Events – Charlotte, NC Edition
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
The Ahlara Sisterhood – 1:30-3:30pm. Psychic Medium Katelyn Lee shares techniques and on how to intuitively read oracle cards to provide guidance and clarity. Bring your own deck. First Sunday with guest speaker. $10 (Donated to Himalayan Hands). Ahlara International, 155 Joe V. Knox Ave, Mooresville. 704-662-0946. AhlaraInternational.com
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
Stress, Inflammation and Fatigue Talk – 6pm. Join Dr. Michael Smith, N.D. of Carolinas Natural Health Center for dinner and a talk covering the conditions of stress, inflammation and fatigue. Dinner included. Advanced registration required at 704-708-4404. Seating is limited. Harper’s Restaurant, 11059 Carolina Place Pkwy, Pineville. CarolinasNaturalHealth.com.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
SHiFT Charlotte Holiday Pop Up Market & Psychic Fair – 5-9pm Dec 6; 11am-4pm Dec 7. Join us for the largest Holiday Market and Psychic Fair in Charlotte. Free to attend. GoodRoad CiderWorks, 117 Southside Dr, Charlotte. [email protected] SHiFTCharlotte.com.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
Self-Compassion, Bilateral Stimulation and Guided Meditative Journaling – 9:30am-11:30am. Learn self-compassion techniques to apply in your life until it becomes natural. Grounding and mindfulness stress reduction techniques also explored. $75. Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg. 1, 2nd fl, Ste 207-B/Community/Movement Room #2, Charlotte. 980-221-7012. [email protected]. Evolve-IntegrativeCounseling.com.
A Bold Practice For Your Brain – 10am-12pm. Join Jenn Shull to learn about the use of essential oils, breathe work, meditation, music, and deep stretch yoga to slow you down and shift you into a delicious energy rich state of being. Cost $40. Early bird $35 by 11/30. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
School of Shamanic Studies with Medicine Woman, Salem Wolf Heart – 10:30am-12pm. Awaken the power within you as you step upon your Shamanic path. Join the monthly circle of enlightenment with spirit messages and ceremonial experiences. $25 (all ShAP classes). 704.896.3111. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
Spiritual Anatomy – 10:30am-12pm. Investigate the other seven bodies that accompany the human form. $25 or NookSter Society. 704.896.3111. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
Stress Management Class – 1-2pm. Stress is the leading cause of many physical and mental health disorders. Taught by Sharon Hoyng, MS, LPC a licensed counselor with over 20 years experience. Handouts provided. $40. Advanced registration at 704-616-9600 or [email protected]. 1554 C Union Rd, Ste 7, Gastonia.
Physical Anatomy – 1:30-3pm. A course that investigates the structure and function of the human body and the ways in which it is a human barometer. $25 or NookSter Society. 704.896.3111. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
The Golden Quest Mystery School’s Second Sundays at The Bag Lady – 10:30am-12pm. Join Rev Rebecca Nagy for an inside look at the mystery teachings – what they are, where they originated and how to access them. Suggested Energy Exchange: $25. 1516 E 4th St, Charlotte. 704-661-4957. [email protected]. GoldenQuestMysterySchool.org.
Tap Into Your Inner Wisdom to Make Changes in Your Life – 1pm. Join NLP Master Karen MacMurray and learn how to communicate with your subconscious, release stuck emotions, stop pain, dis-create beliefs, rewrite past hurtful situations, guardian angel’s name and establish connection. Offering. HeartLight Spiritual Center, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. Register 980-949-8921. [email protected].
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10
Stress, Inflammation and Fatigue Talk – 6:30pm. Join Dr. Michael Smith, N.D., for a talk covering the conditions of stress, inflammation and fatigue. Advanced registration required at 704-708-4404. Seating is limited. 1114 Sam Newell Rd, Ste A, Matthews. CarolinasNaturalHealth.com.
Trusting Soulful Breathwork – 7-9pm. Join Andrea White for the ride of your life. Clearing of old emotional energy that's been stored in our bodies. Healing of past trauma. Renewed energy and vitality. Clarity. Peace and calm. Cost: $20 Early Bird, $30 Day of. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13
Sound Healing and Yin Yoga– 7-8:30pm. Join Meredith Swaim and unwind with an evening of restorative vibrations, transcendent sounds and yin yoga poses sure to leave you feeling blissful. Cost: $33. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
Symbology – 10am-12pm. Mediums, psychics and students of the phenomena, join us for an in-depth look at the language of symbols and how the knowledge of interpretation of these tools will enhance your skills. $45 or NookSter Society. 704.896.3111. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
Understanding Tarot – 1-3pm. Psychic Medium Katelyn Lee helps you read and interpret oracle cards. Unlike traditional tarot, oracle tarot has a unique je ne sais quoi in their interpretation. Learn to interpret and receive information. $35. Ahlara International, 155 Joe V. Knox Ave, Mooresville. 704-662-0946. AhlaraInternational.com.
Runes – 1:30-3pm. Work with the ancient alphabet of The Vikings and Nordic peoples. Each symbol is unique in working with your own spiritual background and coming to terms with the current aspects of your life. $25 or NookSter Society. 704.896.3111. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15
New Year's Resolution: Art of Yogic Speech – 1-4pm. Join Marcy Goldstein on how to achieve clarity and maintain dignity and mutual respect during in-person and social media communications on sensitive, charged topics. Cultivate the art of yogic speech to help repair our world. Pre-register $45, $50 Day of. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
Carolina Center for Spiritual Awakenings Holiday Party – 5pm. Christmas karaoke, Secret Santa gift exchange (optional), Silent Auction, Christmas crafting. Open to all. Free. Wynfield Forest Clubhouse, 15722 Winfield Creek Pkwy, Huntersville. 980-292-1062. [email protected]. AwakeningCarolina.org.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Foam Roll Workshop with Lynne Ray, PT, PYT, CSCS – 12:30-1:30 pm. Roll out sore muscles. This workshop teaches foam roll techniques that relax muscles, reduce pain, and restore muscles to normal length-tension relationships and function. 301 E Tremont Ave B, Charlotte. 980-298-6706. RoperPT.com.
Community Soul Night with Kelli Hall – 7pm. A Vision-board Workshop. See the desires of the heart - in pictures. All are welcome. Donation. Magnolia Woods, 12125 Statesville Rd, Huntersville. 980-292-1062. [email protected]. AwakeningCarolina.org.
Evening Energy Frequency & Flow Sound Healing – 7-9pm. Experience an evening of energy healing practitioners offering you services such as reiki, hypnotherapy, energy sound therapy, and reconnective healing. Love offering appreciated. Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg. 1, 2nd fl, Ste 207-B/Community/Movement Room #2, Charlotte. 704-231-1642. [email protected]. DarcelSpears.com.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21
Jikiden Reiki Weekend with Lorraine Meyer – Dec 21-22. 9:30am-5:30pm. Usui Reiki without Western or New Age influence. Authorized teacher of the Jikiden Reiki Institute presents reiki in its original simplicity, beauty, thought and practice. $350. Call/text for reservations, 305-333-7571. The Nook, 400 North Harbor Place Dr, Ste C, Davidson. KentCookInstitute.com/calendar.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22
Sacred Cacao Ceremony and Shamanic Breathe – 6:30-9pm. Celebrate the winter solstice. Begin with a heart opening scared Cacao (Amazonian superfood) ceremony and focus on releasing what doesn't serve self and calling in what does. A powerful Shamanic breath work practice will follow. $40 advanced registration, $50 Day of. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29
Burning Bowl Service – 11:15am. Celebration service includes a “Burning Bowl” ceremony where you can write down issues that you would like to let go of before entering the New Year and release them through sacred fire. HeartLight Spiritual Center, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. 980-949-8921. [email protected].
Natural Awakenings Coming Soon
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8
Qigong Life Energy Coaching Course – 8:15-9:45am. Wednesdays weekly for 6-months. Understand Chi, principles of Chinese energy healing, the energy structure of the human body, the five elements of Chinese medicine, the three harmonies of body and more in this comprehensive course. Empower Life Center, 14136 Lancaster Hwy, Pineville. Register 704-542-8088 or [email protected]. EmpowerLifeCenter.com.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9
Intro to Yoga – 7:15-8:30pm. New to yoga and not sure where to begin? In this 4-week series, we'll break down the components of a Vinyasa-style class in a fun and relaxed learning environment. $75 for 4 weeks. Register online. Be Yoga, 1247 East Blvd #250, Charlotte. 704-372-7665. [email protected] BeYogaClt.com.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
Okra 200 hr YTT with Brooke Carlson – 1/10-5/17. Whether you want to pursue a career in yoga or delve deeper into the practice of yoga as a student and practitioner, Okra’s 200-hour teacher training program will support your needs. Our curriculum covers many modalities and styles. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com
SUNDAY, JANUARY 19
Intro to Yoga – 2-3:15pm. New to yoga and not sure where to begin? In this 4-week series, we'll break down the components of a Vinyasa-style class in a fun and relaxed learning environment. $75 for 4 weeks. Register online. Be Yoga, 1247 East Blvd #250, Charlotte. 704-372-7665. [email protected] BeYogaClt.com.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Introduction to Child’Space – For professionals, health care providers, parents to be or anyone interested in infant development or the upcoming training starting June 2020. 4805 Park Rd, Ste 200, Charlotte. 704-650-7252. [email protected]. ChildSpaceCharlotte.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Complimentary Child’Space Sessions – 9:30am-3:30pm. For Families and their infants ranging in age from birth to independent walking. Make tummy time fun; reach milestones like sitting, crawling and walking; promote early language and fine motor skills; deepen bonding, social/emotional growth. Schedule appointment at 704-650-7252 or [email protected] 4805 Park Rd, Ste 200, Charlotte. ChildSpaceCharlotte.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29
REFRESH 2020 Wellness Expo – 11am-5pm. Harness your power for better health with the practitioners at Elemental Healing Charlotte and special guests. Demos, prizes, and giveaways. $10. Elemental Healing, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg. 1, 2nd Fl., Charlotte (All Event Rooms). ElementalHealingCharlotte.com. [email protected]
Natural Awakenings Ongoing Calendar
Metaphysical Study Group with Rev. David Hulse – 10-11am. Understand original texts from a more enlightened/metaphysical view. HeartLight Spiritual Center, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. 704-599-1180. HeartLightCharlotte.org.
Queen City Center for Spiritual Living – 10:30am. 1st Sunday of month. Open-minded spiritual community with positive and practical philosophy of life. The Double Tree Hotel, 6300 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte. 704-643-4970. QueenCityCSL.com.
Unity of Charlotte Sunday Celebration Service – 10:30am. Vibrant, joyous Sunday Celebration Service with inspiring messages, a warm, open and affirming spiritual community. Meditation at 9:50am. 401 E Arrowood Rd, Charlotte. 704-523-0062. UnityofCharlotte.org.
Light House Spiritual Fellowship – 11am-12:30pm. Heart-centered gathering that explores the esoteric, mystical, wisdom teachings of various faiths and philosophies. Light House Spiritual Center, 645 Carpenter Ave, Mooresville. 704-658-1442. [email protected] LightHouseSpiritualCenter.com.
Service at Carolina Center for Spiritual Awakening – 11am. Honoring and welcoming all. Donation. Magnolia Woods, 12125 Statesville Rd, Huntersville. 980-292-1062. [email protected] AwakeningCarolina.org.
Heartlight Spiritual Center – 11:15am. Fellowship, meditation and inspiring message with inclusive, metaphysical family honoring your spiritual journey. HeartLight Spiritual Center, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. 704-599-1180. HeartLightCharlotte.org.
Reiki and Healing Clinic for Kids and Teens – 2nd and 4th Sunday. 1-4pm. For those struggling with anxiety, pain, depression, chronic conditions. Donation. 2520 Sardis Rd North, Ste 208, Charlotte. Register: CharlotteReikiForKids.com.
Alone Together Therapy Group – 6:30-7:30pm. 2nd and 4th Monday. Adult therapy for those unsure of self/worry how perceived. $40/mtg paid monthly, or $50/mtg paid bi-weekly. Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd., Bldg. 1, 2nd fl, Ste. 207-B/Community/Movement Room #2, Charlotte. 704-800-4436. [email protected]aCounseling.com. ModernEraCounseling.com.
A Course in Miracles Study Group – 7pm. Ongoing study/discussion. The Fullers have been facilitating ACIM studies over 25 years. Park Rd Church, 3900 Park Rd, Rm 206, Charlotte. 704-619-9029. UnitySpiritualCenterOfCharlotte.org.
Rocket Vinyasa Yoga – 7:15-8:30pm. Also Wed, Fri, Sat, times vary. Playful and energetic practice. Yoga class pass or $10 drop in. All levels. Okra Yoga, 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
Mid-Week Yoga Retreat – Tues-Fri. Emotional cleansing, relaxation and deeper connection with nature. Dillsboro Inn, 146 N River Rd, Dillsboro. 828-507-3113. DillsboroInn.com. MoonSchoolYoga.com.
Inspired Flow – 8-9am. Also Thurs. Jivamukti-style, vinyasa krama class where breath and an elevated intention link one movement to the other. Yoga class pass or $8 drop in. 1912 Commonwealth Ave. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
Weekly Daytime Meditation Session – 12-1pm. Brief instruction period, 30 minutes of silent meditation and Q and A. Donation. Park Rd Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd, Charlotte. [email protected] IMCCharlotte.org.
Pre/Postnatal Yoga Tuesdays – 4:30-5:30pm. Join Julie and Moms/Moms-to-be each Tuesday for a yoga flow specially designed for pregnant women. Yoga class pass or $8 Drop-In. 1912 Commonwealth Ave.704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
The Enneagram Study Group – 7-8:30pm. 3rd Tuesday of month. Check online calendar for holiday schedule. Learn the 9 personality types and accompanying thinking, feeling, and behaving. $10. Light House Spiritual Center, 645 Carpenter Ave, Mooresville. 704-658-1442. [email protected]. LightHouseSpiritualCenter.com/events.
A Course In Miracles Study Group – 7-8:30pm. Check online calendar for holiday schedule. Group study of moving from fear to love. $10. Light House Spiritual Center 645 Carpenter Ave., Mooresville, NC 28115. 704-658-1442. [email protected]. LightHouseSpiritualCenter.com/events.
IM=X Pilates – 6-6:55am. No class 12/25. All levels, eight sequences on the Xercizer with emphasis on proper form. 2 credits. Register in advance. IM=X Pilates & Fitness, 8035 Providence Rd, Ste 330, Charlotte. 704-575-5366. IMXPilatesCharlotte.com.
Relief: Awaken to the UNawakened You
– 11am. Dec 4-18.
Clear unresolved issues and break free from emotional baggage. $15/class, $60/series. Live or streaming/recordings. HeartLight Spiritual Center, 7300 Mallard Creek Rd, Charlotte. 980-949-8921. [email protected]. HeartLightCharlotte.org.
Yoga Basics with Cay Moore PT, PYTC – 12-1pm. Student-centered to meet your unique needs. Helps you restore breath, functional movement patterns, body awareness, and postural alignment. 301 E Tremont Ave B, Charlotte. 980-298-6706. RoperPT.com.
Weekly Wednesday Meditation – 7-9pm. Silent mindfulness meditation at 7:30pm, followed by dharma talk and discussion. Instruction at 7pm. Donation. Park Rd Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd, Charlotte. [email protected] IMCCharlotte.org.
The Way of Mastery: Listening and Living – 1st and 3rd Thursdays. 7-8:30pm. Transformational teachings of Jesus. 110 Summerlake Dr SW, Concord. Remote access available. 607-348-5773. Facebook - "The Way of Mastery - Concord NC."
Qoya Intentional Movement for Women – 7:30-9pm. No class 12/26. Combination of yoga, dance, feminine movement and community connections. $20 or $60/4. Be Yoga, 1247 East Blvd #250, Charlotte. 704-372-7665. [email protected] BeYogaClt.com.
Feldenkrais® Classes – 9:30-10:30am. Engage unique movement sequences to unravel harmful habits, restore ability and regulate the nervous system. $15. 4805 Park Rd, Ste 200. 704-905-8594. MovementDialogues.com.
50-50 TRX & Xercizer – 12-12:55pm. All levels, great stretch and some cardio. 2 credits. Register in advance. IM=X Pilates & Fitness, 8035 Providence Rd, Ste 330, Charlotte. 704-575-5366. IMXPilatesCharlotte.com.
Yoga Sculpt – Every day. Class incorporates hand weights and high-intensity cardio bursts for a maximum calorie burning effect. Okra Yoga, 1912 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte. 704-266-1443. OkraCharlotte.com.
SoulCollage – 1:30-4:30pm. 2nd Saturday. Lighthearted collage process allowing one to explore inner wisdom. $45, includes supplies. Elemental Healing Charlotte, 5200 Park Rd, Bldg 1, 2nd fl, Ste 200-C, Creative Arts Studio, Charlotte. 704-807-3635. [email protected] ElementalHealingCharlotte.com.