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The Urban Vegetarian:
By Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy)
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hen I visited Findhorn Community in Scotland I learned a very powerful technique of visualization called manifestation technology. Simply stated it is that if a person focuses on a particular idea for long enough and intensely enough, it eventually comes into being in the physical world. For the last 3 or 4 years many of us have been hoping for and visualizing a vegetarian restaurant in the west end of Ottawa-Carleton. There are NO vegetarian restaurants in Orleans, Kanata or Nepean! There are just two in Gatineau (Café Gaia and La Belle Verte). We have counted at least fifteen in Ottawa!! They are almost all east of Preston St. The downtown Ottawa list includes: The Green Door, The Table, The Green Earth, The Green Rebel, The Zen Kitchen, The Rice Wrap, Café My House, Credible Edibles, The Garden Spot, Govinda’s, Peace Garden, PerfectionSatisfaction-Promise, The Pantry Tea Room, The Wild Oat, Bread and Sons Bakery, Umi Café, etc. A few of these are vegetarian-friendly and/or vegan-friendly and they serve only a few exceptions to the vegetarian-vegan life-style menu. Most cities grow to the west...and Ottawa is no exception. The urban population to the west of downtown Ottawa has grown considerably in the past ten years. The average age of the Nepean population has gone down markedly. The number of Nepean steak houses and fast food meat restaurants has also decreased significantly. The younger generation is eating much healthier foods and demanding more organic food products. The time is ripe for an “Urban Vegetarian Eatery” in the Nepean area of the city, probably in the Algonquin College area near Woodroffe Ave. and Baseline Rd., just off the Queensway. Note that many of the original and
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istory documents that ancient peoples have consumed fermented foods and milk products including yogurt and kefir, for many centuries. Research indicates that the friendly bacterial cultures (probiotics) in these fermented products, contributed to the longevity of these peoples. The increasing understanding of our need for probiotics can be seen in the number of probiotic enriched products on the shelf. These range from traditional sources like yogurt all the way to fruit juice and chewing gum! As broad as the selection of these products is, the list of probiotic benefits is far greater - including improvements in digestion, heart health, weight loss, nutrient absorption, and clear skin. Not to mention that as much as 70% of our immune function depends on a healthy gastrointestinal tract! The problem, however, is that our intestinal tracts are not ready for probiotic implantation and colonization. Without proper preparation, much of what we consume will fail to take hold and improve our health. So how do you know if you’re getting the most out of your probiotic? Read on… Rainbow Natural Foods is presenting a free public seminar, ‘Probiotics: Medicine For The 21st Century’, hosted by Nelson Narciso, D.N.M. The event is on Thursday, February 3rd, 7-9pm at the Travelodge Hotel (Greenery Room), 1376 Carling Ave. RSVP: 613 726-9200 or email@example.com Rainbow Natural Foods is one of the ‘pioneer’ health food retailers, and opened its store in Ottawa 33 years ago. Rainbow’s longevity is due in part, to its emphasis on establishing lasting relationships with its clients and the Ottawa community, and its focus on leadership and natural health education. Nelson is an Holistic Nutritionist, Herbalist and one of Canada’s leading Sports Nutrition educators. He is also a frequent radio guest, and has a weekly Rogers TV show, ‘Precision Fitness Challenge’. At Rainbow’s seminar, Nelson will help you understand why many scientists, allopathic and holistic doctors alike, are calling probiotics the “medicine for the 21st century”. Come andlearn more! Specialty foods and drinks will be available for you to sample, gifts to be won, and discounts on products purchased at the seminar.
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SCHEMAS PART 1 What’s Going On? By Marlene and Bob Neufeld
e have been using a new-to-us tool with most of our clients called schema therapy. It has allowed us to give our clients a 232-item questionnaire, which measures their maladaptive schemas. This gives us a short cut to identifying unmet childhood needs, ego states and personas, which we then explore in body-centered and emotionally focused ways. For more about schema therapy please visit www.schematherapy.com. Jeffrey Young developed the schema-focused approach to address lifelong, self-defeating patterns called early maladaptive schemas. Over a period of 15 years, Young and associates identified 18 early maladaptive schemas (EMS) through clinical observation. Most people have at least two or three of these schemas, and often more. An early maladaptive schema has been defined by Jeffrey Young as ‘a broad pervasive theme or pattern regarding oneself and one’s relationship with others, developed during childhood and elaborated throughout one’s lifetime, and dysfunctional to a significant degree’. Schemas are extremely stable and enduring patterns, comprising of memories, bodily sensations, emotions, and thoughts. Schemas develop during childhood and are
elaborated throughout an individual’s life. We view the world through our schemas. Schemas are important beliefs and feelings about oneself and the environment, which the individual accepts without question. Once schemas are activated, intense emotions are felt. When a person has an EMS like abandonment, they have all the memories of early abandonment, the emotions of anxiety or depression, which are attached to abandonment, bodily sensations and thoughts that people are going to leave them. An Early Maladaptive Schema, therefore, is the deepest level of cognition that contains memories and intense emotions when activated. Recently, we experienced this first hand. We had planned a quiet evening together watching a video. Bob wanted to watch the movie “Agora”. For the last few months, Marlene has had difficulty watching violence in movies, with her whole body responding with shuddering and jerking. She voiced her fear that the movie would be too violent for her to watch. Bob got into a “subjugation” EMS, and decided he wanted to watch it anyway. A subjugation EMS usually involves the “perception that one’s own desires, opinions, and feelings are not valid or important to others. Frequently presents as excessive compliance, combined with hypersensitivity to feeling trapped”. Bob started to believe that his desires, opinions and feelings weren’t important to Marlene. However, instead of voicing that, he over-compensated with his “entitlement” EMS.
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One of the hallmarks of the entitlement EMS involves “insistence that one should be able to do or have whatever one wants, regardless of what is realistic, what others consider reasonable, or the cost to others”. When Marlene’s body started reacting to the violence in the video, she decided to leave the room. Bob decided to continue to watch the movie from that place of “I should be able to do whatever I want”. When the movie was over he realized that he hadn’t really enjoyed it, and regretted his choice. Because he had been in the schemas he hadn’t been able to make an adult, essence choice. Bob also noticed that he had a sense of distance from Marlene. In the past Marlene would have gotten into her own “self-sacrifice” schema (watching the video even though it was physically uncomfortable) and “emotional deprivation” schema (my own needs never get met). This time, Marlene was able to stay curious and remain available for connection when Bob realized what had happened. We were able to reconnect without drama. You can download a version of the schema questionnaire which can assess your early maladaptive schemas from the schema therapy website (www.schematherapy.com). The version on the website is no longer being used. You can also contact Marlene and Bob to take the current version of the schema questionnaire and receive an analysis of your scores. Marlene & Bob Neufeld practice body-centered Coaching and Psychotherapy. They are a couple who help couples learn life-changing skills and create closer, more loving relationships with one another. To learn more, see www.marleneandbob.com or call 613-594-9248 to arrange a complimentary 1-hour introductory session.
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ThetaHealingTM for Surrendering to Your Authentic Power by Amâeil (Melinda Urban RIHR) Energy Psychotherapist, ThetaHealing Facilitator, Sacred Sound Channel
ThetaHealing quickly, gently and easily gets to the root cause of your concerns and simultaneously releases energy from current life experiences, past generations, past lives and soul, to create deep and lasting change in your DNA! For previous articles explaining Theta/DNA Healing, and an overview of all my other services visit www.MelindaUrban.com Your authentic power – it is your certainty of yourSelf as a multi-dimensional being of Source energy. You are this already so you don’t have to go looking for it, find it, increase it or even connect with it. But there are usually numerous blockages to deeply knowing yourself as a vast, luminous being. You may feel that despite your efforts, willpower, changing your thinking, establishing new disciplines or setting intentions, you are still holding yourself back from your fullest potential. It can be frustrating. Having worked with countless individuals who seek my support for this complaint, the message I offer you is this; considering everything your soul has experienced, through all timelines, have immense compassion for yourself. And do not lose hope; ThetaHealing can help you release your stubborn obstacles. There are barriers to your power that stem from group consciousness, and from the fragmentations that have been put upon our planetary energetic architecture. For example, in my last two articles the case studies illustrated the insidious nature of victimization that has been carried forward through history by the controllers’ agenda of patriarchal domination. Yet, it can be quite simple to bring victim energy to consciousness and empower you with choice. Your personal experiences, whether in this life or carried forward from parallel/past timelines, can also dictate the relationship you have with your authentic power. Those who are on a healer’s path commonly fear their truth because they have been persecuted for it in some past life. Sometimes the fear is so great that objective facilitation is helpful to get to the root of it. But, of course, everyone has authentic power. Unraveling your personal ego’s story TM
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through ThetaHealing and intuitive guidance can reveal the subconscious energies that thwart your awakening to your power. Here are a few that surfaced for my clients and were easily released. • Denial of feminine energy manifesting as repeatedly taking action without listening to intuition. • Resisting power on the belief that being in human form is less effective than formlessness. • Fear of being alone if one’s power is evident. • A fear of becoming entrapped in black magic again. • Shame for failing to assert authentic power that resulted in the loss of lives. • A fear of having to be solely responsible for the transmutation of all darkness. • A fear of the responsibility inherent in owning one’s power. • Needing to be perfect and therefore being unwilling to explore and open to authenticity. • Being denied the right to be powerful in a past life, such as living as a nun. • A fear of being Light because that would attract dark forces. • Feeling abandoned by God. • Not trusting to use one’s own power effectively. • Not knowing how to set boundaries with one’s power. • A distortion in understanding ‘power’; confusing abuse of power with authentic power. Will you choose to live as the love you are or resist yourSelf? Your limiting beliefs and fears, whether formed long ago or more recently, or inherited through mass consciousness, are simply energies. Each layer of illusion that you release is surrender to your original Divine blueprint. Ask yourself what you want to let go. If the answers remain obscure seek support. But be patient and be exceptionally kind to yourself as you fall in your love with your authentic power all over again. Copyright 2011 MIND and SPIRIT All Rights Reserved For more information, case studies and testimonials visit www.MelindaUrban.com or call 613-326-0428. Amâeil is an experienced, intuitive, energy psychotherapist working with committed individuals consciously participating in their ascension. She is a master at unraveling the confusion in your concerns to heal the root cause, and –ches self-empowerment through your own inner wisdom. Appointments in person or by phone.
Yogic Living for 2011
y husband JĂźrgen and I spent Christmas as we always do, driving seven hours to be with his family in Stratford, Ontario. We usually take the picturesque highway 7 route as it doesnâ€™t add much time to our drive. This year, however, our ritual holiday drive became a nearly fatal trip. We escaped not one, not two, but three close accidents! And one of which would have most likely been deadly: a big white SUV was driving on our lane, trying to pass too many cars, facing us, and had no space to pull back onto its lane. Thankfully a van slowed down and, at the very last minute, he was able to pull back onto his lane. For a moment, I did think that this was going to be our last moment on earth. Well, we are still here! And I am left with more appreciation for the miracle of being alive. Each moment truly holds a heightened beauty. I am amazed by the splendour of a breeze, a cloud, falling snow. We have all been given the great gift of life. Drawing on its potential is not always easy or even evident to us in our hurried lives. Having a balanced approach to living helps, but it requires practice, practice and more practice. As the New Year begins, I would like to revisit with you what the Yogic system has to offer: a flexible, healthy, body, mind and spirit. We cannot avoid taking good care of our body without consequences. There is also interconnectedness between everything we do. The food we eat, the thoughts we carry and the company that we keep have individual and interactive impact on our well-being. With years of training and practice, I developed a concise perspective on Yogic living based on six principles: relaxation, exercise, proper breathing, diet, understanding mind states and meditation. Principle 1 Relaxation: There exist many simple relaxation techniques that can easily be incorporated into your daily life. Deepening your breathing pattern and slowing it down, taking a meditative walk outside by yourself, or doing some yoga stretches will all help you to release tensions, relaxing the entire body. In doing so you revitalize your nervous system and achieve a more peaceful state of mind, making you feel more serene, positive and refreshed. This relaxed feeling can be carried over into all your activities and will help you conserve your energy. When walking, allow your mind to enter into the Wide-Angle perspective, or Witness, gently taking in all forms perceived, with a quiet peaceful mind. Practise regularly and you soon will see the results. Principle 2 Exercise: This principle revolves around the idea that a healthy body needs to move and exercise. An exercise routine can be achieved through doing yoga postures which systematically work on all parts of the body. They stretch and tone the muscles and ligaments, enhance the flexibility of the spine and the joints, and improve blood circulation.
The advantage of these yoga poses is that they make your mind relaxed, give you more strength and energy, and rejuvenates the various systems of the body. Complementing your yoga regiment with other types of exercise will create a well rounded result. Principle 3 Proper Breathing: The yoga postures go together with proper breathing. Each movement and stretch should be guided by your breath, making your movement and your breath coordinated. But during the day or before meditation, deep breathing exercises are extremely efficient and useful. This means breathing fully and rhythmically, making use of all the parts of your lungs to increase your oxygen intake. Proper breathing should be deep, slow and rhythmical. To achieve this, you need to be able to regulate the length and duration of your inhalation, exhalation, and the retention of air in your lungs or the pauses between breaths. Yogic breathing exercises, technically called Praanaayaam, teaches you how you can recharge your body and control your mental state by regulating the flow of praan - the life force. This helps you achieve a calmer and more focused mind, and increases your energy level. Principle 4 Diet: What you eat certainly affects your mind. Improper diet results in mental inefficiency and blocks spiritual awareness. A proper diet is one that nourishes both mind and body. It should be well balanced and based on natural foods. Proper diet in yoga also means eating in moderation and eating only when you are hungry. According to Yogic living, a vegetarian diet is preferred. If you are in the habit of eating meat, try eating less, or dedicating one or two days as a vegetarian day every week. Principle 5 Understanding of mind states: We have the ability to change our state of mind. In the Yogic tradition there is insightful discussion on the qualities of forces that make up everything from our state of mind, to nature and creation. These forces are divided into three categories, and we have all of the three qualities within us at all time, but usually one of them predominates. Our objective is to cultivate the first state, the peaceful and insightful state, so that it predominates. The three states can be described as:
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Principle 6 Meditation: Meditation helps to generate a more positive mind frame. It helps create a clear and serene mind state which reveals a clear and insightful innermost self. Lost in thoughts our scattered mind takes us away from the peace and clarity that lies within us. Joining a group meditation class helps in developing regularity in meditation as well as to learn various techniques and approaches. It also helps you to keep inspired. For on-going group and private yoga or meditation classes visit www.kaivalya , or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org , or simply give us a call at (613) 721-7888. Lynne Cardinal © 2011
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Heart in Traditional Chinese Medicine By Steve Ryu, L.Ac.
hinese medicine, like Western medicine, believes that the Heart is responsible for the circulation of Blood and the health of the blood vessels. If the Heart is strong, circulation will be good, all of the body’s tissues will be well nourished, and the pulse will be full and regular. Physiologically, both believe that a weak Heart can lead to palpitations and chest pain - even heart attack. Chinese medicine believes that the Heart controls sweating. So, it is no surprise that one of the main symptoms of a heart attack is breaking out in a cold sweat. Chinese medicine also believes that the Heart “houses the mind”. This may be a difficult concept to grasp, but according to Chinese medicine, the health of the Heart energy has a lot to do with our mental activity – even consciousness. Actually it is not a very difficult concept to understand. When we are emotionally hurt by someone, we say “you broke my heart”. As all we know, emotional and mental activities are governed by brain; however, sometimes we feel it physically on our hearts. The Heart governs our ability to sleep soundly, think clearly and have a good memory. A healthy Heart plays a big role in our emotional health and our ability to have meaningful relationships. When the Heart energy is weak and Blood is deficient, we may suffer from anxiety, insomnia, forgetfulness, inability to concentrate, and in extreme cases manic behaviour or coma. The health of the Heart is reflected on the facial complexion. When the Heart is strong, the complexion is rosy. When the Heart Blood is deficient, the complexion is pale. When the Heart Blood becomes stagnated, the complexion has a purple cast. When the Heart has too much heat, the complexion will be too red. Heat in the Heart can be caused by chronic stress, emotional trauma or excessive grief and worry. In Chinese medicine, each of the organs is said to “open to an orifice”. The Heart is said to open to the tongue. Although, the state of all of the organs is reflected on the tongue, the Heart therefore has a particularly strong
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connection. Heart health is specifically reflected on the tip of the tongue, but the Heart governs the color, shape and overall appearance of the tongue in general. Pathology of the Heart is clearly reflected on the tongue. I see this every day in my clinic. A red tip indicates heat in the Heart and almost always is associated with restless sleep. Sometimes heat in the Heart will lead to tongue ulcers. Tongue tips that are pointed, curled up or under, are indented or have protrusions all indicate a Heart imbalance. Because of the close affinity of the Heart to the tongue, the Heart controls the sense of taste. The condition of the Heart also effects speech. When the Heart is out of balance, a person may talk fast or laugh inappropriately. More serious Heart disharmonies may manifest in stuttering or aphasia. The Heart is related to the emotion of joy. Excessive joy or excitement (like winning the lottery) can injure Heart Qi. Chinese medicine believes that the Heart is connected to the uterus and plays a crucial role in triggering ovulation. The Heart, a yin organ, is paired with the Small Intestine, a yang organ. Heat in the Heart can be transmitted to the Small Intestine, and because if the Small Intestine’s connection with the Bladder, this may lead to painful, bloody urinary symptoms. In five element theory, the Heart corresponds to the element of fire. The Heart is associated with the color red and the summer season. Ironically, though, the Heart dislikes heat and is susceptible to being invaded by exterior heat – symptomatically equivalent to heatstroke. Acupuncture and herbal formulas have been used for thousands of years to tonify the Heart and Blood to prevent and treat a Heart imbalance. Steve Eun Kyu Ryu, L.Ac. is a licensed acupuncturist (NY) and certified herbalist at New Life Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Center in Ottawa. He is affiliated with Ottawa Fertility Centre and Riverside Acupuncture & Wellness Centre for infertility treatment. For further information or to make an appointment call 613-863-6906 or visit website www.freewebs.com/newlifeacu or www.acupunctureottawa. com
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Resolution or Resolve For 2011?
ather than come up with a list of New Years Resolutions, this year I decided to follow in the footsteps of many of my peers and choose a one-word theme for the upcoming year. To wrap up 2010 I set aside some time off (two weeks actually!! – My husband was shocked and proud ;). There were many reasons for this decision but one of them was to allow me time to focus my energies on what I wanted to create for myself in the upcoming year… I have developed a real lovely looking graphic to encapsulate my goals and dreams. I am VERY excited about the energy of the New Year – I believe that 2011 will bring some amazing progress, shifts and changes for all of us. So… my one-word theme for 2011 is EASE. Initially I thought it was going to be ALIGNMENT but, although I kept speaking it… it did not fully resonate for me. The theme of ease feels empowering, exciting and allowing of a smooth path. Some definitions of Ease:(noun) • the state of being comfortable. • relief from discomfort or obligation. • effortlessness. (verb) • to free from something that pains, disquiets or burdens. • to make less difficult. • to lessen pressure or tension. • to give freedom or relief. With a theme of ease – I will allow myself to have a lot more fun as I allow all of the good things to come to me. This does not mean that I will bury my head in the sand when there are problems or challenges to be experienced – BUT – it is possible to move through any hardship with grace and EASE. In closing, I’d like to share a quote from the Abraham-Hicks body of work… “Let your dominant intent be to feel good which means be playful, have fun, laugh often, look for reasons to appreciate and practice the art of appreciation. And as you practice it, the Universe, who has been watching you practice, will give you constant opportunities to express it. So that your life just gets better and better and better.” How does this sit with you? If you could pick a one-word theme for your New Year – what would it be? Moira Hutchison is a Life Coach, Hypnotherapist, Holistic Practitioner and Light Worker dedicated to helping you find complete EASE and wellbeing in your life. Appointments can be booked in Ottawa and Burnstown. Telephone 613.432.1239 www.WellnessWithMoira.com
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Choose Peace and Choose Peace Again the StoneBeings Invite Us and Remind Us… by Mitsi Rose Cardinal
t may seem out-of-the-box, that stones talk, that stones share anything else than their stillness. But when we go to our heart and listen from that place, we feel and know that indeed stones are alive! They have so much wisdom to share… all it takes for us humans to access this wisdom is to listen. All of the Mineral Kingdom, just like all of the Plant and Animal Kingdoms, know and live Union. They are in fact a great model for us humans who have chosen to experience separation, and who often play with the sweet danger of focusing on separation so much that we forget our Union with all of life. A group of the tallest and biggest Sacred Shiva Lingam Stones, formed with minerals in the rapid rolling current of the Narmada River in India, have spoken out a sacred invitation to us all humans. Together, to stand, be, anchor, and choose Peace as an ongoing practice that profoundly and efficiently support us in remembering and living Union. From the Shiva Lingams’ invitation, the Peace Across the Planet project was initiated in 2008 by Marilyn and Tohmas Twintreess, www.peaceacrosstheplanet.org. There are now more than a dozen of these wondrous StoneBeings, standing in both USA and Canada, and most recently, in the UK too! Choosing peace is a practice. It is a practice that allows a deep process of healing, of the integration of our experience of separation into Union. The Shiva Lingams’ invitation to gather as community focusing on peace, offers us the support to continue, to build and grow stronger in our commitment of peace, love and healing. Choosing peace will bring each and everyone of us to look within, at those places inside that resist peace. That is the magic! With the awareness of those places, immediately comes our response-ability to bring our peace to them, and invite them to integrate in love. With this ongoing process, each human choosing peace evolves and radiates peace with all beings on this beautiful planet. More and more humans are speaking up and sharing wondrous stories and experiences of how choosing peace, healing our own heart, impacts the world in ways that we may not yet completely understand with our minds. But our heart knows. Our heart knows that choosing peace is stronger than choices of violence. In fact, within their Spirit Listening practice, Marilyn and Tohmas Twintreess share that ‘one person choosing love is more powerful than 200,000 humans choosing fear and violence’. I invite you to consider this, and consider your choices, and then, consider making the conscious choice for peace and love, again and again. Below, please find the Words of the Shiva Lingams, as support for your journey in Peace.
Hold my heart to yours. Breathe. Let go of struggle. Listen. I know the heart of you. You are listening and breathing my heart. We are intertwined perfectly. Together we root into the precious center of the Earth Mother from our center. Our center is peace. It has always been so and always will be. That is crystal clear in and around my heart. Around your heart you are still healing you are still evolving. If you cannot clearly touch the peace of your center, hold my heart to yours. Breathe. Let go of struggle. Find the clarity. Give it your precious gratitude and your own words. The entire world is listening. All of the Kingdoms of the Earth smile. They support this. They hold their hearts next to yours honoring your center your piece your peace Our peace Peace Across the Planet ©Copyright by Twintreess See related ad in this month’s issue for information on upcoming Shiva Lingam Peace ceremonies.
Career Development through Astrology
strology is not only a horoscope that you read in the paper every day. It is a lot more that you think of. Have you experienced it? I have been observing the energies of the planets in my life since 1988. Our astrology chart is the road map of your soul evolution at birth and soul growth for this life. Before birth, you chose the location of the planets for you maximum growth and evolution of your soul in your journey on this planet. Are you unhappy in your career growth? Have you look at your natal chart? Looking at your natal chart gives you a good description of the true person you are. It also suggests, through your career house (10th house) and work house (6th house) career possibilities for you. What about the money house? For example, in my natal chart, I have Neptune in Libra in my career house and the moon in Taurus in my work house. Neptune can mean that I will work at the spiritual level or on the negative side, it can mean being confused about my career choices. The Moon in the 6th house means lot of changes. And I did change often. In my solar return for this year, I have many planets such as Jupiter (the planet of expansion), Uranus (sudden changes), the Earth (luck). In my 6th house, I have the moon (changes) and Pluto (transformation). So, this is a very interesting for me. I am planning to start my business on the web through my website Women Working Soulfully, create products, tele-classes, and workshops. Are the energies of the planets pushing me in starting my own business that fulfills my soul growth? If I am attentive to the coming months’ events, I will see transformation in my work and career. Knowing it ahead of time is so much less stressful and so powerful. I am starting a first workshop, “Building a business that fulfills your soul purpose” at the James Wellness Centre on Saturday, Feb. 19th. Will this be the start of a new way of fulfilling my passion to support women to have a career or business that fulfills their soul purpose. If you are interested, please call me for the special rate ends January 30th. Eva Jeannine Meloche is a Certified Career and Soul Purpose Coach, Astrologer, and Past Life Regression Therapist. If you desire to know your growth patterns in your soul journey, she does consultation for natal, solar return, soul purpose, career, and relationship charts. You can call her at 613-668-3865
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www.SpiritualFrontier s . c a PLEASE NOTE: SFC is giving away three, free books to each person attending the February talk and Special Event Thursday; February 3 (7:15 - 9 pm) Talk: Love, Sex & Enjoying People: Mirroring the Divine - Patricia Wall Discover how challenges in your love life and friendships mirror subconscious issues with Divinity. Get ready to release these hidden issues to bring joy in both your personal and spiritual relationships. Ottawa Citizen Building, 1101 Baxter Rd (Contributions welcome) Saturday, February 19, (1 - 5 pm) Workshop: Love, Sex & Enjoying People: Breaking the Limits - Patricia Wall Deeply hidden issues affect your sex drive, project subliminal signals to people around you, and dramatically affect your relationships. Whether your interest is a better sex life, or a happier relationship, or stronger connection to the Divine, you can discover new insights and tools to achieve your goals Hintonburg Community Center, 1064 Wellington St ($20. fee) Thursday, March 3 (7:15 - 9 pm) Talk: Introduction to Alignment With Ease - Moira Hutchinson - CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp. Learn to tap into the wisdom of ALL of your bodies. True healing of self occurs when there is alignment, understanding and synthesis on an emotional, spiritual, physical and mental basis. This will be an interactive introduction to the workshop entitled “Alignment With Ease”. Ottawa Citizen Building, 1101 Baxter Rd (Contributions welcome) Saturday, March 19, (1 - 5 pm) Workshop: Alignment With Ease Moira Hutchinson - CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp. 'Alignment With Ease' is a system which allows you to develop healing strategies for yourself. In this workshop, you will experience tools, tips and strategies which will not only develop and fine tune your felt sense of YOU but will prepare you to take charge of your own personal development and healing process. Tuning into all facets of your being is a powerful and effective way to tap into not only your core purpose, but your own personalized guidance system which can steer you through any perceived challenges and strife you may experience. At the end of the workshop, participants should be able to: • Have formulated their own person accountability statement and declaration with at least three steps outlined to get moving on this. • Recognize where they are on their own healing journey and how to recognize where to go next. • Write their own affirmations that speak directly to them – based on what it is that they need to hear… this is a process they will learn how to keep working with on an ongoing basis. Hintonburg Community Center, 1064 Wellington Street ($20. fee) There is a new Presentation Form available at the talks and workshops should you want to present at Spiritual Frontiers Canada in the new year. Please come and have a chat, chew over issues, digest new ideas. All are welcome. Join us at the restaurant after the talk or workshop. Invite your friends. For volunteering please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Love, Sex & Enjoying People: Breaking the Limits
by Patricia Wall hat do you believe about love and sex? Is it different than what you are living? Does your head get in the way of having wild, passionate sex? Do wariness, frustration or resentment poison your relationship to mediocrity – or block you finding your true mate? I’ve helped many people find the right person – a process that is completely self-involved. It requires discovering the patterns and blocks that are interfering with that right person being in your life and removing them. It’s fascinating how easy it becomes to connect with someone when you get your hidden, subconscious blocks out of your way. Without those nasty blocks, you become a magnet for a better relationship. Sometimes that right person is already in your life, but your relationship has been bogged down with routine, stresses, and old wounds. Lesson One for revitalizing pattern imprinted in her childhood: her experience of men the love in your life: you cannot let go by deciding to was emotional vacuum, lack of companionship, caring let go. It’s not enough. When someone has hurt you, and support. That’s exactly what she got. Once it cleared whether with neglect or words or actions, it requires a in the subconscious, everything changed. healing process in the subconscious to truly break free of A single man despairs because every relationship the programs created by that pain and allow real love to founders after a long investment of time and emotion, be reborn in the relationship. Don’t wait until you become before true commitment can occur. Although he grew bitter and just want out. Real change is possible if you’re up in a ‘normal’ family, on closer examination there was willing to look deeper inside than the thoughts running no visible evidence of emotional or physical intimacy through your head. between his parents. They were roommates. His Don’t settle. Don’t settle for a love life lacking in true imprinting was that couples are distant, so the distance intimacy, passion and joy. gets recreated in his life. Over and over, until he’s ready Breaking limits is easier than you think, because it to quit trying. Many people quit trying because these doesn’t happen where you think. It does take courage experiences are so painful. He can remove the imprinting to discover what is going on under your thoughts that that requires distance to allow real intimacy – and much sabotages what you want. better sex. A married woman complained One of the most disturbing facets of loneliness because her husband of subconscious programming is that shared his time between long work the partner/spouse relationship will hours and football on television. Her mirror your imprinting about God. father was an alcoholic so she’d made Breakthrough in Energy Healing Remember, it doesn’t matter what you sure her husband didn’t drink, only In Ottawa Area serving Eastern Ontario think – this stuff is way below that. and Western Quebec: to find she was having a roommate Clearing those old, deep patterns really instead of a lover. Patterns in the Aileen McKenna: blows the lid off relationships. Think subconscious are tricky, because Certified Quantum-Touch® Practitioner about when you were eight years old. they recreate the emotional dynamic Certified Quantum-Touch® Instructor What are the chances you were rather than the circumstances. You Associate Polarity Practitioner taught that God likes who you are? can be sure that her alcoholic father Certified Aromatherapist Check out Osloda.com for wasn’t there for her emotionally, not Aileen’s Oasis information on a talk and workshop on providing companionship, caring or 613-228-2272 this topic through Spiritual Frontiers support. It’s that emotional dynamic 613-795-3751 Canada the subconscious projects to tell email@example.com people how to behave towards her. www.aileensoasis.com Therefore, her subconscious would www.quantumtouch.com project to her husband to recreate that
Romance Yourself Are you ready to love and embrace all of you? Then romance yourself and life will romance you in return.
he Beatles song, “All you need is love” is indeed true. All we need is love, but that love has to start with loving ourselves totally. The Golden Rule of unconditional love and extreme self care is “Do unto yourself as you would have others do unto you.” This creates a whole new perspective, doesn’t it? Here are some suggestions on how to do this. Accept yourself – It’s only through total acceptance of self without judgement that you can accept another. If we accept ourselves completely, then we won’t beat ourselves up when we don’t meet our expectations. When we don’t see fault in ourselves we won’t see it in others either. Be your best cheerleader – Enjoy the journey. Celebrate every success, no matter how small. Give to yourself - Spend time with yourself and do what you love to do. We’re often told that we need to take other’s needs into account before we take time for ourselves. So we give and give and give until we’re empty and then there’s no time left for us. The result is we feel resentful. Be kind to yourself - Tell yourself frequently how much you love and adore you. Say, “I am the best” or “I’m pleased with myself”. This builds intimacy. If we don’t love ourselves we won’t take full responsibility for our lives. If we’re unhealthy, angry, stressed and depressed other people will not want to be around us. If we don’t care for ourselves how can we care for and serve others? Call yourself on your bullshit - Call a spade a spade without criticizing yourself. Don’t play victim and don’t hide. Accept full responsibility for your actions. Acknowledge your weaknesses, resolve to address them and then do it. Forgive yourself – Ask yourself for forgiveness each time you make a mistake. Then grant it. God does, so why can’t you? Don’t replay the movie over and over in your head. Let it go and forget about it.
Romance yourself - Fall in love with yourself, all of you. If you aren’t good at loving yourself, it will be almost impossible for you to love someone else. This love is selfless not selfish. So be in your heart and not your head. Love is the energy that flows through our hearts, connects us to ourselves, to each other, and to our universal Source. Your essence is love. So let it in and you will let God in. I can hear you saying, this sounds wonderful but I feel stressed just thinking about doing all this. It’s such a tall order. Well I’m here to tell you about a novel way that you can support yourself so these changes can be made with ease and with joy. Neuroscience has made significant advances in identifying numerous abnormalities in key cellular biochemical systems. Among these is the antioxidant defense system and redox signaling. Our cells are threatened and become damaged by stress, sunlight, radiation, toxins, negative thoughts and emotions, endotoxins, burns, chemicals, viruses, fungus, and bacteria. When this happens our antioxidant defense system and our redox signals may become overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude of the problem. Oxidative stress that cannot be effectively countered results. This will affect your mood, you may become depressed, have sleep issues, develop chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia, your anxiety levels rise, and your oxytocin levels decline. As
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Art as a Magical Journey into Tones and Shadows by Rosemary Tayler For years I had driven by the storefront Art Class/Studio at 500 Gladstone Street, thinking “One day I will drop in and ask about art classes.” Finally, in 2008, I took the plunge, walked in the door and never looked back. Bob Grant has been teaching art classes since 1990. He taught for two years in Los Angeles, where for several years he made his living as a painter. When his two daughters were born there, he decided to return to Ottawa, where his father and two sisters lived, and raise his children here. During that first year back, people who had seen his art kept calling up wanting to learn how to paint the way he did. With $80 in his pocket and two months’ free rent for a small studio, he made wooden benches, which are still used today, bought easels, lights and art supplies and started teaching. “When you teach others, you learn yourself,” says Bob humbly. The unique advantage about Bob’s classes is that everyone progresses at their own speed and in their own time. “It’s not like other classes, where, if you miss a week or two, there is so much to catch up on, you’re swamped,” commented one student. Each person starts off learning basic drawing skills, which are used constantly throughout all the other sessions. From there, one moves on to becoming familiar with tones and shadows, using charcoal made from willow tree branches. All supplies are of professional quality, which makes the learning easier. Learning to differentiate in life is essential. Somehow this learning to differentiate tones and shadows using charcoal sharpen’s one’s perceptions at all levels. One then progresses to becoming comfortable with tones and shadows by mixing one dark and one light oil paint. Moving oils over canvas to creates shades, shapes and light and dark areas is a challenge in itself.
Everything is in the moment. The oils are alive as it were and one uses all the previously learned techniques to work that oil to acheive a finished piece. The neat thing about oil painting is that oil is such a forgiving media; one can make changes all the way along and fine tune until the piece is complete. Finally, one learns the theory and application of using colour on canvas. Bob has written his own instructions booklets for each of these aspects: drawing, tones and working with colours. This step-by-step approach is purposeful and achievable. I’m amazed at the feeling of confidence and satisfaction it has given me; not only in my art, but also in other areas of my life. In the summer, he offers En Plein Air classes outside and from time to time he arranges a live model to be a focus for his life drawing classes. “I think everyone should paint outside. That’s where the magic is, painting from real life,” he says.
Bob Grant’s Amazing Art Show The Green Door Restaurant 198 Main Street, Ottawa
February 6 - March 5, 2011
With over 30 years in fine arts, Bob Grant is Ottawa’s well-known outdoor artist
Vernissage February 12 2:00pm - 6:00pm
What’s Weighing on You? Access Consciousness
magine every judgment you have of your body carries a certain amount of weight. You can literally weigh yourself down with the judgments you pile on every time you step on a scale, look in a mirror or catch your reflection in passing. If you’re not gleefully acknowledging your body and thanking it for all the things it does for you, chances are you are feeding it a never-ending buffet of complaints, disappointments and judgments. If you have ever been on a diet, you already know that most of them focus on what you have to give up or leave out in order to achieve your weight loss goals. What if you gave up judging you? What type of changes could occur if you are grateful for the body you currently have? It may be that you’re so used to judging your body that you don’t even know when you’re doing it. So make a twist on a popular diet—instead of keeping a food diary where you write down everything that you put in your mouth, take notice when you hear a criticism that comes out of your mouth. Even if you don’t say it out loud, negative thoughts and judgments can still weigh you down. Chances are, you’re unaware of just how often and how severe your projections have been. They are the white noise of your daily life and if you can acknowledge it, you can let it go. Any time you catch yourself; apologize to your body and promise to do better next time. Be kind to you and your body. A friend of mine suggested a way to get out of the habit of communicating negatively with our bodies is to begin each day with a question. Before you get out of bed ask, “How are you today, body?” Then simply hold your face in your hands for about two minutes and feel the connection you can generate between your body and you. Your body loves you to acknowledge it. If you are willing to gently be with it, a wonderful expansion can be created for the rest of the day. How can I know if this will work for me? Did this information make you feel heavy or light? If it makes you feel lighter it’s true for you and if it makes you feel heavy, it’s a lie. Judgments and lies can make us heavy. What would it take to let go of all the judgments and lies we have locked in our body? If you would like to learn more tools that can assist you in your weight loss efforts, visit www. accessconsciousness.ca and come to the Access Consciousness introductory talk on “How Not To Take On Other People’s Energy” February 24 at 7:30 pm in Ottawa. See advertisement this page.
How Not To Take On Other People’s Energy An Inspirational Talk with Juna Guetter and Sabine Hildebrandt
Have you ever found yourself excited to start a new day and by lights out you felt like you were run over by a truck? You might be taking on other people’s energy and not even know it. How can you be with other people without losing you? With humour, stories and practical tools, we will share information like you’ve never heard before about how not to take on other people’s energy!
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uring the last year I have had the opportunity to attend many drum circles and a few workshops in Ottawa. The benefits I noticed had a tremendous positive impact on my life and range from active listening, better appreciating musical skill and creativity, to feeling of belonging and unity with fellow group members while playing together. Another benefit I became aware of was my ability to focus and concentrate much better. My physical strength has improved and I now walk with more self-esteem and self confidence in my life. I enjoy drumming very much and feel energized yet at the same time relaxed and calm after the rhythmic experience. After a hectic and stressful day at work I can not think of anything I would much rather do than go to my drumming circle that evening, there I can reconnect with my body and let go of any stress being held on to. Following some research I found out that one of the most powerful aspects of drumming and reason that most cultures have integrated drumming rituals is that it heightens people’s consciousness. Through the rhythmic repetition of sound the body, mind and nervous system are energized and transformed. Research has shown that rhythmic music making is one of the most effective ways to induce brainwave synchronization. Musical comprehension is a joint function of left and right brain and this rhythmic sound can drive the brainwaves into alpha or theta states where it can alter the brain-wave pattern. Traditional drumming appears to be an efficient technique for entraining the right and left brain together which often leads to emotional and physical healing experiences. When I drum in a circle with others I am learning to listen better, I pay attention to what the group is creating and am aware of my place in it. It can be quite an inspirational encounter and often a group synergy is created that transcends me as an individual. Sometimes after the rhythm has ended a deep peaceful silence will be with us; it feels like the drumming has touched something deep and sacred within us, we just sit and absorb that for a while. It is difficult to describe - you just have to experience it personally. I see the smiles and glows on people’s faces leaving at the end of the night after a community drumming event and these images are in my memory. I would like to invite you to come on out and experience for
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yourself the “Magic of Drumming”. Please join us for a fun and exciting 3 hour drumming workshop with Jody of the Rythym Room which will include: • learn basic hand techniques and rhythm patterns • experience group compositions with a variety of percussion instruments and drums • explore fun team building games • experience a variety of percussion instruments including rattles, shakers and a pow- wow drum • hand out material will be supplied to take home for practising Djembe drums will be supplied during the workshop, please RSVP to reserve your spot. No drumming experience is necessary. To register please contact Maike@ 613 614-1611 or email email@example.com For more information please visit www.learntoplaydrums.ca The workshop will take place on Saturday, 12th Feb. 2011 from 12:30 pm till 3:30pm at the Masonic Temple, 430 Churchill Ave (@ Byron)
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Insecurity and the Black Swan
he psychological demands for a dancer have long been known as tough. Student dancers are reminded of rules, discipline, sacrifices and loyalty to their craft. Being psychologically strong is as important as being physically and spiritually strong in order to maintain and advance the level of performance required to compete in this three dimensional art form. Psychologically, the dancer needs equal measures of stamina, endurance, empathy, determination, sensitivity and steel. Everyone comes to the ballet to see the highly technical execution of difficult steps performed with rhythmic musicality and razor sharp clarity. No one comes to see the dancer behind the swan: that would be the bunioned toes, sore muscles, fatigue, and various insecurities that contribute to the interpretation of the roles and the business as a whole. Perhaps this is why it is called staging a ballet. People come to be entertained and the dancer is adorned with point shoes, tutu, false eyelashes and feathers. It appears that the role of both the white and black swan have always been danced by the same ballerina since the ballet’s debut in 1877. The polar opposite roles require diversity and strength. Veronica Tennant quoted in the December 2010 McLean’s article (One Nut-Cracked Ballerina) tells us that the role is so demanding that it is never danced by only one dancer alone over a season. I think it is ironic that a dancer needs to be vulnerable to be a good expressive performer and yet needs to hide it to be acclaimed. My son is studying painting and tells me that when the canvass hangs in the gallery no one knows of the amount of insecurity hanging on the wall or how he thinks “ouch, I so dislike that piece” or “that could have been done differently or better.” I tell him that is because the public doesn’t come to see the insecurity; they come to see the piece. They come to see its interpretation or illumination of something through his eyes and to be entertained through its revelation. His private angst is for the backstage wings where all good insecurities should remain because they are taboo. The new Black Swan movie makes this taboo front and center as a psychological thriller. I’m not sure if it is thrilling or within reasonable limits just normal. Counter punctually, the King’s Speech makes a whole show out of vulnerability and insecurity. Colin Firth will probably get an Oscar for it. In this movie the whole nation rallies behind his speech defect, as it is termed, to encourage him. He is portrayed as a sensitive, struggling character whose anger is his coping mechanism and his cursing a
productive outlet for it. In this case the entertaining royal family is more sympathetic because of the insecurity. Sir Winston Churchill normalizes it beautifully by saying that he also had a speech impediment and used it to his advantage. In short insecurity and creativity go hand in hand. Birth is a difficult thing with pains and second guesses and hoping it will all turn out all right. Ultimately you go with your best effort day in and out and hope the public sees the sensitivity behind the veil, appreciates it and is still entertained. Perhaps this is why the performer and the artist are such sought after characters because they remain somewhat of a mystery to us. Then again, perhaps it is because through their insecurities we see and accept our own. Anna Green is a Master teaching Reiki, Yoga and other Healing Arts in Ottawa and the surrounding areas. She holds a BA in Human Relations & Spirituality, an MA Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, and is currently studying an MA in Counselling and Spirituality at Saint Paul University. You can check out her website at www.spiritwell.ca.
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Compassion in World Farming
am writing to share a commitment I made for 2011 with a readership inclined for the gentler ways of being... It’s my commitment to promote, not only privately support, the wellbeing of farm animals. This commitment did not pop up yesterday; it has been quietly brewing for almost all my life. Growing up, I believed that kindness towards all beings, including pebbles, trees, pets and flowers, was our duty. I truly believed that everything had feelings and remember how as a child I never kicked a stone lest it hurts. Also, contrary to other kids I never teased the cat. Psychologists use the term ‘’animism’’ to refer to children’s ascribing sentiments and thoughts to (inanimate) things. While most adults ‘’outgrow’’ this way of thinking, I never did. I still belief that all beings, in many different ways - are sentient beings. While an undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa, I saw a documentary that planted the first seed for my commitment today, two decades later! It was on farmed chicken; heart wrenching the degree of cruelty those creatures were subjected to! Forced to stay awake all night (the light was kept on 24 hours) to eat and grow faster or to lay more eggs, crammed in unsanitary overcrowded sickening cages. As a student, my focus was my studies. But I did what I could; started buying only organic eggs from local farmers. The images from that documentary never faded in my memory. I have been expressing my commitment to ‘’gentleness’’ towards all beings in small ways that probably don’t make much difference. For example, I stopped eating lobster years ago when I learnt how it was cooked: dumped alive into boiling water… Not to mention their miserable lives crammed and immobilized in tanks before they’re giving the hellish treatment. (Who has any appetite left after knowing that?) Towards the end of 2010, my personal commitment to respect for human dignity was ready to take on new dimensions…A novel I read between Christmas and the New Year spurred within me that last needed jolt for a shift to happen. The novel was based on a real story that took place in the mid eighteen hundreds in Northern India in a very wealthy kingdom. People cared so much about the quality of their food that the wellbeing of the animals they ate became of paramount importance. Birds were fed pineapple, other fruits and good quality grain to produce sweet tasting meat! How shockingly different this way of treating animals from the ways factory farmed animals are!
On the evening of the 28th of January 2010, I conducted a search and found an organization whose mandate fits exactly with what I had in mind: Promoting the wellbeing of farm animals. It is called Compassion in World Farming. It was founded in 1967 by a British farmer who became horrified by the development of modern, intensive factory farming. Today Compassion in World Farming campaign peacefully and in a very focused way, to end all cruel factory farming practices. I declared my commitment to three individuals: My brother, and two friends. My brother said: ‘’millions in the world don’t have enough to eat and you worry about chicken?’’ The response of my two friends was fortunately more encouraging. To my brother’s unenthusiastic reaction one of the friends said: Maybe if we managed farming more humanely more local farmers would thrive and less people will go hungry. Good point! As far as I am concerned, if more humane farming means less meat, less eggs and less chicken, all the merrier. Although I am not a vegetarian, I would gladly reduce these foods from my diet and so could millions. I don’t mean to idealize an era or an epoch or a group but can’t help but being moved by practices that show our humanity when treating other beings. Thanking the animal we’re about to slaughter or hunt, hunting only for food (not sport!!!) and giving animals decent homes. Ghandy and other sages said that the way we treat animals and other vulnerable beings tells a lot about who are. I believe it’s never too late to show our humanity. Please email or phone me if you wish to share your thoughts on this question. Please note I’m not selling any services or products. This is simply to give back and contribute! Sincerely, Aïda Warah, Ottawa 613 7221271, email@example.com
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Poltergeists and Terms, as Marc Jade Sees It!
n my own definition, a poltergeist is a spiritual energy that has been trapped between the main dimensions far too long. Surprisingly some poltergeists can actually cross over with some help while others lurk between the earthbound and crossed over dimensions for a very long time. People immediately make the assumption that poltergeists are evil when quite frankly, amongst other things, without the negative we wouldn’t have the positive. Terms are important to me as well. I wouldn’t call my grandfather a ghost, as the word “ghost” has been associated with “bad spirits”. It is safe to say some people’s fears are attributed to the word itself when an unknown identity or energy occurs around them. As a working medium, I do not remember ever saying “There’s a ghost here”, I always refer to them as a “spirit” even though he or she is unknown to me, it is simply because I see unknown people all the time. Remembering my grandfather as a kind man who loved his family deeply, therefore he is an angelic figure to me. Often saying his “spirit is with us”, to the contrary if his spirit were to appear somewhere where he was not known, he would automatically be referred to as a “ghost”. The soul and the spirit are one in the same for me. The spirit is the “being” (carrying the memory of its physical self) while the soul is the energy (which isn’t physical) both combined creates the earthbound spirit. Returning to the poltergeist, the soul would be long gone leaving the spirit confused and trapped between the dimensions. If the soul and the spirit aren’t side by side, it makes it difficult to understand when separated how can one explain to the other where it’s been and why they are still around. Whereas “still around” would debunk the word “timing” because there is no time frame in the spiritual dimensions it is unknown how long they were going on for in the first place. Therefore, if the spirit cannot understand how long he or she has been around, it would make crossing over almost impossible unless they were given guidance to do so. On the rare occasion you may have a poltergeist attached to you or your property. If you collect antiques, please understand there can be consequences. For example, an item you possess that was involved with a violent past could possibly have a poltergeist attached to it or to yourself if it is believed you are a generally weak individual . Poltergeists prey on weak vulnerable people, they consider them easy targets. This energy feeds off of your energy to regain theirs. The hauntings vary as they can be triggered during the day or at night usually after two in the morning (this
timeframe having the strongest energy). Nearly everyone who has had these experiences will wake up in the middle of the night feeling trapped in their bed as if someone was on top of them pushing them further into the bed. A few may experience smelling rotten eggs around the house, or burning. Incidentally these odors can come from something totally different, therefore please don’t associate all these odors with poltergeist. Further signs of poltergeists can be belongings being misplaced around the house or to the extreme of objects being flown across the room or even being levitated. Visions of black shadows (yet again, please don’t associate all shadows as a poltergeist, it could be a family member visiting), feeling ill all the time, hearing deep mumbling with the rarity of the mumblings becoming a chant making you the victim and slave throughout the haunting. Hair raising as this article is, it is the most chilling one I have ever written so far. I choose to surround myself with the positive but there is always a negative side to things. As for the spirit world, poltergeists own their title quite well even though they are not all negative. I have seen a few poltergeists in my lifetime. Fortunately enough, none of them have had the opportunity to haunt me because I was too strong. They found me boring and would leave. From weak to strong, if the poltergeist chants repetitively, you can get rid of them temporarily by attempting to repeat what he or she is saying. At first it will anger them, a few have even woke up the next morning with scratches to their body, but at some point the poltergeist will leave for the reason that the chant which was used for their victim has back fired. This doesn’t mean the poltergeist has left for good. There is a process to be followed before your house is totally clear. Burning white sage and bringing it to every section of the house starting with the basement and working your way up going clockwise on each floor and in each room. Whatever antique you believe could have triggered this haunting must go. Changing the energy in the house will be the key. Move your furniture around, filling all the corners with potted plants, a television or a light stand, just a few suggestions. Place small crystals on the window ledges and opening the windows will allow the energy to circulate positively. Poltergeists are mostly attracted when the rooms energy is dull and depressing. By you changing the energy, poltergeists won’t be a problem for you. Children may also be sought out by poltergeists, but with no harm coming to them. This being a perfect example of how poltergeists are not always negative. Children would see them on a regular basis, befriending the child as well as protecting them and not allowing anyone or anything to hurt them. Thanks for reading. Marc Jade www.mediummarc.com photo by Sonia Recchia
Pine Gate Sangha Ian Prattis
ine Gate is a meditation community practicing Engaged Buddhism in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. It has created an engaged expression for peace, social justice and planetary care, as the community is the nucleus of Friends for Peace. This coalition, with Pine Gate at the core, has created annual events to celebrate peace, social justice and planetary care. Fierce Light in practice. www.ianprattis. com/pinegate.htm At Pine Gate the resident teacher is Dharmacharya Ian Prattis - True Body of Wisdom. Ian is a poet, scholar, peace and environmental activist. As a professor at Carleton University he taught courses on Ecology, Symbols, Globalization and Consciousness – reflected in his 2008 book: Failsafe: Saving The Earth From Ourselves. As an ordained meditation teacher he encourages people to find their true nature so that humanity and the world may be renewed. He has trained with masters in Buddhist, Vedic and Shamanic traditions. The sangha, located in the west end of Ottawa, had very modest beginnings. Inaugurated in 1997 following Ian’s return from teaching meditation in India, early gatherings featured Ian, his wife Carolyn, and their pets – Nikki the dog and Lady the cat. Since then the sangha has grown, and presently has over 250 members on the e-mail list. In the summer of 2001 major renovations took place to the lower level of Ian and Carolyn’s home. A new meditation hall emerged from the dust and knocked down walls - the Pine Gate Meditation Hall - named after Thich Nhat Hanh’s story in the book: The Stone Boy and Other Stories. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh provided a gift of calligraphy, naming The Pine Gate Meditation Hall. This now hangs on the wall for all to see. The new meditation hall has become a source of sanctuary and refuge for many friends, There are regular meetings for meditation and study every Thursday evening from 7.00pm – 9.00pm. Duong Sinh - Bamboo Stick Qi-gong classes, known as the Life
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340 Gladstone Ave. 613.234.7974 ottawayoga.com Sadhana Madonna Flow Party with Natalie Holst Friday, February 4th from 7:30-9pm Get into your groove and celebrate with a playful Ashtanga-based yoga class to the music of Madonna (yes, THE Madonna). Music arrangement by MixMaster Mike, (aka. Mike Block). Cost: Drop-In or Class Card Fee Mother & Daughter Yoga with Jamine & Remi Saturday, February 5th 11am-12:30pm Join 12-year old Remi and her mom, Jamine, for an hour and a half of yoga especially for mothers and daughters. We will do poses as a group and some as pairs. Come ready to stretch and have some fun! Open to mothers and daughters of all ages, especially daughters ages 8-16. $15+gst a pair per session $5 per additional person. Gong Immersion for Blissful Relaxation Sunday, February 6th from 4:30-6pm The sound of the gong leads the participants into a state of deep relaxation, healing, blissful consciousness and subtle connection of body, mind, and soul. Cost: Drop-in fee or class card. Sadhana Sunday, February 6th 5:00-7:00am Please join us for an early morning one-hour practice of yoga, followed by one hour of chanting and meditation. Please note Sadhana is for students who have practiced at least five Kundalini classes. Arrive by 4:45am for Japji – doors are locked at 5:15am. Family Yoga with Viviane Ouellette Sunday, February 6th 11am-12:00pm Enjoy a creative, interactive blend of yoga poses, meditation, relaxation and games. This class is for children ages 4 to 8 and their parents. Cost: $15 for one parent and two children, $5 for additional family members. Laughter Yoga with Sophie Terrasse Friday, February 11th from 7:45-9:15pm Tickle your funny bones, release stress and get a taste of “Laughter for no reason” with this fun, relaxing and rejuvenating workshop – your inner child will take days to settle down... Laughter YogaTM is a new revolution in bodymind medicine, which combines simple laughter exercises and gentle yoga breathing to enhance health and happiness. Cost: $15+hst Kripalu Yoga Dance with Tara Porter Friday, February 11th from 8-9:30 Kripalu Yoga Dance is a unique approach to movement, combining the time-honoured traditions of yoga and dance, in a 90 minute class. Born from Kripalu Yoga, it is meditation in motion as it uses the joy of movement to tone muscles, build flexibility, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. The class begins and ends with a yoga based foundation, with guided and freestyle movement and exploration throughout. Cost: $15+hst
Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: Collection of Lecture Viewings Friday Nights from 7:30-9pm on February11th & 25th Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras contain the aphorisms on practical and philosophical wisdom regarding the practice of Yoga. This course encapsulates the talks by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in 11 videos. Cost: $15+hst drop-in or $120 for the entire 11 talks Kirtan! with the Bhakti Connection Saturday, February 12th from 9:30-11am Join the group for an interactive gathering - creating blissful vibrations with voice and instrumentation to open the heart. All voices welcome, no experience is necessary. Children and babies are encouraged to come! Bring a drum, shaker or other instruments if you play. Donations are accepted for various charities in the community. Muscle Mindfulness with Thomasina Larkin Saturday, February 12th from 4-6pm This workshop takes an in depth look at various muscle groups and how yoga keeps them functioning optimally. The two hours will be divided into segments discussing the different areas and participants will learn yoga poses that target the muscles discussed. $25 In Advance or $30 Day-Of Awaken Your Inner Power with Jasvinder Kaur Sunday, February 13th from 4:30-6:30pm In this 2 hour yoga workshop we will journey through a yoga set (kriya) that activates the navel center. This kriya brings commitment and focus into your life. The set will conclude with a Sacred Gong relaxation and a meditation to refresh your mind & awaken you to your true potential. $25 Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Carl & Denise Sunday, February 13th from 2-4pm Transform your Heart through this Anusarainspired yoga playshop! Open to the gifts of falling in love with your self, as well as, everyone and everything around you in this partner based fun filled event. $25 per person Partner Yoga with Jamine and Karina Ackert Friday, February 18th from 7:30-9pm Yoga for two! Enjoy this fun and interactive class with your partner, friend, workout buddy everyone is welcome to attend! Cost: $30+hst Movie Viewing/Discussion: The Shift Friday, February 18th from 7:30-9pm Join us for an evening of uplifting and thought provoking media and community night! Cost: $5-$10 in Support of Hopewell Eating Disorder Clinic Hot Yoga Posture Clinic with Louise Sattler Saturday, February 19th from 2-6pm Whether you are a regular or have just discovered the hot room, you will benefit from this workshop. Beginner through advanced variations of each posture will be covered so that you can learn to get the most out of your practice. Cost: $65+hst
Introduction to Restorative Yoga with Tara Porter Saturday, February 19th 1-3pm Join Tara Porter for an hour and fifteen minute restorative yoga sequence which will teach you how to incorporate this practice into a home practice; learn several simple breathing techniques to ease mental and emotional strain, as well as guided visualizations/meditations for relaxation. Dress to move with ease and comfort - practical and beneficial for beginners to advanced yogis alike! Cost: $10 in advance or $16 at the door Learn to Meditate with Jamine Ackert Sunday, February 20th from 11am-1pm Meditation is possibly the most important thing you can do to improve the overall quality of your life! If you’re new to meditation or even if you’ve been away from your practice for a while, this workshop will serve as an introduction. Company is stronger than willpower, so come and learn to meditate with a group and then be able to practice on your own! Cost: $25+hst Yin Yoga Posture Clinic with Louise Sattler Sunday, February 20th from 2-6pm This ‘Yin-tensive’ experience will give you the confidence and understanding to take your Yin practice to a deeper level. An interactive exploration of the major Yin Postures and some simple sequences that are useful for helping lower back pain, neck and shoulder tension and immune function. Cost: $65 +hst Birth Movie Viewing, “What Babies Want” with Amanda Porter Sunday, February 20th from 4:30-6pm A groundbreaking documentary by Debby Takikawa on what babies experience before during and after birth, with narration by Noah Wyle. A thought provoking look into what we think we know babies are capable of, and exposing the truth. Great for everyone to see. $5/$7 pair The Power of Self-Healing: Sacred Chanting Circle with Jasvinder Kaur Friday, February 25th from 7:45-9pm The evening will include; opening up with the Adi Mantra, Gentle Kriya/Yoga Set, Relaxation, Healing Meditation and Closing Affirmation. All are Welcome. No experience necessary. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Herbal tea is served after. $15+hst Couples Prenatal Yoga Workshop with Shelley Harrison Saturday, February 26th from 1-3pm Learn how to relax together in preparation for labour, birth, and parenting.Through discussion, gentle postures, breath work, vocal toning, meditation, and massage, couples will learn how to cultivate relaxation, understanding, and enjoyment of pregnancy, labour, and birth. $50 per Pair
Sundays 08:45 am • FALUN DAFA (Falun Gong) - a classical Chinese meditative exercise for people of all ages. Free to learn, free to practice. #226 Simard Building, University of Ottawa. (613)789-0819, email@example.com, www.falundafa.ca 09:00 am • DROP-IN ASTANGA3 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 09:00 am • FAMILY ABSOLUTE BEGINNER YOGA (bring your children) with (Derek/ Angie Kendrick) OrleansYOGAShala 8302224 oys.ca 09:00 am • CHURCH OF PERFECT LIBERTY 999 Arnot Rd.; Rev. Takashi Goto; 225-1850. 09:00 am • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:00 am • HATHA Intermediate at Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:00 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 9:15 am • YIN YOGA Ichih Wang. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 9:15am • ASHTANGA YOGA. Rama Lotus 09:30 am • ASHTANGA YOGA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 9:30 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION. Parkdale United Church (Ladies parlour) 429 Parkdale Ave. (corner Gladstone).Jennifer Payne, 613692-0876 10:00 am • SITTING MEDITATION PRACTICE. Meditation instruction is available Tuesday evenings or on request. All instructors are trained senior students of Ch gyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. Please call 725-9321 for an appointment. There is no charge. 984 Wellington St. near Bayswater. Everyone welcome! 10:00 am • IYENGAR YOGA – Level 1. Glenda Murphy. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 10:30 am • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 10:30 am • MEETING FOR WORSHIP Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) - 91A Fourth Avenue 232-9923 10:30 am • OTTAWA INTERFAITH SPIRITUALIST CHURCH, 430 Churchill Ave. (new location). Healing and Messages. Rev. S. Hill 613-820-8231 10:30 am • UNITY CHURCH OF OTTAWA Celebration Service. 312 Parkdale Ave. N.. Info. 613-723-5852. www.unityottawa.org 11:00 am • HATHA YOGA Tania Frechette. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 11:00 am • DROP-IN ASTANGA1 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 11:00 am • ASHTANGA Yoga (Derek Kendrick) OrleansYOGAShala 11:00 am • HOT YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 11:25 a.m. Holistic Belly Dance (beginner and intermediate) Glebe & Bank 613.265.4048 Divineimagedance.com 11:30 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro
12:00 pm • YOGA FOR TEENS - preregistration. - core-elation.com 12:30 pm • A MOVING EXPERIENCE ‘MindBody-Spirit’ dance workshops 864-HEAL (4325), DancingHeals@cyberus.ca, www.Tipi. byregion.net 12:30 pm • PRENATAL YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 02:00 pm • BEGINNERS TEMPLE DANCING Anjali 745-1368 firstname.lastname@example.org) www. culturalhorizons.ca 02:00 pm • STUDY A COURSE IN MIRACLES Bilingual. Lucille @ 819-777-8437. 02:30 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 02:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 02:30 pm • OTTAWA SPIRITUALIST TEMPLE, C.S.M. Inc. 888 Byron Ave. Service every Sunday. www.iamspirit.org 02:30 pm • SPIRITUALIST’S CHURCH. Rev. R. Nowakowska. Service and Clairvoyance. Unitarian House- Yellow Room, 20 Cleary Ave 02:30 pm • INTRO TO YOGA David Jewitt. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 03:00 pm • PRE_NATAL YOGA with Michelle Schubert OrleansYOGAShala 03:00 pm • RUNNERS YOGA - Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro 04:00 pm • EGYPTIAN BELLYDANCE Professional Coaching at Dance Oasis 04:15 pm • VINYASA FLOW - with meditation. Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 04:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 04:30 pm • HOT FLOW Kate Little. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 05:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION 7 pm in summer. St. Patrick’s Fallowfield, 15 Steeple Hill Cr., Barrhaven, Eva Hegmann 613-5969480 05:00 pm • HARE KRISHNA TEMPLE . Meditation, Yoga and Vegetarian dinner. 212 Somerset St. E. 565-6544. 05:00 pm • GROUP MEDITATION An evening of meditation with music, dinner and video lecture. Free of charge. In Hull. French and English. For info 1-866-433-3833 06:30 pm •HATHA All Levels Rama Lotus 234-7974 06:30 pm • SOMAYOG Rama Lotus 234-7974 06:30 pm • YIN YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 06:30 pm • POWER VINYASA YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:00 pm • A COURSE IN MIRACLES gathering for practice, meditation, prayer, and sharing. For more information, call 613-7260195. 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Blessed Sacrament Parish, 194 Fourth Ave. George Brown 613-614-0539 07:00 pm • SATSANG - RADHA YOGA CENTRE. 617 Cooper st. 613.236-3545.
07:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS classes at Glebe CC. Jill Ogilvie 742-8262. 07:15 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION in Kemptville, Holy Cross Parish, 505 Clothier St. West. Peter Collins 613-258-5720 07:30 pm • BAHA’I PERSPECTIVES For more information Please call 746-5498 07:30 pm • BAHA’I PERSPECTIVES. Vanier - Call Al at 746-5498 07:30 pm • CANADIAN PHILOSOPHERS SOCIETY. Bethamy Cultural Centre, 1803 St. Joseph Blvd., #113, Orleans. 830-6836. 08:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Mysore. Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown
Mondays 05:45 am • POWERFUL WOMAN BOOT CAMP – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 06:15 am • PRE-BOOKED MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 06:30 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 07:00 am • HATHA YOGA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 09:15 am • VINYASA FLOW - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA Sivananda with (Angie.Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 8302224 oys.ca 09:30 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Joseph’s Church, 151 Laurier Ave. East, RoseMarie Morris or George Martin, 613-7300108 09:30 am • BONES FOR LIFE - NEW - program to strengthen bones. Metta Massage and yoga Clinic, 421 Richmond Rd. Ottawa 724-4747. For information call R. Murnaghan 820-2546. 09:30 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 09:30 am • YIN/YANG YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels. Santosha Centretown 10:00am • PRE-SCHOOL YOGA. Rama Lotus 10:15 am • FELDENKRAIS Awareness through movement classes. Rockcliffe Park. Lisa Woolnough. 744-0868. 10:15-11:45 am • WALK & STRETCH. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage. com 11:00 am • POWER yoga with(Julie Lefebvre) at OrleansYOGAShala 11:45 am • POWER YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 12:00 pm • DROP-IN MIXED LEVEL ASTANGA Astanga Yoga Ottawa 12:00 pm • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 12:00 pm • GENTLE LUNCHTIME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com
12-1pm • HATHA FLOW Various Teachers. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:00 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:00 pm • PILATES – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 12:15 pm • ASHTANGA LUNCH – New – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 12:15 to 1pm • HATHA YOGA. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 1:00-2:30 • IYENGAR YOGA Level I. Karin Holtkamp 761-7888 www.iyoga.ca 01:30 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class. Dovercourt Comm. Ctr. Rosa Murnaghan 820-2546. 02:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. John Chrysostom Church, 295 Albert Street, Arnprior, Jean Anderchek 613-832-3436 03:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St Richard’s Church, 7 Rossland Ave, (at Merivale) Marg Dumbrille 613-225-0806 Gayle Ascah 613-226-8161 03:30 pm • HATHA I - JOYYOGA at Blue Crane Studio - 297-8456 03:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 03:30 pm • HATHA - EASY YOGA – New – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 4;00 pm YIN YOGR YOGA (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 4:00pm • YIN YOGA. Rama Lotus 04:15 pm • HATHA hour Sivananda (Angie Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 04:15 pm • HATHA YOGA Loren Crawford. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 04:30 HOTBASICS Ramalotus 04:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Apt. 911, 100 Empress Ave, Yvette Fournier 613230-2618 Cecile Dumouchel 613-234-2562 05:00 pm • DROP-IN ASTANGA2 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 05:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS Classes. Ottawa Hospital 738-8400 x2227. 05:15 pm • HATHA II WITH YIN - JOYYOGA at Blue Crane Studio - 297-8456 05:15 pm • BELLYDANCE CARDIO-FIT with Johara at Dance Oasis 5:30 to 6:30pm • HATHA YOGA. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 05:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION First United Church, 347 Richmond Road Joyce Hardman; 613-729-2647 Cathy Nobleman 613-244-0728 05:30 pm • POWER YOGA. Rama Lotus 2347974 05:30 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:30 pm • HATHA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 2 Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1. Drop in class. Santosha Westboro
05:30 pm • BEGINNERS YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 05:30 pm • Centering Prayer at St Luke’s 5:30 pm 760 Somerset Street West 05:45 pm • VINYASA FLOW - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 05:45 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 1, Donna Forelli. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 05:45 pm • KRIPALU YOGA/MINDFUL YOGA, in Sandy Hill. Call Catherine Matthews 521-5634 or www.mindfulyoga.ca. 05:45 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • HATHA FLOW at Rama Lotus 2347974 5:45 pm • POWER YOGA Leona Alexander. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 5:45-7:15 pm • PRENATAL YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. 421 Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com 06:00 pm • BELLY DANCE Beginner with Johara at Dance Oasis 06:15 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class. Brookfield H.S. Rosa Murnaghan 820-2546. 06:30 pm • HOT FLOW Rama lutus 06:30 pm • BEGINNERS TEMPLE DANCING Anjali 745-1368 email@example.com) www. culturalhorizons.ca 06:30 pm • SELF ESTEEM / FAMILY THERAPY (visitor night), Satir Learning Centre of Ottawa, 3427 Greenbank. Dr. Janet Christie-Seely, 613-823-0366; satirinfo@ satirottawa.ca; www.satirottawa.ca. 06:30 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness through movement classes. R.A. Centre. Lisa Woolnough. 744-0868. 06:45 pm • JOYFUL EXPRESSIVE DANCE Joyful Expressive Dance. Creative dance for healing and relaxation. West End. Julie 2548469 07:00 pm • EGYPTIAN BELLY DANCE Intermediate 2 with Denise Enan @ Dance Oasis 07:00 pm • SELF HELP GROUP FOR SCHIZOPHRENICS Carlington Comm. Ctr. Info 737-7636. 7 pm • GNOSIS, new weekly classes (in English), James Street Wellness Centre, 20 James St., 3rd floor, near Bank, behind James St. Pub. For French classes call 613-299-0029. Contact 613-864-7687 or e-mail: gnosis. firstname.lastname@example.org. 07:00 • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Margaret Mary, 7 Fairbairn St. (at Sunnyside) Flora Benoit 613-789-7138. Joan McGuinness 613-731-4041 7 to 9 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 07:00 pm • LAUGHTER YOGA- THE OTTAWA SUNFLOWER LAUGHTER CLUB Routhier Community Centre, 172 Guigues av, Ottawa - Fees : 5$ Sophie Terrasse, CLYT 842-9771 terrasse@rogers. com
07:00 pm • GROUPE D’ƒTUDE DU LIVRE D’URANTIA, tous les mardi, ouvert ˆ tous, appeler Bernard au 523-3558 07:15 pm • HATHA YOGA (Angie Kendrick) OrleansYOGAShala 07:15 pm • VINYASA FLOW Intermediate Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 07:15 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 07:15 pm • PRE-NATAL Yoga– Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 07:15 pm • HATHA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro 07:15 pm • ADULT CHILDREN ANONYMOUS Brewer Park Complex, 100 Brewer Way (the swimming pool building), near south-east corner of Bronson & Sunnyside. Free Parking. OC Transpo Buses # 4, 7, 117, O-Train (Carleton station). (Inner Peace Group / Courage to Change Group) 07:30 pm • BAHA’I DEVOTIONAL MEETING. Bethamy Cultural Centre, 1803 St. Joseph Blvd., #113, Orleans. 830-6836. 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Matthews Anglican Church (Chapel), 217 First Avenue. Kevin Flynn 613-236-1393 x2427 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. John the Evangelist, 154 Somerset St. W. at Elgin Cynara Desbarats 613-594-5713 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Emmanuel United Church, 961 Smyth Road, Ron Dicks 613-739-1046 07:30 pm • BONES FOR LIFE - NEW - program to strengthen bones. Brookfield H.S. For information call R. Murnaghan 820-2546. 07:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 07:30 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • YIN YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • INTERMEDIATE YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 07:30 pm • ASHANGA Daniel Mendoza. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 7:30-9:00 • IYENGAR YOGA – General class (remove Level 2 designation – all other info same) 7:30-9:00 pm YOGA FOR EVERY BODY. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. 421 Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 07:45 pm • POWER YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 08:00 pm • ADVANCED TEMPLE DANCING Anjali 745-1368 email@example.com) www. culturalhorizons.ca 8:00pm • Rama Lotus. HOT LOGA 08:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Holy Redeemer Church, 44 Rothesay Drive, Kanata, Archie Boyd 613-828-4718 Rita Leduc 613836-5324 08:00 pm • ISUL CLASSES. Meditation & Associated Processes. Ron Chapman (advanced). 232-1160.
08:00 pm • MEDITATION GROUP. Free of charge. West End. Julie 254-8469. 8:00 pm • FREE MEDITATION PRACTICE GROUP. 19 Leeming Drive, West of Bayshore. Julie 254-8469. 08:15 pm • EGYPTIAN BELLY DANCE Intermediate 3 with Denise Enan at Dance Oasis
Tuesdays • ISUL CLASSES - Meditation et Processus Relies. Gatineau: Lise 663-5692; Hull: Lucie 770-6263. • ISUL CLASSES - Meditation and Associated Processes. Ottawa South: Mary 730-4833; Smiths Falls: David 565-3458; Ottawa East: Natalie 565-3458; Brockville: Dianne 3483165; Ottawa West: Mary Lou 225-4675; Centretown: Diane 232-9045; Orleans: Victoria 596-5227 05:45 am • POWERFUL WOMAN BOOT CAMP – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 06:15 am • PRE-BOOKED MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 06:30 am • ARISE ANS SHINE - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 06:30 am • KUNDALINI YOGA at Rama Lotus 234-7974 06:30 am • POWER EXPRESS YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:15 am • FELDENKRAIS classes at Glebe CC. Jill Ogilvie 742-8262. 09:30 am • GENTLE SOUL. Drop-in 613-7306649 www.surroundcircleyoga.com 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA (Angie.Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca 09:30 am • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 2, Donna Forelli. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 09:30 am • BONES FOR LIFE - NEW - program to strengthen bones. St Basil’s Parish Hall, Maitland N. of Queensway. For information call R. Murnaghan 820-2546. 09:30 am • HOT FLOW YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:30 am • ASHTANGA YOGA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 10:00 am • HATHA YOGA - Tania Frechette. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 10:00 am • MEREDITH MATTHEWS GETS YOU SINGING. Men’s group. Level ONE. 175 Richmond Rd. Register Ottawa Conservatory of Music 613-722-1010. $289 11:00 am • POWER yoga with(Angie Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 11:00 am • PILATES with Lorraine Chamas at Greta Leemings Studio of Dance, 1460 Merivale Road 2288215 firstname.lastname@example.org 11:45 am • YIN YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 11:45 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 11:45 am • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown
12:00 pm • HATHA FLOW - Tania Frechette. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:00 pm • DROP-IN MIXED LEVEL ASTANGA Astanga Yoga Ottawa 12:00 pm • FREE YOUR HIPS - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 12:00 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:00 pm • POWER Yoga Lunch – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 12:00 pm • GENTLE LUNCHTIME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com 12:15 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION. Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus, 1967 Riverside Dr., Prayer Room, Jeanette Deyell 613-733-6755 12:30 pm • A MOVING EXPERIENCE ‘MindBody-Spirit’ dance workshops 864-HEAL (4325), DancingHeals@cyberus.ca, www. Tipi.byregion.net 01:00 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Special needs, Donna Forelli. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 01:00 pm • BONES FOR LIFE - NEW program to strengthen bones. Soloway Jewish Community Centre. Info: R.Murnaghan 613.820-2546. Register: 613.798-9818: 1:00 pm • IYENGAR YOGA – Level I. Karin Holtkamp 761-7888 www.iyoga.ca 01:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Marguerite Centre, 700 Mackay Street, Pembroke, Margaret Conroy 613-623-2963 03:30 pm • KRIPALU Rama Lotus 234-7974 03:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 04:00 pm • HOT YOGA at Rama Lotus 2347974 04:15 pm • HATHA hour (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 04:30 pm • HATHA YOGA Intermed. Scaravelli Approach – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 4:30pm • HOT YOGA. Rama Lotus 5:00 pm • DROP-IN ASTANGA1 Astanga Yoga 05:00 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1. Drop in class. Santosha Westboro 05:15 pm • BELLYDANCE CARDIO-FIT with Jocelyne Khan at Dance Oasis, 05:20 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Mysore. Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 05:30 pm • HATHA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • INTERMEDIATE YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 5:30 to 6:15pm • YOGA FOR YOUTH ages 612. 613.236.3545 05:45 pm • STRENGTH & SOUL. Drop-in. www.surroundcircleyoga.com 613-730-6649
05:45 pm • YIN YOGA Ichih Wang. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 05:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 05:45 pm • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 05:45 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 2, Cathie Lewis. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 05:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Basics Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • HATHA YOGA. All levels. Rama Lotus 234-7974 5:45 pm • THERAPEUTIC YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage. com 5:45 pm • CENTERING PRAYER GROUP at Church of the Epiphany 1290 Ogilvie Road. 5:45 • IYENGAR YOGA General Class 7617888. www.iyoga.ca 06:00 pm • TUESDAY NIGHT YOGA @ 6 Small classes, kundalini yoga & Meditation to open your heart And to clear your head. www. downtownbb.com 613-563-4399 06:00 pm • BELLY DANCE Beginner with Gilane Yassa at Dance Oasis 06:00 pm • PRE-NATAL YOGA. Drop in class. Santosha Westboro 06:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Private Home, Jockvale near Tartan, Peter Collins 613-258-5720 06:30 pm • INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION Philosophy and Practice. Everything you need to know to add meditation to your life. Free of charge. In Hull and Ottawa. French and English. 1-866-4333833 (small groups) 06:30 pm • EVOLUTIONS: The Unfolding of Greatness. A process designed to move you to full expression of the authentic self. Partners in Renewal. 692-1211, email@example.com www. partnersinrenewal.com 6:30pm • POWER LEVEL 2 YOGA. Rama Lotus. 6:30 to 7:30 pm • YOGA FOR YOUTH ages 1320. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 06:45 pm • DROP-IN FULL VINYASA Astanga Yoga Ottawa 7:00 pm • CENTERING PRAYER GROUP at St John the Evangelist 154 Somerset Street West. 07:00 pm • COUPLES IN RENEWAL. Relationship program 8 weeks beginning Oct 26. Sereinity Counselling 224-0445. 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Marguerite Centre, 700 Mackay Street, Pembroke, Barbara O’Reilly 613-732-9523 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION 324 McLean St. Arnprior, Mary Sue McCarthy 613-622-7783 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Barnabas Anglican Church 70 James St. at Kent. John Miller 613-225-8768
07:00 pm • SITTING MEDITATION PRACTICE. Meditation instruction on request. All instructors are trained senior students of Ch gyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Call 725-9321 for an appointment. No charge. Ottawa Shambhala Centre, 982 Wellington near Bayswater 07:00 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA AND MEDITATION. Sat Hari Kaur Khalsa, 727-0147 07:00 pm • EGYPTIAN BELLY DANCE Advanced 2 with Denise Enan at Dance Oasis 07:00 pm-08:30 pm • WOMEN’S YANUMOJA YOGA, Nikki, 770-6734. 07:00 pm • QIGONG CLASS. Aylmer. Exercises (8 Brocade) and Meditation(5 Elements). For more info call Claudette. 684-8414. 07:00 pm • MEDITATION using the self-inquiry practice (Who am I?) as taught by Ramana Maharshi. Call Saroja 596-2857 07:00 pm • MEDITATION COURSE (8 Weeks) – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro 07:00 pm • URANTIA BOOK STUDY GROUP, every Monday, call Bernie at 523-3558 07:00pm • Centering Prayer Group at St John the Evangelist 154 Somerset Street West 07:15 pm • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 07:15 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 07:30 pm • ASHANGA INTRO Daniel Mendoza. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 07:30 am • HOT YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • BEGINNERS TEMPLE DANCING Anjali 745-1368 firstname.lastname@example.org) www. culturalhorizons.ca 07:30 pm • WIDOWED and DIVORCED CLUB. Bethamy Cultural Centre, 1803 St. Joseph Blvd., #113, Orleans. 830-6836. 07:30 pm • HATHA MEDITATION (Michelle Schubert) at OrleansYOGAShala 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 1940 Saunderson Dr. Rita Kuiak 613-739-4020 07:30 pm • MEREDITH MATTHEWS GETS YOU SINGING. Men and women’s group. Level ONE. 175 Richmond Rd. Register $289. Ottawa Conservatory of Music 613-722-1010. 07:30 pm • RESTORATIVE YOGA . Drop-in. 613-730-6649 www.surroundcircleyoga.com 07:30 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 1, Cathie Lewis. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 07:30 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class. West-end. Rosa Murnaghan 820-2546. 07:30 pm • NICOTINE ANONYMOUS smoking-cessation support-group. Dalhousie Community Centre, 755 Somerset West at Empress Avenue. Smokers are most welcome – just bring your desire to quit smoking. Richard 859-1210. 07:30 pm • HATHA & MEDITATION. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • YIN YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • HATHA YOGA – Beginners Scarvelli Approach –Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro
07:30 pm • BEGINNERS MEDITATION. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 7:30 pm YOGA UNWIND. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 07:45 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 160 Main, Aylmer, Quebec, Lise Brooks 819-827-2943 07:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 8:00pm • FORREST YOGA. Rama Lotus 08:30 pm • BELLY DANCE Intermediate 2 with Farida at Dance Oasis
Wednesdays • ISUL CLASSES - Meditation et Processus Relies. U. d’Ottawa: Lise 663-5692; • ISUL CLASSES - Meditation and Associated Processes. Nepean (Parkwood Hills): Sallie 225-7279; Kingston: Ron 232-1160; Montreal: Ron 232-1160; Ottawa U.: Marlene 232-1160; Ottawa West: Mary Lou 225-4675; Manor Park: Suzanne 748-7064. 05:45 am • POWERFUL WOMAN BOOT CAMP – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 06:15 am • PRE-BOOKED MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 06:30 am • BIKRAM YOGA. Rama Lotus 2347974 08:00 am • MEDITATION Bethany Quinn $5 donation. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 08:00 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave., Prayer Room, Mary Power 613-722-0302 08:15 am • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 09:00 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Holy Spirit Parish, 2 Lazynol Court, Stittsville. Marian Charbonneau 613-836-7109. 09:00 am • KRIPALU YOGA/MINDFUL YOGA in Elmvale Acres. Call Catherine Matthews 521-5634 or www.mindfulyoga.ca. 09:00 pm • Centering Prayer at St John’s 325 Sandhill Rd. 09:30 am • POWER YOGA (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca 09:30 am • IYENGAR YOGA, Gentle, Karin Holtkamp. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 09:30 am • YIN/YANG YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:30 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 009:30 am • ARISE & SHINE YOGA Communaute Chretienne St.Medard rue Vanier, Aylmer- south of Lucerne, Eileen Scully 613-858-8177 10:00 am • MEREDITH MATTHEWS GETS YOU SINGING. Women’s group. Level ONE. 175 Richmond Rd. Register Ottawa Conservatory of Music 613-722-1010. $289 10:00 am • GENTLE SOUL. Drop-in. www. surroundcircleyoga.com 613-730-6649
10:00 am-12:00 pm • QUANTUM-TOUCH HEALING CIRCLE (2nd Wednesday of each month 7 - 9 pm) For more information, please contact Aileen McKenna 228-2272 aileen@ aileensoasis.com 1-866-493-0236 10:00 am • BABY AND MOM YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 10:30 am • HATHA YOGA All Levels Anusara Approach – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 11:00 am • HATHA yoga with(Angie Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 11:00 am • SALLY MORROW Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes at St. Laurent Complex (Vanier).Tel: 613-241-4665. 11:00 am • FELDENKRAIS AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT for fibromyalgia. Don Gamble Comm. Ctr. Winnifred Platt 7455549. 11:45 am • HOT YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:00 pm • GENTLE LUNCHTIME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com 12:00 pm • HATHA FLOW - Tania Frechette. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:00 pm • DROP-IN MIXED LEVEL ASTANGA Astanga Yoga Ottawa 12:00 pm • PILATES PLUS w/ Leona Alexander, RMT at Metta Massage STUDIO 421 Richmond Rd 724-4747 12:00 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:00 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12-3pm & 6-9pm Quantum-Touch Healing Circles: First Wednesday of month for Quantum-Touch therapy students Call for information and registration: 613-228-2272, 613-795-3751 12:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St Matthews Anglican Church (Chapel) 217 First Ave. Susan Rayner 613-233-8380 12:00pm • yogaTHRIVE©. “Therapeutic Yoga for Cancer Survivors” www.surroundcircleyoga.com. 613-730-6649 12:15 to 1pm • HATHA YOGA. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 12:20 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION. St. Paul University Room 245, Laframboise Bldg (2nd floor across hall from main chapel) 223 Main St., Kevin Flynn 613-236-1393 Ext 2427 12:30 pm • PILATES – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 01:00 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 1, Leigh Stevenson 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 01:00 pm • CENTERING PRAYER at St James Carp 613-839-3195 2:15 pm BABY & ME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 03:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 4:00pm • KIDS YOGA www.surroundcircleyoga. com. 613-730-6649
04:00pm • YinYang Rama Lotus 04:15 pm • HATHA hour at OrleansYOGAShala 04:15 pm • ASHANGA INTRO Daniel Mendoza. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 4:30pm • HOT FLOW. Rama Lotus 04:45 pm • FREE YOUR HIPS - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 05:00 pm • DROP-IN MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 05:30 pm • POWER YOGA. Rama Lotus 2347974 05:30 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:30 pm • HATHA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • POWER HATHA Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 05:30 pm • HATHA YOGA All Levels Anusara Approach – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 05:30 pm • INTERMEDIATE YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 05:45 pm • HOT YOGA Ichih Wang. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 05:45 pm • HATHA YOGA (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 05:45 pm • YOGA FOR RUNNERS. Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • HATHA INTERMEDIATE YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 5:45 pm • GENTLE STRENGHTEN & BALANCE. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 06:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT at Don Gamble Comm. Ctr. Winnifred Platt 745-5549. 06:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness through movement classes. Rockcliff Comm. Hall. Lisa Woolnough. 744-0868. 06:15 pm • VINYASA FLOW Intermediate Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 06:15 pm • BELLY DANCE Beginner 2 with Marie-Eve at Dance Oasis 06:30 pm • INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION Philosophy and Practice. Everything you need to know to add meditation to your life. Free of charge. In Hull and Ottawa. French and English. 1-866-4333833 (small groups) 6:30 pm • HOT FLOW. Rama Lotus 6:30 pm • FELDENKRAIS classes at Crichton Cultural CC. Jill Ogilvie 742-8262. 06:30 pm • EVOLUTIONS: The Unfolding of Greatness. A process designed to move you to full expression of the authentic self. Partners in Renewal. 692-1211, email@example.com www. partnersinrenewal.com 06:30 pm • SELF ESTEEM / FAMILY THERAPY (visitor night), Satir Learning Centre of Ottawa, 3427 Greenbank. Dr. Janet Christie-Seely, 613-823-0366; satirinfo@ satirottawa.ca; www.satirottawa.ca. 6:30-8:30pm • THE DREAMING MIND. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545
7:00 p.m. HEALING YOGA, GENTLE YOGA For those seeking healing postures, peaceful meditation, flexibility and inner balance, an intimate class environment, and the healing vibration of the Symphonic Gong. 10-week packages available. To reserve, call: Wendy Saunders, Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher and Certified Kundalini and Yin Yoga Instructor, 613-435-0750, wendysaunders@ rogers.com , Stittsville. 07:00 pm • GATHERING OF MEN Beyond Anger and Addictions, 8 week program beginning Nov 3. Sereinity Counselling 224 - 0445 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION 84 Sprucedale St., Barry’s Bay, Zophie Zawidzka 613-756-2552 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION SacreCoeur, 591 Cumberland St. at Laurier Ave. E., Florence Marquis-Kawecki 613-523-1309. French group. 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION 434 Moffatt St., Carleton Place, Terry Skillen 613253-2651 07:00 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 3 & 4, Donna Forelli. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 07:00 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 07:00 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:00 pm • HEALING YOGA, GENTLE YOGAª, for those seeking calmness and healing, a deeply meditative experience, and a small, intimate class environment. Packages available. Powers Enclave, Stittsville. Register with Wendy Saunders, Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher and 3HO Certified Kundalini Yoga Instructor, 613-435-0750 07:00pm • CENTERING PRAYER GROUP at All Saints Westboro 347 Richmond 07:15 pm • BELLY DANCE Intermediate 1 with Marie-Eve at Dance Oasis 07:15 pm • PILATES – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:15 pm • ASHTANGA Introductory Course– Pre Registered Class. Santosha Centretown 07:15 pm • TAOIST YOGA (Yin & Yang) – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:15 pm • Intro to ASHTANGA Vinyasa - Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:30 pm • YIN YOGA Mark Laham. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 07:30 pm • BEGINNERS TEMPLE DANCING Anjali 745-1368 firstname.lastname@example.org) www. culturalhorizons.ca 07:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA (Derek Kendrick) OrleansYOGAShala 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Pauls Anglican Church, 20 Young Rd. Kanata Marg McGowan 613-599-1326 07:30 pm • ASHTANGA BASICS YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 07:30 pm • HATHA All levels. Rama Lotus 234-7974
07:30 pm • BEGINNERS YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 7:30 pm • PRENATAL YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 7:30pm • GENTLE SOUL www. surroundcircleyoga.com 7:40 • IYENGAR YOGA Level I. Donna Fornelli 761-7888 www.iyoga.ca 07:45 pm • YIN YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 08:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Patricks Basilica, 277 Nepean St. side entrance Jack Murta 613-314-7628 08:00 pm • HATHA YOGA. In a peaceful Glebe home. 237-4375. 08:30 pm • BELLY DANCE Beginner 1 with Marie-Eve at Dance Oasis
Thursdays 05:45 am • POWERFUL WOMAN BOOT CAMP – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 06:15 am • PRE-BOOKED MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 06:30 am • KUNDALINI YOGARama Lotus 234-7974 06:30 am • POWER XPRESS YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:00 am • GENTLE SOUL. Drop-in. 613-7306649 www.surroundcircleyoga.com 07:00 am • VINYASA FLOW –Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:45 am • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 08:00 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church. 125 Mackay Street (Promptly starts at 8 am; approx. 30 min. duration) Rev. David Clunie/Ruth Honeyman 613-745-7834 09:30 am • YOGA 55+. Drop-in. 613-730-6649 www.surroundcircleyoga.com 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA (Derek/Angie Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca 09:30 am • IYENGAR YOGA, General Class, Cathie Lewis. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 09:30 am • POWER YOGA. Rama Lotus 2347974 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 09:30 am • BABY AND ME –Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 10:00 am • HATHA YOGA - Lauren Crawford. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 10:00 am • MEREDITH MATTHEWS GETS YOU SINGING. Women’s group. Level TWO. 175 Richmond Rd. Register Ottawa Conservatory of Music 613-722-1010. Must have completed level ONE. $289 10:00 am • MINDFUL YOGA for Arthritis/ Pain Management in Fisher Heights. Call Catherine Matthews 521-5634 or www.mindfulyoga.ca 10:15 am • THERAPEUTIC YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near
Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage. com 11:00 am • POWER yoga with(Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 11:00 am • PILATES with Lorraine Chamas at Greta Leemings Studio of Dance, 1460 Merivale Road 2288215 email@example.com 11:30 am • BEGINNERS YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 11:45 am • EGYPTIAN BELLYDANCE BEGINNER with Denise Enan at Dance Oasis 11:45 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 11:45 am • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 12:00 pm • HATHA FLOW - Lauren Crawford. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:00 pm • DROP-IN MIXED LEVEL ASTANGA Astanga Yoga Ottawa 12:00 pm • GENTLE LUNCHTIME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com 12:00 pm • BEGINNER BELLY DANCE with Jalilah at Greta Leemings Studio of Dance,1460 Merivale Road 2288215 jalilah@ rogers.com 12:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Apt. 708-470 Laurier Avenue West, Paul Harris 613-236-9437 12:00 pm • VINYASA FLOW - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 12:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS (Awareness Through Movement) Glebe Community Centre. Sally Morrow 241-4665 12:00 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:15- to 12:45 • MANTRA CHANTING. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 01:30 pm • ISUL CLASSES. Meditation & Associated Processes. Nepean Library, Emerald Plaza Branch. Sallie 225-7279. 02:00 pm-03:00 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness Through Movement Classes. Ottawa Hospital 738-8400 x2227. 02:30 pm • HATHA YOGA All Levels –Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 03:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 04:00 pm • YIN YOGA at Rama Lotus 234-7974 04:15 pm • HATHA hour (Derek Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 4:30pm • HOT BASICS. Rama Lotus 05:00 pm • DROP-IN ASTANGA1 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 05:15 pm • BELLY DANCE CARDIO-FIT with Jocelyne Khan at Dance Oasis 05:15 pm • KRIPALU YOGA/MINDFUL YOGA in Sandy Hill. Call Catherine Matthews 521-5634 or www.mindfulyoga.ca 05:30 pm • BEGINNER BELLY DANCE with Jalilah at Studio Oasis, 200 St.Joseph, Hull (819) 7765033
05:30 pm • HOT YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA Level 2/3 – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • HATHA Introductory Course- Pre Registered Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Level 1 –Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 05:30 pm • INTERMEDIATE YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 5:30 • HATHA BEGINNER. Rama Lotus 5:30pm • HATHA YOGA & REFLECTION. Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 05:45 pm • POWER YOGA (Brandi) at OrleansYOGAShala 05:45 pm • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 05:45 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Lvl 1, Karin Holtkamp. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 05:45 pm • BONES FOR LIFE - NEW - program to strengthen bones. Dovercourt Comm Ctr. R. Murnaghan 613.820-2546 5:45 pm • HEALTHY BACK YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 05:45 pm • PRENATAL YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • POWER VINYASA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • POWER YOGA Mark Laham. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 06:00 pm • PILATES with Lorraine Chamas at Dance Oasis 06:30 pm • INTERMEDIATE BELLY DANCE with Jalilah at Studio Oasis, 200 St.Joseph,Hull (819)7765033 06:30 pm • FELDENKRAIS Awareness through movement classes. Sandy Hill CC. Lisa Woolnough. 744-0868. 6:30 pm • HOT FLOW. Rama Lotus 06:45 pm • DROP-IN MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 07:00 pm • beginners Indian Classical Dance (tel 745-1368, firstname.lastname@example.org) www. culturalhorizons.ca (intermdiate 8-9) 07:00 pm • BIOLOGICAL SLEEP THERAPIES, Healing for chronic insomnia beginning Nov 23. Sereinity Counselling 224 - 0445 07:00 pm • SITTING MEDITATION PRACTICE. 725-9321. 982 Wellington St. near Bayswater. Everyone welcome. 07:00 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Paroisse Sainte Marie, 4831 Innes Rd. Darquise Poupart 613-830-3156 (French) 07:00 pm • BELLY DANCE Beginner 2 with Jalilah at Dance Oasis 07:00 pm • KRIPALU YOGA/MINDFUL YOGA, in Sandy Hill. Call Catherine Matthews 521-5634 or www.mindfulyoga.ca 07:00 pm • BELLY DANCE FOR FUN & FITNESS Intermediate Almonte call Julie 254-8469
07:15 pm • DANCING WITH CHI - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 07:15 pm • ASHTANGA Level 1 – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 07:15 pm • Intro to HATHA (6 weeks) – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 07:15 pm • BACK CARE YOGA Core-Elation Yoga Studio 418 Richmond Road, Ottawa Eileen Scully 613-858-8177 07:30 pm • HOT YOGA Louise Sattler. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 07:30 pm • ANGER RESOLUTION WORKSHOP. Bethamy Cultural Centre, 1803 St. Joseph Blvd., #113, Orleans. 830-6836. 07:30 pm • ADVANCED BELLY DANCE with Jalilah at Studio Oasis, 200 St.Joseph,Hull (819)7765033 7:30 pm • YOGA BASICS. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage.com 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Good Shepherd Parish, 3092 Innes Road, Blackburn Hamlet, Barry Dunn 613-830-9545 Gail Lussier 613-830-4221 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Holy Spirit Parish 1489 Shea Road Stittsville. Deborah Poitras 613-831-2658 07:30 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, General Class. Karin Holtkamp. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 07:30 pm • CHURCH OF MSIA Services, followed by fellowship, at 103 Westpark Drive, in Ottawa: call to reserve. 841-1458, fax 841-3578, e-mail: email@example.com 07:30 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 07:30 pm • YIN/YANG YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:30 pm • MEDITATION SATSUNG. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 07:45 pm • HATHA CORE Rama Lotus 2347974 08:00 pm • ABSOLUTE BEGINNER YOGA (Julie Lefebvre) OrleansYOGAShala 8:00 pm • HOT YOGA. Rama Lotus 08:00 pm • ISUL CLASSES. Meditation & Associated Processes. Ron Chapman (advanced). 232-1160.
Fridays 05:45 am • POWERFUL WOMAN BOOT CAMP – Pre Registered Class. Santosha Westboro. 06:15 am • PRE-BOOKED MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 06:30 am • HOT YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 07:00 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro 08:00 am • MEDITATION Bethany Quinn. $5 donation. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 08:15 am • MEDITATION - no pre-registration Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com
09:00 am • HATHA Beginner Scaravelli Approach – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 09:15 am • VINYASA FLOW - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 09:30 am • STRENGTH & SOUL. Drop-in. www.surroundcircleyoga.com 613-730-6649 09:30 am • HATHA YOGA (Derek/Angie Kendrick) OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca 09:30 am • HOT YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 10:00 am • KUNDALINI YOGA AND MEDITATION. Sat Hari Kaur Khalsa, 727-0147 10:00 am • PILATES with Lorraine Chamas at Dance Oasis 11:00 am • POWER yoga with(Julie Lefebvre) at OrleansYOGAShala 11:15 am • FELDENKRAIS classes at Beacon Hill CC. Jill Ogilvie 742-8262. 11:45 am • YIN YANG Rama Lotus 234-7974 11:45 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 11:45 am • ASHTANGA YOGA - Level 1 Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 12:00 pm • HATHA FLOW Tatiana Nemchin. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:00 pm • DROP-IN MYSORE Astanga Yoga Ottawa 12:00 pm • POWER YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 12:00 pm • HATHA GENTLE YOGA at Rama Lotus 234-7974 12:00 pm • GENTLE LUNCHTIME YOGA. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www. mettamassage.com 12:00 pm • MEDITATION IN MOTION. Drop-in. www.surroundcircleyoga.com 613-730-6649 12:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Good Shepherd Parish, 2170 Auburn Ridge Drive, Ron McRae 613-841-4698 12:30 pm • PILATES Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 02:00 pm • RESTORATIVE YOGA. Drop-in. www.surroundcircleyoga.com 613-730-6649 03:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 04:15 pm • POWER YOGA Tania Frechette. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 04:15 pm • HATHA hour Sivananda at OrleansYOGAShala 05:00 pm • DROP-IN ASTANGA2 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 05:15 pm • HATHA BEGINNER YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 5:30-6:30pm • HATHA YOGA (charity class). Radha Yoga Centre 613.236.3545 05:30 pm • PILATES with Lorraine Chamas at The Studio School of Dance 74 Jamie Avenue 225-6820 05:30 pm • IYENGAR YOGA, Open Practice. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 05:30 pm • HOT YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA - All Levels
– Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro 05:30 pm • HATHA YOGa Level 1/2 - Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA Level 1- Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 05:30 pm • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 05:45 pm • HATHA FLOW David Jewitt. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 05:45 pm • HOT VINYASA FLOW - Coreelation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 05:45 pm • YING/YANG YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 06:00 pm • HATHA (intermediate) Alison Finney OrleansYOGAShala 06:15 • Power Yoga Rama Lotus 7:00 pm • Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) meeting info www.SLAA-ontario.org or 1 877 486 8261 07:30 pm • AA STUDY MEETING. Joy of Living. Bethamy Cultural Centre, 1803 St. Joseph Blvd., #113, Orleans. 830-6836. 07:30 pm • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION St. Joseph’s Church 151 Laurier Ave. E., Francie D’Annunzio 613-236-0155 07:30 pm • GONG PERFORMANCE at theDunrobin Sonic Gym 1-877-863-6544 07:30 pm • BIKRAM YOGA. Rama Lotus 2347974 07:45 pm • HATHA YOGA (Jamie Reardon) OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca
Saturdays 07:45 am • FREE YOUR HIPS - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com 08:00 am • IYENGAR YOGA, General Class. Donna Fornelli. 761-7888. www.iyoga.ca 08:30 am • ASHTANGA YOGA - with Yin – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro 08:45 am • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 09:00 am • DROP-IN ASTANGA2 Astanga Yoga Ottawa 09:00 am • HATHA YOGA (Derek/Angie Kendrick) at OrleansYOGAShala 830-2224 oys.ca 09:00 am • SATURDAY MORNING YOGA. Drop-in. www.surroundcircleyoga.com. 613730-6649 09:00 am • PRENATAL YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:00 am • ASHTANGA YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:00 am • KUNDALINI YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 09:00 am • HATHA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 09:00 am • PRE-NATAL YOGA. Drop in class. Santosha Westboro 09:00 am • INTERMEDIATE YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 09:15 am • VINYASA FLOW - Core-elation YOGA studio - core-elation.com
9:30 a.m. • HEALING YOGA, GENTLE YOGAª: For those seeking healing postures, peaceful meditation, flexibility and inner balance, an intimate class environment, and the healing vibration of the Symphonic Gong. 10-week packages available. To reserve, call: Wendy Saunders, Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher and Certified Kundalini and Yin Yoga Instructor, 613-435-0750, wendysaunders@ rogers.com , Stittsville. 09:30 am-11:00 am • OPEN YANUMOJA YOGA CLASS, Nikki, 770-6734. 09:45 am • CHRISTIAN MEDITATION Our Lady of Fatima Church 153 Woodroffe Ave. Eva Hegmann 613-596-9480 10:00 am • IYENGAR YOGA – Restorative. Donna Fornelli 761-7888 www.iyoga.ca 10:15 am - 11:45 am : KUNDALINI Yoga with Sandy, drop-in classes. Centretown. 613-6682375. 10:30 am • HOT FLOW Kate Little. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 10:30 am • BELLY DANCE Beginner with Farida at Dance Oasis 10:30 am • HATHA YOGA - All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro 10:45 am • POWER YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 11:00 am • ASHTANGA Yoga (Janice Roscoe) OrleansYOGAShala 11:00 am • YIN Yoga at Rama Lotus 234-7974 11:00 am • HATHA beginner at Rama Lotus 234-7974 11:00 am • PRE-NATAL Yoga– Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 11:00 am • ASHTANGA Level 1/2 – Drop In Class. Santosha Centretown 11:00 am • BEGINNERS YOGA. Essential Services, Batya Winer 567-7522. 11:30 am • EGYPTIAN BELLYDANCE BEGINNER with Denise Enan at Dance Oasis 12:00 pm • beginners Indian Classical Dance Taught by ANJALI 745-1368 www. culturalhorizons.ca 12:00 pm • YOGA FOR EVERY BODY. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Richmond Rd near Churchill. 613-724.4747 www.mettamassage. com 12:15 pm • YIN YOGA Kate Little. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447. 12:30 pm • BELLY DANCE IntermediateAdvanced with Denise Enan at Dance Oasis 01:45 pm • ASHTANGA YOGA All Levels – Drop In Class. Santosha Westboro. 02:00 pm • POWER VINYASA YOGA. Rama Lotus 234-7974 04:00 pm • YIN YOGA Rama Lotus 234-7974 04:00 pm • BIKRAM YOGA Rama Lotus 2347974 04:00 pm • ASHTANGA Bethany Quinn. Santosha Yoga, 298 Elgin, 237-7447.
DIRECTORY • Groups ISUL GROUP INTERNATIONAL. RON CHAPMAN. Meditation classes and seminars. 232-1160. PATHWORK¨ Practical spiritual wisdom that lays out a step-by-step journey into personal transformation and wholeness. A challenging yet compassionate voyage of discovery to the Real Self through the layers of our defenses, denial and fear, guided by our own inner authority. Info: www.pathwork.ca THE AETHERIUS SOCIETY is a worldwide spiritual organization dedicated to help heal and uplift humanity. Founded in 1955 by the late Western Yogi Master Dr. George King, The Aetherius Society practices a powerful new form of Karma Yoga. This new yoga is based on the wisdom of the spiritual traditions of old as well as new wisdom released by advanced spiritual masters in response to humanity’s scientific advancement and today’s dire need. ~ For the first time the connection between the science of yoga, the theology of all major religions, the knowledge of radionics and the mystery of UFO’s is revealed. For more information please contact: Michael Hickey - Ottawa representative firstname.lastname@example.org - 613-679-4474 www. aetherius.org LECTORIUM ROSICRUCIANUM. What is Gnosis? True Gnosis, the Knowledge that comes firsthand from God, descended with us at the time of the Fall, so that those willing to “decrease” and letting the divine spark within “increase”, could return to Gnosis, the divine Life, God, www.lectoriumrosicrucianum.org; 613-353-7444; email@example.com • People RON CHAPMAN. Classes and seminars, meditation all levels, private consultations 2321160. JENNIFER CLARK, Spiritual Success Coach, certified Risk Manager, certified Angel Therapy¨ Practitioner (ATP), certified Angelspeakeª Facilitator, Reiki Master, Professional Spiritual Teacher, Integrated Energy Therapyª MasterInstructor, NLP Practitioner, Jennifer Clark, provides in depth strategic coaching sessions for people who want to live with passion and purpose. To learn more, visit www.jenniferclark. ca or call 230-4869 ext 1. RICA GERHARDT, www.wellbeingisyours. com Spa Days, Reiki, Health Kinesiology, Brain Integration, Self-Empowerment workshops, FlowerEssences, AquaChi DetoxFootbath, Private sessions (Insurance),OneDayRetreats, 613-257-8362; firstname.lastname@example.org NADINE LA BELLE, M.A. Body, mind, spirit Integrative Healing®. 613-258-7492. RICHARD MERRILL HANEY, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) Specializing in individual and couple counselling and in comprehensive family mediation. Also specializing in bereavement, career and stress counselling. 234-5678 or 726-3636. Web site: www. ottawacounselling.com
Thomas M. Tegtmeyer, BA (Hons Econs), TPN, CEnKP, RTFHI, RBGI/LPC. If distance is a factor, I will come to your house via: balance@ thomasMtegtmeyer.com; Phone: 613.769.5575; SKYPE-video: display: sky_imb; ID: KJI_IMB; ichat; or remote session. • Places FIRST UNITARIAN CONGREGATION. 30 Cleary St. 613-725-1066. HARE KRISHNA TEMPLE. 212 Somerset St. E. 565-6544. Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA) (an ecumenical church), Ottawa-Morin Community. Weekly, Thursday, 7:30 pm services, followed by fellowship, at 103 Westpark Drive, in Ottawa: call to reserve. Marriages and spiritual counselling by appointment. Peace Theological Seminary Courses: as scheduled locally, by correspondence and by internet. For information or to reserve: email@example.com or 613-841-1458 SHAMBHALA CENTRE. Secular and Buddhist meditation practice and programs are offered, as well as events related to contemplative arts and traditions. 984 Wellington near Bayswater. Welcome! www.shambhalaottawa.ca. 725-9321. • A Course in Miracles COURSE OASIS. Courses, support and study groups, spiritual gatherings, individual mentoring, books. Mary Anne Buchowski and James Gregory, 613-726-0195. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www. courseoasis.org • Acupuncture CAPITAL ACUPUNCTURE HEALING CLINIC. Ya-Zhen GUO, a certified traditional Chinese acupuncture specialist & former chief physician with 29 yrs clinical experience in China & Canada. Disposable needles, free consultation & parking. 69 Spencer St. Ottawa (Between Holland & Parkdale). 613-798-0595. CHINESE TRADITIONAL ACUPUNCTURE & NATURAL MEDICINE CENTRE. TCM. DAC. Jia Jun Huang & Annie Huang. Graduate of Shanghai Medical University (1960). Over 45 years experience. Member of Chinese Acupuncture Association of China & Canada. Acute & chronic pain, Accident. Sports injuries, Arhtritis, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Insomnia, Stop smoking, Menopause, etc. Disposable needles are used. Insurance coverage. Free parking. One of the largest herb stores in Otawa. 613-235-5504. 867 Somerset St. W. Ottawa. Lumina Health & Rejuvenation Clinic – Health Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture. www.luminaottawa.com, 613.216.2135. Lori MacKay RMT, CAMA – Trained in Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University. Providing treatment for acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and injuries such as, joint, neck, shoulder and back pain, headaches, tendonitis, carpal tunnel, arthritis, and more. Acupuncture can be performed alone or in conjunction with massage therapy treatment.
Convenient downtown location: 445 Cumberland St. For App. Please Call 613-241-3434. For More Info Contact lori @ email@example.com or www. lorirmt.ca HARMONY ACUPUNCTURE, Rural Kanata location, Alice Kwasniok, Dr. Ac. and TCM, MSc, member of CMAAC, graduate of ACOS, Nelson, BC. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for prevention and treatment of a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Weight loss and detoxification, anti-aging facial rejuvenation. 613-832-0658. www. harmonyrevival.com Claudette Viau, B.Sc., D.Ac., Medical QiGong Practitioner. Member of OAQ and OAATCM. Women’s health issues, pain relief. 26 years experience. www.allergyandpain.com. Orleans: 613-424-5585. • Addiction/Detoxification NUMEROUS DETOXIFICATION PROCESSES EMPLOYED. Super Charger Health Spa Light Beam Generator EPFX/SCIO Quantum Biofeedback Intermitent Hypoxic Therapy Essential Oils Aura Light Therapy Hypnotherapy Doug Henderson Phd 613-2333888 www.quantumru.com • Addictions SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS (SAA). A 12 step group to stop compulsive behaviour. Phone 786-1060. SEX & LOVE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS (S.L.A.A.) A 12 step program for those who wish to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction. For information on Ottawa meetings go to www.SLAA-ontario.org or call the S.L.A.A. help line 1 877 486 8261. • Akashic Records PATRICIA V. LACROIX, Akashic Records Consultant, Clairvoyant Medium, Certified Hypnotherapist. Akasha is the fundamental energy at the very core of creation. All that is created emanates from and returns to the energy of the Akasha. Held within the Akasha are the individual records of each soul from the time it leaves its point of origin until its return. Every thought, word, deed and intent generated by each soul’s experience is recorded within the Akasha in one’s personal Akashic Records as well as in a collective recording of the experience. Accessing information from the Akashic Records gives us divine insight as we create and manifest our desires. Expect information to continue to filter into your consciousness through your dreams and in the form of sudden insights in the days and weeks following a consultation. Gift Certificates available. 613-592-2520 patriciavlacroix@ sympatico.ca • Alexander Technique THE OTTAWA-HULL SCHOOL FOR THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE, Richard Albert, Director. Health insurance covered. 819-7717745 firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.magma. ca/~alextech
DIRECTORY ELENA CALVO. Certified teacher(England) Personalized mind and body work. English, Spanish, and French spoken. Health Insurance covered. (819) 771-0110. BRIGITTE CARON fully bilingual, certified teacher (also speaks Spanish). 317 Chapel (@ Laurier). 789-7972. • Allergy treatment ALLERGY & CHRONIC CONDITIONS. 10th year serving Ottawa-Outaouais. Judy Spence’s Medical background assures your program is tailored to your individual health needs. NAET is excellent for treatment of allergy & infection as well as Autism, CFS, FM, MCS, ADD & other chronic and conditions including pain. Doctorate of Natural Medicine (DNM), Acupuncturist., Advanced Level 2 NAET, Advanced 2 BioSet, Laser Acupuncture Detox & Lymphatic Drainage. Western medicine meets Eastern medicine to correct persistent and acute health issues. State-of-the-art computerized testing. The NAET Clinic of Ottawa is a full service, full time practice and also offers Hypnosis, Homeotoxicology, Auricular Medicine, Ion Detox Foot Baths, Sauna Detox, Weight Loss and Stop Smoking Programs. 613-728-2579. Quebec location: 819-6611061. www.naetottawa.com. On parle francais. DR. CARRI DRZYZGA, DC www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca. SUNRISE HEALTH CENTRE Sunrise uses a holistic team approach to wellness. Our services include naturopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy and homeopathy. Ottawa’s original N.A.E.T. clinic. Allergy elimination and ADVANCED N.A.E.T. treatments for food and environmental sensitivities, pain, digestive problems, asthma and migraines. Computerized, BioEnergetic allergy testing. Call for details. Evening appointments available. Scent-free environment. 2211 Riverside Dr., Suite 104 (Bank and Riverside). 736-5200 www.sunrisehealth.ca • Angel therapy ANGEL WELLNESS, Vonne Solis, Angel Therapy Practitioner¨, certified by Doreen Virtue, PhD. Receive amazing tools through channeled angel messages. Find out what’s holding you back, how to easily handle temporary challenges or discover what you really want. Read about on-going workshops, angel meditation audios and audio courses available online at www. angelwellness.ca or call 613-258-0524 for more information. • Aromatherapy EARTHLYESSENTIALS. Organic essential oils, custom formulas, diffusers & blends, organic handmade soap, organic massage oils. 870-A Notre Dame, Embrun, 613-443-9635. www.earthlyessentials.ca Planet Botanix fills all your pure essential oil needs! We carry over 100 oils and other supplies. Purchase products from our line of all natural bodycare. 301 Bank (Somerset) 5674444, www.planetbotanix.com
• Art ART AS MEDITATION: a journey of selfdiscovery and healing. Visit www.sylviakay.ca for more information. PAINTING WITH SPIRIT intuitivepainting/art as meditation.Workshops/individual sessions Diana ClaireDouglas www.paintingwithspirit. com; email@example.com. 613-820-8850 UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY-Painting Workshops based on the Point Zero Method. Go to WWW.CRISTINADELSOL.COM BRUSH MEDITATION. Oriental Brush Painting. www.lilithohan.com 613-521-0041.
lifestyle plan; education for prevention. New: student clinic under V. Gupta’s Supervision $25 per visit. Rejuvenation therapies: Shirodhara, Head massage, Abhyanga, Ayurveda facial, Sinus Care. Courses & Once a mth. free lectures. 2596 Carling Ave, Ottawa (Lincoln Heights) 613-4220936 www.divineayurveda.org
• Ascension Ascension Healing Services Crystal Healing Sessions Algonquin Shamanism Crystal Boutique Courses on How to Use and Care for Crystals Also offering Crystal Elixirs, Therapeutic Crystal Jewelry and Crystal Gridding of home and business space. Karen Osborne is a crystal healer certified in several modalities. She has studied with - Katrina Raphael, Crystal Healing Academy, Hawaii - DaEl Walker, Crystal Awareness Institute, California - Naisha Ahsian, Crystalis Institute, Vermont, Marilyn & Tohmas Twintrees, Ahhhmuse, New Mexico, Robert Simmons – Heaven and Earth, Vermont Karen is currently training with Pete Bernard - School of 8th Fire, Algonquin Shamanism. www.ascensionhealing. ca/ For more information call or email Karen Osborne at 613.798.2828 or karen@ ascensionhealing.ca
• Beauty and Health NATURAL BODYCARE by a certified aromatherapist. Natural makeup, cleaning products: Planet Botanix, 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444 NATURAL BEAUTY AND HEALTH CLINIC. The best personalized European aroma- and spastile Natural Face Lift programs. Healing restores skin’s innate wisdom and power of SELFREGENERATION. Our organic skin product without skin damaging, dehydrating glycerin or other unwanted chemicals. Call Natural Beauty & Health Clinic 613-526-1255 FREE HOME DELIVERY of hundreds of top quality green products available from www. ECOOTTAWA.com on orders over $35. ESSENCEHAIRSTUDIO.CA - modern grey natural blending, vegan hair care, aromatherapy nebulising diffusers 613-837-3569
• Astrology 11TH HOUSE ASTROLOGY GROUP, open to all levels, is a gathering to exchange, learn and participate. 2nd Monday each month (except holidays) @ 61 Main St., Ottawa. Info: call 8214839 or 731-9844. CAROL KERWIN: Astrologer. Acquire insight into how you can work with the energetic potential of your birth chart. Appreciate how current planetary cycles are interacting with your chart. Call (613) 834-3461 or email carol_ firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. JACQUES GIASSON: Professional Astrologer with a background in psychological counseling and 28 years of experience. Become aware of your path and take advantage of your challenges and opportunities, natal, actual and future. Call: 819-770-9259. • Aura/Light Therapy REVOLUTIONARY THERAPY! Subtle energy balances the Auric Field And you feel great! Single or Group Sessions: $40.00/person/1/2 hr. session. Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www.quantumru.com • Ayurveda SHREE MA AYURVEDA INSTITUTE & WELLNESS CENTRE INC. Founder & director Vaidya H. Gupta, MD Ayurveda, DNM. Natural, complementary, Ayurveda promotes an art of living for health & longevity. Pulse reading for body-type evaluation and root cause of symptoms; balance through herbs, diet &
• B. O. S. LAURIE FRASER, certified B.O.S. practitioner. Excellent results: emotional issues (depression, anxiety, grief), pain, disease, allergies, mould, menopause, infection, arthritis, etc. Spiritual development. $45.00 613-721-3781.
• Bed & Breakfast LA GRANGE COUNTRY INN & YOGA STUDIO – Historic barn converted into spectacular 4-star inn and studio. Located on the edge of Gatineau Park in the village of Wakefield, only 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa. www.lagrangecountryinn.com (819) 459-3939. • Biofeedback Internationally Certified Quantum Biofeedback Therapist. Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www.quantumru.com • Biorhythms Your physical, emotional and intellectual cycles. an for the ups and downs in your life. $40 per chart. Call 819 684-4347 • BodyTalk LORI HOLLOHAN MA, CBP & Yoga Teacher (613) 866-7091 email@example.com • Books Planet Botanix, 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444, www.planetbotanix.com: Gardening, self help, spiritual, cards, cds, dvds RAMA LOTUS YOGA CENTRE. www. ottawayoga.com/ 342 Gladstone Ave 613.234.7974. Yoga & Lifestyle, Meditation, DVD’s and More FOOTSTEPS IN THE SANDS OF TIME – My Journey of Remembering, Self-Healing and Learning Through 4 Lifetimes. Available from www.sylviakay.ca. 819-983-1726
HARE KRISHNA TEMPLE. Books & tapes. 212 Somerset St. E. 565-6544 • Bowen Therapy CHRYSALIS THERAPIES / Christine Follows. www.chrysalistherapies.ca Certified Bowen Therapy Practitioner (advanced). Call (613) 5230640 after 5 pm. or e-mail follows0640@rogers. com BowenTherapy Ottawa Bette Madigan. www.BowenTherapyOttawa.ca Certified Bowen Therapy Practitioner(advanced) 376 Churchill Ave. Suite 203(Westboro Clinic) insurance receipts available. Call 613-722-4249 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org • Buddhism OTTAWA SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE. Meditation and free meditation instruction. On-going classes and events. Public welcome. www.shambhalaottawa.ca 725-9321 PINE GATE SANGHA - Zen Buddhist Community: www.ianprattis.com/pinegate.htm - practices Engaged Buddhism in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Pine Gate Meditation Hall is at 1252 Rideout Cr in the west end; 613 726 0881. Thursday meditation and study class at 7:00pm; First Saturdays of each month - dharma talk and pot luck supper at 5.00pm. Other activities: Retreats, Days of Mindfulness, pilgrimages, hikes, sweatlodges. Nucleus of Friends for Peace www.friendsforpeace.ca Dharmacharya Ian Prattis - True Body of Wisdom - is the resident teacher INTRODUCTION TO ZEN WORKSHOP A formal introduction to authentic Zen training through instruction in zazen (sitting Zen) and kinhin (walking Zen). First Saturday of each month, 1:45-4 p.m. Pre-registration required. 613-562-1568 or email@example.com. Zen Centre of Ottawa www.wwzc.org/ • Career Consulting ACADEMY OF CAREER COUNSELLING Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D.(Counselling Therapy) Career Specialist. Do what you love to do and be who you really are and money and success will follow. Being radically present during the career planning process ensures access to your ideal career-life path. 234-5678 or 7263636. Web site: www.ottawacounselling.com • Catering WE WILL CATER your small to medium event tailored to your specific dietary needs and liking ie. Vegan,Vegetarian, Living Food, Low Fat, Ciliac, etc Eager to learn more about cooking? - ask me about some theme cooking classes. tel 613 668 4223. e-mail.: thefitnesschef@rogers. com • Ceremonies CARRIE RATHWELL, Ceremonialist Personalized ceremonies created for you & with you: weddings, funerals, baby & family ceremonies, rites of passage, house blessings, pet funerals, shamanic journeys for ceremonies, personal ceremony consultations & more! 613237-1473. www.ceremonialist.blogspot.com/ • Chiropractic DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca
DR. GINGER ANDREWS, DC Experience the gift of chiropractic...connecting mind, body & soul. Opening hearts to discover the magnificence within. Healing From The Heart. 356 MacLaren St. (at Bank) (613) 594-8576. ACTIVATOR CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC. Restore proper spinal balance safely and comfortably with the precise low-force activator analysis and instrument. Dr. Stephani S.Dunk 613-226-9800. Baseline @ Prince of Wales BODYMIND WELLNESS STUDIO Want to live an Extraordinary Life? Find out how pain and symptoms tell you to stop, pay attention and take a new direction in your life. Experience the life changing and healing benefits of Network Spinal Analysis and Somato-Respiratory Integration. Attend a FREE Discover Workshop. www.bodymindstudio.com • Cleaning WE CLEAN HOMES. Using only healthy and earth friendly products. Relax and treat yourself to a natural home cleaning. Since 1988. Beaulieu Home Cleaning. 613-731-1532. Suzanne. firstname.lastname@example.org • Clinics PLANET BOTANIX, 301 Bank (Somerset) 5674444: visit our website for a list of practitioners www.planetbotanix.com KILLENS REID PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINIC now offering TCM with acupuncture practioner. Other services, Osteopathy, Vodder Lymphatic Drainage, Vestibular Rehab, Urinary Incontinence Rehab, Massage Therapy, Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy. www. killensreid.com (613) 594-8512. • Clutter ABUNDANT LIVING BY DESIGN. From Chaos to Order – Bring on the Flow. By clearing the energy of your home, removing your excess stuff, and moving things around you release an energetic block thus allowing you to move to the next level of your spiritual journey. It can be magical. Give me a call. I would love to work with you. Edie Lane - Feng Shui Consultant, Professional Organizer and De-Clutter Specialist. 613-565-1919 www.abundantlivingbydesign.com GAIN FREEDOM FROM CLUTTER and save precious time and energy. Let me help you get organized so you can find exactly what you need when you need it. Jobs may be as small a linen closet or as large as a garage. It is said that 25% of what we buy is spent on things we already own but can’t find them. Increase your peace of mind. Call for a free consultation: 613-762-1704 or email@example.com • Coaching ACADEMY OF PERSONAL AND RELATIONSHIP COACHING www. ottawacounselling.com Coaching concentrates on healing and empowerment and de-emphasizes being clinical and helping. Richard Haney is a wholistic coach who brings a wide range of skills, techniques and modalities to each coaching interaction. He provides warm, heartconnected and empathetic coaching. Please contact Richard Haney to enhance your life and make the most of each moment. Listening well is the most eloquent sign of caring. Richard Merrill
Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy), 234-5678 or 726-3636. MARLENE NEUFELD, MSW, RSW, AND BOB NEUFELD, M.ED., help couples create closer loving relationships. We specialize in two-on-two couples coaching/psychotherapy. Experience our life changing approach which will help you learn skills and techniques that facilitate lasting personal change in a faster and easier way than traditional talk-therapy. We each have over 36 years experience in helping couples/ people create more satisfying relationships/lives. For more information or to arrange a one-hour no-charge-to you initial consultation see www. marleneandbob.com or phone 613-594-9248. Thomas M. Tegtmeyer. Kimaya Joy International (KJI) Information Medicine Balancing (IMB) at: Mother Earth Natural Health 747 D Richmond Road (at Cleary). By appointment only. Phone: 613.769.5575; http:// thomasmtegtmeyer.energyk.org/interview.html; http://www.energybalanceexchange.org/; http:// www.cicr-icrc.ca/; http://www.adrontario.ca/; http://www.imimediation.org/ MOIRA HUTCHISON CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp.: Blending her intuitive gifts with Life Coaching, Moira concentrates on awakening your true potential, inviting and supporting change for your highest good. To inspire your life and get on track (613) 432-1239 www.WellnessWithMoira. com BERYL ALLPORT, MCC, TRC, Master Coach, Facilitator, Author, Certified Retirement Life Coach. Mid life transition coaching, workshops and speaking. Finding a deeper meaning of self and life. 613-421-3042 www.beallucanbe.com MYLÈNE SURPRENANT M.A, *bilingual, Life and Career Transition Coach, also assisting mothers returning to the workforce, OserSaVoie@gmail.com, 613-304-1369 GRAHAM WISEMAN, Coaching for LIFE. If you’re going round in circles, doing the same thing over and over and wanting a different outcome; If you’re Stuck or Confused; If you’re feeling like there must be more to life than this; I will offer you new perspectives, tools and assistance. Call or email me to set up your first complimentary session. (819) 483-0667 firstname.lastname@example.org • Cosmetic Rejuvenation NUMEROUS QUANTUM THERAPIES employed. All non-invasive. Remove wrinkles, cellulite Improve skin condition. Enlarge/ reduce Breast size, Weight Management. Doug Henderson Phd. 613-233-3888 www.quantumru. com • Counselling 100TELEPHONE COUNSELLING/ COACHING. Johanne Guitard, M.Ed., C.C.C., *bilingual. Take action steps to transform your life. email@example.com, 819-684-7360. ADULT DAUGHTERS’ OTTAWA COUNSELING AND HEALING CENTRE. For professional women, 40+, who have grown up with an alcoholic parent. Individual counseling, monthly group, with experienced addiction specialist. Day and early evening appointments. Central location. www.eftottawa.com. Marguerite Tennier, M.A., 613-744-1538
DIRECTORY LINDA ADVOKAAT, MSW, RSW. Individual and relationship counseling. Feminist, lesbian positive. Learn to be more fully yourself, living from your own core wisdom. Enhance your connections with others through mutual relationships and building a sense of community. Sliding fee scale. www.advokaatcounselling.com 613-237-6127. ALISON KIAWENNISERATHE BENEDICT, MSW, RSW Wolf Clan, Mohawk Peaceful Living: Life Beyond Belief Individual, family and group counselling. Understanding and helping residential school survivors, people dealing with anger and stress, or childhood and relationship matters. 613 686-3731 peace@ myplace4peace.com www.myplace4peace.com ONE PRECIOUS LIFE is all that each of us has; why spend it on mental and emotional pain? You can get help to have happy relationships, selfesteem in your work, skills to cope with difficult moods, and make the changes you want in your life. Call Clea Derwent (M.Ed counselling, TA psychotherapy) at 613-695-0505. LUC DUMOUCHEL, BA(PSY), MA, CCC. INDIVIDUAL & COUPLE therapy. Anxiety/ stress, codependency, burnout/depression, grief/loss, self-care, sexual orientation/GLBT, spirituality. Communication, conflict resolution, emotional dependency, relational intimacy, sexual difficulties, separation, unfaithfulness. Ottawa/Hull locations. Insurance coverage. Bilingual. 613-235-9813 www.lucdumouchel. com firstname.lastname@example.org ACADEMY OF COUNSELLING. Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) Specializing in individual and couple counselling and in comprehensive family mediation. Also specializing in bereavement, career and stress counselling. 234-5678 or 726-3636. Web: www. ottawacounselling.com KATHY GLOVER SCOTT M.S.W., professional, experienced Reiki Master/Teacher (Ascended Levels). www.ReikiOttawa.com. Reiki to the 21st degree, 5th Dimensional Consciousness Program, Reiki and Crystals and Root Cause Release Work. Classes and individual appointments (some covered by extended benefits). 613-271-8636 SHERRY HARRIS, M.S.W., CHt: Spiritual Psychotherapist specializing in all issues around anxiety and depression, anger management, grief and loss. Anger Management courses offered for individuals, couples, and families. Classes and counselling for spiritual development and using the Law of Attraction in your life. *613-236-8852 * email@example.com Supporting you in transforming what is painful and difficult into meaning, ease and new life. By phone or in person. Shulamit Day Berlevtov 613-868-9642 www.shula.ca ROSEMARY MURRAY-LACHAPELLE, M.L.S., M.A., Dipl. Analyt. Psych. Jungian Analyst and psychotherapist. Individual therapy to address your unique concerns. (819) 568-0282 ALYCE SNOW - M.Psy. (over 40 yrs exp.) Grandir ensemble au rythme des saisons .. Developing one’s feeling of wholeness/harmony Famille - couple - individuel - mini groupes
Growing pains -relationships -life transitions Mieux traverser les moments imp/ difficiles Stress relief through artistic self-expression .. Vers une meilleure contribution sociale *daytime or evenings (613) 741-5632
techniques such as osteopathy, cranio sacral therapy and/or massage, removes tensions and restrictions in the body. This is done in order to encourage structural and physiological harmony, self healing and overall better being. 613 884 2331.
• Couples MARLENE AND BOB NEUFELD help couples who want to create a closer, more loving relationship with one another. Learn how to avoid the common relationship problems of criticism, defensiveness, or just drifting apart. Experience Bob and Marlene’s life changing approach, which includes their ability to bring a couple’s perspective to helping other couples. We each have over 36 years experience in helping couples/ people create more satisfying relationships/lives. For more information see www.marleneandbob. com or phone 613-594-9248.
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• Courses CHAKRA BASICS, ONLINE. www. wisewomanuniversity.org. $49.95 for 4 classes. Start anytime. Covers the chakras, how they affect your physical, mental and emotional health. Try fun exercises, assignments and meditations. Catherine Bastedo. www. visionreiki.com. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Cranio-Sacral Therapy JOAH BATES, D.O.(UK) Biodynamic Osteopathy. Creating a space for self-healing through structural balance. Over 25 years experience. 613-742-0011. JOHN CARKNER, Advanced CST Practitioner and Intuitive Healer. Upledger Teaching Assistant, and Health & Wellness Educator. Any questions or concerns? Call for a clear understanding of how CST can make a difference. Receive an introductory session for only $40! 613-596-2210 or email@example.com Denise Gaulin, B.A., CST Since the early 1990’s, Denise offers individual CranioSacral Therapy (CST) and SomatoEmotional Release (SER) sessions; she also has a specialization and a vast experience in pediatric CST and Visceral Manipulation (Barral). Denise is a certified CranioSacral therapist and certified teaching assistant for all levels of coursework (Upledger). Tutorials are offered to students of CST and SER. By appointment. Tel. 613-738-9080 ELOISE GRAHAM regPT Craniosacral practitioner, centretown clinic or home visits. Insurance receipts. For more information please visit www.eloisegraham.ca info@eloisegraham. ca or call 613-234-3920 MICHELLE PERKOVIC RMT. CranioSacral & Massage Therapy Trained with Upledger Institute. Gift certificates available. Insurance receipts. Kanata 327-2105 WELLNESS WITH MOIRA: CranioSacral and SomatoEmotional Release Sessions. Specializing in self empowerment for healing and health. Insurance Receipts. www.WellnessWithMoira. com 613.432.1239 Stephan Giunta is a holistic therapist that relies on the understanding that the body is a unit and on the natural ability of the body to self heal and to self regulate. Through the use of physical
• Crystal Singing Bowls & Intuitive Voice DEEP SOUL ENERGETICS Pamela Holm. Intuitive voice and Crystal Singing bowls sessions. Group and individual. Music Therapist, Karmic Master. Also DNA/karmic healing. www. PamelaHolm.ca 613-264-8671 pamela_holm@ yahoo.com • Crystals Crystal Classes Namaste. Sandy Stewart, Founder, SoundCentres.com warmly invites you to participate in her 2010 Crystal Consciousness Classes. These introductory and advanced crystal classes are open to anyone interested in learning how to easily and effectively integrate crystal applications for personal use and/or into an existing health-care practice as a therapist or health and wellness coach (e.g. Reflexology, Reiki, Massage). The crystal and sacred geometry classes will also be of interest to anyone wishing to explore and expand their knowledge of subtle energy vibrations, vibrational healing, crystal grids, and ceremonial world work. This year, SoundCentres.com is introducing new sampler workshops. Please contact Sandy Stewart, Sandy@SoundCentres.com or check out www. SoundCentres.com to register for a class or for more information. Together, may we all celebrate the wonder of this Earth and all that dwells therein. BIO –Sandy Stewart, MSW, received her first crystal spirit stone while living at the Findhorn Spiritual Community and Eco Village, in Scotland in 1978. She has been working with crystals since 1984, and has been teaching crystal workshops locally and in the United States since 2004. Passionate about the endless possibilities offered by crystals, Sandy Stewart has studied crystals and crystal applications with international teachers Joy Gardner, Blue Eagle (d’Aigle Bleu), DaEL Walker, the late Marcel Vogel, and Ken Harsh. Sandy is an Ordained Minister in the Order of Melchizedek and a Certified Melchizedek Instructor with the Sanctuary of the Beloved, School for the Prophets, State of New York. ASCENSION HEALING SERVICES • Crystal Healing Sessions • Crystal Boutique • Courses on How to Use Crystals to Heal and Transform your Life and to Enhance your Healing Work (no experience with crystals required). Also offering Crystal Elixirs, Therapeutic Crystal Jewellery and Crystal Gridding of home and business space. Karen Osborne is a crystal healer certified in several modalities. She has studied with - Katrina Raphael, Crystal Healing Academy, Hawaii - DaEl Walker, Crystal Awareness Institute, California - Naisha Ahsian, Crystalis Institute, Vermont, Marilyn & Tohmas Twintrees, Ahhhmuse, New Mexico • www.ascensionhealing.ca For more information call or email Karen Osborne at 613.798.2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Dance Divine Image Dance “The Future of Dance & Wellness” We introduce to you the power of Holistic Belly Dance. Dance and move with your feminity to transform your body and mind resulting in: Increased energy, Connecting with your femininity, Stay Fit, Meditate, Connect with other women. Release your full divine and feminine potential with us. Sessions offered weekly. Divineimagedance.com 613.265.4048 DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE: Joinus in simple, meditative multi-cultural circle dances that use sacred phrases from the many sacred traditions of the earth to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and others. For more information call 613-594-9248, checkour schedule at www.marleneandbob.com or email email@example.com ANJALI ACADEMY, DANCE AND YOGA: Asana Adavu and Mantra: a unique synthesis of yoga postures and Indian temple dance, mudras, facial expressions and tala set to mantras. Also traditional Indian Classical Temple dance classes. www.culturalhorizons.ca firstname.lastname@example.org 613 745-1368 DANCE WITH ALANA STUDIOS: We offer FUN & FRIENDLY dance classes in: Swing, Tap, Dance Fusion, Zumba, Bollywood, Belly Dancing, Burlesque, Ballroom, Hip Hop and Salsa. Dance With Alana has a wide range of classes for adults, seniors, children & teens. The studio is at 858 Bank St @ 5th Ave. For more information call 613-233-3456 or visit our website at dancewithalana.com PAULINE BROWN’S SCHOOL OF STEPDANCING Learn the unique art of stepdance, classes available in Ottawa at the Bronson Centre, and Aylmer Quebec at Creation De Danse. Call 613-858-0039 or visit www. stepdancewithpauline.com JOURNEY DANCE OTTAWA - Conscious Ecstatic Dance. Stand firmly in the foundation of your own feet as we venture outwards in all directions, finding our rhythm with all things. Through improvised movement we ride our own creative wave. Your journey will be gently guided, leaving each dancer the space to breath and simply be. Our dance is a chance to play, a chance to pray. To heal and reveal. Connect and respect. Sometimes pretty, sometimes gritty. A chance to practice the art of living consciously. Nothing fancy, nothing forced. This dance warmly welcomes all souls, with deep honour and respect for each and every person who graces us by their simple presence. Honest facilitation by dodie & live DJ’ing by brian. www. JourneyDanceOttawa.com YOGADANCE. Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 798-9642 www.windhorse-yoga.ca BELLY DANCING FOR FUN! Awaken your own Goddess of Dance. Tracey @ 613-241-3397 or www.bellydancingforfun.com • Detoxification DETOXIFICATION AND RELAXATION through our Far Infrared Sauna, Natural Aloe & Herb Body Wrap ad Dead Sea mineral Treatments Open Daily at 2900 Woodroffe Ave 613-823-9051 Your Wellness Your Way, Where It’s All About Balance
DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca AQUA CHI FOOTBATH, easy+effective detox Rica Gerhardt 613-257-8362 rica11@sympatico. ca www.wellbeingisyours.com check Spa Days Numerous Detoxification processes employed. Super Charger Health Spa, Light Beam Generator, EPFX/SCIO Quantum Biofeedback, Intermitent Hypoxic Therapy, Essential Oils, Aura Light Therapy, Hypnotherapy. Doug Henderson Phd 613-2333888 www.quantumru.com • Distance Healing LINDA ENERGY HEALER—Highly effective energy healing sessions available distantly for physical & emotional pain such as childhood issues, abuse, grief, divorce, & accidents. Current distance healing clients range from Toronto and Montréal to Australia and Asia. For further info, please visit www.lindaenergyhealer.com email email@example.com or call 613-868-8468. Serving people & pets. PayPal option • DNA/Karmic Healing/Sound Healing DEEP SOUL ENERGETICS Refresh the spirit & progress on ascension path through releasing problems at the root, within the DNA, from this and other lifetimes, and throughout the existence of the soul. Intuitive sound work with Crystal Singing bowls & voice with Music Therapist, Karmic Master. www.PamelaHolm.ca 613-2648671 firstname.lastname@example.org • Doula Death Doula and End-of-Life Shaman, oneon-one consultations, Circle and Workshops. Trained to aid and support individuals in their dying processes. Debbie Charbonneau, 613-8230384, www.debbiecharbonneau.ca/ • Dreams ROSEMARY MURRAY-LACHAPELLE, M.L.S., M.A., Dipl. Analyt. Psych. Jungian Analyst and psychotherapist. Therapy practised with sensitivity to material from the unconscious such as dreams. (819) 568-0282 • Ear Candling EAR CANDLING - HYGIENIC. Fire-resistant head cover. Riverside Health Centre. Dina (613) 526-1255. • Effective Communication NON-VIOLENT per Marshall Rosenberg: www.cnvc.org Coaching, Mediation,Training, Families, Restorative Circles www. embodyingempathy.com. Gina 450-297-3799; email@example.com; http://oorcfn.blogspot. com. Lucie 613-324-3244 laroselmn@yahoo. com • EMF Balancing P.W. EMF BALANCERS, Home, Work, Auto. Steve Priebe (613) 842-4758, spriebe@ sympatico.ca, www.emffreezone.ca • EMF Pollution ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM MIGRAINE HEADACHES, Having difficulty sleeping, thrown out of balance Wireless technology? Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www. quantumru.com
• Emotional Freedom Technique EMOTIONAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL PAIN AND STRESS can lead to physical pain and illness. Life is too short to live with pain of any kind! EFT is an important tool in getting rid of pain - and also in removing the negativity that blocks you from manifesting and attracting the positive and allowing for fullness of self and your divine plan. Tap into emotional freedom - try it on EVERYTHING! Diane Lanthier (613) 2978293 www.reiki-light.com • Energy ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONAL FACILITATOR The Art of Neutrality - sessions available by phone, distance or in person Yvette Marie-Claire Guy 819 771-8858 • Energy Healing MAUREEN KELLERMAN – Uses Healing Touch to work directly with the energy of the body, mind & emotions. Compassionate, experienced practitioner. m.kellerman@rogers. com or visit www.innerspa.ca LINDA STEELE - Highly effective energy medicine for healing emotional, physical & spiritual pain at the root level. In person or by distance, people & pets. Please call 613-868-8468, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. lindaenergyhealer.com Insurance receipts available. LAURIE FRASER, B.O.S. and hands on. Excellent results: addiction, inceat survvors, anxiety, infertility, infection, allergies, pain, diseases, spiritual blocks, past-life healing, other emotional, physical & spiritual issues. $45.00 613-721-3781. • Energy Kinesiology Thomas M. Tegtmeyer. Information Medicine Balancing since 1995. For personal bests and gentle transformation through many ways by weaving coherence, focusing awareness, balancing priorities, mapping energy. If distance is a factor, I will come to your house via: E/ M: balance@thomasMtegtmeyer.com; Phone: 613.769.5575; SKYPE-video: display: sky_imb; ID: KJI_IMB; ichat; or remote session. By appointment only. http://thomasmtegtmeyer. energyk.org/interview.html www.canask.org/ class_listings.htm www.braingym.org/ www. energybalanceexchange.org/ • Energy Medicine Combining the power of Donna Eden Energy Medicine and Emotional Freedom Technique to release blocks and empower you to step into your magnificence. Catherine McLenaghan, certified Donna Eden Energy Medicine Practitioner and certified Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner. Call 613-730-0411. Private sessions and ongoing. classes.www.energywellspring.com • Erectile Dysfunction HYPNOSIS WORKS! Call Suzi: 613-878-4235 www.creatingbalancenow.com • Face Massage FACE MASSAGE (REJUVENATING) The Canadian Centre of Indian Head Massage. Two day course with Debbie Boehlen. Certification available. 905.714.0298 www. indianheadmassagecanada.com
• Family FAMILY YOGA Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 613-798-9642 www.windhorseyoga.ca KIDS YOGA Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 613-798-9642 www.windhorseyoga.ca MOM & BABY YOGA. Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 798-9642 www.windhorseyoga.ca • Far Infrared Sauna Therapy DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca • Feldenkrais Method KAREN MEREDITH, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practioner, www.beyondmovement. ca or 613-761-6200 • Feng Shui BALANCE - HARMONY - ENERGY Enhancing spaces that transform your life. Registered Interior Designer and Certified Feng Shui Consultant. Specializing in Space and Clutter Clearing, Space Planning, Design and Decoration, Colour and Light, Renovation and Construction. Pamela Burns, ARIDO, IDC, Reiki Master (613) 741-4055 ABUNDANT LIVING BY DESIGN. From Chaos to Order – Bring on the Flow. By clearing the energy of your home, removing your excess stuff, and moving things around you release an energetic block thus allowing you to move to the next level of your spiritual journey. It can be magical. Give me a call. I would love to work with you. Edie Lane - Feng Shui Consultant, Professional Organizer and De-Clutter Specialist. 613-565-1919 www.abundantlivingbydesign.com • Feng Shui Workshops PRACTITIONER/FACILITATOR LINDA THERRIEN from Life Health Healing Center provides two workshops. Introduction to Feng Shui with compass and Advanced Feng Shui with crystals both include certificates. Let Feng Shui in your home and in your life help you achieve Harmony, Abundance, Happiness and more. Workshops are held on the third Saturday or Sunday of each month from 1pm to 5pm. Pre-registration required. Linda is the founder and teacher of Dimensional Meditation with crystals. Call: 613-824-4548 or visit www. lifehealthhealing.com • Fertility THE MIND/BODY CONNECTION using hypnosis to help with fertility www. creatingbalancenow.com Contact Suzi 613-8784235 email@example.com FAMILY PLANNING CONSULTING using the highly successful Lunar Phase Method. One time fee of $100.00 includes personalized profile and follow up. Nancy at 613-324-4458 or fertilitywheel @hotmail.com. • Flower Essences FLOWER ESSENCES can support you through all phases of life. Gentle release of blocks and patterns, healing of old wounds, assistance with acute or chronic issues. Californian, Pacific and Bach essences. Will treat animals. Barbara
Schuster, FES-certified practitioner; 613-8204303 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Focusing With FOCUSING, no matter what you do, it will go better. Guided sessions by phone or in person. 613-868-9642 www.shula.ca • Foot Orthotics Dr. Jean-Fran ois Gauthier B.Sc., D.C., C Ped (C) is a certified pedorthist, a trained foot health specialist. Providing solutions for conditions such as plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, etc. Restore proper foot, knee, hip and lower back balance with confortable custom-made foot orthotics. Conveniently located near Rideau Center, free parking: 445 Cumberland St. Please call 613-241-3434. For more information contact us at email@example.com or www. spineandfoot.com • Frequencies of Brilliance Christine Follows / CHRYSALIS THERAPIES. Call (613) 523-0640 after 5 p.m. for appt. or email firstname.lastname@example.org • Functional Medicine DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca • Gifts Planet Botanix, 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444: eco friendly, recycled, unique and inspirational ideas! • Grief ANGEL WELLNESS, Vonne Solis, Angel Therapy Practitioner¨. Alternative grief therapy. Visit www.angelwellness.ca or call 613-2580524 for more information. • Grief Counselling NUMEROUS QUANTUM, Non-invasive Technologies Employed to reduce Stress and Rebalance Body, Mind and Spirit! Doug Henderson Phd Ordained Non-Denominational Minister 613233-3888 www.quantumru.com • Guided Imagery PERSONALIZED SESSIONS TO ADDRESS HEALTH CONCERNS OR LIFE TRANSITIONS. Promote healing, manage pain, connect with inner guidance. Email Maureen at m.kellerman@rogers. com or visit www.innerspa.ca • Hadoscan HADOSCAN Sessions available by phone, distance or in person Contact Yvette Marie-Claire Guy 819 771-8858 • Health Kinesiology RICA GERHARDT, Specialized Holistic Health Kinesiologist. Treat causes, not symptoms. Install empowering beliefs. Nutrition. Detox. Private sessions.(Insurance). Workshops. Spa Days www.wellbeingisyours.com 613-257-8362 email@example.com • Herbal Healing AVALON HERBAL CLINIC. Anne Driscoll R.H. Traditional Herbalist. For both chronic and acute conditions - let herbs walk with you on the road to wellness. All remedies are custom blended to meet your individual needs. Located just east of Ottawa - minutes from the 417. For more information or to book an appointment call 613-612-1181.
JUDY HENRY is a skilled herbal practitioner and healer with 25 years of experience in holistic healing. She combines knowledge, intuition and guidance, as she weaves together the sacred wisdom and spirit of the plants, as well as many ancient & modern healing modalities. Health Coaching program: In-depth Individual coaching, personalized protocols &custom-blended herbal formulas. Single consultations are also available. www.earthmedicine.ca 613- 832-8241 • Herbalism KATHLEEN LEESON RH, is one of two certified clinical herbalists in the region with the Ontario Herbalists Association, a professional regulating body. We have developed educational standards, a Professional Scope of Practice, a Professional Code of Practice and a Professional Code of Ethis. See www.herbalists.on.ca She has been studying, working, growing, sharing, teaching, journeying and playing with the plants since 1982. Her specialty is in the art and science of healing and she is available for one-on-one appointments in downtown Ottawa at(613) 2371473. She also teaches The Wisdom of Plants Herbal Apprenticeship Program starting yearly in May from her garden. www.kathleenleeson.com • Herbs JUDY’S ORGANIC HERBS Canada’s favourite source for medicinal herbs & health items. Huge selection of highest-quality organic bulk herbs, tinctures, oils & more including vibrant premium herbs from our gardens. Mailed to your home or office. www.earthmedicine.ca 613-832-8241 MOTHER EARTH NATURAL HEALTH, 747D Richmond Road, 613-321-3557 - large selection of bulk herbs, over 180 different organic and wildcrafted herbs, resins and spices. Ask us about special orders. Qualified / knowledgeable staff available to assist you. • Holistic Health Care DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www.TotalWellnessSolution.ca • Homeopathy J.B. HOMEOPATHIC DISPENSARY. Jo-Anne Bazinet, homeopath. Member of S.P.H.Q., C.S.H., H.M.C.C. 2062 St. Joseph Blvd., Orleans, ON, K1C 1E6. (613) 830-0487. Consultations & products available. M. AYUB KHAN, B.A, DHM (UK), HD (Home of affordable, safe and alternative Health care System for acute & chronic diseases) Telephone: (613)746-6248 (R), (613)282-2660 (B) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ARCANUM WHOLISTIC CLINIC. Comprehensive Heilkunst and Homeopathy approach used with great success for all forms of chronic illness. Modalities include Sequential Therapy, Dynamic Nutrition, Medical Orgonomy, Anthroposophical Medicine, and CoReInergetix assessment and treatments (radionics). Jeff Korentayer DMH, B.A. Psych; Allyson McQuinn, DMH, author of ThePathToCure.com; 234-4604 email@example.com www.arcanum.ca. Insurance receipts.
RENAISSANCE HOLISTIC HEALTH Zosia Religa, RN. RCSHom New possibilities in your health can exist through trusted Classical Homeopathy. www.renaissanceholistic.com, Insurance receipts available. Parking, 235 King Edward Ave. (613) 667-7777 ELIZABETH WIGGINS, HD (R.Hom.), RNCP, for acute and chronic conditions. For complete health and wellness, I also offer Nutritional Counselling, Reiki, Life Coaching and Lifeline Techniqueª. (613) 222-6922 healing@ elizabethwiggins.com www.elizabethwiggins.com MARILENA GAVRILA - NUTRIHOM D.I.Hom(Pract.), RNCP, Registered Homeopath for acute and chronic conditions and Registered Nutritional and Lifestyle Consultant; firstname.lastname@example.org; (613)842-9328 • HypnoBirthing® LEARN SELF-HYPNOSIS for an easier, more comfortable birthing. Visit www.innerspa.ca or email Maureen at email@example.com • Hypnotherapy RID YOURSELF OF OLD HABITS AND ADDICTIONS. Hypnosis and HypnoAcupuncture. SLEEP despite your partner’s snoring thanks to hypnosis. Weight loss, Drug, Smoking, Sex, Food and Gambling addictions. Age regression to correct decades old influences. Hypnosis by Judy Spence (CH), National Guild of Hypnotists-certified. Ottawa 613-728-2579 OR Gatineau: 819-661-1061. 1st session: $100. Subsequent $80. Insurance receipts. www. naetottawa.com Martine Brisson, hypnosis and alternative therapies. REDISCOVER THE JOY OF LIFE with the help of hypnosis, EFT, NLP, Eye movement Integration therapy, Psych-K, Reiki and IET. I get to the source of the problem to eliminate it. Only certified 5 Path (5 phase advance transformational hypnosis) in the region. Teacher of 7 Path selfhypnosis. Stress reduction, remove fears, anxiety, self-esteem, traumas and more. Insurance receipt available. Gatineau . 819-918-6670 www. martinebrisson.com WENDY ARMSTRONG, CHt, MHt, Master Consulting Hypnotist, CCIr. You can create the life you desire NOW! 613-823-3316 wendy@ wellness-centre.com www.wellness-centre.com ACADEMY OF HYPNOTHERAPY www. ottawahypnosis.com When talking therapy is just not enough to dissolve old emotional blocks...Create new pathways by trusting and following fresh images, empowering suggestions and inspiring visions. Become whole again by re-membering and re-connecting forgotten parts of yourself. What inside! What outside! Consider the Whole... Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D.(Counselling Therapy) Hypnotherapist, 234-5678 or 726-3636. HELP FOR ORDINARY EVERYDAY PROBLEMS WITH HYPNOSIS Sandra Marian B.A., T.E.S.O.L., N.L.P,(3), Reiki, I.E.T., C.C.P., C.C.H.,(2), C.M.P.,n.d.,Lay School Theology & Pastoral Care certified. National Guild Hypnotists & New England Institute of Hypnotherapy certified. Credit cards accepted Naturopathic (extended) health insurance receipts. 2211 Riverside Drive-Suite 402. 613-866-8471
MOIRA HUTCHISON CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp.: With a blend of Hypnotherapy and Coaching, the focus is placed upon what YOU want and together we make it happen in the right way for you (613) 432-1239 www.WellnessWithMoira. com PATRICIA V. LACROIX, Certified Hypnotherapist. Member of The National Guild of Hypnotists and National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists. Specializing in Suggestion and Regression Therapy. Gift Certificates available. 613-592-2520 firstname.lastname@example.org RELAX, DE-STRESS, QUIT WORRYING! Rid yourself of anxieties and start enjoying life again! Adam Hacker, Consulting Hypnotist, can guide you down a better path to personal happiness and success in stress management, smoking cessation, weight control and self-confidence! Contact us for the beginning of a new and better you! Phone: 613-316-7575 E-mail: ajhacker@ mail.com. www.adamhackerhypnosis.com. Hypnosis. For life TAUGHT BY DOLORES CANNON One of the World’s Most Respected, Hypnotherapists. Author of Convoluted Universe -Books 1,2 & 3. Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www. quantumru.com • Indian Head Massage THE CANADIAN CENTRE OF INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE. Two day course with Debbie Boehlen, Certification available. 905.714.0298 www.indianheadmassagecanada.com AYURVEDIC HEAD MASSAGE certification with Jackie Cave, Fusion School of Natural Health. 613-389-4344 or info@ FusionNaturalHealth.com • Infrared Sauna YOUR SAUNA STORE where you can try Before you Buy! Open Daily at 2900 Woodroffe Ave 613-823-9051 Your Wellness Your Way • Intuitive Counseling and Energy Healing INTUITIVE COUNSEL AND ENERGY WORK is available to support individuals with compassionate and gentle processing for increased health of your body, mind, and spirit. Discover your inner conflicts through intuitive counseling, and then resolve these internal barriers to optimal health with energy work. Intuitive Development Workshops, Reiki training and Love and Light Workshops are also available throughout the year. I look forward to working with you. Please see my website for further details, www.intuitivelight.com Cheryl Jiala Driskell: 613-761-6773 • Intuitive Numerology A NEW SCHOOL OF THOUGHT. Psychic Consultation. Laura Young 725-7232 lbaird@ istar.ca • Intuitive Psychic Readings LINDA THERRIEN World Known Medium Clairvoyant. Using Crystals, Chinese Astrology and Channeling Cards, my Readings consist of guidance in your work, health, love and Spiritual Healing. I am accurate, dependable and gifted. I am Founder of Dimensional Meditation with crystals, Past Life Regression Channeling Facilitator and a Reiki Master
Teacher Practitioner. (613-824-4548) www. lifehealthhealing.com OTTAWADIVINATION Ottawa’s favourite professional and intuitive psychic interpretors of guided messages through tarot card, palm and oriental face reading and through photographs and handwriting analysis . Individuals, groups, events corporate,workshops and seminars. Darklane and Rose Chalice Tarot. References available. 613-485-0260 or 1-613-433-3584 www.ottawadivination.com • Intuitive Readings MARLENE STEVENS 819 483 9915 Intuitive readings & tarot. Medium & Angel card readings. Marstevens@sympatico.ca MOIRA HUTCHISON CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp.: Connect to your Higher Self and your Inner Wisdom. For insight, guidance, validation, inspiration and support. On-line, by phone and in person (613) 432-1239 www. WellnessWithMoira.com • Iridology WENDY ARMSTRONG, MHt, CCIr, Certified Clinical Iridologist 613-823-3316 wendy@ wellness-centre.com www.wellness-centre.com • Journey JEAN BRAZEAU, Ottawa’s first Accredited Journey Practitioner by Brandon Bays. Whether your issue is Physical, Emotional, or Spiritual, a Journey process coupled with energy work facilitated by me will help guide you to access and clear the cellular memories creating your disease, dis-comfort or self sabotaging behavioral patterns. Works with children, teens and adults, by phone or in person. Give yourself the gift of Freedom! Accredited Journey Practitioner, Reiki Master, NLP Practitioner, Wel-systems Quantum TLC Master Facilitator. Shaman in Training email@example.com, 613-295-2756 PHYLLIS WEDDING, Accredited Journey Practitioner: Come fly with me, and discover the freedom in your soul, your Self. 819-4673800 firstname.lastname@example.org. First process is donation only. • Jungian Analysis ROSEMARY MURRAY-LACHAPELLE, M.L.S., M.A., Dipl. Analyt. Psych. Jungian Analyst. Depth psychology to address your unique concerns. (819) 568-0282 • Kinesiology CHECK Health Kinesiology / Rica Gerhardt • Labyrinth HEALING CIRCLE LABYRINTH Set amid 1,000 evergreen trees surrounded by a garden sanctuary overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Paths are lined with chakra coloured plants and stones. Now scheduling workshops and candlelit evening walks. Call Liz at 613-925-1278 or email@example.com QUIET GARDEN, includes an 11 circuit replica of Chartres Labyrinth. St. John’s Anglican Church, Richmond, 65 Fowler St. 838-6075. http://members.eisa.com/~ec088706/ ST. JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Parish of March, 325 Sandhill Road, Kanata offers an outdoor, 11 circuit, paver Chartres design
labyrinth open to the public at all times. We also offer an indoor, 7 circuit Petite Chartres permanent,painted labyrinth in the church hall. Contact the Parish Office for availability of our indoor facility. ( 613) 592-4747 or www. stjohnskanata.ca • Laughter/Happiness Coaching WWW.LAUGHWITHME.CA LAUGHTER is the best medicine! Learn the skills to make yourself HAPPY! For individuals, groups, work places, clubs EVERYONE DESERVES TO BE HAPPY! Contact Suzi 613-878-4235 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Life Between Lives This is the space between your current life and the one before. The times between death and re-entering the womb for another life. But what goes on in that time-space? What happens to the soul? This is journey to the other side to better understand the reason for which we came on earth. The process is profound, the session itself last up to three hours. Martine Brisson, hypnosis and alternative therapies Gatineau, 819-918-6670 www. martinebrisson.com • LifeLine Technique ELIZABETH WIGGINS, Certified Lifeline Techniqueª Practitioner – get to the root cause of dis-ease and symptoms. If you are ready to experience change in your body and life, call 613-222-6922 or email@example.com www.elizabethwiggins.com MASTERY UNLIMITED The LifeLine Technique™ offers you the opportunity to view symptoms of Pain, Fear, and Challenges as gifts for self-healing using the power of Infinite Love and Gratitude. To learn more visit: www. masteryunlimited.ca and call Graham Wiseman: 819-483-0667 email: graham@masteryunlimited. ca or Judy MacLeod: 613-850-7780 email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Lifestyle Wellness THE ZEN FOR YOU HOLISTIC APPROACH to health combines nutrition and lifestyle counseling, bodywork and yoga packages tailored to your body’s true needs. Zen for You stresses the importance of identifying the client’s lifestyle issues and trains/teaches them to connect better with themselves and acquire a more positive and healing attitude towards a healthier, fitter and balanced life. To know more Zen for You services and programs please visit www. zenforyou.ca • Live & Dried Blood Cell Analyses LIPHE DESIGN.COM. pH Nutritional Microscopy. Donna Porteous 613 253 7467 • Live Blood Analysis CRYSTAL KOZOWY, N.H.P., C.N.C., L.B.C.A., C.I., C.H., Holistic Nutrition Ottawa 613.762.7962, now is the time to take responsibility for your own health let us show you how!! www.holisticnutritionottawa.com email@example.com THE BLOOD IS A MIRROR OF HEALTH! Portable microscopy at various locations, including your office or home! Giselle Rivest
DHHP, DMH, DynBC, DynN, B.Sc. (613) 2850724 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Low Impact Yoga LOW IMPACT HATHA YOGA www. zenforyou.ca The Zen for You Hatha Yoga classes are easy to do for people who have never tried yoga before. Manali Haridas, Certified Yoga instructor progressively teaches the yoga postures and different relaxation breathing techniques in a period of 10 weeks. • Lymphatic LYMPH DRAINAGE, MASSAGE. Detoxify body. Reduce cellulite, edema. Effective for fibromyalgia. Riverside Health Centre. Dina (613) 526-1255 VODDER METHOD. Effective treatment for acute & chronic conditions. Judy Spence, DNM, RN. 613-728-2579 www.naetottawa.com NATURAL HEALTH THERAPEUTIC CENTRE. Lymph drainage (Vodder), Reflexology, Shiatsu, Massage. Twenty years experience. Receipts for extended health plans. Free parking. By appointment only: 613-798-8385. Lincoln Heights Rd. www. naturaltherapeutic.ca • Massage MOVEMENT HARMONY MASSAGE. Spinal alignment work, employing osteopathic techniques, attunement, Swedish & acupuncture massage. 33 years experience treating injuries and chronic back challenges in Orleans. Contact Heather Brown (613) 878-6480. ANN receipt available for insurance. ROSE B. CHAMPAGNE, Orthotherapy, Reflexology (RAC), Deep tissue work, Energy work, CranioSacral Therapy, Insurance receipts, located in Bells Corners. Therapies Sante/ Therapies for Health - (613) 596-5001 Stephan Giunta is a holistic therapist that relies on the understanding that the body is a unit and on the natural ability of the body to self heal and to self regulate. Through the use of physical techniques such as osteopathy, cranio sacral therapy and/or massage, removes tensions and restrictions in the body. This is done in order to encourage structural and physiological harmony, self healing and overall better being. 613 884 2331. BODY MASSAGE & Manual Lymph Drainage. Reiki. Insurance coverage available. Riverside Health Centre. Dina (613) 526-1255. Also in Val-des-Monts, Québec. • Massage Therapy BODY POETS MASSAGE THERAPY, Registered Massage Therapists providing care for acute and chronic pain and injury, wellnessoriented massage, and relaxation. Therapeutic massage, Thai massage, Rolf Method of Structural Integration, hot stone, craniosacral, lymphatic drainage, pre/post-natal, scar rehabilitation, and more. Free parking. 504 Kent Street (at Arlington). Call 613-222-0465 or visit bodypoets.com to book online. Lori MacKay RMT, CAMA – Feeling stress, pain, or just need to relax? Therapeutic massage can help. Providing treatment for acute and chronic conditions and injuries. Experienced in motor vehicle accident claims. Also trained in Acupuncture and Thai Yoga Massage. Receipts
issued. Convenient downtown location: 445 Cumberland St. For App. Please Call 613-2413434. For More Info Contact Lori @ lorirmt@ gmail.com or www.lorirmt.ca/ LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE FOR CHRONIC ILLNESS Effective treatment of many chronic conditions. Judy Spence, DNM RN. 613-7282579 www.naetottawa.com AT YOUR HOME MASSAGE. Glenn D. Bunting, RMT. Convenient, Gift Certificates, Weekend Availability. (613) 866-0215.
• Intuitive Readings MARLENE STEVENS 819 483 9915 Intuitive readings & tarot. Medium & Angel card readings. Marstevens@sympatico.ca MOIRA HUTCHISON CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp.: Connect to your Higher Self and your Inner Wisdom. For insight, guidance, validation, inspiration and support. On-line, by phone and in person (613) 432-1239 www. WellnessWithMoira.com • Iridology WENDY ARMSTRONG, MHt, CCIr, Certified Clinical Iridologist 613-823-3316 wendy@ wellness-centre.com www.wellness-centre.com • Journey JEAN BRAZEAU, Ottawa’s first Accredited Journey Practitioner by Brandon Bays. Whether your issue is Physical, Emotional, or Spiritual, a Journey process coupled with energy work facilitated by me will help guide you to access and clear the cellular memories creating your dis-ease, dis-comfort or self sabotaging behavioral patterns. Works with children, teens and adults, by phone or in person. Give yourself the gift of Freedom! Accredited Journey Practitioner, Reiki Master, NLP Practitioner, Wel-systems Quantum TLC Master Facilitator. Shaman in Training email@example.com, 613-295-2756 PHYLLIS WEDDING, Accredited Journey Practitioner: Come fly with me, and discover the freedom in your soul, your Self. 819-4673800 firstname.lastname@example.org. First process is donation only. • Jungian Analysis ROSEMARY MURRAY-LACHAPELLE, M.L.S., M.A., Dipl. Analyt. Psych. Jungian Analyst. Depth psychology to address your unique concerns. (819) 568-0282 • Kinesiology CHECK Health Kinesiology / Rica Gerhardt • Labyrinth HEALING CIRCLE LABYRINTH Set amid 1,000 evergreen trees surrounded by a garden sanctuary overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Paths are lined with chakra coloured plants and stones. Now scheduling workshops and candlelit evening walks. Call Liz at 613-925-1278 or email@example.com QUIET GARDEN, includes an 11 circuit replica of Chartres Labyrinth. St. John’s Anglican Church, Richmond, 65 Fowler St. 838-6075. http://members.eisa.com/~ec088706/
ST. JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Parish of March, 325 Sandhill Road, Kanata offers an outdoor, 11 circuit, paver Chartres design labyrinth open to the public at all times. We also offer an indoor, 7 circuit Petite Chartres permanent,painted labyrinth in the church hall. Contact the Parish Office for availability of our indoor facility. ( 613) 592-4747 or www. stjohnskanata.ca • Laughter/Happiness Coaching WWW.LAUGHWITHME.CA LAUGHTER is the best medicine! Learn the skills to make yourself HAPPY! For individuals, groups, work places, clubs EVERYONE DESERVES TO BE HAPPY! Contact Suzi 613-878-4235 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Life Between Lives This is the space between your current life and the one before. The times between death and re-entering the womb for another life. But what goes on in that time-space? What happens to the soul? This is journey to the other side to better understand the reason for which we came on earth. The process is profound, the session itself last up to three hours. Martine Brisson, hypnosis and alternative therapies Gatineau, 819-918-6670 www. martinebrisson.com • LifeLine Technique ELIZABETH WIGGINS, Certified Lifeline Techniqueª Practitioner – get to the root cause of dis-ease and symptoms. If you are ready to experience change in your body and life, call 613-222-6922 or email@example.com www.elizabethwiggins.com MASTERY UNLIMITED The LifeLine Technique™ offers you the opportunity to view symptoms of Pain, Fear, and Challenges as gifts for self-healing using the power of Infinite Love and Gratitude. To learn more visit: www. masteryunlimited.ca and call Graham Wiseman: 819-483-0667 email: graham@masteryunlimited. ca or Judy MacLeod: 613-850-7780 email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Lifestyle Wellness THE ZEN FOR YOU HOLISTIC APPROACH to health combines nutrition and lifestyle counseling, bodywork and yoga packages tailored to your body’s true needs. Zen for You stresses the importance of identifying the client’s lifestyle issues and trains/teaches them to connect better with themselves and acquire a more positive and healing attitude towards a healthier, fitter and balanced life. To know more Zen for You services and programs please visit www. zenforyou.ca • Live & Dried Blood Cell Analyses LIPHE DESIGN.COM. pH Nutritional Microscopy. Donna Porteous 613 253 7467 • Live Blood Analysis CRYSTAL KOZOWY, N.H.P., C.N.C., L.B.C.A., C.I., C.H., Holistic Nutrition Ottawa 613.762.7962, now is the time to take responsibility for your own health let us show you how!! www.holisticnutritionottawa.com email@example.com
THE BLOOD IS A MIRROR OF HEALTH! Portable microscopy at various locations, including your office or home! Giselle Rivest DHHP, DMH, DynBC, DynN, B.Sc. (613) 2850724 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Low Impact Yoga LOW IMPACT HATHA YOGA www. zenforyou.ca The Zen for You Hatha Yoga classes are easy to do for people who have never tried yoga before. Manali Haridas, Certified Yoga instructor progressively teaches the yoga postures and different relaxation breathing techniques in a period of 10 weeks. • Lymphatic LYMPH DRAINAGE, MASSAGE. Detoxify body. Reduce cellulite, edema. Effective for fibromyalgia. Riverside Health Centre. Dina (613) 526-1255 VODDER METHOD. Effective treatment for acute & chronic conditions. Judy Spence, DNM, RN. 613-728-2579 www.naetottawa.com NATURAL HEALTH THERAPEUTIC CENTRE. Lymph drainage (Vodder), Reflexology, Shiatsu, Massage. Twenty years experience. Receipts for extended health plans. Free parking. By appointment only: 613-798-8385. Lincoln Heights Rd. www. naturaltherapeutic.ca • Massage MOVEMENT HARMONY MASSAGE. Spinal alignment work, employing osteopathic techniques, attunement, Swedish & acupuncture massage. 33 years experience treating injuries and chronic back challenges in Orleans. Contact Heather Brown (613) 878-6480. ANN receipt available for insurance. ROSE B. CHAMPAGNE, Orthotherapy, Reflexology (RAC), Deep tissue work, Energy work, CranioSacral Therapy, Insurance receipts, located in Bells Corners. Therapies Sante/ Therapies for Health - (613) 596-5001 Stephan Giunta is a holistic therapist that relies on the understanding that the body is a unit and on the natural ability of the body to self heal and to self regulate. Through the use of physical techniques such as osteopathy, cranio sacral therapy and/or massage, removes tensions and restrictions in the body. This is done in order to encourage structural and physiological harmony, self healing and overall better being. 613 884 2331. BODY MASSAGE & Manual Lymph Drainage. Reiki. Insurance coverage available. Riverside Health Centre. Dina (613) 526-1255. Also in Val-des-Monts, Québec. • Massage Therapy BODY POETS MASSAGE THERAPY, Registered Massage Therapists providing care for acute and chronic pain and injury, wellnessoriented massage, and relaxation. Therapeutic massage, Thai massage, Rolf Method of Structural Integration, hot stone, craniosacral, lymphatic drainage, pre/post-natal, scar rehabilitation, and more. Free parking. 504 Kent Street (at Arlington). Call 613-222-0465 or visit bodypoets.com to book online. Lori MacKay RMT, CAMA – Feeling stress, pain, or just need to relax? Therapeutic massage can help. Providing treatment for acute and chronic conditions and injuries. Experienced in
motor vehicle accident claims. Also trained in Acupuncture and Thai Yoga Massage. Receipts issued. Convenient downtown location: 445 Cumberland St. For App. Please Call 613-2413434. For More Info Contact Lori @ lorirmt@ gmail.com or www.lorirmt.ca/ LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE FOR CHRONIC ILLNESS Effective treatment of many chronic conditions. Judy Spence, DNM RN. 613-7282579 www.naetottawa.com AT YOUR HOME MASSAGE. Glenn D. Bunting, RMT. Convenient, Gift Certificates, Weekend Availability. (613) 866-0215. Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Specializing in therapeutic massage, prenatal, deep tissue, sports injuries, relaxation and many other massage techniques. Registered Massage Therapists: Karina Ackert RMT, Leona Alexander RMT, Christopher Boyd RMT, Craig Curran RMT, Angela Hayward RMT, Christine Liebregts RMT. 421 Richmond Rd, Suite 201, Call or book online: (613) 724-4747 www. mettamassage.com CALM CONNECTIONS Massage Therapy, 42 Holland Ave. Cathy Chatham RMT, Susan Alexander RMT. Tel: 613 792 3223 www. calmconnections.ca HEATHER CURRY, BSC., RMT Therapeutic, relaxation, pregnancy and deep tissue techniques, Hot Stone and Thai massage. Located at 2249 Carling Ave., near Woodroffe. 613-868-5228 or email@example.com for an appointment. www.massagetherapyinottawa.webs.com KAREN MUNRO-CAPLE, RMT. Providing relief from stress, injuries & chronic pain. #230-171 Nepean St. (613) 230-3527. www.kmc-rmt.com NINOM ROUZE is a Traditional Brazilian Holistic Healer offering women Massage Therapies, Reflexology and Reiki. The following therapies are offered: Anti-Stress (Relaxes Muscles), Traditional Shiatsu & Tui-Na, Reflexology (Feet), Lymphatic Drainage, Reiki I & II and Flower Therapy (Dr. Bach). For a totally unique and spiritual experience, call or email for an appointment at 613-680-2558 or ninomrm@ rogers.com. See my display ad in this issue. MICHELLE PERKOVIC RMT. CranioSacral & Massage Therapy Trained with Upledger Institute. Gift certificates available. Insurance receipts. Kanata 327-2105 JENNIFER PRESLEY, RMT. Treatment & relaxation, deep tissue, craniosacral, Reiki. Injuries, pregnancy, migraine TMJ. Vibrant Health, 20 James St., Top Fl. 613-237-4400 www.vibranthealthmassage.ca LOTUS HANDS. Massage therepy in the Glebe. 613 762-1274 RE - SELF - ING, a Journey to Wholeness, orthotherapie, swedish massage, reiki. Insurance coverage. Christianne Akyna 613- 842-3337 firstname.lastname@example.org www.re-self-ing.com NATURAL BALANCE MASSAGE THERAPY CENTRE Located in downtown Ottawa. Specializing in deep tissue / sports massage, pre / post pregnancy care, relaxation / stress reduction, headaches & chronic conditions. Gift certificates available. B6 - 130 Albert Street (between Metcalfe & O’Connor) Phone: (613) 566-3000 www.naturalbalancemassage.ca
• Matrix Energetics ALGONQUIN SHAMAN - Experience the wave of healing and transformation. This healing can help make instant, observable changes in a person or situation, and is based on the laws of subtle energy physics, consciousness, and focused intent, which is why it is called the science and art of transformation. Phone (613) 274-3708 or www.AlgonquinShaman.com. MATRIX ENERGETICS - Facilitator in the Art of Transformation Certified Practitioner since 2007 sessions available by phone, distance or in person Yvette Marie-Claire Guy 819 771-8858 • Medical Intuitive JJ WALDEN - Over 30 years experience. Energy Medicine, Energy Readings, Counselling, Past Life, Diet 4 Blood Type, Brain Gym, Bodywork, Aroma-Touch, Ear Candling. Find and resolve the source(s) of your issues to enable healing. Office and phone appointments. 613-273 -7507 www.TheRanchRetreat.ca MANUELA WERTHWEIN 613-231-4575. www.VisionofSpirit.com. Medical Intuitive, Medium, Spiritual and Emotional Counsellor. Soul rescue. Reiki Master & Teacher. Colour healing. Teaches intuitition skills (private or classes). Releasing blockages and stagnated energy grids within the Human Energy Fields takes place regardless of hereditary, environment or inherent factors that may endure. Manuela will access the information in your biology and soul using clairvoyance as well as energy scanning with healing and Past Life Information. www. WindowtotheSoul.com • Meditation CHRISTIAN MEDITATION COMMUNITY – There are about 40 groups in the Ottawa area that meet weekly (see Daily Listings) to practice a way of silent, contemplative prayer using a prayer word or mantra, as taught by the late Benedictine Fr. John Main. For more information contact Flora Benoit, Ottawa Area Coordinator at 613-789-7138 or email@example.com or consult www.meditatio.ca. COSMIC MINDFULNESS, Meditation in the Tantra Tradition. Ongoing classes and guided meditations given by Chris Simmonds including, chakra awareness, and Sahaj Meditation techniques in the Tantra tradition. Attend an ongoing class or practice group. Advanced personal instruction is also available. Call Chris at 613-730-2622 or contact@ottawameditation. ca. Visit www.ottawameditation.ca for more information. ART-AS-MEDITATION intuitive painting with acrylics. Workshops/individual sessions Diana Claire Douglas www.inspiritworks.com firstname.lastname@example.org 613-820-8850 TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION (TM) — A completely effortless meditation technique revived by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi from the ancient Vedic tradition of knowledge. Transcendental Meditation is taught by highly trained instructors in a standardized 7-step course, with ongoing followup. Transcendental Meditation allows your mind to settle inward beyond thought to the most silent and peaceful level of consciousness, your innermost self. It is deeply restful and is backed by hundreds of
published studies. See www.doctorsontm.com or www.tm.org. Ottawa center: 613-565-2030; email: Ottawa@maharishi.ca MEDITATION COURSE IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME (individual/groupe) facilitate by a Bouddhist-Priest of Mahajrya Tradition. Info: Sandra 613-327-2093 . akashatay@ akashatay.com MEDITATION and MOTION. A blend of gentle asana, powerful pranayama, guided visualization, and silent seated meditation. Drop-in classes at Surround Circle Yoga are on Fridays 12:00 – 1:15pm. www.surroundcircleyoga.com 613730-6649 Dynamic Meditation. Discover the peace and joy you’ve always longed for through the timeless art of deep meditation. Introductory and ongoing classes offered to groups, individuals and corporations on the philosophy and practice of this life-changing technique. Workshops also given on cultivating intuition; self-care and empowerment; mastering thoughts; development of chakras and energy fields. Call Jennifer Bernius at 613-721-3787 jbernius1@hotmail. com. OTTAWA SHAMBHALA MEDITATION CENTRE. Meditation and free meditation instruction. On-going classes and events. Public welcome. www.shambhalaottawa.ca 725-9321. OTTAWA DHARMA PUNX is a peer-led meditation group. We offer a casual space to meditate in community, explore Buddhist teachings, and share personal experience. The name Dharma Punx, coined by author and Buddhist teacher Noah Levine, stands for an international crew of counterculture individuals willing to look within their own hearts and minds for a path through the fear and confusion that comes with being human. Wisdom, compassion, kindness, and generosity aka freedom is the alternative and we all have the ability to attain it. Meet 3:00 Sundays at 174 First ave 2nd Floor. 25 minute meditation starts at 3:15 pm and discussion after, bring your own cushion. email@example.com INTRODUCTION TO ZEN WORKSHOP A formal introduction to authentic Zen training through instruction in zazen (sitting Zen) and kinhin (walking Zen). First Saturday of each month, 1:45-4 p.m. Pre-registration required. 613-562-1568 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Zen Centre of Ottawa www.wwzc.org/ • Meditation on CD KERRY PALFRAMAN offers Meeting Your Angels and Spirit Guides, a guided meditation journey on CD. Use to communicate with higher self, angels and spirit guides. www.kerryp.ca or 613-715-9411 • Mind Kinetics ANNY TENBULT coaches physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to groups or individuals. Science has proven that habits and behaviors’ will only change if there is a physiological shift in our thinking cells. Mind Kineticsª means putting the brain into action. Call Anny @613-745-1274 or goalsgal@ sympatico.ca or www.powerfocuscoaching.com
• Movement/Shaking Medicine 7 ELEMENT BODY IN MOVEMENT CLASSES - Designed to delve deep into the body and spirit through guided free-form movement. Shake away habits, honour your body, be moved by spirit! Encourages creative and personal expression, no previous experience necessary. No moves or forms to remember. Each class invites the energy of a different element, allowing us to become an alchemy in motion. Visit www. tentshaker.com for latest class info in Ottawa and Wakefield or call 819.459.8864 • Music and Meditation FOR CHILDREN & TEENS, including those with autism, emotional challenges; adults for personal growth & healing, palliative care, with Pamela Holm, Accredited Music Therapist and healing intuitive. 613-829-1556, pamela_holm@ yahoo.com, www.PamelaHolm.ca • Music Therapy & Sound Healing HEALING THROUGH MUSIC Enhance your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. Music explorations in group or individual sessions for normal adults and those with special needs, guided by Beth Gordon, accredited music therapist. Contact: 613 8298536, HealingThruMusic@magma.ca, www. HealingThruMusic.ca. • N.A.E.T. ALLERGY & CHRONIC CONDITIONS. 10th year serving Ottawa-Outaouais. Judy Spence’s Medical background assures your program is tailored to your individual health needs. NAET is excellent for treatment of allergy & infection as well as Autism, CFS, FM, MCS, ADD & other chronic and conditions including pain. Doctorate of Natural Medicine (DNM), Acupuncturist., Advanced Level 2 NAET, Advanced 2 BioSet, Laser Acupuncture Detox & Lymphatic Drainage. Western medicine meets Eastern medicine to correct persistent and acute health issues. State-of-theart computerized testing. The NAET Clinic of Ottawa is a full service, full time practice and also offers Hypnosis, Homeotoxicology, Auricular Medicine, Ion Detox Foot Baths, Sauna Detox, Weight Loss and Stop Smoking Programs. 613-728-2579. Quebec location: 819-6611061. www.naetottawa.com. On parle francais. DEBRA LOWE Canada’s most highly trained Advanced-2 NAET practitioner. (613) 526-9531. www.allergyandpain.com Currently certified NAET practitioners can be found at www.naet. com • Natural Foods SOL NATURAL FOODS. 186 Ave de la Colline, Aylmer, QC. 684-0512. WHEAT BERRY. 206 Main St. 235-7580. • Naturopathic doctors ANN LAWRENCE BSc, ND Licensed & Registered Naturopathic Doctor in Ontario. We offer services for the whole family! Bowen Therapy, chronic or adrenal fatigue, pediatrics, ear infections, women’s & men’s health, fertility, menopause, diabetes, allergies, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, insulin resistance, weight loss, digestive disorders,
heavy metal testing, detoxification and STRESS! Covered by extended health insurance plans. The Dragonfly Family Health Centre @ 171 Old Colony Rd. in Kanata Free parking and extended hours available.(613) 831-2661 www.dragonflynaturopathy.com, www. kanatanaturopath.ca • Naturopathic Medicine DR. KANDIS LOCK, ND. Licensed Naturopathic Doctor. Digestive Disorders, Allergies, Headaches, Womens Health, Chronic Disease, Cancer. Come in for free 15 minute consult to find out how naturopathic medicine can benefit you (no treatment provided). 300 Preston St. 613-7289100, email@example.com • Nutrition ELIZABETH WIGGINS, Holistic Practitioner. A ‘Whole’ Approach for your Health and Wellness. 613-222-6922 firstname.lastname@example.org www.elizabethwiggins.com MARILENA GAVRILA - NUTRIHOM RNCP, D.I.Hom(Pract.), Registered Nutritional Consultant and Homeopath; Nutritional and lifestyle consulting for your individual and unique health concerns. gavrilamarilena@rogers. com; (613) 842-0373. www.nutrihom.com • Nutritional Counselling CRYSTAL KOZOWY, N.H.P., C.N.C., L.B.C.A., C.I., C.H., Holistic Nutrition Ottawa 613.762.7962, now is the time to take responsibility for your own health let us show you how!! www.holisticnutritionottawa.com email@example.com ELIZABETH WIGGINS, Holistic Practitioner. A ‘Whole’ Approach for your Health and Wellness. 613-222-6922 firstname.lastname@example.org www.elizabethwiggins.com • Organic Products ORGANICS DELIVERED by www. ECOOTTAWA.com. Sustainable and reliable service. Ethical products, great prices. Proudly serving Ontario since 2006. • Organizing ABUNDANT LIVING BY DESIGN. From Chaos to Order – Bring on the Flow. By clearing the energy of your home, removing your excess stuff, and moving things around you release an energetic block thus allowing you to move to the next level of your spiritual journey. It can be magical. Give me a call. I would love to work with you. Edie Lane - Feng Shui Consultant, Professional Organizer and De-Clutter Specialist. 613-565-1919 www.abundantlivingbydesign. com • Osteopathy JOAH BATES, D.O.(UK) Biodynamic Osteopathy. Creating a space for self-healing through structural balance. Over 25 years experience. 613-742-0011. Stephan Giunta is a holistic therapist that relies on the understanding that the body is a unit and on the natural ability of the body to self heal and to self regulate. Through the use of physical techniques such as osteopathy, cranio sacral therapy and/or massage, removes tensions and restrictions in the body. This is done in order to encourage structural and physiological harmony,
self healing and overall better being. 613 884 2331. • Osteropathy/Ortho-Bionomy EFFECTIVE, GENTLE RELIEF for acute and chronic pain, stress, injuries and structural imbalances. Judith Miller,D.O., Osteopath, Reg’d Ortho-Bionomy Advanced Practitioner & Instructor. For sessions or training: 613 235 2687, email@example.com Insurance receipts issued. • Palmistry LINDA, PALMS READER, Crystal ball scrying. Will also teach palm reading, tarot, scrying, dowsing. For appts: Call (613) 898-3363 before 9 p.m. • Past Life and Spiritual Journeys ALLAN GREEN, Master Past Life and Spiritual Journey Facilitator since 1982. I have the ability to see what you see and to feel what you feel. YOU CAN Eliminate fears, Blocks and pain. Find your mission or purpose. Meet with your spirit guides, talk with people passed over. View your inner child, see and feel your Wings. Clear up people issues that originated in past lives. Travel to your home planet. Remove Curses and Vows that hold you back from Abundance and healthy relationships. www.allangreen.ca; email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1-877-213-7576 toll free. Sessions in Ottawa, Kingston, Carleton Place, Perth, Westport, my home in OMPAH and throughout Eastern Ontario, Phone sessions available. • Past-life Regression GO BACK to an earlier time to retrieve memories to help resolve current issues, unblock emotions, discover your purpose, develop yourself. Wendy Armstrong, MHT, Master Consulting Hypnotist. 613-823-3316. wendy@ wellness-centre.com www.wellness-centre.com OTHER LIVES REGRESSION: SOUL-MATE MATCHING. Through trance work we uncover the basic art of making ourselves who we really are. By the telling of the enchanting story we develop a strategic view of our issues and evolve plans to resolve them. Abuse- Stress- AddictionsSmoking- Weight. Richard Merrill Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) 234-5678 or 726-3636. Web site: www.ottawahypnosis.com EXPLORE YOUR PAST LIVES with certified Regression Worksª facilitator Diane Lanthier. www.reiki-light.com. 613-297-8293 • People LINDA STEELE, SHAMANIC ENERGY HEALER – Trained in the 8th Fire School of Algonquin Shamanism. Utilizing a variety of powerful native healing ceremonies such as Energy Medicine, Journeys, Extractions, Past Life/Karma Clearings, and Power Retrievals to heal emotional, physical & spiritual pain. Protection services/Undoing sorcery also available. Sessions equally effective in person or by distance for people & pets. Please call 613868-8468, email email@example.com or visit www.lindaenergyhealer.com Insurance receipts available. MANALI HARIDAS www.zenforyou.ca Owner and Founder of Zen for You is a Certified Nutritionist & Trainer, Certified Yoga & Reiki
Consultant, with more than 10 years of work experience in the field of Clinical, Sports and Holistic Nutrition and Fitness. To know more about Manali please visit www.zenforyou.ca. For a free health assessment consult email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Call 613-276-3996 to book your appointment. MOIRA HUTCHISON CTACC DHP Acc. Hyp. Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching and Intuitive Guidance for personal development and support. www.WellnessWithMoira.com 613.432.1239 • Permanent Makeup Centre for Permanent Makeup is looking for models. Training, Services & Products 613 447-5871. www.absolutelyfabulousfaces.com email@example.com • Personal Care products Certified Vegan products; personal care, skin care, hair care, baby care etc. 100% botanicle, no chemically enhanced fragrance. contact Sue email firstname.lastname@example.org • Pilates PILATES SPACE, 208 Slater Street @ Bank Street (Above Suisha Gardens). Certified Pilates Trainers offering Private, Group Mat and Reformer classes. Now offering massage therapy. Energize your body, invigorate your mind & elevate your spirit! www.PilatesSpace.com; info@PilatesSpace.com; (613) PILATES (7452837)• Pregnancy PRE-NATAL YOGA. Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 798-9642 www.windhorse-yoga.ca • Products THREE WORLD FAMOUS CLASS 2 MEDICAL DEVICES. The Original Chi Machine, Hot House and Electro-Reflex Energizer. Visit www.chidvd.com/rob • Psychic Healer LET MY HIGHEST SELF, COMMUNICATE WITH THE LOVED ONES. I do a variety of powerful native and spiritual healing, crystal healing and heal through massage. Restore health through past life regression, balance chakras, card reading, clairvoyance and group seance. Carol - 613-7458672. • Qigong LAMAS QI GONG exercise classes are held at 2 locations - McNabb Community Centre at 180 Percy St. (Sat. 9:30-10:15 am) and Plant Recreation Centre at 930 Somerset St. W. (Wed. 6:00-7:00 pm, Thurs. 6:00-7:00 pm & Sat. 10:3011:30 am). The classes are led by Master Philip Lai (a certified naturopath therapist) who has 30 years of experience teaching Qi Gong, Kung Fu and traditional Chinese medicine and associates. Qi Gong helps to reduce your stress, control pain and allergies, strengthen your self-healing ability and increase your energy level. Training to become a certified instructor, as well as private training and consultation sessions, are also available. For more information, contact Catherine at (613) 737-0553 or visit www. lamasqigongcanada.com/ CHOW QIGONG. Chow Medical Qigong exercises and meditation classes held at McNabb Community Centre, 180, Percy Street since 1986. Tuesdays 9:15-10:45am, Wednesdays
6:00-7:30pm. Chow Qigong is taught by certified instructors and helps to relieve stress and promote self-healing. Complementary 1st class. For more information contact OttawaChowQigong@gmail. com NIANLI Mind Power Healing (Taiji Five Element Self Recovery System): ancient Chinese meditative qigong by Master Binhui He. No steps to remember. Teaching individually or in small groups. For information: www.nianli.ca or info@ nianli.ca or call Katherine 613-828-3236 • Quantum Therapy NUMEROUS QUANTUM, Non-invasive Technologies Employed by Elite Athletes To enhance performance and reduce stress. During the recent Beijing Olympic Games. China won 14 Gold Medals they did not expect. And have committed to purchase 20,000 units of this subtle energy technology! Over 200 healing modalities! Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www. quantumru.com • Quantum TouchTherapy THE POWER TO HEAL Aileen M. McKenna, Certified Quantum-Touch, Instructor/Practitioner since 2004, first instructor in Canada increase physical strength, relieve physical and emotional symptoms of stress, improve sleep, increase creativity, remove pain. Information on personal appointments and classes: Aileen’s Oasis 613-228-2272, 613-795-3751, out-of-town enquiries at 1-866-493-0236, or by e-mail aileen. email@example.com and check out www. aileensoasis.com • Reconnective Healing CATHERINE GEE, The Reconnectionª and Reconnective Healing¨ practitioner. 613.296.6288, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Let the universe give you what you need. Receive energy as vibration, light and information. PATRICIA V. LACROIX, Reconnective Healing Practitionerª. The Reconnectionª and Reconnective Healing¨. Gift Certificates available. 613-592-2520 patriciavlacroix@ sympatico.ca For additional info: www. TheReconnection.com Reconnection¨ and Reconnective Healing¨ sessions now available at 221, chemin Freeman, Gatineau. Bilingual services. Receipts available. Gis le Cossette. Naturotherapist and Life coach. 819-664-6642. www.thereconnection.com MICHELLE HAMELIN, The Reconnectionª and Reconnective Healing¨ Sessions. Reconnective Healing is healing by reconnecting to the grid system of light/energy of the body and the DNA. James Street Wellness Centre. Info: www. michellehamelin.com Tel: (613) 295-2191. info@ michellehamelin.com. www.thereconnection.com • Reflexology MARY THORNE, RRPr, RCRT is the Director of Reflexology Therapy/Orthotics Consultant for Ottawa-based, Family Physiotherapy Wellness Centers. Mary is a nationally certified and provincially registered Reflexology Therapist with over 10 years experience. Professional offices in Westgate Shopping Centre, Barrhaven Town Centre and Bank/Heron Sts For a consultation or to make an appointment, please
call 613-715-9000. For further information, kindly visit our website www.familyphysio.com ALLIE FAIRFAX - RAC Certified Foot Reflexologist. Manotick - 613-692-3025 email: Foot_Reflexology@rogers.com HELP YOUR BODY HEAL WHILE YOU RELAX, Rachel Fournier, R.R.Pr. Foot Reflexologist. Mobile service available: home, office, hospital. Service: Centretown, Vanier, Orleans, Hull, Gatineau. Call 819-329-5198. LYNNE LOISELLE, Certified Reflexologist, 16 years experience, clinic, home, office and hospital visits available, specializing in palliative care, insurance receipts, (613)294-3917 Valcron Reflexology RAC certified reflexologist with over 12 year’s experience. Evening and weekend appointments and home visits available. Practice is in the Orleans area. Insurance receipts provided. Contact: Valerie Cronin, RN, BA, SCM, MA, CCRP. 613-8379435 email@example.com NATURAL HEALTH THERAPEUTIC CENTRE. Reflexology, Shiatsu, Lymph drainage, Massage. Twenty years experience. Receipts for extended health plans. Free parking. By appointment only: 613-798-8385. Lincoln Heights Rd. www.naturaltherapeutic.ca PETRA ZANGERL-VAN VEEN, RCRT is a registered Reflexology Therapist and has been practicing Reflexology in Europe and Canada since 1992. Service available at - Noir Salon & Spa 613-688-6647 Lift! Stress Management Solutions. Reverse the stress response with reflexology. Lori Chamberland, R.R.Pr. 613-255-7934 www. liftstress.ca DEB DESJARDINS 613-435-2100. Home-based in Kanata. angelwingreflexology.ca REFLEXOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF OTTAWA offers Individual sessions (foot, hand or ear reflexology), private or corporate events, as well as fund raising events are available. We offer training towards certification as well as membership for professional Reflexology practitioners and students of Reflexology. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Reiki VISION REIKI- CATHERINE BASTEDO Holographic-Usui Reiki Master. Personalized Reiki classes in English or French; individual sessions, daytime/week ends. Online Chakra Basics clas ses; Bird Vibes meditation decks. Nature Retreats in Muskoka. www.visionreiki.com. cbastedo@ visionreiki.com Call 819-778-2590 ALGONQUIN SHAMAN - Reiki Master offering private sessions and Reiki Training (613) 274-3708 or www.AlgonquinShaman.com. UNIVERSAL LIFE FORCE - MASTER REIKI CLASSES: 3 in 1 based on Usui method. All levels welcome, individual and small class size. Contact Nancy 613-596-0260 or email: email@example.com RAINBOW OASIS: Usiu Master / Teacher / Practitioner. Experience the natural healing, relaxing and balancing effect of Reiki Energy. For personalized sessions, contact Dianne at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-733-9481 DINA. Usui Reiki Master. Harmonize body.
mind and emotional system. Bring peace of mind. Sessions and training for all levels. Riverside Health Centre. 613-526-1255. MANUELA WERTHWEIN, Reiki Master/ Teacher. USUI system of Natural Healing. Private treatment & classes, Level I, II & III. Spiritual and Emotional Counsellor. Medium. Medical Intuitive. Soul Rescue. Body/Mind/Soul Intuitive. Past-life Information. Colour healing. 613-231-4575 www.VisionofSpirit.com www. WindowtotheSoul.com ERIC, CERTIFIED PRACTIONER IN REIKI, Quantum-Touch and EFT. Those healing therapies will regenerate, balance and heal your body and mind. Personalized consultations. 819 776 0374 email@example.com WENDY ARMSTRONG, CRA-RT, Usui & Karuna Reiki Master. Sessions & training for all levels. 613-823-3316 wendy@wellness-centre. com www.wellness-centre.com KATHY GLOVER SCOTT M.S.W., professional, experienced Reiki Master/Teacher (Ascended Levels). www.ReikiOttawa.com. Reiki to the 21st degree, 5th Dimensional Consciousness Program, Reiki and Crystals and Root Cause Release Work. Classes and individual appointments (some covered by extended benefits). 613-271-8636 ANGELIC REIKI Let the Energy of the Angels transform you into divinity! In this Hands on Healing Manner. BY: Rev. Gordon Olmstead. FREE OF CHARGE! My will is to serve humanity! firstname.lastname@example.org 613-7263385 (H); 613-323-0057 (C). Located in Nepean ANNA GREEN, Reiki Master/Teacher, RYT, BA Human Relations & Spirituality, MA Insight Mediation. SPIRIT WELL HOLISTICS. Healing Modalities & Classes: Reiki, Body-Mind Process Work, Shamanic Techniques, Meridian & Chakra Cleansing, Aromatherapy, Bach Flower Remedies, Acupressure, Muscle Testing, Spiritual Development, Insight Mediation &Yoga. Anna is experienced, genuine and present to your spiritual journey. www.spiritwell. ca for stories, classes and workshops. (613) 7292775 Civic Hospital Area. FLOWING EASE. Usui Reiki Master/ Practitioner: Let the soothling, gentle art of Reiki clear your mind, ease you into deep relaxation and restore your well-being. Call Sandra at 613820-6399. PATRICIA V. LACROIX, Reiki Master/ Teacher. Certified Hypnotherapist, Clairvoyant Medium. Divine healing for body, mind and spirit. Certified training in Reiki I, II, Advanced and Master Levels. Gift Certificates available. 613-592-2520 email@example.com iHealing Connection: Usui & Karuna Reiki ¨ Master, QuantumTouch¨, Intergrative Energy Therapy, EFT and Magnified Healing. These holistic therapies will help you to relax, relieve stress and heal on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. Roger, 613 322 7585, email; firstname.lastname@example.org HOLOGRAPHIC REIKI AND REFLEXOLOGY. Enjoy a relaxing, healing Holographic Reiki Treatment or Reflexology Treatment in Lincoln Fields. Parking available. On the transit route. Afternoon and evening
Sri Chinmoy Answers Question: Will man survive the impending ecological disasters? How can our modern technological society be taught to respect our home, the planet Earth? SRI CHINMOY: Mankind will survive everything precisely because God will not allow His perfection manifestation on earth to be a failure. But it is very difficult to impress upon others the necessity of respecting and preserving our Mother-Earth. If we try to play the role of enforcers, we will not be successful. Nobody wants to learn anything by outer force. Everybody has to be taught through inner persuasion and outer example. Inner persuasion has to be founded upon our prayers and meditations. Those who are conscious of the higher ideals have to pray to God and meditate on God to illumine the destruction-thirsty minds of the world and transform them into perfection-longing minds. Also, we have to pray to God and meditate on God to create and develop a genuine universal oneness-hunger in the life of humanity. The development of technology is not bad in itself. But we have to see whether technology is utilised for the divine satisfaction of mankind or for manâ€™s mutual self-destruction. Our planet Earth, which God has chosen for His complete manifestation, will be inundated with light and delight when we all live in our purityheart-garden and not in our impurity-mindjungle. In this sense, each seeker has a special role to play in the protection of our small planet. It is the illumination of the individual mind and spirit that will precede the awakening of a new collective awareness. The change in individual attitudes will be the precursor of a change in institutional policies, and the result will be a greater respect and love for our planet Earth. Precisely because He is all Love and all Goodness, God will never allow mankind to destroy this beautiful world of His. Sleeplessly He tells us to claim His world as our own, and to serve Him in this world by increasing the purity and divinity of our lives. We can all see that the world has made tremendous progress. God has successfully inspired the human mind and heart to aspire towards a more harmonious world. He is
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Life is Too Short Not to Love
ife is too short not to love. I think most people will admit that our lives have become too busy. Sometimes it can feel like there is not enough time in the day to get all of the things done that are on our expanding list. Birthdays, holidays and special occasions seem to sneak up faster each year. Some scientists claim that time is speeding up, but perhaps we are just adding too many demands on our time. Research indicates that we are sleeping less, working more and juggling too many priorities. Family therapists advise us that our relationships are not receiving the attention that they deserve. The high divorce rate could be an indication that our priorities are out of balance. Perhaps it is time to focus more of our attention on love. The following love story helped to remind me about the importance of expressing unconditional love everyday. Marcy and Rick had been through a lot together in their relationship. They shared happy moments, loving memories and fond experiences. They also faced challenging obstacles to their love bond. At times, they disagreed about money, they had conflicting priorities and sometimes, they said things; that they wished they could take back. Their relationship was typical of a couple learning about love. Their most important love lesson occurred during Marcy’s fight with terminal cancer. It was a fast track lesson from diagnosis to bedside mourning in a matter of weeks. Rick clung to her side and whispered loving messages. Marcy struggled to respond, but her ability to share her words were choked off by the cancer’s stranglehold on her vocal chords. He would lean closer and closer trying to hear her muffled words. It was upsetting for him as he reflected on the times in their relationship, when he deliberately tuned her out. Now he would give anything to tune back in to her message. On their final day together the hospital room was filled with loving family and close friends. Did they come to say good bye, or did they intuitively know that they were about to witness a life changing lesson in love? As Rick and Marcy shared their final moment together, she opened her eyes wide and bright, she drew her last deep breath, and she said very clearly “I Love You”. The room fell silent as those loving souls witnessed a miraculous end to a love story and a powerful lesson in love. Life is too short not to love. This is the year to open our hearts and celebrate love. Our intimate relationships need to be nourished with lots of love, laughter, playtime, adventure and more romance. We are truly blessed to be able to experience intimate love and we can honour this gift by making more time for love. It is also a time to forgive and to heal those relationships that are holding us back. If it is time to move on, then it must be done with love. Relationships never end; they just evolve with our intentions, thoughts and actions. An “Ex” is an experience in love and the lessons learned, can help us become better lovers. Our time in between relationships is
an opportunity to develop self-love. We cannot truly love someone, if we do not love ourselves unconditionally first. Our world needs lots of love right now. This year we could all benefit by adding more love, laughter, playtime and romance in our relationships because life is too short not to love! Dr. Bobby Love is the inventor of the Syncrohearts Relationship Game “The Game You Love to Play and Play to Love” Author of the forthcoming book A W.O.N.D.E.R.F.U.L. Man “A tribute to our fathers, a message of hope for our sons” 1-604-855-LOVE (5683) email@example.com ~ www.syncrohearts.com
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appointments available. Holographic Reiki Level III. Women only. 613-667-9170 MICHELLE HAMELIN, Reiki works on clearing energy blocks in the body, mind and spirit to restore your balance. Relax and recharge with an energy vacation. James Street Wellness Centre. Info: www.michellehamelin.com Tel: (613) 2952191. firstname.lastname@example.org REIKI Initiation I, II, III. Reiki treatments. Suzanne Patry B.A., B.A.Ed., M.A.Ed. At your convenience. Bilingual. (613)744-8612. Cell: 298-1023. Manor Park area. LIFE HEALTH HEALING CENTER Linda Therrien, Usui-Tibetan Reiki Master/ Teacher. Weekly classes and treatment sessions. Founder of Dimensional Meditation with crystals, weekly private classes. Call: 613-824-4548 www. lifehealthhealing.com T-LINE SERVICES offers Reiki for stress relief, relaxation, and healing. Maria Trumbach, Founder, has practiced Reiki since 1995 and is a Registered Master Teacher (Can. Reiki Assn. & Intl. Assn. of Reiki Professionals) of both UsuiTibetan and Karuna Reiki ¨. Regularly scheduled/ private classes & treatment sessions are always available. Info: 613-612-6581 or www.T-Line.ca • Relaxation RESTORATIVE YOGA Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 613-798-9642 www. windhorse-yoga.ca LEARN SELF-CARE SKILLS TO ADDRESS STRESS, anxiety and burnout. Visit www. innerspa.ca or email Maureen at m.kellerman@ rogers.com RESTORATIVE YOGA. Are you challenged by everyday stress, limited mobility, suffering from chronic fatigue or recovering from illness or injury? Although the principles are the same as in classic yoga (moving the spine in all directions), the practice is different. Here the body is fully supported by bolsters, blankets, straps, blocks and eye pillows. Come and experience ‘active relaxation’ and be guided into a deep state of bliss! Two group classes to choose from at Surround Circle Yoga: Tuesday evenings 7:30 – 9:00pm & Friday afternoons 2:00 – 3:30pm. www.surroundcircleyoga.com * 613-730-6649 • Retreats THE RANCH RETREAT - Appointments and custom retreats for individuals and small groups. Beautiful 65 acres on the Canadian Shield provides a tranquil and personalised setting for those dedicated to their healing / spiritual growth journey(s). Meditation, Medical Intuition, Energy Medicine, Counselling, Bodywork, Brain Gym, Diet 4 Blood Type etc. Located near the scenic village of Westport, ON. 613-273 -7507 www.TheRanchRetreat.ca TARA SHANTI RETREAT CENTRE Near Montebello, Qc. Large property, quiet location. Open year round. Max 5 persons. Yoga, polarity and Esalen massage. Also silent retreats. m_ email@example.com MAPLE KI FOREST * SPIRIT WATERS Unwind, Unfold, and Emerge Renewed. Secluded lakefront/woodland setting. Restorative, soothing atmosphere. Beautiful accommodations. Superb whole foods / Veg. cuisine. Yoga / Healing
Bodywork / Infrared Sauna / Jacuzzi / 700 sq.ft. Yoga space, Workshop Studio. Welcoming individuals, couples & groups. 2 1/4 hrs. S.W. of Ottawa, near Tamworth. (613) 379-2227 info@ mapleki.com www.mapleki.com RENDEZVOUS RUPERT in the beautiful Gatineau hills only a 40 minute drive north of Ottawa. Come and enjoy this year round, charming, self contained space on your own or with others. Perfect for individual, couple and team retreats - self led or facilitated. Contact us for more info at (819) 459-3580 www. rendezvousrupert.org BEAUTIFUL LOG CABIN by a pond in a wooded area, private, ideal for retreat or peaceful getaway. Located near Killaloe, close to Algonquin Park. For rent all seasons call 613625-2200. www.lindenpondcottage.com • Rolfing ANN OHLMACHER, “advanced practitioner, 28 years experience”, and for counseling, put “Ann Ohlmacher, MA Body Psychology; Individual and group Body Centered psychotherapy and trauma work.” JULIA BERG, Certified Rolfer and Rolf Movement Practitioner. 1142 Wellington St West. (w) 613-722-2929 www.renuspa.ca. (c) 613-894-3663. • Room for Rent Workshop space and therapy rooms available at Planet Botanix, 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444 FULL – TIME TREATMENT ROOM in the James Street Wellness Centre downtown Ottawa. For more information please contact Jenna at 613.237.4192. • Runes RUNECASTREADINGS BY LEONA. Groups or individual readings. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. • Schools THE 8TH FIRE - School for professional training and development in the Algonquin Healing Arts of Shamanism, Spiritual Healing, and Energy Medicine. Two-year professional training program and certificate offered, among the most comprehensive Shamanic Training programs in the world, taught by a Traditional Algonquin Medicine Person. Many teachings are unique and exclusive to this training alone. Phone 613) 274-3708 or www.The8thFire.com for more info. BRITISH INSTITUTE OF HOMEOPATHY – CANADA www.bihcanada.ca director@ bihcanada.ca 6561 Harvest Grove Dr, Greely ON K4P 1E9. 613-821-9762. • Scrying SCRYING: Find Peace For Your Soul with crystal ball and Tarot readings and classes with Marilyn, kingstonpsychic.com 613-549-2438. • Shakuhachi SHAKUHACHI MASTER DEBBIE DANBROOK is offering private Shakuhachi flute lessons at Centretown United Church. No musical experience is necessary. Flutes available. Debbie also offers meditation sessions for individuals and groups. e-mail: info@ healingmusic.com tel: 1-888-MUSIC-38
• Shamanism ALGONQUIN SHAMAN - Spiritual Healing & Energy Medicine, offering a comprehensive listing of services and ceremonies to help facilitate healings on the physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. Traditionally trained Algonquin Healer available at (613) 274-3708 or www. AlgonquinShaman.com. EARTHWISE HEALING AND WELLNESS Shamanic healing facilitation for the release of emotional, mental and energetic blockages, limiting patterns, effects of trauma, physical symptoms and for moving through life’s transitions. Please visit www.earthwisehealing. com or call 613-234-8846 for more information. JOE HISCOTT, Healing Artist offering facilitation in Shamanic Ceremonies, Energy Medicine, Spirited Healing, Private Retreats, Tipi Gatherings in Wakefield Qc. www. tentshaker.com, email@example.com or call 819.459.8864 SWEETGRASS HEALING – Gentle, noninvasive healing facilitation for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Shamanic Healing Ceremonies, Energy Medicine, Space Clearing in Centretown, Ottawa. Please call (613) 371-2688 for more information. KATHLEEN LEESON RH, is a Shamanic Healer and Clinical Herbalist, with 18 years of experience treating physical and energetic-based problems. I offer Shamanic processes in order to alter unwanted experiences or memories at the root of the disease. If needed, we may do Extraction, Soul Retrieval or other types of repair work to restore balance. I also design appropriate light- and life-filled botanical formulations for your health, if needed. I am available for one-onone appointments in downtown Ottawa at 613237-1473. I also teach Wisdom and Happiness: Fulfilling Your Life’s Purpose in order to aid soul growth. Visit www.kathleenleeson.ca JEFF LANTZ: SHAMANIC COACH. Offering a variety of tools, techniques, and teachings to enliven and enjoy! Personal Ceremony, Power Animals, Drum Journeys, Dream Teachings, Assemblage Point work, Recapitulation, Medicine Wheels, and much more. Clients may also choose to participate in performances by the Fifth World Theatre. Trained and certified by the Institute of Shamanic Medicine. First session free. West End Ottawa. Please contact jeffrey. firstname.lastname@example.org • Shamanism/Energy Healing LINDA STEELE Combining natural healing & intuitive gifts along with 8th Fire School of Algonquin Shamanism training, my healing sessions clear emotional & physical pain at the root level. Sessions are equally effective in person or by distance. Serving people & pets... Call 613-868-8468 or email lsteele1122@ rogers.com or visit www.lindaenergyhealer.com for further info. Space clearing of homes and businesses also available. • Shiatsu NATURAL HEALTH THERAPEUTIC CENTRE. Shiatsu, Reflexology, Lymph drainage, Massage. Twenty years experience. Receipts for extended health plans. Free parking. By appointment only: 613-798-8385. Lincoln Heights Rd. www.naturaltherapeutic.ca
RENAISSANCE HOLISTIC HEALTH Kasia Skabas- Certified Shiatsu Therapist. Needle-free acupressure work that will deeply relax your body & mind while balancing the energy within. www.renaissanceholistic.com. Insurance receipts. Parking. 235 King Edward Ave. 613 667-7777. • Skin Care Natural bodycare by a certified aromatherapist. Natural makeup, cleaning products: Planet Botanix, 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444 JURLIQUE - The Purest Skin Care on Earth Organic, Biodynamic, Australian. Holistically formulated, preserving the life force and vibration of natural herbs, enhancing potency to rejuvenate your skin. Luscious aromas. Gayle Mickelson 830-5764
• Sprouting KARIN JOY SCOTT – Let Joy be the guide to your Inner Light! Come and learn how to grow your own delicious and nutritious sprouts. It is a fun and affordable way to improved health and greater vitality. Call for more information on upcoming workshops or to arrange your small group workshop. 613-526-9114 or visit www. karinjoy.ca • Stress Management NUMEROUS DETOXIFICATION PROCESSES employed. Super Charger Health Spa. Light Beam Generator. EPFX/SCIO Quantum Biofeedback. Intermitent Hypoxic Therapy. Essential Oils. Aura Light Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Doug Henderson Phd 613-2333888 www.quantumru.com
• Soul Retrieval ALGONQUIN SHAMAN - Feeling separate from yourself, or that something is missing? Through journeying, discover the source of your wounding; understand the Soul promises that you have made, even before you were born; claim the source of your passion & bliss; & discover the Soul treasures that you can bring forth into the world. Soul Retrieval can accomplish in a few sessions what can sometimes take years to achieve in psychotherapy - (613) 274-3708 or www.AlgonquinShaman.com.
• Sufism SUFI ORDER OF OTTAWA. Phone: 613-7210863 email: email@example.com website: www.sufiorderofottawa.webs.com
• Sound Healing KARIN JOY SCOTT – Let Joy be the guide to your Inner Light! Join me on a sacred journey into the healing power of sound. Bring your mind, body and spirit back into harmony and balance through the therapeutic application of sound. 613-526-9114 or visit www.karinjoy.ca
• Tapas Acupressure Technique Inner ease through energy-based healing. By phone or in person. 613-868-9642 www.shula.ca
• Spa Days HEALING SPA DAYS with Rica Gerhardt incl. Aqua Chi Detox footbath. 613-257-8362 www. wellbeingisyours.com • Space Clearing ALGONQUIN SHAMAN: Providing traditional ceremonial cleansing of spaces such as homes, property, or businesses to heal heavy or negative energies, creating sacred space for protection, and blessings to allow the energy of renewal to enter the space. Also offering a ceremony which brings new energy of the universe into a place. (613) 274-3708 or www.AlgonquinShaman.com • Spiritual Counselling Facilitator & guide: ConstellationWork, Soul Talk, creative meditation practices., reiki. Workshops/individual sessions Diana ClaireDouglas. firstname.lastname@example.org 613820-8850 SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE: Serving your personal journey toward enlightenment. Contact Rev. Robert Meagher at 613-204-0299 or rmeagher@ istar.ca. Visit www.servingyourjourney.com for more information. • Spiritual Growth Workshops JOSE SILVA ULTRAMIND ESP SYSTEM Let the Divine in You Blossom! Awakening your natural intuition & psychic abilities. Learn to manifest what you want. 2-day workshops. www. jillsilva.com Jilll@hotmail.com
• T’ai Chi TAI CHI (Chen Style) - Qigong, forms, silkreeling, push hands. Ottawa Chen Workshop 730-7590, email@example.com HUNYUAN TAIJI, Mondays 19:00-22:00, Hummingbird House, 255 MacKay St. 3rd floor, firstname.lastname@example.org
• Tarot MADAME MONIKA Astrological, Psychic, Tarot reading (613) 746-5455 TAROT READING AND TEACHING. Suzanne Patry B.A., B.A.Ed., M.A.Ed. At your convenience. Bilingual. (613) 744-8612. Cell: 298-1023. • Thai Massage UNFOLDING PATH THAI MASSAGE – Thai massage in the south end of Ottawa (Manotick, Greely, Riverside South). Deep stretching & acupressure for relaxing & healing. Leanne, 613-821-9789, email@example.com, www. unfoldingpath.ca. Lori MacKay RMT, CAMA - Looking for a way to reduce stress and relax? Thai massage stretches the whole body and helps remove deeply held tension in the muscles. Convenient downtown location: 445 Cumberland St. For App. Please Call 613-241-3434. For More Info Contact Lori @ firstname.lastname@example.org or www. lorirmt.ca BODY POETS MASSAGE THERAPY. Registered Massage Therapists providing care for acute and chronic pain and injury, wellnessoriented massage, and relaxation. Therapeutic massage, Thai massage, Rolf Method of Structural Integration, hot stone, craniosacral, lymphatic drainage, pre/post-natal, scar rehabilitation, and more. Free parking. 504 Kent Street (at Arlington). Call 613-222-0465 or visit bodypoets.com to book online. WELLNESS WITH MOIRA FOR THAI YOGA MASSAGE... Applied and deep stretching to relax, heal and balance you in mind, body
and spirit. www.WellnessWithMoira.com 613.432.1239 • Therapeutic SOMAYOG (Therapeutic Yoga for the spine). Windhorse Yoga. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 7989642 www.windhorse-yoga.ca • Therapeutic Touch THERAPEUTIC TOUCHª - profound relaxation, effective pain relief, supports healing on any level. For acute, chronic or emotional conditions. House calls, hospital visits available. Will also treat animals. Barbara Schuster, TTNORecognized Practitioner, 613-820-4303 or email@example.com • Therapeutic yoga Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Specializingin Therapeutic Yoga for people with limited mobility due to illness or injury. Small class size provides individualized attention. Begin with an Initial Assessment before attending a class by booking an appointment on-line or call (613) 724-4747. 421 Richmond Rd. Suite 201 www.mettamassage.com THERAPEUTIC YOGA. If you have hips, shoulders or knees that prevent you from doing things you used to do; if you are suffering with pain that won’t simply go away; if you are an athlete with a desire to improve your personal performance; or if you simply want to learn how to move better and get on with your life in a healthier more fluid way ~ this form of yoga is for you! Improving mobility, flexibility, increasing stability and strength in the body are the focus of these private Therapeutic Yoga sessions. Call Maureen Fallis for a free consultation. www.surroundcircleyoga.com * 613-730-6649 yogaTHRIVE© is a Therapeutic Yoga program designed specifically for people (men & women) who have an experience with cancer (on & off treatment). Scientifically proven, this 8-week series will help improve body mechanics, breathing, ease, flexibility and strength. It is progressive and builds slowly yet deliberately so that by the end of the course you will feel better-stronger, more relaxed and in more control. www.surroundcircleyoga.com * 613-730-6649 • Trips SPIRITUAL JOURNEY through the Sacred Valley of Peru in the Heart of the Andes with Quechua spiritual messenger Willaru Huayta. www.elderswithoutborders.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Vegan Products Certified Vegan products; personal care, skin care, hair care, baby care etc. 100% botanicle, no chemically enhanced fragrance. contact Sue e-mail email@example.com • Vegetarian Cooking and Catering I have several years of restaurant experience and have also taught cooking classes. Would like to cook in your home for any type of vegetarian dietary preferences. Also will cook for workshops, retreats, and get-togethers. Sutapa Adelman 614-241-4822. • Vegetarian Restaurants GOVINDA’S. 212 Somerset St. E. 565-6544.
PEACE GARDEN. Gourmet international coffee and tea house and catering. 47 Clarence St. 5622434. • Visceral Manipulation Denise Gaulin, B.A., CST offers visceral manipulation sessions for adults, children and infants. She is a certified CranioSacral therapist and has a specialization in pediatric CST and VM. By appointment. Tel. 613-738-9080 • Voice Movement Therapy A THERAPEUTIC JOURNEY through creativity and improvisation that uses voice and movement to explore the Self. Can also focus on vocal expression specifically. Sessions available in Ottawa and Cantley. Marie-Lynne Sauve, B. Mus, M.A., VMTR 819-827-2657 http://pages. videotron.com/mlsauve • Weddings WEDDING CEREMONIES. Rev. Evelyn Richter 613-596-2817; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.revev. ca CO-CREATE THE GOWN OF YOUR DREAMS! Wedding, handfasting, commitment ceremony attire for all - bring your ideas to life for your special day. Tracey at 613-241-3397 or email email@example.com. Online portfolio: www.tav-creations.com SHAUGHNESSYPHOTOGRAPHY.COM Weddings, Portraits, etc. connecting with you to capture your spirit 613-837-3569 • Weight Management BEEN DIETING MOST OF YOUR LIFE And just keep getting Bigger. Discover Why! And What to do About it! Learn how to lose weight safely Doug Henderson Phd 613-233-3888 www. quantumru.com DR. CARRI DRZYZGA DC, www. TotalWellnessSolution.ca IDEAL PROTEIN WEIGHT LOSS METHODDOWNTOWN OTTAWA. Quick & healthy protocol with proven long-lasting results. One-on-one coaching helps you reach your goal & teaches you how to keep the weight off forever. Marilee Kennedy, Coach. James St. Wellness Centre. 613-898-3937. firstname.lastname@example.org. www. idealprotein.com HEALTH AND WELLNESS BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. Johanne Guitard, coach@ jguitard.ca, 819-684-7360. • Workshops GROUNDING AND THE ART OF CREATING SACRED SPACE A two-day workshop about creating boundaries, clearing the aura, learning how to clear a space, how to be present and secure in your own energy field. Ideal workshop for energy workers, massage therapists, lawyers, social workers and anyone anywhere who works with or lives closely with others. For information and registration call Aileen’s Oasis at 613-2282272, or by e-mail at email@example.com QUANTUM-TOUCH: The Power to Heal Certificate workshop in Quantum-Touch therapy, a powerfully simple modality that will transform your ideas about your health and your life. This wonderful modality can be used with other
modalities and is very helpful for self-healing, distance healing, working with clients, friends, family, pets, water, and gardens. For information, call Aileen’s Oasis at 613-228-2272, aileen@ aileensoasis.com and www.aileensoasis.com. Check out www.planetbotanix.com for a full listing of upcoming workshops/ certifications! 301 Bank (Somerset) 567-4444 • Yoga ASTANGA YOGA OTTAWA 200 1/2 Bank St. Traditional ashtanga vinyasa yoga. Morning, lunch & evening classes. www.astangaottawa. com 613-722-6860 CALM CONNECTIONS Massage Therapy Centre. Weekday evenings and Saturday morning Yoga classes. Sam Shortt, Certified Instructor. Small group classes. 42 Holland Ave, 792 3223 www.calmconnections.com HEALING YOGA, GENTLE YOGAª: For those seeking healing postures, peaceful meditation, flexibility and inner balance, an intimate class environment, and the healing vibration of the Symphonic Gong. 10-week packages available. To reserve, call: Wendy Saunders, Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher and Certified Kundalini and Yin Yoga Instructor, 613-435-0750, firstname.lastname@example.org , Stittsville. SURROUND CIRCLE YOGA A delightful place to practice and receive the healing benefits of YOGA! Classes are small enough for individual attention and diverse enough for all levels of fitness and abilities. New students are always welcome. We offer a variety of classes on a drop-in basis: from a slower-paced gentle class to a more challenging flow-style of vinyasa yoga. We specialize in classes that are aimed at restoring the body and refreshing the soul: Restorative Yoga, Meditation & Motion and yogaTHRIVE (a therapeutic yoga program designed for cancer survivors). Private instruction is available by appointment. www. surroundcircleyoga.com *613-730-6649. PRANASHANTI YOGA CENTRE A clean, fresh, beautiful and healing environment for your Yoga practice. PranaShanti offers one of the largest selections of yoga classes in Ottawa. Located near the Parkdale Market, 52 Armstrong St., PranaShanti offers over 70 yoga classes and workshops per week: Anahata, Ashtanga, Children’s, Dharana, Flow, Gong Meditations, Hatha, Hot, Hot 26, Kundalini, Meditation, Power, Pre-natal, Yin, Yang, Yoga Basics, specialty workshops, Hatha and Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Programs and more. Featuring an eco-friendly professionally designed environment with 3 large yoga rooms, spa-like change rooms with ample showers, yogi tea/juice bar, full service boutique for all your yoga lifestyle needs, over 100 free parking spaces and easy bus access. Complimentary tea served all day, every day. Relax, take your time, leave feeling renewed. Drop in for a visit. Free eNewsletter, 613.761.9642 (YOGA) www. pranashanti.com RAMA LOTUS YOGA CENTRE. www. ottawayoga.com/ 342 Gladstone Ave 613.234.7974. Over 100 Weekly Drop-In classes, Teacher Trainings, Workshops and Community Classes. Styles: Ashtanga, Baptiste, Hatha,
Hot, Kripalu, Kundalini, Partner Yoga, Power, Prenatal/Postnatal, Sivananda, Viniyoga, Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, Yoga For Children. Specialties: Meditation, Private / Individual, Therapeutic, Workshops. The Rama Lotus Yoga Centre is one of the largest yoga studios in Canada. We have been providing yoga classes in a beautiful and nurturing environment for over 14 years. With five spacious yoga studios in our one location including seven changing rooms for your comfort our classes are taught by over 30 professional and nurturing teachers. It is our pleasure to serve you Yogi Tea during our weekday classes. In the past 10 years, we have certified hundreds of students in our Teacher Training programs. To complement your yoga practice we host weekly workshops with Canadian and international instructors. Our boutique offers a full line of yoga accessories, several lines of yoga clothing, related books, DVDs, CDs, meditation props, snacks, jewelry and many other lifestyle items. We offer yoga with the intention of uplifting the global community. We invite you to become a part of the Rama Lotus Yoga Centre! ADI SHAKTI YOGA CENTRE IN ORLƒANS Feel Great... One Breath at a Time! Specializing in KUNDALINI YOGA. We’re at 1390 Youville Drive, 2nd Fl., Orleans (Wheelsport bldg). Beginner & Intermediate drop-in classes of uplifting, fun & informative Kundalini Yoga taught by certified teachers. Come enjoy our healing ambiance, heavenly music, a warm cup of tea & community spirit. Also: Private yoga consultations; Nutrition & Homeopathic consultations; Reiki treatments & training; Kirtan singing; Vedic cooking classes; Yogic workshops; Concerts; Gong relaxation evenings monthly; Pre-natal friendly yoga; Sunrise Yoga Sadhana monthly; Bhangra dance classes; English & French classes; Yoga books, CDs & DVDs; Bath products; Yoga mats/bags. The Yoga Gem of Ottawa East. www. AdiShaktiYogaCentre.com Call 613 824-9189 SHANTI YOGA - Infinite time and no ambition; based on the work of Vanda Scaravelli, Shanti yoga is a process of reverent awareness, making strong connection with the earth, following the natural breath and allowing the body to release in it’s own wisdom. Beginner, Intermediate and Prenatal classes at Santosha Westboro (2355378) and Dovercourt (798-8950). Anne Pitman, Namaste and Yoga Alliance certified. www. annesyoga.com MOUNTAINGOAT YOGA CENTRES serving Nepean and Kanata. Over 25 classes per week. Hot Power, Hatha, Yin, Prenatal, Basics and All Levels. Workshops and teacher trainings. Start today. www.mountaingoatyoga.com Metta Massage & Yoga Clinic. Specializing in Therapeutic Massage & Yoga. We offer prenatal, therapeutic & drop-in yoga classes. 421 Richmond Rd, Suite 201 (613) 7244747. Visit www.mettamassage.com for more information. SATTVA YOGA - A Kanata Yoga Experience Classes taught integrating a variety of yoga styles (Kripalu, Viniyoga, Structural Yoga, Vinyasa)as well as Somatic Movement & Pilates. A practice of balance, integration and compassion is offered: centering, breath work, warm-ups, flowing &
static poses, relaxation, meditation and reflection. All levels welcome. Jo-Anne Stasiuk, MA. Professional Level Yoga Certification. 592-5936 or sattvayoga.ca UNFOLDING PATH YOGA – Weekly yoga classes in the south end of Ottawa (Manotick, Kars, Greely, Riverside South), combining themes with posture, breath, relaxation & meditation to create space for reflection & rejuvenation. Leanne, 613-821-9789, leanne@ unfoldingpath.ca, www.unfoldingpath.ca. WINDHORSE YOGA STUDIO AND BOUTIQUE Classes for beginner and intermediate students: hatha, flow, yin, hot, restorative, therapeutic (Somayog), core, pre-natal, kids, family, Tai Chi and YogaDance. Yoga parties, corporate and private classes. Boutique offers yoga and meditation supplies, clothing, books, jewellery, giftware and more. Enrich your yoga practice and your life. 1338 1/2 Wellington St. 798-9642 www.windhorse-yoga.ca LOCATED ON 10 ACRES OF LAND in the beautiful village of Carp. Offering over 20 classes a week, located in West Carleton and conveniently close to Kanata, Stittsville and Almonte! Beginners, Hatha, Yin, Kundalini, Gentle, Power, Nia Dance, Prenatal, Baby&Me, Family Yoga and more! Monthly Gong meditations, Laughter Yoga, workshops and special events. Come experience yoga in the country fresh air just minutes from the urban outskirts! Complimentary tea and cookies after each class as part of our country charm! Beautiful drive, lots of free parking, why go downtown? 613-304-6320, www.yogaandtea.com RADHA YOGA CENTRE, www.radha.org/ 617 Cooper St. at Bay/ 613.236.3545. Hatha, Kundalini, Yoga for Kids & Youth, Dream Yoga, Mantra Chanting, Hatha Yoga and Reflection, weekly Satsang, regular workshops. • Zenith Omega CATHRYN GREEN Canadian Regional Teacher Levels 1-5, Practitioner 1-6 Levels, including Light Body Acceleration Zenith Omega uses Light Colour Frequencies and Sacred Geometry from the Pleiadians to restore original Blueprint and reconnection of DNA allowing easier transition into Light Body Frequencies for Ascension. Easy release of All emotional blocks, imbalances, and dis-eases on All Levels/ Lifetimes and additions of Joy, Self Worth, Calm, Intuition, Prosperity & Purpose etc.. Personalized Sessions and Teachings and also long distance clearings. www.cathryngreen.ca, email@example.com. 613-479-0299 or 1-877-213-7576 toll free.
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Ottawa Drum Circles
by Julie Tierney Ottawa has a vibrant drumming community that includes various drum circles that meet at different times and places throughout the city. People come to the drum circle for various reasons. Some come simply for the pleasure of playing or listening to the drum, others because they love to dance to the drum. Still others recognize the drum circle as a way to connect with others and to communicate. Some see it as a healing and/or spiritual experience. Benefits associated with drum circles include community building, stress release, development of new skills, creative expression, increased health and well being and, of course, simply to have fun. For me, the drum circle is a transformative and spiritual experience that is hard to put into words. It seems to put me in touch with a part deep within me that has been long forgotten and is greatly missed. Drumming can start off for me as a form of prayer and connection with Spirit and then metamorphisize into something quite powerful. There is a magic that is created when the group is really in sync and through the playing of the instruments, the sounds and the moving of my body I feel the transformation of accumulated stuck energy into a state of being where I am joyful, energized and free. People who attend drum circles range in skill level from never having picked up a drum before to seasoned players. Because the emphasis is on recreational drumming and the group experience, anyone can participate regardless of skill or experience level and there are usually enough other people there that if you are not confident of your abilities, you don’t have to worry about your playing standing out. Here in Ottawa there are various circles that meet at different times. Earth Tones Drum and Dance Circle meets at The Arts Court on Sunday nights and in the summer at Confederation Park on Sunday afternoons. http://etones.ca/ Full Moon Drum and Dance Circle takes place every month as close to the full moon as possible in Crystal Beach, just west of Bayshore. http://www3. sympatico.ca/julie.tierney/index.html Remic Rapids Drum Circle gets together in the summer by the water along the Ottawa River Parkway and in the winter at a private home. http://www. meetup.com/Ottawa-Drum-Circle/ Winter Drum Circles at Champlain Fieldhouse 149 Cowley Ave. near Island Park Drive the second Saturday each of month from October to April. See http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=6462555865 All of these groups are open and welcoming to newcomers. Check out the facebook group Hand Drummers of Ottawa where many of the events in the drumming community are listed. http://www. facebook.com/group.php?gid=6462555865 New in Ottawa this past summer was the Ottawa International Drumming Festival http:// ottawadrummingfestival.com/ a free event that takes place on Parliament Hill in August. Julie Tierney is a dance teacher, drum circle organizer and meditation group facilitator. Her events are listed at www3.sympatico.ca/julie. tierney/. She can be contacted at julie.tierney@ sympatico.ca, (613) 254-8469.
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Gold (Zero Point Field) Energy Card with Heart Everything Is Energy Quantum Physics has revealed that everything in the Universe is energy. The energy fields of humans, plants, the earth and the rest of the Universe provide the interface that connects us all.
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Bio-energetic Fields All living organisms have a special structure. The Bioenergy Field. The human body has a bio-energy field that consists of subtle organisms with energetic potential that give strength and power to the biological field.
Gold Card Benefits: • Assists the body to clear the distortions in its bio-energetic field • Relieves the body of pain and discomfort and may support healing
Balance and the unhindered flow of energy are important to health and wellness. As organs in our body function independently and interdependently, unlocking the secrets of bio-energetic fields, it will open new ways for diagnosis and treatment.
Of Different Body Fields: • Facilitates and/or strengthens the flow of energy in the body • Stimulates bodily functions and strengthens immunity • Enhances all your charkas and aura every day after your shower
Applying the principles of Quantum Physics and Quantum Mechanics, as in a homeostasis condition, our body’s bioenergy field can automatically access the Zero-Point Life Force Energy from the environment and restore the energy deficiency, bringing all aspects (mental, emotional, physical and spiritual) into harmony. Our body’s own natural intelligence can channel the life force energy received to the points where it is needed most, when administered over a period of time. It aids cell rejuvenation and enhances our inner vitality. It aids immunity by cleansing, charging and rejuvenating our body cells; thus, it aids age reversal, promotes health cells and expels diseases. Gold Energy Card With Heart And The Body Fields. The plates are made of aluminum, which is first anodized (electrolytic oxidation) and then coloured. The spin of the atoms and electrons of the aluminum is charged in such a way that the plates are said to vibrate in resonance with the fundamental energy (Chi, Prana and Orgon) of the Universe. The surface of the plates has a crystal structure, and the chemical composition is the same as that of rubies and sapphires, which also consist of aluminum oxide. We know that rubies give energy and thus were called “life-stones” in the middle ages. Their field penetrates every material with positive energy. To energize your body’s fields and alleviate pains and discomforts, wave your plate over and as close as possible on the body and the problem areas. The plate will work clockwise and anti-clockwise in a figure-eight. Repeat as often when necessary.
General Wellness/other Benefits: • Helps others from aches, pains and other ailments • Energizes the environment in which we live • Energizes the liquid we drink and the food we eat by increasing potency • Energizes creams and oils for better absorption of nutrients Use the Gold Card on face to rejuvenate the skin. Press and wave the Gold Card at least 3 times on all fingers and toe tips to unlock energy blockages. Use the Gold Card on all your pets to supplement energy efficiency. These Cards will help to raise the vibration rate of the individual using them. In no way, can these Cards be harmful. Card energy will change the taste of wine…and for some reason, cheap wine improves. For a boost of energy, just wave the Card over your entire body from head to toe. WHEN YOUR BODY DOESN’T HURT, it restores the natural harmony of the body, thus aiding natural healing. Balance energy for all living things: Humans, plants and animals Get your wave (Gold Card with Heart) with Zero Point Energy. All of our products are infused with “Zero Point Energy Field.” Contact Steve Priebe at (613) 842-4758 or at spriebe@ sympatico.ca www.emffreezone.ca
The Soul World – Part 3
By Kerry Palframan RN Kerry describes herself as an Indigo Dreamer – an intuitive (Indigo) guide to the spirit world (Dreamer) who helps individuals find and hold a vision of their potential to fulfil their soul’s journey. She assists her clients and readers in creating peace within themselves, their family, and their community, and on the planet. She gently and expertly leads others toward personal enlightenment, clarity, direction, insight, validation and vision. Question: What does the Soul World look like? There is no physical structure to look at as there as there is here on earth, but there is a type of seeing. It is seeing of structure of the particles in motion that make up this space. It is a kin to what you may see in your mind’s eye - a picture type of impression overlaid on your physical sight. What you see and experience in your mind’s eye is not that of physicality but exists non-the-less and is very real indeed. Souls see, but in a vibrational way and a sensing way. They see in Light and the dancing particles of Light and the lines-of-Light that make up Who You Are as humans. When they view the earth, they see our light, not our physical structure. Although our physical structure is visible or discernable to them, it is not seen though physical sight, but rather by ethereal sight. Liken it to what it is like for you to experience a memory and you will have a better understanding of what “seeing” is like in the Soul World. Question: Are animals in the Soul World and if not where are they and can we communicate with them? 205-1390 Prince of Wales Animals reside in soul world but are not in the same 613-796-4310 ‘pod’ or pool of vibration as humans. Dogs will go to dog firstname.lastname@example.org soul world pod of energy and cats to cat soul world. Each www.EssentialHealthOttawa.com animal vibrates a certain quality or vibration unique to them Registered Massage Therapy Services: and therefore they exist in a pod or place unique to their Massage, Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Hot Stones, CranioSacral vibration. Human soul world exists alongside the animal soul world Unconventional Psychotherapy and Consultations somewhat like two swimming pools beside each other. Each Traditional Shamanic Healing Intuitive Readings contains its own water and each vibrates differently. You Hypnotherapy can communicate with your animal friends as you desire. ReiKi Think of it more like the human particles of vibration do not mingle or merge with the cat or dog particles. Each species Gift Certificates Insurance Receipts have their own unique and special space to exist within. Visiting your animal friends is as easy as thinking of them Treatment room for rent and asking to be in the presence of them. This also works the same here on earth. If you think of your animal friend in the soul world, their vibration is instantly accessible to you (present in your space). But it depends on where your Free Your Neck & Back... focus is that determines whether or not you will have an ...Drop that STRESS experience of them or that is detectable to your senses. They are present, but are you? Kerry Palframan, a registered nurse by profession, began delving into the world of the unseen to help her overcome a life threatening illness. A gifted teacher, healer, intuitive and spiritual medium, she now offers the wisdom of the esoteric and sacred ancient teachings in a powerful series of workshops, book and a guided meditation CD. She brings forth information from Spirit as a service to all and offers readings online, in-person, by phone or webcam. See Kerry’s workshop schedule online at www.indigodreamer. com 613-715-9411
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Eczema and Nutrition
czema, an inflammatory disorder that does not just involve the epidermis, starts with an abnormality in the immune system. With this condition, the immune system is working against itself, armed with an imbalance in proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory markers. The skin is moderately to intensely itchy and can be accompanied by scales, thickness, redness or weeping. There is also a poor resistance to viruses and bacteria. There are basically five types of eczema. The most common areas for irritation are the face, including the eyelids, the back of the neck, knees, elbows, ankles and between the fingers. Childhood eczema usually appears when the child is teething, newly immunized or experiencing food allergies. Often this type of allergy follows the child into adulthood with the allergens being quite common and easily identified. Main contributors to eczema are candidiasis, leaky gut syndrome and low stomach acid and it is often accompanied by conditions such as asthma and irritable bowel syndrome. People who contract eczema often are big consumers of Omega 6 fats, especially from meat and dairy. Additionally, when some sufferers supplement with healing omega essential fatty acids, we find they aren’t able to convert them properly. They often have problems with mineral and protein absorption as well [thus, the connection to adequate stomach acid]. Stress plays a large role in the active outbreak of eczema. But what do we classify as stress? Stress can be something as common as the effects on the body of ingesting caffeine with perhaps a muffin or bagel, first thing in the morning. How is this stress? After consuming these, the cascade of biochemical reactions to the body is great. The pancreas, adrenal glands and liver are stressed as they have to alert themselves to attention and secrete the hormones necessary to get the body back to homeostasis. The lack of nutrient dense food causes stress to the body because the necessary building blocks for cell growth and metabolism are absent. The secret is to eat foods, oils and herbs that will combat this deficiency, gird up the immune system and give our cells what they need to make nice thick healthy membranes without the unwanted nasty inflammation.
Rosemary Murray-Lachapelle, Jungian Analyst, ML.S., M.A. Dipl. Analyt. Psych.
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Susan Walters BSc (Holistic Nutrition)
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6 1 3 - 2 4 8 - 8 2 2 8 Why not just continue to treat eczema with topical steroid creams like hydrocortisone? Besides the fact that the topical approach does not address the nutritional deficiencies and the internal root causes of eczema, the side effects after more than 10 days of use include adrenal suppression, skin thinning and capillary damage, to name just a few. From a topical standpoint, there are some effective skin applications, but these are only successful when used in conjunction with nourishing the skin from the inside out via mineral rich super foods and herbs, thereby supporting the digestive tract in its entirety. For so many years I tried to treat this condition solely from the surface, but it wasn’t until I started working with internal intervention that I saw successful results. If you are experiencing uncomfortable skin dryness or eczema, it is wise to listen to your body for it is telling you to pay attention, investigate and make the necessary changes that can set you in the direction towards wellness. With a BSc in Holistic Nutrition combined with 26 years experience and a passion for holistic healing, Susan Walters provides her clients with a unique balance of nutritional counselling along with treatment of the skin, custom aromatherapy and herbal remedies. She offers group workshops, private sessions, stand-alone treatments and combo treatment/nutrition/lifestyle consultations. For more information and/or to book an appointment, please contact Susan.
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Sexual Alignment Initiation Manna Journey By Miorita Pincu his article is intended to give everyone the opportunity to connect with a piece of work that has been given to Humanity in 2008.This work is now called the THE SEXUAL ALIGNMENT INITIATION TM and is meant to assist you in aligning your sexuality with your heart and the Light of the Self. An enlightened sexuality is the key to a full expression of your Divinity in this body, a gateway to bliss and expanded states of consciousness. A focus on this enlightened sexual expression of the Self creates healing for the entire body, fires your awakening process and the merging with your Sacred Partner and the Source of All Life. THE SEXUAL ALIGNMENT INITIATION is not a ‘classical sex therapy’ approach or counselling work, where the partners in a couple are assisted in dealing with difficulties in the sexual area. This work is first and foremost a deep initiation into the mystery of the human light body. The Sexual Alignment Initiation is a work channelled from the Pleiades and the Sirius Light Beings, and it represents their collaborative effort in assisting humanity during these extremely transformational times. For those unfamiliar with the topic we will say the Pleiadians are presently 5th dimensional beings from the group star Pleiades. Various indigenous clans and the shamanic traditions around the world claim the Pleiadians as their ancestors and have always honoured their connection with the ‘Star People’ as this connection has deeply shaped their sacred ways of life. The Sirius beings are 6th dimensional beings who have created numerous lineages in human history. Again indigenous population like the Dogon tribe in Africa with their cave pictures which accurately describe the planetary cycles of Sirius A and B provide astonishing testimonials of the connection between Sirius and humanity. However, probably the most emphatic testimony of their presence and enrichment of human life and history are the mystery schools of the ancient Egypt, which have birthed and shaped our ‘modern’ world mainly via their Greek translation. Energetically a 5 dimensional consciousness is described as “a state of unconditional love, a state of oneness with all life consciousness ..and having a steady alignment to the pure love of your God essence.”(Christine Day, Pleiadians Initiations of Light, pg.13). Every dimension above the 5th holds this quality of unconditional love and communion with the divine, in addition, the sixth dimensional world holds the Geometry of Light which in-forms our 3D world. In my personal connection with the Pleiadians and the Sirians, they have always emphasized the need for Trust and a Heart Connection in the relationship with them. Alignment with love and opening of the heart are crucial for this reason. Without knowing through the heart there is no knowing of us, there is simply not knowing, there is speculation, but not knowing. The only place you can meet us is through the
heart and in the heart of all Creation where we are all ONE. You can come into this relationship with us from a place of knowing your deepest truth, of knowing your Divinity, Sacredness, your Oneness with Source. This is all that we want to share with you. The experience of being One in Source, with Source and through Source in the uniqueness and beauty of each one of us. As Humanity is opening now slowly to an understanding that life is everywhere and that there is a sacred alliance between beings of Light everywhere, the Sirians and the Pleiadians are inviting us to become conscious citizen of the galactic community. Creating this conscious partnership is one of the main intents of this work. The SEXUAL ALIGNMENT is done by activating with a very light touch various points and doorways found on or above the body. These doorways create patterns and sequences. The process has two stages. The first stage creates the main alignment which awakens the Kundalini and facilitates its fluid and gentle rising to the illumination gate; it also includes a specific procedure which can be done during intercourse in order to prolong the duration of the sexual act and assure the rejuvenation of the entire body. The second stage is geared mainly towards the completion of the activation and programming of the Merkaba.The work is very precise and can be done only from a place of heart centeredness and clarity and focus. The initiation involves sacred geometry meditations which support you in connecting with higher and higher aspects of the Self. Beyond the quality of commitment and clarity it requires, the SAI is an extremely easy and accelerated activation, grace also to the tremendous level of support received from spiritual forces. For those familiar with Drunvalo Melchizedek’s work The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, we would suggest that his writings provide the best introduction to the geometries involved in SAI and we highly recommend them as a way to understand the human light body and also the importance of the mastery of the sexual energy in the process of ‘enlightenment’. Moreover, Drunvalo Melchizedek’s book describes a specific technique of activating the Merkaba, a 17- step meditation, which involves specific breathing techniques, mudras and visualizations to which one needs to dedicate a very disciplined daily practice, a process he teaches in his Flower of Life workshop. The SAI represents an alternative modality of activation of the Merkaba which might be more adequate and easier for certain people as it is done exclusively through table work. In addition, in SAI the Merkaba is also calibrated to ‘circulate’ the sexual energy/ life force energy for rejuvenation and resurrection. The work is obviously suitable for couples, but not only as It is unlimited in its ability to accelerate your awakening and also allows you to open to and integrate the energetic changes happening now on Earth. For further info about the SAI please visit: www.pleiadianportal. com. The next SAI workshop: February 23rd –24th, 2011, Two-Day Intensive Residential Training. 8 am-6 pm, $250, Accomodation free. Self-catering. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org,
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Question: Like many menstruating women my iron is low but I get confused with the various forms of iron supplements available. What should I look for in a supplement? Larissa S. Dear Larissa, Thanks for your question; I’m sure many other women will be interested in the answer! Iron deficiency is considered the number one nutritional deficiency in the world by the World Health Organization, with estimates of up to 80% of people deficient in iron and 30% with outright anemia. Iron deficiency symptoms include: fatigue, poor work performance, decreased immunity, restless leg syndrome, chilliness and an inflamed tongue. Before we go into iron supplementation though, I’d like to describe dietary strategies for absorbing iron as that is the optimal way of acquiring our nutrients. First of all, iron from animal foods, called heme iron, is the most easy to absorb by far, with the best sources being liver, other organ meats, red meat and egg yolks—preferably from local grass-fed, free-range livestock. The B12 available in animal foods is necessary for good iron absorption. I realize and understand that this is counter to what many people prefer to eat and may even be offensive to some. I have had to personally change not only my eating habits, but my nutritional and healing philosophy in my practice based on ...what really works. If you happen to have a protein dominant metabolic system, then your health, energy and mental abilities will very probably improve by adding these foods to your diet, even though you may ideologically prefer to be a vegetarian. And your iron status is likely to be much better. There are many nutritional factors that affect iron levels. For instance, the iron in spinach, which is a popular food eaten for its iron content, is actually difficult to absorb. Adding butter and cod liver oil to the diet improves iron absorption in general due to their fat soluble vitamins A and D. Tannins from tea decrease iron absorption. Soy and whole grains contain a substance called phytic acid, which binds to minerals such as iron, making them less available in the digestive tract. Traditional cultures ate most of their soy in fermented form, where the phytates are broken down, as in miso, natto and tempeh. And if you sprout grains, or soak them for at least seven hours, the phytic acid is neutralized, making their iron content much more available. Heme iron is apparently not as affected by phytic acid. Lacto fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and home-made pickles, help normalize the hydrochloric acid in the stomach, which is essential for absorbing iron. Adding vitamin C rich foods also helps absorb it. Vegetarian sources of iron include kelp, brewer’s yeast, blackstrap molasses, pumpkin and squash seeds, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, millet, parsley, almonds, dried prunes, cashews, raisins, Brazil nuts, beet greens, Swiss chard, English walnuts and dates— from most to least. Finally, if you can afford it, buy organic food, as nitraterich chemical fertilizers pull minerals from the soil over the
years, making the resulting crops deficient. With this understanding, let’s come back to iron supplementation, which I only recommend if your blood iron levels, measured by the storage form of iron called ferritin, can’t be increased through diet alone or if your symptoms are severe and you need help NOW! Iron supplements are usually found in salt form, that is, nonheme iron bound to another chemical, usually sulphate, gluconate or fumarate. Their absorption rate is very low, for instance 2.9% on an empty stomach and 0.9% with food compared to 35% for heme iron. This is why iron supplements are often prescribed in high doses, up to 300mg per day or even higher, often resulting in side-effects such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea and stomach distress. As a naturopath, I recommend the following strategy for simple iron deficiency in a menstruating woman: along with an iron-rich diet, take iron citrate or succinate (both better to absorb than the usual varieties) 30mg twice a day between meals with 100mg vitamin C at each dose, if tolerated on an empty stomach. If you experience side-effects as described above, take 30mg with three meals, adding digestive enzymes which contain hydrochloric acid and vitamin C rich foods. Strict vegetarians and intense athletes need higher doses of iron, up to double. Vegetarians without any source of animal foods need to supplement with vitamin B12. This should noticeably improve ferritin levels as well as fatigue within 1-3 months. If it doesn’t, there needs to be a more in depth workup to check whether there are other reasons than periods for blood loss or factors inhibiting absorption such as digestive sluggishness, intestinal inflammation, subclinical infections, kidney problems or cancer. There are many ways to help balance periods to moderate blood loss. Internal cleansing programs help increase efficiency of absorption of all nutrients, including iron. And there are emotional factors which incline us toward low blood iron, specifically feeling devalued. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that excess iron is toxic. In fact, as little as 200mg can kill a child, so it’s vital to keep iron supplements away from youngsters as one would a drug. Men and postmenopausal women should always get their blood tested before taking iron, as high iron levels have been correlated with an increased risk of heart disease, infections and cancer. I hope this helps you find an answer to your low iron levels and results in lovely, buoyant energy! Katherine Willow N.D. is a fourth generation registered naturopathic doctor with over three decades of experience. She is founder and director of Carp Ridge EcoWellness Centre www.ecowellness.com and has a specific interest in German New Medicine and how emotions relate to disease, about which she is currently writing an introductory book. The Carp Ridge Natural Health Clinic is located at 2386 Thomas Dolan Parkway, Carp. For information about our programs and services go to: www.crnhc.com. To reach Dr. Katherine Willow or to book an appointment call 613-8391198 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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he Egyptians used them medicinally and ceremonially. During the Black Plague, they were said to prevent infection. Their resins have been used in religious and spiritual ceremonies and in meditation for centuries. They are the oldest form of medicine and cosmetics known to man and at one time were considered more valuable than gold! Essential oils have always played a vital role in health and well being. These concentrated, volatile compounds are derived from the plant kingdom and so retain many of the healing properties of the plant they are derived from: be they antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and so on. One more historical note: the Romans diffused oils in their religious and political places of business, as well as employing them in bathing and massage. We can create our own special blends any time of the year, but since Valentine’s day is coming up very shortly, I would like to suggest a few ideas for gift giving. If you are a “foodie”, the scents of cinnamon and orange will be very compelling. All the citrus oils are antibacterial to some degree, helpful during cold and flu season. Cinnamon is warming and uplifting on cold winter days. As with all oils, a little goes a long way and since cinnamon can irritate the skin and mucous membranes, you might want to try the blend in a room diffuser instead of topically. Ylang ylang literally mean flower of flowers. In Indonesia, the flowers are spread on newlyweds’ beds. It is considered to be an aphrodisiac, lowering blood pressure and aiding relaxation.
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Gestalt Psychotherapy By: Razi Ghaemmagham Farahani Hypnotherapy • Art Therapy n recent years our society became conscious of their eating habits and started to become more active to maintain their body weight. On the other hand, giving so much attention Razi Ghaemmagham Farahani Gestalt Psychotherapist to just the physicality of the body and ignoring or avoiding the internal self conflict is resulting in the constant relapse of Tel: 613-260-2604 maintaining the body weight. 2970 Olympic way Ottawa ON K1T-1Y4 In this article I want to redirect your attention to the mental email@example.com • www.gestaltottawa.com conflict of the self that results in becoming overweight. I broke down the elements that I believe are necessary to be minimized drastically. “I” will remain dissatisfied always understand the amount of food consumption that an individual and all the time. This is how the self will look for constant is taking according to one’s state of mind and emotions. feeling of satisfaction within gobbling and nibbling of the These are: time, discrepancy thinking, instinct hunger, food. chewing, gobbling, nibbling, intellectual, dental development One of the habitual behaviour of an anxious and stressful and eyes. individual is: nibbling the food when feeling anxious Eating habits on daily bases are most often related to time, or stressful. This habit will give them momentary selfsuch as morning, noon and evening in terms of breakfast, satisfaction which requires constant repetition of that habit lunch and dinner. for even a second of satisfaction. Now some people think about food in terms of their health, Indeed, I believe in this conflict, the individual as a some other just consider it as a fuel for their body and some whole might consider the balance between physicality of others feel pleasure within food. the body and mental process of the mind. Just focusing on All of the above thinking leads the individual for the physicality is making only the surface attraction of a satisfaction, this is what logically thinking individual might built foundation. There is no doubt in my mind that noticing conclude yet, this is not all, and self dissatisfaction also has and valuing the physicality of the body in approach for an important role to define the concept of food and the way it overweight conflict will be just periodic and the individual might be consumed. will certainly relapse after a while. Satisfaction of the self as When an individual says: “I am hungry” the “I” identifies a whole is what I consider and the cycle of experience will itself with hunger. not be completed without the needed satisfaction. This is It is interesting that some people feel hunger by seeing the how when the individual is focusing on physicality only then food, this is not the hunger this is the desire and wanting to the cycle of experience is not completed and withdrawal will have that food. happen. In this case the “I” is not identifying itself with hunger yet, I certainly believe focusing on physicality along with the “eyes” identifying itself with the hunger! This is not instinct mentality of the individual is a balanced way of viewing and hunger. dealing the overweight conflict. To fulfill instinct hunger the required process contains: “I” identifies itself with the hunger, People who are suffering, frail or dying are in need of help. teeth uses its aggression to fulfill the They need their immune systems souped up immediately so that they can needed destruction of the food, taste and gain strength and weight and are better able to absorb nutrients. They wish not only to prolong their life but also to get better and healthier introjecting (swallow) the food. with more energy and vitality. Our appreciation of the food has direct relation with our intellect (mental food), That is where the Ultra Immune System Booster technology plays its part. All other methods on the market are child’s play in comparison! the ability to understand ourselves and our The Ultra Immune System Booster technology has the ability to reinvigorate the sparks surroundings, and to go on with our lives. of life in your organs and your digestive system like nothing ever seen before. 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Survey: End-of-Life Hospice for the Alternative Community
lease feel free to respond to these questions in any way you would like. We would like to know your views on end-of-life care, and the possibility of establishing a hospice for our community. The notion of a hospice, where end-of-life, palliative care is characterized by compassion on the part of the carers and dignity on the part of the clients, is one which is gathering respect and attention in Western societies. It is understood as the active and compassionate care of the terminally ill when their disease is no longer responsive to measures aimed at a cure or the prolongation of life. Although the practice has been seen in Europe since the 11th century, modern hospice services were pioneered by registered nurse Dame Cecily in England during the 1950s. Since then, hospices are becoming a preferred option to dying in a hospital, where death is perceived as a failure of the medical system, or to dying at home, where the burden of care often falls on loved ones who may be grieving or inadequately prepared as care givers.  Have you ever considered a hospice for palliative care of a family member, close friend or for yourself?
Although this is only an outline of the dream, we would like to know the level of interest in our community in such services.  Would you be interested in using hospice care such as described above, either for yourself or for a family member or close friend? Yes___ No___ Would you care to elaborate on your answer?
Any new venture, whether alternatively minded or mainstream, needs a boost of energy to get out of the dream and onto the ground. We anticipate a mixture of investments and loans will be necessary to manifest our vision. Investors and lenders would both receive a comparable return on their money. Investors, moreover, would gain priority status regarding use of the hospice, for themselves and their immediate family. We would offer several methods of investing in the venture, including lump-sum investments, monthly (or other regularly spaced) investments, or bequeathments.
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A group of women in the National Capital Region are exploring the vision of establishing a hospice for the alternative community; we include a registered nurse, a palliative caregiver, and four others experienced with death and the dying. At this time, we see this hospice as a small and intimate place (4 rooms), fully able to meet the palliative care needs of clients, their families and friends while maintaining an atmosphere of peace and love. We anticipate locating this facility at Au Grand Coeur (formerly Au Grand Bois Vegetarian Summer Camp), a 565 acre property located 70 minutes north of Ottawa on the Canadian Shield. The site of the building would be on the hill, towards the western edge of the property, where the views from each room would be expansive and open. The building itself would be aesthetically and technologically in harmony with the surrounding environment. The emphasis in palliative care is to meet not only the physical needs but also the psychological, social, cultural, emotional and spiritual needs of the dying person and his or her family. All traditions would be welcome, with respect as a resounding theme throughout the experience. Simple accommodations for the family and friends of the client would be available in the immediate building.
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Jen’s Zen©: Soulful Solutions With Jennifer Clark Intuitive counsellor Jennifer Clark offers her en-light-ening and inspiring soulful solutions to life’s challenges. Q: My girlfriend smokes, but then lies about it. She says she isn’t a smoker, though she admits to the “occasional” cigarette when she’s being social. Only thing is, she’s social pretty much every day with either her colleagues, friends or family! I told her early on that I couldn’t be with a smoker in the long term and she promised me she would quit. We never put a time on it, but it’s been three years. How do I get her to butt out permanently or should I just quit her? — SMOKING MAD BEAU A: Dear Beau, sometimes love stinks doesn’t it? I completely understand your position. Smoking among other things would be a deal breaker for me too. Back when I was single, I dated a guy that knew of my anti-smoking stance. He told me he didn’t smoke but he did. He would hide his cigarettes, wear surgical gloves when he did smoke to protect his hands from smelling like tobacco and have breath spray on hand in his pocket to conceal his breath. We dated for about 2 months before I accidentally caught him with the surgical gloves on. It was a very interesting conversation to say the least that day! In the end, I didn’t want to change him and he didn’t want to stop smoking. We parted as friends. I was angry at first for investing my time and energy into the relationship but in the end recognized breaking up would be best overall. In three years, I imagine you have also put considerable time and energy into your relationship. By no action, you have agreed to it silently. If this is something you want to change, I would sit your girlfriend down and in a very honest but frank discussion tell her that one of your deal breakers is smoking and that her smoking is too much for you to handle. Remind her you love her and want to be with her (if that is indeed the case) but explain that you cannot live a healthy life being a second hand smoker for the rest of your life. Invite her to go with you to seek alternative therapies for quitting smoking. Tell her you’ll invest your time, money and energy to support her in kicking her bad habit – this is assuming she is willing to of course. I recommend to my clients my colleague
Karen Nagonosh who runs a company called Hypnosis For A Change. She is an expert at weight-loss and quitting smoking. Visit her at www.hypnosisforachange.net. If your girlfriend doesn’t want to butt out, then you have a decision to make. Stay and accept what is or leave for a cleaner lifestyle. It is your choice. However, if it’s any consolation, I see her taking to heart your feelings and doing what she needs to do to keep the relationship happy and healthy! Jennifer Clark is a popular Intuitive Counsellor in Ottawa working professionally in Ottawa since 2001 offering soulful solutions to life’s problems to over 7000 people just like you. She is the host of the popular weekly radio show “The Namaste Show: Good News For A Change” airing on CKCU FM radio 93.1 or www.ckcufm.com every Tuesday from 12:15pm to 1:00pm. If you would like to book your own personal consultation with her, visit www.jenniferclark.ca © Jennifer Clark, 2010
Do You Matter?
Patricia Wall ©Take the Lid Off Inc ack in the cave, the woman owned the fire. When a man came back from the hunt, presented dinner to the woman. The woman welcomed him at her fire, valuing his contribution, and thus gave him belonging. The woman knew that she mattered because the man made the contribution to her. Back in the cave there were very different social rules. If she didn’t matter, no one was going to feed her. It was that basic. Modern life is more complicated. Women have gained in their ability to be financially independent. That wonderful gain has created confusion in both men and women about their value, their roles and contributions. Women have lost the inner knowing that they have the power of belonging. With that loss occured a crisis of self-esteem. When a woman cannot feel her power to give belonging, she is disconnected from feeling that she matters. She may know that her family cares, or that her partner loves her and still feel a lack of certainty of her own worth. You can believe that you are loved without feeling valuable. How do you feel that you matter? When you feel your power to give belonging, you will feel that you matter. People around you will respond to your belonging energy, and want to make contributions practically and emotionally. There are several challenges in learning how this power works, and how to wield it, as the power emerges through energy work. One challenge is to understand how each person at your fire contributes, and how to work with the form of their contribution to get what you want. Take the practical example of the honey-do list. Often this list contains items that don’t get done, or don’t get finished. It can feel as if you don’t matter because the things you’ve asked for are not happening. The challenge is to accept how the male mind operates, so you’re triggering the response you want. A female will often do things to take care of the people she cares about. Therefore, when she wants something done she will ask in the context of being taken care of. If it doesn’t happen, she feels pain and neglect. A male operates differently at the subconscious level. To trigger action, it’s important to present a problem to be solved without presenting a solution. This is challenging because you probably already have a solution in mind, and an attachment to the problem being solved with your solution. It’s an important part of the process to use energy tools to clear your attachment to your own solution, so that people who care about you are able to give and you are able to feel them giving to you. Over time your aim will improve on getting things the way you want them. Try this test. Pick one older item on your honey-do list. Recognize that it is presented as a solution, rather than a problem. First, identify the actual problem that needs to be solved. You can use the Unlock tool (see osloda.com) to release old conflicts about the problem, and your attachments to the solution you presented, so that you can present the problem without a negative emotional taint. Now that you have identified the problem and cleared the negative associations, step two. Step two is to present the problem without mentioning any possible solutions
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or requirements. In fact, the best presentation is having the problem with no solution and without any request for assistance. Simply let it fall out there casually, and let it go. Watch the magic happen. If you’ve removed the negative associations, a solution will be created. Step three is just as critical: praise the contribution. It may not be how you would have solved the problem. Accept and value the contribution that was given without criticism. You can work on aiming at specific solutions as you release your power. You’ll be amazed how the people in your life will step up to contribute without being asked, and seek your praise of their contribution. You will feel that you matter. It is a weird feeling when you aren’t used to it. It’s worth getting used to feeling that you matter. Patricia Wall, Osloda.com 613-831-8956 Osloda : The Art of Dealing with Everyday Life
Laura’s Numerology News For Feb. 2011
*Note: This is a general numerology forecast. You have many other numbers connected to your name and birthday that will give you a better understanding of what this year will bring you and so much more. Contact me for a 90 minute personal numerology consultation if you are at a major cross-road in your life. How to calculate your personal monthly number. Add the day of your birth to the month of your birth. Then you will add the number 6 to your number. NOTE – If you’re final number adds up to double digits, add the numbers together again, and again, if you have to, until you get a single number. If you still have trouble, email me at email@example.com 1. You might put some thought into updating your resume, or why not call a head hunter. You should throw your hat into the ring, now. Life will start to go your way in the area of career, but it will pass you by if you do not take action in Feb. 2. There should be some new people moving into your world and old ones will just disappear. It might be for the best. Force yourself to put your credit card away as this is a slower influence and your cash flow is bound to dry up. Use this month to take care of unfinished details, such as filing your taxes or taking care of unfinished legal matters. 3. CONGRATULATIONS, YOU ARE PREGNANT. Don’t have a heart attack as it is seldom with child, but indeed possible. This is a seedplanting year and the seeds that you plant in Feb. could manifest into a beautiful harvest or baby by the end of the year. You can also focus on home renovations, artistic pursuits, or selling. Fun vacations or extravagant purchases could fit nicely into this chunk of time. Try to factor in some healing if you are still broken from last year. 4. Are you feeling rattled or just restricted and extremely uncomfortable? Issues around your home, career, health and relationships are all in your face, in Feb. There are so many obligations and individuals for you to care for, this year. You must first refuel and take care of yourself in Feb. Join a
gym or talk to a nutritionist. Make sure that all of your personal foundations are rock solid. 5. Your bones will be restless to travel and have an adventure in Feb. Go, and have fun, as this is one of the better influences to break out and party. A weekend away, will do, but the longer the better. If you are in an uncomfortable rut, of any kind, make a bigger push to get out of it, or it will be much deeper and tighter by the end of the year. This is a wonderful month for promoting yourself, your gizmo, or your specialty. 6. Are you in the process of building or renovating a house or a relationship? Are you married or in a committed relationship? If the answer is no, GET A HOOK IN THE WATER, NOW. What do you have to lose? This is the month get organized, committed, and focused. Finish the projects around the house and spend some family time with loved ones and you will rock this month. 7. Radical change is all around you and your life this year. Lubricate your hips and be ready to make sudden twists and turns. The month of Feb. is a tad slower than the rest of the year and you should consider using this time to get ready for what is coming. Go to the Doc and have a check up. If you are offered an opportunity to take a course or learn something new at work, do it, as it will benefit you later in the year. 8. Oh, oh, does your house need fixing. Is there a big purchase that you have been considering? This is the month to do it. You can buy a new home now, and move into it later in the year. You can safely make decisions regarding home or domestic issues, now. A family vacation would fit, but it could cost you more than you thought. 9. How is the activity in your head, so far, this year? You will find yourself doing much more soul searching and thinking, than you normally do, this year. Can you take a sabbatical or a good part of the year off? This would be the perfect time to go back to school or get into a job that has a learning curve attached to it. You will be seriously questioning your life, work, relationships and goals. This is a year to rethink, gather information, and reflect on where you have been and where you are going. Depression can creep in, so beware. Laura Young is an intuitive numerologist and core belief modification coach. She is located in ottawa, but does phone readings anywhere. For personal consultations please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 613-725-7232 www.anewschoolofthought.com
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Transform Your Fear of Public Speaking: And Share Your Message with Confidence! by Daniel Mauro
ublic speaking is the number one human fear. Death is number two. Jerry Seinfeld does a joke about it: “During a funeral, most people would rather be in the casket than the one delivering the eulogy.” When expressed that way it sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Why is public speaking so frightening to so many people? The particular reasons for stage fright may vary from one individual to another: excessive perfectionism, traumatic past experiences, lack of confidence, social anxiety. However, the core explanation ultimately involves a fear of rejection, or some variation on the theme. Perhaps useful in the ancient past, this survival instinct no longer serves us in contemporary society, where the ability to communicate and express ourselves effectively is of considerable importance in so many vocations. Daniel’s Story As a self-employed individual, I offer personal growth seminars on a variety of topics, host monthly movie evenings, teach yoga, lead devotional chant sessions, and present lectures in all sorts of holistic and academic contexts. I even dabbled with stand-up comedy for a while. Fortunately, I am entirely comfortable speaking in front of groups of any size but that was not always the case. Once upon a time, I experienced tremendous performance anxiety just at the thought of having to speak in front of more than a few individuals. The days and weeks leading up to academic presentations or speeches caused me unbearable worry and anxiety. Happily, a decisive turning point changed everything for me around public speaking. During graduate school, I realized that not only would I need to overcome this debilitating fear, but ultimately, that I could become confident presenting in front of groups. And so my speaking journey began. Along the way, I experimented with numerous tools and techniques to help master that initial presentation anxiety, a few of which I include here: Six Powerful Techniques to Reduce Presentation Anxiety 1) Master Your Material: Knowing your subject matter well and preparing the format of your talk goes a long way to reducing presentation anxiety before the big day. 2) Learn to Relax: Breathwork is one of the quickest and most effective ways to relax your physiology. When the body is relaxed the mind has access to greater neurological resources. 3) Visualize Your Performance: People often play “worry movies” of future events. In so doing, we can invite a self-fulfilling prophecy. Instead, rehearse a positive scenario in your imagination in advance so that your brain becomes conditioned to manifest the desired outcome. 4) Concentrate on Your Message: What is it that you wish to communicate to your audience? Rather than focusing on yourself or your appearance, concentrate on the take-
away message. The more passion you demonstrate about your topic, the more captivated your audience will be. 5) Know that People Want You to Excel: When in front of an audience, we can believe that “people are out to get us” but this concern is entirely unfounded. The truth is, audience members want you to succeed and they will not judge you nearly as much as you judge yourself. 6) Practice, Practice, Practice: The more you speak in front of groups, the easier it becomes. The key is to take baby steps and orchestrate small successes along the way so that you can begin to actually enjoy (yes enjoy!) the process. Transform Your Fear of Presenting and Master The Seven Components of Effective Speaking: A Sacred Initiative Workshop Series Although I have personally used a variety of presentation techniques, it was knowing how to adapt my vocal qualities that ultimately led me to feel confident and relaxed as a speaker in any environment. Are you tired of dreading those inevitable speaking situations? Would it serve you in your work, business or education to finally transform your insecurities into powerful presentation skills? Whether you have an overwhelming fear of public speaking or you are an occasional presenter who would like to fine-tune your skills, it may be your time to shine in the spotlight! Introducing a fantastic workshop series to empower you on your path of authentic personal expression and fearless speaking. Friday, Feb 11 @ 7:30 PM FREE Intro Lecture: Transcending the Myths of Public Speaking Saturday, Feb 12; 10 AM - 4 PM Workshop Pt I: Transform Your Presentation Anxiety Thursday, Feb 24 @ 7:30 PM FREE Intro Lecture: Transcending the Myths of Public Speaking Saturday, Feb 26; 10 AM - 4 PM Workshop Pt I: Transform Your Presentation Anxiety Sunday, Feb 27; 10 AM - 5 PM Workshop Pt II: Master the 7 Keys to Effective Speaking To REGISTER or for more INFORMATION about these workshops/seminars, please contact Daniel at: 613.204.5229 OR firstname.lastname@example.org Please Note: The Intro Lecture is a pre-requisite for attending the workshops. Sacred Initiatives Daniel Mauro is the founder of Sacred Initiatives (www. sacredinitiatives.ca), an organization that promotes uplifting educational activities in the National Capital Region. Our monthly newsletter features regular events like Musical Meditations, Spiritual Cinema Evenings, and Personal Growth Workshops (e.g., Public Speaking, Musical Medicine, Accelerated Learning). To register for our Sacred Initiatives e-Newsletter, please contact: email@example.com.
The Day Before Disclosure:
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by Daniel Mauro e are standing at the threshold of one of the most important paradigm shifts ever: the truth about UFOs (unidentified objects) and ETs (extraterrestrials) is soon to be officially disclosed to the earth’s inhabitants! For over 60 years there has been a deliberate truth embargo by the major governments of the world regarding the existence of UFO sightings, ET encounters, and abduction phenomena. Vast quantities of video footage, photographs, interviews, military data, and eye witness testimony unquestionably substantiate the reality of ET visitations to our planet, yet the phenomenon has either been ignored or largely denied by the mainstream media, scientists, and government agencies. The Day Before Disclosure is a provocative documentary from NEW PARADIGM FILMS that consolidates a wealth of evidence of a Government Truth Embargo on UFO and ET presences extending back some six decades. In this comprehensive and well researched film, Norwegian producer Terje Toftenes provides compelling narratives that are beautifully weaved together with expert accounts from an impressive roster of individuals spanning diverse sectors of society: renowned UFO researchers, scientists, journalists, military personnel, pilots, high ranking government officials, astronauts, abduction specialists, and air traffic controllers. For the last few decades, UFOs have been appearing in all sorts of shapes, sizes and configurations around the planet: the phoenix lights in arizona, a UFO landing in Voronezh, Russia, ghost rockets in Sweden, a UFO hovering over Chicago O’Hare airport, UFO fleets over Peru and Mexico, the strange lights in Hessdalen, Norway, and a massive UFO forcing the temporary shutdown of Xiaoshan airport in China. Since the 1950s Britain has logged over 12,000 sightings, in Brazil UFOs and ETs are observed almost daily, and on Mexican Prime Time TV, journalist Jamie Maussan broadcasts a weekly show documenting recent UFO activity. Given the upsurge in reported sightings, one might wonder why the UFO issue has not received more public attention, why the media, military personnel, space agencies, and scientists don’t engage in the UFO subject more readily. In some cases, oaths of secrecy, fears of being ridiculed or risking one’s professional
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career play a definite role. In addition, the US military is reluctant to admit that it is essentially defenseless against alien spacecraft that can travel at incredible speeds, disappear and reappear instantaneously, shut down nuclear missiles at will, and conduct seemingly impossible maneuvers like 90 degree turns, reverse Ls, and sudden stops. Alien abduction phenomena contributes to the fascination surrounding ETs. Noted abduction specialists like Budd Hopkins have recorded details of hundreds of human experiences on alien spacecraft, in which “abductees” are subjected to psychological examinations and reproductive procedures and subsequently returned to their life with no (conscious) memory of the experience. Abductees have provided thousands of drawings of aliens revealing the now well known features (associated with the “Grays”): large sweeping eyes, small mouths/cheeks, and gray skin. Tiny implants discovered in contactees provide further compelling biological and metallurgical evidence that humans have been interfered with by Extraterrestrial Intelligences. Regression therapist, Barbara Lamb suggests that at least 60 types of ET beings have visited the individuals she works with, some of these beings apparently mentoring their human contacts over a lifetime. continued on next page
One abductee featured in the film (let’s call her Alice) proposes an intriguing perspective regarding (the reason for) abductions. Given that the Grays lack emotion, they purportedly seek to understand this primary quality of human nature, they covet our emotional make-up. If emotions are indicative of high evolutionary potential, as Alice suggests, humans could be on the forefront of something unique. And that might explain why they’re so interested in humanity: our rich emotional repertoire. In the film, producer/narrator Terje Toftenes introduces the notion of disclosure with a medley of thoughtprovoking questions: “What if we were not alone? What if the thousands of people all over the world who tell about their encounters with alien beings . . .were actually telling the truth? What if our governments had known about an ET presence for more than half a century? What if they were in possession of alien technology that had the potential of changing our world and they chose to keep the public in the dark through a secret campaign of suppressed information? And what if that campaign ended tomorrow???” Thankfully, progress has been made on the UFO disclosure front in recent years. In 2001, Dr. Steven Greer launched an initiative where hundreds of high ranking witnesses, military personnel and CIA intelligence officers with knowledge of classified operations were asked to disclose their UFO information publicly. He believes it is crucial to end the secrecy so that humanity may (one day) make peaceful contact with ET civilizations as well as to lay the groundwork for the acquisition of amazing new technologies. According to US political activist, Joel Garbon, government disclosure may take place very soon. During this crucial time in human history, discernment by the citizens of the world and government leaders will be essential. If society were to be suddenly confronted with the truth about advanced cultures (even if they have benevolent intentions to assist and uplift humanity), certain individuals with positions of influence
could be “tempted to try to distort this opportunity to entrench their own control and material power.” On the upside, full disclosure could also spawn a global revolution in technology, energy, communications, and most importantly, impact the manner in which we treat our fellow human beings. Selected Quotes From the Film: Stan Friedman (Nuclear Physicist) “The evidence is overwhelming that earth is being visited by intelligently controlled ET space craft. . .this is the biggest story of the millennium: visits to planet earth by alien spacecraft, a successful cover-up of the best data, bodies and wreckage for 62 years.”
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Robert Dean (Command Sergeant Major) “It’s not simply visitors from another planet, star, or galaxy, or even another dimension. . . evidence has been collected that the human race is a hybrid race and that some of these advanced intelligences have been involved in genetically manipulating us as a species from the beginning of our history.” Steven Greer (US Medical Doctor) “The truth is actually more interesting. . .the ET technologies are so advanced they interface directly with coherent thought. . . with conscious mind. . .the development of artificial intelligence in these spacecraft is so advanced that they can pick up on a directed thought. . . [this represents] a new paradigm of understanding the structure of the cosmos.”
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ith the Holy holiday season recently behind us it’s the perfect time I believe to reflect and consider not only our own past deeds but those of others. This is where many ask the questions that they feel will define not only the sum of their deeds or misdeeds but also define their value to others. We ask: 1. Have I accomplished what I said I would? 2. Have others followed through on what they said they would? 3. What would I have done differently? Where exactly do these questions lead us? If it is to self retrospection and growth GREAT if it is to self recrimination and shame STOP! Here are what I believe to be the important questions: 1. Did you conduct yourself with integrity? 2. Were you honest and not misleading in your intentions and dealings with others? 3. Did you treat others as you would have them treat you? (My Mommy taught me that one) 4. Did you treat YOURSELF as you would a friend? Often we are our harshest critics and our cruellest taskmasters. The biggest meanest bully is the one reflected back in the mirror. Listen to your own self talk for a moment, is that voice inside telling you to do more for no other reason than that there is never enough? Self help gurus around the world have made a fortune telling us how to create wealth. You read all the books, watch the videos and listen to the audios that have been available at all the seminars. Then what happens if you still don’t have the partner of your dreams Billings Bridge Shopping Center to keep you and 2277 Riverside Drive your money Ottawa, ON, K1H 8K2 company while Telephone: 613-737-9330 you live the life firstname.lastname@example.org that they told you you could have if Kanata you just believe 442 Hazeldean Road and allow it to Kanata, ON, K2L 1T9 manifest. Telephone: 613-836-3669 Don’t get email@example.com me wrong I am not a “Secret Westboro (NEW LOCATION) Basher” or “Anti 205 Richmond Rd Attractionist”, I Ottawa, ON, K1Z6W4 do believe that Telephone: 613-728-1255 we can attract firstname.lastname@example.org and bring people,
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