Lion’s Den Café 11th Anniversary Jerk Fest, 12-7pm. Live entertainment, great food & beverages. 651 East 15th (Kingsway/Fraser).
Indian Head Massage Weekend Course commences 7pm. Course Fee: $350 + HST. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818,
Lighthouse Spiritual Centre: Community Day 10-6 Psychic Fair, 11-4, $20/15min. reading. Danish Community Centre, 17672-57th Avenue, Cloverdale. BBQ, Silent Auction 604-539-0770, www.lighthousespiritualcentre.ca
Common Ground Special Events: Geoff Olson Live! “LightTime: A Natural History of Illumination.” Using cartoons and graphics, artist and writer Geoff Olson examines how science and spirituality may find common ground through one seemingly simple, yet greatly puzzling phenomenon: light. Vancouver Public Library, Lower Level, Alma Van Dusen Room & Peter Kaye Room, 7:30pm. Tix $12/adv., $15/door. Call Common Ground:
HEALTH -Through Higher Spiritual Learning. In this world of riots, strikes and bad news that constantly assaults our five senses - There is Hope! Wednesday September 15, 7:30 Barclay Manor, 1447 Barclay, Vancouver.
Introduction to Foot Reflexology commences Certificate Weekend Training Course. Introduction 7.30 pm $10; Course $350. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818 www.pacificreflexology.com
Vancouver Satsang Retreat with Greg Marian. Awaken to and embody the timeless Truth of who we really are. Satsang inquiry, guided meditations, dialogue, silence. www.MeetingsInBeing.org
“The Power of Self-Inquiry” retreat with leading satsang teacher Mooji live on skype and on DVD; www.swanwickcentre.ca / 250-744-3354 (Victoria).
SEPT 17, 18, 19, 20
Doug Duncan Sensei: 4 public talks by Canadian-born meditation master. 7:30pm, Sacred Space Studio, $20 per talk: www.muditabc.org,
Wolfsong Chanting Circle - Autumn Equinox Celebration: Saturday, September 18, 7-10pm. Participate singing sacred healing chants from the Spirit of the Land. At Vancouver Multi-Cultural Society, 1254 W. 7th. By donation. Earthsong Healing Circles. 604.418.9636.
Rosen Method Weekend - Journey of Self Discovery: Special opportunity to experience Transformative Bodywork with Mariette Berinstein, Certified Teacher. $318 includes lunches. Lodging available: $37/night Cascadia Centre, Roberts Creek BC. Info/register: www.RosenMethod-Canada.com, 1-877-885-0179.
Meditation for Planetary Peace on the Full Moon, Thursday, September 23rd at 7:30 PM. 2950 Laurel St, Vancouver.
SEPT 23 & 25
Language of Divine Communication: Teachings from the animals & ACIM with Shiri Joshua, M.A. Talk $20 workshop $120. firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 604-644-4447,
Burns Bog Gala with motivational speaker Ray Zahab. An evening to recognize environmental greatness with local cuisine, awards ceremony, auction and entertainment. Tickets at www.burnsbog.org or call 604-572-0373.
“Truth is a Pathless Land “ retreat/study of J.Krishnamurti’s teaching with Mark Lee, KFA director; www.swanwickcentre.ca / 250-744-3354 (Victoria).
Introduction to "The Work" of Byron Katie, Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Unity of Vancouver, 5840 Oak Street. Full day workshop teaches how to use this powerful process of inquiry. www.theworkcanada.com
Run with Ray at Jog for the Bog: 5km, 10km or 40km run with ultramarathoner Ray Zahab. Online registation at www.burnsbog.org or call 604-572-0373.
SEPT 30-OCT 3
Yoga Conference and Show: 4 days, 30+ master teachers, 108 classes. Vancouver Convention Centre. Registration: www.theyogaconference.com See display ad.
SEPT 30-OCT 15
Vancouver International Film Festival. Films from 80 countries on 10 screens. Online program available Sept. 12. Tickets, passes & discount packages on sale at the Visa Advance Box Office September 12, 1181 Seymour St. or online at www.viff.org
Introduction to Hand Reflexology commences Certificate Weekend Training Course. Introduction 7.30 pm, $10; Course $350. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818 www.pacificreflexology.com
Burns Bog Public Tour: Learn about the history, geography, ecology and environmental importance of Burns Bog. Great family outing. Bring your rubber boots! 10-12pm. $5 each. Registration required. 604-572-0373 or email@example.com.
The Great Classical Joint Reunion / Jam 8pm, Ironworks, 235 Alexander St. Performances by Vancouver jazz artists & tribute to the Joint’s owner Andreas Nothiger who nurtured local jazz for 20 years. Tickets & details: www.coastaljazz.ca/concert/great_classical_joint_reunion.
Common Ground Special Events presents a talk and Q&A with Selling Sickness co-authors Ray Moynihan (author of the new book Sex, Lies & Pharmaceuticals) and Alan Cassels. Details TBA in our October issue.
OCT 16-17 & OCT. 23-24
Become A Certified Life Coach: Build on your existing skills and life experiences. Vancouver: October 16-17, Kelowna: October 23-24.
1 (866) 455-2155, www.certifiedcoachesfederation.com
Laughter Yoga Certification Training: Train to be a Laughter Leader and fill your life with fun and friendship. No yoga experience necessary. www.thesmilingyogi.com/training.htm 604-267-2789.
Chemical Sensitivities? Chronic Fatigue? Fibromyalgia? Recover through neuroplasticity – the brain’s innate ability to
change and heal itself.
Victoria Oct. 22-24
(Vancouver Nov. 3–5) Cost $ 995 (Early bird $895)
Dynamic Neural Retraining System. www.dnrsystem.com
How to Respond When Someone You Love Has been Traumatized: Featuring leading expert Dr. Christine Courtois. JIBC New Westminster Campus, 7- 8:30pm. Registration required: 604.528.5608.
More than Entertainment - Dr Wayne Dyer, world renowned Author and Speaker will show you how to find your life’s purpose and your true sense of fulfillment and joy. Experience “The Shift: Moving Ambition to Meaning”. 7pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Tickets available at Ticket Master.
Centre for Spiritual Living: Join us every Sunday @ 11 AM for spiritual teachings and great music at #08 1880 Triumph Street (at Victoria Drive), Vancouver. Info: 604-321-1225, www.cslvancouver.com
SOS (Science of Spirituality): See Resource Directory listing in Spiritual Practices for schedule in Richmond, Vancouver & Victoria. 604-277-1247.
All Welcome. www.sos.org
Potluck Event & Garden Party! Join us at 7pm the first Tues. of every Month for an organic, homemade potluck dinner. Bring something creative & enjoy our community garden in the parking lot. Ethical Kitchen, 1600 Mckay Rd., North Van. 604-988-6280. www.westonaprice.org
Reflexology Student Clinic 6-10pm. One-hour sessions $20. By appointment only. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818.
Align yourself with the positive energies of the universe. Every Wednesday 7pm, YWCA, Room 411, 535 Hornby St. 604-317-2747
www.santmat.net Always Free.
ACOA Adult Children of Alcoholics and/or dysfunctional families 12 step recovery. Meet to share your experience and recovery. 604-878-8500. www.adultchildren.org