Thanks to all of our local conscious businesses who are participating in this year's event to help us live with more awareness!
The Healing Arts
Kenwood Chiropratic Arts
Restore Your Path
MN Nice Spice
Power of Positive Workouts
Natural Awakenings Magazine
Healthy Indoor Air
Omar’s Touch Therapy
The Edge Magazine
Linden Hills Neighborhood Council Environmental Committee
The Art Refuge & Color Studio
Our friends from the Cafe Race will have a food truck outside in the afternoon!
Thanks for joining us on Saturday, April 4th!
Lake Harriet Spiritual Community (LHSC) held its third annual Conscious Living Expo on April 4. The event was free.
The expo included a variety of exhibitors, free workshops and demonstrations in the areas of holistic health, green products, alternative energy, nutrition and other health-related activities. There will be a food truck on site and other refreshments.
The previous expos have been very successful and a lot of fun. Lake Harriet Spiritual Community believes sustainable living is an important part of living consciously and the expo is a great way to bring awareness to this.
We are very happy to have Linden Hills Co-op as a sponsor this year!
Visit us in the lower level for our Conscious Marketplace!
Macrobiotic Super Foods:
Whole Grain Cooking and Gluten Discussion with Gabriele Kushi,
Workshop starts at 2:30 pm but come early to meet and talk with Gabriele.
Gabriele’s conscious approach to healthy eating, healing, and harmony provides an excellent framework and valuable information for your personal health, the wellbeing of your family, and the sustainability of the planet. In this workshop she emphasizes the benefits of eating whole grains to obtain important complex carbohydrates, plant proteins, vitamins and minerals on a regular basis. You will learn how to increase the health benefits and absorbability of this nutrient dense food in your digestive track through proper preparation and cooking methods. Come also for the discussion on gluten and to taste Gabriele’s culinary delights.
Bio: Gabriele Kushi, BFA, MEA, HC, AADP is an author, a board-certified holistic health practitioner, certified macrobiotic counselor and health coach, cooking teacher, and certified Hata yoga teacher. She weaves her extensive knowledge of macrobiotics and her worldwide studies with indigenous healers and medicine women into her masterful teachings and culinary art. As the published author of The Macrobiotic Kitchen in 10 Easy Steps (with Michio Kushi) and Embracing Menopause Naturally, and her Natural Food Cooking DVD Series, she is often quoted in the media, and received the 2009 Aveline Kushi award for her 40+ years of dedication and work in macrobiotics. Gabriele was born in Germany, lives in the US and currently has an office in Minneapolis and NYC. www.kushiskitchen.com
2:30 - 4:00pm
Make a free peace necklace with Heartfelt!
11-12pm How to Become a Shape Shifter in 10 Simple Steps
Nina Roberts Salveson
Join me in an inspirational journey on how to live a life that focuses on love and compassion. In 10 simple steps, I will show you what DIRECT ACTION and SPIRITUAL ACTIVISM really means. You will BE inspired to become a significant shape-shifter, and will marvel at how simple it can be to make a huge difference. The difference lies in THE INNER POWER OF YOU! Spiritual Activism enables individuals or groups to merge into and become the noble qualities of compassion, wisdom and gratitude. The core dynamics behind the Spiritual Keys of Activism are creativity, adaptability, understanding and the peaceful resolution of conflicts.
12:15 - 1:15 Sustainable Living in 10 Days
Why worms, solar power, and local farming can bring us joy. Easy tips for a more interconnected life cycle. Mikki Morrissette is owner of Be-Mondo Publishing, which specializes in storytelling around Interconnectedness. She is content provider for Linden-Hills.com, creator of the new ConnectedintheDeep.com website (about the science of mystical experience), and is currently developing MPLSGreen.com, the eco-friendly space where Minneapolis shares its collective wisdom about living green.
1:30 - 2:30 Say Yes to Life with Meditative Movements
Ellie Peterson, creator of Meditative Movements, will share how this practice can help you achieve exceptional health and well being. You will explore new ways of moving that are fun, easy and enjoyable. As you move your body and empower your mind with affirmations, your being feels free. With this newfound knowing, you can embrace and embody your own truth more deeply. To learn more about the technique you can visit: ppworkouts.com
2:45 - 3:45 Sewing it Back Together
Joins us for an explanation of how all property owners can contribute ecological diversity to the urban landscape by establishing and maintaining native plant communities. Ron will include establishment procedures as well as information on specific plants, plus some history on the restoration movement. Ron is the founder and acting president of Prairie Restorations, Inc., a Minnesota company started in 1977. PRI is dedicated to the restoration of native plant communities and is likely the oldest active restoration company in America. As a pioneer in the restoration industry, he has been a leader and active participant in promoting and utilizing native plants and plant communities in the built landscape.
4-5 Celebrate and Energize
Cheryl, Lynn & Spruce
Connect with others as you get your life energies flowing, open your heart with heart math & playfully learn tools to re-wire your brain for greater happiness. We’ll put it all together to create a celebration to energize a life intention you are desiring to manifest. Spruce Krause M.A., has over 20 years experience supporting individuals and groups in body/mind healing and personal transformation with a playful touch. Lynne Jensen, M.A. specializes in facilitating others to make choices by accessing the wisdom, creativity, efficiency and clarity of their Heart Intelligence. Cheryl Hiltibran, M.Ed. is a Natural Intuitive and Energy Healer who is passionate about helping you bring your best talents to consciousness and fruition.
Council Room (Upper Level)
11 - 12pm Balancing your Brain
Dr. David Stussy
We live our entire life inside our brains! All the knowledge, all your experiences are personified inside your brain creating a unique you and your living consciousness to receive and express who you are. Join this workshop as we explain how we check your brain balance and how measurements of your balance, perceptions and energy levels can show how many of your health problems are the result of an unbalanced brain. www.kenwoodchiropractic.com
12:15 - 1:15 Unlimited Breath
Breathing is the most important thing we do, how much time do you think about it? It could change your life. Could you change your life if you paid more attention to it? Here are some interesting facts: About 60% of our energy comes from our breath, over 70% of our body’s toxins are released through our breath, breathing is habits affect our emotions, attitudes, personality, and even our thoughts, yet learning different breathing techniques such as Unlimited Breath we can calm, relax, de-stress, heal ourselves of past traumas and emotions stored in our body, hidden in our subconscious mind and change the way we live our lives.
2:45 - 3:45pm The Impact of Concussions
Dr. David Stussy
What is a concussion? How are they often mistreated? Unresolved health issues associated with concussions is one of the fasted growing health concerns in America today. Dr Stussy will discuss symptoms associated with concussions and how to resolve them. Don’t miss this great discussion. www.kenwoodchiropractic.com