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Event Spotlights for April

Apr 01, 2019 02:27PM

Find Inner Peace Through Meditation & Discourse with Baba Shiva Rudra Balayogi

Baba, one of the great self-realized yogis of our era, will visit Austin on a world tour, May 18 to 25, to conduct free meditation classes and answer questions on self-realization, meditation and finding inner peace.

An essential message of Baba’s teaching is: People are suffering because they have not discov-ered the liberating Truth of who they are. Among the thousands of thoughts that appear in our mind each day, there is a one thing which is not a thought - our consciousness of existing. The silent witness to the mind is the true Self. Direct experience of this fundamental reality brings peace and contentment to our life. By silencing the mind with meditation, we come face to face with the truth of existence, a state of consciousness in which supreme peace is the reality.

Baba is a masterful teacher who draws from his own experience of Self-Realization to impart Self-Knowledge and to clarify questions on meditation and spirituality. Learn and practice medi-tation with a true Master. Programs are free; donations appreciated.

May 18, 7:00-9:30 pm, Yoga Yoga - Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar #420 May 19, 7:00-9:30 pm, Yoga Yoga - Westgate, 4477 S. Lamar #420 May 22, 7:00-9:30 pm, One World Theater, 7701 Bee Caves Rd. May 24, 7:00-9:30 pm, Austin Mennonite Church, 5801 Westminster Dr. May 25, 7:00-9:00 pm, Unity Church of the Hills, 9905 Anderson Mill Rd.

Information: Call or Text - Tony (512) 553-9114 or visit SRBY.org. 

American Heart Association Encourages People to Join CycleNation Austin

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) are encouraging people to use cycling to help get brain and heart healthy and fundraise for cardiovascular diseases by participating in the 1st CycleNation Austin, a relay-style stationary cycling event on May 18th at the Amy Donovan Plaza.

During CycleNation Austin, teams of up to eight individuals work together to keep their team’s bike spinning for two hours while enjoying music, encouragement from cycling instructors and inspiring heart and stroke mission moments from the AHA/ASA.  The event will also include a block party with a variety of vendors, family-friendly activities, games, refreshments and more.

Bikes are reserved and space is limited, so early registration is recommended at CycleNation.org/Austin.  The minimum fundraising goal per bike is $1,000.CycleNation is nationally sponsored by Amgen Cardiovascular and is locally sponsored by Transamerica.

Location: 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, Austin. For information about sponsoring or more event details contact Jordan Dawson at [email protected]

SAVE THE DATE

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

2019 Hays & Caldwell County Heart Walk – 6pm check-in, 7:30pm walk. 5K or 1-mile walk, 5K race. Accept the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. 5 Mile Dam Complex, 4440 Old Stagecoach Road, San Marcos. For more info call the Heart Walk Customer Care Team M-F 8:30am-5pm at 866-430-9255 or contact [email protected]

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Monthly Spiritual Life Fair – 10am-5:30pm. This monthly Saturday fair is focused on presenting very special talents and products in a community dedicated to healing Body, Mind and Spirit as One. Nature’s Treasures, 4102 N Interstate 35, Austin. More info at Facebook.com/SpiritualLifeProductions/spiritual-life-fair/.

Planetary Community Experiential Workshop – 2-4:30pm. Join Leah LaChapelle, author of ChAMbers of Consciousness, for the Planetary Community Experiential Workshop designed to help participants create in the 5th Dimension! Nature’s Treasures Studio, April 13th from 2-4:30p. $40 at the door and participants will receive a coupon for 15% an in-store purchase at Nature’s Treasures. Early bird special of $35 purchased in advance. For more information visit NTRocks.com/upcoming-events

Austin Metaphysical and Holistic Life Expo – April 13-14. 10am-6:30pm, Sat; 11am-6pm, Sun. Our events are dedicated to education and community in a comfortable setting. Attendees will find a wonderful assortment of books, products and services, meet amazing teachers and make new friends! Free lectures with $8 admission. Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middlefiskville Rd. SpiritualLifeProductions.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

HerbDay at the American Botanical Council – 10am-4pm Herb talks, herb walks, children's activities, music, vendors, plants, free refreshments. Free. Open to the public. Case Mill Homestead, 6200 Manor Road. More information call 512-926-4900 or visit HerbalGram.org and HerbDay.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

Reiki I, II, Masters and/or Teachers’ Classes – May 31-June 2. Here is a rare opportunity to learn Reiki with Lisa Guyman, Reiki Master and Chopra Meditation Instructor in Austin, Texas! Lisa has been leading Reiki workshops for 20 years and meditation for 15 years. These classes require pre-registration and are held at Sol Healing 13805 Ann Place, Austin. Get all the details and register at LisaGuyman.com.

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