March & April 2015 Calendar

March & April 2015
3115 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Voice: (612) 822-9061
Fax: (612) 824-3841
Tim Thorpe, Executive Director
Carol Burling, Program Manager
Dan Averitt, Office Manager
Maggie Mau, Development Manager
Erin Harder, Administrative Coordinator
Building Hours
Program Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 5 pm
Sat: 10 am - 4 pm
Sun: closed
Drop-in Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9 am - 7 pm
Fri: 9 am - 3 pm
Sat: none
Sun: closed
March & April 2015 Building Closures:
Thurs, March 5 - Administrative Focus Day
Tues, March 10 - Administrative Programming
Sat, March 28 - Administrative Programming
Thurs, April 2 - Administrative Focus Day
Sat, April 25 - Administrative Programming
Pathways’ Services are Free. Financial donations and/or
volunteer contributions of your time are greatly
appreciated and considered an essential part of one’s
healing journey.
Statement of Purpose:
Pathways provides programs designed
to support a creative healing response
to illness.
Growing Through
the Narrow Spots
with Ruth Bachman
Friday, March 20, 2015 • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Hourglass Fund Project. Participate in a journey of renewal,
transformation and healing. Through active individual and group
engagement, join as both storyteller and listener. Using an
hourglass as a metaphor for change, discover story as a tool to
navigate life. Engage in sharing insights gleaned through
exercises designed to harvest stories that are wanting to be told.
Reflect on the diverse resources used to navigate the inevitability
of change. Help yourself and others find their individual path to
About Ruth Bachman
A cancer survivor, mountain climber, author, inspiring presenter,
and woman of faith, Ruth Bachman contributes her time, her
resources and her talents on behalf of cancer research,
education and advocacy, bringing a timeless message to diverse
audiences, about the one constant in life -- change.
Ruth’s book “Growing Through the Narrow Spots” is more than
a book about cancer. It is a road map of sorts, encouraging the
reader to look closely and patiently at all of life’s challenges narrow spots - to discover the resources, both internal and
external, that are present to help navigate the passage.
Request session via online account or paper registration form.
How to sign up for a session.
Category 1
• New participants are required to attend the Welcome
to Pathways Orientation. This is the essential first
step before registering for sessions at Pathways. See
page 3 for the next available dates.
For persons with life-threatening illness (cancer,
debilitating heart disease, HIV/AIDS, HIV positive,
lymphoma, MS, ALS, transplants, etc.). This category is
also for an immediate family member or significant other
who is his or her primary caregiver.
• Determine your category (see descriptions at right).
• Visit our web site:
and click on the box: “Becoming a Participant” for
detailed information on how to register online.
Category 2
For persons dealing with disability, pain and/or other
symptoms related to chronic, physical illness, or
physical injury (CFS, chronic pain, diabetes, lyme, etc.).
• All computer registration requests must be submitted This category is also designed for persons from Category
1 who have no advance in illness following one year of
by the specified monthly deadline:
Pathways’ services.
1) March requests must be made by Feb. 25, 2015
2) April requests must be made by March 25, 2015
• Those without computer access may submit a
registration request form by fax, mail, or in person.
Blank registration request forms are available in
Pathways’ library area or may be mailed to
Participants upon request.
NOTE: The deadline to submit a paper registration
form is different from the computer registration
deadline. It varies month to month and will be
noted on the paper registration form itself.
Category 3
For persons in recovery from stress and emotionally
based concerns and for persons from Category 2
following one year of receiving Pathways’ services.
Category Status is self-identified. However, if you have
been a Category 1 or 2 for one year without any
advance in illness, your category changes to the next
lower category. This allows the newly diagnosed or those
with advancing illness to have the highest priority.
Caregivers may choose to select the same category as
the person they are caring for.
Participants register for sessions every month for the
next month’s sessions.
• Participants who complete their registration by the
specified monthly deadlines will be randomized
within their category and will be offered sessions
based on their rank.
Participants unable to access our second floor or
lower level rooms due to stairs are requested to inform
us of their desire for “First Floor Only” rooms on their
registration sheet or their online profile.
• Participants who complete their registration after
the specified monthly deadlines will be registered
for sessions on a first-come, first-served basis.
• All registered participants will receive notification of
their schedule following the monthly randomization.
• All participants must confirm their attendance for
groups or individual sessions 24 hours or more prior
to the session start time.
Computer Registration Deadlines:
1) March requests must be made by Feb. 25, 2015
2) April requests must be made by March 25, 2015
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It is our mission to provide healing resources for those
experiencing a health crisis through hospitality, a healing
environment, and administrative & programming
excellence. How are we doing? We invite you to fill out
a blue evaluation form located in any room throughout
the building or you may talk directly with any staff
March & April 2015
New to Pathways?
Welcome! Please give
us a call to sign up for
an orientation.
Tues., Mar. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fri., Mar. 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tues., Mar. 17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Tues., Mar. 24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Tues., Mar. 31. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Thurs., Apr. 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wed., Apr. 15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thurs., Apr. 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Thurs., Apr. 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
An orientation and welcoming for new participants at Pathways.
We will help you access Pathways’ services as simply as possible.
The Pathways video will be shown. Please be sure to sign up and
confirm your attendance with the Front Desk (612-822-9061). This
class must be taken before attending other sessions at Pathways.
Renewing Life™: 9 Week Series - for cat. 1 & 2 Participants
Wednesdays - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Certified Facilitators
Fridays - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Please call 612-822-9061 for class schedule and to register.
Renewing Life™: 9 Week Series - for cat. 3 Participants
Tuesdays - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Certified Facilitators
Please call 612-822-9061 for class schedule and to register.
 Renewing
Life™: 3 Day Intensive for cat. 1 & 2 Participants
Fri.-Sun., March 27, 28, 29 - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Please call 612-822-9061 to register.
Must Attend All Sessions.
This is an intensive program for making the most of what life hands you when
living with a life-threatening illness. Renewing Life™ is an adjunct to medical care.
The program focuses on teaching communication skills, coping strategies, and
life-affirming attitudes.
The following are banned within the
building and property:
1. The use/scent of perfume, cologne
and/or essential oils
2. The application of any body products
while at Pathways
3. Smoking and tobacco products
Session Symbol
Key & Definitions
There is a suggested donation of $45.00 for participating in the Renewing Life™
program. Your contribution covers the cost of the book and the ongoing costs of
the Renewing Life™ program.
• One-to-one session: 
Session 1 Renewing Life
Session 2 Partnering with Mind/Body/Spirit
Session 3 Nourishing Relationships
Session 4 Restoring Spirit
Session 5 Expressing Feelings
Session 6 Making Meaning
Session 7 Creating Healing Spaces
Session 8 Loving Life
Session 9 Celebrating a Renewed Life
• Special events: 
Registration not available online.
Please call Pathways (612-822-9061) to sign up.
• Group class session: 
• Drop in:  (no registration
• Series:  (please attend all
• Ongoing group:  (may
attend any one or all)
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Care for the Caregiver
Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 16, 30
Wendy Brown-Baez
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Using simple techniques of spontaneous free writing, we
access our inner voice. We gain fresh perspectives, honor the
compassionate work we do, and recognize ways to find
inner strength and hope. The workshop provides an out-let for
creative rejuvenation and helps to prevent burn-out. You don’t
have to be a writer, just have a willingness to find your own
Close Knit Group
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 29
Beth Ehresman
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Learn to knit/crochet or share your already acquired skills in
a supportive, fun and caring environment. Work on your own
knit/crochet project or focus on making chemotherapy caps
and comfort shawls. With the holidays comes a interest in
creating gifts: such as warm soft hats and scarves. We will also
have a number of quick, one skein projects. Drop-in group. 
Writers’ Circle
Various Writers
Mon., Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, & 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Mon., Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27
Join this circle to explore writing as a practice. All levels of
experience are welcome to share this sacred time. Group will
begin with a prompt to encourage your writing. Breathe
together. Write Together. 
Creating Healing Space
Fri., Mar. 20
Bethany Hansen
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The places we inhabit both reflect and influence who we are.
In this session, we will explore the concept of intentional
space-making and discuss practical, effective ideas for creating
places that support health, enhance well-being, and make us
Expressive Art Collage:
with Word and Image
Gloria Larsen
Tues., Apr. 14
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Collage is an intuitive process that energizes, renews and calms
as one creates. During this group, collages will be created
which reflect personal healing imagery and words. All supplies
will be furnished. No art experience is necessary.
Inner and Outer Imagery
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 25
Lorrie Ogren
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Wed., Apr. 1, 8, 15
We will use Breathwork, Guided Journeys and Art Materials to
explore inner Landscapes...journeying within to dialog with our
dreams, hopes, wishes and visions. No previous art experience
needed. -(3 session series)
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Mindfulness & the Visual Arts Connie Gretsch
Sat., Mar. 7
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This session combines the visual, the contemplative and the
hands-on of seeing and making art with paint. The art making will move from meditative to intuitive painting techniques
combined with a mindful viewing experience. The experiences
are designed to teach a way to release stress and discover your
inner creative-self. No Experience in art necessary - dress for
Moving Words for Caregivers
Peg Keenan
Tues., Mar. 17, Apr. 14
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bring a favorite poem to share. We will use poetry along with
playful writing and movement to explore the territory of life’s
 Music and Song
Emily Hausladen
Mon., Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 6, 20
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Using Music Therapy techniques, such as lyric analysis, we
will explore our connections with ourselves and our emotions
through music. During this group we will use song lyrics as a
springboard to expressing and exploring deeper emotions.
Get ready to sing, chat, and create in this fun new group!
-(4 session series)
Precious You: Healing Archetypes
with Qigong & SoulCollage®
Laura Thorpe
Fri., Mar. 6, Apr. 3
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
This sacred time is spent honoring your body, mind and spirit
with easy ancient meditative movements designed to tap into
your spiritual self with the Integral Qigong 7 Precious Gestures.
We’ll move from the qigong into the gentle discovery and
integration work of SoulCollage® where we make collages
guided by our intuition to honor the healing energies already
at work in us.
Meaning-Making with Symbols
Patricia Brenneman
Wed., Mar. 11, 18, Apr. 8, 15
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A group experience using sand and sandtray symbols to
explore and express body self, emotion self, and soul self.
Discover how symbols and images give voice to our inner and
outer experiences. Explore creative self, access inner guidance
and wisdom, become more aware of aspects of self and what
you need. Poetry, visualization, meditation, writing exercises
will be used along with lots of time to play with sand and
symbols. -(4 session series)
Songs to Make the Spirit Sing
James Hersch
Thurs., Apr. 9
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Music has the wonderful ability to bring calm, peace, joy, healing, increased energy and smiles. Come join in as we sing, hum
or just listen to some oldies, “camp” songs and original pieces.
No musical ability needed.
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
Mon., Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23 (4 session series)
1 PM - 2 PM
2 PM - 3 PM
3 PM - 4 PM
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote
natural healing & to improve functioning by inserting needles
at very precise acupuncture points. Participants typically
remain fully clothed during the treatment and will be
appropriately draped where necessary. Please wear loose,
comfortable clothing. 
In conjunction with The College of Acupuncture & Oriental
Medicine at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Mon., Mar. 30, Apr. 6, 13 (3 session series)
Community Style
Acupuncture (1)
Crystalin Montgomery
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Community style acupuncture treatments are given in
comfortable reclining chairs. You will remained clothed and be
able to rest among the quiet company of fellow participants.
Method of treatment and selection of acupuncture points are
based upon the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
and the individual participant. Session held on the building’s
second floor. Participants must be able to navigate stairs in
order to access services.
Fri., Mar. 6, 13, Apr. 3, 10
Therapeutic Bodywork
Audrey Chan
Tues., Mar. 17, 24, 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
East-West Therapeutic Bodywork - a unique integration of
Japanese Shiatsu therapy and Therapeutic Massage. Feel
better, recover from injury, and restore balance and vitality.
Lymph Drainage &
Craniosacral Therapy
Nancy Newman
Thurs., Apr. 9
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Lymph drainage therapy supports the lymphatic system.
Craniosacral therapy supports the brain, spinal cord, & nervous
system. The positioning of fingers and hands in specific areas
along the spinal column, skull & sacrum can support the body in
releasing restrictions that may impede one’s maximum range of
motion in a particular area of the body.
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, Apr. 1, 8
Sima Shahriar
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
In your session, your therapist will be using specific thumb,
finger, and hand techniques to apply alternating pressure to
your feet. You will be fully clothed on the table with blankets
over you. You will find yourself entering a space where you can
deeply connect with your body and most often fall into a deep
state of relaxation. Regular use of Reflexology has been shown
to help with sleep, reducing chronic pain and stress.
March & April 2015
Swedish Massage
Mon., Mar. 9, Apr. 6
Jeffrey Goldstein
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
In a general Swedish massage, your session may start with
broad, flowing strokes that will help calm your nervous
system and relax exterior muscle tension. As your body
becomes relaxed, pressure will gradually be increased to relax
specific areas and relieve areas of muscular tension.
Tao Shiatsu Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 23
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Shiatsu is a healing art form originating in Japan. Shiatsu
restores one’s self-healing ability by balancing one’s vital
energy (Ki). Through applying pressure to various parts of the
body, the practitioner treats one’s meridians. Shiatsu is
practiced lying on the floor with the clothes on. Please wear
loose comfortable clothes.
Therapeutic Massage
Thurs., Mar. 12, Apr. 9
Mollie Newhouse
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This massage will be customized to meet the participant’s
particular health needs. Techniques used will include Swedish
massage, myofascial release, deep tissue, trigger point work,
kinesiotaping,and stretching. Participants are encouraged to
inform the therapist of any medical conditions, injuries, or
medications that may affect the course or outcome of the
Therapeutic Massage
Wed., Mar. 11, Apr. 22
Sara Wurm
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Wed., Mar. 25, Apr. 8
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
A massage customized to meet your health needs and
accomplish your goals for the session. Techniques that may
be used include Swedish massage, deep tissue, trigger point
therapy, oncology massage, and stretching.
Therapeutic Touch
Thurs., Mar. 12, Wed., Apr. 1
Jennifer Barney
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Individualized use of touch to influence deep relaxation and
tension release. Techniques may include massage and soft
tissue release, fascial unwinding, craniosacral therapy, healing
touch and lymph therapy.
Oncology Caregiver
Touch Workshop
Pat Kerber
Tues., Mar. 3
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
This session provides technique instructions for simple and
safe massage and touch that will empower family members
and friends to reduce their loved one’s suffering, improve
the quality of their relationship, and make care giving a more
satisfying experience. For caregivers of people in treatment for
or living with cancer. Caregiver and the person they care for
should attend together.
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
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Healing Touch
Wed., Mar. 11, Tues., Apr. 14 ENERGY HEALING
Bio-Energy Healing
Bio-energy healing promotes the body’s natural state of
wholeness. The chakras and the energy fields are strengthened
and balanced, which can reduce pain, lower stress, speed
recovery time and promote vitality of healthy cells. The work
happens with hands on or off the body.
Bio-Energy Healing
Wed., Mar. 11, 25, Apr. 15, 29
Bio-Energy Healing
Tues., Mar. 17, 31, Apr. 14, 28
Eden Energy Medicine
(EEM) Healing
Ann Agrimson
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Sarah Miracle
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
John Woodruff
Mon., Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 6, 20
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Assess and correct energy imbalances using a variety of
techniques from EEM. Potential issues in the meridians,
chakras, and aura, among other systems, can be addressed.
Energy Balancing
Mary Kingston
Wed., Mar. 11, 25, Apr. 1, 15
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This gentle hand- on session will help create a sense of wellbeing of the mind, body and spirit. This intuitive approach may
include components from Reiki, Qigong, Cranio-Sacral Therapy,
Reflexology, as well as relaxation techniques.
Energy Healing
Carol Swan
Tues., Mar. 3, Apr. 7, 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Energy healing and balancing is done respectfully and lovingly,
hands on and/or off, to restore the body to its natural state of
well-being, balance, and health. The session starts with a brief
check-in. An intention is set by the client for the healing work
Energy Healing
Jerry Reuter
Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 30
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
This energy healing session helps your body to return to an
optimal state of balance by utilizing different healing
modalities depending on your needs. Work is done on a table
while you are fully clothed with either hands on or off energy
work depending on the specific healing modality used.
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Doreen Hoppe
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sat., Mar. 21, Apr. 4
10 AM - 11 AM / 11 AM - 12 PM
Wed., Apr. 29 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Healing Touch is a relaxing nurturing energy therapy. There will
be a short intake gathering information about you as a person
mind, body, spirit and what you would like to work on in the
session. Then gentle touch is used to assist in balancing your
physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Healing Touch
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, Apr. 30 New
Mary Johnson
1 PM - 2 PM / 2 PM - 3 PM
Thurs., Apr. 16
2 PM - 3 PM / 3 PM - 4 PM
This session begins with a brief assessment of your healing
journey followed by a combination of guided imagery, foot
massage, gentle touch, and energy balancing to provide deep
Healing Touch
Mon., Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6 & Susan Martin
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Wed., Apr. 1
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
11:30 AM - 12: 15 PM
Energy healing session in which practitioner consciously uses
light or near body touch in a heart centered and intentional
way to enhance, support and facilitate physical, emotional,
mental and spiritual health and self-healing.
Healing Touch - Complementing
Your Healing Process Dennis Searle
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
While lying on a bodywork table, gentle hands on or above
your body will work with your energy field. You may choose to
have communication during the session. The use of music will
be your choice. At the end of the session you may choose to
process your experience.
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Highstream Hands-On
Energy Systems
Bob Hedstrom
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Experience hands-on energy healing from mystery schools
around the world. Energy systems from Omega, Temple Academies, Magnified Healing and more are available. Depending on
your needs, chakras, meridian lines and/or auric fields will be
Mon., Mar. 16, 30, Apr. 13, 27
Rejuvenate & Revitalize
Cheryl Gebhart
Wed., Mar. 4, Apr. 8
3 PM - 4 PM / 4 PM - 5 PM
Allow stress to melt away from your mind and body while you
enjoy relaxing with gentle pressure applied to acupressure
points located on the head. Your session will leave you feeling
relaxed and rejuvenated!
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
March & April 2015
Reiki is Universal Life Energy. As a conduit, Reiki flows through
me to you and breaks up blocks, which allows your body to
heal itself. Reiki works on all levels - the physical, mental,
emotional and spiritual. Work is done on a table while you are
fully clothed, with gentle touch or hands off your body.
Caroline Bucquoy-Brown
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Mon., Mar. 9 Mon., Apr. 6 Cindy VanDrasek-Pai
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM / 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Wed., Mar. 18, Apr. 15 Colleen Beggan
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Sat., Mar. 21, Apr. 18
Liz Jacobson
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Reiki (Jikiden)
Tues., Mar. 3, 17, 31, Apr. 7, 21
Patricia Ronning
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Reiki Tues., Mar. 10, 31, Apr. 7, 28
Naum Tsypis
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Reiki Tues., Mar. 10, 24, Apr. 14, 28
(Team Reiki) Mary Moldestad,
Linda Snyder, & Lynn Soley
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Soul & Energy Based Healing
Tues., Mar. 3, 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28
Tim Hanson
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Relax on a bodywork table or seated in a chair, fully clothed.
This energy work facilitates movement in the energy body
based on the needs of your soul, your intent or the present
moment. You will gain a measure of insight into, and release
from, anxieties, tensions, grief, fear, pain.
Spring Forest Qigong
Energy Balancing
Mon., Mar. 16, Apr. 13, 27
Robin Thiel
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
In a relaxing environment, this session promotes the balancing
of mind, body and spirit by the detection and removal of
energy blockages. This relaxes the participant as it allows the
Qi to flow more freely, which in turn calms the participant
physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
Spring Forest Qigong
Energy Balancing
Norma Solstad
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Experience hands-off energy balancing using SFQ techniques
to remove energy blockages which can be the root causes of
illness and discomfort. This session will help you balance the Qi
and enhance your physical, emotional and spiritual
Fri., Mar. 6, Apr. 17
Fundamental Energy Patterns
For Shifting Chronic Illness
Natalie Becklund
Wed., Mar. 25
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This class will teach new energetic habits that support healing,
recharging, or embracing positive change. We will explore
optimal energetic states and use gentle, simple exercises to
reset and retrain the energy patterns in the body so that
meridians, chakras and the aura energies support healing and
vitality. At the end of the class you will have a 5 minute
routine, developed by Donna Eden in her book Energy
Medicine, that helps support your journey towards health.
Aromatherapy Consultation Patricia Ronning
Tues., Mar. 17, Apr. 7
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Together we will design an aromatherapeutic product that
best fits your needs. It may be a product to relieve issues such
as: Respiratory, Insomnia, Nausea, Pain, Anxiety, Low-energy
or you may just want a aromatherapeutic cleaning product,
a personal aroma, or a meditation oil. After our consult, the
aromatherapeutic blend will be made in one week and will be
ready for you to pick up Pathways.
Life Coaching
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 25
Dana Kadue
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wed., Apr. 1, 8, 15
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Life coaching brings in your whole person and all areas of your
life. You, as the participant, have the answers. Through
co-active discovery, get a fresh perspective and openhearted
support in making those resonant choices that move you
forward towards finding more meaning, balance, and
fulfillment in your life. -(3 session series)
Eating for Better Mood
Wed., Apr. 8
Lisa Kane
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Tues., Apr. 21
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Eat to feel better in your body and your head! In fact their is a
link between the gut and brain, so we can feed ourselves what
we need given some tips on what to buy and healthy habits.
Participants will learn in a research-based, instructional format
on Powerpoint with handouts given after the class. A few
questions will be answered both at the beginning and at the
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
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Integrative Wellness Circle
Tues., Mar. 3, Apr. 7, 21
Erin O’Meara
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tap into the healing power of community and whole foods
nutrition while we explore resources and develop practices for
a healthy lifestyle together. This group is a great fit for you if
you have a strong motivation for lifestyle change, and are
interested in participating in a private online support
community. 
Practical Approach to
Balancing Diet
Lisa Kane
Wed., Mar. 4, Mon., Mar. 16
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
This class will present a whole foods approach to healthy eating including reasonable skepticism of fad diets and promoting
plant-based eating.
Coaching, NLP and Hypnosis
Jane Gallagher
Fri., Mar. 6, Apr. 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Utilize individual coaching, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
and hypnotherapy (optional) to navigate the current mental
and emotional state and into the direction of reaching your
desired outcome. Heal, empower, dissociate from that which
no longer serves you and to associate to the life you want to
Drum and Journey Circle
Timothy Cope
Nancy Nielsen
Sat., Mar. 21, Apr. 18
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
For those with prior shamanic experience to further explore
the shamanic path, address personal concerns,& become more
at home with journeying. There will also be songs, chanting
and movement. Bring your own drums, rattles and sacred objects, and, if you wish, a treat to share with the circle after our
ritual work. No one will be admitted after the circle convenes.
Embodied Imagination Work
Sheila Asato
Tues., Mar. 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 28
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Embodied imagination is an innovative tool for working
imagery from dreams and memories through the body.
Sessions include a check-in, deep relaxation exercise to
enhance body awareness followed by a direct encounter with
the healing power of imagery through the body. 
Hanmi Buddhist Meditation
Charlotte Steen
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 16, 23, 30 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Learn a simple, yet profound ancient Hanmi Buddhist
meditation that can offer the participant greater clarity, a relief
from pain and suffering, and a tool for spiritual healing. 
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Imagery, Imagination & Healing Andre Heuer
Thurs., Mar. 19 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
In this session on the practice of imagery we investigate: the
theories of imagery, how to use imagery as a tool for fostering
healing and creativity, and why imagery is more than a visualization technique.
Loving-Kindness Meditation Andrew Litchy
Mon., Mar. 2, 16, 30, Apr. 13, 27
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
A practice of cultivating unconditional love and goodwill.
Loving-Kindness meditation emphasizes observing your mind
without judgment while cultivating joy and happiness in both
meditation and daily life. The session includes an introduction
to Loving-Kindness meditation, instructions for practice, group
meditations, and time for questions and discussion. 
Shamanic Journeying: An Introduction
Karen Lawson or
Laura D’Ambrosio
Fri., Apr. 3
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Shamanism is a name for spiritual systems used by most of the
world’s indigenous peoples. The core shamanic technique of
journeying will be explained and explored. Time is provided for
questions and discussions. Embark on your own inner
shamanic journey and discover a doorway to personal wisdom,
integration, healing and service.
Silent Group Meditation
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30
Brian Roessler
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A combination of silent sitting meditation and discussion of
issues related to having a meditation practice in our daily lives.
Everyone welcome, regardless of experience. For those new to
the group there will be a short orientation to our activity. 
The Healing Power
of Labyrinths
Katherine Pohlman
Fri., Mar. 20, Apr. 24 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Participants will be introduced to labyrinths as a healing and
meditative tool. We will use finger labyrinths, short
meditations, and journaling to find our way to center and back
to self. Everyone will have the opportunity, if they desire, to
share their experience.
The Practice of Mindfulness
Thurs., Apr. 16 Andre Heuer
2:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Being aware of the moment is an important step in healing. In
this session we’ll explore the basic steps of mindfulness and
you’ll learn to use your everyday activities to create your own
mindfulness techniques.
Change Your Energy,
Change Your Life Natalie Becklund
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
By accessing, activating and balancing subtle energy systems of
the body (including chakras, the aura, meridians) and clearing
emotions that can block energy, the bodies natural ability to
heal can be activated. Relax clothed on a massage table and
learn techniques from Eden Energy Medicine and HK that can
gently help you chart your own course toward health.
Mon., Apr. 20
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
Compassionate Listening
Sue Salmela
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, & 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Wed., Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
An opportunity to be heard deeply in a safe and sacred space.
Heal the Hurt Valerie Lis
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Memories can continue to hurt years after an event as the
healing process becomes blocked. Emotional Freedom
Techniques (EFT), self-treatment with fingertip tapping, seeks
to detach stressful feelings and- in a complete, respectful, and
peaceful manner - to heal the hurt.
Mon., Apr. 13 Voice Healing
Myo-O Marilyn Habermas-Scher
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Rest on a massage table, fully clothed, and receive a dynamic
vibrational massage through vocal sound and singing.
Wed., Mar. 18, Apr. 15
Wisdom Tools
Trish Herbert
Wed., Mar. 4
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Offers stabilizing tools for those dealing with the emotional
and spiritual impact of illness and its effect on relationships.
Focus will be on the three wisdom tools -- listening, tonglen
practice and reflection. Develop a plan for yourself.
 Awakening Happiness
Spruce Krause
Tues., Mar. 3
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn simple but effective tools to experience more well-being,
authentic happiness, and less stress. Gain confidence that you
have tools to help you move through dark feelings and fear
and not get stuck in them as often or for as long. These tools
will help you rewire your brain for a greater tendency toward
authentic happiness. Together we will learn how to build
pathways in the brain that promote well-being, peace and joy.
 Breath of Love
Laura Preves
Wed., Mar. 4, 11, 25, Apr. 8, 15
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
This gentle class is an attunement to the natural healing power
of the breath. Participants will invite the wisdom within the
breath to breathe and embody them, bringing about a natural
loosening of the tight places, knots, and blocks in the
physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Healing
music will accompany the breathing. If possible, participants
will lie on the floor with knees propped up by a pillow. Loose
clothing is helpful. This class is held in Pathways lower level.
Participants must be able to navigate stairs in order to access
March & April 2015
 Developing a Personal
Healing Circle
Jean Kummerow
Tues., Apr. 7
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Learn how to form your own personal Healing Circle with your
friends and family through developing healing rituals of your
own. Attendees may either be those in need of their own
healing rituals or friends/family who wish to initiate a Circle on
behalf of someone else. Please note that this is only a
one-time “HOW TO” course.
 Eden Energy Medicine Carol Woodruff
John Woodruff
Thurs., Mar. 19, Apr. 16
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A class designed for caregivers. Learn easy ways that may help
reduce stress - frustration, anger, fear, worry. Tips for insomnia.
Relaxation techniques. This class is held in Pathways lower
level. Participants must be able to navigate stairs in order to
access services.
for Caregivers
 Eden Energy Medicine Carol Woodruff
John Woodruff
Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Practice Eden Energy Medicine with a partner, frequently using
massage tables. This class is held in Pathways lower level.
Participants must be able to navigate stairs in order to access
Practice Class
 Forgiveness, Health and Healing
Kathy Angell
Sat., Mar. 14
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thurs., Apr. 9
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This class offers a holistic view of the role that forgiveness
plays in disease, health and healing. The information presented
and discussed encourages a new understanding of the
subject based on research in the fields of energy medicine,
epigenetics, neuroscience and psychoneuroimmunology.
Nancy Dahlbom &
Christine Sanchez
Tues., Mar. 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
It’s the most powerful connection to Spirit if practiced every
second. Be supported as you develop a new gratitude
journaling practice and share your insights. Embrace each new
step of your journey. It is your right to see and expect beauty.
Learn how with gratitude. -(6 session series)
 Gratitude In The Moment
 Healing Support
for the Emotions
Valerie Lis
Mon., Apr. 13
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a simple method to
dissolve stress. It also helps eliminate or reduce chronic pain
and discomfort. Participants learn to self-treat by tapping
acupressure points with the fingertips, while working on personal stressors.
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
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MBTI(r) Types and Stress
Tues., Apr. 7
Adaptive Yoga
Mon., Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27
Jean Kummerow
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Psychological type, as identified by the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator(r) (MBTI(r)) instrument, is a powerful tool to
understanding stress reactions. And knowing typical stress
reactions helps to identify when stress is building and thus
provides an opportunity to relieve it. This class will describe
some of those typical reactions as well as some ways people
have found to help deal with stress. Stress doesn’t go away, but
it can perhaps be better managed using this powerful Jungian
model of personality. Prerequisite: Must know your MBTI type
and provide it when registering.
Messages from Love:
Learning to Listen to your Heart
Lisa Venable
Fri., Mar. 6
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Discover and learn to listen to an inner voice that feels good.
A voice that speaks from the spirit rather than ego; a voice of
love and possibilities instead of fear and limitation. Includes a
specialized healing meditation for deeper healing of fear and
negative thoughts followed by a deep connection to the Spirit
of Love.
Setting Personal Boundaries
Debra Safyre
Sat., Apr. 4
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Setting personal boundaries can be challenging. Learn how
boundaries are set and a framework to set them in a way that
respects you and others.
The WarmFeet Intervention
Wed., Apr. 29
Birgitta Rice
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
You will learn the skill of relaxation, which is specifically
designed to improve blood flow to your feet, hands and skin.
The learning is assisted with temperature biofeedback as a
guide to help you learn the skill. Folks with limited circulation
to the extremities, cold, non-healing sores and pain will have
the greatest benefit.
Personal Boundaries
Debra Safyre
Sat., Mar. 7
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Personal Boundaries create a sense of who we are in
relationship to others. They contribute to our safety and
self-esteem. And yet many do not have a sense of their own
boundaries or how they are set. Understanding and
establishing personal boundaries empowers you to invest
energy in those areas of your life that you can control. Through
class discussion and experiences, discover your boundaries and
learn skills in how to manage them.
Word Horse
Coaching Card Circle
Creative Focus Yoga
Mon., Mar. 9, Apr. 13
Nicole Hagstrom
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Poses are intended to create a deep calm in your body and
leave you feeling grounded and clear. The postures gently
open and release tension from the body. Your body will relax
completely, and you will feel restored, renewed and energized,
through movement and guided meditation. No experience
Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Joe Wild
Mon., Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 6, 20
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Yoga challenges us to explore the relationship between the
human and the infinite. Each class will utilize movement,
sound, breath, and meditation techniques to create a space
where we can expand our awareness, tap into our infinite
potential, & become reacquainted with who we really are. 
Laughter Yoga
Pete and Jan Girard
Mon., Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 9, 16, 23
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Laugh for no reason. No poses and no mats necessary. Simple
movements can be done standing or sitting. An opportunity
to be present and recapture your childlike nature to be joyful.
Drop-in Group. No Registration Required. 
Meditative Movements
Wed., Apr. 8, 22
Ellie Peterson
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Integrating Meditative Movements into your daily life can
release resistance and support your life journey with love,
confidence & joy. This practice uses spoken positive core value
affirmations with structured seated, standing & floor
movements adaptable to your physical ability. 
Spring Forest
Qigong Overview
Palmer or O’Neill
Wed., Mar. 4
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
SFQ is a simple meditative practice which helps balance and
heal yourself physically, emotionally & spiritually. It combines
simple body movements, breathing, visualization and sound
and may be done sitting, standing, or lying down.
 Spring Forest Barb Palmer,
Christy Lovlie, or Robin Thiel
Mon., Mar. 2, 16, 30, Apr. 13, 27
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wed., Mar. 11, 25, Apr. 8
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 23
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Please join us as we practice the SFQ active exercises and
sitting meditation. These movements will help you balance
your Qi and enhance your physical, emotional and spiritual
well being.
Qigong Practice Group
Beth Peterson
Wed., Mar. 4, 18, Apr. 15, 29
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
This group coaching circle is guided by a 36 card deck, each
card with a different word. Working with a card, you will learn
a body centering practice, answer powerful questions on the
card and experience the felt sense of the word to help you
with a situation in which you want to receive guidance. 
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Joyce Gudding
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Experience a gentle yoga that meets you right where you are
at for that day. Postures will be modified to find the best way
to make space in your body. Participants will be encouraged
to practice mindfulness and acceptance. Breath, movement,
stretching, and meditation will be included. 
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
March & April 2015
Stretching And Flexibility
Thurs., Mar. 12, 19
&  Advance Care Planning
Sandra Breuer
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Our body’s flexibility can play a significant role in the quality of
life from greater range of motion to pain relief and improving
balance. We will do stretching for the whole body including
some yoga. We will be standing sitting and laying on the floor.
All movement can be modified to fit your body. You may use a
chair. Wear comfortable clothing you can move freely in. 
Advanced Tai Chi
Mon., Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27
Eddy Wilbers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tai Chi is a centuries-old martial art form that teaches us to
harmonize our body, mind, and spirit. Students will expand
their previous experience with Tai Chi and begin to explore
the Cheng Man ching style short form. Students attending
this class should be experienced in Tai Chi and able to practice
warm-up movements without assistance. 
Intro to Tai Chi
Tues., Mar. 3, 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28
Eddy Wilbers
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tai Chi is a centuries-old martial art form that teaches us to
harmonize our body, mind, and spirit. Returning and beginning
students will benefit from an exploration of basic movements,
stretches, and exercises that represent the roots from which our
Tai Chi practice will grow. Participants are encouraged to wear
loose-fitting clothing.  
Tai Chi Chih Movement Meditation
Marlena Vernon
Fri., Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Experience this gentle, moving meditation practice of
non-strenuous, circular and repetitive movements
emphasizing self- awareness, well-being and energy flow. It can
easily be done by anyone, regardless of age or physical
condition and can lead to heightened mind-body awareness. 
Taoist Exercise for Health
and Internal Power
Rand Adams
Sat., Mar. 21, Apr. 18
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The focus of this class is classical Taoist exercises, primarily
Qigong and Neigong. These exercises consist of physical
movements and standing meditations, along with an internal
focus on energy and breathing, and mindfulness.
Yoga Basics
Thurs., Mar. 12, 26, Apr. 9, 23 Laurie LoPesio
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
We will come together to practice Yoga as a means to quiet our
often busy minds, and to focus on the healing quality of connecting our breath with movement. In the tradition of Viniyoga
these Yoga practice sessions will be adapted to the unique
needs of each individual. Please wear loose/stretchy clothing.
Please do not wear jeans or slacks with a front zipper. 
Lin Butler
Individual or Pairs: Tues, Mar. 24 &
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Tues, Apr. 21
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Group: Tues, Mar. 24, Apr. 21
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Caring for Yourself, Caring for Loved Ones. Explore and discuss
questions, concerns, and choices regarding late life care. You
will be guided to think about your current condition, how you
envision your own care, and who will speak for you when you
may be unable to speak for yourself. Your care giving partner is
welcome to attend.
Connecting to Resources
Wed., Mar. 4, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 29 Alyce Gambrell
Session times vary
Thurs., Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30
See online system
Fri., Mar. 6, Apr. 3
for specifics
This session allows an individual to explore and identify
available community resources including: food, housing,
education, employment, medical, economic, legal, mental and
spiritual assistance. You will meet one-on-with an experienced
social work intern to receive support and contact information.
Writing Your Health
Care Directive
Gay Moldow
Tues., Mar. 17, 24, Apr. 7, 28
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Participant will review and discuss writing a health care
directive. He/she will identify what his/her wishes are for
health care at the end of life. This directive is used only when
a person can no longer understand medical discussions and
speak to direct his/her own care.
Sue Salmela &
Susan Obremski
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Please join us as participants share stories in a safe and sacred
space. The facilitators will use poetry, readings and guided
imagery. -(4 session series)
Grief Group
Mon., Mar. 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Share your thoughts and feelings about the illness that has
changed your life. Create ways to manage the challenges.
Begin the road to self management and to a healing heart.
Each group will focus on a different topic such as pain
management and self care, etc. 
Sharing the Journey
Wed., Mar. 4, 18, Apr. 1, 15
Transforming Grief
through Writing
Jan Stanton
Tues., Mar. 3, Apr. 28
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Shakespeare said, “Give sorrow words.” In this session we will
create a safe and quiet place to discover our inner voice and
give expression to our grief. Using images, meditation, music
and poetry, we will write about our grief experience. Those
who wish may share something of their writing later in the
session. Paper and pens will be provided or, if you prefer, bring
your own journal and pen.
All session dates and times are subject to change. Online registration system reflects most accurate schedule.
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3115 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-9061
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March & April 2015
Calendar of events, programs, and services
 Renewing Life™: 3 Day Intensive for cat. 1 & 2 Participants.......(see page 3)
 Inner and Outer Imagery - Lorrie Ogren.....................................(see page 4)
 Moving Words for Caregivers - Peg Keenan................................(see page 4)
 Music and Song- Emily Hausladen.............................................(see page 4)
 Aromatherapy Consultation - Patricia Ronning.........................(see page 7)
 The Healing Power of Labyrinths - Katherine Pohlman..............(see page 8)
 Word Horse Coaching Card Circle - Beth Peterson...................(see page 10)
 Grief Group - Sue Salmela & Susan Obremski..........................(see page 11)