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March 2005


THE HEALING CIRCLE

Tuesdays, March  1, 8, 15, 22, 29,  7:30 - 9:30 pm $5 donation

Healing Earth is delighted to present the Healing Circle, every Tuesday night. This healing circle is open to everyone - Various healers participate by receiving a healing, sharing a healing - or both.


YAMUNA BODY ROLLING - Heal, Rejuvenate and Tone!

with Andy Dillon

Tuesdays, starting March 1st, Main class is from 7 to 8:15pm; at 6:30 there will be a free preview for people who are interested, but have never heard of body rolling A 75 minute class is for all levels. Introductory class price: $12 (first class free if you bring a copy of this page.)

Yamuna Body Rolling (YBR) consists of a ball, the floor and you. Once you learn the basics of YBR you can use the color-coded YBR Balls for targeting specific muscle groups. Breathe deeper, free your back and expand your chest, relax and elongate your neck, improve your focus. These are the results from a Yamuna Body Rolling session, just you and the ball. Yamuna Body Rolling works the way a hands-on practitioner works - only using a ball. The ball replaces hands as it moves on muscles to stretch them, dislodge tension and discomfort, increase blood flow, and promote healing. The self-directed healing you learn in a YBR class is something you can take anywhere. Balls are provided. Bringing your own yoga mat is optional, not necessary. Advance notice is helpful. Contact Andy Dillon, (630) 338-2932 or adillon@bga.com



TAROT ON!

Meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the TAROT SOCIETY

Tuesday March 1, 7:00 – 9:00pm $5 members/$7 nonmembers

Beginners to Tarot most welcome! This month’s speaker: TBA.

 For more information Martin Barba 773-510-2998

 Meets 1st Tuesday of every month



 MEDITATION with SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY

Every Wednesday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 7:30-9:00pm
Free Event

“How to achieve self-knowledge and God realization” is a program that focuses on a simple and practical method of meditation promoting spiritual growth, inter-faith understanding and inner and outer peace. The program is lead by students of Sant Rajinder Singh. Everyone is welcome.
For more info see
www.sos.org


 
Native American Flute Circle

Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31,  NEW HOURS 5:00 to 7:00pm, Donations.

Donations. Meets every Thursday. If you have ever heard the clear and melodious sounds of the Native American Flute and wished you could learn to play - this is your big chance. The Healing Earth Resources, Flute Circle is open to all skill levels ~ from the beginner to the most advanced.  “The Native American Flute is highly intuitive”, says spokesman Rob Miller.  “Most beginners will be able to play something by the end of the first session.” It’s really easy.  All you need is a willingness to learn and the ability to count to six, we will teach you the rest.  A comfortable and friendly group atmosphere awaits anyone who wants to learn and is willing to share his or her experiences with others. There is no charge to join the Circle, but donations to Healing Earth Resources for their generous contribution of the meeting space are graciously accepted. For more information call Rob Miller at 847-341-5101. 


CHINESE ENERGY METHOD ASSOCIATION CLINIC

with practitioners of Dr. Kam Yuen's method of energetic healing

Thursdays  March 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 7:15 - 8:00 pm 
$20 Includes:  Meditation and Personal Energy Work

Healing Your Life Issues on the mental, physical, emotional, psychic and spiritual planes Locate and release the energies underlying unwanted conditions: physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, ancestral, astrological, karmic, collective consciousness. Emotional issues: stress, grief, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and financial woes. This is an on-going event.
For more information call 312-329-6106 or visit their website:www.chineseenergeticmethod.com


International Recording Artist:

AL JEWER  in CONCERT

Friday, March 4, 7:00pm $15

Opening act by
Healing Earth's Native American Flute Circle!

 Al's  original music and unique sound cross age boundaries from young people to seniors. He is a classically trained musician and his original compoositions are based upon his years of study and influences ranging from Native American to Celtic.
Al will open the concert with a Dispacho Ceremony: a beautiful, sacred give-away ceremony that helps bring a family, community, individual and the Earth into balance and harmony. Despacho is based on the universal law of reciprocity: always give love and always receive love. When we do not adhere to this law, disharmony and imbalance result. In this ceremony, a bundle is created containing loving offerings and prayers for balance and healing. Items representing love, such as flowers, candy, seeds, chocolate, incense and healing herbs are placed in the bundle along with prayer leaves called "kintus". Once the bundle is created, all those present are blessed with it, and then it is burned as an offering to the Creator, the Earth and our spirit helpers.

For more info about Al Jewer


Spiritual Awareness Fellowship presents

YOU CAN CHANGE THE PAST: What the Violet Flame, Pure Joy System Can Do You For Your.

with co-author Marsha Covington

Friday, March 4, 7:00pm

Co-author of the newly released book "Healing Our Planet, Healing Ourselves, with the Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra, and other inspired communicators of a positive vision of the future.

Spiritual Awareness Fellowship meets the first Friday of the month.
For more info: 630-629-0615 or email newday@att.net.


THE YUEN METHOD of CHINESE ENERGETICS Level One
Become an Energy Healer. Learn This Dynamic Model of Healing

with Certified Master Practitioner Lillian Irene Lovas

Saturday & Sunday March 5 & 6, 10:00am - 6:00pm
$450 (includes book)
prior to March 5th/ $500 at the door.
Repeat students $250 prior to March 5th/$300 at the door

Pain is a multi-billion dollar business. Learn how to work on issues of pain in the mental,
emotional, physical, psychic and psychological realms. Learn the ease of turning on and off your biological switches to eliminate pain and dis-ease. Easy to learn at any age. Valuable for the practitioner and layperson alike. 

Learn how to eliminate pain and be empowered to heal yourself and others.

 Level 1 is the first of three levels in the certification workshops for the Yuen Method

Dr. Yuen believes that you need only disregard the belief that it’s impossible.
Step into the realm of possibilities.

For more info: 773-220-1329 or lillian_ireneb@hotmail.com


Healing for the Heart

with Maggie Fox

Saturdays from 10:00am – 5:00pm

Feeling Stressed?  Confused?  Blah?  Unhappy?

Relax and Energize using the Singing Crystal Bowls


Transform your life to Joy and Possibility
thru Spiritual Life Coaching with Maggie Fox
Call for  an appointment:  708-870-1815
Bowls: $25 for 15 min./$45 for 30 min. Coaching: $80/hr.
Drop in appointments as available.



Jewels of the Lotus
TIBETAN GEMSTONE ORACLE WORKSHOP SERIES Level 4

Learn the “RASA-VIDYA” Technique:
Astrology and Which Gemstones and Crystals are for You!

with author Dawn Silver D.N. Visionary Arts Award Recipient

Saturday, March 5, 10:30-4:30 $75

Protect your Health, Enhance your Abundance, Come into your Power. Learn the “Rasa Vidya” Technique– How to determine precisely which jewels and homeopathic remedies balance your birth mission and future cycles. Lecture includes the spiritual sciences of Tibet, the Vedas and Anthroposophy. Personalized Crystal Homeopathic Tincture Included.


LEAVE YOUR FAT BEHIND  
Workshop & Support Group

Saturday, March 5 & 19, 2-3 p.m.,
Meets 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.

with
Pete Koffron & Rev. Maggie Fox

Have you ever made this "resolution?"  "I want to lose weight."  or "I want to maintain a healthy weight." Ready to look your best - no matter what time of year it is or what is going on (holidays, family trips, etc.)?  When you're ready for a life-changing program packed with positive, healthy, safe (even Doctor recommended) services, products and support - sign-up for Healing Earth's on-going, bi-monthly "Leave Your Fat Behind" Workshop & Support Group.

At our first monthly meeting, you'll learn more about the Isagenix Fat Burning Program.  Complete details located at: http://healingearth.isagenix.com/  Isagenix taps into the ancient wisdom of liver cleansing powered with the latest technical advancements in liver cleansing products.

Your second (and ongoing) meeting provides a personal support group at no additional cost - ALL YEAR LONG (as long as you maintain an active Isagenix status). In each meeting, you'll access critical information necessary to install a lifetime of healthy habits. You’ll quickly learn how these new habits balance your body, mind and spirit.

Come and help build a Healing Earth tradition. This program supports both your health and Healing Earths' passion to be of service. Contact  Pete at 773-828-8162 for more details.


DRUMMING THE CHAKRAS -
A Shamanic Healing Journey

with Joan Forest Mage

Saturday, March 5, 7:00 –9:00pm $20

Experience a powerful healing ritual as Contemporary Shaman Joan Forest Mage cleanses the chakras (energy centers) of each participant through singing and drumming. We will learn the ancient meditation technique of shamanic journeying to the spirit realm, gaining wisdom and healing from angels, ancestors, totem animals and other helpful spiritual beings. Beginners welcome, no previous experience necessary. Joan Forest Mage has been practicing shamanic healing since 1995. She has studied shamanism, energy work and healing ritual with numerous teachers, including the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.


REIKI LEVEL I CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP

with Deanne M. Lozano, Reiki Master

Sunday, March 6, 10:00am – 6:30pm $120
pre-registration is required

Reiki is an energy system that dates back thousands of yearsThis first-degree workshop will present the history and lineage of Reiki, how to channel this Life Force Energy, using hand positions for yourself as well as others & all attunements needed to be a Level One Reiki Practitioner. This class is a pre-requisite to the other levels of Reiki.


MEDITATION: The Inner Science

with Christina Burns

Thursday, March 10th, 7:30 – 9:00pm,   $25 

 

In this workshop you’ll have an opportunity to learn meditation basics and develop a practice that you can do at home.  Posture and breathing techniques are blended so that your meditation experience is positive, uplifting and achievable.  Buddhist philosophy of meditation is introduced so that you know not only how to meditate, but what to meditate on.  The end result for you is increased calm and focus Improve your ability to channel energy that otherwise causes stress Decision making skills are enhanced as you optimize your mind’s capacity


THE ART OF SOUL COMMINICATION SERIES 1
Developing Your Intuitive Connections 

Learning the PENDULUM: Techniques of Dowsing, Divining and Kinesiology*

with Lillian Irene Lovas

Friday, March 11, 7:00 – 9:30pm  $40. .
*This class is a prerequisite for Series 2 and beyond.

Learn how to deepen your connection to Divine Guidance with tools that connect and test that connection. Explore centering techniques and the art of divining and dowsing with a pendulum. Methods of Kinesiology and muscle testing will be covered as well as the body’s ability to transmit intuitive communication. Remain neutral while testing and divining and learn to test your levels of neutrality. Hands-on experiential work as well as a lot of fun. Useful for the beginner as well as the practioner. Effective in personal work and with clients. Handbook included.


SHAMANIC DIALOGUES WITH SOUL:
Negotiating with your Inner Selves

with Joan Forest Mage,
Shaman and Certified Movement Analyst

Friday, March 11, 7:00- 9:00 PM $20

Have you ever experienced an inner conflict, where part of you says ‘Yes, do it!’ and another part says ‘No, don’t do it”? Shamans regard this as an internal argument among your soul parts or sub-personalities. Rid yourself of the self-sabotage this internal battling causes through learning the principles of Soul Part Dialogue. You will learn about identifying the various parts of yourself, how to encourage these parts to express their needs and resolve conflicts among themselves. Joan Forest Mage is a contemporary shaman who works with many methods and levels of healing the soul


FOREVER ARRIVING
A saga of love, surrender and one woman’s spiritual awakening.

with author Juliet Anton

Friday, March 11, 7:30—9:00pm Book signing and lecture

“A woman with a deep zest for life and passion for people…one of the lucky souls who have truly found serenity…and one hell of a dancer.” Juliet Anton is a spiritual director and life coach who has traveled widely in Asia, Europe, and Latin America, pursuing her interest in indigenous cultures and spirituality. She has written on social justice, and has published personal stories of (Latin American) spirituality. She has described herself as a “bridge” between cultures, serving as a liaison for budding relationships between North American and Latin American communities. Much of her time over the past 15 years has been spent going from the boardrooms of North America to the shanty towns of Latin America.


FRIENDS OF ASTROLOGY, INC
Speaker: Janet Berres: President, International Tarot Society,

Topic: Integrating Tarot and Astrology

Friday, March 11, 7:30-9:00pm $8 nonmembers; $5 members

Whether you would like to enhance/share your knowledge of astrology, are a beginner wanting to learn about astrology, or would like to meet others interested in astrology, this group is for you. Friends is the oldest astrological organization in the Chicago area, founded in 1938. Free computerized birth charts for new members are available www.friendsofastrology.org
Meets the 3rd Friday of the month Feb-May Sept-Nov.


 
MASTER CHOA KOK SUI  PRANIC HEALINGsm
Basic Course Facilitated by:
Elizabeth Sedeño Certified Pranic Healing Instructor

Saturday and Sunday,  March 12 & 13, ,2005  9 AM – 5 PM, $375


PRANIC HEALINGsm is an effective and powerful natural healing technique that uses Life Force Energy (Prana, Chi, Ki) to heal physical and emotional conditions.  A synthesis of the greatest healing methods throughout the world, it has been simplified and organized so that anyone can learn to heal in a short amount of time and produce tangible results.

In this two day course learn how to:

Heal yourself with Self-Pranic Healing; Heal others without getting depleted;

Cleanse and Protect yourself from negative and diseased energies in other people and your environment; Recharge yourself with powerful breathing techniques; Relieve everyday aches and pains and learn step by step techniques for more serious ailments;  And Much More!

Certificate of Completion awarded upon graduation of the course.  Pranic Healer Certification Program available after completion of required courses and case reports.




THE LANGUAGE MATRIX

with Lillian Irene Lovas
Personal Coach and Master Practitioner of NLP

Saturday, March 12, 10:00am—2:00pm $44

The way we express ourselves , the way we describe ourselves and the world around us, creates ourselves and our world. In this work shop learn how the power of language can either create miracles or keep us stuck. If you think the world is unsafe and this is in your conversations then your world IS unsafe. The reverse can happen.
Come learn about creating a safe world by creating a beautiful mind
.


INTRODUCTION TO
CHAKRA ANALYSIS & ENERGY CONSCIOUSNESS

with Vibrational Healer Blanche Blacke

Saturday, March 12,  10:30 am to 1:30 pm    $45

 

When things "go wrong" in your life. Do you know why?

 


Learn about the energies of the chakra system, how they work together, how

these energies influence the circumstances of your life and what happens when

your energies are in conflict.

 

Reveal the currents and patterns of your own chakras and techniques for self-

healing. A comprehensive overview and an introductory experience to the

powerful energetic shifts possible through chakra energy healing.  Blanche

Blacke is a msster in chakra healing with ten years experience, lectures and

teaches nationwide.  Enhance Soul Consciousness for a better life.

www.blancheblacke.com




YOUR GUIDE TO THE TAROT

with author Janet Berres
founder and past president of the International Tarot Society.

Saturday, March 12, 3:00 –5:00pm    Book signing and lecture.

The first step to becoming a Tarot pro. More and more people are drawn to the Tarot for its captivating artwork and uncanny ability to guide us toward personal insight. Yet, newcomers often feel intimidated by this historic divination tool. Llewellyn's Tarot Kit for Beginners is designed for those who wish to embark on the exhilarating journey of Tarot reading. Packed with wisdom and knowledge acquired by accomplished Tarot practitioner Janet Berres, the enclosed guidebook also explains the basics, such as choosing decks, deciphering card meanings, and working with spreads.


CANCELED FOR TODAY

ASCENSION KIVAS               

with Laurie Pentell

Sundays, March 13th, 11:11 AM $11

The ultimate evolutionary event—a major metamorphosis—is currently underway. It’s been called the “quantum leap,” “shift of the ages,” “great awakening,” “end of time,” and “ascension” among others. Whatever you choose to call it, it’s HUGE.

 

This “Light” (divine essence) is active and ascending—up through the earth AND through us. It’s triggering profound activations in our DNA and energy systems—sometimes in ways beyond imagination. If you aren’t personally aware of this yet, you will be soon.  No one is exempt from this quantum shift. It is all-inclusive.

 

The new Deep Light Ascension Kivas are bi-monthly meetings where we will align with this “living light.”  We will peer into an ascended future for glimpses of a new world, and optimize our experience of this phenomenal time.  These kivas (sacred circles) are respectfully offered in the spirit of preparing for a deeply healed future, for by doing so, we affirm it and bring it into being. This is a global as well as a profoundly personal event. Veils are dropping, dimensions are blending, mysteries are emerging from the dark. We are emerging from the dark. The long-prophesied Age of Light is upon us, and we are rising to meet it. “Mere mortals” are becoming Awakened Ones.  If this speaks to the mystic within you, come to the kiva and flow with Deep Light. Kivas meet from 11:11-12:30, twice a month at HER. March will have only one Kiva. More info is at www.sageheart.com; email to: laurie@sageheart.com; 773.465.0464.


Jewels of the Lotus GEMSTONE ORACLE WORKSHOP SERIES Level 3

DIVINATION WITH CRYSTALS:
Learning to Read The Jewels in the Lotus

with author Dawn Silver D.N. Visionary Arts Award Recipient

Sunday, March 13,10:30 to 4:30pm $65

In this fun hands-on class we will work with the Jewels of the Lotus Cards practicing layouts for divination. Learn to read layouts for the Rose Quartz Kwan Yin, (Forgiveness & Compassion), Three Jewels of Enlightenment, (Sacred Path), divining your health with the Medicine Buddha, Tantra Ruby (Soulmate) and the Windhorse of Fortune (Emerald Matrix Prosperity Reading).



PRANIC HEALING GATHERING-
Meditation with Healing Session.

Mondays, March 14 & 28 7:30pm –9:00pm
Suggested Donation $5.
Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month.

We will start with a 20 minute guided meditation known as the Meditation on Twin Hearts for Peace and Illumination followed by Pranic Healing sessions to those wanting a healing. Pranic Healing is a touchless modality that uses "prana" or life-force to manipulate the energy in the aura by removing negative, dirty, used up energy and replenishing it with fresh revitalizing energy to assist the body to heal itself. Elizabeth Sedeno is a student of Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga. She has been studying under Master Co and Grand Master Choa Kok Sui for the past 7 years.


 Just Bury Me in The Backyard!”  
An Uplifting and Inspiring Seminar on Bringing Peace and Meaning to the End-Of-Life Issues We All Face. 

with Loretta Downs

Tuesday, March 15,  7:00 – 9:00pm.  $25

  • Are you:  Caring for a loved one?
  • Coping with aging parents?
  • Living with a life-limiting illness?
  • Afraid to talk about death?
  • Close to someone who is very sick or dying?
  • Working in a healing profession?
  • Grieving a loss?
  • Searching for resources?
  • Want to know about hospice care?

 Learn the positive side of Death and Dying from Loretta Downs. She speaks

with the enlightenment of ten years as a hospice volunteer and her personal

experiences of her father¹s unexpected death, having a 92 year old mother in

a nursing home and losing scores of relatives and friends whose lives she

shared through their deaths.

 

If the idea of death makes you feel helpless and hopeless, Loretta empowers

you to find help and have hope.  Resource materials provided and half the

profits of her work are donated to Hospice Partners, a not-for profit

hospice care provider.

 


MARCH 15 DEADLINE FOR DISCOUNT
FOR JEANNE ROSE AROMATHERAPY WORKSHOP:

A Complete Herbal Weekend - the Herbal Healing Arts
ESSENTIAL HERBAL - CARE SKILLS

with La Grande Dame d’Herbs: Jeanne Rose
Author, Master Herbalist & Aroma Therapist

15 Hours Weekend– April 1, 2, & 3rd 2005

For the first time in 15 years, Jeanne Rose will conduct a hands-on herb class. Learn the basics of Herbal Medicine and Skin Care, incorporate your essential oil and hydrosol knowledge and make better, healthier products for your business or family

Price: $325
until September 15th ($400 thereafter)
$100 APP Scholarship will be awarded at class. $20 discount to Aromatherapy Home Study Students registered with Jeanne Rose

FOR MORE DETAILS SEE APRIL 1



JIN SHIN JYUTSU® Self-Help Study Night

with Jack Rost

Wednesday, March 16, 7:15 – 9:00pm. Donation.
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month

Discover this ancient art of harmonizing the body’s life energy through the simple use of our hands. Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner and teacher, Jack Rost, will guide you through the flow patterns that you will use on yourself to bring balance to the body’s energies, promoting optimal health and well-being. Jack worked and studied under the guidance of Matthias Roth, traveling with him extensively bringing this invaluable art to many. Jack has practices hear in Chicago as well as NYC.


EFT Workshop (Emotional Freedom Technique)

with Tom Masbaum

Thursday, March 17,  9:30 to 11:30 AM, 
$30 suggested donation 

Learn Simple techniques to lessen (or eliminate) your emotional reaction to past events. Take home one minute techniques that will amaze you.Bring more love and peace into your life, to yourself and to others. Learn to release the strong negative emotions attached to your memories. Watch these old memories in your mind just like watching a movie. You will learn: -Several techniques to help you “tap away” the strong negative tension connected to old memories.
-How your thoughts are creating your feelings. -How the vibrations attached to words, sounds, etc. affect everything -How a minute of simple tapping on pressure points helps you release tension.


THIRD THURSDAY TANTRA EVENING

Thursday, March 17, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, $15


Experience more love, community, and pleasure in your life. Find transformation with meditation and breath work. Celebrate through ecstatic dance. Deepen your connection in our open-hearted Tantra community.
Meets the Third Thursday of each month, Singles and Couples Welcome.
For more info contact Karla Mack or Lisa Seaman, 312.399.7477, www.chicagotantra.com.


CANCELED

Babaji’s Kriya Yoga:  Introductory lecture

with Rudra Shivananda

Friday, March 18th, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm.

 

Kriya Yoga is a scientific art of Self-Realization and perfect God Truth Union, which has been revived in modern times by a great Master of India, Babaji, as a synthesis of ancient teachings.

 

Receive a complete training in a series of progressive initiations with Rudra Shivananda. In this extraordinary weekend, you will learn 18 postures for greater health, relaxation and the opening of psycho-energy centers and channels, 6 phases of a powerful breathing technique to awaken the kundalini energy, and 7 meditation techniques to cleanse the sub-consciousness and master the mental faculties to bring about higher states of consciousness know as samadhi.

 

Contact Jonathan at (630) 357-6455; email: babaji7@comcast.net
or Babaji’s Kriya Yoga at

1-888-252-9642.  Email: info@babaji.ca – website: www.babaji.ca.


Special Screening of Award-Winning Documentary:
Peaceable Kingdom

A film Dr. Jane Goodall has called
“A masterpiece.”


Friday, March 18th, 7:00pm 
Free and open to the public


Peaceable Kingdom, a 70-minute documentary that is currently showing at film festivals across the country, highlights the struggles of people who have come to a point in their lives where they must follow their conscience, even though it means giving up their livelihood, their community, and all they were raised to believe and do.

It's about a fourth-generation Montana cattle rancher who experiences an epiphany during a health crisis and resolves to devote his life to undoing the damage done by his agribusiness empire. It's about a Michigan beef farmer whose childhood wounds are healed by the unexpected affection of a sanctuary cow. And it's about a young couple who stumble upon a massive injustice hidden away by the factory farming industry, and find they cannot turn away, even though they can only help one animal at a time.

An inspiring story of personal redemption, compassion, healing and hope, Peaceable Kingdom recently received the Ojai Film Festival theme award for "enriching the human spirit through film." The film had its World Premiere at Lincoln Center in Manhattan and has been selling out theatres and receiving standing ovations in major cities where it has been shown.

Don’t miss this special free screening of Peaceable Kingdom! The film will be followed by discussion and refreshments

To learn more about Peaceable Kingdom

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“Peaceable Kingdom is a beautiful film and a must-see.” –Alicia Silverstone

Other Viewer comments:

“Powerful and extremely enlightening.”

“Thank you for showing this film. You changed my life today!”

“Never before has a film made such an impact on my thoughts, dreams and feelings in the days following its viewing.”


CANCELED

Mapping Your Dreams - How To Get There

with Rev. Coach Queen Arlene Butler, L.C.S.W

Saturday, March 19, 9:30-2:30 $55

 

Learn a new way to uncover a way to identify your dreams in the metaphysical realm and bring them into physical reality!  Learn what makes us turn back and abandon our dreams.  Identify the energies needed to be mobilized to get us through that difficult period.   It is fun, creative and revealing!  This treasure mapping technique can be used through the rest of your life.  Bring yourself and your dreams! 

 

Rev. Coach Queen Arlene Butler, L.C.S.W. is a life consultant who has helped thousands of people achieve their dreams.  She is practical, fun loving and empowering!  As author of Recipes for Prosperity - Food for Thought and the founder of the No Fear Wealth!!! Prosperity Seminar, she lives the principles she teaches!


Introduction to Tarot and other Oracles

with Deanne M. Lozano
Past-President I.T.S.
(International Tarot Society)  Chicago Chapter

Saturday March 19, 2005, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.,
Class fee: $30.00

 

Professional in mystic studies since 1974, Deanne M. Lozano, has designed this class for those who want to learn what is the Tarot.  What are differences the between Tarot, Oracle, and Intention cards. To show these differences their will be a display of several types of different decks, and how they may be used  for ourselves or other people.


CANCELED

Babaji’s Kriya Yoga: Workshop

with Rudra Shivananda

Saturday and Sunday, March 19th &  20th
9:00am -5:30pm.  $275

 

Kriya Yoga is a scientific art of Self-Realization and perfect God Truth Union, which has been revived in modern times by a great Master of India, Babaji, as a synthesis of ancient teachings.

 

Receive a complete training in a series of progressive initiations with Rudra Shivananda. In this extraordinary weekend, you will learn 18 postures for greater health, relaxation and the opening of psycho-energy centers and channels, 6 phases of a powerful breathing technique to awaken the kundalini energy, and 7 meditation techniques to cleanse the sub-consciousness and master the mental faculties to bring about higher states of consciousness know as samadhi.

 

Contact Jonathan at (630) 357-6455; email: babaji7@comcast.net
or Babaji’s Kriya Yoga at

1-888-252-9642.  Email: info@babaji.ca – website: www.babaji.ca.


The EVOLUTION of YOGA & MEDITATION

with Miles Maeda of World Evolution

Saturday, March 19, 6:30– 8:30pm

Suggestion Donation $15

This is an introductory class to the various yogas and meditations which have existed on this planet over the past 17,000 years. We are aquainted with 8 of these traditions - Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Tantra, Tao Yoga, Tibetan Yoga, Sufism, Bön Yoga, and Shamanic Astrology - and will be sharing their different teachings and components (movement/posture, sound/mantra, and contemplation/meditation) throughout the year. wevolution@worldevolution.net to get on our mailing list for a schedule of each month's class content.

This month will be the last of the Hatha Yoga series of classes.  We  will do a practice session that will involve breath work, postures,  sound practice and meditation.  Please join us to complete this cycle  of work.  New students are encouraged to come, as Hatha Yoga is a great  introduction into the world of yoga practice.

At the last class, we began a deeper exploration of Rudra Meditation.   It is the foundation upon which our Rudra Yoga program stems.  So we  will devote more time to it in this weekend's class.

Class will begin promptly at 6:30pm, please show up at least 10 minutes  early.  There are no yoga mats for rent at HER, so please bring your  own.  Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.  I look  forward to seeing you this Saturday!

Please e-mail us at wevolution@worldevolution.net to get on our mailing list for a schedule of each month's class content.

About the instructor
     Miles Maeda is renowned for his creative work as a musician and dJ.  In 1993 he turned to yoga and meditation to learn about health and wellness, to deepen a connection with his creative energies, as well as train in the disciplines of the esoteric arts.

     He finished this formal training with his teacher Murshida Rudi Kadre in 1998, completing a comprehesive course  in Hatha, Kundalini, Tao & Tibetan yogas and the paths of Tantra and Sufism (www.libertyadvance.org ).  He then began performing and teaching around the world under the guidance of his primary teacher Mursshud B VanMerlin (www.mursshud.org ) with his new project, The Traveling Love Show, which merges these ancient tools with modern technology.

     Currently Miles is continuing his training receiving instruction in Yungdrung Bön from Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Lama Khyimsar Rinpoche and Ashtanga Yoga from Tim Miller, senior student of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.  www.milesmaeda.com


 

 AMACHI SATSANG Om Namah Shivaya!!

Chicago Satsang of Amma Devotees

Sunday, March 20, 11:00am Meets the 3rd Sunday of the month

The program will include Amma's 108 names, 108 names of Devi, a personal Amma experience, a reading from Amma's teaching, bhajans, arati, meditation and closing prayers. We will also have prasad so feel free to bring a dish to share. If there are any questions, call Puneeta at (630)585-9196 or (630)740-8095. Looking forward to seeing everyone and gathering in Her Name!! Om Amriteswaryai Namah


 MINI REIKI SESSIONS

Deanne M. Lozano Reiki Master Practitioner/Teacher

Sunday. March 20, 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., 30 minutes for $30.00

Reiki the universal life force energy: Experience this gentle healing flow for the first time, or come in for a refreshing mini session tune up.  Call for Appointment: 773- 769-5458


“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort
and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Peace Pledge-Chicago presents…

 


WHERE WE STOOD  Chicago’s Resistance to the U.S. War on Iraq

Sunday, March 20, 2005 at 4 PM

Ticket donation requested at the door – no one turned away.

All proceeds to benefit Peace Pledge – Chicago
Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling the Peace Pledge Hotline, 312-494-5840.

 

Join us for the documentary, an update on the civil case against the City of Chicago, a Peace Vigil, and a brief discussion.

 

We will have a ‘one heart/one world peace vigil’ as sponsored by Sojouners.com   Bring snacks. Note: forwarded message attached. Calling all pastors, leaders, and community members

Connie Cominsky, a member of Military Families Speak Out, the North Shore Peace Initiative, and Mothers Opposing Bush.  Connie, also, did a "Real Person" ad online with MoveOn.org appearing with Errol Morris, who produced Fog of War.  
Melinda Power from the National Lawyers Guild is going to give a legal update about the civil rights suit against the city in connection with those arrested that night.  

 

On March 20, 2003, at the start of the U.S. war on Iraq, more than 500 people were arrested in Chicago during a peaceful protest.  More than 100 people were arrested in the following days during planned non-violent civil disobedience actions.  This documentary, by Chicago producers Linda Beckstrom, Blake Beckstrom, Jon Groot, and Seth Skundrick, features interview segments from more than thirty protestors and organizers, taking you inside their experiences, from chaos on the street to jail solidarity to renewed personal commitment to peace.  Dramatic footage from the March 20 demonstration and other protests illustrates stories of resistance from a cross section of those who stood up to say no to the war.



SOCRATES CAFÉ & Potluck

with a variety of Hosts Meets Third Monday of the month.

Monday, March 21, 6:00pm Free Event
Potluck starts at 6:00 p.m. for those who wish to attend.
Please bring a dish to share (something for 6-8 people) along with your own tableware and beverage.
Discussion starts at 7:00.

The purpose of Socrates Cafe is to build a community that encourages people to think about their lives and provides a forum for doing so together. We start off each meeting gathering questions that have been on our minds. These questions range from "what is beauty?" to "does mental illness really exist?" to "what are the ramifications of the automobile on society?" to "is it ever okay to lie?" There are no guidelines for good questions beyond the interests of the group. We then spend about two hours delving into the question -- not really trying to answer it, but rather trying to see it from as many different sides as we can, investigating its assumptions, getting beyond pat answers and appreciating the depth and complexity of all the issues we encounter. Come and join a Socrates Cafe - a group of spirited, inquisitive souls ready for lively dialog and friendship making. - Explore the art of dialog. - Your host keeps things lively. - Come and go as you'd like.


 NEW PROGRESSIVE FILM FORUM OF CHICAGO

Wednesday, March 23, 7-9pm , A small donation of $2.00
Meets the last Wednesday of the month.

This weeks film is:
"The Other Side of Aids" How Positive Are You?

directed by Robin Scovill

This is a new film which is an unflinching examination of AIDS establishment dogma-through interviews with prominent scientists, testimony of HIV+ patients and historical footage. Scovill and his wife, Christine Maggiore, founder of the L.A.-based Alive and Well AIDS Alternatives organization and author of What If Everything You Thought You Knew About AIDS Was Wrong?

Chicago Indy Media, Healing Earth Resources and New World Resource Center are collaborate on a biweekly progressive forum for film and dialogue. Every other week a progressive film will be shown, with an unstructured but respectful dialogue to follow. New World Resources will bring related books you can buy. Progressive groups are welcome to bring written material for distribution and announcements of upcoming events, but nothing to sell please. Each week we will vote on the film to be seen at the next forum from a list of films and will take suggestions for future films. A small donation of $2.00 is required to cover minimal room charges, coffee and future films.


 

THE AQUARIAN FOUNDATION with the Chicago Study Group M

Facilitated by Rev. Joan Margau

Friday, March 25, 7:00-8:30pm Free Event   Open to all sincere persons.

Meets the fourth Friday of each month.Partake of the wisdom and knowledge of the Mystery Schools of the Ascended Masters. The Foundation is a church that worships God and explores spiritual psychical phenomena and works to make the world a better place for humankind.


REIKI LEVEL II CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP

with Reiki Master Deanne M. Lozano

Saturday, March 26, 10:00am –6:30pm $120
Pre-requisite: Level I *deposit required

You will receive the attunements required to be a Second Degree Reiki Practitioner with this workshop. You will also learn the sacred symbols of Reiki and their meanings and uses, which include long distance or absentee healing


"Learn to Heal By Awakening Awareness"

with author Robert Taub, of the award winning Awakening in America ® series.

 

Saturday March 26, 2005, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, $35

  


§ Learn a unique Five Step Process © of healing by the expanding of awareness and raising of consciousness. Includes a discussion of the healing of relationship issues and new energy partnering.
§ Learn a nine level model of human consciousness as a way to evaluate progress.
§ Learn a simple, unique, Three Modality Meditative Process © - which combines breath, energy circulation, and sound - to clear energetic blockages from the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies.
§ Practice the Three Modality Meditative Process © with a group to enhance effectiveness.

For further information.


SHAMANIC YOGA JOURNEY

with Joan Forest Mage

Saturday, March 26, 7 -9 PM,   $20


Open to extraordinary healing as we combine yoga practice with shamanic journey meditation. We ground ourselves in the body with an invigorating beginning-intermediate yoga practice, then travel out-of-body through shamanic journeying to the spirit realm. Gain wisdom and healing from angels, ancestors, totem animals and other helpful spiritual beings. Previous yoga and shamanic training is helpful but not necessary for this centering yet vigorous physical workout. Yoga mats not provided, please bring a yoga mat if you have one. Joan Forest Mage has been a Shamanic Practitioner since 1995, and is a Certified Movement Analyst with thirty years experience teaching dance, yoga and exercise.


GNOSTIC MASS with Aum.Ha. Encampment O.T.O., Chicago

Sunday, March 27,


Please arrive by 2:00pm Open Donation
Meets the Last Sunday of each month.

 

Do What Thou Wilt Shall be the Whole of the Law. Performing Mass and Initiations. The Gnostic Mass is the central ceremony of our Church, and we consider it a sacred occasion. It is the central ritual of the O.T.O., public and private. The Gnostic Mass is a ritual of power and beauty, which shadows forth age-old mysteries and affirms the dawning Law of Liberty. Members of the Church take great pleasure in sharing this rite with friends and seekers of wisdom. For more information call 773.784.9308. Love is the Law, Love under Will.



Amy Biank
Scheduled to be at Healing Earth

Tuesday, March 29, 2005
10:00 am through 8:00 pm.

She will be available for readings and healings.

If you would like to schedule an appointment or would like more information, please call us at 630- 554-5040.

For info about Amy Biank


The Road to Enlightenment
A Mystical Journey through the Chakras

Lecture by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda of



Thursday, March 31, at 7:00 pm Free Event

 

    
     Kriya yoga
is an extremely powerful, ancient scientific yoga meditation technique.  From the

lineage of Great Self Realized masters Babaji Maharaj, Lahiri Mahasaya, Sri Yukteshwar, Paramahamsa Yogananda and Paramahamsa Hariharananda, our living Guru Paramamhamsa Prajnananda inherited this most powerful teaching of Kriya Yoga available at present time, will deliver the talk on "The Road to Enlightenment - Mystical journey through the Chakras".   He is an excellent speaker, philosopher, scholar of scriptures,

author and editor of many books.

 

     Our Guru through this discourse will convey, with Kriya Yoga practice an individual can light the spark of divinity within him/her and let it explode. This will be a rare opportunity to perceive the inner Divine qualities:- Divine light, Divine sound, and Divine vibration even during initiations.  Kriya yoga is very easy to practice and suitable for everybody, giving strength and youth to the body, the memory, patience and balance to the mind.  It purifies the body, increases vital energy, improves the immune system, decreases and provides relief from many diseases and stress. By practicing Kriya yoga, any individual can by fastest means achieve greater results in material, spiritual, and physical aspects of life.


For more info


EFT Workshop Focusing on Stuttering & Fear of Public Speaking

co-facilitators Jane Masteller, M.A.,  CFY-SLP, and Tom Masbaum

Thursday, March 31, 7;00 – 9:00pm  FREE

 

Do you stutter?  Know someone who does?

Learn a simple, no nonsense technique that can eliminate or lessen your stuttering symptoms and/or the fear of public speaking.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a unique form of “psychological acupuncture” without needles, and, it works.

 

Jane Masteller, M.A.,  CFY-SLP, and Tom Masbaum will co-facilitate this EFT workshop.  Jane Masteller is a speech-language pathologist in the Chicago Public Schools.  Tom Masbaum is an EFT Practitioner.

 

This Workshop is free.  You have nothing to lose….. except your stutter and your fear of public speaking.