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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.

CALD's Death Café
with CALD and Its Collaborative Connections
Tuesday (next TBD)
noon—1:30 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'.

The Heart of Compassion; Thirty-Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva
with Lisa with Lama Tsering
Friday (meets virtually, contact Lisa for details)
7:00—8:30 pm

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

Hot Stone Restorative Yoga
with Kat
Sunday (meets 3/22, contact instructor as this does fill)
2:00—3:30 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.

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter.
with Arza Goldstein
Sunday (next TBD)
4:00—5:30 pm

Let's discuss this book, that introduces us to a surprisingly invigorating, practical, and joyous approach to decluttering that puts "order into your home" but also serves as a wonderful way to stir up memories and start great conversations about what mattered to you in the past and what matters to you today.

We Remember Them: Making Time to Honor the Memories and Stories of Our Departed Ones
with Cheryl & James
Tuesday (next: TBD)
7:00—8:30 pm

To help with our own inner growth & daily life, providing opportunity to honor departed ones through the sharing of their life stories, recalling past teachings and wisdom they offered.

Reiki Love Yoga
with Susan C.
Tuesday (next: TBD)
6:00—7:00 pm

An hour of ultimate self-care. Gentle mindful movement, meditation & breath-work to promote tapping into Universal Life Force Energy and healing on every level.

What can Death Teach us About Living and Loving Fully at any Stage of Life?
with Cathy
Sundays (contact instructor about series)
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.

FREE Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Orientation/Information Session
with Cindy
Sunday (free intros: 4/5 & 4/12 NOTE: now online contact Cindy)
6:30—8:30 pm

Learn about Jon Kabat-Zinn's Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, experience some methods and approaches used, and explore whether or not this program is right for you.

Full Moon Fire Ceremony and Community Meditation
with Penny
Saturday (next: TBD)
7:00—9:00 pm

Gather for an evening of guided meditation, followed by drumming, song and ceremony around a sacred fire. Release what no longer serves you, and call in the new.

Reiki II
with Susan
Friday (next: 4/10)
6:00—10:00 pm

Receive a Reiki II Attunement, your Reiki Second Degree Certificate, and a deeper experience of the extraordinary healing and transformative powers of Reiki.

Building Your Resilience Toolbox Essential Inner Practices to Thrive in a Time of Fear and Uncertainty
with Penny
Saturdays (meets online April 11th, 18th, 25th, and May 2nd)
10:00—10:45 am

Resilience practices help us to align ourselves from the inside -regardless of what is happening on the outside. This is truly the greatest power we have to care for ourselves and create new potentials for ourselves our families and the world!

Chakra Workshop
with Julie G.
Friday (next: TBD)
6:30—7:30 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.

The Labyrinth Speaker Series and Roundable
with Cheryl
Wednesdays (next: TBD)
7:00—8:30 pm

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

Yoga Nidra: Yoga Deep Sleep
with Katherine
Sundays (Remote, zoom classes, link enclosed or contact Katherine)
4:00—5:00 pm

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

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program
with Cindy
Sundays (series starts 4/19, free intros 4/5 & 4/12)
6:30—9:00 pm plus one all day

Program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

FREE orientation sessions offered monthly, see calendar.

Advanced Care Planning
with Arza
Wednesday (FREE Online Zoom session. Date: TBD)
time TBD

Talking with those that will be caring for us about what medical interventions we want and don't want if/when we can't speak for ourselves due to serious illness or trauma can be very uncomfortable and yet, is very important.

Don't Leave Them With A Mess
with Arza
Wednesday (FREE Online Zoom session. Date: TBD)
time TBD

Two recent books, The Beginners Guide to the End (2019), by Dr. BJ Miller and journalist Shoshana Berger, and The Swedish Art of Death Cleaning (2018), by Margareta Magnusson, remind us that when it comes to our own dying and death.

Candlelight Restorative Yoga: Kiss of Peace
with Katherine
Sundays (Next: 5/10, Remote, zoom classes, link enclosed or contact Katherine)
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!

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