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Join a great group of teachers and students at the Venice Holistic Center. We are a non-profit educational, wellness center, run by volunteers, dedicated to bringing the best programs and practitioners in body/mind, spiritual, wellness, sustainability for the city of Venice at reasonable fees and scholarships. Many who attend our events are not on Meetup so we have more attendance than shows here.

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Chair Yoga with Miryam Fridays

714 Shamrock Blvd

This Yoga class begins in the chair with breathing exercises followed by neck and shoulders exercises , back and side postures and some streching of the legs. The sequence then moves to standing and balancing routines using the chair for support. Final streches and relaxation are done sitting and/or the mat. The option to stay in the chair for the entire class is open for any who prefers to remain seated. Miryam Gomez: [masked][masked] $10.00 Miryam became certified to teach yoga in 2006 through Sri Yogi Hari of the Sivananda Lineage and creator of Sampoorna Yoga (Yoga of Fullness) , in Miramar, FL. She completed the 200 hour and 300 hour advanced Residential Teacher Training programs at the Sampoorna Yoga Ashram in Miramar, FL. In addition to Sivananda/Sampoorna Yoga she also teaches Chair yoga.

Personal Astrology Sessions with Celia, by appointment. See contact info below.

Personal Astrology Sessions with Celia, by appointment. Do you have specific concerns or questions? Are there any patterns, issues, or reoccurring themes in your life which you would like to gain insight into? As a psychological astrologer, I use the symbolism of the birth chart in conjunction with your story to gain insight into what may be going on. The goal is greater self-awareness, self-understanding and self-acceptance. Sessions are usually 90 minutes and focus on a particular question or concern. Other days/times available by special arrangement. Fee: Whatever you are able to give in a sliding scale of $75 - $25 is donated to the VHCC. A recording of your session is sent via e-mail. If you have questions or wish to schedule, please contact me at: celia.marion@ verizon.net or call (941)[masked]. Required for a consultation: Birth date, birth place, and accurate birth time. An accurate birth time is essential for a productive session. This information is needed a week ahead of your scheduled session. I have a Diploma from the Academy of AstroPsychology. The Academy of AstroPsychology combines the fields of Astrology, Psychology, and the Jungian concepts of archetypes and synchronicity. It is from this perspective that I examine a natal chart with a client. For more information, please see www.celiamarionastrologer.com

Gentle Yoga for You

Venice Holistic Community Center

USD10.00

A yoga practice for those new to yoga and experienced yoga practitioners, as the class is adapted to your abilities. Breathing, postures, rest and relaxation are incorporated in the 75 minute classes. Husband and wife, Rick and Mary bring a sense of calm and peace with their instruction. Take yoga back to your world and discover how delightful yoga action is for your life, and the effect it has on all. Gentle yoga adapted to your ability. beginners and beyond. Bring your own mat or borrow one or ours. Wear comfortable clothing. Do not eat an hour before starting time of class. Bring water too if you'd like. Breathe, Relax and Connect. [masked] Rick Rabalais $10 NO CLASS MAY 4TH

Buddhist Wisdom for Everyday Life

Venice Holistic Community Center

Buddhist Wisdom For Everyday Life, a secular class. Guided mindfulness and loving kindness meditation, a short talk and discussion on how to live with ease, kindness, clarity and insight. Mindfulness Meditation is shown to improve focus, emotional resilience and bring more joy into your life. The basic teachings of Buddhism can make our lives more workable and give us an enlightened perspective. A chance to meditate as well as a time to explore teachings that are designed to lead us to peace and happiness. Offered by the Venice Mindfulness Meditation Community. Suggested donation $10, helps support our wonderful Center where we meet. If you are low income please pay what you can afford. Please note the last Sunday of the month is a silent retreat no regular class. Call[masked] for info on beginner classes Instructors: Jim Piekarski, LMFT, Jim Piekarski is a retired Marriage and Family Therapist (CA) who lives in Venice and teaches meditation and Buddhist wisdom. He is the author of Mastering Your Emotions: Seven Steps to Transforming Emotional Reactivity. (Away Feb - April) Monk San, Bhante Chan and Bhante Gnanissara. All three monks received ordination from Bhante Sujatha in Sri Lanka. After moving to Florida, they have been working to establish the Serenity Buddhist Meditation Center, Sarasota. They have a keen understanding of the teachings and western culture and helping us find inner peace. Jillaurie Crane, M.A. is an educator and Buddhist Chaplain with over 30 years of meditation practice and study. She completed a seven year training in buddhist studies, retreats, seminary program and a meditation instructor/teacher training and teaches in a secular format. She is a retired psychotherapist.

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Gentle Yoga for You

Venice Holistic Community Center

USD10.00

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