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JUNE

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FREE Community Lecture Series Continues. Rising Strong! with Richard Warren, 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to Rise Strong! Based on the research and writings of Brene Brown. RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046. Come learn more! All are Welcome...Bring your family and friends; we provide the munchies! A great start to a night out. www.pmti.org

The Gift of Slowing Down: Yin Yoga for Total Rejuvenation with Claudia Neuman, 7:45-9pm. Yin Yoga practice offers the opportunity to explore effortlessness while rejuvenating the connective tissue of the major joints of the body. The Yin approach encourages true physical health and sound emotional well being through longer held poses with relaxed musculature. As we move into this slow and deep practice our focus will be on connecting to the ‘Inner Teacher’ within all of us, setting the stage for meditation and contemplative practices. Workshop is suitable for all levels of yogis. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com. www.blueheronwellness.org

6/3-5
Amma Sri Karunamayi visiting the DC area and will host three programs at the Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington, 10001 Riggs RD, Adelphi, MD 20783. Individual. Blessings/Saraswati Diksha, Fri., June 3, 11am-5pm. Silent Meditation Retreat, Sat., June 4, 8am-6pm. Homa/Sacred Fire Ceremony, Sun., June 5, 9am-1pm with free lunch afterwards. All events are free except for the Silent Meditation Retreat. Please visit our website at: www.karunamayi.org/world-tour/north-america or contact Keith Burton, Keith1080@gmail.com, 240-447-3630.

6/3-5
Spiritual Yoga Retreat at the Bon Secours Retreat Center in Marriottsville, MD. Join us for a weekend of peace and renewal in a beautiful pastoral setting. Teachers from the Sivananda lineage will guide us in meditation and wisdom teachings. Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra will be offered. Full details at www.ChidanandacentenaryUSA.org.

6/3-7/24
Victoria Pendragon: A Different Vision at the Ice House Art Center & Gallery Independence & Mercer Streets in Berkeley Springs, WV. Opening Reception, June 3, 7:30pm

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Self-Care Saturday Series-Summer Salad Sensations with holistic healer & teacher, Tonya Parker. Tired of the same old salads? Struggling with vegan, gluten-free, and raw menus? Then let’s inject sensational, scrumptious, and sexy into your summer salads. 11am-2pm at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. Donation: $30 for Members; $40 for Non-Members. Register on Paypal at www.takomaparkchapel.org and click on “make a donation.” Note that your registration is for this class and RSVP Tonya Parker at Tonya@mindbodyandspiritworks.com or 703-201-9743.

6/4-5
Healing Touch Level 1 Class Locations: Occoquan, VA or Silver Spring, MD. First class of 5-level energy medicine curriculum. Become a certified Healing Touch practitioner. $365 includes manual, tuition, 18 CEUs AHNA, NCBTMB & more. 2-day education in integrative energy healing. Research-based. Hands-on learning of concepts, principles and techniques. Develop as a provider. Enhance the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy system.  Practical applications. Transformational class. Worldwide Accredited program. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione, MA, NCC, LPC, CMT, CHTP/I Learn more: 802-578-3700 or www.HandcraftedHealth.net.


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Health Care Provider CPR, 10am-5pm, $120. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

The Karmic Law of Money
. Second of a series of four classes on the philosophy of karma. Join us as we examine the energy of our actions with money, and how we create our abundance. At Meditation Museum II, 1984 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 201, McLean, VA. 11:30am-1pm. Free and open to all, voluntary contribution is appreciated. Registration is required at www.meditationmuseum.org/meditation-events. 703-992-6887

The Origins of Yoga and How This Relates to Your Modern Life with Claudia Neuman. In this workshop find a deeper understanding of the ancient yogic texts, such as The Vedas, Upanishads, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika and The Bhagavad Gita. Learn also the historic evolution of Tantra and how this affected yogic philosophy today. 1-4pm. All welcome. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

Touch of Massage - Learn to Massage Family and Friends, 10am-5pm, $85/pp. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

Yoga for Cyclists, with Megan Bowles. Improve your cycling and your general wellbeing with yoga! 12:30-2:30pm Open to all: no prior experience necessary; $30. At Unity Woods Yoga Center in Bethesda: 4853 Cordell Avenue (Triangle Towers), 16th Flr, Suite PH7. Information at www.unitywoods.com or 301-656-8992.

Yoga & Mindfulness for Special Needs Caregivers & Supporters.
Visit: www.foxhavenfarm.org, email: info@foxhavenfarm.org, or call: 240-490-5484.

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Reiki II – Enhanced Level. 9:30am-5:30pm. 7 CEUs. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

6/9-12
Reiki III. Thursday-Sunday, 9:30am-5:30pm, 28 CEUs. Reiki II-Enhanced Level is required prerequisite. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

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A Day of Meditation with Stillwater Mindfulness Practice Center. www.blueberrygardens.org

Shenandoah Valley Herbal Gathering, Shepherdstown, WV. Come celebrate the healing wisdom of the plants and the gifts of community. Herbal and Permaculture-based classes. Plant and tree walks. Local artisan vendors. Community Land Art project. Live musical performance by Bele Bele Rhythm Collective! For more info and to register visit www.sacredrootswv.com.

6/11-12
Beginning Spirit Communication & Mediumship Workshop. Join Spiritualist Medium Konstanza Morning Star and open up your natural ability to communicate with the spirit world. Learn the fundamentals of mediumship, experience spirit contact, and learn how to nurture your gift. Silver Spring. www.silverspringoflight.com

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6/13-15
Voice for HOPE’s 2016 HOPE on the Hill: Experience how your voice & the voices of other healers can be heard in Congress! Info at www.VoiceForHope.org.

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Over a dozen governments have taken action to limit people’s exposure to wireless radiation from cellphones, Wi-Fi and other wireless devices to protect public health. Free presentation at Fitness for Health, 11140 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 7:30-9pm.


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Many Lives, Many Lessons ~ Release the Past to Free Your Future: Group Past Life Regression with Joanne Selinske, PhD, Cht., at Soul Source 7-10pm, $45. Register at www.theSoulSource.net, JoanneSelinske@theSoulSource.net or 410-371-7950.

6/17-19
Grand Opening of The Enchanted Fae, Esoteric Store and Natural Boutique. Grand Opening events include: Free Seated Massage / Hand Treatments / Instructional Classes, raffles, other activities, freebies and more! 111 University Blvd. West, Silver Spring, MD 20901; 301-873-8345, or visit: www.theenchantedfae.com.

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Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training Information Session with Machelle Lee. Interested in sharing your love of yoga with others? Come to our free information session to learn more about the Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training. We hold a comprehensive training October - June that will lead you towards Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) eligibility. 4:30pm. Free. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

Summer Solstice Despacho and Fire Ceremony, Shamanic Healing Institute, Annapolis, MD. 7-9:30pm. SHI will facilitate a despacho and a fire ceremony presented in the Energy Medicine tradition to celebrate the new season. To register call 410-573-9800 and leave a message of who will be attending. Donations are welcomed.

Yoga, Meditation, Nutrition with Kelly Fisher. www.blueberrygardens.org

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6/20-24
Essentials of Shamanism at Shamanic Healing Institute, Annapolis, MD. 3-9pm. A special summer presentation, this program is designed for individuals who are interested in shamanism and may have had little, if any, education or training in these healing arts. Presented over the course of 5 days outside, inside a Medicine Wheel. More information at www.shamanic-healing.org/course.htm.

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Exploring Shamanism. FREE Community Lecture Series continues with Diana Goroff. 6:30-7:30pm. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

Usui /Holy Fire Reiki Level I Class. Learn Reiki for treating yourself and others. Lectures, applications, hand positions, extensive practice time for mastering a complete Reiki treatment. Receive Level I attunement. Level II is Saturday, June 25. Aziza L. Doumani Reiki & Wellbeing, 410-818-8686, www.reikiforallcreatures.net.

6/24-7/26
Learn to Live Life with less stress and greater focus on what makes you thrive! Sign up for Dream Yoga’s very popular 6-Week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation & Stress Reduction Mini-Course. Discover how Mindfulness Meditation can help you better manage pain, increase health and equanimity, improve your relationships, and boost creativity. Also see Mini-Meditation Retreats & 8-Week MBSR Course at Dream Yoga Studio & Wellness Center, 1485 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 104, McLean, VA 22101. Register at www.DreamYogaStudio.com or call 703-448-YOGA (9642).

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Reach Your Goals, Overcome Fear! 9am-12noon. Bethesda, Maryland $60. Are you working towards a big goal but feeling stuck? Worries and underlying fears can prevent you from moving forward with goals like changing careers, relocating, or starting a small business. In this small group workshop, learn mind/body tools, self-compassion and cognitive strategies to cope with fear while having fun connecting with others trying to make life changes. Contact: http://houkje-ross.com/bethesda-fear-workshop/

Summer Psychic Fair, 10am-6pm, featuring a variety of Psychic Readers including Kali (all grown up now) from Psychic Kids! More information at: www.joy-of-being.net/psychic-fair/.

Unburden Your Shoulders with Yoga, with Amy Van Mui. Reduce stress, tightness and pain in and around the shoulder girdle. Feel how moving with correct bio-mechanics can transform your shoulder area! 1-3pm. Open to All: no prior experience necessary; $38. At Unity Woods Yoga Center in Bethesda: 4853 Cordell Avenue (Triangle Towers), 16th Flr, Suite PH7. Information at www.unitywoods.com or 301-656-8992.

Usui /Holy Fire Reiki Level II Class. Deepen your Reiki practice. Receive Level II attunement, three symbols for amplification, and advanced techniques. Extensive practice with symbols. Learn and send distant Reiki. Aziza L. Doumani Reiki & Wellbeing, 410-818-8686, www.reikiforallcreatures.net.

Yoga, Herbal Basics, Wellness Consultations with Jennifer Carman and Deborah Boggs. www.blueberrygardens.org

6/25-26
Healing Touch Level 1 Class. First class of 5-level energy medicine curriculum. Become a certified Healing Touch practitioner. $365 includes manual, tuition, 18 CEUs AHNA, NCBTMB & more. 2-day education in integrative energy healing. Research-based. Hands-on learning of concepts, principles and techniques. Develop as a provider. Enhance the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy system. Practical applications. Transformational class. Worldwide Accredited program. Also held Aug. 13-14 in Silver Spring, MD, and Sept. 10-11 in Occoquan, VA. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione, MA, NCC, LPC, CMT, CHTP/I. Further details? Learn more: 802-578-3700 or www.HandcraftedHealth.net.

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Couples Massage, 2-5:30pm, $99/couple. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

Diversity Training for Massage Therapists with Kelly Madrone. 1:30-2:30pm. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.


Self-Generated Energy & Personal Power (Hawaiian Style) with Claudette Knox, Gifted Intuitive, Shamanic Healer and Metaphysical Instructor. Learn to perform the wonderful healing modalities of Ho’omanamana, empowerment by creating more Universal Life Force Energy and Divine Power & Ho’oponopono, spiritual love awakening, used to transform relationships and erase old unwanted memories. 1:30-3:30pm at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. Donation: $20 for Members; $25 for Non-Members. Register on Paypal at www.takomaparkchapel.org and click on “make a donation.” Note that your registration is for this class and RSVP to alohablessings@verizon.net.

 

The Ethical Therapist with Kelly Madrone. 9:30am-12pm. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

JULY
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The Gift of Slowing Down: Yin Yoga for Total Rejuvenation with Claudia Neuman, (special two hour offering) 7-9pm. Yin Yoga practice offers the opportunity to explore effortlessness while rejuvenating the connective tissue of the major joints of the body. This workshop is suitable for all levels of yogis. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

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QiGong, Deep Relaxation and Meditation with Peter Mosher. Qigong instruction draws from ancient traditional Chinese health practices. Qigong practice is done using slow movements coordinated with the breath. Following Qigong practice, you will be guided into deep relaxation. The workshop will close with a healing meditation. 3:30-4:40pm. All Levels Welcome. Cost: $25. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com. www.blueheronwellness.org

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Friday Night Yoga Nidra Workshop with Shira Oz-Sinai. Yoga Nidra is a systematic way to obtain complete relaxation that rejuvenates and restores body, mind and spirit. 7:45-9pm. Cost: $20. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

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Ethics and Diversity for Massage Therapists with Elena Khazanova. www.blueberrygardens.org

“Unfolding Into the Divine”,
11am-12:30pm. Please join us for a lively discussion about our sacred journey to the Divine Reality. Eckankar of Northern Virginia, 703-916-0515.

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Connecting with Spirit with Rev. Jim Webb, Takoma Metaphysical Chapel. Have you wanted to have a deeper connection with Spirit? This course is designed for those who have had previous growth courses who would like to expand their mediumship, personal mastery, ministry and healing. $175 Members/$200 Non-Members ($50 Discount for Pre-pay) or $25 per class. 6 Mondays and/or Thursdays beginning July 11th. Held at 7960 Beach Dr., NW, Washington, DC. To register: RevJimWebb@msn.com.

A major Change Agent, Stephen Dinan, founder of The Shift Network, joins us for a book signing   and interview with Sister Jenna on his new book, "Sacred America, Sacred World: Fulfilling Our Mission in Service to All." Music by Rev. Ivy Hylton and inspiring conversation on who we are, what's our purpose, how to raise our capacity and how to enjoy life more. 6:30-9:00pm. Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD. Free Event - RSVP at www.meditationmuseum.org/meditation-events

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Changing the Conversation: Consciously Communicating with Difficult People will be a three-part class with Mara Benner of Four Directions Wellness and Connie Custer of Custer Communications.  The class will explore how to change the dynamics when dealing with difficult people.  We all have them in our lives but what can we learn or change to improve the situation. Classes offered in the evening at 6:30, also held on July 19th & 26th. Learn more by visiting www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102.

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Wednesday Night Mediumship Development Circle. 7:30-9:20pm. Spiritualist Medium Konstanza Morning Star offers this unique practice opportunity for those who want to develop their mediumship & psychic abilities. 6 weeks. Silver Spring, MD. www.silverspringoflight.com

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7/15-18
Usui/Holy Fire Advance Reiki Training (ART)/Master Class. Optional enrollment in ART only. Receive Master symbol and attunement, learn crystal grids, aura clearing, and healing attunements. Receive Holy Fire Ignition (Master students). Extensive hands-on practice! Master level is approved for teaching all levels of Usui/Holy Fire (Level I through ART/Master). Aziza L. Doumani Reiki & Wellbeing, 410-818-8686, www.reikiforallcreatures.net.

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Couples Massage, 2-5:30pm, $99/couple. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

Shakti: Reflect and Rest. Women’s Retreat for Mind and Body with Belinda Chiu. www.blueberrygardens.org

7/16-17
The Way of the Shaman -The Foundation for Shamanic Studies’ Basic Workshop. During this experiential workshop, participants are introduced to core shamanism, the universal, near-universal, and common methods of the shaman to enter non-ordinary reality for problem solving and healing. Maryland countryside location. Taught by Dana Robinson, FSS Faculty Member for 30 years. Author of A Shamanic Altar, co-author of Shamanism and the Spirit Mate. Cost: $250. Contact Dana, 410-820-9977 or danacougar@goeaston.net.

The Golden Lighthouse Metaphysical Center, Herndon VA, is presenting  Learning to Interpret Your Dreams 1-3pm. with Soni Weiss, metaphysical counselor and intuitive. Our unconscious mind talks to us through dreams so you don’t want to miss out on not understanding the messages it is bringing to you both on a practical and spiritual level. Registration is required:  No walk-ins to class structure and limited searing. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information

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Illuminate Annapolis. Doubletree by Hilton Annapolis Hotel, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis MD. 21401. 11am-5pm. $10 admission. Low cost services. www.illuminateannapolis.com

Meditation with Intention Workshop-Learn to connect with your guides with Juli Richardson. 10am. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

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Join us after work over a meal at Busboys & Poets, as Sister Jenna, director of the Meditation Museums (MD/VA), discusses "Meditate the Vote" - a people's movement for socially conscious choice conceived by the America Meditating Radio Show and an alliance of friends from around the country - concerned citizens wishing to contribute a greater awareness for ourselves and our country. 6:30-8:30pm. Busboys & Poets, 1025 5th St NW, Washington, DC. Free Event - RSVP at www.meditationmuseum.org/meditation-events

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7/23-30
Activating Your Intuition: Hawaiian Island Cruise. Activate your intuition so you can fully awaken to your intuitive potential, access immediate and direct insights, and let go of blockages that may be holding you back. Experience all this while cruising the Hawaiian Islands aboard the Norwegian Pride of America. Telepathic TV’s Mary Phelan will teach three seminars onboard the ship, all perfectly crafted to enable you to step easily into your intuitive power. This cruise is organized by Rising Phoenix Holistic Center. Register at www.RisingPhoenixHC.com or call 703-392-9200.

5 Steps to Finding the Language of Your Soul:  Pathway to Symbolism and Clairvoyance for Personal Enlightenment will be offered by well-known intuitive and author, Linda Varos.  Linda will instruct students on stepping into the wisdom of their higher self, moving beyond personal roadblocks and repetitive cycles.  The mini-workshop will share steps and tools that Linda has found helpful with experiential training.  Linda will also be offering limited individual readings in the afternoon.  She is not to be missed as she is an amazing intuitive.  To learn more, please visit www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102.

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Diabetes – Understanding the Mind/Body Connection.  Everything you wanted to know about Diabetes and were afraid to ask. This program will answer questions about this disease which is now occurring in epidemic proportions in our communities.  It will seek to decode myths, foster an understanding of the facts about management and treatments and explore the mind/body connection.  The relationship between the endocrine and chakra system will  be  presented as a primer for healing therapies. 12:30 pm– 1:30 pm at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. Donation $10. Register on Paypal at www.takomaparkchapel.org and click on "make a donation." Note that your registration is for this class. Or, you may pay at the door.

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Early Bird Registration Deadline for the Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program. Become certified in applied positive psychology – be an expert in the theory, science, and application of positive psychology and use this knowledge to help individuals, organizations, and communities thrive. www.certificateinpositivepsychology.com


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Yoga with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller. www.blueberrygardens.org

7/30-31
30 Hours of Quiet: A Beginner's Silent Retreat. Knoxville, Maryland Fee: $250. A secular retreat, the intention is to search within ourselves and see what shows up. For further info: Claudia Olson, 240-994-2571.

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Angel Message Gallery, connect with your passed love ones and guides with Dino Calabrese. 2pm.Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

Learn Psychometrics, getting messages from object with Noemia Walaska. 12-1:30pm.Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.


The Golden Lighthouse Metaphysical Center, Herndon VA. 2:30-4:30pm.  Lolita will be giving a workshop on Meeting Your Totem Animal Guides. This is a lot of fascinating subject and a fun class….
Registration is required, No walk-ins due to course structure and limited seating. Visit:
www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.


AUGUST

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The Gift of Slowing Down: Yin Yoga for Total Rejuvenation with Claudia Neuman, 7:45-9pm. Yin Yoga practice offers the opportunity to explore effortlessness while rejuvenating the connective tissue of the major joints of the body. Workshop is suitable for all levels of yogis. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

8/5-7
Holy Fire Karuna® Reiki Practitioner and Master Teacher. Can be taken at either practitioner or Master Teacher levels. Learn Holy Fire Karuna Reiki for practicing and teaching. Receive eight healing symbols, Holy Fire Ignition, Holy Fire Symbol. Students completing as Masters will be qualified to practice and teach Holy Fire Karuna Reiki and all other levels of Usui/Holy Fire classes, Level I through ART/Master. You will also be qualified as a Registered Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Master through the International Center for Reiki Training. If pursuing practitioner levels only: Level I receives an attunement and four symbols. Level II receives two attunements, eight symbols, Holy Fire Ignition, and Holy Fire symbol. Aziza L. Doumani Reiki & Wellbeing, 410-818-8686, www.reikiforallcreatures.net.

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10th Anniversary Celebration at Sacred Circle, Alexandria, VA, 2-4pm. www.sacredcirclebooks.com

Touch of Massage. 10am-5pm, $85/pp. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org, or 202-686-7046; www.pmti.org.

Psychic Saturday at The Golden Lighthouse. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

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10th Anniversary Psychic Fair at Sacred Circle, Alexandria, VA, 1-4pm. $25 per 15-minute session. www.sacredcirclebooks.com

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8/12-14
Nurturing the Mother: A Body, Mind, Spirit Approach to Pregnancy Massage with Labor, Postpartum & Infant Massage. Instructor: Claire Marie Miller. 9am-6pm; 24 CEUs. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

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A Day of Meditation with Stillwater Mindfulness Practice Center. www.blueberrygardens.org

“From Spiritual Experience to Spiritual Realization.” 2-3:30pm. What clues can past life recall, dream work, and conscious Soul Travel offer about our true destiny? Free guidebook provided. Eckankar of Northern Virginia: 703-916-0515.

Healing Touch- Level I. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione. 8:30am-6pm, 18 CEUs. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

Reconnect With Your True Essence with Bruce Winkler. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

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Angel Message Gallery, connect with your passed love ones and guides with Dino Calabrese. 2pm.Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

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8/20-21
Healing Touch Level 1 Class Locations: Occoquan, VA or Silver Spring, MD. First class of 5-level energy medicine curriculum. Become a certified Healing Touch practitioner. $275 early registration by July 2. $365 thereafter. Includes manual, tuition, 18 CEUs AHNA, NCBTMB & more. 2-day education in integrative energy healing. Research-based. Hands-on learning of concepts, principles and techniques. Develop as a provider. Enhance the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy system.  Practical applications. Transformational class. Worldwide Accredited program. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione, MA, NCC, LPC, CMT, CHTP/I Learn more: 802-578-3700 or www.HandcraftedHealth.net.

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8/21-9/18
Train to become a Feng Shui consultant. 4 Sundays in Baltimore: 8/21, 8/28, 9/11, 9/18. Hope Karan Gerecht, 410-486-6086. Materials included. Mentoring included. www.quantumfusiondesign.com

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8/26-28
Integrative Reflexology Certification. Instructor: Claire Marie Miller. 9am-5pm, 24 CEUs. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

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Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training Information Session with Machelle Lee. Interested in sharing your love of yoga with others? Come to our free information session to learn more about the Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Teacher Training. We hold a comprehensive training October - June that will lead you towards Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200) eligibility. 4:30pm. Free. For more information: 301-754-3730 or info@blueheronwellness.com www.blueheronwellness.org

Animal Communications with Juli Richardson. 11am. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.

Aromatherapy and Affirmations with Joyce. 2pm. Visit: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com/Workshops.html for detailed information.


SEPTEMBER

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Registration Deadline for the Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program. Become certified in applied positive psychology – be an expert in the theory, science, and application of positive psychology and use this knowledge to help individuals, organizations, and communities thrive. www.certificateinpositivepsychology.com

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9/7-11
Yoga Therapy for Yoga Teachers with Yoga Studio of Columbia. www.blueberrygardens.org

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9/10-11
Healing Touch Level 1 Class Locations: Occoquan, VA or Silver Spring, MD. First class of 5-level energy medicine curriculum. Become a certified Healing Touch practitioner. $275 early registration by July 30. $365thereafter. Includes manual, tuition, 18 CEUs AHNA, NCBTMB & more. 2-day education in integrative energy healing. Research-based. Hands-on learning of concepts, principles and techniques. Develop as a provider. Enhance the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy system.  Practical applications. Transformational class. Worldwide Accredited program. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione, MA, NCC, LPC, CMT, CHTP/I Learn more: 802-578-3700 or www.HandcraftedHealth.net.

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9/10-11
Reiki I/II Class: Two days focused on self-care and facilitating healing for others. Offered at the Teal Center in Arlington, VA. Small class, practice time, printed manual. Public welcome, 16 NCBTMB CEs offered. Questions/more details: www.InspiredHolisticWellness.com or 814-883-0957.

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9/17-18
The Art of Touch: An Introduction to Shiatsu. Back by popular demand! Instructor: Dee Weir. 9am-6pm. $320 Early Bird; $350 after 8/17. 16 CEUs. Potomac Massage Training Institute, RSVP@pmti.org or 202-686-7046; visit: www.pmti.org.

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Chakra Balancing FREE Introductory Talk by Arlyn Kline, RN, Founder of Braided Way Healing Arts, 6:30-8pm. Ellicott City Wellness Center. Email BraidedWay@gmail.com or call 443-690-2414. www.braidedwayhealingarts.com

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Chakra Balancing Level One, five-session course, Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30pm, beginning with Arlyn Kline, RN, founder of Braided Way Healing Arts. Ellicott City Wellness Center. Email BraidedWay@gmail.com or call 443-690-2414. www.braidedwayhealingarts.com

The Great New Frontier: Inner Exploration will be a four-evening class dedicated to our inner exploration.  Are you seeking ways to reduce stress?  Find clarity within your own life?  Or have an unidentified longing that you want to explore?  This is a fun class to explore, journey and receive inner messages.  Also, learn self-care techniques and approaches to receiving those messages.  To learn more, please visit www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102.  Classes also held on 10/4, 11 & 18.

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9/30-10/2
Yoga for Life: A Weekend of Re-Imagining & Redesigning the Life You Want. Join internationally acclaimed teacher Jovinna Chan for this weekend: Make YOU the subject of love! You’ll engage in holistic and mind-clearing yoga practices anyone can do, utilize yoga’s 8-Limb Path as a guide to liberation and fulfillment, and answer key questions that will help you create a lifestyle—and a supportive Home Yoga Practice—that reflect what's most important to you. At Dream Yoga Studio & Wellness Center, 1485 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 104, McLean, VA 22101! Register at www.DreamYogaStudio.com or call 703-448-YOGA (9642).

UPCOMING
10/1-2 Healing Touch Level 2 Class Workshop in Silver Spring, MD. Further details? Call. Second class of 5-level energy medicine curriculum. Become a certified Healing Touch practitioner. $365 includes manual, tuition, 18 CEUs AHNA, NCBTMB & more. 2-day education in integrative energy healing. Research-based. Hands-on learning of concepts, principles and techniques. Develop as a provider. Enhance the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy system. Practical applications. Transformational class. Worldwide Accredited program. Instructor: Lucrezia Mangione, MA, NCC, LPC, CMT, CHTP/I. Learn more: 802-578-3700 or www.HandcraftedHealth.net.

10/14
Healing Touch Level 1 Class –10/14 (Day 1) and 10/21(Day 2) Learn self-care techniques to help you create a more balanced life for yourself and others. Provides a great foundation for understanding energy work. $50 off Registration Fee if registered by 9/15/16 (Oct. class) Contact softlandinghealing@gmail.com or 954-290-8313.


October 15, 22 and 29 - Listen to the Whispers: The Benefits, Power & Joys of Keeping a Journal will be a three-morning series class for those interested in learning how journaling my benefit your personal health and emotional wellbeing while gaining inner wisdom and perspective.  This class is excellent for adults and teenagers, even better for a parent-teenager activity together.  Join Michelle Berberet and Four Directions Wellness founder, Mara Benner, for this opportunity to explore a variety of strategies related to journaling.  To learn more, please visit www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102

10/25
In-Depth Chakra Exploration:  Working with Chakras for Health, Clarity and Balance will be a seven-evening series class for a deeper dive into the chakras and their impact on your life and health. (November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and December 6) Join Four Directions Wellness founder, Mara Benner, for this intriguing class into the energy systems and learn how to utilize their wisdom for yourself.  To learn more please visit www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102.

11/1
- In-Depth Chakra Exploration: Working with Chakras for Health, Clarity and Balance will be a six-evening series class for a deeper dive into the chakras and their impact on your life and health.  Join Four Directions Wellness founder, Mara Benner, for this intriguing class into the energy systems and learn how to utilize their wisdom for yourself.  To learn more please visit www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102. Classes also held on 11/8,15,22 & 29, and on 12/6.

11/5
Changing the Conversation: Consciously Communicating with Difficult People will be a one-day class with Mara Benner of Four Directions Wellness and Connie Custer of Custer Communications.  The class will explore how to change the dynamics when dealing with difficult people.  We all have them in our lives but what can we learn or change to improve the situation.  Class will be from 9 am to 3 pm.  Learn more by visiting www.fourdirectionswellness.com/classes/ or call Mara to register today at 703-776-0102.


ONGOING

A Course in Miracles Daily Conference Call with Rev. Jim Webb,
Takoma Metaphysical Chapel. Start your day off right! Held daily (Mon. – Fri.) at 7am. Call 712-775-7000, code 635833#.

ACIM, 7pm every Monday
, facilitated by Melody Krafft, Soul Navigator at RPHC, 9028 D Prince William St., Manassas, VA. Free. More information: www.melodykrafftartist.com, melkrafft@msn.com.

aCHIeve Weight Loss Program: Casey Health Institute’s new clinically supervised weight loss program addresses every aspect of an individual’s life to ensure long-lasting weight loss maintained through lifestyle change. Our Naturopathic Doctor, Nutritionist, and Health Coaches will work with you to educate, guide, and hold you accountable to the weight loss plan that suits you best. In addition to the program, Casey Health offers aCHIeve wellness-based, weight loss classes on a variety of lifestyle topics such as: nutrition, fitness, mindful eating, and yoga. These classes are open to the public and occur on a rotating schedule. Class fee is $15; classes are 60 min. Call the Wellness Center for more details: 301-355-2030. www.caseyhealth.org

Ageless Wisdom Teaching: free talks and classes on the return of the Masters of Wisdom into our modern world since Atlantis, their Plan for humanity and our role in the evolution of consciousness on our planet, the path of initiation as well as the most potent form of spiritual development and service. Please inquire at skourangis@gmail.com.

All Message Service – Receive messages from five message bearers. Held on the 1st Sunday of each month at 1-2:30pm at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. No RSVP needed. $20 members, $25 friends. Info at www.takomachapel.org.

America Meditating Radio Show
. Listen 24/7 online for inspiring discussions on ways to combat challenges we encounter along the journey of life. Hosted by Sister Jenna, Director, Meditation Museum. www.blogtalkradio.com/americameditating.

Berkeley Springs Farmer's Market on Fairfax Street. Sundays, April-mid Dec., 10am-2pm. www.berkeleyspringsfarmersmarket.org

Combination Yin Yoga & Gentle Flow Yoga Classes offered every Wednesday by Machelle Lee, certified & registered yoga instructor and massage therapist. Classes alternate starting at 5:30pm and 7:15pm; held at Rivendell Center, 9339 Fraser Ave., Silver Spring. Drop in rate: $10/class. www.machellelee.com

Community Night at Casey Health: Every Monday evening; $5 for the entire night! Yoga 5-5:30pm; Reiki 5:45-6:45pm; Meditation 5:45-6:45pm. Open to all! Come join in the fun! www.caseyhealth.org

Community Yoga Class, All Levels,
6:30-7:45pm, every Tuesday, Rivendell Center. Beautiful space, great group, $10. Taught by Claudia Neuman, E-RYT, Certified Anusara Yoga Instructor. Visit: www.yogafiveo.com or www.alignwithgrace.com for more information about Claudia.

Community Yoga Classes at Unity Woods Yoga Center in Bethesda. Every Friday, 6-7pm open to all levels - $8/cash drop-in fee. 4853 Cordell Ave. (Triangle Towers), 16th Flr, Suite PH7. Information at www.unitywoods.com or 301-656-8992.

Daily Prayer Study Call – Charge up and tap into Spirit weekdays at Noon! Led by the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel. Call 712-775-7000, code 635833#.

Dance Fitness! Come join our fabulous new exercise instructor Julie Hoang for this high-energy workout that combines upbeat international music with unique choreographed routines. Dance away your cares while burning 600-900 calories per class. Julie leads this exciting cardio workout we promise will get you hooked! Class fee is $5. Classes held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm at Casey Health Institute. To sign up: www.caseyhealth.org.

Divas Circle (Divine Intentional Victorious Anointed Sisters) led by Rev. Cynthia Bond, meets the 3rd Saturday of each month from 4-6pm at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. A safe space for women to have open conversations and love up on themselves and each other unconditionally while having lots of fun! Love offerings are welcomed. No RSVP needed. Info at www.takomachapel.org or email cbond4545@aol.com.

Energy Healing Certification Course
. Learn to channel energy to others or for yourself. Ideal course for those just becoming aware of their Divine intuitive gift or those seeking to develop these skills with guidance from experienced energy hales. Follow workshops on specialized healing modalities including Reiki-Reflexology-Chakra Balancing & Cleansing-Crystals. Institute for Spiritual Development, 5419 Sherier Pl., NW, DC 20016. Info: www.isd-dc.org/healing-cert-course/.

Family Systems Constellations Training with Francesca Mason Boring, one weekend per month, March-September. www.blueberrygardens.org

Free talks about the one known as the Christ, Messiah, Imam Mahdi and Maitreya Buddha who has reentered the modern world. If you can accept this even as a possibility, please make the effort to inquire further at www.share-international.org. For free talks and information, contact: skourangis@gmail.com.

Fox Haven Food, Medicine & Dye Foragers group meets every last Saturday of the month. Visit: www.foxhavenfarm.org, email: info@foxhavenfarm.org, or call: 240-490-5484.

The Golden Lighthouse Metaphysical Center is a community of spiritual consultants and intuitive counselors who gather together the first Saturday of each month for a Psychic Fair from11am-5pm in Herndon Virginia to provide our talents and gifts to you. We are psychics, mediums, tarot, angel and oracle card readers, massage therapist and energy workers; those that do chakra and aura balancing, Reiki and other healing modalities. You will find answers to your questions and direction in your life in individual consultation with the spiritual advisors of your choice. More information go to: www.thegoldenlighthouse.com


Healing Touch Practice Group. Practice group will meet on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8pm. This is a great way to practice Healing Touch techniques, answer questions, and share experiences. All HT Levels are invited to participate. Contact Donna Adams at 954-290-9313 or softlandinghealing@gmail.com for additional information.

Goddess Circle, 3rd Sunday of every month. 7:30-9:30pm. The Takoma Metaphysical Chapel invites you to join us in honoring the Goddess in traditional and innovative rituals of worship with Reverend Cynthia Tootle, at her home, 756 Silver Spring Ave, Silver Spring MD. All are welcome. Love donations will be cheerfully accepted. Visit: www.takomachapel.org

Healing & Meditation Circles. Every Wednesday, 7-8:30pm. Come share in the wondrous energy of Spiritual Healing in this sacred circle of light. Held at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. Donations Appreciated. No RSVP Needed. For more information, visit: www.takomachapel.org

Hungry For God? Eckankar Worship Services offer an opportunity to join with other seekers in consciousness-provoking discussions on deeply spiritual topics. These services can be a gateway to experiences with the Light and Sound of God. Every Sunday at 11am. NoVa ECK Center, 2810 Old Lee Highway, #301, Fairfax, Virginia 22031; 703-916-0515.

Inner Balance/Inner Wisdom Workshop, last Saturday of each month, 10-11:30am. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

Joan Light Summer Special:
First time callers receive 25% off psychic medium messages in person or on the telephone. Offer expires 9/30/2016. Call her and get renewed clarity. www.joanoflight.com

K.O.R.E. Workout: Kettlebells, Oxygen, Resistance and Energy! Open to all levels of experience, this new, dynamic and personalized class builds muscle strength and bone density, strengthens your core, develops cardiovascular endurance and increases flexibility while gaining body awareness. Classes offered every Tuesday from 6-7pm at The Casey Health Institute. 800 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD. Visit www.caseyhealth.org to register or call 301-355-2030.

Life Empowerment Monthly Discussion Group. Led by Ava Barron-Shasho, Certified Life Coach & LCSW. Institute For Spiritual Development. NW-DC. 5419 Sherier Pl., NW, DC 20016 www.isd-dc.org

Message Circles 2016, Institute for Spiritual Development. Second Saturdays, even months, June 11, August 13, October 8, December 10. Visit: www.isd-dc.org.

Mindfulness Meditation, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7-8pm. Potomac Massage Training Institute, 202-686-7046, www.pmti.org.

Mindfulness Mondays. On the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 12 to 1, Four Directions Wellness offers a complimentary and quick relaxation technique to help get you going for the new week.  Please stop by or visit Four Directions Wellness at www.fourdirectionswellness.com for more information.

Ongoing Community Yoga Classes at Unity Woods Yoga Center in Bethesda. Every Friday, 6-7pm, open to all levels $8/cash drop-in fee. At Unity Woods Yoga Center in Bethesda: 4853 Cordell Avenue (Triangle Towers), 16th Flr, Suite PH7. Information at www.unitywoods.com or 301-656-8992

Ongoing Mindfulness Mondays. On Mondays from 12 to 1, Four Directions Wellness offers a complimentary and quick relaxation technique to help get you going for the new week.  Please stop by or visit Four Directions Wellness at www.fourdirectionswellness.com for more information.

Psychic Fair - Takoma Metaphysical Chapel. Held on the Second Sunday of each month at 1-3:00pm. The suggested donation is $20 to receive a 20-minute reading from one of our gifted intuitives and message-bearers. Choose from modalities such as tarot, psychometry, vibrational readings, and more. Held at the Takoma Metaphysical Chapel House, 1901 Powder Mill Road, Silver Spring, MD. No RSVP needed. Info at www.takomaparkchapel.org.

Psychic Fairs 2016, Institute for Spiritual Development.
Second Saturdays, odd months. July 9, September 10, & November 12. Visit: www.isd-dc.org.

Sunday Celebration & Worship, Institute for Spiritual Development. Come celebrate the Divine in our lives with community, acceptance and unconditional Love. 11am-12:15pm, September through June, 10-11:15am, July through August. Visit: www.isd-dc.org.

Takoma Metaphysical Chapel Sunday Services 11am.
Held at the National Labor College, George Meany Campus, 10000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring MD. Info. at www.takomachapel.org

Transmission Meditation: the most powerful form of meditation given to humanity by a Master of Wisdom for spiritual growth and service to the world. Free meetings. Please inquire at skourangis@gmail.com.


































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