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A Restorative Afternoon

November 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$25 – $40

The ancient Chinese believed that human beings should live in harmony with the seasonal changes that Mother Nature goes through. The darkness of winter and cooler weather encourages us to slow down a bit. This is the time of year to replenish our energy and conserve our strength.

Many are feeling the intensity of these times. Self care is so important to stay grounded and centered. Joyce Leonard, Reiki Master, and Marianne Benforado, L.Ac. are offering a restorative afternoon program designed to create ease and spaciousness in body, mind and spirit.

​The intention is to create a safe and healing environment where everyone can experience deep calmness and renewal.

We will have an opening circle and then you’ll be set up in a supportive position on a yoga mat, massage table, or chair with comfortable blankets and bolsters, where you can unwind and rest in a quiet setting. Joyce will offer community Reiki treatments and guided meditation and Marianne will provide acupressure and ear acupuncture (optional). The afternoon will end with Qi Gong movements and ideas about integrating quiet into your every day life.

Taking time for yourself can be a radical act. Treat yourself to a wonderful healing and nourishing afternoon. When we support ourselves, it is easier to support and be of service to others.

All are welcome – please share this information with anyone who may benefit! Please RSVP by emailing me at mbenforado@gmail.com

Cost: sliding scale: $25-$40 at the door


November 12, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$25 – $40


Pacific Cultural Center
1307 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062 United States
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