THE SPRING '17 SEASON CONTINUES...
...with an exciting lineup of transformative classes, trainings, workshops, films, and other events! Come to a class whenever you like - just check out the schedules for this week and next week. Then, drop in on a class anytime - preregistration recommended for workshops!
This Week - preregistration recommended* or required** for starred workshops
'THE WORK' OF BYRON KATIE: An Introduction with Barbara Cherington
Mondays thur May 29, 7:45-9:45pm ~ no meeting 5/1 ~ Negative thoughts may run through our minds repetitively, fostering fear, anger, stress, loneliness and depression. How different would your life be if these thoughts never bothered you again? The Work is a simple but powerful method of self-inquiry developed by renowned teacher and author Byron Katie that 'turns around' negative thoughts, altering thir power to shape perception, behavior, or one's sense of self. 6wk series $85 or class card x 6; drop-in $18 or card
FALL PREVENTION with Deborah Lotus
Overcoming The Primal 'Fear of Falling' with Movement Intelligence
5 Wednesdays, April 26 - May 24, 5:30-7pm ~ Learn how the Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Learning® and Bones for Life® can combine to help your 'life in movement' to become easier and more pleasurable. $95 for 5 week series; $20 or class card at the door on April 26 & May 3 only ~ please note, this is a progressive workshop, no 'drop-ins' after May 3
Special Event! Trauma Center TRAUMA SENSITIVE YOGA*
An Informational Seminar with David Schouela
Saturday, April 29, 2-4:30pm ~ Trauma Center - Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TC-TSY) is an adjunctive treatment for complex trauma that focuses on giving clients an opportunity to practice noticing body sensations (interoception) in the context of a safe relationship based on an invitational approach to yoga forms with no physical assists. TSY has been studied in a randomized control trial and has shown encouraging results. This workshop will be delivered in a lecture format with some optional chair based yoga. $15 if registered by Thursday, April 26; $18 or class card at the door
SOUND HEALING CIRCLE with Brad Brockmann & Comma Williams
Sunday, April 30, 7-9pm ~ doors open 6:45, close 7:20
Join us on the last Sunday of the month to explore the transformative healing powers of sound. You will both co-create and receive sound healing, and learn how to improvise music with a healing intention. Bring your favorite instruments or just yourself, your voice and your love. Prior musical or healing experience is welcome but not required. Suggested donation $15-25
BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY LECTURE SERIES: Conversations At The Edge
Monday, May 1, 7:45-9:45pm ~ This monthly continuing education (CE) program presented by the Institute For Meditation & Psychotherapy is for psychotherapists interested in Buddhist psychology, meditation, or mindfulness. 2 CE’s are offered each evening to psychologists, social workers, nurses, LMFTs and LMHCs. $25/IMP members, $30/non-members, $10/mental health students with ID~ register here!
Tonight: The Buddha's Wife with Janet Surrey, PhD
Dharma Film Series presents ANOMALISA
Saturday, May 6, 7pm ~ How May I Help You Help Them? is the title of customer service industry guru Michael Stone's book, and the topic of his forthcoming keynote at a CS convention in Cincinnati. It is Michael, though, who seems to need help the most. Isolated amidst his encounters with a parade of fitfully sincere service workers and monotone settings, he will truly connect with only one person and hear one authentic voice: that of the wounded but distinctively alive Lisa. Anomalisa is an increasingly surreal love story for adults, rendered in a unique style of stop-action puppet photography where the seams and joints are not only visible but somehow part of the point. Artificial though they appear, Michael and Lisa move each other deeply, and us as well - particularly when things become awkwardly, touchingly sexual. Winner of every major animated film award including an Oscar and Golden Globe, Anomalisa is a one-of-a-kind work of art - antic, entertaining, uncomfortable, and ultimately revelatory in its no-strings account of our human need to connect. $10 at the door, with free refreshments and post-film discussion; $35/3 CEUs for mental health professionals