Tag archives: mediation

Meetups Still Meeting
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 19, 2020

Going to gatherings in the great outdoors appears to be safe as long as people maintain appropriate space for “social distancing.” So Ascension Academy will still be hosting Kundalini Yoga to Balance the Chakra System and Restore Inner Peace from 10 to 11 am every Saturday at the Mission Rose Garden (420 Plaza Rubio), where […]

Soup’s on
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 20, 2020

Yoga Soup’s weekend workshops begin with Relational Attunement, the theme for the next installment of the bi-monthly Authentic Relating Games. Leader Damian Gallagher will offer a series of “games” that offer experiences in “How Me transitions into We,” diving into the differences when we are attuned to each of us in the space as a […]

Radhule & Raab on Writing
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 20, 2020

Radhule Weininger, Ph.D., and Diana Raab, Ph.D., are teaming up once again to offer a three-hour training in Mindfulness Meditation and Journaling this weekend. Raab, a longtime Montecito-based memoirist, poet, essayist, blogger and speaker whose latest book is titled Writing for Bliss: A Seven-Step Plan for Telling Your Story and Transforming Your Life, and Weininger, […]

Pranayama Practice
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 13, 2020

White Lotus Yoga Center hosts its second weekend event of the year, a respiratory relief retreat called The Pranayama Conspiracy. The heart centered yoga retreat weekend workshop taking place February 14-16 is all about consciously honoring breath, which enlightened yogis have practiced and perfected for centuries. Co-leaders Ganga White and Tracey Rich will show participants […]

The Practice of Inquiring Deeply
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 6, 2020

Marjorie Schuman, Ph.D., a local clinical psychologist, meditation teacher and author, settles into The Sacred Space for an experiential workshop providing an introduction to the method of “Inquiring Deeply.” The meditative practice of asking questions has been used for thousands of years to develop intuition, inspire awakening and connect us more deeply to the sources […]

The Can-Do of Cannabinoids
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 9, 2019

The Santa Barbara Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo – which would have been the first of its kind in the tri-county area save for a similar if smaller event held in Ojai last weekend – explores the science, and a bit of the spirituality, behind cannabis and CBD and their ability to heal ailments of […]

The Journey Kin-tinues with your Big Voice
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 7, 2019

Brothers Isaac and Thorald Koren experienced the glitter and glory of the pop music world shortly after they left their Australian home for the promise of America. As The Kin, they signed with Interscope/Universal Records, had a Gold Record, toured arenas with Coldplay, Pink, and Rod Stewart, performed on Conan, and had their songs appear […]

Clawesome Debut
By Richard Mineards   |   January 23, 2019

The CALM – Child Abuse Listening Mediation – Auxiliary’s first-ever Crab Fest at the Carriage and Western Art Museum was all it was cracked up to be with a sellout crowd of 200 guests raising more than $20,000 for general funds. The fun Harbor Restaurant-sponsored bash, co-chaired by Sharon Curry and Jane Metiu, was emceed […]