Weekly Sacred Circles
Sunday Sacred Circle
|Sundays 5-6 pm|
|A Course in Miracles||Mondays 7-8:30 pm|
|Compassion in Action||Wednesdays 10:30 am-12 pm|
|Meditation||Wednesdays 5-6 pm|
|Dream Discovery||Thursdays 10:30 am-12 pm|
|Spiritual Journey Circle||Thursdays 6-7 pm|
A Taste of Zen: Zazen and Dharma Talk
Mondays October 1 & 8 7-8:30 pm
Join us twice each month to develop the practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism, Zazen. Experience seated Zen meditation and a Dharma talk with time for questions and discussion. We will regularly meet on the first and second Mondays of each month. Guidance for beginners.
Facilitated by an ordained Zen monk, Muso Yuki.
Suggested donation $10
Compassion in Action Circle
Wednesdays Oct 3 - Dec 5
10:30 am -12:00 pm
How can we work to dismantle racism? Using the books Voices from the Bayou by BRCC Students, and Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debbie Irving, we will explore how greater self-awareness releases thoughts of “the other.” While we all harbor unconscious biases that contribute to a culture of racism, we can peel back the layers of our unconscious and awaken our Higher Self, embracing everyone as members of One Human Family.
Suggested Monthly Donation $20
Qigong/Chi Gong: A Path to Wellness
Thursdays October 4, 11, 18, 25 11:15 am-12:15 pm
Chi Gong is a powerful system of healing and energy medicine from China. It is the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate the life energy (Chi). Chi Gong practice leads to better health and vitality and a tranquil state of mind.
Facilitated by Janet Sullivan, licensed massage therapist who teaches chi gong and yoga.
Alcoholics Anonymous Open Meeting - Meditation
Thursdays October 4, 11, 18, 25 7-8 pm
Together we explore guided meditation and share our experience, strength & hope toward living a Sober Life.
Chakra Connections: Building a Foundation for Your Energetic Body
Fridays October 5-19 5:30-7 pm
Take a journey through your energy system and learn to apply this powerful wisdom to your daily life. Tina will include music, chanting, aromatherapy* and body movement to bring awareness to your balance, digestion and communication centers in this 3 class series. Bring a journal! You may want to record some connections during class. (*Aromatherapy is completely optional and offered after class.)
Facilitated by Tina Ufford, certified yoga instructor, RYT 200 through Louisiana Yoga School and licensed massage therapist.
$12 each / series of 3 $30
Open House Party:
Step Out of the Ordinary: Discover You!
Sunday October 7 4:30-6 pm
Follow the yellow brick road to The Red Shoes. Discover that the joy, peace, balance and fulfillment you seek, are within – just click your heels and experience the opportunities that await you within our supportive and inclusive community. Explore the magic: program samplings, guided meditation, creative activities and delicious delicacies. Welcome to our oasis where mind, body and spirit are nurtured.
Who Doesn't Need a Miracle?
Monday October 8 7-8:30 pm
Experience A Course in Miracles, a powerful, life-changing 365 day study suggesting a path to universal love and peace. The Course includes 12 exercises on raising awareness of love’s presence and healing relationships through forgiveness. The Course combines spiritual inspiration with a psychological understanding of belief and defense systems and perception. Attend this introductory gathering to open your heart.
Facilitated by Nic Ourso inspired student of The Course.
Food for Thought… Volunteer
Tuesday October 9 10 am-12 pm
Location: 10600 South Choctaw Dr.
No one should go hungry. Our community needs you! Join The Red Shoes caring team at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Make new friends while sorting food to
prepare for distribution. Your 2 hours makes a huge difference.
Wear closed-toe shoes / No Fee
Read Your Lips! Nourish Them, Too.
Tuesday October 9 6:30-8 pm
Did you know your lips can show you clues to your general health? In this dynamic class we will be learning a few tips on reading the lips for clues to health as well as demonstrating how to make your own lip balm from easy skin-nourishing ingredients. Participants go home with a handout of recipes and a small tin of freshly made lip balm.
Facilitated by Megan Assaf, BFA, LA- LMT #7999; WildRose Wellness Arts, INC.
Indigo Women's Enlightenment Circle
Tuesday October 9 7-8:30 pm
Calling together women of spirit. Each month enjoy themed spiritual teachings and support, discussion and guided meditation and/or sound healing. October theme: Attracting More Love in Your Live.
Facilitated by Jennifer Lauret, Reiki Master, Psychic, Trance-Medium, Hypnotherapist and Teacher and Rachel Chamness, Spiritual Counselor, Channel Medium, Reiki Master and Sound Healer.
Mustard Seeds & Water Lines
Wednesday October 10 6:30-8 pm
Author Talk - The flood of 2016 is the inspiration for this memoir by a local author, "The water may have receded from our yard, but it continued to close in on my soul, threatening to drown me…” Join us to hear about the writing process, the experiences and the woman behind this powerful story of faith rediscovered.
Facilitated by Karen Milioto, local author.
Dreams: Discover What Lies Below the Surface
Thursday October 11 10:30 am-12 pm
Have you wondered how to make sense of your dreams? Dream work opens the door to an understanding of your true nature: your life, values and relationships. Discover the significance of the images in your dreams. Guided meditation will lead us to a discussion of the messages that come from your subconscious. Receive a dream journal and begin writing in it today.
Facilitated by Joan McCaskill, Spiritual Director, MA.
Scepter of the Soul
Friday October 12 10:30 am-12 pm
Create a symbol of your sovereignty, your feminine power to create what you want for yourself and for the world. Choose images symbolic of your essence and your dreams and then carefully craft
them onto your collaged, Scepter of the Soul. Leave with a unique and beautiful reminder of your power as a woman. Instruction & supplies provided. Bring bling just for fun.
Facilitated by Pam Arnold, collage artist enthusiast.
Transformation Through Sound:
Yoga With Bowls
Saturday October 13 1:30 pm-3 pm
“The resonance of the bowls seems to grow our interior spaces.”
Enter a peaceful space of vibrational calming tones in this gentle yoga class. The therapeutic power of crystal bowls guides us as we leave the noise of life and access a sacred place of
tranquility. The tones of the bowls enrich guided yoga and meditation: sense your body harmonizing with the vibrations. All levels welcome.
Facilitated by Daniel Collins, Clayfire LLC, & Tina Ufford, Certified Yoga Instructor.
Open Mic Poetry & Music
Saturday October 13 7-8:30 pm
Celebrate the best of the arts in Baton Rouge! Enjoy a night of unique creative offerings: poetry and music to stir your heart and soul. Join our audience to experience this tapestry of talent. Stay for coffee and desserts. Musicians, singers and poets: Share your favorite works in this appreciative, supportive “coffeehouse” setting. Call early to reserve your 5-minute spot.
Fit for Fall Prevention
Tuesdays Oct 16 - Nov 6 6:30-8 pm
Wow, 50% of falls can be prevented! This class is a must. Let's have some serious fun with Toni Phillips, Director of One Up Fall Prevention. Learn sensory, stability and core strength skills as well as how to protect yourself in the event of a fall. Toni has transformed her personal experience with her own fall at work into a passion for prevention..
Facilitated by Toni Phillips, Bachelor of Applied Science - BASc, M.Ed., fall prevention practitioner.
Twin Hearts Meditation and Pranic Healing
Wednesday October 17 6:30-8:30 pm
Mid-week – mid-month stress have you down? Join us for an evening of rejuvenation and healing with energetic cleansing and meditation. We begin with light stretching followed by the “Meditation on Twin Hearts.” This nondenominational meditation promotes physical and mental well-being, as well as inner illumination. Healing sessions are offered after meditation.
Facilitated by Pat Cole & Rita Riggio and trained students of Master Cho Kok Sui and members of Pranic Healing of Baton Rouge.
Suggested Donation $10
Meditation for Self-Care with DeeDee Jones
Saturday October 20 10 am-2 pm
DeeDee Jones will walk you through simple tools to integrate meditation into your daily life. You will not only learn - but you will receive self-care and nurturing techniques including sound healing and guided meditations to bring peace and clarity into your life. Learn to breathe, focus your attention and get in touch with deeper levels of your spirit on a daily basis. Dress comfortably. Bring a yoga mat and/or pillow, if you like.
Facilitated by Delisha ‘DeeDee’ Jones, certified yoga instructor, meditation facilitator and energy healer.
Shifting and Winning: Author Workshop Intrinsic Shift by Tonia Askins and Tasha Huston
Saturday June 16 10 am-3 pm
Have you been struggling to understand the path your life has taken? Have you tried new things but still feel deeply attached to the old? Change pushes us into the wilderness of the realm outside our comfort zones. Join Tasha Huston to explore how to go through your darkest hour and what a delightful surprise awaits you on the other end. By identifying eleven key attributes of a shift, she illuminates why life shifts happen, how to handle them when they come and the best way to make sure your shift happens gracefully.
Facilitated by Tasha Huston, B.A. in Sociology and a BA and Master's in Theology and Religious Studies.