Tiokasin Ghosthorse with Matou, Soni Moreno and Ataahua Papa
3.5.10 (Audio: 1 hr 07 min)
Tiokasin Ghosthorse, of the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South Dakota, one of the great exponents of the cedar flute, play its mesmerizing melodies and performs with Matou, an original and exquisite trio of indigenous (Lakota, Mauri and Apache/Mayan) musicians.
Peter Dale Scott
3.17.10 (Audio: 1 hr 23 min)
Enjoy an evening of poetry of “conscience, intelligence, and eloquence with a candid and humane activist, an adventurer, traveler, penetrating scholar, and teacher ... reminding one that some valuable human beings with authentic voices are still among us.” Scott’s meditative poems honor the world as a spiritual resource, and reveal a profound sympathy for all things.
Wendy Coad, MFA, RPP, LMT, ARCB Certified
3.18.10 (Audio: 1 hr 29 min)
Reflexology is the ancient practice of applying pressure to specific zones of the feet, hands and ears that are connected to specific internal organs or bodily systems in order to promote the healing or enhanced functioning of those parts of the body. Wendy Coad, director of the Open Center’s Reflexology Training Program, shares easy self-help protocols that you can use in daily life to promote health.
3.18.10 (Audio: 1 hr 47 min)
Tiokasin Ghosthorse, of the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South Dakota, teaches how to use the cedar flute as sacred healing instrument and how it can affect the body at the deepest levels and open us to higher levels of consciousness.
Alan Cardew, PhD
3.26.10 (Audio: 1 hr 18 min)
Ancient Alexandria was the Open Center of Antiquity, bringing together the religious traditions of the ancient world, attempting to find a spiritual worldview underlying all systems of belief. Many systems and philosophy were fused together in the libraries of Alexandria. University of Essex Professor Alan Cardew examines some elements of the Alexandrian synthesis, including Alchemy, Hermeticism and the cult of Serapis.
7.9.10 (Audio: 1 hr 2 min)
Do animals have souls? If so, what happens when they die? Are these naive questions or profoundly important ones that deserve to be asked with intelligence? Ptolemy Tompkins shares what led him to ask these questions in his new book, The Divine Life of Animals: One Man’s Quest to Discover Whether the Souls of Animals Live On, and the surprising answers he found.
Gary B. Strauss, MS, RPP, PWE
7.13.10 (Audio: 1 hr 19 min)
The Polarity Therapy system of holistic healthcare works with the balance and flow of life energy, using a comprehensive system of bodywork, exercise, breathwork, nutritional guidance and verbal counseling, to bring body, mind, emotions and spirit into a state of balance, harmony and robust health.
7.20.10 (Audio: 1 hr 6 min)
With its unique, enchanting sound, the Native American flute is an ideal tool to enhance relaxation, meditation and healing. John Sarantos shares some techniques for creating beautiful songs that can help bring healing and peace to ourselves and others.
Robert M. Place
7.28.10 (Audio: 38 min)
The Tarot is in a symbolic system whose images express a mystical philosophy rooted in Pythagorean, Platonic and Hermetic ideas cherished by Western mystics over the centuries. Robert M. Place reveals the history, philosophy and symbolism the Tarot, from its Italian Renaissance origins, and how to use the Tarot as an intuitive device to connect with one’s inner wisdom or Higher Self.
9.16.10 (Audio: 50 min)
The revered yogic practice of controlling the breath, pranayama, is beneficial to both the body and the mind, helping to quiet and focus the mind, rest the heart, and increase the overall vitality of the body. And meditation practices can utilize the breath as a focal point