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Dr. Masaru Emoto - Consciousness & Water

Dr. Emoto Masuru

The Isbourne Holistic Centre in Cheltenham is welcoming Dr. Masaru Emoto, the world-famous pioneer into the study of the effects of consciousness on water. This is only three appearances in his UK tour. He will be speaking at the Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham. Dr Emoto’s best-selling books such as ‘The Hidden Messages of Water’ contain extraordinary photographs showing how states such as love, joy, prayer, fear and anger create dramatic changes within water crystals. Dr Emoto believes that his studies demonstrate the power of cultivating inner peace and of using our words and thoughts carefully, a teaching he calls ‘Hado’, meaning ‘moving wave’. Isbourne Holistic Centre, 3 Wolseley Terrace, Cheltenham GL50 1TH  UK 

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Medical Qigong-Part 2

Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery & Tibetan Centre is offering an opportunity for everyone interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine and the health maintaining exercises involved in Qigong, the second part of a two-weekend course. The programme in  Qigong and Chinese Medicine includes the origins, the beliefs and philosophy, current opinion, research and fundamental exercises, certain medical conditions,and therapeutic massage and relative acupuncture points. Aspects taught will cover both theory and practical. The venue is at the monastery from 26 to 28 September and the cost is £ 63.


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Yasodhara Yoga at Radha Caudet

After celebrating its 50th Anniversary last year Yasodhara Ashram has 'officially' named the unique yogic teachings offered by Yasodhara-trained teachers in venues all over the world   Yasodhara Yoga, developed by Swami Radha, is offered at Radha Caudet. See the article in the July issue of The Yoga Magazine entitled Finding Yasodhara Yoga.                                


The Call of Ancient Prayer Practices

How often people need some kind of guide when they take up a more prayerful life and want to take their longing for their relationship with God to a new level. This book, Creating a Life with God, is a good guide to use, introducing you to 12 prayer practices, covering solitude, silence, mind and imagination, your body and your creativity, and how to connect in your prayer life to nature and your surrounding community. Your travelling companions in this book range from the famous Julian of Norwich to Saint Ignatius.  We feel this is a most helpful book, clearly written, full of concise but good information about the different ways to pray, and a guide for both the beginner and the more experienced person.

Creating a Life with God
ISBN 9870857462442
Bible Reading Fellowship, Abingdon, UK 
2003/20014  Paper UK £7.99

Breathworks Mindfulness Courses

Mindfulness, an ancient spiritual practice, has been re-discovered today and has become a leading technique for getting the right balance of your mind, body, and spirit, lessening anxiety and stress and  helping you to live the life you want with confidence and in a positive way. Using simple methods on Breathworks Mindfulness courses, you learn to notice your actions, thoughts and feelings in the present moment. You learn to notice your unhelpful patterns and how you tend to repeat them, leading you to more pain and suffering. Mindfulness helps you see this and gives you the choice to change these patterns and the potential for a new way forward. At Breathworks they are passionate about teaching these mindfulness-based approaches to pain and illness and stress management. Please note these courses are not for people who are acutely ill or who wish to be passive recipients of support and advice, nor is it a substitute for professional therapy. Breathworks Mindfulness for Health Course for anyone living with pain, illness or stress that is impacting on their health. Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress Courses for anyone experiencing stress, or wanting to learn strategies to deal with the general complexity and pace of modern life.

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Try Something New!

Spirit & Destiny magazine says: Why not take yourself on a vision quest? This is a native American tradition where you go off somewhere secluded in the countryside, and send time fasting and meditating. It gives you a chance to revive your spiritual energies and can be an opportunity to get insight into your life purpose. You can get some great ideas for secluded stays from The Good Retreat Guide.


Get fit, have fun and raise vital funds for the Restart!
Event: Run To The Beat  When: 14th September 2014   Where: Wembley, London
Restart Africa has been lucky enough to secure 10 guaranteed charity places at this years Run To The Beat 10k in Wembley Park, London. We'd love you to run for us and it couldn't be simpler, (apart from having to run 10k).
Run To The Beat is a unique running experience  due to the fact that along the entire course you will be motivated along by world class DJs playing live sets. And it doesn't end there because at the finish is a huge live music event with household names playing for your entertainment.If you'd like one of our places for this amazing running/music event, or you simply want more info then please email and pledge to raise a minimum of £300 sponsorship to help the kids at the Restart. Check out the images below from previous Run To The Beat events or click on the link to go direct to the event website.

Lineage of Light Healing Retreats

Lineage of Light Healing Retreats are about a spiritual healing journey into the Heart of Your Life — Opening the channels from the Sacred Wisdom of the Body to the Mind and new channels of communication from your Soul. They are lead by Jody Mountain, Student of Kahu Abraham Kawai'i and provides a combination of Kahuna Sciences, Lomi Lomi Nui (Kahuna Bodywork), Ancient Wisdom and Cellular Healing. The following retreats are on offer for this year:Canary Islands Healing Retreat including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences, May 25-30, 2014; Ireland Retreats • 2014 including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences June 6-11 and June 16-21, 2014( prerequisite needed); Toronto Healing Retreat including Lomi Lomi Nui & Kahuna Sciences July 18 - 23, 2014

The National Widowers’ Organization

Every person's grief process is unique, but studies have shown that men suffer many feelings which would appear special to their gender.

With insight and compassion, The National Widowers' Organization was founded by a group of widowers who found solutions in their grief through a men’s support group. The satisfaction from this process led to the creation of a site and a national advocacy for programs that support men in bereavement. They are not organized outside of America yet but hopefully in the future this will happen. Meanwhile if you are a bereaved man, then go to this website for information and explanations that will help you now and toward hope in your future.

Sam Feldman, founder of the National Widowers' Organization was recently interviewed by Dr. Zoë A. Lewis, MD on Hope Through Knowledge, Talk Radio for Caregivers. Dr. Lewis explored the background behind Sam Feldman's efforts to help widowers and discussed ways to help them and their families. You can listen to the interview here on the NWO website

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