TONG REN SELF HEALING CLASS TUESDAY NIGHT

California Institute of Massage and Spa Services
TONG REN SELF HEALING CLASS TUESDAY NIGHT

Class: Tong Ren Self Healing Class Series being held at California Institute of Massage & Spa Services at 772 West Napa Street across from the library.
Dates: Tuesday, July 14th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm and continues every other Tuesday evening.
Time: Every other Tues., 6:30-7:30 pm.
Cost: There is no established fee for the gathering however a donation is requested.
Instructors: Acupuncturists Phil Madden & Jennifer Jensen

Tong Ren was developed by a Qi Gong master in Boston named Tom Tam who found that acupuncture done off the body was more effective than acupuncture done on the body. He started using acupuncture “dolls” that had the meridians and points drawn on them by tapping them with a magnetic mallet. He found that you could provide general acupuncture opening and tonifying treatment on an entire group of people simultaneously. His results were so impressive, he caught the attention of Fox News and was featured on a program, along with many of his students and clients that had healed from stage 4 cancers.

So we invite you to experience this very fascinating and effective form of healing starting this Tuesday. We will start with about 20 minutes of light movement (Qi Gong) and then devote the rest of the time to the Tong Ren. You can sit or lie in meditation and just receive while Phil and Jennifer tap on the acupuncture meridians providing everyone a simultaneous acupuncture treatment.

We hope to see you Tuesday night at 6:30. If you have questions please call Sonoma Valley Acupuncture & Herb Center 707-996-6681.

For those of you who do not know about Tong Ren, please refer to the websitehttp://www.yinyanghouse.com/tongren/tamhealing_tongren_introduction.

Peace, blessings, and good health,
Jennifer, Phil, Kate & Keri

Call CIMSS at 707-939-9431 or email us at callcimss@aol.com!

California Institute of Massage & Spa Services
772 West Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476
(707) 939-9431
http://www.calmassage.com

Update from the Community Center


Sonoma Community Center


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Upcoming Events
Paula Wolfert Valentine’s Day Dinner
Merlove, A movie about Merlot
Wonderful Waterfowl Class
Membership & a Free Beer!
Drop in Salsa Workout
The Prima Trio
Vegan Potluck Dinner

Still not sure how you’re going to spend Valentine’s Day?

Time is running out to buy tickets to the Paula Wolfert Moroccan Cooking Class and Four-Course Dinner at Ramekins!

Buy your tickets now


The deadline to purchase tickets has been extended to Monday, February 9

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Moroccan Spices

Valentine’s Day with Paula Wolfert
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Class begins at 6:00pm
Dinner served at 7:30pm

Tickets: $125 each

There are still a few tickets available for what promises to be a memorable evening with notable chef and cookbook author Paula Wolfert. Paula has just returned from a trip to Morocco and will be demonstrating and teaching some of her newly acquired techniques.
After the lesson a sumptuous four-course meal will be served in Ramekins’ Vineyard Room.
Visit the SCC Website to view the full menu and purchase your tickets online today!

Tickets are also available by phone at 938-4626 ext 1 and in person at the community center office.


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Merlove

A movie about Merlot wine

Saturday, February 7
Andrews Hall
Doors open at 5:30pm, Movie at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $10

In partnership with wine sponsor Michel-Schlumberger, Sonoma Community Center is excited to host an exclusive Sonoma screening of the independent documentary Merlove. A chocolate reception will be hosted by Chaac Mol Chocolate.

Melove is a documentary about Merlot wine. The message of Merlove is that no single grape varietal should be singled out as superior or inferior to others. Documentary-style film-making is interwoven with the animation of a bottle of wine named Merlove, who must find a way to fill himself with love when aimlessly tossed into an ocean of mediocre Merlot wine. Director Rudy McClain and Associate
Producer Marisol Ramirez will be on hand to discuss the movie and answer questions.

Your ticket includes entrance into Spring Artist-in-Residence
Opening reception for KC Welch
5:30-7:30pm
Stop by to meet KC and see his large format paintings.

Tickets also available by phone at 938-4626 ext 1 or in person at the community center front desk.



sonoma ARTS + LECTURES

VOM Nature Series
Class & Field Seminar:
Wonderful Waterfowl!

Duck

Class & Field Seminar with Lisa Hug
Class: Thursday, Feb 5, 7:00pm
Field Seminar: Saturday, Feb 7, 8:30am

Learn how to identify some of the 30+ species of Ducks, Grebes, and other waterfowl recorded in Sonoma County in this workshop. The class seminar will explore Scholenberger Park and Rush Creek to observe some of the myriad of species wintering in the California coastal wetlands.

Call Sonoma Community Center at 938-4626 x 1 for more information or to sign up for this class and seminar.

Join history, tradition, your neighbors and friends and become a member during Sonoma Community Center’s
Spring Membership Drive & A Free Beer!


Join us at Murphy’s Irish Pub on Saturday, March 7 for Sonoma Community Center’s membership drive and phone-a-thon. Renew your membership or sign up as a new member and get a
free pint of beer from marvelous Murphy’s!

Drop-In Salsa Workout with DJ Steve Luther
Every Tuesday in Andrews Hall from 5:30-6:45pm you will find fun, music, and exercise with DJ Steve. “Salsa Workout” is good for your heart, your mind, your legs, and your dancing! No partner necessary. Drop in any, or every Tuesday!

$10 per class

Sonoma Classical Music Society Presents:
The Prima Trio

Sunday, February 8, 2009
3:00pm
Andrews Hall
Fee: $25 Adults / $10 Students / $5 Children 12 & Under

Grand Prize and Gold medal winners of the prestigious Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. The Prima Trio distinguishes itself with remarkable playing and the repertoire it performs.

Tickets available at Reader’s Books, Pharmaca, or the Sonoma Classical Music Society website.


Vegan Potluck Dinners at the community center

The next two vegan potluck dinners have been scheduled for Fridays on February 13th and March 13th, 2009. The dinners take place from 6:30-8:00pm in room 109.
No meat, eggs, or dairy please. Dishes should serve about eight to ten people. Please bring serving spoon and your own place setting. A donation of $4 is gladly accepted!

Also…
On Saturday, February 14th from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Cathy Fisher, host of the Vegan dinners will be conducting a Vegan cooking demonstration in room 109.

For more information about any of the Vegan activities please send an email to: SonomaVeg@yahoo.com

Andrews StatePlan your next party, conference, meeting, performance, celebration or memorial gathering at the Sonoma Community Center.

SCC rents space for all your social and business events.

Phone 707-938-4626 ext. 1 to inquire about rental possibilities.

Sonoma Community Center
276 East Napa Street
Sonoma, California 95476
707.938.4626

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Update from the Community Center

Sonoma Community Center


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cultivating community

Upcoming Events
A Day at the Opera
Dance Sonoma!
A Movie about Merlot
Upcoming Workshops
Personal Exploration
Arts + Lectures: Waterfowl

Presentation School Presents
A Day at the Opera
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Andrews Hall

Please join us for an elegant and intimate winter afternoon of opera and a tasting of wine, artisinal cheese and handmade chocolates (plus a luscious milk and brownie bar for the young at heart). Seating is limited!

Adults: $45, Children 13 & Under: $10
Tickets will be held at the door.
For more information please call: (707) 935-0122 ext 202

Dance Sonoma!ballroom dancing
Winter Ball
Saturday, January 31, 7:00pm
Andrews Hall
$15

7:00 – Complimentary dance lesson with guest instructors

8:00 – Ballroom, Swing, Latin & Nightclub Dancing with DJ Steve Luther

9:15 – Special Live Performance by Edna & Dick’s 24 person Swing Team!

Dance Sonoma! kicks off a new season this January with music provided by the dancer’s DJ, Steve Luther, and performance dancing by professional ballroom and nightclub dancers from the Sonoma region. To get the evening started on the right foot, dance instructors spend the first hour teaching the hottest new dance steps. So come on out and dance, Sonoma!

Merlove
A movie about merlot wine
Saturday, February 7
Andrews Hall
Doors open at 5:30pm, Movie at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $10

In partnership with wine sponsor Michel-Schlumberger, Sonoma Community Center is excited to host an exclusive Sonoma screening of the independent documentary Merlove. A chocolate reception will be hosted by Chaac Mol Chocolate.

Melove is a documentary about Merlot wine. The message of Merlove is that no single grape varietal should be singled out as superior or inferior to others. Documentary-style film-making is interwoven with the animation of a bottle of wine named Merlove, who must find a way to fill himself with love when aimlessly tossed into an ocean of mediocre Merlot wine. Director Rudy McClain and Associate
Producer Marisol Ramirez will be on hand to discuss the movie and answer questions.

on the same night…
Spring Artist-in-Residence
Opening reception for KC Welch
5:30-7:30pm
Stop by to meet KC and see his paintings.

Upcoming Workshops

Jewelry Making Workshop:
precious metal clayBracelets, Links and Toggles
Instructor: Mary Neuer Lee
Saturday, January 24
10:00am-4:00pm

Make a beautiful precious metal clay (PMC) bracelet. Wear it home and show it off! In this one-day workshop, students will design and create bracelets and toggles entirely from PMC. After firing, finishing, tumbling and coloring the bracelet parts, students will assemble bracelets and toggles with new, no solder link system.

Mary Neuer Lee has been a metal artist since 1969 and is a Certified Level Two PMC Instructor and a member of the PMC Guild.

Fee: $75     SCC Members: $68
Intermediate/Ages 16+
Materials Fee: $65 will be collected by the instructor at the time of the workshop. Includes 45 grams of PMC, links and finishing supplies.

Hand-Built Porcelain Basket Workshopbasket ceramics
Instructor: Kate Murphy
Saturday and Sunday, January 24-25, plus February 7-8
10:00am-3:00pm

In this workshop environment you will utilize the hump mold to form the basket shape. Coils of clay will be made by hand and with the use of an extruder. All manner of texturing will be explored. Participants will construct one complete basket, stain it, and prepare it for the final firing in the electric kiln.

Fee: $90 per workshop  SCC Members: $81 per workshop
Students must sign up for both workshops
All Levels/Ages 16+

Discover the Poetry in Your Life…
Whatever happened to Happily-Ever-After?: Themes in Adulthood
A class using poetry, collage, and memoir journaling to explore
the major turning points in our lives.
Instructors: Ann Fursman Nix, MA, CCHT and Deborah Hill, MA, MFT
Fridays, January 30-April 10, (six sessions, biweekly)
9:30am-12:00pm

Our stories are so much more than we remember and so much less than who we are.  The second half of life requires an understanding of what has gone before.  Looking back on our lives is an important task if we are to live our lives forward with renewed vision.  This class series will continue in the spring with Arriving at Your Own Door: Themes For Maturity. Participants can take the full series or any portion. Spring dates will be announced.

Fee: $140    SCC members $126
Materials list available from SCC office prior to class

sonoma ARTS + LECTURES presents
VOM Nature Lecture Series
Wonderful Waterfowl!

Class & Field Seminar with Lisa Hug
Class: Thursday, Feb 5, 7:00pm
Field Seminar: Saturday, Feb 7, 8:30am

Learn how to identify some of the 30+ species of Ducks, Grebes, and other waterfowl recorded in Sonoma County in this workshop. The class seminar will explore Scholenberger Park and Rush Creek to observe some of the myriad of species wintering in the California coastal wetlands.

Call Sonoma Community Center at 938-4626 x 1 for more information or to sign up for this class and seminar.

Andrews StatePlan your next party, conference, meeting, performance, celebration or memorial gathering at the Sonoma Community Center.

SCC rents space for all your social and business events.

Phone 707-938-4626 ext. 1 to inquire about rental possibilities.

Sonoma Community Center
276 East Napa Street
Sonoma, California 95476
707.938.4626

Well Being Expo May 2/3 – Booths Available

Hello and Happy New Year!

We are pleased to announce the dates for the next Well Being Expo: Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3. The hours are 10am – 5pm both days. We are very happy to have secured the entire weekend for our event. The November Expo was SOLD OUT and hundreds of people attended. We hope you will be able to join us in May.

The public will again be offered free admission.

Booth spaces are 8 feet wide and 5-6 feet deep. You are welcome to bring your own table or rent one of our 8 foot tables for $10. Folding chairs are provided at no cost.

Vendors who participated in our November event receive a $25 returning vendor discount.

Booth cost (this price includes both days):
Early Bird Rates, before February 15th:
Returning vendor, with rented table: $185
Returning vendor, without rented table: $175

New vendor, with rented table: $210
New vendor, without rented table: $200

Standard Rates, After February 15th:
Returning vendor, with rented table: $285
Returning vendor, without rented table: $275

New vendor, with rented table:$310
New vendor, without rented table: $300

The application may be downloaded by visiting our website: http://www.wellbeingexposonoma.com. Credit card payments will be processed through PayPal. There is a payment link on the website. You may also pay by check.

Please return the application to:
Rontor Presents
PO Box 407
Sonoma, CA 95476

Email veronica@rontor.com or phone 707-938-3418.

Booths may be shared. We STRONGLY suggest that the booth is not shared by more than two people at a time.

Photos from the November event can be viewed at this link:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7569209@N03/sets/72157610148069027/show/

Many blessings to you and see you in May!