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July 2018

The Lost Art of Good Conversation

July 19 • 6:30 pm - August 23 • 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 23, 2018

Open Sky Shambhala, 783 Grant Street
Eugene, 97402
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Come explore Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's new book that offers simple, practical advice to help us become better listeners and appreciate the people around us and the lives we are living. In our world of smart phones & connectivity, we are all in constant touch with one another. So why are so many people feeling burnt out, distant from colleagues, and abandoned by family & friends? Each session of this class includes guided meditation, a talk or reading of the chapter,…

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August 2018

Movement for Memory: A Dance Class For Your Brain

August 14 • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 14, 2018

Park Blocks and Hifi Music Hall, 44 E 7th Ave
Eugene, 97401
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A low-intensity interactive movement lesson for all people, informed by the DanceAbility Method. Jana Meszaros, Master DanceAbility teacher, will guide the group through a series of simple activities, and Rich Glauber’s lively music will accompany the 35-minute class.

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Meditation class

August 14 • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 6, 2019

Learn how to use meditation to improve our daily lives and develop lasting inner peace and happiness. This class begins and ends with guided meditations that are suitable for both beginning and advanced practitioners. A teaching will also be given about the meditation based on Buddhist texts. Please feel free to drop by for any class. All are welcome!

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Altruism Book Study Group at Saraha Nyingma Buddhist Institute

August 14 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 16, 2018

Saraha Nyingma Buddhist Institute, 477 E. 40th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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Over a ten-week course starting Tuesday, August 14 at 6 pm, we will read through Matthieu Ricard's 700-page tome  "Altruism the Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World" and meet at Saraha each week (Tuesdays at 6) to discuss our findings and strategize ways to enact its message in our lives.  Attending the weekly reading assignment, there will be weekly homework on this book. Everyone welcome, mid-course drop-ins welcome, free attendance, pls procure and bring your own book, available on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Altruism-Power-Compassion-Change-Yourself/dp/031620823X For…

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Permaculture Design Course at Lost Valley

August 15
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An event every week that begins at 3:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 15, 2018

Lost Valley Educational Center, 81868 Lost Valley Lane
Dexter, 97431
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Permaculture is an ancient/modern design science for working with the forces nature to provide for human needs (Ex. food production and housing) while not degrading the ecosystem.  The Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course is the global standard in permaculture education, and includes 72 hours with instructors plus a design project. This course covers permaculture ethics & principles, observation and patterns in nature, how to design, water on the landscape, plant systems, using animals, natural building, forestry, appropriate technology, energy, a group design…

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Working with Emotions

August 15 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
783 Grant St Open Sky Shambhala, 783 Grant Street
Eugene, 97402
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This is a 5 week course beginning August 15, 2018 Confused, wild emotions can dominate us in obvious and subtle ways. Without suppressing feelings or acting them out, Buddhist meditation works with emotions directly. The energy of emotions becomes the basis for developing wisdom and compassion. The ground is experiencing the pain and confusion of emotions, and looking for a way to work with them. The path or process of working with emotions is explored. The fruition leads to further…

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Meditation class – How to Transform Your Life

August 15 • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

In depth study of Buddhist topics starting with the text How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Guided meditations are part of the class. A free ebook is available for download at: How to Transform Your Life.  Previous experience is not necessary and drop ins are welcome. You will gain the most from this class if you make it a regular part of your weekly schedule.

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Friday Night Sound Healing at Pura Vida Glamping Getaway

August 17 • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

Pura Vida Glamping Getaway, 45560 South Gate Creek Road
Vida, 97488
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Enjoy healing crystal bowls tuned to the powerful frequencies of our bodies in a gorgeous natural setting at Pura Vida Glamping Getaway. Bring a yoga mat or cushion to lay on for a 30 minute blissfully relaxing and transformative experience by the Mckenzie River.

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Richard Gilewitz Guitar & Ukulele GillaCamp

August 19 • 8:00 am - August 20 • 5:00 pm
Quality Inn and Suites, 5188 Wittenberg Lane NE
Keizer, 97303
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GillaCamp Oregon Guitar and Ukulele Retreat in August 2018 will be a unique Music Experience that is fun, inspirational, and invigorating. Hosted by Uptown Music of Keizer, Oregon and veteran master teacher, composer, and fingerstyle guitar wizard Richard Gilewitz, the GillaCamp Guitar and Ukuklele Retreat is the player's answer to turning over common frustrations while learning or perfecting fingerstyle techniques, overcoming fears and insecurities, rekindling the passion for learning new tunes, and rediscovering the joy of guitar, plus the opportunity for both guitar and ukulele players…

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Family Yoga on the Farm!

August 19 • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Every Sunday All Summer
Agrarian Ales, 31115 W. Crossroads Lane West
Eugene, OR 97408 United States
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Come join us EVERY SUNDAY until the end of Summer for Family Yoga out on our beautiful farm! There will be many instructors from our local Eugene Yoga coming out to guide you and yours through a relaxing and fun farm-yoga experience! $18 registration per adult Kiddos are Free!!! **Includes one 12oz. Farm-Fresh Brew & one 12oz. Farm-Fresh Soda for a refreshment after the class! ** As this is a unique venue for a yoga class, we invite you to…

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Art of Nature Photography Workshop

August 19 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emerald People’s Utility District, 33733 Seavey Loop Rd.
Eugene, 97405
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Join Professional Nature Photographer Dave Stone for this two-session workshop (Aug. 19, 1-5pm and Aug. 23, 6-8pm) and learn how to express your connection to the natural world with photography. The workshop will emphasize composition, with a minimal discussion of the technical aspects of camera operation. The first session will include 2 hours of classroom time and 2 hours at the nearby Friends’ property, Turtle Flats, a recently restored wetlands wonderland. Participants will be encouraged to continue practicing skills throughout the…

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Leger Lessons Paint the Farm

August 19 • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Agrarian Ales, 31115 W. Crossroads Lane West
Eugene, OR 97408 United States
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Leger Lessons have expanded to Agrarian Ales! Join Megan Leger for a beautiful lesson in landscape allowing you to take a piece of the farm home with you.  Classes are designed for anyone and everyone who wishes to let their inner artist shine! It's going to be a Sunday Funday like you've never celebrated before with live music, food carts and even a yoga class will be available in the morning! Price includes all materials and students of age may…

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