Monthly Archives: July 2011

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We’ve been making a lot of changes around here! As our website gets up to snuff please check our Facebook page and don’t hesitate to contribute. We love to hear from friends and strangers alike. Any comments, ideas, and suggestions … Continue reading

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A Joyous Success this Weekend!

Thank you all who came to sing and play this Saturday. Our first Tai Chi Alchemy @ Iris workshop was a great success, and the sunset kirtan drew new friends as well as old ones. It’s wonderful to hear that … Continue reading

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Saturday Sunset Kirtan

Come one come all for the Hebrew Kirtan on Saturday evening. It’s sure to be an intimate and inspiring musical occasion. Festivities start at 6.30 and cost $15 at the door. If you’ve already signed up for Rick Barrett’s Tai … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Alchemy @ IRIS

In each moment of our lives we are presented with the opportunity to choose between Love and Fear. Love embraces what is. Fear rejects it.

The human animal is wired to respond to challenging situations in much the same way as other animals: fight, flight, or freeze. The challenge is seen as a threat and our responses are fear-based (not just fear, but anger, hostility, contemptuousness, resentment, etc.). The human spirit, on the other hand, is inspired to transcend and include the challenging energies through understanding and compassion—Love. Continue reading

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