Home / Conscious Community Magazine / Community Happenings & Reviews / Community Happenings – September 2017

Community Happenings – September 2017


Curvy Goddess Yoga Class with Shannon Chada of Full Circle Harmony
 Tuesdays at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 7:30 pm in September 
Explore your Goddess-self in a safe and loving environment to practice yoga and inward kindness. Using our breath, movement, and awareness we invite the intention of creating a more positive relationship with ourselves and our physical forms on and off the mat. This yoga practice is playful, gentle and focused on listening to the inner voice for guidance and building a practice that is right for each student individually.  

Curvy Goddess Yoga is designed to empower, building strength and flexibility, while offering many pose variations and modifications to experience the joy of movement. This class is a great fit for people new to yoga, and those that already have a gentle practice. Curvy Goddess Yoga meets you right where you are today! 

Tuesdays 7:00 pm – at SoderWorld Wellness Center, Willowbrook
Sept 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 

Thursdays 7:30 pm – at Rising Lotus Yoga, Homer Glen
Sept 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 
 $10 Class session rates available / $15 drop-in
Visit Shannon’s website to learn more: www.FullCircleHarmony.org  


Reiki Classes with Shannon Chada of Full Circle Harmony 

September 10 & 23, 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  

In Reiki Level 1 – Discover the Healer Within! You will learn the basics of energy healing and how to use it on yourself and others. You will learn Reiki Sacred Symbols and receive your first Reiki Attunement, which will connect you to the Reiki Healing Energy. We will cover the basics of how energy works and how it affects our physical and energetic bodies. Our practice also includes; Learning a hands-on Self-Healing Treatment, Aura Cleansing, Shielding, Protection, Flooding, Reiki Meditation, basics of the Chakra System, Essential Oils and the importance of living a High Frequency Reiki Lifestyle. You will also receive an illustrated manual on how to perform the techniques along with the history of Reiki. After completing this training you will receive your Reiki Certification suitable for framing with your Reiki lineage documents. 

Reiki 1 Certification
September 10th   9:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Location: Rising Lotus Healing Center, Homer Glen

Reiki 1 Certification 
September 23rd   9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Garaj Mahal Studio, Batavia

Cost: $125 + $25 text fee = $150. Note: Text is used in Reiki I, II & III.
Visit Shannon’s website to learn more: www.FullCircleHarmony.org 



Autumn Equinox Conference: The Twelve Archangels Illumine Chicago with Cosmic Joy  

Sept. 21-24, 2017 

The archangels come to raise up Chicago! They come to deliver vital messages to anchor great light in the Heartland. This September, experience the impassioned Voice of Spirit, as it speaks to your heart and inspires you to a higher calling and more intimate love of God daily and hourly. Both Chicago and you will forever be changed! 

Clairaudient, inspired teacher, and author David Christopher Lewis delivers dynamic messages of light and hope for the great city of Chicago. Join David and heart-friends across the nation and the world at our autumn equinox conference entitled:  

Experience the Heart of Loving-Kindness and the Joy of Compassion—
The Twelve Archangels Illumine Chicago with Cosmic Joy 

Location: Techny Towers, 2001 Waukegan Rd., Techny, IL.
Register online at www.heartscenter.org, or call 312-253-7600 to register by phone.
More info? Visit www.heartscenter.org.  Email friends@heartscenter.org.
Contact Carol Wells at 630-303-4704. 



Awakening the Inner Divine

Day retreat led by Shaman Linda Roberts & Mystic Hailey Hinson.

Saturday, September 30th, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Awakening the inner Divine with the support of a caring circle; as we explore our inner power in a beautiful natural setting of 55+ acres. Join us for a day retreat alongside nature where through dance, yoga, guided meditation and self-awareness exercises; you can bring forth the divine within as we connect with the Divine in nature.  

Lunch and snacks will be provided; Vegan, Vegetarian, and Paleo.
Bring: water bottle, walking shoes, yoga mat, sketchpad, and an open heart.  

Held at Synergy Circle, Woodstock, Illinois.  Spaces are filling up. RSVP by 9/27/17
To register, visit: www.TheWhispersofLove.com/ events or by phone 740-225-6048.
$100 per person 



The Art of Sacred Sex Retreat 

October 6 – 8, 2017 

 Are you ready to transform your relationship into an intimate, exciting, and passion-filled experience? 

 Are you ready to learn new techniques and tools to take your life or relationship to the next level? 

 If you are ready for a more deeper, profound, passionate connection with yourself and your partner; 

Join us for an amazing transforming loving weekend at Eagle’s Nest Retreat House in Galena, IL to learn The Art of Sacred Sex. 

This retreat is a unique introductory opportunity for couples to build their intimacy and spiritual connection through Tantric practices and other modalities. 

Location: Eagle’s Nest in Galena, Illinois. 
Presenters: Mija Bradford, Intuitive Coach owner of Attracting Your Life 

Ray Hickman, Intimacy Coach owner of CAVU Center
                 Ms. Jewcee, Erotic Advisor, owner of JewCeeTales
Chef Mecca Perry, Executive Chef, owner of Thimble and Bodkin Aprons 

Cost: $1,200 per person (Lodging, food and, course materials are included in this price)  
For more information visit: www.in-2-me-i-see.com  or call (872) 529-6452.   



Women’s Retreat: Learn All About Mushrooms  

October 6-8, 2017 

Midwest Women’s Herbal will present Mycelium Mysteries: A Women’s Mushroom Retreat, from October 6 through 8, in Almond, Wisconsin. Eugenia Bone, an author and food journalist, will make the keynote address, Mycophilia, the love of mushrooms as a window by which we can better understand nature and ourselves.  

The retreat will offer workshops at beginner through advanced levels. Topics include Wild Mushroom Skills, such as gathering, identification and preparation (with recipes); Mushroom Nutrition; Mushroom Medicine (with home remedies); and Mushroom History. Other presenters include Sue Van Hook, Mara Penfil, Linda Conroy, Sarah Foltz and Carla Kramer. 

Readers may use code 15FUNGI for a 15 percent discount. Register now at MidwestWomensHerbal.com/mushrooms or by phone (920) 452-4372.  Vendor spots are still available. 

Location: Camp Helen Brachman, 9341 Asbury Dr, Almond, WI 54909.  


The 24th Annual  

FOI Chicago Autumn Goddess Convention
Honoring the Goddesses 

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Join us for the 2017 Autumn Goddess Convention, honoring Themis, Demeter, and Isis.  Presentations, meditation, fellowship, vendors, and a Goddess Rite wrap up the day.

Event Location: Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore, 5300 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie, IL 60077 Cost: $50 pre-registration, cash, check, or Paypal 
Funds must be received by Oct. 20, 2017. 
$60 at the door, Cash Only. 
For more information and to inquire about doing a presentation, performance, or vending, contact Demetria Nanos via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/foichicago/  or e-mail her at: hail_isis@yahoo.com or by phone 773-505-1724. 


It's Your Turn! What do you think?