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Beginner’s Tarot Class with Gretchen Davidson

Beginner’s Tarot Class with Gretchen Davidson
Thursdays, May 31st, June 7th, & June 14th
6 PM – 8 PM
$20 a class & $55 for all three classes
Learn how to decipher the hidden energies at play in all areas of your life: career, relationships, family, and finances using the tarot. This class provides an introduction to tarot theory and to using the tarot for divination and personal development. The tarot is a naturally intuitive tool, so this class will also support you in developing your intuitive capacities. After completing this course you will be able to read tarot for yourself; helping you unlock a deeper level of self-knowledge and understanding that can benefit your everyday life in very concrete ways.
Class 1: The Major Arcana
Class 2: The Minor Arcana
Class 3: Court Cards and Basic Spreads
Gretchen Davidson, LICSW is an intuitive psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, and tarot card reader in the Mount Washington Valley. She is passionate about helping people work through past challenges and open to their divine purpose. Gretchen has a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College. You can learn more about her and her practice by visiting www.gretchendavidson.com.
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Empowerment for Women Yoga Part II

Empowerment for Women Yoga Workshop with Rebecca Klementovich Part II
Saturday, June 2nd, 1 PM – 3 PM

This is a two-hour workshop using restorative stretching and breathe work to relax the body. You will also learn some new skills by calming the “Monkey Mind,” and keeping cool in
challenging situations. How can chanting and opening up meridians line help keep us strong? To see that change outside a change inside has to happen.

Cost ~ $25

Please call 603-356-6068 to sign up or stop by the Local Grocer front desk!

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with Kellyann Linehan

This Life-Changing Workshop will Cultivate Confidence, Wisdom & More Sustained Joy!

Increase Willpower, Knowledge & Self Awareness…

Sunday, June 3rd, 1 PM – 3 PM ~$30

Yoga’s 8 limb Path to a healthy, wise, joyful, & confident you…..

What’s your WQ?

Will Quotient? Everything we need to know is already within us, we just need help unpacking……

You will learn about Yoga’s effective tools tapping into your innate wisdom through “Insightful Perception” & Ageless Effective Tools.

You have great power, the Mind is a habit making machine that you can control. Yoga’s ancient philosophies is a system of self-care, a spiritual psychology whose aim is to improve the human condition by transforming the mind…….making the unconscious, conscious

The Body is intelligent and knows exactly what it requires for optimal health from moment to moment. Remember, our bodies are brilliant and give us guidance; we just need to know what to ask and listen. Sustainability will help you maintain your happiness, you can decide, commit & act consistently.

Your Spirit is supernatural. It’s eternal and it’s individual consciousness is inside YOU and all living things! It’s that burning desire! That fire that drives you towards knowing your true self. It’s what puts a sparkle in your eye. Rumi said, “ What You Are Seeking, is Seeking You”.

Let’s Seek…………

Please Call 603-356-6068 or Stop by the Local Grocer Front Desk to Sign Up!

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Soulflower Oracle 101

Soulflower Oracle 101 with Lisa Estabrook
May 6th, 3 PM -4:30 PM ~$20

You love the flowers, and they love you back! Every flower has a special healing message for those that are willing to listen. Join Lisa Estabrook, artist and plant whisperer, for a fun introduction to the Soulflower Plant Spirit Oracle Deck. Featuring 44 plants that grow in her Maine gardens. Lisa will introduce you to a whole new way of looking at the natural world around us and using the oracle cards as a way to facilitate self-reflection, healing, and personal growth.

About me: Soulflower is my heART-based business with products that I hope will support and inspire a connection to ourselves and our planet through the power of art and flowers. Flower Power! As we learn more about ourselves, as we come home to our personal truths, as we empower ourselves, the effects not only ripple out through our personal lives but also extend to our families, our communities and ultimately to the Earth herself. What I love about my Soulflower business is that it is an external manifestation of my inner spiritual work and growth. It is my heARTs work. I am sharing my journey as I learn and grow along with nature. As my understanding of the flowers, and the interconnectivity of all of nature deepens, so does my understanding of myself. Understanding myself is empowerment. My logo is a Dandelion seed, as it is my wish to sow seeds of empowerment. Through my art, my words, my actions, I hope to inspire and empower others to realize the power of their own hearts to lead their way.

Please Call 603-356-6068 or Stop by The Local Grocer Front Desk to Sign Up!



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IET® Workshops with Linda Huitt Pathway Of Joy

IET® Workshops with Linda Huitt, Pathway Of Joy

SATURDAY, MAY 19TH, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
SUNDAY, MAY 20TH, 10 AM – 5 PM

Basic IET Training
Saturday, May 19th, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM $195 (Early Bird $180)*
Become a certified practitioner of Integrated Energy Therapy®
IET® is powerful energy healing technique that safely supports your client in releasing trauma, stress, and limiting beliefs/patterns affecting their health, energy level, and general well-being.  The techniques also imprint your client with empowerment energies.
Three levels of training and attunement are offered.  After just this first class (Basic level) you will be able to conduct both in-person and distant sessions for your clients, friends, and yourself.

In this class you will:
♥ Learn IET terminology, energy anatomy, and Basic level techniques.
♥ Receive an attunement.
♥ Both give and receive a full session.

Meet the Angels!
Sunday, May 20th, 10 AM – 5 PM $111 (Early Bird $99)*
Heal and Empower yourself with the energy of Angels.  
This workshop is perfect for those who love angels!  You will learn the special healing gift that each of nine Healing Angels brings and how this relates specifically to your life.  You will also learn a special prayer of invitation to call upon each angel.
Everyone from Angel novice to expert can benefit from this workshop.
Energetically connect with each of these Angels, in alignment with your intentions.
♥ Learn how these Angels can help in your personal journey
♥ Add an angelic dimension to your existing practice

Each class includes:
Workbook and certificate, Light snacks, Individual learning in a supportive group environment

IET Unified Program – Both Classes $285 (Early Bird $270)*
*Early Bird pricing: Register at least 2 weeks before class for a discounted fee!
©️2018 Linda Anzelc Huitt

Please call 603-356-6068 to sign up or stop by The Local Grocer Desk!

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Benefits of Hatha Yoga Stretch

Benefits of Hatha Yoga Stretch
Offered 8:15 am each Monday/Be Well Studios

There are plenty of unhealthy, thin or very athletic people who are living on processed, GMO body-building supplements and others who might be considered over-weight (large boned ? ) who drink raw milk, eat all organic and practice yoga. In many cases, size is not an indicator of health, but rather your mindset plus how many prescription and over the counter drugs you take.

This is where yoga and stretching come into play. How? Because these exercises challenge you to think about what you are doing and the benefits spill over into many areas of your life. I realize there are plenty of you out there who think intentionally while you are running on the machines, but it’s too easy to zone out or tune into the news or whatever is on the tv rather than noticing your thoughts.  Yoga and stretching are mind-body exercises because they take thought and intention. Yoga and stretching are not just about moving the body, which they do, but they have many other advantages.

What is the difference between the two?  Stretching is simply that, stretching. It’s pretty much body movement, kinesiology and lengthening the body. Yoga involves stretching, but also strength, balance and often yogic philosophy. The word yoga means union, and often the practice of yoga encourages you to form a union with whoever or whatever you desire. These are very simplistic definitions for the sake of saving space, all two practices help you become more flexible and increase your range of motion. Regardless of how you practice stretching, you’ll benefit in many ways:
• More flexibility: In the body as your muscles and ligaments lengthen, and in mind as you practice patience to achieve that length in your muscles. Building patience through stretching can help you become comfortable with stillness in your mind and body.

• Ability to manage stress:  Often we are so busy in life we don’t take time to reflect on our day and take time to understand how we are responding to daily activities or illness. Stress can be caused by many things. When you take time to slow down, stretch and become familiar with your body and mind it gives you the space to process how you are feeling and how you might be responding to any circumstances. Stretching your muscles creates a controlled kind of stress on the body when your brain identifies how to deal with this controlled stress, it teaches you skills to deal with everyday stress so you’re better prepared. This includes stress from pain, stretching in a controlled manner will help you deal with chronic pain. Often stretching can alleviate pain if it is rooted in muscles or joints that are stiff.

• Clearer thinking:  The busy-ness of life can be an obstacle to keeping healthy perspectives and actually seeing the truth. When you clear away the clutter from schedules, work and relationships it is easier to understand what your priorities are, what you can do in situations, and what you should let go of.

• Pain Management: Controlled stretching helps your mind and body deal with stress, which pain creates. Often, just moving the body helps you realize where your pain is coming from and discovering movements that can alleviate that pain. I always encourage my students to explore movements rather than just striking a pose and holding it one way. Pain management improves when you learn breathing exercises and specific stretches to ease tension in the whole body.

• Improved body awareness:  Life is busy and often our self-awareness is one of the first things we neglect. Whether it’s feelings of hunger, fatigue or pain, ignoring your body’s signals that something is wrong can become a chronic habit until something major happens. Stretching gives you the time and space to tune into your body and realize how you are feeling physically and emotionally. One of the most important elements to helping this happen is to do stretching in a relaxing environment away from any distractions that will keep you from focusing on what you are doing.

• Better sleep: When your body is tense and muscles tight, it can keep you from relaxing at night to sleep. Many of us carry tightness in our muscles without realizing it. The shoulders, back, and belly are the main areas most people carry stress. Simple stretching can help release that tension and help ease you into a peaceful night’s sleep.

• You’re less likely to get injured:  Bodies that don’t bend break. As people get older, their muscles and ligaments often get tight making it more likely they will break some bones if they fall.

• Make you happier overall:  Scientists have found that exercising only 7 minutes a day can help you feel better, lessening your chances of suffering from depression. Yes, stretching is exercising.

• Lose weight:  Stretching helps all your body systems work more efficiently. It increases circulation, gets fresh oxygen to your muscles, brain and all body systems. Your body can eliminate toxins more easily and often that results in lost weight. Weight loss with stretching is often a nice side effect of managing stress, breathing better and stretching.

• Improved balance and posture:  As your muscles become more limber, it helps your body to balance. Stretching helps you to free up areas in the body that are rigid, it is these imbalances that make our posture out of alignment. When you stretch and free up areas of tightness, it allows your body to become more symmetrical and you’ll see almost instant improvement in your posture.

What do you find is the biggest challenge in doing more stretching? Time? Instruction? Unsure how to begin? Join me at 8:15 am, Mondays at Be Well Studios. This class is for everybody, no yoga experience needed.

Daphne Miner LeMay/Balance/ DaphneBalance.com
300 RYT, Reiki I, II, III, Master & Teacher, Cert. Thai Yoga Bodywork, Cert. Children Yoga, Cert. Personal Trainer, Ayurveda Therapy

Be Well Studios Services

Grow with us at Be Well Studios, in a collaborative, artisanal setting of a truly holistic nature.  Eco-Yoga Studio – Wellness Workshops and Special Events – Community Meeting Space – Massage – Reiki – Organic Skin Care – Hypnotherapy – Holistic Personal Training.

Organic Cafe

As the Valley’s only all-natural café and deli, we’re the place to go for a creative and nutritious breakfast or lunch.  We use 100% organic produce, beans, grains, nuts and seeds, all-natural deli meats, regional cheeses, fresh made organic bread, local organic eggs, and buy locally whenever we can!  No nitrites, growth hormones, or antibiotics here!  Almost everything on our menu can be made GLUTEN FREE! Come by for breakfast and try one of our breakfast burritos, omelets, french toast, vegan breakfast bowls or breakfast sandwiches.

enjoy …..

  • an organic espresso or latte made with locally roasted, organic and fair trade coffee beans.
  • a super smoothie – fruity, nutty or green!
  • a fresh pressed organic juice
  • a lunch menu that is healthy, creative AND delicious
  • an assortment of sandwiches, soups, salads and daily specials.
  • a tasty dessert from our gluten free bakery case

We have something for the vegetarian, vegan, and the omnivore too!  All our sandwiches can be made gluten-free. …..Did I mention the free wifi – if you have to work while you eat – or at least need to check in – enjoy  really good yummy food rather than the same old  fast food…

Yoga Studio

The main studio is a beautiful space designed with both aesthetics and the environment in mind. The green guard certified cork floors make it the perfect material for yoga and dance. Punch cards and monthly unlimited yoga and meditation cards are available to use in any of our 21 weekly yoga and meditation classes.

Be Well Studios is Growing

With 9 different instructors and 21 weekly yoga and meditation classes, we have something for everyone’s schedule, experience and fitness level.