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Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Heartwood Center – Skylight Room 1818 West Dempster Street, Evanston, IL 60202 Please join Corinne Peterson and Myrna Weinman for an afternoon of NIA, Yoga, and Yoga Nidra in celebration of the Autumn Equinox!  Through movement and meditation, we honor the harvest seas…

Bring someone to this life-changing event! Learn how men and women can regain their quality of life regardless of age, thanks to Hormone Optimization and bioTE Medical. When: Thursday, August 10 7:00pm to 8:00pm Where: Heartwood Center, 1818 Dempster Street, Evanston Light refreshments will be served. Hormones control…

Drew Gerber, a Northwestern University Joutnalism student, shot video of my Monday Tai Chi class and interviewed me about my experience with Tai Chi as a student and teacher. We welcome Northwestern students into Heartwood to mutually enhance and further education, through various media, about the benefits of holistic…

We are delighted to announce Rinpoche’s schedule teachings for her visit to Ösel Ling, August 16-21. We invite everyone to join us for this precious opportunity. Teachings will be held at 181 Dempster St., Evanston, IL. All are welcome. Full Week of Teachings (includes all sections listed below) $250 | $280 beginning J…

Come celebrate Summer by getting your chi flowing at these special Heartwood seminars! Whether you take one of the seminars or both, you will feel the benefits of these beautiful Chinese martial arts forms. Seminar One: Summer Chi Gong for the Heart This is a special Chi Gong form created by Grandmaster Zhang, based on…

Please join Corinne Peterson and Myrna Weinman for an afternoon of NIA, Yoga, and Yoga Nidra in celebration of Summer!  Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Heartwood Center, 1818 West Dempster Street, Skylight Room During these warm months, everything is growing and alive, soaking in the vibrant, radiant, l…

TIMES: Saturday, June 3rd: 9:30am – 5:00pm Sunday, June 4th: 9:30am – 4:30pm Special Note: On Friday, June 2nd 6:00pm: Lopön Barbara will lead the June 2nd Friday night Gateway class at 6:00pm. TUITION: Through May 24: $125 / 112.50 (members) Beginning May 25: $135 / 121.50 (members) (Monthly contributors receive an ad…

When : May 31st from 6-8pm at Heartwood Center There are now 41 qualifying conditions in Illinois for which patients can use medical cannabis. Do you have questions? If so, we can help. This session will give you an in-depth look at The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.  Recommended for adults who want to obta…

Calligraphing the Heart Sutra, Taught by Lopön Helen Berliner The practice known as “copying the Heart Sutra” is traditionally revered as a way, or path, to actually becoming the wisdom embodied in the words. Like music, the meaning of the Heart Sutra is universal and readily accessible to anyone willing to listen. Its…

A Public Talk by Lopön Helen Berliner Contemplation, from the Latin contemplari, literally means “within a space to see clearly.” The space is the mind of meditation. It accommodates the good, the bad, the complex, and is a source of unconditional creativity and joy. What is clearly seen in that space is the bigger pic…