Healthy Living at the Library

August is the month to refresh, recharge, and learn something new at the library!

Heartfulness Meditation: Saturdays in August @ 10:30 AM
Heartfulness is a way of living. Whether you are seeking relaxation, an individual meditation practice, or the deepest connection to your inner being, we welcome you. Heartfulness Meditation is a simple, practical technique that you can use alongside to any other form of yoga, meditation or spiritual practice. In a few minutes, you will learn how to truly relax and feel the lightness and joy of your true nature. You don’t need to know how to meditate or to believe in a particular system or philosophy. Heartfulness technique shows us to gently turn our attention towards our heart and experience that inner presence for ourselves. For more information please visit: This program is limited to participants ages 15 and up only.

Satsang Meditation: Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 @ 4:30 PM
The St. Augustine Satsang meditates in the style of Eknath Easwaran, which is a traditional style which has been skillfully put into western terms. People from all traditions are welcome, there is no charge for participation. To find out if Passage Meditation is right for you prior to your first visit, please take 10 minutes to go through this free online introduction: For more information or to RSVP please contact Sarah Miller at or sign up for announcements at

Raindrop Technique: Thursday, August 2 @ 6 PM
Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Technique. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Technique uses therapeutic oils for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back, and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library.

Ortho-Bionomy: Thursday, August 9 @ 10:30 AM
Come and learn how a gentle form of bodywork called Ortho-Bionomy® can alleviate pain. There will be a brief lecture about this modality and how it works. Participants will be invited to get on the table and experience the magic. Discover for yourself how this deep, yet gentle and relaxing form of bodywork can relieve pain, improve your posture, and promote your well-being. For questions contact Ortho-Bionomy® Practitioner Anne Andrews at 386-538-1918.

Spiritual & Holistic Healing: Thursday, August 23 @ 6 PM
The practice of spirituality has consistently been linked with bettering a person’s well-being. Most spiritual and holistic practices have the goal of achieving a higher state of consciousness. Practicing spiritual health provides a greater sense of awareness and appreciation that can make you a stronger and more confident person. Through these courses, you will gain a foundation in holistic, spiritual, and nutritional methods that will promote a balanced lifestyle to better your overall physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

Laura Schwalm is a modern-day Spiritualist who incorporates holistic and spiritual practices to heal and balance the body, mind, and spirit. Laura is a psychic medium and certified Holistic Health coach, master healer, Conscious wellness Coach and Metaphysical speaker and educator in the art and alchemy of healing. To read more about Laura go to



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