Events

Upcoming Events at Sacred Roots

Pleasure Mastery 2/3

January 15, 2019
Date: February 3, 2019 Time/duration of event: 3 – 6pm Suggested donation: $35-$50 An Introduction to Erotic Blueprints There is a science and strategy to achieving sexual fulfillment. This is an introduction to Erotic Blueprints™, a new discovery in sexuality that demystifies arousal. Whether single or a couple, by knowing your type you’ll be able to: ~Discover your how your nervous system is wired for pleasure and arousal. ~Become more sexually alive & expressed. ~Have a language & deep understanding of your needs & desires. ~Bring compassion, understanding and connection to your relationship with yourself & partners. ~Build the skills & tools you need for pleasure mastery. This is a consent led lecture style class with a live demonstration & other learning opportunities. Jessie Fresh is a licensed Sexual Empowerment Coach that specializes in Erotic Blueprint education. She helps her clients understand their unique arousal wiring, so that they can experience magnetic attraction, sexual aliveness, and  loving connection. Her mission is to help people end unnecessary suffering, shame, and guilt in their sexuality by providing the tools, skills and education for ultimate empowerment.

Full Moon Gentle Yoga 1/20

January 14, 2019
Sunday 1/20/2019 8-9:30PM Suggested Donation: $20     In this Full Moon Gentle yoga and sound healing class we welcome all levels and/or no experience is needed. Please wear comfortable clothing and prepare to feel relaxed and supported as we stretch, breath, and embrace energetic healing through sound. This is a safe space to release any stagnation that causes unease in our body, mind and soul. Join us as we open up to clarity and inner peace.   Jasmine Canales is a Long Beach local and has been teaching a variety of yoga modalities since 2011. She has obtained a 500hr certificate through Anahata yoga and wellness where she studied Hatha yoga and reiki. Her love for healing and mindfulness has allowed her to became certified in children’s yoga where she has expanded her practice in the early childhood education field. Jasmine loves music, and sharing what has helped her to find peace and wholeness within her community.  

Long Beach Yoga Collective

January 8, 2019
Our Story Welcome to our Collective! We are a group of passionate yoga teachers offering weekly classes in a variety of styles. Hosted by Sacred Roots, a holistic healing center in the heart of Long Beach. Please check out our current schedule, or even better drop by for a class!     How to take class at Yoga Collective: Buy classes online Register for classes online Don’t forget to bring your mat Arrive 10 minutes early. 

All the Ways to Love 3/6-4/10

January 8, 2019
3/6/2019-4/10/2019 7:00 PM 8:30 PM (6 Wednesday Evenings ) CAYCE HOWE, SENIOR TEACHER An open heart is a universal component of all wisdom traditions and yet each one has a unique way to uncover our innate well of love.  In this six week course we will learn meditation practices from a variety of traditions that are sure to move us towards a greater peace in our every day lives. The kind heart is the key to a calm mind, creating a suitable environment for realization to take place. The kind heart is also our best friend as we navigate the challenges of simply being a human during some charged times. What can love not make better? Please join us, as we join hearts. Schedule:  7-8:30pm for 6 weeks on Wednesday Evenings from March 6th to April 10th. 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 6 classes, is $180 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.   At InsightLA, we’re dedicated to creating a safe and welcome, open and equitable community that stands firmly against all racial, gender, economic, or religious bias. InsightLA works to protect the safety of all students. We reserve the right to remove any student from any class, sitting group, retreat, or any event if the student is disruptive to the safe learning environment we maintain for all. InsightLA reserves the right to cancel a class or special event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If InsightLA cancels an event you’ve registered for, you will be offered a full refund. If an event has to be postponed for any reason, you will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer your registration to the same event at the new, future date.

Sunday Sitting Group 1/13

January 8, 2019
WENDY BLOCK, SENIOR TEACHER, CAYCE HOWE, SENIOR TEACHER LIEN-CHI “LC” TRAN Long Beach is one of InsightLA’s longest running satellite Sanghas. With weekly Sunday Sits for nearly 5 years it has grown into a flourishing community of practitioners. The group meets at the beautiful and energized Sacred Roots Hollistic Healing Center located minutes away from the beach in the Belmont Heights neighborhood. The Long Beach Sangha is dedicated to deepening their spiritual practice with ongoing classes, retreats and workshops. We also meet regularly for community events including movie nights, summer BBQ’s, field trips to neighboring monasteries and hikes. The Sangha is guided by Senior InsightLA teachers, Wendy Block and Cayce Howe as well as Lien-Chi “LC” Tran. Both have spent decades dedicated to their practice. In addition, amazing guest teachers visit year round to keep the teaching fresh and exciting. Everyone is welcome!! Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/groups/sundaysitlongbeach/?ref=bookmarks Have Questions?  You can reach out to Cayce at Cayce@InsightLA.org InsightLA is a community of people dedicated to maintaining a safe and welcome, open and diverse environment that stands firmly against all racial, gender, economic, or religious bias.

6 Week Mindful Communication Course 2/11-3/25

January 8, 2019
  Six Week Compassionate Communication Course Six Mondays February 11th- March 25, 7-9pm Learn how to effectively communicate with others and handle conflict with mindfulness, nonviolence, compassion, and other heart based practices. Based on the principles and teachings of Non Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg; this course will give you the tools and practices to become a better communicator and listener.   Facilitated by Rachel Bennish and Jenny Ahn COURSE TEXTBOOK: Non Violent Communication; A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg *Students are expected to purchase this book separately and read assigned chapters to support practices, games, and discussions each class week. 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 would like to stay peaceful in the face of judgment, criticism, and anger *You want to become a better listener * You are ready to positively shift how you communicate with others and yourself. *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 compassionate 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: $122-166 (Sliding scale) Payment and e-mail confirmation due to hold a spot. RSVP by e-mailing Jenny & Rachel at nvclongbeach@gmail.com Pay at squarespace https://squareup.com/store/JennyAhn/item/week-mindful-communication-course Limited Spots Available   When and Where: Sacred Roots Holistic Healing Mondays Feb 11th-March 18th 7-9pm ( 2 hrs) *** Any cancellations much be done no later than 10 days prior to the classes start date for half reimbursement. Unfortunately there will be no refunds after that mark or once the class has begun.   *** If you know you will be missing 2 classes or more, we recommend taking this class at another time. Jenny and Rachel have been leading Compassionate Communication courses, workshops, 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. 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

Community Clinic 1/19

January 7, 2019
Monthly Community Healing Clinic Every 3rd Saturday of the month. 11am-3pm Enjoy 25 minute tune ups at a discounted rate. Services include: Massage therapy, cupping therapy, reiki-energy healing, theta + sound healing, infra red sauna treatment, and a pop up market place! Walk ins are Welcome! No appointment necessary, but we recommend coming early to sign up for your self care needs in advance! We look forward to connecting with you you!!

Reiki and Sacred Sound Bath 1/25

January 7, 2019
Reiki and Sacred Sound Bath with Janell Shun and guest 1/25 7:30pm-9pm $25-$35 LOVE EXCHANGE Reiki can help everyone including persons: * with emotional blockages/suppressed feelings * who have physical discomfort or pain * that are suffering from illness * who are stressed or have trouble sleeping * who suffer from depression/anxiety * who seek mental clarity * who want to feel energized and balanced * who are cleansing/ detoxifying their bodies Sacred Healing Tools such as Planetary Tuned Gongs, Shamanic Drumming, Full Moon Singing Bowls, Chimes and our voices will be used to clear and heal for our highest good. Sound Healing Benefits: – Strengthening Nervous and Glandular System – Mental Clarity – Releases toxing from the cells of the body – Releases energetic blockages – Releases emotional blockages – Deep Relaxation – Deep inner peace – Releases of energetic blockages and emotional blockages – Chakra Balancing – Feeling of Unity…Oneness… – Amazing Beings including Humans – Clear out old patterns and blocks from your body enabling healing BRING: -YOGA MAT -BLANKET -SMALL PILLOW -CRYSTALS, PICTURES…ANYTHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECHARGE JANELL SHUN, is a Reiki Master. Reiki is a Japanese word meaning Universal Life Force Energy. “Rei” mean something that is Universal and “Ki” means Energy. You may also be familiar with the terms “Chi” (Chinese) or “Prana” (Sanskrit). Simply, Reiki means Universal Energy. As a Reiki Master, Janell is able to tap Universal Energy and channel it through her hands and pass it to the receiver by a technique of “laying hands.” The healing energy displaces and replaces negative energy with a positive energy. This helps to relieve physical and emotional ailments and promotes self-healing in your body. For more details please go to: www.4thChakraWellness.com

Sacred Roots Calendar of Events

January 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • New Moon Ceremony
  • 1st Saturday Sound Healing Explorations with Lynda Arnold
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  • Weekly Sitting Group with Cayce Howe + Wendy Block
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
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  • Yoga Collective - Morning Flow
  • Yoga Collective - HIIT
  • Holistic Chamber of Commerce
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Chair Yoga for Seniors
  • Yoga Collective - Vinyasa
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
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  • Winter Holistic Gallery Opening
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  • Weekly Sitting Group with Cayce Howe + Wendy Block
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
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  • Yoga Collective - Morning Flow
  • Yoga Collective - HIIT
  • Insight LA: Essentials of Mindfulness
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Yoga Collective - Vinyasa
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Sound Healing for Holistic Professionals | Day 1
  • Winter Sacred Self Care
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
  • Sound Healing for Holistic Professionals | Day 2
  • Sound Healing Explorations: Group Toning & Tibetan Bowl Music Meditation
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  • Panacea Holistic Institute: Open House
  • Sacred Roots Monthly Open Clinic
20
  • Weekly Sitting Group with Cayce Howe + Wendy Block
  • Breathwork
  • Full Moon Event
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
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  • Yoga Collective - Morning Flow
  • Yoga Collective - HIIT
  • Insight LA: Essentials of Mindfulness
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Chair Yoga for Seniors
  • Yoga Collective - Vinyasa
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Winter Sacred Self Care
25
  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
  • Sacred Sound Bath + Reiki Healing
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  • Weekly Sitting Group with Cayce Howe + Wendy Block
  • Sunday Sit Social
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  • Yoga Collective - Yoga Basics
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  • Yoga Collective - Morning Flow
  • Yoga Collective - HIIT
  • Insight LA: Essentials of Mindfulness
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Yoga Collective - Vinyasa
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  • Yoga Collective - Hatha Flow
  • Winter Sacred Self Care

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Recurring Events

Every Sunday 10am
Dharma Talk + Meditation
with Cayce Howe

Every Wednesday 7pm
Summer Night Sit +
Dharma talk

*Group meets until November 15th

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

with Lynda Arnold

Fourth Fridays, 7pm
Reiki + Sacred Sound Bath with Janell + Evelyn

First Saturdays 730-9pm
Sound Healing Explorations with Lynda Arnold

Third Saturdays 11am- 3pm
Community Healing Clinic with Sacred Roots members

Sacred Self Care at Sacred Roots, Long Beach, CA

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