EVENTS

JOIN US FOR A WEEKLY WORKSHOP SERIES TO RELAX, RELEASE, AND RENEW
Each week, an AHA! practitioner will present a topic to build coping skills, create deep relaxation, nourish your mind/ body/ spirit, and enhance your life. Please view our schedule of events & take your pick!

$10 Suggested donation  No one will be turned away for inability to pay
No pre-registration required!

For info on practitioners, please see Services & Practitioners page.


Tues 3/7/17 - Healthy Foods, Happy Moods!
You are what you eat! Food is nourishment, so why wouldn't it support a happy mood and lower stress level? In this workshop you will learn how to improve your overall happiness and stress levels through discussion of specific foods, eating strategies, and herbal remedies that support a healthy mood and assist us in mitigating and managing daily stress. (Nicole Rochat, LMSW, Integrative Health Coach)

Tues 3/14/17 - Hypnotherapy 101
Are you tired of feeling stressed out & overwhelmed? Hypnosis addresses the root cause of our issues, empowers internal resources to resolve the symptoms, and creates lasting change. In this workshop you will experience the induction of a deep state of relaxation that promotes stress release and balance between the mind, body, and emotions. (Summer Mead, Board Certified Hypnotherapist, LII Reiki Practitioner)

Tues 3/21/17 - Helpful Healthy Hints from Chinese Medicine
This workshop is a fun and enlightening hour of learning basic ideas and helpful hints from an ancient medicine. (Debra Howard, LMT, AHA! Head Honcho, AOBTA®-Certified Instructor & Practitioner, Asian Bodywork Therapy specialist)

Tues 3/28/17 - Positive and Empowering Self-Talk
In this workshop, you will learn new skills to boost self-confidence and help relieve stress from work, school or everyday life. (Twilah Winters, LCSW- Licensed Social Worker)

Tues 4/4/17 - Conscious Connected Breathing (CCB)
CCB can assist in releasing stress and anxiety naturally. This breathing process helps one become more conscious of the power of their breath in healing physical, spiritual and emotional issues. This presentation includes an overview of the process, a breathing meditation and a Q&A Period. (Jack Fontana, Certified Level 1V Breathworker)

Tues 4/11/17 - Healing Emotions in the Physical and Energetic Body
In this workshop you will learn a technique than can effectively and efficiently relieve both physical and/or emotional pain (anxiety, phobias, overwhelm, grief, PTSD) quickly, easily, and effectively. Emotional Freedom Technique (aka tapping) clears pain at the energetic level without need for traditional talk therapy or physical therapy. (Gail Gillespie, Ph.D.- Psychologist)

Tues 4/18/17 - Techniques for Stress Reduction
This workshop covers a collection of skillful exercises that can be used to address stress, anxiety, anger, fear, inattentiveness, rumination, distractedness, etc., including relaxation techniques and mindful concentration exercises integrating various meditation traditions and therapeutic approaches. (Ramon Zelaya, LPC - Counselor)

Tues 4/25/17 - Getting to the Root of the Problem - Naturally
This workshop will address finding solutions to dilemmas outside of the medical model of the western world, which mostly treats symptoms and often ignores or does not acknowledge environmental factors. Discussion will focus on how to reframe our mindsets and environments and modify them into more healthy habits. (Nikki Lee, LPC-S – Counselor/Supervisor)

Tues 5/2/17 - Using the Five Senses to Relax
This workshop explores techniques that utilize sight, sound, taste, touch and smell as we learn and practice relaxation skills. Participants receive tips, scripts and in- class experiences to build a daily personal practice with meditation, movement and guided imagery. (Amy Wilson, LCSW, BACS- Licensed Social Worker)

Tues 5/9/17 - “Rising Strong: The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution.”
This workshop will be a curious investigation into our own life’s experiences that involve struggle and hardship, with a process on how to deliberately write these into the story of our lives from a place of self-compassion and wisdom in a way that brings more wisdom and wholeheartedness into our lives. When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. (Veronica Mollere, LCSW- Licensed Social Worker)

Tues 5/16/17 – Destress and Relax While Having Fun
This workshop will show participants how to reduce stress and anxiety through the use of fun arts and crafts techniques that requires no special knowledge, skill, tools or supplies, and can be completed in one session. (Kichea Burt, LCSW, BACS - Social Worker)

Mon 5/22/17 – Music Therapy for Well Being (Maximum of six participants)
This introductory music imagery session utilizes recorded music programs designed to support and invigorate the exploration, self-awareness, and experience of deeper levels of oneself towards improved mental and emotional well-being (Jeremy Love, MT-BC - Board Certified Music Therapist)