Community-Wide Health Events 2016

SAVE THE DATES for free community-wide health educational events! OjaiCARES: OUR STORIES   Wed, May 4,  7 – 8:30 pm Through our artwork, writing, & sharing, learn what’s surfacing for some of us on our walk with cancer. Be inspired, touched, and even uplifted as themes of shared human experience emerge. Confounding Cancer with Immune…

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Together In Circle

Margaret Tarmy’s new group starts January 26 and will continue monthly: Together In Circle: A once-monthly drop-in Council Circle Every fourth Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm Council is a speaking and listening practice with ancient roots. It contains a focus on listening from the heart and speaking from the heart, and offers an opportunity to reflect on one’s own…

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Releasing Through Relaxation – Therapeutic Imagery

Releasing Through Relaxation – Therapeutic Imagery A once-monthly drop-in group with Bailey Gaddis, C.Ht., Certified Hypnotherapist. Bailey utilizes gentle relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, and guided imagery to replace negativity in the mind, body, or spirit with the desired positive alternative. The mind-body connection is strengthened through this work and a greater sense of calm, comfort,…

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NEW! Finding Our Center through Therapeutic Imagery

Leslie Bouche, C.Ht. Certified Hypnotherapist and Master of Therapeutic Imagery,  facilitator. Cancer and cancer treatments can bring all kinds of challenges to our peace of mind and feeling of centeredness.  This therapeutic imagery experience is designed to build and reclaim ownership of a calm center within.  Through imagery, participants are supported to reconnect with their…

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Yoga as Medicine at Sacred Space for OjaiCARES Clients

Many of us have worked with Ingrid Boulting during our cancer journey, appreciating her sensitivity and awareness of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.  A Registered Yoga Teacher and lifelong student of Healing Arts, Ingrid creates a powerful space for OjaiCARES clients to be welcomed, nurtured and to activate their innate healing capacities. The following…

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Turning up the Comfort – Guided Imagery

A once-monthly group with with Leslie Bouche, C.Ht., Certified Hypnotherapist and Master of Therapeutic Imagery.Guided imagery is a safe, gentle and loving method for reducing anxiety and tension in the body and goes a long way towards helping with discomfort. This allows the individual to begin developing a new relationship with sensation, lessening fear, and…

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Cancer as a Turning Point

A diagnosis of cancer can invite us to look deeply into living more authentically and purposefully, regardless of our prognosis. Dr. Lawrence LeShan shared nearly 40 years ago in his groundbreaking book Cancer as a Turning Point that purposeful living turns out to invite one’s immune system to mobilize toward well-being. Rather than exploring “what’s wrong,” we…

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Thursday Walks

Walk with Sheila Cohn. A pleasant brisk walk around downtown every Thursday with a great group of people.  Meet in front of the Ojai Museum at 8 a.m.

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