Power Times
 A Gates of Power® Newsletter

August 2013




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Ms. Bachar is a self actualization expert, psychotherapist and a coach.  She works with individuals, couples, groups, and has been in practice for over 25 years. 

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About Gates of Power®

Gates of Power® is a revolutionary method for self healing and self actualization.

It guides and empowers you through a unique combination of processes, concepts, and excercises to go beyond self limiting patterns and discover your power, your expression, and fullfillment.


Being in the Moment




There are times in our lives when our usual hecticness rises up to the highest levels on the scale. This last month was one of those times for me. There were sleepless nights, construction dust, noise, commotion, jury duty, and many important projects screaming at me for my very divided attention.


My meditation time was reduced to a sliver and my peace of mind was thrown out the window. I needed an emergency dose of being in the moment: breathing and just enjoying. So last weekend, I took myself to the waterfront by the Hudson and sat myself on a bench with classical music pouring into my frazzled mind from my iPod. I released my long list of things to do, things to think about, shoulds, and what if's? Intentionally and deliberately, I emptied my mind's cramped space. It took a while.


Then, I started gazing at the clouds and their awe-striking beauty, mystery, and their colors and shapes. I watched their ever-changing and slowly drifting journeys. I listened to the cries of the seagulls. I heard the wind whispering in the trees, playing with the swaying branches. The unbridled joy of kids and dogs playing brought a smile to my heart.


I was letting it all flow through me, intertwined with the music of Bach in my ears. I was growing wider and wider inside, slowly opening and dissolving into the sweetness of the moment...




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Introductions to

Gates of Power® Method


August 17, 2013

September 7, 2013

 at the Energy Movement Center

Peekskill, NY



The introduction to Gates of Power® is a 2.5-hour lecture and discussion that focuses on the basics of Gates of Power®. Participants are guided through an interactive presentation of the method inspired by the following: who are we and why are we here? What are our deepest desires as human beings? What are the obstacles that are in our way?



At the end of this introduction, you will understand:

  • what is Gates of Power® method;
  • how it assists you in achieving your deepest desires and goals;
  • how it clears inner obstacles;
  • how each Gate is unique and how they are connected;
  • the three aspects of the self;
  • how to create a personal practice for growth guided by Gates of Power® method.




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Gates of Power® promotes the actualization of our talents, skills, and the awareness of living as a contribution to ourselves and others.

The People of Distinction Humanitarian Awards recognize individuals who are dedicated to the human family, and have been a force in changing the world for the better.
As a member of the awards committee, I would like to extend an invitation to help celebrate the 10 extraordinary unsung heroes who have impacted the lives of many. 

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Celebrate Rosh Hashanah
Jewish New Year
with Nomi Bachar & Friends
 Event Info:
Wednesday, September 4th
5:00 PM Special Dinner
Donation: $25 ($10 for overnight guests)

Come celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in Ananda Ashram style, bringing in the year with teachings and a festive meal.
Traditionally, the Jewish New Year marks the beginning of  a period of  intense purification and soul realignment with the Creator and all creation. Rosh Hashanah is a joyous time for renewal, growth, and inspiration. Celebration includes special food, blessings, songs, editation, and discussion.

8:30PM Continuation of Rosh Hashanah songs, discussion and sharing.
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Programs at White Cedar


The White Cedar Institute for Expanded Living offers a wide array of programs dedicated to self-actualization and empowerment. Each one can be tailored to meet your specific needs.
  • Individual Coaching
  • Couples Counseling
  • Weekly Group Sessions and Workshops
  • Gates of Power® Training for Psychotherapists
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    We also offer lectures, courses, and workshops for organizations and corporations. 






    "Nomi helped me to create a path from the knowledge of my brain to the experience of heart."

    - Jessica Zane


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    White Cedar Institute, LLC

    Home of Gates of Power®
    Nomi Bachar, CEO

    351 W. 24th Street Apt. 18G
    New York, NY 10011

    (212) 877-0346