Calendar

Events – Charlotte, NC Edition

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Candlelight Yoga – 7:30-9pm. Casey Miller will lead you through a candlelit, 90-minute practice of yin, yang and yoga nidra. $20. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Chi Running/Walking – 9:30-11am. Learn how to use natural forces to run/walk more effortlessly and injury free. $40. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

Yogic Housewarming & Pool Party – 11am-2pm. Join Jenna Faith (800hr Jivamukti certified yoga instructor) for a free yoga class in her home studio in Ballantyne, followed by vegan refreshments by the pool. Bring yoga gear and swimsuit. RSVP for address: 347-766-7403, JFaithYoga@gmail.com. JennaFaith.yoga.

Sound Healing Journey – 6-7:30pm. Experience the healing power of Himalayan Salt in our Salt Therapy room while taking an intuitive sound healing journey. Autumn Austin of Journey There Wands will lead you on a journey from a beta brain wave state (alert) to theta and delta states (deep meditation). $45. 2221 N Center St, Hickory. Contact@salinity.net. Salinity.net

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Queen City Center for Spiritual Living – 10:30am. An open-minded spiritual community that has a totally positive and practical philosophy of life. We celebrate mysticism of faith combined with the clarity of universal principle. We invite you to awaken to your spiritual magnificence. First Sunday of every month. The Double Tree Hotel, 6300 Morrison Blvd. 704-643-4970. QueenCityCSL.com

Unity of Charlotte – 10:30am. Stephanie Roy from the Boston area provides the message and renowned singer Meg Rayne provides the music for this Labor Day weekend celebration. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Goat Yoga – 5-6pm. Have you always wanted to do a mountain pose next to a goat? Join our social goats in the pasture and bring a new meaning to your practice. They love our yoga days as much as we do. As a courtesy to our yoga instructors, pre-registration is required. $10. 623-282-4325. 10715 Shopton Rd W, Charlotte. WishWeHadAcres.com

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Guided Shamanic Mediation – 7-8:30pm. Robbie Warren works to bring clarity and wisdom through this led meditation. $30. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Meditation – 7-8pm. Transform your everyday life; improve your relationships, and begin to experience the world in a different way. Elvita Kondili facilitator. $10. Elemental Healing, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg 1, 2nd floor library. 704-776-0327. Elvita.Kondili79@gmail.com. TheGoodTherapy.com

Soulful Breathwork – 7-9pm. This guided breathing technique activates your life force on a cellular level. $30. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Full Moon Meditation – 6:30-8:30pm. The time of the full moon is a period when spiritual energies are uniquely available, facilitating a closer rapport between humanity and the spiritual realms. Join Rev Rebecca Nagy as she leads us in a contemplative evening of chanting, music and meditation. Love offering. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

Messages from Heaven – Medium Demonstration Show – 7-9pm. Enjoy the healing messages of the heart, heard from loved ones that have crossed over in heaven, given to the audience members. Doors open at 6:30pm. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Elemental Healing, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg 1, 2nd floor, Ste 200C. 980-272-8763. SeekingHeaven@southernbellemedium.com. SouthernBelleMedium.com

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Emotional Alchemy with Essential Oils – 6:15-7:15pm Experience emotional balance and clarity using essential oils. $10. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

Miranda Macpherson – 7-8:30pm. Founder of OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation, Miranda is an enlightened, international spiritual teacher, counselor and author using gentle relaxation strategies to give a direct experience of boundless love. Study her approach and find direct spiritual experience through relaxing the ego rather than battling it. Free. Also offered free on Tuesday afternoons when 6+ people sign up. 5200 Park Rd, Library room. 704-591-5359. PatColby2017@gmail.com

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Culture Feast – 7pm. Enjoy unique cultural happenings and dance the night away in Uptown Charlotte. $35 (2/$60). NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza, 400 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Charlotte. CarolinaTix.org/events/detail/culture-feast-2

Full Moon Drum Circle – 7:30-9pm. Come drum and dance to the energy of the Full Moon. Remember your chair and insect repellant. Rain or shine. Love offering. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

SLC of Charlotte Metaphysical Fair – 11am-3pm. Join SLC of Charlotte for their first official metaphysical fair. Come receive intuitive readings and healing from our group of talented practitioners. Check our website for updates. Costs vary. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org/metaphysical-fair.html

Sacred Healing Event – 1-2:30pm. During this powerful sacred ceremony with June Hamilton, you will receive a sacred adjustment which will Purify, Cleanse, Heal, Renew and Replenish your Spirit. $40. 704-896-3111. Meetup.com/TheNook/events/2017-09

SoulCollage – 1:30-4:30pm. A creative and lighthearted collage process with Margaret Wyche that allows one to explore their life, inner wisdom, and intuition. $45 includes all supplies. 5200 Park Rd, Ste 200C, Charlotte. 704-807-3635. MWyche3@icloud.net. ElementalHealingCharlotte.com

Salt Meditation with Swati – 6-7pm. Learn to effectively calm, tame and manage the mind with the ancient meditative techniques under the guidance of the experienced meditation instructor with the added bonus of all the benefits of salt therapy. $45. 2221 N Center St, Hickory. Contact@salinity.net. Salinity.net

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Traditional Usui Reiki Level I – 9am-6pm. Learn the history of Reiki, receive attunements and certification. Facilitator, Carolyn Sheehan, CMHT, CRM. $205. 704-896-3111. Meetup.com/TheNook/events/2017-09

Unity of Charlotte – 10:30am. Rev Denise Schubert shares the message “Living into Possibility”. At 12:30pm, she will provide a three-hour workshop designed to assist people in creating a new, more powerful and meaningful future. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Mala and Mantra Workshop – 12-3pm. In this mala making workshop we will integrate ceremony, intuitive creativity and ancient sound healing practices to help you develop your own deeply meaningful spiritual power object. You will be guided through creating traditional prayer beads, then through the process of putting your personal power and healing intentions into this object through mantra to develop a personalized daily practice. $50-65 (includes wood/gemstone beads for mala). 30 Union St, Concord. 304-840-2500. LotusLivingArtsStudio.com

Traditional Tarot – Walking with the Fool – 12:30-3pm. Join Heather Gaffney-Darnell for this monthly class on the tarot. Learn the cards from a deeper perspective. Explore the symbols, colors and history of tarot, while creating a personal relationship with each card in and outside of class. $30. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

The Ahlara Sisterhood – 1-3pm. A gathering of women who seek information and inspiration that will empower, enrich and enlighten. Guest speaker, Astrologer Susan Reynolds will speak about interpreting your dreams and author Joyce Marie Sheldon will speak on how to resurrect your dreams long forgotten. Meditation, music, ceremony of sisterhood. Time to connect, ask questions, share. 155 Joe V Knox Ave, Mooresville. Free. Donations go to Himalayan Hands for the education of a young girl in Nepal. 704-662-0946. AhlaraInternational.com

Restorative Yoga for Emotional Balance – 1-4pm. Restorative Yoga can be a useful tool in balancing emotions and self-care. You will learn 4 foundational poses that can aid in increasing, decreasing or neutralizing energy in the body. You will learn proper alignment and effective usage of props. This experiential workshop will provide tangible tools to aid in a home practice and empower you in managing your emotions. $50. 3201 N Davidson St, Ste B (upstairs). 704-560-6144. manager@nodayoga.com. NoDaYoga.com

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Certified Reiki I – Sep 12, 14. 9:30am-2pm. Beginner energy healing and empowerment class. Learn hand placement system, history, Japanese techniques, grounding, protection, and clearing. Includes initiations, ICRT manual, certificate, discussion, hands-on practice, ongoing support. $205. 8301 University Exec Pk Dr, Ste 106, Charlotte. Register: AReikiPlace.com

Who are You? Journey to True Self – 6-7:30pm. Gain an understanding of the process of shifting your identity to True Self, where you will find greater peace, power, confidence and clarity. Free. Elemental Healing, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg 1, 2nd floor, Ste 207B. 704-608-8027. Cam2335@aol.com. CivilMcGowan.com

Autoimmune Disease: Free Dinner Seminar – 6:30pm. Discover the underlying triggers behind autoimmunity and learn why a lifestyle enhancement approach is crucial for correcting immune dysfunction and improving your quality of life. Presented by Dr Michael with Carolinas Natural Health Center. McCormick and Schmick’s, Southpark. Free. Reservations required: 704-708-4404

Meditation and Movie – 6:30, 7:30pm. Guided and silent meditation (and Park Rd Church, 3900 Park Rd, Room CC503) followed by a special screening of a new film “Walk With Me”, about Buddhist Teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh at the Park Terrace Theater. $14 movie tickets. Offered by Unity Spiritual Center. Call/text for details: 704-619-9019

Open House & Intro to Soul Coaching programs with Miracle Box Activity – 6:30-8:30pm. The intention is to transform the activity box to a miracle box, helping manifest your miracles. There will be boxes to pick from or participants may bring one. See website for details. Theresa Gendron, facilitator. Register by Sep 8: 980-237-4780. Sanctuary Imports, 822 Lamar Ave, Charlotte. 203-518-6449. YourSoulLovesTheTruth.com

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Beginner Palmistry – Wednesdays, Sept 13-Oct 4. In learning about the palm, you immediately know the strength and weaknesses of yourself, your family and of the members of society and Palmistry is fun! $25/class. 704-896-3111. Meetup.com/TheNook/events/2017-09

The Christians – Wednesdays/Thursdays, 7:30pm; Fridays/Saturdays, 8pm; Saturday/Sunday matinees, 2pm, Sept 13-Oct 1. “A terrific play about the mystery of faith.” Says NY Times. Steve Umberger directs the NC Premiere. Booth Playhouse. $15-$45. Tickets: 704-372-1000. TheChristiansOnstage.com

DIY Elderberry Syrup at the Garden – 11am-12:30pm. Learn how to make elderberry syrup which aids colds and coughs. Take home your own sample. Elderberries offer antioxidants, potassium, beta carotene, calcium, phosphorus and Vitamin C. $32/person. Materials limited, pre-registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 South New Hope Rd, Belmont. DSBG.org/event/herbal-series-diy-elderberry-syrup/

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Essential Oils 101 – 6:15-7:15pm. Learn the basics of Young Living essential oil line. Free. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

World Day of Prayer at Unity of Charlotte – 7pm. Held annually on the 2nd Thursday in September, the World Day of Prayer is a 24-hour prayer vigil celebrated by Unity around the world. Rev Michelle Sevacko will lead participants in several non-denominational prayers for world peace and well-being. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Nepal SEEDS Charlotte Fundraiser – 6-9pm. Major fundraiser for a non-profit helping the people of Nepal improve their health and welfare in the areas of education, water, health, and the environment following the April 2016 earthquakes. Silent auction and raffle. Formal program at 7pm. Free ($20 suggested donation). Free Range Brewery, 2320 N Davidson St. NepalSEEDS.org

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Benefits of Clearing the Grid and Spiritual Hypnosis – 10:30-11:30am. Drop your anxiety. Join Marsha and Heidi in this Q&A as they share the hard work and highly successful outcomes of the process called Clearing the Grid. Free. 704-896-3111. Meetup.com/TheNook/events/2017-09

Triggerpoint Workshop – 1:45-3pm. Utilizing the Triggerpoint deep tissue therapy products, help relieve soreness and tension throughout the body. $10. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

Human Energy Field – 3-4pm. What is the HEF? What are Energy Healing modalities? Why and when is Energy Healing needed? What disturbs our Energy? What blocks our Energy? What techniques are available? Explore the Ws of HEF. Awaken the healer within you and move forward on your spiritual journey. $20. 2221 N Center St, Hickory. Contact@salinity.net. Salinity.net

Foot Reflexology Class – 4-8pm. Learn how to use simple foot reflexology techniques to ease pain and keep yourself healthy with Yadi Alamin. $300 ($250 before Sep 10). Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd, Ste 207A, Charlotte. CharlotteReflexology@gmail.com

Family Movie Night – 7pm. Screening and discussion of the film “A Chorus in Miracles” by author James Twyman. Free. Milford Chapel, Park Rd Church, 3900 Park Rd. Community event presented by Unity Spiritual Center. CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Unity of Charlotte – 10:30am. Rev Elaine Silver brings story and song to uncover spiritual truths. Later, she will headline a concert entitled “A Healing Concert of Peace, Joy and Beatles”. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Kid’s Yoga (K-5th) – 3-4pm. Join us for an Emoji theme, fun, interactive class which focuses on learning calming techniques, listening to feeling and being mindful of surroundings. $10. Register in advance. 7427 Matthews Mint Hill Rd, Ste 206, Mint Hill. 980-239-0366. TotalBeingYoga.com

Goat Yoga – 5-6pm. Have you always wanted to do a mountain pose next to a goat? Join our social goats in the pasture and bring a new meaning to your practice. They love our yoga days as much as we do. As a courtesy to our yoga instructors, pre-registration is required. $10. 623-282-4325. 10715 Shopton Rd W, Charlotte. WishWeHadAcres.com

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Foam Roller Workshop – 5pm. Muscles sore after you work out? Tight and tender spots that won’t go away? Reduced range of motion post-injury or surgery? This workshop will teach you how to safely and effectively target all the major muscle/fascia groups in the body from head to toe! $25 bring own foam roll, $40 with purchase of OPTP Pro Roller. Exercise booklet included. Register at 980-298-6706 or email FrontDesk@RoperPT.com. 301 E. Tremont Ave, Ste B., Charlotte. RoperPT.com.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Soulful Breathwork – 7-9pm. This guided breathing technique activates your life force on a cellular level. $30. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

Charlotte Writers’ Club – 7-8:30pm. Celebrating the written word. Kazim Ali, poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator; ESS Short Story Contest Awards. Guests welcomed. Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Rd, Room 104. CharlotteWritersClub.org

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Elevate your Experience with Essential Oils – 6:15-7:15pm. Take an in-depth dive into Young Living’s essential oil line. $10. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

Reconnect with Nature – Community Program – 7pm. The Charlotte chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation invites you to connect with nature. Meetings on the third Thursday of each month. Free. Wedgewood Church, 4800 Wedgewood Dr. CrownCharlotte.org

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

The Daring Way Weekend Workshop – Sep 22-24. The Daring Way is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr Brene Brown. It was developed to help us learn how to show up, be seen and live braver lives. $425. LillieMarshall.com

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Unity of Charlotte Garage Sale – 7:30am. Unity holds its famous annual Garage Sale with a wealth of clothing, appliances, furniture and books galore. Pick out a treasure to help the church. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.com

Alzheimer’s YOGATHON Benefit – 9am-5pm. Raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s, dementias and brain health. Donation classes all day. Raffles, prizes and silent auction donated by local businesses and services at the event. All proceeds go to Alzheimer’s Association-Western Carolina Chapter. Family friendly. Free to attend. 30 Union St S, Concord. 980-349-6614. LotusLivingArtsStudio.com

Salinity Grand Opening – 10am-7pm. Celebrate the grand opening of Salinity! Enjoy some great deals while seeing all that we have to offer. Hourly giveaways and a grand prize giveaway. Save 50% on all Salt Therapy sessions on this day. 2221 N Center St, Hickory. Contact@salinity.net. Salinity.net

Spiritual Awareness Seminar – 11am-1pm. A must attend event. Are you intuitive and need guidance? Are you looking to learn the basics of spiritual cleansing, grounding, meditation, Reiki, pendulums, crystal healing stones, tarot cards, candle healing and essential oils? Free parking, light refreshments. $85 by Sep 15, $100 after Sep 15. A portion of proceeds benefit Tree of Life non-profit. Belle Johnson Community Center, 1000 Johnston Dr, Pineville. KimMarie@att.net or 980-218-9552

Reiki First Degree Training – A 3-month (32 hour) program taught by highly accomplished Master Teacher, Nancy Bunt. It will prepare you for a personal self- practice, and give you the skills and confidence to offer Reiki to your family, friends, pets, and plant life. 26 CE hours (NCBTMB). $450 tuition (early bird rate). A Reiki Life Academy, 5200 Park Rd, Ste 105, Charlotte. 704-996-4079. AReikiLife.com

Energetic Divorce Ritual – 10:30-11:30am. Ending a marriage requires more than legal papers. Learn to cut cords, drop baggage and energetically release your marriage vows, so your heart is free and open. Free event with Diana Collins. 704-896-3111. Meetup.com/TheNook/events/2017-09

Rock Your Mind and Your Mat – 1-3pm. Join us for a combination of Yin, Meditation and an all-level flow that will open your body, mind and heart. Rock classics will be the soundtrack. $25. Register in advance. 7427 Matthews Mint Hill Rd, Ste 206, Mint Hill. 980-239-0366. TotalBeingYoga.com

Yoga on the Green – 3-6pm. Free outdoor yoga for all levels, food, vendors and live music to benefit Davidson Farmer’s Market SNAP program. Free. Davidson Village Green, 216 S Main St, Davidson. 704-237-3635. info@thebindu.com. TheBindu.com

New Yoga Studio Opening in NoDa. Offering group and private yoga classes, reiki and more. Area 15, Studio 10C, 516 E 15th St, Charlotte. GoodVibesWellness.com

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Unity of Charlotte – 10:30am. Dr Leslie Wells explores “The Path to Wealth through Faith” with a powerful and useful celebration message followed at 12:30pm by a workshop on the same subject. Dr Wells will also autograph her new book. 401 E Arrowood Rd. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Enneagram Workshop: What’s Your Type? – 12:30-2:30pm. The Enneagram is an ancient wisdom system for understanding your inner world and your relationship with others. Discover your underlying interactional styles and hidden motivations, keys to better relationships and a happier life. $10 suggested donation. Unity Spiritual Center meeting at Park Rd Church, 3900 Park Rd, Room CC503. 704-619-9029. CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Certified Reiki II – Sep 26, 28. 9:30am-2pm. Empower your Reiki practice with Power, Harmony and Distance symbols, distant treatments, Japanese techniques. Includes initiation, ICRT manual, certificate, lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice, ongoing teacher support. $205. 8301 University Exec Pk Dr, Ste 106, Charlotte. Register: AReikiPlace.com

Autoimmune Disease: Free Dinner Seminar – 6:30pm. Discover the underlying triggers behind autoimmunity and learn why a lifestyle enhancement approach is crucial for correcting immune dysfunction and improving your quality of life. Presented by Dr Michael with Carolinas Natural Health Center. Harpers in Pineville. Free. Reservations required: 704-708-4404

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

From Weeds to Remedies: Medicine Making – 11am-12:30pm. Dr Dave will focus on medicinal herbs and weeds that lead to remedy. A garden tour to identify herbs will be included. In addition, participants will take home samples with instructions. Ancient medicine for modern times. $32/person. Pre-registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 South New Hope Rd, Belmont. DSBG.org/event/herbal-series-weeds-remedies/

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Aroma Yoga – 1:45-3:15pm. Discover how to integrate essential oils into your yoga and relaxation routines. $15 early-bird/$20 day of. 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Study and Gathering of Earth-centered Spirituality & Teachings – 7:30-9:30pm. SAGEST is a monthly gathering to study and discuss earth centered spirituality. This is an open and welcoming group designed to facilitate open dialogue to gain understanding, as well as discuss different group dynamics and practices. This will be the first gathering. Love offering. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. Sagest.clt@gmail.com. SLCofCharlotte.org

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Native American Drum Making Workshop – 10am-6pm. The drum is the heartbeat of Mother Earth and a medicine tool used for centuries by all indigenous people for healing and celebration. Each drum will be different and unique and will take time to create. $220-$300 includes materials for 16” round drum (actual price depends on skin selected), 50% deposit due upon registration. 30 Union St, Concord. 304-840-2500. LotusLivingArtsStudio.com

Brainwaves and Sacred Ratios: Brain, Sun, Moon & Fibonacci Tuners – 10:30am-12:30pm. Join David Hulse in learning to use Brain Tuners to enhance brainwave states. Also learn about sun and moon to open portals for manifestation and work with sacred ratios to enter higher states of consciousness. $20. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

Mind Body Spirit Expo: A Wisdom and Wellness Experience – 12-4pm. Holistic Healers and Intuitive Readers. 15-minute private sessions – fees vary. See website for a listing of offerings. Ahlara International, 155 Joe V Knox Ave, Mooresville. 704-662-0946. AhlaraInternational.com

Guided Meditation – 1-2pm. Guided imagery meditation can produce a quiet, positive mind – an important tool for stress management and has been proven to increase memory, learning capacity, and instill a greater sense of self. $20. 2221 N Center St, Hickory. Contact@salinity.net. Salinity.net

Take 20: A Pocket Guide to Positive Psychology – 1-3:30pm. Join Dana Draa, CAPP, CRC, COMS, and learn about 20 positive psychology topics, such as resilience, savor, mindfulness, and how to devote just 20 minutes per week to implement these concepts deep into your psyche. Delve into topics at length, and you will get 20 high quality and simple info graphics that define these concepts and give you strategies to integrate them into your day-to-day actions. $40 ($35 early bird). 3201 N Davidson St, Ste B (upstairs). 704-560-6144. manager@nodayoga.com. NoDaYoga.com

Karmic Relief: Break Free and Be Who You Were Created to Be – 204pm. Inspired by the amazing work of Candace Pert’s ‘Molecules of Emotion’ and Eckhart Tolle’s ‘A New Earth’, David Hulse will explore clearing unresolved conscious and unconscious issues that reside in your etheric pain body. Break free from emotional baggage. This is an intro to the 6-week series from SomaEnergetics. $20. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

Monthly Yoga Satsang – 4-7pm. Join bhakti yogis Jenna Faith and Vallabhdas for donation based feel-good flow yoga class, outdoor meditation walks, Sanskrit kirtan and yogic spiritual discussion, with vegan refreshments. Bring yoga gear. RSVP for address: 347-766-7403, JFaithYoga@gmail.com. JennaFaith.yoga

Sacred Stone and Sound Healing Meditation – 7-8:30pm. A sacred stone guided meditation accompanied by a live sound healing journey. This healing ceremony will use sound and stones to help you release limiting beliefs, emotions and pain while allowing in life-changing insights, and shifts in consciousness. Event will sell out. $25. Be Yoga Carmel, Pineville-Matthews Rd, Ste 2B, Charlotte. 704-705-2610 Register: ZenWithinCoaching.com/workshops

 

 

Natural Awakenings Coming Soon 

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 

Illusion of Death Author J Thomas Devins – 1-3pm. Learn how special people dissolved their body into its atomic parts. Flesh transformed to spirit. The phenomenon is taking place in modern times and is available to everyone who is willing to follow a prescribed method of mind training. Ahlara International, 155 Joe V Knox Ave, Mooresville. $20. All proceeds donated to Himalayan Hands. 704-662-0946. AhlaraInternational.com

An Adventure through the Seven Centers of Spiritual and Physical Power – 1-2:30pm. Open the book of your life. David Hulse will explore how to use your chakras for better health, greater personal power and expanded spiritual awareness to help you ground and center your energy, open your heart to love and to develop your intuition. Experiential workshop – we will play with the forks. $20. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

The Daring Way 8 Week Workshop – Oct 4-Nov 22. The Daring Way is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr Brene Brown. It was developed to help us learn how to show up, be seen and live braver lives. $325. Register: LillieMarshall.com

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Enlightened International Spiritual Teacher – 6:45pm. Miranda Mcpherson has a unique ability to help you find direct spiritual experience through relaxing the ego, not battling it. Free. More info: Pat Wolf 704-591-5359. Greensboro. MirandaMacpherson.com

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Reiki Master Training – Oct 7-8. 10am-4:30pm; Sat, Sun. With Paige Cochran. For those who have completed Reiki Level I/II or any Master who wants a tune-up. $490. 111 Caldwell St, Ste 101, Rock Hill, SC. 803-366-9642. sara@synergyyogawellness.com. SynergyYogaWellness.com

The Desire Map Level 1 – Oct 7-8.  Danielle LaPorte’s Desire Map Workshop Level 1. A soul centered journey to get clear on how you truly want to feel in every aspect of your life and use this awareness to guide your choices. $375. Register: LillieMarshall.com

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Digestive Bitters Mixology – 11am-12:30pm. Learn all you wanted to know about digestive bitters. Blend these in class and take-home samples. $32/person. Pre-registration required. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 South New Hope Rd, Belmont. DSBG.org/event/herbal-series-digestive-bitters-mixology/

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale – Oct 13-14. 9am-3pm. Time to plant to get spring blooms! Great selection of native and non-native plants. Preview sale Sep 12, 12-3pm. McMillan Greenhouse UNC Botanical Garden

Learn2Teach Yoga – Therapeutic Foundations Certification Program begins Oct 13. 980-322-4518

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

Releasing Past Life/Ancestral Memories – Limiting Beliefs with Crystals – 10am-2pm. As you experience a past life/soul journey, you will activate the crystals’ energy; to help heal cellular memories. Please see website for details. $85 by Oct 7 or $100 at the door. Register: CoachingYourSoul@outlook.com. 203-518-6449. Body, Mind & Shift, 5200 Park Rd, Ste 213, Charlotte. YourSoulLovestheTruth.com

The Power of Live Food to Heal Disease and Conquer Aging – 6-9pm. Brian Clement will address the work on disease and longevity conducted at the renowned Hippocrates Institute. Cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia and more can be altered, prevented and at times conquered with phyto-chemicals, antioxidants, and other nutrients consumed on a diet of organic vegan living food. $25 online ($30 at the door). SouthPark Christian Church, 6650 Park South Dr, Charlotte. 704-219-9574. BrianinCharlotte.eventbrite.com

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

Inner Body Tune-Up – Oct 15, 22, Nov 5, 12. 3-5:30pm. An innovative, 4-week course that blends the science and psychology of emotions, Ayurveda, meditation, yoga and energy work. Includes 2 energy work sessions. 20100 Zion Rd, Cornelius. 704-237-3635. kelley@thebindu.com. TheBindu.com

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Oct 2017-May 2018, One weekend per month. Learn to teach a transformational style of vinyasa flow yoga from 2 yoga studio owners. Starting at $2,400. 111 Caldwell St, Ste 101, Rock Hill, SC. 803-366-9642. sara@synergyyogawellness.com. SynergyYogaWellness.com

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

The 7 Levels of Energy Workshop. Learn your unique energetic profile and how to work with it to create a more powerful and fulfilling life. Includes Energy Assessment. $150. Register: LillieMarshall.com

Donald Rothberg Talk: The Engaged Spiritual Life: Connecting Inner and Outer Transformation7-9pm. Donald will explore how we might bring the spiritual and social together in a contemporary way, how they deeply require one another, and how this integration might help us respond to the great challenges of our times. Park Rd Baptist Church, 3900 Park Rd. Free (donations encouraged for teacher). More info or register: LindaReight@yahoo.com. IMCCharlotte.org

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

Daylong Retreat: Awakening Individually and Collectively in a Time of Need – 9am-5pm.  A day of mindfulness and inquiry with Donald Rothberg. Explore practically how we combine depth of spiritual practice while engaging with the challenges of our world. Combining periods of silent practice will help us to quiet our minds, deepen insight, and open our hearts. Explore the connection between inner and outer transformation through interactive practices, short talks and discussions. CPCC Overcash Bldg #300, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $35 (no one turned away); donations for the speaker encouraged. More info or register: LindaReight@yahoo.com. IMCCharlotte.org

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Teachings of the Upanishads – 12-6pm. A rare opportunity to join Professor Bill Mahony of Davidson College to explore timeless wisdom for today’s yogis. Short, optional yoga sessions with Kelly Gardner throughout the day. 20100 Zion Rd, Cornelius. 704-237-3635. kelley@thebindu.com. TheBindu.com

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Rising Strong Weekend Workshop– Nov 10-12. Rising Strong is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr Brene Brown. It was developed to help us learn how to rise stronger after the inevitable falls of life. $425. Register: LillieMarshall.com

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Mystics on Main – 10am-4pm. Bringing together some of the area’s best psychics, tarot readers, psychic artists, karmic astrology and much, much more. Sign up for a few different readers. Bring a friend, browse the beautiful art in the studio, reconnect and relax at Studio Coffee. Free admission and parking. Readers’ fees vary. Donna Downey Studio, 501 S Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville. Melinda@intuitive-art.org. Facebook.com/MysticsOnMain

 

Natural Awakenings September 2017 Ongoing Calendar

 

sunday

Spiritual Light Center of Charlotte – 10:30am. Rev. Rebecca Nagy, spiritual leader. A non-denominational spiritual community, grounded in the Universal Truth Teachings of New Thought and Ageless Wisdom. Services followed by Master Mind and Fellowship. Spiritual Light Center of Charlotte, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. SLCofCharlotte.org

Unity of Charlotte Sunday Celebration Service – 10:30am. Spirit-led and Heart-driven describes this welcoming spiritual community that offers spiritual enrichment classes throughout the week and a vibrant Sunday Celebration Service with terrific music and inspiring messages. Youth Program ages 4+ avail. Unity of Charlotte, 401 E Arrowood Rd, Charlotte. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Unity Spiritual Center – 10:30am. Casual service. Positive music, centering meditations and inspiring metaphysical talks. We are a spiritual community (not a religion) grounded in Unity Metaphysics, A Course in Miracles and related Eastern teachings. New meeting location: Milford Chapel, Park Rd Church, 3900 Park Rd. 704-619-9029. Find us on Facebook, Meetup and CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

Prenatal Yoga- 12pm. These 60-minute vinyasa classes are designed specifically for and limited to women and partners of expectant mothers. Learn modifications in a comfortably warm room that will help you ease through your pregnancy. $18 drop-in. Baby+Company, 131 Providence Rd, Charlotte. 704-750-5535. Y1Now.com

QiGong with Yadi Alamin – 1pm. The most energetic Qigong class in Charlotte! Exercise for strength, flexibility, internal power and peace of mind. $15. Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd, Ste 200C. CharlotteReflexology.com

A Course in Miracles Study Group – 7pm. Ongoing study and discussion of ACIM. Jim & Kay Fuller have been facilitating ACIM studies for over 25 years. Now meeting at Bonnie Briar Townhomes, Elm Ln at Hwy 51. 704-619-9029. Find us on Facebook, Meetup and CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

 

monday

A Course in Miracles Study Group – 7pm. Ongoing study and discussion of ACIM. Jim and Kay Fuller have been facilitating ACIM studies for over 25 years. Park Rd Church, Room CC505, 3900 Park Rd. 704-619-9029. Find us on Facebook, Meetup and CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

 

tuesday

Gentle Yoga Flow – 9:30-11am. Come into the present moment using functional, adaptable postures, mindful movement and guided breath flow. All welcome. $13. HarmonyYogaNC.com. 704-277-3887

Weekly Daytime Meditation – 12-1pm. Brief instruction period, 30-minute silent meditation, and a short period of questions and answers. Donation. Park Rd Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd, Charlotte. InsightMeditationCharlotte.org

A Course in Miracles Ongoing Study Group – 1:30-3pm (beginning Sep 19). Whether you are new to the Course or a seasoned veteran, welcome to our study group. We meet weekly to reconnect with the truth. Love offering. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

Beginner Tai Chi – 6-7pm. Join Master Nigel Barnes for improved balance, focus, flexibility, coordination, joint pain, arthritis, blood circulation and more. Designed for those new to Tai Chi, or want to benefit from more foundational training. Offered every Tues and Thur. $75/month. 5200 Park Rd, Bldg 1, 2nd floor. Movement room #1. 704-777-4006. RoyalDragonTaiChi@gmail.com. RoyalDragonTaiChi.com

Meditation and Metaphysical Studies – 6:30, 7pm. Guided and silent meditation followed by a teaching program. Attend one part or both. Appropriate for beginners and long-time students. Park Rd Church, Room CC505, 3900 Park Rd. 704-619-9029. Find us on Facebook, Meetup and CharlotteSpiritualCenter.org

Acrylic Painting 3 Part Series – 7-9pm (beginning Sep 12). Join Janice Maleyeff for this 3-part class through Sept 26. Learn brush strokes, and practice the individual elements of a seascape. $100 full series. 7300 Mallard Creek Rd. 704-599-1180. slcofcharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

 

wednesday

Gentle Yoga Flow – 9:30-11am. Come into the present moment using functional, adaptable postures, mindful movement and guided breath flow. All welcome. $13. HarmonyYogaNC.com. 704-277-3887

The School of Spirituality – 10:30am-12pm. On-going class with Barbara Ruff is a discussion on spiritual topics relevant to our changing world and search for deeper meaning. All welcome. Love offering. Unity of Charlotte, 401 E Arrowood Rd, Charlotte. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

Therapeutic Yoga for Deep Relaxation – 7-8:30pm. Breathing techniques, gentle poses and meditation to peacefully bring you into the present moment. All levels, beginners welcome. $13. Integra Wellness Center, 1040 Edgewater Corporate Parkway, Indian Land, SC. 704-277-3887. Info@IntegraWellnessCenter.com. HarmonyYogaNC.com.

Wisdom Wednesdays – 7-8:30pm. An ongoing study of the Ageless Wisdom Teachings with Rev Rebecca Nagy. ‘Meditation is the Doorway’ continues through July. Love offering. Spiritual Light Center of Charlotte, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. 704-599-1180. SLCofCharlotte@att.net. SLCofCharlotte.org

Weekly Wednesday Meditation – 7-9pm. Practice instructions for those new to meditation at 7pm. Silent mindfulness meditation at 7:30pm, followed by dharma talk and discussion. Donation. Park Rd Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd, Charlotte. IMCCharlotte.org

Heartfulness Meditation – 7:30pm. This group meets for a period of silent meditation. The process begins promptly at 7:30pm, so we suggest you arrive around 7:15. More info: Heartfulness.org. Unity of Charlotte, 401 E Arrowood Rd, Charlotte. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org

 

thursday

A Course in Miracles – 9:30am. A transformative ongoing study group open to all. Where philosophy, psychology, and religion end, A Course in Miracles begins. Freewill offering. Unity of Charlotte, 401 E. Arrowood Road, Charlotte. 704-523-0062, UnityOfCharlotte.org.

 

friday

Gentle Yoga Flow – 9:30-11am. Come into the present moment using functional, adaptable postures, mindful movement and guided breath flow. All welcome. $13. HarmonyYogaNC.com. 704-277-3887

Happy Hour Power Beats – 5:30, 5:45pm. An hour of fun filled practice along with some awesome tunes. $5. Yoga One Plaza-Midwood and Dilworth locations. Y1Now.com

Qigong with Yadi Alamin – 6:30pm. The most energetic Qigong class in Charlotte! Exercise for strength, flexibility, internal power and peace of mind. $15. Elemental Healing, 5200 Park Rd, Ste 200C. CharlotteReflexology@gmail.com

 

saturday

Gentle Yoga for Back Care – 8:15-9:30am. This class targets the back and shoulders in a therapeutic fashion – exploring range of motion, strength building, and stretches that specifically target the muscles that inform the back, body and shoulders. $16/class. 3201 N Davidson St, Ste B (upstairs). 704-560-6144. manager@nodayoga.com. NoDaYoga.com