3.13.11 (Audio: 1 hr 56 min)
One of the most profound spiritual teacher and seer of the 20th century, Rudolf Steiner saw the necessity for us to seek knowledge of higher worlds if we are to face successfully the intense challenges of our age. This lecture offers some of the spiritual practices Steiner introduced for the development of the soul, the evolution of consciousness, and the needs of our time, as well as Steiner’s ideas on the significance of Christ, the angelic realms, esoteric history, and the ways to transmute the forces that hinder the emergence of ever greater love and freedom.
3.5.11 (Audio: 1 hr 30 min)
This concert connects the living sounds of the natural world to the traditions of global rhythmic innovation and improvisation. Inspired by the melodies and beats of birds, insects, whales, water, and wind, Rothenberg blends spontaneous musical inventiveness with a sense of rhythm, exuberance, and listening to nature. His book and CD “Why Birds Sing” has been published in six languages and turned into a BBC feature.
7.8.11 (Audio: 45 min)
“Dreaming” involves many practices designed to help us access sources of guidance, healing and creativity beyond the reach of the everyday mind. Best-selling author Robert Moss explains how we can become “active dreamers” to read signs from the world around us, use our energy and attention with precision and power, step beyond self-limiting beliefs, and live from the heart.
Drew DiVittorio, Dipl (NCCAOM)
2.11.10 (Audio: 1 hr 06 min)
Learn from one of the New York Open Center's most popular teachers how to use herbs and whole foods safely to balance and regenerate your internal organs, heal your body, strengthen your immune system and prevent disease.
Ken Campbell, RN, NP-C, PKP
6.20.11 (Audio: 1 hr 54 min)
A natural healing system and healthcare modality that can be practiced without a
medical license, Energy Kinesiology offers highly effective ways to decrease stress, gain energy, treat injuries and improve overall health. This recording offers an introduction to the Energy Kinesiology program offered through the Open Center.
2.12.10 (Audio: 50 min)
Conservatism is going through “the fever swamps,” a journey influenced by Glenn Beck, a former alcoholic and Top 40 deejay who found God and Conservatism shortly before the 2000 election. Among Beck’s strongest influences is a minor legend of the Cold War—W. Cleon Skousen.
Kathy Fleming, PT, CLT-LANA
6.30.11 (Audio: 1 hr 20 min)
Dr. Vodder’s Manual Lymph Drainage® is a gentle, non-invasive, but powerfully effective manual technique designed to boost the functioning of the lymphatic system, cleanse the connective tissues, reduce pain and enhance immune response, thereby facilitating the healing of injuries, chronic conditions, inflammation and edemas. This recording offers an introduction to the MLD traininig program offered through the Open Center.
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.