Sound Bath with Monique Hitzman
Friday, March 3rd at 8:30pm

Raise your vibration, Tune-up with Sacred Sounds

Monique Hitzman is a Sound Therapist, Harpist, Therapeutic Musician, Tera Mai Practitioner, Akashic Records Practitioner & Intuitive. She conducts group sound baths in LA and Orange Counties & does Private Individual Sound Healings in Santa Monica that include Tera Mai hands-on energy healing & Tuning Forks.

After working several years in the entertainment industry, Monique started her sound therapy career as a Therapeutic Musician playing harp music at the bedside for the sick and dying. She’s played frequently at the VA Hospital in West LA and & St. John of God Hospice. Monique is also an Intuitive who gives Akashic Record Readings and teaches various classes on meditation, spiritual and intuitive development.

Monique continues to study all the possibilities of sound, energy and spirit so she can help her clients recognize their own healing abilities as well as being a conduit of light, love, joy & harmony. Monique is available for group & private sound healings, Intuitive readings, Spiritual counseling, meditation & Harp music for all occasions. Monique brings her knowledge, her musical ability, her open heart, her spiritual awareness and her high vibration to everyone she meets! With her musical guides at her side, she will help shift your frequency back to its harmonious state.

We are vibrational beings. The entire universe and everything in it is made up of energy. Energy is vibration. Vibration has a frequency which means everything has a sound. Some frequencies are inaudible but they vibrate nonetheless. If we are clearly vibrational beings, it makes sense to heal ourselves with vibration.

During a Sound Bath or Private Sessions that include Tera Mai and Tuning Forks, you will experience a deep sense of peace, relaxation, clarity of mind and harmony. When you are feeling stressed out, or have disharmony emotionally, mentally, physically or spiritually – sound will help restore you back to your natural harmonic balance. Sound Healing is an ancient practice that is finally being recognized by modern science and medicine today.

suggested donation $20
(women only)

Womb Sense with Gemini Adams
Sunday, March 5th at 8pm

Womb Sense is a divinely designed fusion of yoga, sacred ritual, somatic therapy and sensual movement. Held in the safety and solidarity of sisterhood you’ll be guided to shake out the pains of the past, healing and freeing your womb to become a welcoming and safe space for cosmic conception and creation. You’ll be invited to ’listen’ to your body’s sensations so you can access your intuitive wisdom, discover your innermost desires and flow fully into your deepest pleasure.

Your womb is a potent force for cosmic creation and conception. Not just of human life, but of your soul's unique expression; your individual creative purpose, what you came here to give birth to and be.

Your womb is wise. A gateway to truth, the intuitive wisdom that is received — particularly during the moon time — was once revered, honored and used to guide all elements of living by tribes in ancient times. The womb’s wisdom is a woman’s truth, her primal super power.

Your womb is a source of pleasure. It is not a place to store fear or pain. Yet so many of us do — whether our own, our mother’s or our ancestors — we hold on to suffering and shock from birth trauma, abortion, miscarriage, abuse, sexual wounding and repression of the feminine. These past events impact our present moment, causing frustration, confusion and blocking our capacity to fully ‘be’ in our bodies and experience the deep pleasure we deserve and desire.

We are being asked to unify. To shift into union with the earth, our bodies, ourselves, each other and our wombs. Bring your sisters, mothers, daughters, friends ..... the more women heal and connect to the intuitive power of their Womb Sense, the healthier, happier and safer this home that we call earth will be.

Gemini Adams, RYT, C-TREP, is a Bhakti yoga teacher and trauma specialist. Gemini uses somatic, shamanic and movement-based practices to gently and safely help her clients unravel the ‘stuff’ that sits behind their suffering — grief, unresolved trauma, negative programming, boundary violations from abuse or physical injury, toxic patterns and stress — to bring relief and restore an authentic state of wellbeing to mind, body and soul. She is a resident practitioner a the Center for Relational Healing in Los Angeles, where she also has a private practice, and is the author of several award-winning conscious living books, including Your Legacy of Love: How to Realize the Gift in Goodbye and The Facebook Diet: 50 Funny Signs of Facebook Addiction and Ways to Unplug with a Digital Detox.

suggested donation $20
(women only)

Breath Work and Gong Healing with Alison Eakin
Sunday, March 19th at 12:30pm

Alison McKelvie Eakin will guide participants in an ancient 2 stage Pranayama Yoga (breath work) followed by a relaxing gong session. The breath work is a wonderful tool for opening the heart and connecting with your true essence. The gong is incredible at helping to move the old stuck energy out and open the channels for positive energy to flow into the body. The combination of the two is blissful. This breath work is an active meditation that will gently return you into the source of who you are. This simple breathing technique opens the flow of universal energy into your body so that you can clear out old, stuck, negative energy. Enjoy the feeling of lightness and freedom that self-love brings.

Discover your beauty, your power, and your true essence!

You will leave this workshop with the knowledge to continue using this breathing technique as a healing tool in your daily life. You will learn tools to help you let go of your fears, anxieties and judgments. And instead draw in more acceptance, gratitude and love into your life.

We will gather in community to set our intentions for the healing before the breathing meditation. What old patterns are you ready to weed out? What seeds of self-love are you willing to water and nurture to grow

Alison loves guiding her clients in the breath work because she has experienced first hand the healing powers of this breathing technique. The breath work opened her up to connect with her essence and soul in a profound way, connecting her with the Divine that is within.

Alison has completed all of the healer trainings with the world-renowned healer David Elliott. She has also studied and trained with healer Michael Brian Baker of the Breath Center.

For over a decade Alison has studied yoga and Pranayama extensively in India and the US. She has completed Yoga Teacher training with Francisco Kauit, she is a certified Gong Therapist with Methab Benton, a armotherapist with Wisdom of the Earth essential oils, a Reiki Master.

Testimonials from my events
"The experience I had on Sunday was very profound. I have tried a lot of healing modalities to try to heal my nervous system, including feldenkrais, somatic experiencing, therapy and so forth. I think of all these modalities yours was the most profound. Alison herself has a very accepting, professional, and calming presence that creates a safe space for the work to unfold."
- R.S. Santa Barbara, CA

"Thank you for the healing group tonight. You are a natural healer. I felt safe and taken care of, protected. Thank you for sharing your gifts. I loved your image of taking care of yourself like a newborn and checking on ourselves. I really felt your kind presence. Much love to you. I wrote in my journal afterwards for a good while. I had some clarity about where the worthiness hustle can be dropped entirely "into the earth, to be recycled. " so loved that."
- Christine, CA

“Alison has a rare gift and I had one of, if not the most powerful releases and healing take place when she guided my through our session. She intuitively knew what to do at the right times and it was life altering. And I don’t say that easily. My only complaint is that she doesn’t live closer so that I could see her again. :-)”
- Jon Paul Crimi, California

“Breath work with Alison is powerful. Alison’s gentle direction and safe space creates a sanctuary for me to breathe deeply taking me deep into my physical and spiritual being. I highly recommend working with Alison; I am so grateful to have found this healing modality.”

- SKL, Paonia, CO

“I felt deeply connected and energized by the combination of this powerful breath work and the intuitively directed meditation. Thanks for sharing this lovely gift!”

- Katie, Lawrence, KS

suggested donation $30

Mantra Melodies and Sound Meditation
with Lynda Arnold and Shane Thunder

Sunday, March 19th at 8:30pm

Join us for a cleansing practice of Chakra toning with the Bija Mantras and a melodious rendition of the Gayatri Mantra followed by a deep sound journey with a variety of sacred sound instruments tuned to 432Hz.

suggested donation $20

Kirtan with Dave Stringer & Sheila Nicholls
Saturday, April 8th at 8:30pm

Dave Stringer is a Grammy-nominated producer, singer, songwriter, teacher and innovative modern Kirtan artist. Stringer’s sound connects the transcendent mysticism of East Indian ragas to the exuberant grooves of Gospel and the ringing harmonies of Appalachia.

Dave and his band tour tirelessly, giving concerts and workshops all over the world.A former jazz musician and film editor and an engaging public speaker, his work engages the traditions of Kirtan and Yoga with the language of neuroscience, and probes the dilemmas of spirit with heart and humor. The result is contemporary participatory theatre, open to a multiplicity of interpretations, and accessible to all.

Sheila Nicholls is an English singer, songwriter and social activist currently based in Los Angeles. Lyrically unique, she is propelled by a singularly magnetic voice that is alternately haunting and confronting. Her work is aimed squarely at questioning and upending hierarchies, probing the conundrums of consciousness, and finding connections between the personal, the political and the spiritual.

Sheila has released four critically acclaimed, and her songs have been featured in the films High Fidelity and Jackie & Ryan. Her most recent album, 'All Of Nature' for Essex Girl Records, was created in collaboration with Grammy nominated producer Dave Stringer, piano virtuoso Mitchel Forman and spiritual teacher Michael Bernard Beckwith. Her second album 'Wake' was produced by legendary producer Glen Ballard and for Hollywood Records. Sheila has toured extensively, charted in the top 10 in college radio and the Billboard top 40, and appeared on the Tonight show.

suggested donation $20

Kirtan with Pilgrimage of the Heart Kirtan
April 22nd at 8:30pm

Pilgrimage of the Heart Kirtan is San Diego's longest running and only weekly Kirtan practice. From humble beginnings in 2008 the group has evolved to incorporate over fifty traditional and contemporary mantra and dozens of fun and inspiring songs outside the Kirtan genre.

Our goal has aways been to make Kirtan immediately accessible for our participants so we've arranged our offerings to be simple and easy to follow along... and we have songbooks! Mellow and intimate, upbeat and danceable, three and four part harmonies... Pilgrimage Kirtan brings a deep practice in the bhakti tradition and also so much fun!

Sujantra McKeever, founder, guitar, percussion, vocals.
Tom Warner, bass, harmonium, guitar, percussion, vocals.
Laura Sita Rose Anderson, harmonium/keys, vocals.
Fast Heart Martin Stamper, guitar, banjo, harmonica, vocals.

Watch our live stream on Facebook (Pilgrimage Yoga) Thursday evenings at 8:45pm

suggested donation $20


Monday Nite Kirtan with Govind Das, Clay Campbell
and Arjuna O'Neal

Every Monday at 6:30pm

Come join in the exploration and passionate art of chanting the divine names from the Bhakti Tradition. We will learn and explore a deeper understanding of the kirtan mantras, gods and goddesses, gurus, and how we can integrate the bhakti practices into living at our highest potientiality. Come sing, dance, and enjoy laughter and community. For the newbies to kirtan/chanting, just bring yourself. no special clothes or yoga mat needed. If you have a meditation cushion or blanket, it may be nice to sit on. EVERY MONDAY NITE!!


Mondays at 6:30pm

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