TO GAIA HEALING CENTER
friends of Gaia
Springtime is in the
air! The birdsong is richer each day. Little tips of daffodils and
hyacinths are poking their green tips up through the winter brown.
The Year of the Snake
is upon us and we welcome her transformational energy. Spring
offerings at Gaia are listed below. Don’t forget we still have
Wednesday yoga class at 5:30 p.m. in the Centerspace, $10/drop in
or $50/7 sessions with Moo Briddell yoga instructor
30 Saturday SPRING RETREAT a day of rejuvenation for women
calls us to come out of hibernation, peek out from our caves, and
begin to stretch into the new life that spring brings. Spring
invites us to push up and out like the bulbs pushing through the
Earth, with determination and clarity of purpose. Rebirth, clear
vision and hope are all signs that healthy spring energy is
new life cannot be manifested unless we have our fertile ground of
stillness and wisdom well cultivated. In this retreat, with
meditation and stillness, we can access the seed deep inside of us
that is our own spring energy.
gentle yoga and authentic movement, we can begin to birth this
energy, and transform blockages that may be in our way of allowing
spring to move through us.
includes lunch ($130 if paid by March 4)
Guides: “Mira” Mary E. Tessman, MA, LCPC and Dixie Mullineaux,
LAc, MAc, join their combined experiences of practicing and
teaching meditation, yoga, massage, acupuncture, cooking,
movement, sacred feminine ritual, clearing and healing processes,
and love of the natural world to guide women in discovering their
innate wisdom for healing, awakening, and serving that arises from
aligning with the sacred world of Nature's cycles.
Send your contact information and $150 check by March 22 (or $130
by March 4 to: Wellspring Healing Arts, 305 W. Chesapeake Avenue,
Suite L-12, Towson, MD 21204. OR register on-line at
will contact you with further details and directions. For
additional information call Mira 410-370-6764 or Dixie
410-484-8030. NO refunds after March 22.
CLEANSE Orientation night. 7-8:30 p.m.
how to detox and rejuvenate safely and sanely. Get rid of the
winter sludge and extra pounds. Call 301-829-1822 and speak with
Shawn for more information or email us at
26-28 Vets Journey Home
you know a veteran?
Do you know a veteran that
Do you want to help that veteran and
don't know how to?
Journey Home (VJH) can help.
VJH offers a weekend program
designed to heal the emotional wounds associated with war and it
is free to all participants.
combat veterans return home they have important stories to tell.
Stories that need to be heard, without judgment, to heal the
anger, the grief and the fear. Often friends and families are
uncomfortable asking about the war. The result is the pain
within the vet’s soul remains unprocessed. This can lead to
nightmares, alcohol and drug addictions, broken families,
isolation and even suicide.
Journey Home creates a safe secure container in which the wounds
of war can be healed. Staffed by other veterans and
civilians, men and women, whose intention is confidentiality,
healing and honoring.
candidates for Vets Journey Home
Combat veterans, peace-time
veterans, in-country or mainland, any time or engagement. Any
veteran, male or female, still feeling emotional pain connected to
military service is welcomed to the Vets Journey Home.
impacts us all - individually and as a society. This is an
opportunity to be involved in healing the wounds of war for all of
our society and really “support our troops”
for participants & staff (men and women)
. Go on-line to our
website to register
non-profit 501C3 corporation
the Vets Journey Home
weekend is free to veterans and supported by donations from
individuals and businesses who want to support our vets and their
healing. All leaders and staff are experienced and dedicated
volunteers and 100% of donations go to program deliverables. To
make a donation, call Gene McMahon, Director, VJH Maryland at
301-829-2808 or e-mail email@example.com
1. Gene McMahon (firstname.lastname@example.org),
2. Robin Stauffer (email@example.com),
3. Dave Shepardson (firstname.lastname@example.org),
4. Teresita Fawcett
Two Elk on Native American Wisdom
or more information call Doug or Amy Burns
(leave message we
will call you back)
Scott at: S.email@example.com
June 15 - Gaia Healing Center, 8002 B Dolly Hyde Road, Mt. Airy,
00 am Set up camp for those spending the night
am Presentation by Tokala Two Elk on Native American Wisdom
pm Lunch break (brown bag, bring your own)
pm Presentation on sacred ceremonies (including
visions quests, Sundance, Lakota ways)
ties (to be made by
Drumming Songs with Tuki and Hehaka
Fire - Inipi Ceremony (sweat lodge)
break (pot luck, please bring a dish to share)
Quest for manhood rights or others
June 16 (Gaia
Quest participants come down from the hill
Ceremony with Tokala
am Wopila Feast with all participants
pm Baby Naming Ceremony and Wiping of the Tears Ceremony
those in need - Adoption Ceremony Talk
- Lakota Prayers
May you enjoy peace
We are all related
Gene McMahon M.Ac. and
Stewards of Gaia Healing