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Earth Day 2012 — Your Guide to SoCal Events

The State of Solar in SoCal by Linda Harmon Carry On — and Carry Your Own by Tree Bernstein Crying in the Wilderness by Ernie Tamminga The Whole Gardener by Randy Arnowitz WP Recommends

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Preserving the Earth

Composting, global warming, and recycling are not exactly topics at the cutting edge of news coverage anymore. If you are reading this magazine, chances are you already have a compost bin, are up on the latest environmental changes and take cloth bags with you when you go to the Farmer’s Market to purchase your local organic produce. We may be preaching to the choir in covering Earth Day this issue, but it is still important to support the causes that have potential to create positive changes. Take a peek at the guide to Earth Day events in the Southland. Choose one to participate in and support. Find out how utility companies are involved in the production of solar energy projects for our area in Linda Harmon’s article. She also brings us up-to-date with what has happened to the PACE program that helped homeowners to finance their own solar energy systems. Tree Bernstein reports on the demise of the plastic bag in many cities and our own staff gardener, Randy Arnowitz, shares a few of his unique personal tips on recycling and saving energy. Our cover features an image of a green and bountiful earth; it is up to us to make sure places such as this don’t disappear – from our planet, or from our imagination. This Earth Day, we challenge you to keep up your good work and do even more. No action is too small when it comes to preserving our planet. — The Whole Person Team ON THE COVER: ”Emerald Butterflies” by Bruce Birkland. Through his painting he has brought forth a confluence of nature’s external beauty and the inner life of the imagination. www.ArtWanted.com/ Birkland, birklandart@aol.com, P.O. Box 512, Santa Barbara,Ca. 93102.

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EARTH DAY Your Guide to SoCal Events

“The Earth is Our Mother” Illustration by Bettina Barrett Santa Barbara 1990 Earth Day poster

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very year, Earth Day reminds us of our fight for a clean environment. What many of us are unaware of is that it started right under our feet; a singular incident occurred in Santa Barbara that birthed a movement that has since gone global. In 1969, an offshore oil platform sprung a leak and quickly became the worst spill the nation had ever known. After witnessing the detrimental effects off the coast of the beautiful southern California city, Earth Day’s founder, Gaylord Nelson, then a senator from Wisconsin, envisioned an event that would bring public consciousness to air and water pollution. As a result, just one year later, 20 million people showed up across the nation to voice their support of

a healthier environment in the world’s first-ever Earth Day. Other oil spills have since overtaken in size and scope, but the Santa Barbara disaster remains the third-largest spill in our nation’s history. That tragedy served as the impetus of a global awareness campaign that has now reached more than 184 countries. Though Earth Day is an important time and place to show our dedication to the modern environmental movement, a commitment to our planet should be made in the way we live our lives each and every day – but that can begin by adding your voice to the ever-growing movement on April 22nd. Where will you be on Earth Day 2012?


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PASADENA

April 21-22 A two-day event held at Alameda Park, featuring more than 250 local and national exhibitors, a green car show, live music and speakers (recent ones included James Cameron, Daryl Hannah and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk.) With more than 38,000 people attending in 2011, it logs as the most well-attended annual Earth Day Festival on the West Coast.* sbearthday.org

April 22 This coming Earth Day, architecture buffs are in for a Greene and Greene (and green) treat. The Gamble House will present Arroyo’s Edge: Greene and Greene Interiors 2012, a rare opportunity to visit six privately-owned properties designed by Charles and Henry Greene between 1902 and 1915. Featuring acclaimed architectural features and design by the masters of the American Arts & Crafts movement, the five private homes and one private garden will be open for touring along Arroyo Terrace and North Grand Avenue in Pasadena, all within easy walking distance of The Gamble House (call 626 783-3334 x.16). gamblehouse.org

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Children’s Earth Day April 22 “Be a part of the largest and most exciting Children’s Earth Day in LA County featuring live entertainment, environmentalthemed games, food, crafts, prizes, vendors, face painting, children’s art exhibits and much, much more!” Recognized by the Los Angeles Times as “The Best Earth Day Pick” and LA Parent Magazine as “The Best Children’s Earth Day.” ecostation.org/ecostation

NEWPORT BEACH April 22 This free event features environmental exhibits, face painting and scavenger hunts for children of all ages, community-service projects, a “sharkmobile” with live touch tank, an opportunity drawing with great prizes, live music, and environmental documentaries from the Newport Beach Film Festival. newportbay.org/ featured/earth-day-2012

SANTA MONICA

Tadhasana — Yoga and Music for Earth Day Weekend April 20-22 Join Shiva Rae, Seane Corn, Kia Miller, and other Yogi and Yoginis for great music and six “Epic” Concerts. tadasanafestival.com

*Reprinted with permission of Sigrid Wright, from Seasons Magazine

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GENERAL REFERENCE

Official Earth Day 2012 Website: earthday.org/2012 “On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. Together we will stand united for a sustainable future and call upon individuals, organizations, and governments to do their part.” Earth Day Idea List: earthday.envirolink.org/guide6.html “Millions have found ways to express their environmental commitments through Earth Day. What can you do for Earth Day? The answer is: anything that is meaningful to you and for the environment!” California Parks and Recreation: calparks.org/programs/earth-day “The California State Parks Foundation hosts 18 environmental improvement projects at parks statewide on Saturday, April 14 as part of its 15th Annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). Volunteers are encouraged to help maintain the beauty of California’s treasured state parks.”

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Like It or Not:

The State of Solar in SoCal Includes Mass Solar Projects by Linda Harmon

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any Californians, not just environmentalists, are skeptical of any mass energy project launched by Edison and big business. Safety and the environment often take a backseat to the hunger for profit. However, climate change has already begun to rear its ugly head with “unusual and unprecedented” extreme weather. Temperature swings and massive storms are becoming the new normal and many are now clamoring for any energy project that can eliminate the need to burn fossil fuels, drill the far North, “frack” our mother Earth, or increase the number of nuclear power plants on the horizon. Enter the sun; a clean, renewable resource, which can be captured with very

little, if any, negative impact. According to the Environment California Research & Policy Center, ten years ago solar panels atop roofs were a rarity — but in the last two years the solar industry has installed more than 5,000 kilowatts of solar power in 10 different California cities. Our state and federal governments are finally making a serious effort to move toward renewables and solar is at the top of the list. Unfortunately, or fortunately, utility companies are big players and have the money in a tight economy to harness solar energy. Our government helped bring them into the equation in a big way. Electric utility companies are required by California state law to acquire 20% of their

power from renewable energy sources by 2010, and 33% by 2020. A main source of that renewable power will be solar energy. Since the Bush administration, the government has established subsidies for renewable energy development. President Obama added 45 billion dollars in Federal tax credits, guaranteed loans, and grants to further entice companies into the market. With the influx of funds, the California desert is one of the largest targets of solar development interests. The Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which oversees much of this undeveloped land resource, has received 34 requests to build large solar thermal power plants, which would cover over 300,000 acres. All large solar thermal projects (above 50


MW) require approvals from both the BLM and the Energy Commission prior to construction. This includes scrutiny under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). In 2010, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the first five renewable energy projects ever on public land – Imperial Valley Solar Project, Chevron Lucerne Valley Solar Project, Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System and the Calico Solar Project. When authorizing these, BLM Director Bob Abbey said, “We have truly arrived at America’s new energy frontier.” The Ivanpah project is one of the first of these projects to begin construction as a joint undertaking of Southern California Edison (SCE) and Israel-based BrightSource Energy. The two signed a series of contracts for 1,300 megawatts of solar thermal power, planning the construction in three phases: two 100-megawatt (MW) phases (known as Ivanpah 1 and Ivanpah 2) and a 200-MW phase (Ivanpah 3). The three plants are collectively referred to as the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS). According to Brightsource, Ivanpah SEGS is currently the world’s largest concentrating solar power (CSP) plant under construction and, when completed, will double the amount of solar thermal electricity produced in the U.S. The first of these solar power plants, providing 286,000 megawatt-hours of renewable electricity per year, is now being built at Ivanpah Dry Lake on approximately 3,500 acres in the San Bernardino County desert. This rush for clean energy is making strange bedfellows; representatives from the Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Natural Resources Defense Council have all helped to craft a project that will turn many miles of southern California desert into a solar plain. According to BrightSource, Ivanpah is a “power-tower solar thermal system.” Over 300,000 software-controlled mirrors will follow the path of the sun and reflect the sunlight to three 459-feet turbine boiler towers. The concentrated sunlight will strike the boilers’ pipes, heating the water to create steam, which then travels to a standard turbine to generate electricity. From Ivanpah, many miles of transmission lines will be needed to carry the (continued on page 38)

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PACE Accelerates Consumer Rooftop Solar If the thought of tearing up the desert gives you pause, and giving power companies continued control of what solar energy will look like in the future galls, please keep reading. One of the most important things you can do may be to promote affordable solar for all Californians by supporting the fight to bring back PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy.) PACE, a pilot program established in 2008, helped homeowners finance solar energy systems through their property tax bills. It worked by allowing local governments to create voluntary assessment districts to loan homeowners the upfront costs of installing solar, the biggest obstacle to going solar for most energy consumers. Homeowners then paid back their debt over time through a special assessment added to their property bills. If it sounds too good to be true, it wasn’t. Over 23 states started their own version of PACE, which quickly received the Obama administration’s backing and over $150 million in stimulus funding.

In the United States

alone, $279 billion invested across the residential, commercial, and institutional markets could yield more than $1 trillion of energy savings over 10 years.

Then, two years ago, consumers interested in signing up for the program were told that it was “no longer available.” What happened? The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) decided the loans had “unusual and difficult risk management challenges” for lenders, i.e. Fannie May and Freddie Mac, and the FHFA stopped the two lenders from giving out the loans. That was the death knell for PACE during the deep recession years. Those two lenders accounted for upwards of half of all U.S. mortgages and the program wasn’t viable without them. PACE and solar proponents responded with new guidelines specifically established to address FHFA concerns regarding PACE assessment’s senior lien status, the major tumbling block. Remedies included financing limits based on positive equity and restricting loans to property owners with a timely record of payment, but none of these measures were accepted by the Federal Regulators, Fannie Mae, or Freddie Mac. Despite lower tax delinquencies and no record of defaults in Sonoma County among nearly 1,200 PACE participants, the FHFA refused to even consider a limited pilot program to assess PACE safeguards. The PACE program’s use of targeted special assessments is not out of the ordinary. There is a historical precedent of state and local governments levying assessments that have a senior lien status to finance them. Assessment districts already exist nationwide; there are levy assessments on over five million properties for parks, sidewalks, street lights, fire prevention, water and sewer systems, and even seismic strengthening in California which is based on voluntary opt-in plans. These municipal assessments have been accepted by mortgage lenders and acknowledged in their standard mortgage underwriting documents. This has been a truly tragic story for consumers, solar development, and our economy. At the time of the FHFA action, PACE was being considered in nearly 20 additional states. Early California programs in Sonoma County and Palm Desert went in before the programs were stopped and over 2,000 homes and commercial buildings used PACE to finance efficiency and renewable energy projects. The story of PACE is still being written. As a result of a California lawsuit, a federal judge required the FHFA to initiate an official rulemaking process and allow for consumer input in regards to its actions on PACE energy financing programs.

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Carry on — and Carry Your Own

Ojai Joins More than 40 Cities Statewide to Ban Plastic Bags by Tree Bernstein

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hat do you say when the bagger at your grocery store asks, “Paper or plastic?” Hopefully, this Earth Day you’ll say, “Neither, thanks. I brought my own bag.” Pretty soon that won’t even be a question. Plastic bags are heading for extinction, and not a moment too soon. The California Supreme Court upheld the right of cities to ban plastic bags in a 2011 ruling that determined a full-scale environmental review may not be needed for cities to prohibit stores from offering customers plastic bags. San Francisco led the plastic bag ban in 2007. Other municipalities soon joined the ranks: Marin County, San Jose, Malibu, Santa Monica, Long Beach, and Manhattan Beach have all followed suit. Los Angeles County said good-bye to plastic bags in 2010 when it banned plastic grocery bags in unincorporated areas of the county. Santa Barbara County is also currently considering the measure. “This is a great day for the Pacific Ocean,” said Dan Jacobson, in a Los Angles Times article. Jacobson is legislative director for Environment California, an environmental protection group. “Cities and counties can now move forward with plans to protect our environment — and to safeguard the significant portion of our economy that depends on a healthy ocean and beaches.” In Ojai (population 7,461), at the March 11th City Council meeting, the response was overwhelmingly in favor of the ban. The ordinance bans retailers within city limits from providing single-use plastic bags as of July 1, 2012. In an article posted on the Ojai Valley News Blog, Tiobe Barron reported that Deborah Pendry, executive director of the Ojai Valley Green Coalition pleaded with the council: “It’s time again for government to step in and say, ‘We, the people, care,’ even when individuals say, ‘I don’t care if this non-essential item uses up finite resources, clogs waterways, contributes to litter, pollutes oceans, [and] kills and injures marine life. I want the convenience for my purchases and I want the convenience for my trash cans and dog poop.’” Pendry relayed a story from David Todd, who witnessed the stomach contents of a starved gray whale found dead near Seattle. The contents included rope, a towel, a golf ball, and several plastic bags. Meg Goodwin, Ojai resident and small business owner, brought hard facts to the sizable crowd at the City Council meeting: for just one year’s worth of plastic bags (in the United States) it takes 20 million barrels of oil; and an estimated 300,00 tons of plastic bags wind up in landfills. “If not now, when? We have to start somewhere,” Goodwin said of the proposed ordinance. The council will consider a approval at their next meeting in April. Still, some local grocers were concerned about the inconvenience to customers, including waiting longer in line. Along with the ban on plastic bags, the new ordinance would require a 10-cent fee per paper bag — to cover retailer’s costs and to dissuade consumers from using disposable bags altogether — requiring a new approach to business in retail. Former Ojai City Council member Suza Francina wrote on the OVN Blog, “People all over the world of every income level manage to shop without taking home their purchases in plastic bags. Sturdy wicker baskets, cardboard boxes, canvas bags, back packs … there are lots of easy, convenient ways to carry home your groceries besides plastic bags. Plastic carry-out bags are banned in over twenty countries around the world. China, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Australia and India are just a few of the places that have succeeded in banning plastic bags in the majority of their states, cities, towns and provinces.” Now the question is can we do it? Say yes. Carry on and carry your own. You may even find you actually need less—which might just lighten your load.

PLASTIC BAG FACTS:

• Approximately 380 billion plastic

bags are used in the United States every year. That’s more than 1,200 bags per US resident, per year.

• Approximately 100 billion of the 380 billion are plastic shopping bags.

• An estimated 12 million barrels of oil is required to make that many plastic bags.

• Only 1 to 2% of plastic bags in the USA end up getting recycled.

• Thousands of marine animals and more than one million birds die each year as a result of plastic pollution.

• The United Nations Environment Programme estimates that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic litter floating in every square mile of ocean.

• Plastic bags are often mistakenly

ingested by animals, clogging their intestines which results in death by starvation. Other animals or birds become entangled in plastic bags and drown or can’t fly as a result.

• Even when they photo-degrade in

landfill, the plastic from single-use bags never goes away, and toxic particles can enter the food chain when they are ingested by unsuspecting animals.

• Greenpeace says that at least 267 marine species are known to have suffered from getting entangled in or ingesting marine debris. Nearly 90% of that debris is plastic.

• Americans consume more than 10 billion paper bags per year. Approximately 14 million trees are cut down every year for paper bag production.

• Most of the pulp used for paper

shopping bags is virgin pulp, as it is considered stronger.

• Paper production requires

hundreds of thousands of gallons of water as well as toxic chemicals like sulphurous acid, which can lead to acid rain and water pollution. Quoted from Envirosax.com


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Voice and more. A healing and transformative experience on a magnetic vortex in the Mojave Desert. $125/person. Info/registration: www. soundbodyarts.com. GET CERTIFIED: BASIC DNA THETA HEALING SEMINAR, preregister for this April 27-29 event, 9 am-6 pm, by Marina Rose’s School of DNA Theta Healing®. (Free intro April 11, 7 pm.) DNA Theta Healing is the most potent, profound and powerful healing paradigm on the planet at this time. Learn how to cultivate a Theta Brain Wave and connect directly to the Creative Source, chakra balancing, remote viewing, body scanning, and DNA activation. www.dnathetahealing. com, info@dnathetahealing.com, 310/3582991. CHANNELED WORKSHOP WITH TORAH, “Your Rebirth in 2012,” preregister for this May 6 event, 1:30-5 pm. At Laguna Hills Awakenings Bookstore. Meditations and Q&A included. To register and for info call 949/457-0797, 818/888-2020 or visit www.shawnrandall.com. ACCESS LEVEL 1 CLASS, preregister for this May 6-7 class, 9:30 am-5 pm. Prerequisite: Access Foundation. With Roy Burns, CFMW, Access Consciousness™ Facilitator. Access shows you how to let go of your problems. The techniques and tools provided give you the freedom of letting go of your struggle and of anywhere that you may have made the struggle greater than you. $600 ($300 repeaters). For info and registration: Marina Mosina-Frazier, mmosina@aol.com, 714/595-1422. www.youarethemagician.com. At Courtyard Anaheim at Disneyland.

SUNDAY, APRIL 1 PALM SUNDAY SERVICE, “Shout It to the Rooftops” with Rev. Dr. Donna Byrns. Worship and

grow at the Church of Truth with Christ-centered metaphysical teachings, 11 am service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

For our 2011-12 season, we are roaming through the Music of the Americas; this concert showcases a large string ensemble with music by Bach, Elgar and Warlock. Free admission and free parking. 310/940-9876, http://www.bwso. org.

E.F.T. MERIDIAN TAPPING WORKSHOP at SpiritWorks, 12 noon. Learn to use the EFT™-Meridian Tapping, a personal and easy practice for healing limiting beliefs, fears and phobias, addictions, chronic pain and more. Also: regular Spiritual Refreshment service at 10 am (Sunday service streams live at www.myspiritworks. com). SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/8484158, www.spiritworkscenter.com.

CRYSTAL SINGING BOWL HEALINGS, 7:308:30 pm. Intuitive Energy Guide Dominic Moore uses Crystal Singing Bowls for fine tuning individuals to recognize their soul’s purpose. These bowl vibrations have the power to shift consciousness from alpha to theta waves in the brain. Held 1st Sunday of each month, $10. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

NEW BODY SPIRIT PROGRAM, 3-5:30 pm, everyone welcome. A clear and powerful 8-month program, no prerequisites. Each month we study one chakra in-depth and the chakra-body alignment. Explore the nature of the Body Spirit connection correlating wellness of the body to the spirit. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www.true-insight.com. PALM SUNDAY LABYRINTH WALK at Unity West Santa Monica. We are all on the path, exactly where we need to be. The labyrinth is a model of that path, a metaphor for life’s journey. It is a symbol that creates a sacred space and takes us out of our ego to “that which is within.” Noon-3 pm, refreshments provided, love offering basis. Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405. 310/577-0000, www. unitywestchurch.org. FREE CONCERT at 3 pm with Brentwood Westwood Symphony Orchestra. Join us for our “Serenade of Strings” concert at the Sinai Temple in Westwood, 10400 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90024.

SUNDAYS AT 6, Sunday nights at Clearsight, 6 pm. Deepen and expand your Meditation Practice with this one-hour Weekly Meditation session. 45 minutes of guided meditation and 15 minutes of open questions about spirituality. $10. Instructor: Judy Nelson. All levels welcome. Please check our calendar at www.clearsightaura.com/calendar to verify the dates of this event. To reserve your seat please email clearsightaura@gmail.com. Clearsight, 310/3951170. COURSE IN MIRACLES DISCUSSION GROUP led by Dr. Margie Ann Black, 9:15 am. Join the group for a journey of forgiveness that releases the flow of love into your life! Love offering. Encino Community Church, Garden Chapel, 7769 Topanga Blvd, Canoga Park. For info call 818/712-9400. SUNDAY SERVICE WITH MUSIC, MEDITATION, INSPIRATION, Dr. Margie Ann Black presents Christ-centered, Scripturally based teachings with practical applications for everyday life that


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you won’t find anywhere else. Sunday School available. Love offering. 10:30 am, Encino Community Church, an all-inclusive circle of Love that seeks to make a difference just as we are. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. ONENESS MEDITATION SERVICE, 11 am-1 pm. Oneness is the ultimate vibration of harmony and light. Join us to harmonize mind and body with spirit and soul. Receive new energy and divine guidance for your journey, restore peace and serenity to walk in confidence with clarity and light. Guided meditation led by Lightworker Metaphysician, Tauheedah Shakoor-Curry. $10 donation. (This month: April 1, 15 & 22.) The Imagine Center, 18635 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana 91356. Register at 818/345-1100, or online at www.theimaginecenter.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 2 SPIRITUAL SELF MASTERY CLASS, meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 7:30 pm. With Rev. Lee, Church of Truth in Santa Clarita, inclusive, Christ centered, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321, 661/645-9503, www.silentmiracles.net. ENERGY HEALING & CONNECTION, free selfimprovement class, 7-9 pm. Experience how your thoughts and beliefs affect your own energy field and see how the body’s energies are the key to health, vitality and well-being. With a few simple techniques you can increase the flow of energy through your entire body. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356. To register call 818/758-2747, or visit www.hypnosis.edu/classes to register online.

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LYMPHATIC MASSAGE I CLASS. This course provides an introduction to lymphatic massage with simple protocols for the head, neck, face and upper/lower body to bolster the immune system and enhance fluid flow. Emphasizes anatomical understanding and palpation of the lymphatic system, and proper body mechanics while working. No prerequisite. Mon & Wed 6:15-10:15 through April 11, $240. Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/342-7130, www.ipsb.com. SACRED TONES WORKSHOP, 7:30-8:30 pm, free (donations welcome), every Monday. Experience an inner attunement to Spirit and your own divinity as you practice guided meditations taught by John-Roger, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). A perfect way to practice meditation for the first time or to enjoy the support of meditating with others. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. HOLISTIC SKINCARE, you can beat aging, acne, dryness and other skin problems, call the

Vital Image. Free demonstrations and sample facials held throughout the week. Call for specific days this week, 800/414-4624, 310/8231996.

TUESDAY, APRIL 3 T.M. HEALING CLINIC, everyone welcome, 7:45-8:45 pm, $10 suggested contribution, everyone welcome. The cleaning of energies that would interfere or inhibit the natural ability of the spirit to heal the body. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www. true-insight.com. MEN OVER 50 SUPPORT GROUP, with B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT (Lic. 23640). Explore how to bring about the future you want in the company and support of other men. 7-9 pm, limited to 8 men. Call for interview. B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT, 21243 Ventura Blvd, Suite 224, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, 818/348-8837. A COURSE IN MIRACLES CLASS, 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Would you choose love or fear? Do you want a greater sense of peace and contentment? Learn the incredible power of your choices. Study A Course in Miracles with Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of the course for over 25 years. Call 310/478-8994 or visit www.allanrosenthal.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4 CONTEMPLATIVE HOUR is a spiritual spa for your heart’s concerns. Give yourself this soothing gift in a safe and loving space. SpiritWorks serves Spiritual Refreshments every Wed. at 7 pm. Free talks available at www.spiritworks-


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center.com. SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/8484158. PATHWAYS TO AWAKENING CONSCIOUSNESS CLASSES with Rev. Suzanne Commons, 7-8 pm, love offering. Come explore the steps of those who walked before us: pathfinders from the mystic, the poet, the prophet, the scientist; soul seekers from biblical times to modern times; from East to West and across all nations and religions. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. A GATHERING OF MIRACLES® offers A Course in Miracle inspired lecture-services by Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of ACIM for over 25 years. Listen to real life experiences and how the ACIM principles and other spiritual/metaphysical thought systems can be applied in everyday life. Q&As follow talk. No previous ACIM experience necessary. 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Call 310/4788994 or visit www.agatheringofmiracles.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 5 IPSB OPEN HOUSE—FREE TO THE PUBLIC, at LA’s most innovative body therapy school, come meet the staff, see a demonstration and learn about opportunities in the field of bodywork. Starts 7:30 pm sharp. Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/342-7130, www.ipsb.com. SOUL DANCE EVENING, 7:30-9 pm, free (donations welcome). Do you love to dance? Join us for a free-style dance evening with great music in a beautiful setting, and spiritual moments interspersed connecting us with our heart and

Soul. It’s fun, outrageous, sacred. No dance expertise needed. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. For more info visit www.SoulDanceLA.com, or call 323/737-4055, ext. 1137. CHANGE YOUR THOUGHTS, CHANGE YOUR LIFE, discussion of Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book. Led by Dr. Margie Ann Taylor-Black. 11 am, love offering. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. www.encinocommunitychurch.org. THE INSPIRATIONAL READING GROUP has chosen The Creative Life: Seven Keys to Your Inner Genius by Eric Butterworth. His book is a tutorial for how to create a fulfilled life in seven “easy” steps. This reading group meets weekly, 7-8 pm, to explore and discuss a book selection. Love offering basis. For details: Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405. 310/577-0000, www.unitywestchurch.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6 FRIDAY NIGHT CAFÉ…LIVE MUSIC! Open house and tour. Complimentary dinner with delicious desserts. Enjoy live music (jazz, acoustic, rock, alternative) throughout the evening until midnight. Open Mic so come and share your music. 7:30 pm-midnight. 818/846-1083. 2101 N. Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank 91504 (entrance and parking in rear). CHRIST IS FORGIVENESS, a video seminar screening featuring John-Roger, Founder and Spiritual Advisor of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). 7:30-9 pm, free, donations welcome, refreshments follow. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/7374055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org.

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GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE, “The Three R’s,” with Meditation, Music and our Burning Bowl Ceremony, we release old patterns of thought that no longer serve us, to make room for the ultimate Resurrection of Spirit. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/7956905, www.churchoftruth.org. FULL MOON MEDITATIONS: ARIES. The evening opens with meditation followed by prayer, readings, journaling, sharing and intention work. Words of Dr. Rev. Michael Beckwith’s Life Visioning Process will be shared. Bring pen, journal and your amazing consciousness. 7-9 pm, $10. With Joshua Darnall, MA. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/4955824. www.humminghoney.com. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7 ONLY THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE…can one realize the Greatness of the Universe. Guided Meditation with Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays 7-8 am, $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. EASTER EVE IN-PERSON & INTERNET BROAD-


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CAST SEMINAR WITH JOHN MORTON, 3-4:30 pm, $15. Join the Spiritual Director of the Movement of Inner Awareness (MSIA) and a community of folks tuning in around the world via an internet broadcast as we focus on the spiritual heart and partake of the loving and grace of Easter. John-Roger video excerpts will be featured. At 2101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica. For internet viewing: www.msia.org/live. Info: Tonie Schulz, Tonie@pts.org or 323/737-4055, ext. 1548. EXPLORING YOUR PAST LIVES: An Introductory Class, meets Saturdays April 7-28. Unarius has pioneered a practical understanding of past-life therapy for over 55 years. Learn how you can resolve and even prevent problems with the application of this person-centered science and as a result, experience newfound inspiration and creativity. Visit or watch the classes streamed live, 1-3 pm, www.unarius.org. Unarius Academy of Science, 145 S. Magnolia Ave., El Cajon, 800/475-7062. PSYCHIC PALM READING/EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi. Experience transformation through the ancient science of psychic palmistry with worldrenowned, 7th generation Psychic Palmist/Spiritual Teacher Professor Sasi, one of the most loved psychic practitioners who has shown many individuals worldwide how to attain profound empowerment. By appt. Info: 310/3972405, 310/842-6087, www.professorsasi.com, www.vedichealinginstitute.com, email professorsasi@earthlink.net. WOMEN’S GROUP, meets 1st Saturday of each month, 10 am-12 noon. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-

6905, www.churchoftruth.org. THE HEALING BENEFITS OF PAST-LIFE REGRESSION with Dr. Heather Rivera. Hear about the readers in this field and their research as well as Dr. Rivera’s independent research on this healing modality. Hear the story of her healing and spiritual transformation from past life regression. $20, 4-6 pm. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/640-8222, www. soulcentered.com. REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net. YANG STYLE T’AI CH & QIGONG taught by Sifu Lana Spraker. Reduce stress, improve balance and posture, and receive long-lasting physical and spiritual benefits through this gentle stress reducing Meditation in Movement. New beginner class 9-10:30 am. Includes Qigong breathing, energy exercises, and Traditional Long Yang style T’ai Chi. Douglas Park in Santa Monica (Wilshire Bl and Chelsea, 2 blocks W of 26th St., alternate inside location when rain). Sifu Spraker has taught T’ai Chi internationally for over 40 years. Info, fees, enrollment: 310/479-3646, www.alexandertaichi.com. FALUN GONG (FALUN DAFA), a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice, practiced by millions worldwide. Learn Falun Gong for free. Ev-

ery Saturday, Hermosa Beach, 7 am, 14th St. & The Strand. For information contact 310/9184700. Also at La Jolla Cove, 619/280-3112 for details.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE, “A NEW DAY HAS DAWNED,” with Rev. Dr. Donna Byrns, featuring the Easter Celebration Choir. At this Celebration Service, we invoke and celebrate the resurrected Christ in and through each of us. You are also invited to experience our beautiful Flower Ceremony at this wonderful service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. CELEBRATE EASTER SUNDAY WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY! 10 am service with Dr. Harry Morgan Moses speaking on “The New Dawn” as he is joined by the majorly fabulous SpiritWorks Choir with special guest musicians. Pre-service meditation at 9:40. All welcome. Sunday services are streamed live at www.myspiritworks. com. SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/848-4158, www.spiritworkscenter.com. EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE AT UNITY WEST Santa Monica. Join us at 9 am for a beautiful Easter Service and Burning Bowl Ceremony afterward. Visit our website for info and directions. Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405. 310/577-0000, www.unitywestchurch.org. EASTER SUNDAY SERVICE, with outstanding music. 10:30 am. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. www.encinocommunitychurch. org.


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SUNDAYS AT 6, Sunday nights at Clearsight, 6 pm. Deepen and expand your Meditation Practice with this one-hour Weekly Meditation session. 45 minutes of guided meditation and 15 minutes of open questions about spirituality. $10. Instructor: Judy Nelson. All levels welcome. Please check our calendar at www.clearsightaura.com/calendar to verify the dates of this event. To reserve your seat please email clearsightaura@gmail.com. Clearsight, 310/3951170. COURSE IN MIRACLES DISCUSSION GROUP led by Dr. Margie Ann Black, 9:15 am. Join the group for a journey of forgiveness that releases the flow of love into your life! Love offering. Encino Community Church, Garden Chapel, 7769 Topanga Blvd, Canoga Park. For info call 818/712-9400. SUNDAY SERVICE WITH MUSIC, MEDITATION, INSPIRATION, Dr. Margie Ann Black presents Christ-centered, Scripturally based teachings with practical applications for everyday life that you won’t find anywhere else. Sunday School available. Love offering. 10:30 am, Encino Community Church, an all-inclusive circle of Love that seeks to make a difference just as we are. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400.

Tantric Dance of Feminine Power Devotional meditative movements, cultivating authentic power A Series of Five consecutive Tuesdays 7 to 10pm Begins April 10, 2012 in Sherman Oaks For women only Series fee $180, to register or for more info please contact, Apprentice Teacher, Larise Kia larisekia@yahoo.com • 818-681-2898

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MONDAY, APRIL 9 RELATIONSHIP STRATEGIES, free self-improvement class, 7-9 pm. We will explore how much of our behavior in relationships has been programmed from childhood and how the subconscious mind plays a crucial role in choosing our relationships and why. Find out how to get back to the “honeymoon” stage. Based on the E&P Relationship Concept at HMI. Hypnosis Motivation Institute. To register call 818/7582747, or visit www.hypnosis.edu/classes to register online. SACRED TONES WORKSHOP, 7:30-8:30 pm, free (donations welcome), every Monday. Experience an inner attunement to Spirit and your own divinity as you practice guided meditations taught by John-Roger, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). A perfect way to practice meditation for the first time or to enjoy the support of meditating with others. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. HOLISTIC SKINCARE, you can beat aging, acne, dryness and other skin problems, call the

Vital Image. Free demonstrations and sample facials held throughout the week. Call for specific days this week, 800/414-4624, 310/8231996.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10 ONLINE SATSANG, 9-10 pm. Free live interactive webinar with Bodhisattva Shree Swami Premodaya. Registration required, just email info@thebodhicenter.net. 310/497-1899, www. theBODHIcenter.net. MEN OVER 50 SUPPORT GROUP, with B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT (Lic. 23640). Explore how to bring about the future you want in the company and support of other men. 7-9 pm, limited to 8 men. Call for interview. B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT, 21243 Ventura Blvd, Suite 224, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, 818/348-8837. A COURSE IN MIRACLES CLASS, 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Would you choose love or fear? Do you want a greater sense of peace and contentment? Learn the incredible power of your choices. Study A Course in Miracles with Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of the course for over 25 years. Call 310/478-8994 or visit www.allanrosenthal.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 FREE INTRO, BASIC DNA THETA HEALING SEMINAR, seminar takes place April 27-29, 9 am-6 pm, by Marina Rose’s School of DNA Theta Healing®. Free intro tonight, 7 pm, call to reserve and for details. DNA Theta Healing is the most potent, profound and powerful healing paradigm on the planet at this time. Learn how to cultivate a Theta Brain Wave and connect directly to the Creative Source, chakra balancing, remote viewing, body scanning, and DNA activation. www.dnathetahealing.com, info@dnathetahealing.com, 310/358-2991. PATHWAYS TO AWAKENING CONSCIOUSNESS CLASSES with Rev. Suzanne Commons, 7-8 pm, love offering. Come explore the steps of those who walked before us: pathfinders from the mystic, the poet, the prophet, the scientist; soul seekers from biblical times to modern times; from East to West and across all nations and religions. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. A GATHERING OF MIRACLES® offers A Course in Miracle inspired lecture-services by Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of ACIM for over 25 years. Listen to real life experiences and how the ACIM principles and other spiritual/metaphysical thought systems can be applied in everyday life. Q&As follow talk. No previous ACIM experience necessary. 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Call 310/4788994 or visit www.agatheringofmiracles.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12 CHANGE YOUR THOUGHTS, CHANGE YOUR LIFE, discussion of Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book. Led by Dr. Margie Ann Taylor-Black. 11 am, love offering. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. www.encinocommunitychurch.org. TRUTH TEACHINGS with Hoberleigh Phreigh. Each evening is an independent lecture exploring a different topic with an emphasis on Universal Laws and how to apply them to better one’s life. 7 pm in the Library of Yale Hall at the Church of Truth. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange


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FRIDAY, APRIL 13 REIKI HEALING NIGHT, Glendale (La Crescenta), 6:30-9:30 pm (call to confirm). Come explore this healing energy. Meditative, powerful evening (weekend class follows). $10 suggested donation, please call to confirm. Reiki Master/ Teacher Jessica Miller, International Center for Reiki Training, 626/963-3533, jess@reikimastery.com, www.ReikiMastery.com. Held at 3608 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta 91214.

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BEING THE ONE WHO LOVES THE LORD, a video seminar screening featuring John-Roger, Founder and Spiritual Advisor of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). 7:30-9 pm, free, donations welcome, refreshments follow. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www. msia.org. TOUCH FOR HEALTH KINESIOLOGY INTRO CLASS. Learn to do accurate muscle testing to find structural and energetic imbalances, activate the entire lymphatic system to relieve pain anywhere in the body, and determine the key meridians that are blocked and how to balance them. Learn how to integrate TFH skills into client sessions. No prerequisite. 10 am-5:30 pm, $90 plus materials fee. Institute of PsychoStructural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/342-7130, www. ipsb.com. COLOR AND CANDLE BURNING with Sheila Tanenbaum, 7-9 pm, $30. This informative workshop will teach you how to use color and candles as a positive focus for manifesting those realities you want in life. Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Resource Center, 27225 Camp Plenty Rd., Suite 5, Canyon Country 91351. 661/252-4100, www.kenneallyacupuncture. com. SELACIA’S HEALING WORKSHOP: OPEN TO THE PATH OF YOUR SOUL. Attend this experiential event to receive profound personal healing as you discover how to live as soul during these unique moments on Earth. 7-9:30 pm, at Gateway, 2511 S. Barrington, LA 90064, $20. Info: 310/915-2884, www.Selacia.com, www. TheGatewayPortal.com. Selacia is an author, intuitive healer, and guide to others on the path of spiritual awakening. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 14 UPLEDGER’S INTRODUCTION TO CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY, April 14-15. Learn core concepts and effective hands-on techniques from the leading provider of CranioSacral Therapy training. No experience necessary. 12 CEUs

for CMT, RN, OT, LAc, DCs. 9 am-5 pm, $275. Karen Axelrod, BA, CST-D. In Pacific Palisades. Contact: 310/376-0113, karen.axelrod@gmail. com, www.karenaxelrod.com. GOD IS ALIVE IN YOUR BATHROOM MIRROR. Go take a look. If you can’t see him or her, maybe you’re on the wrong life path. Maybe you’ve never met your true self. Subconscious beliefs control your life. I can help. First one hour session free. Dean Opseth, Theta Healing, 310/6330790, speakunderheaven@aol.com. OUR WORLD REVOLVES AROUND RELATIONSHIPS, a Vital Action workshop. Enhancing your personal and professional relationships begins with the relationship with yourself. Learn to be more self-confident and have high self-esteem and you will learn the importance of self-love. 10:30 am-12:30 pm, $25. With Rosanne MacDonald, C.Ht (www.hypnovitality.com). The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www.humminghoney. com. A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LABYRINTH, 12-4 pm, free, labyrinth instructions offered. Receive a complimentary journal. Take time to relax, breathe and explore your Soul, unwind walking the labyrinth, reflect in the meditation garden beside water fountains. Experience peace, leave recharged. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. SPIRITUAL HEALER, PSYCHIC, CLAIRVOYANT, CHANNEL…Transform old patterns into new horizons today! Call me for a free chat and see if this is right for you. Together let’s make this the year your dreams come true! Truly anything is possible. You are more powerful than you can imagine. Call Kenton David Bell today, 928/274-2026, www.kentondavidbell.com. GOOD ENERGY ESSENTIALS with Tess Whitehurst, $29, 2-4 pm. During this fun and interactive workshop Tess will share tips on space and personal clearing, meditations and vibrational remedies to help empower us in our daily lives. Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Resource Center, 27225 Camp Plenty Rd., Suite 5, Canyon Country 91351. 661/252-4100, www. kenneallyacupuncture.com. HISPANIC WOMEN’S GROUP meets monthly, 10 am-11:30 am, for our Spanish speaking sisters. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www. churchoftruth.org. PSYCHIC PALM READING/EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi. Experience transformation through the ancient science of psychic palmistry with worldrenowned, 7th generation Psychic Palmist/Spiritual Teacher Professor Sasi, one of the most loved psychic practitioners who has shown many individuals worldwide how to attain profound empowerment. By appt. Info: 310/3972405, 310/842-6087, www.professorsasi.com, www.vedichealinginstitute.com, email professorsasi@earthlink.net. ONLY THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE…can one realize the Greatness of the Universe. Guided Meditation with Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays 7-8 am, $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. BOOKSIGNING: LIVE YOUR LIFE ON PUR-


19 POSE, Discover Your Feng Shui Personality: The People & Spaces that Support You. Author Pat Sendejas signs and discusses her new book about discovering and transforming yourself and your surroundings through Feng Shui. 2-4 pm, free. Attendees will receive a free Feng Shui personality chart. Info: Pat Sendejas, pat@speaker4change.com. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/4955824. www.humminghoney.com. REIKI 1 & 2 CLASS, April 14-15. Amazingly powerful, easily learned energy healing. Promotes relaxation and healing in oneself and others, including across distances. Experimental, casual atmosphere. 9:15 am-7 pm, $350. Register on website. Nursing and NCBTMB CEs. Reiki Master/Teacher Jessica Miller, International Center for Reiki Training, 626/963-3533, jess@reikimastery.com, www.ReikiMastery.com. At Tree of Life, 3608 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta 91214 (near Glendale). SPIRIT GUIDES, a Cody Edner Workshop, everyone welcome, 1:30-3:30 pm. We will be saying “hello” to Spirit Guides so that we can create the opportunity for growth by shifting our own knowledge and energy. Suggested contribution $25. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www.true-insight.com. AVICENNA HIGH POWER LASER THERAPY, The Future of Pain Management, an introductory talk, free, 2 pm. With real and continual results, the Avicenna laser, an infrared laser, can eliminate the need for pain pills, surgery and injections by delivering pain-free results with no side effects. With Dr. Laara Van Bryce and Laura Vartanian. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www. humminghoney.com. REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net. YANG STYLE T’AI CH & QIGONG taught by Sifu Lana Spraker. Reduce stress, improve balance and posture, and receive long-lasting physical and spiritual benefits through this gentle stress reducing Meditation in Movement. New beginner class 9-10:30 am. Includes Qigong breathing, energy exercises, and Traditional Long Yang style T’ai Chi. Douglas Park in Santa Monica (Wilshire Bl and Chelsea, 2 blocks W of 26th St., alternate inside location when rain). Sifu Spraker has taught T’ai Chi internationally for over 40 years. Info, fees, enrollment: 310/479-3646, www.alexandertaichi.com. FALUN GONG (FALUN DAFA), a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice, practiced by millions worldwide. Learn Falun Gong for free. Every Saturday, Hermosa Beach, 7 am, 14th St. & The Strand. For information contact 310/9184700. Also at La Jolla Cove, 619/280-3112 for details.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15 SUNDAY GET-TOGETHER, free, everyone welcome, 10:45-2 pm. Each month we celebrate a different spiritual perspective. Check our web-


20 site for this month’s topic. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www. true-insight.com. INTRODUCTION TO MEDIUMSHIP INTENSIVE CLASS with Rachel Wolf, 1st of 3 classes (can register for 1 class only or as part of series package). Class focuses on grounding, opening chakras, establishing gatekeepers and guardians, protection, the “clairs,” colors and crystals, and more. Those who register for all 3 classes will receive a free crystal hand picked and blessed by Rachel. $75/class or $200/3 classes. 2-5 pm. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/640-8222, www.soulcentered.com. REWARD! A clear mind. A clear life. Real Happiness. What’s that worth? Vernon Howard’s Authentic Answers give true and permanent solutions for every problem you have. Class Sunday at 10 am, New Life Foundation, 5785 Westminster Blvd., Westminster. $3 donation. Info: 714/899-9300, www.anewlife.org. GOD IS GOOD. EVERYWHERE PRESENT. HOW IS THIS TRUE? With Rev. Dr. Suzanne Commons. Worship and grow at the Church of Truth with Christ-centered metaphysical teachings, 11 am service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. ONLY THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE…can one realize the Greatness of the Universe. Guided Meditation with Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays 7-8 am, $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. FORGIVENESS WORKSHOP, 2-5 pm, free, donations welcome. Experience the value of forgiveness as a daily practice to create more loving and peace in your life. Feel free to come early to walk the labyrinth and gardens. Refreshments served. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/737-4055, ext. 1130, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. SUNDAYS AT 6, Sunday nights at Clearsight, 6 pm. Deepen and expand your Meditation Practice with this one-hour Weekly Meditation session. 45 minutes of guided meditation and 15 minutes of open questions about spirituality. $10. Instructor: Judy Nelson. All levels welcome. Please check our calendar at www.clearsightaura.com/calendar to verify the dates of this event. To reserve your seat please email clearsightaura@gmail.com. Clearsight, 310/3951170. COURSE IN MIRACLES DISCUSSION GROUP led by Dr. Margie Ann Black, 9:15 am. Join the group for a journey of forgiveness that releases the flow of love into your life! Love offering. Encino Community Church, Garden Chapel, 7769 Topanga Blvd, Canoga Park. For info call 818/712-9400. SUNDAY SERVICE WITH MUSIC, MEDITATION, INSPIRATION, Dr. Margie Ann Black presents Christ-centered, Scripturally based teachings with practical applications for everyday life that you won’t find anywhere else. Sunday School available. Love offering. 10:30 am, Encino Community Church, an all-inclusive circle of Love that seeks to make a difference just as we are. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400.

MONDAY, APRIL 16 SPIRITUAL SELF MASTERY CLASS, meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 7:30 pm. With Rev. Lee, Church of Truth in Santa Clarita, inclusive, Christ centered, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321, 661/645-9503, www.silentmiracles.net. THE POWER OF SELF-HYPNOSIS. Learn how to use self-hypnosis in a safe and easy way. It can be used to increase confidence, reduce stress and help you have a more focused and rewarding life. Learn 3 basic steps of Self Hypnosis to help you access the power of your subconscious mind to achieve success, prosperity and happiness. Free self-improvement class, 79 pm. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356. To register call 818/758-2747, or visit www.hypnosis.edu/ classes to register online. SACRED TONES WORKSHOP, 7:30-8:30 pm, free (donations welcome), every Monday. Experience an inner attunement to Spirit and your own divinity as you practice guided meditations taught by John-Roger, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). A perfect way to practice meditation for the first time or to enjoy the support of meditating with others. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. HOLISTIC SKINCARE, you can beat aging, acne, dryness and other skin problems, call the Vital Image. Free demonstrations and sample facials held throughout the week. Call for specific days this week, 800/414-4624, 310/8231996. TAROT TECHNIQUES, 7-9 pm. Learn different reading “short cuts,” including timing, percentages, options, speed reading, and comparisons. Previous knowledge of the tarot required. $35, $3 materials fee. Facilitated by Wendy (www.wendytarot.com). The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www.humminghoney.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17 MEN OVER 50 SUPPORT GROUP, with B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT (Lic. 23640). Explore how to bring about the future you want in the company and support of other men. 7-9 pm, limited to 8 men. Call for interview. B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT, 21243 Ventura Blvd, Suite 224, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, 818/348-8837. A COURSE IN MIRACLES CLASS, 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Would you choose love or fear? Do you want a greater sense of peace and contentment? Learn the incredible power of your choices. Study A Course in Miracles with Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of the course for over 25 years. Call 310/478-8994 or visit www.allanrosenthal.com. MEDITATION CIRCLE, an introduction to a sacred healing modality, Belvaspata, Healing of the Heart, which promotes healing with light and

frequency, supported by the angelic realm. Everyone will receive an individual healing in a collective environment. 7-9 pm, $26. With Alana Katz (www.alanalightwellness.com). The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www.humminghoney. com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 DON’T HURT YOURSELF, DON’T HURT OTHERS tele-workshop, 5:30-7 pm, free. Can’t make it to a location for a class? Try a tele-workshop via phone or Skype with interactive features connecting you with students from around the world. First of a 3-part series on “Simply Spiritual Living.” Discover practical keys for letting go of judgments and experiencing the grace of forgiveness. Sponsored by Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness. Must preregister. Registration link: http://www.msia.org/info/tele17. More info: Debbie Roth, 323/737-4055, DebbieRoth@msia. org. INTUITIVE COMMUNICATION NIGHT, 7:308:45 pm, please RSVP. 1-1/4 hour Intuitive “Rose Reading” Communication. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www. true-insight.com. ACUPRESSURE FOR THE BODYWORKER. This course addresses some of the most common client complaint areas found in a massage practice, including headache, neck, shoulder, low back and knees. Learn to trace all 12 Major Meridians plus 2 of the Extraordinary Meridians. Prerequisite: Massage Technician level training. 6:30-10:30 pm Wednesdays through May 30, $420. Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/342-7130, www.ipsb.com. PATHWAYS TO AWAKENING CONSCIOUSNESS CLASSES with Rev. Suzanne Commons, 7-8 pm, love offering. Come explore the steps of those who walked before us: pathfinders from the mystic, the poet, the prophet, the scientist; soul seekers from biblical times to modern times; from East to West and across all nations and religions. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. A GATHERING OF MIRACLES® offers A Course in Miracle inspired lecture-services by Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of ACIM for over 25 years. Listen to real life experiences and how the ACIM principles and other spiritual/metaphysical thought systems can be applied in everyday life. Q&As follow talk. No previous ACIM experience necessary. 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Call 310/4788994 or visit www.agatheringofmiracles.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 19 FREE INTRODUCTORY SOUND HEALING EVENING, introduction to toning, sound therapy and vibrational healing. Demonstrations, Q&A, healing toning group. Presented by Wayne Perry, internationally renowned sound healer. 7-9:30 pm, must RSVP in advance. Location: 522 N. Sweetzer #4, LA 90048. Info & registration: The Sound Therapy Center of Los Angeles, 323/6557781, www.wayneperry.com. HARMONY CIRCLE LUNCHEON, MEETING, 12 noon. This group has been in existence for 85 years and continues to have monthly luncheons and annual fundraisers to help support the Church and many outreach programs. All are


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welcome to attend; call to reserve. Regular luncheon only $4/person. Yale Hall, Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. PREREGISTRATION DISCOUNT through today for: Sound Healing Weekend Intensive workshop with Wayne Perry, Sound Healer, Toning Channel. May 19-20, 10 am-7 pm both days. Only $275 with this ad if paid in full by April 19; $375 thereafter if not sold out. Sound Therapy Center, 323/655-7781 for info and registration; or visit www.wayneperry.com. CHANGE YOUR THOUGHTS, CHANGE YOUR LIFE, discussion of Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book. Led by Dr. Margie Ann Taylor-Black. 11 am, love offering. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. www.encinocommunitychurch.org. THE INSPIRATIONAL READING GROUP has chosen The Creative Life: Seven Keys to Your Inner Genius by Eric Butterworth. His book is a tutorial for how to create a fulfilled life in seven “easy” steps. This reading group meets weekly, 7-8 pm, to explore and discuss a book selection. Love offering basis. For details: Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405. 310/577-0000, www.unitywestchurch.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20 MOVIE NIGHT, 7 pm. Bring your own meal and eat with us at 6:30, the movie begins at 7 pm. Movie and popcorn are free. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. GOD IS INTENTION, a video seminar screening featuring John-Roger, Founder and Spiritual Advisor of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). 7:30-9 pm, free, donations welcome, refreshments follow. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www. peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. FRIDAY NIGHT CAFÉ…LIVE MUSIC! Open house and tour. Complimentary dinner with delicious desserts. Enjoy live music (jazz, acoustic, rock, alternative) throughout the evening until midnight. Open Mic so come and share your music. 7:30 pm-midnight. 818/846-1083. 2101 N. Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank 91504 (entrance and parking in rear). EARTH DAY CONCERT WITH WOODSTOCK ARTIST, MARC BLACK. Marc uses his guitar as a dowser would a rod, except instead of water, he dowses for meaning in his life. His song about Mohamed Bouazizi and the Arab Spring has been featured on Tunisian State Radio. 8-10 pm, $20. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/640-8222, www.soulcentered.com. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. CALLING IN THE ONE, facilitated by Kathleen Kenneally, L.Ac., 7:30-9 pm, meets Fridays

(starting today) through June 8. $20/class or $135 for 8 weeks. Based on the book by Katherine Woodward Thomas. Join us for this experiential class to help clear away the blocks that have been holding you back from the loving relationship you seek. Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Resource Center, 27225 Camp Plenty Rd., #5, Canyon Country 91351. 661/2524100, www.kenneallyacupuncture.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21 THE MYSTIC’S ALTAR: NEW STORE OPENS TODAY in San Fernando! Come discover what’s in store for you. Book readings with Deseret Tavares, an acclaimed psychic with a proven track record of foreseeing life-changing events. Find tools you need to protect yourself and achieve successful outcomes: ritual oils, energy baths, candle magic, potions, talismans, crystals, incense. New location: 120 N. Maclay Ave., Suite D, San Fernando 91340, 818/365-4400. Or visit our other location at 1746 Westwood Blvd, LA 90024, 310/446-9100. www.TheMysticsAltar. com. ON-SITE MASSAGE CLASS. Learn to utilize massage skills for new environments. Chair and table work is taught to be done in public settings, or to introduce bodywork to people without the need for them to disrobe. Increase versatility, revitalize a practice and potentially build clientele. Prerequisite: Massage Technician level training. 9:30 am-6:30 pm, $120. Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/342-7130, www.ipsb.com. APRIL PSYCHIC FAIRE, 11 am-5 pm. $25/15 minute read or $35/30 minutes. Call Friday, April 20, after 10 am to set up an appt with the reader of your choice (please do not leave a voice message for appt time). Palmistry, tarot, numerology, astrology, runes, tea leaf reads, and aura reads available. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www. humminghoney.com. ONLY THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE…can one realize the Greatness of the Universe. Guided Meditation with Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays 7-8 am, $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net. GOD IS ALIVE IN YOUR BATHROOM MIRROR. Go take a look. If you can’t see him or her, maybe you’re on the wrong life path. Maybe you’ve never met your true self. Subconscious beliefs control your life. I can help. First one hour session free. Dean Opseth, Theta Healing, 310/6330790, speakunderheaven@aol.com. REIKI 1 & 2 CLASS, April 21-22. Amazingly powerful, easily learned energy healing. Promotes relaxation and healing in oneself and others, including across distances. Experimental, casual atmosphere. 9:15 am-7 pm, $350. Register on website. Nursing and NCBTMB CEs. Reiki Master/Teacher Jessica Miller, International Center for Reiki Training, 626/963-3533, jess@reiki-


23 mastery.com, www.ReikiMastery.com. Class takes place in Solvang. EDGAR CAYCE STUDY GROUP, 10 am. Discussion of the latest information coming from A.R.E. Headquarters. Fascinating, enlightening and educational. With Dr. Margie Ann Taylor-Black. Love offering. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/7129400. PSYCHIC PALM READING/EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi. Experience transformation through the ancient science of psychic palmistry with worldrenowned, 7th generation Psychic Palmist/Spiritual Teacher Professor Sasi, one of the most loved psychic practitioners who has shown many individuals worldwide how to attain profound empowerment. By appt. Info: 310/3972405, 310/842-6087, www.professorsasi.com, www.vedichealinginstitute.com, email professorsasi@earthlink.net. YANG STYLE T’AI CH & QIGONG taught by Sifu Lana Spraker. Reduce stress, improve balance and posture, and receive long-lasting physical and spiritual benefits through this gentle stress reducing Meditation in Movement. New beginner class 9-10:30 am. Includes Qigong breathing, energy exercises, and Traditional Long Yang style T’ai Chi. Douglas Park in Santa Monica (Wilshire Bl and Chelsea, 2 blocks W of 26th St., alternate inside location when rain). Sifu Spraker has taught T’ai Chi internationally for over 40 years. Info, fees, enrollment: 310/479-3646, www.alexandertaichi.com. FALUN GONG (FALUN DAFA), a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice, practiced by millions worldwide. Learn Falun Gong for free. Every Saturday, Hermosa Beach, 7 am, 14th St. & The Strand. For information contact 310/9184700. Also at La Jolla Cove, 619/280-3112 for details.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 ANIMAL BLESSING, 12-2 pm. With music, readings, loads of love for all pets. All welcome. (Also: Sunday service streams live at www.myspiritworks.com, and free talks available at www.spiritworkscenter.com.) SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/848-4158, www.spiritworkscenter.com. EARTH DAY: HOME SWEET HOME, with Rev. Dr. Donna Byrns. Worship and grow at the Church of Truth with Christ-centered metaphysical teachings, 11 am service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. INTERMEDIATE MEDIUMSHIP INTENSIVE with Rachel Wolf (2nd in a series of 3 classes; register for a single class or full series). Focus is on intensive exercises, sensing “clairs,” psychic impressions, intuition, distinguishing messages, building a spirit in a discovery circle and more. Space limited. Attendees to all 3 classes receive a free crystal hand-picked and blessed by Rachel. $75/class or $200/series, 2-5 pm. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/640-8222, www.soulcentered.com. THE ART OF CONSCIOUS BREATHING, 4-5:30 pm, at Equilibrium Fitness in La Verne, CA. Participate in a journey into the physiology and spirituality of natural, effective and free breathing. Practice the art of breathing consciously and without restriction, incorporating focused intention, movement, sound and touch. Cost: $20/

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person. Info and registration: www.equilibriumfitness.com. SUNDAYS AT 6, Sunday nights at Clearsight, 6 pm. Deepen and expand your Meditation Practice with this one-hour Weekly Meditation session. 45 minutes of guided meditation and 15 minutes of open questions about spirituality. $10. Instructor: Judy Nelson. All levels welcome. Please check our calendar at www.clearsightaura.com/calendar to verify the dates of this event. To reserve, email clearsightaura@gmail. com. Clearsight, 310/395-1170. COURSE IN MIRACLES DISCUSSION GROUP led by Dr. Margie Ann Black, 9:15 am. Join the group for a journey of forgiveness that releases the flow of love into your life! Love offering. Encino Community Church, Garden Chapel, 7769 Topanga Blvd, Canoga Park. For info call 818/712-9400. SUNDAY SERVICE WITH MUSIC, MEDITATION, INSPIRATION, Dr. Margie Ann Black presents Christ-centered, Scripturally based teachings with practical applications for everyday life that you won’t find anywhere else. Sunday School available. Love offering. 10:30 am, Encino Community Church, an all-inclusive circle of Love that seeks to make a difference just as we are. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400.

MONDAY, APRIL 23 STRESS REDUCTION FOR 2012, free self-improvement class, 7-9 pm. Economy crisis got you down? Feeling stressed out and overwhelmed personally and professionally? Let us show you how you can overcome the negative

stressors of life. Join us for some deep relaxation and effective stress reduction techniques for mind and body. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356. To register call 818/758-2747, or visit www.hypnosis.edu/classes to register online. MEDITATIONS FOR MODERN MAN, 7-8:30 pm, a 4-week course in ancient Buddhist mindfulness, as interpreted and adapted for today’s fast-paced scientific world. Experience “the Profound” and “the Ultimate” directly through these unique and original one-hour guided journeys of contemplation and deep seeing. Ideally suited to the modern mind, and available exclusively at The Bodhi Center. Registration required, $99. The Bodhi Center, 310/497-1899, www.theBODHIcenter.net. IPSB MASSAGE TECHNICIAN COURSE, become a professional massage practitioner, learn holistic bodywork techniques. State approved, CE units for RNs. Meets Mon-Thurs 9 am-6 pm, through May 23. Advance registration required. Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB), 5817 Uplander Way, Culver City 90230, 310/3427130, www.ipsb.com. SACRED TONES WORKSHOP, 7:30-8:30 pm, free (donations welcome), every Monday. Experience an inner attunement to Spirit and your own divinity as you practice guided meditations taught by John-Roger, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). A perfect way to practice meditation for the first time or to enjoy the support of meditating with others. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org.

FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. HOLISTIC SKINCARE, you can beat aging, acne, dryness and other skin problems, call the Vital Image. Free demonstrations and sample facials held throughout the week. Call for specific days this week, 800/414-4624, 310/8231996.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 HOW TO BE MONEY AND MORE, an Access Taster Event, 7-10 pm. With Roy Burns, CFMW, Access Consciousness™ Facilitator. Access shows you how to let go of your problems. The techniques and tools provided give you the freedom of letting go of your struggle and of anywhere that you may have made the struggle greater than you. $25 or $40 for 2-class package. For info and registration: Marina MosinaFrazier, email mmosina@aol.com, 714/5951422. www.youarethemagician.com, www. lifewitheasejoyandglory.com. At Gateway/Portal, 2511 S Barrington Ave, WLA 90064. MEN OVER 50 SUPPORT GROUP, with B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT (Lic. 23640). Explore how to bring about the future you want in the company and support of other men. 7-9 pm, limited to 8 men. Call for interview. B.J. Jakala, PhD, MFT,


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21243 Ventura Blvd, Suite 224, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, 818/348-8837. A COURSE IN MIRACLES CLASS, 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Would you choose love or fear? Do you want a greater sense of peace and contentment? Learn the incredible power of your choices. Study A Course in Miracles with Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of the course for over 25 years. Call 310/478-8994 or visit www.allanrosenthal.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 DEE WALLACE IS BACK! Join her at 7 pm when she opens the forum to “Being in the Now.” Dee says: “When we understand there is no timeline, we can see clearly the importance of living and creating in the moment. Most of us live only 2030% in the moment of Now where everything is created.” SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/8484158, www.spiritworkscenter.com. TRUE INSIGHT FREE OPEN HOUSE, 7:30-9:30 pm (please arrive at 7:30 pm), everyone welcome, free. Learn about Intuitive Meditation, our Clairvoyant program, Trance Medium program, workshops and weekly classes. Meet our director, learn basic Intuitive Meditation tools, Q&As. Free Communication and free Healings tonight, plus we will be giving away a 1-1/4 hour Communication. True Insight Intuitive Learning and Healing Center, 111 Eucalyptus Dr., El Segundo 90245, 310/640-2211, www.true-insight.com. Workshops and more! GENERATING BUSINESS & WEALTH, an Access Taster Event, 7-9 pm. With Roy Burns, CFMW, Access Consciousness™ Facilitator.

Access shows you how to let go of your problems. The techniques and tools provided give you the freedom of letting go of your struggle and of anywhere that you may have made the struggle greater than you. For info and registration: Marina Mosina-Frazier, mmosina@aol. com, 714/595-1422. www.youarethemagician. com, www.lifewitheasejoyandglory.com. At Awakenings, 25260 La Paz Road, Suite D, Laguna Hills 92653. Cost: $25. PATHWAYS TO AWAKENING CONSCIOUSNESS CLASSES with Rev. Suzanne Commons, 7-8 pm, love offering. Come explore the steps of those who walked before us: pathfinders from the mystic, the poet, the prophet, the scientist; soul seekers from biblical times to modern times; from East to West and across all nations and religions. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. A GATHERING OF MIRACLES® offers A Course in Miracle inspired lecture-services by Allan Rosenthal, MFT, a student-teacher-lecturer of ACIM for over 25 years. Listen to real life experiences and how the ACIM principles and other spiritual/metaphysical thought systems can be applied in everyday life. Q&As follow talk. No previous ACIM experience necessary. 7-8:30 pm, WLA/Santa Monica area. Call 310/4788994 or visit www.agatheringofmiracles.com.

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28 life. 7 pm in the Library of Yale Hall at the Church of Truth. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www. churchoftruth.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 AKASHIC RECORDS PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION WEEKEND with Barbara Schiffman, ARCT. Fri-Sun, April 27-29. Learn to read the Akashic Records (your Soul’s energy-archive) for yourself and/or others with Linda Howe’s Pathway Prayer Process. Weekend training includes Past Life Healing tools. Info: 818/4153479, www.YourLifeandSoul.com, www.Meetup.com/AkashicLA, email AkashicLA@gmail. com. THE HIGHEST PASS documentary film now in theatres, starting today. Seven riders and their guru make life and death decisions while traversing icy cliffs and the chaos of India’s traffic while on a motorcycle journey up through the high pass in the Himalayas. For showtimes check www.laemmle.com. $6-11 (special group rates available). Playing at Laemmle’s Monica 4 Plex, 1332 2nd St, Santa Monica. Info: www.thehighestpass.com. REIKI HEALING NIGHT, Glendale (La Crescenta), 6:30-9:30 pm (call to confirm). Come explore this healing energy. Meditative, powerful evening (weekend class follows). $10 suggested donation, please call to confirm. Reiki Master/ Teacher Jessica Miller, International Center for Reiki Training, 626/963-3533, jess@reikimastery.com, www.ReikiMastery.com. Held at 3608 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta 91214. RENEW, RELAX, RECHARGE: CELEBRATE LIFE, April 27-29. Enjoy a casual weekend of yoga, meditation, group activities, nourishing meals and devotional singing/kirtan in the pristine wilderness of our sanctuary. Wilderness camping available. Sunburst Sanctuary, a community sanctuary for conscious living, 40 miles north of Santa Barbara, 805/736-6528, www. SunburstOnline.org. CONVERTING TO MERCY, a video seminar screening featuring John Morton, Spiritual Director of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). 7:30-9 pm, free, donations welcome, refreshments follow. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. Contact us at 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28 ART/REIKI MASTERY CLASS, April 28-30, Glendale/La Crescenta. ART stands for Advanced Reiki Training. In this class students learn healing techniques and meditations too advanced for Reiki 1 & 2, and learn how to do attunements so they can begin to teach Reiki. 9:15 am-6:30 pm, 3 days. Prerequisite: 6 months at Reiki 2. Reiki Master/Teacher Jessica Miller, International Center for Reiki Training, 626/9633533, jess@reikimastery.com, www.ReikiMastery.com. ONLY THROUGH DIRECT EXPERIENCE…can one realize the Greatness of the Universe. Guided Meditation with Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays 7-8 am, $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. MESSAGES FROM YOUR ANGELS, Learn How to Give and Receive Angel Card Readings. Join Spiritual Intuitive Karen Anderson for a fun-filled, hands-on experiential workshop on how to give and receive Heavenly Angelic Messages for yourself and others. 1-4 pm, $40 (plus $10 materials fee for oracle cards). The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/4955824. www.humminghoney.com. GOLDEN HEART CHILDREN’S EVENT, 10 am-2 pm. Join Golden Heart for a completely free event which includes snacks, art projects, and tons of fun. All are welcome, please come with children of any age ready to participate for a day of Art in the Park. At Roxbury Park, 471 S. Roxbury Dr., Beverly Hills 90212. Info: www.entergoldenheart.com. DEVELOP YOUR INTUITION with Kathleen Fletcher, RMT, Doctorate in Metaphysics. 9 am3 pm, $97 plus $25 for workbook. Join Kathleen for this informative and experiential class where you will learn the language of your intuition and how to interpret messages. Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Resource Center, 27225 Camp Plenty Rd., Suite 5, Canyon Country 91351. 661/252-4100, www.kenneallyacupuncture.com. ALL-DAY WORKSHOP, 11 am-5:20 pm. A concentrated full day of self-recognition and expanded awareness. Participants have ample opportunity to work directly and intensively with Bodhisattva Shree Swami Premodaya on issues of their choice. Registration required, $125. The Bodhi Center, 310/497-1899, www.theBODHIcenter.net.

GET CERTIFIED: BASIC DNA THETA HEALING SEMINAR, April 27-29, 9 am-6 pm, by Marina Rose’s School of DNA Theta Healing®. DNA Theta Healing is the most potent, profound and powerful healing paradigm on the planet at this time. Learn how to cultivate a Theta Brain Wave and connect directly to the Creative Source, chakra balancing, remote viewing, body scanning, and DNA activation. www.dnathetahealing. com, info@dnathetahealing.com, 310/3582991.

SOUL EXPRESSIONS, 10 am-1 pm, a monthly “Art Creation and Process” group facilitated by Amanda Sargenti, artist and registered art therapist. Explore the sacred process of creating art in a safe, nurturing and affirming environment. Freewill offering accepted, reservations required. Call the church office to reserve. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com.

GROUP MEDITATION & CHANTING GATHERING with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi and Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, MA, Directors of Vedic Healing Institute. Explore the benefits of meditation and ancient Sanskrit chants. Includes brief talk on vedic teachings, guided meditation, 3rd eye opening by Professor Sasi, followed by Sanskrit mantra chanting and sound healing. Info: 310/397-2405, 310/842-6087, www.vedichealinginstitute.com or www. professorsasi.com. CREATE PERSONAL HEALING MANDALA

workshop. This 2-session intensive workshop guides you step-by-step through various aspects of mandalas and how they relate to you. No art experience necessary. April 28 & May 5, 10:30 am-2:30 pm, $300 for both workshops, $25 materials fee. Facilitator: Nancy Caldwell (www.createhealingmandalas.blogspot.com/ or contactus@paperarchitect.com). The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/4955824. www.humminghoney.com. REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net. YANG STYLE T’AI CH & QIGONG taught by Sifu Lana Spraker. Reduce stress, improve balance and posture, and receive long-lasting physical and spiritual benefits through this gentle stress reducing Meditation in Movement. New beginner class 9-10:30 am. Includes Qigong breathing, energy exercises, and Traditional Long Yang style T’ai Chi. Douglas Park in Santa Monica (Wilshire Bl and Chelsea, 2 blocks W of 26th St., alternate inside location when rain). Sifu Spraker has taught T’ai Chi internationally for over 40 years. Info, fees, enrollment: 310/479-3646, www.alexandertaichi.com. FALUN GONG (FALUN DAFA), a traditional Chinese self-cultivation practice, practiced by millions worldwide. Learn Falun Gong for free. Every Saturday, Hermosa Beach, 7 am, 14th St. & The Strand. For information contact 310/9184700. Also at La Jolla Cove, 619/280-3112 for details.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29 ASK REV. DONNA with Rev. Dr. Donna Byrns. On the 5th Sunday of the month, we have an opportunity to ask any questions of a spiritual nature, and Rev. Donna teaches from her wealth of knowledge and years of training. Worship and grow at the Church of Truth with Christ-centered metaphysical teachings, 11 am service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org. ADVANCED MEDIUMSHIP INTENSIVE with Rachel Wolf (3rd of series of 3 classes; register for single class or full series). Focus is on time/ space construct, parallel universes, probable futures, giving “predictions,” super mediumship communications, ethics of mediumship and psychic work, exercises with past life/parallel worlds/probable futures and more. Space limited. Anyone registered for all 3 classes receives a free crystal hand-picked and blessed by Rachel. $75/class, $200/series. 2-5 pm. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/6408222, www.soulcentered.com. SUNDAYS AT 6, Sunday nights at Clearsight, 6 pm. Deepen and expand your Meditation Practice with this one-hour Weekly Meditation session. 45 minutes of guided meditation and 15 minutes of open questions about spirituality. $10. Instructor: Judy Nelson. All levels welcome. Please check our calendar at www.clearsightaura.com/calendar to verify the dates of this event. To reserve your seat please email clear-


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COURSE IN MIRACLES DISCUSSION GROUP led by Dr. Margie Ann Black, 9:15 am. Join the group for a journey of forgiveness that releases the flow of love into your life! Love offering. Encino Community Church, Garden Chapel, 7769 Topanga Blvd, Canoga Park. For info call 818/712-9400. SUNDAY SERVICE WITH MUSIC, MEDITATION, INSPIRATION, Dr. Margie Ann Black presents Christ-centered, Scripturally based teachings with practical applications for everyday life that you won’t find anywhere else. Sunday School available. Love offering. 10:30 am, Encino Community Church, an all-inclusive circle of Love that seeks to make a difference just as we are. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400.

MONDAY, APRIL 30 EXPLORE PAST-LIFE REGRESSION, free selfimprovement class, 7-9 pm. Are you curious about your possible past lives? Could unresolved conflicts in a past life be affecting you in your present life? Do you have re-occurring dreams or relationship patterns you cannot let go of? Includes a 30-minute group past life journey going back through time. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356. To register call 818/758-2747, or visit www.hypnosis.edu/classes. SACRED TONES WORKSHOP, 7:30-8:30 pm, free (donations welcome), every Monday. Experience an inner attunement to Spirit and your own divinity as you practice guided meditations taught by John-Roger, founder of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA). A perfect way to practice meditation for the first time or to enjoy the support of meditating with others. Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Gardens, 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. FIND THE CHANGE OF YOUR LIFE, find Peace, Security and Love. Begin a positive change of course in life by attending weekly gatherings, study and ultimately through meditation on the inner sound current known as the Word, Shabd or Naam. Always free. Intro sessions on Monday and Friday nights, 7 pm. Sant Mat Meditation Center, 7726 W Manchester Ave., Playa del Rey, 310/821-3321. Info: call Bob 310/930-2450, Victor 310-930-2452, or Pat 310/567-3265. Website: www.lasantmat.com. HOLISTIC SKINCARE, you can beat aging, acne, dryness and other skin problems, call the

Vital Image. Free demonstrations and sample facials held throughout the week. Call for specific days this week, 800/414-4624, 310/8231996.

ONGOING EVENTS SUNDAYS REWARD! A clear mind. A clear life. Real Happiness. What’s that worth? Vernon Howard’s Authentic Answers give true and permanent solutions for every problem you have. Class Sunday at 10 am, New Life Foundation, 5785 Westminster Blvd., Westminster. $3 donation. Info: 714/899-9300, www.anewlife.org. CREATE A POSITIVE AND PROGRESSIVE LIFE! Through your active participation in Unarius’ past-life therapy classes, your life can become more creative and meaningful. The Unarius Academy of Science offers books, CDs, DVDs and MP3s on past-life therapy and other enlightening topics. Classes are live streamed on the web. For more info on the Unarius teachings, call 800/475-7062 or visit www.unarius.org.

11:30 am at Porter Valley Country Club, Northridge. Upcoming 2012 services will be held March 25, July 1, Sept. 9 and Dec. 9. Love offering. 818/914-1955, www.unityofchatsworth.org. SUNDAY MEDITATION, 10:30 am. We invite you to join together in the Silence of Meditation with Rev. BJ Enright to experience the Living Presence of God, raise consciousness and prepare ourselves and the Sanctuary for the service to follow. Doors open 10:50 am for the regular service. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www. churchoftruth.org. POWERFUL GROUP MEDITATION. Guided by Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays, 7-8 am. $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. BECOME THE VISIONARY ARTIST YOU WANT TO BE through the development of your creative and clairvoyant abilities as taught in Unarius. Inspirational art classes are held on Sundays in El Cajon. Call Unarius at 800/475-7062 for info about class sessions, fees and a supply list.

PSYCHIC PALM READING/EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi. Experience transformation through the ancient science of psychic palmistry with worldrenowned, 7th generation Psychic Palmist/Spiritual Teacher Professor Sasi, one of the most loved psychic practitioners who has shown many individuals worldwide how to attain profound empowerment. By appt. Info: 310/3972405, 310/842-6087, www.professorsasi.com, www.vedichealinginstitute.com, email professorsasi@earthlink.net.

REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net.

AQUARIAN FOUNDATION® OF SEATTLE – HOLLYWOOD BRANCH. Listen to profound spiritual teachings while learning “How to Think– Not What to Think”™ in your spiritual practices. 11 am Sunday, 3330 Barham Blvd. #105, LA 90068. Easy access off 101, free parking. Call Kathy, 323/850-5422.

SUNDAY SCHOOL AT ENCINO COMMUNITY CHURCH. Fun, challenging lessons that are based on spiritual psychology. Children all ages share stories, music and artwork and talk about real-life situations and real-life solutions. 10:30 am. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400.

SPIRITWORKS SERVES SPIRITUAL REFRESHMENT every Sunday at 10 am (and every Wednesday at 7 pm). Sunday Service also streams live at www.myspiritworks.com. Free talks available at www.spiritworkscenter.com. SpiritWorks Center for Spiritual Living, 260 N. Pass Ave., Burbank 91505. 818/848-4158, www. spiritworkscenter.com.

BURNING BOWL CEREMONY, held each Sunday after service at Unity West Santa Monica. This Unity tradition, started in the 1940s, is for release, a time for forgiving ourselves and others, so healing and the new journey can begin. Follows Sunday service that begins 9 a.m. Rev. Lee Lakso, minister. Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405. 310/5770000, www.unitywestchurch.org.

NEW QUARTERLY SUNDAY SERVICES at Unity Church of Chatsworth include Prayer, Meditation, Music, Lesson, refreshments. Ordained Unity Minister is Rev. John Washington. 10:30-

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������������������������������������������������������� ery Sunday at La Jolla Cove. For details call 619/280-3112. SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP MEDITATION SERVICE, all are welcome, 10:30 am. Strengthen your relationship with God in a peaceful environment with music, inspiration, meditation and prayer, and deepen your spiritual practice. Call for info and directions. At Sunburst Sanctuary, a community sanctuary for conscious living, 40 miles north of Santa Barbara, 805/736-6528, www. SunburstOnline.org, email contactus@SunburstOnline.org. INTERFAITH PRAYER BRUNCH, held quarterly and hosted by Unity Church of Chatsworth. Includes Prayer, Meditation, brunch, workshop and more. Held at Porter Valley Country Club, Northridge. 10:30 am-3 pm. Workshop (1-3 pm) keynote presenters will be announced. 2012 events on March 25, July 1, Sept. 9 & Dec. 9. Love offering. 818/914-1955, www.unityofchatsworth.org. PEACE AWARENESS LABYRINTH & GARDENS DOCENT TOURS and public visits, 12-4 pm, free, every Sunday (donations welcome). Visit our “Spiritual Oasis in the City.” Unwind walking the labyrinth, reflect in the spectacular meditation garden beside water fountains. Tour the historic mansion. Tap into the peace that is present, leave recharged. (Closed April 8.) 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, visit www.peacelabyrinth.org, www.msia.org. ONENESS MEDITATION SERVICE, 11 am-1 pm. Oneness is the ultimate vibration of harmony and light. Join us to harmonize mind and body with spirit and soul. Receive new energy and divine guidance for your journey, restore peace and serenity to walk in confidence with clarity and light. Guided meditation led by Lightworker Metaphysician, Tauheedah Shakoor-Curry. $10 donation. (This month: April 1, 15 & 22.) The Imagine Center, 18635 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana 91356. Register at 818/345-1100, or online at www.theimaginecenter.com. SUNDAY SERVICE, 10:30 am, with Rev. Lee, Church of Truth in Santa Clarita, inclusive, Christ centered. 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321, 661/645-9503. www.silentmiracles.net.

MONDAYS DISCOVER THE SACRED MOTHER WITHIN THROUGH CELTIC WISDOM. We will follow the energy of the Celtic Moons as we journey with the Faces of WomanSpirit Celtic Oracle of Avalon Book and Deck. This ongoing experiential class provides real tools for everyday Sacredness, Healing and Self-Knowledge. With Rev.

Celeste Mulcihill, B.Msc. 7-8:30 pm, every Monday, $20/session. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www.humminghoney.com.

mansion. Tap into the peace that is always present, leave recharged. (Closed Fri., April 6.) 3500 W. Adams Blvd, LA 90018. 323/737-4055, ext. 1137, registrar@peacelabyrinth.org, www.peacelabyrinth.org. (Please note: Closed March 8.)

FREE CLASSES at Hypnosis Motivation Institute-Tarzana, SFV. Self Hypnosis, Mental Bank, Relationship Strategies, Energy Healing, Hypnosis and Weight Loss, Therapeutic Imagery, Past Life Regression. Held every Monday at HMI-Tarzana, 7-9 pm, free parking. Call 818/7582747 to RSVP and for each week’s topic or visit www.hypnosis.edu/classes.

CIRCLE OF LIGHT, 7:30 pm. Rev. BJ Enright facilitates a weekly evening of prayer, meditation, energy balancing and fellowship, in the main building. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www. churchoftruth.org.

SINGING FROM THE HEART, private sessions with Dr. Carole Moskovitz, MA, DSS, professional performer, voice/performance and communication coach. Create a deeper connection with your authentic voice and creative expression while enjoying a supportive environment to explore the many levels of singing and communicating from the heart. For professionals and amateurs. 310/821-SONG (7664), www.singingfromtheheart.com, www.Linkedin.com/in/DrCaroleGMoskovitz.

ONGOING CLASSES FOR LIGHT WORKERS & MINISTERIAL STUDENTS, 7 pm. Call for titles and info about upcoming classes. A Center for Awakening Consciousness, Pasadena Church of Truth, inclusive of all World Religions, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP, facilitated by Shoshana Levine, LCSW, C.Ht., Lic. #CSW 24340. Whether you are contemplating a divorce, going through a divorce or still dealing with the aftermath of a divorce, this group is for you. Learn how to embrace your divorce and become empowered in the process. See it as a journey towards healing and wholeness. Call 310/998-7253. 7:30-9 pm, in Santa Monica. www.bestheartcenteredtherapy.com. CIRCLE OF LIGHT, 7:30 pm. Rev. BJ Enright facilitates a weekly evening of prayer, meditation, energy balancing and fellowship, 7:30 pm. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

TUESDAYS TANTRIC DANCE OF FEMININE POWER (begins April 10). Devotional, sensual, moving meditation of deep inner exploration of authentic power, resting on subtle energies of the body, tuning into instinctive energy that is self-referred. Women only. 7-10 pm, $180, 5 consecutive Tuesdays, Sherman Oaks. Info: Larise Kia, 818/681-2898, larisekia@yahoo.com. PEACE AWARENESS LABYRINTH & GARDENS PUBLIC VISITS & TOURS, Tuesdays-Fridays 11 am-3 pm, free (donations welcome). Visit our “Spiritual Oasis in the City.” Unwind walking the labyrinth; reflect in the spectacular meditation garden, beside water fountains. Tour the historic

SINGING FROM THE HEART, private sessions with Dr. Carole Moskovitz, MA, DSS, professional performer, voice/performance and communication coach. Create a deeper connection with your authentic voice and creative expression while enjoying a supportive environment to explore the many levels of singing and communicating from the heart. For professionals and amateurs. 310/821-SONG (7664), www.singingfromtheheart.com, www.Linkedin.com/in/DrCaroleGMoskovitz. BECOME A CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST, start a new career helping others. If you’ve ever been curious about hypnosis or interested in a career helping others, now is the time to start. Offering evening classes, on campus internship. Earn while you learn, start your hypnotherapy practice in 6 months. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356, 800/479-9464, www.hypnosis.edu. SILENT SERVERS AT THE CHURCH OF TRUTH, 9:30-10 am, minister’s office. Silent Servers confidentially prays for requests in our Prayer Box for one month, with extensions upon request. Requesters encouraged to attend the group or join us in prayer wherever they are during this half hour. Mail requests to: gary91103@sbcglobal.net, or call church office. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

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scious and unconscious levels. Participants get the support of practicing this technique together in class. Free-form writing is described in his best-selling book, Spiritual Warrior. At PTS, 3726 W. Adams Blvd., LA 90018. Info: Tonie Schulz, 323/737-4055, ext. 1548, registrar@pts. org, www.pts.org, www.msia.org. REWARD! A clear mind. A clear life. Real Happiness. What’s that worth? Vernon Howard’s Authentic Answers give true and permanent solutions for every problem you have. Classes every Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Neighborhood Church, 301 N Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, $3 donation. 714/899-9300, www.anewlife.org.

MEDITATION WITH REV. SUZANNE COMMONS, 6-7 pm, in the Library of Yale Hall. Join Rev. Suzanne as she shares the many methods of meditation she has learned from her years of study. Please enter quietly if you are unable to arrive promptly at 6 pm. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/7956905, www.churchoftruth.org.

CHOIR PRACTICE. If you are interested in joining our choir, you are welcome to schedule an audition with our talented choir director, Dan Redfield, an accomplished musician, conductor and composer. Please call for a Wed. evening appt. Regular practice is Wed. at 7 pm. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www.churchoftruth.org.

CRYSTAL HEALING CIRCLE. Are you drawn to crystals? Chances are you’re one of Mother Earth’s healing angels. Join us to test the waters, learn and grow in the magic of restoring energy with crystals. Crystal Healing Circles on April 4 & 18, 6-7:30 pm. $15 offering required. The Imagine Center, 18635 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana 91356. Register at 818/345-1100, or online at www.theimaginecenter.com.

INTERMEDIATE ASTROLOGY, this class puts together all the basics to interpret the natal chart and introduce how the transiting planets can affect your daily life. 7-9 pm, $20/class. With Maxine McMartin. The Hummingbird and the Honey Bee, 1414 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 103, Thousand Oaks 91362, 805/495-5824. www. humminghoney.com.

SINGING FROM THE HEART, private sessions with Dr. Carole Moskovitz, MA, DSS, professional performer, voice/performance and communication coach. Create a deeper connection with your authentic voice and creative expression while enjoying a supportive environment to explore the many levels of singing and communicating from the heart. For professionals and amateurs. 310/821-SONG (7664), www.singingfromtheheart.com, www.Linkedin.com/in/DrCaroleGMoskovitz. EVENING GROUP MEDITATION, 6:30-7 pm. You are invited to our rural community sanctuary for evening meditation. A tranquil time for reflection and rejuvenation. Free, call for directions. Sunburst Sanctuary, a community sanctuary for conscious living, 40 miles north of Santa Barbara, 805/736-6528, www.SunburstOnline.org. FREE-FORM WRITING CLASS, 7:30-9 pm, free (donations welcome). Peace Theological Seminary presents this class which focuses on an amazing, simple and effective technique taught by John-Roger, DSS to help clear the subcon-

YANG STYLE T’AI CHI & QIGONG taught by Sifu Lana Spraker, an 8-week series for beginning and intermediate level students. Reduce stress, achieve better balance and posture, receive long-lasting physical and spiritual benefits. At AADAP, Inc, 2900 S. Crenshaw at 29th St., LA 90016. 6-7:15 pm. Fee for 8-week series or individual class. Info: 310/479-3646, sprakerlg@earthlink.net, www.alexandertaichi.com.

THURSDAYS THE SPONTANEOUS FULFILLMENT OF DESIRE, by Deepak Chopra. Discussion led by Dr. Margie Ann Taylor-Black, 10 am. Love offering. Encino Community Church, 7769 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park, 818/712-9400. www. encinocommunitychurch.org. THE INSPIRATIONAL READING GROUP has chosen The Creative Life: Seven Keys to Your Inner Genius by Eric Butterworth. His book is a tutorial for how to create a fulfilled life in seven “easy” steps. This reading group meets weekly, 7-8 pm, to explore and discuss a book selection. Love offering basis. For details: Unity West Santa Monica, 1515 Maple St., Santa Monica 90405.

310/577-0000, www.unitywestchurch.org. TRUTH TEACHINGS with Hoberleigh Phreigh. Each evening is an independent lecture exploring a different topic with an emphasis on Universal Laws and how to apply them to better one’s life. 7 pm in the Library of Yale Hall at the Church of Truth. Pasadena Church of Truth, A Center for Awakening Consciousness, inclusive of all World Religions, founded in 1924, 690 E Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 626/795-6905, www. churchoftruth.org. SACRED HEALING FOR MEN AND WOMEN, facilitated by Shoshana Levine, LCSW, C.Ht., Lic. #CSW 24340. Come on a journey of healing your sacred wounds and give yourself the gift of empowerment. In an atmosphere of support and safety, you will gain the knowledge needed to participate in meditation, guided visualizations and affirmations. Learn how you can manifest Your Heart’s Desire. Call for an appt as a (free) consultation is needed in order to insure compatibility with the group. 310/998-7253. In Santa Monica. www.bestheartcenteredtherapy.com. SINGING FROM THE HEART, private sessions with Dr. Carole Moskovitz, MA, DSS, professional performer, voice/performance and communication coach. Create a deeper connection with your authentic voice and creative expression while enjoying a supportive environment to explore the many levels of singing and communicating from the heart. For professionals and amateurs. 310/821-SONG (7664), www.singingfromtheheart.com, www.Linkedin.com/in/DrCaroleGMoskovitz. BECOME A CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST, start a new career helping others. If you’ve ever been curious about hypnosis or interested in a career helping others, now is the time to start. Offering evening classes, on campus internship. Earn while you learn, start your hypnotherapy practice in 6 months. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356, 800/479-9464, www.hypnosis.edu.

FRIDAYS REWARD! A clear mind. A clear life. Real Happiness. What’s that worth? Vernon Howard’s Authentic Answers give true and permanent solutions for every problem you have. Classes every Friday at 8 pm, New Life Foundation, 5785 Westminster Blvd., Westminster. $3 donation. Info: 714/899-9300, www.anewlife.org. SINGING FROM THE HEART, private sessions with Dr. Carole Moskovitz, MA, DSS, professional performer, voice/performance and communication coach. Create a deeper connection with your authentic voice and creative expres-


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AFRICAN DRUM & CHANT CLASS with Ayo, a spiritual priest of Ifa, one of the oldest religions of mankind. 4:30-6:30 pm, $15, drum rental $5. At Motherland Music, 601 N. Eucalyptus Ave., Inglewood 90302. Info: Ayo, 310/713-4515, www.ayodrum.com. POWERFUL GROUP MEDITATION. Guided by Ma Bhairavi. Saturdays & Sundays, 7-8 am. $10 suggested donation (for newcomers). Space is limited, RSVP. Call 805/990-3057. REIKI HEALING CLASSES IN LOS ANGELES with Reiki Master Alexandra Juliani, M.A., Director of the American Reiki Academy. Learn to heal with your hands through Reiki. Class includes course manuals, thorough instruction, initiation ceremony to activate Reiki energy, and hands-on practice time. Students receive certification as Reiki practitioners and Reiki Masters through the American Reiki Academy. All levels of Reiki offered. Info: American Reiki Academy, 310/397-2405, www.reikiacademy.org, email reikiacademy@earthlink.net. WEEKEND CLASSES WITH JESSICA MILLER, Reiki Master, Teacher. Call for upcoming schedule. Also: private weekday classes available (if 2+ students). Classes in Pasadena and Santa Monica. 626/963-3533, www.ReikiMastery. com, email jess@ReikiMastery.com. PSYCHIC PALM READING/EMPOWERMENT SESSIONS with Indian Psychic Palmist Professor Sasi. Experience transformation through the ancient science of psychic palmistry with worldrenowned, 7th generation Psychic Palmist/Spiritual Teacher Professor Sasi, one of the most loved psychic practitioners who has shown many individuals worldwide how to attain profound empowerment. By appt. Info: 310/3972405, 310/842-6087, www.professorsasi.com, www.vedichealinginstitute.com, email professorsasi@earthlink.net.

EVERYDAY Bodywork / Massage AN EXCEPTIONAL SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE combining healing and massage. While you are having a formal massage and get into relaxation, I will spiritually transfer to you a powerful energy that will help you reduce stress and emotional

Books / Music / Media T’AI CHI DVD BY SIFU LANA SPRAKER, “The Way of T’ai Chi Ch’uan: Gentle Exercise for Health and Inner Peace.” Complete demonstration of long Yang Form, Traditional Style. Easy access to individual moves and sections. History and philosophy. Clear slow-motion instruction. Separate text enclosed of 108 movement names. Inspiring, meditative, relaxing. $24.95 plus tax, S/H. T’ai Productions, PO Box 25654, LA 90025. 310/479-3646, www.alexandertaichi. com. FREE ON-LINE STREAMING VIDEO SEMINAR: UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS, The Subconscious Connection. How much of our behavior in relationships has been programmed from childhood? What role does the subconscious mind play in who we choose in relationships? Nationally accredited College of Hypnotherapy offers this Streaming Video seminar for free at www.UnderstandMyRelationship.com. Info: Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356, 800/4799464, www.hypnosis.edu. FREE E-BOOK: JOURNEY OF A SOUL explores tangible ways to experience Soul Transcendence, an awareness of yourself as a Soul and as one with God. To download your free e-book, Journey of a Soul by John-Roger, visit www. msia.org/info/wpc. To request a print copy, contact servicedesk@msia.org or call 800/8992665. FREE ON-LINE STREAMING VIDEO SEMINAR: SUCCESS, HAPPINESS & PROSPERITY in Less Than 5 Minutes Per Day! Nationally accredited College of Hypnotherapy offers this Streaming Video seminar for free at www.MyMentalBank. com. Introducing the Mental Bank Program, a dramatic demonstration of how all luck, good and bad, is a product of the powerful forces of your subconscious mind. Info: Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356, 800/479-9464, www.hypnosis. edu.

Counseling / Life Coaching SOMETIMES A “NO” IS A “YES” TO SOMETHING THAT HAS NOT YET BEEN REVEALED. I believe the bumps, knocks, hurts and disappointments of life are opportunities to say “Yes!” to our higher purpose. Let’s find your “Yes!” together. Erin Kinney, Ecstatic Life Coach & Steward. 310/387-6604, www.lifetidewellness.com. COMPASSIONATE COUNSELING. I quickly get to the heart of the matter and design sessions uniquely for you. I see individuals and couples. Some of the issues I work with are life transition, stress, self-esteem, relationships and grief. Laurie Levine, Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist. Offices in San Fernando Valley and West Side. For appt call 818/773-7685 or 310/284-3699. SPIRITUAL HEALER, PSYCHIC, CLAIRVOYANT, CHANNEL…Transform old patterns into new horizons today! Call me for a free chat and see if this is right for you. Together let’s make this the year your dreams come true! Truly anything is possible. You are more powerful than you can imagine. Call Kenton David Bell today, 928/274-2026, www.kentondavidbell.com. AURA-SOMA®, HEALING THROUGH COLOR. Aura-Soma is a holistic healing therapy utilizing dual-colored Equilibrium bottles. It is a non-intrusive, self-selective soul therapy. You are the colors you choose, they are a reflection of you. For info on Aura-Soma consultations, contact Yoko, 310/801-5690, yoko@office916.com. Visit www.office916.com. OVERCOME FEARS AND PHOBIAS, release and integrate childhood memories, stop smoking, manage stress and anxiety, resolve relationship issues, experience age and past life regression. Heart Centered Hypnotherapy with Shoshana Levine taps into the subconscious mind which houses our emotions, feelings, habit patterns, creativity, intuition, as well as our spiritual connection. Shoshana Levine, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Hypnotherapist, Certificate in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. 310/998-7253, www.bestheartcenteredtherapy.com. METAPHYSICAL PSYCHOTHERAPY utilizing principles of A Course in Miracles, rebirthing, crystals, hypnosis and other metaphysical spiritual systems. Individual, couples, substance abuse, relationship therapy. Call Allan Rosenthal, MFT for appt. 310/478-8994. www.allanrosenthal.com. BJ JAKALA, PhD, MFT, Marriage, Marriage Family Therapist (Lic. 23640). Explore your answers and restore your sense of purpose, of direction, of belonging. 818/348-8837.

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34 5 DAYS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE WITH ACCESS CONSCIOUSNESS™, Access Classes facilitated by Roy Burns, May 3-7. The Access techniques and tools provided give you the freedom of letting go of your struggle and of anywhere that you may have made the struggle greater than you. Classes offered: Access Bars, May 3; Access Foundation, May 4-5; and Access Level One, May 6-7. For info and registration: Marina Mosina-Frazier, mmosina@aol.com, 714/5951422. www.youarethemagician.com. At Courtyard Anaheim at Disneyland, 2045 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim 92802. TOTAL LIFE CENTER: Coaching and Courses for Investing in Yourself. Eliminate obstacles in your way to achieving what you want and deserve. Find your voice & reconnect with your passions. 949/290-1728, 714/721-2376, www. total-life-center.com. MEDICAL INTUITIVE & HEALER, Sharon Joseph, PhD. DNA healer, channeler, spiritual advisor, life coach, psychic (clairvoyant, clairsentient, clairaudient, empathy). In-person or phone consultations. Guidance in love, relationships, career, finance, spiritual growth, healing energy, illness, personal crisis. 818/912-2535. Visit www.thesoundofsoul.com.

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PSYCHIC GUIDE, SPIRITUAL CONSULTANT & LIFE COACH, advice and guidance on all matters. Specializing in spiritual cleansing and purification, removing all unnatural and negative energy. Angelica has the ability to call out names, dates and places surrounding your life without asking you a single question. Tarot readings also available. Angelica, 818/402-2750. LIFE MANAGEMENT WITH VAL. Personally trained and officially authorized by Swami Premodaya to provide independent guidance to others, The Bodhi Center’s Executive Director, Val Nathan, offers guidance in any and every area of daily living: financial, relationships, work, decision-making, emotions, physical fitness/ sports, anger management/assertiveness training, effective communication, small business, spirituality. The Bodhi Center, 310/497-1899, www.theBODHIcenter.net. AKASHIC RECORDS LIFE & SOUL COACHING with Barbara Schiffman. Tune into the wisdom of your own Soul’s Akashic Records for guidance, healing, creativity, conscious evolution. Private phone or in-person sessions; also Akashic Access workshops and Practitioner trainings. Call Barbara at 818/415-3479, www. YourLifeandSoul.com, www.Meetup.com/AkashicLA.

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Education / Training GET CERTIFIED: BASIC DNA THETA HEALING SEMINAR will be presented April 27-29, 9 am-6 pm, by Marina Rose’s School of DNA Theta Healing®. (Free intro April 11, 7 pm, call for details.) DNA Theta Healing is the most potent, profound and powerful healing paradigm on the

planet at this time. Learn how to cultivate a Theta Brain Wave and connect directly to the Creative Source, chakra balancing, remote viewing, body scanning, and DNA activation. CEU credits available. Info and registration: www.dnathetahealing.com, info@dnathetahealing.com, 310/358-2991. TOTAL LIFE CENTER: SERIOUSLY HOLISTIC – Career & educational opportunities in Coaching, NLP, Time Line Therapy, Hypnosis, Reiki, Metaphysics, Esoteric Studies, Spiritual Counseling. 949/290-1728, 714/721-2376, www.total-lifecenter.com. CLEARSIGHT’S INTRO TO CLAIRVOYANCE, ongoing registration. This first module of the larger Clairvoyant Program can be taken online or in-person at Clearsight. This powerful 4month program teaches you to unleash your human potential through the development of your innate psychic abilities. Learn the skills of grounding, centering and learning to see energy. $199/month. Instructor: Judy Nelson. Visit www. clearsightaura.com/intro-to-clair-online to request an interview. AKASHIC RECORDS WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS. Access your Soul’s energy-archive of all lifetimes for guidance, healing, conscious evolution. Learn to read the Akashic Records for yourself &/or others. Basic access workshops, weekend practitioner certification trainings, private readings and mentoring. Barbara Schiffman, 818/415-3479, www.YourLifeandSoul.com, www.Meetup.com/AkashicLA. BECOME A CERTIFIED HYPNOTIST, start a new career helping others. If you’ve ever been curious about hypnosis or interested in a career helping others, now is the time to start. Offering evening classes, on campus internship. Earn while you learn, start your hypnotherapy practice in 6 months. Hypnosis Motivation Institute, 18607 Ventura Blvd, Suite 310, Tarzana 91356, 800/479-9464, www.hypnosis.edu. REIKI CLASSES in Glendale (La Crescenta) area, with Reiki Master/Teacher Jessica Miller of the Int’l Center for Reiki Training. Reiki 1 & 2, ART/Master, Karuna Reiki®, Japanese Reiki Techniques. Call 626/963-3533, www.ReikiMastery.com. See me on YouTube! BECOME A THETA HEALING MASTER. We offer all 8 Theta Healing seminars. Theta Master program scholarships available. Learn to look inside the body and heal it. School of DNA Theta Healing®, 2210 Main St., Suite 202, Santa Monica 90405. 310/358-2991, info@dnathetahealing. com, www.dnathetahealing.com.

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Gift Shops / Bookstores COME DISCOVER WHAT’S IN STORE FOR YOU at the Mystic’s Altar. Products include Spell Kits, Energy Mist for Love, Energy Wash for Attraction, and lots of other new merchandise. Visit us at 1746 Westwood Blvd., LA 90024, 310/4469100. Open April 21: our new store at 120 N. Maclay Ave., Suite D, San Fernando, 818/365-4400. Visit us at www.TheMysticsAltar.com. TOYS FOR THE SOUL at Objets d’Art & Spirit. For 2 decades, providing spiritual and religious


35 art and artifacts, curious goods, crystals, singing bowls, candles, oils, limpias, baths and more. Traditional and alternative spiritual art and gifts. Objets d’Art & Spirit, 7529 Sunset Blvd at Sierra Bonita, West Hollywood 90046, 323/4365238, www.objetsdartandspirit.com. NUTMEG’S OJAI HOUSE, a Super Natural Boutique. FUNctional art for heart and home, with an emphasis on spirituality and ecology. American made, Fair Trade, local, vintage, handmade. From Buddhas to crystals to doormats to tarot readers! 304 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023. 805/640-1656, www.ojaihouse.com. SOUL CENTERED METAPHYSICAL SHOPPE, set in the spiritual vortex of Ojai, it is more than a bookstore, but an invitation to explore. Browse through an extensive crystal selection. Come and experience our Geodesic Dome for a class or special event. Open 7 days, 10:30 am-6 pm. Soul Centered, a Metaphysical Shoppe and Event Center, 311 N. Montgomery St., Ojai 93023, 805/640-8222, www.soulcentered.com. THE HEALING LIGHT RESOURCE CENTER offers crystals, books, meditation CDs, Angel cards, jewelry, candles, unusual and inspirational gift items, spiritual and intuitive readings, classes workshops, Reiki healing, yoga and more! Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Resource Center, 27225 Camp Plenty Rd., Suite 5, Canyon Country 91351. 661/252-4100, www. kenneallyacupuncture.com. THE IMAGINE CENTER in Tarzana offers intuitive readings, aura photographs/analysis, and retail merchandise for spiritual enrichment and personal empowerment. Tues-Fri 10 am-7 pm; Sat & Sun 11-5 (closed Monday). Call 818/3451100 for info and to schedule services. Walk-ins welcome. The Imagine Center, 18635 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana 91356. www.theimaginecenter. com. ALEXANDRIA II BOOKSTORE offers a great selection of new and used books, music, DVDs, altar items, crystals and stones, statuary, jewelry, incense and many unique gift items. Psychic readings offered daily. Hours: Mon-Sat 109, Sunday 10-7. 170 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena 91101, 626/792-7885. www.alexandria2.com, twitter.com/a2books, facebook.com/a2books. LEARNING LIGHT FOUNDATION ANAHEIM, offering a wide range of best-selling authors, lecturers, workshops. So. Cal’s largest psychic fair, mediumship demos and festivals. Serving Orange County. 714/533-2311. 1212 E Lincoln Ave, Anaheim 92805. www.learninglight.org.

Health & Wellness SHAMANIC REIKI HEALING SESSIONS with Shamanic Practitioner and Reiki Master Lynda Skeen. Evening and weekend appointments available. To find out more or to schedule a session, contact Lynda by phone, 323/363-2040, or email at lynda@lyndaskeen.com. 7080 Hollywood Blvd., Suite 502, Hollywood 90028. www. lyndaskeen.com. GOD IS ALIVE IN YOUR BATHROOM MIRROR. Go take a look. If you can’t see him or her, maybe you’re on the wrong life path. Maybe you’ve never met your true self. Subconscious beliefs control your life. I can help. First one hour session free. Dean Opseth, Theta Healing, 310/6330790, speakunderheaven@aol.com. OMNASZTRA: Powerful and transformative healings on the spiritual, physical, emotional and mental levels, addressing obstacles, issues and the alignment of energy. Also: Spiritual development and growth, house blessings. 818/503-5896 (24-hour voicemail). Email

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(Solar continued from page 7) power to homes and businesses. If the scope of this project scares you, you are not alone. After intense public scrutiny (public input started in 2007), scientists and environmentalists still fear the permanent scarring of one national resource, the desert, to provide another: energy. According to Salazar, the BLM has already significantly altered the original BrightSource proposal in response to public comments, minimizing environmental impacts by reducing the size of the project by 15 percent and the number of solar mirrors to 173,500. The company must also compensate for impact on wildlife, water, and other resources through a compensation fund created by Federal and State agencies and operated by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. To satisfy federal and state requirements, BrightSource will acquire and set aside more than 7,300 mitigation acres. In addition, pursuant to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved plan, the endangered desert tortoises onsite are being tested for disease, then moved to a comparable habitat and monitored. The BLMs already had an ongoing desert tortoise conservation plan, where the organization set aside more than threemillion acres of habitat in California for the endangered tortoise. The success of “relocating” the tortoise is yet to be determined, but the project construction necessitated that they be removed behind barrier fencing ringing the project’s perimeter. “I am pleased with the changes we have made to improve this project,” Salazar said. “It is important that we learn from our experience to ensure that environmentally-responsible clean energy is developed wisely and in the right places.” Brightsource, who has wildlife biologists on site, is open about their impact, but maintain that their project is better than competing technologies. It boasts more efficient land use, 25% less land use than competing solar technologies, and a closed-loop system, which uses 95% less water than competing wetcooled solar thermal plants. They state on their website that they have, “limited impact on the land, unlike competing technologies, which require the majority of a project site be fully graded.” There is no question that Ivanpah is no exception when it comes to the studies

conducted on environmental impact. The “Recommendations of Independent Science Advisors” are available online as the “California Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, (DRECP) for the Renewable Energy Action Team (REAT).” The document is meant as a guideline for REAT’s primary mission, to streamline and expedite the permitting processes for all renewable energy projects, while conserving endangered species and natural communities at the ecosystem scale in the

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carbon dioxide emissions by more than 400,000 tons annually, which is the equivalent of taking more than 70,000 cars off the road. Mojave and Colorado Desert regions of California. REAT is composed of California Department of Fish & Game, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and the California Energy Commission. The authors of this document include experts in desert ecology, conservation biology, and other fields pertinent to informing how to conserve natural ecological communities and species in the planning region. In this document, scientists are upfront about who wins in the battle between energy on one hand, and the environment and its wildlife on the other. Their goal is to minimize the damage. Taking into account this impending damage, their advice, in brief, is as follows: maximize use of already disturbed lands and avoid soil disturbance. According to the document, arid ecosystems are developed over millennia and cannot be replicated by human actions: Ecological impacts of projects that disturb the soil surface should be presumed permanent … The advisors strongly agree that increasing the U.S. and California supply of renewable energy can yield numerous environmental and societal benefits … and that California’s deserts have great potential for wind, solar, and geothermal energy

production. However, siting and developing renewable energy developments must be done carefully, guided by best available science, to avoid undue damage to fragile desert ecosystems. Despite a widespread perception that our deserts are relatively pristine and secure, many desert species, natural communities, and ecological processes are already severely stressed by myriad human-induced changes to the landscape ... Additional stress from direct and indirect effects of energy developments, in concert with a changing climate, portends further ecological degradation … This requires that the plan be developed and implemented incrementally in an adaptive management framework — with continuous monitoring and scientific evaluation to reduce uncertainties and improve plan actions over time. According to David C. Briery of BLM California Desert District External Affairs, “The Ivanpah Valley, in which ISEGS is located, certainly would not be considered pristine. The valley is traversed by Interstate 15, the Union Pacific Railroad, a multitude of transmission and pipe lines, and is home to a large fossil-fuel electric power plant, several large casinos, and ancillary businesses.” The entire Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Federal Process & Documents are online for public viewing and include a 50-page report on the project’s impact on the desert tortoise. Information can be found at http://www. blm.gov/ca/st/en/prog/energy/fasttrack/ ivanpahsolar/fedstatus.html. According to Brightsource, the Ivanpah project which counts NRG Solar, Google, and BrightSource as equity investors, will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 400,000 tons annually, which is the equivalent of taking more than 70,000 cars off the road. The nonprofit VOTE SOLAR puts it succinctly, “In short: the game is changing. Low prices bring new opportunities for scale, but bigger scale brings an entirely new set of challenges. Now is the time to push harder — but smarter — than ever on solar progress in this country.” Every mode of solar continues to be important if we want to avoid the alternatives. Linda Harmon is a freelance writer, artist, and community activist living in Ojai, California. Contact her at lhart412@ roadrunner.com or visit her website at www. highergroundart.com.


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(PACE continued from page 7) According to Crystal Miller, a paralegal Specialist with the FHFA office of General Counsel, the FHFA met requirements for publicizing this comment period by listing it on its own website. That court-ordered proceeding ended on March 26, 2012. Miller said consumers may still email comments to FHFA General Counsel Alfred M. Pollard at RegComments@fhfa.gov., including “RIN 2590-AA53” in the subject line of the message, but there is no guarantee they will be considered. The informational website where the seven-page notice of open comment was posted is: http:// www.fhfa.gov/webfiles/23073/77_ FR_3958.pdf. Taking another tact for support of PACE, the U.S. House of Representatives bill, H. R. 2599, or the Pace Assessment Protection Act, was introduced by New York Congresswoman Nan Hayworth. This bill had bi-partisan support when introduced and was referred to the House Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity in August, 2011.

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Crying in the Wilderness: Under the Outback Sky by Ernie Tamminga

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“I invite you to listen now and forever to the sounds of silence.”

y wife Alison and I are in the red desert of central Australia, near Uluru, the sacred, mountain-sized rock that used to be called “Ayers Rock” before it was relegated to Aboriginal ownership a few years ago and took back its proper name. We are not hiking in the desert (we did several hours of that earlier this day.) Rather, we are participants in a quintessentially civilized, organized event called, “The Sounds of Silence.” Each night, here, a busload of humans choose to be transported into the 50 kilometer desert between Uluru and Kata Tjuda from a very small nearby town. Out here in the open desert, between Kata Tjuda and Uluru, is an unlikely scene: about ten tables, each surrounded by eight chairs, and each set for an informal yet elegant outdoor dinner. And off to one side, a buffet area offers a wide range of meats, salads, and pastas. We have sipped wine as the sun went down below the distant desert horizon. We have talked with one another and met new friends, from a variety of countries, and we have just about finished our dinner. Attendants are moving from table to table, blowing out the candles, until the only lights left are a few subtle lanterns at the buffet. The young man who is the de-facto master of ceremonies for the evening calls for our attention, and he recites a short poem, which ends with: “I invite you to listen — now and forever — to the sounds of silence.” And at that moment the few remaining lights are extinguished.

And the only sound is a few stunned gasps, as all of us settle into the most perfect silence I have ever heard, as the incomprehensible vastness of this place washes over us. And as unutterable beauty often does, this moment moves me to tears, this silence, this sky of dazzling darkness, across its middle the great band of the Milky Way, with such an impossible number of stars that it forms a wide ribbon of granulated whiteness, within which is a visible shaped-darkness that the Aboriginal people have identified as a great cosmic bird. Never before in my life have I seen anything like this: a vibrant clarity of darkness, with a backdrop of so many, many, many stars as to give shape to the darkness itself. Where the native people have seen and named constellations of darkness, as we have seen and named constellations of stars (which they have also done). As I sit here in this infinity, sit out here on this outer arm of the Milky Way galaxy, my tears overflow silently. In this wilderness, I am crying.

Ernie Tamminga is a writer and Spiritual Director living in Santa Barbara. In Spiritual Direction he especially appreciates working with people who are striving to be “a person of faith in a world of faiths.” He holds a PhD in Cross-Cultural Religious Studies from UC Santa Barbara, and is on the teaching faculty of Stillpoint: The Center for Christian Spirituality (www.stillpointca.org). Ernie’s website is www. pointomega.com.


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Shakti Festival May 11-13 Joshua Tree Retreat Center Next month, embrace a one-of-a-kind opportunity to celebrate the Divine Feminine. Bhakti Fest, organized by The Center for Spiritual Studies, will kick off their festival with Shakti Fest Spring Ommersion May 11th-13th. The festival events, which start in Joshua Tree, California, and will go on throughout spring and fall, blend kirtan, yoga and conscious living. Next month features one uplifting weekend offering attendees a sacred space to participate in chanting, movement, meditation, ceremonies and community. With two yoga halls featuring more than 36 available classes, there will be plenty suitable for all ages and ability levels. Inspirational teachers including Shiva Rea, Sara Ivanhoe, Saul David Raye and many others that will take your practice to another level. World-renowned Kirtan artists such as Jai Uttal, CC White, Donna De Lory, Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band, and Wah will perform from nine in the morning until midnight, every day; the music will be sublime, passionate, and transcendental. There will also be a diverse selection of workshops from today’s spiritual leaders addressing topics of Aryuveda, Astrology, Asana (posture) Healing, Love, the Divine Feminine, Sound and Voice, Dance and more. Some of the presenters include Shiva Rea and Dimitri Velisarius, Lorin Roche, David Newman, and Mirabai Devi. Enjoy a vibrant, passionate, and creative community and join the heart-centered revolution at Bhakti Fest. For more information and tickets, go to www.bhaktifest.com. Call (866) 992-4258 or email info@bhaktifest.com. Discounted Early Bird tickets available now!

THRIVE, the movie According to Webster’s Dictionary, thriving is a condition of ultimate health and of vigorous growth; it means to be fortunate or successful. According to Foster Gamble, producer of the film Thrive, it’s our birthright. Like the Buddha, Gamble started his personal journey with a question: why is human life full of suffering and misery? In his quest for answers, Foster discovered the remnants of a geometric code found in the arts and mystic symbols of many ancient cultures. He and credible sources present evidence for these geometric patterns as representing what Foster termed the “torus” — a configuration of universal energy available around us. In order to learn the truth, he asked who stood to lose the most should human beings tap into this free and unlimited source. Then, he “followed the money.” This led him to a theory of a Global Domination Agenda, comprised of the energy cartels, the banks, governments, and a handful of families and concerns representing the 1% of the economic pyramid. I liked the film. Thrive is an ambitious and well-executed project of vast implications and multiple levels of connectivity. There are interviews with a number of credible experts on economics, health, sciences, engineering, physics, activism, biology, and medicine.


47 Credit is given to a handful of brave souls, the scientists and inventors like Nikolai Tesla, who dared to challenge the powerful energy cartels only to have their inventions confiscated and their reputations and lives destroyed. There’s even an extra-terrestrial component. For me, the elegant argument in favor of alien contact and its connection to free energy are the astonishing crop circle images. Over 5000 of these staggeringly complex phenomena have appeared since the 70’s. In Thrive, they are presented as proof of both the existence of free energy and the interference of world governments as co-conspirators on behalf of powerful energy companies. NASA engineers, Air Force pilots, and even astronauts lend credibility to the cover-up. See the movie. Thrive provides good food for thought. Still, for all its beauty and positive messages, it skates over the darker side of human nature. We are not going to be suddenly freed from ignorance, greed, wars, and anger just because the Federal Reserve Bank is dismantled, or the energy companies succumb to pressure and pour billions into free energy research and development. I think I still prefer the Buddha’s answer and solution: that suffering exists as a fact of life, and freedom from that suffering comes with training the mind, taking refuge in virtue, and being kind — that can change the world. The interactive website is most impressive and easy to move around in, and the movie can be downloaded and owned for a mere $5. www.thrivethemovie.com

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— reviewed by Sharon Hall

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Spirit Recovery: A SoulCare JOURNEY May 31 - June 3

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Joshua Tree Retreat Center Healing occurs within the context of relationships and is experienced first through our relationship with our self. This month, you can reconnect with your authentic being through SoulCare Journey, a three-day retreat at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. The goal of the program is to embody healing presence, generative listening, and the evocation of transformational story as core competencies of practice. Your time would include Soul Care circles, meditation, labyrinth walks, medicine wheel, chalice well ceremonies, an all night dreaming ceremony, drumming & rhythm, and shamanic breath work. Featured speakers include Joan Borysenko, Lee McCormick, Peter Amato, Gordon Dverin, Linda Star Wolf, Christine Stevens, Bradford Collins, Rami Shapiro and more. Joshua Tree Retreat Center is the oldest and largest retreat center in the Western United States; as an architectural landmark on a sacred site only two hours from Los Angeles, Joshua Tree is a truly magical place for you to begin your spirit recovery.

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Joan Borysenko

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Details on conference costs and rooms and meals options available on www.spiritrecovery.com. 24 CEs for professionals. Questions or help, call Gretchen: 615-557-5245.

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