• April 15-16, 2017
  • 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 04/15/2017 10:00 am 04/16/2017 6:30 pm America/Los_Angeles The Business of Healing Join us for a workshop with Denmo Ibrahim on 'The Business of Healing'. California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Full Weekend
Registration - $350
Members - $280
Early Bird (until 3/7) - $315

Saturday OR Sunday Only
Registration - $200
Members - $160
Early Bird (until 3/7) - $180


April 15: Basics for Success in Starting Your Private Practice

This one-day experiential course offers an exploration of the fundamentals of starting a successful private practice in wellness. Part one of The Business of Healing is ideally suited for recent graduates and new therapists or coaches in the field, and is an excellent refresher course for seasoned healers. Demystify the business world and build confidence in offering your talents. You don't need an MBA to excel in the field. Designed for therapists, artists, coaches and healers of all kinds who desire to create a business of healing, this intensive, physical workshop is filled with creative exercises, dyad work, and fun group challenges to empower your vision to succeed. Create an authentic roadmap to launch your private practice with confidence.


  • Unite personal healing with your professional work
  • Approach business as a spiritual path
  • Embody practices for authenticity in your work  
  • Discover your niche and articulate your vision in the healing arts

April 16: Thrive! Tools to Grow a Private Practice
Suggested prerequisite: Part one of Business of Healing or six months of an established private practice.

You clearly have a gift if you chose to work in the wellness field. Now learn the skills to make your business viable as a career. This one-day experiential workshop, ideal for any therapist or professional practitioner working in the healing arts, offers advanced tools to grow your private practice. Take your business to the next level by learning how to enrich the client experience, build rapport in minutes, create authentic marketing, and expand your network so that you stand out in your profession. Designed for therapists, facilitators, coaches and healers of all kinds, this intensive and physical workshop is filled with creative exercises, partner work, and fun group challenges to deepen your practice and thrive.


  • Clarify boundaries on work, clientele, and money
  • Understand the secret to growing by word of mouth
  • Gain inside tips and practices to building your blog
  • Understand the power of storytelling for a compelling brand

This course is also available for one unit of academic credit to CIIS students. Must attend full weekend.

Denmo Ibrahim is the founder and CEO of Earthbody, a day spa for healing in San Francisco. What started as a private practice in 2005 flourished into a company of healers and an award-winning sanctuary for wellness. As an educator, she has designed several sold-out workshops including Anatomy of Healing, Posture of Joy, and Embodied Leadership for Women. Denmo is also a botanical alchemist and formulates a line of organic, nontoxic, vegan skincare handcrafted by healers. She is a meditation instructor, massage therapist trainer, holistic coach, artist, and writer. Denmo holds a Master of Fine Arts from Naropa University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University. She is a graduate of the World School of Holistic Healing, Mount Madonna Institute's School of Ayurveda, and San Francisco School of Massage.

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