What Motivates You?
I will be offering a couple of classes in the New Year and I am both excited, and slightly anxious, to start teaching classes. My anxiety got me to thinking about what motivates me to do these things that scare me.
I remember waking up when I was 25. I was working at a group home for troubled girls, and I was exhausted, like always. Somehow, this little voice told me to apply to grad school this year. I had always planned to go back and get my doctorate in Clinical Psychology. But now, all of a sudden, I was constantly thinking of Naturopathic school, while I was receiving acupuncture twice a week from this amazing acupuncturist. When Naturopathic school seemed out of reach because it would take me 7 years to get everything completed, I decided to go to Acupuncture school. I had 2 weeks to apply. Somehow I got all the recommendations, and I started all the pre-science classes it takes to get into the school. It was like magic! Everything fell into place. I got asked to interview for the school It was like magic…..I was accepted….but on conditions that I finished all the pre science classes. The universe told me what to do, I listened and took action.
Did I question the universe for the next 6 years at this decision? Yes, I did. The universe kept asking, “do you really want to do this?” I would complain…..study some more……I would break down…..I would finally get my boards completed…..I received healing work 3x a week…..I would get my license. The universe tells me to do something….and I'm crazy, I listen and take action…..and I always receive the support I need to complete the tasksbefore me and finish my program.
Teaching is my next big step...I have done it in the past. The universe told me to start classes in the fall, and I dug my heels in until the pressure from Spirit was too great for me to ignore. I started getting healings 3 times a week, and all of a sudden I couldn't keep up with the resistance…..I took a few weeks off from all the healing, and then came the next big thing….TEACHING! Leading up to classes I procrastinate, and beg and plead with the universe to not make me do this…..why me? Then I get in the classes, and I feel like I am in this great meditation. I am my happiest when I am teaching. Just like doing healing work. It is my balance. Just like dancing, yoga, and meditation is the other part of the circle .
So what is my question for you this time? What is the universe conspiring for you, that you close your eyes to? What dreams do you have that you drowned out with idle noise to occupy your time? What happens when you hear the whispers of your true guidance from spirit, ancestors, and the universe? Do you dig your heals in? Do you put your head under the covers? Or do you get on the roller coaster and choose to put your hands in the air, knowing the safety bar of the universe is guiding you on the ups and downs of life? Whatever you choose this next year, I wish you the grace, purity of love, and light to be your guide!!!
Spirit Dance Birth Class
Learn how movement and meditation prepares your body, mind and spirit for birth. This class incorporates ancient feminine rituals of shiatsu stretches, mediation, and belly dancing to support the birthing process before, during, and after labor. This class fosters community among mothers. Class practices are geared to help initiate women into motherhood. Even though it is a 4 week series you can take it over and over!!!
When, Where & How Much?
Location Located at Alma Education & Movement Space: 433 SE 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214Starting January 5th Tuesdays 5:30-6:30
Comfortable clothing to stretch and dance in. A scarf is great for the dancing session.
Also a birth ball is great to have through pregnancy & during birth. Please bring one if you have one. We do have a few if you do not!
Classes are $14 each or
4-week series for $45
Class size is limited so call to reserve your spot.
Energy Awareness Class
Developing Clarity & Healthy Relationships
Are any of your current relationships exhausting or draining?
Is saying “no” to highly needy people difficult?
Do you feel stuck, have difficulty hearing inner guidance or making decisions?
Energy Awareness Tools
Learn meditation techniques to create healthy boundaries between yourself and others.
Open up your intuitive nature that allows magic into your life.
Discover ways to transform existing emotional, spiritual and psychological blocks.
Learn methods to manifest free will and choice in your life.
When, Where & How Much?
Classes Start Thursday January 7th
10 Week Class
Blue Turtle Acupuncture Clinic
1235 SE Division Street Suite 201
(Corner of 12th Ave.)
Class size limited. Call today to reserve your spot
Payment before January 6th 250.00
After January 7th $300.00
(3x 100.00 monthly payments available)
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