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JAN 12-14
Basic Holistic Foot Reflexology Certificate Weekend Course. 70-hour certificate course. $375+ GST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology
(604) 875-8818, www.pacificreflexology.com

JAN 23-24
Lauren Rainbow: Messages From Spirit. Hosted by Banyen books. 604-737-8858. Tickets/info banyen.com

JAN 26-28
Advanced Reflexology Clinical Skills Certificate Weekend Course: 60-hour certificate course. Prerequisite: Basic Reflexology Course.
$375 + GST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology 604-875-8818, www.pacificreflexology.com

JAN 26-28
The Art of Chanting: Weekend workshop at Bethlehem Centre in Nanaimo. Hosted by Trio Say So, with Laura Duhan Kaplan & others. Includes chanting based upon Jewish, Christian, Muslim & other traditional chanting practices. Starts Fri Jan 26, 3PM. Runs to Sun Jan 28, 1 PM. $495 includes meals/accommodations. $375 includes meals, no accommodations. www.bethlehemcentre.com

JAN 27-28
Victoria Health Show: Bio-Hack Your Health. Kick Start the New Year! Brain Gut Connection, Building Super Kids, Pain Management, Movement, Fitness, Meditation/Yoga, Healthy Aging, Healthy Life/Home/Pets. Seminars, demonstrations, samples, discounts & lots of prizes. Pearkes Rec. Centre. Sat: 10-6PM, Sun: 10-5PM. (Calgary Health Show: Feb 3-4) www.thehealthshows.com, 1-888-999-1761

FEB 2-4
The Body Soul & Spirit Expo: Croation Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver. Exhibits, lectures, Workshops, Concert & much more. With Lynn Andrews, Jeffrey Armstrong & Dr. Miceal Ledwith. Holistic Nutrition, Intuitive Arts, Readings, Jin Shin Do, Coaching. Fri: 3-9PM, Sat: 10-7PM, Sun: 11-6PM. Online discount $15.
www.bodysoulspiritexpo.com. See website for Calgary, Regina & Saskatoon show dates.  1-877-560-6830.

FEB 9
Elder Malidoma Some: Ancestral Wisdom. 7-9PM. 604-737-8858. Tickets/info banyen.com

FEB 17-18
26th Annual Wellness Show: Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Place, East Building, Hall B&C. Sat:10-7PM, Sun: 10-6PM. 250 + exhibitors, 100 + speakers, cooking and fitness demonstrations. Featuring Chef Phil Scarfone, Lorna Vanderhaeghe & more. Online ticket sales end 10PM Friday, February 16. Tickets $14.50. Seniors $12.50. Children under 12 free. $20/2-day pass. Tix: thewellnessshow.com/2018-tickets/

FEB 21
Clearmind presents “From Crisis to Celebration” 7 Steps to a REAL Relationship. Plus Real Relationships, An Intimate Storytelling Circle. 7-9PM, Columbia Theatre, 530 Columbia St., New Westminster. Bring display ad on this page for FREE ENTRY. $20/door. clearmind.com

FEB 23-24
Heart-Mind 2018: Take Care of Yourself – The Science and Practice of Well-Being. Langley, BC. Presented by the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace & Education. Featuring Dan Siegel, Rick Hanson, Patricia Jennings, Chastity Davis, Linda Lantieri, Maria LeRose, Kimberly Schonert-Reichl. Info/registration: www.dalailamacenter.org

MAR 30-APR 1
T&T Spiritual & Wellness Connection Presents: 7th Annual T&T Spring Wellness Fair. Demonstrations, seminars, mindful wellness, vendors, artwork, holistic health, jewellery, food trucks. Fri: 4-9PM, Sat: 10-6PM, Sun: 10-5PM. Poirier Forum, 633 Poirier St., Coquitlam. www.fair.tandtvancouver.com, facebook.com/tandtconnections/ Email: info@tandtvancouver.com, tandtvancouver.com

APR 28-29
Become a Certified Life Coach or Executive Coach: Century Plaza Hotel & Spa, Vancouver. This 2-day intensive will teach you everything you need to know to succeed. Only Certified Coaches Federation graduates earn the esteemed Certified Life Coach Practitioner designations.  Register at 866-455-2155 or 403-389-1190 or  www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com

ONGOING

DEC 2017- FEB 2018
Bring Your Spiritual Group to Bethlehem This Winter! 2 nights, 6 meals for only $100/person/per night for groups of 10 or more. Nestled in the forest on the foothills of Mount Benson on Westwood Lake, Nanaimo. bethlehemcentre.com, 250-754-3254.

Great Shows for Holiday Gift Giving: Jan 24: Adam Sandler, Orpheum. Apr 17: Brain Candy with Adam Savage & Michael Stevens, Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Apr 25: An Evening With 2 Cellos, The Score Tour, Rogers Arena. May 18: Deva Premal & Miten with Manose, Chan Centre. Aug 2: Steve Martin & Martin Short, Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Sept 22: An Evening With Ira Glass: Seven Things I’ve Learned, Queen Elizabeth Theatre. 50.40: A History Unplugged. Various cities & dates. See paulmercsconcerts.com Tickets at ticketmaster.ca, 1-855-985-5500, paulmercsconcerts.com

Two Past Life Regressions for the price of one December-January Special. Treatment that’s affordable, fast and effective. Clinical hypnosis. Extended health coverage. With Louise Evans, sparkhypnotherapy.com 604-773-5595 or 604-522-0257.

Two ONLINE programs starting Jan & Feb 2018: “Four Gateways” and Women’s Power Women’s Wombs.” $618.30 each. Programs run from January-June 2018. See www.shamanicmedicine.ca Click on Shamanic Programs, then Click on Online.

TUESDAYS

Reflexology Student Clinic: Enjoy a 1-hour appointment with a well trained student for only $25. Tuesday evenings only. Contact: (604) 875-8818 or chrisshirley@pacificreflexology.com

THURSDAYS

Women’s Sufi Circle: A Contemporary Study of Ancient Wisdom. A time to connect with your heart, revive your spiritual being, discover hope and understand the purpose of your life. Thursdays 7-8:30PM. False Creek, Vancouver. RSVP nadia@pureintentions.net

THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

Alchemy Sound Meditation for your body, mind, and brain. Experience new possibilities. Reduce stress and anxiety; enhance creativity and joy through live alchemy sound. 11-11:30AM, Gastown. $20 www.sound7.ca/Eventbrite