Events to Enlighten, Educate and Entertain

 

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1338 NW 23rd Ave. at Pettygrove St. in Portland

Monday-Thursday and Saturday: 10 am-9 pm
Friday: 10 am-9:30 pm
Sunday: 10 am-6 pm

New Renaissance Calendar of Events

December  •  January  •  February

December 2014

Drop-In Meditation Group
December 3
5:30-6:15pm

Drop-In Meditation Group
John Gladen, Wed. Dec. 3, 10, 17, 5:30-6:15 pm, FREE!
Drop by after work and recharge in a dynamic space of joy and peace with like-minded people. Bring your pillow, bench, shawl or other meditation supplies.

Have More Fun & Get More Done
December 4
7-8:30pm

Have More Fun & Get More Done
Marney Makridakis, Thurs. Dec. 4, 7-8:30 pm, $15
Learn practical techniques to help move through three vital phases of the manifestation process: dreaming (Hop), experimenting (Skip), and taking action (Jump). Discover your Play Personality and learn how to use it to create experiences in which work feels like play, and struggle gives way to momentum, ease and joy.

Soul Contracts: Find Harmony and Unlock Your Brilliance
December 5
7-8:30pm

Soul Contracts: Find Harmony and Unlock Your Brilliance
Danielle MacKinnon, Fri. Dec. 5, 7-8:30 pm, $15
How many times have you wondered why, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t stay healthy? Can’t make enough money? Can’t find happiness? Explore the hidden promises and energetic barriers lodged deep within our soul – Soul Contracts – that are blocking the way. .

Winter Wellbeing: Supercharge Your Life With Vitality
December 6
11am-1pm

Winter Wellbeing: Supercharge Your Life with Vitality
Sally Love, Sat. Dec. 6, 11 am - 1 pm, $20
Modern day life tends to push against the natural cycle of winter, leading to increased stress and illness. By creating a super charged winter diet to enjoy full health and vitality, and through guided meditation and coaching exercises, you will create your new goal for a CrapFREE winter!

Setting Your Foundation
December 6
2-5pm

Setting Your Foundation
Danielle MacKinnon, Sat. Dec. 6, 2-5 pm, $50
Many people work deeply on themselves and do not receive the greatest benefits from their efforts. Learn how to manage your energy so as to receive the best results from your other inner work. Walk away with a new understanding of what managing your energy really means - it’s not what you think! .

Full Moon Drumming Circle: for Peace and Healing
December 6
6:30-8pm

Full Moon Drumming Circle: For Peace and Healing
Connie Hill, Sat. Dec. 6, 6:30-8 pm, $13
Drumming and rattling help clear and shift energy, realizing what is no longer needed in our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies, helping us to manifest new energy in our lives. We will clear our personal energy, focus on how to replace what was released, and act as conduits for planetary healing.

Awakening to Our Intuitive Gifts
December 7
11am-1pm

Awakening to Our Intuitive Gifts
Katalin Koda, Sun. Dec. 7, 11 am-1 pm, $20
Yearning to activate and strengthen your intuition? Katalin will provide simple and effective techniques to understand life patterns, recognize omens and cultivate synchronicity in our daily life. This workshop lays a foundation for deepening shamanic work through shamanic drum journeying to access our guides.

Cards of Grace: Opening to the Dance of Light Within the Tarot
December 7
2-5pm

Cards of Grace: Opening to the Dance of Light within the Tarot
Ailynn Halverson, Sun. Dec. 7, 2-5 pm, $30
Journey forward on your path and delve into the light that radiates within the Tarot, opening your heart to the cards of grace. Suitable for beginning tarot students as well as advanced readers. Please bring a pen and journal to write in, as well as your own tarot deck.

You Have Enough, You Do Enough, You Are Enough
December 8
7-8:30pm

You Have Enough, You Do Enough, You Are Enough
Sarah O’Leary, Mon. Dec. 8, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Take a break from the hustle-bustle for an Earth-based ritual to release guilt, shame and disappointment, and to welcome in worthiness, peace and expansiveness. Afterward, Sarah will share some practical tools for integrating your newfound sense of liberation into your life as you navigate the holiday season.

Introduction to Personal Alchemy: Getting to Know the Ascended Masters
December 9
6:30-8:30pm

Introduction to Personal Alchemy: Getting to Know the Ascended Masters
Evelyn Eaglesong, Tues. Dec. 9, 6:30-8:30 pm, $25
Cut through all illusions and bring clarity to your life with the help from the ascended masters. Visit each guide to help reveal your life purpose, connect to your inner truth, provide courage to make significant changes and help develop your own psychic and manifestation abilities.

Feng Shui for Life: Connecting the Dots
December 10
7-8:30pm

Feng Shui for Life: Connecting the Dots
Gisela Stehr, Wed. Dec. 10, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Move beyond old patterns and bring about personal growth and evolution through the ancient and timeless art of Feng Shui. Author Gisela Stehr will demonstrate a variety of feng shui techniques, including how to hone in on the Yin-Yang dynamics representing the underlying connector of feng shui for life.

Keeping the Flame Alive: Making Long Term Relationships Last
December 11
7-8:30pm

Keeping The Flame Alive: Making Long Term Relationships Last
Linda Carroll, Thurs. Dec. 11, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Relationships are explored as a series of five stages through which we travel, from romantic bliss to disenchantment, and sometimes despair until finally and ideally a resting place where love has grown deeper richer and more settled. For people of any relationship status and orientation whom are interested in the topic of love.

Eft (Emotional Freedom Technique) and Kinesiology
December 12
6:30-8:30pm

EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and Kinesiology
Eric Singer and Colleen Suzanne, Fri. Dec. 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
EFT is a simple technique that often provides rapid relief from physical-emotional issues. By tapping on the acupressure points you can eliminate those negative blocks holding you back. Eric and Colleen will also teach your Kinesiology or Muscle Testing, which when used properly can make your life much easier. and

The Gathering of Messengers: Clearing Traumas From the Time of Jesus
December 13
11am-1pm

The Gathering of Messengers: Clearing Traumas from the Time of Jesus
Marilyn Lawrence and Michael Paul, Sat. Dec. 13, 11 am-1 pm, $40
Until energies carried forward from the past are cleared, they will continue to affect daily life and outcome of such. Learn to move past resistance based on soul memories, toward your chosen purpose path; living in the truths for this lifetime.

Saturn: Your Guardian Angel Planet
December 13
2-5pm

Saturn: Your Guardian Angel Planet
Paul Richard, Sat. Dec. 13, 2-5 pm, $30
Paul will teach you how to effectively work with Saturn as your ally, masterbuilder, and guardian angel - leading you to manifest and realize your greatest skills, talents, and goals. Bring your birth chart, pen and paper and unlock your powerful potential hidden in your chart.

Sun, Moon, Eclipses and Health
December 13
7-8:30pm

Sun, Moon, Eclipses and Health
Judith Hill, Sat. Dec. 13, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Did ancient physicians know anything about unseen cosmic energies and their physical influences? In this comprehensive talk, Judith describes your zodiac sign’s unique vitality “type” and the associated physical influence of your birth Moon sign.

Launch 2015 With Power and Possibility!
December 14
1-5pm

Launch 2015 with Power and Possibility!
Sonia Miller, Sun. Dec. 14, 1-5 pm, $40
Do you need a rejuvenating dose of inspiration for a fresh and powerful New Year? Learn the vital distinction between creating your reality versus controlling your reality, and how to clarify myths and distortions so you may access your true and natural power to create the life you want for 2015.

A Guide to Liberation
December 16
7-8:30pm

A Guide to Liberation
Susan Glavin, Tues. Dec. 16, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Join author Susan Glavin as she invites you to say F--K IT to that which no longer is in resonance with your heart and soul. Susan will demonstrate how to Love God’s sense of humor by harnessing the power of raw anger and learning to trust it’s full expression.

Heal Your Relationships With Three Powerful Techniques
December 17
7-8:30pm

Heal Your Relationships with Three Powerful Techniques
Terry McGill, Wed. Dec. 17, 7-8:30 pm, $15
Many suffer at this time of year due to blockages in their relationships with loved ones. The root cause of that suffering is karma. Terry will share three simple and powerful techniques that you can use to clear and transform your relationship karma.

Drop-In Kirtan
December 18
6:30-8pm

Drop-in Kirtan
John Gladen, Thurs. Dec. 18, 6:30-8 pm, FREE!
Turn off your mind and open your heart to the frequency of the Divine. Kirtan (devotional chanting) will lift your vibration and connect your to Source. John Gladen is a classical guitarist and has been a musician all of his life.

Lightworkers, Light Up! Seasonal Tools and Delights
December 19
7-8:30pm

Lightworkers, Light Up! Seasonal Tools and DeLights
Lorelynn Mirage Cardo, Fri. Dec. 19, 7-8:30 pm, $12
How do you ground, root, align, center, and embrace Who you truly are? Play with your Inner Child, your Inner Wise Parent, and your Inner Santa! Treat yourself to this enriching and warm workshop designed to help you polish your self-care tools and honor new ones that are designed for grace to enter your life.

Awake and Know! Lucid Dreaming Techniques for Manifesting Solutions
December 20
1-5pm

Awake and Know! Lucid Dreaming Techniques for Manifesting Solutions
Carol Corchero, Sat. Dec. 20, 1-5 pm, $20
Learn how to remote view and manifest solutions to your every problem using lucid dreaming techniques. Focus will be on creating a template used nightly to train your unconscious mind to solve your problems while you sleep. A surprise gift will be given to each attendee!

Your Rising Sign: the Gateway to Your Spiritual Path
December 20
6:30-8:30pm

Your Rising Sign: The GateWay to Your Spiritual Path
Lauren Balin, Sat. Dec. 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Your rising sign is considered the initial causation of your soul journey in this lifetime, and contains a wealth of information about your evolutionary unfolding and intent. In this experiential workshop you will come to understand your rising sign in a way that reveals a deep understanding of your personal expression and spiritual purpose.

Become A Money Magnet
December 21
2-4:30pm

Become a Money Magnet
Becky Lerner, Sun. Dec. 21, 2-4:30 pm, $25
Scarcity consciousness is on its way out and abundance for all is the new paradigm. Are you ready to claim your stake? Bust through the top ten hidden beliefs that trap us in scarcity consciousness, receive powerful affirmations, and learn an effective approach to manifesting so that you can attract wealth right away. Please bring a pen and paper.

Magick Incense Making 101
December 27
3-5pm

Magick Incense Making 101
Carl Neal, Sat. Dec. 27, 3-5 pm, $20
If you’re curious about incense making or enjoy burning it around the house, this is the class for you. Learn to incorporate incense into rituals and ceremonies, and participate in making two different incense blends.