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Upcoming 14 days - Apr 2 2020

April
2

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

April
3

PRAYING WITH HEARTS AND HANDS – PRAYER SHAWL RETREAT- CANCELED

Come for a weekend with fellow knitters as we joyfully share in the care of God’s people by using the gifts of our hands to knit or crochet sacred prayer shawls. Whether you will be making your first shawl or if you are a seasoned disciple, you will experience helpful assistance and wonderful fellowship in a beautiful, prayerful setting.

Spiritual Enrichment
Creative Expression

April
3

NEW! VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis in-house yoga therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home.


April
4

ILLUMINATED LETTERING: MORE CELTIC KNOTWORK -NEW FORMAT!

The retreat will take place on Zoom online, which participants can access using either their computers, smartphones or iPads/Tablets. It will allow us to see each other and our work.
Connect to Spirit through drawing.

Creative Expression

April
6

LIVING AFTER LOSS *****CANCELED****

This six week grief support group offers education and information about the grief process, discussion and exploration of practical strategies for coping, and the opportunity to receive support and understanding from others.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

April
7

NEW! VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis’ in-house Yoga Therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home.


April
7

HEALTH RHYTHMS: GROUP DRUMMING - CANCELED

Group drumming is an uplifting and inspirational means of expressing and getting in touch with our inner spirit. Drum circles remind us of our greatest synergistic potential, and they are FUN! No prior music training or drumming experience is required.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

April
9

EASTER TRIDUUM -Modified Schedule

Join us thru Zoom as we take a contemplative and cosmic look at the Paschal Mystery based on Jesus as Wisdom Teacher. This retreat will have a modified schedule.

Christian / Catholic

April
9

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

April
10

NEW! VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis in-house yoga therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home.


April
14

NEW! VIRTUAL CHAIR YOGA SESSION VIA ZOOM

Join Megan Elliott, Genesis’ in-house Yoga Therapist via Zoom for a CHAIR YOGA session in the comfort of your own home.


April
15

THE PRESENCE PROCESS - CANCELED

Why is it so difficult to respond consciously when we are upset? Why do we instead resort to hurtful, repetitive, unconscious, reactive behaviors?
If you’d like the answers to these questions and are ready to begin a journey to conscious emotional response...


April
16

AWAKENING SPRING YOGA SERIES - CLASSES POSTPONED

Open to your own spring awakening with this Yoga series. We'll detoxify and release stale winter energy with mindful warming posture sequences and reviving ourselves with refreshing breathwork. Gift yourself this spring with the joy of movement and reawakening your spirit.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

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Faith makes all things possible, and love makes them easy. Faith in God is never out of season. Faith justifies the believer, but love justifies his faith by the works which it produces. Faith believes God to be true; love proves faith to be true.
- Charles H. Spurgeon