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Natural Awakenings Lowcountry October Calendar

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2



Indigenous Wisdom and Pottery – Oct 2-19. 11am-2pm. Participants will share the ancient wisdom, while learning ways of relating to the natural world with greater reverence. They will experience prayer lodge and spirit quest, and will hand-build earthen vessels, firing them with natural materials. No experience needed. $900. 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.

Holy Yoga – 6:30-7:30pm. Experience Holy Yoga with Carolyn Burson. All levels welcome to participate. $10. Ideal Posture & Spine, 757 Long Point Rd, Ste C, Mt Pleasant. 843-352-9966. For more info or to register, contact: Wellness@PostureAndSpine.com.

October Zenful Retreat, w/Gypsy Spirit & Friends. 2 enchanting hours of Zenful luxury each week created to pamper your mind, body & spirit.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3



Self Awareness Workshop – 6-8pm. The first 4 Wednesdays of October. Unity of Charleston 4-week class with Elizabeth Cain, LUT (Licensed Unity Teacher). How to be present...really present with yourself. Based on books In the Flow by Eric Butterworth and Conscious Living by Gay Hendricks. $10 per class donation. 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5



Spirit Quest – Oct 5-7. 7pm, Fri thru 1pm, Sun. By being open to what the Spirit is awakening in their lives, participants will experience something that is deeply prayerful and insightful. The seven-hour quest and prayer lodge are integral parts of the experience. $200. Springbank Retreat, 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.

Contra Dance – 7:30-10:30pm. Contra Dance is a beginner friendly dance with a caller. Beginners welcome and no partner needed. (Partner swapping is encouraged). Live music provided by Tea & Whiskey. $8. Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Cir, N Charleston. CharlestonFolk.Weebly.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6



Reiki Level 2 – Oct 6-7. 10am-5pm. Join Maureen with Joti Reiki on a deeper exploration of Reiki as we dive into the Level II symbols, Distant Healing and the Chakra System. Class includes a comprehensive manual, Level II attunement and beautiful certificate. Register by 10/1. Prerequisite Level I. 12 CEU class. $355. Joti Reiki, 772 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-327-4761. Maureen@JotiReiki.com. JotiReiki.com.

The Power of Choice Workshop –11am-1pm. First Saturday of each month. Unity of Charleston Jackie McCullough, Life Options Coach/Counselor. Jackie demonstrates how she learned to choose joy, peace and happiness instead of her lifelong fear, anxiety and depression. Learn Life Options Dialogues to uncover our deepest beliefs for meaningful change. Donation. Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.

Ask The Medium Q&A – 1-2:30pm. What is Mediumship? How does it work? Can I really contact a loved one that has passed? Come with an open heart and mind. Ruth will answer all your questions. Free. 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-501-1757.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8



Healing Properties of Cannabis and Hemp Oil...History, Research and Uses – 6-7pm. Learn about our Endo-Cannabinoid System, phyto-cannabinoids and hemp oil. There is research on over 250 conditions and cannabidiols. Hemp oil might be the most important supplement you add to your health regimen. We will discuss Cannabis and those who would like can sample it. Free. bliss Spiritual Co-Op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. 843-847-1927. PrimeAndBloom@gmail.com. Bloom1.PrimeMyBody.com.

Exploring 21st Century Priestesshood – 7-8:30pm. An open-hearted discussion about what it means to be a priestess in a very modern world. Priestesshood is about service to...others, yourself, the world and the Divine. This practices offers praise and thanksgiving for the blessings we already have. Facilitator: Sarah Familar-Ragsdale. Free. 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. blissSpiritualCo-Op.org.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9



Holy Yoga – 6:30-7:30pm. Experience Holy Yoga with Carolyn Burson. All levels welcome to participate. $10. Ideal Posture & Spine, 757 Long Point Rd, Ste C, Mt Pleasant. 843-352-9966. For more info or to register contact: Wellness@PostureAndSpine.com.

Paint Your Mermaid (Intuitive Art Class) – 6:30-8:30pm. Deep inside the mysteries of the ocean, there are magical souls of the sea. No experience is necessary, just a desire to have some playful fun with paint. Everyone's painting will look differently from the others, as everyone's soul is unique. All materials provided. $35 per person. Salt Oasis Spa & Wellness Center, 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-501-1757.

Down To The Bones w/ Mary Dellucci. A Bone Reading w/ Mary Dellucci, followed with a Crystal Healing & Balance w/ Essential Oils by Gypsy Spirit.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11



The Ideal Way for A Proper Detox – 5:30-6:30pm. Learn how to do a proper detox. Join Dr. Strauss and Carolyn to prepare for a 10 Day Detox. Discussion to include: what to expect, how to plan, the benefits and the outcomes. Free. Ideal Posture & Spine, 757 Long Point Rd, Ste C, Mt Pleasant. 843-352-9966. For more info or to register contact: Wellness@PostureAndSpine.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13



Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. Unity of Charleston meditation in movement, using mantras from many of the world religions. Easy-to-do spiritual circle dances with live music guitar, violin and flute. We celebrate the unity across world religions through an embodied practice of prayer in dance and song. Special guest leaders offering additional zikr workshop in the afternoon. No experience needed. Donation. Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14



The Astrology of Love, Passion and Attraction – 1-3pm. Join us for an amazing experience of astrological chartwork and ‘cosmic attraction’, with a special focus on your astrological indicators of Love, Passion and Romance shown in your birthchart. Pre-register to hold your space as seating is limited for this intimate experience. $67 in advance, $77 day of. Salt Oasis Spa & Wellness Center, 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-501-1757. SaltOasisCharleston.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16



Kansa Massage & Mud Magic w/ Shawna Jamison AHC.
Start with a private mahatma energy meditation, then experience the magical massage of the Kansa Wand & Black Rock Mud Mask, ending with an Angel reading.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17



Film: The Doctor from India – 7:30pm. Huna Veda is proud to host a premier screening of this film which is a meditative and immersive portrait of the life and work of Dr. Vasant Lad, the holistic health pioneer who first brought the ancient medical practice of Ayurveda from India to the west in the late 1970’s. Reserve your tickets exclusively at Gather.us/s/24769 . Regal Palmetto Grande Stadium 16 in Mount Pleasant.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19



12-Step Retreat for Women and Men – Oct 19-21. 7pm, Fri thru 1pm, Sun. This retreat will explore Native spirituality and tradition as one of the many ways to connect with one's higher power. Experiences will include sage blessings, prayer lodge, drumming, and sacred pipe. $195. Springbank Retreat, 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20



Mind Body Spirit Fall Fling Festival – 10am-3pm. Come and wander through a parking lot full of health and wellness vendors. Learn different ways to improve your mind, body and spirit. Free. Salt Oasis Spa & Wellness Center, 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-501-1757. SaltOasisCharleston.com.

Acro Yoga – 11:30am-1pm. A mixture of yoga acrobatics and Thai massage in one. Practice includes a warmup, a few drills and some basic moves. All skill levels welcome; come enjoy yourself and be willing to give and receive. Facilitator: Jermain Singleton. Free. bliss Spiritual Co-Op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. blissSpiritualCo-Op.org.

What is Spiritual Hypnotherapy? – 1-2pm. Enjoy this discussion by Kayla, where she will educate you on Quantum Healing, Introspective and Beyond Quantum Healing Hypnosis. What is it? How does it work? Who should do it? How often should you have a session? Event is during the Wellness Fair. Free. Salt Oasis Spa & Wellness Center, 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-501-1757. SaltOasisCharleston.com.

Reiki Level 2 – Oct 20-21. 10am-5pm. Join Maureen with Joti Reiki on a deeper exploration of Reiki as we dive into the Level II symbols, Distant Healing and the Chakra System. Class includes a comprehensive manual, Level II attunement and beautiful certificate. Register by 10/15. Prerequisite Level I. 12 CEU class. $355. Joti Reiki, 772 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-327-4761. Maureen@JotiReiki.com. JotiReiki.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21



Race and Culture Film Series – 1-2:30pm. At Unity of Charleston view a meaningful film. Discussion follows to understand the history of America and how it has shaped the way we live. Every 3rd Sunday each month we show films on the history of different groups of people in our society. Donation. Unity of Charleston, 2535 Leeds Ave, Charleston. 843-566-0600. UnityCharleston@msn.com. Unitychs.org.

Basketry: Weaving Balance and Beauty – Oct 21-24. 7pm, Sun thru 4pm, Wed. Participants will enjoy the contemplative art of basketry. Woven into the schedule will be time for personal reflection and communal prayer. No experience necessary. Materials provided. $350. Springbank Retreat, 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23



James Himm Mitchell In The House. Get an amazing Tarot reading with well-known James Himm Mitchell, followed with a Crystal Healing & Balance w/ Essential Oils by Gypsy Spirit.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24



Inflammation Workshop – 6-8pm. Complimentary dinner served. Trauma, toxins, thoughts, food sensitivities, bacteria and hormones - all lead to inflammation and have an affect on your daily life. What is going on in your body? How do we at Ideal Posture and Spine help you heal naturally? Live better, the wellness way. Free. Ideal Posture & Spine, 757 Long Point Rd, Ste C, Mt Pleasant. 843-352-9966. Wellness@PostureAndSpine.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25



Healing with Singing Bowls –7-8:20pm. Healing begins with consciousness and crystal bowls help quiet the body so the mind steps in and begins the healing process. This process removes the negativity in the physiology and allowing the mind to be a clear reflection of pure consciousness. Facilitator: Linda LeShay. Free. bliss Spiritual Co-Op, 1163 Pleasant Oaks Dr, Mt Pleasant. Linda.Leshay@gmail.com. blissSpiritualCo-Op.org.

Cannabidiol Hemp Oil Info, Tasting and Business Opportunity At The Salt Oasis – 7-8:30pm. Learn about our Endo-Cannabinoid System, phyto-cannabinoids and hemp oil. There is research on over 250 conditions and cannabidiols. Hemp oil might be the most important supplement you add to your health regimen. Distribution opportunity will also be presented on the extraordinary "Green Rush." Free. Salt Oasis Spa & Wellness Center, 103 Harth Pl, Ste B, Summerville. 843-324-0489. PrimeAndBloom@gmail.com. Bloom1.PrimeMyBody.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27



Charleston Theosophical Study Center – 4-5:50pm. This metatphysical study group meeting for Oct 27 is cancelled for this month. Meetings will resume Nov 24. We meet the last Saturday of each month. The public is invited to attend in the study of reincarnation, karma and life after death including other metaphysical subjects. Free. Otranto Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Rd, N Charleston. 843-899-0619. JoanHaye61@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30



Painting for the Non-Painter – Oct 30- Nov 1.1pm, Tues thru 4pm, Thurs. Participants are invited to explore untapped creativity and possibilities with watercolors in a fun, loving environment. All levels of painters welcome. Art experience not needed. $325. Springbank Retreat, 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.

Connecting with The Other Side. Immerse yourself with a full hour of Reiki & hear from loved ones from the other side with Reiki Master & Medium Tina Kinney Clark, followed with a past life & tarot reading with Gypsy Spirit.
Location 102 Wappoo Creek Dr., Ste. 7. For more details & prices, visit www.gypsyspiritcharleston.com


Plan Ahead

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2



Reiki Master Class – Nov 2-4. 5-8pm, Fri and 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun. This class only comes around twice a year. Registration now open. Reiki Master Level 3 is a three-day intensive designed for you to delve deeply into the consciousness of Reiki and your inner most Self. Prerequisite Reiki Levels 1 and 2. 15 CEU. $555. Joti Reiki, 772 St Andrews Blvd, Charleston. 843-327-4761. Maureen@JotiReiki.com. JotiReiki.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9



Our Christian Faith: A Challenge for Our Times – Nov 9-11. 7pm, Fri thru 1pm, Sun. Participants will reflect on transformation that invites itself into their lives and their faith, as life events awaken them to the opportunity to newly see their connection to what is holy and divine, transcending what divides them. $290. Springbank Retreat, 1345 Springbank Rd, Kingstree. 843-382-9777. Springbank@SpringbankRetreat.org. SpringbankRetreat.org.


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