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Smith - Bloomington|
B.A., is an advanced student of Herbalism, now in the clinical phase of her training.
She has been studying herbs for over 11 years. She received a certificate in The
Art oand Science of Herbalism through study with Rosemary Gladstar. She studied
Western Herbs and Chinese Medicine at the Chicago College of Healing Arts. She
is currently enrolled in a Nutrition Consultant Certification Course through the
Global Institute for Alternative Medicine.
has been a postpartum Doula for over 4 years. She has received professional training
in breastfeeding, newborn wellness, postpartum mood disorders, and herbs for the
childbearing year. She completed 48 hours of education to become a Midwifery Birth
Assistant. She worked for Birthways, Inc. in Chicago, IL as a Postpartum Doula
for 2 years, where she worked with 38 families. She has since workeed with many
more. A mother herself, she understands the joys and frustrations of having a
Services include - Herbal
Consultation, Green Blessing Herbal Products, Her Workshops, Herbal Home Parties,and
"Mothering the Mother" with Breastfeedidng assistance, baby care instruction
and assistance, sibling care, light housekeeping, meal preparation and errand
running. She loves providing special support for bed rest pregnancy, adopting
families and multible infants.
initial consultation with a sliding scale hourly fee.
Zen Center of Bloomington|
Zen Center of Bloomington is a community of Soto Zen practitioners in south-central
Indiana. The center offers a weekly practice schedule, and a number of other activities,
including discussion groups, yoga, special lectures, workshops, and prison retreats.
Sesshin (three, five or seven day intensive retreats) are led by our teachers
Rev. Shohaku Okumura, Rev. Teijo Munnich, Myoyu Andersen Sensei, or Rev. Taiken
Yokoyama. The center is located at 1726 S. Olive St. You may reach them by phone
at 812-327-7031 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Writing For (a) Change|
Writing for (a) Change is a workshop facilitated by Beth Lodge-Rigal. I had the
opportunity of being present for the fall workshop groups reading. The diverse
group of women allowed me to hear of their joys, sorrows, wonder, love and other
emotions moving within their lives. These women read writings on topics of a very
personal nature, many revealing emotions and thoughts never before given an active
voice, never before allowed focused time and attention. Yet through their active
participation in this nurturing and supporting workshop, they were able to find
their wonderful, strong unique voices.|
was obvious to me, and I think those gathered for this listening, that the class
had met its goals of providing a safe, respectful, and supportive atmosphere for
women who wanted to explore themselves through words. The women were encouraged
to tell their stories in whatever written form they wished to pursue, creating
a beautiful quilt of words using fiction, poetry, journaling, essay, or drama.
Lodge-Rigal is a long-time writer, educator, and performer. Best known for her
songwriting which has garnered awards and accolades in the world of performing
songwriting. She is a licensed facilitator of Women Writing for (a) Change classes
and workshops. Beth has taught workshops to people of all ages for over ten years.
She models and encourages the telling of true stories and the development of authentic
Contact Beth Lodge-Rigal
at (812)333-7957 for information about upcoming classes.
Alzheimer's Resource Center, Address: 619 West 1st Street, Phone: 812-353-9299,
Facilitator: Jody Curley. Date: 1st and 3rdThursday of each month, Time: 3:30
Bloomington Adult Community Center http://www.bloomington.in.gov/parks/bacc.php
for Women's Ministries http://www.bloomington.in.us/~natlcwm/
Resource Center [Community Information]http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/
Lens - film http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/
C. Coleman, Reiki/Seichem Master Reiki Peace and Wellness Arts
Master Patricia C. Coleman GRA.RRP, IARP provides Reiki services in the Usui Shiki
Ryoho Reiki tradition locally and at a distance. Reiki is about unconditional
love, healing, and acceptance. It is a gentle, powerful energy that accelerates
the bodies natural healing abilities and is complementary to conventional and
holistic wellness services. Patricia is also an artist creating inspirational
imagery and presenting stress reducing art and writing based workshops. Patricia
has been a student of energy work since the late 1970's and after decades of exploration
decided to focus her intention on the service of Reiki. |
a Japanese word meaning "universal life energy," is an ancient healing
art re-discovered in the mid-19th century by Mikao Usui. A Reiki Practitioner
is a channel for the Reiki energy, undergoing initiation to awaken and deepen
understanding of intention and the use of this loving energy in a way it can be
easily shared. This touch or non-touching energy technique facilitates relaxation
and can be used to promote stress reduction, creativity, clarity of thought, inner
confidence and vitality by working on the emotional, mental and spiritual levels.
It opens the whole person to their own healing process.
appointment only, please contact me for more information about my rates for Reiki,
my class and workshop
schedule and to find out how you can bring one of my healing arts presentations
to your home, your group, or your organization. 812-331-0886. Visit her website
or contact her HERE.
Sacred Arts located at 111 E. Kirkwood above the Book Corner, is a center
for growth, healing and transformation in our community. We offer crystal singing
bowl meditations, workshops, dialogue and conflict resolution, movement classes,
yoga, and energetic consultation as opportunities for individuals to "remember"
who they are as their true living essence. Specifically, we work for truth and
justice through self-discovery and recognition of the interconnectedness of the
oneness of humanity.|
important, in this day and age, to resurrect "love and forgiveness"
in our individual lives and in our larger community. Too often, we become overly
busy in our lives and we often forget how to be effective listeners and to show
loving actions with our fellow neighbors and people on the street in simple ways.
Our work is designed to help facilitate individuals in finding their place of
inner silence and in discovering the gifts that each person has to share with
others. The more we can find this place of "true peace" deep inside
us that highlights the importance of "remembering" who we are, listening
deeply to others, loving and practicing forgiveness in the world . . . bringing
it to light in our personal and collective lives, the more we can transform the
is participating in a nationwide initiative promoting the "Mystery of Love"
PBS documentary and hosting a series of dialogue sessions to "put love into
action" in Bloomington. This project is in collaboration with the Community
Justice and Mediation Center in partnership with the Independent Production Fund,
Active Voice, and the national Campaign for Love and Forgiveness -initiated by
the Fetzer Institute. The dialogue series will occur in January and February 2007.
For more information or to register, please contact Lisa-Marie Napoli at 812-219-9310