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Monday February 19  7:00-8:00pm
Meditation Workshop with Tom Spector, PhD

Tom’s Meditation Workshop is for everyone, even people who believe they could never meditate.  Learn techniques to calm your busy mind and experience your precious Inner Being.  Some healing techniques will also be presented.  Tom is internationally regarded as a refreshingly effective meditation teacher.  His teachings are clear and easy to follow.  They combine profound meaning with light humor.  Participants regularly enjoy the benefits of meditation.  Many have life-transforming experiences.

 

Tom began meditating in 1968 while enrolled in a highly selective, intense graduate program at Yale University.  He was struggling not only with the curriculum, but also with anger and a battered down self-esteem.  Meditation clarified issues and elucidated the paths forward.  Tom then completed the full PhD Program in record time.  He has been teaching meditation and healing since 1976. Tom’s book, Our Two Gardens: How to Cultivate Healing and CD, Meditation and Healing, will be available at a discount.

 

Tom lives in North Carolina with his wife, Joanna, who teaches yoga at their studio. Learn more about meditation and yoga at www.hathahouse.com.

 

JeannieTuessday February 20  7:00-8:00pm
“You Are Psychic”
FREE mini-workshop with Jeannie S. Whyte

What would you say if you could experience your own psychic and intuitive insights at-will? That’s exactly what you will do at this exciting presentation by Jeannie S. Whyte. She has taken 40 years of experience and created proven and safe techniques that jump-start your psychic skills. Through this interactive demonstration, you will learn from this amazingly talented psychic and spiritual teacher. What you will learn are experiential practices to jump-start your intuitive and psychic abilities. Intuition is your wise teacher and inner GPS. Once you switch it on naturally, you know the truth in any situation. So come out discover how your intuitive insights show up for you.

Jeannie is also a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur with over 20 years experience. She has been on her spiritual journey for 40 years. Her spiritual journey began at the age of 28 when she began hearing an insistent message, which kept asking her to find out what she came here to do. This message also propelled her into studying a diversity of religions and reading thousands of books. Her endless curiosity led her to topics ranging from metaphysics to science, to self-help and consciousness. Jeannie’s first experience with sensing other presences happened in 1979 – after many months of dedicated meditation and inner work.

She found that she could not only communicate with those in spirit but also with the realms of the Ascended Masters and other Light beings. Since that time, Jeannie has dedicated herself to building a coherent system that includes classes in intuitive development and mediumship, channeling messages from the Ascended Masters and empowering others to access their intuitive gifts. Today’s Jeannie’s classes, workshops and services offer definitive proof that she’s figured out what she came here to do! Messages form the Other Side and Q&A: For a full description of Jeannie’s workshops, classes, and other services, visit her website at: http://WhyteLightCenter.com/Services Classes, etc. are held in Raleigh and may also be accessed on-line.

 

Wednesday, February 21 7 – 8:30 PM
Introducing Holotropic Breathwork :Safe extraordinary states work with
the potential for healing

Bob has been facilitating Holotropic Breathwork sessions since 1993 and is certified by the founding group GTT. Holotropic Breathwork is a natural, safe technique to expand awareness and access extraordinary states of consciousness. Indigenous cultures have used extraordinary states for healing throughout the ages. Reports of healing, self-discovery, inner peace, and transformation often occur with this process.

Developed by Dr. Stanislav Grof, this highly experiential process combines deep relaxation, enhanced breathing, evocative music, expressive/integrative bodywork, art, and group process. We will talk about the process and how the psyche seems to “select” the experience which evolves to teach us. We will discuss the myriad of experiences, the unlimited nature, and the benefits.

Bob graduated from UNC-CH 1971, worked in business and began to explore spirituality and consciousness in 1991. He has taught meditation, yoga, stress management and massage therapy.

His global travels provided him insights and openings to himself which he willingly shares with others. He is a licensed massage therapist, an approved provider for continuing education for massage therapists, and a certified consultant/instructor of Touch for Health. His love of nature is displayed at his retreat in Mebane, North Carolina where he lives and hosts workshops in Holotropic Breathwork. www.holoquest.org (the search for wholeness)

 

Beth BThursday February 22 7:00-8:00pm
The Gift of Grief – Honoring the Experience with Beth Burke

Numb? Emotional highs and lows? Disrupted sleep patterns? Is this a loved one? Is it you? • Incomplete recovery from grief can hinder us in many ways • Come learn about the issues and the solution • Specific actions help to accept loss and complete the grieving process.

This presentation is an introduction to the Grief Recovery Method®. Recent alumni share their experience – bring your curiosity. Presenter: Beth Burke, CGRS, LMBT for more info visit www.vital-living.net

Beth is one of three Certified Grief Recovery Specialists® in the Triangle. As a massage therapist, she has come to notice that unresolved grief can be a major underlying issue in people’s discomfort and disquiet. She facilitates this unique method with grievers in small groups, or one-on-one.

 

Friday February 23 7:30-9:00pm
Movies-That-Matter/Spiritual Cinema
The Unmistaken Child

In 2001, Master Lama Konchog, one of the greatest Tibetan meditators of our times, passed away. UNMISTAKEN CHILD follows the four-year spellbinding journey of Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Zopa as he travels far and wide to identify the child who is the reincarnation of his deceased master.
Assisted by astrology, signs in dreams and the whispers of villagers, Tenzin travels by helicopter, mule and foot to look for the “unmistaken child”, knowing that if he succeeds, he must also convince the boy’s parents to release their child into his care.
Visually stunning and emotionally gripping, UNMISTAKEN CHILD is the first real time documentation of the search for a reincarnated master, revealed to us through the eyes of a sincere and passionate Buddhist disciple.

 

Saturday February 24
7:30-9:00pm
At the Movies with Russ Corvey 

“At The Movies” is a 90-minute multimedia show featuring smooth jazz recording artist Russ Corvey. While watching video highlights of classic and contemporary films including “La La Land”, “Ray”, ” Leaving Las Vegas “, “The Wizard of Oz” and many more, you’ll hear Russ play the famous musical themes from
those films.

A life-long student of guitar, Russ studied arranging and composition at Berklee College of Music before forming the popular smooth jazz act Indigo City. Russ toured nationally in support of 1998′s Samba Electrique CD, performed at Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival and on Norwegian Cruise Lines 2000 All-Star Smooth Jazz Cruise along with Kirk Whalum , The Rippingtons, Ken Navarro and others. Russ has composed and recorded three contemporary jazz albums and in 2002 composed a full length contemporary ballet, “Arriving in Indigo City”.


betseynewSunday February 25 6:30-8:00pm
PRACTICES AND ACTIONS TO CREATE RESILIENCE

In these sessions we focus on Creating Resilience, individually and in our communities. The first 30 minutes includes practices such as meditation, deep breathing, and guided imagery to calm and center ourselves, so we can function at our best. Following that we discuss actions to prepare for the coming changes to create greater resilience in our communities as well as in our individual lives.

No experience necessary. Free! Open to all!

Presented by a group of concerned and dedicated citizens:
Betsey Downing, Marty Adams, Tana Hartman Thorn,
Vic Rhodes, Dirk Kelder, and Jim Sander

https://betseydowning.com/upcoming-events/

 

 

 

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During the daytime hours, The Oasis operates as a traditional coffee/cafe/tea/wine lounge. Come alone or with friends and enjoy the relaxing environment. At night, The Oasis transforms into an environment of entertainment, connections and inspiration. On week nights, we host free presentations (7:00-8:00pm) on life-affirming topics (holistic health, environmental issues, indigenous wisdom, sustainability, etc.). On weekend nights we have Movies-That-Matter and live music. All our events are free. (The Oasis is also available to rent for presentations, meetings, workshops, parties, etc.)

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