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"During the class, I have also experienced a strong spiritual connection between myself and God, especially during meditation exercises." “Be Happy Now Yoga” participant

Here…. we…. go….

There's so much I don't know.  I've spent the last year talking about this Whole Life Center trip to the Middle East, questioning other travelers, reading Michener's The Source, Tolan's The Lemon Tree, dipping into books by Marcus Borg and Palestinian Naim Ateek, and revisiting the Bible. I've taken notes on almost 36 lectures (!) on The Holy Land by an archaeology professor Jodi Magness. And still, there's just so muc ... Read More

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Be Happy Now Yoga 2014 at 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Using basic yoga postures, this class focuses on yoga as a “place” to practice its fundamental purpose: allowing peace and happiness to arise now, whatever the circumstances, whether on or off the mat.  Our practice begins with a spiritual principle of yoga that serves as our focus, followed by meditation, attention to breath and gentle postures. We conclude with time in...


Mommy & Me Yoga (Babies) at 10:30 – 11:30 am

Bond with your baby while doing yoga! We will split class time between yoga for you and yoga for your baby, sometimes at the same time. Yoga helps babies develop body awareness, connecting what they see and feel with what is happening with their bodies. This class is designed with the new mother in mind (with your practitioner’s permission, of...

Mommy & Me Yoga (Toddlers) at 9:15 – 10:15 am

Designed with the active toddler in mind, we incorporate play, music, and yoga into one fun hour. Moms, dads, or other caregivers model poses and encourage the toddlers to follow along, helping them practice their newly acquired motor and language skills. We balance active and passive poses into the practice so that toddlers can learn to rev up their engines...


Writing Down the Mountain: Finding Your Voice at 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Facilitated by Karen Richter and Judy Schwiebert, this 8 week writing workshop invites us to explore our voices as writers. Whether you participated in last spring's workshop - or want to sign up for this fun and enriching workshop for the first time, you are welcome to come exercise your writing muscles! We all have a mountain of life experiences...

Gentle Morning Yoga at 10:00 – 11:00 am

Join Debra Baca for a gentle morning yoga stretch each Thursday morning. The practice includes meditation, attention to breath and gentle postures. You'll leave stretched, refreshed and ready for your day. ...


Threshold Choir at 1:00 – 2:00 pm

You are invited to participate in the healing power of our local threshold choir. The Phoenix West Threshold Choir, when invited to a bedside, sings in trios to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of life.  A calm and focused presence, with gentle voices, simple songs, and sincere kindness, can be soothing and reassuring to clients, family, and...