Pacific Cultural Ceneter & Yoga Institute

PCC Events Guide

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SPECIAL/MONTHLY EVENTS - JANUARY 2018



seeds
SEEDS OF LOVE, PEACE & COMMUNITY
First & Third Wednesdays Monthly, 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm, in the Gallery.

Fiamma D'Amore Institute & Ministries is committed to supporting healthful and loving navigation through this challenging evolutionary period.
"Seeds of Love, Peace & Community" is a heart-centered support resource and intentional movement. It is a potent opportunity to actively feed, utilize with consciousness and further anchor the presence and influence of Love for the betterment of all Life.

In a heart-centered, dynamic environment, we will use the power of mindful education, community connection and heart, progressive growth and focused intention to support individual, interpersonal, societal, global and environmental wellbeing. We will bless, heal and empower with Inspiration, Intention, Love and Prayer!

Caring Connection
Community Growth
Spiritual Support
Guided Positive Emphasis
Focused Loving Prayer

We welcome you to join us in helping to heal and bless ourselves, our country and our world!

Admission: Recommended Contribution: $10 to $15 ~ noone will be excluded for lack of funds.

For more information contact:
Reverend Michele DeMoulin, RMT, Founder
Fiamma D'Amore Institute & Ministries
www.fiammadamore.org
(831) 457-7788
info@fiammadamore.org
Love is the greatest of all gifts, the most potent of all powers, the force and grace through which all in life transforms for good and flowers into beauty. MD





Jon Bernie
SATSANG WITH JON BERNIE
Saturday, January 13th, 11:00-1:00PM

Jon Bernie: A Heart-Centered Approach to Awakening

Author of Ordinary Freedom, Jon Bernie is a contemporary spiritual teacher in the lineage of Adyashanti and was also profoundly influenced by mentors Jean Klein and Robert Adams. Once an ordained Zen monk and with study in many contemplative traditions as well as extensive training in somatic embodiment, he works with people on a deep level to facilitate consciousness development and profound emotional healing. Adept with over 14 years of teaching experience, he offers satsangs, retreats and private sessions around the Bay Area and beyond.

Satsang includes silent sitting (meditation), a brief talk, and then a dialog period during which attendees are invited to ask questions and work with Jon directly.

Suggested donation: $10

WEBSITE: www.jonbernie.org EMAIL: clearwatersangha@gmail.com





Cosmic Dance
☆ COSMIC DANCE MONTHLY ☆
with DJ Moody Shapes and Light Facilitation by Brynne Flidais
Saturday, December 13th, 8:00-10:00PM

S P A C E is created for your own movement exploration, to dance with whatever is true for you, happy sad angry glad, there is space enough for it all here. The dance is what we make it together, a co-mingling of hearts, a unique expression of the present.

DJ Moody Shapes is always looking for the unique musical gems that light up the dance floor with the joy of discovery and the unexpected. Inspired by his deep love for conscious movement, Moody Shapes draws from a vast collection of world and electronic music to craft soundscapes rich in booty shaking goodness, playing a lusciously eclectic mix meant to evoke somatic exploration. Mr. Shapes began his DJing journey in 2011 for Sunday morning Dance Church in Santa Cruz and still DJs with church-like reverence for the dancers' experience, co-creating a space in which people feel free to be in their full and authentic expression; to laugh and cry; to move, shimmy, shake, and of course sweat! His prayer is that all beings know such freedom.

Brynne Flidais of Moveintuit brings Cosmic knowledge to the dance floor. Just as the moon's force pulls the ocean's tides, our bodies are influenced by the movements of celestial spheres. Blending our dance with Cosmic wisdom facilitates a deeper understanding of our physical, emotional, and spiritual selves. May we heed the lessons of the planets as we make manifest our soul's purpose.

To help us hold the container of this dance ... please no talking in the space, you are invited to communicate through your body and movement ... please request permission through eye contact or playful dance before making contact, and respect others' choice to dance alone -- hands-to-the-heart (namaste) is a good way to say "no thanks" or to end a dance... please no chemical colognes or perfumes (for those of us with sensitivities)... please respect others' inner journey and dance space... please turn your cellphone to mute. ♥

COST:
Name your price ($10-15 suggested)
moodyshapes@gmail.com





Release & Renew
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RELEASE & RENEW: A Restorative Yoga & Sound Immersion Experience
Sunday, January 14th, 7:00-9:00pm

Join Hannah Muse & Danny Goldberg for a deeply nourishing night of restorative yoga + sonic vibrational healing.
Experience a 2-hour high-frequency sound bath led by Danny, while being gently guided through therapeutic restorative yoga with Hannah These are restful poses supporting the practitioner with props to comfortably facilitate deep physiological relaxation & health.
Restorative Yoga can help to :
- Reduce stress in the body & mind
- Tap into the parasympathetic nervous system and physiological relaxation
- Boost the immune system
- Effectively treat burn-out, fatigue, insomnia
- Proven to lower cortisol levels and lose weight
- Access your body's innate ability to heal, regenerate and thrive

The sounds of Danny's Gongs, Chimes and Tibetan Singing Bowls offer soothing vibrations to boost and balance the heart center, re-harmonize the cells of the body and shift the brainwaves of the mind into higher states of consciousness and peace. In addition to Danny's transformational sonic healing, Hannah will play the harmonium and offering nurturing sacred song.

Danny & Hannah are overjoyed to integrate these two profoundly healing modalities into one special night, offering you a deeply replenishing and calming experience for your body, mind and soul.

All are welcome - no yoga experience necessary. Bring an eye pillow if you have one.

$30: Advance $35- Cash at the Door
For more about Danny: www.DannyGoldberg.org
For more about Hannah: www.HannahMuseYoga.com





Womb Song
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WOMB SONG
3rd Monday of the month
January 15th
7:00-8:00pm

~ Birth-Centered Singing Circles ~
Womb Song is a community based singing circle for mothers, mothers-to-be, women trying to conceive, female birth workers, and women who love to sing. Prepare for labor through vocal toning and breathing exercises, strengthen your connection to your baby through sound, and discover a deeper sense of your own voice and power. Use music to explore emotions and support your journey into motherhood, celebrating the seasons of our lives. Learn beautiful, simple songs and lullabies from around the world.

No musical experience necessary, drop-ins welcome.
cost: $10 - $20 suggested donation, no one turned away

For more info: www.wombsong.com
Megan & Amanda wombsong@gmail.com





Heather
VOCAL MINDFULNESS SERIES WITH HEATHER HOUSTON

FREE Introductory Class
Tuesday, January 16th
3:00 - 4:30pm

SIX WEEK Series
Tuesdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, and 27
3:00 - 4:30 pm

Experience the transcendent bliss of effortless singing.

Open to greater relaxation, ease, presence, and refinement as Heather guides you on an inward journey with your breath and voice.

Slow down, tune-in and learn to abide in the center of each note with complete awareness.

Heather's style of vocal meditation will lead you into deeper level of mindfulness with your singing thus helping to build a more intimate and confident relationship with your voice. You will have the opportunity to explore different scales, mantras, seed syllables and chants from various traditions.

Series Registration Fee - $197.00
Register at www.heatherhoustonmusic.com

Rooted deeply near the ocean in Santa Cruz, CA, Heather has devoted her life to revealing the essence of Love through singing. She is a spirited chant and song circle leader, renowned vocal coach, and acclaimed recording artist known for her soulful voice and passion for community building.

Her ever-unfolding path of chanting mantra began back in 1998 when she discovered her love for the practice of yoga. In 2005 she became a certified Kali Ray Tri-Yoga teacher and then went on to study the practice of vocal meditation for eight years with Silvia Nakkach at the Vox Mundi School of the Voice. Since 2015 she's been playing harmonium and singing back up vocals for the world renowned kirtan singer Girish.

You may be familiar with Heather's 2016 ZMR top ten album "Prayers for the Water," her a cappella groups Sirenz or DisMoi, her women's choir Yala Lati, or her Women's Spirit Song Circles. She is currently a part of the Specialty Class Faculty at 1440 Multiversity where she takes participants on a transformational sound healing journey with their voices.

For more information about Heather please visit her at www.heatherhoustonmusic.com





SoundBath
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HEALING THROUGH SOUND: A sound immersion experience with Shira Stone
Wednesday 1/17, 7-8:30 PM
In the studio
$20

Shira channels vocal sounds that are ancient, other worldly, and multidimensional. As one participant said, she could feel these sounds resonate her very soul.

The Divine Feminine is transmitted through these vocalizations and the crystal bowls, which lead participants to say they feel nurtured and cared for.

The evening will include time to receive the sound transmissions, an opportunity to ground your experience through interactive dyads, and ending with a sharing circle with like minded souls.

This monthly group can help you:

Find relief from the stress of living in these chaotic times
Feel uplifted and cleared
Become harmonized in your body, mind and emotions

Shira Stone is a licensed psychotherapist with a private practice in Santa Cruz. She is currently forming a group focused on healing from self-criticism and self-blame that integrates sound and psychotherapy. Shira has been described as a "vocal intuitive" and has been using her gift with sound healing to help clients for 30 years. She also facilitates sound healing groups in psychiatric hospitals and cancer centers.

www.soundingheart.com 831-207-6088
license #mfc29931





Astrology
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Join Astrologer Susan Heinz 2018 & Beyond, An Astrological Overview "TIME OF REVEALING" Friday, January 19th , 7-8:30 pm

Join Astrologer, Susan Heinz, as she illuminates the energies and cycles for 2018. Susan will inspire us into 2018, connecting us to our starry source and deep soul calling for the year. Both practical and visionary, Susan will give voice to the guiding planetary archetypes. She will broaden our understanding of the larger epic cycles which are now unfolding. "Our consciousness creates the bridge to the New Era". Susan will also describe the year ahead for the USA, from the effects of last year's total eclipse, to 2018's challenges and opportunities, both for healing and transformation. She will tap into what's ahead for the Trump presidency. By the end of the evening Susan will send you into the starry night with a sense of the great mystery and intelligence in which we live.

"Knowing Susan Heinz for 30 years and having taken many classes through the years, I am still always astounded at how she is able to understand such multi-layered, complex information, distill the essence and teach a group ranging from complete novices to experienced astrologers, with everyone getting something out of the teaching. Her classes teach us how view our life through the lens of the ancient wisdom of Astrology, giving us a deep insight into our personal lives against the backdrop of a much larger picture" Maura Kelsea, RN, Family Nurse Practitioner, 3/1/2017

Opening the evening, local vocalist and teacher, Heather Houston, will sing us into our starry contemplations.
$20 or sliding scale at the door
OR purchase tickets ahead, $20, www.susanheinz.com/tickets/
Contact Susan 831 479-3751
For more info about Susan, her consultations and classes, www.susanheinz.com





LOTUS NIGHT KIRTAN
Saturday, January, 20th, at 5 pm to 7 pm, in the Gallery.

Hindu devotional singing (Bhakti songs)
No charge, any donation





Shadow
Shadow Yoga In-Depth Studies:
Creating a Personal Practice
With Scott Blossom and Chandra Easton
2017-18 five month series beginning Sept. 16

You are welcome to "drop" into any of the first four weekend courses individually or sign up at a discount for all five.

weekend dates & topics

September 16 - 17
Vyayamas (preliminary practices) and Introduction to Balakrama Prelude with Chandra

October 14 - 15
Balakrama Prelude w/ Seed Asana Vinyasa and Ayurvedic Dinacarya for Yoga Practice with Scott

November 18 - 19
Chaya Sanchalanam Prelude, Yoga for Women's Health with Chandra
Churning of the Shadow Warrior
The spiraling and circular movements in this form develop coordination of the limbs and the ability to rhythmically circulate the pranic force through the body. It removes energetic obstructions in the waist and legs, makes the body light, and promotes healthy digestion and elimination.

December 16 - 17
Chaya Sanchalanam Prelude w/ Seed Asana Vinyasa and Energetic Alignment w/ Scott

January 20 - 21
Kartikeya Mandalam Prelude w/ Seed Asana Vinyasa with Chandra and Scott

schedule
Saturday & Sunday 8-10am, 1-5pm

course description:

creating a personal practice
Creating a personal practice is essential to maturing one's skills as a yoga practitioner and is an integral part of studying Shadow Yoga. While persistence and devotion are required, one also needs a flexible, creative set of tools and a solid theoretical understanding to meet one's changing needs from day-to-day and to realize the inner potentials of yoga.

The once-a-month weekend workshop format will afford the time and space to delve deeply into the practical, philosophical, and energetic basis of the sequencing of the Shadow Yoga Prelude Forms, the "seed" asanas, and primary asana-vinyasas. Students will gain a deeper understanding of how to utilize Shadow Yoga for personal growth, prepare the subtle body for the internal limbs of yoga, and address special therapeutic needs such as women's and men's health and recovering from injury or illness.

about in-depth studies
The Shadow Yoga In-Depth Studies course will be the first of a two-year program designed to offer students an opportunity to learn Shadow Yoga in a methodical way that will support a fruitful home practice. The first year will focus on foundational practices such as the three Prelude Forms, Kriyas, and Ayurvedic self-care. The second year will build from this foundation toward more subtle practices such as the "seed" asanas, asana-vinyasas, and inversions.

Click here to register now

This course is open to all levels of students. Please note that the second year course will only be available to students who have practiced all three preludes.

tuition

in-depth studies 2017 payment options
One-time payment option: $1200 paid in full by August 1, 2017.

Monthly auto-pay option: this option involves one down payment plus automatic monthly payments. $500 initial deposit due by August 1, 2017. Then we will coordinate five monthly automatic payments of $170 via PayPal at the beginning of each month starting September 2017 and ending January 2018 for a total of $1350.

Drop-in Weekend option: students can register for any of the first four weekend courses individually. The tuition is $280 per weekend. We are not offering drop-in classes or partial attendance options.

refund & course withdrawal policy

Withdrawal from the program prior to the first weekend session is permitted; students will receive a full refund minus a $200 cancellation fee.

No refunds will be given for withdrawals after the program has begun nor will any credits or refunds be given for missed sessions.

If you are enrolled in the monthly payment option, understand that you are agreeing to make the scheduled monthly payments until completion in January 2018.

contact

Please contact Chandra and Scott at shunyatayoga@gmail.com with any questions.

bios

Scott Blossom is a Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner, Shadow Yoga teacher, and Aryuvedic Consultant. His primary teachers are Shandor Remete, founder of Shadow Yoga, and Robert Svoboda, Aryuvedic physician and scholar.

Chandra Easton teaches Tibetan Buddhism and Shadow Yoga in the Bay Area. Her primary teachers are Shandor Remete and Lama Tsultrim Allione, founder and spiritual director of Tara Mandala.

Chandra and Scott live in Berkeley, CA with their two children. You can learn more about them and their work at shunyatayoga.com.





Ecstatic Dance
ECSTATIC DANCE SANTA CRUZ
Saturday, January 27th, 7:00-10:00pm

Ecstatic Dance Santa Cruz is a unique expression of a global movement; hosted and DJ'd by Hamid Martin and special guests. hamidmartin.com

Ecstatic Dance is a DJ'd, free-form dance/movement meditation experience. This can be a practice of surrendering to the moment and to our body's wisdom. It is an opportunity for allowing, feeling, and expressing all the emotional qualities and textures that make up this human experience; and for exploring what artistry moves through us/ as us in this expression.

You are invited to explore your inner landscape--alone and in community. What is it like to be in an environment that welcomes our inner chaos and un-groundedness? Also, what is it like to be firmly rooted in our own center, true to ourselves, while sharing space and interacting with others on the dance floor? And what unfolds when we carry this embodied truth and freedom beyond the dance floor, into our daily lives?

Also, please visit ecstaticdance.org/guidelines/ for more information supporting this global movement.





Sound Immersion
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SACRED SOUND IMMERSION- Santa Cruz
Saturday, January 28th, 8:00-9:30pm

The Santa Cruz Sound Healing tribe joins together monthly to share the healing sound vibrations of Gongs, Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls, Didgeridoos, Native Flutes & a variety of other instruments with the community. Guests will lay down in savasana as the vibrations fill the room & bathe us in sacred sound. These sounds can help guide us into a deep meditation as the vibrations pass through our bodies, opening blockages & allowing our minds to quiet. The physiological impact of sound on the body, emotions & cognition is apparent. Bathing in these waves of sound vibrations we can experience an inner calm & deep relaxation.

Please bring a mat, pillow & blanket for your comfort.

A Danny Goldberg Production- www.DannyGoldberg.org
In collaboration with: Kim Molloy, Tahra Singh, Ashley Keith, Jesse Lobue

$20- Cash Donation ONLY at the door
:::FREE FOR CANCER PATIENTS:::
:::FREE FOR BLIND OR DEAF:::
$15- Students, Veterans & Elderly (70+)

7:45pm - Doors open. Please arrive early, this event fills
8:00pm - Doors close & sound healing begins

Danny Goldberg- Gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Chimes
Kim Molloy- Crystal Singing Bowls
Tahra Singh- Gongs, Crystal Singing Bowls
Ashley Keith- Didgeridoo
Jesse Lobue- Didgeridoo

PLEASE NOTE, The Pacific Cultural Center is a "fragrance free" venue. Please honor the PCC fragrance free policy which includes NO perfumes, colognes and essential oils. Thank you!
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VOLUNTEER EXCHANGE:
Volunteers MUST confirm BEFOREHAND, and are required to send invites. Please e-mail Danny Goldberg; dannyg.art@gmail.com.

Please invite your friends & share with your community & group Facebook pages. We appreciate your help spreading the word.
Thank you!





Amita
SATSANG WITH AMITA, meditation, talk, Q & A
Monday, January 29th, 7:30 - 8:45 pm

Amita holds a direct transmission to the awakened state. Amita's core teaching is that you are already whole and complete. She asks you to let go of the false and fixed ideas that you use to identify yourself, and through that letting go experience the Truth of your Being. "When life unfolds from the core, we experience a deep sense of intimacy, of belonging. Intimacy means that there is nothing between you and the experience, no attitudes, no false identifications, no ideas of separation. Life is immediate, fresh and natural". www.Amitashakti.com, 831-325- 4847.





Brant
COMMUNITY DANCE OF THE DEER CEREMONY
Lead by Brant Secunda
Friday - February 2, 2018

Art Exhibition - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Arrive early to check-in and browse a rare exhibition of indigenous Huichol art from the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico! This exhibit includes spectacular beaded sculptures, intricate jewelry, fine woven and stitched medicine bags, and exquisite yarn paintings.

Ceremony - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join world-renowned shaman and healer Brant Secunda for a special evening of sacred celebration. Experience ancient ritual and dance your prayers into the altar of Mother Earth during this traditional shamanic ceremony.

Ancient Ritual - Sacred Dance - Drumming - Prayer - Community

This special community event is an opportunity to participate in indigenous ceremony, listen to ancient song and chanting, drum and rattle together, purify your mind and find vision for your life.

The Huichol Tribe
The Huichol (Wixaritari) are a small indigenous tribe of approximately 35,000, living in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. They are considered one of the last cultures in North America to have maintained their pre-Columbian traditions unto the modern day.

Origins of the Deer Dance Ceremony
According to Huichol cosmology, the origins of this ceremony date back to the birth of the Sun. The dance is a reenactment of creation itself and honors our sacred relationship to the light. Kauyumari (The Magical Deer Spirit) is representative of our super-conscious mind and acts as an intermediary between our hearts and the spiritual world of nature.

Brant Secunda
Huichol Shaman & Healer

Brant Secunda is an internationally acclaimed shaman, healer, and teacher in the indigenous Huichol tradition of Mexico. During an intensive 12-year apprenticeship, Brant became the adopted grandson and close companion of Don Jose Matsuwa, the renowned shaman who passed away in 1990 at the age of 110. Brant founded the Dance of the Deer Foundation Center for Shamanic Studies in 1979 and leads seminars, retreats, and pilgrimages worldwide. His work has been documented on television, radio, and in articles and books throughout the world.

To help provide sustainable cultural and economic support for the Huichol tribe, Brant founded the Huichol Foundation, which continues to expand upon his more than four decades of indigenous cultural preservation projects throughout the Sierra Madre Mountains and around the globe.

Alongside other dignitaries including President Jimmy Carter, Brant cofounded the Peace University in Berlin and was also a co-founder of the Humanistic Medicine Conference with the World Health Organization. Recognized as a global thought leader and spiritual teacher, Brant has been a lecturer at the Mayo Clinic, the American Holistic Medical Association Conferences and a faculty member of the Five Branches Institute of Chinese Medicine.

Striving to bridge the worlds of fitness and spirituality, Brant co-authored the award-winning book Fit Soul, Fit Body: 9 Keys to a Healthier, Happier You.

Tickets:
$15 online / $20 at the door
visit https://ceremony.shamanism.com
Children: Free
Students & Seniors (65+): $5 online / $10 at the door

Learn more about the Huichol, Brant Secunda, & the Dance of the Deer
Foundation at https://www.SHAMANISM.com





REGULAR WEEKLY EVENTS



Osho
OSHO KUNDALINI MEDITATION - with Anupama, in The Studio
Tuesday Evenings 7-8:15 PM
Dec 5 & 19 and Jan 9, 16 & 30

This is the easy, joyous FAST TRACK to meditation.
Kundalini is a dance meditation that takes you through four stages starting with shaking out the stress, then ecstatic dance, and ending in blissful stillness.
(Occasionally we will do other Osho active meditations with dance, humming, and slow arm movements: called Nataraj, Chakra Sounds, and Nadhabrahma).

Everyone is welcome. Come and bring a friend!
Sincerely hope you can join us. Love and blessings.
For more information contact Anupama @ 831-818-8128 or email anupama@ahastories.com

"My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently"....Osho





Children's Martial Arts
MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND JUNIORS
Children Classes are from 3:15 to 4 pm every Monday.
Junior Classes are from 4:15 to 5:10 pm every Monday.

In a Safe Environment Children and Juniors will learn to:

• Develop physical skills for self-protection. • Increase awareness and coordination of mind and body. • Develop cooperation and interaction skills. • Build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-discipline. • Set effective boundaries and express their feelings. • Identify potential conflicts or dangerous situations. • Make friends and have fun in healthful activities. • Express and channel energy in a positive and supportive atmosphere.

Seibukan Jujutsu is a martial art developed to meet the self-protection and self- development needs of modern times. The art is developed on its unique philosophy of “Awareness, Assessment Action™“. Through the Seibukan Jujutsu Children and Junior Programs, students learn to increase their Awareness in their daily situations, make a clear Assessment, and take appropriate Action. They will learn to set a boundary and proclaim their comfort level in mentally and physically challenging situations. In this program, students develop physical skills and mental attention through varieties of martial art instructions, fun games, and group activities guided by the instructors. The importance of self-protection will be taught, as well as self-defense techniques in a positive and supportive environment. In our curriculum, we emphasize cooperation among each other, confidence in expressing themselves, and discipline to follow instructions.

Only $45 per month, per student

For more information, please visit our website www.Nanatokan.com, or email sensei@nanatokan.com, or give us a call at (831) 227-8024.





Feldenkrais
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The Feldenkrais Method of Somatic Movement 12 Weekly Classes
September 19,21 - December 12,14, 2017
OPTION 1:
Tuesdays 9:30 to 10:45AM
OPTION 2:
Thursdays 5:15 to 6:30PM

JOIN US AS WE DELVE INTO THE RICHES of the Feldenkrais Method! Artfully crafted, using principles of physics, neurology, mathematics, psychology, and physiology, these profound Awareness Through Movement (ATM) lessons challenge the brain to find and create new movement pathways. You will be gently guided through specific movement sequences in accessible positions such as sitting, standing and lying. Through this pleasurable process, designed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais (1904-1984), enhanced awareness, increased mobility, and expanded movement options become available. Limiting muscle patterns unwind, pain decreases and performance improves. Participants report positive changes in posture, fuller breathing and a greater ease in moving. For some, heightened mental clarity and sense of overall well-being emerges. The learning process is full of pleasant surprises and personal breakthroughs! These classes are designed for participants of all levels.

with Guild Certified Feldenkrais(CM) Teachers :
Suzie Lundgren, MA, CFT, CLMA
Marcia Margolin, CFT
Song Nelson, MFA, CFT
Jill Duran, CFT

COST:
Full Series - 12 Classes $225 or $185 before 08/04/17
Half Series - Any consecutive 6 classes $115

REGISTER BY MAIL
Send your name, selected day, e-mail address, telephone
and check made payable to: Suzie Lundgren
PO Box 7497
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
BE SURE TO SELECT YOUR DAY!
NO CLASSES - WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21 AND 23

REGISTER ONLINE
http://www.suzielundgren.com/news/register-online


FOR MORE INFO
suzie@suzielundgren.com or call 831.332.7347

Suzie Lundgren, MA, CFT, CLMA www.suzielundgren.com
A Guild Certified Feldenkrais practitioner, a certified Laban Bartenieff Movement Analyst and a professional Dancer/Choreographer and Teacher, Suzie is a 35 year veteran of manual therapy techniques, Ballet, Modern Dance, Pilates, Tai Chi and Yoga. She has taught, danced and made dances in the UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy and the US and brings a wealth of field experience to her down-to-earth teaching style. Having established these Santa Cruz Feldenkrais classes in 1997, Suzie continues to foster a growing community of teachers and students interested in moving comfortably and optimizing overall health through the Feldenkrais Method. She maintains a private practice in Santa Cruz, where she has lived since 1997.

Marcia Margolin, CFT
Marcia has been a longtime resident of Santa Cruz since 1973. In 1980 she had the remarkably good fortune to attend the last Feldenkrais Professional Training Program conducted by Moshe Feldenkrais. Upon completion and certification of the four year program, she embarked on developing her practice and introducing this unique method of movement education to our community. Marcia has derived great benefit and insights from being both student and teacher of this potent process that offers enhanced well-being and opens possibility in all aspects of one's life.

Song Nelson CFT, MFA www.songnelson.net
Song is a dancer, choreographer, performing artist and teacher. Song has taught in universities, colleges, elementary schools and to individuals with and without physical challenges. Specializing in voice and movement education in the performing arts, Song's unique teaching cultivates presence, spontaneity and embodied creative process. She is currently offering public and private Embodied Voice sessions in Santa Cruz.

Jill Duran, CFT www.movedifferent.com
Jill is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais practitioner with a passion for improving the quality of life for both people and animals. After she experienced and integrated the significant changes offered by the Feldenkrais Method, she decided to leave her legal practice and open a private Feldenkrais studio. Her work is informed by a life-long study of equestrian sports, yoga, Ayurveda, and philosophy. Jill lives in Bonny Doon with her husband, 3 horses, 2 miniature donkeys, and 3 dogs.





JUNIPER WEEKLY GROUP MEDITATION
The second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., holidays excepted.

Juniper's meditation methods for training the mind can counter life's stresses and bring about a deep sense of sustained inner wellbeing, insight and growth. Our meditation methods, steeped in a deep spiritual tradition, can easily be integrated into our lives so we can each unfold our inner potential and be a positive force in the world.

No registration required. Please feel free to drop in. Chairs and mats will be provided. Please bring your own cushions.

$10.00

Pam Moriarty
831-818-7984
pam@juniperpath.org
www.juniperpath.org





Bhagavad Gita Class
BHAGAVAD-GITA CLASS (FREE)
with Senior Students of Baba Hari Dass
Thursdays, 8:30-10:00am

A study of the Vedic text, the Bhagavad Gita, using Baba Hari Dass' commentaries as a guide for discussion. Chai, bagels, and kitchari are served after class.





Yoga For MS
YOGA FOR HEALING & MS
Fridays 12pm to 1:30pm

This gentle hatha class is structured for people living with multiple sclerosis and conditions with similar symptoms. Improve range-of-motion, flexibility, balance and strength while cultivating inner peace. Connect with a community of others facing common challenges. Classes will include asana, pranayama, deep relaxation and meditation. Led by a teacher trained in the Integral yoga tradition who also lives with MS.

Please contact the instructor for registration prior to attendance. Students are welcome to drop-in if unable to attend the whole series.

$60 for the six week series or drop-in for $12

For registration and more information contact Shakti Bell at (831)295-6222 or shakti@baymoon.com
Website: shaktibell.com





Meditation
FREE MEDITATION CLASSES
Fridays 7:00 - 8:00pm

If you're interested in meditation come to a free mediation class.
It's free, it's meditation, it's a class.
So if this sounds like fun to you come to a class on Friday.

email: shen@sfawakenedmind.org
website: sfawakenedmind.org





Sriyantra
FREE WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
INTRODUCTION TO ASHTANGA YOGA
 Saturdays, 7:30 - 9:30am

A gentle asana class including philosophy, breathing practices and a short meditation. New and returning students always welcome!





Satsang - Science of Spirituality (free)
SATSANG - SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY (FREE)
Sundays, 10am - 12pm

Experience spiritual enrichment with Sant Mat and the teachings of H. H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj (readings and videotapes). Check website at www.sos.org or call (831) 423-5452 for dates in December or additional information.





TEMPLO GUARACY: PUBLIC GIRA (RITUAL)
Sundays, 4:00 - 6:00pm

A Gira is a spiritual work open to the public and based on the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Umbanda. During the ceremony, entities of light are received by initiated mediums to offer a blessing and energetic cleansing. These entities carry a spiritual wisdom which is associated with specific qualities of consciousness and Orixas (energies found in nature).

During the ritual, sacred rhythm, song and dance prepare the space for the mediums to invoke their spiritual guides. The public may consult the guides and receive the benefit of their wisdom for cleansing, balancing, harmony and blessings.

Templo Guaracy da Terra (TGT) is a spiritual, non-profit organization that follows the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Umbanda. TGT is affiliated with Templo Guaracy do Brasil (TGB) in São Paulo and has been in the Bay area since 1994.

For more information contact TGT at tgdaterra@gmail.com or 831-427-4055, or go to www.tgdaterra.org





                                                                               

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