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Stevan J. Thayer Carol Armitage

Stevan is the founding director of The Center of Being, Inc. He is an ordained Interfaith Minister, a certified Reiki Master, the creator of Integrated Energy Therapy®, a Master Instructor Trainer, the author of Interview with an Angel, and a channel for Angel Ariel. He and his wife Carol (pictured to the right) have been married for over 30 years.  You can contact Steve at . To visit his webpage, click HERE.

Carol is the co-director of The Center of Being. She is the webmaster for our websites and organizes our classes and workshops. She is a semi-retired telecom executive, sits on the Board of Directors of several high tech firms, and volunteers time through SCORE (the service core of retired execs). She often travels with Steve to interesting class locations!  You can contact Carol at .



Edmond Carroll Maria Kramer Michelle A. McCarthy  

Edmond is located in Athboy, Co. Meath, Ireland and he is married to Goretti, with two grown children and two grandchildren.  He was actively involved in the Retail Grocery Trade for over 35 years in Dublin and Meath. Learning IET has provided him with the opportunity and techniques to develop and share his many gifts, and to support students in realizing their goals and dreams.  He became an IET Master-Instructor in 2003. He is also a Certified Fetac Level 6 Life Coach and Certified "Train the Trainer" Graduate.  Edmond has taught many IET Classes throughout Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK.  He is always happy and available to support his IET students and MI's by Email, Skype, or Facebook. He is a certified Laughing Yoga Leader which he shares with his students in building confidence and empowerment. You can contact Edmond by email at To visit his webpage, click HERE.

Maria is the founding Director of The Empowered Heart Center located in Westbury, NY, USA. Maria has been an IET Trainer since 2012, and became an IET Master-Instructor in 2003. She is also an ordained Interfaith Minister and New Earth Unity Consciousness Teacher. She is the author of two books: "Prayers to Awaken Peace and Love", "The Chakra Journey" and the CD "Healing Pyramid Meditation". Maria facilitates Angel classes and Self-Ascension events throughout the year. She has an extensive IET teaching record and has been one of our top IET Master-Instructors for five years.  You can contact Maria by email at To visit her webpage, click HERE.

The owner of The Heart to Heart Healing Connection in West Springfield, MA,  Michelle has been a Reiki Master Teacher since 1999 and an IET Master Instructor since 2002. She has been a Top IET Instructor since 2005 and a certified IET Master Instructor Trainer since 2011. Regardless of what particular class she is teaching in Integrated Energy Therapy, her passion for this work is unmistakable. She finds great joy in mentoring all levels of practitioners - whether it's in supporting students in their personal practices, with their client sessions or by supporting the Master Instructor as s/he steps into teaching.  She is proud to be "Jennifer's Mom" and "Joseph's Nana".    Contact Michelle at michellemccarthy@learniet.comTo visit her webpage, click HERE.




Angelika Niedling

Leon Pelletier

Angelika is a certified IET Master Instuctor Trainer and has been a top teacher for 3 years in a row. Angelika is the founding Director of Simply Angelika located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She became an IET Master-Instructor in 2008, and is also a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner, a Past Life Regression Therapist, and a Certified Bars Facilitator. She is also a distributor of Isagenix.  You can contact Angelika by email at To visit her webpage, click HERE.


Leon is a certified IET Master Instructor Trainer, and Top IET Master Instructor since 2006. He and Phoenix are co-directors/founders of HeartWalk Healing and Training: no longer a destination but a journey! in Sedona, AZ.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Metaphysics from the University of Sedona. He is a dowser, reflexologist, Medicine Wheel Workshop facilitator,  angelic intercessor and grandfather.  You can contact Leon at: To visit his webpage, click HERE.


Maria Peterson

Phoenix Rising Star

Maria is a certified IET Master Instructor Trainer, and also certified in healing techniques from the Ozark Research Institute in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She has studied at the Mystical Sciences Institute with Billie Topa Tate in Chicago, Illinois and holds a certificate in Basic Dowsing from the American Society of Dowsers. In December of 1999, she opened her business, Circle of Quiet. She lives in Delano, Minnesota with her dog Puck. You can contact Maria at  . To visit her webpage, click HERE.

Phoenix is a certified IET Master Instructor Trainer, and Top IET Master Instructor since 2006.  She and Leon are co-directors/founders of HeartWalk Healing and Training in Sedona, AZ.:  bringing Sedona energies to you!  Phoenix is the author of The Energy Pyramid and has been a contributing author for The Spirit of Maat, Drunvalo Melchizedek’s web magazine. She is a Reiki and Seichem Master,a shamanic healer and practitioner, and angel channeler.  You can contact Phoenix at: To visit her webpage, click HERE.



Barbara Stepniak

Debbie Haubrich

Roxie Newberry

Barbara is our office manager.  She is responsible for class/event registration & preparation, account management, and answering the phone (most days).  If she cannot answer your question, she WILL find out the answer and get back to you.  Barbara lives in the Saugerties area. You can contact Barbara at .

Debbie does database entry, as well as other computer tasks.  When you send in your class lists, Debbie is the one who has to read them!You can contact Debbie at .

Roxie is our Products Fulfillment Specialist. She is responsible for processing orders and production of materials.  Roxie is the one who sends you electronic copies of your invoice after you place an order. You can contact Roxie at .

To meet our new Master-Instructor Student Trainers, click here.



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