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    21 Daes of Zen
    21 Daes of Zen @ Anywhere in the DC metro area.
    Jun 1 all-day
    Jumpstart your health with our 21 Daes of Zen program, with meal delivery provided by Zenful Bites and nutritional sessions provided by Dr. Dae. Anywhere in the DC metro area.
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    Writing Your Truth 12:30 pm
    Writing Your Truth @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
    Experience the powerful, mysterious and often surprising gifts that emerge as you listen to poetry, participate in simple exercises to get the juices flowing and then begin to write.
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    Community Lecture Series: Rising Strong 6:30 pm
    Community Lecture Series: Rising Strong
    Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    With Richard Warren. Learn how to Rise Strong. Based on the research and writings of Brene Brown. Come learn more. All are welcome. Bring your family and friends; we provide the munchies. A great start to a ...
    Three-Day Rocket Yoga Immersion 6:30 pm
    Three-Day Rocket Yoga Immersion @ Yoga District
    Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Through June 5. This three-day immersion is designed to build a solid foundation in the Rocket Vinyasa Yoga system. Please note: This is not a rocket-certifiable training, but this weekend is a prerequisite for anyone ...
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    Healthy Living Day 11:00 am
    Healthy Living Day @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Join Natural Awakenings at Dawson’s for a healthy living expo featuring great local, natural and holistic practitioners and green organic products. There will be a full schedule of free talks on topics related to restoring ...
    Stress Reducing 4:00 pm
    Stress Reducing @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    With Swami. Swami Anubhavananda, the Be Happy Swami, shares his insight on meditation and yoga and the powerful impact on our daily lives.
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    Health Care Provider CPR 10:00 am
    Health Care Provider CPR
    Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Please note: New regulations in Maryland for LMTs state the Health Care Provider CPR is required prior to re-licensing this fall.
    Touch of Massage 10:00 am
    Touch of Massage
    Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    In just one day, our faculty will share with you how massage relaxes, heals and rejuvenates. You will focus on increasing awareness of self and others during the energetic exchange that occurs through massage. Using ...
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    Group Meditation 7:30 pm
    Group Meditation @ Buddha B Yoga Center
    Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm
    With Dolly Lee. Join us in contemplation and meditation. Sitting with a community is a potent experience. Get to know the thoughts that fuel the way the world unfolds for us in the company of ...
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    Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Meditation and Daily Life 5:45 pm
    Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Meditation and Daily Life @ Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jun 8 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
    Deepen your experience of meditation and what it means to apply it in daily life. Explore your self-development with personalized guidance from an experienced facilitator.
    Healing Circles 7:00 pm
    Healing Circles @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Join Smith Center Co-Founder Michael Lerner in a powerful discussion on forming healing circles.
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    Reiki II – Enhanced Level 9:30 am
    Reiki II – Enhanced Level
    Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
    With Mary Jane Pagan. Students are asked to bring their Reiki II booklets to class. Additional handouts will be provided. 7 CEUs.
    Reiki III 9:30 am
    Reiki III
    Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Through June 12. With Mary Jane Pagan. The Reiki II-Enhanced Level is required prerequisite for this training and is included within the cost. .  Reiki is one of many tools supporting physical, emotional and spiritual ...
    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training  6:00 pm
    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training  @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Through June 12. This program is perfect for the avid yoga student who wants to become a yoga teacher or anyone that wants to deepen their personal practice.
    Natural Vision Improvement and Self-Healing Through Movement 6:30 pm
    Natural Vision Improvement and Self-Healing Through Movement @ Busboys and Poets Takoma
    Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Join Meir Schneider, PhD, LMT, to find out how easy-to-perform movement and vision exercises can work together to heal your body and eyes.
    Neuromuscular Therapy: Torso/Pelvis 12:30 pm
    Neuromuscular Therapy: Torso/Pelvis
    Jun 10 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Through June 12. Judith DeLaney or Don Kelley. The weekend class will present foundational principals of NMT and trigger point formation theories, anatomy, physiology, functions and dysfunctions, common pain syndromes, surgical approaches and a step-by-step ...
    Training to Teach Yoga to Kids and Teens- 20 hour Yoga Alliance Certification 6:30 pm
    Training to Teach Yoga to Kids and Teens- 20 hour Yoga Alliance Certification @ Baltimore Yoga Village
    Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Through June 12. This 20-hour certification will equip participants to teach kids and teens yoga and mindfulness tools in all environments. This training will cover philosophical foundations of yoga and offer concrete curriculum for age’s ...
    Friday Night Candlelight Yoga 8:00 pm
    Friday Night Candlelight Yoga @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Through gently energetic and continuous flow we release tension and balance energy, while soft candlelight sets an ambiance to calm the mind and explore inner depths.
    Shenandoah Valley Herbal Gathering
    Shenandoah Valley Herbal Gathering @ Sacred Roots Herbal Sanctuary
    Jun 11 all-day
    Come enjoy a full day of herbal and permaculture based classes for newbies to seasoned herbalists, plant lovers, healers and Earth lovn’ folks of every kind. Plus plant walks, local artisan vendors, community land art and ...
    Family Cooking Adventure 10:00 am
    Family Cooking Adventure @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 11 @ 10:00 am
    Learn how to create yummy meals and snacks. You get to eat what you make.
    Two-Day Self-Healing Workshop 10:00 am
    Two-Day Self-Healing Workshop @ WPFW Studio
    Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Through June 12. Natural Vision Improvement and Self-Healing Through Movement Two Day Intensive Workshop with Meir Schneider, PhD, LMT. Learn how to use your muscles more efficiently – with ease, balance and flexibility and enhance ...
    Women’s Better Living Expo of Frederick 2016 10:00 am
    Women’s Better Living Expo of Frederick 2016 @ The Great Frederick Fairgrounds, Null Building
    Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    The expo is focused on empowering women and encouraging them to live a healthy and more balanced lifestyle. The event will feature interactive activities, seminars, product demonstrations and much more. Don’t miss this awesome event.
    Women and Aging, the Incontinence Issue 10:30 am
    Women and Aging, the Incontinence Issue @ Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jun 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Physical therapist Jeanne Scheele will discuss many common urological problems women face as they age and offer self-help exercises and advice.
    Doggie Dip and Yappy Hour 11:00 am
    Doggie Dip and Yappy Hour @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Get ready for the dog days of summer with a clean canine. Bring your furry friend to Dawson’s for a dip. We provide the fun, shampoo and water. You do the washing. We will have ...
    On the Inner Axis: Health, Transformation, Empowerment (Lecture and Movement) 1:00 pm
    On the Inner Axis: Health, Transformation, Empowerment (Lecture and Movement) @ Buddha B Yoga Center
    Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    With Max Strom. This workshop will focus on how Max’s breath-initiated yoga (Inner Axis) can transform long-term anxiety into a calm strength, bringing meaningful change to our lives. Lecture, yoga and qi gong movement, breath-work ...
    Cool and Calm: a Restorative Yoga Workshop for Sailing into Summer with Ease 3:00 pm
    Cool and Calm: a Restorative Yoga Workshop for Sailing into Summer with Ease @ Yoga District
    Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    According to ayurvedic teachings our bodies and minds mirror the tendencies of the season. In the summer, our bodies are easily over heated, our minds can go into overdrive, and our emotions can get hot ...
    Open Fireside Chat Awakening Circle 7:30 pm
    Open Fireside Chat Awakening Circle @ Samsara House 2023
    Jun 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    With Bennett Crawford and Cullen Kowalski. Share our direct experiences with meditation in the context of awakening, open heart mutuality, deep healing and shadow work ingredients which appear to be essential for igniting a whole ...
    Sri Dharma Mittra Workshops 9:00 am
    Sri Dharma Mittra Workshops @ Josephine Butler Parks Center
    Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Join Sri Dharma Mittra, founder of Dharma Yoga and internationally renowned yoga teacher, for a day of workshops at the Washington Convention Center. Sri Dharma will lead a Master Class, Yoga Nidra and an All ...
    Love Your Body Yoga Festival 10:00 am
    Love Your Body Yoga Festival @ Neck, Back and Beyond at Reston Town Center
    Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Visit Neck, Back and Beyond and their interactive booth at the Love Your Body Yoga Festival in Reston, VA.
    Make Your Own Natural Perfume 3:30 pm
    Make Your Own Natural Perfume @ BeClean Studio
    Jun 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    Learn to mix pure essential oils and absolutes to make your own custom natural perfume.
    Loving Your Body includes Growing Your Health 4:00 pm
    Loving Your Body includes Growing Your Health @ Love Your Body Yoga Festival
    Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm
    You’ll see how and why growing your own food and sourcing your food from local sustainable farmers completes your total health practice.
    MUIH Herb Walk 5:00 pm
    MUIH Herb Walk @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    Jun 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Join us for a relaxing and informative tour of the herb garden before the Graduate Open House. Learn to recognize herbs and how they are used for healing and wellness.
    MUIH Graduate Open House 7:00 pm
    MUIH Graduate Open House @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Distinct from other schools, MUIH delivers academic excellence with a focus on the interconnection of mind, body and spirit.
    Acupuncture and Pain Relief Lecture 7:30 pm
    Acupuncture and Pain Relief Lecture @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Join Acupuncturist Jonathon Gilbert in a discussion about relieving Neuropathic Pain (NP) using ancient Chinese treatments.
    Sky Above Clouds Author Reading 6:30 pm
    Sky Above Clouds Author Reading @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Expressive arts therapist and writer Dr. Wendy Miller shares a story from the intersection of medical science and life’s meaning and the healing power of creativity through illness and adversity.
    Bacon and Brews Happy Hour 5:30 pm
    Bacon and Brews Happy Hour @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
     Just in time for Father’s Day. A special evening featuring 3 tasting stations perfectly pairing beer with a bacon-inspired dish. Live music by Joseph Monasterial.
    Weekend Meditation Retreat (Advanced Meditation Seminar M200 – 8hrs) 6:30 pm
    Weekend Meditation Retreat (Advanced Meditation Seminar M200 – 8hrs) @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Through June 18. Be guided deep into the realms of personal awareness and integration. As the practitioner, learn to deepen your practice and learn to guide others to do the same.
    Fall and Winter Gardening 9:00 am
    Fall and Winter Gardening @ Prior Unity Garden, a short walk to the Vienna Metro
    Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Eat from your garden year round. Fall and winter are the easiest times to garden. Come create your cool season food production plan. Worksheets included.
    Acupressure for Self-Care and Others: The Seva Stress Release (Parts 1 and 2) 10:00 am
    Acupressure for Self-Care and Others: The Seva Stress Release (Parts 1 and 2)
    Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Alison Babil. The Seva Stress Release is a sequence of acupressure points that is designed to ease the human stress response and support overall well-being. Anyone can learn this simple yet effective acupressure sequence (no previous bodywork training ...
    Jivamukti Satsang 11:00 am
    Jivamukti Satsang @ Buddha B Yoga Center
    Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    With Beth Watson. Join Jivamukti teachers and students in satsang to discuss the Jivamukti Focus of the Month. Satsang is a virtuous gathering of like-minded individuals who inspire, encourage and reflect your true nature. Let ...
    A Radical Introduction to the Leading-Edge of Meditation 2:00 pm
    A Radical Introduction to the Leading-Edge of Meditation @ Samsara House 2023
    Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    Learn how to practice traditional meditation and mindfulness being done everywhere, learn why waking up is such an important evolutionary next step for humanity and then go beyond traditional practices to experience the leading-edge of ...
    Yoga for Spine Flexibility 2:00 pm
    Yoga for Spine Flexibility @ Love Grow Yoga Studio
    Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    This workshop is a wonderful way to experience Kundalini yoga. Learn powerful breath linked movements, meditation, mantra and relaxation designed to promote flexibility and mobility of the spine. Open to all levels and great for beginners.
    Spiritual Education and Enrichment Week 2016: Tools for the Oneness Journey 7:00 pm
    Spiritual Education and Enrichment Week 2016: Tools for the Oneness Journey @ Unity of Gaithersburg
    Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Also June 20-24 9:30am-9pm. Accelerate your conscious journey with courses in meditation, metaphysics and scripture. A SEE in the Field event.
    MUIH Webinar: Careers in Herbal Medicine 7:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: Careers in Herbal Medicine @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    This webinar will introduce you to the various careers available for herbalists now and into the future. You’ll hear about the exciting work of some of our alumni as well as the industry and consumer ...
    Mommy and Me and Daddy Too 10:00 am
    Mommy and Me and Daddy Too @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Join Dawson’s Market on the Rockville Town Square for Earth-friendly crafts and yummy snacks. Live entertainment and tons of fun.
    Illuminating Herbs in Watercolors 5:30 pm
    Illuminating Herbs in Watercolors @ Common Good City Farm, V St, between 2nd and 4th St, NW
    Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Join cookbook author Marcella Kriebel and Common Good City Farm herbalist Tricia McCauley for a relaxing evening of exploring herbs through art and medicine.
    Community Lecture Series: Exploring Shamanism 6:30 pm
    Community Lecture Series: Exploring Shamanism
    Jun 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    With Diana Goroff. Join us as we venture to the realm of the Great Spirit. Find your power animal. Come learn more. All are welcome. Bring your family and friends; we provide the munchies. A ...
    Get Happy 7:00 pm
    Get Happy @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
    Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Through June 25. A Two-day immersive experience. Learn the Art of Living Foundation’s powerful Sudarshan Kriya© Breathing Technique and a plethora of other breathing and meditation techniques. Featuring special sessions led by founder and world ...
    200-Hour Teacher Training Summer Extended Session 7:00 am
    200-Hour Teacher Training Summer Extended Session @ Yoga District
    Jun 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Sat and Sun through Aug 14. Hands-on modules focus on various yoga traditions including Vinyasa flow, alignment, power, dharma, astanga, sivananda, restorative, prenatal, seniors, chair yoga and trauma-sensitive yoga. With an understanding of these diverse ...
    Healing Touch – Level 1 8:30 am
    Healing Touch – Level 1
    Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
    With Lucrezia Mangione. A Healing Touch class is for the person who wants to enhance wellness in themselves and the lives of people they care about by using the gift of energetic touch. You will possess ...
    Get Happy 9:00 am
    Get Happy @ Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
    Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Through June 25. A Two-day immersive experience. Learn the Art of Living Foundation’s powerful Sudarshan Kriya© Breathing Technique and a plethora of other breathing and meditation techniques. Featuring special sessions led by founder and world ...
    Neck, Back and Beyond Booth 12:00 pm
    Neck, Back and Beyond Booth @ Ripple at Stillwaters
    Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm
    Visit our interactive booth at the Ripple at Stillwaters in Marshall, VA.
    Richmond Vegetarian Festival 12:00 pm
    Richmond Vegetarian Festival @ Bryan Park
    Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Now in its 14th year, the festival continues to grow each year and has become a favorite family outing for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Come join us for the best RVA Veggie Fest ever.
    Ripple Music and Arts Festival 12:00 pm
    Ripple Music and Arts Festival @ Stillwater Studio
    Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm
    isit the Neck, Back & Beyond interactive booth at this fundraiser for the Alex Gioeli Memorial Fund, which supports the Next Generation of Unity (NGU).
    Celebrating Summer Foods 1:00 pm
    Celebrating Summer Foods @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Chef Cathryn Pethick provides a hands-on cooking class honoring seasonal foods to aid in healing.
    MUIH Webinar: Coaching Simulation Workshop 7:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: Coaching Simulation Workshop @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    In this webinar, you’ll actually observe one of our coaching faculty members, a highly experienced coach, conduct a simulated coaching session with a client.
    Dalai Lama Awakening – Conscious Film Night June 2016 7:30 pm
    Dalai Lama Awakening – Conscious Film Night June 2016 @ Samsara House 2023
    Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Ayurvedic/ organic tea and conscious snacks served.
    Living with a Happy, Healthy Cat 9:00 am
    Living with a Happy, Healthy Cat @ Veterinary Holistic Center
    Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
    Learn more about your cat’s health, constitution, diet and environment to optimize their wellness and happiness. The agenda features lectures, Q and A and panel discussions.
    The Ethical Therapist 9:30 am
    The Ethical Therapist
    Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Massage therapist and educator, communications professional, award-winning author and certified in plant-based nutrition, Kelly teaches ethics classes at PMTI in the professional program. Her class is lively and fun—explore real world solutions to your current or ...
    Jazz Brunch 11:00 am
    Jazz Brunch @ Dawson’s Market
    Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    All you can eat brunch buffet that includes an extended breakfast hot bar, salad bar, a locally-made bagel and lox station, a made to order omelet station and a waffle station, dessert and mimosa tasting.
    Diversity Training for Massage Therapists 1:30 pm
    Diversity Training for Massage Therapists
    Jun 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    With Kelly Madrone. This class is required for Maryland licensure renewals. Massage Therapist and Educator, Communications Professional, Award-winning Author and certified in plant based nutrition, Kelly teaches ethics classes at PMTI in the professional program. Her ...
    Couples Massage 2:00 pm
    Couples Massage
    Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    This 3-hour class will focus on increasing awareness of self and your significant other during the energetic exchange that occurs through using Swedish massage. You will learn to apply specific strokes and how to adjust your ...
    Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group 5:00 pm
    Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Enjoy a light dinner and facilitated group session.
    Laughter Yoga 6:30 pm
    Laughter Yoga @ Arlington Central Library auditorium
    Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Please join us for a playful and fun practice that has been proven to reduce stress and strengthen the immune system. The session ends with a silent meditation.
    Tools and Techniques for Weeding and Harvesting without Breaking your Back 5:30 pm
    Tools and Techniques for Weeding and Harvesting without Breaking your Back @ Common Good City Farm, V St, between 2nd and 4th St, NW
    Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Learn from Farm Manager Tools and techniques that you can use in the garden to reduce your back strain and be more productive in the garden.
    Movie Night 7:00 pm
    Movie Night @ Neck Back and Beyond
    Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm
    We will be screening Merchants of Doubt. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities, yet have the contrary aim of spreading confusion about well-studied threats. Organic snacks provided; ...