March Classes

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CLASS
LOCATION
FLYER ATTACHED

March 1 – April 5, 2017

Tai Chi & Qigong
Reduce stress and achieve mind-body-spirit wellness through a six-week (March 1–April 5) workshop on Tai Chi and Qigong with Gerry Hopkins. Tai Chi is a martial art often practiced as a gentle form of exercise and mindful meditation. Qigong consists of a variety of Chinese therapeutic exercises that have been around for at least 2,500 years. Tai Chi and Qigong are excellent exercises because anyone can do them, they can be done anywhere standing or seated, and they require no special equipment. These meditative exercises can help control stress and improve your sense of well-being. The cost is $50 for the six-week series or $10 per session. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.
Hiawatha, IA

 

March 1 & 15, 2017
Going Inward with Sounds & Vibrations
Experience sound, stillness, gentle movement, playfulness and relaxation through the enigmatic vibrations of Himalayan singing bowls. During this hour at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha), Kathy Broghammer will lead you in gentle movement through the song of bowls to connect with your inner self. You will be invited to sit or lie on a yoga mat to listen and just be. Hear the sounds and feel the vibrations of the singing bowls going inward. Let your soul rest and allow yourself to be recreated as part of the Universe Story! The cost is $10 per session. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA
 

March 2, 2017
LifeYoga with Lindsay
LifeYoga classes are a fusion of yoga, Chakradance, and Heal Your Life workshop material based on the philosophy of Louise Hay. They take you on a transformational journey through meditation, asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), chakra balancing, and affirmations. Step into the true you, find your path, and start consciously living your purpose. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing" Cost: $7. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in.  Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA


 

March 2, 2017
Moving Meditation
Do you want to experience the benefits of meditation, but find it difficult to sit still in silence? Try a moving meditation! Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to help you tap into your inner world and find your own free movement. You will experience the many benefits of mediation including reduced stress, improved concentration, increased happiness, and a sense of balance and wellbeing as well as the added health benefit from getting some movement into your life! Focus inward and tune in to the wisdom and intelligence held in your physical, emotional, and spiritual body. This meditation will be like exploring 7 different worlds within you.....instincts, emotions, power, love, expression, intuition, and spirituality. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888. Cost: $15. MUST pre-register by 5 p.m. the day of.  Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA


 

March 2, 2017
Clairgustance and Clairalience Class
During this class we will be exploring Clairgustance (Clear-Tasting) and Clairalience (Clear-Smelling) in more depth. These two are often considered to be minor gifts, but work side by side with the four main Spiritual gifts of Claircognizance, Clairsentience, Clairaudience, and Clairvoyance. We invite you to attend to learn more. Class is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. The fee is $40 and does include a class packet. Class size is limited, so please reserve your place by contacting Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.

Independence, IA

 

 
March 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 & 30; 2017












Hatha Way Yoga

Experience the healing powers of meditative yoga in the spiritual environment and natural beauty of Prairiewoods, which offers yoga in partnership with Cindy Hathaway of Hatha Way Yogi. Cindy offers six yoga classes each week, including Gentle/Beginner’s Yoga (Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30–10:30 a.m. and from 5:30–6:30 p.m.) and Chair Yoga (Mondays and Thursdays from 10:45–11:45 a.m.). People of all fitness levels and abilities are encouraged to come for one or all classes. Cindy, who has practiced yoga for ten years and taught for five, is a certified Transformational Yoga Instructor. The cost is $99 for an 11-punch card or $60 for a 6-punch card. For more info or to register, contact Cindy at cindylhathaway@gmail.com or 319-431-6597.

Hiawatha, IA








 
March 4-5, 2017

 













Thai Massage

Joseph Mizelle L.M.T. - This course serves as an introductory-level course centered on prone and supine Thai Massage technique, centered on thorough treatment of the legs and lower body. By the end of this course, you will be able to:  1. Apply Thai Massage compression and stretching techniques in receiver prone and supine positions in the context of an Asian floor mat bodywork session. 2. Integrate Thai Massage techniques with other Asian bodywork modalities (i.e. shiatsu, tui na, etc.) 3. Have a basic understanding of the history and development of Thai Massage and its appropriate application, indications and contraindications. This is a two-day class: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm each day. This class qualifies for 14 CEU's for Massage Therapists. The Cost is $298. Class location is at East-West School 2711 Muscatine Ave. Iowa City, IA 52240. Please call 319-351-3262 or go to our website www.east-westmassageschool.com for more information.

Iowa City, IA

 
March 4 & 11, 2017

Group Past Life Regression
Stephen Poplin, transpersonal hypnotherapist, will present a talk on reincarnation and outline the various ways one can recall past lives, emphasizing personal recollection via hypnosis. This discussion will be followed by a fascinating experiential in which we uncover images and themes from your soul's meta-memories. Venture into this expansive spiritual journey of your own spiritual development. Please RSVP to give us an idea about numbers for set-up and printing. For more information contact: stephen@transpersonal.us and mobile - 515 708 7805. Stephen's web: www.transpersonal.us. Time: 3:00 pm. Approximately 3 hour program for $30. Venue: The Kirkwood, 400 Walnut Street, Des Moines. They have a large carpeted space on the first floor. Bring a pillow and a blanket and your adventurous self!
Des Moines, IA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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March 4-May 20, 2017

 

Small Steps: Great Changes
You know the dreams you've always had but never achieved because you're too busy/old/broke/lazy/(etc.)? Time to let go of that old story of why you “can’t", and write a new story of how you did! You already possess what you need to create the life of your dreams, and this course will provide you with understanding, accountability, and the support you need to move ahead with ease and speed! If you crave making positive changes permanent in your life, this course is for you! Class meets Saturdays (alternating in-person and by phone) 9am-11pm, three meetings until 1pm. More information at www.JessicaIreland.org/SmallStepsGreatChanges or Jessica@JessicaIreland.org. Early bird price through February 9.

 

Des Moines, IA
 
March 4 or June 17 or September 23, 2017

 

Beginning Shamanic Journeying: Partnering with Compassionate Helping Spirits
Carole Meade, LMHC, Shamanic Practitioner for 20 years. Shamanism is an ancient and powerful practice that can help us thrive during these challenging and changing times. In our modern-day technological world we have been led to believe that humans are at the summit of creation. It would be more realistic if we could see ourselves as allies of the natural world rather then as its rulers. By choosing to work in harmony with the natural world - as once all living things did - we could redress this imbalance. Shamanism teaches there are doorways into other realms of reality where helping spirits reside who can share guidance, insight and healing for the world in which we live. It reminds us our true status is that we are part of the web of all things. During this class you will learn how to complete a shamanic journey. Please bring a drum or rattle, if you have one. Wear comfortable clothing, warm socks, bring a bandana or other eye covering, a cushion or blanket to lie on and a pen and notebook to record your journeys. 9:00 to 5:00. Cost $90. This includes a copy of Shamanic Journeying, A Beginners’s Guide by Sandra Ingerman. 7 CEUs To register contact: Carole Meade cedarwmn@aol.com, 515-279-9625, www.cedarwoman.net.
Des Moines, IA
 
March 5, 2017

 

Dances of Universal Peace
You are invited to join the circle.  The Dances of Universal Peace are simple, meditative, joyous, multicultural circle Dances inspired by many spiritual traditions to touch the essence within ourselves and recognize it in others.  New arrivals and old hands form the circle/there is no audience.  The Dances are about transformance not performance. Live music.  RSVP:  Morgan Rivers at 515-783-5122 or morgan@healingpartners.biz .  Location: Unity Church, 414 31st St, Des Moines, IA 50312.  Time:  2:30 - 4PM.  Donation Basis.
Des Moines, IA

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March 5, 2017

 

Reiki I Certification
Learn to Meditate; Guided Imagery Meditation and Discussion for Healing; Ancient Tibetan Initiations to Activate Reiki I Energy; Learn Self Healing Positions; Understand the History & Concepts of Reiki; At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be certified as a Reiki I Practitioner. Fee is $150 that includes instruction materials, lecture, initiation (attunement) and certification.  Free nutritious meal and 30 minute Reiki session ($50 value).  After certification, you will be 13th in the lineage of Japanese Reiki Master Mikao Usui, Founder from Japan. Sunday (12-4pm). Advance registration is required by paying a deposit of $25 via Paypal account: jinggy29@gmail.com. Or you can pay by phone with your credit card: 319-538-7179. Reiki Master Teacher: Jinggy Banaag-Toledo Cigrand, MBA New York, Engineer Healer, Cedar Rapids Reiki Center, past owner of Monticello Healing Center, Organizer of Newbo Healing Rendezvous, Engineering Consultant of Midwest Finance Corporation. Location: 100 First Avenue NE Suite 1208, Cedar Rapids. Ph: (319)538-7179. Email: jinggy29@gmail.com, http://crreikicenter.tripod.com. Please LIKE our page @ https://www.facebook.com/CRReikiCenter.
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
March 6, 2017

 

A Morning of Shinrin Yoku (Forest Immersion)

Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or forest immersion, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, MD, FACOG, FABOIM, a local practitioner of Integrative Medicine. In an extended gentle, contemplative, guided walk across the Prairiewoods land, you will use your senses to enhance your well-being in this naturally healing environment. Breathe, relax, wander, touch, smell, taste, see, listen, share and engage. Consider: What if the land actually loves humans? What if it needs us? Come to the land ready to invite its gifts. Speak to it; let it know what you need. Listen; let it whisper its medicine. You will leave refreshed! The cost is $20, and you can add lunch for $9. For more information: www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 
March 6, 2017

 

Introduction to Essential Oils
Do you want to know more about essential oils and how to use them effectively and safely? Join experienced teacher Rachel Fischer to learn all you need to know about essential oils in this ongoing series. On March 6, learn the basics of essential oils and their effective, safe use in this introductory class. This is part of the Essential Oils Series, which includes: Beyond the Basics of Essential Oils (March 20); Attending to Sleep, Stress & Emotions with Essential Oils (April 3); and Pain, Inflammation & Supporting Exercise with Essential Oils (April 17). The sessions stand alone, so you may attend one or all. The cost is $5 per session. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 
March 6, 2017

 

Reiki Healing Energy Night

Cedar Valley Reiki Center will be hosting a free energy healing night Monday, March 6. At 6:30 pm, Rick Kottman will preview some techniques from his Eden Energy Medicine workshops which he will be presenting at the reiki center in the coming weeks. From 7 to 9 pm there will be short free reiki sessions for everyone present. The event is open to the public and it is not necessary to sign up in advance. Cedar Valley Reiki Center is located at 702 Main Street in Cedar Falls. For information contact the center at 319-243-3145 or email mary@cedarvalleyreiki.com.

Cedar Falls, IA  
 

March 7 - September 7, 2017

 













Massage Therapy and Integrative Healing Arts Training Program
East-West School of Integrative Healing offers a unique Massage Therapy training program that is inspired by the rich intellectual and experiential massage modalities of Eastern and Western perspectives. Students become familiar with an up-to-date, contemporary perspective on anatomy and physiology, blended with traditional Eastern approaches to each person as a whole, nurturing body, mind, & spirit. Our comprehensive and dynamic curriculum is designed to engage students in cultivating technical academic excellence and intuitive insight, infusing the wisdom of the ancient healing arts with modern research and massage techniques. We offer a flexible program designed to easily be incorporated into busy lives. Classes are held in Iowa City 2-4 days per week and the program can be completed in just 6 months. Contact Rebecca at rebecca@east-westschool.com. http://www.east-westmassageschool.com/.

Iowa City, IA

 
March 7 & 21, 2017

Seeing IS Believing: Visio Divina at Prairiewoods
Come together in a circle of trust to integrate imagination, learning and prayer through the practice of Visio Divina, or holy seeing. A contemplative practice of praying the Scriptures while viewing visual art, Visio Divina involves listening to the word of God, viewing art, pondering God’s message, letting your heart speak and resting in God. The sessions in this series are based on the Seeing the Word reflection guides and are facilitated by Rodney Bluml. The sessions stand alone, so you may attend one or all. The cost is $10 per session and includes Seeing the Word. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.  

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 8 & 22, 2017
Cedar Valley Flute Society
Are you soothed by the sounds of the Native American­–style flute? Do you enjoy playing and listening to indigenous instruments? Join this flute circle at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) facilitated by award-winning instrumentalist Jonny Lipford. Surround yourself with a community of like-minded individuals of all skill levels. Everyone is welcome, even if you don't play the flute! This group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. A free-will offering to Prairiewoods is accepted at the door, and registration is not necessary. For more information, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 9, 2017

 












Ceramic Finger Labyrinth
Labyrinths have been used for meditation and prayer for thousands of years. Create your own ceramic finger labyrinth—made specifically to fit your fingers—in this hands-on workshop. Katie Baczeski from the Ceramics Center will guide you to create this beautiful handmade meditation piece. The labyrinth will be formed the night of the class and will be fired and glazed for later pickup at the Ceramics Center. No experience is necessary—simply bring a creative spirit! This class will be limited to 15 participants, and registration and payment are required by March 8. The cost is $25 and includes instruction, patterns, clay, use of tools, kiln firing and glaze. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 9, 2017
LifeYoga with Lindsay

LifeYoga classes are a fusion of yoga, Chakradance, and Heal Your Life workshop material based on the philosophy of Louise Hay. They take you on a transformational journey through meditation, asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), chakra balancing, and affirmations. Step into the true you, find your path, and start consciously living your purpose. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Cost: $7. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in. Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA

 

 
March 9, 2017
Moving Meditation - Instincts
Do you want to experience the benefits of meditation, but find it difficult to sit still in silence? Try a moving meditation! Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to help you tap into your inner world and find your own free movement. You will experience the many benefits of mediation including reduced stress, improved concentration, increased happiness, and a sense of balance and wellbeing as well as the added health benefit from getting some movement into your life! This meditation can help us feel more alive and vibrant...more in tune with our bodies and our environment. It helps us to find an inner stability and a sense of security in our lives. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888. Cost: $15. MUST pre-register by 5 p.m. the day of.  Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA

 

 
March 9, 2017
Vortex and Doorways
Spirit Portals and Energy Vortexes; Have you ever noticed when you've walked into an area of unusual temperature change? Where it's more vivid color than the surrounding area? There's a sense of energy? Well, you may have stumbled across an energy vortex which houses a spirit or inter-dimensional portal. Most psychics/intuitives believe that on average most homes contain at least one of these portals. We invite you to attend to learn more. Class is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. The fee for the class is $40 and does include a class packet. Class size is limited, so please reserve your place by contacting Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.
Independence, IA

 

 
March 10, 2017

 












Vino van Gogh at Prairiewoods: Bridge to Spring
Celebrate the changing seasons with this interactive outlet for creativity and relaxation! During this evening of creative expression, you will be provided with a 16-by-20-inch canvas, all art supplies, professional art instruction, an apron, wine and snacks. A professional artist from Vino van Gogh will teach you step-by-step to create the painting Bridge to Spring that you will take home. You don’t need any previous painting experience or skill—just let your inner artist emerge in a fun environment! All ages are welcome. The cost is $50 (or $45 for those under 21) and includes all supplies and refreshments. A non-refundable deposit of $30 is required at registration. For more info: www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 11, 2017

Sacred Circle Gathering
Join facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer of Journey IN to BEing for a Sacred Circle Gathering. The Sacred Circle Gatherings will provide a sacred space for fellowship, connection, and sharing in sangha (safe, sacred community). Each gathering will include meditation, ritual, and transformational healing practices. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to Being”. Cost: $11. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in. Time: 5 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.
Dubuque, IA

 

 
March 12, 2017













The Spiritual Dimension of Singing Bowls
Is there a spiritual meaning to camping? Can taking a photo or feeding your cat be spiritual? What could be spiritual about clearing out the clutter during spring cleaning? Explore the spiritual significance of some typical human activities one Sunday each month in the Spiritual Dimension of … series. On March 12, learn about the spiritual dimension of singing bowls with Kathy Broghammer, who will make an opening presentation on the topic and then invite you to offer responses, stories and experiences. Expand your awareness of the sacred in everyday life when you join in these unique conversations! A suggested offering of $10 will be accepted at the door. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 12, 2017













Feng Shui Class
 
Free Reiki session and complimentary refreshments ($15 value).  Feng Shui is the Chinese ancient art of proper placement for Happiness and Prosperity.  It's an effective technique towards environmental harmony.  Feng Shui is translated as Wind-Water. Feng Shui is one of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, classified as physiognomy (observation of appearance through formulas and calculations).  The Feng Shui practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of "invisible forces" that bind the Universe, work, earth and humanity together, known as "Qi," "Chi" or energy. "Qi rides the wind and scatters, but is retained when encountering water." Fee: $30 includes instruction materials and lecture. Sunday (1-3pm). Advance registration is required by paying $30 via Paypal account: jinggy29@gmail.com. Or you can pay with your credit card by phone: 319-538-7179. Please call soon to reserve space, limited seating only! Reiki Master Teacher: Jinggy Banaag-Toledo Cigrand, MBA New York, Engineer Healer, Cedar Rapids Reiki Center, past owner of Monticello Healing Center, Organizer of Newbo Healing Rendezvous, Engineering Consultant of Midwest Finance Corporation. Location: NewBo City Market, 1100 3rd St., Cedar Rapids. Phone: (319)538-7179. Email: jinggy29@gmail.com, http://crreikicenter.tripod.com. Please LIKE our page @ https://www.facebook.com/CRReikiCenter.

Cedar Rapids, IA

 

 
March 12 & 26, 2017












Reiki Level I & II class
Dr. Mary Nicol, Usui/Holy Fire and Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Master/Teacher will lead the class. Reiki is a Japanese technique of healing touch that benefits the body, mind and spirit. Reiki reduces stress, enhances relaxation and promotes healing. Reiki Level I and II will allow class participants to enhance their knowledge of Reiki, incorporate Reiki into their daily lives and learn to use Reiki II symbols which enhance and strengthens Reiki healing. Location: Cedar Valley Reiki Center, 702 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA. Time: 9 am to 5 pm Sunday, March 12 - Level I, and 9 am to 5 pm Sunday, March 26 - Level II. Cost $375.00 total for Level I and II. Registration is due by March 7 with $100.00 non-refundable deposit which applies towards class fee. Reiki Level I and II may be taken as individual classes as well. Call to inquire about the individual class fee. For information contact the center at 319-243-3145 or email mary@cedarvalleyreiki.com.
Cedar Falls, IA 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
March 13, 2017





Daily Energy Routine workshop
Rick Kottman, certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner, will present a one-hour workshop on a quick daily energy routine that will boost energy levels, alertness, and vitality. Location: Cedar Valley Reiki Center, 702 Main Street, Cedar Falls. Cost: $20 or $80 for 6 workshops March 13 – April 24. For more information contact Rick at 319-268-0071 or Cedar Valley Reiki Center at 319-243-3145.
Cedar Falls, IA


 
March 13–15, 2017
Finding Fantastic Beasts Retreat at Prairiewoods: A Spring Break Adventure
Spring break in Cedar Rapids offers exciting possibilities for exploring the magic of the fantastic creatures of Prairiewoods! In this Potter-esque three-day retreat, seekers will be sorted into their houses and will use Marauders’ maps to enter portals of discovery in the wildness of creation in springtime! Discover woodpeckers and owls, foxes and turkeys, hawks, deer and bullfrogs, and insects too small to survive a sneeze. Points accrue to houses each time a fantastic beast is photographed. This retreat is aimed at the young of heart who are at least 11 years old. The cost is $25 per day and includes lunch. (Register for days individually or for all three days.) For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 13 & 27, 2017
Drumming for Healing
Feel the Creator’s rhythm inside you during a drum circle with facilitator Sheri Mealhouse (Hawkwoman) on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. In the cosmic experience, drumming touches us at a deep level and brings all creation together as a community. Especially now, when our external and internal worlds can be so polarized, communication that bears witness to creative love is very important. These drum circles take place twice a month, and you may attend one or all. No experience is necessary. You are welcome to bring your own drum or use one of ours. A free-will offering to the facilitator will be accepted. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 

March 14, 2017


Rohr Discussion Circle
Do you enjoy having your conscience pricked or your mind ruffled? Do you seek practical applications of spiritual teachings in your daily life? Come to Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) for a monthly viewing of a topical presentation by Father Richard Rohr, OFM, followed by a discussion. Rohr is a Franciscan priest, the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, and an internationally recognized ecumenical teacher. He focuses on contemplation and radical compassion, especially for the marginalized, out of a Franciscan perspective. Feel free to bring your dinner to enjoy during the viewing. The cost is $10. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 

March 14 & 28, 2017


Lectionary-Based Faith Sharing
Meet with other Christian seekers with whom you can discuss life and faith in a friendly, trusting environment. Explore and discuss the upcoming Sunday readings from the three-year-cycle Lectionary used in many Christian churches. Learn about the culture of the Bible. Imagine being in the first audience to hear the Word proclaimed. Raise questions, feelings and impressions for dialogue. Come as often as you like. Feel free to bring your own Bible, but if not, readings will be made available. The cost is $5 per session, and registration is not necessary but is appreciated. (Lunch can be added for $9.) For more information, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 

March 15, 2017


Joyful Gardening: Creating Fairy & Gnome Houses
Have you ever wanted to create a fairy garden for yourself or your family? Come to Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) to create fairy and gnome houses using recycled treasures! You also will learn about and plant fairy-size edible plants that can be grown in your fairy garden. This hands-on workshop will be facilitated by Jen Kardos of Backyard Abundance and Emy Sautter of Prairiewoods. The cost is $20 and includes all materials. Registration and payment are required by March 13. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 16, 2017

LifeYoga with Lindsay

LifeYoga classes are a fusion of yoga, Chakradance, and Heal Your Life workshop material based on the philosophy of Louise Hay. They take you on a transformational journey through meditation, asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), chakra balancing, and affirmations. Step into the true you, find your path, and start consciously living your purpose. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Cost: $7. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in. Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA

 
March 16, 2017
Moving Meditation - Emotions

Do you want to experience the benefits of meditation, but find it difficult to sit still in silence? Try a moving meditation! Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to help you tap into your inner world and find your own free movement. You will experience the many benefits of mediation including reduced stress, improved concentration, increased happiness, and a sense of balance and wellbeing as well as the added health benefit from getting some movement into your life! Our feminine energy is our receptive/yin energy. The feminine is full of contradictions: she may be soft, sensual, nurturing, sweet, creating, life-giving, or she may be dark, untamed, wild, devouring, ferocious. You want to meet her in an inner journey and hear and feel her messages. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888. Cost: $15. MUST pre-register by 5 p.m. the day of. Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

 

Dubuque, IA

 
March 16, 2017
Claircognizance Class
Last month we covered the basics of Claircognizance (Clear-Knowing) which is the ability to just know something without logic or through learned facts. This month we will be exploring more in depth about this Spiritual gift, as well as adding more ways to strengthen this ability. Class is scheduled from 5-7p.m. The fee is $40 and does include a class packet. Class size is limited, so please reserve your place by contacting Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.
Independence, IA
 
March 17, 2017
SFQigong Level I for Health
You can always learn how to be in command of your own health, learn why you were born a healer and discover how to unlock your healing energy to achieve your optimal health and wellness by learning the simple, gentle, movements in our Spring Forest Qigong Level 1 class. For more than a decade, thousands, from around the world, have made the same empowering self-discovery ~ that moving your own energy everyday increases your health, brings peace of mind, and encourages a truly joyful heart and shows you your personal power to self-heal. There is nothing more empowering than moving your own energy. International Qigong master Chunyi Lin says, “The moment a person chooses to move their own energy, they awaken the healer within them. Every cell in your body is energy. You are an energy being and you can transform your own energy.” Health conditions are created from energy blockages. Clear the blockages and move the energy within you and you get better faster. In fact, Spring Forest Qigong is so simple and easy it has become as valuable as eating a healthy diet and getting good sleep for more than 300,000 people around the world. In Spring Forest Qigong for Health Training you can increase self-awareness, build internal energy and develop a healthy mind, body and spirit. The simple, gentle, energy movement helps you relieve and help heal physical pain, stress, depression and so much more. In Level one, you learn how to put the 4 Keys of Spring Forest Qigong into practice ~ Union of Heart & Mind, Simple Breathing, Movement and Sound all enhance your health and wellbeing. 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, 8:30 Registration. Tuition: $150 Includes Class, Materials & 1 Happy Hour Session. Sign up at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/infinite-living-spring-forest-qigong-certification-classes-tickets-32077949009.
Bettendorf, IA 
 
March 17–19, 2017

Who Are the WE, We’re Becoming Retreat

In this moment in history, humans are poised to spiral into a new phase of spiritual awareness and conscious evolution. Never before have we been so aware of our inter-connectedness! In this weekend retreat, explore a communal field awareness—a shared field of energy and intention. Intentionally choosing to release the ego’s need for domination, you can open to an energizing “we-space,” where co-creative dialogue emerges. Learn to focus your energy on consciousness itself, the Ground of All Being. This retreat will be facilitated by Bayo Akomolafe (via internet); Ellen Bruckner; Ann Jackson, PBVM; and Laura Weber. Costs begin at $180. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 17–19, 2017

Jesus’ Way Retreat: The Costly Grace of Radical Inclusion
Identify the significance of Jesus’ understanding of discipleship as radically inclusive and radically equal in this weekend retreat. One way of approaching this is to visualize Jesus at the center of a series of concentric circles of people of various social statuses and religious conditions. Then look more closely at some women and men called to discipleship from different circumstances and apply insights to your own life. Jesus’ invitation to the disciples reaches out to you from across the millennia: “Come to the center!” Professor Dr. Anthony Gittins, CSSp, is the author of 14 books and emeritus professor at Catholic Theological Union. Costs begin at $180. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 

 
March 18-19, 2017

 













Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I & II
Heidi Morrison - Holy Fire Karuna Reiki®Master/Teacher with the International Center for Reiki Training. If you are interested in learning an effective method for relieving stress and anxiety, reducing pain, and promoting healing and well-being, this class is for you.  Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I and II are taught together during a two-day intensive in a loving way.  You will learn the traditional Reiki hand positions used for yourself and others. You will receive placements (attunements) to the Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I and II energy, and practice the intuitive method of hand placement, which can enhance your confidence in your intuition and inner guidance. The class is a combination of lecture, discussion and experience. Practice time includes giving and receiving a complete Reiki treatment, self-treatment, and facilitating distant healings. Prerequisite:  none. Time: 9 am to 6 pm both days. Tuition: $400, which includes your deposit of $150. A detailed class manual is included, and upon completion, a certificate from the International Center of Reiki training is awarded. For more details and to register check out  www.reikiandhealingservices.com or call (515) 490-8620. Location: Reiki and Healing Services, 6979 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA 50324.

Windsor Heights, IA

 
March 18-19, 2017

 













SFQigong Level II for Healing
Spring Forest Qigong Level 2 is all about building and strengthening your own energy and learning the many ways you can use qigong to heal yourself and help others heal. Energy healing is healing from your Soul. It is all about sharing unconditional love, forgiveness and kindness energy using SFQ techniques to help open blockages so the energy of your body or a friend’s or family member’s body is flowing smoothly and freely so healing comes quickly. In Spring Forest Qigong Level 1, you learn how the slow gentle movements of Spring Forest Qigong healing movements strengthen your physical energy, open your energy channels and balance your body’s energy. In Spring Forest Qigong Level 2, you learn how to do four new healing movements to help increase your healing energy and develop your power of visualization to help heal yourself and help others heal too. Discover the Many Ways You can Help Heal Health Issues. Call 309-269-6989 for more information. 9:00 am – 4:30 each day, 8:30 Registration Day 1. Tuition: $210 Includes Class, Materials & 1 Happy Hour Session. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/infinite-living-spring-forest-qigong-certification-classes-tickets-32077949009.
Bettendorf, IA 
 
March 18-19, 2017

 













Level 1 Touch Drawing Workshop – Art from the Heart
Sara Sheets - Touch Drawing Facilitator. Touch Drawing is a two day workshop best described by founder Deborah K. Chapin “the immersion into your creative soul and heart of life, bringing much more than an art form, this modality opens the channels of expression, tuning into the subtle levels of your being.”  This form of expression is not a drawing class nor a craft, but brings a “beautiful enjoyment of the moment, reducing stress, and deeply reflecting on your life.” This simple, but yet profound way of drawing with your fingertips awakens the child-like and free expression within.  “Consider honoring that core place with a commitment” to attend a Touch Drawing workshop. Times: Check in - 8:30am and end sessions - 3:30-4:00pm. Workshop fee: $100.00. Supplies along with snacks are furnished. Bring:  Notebook and pen for journaling; Wear comfortable clothing; Your lunch/beverage; You may also want to bring; an apron or smock; A cushion or blanket for sitting on floor. For places to stay in Independence contact Sara at: (319) 334-7228. Send in reservation form from attached flyer and send to: Sara Sheets-Dragonfly Studio, 405 2nd Ave. S.W., Independence, IA 50644. Touch Drawing workshops are available for up to twelve people at locations able to accommodate.  The registration fee is subject to change due to the venue.  If interested, please contact Touch Drawing facilitator Sara Sheets at (319) 334-7228.
Independence, IA

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March 19, 2017

 













Soul Room Clearing & Remote Soul Room Clearing

Time: 9-4, Cost $90.00, previous class participants $40.00, Location: 2701 E. 37th St, Des Moines IA. Learn additional protection invocations and energy clearing techniques both for you and others highest good and ways to release addictions. You will learn how to cut the energy between you and others. We will work with your soul room and you will learn how to use the Heart Sutra and St. Michael Invocations for protection. Lean to use essential oils and stones for clearing and shielding your energy. Teacher: Kathleen McLean (515-266-4277) has been in the Healing Arts since 1986; she is a Healing Touch Practitioner, Reiki Master/Teacher and many other Healing Modalities. Pre-register by March 16th.

Des Moines, IA

 
March 19, 2017

 













Winter Film Series: A Thousand Voices
Watch and discuss A Thousand Voices, in which strong tribal women lead you through the history of the invasions of the American Southwest while explaining how those invasions changed their roles as women. This eye-opening film shatters stereotypes and features women from a variety of tribes from the southwestern United States. A Thousand Voices is a documentary in which, according to its creators, “Each woman tells a story deeply rooted to her culture…and the ‘thousand voices’ that precede her." Feel free to bring snacks and stay after for conversation. A free-will offering to the Water Protectors at Standing Rock will be accepted at the door. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Des Moines, IA

 
March 19, 2017


Waves of Serenity: New Music for Your Soul
Breathe into the spring equinox with the soothing sounds of the Native American–style flute. Join award-winning musician Jonny Lipford at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) for a casual, relaxing night of music. Jonny will offer soul-touching new music from his recently released CD Waves of Serenity. Feel free to bring your own refreshments to this coffee house–style concert, which will be intimate and relaxing. A suggested offering of $10 will be accepted at the door. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.
Hiawatha, IA


 
March 19, 2017


Reiki II Certification
Learn to Send Distant Reiki Energy; Advanced Breathing Technique; Learn Reiki Symbols for Healing; Ancient Tibetan Initiations to Activate Reiki II Energy; Understand the History and Concepts of Ancient Healing Techniques; Ideas on how to promote your new Reiki business. At the conclusion of the workshop, you will be certified as a Reiki II Practitioner. Sunday (12-4pm). Fee is $175 that includes instruction materials, lecture, initiation (attunement) and certification.  Free nutritious meal and 30 minute Reiki session ($50 value).  After certification, you will be 13th in the lineage of Japanese Reiki Master Mikao Usui, founder from Japan. Reiki Master Teacher: Jinggy Banaag-Toledo Cigrand, MBA New York, Engineer Healer, Cedar Rapids Reiki Center, past owner of Monticello Healing Center, Organizer of Newbo Healing Rendezvous, Engineering Consultant of Midwest Finance Corporation. Location: NewBo City Market, 1100 3rd St., Cedar Rapids. Phone: (319)538-7179. Email: jinggy29@gmail.com, http://crreikicenter.tripod.com. Please LIKE our page @ https://www.facebook.com/CRReikiCenter.

Cedar Rapids, IA


 
March 20, 2017


Beyond the Basics of Essential Oils
Do you want to know more about essential oils and how to use them effectively and safely? Join experienced teacher Rachel Fischer to learn all you need to know about essential oils in this ongoing series at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha). On March 20, move beyond a basic understanding of essential oils so that you can benefit from them in all areas of daily life, including cleaning, cooking, skin care, laundry and more. This is part of the Essential Oils Series. The sessions stand alone, so you may attend one or all. Essential oils will be available for purchase at the end of each session. The cost is $5 per session. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.
Hiawatha, IA
 
March 20, 2017


Day of Self Renewal
Find complete rest and relaxation for your mind, body and spirit during the monthly Day of Self Renewal at Prairiewoods. This day of pampering features two 40-minute holistic services of your choice, group energy work, a private guest room, access to walking trails and all that Prairiewoods has to offer, a fresh lunch and hours of free time—all for just $95! (Choose from healing touch spiritual ministry, spiritual direction, dream interpretation, Swedish massage, reflexology, singing bowl body healing, head and shoulder massage, or yoga.) Registration is required at least five days in advance. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA
 
March 20, 2017


Singing Bowl Prayer
Throughout history, singing bowls have been used around the world to meditate, relax, pray and achieve mind-body-spirit wellness. Join Kathy Broghammer at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) to pray with the beautiful, all-encompassing music of singing bowls. Let the resonant sounds of Himalayan and crystal singing bowls relax your entire body and create a pathway for a clearer connection with the divine. The cost is $5. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.
Hiawatha, IA


 
March 20, 2017


Using Energy to Manage Stress workshop
Rick Kottman, certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner, will present a one-hour workshop on easing the impact of stress with simple energy techniques. Location: Cedar Valley Reiki Center, 702 Main Street, Cedar Falls. Cost: $20. For more information contact Rick at 319-268-0071 or Cedar Valley Reiki Center at 319-243-3145.
Cedar Falls, IA


 

March 20, April 10, May 15, 2017

Prayerful Singing Bowls

Prayerful singing bowls played by Kathy Broghammer, Sound Healing Therapy practitioner at Prairiewoods. Relax into the quiet of your soul, listening to beautiful Himalayan and crystal singing bowls. Time: 12:45-1:30 pm. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700. 

Lisbon, IA
 

March 21, 2017

Living without Criticizing — The Benefits of Living without Blaming, Complaining, Indicting and Judging
Connect by phone or Internet videoconferencing (using Zoom) for this webinar. Dr. David Sands will make a short presentation exploring the consequences of living without criticizing and the benefits of giving up the habit. As part of the webinar, there will be a Group Clearing® session during which he will help everyone clear their emotional triggers and open themselves to true happiness. You can learn more about the topic by reading his blog post: Living without Criticizing ( http://www.partnershipforwellbeing.com/single-post/2017/02/08/Living-Without-Criticizing ) on the Partnership for WellBEING website (http://partnershipforwellbeing.com). Please register in advance at http://conta.cc/2kqw7vV. Enter discount code “MARCHSPECIAL” and click “Apply” to register for just $29. Time: 8–9 PM CST. To attend in person, come to 107 Full Moon Lane in Fairfield, IA. Questions? Contact David Sands at dsands@partnershipforwellbeing.com.
Fairfield, IA or Anywhere

 

March 22, 2017

Wednesday Women at Prairiewoods
Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of women that finds spiritual growth in the supportive setting of Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) every Wednesday. You are welcome to join any time! March 22–April 5, view and discuss the DVD series Opportunities for Conversion: Your Questions, Your Moments of Graced Awareness, and Your Losses by Barbara Leonhard, OSF. The cost is $10 per session (but please come even if you cannot afford to pay). Registration is not necessary. For more information, contact Marj English, OSF, at Prairiewoods at 319-395-6700, ext. 216.

Hiawatha, IA

 

March 22, 2017

Climate Change Community Readers Group: This Changes Everything
Meet with other environmentally-minded community members to read current books in the new Climate Change Community Readers Group. This ongoing series, facilitated by Green Iowa AmeriCorps member Max Lieberman, will help you deepen your understanding of the causes and consequences of climate change and look at possible responses. This is a great opportunity to connect with others who care about the planet and be inspired to act for a more environmentally-sound future! On March 22, please read and be prepared to discuss This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein. The sessions stand alone, so you may attend one or all. A free-will offering will be accepted at the door. Time: 2-4 pm. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 
March 23, 2017
LifeYoga with Lindsay
LifeYoga classes are a fusion of yoga, Chakradance, and Heal Your Life workshop material based on the philosophy of Louise Hay. They take you on a transformational journey through meditation, asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), chakra balancing, and affirmations. Step into the true you, find your path, and start consciously living your purpose. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Cost: $7. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in. Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.
Dubuque, IA
 
March 23, 2017
Moving Meditation - Power

Do you want to experience the benefits of meditation, but find it difficult to sit still in silence? Try a moving meditation! Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to help you tap into your inner world and find your own free movement. You will experience the many benefits of mediation including reduced stress, improved concentration, increased happiness, and a sense of balance and wellbeing as well as the added health benefit from getting some movement into your life! Our masculine energy is our active/yang energy. This is a transformational journey giving you the opportunity to burn off old perceptions, beliefs and energies. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888. Cost: $15. MUST pre-register by 5 p.m. the day of.  Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.

Dubuque, IA
 
March 23, 2017
Clairsentience Class
Last month we covered the basics of Clairsentience (Clear-Sensing) sometimes known as the gift of Empathy or Empath, which is the ability to receive intuitive messages via feelings, emotions, and physical sensations. This month we will be exploring more in depth about this Spiritual gift, as well as adding more ways to strengthen this ability. Class is scheduled from 5-7p.m. The fee is $40 and does include a class packet. Class size is limited, so please reserve your place by contacting Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.

Independence, IA

 
 
March 24–26, 2017

Essential Oils for Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times

Develop your understanding of aromatherapy while surrounded by the natural beauty of Prairiewoods. This two-and-a-half-day advanced course in the Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy (CCA) program is offered by the Institute of Spiritual Healing and Aromatherapy (ISHA). In this workshop with Deb Reis, earn Continuing Education Credits as you explore the history of aromatics by studying the healing traditions of essential oils from ancient cultures, the Bible, the Middle Ages and today. Learn the science of 35 aromatic oils and their vibrational frequencies to gain insight into how these essential oils work and how they can affect the mind, body and spirit. Costs begin at $450. For more information, visit www.Prairiewoods.org.

Hiawatha, IA

 

March 25, 2017

Curse Unraveling, Shamanic Method
Carole Meade, LMHC, Shamanic Practitioner for 20 years. The curse has been a part of our language and knowledge since the beginning of time. In times past, people understood the power of thought forms and curses. We live a culture where the power of the curse is discounted or denied. Shamanic teacher Sandra Ingerman states: “....every time we interact with others on a visible level, we also interact with them on an invisible level, the level of spirit or energy” At this invisible level, negative thought forms can become a curse. In this class you will learn the tools and process for unraveling curses and thought forms. *Completion of a Beginning Shamanic Journeying class is a prerequisite for this class because a strong relationship with the guides is essential for this work. Cost $125. 7 CEUs for counselors 9:00 to 5:00. To register contact Carole Meade, cedarwmn@aol.com, 515-279-9625, www.cedarwoman.net. 
Des Moines, IA
 

March 25, 2017

Reiki Share
A Reiki Share is an opportunity to experience Reiki, and/or if you are a Reiki practitioner, it is an opportunity to give back to community. This event is scheduled from 3-7p.m. There is no set fee for this event, however, Love Donations or Offerings are gratefully accepted for our time and to help offset expenses. For more information or to let us know you will be attending, please contact Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.
Independence, IA
 
March 25 & 26, 2017
Pranic Healing is Your first Step to a Healthier and Happier Life
Pranic Healing is a Powerful no-touch Healing modality. Pranic Healing is not meant to replace allopathic medicine. Pranic Healing assists the body’s own natural ability to heal faster and more permanently. PHYSICAL HEALING: Easy step-by-step. Protocols to relieve or heal anything from simple ailments like cough and cold to severe illnesses like asthma, arthritis and diabetes. ENERGY ANATOMY AND SCANNING: Correlation between the physical and energy body, meridians and the 11 major chakras. Also use your hands to sense energy levels and disturbances in the aura and chakras. SELF-HEALING & DISTANT HEALING: Learn to do self healing and recharge the body physically and mentally using breathing exercises. Learn to heal at a distance. MEDITATION & BREATHING EXERCISES: Experience Inner Peace and Stillness through the ‘Meditation on Twin Hearts’ and also learn breathing exercises to quickly recharge yourself. SPIRITUAL LAWS & DIVINE HEALING: Understand the power of divine healing techniques and when to use them. Learn the spiritual laws that make a healing occur faster. 2 Day Course on March 25 & 26. Location: Wesley Community, 3520 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA. 50132. Cost: $325.00 till March 10th. On March 11th $350.00. Contact: Kevin Thoren, banyantreetherapy@gmail.com. Yoga Alliance 16 CE, NCBTMB 14 CE. Register online: www.pranichealing.com 618-222-9500 Kim Fantini Midwest Coordinator: Kim Fantini is a disciple of Grandmaster Choa Kok Sui and Master Stephen Co. She is a licensed instructor for the Institute for Inner Studies. A Licensed Massage Therapist by profession, she has been teaching Pranic Healing since 2006 in the US and Virgin Islands. Kim has practiced Pranic Healing for 22 years. She is co-owner of Intuitive Therapy and Massage in Belleville, IL. at Stillpointe Wellness Center.
Des Moines, IA

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March 27, 2017

Energy of Relationships workshop
Rick Kottman, certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner, will present a one-hour workshop on knowing what your sensory type is and how it can help your relationships. This one is fun to bring along a significant other. Location: Cedar Valley Reiki Center, 702 Main Street, Cedar Falls. Cost: $20. For more information contact Rick at 319-268-0071 or Cedar Valley Reiki Center at 319-243-3145.
Cedar Falls, IA
 

March 29, 2017

Drumming Circle
When we drum, our living flesh, brainwaves, and Spiritual Energy Centers begin to vibrate in response. This sympathetic resonance leaves reverberating effects up to 72 hours after a drum session. These powerful effects can best be described in terms of their influence on the subtle energy centers known as Chakras. Bring your drums, rattles or flutes (or just yourself) and join us from 5-7 p.m. There is no set fee for this event, however, Love Donations or Offerings are gratefully accepted for our time and to help offset expenses. For more information or to let us know you will be attending, please contact Sandra Kay Trainor-Meyer 319-229-9016 or Ronda Davis 515-689-4569 or through Star SistArs Reiki on FB or www.starsistarsreiki.com. Located in Independence, Iowa.
Independence, IA
 
March 30, 2017
Make Your Own Rain Barrel
Rain barrels collect rain water from your rooftop for watering your yard and plants. They save water, lower water bills and reduce stormwater run-off. But buying a rain barrel can cost $100 or more. Build your own rain barrel for free and find pride in doing it yourself! This hands-on workshop will be facilitated by Emy Sautter at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha). It includes a barrel, screen and spigot, all for free thanks to a Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation grant. The class will be limited to 15 participants, and registration is required by March 29. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 
March 30, 2017
Connecting Past Experiences & Present Pain
Trauma comes in many forms. This workshop at Prairiewoods will delve into some of the research findings and anecdotal evidence in an effort to understand how childhood trauma can be connected to adult illness. This evening will be facilitated by Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller and Karen Sindelar, who will help you explore the medical research as well as the holistic and spiritual aspects of trauma and how it can manifest in your life. The process may include short experiential exercises, holistic and integrative practices, spiritual practices, group discussion and affirmations. (Participants will not be expected to share personal experiences.) The cost is $20. For more info, contact Prairiewoods at www.Prairiewoods.org or 319-395-6700.

Hiawatha, IA

 
March 30, 2017
LifeYoga with Lindsay
LifeYoga classes are a fusion of yoga, Chakradance, and Heal Your Life workshop material based on the philosophy of Louise Hay. They take you on a transformational journey through meditation, asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), chakra balancing, and affirmations. Step into the true you, find your path, and start consciously living your purpose. Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Cost: $7. Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888 or simply drop in.  Time: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.
Dubuque, IA
 
March 30, 2017
Moving Meditation - Love
Do you want to experience the benefits of meditation, but find it difficult to sit still in silence? Try a moving meditation! Facilitator Lindsay Bodenhofer will use specific music and guided visualization to help you tap into your inner world and find your own free movement. You will experience the many benefits of mediation including reduced stress, improved concentration, increased happiness, and a sense of balance and wellbeing as well as the added health benefit from getting some movement into your life! When our hearts are truly open, we experience an uplifting joy, a real sense of beauty and freedom. We open up to what the Buddhists call 'loving kindness' and we are able to experience genuine and real connection with others.  Connect with Lindsay Bodenhofer on Facebook at "Journey IN to BEing". Register by calling the Center of I Am at 563-556-8888. Cost: $15. MUST pre-register by 5 p.m. the day of.  Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Center of I Am, 400 Bluff Street.
Dubuque, IA