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Events only are listed below. For a full schedule of classes and events, see our schedule. Stay tuned and check back often as we add solstice events, sound healing circles, dance nights, and more.

The list below is sorted by the date. In general, these are unique, one-time events. To see ongoing classes of many kinds, see our classes list.

The Heart of Compassion; Thirty-Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva
with Lisa with Lama Tsering
Friday (meets monthly, next: 9/20)
7:00—8:30 pm

Meditation and Dharma talks on the Thirty Seven verses of a Bodhisattva

Swami Nirmalananda teaches meditation
with Swami Nirmalananda hosted by Melissa
Friday (FREE 1-time event is 9/20)
noon—1:00 pm

Join us with a special visit to Roots & Wings with Swami Nirmalananda, founder of Svaroopa® Yoga

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
with Cindy
Sundays (next: 9/22-11/17)
6:30—9:00 pm plus one all day

Program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

FREE orientation sessions offered monthly, see calendar.

What can Death Teach us About Living and Loving Fully at any Stage of Life?
with Cathy
Sundays (5-part series starts 9/22, meets monthly)
4:00—5:30 pm

Coming together to explore principles for living fully using The Five Invitations by Zen Hospice cofounder and Buddhist Teacher Frank Ostaseski as our guide.

Yoga and Meditation: The Perfect Practice
with Melissa
Wednesday (weekly, contact instructor)
11:30 am —1:00 pm

Svaroopa® Yoga and Meditation specializes in giving you the inner experience of your own Self. Newcomers to experienced yogis are welcome!

Finding Inner Peace in the Midst of Outer Chaos and Fears
with Ann & Mark
Fridays (this 1-time FREE intro meets 9/27)
7:00—9:00 pm

Learn some valuable concepts and tips to help you feel more hope and inner peace, no matter what.

Ancestral Healing Immersion Program (Cohort Model)
with Seema
Saturday (meets both Sat & Sun: 9/28-9/29 & 11/16-11/17)
9:30 am—5:30 pm

Ancestral Healing Immersion Program (Family Constellation) - a deep experiential journey into uncovering the connection between our Ancestors fates and our challenges and the healing that is possible.

Chakra and Meditation Workshop
with Julie G.
Monday (weekly series starts 9/30)
7:00—8:15 pm

No matter what issue you are dealing with, working with your chakras will support you and allow your effort to be more gracefully integrated into your life.

A Good Apology: Why it's so hard and how to do it anyway
with Molly
Tuesday (attend this workshop either 10/1 at 1pm or 10/3 at 6:30)
1:00—3:00 pm

If you have unmade or unfinished apologies you want to make to another person or people, please join me for this workshop to learn how.

The Labyrinth Speaker Series and Roundable
with Cheryl
Wednesdays (next: 10/2 with John Gaumond, meets monthly)
7:00—8:30 pm

(Think Intimate, Experiential TED Talk ) Calling all Healers, Educators, Creatives and Students of Life

A Good Apology: Why it's so hard and how to do it anyway.
with Molly
Thursday (attend this workshop either 10/3 at 6:30 or 10/1 at 1pm)
6:30—8:30 pm

If you have unmade or unfinished apologies you want to make to another person or people, please join me for this workshop to learn how.

Exploring Life Stages, Life Lessons and the big topic no one wants to talk about..."Holy Crap, I'm Mortal!" with singer-songwriter Ron Israel and spoken-word artist Cheryl Perreault
with Cheryl
Saturday (A Special Concert Event: Sat 10/5)
7:30—9:00 pm

Exciting and unique, "in the round", sharing songs, stories foibles and insights on life's stages spanning the years of childhood through end of life with audience participation

Learn the spiritual solution to every problem
with Ann & Mark
Sunday (1-time FREE event, meets 10/6)
10:30 am—12:30 pm

Discover the spiritual solution to every problem, and the easiest, most direct and empowering means towards transforming an undesirable emotion to feeling good and allowing what you desire to manifest.

Yoga Nidra: Yoga Deep Sleep
with Katherine
Sundays (next: 10/6)
4:00—5:00 pm

Yoga Nidra is a systematic meditative technique which cultivates the profound relaxation of conscious deep sleep.

Elemental Yoga: back to basics, while diving in deep
with Meg
Sundays (meets once a month, starts 10/6)
4:30—5:45 pm

Take your practice deeper as we connect the elements with asanas (poses) and yogic philosophy.

What's going on with my back?
with Sharon
Tuesdays (7 week series, starts 10/8 6:30-8 pm then 1 hr each week thereafter.)
6:30—7:30 pm

Learn about common low back pain causes, and some simple solutions to maintain your pain free back.

Spark Joy Together: Sorting & Sharing our Stuff
with Debra
Saturday (next 10/12, 2nd Saturday monthly. pre-reg required)
3:00—5:00 pm

Mindfulness helps us make thoughtful choices, guiding us in our home and life decisions. Join us to gain skills in joyful sorting of our things!

Candlelight Restorative Yoga: Kiss of Peace
with Katherine
Sundays (meets monthly, next: 10/13)
4:30—6:00 pm

This class has all the perfect ingredients to create the ultimate restorative experience: soft blankets and bolsters, soothing candlelight, elevating music, spaceous time, supportive meditations and expert guidance!

Yoga by Candlelight with Live Drumming (offsite)
with Kat
Monday (special event: 10/14 at 13 Common St.)
6:00—7:15 pm

Live Drumming by candlelight while exploring a deep, soulful yoga practice. Drop ins welcome!

CALD's Death Café
with CALD and Its Collaborative Connections
Tuesday (meets monthly, next 10/15, FREE, however donations graciously accepted)
7:00—8:30 pm

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'.

Reiki 1 Attunement and Certification
with Marci
Thursday (1-time event, meets 10/17, contact Marci to register)
5:30—9:30 pm

This Reiki certification program includes the attunements, a demonstration and practices in hand positions, history of Reiki and its principles, and supervised practice.

Trail Yoga, Hike & More, 2 Night overnight
with Nancy W.
Saturday (special event: 10/18-10/20, 2 overnights
all weekend, with overnights

Trail Yoga with 2 overnight stay and meals.

Three Doorways to the Soul: From Inner Chaos to Inner Peace
with Ann & Mark
Saturdays (weekly series starts 10/19)
10:00 am—noon

Calling all who wish to move thru the day as your calm, joyful, loving Spirit-Self. Learn how to live more from the space of Spirit, to live a life filled with more abundance, inner peace, love, ease and JOY!

Hot Stone Restorative Yoga
with Stefanie
Sunday (1-time event meets 10/20)
1:30—3:00 pm

Enjoy this relaxing journey as heated stones are gently placed on the body during these deep soothing restorative poses, heat penetrating into muscles allowing the release of physical and emotional tension.

Soundbath Meditiation with Reiki
with Stefanie
Thursday (meets 10/24, 1-time event)
7:30—8:30 pm

Immerse yourself in the healing sounds of crystal bowls and koshi chimes

Half Day Meditation Retreat
with Katherine
Sunday (1-time event meets 11/2)
1:00—5:00 pm

Take a break from the stresses of life in this four hour meditation retreat.

Revealing Your Mythic Journey: A workshop for transforming challenge and loss into inner power and wisdom
with Penny
Saturday (1-time event meets 11/9)
9:00 am—5:30 pm

Looking for the mythic story-the hero or soul's journey that is emerging through our deepest challenges and losses is an ancient and powerful healing mechanism through which we can shift out of feeling victimized by life.

Om Chanting
with Judit
Monday (next: 11/11, Pre-reg required)
7:45—8:45 pm

OM Chanting is a group practice that uses the transformational power of OM to activate the self-healing potential of participants.

Reiki 2 Certification and Attunement
with Marci
Thursday (1-time event meets: 11/21, contact Marci to register)
5:30—10:00 pm

In Reiki 2 training you will learn three powerful, ancient Reiki symbols; empowerment, mental/ emotional and absent/distant healing.

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