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  • Friendly Favors

    Modern Esoteric

    The Occult Knowledge Today and Humanity's First Great Awakening

    Presenter
    Brad Olsen
    • Apr 10, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by Brad Olsen, the author of Modern Esoteric, where he explores the ways in which fringe subjects and out of the box thinking can help with the challenges humanity is facing today.

  • Special Event

    HereAfterHere: a self-guided tour of eternity

    IONS Benefit Performance

    • Mar 30, 2014
    • Santa Clara , CA

    Tandy Beal & Company, with composer Jon Scoville, invite friends of IONS to a multi-media dance/video/theater performance at the Santa Clara University Louis B. Mayer Theatre.

  • Workshop

    Women’s Courage Circle

    Presenter
    Aninha Livingstone, PhD
    • Mar 29, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Women's Courage Circle offers a sacred container to slow down and listen to the speech of your soul. Through transformative practices such as circle, solo time on the land, expressive arts, journaling and ritual you will be  nourished, and challenged to say yes to your own unique expression in this world. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Personal Retreat Weekend

    March 2014

    • Mar 28, 2014 – Mar 30, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    For all of you who have been requesting an EarthRise weekend of R & R and quiet reflection with no plans other than quiet walks, exceptional food, and a dip in the hot tub—now is the time. Join us for this weekend of personal time to reflect in nature and be supported by the uncomplicated life at EarthRise. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Bouncing Back

    The Neuroscience of Resilience and Well-Being

    Presenter
    Linda Graham, MFT
    • Mar 28, 2014 – Mar 30, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Welcome to an experiential weekend of strengthening your inner resources and the natural resilience that supports your well-being and flourishing. You’ll learn more than a dozen tools and techniques – drawn from the intersection of brain science, relational psychology, and mindfulness practices – that will help you reduce the impact of stress and trauma; deepen your self-compassion and self-awareness; and broaden perspectives, possibilities, and sense of purpose. more...

  • Workshop

    Level 1 iRest Training

    Presenter
    Richard Miller, PhD
    • Mar 16, 2014 – Mar 21, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    This Level I training is designed to provide you with the basic principles, history, theory, practice, and delivery of iRest. This will allow you to incorporate the simple 10-step iRest protocol into your personal life, professional teaching, or clinical practice. more...

  • Workshop

    Dream Consciously

    Understanding Dreams Using Mind and Body

    Presenters
    Khaleghl Quinn, PhD, Darlene DeRose
    • Mar 16, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Be more than curious about your dreams. Learn how to use their symbols as healing, centering tools in your waking life. This workshop offers an integrated blend of dream analysis, QiGong, and intuitive body movement. Participants will learn tools for personal and collective transformation, using the wisdom offered in dreams. more...

  • Workshop

    Weekly Wisdom Healing Qigong Classes

    Presenter
    Nancy Malloy
    Sponsor
    The Chi Center
    • Mar 12, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Every Wednesday, 1:00–2:30 PM, experience the profound benefits of this ancient wellness practice. The gentle energy movements are easy to learn and can be done by anyone. Open to everyone.

  • Friendly Favors

    An Insistence on Life: Releasing Fear of Death to Fully Live

    Inspirational Real-life Stories of How Accepting Death Transforms Life

    Presenter
    Jane Hughes Gignoux
    • Mar 11, 2014
    • Martinez, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by one of our most experienced guides to outgrow our fear of dying, so we may live more present and fulfilling lives.

  • Workshop

    The Art of Participatory Leadership

    Building Resilient Community and Organizations

    Presenters
    Jeff Aitken, Chris Corrigan, Dana Pearlman, Teresa Posakony, Sam Ruark, Mikyö Clark, Fedor Ovchinnikov, Heather Manchester, Carolyne Stayton
    • Mar 7, 2014 – Mar 9, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    The Art of Participatory Leadership is an intensive three day event where you will experience and practice a set of simple yet potent approaches for hosting powerful conversations, building strong organizations and communities, and leading change. Come explore how to unleash our collective intelligence and build adaptive, resilient communities. more...

  • Friendly Favors

    Thrive Movement

    Empowering Solutions Worldwide

    Presenters
    Kimberly Carter Gamble, Foster Gamble
    • Mar 6, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed by a presentation, and Q&A the creators of THRIVE, the documentary that has been seen by over 20 million viewers in 27 languages and which many consider the most influential movie they have seen.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Body Awareness in the Brain

    Attention, Perception, and Action

    Presenter
    Anne Bishop
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    EarthRise at IONS, Aqus Café
    • Mar 4, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Anne Bishop. Anne will speak about what body awareness is, what the current research tells us, and what networks are activated in the brain when we become aware of our bodies. 

  • Retreat

    The Ease of Being

    Just Say Yes

    Presenter
    Richard Miller, PhD
    • Feb 27, 2014 – Mar 2, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Intimacy, truth, authenticity, love, right action, and freedom are always knocking from the inside, longing for expression. These are natural expressions of our true nature and blossom when we realize and embody our native ground of Being. Please join us at this silent retreat as we take a break from our daily routines and rest in our inherent sense of wholeness and interconnectedness with all of life. more...

  • Private Event

    Wikimedia Foundation

    (registration unavailable)

    • Feb 25, 2014 – Feb 26, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    PRIVATE EVENT: The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to encouraging the growth, development, and distribution of free, multilingual, educational content. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Personal Retreat Weekend

    February 2014

    • Feb 14, 2014 – Feb 16, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    For all of you who have been requesting an EarthRise weekend of R & R and quiet reflection with no plans other than quiet walks, exceptional food, and a dip in the hot tub—now is the time. Join us for this weekend of personal time to reflect in nature and be supported by the uncomplicated life at EarthRise. more...

  • Conscious Living Workshop

    Free Your Voice

    Open Body Through Open Sound

    Presenters
    (a) Silvia Nakkach, Barbara Voinar
    Guest
    Jason K. Norris
    • Feb 14, 2014 – Feb 16, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Experience the emotional magic! Feel music clearing and opening energetic channels, becoming a gateway for divination and love. Through guided trance states, drumming, and chanting you’ll gather a fantastic repertoire of medicine melodies, as well as guidance for developing your spiritual practice of "singing in." more...

  • Friendly Favors

    What the World Could Be

    Presenter
    Ken Walden
    • Feb 5, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Potluck dinner followed with a presentation by the Founder and Director of What the World Could Bean organization focused on creating positive change by showing people-scale solutions to some of our big challenges.

  • Science Buzz Café

    Horse Sense

    Straight From The Heart

    Presenter
    Charlie Raposa
    Host
    Daniel Osmer
    Sponsors
    EarthRise at IONS, Aqus Café
    • Feb 4, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    Join host Daniel Osmer with guest presenter Charlie Raposa. Learn the ancient and modern art of horse wisdom – straight from the heart – and learn to communicate in the horse’s own language. Come for food and refreshments at 6pm; the program begins at 7pm. 

  • Private Event

    The Embodied Practitioner Certification (EPC) Program

    (registration unavailable)

    • Feb 3, 2014 – Feb 8, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    PRIVATE EVENT: MetaIntegral Academy offers world-class integral education and project-based leadership training for change agents who envision a thriving global society and a flourishing natural world. more...

  • Retreat

    Mindfulness-Based Childbirth & Parenting (MBCP)

    Professional Training Retreat

    Presenters
    Nancy Bardacke, RN, CNM, Catherine Polan Orzech, LMFT, Larissa Duncan, PhD
    • Jan 19, 2014 – Jan 25, 2014
    • Petaluma, CA

    The Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) professional training, offers parents-to-be the opportunity to use the remarkably transformative time of pregnancy and childbirth to learn the life-skill of mindfulness for working with the stress, pain, and fear that are a normal part of this profound journey into the unknown and to have these skills in place for parenting mindfully from the moment of birth. more...

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