All August 2013 Events

8/2-8/6 — EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF COLOR. Founder of Complementary Color Therapy, Arlene Arnold, offers five days of opportunities to experience the power of color at Alternatives for Health, Sturbridge, MA. See calendar at More about Complementary Color Therapy:

8/10 — FREE, GENTLE YOGA THERAPY CLASS. Taught by Integrative Yoga therapist Alaine Amaral, RYT. Visions HealthCare, 910 Washington Street, Dedham, MA. 6pm. RSVP: (781) 232-5431.

8/11 — LUGHNASSADH OPEN RITUAL. 2pm at Tintagels Gate medieval metaphysical store. 505 Main Street, Athol, MA (978) 830-4611. Store hours: Sun 12-6; Thur-Sat 10-6.

8/13 — OPEN HOUSE AT SPA TECH INSTITUTE in Westboro, MA. Free chair massage, facials and more. Learn about classes and financial aid for qualified students. Meet students and teachers. RSVP (508) 836-8864.

8/16-18 — ANCIENT WISDOM RISING. A weekend of teachings, stories, ceremony to enliven your connection with nature and spirit. Honor and learn with wisdom keepers from around the world including Sobonfu Somé (West Africa), Eliot Cowan (Huichol/Plant Spirit Medicine), Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Tom Porter (Mohawk), Eda Zavala (Peru). Retreat to Blue Deer Center in Margaretville, NY.

8/20 — TURNING WISHES INTO WANTS. Kate Rivera, CPCC introduces the Well-Formed Outcome model and helps participants develop a model they can use personally to turn their wishes into actionable, achievable motivation-driven goals. 7-9PM. Free. (617) 479-5443. to sign up.

8/22-8/25 — THE FOUR DOORS TO FINDING REAL FULFILLMENT AND MEANING IN YOUR LIFE. With Dr. Ibrahim Jaffee. Two introductory evenings of ancient Sufi spiritual teachings in Sturbridge and Boston. Two-day workshop in Sturbridge. Contact Elisha Raczkowski at (413) 262-2395 or Register online

8/23-8/25 — 26th ANNUAL WOMEN’S HERBAL CONFERENCE. Over 35 well-known women herbalists and natural health care practitioners offering over 70 workshops for all levels of interest and expertise. Workshops, herb walks, ceremonies, drumming, music and dancing, crafts, bazaar, and more. A benefit for United Plant Savers. (802) 479-9825

8/24-25 — THE LIGHTWORKERS HEALING METHOD™ LEVEL ONE. Are you ready to be who your soul wants you to be? Level 1 in Natick, MA. Webinar, distance learning and CE credits available. Experience a free class and register at