June Events Registration 2013
If you are registering closer than 48 hours before an event, please call the store to register: 503-224-4929.
Contact Your Angels for Empowerment
Dawn Lianna, Sat. June 1, 10:30 am - 1 pm, $25
Contacting your angels helps you access their deep abiding love and increases your guidance and sense of peace. If you want to see, sense, feel and hear your spiritual guides and angels there are strategies that will help you connect and follow your inner guidance with enthusiasm. We will use guided journeys to meet your guides and angels, learn ways to see, sense and feel their guidance, develop strategies for following intuition, increase self-trust and learn skills to connect with your angels so you can call them into your daily life even more effectively. Dawn Lianna, MA is a well-loved inspirational trainer and intuitive reader. She is the author of two best-selling Daily Om Classes on Angels, offering this fun and empowering class. IntuitiveCallings.com
Awakening Your Mystic Self
Marie Friend, Sat. June 1, 2-5 pm, $30
You are your own Teacher. A “guru’ is your ultimate guide but it’s your journey. The time has come whereby humanity is being forced to change and its time to recognize who you are - your Mystic Self. Follow me as I lead you into balancing your Chakras, restoring that vital energy that supports your body; cleansing your Auric field and conversing with your Spirit. You will enter into your own world of Dreams and Past Lives, connecting with like-minded Souls. Marie Friend is a psychic who specializes in past-life regression and is the author of STAR, a story of reincarnation based on historical fact. Check out our Readers Section for Marie’s past lives reading dates. MarieFriend.com
Colors for Life: Using Color and Drawing to Open an Inner Dialogue
Martha Soria Sears, Sat. June 1, 7-8:30 pm, $12
It’s true! Coloring pictures is a fun and easy way to solve those problems, situations and fears that cause stress and anxiety. Martha Sears will introduce and discuss the research, content and techniques of her book, Colors for Life. Then, participants will delve into a hands-on activity using a sample exercise from the book, coloring utensils and examining the various translations with Martha helping to interpret pictures and providing suggestions for next steps. This fun filled class will be both surprising and illuminating! Don’t miss it! Martha Soria Sears is a clinical hypnotherapist and has been in the field of human potential and transformation for 27 years. She is the author of the book Colors for Life: A Workbook.
SoulCollage® and Abundance
Suzie Wolfer, Sun. June 2, 12-4:30 pm, $60
Want to feel more at peace with money and finances? Experience true abundance: wanting what you have, having what you want and letting go of the rest. Get acquainted with shadow areas blocking the flow of opportunity and prosperity. Using SoulCollage® discover your treasures and inner resources - the source of abundance. Begin a magnificent deck of uniquely personal cards that help you connect Self and Soul. Partner with the oracle inside, your Wise Self and dance back into FLOW. It’s easy. Anyone can do it. All materials provided. Suzie Wolfer, LCSW, delights in her 23 years as a psychotherapist. She integrates her training in traditional therapy as well as metaphysics and mindfulness into her workshops. SuzieWolfer.com
Ean McClane, Wed. June 5, 12, 19, 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. We’ll start the session with a short guided meditation, followed by Q & A period, and then we will go into a longer 30 minute meditation. Bring your pillow, bench, shawl or other meditation supplies. Ean McClane has been practicing and teaching meditation for 15 years.
Paramahansa Jagadish will be leading the Meditation on Wed. June 26, 5:30-6:30 pm
An Evening With Anam Thubten
Anam Thubten, Fri. June 7, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Through the essential wisdom of Buddhism and his personal experience on the spiritual path, Anam Thubten brings alive the timeless teachings and invites everyone to participate. These teachings are free of any sect or dogma. They point directly to the recognition of one’s true nature as boundless love, unfettered by a false sense of a self that is separate from others and free from any limitations of egoistic mind. Anam Thubten was born in Tibet and as a child and young adult received extensive academic and spiritual training in the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. He has been teaching in the U.S. and abroad since the early 1990s and is the author of books and articles in both the Tibetan and English languages. His English titles include No Self No Problem and The Magic of Awareness. DharmataFoundation.com
Moving from Distress to De-Stress
Laurel Gregory, Sat. June 8, 11-1, pm, $20
Stress will occur in our lives, regardless of where we live, what type of relationships we have, or what we do. We do have the choice in how we respond to stress when it does occur. What if there was a simple method for reducing the stress in your life? This workshop will teach a practice of noticing states of contraction and how to move eloquently through that to the state of expansion. By responding differently to stressful situations we become healthier, happier and are able to build stronger relationships. Laurel Gregory is a Certified Facilitator and Trainer for the Passion Test. Her practice, Living In Your Light, provides workshops and coaching with a focus on career engagement and stress management. Livinginyourlight.com
Simple Steps for Starting Over
Cheryl Maloney, Sat. June 8, 2-5 pm, $30
Are you starting over in some aspect of your life? Did you think you’d be retired, married, set for life only to realize you’re back where you were when you were starting out? Traditional definitions of retirement, relationships and success have changed. Your ability to live a meaningful, abundant and joyful life has not. If you find yourself starting over join us for this liberating event and discover the limitless of your life! Cheryl L Maloney is the creator of Simple Steps... Real Change and #1 best selling author of Simple Steps for Real Life. Her latest book Simple Steps for Starting Over was released in December 2012. She is the Host of Simple Steps Real Change on Empower Radio. SimpleStepsRealChange.com
Lessons from the Source
Jack Armstrong, Sat. June 8, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Wouldn’t it be great if life came with an instruction manual? The good news is there is one and it’s filled with simple, practical (and enjoyable!) lessons to help us understand why we’re here and what life is all about. Come hear Jack Armstrong, the author of the book, Lessons from the Source: A Spiritual Guidebook for Navigating Life’s Journey, tell the story of how this incredible book came to him through Inner Dictation, the same phenomenon that created A Course In Miracles. Jack Armstrong is an explorer on the spiritual path whose life’s journey has included stops as a nonprofit executive, Peace Corps volunteer, congressional candidate, small business owner, actor, voiceover artist, and hospice volunteer. lessonsfromthesource.com
Keys of Transformation: Change Your Life Through the Sacred Symbols of the Alphabet
Jennifer Crebbin, Sun. June 9, 12-4, pm, $40
The sacred symbols we call the Alphabet when handwritten reveal exactly how we feel about the world and ourselves. Changing the way we form the letters of the Alphabet, we change our life. Using the Vimala Alphabet (taught in several Portland area schools), everyone will leave with specific, individualized instructions on exactly how to change your handwriting to support your desires instead of sabotaging them, take charge of your soul development, feel more like your true Self and immediately and dramatically change your life. Jennifer Crebbin, Certified Handwriting Consultant and life coach, wrote Soul Development through Handwriting, for teachers and adults on using the Vimala Alphabet as a transformative tool.
NCX Wellness Night: Occupying the Sacred Space of You
Pat Mayes, Tues. June 11, 7-9 pm, $10
Join Pat, Heal Your Life Coach and Archetypical Counselor, in this transformative beginning to learn how to more fully engage life in the spirit of love, gratitude, forgiveness, kindness and respect during times of prosperity and challenge. Answer these life-long questions: Who am I? Where am I in this process of my life right now? Why am I here now? What is my special purpose? Give voice to the message of a personal sole (soul) empowerment to love yourself the way you are. Receive a gift certificate for one hour of coaching. SacredSpaces.WiseWebsites.net
The Power of the Herd: A Non-predatory Approach to Social Intelligence, Leadership and Innovation
Linda Kohanov, Wed. June 12, 7-8:30 pm, $12
The Power of the Herd is ultimately concerned with social evolution; from a predatory dominance-submission paradigm to independence and then to empowered interdependence where groups of people learn how to collaborate effectively and considerately. The latter stage draws on the “power of the herd,” the ability of an authentic community to negotiate and support individual and group needs simultaneously, boosting inspiration, innovation, and connection, continually adjusting to challenging circumstances while fostering an adaptable yet joyful, balanced, sustainable lifestyle. Linda Kohanov is the author of The Tao of Equus: A Woman’s Journey of Healing and Transformation through the Way of the Horse and Riding Between the Worlds: Expanding Our Potential Through the Way of the Horse and a respected writer on Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy. poweroftheherd.com
What Does My Name Say About Me?
Sharón Wyeth, Fri. June 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
We all want to know what our name means and what our name conveys to others. Did you know that your name indicates your strengths and your challenges along with your personality traits? So many books on names say a few small words describing what individual names mean, but never how they got that information. Do you know where your emotions are located in your name or how to tell if someone is honest or not? It’s all in a name. Come learn about names and what they divulge using Neimology Science. Sharón Wyeth is the bestselling author of Know the Name, Know the Person and her upcoming book Know the Name; Know the Spirit. KnowTheName.com
The Name Game: How to Befriend Anyone Using Their Name
Sharón Wyeth, Sat. June 15, 1:30-5:30 pm, $40
Neimology Science, the study of the placement of the letters in a name, is used to increase our communication skills. Know how to start a conversation with anyone; what kind of gifts they like to receive, how to avoid power plays with others and basic traits that make understanding others so much easier. This introductory class on Neimology Science is a core to understanding others and ourselves better. Sharón Wyeth is the bestselling author of Know the Name, Know the Person and her upcoming book Know the Name; Know the Spirit. KnowTheName.com
One Law: Bridging the Gap Between Science and Spirituality
Dr. Ruth Miller, Sat. June 15, 7-8:30 pm. $12
In One Law, Dr. Ruth Miller incorporates the modern laws of physics, biology, cybernetics, and ecology with Henry Drummond’s original essays to decode the spiritual realm. Drummond’s groundbreaking observations are as relevant as ever. They bridge the gap between science and spirituality and forever change the way you see the world by rediscovering Drummond’s provocative theory that Natural Law and Spiritual Law are one in the same. Rev. Ruth L. Miller, PhD is an ordained minister in the New Thought tradition. She has interpreted the works of the greatest thinkers of the late 19th and early 20th century and is also the author of The New Game of Life and How to Play It. ruthmillerphd.com
Awaken, Align and Ascend: The Process of Human Transformation
Dr. Ruth Miller, Sun. June 16, 1-4 pm $30
We all hunger to become more of who we truly are. Modern science says that our bodies are not who we are and that we are part of and contribute to an infinite field of possibilities. Spiritual teachers of the past have lived lives and offered teachings that fit their time and place and provide us today with hints of possibilities. Their teachings are all about alignment of mind, body, and spirit as a process for transcending human limitations. Join Dr. Miller as she integrates ancient wisdom with modern understandings to help us all Awaken, Align, and Ascend. Rev. Ruth L. Miller, PhD is an ordained minister in the New Thought tradition and the editor of The Library of Hidden Knowledge series. ruthmillerphd.com
Active Awakening in the Real World: Satsang with Eric Altman
Eric Altman, Tues. June 18, 7-8:30 pm, $12
We are already awake, it is about claiming that and living in alignment with your true self. Come as you are for an exercise in awakening to deeper truths and speaking what is now. We create a safe and playful environment to identify and release deeply held patterns, thoughts and limitations. This will release pressure on the physical, emotional and spiritual bodies. The evening will include a Heart Field Healing meditation to initiate growth and movement. Please join us in building this circle of internal power and peace. EricAltman.com
How To Hear The Voice of Your Soul
Terry McGill, Wed. June 19, 7-8:30 pm $12
Tonight you can learn how to hear your soul and your guides. They are trying to give messages to us but our mind can misinterpret or block them. You will learn three simple and powerful methods to tune in and with daily practice you won’t have to guess you will know what your guidance is. 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
Sacred Journey of Your Soul: Through the Major Arcana of the Tarot
Katrina Wynne, Thurs. June 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Tarot wisdom profoundly reflects where you are in life, your deepest potential, and offers guidance for your journey. Please join this lively talk to discover the power of Tarot as we look at the “Hero’s Journey,” the story in the cards. You’ll never look at the “Death” card the same way again! No Tarot knowledge is necessary and everyone is welcome! Katrina Wynne, M.A. is an international metaphysical teacher, writer, and personal counselor. She has studied Tarot for 36 years. Visit her web site for more information. TarotCounseling.org Check our Readings Section for Katrina’s Tarot reading dates.
Summer Solstice Celebration: When The Bee Priestess Gathers Honey From The Sacred Hive
Ingrid Kincaid, Fri. June 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
There is a lazy, languorous feel to summer that invites you to bite into ripe, juicy fruit and savor the season. It’s the time when bees are busy making honey, a food fit for the gods. Let’s celebrate solstice by exploring ancient lore about bees, from honey mead to sacred sexuality to bee shamanism. Let’s honor the sun and her life-giving warmth. Ingrid Kincaid is a teacher of Northern Traditions Spirituality. She walks the Path of her European/British Isles ancestors. Her events are dynamic and engaging, part ritual and part remembering. TheRunesRevealed.com
Beginning Tarot Intensive: Knowledge of the Cards
Katrina Wynne, Sat. June 22, 10:30 am-5 pm, $65
This workshop demystifies the esoteric lessons of the Tarot, while developing a practical understanding of their meaning. Discover how the cards reflect the journey each of us travels in life with the Tarot as our guide. You will learn the history of the cards, symbolism, and easy ways to remember their messages. Plus, you will learn a powerful technique for reading the cards for yourself and others. Many useful handouts are provided. A fun time for everyone! All decks are welcome or buy a new one at New Renaissance. Katrina Wynne, M.A., is an international metaphysical teacher and soulful counselor. She has studied Tarot and other metaphysical traditions for 40 years and has taught Tarot at NRB since 1995. Visit her web site for more information. TarotCounseling.org Check our Readings Section for Katrina’s Tarot reading dates.
North Node: Uncover Your Hidden Gifts
Kelly Davidson and Raina Rowland, Sat. June 22, 7:30 - 9pm $12
The North node in your astrological chart is like discovering that your life is treasure map. The North node points us in the direction of our spiritual purpose while the South node describes what we have mastered from previous lifetimes. In this workshop you will learn what hidden treasures the North node has in store for you. Sign up early and we will have your astrological chart ready for you during the class. Kelly Davidson is a resident Astrologer at New Ren. Raina Rowland is a Destiny Card consultant and reader at New Ren. Check our Readers Section for Kelly’s and Raina’s reading dates.
Connie Hill, Sun. June 23, 1-2:30 pm, FREE!
For a transforming and reflective experience, everyone is invited to walk this ancient meditative symbol’s circular path with its twists and turns. Walking the labyrinth offers renewed awareness, guidance and clarity for our busy lives. In the labyrinth there is only one path, there are no short cuts. You have to “walk your talk” as you proceed along the circuitous walk to the center, then back out again. Drop-in to the event center anytime from 1-2:30 pm and Connie will answer questions to help you begin your walk. For 12 years Connie Hill was NRB’s event coordinator. She has taught rattle and drum making and led drumming circles for more than 20 years. Now in her private practice she offers astrology readings, spiritual coaching and ceremonial tool making and ritual classes to help people in their personal transitions. GMNite.com
Full Moon Drumming Circle: For Peace and Healing
Connie Hill, Sun. June 23, 3:30- 5pm $12
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 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
NCX Wellness Night: Your Door into the Akashics
Teri Uktena, Tues. June 25, 7-9 pm, $10
Join Teri Uktena, premier Akashic reader, on a journey into the Akashics. Through Teri’s guided meditation you will travel to the Akashics where you will be guided to environments and experiences tailored to the unique nature of your soul. Animal totems, teachers, guides and old friends may meet you in order to support your becoming. Items, rooms and natural spaces will present themselves in order to help you remember who you truly are. Teri is honored to provide you this opportunity to explore your spiritual path. AkashicReading.com
Paramahansa Jagadish, Wed. June 26, 5:30-6:30 pm, FREE!
Come join our special drop-in group meditation tonight led by our guest, Paramahansa Jagadish. Drop by after work and enjoy a quiet session of peace with like-minded people. Bring your pillow, bench, shawl or other meditation supplies. Paramahansa Jagadish is a lineage holder of a rare sacred tradition of India, who generously shares his astounding gifts for profound healing through divine love, spiritual awakening and palpable blessings that deepen people’s relationships with the Divine.
Divine Light Transmission
Paramahansa Jagadish, Wed. June 26, 6:30-8:30 pm, FREE!
Divine Light Transmission is Paramahansa Jagadish’s unique ability to tap into the loving energy of the Divine and to transmit that energy directly to the participants in the room. This ability comes from years of study and practice with Holy Siddhas, Saints and Spiritual Masters of India. This is a beautiful healing experience that ignites our True Self to awaken to the presence of God within the Sacred Heart. Offered to all who desire. Paramahansa Jagadish is a lineage holder of a rare sacred tradition of India, who generously shares his astounding gifts for profound healing through divine love, spiritual awakening and palpable blessings that deepen people’s relationships with the Divine.
Heal from the Heart: Odyssey through Nature, Soul and Recovery from Multiple Sclerosis
Norma Schell, Fri. June 28, 7-8:30 pm $12
Heal from the Heart is one woman’s adventurous quest for life and recovery from multiple sclerosis. Disconnected from the basic needs of her own existence, alienated from her own truth and longings, Schell relentlessly searches for answers. She pursues understanding of life, her body, relationships, spirit and the earth while acquiring academic degrees in nursing and counseling psychology. As a practical and integrated approach to living, Noma experiences a paradigm shift of hope, wellness and vitality. Norma Schell, B.S.N., author of Heal from the Heart, is a Licensed professional Counselor certified in Oregon and Washington and is a graduate of Tom Brown’s Tracking, Nature, & Wilderness Survival School. NormaSchell.com
Ancestral Illumination: Illuminate, Uplift and Cleanse both of your Ancestral Lines!
Paramahansa Jagadish Sat. June 29 11 am -1 pm, $30
Jagadish will access both your father’s and mother’s ancestral lines which will lighten your family burdens and create more harmony and happiness within your family. In addition, all attending this Intensive will receive deep multi-dimensional healing which cleanses out negative discordant energies from your subtle energy fields (including the chakras, auric field, acupuncture meridians, and physical systems). Paramahansa Jagadish is a Master Healer and Spiritual Teacher from a distinguished lineage of saints and siddhas. He comes to Portland for the compassionate expansion of the human race and shares spiritual wisdom and multidimensional healing of the spirit, mind, body and emotions. Come and experience healing as you never have before!
Meet the Family: The Court Cards and the Sixteen Personality Types in the Tarot
Ailynn Halverson, Sat. June 29, 2-5 pm $30
Imagine four tribes of people traveling from four different directions, to meet and gather on a mountain top. Here on this mountain they will merge their energies to form one energy and this one energy is you. Who are these different energies, these clans of beings? They are the archetypal energies of The Court Cards of The Tarot. We all contain all of these forces within our being. In this workshop we will meet these traveling clans and find out how they fit into your life and how they work within a Tarot reading. Bring your Tarot Deck if you have one but this is not required. Ailynn Halverson has been working with the Tarot for 30 years and currently does Elemental Tarot Readings and Aromatherapy.
Divine Heart Activation
Paramahansa Jagadish Sat. June 29 6:30-8:30 pm, $30
Jagadish will clear your negative content such as doubts, worries, & fears and replace them with the Divine Love and Bliss of a sacred heart. This has a lasting effect and is a new modality fresh from his travels to India. All in this Intensive will also receive deep multi-dimensional healing. Open your heart and activate Divine Bliss! Paramahansa Jagadish is a Master Healer and Spiritual Teacher from a distinguished lineage of saints and siddhas. He comes to Portland for the compassionate expansion of the human race and shares spiritual wisdom and multidimensional healing of the spirit, mind, body and emotions. Come and experience healing as you never have before!
The Profound Language of Dreams
Norma Schell, Sun. June 30, 1:30-3:30 pm $20
“If there was ever a time when self reflection was absolutely necessary and the only right thing, it is now, in our present catastrophic epoch.” C. G. Jung One of the most authentic ways to access and self reflect upon our personal depths is through dream work. Underlying the predominant focus on the current issues of our times seems to be a cry to understand the deepest part of ourselves. Understanding our dreams is an answer to this deep summons. Norma Schell, B.S.N., author of Heal from the Heart, is a Licensed professional Counselor certified in Oregon and Washington and is a graduate of Tom Brown’s Tracking, Nature, & Wilderness Survival School. NormaSchell.com