Community Events – September/October 2019

Have an event that costs $20 or less to attend? CONTACT US TO ADD YOUR EVENT TO THIS DIRECTORY, FOR FREE! – Send an email to , or call 505-828-3430
Please submit event information at least 3 weeks prior to event date.

Mind Body & Soul Psychic & Wellness Fair

Held at: Hilton Garden Inn Uptown, 6510 Americas Parkway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
or through Facebook messenger,
Mind Body & Soul Psychic & Wellness Fair
Saturday & Sunday, November 2nd & 3rd, 10am – 6pm both days
Entry Fee: $5 at the door

Make plans now to be a part of this very special event! The MIND, BODY & SOUL – PSYCHIC AND WELLNESS FAIR now with even MORE of region’s best psychic readers, astrologers, mediums, and healers, as well as a variety of truly awesome vendors. Join us for this amazing 2-day event!

Monthly Sistership Circles

Held at: Santa Fe location, call for meeting location & date
Info: Mary Rives: 413-210-7759,
Monthly Sistership Circles
3-5pm, $15/advance, $20/Door

Want to experience more authentic connection, meditation, movement, intimate sharing, creative expression, ritual, and ceremony? Pre-registration preferred. Welcome, sister! Call for day of the month and Santa Fe location

Special Concert: The Ripple Effect
by the Vocal Trio Luminosas

Held at: San Miguel Chapel, Santa Fe
Info/Contact: Inѐs Andrade-Maricle, 206-407-5878,
Tickets available at the door or through Eventbrite:
SPECIAL CONCERT: The Ripple Effect by the Vocal Trio Luminosas
Saturday, September 14 at 7:30 pm
Cost: $20

With a focus on the power and beauty of the human voice as a means for healing and transformation, their music is both angelic and earthy, drawing inspiration and energy from the performance space and the people in attendance. As such, every Luminosas concert is a truly unique experience. The San Miguel Chapel provides an ideal venue, with its lovely acoustics, beautiful interior, and rich history.

Channeling by Donna Carol

Held at: Resonant Essentials, 7413 Menaul Blvd, NE, ABQ (next to Play it Again Sports)
First Friday of each month, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Doors open at 6 pm with a tea service.
Channeling occurs at 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost: $20 at the door

Donna Carol – Clairvoyant Medium, channels various archangels, masters, Ets and ascended lightbeings.

Events offered by Upaya Zen Center

1404 Cerro Gordo Road, Santa, NM 87501

September 10 – October 13

Metta Refuge Council
Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

A Buddhist support group for sharing experiences of illness and loss. Led by Susan Benjamin:, 505-982-9261. FREE – Donations are invited.

Dharma Talk
September 11, 5:30 – 6:30 pm:

By Wendy Johnson, founder of the organic Farm and Garden Program at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in Marin County. FREE – Donations are invited.

Friday, September 13, 12:20 pm

A Buddhist ritual of atonement, purification, and renewal of vows.

Dharma Talk: “The Dharma Gate Of Ease and Joy”
September 18, 5:30 – 6:30 pm:

By Matthew Kozan Palevsky of Upaya Zen Center. FREE – Donations are invited.

Dharma Talk: “Who is the Buddha?”
September 25, 5:30 – 6:30 pm:

By Sensei Shinzan Palma. FREE – Donations are invited.

Gate of Sweet Nectar Liturgy
Sunday, September 29, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Come chant this liturgy which calls out to those who are lost, hunger, and feel insufficient. We offer the bodhi mind of love, wisdom, and transformation. FREE

Dharma Talk
October 2, 5:30 – 6:30 pm:

By Sensei Shinzan Palma and Matthew Kozan Palevsky. FREE – Donations are invited.

Zen Meditation Instruction
Sunday, October 6, 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Get acquainted with Upaya and learn Zen meditation and temple etiquette. FREE – Please RSVP to or 505-986-8515 ext. 111

Dharma Talk
October 9, 5:30 – 6:30 pm:

By Sensei Sokaku, Kathie Fischer, Sensei Shinzan Palma, and Matthew Kozan Palevsky

Fusatsu – A Zen Buddhist Ceremony of Atonement
Wednesday, October 13, 5:30 pm

We acknowledge that suffering is caused by an ignorant view of being separate from our world. FREE

Events Offered by Vessel Health

Held at: Vessel Health, NM
10601 4th Street NW – ABQ, 87114

Info/Contact: 505-828-3000
Vessel Health offers many healthful, inexpensive classes!
Check out our calendar at:
Circuit Training
Fridays, 8:30-9:30am
Cost: $10 each

A group exercise class focused on mindful breathing, stretching, and balance. We hope you can join us!

LifeSHIP (TM) Classes: Heart to Heart Yoga
Tuesdays at 7:30am; Wednesdays at 7:30am, 10:00am & 5:30pm (Julie)
Fridays at 10:30am (Beverly)
Cost: $10 each

Our emotional wellness consultant, Julie McGaharan, teaches four classes each week, focused on yoga-centered movement, meditation, and mindfulness. Our fitness consultant, Beverly Aranda, teaches one class each week, focused on stretching, balance, and mindful breathing. All of our classes are accessible to all levels (no experience required), and can be adapted as needed for participants.

Ongoing: Guided Prayer & Meditation Group with Swami Ji

Held at: Lotus Tree Ayurveda, 7015 B 4th Street NW, Los Ranchos, NM, 87107
60 Minute Guided Prayer & Meditation Circle with Swami Ji
Tuesdays: 7:00-8:00pm · Sundays: 9:00-10:00am
Cost: $12 per class. Ask about discounted monthly memberships!

Relax · Heal · Tune-in · Connect · Recharge Learn stilling the mind, concentration & meditation practices. No previous experience needed. Swami Ji is an authorized teacher of spiritual meditation practices since 1994.

“Imagine that even the slightest change in the Solar System can change the life-cycle for everyone on this planet. All worries and thoughts will vanish as soon as you start meditation and connect yourself to the Divine Source.” – Swami Ji

Ongoing: Meditation and Readings from the Teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda

Held at: 1704 Moon NE Suites 1 & 2, Albuquerque, NM
Meditation and Reading Services
Sundays – 9:00 am Adult Meditation Service
Sundays – 10:00 am Adult Meditation and Reading Service; Youth Program
Cost: FREE/by donation

We invite you to join us for meditation and readings from the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda every Sunday morning. Learn to practice the science of Kriya Yoga Meditation and receive practical guidance for attaining balanced physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Our youth program for ages 3-18 includes chanting, meditation, arts and crafts, and “how to live” lessons that emphasize character, positive habits and spiritual development.

“Have that eternal peace within and without; then whoever comes to you shall feel your peace and be uplifted by it” – Paramahansa Yogananda

Events Offered By: Wise Medicine (TM)

Held at: 5353 Wyoming Blvd NE, Suites 4 & 5
ABQ, NM 87109

Info/Contact: Dr. Glenn Wilcox, 505-771-4998

Third Thursday Presentations – Free Every Month, 7-9pm
Please RSVP: 505-771-4998

Sex and Energy
September 19, 7-9pm • FREE

Everything You Need to Know from Testosterone and Estrogen to Thyroid and Cortisol. Revive your vitality and sexuality now! Learn how to enhance and optimize the holistic symphony of your hormones. Understand how to accurately test your hormone levels. Know the best, safest products that are available. Feel and look better than ever!

Lyme Disease and Lyme Co-Infections
October 17, 7-9pm • FREE

Co-infections: Learn About Advances in Accurate Diagnosis. Understand How to Treat it Quickly and Effectively. Lyme
Disease and the Lyme Co-infections have become epidemic in this country and are undermining the health of millions of Americans. In this presentation, we will cut through the confusion and learn how to resolve these infections effectively.

Events Offered By: About Face Med Spa

Held at: 800 Montgomery Blvd. NE #D ABQ
Info: 505-944-6333,
About Face Med Spa Grand Opening!
September 14, noon-5pm • FREE

Join us for a fun-filled, family friendly event. Hourly raffles and large discounts on services and products. Most services 25% off—One Day Only. Lots of food options, drinks, entertainment and more. Come and tour the facility, meet the staff and enjoy yourself!

FREE B12 Injections: The Vessel IV Bar
During the About Face Grand Opening Event
September 14, noon-5pm

The Vessel IV Bar is joining About Face Med Spa! We will be giving out FREE B12 injections at the Grand Opening Event! Also, discounts on infusions, vitamin injections, and packages. Bring the family and see what we have to offer.

Events Offered By: Alternative Wellness Center

5200 Eubank NE, Ste C-3,87111
505-294-WELL (9355)
Classes held at Alternative Wellness & taught by:
• Janet Hall, Naturopathy, CKP, CBT &
• Carol Akright, CFP, CKP, CHT.

FREE 5-minute Biofeedback scan and door prizes at each class!
Natural Solutions for Physical Healthcare
September 21, 11am-noon • FREE

Need something you can have at your fingertips for symptoms you experience? Learn how natural, pure essential oils can make a difference in your daily life and how you can be empowered to do self-care for yourself and your family. Learn strategies for better well-being!

Essentials for Emotional Healthcare
October 12, 11am-noon • FREE

Stressed out? You’ll enjoy educating yourself about what can help you feel more grounded and balanced for healthy emotional (and physical) biochemistry in your body. Learn the benefits of Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils, products and their uses for home/office. All health questions welcome.

RSVP Required by the Friday before each class: 505-294-WELL (9355). We look forward to seeing you!

Events Facilitated By: Lissa Callirhoe

Master’s in Women’s Spirituality (2012)
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

Info/Contact: 505-243-3363,
Women’s Spirituality Book Group
2nd & 4th Weds, 6:30-8:pm
Suggested Donation $5-$10

Women of the past can help us unravel what it is, to be a woman. Participants take turns reading out loud from some of the classic books of women’s spirituality. Current book: Shakti Woman by Vicki Noble. Fragrance Free. Held at: The Source (Blu Room), 1111 Carlisle SE, ABQ 87106

Drumming Circle and Ceremony
5th Wednesdays, 6:30-8:pm
Suggested Donation $5-$10

LOCATION: To be announced

Events Offered By: Grace Angelic Healing

Held at: Balanced Life Yoga. 417 Tramway NE #7, ABQ, 87123 Info: 505-321-6635,,
Angel Messages Channeling Group
Sept 1 & 15, Oct 6 & 20, 11:30-1pm
$8 Suggested Donation

Group message, then everyone gets a personal message (based on current group size) and questions are answered.

Gratefulness Gathering
Sept 8 & Oct 13, 11:30-1pm
Donations Gratefully Accepted

Monthly Meditation, gratitude reading (from, discussion. Spiritual, Non-religious.

Reiki Healing Circle
Sept 22 & Oct 27, 11:30am
Donations Gratefully Accepted

4th Sunday of each month, Reiki practitioners, energy and Pranic healers practice and offer healing energies to attendees in need. Massage tables provided. Music and Drumming.

Monthly Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Held at: Full Circle Wellness Center, 5701 Carmel Ave NE, Suite B, ABQ, NM 87113 • Info: 505-837-2100 x3,
Monthly Mindfulness Practice with
Bhanu Joy Harrison, LCSW, SEP
Sept 17, Oct 15, Nov 12, Dec 10
6-7:15pm • $10 or sliding scale

Looking for stress reduction, better sleep, improved focus or a desire to be more present in your life? Come practice mindfulness meditation in a guided group setting! Class focuses on a specific mindfulness skill each month. No experience necessary. Ages 15+.

Pranic Healing Clinic – Ongoing 1st Tuesday

Held at: First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd NE, ABQ 87110
Info/Contact: Rita Herther, 505-298-4823
Pranic Healing Clinic – Ongoing 1st Tues (except Jan, Jul, Dec)
6:30–8pm • Donation

No-touch clearing of congested energies and energizing and balancing of the energy body.

Events Offered By: Westside Center for Spiritual Living

NEW LOCATION: Haynes Community Center
2006 Grande Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-922-1200 •

All Events are FREE unless otherwise indicated. Chakra Balancing Crystal Bowl Meditation: Every Sunday @ 10:30 before services.


Our theme for September is Love! Love points the way and Law makes the way possible! – Dr. Ernest Holmes

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Sept. 1, 11-noon

Topic: As Within, so Without

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Sept. 8, 11-noon

Topic: To Be at One. Friendship Sunday; Community Conversation with Potluck

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Sept. 15, 11-noon

Topic: Loving your Fears into Faith

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Sept. 22, 11-noon

Topic: A Creative Something

Sunday Celebration with RScP Deborah Perdue
Sept. 29, 11-noon

Topic: Finding Love Everywhere and in Everything

Thriving with a Thankful Heart
Workshop With Author/Practitioner Deborah Perdue
Sept 29, 12:30 – 2:30
Suggested Love Offering $20

Lunch included. RSVP Required: 505-922-1200


Our theme for October is Unity. You belong to the universe in which you live, you are one with the creative genius back of this vast array of ceaseless motion, this original flow of life. – Dr. Ernest Holmes

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Oct. 6, 11-noon

Topic: Anywhere in the Universe, Just One

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Oct. 13, 11-noon

Topic: Seen or Unseen; It is all Good. Friendship Sunday; Community Conversation with Potluck

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Oct. 20, 11-noon

Topic: The Efficacy of Divine Love

Sunday Celebration with Rev. Heidi M. Peck
Oct. 27, 11-noon

Topic: Individualized and Inseparable

Wherever you are on your spiritual path, we look forward to sharing the journey with you! Email us at: or visit our YouTube page:

FREE Stem Cell Seminars

Held at: 1500 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite B, ABQ, 87104 Info: 505-503-6490,

Please Note: Complimentary refreshments are provided for all events. Space is limited; reservations are necessary so please call 505-503-6490 to reserve your seat.

ABQ: FREE Stem Cell Seminars
With Dinner: Sept 10, 6pm
With Lunch, Sept 19 & 12, noon

We are seeing incredible results with stem cells in treating joint injury, osteoarthritis, heart disease, brain disease, autoimmunity, arthritis, nerve damage, plantar fasciitis, macular degeneration and more. Learn about this incredible treatment. Don’t Mask Your Pain. Eliminate it without surgery with Stem Cell Therapy. Please RSVP and help us plan for refreshments. For future dates please visit our website or call.

Deep Healing Introduction with
Las Cruces Healer Dawn Cheney

Held at: 9301 Indian School Rd, ABQ
Deep Healing Introduction
October 24, 6pm • FREE

Learn how the alignment of Chakra energy with your body systems (physical, emotions, mental and spiritual), facilitates greater synchronization and deeper healing across time and space. Individual one and a half (1.5) hour sessions will be available on 10/25, 26,
27. See article this issue for more info. RSVP to Karen Larré, 505-828-3430

Divine Gazing with Epi Gallegos

NOTE Location Change!
Held at: 981 Canal Blvd. SW, Los Lunas, NM 87031

Info/RSVP/Directions, Epi Gallegos: 505-259-5495
Divine Gazing with Epi Gallegos
3rd Weds of the month
Sept 19 & Oct 17, 4pm
Donations Gratefully Accepted

Experience the healing power of Divine Gazing.

El Paso Psychic Fair: Readings, Products, Gifts

Held at: Hawthorn Inn. 1700 Airway, El Paso TX 79925,
El Paso Psychic Fair
October 19 & 20, 11-7pm • $5 Admission for both days

Feeling Stuck? Talk to a Reader about ANYTHING! Plus: Crystals, Gem Stones, New Age Jewelry, Pendulums, Bracelets, Feng Shui items, Essential Oils, AURA Photos, more. The Fair is held every 2-3 months. Upcoming Fair dates on the website.

Energy Medicine

RSVP to: Dr. Rita Ferraro, 505-903-9595 •
Held at: 9301 Indian School RD NE, Conference Room
Part 1, Oct 8, 6:30-7:30pm
Part 2, Oct 15, 6:30-7:30pm
Part 3, Oct 22, 6:30-7:30pm
$10/ea or Donation

Learn about energy medicine and how it can change your life naturally!

Calling All Old Dog Lovers! Donations Needed

Call for Art Donations Art Show Fundraiser. Info: 505-471-5366,,, Sanctuary
Donations Needed

With monthly sponsorships, Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary can help 3 more senior dogs have loving end of life and hospice care. All
donations are tax deductible. Every penny goes to the animals!

Animal Caregivers Wanted:
Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary

Call for Art Donations Art Show Fundraiser. Info: 505-471-5366,,, Sanctuary
Animal Caregivers Wanted
Staff and Volunteer positions

Eldercare and Hospice for Senior Animals. Now accepting applications for dedicated Animal Caregivers for both staff and volunteer positions. Visit for more info and an application.