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Natural Awakenings Sarasota / Manatee / Charlotte

May 2021 Calendar of Events

EVENTS


SATURDAY, MAY 1

Move Better, Feel Better 2021 Feldenkrais Summit - May 1-10. It started as Feldenkrais WEEK. Now it's 10 Days of Interviews with a panel discussion to follow. Along with FREE Awareness Through Movement Lessons. Take a look at all the Summit Offers! Sign up for Free! https://www.feldenkraissummit.com/?affiliate=bonniekissam


SUNDAY, MAY 2

The Universal Service - 10:30am. With Rev. Basira, Anna Gomez, “A Time For Reflection.”  Inward reflection and inquiry can serve us during the remaining two thirds of this year. What have I experienced during this unique year? What does my heart yearn for? How do I envision the rest of 2021. This weekly egalitarian service celebrates all of humanity’s religions on a single altar. On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/812208049  Password: RTI2020. For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/. For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839.


THURSDAY, MAY 6

Spiritual Principles for Covid Recovery - 7pm. Explore universal spiritual principles that are keys to open into a new expression and experience in life as we evolve through Covid. Learn ways to discover, choose, attract and create more freedom, fulfillment and peace in our lives every day. Fee is $10, presented online on Zoom. Please contact Jim at [email protected] or 941-330-5031 to attend. 

FRIDAY, MAY 7

A Universal Service - 2pm EST. With Rev. Tara Muir and other Reverends from Rising Tide International, honoring the Centennial Anniversary of the Universal Worship Service, our weekly egalitarian service. Join us in our global wave of celebrations on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/99249870462. Meeting ID: 992 4987 0462. Passcode: 435819. For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/ For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839

SATURDAY, MAY 8

Special Gallery Event – 2-4pm. Presented by well-known Psychic-Medium, Teacher, Lecturer Diana Mier, winner of the Sarasota Psychic Award Challenge. Born into Spirit service, Diana will bring loving and precise messages from Spirit and loved ones to each person in attendance.  Please make your reservations early as seating will be limited to 15 attendees. Reservations required by call or text to Diana 941-488-0833. We are providing separated seating and all CDC requirements are being met. A $25 donation is requested.  Center for Metaphysical Fellowship, 3231 Gulf Gate Drive, Suite 204. Sarasota, 941-266-8435, http://www.cmfsarasota.org/ Facebook is CMF of Sarasota.

 SUNDAY, MAY 9

The Universal Service -10:30am. With Rev. Aisha Carol Rosenbaum, “Celebrating Mother’s Day.” We celebrate the Divine Mother of All, as we also honor our Mother Earth. Included is the Hindu Devi Prayer, honoring the many aspects of the Divine Mother. This weekly egalitarian service celebrates all of humanities on a single altar. On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/81220 8049  Password: RTI2020. For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/ For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839. 

Move Better, Feel Better 2021 Feldenkrais Summit Discussion – 6pm. Bonnie K of Sarasota is a panelist discussing the 4 interviews of the day with the theme 'Move your Brain' conducted by Lavinia Plonka. View Move Better, Feel Better 2021 Feldenkrais Summit here: https://www.feldenkraissummit.com/?affiliate=bonniekissam Sign up for Free!

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12

Viva LA Breathing – Online 6:30-8:30pm. A Touch to Inform seminar online. Through the Feldenkrais Method® learn how mobility and action support breathing, while optimally breathing supports posture. 2 CEs for LMTs. Breath is central to our well-being. A fully functionally aligned spine supports breathing while exploring different ways to breath can support spinal alignment. Explore how engaging your attention to your breathing mechanisms (rib cage, spine and diaphragm) you can drastically improve your posture, movement and life. Bonnie Kissam, 941-360-2248, [email protected],  https://touchtoinform.com/product/viva-la-breathing/

THURSDAY, MAY 13       

Double Pyramid Activation Workshop – 7-9pm.  Lead by Robert Austin, you will lie under the Copper Frame Pyramids, infused with energy of large Stones of Selenite, Rose Quartz Sodalite and Crystals for ten to fifteen minutes. Tibetan Bowls will be played to experience the Sacred Geometry and Amazing Healing Energy, in a dream-like state of relaxation.  Guests will share their observations of what they perceive, during this period. There will be two Double Pyramids set up for this event. We are providing separated seating and all CDC requirements are being met. Reservations Needed. Call or text Robert at 941-822-9046. A $25 donation requested. Center for Metaphysical Fellowship, 3231 Gulf Gate Drive, Suite 204, Sarasota, 941-266-8435, http://www.cmfsarasota.org/ Facebook is CMF of Sarasota. 

Dowsing ‘Practice’ Class – 7:30-8:30pm. Please Bring your Dowsing Rods with you. Love offering. Davis Hall @ Sarasota Center of Light, 2727 Browning St., Sarasota, 941-953-6620, https://www.sarasotacenteroflight.com/

 

MONDAY, MAY 10 

Meet the Angels of Integrated Energy Therapy Taught by Dr. Cynthia Higgins, MD – 1-6pm. What do you need help with changing in your life? Why not ask the Divine intercessors and messengers for help and support and insight. Learn how to open your heart to hear, feel, see and sense angel presence. “Meet the Angels of the Healing Ray” is an experiential workshop in which we will connect with at least 9 angels dedicated to healing of our human condition. These 9 angels are an integral part of a hands-on healing modality called Integrated Energy Therapy®. Connecting with these angels offers an opportunity to understand what is being offered to humanity as a tool for our spiritual evolution. This class requires no prerequisites other than the willingness to receive. $175. Reserve: https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota. 

SUNDAY, MAY 16


Holistic Medically Supervised Weight Loss Event! – 10am-1pm. With Dr. Cynthia Clark, AP, Dr. Denise Baker, MD, and Natalia Garcia, RD. You will learn: The root causes of weight gain (spoiler – it's not just your food, and it's not just your hormones.) What needs to be measured to effectively diagnose this. What happens in your body when your need for blood sugar medication decreases, and why you need medical supervision. How to short circuit emotional triggers for eating. At Longevity Wellness Clinic, 528 48th St Ct E, Bradenton, Fl, https://longevitywellnessclinic.com/ 941- 923-9355.

 The Universal Service - 10:30am. With Rev. Tara Muir, “Loving Kindness.” The service is about finding and being at ease in one’s own true nature.  On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/812208049  Password: RTI2020. This weekly egalitarian service celebrates all of humanities on a single altar. For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/ For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839.

Free Community Sound Bath for Collective Community Wellness - 4-5pm. Free Sound Bath Concert offered by The OM Shoppe at Phillippi Estate Park in Sarasota. Relax back into a Crystalline Sound Bath led by the professional sound therapy practitioners and musicians of The OM Shoppe & Spa. The OM Shoppe provides over 50 different instruments for this amazing sound immersion in nature. Drift into this vibrational immersion of sound, expertly composed with certified practitioners & musicians trained in the science of sound. Free to the public; love donation can be made to Streets of Paradise at StreetsofParadise.org which provide comfort to the homeless. It is recommended to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early; bring a blanket- Phillippi Estate Park is located at 5500 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For more info, contact The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota, https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19

Healing with Feminine Energy Taught by Dr. Jenna Peterson, AP - 7-9pm. Learn the skills of feminine energy cultivation, direction/distribution for youthfulness and healing. Learn ancient energy medicine techniques and skills you can immediately utilize and continue to develop over time. Regular practice will bring a relaxed and youthful appearance, soothe anxiety, and reduce body pains and tension. $55. Reserve: https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota.

THURSDAY, MAY 20

The Freedom and Fulfillment of the Divine Feminine - 7pm. Explore the beauty and benefit of accessing, expressing and experiencing the energy of the Divine Feminine. Learn ways, whether you are male or female, to bring more balance, harmony, freedom and grace into your life. Fee is $10, presented online on Zoom. Please contact Jim at [email protected] or 941-330-5031 to attend. 

FRIDAY, MAY 21

 Regain, Maintain Lifelong Agility - Seminar LIVE in Sarasota and Online – 5-8pm Friday through Sunday 4pm. If you could feel more agile, what would you be able to do? Would you crawl more with your grandchildren or walk more pain-free?  Do you think it is possible to sense space and agility and find yourself moving more youthfully? Through Lifelong Agility you will discover ways to work with the unique patterns you have developed that limit your movements and find many variations that enhance your abilities. Dr. Feldenkrais’ Awareness Through Movement® lessons, are used throughout along with individual demonstration and partner work. Bonnie Kissam, 941-360-2248, [email protected]https://touchtoinform.com/product/lifelong-agility-seminar/

SUNDAY, MAY 23

The Universal Service - 10:30am. With Rev. Zan Benham, “Graduating to A New Paradigm” May marks the season of graduations all around our country. For many, it marks the end of one undertaking, and offers a breather before the next one, with time to contemplate, let go and unfold. It is thus with our spiritual quests as well.  On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/812208049  Password: RTI2020. \ For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/ For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

Crystal Singing Bowls for Personal Wellness @ The OM Shoppe & Spa Taught by Zen Seraphine - 7-9pm, May 26th or Sept 22nd or Dec 15th 7-9pm. Learn how to play a quartz crystal singing bowl for optimum benefits. Discover the transformative power of sound therapy, and how a crystal singing bowl can enhance your quality of life! Learn how to play a crystal singing bowl with nuance, finesse, energetic sensitivity, and confidence for personal energy work, and to develop or enhance your personal meditation practice. $125/pp. Reserve: https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota.

THURSDAY, MAY 27

Meditation, Mindfulness, and Focus “Turn off that Monkey Mind!” - 7:30-9pm. ZOOM Class with Rev. Lisa Johnson. $20. Register & Pay at Sarasota Center of Light 941-953-6620  (M-F 9am-12noon) or at https://www.sarasotacenteroflight.com/

SUNDAY, MAY 30

The Universal Service - 10:30am. With Rev. Kismet Weeber, “Harmony and Disharmony.”  God called by many names, and translations is the one true love behind all religions. This weekly egalitarian service celebrates all of humanities on a single altar. On Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/812208049  Password: RTI2020.   For Rising Tide, 5102 Swift Rd. Sarasota, https://risingtideinternational.org/ For info Rev. Zan, 941-922-7839  

PLAN AHEAD

 

MONDAY, JUNE 7

Four Part Chopra Primordial Sound Meditation Course Taught by Maria Schaedler-Luera, Ayurvedic Health Counselor, Certified Chopra Center Meditation Instructor - 4-6pm, June 7th, 14th (by appt), 21st & 28th. What can I expect from taking this four part primordial sound meditation course? Learn Primordial Sound Meditation led by certified Chopra Center meditation instructor Maria Schaedler-Luera. Primordial Sound Meditation is a time-tested meditation technique dating back thousands of years to the Vedic traditions of India. Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon have revived this ancient process and made it available in a format that is easy for anyone to learn. https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota. 


 ONGOING


SUNDAY

 OM Shamanic Sound Journeys with Resonance - 4th Sunday of every month. Sold out for over 2 years! You will experience a blend of, shamanic drumming, rhythm, crystal singing bowls, rattles, tuning forks, vocal toning, electric violin and more in a coordinated and orchestrated fashion to help improve participants well-being. Clinical Hypnotherapist Beth A Snyder begins your journey by gently inducing a hypnotic state. Then your journey into sound begins. Consider your intention now. Tickets: https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota. 

Unity of Sarasota- 9am. Live service at the labyrinth. Bring your chair and wear a mask. social distance is in place. Check website for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Christian Spiritualist Sunday Morning Services - 10am. Old time camp meet style service, guided meditation, healing, presentation of truth and mini spirit message for each person. Private or group readings available daily by appointment. Contact Rev Shari. Church of Light, 2408 43rd Ave. West, Bradenton, 941-751-5683.

Sunday Service at CMF - Each Sunday morning service we are offering spiritual healing, an inspirational talk, messages from spirit, and an ever-important environment of fellowship.  Leave refreshed and inspired to start the new week. We feature a variety of speakers and spirit message bearers throughout the year. We are providing separated seating and all CDC requirements are being met. Center for Metaphysical Fellowship, 3231 Gulf Gate Dr., Suite 204, Sarasota, 941-266-8435, http://www.cmfsarasota.org/ Facebook: CMF of Sarasota. 

Unity of Sarasota- 10:30am. Services available on the Web and Facebook Live. The Sunday Celebration service includes a message and lively music. Check website for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Sunday Morning Celebration Service, Zoom Live - 11am. Join us as we come together as a spiritual family and community, sharing our love and light for ourselves, for each other, and the world. Be a part of sharing the energy and illumination of our hearts and souls together through conversation, music, meditation, a talk and an affirmation. Sarasota Center of Light, 852 S Tuttle Ave. 941-953-6620, https://www.sarasotacenteroflight.com/

Center for Spiritual Living Cultural Coast - 11am. Virtual Gathering Via FaceBook & YouTube Live. Join us the first Sunday each month for a contemplative/meditative experience. The rest of the month is a bit more lively - always an inspiring message based on the Science of Mind (New Thought) philosophy, featuring local & internationally known musicians. Contact Rev. Theresa Fieberts 941-376-0177, http://cslculturalcoast.org/


MONDAY

 Living Spiritual Circle - 11am and 5pm. Circles via zoom with Rev. Suzi. Check website to sign up and for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Feldenkrais with Bonnie K - 5:45pm. Online! Awareness Through Movement classes:  Lessons (in chairs/on floor) are designed to quiet non-working habitual patterns, invite you into a process for learning and offer experiences for more efficient movement. Ongoing classes $65/4 movement lessons w/replays. 941-360-2248. FeldenkraisInSarasota.com. Register with Bonnie at: FeldenkraisinSarasota.com/Sarasota-Classes-Feldenkrais/  

Candlelight Sound Bath Meditation with Becky Moriarty - 6pm. During these crazy, stressful, weird, unbalancing times of life self-care is super important. There is no better way to relax, de-stress, take time for ourselves & boost our immune systems then with Sound Healing. The use of crystal bowls, Himalayan bowls, other deep-vibrational instruments plus intention can balance dissonant frequencies and bring them back into harmony. $20. Book at https://www.wildgingerapothecary.com/ Wild Ginger Apothecary 6557 Superior Avenue Sarasota, 941-312-5630. 

Pub Theology - 6:30-8pm, the 2nd Mon. of the month available on Zoom. With Rev. Amy Zehe. Bring your Spiritual questions. Contact R[email protected] for Zoom meeting instructions. Go to website for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Learning to Connect Classes at CMF - 7-9pm. Join Susan Houliston and guest instructors every Monday & Tuesday to learn techniques for connecting with Spirit. Students are given the opportunity to practice lessons to develop their skills and each class will end with healings by the “WE” for all attending. Discussions will follow. $10 donation is requested. Please refer to the CMF website http://www.cmfsarasota.org/ for description of the programs offered for each weekly class. Reservations needed, so call or text Susan at 941-266-1696. We are providing separated seating and all CDC requirements are being met. Center for Metaphysical Fellowship, 3231 Gulf Gate Drive, Suite 204, Sarasota.  

A Taste of Feldenkrais, Class on Essentials - 7pm online. The mindset of Feldenkrais Essentials is to Inquire and ask questions. This is a TIME for NO striving. We simply ask you to be quiet and notice, BE and discover, how much more potential you have when you learn to ‘move with attention’, and, with the purpose to learn and expand!  941-360-2248, FeldenkraisInSarasota.com.

 

TUESDAY

The Lightness of Walking, for Better Balance and a Pain Free Walk, Online - Twelve Feldenkrais’ Awareness Through Movement lessons chosen to help YOU RE-DESIGN your walk. Over the years injuries, habits and illnesses have moved us away from that youthful, well-balance walk. Learn to re-embody the basic elements for walking in your own home for 6 weeks. Learn to fine tune your alignment, balance and coordination – the ABCs for Walking. You will need a chair and carpeted or padded spot on the floor and a computer, or mobile device with a camera. Sign up for free – Ebook, The ABCs for a Better Balanced, Pain-FREE Walk  FeldenkraisInSarasota.com/Free-Ebook-and-Videos-Registration/  For more information, current dates, times and registration, https://lightnessofwalking.com/,  941-360-2248. 

Living Spiritual Circle - 3:30pm. Circles via zoom with Rev. Suzi. Check website to sign up and for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/


WEDNESDAY 

Feldenkrais with Bonnie K - 9:45 or 11am. Online! Awareness Through Movement classes:  Lessons (in chairs/on floor) are designed to quiet non-working habitual patterns, invite you into a process for learning and offer experiences for more efficient movement. Ongoing classes $65/4 movement lessons w/replays. More info, 941-360-2248. FeldenkraisInSarasota.com. Register with Bonnie at: FeldenkraisinSarasota.com/Sarasota-Classes-Feldenkrais/  

 Free Healing Clinic - 4-6:30pm. Our Masters tap into the Divine Source of energy to balance and heal your being. Relax and enjoy this renewing and enlightening experience. Love Donation Appreciated. Angel Ministries, 2269 S Tamiami Trl, Venice, 941-492-4995,  https://www.angelministriesfl.org/

OM Crystalline Vibrational Immersion – 7pm, every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Join us for this beautiful form of deepened relaxation! The OM Shoppe professional Sound Therapy Practitioners bring you these beautiful multi-instrumental sound baths to guide you into a deepened place of stillness and peace. Discover the magical way that sound can help ease you into a meditative state, and heightened mind-body awareness! Tickets: https://theomshoppeandspa.com/ or call 941-706-3257. The OM Shoppe 4801 S. Tamiami Tr #5 Sarasota.

Unity of Sarasota - 7pm. Weekday service with music and inspiration. Services available on theWeb and Facebook Live. Check website for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Healing, Intention and Meditation Zoom Live - 7pm. Join us for a time of healing, connection and meditation. Let us all come together and experience the energy and inspiration that can make such a powerful difference in our individual lives. Will be offered on Zoom. Sarasota Center of Light, 852 S Tuttle Ave. 941-953-6620, https://www.sarasotacenteroflight.com/


THURSDAY


Living Spiritual Circle - 4pm. Circles via zoom with Rev. Suzi. Check website to sign up and for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Bentleys House - 7pm, 3rd Thurs of the month. A safe place to express your grief from loss of a pet. Contact R[email protected] for Zoom meeting instructions. Reservations required. Unity of Sarasota, 3023 Proctor Rd., Sarasota,  https://unityofsarasota.org/


FRIDAY 

Living Spiritual Circle - 11am. Circles via zoom with Rev. Suzi. Check website to sign up and for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/


SATURDAY 

Sarasota Farmers Market - 7am-1pm. Rain or shine. Established in 1979, the market continues its tradition of serving the community with local produce, plants, prepared foods and artisans. They currently have a full market that includes 70 vendors and 5,000 sq ft of produce and plants. 1592 Main St from Lemon Ave to Selby Five Points Park, Downtown Sarasota. 

Central Sarasota Year-Round Farmers Market - 8am-1pm, rain or shine. Every agriculture vendor at the market (fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, etc.) is a grower or farmer, not just a reseller. The Florida House, 4454 S Beneva Rd, Sarasota. 

Bradenton Farmers’ Market - 9am-2pm. Over thirty-five vendors offering locally-grown fruits, vegetables, plants, organic products, fresh seafood, prepared foods, as well as the s of local artists, craftspeople and musicians. 1005 1st Ave W, Bradenton. 941-932-9440. http://www.realizebradenton.com/our_vendors

Downtown Bradenton Farmers’ Market - 9am-2pm. Features a special activity including guest chefs, raffles, arts & crafts vendors, children’s activities. Old Main St, Downtown parking/free on weekends. Dogs on leashes welcome. 941-744-7484. 

Psychic Fair - 10am-3pm. 2nd & 4th Sat. Are you searching, questioning and seeking answers? Choose from some of the best Intuitive Artists in the area. See what your future holds. Complimentary refreshments. Private Readings $1/Min. Angel Ministries, 2269 Tamiami Trail, Venice, 941-492-4995,  https://www.angelministriesfl.org/

The Third Testament? - 11am. Introduction to the life work of Martinus. Live Stream with chat questions. Free. 941-462-3177, http://thethirdtestament.info/

Living Spiritual Circle - 1pm. Circles via zoom with Rev. Suzi. Check website to sign up and for other classes available on Zoom. 3023 Proctor Rd., 941-955-3301,  https://unityofsarasota.org/

Sound Healing Meditation with Ed Russell – 5pm, 1st Saturday of every month. Sound bowls have a centuries-old tradition throughout Asia to awaken and refresh those in sacred spaces. You will feel the vibrations move throughout your body, allowing conscious and unconscious information to come to you. $20. Book at https://www.wildgingerapothecary.com/ Wild Ginger Apothecary 6557 Superior Avenue Sarasota, 941-312-5630.

 

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HOUSECLEANING. Enjoy your free time and let us do what we do best: Housecleaning to your healthy satisfaction. Call Paula for a free estimate 941-320-4052.

ADVANCED CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY.  Advanced Clinical Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy is available in Sarasota. Specializing in healing trauma and coping with life transitions. https://www.la-alza.com/

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCED HOUSE SITTER AVAILABLE. Attention SARASOTA SNOWBIRDS. Available dates: May 15th through September 30th. I am reliable, responsible and dependable. I can provide excellent reputable references. Contact Nichell at [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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