Upcoming February Gathering

Vital Living Gathering
Sunday, February 19th, 2023

TIME CHANGE!! 10:30am
“Love”

 

Join us in person or via livestream!

 

February Gathering

Please note the gathering time structure has changed! Our new time is 10:30am. 

The first hour will be a welcome, blessing and interactive playshop. The second hour will be optional potluck & vital community sharing time. 

We are looking forward to reaching more of our community! 

“Love”

-Music with Kendyl and Pavana 

-Welcome and blessing with Lori 

-Heart opening tea with Merci 

-Ayurvedic self care with Cory

Partner yoga with Ananda 

Heartbeat meditation

Closing circle and story sharing

Feel free to bring a yoga mat, poem or story to share!

-Potluck and sharing time (optional $10 suggested donation) 

*Please bring healthy vital foods to share if joining our potluck, Mahalo!* 

Past Events

Vital Living Gathering and Services
January 15th, 2023, 10:30am-12pm

“Intention”

New year, new you! This gathering was about setting intentions for the new year. We created vision boards, wrote down a list of the things that hold us back and no longer serve us and burned them in the fire! Then rewarded our bodies with an incredible potluck! 

Program:

-Music with Kendyl 

-Welcome and blessing with Lori 

-10 minute silent meditation 

-Create a vital vision with clear intentions for 2023 with Lori and Nicole 

-Story sharing and pot luck!

 

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
December 18th, 2022, 4-6pm

“Reciprocity”

For our 3rd Sunday December gathering we had an informal reflection time and story sharing. We talked story then sat in meditation for 20 minutes. We sincerely appreciate your presence at our past gatherings and look forward to seeing you in 2023! 

We did not live stream this gathering, but please enjoy the livestream of the Vital Living Concert the night before! On Saturday December 17th we were honored to host Jamarek (West African fusion band) and drumming magic by Sekou and drum and dance ensemble Sewa Fare!

 

 

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
November 20th, 2022, 4-6pm

“Gratitude”

In this gathering we will discover how to find a way to come back to a place of gratitude in our moments of frustration, anger, or self-pity, and be able to focus on the simple things that we take for granted. Let’s tackle the disturbing factors that take us away from feeling grateful and restore sincere MAHALO for all that is life!

Program:

-Music with Kendyl Beschen and Terry Brown
-Opening Prayer and Welcome with Lori
-Somatic Gratitude with Carrie
-Creating Heart-Centered Vibration with Breath and Sound: SuperNova Sarah
-Gratitude Art Lei Making with Lori
-Mahalo Circle

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
October 16th, 2022, 4:30-6:30pm

“Fear”

Fear exists because pain is real and we experience fear when we face pain or the possibility of pain. Let’s explore openly talking about our fears, and finding ways to face them, learn from them, and allow them to teach us and heal us. 

Program:

-Music with Kendyl Beschen
-Opening Prayer and Welcome with Lori
-Breathing through Fear and Anxiety with Carrie
-Movement and Sound, resetting the nervous system with the VT Ambassadors
-Death Meditation with CJ
-Bonfire to Release Fears
-Birthday Celebration for Cory!

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
September 18th, 2022, 4:30-6:30pm
“Discipline”

Learning that we all have a choice, and we can choose to be disciplined to get us where we need to be for mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health! The power is ours! 

Program:

-Music with Kendyl Beschen
-Opening Prayer, Welcome and Discipline Exploration with Lori
-Road Mapping for Vitality: Goal Setting with Nicole & Garrett
-The Tao of Belly Breathing: Breathwork with CJ
-Discipline of Dance with Ananda
-Dinachara: Daily Intention to Live a Healthy Life with Cory
-Discipline Through Music: Playing your part with Dr. Lori

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
August 21st, 2022, 4:30-6:30pm
“Expression”

Learning how to be more comfortable with expressing our true selves will allow us to move our vital energy, emerge from the tunnel and prevent illness and disharmony in mind/body/soul and heart!

Program:

– Music with Marley
-Opening Prayer
-Welcome and Expression exercise with Dr. Lori
-Elements of Expression with Cory
-Group Expression with Kendyl

 

Vital Living Gathering and Services
July 17th, 2022, 4:30-6:30pm
“Service”

Program:

– Music with Pavana
-Opening Prayer
-Welcome and exercise with Dr. Lori
-Exploring Service with CJ
-Dig in the dirt and farm service

Vital Living Gathering and Services
June 19th, 2022, 4-6pm
“Flow”

Program:

– Music with Kendyl
-Opening Prayer
-Welcome words with Dr. Lori
-Pitta Flow acceptance with Cory
-Poem Reading with Marcia
-Movement and Music
-Yoga and Ecstatic Dance
-Hydration Potluck

Vital Living Gathering and Services
April 17th, 2022, 4-6pm
“Cleanse”

Program:

– Music with Kendyl
-Opening Prayer
-Welcome words with Dr. Lori
-Energetic Spring Cleaning,
Breath and Mindfulness with Carrie and Sarah
-Love Your Liver with Dr. Lori
-What’s Your Poop Telling You with Dr. Merci
-Magical Marma with Cory
-Egg Hunt with Dr. Merci

Vital Living Gathering and Services
March 20, 2022, 4-6pm
“Nourish”

Program:
-Music with Pavana
-Opening Prayer
-Welcome words with Dr. Lori Kimata
-Planting Seeds of Nourishment – Creative Playshop with CJ Macias
-The Taste Experience with Dr. Lori
-Soul Nourishment experience with Nicole McNamara
-Nourish the Mind and Mood through Elemental Connections with Cory Tixier
-Spring Equinox Closing Ceremony with Cassie Mitchell

Vital Living Gathering and Services
February 20, 2022, 5-7 pm
“Balance”

Program:
-Music and opening prayer with Kendyl and Marley 
-Welcome words with Nicole and Garrett McNamara
-Balancing Breathwork exercise with Carrie Alford
-Ayurvedic dosha balancing with Cory Tixier
-Balance through movement with Dr. Merci and Ananda
-Drumming with Dr. Lori Kimata