Core Curriculum

1. Foundations 

This is the primary course which presents the spiritual principles and practices on which the Science of Mind Teaching is built.  It is a great foundation for the secondary courses which are offered through Centers for Spiritual Living.  This class offers a greater understanding of what Science of Mind teaches and more of what you see practiced at Rockland CSL. 10 weeks - $295.00


2. Essential Ernest

This course takes you deeper into the life of the founder of Science of Mind, Ernest Holmes as well as the wisdom he brought into the world.  Each week the student examins princples and beliefs and investigates how to relate them to their personal life. Meditation is used each week to deepen the process of discovery. Ten Weeks - $295.00


3. Creative Process in the Individual

Are you curious about: The formation of the Universe: the vista of infinite possiblities you can attain; basic Principles that you can use to affect your destiny; how you can take a more active part in your own evolution. 

In this class the students studied and apply the wisdom of Thomas Troward, a great teacher for Ernest Holmes.  With Troward as the lead, each week the student dives deeper into the discovery of their place in the universe and how to use the creative process efficiently. 8 Weeks - $245.00


4. Exploring Roots

This course provides the student with the historical roots in America of New Thought and the influences of Ernest Holmes.  Specific emphasis is given to Thomas Troward, Emma Curtis Hopkins and Ralph Waldo Emerson.  It is historical and experiencial and gives the student a clear understanding of how Ernest Holmes formulated some of his ideas of Principle and practice.   10 Week - $295.00


5. Power of Your Word 

This amazing course on the power of Spiritual Mind Treatment is a must for anyone who is serious about the Science Mind Teaching.  Each week is a thoughtful approach to the deeper understanding of prayer, how to create and demonstrate through prayer, the impact of creative laws and beliefs, what to pray for, affirmative prayer and being in a state of continuous prayer.  This class is very experiential.  8 Weeks - $245.00


6. This Thing Called You

This class is all about you. Using the poetic book by Ernest Holmes of the same name each week is a greater experience of the student's own divine name and nature. Topics include: co-creation, the power of belief, your inner authority, and how to increase your faith.  Excellent for new and seasoned students. 8 week - $220.00


Professional Practitioner Studies Program

The Professional Practitioner Program is offered in two courses, Practitioner I and Practitioner II, over a two year period with 6 classes required.  Both courses may be taken either in a member center or through an online program.  In order to be eligible for entry into the Professional Practitioner Program, the student must have completed all the core courses as listed above.  All prerequisite core courses must be completed within the preceeding five years of enrolling into Practitioner Studies.  

The Practititioner I Certificate is valid for three years from the date of course completion for entry into Practitioner II.  

Rockland Center for Spiritual 

Mailing Address: 

32 Old Tappan Road

Tappan, NY 10983

(at the Village Green)


Sunday Celebration Location

The Manse Barn

11:30 AM

32 Old Tappan Road

Tappan, NY  10983


We are conducting Sunday service via Zoom and Facebook Live .  We won't be doing in person service until further notice.

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