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NOVEMBER 2017

Sat. 11/11 @ 7:30p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5 members; $10 general public; kids free; please advise if you need a dru


DECEMBER 2017

Sat. 12/9 @ 7:30p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum.

 WORKSHOPS


BEGINNER YOGA

6 weekly classes

Wed 5-6:15p 2/22 to 3/29

Wed 8-9:15p 2/22 to 3/29

Sat 8a to 9:15a 2/25 to 3/25

$81

Took BY I and want to take it again? You’re not alone; it’s not uncommon to retake as you delve deeper or want to kickstart your home practice. 

$72 Repeater Discount

PAST EVENTS

APRIL 2017

Sat. 4/8 @ 7:30p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum

Fri. 3/28p: Middle Eastern Rhythms workshop Led by members of Gypsy Funk Squad; bring your darbuka, bandir or other frame drum. If in need of a drum, message the Bharati Carla at agardenofhealing@gmail.com.9p: Dance Party w/ GFSBring a friend, bring a dancing scarf, have a great time in a clean and sober space! All ages welcome.

Both events= $15


MARCH 2017

Sat. 3/11 @ 7p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum

Sun. 3/265p: Drum n Dance Workshop w/ Raquy Danziger- DarbukaBasic to intermediate Middle Eastern percussion techniques; dancing w/ zills (finger cymbals) to ME rhythms. Great for music & dance enthusiasts and professionals alike!  *MUST SIGN UP*7p: Raquy Danziger & Dum in concert- fantastic Turkish music concert

$36- Workshop$20- Turkish Music Concert w/ Tea & Desserts
$50- Both workshop + concert
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**Bring a friend and SAVE more!
Workshop for 2 = $60
Concert for 2 = $30
Workshop + Concert for 2 = $80

FEBRUARY 2017

Peace. Love n Drums WeekendSat. 2/117p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum

Sun. 2/12 Couples’ workshopGong Sound Healing, Journey Dance, Men’s/Women’s Soul-work groups
Sat. 2/183:30p Self-work for Soulmates WorkshopLearn to heal the Self with meditation & energy cleansings! Come into and live in the highest version of yourSelf- the greatest gift for you and those you love. Led by Reiki Master Karen.

5:30p AromaFlow for PartnersJoin Bharati Carla & friends for an easeful, all-levels yoga flow infused with Young Living essential oils!$15 per person; $25 per couple
Sat. 2/258p: Middle Eastern Rhythms workshop Led by members of Gypsy Funk Squad; bring your darbuka, bandir or other frame drum. If in need of a drum, message the Bharati Carla at agardenofhealing@gmail.com.9p: Dance Party w/ GFSBring a friend, bring a dancing scarf, have a great time in a clean and sober space! All ages welcome.Both events= $15

JANUARY 2017

Sat. 1/213-5p: Quantum Healing & Reiki w/ Makiko Fliss- PhD, Reiki MasterThe fastest, deepest and most powerful way to balance your energy is to tap into your Quantum fields. These ancient techniques bring together science and spirituality for a potent healing experience.Sign up & SAVE! Special discount for participants on private session w/ Makiko! $30; $35 day of
6:30-8:30p: Winter Immune Support for Colds & Flu w/ Dan de Lion- Master Herbalist & ForagerThe Yoga of Herbalism – Exploring Herbal Remedies for the Cold and Flu Season.MUST sign up! Click here to register. Special discount for participants on Dan’s Return to Nature all-natural products!$30

OCTOBER 2015

Sat. 10/10 @ 7p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum
Sun. 10/112p: Split Hand Darbuka Workshop w/ Raquy Danziger4p: Rhthym Workshop for Dancers w/ Zills7p: Raquy Danziger & DUM in Concert
Sun. 10/253-5:30p: Body Harmonics- The Science behind the BlissLearn the science of the healing rhythms & vibrations we love to play! Facilitated by Dave Miller of EarthMovers Drum Collective.  

SEPTEMBER 2015

Wed. 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30Benefit Class for Miracle Challenge- free to participants of Miracle Challenge Fundraiser. 12p- Zumba…. 1p- Capoeira…. 7p- YogaGet fit, raise money, help kids!
Sat. 9/125p: Journey Dance Class w/ Arielle- $5, no exp nec7p: Hub City Drum n Dance CircleMonthly Drum Circle encourage exploration of hand drumming & expressive dance. $5; kids free; please advise if you need a drum
Tues. 9/156:30-8p: Free Lecture- Spirits of Ancestors & How They Affect UsOffered by Spiritual Science Research Foundation. .
Fri. 9/188a-4p: PARK-ing DayMini street fair, outdoor classes, interactive art, ribbon cutting, live music.6-8p: Opening Ceremony for Drum Journey WeekendFor those pre-registered for the Build-a-Drum Weekend. Set intention, choose drum materials, increase and direct energy towards a blissful drum journey for all!
Sat. 9/198-10a: Yoga & Meditation; class free, donations appreciated
10a-5p (w/ breaks) Drum Journey Part 1: Drum Builders and apprentices learn to sand, stain, attach heads and wrap their drums.
12-3p: Kids Build-A-Drum workshop40; limited spots remaining; call 732-718-8381 or email agardenofhealing@gmail.com to sign up. Includes optional complimentary Kids Capoeira class at 11am. 
5p: Diasporic Movement Therapy w/ Kim JacobsDonations appreciated for the instructor.
8-10:30p: Poetry, Drum n Dance NightThe return of a great tradition; the theme is From Africa to Brazil & features spoken word, drum and dance from these regions. Special guests Alessandra Belloni, Ras Ujima & Black Circle Symphony Drummers, Capoeira Cultural Center of NJ, Kim Jacobs, Jones & more! $15 or 2/$22. Vendors welcome to contact Bharati @ agardenofhealing@gmail.com. 
Sun. 9/209-11a: Meditation & SatsangMeditate, Chant, discuss yoga philosphy, sing from the heart. Special guests Swami Prem Sadasivananda, Muharrem Burcu & Denise Mihalik. Donations appreciated for the artists.
11a-4p: Drum Journey continues- final wrapping, decorating of drums in preparation for shamanic drum journey to bless the new creations!
5-7p: Shamanic Drum CircleFeaturing EarthMovers Drum Collective. This special event closes out the Build-a-Drum weekend! Open to the public.
9-11p: Return of Jones in ConcertJust back from her tour in Berlin, singer/songwriter Jones will share her  newest pieces as well as old faves!
Sun 9/2711a-2:15p: Kundalini Goddess Workshop w/ Ranprem Kaurhow to navigate your life; embracing full joy, self-love, peace, and prosperity. $30.
3-5:30p: Body Harmonics- The Science behind the BlissLearn the science of the healing rhythms & vibrations we love to play! Facilitated by Dave Miller of EarthMovers Drum Collective.

BELLY DANCEW/ CHANNELL4 Weeks Only!

Mondays 6pm & 7:30pm7/29 to 8/19 
Have fun, burn calories, strengthen your core muscles and sample belly dance techniques with traditional to modern music! 
$12/class or $40 for 4 classesYoga + Belly Dance Package: $81 unlimited yoga & belly dance classes from 7/29 to 8/19! 
KUNDALINI SPINAL HEALTH SERIESThursdays 7-8:30p 8/15 to 9/125-Wk series including asansa (postures), praynayama (breathing), kriyas (cleansing) to improve the strength & flexibility of the spine! Taught by Kundalini RYT Rishi! 

HAND DRUMMING WORKSHOP W/ ALESSANDRA BELLONIThurs. 9/18 @ 6:30pmLearn from Tamburello virtuoso Alessandra Belloni how to express yourself through rhythms! No exp nec. Drums available.$20 advance; $35 for 2;$25 at door

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FULL MOON OF THE SOULSTICE KUNDALINI YOGA WORKSHOPSun. 6/23 @ 3:15pm 
RHYTHM IS THE CUREDRUM/DANCE/CHANT WORKSHOPSat. 6/22 @ 1-6pm 
WOMEN DRUMMERS FOR WORLD PEACE SOLSTICE CONCERTFri. 6/21 @ 7-9pm
*   *   *MAGIC OF KIRTAN & RAGA TOUR W/ GANESH  KUMAR & JOHN DE KADTSun. 5/26 @ 7pJoin us for an enchanted evening of the fusion of kirtan and Indian classical music with masters Ganesh Kumar and Hari Krishna and American artists John de Kadt and Carrie Grossman. This will be a magical one-of-a-kind evening blending instruments from around the world. Don’t miss these master musicians form Chennai India who will bring a life-long depth and understanding of Indian classical music to the groove and sweetness of kirtan. Infused with the magic of the hang (drum related to the steel pans of Trinidad) and the beautiful vocals of Carrie we are sure to be transported into the depth of musical ecstasy!
*  *  *FREE WELLNESS TALK-KEEPING LIFE IN BALANCESat. 5/18 @ 12pJoin Bharati Carla in a discussion to analyze your current life, your desired goals and how to take mindful steps to live more in line with your values & goals.This workshop is free; donations are accepted.  
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION WEEK4/13 – 4/21Concerts, special ceremonies, FREE classes, demos, give-aways & more! 
*  *  *SOUTH INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCESat. 4/13 & Sun. 4/14South Indian Classical Dance performance on Sat. Apr. 13 @ ; 6pm; followed by a workshop on Sun Apr. 14th @ 11am to 1pm. Performed by Bharata Natyam for New Audiences, NY. 
Performance is $16 in advance, $20 at the door; workshop is $25. Purchase both in advance for $40.Sponsored in part by Dakshina Palli NYC. www.dakshinapalli.com
*  *  *JAI MA MOTHER EARTH DAY YOGA & LIVE MUSIC BY GIRISHSat. 4/20/13 @ 11amCelebrate Shakti energy! Honor Mother Earth’s many blessings! Join us for a special 2-hour practice of pranayama, asana, chanting & song, and a delish extended deep relaxation to bring about personal healing. Live music by renowned chant artist Girish.
*  *  *BHAKTI KIRTAN W/ GIRISHThurs. 4/20/13 7pJoin Girish andhis eclectic band on Fridayand Saturday for two ecstatic events that features songs, hymns, and chantsfrom Girish’s CDs, “Girish Remixed” and ”Diamonds in the Sun”, along with someold favorites. Bhakti Kirtan- the purest road to soul-shining BLISS ABSOLUTE! More details to come!
*  *  *CHANT WORKSHOP W/ GIRISHSun. 4/21 @ 11aCan’t get enough bhakti yoga (devotional singing)? Join Girish in this 2-hour intimate setting to learn more and deepen your spiritual practice!
*  *  *GENTLE FLOW YOGA W/ LIVE MUSIC

Thurs. 3/28 @ 6:45p
Part of our Strummin n Drummin Series. Enjoy gentle yet invigorating pranayama, asana & chanting while our guest musician Antar G. vibrates sound currents with his guitar. Not to be missed!
75 min Class is $20
*  *  *FREE WELLNESS TALK- REPLACING SUGAR 
IN YOUR DIET
Sat. 3/23 @ 12p
* Learn the effects of sugar on the body* Sample alternative sweeteners
Whether you’re counting calories; monitoring blood sugar; trying to break the sugar rush then crash cycle; or looking to improve overall wellness, decrease inflammation, and support immune health, come learn why it’s beneficial to limit your intake of refined sugars.

* *  *SPRING RENEWAL 
YOGA PRACTICE
Wed. 3/20 @ 7p
Be surrounded by candles, flowers & Jivamukti Yoga to welcome in & celebrate the Vernal Equinox.
Jivamukti means “liberation while living”. It connects one with the earth through daily practice of yoga philosophy, which encompasses traditional Sivananda Yoga, Ahimsa (non-violence), Bhakti (devotional singing & chanting) Dhyana (Meditation) and Jnana (study of scriptures on yoga philosophy).
Guest teacher Laura is a graduate of the Teacher Training Program at Freehold Yoga Center & looks forward to bringing Yoga in the Park to our Garden of Healing offerings. Please join us in welcoming Laura!
90-min Class is $20.
* *  *FREE 5 RHYTHMSDANCE CLASSThurs. 3/7/13 @ 7pm5 Rhythms is a moving meditation practice developed over 30 years ago by Gabrielle Roth. It is a holistic improvisational dance practice that explores 5 Rhythms- flowing, staccato, chaos, lyrical and stillness. No right or wrong- just freedom of movement, expression & interpretation. Amazingly liberating!There is no fee for this class; donations are accepted.Class will be taught by Nancy Genatt who has studied 5 Rhythms since 2001. Nancy brings humor, passion & permission to her teaching.
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INTRO TO MEDITATIONSat. 2/9 @ 12pm-1pm
***RESCHEDULED FOR 2/23
***Trying to bring peace into your everyday life? Wish you could calm the monkey mind just for a while? Want more of those brief sacred moments when you feel like you’re in touch with your true Self?Join Bharati Carla in exploring the philosophy, physiology, practice and benefits of meditation. Yeah, you CAN do this!
*  *  *CELEBRATE LOVE! 
PARTNER YOGA & LUNCHSat. 2/23 10aJoin us as we dedicate this asana class to partnerships! 1 hour Open Level class with pranayama (breathing exercises) and asanas (postures) that can be done separately or with a partner. Bring your life partner, relative, BFF! $20 per person or $35 per couple. Includes an organic whole foods lunch of soup and salad.Feel free to stay for the FREE Intro to Meditation workshop at 12noon!DRUMMING CLASSES W/ RAMI2/7, 2/21, & 2/23Fresh off the plane from his trip to Turkey, Rami returns for a 3-class series teaching basic to advanced Middle Eastern drumming techniques and more.DRUM WORKSHOP 
W/ RAMISat. 1/26/13 4:30-6:30pAlways loved the dum-tek of middle eastern drumming? This open level workshop will explore the nuances of this culture’s percussion. Darbuka, Doumbek & Tabla will be the main focus. Riq & Frame Drums also if time & interest allow. Basic and advanced hits for music, dance & fun. Open level 2 hrs/ $30. Bring a drum or use one of ours!
**A four-week series will be offered on Thursdays in Feb. Discount available to workshop attendees. More details to come!Rami El Asser plays worldwide with Raquy, AlSarah and the Nubatones, Zikrayat, Cafe Antarsia Ensemble and NYC’s bellydance parties.
*  *  *PEACEWEAVERSANNUAL NEW YEARS
PEACE GATHERING
Sat. 1/19/13 7p23rd Annual Gathering of the Peaceweavers from Thunder Mountain, NY. Join then in drumming, singing and chanting in the new year & new births, as well as honoring those whose spirits have moved on this year. Always an amazing experience! WELLNESS WORKSHOP”SKINCARE FROM THE INSIDE OUT”Sat. 1/12/13 12-1:30pDiscussion and demo on Skin Care from the Inside Out. 
* Learn how nutrition affects skin health.* Sample healthy foods that promote healthy skin including Vitamix whole foods recipes. 
* Have your skin examined by a certified skincare consultant using a DermaScan machine. 
* Be treated to a facial and sample skincare & beauty products! Cost is $15; $10 for anyone who attends the 10am yoga class that morning!
*  *  *VIBRATION CELEBRATION
Date: Fri 12/14 12p to 8pIt’s a Friday, it will hopefully be sunny, it’s in the midst of celebrations of life & light, so… why not! Free bodywork, raffles, sidewalk yoga & drumming!12-2p Sidewalk Yoga, FREE Chair  Massage by Asad Khan, Raffles for Gift Certs for Bodywork & Memberships2-4p FREE Chair Massage by Asad Khan & Biomat Anti-Stress Therapy by Carla offered inside, LIVE guitar & darbuka accompaniment by musicians Antar Goodwin & Rami El Asser!6:30-8p Vibrational Sound Healing Ceremony by Sound Healer Sonia Shafir. Join us in this beautiful ceremony to bless our space, increase the energy & healing potential of our sacred space!

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OPENING DAY
Date: Saturday Dec.1, 2012
Time: 8am to 9pm
Location:49 Bayard Street- 2nd Floor

New Brunswick, NJ 08901FREE CLASSES:
8am         Yoga- 30 mins

8:35am     Meditation -20 mins

9am         Yoga- 45 mins

12:30pm   Meditation- 20 mins1pm         Yoga- 60 mins

3:30pm     Meditation- 20 mins4pm         Yoga- 45 mins

5pm         Yoga- 60 mins

7-9pm     Turkish Music Concert featuring Wind of Anatolia- proceeds will help purchase gift cards for groceries & home improvement items for victims of Superstorm Sandy. $10 suggested donation. Tea & dessert served.

*Gift shop open throughout the day! Check out our local and fair-trade goods!*Be sure to check out our early sign-up specials!

*FREE CLASSES ON MON 12/3*

7:30a      Yoga- 30 mins

8:05a      Meditation -20 mins

8:30       Yoga- 45 mins12p        Yoga- 30 mins

12:35p    Meditation- 20 mins1p          Lunchtime Yoga- 30 mins

1:35p      Meditation- 20 mins5p          Happy Hour Yoga

6:35p     Meditation- 20 mins7p          Yoga- 60 mins