Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)

TRE ® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) helps to restore balance to the body by releasing deeply stored tension. This approach will help you to manage and release the effects of stress in your body which in turn positively affects your life.
In TRE we use a series of exercises that are gentle and if needed can be modified for any body type or restriction.

A short description of TRE by Jessica Schaffer from trepdx.com 
"TRE ® activates a self-controlled, muscular tremor reflex which is the body’s natural way of re-establishing balance by discharging energy stored in the nervous system. This tremor reflex originates from the Central Nervous System and moves deep in the core of the body, spreading from the legs upward along the spine, slowly unwinding muscular holding patterns from the sacrum to the cranium. Because it is a body-based release, there is very little emotional or cognitive process that is stirred by the practice. So it is a safe and gentle way for the body to process held stress and trauma without re-triggering uncomfortable memories." 

Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable stretchy clothes.

$10 cash or check at the door.

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I Thought It Was Just Me
Jan
28
6:30 PM18:30

I Thought It Was Just Me

I Thought It Was Just Me, by Brene Brown.
This is a 4 week co-ed book group that is part circle and part guided discussion focusing on Shame.

Why a book group on shame?
Guilt is someone feeling that they’ve done something bad, and shame is a separate emotion where people believe they are bad. Shame separates us from one another, and it’s this separation that makes shame so particularly toxic to our being.

Shame is a self-sealing proposition. As shame disconnects and silences us, our shame becomes a secret, and secrets are where our shadow and toxicity lies. The challenge with shame is the feeling itself makes it unsafe for us to share the shame with others. It erodes our trust in ourselves and others.

Learn about shame, how it manifests in your life, how it impacts your joy, and how it shapes your relationships. As a group we will learn how to work with shame in a safe and nurturing environment.

Investment: $40 for the group,
Purchase the book or check it out at the library.

Register: rootedandopen@gmail.com
Limited to 10 people.

Dates: January 28th- February 18th from 6:30-8:30pm

https://www.amazon.com/Thought-Was-Just-but-isnt/dp/1592403352/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1546561179&sr=8-1&keywords=i+thought+it+was+just+me

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Birth Circle
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Birth Circle

Birth Circle is a co-ed circle for families to gather and share stories of birth. Families who are preparing for birth as well as families who have welcomed a child into their life are welcome to join. You do not need to have a story in order to join the circle. All are welcome. All that is required is an open heart and an open mind.

Shanti, who is facilitating this circle, believes all birth stories are relevant and important to share in community. She is on a mission to change birth through storytelling. She believes storytelling is powerful, healing, and transforms lives. She also knows first hand of how sharing your story in community changes you. It removes shame and creates healing through connection.

This is an opportunity for families to gather and share. This is not about comparing or making anyone wrong. In circle we witness and we lift each other up. In sharing our story and witnessing we are challenged, we teach and we learn. With every tiny bit of support that is exchanged, intentional or not, we become more fulfilled people, and better parents for our babies.

Babies and children are welcome to attend.
Suggested $10 donation

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Just Between Us
Feb
10
2:30 PM14:30

Just Between Us

Just Between Us is an art valentines event for families. We'll be making memory journals. Memory journals are artistic/creative journals that captures visual and written memories. Take a snap shot of who you and your children are right now in an artistic book.

This is a chance for a kiddo to make a special heart felt gift for her parents or grandparents. Or, for a kiddo and a parent to make a gift for a loved one. Or for a family to come together and create a lasting memory.

These journals are personal and creative. We'll have enough supplies and ideas to allow for many different possibilities and expressions. Prompts, art supplies, journals, stickers, and cards will be provided.
Cookies and drinks will be provided as well a journals and art supplies.

-$20 per family
-All ages welcome
-We'll have enough supplies on hand for 15 families.
-Young children must be accompanied by an adult.
-To save your spot email or PM Rooted&Open
rootedandopen@gmail.com

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Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)
Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)

TRE ® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) helps to restore balance to the body by releasing deeply stored tension. This approach will help you to manage and release the effects of stress in your body which in turn positively affects your life.
In TRE we use a series of exercises that are gentle and if needed can be modified for any body type or restriction.

A short description of TRE by Jessica Schaffer from trepdx.com 
"TRE ® activates a self-controlled, muscular tremor reflex which is the body’s natural way of re-establishing balance by discharging energy stored in the nervous system. This tremor reflex originates from the Central Nervous System and moves deep in the core of the body, spreading from the legs upward along the spine, slowly unwinding muscular holding patterns from the sacrum to the cranium. Because it is a body-based release, there is very little emotional or cognitive process that is stirred by the practice. So it is a safe and gentle way for the body to process held stress and trauma without re-triggering uncomfortable memories." 

Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable stretchy clothes.

$10 cash or check at the door.

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Altar: Where Spirituality Meet Psychology
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Altar: Where Spirituality Meet Psychology

You do not need to believe in a God or gods to have an altar. You can have an altar to communicate and get in touch with your own higher knowledge, or a cosmic energy. If you do believe in spirits, saints, angels, deities, etc. this is the place to begin calling on them. The more you spend time at your altar space, the more peaceful energy will be infused there and soon it will be calling to you daily to come and spend some time basking in the peace. A common definition of an altar is ‘Structure on which offerings are made to a deity’. This can be so but it can be so much more than that.

What/When
Altars is a co-ed 8 week group that explores different spiritual concepts from our personal psychology. Class starts February 28th and runs until May 9th, from 7-9pm each Thursday night. No Class March 14th & 28th, April 11th

This offering is part class, part process group, and part experiential learning. Topics include, but are not limited to: belonging, feminine power, creativity, intuition, faith, passion, inner child work, dream analysis.....

Each class will mix personal psychology, with spirituality, with meditation, with mindful/energy healing movement. Weeks build upon each other. Participants will have activities and exercises to do at home to further the learning in class. Participants will also be required to find/explore/buy different items to build a unique altar that accurately reflects who he/she is and is stepping into. By the end of the 8 weeks participants will have their very own mesa bundle that can be used for healing, connect with spirit, prayer, or a home altar.

Materials needed:
Journal
Pen
Altar cloth
Candle

Investment: $240
Cash, check, venmo. Payment plans available. Spots are saved for those who make a payment prior to class.
Class is limited to 8 people.
Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to sign up and set up payment.

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Magical Kids (Crystals)
Jan
13
3:00 PM15:00

Magical Kids (Crystals)

Join Shanti O'Connor of Rooted&Open at The Hive for this monthly spiritual exploration class just for kids. Each month we will focus on a different magical topic like crystals, energy healing, chakras, spirit guides, angels, meditation, etc...
We will use yoga, guided meditation, art, discussion, and hands on activities to explore each topic.
This month we will explore how to connect, know, and work with crystals. Kiddos will leave understanding the properties of different crystals, what it means to work with crystals, how to work with crystals, and everything a crystal can do for a kiddo. 
Each kid will go home with his/her very own homemade crystal necklace. 
Parents are welcome to join their kiddo, but if you are comfortable dropping your kiddo off that is better.

$15 cash or check made out to Rooted&Open
Class is limited to 10 kids.
Age 5-12
Pre-register is strongly encouraged
email rootedandopen@gmail.com to reserve your spot.


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New Year Ceremony
Jan
1
6:30 PM18:30

New Year Ceremony

Start the new year off with clarity and intention. 

This is the perfect time to reflect and thoughtfully envision what you would like to welcome into your life in the year to come. As a group we will open ourselves up to receiving all that is good into our lives.Through a group journey meditation, a prayer circle and a vision board, we are putting thought and energy into things we would like to experience in the new year—-perhaps it is more self-care, travel, career success, relationship connection, inner peace, love or friendship. As we do this, we may become more clear on what our heart desires.

This night together will help us begin to expand our thinking. If we ask ourselves, “What would I want in my life if I had a magic wand?” By expanding our thinking, we start to increase our belief systems around what could be attainable. For if you do not believe you will ever achieve something, you most certainly won’t. We must be able to envision a greater life for ourselves before we can begin to take the steps to make that a reality.

Treats and tea will be served.
Sliding scale $15-20 cash, check or venmo

This class is scheduled for 2 hours, but can easily take up to 3 hours, so please plan accordingly.

Space limited to 10 people (men or women). Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to reserve your spot 
or PM Rooted&Open

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 Mama Nurture Circle (for moms w/babies)
Dec
28
10:00 AM10:00

Mama Nurture Circle (for moms w/babies)

Mama Nurture Circle is a bi weekly circle that meets ongoing from 10-12 pm in The Tree house at The Hive. This circle is open to moms with babies 1 and under. Babies are welcome to join mama in circle.
This circle is part open processing (as in each person gets to choose what she wants to share with the group), and guided discussion.
Weekly format roughly looks like a check in, short meditation to clear our mind and ground our body into the present, then we explore different topics from relationships to self-care and everything in between through discussion. Topics are chosen based on the what is most relevant to the group.
Who
This is a circle for mothers in the beginning stage of parenting who are looking to gain a deeper connection to their self as well as other women. This group is especially helpful for moms who are ready to do some internal/emotional healing and discover who she is after becoming a mom. It's about coming home to the woman she is, not the woman she was.
Why
For many women, after becoming a mom her life is devoted to her child. In this devotion there are parts of herself she loses. For others, raising a child triggers all the parts of herself that were rejected as a child and she loses herself to the pain and rage she is dealing with. Some women are so convinced that there is a "right" way to parent and are so stuck in controlling the environment around her in order to protect her child that she begins to suffer great anxiety. The struggles vary, but what is clear for most is that there is a sense of self that is lost. For many women, joining a circle of women who are really open and vulnerable can be healing, nurturing and helps women rediscover herself.
This offering fosters deep connection, vulnerability, truth, and awareness. For some it's the first radical step towards self care that can create the much needed change one is looking for.

What does a circle look like?
When in circle we put our attention on one woman to explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fulfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Circle Dates: November 2nd, 16th, and 30th and finishes on December 14th.


Investment: $80 for access to this ongoing group. Come when you can

-Babies welcome to join
-Space is limited to 10 women
-Payment plans available, please email rootedandopen@gmail.com 
to set up
-Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to register

About the Facilitator:
Shanti is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a mama of 2. She is a meditation teacher, energy worker, counselor, and a teacher. She has training in post partum and trauma that helps inform her work with moms.
She has been facilitating the Mama Nurture Circle in Bend for almost 8 years. She loves helping moms step into her deepest truth. Her approach is straight forward, compassionate, and authentic.

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Winter Spiral
Dec
21
5:00 PM17:00

Winter Spiral

Winter Spiral is a celebration of the winter solstice. The Hive is hosting this is as a donation based, drop in activity. So come when you can, enjoy some tea or hot coco, a cookie and walk through our spiral.

As you enter the Hive we will be sitting in silence in a darkened room and a candle will be lit in the center of a spiral of evergreen boughs. This candle is a symbol of life amidst the dead of winter. Each person in turn takes a candle into the center of that spiral and lights it, then places the candle along the path. The lights brighten the path for those who come after. Each person walks alone, at his or her own pace, in his or her own way.

This is a celebration of quiet confidence, of carrying light in darkness, of sharing that light with others. You are invited to attend this celebration, not only to watch, but to watch how each person is in the community of their peers. How does each person approach the candle at the center of the spiral? Are his footsteps halting or rapid? Does she stop along the way to consider each crystal and shining stone in the path before placing her candle near the way out of the spiral, or does she set it down right away and hurry on without looking back? Being a witness to this journey can be a moving experience, and adults and children alike carry away from the spiral the feelings and meaning they found within it.

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we are entering the darkest days of the year. The sun is down by dinner time, and even at noon the shadows are long and slanting. Holiday preparations are in full swing, and our minds swirl with plans for gifts, meals, treats, crafts, decorations, travel, cleaning. When we look out into the natural world, we see the opposite of this constant, harried motion. The earth is growing quiet. The plants and animals are storing away food for the cold months or preparing to sink into dormancy. When the snow comes, the quiet will be even deeper.

It is no accident that so many festivals are planned for these dark days. Celebrations of light, community, sharing — these remind us to carry the gifts of summer with us into the quiet of winter. At the time of the longest night, we find joyful celebrations of returning light.

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Kids Holiday Craft
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Holiday Craft

During the Hive Holiday Market we will have a supervised craft booth from 10-12 and then again from 3-5 pm for children of all ages.
Kids can make crafts to give as gifts to their family and friends! 

Crafts include (plus wrapping)
-Make your own organic tea mix! ($2)
-Roll and decorate a beeswax candle! ($4)
-Make an ornament! ($1)
See pictures in the comments
*Cash Only Please*

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Hive Holiday Market
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Hive Holiday Market

The Hive is holding it's first ever holiday market. We will have a variety of local artisans selling their wares for holiday gifts. 
This is a free event open to the public.
We'll also have a kids area so kids can make a high quality gift for friends and family.

Vendors Include:

Bend Floral Artistry
CrystallynnbySirah
Hand spun yarn 
Hand knitted ornaments
Wild Folk Flower Apothecary
Desert Rose Essentials
In Stitches by Sara
Organic Man: Ayurvedic men’s care

We’ll also have a kids holiday craft area for kids to make and take a gift for family and friends.

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Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)

This is a group class for those who know how to do TRE. new students are welcome to join too.
TRE ® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) helps to restore balance to the body by releasing deeply stored tension. This approach will help you to manage and release the effects of stress in your body which in turn positively affects your life.
In TRE we use a series of exercises that are gentle and if needed can be modified for any body type or restriction.

A short description of TRE by Jessica Schaffer from trepdx.com 
"TRE ® activates a self-controlled, muscular tremor reflex which is the body’s natural way of re-establishing balance by discharging energy stored in the nervous system. This tremor reflex originates from the Central Nervous System and moves deep in the core of the body, spreading from the legs upward along the spine, slowly unwinding muscular holding patterns from the sacrum to the cranium. Because it is a body-based release, there is very little emotional or cognitive process that is stirred by the practice. So it is a safe and gentle way for the body to process held stress and trauma without re-triggering uncomfortable memories." 

Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable stretchy clothes.

$10 cash or check at the door.

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Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)
Nov
19
6:30 PM18:30

Group TRE (Tension/Trauma Release Exercises)

This is a group class for those who know how to do TRE. new students are welcome to join too.
TRE ® (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) helps to restore balance to the body by releasing deeply stored tension. This approach will help you to manage and release the effects of stress in your body which in turn positively affects your life.
In TRE we use a series of exercises that are gentle and if needed can be modified for any body type or restriction.

A short description of TRE by Jessica Schaffer from trepdx.com 
"TRE ® activates a self-controlled, muscular tremor reflex which is the body’s natural way of re-establishing balance by discharging energy stored in the nervous system. This tremor reflex originates from the Central Nervous System and moves deep in the core of the body, spreading from the legs upward along the spine, slowly unwinding muscular holding patterns from the sacrum to the cranium. Because it is a body-based release, there is very little emotional or cognitive process that is stirred by the practice. So it is a safe and gentle way for the body to process held stress and trauma without re-triggering uncomfortable memories." 

Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable stretchy clothes.

$10 cash or check at the door.

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 In Utero Documentary Screening & Professional Panel Discussion
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

In Utero Documentary Screening & Professional Panel Discussion

IN UTERO is a documentary examining the connection between the state of the world and prenatal life. 

IN UTERO paints a complex tapestry of the human experience from conception to birth. 

Tapping into cultural myths, popular movies, and technological trends, the film demonstrates how our experiences in utero preoccupy us throughout our lives.
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The film screening will be followed by a discussion panel of local professionals, David Lutz, Emily Wiggins, Kristen Poppert, and Alice O'Keefe 

$15.00 at the door (cash, check made out to Bend Birth Connection or Venmo)

This event is limited to 40 people

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Magical Kids (Angels)
Nov
11
2:30 PM14:30

Magical Kids (Angels)

Join The Hive and Rooted&Open for this monthly spiritual exploration class just for kids. Each month we will focus on a different magical topic like crystals, energy healing, chakras, spirit guides, angels, meditation, etc...
We will use yoga, guided meditation, art, discussion, and hands on activities to explore each topic.
This month we will explore how to connect, know, and work with arch angels and guardian angels. Kiddos will leave understanding how many angel guides they have, what it means to work with angel, how to work with angels, and everything an angel can do for a kiddo. 
$10 cash or check made out to Rooted&Open
Class is limited to 10 kids.
Age 5-12
Pre-register is strongly encouraged
email rootedandopen@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Grand Opening

Connect-Collaborate-Heal
Have you heard of The Hive? The Hive is a holistic healing community in downtown Bend. Although we had a soft opening in May, we are ready for an official grand opening.
Please join us in introducing and welcoming The Hive into the Bend community.
Our evening will begin with an opening ceremony lead by Jennifer Lane at 6pm.
After the ceremony we will have food, non alcoholic drinks, live music by JoyRoot, a community Mandala art project and an interactive altar. We would love your presence to help us anchor in this center.

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Shine, A Woman's Group
Nov
6
6:30 PM18:30

Shine, A Woman's Group

Shine is a 4 week process group (11/6-11/27) that is open to women in any stage of life. This will be a heart centered, heart opening group that encourages vulnerability, truth and openness. It is our intention that you will go away with a deeper connection to yourself, your feelings, and your truth. 

This group will benefit women who
- want to reclaim their creativity
- desire a deeper relationship and understanding with their self
- want to find their voice
- yearn for connection and community
- are ready to share with vulnerability
- are ready to walk her own path
- want to learn how to live in truth, passion and greatness
- thrive in a nurturing healing space
- are ready to make true and lasting change
- want to ignite the fire from within and shine

Each week we will mix open processing/discussions with an art activity and/or an experiential activity desiged to integrate the collective healing work we do. 

Some benefits to group work are:
- Groups provide a safety net
- Groups help you to relate to yourself and others in a heathier way
- Groups help you find your voice
- Groups help facilitate giving a receiving support
- Groups help you realize you are not alone
- Groups provide a sounding board
- Sharing and being seen in your vulnerability can be healing
- Groups can teach you about yourself
- Groups can help propel you forward in life


Shine will be facilitated by two therapists who are passionate about and specialize in group work: 
Shanti O'Connor, MS, NCC, QHHT
www.rootedandopen.com
and
Sara Beth Feley, LMFT, YTT, CT, Cranial Sacral Therapist
www.sarabethfeley.com

Investment $140
Some insurance like Blue Cross and First Choice accepted, 
please ask because if you have insurance we can give you a form to send in for reimbursement.
A nonrefundable deposit of $50 holds your place.
Payment Plans available upon request

To secure your spot, send $50 or full payment to

Rooted&Open
205 NW Franklin Ave.,
Bend, 97701

Please inquire with questions to rootedandopen@gmail.com

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Birth Tellers
Nov
5
6:00 PM18:00

Birth Tellers

Birth Tellers is a community storytelling event for mothers, fathers, and birthworkers. We would love to highlight all the ways in which women give birth in our community. We hope to hear stories from fathers, grandparents and birthworkers as well as from mothers. 

There will be about 5-10 storytellers sharing his/her experience of birth. Each story will range between 10-20 minutes. The last 30 minutes will be used for an open discussion and questions from the audience. 

If you are interested in sharing your story please email rootedandopen@gmail.com. Once a short written description is emailed you will be notified if your story has been chosen to share at this event. No storytelling experience needed.


$15 at the door

 

 

 

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Mama Nurture Circle (for moms w/babies)
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Mama Nurture Circle (for moms w/babies)

Mama Nurture Circle is a bi weekly circle that meets 4 times over the course of two months from 10-12 pm in The Tree house at The Hive. This circle is open to moms with babies 1 and under. Babies are welcome to join mama in circle.
This circle is part open processing (as in each person gets to choose what she wants to share with the group), and guided discussion.
Weekly format roughly looks like a check in, short meditation to clear our mind and ground our body into the present, then we explore different topics from relationships to self-care and everything in between through discussion. Topics are chosen based on the what is most relevant to the group.
Who
This is a circle for mothers in the beginning stage of parenting who are looking to gain a deeper connection to their self as well as other women. This group is especially helpful for moms who are ready to do some internal/emotional healing and discover who she is after becoming a mom. It's about coming home to the woman she is, not the woman she was.
Why
For many women, after becoming a mom her life is devoted to her child. In this devotion there are parts of herself she loses. For others, raising a child triggers all the parts of herself that were rejected as a child and she loses herself to the pain and rage she is dealing with. Some women are so convinced that there is a "right" way to parent and are so stuck in controlling the environment around her in order to protect her child that she begins to suffer great anxiety. The struggles vary, but what is clear for most is that there is a sense of self that is lost. For many women, joining a circle of women who are really open and vulnerable can be healing, nurturing and helps women rediscover herself.
This offering fosters deep connection, vulnerability, truth, and awareness. For some it's the first radical step towards self care that can create the much needed change one is looking for.

What does a circle look like?
When in circle we put our attention on one woman to explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fulfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Circle Dates: November 2nd, 16th, and 30th and finishes on December 14th.


Investment: $80 for 4 weeks.

-Babies welcome to join
-Space is limited to 10 women
-Payment plans available, please email rootedandopen@gmail.com 
to set up
-Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to register

About the Facilitator:
Shanti is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a mama of 2. She is a meditation teacher, energy worker, counselor, and a teacher. She has training in post partum and trauma that helps inform her work with moms.
She has been facilitating the Mama Nurture Circle in Bend for almost 8 years. She loves helping moms step into her deepest truth. Her approach is straight forward, compassionate, and authentic.

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Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle
Oct
17
12:00 PM12:00

Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle

This class combines yoga and a support circle to join women in this powerful and often overwhelming time in their lives. The class starts with 30 minutes of mindful movement and is followed by 60 minutes of gathering to discuss all that can come up as a mother. The circle is aimed at providing you with a community of women who can support each other and develop lasting bonds in this journey of motherhood. 
This is facilitated by Jennifer Marie Lane, yoga teacher and mama and Shanti O'Connor, counselor and mama,

YOGA:
Yoga is taught by Dr. Jennifer Marie Lane, DC. The short class offers women the opportunity to establish an overall sense of well-being, and learn breathing techniques, mudras and postures to help support the body, heart, mind and soul through the transition into motherhood. There will be time for connection with other mothers, as well as deep rest and relaxation. Our classes are open to any woman after doctors release postpartum. The class is a nurturing environment designed to stretch and strengthen muscles, energize the body, soothe aches and pains, relieve stress and anxiety, and overcome the common discomforts from postpartum. No prior yoga experience needed.

CIRCLE:
What does a circle look like?
Circle is facilitated by Shanti O'Connor, MS, NCC. When in circle we all put our attention on one woman, and we will explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fullfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Children are welcome to join. Shanti will be on hand to help watch kids while mom is doing yoga.

ABOUT JENNIFER:
Jennifer is a mama of a delightfully engaging son. She moved to Bend in the summer of 2018 after living on the road in an RV for 2.5 years. She birthed her son at home (in the RV) and discovered in that transformational experience that she also birthed herself as a Mother and joined the Tribe. 

While her main focus these days is on being a mom, she is also a dream oracle, author, yoga teacher, priestess and chiropractor. 

Jennifer has taught yoga since 2004. Her approach weaves together breath, mudra, asana and Earth Wisdom - crafting a healing journey for the body and soul. 

She loves gathering in Circle, facilitating Ceremony and crafting Ritual. Her devotion is to awakening and inspiring Beauty, Love & Magic in ever practical and mystical ways. 

ABOUT SHANTI: 
Shanti is a mother of two soulful, wild, silly, energetic children. Before children, she counseled at-risk youth and teen moms. However, the experience of giving birth and becoming a mom radically changed her. From that transition, she discovered her deeper calling, working with mothers.

When she is not with her children she is facilitating retreats, circles and groups, teaching TRE, meditation and chakra healing classes, hosting ceremonies, and working one on one helping women heal.

Shanti is a change maker, an activist, a healer, a community builder, a storyteller, a mother, and a truth teller. She is a nationally certified counselor with a Masters in Counseling. She is a licensed teacher, a certified hypnotherapist,
and a Reiki Master. She has trainings in TRE (trauma release exercises), PPD, Advanced Pranic Healing, and trauma.

Everything Shanti does is in service to women, especially mothers. She is deeply passionate about helping women heal so they can be the powerful, loving, soulful individual they long to be and know they are.


INVESTMENT:
This is priced as a regularly scheduled class, meaning a drop-in is $12 and there is an option for 5 class card options to save $2 per class.
If you would like to join us, but cannot afford the class please reach out to rootedandopen@gmail.com. No mama will be turned away due to lack of funds.

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In Utero Documentary Screening & Professional Panel Discussion
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

In Utero Documentary Screening & Professional Panel Discussion

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IN UTERO is a documentary examining the connection between the state of the world and prenatal life. IN UTERO paints a complex tapestry of the human experience from conception to birth. Tapping into cultural myths, popular movies, and technological trends, the film demonstrates how our experiences in utero preoccupy us throughout our lives.

The film screening will be followed by a discussion panel of local professionals. 

Tickets online are $10 (on Facebook or Eventbrite)
$15.00 at the door

This event is limited to 15 people

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Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle
Oct
3
12:00 PM12:00

Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle

This class combines yoga and a support circle to join women in this powerful and often overwhelming time in their lives. The class starts with 30 minutes of mindful movement and is followed by 60 minutes of gathering to discuss all that can come up as a mother. The circle is aimed at providing you with a community of women who can support each other and develop lasting bonds in this journey of motherhood. 
This is facilitated by Jennifer Marie Lane, yoga teacher and mama and Shanti O'Connor, counselor and mama,

YOGA:
Yoga is taught by Dr. Jennifer Marie Lane, DC. The short class offers women the opportunity to establish an overall sense of well-being, and learn breathing techniques, mudras and postures to help support the body, heart, mind and soul through the transition into motherhood. There will be time for connection with other mothers, as well as deep rest and relaxation. Our classes are open to any woman after doctors release postpartum. The class is a nurturing environment designed to stretch and strengthen muscles, energize the body, soothe aches and pains, relieve stress and anxiety, and overcome the common discomforts from postpartum. No prior yoga experience needed.

CIRCLE:
What does a circle look like?
Circle is facilitated by Shanti O'Connor, MS, NCC. When in circle we all put our attention on one woman, and we will explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fullfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Children are welcome to join. Shanti will be on hand to help watch kids while mom is doing yoga.

ABOUT JENNIFER:
Jennifer is a mama of a delightfully engaging son. She moved to Bend in the summer of 2018 after living on the road in an RV for 2.5 years. She birthed her son at home (in the RV) and discovered in that transformational experience that she also birthed herself as a Mother and joined the Tribe. 

While her main focus these days is on being a mom, she is also a dream oracle, author, yoga teacher, priestess and chiropractor. 

Jennifer has taught yoga since 2004. Her approach weaves together breath, mudra, asana and Earth Wisdom - crafting a healing journey for the body and soul. 

She loves gathering in Circle, facilitating Ceremony and crafting Ritual. Her devotion is to awakening and inspiring Beauty, Love & Magic in ever practical and mystical ways. 

ABOUT SHANTI: 
Shanti is a mother of two soulful, wild, silly, energetic children. Before children, she counseled at-risk youth and teen moms. However, the experience of giving birth and becoming a mom radically changed her. From that transition, she discovered her deeper calling, working with mothers.

When she is not with her children she is facilitating retreats, circles and groups, teaching TRE, meditation and chakra healing classes, hosting ceremonies, and working one on one helping women heal.

Shanti is a change maker, an activist, a healer, a community builder, a storyteller, a mother, and a truth teller. She is a nationally certified counselor with a Masters in Counseling. She is a licensed teacher, a certified hypnotherapist,
and a Reiki Master. She has trainings in TRE (trauma release exercises), PPD, Advanced Pranic Healing, and trauma.

Everything Shanti does is in service to women, especially mothers. She is deeply passionate about helping women heal so they can be the powerful, loving, soulful individual they long to be and know they are.


INVESTMENT:
This is priced as a regularly scheduled class, meaning a drop-in is $12 and there is an option for 5 class card options to save $2 per class.
If you would like to join us, but cannot afford the class please reach out to rootedandopen@gmail.com. No mama will be turned away due to lack of funds.

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Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle
Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

Postnatal Yoga/Mama Circle

This class combines yoga and a support circle to join women in this powerful and often overwhelming time in their lives. The class starts with 30 minutes of mindful movement and is followed by 60 minutes of gathering to discuss all that can come up as a mother. The circle is aimed at providing you with a community of women who can support each other and develop lasting bonds in this journey of motherhood. 
This is facilitated by Jennifer Marie Lane, yoga teacher and mama and Shanti O'Connor, counselor and mama,

YOGA:
Yoga is taught by Dr. Jennifer Marie Lane, DC. The short class offers women the opportunity to establish an overall sense of well-being, and learn breathing techniques, mudras and postures to help support the body, heart, mind and soul through the transition into motherhood. There will be time for connection with other mothers, as well as deep rest and relaxation. Our classes are open to any woman after doctors release postpartum. The class is a nurturing environment designed to stretch and strengthen muscles, energize the body, soothe aches and pains, relieve stress and anxiety, and overcome the common discomforts from postpartum. No prior yoga experience needed.

CIRCLE:
What does a circle look like?
Circle is facilitated by Shanti O'Connor, MS, NCC. When in circle we all put our attention on one woman, and we will explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fullfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Children are welcome to join. Shanti will be on hand to help watch kids while mom is doing yoga.

ABOUT JENNIFER:
Jennifer is a mama of a delightfully engaging son. She moved to Bend in the summer of 2018 after living on the road in an RV for 2.5 years. She birthed her son at home (in the RV) and discovered in that transformational experience that she also birthed herself as a Mother and joined the Tribe. 

While her main focus these days is on being a mom, she is also a dream oracle, author, yoga teacher, priestess and chiropractor. 

Jennifer has taught yoga since 2004. Her approach weaves together breath, mudra, asana and Earth Wisdom - crafting a healing journey for the body and soul. 

She loves gathering in Circle, facilitating Ceremony and crafting Ritual. Her devotion is to awakening and inspiring Beauty, Love & Magic in ever practical and mystical ways. 

ABOUT SHANTI: 
Shanti is a mother of two soulful, wild, silly, energetic children. Before children, she counseled at-risk youth and teen moms. However, the experience of giving birth and becoming a mom radically changed her. From that transition, she discovered her deeper calling, working with mothers.

When she is not with her children she is facilitating retreats, circles and groups, teaching TRE, meditation and chakra healing classes, hosting ceremonies, and working one on one helping women heal.

Shanti is a change maker, an activist, a healer, a community builder, a storyteller, a mother, and a truth teller. She is a nationally certified counselor with a Masters in Counseling. She is a licensed teacher, a certified hypnotherapist,
and a Reiki Master. She has trainings in TRE (trauma release exercises), PPD, Advanced Pranic Healing, and trauma.

Everything Shanti does is in service to women, especially mothers. She is deeply passionate about helping women heal so they can be the powerful, loving, soulful individual they long to be and know they are.


INVESTMENT:
This is priced as a regularly scheduled class, meaning a drop-in is $12 and there is an option for 5 class card options to save $2 per class.
If you would like to join us, but cannot afford the class please reach out to rootedandopen@gmail.com. No mama will be turned away due to lack of funds.

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Magical Kids (Spirit Animals)
Sep
16
2:30 PM14:30

Magical Kids (Spirit Animals)

Join The Hive and Rooted&Open for this monthly spiritual exploration class just for kids. Each month we will focus on a different magical topic like crystals, energy healing, chakras, spirit guides, angels, meditation, etc...
We will use yoga, guided meditation, art, discussion, and hands on activities to explore each topic.
This month we will explore how to connect, know, and work with animal spirits guides. Kiddos will leave understanding how many animal guides they have, what it means when they see animals in nature, and will be able to identify and work with at least one of their spirit animals. 
$15 cash or check made out to Rooted&Open
Class is limited to 10 kids.
Age 6-12
Pre-register is strongly encouraged
email rootedandopen@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

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Mama Nurture Circle
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Mama Nurture Circle

Mama Nurture Circle is a weekly circle that meets 6 weeks from 7-9pm in The Treehouse at The Hive. This circle is part open processing (as in each person gets to choose what she wants to share with the group), guided discussion, short meditation, and a little art exploration. 
Weekly format roughly looks like a check in, short meditation to clear our mind and ground our body into the present, then we explore different topics from relationships to self-care and everything in between through art, writing and/or discussion. Topics are chosen based on the what is most relevant to the group.
Who
This is a circle for mothers in any stage of parenting (from pregnant moms to parents of adults) who are looking to gain a deeper connection to their self as well as other women. This is not a group just for new moms. Although this can be helpful for new moms, it is for moms at any stage who are ready to do some internal/emotional healing and discover who she is after becoming a mom. It's about coming home to the woman she is, not the woman she was.
Why
For many women, after becoming a mom her life is devoted to her child. In this devotion there are parts of herself she loses. For others, raising a child triggers all the parts of herself that were rejected as a child and she loses herself to the pain and rage she is dealing with. Some women are so convinced that there is a "right" way to parent and are so stuck in controlling the environment around her in order to protect her child that she begins to suffer great anxiety. The struggles vary, but what is clear for most is that there is a sense of self that is lost. For many women, joining a circle of women who are really open and vulnerable can be healing, nurturung and helps women rediscover herself.
This offering fosters deep connection, vulnerability, truth, and awareness. For some it's the first radical step towards self care that can create the much needed change one is looking for.

What does a circle look like?
When in circle we put our attention on one woman to explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fullfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Circle Dates: September 13- October 18 from 7-9pm

Investment: $100 for 6 weeks.

-Babies welcome to join
-Space is limited to 10 women
-Payment plans available, please email rootedandopen@gmail.com
to set up
-Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to register

About the Facilitator:
Shanti is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a mama of 2. She is a meditation teach, energy worker, counselor, and a teacher. She has training in post partum and trauma that helps inform her work with moms.
She has been facilitating the Mama Nurture Circle in Bend for almost 8 years. She loves helping moms step into her deepest truth. Her approach is straight forward, compassionate, and vulnerable.

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Mama Nurture Circle
Sep
10
7:00 PM19:00

Mama Nurture Circle

Mama Nurture Circle is a weekly circle that meets 6 weeks from 7-9pm in The Treehouse at The Hive. This circle is part open processing (as in each person gets to choose what she wants to share with the group), guided discussion, short meditation, and a little art exploration. 
Weekly format roughly looks like a check in, short meditation to clear our mind and ground our body into the present, then we explore different topics from relationships to self-care and everything in between through art, writing and/or discussion. Topics are chosen based on the what is most relevant to the group.
Who
This is a circle for mothers in any stage of parenting (from pregnant moms to parents of adults) who are looking to gain a deeper connection to their self as well as other women. This is not a group just for new moms. Although this can be helpful for new moms, it is for moms at any stage who are ready to do some internal/emotional healing and discover who she is after becoming a mom. It's about coming home to the woman she is, not the woman she was.
Why
For many women, after becoming a mom her life is devoted to her child. In this devotion there are parts of herself she loses. For others, raising a child triggers all the parts of herself that were rejected as a child and she loses herself to the pain and rage she is dealing with. Some women are so convinced that there is a "right" way to parent and are so stuck in controlling the environment around her in order to protect her child that she begins to suffer great anxiety. The struggles vary, but what is clear for most is that there is a sense of self that is lost. For many women, joining a circle of women who are really open and vulnerable can be healing, nurturung and helps women rediscover herself.
This offering fosters deep connection, vulnerability, truth, and awareness. For some it's the first radical step towards self care that can create the much needed change one is looking for.

What does a circle look like?
When in circle we put our attention on one woman to explore what her experience is like, essentially getting into deep relationship with what is most true and alive for her.
The experience of being seen for who we are is one of the most fullfilling experiences we can have. Being in circle teaches us exactly that­, how to see and celebrate each woman for the uniqueness she brings to the world.
We don’t give advice or try to fix anyone. Rather, we welcome and stay with what is so we can relax into the truth of our experience, feel supported, know we are not alone and allow the experience of this to change us.

Circle Dates: September 10, 17, October 1, 8,15, 29

Investment: $100 for 6 weeks.

-Babies welcome to join
-Space is limited to 10 women
-Payment plans available, please email rootedandopen@gmail.com
to set up
-Email rootedandopen@gmail.com to register

About the Facilitator:
Shanti is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a mama of 2. She is a meditation teach, energy worker, counselor, and a teacher. She has training in post partum and trauma that helps inform her work with moms.
She has been facilitating the Mama Nurture Circle in Bend for almost 8 years. She loves helping moms step into her deepest truth. Her approach is straight forward, compassionate, and vulnerable.

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Bee Healthy: Donation Offering
Sep
7
5:00 PM17:00

Bee Healthy: Donation Offering

Please join The Hive for an evening of donation services. This will be a monthly offering on the first Friday of every month where people in the community can try out different services for one monetary donation. 
In the community classroom we will have a variety classes being offered. At the same time each of our rooms will be open for one on one healing services. We will also have offerings out on the lawn.
This is a family friendly event!

Here is a list of possible (not all) services.
Yoga
Meditation
Energy work
Intuitives
Counseling
Massage
Nutrition counseling
Breathwork
Jungian Sandtray Therapy
Cocoon Project
Accupuncture
Aruveydic Counseling
Dance Therapy
Thai Massage
Crystal Healing
Reiki
TRE
Food
Cranial Sacral
And many, many more offerings

Suggested donation $10-20

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Pre/Postnatal Meet & Greet
Aug
20
5:00 PM17:00

Pre/Postnatal Meet & Greet

Are you pregnant, wanting to become pregnant? Did you just have a kiddo? Are you a year or two postpartum? There are so many amazing resources for families in Bend, but it can be hard to find them all. 
The Hive is hosting a free night for families to meet doulas, midwives, nurse practitioners, nutritionist, therapist, naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapist, fitness instructors, yoga teachers.....there is such a wide range of practitioners that will be at this event that it's hard to name them all. We will have around 50 different practitioners for you and your family to meet. 
This is your chance to learn about all the different resources available, get your questions asked and find your healing community that is most supportive to your needs.
If you have a kiddo bring him/her because we will have free activities to keep your kiddo entertained.

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Birth Tellers
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

Birth Tellers

Birth Tellers is a community storytelling event for mothers, fathers, and birthworkers. We would love to highlight all the ways in which women give birth in our community. We hope to hear stories from fathers, grandparents and birthworkers as well as from mothers. 

There will be about 5-10 storytellers sharing his/her experience of birth. Each story will range between 10-20 minutes. The last 30 minutes will be used for an open discussion and questions from the audience. 

If you are interested in sharing your story please email rootedandopen@gmail.com. Once a short written description is emailed you will be notified if your story has been chosen to share at this event. No storytelling experience needed.


$15 at the door

 

 

 

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The Fairies are Coming!
Aug
3
5:30 PM17:30

The Fairies are Coming!

We've been hearing a rumor that the fairies are coming. Apparently someone spotted a fairy door at The Hive! 
To all the fairy loving children, this event is just for you. Join Shanti at The Hive to welcome in these fun loving nature spirits. 
We'll start off our time together with a little yoga flow and meditation then we'll craft some gifts/offerings for the fairies. Then we'll go on a fairy hunt. I will teach the kiddos how to listen to the fairies and how to develop a relationship with them.
This event is during first Friday, so drop off your kiddo and enjoy offerings from our practitioners at The Hive!
All ages welcomed, but this event is for kiddos
$5, cash
Please RSVP so we have enough supplies for each kid

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Bee Healthy: Donation Offering
Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Bee Healthy: Donation Offering

Please join The Hive for an evening of donation services. This will be a monthly offering on the first Friday of every month where people in the community can try out different services for one monetary donation. 
In the community classroom we will have a variety classes being offered. At the same time each of our rooms will be open for one on one healing services. We will also have offerings out on the lawn.
This is a family friendly event!

Here is a list of possible (not all) services.
Yoga
Meditation
Energy work
Intuitives
Counseling
Massage
Nutrition counseling
Breathwork
Jungian Sandtray Therapy
Cocoon Project
Accupuncture
Aruveydic Counseling
Dance Therapy
Thai Massage
Crystal Healing
Reiki
TRE
Food
Cranial Sacral
And many, many more offerings

Suggested donation $10-20

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The Hive Paint Party
Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

The Hive Paint Party

Join us as we paint a beautiful glowing scene, “Fireflies and Friends.” Ring in the Summer with fireflies, fairies, and long swaying grass. With our step by step approach we guarantee a great time and beautiful painting. Never painted before? That’s ok! You instructor will use an approach that’ll make it fun and rewarding for all levels of painters. 

This ticket includes everything you need to paint! Including an apron, paint brushes, canvas, paint, and instruction. So just bring yourself and your excitement! 

This is a fun environment where we all get to make the painting our own. It is meant to be relaxing but fun. Everybody’s painting in the end will be a little different just like we all are!

Your ticket changes lives! A portion of proceeds benefits arts for children and adults in need. Including but not limited to foster youth, children battling cancer, senior centers, those who need sponsorships and more! So your purchase goes to a wonderful cause! Want to donate or get involved? Follow us! 

Facebook/OTBArts
Instagram.com/otb_arts 

We look forward to seeing you!

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