Upcoming Workshops from Casa de la Luz Hospice

| By Jodi Horton

You’re invited to join Casa de la Luz Hospice at one of our special offerings this fall and winter. Hosted by our bereavement department, these workshops are offered to provide support especially for persons living with the loss of a loved one, but are open to all who wish to join. For more information and to pre-register, call Sally or Carol M. at (520) 544-9890.

Mind-Body Workshop

Saturday, September 13, 9 a.m. – noon

The Mind-Body Workshop is a safe place for exploring ways to nourish and replenish yourself on your journey to healing. During this three-hour workshop, you will experience and identify those techniques that work best for you; develop an awareness of your body as a resource for healing; and share and connect with others as much as you are comfortable. Healing techniques may include breathing, guided imagery, expressive art and movement meditation. Pre-registration is required.

Holiday Presentation

Thursday, November 20, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The holiday presentation is an opportunity to celebrate the upcoming holiday seasons with remembrances of loved ones and words of encouragement and hope. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Learning to Use the Native American-Style Flute as a (Self) Healing Tool

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9 a.m. – noon

This workshop provides participants with the opportunity to learn the traditional Cherokee teaching that RuthiE Neilan, Certified Music Practitioner, received from Sea Raven, her first teacher of the flute. Participants will gain an understanding of the healing properties of the flute, respect and care for the instrument, correct holding and fingering techniques, and using breath to “speak” with the flute as one’s “second voice.” Participants may bring a Native American flute if they have one or purchase one at wholesale cost plus shipping ($47.20). Pre-registration for this workshop is required.

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