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November - December, 2010

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Lifestyles ~ By Michele Botel

In a harmonious state, humans live in close contact with the elements of the natural world. In such a state, we may notice within ourselves the changing of the seasons. For example, our bodies crave more sleep in the long, dark hours of winter, and we are far more active during the longer days of summer.

Five Elements Theory expands on yin/yang philosophy to express our cyclical journey through peaks of high activity, decreasing activity, deep rest and receptivity, and gradual reawakening into high activity once again. Accepting these cyclical rhythms allows for the letting go of ideas that we are not doing enough in mid-winter, for example.

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Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood are the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine and each is associated with a particular season, a specific pair of bodily organs or functions, emotional states, and more. Winter is the season of the Water Element, which corresponds to the Bladder and Kidney organ meridians, pathways involved in maintaining the body’s fluid level and regulating saltwater balance. Kidney also influences all life processes and connects us to the teachings of our ancestors.

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The Water Element houses will and ambition, rules the spinal column, bones, teeth and marrow, governs sexual drive and reserve energy, and strives to harmonize the emotions of fear and trust. The associated sense organs are the ears. Imbalance in this element may manifest as back pain, sciatica, fatigue, ear problems, headaches, phobia, extreme emotional states, low sexual drive, and memory difficulties. Activities to nourish the Water Element include enjoying rest and introspection, spending time near water, completing projects to strengthen will, quieting fearful thoughts, caring for the back, and embracing a spiritual path to build trust (Arnold Porter, 1991). Recommended foods include beans, dates, fish, chicken, root vegetables, leeks, seaweed, ginger, and flax seed. This winter, enter the depths of the Water Element, release fear and have trust in what is discovered therein! Michele Botel has worked as a Registered Jin Shin Do® Acupressure Therapist since 2006, after achieving a Diploma of Acupressure with Outstanding Achievement from the Canadian Acupressure College in Victoria, B.C. You can reach Michele at mbotel@live.ca for information and booking or through the Let’s Move Studio.

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Issue #17

Accepting Abundance! By Therese Dorer

Our valley is experiencing a wonder of nature as we have millions of sockeye salmon returning home to the Adams River spawning grounds. Mother Earth has provided us with a superb example of abundance. These fish will feed the bear, fox, coyote, eagle and so many other animals that we share our land with. On a recent trip to visit the spawning grounds, my friends and I were also delighted by the number of Eagles we saw. There must have been 40 or more flying and sitting in trees surveying the valley with their pensive looks. For me, eagles are a symbol of seeing our world from a different perceptual state which allows us to see our world from a different vantage point. We can become preoccupied in our life with so many external distractions, television, world affairs, concern over family and friends, and life in general, that we miss the seasons and the gifts from nature that are being presented right on our doorstep. It is important to notice what is showing up upon the land we live on, and to connect to the messages that may be there for us. We are connected to this magnificent Mother Earth and she is the most benevolent provider for all of the necessities of life. She literally provides us with the food we eat, the clothes we wear and homes we live in; all of this is a part of the abundance that is Mother Earth.

creatures of nature would not be able to complete their life cycle. The sockeye are a wonder of nature and a symbol for me of perseverance and a reminder to not give up. They provide a wonderful example of trusting in intuition and knowing, as they swim their way home. We too can access our intuition as we journey through our lives, and this can help us to access our inner wisdom. In a time when we may be tempted to be worried about our future and the economy, I would suggest we take a moment to observe that before us is a grand example of abundance. To see the millions of fish that our valley has been gifted with should give us pause to be grateful and trust in the Universal Abundance that is there for us. It will be interesting what comes forth for us in 2011, but as we move into this New Year, it may serve us to be grateful for the abundance Mother Earth has shared with us in 2010. Workshops, Meditation CD’s Private Consultations 250-578-8437 www.crystalclearinsights.ca

A few years ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Peru where I studied with the medicine men and women there. In this ancient culture, the name for Mother Earth is “Pacha Mama”, and everywhere you go there is a reminder of the connection to this great provider. It is evident in their spirituality and jewelry; their textiles have stories of the connection to Pacha Mama woven into them, and the weavings tell stories of the Mountains or “Apu’s” as they call them. They also create beauty in their weavings about the star constellations in the sky at night, including the Southern Cross, and Milky Way. In this way, there is a constant reminder of our connection to the Mother Earth. There are also amazing ceremonies that are performed to honor the connection to the world that supports us as we live this journey of life. This spring I had the experience of visiting Stonehenge on the Salisbury Plain at sun rise. Standing among these magnificent stones gave me time to ponder how these gigantic stones came to be in this place and how they were transported there. Traveling is a wonderful way to explore the world and to expand our minds and sense of wonder; it also has helped me to appreciate what we have in our own magnificent valley here in Kamloops. The water ways of the Fraser River, Kamloops Lake, South Thompson River, Shuswap Lake, Adams River and Adams Lake are to be held in gratitude that they can support the journey of all of these sockeye salmon. Without the clean clear waters to swim in, these www.yogatreebc.com

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November - December, 2010

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Look and feel years younger

naturally... By Jennifer Larsen Health today is often about looking younger and more beautiful. There can even be societal pressures for beauty expectations that may be unrealistic to live up to. Initially this may be what motivates some people to pursue a Facial Rejuvenation Program, but the effects will be far more profound than simply improving one's appearance. Natural beauty radiates when the body and mind are healthy and balanced. In order to change one’s physical appearance, the body needs to be treated as a whole, from the inside out. Acupuncture has many health promoting whole body effects. To correct signs of aging, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture treats both local, and underlying root imbalances of each individual’s health and aging process.

Benefits of Facial Rejuvenation Treatments Constitutional: • Improves acne (caused by hormonal imbalance) • Helps menopause, perimenopause, PMS and other GYN issues • Helps sinus congestion and headache • Improves hyper- and hypothyroidism • Reduces symptoms of toothache, TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia, and Bell's palsy • Helps headaches (except severe migraine) • Treats diarrhea and constipation (most digestive issues) • Helps to eliminate edema and puffiness • Benefits eyes, ears and brain • Can help insomnia and dizziness • Helps depression and aids self-esteem

What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture? Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, also called Cosmetic Acupuncture, is a safe, non-surgical method effective in reducing the signs of aging. Hair-thin acupuncture needles are inserted in specific locations on the face, neck, ears, hands, and feet based on the principles of Chinese Medicine. Single use, disposable needles are placed in energy pathways (or meridians) that either begin, or end on the face, and work to balance the energy flow of a person’s body. A Certified Practitioner of Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture understands how to influence the signs of aging on the face, while also treating the underlying factors that contribute to the aging process. The treatments will improve your overall appearance and help bring forth your inner radiance.

Facial: • Improves collagen production and muscle tone • Helps reduce bags and sagging tendencies • Helps eliminate fine lines and diminish larger wrinkles • Helps reduce double chin and lift drooping eyelids • Improves metabolism • Tightens pores and brightens eyes • Increases local blood and lymph circulation • Improves facial color • Reduces stress and promotes total health and wellbeing

Acupuncture helps resolve blockages in the meridians so energy (qi) is free to move. Blood and qi will then have a better flow to the face to properly hydrate, nourish, and tone the skin while diminishing fine lines. Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture can erase 5-10 years from your face, with results apparent after just a few treatments. Facial Rejuvenation with acupuncture helps to naturally improve the Qi circulation of the whole body. Therefore nutrition and oxygen are able to reach the skin to eliminate and remove unwanted toxins. While the face is focused on in these treatments, it is important to understand that the whole being is addressed for balanced body, mind, and spirit health.

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November - December, 2010

WELLNESS is like a Wheel

By Cara Beckett

Wellness is more than simply physical health and the absence of disease. An easy way to realize this is to imagine a wheel of life, with spokes dividing it into sections. Dividing this Wellness Wheel into individual categories and assessing your level of wellness in each area, allows you to see exactly where improvements or interventions are needed. Most doctors, if not all doctors, today recognize that stress is the cause of many illnesses, and a contributor to even genetic illness. (Read the book, “The Biology of Belief” by Dr. Bruce Lipton for more information on how even your genes are affected by stress and your beliefs.) The Wellness Wheel is a useful way to assess the diverse aspects of your life and to find ways to bring any areas of deficiency into a more optimal level. Let’s imagine a wheel divided into categories: Energy Spiritual Social Family

Flexibility Freedom from Pain

This Wellness Wheel is an excellent tool to show just where wellness Cardio-vascular Fitness habits are causing problems. Take a look at the example below: Posture

Fulfilling Days

Mobility

Connections

Sleep

Self-Care Self-Esteem

Weight

Relaxation

Spiritual Social Family

Food Choices

Stress

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Mental Habits

Hydration

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The second wheel is nowhere near round. Again, if you can Stress imagine the Wellness Wheel as a wheel of life, turning throughout Mental Habits the days, it is easy to see that this person has a very bumpy ride. It Anxiety & Worry is also very easy to see where improvements need to be made (where Other Healing the lowest levels of the color are). In this example, we can see that this is a person who has challenges with flexibility, pain, posture, and tension As well, stress and hydration are also areas that could use improvement.

Breathing Hydration The Future Tension Toxins/Digestion

From the groupings of areas which need improvement, you can also tell which modalities might be most useful in helping this person improve their health. Without knowing why this person is in pain, you can see that posture and flexibility are also very low. It could be that yoga therapy, with its emphasis on aligning the body correctly, would be very useful for this person; perhaps along with some relaxation techniques to improve the tension score. Feldenkrais classes might also be useful. The energy score is also low, although food choices, breathing, weight, and cardio vascular fitness (which all affect energy) are at acceptable or good levels. You can then begin to look for reasons why the energy level scored so low; it may simply be that so much effort is going into holding off pain that no energy is left, or energy might be being drained by poor posture or stress. Stress management classes might also be helpful in improving energy. The Wellness Wheel is more than a simple assessment. It is a powerful tool to show where improvement is most needed. Cara has developed course and programs such as the Anxiety Protocol, Stress Resiliency, and Clearing the Way to Your Divinity, published several books, such as Making Powerful Choices and From Stress to Success and continues to work with client s who desire relief from inner turmoil along with increased performance. Although Cara is not a clinical counsellor, she has years of training in working with the meridian system of the body, and a number of variations of Energy Psychology, and is an ordained minister. Her approach reflects both her spirituality and understanding of the energy systems of the body, along with a total acceptance of the reality of a clients emotions.

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Treatment Availability Schedule Monday

10:30am -5 pm Reiki Kim Jensen

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9am - 12:00pm Acutonics (Vibrational Acupressure)

9am - 12:00pm Reiki, Herbalist, Reflexology Alexa Pongracz

9am - 12:00pm Reiki & Holistic Massage ReAnne Johnson

9am - 10:00am Acutonics (Vibrational Acupressure)

Karen Houghton

5 - 7:00 pm Stress Management Meditation Cara Beckett

Infrared Sauna

10am -1:00 pm Jin Shin Do (Acupressure Massage) Michele Botel

Karen Houghton

Other Practitioners and services available by appointment. 250-372-9642

10am -2:00 pm Jin Shin Do (Acupressure Massage) Michele Botel

Practitioners, Services and rates Acupressure Therapy with Michele Botel Acupressure Facial 1st session $65 Jin Shin Do $75/session Neck and Shoulder Release 1st session $10 Deep Breathing Release 1st session $50 -

Acutonics/vibrational acupressure with Karen Houghton $40/30min session

Assisted Meditation for Stress, Anxiety and Relaxation Mondays 5-6:30PM $15/ group session Life Coaching, Emotional Cleanse, Emotional Freedom Technique $90/90 minutes, 6 sessions/$500 Personalized Stress and Self-Esteem Programs 6 sessions of 90 minutes each/$500 Spiritual mentoring $50/session Whole-Life Wellness Assessments: Complementary

Reiki with Kim Jensen Usui & Karuna Reiki Master Practitioner & Teacher, Celtic Reiki Practitioner $60/hr

Registered Massage Therapist Jenn Johnson 30 minutes - $50 45 minutes - $75, 60 minutes - $90

Reflexology, Bodytalk & Holistic Massage with Terez Laforge $1 minute/30 minute min.

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Workshops

Yoga Therapy with Katrina Ariel

Holistic Massage and Reiki with ReAnne Johnson $50/hr

Benefits Relieves pain (joint pain, sore muscles, arthritis) Improves your immune system Detoxifies your body and your skin Improves your strength and vitality

Healing Pathway with Leanne Desmond-Coster by donation Touch for Health with Lee Clearwaters by donation

Holistic Massage with Shirley Bradley $60/hr

Holsitic Massage, Reiki, Reflexology with Alexa Pongracz

Stress Management Weekly Class: Mondays 5 - 6:30pm Explore Your Past Lives Thursday, Nov. 18, 7:30-9pm Self Acupressure: Sat. Nov 20, 9:30am - 6pm Crystal Bowl Full Moon Meditation: Nov 19, Dec 17 Knowing & Working with Your Spirit Guides Saturday, November 27, 10:00 to 2pm Meditation with Ajahn Sona: Nov 28, Dec 19 9:30am -12 Sacred Sound Meditation/Healing Sunday, Nov 21, Dec.12 11am -12pm Stone Therapy Certification Intensive: December 3 - 5

Holistic Massage $60/hr, Reiki $45/hr Reflexology $45 for 45 minutes to an hr

Practical Help for Anxiety, Stress & Self Esteem Saturday, December 4, 12:00 to 5pm

Herbal Consultations $30 for 30 min; $60 for 90 min

Core Connexion Movement Workshop: Friday, December 10th 6:45 - 9:45pm

Intuitive Reading with Michele Morrison Intuitive reading 1/2 hour session: $40/ 1 hr: $80 Intuitive reading & healing 2 hr: $100 Consultation & Deep Healing 2 hr: $100 Reiki session, chakra bablancing 1/2 hr: $30 1hr $60

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Issue #17

How To Keep Your Sanity And Health Through The Holiday Season By Katrina Ariel

Something in me has changed. I don’t usually look forward to the holidays, but this year I am. I think the biggest difference is that I’ve learned how to take care of myself and simplify my life to the point that I’m welcoming the pretty lights and gatherings of good people this time of the year brings, without any of the usual stress. “How do you get yourself in that frame of mind?” you might ask. Well, here are some suggestions: 1. Don’t Wait Till New Years To Start Your Resolution. You want to get in better shape, eat well, do more yoga, learn how to knit – whatever it is, don’t put it off until the New Year. You’re a lot more likely to actually make the changes you want if you start now and get into the habit. That way when the end of January rolls around and most people have already abandoned their resolutions, you’ll still be motivated and follow through because you’ve made it a part of your life. So whatever you want in your life, take a step RIGHT NOW to make it happen. Enroll in a yoga or fitness class. Dust off your guitar. Carve out the time for yourself and keep at it. You’ll feel better immediately!

6. Pamper Yourself. Some ideas: Take a bath, light some candles, put on soothing music, get a massage, curl up with a book and a cup of tea, or go to a Restorative Yoga class… Take care of yourself by bringing into your life more of the things that make you feel good and help you rest. 7. Connect To Your Core. There are so many things pulling at us that sometimes it’s easy to forget your own truth. Connecting to your core happens on every level – body, mind, and heart. Yoga and working out help you stay strong in your physical core, and also calm your mind and can bring you back to your heart if done with awareness. Meditation is one of the best practices to keep you sane and serene. Even a few minutes makes a big difference. These suggestions can make a world of difference when you weave them into your life. Just be consistent, and keep coming back to your breath. It will guide you back to your heart. Then everyone will be wondering how you stay so happy and peaceful amidst the festive frenzy. When they ask, just smile and invite them to your yoga class to see for themselves.

2. Simplify Your Schedule. Rather than commit to every event you’re invited to, only go to the ones that matter. Book yourself time off at least once a week. Write it on your calendar, and dedicate that day to something that feeds your soul and nourishes your body.

As a licensed Anusara-Inspired yoga teacher Katrina Ariel teaches profoundly playful yoga with therapeutic alignment. She is the dancing, laughing force behind the Yoga Fitness Boot Camp for Women, and also specializes in Yoga Therapy. Visit her blog at www.YogaWithKatrina.com

3. Stick To Your Practice. If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that skipping my yoga practice is a bad idea. I get irritable, uncomfortable in my body, and life in general becomes more difficult. Practicing yoga and working out clear your mind and keep your body happy.

“Empowering, playful, and profound!”

When you simplify your schedule, as above, make sure you block off time for yoga class or your personal practice. You’ll be much happier, and a lot more fun to be around. 4. Get Over The Gifts. My mother-in-law starts shopping for Christmas gifts in June. In a way, she’s smart because she spreads it out and doesn’t have to worry the week before. Personally, I don’t jive with the feeling of obligation and the corresponding stress that the tradition of gift giving has created in our society. If you really WANT to give someone a gift, do so. If it’s going to strain your budget, do up a hand-made card, invite them for a potluck, or just tell the person how much they mean to you. If you don’t want to (or are not in the position to) give gifts, then don’t. It’s the generosity that counts, and that has to come from the heart and can be expressed in many ways. 5. Eat Things That Nourish You. Make sure that the majority of your diet consists of nutrient rich foods that provide your body what you need to stay healthy and energetic. Keep in mind that sugar and alcohol do not help your immune system, and make your body work a lot harder. Over eating will likely make you feel pretty lousy. You know this already, so make a commitment to yourself to act accordingly. Don’t deprive yourself, but don’t binge either. Indulge in moderation.

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ATTUNEMENT:

The practitioner uses his or her sensitivity to energetically work with the vibrational field of the client to assist in activating a free flow of life energy between physical and spiritual dimensions.

A Sacred Healing Art and Spiritual Practice By Marylin Manderson

Overview: Attunement is a sacred practice that increases one's experience of the Source within. It sees the human body as a dynamic, self-healing expression of a deeper spiritual Self. Attunement acknowledges that each of us is a combination of Human, physical substance drawn from the earth, and Being, an invisible, animating life force. Inherent in Being is a wellspring of energy and specific purpose, yet the connection with our Beingness has been clouded by various experiences, including stress, conflict and disease. Attunement is a process of clarifying and deepening our connection with Being, so that a more vivid experience of wholeness, peace and abundant personal power is known. The practice of attunement enhances the experience of oneness and coherence, and gives rise to a sense that all of one's disparate parts are integrated into one vital Whole. Technique: The core technique of attunement is the sharing of a radiant energy current through the hands of the attunement practitioner. During an attunement the hands of the practitioner are held over areas of the body.

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The endocrine system of seven ductless glands is given specific emphasis. (Attunement notes the relationship between endocrine glands and the energy centers known as chakras.) Balancing the energy flow through these gateways, organs, body systems and energy meridians helps to bring health and well-being on very deep and fundamental levels. A practitioner may use Attunement in conjunction with other complementary modalities to support a client's experience. Living in Attunement The more attunement is experienced, the more it is lived. A person's consciousness becomes more highly attuned to an inner wellspring, a healthful radiance. The actions of daily living spring more naturally from deeper, life-affirming rhythms of the Self. The hands of the practitioner are doing more than simply balancing energy; they are the hands of love, guiding one through the internal landscape to a still place, an inner sanctuary, where the Authentic Self may safely grow, flourish and manifest in living. What will I feel? An attunement session lasts from 20 minutes to one hour, with the recipient either seated or lying down. Most people report feeling relaxed, at peace, and at ease. They also have a sense of being more in touch with themselves than usual. A range of perceptions and sensations may be experienced, e.g. falling into a state of deep relaxation, seeing colors, feeling heat/cold, tingling. As Attunement works on subtle energy levels, its effects may be felt in the hours and days following a session To summarize, Attunement: deeply relaxes and renews supports a healing process nurtures life transitions and change deepens your connection with Spirit or Source enfolds a person or situation about which you care allows you to let go more fully to the life current "The purpose of attunement is to establish alignment in the body mind and heart with the natural forces of being - alignment in the body with the forces of life from Source." Lloyd A. Meeker, Founder of Attunement. For more info see ad below:

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Honoring all Paths... Heaven on Earth

By Lana Graham

Can we create our own heaven on Earth right here, right now? If so, how do we do that? Well, one giant step would be to honour all people and their chosen faiths. If we can appreciate that there is only One Universal Presence and many paths to this Divinity, then we will have truly taken that step in the direction of Heaven on Earth. Does heaven on earth come from love, peace and honour? I think so! We can promote universal awareness of Life by acknowledging that all people and all faiths, come from the One, which we call Spirit or God or Allah or myriad other names for the Divine. It is this fundamental truth, the unifying nature of all Religious thought and experience, which we honour.

There are many other paths to the Divine. Do they all run parallel and have the same destination? Nothing is askew in the Universe. There is a reason for everything and it is all right and all good. Why should we demean the dignity of noble and beautiful souls, all creations of The One? There will only be deep peace between all of us, when our dialogue is inclusive and our hearts are open to the Truth with a capital â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tâ&#x20AC;?. We are all one as we make our way on our own unique paths. When we reach out with love and honour, our path becomes smoother and a little bit closer to heaven on earth. Lana Graham, President Centre for Spiritual Living Kamloops

- We pay respect to the Tao, honouring the universal path of harmony and equilibrium, The Natural Way - We pay tribute to the Shamanic Traditions, honouring the beliefs and practices of all indigenous peo ples; the way of Primal Spirituality. - We respect Hinduism, honouring the path of knowl edge, action, and devotion. - We honour Judaism, honouring the ethical path of living by sacred Law. - We pay tribute to all forms of Buddhism, honouring the Four Noble Truths and the path of compassion. - We revere all forms of Christianity, honouring the Christ Consciousness as the path of love. - We have reverence for all forms of Islam, honouring the path of submission to the will of God as the highest calling. - We honour all forms of New Thought, the metaphysical path of mental healing through the practice of universal spiritual principles.

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Yoga

Classes with

Elizabeth

Weekly classes: open for drop In or pre-register Tuesday 9-10:30am & 5-6pm All Levels Thursday 9-10:30am All Levels Thursday 12-1pm Beginners Thursday 5-6pm **this class is held at an

Owner and Director of Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Move Studio and Publisher of Yoga Tree Magazine, Elizabeth teaches a style of yoga certain to energize, strengthen and refresh you! Originally trained in Classical Yoga in India, Elizabeth now studies Vinyasa: Prana Flow Yoga with world-renowned teacher, Shiva Rea. All classes are fun and beginner friendly.

alternate location - please call for details

Studio Class Schedule November- December, 2010 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

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Thursday

Friday

yogakamloops@gmail.com

5:45 - 6:45 am Monday - Friday Yoga Fitness Bootcamp for Women Pre-register: www.yogawithkatrina.com Nov 29 - Dec 17 9:00 - 10:15 am Yoga Restorative Katrina

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga All Levels: Flow Elizabeth

9:00 - 10:15 am Yoga Anusara-Inspired Katrina

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga All Levels: Flow Elizabeth

11:00 - 12:00 pm

10:30 - 11:30 am Nia All Levels Natasha

Awareness Through Movement

Susinn 12:00 - 1:00 pm Yoga Beginners Tania

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga All Levels Marcia

12:00 - 1:00 pm Bellydance American Tribal Lucille

12:00 - 1:00 pm Yoga Beginners Elizabeth

5:30 - 6:30 pm Core & More Monica Please Pre-register

1:15 - 2:30 pm Parent and Baby Yoga - All Levels Tania

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60 minute classes Drop in $10 $37/ 4 week session $72/ 8 week session $105/ 12 week session $136/ 16 week session 5x Punchcard $48.75 10x Punchcard $95 90+ minute classes Drop in $15 $50/ 4 week session $96/ 8 week session $138/ 12 week session $176/ 16 week session 5x Punchcard $70 10x Punchcard $130

Sunday

4:30 - 6:00 pm Bellydance All Levels Shirley

5:00 - 6:00 pm Yoga All Levels: Flow Elizabeth

5:00 - 6:30 pm Bellydance Beginners Rosi

5:00 - 6:30 pm Bellydance Advanced Rosi

6:00 - 7:00 pm Bollywood Intermediate Bonnie

6:15 - 7:30 pm Yoga Anusara Inspired Katrina

6:30 - 7:30 pm Core & More Monica

6:30 - 7:30 pm Power Yoga All Levels Natalie

7:00 - 8:00 pm Nia All Levels Natasha

Class Prices

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1:00 - 2:30 pm Prenatal Yoga Tania

Classes are open for drop in and for beginners ANYTIME

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YOGA, DANCE & FITNESS CLASSES KAMLOOPS

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

5:45 - 645 am Monday - Friday YOGA FITNESS BOOTCAMP Katrina @ Let’s Move Studio Pre-Register!

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga: All Levels Elizabeth @ Let’s Move Studio

5:45 - 645 am Monday - Friday YOGA FITNESS BOOTCAMP Katrina @ Let’s Move Studio Pre-Register!

9:00 - 10:15 am

Anusara-Inspired Yoga: All Levels

Katrina @ Let’s Move Studio

12:05 - 12:55 pm Lunch Hour Yoga Christine S. @ The Mind Body Connection

10:00 - 11:00 am Pilates: Beginner Mat Class Christine W @ Body Control Pilates

12:00 - 1:00 pm Bellydance Lucille @ Let’s Move Studio

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Awareness Through Movement: All Levels Susinn @ Let’s Move Studio

12:30 pm Tuesdays & Thursdays Ai Chi: Beginners 1st class free: Audrey @ CB Wellness Centre

Deep Healing Restorative Yoga: All Levels

12:00 am - 1:00 pm Parent and Baby Yoga: All Levels Tania @ Let’s Move Studio 5:00 - 6:00 pm Yoga: All Levels Elizabeth @ Let’s Move Studio

5:00 - 6:30 pm

5:00 - 6:30 pm Yoga: All Levels Christine S. @ The Mind Body Connection

4:30 - 6:00 pm Bellydance: All Levels

Shirley @ Let’s Move Studio

12:00 - 1:00pm Pilates: Mat Pilates for Well-Backs Cassie @ EVOLVE Pilates Studio

12:30 pm Mondays & Wednesdays Ai Chi: Advanced Audrey @ CB Wellness Centre

5:30 - 6:30 pm Nia Natasha @ St. Paul’s Hall

5:30 – 6:30pm Core Power Yoga Natalie @ Nuance Dance Studio

5:00 - 6:30 pm Belly Dance: Beginners Rosi @ Let’s Move Studio

5:30 – 6:40 pm Power Yoga Amber H. @ St Andrews

Anusara-Inspired Yoga All Levels

6:15 - 7:30 pm

7:00 - 8:30 pm Ashtanga Yoga: All Levels Colleen @ St. Paul’s Hall

Awareness Through Movement

Susinn @ Nuance Dance Studio

7:00 – 8:00 pm Nia Natasha @ Let’s Move Studio

7:00 - 8:30 pm Prenatal Yoga Samantha @ The Mind-Body Connection

Katrina @ Let’s Move Studio 7:15 - 8:15 pm

Body Control Pilates 142 Victoria 250-320-BODY www.pilateskamloops.com Centennial Building Wellness Centre 153 Seymour 250-374-7383 www.cbwellnesscentre.com EVOLVE Pilates Studio 1361 McGill 250-372-7237 www.evolvepilatesstudio.com Hands On Health 103-1315 Summit Drive 250-377-7675 www.sacredbody.net KSOC: Kamloops Sport & Orthopedic Clinic 200 -1201 Summit Dr 18

Katrina @ Let’s Move Studio

12:15 - 1:15 pm Pilates: Beginner Mat Class Christine W @ Body Control Pilates

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Yoga: Beginners Tania @ Let’s Move Studio Releasing Stress & Meditation Cara @ Let’s Move Studio (Wellness Room)

9:00 - 10:15 am

7:00 – 8:10 pm Power Yoga Amber @ St Andrews 7:00 - 8:00 pm Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement

Colleen @ St. Paul’s Hall

Let’s Move Studio 925 McGill Place 250-372-9642 www.letsmovestudio.com Nuance Dance Studio 253 Victoria St. 2nd Floor St. Andrews 159 Seymour St. St. Paul’s Church Hall 360 Nicola St. The Mind Body Connection 253 Victoria St. 250-374-2748/ 250-374-5421 YM/YWCA: Downtown 400 Battle St. 250-372-7725

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THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

9:00 - 10:00 am Meditation: by donation Christine S. @ The Mind Body Connection

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga: All Levels Marcia @ Let’s Move Studio

10:15 am Pilates: All-Levels Mat Class Amber D. @ EVOLVE Pilates Studio

9:00 - 10:00 am Colleen @ St. Paul’s Hall

9:00 - 10:10 am Power Yoga Amber H. @ Downtown Kamloops Y

11:00 am - 12:00 noon Nia Natasha @ The YM/YWCA

9:00 - 10:30 am Yoga: All Levels Elizabeth @ Let’s Move Studio

10:30 am - 11:30 am Nia Natasha @ Let’s Move Studio

SUNDAY

Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement

12:00 - 1:00 pm Yoga: Beginners Elizabeth @ Let’s Move Studio 12:00 - 1:30 pm Yoga 50+ Christine S. @ The Mind Body Connection

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Prenatal Yoga: All Levels Tania @ Let’s Move Studio 7:00 - 9:00 pm Body, Breath & Bowls ($30) Must pre register by 3 pm Audrey @ CBWC

5:00 - 6:00 pm Yoga: All Levels Elizabeth @ KSOC 5:00 - 6:30 pm Yoga: All Levels Christine S. @ The Mind Body Connection 5:00 - 6:30 pm Belly Dance: Advanced Rosi @ Let’s Move Studio 5:30 - 6:30 pm Woga (Water Yoga) Starting Sept 21 Tuesdays & Thursdays Audrey @ CB Wellness Centre

WORKSHOPS Awareness Through Movement: Yoga with Tyson Saturday, November 27 1:00 - 3:00 pm and/or 3:00 - 5:00 pm By Donation (Dana) Tyson Bartel @ St Paul's Hall

Sundays 9:30 - 12 Nov 28 & Dec 19

Meditation with Ajahn Sona Let’s Move Studio: By Donation

8:00 - 10:00 pm , Nov 19, Dec 17 Crystal Bowl Meditations Terez Laforge @ Let’s Move Studio

6:00 – 7:30 pm Theraputic Yoga Brian @ Hands On Health

6:30 – 7:30 pm Core Power Yoga: All Levels Natalie @ Let’s Move Studio Alma Amber D. Amber H. Audrey/Alex Brian Cassie Christine S.

250-372-7237 250-372-7237 250-318-5370 250-374-7383 250-377-7675 250-372-7237 250-374-5421

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Christine W. Colleen

250-320-2639 250-377-7203

info@pilateskamloops.com colleenmadonnatobin@yahoo.com

Elizabeth Katrina Lucille Natalie Natasha Rosi Samantha Susinn Tyson

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HOW ARE YOUR THOUGHTS GUIDING YOU? By Michelle Morrison

Take a moment and listen to your self talk. What are the words you are saying to yourself inside your head? Do you offer yourself encouragement? Do you offer yourself support? Or do you offer yourself criticisms and doubts? Many people walk through their lives giving themselves a constant running commentary of negative self talk. You may have some favorite phrases that go through your head such as: it’s too late; what would people think; it is too hard; I’m not good enough; I’m not smart enough; things never go my way; it’s all their fault; they don’t understand etc. Right now is the perfect time to start noticing exactly what it is you are saying to yourself. Your thoughts are the most powerful thing that you have and are truly the only thing in this world that you have control over. When you really understand this, you can begin the amazing journey of directing your life in any way that you want. If right now you believe that life is always going against you, that you never get what you want, you’re right. You will not get what you want. You can feel powerless like you are being tossed in the waves and never able to reach the shore. Resentments, criticism, guilt and fear are some of the biggest reasons that hold people back from reaching their highest potential. We are excellent at self-criticism, when what we need to be is excellent at is self love and appreciation. If you believe that your life is joyous, it will be joyous and you will attract more joy. If you believe that your life is full of love, it will be full of love and you will attract even more love. No matter what you desire, your thoughts hold the key to reaching your goals. The great news is that no matter where you are at, it is the perfect place to start tuning into your thoughts and guiding them in the direction you want to go in. Each and every day is the perfect place to

start changing your thoughts and reaching for more positive thoughts. If you are not sure what to reach for, start with gratitude. By taking a few moments to think about what you are grateful for, you can turn even the worst day into something so much better. The first thing that you should be grateful for is you! You are a beautiful and miraculous human being. You are perfect, whole and complete. You are full of power, intelligence, wisdom and intuition. “The universe is constantly expanding” is a theory explained by the scientist Edwin Hubble. This theory is also true for you. Not only do you have the ability to constantly expand your own personal universe, but you also have the ability to benefit from a constantly expanding source of abundance, love and joy. By asking for something, you are not taking away from someone else because there is a never ending, inexhaustible supply in the Universe. So long as we sweetly guide our thoughts, more and more of what we wish will appear. We can begin to experience life as we imagine it. The universe is here to support you and truly wants you to succeed. So what thoughts and beliefs are limiting you? Are you willing to continue to allow those thoughts and beliefs to hold you back from living your best life? Each of us has so much to offer and so many gifts to share.There are endless possibilities and ways for each of us to do this in the world. Start with you. Start with your thoughts. Close your eyes and sit for a moment and imagine a warm glow in your heart. Visualize and feel the warmth of this glow as you allow it to spread through your entire body. Allow this feeling to begin to change the way you think and the words that you use when you talk to yourself. You are a beautiful, powerful and miraculous being! Michelle Morrison 250-682-8176 or email soulspa@telus.net

Meditation with Michele Gieselman Michele’s Intuitive Healing & Massage

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Meditation Nights on the North Shore 6 - 7:30 pm November 23, December 7 Cost $15.00 drop in #204-535 Tranquille Phone # 250-851-0966 www.yogatreebc.com

Meditation Mornings at Let’s Move Studio Healing 11am - 12 noon Bath Salts & November 16 & 30, December 7 Essential Available at the Cost $10.00 drop in office & at all workshops 925 McGill place intuitivehealing@telus.net Phone # 250-372-9642 www.intuitivehealer.ca Now available for Christmas Gift Giving!


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Healing & Wellness Directory

ACUPUNCTURE/ACUPRESSURE

FITNESS

Vital Point Acupuncture

Home Stretch Fitness 250.319.7890 Wendy Peterson Owner & Certified Fitness Professional: Your success is my passion! www.homestretchfitness.com wendy@homestretchfitness.com

Jennifer Larsen, R.Ac. #102-1120 8th Street 250-376-3070 www.vitalpoint.ca --

Wild Roots Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Clinic Dr. Andrea Hansen Women's Health, infertility, and pre and post-natal support, "Natural Fertility Awareness" Method dr.andreahansen@gmail.com 250-682-7289

HEALING & BODYWORK Alexa Pongracz CH: Frog Spirit Holistic Enterprses: Reflexology, Reiki, Chair Massage, Herbal Consultations, Intuitive Readings

Acupressure Therapy: Michele Botel

250-376-5124 or 250-318-0735 www.frogspirit.ca Because Life....is a Leap of Faith

Registered Jin Shin Do Acupressure Therapist, Shiatsu Massage Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master Individual Sessions, Workshops, Guest Speaking e-mail: mbotel@live.ca website: http://www.jinshindo.org Phone Let's Move Studio to book 250-372-9642

Body In Balance: ReAnne Johnson Reiki: Usui System of Natural Healing Relaxation & Healing Massage/Bodywork

BOOKS

by appointment at the Let’s Move Wellness Centre 250-372-9642

In-Home Service 250-573-1035 reannemj@yahoo.ca

When you think books…think second first! At Second Glance Books 448 Victoria St across from the Library- Downtown 250-377-8411 atsecondglance@telus.net

Centennial Building Wellness Centre Freeing the body in water: Aquatonics, WATSU, AI CHI, WOGA, AQUA JOGGING

Mystic Dreams: Your North Shore Metaphysical Store! Books, Tarot cards, crystals, jewelery, clothing, CDs, buddhas, statues, incense, candles & more! Tranquille Rd. Near Cowboy Coffee, North Shore www.mysticdreams.weebly.com

www.cbwellnesscentre.com 250-374-7383 Crystalline Heart of Akasha Tools and Attunements to Manifest Higher Frequencies in Light of the Evolutionary Ascension Process C.H.A@hotmail.com

CLOTHING/ACTIVEWEAR Downward Dog Fashions & Activewear BC made active wear from Skyler and Karma Athletics. Host a home party! Paula Purpur downwarddog@telus.net 250-377-3821

Dilpreet T, Heart Love Energy Healing Yuen Method (tm) Practitioner - in Kamloops Quantum Energy Healer 1-604-996-8255 heartlovehealing@gmail.com

COUNSELLING

HEALTH BY DESIGN Certified Nutritionist Melanie Pouliot, CNC 250-571-1932

Breath Integration Counselling Lynn Aylward 250-319-7364 Breath Integration, Counselling, Bodywork lynn@breathintegrationkamloops.ca

Individualized Nutri-Body® Assessments Certified Advanced PSYCH-K® Facilitator healthbydesign@telus.net www.nutritionmel.com

Inner Balance: Kevin J.E. Knight: Swedish Massage * Reflexology * Usui & Karuna * Reiki 250-320-4273

Emotional Cleanse - Detox Your Emotions! Deal with anger, fear, unwanted memories, romantic baggage and more Cara 250-554-7902 emotional.cleanse@gmail.com

Innovative Changes - Kim Jensen

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Usui & Karuna Reiki Master Practitioner & Teacher Celtic Reiki Practitioner

innovativechanges.com 250-376-6676

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTRES

HEALING & BODYWORK Marilyn Manderson, Attunement Practitioner A sacred healing art & spiritual practice Deepen your connection with Spirit or Source marilyn.manderson@shaw.ca 250-

Centennial Building Wellness Centre Freeing the body in water: Aquatonics, WATSU, AI CHI, WOGA, AQUA JOGGING

www.cbwellnesscentre.com 250-374-7383

Michele’s Intuitive Healing and Massage

Hands On Health: Therapeutic Yoga Classes Small group classes and 1-on-1 sessions Customized for you by a yoga therapist and a physiotherapist.

Workshops, Meditation, Healing bath salts & essential oils #2 - 231 Victoria Street Michele Gieselman 250-851-0966 intuitivehealing@telus.net www.intuitive healer.ca

250-377-7675 www.sacredbody.net

Let’s Move Studio Wellness Centre EFT, Coaching, Infrared Sauna, Massage, Psych-K, Reflexology, Reiki, Weightloss, Stress Management, Yoga Therapy & more www.letsmovestudio.com 250-372-9642

Michelle Morrison: Soul Spa Insights Intuitive Readings and Energetic Healing Usui Reiki Master and Shamanic Practitioner 250-682-8176 soulspa@telus.net

RADIO SHOW: Wellness Coaches With Audrey and Cara: Thursdays at 2PM Listen in to Kamloops' newest radio show on Holistic Health & Wellness! 92.5 FM The X

One-On-One Fitness and Massage Christine Karl: Personal Trainer Ortho-Bionomy, Shiatsu, Reiki Master. 250-320-9960

Sagesong Healing

Therese Dorer Crystal Clear Insights Spiritual Consultant - Private Consultations 250-578-8437 www.crystalclearinsights.ca

Leanne Fisher, BSc. IEHP Integrative Energy Healing Practitioner 250-320-3695 sagesonghealing@gmail.com

HOMEOPATHY

Suki Fox: Energy Worker Resonance Repatterning and Energy Work. Shift energy around any issue for individuals and groups. Quantum change made easy. Suki Fox (250)307-7301 suki.cherryville@gmail.com www.extraordinaryoutcomes.org/suki

Terez Laforge Yuen practitioner, certified Bodytalker, reflexologist and keeper of crystal bowls. 778-471-5598 or terez@shaw.ca

Hands On Homeopathy: Constitutional approach for acute and chronic concerns. With manual chi gong for maximum benefit. Brian Scrivener, Hands On Health,Tudor Village 250-377-7675 www.sacredbody.net

INTERIOR DESIGN Intuitive Interiors Design: Leah Zacharias color consultations, redesign/renovations, new home designs, complete project management, professional & reliable Phone: 250-376-8029 Cell: 250-572-1871 email: intuitiveinteriorsdesign@gmail.com

LIFE COACHING

Thai Massage, Feldenkrais & Yoga with Tyson Relax - Release Stress - Reduce Pain - Receive Pleasure Fully-clothed acupressure massage 'Yoga for Lazy People'

Kamloops Sessions By Donation1-250-226-6826 thaitouch@yahoo.com 1-250-265-3827 Wellness Practitioners Needed! For the Let’s Move Studio Wellness Centre Call for more information: 250-372-9642 email: yogakamloops@gmail.com Small workshop space available at very reasonable rent Call for more information – 250-372-9642

Advertise Here: Yoga Tree Magazine Kamloops’ favourite resource for wellness! 250-371-1938 www.yogatreebc.com www.yogatreebc.com

Beyond The Box Solutions...experience lasting change: Powerful processes for alligning you with your deepest desires Brenda Falk: Certified Visionary Coach: beyondthebox@live.ca Private & Group Presentations 250-852-1012

Body Mind Spirit Coaching: Marlena Field, PCC, CPCC Professional Certified Coach: Learn to trust your body's wisdom as you face challenges and make decisions. www.BodyMindSpiritCoaching.com marlena@bodymindspiritcoaching.com 250-851-0145 Cara Beckett: Wellness & Life Coach Upcoming wellness program for chronic pain. Weight management and stress management classes at Let's Move Mondays & Wednesdays 250-554-7902 emotional.cleanse@gmail.com 23


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Vera Stark: Certified Emotional Life Coach, Transformational Healer, EFT Practitioner, Heart Resonance Therapy Practitioner www.emotionallifecoaching.com vera@emotionallifecoaching.com 250-375-2307

Family Guidance System : Gerrianne Clare MN Navigate through the chaos of raising kids while doing everything else 250-434-5132 gclare@familyguidancesystem.com www.familyguidancesystem.com

NATUROPATHIC DOCTORS Dr. Melissa Bradwell, ND Full Naturopathic services: Acupuncture and IV Therapy 735 Victoria Street 250-374-9700 www.naturopathkamloops.com

NUTRITION Highridge Health & Wellness Focusing on Regenerative Nutrition, Healthy Aging and Peak Performance. Kenna & Geoff McKenna-Andrew 250-573-2533 www.geoffmckennaandrew.myunivera.com

Musings and Mud Coaching Studio Create the thoughts and actions that get you where you want to be. Janet L. Whitehead, Certified Professional Life Coach 250 376-8402 janet@musingsandmud.com www.musingsandmud.com

BALANCED HEALING - offering: Chakra Healing & Balancing - Susan Chambers 250-392-3850 home 778-961-1000 cell asuechambers49@hotmail.com

ORGANIC FOOD Heartland Quality Foods Co-op Local! Eggs, cheeses and naturally raised beef, lamb & pork, vegetables, fruits, pastas & breads. Drop ins Welcome - #6-177 Tranquille Rd 250-376-6643 marla@fnala.com

MASSAGE THERAPY: REGISTERED

Marla Ronnquist, Black Creek Ranch

Darlene Fair, RMT, RYT: Cranial Sacral, Vis-

Beef with no hormones, no additives, and a stressfree lifestyle. Locally grown for the 100 Mile Diet 250-376-6643 #6-177 Tranquille Rd marla@fnala.com

ceral Massage, Energetic Healing, Myofascial Release and Unwinding. Aberdeen Chiropractic Clinic 372-2002 #202-1150 Hillside Dr. www.acckamloops.ca

Jenn Johnson, Registered Massage Therapist Pain management, stress reduction, injury prevention and rehabilitation Columbia St, Kamloops 250-374-6178 www.JennJohnsonRMT.com Norm Eisler, Registered Massage Therapist Hands on Health 250-377-7675 Tudor Village, Clock Tower, # 103 - 1315 Summit Dr., Kamloops upsidedownfrownclown@hotmail.com

PARENTING Kamloops Momma Magazine The free magazine for local moms… and dads too! info@kamloopsmomma.com www.kamloopsmomma.com

PHYSIOTHERAPY Focus on Health Physiotherapy Erna Stassen BSc. PT. Registered Physiotherapist Advanced PSYCH-K™ facilitator, Balance Mind, Body

MEDITATION

& Emotion. Pool therapy and home visitswww.focusonhealthbc.com 250-682-4477

Experience the Benefits of Meditation! Come and learn or practice with us. Shambhala Meditation Group of Kamloops 433b Lansdowne St. (above Frankly Coffee). Free. Meditation instruction offered. Thursdays 7:00 pm & Saturdays drop-in 12:00-1:00pm www.kamloops.shambhala.org or phone Evelyn 573-5519 or Liz 376-4224. Crystal Bowl Meditation with Terez Laforge: Friday evenings closest to the Full Moon at Let’s Move Studio Contact Terez for info 778-471-5598

Hands On Health Clinic: Spirited, manually oriented, professional care for your health concerns. Physiotherapy, massage therapy, homeopathy, therapeutic yoga. Tudor Village, Kamloops 250-377-7675 www.sacredbody.net

PILATES Body Control Pilates 250.320.BODY (2639)

Christine Waterman: Building strength from the inside out. Mat & reformer classes, privates and semi-privates.

Meditation from the Birken Forest Monastery with Head Abbot Ajhan Sona at Let’s Move Studio Meditation, potluck and Q&A Sundays: Sept 19, Oct 24 Nov, 28 9:30am-12:00 info: globalheartwarming@telus.net 250-314-9550

#202-142 Victoria St. www.pilateskamloops.com EVOLVE Pilates Studio 250-372-7237 Cassie Marchuk: Change the way you work out! Achieve improved posture, balance & strength. Reformer/mat, Personal Training/ post rehab

MIDWIFERY & CHILDBIRTH Mighty Oak Midwifery Care Personal, professional, woman-centered maternity care. 250-377-8611 www.mightyoakmidwifery.ca 24

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

REAL ESTATE

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure: Workshop Learn a 25-point self-acupressure pattern to relieve tension from headaches, sore back, neck & shoulder pain, and more! Includes learning materials, fun, interactive setting, potluck. Sat, Nov 20, 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, Let's Move Studio Wellness $125/person. Please pre-register by Nov 13th. mbotel@live.ca To book appointments or register for workshop: 250-372-9642

Helping You Make Healthy Moves Theresa Takacs - Century 21 Desert Hills Realty Ltd. 867 Victoria Street 250-682-3232 theresa.takacs@century21.ca www.theresatakacs.com

ROLFING

Explore Your Past Lives with Alexa Pongratz Have you lived before? Explore your past lives and bring that experience forward to benefit the life that you are in now. $25.00 Thursday, Nov. 18, 7:30-9pm at Let’s Move

Lynne Kraushar, Certified Rolfer #6-231 Victoria St. 250-851-8675 www.rolf.org

Yoga Boot Camp Food Bank Fundraiser:@Let’s Move Studio Sat, Nov. 13 10-11:15am All levels welcome, no yoga experience necessary. Non-perishable food items (including pet food) and/or

STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION Rolf Method of Structural Integration Tamara D. Duncan, Certified Practitioner 250-819-9300 tamaraduncan@shaw.ca www.rolfguild.org

monetary donations are much appreciated!

Sunshine Sunday Yoga with Katrina: Sunday, Nov. 14 9:30-11:30am. Sunshine Sundays are a full spectrum practice, including playful asana, restorative yoga, meditation and breath work. $20 advance, $25 @ the door

Full Moon Group Meditations with Crystal Bowls at Let’s Move Studio. Fridays: 8-10pm Nov 19, Dec 17 $10 admission

SUNDAY SERVICE Centre for Spiritual Living Change Your Thinking...Change Your Life

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Sundays: Meditation 10:00 am Celebration 10:30 am

with Audrey Meuse & Friends: Tibetan Bowls, Crystal Bowls, Harp, Gongs, Toning & more Sundays: 11am -12 $15. Nov 21, Dec.12 @let’s move studio

540 Seymour Street 250-314-2028 www.cslkamloops.org a

Ordinary Miracle: A Sunday Service for All 10:00 am Nov 14, 28 # 204 - 535 Tranquille Road 250-554-6707 Evening Candlelight Service 7:00 pm December 19th

Awareness Through Movement: Yoga with Tyson Saturday, Nov 27 1-3pm and/or 3-5pm Attend one or both classes by Donation (Dana) 1-250-226-6826 1-250-265-3827 thaitouch@yahoo.com St. Paul's Hall.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Kamloops Freedom of religious thought Sunday services, Children's programs, Social and Environmental Projects www.uukam.bc.ca

Knowing and Working with Your Spirit Guides Become aware of your spirit guides. Saturday November 27th, 2010 at Let’s Move in the Wellness Room 10am to 2pm. $65 with Michelle Morrison (250)682-8176 soulspa@telus.net

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Meditation in Daily Life With Head Abbot Ajhan Sona from the Birken Forest Monastery: Meditation, potluck and Q&A Sundays: Nov, 28, Dec 19 @ Let’s move Studio 9:30am-12:00 BY DONATION 250-314-9550 info: globalheartwarming@telus.net

ACUTONICS TUNING FORKS Applied to acupuncture points for vibrations of wellness for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual Self. Trinity Sound Therapy Karen Houghton, BSW* Certified Acutonics Instructor 250.280.4285

Acutonics, Sound Bath, Watsu with Tibetan Bowl Harmonics www.cbWellnessCentre.com 250-374-7383 Audrey Meuse

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS Spirit Doll Wisdom: Join us for this transformational Spirit Doll workshop and feel the Spirit of your business, relationships or life flow through you with new clarity and power. 250-851-0145 www.SpiritDollWisdom.com marlena@spiritdollwisdom.com

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Stone Therapy Certification Intensive December 3 - 5. 2010 @let’s move studio The Original Stone Therapy Certification course in BC since 1999 in Hot Stone Massage Training. Designed for massage therapists, SPA professionals & energy workers. Stone Therapy is a type of thermotherapy, using deep penetrating heat from smooth basalt rocks and alternating cold from marble stones. www.stonetherapyschool.com Nina Gart 778-355-5440

Practical Help for Anxiety, Stress & Self Esteem with Cara Beckett at Let’s Move: Practical ways to reduce stress and anxiety while improving self-esteem. Pre-registration is preferred to save your spot. Call 250-372-9642 to register. $47. Saturday December 4, 12-5pm

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Yuen Energetics™ Comes to Kamloops

Core Connexion Movement Workshop With Cornelis Brink @let’s move studio $20 pre-register 778-472-3537 come with a friend $25 for both of you! Friday, December 10th 6:45 - 9:45 pm

Yuen Energetics™ technologies are the cutting edge of non-traditional medicine, involving non-medical corrections, hands-off therapy with rapid helpful results. This therapy works harmoniously with Western medicine.

connect with our aliveness at the core! www.coreconnexion.net

RADIO SHOW: Wellness Coaches With Audrey and Cara: Thursdays at 2PM Listen in to Kamloops' newest radio show on Holistic Health & Wellness! 92.5 FM The X

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Yuen Energetics™ works on the premise that our physical bodies are a complex network of interwoven energy fields and circuitry. Yuen Energetics finds the weaknesses that cause energy blockages, deficiencies and excesses and corrects them. Corrections can be in the areas of health, learning, wealth, work, communications and peak performance. When you see a Yuen Energetics practitioner, he/she will be looking for all the areas of weakness that cause your difficulty.  These weak areas are corrected, and often strengthened on the spot in the session.  Because Yuen Energetics deals with limitless concepts {all of the causes of weakness or disease} it achieves results very quickly. How does this possibly happen you might ask? For demonstration purposes we would use muscle testing to detect where the weakness is and then energetically call in the correction. Yuen Energetics does distance work over the phone. In fact this is the common practice these days.

Bikram Yoga The Hottest Yoga in Kamloops! 250.819.yoga(9642) 340 Victoria St. www.bikramkamloops.com Grounded and Sound Yoga with Tania McCartney Pre/Post Natal and Beginner Hatha at Let's Move Studio Hatha Yoga for Every Body! 250-572-1668 tania.mccartney@gmail.com www.groundedandsound.ca Kamloops Hot Yoga Yoga for your Whole Family

On a personal note, I had a correction for snoring in April 2010 and it is still holding. In June I had a session for dry eyes, a medically diagnosed condition, and overnight my eyes re-established their normal fluids. My sessions were done over the phone with practitioners in the prairie provinces because that was who was available. Yuen Energetics practitioners are available in Kamloops and across Western Canada.  Sessions can be done in person or via the telephone.  Local practitioners are  Christie Grant  at 250-372-7381, Dilpreet T. at 604-996-8255 and Therese Laforge  at 778-471-5598. Therese wondered as a child about our power to regenerate our bodies. Now she pursues the multiple paths of alternative energy medicine. Therese sees well timed, quick acting methods available now to serve our needs for wellness and health. She challenges herself to let go of limitations and trust that she is capable of so much more health on all levels.

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Aromatherapy Recipes Aromatherapy Blend for Stuffy Nose Ingredients: 15 drops Eucalyptus Oil 13 drops Pine Oil 2 drops Peppermint Oil

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Directions: Blend the oils together in a clean dark-colored glass container, preferably one with a built-in dropper insert. Apply 2-3 drops to a cotton ball and inhale occassionally to help clear a stuffy nose. If you have allergies to Pine, substitute for either Ravensara or Cedarwood.

YOGA THERAPY Optimal Health with Optimal Alignment Katrina Ariel ~ 250-374-6493 Freedom from pain through empowerment. www.YogaWithKatrina.com gaiayoga@gmail.com

Psoma Yoga Therapy: Donna Martin 635 Victoria St. 250-374-2514 hakomiway@gmail.com www.reflectivepresence.com www.donnamartin.net www.hakomi.ca

Room Diffuser: Use this blend when everyone in the household seems to be coming down with something. Ingredients: 15 drops Clove Bud Oil 15 drops Cinnamon Oil 10 drops Ravensara Oil 10 drops Rosemary Oil Directions: Blend the oils together in a clean dark-coloured glass container (5-10 ml size), preferably with an orifice reducer. Put 10-20 drops in a diffuser or same amount in a mister with a spray pump.

Sacred Body Yoga Therapy for Body & Soul Explore your physical, emotional and spiritual issues. Certified Yoga Therapy Practitioner: Brian Scrivener, Hands On Health 250-377-7675 Tudor Village, Kamloops www.sacredbody.net

Aromatherapy Bottles and spray bottles can be purchased at any health food store or through Global Goddess Aromatherpy @www.globalgoddess.ca Ellen Huggett ellen@globalgoddess.ca www.globalgoddess.ca By Ellen Huggett

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TRANSFORMATION GROUP

Book Review:

By Arlene Soloman

Broken Open How Difficult Times Can Help Us to Grow By Elizabeth Lesser A few months ago, a friend loaned me “Broken Open”, saying, “I think you’ll like this read!” and of course, she was right. It was while visiting a small shop, many years ago, in Jerusalem, that the author, Elizabeth Lesser’s journey of self realization began. In deep pain and confusion over her crumbling marriage she had ducked into a small dusky shop, only to be compassionately greeted by an elderly Islamic man and his son. Sensing her pain, the older man lead her past a pile of Persian rugs on the floor, to a small painting, of a rosebud, hanging at the back of the shop. Beneath the lovely painting were these words: And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud Was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. The time had come for Elizabeth’s emergence into her own strength and personhood. In the course of the book, she tells of her heart opening, rewarded with the ensuing healing and feeling of self-empowerment. As the co-founder of Omega Institute, the world’s largest centre for spiritual retreat and personal growth, she has been witness to the circumstances of transition and change in many lives. The reader is quickly drawn in to the beautifully documented stories of these lives. Through Elizabeth’s humorous insight and wise guidance, one is offered the tools needed to face the unexpected challenges that life presents. This book is immensely readable. Her passages and stories about children and parenting are down to earth and honest. Section titles include ‘The Call of the Soul’, ‘The Shaman Lover’, and ‘The River of Change’. Birth and death are covered honestly and sensitively. Many of the short chapters stand alone and don’t need to be read in sequence. She ends “Broken Open” with the appendix, entitled: Toolbox. Within these pages she includes meditation instructions and advice on working with therapists and healers. “Broken Open”, is one of those comfortable, entertaining, and life changing books that has us dipping into the lives of others and seeing mirrored the richness of our own trials and adversities. Elizabeth Lesser has gifted us with valuable keys to our own emergence as strong, confident and vital human beings. Arlene Soloman is an avid reader of books and magazines which raise the consciousness of humankind. She is also a good friend of "The Yoga Tree". arlenes@telus.net. 28

PURPOSE OF THE TRANSFORMATION GROUP To facilitate individual and collective transformation, and to help bring forth the reality of the divine on earth. WHAT IS A TRANSFORMATION GROUP? A transformation group is a group of individuals that meets regularly over a period of a number of weeks with the shared purpose of accelerating individual and collective spiritual transformation. The magic of a transformation group is a simple but powerful format, and its ability to establish and sustain a strong covenant and culture of transformation based on the spirit of love. FORMAT, CONTENT AND DURATION The transformation groups meet once every two weeks, for 90 minutes or so. The first half of the meeting is typically devoted to connection building using an opening sanctification, a transformation check-in time, story telling and appreciation time. Following this, there is a consideration of inspirational material and/or an experiential exercise based on such material. In many locations these groups go for a number of months, with some ongoing for years. A COVENANT OF TRANSFORMATION A key aspect of a transformation group is a basic covenant of transformation entered into by the individuals in the group. This can be stated as a commitment, intent or prayer to express the true character of love in one's living, no matter what arises. This simple but powerful intent, however articulated by the individuals, forms the foundational agreement and spirit of the transformation group. To personally hold the intent to express the truth of love no matter what arises, is a powerful transformational act. To share and be true to that intent together with others is an extraordinary act which favors Love's increase on earth. Many have found the sharing and following through with such a covenant of spirit and love thrilling and alive-changing. Would you be interested in sharing this possibility? IF INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE You are welcome to join for one session, a few sessions, or to commit to participate for a longer duration. The sessions will be held at the home of Marilyn Manderson, 4985 Westsyde Road, beginning on Tuesday, January 11th. 2011 at 7:30 p.m. Phone: (250) 579-9444 or email marilyn.manderson@shaw.ca. The sessions will be every second Tuesday evening. Please feel free to contact Marilyn by phone or email to register, or for further information. WHAT IS TRANSFORMATION? These transformation groups are occurring in the context of a key premise: that human beings are already perfect angelic beings whose outer capacities may have fallen asleep, or may have been temporarily scarred in some way. On that basis, spiritual transformation is the awakening and transformation of the outer human capacities to accommodate the already present angelic being. Thus, the transformation groups are dedicated to facilitate the coming forth of the angel in each one. The end result will be Love's fuller emergence on earth. Group Coordinator: Marilyn Manderson is retired from nursing and has had a keen interest in the process of Transformation, and in the practice of Attunement, an energy healing modality, for over thirty years. She offers Attunement at her home, and is a teacher of Attunement. She lives in a quiet country setting which lends itself to a deepening connection with Source, and an appreciation of the beauty of the natural world. marilyn.manderson@shaw.ca and (250) 579-9444

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Willows

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Many people have an affinity for willows. As a name, Willow almost fills the mouth with winds and gentle rustlings. Who could ever forget a summer leaning against the trunk of an ancient willow tree and listening to the riverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s song? As well, willow is almost synonymous with water. Willow is a healer of the spirit, the soul and the body. To the ancient Druids, willow was a sacred tree. It was also one of the seven sacred trees of the Irish and is considered sacred to the White Goddess. For the Native American, the willow tree supplied a medicine and a wood that was used for many purposes including smoking salmon and drying meat. Old wood was used to start fires and was even called the match wood. It is willow with its bendable qualities that is used to make the childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first dream catcher; bendable like children are. Some Native tribes regard it as a Grandfather, an elder, someone to give advice and be listened to. Throughout our history, willow has served a noble purpose but perhaps its strongest and most auspicious strength is that of a healer. In 400 BC Hippocrates of Kos recommended a tea be made from the bark of the willow tree for fever, pain, and labour. The active substance in this juice, which does ease pain, is salicylic acid. Used for centuries, willow became the aspirin we know today after Friedrich Bayer a weaver and a dyer who actually worked with the first coal tar dyes (before that they were always made from organic sources) passed away. Bayer passed in 1880, and in 1897 Felix Hoffmann, a chemist, was experimenting with a waste product of one of the dye components to try and find relief for his fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rheumatism. Hoffmann ended up chemically synthesising a stable form of salicylic acid powder. This compound became the active ingredient in Bayerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pharmaceutical product the aspirin. Thus, the benefits of willow are available in a small white pill or from the strands of tree bark. According to Culpepperâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Complete Herbal, the moon owns the willow tree. The leaf, bark and seeds are used to stench the bleeding of wounds. Bruised with pepper and drunk in wine leaves helps the wind-colic. Willow can be used to stop a fever, although in certain cases children should not use willow for that purpose. Willow is also wonderful for headaches; about a teaspoon of the bark to a cup of water. Willow has been used to relieve toothaches, cold, flu, fever and gout. It is also used to help with carpal tunnel syndrome and to protect from heart attack, stroke, and colorectal cancer. A lovely tea can easily be made using willow. (If you are, for some reason, allergic to aspirin you may want to avoid this willow remedy. Also children with fevers should not be given willow because it can yield consequences. Instead try yarrow.) Willow is a tad bitter when brewed and you may need to experiment to find the right taste for you. Where the tree is from, the amount of water available, and the time of year willow is gathered can all have an effect on the strength and the taste of the tea. Also, stay away from trees which have been treated with pesticides. One tea I like to make with willow is this: Ginger â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 tsp Willow â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 tsp Lemon Balm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 tsp Peppermint â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 tsp Never boil the mixture; just pour boiling water over the combined herbs, and enjoy. This tea makes the best use of the willow without the overpowering taste. Aspirin or its herbal equivalents should not be given to children with colds. When children take aspirin like drugs for viral infections there is a chance they can develop Reyeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s syndrome, a potentially fatal condition that damages liver and brain. P.171 The Green Pharmacy, James A. Duke PH.D. Alexa Pongracz CH: Frog Spirit Holistic Enterprses 250-376-5124 or 250-318-0735www.frogspirit.ca

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Stress Management Weekly Class: Mondays 5 - 6:30pm Explore Your Past Lives Thursday, Nov. 18, 7:30-9pm Self Acupressure: Sat. Nov 20, 9:30am - 6pm Crystal Bowl Full Moon Meditation: Nov 19, Dec 17 Knowing & Working with Your Spirit Guides Saturday, November 27, 10:00 to 2pm Meditation with Ajahn Sona: Nov 28, Dec 19 9:30am -12

Infrared Sauna, Massage, Healing, Yoga Therapy, Reiki, Reflexology, Physiotherapy, Coaching and more. Call to book an appointment. 250-372-9642

Sacred Sound Meditation/Healing Sunday Nov 21, Dec.12 11am -12pm Stone Therapy Certification Intensive: December 3 - 5 Practical Help for Anxiety, Stress & Self Esteem Saturday, December 4, 12:00 to 5pm

925 McGill Place, Kamloops Sunmore SPA Building

Core Connexion Movement Workshop: Friday, December 10th 6:45 - 9:45pm

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Yoga Tree Magazine November 2010  

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