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November 18-19, 2017 in the Skylight Room Yogarupa Rod Stryker returns to the Chicago area to present “The Art and Science of Personal Practice,” a weekend of classes that focus on the stages of yoga practice. Join Yogarupa to learn how to master the balance of power and wisdom, both internally and externally, in order…

A day long retreat with Janis DeLuca Saturday, November 4, 2017 ~ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Do you yearn to be the heroine of your life story? Are you standing at the threshold of change? Do you feel despair, anger, or fear by what’s happening in the world in these challenging times? If yes, join Janis in a sacred circle of wo…

7-8 PM on Thursday October 5, November 2, November 30, and Tuesday January 30 in the Skylight Room. Inviting a ritual of release through dancing in honor of full moon energy to a varied playlist. Be barefoot, listen, honor, release, and dance again. Class ends with a short shamanic journey (meditation to drum or rattle…

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 First session: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Doors will open at 5:30. Please knock) Second session: 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm ( Doors will open 7:15. Please knock).  Rate: $50.00 per session. You can pay cash or check at the venue or book online: http://abdy.info/when-and-where/sessions If you pay through PayP…

“The 5 Best Exercises for a Healthy Body” and “Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls” These two separate on-line headlines caught my attention a couple weeks ago. Caught my attention enough to stop, read and then research the original source. The “5 Best Exercises . . .” article first appeared on a Facebook page a Tai Chi tea…

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…