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A 24-week program for facilitators, teachers, coaches
and advanced explorers, with optional certification track
Led by Transformational Teacher
Patricia Ellsberg
New Live Training Starts
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Back by popular demand, The Emergence Process Teaching Intensive guides you to embody and fully express your Essential Self in your daily life, and inspire and facilitate others to do the same.

The Emergence Process, co-created by Patricia Ellsberg and her sister Barbara Marx Hubbard, is a spiritual journey into literally the next stage of our human evolution, whose pioneers are incarnating the divine in the flesh, here on earth every day – not as a future potential but in everyday life.

Many of us have flashes of inspiration and spiritual openings that we're unable to sustain when we engage with the world.

Live consistently at the higher vibrational level of your “Essential Self,” and guide others in this profound process of embodied divinity.

You’ll learn how to build internal resonance between all parts of your self, creating an integrated local self that welcomes in more of your higher Self – with love, gentleness and power.

In doing so, you a magnetic, centered, and radiant force for positive change quite naturally.

The Emergence Process is very different from psychotherapy and most meditation practices; it is a co-creative journey fueled by internal and external resonance.

This state of higher resonance literally connects us to the unified field and higher capacities which would otherwise be very difficult, if not impossible, to access. Rather than following a strict formula, the Emergence Process tracks the truth of the moment, leading to new possibilities of healing, co-creation, and higher intuitive guidance.

At the deepest level, it is a homecoming for your soul and a welcoming of the upper octave of your being into your body, emotions, and daily life. The Emergence Process is really an alchemy of the human heart that allows the flow of a relaxed, loving presence into every cell of your body.

This 24-week advanced and expanded presentation of the Emergence Process offers a unique opportunity for both new and continuing students to receive personal guidance and delve more deeply than ever into each step of the 10-step
Emergence Process.

You will learn to facilitate the Emergence Process with individuals and lead Emergence Circles, making it a core part of your transformational toolkit and an important adjunct to a coaching, therapy, group, or leadership practice.

You will be empowered to share and lead this process, which is so valuable for all those who want “to be the change they wish to see in the world”, and share this powerful tool for social transformation.

We created this teacher-training program after noticing the 8-week Emergence Process introductory courses taught by Patricia Ellsberg had - by far - the greatest rate of repeating students of any course offered by The Shift Network.

A significant number of people have taken the journey as many as four times.

We asked ourselves why the Emergence Process had this intense level of interest and discovered that because it is an ever-unfolding, organic journey, each time someone cycles through, there are fresh insights, openings, and learnings.

Participants also shared that the quality of the resonant field created is so transformative and powerful that such that they want to stay connected to it and continue to grow. Finally, for many of us, birthing the Essential Self requires more time and steady support to unfold fully.

The new, six-month format is ideal for those who recognize the power, depth, and importance of this work and want to go deeper with a strong field of community, practice, and support.

In its exciting enriched form, this training offers a
three-fold opportunity:

  • You will be supported in your journey to Live as Essence in Action and express the radiant and luminous core of your being in every aspect of your life – with guidance in your own Emergence, step by step.
  • You will learn how to facilitate discussions of the Emergence Process and lead Emergence Circles. This has the additional benefit of making the teachings your own, for, as is said, “You master what you teach.”
  • Those who feel called will have the opportunity to earn an Emergence Process Facilitation Certification by registering for a more advanced learning track.

This is more than a course. It is a way of
living, being and doing.

The Emergence Process is unparalleled in its capacity to restore internal wholeness, align you with your truest self, and dissolve the internal schisms that pit parts of you against other parts. It is an invitation for your Universal Self to be born and expressed in your daily life.

Transformational teacher Patricia Ellsberg, inspired teachings by her sister, Barbara Marx Hubbard, and a team of skilled Senior Emergence Process Facilitators committed to living as Essence will guide you.

Through The Emergence Process Teaching Intensive, you will learn and help others to:

  • Experience peace, ease and inspiration as you leave behind the concerns, pressures, compulsions and stress of your daily life.
  • Incarnate your Essential Self, becoming the Beloved you have been seeking.
  • Awaken a loving presence within you and live as loving awareness.
  • Release the illusion of separation, letting ego guide you to Essence.
  • Find your true purpose, with your ego aligned with and in service to your Essence.
  • Heal long-held “sacred wounds” within you, transforming limiting beliefs into strategies that empower you.
  • Surrender the “figure-it-out” mind and access higher intuition.
  • Allow your life to re-pattern, consciously releasing what no longer serves you.
  • Develop your authentic power and discover greater flow in your work and life, seamlessly blending being and doing.
  • Commit to taking steps that manifest your life’s passion.
  • Create a support team and find a community with whom to co-create.

Also, as you learn to facilitate each of the 10 steps of the Emergence Process with others you will be guided to:

  • Transmit the “Essence” of each step in your own way.
  • Create and facilitate Emergence Circles.
  • Cultivate group resonance.
  • Sustain and deepen a “resonant field”.
  • Speak and inspire others to speak from Essence.
  • Honor the silence.
  • Listen deeply.
  • Lead attunements and powerful guided meditations.

Now is the time to deepen your experience, expand your knowledge and share your wisdom and gifts. The Emergence Process Teaching Intensive offers you powerful teachings, practices and a co-creative community of support.

What You’ll Discover in This 24-Week Training

Each LIVE training session will build harmoniously upon the next, so that you’ll develop a complete, holistic understanding of the practices, tools and principles you’ll need to permanently sustain your Emergence and catalyze it in others.

Each week Patricia Ellsberg, along with Senior Emergence Facilitators, will support you to break through to your highest potential and live more fully as your Essential Self. For each of the 10 Steps, two weeks will be devoted to delving in deeply. The first week you will dive deeply into the content and the second week you will have an opportunity to share the teachings in a small group, lead an attunement and small group discussion and receive feedback from fellow students in your circle. There will be time for you to share your experience of each step, and your successes and challenges.

You will also receive guidance on how to share each step with others and invited to engage in regular practice teaching sessions and lead Emergence Circles. Additional practice sessions will be offered throughout the course for those who want to receive more guidance from Patricia and the Facilitation Team.

You will be encouraged to find an “Emergence Process partner” or participate in an Emergence Circle, and meet at least once to discuss each step. You’ll be supported in finding these partners among either the participants in the course or from your own circle of friends and can meet virtually or in person.
You will also have access to a dynamic online community to discuss and practice the teachings with fellow participants. Senior Emergence Facilitators will be available to offer individual advice and support.

The program runs April 9 - September 17, 2015. Main course sessions will air live on Thursdays, 5pm -7pm Pacific and 7pm- 9pm Eastern time. Additional, “Global Cafe” and Certification Track calls will be announced. However, even if you cannot make the live calls, you can still get the full benefit of this training.

We have incorporated invaluable feedback from Patricia’s students and graduates to create the most powerful online format for transformational learning and practice at the Shift Network. It includes:

  • Longer, more in-depth teachings and lectures
  • Expanded one-on-one and Q&A sessions with Patricia
  • In-depth instruction into the nuances of the key practices and tools
  • Improved community building/support formats
  • Highlights from Barbara Marx Hubbard’s teachings around Emergence
  • Plus much more

This one-of-kind, in-depth training is a rare opportunity to work with this transformative process at a much deeper level, and suffuse virtually every area of your life with the gifts of greater consciousness, presence, and depth.

If you are truly ready to dive deep into your Emergence and are called to embody and express your potential more fully, this 24-week advanced program with Patricia Ellsberg is the perfect training for you.


The following sessions will include Patricia’s expert facilitation to deepen you into each step, along with teachings about the guided facilitation practices so you can share the steps and processes with others The first week you will explore the content, and the second week will emphasize facilitation skills.

Sessions 1 and 2: Step 1 – Entering the Inner Sanctuary (April 9 and 16)

Clarify and set your intention for this course. Explore how you want to grow and evolve over the next six months.

  • Create an Inner Sanctuary, a place of peace and inspiration where you leave behind the concerns and pressures of daily life.
  • Set aside time each day for peaceful contemplation inside your sanctuary with a journal beside you.
  • Discover and deepen your connection to your Essential Self as you recall times of inspiration and guidance.
  • Identify and integrate the specific qualities of your Essence that you most love – such as joy, peace, security, love, wholeness and wisdom.
  • Strengthen your relationship with your own inner guidance by asking questions of and receiving answers from your Essential Self.
  • Share and discuss with others in the course your experience of Essence, and what your heart desires for your own Emergence.

Session 3: Step 2 – Contemplating the Glory of the Beloved, Part One (April 23)

Spend as much time as you can in your Inner Sanctuary in Essential Self contemplation.

  • Become the director of your attention – instead of focusing on current problems and concerns, practice directing your attention to the Beloved presence within.
  • Learn the discipline of relaxation – whenever you feel tense or pressured, learn to relax, stop, breathe, smile, and return to Essence.
  • Become intimate with your Essential Self – continue to contemplate the qualities of your Essence you most love and affirm these qualities within yourself.
  • Explore and envision how you can more fully incorporate these qualities into your life.
  • Deepen your experience of establishing and maintaining resonance in an Emergence Circle.
  • Strengthen your connection to Essence.

Session 4: Establishing and Maintaining a Resonant Field in Emergence Circles
(April 30)

This week our guest speaker will be Joanne Brem, a distinguished executive coach (see bio) who and specializes in bringing resonance to corporate meetings.

In this session you will learn how to:

  • Establish and sustain a collective resonant field while leading a group
  • Speak as Essence.
  • Discern when someone speaks more from ego than Essence and guide them back to speaking as their Essential Self.
  • Increase awareness of when a group drops out of resonance and how to regain it.
  • Honor sacred silence.
  • Trust the process.

Session 5: Step 2 – Contemplating the Glory of the Beloved, Part Two with emphasis on facilitation (May 7)

This session will emphasize facilitation.

  • Spend as much time as you can in your Inner Sanctuary in Essential Self contemplation.
  • Become the director of your attention – instead of focusing on current problems and concerns, practice directing your attention to the Beloved presence within.
  • Learn the discipline of relaxation – whenever you feel tense or pressured, learn to relax, stop, breathe, smile, and return to Essence.
  • Become intimate with your Essential Self – continue to contemplate the qualities of your Essence you most love and affirm these qualities within yourself.
  • Explore and envision how you can more fully incorporate these qualities into your life.
  • Deepen your experience of establishing and maintaining resonance in an Emergence Circle.
  • Strengthen your connection to Essence.

Sessions 6: Step 3 – Incarnating Your Essential Self, Part One (May 14)

  • Imagine the Essential Self is incarnating, entering your body/mind and transforming it.
  • Put this purpose first – as much as you can, make your life a continuous process of placing your attention on the presence of your Essential Self.
  • Lift the local selves into a higher vibration by loving them and dissolving their sense of separation from Essence.
  • Allow yourself to feel a new freedom from anxiety, pressure and compulsions.

Session 7: Creating and Leading Emergence Circles and Guided Meditations (May 21)

In this session with guest speaker Carolyn Anderson, co-author of The Co-Creators Handbook (see bio), you will learn and practice how to:

  • Create and form an Emergence Circle.
  • Facilitate a Circle.
  • Lead attunements.
  • Lead deep guided meditations.
  • Deepen your ability to speak and others speak and help as Essence in Emergence Circles.

Session 8: Step 3 – Incarnating Your Essential Self, Part Two with emphasis on facilitation (May 28)

  • Imagine the Essential Self is incarnating, entering your body/mind and transforming it.
  • Put this purpose first – as much as you can, make your life a continuous process of placing your attention on the presence of your Essential Self.
  • Lift the local selves into a higher vibration by loving them and dissolving their sense of separation from Essence.
  • Allow yourself to feel a new freedom from anxiety, pressure and compulsions.

Sessions 9 and 10: Step 4 – Inviting the Beloved to Take Dominion (June 4 and 11)

  • Prepare for the Beloved to take dominion by taking a moral inventory to deliberately release what no longer serves you.
  • Prepare your inner sanctuary for a special event.
  • Express your passionate desire for a complete union of the Human and Divine within you.
  • Be introduced to a deeply transformative process for healing “sacred wounds”: The Almaas. Process – a core training for Emergence developed by eminent spiritual leader, A. H. Almaas, the founder of the Diamond Approach.
  • Share your experiences with Inviting the Beloved to Take Dominion... your successes, challenges, insights and comments.

Sessions 11 and 12: Step 5 – Experiencing the Bliss of Uniting the Human and Divine (June 18 and 25)

  • Form a deeper chamber within your inner sanctuary, the "Rose Chamber of Union of the Human and Divine".
  • Explore your Essential Self as a radiant presence emanating light.
  • Experience your wounded local selves becoming facets of your Essential Self rather than fragmented negative aspects of your personality.
  • Be guided by your Compass of Joy.
  • Be in resonance with and affirm the highest in others.
  • Transmit bliss and fall in love with others at the Essence level.
  • Share your experiences of the Bliss of Union, your insights, your challenges and your successes.

Sessions 13 and 14: Step 6 – Shifting Your Identity as You Enter “Childhood
(July 2 and 9)

  • Shift the “I” of your identity to your Essential Self.
  • Recognize you are the guide who’s been guiding; the voice you’ve been hearing; the Beloved you have loved.
  • Deepen your ability to speak and write as the voice of your Essential Self with grace and ease
  • Experience an "inner smile" and practice "initiatory love".
  • Practice and embody powerful affirmations, such as I AM love; I AM wisdom; I AM power; I AM the Beloved.
  • Move into causal consciousness.
  • Cultivate greater receptivity to the larger design.

Sessions 15 and 16: Step 7 – Transferring Authority (July 16 and 23)

  • Examine your attitude toward authority in your life.
  • Develop your own authentic power.
  • Transfer authority and responsibility to your Essential Self.
  • Re-parent yourself by evolving and maturing your internalized mother and father while strengthening the inner masculine and feminine aspects of your being.
  • Become a loving parent to yourself and forgive your own unskillful behavior as you do with a child.
  • Speak with the power of who you truly are.

Sessions 17 and 18: Step 8 – Educating Your Local Selves (July 30 and August 6)

  • Deepen your work with the Almaas Process – the practice through which the ego becomes a guide to Essence and learn to trust the guidance of this new identity.
  • Be introduced to RAIN, another profound process for dealing with difficult experiences or aspects of yourself.
  • Create an expanded Inner Sanctuary and enter a "Sunlit Garden of Co-creation".
  • Develop the practice of creating "heaven within” yourself.
  • Stop trying to figure out or solve anything and experience the problems of your local self being dissolved, not solved.
  • Move from local, linear time to non-local, non-linear time, the pure awareness of the present.
  • Experience self-evolution through self-elevation.

Sessions 19 and 20: Step 9 – Repatterning Your Life and Creating the New
(August 13 and 20)

  • Take a deeper moral inventory, looking further at "What do I want to let go of that is no longer serving me?".
  • Allow your life to re-pattern itself.
  • Become aware of self-doubts and limiting beliefs.
  • Develop new beliefs and strategies that will empower you.
  • Discern and nurture what is new that is emerging.
  • Experience ease of effort replacing overwhelm and discover greater flow in your work and life, seamlessly blending being and doing.
  • Realize you are fully “response-able” – you can respond to every need that arises as your Essential Self.
  • Presence your own Essence as your true nature.

Session 21: Review, Reflection and Discussion (August 27)

This session will be an important time for integration, discussion and review prior to our entering our final step in the Emergence Process – Youth. We will have time for laser coaching, individual reflections and questions and deep facilitation practice.

Sessions 22 and 23: Step 10 – Fulfilling the Promise and Entering Youth
(September 3 and 10)

With guest speaker, Karen Wilhelm Buckley, a Consultant and Executive Coach developing wise leaders and organizations (see bio) who grow resonance and love while putting their personal mission into effective action.

  • Nurture your “vocational arousal” as the expression of the unique impulse of evolution within you.
  • Become clear about what you are passionate about creating.
  • Commit to taking steps to manifest your vision.
  • Find allies and create a team that supports you in bringing your vision into form.
  • Learn to foster resonance as you co-create with others.
  • Experience you are one with the Essence that pervades the whole Universe.
  • Session 24: Going Beyond Emergence – Next Steps for You (September 17)

  • Review and reflect on our journey together of deepening and facilitating of this process.
  • Celebrate completion of the course and honor Facilitation Certification and Non-Certification choices.
  • Share how you have “emerged” in our time together; what are the most meaningful insights and experiences you have had; questions and discussion.
  • Determine the next steps for you after Emergence.
  • Discover how you want to contribute to the larger Shift and what resources you need to make that happen.
  • Become part of a vast movement of pioneering souls devoted to creating a culture of co-creativity, synergy and love.
  • Celebrate your own and our collective Emergence.
  • The Emergence Process Advanced Bonus Collection

    In addition to Patricia Ellsberg’s transformative 24-week intensive, you’ll also receive these powerful bonus sessions with the world’s leading visionaries and teachers. These bonus sessions will complement the intensive, deepening your understanding and practices.

    Mutual Awakening: Essence to Essence
    Audio Dialogue with Patricia Albere

    In this conversation you will explore how your own Emergence and shift from ego to Essence can lead to Mutual Awakening when you connect with others, Essence to Essence. You will learn about the “We-mysticism” that expands our understanding of what is possible in the space between us as we experience a revelatory and unitive state of consciousness with others. It includes and yet moves us beyond personal to inter-subjective awakening.

    Patricia Albere is the founder of the Evolutionary Collective and an internationally known contemporary spiritual teacher and author. Her unique discovery of the essential components that create an awakened “we space” is transforming our understanding of what is possible in the space between us and in creating new fields of higher collective consciousness. Her work creates a powerful field of shared consciousness that reveals previously unimagined potentials for human development that can and are moving humanity far beyond the limits of personal growth.

    Manifesting Essence in Your Daily Life
    Audio Dialogue with Marcia Wieder

    In this special session. Marcia and Patricia discuss how to stay connected with Essence as you engage in the activities of your life. They describe the daily practice of journaling and the many ways in which manifestation can be an expression of Essence. In fact, it is the only way you can reach your full potential and fully realize your dreams.

    Marcia Wieder is the founder and CEO of Dream University, a network of over 1000 certified “Dream Coaches” dedicated to providing resources and support for anyone looking to turn their dreams into reality. A gifted motivational speaker, Make-A-Wish Foundation board member and former president of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Marcia has also launched the Million Dreams Campaign, with a commitment to help one million dreams come true. She is an accomplished, bestselling author of 14 books dedicated to achieving your dreams. Marcia is a seasoned expert having appeared on Oprah (twice!), The Today Show, featured in her own PBS show, in Woman’s World and several other local and national broadcast, print and online outlets. She is a member of the Transformational Leadership Council, and works closely with other internationally esteemed thought leaders

    Ritual for Sacred Union with Your Essential Self and Living as Essence
    Audio Dialogue with don Oscar Miro-Quesada

    In this session you will be guided in a powerful shamanistic ritual that will lead you towards an embodied experience of the sacred union of the Human and Divine and your birth as your Universal Self.

    Don Oscar Miro-Quesada is a respected Peruvian kamasqa curandero, UN Observer to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, OAS Fellow in Ethnopsychology, originator of Pachakuti Mesa cross-cultural shamanism, and founder of The Heart of the Healer Foundation. Oscar has dedicated his life to the revitalization of ethno-spiritual wisdom traditions as a way to restore sacred trust between humankind and the natural world. A popular international teacher and master ceremonialist, his work has been featured on CNN, Univision, A&E and the Discovery Channel.

    3 Guided Meditations from Patricia Ellsberg

    These guided meditations bring you to a deep experience and felt sense of gratitude, loving awareness and the joy of being:

    • Opening to Gratitude – leads you into a radical appreciation of your senses and the miracle of being alive.
    • Living as Loving Awareness – opens your heart to a vast field of love.
    • The Joy of Being – illuminates your consciousness and leads you to a profound experience of well being, acceptance and contentment.

    Calling the Beloved Into Your Heart
    Audio dialogue with Patricia and Sally Kempton

    In this discussion with Sally and Patricia you will explore how to call in and experience a loving presence in your heart. Sally will lead a powerful guided meditation which you can listen to repeatedly and will help you deepen your relationship to Essence as the Inner Beloved.

    Sally Kempton is a renowned master teacher of meditation and tantric philosophy. She was a former swami in one of the Saraswati orders of India, studied for many years with her guru, Swami Muktananda, and has been practicing and teaching for nearly four decades. She teaches meditation as a process of inner exploration, in which we learn to integrate heart, mind and body in order to experience our natural state of wisdom and love. She is a prolific writer, author of two books: Meditation for the Love of It and Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga, with a companion CD set entitled Shakti Meditations, and leads tele seminars and workshops throughout the world.

    30-minute Private Coaching Session with
    Patricia Ellsberg

    As a very special bonus, you will receive one-on-one time with Patricia who will support you on your path of emergence and lovingly guide you into your next level of love and awakening.

    Note that this bonus is only available to the first 20 people who sign up for the course.

    Emergence Process Facilitation Certification Option

    Although participants are welcome to enjoy this course without pursuing certification, those who choose to take this extra step will prepare themselves to more fully take on a leadership role in spreading this powerful process and make a significant contribution to the healing and transformation of our world.

    Beyond the regular coursework, the Certification Program provides the tools and experience for participants to become excellent communicators of the 10 steps of the Emergence Process and powerful facilitators of others’ “Emergence” through Circles and groups.

    This program includes a closely supervised 10 step training in which participants will lead their own circles and submit progress reports for review and receive individual support and coaching from Senior Emergence Facilitators. This is provided through 10 exclusive 30-minute Certification Track Group calls with Patricia Ellsberg and Senior Facilitators as well as the Emergence Facilitator Certification online forum which includes personal mentorship from Senior Emergence Facilitators. Certification students also receive a one hour private coaching call with Patricia or a Senior Facilitator. Participation in the Certification track has an additional fee and it allows you to advertise yourself as a Certified Emergence Process Facilitator.

    What Students Say about The Emergence Process and Patricia Ellsberg...

    "I loved it... Answering the call and listening to the useful steps, linked me regularly with my higher self and it gave me the courage and the enthusiasm I needed to continue the work I have already begun 20 years ago in my community."
    – Monica Huber Fontaine, Geneve, Switzerland

    "For me it was really an amazing experience, especially considering that I have been on the spiritual path for a long time so I am not so frequently surprised! But in this case, I feel Patricia helped me to build a profound and deep connection with myself. This was invaluable for me and helped me to emerge. I loved Patricia‘s leading the course and meditations."
    – Laura Gabriela Rey, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    "I have been searching for an expansion into a broader community where individuals hold ’the space’ of integrity and essence as a group. The experience with you all was that community for me at this time in my evolution. I felt deep resonance with the meditations, the words, the stories and the voices /folks on the conference class calls. I was able to experience a deeper and longer connection to my core soul ’I AM’ in the group energy."
    – Holly Hubbard, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

    "As someone who has been searching for truth and healing for many years, this Emergence course has been the richest, most powerful and transformative experience of my life. I now feel connected to a palpable loving radiant inner presence or I could call it an inner fullness of love and peaceful joy that just wants to overflow towards others and towards the world. I have experienced the soothing and healing energy of this loving presence towards the wounded places in me. People I come into contact with, often tell me they feel something positive emanating from me. There has been a quickening, an intensification in the circumstances of my life, moving me towards a richer, more loving life.

    I want to thank Patricia for her wonderful presentation of the course. I was so touched and inspired to feel how steady and unflinching was the unconditional love emanating from her at all times and present in her every word, making it easy for me to invoke the presence of essence. I feel that she is giving a precious gift to people by delivering this course with such skill and depth."
    – Sarah Igelfeld, Montreal, Quebec

    "In my over three decades of seeking self and spiritual growth I have not experienced anything more profoundly transformative than the From Ego to Essence teleclass with Patricia Elsberg. I have all of Patricia’s meditations on my iPod and listen to them daily. I have never felt such joy, safety, comfort, compassion and gratitude as when I am in the space of full surrender to my Universal Self, and I would still continue to struggle to find that state without the guidance of Patricia... Thank you so much."
    – Kathryn Brewer, Arroyo Grande, CA, United States

    “Participating in the Emergence Process with Patricia has been one of the most meaningful and powerful processes I have ever done. I use one of their recorded meditations every morning. Their profound depth of wisdom and love are carrying me ever more deeply into my Universal Heart.”
    – Cynthia Volpi, Oakland, CA, United States

    "Being part of the Emergence Process provided me with an unique opportunity to expand my consciousness through the concepts and models that they provided and the regular contact that I had through the Ning site with fellow travelers.”
    – Thomas Harris, Johannesburg, South Africa

    “The Emergence course was truly the guiding force to the shift within me. I was deeply able to fully feel and experience the loving presence to my inner wounded child. The beautiful meditations led by Patricia and the sharing of Barbara’s experiences in this course is profoundly guiding my emergence process. I am forever deeply in gratitude.”
    – Carolyn Temes, United States

    “Each morning when I write from my egoic self, I often feel concerned and annoyed. Yet when I read I write back as Essence, I am struck by the calmness of the words and compassion of the tone.”
    – Harvey Austin, Pompano Beach, FL, United States

    "For me the course grounded and stabilized my inner work I have done before. I have learned many new aspects and perspectives by the teachings of Barbara and Patricia and the other members of the course whom I met through the course via the internet."
    – Sibylle Hajostek, Stockholm, Sweden

    Join the Global Community

    The Emergence Process Advanced Training is not only the most advanced form of online training currently available, it’s also a thriving global community of learning and practice.

    Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls, video conference or in our custom online community, to support and learn from each other while you hone your skills to fully embody your Essence and support others to do the same.

    This international community is also at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony and reverence for all of life.

    Here’s What You’ll Receive

    Twenty four weekly 90-minute class sessions with Patricia Ellsberg

    Experience a rare opportunity to mentor and learn with one of the world’s leading conscious evolution teachers from the comfort of your own home along with Senior Emergence Facilitators and live guest speakers. Each live class session includes live, interactive calls plus Q&A time and helps you create the specific skills and abilities to step into your full Essence and support others in the same.

    Twenty four weekly 30-minute sessions of supervised facilitation

    Following each class session, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in guided circle sessions for practice, deepening and community building with fellow participants.

    Six 60-minute LIVE Global Cafe Sessions

    Experience a rare opportunity for group discussion and deepening every month. Each live global cafe session will help you integrate the information and build deeper community with your fellow participants.

    Emergence worksheets for guiding the process for others

    Throughout the journey, you’ll receive powerful worksheets that illuminate the Steps and deepen your connection to your Essence. Additionally, these worksheets will be the perfect tools as you take your learning into the world and facilitate the process for others.

    Guided meditations for each Emergence Process step

    Not only will you receive unique meditations that correspond to each step of the Emergence process and will support you in deepening your own realization, you’ll also be guided to practice creating and leading meditations so you can strengthen your capacity to guide others.

    Audio Recordings of Each Class, Q&A and Practice Session

    After each live class, the audio will be available to you to download in high quality MP3 format. This way you’ll never have to worry about missing a session and you can listen anytime and anywhere on your iPod, in your car and at your convenience.

    PDF Transcripts of Each Class Session

    In addition to the high quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. This way you can review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices that you’ll learn.

    Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

    After each lesson you will have the option to do related exercises and/or answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.

    Online Community

    Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your learning after each class. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students – and get access to additional resources to take your learning experience to an even deeper level.

    The Emergence Advanced BONUS Collection

    • Mutual Awakening: Essence to Essence
      Audio Dialogue with Patricia Albere
    • Manifesting Essence in Your Daily Life
      Audio Dialogue with Marcia Wieder
    • Ritual for Sacred Union with Your Essential Self and Living as Essence
      Audio Dialogue with don Oscar Miro-Quesada
    • 3 Guided Meditations from Patricia
      30-minute Private Coaching Session with Patricia Ellsberg
    • Calling the Beloved Into Your Heart
      Audio dialogue with Patricia and Sally Kempton

    In Addition to the Above, Emergence Process Facilitation Certification Students Receive:

    1. A Supervised Training leading the 10 Steps of the Emergence Process
    2. 10 Exclusive 30-minute Certification Group Practice and Support Sessions with Patricia Ellsberg and Senior Emergence Facilitators
    3. Access to a private Certification Web Group which includes personal Mentorship with Senior Emergence Facilitators and Personal Facilitation Report Review
    4. Certification upon completion of the course and certification requirements

    An Unprecedented Opportunity to Awaken to a Deeper Life

    We at The Shift Network feel deeply honored that Patricia has chosen to partner with us on this advanced online training. As you may know, this is a rare opportunity to learn directly from a beautiful teacher and connect with a global community of like minds and hearts who are doing this important and transformative inner work.

    Through this powerful LIVE online format, you’ll not only save time and money on retreat costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals, which would cost thousands of dollars). But you’ll be able to benefit from the incredible teachings from the comfort of your home – at your own pace!

    If you are serious about your spiritual evolution and awakening, it’s a great blessing for yourself, your loved ones and our world to take this one-of-a-kind training with Patricia Ellsberg.

    More Praise for Patricia Ellsberg...

    Patricia Ellsberg is an inspiration to students in my Awakening Joy class in which she has led profoundly evocative guided meditations for many years. She truly lives as her essence and is one of my favorite joy buddies.
    – James Baraz, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, author of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps that will Put You on the Road to Real Happiness

    Patricia Ellsberg is an inspiring teacher and leader. I’ve shared programs with her many times and enjoyed myself as a participant just as often. She never fails to bring me to deep internal peace, a new insight into myself, and feelings of complete pleasure and wellbeing. I jump at the opportunity to be in her presence.
    – Rick Foster, co-author, How We Choose to Be Happy and Happiness & Health

    In the Emergence Course, Patricia Ellsberg’s loving presence came straight through my mobile phone into my heart week after week. Her caring, brilliant articulation of years of practice, along with her skillful mediation guidance, radically deepened my own ability to contact, coax, seduce and embrace my own beloved Essence. A rare gifted teacher who channels both head and heart, Patricia is a gem not to be missed.
    – Karen Everett, documentary filmmaker

    Patricia Ellsberg is a wise woman and an inspired teacher, who emanates love, peace and joy with every breath. To be in her Presence is to touch the highest and most Divine aspects of Self. I wholeheartedly recommend her class to anyone who is committed to a path of deep transformation.
    – Carolyn Anderson, co-author ofThe Co-Creator’s Handbook

    Thank You Patricia!!! Your loving kindness when sharing The Emergence Training from ego to essence has opened for me a whole new way to relate to myself and others. My critical and judgmental voices got integrated and embraced by Essence, allowing me to relate with my reality and others from an authentic and loving space that makes my life more enjoyable. Becoming a facilitator and being able to offer this gift of transformation to others while enhancing and deepening my own process has added to the joy. With Infinite Gratitude!
    – Adriana Colotti Comel, Facilitator of Emergence, Mexico City, Mexico

    The Emergence class and process changed my life. As a result of the concepts of the course, my life is primarily loving, joyful and free. When it is not, I received the tools I need to quickly return to my center, so that I can live the life I have always desired. My experience as a psychotherapist says that the course conveys a basic education for living a happy spirit-filled life. My life purpose has become sharing "Emergence" with others.
    – Kay Selzer, RN, LMFT

    About Your Course Facilitator

    Patricia Ellsberg is a social change activist, workshop and tele-seminar leader, life e coach and public speaker. In 1971, she helped her husband, Daniel Ellsberg, release to the press the Pentagon Papers, a top secret history of US involvement in Vietnam, which helped end the Vietnam War. The Oscar nominated documentary, "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers," tells the riveting story of this era and Daniel and Patricia’s role in changing history. A central theme of her life has been bridging spiritual experience with social activism. Working closely with her sister, Barbara Marx Hubbard, in furthering social transformation through Conscious Evolution, Patricia guides people to make a shift from ego to essence, so they live with greater joy, purpose and meaning. Patricia’s special gift as a coach is transmitting and helping people access a profound sense of joy and wellbeing through the artful use of guided meditation. She is currently coaching and teaching The Emergence Process and her own teleseminars on the theme of “Finding Mother-Love Within.”

    Guest Teachers

    As a top-performer in this extremely high-paced, competitive environments such as the Burroughs Corporation, Honeywell Information Systems and the Amdahl Corporation, Joanne Brem, cultivated the inner capacity, key attitudes, resourceful perspectives and practices that sustain the optimal mental, emotional and physical state needed to meet the constant intensity and demands of her work and exceed her objectives year after year. In essence, Joanne learned and integrated into practice, the principles and dynamics of sustainable high-impact performance and life/leadership mastery, which forms the philosophical foundation of her leadership coaching approach. She brings seasoned, hands-on expertise to the field of leadership development through her business, Joanne Brem & Company

    Karen Wilhelm Buckley has developed wise evolutionary leaders and organizations for over 20 years. As Director of The Wisdom Connection, Karen works with women leaders. As principal of Communicore Consulting, Karen is an executive coach and consultant bringing experience and expertise to the field of organization development. Her clients develop skills and strategies to effectively guide evolutionary change and build engaged performance. Karen is a fellow of the World Business Academy and a founding Board member of the Spirit in Business Global Institute

    Carolyn Anderson is a co-founder and the Director of Global Family, a non-profit organization created in 1986 to shift consciousness to unity and love. Educator, author, speaker, and social pioneer, Carolyn is committed to the awakening of humanity to its full potential. Her passion is living and sharing the principles of co-creation and exploring the frontiers of evolutionary spirituality.

    In her work with Global Family, she has coordinated activities for numerous global events, assisted with the creation of social cooperation trainings, and facilitated a number of international conferences. By seeding the formation of hundreds of small Core Groups on five continents, she has empowered individuals all over the world to discover and fulfill their life purpose in support of the birth of a co-creative society.

    In 1996 she co-founded Hummingbird Community in northern New Mexico to foster personal and planetary transformation. The Community is dedicated to modeling a co-creative culture in service to the evolution of consciousness.

    Carolyn is a co-author of The Co-Creator’s Handbook, the editor and co-creator of the 52 Codes for Conscious Self Evolution with Barbara Marx Hubbard and a partner in Living Co-Creation, an entrepreneurial venture that offers training, coaching and consulting in the practices of co-creation. She resides in the foothills of northern California.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: What is a virtual course?
    A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

    Please note that dialing MaestroConference from your phone is a regular toll call to California, and your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. You can also use Skype credit/subscription or Google Voice to dial in to MaestroConference, and you’ll need to use your virtual keypad to enter your PIN and to indicate that you want to ask a question. Other options include calling cards and discount long-distance carriers, and we also have a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.

    Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
    A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.

    Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
    A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects, and growth throughout the Course.

    Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
    A: A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form. Please note that we are unable to offer scholarships on the Certificate Level training for this program.

    Q: What is your refund policy?
    A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is April 23rd, 2015. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we'll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we'd love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at, and we'll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

    Q: How can I reach Customer Support?
    A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.