Classes and Events

Lecture about Macrobiotics

Wednesday, January 4, 7:00 p.m
Denny Waxman, is an internationally recognized teacher, counselor, and writer on health and natural healing. He has trained personally with Michio Kushi, the leading authority on Macrobiotics, and with Takashi Yoshikawa, author of the book, “The Ki”; Mr. Yoshikawa is the foremost authority of Traditional Oriental Arts. Denny is also the author of the “The Great Life Handbook.”
Being Single and Making Contact with Others

Wednesday, January 11, 7:00 p.m.
Dealing with intimacy and contact with others can be an enriching, as well as, a challenging part of our lives. Being aware of what we think and feel, and what we want from others, is critical to making a successful connection.

Frank Guarnaccia M.S.W., L.S.W., is an experienced, licensed, psychotherapist with over 21 years of post-graduate, clinical experience, working with a wide variety of adults in a private practice in Center City Philadelphia. He is an adjunct faculty member for the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia and is also affiliated with Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy in New York City.

Forcasts For The Coming Year

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m.
Jacob Schwartz, PhD, is the author of the Asteroid Signatures for Kepler. In 1974, Jacob Schwartz, PhD left the world of survey research and public opinion polls to devote himself full time to astrological counseling. He holds a doctorate in Communications from the University of Illinois and a Master’s from the University of Chicago. He’s the first Western astrologer in modern times to lecture, write, teach, and manage an astrological business in the former Soviet Union. He has authored the Asteroid Name Encyclopedia in 1995, as well as scores of articles relating to asteroids, plus a column for Horoscope Guide Magazine
Messages From Water
as per Dr. Masaru Emoto: Newest Findings Revealed

Wednesday, January 25, 7:00 p.m.
You will see Dr. Emoto’s photograph’s of frozen water crystals and find out much about the water around us and how we and our environment are able to affect water not only in our environment, but in ourselves. This wisdom of the water is very empowering to us, especially at this time. We learn how every thing has a vibration, and that water holds that vibration in memory and communicates with other water molecules. With this knowledge, Dr. Emoto believes we can use our positive vibrations and the messenger of water to spread love and gratitude throughout for world peace.

Susan Boland, attended Dr. Emoto’s first US Hado School this past June, becoming a certified Hado Instructor, to assist Dr. Emoto in spreading the magnificent message of water. Susan is also a Physical Therapist, Reflexologist, ARCH practitioner (energy work) and Body Worker.

Lecture about Macrobiotics

Wednesday, February 1, 7:00 p.m
Denny Waxman, is an internationally recognized teacher, counselor, and writer on health and natural healing. He has trained personally with Michio Kushi, the leading authority on Macrobiotics, and with Takashi Yoshikawa, author of the book, “The Ki”; Mr. Yoshikawa is the foremost authority of Traditional Oriental Arts. Denny is also the author of the “The Great Life Handbook.”
4 Dimensional Life and Bodywork

Wednesday, February 8, 7:00 p.m.
4 Dimensional Life is an exploration and teaching of the dimensions of Body, Emotions, Mind and Soul/Spirit. It is through these dimensions that we learn about who we really are and how to achieve the most from our lives. Trusting in the vast knowledge within ourselves we connect to the universe around us more completely and feel more alive. Join us for an introductory presentation of 4 Dimensional Life.

Paul Martin, has been an active student of Qigong for the last 10 years and has been teaching a Qigong Class at Pennsylvania Hospital for the last 5 years. He is a certified Somatic Therapist and a 4Dimensional Body worker. Very significant training has come from the late Ron Diana a Healing Tao teacher for Mantak Chia. Current studies are with Dirk Oellibrandt, founder of 4Dimensional Life and Bodywork.

World Work
Deep Democratic approach for community, groups and individual

Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 p.m.
Worldwork was developed by Dr. Arnold Mindell, founder of process-oriented psychology or process work. Process work is an innovative and comprehensive psychotherapeutic modality designed for working with the entire spectrum of human consciousness. This dynamic approach to the unity of mind, body, spirit and the world has its roots in Jungian psychology, Taoism, shamanism, modern physics and Zen Buddhism. Its integrates dream work, bodywork, relationship work, extreme states, meditation and large group work into a single theoretical framework. After developing his ideas around process work with individuals, couples and families, Mindell began to apply his process work approach to large multicultural groups and conflict situations. It is called World Work. This lecture offers theoretical introduction of World work and Process work and experiencing group process in limited time.

Dai Kato, was born in an old Japanese Samurai town near Nagoya Castle in 1972. He grew up in a Japanese Shinto and Zen traditional family and started his Zazen meditation at the age of seven with his grandmother. He worked at a business consulting firm in Tokyo after graduating from University. He specialized in organizational restructuring and cost management for Nissan, Sony PMC, and several Universities. After the loss of his mother, he started to Integrate his spirituality into his work. At present he researches and practices Process work, Jungian Psychology, Conflict Facilitation and Eastern Philosophy in order to provide sense of wholeness.

Herbal Medicine for the Common Cold

Wednesday, February 22, 7:00 p.m.
There are so many common herbs that we have right in our kitchen pantry, that are very useful for the common cold or flu. This workshop will discuss when and how to use herbs to effectively care for and prevent illness in ourselves and our family. We will talk about and sample some herbal preparations that are easy to make and taste great.

Dorene Nolan, has been studying and practicing herbal medicine for the last 8 years. She holds a BS from Rutgers University in Nutritional Science and has certification in Herbal Medicine from the N.E. School of Botanical Medicine and from Herbal Therapeutics School of Botanical Medicine. Currently she teaches classes, holds herb walks, and provides health consultations in the Mt. Airy community.

Live and Raw Food Essentials

Wednesday, March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Raw Food Essentials Seminar – what it is, what it’s not; what’s needed, and what’s not. Enhance your overall health by simply adding live and raw foods to your daily way of eating. Feel better, look better, and eat better. Cherron will demonstrate how to use “super foods” without cooking and killing the nutrients and enzymes your body so desperately needs. You will leave with a sampling of raw food, and a lot more informed.

Cherron Perry-Thomas, is the co-founder of the Dandelion Bunch, an education and outreach group promoting a plant-based diet. For over 12 years Cherron has demonstrated her talents by empowering hundreds to prepare life giving foods. She’s a respected speaker, advocate, and educator on the benefits of a plant-based diet. A second-generation vegetarian, she has provided public and private audiences with classes, workshops, and lectures showing the quick simple culinary techniques to achieving delicious dishes in minutes. Cherron has earned certification from the leading raw food school in the world, The Living Light Culinary Institute in California and the Ann Wigmore Institute of Puerto Rico. Cherron has been the guest of many audio/internet radio programs and contributed to a monthly newspaper column. Cherron won her first recipe contest at nine. She has continued to develop her own recipes that have appeared in journals, newspapers, and books. In 2006, she will go on tour to promote her very own book.

Feng Shui to Support Optimal Health

Wednesday, March 8, 7:00 p.m.
Healthy lifestyle changes can be encouraged and enhanced by your environment. Ginni Stiles will provide practical methods for using feng shui principles to support your intentions surrounding health. Topics will include:

  • Supporting Your Diet (including vegetarian/vegan, macrobiotic, raw foods)
  • Making Room for Yoga, Pilates, and other exercise
  • Changing your Bedroom for More Restful Sleep
  • Managing your Time and Daily Scheule