Upcoming Events

April 30, 2017

Cacao Ceremony with Jim Wert and Christel Libiot on Beltane Eve

Facilitated by Jim Wert and Christel Libiot

Sunday, April 30 - 4-7 pm

Radiance, 9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 290-1517 or stop in to register

$25.00 per person offering

Bring your journal, water bottle and what you need to be comfortable, as well as an item for the Beltane altar which we will create together.

Past ceremonies have included meditation, guided visualization,

singing, breath-work, toning, sharing in circle, music, dance and more.

 

On the eve of Beltane, let’s Celebrate Life to the fullest with Ceremonial-grade Cacao.  Earth energies are at their strongest and most active, and all of life is bursting with potent fertility.  How appropriate that one of Cacao’s main active ingredients is Theobromine (literally God-food), which facilitates the release of dopamine, the “pleasure” hormone.

This day brings the opportunity to celebrate both the sacred feminine and the sacred masculine energies of the universe.  The Cacao energy, known as Ixcacao, is often experienced as feminine Shakti energy – life-giving, nourishing and energizing.  The sacred Cacao bean was also associated with Xochiquetzal, an Aztec fertility maiden associated with love, beauty, childbirth, feminine sexual power and female crafts.

Supported by the amazing physical and spiritual aspects of Cacao, we will gather in ceremony, create a Beltane altar together, honor the creative energies of this holiday, and celebrate the Goddess in all of us.  “Food for the Shift”, cacao acts as fuel for our spiritual evolution by helping us find joy in our hearts, release old pain, and tune into the messages of the soul.

Ceremonial Cacao is provided to you by Christel Libiot and Jim Wert, both with vast experience and knowledge of healing practices.  They have led numerous Cacao Ceremonies in the Mid-Atlantic and have a global following.  Christel and Jim have together and individually led many Circles, workshops, trainings and ceremonies, and bring decades of experience to this work.

Start: April 30, 2017 4:00 pm
End: April 30, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $25.00 per person offering

May 6, 2017

Faery Hair and Henna Tattoos

Henna is an ancient, mostly feminine, tradition from India, Africa and the Middle East. Many ceremonies have developed around the painting of henna on the skin. Special occasions are accented with the tradition of mehndi, weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and more.  Henna body art is more than painting a pretty design on your skin; it serves as a time to relax, slow down and feel beautiful. It is also a time for women to gather together to support each other in a sacred way.

Faery Hair is a brand new phenomenon!  A tiny strand of hair tinsel is affixed near the root of one strand of your hair and adds color and sparkle.  Lasts for weeks, or even months if the faeries are smiling on you!

Experience Mehndi at Radiance, 9 W Grant St in downtown Lancaster, across the bricks from Central Market. Individual and group appointments are welcomed for belly blessings, weddings, and everyday celebrations.

Henna appointment times and costs vary according to the size and complexity of each design:

15 minutes - small medallion or wristlet/anklet - $15.00

1/2 hour - simple design: hands, feet, wrist, ankle - $25.00

1 hour - large design: arm, foot-to-knee, etc. - $50.00

Faery Hair Sparkles are $3.00 each, or 7 strands for $20.

Call Radiance at 717-290-1517 to schedule an individual or group appointment!

Alicia Lyter is a trained artist and yoga teacher. MehndiSol is a perfect meld of the two sensibilities, “adornment for the body, nourishment for the Sol”. She has traveled to India & experienced traditional Mehndi while there.  She says, “I have always been intrigued by the intricate art of Mehndi.  I love the practice of women adorning each other, and all the healing aspects associated with the craft.”

Start: May 6, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 6, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $3-55 depending on size, or number of strands

Singing in the Dawning of the Soul with Jan Protopapas

Join us for this afternoon of sacred song, when we will learn the classical Indian ragas for dawn and dusk.

In this two-hour workshop, we travel into the world of traditional Indian classical singing and learn vocal exercises that can compliment and enhance our own spiritual practices. Focusing on two ancient and magical ragas of dusk and dawn, we weave together tones that awaken "Amrit-Vela," our unique ambrosial essence.

Join us as Dr. Protopapas guides us through this beautiful and sacred practice.

This event will be held in the classroom at Radiance.  Cost for the afternoon workshop is $25 in advance, $30 on the day of the class.  You can phone us at 717-290-1517, or stop in to register.

Dr. Janice Protopapas (aka Gurleen Kaur) specializes in research and study of sacred Sikh music from both theoretical and practical perspectives.  As a researcher,scholar and practitioner, she writes about the sonic experience of Sikh music.  She holds a doctorate in ethno-musicology from University of Maryland along with twenty-five years of research and study in Indian classical music and Sanskrit studies from Varanasi, India.  A disciple of the late Shrimati Mangala Tiwari and Dr. Gurnam Singh, she teaches Indian devotional music as a both a musical and spiritual discipline, instilling in the students the need for deep study of the shabad (The Word) as a interpersonal method of self-discovery.

Start: May 6, 2017 1:00 pm
End: May 6, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States

Meditative Walk for World Labyrinth Day

The first Saturday in May is World Labyrinth Day, when people all over the planet participate in labyrinth walks and other labyrinth-related activities.

Join us for a quiet, contemplative walk during the late afternoon and early evening. We are asking that each person bring a smooth grapefruit-sized (or larger) stone to add to the existing labyrinth.

Park on the street, follow the path around the right side of the house, and come through the gate into the garden.

Children are welcome, but keep in mind that this is a quiet, meditative practice.

Start: May 6, 2017 4:30 pm
End: May 6, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Herbs from the Labyrinth, LLC
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
1053 Wheatland Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: one smooth large stone per person

May 12, 2017

Landis Valley Herb & Garden Faire

Held on the grounds of the Landis Valley Farm Museum, this herb fair is held each year on the Friday and Saturday of Mother's Day weekend. Classes, vendors, demonstrations and horse-drawn wagon rides.  And don't miss the Heirloom Seed Project.  We will have our "shop" set up, as usual, in the historic Isaac Landis house.  Come see us!

Start: May 12, 2017 9:00 am
End: May 12, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Landis Valley Farm Museum
Address:
Lancaster, PA, 17601, United States

May 13, 2017

Landis Valley Herb & Garden Faire

Held on the grounds of the Landis Valley Farm Museum, this herb fair is held each year on the Friday and Saturday of Mother's Day weekend. Classes, vendors, demonstrations and horse-drawn wagon rides.  And don't miss the Heirloom Seed Project.  We will have our "shop" set up, as usual, in the historic Isaac Landis house.  Come see us!

Start: May 13, 2017 9:00 am
End: May 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Landis Valley Farm Museum
Address:
Lancaster, PA, 17601, United States

May 18, 2017

Ogham Readings with Adam Davis

Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19, 2017, 10am-4:30pm

Radiance, 9 W Grant St, in the heart of downtown Lancaster, across the NEW beautiful brick alley from market.  Call 717-290-1517 to schedule an appointment.

Many people are familiar with the Tarot, the I Ching, and the Runes as divination tools. Fewer read the Ogham, an ancient Celtic system of symbols used for divination. Adam has been working with this system for many years, and is a gifted reader.

The Tree Ogham set that he will be using was collected over a two year period. Each stave of the set was a gift from a North American relative of the symbol's corresponding European tree. Adam enjoyed the lessons that he received about Ogham through conversations with these trees.

As part of the evolution of Adam’s ogham reading practice, messages from the ogham may be enhanced by or integrated with information from rocks and power animals.

Adam says, "If you are interested in messages from the Tree Ogham, I will be reading with them (sometimes in combination with rocks) at Radiance.  Feel free to stop by or call Radiance for more information. Cheers, Adam."
Cost is $30 for a half hour, or $60 for an hour.

Start: May 18, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 18, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $30 - $60

May 19, 2017

Ogham Readings with Adam Davis

Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19, 2017, 10am-4:30pm

Radiance, 9 W Grant St, in the heart of downtown Lancaster, across the NEW beautiful brick alley from market.  Call 717-290-1517 to schedule an appointment.

Many people are familiar with the Tarot, the I Ching, and the Runes as divination tools. Fewer read the Ogham, an ancient Celtic system of symbols used for divination. Adam has been working with this system for many years, and is a gifted reader.

The Tree Ogham set that he will be using was collected over a two year period. Each stave of the set was a gift from a North American relative of the symbol's corresponding European tree. Adam enjoyed the lessons that he received about Ogham through conversations with these trees.

As part of the evolution of Adam’s ogham reading practice, messages from the ogham may be enhanced by or integrated with information from rocks and power animals.

Adam says, "If you are interested in messages from the Tree Ogham, I will be reading with them (sometimes in combination with rocks) at Radiance.  Feel free to stop by or call Radiance for more information. Cheers, Adam."
Cost is $30 for a half hour, or $60 for an hour.

Start: May 19, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 19, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 7172901517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $30 - $60

Journey to Connect with Nature Spirit Allies with Adam Davis

You are invited to join us at Radiance in downtown Lancaster on Friday, May 19, from 7 pm to 9:30 pm as we shamanically journey to connect with new or existing nature spirit guides. We will start with a pre-journey discussion at 7pm, honor sacred aspects of nature as a group, and then drum journey to personally connect with nature allies.

This workshop is an opportunity to learn fundamentals of journeying and use these fundamentals to connect with nature spirits. Those who have previously applied shamanic techniques to communicating with nature spirits will have opportunities to further develop relationships. Personal transformation, healing, guidance, and gratitude are all possible. All backgrounds and experience levels are welcome.

Tips for tracking toward the workshop and making it part of your broader spiritual practice will become available through the event Facebook page as the workshop approaches. And facilitator Adam Davis will be available for nature awareness coaching (and ogham readings) at Radiance.

Adam will also be offering outdoor shamanic river workshops on the same weekend: one on Saturday afternoon (https://www.facebook.com/events/222172621591703/) along the Susquehanna River, and another on Sunday morning along the Potomac River (https://www.facebook.com/events/295609220859048/). These outdoor events are $15 each, $5 each if you pre-register for the Radiance workshop.

Adam Davis has been facilitating spiritually-oriented nature spirituality workshops at healthy-living fairs, environmental conferences, and other community events since 1998 in addition to teaching about the workings of the Earth in the college classroom. He enjoys combining multiple perspectives to explore integrated, holistic ways of working with nature. His book “Connecting with the Land: Nature Relationships in Multiple Dimensions” describes techniques used in past workshops and that have come to Adam through diverse additional pathways of exploration.

Start: May 19, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 19, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 717-290-1517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $30 in advance, $35 on the day of the event

May 20, 2017

Reiki Level II Training & Attunement with Sarah Preston

Reiki is a simple, beautiful form of energy work that allows us to utilize the natural inclination of the Universe toward healing. Attunement to the second level increases the energy flow and deepens your intuitive awareness of the energy. Reiki II builds on the skills developed through practice at the Reiki I level, bringing more emotional and spiritual healing to your practice. In Reiki II you will also learn “Distance Healing”.

Experience the healing energy of Reiki II in this class being taught by consulting herbalist, energy worker and Reiki Master & Teacher, Sarah Preston.  In this day-long class, we will review Reiki I; learn the Reiki II Power Symbols, their names and uses; receive the Attunement to the second degree of Reiki; practice sending Reiki through time and space; sending Reiki as a group to offer healing to an area of the planet.  You will receive a Reiki II certificate at the completion of class.

Bring your lunch, snacks, and drinking water.  Dress in layers, and consider bringing warm slippers!

Prerequisite: Reiki Level I Attunement.  If you were attuned to Reiki I by someone other than Sarah, she will need to see your certificate.

Cost: $185.00 includes a copy of the book Reiki, the Healing Touch . A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place.

RSVP: Required by Saturday, May 13, so that we can order books. Call 290-1517 or stop in to register.
Class size is limited so early registration is recommended.

Start: May 20, 2017 10:30 am
End: May 20, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Radiance
Phone: 717-290-1517
Address:
9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA, 17603, United States
Cost: $185.00