13th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Delaware's "Peninsula on the Indian River Bay." For more info, visit www.rehobothbeachvia.org. Stunning 4-bedroom townhome available for a perfect weekend getaway. www.Homeaway.com/168286.
Reel and Meal at the New Deal Café. A monthly documentary/dinner series exploring vital environmental, social justice and animal rights issues. The $13.00 (optional) vegan meal starts at 6:30pm followed by a free documentary. Screening of Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? Begins at 7pm. Celebrate our 4th anniversary of Reel and Meals this month! The New Deal Café is located in historic Greenbelt at 113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770. For more info, contact Cam MacQueen at email@example.com.
Development Circle 8-week Spring Session. NSAC Certified Medium Konstanza Morning Star offers this unique practice opportunity for those who want to develop their mediumship & psychic gifts. Silver Spring, MD. See www.silverspringoflight.com.
Sacred Listening Circles. Practice prayerful listening where we are receptive to one another’s spiritual wisdom; engage in silence and small group sharing. 9 sessions through May 2012. Shalem Institute, Washington, DC. www.shalem.org
9/21-24 Come see Starchaser Aromatics and Energy Work plus a wealth of natural products and services at the Natural Products Expo East at Baltimore's Convention Center. www.Starchaser-HealingArts.com. www.expoeast.com/expoeast2011/public/enter.aspx.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia. 12 Simple Ways to Detoxify Your Body. 12-1pm, www.tai.edu, 410-888-9048 x6616.
–23–9/23-25 Begin From Within: A Psychodrama Personal Growth Workshop for Mental Health Professionals. Columbia, MD. 15 CEUs (NAADAC, NBCC, MD Social Work Board) available. $400. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-746-7251.
DC VegFest. 11am-6pm, George Washington University DC Campus. A free, outdoor festival celebrating the best of everything vegetarian in and around the nation’s capital. Enjoys speakers, cooking demos, free samples, food vendors, educational booths, and more. More at www.DCVegFest.com.
Life Coaching and Yoga for the Deaf at Blueberry Gardens, email@example.com, www.blueberrygardens.com.
Life Resource Consulting, LLC -"Synergy in Decision Making", London, UK. See my website for upcoming events: www.liferesourceconsulting.com.
Transpersonal (Past-Life) Regression Workshop: Learn how to Create Abundance in your Life of whatever you seek. Join the fun of self-exploration and insight. 9am-5pm, Warrenton, VA, at the Warrenton Inner Healing Center. Includes two group regressions and several visualization exercises. Contact Richard Stammler, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-272-1563 to reserve your place. See: www. quantumregressiontherapy.com under the events page for more details. Cost: $120.
9/24-25 Integrated Energy Therapy Basic and Pet Classes. Learn the next level of healing with angelic energy. Class from 9:30am-6pm. Go to www.manifestedharmony.com to learn more and register.
9/24-25 Two-day life or executive coach certification program, and at no additional cost you receive: 1 year continuing education program; 2 coaching sessions from a Master Coach; and Membership in the Washington DC regional Certified Coaches Federation coaching network. Visit: www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com.
Family Yoga Class at Blueberry Gardens. Also on 10/2 and 11/6. email@example.com, www.blueberrygardens.com
Northern Virginia Health EXPO. Come learn about holistic and alternative natural medicinal practices. FREE EVENT from 10am to 4pm at Fairfax Marriott. Get a massage or educate yourself through workshops. Find out how holistic and natural medicinal practices can help you reduce pain and improve your life. For more information and event schedule, visit www.NorthernVirginiaHealthEXPO.com.
Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary's Fourteenth Annual Open House and Fundraiser, 1-5pm. PSAS' biggest event of the year. Enjoy live music, delicious catered food, a fabulous silent auction, clowns, face painting, and speakers. Stroll around and visit the rescued animals. No admission fee, but donations (of any amount) are very much appreciated. RSVP requested. To ensure fun and safety for all, NO DOGS at any event that is held at the sanctuary, please! Events will be held rain or shine, and all proceeds benefit the rescued animals. 15200 Mt. Nebo Road, Poolesville, MD 20837; 301-428-8128 or www.animalsanctuary.org/index.html.
Sacred Journey: Walking with Spirit in Shenandoah National Park: Deepen your connection with Nature through meditative processes and exercises to open your spiritual perception in this all day workshop. www.silverspringoflight.com.
Level 1 Chakra Balancing Course begins at Braided Way Healing Arts School. Arlyn Kline RN, has 28 years experience as teacher/practitioner of chakra balancing and has studied extensively with Rosalyn Bruyere, Brugh Joy, and Swami Muktananda. MD massage CEUs. Free intro talk, September 19 @ 6:30pm, Baltimore Centre for Wellness. Info: 410-203-2226, Ext. 5, www.braidedwayhealingarts.com.
–27–Tai Sophia Graduate School Open House. Features all academic programs: Acupuncture, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Transformative Leadership, and Health/Wellness Coaching. 9:30am-12:30pm. Please RSVP. www.tai.edu, 410-888-9048 x6647.
A Day of Meditation at Blueberry Gardens, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.blueberrygardens.com.
9/30-10/1 Annual Elvis Festival at the Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, DE, 302-227-3888. Enjoy your stay at DE's 5-Star Resort Community. www.Homeaway.com/168286
9/30-10/2 Yes to Success Seminar with Debra Poneman. Learn How to Thrive, Not Just Survive-In the Coming Days and Years! The Residence Inn, Bethesda, MD Visit www.yeatosuccess.com/events for more information. Enroll early for limited offer!
9/30-10/2 The First Baltimore Anusara® Yoga Immersion Training starts at Baltimore Yoga Village. Explore your love of Anusara Yoga in this 108-hour in depth study with two certified Anusara Instructors, Claudia Neuman, E-RYT 500, and Vivian Campagna, RYT. For details, go to: baltimoreanusarayogaimmersion.wordpress.com.
October One-Year Shamanic Training – Toby Christensen Healing Drummer. Explore your deep tribal wisdom. First class: build a sweat lodge with a Lakota Spiritual Leader. For October start date and more information, contact: email@example.com, or Karla: 703-328-0352, firstname.lastname@example.org.
10% discount in October from VeryVegelicious! Want to eat vegan meals more often? I offer: veg-friendly store tours, assistance with meal planning/cooking, an information folder, phone/email support! www.VeryVegelicious.com; call Caroline, 301-922-6223.
10/1-2 On Being a Spiritual Guide, On Being a Retreat Leader. Explore your call to spiritual companionship or leading contemplative prayer groups & retreats. Shalem Institute, Washington, DC. www.shalem.org.
10/1-2 Redefining Health at Tai Sophia. Popular 2-day signature workshop w/ Institute Co-founders. $165. Space is limited! www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6611.
Celebrity Chef's Brunch at the Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, DE, 800-626-3257. Stunning 4-bedroom townhome available for your stay at DE's 5-Star Resort on the Indian River Bay. www.Homeaway.com/168286.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia. Regulating Gut Inflammation with Food and Herbs. 12-1pm www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6616.
–7–10/7-9 Advanced Theta Healing Class. RestonReikiandSelfHealingArts.com,703-472-3481.
Book Talk with Grand Archdruid of the AODA, John Michael Greer, presenting his new book Apocalypse Not: Why Everything You Know About the Rapture, Nostradamus, and 2012 is Wrong at Sacred Circle, 919 King St, Alexandria, VA. 2pm. FREE.
External Qi Healing and Medical Qigong Class. Learn more at www.tccii.com.
Using Feng Shui Interior Colors: Get Your Mind Right and Your Energy Soaring. Location: Imagine Yoga and Wellness Center, 3120 Belair Dr., Bowie, MD, 20715; 1-3pm. Cost: $25.00. Register: http://kwsfengshuicolorworkshop.eventbrite.com.
10/8-9 Finding Your Divine Work, at Blueberry Gardens. email@example.com, www.blueberrygardens.com.
10/8-9 KarmaFest® at Sinking Springs Farm. The ultimate Holistic/Psychic/Yoga festival. Vendors, workshops and more. Rain or Shine. Please visit: www.karmafest.com for more information.
Pathways Magazine’s 35th Natural Living Expo. The Pathways event of the year! 110 Exhibitors – 64 Workshops. See the magazine center insert for full descriptions or go to www.NaturalLivingExpo.com.
Real Natural Remedies at the Natural Living Expo. Come explore our line of supplements to lower your cholesterol and promote cardiovascular health at Pathways Magazine’s Natural Living Expo. 10am-7pm, booth #35. Visit us at www.realnaturalremedies.com.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia.The Colors of Wellness. 12-1pm, www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6616.
Introduction to Reiki. Call Reston Community Center to register. 703-476-4500.
Qigong in Daily Life: Your Kidney Energy. The first of a 3-session series. Learn ways to improve kidney energy through qigong practices, meditation, and foods. 10am-12pm. See Ongoing for other two sessions. $50 for all 3 sessions by 10/5; $20/session after. IAS. www.ias-online.org.
Sound Healing at Blueberry Gardens, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.blueberrygardens.com.
Watercolor and Movement at Blueberry Gardens, email@example.com, www.blueberrygardens.com.
10/15-16 Continuing Education at Tai Sophia. 2 days of Chinese Medical Classics with Peter Eckman, PhD, MAc. $295/12 CEUs. www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6642.
10/15-16 Couples Weekend Workshop. Call 202- 678-3100, or visit www.nyamahealingservices.org.
10/15-16 Diamond Approach Introductory Weekend, a spiritual path developed by A. H. Almaas. Sat/Sun 10am-5:30pm in Takoma Park. $150 by September 30, $175 thereafter. Learn how inquiry can bring you closer to your truest self. See our logo listing for more information. Contact Barbara: firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-746-9473. www.ridhwan.org.
A Day of Meditation at Blueberry Gardens, email@example.com, www.blueberrygardens.com.
Living our Dreams, Flowing in Divine Prosperity presented by internationally renowned Mary Manin Morrissey. Learn to convert your dreams and longings into reality! 1:30-4:30pm, Celebration Center for Spiritual Living, 2840 Graham Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042. 703-560-2030. $40 in advance or online, $50 onsite. www.celebrationcenter.org.
Reiki Level 1.RestonReikiandSelfHealingArts.com, 703-472-3481.
Reel and Meal at the New Deal Café. A monthly documentary/dinner series exploring vital environmental, social justice and animal rights issues. The $13.00 (optional) vegan meal starts at 6:30pm. Reel and Meal partners with Utopia Film Fest www.utopiafilmfestival.org. Screening begins at 7pm. The New Deal Café is located in historic Greenbelt at 113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770. For more info, contact Cam MacQueen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
–18–10/18-25 Marge Hulburt Workshops, book readings, shamanic healing sessions, and writing/publishing consultations. Shamanic teacher, author, and book coach from Missoula, Montana. www.FindingEagle.com or 406-241-7260 for info.
10/18-11/15 School of Contemplative Prayer- Holy Vibrations. Experience drumming, chanting, Tibetan bowls and movement as pathways to God. 5 sessions. Shalem Institute, Washington, DC. www.shalem.org.
–19–10/19-20 Continuing Education at Tai Sophia: Building, Managing, and Marketing Your Practice w/Robert Notter and Rose Payne. $295/12 CEUs. www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6642.
Accelerated Manifesting Webinar by Jacqui ‘Kalidasi’ Bensusan, 8-9pm with time for Q&A. Turn your dreams into reality. Cost $31. Details and registration, www.motheryogini.com, 202-702-0728.
10/21-23 Donna Eden with David Feinstein: Energy Medicine Weekend Workshop, includes Balancing Hormones Naturally. Re-vitalize your immune system, memory, joy, calm stress response! Learn how to create an internal environment that maintains optimal hormonal balances. Hormones affect everything: mood, digestion, immunity, metabolic rate, weight, monthly cycles, sexual desire, the ability of the body to meet stress and resist disease, much more. Because our fast-paced lifestyles and unnatural environments confound the body's natural production of hormones, this is a timely and important subject for everyone, not just women. More info? www.innersource.net. Optional Energy Psychology class, free to workshop participants with David Feinstein, PhD. Surprisingly simple yet profoundly self-empowering, you can literally change the brain chemistry driving deeply embedded response patterns that disrupt your life, such as anxiety, guilt, fear, anger, phobias, compulsions, and more. Register: www.brownpapertickets.com:event:190465
Journey into the Chakras Workshop: Experiential in-depth exploration of the "Wheels of Light." 9am-3pm, $125/person at Rivendell Pathways facility. See www.healingwithgrace.com for details.
10/22-23 The Spiritual Gifts of the Seasons Workshop: Learn to take advantage of the energies of the seasons for personal and spiritual transformation. Silver Spring, MD. www.silverspringoflight.com.
The Alchemy of 2012. Speaker Myra Jackson discusses the alchemy at play in the Cosmic Shift signifies by the year 2010. $25. IAS, www.ias-online.org.
Tai Sophia Graduate School Open House. Features the Nutrition and Herbal Medicine Master’s and Graduate certificate programs. 6-8pm. Please RSVP. www.tai.edu 410-888-9048 x 6647
–28–10/28-30 2011 Utopia Film Festival, in historic Greenbelt, MD. For more information, visit or call Greenbelt Access Television (GATE) at 301-507-6581.
10/28-30 22nd Annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler's Festival, Rehoboth Beach, DE. For info. www.beach-fun.com. Luxurious living at DE's 5-Star Resort. www.Homeaway.com/168286.
–29–10/29-30 Two-day life or executive coach certification program, and at no additional cost you receive: 1 year continuing education program; 2 coaching sessions from a Master Coach; and Membership in the Washington DC regional Certified Coaches Federation coaching network. Visit: www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com.
–1–11/1-13 On Tour: Medical Intuitive, Trance Medium, & Master Healer, Rev. Ana Jones, in the DC metro area offering private sessions at local healing centers. Medical Intuitive Consultations, Angel & Spirit Guide Channeling, Past Life Channeling, Archetypes of Your Soul Life Purpose Reading, Angelic Healing, & Advanced Reiki Energy Healing are available. www.AngelicCommunication.com or 301-641-3299 for details.
Cosmology of 2012: The Genius of the Mayan and Vedic Myth Makers. A Lecture with Vedic Astrologer, Brendan Feeley. Willow Street Yoga Silver Spring location: www.willowstreetyoga.com or 301-270-8038.
11/4-6 Angel Immersion Retreat. Spend the weekend with your Angels at a beautiful retreat home in nearby Wintergreen, VA. Experience peace, joy, and a clearer connection to Divine Angelic Guidance. Learn more at retreat.zenquility.com.
Psychic Development: Spiritual Sensing Workshop: Jump-start or deepen your psychic development. Learn to see auras, practice psychometry, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, more. One-day intensive. www.silverspringoflight.com.
Meditation and Chanting Retreat. 9am-4pm. Cultivate the inner connection to the sacred through the practice of group chanting and meditation. Appropriate for beginning and experienced meditators. $95 by 10/31; $115 after. IAS www.ias-online.org.
–9–11/9-13 Rehoboth Beach 14th Annual Independent Film Festival, DE. For info. www.rehobothfilm.com/festival.html. For a perfect getaway make a reservation at DE's 5-Star Resort on the Indian River Bay. www.Homeaway.com/168286.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia. Supporting Immunity in Fall and Winter. 12-1pm. www.tai.edu, 410-888-9048 x6616.
Oneness Gathering Begins at 7:30pm and culminates at 11:11 pm. This evening will include: teachings on the reconciliation of opposites, guided unity & healing meditation for our national and world leaders, Oneness Ceremony, drumming, chanting & singing of sacred songs, a guided shamanic journey to discover your life purpose via soul contracts & sacred agreements, and more. Facilitated by internationally known spiritual teacher, Rev. Ana Jones (on tour from Hawaii). Details at www.AngelicCommunication.com or 301-641-3299.
A Day with Julian & Rumi. Experience God’s abiding love through the words of Julian of Norwich and Rumi. Shalem Institute, Washingtong, DC. www.shalem.org.
Transpersonal (Past-Life) Regression Workshop – This one is very important, on Health, Illness, and Transitions. It can change everything 9am-5pm, Warrenton, VA, at the Warrenton Inner Healing Center. Includes two group regressions and several visualization exercises. Contact Richard Stammler, PhD at email@example.com or 540-272-1563 to reserve your place. See: www.quantumregressiontherapy.com under the events page for more details. Cost: $120.
11/12-13 Connect With Your Spirit Guides in this 2-day intensive workshop with NSAC Certified Medium Rev. Konstanza Morning Star. Silver Spring, MD. www.silverspringoflight.com.
11/12-14 Trager Level 2 Class at Blueberry Gardens, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.blueberrygardens.com.–13–
STOP Smoking Hypnosis Workshop with Laura West, Don Pelles, and Joanne Selinske at Soul Source. 1-5pm. Love donation. Seating limited, registration required at One@theSoulSource.net or 410-371-7950.
11/13-16 Group Spiritual Direction Workshop. Learn and experience the deep community of group spiritual direction in a beautiful rural setting. Shalem Institute, Lexington, VA. www.shalem.org
Celebrate Thanksgiving WITH the Turkeys. Join our friendly turkeys and all their friends in celebrating a cruelty-free Thanksgiving potluck. Please bring a vegan (no meat, dairy, or eggs) dinner or dessert item to serve 8. $10.00 suggested donation to benefit the animals. No charge for children under 16. To ensure fun and safety for all, NO DOGS at any event that is held at the sanctuary, please! Events will be held rain or shine, and all proceeds benefit the rescued animals. 12-4pm. Poplar Springs Animal Sanctuary, 15200 Mt. Nebo Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837; 301-428-8128. www.animalsanctuary.org/index.html.
Integrated Energy Therapy for Kids. RestonReikiandSelfHealingArts.com, 703-472-3481.
Reel and Meal at the New Deal Café. A monthly documentary/dinner series exploring vital environmental, social justice and animal rights issues. The $13.00 (optional) vegan meal starts at 6:30pm. Fred Tutman, CEO of Patuxent Riverkeeper, hosts an evening devoted to race and the environment (www.paxriverkeeper.org). Film vignettes begin at 7pm. The New Deal Café is located in historic Greenbelt at 113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770. For more info, contact Cam MacQueen at email@example.com.
Piano Passion Concert with Will Tuttle, 7-8:30pm at Unity of Gaithersburg. 111 Central Ave., Gaithersburg, MD; for more information, visit www.unityofgaithersburg.org.
Sound and Vibrational Healing Intro. Please call the Reston Community Center to register. 703-476-4500.
–29–Tai Sophia Graduate School Open House. Features all academic programs: Acupuncture, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Transformative Leadership, and Health/Wellness Coaching. 6-8pm. Please RSVP. www.tai.edu, 410-888-9048 x6647.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia. Probiotics in Children's Health. 12-1pm, www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6616.
Qigong In Daily Life: Sleep. The second session in a three part series. Understand effects of imbalance of yin and yang energies and learn ways to promote sleep through massage, chanting, meditation, and energy practices. 10am-12pm. See October for first session (Your Kidney Energy). $50 for all 3 sessions by 10/5; $20/session after. IAS www.ias-online.org.
12/3-4 Trager Level 2 Class at Blueberry Gardens, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.blueberrygardens.com.
–5–Rehoboth Beach Hometown Christmas Parade, DE. For details www.DowntownRehoboth.com. During your visit, enjoy tax-free shopping at Tanger Outlets. For a 5-Star weekend, make a reservation at DE's award-winning community - The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay. www.Homeaway.com/168286.
Free Wellness at Tai Sophia. Herbal Approaches to Healthy Hair: A Cross-Cultural View. 12-1pm, www.tai.edu. 410-888-9048 x6616.
Art and Yoga Playshop. Open and Connect to your Creative Intuition. Location Blueberry Gardens in Ashton, Md. For more information, call Savitri Khalsa, 301-408-1280, www.rainbowspringsalchemy.weebly.com.
12/10-11 Two-day life or executive coach certification program, and at no additional cost you receive: 1 year continuing education program; 2 coaching sessions from a Master Coach; and Membership in the Washington DC regional Certified Coaches Federation coaching network. Visit: www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com.
200-hr Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training begins in September in Baltimore, runs weekends for 9 months through May 2012, and again in January, in Westminster. $3050 complete. www.yamastudio.com for info or 410-464-9000.
Day of the Goddess: Teachings from the Masters & Guided Meditation. For spiritually inclined men and women. Meditation: Initiation into Higher Consciousness, Monday evenings, and more. www.newfuturesocietycenter.com. 301-460-1417
Free 45-minute “Lunch & Learn Yoga” session at your place. Introduce your employees/organization members to the stress-relieving and energizing power of yoga! Contact Luann@DreamYogaStudio.com for more information.
Free ongoing classes at Apurva Wellness in Falls Church! Please call to reserve your space 703-573-7829. Trial class: this class is designed for all levels and will help the teacher determine which level best suits your goals. Friday 7-8 pm and Saturday 3:30-4:30pm. Meditation: Sunday 9:30-10:30am. More information at www.apurvawellness.com.
Holistic Wellness Expo and Yard Sale, Sundays, 9am-2pm, ongoing outdoors. 301-449-8664 www.happyhouryoga-reiki.vpweb.com.
Laughter Yoga. Laugh away the stress, illness and dark moods. Bring more joy, lightness and positive energy into your life. Find out for yourself why Laughter is the best medicine. Mondays, (Foggy Bottom), Thursdays (Takoma Park), and Saturdays (Silver Spring). 202-251-2396. www.LightenUpClub.com.
Meditation and Chanting to Heal Planet Earth. October 16, November 20, and December 18. 4-5:30pm. IAS www.ias-online.org. $10/session.
Meditation at Happy Hour Yoga - Holistic Wellness Center, 7-8pm Tuesdays. 301-449-8664 www.happyhouryoga-reiki.vpweb.com.
Meditation every Wednesday, staring September 8. 1901 Powder Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD, 7:30-9pm.
Meet-up groups Reiki Shares, Women's Empowerment Topics, and Dream Journals. First Tuesday of the month at Claytime Café, Manassas, Va. www.Heathershouse.net.
Online Study Programs for The Soul and Service Trilogy. Online study program for Born to Serve: the Evolution of the Soul Through Service explores soul-inspired service needed in this transformation time. IAS. www.theclarionway.org.
Reiki Shares at the Reiki Center of Greater Washington in Rockville, MD: 9/24, 10/23, 11/19, and 12/18. Call 301-963-0787 or visit www.reikicenter.info for more information.
Right Use of Will: Independent Study