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

October  •  November

October 2014

Drop-In Meditation
October 1
5:30-6:30pm

Drop-In Meditation
John Gladen, Wed. Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5:30-6:15 pm, FREE!
Group meditation always helps you to go deeper! Drop by after work and enjoy a quiet session of peace with like-minded people. Bring your pillow, bench, shawl or other meditation supplies.

The Daring Way®: Learning to Live A Fuller, More Authentic Life
October 1
7-8:30pm

The Daring Way®: Learning to Live a Fuller, More Authentic Life
Gina Senarighi, MFTI, Wed. Oct. 1, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Courage, compassion, connection. What do these three qualities have in common? Those that express these qualities fully embrace their vulnerability and tenderness with a willingness to be fully authentic. Tonight, Gina Senarighi presents an overview of The Daring Way® based on the work of Dr. Brene? Brown and is designed to help participants let go of fear and shame forever!

Energy, Perception and Healing
October 2
7-8:30pm

Energy, Perception and Healing
Marie Manuchehri, RN, Thurs. Oct. 2, 7-8:30 pm, $15
You are always supported. From before you were born and throughout your whole life, energetic allies have accompanied you. These guides of spirit are dedicated to your evolution towards wholeness. You can lean how to open the channels of communication with your guides and tap into vast resources of wisdom, healing and spiritual growth.

Pathworking With Tarot Cards
October 3
6:30-8:30pm

Pathworking with Tarot Cards
Katrina Wynne, Fri. Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Are you curious about how Tarot cards can shine a light on your life purpose and guide your path? Pathworking with Tarot follows a simple formula for determining key events and opportunities in your life. Discover the ancient system of knowledge behind this Tarot technique. You can easily learn this powerful reading style in just two hours. Excellent for Tarot beginners or to enhance advanced Tarot skills.

Moving From Stuck to Flow: the Practice
October 4
2-5pm

Moving from Stuck to Flow: The Practice
Sara Wiseman, Sat. October 4, 2-5 pm, $30 (sign up early, limited to 30)
Sometimes, we get stuck: in our relationships, life's work, finances, health or habits. In this workshop, you'll learn an original, repeatable three-step energy process for working with the Universe to get unstuck in any area of your life and exist instead in the effortless state of Flow. We'll use spiritual intuition, guided meditation and writing as our tools; please bring something to write with.

Surgical Support & Recovery With Pranic Healing
October 4
7-8:30pm

Surgical Support & Recovery with Pranic Healing
Linda Negrin, Sat. Oct. 4, 7-8:30 pm, $15
Are you or a loved one having surgery or some other medical procedure? Would you like to insure that the procedure is as effective as possible, reduce the chances of complications, lessen anxiety, and accelerate your body's healing process? All this is possible with Pranic Healing applied before, during and after surgery or procedures. Come find out how and why it works!

Full Moon in Aries: Firing Up the Grand Trine
October 5
11am-3pm

Full Moon in Aries: Firing Up the Grand Trine
Kelly Davidson and Raina Rowland, Sun. Oct. 5, 11 am-3 pm, $40
This Full Moon is a part of the Grand Trine in fire signs heralding a time of creativity, action and finding our place in relationship with others. The lesson is to learn what relationship is all about and finding balance in masculine/feminine energy.

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

Full Moon Drumming Circle: For Peace and Healing
Connie Hill, Wed. Oct. 8, 6:30-8 pm, $13
Drumming and rattling help clear and shift energy, help release what is no longer needed in our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual bodies, and help us manifest new energy in our lives. We will clear our personal energy and then focus on how to replace what was released.

Drop-In Kirtan
October 9
6:30-8pm

Drop-in Kirtan
John Gladen, Thurs. Oct. 9, 6:30-8 pm, FREE!
Kirtan devotional chanting will lift your vibration and attune your heart to the frequency of the Divine. Come join John Gladen, on classical guitar, to uplift your Spirit and expand your Soul.

Blessings From the Compassion Light Ray
October 11
7-8:30pm

Blessings from the Compassion Light Ray
Becky Lerner, Sat. Oct. 11, 7-8:30 pm, $15
The graceful strength of the Compassion Light Ray can transform your mental and emotional wellbeing as well as life situations. Come experience this amazing energy and you will have the opportunity not only to align with this frequency but also to receive a personal attunement to this Light Ray during class.

Bad Karma? Discover Three Simple Ways to Clear It!
October 15
7-8:30pm

Bad Karma? Discover Three Simple Ways To Clear it!
Terry McGill, Wed. Oct. 15, 7-8:30 pm, $15
"Karma is the root cause of all suffering." To reduce and ultimately end our suffering could take lifetimes - or we could apply simple, powerful techniques to clear the bad karma. Terry will share three of the karma-clearing techniques that saved his own life.

Heal With Aboriginal Secrets
October 17
7-8:30pm

Heal with Aboriginal Secrets
Robbi Holz, Fri. Oct. 17, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Known for their remarkable healing abilities, the remote Australian Aborigines utilize Divine Source, spirit guides and the limitless mind. Robbie Holz tells how she healed herself of Hepatitis C, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia using their 60,000-year-old healing principles. In this fun and informative introduction, Robbie shares the five healing secrets that saved her life and that of her husband, Gary.

Heal With Aboriginal Secrets Workshop
October 18
1-5pm

Heal with Aboriginal Secrets Workshop
Robbi Holz, Sat. Oct. 18, 1-5 pm, $40
The remote Australian Aborigines use Source, spirit guides and the limitless mind to achieve miraculous healing. Learn the five Aboriginal essential steps for healing. Discover how to easily access help from your spirit guides and higher self, remove the root of an illness plus accelerate and sustain healing. Join Robbie for this fun and interactive workshop to awaken your powerful inner healer.

The Magic Within: Creating Your Own Personal Power
October 18
6:30-8:30pm

The Magic Within: Creating Your Own Personal Power
Juls Madel, Sat. Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Do you truly desire to know you and your soul? To be connected to self and the life you were born to do, it is important to be protected, grounded, and to understand your energy for full potential as a being. This workshop will give you the tools to do just that. The results are phenomenal for a stronger mind, body, and soul. It's a magical process!

The Challenge of Empowerment: Embracing Technology While Maintaining Our Freedom
October 19
11am-2pm

The Challenge of Empowerment: Embracing Technology While Maintaining Our Freedom
Anna Abraham, Sun. Oct. 19, 11 am-2 pm, $30
The fast past of technological development has changed the shape of our world forever. We stand at the threshold where one day we, too, may become a technological wonder, powering our lives with strange embedded chips in our bodies. Yet, in this process, will our very humanity suffer? Come join Anna Abraham in this thoughtful and knowledgeable panel discussion on the spiritual fate of the human race.

Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Finding A New Purpose in Retirement
October 23
7-8:30pm

Conscious Living, Conscious Aging: Finding a New Purpose in Retirement
Ron Pevny, Thurs. Oct. 23, 7-8:30 pm, $12
In Conscious Living, Conscious Aging, Ron Pevny presents an empowering vision and practical tools that help one to age consciously for a passionate, fulfilling second half of life. This contemporary model for aging focuses on the potential for growth, passion, purpose, service, and spiritual exploration while also offering wisdom for dealing with inevitable losses.

Wild Creative: Igniting Your Passion and Potential in Work, Home, and Life
October 24
7-8:30pm

Wild Creative: Igniting Your Passion and Potential in Work, Home, and Life
Tami Lynn Kent, Fri. Oct. 24, 7-8:30 pm, $15
Any profound creation - a child, a piece of art, a profession, a relationship -is infused first with the energy of what is not yet formed. We draw inspiration from the energy field and shape it into a visible manifestation. Based on her new book, Wild Creative: Igniting Your Passion and Potential in Work, Home, and Life, Tami will share specific tools to access your innate creative potential.

Taming the Monkey Mind! Secrets From the Ancient Masters
October 25
1-4pm

Taming the Monkey Mind! Secrets from the Ancient Masters
Terry McGill, Sat. Oct. 25, 1-4pm, $35
If we can't control our mind, life is hard. Learn four powerful techniques and with practice, you will master your mind. Terry teaches with clarity and compassion, using his 40 years of training, experience and wisdom. You will receive a reading during this workshop about the most important blockage for you to clear and how to do it using these simple practices.

Insight Into the Shamanic Experience: An Introduction to Shamanism
October 25
6:30-8:30pm

Insight Into the Shamanic Experience: An Introduction to Shamanism
John Pease, Sat. Oct. 25, 6:30-8:30 pm, $20
Tonight we will explore the Shamanic experience. It is our intent to develop a working knowledge of shamanism to guide us throughout our lives. Clarifying a sense of the future, receiving visions, discerning spiritual energy and soul healing are shamanic skills than can be cultivated to fulfill our dream within.

Insight Into the Shamanic Experience: A Techniques Workshop
October 26
1-5pm

Insight Into the Shamanic Experience: A Techniques Workshop
John Pease, Sun. Oct. 26, 1-5 pm, $40
Deepen your experience of shamanic skills; learn practical techniques to receive inspiration from only the highest source working with clairaudience and psychometry to create an inner security to discern energy. Learn to spiritually travel to the well spring of all life - often called nirvana, the Tao or heaven - to help clarify the bigger picture of spiritual evolution.

NCX Wellness Night
October 28
7-8:30pm

NCX Wellness Night
Meet the Compassionate Spirits of Your Home and Land
Pearl Pierce, Tues. Oct. 28, 7-8:30 pm, $12
Would you like to develop a relationship with the unique spirit of your home? How about the spirits of your land (even if you live in an apartment)? Discover who these spirits are, how they would like to work with you and their messages. Take a guided journey to connect and receive information. We?ll also ask a compassionate spirit guide to act as a protector for you and your home.

The Evolving Soul
October 30
7-8:30pm

The Evolving Soul
Dr. Linda Backman, Thurs. Oct. 30, 7-8:30 pm, $15
Balancing past-life karma is the key to soul evolution. Dr. Linda Backman returns to New Ren to discuss her new book, The Evolving Soul. Learn about the seven soul archetypes and your own soul ray; and how through connecting with your spirit guides and ascended masters can provide you with opportunities for growth. Don't miss this event!