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This program will provide accessible, straightforward, and practical information to inform and educate the general public. There will be a short presentation followed by a time for questions. Our intention is to help people prevent or resolve common problems and enhance their ability to achieve personal goals. This program is free and open to the public. You can RSVP via email to or by phone to (415) 459-5999 x101.

March 14, 2011: "Dreams, What are they Good For?"
presented by Jacob Kaminker, MA & Michael Grubb

What are dreams? What are they good for? How can my dreams bring meaning to my life? How can I deepen my relationship with them? This presentation aims to create a better understanding of how dreams can be harnessed for self-discovery. We will discuss some useful tools for dream recall

April 11, 2011: "Relax, Restore, Recharge: An Introduction to Reiki"
presented by Christine Cannavo, CMT, RMa

Reiki is a wonderful way pause, decompress and restore balance to our harried systems. This quick introduction will touch briefly on the basic concept of Reiki which is a innate healing method that restores and balances the entire body/mind/spirit system. The participants will also learn how to give themselves a quick self-Reiki session.

June 13th, 2011, 6:00 – 7:00 pm : “Transgender Variant Communities”
presented by Amanda B. Elder, MA

This hour- long session will provide a stimulating forum in which to:

  • Have your questions answered
  • Share your knowledge and/or personal experience of gender
  • Attendees will be given a list of resources in the Bay Area

July 18, 2011, 6:00 – 7:00 pm: “Energy & Somatics: A Simple Grounded Approach to Energy Work”
presented by Christine Cannavo, CMT, RMa

Join us for this introduction to the Chakras: how to work with them to reduce stress & promote healing. This program is designed to:

  • Create an introductory understanding of why energy work is not so “woo woo” or mysterious, but actually relates directly to the anatomy and physiology of the body
  • Teach simple methods to begin to explore and work with energy

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