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Datebook

AUG 6-28
Ayurveda Studies Program:
70 hrs, Institute of Holistic Nutrition, Vancouver. Weekdays: 9am-12:45PM. $1330 by July 3. Registration: 604-558-4000; Info: 604-290-8201

AUG 8 & 30
Krishnamurti Vancouver Group @ Vancouver Public Library,
Board Breakout Room, 350 W. Georgia St. 1:30-5PM. Free video showing & dialogue! www.meetup.com/Krishnamurti-Vancouver-Group

AUG 9
Thunder Motorcycle Ride for Diabetes (Fundraiser):
Meet 9AM at Barnes Harley Davidson, 8859 201 St. Langley. Ride from Langley to Hope. $20 registration. Food, fun, prizes. Email Andrea: ascarfo48@gmail.com, 778-874-4508.

AUG 10-18
3E Film Festival: Energy Environment Economics.
Films, speakers, renewable energy leaders, dialogue. Kay Meek Centre Studio Theatre, 1700 Mathers Ave., West Van. 7-9:30PM, Tickets $20/evening, $60/pass, @kaymeekcentre.com or 604-981-6335. 3efestival.org

AUG 12
Ayurveda: Invisible Anatomy.
At Institute of Holistic Nutrition, 300-604 West Broadway, 7-9PM, $10/$15 for 2. Pre-register: 604-374-4039.

AUG 14-16
Atmosphere Gathering Music & artistic festival in Cumberland, BC
. This year’s lineup includes Nahko and Medicine for the People, Rising Appalachia, Humans, David Starfire, as well as North Island favourites Five Alarm Funk and Nickodemus. www.atmospheregathering.com

AUG 16
Latin Summer Fest Vancouver:
Free Admission, Cultural Family event, Trout Lake Park. Festival hotline: 604-593-2448, www.latinsummerfest.com

AUG 19
How Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine Work in Harmony to Help Physical and Emotional Problems:
with Kevin Lai, Doctor of Chiropractric (senior student of International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine), Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia St., Alma VanDusen and Peter Kaye Rooms.
www.tcmcollege.com/info@tcmcollege.com

AUG 20
Free Shamanic Power Initiation & Open House
hosted by the Institute of Shamanic Medicine. In Vancouver, 7:30PM. RSVP at info@shamanicmedicine.ca www.shamanicmedicine.ca

AUG 20
Pints for Paws: An SPCA fundraiser.
Games, prizes, draws, auction. $25 includes burger, fries & a beer. 5:30-8PM, the Lamplighter Public House, 92 Water Street (Gastown). Tickets online at www.spca.bc.ca or call
604-681-7271 for ticket info.

AUG 21-23
Blessed Coast: A celebration of Coastal Arts & Culture
, Squamish, BC. Live music, DJs & producers, yoga, workshops. Family-friendly, local organic food, riverside camping. Tickets at www.blessedcoast.ca

AUG 21-23
Introduction to Foot Reflexology
commences Certificate Weekend Training Course. Friday Introduction 7:30PM, $10; Course $395 + GST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818, www.pacificreflexology.com

AUG 22
For the Love of Vegetables: Enlightened Living
FREE Cooking Class for 15 children ages 5-10yrs accompanied by a parent. 3PM, Meditation & Ecology Centre in Richmond. Register/Linda: 604-985-5840.

AUG 29-30
Become a Certified Life Coach or Executive Coach:
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. In Vancouver. 866-455-2155 or 403-389-1190. www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com

AUG 30
Transformation through Meditation
– 2PM FREE Workshop on Jyoti (Inner Light) Meditation. Meditation & Ecology Centre, Richmond. Register/Linda: 604-985-5840.

SEP
Train for a career as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner
at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Next semester begins September 2015. For course inquiries & appointments, call 604-558-4000.
www.instituteofholisticnutrition.com

SEP
Turiya © Therapy Program
: 52 hrs. 4 Sept. weekends, Ayurveda Seminars, Surrey. Fri 6-9PM, Sat 10-6PM, Sun. 2-6PM, $495/weekend prepaid, www.ayurveda-seminars.com, 604-290-8201.

SEP 2
Free Open House: Thinking of becoming a counsellor?
Learn more at Clearmind’s Open House, 6-7:15PM. Speaker event starts at 7:30PM: Going Home: Discovering the Family You Never Knew You Had. Both events: Unity of Vancouver, 5840 Oak St (@41st).

Sept 6
6:30 PM – Public Talk by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, “Transformation Through Meditation”
at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts, UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver. Sponsored by Science of Spirituality. All are welcome and event is free. For more information,
see the center two pages this issue, or call Linda 604-985-5840,
or visit: www.sos.org/event/vancouver

Sept 7
2:30 PM – Public Talk by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, “Experience the Spark of the Divine”
at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church, 1012 Nelson St, downtown Vancouver. Initiation will follow—in-depth instructions for meditation on the Inner Light and Sound. Sponsored by Science of Spirituality. All are welcome and events are free. For more information, see the center two pages this issue,
or call Linda 604-985-5840, or visit: www.sos.org/event/vancouver

SEP 18-20
Women Healing With Horses Retreat
: Soul inspiring wisdom through partnering with horses supported by sacred Shamanic ceremonies. Langley, BC, 604-807-2255. www.womenhealingwithhorses.com

SEPT 18-30
Bhutan Fall Festivals: Handcrafted journeys to traditional cultures.
On this trip, you’ll attend 3 festivals & visit sacred sites, bazaars, villages. More journeys & info: www.originalworld.com, 1-888-367-6147.

SEP 20
G Day Victoria:
A community celebration of the passage into adolescence for girls 10-12. Mary Winspear Centre. $75. gdayforgirls.com/Victoria

OCT 1-5
Energy Psychology Conference:
Changing the Score the Body Keeps: The Power of Energy Psychology – Delta Victoria Pointe Resort and Spa. Featuring Bessel van der Kolk, MD.
www.epccanada.ca

DEC 2015-JAN 2016
Panchakarma in India:
Host Jaisri Lambert, 604-290-8201. 3 or 6-week options. Vaidyagrama, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Limited spaces, book now! 25% full.

ONGOING
Awaken Your Hidden Potential
: Health & Human Services, Continuing Studies at Langara College. Explore career possibilities in health, wellness & professional development. Full and part-time courses. Learn more at holistichealth@langara.bc.ca, 604-323-5926.

THURSDAYS

Free Info Sessions at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Thursdays 2-4PM, Aug 6, 13, 20 & 27. 201-1508 W. Broadway, 604-731-2926.
www.tcmcollege.com

Free class, Parkinson’s Support Group: 2nd & 4th Thursday each month, 1-2 PM: St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 2490 W. 37th Ave. More info: Christina, www.mindfulmovementtherapy.ca, 604-649-8522.