Healing Touch – Level 2 8:30 am
Healing Touch – Level 2 @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Through Oct 2. A continuation of skills learned in Level 1 – A Healing Touch class is for the person who wants to enhance by using the gift of energetic touch. 17.5 CEUs.
Why are my joints and muscles hurting? I am too you to have Arthritis 9:30 am
Why are my joints and muscles hurting? I am too you to have Arthritis @ Mosby building
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Come find out how you can feel better and avoid taking medications with dangerous side effects to treat pain.
Explore the Body as Energy – With Tao Porchon-Lynch 10:00 am
Free Tai Chi Class 10:00 am
Free Tai Chi Class @ Fairview Park
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
With Joanne Chang. Tai Chi is a form of martial arts that teaches defense techniques while imparting health benefits. Known as “meditation in motion,” the art form has evolved over many years as an effective ...
Mindfulness for Stress Management 12:00 pm
Mindfulness for Stress Management @ The Mindfulness Center
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Aurora Hutchinson in learning simple mindfulness practices for improving your health and wellbeing. Explore the physiology of mindfulness and experience for yourself mindfulness practices for stress management, health and relaxation.
Conversation with a Master 12:30 pm
Journey Through the Chakras 2:00 pm
Dharma Yoga Maha Sadhana 3:00 pm
Dharma Yoga Maha Sadhana @ Be Here Now Yoga Healing and Wellness
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Maha Sadhana means The Great Practice. This class is the most efficient yoga practices as taught by Sri Dharma Mittra. There will be chanting, breathing exercises, meditation, asanas and a long, relaxing yoga nidra practice.
Kirtan Fundraiser 7:00 pm
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) @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sequence of acupressure points that is designed to ease the human stress response and support overall well-being. 6 CEUs Part 2 (afternoon only, 3 CEUs).
Diversity Training for Massage Therapists 1:30 pm
Diversity Training for Massage Therapists @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Note: this class is required for Maryland licensure renewals. 1 CEU.
The Goddess: Divine Mother of the Universe 2:00 pm
100 Ways to Protect Your Family in a Wireless World 10:00 am
Intro to Herbal Medicine Series 5:30 pm
Reiki I 5:30 pm
Reiki I @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Through Oct 8. Reiki is a Japanese word meaning Spirit, Soul or Universal God (Rei) and energy, force, or Breath of Life (Ki).
Reiki I and II 5:30 pm
Reiki I and II @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Through Oct 9. Introduction on the first day for Reiki I. Reiki II teaches symbols to use in practice, building on what you learned in Reiki I. 16 CEUs.
The Connection Practice (Level 1) – for therapists and the community 6:00 pm
The Connection Practice (Level 1) – for therapists and the community @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Through Oct 8. Part I – Social and Emotional Intelligence for all. Master the communication skills needed to promote peaceful relationships with others and within yourself. 12 CEUs.
Developing Spiritual Confidence 7:00 pm
Befriending Yourself: An Autumn Daylong Meditation Retreat 10:45 am
The Human Journey 11:00 am
The Human Journey @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Learn about a five-step process based on The Hero’s Journey to navigate illness, grief and loss. Use guided meditation, creative expression and reflection to explore the journey of illness, impermanence and healing.
Posture Workshop 12:00 pm
Chant4Change 1:00 pm
Chant4Change @ Lincoln Memorial
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mantra music event at the Lincoln Memorial.
Journal to the Self 2:00 pm
Reiki II 9:30 am
Reiki II @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Students are taught three symbols to use in deepening their use of Reiki for themselves and others, continuing the journey of transformation begun in Reiki I. 7 CEUs.
Yoga Foundation 11:30 am
Yoga Foundation @ Bikram Yoga Riverdale Park
Oct 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga and mindful movement is intrinsically good for everybody—especially the bodies of children who are still developing, growing and learning how to move in space and time. Bring a child to yoga.
Children’s Sangha 4:15 pm
Children’s Sangha @ The Center for Mindful Living
Oct 9 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
For 5-to-12-year-olds, accompanied by parents. The class provides young children with a Buddhist framework to explore their inner life, understand the causes of emotional stress and develop peace, wisdom and kindness.
Charting Your Path to Wholeness: The Enneagram of Healing 7:00 pm
Charting Your Path to Wholeness: The Enneagram of Healing @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Smith Center Co-Founder Michael Lerner to explore the enneagram, an ancient archetypal symbol and learn how to use it in healing work with ourselves and others.
Oneness Consciousness and Everyday Health Conference 10:00 am
Truth 12:30 pm
Truth @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Experience the powerful, mysterious and surprising gifts that emerge as you listen to healing poetry and let your inner poet out.
Teacher Training 6:00 pm
Teacher Training @ The Mindfulness Center
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Through Oct 16. 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.
MUIH Webinar: Careers in Herbal Medicine 7:00 pm
Weekend Meditation Retreat 6:30 pm
Weekend Meditation Retreat @ The Mindfulness Center
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Through Oct 16. Experiential in nature, the Advanced Meditation Seminar takes the student deep into the realms of personal awareness and integration with the universal field of awareness—ultimate consciousness.
Full Moon Healing Sanctuary 7:00 pm
Full Moon Healing Sanctuary @ Be Here Now Yoga Healing and Wellness
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for the October full moon opening ceremony, healing shamanic drum journeying, guided meditation, heart opening vegan chocolate and tonic and community love.
Movie – Written on the Water 7:00 pm
Movie – Written on the Water @ Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Written on Water is a moving elegy for the Ogallala aquifer, equal parts visual poetry and harsh reality. Groundwater decline collide with Texan Independence and Self Reliance.
Singles Sangha 7:00 pm
Quantum-Touch Level 1 9:30 am
Quantum-Touch Level 1 @ Intuitive Wellness Center
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Through Oct 16. Quantum-Touch is an energy modality that combines scientific principles with simple body awareness exercises to create a powerful, natural field of healing energy for the body to self-heal.
Calling in the Moonlight: A Spiritual and Healing Retreat 10:00 am
Health Care Provider CPR 10:00 am
Health Care Provider CPR @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Red Cross Approved. Please note: New regulations in Maryland for LMTs state the healthcare provider CPR is required prior to re-licensing this fall.
Retreat: Shakti Awakening 10:00 am
Retreat: Shakti Awakening @ Shakti Vidya Yoga Studio
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am
Through Oct 16. Retreat includes yoga, meditation, journaling, discussion, vegetarian lunch and kirtan music.
Open Fireside Chat Awakening Circle 7:30 pm
Dance2Divest: Become Part of MoCo’s Climate Solution 8:00 pm
Herbal Medicine Making Workshop 10:00 am
Herbal Medicine Making Workshop @ Centro Ashé Farm
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hands on class including plant walk, background in herbalism, folk medicine making techniques, herbal preparations. Start your own herbal medicine kit.
Introduction to Shamanic Healing 10:00 am
Introduction to Shamanic Healing @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open to all. Learn how shamanic healing practices can be integrated into a massage.
Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival 11:00 am
Breast Awareness and Women’s Health Talk 7:00 pm
Breast Awareness and Women’s Health Talk @ Neck Back & Beyond Healing Arts
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm
New information and video clips on the safety of breast thermography and why it’s an essential screening tool geared toward early detection and prevention.
Healing from Chronic Illness with Paleo Diets 7:00 pm
Healing from Chronic Illness with Paleo Diets @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Arlington mom of three Jennifer Robins, of predominantly paleo blog, will share her health journey and describe how following a Paleo diet helped her reverse several chronic health conditions and manage autoimmune disorders.
MUIH Webinar: Careers in Health Coaching 7:00 pm
White Tantric Yoga 7:45 am
White Tantric Yoga @ Raj Yoga Center
Oct 22 @ 7:45 am – 6:00 pm
Group meditation done in pairs. Enables you to break through blocks from the subconscious, opening doors towards success and happiness.
Achieving Optimal Health Conference 9:00 am
Natural Family Fair 10:00 am
CCWH Light Fair 1:00 pm
Signing—11 Reasons to Become Race Literate 2:00 pm
Signing—11 Reasons to Become Race Literate @ The Potter's House
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Race literacy changes everything. It changes the way we view ourselves and our nation. Race literacy gives us the proper context in which to ground our conversations on Race. It touches our heart and leaves ...
Food as the First Medicine, the Power of Fermented Food and Superfoods versus Supplements 3:00 pm
Food as the First Medicine, the Power of Fermented Food and Superfoods versus Supplements @ Holistic Veterinary Healing
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jacqueline Hill will address conventional medicine and the influence of the pharmaceutical industry as well as the power of fermentation as mother nature’s natural medicine.
How to Reverse High Blood Sugar or Diabetes 7:30 pm
How to Reverse High Blood Sugar or Diabetes @ Mosby building
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2 out of 3 people have insulin resistance, diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes is a major risk factor for Alzheimer’s. We all need to learn to control our metabolism better. Come learn what factors affect your ...
Acuthon 12:00 pm
Acuthon @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12-2pm.and 4-7pm Join MUIH, the first accredited acupuncture school in the US for free acupuncture treatments to celebrate National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day. Beginner or experienced, you are welcome to attend and can expect ...
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra 8:00 pm
Moving Dialogues 6:30 pm
Moving Dialogues @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Artistic Director of Contradiction Dance Kelly King to shed light on individual personal experiences through physical movement and expression. Prior dance experience is not required.
Movie Night 7:00 pm
Movie Night @ Neck Back and Beyond (Mosby building)
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Mindfulness Movie helps to define what mindfulness is and how the concept of neuroplasticity manages stress, anxiety, PTSD and depression. The movie walks you through eight practical, foundational mindful lessons. Discussion at the end ...
Energetic Well Being Free Demonstration 7:30 pm
Energetic Well Being Free Demonstration @ Be Here Now Yoga Healing and Wellness
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
LeRoy Malouf, developer of the Energetic Well Being Process is hosting a free demonstration of his technique. Learn how to become free of symptoms and live from your natural state of vitality, joy and love.
Ways of Dwelling 9:30 am
Ways of Dwelling @ Helicon Works Architecture
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
The workshop explores the dialogue between our inner Home – our life’s journey to wholeness – and our physical home. By working with poetic images of Home through creative/meditative exercises, participants deepen the way they ...
Feet -Trager Approach 10:00 am
Feet -Trager Approach @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Trager approach offers great ways of working effectively with foot-related issues brought to us by clients. 6 CEUs.
Altered Books: Letting Go and Letting In 12:30 pm
Altered Books: Letting Go and Letting In @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
Oct 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Altering books provides a symbolically rich means to explore transformation and renewal by making art intentionally to engage in growth and change. Recycle old books into new works of art by using mixed-media collage, painting, ...
Releasing Old Patterns, Embracing New Possibilities (A Shadow Workshop) 2:00 pm
CPR/First Aid 10:00 am
CPR/First Aid @ Potomac Massage Therapy Institute
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Red Cross approved.
Couples Massage Class 2:00 pm