Anastasia in the Garden II
|| June 17th
||9:00 am to noon,
2:00–5:00 pm MDT
||Mona and David C. Lewis
||$75 for all
Enjoy this two-part outdoor workshop, inspired by Anastasia, the Russian mystic. Through the Ringing Cedars Series
, Anastasia has captured the hearts of the Russian people and the world and compelled them to return in joy to their ancient roots in the great outdoors and to their core reality as beings, one with all Nature.
David Christopher Lewis, spiritual director of The Hearts Center, and his wife Mona Lewis, permaculture teacher and consultant, create a magical blend of many solar living keys and practices as their offering to you in a hands-on, fun-filled workshop! Come and join the fairies, gnomes, salamanders and undines on the Lewises’ 5.8 acre property. They anticipate your arrival.
Solar Living for Today
David will share Anastasia’s teachings on solar living and conscious gardening including…
• Attuning and adapting to the shifting solar cycles
• Learning from weather patterns and weather changes
• Processing solar light in the garden and in nature by using current simple technologies
• Co-creating a new solar civilization
Prepare your questions for Anastasia related to permaculture and solar living.
Nurturing One’s Self and One’s Family through Solar Living
Mona, steeped in years of experience creating permaculture gardens, will explain how the solar light within all life nourishes and guides us in our…
• Landscape design
• Plant placement
• Cooking and preserving of our food
As time permits, she will present design ideas for a solar oven and a solar food dehydrator.
Her students will learn how to use and optimize permaculture solar concepts and methods to design and plant sacred gardens and growing spaces. These designs will include…
• Terrace gardening
• Companion planting, called “guilds,” to create balanced diversity
This polyculture setting imitates the variety of natural ecosystems. It combines certain trees, bushes, food plants, herbs and flowers that cooperate in the same environment for long-term sustainability.
Plan to have your hands in the soil and your face in the sun and the Montana breeze. Plan to fill your basket with gardening and food preparation ideas you are so excited to try as soon as you return home.
When gardening with the elementals, remember…
Wear comfortable clothes and bring other preparations for your light gardening experience:
• Sun hat
• Work gloves
• Sun protection
• Water bottle
• Rain jacket or poncho
• Clothes that you don't mind getting dirty!
In the event of rain, the class will continue under shelter.
Register now to share in these sparkling, mystical teachings and practical advice! We look forward to seeing you!
During the two-hour intermission for lunch, students have the option of bringing their meal onsite or dining at a local restaurant.
For assistance registering online, contact Jeanette at 312-253-7600.
For questions about this course, contact Nancy at MURegistrar@heartscenter.org
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