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PAMPER YOURSELF: Acupressure Facial x Follain

PAMPER YOURSELF: Acupressure Facial x Follain Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT Learn the Facial Acupressure Point Recipe to keep your skin youthful and glowing! PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE Pamper yourself by learning acupressure points for the face. These key facial acupressure points will stimulate energy, collagen production and blood circulation. Besides the benefits of releasing tension and improving the tone in your face, these points affect your overall health to enhance your natural beauty. Learn points that help with under eye darkness and swelling, TMJ, and forehead tension etc. As we work through the Facial Accu-Recipe, Follain will provide sample-sized products to support this self care ritual. 1. Josh Rosebrook Complete Moisture Cleanse 2. Kari Gran Hydrating Rose Tonic 3. Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum * a 10% off card --- Ghost Flower is a new Movement Practice & Activewear brand inspired by Chinese Medicine. Our mission is to make Chinese Medicine and all its benefits more accessible and fun. We are empowering women by furthering their self-care rituals and exercise routines with the acupressure points and meridians woven into our clothes and yoga practice. --- Ticket: $25 for the course.

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Five Element Workshop + Restorative Acupuncture: Wood element & Spring prep

Five Element Workshop + Restorative Acupuncture: Wood element & Spring prep The Five Element Workshops help you tap into the Road Map of your body that Chinese Medicine has laid out for us. Get your organs tuned up in accordance to the seasons and the correlated Element. Learn how to activate the specific meridian energy pathways that relate to each Element, and refine the tissue where the Qi flows. Apply these concepts to your own practice, and find acupressure points to tone the frequency of your energy flow. Post Flow, enjoy the magic of being in a restorative savasana while receiving acupuncture from Dr. Abby Paloma, DACM. Wood Element: Gallbladder x LiverIt is time to renew after the dark of Winter! Bonnie Crotzer will lead you in a Wood element Flow class, exploring your courage and flexibility in face of rigidity. Activating the Wood Energy Channels in your body will help you improve the health and flexibility across the sacral area, IT band and sides of your hips, and supports your gallbladder and liver. Wood Energy encourages you to move beyond a place of stiffness of Winter and emerge feeling refreshed, malleable and strong. Acupuncture points will bring harmony to the Liver and Gallbladder systems. **Please reserve you spot in advance as space is limited. Wear loose comfortable clothes with knees and elbows easily accessible.

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GHOST FLOWER WOOD FLOW + BATCH: RESET

Start your Sunday off right! Join Kaita Mrazek, founding member of Ghost Flower and co-creater behind the Ghost Flower Practice for a special morning of Ghost Flower Wood Flow Yoga. In this Ghost Flower Wood Flow class explore your courage and flexibility when you come up against rigidity. Activating the Wood Energy Channels in your body will help you to improve the health and flexibility across the sacral area, IT band and sides of your hips, and supports your gallbladder and liver. Wood Energy encourages you to move beyond a place of stiffness and emerge feeling refreshed, malleable and strong. The class is 45 minutes long. Refreshments and shopping to follow. SIGN UP HERE

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Ghost Flower + BATCH in San Francisco

Reclaim your best self. Test out a full-body Hydrow workout, meditate with a lavender-infused eye cushion from Project Full, and hydrate with crystal-infused water from Glacce. Clean up your beauty routine with products from Mother Dirt, Tree to Tub, and Boka. Tushy toilet paper? Check! Beautiful, better-for-you personal care items? Rael is in the house. While you’re here, shop ethical apparel and accessories from Pact and Wear Panda. Discover performance-inspired pieces from Ghost Flower and Comrad Socks. Put personal safety first with Nimb’s smart ring that has emergency alert capabilities. Stock your Modern Picnic vegan-leather lunchbox with Humm Kombucha and Ora Organic. Stay fresh with Simply Gum and try one of Willness Co’s five different elixirs. Our home sanctuary is appointed with for-sale pieces from H.D. Buttercup and Revival Rugs. Batch Reset starts on Wednesday, February 20th and ends on Saturday, April 20th.

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THE FIVE ELEMENTS WITHIN at ANIMA MUNDI, January 23-April 17, 2019

Sign up here. This 5 week series runs on Wednesdays from January 23-April 3, 2019.   GHOST FLOWER HAS CREATED A PRACTICE TO HELP YOU ACTIVATE YOUR ENERGY NETWORK. DURING THIS FIVE ELEMENT WORKSHOP SERIES AT ANIMA MUNDI APOTHECARY, WE WILL EXPLORE EACH ELEMENT:     LEARNING WHICH ORGANS AND MERIDIANS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE ELEMENT, AND THE CHARACTERISTICS OR “RESONANCE” OF EACH ELEMENT. THERE WILL BE SOME LIGHT MOVEMENT, DISCUSSION, AND LEARNING KEY ACUPRESSURE POINTS RELATED TO ELEMENT WHILE SIPPING ON AN ELIXIR SPECIALLY MADE TO MATCH THE ELEMENT OF EACH SESSION.   ANCIENT CHINESE MEDICINE HAS PROVIDED US WITH A MAP OF THE BODY, CONSISTING OF A VAST, INTERCONNECTED, ENERGY NETWORK MADE OF CHANNELS AND POINTS. BY LEARNING HOW TO TAP INTO THESE MERIDIANS, YOU ARE LINKING INTO THE WISDOM AND BODY-ROAD MAP CHINESE MEDICINE PROVIDES US.   CONTRIBUTION:   $140 FOR FULL SESSION   $35 WALK-IN/ ONE SESSION   WATER :: RESTORE   JANUARY 23RD, 7-8:30PM     WATER TAKES ON MANY FORMS AND RETAINS ITS ESSENCE. IN THIS GHOST FLOWER WATER CLASS, LESEN HOW TO USE THE WATER ENERGY TO FIND YOUR EBB AND FLOW AND OVERCOME BY YIELDING. MOVEMENTS AND POSTURES ARE DESIGNED TO ACTIVATE THE ENERGY FLOW IN YOUR KIDNEY AND BLADDER CHANNELS. WE WILL DISCUSS HOW ACTIVATING THESE CHANNELS IS REPLENISHING FOR HAMSTRING, LOWER BACK HEALTH AND ADRENAL FATIGUE. FIND YOUR WATER ELEMENT ACUPRESSURE POINTS TO REMAIN CONNECTED TO YOUR CENTER NO MATTER IF YOU ARE RUSHING FORWARD OR BEING QUIET AND STILL.     FIRE :: IGNITE   FEBRUARY 13TH, 7-8:30PM     COME TO HONOR THE EMPRESS/EMPEROR OF OUR BODIES, THE HEART. WARM UP FROM THE INSIDE OUT AND FEEL YOUR RADIANCE AS WE CHANNEL OUR FIRE ENERGY. IN THIS GHOST FLOWER FIRE WORKSHOP WE WILL TURN IT UP AS WE TUNE INTO AND AMPLIFY OUR ELECTRO MAGNETISM. THE ENERGY CHANNELS MAPPED OUT BY ANCIENT CHINESE MEDICINE THAT CORRELATE TO THE FIRE ELEMENT ARE: HEART, SMALL INTESTINE, PERICARDIUM, AND TRIPLE BURNER. BURN UP WHAT MUST BE BURNED WITH SOME BREATH WORK, AND LEARN HOW TO FIND FIRE ELEMENT ACUPRESSURE POINTS.      EARTH :: BALANCE   MARCH 20TH, 7-8:30PM     I HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED: TAPPING INTO YOUR EARTH ELEMENT CAN MOVE YOU INTO A PLACE OF FEELING GROUNDED. A SHIFT IN PERSPECTIVE MAY BE ALL YOU NEED TO ASSURE YOU THAT YOU CAN FEEL NOURISHED AND BALANCED. EARTH IS CONNECTED TO STOMACH AND SPLEEN CHANNELS AND WHEN THEY ARE FREE OF STAGNATION, YOU FEEL BALANCED, EVEN ENERGY, AND CAN EASILY MOVE FORWARD OR MOVE BACK. EARTH ELEMENT PRESSURE POINTS WILL HELP YOU HARMONIZE YOUR METABOLISM AND HORMONES.     METAL :: ASPIRE   APRIL 3RD, 7-8:30PM     FOCUS ON THE METAL ELEMENT WILL GUIDE YOU TO CLEAR OUT IN ORDER TO REFINE. METAL ENERGY CHANNELS, LUNG AND LARGE INTESTINE, ARE FOUND IN THE UPPER BODY, WE WILL FOCUS ON MOVING AND UNLOCKING OUR SHOULDERS AND CHEST FROM BOUND FASCIA. METAL ENERGY INVITES US TO EXPERIENCE THE DICHOTOMY OF SHARPNESS AND VULNERABILITY, BOUNDARIES AND BOUNDLESSNESS. LEARN KEY ACUPRESSURE POINTS THAT ARE FOUND ALONG THE LUNG AND LARGE INTESTINE CHANNELS TO RELEASE DEEP PATTERNS AND REMIND YOU OF THE CAPACITY OF YOUR BREATH. WOOD :: INVIGORATE   APRIL 17TH, 7-8:30PM     IN THIS GHOST FLOWER WOOD WORKSHOP EXPLORE YOUR COURAGE AND FLEXIBILITY WHEN YOU COME UP AGAINST RIGIDITY, BOTH PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY. ACTIVATING THE WOOD ENERGY CHANNELS, LIVER AND GALLBLADDER, WILL HELP YOU TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND FLEXIBILITY ACROSS THE SACRAL AREA, IT BAND AND SIDES OF YOUR HIPS. WOOD ENERGY ENCOURAGES YOU TO MOVE BEYOND A PLACE OF STIFFNESS AND EMERGE FEELING REFRESHED, MALLEABLE AND STRONG.  

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