For a comprehensive monthly schedule with more details, visit www.tutushouse.org and click on “newsletter.” There are no fees to participate in Tutu’s House programs, although donations are appreciated. Call 885-6777 to register for classes. Tutu’s House will be closed on Friday, July 4, for Independence Day.
from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, with Marie Bouman, licensed massage therapist, dancer; this is a restorative movement class with a focus on core strengthening and joint mobility. Discover, and then strengthen, the muscles that support your spine … and enjoy it, too.
HOME AND VEHICLE SECURITY
from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, and 17, with Officer Denise Smith-Erickson, community police officer; learn about security methods and tips to protect your home from burglary and your vehicle from theft. All of us working together—police, crime prevention, neighbors and you—can increase community safety and security.
CHINESE MEDICINE-LESS HEALING
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, with Master Peng; demonstration and discussion of some of the medicine-less healing techniques used in Zhineng Qigong. Through posture, movement, breath and mental concentration, Zhineng Qigong offers a methodology to rediscover the inner medicine—chi/qi, the vital and healing resource within us—ultimately the origin of love, compassion and the source of all healing.
MASTERY of AWARENESS
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, with Chantal Guillou-Brennan, certified medical hypnotist. This PlayShop will facilitate opening all senses using shamanic and yogic techniques as well as modern technology to encourage a journey into the multiverse within and without. Mastering awareness helps us discover old patterns that enslave us and supports a shift toward living in the freedom of each moment. Bring (optional) comfort items such as yoga mat, pillow and blanket.
TELLING YOUR STORY:
An INTRODUCTION to MEMOIR
from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, and on Monday, July 14 from 6 to 7 p.m., with Darien Gee, international best selling author and writing coach; explore different ways to get your stories down, look at different memoir themes and discuss the challenges that come with writing about our lives. We’ll jumpstart the creative process with a couple of writing exercises, too. Bring a notebook, pen and your questions.
PERSONAL and PLANETARY CHAKRA ALIGNMENT MEDITATION
from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, with Kalar Holland, conscious channel for more than 25 years; dedicated to helping individuals access clarity to make inspired choices in their daily lives and assist the planetary awakening we are presently living through. This guided visualization will include affirmations as keys to open our selves to higher consciousness. No previous experience necessary. Bring your own comfort items such as cushion, pillow or blanket.
HEALING LUPUS and other CHRONIC DISEASES using TAIJI and ZHINENG
from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 11, with Bu Xiaojing from China; description, demonstration and group practice of several exercises she developed by combining Taiji and ZNQG for self-treatment and self-healing. Bu will also demonstrate Taiji Kungfu fan dance.
TOOLS to ELIMINATE JOINT and NECK PAIN from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, with Chantal Guillou-Brennan, certified medical hypnotist; using simple energy medicine exercises drawn from a variety of healing modalities, participants will learn self-help practices to relieve joint and neck pain. These self- care tools are especially useful for addressing “burnout” in massage therapists and caregivers.
CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY: AN EDUCATIONAL TALK
from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 14, with Marie Bouman, advanced level craniosacral therapist. Craniosacral therapy is helpful for headaches, and spinal injuries, autoimmune disorders, depression and more. Learn what it is and how it promotes well being, including information about the nervous, hormonal and muscular systems of the body.
for Women from 8 to 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Friday (except July, 4), with Kathy Cazimero, fitness enthusiast; this low impact cardio/strength workout includes stretching, leg exercises and weight training to support bone mass integrity as we age. Bring light-weights to work on arms, shoulders, legs and overall body balance. Athletic shoes, water, a towel and comfortable clothes required.
from 9:30 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday, with Aunty Marjie Spencer; join other experienced players of all ages to learn more about the ukulele through friendship and song. Bring your own ukulele and three-ring binder for music.
KNITTING and KNITTING SUPPORT from 12:30 to 3 p.m., every Tuesday, with Gretchen Geisler, lifetime knitter. Bring your projects, get your knitting questions answered, and visit with other knitters. Beginners will be guided into a suitable project.
MAMA-FIT CLUB for Women from 10 to 11 a.m. every Wednesday, with Ranya Williams. Join us for a fun video workout, appropriate for all levels of fitness. Keiki will be able to play while we sweat, so bring them along! Open to all women with or without children. Wear comfortable clothes and exercise shoes. Bring water, a towel, yoga mat and lightweights or resistance bands (if you have them).
EASY DOES IT YOGA from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays, with Carla Orellana on first Thurs./monthly, and Rebekah Evergreen all other Thursdays. Yoga supports healing on all levels of being. Using positions of the body and breathing to promote health and well-being, this guided practice offers an opportunity to stretch, strengthen and align your body. Turn on your body’s healing powers, while supporting flexibility, attitude, stress level and overall circulation.
YOGA BASICS from 8 to 9 a.m. every Monday, with Janet Lam. Start your week with a smile – feeling balanced, flexible and strong. The movement sequence during this class can accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.
TUTU’S QUILTERS from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., every Monday, with Kathy Lukens. For beginners and experienced; learn quilting Hawaiian style while meeting a great group of people; initial supplies are provided or bring something you are working on. Good company and encouragement guaranteed.