Usui/Holy Fire ReikiClasses by Reiki Master, Jennye Johnson April 28, 2018: Usui/Holy Fire Reiki II Level 1 Certification Class 9:30a-5:00pm: $122.00 April 29, 2018 , Level 2 Certification Class $155 828 243-4690 or info@heartvibrationshealing.

MindBody Essentials for the Millennium.A Confluence of Neuroscience & Spiritual Principles, to Deepen both the Understanding & Practice Of Meditative & Hypnotic Explorations. Hosted by The Synchronicity Foundation 2610 Adial Rd, Faber, VA 22938 Saturday May 5th, 9:30am - 5:30pm Sunday: May 6th, 9:30am - 12:30pm. Taught by Dr. Chris Coslett


Contemplative Science Center is pleased to announce this free experiential 6-session Sundays series featuring a diverse array of contemplative practices. Held at the University’s iconic Rotunda, sessions include mindfulness and compassion meditation

ECK Light and Sound Service April 8th. Free. 11am to noon. The English Inn, Charlottesville. Topic: Choosing Our State of Consciousness. Preceded by the Sound of Soul at 10am. All are welcome. or

Central Virginia Dowsers Meetings 2nd Sunday of the Month, September through November, January through June Meetings are free. RSVP to or call 434-263-4337. Senior Center, 1180 Pepsi Place, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Are you tired of playing the fool? April 1, 1:30-4:30, 219 W. Beverly St, Suite 101, Staunton. Access Consciousness Intro and clearing session. $30 Aurora Walks Gently 434-299-2371

Access Bars Share. April 8, 1:30-5:30, 219 W. Beverly St, Suite 101, Staunton. Bars Practitioners $10. Special Community Share rates: Mini session $20, Full $50, Military & partners Free. Call to schedule. Aurora Walks Gently 434-299-2371

How Much Are You Willing to Receive? April 15, 1:30-4:30, 219 W. Beverly St, Suite 101, Staunton. Money, love, health...are you ready to clear the way? Access Consciousness. $30 Aurora Walks Gently 434-299-2371

Intro to Access Conscious and The Bars. April 22, 1:30-4:30, 219 W. Beverly St, Suite 101, Staunton. Experience this gentle, simple, modality of transformation. Are you ready for more? $30 Aurora Walks Gently 434-299-2371

Access Bars Class. April 29, 8:30-5:00, 219 W Beverly St, Suite 101, Staunton. Access Bars can be done virtually anywhere by nearly anyone! Class includes receiving 2 sessions! NCBTMB CEUs available. $350/$175 repeat & 16-17y.o/15 or younger free with adult. Aurora Walks Gently 434-299-2371


Monthly Rainbow Retreat: LGBTQ and Allies building community through exploring contemplative practices. Last Saturdays. 9:15-12:15, Charlottesville. Info and contact

Free-Drum up! (Drumming for Universal Peace) 11am Front Porch Roots Music School at 221 East Water Street. Drum and Rhythm instruments provided. Dancers enthusiastically welcome. All ages, no experience necessary (434) 760-1057.

The Batesville Market – Historic country store selling deli/grocery, beer, wine and local sustainable food and gift items. Live music every Saturday, 6:30-9 pm; free. 6624 Plank Rd, Batesville (434) 823-2001,

PAIN to POWER. Laughter therapy. Gentle yoga. No prerequisites. James River Scottsville Library. Free. Flexible class schedule -- Phone Instructor Katherine Thimnakis (434) 969-2017

Watch a video of Harold Klemp, spiritual leader of Eckankar. Hear his stories about recognizing love in our daily lives. Free. April 28th 12:30 pm. Northside Library, Charlottesville.


Simon Hay and Michelle Buss Energy Healers. Lecture and demonstration and healings. Wells Therapeutics 319 Edwin Dr, Suite 103, Virginia Beach, VA Friday 6th April 6:00 pm to 8 pm Open Heart Yoga Center, 1215 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA Friday 20th April 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Cost: $50.00

Vegetarian Pot Luck – Every Friday at 6 pm, Inspiration University, 200 Parker Heights Rd, Waynesboro. Free. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. (540) 943.1689.


Skyline Harmony Chorus A women’s four-part a Cappella Harmony Group. Sing a variety of musical styles including Barbershop. Meets Thursdays 6:45 pm Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Share the love of singing – learn as you sing! Visit us on Meetup and Facebook.


Charlottesville Threshold Singerswelcome new members any time. Rehearsals Wednesday evenings near Barracks Road and Rt. 29. or 434-977-6614.

Blue Mountain Dharma Tibetan Buddhist Meditation/Teaching Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 PM. tea 5:30. FREE 1304 East Market St. Unit K, Charlottesville. See us on Facebook:

Interfaith Pray for Peace Circle - Welcoming all people to join together in song, silence and prayer to co-create personal, community and planetary peace. Final Wednesday, every month, 7:15-8:30PM, Janis M Travers Meditation Center, Unity of Charlottesville, 2823 Hydraulic Rd. for further details.

Mindfulness (Insight) Meditation Group Wednesdays 7-8:30pm White Hall. All are welcome. Free. See for further details.

PVCC Environmental Fair 11am to 1pm on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 for further details.

Contemplative Meditation Wednesdays 11:30-12:30pm Unitarian Universalist Church 717 Rugby Road. Labyrinth, stacking stones, meditation, journaling. Come and go as you need. Do what feeds you.

Four Agreements Wisdom Group meets at 5:30pm at the Charlottesville Healing Arts Center. A community of support for putting the agreements into practice. Donations accepted. Call 434-974-6323

Cloud Floating Free Sangha meditation practice informed by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. 6:30-8:30pm. Call 434-825-0145 Visit

German New Medicine Study Group free, ongoing, held on Wednesdays 5-7:30pm at the Rockfish Valley Community Center. You can find further information at German New Medicine Study Group


Spring Cleansing and Rejuvenation with Diet, Nutrition, and Natural Therapies March 20, 7 pm to 9:30 pm Learn how diet, nutrition and herbs can detoxify the body and improve conditions such as colds and flu, allergies, digestive problems, hormonal imbalance, immune system weakness, weight gain, stress, depression and fatigue. Presented by Terri Saunders, Herbalist, Nutritionist, CNHP. FREE. At Sunrise Herb Shoppe, 910 Marshall St, Charlottesville . For reservations call (434) 984-2665.

A Course in Miracles - Teach only love for that is what you are. “A Course in Miracles” Study Group. Free Tuesday’s 7pm-8:30pm. Call 434-242-7955, at the Fillmore House. Unity Of Charlottesville is located at 2825 Hydraulic Road.

Abraham Hicks Support Group Meeting for those wanting inspiration for living the teachings of Abraham. Feels great to share with others. Meets third Tuesdays at Crozet Library. Call Janet at 434-823-2899 for more information.

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class - Beginner Friendly / Multi-Level with certified teacher. Traditional sequences of Asanas (poses) with deep relaxation, 5:15- 6:15 Downtown Charlottesville Central Library Branch, 3rd Floor McIntire Room. Only need mat or towel but may do on carpeted floor. Call Annie to confirm or for more information 760-1983 Free.


Live Poets free group meeting. Bring your own or other’s poetry to share at the Crozet Library, 7pm, 2nd Mondays.

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