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Writing From The Soul
Join ROBERTA JONES, shamanic energy practitioner and psychotherapist, as she shares selected poems from her book "Copal and Jade," which reach into and touch the soul. She will also lead a centering journey to help you write from that deep place of soul connection, the heart of creative flow.
This monthly free program of the Alliance For Holistic Living begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 and will be held at the Vernon Community Arts Center in Vernon at 709 Hartford Turnpike (I-84 Exit 66, corner Route 30 & Center Road), (860) 432-2081. No reservations necessary. For more information on the Alliance see their Organization Profile.
Healing Spirit Expo
On Saturday, April 19, from 10-4, the Healng Spirit Expo will be held at the Holiday Inn in Enfield. The day will be filled with educational and inspiring workshops, metaphysical readers, aura photography, healers, music and products for purchase. Then visit with their vendors and shop for beautiful stones, jewelry, crystal and Tibetan bowls, music, angel statues, Raku pottery, original artwork and photography and so much more.
There will also be a special evening event at 6 p.m. with Messages from Spirit from four gifted women offering messages of hope and love: Barbara Hardie, Priscilla Bengtson, Maika Baillargeon, & Heather DeLusso.
» For more details.
On Monday, April 21 join MARION PORTER/SINGING HAWK & THE ELDERS, in a program of Channeled Drumming. Marion will draw from a past lifetime as a Cherokee medicine man named Singing Hawk, who was the drum keeper for a group called The Elders. Marion uses her drum to work between her past and present lifetimes. While drumming above a person's chakras, she hears The Elders singing. She channels specific healing beats to balance and clear blockages, which The Elders refer to as Freedom Drumming.
Sponsored by The Guild the program begins at 7 p.m. and is held at the Center For Progressive Therapies, 192 Hartford Road in Manchester. Cost: $15. Go to The Guild website for more detail on the program.
Passings: Karen Affricano
KAREN ROSE AFFRICANO, 72, of Manchester, passed on April 4 after a short illness. She attended local schools, graduating MHS, and earned her Associate Degree in Science from MCC in Certified Addiction and Grief Counseling.
Karen's 30 year career in mental health and addiction disorders began as a counselor for the CT Dept. of Corrections, a position she held for over eleven years. Since 2008 she was a counselor with the Hockanum Valley Community Council in Vernon and served on the Board of Directors at the South Park Inn Homeless Shelter and Plimpton House in Hartford. Karen was also a founding member of the Alliance For Holistic Living.
She was the devoted and loving partner of Mederic "Med" Daigneaut and is survived by two children.
» Go to full News story and obituary.
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
On Saturday, April 26, from 10-3, the 16th Annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day will be held on the Colchester Town Green. More than 20 Tai Chi and Qigong teachers will present 30 free classes in these ancient Chinese martial and healing arts. You’ve heard about the benefits of these practices before and here’s an opportunity to find out what the excitement is all about.
For details, class and demonstration schedule, go to website.
Psychic Fair @ C4PT
On Sunday, April 27, from 9:30-4, the Center For Progressive Therapies in Manchester will hold its quarterly Psychic Fair.
There will be astrology, Tarot and intuitive readings plus mini massages, reflexology, demos, spa services and lectures as well as vendors and exhibitors.
» Go to flyer for more information.
Finding Your Way Around The Website
There is a lot of information on Conscious CT. We've tried to arrange it logically, but we keep adding new pages and you might have trouble finding something specific. For an overview of the website read Tour of Conscious CT. For a listing of all pages on the website see our Site Map. Or search our site using a specific name or phrase.