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REIKI SHARE REJUVENATION, monthly Saturday, July 20, August 17, 9 am-12 noon
Edie Jemiola, RMT - Ready to Refresh, Reconnect, and Rejuvenate Your Reiki? This Reiki Share is a great opportunity designed to support Reiki practitioners at all levels: those who are just starting out, to those who haven't practiced in awhile but would like to start using their Reiki energy again. Whatever level you have been attuned to, this Share/Rejuvenation is dedicated to refreshing and reconnecting you with your Reiki energy, and enjoying self and group healings. We can take turns on the table - giving and receiving! No matter how long it has been since your last Reiki class, this session will have you rejuvenating in the Reiki energy and light! Edie will open and close with a sound healing blessing using Crystal bowls! Tables are welcome! Fee: $20. Register with Edie: 860-933-8145.

MORNING TAI CHI, 4 Week Cycle Tuesdays, starting July 23, 9:00-10:15 am
George Hoffman - Discover the secret of how this ancient Chinese exercise system can help you manage stress, reduce blood pressure, decrease pain associated with arthritis, improve balance and reduce falls. The gentle movements of this soft flowing meditative exercise system direct the life force, “Chi”, to increase flexibility, provide more efficient breathing and enhance circulation. Its slow motion movement, inner focus, and health benefits make it an ideal, low impact, health enhancing exercise system for people of all ages. This is a mixed levels class. Fee: $36, $32 age 65+. Register with George: 860-742-5892.

CRYSTAL BOWLS SOUND HEALING 1st Fridays, August 2, 7:00-8:30 pm
Edie Jemiola, RMT - Everything in and about our bodies resonates to sound. Sound used with intention can shift the energy in and around the body to help reestablish physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Experience the purity and passion of Edie's voice and quartz
crystal bowls, which will stimulate healing at a very deep level. Come and soothe your spirit. Bring a mat, pillow and blanket if you wish to lie down. Fee: $20/evening Register with Edie: 860-933- 8145, 48 hours in advance preferred.

DAYTIME CRYSTAL BOWLS SOUND HEALING Wednesday, Aug 7, 11 am-12:30 pm
Edie Jemiola, RMT - This is a daytime version of this popular favorite. See the description of Crystal Bowls Sound Healing above.

ENLIGHTEN SOUND CIRCLE, 2nd Thursdays, August 8, 7:15-8:45 pm
Lisa Burch, LCSW, RMT - Do you find Joy in gentle vocal sound? Do you wish to use your voice more? For meditative purposes? To connect to the Divine? Learn some simple techniques for bringing your unique vibration outloud and into sacred practice. You do not need to be a soloist or even a singer to join this participatory group session intended to connect to the universal energy flow and a space of sound beyond words. Lisa will demonstrate some techniques and we will sound together as we tap into our collaborative intuition. Feel free to bring singing bowls, frame drums, rattles, tingshas or bells. Some will be available to borrow. If you prefer to attend and just soak in the sound you are welcome to attend and stretch out and ride this sound journey, participating as you are comfortable. Fee: $15. Register with Lisa at 860-783-5597 or text 860-985-9719.

SOUND MEDITATION with Tibetan Bowls, Drums, & Vocal Toning Thursday, August 22, 7:15-8:45 pm
Lisa Burch, LCSW, RMT & friends - Wind down with a unique sound bath and meditation with the Tibetan singing bowls and tingshas, Himalayan sacred sound instruments. Reiki, drumming, vocal toning and a crystal pyramid will be prominent as well. Build your ability to experience the present moment more fully, clearing your chakras and releasing what no longer serves you. Renew and rejuvenate in this powerful energy. Remember, everything is Vibration! Allow yourself to be nourished in this healing, sound cocoon with instruments and voice. Bring a mat, pillow and blanket if you wish to lie down. Chairs will also be available. Prepare to enter a zone of deep relaxation. This is no ordinary sound meditation. This is access to a powerful portal of healing in the deep space within each one of us. Allow this Space for Grace! Fee: $20/evening. Register with Lisa: 860-783-5597, or text 860-985-9719.

Also at 199 West Center Street, remember that Ravenwood Holistic Wellness Center also hosts a Drum Circle with Craig Norton on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:15 pm and Kripalu trained MaryAnn Napoletano teaches yoga on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:45 pm. See for details.


Please register with the workshop facilitator in advance. In this way appropriate materials will be available for all registrants and set up can be arranged to accommodate all interested. The facilitator can also contact you if there are any scheduling changes. Thank you for your assistance with a smooth advance registration process.