DAILY JANUARY 2018 MONDAY, JANUARY 1 Happy New Year! Design Your 2018 â€“ 11am-4pm. Let's bring in the New Year together! During this workshop you'll create a vision for 2018 and learn three techniques to become the creator of your life. A beautiful brunch and networking will be included. This event is hosted and led by Nea Clare. Manitou Grill & Event Center, 2171 4th St, White Bear Lake. NeaClare.com. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 Yoga with Brianna Darling â€“ 5:30-6:30pm. These classes blend movement with breathing and meditation practices that are designed to leave you feeling relaxed, strong and whole. Free. Selfcare and gratitude are at the core of her classes. Wedge Table, 2412 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis. 612-465-8844. Wedge.coop.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 4 Health Education Series: Supporting Intentions – 6:30-8:30pm. Join us for an evening of cutting edge information and activities to improve your wellbeing. Each month has a new topic. $20-30. Center Within, 8120 S Penn Ave, #155, Bloomington. CenterWithin.com. It Takes More than a Resolution – 6-7:30pm. Learn what it takes to affect real change in your brain and tips on how to make that change permanent. $27.03. FARE Hypnosis Center, 8353 Crystal View Rd, #201, Eden Prairie. FareHypnosis.com. SATURDAY, JANUARY 6 Health and Fitness Expo – 9:30am-1:30pm. We'll have massage therapists, health foods/supplements, chiropractors and wellness leaders and much more. Enjoy free access to the fitness center, membership discounts, wellness assessments, Eagles Nest coupons and fun freebies. Free. New Brighton Community Center, 400 10th St NW, New Brighton. 651-6382143. NewBrightonMn.gov. Spark Your Sparkle in 2018: A Magical Women's Workshop – 9am-5pm. A fun, confidencebuilding workshop with your favorite women to kick off 2018 as your best self. Topics include clarity of purpose, forgiveness, intuition, boundaries and the transformative power of women uniting in joy for the greater good for ourselves, our society and our planet. $99 (incl: lunch and parking). Union Depot, 214 4th St E, St Paul. MaryHayesGrieco.com/Sparkle. TUESDAY, JANUARY 9 Sweets & Sugar – 6-7pm. Whether you’re warding off sugar or simply looking for a healthy alternative to your sweet craving, this month Jackie will dissect clean sweets and sugar. Learn how to conquer your cravings, find out the truth about sugar, and how to make healthier choices when it comes to sweets. Free. Class size is limited. Mazopiya Natural Food Market, 2571 Credit Union Dr, Prior Lake. Mazopiya.com. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10 Holistic Chamber of MN – 7-9pm. Business owners and practitioners meet monthly to listen to speakers, connect with other members, share resources and tools to grow and help others. Open to all. Meeting is free to first-time guests. Location TBD. Visit website or Facebook for updates. HolisticChamberMn.com. FRIDAY, JANUARY 12 Intro to Aroma Freedom Technique (AFT) – 7-8pm. Learn about using essential oils to transform your emotions and realize your heart's desire by combining psychology and aromatherapy. The class is taught monthly by Cindy Miller. $20. Psinergy, 1553 Como Ave, St Paul. 952-334-7657. DuirMassage.com. Crystal Healing Session: Sound Bath and Reiki – 7-8:15pm. Crystal Healing Sessions blend a variety of energetic healing modalities like Reiki, sonic vibration, crystals and meditation to create a hypnotically soothing experience to reset your mind and rekindle your spirit. $35. Tula Yoga & Wellness, 99 Snelling Ave N, St Paul. 651-645-5551. TulaYogaWellness.com.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13 Beginner Essential Oils Workshop – 9am-noon. Learn all about the basics of essential oils. Terra will talk about how these oils can do wonders for your health to treat daily fatigue, digestion, stress and more. In addition, we will take a snack break to taste and learn how to use essential oils from a culinary perspective. $10. Mazopiya Natural Food Market, 2571 Credit Union Dr, Prior Lake. Mazopiya.com. Reflect + Restore: Supporting Yourself Through the Seasons – 4-5pm. Have you noticed that you thrive during some seasons more than others? As the weather fluctuates through the year so can your appetite, energy level, emotional well-being and interest in activities. By attuning to the cycles that govern our external and internal world according to Traditional Chinese Medicine Five Element Theory, you’ll be able to create a strong foundation to flow through the seasons with grace and ease. $20. Wellness Minneapolis, 4450 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis. 612-5988627. Info@WellnessMpls.com. How to Write to an Angel: Increasing your Daily Spiritual Support – 10am-12:30pm. Everyone has angels who belong to them. Find out who yours are and begin a conversation. This workshop gives you a simple, accessible way to find loving answers to your most pressing personal questions by using pen and paper and an open heart. $50. Private Home, 28 Benhill Rd, St Paul. BigHeartCoaching.com. Shiatsu Basics – 10am-5pm. For those who wish to practice natural healing at home with family, friends and self, Shiatsu Basics provides an ideal introduction. Learn simple yet effective finger pressure techniques to relieve and prevent chronic aches and pains and everyday ailments. $75. Register by 1/9/18. CenterPoint Massage & Shiatsu Therapy School & Clinic, 5300 W 35 St, St Louis Park. CenterPointMN.com. Be the Peace You Seek: Treasure Vase Qi Dharmas Class – 10:30am-1:30pm. Treasure Vase Qi Dharma meditations are essential practices for Buddhist practitioners and all who are on the spiritual path to attain Chan because they provide the practitioner with practical & spiritual support throughout their journey. Revitalize yourself through this meditation--create your own internal generator of life force--Qi (in Chinese). Learn how to regulate your body so that the extreme heat and extreme cold no longer cause you to suffer. Discover how Hanmi Buddhist teachings can transform your life. DivineTime, 14555 S Robert Trail, Rosemount. Instructor: Vajracharya ZhiChan, Charlotte M. Steen. RSVP to 651-278-0697 or SteenC108@gmail.com. Warm and Cozy Winter Event – Noon-3pm on Sat and Sun. Wrap your hands around a hot beverage, enjoy samples from local vendors and pick up recipes for nourishing meals that are healthy and warm the soul—perfect to share with family and friends. Gift basket raffle filled with gifts and treats to keep you warm until spring. Free. Both Seward locations: Seward Coop, 2823 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis. Friendship Store, 317 E 38th St, Minneapolis. Seward.coop. Hennepin County Fix–it Clinic – Noon-4pm. Bring your broken household goods and clothing in need of repair. Please also bring any tools and supplies you think might help with the job. Free. North Regional Library, 1315 Lowry Ave N, Minneapolis. Hennepin.us.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 14 Colorpuncture for Me & My Family – 10am-6pm. These simple treatments from Esogetics Colorpuncture are designed for health maintenance and self-help with common complaints from a natural health viewpoint. The therapies learned in this module are for everybody, be it at home or on the road. We are offering this workshop for health-conscious lay people and interested therapists. $120. Psinergy, 1553 Como Ave, St Paul. Ignition of the Power of Intuition and Manifestation – 12:30-2:30pm. It's been a power packed year and for some a year of demolition. 2018 has an equal power if directed to cleanup, birth and construct that which is aligned in our lives. 2018 energy is also about accessing and developing greater intuition and being in vibrational frequency to our tribes. Join us for a powerpacked two-hour workshop that will inspire and ignite your energies for 2018. Learn simple ways to get in touch with or further develop your intuition to set the path for 2018 while you set in place easy manifestation practices for the New Year and learn how to recognize and make adjustments as you travel your path. $40 (includes a small crystal). Space is limited and spots fill quickly. Register by calling 651-319-9525. Green Lotus Yoga, 750 Main St, Mendota Heights. GreenLotusYogaCtr.com. Somayoga for Shoulders, Neck and Back – 1-3:30pm. Tension in your back, shoulders and neck? Curious as to why it seems like it is hard to get freedom in these areas? Take time to explore your upper back and shoulders to find greater ease, function, and movement in your daily life through different SomaYoga practices. $35. Tula Yoga & Wellness, 99 Snelling Ave N, St Paul. 651-645-5551. TulaYogaWellness.com. Kundalini Yoga + Gong Bath – 1:30-3pm. Through conscious breathing and movement, it allows you to truly experience you. It uses mantra to harness the power of the mind, and is practiced with the eyes closed. This class will use the unique techniques of Kundalini Yoga in a way that all students can practice it safely. $15. Yoga Sanctuary, 100 W 46 St, Minneapolis. 952210-6223. YogaSanctuaryMpls.com. Reiki Drumming Circle – 3-4:30pm. Reiki is a non-invasive, gentle and safe energy healing technique that assists your body - physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually - to heal in a natural way. Drumming is a form of sound healing; the vibrations from drumming work to balance your nervous system, fostering a sense of calm and well-bing. Combining these two modalities in a Reiki Drumming Circle provides a high level of healing and relaxation for those participating. $15. Green Lotus Yoga, 7942 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie. 952-479-5343. GreenLotusYogaCtr.com. TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 Inspiration/Dream Board Creating Workshop – 6-7:30pm. Come and create the life you have dreamed of. We'll make dream or vision boards that depict what you want your life to look like. Jackie Mart will talk about the Law of Attraction, show you her dream journal, goal setting tips, affirmations, and other tools you can use to draw the things you want in your life to you. Free. Valley Natural Foods, Burnsville. 13750 County Rd 11, ValleyNaturalFoods.com.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 Holistic Mom’s Using Nutrition Response Testing and Going Gluten-Free – 7-9pm. Many of us find ourselves going from specialist to specialist, chasing symptoms but never quite getting to the bottom of things with our health. Learn about the process of Nutrition Response Testing to determine the underlying cause of imbalances in the body. Free. Location: TBD. Check website. HolisticMoms.org. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 Experiencing Auras – 7-9pm. What is an aura? Why are they important? Come learn these answers and much more. In class you'll experience seeing and feeling auras through various exercises. Facilitated by Lilly McNamara. $30. Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center, 4011 Highway 13 W, Savage. UnityOfTheValleyMn.org. FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 Circle of Light –7-9pm. Laurie has been communicating with the angels, guides, animals, nature and those who have passed since she was a small child. This evening is about connecting with these energy sources, channeling messages and answering questions so you can understand that you have access and are receiving messages to assist you in your life. $20. Lake Harriet Spiritual Community, 4401 S Upton Ave, Minneapolis. YourLifeCore.com. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20 Half-Day Meditation Retreat – 7:30am-2pm. Give yourself the gift of silence and stillness and join us for six hours of simple, elegant Zen mindfulness practice. Together we’ll do zazen (sitting meditation), walking meditation, listen to an instructional and supportive teaching, and have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an experienced meditation teacher. $35 Suggested donation. MBussho@MnZenCenter.org or 612-871-5631.Aslan Institute, 4141 Old Sibley Memorial Hwy, Eagan. AslanInst.com. Be the Peace You Seek: Calming & Relaxing Dharma Meditation Class – 10:30am-1:30pm. In order to truly enter "the state" of a different consciousness, it is very helpful to be guided there. This meditation dharma does just that -- guides one to a deeper state of being -- the first stage of Chan. Once one consistently enters this stage of Chan, one has now a gateway to a deeper and more successful meditation practice. As a tool for good health, this dharma is also quite helpful for those suffering from insomnia, other sleep challenges, depression and other mental health dis-ease. All levels. All are welcome. DivineTime, 14555 S Robert Trail, Rosemount. Instructor, Vajracharya ZhiChan, Charlotte M. Steen. RSVP to 651-278-0697 or SteenC108@gmail.com. Winter Trails Day – 11am-4pm. Winter Trails Day is an annual winter festival open to people of all ages to come out and try a variety of winter activities for free. Partners from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Forest Service will come together to provide a range of activities including cross-country skiing, ice-fishing, snowshoeing, ice sculpting, fat-tire biking and more. Event is free but a vehicle permit is required to enter the park ($7 for the day or $35 for the year). Fort Snelling State Park, 101 Snelling Lake Rd, St Paul. ParkConnection.org.
Free Intro to Yoga Workshop – 12:30-2:30pm. This workshop gives an overview of the different styles of yoga and helps you decide which classes are best for you. Get a tour and a brief overview of our integrative healing services. Learn common poses, have time to ask questions and have fun. Free or $10 for repeat guests. Green Lotus Yoga, 7942 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie. GreenLotusYogaCtr.com. SUNDAY, JANUARY 21 Sankalpa~New Year Intentions – 12:30-3pm. A truly special workshop for those who are interested in pausing, reflecting and listening for our deeper wisdom in setting intention into action for the New Year. $30. Yoga Sanctuary, 100 W 46 St, Minneapolis. 952-210-6223. YogaSanctuaryMpls.com. MONDAY, JANUARY 22 4-week Book Study of True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart by Thich Nhat Hanh – 6:30-8pm. Meets Mondays for four weeks. Start your year with an awakened heart. This little treasure contains Thich Nhat Hanh’s timeless insight into the nature of real love. With simplicity, warmth and directness, he explores the four key aspects of love in the Buddhist tradition: lovingkindness, compassion, joy and freedom, and he explains how to experience them in our lives. $75 for four classes. Bhakti Wellness Center 7550 France Ave S, Edina. To learn more and register, visit BarbRyan.com. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 Food as Medicine: Bone Broth – 5:30-6:30pm. Join the founders of Taking Stock Foods to learn all about bone broth, its health benefits and many uses. You’ll hear their start-up story, learn how bone broth supports a sustainable planet, and get to try delicious samples of their products. The event will wrap up with a brief cooking demonstration of one way you can prepare bone broth in your home. Free. Mississippi MarkeT, 740 E 7th St, St Paul. MSMarket.coop. SATURDAY, JANUARY 27 Ramsey County Fix–it Clinic – 10:30am-1:30pm. Bring your broken household goods and clothing in need of repair. Please also bring any tools and supplies you think might help with the job. Free. Ramsey County Library, 2180 N Hamline Ave, Roseville. RamseyCounty.us. TUESDAY, JANUARY 30 Jumpstart your Thyroid – 6-8pm. Your thyroid plays a huge role in your metabolism, energy levels and your ability to absorb nutrients properly. Find out how to give your thyroid the boost it needs to function optimally. Free. Seward Coop, 2823 East Franklin Ave. Minneapolis. Seward.coop. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31 Dreams: How to Create a Reality from Dreams – 6-8pm. Learn all about dreams - where do we go, what we do there, who we work with, how to take the magic and bring it into your reality, soul traveling, manifesting, healing form the other side, dream walking and more. $20. St Croix Center for the Healing Arts, 411 County Road UU, Hudson, WI. StCroixHealingArtsCenter.com.
PLAN AHEAD THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1 Intro to Aerial Yoga Workshop – 7:30-9pm. This workshop is the prerequisite for all of our drop-in Aerial Yoga classes. Learn how to stay safe and present in the fabric hammock as you invert, maneuver, balance, stretch and have fun. $30. Tula Yoga & Wellness, 99 Snelling Ave N, St Paul. 651-645-5551. TulaYogaWellness.com. Health Education Series: Healing the Heart – 6:30-8:30pm. Join us for an evening of cutting edge information and activities to improve your wellbeing. Each month has a new topic. $20-30. Center Within, 8120 S Penn Ave, #155, Bloomington. CenterWithin.com. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3 Vision Card Workshop – 10am-3pm. Create a deck of powerful personal images — Vision Cards — that embody your goals, values, hopes, and dreams. You’ll develop a vision of the biggest life possible for you and start creating it right away. $99. Private Home, 28 Benhill Rd, St Paul. BigHeartCoaching.com. MARCH 3 & 4 Healthy Life Expo – 10am-5pm (Sat & Sun). Annual healthy living event with vendors, samples, demonstrations, speakers and much more. Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave St, Minneapolis. $6 entry (or free with ad found in Natural Awakenings). MediaMaxEvents.com.
Published on Dec 28, 2017