LOWCOUNTRY EDITION

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Our calendar is filled with classes, workshops and events that feed your mind/body/spirit and promote a healthy lifestyle. All submissions for the July issue must be received no later than June 10. Basic listings are a maximum of 40 words, not including the day/date, and cost $10/month. Highlighted events are $0.50/word plus $10/photo. Submit one-time calendar entries at NALowcountry.com/event-entry.html. Submit ongoing events at NALowcountry.com/recurring-events-calendar.html.


THURSDAY, JUNE 8


Awaken Your Ability. An Introduction to Mediumship – 7-9pm. Thursdays in June, June 8-June 29. This 4-part introduction to mediumship class will build the foundation and provide tools to help further develop your abilities. You'll learn the difference between psychic and mediumistic connections; connection with guides; tips to communicate with Spirit; and much more. $375. 815 Savannah Hwy, Ste 101, Charleston. 843-324-6460. Carol@CCottrell.com. AwakenYourAbilitySummer2017.Eventzilla.Net.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9


Imani Milele Choir – 6-9pm. Over 30 Ugandan orphans will be performing in song and dance at a private home and enjoying a shared meal with us. Bring a beach chair and an extra-large double yummy portion potluck dish to share. Questions? Contact geriwood1341@aol.com. Cost: One Extra-Large Potluck Dish. Hidden Lakes Subdivision, 1341 Topsail Ct, Mt Pleasant. 843-345-7061. Tish@blissSpiritualCo-op.org. blissSpiritualCo-op.org.


Pain Resilience Program - 6-7:30pm, June 10:1-3pm , June 11: 11am-1pm.  Mindful Pain Management Course with Abigail McClam, (see interview page 19). $250. Lotus Healing Centre, 232 Ashley Ave. Suite A Charleston. lotus@lotuscharleston.com. LotusCharleston.com. 
 
Introduction to Oracle Card Reading with James Mitchell – 7-8:30pm. Tarot and Certified Angel Card Reader James Himm Mitchell will be sharing his techniques to help you develop a more personal connection with your decks in this interactive presentation. Bring a favorite deck or purchase one here in Gaia's Gifts. $27. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.


 
SATURDAY, JUNE 10

Blue Gardenia, School of Esoteric Mysteries

June Workshops

Saturdays/Sundays 2-4pm. $55.

June 10 - Qigong - Martial Arts for the Non-Martial Artist - Joyce Stech, Kyoshi

June 17 - Munay Ki, Rites of the Shaman's Path - Patti Newman, Arjuna, Terry Mellot

Tuesdays 6:30-8pm

June 13 - Munay Ki, Initiation Seers Rite - Patti Newman, Arjuna, Terry Mellot

June 20 - Playing With Energy Night - Joyce Stech

June 27 - Music Night with Arjuna - Arjuna

Natsu Mura Karate & Kobudo, 125 S Main Street, Summerville. 843-875-4543. Resources Unlimited1.com


Usui Reiki Level II – June 10-11. 10am-5pm Sat & Sun. Join Maureen on a deeper exploration of Reiki as we dive into the Level II symbols, Distant Healing and the Chakra System. Class includes a comprehensive manual, Level II Attunement and beautiful certificate. Register by 6/7. Prerequisite Level I. 12 CEU. $299. Bodhi Tree Charleston, 772 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-327-4761. Maureen@BodhiTreeCharleston.com. BodhiTreeCharleston.com.


Qigong – the Intelligent Exercise – 2-4pm.Qigong is a martial art designed for wellness of the body, mind, and spirit. Qigong “intelligently” knows the dance and weave of your meridians and energies allowing for integration into your energetic body. $55. 125 S. Main St, Summerville. 843-875-4543. Joyce@Royal.Gems.org. ResourcesUnlimited1.com.

 JP Sears Book Signing Party – 7-9pm. JP shares how humor cultivates a creative mindset, defeats self-sabotage, and serves as a connector for diverse beliefs. Hang out, receive a signed book, and enjoy refreshments at the friendliest place in town with our local and lovable guru. $25 (includes signed book). bliss Spiritual Co-op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. 843-345-7061. Tish@blissSpiritualCo-op.org. blissSpiritualCo-op.org.

Mirabai Devi – 7pm. Join Mirabai Devi, international spiritual teacher, facilitator for healing, author, mentor, and Founder of the Mirabai Devi Foundation, for this Free Public Event that includes a special group healing! Free. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 760-216-1029. Info@MirabaiDevi.org. MirabaiDevi.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 12

Your Throat Chakra: Speak Your Truth – 7-8:15pm. Using modern meditation tools, learn how magical color and shape energy could help you to speak and express your authentic truth without lies or regrets. Hands-on, interactive learning environment. Free drawing for a signed piece of Chakra energy art. $20. Spa Seven, 102 Wappoo Creek Dr, Ste 7, Charleston. 843-696-4016. VibraSoulArt@gmail.com. VibraSoulArt.TicketLeap.com.


TUESDAY, JUNE 13

OM Chanting – 6-7pm. Group practice that uses the transformational power of OM to activate the self-healing potential of participants, transform negativity into positive energy, purify the local environment, and support physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. All Welcome. Facilitator: Aleksandra. FREE. bliss Spiritual Co-op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. 843-345-7061. Tish@blissSpiritualCo-op.org. blissSpiritualCo-op.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

Community Reiki Clinic – 6:30-8:30pm. The clinic is open to Reiki Practitioners and those who would like to receive. We begin with a Centering Circle followed by 15-20-min sessions. Reiki students this is for you. A great opportunity to gain experience. Love Donations accepted. Bodhi Tree Charleston, 772 St Andrews Blvd (inside Healing Oasis). Street parking or park next door at dentist. 843-327-4761. Maureen@BodhiTreeCharleston.com. BodhiTreeCharleston.com.

Essential Oils Make and Take – 7-8:30pm. Explore techniques for application, believed effects, fragrant influences and medical properties of essential oils at this fun make-and-take workshop. Facilitator: Sarah Oberdier, Independent Distributor of Young Living. FunHealthyOils@gmail.com. FREE. bliss Spiritual Co-op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. 843-345-7061. Tish@blissSpiritualCo-op.org. blissSpiritualCo-op.org.


THURSDAY, JUNE 15

Shamanic Dream Circle with Erin Sirona – 7-9pm. Immersed in powerful collective energy, we will journey deeply through Shamanic meditation. There will be an opportunity for feedback from others as well as time to share your “takeaway” at the end. $27. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.
 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16


Sovereignty and Empowerment Now – 7-8:30pm. What is sovereignty, why do you need it, and how can you find yours? Join Reconnective Healing practitioner Carmen Nash as she guides us through exercises and meditations designed to help us understand, embrace and declare our Sovereignty. $27. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.


SATURDAY, JUNE 17

Trunk Show of Peruvian Tapestries and Accessories – 11am-4pm. A beautiful variety! Tapestries are handwoven by the hands of Shipibo Medicine Women. To the Shipibo, medicinal plants are our greatest doctors and teachers. The tapestries are the stories and songs of various Amazonian plants recorded onto the cloth. Free. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.

Munay-Ki Initiations/Workshop – 2-4pm. The Munay-Ki are the Rites of the Shaman’s Path of the Q’ero nation, the indigenous people of the Andes in Peru. The class includes understanding the Rites/Rituals of the Munay-Ki and being able to pass the rites on to others. $55. Natsu Mura Karate, 125 S Main St, Summerville. 843-875-4543. Joyce@RoyalGems.org. ResourcesUnlimited1.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 20


Strawless Summer Challenge Kickoff Event – 6pm. Join us for this exciting event as we begin the Strawless Summer Challenge in an effort to help promote awareness about plastic pollution. A free screening of Jack Johnson's 30-minute film The Smog of the Sea will be included. Free. Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St, Charleston. 843-801-4686. Chair@Charleston.Surfrider.Org. Facebook.com/charlestonsurfrider.


FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Becoming Fearless: Feeling Safe within Yourself and in the World – June 23-24. 6:30-8:30pm, Fri; 9:30am-5pm, Sat. Attending to our fears is the greatest piece of work we can ever undertake in our lifetime. It leads us to our joy, which is the conscious remembrance of who we are as a spiritual being. Join us. $25 Friday night only, $250 full retreat. Lance Hall, 150 Meeting St, Charleston. 843-720-8528. Info@TheSophiaInstitute.org. TheSophiaInstitute.org/events/becoming-fearless-feeling-safe-within-yourself-and-world.

Practitioner Reiki Healing Energy Circle – 7-8:30pm. We are on a mission to create a powerful community of conscious healers devoted to awakening the greatest of human potential and to provide a supportive path for the spiritual growth of our community. $10. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.

The Emotional Route of Chronic Pain – 7-8:30pm. Join our in-house acupuncturist Tatiana Sorrentino for an empowering discussion on the emotional root of chronic pain. She will explain the energetic route emotions often take in the body and how this is treated by Acupuncture and lifestyle changes. $27. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.


SATURDAY, JUNE 24

Dances of Universal Peace – 7pm. 4th Sat each month. Mantra meditation in movement. Easy circle dances with spiritual music from many of the world religions. Fun and energizing. Donation. Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.

Spiritual Cinema Night – 7-10pm. Do you like movies with a spiritual theme or message? Do you like movies of this genre that make you think? Do you like to discuss them with others of like mind? Please join us and bring your own bowl. $10. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.


SUNDAY, JUNE 25

Truth Talk “Psychosis or Spiritual Experience” – 1pm. Dr. Mary Newton had a shattering altered consciousness experience. Spiritual emergence or mental illness? How does someone determine which it is? Donation. Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.


Ayurveda 101 – 2-3:30pm. Part I of a 4-part series meeting monthly through September. An Introduction to the Energies of Fire, Earth, Air, Water and Space. $20 in advance, $25 at door. $70 for series. Seed of Life Collective, 621 Wappoo Rd, Charleston. 843-343-6726. SeedOfLifeWellnessCollective@gmail.com. SeedOfLifeCollective.com.


MONDAY, JUNE 26

Your Throat Chakra: Speak your Truth – 7-8:15pm. Using modern meditation tools, learn how magical color and shape energy could help you to speak and express your authentic truth without lies or regrets. Hands-on, interactive learning environment. Free drawing for a signed piece of Chakra energy art. $20. Spa Seven, 102 Wappoo Creek Dr, Ste 7, Charleston. 843-696-4016. VibraSoulArt@gmail.com. VibraSoulArt.ticketleap.com.


TUESDAY, JUNE 27


Music Night with Arjuna – 6:30-8pm. Would you like to connect with the Spirit Within You –Through Music? Join us in a Celebration of Spirit through mantras and chants with acoustic guitar and Native American flute. Come Discover or RE-Discover how music can touch your soul. $22 suggested donation. 125 S Main St, Summerville. 843-875-4543. ArjunaBlueTiger@icloud.com. ResourcesUnlimted1.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29

Book Celebration - The Shark Club with Ann Kidd Taylor – 6:30-8:30pm. The Sophia Institute is happy to celebrate Ann Kidd Taylor and her first novel, The Shark Club. We welcome Sue Monk Kidd, who will make a special introduction of her daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor. Free. Lance Hall, 150 Meeting St, Charleston. 843-720-8528. Info@TheSophiaInstitute.org. TheSophiaInstitute.org/events/book-celebration-shark-club-ann-kidd-taylor.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

Clearing for Freedom with Betty Galaher – 7-8:30pm. Join Psychic Betty Galaher for the best clearing ever! She will lead both a discussion and meditation that will remove soul contracts, vows and karmic agreements. These energies may be blocking you from living your highest vision. $27. Bridge to Avalon, 757 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-974-5676. Jeannine@BridgeToAvalon.com. BridgeToAvalon.com.


Concert – Connecting to Your Soul's Essence with Monica Fuquen

Enjoy the Angelic voice of Monica Fuquen, 2015 Latino Grammy Nominee, as she soothes your soul through two hours of deep meditative states of peace and unification. Experience the Essence of Your Being through the Power of Pure Sound as it allows your energetic expression to release hindering circumstances from your life. Monica uses energy, sound and language to soothe your soul into a never-ending wave of expansion of love. This is a concert not to be missed. 

June 30 – 7-9pm.

$35 cash or check per person at the door.

Contact MonicaF.Charleston@gmail.com or 843-327-1440 for Registration.

60-Minute Personal Sessions Available upon request.


Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, North Charleston.

SUNDAY, JULY 2

Sound of the Inner Voice Workshop with Monica Fuquen – 2 to 8pm

Experience the restoration of your mind, body, spirit and emotion through the Power of Pure Sound. Receive an Initiation into Power of Pure Sound during this workshop, as Monica works with you and the group personally through the Power of Her Voice to Connect You to the Sound of Your Inner Voice. Through the use of the ancient technology of sound, music and speech, Monica transverses your chakra systems to free you from limiting life circumstances and patterns. Workshop participants report deep waves of peace, increased connection to Self, and the ability to Initiate and Heal all areas of their lives, thus shifting your immediate reality and the reality of nature, the Collective, and all of mankind alike. Please bring a pillow, blanket or yoga mat.

$165 cash or check payable at the door.

Preregistration Required. Contact MonicaF.Charleston@gmail.com or 843-327-1440 to register.

Personal Sessions Available upon request.

Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, North Charleston.



FRIDAY, JULY 21

Mindful Advocacy for Personal and Community Resilience with Heather Lyn Mann

– July 21-22. 6:30-8:30pm, Fri; 9:30am-4pm, Sat. Mindful Advocacy is a real-world, socially engaged contemplative way of being and doing that transforms suffering into joyous, compassionate action. Resilience Inquiry is a systematic approach to stopping or avoiding harm or adapting to inevitable change. Choose $50, $100 or $200 tuition level. Lance Hall, 150 Meeting St, Charleston. 843-720-8528. Info@TheSophiaInstitute.org. TheSophiaInstitute.org/events/mindful-advocacy-personal-and-community-resilience.
 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

CONNECTED Retreat – Sept 21-24. Whether you’re single or in a romantic relationship, with or without a significant other in attendance, this retreat is intended for you. CONNECTED focuses on examining and repairing the places in which we feel lonely, misunderstood, wounded and abandoned. $990. W Ashley Ave, Folly Beach. 843-209-8869. DianaDeaver@gmail.com.

EmotionalHealthCoaching.com/connected-retreat.​