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UPCOMING EVENTS

Events may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances or low registration.

 

Sidewalk Art Sale

Sunday July 5th, 10AM - 3PM

Paintings and artifacts reasonably priced for fundraising. In case of rain sale will be in the Carriage House garage.

 sidewalk art sale 2020

Conscious Breathing

Learn specific breathing practices for stress release, relaxation, improved sleep, and overall optimal health.

August 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 4:00 - 5:15PM

All four sessions $75 or $20 per class. We recommend taking all four classes for maimum benefit.

 

Lavender Festival

Saturday September 19th, 11AM - 4PM

 

New & Exciting Offer: Curbside Yoga!

Get outside and get unstuck!

Enjoyable one hour movement on the lawn at the Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center, Lake Avenue, Montrose on Mondays at 11:00 am or Thursdays  at 4:00 pm. (good weather dependent)

Class is open to adults regardless of flexibility or experience. Lots of space, tell your friends and let's move together!

Message us or call 570.278.9256 or JUST SHOW UP if interested! Bring a blanket or mat and wear comfortable clothing

 
Labyrinth - We would like everyone to know that Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center in Montrose is open by appointment for labyrinth walks, weather permitting. Individuals and small groups can request a time to walk the outdoor Chartres-replica labyrinth for prayer, meditation, to find solace and healing. If interested, please call Anna, 570-278-9256
 
September 22 - Autumn Equinox - 6:30 pm
 

 

RECENT PAST EVENTS

 

Summer Solstice Open Labyrinth Walk

Saturday June 20th, 2-7PM

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with a sacred labyrinth walk. To comply with social distancing, up to 3 people may walk any time during open hours. A private group which wants to walk together will need to schedule an appointment for a specific time. $10.00 donation appreciated
 
 Summer Solstice 2020
 
 
Virtual Healing Circle - March 26 to April 2 at 12 Noon Daily. Join us in meditation from wherever you are to focus our collective consciousness onto the healing of our communities, our nation, and the world from the Corona Virus. Contact Anna at 570-278-9256 for more details on how to participate.
 
Virtual Healing Circle
 
March 20 - Distant Healing Opportunity - 7:00 PM
Join us for a 'Distant Healing Opportunity' at the Center or from your home

The world needs healing from each and everyone of us. A small group will be gathering at the Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center in Montrose to celebrate the Spring Equinox on Friday, March 20 at 6 pm. The buds are budding and the birds are singing all around us, like every Spring.

At 7 pm, we will form a circle filled with healing energy to embrace in love anyone and everyone and the world at large for the undoing of fear and the return to balance. If you wish to participate in person, especially if you are a Reiki practitioner, please RSVP at 570.278.9256.

You may join in sending healing from wherever you are, simply sitting, at 7 pm, breathing into your heart and intending to radiate thoughts of calm, seeing the world as healed, bathed in green light.

 

 March 20 - Spring Equinox Celebration - 6:00 pm
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SILVER & IVORY CONCERT - FEBRUARY 9, 2020 -  CANCELLED

Melanie Valencia, flute Susan Hurwitz, keyboard   Melanie VaMelanie Valencia, flute Susan Hurwitz, keyboard   Melanie Valencia lives to play flute in all its collaborative forms.  Susan Hurwitz has used her degree in piano performance to specialize in all forms of accompanying. Melanie and Susan will play a program of some of their favorites, ranging from classical to popular, all in a gentle mood.

Sunday, February 9 at 4:00 pm Tickets purchased by February 6: $15 $20 at the door

Refreshments served after concert 

Silver and Ivory Concert flyer February 2020

 
 
 
 WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION

Saturday, December 21st, 4:00pm - Meditation, labyrinth walk, crystal bowl music, old year clearing and new year visioning ritual. Seasonal refreshments served. Please RSVP. Donation appreciated.

winter solstice dec 21 2019 

ANNUAL PEACE MEDITATION & SHARED VEGETARIAN BREAKFAST

7:00 AM, December 31st - One hour world-synchronized meditation followed by shared vegetarian breakfast. Please RSVP. Bring a food offering for the meal. Donation appreciated. Please arrive in silence.

peace meditation dec 31 2020

 
 
SILVER & IVORY CONCERT - NEW !
Music in a Gentle Mood for Flute and PianoFeaturing: Melanie Valencia on flute and Susan Hurwitz on keyboard. Melanie Valencia lives to play flute in all its collaborative forms. Susan Hurwitz has used her degree in piano performance to specialize in all forms of accompanying. Melanie and Susan will play a program of some of their favorites, ranging from classical to popular, all in a gentle mood. Sunday, November 3rd at 4:00 pm.  Tickets purchased by October 29th: $15 or,  $20 at the door. Refreshments served after concert.
 
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FULL MOON WALKS
The monthly full moon is a significant astrological event that affects us physically, psychologically and metaphorically. It is a time of amplified celestial energy that can offer the fulfillment of wishes, goals and intentions.We celebrate the monthly full moons with quieting and awareness exercises, reflections of the month since the new moon, sharing, labyrinth walk, fire ceremony, and refreshments. 05/18/2019; 6/17; 7/16; 8/15; 9/14; 10/13; 11/12
 
 
AUTUMN EQUINOX 
September 22, 6:30pm - At the Fall Equinox we honor the changing energies from Summer to Fall and what they mean for us physically and emotionally. Like other seasonal celebrations, visitors get to center in quiet and reflect on the past season and envision how they want to experience the coming season. They are invited into awareness exercises, movement, sharing, a labyrinth walk if weather permits and social time around refreshments. Donation 
autumn equinox labyrinth walk 2019
 

CONCERT OF ECLECTIC MUSIC
Saturday, October 12, 7:00pm
Tickets in advance by Oct. 8, $15.00
At the door, $20.00/members $10.00

 
 
 
LAVENDER FESTIVAL
 
Saturday,  July 13th  11AM - 4PM
This is a favorite public event and fundraiser when the lavender is in full bloom. Saturday, July 13, 11-4 we invite people to stop by and savor goodies made with culinary lavender. The lavender festival offers visitors homemade lavender goodies, from ice cream, cookies, to lemonade and specialty coffee as well as locally made dark chocolate lavender truffles. In addition there will be musicians, drumming and specially selected vendors of lavender products.
 
 
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SUMMER SOLSTICE
Friday, June 21, 7:00pm - June 21 is the first day of Summer and we gather to enjoy the warm energy of this special day. We celebrate the Summer Solstice with joyful movement,  empowerment rituals, sharing and, most importantly, with a sacred labyrinth walk.
 
Summer Solstice 2019 Flier
 
INTERGENERATIONAL YOGA - HONORING THE FATHER LINE
In honor of Father's Day, we're offering a gentle yoga experience and relaxation exercises for men related by bloodline. Saturday, June 15 at 11:00am we're inviting men to come and enjoy a time of bonding with easy yoga and relaxation exercises. No previous experience necessary. Gentle instruction, easy to follow, will be provided for men of any age.
 
INTERGENERATIONAL YOGA - HONORING THE MOTHER LINE
In honor of Mother's Day, we're offering a gentle yoga experience and relaxation exercises for women related by bloodline. Saturday, May 11at 11:00am we're inviting women to come and enjoy a time of bonding with easy yoga and relaxation exercises. No previous experience necessary. Gentle instruction, easy to follow, will be provided for women of any age.
 
THE POWER OF PILGRIMAGE - WORLD LABYRINTH DAY
MAY 1, 11AM - World Labyrinth Day is an international event that invites people to "walk as one" at 1:00pm. We also are offering a class at 11:00am on the significance of pilgrimage, well-known pilgrimage sites and the labyrinth as a pilgrimage experience.

SPRING EQUINOX
March 21, 6:00pm - We celebrate the return of Spring with centering exercises, setting intentions, music, sharing and labyrinth walk, weather permitting. We're celebrating the Spring Equinox and the Full Moon Together on March 21. This will be a powerful time for welcoming the fresh energy of Spring and setting visionary intentions for the rest of the year. The event will include movement, centering, visioning, sharing, labyrinth walk, weather permitting and refreshments.

JAZZ CONCERT

Presenting... Nancy Reed and Spencer Reed… a mainstay on the Pocono jazz scene for over 30 years! Their warm, relaxed vocal blend and unusual harmony gives a unique treatment to jazz standards as well as rarely heard tunes.

Saturday, February 16 at 4:00 p.m. Admission: $15 members & advance tickets $20 at the door

RSVP: February 12th     Refreshments served after concert 

Jazz Concert Feb 2019

 CLASSICAL GUITAR CONCERT

Jay Steveskey classical guitarist and teacher, returns to warm and energize us with Spanish and South American compositions. Sunday January 13th, 2019 at 3PM. In the Carriage House of the Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center in Montrose.

Advanced tickets: $15 Members: $15 At the door: $20.00 *RSVP by January 11th

Tea and refreshments will follow performance.

Classical Guitar Concert 2019