Sacred Self Care

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    Learn to utilize and integrate sacred practices into your daily life, with the support of peers and experienced teachers. Course begins March 10, 2016.
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    We offer services including Therapeutic Massage, Chiropractic, Ayurveda, Acupuncture, Counseling and a variety of Energetic Healing.
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Sacred Roots brings awareness to self transformation & empowers you to take well-being into your own hands.

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Therapeutic Massage, Ayurveda, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Counseling and a variety of Energetic Healing modalities.

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Third Saturdays 11am- 3pm

Community Healing Clinic
with Sacred Roots members

Every Thursday 7pm-9pm Meditation with Cayce Howe

Third Fridays, 7:30pm Sound Healing Explorations: Group Toning & Tibetan Bowl Music Meditation with Lynda Arnold

Second Saturdays 7-8:30pm Healing Sound and Acupuncture Lynda Arnold and Denise Estrada.

Every Sunday 10am Dharma Talk + Meditation with Cayce Howe

Women’s Health + Emotional Healing FRI Feb 26, 7pm

February 8, 2016
“Broken heart syndrome” is a medically recognized condition resulting from intense, emotional stress – sometimes resulting in heart attacks – We’ll discuss the complementary use of pure essential oils & which oils may reduce anxiety, shock, grief, and improve self-compassion Workshop topics include DIY natural, pure EO recipes for relieving post partum ” baby blues”, PMS, hormonal imbalances, & menopausal discomforts due to the decrease of estrogen (including blends that enhance lovemaking after menopause) Angela Peterson (flowermixology.com) is an LA based aromatherapist and contributing Mindbodygreen.com writer, certified in holistic meditation through courses endorsed by The American Holistic Nurses Association.  She is a member of The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy.    

Honoring the Elements: Intro To Frame Drumming SUN Feb 21, 1pm

February 8, 2016
Honoring the Elements::::Frame Drum Introduction for women and men with Miranda Rondeau Sun. Feb. 21st 1:00 -3:00pm Join Miranda as she shares her passion for one of the oldest archetypal instruments in the world. Come explore rhythm and the unique sound of the frame drum for the first time or come to get a refresher review. Rhythm, music and song were central to the spiritual functions and activities of society. We will connect in with the symbolic connection of the drum strokes to the ELEMENTS, weave in our voices and commune together in pulse. Drumming and chanting is a beautiful marriage and ancient practice. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ***This workshop fulfills pre-requisites for future frame drum circles and future frame drum series. NOTE: This is drumming with our hands and fingers. We will learn to play in the hand held position * Basic music concepts embodied * Ground in the pulse * Learn basic drum strokes * Recite drum strokes * Weave melodic voice * Call and response vocals * Symbolic meaning of the drum * Connection of drum strokes to the Elements * Element Song * Ma Chant & Rhythm No experience needed. Limited Frame drums provided and available for sale. $30 Suggested Donation LIMITED DRUMS MUST RSVP to reserve your drum mirandarondeau@yahoo.com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Miranda Rondeau is a Internationally recognized devotional singer, musician, Remo frame drum artist and teacher. She sings to remember and to connect to soul, chanting in a devotional language of her own. She is inspired by the Beloved, the Ancestors, the Mystery, the Sun, the Wind, the Water, the Earth and the Inward Journey. Miranda is ever grateful to her late teacher Layne Redmond, author of When the Drummers Were Women- A Spiritual History of Rhythm She has opened for Dead Can Dance, Starhawk, Marianne Williamson, Daniel Pinchbeck, Lucient Dossier,Grandmother Agnes Baker and Aamo Bambo of the 13 International Grandmothers. She’s performed for Asheville Percussion Festival, North American Frame Drum Festival, Tamburin Mundi Frame Drum Festival, Germany, American Frame Drum Gathering, World Sacred Music Festival as well many consciousness raising events and rites of passage. MirandaRondeau’s Music Page Miranda facilitates Vocal Playshops, Frame Drum Workshops and Sound Bath Journey’s. She teaches privately and via skype. She created and maintains an online presence for Women Frame Drumming via social media. You can find her here https://www.facebook.com/MirandaRondeauMusi

Basics of Mindfulness Meditation 6 Week Course with Cayce Howe: TUES JAN19, 7PM

December 30, 2015
Our beginning meditation class helps bring balance into your daily life. This is InsightLA’s popular Basics of Mindfulness Class! This is our premier introduction to creating and incorporating an effective and ongoing insight meditation practice in all aspects of your life. This 6-week class is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced meditators who want to refresh the fundamentals of their practice. In this class you will learn to reduce your stress and gain more happiness by: 1. Developing a healthier relationship with your thoughts 2. Developing more balance with your emotions 3. Being more in touch with your body and mind. These classes provide our students with a supportive environment. Our teachers tailor their instructions to meet the specific needs of participants. In a step-by-step process students learn the nuts and bolts of insight meditation and basic mindfulness practice. There are six weekly classes. *Payment arrangements are available. Please contact programs@insightla.org for more information. CLICK HERE

6 Week Mindful Communication Course: MON FEB 15, 7-9pm

December 16, 2015
6 Week Mindful Communication Course facilitated by Rachel Bennish and Jenny Ahn Inspired by Non Violent Communication with Marshall Rosenberg Who is this for? *You want to improve your communication skills and develop tools for healthier relationships with family, friends and co-workers *You are seeking skills to empathize and deeply understand others and yourself *You want to become a better listener * You are ready to positively shift how you communicate with others and yourselves. *You want a deeper connection with the people you come across daily. *You want to be in touch with your feelings *You want to be in tune with your needs and how to express them in a constructive way. *You are a parent and would like to embody a new way of communicating with your children and set a new example for your family What to Expect: *Weekly exercises and practices to develop mindful communication skills *Understand your own feelings and needs as well as tuning into others’ *Interactive partner and group work *Sacred Space & Confidential learning environment *Develop skills to communicate with others on a deeper level *Re-evaluate old patterns of communication that are not serving ourselves and our relationships *Listen more attentively to others with compassion and empathy Cost: $90-120 (Sliding scale) Payment and e-mail confirmation due to hold a spot. E-mail emailrachelb@gmail.com   Mail check to Sacred Roots Holistic Health Center.   Make check payable to Jenny Ahn.      316 Redondo ave. Long Beach, CA 90814 Recommended Reading: Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg This book will give you a deeper understanding of the principles and foundation of NVC to enhance the games and practices we will be playing in class.  It is not necessary that you read or have read this book but it is highly recommended to read throughout the six weeks of class. Limited Spots Available 15-20 max.   When and Where: Sacred Roots Holistic Healing February 15, 2016 – March 21, 2016 Six Mondays 7-9pm ( 2 hrs) *Class Field Trip to Deer Park Monastery All Day Sunday. *Specific date TBD Jenny and Rachel have been leading Compassionate Communication book readings and practice groups in the Long Beach area since 2015.  They are the co-founders of NVC Long Beach; the local chapter for those interested in learning, practicing, and sharing the principles and teachings of Nonviolent Communication. Jenny has been teaching yoga and practicing Ayurvedic medicine over the past ten years, and one of the co-founders of Sacred Roots healing center.  She has been actively taking workshops, classes, and studying non-violent communication and sees the value and benefit to her community.  She is dedicated to sharing the gifts of communicating empathically and becoming a more attentive and caring listener within her community, friends, and family. Rachel is a stand up comedian, actress, and comedic writer with a strong personal interest in conflict resolution and mediation.  She is dedicated to practicing compassionate listening and communication within her own life and relationships.  She believes compassionate communication

Sacred Self Care 6 Week Course Starts SAT FEB 20th, 1pm

November 13, 2015
Are you ready to shift your lifestyle? This course is for you, if you are ready to… Take health and healing into your own hands! Seeking a holistic path to Wellness Empower yourself with ancient knowledge and wisdom Shift and transformation in all aspects of your being! Release stagnancy and old negative energy Heal body, mind, spirit Simplify your life Practice better time management and energy Gain more energy and vitality Feel good about yourself Develop your own personal growth Immerse yourself in this 6 week Sacred Self Care Course and explore: How we Eat, How we Sleep, How we relate to our Bodies, How we nourish our Creativity, How we Quiet the Mind, How we Engage our Senses, How we Live a fully Inspired Life! Learn to utilize and integrate sacred practices into you life: Yoga, Mind/Body Awareness, Ayurveda, Mindfulness, Self Massage, Healthy Digestion, Nutrition, Sound Healing, Mantra,Meditation, Self Reflection to enhance Quality of Life, Self Empowerment Techniques and Deepen Relationship with ‘Self’ This course is great for beginners, path seekers, those interested in reigniting self care practices for longevity, and for those already experienced in self care looking for community and support. What to expect: *Six weeks of self development and personal growth *Daily self care practices & exercises to deepen your relationship with yourself *Opportunities to explore and rewrite old beliefs and negative thought patterns *Ayurvedic and Modern approach to Healing from the inside out *Sacred Sangha: Community support and building *By the end of this course you’ll have the knowledge and practical application to live a healthier and vibrant lifestyle. Self Care Investment: $333 Early Bird Rate: $299 before Jan 31 Included in your course fee: *Booklet *Sacred Roots Wellness Card  *Course Facilitators and Bio: Jenny Ahn, Jocelyn Fee + special guests    

The 4 Noble Truths: The Buddha’s Path Teaching WED JAN 20, 7-845pm

October 23, 2015
  Jan 20 (Wed) – Feb 17 (Wed) Time:7:00pm – 8:45pm (4 weeks) The Four Noble Truths: A Buddha’s Path Teaching This class will be an in depth look at The Four Noble Truths, the Buddha’s essential teachings on happiness and the end of stress and suffering. These Truths are the foundation of the Buddha’s Path and like a pole star guide us on our journey from reactivity and discomfort to meeting our life with wisdom and freedom. The course will be taught as a mix of practice and study so that students will gain an overview of the Buddha’s teachings. The material will be taught with a practical emphasis on how we apply and live these teachings in our everyday lives. Practice will emphasize the importance of cultivating an embodied awareness moment to moment. There will be guided meditation instruction, talks and group discussions, recommended readings, and home practice. This four-week class is part of The Buddha’s Path Program at InsightLA. The Four Noble Truths will provide students with teachings and meditation practices essential in the journey of awakening as taught within the Insight meditation tradition. Ideal for students with some meditation experience such as students who have taken “Basics of Mindfulness Meditation,” “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction,” or “Intro to the Buddha’s Teachings,” and those who wish to support their mindfulness meditation practice with a deeper understanding of the Buddha’s teachings are welcome. If you have some meditation experience but have not taken an InsightLA class, please contact the teacher to find out if this class is for you. Contact teacher:Contact by email (expect responses Monday – Friday, only) Cost: This class is a Dana based class. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Dana means giving. The suggested donation for this class series, which includes 4 classes, is $120 dollars. $30 per person of an average size class at InsightLA covers the cost of paying teachers, administrators, rent and outreach, as well as covering the participation of students who will pay less. Please give generously. Your act of generosity is significant. The Buddha taught that all of the beautiful qualities of heart and mind begin with generosity: Generosity dissolves the separation of self and other… Giver receiver and gift intertwined. Everyone has a role to play in supporting the whole community practicing to their fullest potential. Enrollment Limit:25 | There are still openings for this program. Items to Bring: Comfortable clothing – journal/notebook Contact Information:programs@insightla.org or 310-450-1821 Link to sign up: https://www.insightla.org/schedule/5005/four-noble-truths:-a-buddha’s-path-teaching

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