"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
San Juan Islands Happiness Sprinkling tour!
Our August Happiness Community Event is going to be SO MUCH FUN - and YOU are invited!
A whole day of ferry rides, Sprinkling Happiness and I'm sure... ice cream.
Some of us can do the whole tour (Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Lopez-Orcas-Anacortes) and some of us can jump on and off.
All you need is to wear a bright yellow shirt and be ready to light people up!
Here is the full schedule.
As you respond, let us know where you will be joining us and how many of you.
8:40am - Meet at the Anacortes Ferry (ferry leaves at 9:00am)
10:10am -Arrive in Friday Harbor
Sprinkle Happiness - Explore the Farmers Market!
11:35am -Leave Friday Harbor
1:00pm - Arrive on Lopez
Sprinkle more Happiness- at the ferry dock.
1:30pm - Leave Lopez
1:45pm - Arrive on Orcas
Sprinkle again - Go into town to explore, have lunch, play!
5:15pm - Leave orcas
6:20pm - arrive back in Anacortes with a full heart!
Can you just feel the FUN already?
All right, who's in?
Everyone is invited - no previous experience necessary!
Saturday, August 17 at Anacortes Ferry Terminal
8:40 AM – 6:30 PM
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
*** Class is on SUMMER BREAK the rest of August an will resume again September 2nd***
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
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)
SoulFlow - Meditation and Movement
with Katie Earley
SoulFlow explores both meditation and movement. Experience the quiet stillness of meditation followed by mindful dance. Connect with your light and nurture your body, mind and soul through the sacred practice of meditation and dance.
First Friday of each month . 6:30 - 8 pm
Sept 6th, Oct 4th, Nov 1st, Dec 6th
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 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, October 12th . 10 am - 12 pm
LIMITED TIME EVENTS
Essential Happiness Retreat in Bali, Indonesia
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.
Suka Cita - Essential Happiness Retreat in Bali.
April 15 to 25, 2020
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The Map of Relationships
with Al Turtle
Friend and relationship guru Al Turtle is coming back to the Ballroom to share his very enlightening Map of Relationships, as well as a few other important pieces.
After years of working with Al, Laura says that she is continually awed at the power of clarity that comes from viewing The Map, understanding its universal wisdom - and applying it to our own life, right away.
Whether you are in a new relationship, not in a relationship or have been in a relationship for decades, we invite you to come on up and gain some life-changing insights.
October 12th, 2pm - 5pm
$25 per person
NOTE: MOST EVENTS REQUIRE ADVANCE REGISTRATION
Please RSVP here and if you have any question about a specific event, just call or email.