Published on April 2nd, 2016 | by Publisher, Natural Awakenings New Mexico0
APRIL DAILY CALENDAR
SATURDAY, APRIL 2
Disorientation is a Gift – 9am. How is it that when familiar ways of being are disrupted, we often receive profoundly life-changing insights. This workshop explores how instability can call forth wisdom, creativity and strength. $50. The Academy for the Love of Learning, 133 Seton Village Rd, Santa Fe. 505-995-1860. Register: ALoveOfLearning.org.
SUNDAY, APRIL 3
Every Day Is Earth Day – Apr 3, 10, 17, 22. 10am-3pm. Taa-naash-kaa-da welcomes visitors to join in Every Day is Earth Day. Includes: outdoor medicine walk, earthwisdom talk, earthway ceremony, potluck lunch, silent time on the land with guardians Maria and Lynda Yraceburu. Donation. Taa-naash-kaa-da, Las Vegas. Taanaashkaada.org/come-for-a-day.html.
MONDAY, APRIL 4
The Nia Technique – 5:30-6:30pm. The Nia Technique is a blend of martial arts, dance, and body integration therapies, and is adaptable to any fitness level. $95. Healing Gate, 3212 Monte Vista NE, Albuquerque. Registration: 505-277-0077. CE.UNM.edu.
Using Hypnosis for Stress Reduction – 6:15-7:30pm. 1st Mon. Featured for the monthly group held at The Source. $10. Held at office near the pond, RSVP: 505-321-4121 or DanelleBecklund@yahoo.com
Womyn’s Moon Lodge Ceremony – 6:30-9:30pm. Open to new comers and advanced practitioners of women’s ancient ways of ritualistic magic. Moon Lodge delivers an inspirational moment in an offbeat evening gathering every new moon. Bring your drums, rattles and come prepared to dance. Donation. Taa-naash-kaa-da, Las Vegas. TurtleWomyn.org/nm-moon-lodge.html.
SATURDAY, APRIL 9
Healing Touch Level 1 Class – Apr 9-10, 8am-6pm. Learn techniques and meditations to encourage movement of the energy, healing ourselves and others; works in conjunction with traditional medicine. Beginner to advance welcome. Attend both days for certificate of completion. $325/before Apr 1, $365/after; eligible for UNM employee tuition remission. UNM Center for Life, 4700 Jefferson Ave NE, Albuquerque. 505-925-4551. Register, Barb: 248-882-1706 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABQ’s Second Saturday: Everything You Need to Know About Divorce – 9am-12pm. Non-biased financial, emotional and legal advice from qualified local professionals, providing people with the knowledge, support, resources and trust that they need to survive the divorce process. $25/cash or credit card at door. One Executive Center, 8500 Menaul Blvd NE, Albuquerque. 505-974-1358. Register: bit.ly/1prQk28.
Gatos y Galletas Cat Cafe Opening Weekend – 10am-9pm. Sunday, April 3,10am- 6pm. Vegetarian food, live music, comedy, cookies, and cats! Stop by and visit New Mexico’s first cat cafe! Cuddle with cats while you relax!414 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque
Cleansing with Calcite and Friends – 1-3pm. Take a journey through the chakra system using calcite as touchstones. Practice purifying auric field and subtle bodies. Root yourself on the earth and become a bridge to the celestial. $35, $5/materials fee due upon sign up. Mama’s Minerals, 800 20th Street NW, Ste B, Albuquerque. 505-266-8443. Register: MamasMinerals.com.
Past-Life Regression – 1-3pm. Regress to a past life where you will discover, access and activate a positive inner resource to benefit you and other people in your life today. Group session. $40. Crystal Dove Metaphysical Book Store, 525 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque. 505-918-6555.
Psychic Reading Faire – 1-3pm. All your answers are within – get a neutral look in the form of a clairvoyant reading to gain clarity on your present time situation and get ideas for next steps in your life. $10/15 minute reading. Center For Inner Truth, 1807 2nd St, #84, Santa Fe. 505-920-4418. CenterForInnerTruth.org.
Body Products Made at Home I – 1-5pm. Learn to create a variety of homemade body products using locally available ingredients. $105. Barnes Studio, 46 Peralta Blvd, Peralta. Registration: 505-277-0077. CE.UNM.edu.
CHI Self-care Series: Stress Management for Busy People – 3–5:30pm. Learn to manage stress quickly and easily to improve health and wellbeing. Also online: 10am-12:30pm MDT. Free, get $10 discount off the next 2 sessions. 8 Via de Estrellas, Santa Fe. Suchinta: 571-422-6734. ChiSuchinta@yahoo.com.
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SATURDAY, APRIL 9
Aromatherapy for Mood Management – 9am-4:30pm. Experience dozens of essential oils and blends and discover natural approaches to mood management and emotional health. Approved for counselors, social workers, massage therapists for Six CEUs by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and by NASW New Mexico. $30/advance, $40/day of, $60/w CEUs in advance, $70/w CEUs day of; space limited. African American Performing Arts Center, 310 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque. RSVP, info: Janice Ladnier, LPCC: 228-731-7731.
SUNDAY, APRIL 10
Essential Oils for Pets – 2-4pm. Learn to use pure essential oils to provide natural support for your beloved pets. Free, make ‘n take oil blends $5-$10 each. Empowering Energy Medicine, 1420 Carlisle Blvd NE, Ste 105, Albuquerque. RSVP: 228-731-7731.
MONDAY, APRIL 12
Free Class at Hypnotherapy Academy – 7pm. The class will be facilitated by Tim Simmerman Sierra, lead instructor at the Academy, who will be sharing three secrets to create positive life changes by showing attendees how their subconscious mind works. Call 505-767-8030 to register and reserve your seat for this special free class. 2132 Osuna Rd NE, Suite B, Albuquerque.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13
Spiritual Healings – Apr 13, 27. 5:30-6:30pm. Drop in for a short, energetic tune up in your mock-up space. We each “mock up” our next steps and growth. Receive communication and support in a healing environment. Free, donations accepted. Center For Inner Truth, 1807 2nd St, #84, Santa Fe. 505-920-4418. CenterForInnerTruth.org.
Talk To Your Body Playshop – 6:30-8pm. What would it take to be kind to you? Learn a few tools to communicate with your body to discover what it requires to feel good; w/Janice Biondo. $15. House of Chi, 3939 San Pedro NE, Ste C-4, Entrance on Hendrix.
SATURDAY, APRIL 16
Shamanic Journey & Essential Oils – 9am-1pm. Experience how essential oils aid in your connection to the spirit world as you journey to the upper world for help healing and the lower world to learn from your spirit animal. $50. 604 Afuste Rd NE, Rio Rancho. RSVP: 505-440-7118.
CHI Self-care Series: Self Energization – 3–5:30pm. Learn to re-energize yourself using your hands. Also online: 10am-12:30pm MDT. $50. 8 Via de Estrellas, Santa Fe. Suchinta: 571-422-6734. ChiSuchinta@yahoo.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 17
1st New Mexico Earth Citizens Walk – 10am-2pm. 3K and 1K. Martial arts/Ki-gong, yoga and meditation, games, food truck, earth citizen speakers and more. $40, $10/children 12 and under; includes earth citizen enrollment, plus tee-shirt. Info, call Body & Brain Yoga and TaiChi: Albuquerque 797-2211 Cottonwood 792-5111 Santa Fe 820-2211. EarthCitizens.org/newmexico-earthcitizenswalk.
Crystals & Psychic Ability – 1-2:30pm. Explore varieties of crystal groups that enhance psychic ability. Learn the fundamentals of psychometry and opening to the vibration of stones to amplify and focus natural abilities. Utilizing crystals, give another student readings. $20. Crystal Dove, 525 Central Ave, NE, Albuquerque. RSVP: 505 843-5265.
MONDAY, APRIL 18
COWSPIRACY – 7pm. In honor of Earth Day, watch this award-winning documentary –COWSPIRACY – about one industry that is destroying the planet more than any other. Everyone needs to see this film. Thai Vegan Banquet Room. 1710 Cerrillos Rd. 505-690-1859.
TUESDAY, APRIL 19
TurtleWomyn Camp: Seer’s Night of Destiny Ceremonial Relevance – Jul 19-23. This camp is a part of an ancient, women’s rite, calling to sit by the darkness of the New Moon. In this time we honor a connection to Mother Earth and Grandmother Moon. We’re honored and given vision. With diiyin Maria Yraceburu. Pre-registration required by June 19. Taa-naash-kaa-da, Las Vegas. TurtleWomyn.org/destiny-camp.html.
Home Composting and Soil Amending – 6-9pm. Learn which composting techniques work best in the desert and are effective, and drought proofing garden soil. $45 UNM Continuing Education South Building, 1634 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque. Registration: 505-277-0077. CE.UNM.edu.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
Well Woman Drinks in Santa Fe and Albuquerque – 5:30-7:30pm. 3rd Wed of the month. A supportive social gathering to share challenges and successes as women leaders, entrepreneurs and executives. Spend an evening together reflecting, connecting and leave feeling empowered and rejuvenated! Hosted by Giovanna Rossi of the Well Woman Show on KUNM 89.9fm. Incl. appetizers and a speaker. Info, tickets: WellWomanLife.com/drinks.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21
Meditation and Mixed Level Yoga – 9:30-11am. Class includes meditation/pranayama (breath work) followed by a gently but energizing yoga practice. $85. Wellspring Center for Yoga, 5500 San Mateo NE, #103, Albuquerque. Registration: 505-277-0077. CE.UNM.edu.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
Inspire Santa Fe: Festival of Learning – 4:30pm. The Academy for the Love of Learning’s Festival of Learning. Engage one-on-one with protégés and mentors as they share what they have learned in the fields they care about most. Free. Farmer’s Market Pavilion in the Railyard, 1607 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe. 505-995-1860. Register: ALoveOfLearning.org.
El Otro Lado in the Schools: De Donde Somos – 4:30pm. The poignant artwork and performances of 200 plus students, their teachers, teaching artists and many others involved with the program this school year will be exhibited to the public. Free. 1606 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe. Info: 505-995-1860. ALoveOfLearning.org.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23
Access Consciousness Body Process for Healing – 9am-12pm. Elimination of angst and upset locked into bodies. This healing process assists with improving digestion and relieving stress. You can run this on yourself or others. No prerequisites. $75. Info, location, registration: 505-310-3764.
Art Therapy & Stress Reduction Tools for Clinician Self Care – 9am-12:30pm.No previous experience with art or meditation is needed as we explore sensations within the body, encourage release and relief of stressful symptoms, and discover new ways to respond to personal and professional challenges. $75, eligible for UNM employee tuition remission. UNM Center For Life, 4700 Jefferson Northeast, Ste 100, Albuquerque. Register, Michelle: 505-925-4551. MMHale@unmmg.org.
Solar Cooking: Gracious Eco-Living – 11am-2:30pm. Learn to cook with the power of the sun while at home, camping or for survival training. $180. Sunny Skies Solar Ovens, 2433 Pueblo Bonito NW, Albuquerque. Registration: 505-277-0077. CE.UNM.edu.
CHI Self-care Series: Googling Your Body Computer – 3-5:30pm. Learn about your bio computer and how to access sub-conscious information to support your health and wellbeing. Fun and fascinating. $50. 8 Via de Estrellas, Santa Fe. Suchinta: 571-422-6734. ChiSuchinta@yahoo.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 24
EarthFest — 10am-6pm. Celebrate the Earth at La Montañita Co-op’s 26th Annual EarthFest. Enjoy music and dancing, food and farming, gardening and ecology and more. All ages welcome. Free. Info, Robin Seydel, Community Advocacy: 505-217-2027. LaMontanita.coop.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26
Is Your Cell Phone Making You Sick – 6-7:30pm. Wi-Fi technology is here to stay. Learn about patented products that help neutralize the effects and simple ways to decrease exposure. Free. La Montanita Co-op, Community Rm, 913 W Alameda, Santa Fe. Jennifer: 505-780-8283.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29
Garage Sale –Apr 29, 30. 7:30am-2pm. The event benefits the Gynecological Cancer Awareness Project. 9601 Wilshire Ave NE, Albuquerque. Donate: 505-610-9300. TheGCAP.org.
SATURDAY, APRIL 30
Healing Circle – 1-3pm. Use different forms of self-healing; guided meditations to locate the base of suffering, pain and discomfort. As a group perform energy healing centered on letting go and love. $40. WithIn Light Energy Therapies and Insight, 3620 Wyoming Blvd. Ste 211, Albuquerque. 857-225-1318.
Meditation Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn the basics of grounding, cleansing chakras, opening energy fields, and connecting body and breath. Through guided meditations, breath work, and the use of crystals explore levels of awareness and states of a calm presence. $40. WithIn Light Energy Therapies and Insight, 3620 Wyoming Blvd. Ste 211, Albuquerque. 857-225-1318.