Lectures, Workshops, and Readings

what constantina's workshop participants are saying...


"Constantina brings such wonderful energy as well as skill to the class. Her teaching style is educational and inviting. She lifts, guides, coaxes and praises with gentle kindness and quiet strength. I’m looking forward to the next class!!"

"Constantina is a fantastic, loving human being, instilled with the professional background and expertise to make this workshop environment inviting and special. Many thanks for a spiritually heightened experience."

"Constantina is a wonderful teacher. She is so patient and accepting of everyone. She encourages us as a group and individually. I feel safe in the class and feel able to let go and allow the process. Thank you for bringing this to my life!"

"Constantina is a wonderfully knowledgeable and patient teacher. She makes the subject matter even more interesting with her personal history and anecdotes."

"I love Constantina’s positive energy and her willingness to help people. It makes for a very uplifting meditative environment."

"Thank you for facilitating this weekend's workshop. Each time I participate in one of your events, I receive a new piece to the puzzle of my spiritual growth."

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INTUITIVE READINGS:

IN-DEPTH, HOUR-LONG INTUITIVE SESSIONS

Sessions are conducted either over the phone or in person on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. For further information, click on Consultations above. Send me an email if you'd like to set up a session.

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PUBLIC WORKSHOPS, CLASSES, AND OTHER EVENTS:

"Embrace Your Prosperity: A Lakshmi Workshop"
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 7-9 p.m.
Location: The new A.R.E. Edgar Cayce Center, 153 W. 27th St., suite 702 -- bet. 6th/​7th

What does it mean to embrace prosperity in every aspect of your life? Do you have unresolved issues about wealth and abundance? Do you have trouble achieving a work-life balance? Come to this workshop and discover how to free yourself of these and other limitations. Based on ancient teachings on Lakshmi, lovely goddess of prosperity, this workshop will inspire you and provide practical guidelines for embracing the life that you desire. Come join us!

Special Workshop Bonus: Lakshmi Lottery!
All participants will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE FULL-LENGTH INTUTIVE READING with Constantina ($195 value). Will Lakshmi be your Lady Luck?

In this workshop you will:
• learn how spiritual and material wealth emerge from the same divine source
• be guided in a fun, insightful contemplative exercise to discover what you really want
• learn how to recognize and avoid self-sabotage
• receive mantras for invoking Lakshmi
• experience a powerful guided meditation and visualization of the goddess
• learn spiritual steps to increase and stay aligned with divine prosperity consciousness
• learn practical steps to increase the health of your finances, relationships, spirituality, and sweet enjoyment of life's journey

Constantina's latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, and CDs of her guided meditations on Lakshmi will be available for purchase and signing.

$59 (Early-bird discount $49 through June 30)

Register now, as seats are limited!

To register, click the pay button below. Your paypal receipt will confirm your spot. I'll follow up with a personal confirmation email.

Event is SOLD OUT. Thank you!

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Public reading of memoir/​essay "Dead Can Dance"
Greek-American Writers @​ Cornelia St. Cafe
29 Cornelia St., NYC
Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6-8 p.m.
$10 cover and admission

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"Developing Your Intuition: An Introduction"
New York Open Center

22 E. 30th Street, bet. 5th and Madison
New York, NY 10016
A weekly course on Thursday evenings, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
June 1- June 29 (no class June 15)
Free introductory class on Thursday, May 25 at 5:45 p.m.

Course description:
Intuition is being increasingly appreciated as a key component of decision-making. One of New York’s most experienced intuitive consultants and teachers of intuition, Constantina Rhodes, will help us begin to develop a range of intuitive skills that we all possess in latent form but usually don’t know how to access, understand, or use.

Discover meditation and visualization exercises designed to activate and hone specific capacities which use techniques to heighten our senses of seeing, hearing, and touch, and develop our skills in telepathic communication. An attuned intuition empowers and enables us to make far better decisions about every aspect of life, from career to finances to romance to reaching our ultimate goals. Tap into the deep well of your own internal wisdom.

Tuition: Open Center members: $115 /​ Nonmembers $135.
Registration: www.opencenter.org (Course # 17 SPS 32 S)
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One-Woman Psychic Fair: An Afternoon of Private Mini-Readings
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 12:00-5:00 p.m.


This is a great opportunity to check in for a 30-minute mini-reading in a private reading room. All sessions pre-booked and pre-paid, so you can count on receiving your reading as scheduled.

Location: The lovely NEW Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Center, 153 W. 27th St., suite 702, buzzer #33, NYC 10001

Fee: $59 for 30 minutes

To book your session: Simply send me an email through this website expressing your interest in setting up a mini-reading at the fair. I'll send you a list of available time-slots. Once we decide on a time, you'll confirm your spot by posting payment on PayPal (below).

Time-slots are limited so act now!
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*****ARCHIVE OF PREVIOUS PUBLIC OFFERINGS*****

"Developing Your Intuition: An Introduction"
New York Open Center

22 E. 30th Street, bet. 5th and Madison
New York, NY 10016
A weekly course on Thursday evenings, 5:45-7:45 p.m.
Nov. 10 - Dec. 15, 2016 (no class Nov. 24)
Free introductory class on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 5:45 p.m.

Course description:
Virtually any decision from buying a home to going on a date, entails endless options. How to decide what's best? In this class with one of NYC's most experienced intuitive consultants, we'll learn how to awaken and hone our innate inner knowing, access it at will, trust and use it proactively. We will learn how to recognize our intuition; discern the difference between intuition and personal desires or fears; accurately "read" people, places and situations; protect ourselves from energy drains; develop a daily practice to maintain and sharpen our intuitive skills; send and receive non-verbal messages; and more.

Whether this is your first class in intuitive development or you are an experienced holistic practitioner seeking to deepen your intuitive skills, this class can open the door to a more decisive and fulfilling life.

Tuition: information forthcoming
Registration: www.opencenter.org or call the Open Center at 212.219.2527

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Intuitive Mini-Readings; Guided Lakshmi Abundance Meditation
"Spirit Walk" Holiday Fair Pop-Up, Dec. 9-11, 2016
I will be at the fair on Friday from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday at 10 a.m. I'll be leading the "Morning Lakshmi Meditation: Invoking the Energy of Abundance." Start the day with us!

The rest of the time I'll be offering mini-readings. This is a great chance to check in for guidance.

Location: Balance Arts Center
34 W. 28th St., 3rd fl, bet. Broadway and 6th Ave., next to N, R trains
Note: Readings will be held at small tables in the reading room adjoining the yoga studio.

Free admission. Readings are $29 for 20 minutes, $56 for 40 minutes.

Come and check out a great variety of unique gift items..lectures...healers...and readers.

Further info about my offerings at the fair: Email NycPythia@​aol.com.
Further info about other offerings at the fair: www.spiritrockshamichealing.com.

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Intuitive Mini-Readings
Awaken Wellness Fair -- "Best Loved Body-Mind-Spirit-Green Expo"
Sunday, July 31, 2016
10 am - 5 pm
Gold Ballroom of the Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Ave. (directly across from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden)
Enter on W. 33rd St.
New York, NY 10001

This is a great event, with dozens of holistic speakers, healers, and intuitive readers.
Make a day of it!

FREE ADMISSION ON WEBSITE: www.AwakenFairs.com ($10 at the door).
Pre-book readings through July 30 for discounted rate and to confirm your spot.
Prebook: 15 min/​$35; 30 min/​$60
Day of: 15 min/​$40; 30 min/​$70

Registration, bookings, and further info: www.awakenfairs.com

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The Four Paths of Abundance: Meditations on Lakshmi
An Evening Workshop
New York Open Center

22 E. 30th St. (bet. Madison/​Fifth)
NYC 10016
Friday, July 8, 7-10 p.m.

In India, the goddess Lakshmi embodies abundance in all of its forms. She is often portrayed as a radiant woman, but on a deeper level, she represents the pure energy of prosperity, the rich, divine substance from which all forms of wealth are fashioned. According to ancient Vedic tradition, there are four paths to prosperity, called arthas. This evening we will learn how to invoke Lakshmi with specially attuned, ancient meditations. These guided meditations will help you access your inner knowing, align you with your deepest wisdom and heart's truest desires, and help you move into your best possible experience of abundance.

The Open Center Bookstore will carry copies of Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony as well as my guided meditation CDs.

Tuition: Open Center Members $36 /​ Nonmembers $50
Registration: www.opencenter.org or 212.219.2527, ext. 2
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"Science, Shamans, and The Oracle of Delphi"
A presentation for ThinkOlio


"Spend an evening with the best professors for the price of a movie ticket" -- ThinkOlio.org

Monday, April 18
From: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
At: Chinatown Soup -- "a creative community advancing art, justice, historic preservation, and civic engagement in downtown New York"
16 Orchard St, NYC 10002
Cost: $12
Registration: ThinkOlio.org

Recently the scientific community has taken interest in the phenomenon of the Delphic Oracle. Geologists have suggested that the trance state of the Delphic oracle was induced by fumes that came from a chasm in the earth. They base their theories on geological evidence and ignore both the ancient Greek texts on religion and the phenomenon of trance divination experienced by contemporary practitioners of other archaic religions (such as traditional African religions, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and others).

We will explore the geological view of this phenomenon and also introduce an alternative: That the states of trance experienced by the oracle are a form of what historians of religion call 'shamanic states of consciousness,' some of which may be induced with substances, but more often specifically are not. In other words, they are techniques mastered by certain types of religious professionals. These are religious phenomena that characterize shamanism, the oldest known religious expression on earth.

At what cost do we ignore the ancient cultures part in divination and take a strictly scientific view?


Please join me for a provocative lecture and discussion, melding what we know about the classical world with the phenomenon of trance channelling.

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ODES TO GREECE. Poets and personalities including Nikos Alexiou, author of Astoria, intuitive Constantina Rhodes, Penelope Karageorge, author of The Neon Suitcase, and others will present poems about Greece past and present, in an homage on the glories that were and are Hellas on the 195th anniversary of Greece’s declaration of freedom.

JOIN THE GREEK-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION

CELEBRATING

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY

THE NIGHT BEFORE THE BIG FIFTH AVENUE PARADE

SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 6-8 PM

Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, New York City
Saturday, April 9, 6-8 PM
$9 admission include a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink.

Subways A, C, D, B, D, M to West 4th Street or 1 to Christopher Street

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"Experience Your Intuition : A 'Clairs' Workshop"
A weekly course on Mondays (7-8:45 p.m.), March 7-28, 2016.
REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE UP TO $30!

Are you intuitive, but don't really know how to access your intuitive skills? Are you a seasoned practitioner, but need to jumpstart your connection with your intuitive self? This workshop is designed to deepen your intuitive capacities by focusing on the paraphysical senses, or "clairs." In this workshop you will be guided to enliven these aspects of your intuitive self, bringing your entire psychic skills set into a more efficient and vibrant mode. All levels welcome.

The workshop includes:
• A safe, enjoyable, small-group environment conducive to each person's level of intuitive development. Instructor provides group and individual attention.
• Discussion and explanation of the "clairs" and how they operate
• Guided deep meditations
• Hands-on exercises in which you will experience your intuition at work (or play!)
• Topics may include clairsentience (clear feeling), clairempathy (clear emotion), clairvoyance (clear sight), clairaudience (clear hearing), clairsavorance (clear tasting), clairscent (clear smelling), claircognizance (clear knowing), and clairtangency (clear touch).
• Focus on real issues, so feel free to bring your questions!

Whether this is your first class in intuitive development or you are an experienced holistic practitioner seeking to deepen your intuitive skills, this class can open the door to a more decisive and fulfilling life.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen, notebook, and water.

Location: A.R.E. Center
241 W. 30th St., #102 (bet. 7th/​8th Aves.)
New York NY 10001

Feel free to email me for further information: Info@​constantinarhodes.com

Tuition: $189
Earliest-bird special: Register through Sun., 2/​14, pay only $159
Early-bird special: Register Mon., 2/​15- Sun., Feb. 21, pay only $169


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Intuitive Readings
Quest Bookshop Psychic Fair/​Fundraiser for the NY Theosophical Society
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Quest Bookshop
240 E 53rd St. (Between 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022

Fair runs 12-6 pm; I'll be offering mini-readings from 12-3.

Free admission.
$20 for 20-minute reading.
All proceeds donated to the NY Theosophical Society.

Come support this wonderful and historic New York institution, founded in 1875. Treat yourself to a healing and/​or an intuitive reading. Browse the bookstore for all kinds of spiritual items, including metaphysical books, incense, crystals, and my meditation CDs!


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"Accessing Our Inner Knowing: Putting Your Intuition to Work for You"
New York Open Center

22 E. 30th Street, bet. 5th and Madison
New York, NY 10016
A weekly course on Wednesdays, 5:45-7:45 p.m., Feb. 17-March 16, 2016
Free introductory class on Wed., Feb. 10 at 5:45 p.m.

Course description:
Virtually any decision from buying a home to going on a date, entails endless options. How to decide what's best? In this class with one of NYC's most experienced intuitive consultants, we'll learn how to awaken and hone our innate inner knowing, access it at will, trust and use it proactively. We will learn how to recognize our intuition; discern the difference between intuition and personal desires or fears; accurately "read" people, places and situations; protect ourselves from energy drains; develop a daily practice to maintain and sharpen our intuitive skills; send and receive non-verbal messages; and more.

Whether this is your first class in intuitive development or you are an experienced holistic practitioner seeking to deepen your intuitive skills, this class can open the door to a more decisive and fulfilling life.

Tuition: Open Center members $170/​nonmembers $185
Registration: www.opencenter.org or call the Open Center at 212.219.2527
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Siddha-Lakshmi Workshop: Connecting with the Goddess of Spiritual Power
Saturday, December 5, 2015
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Yoga Anjali Yoga, Art, and Music
911 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719

In this special workshop, Prof. Constantina Rhodes will introduce us to Siddha-Lakshmi, a powerful yet relatively unknown aspect of Lakshmi, magnificent goddess of prosperity and wellbeing. This goddess expresses herself through two aspects -- as the fierce power to destroy debilities and as the gracious power to create abundant wellbeing. Drawing upon sacred esoteric teachings from India, Constantina will guide us in contemplating what it means to achieve "spiritual mastery" (siddhi) of our lives: How do we become skillful navigators? How do we find that space of divine resonance in the midst of life's challenges? Through discussion, contemplation, mantra recitation, and guided deep meditation, we will gain insights about our own situations, learn practical techniques to cut through challenges with courage and verve, and plant the seeds to manifest an extraordinary next chapter in our lives.

Materials: Bring a notebook, pen, water, and yoga mat. Copies of Constantina's book "Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony," as well as her meditation CDs will be available for cash sale and signing.

Registration: Yoga Anjali: 732-681-7660 or www.yogaanjali.com
$30 advance; $35 at the door

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Intuitive Mini-Readings
Shamanic Clinic, Fair & Celebration -- Fundraising event for the NY Shamanic Circle
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Balance Arts Center
34 W. 28th St., 3rd fl, bet. Broadway and 6th Ave., next to N, R trains
Note: For this event we'll be in the yoga room…remove your shoes…
Free admission. Readings: $29/​20 min., $56/​40 min.

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Experience Your Intuition: Tone Your Psychic Core
An Immersion Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, 10 am - 5 pm
Location: A.R.E. of New York Edgar Cayce Center
241 W. 30th St., #102 (bet. 7th/​8th Aves.)
New York NY 10001

For many of us, intuition, or psychic knowing, begins in the belly -- the "gut feeling." Just as a toned physical core strengthens and supports the health of the entire physical body, so too does a toned psychic core enhance the intuitive vibrancy of all the paraphysical senses, or psychic capacities such as clairvoyance and clairaudience. In this workshop you will learn how to move past the spontaneity of intuition to develop it with conscious intention by strengthening your psychic core.

Please join me for this exciting immersion workshop, which includes:

• Exercises to discover the unique ways that your intuition communicates to you through your body, mind, and senses
• Explanation of clairsentience ("clear feeling" or the "gut feeling") and how it supports the other paraphysical senses
• Advanced breathing, visualization, physical movement, and grounding techniques
• Psychic protection and purification practices
• Guided deep meditation
• Guided practice in giving and receiving psychic messages
• A safe, enjoyable environment conducive to each person's level of intuitive development

Intuitive development students of all levels are welcome. This workshop can greatly enhance the personal practice of actors, yoga teachers, Reiki practitioners, body workers, and intuitive practitioners in any modality.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen, notebook, and water. There will be a 45-minute lunch break, so you may wish to bring a light lunch.

Tuition: $189 (early-bird $179 through September 30)

Questions? Feel free to email me: info@​constantinarhodes.com

Register here.

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Intuitive Mini-Readings
Quest Bookshop Psychic Fair/​Fundraiser for the NY Theosophical Society
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Quest Bookshop
240 E 53rd St. (Between 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022

Fair runs 12-6 pm; I'll be there from 12-3.

Free admission.
$20 for 20-minute reading.
All proceeds donated to the NY Theosophical Society.

Come support this wonderful and historic New York institution, founded in 1875. Treat yourself to a healing and/​or an intuitive reading. Browse the bookstore for all kinds of spiritual items, including metaphysical books, incense, crystals, and my meditation CDs.

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Goddess Retreat at the Beach
Ocean Grove, NJ
Friday-Sunday, June12-14, 2015

Details forthcoming.
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Book Signing and Lakshmi Workshop
Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song & Ceremony
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Namaste Bookshop
2 W. 14th St., bet. 5th-6th Aves.
New York, NY 10011

6:30-7:00 p.m.:
Meet & Greet the Author and Introduction to Invoking the Goddess Lakshmi

7:00-9:00 p.m.:
Lakshmi Workshop and Guided Meditation ($30)
Following the book signing, please join me for the Lakshmi Workshop. We'll explore the deeper meaning of the principles of Lakshmi's prosperity and prosperity consciousness, culminating in an illuminating guided meditation on the goddess.

For further information/​pre-registration, visit www.namastebookshop.com or call Namaste Bookshop at (212) 645-0141.

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Experience Your Intuition: A "Clairs" Immersion Workshop
Saturday, May 16, 2015, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Moving Body Resources
112 W. 27th St, 4th floor (between 6th/​7th Aves.)
New York, NY 10001

Are you intuitive, but don't really know how to access your intuitive skills? Are you a seasoned practitioner, but need to jumpstart your connection with your intuitive self? This immersion workshop is designed to deepen your intuitive capacities by focusing on the paraphysical senses, or "clairs."

As you work with your intuition, you may notice that certain clairs are working strongly while others seem to be underdeveloped or even untapped. In this workshop you will be guided to enliven these aspects of your intuitive self, bringing your entire psychic skills set into a more efficient and vibrant mode.

The workshop includes:
• A safe, enjoyable environment conducive to each person's level of intuitive development
• Discussion and explanation of the "clairs" and how they operate
• Guided deep meditations
• Hands-on exercises in which you will experience your intuition at work (or play!)

Topics may include clairsentience (clear feeling), clairempathy (clear emotion), clairvoyance (clear sight), clairaudience (clear hearing), clairsavorance (clear tasting), clairscent (clear smelling), claircognizance (clear knowing), and clairtangency (clear touch).

Intuitive development students of all levels are welcome.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen, a notebook, and water.

Tuition: $189 (early-bird $179 through April 30)

Questions? Feel free to email me: info@​constantinarhodes.com

Register here. Click the BuyNow button. Your PayPal receipt confirms your space. I'll follow up with a personal confirmation email. Thank you!

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"Developing Your Intuition: An Introduction"
New York Open Center

22 E. 30th Street, bet. 5th and Madison
New York, NY 10016
Mondays, 5:45-7:30 p.m., April 20-May 18, 2015
Free introductory class on Monday, April 13 at 6 p.m.

Even if you've taken this course before, join us for a refresher. I'll be adding new materials, and of course your own experiences and intuitive capacities will deepen the more you practice in a formal, guided setting.

Course description:
Intuition is increasingly appreciated as a reliable and valid source of information that has practical value in everyday life. In this class, one of New York's most experienced intuitive consultants and teachers of intuitive development will help us begin to develop a range of intuitive skills that we all possess in latent form but usually don't know how to access, understand, or use. She will guide us in meditation and visualization exercises designed to activate and hone specific capacities, as well as teaching us techniques to develop our skills in telepathic communication. An attuned intuition empowers us and enables us to make far better decisions about every aspect of life, from career to finances to romance to reaching our ultimate goals. Come discover how to tap into the deep well of your own internal wisdom.

Open Center members $170/​nonmembers $185
Early Bird rate $155/​$170 by March 15, 2015

Registration: www.opencenter.org or call the Open Center at 212.219.2527

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Intuitive Readings
Spring Fair: Fresh Healings & Readings
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Balance Arts Center
34 W. 28th St., 3rd floor, between 6th Ave. and Broadway
New York, NY

Free admission to the fair.
Readings are $29 for 20 minutes; $55 for 40 minutes
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Lakshmi Meditation for Prosperity and Abundance
Sunday, March 29, 2015
12:00-2:00 p.m.
Yoga Anjali Yoga, Art, and Music
911 Main Street, Belmar, NJ 07719

Treat yourself to a guided journey into the luminous heart of prosperity consciousness. Lakshmi scholar and intuitive consultant Constantina Rhodes returns to Yoga Anjali to lead a deeply relaxing and rejuvenating guided meditation. You'll be guided to a safe, sacred inner space where you can identify and begin to manifest your heart's deepest desires -- some of which you may not even acknowledge consciously! You'll emerge inspired to maintain alignment with that abundant consciousness and its precious fruits.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a notebook and pen to record your insights. Constantina's books and CDs will be available for cash purchase and signing.

$30 advance purchase; $35 at door
Registration: Yoga Anjali: 732-681-7660 or www.yogaanjali.com

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Intuitive Readings
Tuesdays, 5-7 p.m. (ongoing except for April 7)
Also special engagement Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Choices Bookshop
220 E. 78th Street, bet. 2nd/​3rd Ave.

$30 for 15 minutes
$55 for 30 minutes

Check out this beautiful and inspiring little gem of a bookstore! In addition to my home practice where I focus on full-length in-depth readings, I'm offering mini-readings at Choices on Tuesdays 5-7 p.m. and occasionally at other times.

To book a session:
Call Choices at 212.794.3858
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"Experience Your Intuition: An Advanced Clairs Workshop"
A four-week course on Mondays, March 9-30, 2015
7:00-8:45 p.m.
Location near Penn Station in Manhattan TBA

This course is designed to take you deeper into your intuitive development by focusing on the paraphysical senses, or "clairs."

When you work with your intuition, whether personally or professionally, you may notice that certain clairs are working strongly while others seem to be underdeveloped or even untapped. In this course you will be guided to enliven these aspects of your intuitive self, bringing your entire psychic skills set into a more efficient and vibrant mode. As ever, this course will be presented in a safe, enjoyable environment conducive to each person's individual development. Each week features a meditation and exercises to awaken a different avenue of guidance about your real-life issues and questions.

Topics may include clairsentience (clear feeling), clairempathy (clear emotion), clairvoyance (clear sight), clairaudience (clear hearing), clairgustance (clear tasting), clairolfaction (clear smelling), claircognizance (clear knowing), and clairtangency (clear touch).

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen and a notebook.

Prerequisite: At least one course or workshop with me, or other exposure to some form of the intuitive arts. This will be limited to a small, select group, so register early!

Note: If you are entirely new to intuitive development, please join me for a popular course I'll be offering again at the NY Open Center in April/​May, designed for students at all levels -- "Developing Your Intuition: An Introduction." Scroll down for further info.

Any questions? Feel free to email me.

Register here for the Advanced Clairs Workshop:
Tuition $189 (early-bird $179 through March 6)
Registration now closed.


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Public Lecture: "Escorting the Goddess to America: An American Scholar's Journey from Classical India to the Yoga Studios of NYC"
Queens Library (Flushing)

Saturday, March 14, 2015
3:00 p.m. (one-hour program; free and open to the public)
IRC Conference Room, Flushing Library
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

What does it mean to translate a sacred text? In addition to linguistic proficiency, what else is required of the translator to lend authenticity not only to the words of the original text, but to its spiritual essence and religious meaning? What happens when a sacred text changes context, moving from an ancient, classical tradition to a new, ever-changing spiritual environment halfway across the world? Sanskrit scholar Constantina Rhodes, Ph.D. will discuss the curious juxtaposition of linguistic skills, spiritual awareness, and cultural diversity that she discovered while preparing her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony.

Constantina Rhodes, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in South Asian Languages & Religions from Columbia University, and she teaches in the Program in Religion at Hunter College. She is the author of several scholarly books for which she has translated large corpuses of Sanskrit devotional poetry. She is also a Certified Intuitive Consultant and has scripted and recorded several CDs of guided mediations. As she works with the Sanskrit, she enters into a very special relationship with the language itself. She strives to translate the literal meanings with integrity while lending voice to their spiritual essence, presenting these verses and their traditions as a gateway into the sacred realm of their origins.

Further info and directions: www.queenslibrary.org
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Intuitive Readings
MatchMySpirit Vegetarian Potluck & Holistic Bazaar
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 4-7:30 pm
Tribeca Equinox, 54 Murray St., NYC 10007

Check out the fun and goodies!

I'll be giving mini-readings: $35/​15 min.; $70 for 30 min.
My meditation CDs will also be available.
All sales cash only.
If you wish to reserve a spot, email me ASAP and I'll send you the available appointment times.
Payment will be collected by me at the time of the reading.

Further info: www.MatchMySpirit.com

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Mini-Readings: Private Phone Event
Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Throughout the day I'll be offering 20-minute ($65) and 40-minute ($130) sessions over the phone. You'll pre-pay and pre-book your preferred appointment time. Then you can relax into the session in the privacy of your own home. If you wish, I'll also provide an audio recording of the session.

If you're interested, email me right away through this website, and I'll send you available time-slots and further information.

Once we've determined your appointment time, click one of the payment options to secure your session.

(Registration now closed.)

Thank you!

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Intuitive Readings
Quest Bookshop Psychic Fair/​Fundraiser for the NY Theosophical Society
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Quest Bookshop
240 E 53rd St. (Between 2nd & 3rd Ave.)
New York, NY 10022

Fair runs 12-6 pm; I'll be there from 3-6.

Free admission.
$20 for 20-minute reading.
All proceeds donated to the NY Theosophical Society.

Come support this wonderful and historic New York institution, founded in 1875. Treat yourself to a healing and/​or an intuitive reading. Browse the bookstore for all kinds of spiritual items, including metaphysical books, incense, crystals, and my meditation CDs.

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Intuitive Readings
Awaken Wellness Fair
Sunday, January 25, 2015
10 am - 5 pm
Hotel Pennsylvania -- Penntop Ballroom on the 18th floor.
401 7th Ave. (Between 32nd-33rd Streets -- directly across the street from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden)
New York, NY 10001

This is a great event, with dozens of holistic speakers, healers, and of course intuitive readers.
Make a day of it!

Pre-book online to select and confirm your time-slot.

Through Jan. 24: Discounted admission and pre-booking:
Online discounted admission to fair $10.
On-line discounted pre-booking for a reading: $35/​quarter hour, $60 half hour.
Go to www.awakenfair.com and click on NYC 1/​25/​15.

Day of event:
On-site admission to fair $15
On-site bookings for a reading: $40/​quarter hour, $70 half hour

Book early!

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Intuitive Readings
"Spirit Walk" Holiday Fair Pop-Up
Friday, Dec. 12, 5-10 p.m.,Saturday, Dec. 13, 11-5, and Sun., Dec. 14, 11-5.
Balance Arts Center
34 W. 28th St., 3rd fl, bet. Broadway and 6th Ave., next to N, R trains
Note: Readings will be held at small tables in the reading room adjoining the yoga studio.

Free admission. Readings are $25 for 20 minutes, $50 for 40 minutes.

Come and check out a great variety of unique gift items!

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Intuitive Readings
Shamanic Clinic, Fair & Celebration -- Fundraising event for the NY Shamanic Circle
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (I'll be there 10-2)
Balance Arts Center
34 W. 28th St., 3rd fl, bet. Broadway and 6th Ave., next to N, R trains
Note: For this event we'll be in the yoga room…remove your shoes…and we'll be seated on floor cushions.

Free admission. Readings are $20 for 15 minutes; $40 for 30 minutes.
Come early! On-site sign-up sheets starting at 9:45 a.m.
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Intuitive Readings
Psychic Fair -- Fundraising event for the NY Theosophical Society
Sunday, November 9, 2014
12 - 6 pm (I'll be there 3-6 pm)
Quest Bookshop
240 E. 53rd St, bet. 2nd/​3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10022

$20 admission entitles you to one free 20-minute reading.

Further info: www.QuestBookshop.com
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Lakshmi Salon and Dinner: Align and Magnetize With Abundance
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 6pm
Restaurant: The Smile, 26 Bond Street, New York City

SacredShe invites you to a special, intimate dinner with renowned Hindu scholar Constantina Rhodes, PhD. Learn how to co-create wealth, health, and prosperity in all areas of your life. Join us for invocation, storytelling, discussion, and a four-course dinner with like-minded souls.

Includes:  21-day mantra invocation • guided meditation • 3 course family style meal
 * Please bring a journal, pen, an open heart and healthy appetite.


Seating is limited. To reserve your spot, email cam@​sacredshe.us or call 917-710-5170.
Exchange: $115/​early bird price; $135 after October 1st.

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"Intuition in Everyday Life"
Presentation at An Evening of Words, Wine and Music
With the Greek-American Writers Association

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 6-8 pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St., bet. Bleecker and West 4th,
New York City
(Subways A, C, E, B, D, M to West 4th or 1 to Christopher St)

Join us at the lovely and historic Cornelia Street Cafe. I'll be speaking about how we can access intuition in everyday life. Songwriter/​singer Christos Alexandrou will be performing selections from his new album Ston Idio Dromo and poet Nicos Alexiou will present poems from his new book Astoria --a poetry of exile, community, and Greek identity.

$8 admission includes a glass of wine, beer, or soft drink.

Info: Karageorge24@​gmail.com

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Harvest Your Blessings: A Lakshmi Workshop
Saturday, September 13, 2014,   1-5 pm
DIG Yoga
204 N. Union St.
Lambertville, NJ 08530

What is true prosperity? What does it mean to live a magnificent life? In this workshop Constantina Rhodes will introduce Lakshmi, beautiful, beloved goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. Lakshmi is the source energy of prosperity consciousness, from which all forms of prosperity emerge. Tapping into that abundant consciousness and maintaining alignment with it is part practice and part inspiration, and the teachings about Lakshmi offer guidance about generating prosperity consciousness and harvesting the fruits of its blessings.

Constantina has translated a vast body of Sanskrit sacred texts dedicated to Lakshmi, which she presents in her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony. This workshop draws upon those texts and teachings, most of which have never before been translated nor presented to a wide audience. Constantina will lead you in contemplative exercises and guided meditations to inspire a deeply personal connection with the energy of the goddess.

Constantina's books and CDs will be available for purchase and signing.

To register, call DIG Yoga at 609-460-4222 or visit www.digyoga.com

Cost: $55 by August 30, $65 after 

Private Intuitive Readings
Sunday, September 14   10am-3pm
DIG Yoga, Lambertville, NJ

Constantina will be available to give 20-minute private readings. Please bring a notebook, a small personal object such as an item of jewelry (that has only been owned by you, no heirlooms), and an open mind!

Cost: $45
By appointment only.
Call DIG Yoga 609.460.4222 to schedule.
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"Fearless Women Council on 'Power and Ethics for World Change'"
June 12, 2014
and
"Fifth Athens Symposium: Yoga-Pilates-Music-Meditation"
June 13-15, 2014
The Hub Events Center
Gazi, Athens, Greece


I will be presenting two workshops and offering private intuitive consultations.

Workshops:
"Living the Good Life: A Lakshmi Workshop"

What is true prosperity? What does it mean to live a healthy, balanced, fulfilling life? In this workshop Constantina Rhodes will introduce Lakshmi, beautiful, beloved goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. Lakshmi is the source energy of prosperity consciousness, from which all forms of prosperity emerge. Tapping into that abundant consciousness and maintaining alignment with it is part practice and part inspiration, and the teachings about Lakshmi offer guidance about generating prosperity while keeping an eye on balance. Many devotional songs laud this goddess as an embodiment of caturpurushartha, or the four paths of abundance—harmonious relationship, material prosperity, savoring the journey, and spiritual alignment with divine source. Together these constitute a map for travel through this life, a way to evaluate and embrace life's fullness at each step, whatever the details may be. We will consider how these aspects of Lakshmi reveal themselves in our personal lives as well as in the lives of families, communities, and even nations. Constantina has translated a vast body of Sanskrit sacred texts dedicated to Lakshmi, which she presents in her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony. This workshop draws upon those texts and teachings, most of which have never before been translated nor presented to a wide audience. Constantina will lead you in contemplative exercises and guided meditations to inspire a deeply personal connection with the energy of the goddess.


"Aligning with Divine Guidance: Lakshmi and Your Intuition"
Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. This goddess manifests as every form of prosperity and she is prosperity consciousness itself. Living a life of truly abundant well-being is all but impossible without a conscious awareness of the divine source of prosperity and a conscious alignment with it. How can you recognize this source and connect with it? Constantina will introduce you to basic principles of Lakshmi's abundance and how you can experience these aspects of prosperity by learning to tune into the goddess more closely. Developing your intuition is key to this process. Constantina will teach you specific tools and techniques to develop your intuition, which is innate in us all but is often underdeveloped. She will lead you in contemplative exercises and guided meditations to inspire a deeply personal connection with the energy of the goddess. You'll come away from this workshop with powerful methods to align with divine guidance in your personal practice. Constantina has translated a vast body of Sanskrit sacred texts dedicated to Lakshmi, which she presents in her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony. This workshop draws upon those texts and teachings, most of which have never before been translated nor studied outside of India.

Intuitive Readings:
Private 20-minute readings will be held at the symposium on Friday, June 13 and at NYSY Studios on Monday, June 16.
Readings are by appointment. 30 euro prepaid by April 30; 35 euro after May 1.

Registration: www.AthensSymposium.com
Further information also at NYSYstudios.com

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"Intuition for Yogis Workshop"
The Yoga Collective

Monday, April 14, 2014
7:00-9:00 p.m.
135 W. 29th St. (bet. 6th-7th Aves.)
6th floor, suite 603
New York, NY 10001

Intuition is a key component in living a rich, full life, yet many overlook this precious gift that is innate in us all. Yoga helps to enhance and expand this gift, yet many practitioners find that their ability to become more attuned to this source is enhanced but not harnessed. This workshop will teach you how to move past the spontaneity of intuition and develop it with conscious intention, empowering you to make intuition an active part of your life and decision-making.

Dr. Rhodes will introduce you to a basic understanding of how intuition works, how to access your intuitive capacities, and how to develop them like any other skill. She will teach you simple, powerful techniques as well as guide you through meditation and visualization exercises that you can put to use immediately and incorporate into your personal home practice.

Please bring a pen, a notebook, a small personal object such as an item of jewelry (that has only been owned by you -- no heirlooms), and an open mind!

$40 in advance/​$45 day of
Further information and registration: http:/​/​yogacollectivenyc.com/​workshops/​
or
http:/​/​events.constantcontact.com/​register/​eventllr=epmm7vfab&oeidk=a07e8utdikybe227f6c

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"Developing Your Intuition:
A Day-Long Immersion Course"
New York Open Center

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
22 E. 30th Street, between 5th and Madison
New York, NY 10016

Intuition is a key component in living a rich, full life, yet many overlook this precious gift that is innate in us all. In this class, one of New York's most experienced intuitive consultants and teachers of intuition will help us develop a range of intuitive skills that we all possess in latent form but usually don't know how to access, understand, or use. You'll experience how your own intuition works, how to develop it like any other skill, and how to access the beauty of expanded awareness in every aspect of your life. Whether this is your first class in intuitive development or whether you are an experienced holistic practitioner seeking to enhance your abilities, this class will provide a safe, enjoyable environment to delve into your intuitive capacities. You will be guided to access insights about issues in your own life, so feel free to bring questions. The exercises -- and your experiences -- will be unique each time this course is offered, so repeat it as often as you like.


Open Center members $140/​ Nonmembers $150
Early Bird Rate $125 /​ $135 by March 20
Register early to ensure your place!
Registration: www.opencenter.org; or call 212.219.2527
Open Center Course # 14WPS36S

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Radio Talk-show Guest, WBAI 99.5
"The Holistic Edge," Hosted by Aracely Brown and Ralph White
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
10 p.m.

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Private Intuitive Consultations
In person in Manhattan
By appointment
Friday, April 11, Sunday, April 13, Monday, April 14, Tuesday, April 15.


$195 for one hour
Email me to schedule an appointment.
info@​constantinarhodes.com


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"Embracing Prosperity: A Lakshmi Workshop"
Crystal Visions Books
5426 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 2-5pm

What does it mean to embrace prosperity in every aspect of your life? How can you align with its divine source? Are you holding yourself back in ways you may not even recognize? Ancient teachings on the lovely goddess Lakshmi offer potent and practical answers that may surprise you. Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. Constantina Rhodes has translated a vast body of Sanskrit sacred texts dedicated to Lakshmi, which she presents in her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony. This workshop draws upon those texts and teachings, most of which have never before been translated nor presented to a wide audience.

In this workshop you will:
• learn how to recognize and connect with divine abundance
• be guided in enjoyable contemplative exercises identifying your deepest desires and creating your own personal "prayer list"
• learn potent mantras for invoking Lakshmi
• experience a powerful guided meditation and visualization of the goddess

Bring a notebook, pen, and yoga mat or blanket (if you wish to lie down for deep meditation)

Constantina's latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, as well as her Lakshmi meditation CDs, will be available for purchase and signing.

Each participant will receive a chance to win a free intuitive session with Constantina. We'll hold a drawing at the end of the workshop. Will Lakshmi be your Lady Luck? Come join us!

Pre-registration required. $49 through March 16; $55 after.


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"Autumn Abundance Retreat"
Lecture, meditations, and intuitive readings
Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10, 2013
Slate Branch Ashram/​The Jones Educational Foundation
Somerset, Kentucky

Join us for an autumn retreat at a lovely ashram dedicated to Sri Mahalakshmi located in the beautiful hills of rural Kentucky. I'll be offering a lecture on Sri Mahalakshmi, goddess of abundance, followed by a meditation guiding you to experience the state of prosperity consciousness. I'll also be giving 20-minute private intuitive readings throughout the weekend.

My new CD, "Attracting Abundance: Meditations on Lakshmi," and my latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, will be available for purchase and signing.

Readings are $40 and are by appointment through retreat staff.
Retreat packages vary.
Further information and registration: www.jonesfoundation.net

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"Creating the Life You Desire: Attracting Abundance"
Saturday, September 21, 2013 -- 12:30-3 p.m.
Yoga Anjali Yoga, Art & Music
911 Main Street
Belmar, NJ 07719

What is an abundant life? How do we recognize what abundance means for us? How do we identify our deepest desires and courageously guide them into manifestation? Join Constantina Rhodes, Ph.D. as she returns to Yoga Anjali to offer timely applications of ancient texts on attracting Lakshmi, goddess of abundance and good fortune. Lakshmi exists as the undifferentiated energy of prosperity -- the rich, divine substance from which all forms of wealth are fashioned. Constantina will lead us in guided contemplations and meditations on abundance to attract that sparkling, creative energy and keep generating it to enhance the circumstances of our lives. Don't miss this opportunity for a powerful transformation of your consciousness about abundance.

Constantina's new CD, "Attracting Abundance: Meditations on Lakshmi," and her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, will be available for purchase and signing.

$35 by Sept. 15; $40 thereafter
Registration: www.yogaanjali.com, 732-681-7660, or in the studio


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"Embrace Your Prosperity: A Philosophy and Meditation Workshop"
Sunday, June 9, 2013, 1-4 pm
Be Shri Yoga
135 East Putnam Ave., 2nd floor,
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

What does it mean to embrace prosperity in every aspect of your life? How can you align with its divine source? Do you have unresolved issues about wealth and abundance? Ancient teachings on the lovely goddess Lakshmi offer potent and practical solutions that may surprise you. Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi, also known as Shri, is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. In this workshop Constantina will guide you through enjoyable and practical exercises and meditations to heighten your awareness of your own relationship with prosperity, and to deepen your connection with your inner Shri. Come embrace your prosperity and learn to truly be Shri.

In this workshop you will:
• learn to recognize the abundant ways that Lakshmi bestows spiritual and material wealth. You'll learn how to tap into that abundance and how to avoid sabotaging your reception of blessings.
• be guided in contemplative exercises identifying your deepest desires and creating your own personal "prayer list."
• learn mantras for invoking Lakshmi.
• experience a powerful guided meditation and visualization of the goddess
• learn how to stay aligned with the goddess's magnificent energy.

Constantina's latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, will be available for cash purchase and signing.

$55 (Early-bird $45 through June 2)
Registration: www.beshriyoga.com or call 203.990.0662

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"Embracing Prosperity: A Lakshmi Workshop"
Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 7-9 pm
A.R.E. of NYC Edgar Cayce Center
241 W. 30th St., NYC 10001 -- bet. 7th/​8th Ave.
2nd floor -- buzz #102

What does it mean to embrace prosperity in every aspect of your life? How can you align with its divine source? Are you holding yourself back in ways you may not even recognize? Ancient teachings on the lovely goddess Lakshmi offer potent and practical answers that may surprise you. Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. In this workshop you will be guided to a deeply personal experience of the source energy of this goddess. Drawing on over a dozen years of research and translating Sanskrit scriptures dedicated to the goddess, Constantina will lead you through enjoyable and practical exercises to deepen your connection with Lakshmi and her exquisite energy.

In this workshop you will:
• learn to recognize the abundant ways that Lakshmi bestows spiritual and material wealth. You'll learn how to tap into that abundance and how to avoid sabotaging your reception of blessings.
• be guided in contemplative exercises identifying your deepest desires and creating your own personal "prayer list."
• learn mantras for invoking Lakshmi.
• experience a powerful guided meditation and visualization of the goddess
• learn how to stay aligned with the goddess's magnificent energy.

Constantina's latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, will be available for purchase and signing.

Each participant will receive a chance to win a free one-hour intuitive session with Constantina ($195 value). We'll hold a drawing at the end of the workshop. Will Lakshmi be your Lady Luck? Come join us!

$59 (Early-bird discount $49 through May 20)

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Intuitive Readings
"Wellness Crystal Psychic Fair"

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 2-6 pm

Dahn Yoga
37 Union Square West, 2nd fl (bet. 16th & 17th St.)
New York, NY 10005

$5 Suggested entrance donation

I'll be offering 20-minute intuitive readings.
$30 for 20 minutes.

Please note that Dahn Yoga is a professional yoga studio and is a NO SHOE environment; there's space to store your shoes during your visit.

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"Experience Your Intuition: An Advanced Course"
Thursdays, May 9-30, 2013, 7:00-8:45 p.m.
METACenter New York
214 W. 29th St., 16th fl -- between 7th and 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

This course has been designed to take you deeper into your intuitive development by building on your initial experiences and adding advanced practices and techniques. As always, I seek to create a safe, enjoyable environment conducive to each person's individual development. In each class you'll immerse yourself in the uplifting energy of a meditation and you'll experience a different method of accessing guidance about your real-life issues and questions.
Prerequisite: At least one course or workshop with me. This will be limited to a small, select group, so register early!

Weekly Themes:
May 9: Deepening the Connection with Your Spirit Guides
May 16: Shamanic Journeying
May 23: Pranayama (Breathwork) and the Spiritual Power of Mantras
May 30: Your Heart's Desires: Visualization and Manifestation

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen and a notebook.
Note: METACenter New York holds pristine space with a no-shoes, no-food/​drink policy in the classrooms.

Register soon, as space is limited!
$165 by April 30, $175 thereafter

(Registration is now closed.)
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Intuitive Readings
"METACenter's 2013 Psychic & Healing Day Event"

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 12-6 pm

MetaCenter New York
214 W. 29th St., 16th fl -- between 7th and 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10001

Free Admission.

I'll be offering 20-minute intuitive readings.
$25 for 20 minutes.

Registration starts at 11:30 am. No advance appointments. Bring your mother and your friends for a fun day of healings and readings.

Further information: 212.736.0999 or www.metacenterny.com
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Intuitive Readings
"Crystal Healing Arts Fair"

Friday, April 26, 2013, 4-8 pm

A.R.E. of New York Edgar Cayce Center
241 W. 30th St., 2nd fl -- between 7th and 8th Ave. -- Buzz #102
New York, NY 10001

$5 Admission

I'll be offering 20-minute intuitive readings.
$20 for 20 minutes.
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"Spiritual Spring Cleanse: A Siddhalakshmi Workshop"
With Hillary Cohen

Friday and Saturday, April 19/​20 (Fri. 6-8 p.m. and Sat. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Yoga Montclair
107 Forest St., Suite 3
Montclair, NJ 08042

April is the cruelest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.

--- T.S. Eliot, "The Waste Land"

April -- a time to embrace the bright and new, but not without confronting residual darkness and inertia. Are we stuck in a wintry phase? Join Constantina and Hillary for an exciting, insightful journey of self-reflection and renewal. Through lecture, asana, contemplative exercises, and guided meditation, we will focus on Siddhalakshmi, the goddess of spiritual power.

This goddess expresses herself through two aspects -- as the fierce power to destroy debilities and as the gracious power to create abundant wellbeing. Drawing upon a sacred esoteric text honoring Siddhalakshmi, we will address what it means to achieve "spiritual mastery" (siddhi) of our lives: How do we become skillful navigators? How do we find that space of divine resonance in the midst of life's challenges? In this workshop we will gain insights and learn practical techniques to navigate our challenges while moving toward our dreams and goals...understanding that the same divine energy animates both. What better way to engage in some spiritual spring cleaning?

Materials: Bring a notebook, pen, and yoga mat. Suggested text: Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, by Constantina Rhodes. Copies will be available for sale and signing.

Registration:
Friday satsang 6-8 p.m.: $30 early registration/​$40 at the door;
Saturday all-day workshop 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.: $125 early/​$150 at the door.
www.yogamontclair.com or call 973.233.YOGA
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"Aspects of Celtic, Egyptian, and Indian Goddesses: Panel Discussion"
Speaker
With Leslie Zehr and John Ollom

Saturday, April 13, 2013
2-3:30 p.m.

Queens Library -- International Resource Center
41-17 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355

Program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Hearst Foundation Endowment

Constantina will be speaking about Lakshmi on a panel discussion of three goddesses sponsored by the International Resource Center at Flushing Library.

"Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. She is also known as Shri, meaning splendor or glory. Considered to be the embodiment of all that makes life sweet and worth living, Lakshmi is worshiped far and wide to bestow blessings of harmonious relationships, material prosperity, emotional wellbeing, and spiritual connection to the source of all life. "


Free and open to the public.
Further information: www.queenslibrary.org/​events
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"Developing Your Intuition: An Introduction"
New York Open Center

Thursdays, 6-7:45 p.m., Feb. 28-April 4, 2013
Free introductory class on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m.

This has been expanded to a six-week class (plus the free intro), and each class session is now extended to an hour and 45 minutes. Even if you've taken this course before, seriously consider joining us. I'll be adding new materials, and of course your own experiences and intuitive capacities will have further opportunity to deepen.

Course description:
Intuition is increasingly appreciated as a reliable and valid source of information that has practical value in everyday life. In this class, one of New York's most experienced intuitive consultants and teachers of intuitive development will help us begin to develop a range of intuitive skills that we all possess in latent form but usually don't know how to access, understand, or use. She will guide us in meditation and visualization exercises designed to activate and hone specific capacities, as well as teaching us techniques to develop our skills in telepathic communication. An attuned intuition empowers us and enables us to make far better decisions about every aspect of life, from career to finances to romance to reaching our ultimate goals. Come discover how to tap into the deep well of your own internal wisdom.

Open Center members $170/​nonmembers $185
Free intro on Thursday, February 21, at 6pm
www.opencenter.org 212.219.2527
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"A Weekend of Intuition: March 16 & 17, 2013"
Workshop: Intuition for Yogis

Sat., March 16, 2013
12-5 p.m.
Dig Yoga
204 N. Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530

This is a great introduction to intuitive development designed for those who follow a regular yoga practice. Escape to the country for the weekend! Let the spacious, uplifting DIG Yoga studio be your destination. Accommodations can be arranged in the area. (Please call Denise at 609.460.4222.)

Course description:
Intuition is a key component to living a rich, full life, yet many overlook this precious gift that is innate in us all. Yoga helps to enhance and expand this gift, yet many practitioners find that their ability to become more attuned to this source is enhanced but not harnessed. This workshop will teach you how to move past the spontaneity of intuition and develop it with conscious intention, empowering you to make intuition an active part of your life and decision-making. Constantina will teach you simple, powerful techniques as well as guide you through meditation and visualization exercises that you can put to use immediately and incorporate into your personal home practice.

Please bring a pen, a notebook, a small personal object such as an item of jewelry (that has only been owned by you — no heirlooms), and an open mind!

$75 prepay; $90 after

Private Intuitive Readings
Sunday, March 17, 2013
9:00 a.m.--2:00 p.m.
Constantina will be available to give 20-minute private readings.
By appointment only. Call Dig Yoga at 609.460.4222 to schedule.
$45 for 20 minutes

Further information and registration: www.digyoga.com
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Quest Bookshop/​New York Theosophical Society Psychic Fair
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Next door to the Quest Bookshop
240 E. 53rd St. (bet. 2nd and 3rd Aves.)
New York, NY

I'll be giving private intuitive readings from 12-3 p.m.

Admission: $20. Admission fee entitles you to one (1) 20-minute reading.

Information: 212.758.5521 or www.questbookshop.com
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"Bounty and Grace: A Lakshmi Workshop with Professor Constantina Rhodes"
With Elena Brower
Friday, March 8, 2013
6-8 p.m.
Virayoga
580 Broadway, Suite 205 (between Prince and Houston)
New York, NY 10012

Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. How can we bring the energy of this goddess more fully into our lives? How do we proceed when life seems at a standstill or we seem to lose our way? How can we more fully receive the brilliant, expansive guidance of Lakshmi? Constantina will lead us in contemplative exercises and guided meditations to inspire a deeply personal connection with the goddess and her wisdom. She draws upon materials from her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, which will be available for purchase and signing.

$40 preregistration; $45 drop-in
Further information and registration: www.virayoga.com
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"Aligning with Divine Guidance: Lakshmi and Your Intuition"
With Carmel Calcagno

Saturday, March 2, 2013, 12 to 5 p.m.

Yoga Anjali -- new studio!!
Yoga Anjali Yoga, Art & Music
911 Main Street
Belmar, NJ

Beautiful, beloved Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth, happiness, and abundant good fortune. How can we bring the energy of this goddess more fully into our lives? When we face rough spots or times of indecision, how do we draw upon that energy more specifically? In this workshop inaugurating Yoga Anjali's new studio, we celebrate the goddess of prosperity by learning to tune into her more closely. Constantina will teach us specific tools and techniques to develop our intuition, which is innate in us all but is usually underdeveloped. She will lead us in contemplative exercises and guided meditations to inspire a deeply personal connection with the goddess and her wisdom. You'll come away from this workshop with powerful methods to connect with divine wisdom in your own personal practice. Constantina draws upon materials from her latest book, Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, which will be available for purchase and signing.

Please bring a pen, a notebook, and a small personal object such as an item of jewelry (that has only been owned by you — no heirlooms).

$70 by Feb. 23; $80 thereafter
Further info and registration: www.yogaanjali.com or 732-681-7660
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"Intuition for Yogis"
Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Abhaya Yoga
10 Jay Street, Suite 600
Brooklyn, NY 11201

This is a great introduction to intuitive development designed for those who follow a regular yoga practice. Abhaya Yoga is a gorgeous studio in DUMBO with breathtaking views of the water and lower Manhattan.

Course description:
Intuition is a key component to living a rich, full life, yet many overlook this precious gift that is innate in us all. Yoga helps to enhance and expand this gift, yet many practitioners find that their ability to become more attuned to this source is enhanced but not harnessed. This workshop will teach you how to move past the spontaneity of intuition and develop it with conscious intention, empowering you to make intuition an active part of your life and decision-making. Constantina will guide you through meditation and visualization exercises to experience your higher guidance, and she will teach you simple, powerful techniques to incorporate into your personal home practice.

Please bring a pen, a notebook, and a small personal object such as an item of jewelry (that has only been owned by you — no heirlooms).

$45 un

Selected Works -- books and CDs

cd: guided meditations
Guided meditations set to beautiful background sounds...certain to take you to the deepest levels of relaxation and the resonance of prosperity consciousness.
guided meditations to increase your intuition and your capacity to connect with spiritual guidance
cd -- guided meditations
Guided meditations on abundance in four foundational areas of life -- harmonious relationship, material prosperity, pleasure, and spiritual freedom. Set to beautiful background sounds.
Books: Religious Studies/Asian Studies
A multifaceted portrait of Lakshmi, Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity, with original verse translations of sacred songs, ceremonial instructions, and invocations.
Verse translations of ecstatic devotional songs (stotras) from the celebrated 10th-century spiritual master of Kashmir, Utpaladeva. Includes all-new introduction.
Verse translations of ecstatic devotional songs (stotras) from the celebrated 10th-century spiritual master of Kashmir, Utpaladeva. Includes introduction and transliterated Sanskrit text.

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