Workshop Calendar

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1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick, Lee Mitchell, & Christine Selleaze
(MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStr…
May 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. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
May 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 [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
May 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.
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 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. Melbra Watts is an Energy Medicine health coach who provides coaching and training in wellness and holistic development. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick, Lee Mitchell, & Christine Selleaze
(MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStr…
May 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. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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. [...]
6:15 pm (MPR) Expressive Arts Therapy with Francisca Lizana
(MPR) Expressive Arts Therapy with Francisca Lizana
May 10 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR) Expressive Arts Therapy with Francisca Lizana
Working from an Expressive Arts base means that we may use a variety of creative modalities to explore, make meaning and integrate what is present or arising during the workshop. Francisca Lizana, MFT, is from Chile and is fully bilingual in both Spanish and English.  She received a Fine Arts [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) Healing with Reiki with Stephanie Drotter
(MPR) Healing with Reiki with Stephanie Drotter
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR) Healing with Reiki with Stephanie Drotter
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. We will begin the workshop with gaining a [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 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. Melbra Watts is an Energy Medicine health coach who provides coaching and training in wellness and holistic development. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
11:45 am (MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with…
May 15 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
*6-week course. Shamanism is a safe and effective gateway to higher knowledge, a catalyst for the actions needed to achieve balance in mental, emotional, and spiritual health. We will experience a series of six workshops: Introduction and Practice, Communication, Connection, Cooperation, Coordination and Continuation. Claudia Mar Ruiz is a native [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick, Lee Mitchell, & Christine Selleaze
(MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStr…
May 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. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) Sketchbook Circle with Margo Rivera-Weiss
(MPR) Sketchbook Circle with Margo Rivera-Weiss
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(MPR) Sketchbook Circle with Margo Rivera-Weiss
Join artist Margo Rivera-Weiss who will guide you through starting or continuing your sketchbook. This monthly class focuses on keeping a (daily) sketchbook or visual journal. Each session will focus on a different topic with a demo and/or examples. In March we will review specialized pens. You are always [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Music, Movement and Massage with R. Consuelo Inez
(MPR) Music, Movement and Massage with R. Consuelo Inez
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
(MPR) Music, Movement and Massage with R. Consuelo Inez
Relax and open yourself up to the symphony of organic healing sounds.  We will guide our bodies through effortless graceful and fluid movements of chi gong, yoga and improvisational dance. We will help to promote balance and encourage self-discovery, all while we create internal and external massage throughout the workshop. [...]
12:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Movement and You with Janet Crandall
(MPR) Gentle Movement and You with Janet Crandall
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(MPR) Gentle Movement and You with Janet Crandall
Gentle movement is extremely important in helping to alleviate effects of cancer treatments and maintaining good health after treatment. We will complete an easy full-body warm-up, an easy series of movements, and a relaxing cool down. We will work on muscle strength, balance and flexibility. Come ready to gently [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Goddess Bracelet Workshop
(MPR) Goddess Bracelet Workshop
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(MPR) Goddess Bracelet Workshop
Celebrate the Goddess in You! Join us for a 3-part workshop celebrating the Goddess in you. We will be making beaded goddess bracelets with charms and specially – chosen beads. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any you would like to add, plus jewelry tools if you [...]
1:00 pm (SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
May 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) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(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 [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 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. Melbra Watts is an Energy Medicine health coach who provides coaching and training in wellness and holistic development. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) How to Give Yourself a Lymphatic Massage with Luiza Renata Motter
(MPR) How to Give Yourself a Lymphatic Massage with …
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(MPR) How to Give Yourself a Lymphatic Massage with Luiza Renata Motter
Luiza Renata Motter is a certafied massage therapist currently practicing in Berkeley. She will guide the group in a step by step demonstration for a self-massage that will help to move the lymphatic fluid within our bodies. Loose clothing and a bra that can be easily undone is recommended. www.energy-flow.net. [...]
11:45 am (MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with…
May 22 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
*6-week course. Shamanism is a safe and effective gateway to higher knowledge, a catalyst for the actions needed to achieve balance in mental, emotional, and spiritual health. We will experience a series of six workshops: Introduction and Practice, Communication, Connection, Cooperation, Coordination and Continuation. Claudia Mar Ruiz is a native [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick, Lee Mitchell, & Christine Selleaze
(MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStr…
May 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. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:00 pm (Kitchen) Cooking Club: Keep it Moving! Herbs for Healthy Digestion with Tracey Brieger
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Keep it Moving! Herbs for He…
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Keep it Moving! Herbs for Healthy Digestion with Tracey Brieger
Healthy digestion and elimination are critical for maintaining overall wellness. In this class, learn about herbal teas and foods that can support liver health and promote regular bowel movements. We will learn how to make a few liver support teas and other delicious herbal recipes as we learn more about [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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. [...]
11:45 am (MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with…
May 29 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
(MPR) The Ancient Healing Practice of Shamanism with Claudia Mar Ruiz
*6-week course. Shamanism is a safe and effective gateway to higher knowledge, a catalyst for the actions needed to achieve balance in mental, emotional, and spiritual health. We will experience a series of six workshops: Introduction and Practice, Communication, Connection, Cooperation, Coordination and Continuation. Claudia Mar Ruiz is a native [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick, Lee Mitchell, & Christine Selleaze
(MPR) Gentle Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStr…
May 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. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
12:00 pm (SGR) Achieve Optimal Health with the Power of Guided Imagery with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Achieve Optimal Health with the Power of Guide…
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Achieve Optimal Health with the Power of Guided Imagery with Melbra Watts
Experiences of traumatic and stressful events, past and present, can reduce our immunity and energy to overcome disease or achieve the results we desire.  Medical studies with breast cancer patients, as well as with athletes, have proven that creating images in proactive and positive ways, as in guided imagery, can [...]