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Presenter Profile | Nicole Bertram

via Nicole Bertram‘s website.
feature photo via Flikr taken by normanack.

Nicole Bertram is a professional sewing teacher and yoga instructor. She’s a passionate facilitator of new experiences for those who want to reconnect with their bodies and the objects that surround them.
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Inspirit Grant to Attend Story Money Impact

Calling all media-savvy changemakers!

Are you 18-30 years old? Are you making media for social change?

You could be eligible for an Inspirit grant to attend
Story Money Impact May 27 – 31, 2015 at  Hollyhock on Cortes Island, B.C.
Today’s best projects are a dynamic synergy of art, partnerships and activism. Story Money Impact is a conference designed to raise the bar for filmmakers and changemakers who use documentaries or short films to promote sustainability, inclusion, and social innovation.

APPLY BY MARCH 23, 2015!

If you are a young media-maker or a changemaker interested in using media to create change, apply now and tell us how you will use this learning opportunity in your practice. You could soon be on your way to Cortes Island, B.C.!

Presenter Profile | Will Johnson

 The content in this article is found on Will Johnson’s website.
Shri Vajrasattva, statue of Tibetan Buddhist meditation diety
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Embodiment Training is a path of awakening that views the body as the doorway, not the obstacle, to personal growth and spiritual transformation.  Through combining the orientation of Western somatic therapy with Eastern meditational practices, Embodiment Training leads you to the discovery of your natural, embodied state.  Like the Dzogchen rigpa and the Buddhist sunyata, the embodied state has been described as “like coming home at last.”  The practices mix bliss (the complete surrender to the deep energies of the body) with presence (immaculate mindfulness) and lead you on a journey of unfolding that takes you ever deeper into the very center of your center.  The Institute promotes the teaching and practices of Will Johnson.

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Adam Bucko & Occupy Spirituality

Adam Bucko will be leading Occupy Spirituality in Vancouver on April 10 – 11, 2015. To have more of an understanding of the topic and the workshop here is a video on the award-winning book he co-authored, of the same name, Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation.

If you’d like to discover more videos such as this one, please check out Adam Bucko’s website.


Spring Arugula Salad Recipe

Feature photo courtesy of Wayne Surber

This arugula salad recipe by Heidi Scheifley is from Hollyhock’s award-winning cookbook Garden to Table.

Arugula packs a peppery punch that is humbled by bursts of sweet grapes and creamy, pungent blue cheese. Dress this salad in beautiful purple vinaigrette that is lights and fruity with subtle undertones of grape.  Continue reading Spring Arugula Salad Recipe