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NewsBriefs Natural Awakenings Ad Designer Wins Eight Design Awards


he 2012 North Central Florida Advertising Federation ADDY Award presentations were held on Friday, February 17th. Natural Awakenings Magazine’s ad designer, Little Black Mask owned by Jessi Miller, Ocala, won eight awards including the top award of the night. The top honor, the Judge’s Choice Award, went to Ms. Miller’s video in the Self Promotion/Interactive category. Her video, called “See!”, can be viewed on YouTube at http://www. The video also won a Gold ADDY. She won three more Gold ADDY awards and a Silver for her work for the Ocala Symphony Orchestra (logo design, stationery, brochure, and multimedia campaign), and two additional Silvers for her work for Family Times Magazine (magazine cover, editorial spread). We are proud of Jessi! Visit www.

Experience the Power of Soul Healing


aster Peter Hudoba, Worldwide Representative of Master Zhi Gang Sha, is a special guest invited by Geho Gold, Certified Divine Healing Hands Practitioner, to share powerful


Soul Healing and Tao secrets, knowledge, wisdom and practical techniques with individuals and groups in Ocala and other locations in Florida. Master Peter has traveled and studied extensively with Master Sha, author of The Power of Soul and several other New York Times bestsellers. “Heal the soul first; then healing of the mind and body will follow,” is one of Master Sha’s guiding principles. Everything has a soul—you, your body, organs, relationships, health, finances, house, even every cell. Soul Healing brings divine love and light to those areas of life blocked by energy and spiritual blockages and helps to transform them. During his visit to Florida, Master Peter will co-teach powerful, yet simple, Soul Healing and Tao techniques to self-heal and to help others. Everyone can learn and practice these techniques anytime, anywhere. This simplicity is a hallmark of Soul Healing and Tao. Additionally, everyone attending Geho’s and Master Peter’s events in Florida during March will experience Soul Healing with Divine Healing Hands. Divine Healing Hands Practitioners receive a powerful transmission of Divine Soul Mind Body Transplants of Divine Healing Hands from Master Sha. They instantly receive Divine Healing power to help others to transform their health, relationships, finances, and other aspects of life. Upcoming programs in Ocala include an Intro to Soul Healing and Diving Healing Hands, Saturday, March 24 from 1-5:30pm. Join Geho Gold for a powerful afternoon of Soul Healing with Divine Healing Hands. The participation fee is $15 ($10 before March 23). The event will be held at Soul Essentials, 805 E. Fort King St., Ocala. A week-long Tao I Retreat will be held April 28-May 4 from 10am to 10pm each day. Participants will learn profound ancient secrets and powerful Tao techniques to reach the health and purity of a baby with world-renowned healer, Divine and Tao Channel, Master Zhi Gang Sha. The cost is $700/ person (early registration $350) and the retreat will be held at the Ramada

Inn and Conference Center, Ocala. In addition to the two Ocala events, from March 30-April 1 the Divine Healing Hands Training Program will be offered from 10am-10pm at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Master Sha and Master Peter will transmit Divine Healing Hands power enabling you to help others transform health, relationships and finances. The weekend workshop will cost $625. Call Geho Gold for more information and to receive a free Divine Healing Hands Blessing, 386-341-6260. Visit for a list of events with Master Peter and Divine Healing Hands events (See ad, p.9).

Downtown Festival & Art Show News


ainesville’s Downtown Festival & Art Show continues to climb in the rankings among the best fine art shows in the country. In 2010, Sunshine Artist Magazine ranked the festival #16, and now Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook has recognized the 2011 Downtown Festival & Art Show as the twenty-seventh best fine art festival in the nation. The Art Fair SourceBook provides critiques and sales-based ratings for 600 of the top selling art shows, festivals and craft shows in the U.S. This year, the Downtown Festival & Art Show will celebrate 31 years of excellence in art and music expression on Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4 from 10am to 5pm. Located in the heart of historic downtown Gainesville, the festival will showcase artwork from 250 of the nation’s top artists and feature a mixture of fine art, food, and entertainment that draws more than 100,000 visitors to downtown Gainesville each year.    For more information on the 31st annual celebration, visit or their Facebook page at Artists’ applications are due May 10, 2012. Artists will compete for $18,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards.

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“Natural Awakenings” Magazine, March 2012 issue  

“Natural Awakenings” Magazine, March 2012 issue. The full-color monthly magazine about green, local, organic, wholistic, natural, fun, healt...

“Natural Awakenings” Magazine, March 2012 issue  

“Natural Awakenings” Magazine, March 2012 issue. The full-color monthly magazine about green, local, organic, wholistic, natural, fun, healt...