February Events Registration 2014
If you are registering closer than 48 hours before an event, please call the store to register: 503-224-4929.
Tellington TTouch for You and Your Animal!
Lauren McCall and Debby Potts, Sat. Feb. 1, 2-5 pm, $30
Tellington TTouch® is a wonderful way to release tension, pain and stress for everyone, including your animal companions! It is a system of gentle circular TTouches, lifts and slides that works at the cellular level to alleviate pain, stress and promote well being. The shifts that occur can be quick, have long lasting or permanent results and feel wonderful. While animals will not be attending this class, you will learn the basic skills that you can apply to ANY species. Come join us and learn how TTouch can help bring balance and well-being to you, your human and animal family. Lauren McCall is a TTouch instructor, author and animal communicator. Debby Potts is a TTouch instructor, Body Talk Practitioner and Life Coach. IntegratedAnimal.com
The India Traveler
Marjorie Kircher, Sat. Feb. 1, 7-8:30pm $12
In January 1973, Marjorie Kircher left Kansas, headed to India. Following a circuitous route of 8,000 miles, she ended up in Istanbul where she boarded a rickety purple and orange bus driven by British expats headed for Delhi. The old bus ferried its riders into unforeseen adventures along parts of the old Silk Road through Turkey, Iran and the deep gorges of Afghanistan, the mountains of Pakistan and finally, India. Marjorie tells of the people she met, the families she lived with and the experiences she had exploring the elusive Indian culture. Come hear author, Marjorie Kircher, recounting these adventures and more, from her new book, The India Traveler.
Year of the Horse: Stepping into Power of Creativity and Change
Kelly Davidson and Raina Rowland, Sun. Feb. 2, 2-5 pm, $35
Enthusiasm, courage, adventure, independence and freedom are the clarion call of the Year of the Horse. We will be stepping into our power and connecting to the untamed wild creative spirit that lives in all of us. If you’ve been asking yourself when are things going to get started, well this is it. The Year of the Horse brings fun-loving social activities and a great deal of change into our lives. Your Astrological Chart will provide a guide to understanding your soul’s true purpose. Using astrology and collage we will explore that spiritual purpose linked to your true life’s passion. The North Node aspect of your astrology chart is the compass that guides you towards success and fulfillment. All materials are provided. Kelly Davidson is a resident Astrologer at New Ren. Raina Rowland is a Destiny Card consultant and reader at New Ren.
SPECIAL Wednesday Meditation with Vanamali Mataji
Vanamali Mataji, Wed. Feb. 5, 5:30-6:30 pm, FREE!
We are very blessed to have tonight’s meditation led by our beloved guest, Vanamali Mataji from Rishikesh, India. Come join us, dive deep in meditation and enjoy the vibrations of this scared evening. Founder of Vanamali Gita Yoga Ashram in India, Vanamali Mataji has authored eleven books, most recently being Shiva: Stories and Teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana and The Science Called Hinduism. vanamaliashram.org
Stories and Teachings of the Hindu deities
Vanamali Mataji, Wed. Feb. 5, 6:30-8:30 pm $20
Join Vanamali Mataji as she shares the timeless legends and ancient way of life of her beloved homeland, India. With illuminating authenticity, Vanamali will teach the wisdom of her country by introducing the gods of the Hindu pantheon. From Shiva, the most ancient and complex deity of the Hindu pantheon to Shakti, the Divine Mother or divine power that manifests, sustains, and transforms the universe, you will learn about how these deities as well as many others, each provide very important life lessons and teachings to help people make positive choices in their lives. Founder of Vanamali Gita Yoga Ashram in India, Vanamali Mataji has authored eleven books, most recently Shiva: Stories and Teachings from the Shiva Mahapurana and The Science Called Hinduism. vanamaliashram.org
Enhance Your Vibration: Jewelry as a Spiritual Tool
Martha Soria Sears, Fri. Feb. 7, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Baubles, bangles and beads are more than mere ornaments that enhance the body these days. They’ve become talismans to heal the soul. Jewelry transmits its own energy as it is in contact with your body for hours at a time. Come learn to utilize the power of your jewelry in this fun and dynamic class. You will learn to select the right metals, stones, and designs that align to the path or goals you are working toward. You will also learn about crystals and colors and how they can affect your energy field. Martha Sears is the author of the book, Colors for Life: A Workbook, the host of the web TV show “Awaken Your Power,” and has a weekly webinar series, “Awaken Your Intuition.” NSTransformation.com
Discovering Your Animal Guides: A Shamanic Journey
Michelle Levesque, Sat. Feb. 8, 2-4 pm, $20
Animal Totems are powerful symbols and humans have long celebrated the importance of their energy and strength. They tell us more about who we are, reveal our hidden qualities, and help us reflect on our lives with a new perspective. People have asked for assistance from spirit animals for thousands of years, and today we continue the practice of honoring their power. Journey with Michelle to discover the identity of your animal guide then meditate on its role in your life and the wisdom of its energy. Michelle Levesque, an Animal Communicator and Reiki Master, draws upon a lifetime of working with animal energies to bring you this unique and revealing experience. joyofenergy.com
A Valentine to Remember: The New Loving You Paradigm
Rob Hernandez, Sat. Feb. 8, 7-8:30 pm, $15
If you could TRULY love yourself, how would your world change? How do you know if you really are now? What if there was a simple way to suddenly love you more?! Discover where you are in regards to your self-love today and some astonishing ways to elevate that to the next level, from Rob’s life-changing book, Simply Love. See a live demo with Rob in his miraculous and moving Loving You Process that has led hundreds of clients to self-love like they never had before. Robert Hernandez is the author of Simply Love and an accomplished Master of Neuro-Linguistics, Hypnotherapy and Reiki with a thriving LA counseling practice. robhernandez-simplylove.com
Dana Lynne Andersen, Sun. Feb. 9, 1 pm-5 pm, $40
Learn simple, practical, and potent ways to awaken your full spectrum capacities and navigate skillfully in an increasingly multi-dimensional world. This course will combine dynamic lecture and media presentation of quantum principles in physics and neuroscience with hands on experiential processes that catalyze your creative capacity. Dana Lynne Andersen, MA, founder of the Academy of Art, Creativity & Consciousness, is acclaimed for her pioneering use of the arts as a vehicle for shifting consciousness. An inspirational luminary, she has taught and exhibited on three continents.
Reiki and Power Animals
Colleen Benelli, Tues. Feb. 11, 7-8:30pm $12
Power animals are the enlightened spirit guides of the animal nations. Learn about power animals and how they assist us in our daily lives and our Reiki practices. Through Colleen’s guided meditation, you will meet your power animal and have the opportunity to ask them how to develop a closer working relationship with them. Reiki experience is not necessary. Colleen Benelli is a Usui/Tibetan Karuna® Reiki Master. reikilifestyle.com.
Ean McClane, Wed. Feb. 12, 19, 26, 5:30-6:30 pm, FREE!
Group meditation always helps you to go deeper! You’ve learned to meditate now you’re looking for opportunities to fit it into your life. New Renaissance Bookshop is offering a free drop-in meditation session each week. Drop by after work and enjoy a quiet session of peace with like-minded people. Bring your pillow, bench, shawl or other meditation supplies. Ean McClane has been practicing and teaching meditation for 15 years. meditation.eanmcclane.com
Heal Yourself with Emotional Freedom Technique
John Freedom, Thurs. Feb. 13, 7-8:30 pm $15
EFT Tapping is the next big trend in self-help, personal growth and alternative health. Come join EFT expert and educator, John Freedom, author of, Heal Yourself With Emotional Freedom Technique as he explains this simple and effective method of resolving all types of issues. He demonstrates and tells of the many uses for EFT, including tapping to achieve goals and outcomes, for career success, intimacy & relationships, for peak performance and better health through many success stories by practioners. John Freedom serves as research coordinator for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology, and is the author of Heal Yourself With Emotional Freedom Technique. JohnFreedom.com
Full Moon Drumming Circle: For Peace and Healing
Connie Hill, Fri. Feb. 14, 6:30-8 pm $15
Drumming and rattling help clear and shift energy, help release what is no longer needed in our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies, and help us manifest new energy in our lives. We will clear our personal energy and then focus on how to replace what was released. Last, we’ll act as conduits for planetary healing. Join Connie Hill who has taught rattle and drum making and led drumming circles for more than 20 years. For 12 years Connie Hill was NRB’s event coordinator. Now, in her private practice she offers astrology readings, spiritual coaching, ceremonial tool making and ritual classes to help people in their personal transitions. Bring a drum, rattle or other percussion instruments. A few extra instruments will be available. GMNite.com
Tapping Into Empowerment: Level One EFT Training
John Freedom, Sat. Feb. 15, 12-5:30 pm $60
Come discover EFT! Emotional Freedom Technique is a revolutionary new method for rapidly resolving any form of emotional distress or trauma, simply by tapping on acu-points; tapping to work on both the mind and energy meridians in the body. It is easy to learn and will help you release old negative patterns for self-healing and empowerment. This Level One EFT Training is for anyone wishing to relieve aches and pains, fears and phobias, traumas and PTSD, enhance performance, build greater confidence and self-esteem. This dynamic seminar is both life-changing and fun. John Freedom serves as research coordinator for the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology, and is the author of Heal Yourself With Emotional Freedom Technique. JohnFreedom.com
Discover your past lives in your Astrological Birth Chart
Lauren Balin, Sat. Feb. 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Did you know that your birth chart contains valuable information about your past lives? Using evolutionary astrology techniques and intuition, together we can detect and interpret some of your past lives and why you have the chart you have. You may be amazed at how past lives play out in the present and how much this information can help you. Knowing your past life stories and what you came to accomplish this time around helps you gain greater self-understanding, acceptance and sense of your true purpose. Lauren Balin is a Certified Evolutionary Astrologer for more than 25 years. Her readings are spiritually based and offer an in-depth understanding of the soul journey in both this and past lives. Intentionalastrology.net
Shamanic Celebration and Transmission
Frank Coppieters, Sun. Feb. 16, 10:30 am-4 pm, $55
Frank Coppieters, Ph.D. will take you on a couple of shamanic journeys with the intent to call in transformative and healing energies. His work is internationally known to provide a deep opening of the heart, a brightening of consciousness, empowerment, and a strong transmission of life enhancing force. He enlists guides, power animals and angelic beings in a very intimate way. He will also share some of his recent channeled messages which have a pure and uplifting vibration. Frank Coppieters, Ph.D. is an international teacher and shaman. The spiritual messages he receives during his public meditations have been published as the Handbook for the Evolving Heart. He also recorded I Am Calling You (with Shama) and Shamanic Journeys. When he is not traveling he leads the Living Light Center in Portland where he offers shamanism, Reiki, and private sessions. LivingLightCenter.com
Open Your Heart to Miracle Relationships
Terry McGill, Wed. Feb. 19, 7-8:30 pm $15
Learn how opening our heart can create miracles in relationships. Draw the perfect person into your life. Transform relationships with your partner; with co-workers. This can happen literally overnight. Terry will lead you in three of the most powerful practices he uses to guide clients in transforming the heart. Every month, these 3rd Wednesday Mini-Workshops offer effective, uncomplicated methods to heal. These practices are from the teachings and writings of NY Times Best Selling author Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha. Terry McGill has been trained by Dr. Sha and Certified as a Soul Healing Teacher and Healer. IWillHealMyself.com
The Healing Paradox: A Revolutionary Approach to Treating and Curing Physical and Mental Illness
Dr. Steven Goldsmith, Thurs. Feb. 20, 7-8:30pm, $12
Why does Western medicine fail to cure chronic physical and mental illness? Why do so many treatments and drugs work only for a limited time before eventually losing effectiveness or producing harmful side effects? Dr. Steven Goldsmith’s believes that the root of the problem is our combative approach. Instead of resisting and fighting our ailments, we should cooperate with and even embrace them. Steven Goldsmith received his MD at the Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. He has practiced medicine, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and homeopathy. He lives in Portland where he maintains a practice that emphasizes natural solutions for mental and physical illness; and the author of The Healing Paradox: A Revolutionary Approach to Treating and Curing Physical and Mental Illness. greenpsychiatrist.com
But You Knew That Already: An Evening With Psychic Dougall Fraser
Dougall Fraser, Fri. Feb. 21, 6:30-8:30pm $25
Join world-renowned psychic Dougall Fraser for a night of laughter and spirituality! During this informative and highly entertaining evening, Dougall discusses his unique journey of becoming a professional intuitive. Dougall shares the tools he has developed to become one of the leading voices in the New Age community. Live audience readings and guaranteed laughs will ensue! Dougall Fraser is a Life Coach and psychic in Los Angeles. He has been featured on many national TV shows, is recognized as a top psychic by Spin magazine, The New York Post, and the Dallas Observer and is the author of the bestselling book, But You Knew That Already: What a Psychic Can Teach You About Life. Dougallfraser.com
Empowering The Empath!
Dougall Fraser, Sat. Feb. 22, 2-5 pm $50
Empathy is one of the most profound psychic abilities that we possess. It can attract wonderful people and experiences to us but it can also make it difficult to distinguish between our personal emotional experiences versus others. Dougall will teach you a deeper understanding of what it means to be an Empath and how to use it to your advantage. Learn techniques to connect with someone’s emotional state while maintaining your center, clear your personal energy, exercises to clear a room and techniques to protect yourself in the world. Dougall Fraser is a world-renowned psychic, TV personality and Life Coach. He is the author of the bestselling book, But You Knew That Already: What a Psychic Can Teach You About Life. Dougallfraser.com
Tarot Mandala: Your 2014 Tarot Collage
Ailynn Halvorson and Jennifer Diallo, Sun. Feb. 23, 1- 4pm, $35
What does your year ahead look like? What Tarot year are you entering? What are the messages that your spirit wishes you to receive and learn this year? In this workshop you will have the opportunity to make a Tarot Mandala to see more clearly the path on which you are walking and set your intentions on how you wish to proceed. We will then create a Vision Card to set you on your way. Please bring a journal, a deck of tarot cards and you intentions for your New Years journey. Ailynn Halvorson is an Elemental Tarot Reader and Instructor and Jennifer Diallo is an intuitive guide whose healing methods are based on developing self-awareness through divination in order to support personal empowerment. Butterflyriver.com
Heal with Aboriginal Secrets
Robbi Holz, Fri., Feb. 28, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Known for their remarkable healing abilities, the remote Australian Aborigines utilize Divine Source, spirit guides and the limitless mind. Robbie Holz tells how she healed herself of Hepatitis C, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia using their 60,000-year-old healing principles. In this fun and informative introduction, Robbie shares the five healing secrets that saved her life and that of her husband, Gary. Robbie Holz is an international speaker, body/mind/spirit consultant and co-author of the multiple-award-winning book Secrets of Aboriginal Healing: A Physicist’s Journey with a Remote Australian Tribe. She also worked with Outback Aborigines. Visit holzwellness.com.