Self-Knowledge—Discover the Spiritual Within
Monday, January 4th, 8:00–9:00pm. Self-knowledge is an objective understanding of who you really are inside—an understanding of thoughts, emotions, and consciousness. It’s the way to awaken your spiritual essence, overcome personal obstacles, and experience profound inner peace. This introductory talk leads into our free 9-week program, The Power of Gnostic Meditation, running on Mondays at 8pm starting 1/11. Contact madison@gnosticmovement.com or 608-467-1032. The Madison Gnostic Centre is located at 206 S. Dickinson St. Free.


Buddhist Chanting
Mondays (1st, 2nd, 3rd of each month), 6:30–7:30pm. Experience the power of chanting…Wish the best for others, for the earth, connect to a higher power, feel lighter, peaceful, and purified. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome! Donations accepted. Please contact the Tao Sangha Center at 257-4663 or usa@taosangha.com and visit www.taosangha-na.com.


What is Gnosis?—Experience it, Find it
Wednesday, January 6th, 8:00–9:00pm. Throughout history, the keys to enlightenment have been hidden amongst symbols, parables, myths, and legends. Much has been said and written about the spiritual path in the modern world; learn about the steps you need to take to actually get onto it. This introductory talk leads into our free 9-week course, An Introduction to Gnosis, running on Wednesdays at 8pm starting 1/13. Contact madison@gnosticmovement.com or 608-467-1032. The Madison Gnostic Centre is located at 206 S. Dickinson St. Free.


Tao Sangha Open House
Friday January 8th (2nd Friday of the month), 7:00–9:00pm. 2330 Willard Ave. Stop in anytime to learn more about the health classes, practices and aid projects of Madison’s Tao Sangha Center. Come to visit, ask questions, experience Ki health exercises, Tao Shiatsu hands-on healing and Nembutsu Chanting. Come to enjoy a slideshow and refreshments in good company. Please contact the Tao Sangha Center at 257-4663 or usa@taosangha.com and visit www.taosangha-na.com.


Circle of Children Creative Dance for Kids
Thursdays, January 14th–May 20th (no class 2/25 & 4/01), 4:00–4:15pm. A Circle of Children is designed for children 5-8 years of age to join together in the joy of dance. The class will provide a creative process exploring the elements of dance and the inner experience of each child. We will delight in our dancing spirits! Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, www.hancockcenter.net. 608-251-0908 Therapist Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, $12/week for 17 weeks.


Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter Meeting
Monday, January 25th, 7:00pm. Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. The public is invited. Nutrient-dense foods—education and activism. For more info, call Carolyn at 221-8696 or see http://my.madison.com/Groups/Madison_WAPF.


HC Dance Club: Creative Dance for Teens with Developmental Issues
Wednesdays, January 27th–May 26th (no class 3/31 & 2 tba), 4:15–5:15pm. A therapeutic class filled with fun, dance and music. This class will encourage self-esteem, positive body image and successful peer relationships. To promote a sense of inclusion, the class is supported by teen and college student volunteers. Therapist Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL. Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, www.hancockcenter.net. 608-251-0908, $15/week, for 15 weeks.