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Saturdays, 9:30 - 11:00 am

“If a living system is suffering from ill health, the remedy is to connect it with more of itself.” —Francisco Varela The explosion of research in neuroscience confirms the importance of touch and contact for human development and well-being—for regulating our emotions and our physiology. The Rosen Method  uses recepti…

The latest buzzword in wellness these days is mindfulness and for good reason. It has been shown to reduce stress, decrease anxiety and provide a greater state of happiness and peace of mind for those who regularly practice it. With its upcoming programs and events, combined with the skills of several of its practition…

Co-written by Marsha Smith, MSW, LCSW and Margaret Olson, LMT, CMLDT, NCTMB Marsha: Bodywork practitioners would like clients to be in touch with their bodies and connect with their felt experience. We would like our clients to listen to their bodies’ signals, because we trust their bodies to give them information to g…

Co-written by Marsha Smith, MSW, LCSW and Margaret Olson, LMT, CMLDT, NCTMB Margaret: When I first began my mindfulness practice in earnest, it never occurred to me to intentionally incorporate it into my massage practice. I found that I would slip into mindfulness from time to time during massages, but I somehow belie…

Mindfulness Meditation

Nancy FloyNancy is the founder and director of Heartwood Center, director of the Women & Cancer Program and founder of Tsogyaling Meditation Center. She has been practicing acupuncture for 18 years and specializes in healthcare for women and girls. Nancy incorporates bodywork and meditation into her acupuncture treatme…

Sundays, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A weekend urban mindfulness retreat held Feb. 3-5 in the Skylight Room at Heartwood with Jonathan Hanna. For more information and to register, click HERE.

Arlene Faulk, Tai Chi, and Michelle Bobier, QiGong invite you to our CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION – Year of the Rooster Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1-4 pm, Skylight Room, Heartwood Center, 1818 Dempster, Evanston, Il. Learn about Chinese New Year traditions from Grandmaster Zhang, who has taught QiGong, Tai Chi and KungF…

Lauren is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. In addition to her private psychotherapy practice she worked for ten years in community mental health, provided clinical supervi…