaphysical properties of Beryllium (Be2+)
  • Metaphysical properties of Aluminium (Al3+)
  • Caring for your Crystals
    • Dedicating stones
    • Cleansing stones
    • Programming stones
    • Charging stones
    • Discharging stones

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Before the crystal healing treatment
    • Gridding the room
  • Crystal focus: Rose Quartz & Citrin

SESSION 3

CHEMISTRY 101; crown chakra

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercise to transmit peacefulness
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Chemistry of minerals 101
    • Structure of matter
      • Atoms
      • The elements
      • Chemical compounds
      • Ionic bonds
      • Covalent bonds
      • Metallic bonds
      • Metals and non-metals
  • Pituitary gland (lower brain, left eye, ears, nose, nervous system)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Healing properties of metamorphic rocks and tertiary minerals
  • Metaphysical properties of Oxygen (O2-)
  • Sahasrara centre — Thousandfold centre (Crown chakra) [972 VioletWhite vortices]
    • Psychological function of Sahasrara

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals around the Crown Chakra
  • Crystal focus: Smoky Quartz & Hematite

SESSION 4

CHEMISTRY 102; THIRD EYE

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Prana exercise
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Chemistry of minerals 102
    • Mineral classes
      • Class I (natural elements)
      • Class II (sulphides)
      • Class III (halides)
      • Class IV (ocides)
      • Class V (carbonates)
      • Class VI (sulphates)
      • Class VII (phosphates)
      • Class VIII (silicates)
  • Pineal gland (upper brain, right eye)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — cubic lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Calcium (Ca2+)
  • Ajna centre — Command centre (Third Eye) [96 Indigo vortices]
    • Psychological function of Ajna

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on the third eye and forehead
  • Crystal focus: Moldavite & Kyanite

SESSION 5

MOHS SCALE; throat chakra

Opening meditation

  • 10 to 15 minutes: Exercises for the healer
  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercise to let go of thoughts and desires
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Mohs Scale — What it is and how to use it
  • Recognising GENERATOR crystals
  • Thyroid gland (bronchial and vocal apparatus, lungs, alimentary canal)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — hexagonal lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Sodium (Na+)
  • Working with GENERATOR master crystals
  • Vissudha centre — Purification centre (Throat chakra) [16 Blue vortices]
    • Psychological function of Vissudha

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the throat area
  • Crystal focus: Tektite & Selenite

SESSION 6

UNIVERSAL LIFE-ENERGY FIELDS; heart chakra

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Projecting emotional states, visualisation and thoughts with crystals
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising WINDOW crystals
  • Thymus gland (heart, blood, vagus nerve, circulatory system)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — trigonal lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Copper (Cu, Cu2+, Cu3+, Cu4+)
  • Working with WINDOW master crystals
  • Anahata centre — Unstruck centre (Heart chakra) [12 Green vortices]
    • Psychological function of Anahata
  • Universal Energy Field
    • Seeing the Universal Life-Energy Fields
  • Characteristics of the Universal Energy Field

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the heart chakra
  • Crystal focus: Aqua Aura & Tourmaline

SESSION 7

layers of the aura; Solar plexus

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercise to open two-way energy flow
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising ISIS crystals
  • Pancreas (stomach, liver, gall bladder, nervous system)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — tetragonal lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Iron (Fe2+, Fe3+, Fe4+)
  • Working with ISIS crystals
  • Manipura centre — Lustrous gem centre (Solar Plexus) [10 Yellow vortices]
    • Psychological function of Manipura
  • The seven layers of the Auric Field
    • Etheric Body
    • Emotional Body
    • Mental Body
    • Astral Body
    • Etheric Template Body
    • Celestial Body
    • Ketheric Template or Causal Body

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the diaphragm and Solar
  • Plexus area
  • Crystal focus: Amber & Malachite

SESSION 8

Sacral CHAKRA

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercise to balance the male/female energies in the body and open the heart centre
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising TABBY crystals
  • Gonads (reproductive system)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — rhombic lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Gold (Au)
  • Working with TABBY crystals
  • Swadhisthana centre — Sweetness centre (Sacrum) [6 Orange vortices]
    • Psychological function of Swadhisthana

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stone and crystals on and around the sacral chakra area
  • Crystal focus: Carnelian & Petrified / Fossilised Wood

SESSION 9

base chakra; CHAKRA DIAGNOSIS

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercises for the navel centre
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising TRANSMITTER crystals
  • Adrenals (spinal column, kidneys)

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — monoclinic lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Chromium (Cr3+, Cr4+, Cr6+)
  • Working with TRANSMITTER crystals
  • Muladhara centre — Root support centre (Base chakra) [4 Red vortices]
    • Psychological function Muladhara

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the base chakra
  • Crystal focus: Bloodstone/Heliotrope & Rhodochrosite

SESSION 10

thighs and knees; CHAKRA DIAGNOSIS CONTINUED

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercises for the heart centre
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising RECORD KEEPER crystals

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — triclinic lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Fluorine (F-)
  • Working with RECORD KEEPER crystals
  • Chakra or Energy Centre Diagnosis

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the thighs and knees
  • Crystal focus: Red Jasper & Imperial Topaz

SESSION 11

The feet; AURA OBSERVATION

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercises for the throat centre
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • Recognising CHANNELLING crystals

Metaphysical aspect

  • Basic structures of human reality — amorphous lifestyle
  • Metaphysical properties of Phosphorus (P3+, P5+)
  • Working with CHANNELLING crystals
  • Chakra or Energy Centre Diagnosis

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Placing stones and crystals on and around the feet
  • Crystal focus: Obsidian & Agate

SESSION 12

REVISION OF MODULE 1; intro to level 2 (yin yang theory)

Opening meditation

  • Centring and Grounding
    • Centring exercise
    • Exercises for the third eye centre
    • Grounding exercise

Physical aspect

  • A look at toxic Crystals and how to work with some of them
  • Revision of Module 1

Metaphysical aspect

  • Observing the Aura
  • Yin Yang theory
  • Five element theory

Summary of practical work and homework

  • Revision of Module 1