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Events

Events schedule for Open Heart Energy, NC Yogi, and Ronen Divon (as an Author)

 

Upcoming Events

The following is a list of events of various sorts. It includes Open Heart Energy events, as well as special classes and workshops for NC Yogi, NC Taoist, Ronen Divon as an author, and other happenings of interest. To keep abreast of it all, visit this page occasionally, connect with us on social networks, and subscribe to our non-intrusive email list. 

 

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Vibrational Yin Yoga

  • Date: Saturday, Sept 7, 2019

  • Time: 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga, Cary (map)

  • Cost: $40 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

    Yin Yoga is an amazing practice for diving deep, going beyond the muscles; lightly stretching connective tissues, tendons and ligaments, opening up energetic pathways along the body. It is an introspective practice that includes supported poses that are held longer yet with ease.

    While Yin Yoga is healing all by itself, in this special workshop we will add vibrational elements such as singing bowls, tuning fork, and light Reiki. If you are already familiar with Yin Yoga, this is an opportunity to explore yet another layer of its benefits. New participants to Yin Yoga are welcomed as no previous knowledge or experience are required. Great for all ages and levels of practice!

    The workshop will be guided by Ronen Divon, a seasoned E-RYT 500 and YACEP Yoga instructor. Ronen is the owner of Open Heart Energy, where he offers healing and mindfulness sessions that combines Reiki, various modalities of energy-work, as well as sound and vibrations.


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Rapé Ceremony

  • Date: Tue, Oct 10, 2019

  • Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

  • Where: Open Heart Energy, downtown Cary (map)

  • Cost: $20 if paid in advance, $25 at the door (cash, Venmo, Paypal, or check)

Rapé (pronounced Hape) is a sacred shamanic medicine used by tribes of the Amazon as well as other South American indigenous cultures for thousands of years. It is a snuff made of various tree ashes combined with fine tobacco. The latter is not the common one typically used in cigarettes, but rather Nicotina Rustica which is highly potent. The resulting powder is highly refined.
For clarification purposes: Rapé is legal in the USA i.e. it does not contain any hallucinatory agents. It is a mean to focus the mind, release energies that do not serve us, and much, much more. 

When applied and served in a manner that honors the tradition it is coming from, Rapé is powerful medicine. It can provide insight, guidance, protection, and healing. It is a holy sacrament, not a substance, and thus should be treated accordingly. When working with Rapé, we work with the Rapé Spirit. Each blend has a different spirit connected with it.

In a Rapé ceremony, we first honor the spirit of smoke (Defuma,) and then conduct an opening prayer handled by the facilitator. The participants are asked to have an intention in mind before receiving the Rapé which is served individually. The snuff is then administered by a special blow pipe called Tepi to one nostril at a time. Instructions will be provided as to the process.

The experience of Rapé is quite powerful and can last anything from a few minutes to several hours.

Please note that private Rapé sessions with Ronen are now available as well. Please click here for more information about such private sessions.

Please also note that because of the special space needs of this event, it is limited to 8-10 participants only.

Private Rapé Healing sessions are available. Click here for more information.

Rapé and Kuripe (self-administering blow pipe), as well as original photos from Amazon tribes and their jewelry, are now available for sale at these events.  


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SUBTLE ENERGY SHIELDING AND CLEARING

  • Date: Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

  • Time: 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga (map)

  • Cost: $40 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

We are made of, and surrounded by, energy. As such, we are affected by everything around us. There is a subtle energy layer surrounding our physical body called the peri-spirit, as well as the subtle (energy) body, comprised of energy channels called nadis or meridians; prana or life force wind which flows through them; and the intersections of those channels, called chakras. Some people may be more sensitive to changes in energy around them than others. Either way, we may be affected. The result can be a sudden bad mood, agitation, anxiety, depression or other feelings of dis-ease.

Is there anything that can be done about it, and if so, what? In this workshop, Ronen will present the challenges related to disagreeable energy and offer methods to address possible scenarios.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to subtle energy in the context of this workshop

  • Forms of energy shields (including demonstrations) 

  • Methods for energetic clearing (including
     practical hands-on practice)

This workshop is suitable for anyone, especially those who work in healing arts – massage therapists, reiki practitioners, physical therapists, and yoga teachers. Participation in previous workshops is not required. Ronen will review any topics needed for this workshop.

RONEN DIVON, is a Shamanic Healer. Born in Israel, educated in New York, and currently residing in Cary, NC, he has traveled the world, spending time with masters and guides with wisdom that spans multiple traditions, including the Far-East, India, Israel, Brazil, Peru, and Indigenous America. As a Reiki and Energy-works facilitator, he incorporates Plant Medicine and channeling through a host of modalities. Other than his work as a healer, Ronen is a published author and also teaches Yoga, Meditation, and Tai Chi.


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SPECIAL CLASS: INTRODUCTION TO QIGONG

  • Date: Friday, October 11, 2019

  • Time: 6:00-7:15 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga, Cary (map)

  • Cost: $17 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

    Qigong (or Chi Kung) means life-energy cultivation. It is a holistic system of coordinated body-postures and movements, breathing and meditation applied for the purpose of wellness and spirituality. Some refer to Qigong as Chinese Yoga.

    Qigong is derived from ancient Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, and is an effective way to balance and rejuvenate the practitioner’s life force energy, Qi (Chi). Ongoing Qigong practice can aid a large range of medical conditions and generally improve one’s quality of life. The moves are relatively easy to learn and require neither super flexibility or much fitness.

    In this special class guided by Ronen Divon, we will learn and practice several different Qigong techniques that participants can later practice at home.

    No previous knowledge is required, all are welcome!


Events in Wilmington, Sept 28, 2019:

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Vibrational Breathwork Workshop

  • Date: Saturday, Sept 28, 2019

  • Time: 1:00-2:30 PM

  • Where: McKay Healing Arts, 4916 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC

  • Cost: $40 (*)

Circular breathwork is a form of deep meditation that helps activate the subconscious mind and bring about awareness and insights about ourselves. By breathing in this way, we open up the energy channels in the body. Whatever suppressed memories, negative thought patterns and unresolved emotions that are ready to move will come up through the breath and released from our bodies. This process shifts patterns within us and transformation takes place at a cellular level. It gives us clarity in our lives and allows a deeper relationship with ourselves and with the world around us.

The breathwork will be supported by various vibrational instruments such as tuning forks, singing bowls and drumming. Those will further open blocked energy channels and induce higher state of consciousness.

Partial list of benefits:

  • Releases toxins, emotions, and stagnant energy from the cells of the body

  • Releases symptoms of anxiety and depression

  • Unravels relationship issues and supports one to heal old wounds of abandonment and loss

  • Expands states of consciousness and clarity about one's path

  • Supports optimal wellness

Contraindications:

  • Pregnancy

  • Glaucoma

  • Recent surgery

  • Severe, chronic high blood pressure not controlled by medication

  • History of seizure not controlled by medication

  • Schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder

  • Asthma with any slight cardiovascular problems. If using inhalers, please bring with you

  • Mental illnesses, particularly bipolar depression and paranoid personality disorder

  • Cardiovascular problems or history of aneurysms

  • History of trauma or extreme abuse, please speak with the Facilitator before signing up. Contact Elena directly at 910-554-1206.

Please refrain from eating 2 hours prior to practice. If you choose to eat, please eat lightly because it will have an impact on your experience.
Wear loose, comfortable clothes.
Bring a yoga mat, a water bottle and a journal.
Personal eye mask is encouraged.
Feel free to bring your own pillow and blanket.

This workshop is facilitated by Elena Weber. Elena is a Breathwork Healer & Facilitator. By cultivating the medicines and rituals taught to her by guardians and lightwork teachers and channeling the gifts within her, she provides a way to learn and experience healing, transformation and empowerment through breathwork. Elena is also a Reiki Practitioner, Certified Yoga Instructor and Massage Therapist. She communes with nature; the trees, the sea and the stars. She values most the making of deep connections, where she can cry with you as much as share a big belly laugh. She is passionate about cultivating a community where we can come as we are, without hesitation, to practice and receive the healing and enlightening benefits of breath.

Elena will be assisted by Ronen Divon, a channeling healer, Reiki Master and medicine man. Ronen will provide the vibrational portion of the work.

(*) Please note, if you are participating in this workshop in addition to other events offered that day in Wilmington, cost will vary. Both workshops total cost is $70. Any workshop and Hape Ceremony, total cost is $60. Both workshops and the Hape Ceremony total cost is $95. You can use the links below to register or contact Ronen or Elena for more information.

Space is limited. Advanced reservation is highly recommended.


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SUBTLE ENERGY SHIELDING AND CLEARING

  • Date: Saturday, Sept 28, 2019

  • Time: 3:00-5:00 PM

  • Where: McKay Healing Arts, 4916 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC

  • Cost: (*) $40

We are made of, and surrounded by, energy. As such, we are affected by everything around us. There is a subtle energy layer surrounding our physical body called the peri-spirit, as well as the subtle (energy) body, comprised of energy channels called nadis or meridians; prana or life force wind which flows through them; and the intersections of those channels, called chakras. Some people may be more sensitive to changes in energy around them than others. Either way, we may be affected. The result can be a sudden bad mood, agitation, anxiety, depression or other feelings of dis-ease.

Is there anything that can be done about it, and if so, what? In this workshop, Ronen will present the challenges related to disagreeable energy and offer methods to address possible scenarios.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to subtle energy in the context of this workshop

  • Forms of energy shields (including demonstrations) 

  • Methods for energetic clearing (including
     practical hands-on practice)

This workshop is suitable for anyone, especially those who work in healing arts – massage therapists, reiki practitioners, physical therapists, and yoga teachers. Participation in previous workshops is not required. Ronen will review any topics needed for this workshop.

RONEN DIVON, is a Shamanic Healer. Born in Israel, educated in New York, and currently residing in Cary, NC, he has traveled the world, spending time with masters and guides with wisdom that spans multiple traditions, including the Far-East, India, Israel, Brazil, Peru, and Indigenous America. As a Reiki and Energy-works facilitator, he incorporates Plant Medicine and channeling through a host of modalities. Other than his work as a healer, Ronen is a published author and also teaches Yoga, Meditation, and Tai Chi.

(*) Please note, if you are participating in this workshop in addition to other events offered that day in Wilmington, cost will vary. Both workshops total cost is $70. Any workshop and Hape Ceremony, total cost is $60. Both workshops and the Hape Ceremony total cost is $95. You can use the links below to register or contact Ronen or Elena for more information.

Space is limited. Advanced reservation is highly recommended.


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Rapé Ceremony

  • Date: Tue, Sep 28, 2019

  • Time: 6:30-8:00 PM

  • Where: The Wellness Group, 219 Racine Dr. Suite C, Wilmington, NC

  • Cost: $30 (*)

Rapé (pronounced Hape) is a sacred shamanic medicine used by tribes of the Amazon as well as other South American indigenous cultures for thousands of years. It is a snuff made of various tree ashes combined with fine tobacco. The latter is not the common one typically used in cigarettes, but rather Nicotina Rustica which is highly potent. The resulting powder is highly refined.
For clarification purposes: Rapé is legal in the USA i.e. it does not contain any hallucinatory agents. It is a mean to focus the mind, release energies that do not serve us, and much, much more. 

When applied and served in a manner that honors the tradition it is coming from, Rapé is powerful medicine. It can provide insight, guidance, protection, and healing. It is a holy sacrament, not a substance, and thus should be treated accordingly. When working with Rapé, we work with the Rapé Spirit. Each blend has a different spirit connected with it.

In a Rapé ceremony, we first honor the spirit of smoke (Defuma,) and then conduct an opening prayer handled by the facilitator. The participants are asked to have an intention in mind before receiving the Rapé which is served individually. The snuff is then administered by a special blow pipe called Tepi to one nostril at a time. Instructions will be provided as to the process.

The experience of Rapé is quite powerful and can last anything from a few minutes to several hours.

(*) Please note, if you are participating in this workshop in addition to other events offered that day in Wilmington, cost will vary. Both workshops total cost is $70. Any workshop and Hape Ceremony, total cost is $60. Both workshops and the Hape Ceremony total cost is $95. You can use the links below to register or contact Ronen or Elena for more information.

Space is limited. Advanced reservation is highly recommended.

Please also note that because of the special space needs of this event, it is limited to 8-10 participants only. Advanced reservation is highly recommended.

Rapé and Kuripe (self-administering blow pipe), as well as original photos from Amazon tribes and their jewelry, are now available for sale at these events.  


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NC Yogi

For ongoing NC Yogi classes, workshops and events, please click here.

Due to a busy schedule at Open Heart Energy, at current, Ronen's only ongoing weekly Yoga classes are:


Past Events To Be Scheduled Again
(you can ask to be notified when new dates are made available - please see below)


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Yin Yoga Workshop at Yogaspire in Chapel Hill

  • Date: Saturday, Aug 31, 2019

  • Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Where: Yogaspire, Chapel Hill

  • Cost: $35

Using traditional asanas that require little external effort, Yin Yoga has a profound effect. This style of Yoga targets primarily the fascia, ligaments, and tendons. The practice opens pathways, allowing better flow of energy. Props such as belts, bolsters, and blankets, are employed to support our poses, so that longer holds of asanas (2 to 5 minutes,) requires very little muscular effort. This is a unique opportunity to go on a journey with a Yoga style that opens not only the muscles, but also the connective tissues, resulting in sensations of calm and wellness.

No previous experience or knowledge of Yin Yoga is required. All levels welcomed!
Please join us for an enjoyable opportunity to explore your Yinner-self.


DISCOVER YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL

  • Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019

  • Time: 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga, Cary (map)

  • Cost: $40 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

    Spirit Animals, also referred to as Power Animals, are energies available to us for shielding, assistance, and guidance. We each have specific animals more suitable for us at specific phases of our lives. Different cultures have different traditions and methods to identify and retrieve Spirit Animals.
    In this workshop we will:

    • Review different perspectives regarding Spirit Animals

    • Introduce Shamanic Journeying

    • Conduct Spirit Animal Retrieval (each participant will privately do their own in a group setup)

    • Learn how to create a relationship with your Spirit Animal; how to invoke, honor, and part ways with it when the time has come

    • Practice maintaining the relationship with the Spirit Animal

    No previous experience is required. All are welcome! $40

    * If you have a shaker, please bring it with you. If not, shakers will be provided. Please dress in white or bright colors. No strong perfumes or deodorant please. We will be lying down a for portion of the class. If you have an eye pillow, please bring it with you. Please bring a notebook. Space is limited, we recommend that you reserve in advance.


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Learn Tai Chi in 7 weeks!

In this 14-session course, offered during a period of 5 weeks, we will learn the entire Short Yang Tai Chi form, also known as the Standard 24 Yang.
Created in ancient China as a form of martial arts, Tai Chi is practiced these days mainly as a form of slow exercise, aimed at promoting health and wellness. Extensive studies show the tremendous mental, emotional and physical benefits of this practice.

In this Tai Chi course, we will start each session with a gentle warm-up followed by several Qi-Gong exercises (Qi-Gong are repeated movements aimed at cultivating energy in the body), and then proceed to learn the Short Yang form, adding moves in each progressing session. Since this course is based on progression in learning the various moves, there can be no drop-ins. It is a complete package. You may miss a class and make it up the following session, but it is not recommended to miss more than one class in a row.

Whether you already know of Tai Chi and wish to learn this ancient art, or this is your first time learning about it, stop by for a free 30 min introduction session that will be given on Wednesday, July 17th, 7:30pm at Republic of Yoga (Cary.) Click here to register for the free demo session.

The entire course cost is $210.00 (including all 14 sessions).
Course dates are: 
Mondays, Wednesdays (July only,) and Fridays:
July 22, 24, 26, 29, 31
Aug 2, 5, 12, 19, 23, 26, 30
Sep 6, 9, 13

Each session is about 60 min in length, starting at 7:30 PM. 
Space is limited! Advanced registration recommended. 


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Meditation Wednesdays @ Vibe

  • Date(s): Every Wednesday (ended July 31)

  • Time: 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Where: Vibe Cary Coworking (map)

  • Cost: $10 (cash, Venmo, Paypal, or check)

A weekly meditation group, guided by Ronen, and dedicated to learning new mindfulness techniques as well as practice. Newbies and seasoned participants are welcome. Each meetup is a standalone i.e. you do not need to be present in every single one. Drop-ins are okay.


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Energy Work & The Art of Maintaining Self-Health

  • Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019

  • Time: 2:00-4:00 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga, Cary (map)

  • Cost: $40 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

    We have the power to heal ourselves and others. A great place to start is with the body’s own subtle energy.
    Everything around us is made of energy. There are many forms of energy, such as heat, electromagnetic, nuclear, and chemical. We too are made of energy; layers of energy. One such energy is called subtle because not everyone immediately feels it. Yet, once we learn to recognize it, we can become attuned to issues arising in our body even before these manifest in illness. Expressions of subtle energy include sensations of currents, tingling, waves of heat, colors, and pulsation.

    In this workshop, using techniques such as focused breath, wrist Qigong, and sense-activated mindfulness, we will explore and learn how to identify types of subtle energy. From energetically understating the role of chakras, to mentally moving prana throughout the body for healing and nourishment, this workshop will address ways in which we can funnel this amazing resource our body already has for our higher good.

    Join Ronen, our seasoned E-RYT 500 and YACEP Yoga Alliance® Instructor, who is also an energy-work facilitator, for a two hour energy-ride! Whether you are familiar with energy forms such as Reiki, Qigong and prana, or new to this arena, this workshop is a wonderful introduction that will enrich your life.
    All are welcome!


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CACAO CEREMONY: JOURNEY TO THE HEART

A wonderful opportunity to experience the power of IxCacao, a heart medicine that allows emotions to flow and move for releasing, opening the heart, rebalancing our emotions and attunes the higher frequencies. 

Medicine Woman & Cacao Kuchina IssaMary will be visiting Cary in July 2019 to serve this group ceremony, and offer individual treatments. 

Cacao or IxCacao, acts as a multidimensional partner and facilitator for creative, spiritual, or ceremonial purposes. It's essence connects you straight to your heart, to release from the mind space and unwanted emotions and bring on a feeling of easiness, sparking creativity and joy.

The ceremony will include drinking sacred cacao brought from Ecuador, Voice Alchemy, Sound Healing, Smudging of any stuck / unwanted energies and Powerful intention setting.

''An Indigenous myth tells us whenever the balance between humans and nature becomes threatened, cacao comes from the rain-forest to open people's hearts and return the planet to harmony. ''

Please Remember: 

  • Bring a water bottle & drink plenty of water before ceremony through the day.

  • Bring a ‘nest’ of blankets and pillow to be comfortable.

  • Fast from caffeine and dairy for the day of ceremony.

  • If on anti-depressants or suffering from any medical conditions please report and make inquiries before booking.

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Our Facilitator:
IssaMary Blanco is internationally qualified as a Usui Reiki Master and Lightarian Reiki Master. IssaMary was trained and Initiate as a Cacao Kuchina by South African Shaman “Sangoma” Gogo Maria Magdalene. She is also trained and initiated by Hawaiian Kahuna, ‘Ha’ealaulani, as a Ho’oponopono Practitioner. IssaMary also carries several initiations in Qu’ero Inca Shamanism and have done several “Dieta” with different Master Plants.

  • Date: Sat, July 20, 2019

  • Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

  • Where: Open Heart Energy, downtown Cary (map)

  • Cost: $40 if paid in advance (by day-end Mon, July 15,) $50 at the door (cash, Venmo, Paypal, or check)

Due to the nature of this work, space is limited to 10 participants. Please secure your spot early.


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Photo by Amir Leron, copyrights reserved. AmazonCalling.org

kambo group ceremony

  • Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019

  • Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Where: Greater Cary area (exact location TBA)

  • Cost: $135 (cash, Venmo)

Kambo is an Amazonian medicine used for healing and general balance of wellness. If you are not familiar with Kambo please click here.

This Kambo ceremony will be supervised by Jim who will be visiting with us from Asheville. Jim is a seasoned Kambo facilitator. Ronen will be assisting.
(Ronen will be offering private Kambo sessions late June.)

This ceremony is done in a group setting. Space is limited thus advance booking is recommended.


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Traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony & the 10 bulls of zen

  • Date: This event has ended. Next event date will be posted once event is scheduled.

  • Time: 2:30-4:30 PM

  • Where: Open Heart Energy, downtown Cary (map)

  • Cost: $25/$30 (cash, Venmo, Paypal, or check)

We will be holding a Special Chinese Tea Ceremony in the tradition of the Ming Dynasty style, combined with the telling of the 10 Bulls of Zen story.

Handpicked, rare whole leaf teas of an exquisite quality will be served in the Kung Fu (High Skill) method with Yixing teaware. The cost of this tea is very high, some tea leaves reaching hundreds and even thousands of dollars per pound. Aside of drinking the tea, we will infuse art and story-telling into the event, focusing on the famous 10 Bulls of Zen. This is an unforgettable experience not to be missed. Guests to this event will be transported into the world of the Chinese Literati-Scholars.

Cost per participant is $25.00 for advanced registration, $30.00 at the door (pending space availability.) Please note, if the event will be cancelled for any reason, you will be fully reimbursed. To register, follow the link below. Paypal or Credit Card payment is required. If you prefer to pay by Venmo or cash, please contact Ronen.

Please note: Participants are requested to avoid wearing any perfumes or scented body lotions/deodorants as the tea experience includes its delicate scent. Also, if you have poetry, drawings, music or other art you wish to exhibit and share, it is encouraged. Just coordinate this with Ronen in advance. 


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SUBTLE ENERGY SHIELDING AND CLEARING TRAINING

  • Date: This event has ended. Next event date will be posted once event is scheduled.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • Where: Republic of Yoga, Cary (map)

  • Cost $40 (paid to Republic of Yoga)

We are made of, and surrounded by energy. As such, we are affected by everything around us. There is a subtle energy layer surrounding our physical body called the peri-spirit, as well as the subtle (energy) body, comprised of energy channels called nadis or meridians;  prana or life force wind which flows through them; and the intersections of those channels, called chakras. Some people may be more sensitive to changes in energy around them than others--either way, we may be affected. The result can be a sudden bad mood, agitation, anxiety, depression or other feelings of dis-ease.

Is there anything that can be done about it, and if so, what?

In this workshop, Ronen Divon will present the challenges related to disagreeable energy and offer methods to address possible scenarios.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to subtle energy in the context of this workshop

  • Forms of energy shields (including demonstrations)

  • Methods for energetic clearing (including practical hands-on practice)

*Please note: While this workshop is on the topic of energy covered in previous workshops, participation in the previous training is not required. Ronen will review any topics needed for this workshop.

Space is limited; we suggest you reserve your spot in advance.


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Conscious Breathwork & Hape Ceremony

  • Date: This event has ended. Next event date will be posted once event is scheduled.

  • Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Where: Terra Sol Sanctuary, 507 Castle Street, Wilmington, NC

  • Cost: $88-$154 (for both days | because this is a ceremony, both dates must be attended)

Breakthrough Breathwork is a form of a deep meditation that helps activate the subconscious mind to bring about deeper consciousness and soulful insights. Full, free breathing is one of the most powerful ways to enhance our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. By practicing this circular breath for an extended period of time, energy channels open up in the body. Whatever tension, suppressed memories, un-supportive thought patterns and unresolved emotions that are ready to move will come up through this work. This process shifts and moves energy within, and transformation takes place at a cellular level. It can give us clarity and allow a deeper relationship with ourselves and with the world around us. It is only through a relaxed mind and body that we can releases the tension that is blocking us from accessing our true power. The power that comes from our connection to Source.

CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR BREATHWORK:
Pregnancy | Glaucoma | Recent Surgery | Severe, chronic high blood pressure not controlled by medication | History of seizure not controlled by medication | Schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder | Asthma with any slight cardiovascular problems. If using inhalers, please bring with you | Mental illnesses, particularly bipolar depression and paranoid personality disorder | Cardiovascular problems or history of aneurysms |History of trauma or extreme abuse, please speak with the Facilitator before signing up

For more information please contact Elena at 910-554-1206.

  • Please refrain from eating 2 hours prior to practice.

  • If you choose to eat, please eat lightly because it will have an impact on your experience.

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothes.

  • Bring a yoga mat, a water bottle and a journal.

  • Personal eye mask is encouraged.

  • Feel free to bring your own pillow and blanket.

Limited to 25 participants

Registration Deadline: June 8, 2019

BIOS:
Elena Weber is a Breathwork Healer & Facilitator. By cultivating the medicines and rituals taught to her by guardians and lightwork teachers and channeling the gifts within her, she provides a way to learn and experience healing, transformation and empowerment through breathwork. Elena has lived locally for nearly 20 years, enjoying the quiet life that our beach community offers. She is madly in love with her husband of 22 years, sharing their home with 2 dogs, a cat and chickens! She thrives on movement and meditation through dance and yoga. Elena is also a Reiki Master, Certified Yoga Instructor and Massage Therapist. She communes with nature; the trees, the sea and the stars. She values most the making of deep connections, where she can cry with you as much as share a big belly laugh. She is passionate about cultivating a community where we can come as we are, without hesitation, to practice and receive the healing and enlightening benefits of breath.

Ronen Divon is a Shamanic Healer. For over three decades he has walked a spiritual and holistic path. Born in Israel, educated in New York, and currently residing in North Carolina, Ronen had traveled the world, spending time with teachers, masters, healers and guides with wisdom that spans multiple traditions, including the Far-East, India, Israel, Brazil, Peru, and Indigenous America. Ronen had been working with several Rapé Spirits for several years. He is a seasoned Plant Medicine facilitator that is affiliated with the CA-based Church of the Celestial Heart. Other than his work as a healer, Ronen is also a published author, a Yoga, Meditation, and Tai Chi instructor and his offerings include healing and Reiki and other modalities of energy-work and medicine circles. Ronen also provides guidance related to spiritualism, self-growth and relationships. He also remains a student, learning and adding modalities that will best serve his clients; each according to their own unique needs.

About Hape (Rapé)
Rapé (pronounced Hape) is a sacred shamanic medicine used by tribes of the Amazon as well as other South American indigenous cultures for thousands of years. It is a snuff made of various tree ashes combined with fine tobacco. The latter is not the common one typically used in cigarettes, but rather Nicotina Rustica which is highly potent. The resulting powder is highly refined. When applied and served in a manner that honors the tradition it is coming from, Rapé is powerful medicine. It can provide insight, guidance, protection, and healing. It is a holy sacrament, not a substance, and thus should be treated accordingly. When working with Rapé, we work with the Rapé Spirit. Each blend has a different spirit connected with it. For clarification purposes: Rapé is legal in the USA i.e. it does not contain any hallucinatory agents. It is a mean to focus the mind, release energies that do not serve us, and much, much more.


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Essential Meditation

  • Date: This event has ended. Next event date will be posted once event is scheduled.

  • Time: 7:00-8:00 PM

  • Where: Open Heart Energy, Cary (map)

  • Cost: $20

Join Ronen Divon and Debbie Orol for a unique meditation event!
Debbie is an essential oils expert. During this event we will combine an essential oils experience with meditation.

Two different essential types of oils will be used at the start of each twenty minute meditation seating; each aimed at creating a special vibe. The meditation part would be guided by Ronen, a seasoned facilitator.

Space is limited and early registration is advised.

Special bonus: participants will receive a free 5 ml roller bottle as a take away!

Debbie Orol RN, BSN, is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Gold doTERRA Wellness Advocate.


photo by    Deniz Altindas

Meditate and create!

  • Date: This event has ended. Next event date will be posted once event is scheduled.

  • Time: 4:00-6:00 PM

  • Where: Open Heart Energy, downtown Cary (map)

  • Cost: $30+$5 materials fee (cash, Venmo, Paypal, or check)

Many artists note that when they create, their mind is solely focused on their art; be it music, painting, sculpting, or writing. Indeed, art creation is a form of meditation. Yet one does not need be an artist to experience meditation, nor does meditation requires one to be an artist. 

In a unique workshop, led by both Ronen and Yael, we will explore this unique connection between meditation and creation. Ronen, a seasoned meditation instructor, will lead us through meditative exercises. Those will be followed by Yael, an Art Therapist, taking us through art directives. The experience is of creation out of a place of being, not thinking. 

Cost per participant is $30+$5 (materials fee,) total of $35. This early bird fee is available through Mar 20, after which the cost will be $40+$5 (pending availability). Please note, if the event will be cancelled for any reason, you will be fully reimbursed.

Please note: because of the special space needs of this event, it is limited to 6 participants only.