Cost / Payment

Brazil Trips

Cost for the Health Providers’ Trip to Brazil November 3-10, 2018 is $2475. usd per person in a shared room or $2975. usd  in a single room.

(If you choose to extend your trip to visit John of God or Dr. Fritz–that will be extra.  Contact for more information about this opportunity)

The Nov 3-10, 2018 seminar/trip raises funds for several not for profit organizations that benefit the public: IMHU, Hospital Euripedes Barsanulfo and two Spiritist Centers in Goiania.  All profits are donated to these organizations.

 Registration Form–Click to download 1RegBrazil 2018

To reserve a place, please contact Dr. Bragdon to assure there is space available.  She can send a registration form to you if you can’t download it above.  She will also send the 7-page preparations package including economical ways to obtain flights, get visas (if necessary), pack, etc. . 

At the hospital’s request, this tour is for healthcare providers, hospital administrators, and leaders of mental healthcare initiatives.  From time to time we can also accommodate students preparing to be healthcare providers, e.g. nursing students, medical school students, etc.   Please describe to us in your registration how you are involved as a health provider currently and what motivates you to take this trip.

If you are not a healthcare provider and still wish to take this trip: please write to us, describe why you wish to take the trip, and we will explore how we may be able to accommodate your needs.

You need to make your deposit and send in your signed registration before the space is held for you.  We have made arrangements for hotel reservation and group travel but early planning assures you will have a place.  We cannot guarantee this will be so as we approach our time of departure.

DEPOSIT is $750 per person.  (This is refundable if your application is not accepted.)

This can be paid by check and sent to IMHU or online via paypal or stripe–which accepts most credit cards– or by bankwire.

If paying via paypal or credit card we will ask you to please pay $750 + 3% bank fee ($22.50) in  US dollars.  (+4% bank fee instead of +3%, or $30 usd if paying from outside of the USA.)   These extra charges will be due at time of final payment.  Click button below to pay deposit.

If paying by check, make check out to “Foundation for Energy Therapies” and send to Foundation for Energy Therapies, Attn: Emma Bragdon, PO Box 325, Woodstock, VT 05091.  On request, we will send bank wiring instructions to those preferring this mode of payment.  The Foundation for Energy Therapies is a not for profit organization recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3.  The Foundation is doing business via IMHU.

Balance varies according to your preference for room (private or shared), continuing education units, etc.  We will send you an invoice via email once we understand your unique preferences.  You can pay the final invoice by credit card, paypal, bankwire, or check. (There’s a 3% bank fee for those paying by paypal or credit card from within the US and 4% outside the USA.)

Refund Policy:

If we cannot assure you a place on the trip, your deposit will be refunded.  If you are accepted on the trip and a place has been assured and you cancel 31 days or more before the trip starts: $250 of your deposit will be refunded. If you have paid for the whole trip and must cancel more than 31 days before the trip begins, we will return all of your money except $500 of the deposit.

If you must cancel less than 30 days before the trip and we have a qualified person to take your place (e.g. from our waiting list), we will refund the balance you have paid in full, minus $500.  If we cannot find a qualified person to take your place when you cancel in the 30 days before the trip starts, then we will keep the full amount of money you have paid.

What is Covered by Your Fee:

You are insured personal attention as groups are no more than 10 people.  You will have considerate and thorough pre-trip planning and consultations (including pre-trip plans for an earlier hotel stay in Goiania if you are arriving early),  as well as  fees for facilitation and teaching by Dr. Bragdon and her associates.   Your hotel room fee is covered, all breakfasts, translation, and many meals are provided, also all group van service, classes, tours, presentations, dialogues with presenters and consultations.

     In Addition You Pay For:

  • the cost of your airfare (from your location to Goiania is approximately $1,000.-2000 depending on the time of year)
  • meals you have outside of regular paid meals & any alcoholic beverages
  • extras like bottled water, snacks, personal taxi when not with group, and gifts for those back home
  • Fees for Continuing Education, if you want the credit.


1. Inquire if there is still space in the 2018 trip by emailing  If there is space:

2. Request a registration form by writing or download it above.

3.  Pay the deposit through paypal (above) with your credit card or send a deposit of $750. by check made out to “Foundation for Energy Therapies”  to reserve your space.

4. Send your completed, signed registration/agreement via email ( or mail it to:

Foundation for Energy Therapies

Attention: Emma Bragdon

PO Box 325, Woodstock, VT 05091 USA

4.Reserve your flight.  At your request, we will send you the details for preparation.  After we receive your registration and deposit the preparations materials are automatically sent to you.   If you need further assistance, call (802-674-2919 in Vermont, USA) or Email ( for help with flights, visa, and preparations.

5. Update passport if necessary and get a visa if you need one for Brazil.  (Do not wait until the last minute for these important steps…They can take time!)  Instructions are in the preparations materials.

6. Balance for trip expense is due one month prior to departure, October 2, 2018. Please mark your calendar.