Hope Floats 6th Annual Memory Walk

A walk to remember our loved ones.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Registration begins at 8:30. Walk starts at 10am. Individuals and Teams welcome! Food, Music, Raffles & More!

Register for walk here

 

Reiki Share

Bob Brown, Diane Fortner & Tricia Spooner. Saturday, April 20, 10-12. Donations appreciated. 

You are invited to join Tricia, Bob and Diane on Saturday to experience the relaxing, self-healing power of Reiki. We offer 15 minute session available between 10am and 12pm. Come and participate in receiving Reiki and/or giving Reiki. No experience required and Reiki practitioners are welcome.

 

Yoga & Your Fascia

Laura Walsh. Sunday, April 28, 2-3:15. Investment: $20 ~REGISTER HERE

Join Laura as she guides you with her knowledge and passion to release the connective “tissue-goo” that surrounds and connects every single cell in our body. During this class, Laura will identify where your fascia has become hard and stressed and shows up as pain and tension. Using therapy balls and yoga postures, each student will begin to release the tension and return the fascia to soft and fluid. Bring harmony and balance back…let stress and tension go. Please note: This class sells out so after registering,  if you cannot attend, please call the office so we can open your space to someone on the waitlist.

 

Creative Journaling for Caregivers

Alice Kearney. Thursdays, 11:30-12:30. May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6.

This group is designed to give you some personal reflection time and support as a caregiver. There will be a simple topic to reflect on, then, after working in your journal there will be time to share, talk and connect (if you choose). Although there is writing and art involved in journaling, no experience is necessary. This group is open to anyone and everyone in the role of caregiver. feel free to bring along lunch! Alice is a mental health counselor and art therapist. All supplies provided. Call to register: 781-585-4221.

 

Guided Harp Meditation

Karla Brown & Teresa Lally. Friday, May 3, 7-8pm. Investment: $20 ~REGISTER HERE

Start your weekend off with an hour of blissful relaxation! Karla will take you on a guided journey while being surrounded with the soothing sounds of live harp music. No meditation experience necessary.

 

Finding Forgiveness When Grief Has Frozen Your Heart Part I

Marcy Neumann. Sunday, May 5, 1-4. Investment: $50 ~REGISTER HERE

Join Marcy Neumann, the HeartShift Coach, for an exploration of the role of forgiveness in healing the grieving heart so that in the thaw, life can begin again and Love can be found through the process. This workshop will offer practical, step by step practices for letting go and letting Love heal the wounds that were once frozen shut. (Part II of this workshop will be held May 19)

 

Afternoon Table Tipping

Teresa Lally, Thursday, May 9, 2-4. Investment: $45 ~REGISTER HERE

Table Tipping is a form of physical mediumship; a way for everyone to experience a direct connection and communication with those in the world of spirit- loved ones who have passed (both people and pets), spirit guides, even guardian angels. Spirit causes the Table to move up and down, or tip, and will spell out answers to questions and messages for those sitting around it. An amazing and unforgettable experience!

Our Undying Soul: A Chanting Meditation Workshop

Jiwan Shiva Kaur, Kundalini Yoga –Sound Healer – Earth Energies Practitioner,

Friday, May 10, 7-8:30. Investment: $20 ~REGISTER HERE

The sound currents generated by chanting with our own voices is a very powerful meditative technique for self-healing. Tuning into the vibrational frequency of sounding with the voice individually and collectively – provides an opportunity to explore our soul mission. Each of the chanting meditations will take us deeper into the cells and the space between the cells within the body to sense-intuit-feel glimpses of our soul beyond the 3-D body. New comers to chanting and meditation are encouraged to join us as well those with experience. There will be time for questions, reflection, and journaling. Handouts of the chant meditations will be provided for home practice.

 

Essential Oils for Grief and Moving Forward

Val Masi, Patrice Wood & Pat Yetman, Saturday, May 11, 2:00 - 4:00. Investment: $25 ~REGISTER HERE

In this workshop, you will learn specific Energy Healing and Reflexology techniques, along with using essential oils to help restore physical health and well-being and address the physical manifestations of grief such as: insomnia, digestive problems, body aches and pains, anxiety, memory issues and/or exhaustion and fatigue. You will make an essential oil blend to take home to help relieve symptoms unique to you.

 

Restorative Yoga

Claire Manganello. Sunday, May 19, 12-2pm. Investment: $25 ~REGISTER HERE

Embrace this opportunity to learn ways to quiet the nervous system, quiet the mind, connect with nature and to find harmony and balance in your life. Restorative yoga is a nurturing practice that promotes deep relaxation and renewal within the body. Props such as bolsters, pillows and folded blankets support and stabilize the body in restorative yoga postures that are usually held for 3-10 minutes! The postures are designed to release deeply held tensions, sooth the nervous system, strengthen the immune system and refill our spiritual wells. Warm-up exercises, postures, meditation, and yogic breathing release stress and promote healing during this gentle practice. After a restorative yoga session, most people feel rested, renewed, more deeply connected to their authentic self, and more open to healing, growth and balance in their lives. Please consider nurturing your soul with one of these gentle but powerful classes.

 

Oil Painting with a Twist for the Beginner to the Intermediate

Laura Tryon Jennings. Tuesdays, 9-12. May 21- June 25. Investment: $198 (plus $28 supply fee due at class) ~REGISTER HERE

Tap into an extraordinary resource: the vibrant, vital force of your own creative character in a nurturing, encouraging, and safe environment and discover your distinctive path to oil painting. You only need bring the willingness to give up any attachment to feeling you have no talent or creativity. The focus of this workshop is to enjoy the creative experience and self nurturing qualities oil painting can provide to your soul. It offers a unique blend of learning the basics of oil painting materials, foundations of color theory, color mixing, composition and working with the flow of the creative process to awaken creative spirit, remember playfulness, and open a fuller expression of authentic self by nurturing your essence.  

 

"I'm Right Here!" How our loved ones in spirit communicate through signs

Teresa Lally & Maryellen Hunter. Thursdays, May 30, June 13 & 27, 6-7:30

In this workshop series, we will introduce/expound upon the idea that our loved ones in spirit are always around us, aware of everything going on in our lives and wanting to comfort and communicate with us by sending signs on a regular basis. We will explore and discuss what these many signs may be and how we can become more open and attuned to receiving them. There is no charge for this group but pre-registration is required. Please call (781) 585-4221 ext 2.

Table Tipping

Teresa Lally, Karla Brown & Trish Spooner. Friday, May 31, 7-9. Investment: $45 ~REGISTER HERE

Table Tipping is a form of physical mediumship; a way for everyone to experience a direct connection and communication with those in the world of spirit- loved ones who have passed (both people and pets), spirit guides, even guardian angels.Spirit causes the Table to move up and down, or tip, and will spell out answers to questions and messages for those sitting around it. An amazing and unforgettable experience!

 

Retreat for Parents who have Lost a Child

Saturday, June 1, 9-4:30

Please join us for a relaxing and healing retreat just for parents who have lost children. Relax with meditation, yoga, and mini-healing treatments given by our certified and talented practitioners. There is time for group discussion, exploring the peaceful grounds and labyrinth, and a nourishing lunch. This retreat is a great opportunity to take care of yourself and meet others who have experienced the same loss.  A Hope Floats retreat led by trained, peer volunteers. Register  with Denise at (781) 585-4221

 

Restorative Yoga

Claire Manganello. Sunday, May 19, 12-2pm. Investment: $25 ~REGISTER HERE

Embrace this opportunity to learn ways to quiet the nervous system, quiet the mind, connect with nature and to find harmony and balance in your life. Restorative yoga is a nurturing practice that promotes deep relaxation and renewal within the body. Props such as bolsters, pillows and folded blankets support and stabilize the body in restorative yoga postures that are usually held for 3-10 minutes! The postures are designed to release deeply held tensions, sooth the nervous system, strengthen the immune system and refill our spiritual wells. Warm-up exercises, postures, meditation, and yogic breathing release stress and promote healing during this gentle practice. After a restorative yoga session, most people feel rested, renewed, more deeply connected to their authentic self, and more open to healing, growth and balance in their lives. Please consider nurturing your soul with one of these gentle but powerful classes.

 

Mike's Club Family Night for Grieving Children, Teens & Their Families

Wednesday, June 5, 6-7:30

Join us at Hope Floats for our family night. Pizza dinner will be served then all families are invited to work together on a fun family art project. Register with Denise at (781) 585-4221

 

Love is Forever: An Evening of Spirit Messages with Lori Sheridan.

Friday, June 7, 7-9.Investment: $50 ~REGISTER HERE

Join medium Lori Sheridan for heartfelt messages from your loved ones in spirit in a small-group setting (maximum of 20 people). During this intimate evening Lori will deliver evidential messages of love, hope, and healing from friends and family on the Other-side. Many guests will be touched by spirit with a message from beyond, demonstrating that love and life are eternal. Refunds offered only if event is cancelled.

 

Yoga for Grief

Susan Connolly. Saturday, June 22, 10-11:15. Investment: $12 ~REGISTER HERE

Due to popular demand, Susan Connolly will be offering a special Saturday class.
Join Susan, bereaved mom and certified yoga instructor for this specialized yoga program. We will explore embodied movement, breath work and meditation.

 

Dates to be announced:

Holistic Cancer Retreat

Saturday, 9-4:30

If you have recently been impacted by a cancer diagnosis, please join us at Hope Floats for a day of rest and renewal created especially for you.
Enjoy a gentle yoga class, group support, a nourishing noon meal as well as varied holistic treatments.  Our gifted practitioners, facilitators and volunteers will offer you a nurturing space to find an oasis of comfort and ease as you navigate this challenging time. (As we want to make sure you are able to fully participate and enjoy this day of support, if you are currently undergoing treatment, please obtain a signed letter of permission from your doctor). Please call Denise at 781-585-4221 ext 2.

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

Claire Manganello

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that systematically guides and relaxes you at every level of being including your physical, energetic, mental, emotional and spiritual layers (called five koshas). Through the use of breath awareness, body scanning, healing music and nature imagery. Divine Sleep invites you to become aware of each layer of being without needing to change or fix anything. This is true meditation where there is nothing to do but to “notice” – supporting you in feeling empowered just as you are. This contemporary practice is based on ancient yogic wisdom and meditation to make a powerful tool for modern day life.

Sound Meditation with Singing Bowls & Gongs

Stephanie Woods, Saturday, 7-8:30.

Investment: $25

Join “The Singing Bowl Lady”, sound therapist Stephanie Woods, for a sound based wellness experience. The beautiful tones of the Himalayan Singing Bowls will envelop you in a cocoon of peace and tranquility. The vibrations resonate with those parts of an individual that are out of tune and gently bringing them into alignment. The music from the Bowls comforts and soothes, and can allow you to address physical, emotional and spiritual issues.

PRIVATE BODY TREATMENTS AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT

YOGA, TAI CHI AND CLASSES AVAILABLE

For more information contact us at 781-936-8068 or visit www.hopefloatswellness.org

Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center is a non-profit public charity with 501(c)(3) status offering educational, support and wellness services

How you help make a difference...Each time you take a workshop, class or get a treatment at Hope Floats you support the Hope Floats a non-profit public charity. A portion of fees provides free support groups, hospice programs and grants for individuals facing financial difficulties who need our services.

Thank you for your support.