Workshop Calendar

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1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
Monica Berini is a San Francisco-based belly dance instructor at the Alonzo King Lines Dance Center. Monica teaches Egyptian raqs and old-school pan-Arab diaspora-style belly dance. These belly dances provide Monica and her students with ‘farha’—never ending joy, which is at the heart of the style. For more information [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
Enjoy a relaxing evening with coloring books, crayons, markers and colored pencils. We will color, chat, laugh, and tap into our meditative spirits. Basic supplies provided but please bring along your favorites. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
11:00 am (SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
(SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Se…
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
(SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
Reiki Healing Clinic Lead by Stephanie Drotter Seidell ** Registration is limited, please reserve a time slot Reiki is a gentle hands-on healing practice that helps to relax and de-stress the body, mind and spirit.  It is an excellent compliment to traditional medicine, supporting the body’s natural ability to [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Are you trying to reduce your stress? Consider tapping it out! Participants will learn an easy tapping sequence of acupressure points and be guided in tapping through layers of stress and into greater health and wellbeing. For women who have/had cancer and those women who are cancer care supporters! Melbra [...]
6:00 pm (Kitchen) Cooking Club: Inflammation: The Foundation to Disease with Kasin Anton
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Inflammation: The Foundation…
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Inflammation: The Foundation to Disease with Kasin Anton
Did you know that inflammation is the foundation of all disease? In this 1.5 hour class, you will learn about inflammation in depth, its role in disease progression, and how it impacts you personally. You will leave with a better understanding of how to fight inflammation and improve your health [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kel…
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
Hatha Yoga is a gentle, traditional practice that encompasses breathing techniques, meditation and mindful movement. While stretching and strengthening the body, it can reduce stress and increase energy flow. A yogi since 1994, Vanessa Doherty began teaching yoga in 2010. Certified in the traditional practice of Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative [...]
2:30 pm (SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
Jan 8 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
8 week class, plus 1 day retreat. Sorry, this class is full.  Mindful Self-Compassion is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
3:00 pm (MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
The gentle yet powerful art of Qigong uses our breath, body movement, sound and meditation. All of these elements combined will help to stimulate the body’s natural healing. We will learn techniques which will help to boost our immune system, reduce stress, improve our sleep patterns and help us to [...]
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Jan 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
10:30 am (SGR) Awakening to a New Year – Sound Healing and Visualization
(SGR) Awakening to a New Year – Sound Healing and V…
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
(SGR)  Awakening to a New Year - Sound Healing and Visualization
Awakening to a New Year – Sound Healing and Visualization Harmonize your spirit as Inez inspires you to awaken your intuition and connect with conscious visualization through sound healing expressions. Remove obstacles in your life, bring about a positive healing change during creative imagery and self-suggestion. Leave feeling relaxed, renewed, [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Are you trying to reduce your stress? Consider tapping it out! Participants will learn an easy tapping sequence of acupressure points and be guided in tapping through layers of stress and into greater health and wellbeing. For women who have/had cancer and those women who are cancer care supporters! Melbra [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kel…
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
Hatha Yoga is a gentle, traditional practice that encompasses breathing techniques, meditation and mindful movement. While stretching and strengthening the body, it can reduce stress and increase energy flow. A yogi since 1994, Vanessa Doherty began teaching yoga in 2010. Certified in the traditional practice of Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative [...]
2:30 pm (SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
Jan 15 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
8 week class, plus 1 day retreat. Sorry, this class is full.  Mindful Self-Compassion is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
2:30 pm (MPR) Stitch & B*tch
(MPR) Stitch & B*tch
Jan 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
(MPR) Stitch & B*tch
NEW THIS QUARTER This is a self directed social / crafting space. BYOC (Bring your own small craft). Do you knit, embroider, cross stitch, crochet, hand sew or have any other craft that travels? Come and spend some time working on your craft in the company of others. Registration required. [...]
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
11:00 am (MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
ABC Soul Line Dance class, with instructor Ifasina T. L. Clear, centers people of size and people with disabilities to encourage movement and joyful body engagement. The class has seated modifications and other modifications for varying ranges of motion to dance and move together in one space. www.clear-understandings.com. Everyone welcome. [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Goddess Rings Workshop with Terri Keith
(MPR) Goddess Rings Workshop with Terri Keith
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(MPR) Goddess Rings Workshop with Terri Keith
Celebrate the Goddess in You! Join us for a 3-part workshop celebrating the Goddess in you. Adorn the Goddess in You.  Join us for our monthly workshop for you, the Goddess. These three workshops will focus on rings created using a variety of techniques.  You are welcome to bring beads, [...]
1:00 pm (SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
We will focus on using all of our senses for healing, community-building and creativity. We’ll go deep and wide, explore and share in a safe space. For women with cancer and other chronic/acute illnesses. All experience levels welcome! Elana Dykewomon has published seven books of fiction and poetry, taught writing [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kel…
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
Hatha Yoga is a gentle, traditional practice that encompasses breathing techniques, meditation and mindful movement. While stretching and strengthening the body, it can reduce stress and increase energy flow. A yogi since 1994, Vanessa Doherty began teaching yoga in 2010. Certified in the traditional practice of Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative [...]
2:30 pm (SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
8 week class, plus 1 day retreat. Sorry, this class is full.  Mindful Self-Compassion is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Beloved Bodies Mixed Media Art Workshop with Kathryn Hack
(MPR) Beloved Bodies Mixed Media Art Workshop with K…
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
(MPR) Beloved Bodies Mixed Media Art Workshop with Kathryn Hack
Join Kathryn for her Beloved Bodies Mixed Media Art Journaling Series. This class will meet once a month in January, February and March. We will explore the body liberation movement, mixed media art, create art pieces with own our silhouettes and keep a journal to explore our relationships with our [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:00 pm (All of WCRC) Art Opening: TAOLB: Family is…: Visions of Connectedness
(All of WCRC) Art Opening: TAOLB: Family is…: Vision…
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
(All of WCRC) Art Opening: TAOLB: Family is…: Visions of Connectedness
The Art of Living Black (TAOLB) Family is…: Visions of Connectedness Art Opening Reception Friday, January 25 :: 6 to 8:30 pm 2908 Ellsworth Street in Berkeley Music and light refreshments. Show runs from January 25 – March 22, 2018 Regular Gallery Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to [...]
10:30 am (MPR)Tree of Life through Expressive Arts Special Session
(MPR)Tree of Life through Expressive Arts Special Se…
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
(MPR)Tree of Life through Expressive Arts Special Session
The Tree of Life is a creative psychosocial support methodology from Narrative Practices that use different parts of a tree as metaphors to represent the different aspects of our lives. This meaningful activity is strength-based,  insightful and community building. We will use additional expressive arts to explore and deepen our experience.   Francisca [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Are you trying to reduce your stress? Consider tapping it out! Participants will learn an easy tapping sequence of acupressure points and be guided in tapping through layers of stress and into greater health and wellbeing. For women who have/had cancer and those women who are cancer care supporters! Melbra [...]
6:00 pm (Kitchen) Cooking Club: Blended Soups with Trudy Schafer
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Blended Soups with Trudy Sch…
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Blended Soups with Trudy Schafer
Blended Soups Join personal chef Trudy Schafer, MA as we learn how to make nutritionally dense soups and the different techniques of blending. www.thehealinghearth.com Everyone welcome. Registration required.
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kel…
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty and Kelly Keller
Hatha Yoga is a gentle, traditional practice that encompasses breathing techniques, meditation and mindful movement. While stretching and strengthening the body, it can reduce stress and increase energy flow. A yogi since 1994, Vanessa Doherty began teaching yoga in 2010. Certified in the traditional practice of Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative [...]
2:30 pm (SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
(SGR) 8 Week Class: Mindful Self-Compassion
8 week class, plus 1 day retreat. Sorry, this class is full.  Mindful Self-Compassion is designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Based on the groundbreaking research of Kristen Neff and the clinical expertise of Christopher Germer, MSC teaches core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
3:00 pm (MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
The gentle yet powerful art of Qigong uses our breath, body movement, sound and meditation. All of these elements combined will help to stimulate the body’s natural healing. We will learn techniques which will help to boost our immune system, reduce stress, improve our sleep patterns and help us to [...]
6:00 pm (Kitchen) Cooking Club: Fuego! Making an Immune-Boosting Herbal Tonic with Tracey Brieger
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Fuego! Making an Immune-Boos…
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Fuego! Making an Immune-Boosting Herbal Tonic with Tracey Brieger
Fuego! Making an Immune-boosting herbal tonic Herbal medicine can help boost your immune system and be great protection against colds and flus! In this class, you’ll learn to make a traditional vinegar-based herbal remedy that you can take every day and add to salads, soups, and other dishes. You will [...]