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The Sevenfold Path of Peace Teacher Training

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Sevenfold Path of Peace Teacher Training  path

A New Paradigm in Sustainable Living

Transform Yourself, Transform the World with The Sevenfold Path of Peace. There is a global movement of conscious individuals who have chosen to honor each other, the Earth, and make ‘Peace' a way of life. Be a part of the transformation.

Over a thousand happy students of The Living Arts Institute are already affecting dynamic, positive change in the world!

From the remote ages of antiquity a remarkable teaching has existed which is universal in its application and ageless in its wisdom. The Sevenfold Path of Peace was the summation of the inner teachings of the Essenes. A people who lived in peace and harmony with each other and Nature. This Sevenfold Path offers transformational practices and philosophies that will support you in living a conscious, happy and purpose-filled lifestyle.

Each of the trainings includes practical instruction that can be apply immediately to your life. The trainings can be taken individually or as a diploma course. 

The Sevenfold Path of Peace is designed for anyone interested creating a lifestyle that supports happiness, compassion, love and peace as the core values for a sustainable future.

Become the change you wish to see in the world!

Sevenfold Path of Peace Trainings



Living the Solution: The Sevenfold Path Way

Empower Yourself and Be the Change that Changes Everything. There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, any dream into a reality. Take back your power, live disease-free, support the environment, live the change, and be the Artist of Your Life. Learn more>





Earth Wisdom Teachings

The cornerstone of the Living Arts Institute programs, ‘Earth Wisdom Teachings' gives you powerful tools to develop a ‘real' relationship with the Earth. One that embodies enchantment, wonder and awe, as well as is grounded in a genuine connection to the natural world. Learn more>


Sevenfold Path of Peace Diploma Course

To qualify for the Sevenfold Path Educators diploma course, the following pre-requisites must be completed the following three part process:

Part 1: Correspondence Course

The Sevenfold Path Correspondence Course is divided into eight chapters and presented in a binder with the essential material to provide you with the information and instruction needed to become a Sevenfold Peace Educator. This you will receive in a lovely binder. In addition, you will receive reference books from the leaders in the field of the Peace Culture, as essential parts of your study. 

Upon completion of each chapter you will be asked to submit the lesson for examination and feedback.

After completing the correspondence material you will be asked to complete a written examination to evaluate your competence and the practices and principles of the Sevenfold Path of Peace. The estimated time for completion of the course is 12 to 24 months. If you do not pass you may retake it. If you do not pass the second time you are required to wait six months before re-taking it and attending the Teachers Training Course. To pass the exam a requirement mark of 85% or higher. 

Successful completion of the trainings and Correspondence course will qualify you to attend the Sevenfold Path Diploma Teacher Training. Learn more about the Correspondence Course>

Part 2: Completion of the Three Training Programs

  1. Completion of two 3-day trainings in Living the Solution: The Sevenfold Way
  2. Completion of two 3-day trainings in Earth Wisdom Teachings

When trainings and correspondence course are complete you will be eligible to attend the 3-Day Teacher Training. 

Part 3: The 3-Day Teacher Training Course

The 3-Day Teacher Training Course ensures you have clearly understood and integrated the course material into your life and are ready to share this information with others.

Qualified participants will receive personal instruction, practice and evaluation in the seven aspects of living in peace and the practical steps of how to apply this in one's life and career. Teaching and speaking skills will be reviewed and support given to develop the expertise needed to facilitate the Sevenfold Path of Peace course.

Each student will take a series of testing and a final examination, both oral and written, and must obtain a passing grade of 85% or better. Signing and submitting the Living Arts Institute Teacher's Path Agreement form and enrollment registration form. If you do not pass the exam you may retake it. If you do not pass the second time you are required to wait six months before re-taking it and attending the certification course. To pass the exam a requirement mark of 85% or higher. 

Upon completion you will have the opportunity to become a Sevenfold Path of Peace Educator. As a certified instructor your relationship to The Living Arts Institute will be that of an independent contractor.  

"By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand."~Latin Proverb


What are the prerequisites before attending the Teacher Training Course?

  •  Attendance and completion of:

             * Living the Solution: The Sevenfold Way
             * Earth Wisdom: Power of the Elements

  • Passing the correspondence course exams and completing all lessons and assignments.      
  • Writing a 5,000 word thesis  and conducting a research project 
  • Passing and completing of the Teacher Training Course  
  • Completion of a telephone interview with Shantree or Lorenna Kacera
  • Signing and submitting the Educator's Agreement         

When will I receive the Correspondence Course?

The correspondence course can be applied for prior to or after attending one of the trainings. 

The correspondence course provides foundational information and will support the education you receive in the trainings, and therefore, should be incorporating into your course of study as soon as is possible.

How long will it take to become certified?

All participants will have up to 18 months to complete the program after receiving the Correspondence Course.

What is required for further education?                                                                           

In order to retain your diploma status, you are required to attend the Sevenfold Path of Peace training once every 2 years.  

Do I receive discounts as an instructor?

Yes, you will receive a 10% discount on all future workshops and trainings through The Living Centre and 10% off all retail products. Also, our certified instructors receive a 10% commission for referring students for enrolment in any of the Living Arts Institute Certification Training Courses.

What does it mean to be a Living Arts Institute Educator?

Upon completion of the programs you will have the opportunity to become an Sevenfold Path of Peace Educator. As a certified instructor your relationship to The Living Arts Institute will be that of an independent contractor. There are suggested prices for your classes and you are required to provide your students with teaching materials purchased from The Living Arts Institute.

We support you in teaching this course in a manner and frequency that suits your schedule. We will provide ongoing support including suggestions for promoting your services.

For more information call to speak with one of our advisers: 519-652-9109 or 519-652-0230

A Career as a Sevenfold Path of Peace Educator

Be the Change!

We are in a time on the planet where careers focused in building a culture of peace are replacing careers centered on consumerism, greed and war. Careers that are life-supporting, ecologically sustainable and support the human spirit will soon become the norm.

If you are enthusiastic about walking the path of peace in every area of your life; if you would like to learn time tested processes to walk your talk, and how to share this leading edge information with others, then the Sevenfold Path of Peace Educator Course is for you.

Never before has this kind of training been so needed!

Fill the Need

The rich learning experience of the Sevenfold Path of Peace Course is designed to support you to bring forth your full potential and contribute your unique gifts to the healing and evolving of our world.

Discover how to teach and empower others to live the way of peace and create happy and fulfilled lives, through our group and individual one-on-one trainings.

Become a part of the expanding Living Arts Institute network.

Creating a Fulfilling Career

Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to teach the Sevenfold Path of Peace in your community.

The Sevenfold Path of Peace can be taught through private workshops, in schools and colleges, in healing centers and in professional institutions which incorporate innovative processes to improve the health and well-being of their employees.

More Opportunities

Many have successfully incorporated the wisdom teachings of the Sevenfold Path into their already existing careers. These include: lifestyle counseling, nutritional education, spiritual teachings, ecological endeavors and all careers that are passionately committed to the noblest aspirations of humankind. 

 Become a part of the solution!

Founders & Directors of The Living Centre

usShantree Kacera, D.N., Ph.D. and Lorenna Kacera are founders and directors of The Living Centre and Living Arts Institute. Together they blend their over 35 years each, of experience to offer programs that support individuals in the practice of conscious living. Through The Sevenfold Path to Peace, Ayurvedic Teachings, and a Live-Plant-Food-based lifestyle they support those with a passion to live healthier, happier & more spiritually fulfilled lives.

Lorenna and Shantree are internationally celebrated visionaries, authors, educators, nutritional researchers and world peace workers.

Shantree is an Ayurvedic Live-Food Nutritionist, Therapeutic & Shamanic Herbalist, and Constitutional Iridology Educator with 40 years experience in the Natural Healing Arts. He is the founder and co-director of The Living Centre (1983), and Living Arts Institute. Learn more>

Lorenna Bousquet-Kacera is the founder of Shamanu Earth Wisdom Teachings. Her passion for self-realization and the awakening of consciousness has been the guiding force in her life. Her 40 years of being both student and teacher of spirituality, holistic healing and the 'art of living' has gifted her with a diversity of healing modalities and wisdom which she is always deeply honoured and delighted to share. Learn more>

Sevenfold Path of Peace Diploma Tuition

Course Investment:

Save $870. from the standard price when you pay the tuition in full upon registration

Tuition when paid in full - $1995. CAD
Package includes listed training courses, course material and an organic live-food lunch each day of the training. Accommodations, transportation and other meals are not included in the pricing. Taxes are not included.

Please call to speak with a program specialist for further information and to register: 519-652-9109 and 519-652-0230 

Payment can be made by certified cheque and is due prior to receiving the Correspondence Course or attendance of your first Training. Please make cheques payable and send to:

The Living Centre
5871 Bells Rd., London, ON.,Canada, N6P 1P3


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"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."
~Albert Einstein