A Course in Miracles Introduction
Empowerment Through Movement: A Therapy Group for Women
Wednesdays, March 3rd–May 12th. 6:30pm–8:00pm. Would you like to feel more connected and in tune with your body? Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy is offering a 10-week Empowerment group. This group will incorporate the use of movement as a vehicle to creatively explore blocks to feeling connected to one’s authenticity and power. We will use movement expression, relaxation and discussion to explore client centered issues such as body awareness, self-worth, healing, relationships with others and setting boundaries. No prior dance or movement experience necessary! Therapists Grace Valentine, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, LPC and Robyn Lending Halsten, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL, LPC. $35/week, for 10 weeks. Call for info or to register 251-0908 or www.hancockcenter.net.
A Time for Moms: A Self-Care Class
First Saturday of the month, March 6th, April 3rd, May 1st, 10:00am–12:00pm. Begin the new season energized. Learn calming strategies that are simple enough to do anytime and anywhere! This class provides a space for moms to join together to honor ourselves and our bodies using a combination of dance, play, meditation, relaxation exercises and journaling. Ann Wingate, the class facilitator, is a state-licensed dance/movement therapist and a mom. $30 each class or register for the series of three for $75. Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy. Call for info 251-0908 or www.hancockcenter.net. Drop-ins welcome.
Growing Food and Community in the City
Tuesday, March 9th at 7:00pm. Come and hear Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power, in theAtrium Auditorium at the First Unitarian Society of Madison (900 University Bay Dr.) as he tells the story of his pioneer work founding the non-profit organization Growing Power. Growing Power raises 159 varieties of food, including fruits, vegetables, animal forages, goats, ducks, bees, turkeys and—in an aquaponic system designed and built by Allen—tilapia and Great Lakes perch.
Wednesday, March 17th, 6:30pm, Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St., Bolz A meeting room. Every time you step out your door to take a trip, you have choices you can make that will make your trip greener. Whether it is the mode of travel, the place you stay, where you eat or buy your picnic lunch and what you do for fun. Supporting the local economy while respecting local culture and the environment form the core of green or sustainable travel. Join Liz Wessel, owner of Green Concierge Travel, to explore green travel options and to share your ideas.
Healthy Bones, Naturally
Saturday, March 20th, 9:00am–5:00pm. A workshop for those wondering what they can do to strengthen their bones and avoid fractures, regardless of the current state of their bone health. We will discuss bone physiology, fracture risk factors, eating for healthy bones, managing stress, and safe movement at any age. At Well Within Center for Yoga & Health, 715 Hill St. Cost: $100 before March 6th; $120 after March 6th. For info: www.WellWithinMadison.com or 608-236-9138.
Weston A. Price Foundation—Madison Chapter Meeting
Monday, March 22nd, 7:00pm, Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. Nutrient-dense foods, education and activism. The public is invited. For more info, call Carolyn at 221-8696 or see http://my.madison.com/Groups/Madison_WAPF.
Tao Sangha Open House
Charity Shiatsu and Chair Massage for Haiti: Fundraiser for Haitian Community Hospital