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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-874-4508.
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
Ayurveda: Invisible Anatomy. At Institute of Holistic Nutrition, 300-604 West Broadway, 7-9PM, $10/$15 for 2. Pre-register: 604-374-4039.
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
Latin Summer Fest Vancouver: Free Admission, Cultural Family event, Trout Lake Park. Festival hotline: 604-593-2448, www.latinsummerfest.com
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.
Free Shamanic Power Initiation & Open House hosted by the Institute of Shamanic Medicine. In Vancouver, 7:30PM. RSVP at email@example.com www.shamanicmedicine.ca
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.
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
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
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.
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
Transformation through Meditation – 2PM FREE Workshop on Jyoti (Inner Light) Meditation. Meditation & Ecology Centre, Richmond. Register/Linda: 604-985-5840.
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.
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.
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).
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
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
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
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.
G Day Victoria: A community celebration of the passage into adolescence for girls 10-12. Mary Winspear Centre. $75. gdayforgirls.com/Victoria
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-323-5926.
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.
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.