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Midwest Pulse Calendar Listings-April 2016

Saturday, April 2    
    
JR CARMANY Saturday 10am -4:30pm. You may know her from SOUP TO NUTS but to us she is JR Healing hands! JR has works for years in the holistic arena. JR will do reflexology, acupressure and a foot detox. Come and experience the healing powers of her hands. PLEASE CALL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT. Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 
    
TECHINQUES TO CARE FOR MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT: 1:30-2:30 pm. Learn practical tools to stay in a place of peace and wellness. Mediation, oils, juicing, exercising etc. $10 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.


    
Saturday-Sunday, April 2-3    
    
REIKI 1 – 10:00am to 2:00pm $200. Learn how to heal yourself, your family and friends with reiki energy. After completing level one reiki you will know how to: heal yourself, help your family and friends, manifest goals, and use reiki as a preventative tool. Pre-registration is required. Contact Crystal River Gifts Presenter: Bharat, Reiki Master and Instructor Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 


    
Sunday, April 3    
    
GONG BATH: 3 to 4:30pm. Deeply relax and let the vibrations of the gong open the flow of energy and create a body-mind state for change and healing. $25 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664. Space Limited, Reserve Online.


INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION: 1 to 2pm. What is meditation? Learn how to quiet and still the mind to achieve peace and inner guidance. $10 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.


    
Wednesday, April 6    
    
DRUM CIRCLE 7:30pm $10 This is a great way to release energy, find your inner child, and meet new friends! If you’ve never touched a drum or you’re an experience percussionist….this Drum Circle is for you!! EVERYONE IS A DRUMMER!! Bring your own hand drum or use the ones provided. Join in for an exciting hour of TRIBAL DRUMMING FUN! Weather permitting, the Drum Circle will be held outside. Presenter: Andre Peraza WELCOME BACK ANDRE!!!!!!! Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 
    
WISH DREAM SPARKLE, Internet Radio Show – 7 pm CST – www.247thestream.com 


    
Thursday, April 7    
    
ADVANCED MEDITATION FOUR (4) SESSION PACKAGE Thursdays April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Price: $30 per session or $100 if all 4 sessions are pre-paid ($20 savings) Presented by Bharat Kalra Are you overstressed and overworked? Do you struggle with your emotions? Have you been wondering how to exit the “rat race”? You can learn how to stop the energy leak by practicing total relaxation and come back to yourself! Learn Vipassna. Gautama became Buddha (the enlightened one) with the help of Vipassna. If he could, why can’t you! Sessions will consist of the following: Breathing, guided meditation, and silent meditation. Participants will learn about stress and its root cause, body, mind and energy connection, law of karma, and the effects of stress on cellular level. Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 
    
COMMON  GROUND PROGRAM – “THE DIDACHE: THE TEACHING OF THE TWELVE APOSTLES” with Jerry Leitner (7-9 pm) The Didache (Did-a-kay), a brief early Christian treatise, dates from the mid to late first century. Some church leaders pushed to include it in the New Testament. Written perhaps even before the first gospel, the book’s version of ritual and belief both agrees and clashes with that found in the New Testament-making for intriguing and enlightening study. $10 fee payable to Common Ground. Swedenborg Library, 77 W Washington St, (at Clark St.), Chicago. See www.SwedLib.org 
    
GUIDED  MEDITATION WITH WALTER PERSCHKE Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 7-8pm Suggested Love Offering $5 “Now is the time to build bridges. When the flood comes, and it will come, you need to be ready. It will be too late to prepare.” Walter Perschke Learn to prepare for the changes our world is experiencing now and the changes to come. Learn how to center yourself and enter the inward journey we are all on. Join the peaceful future rather than the chaotic present. The answers are there for us to find. Let us help you to find them. Location information: Spiritual Learning Center, Burr Ridge. Details available when registering. Call 312-786-0077, or send an email requesting the Burr Ridge address to SpiritualLearningCenter@gmail.com www.SpiritualLearningCenter.com FREE PARKING. 
    
KUNDALINI KIRTAN TO HEAL THE HEART with Jagatjeet Kaur & Ramdeep Singh -6:30p-8:00p $20 online, $25 at door FocusOm Batavia www.focus-om.com 


    
Friday, April 8    
    
FREE EFT WORKSHOP. 6-8PM, SoderWorld. 2CE’s. www.EFT-Tom.com 708-955-3634


    
Saturday, April 9    
    
CHICAGO IANDS, support/study/resource forum for near-death, out-of-body, & spiritual experiences, losses. Guest Speaker: JULIE PAYNE; Healing with advanced radionics devices….how does it work? She is a stunning healer and will give a demonstration with the CoRe (Co-Resonance) machine… Don’t miss it! Frank Auditorium in Evanston Hospital. 2-5 pm. Free covered parking. Suggested donation – $20. For more info: 847.251.5758 or http: www.chicagoiands.org 
    
CONSCIOUS  CHOICES: 2 to 3:30pm. Acquire the tools to begin creating the life you want consciously, on a soul level, as opposed to creating out of fear from the ego. $20 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.
    
INTRODUCTION TO QI GONG with Jim Kaminecki Saturday, 2-4pm Join Qi Gong practitioner, Jim Kaminecki, for this introductory class to Qi Gong. During our 2 hours, you will be introduced to a level one Qi Gong form and we will practice it three to five times depending on our progress as a group. We will start the session with a brief warm up, which includes stretching exercises, then provide instruction on foundational techniques you will be using before we begin. All skill levels are welcome. $25/person offering with a maximum number of participants held to 20. Please bring active wear with you to participate: gym shoes, comfortable exercise clothes – sweatpants/short; sweatshirt/tee shirt. Location information: Spiritual Learning Center, Burr Ridge. Details available when registering. Call 312-786-0077, or send an email requesting the Burr Ridge address to SpiritualLearningCenter@gmail.com. www.SpiritualLearningCenter.com FREE PARKING. 
    
PSYCHIC  HOLISTIC FAIR @ Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa 11am until 6pm. Doors open at 9am for Retail Shoppers, Classes and Waitlist. Event is run on a first come, first served basis. Each day of the event has different offerings. Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa 30 North Williams, Brink Street Market Suite F, Crystal Lake. www.EnlightenedBalance.com 815-307-1180
    
ROBIN  HODSON-WORLD RENOWNED TRANCE MEDIUM is COMING TO CHERRY VALLEY April 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th 
Cherry Valley Spiritualist Camp and Spiritualist Chapel in the Woods are pleased and honored to announce that ROBIN HODSON, English Medium, world renowned teacher and trance instructor, will be coming in April. 
Robin has served Spiritualist Churches and Centers in his native Britain, America, Canada, Finland, Iceland, Switzerland, Sweden, Lapland, and many other countries for 28 years. He is President of the International Spiritualist Federation and Seafordspirit, an independent Spiritualist center. In addition to church and public platform presentations, Robin is an expert tutor in all forms of mediumship; his trance and physical mediumship is sought around the world.  His recent mediumship presentation at the NSAC convention in Phoenix exhibited accuracy and specificity on the level of a Van Praagh or Edward. Robin will be presenting workshops, Sunday Service, and private readings April 9th through April 12th. 
Cherry Valley Spiritualist Camp is the only Spiritualist Camp in Illinois, and will be reopening under new management in June. This is just the beginning of an exciting season in store!  For more information: Cherry Valley Spiritualist Camp/Spiritualist Chapel in the Woods 8002 Service Rd. Cherry Valley, IL 61016. 779-207-8278. 

WIRE WRAP – 1:00pm to 2:30pm So many people have asked about wire wrapping and we have found a wonderful person to teach it! Create your own jewelry with crystals! Cost of supplies – $15 Presenter: Justin Pasternak Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 

 

Sunday, April 10    
    
PAIN RELIEF AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: 1 to 3pm. What is EFT? Are you experiencing physical pain? EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) can get you off the sidelines and back into the action. $20 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.
    
PSYCHIC HOLISTIC FAIR @ Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa -11am until 4pm. Doors open at 9am for Retail Shoppers, Classes and Waitlist. Event is run on a first come, first served basis. Each day of the event has different offerings. Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa 30 North Williams, Brink Street Market Suite F, Crystal Lake. www.EnlightenedBalance.com 815-307-1180


    
Tuesday, April 12    
    
REIKI SHARE – 6:00pm. FREE We welcome all to attend. This is a wonderful opportunity if you have ever had any questions about healing Energy, or if you have Level 1 or Level 2 and you want to share your gift with others. This is a great time and place for just those very things. We open the doors to all for this amazing experience. Open Group Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 


    
Wednesday, April 13    
    
FREE. UFO’S, CROP CIRCLES, JESUS, MAITREYA. Free literature. Interesting discussion. Garrett Wellness, 3020 N. Kimball, 6:30-8:30pm. 708-955-3634. FREE
    
WISH DREAM SPARKLE, Internet Radio Show – 7 pm CST – www.247thestream.com 


    
Thursday, April 14    
    
ADVANCED MEDITATION FOUR (4) SESSION PACKAGE Thursdays April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th. See listing for Thursday, April 7th for full details.
    
GONG MEDITATION 7:30 pm $20 Gong meditations are one of the most deeply healing and restorative meditations possible, particularly because of the deep state of relaxation that is attained in response to the sound vibration. Gong meditation participants typically lie face up on a yoga mat or blanket in resting pose, or sit in a chair to experience the tremendous healing sounds and vibrations. Presenter: Andre Peraza WELCOME BACK ANDRE!!!!!!! Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com 
    
GUIDED  MEDITATION WITH WALTER PERSCHKE Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28. See Listing from Thursday, April 7th for full details.


    
Friday, April 15    
    
DATE NIGHT YOGA with Heather Huffman & Michael Casey – 7:00p-9:00p $30 per person by 4/10 $35 per person after Partner required (romantic or potentially romantic) FocusOm Batavia www.focus-om.com 


    
Saturday, April 16    
    
A CHANNELING WITH ARCHANGEL MICHAEL by Diana Kushenbach – 7-9pm (CST). 475 River Bend 200B Naperville, IL Online access to this event also, www.policeintuitive.com or call 630-269-0115 for more information.

    
ADVANCED  INTUITION PART I WITH AMY BIANK, 4 weeks – beginning Saturday, April 16, April 30, May 14, and May 28th from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM, 83 Century Dr., Oswego, IL – Call 630-554-7713 for information on attendance options, Skype sessions, pricing and to register. www.theintuitveangel.com 

    
JOIN US FOR CONNECTING TO SPIRIT: Healing the Ancestral Soul through Family Constellations, 1-3:30 pm at Church of the Spirit, 2651 N. Central Park, Chicago. Donation $30 at the door (no registration required). Presented by Dr. Marta Carlson, Transpersonal and Energy Psychologist, Certified Family Constellation practitioner, Reiki Master/Teacher & EFT practitioner. Info: 772-489-5422 


     
Sunday, April 17    
    
GONG BATH: 3 to 4:30pm. Deeply relax and let the vibrations of the gong open the flow of energy and create a body-mind state for change and healing. $25 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664. Space Limited, Reserve Online.

    
INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION: 1 to 2pm. What is meditation? Learn how to quiet and still the mind to achieve peace and inner guidance. $10 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.
    
INTRODUCTION TO RESTORATIVE YOGA with Pete Stadalsky – 2:00p-4:00p $30 online, $35 at door FocusOm Batavia www.focus-om.com 

 

Wednesday, April 20    
    
WISH DREAM SPARKLE, Internet Radio Show – 7 pm CST – www.247thestream.com 

 

Thursday, April 21    
    
ADVANCED MEDITATION FOUR (4) SESSION PACKAGE Thursdays April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th. See listing for Thursday, April 7th for full details.
    
EFT  FOR WEIGHT LOSS. www.EFT-Tom.com 4CE’s, MT, LCSW. 6-10pm, $125, RUAH Center, Naperville. 708-955-3634, 
    
GUIDED MEDITATION WITH WALTER PERSCHKE Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28. See Listing from Thursday, April 7th for full details.


    
Friday, April 22    
    
FREE EFT WORKSHOP. 6-8PM, SoderWorld. 2CE’s. www.EFT-Tom.com 708-955-3634


    
Saturday, April 23    
    
THE MYSTERY OF CRYSTALS, HEALING STONES & OILS: 2 to 3:30pm. Learn all about the healing proprieties of these tools and how to apply them in your life. $20 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.


    
Saturday-Sunday, April 23-24    

HARP MEDITATION. April 24. Time: 1am-2pm. Price: $25. Mark Brewer is a professional harpist in the Chicago area, who leads harp meditations and is the creator of Power Chill album. A lifelong student of spirituality with a unique talent of “captivating” audiences, Brewer brings the healing properties of the harp to people through live meditations. As he plays the harp, an instrument made from natural materials, each string produces a spectrum of overtones that deeply penetrate into the light body to balance the listener and to aid in the healing process. Register in advance to hold your place by calling 312-786-0077, or sending an email to SpiritualLearningCenter@gmail.com. Location: Burr Ridge. More information you can find on the website: www.SpiritualLearningCenter.com .


MICHAEL HARNER’S BASIC WORKSHOP, THE WAY OF THE SHAMAN® sponsored by the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, www.shamanism.org At Cleo’s Aromapothecary , Rockford, Illinois Presented by Jo Ann Broder (815)-519-3104 Jo@shamanicThunder.com 


    
Sunday, April 24    
    
AUDIO PHARMACOLOGY® SOUND THERAPY: 3pm-5pm. What is sound and vibrational healing? How can it help me achieve balance, healing, alignment and peace? Sound Shower group therapy session along with a short lecture on Audio Pharmacology®. $30 Journey to Wholeness Center 9501 New England Ave Oak Lawn www.journeytowholeness.org 708-634-3664.
        
QUARTZ CRYSTAL SINGING BOWL MEDITATION with Diamond – 6:00p-7:30p $20 online, $25 at door FocusOm Batavia www.focus-om.com 


    
Wednesday, April 27    
    
WISH DREAM SPARKLE, Internet Radio Show – 7 pm CST – www.247thestream.com 


    
Thursday, April 28    
    
ADVANCED MEDITATION FOUR (4) SESSION PACKAGE Thursdays April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th. See listing for Thursday, April 7th for full details.
    
GUIDED  MEDITATION WITH WALTER PERSCHKE Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28. See Listing from Thursday, April 7th for full details.


    
Saturday-Sunday, April 30 – May 1    
    
CERTIFICATION CLASS FOR EFT WITH A GUARANTEE™. SoderWorld, Willowbrook, 9am-5pm both days. For beginners & experienced EFT Practitioners. Basics of Level 1 & 2, plus “EFT With A Guarantee™”. 14hr Certification workshop. $225/$195/$95 to audit. 14CE’s – LCSW, MT, etc. Money back guarantee. www.EFT-Tom.com 708-955-3634

HARP MEDITATION – Time: 1-2pmpm. Cost: $25.  Mark Brewer is a professional harpist in the Chicago area, who leads harp meditations and is the creator of Power Chill album. A lifelong student of spirituality with a unique talent of “captivating” audiences, Brewer brings the healing properties of the harp to people through live meditations. As he plays the harp, an instrument made from natural materials, each string produces a spectrum of overtones that deeply penetrate into the light body to balance the listener and to aid in the healing process. Tickets are $25/person. Please call for your tickets. Crystal River Gifts 310 N LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.CrystalRiverGifts.com. 


    
Friday-Sunday, May 6-8    
    
MOTHER/DAUGHTER WELLNESS RETREAT – This extraordinary Mother’s Day healing weekend will change your life!! Yoga, massage, crystal healing, psychic medium, more! Southeastern Wisconsin. Contact Dr. Christina Wilke-Burbach: www.mindsoulandself.com/Retreats.html or mindsoulandself@yahoo.com or 608.393.7353.
Friday-Monday, May 13- 15

GLOBAL PYRAMID CONFERENCE in Northbrook. www.globalpyramidconference.com. 

 

Friday-Sunday, May 20-22    
    
THE PHENOMENON AND GIFT WEEKEND COURSE May 20-22, western suburbs of Chicago. The Next Evolution for Awakening from Oneness University. More info: www.facebook.com/phemongiftchicago 


    
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WISE WOMEN GATHERING strengthening intuitive wisdom, authentic greatness, self-esteem by sharing our life’s journey in supporting, inspiring atmosphere. Not a therapy group but therapeutic in nature for the feminine spirit. Tuesdays 7:00p-8:30p wwwomenswisdom@aol.com Des Plaines (847) 258 7225 website: www.womenswisdom.org

CRYSTAL RIVER GIFTS offers an eclectic assortment of books, meditation CD’s, essential oils, jewelry, crystals and much more. The services that we provide include astrology sessions, tarot readings, psychic readings, pet readings, reiki, and reflexology. Address:310 N. La Fox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177. 224-535-8708. www.crystalrivergifts.com