Events & Classes

March & April 2018

Please note: Events may be cancelled or changed in some way. Please call the workshop contact person to register and to verify the claswww.healthtouchnc.coms is available. All classes listed are held at the Health Touch NC LLC in Durham, NC. See the Contact web page for directions to Health Touch. Many classes are NCBTMB approved for contact hours.

 

Events & Classes
Descriptions

The descriptions below include the locations where the event will be held:
the
CONFERENCE CENTER (at the side of the 400 building - Suite 405) or
the
COMMUNITY CENTER (at the side of the 500 building - Suite 505).

 

You can also see the reservation calendar for
each center using these links:

 

Community Center Reservation Calendar

 

Conference Center Reservation Calendar

 


GENTLE NIA CLASS WITH KATE FINLAYSON, NIA EDUCATION TRAINER
LOCATION: Conference Center
DATE: All Thursdays unless otherwise indicated (on-going)
TIME: 2:30 - 3:30pm
EVENT FEE: First class FREE (Drop in: $15; class cards: $60/5 classes, $100/10 classes)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Kate at 919-985-KATE (5283) or email her: kate@NatureNia.com
DESCRIPTION: Come and experience the JOY of Gentle Nia and discover mind/body/spirit/emotion wellness! For all levels and ages, this class is a self healing practice that combines the energies of dance, martial arts, and yoga. For over 30 years, Nia has brought us a safe, effective cardiovascular workout that conditions the whole body gently and appropriately for Every Body. Uplifting universal music helps guide you to move in a way that is natural for you and brings awareness via the sensations of your body. Why not treat yourself to a loving way to heal in community with others in pleasure-Nia, a "no-pain" technique that is The Body's Way!

 

 


A GATHERING OF HEALERS
LOCATION: Community Center
DATE: First Friday of each month
TIME: 9:15am - 11:30am
FEE: $3 suggested donation
CONTACT: Judith Winston at 919-906-3528
Part I (9:15am – 10:15am): Special Speaker: Each month we have a different healer speak on a topic of their choice for 40 minutes. Anyone can sign up to give a presentation.

Part II (10:30am – 11:30am): Networking: This is a great opportunity to share briefly about your work. Bring your business cards, fliers and brochures, meet other practitioners in our area, and discover how we each uniquely support our community's health and well being. Everyone gets a chance to speak for 3 minutes. You are cordially invited to bring a friend with you and attend either or both parts of this gathering. Light refreshments are delightfully served and Networking continues after our presentations.

POSITIVE BIRTH MOVEMENT WITH JOANNE DAHILL
Location: Community Center
Dates: First Saturday of each month (Apr 7, May 5, Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1)
Time: 10:30am -11:30am
Event fee: Free
No Reservation required
Contact information: Joanne Dahill at journeyofmotherhood.com
Description: This Positive Birth Movement group provides a welcoming space for people to come together to share ideas, thoughts, feelings and information about pregnancy and birth. It is a facilitated discussion group. A ‘peer to peer group’ that promotes the equal exchange of information between all the individuals in attendance.


MEET THE DOULAS OF THE TRIANGLE DOULA COLLECTIVE WITH JOANNE DAHILL
LOCATION: Community Center
DATES: First Tuesday every other month (2018: March, May, July, September, November)
TIMES: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
EVENT FEE: Free event
CONTACT: triangledoulacollective@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.triangledoulacollective.com
DESCRIPTION: Our members have been working together since 2009 and are some of the most experienced Doulas serving the Triangle. We have over 75 combined years of experience and have provided Doula care to more than 1,200 families. We are a group of seven Doulas, each with independent businesses. We provide back up to one another in order to provide complete support to our clients. Offering consistent and reliable backup to one another and our clients has allowed each of us to continue supporting families with vitality and passion. Please join us for a lively and informative gathering so that we can introduce ourselves to you and answer any questions you may have.


STRAIGHT TALK SUPPORT GROUP WITH BESSIE ELMORE
LOCATION: Community Center
DATES: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
TIMES: 7:00pm-8:30pm
EVENT FEE: $3
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Bessie Elmore at 919-699-4093 or email: thelady54@aol.com
DESCRIPTION: Do you have a loved one in prison? Do you need to talk and be heard? Are you feeling stressed about this and need to find answers? How do you handle the return of this loved one to the family? These and other questions relating to this topic will be discussed. This support group may be just what you need!

A WOMAN'S COURAGE: EVERYDAY CHOICES WOMEN FACE TO PRACTICE COURAGE (and why it's so hard)
WITH N G COLLINS
LOCATION: Conference Center
DATE: Saturdays, March 10 (Part I) & 24 (Part II)
TIME: 1pm - 2:30pm
EVENT FEE: $45
Registration Required
CONTACT: ngcollins26@yahoo.ca

DESCRIPTION: In the midst of current public issues around women, one fundamental question is raised--Is this courage? Do I have it? What is the cost? In this workshop (Part I) we will discuss what courage is (and what it isn't). We'll review societal mores taught young girls that limit courage or make it seem only for heroes or heroines. In workshop (Part II) we'll hear our own stories and everyday experiences in which courage is called upon. Collectively, we will develop responses that best fit who we are and want to be on our life journey, where courage is essential. Group size limited: Minimum of 5.


GOING PRO: HOW TO START (OR IMPROVE) YOUR OWN PROFESSIONAL READING PRACTICE WITH BETH OWL'S DAUGHTER
LOCATION: Conference Center
DATE: March 24, 2018
TIME: 11am-4:30pm
EVENT FEE: $77.00
Reservation required
CONTACT: Beth Owl’s Daughter: beth@owlsdaughter.com
WEBSITE: https://www.owlsdaughter.com
DESCRIPTION: Calling all readers, astrologers, clairvoyants, healers, dream interpreters...Are you thinking about going pro with your divination or intuitive services? Or wishing you could take your current practice to the next level? This is the workshop you've been waiting for! Especially if the thought of "business" gives you the heebie-jeebies!


THE GRANDMOTHER TREE: INSPIRED JOURNAL RETREAT WITH JUDITH WINSTON
LOCATION: Community Center
DATE: 4th Tuesday of every month
TIME: 9:30am - 12:30pm
EVENT FEE: $25 (HTRPs $20) (includes all materials)
RESERVATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Judith: judithjwinston@hotmail.com or text 919-906-3528 for reservation
WEBSITE: www.healthtouchnc.com
DESCRIPTION: Using objects, poetry, affirmations or other prompts, we will discover how these stimulating exercises reveal and affect our beliefs and how we view ourselves and our world. The use of color & imagery brings new insight to the work. All materials will be provided. No writing experience necessary but a desire to explore the art of writing is helpful. If you already have a visual journal, bring it with you. If not, one will be provided for you. (Limited to 8 participants)


MEET THE DOULAS OF THE TRIANGLE DOULA COLLECTIVE WITH JOANNE DAHILL
LOCATION: Community Center
DATES: First Tuesday every other month (2017: March, May, July, September, November)
TIMES: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
EVENT FEE: Free event
CONTACT: triangledoulacollective@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.triangledoulacollective.com
DESCRIPTION: Our members have been working together since 2009 and are some of the most experienced Doulas serving the Triangle. We have over 75 combined years of experience and have provided Doula care to more than 1,200 families. We are a group of seven Doulas, each with independent businesses. We provide back up to one another in order to provide complete support to our clients. Offering consistent and reliable backup to one another and our clients has allowed each of us to continue supporting families with vitality and passion. Please join us for a lively and informative gathering so that we can introduce ourselves to you and answer any questions you may have.

GENTLE NIA CLASS WITH KATE FINLAYSON, NIA EDUCATION TRAINER
LOCATION: Conference Center
DATE: All Thursdays unless otherwise indicated (on-going)
TIME: 2:30 - 3:30pm
EVENT FEE: First class FREE (Drop in: $15; class cards: $60/5 classes, $100/10 classes)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Kate at 919-985-KATE (5283) or email her at kate@NatureNia.com
DESCRIPTION: Come and experience the JOY of Gentle Nia and discover mind/body/spirit/emotion wellness! For all levels and ages, this class is a self healing practice that combines the energies of dance, martial arts, and yoga. For over 30 years, Nia has brought us a safe, effective cardiovascular workout that conditions the whole body gently and appropriately for Every Body. Uplifting universal music helps guide you to move in a way that is natural for you and brings awareness via the sensations of your body. Why not treat yourself to a loving way to heal in community with others in pleasure-Nia, a "no-pain" technique that is The Body's Way!


A GATHERING OF HEALERS
LOCATION: Community Center
DATE: First Friday of each month
TIME: 9:15am - 11:30am
FEE: $3 suggested donation
CONTACT: Judith Winston at 919-906-3528
DESCRIPTION: Part I (9:15am – 10:15am): Special Speaker: Rod Echols of Sound To Health will speak to us about sound healing and demonstrate experientially how sound can dramatically promote health and healing. Part II (10:30am – 11:30am): Networking: This is a great opportunity to share briefly about your work. Bring your business cards, fliers and brochures, meet other practitioners in our area, and discover how we each uniquely support our community's health and well being. Everyone gets a chance to speak for 3 minutes. You are cordially invited to bring a friend with you and attend either or both parts of this gathering. Light refreshments are delightfully served and Networking continues after our presentations.


FROM PAIN TO WELLNESS WITH Qi Gong Master Lama Somananda Tantrapa
LOCATION: Conference Center
DATES : Saturday & Sunday, April 7 & 8
TIMES:10am - 6pm each day
EVENT FEE: $297
Registration Required
CONTACT TO REGISTER: Barbara-Lynn Freed, info@TransformationalStudies.com or Lama Tantrapa, Tantrapa@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://PainBodyHealing.com
DESCRIPTION: Come join us for this enlightening workshop where internationally known Chi Gong Master Lama Tantrapa will teach you how to heal your pain body by: Alleviating back & body pain easily, quickly & effectively; Release tension & experience natural energy flow in areas where you feel pain most; Relaxing; reducing stress & increasing strength, endurance & vitality; Learning the keys to increase balance, flexibility & spinal health. Discover the principles of energy awareness that will help your mind & body collaborate in your healing process.

POSITIVE BIRTH MOVEMENT WITH JOANNE DAHILL
LOCATION: Community Center
DATES: First Saturday of each month (Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7, May 5, Jun 2, Jul 7, Aug 4, Sep 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1)
TIME: 10:30am -11:30am
EVENT FEE: Free
NO RESERVATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Joanne Dahill at journeyofmotherhood.com
DESCRIPTION: This Positive Birth Movement group provides a welcoming space for people to come together to share ideas, thoughts, feelings and information about pregnancy and birth. It is a facilitated discussion group. A ‘peer to peer group’ that promotes the equal exchange of information between all the individuals in attendance.

INTRODUCTIONTO AURA SOMA: RECONNECTING TO YOURSELF THROUGH COLOR WITH MINDY SCHRAGER
LOCATION: Community Center
DATE: 4/7/18
TIMES: 1:00 - 3:30
FEE: $34
RESERVATION PREFERRED
CONTACT: Mindy SCHRAGER: mindy@systemsofchange.com and 508-941-8925
DESCRIPTION: Aura-Soma is a natural method that combines the energies of color, plants and crystals. As you select from the color combinations which speak to you energetically, it takes you on a journey of self-discovery. Come explore a new dimension in color, with exercises to awaken new awareness.

THE GRANDMOTHER TREE: INSPIRED JOURNAL RETREAT WITH JUDITH WINSTON
LOCATION: Community Center
DATE: 4th Tuesday of every month
TIME: 9:30am - 12:30pm
EVENT FEE: $25 (HTRPs $20) (includes all materials)
RESERVATION REQUIRED
CONTACT: Judith: judithjwinston@hotmail.com or text 919-906-3528 for reservation
WEBSITE: www.healthtouchnc.com
DESCRIPTION: Using objects, poetry, affirmations or other prompts, we will discover how these stimulating exercises reveal and affect our beliefs and how we view ourselves and our world. The use of color & imagery brings new insight to the work. All materials will be provided. No writing experience necessary but a desire to explore the art of writing is helpful. If you already have a visual journal, bring it with you. If not, one will be provided for you. (Limited to 8 participants)

 

updated: 01/10/18

Terms and Conditions

 

Each practitioner sets their own terms and conditions.  Generally, sessions range from one to two hours. This may include the intake session, bodywork and session feedback. Be prepared to fill out a health history form at your first session.

 

Most practitioners require twenty-four hour notice to cancel an appointment. Speak with individual practitioners regarding session charges. Most practitioners will require clients to pay for an appointment that is not cancelled without twenty-four hour notice. Most practitioners require payment upon session completion. Please make your check payable to the individual practitioner.

 

Although these practitioners are located in the same office, they are separate businesses and are not in partnership with Health Touch NC LLC or with each other.