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How to Stay Sane in a Crazy World:

OASIS in the Overwhelm Workshop presented by Millie Grenough 

March 26, 6pm - 8pm 

A two-hour workshop where new and experienced attendees have the opportunity to 1) learn new information about the neuroscience of the brain, and 2) also have the opportunity to learn and practice strategies to enhance their personal health -- physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual -- and deepen their happiness.

The goals of the workshop are to convey new information & teach practical strategies (see above) Participants will:

  • Explore latest findings of neuroscience research
  • Experience rewiring their own brains towards greater health & happiness
  • Dive in to practical mindfulness – how to do it, simply!
  • Learn and practice 60-second OASIS Strategies for finding calm in the chaos


Please click here to RSVP.

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Are You Ready for Social Media?

Holistic Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Are you ready for Social Media? Join Brendan Gaughran, President of Liver Medic, for a hands-on Social Media workshop. Learn how to use Facebook and Twitter to maximize the visibility of your business. Please bring your Wi-Fi device - laptop, tablet, smartphone.

Come enjoy networking with like-minded people and getting to know each other. This is a great opportunity to find out how this local chapter can help support the growth of your business, and to establish professional relationships other holistic practitioners. If you are a holistic practitioner of any kind, or do business in a holistic and eco-friendly way, then the Holistic Chamber of Commerce might be just the boost you are looking for.

  • 6:30 - 7:00pm : Business Discussion & Announcement
  • 7:00 - 8:00pm : Social Media with Brendan Gaughran
  • 8:00 - 8:30pm : Networking

Please click here to RSVP.

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Monday, February 16
10 am - 2:30 pm

Monday, February 16, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Proven by MIT and Harvard scientists, and as seen on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, mindfulness and meditation can have profound effects on increasing focus and concentration, while minimizing stress, anxiety and distractions. It is perfect for the student as they work to improve their SAT results, and get ready for college. A pizza lunch will be served. Please prepare to drop off and pick up students, or carpool if it is possible.  Please click here to RSVP.

Students will have the opportunity to learn power and proven techniques that can: 

  • Boost your concentration!

  • Save you time by needing less revisions!

  • Improve retention and understanding!

  • Increase your confidence!

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Relationship and Spiritual Seminar with Shakti Durga

Shakti Durga is coming from Australia to provide a nurturing seminar, blending guidance from her "Empowering Relationships" and "Ignite Your Spirit" seminars.

She is a householder, mother and wife, spiritual entrepreneur, author, musician and teacher, as well as an inspiration to many people.

She teaches a range of seminars and spiritual tools to ignite the spirit of every person. Whether receiving her blessing or studying with her, people just seem to get happier. Something fabulous happens to the spirit; vitality and zest for life are enhanced along with a sense of empowerment and freedom that is truly invigorating. Her straight forward, progressive philosophies are derived from both Eastern and Western sources of spiritual instruction. She helps us to understand the world in which we live and the things that happen to us, leading to inner peace and a feeling of being ok with life.

Click here to RSVP for this event

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Beyond Mindfulness

Now that the holidays are over, remove that stress as you move into the new year. Start it off in the right life-changing direction.
Recently featured on "60 Minutes" with Anderson Cooper, as well as being practiced by elite coaches Phil Jackson and Pete Carroll, the benefits of practicing mindfulness are understood. Learning how to practice, and taking it to the next level, The Graduate Institute wants to serve our community with the free workshop, "Beyond Mindfulness." 
Here are just some of the benefits that await you with this knowledge and practice.
  •          Synchronize your breath and heartbeat.
  •          Strengthen the depth of your heart.
  •          Enter more easily the sweet spot for learning.
  •          Find deeper peace and power.
  •          Handle higher levels of challenge with ease and grace.
  •          Choose your emotions.
  •          Many more to be discovered!
We hope to see you there!
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