"Spending time with you and others in the Center for Happiness community "opens" me up, lets in fresh air, new ideas, as well as reminding me of things I know intellectually but have forgotten to put into practice."
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MontHly Happiness Community Events
Latin Dance Party!
With Antonio Diaz of Rumba Northwest
Presented by The Center for Happiness
You are invited to our April Happiness Community Event!
Get ready for a joy infusion: Join us for a dance party under the instruction of Antonio Diaz.The evening will start out with a super fun, easy intro lesson and then we will follow with the best mix of Latin music and dance, dance dance! Antonio has two rules: feel the music — and have fun.
No experience or partner needed. Invite all your friends!
We look forward to dancing with you.
Friday, April 26th . 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Please RSVP by clicking here.
with John Brierley
Every Monday, up in the Ballroom, is the sweetest time.
Come on up, take off your shoes, get comfy and close your eyes. Rest, recharge and let the energy of the group carry your meditation where it needs to go.
On the first Monday of the month, John gives us the treat of a Guided Meditation.
Mondays . 5:45 - 6:30 pm
All Levels Hatha Yoga
With Jeri Lancaster
Breathe, move, stretch and be still.
Yoga helps us become aware of our bodies, so we can bring awareness to what's happening in our hearts and minds.
In this rich 90-minute class, you will balance careful attention to physical alignment with simple movements that flow with the breath. Plenty of modifications to the poses will be offered to guide you into poses in ways that add to your body's strength and ease.
Wednesdays . 7 pm
$15 drop in or $60 for 5 classes
*No class on Wednesday, May 1st
A Soft Place to Land
with Laura Lavigne
Come on up, get comfy and share in the Safety, Goofiness, Connection, Support. Read more about it here.
First Tuesday of each month . 6 - 8 pm
$10 donation please
(if you are unable to contribute $10, please bring some chocolate to refill the Center's coffers)
With Laura Lavigne and Maryn Johnson
During our Happy SKILS meetings, we will spend two hours together creating a beautiful weave of Support, “Konnection," Inspiration, Lightness and (now) Safety.
We invite anyone who operates a business in some fashion, to join us. Whether you are a teacher, a doctor, a shop owner, a community leader, you work from home, man or woman, if you work with other people, our vision is that these Happy SKILS will be a sweet and powerful asset to all of us that will leave us refreshed, inspired and fed. Everyone will add their perfect colorful thread to the rich tapestry.
Saturday, June 8th . 10 am - 12 pm
LIMITED TIME EVENTS
Luminary Workshop for Teens and Adults
with Luminary Artist Loalynda Bird
In a fun series of classes join Loalynda as she leads you in creating your own glowing work of art! Then show off your creation at the Earth Day Luminary Parade on Guemes Island.
Class 1 March 31st: Designing and creating frame and webbing
Class 2 April 7th: Creating the luminaries outer shell
Class 3 April 14th: Prepping pole and final surface design
April 27th: Earth Day Luminary Parade on Guemes Island
The day of parade you can walk onto the 8pm Guemes ferry which is approximately a 9 minute ride. The parade will start across from dock at the Guemes General Store.
Classes are Sundays: March 31st, April 7th & 14th . 2 - 5 pm
Earth Day Luminary Parade: Saturday, April 27th . 8 pm
$50 includes all classes, materials and parade participation
To Register text 818-497-0239 or email Loalynda: Loalynda@gmail.com
Essential Happiness Retreat in Portovenere, Italy
with Laura Lavigne
The Essences of my Happiness Retreats are: Beauty, Nurturing, Adventure, Safety, Joy, Connection, Growth and ... Magic.
Wherever we are in the world, I promise you a very, very special time. I will share with you what I have learned - and what I use in my every day life - in order to co-create an authentic, harmonious and contributing life.
I also promise you that you will return home with a powerful set of tools, which you will be able to use right away – as well as a brand new perspective so that you may live with more joy and authenticity.
We offer several Happiness Retreats per year, all in beautiful parts of the world, in spectacular locations and always paired up with some really great food.
This next one is is our beloved Portovenere, Italy - the honorary member of the cinque terre villages.
Portovenere, Italy: September 3rd - 13th 2019
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NOTE: MOST EVENTS REQUIRE ADVANCE REGISTRATION
Please RSVP here and if you have any question about a specific event, just call or email.