Posts tagged ‘Meditation’

March 10, 2013

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, 3/9/13 (8 pm) and Sunday, 3/10/13 (2 pm), 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

by arthouseflower

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Arts in the Valley host Kim McMillon inteviews Prema Dasara, the founder of Tara Dhatu, and Marriage and Family Therapist Bill Roller on his latest project “GROUP DYNAMICS AND THE NEW HEROISM.

Introducing Prema Dasara
Prema Dasara is the founder of Tara Dhatu. Using the vehicles of sacred song and dance, Prema has traveled throughout the world in dedicated service to humanity. Her purpose has been to inspire and uplift, inviting everyone to experience the power of their own human potential through sacred music and dance.

To listen to Prema’s interview, click on the link:
Prema’s teaching at Yoga of Sausalito:
Intro and Book signing Friday night March 29 from 7-9 $21
March 29 – Tara Mandala 21 Praises 1-7 $100 before 3/23 120 after
YOS 3/31 White Tara of 6 Shields $70 before 3/23 80 after
160 both days before 3/23 180 after
Harbin 4/2 6:30-7:30 free for residents & Guests before Unconditional Dance. To learn more, contact Jacquelyn at

Prema Dasara
Participants in her workshops benefit from her many years of study and practice on the spiritual path. Her joy, exuberance, and friendliness draw everyone who work with her into heartful participation.

“I must have danced out of my mother’s womb,” says Prema, who began formal ballet training at the age of three. She soon abandoned the formalities to dance on her own, like her idol Isadora Duncan, as a personal expression in nature. She dipped in and out of western expressions of dance but did not return to formal classes until she went to India in 1976 and became a student of Ramani Ranjan Jena, a master of the Odissi style of Classical Indian Temple Dance.

During the six years she spent in India she worked as an editor for the Theosophical Society, immersing herself in the study of comparative religion. To compliment her dance training she studied Classical Indian Music, She studied Sanskrit to deepen her understanding of the Hindu Culture.

In 1983 she settled in Hawaii where she became a student of the Tibetan Buddhist meditation master, Lama Sonam Tenzin. He encouraged her to continue her sacred dance work which culminated in the creation of the Mandala Dance of the 21 Praises of Tara, a group ritual based on the profound mind training practices of Tibetan Buddhism.

She has traveled the world since 1986 teaching this dance and the accompanying meditations. She has been invited to present the ritual to many of the most accomplished Tibetan Lamas including His Holiness the Dalai Lama who proclaimed the dance, “wonderful”.

To listen to Bill Roller’s interview, click onto the link:bill roller
Bill Roller, producer of spontaneous, unscripted videos, will collaborate with Philip Zimbardo, the creator of the landmark Stanford Prison Experiment, on “GROUP DYNAMICS AND THE NEW HEROISM” as co-leader of a group of young people, providing them guidance and non-authoritarian leadership. Together, they will test the hypothesis that ordinary people, who enlist the voluntary help of others, can act in extraordinary ways to accomplish heroic tasks.

Learn more about how to support “GROUP DYNAMICS AND THE NEW HEROISM”
by clicking the link below.


March 25, 2012

Arts in the Valley, Sat., Feb. 25, 2012 (8pm), Sun. Feb 26, 2012, (2 PM), 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

by arthouseflower

Tune into Arts in the Valley, February 25 & 26 as host Kim McMillon interviews The Plot Whisperer Martha Alderson,  Belly Dancer & Belly-Fusion of Merced Co-Founder Michelle Byus, and Life Coach and creator of the The Integrative Energetics Rebalancing System, Kumari Fabio.

To listen to Martha Alderson’s interview, click onto the link:plot whisper

Plot Whisperer & author of Blockbuster Plots Pure & Simple, Martha Alderson, helps writers create BlockBuster Plots often by helping Bust through their Blocks. On her second in a two part interview series, Martha will answer questions from our audience on how to develop a storyline, and plot.  The Plot Whisperer: Secrets of Story Structure Any Writer Can Master was released October 2011 by Adams Media and available now for pre-order. Martha Alderson’s clients include best-selling authors, New York editors, and Hollywood movie directors.

Blockbuster Plots started as an idea in 2003. Why weren’t there any great resources out there for writers who needed help with writing plot? What did it take to go from a story to a novel? From a computer screen to a movie? Blockbuster Plots, over time, has expanded to host plot workshops and one-on-one plot consultations and to offer a free monthly Plot Tips eZine. We hope you enjoy the site, and that it helps writers around the world. The plot tools developed by Blockbuster Plots, specifically the Plot Planner and the Scene Tracker, are used by best-selling authors, New York editors, and Hollywood movie directors. A great plot can turn your stories into reality.

To listen to the interview with Michelle Byus on the Bellydance Festival, click onto the link:belly dancer

Belly-Fusion Merced, co-directed by Michelle Byus, and Janet Hay, presents its first annual Belly Dance Festival, ‘The EYES Have IT!’, on April 21st at Merced’s American Legion Hall on Main Street. Belly dancers from the Central Valley and beyond perform live from 10am until 10pm. This beautiful art form combines styles from Middle Eastern, Folk, Tribal Fusion, ATS, Flamenco, Burlesque, Gothic, Cabaret, Pop ‘n Lock and Modern. Shop for belly dance clothing and accessories and enjoy food all day, with Happy Hour from 6pm to 9pm.Learn more about belly dancing with professional dancers and instructors Dana Johnson and Paige Lawrence at Belly-Fusion Merced’s workshops on April 22nd.Tickets are $10 at the door–$5 for children, students and seniors. Find pre-event discounts online at celebrate this centuries old art. April 21st at the American Legion Hall, 939 Main Street in downtown Merced. The Eyes Have It! Belly-Fusion Merced is on Facebook and at

To listen to the interview with Kumari Fabio, click onto the link:  life coach

Kumari Fabio has studied Yoga for 25 years. She received her BA in Holistic Health Education from San Francisco State University; is a graduate of Coaches Training Institute; a Certified Peer Counselor; a Certified Ropes Course facilitator; an ordained non-denominational Minister; a Reiki Master; and a Certified Hypnotherapist.  Ms. Fabio has authored a fable entitled “The Dog Who Licked Too Much” and “The Magical Purse,” a soon-to-be released children’s book.  She is an excellent motivational speaker and can be invited for consultations and workshops.

For more information, visit Pathways & Stepping Stones

February 13, 2011

Arts in the Valley, Saturday, February 12, 8 PM, PST, 1480 KYOS AM

by arthouseflower

Please click onto the link below to listen to the Saturday, February 12th Arts in the Valley ARTSINVAL021211

Arts in the Valley Guests for Saturday, February 12th: Lisa Vaz, President and CEO of the Holistic Xchange in Merced, CA; Santosha Nobel, a Certified Hypnotherapist and Chemical Dependency Counselor, and the creator of ReImaging, a life altering path for those serious about self improvement; and Louise Ungro, voted one of the top 100 Psychics in America.

Lisa Vaz,
President and CEO, Holistic Xchange, Merced, CA

Lisa Vaz had a vision to create a place were both traditional
and alternative health forms can come together and co-exist.
Holistic Xchange, Inc. is one of the largest alternative
health centers in the Central Valley. This “Wellness Mall”
is the hub of over 20 alternative health professionals. In 3
short years Holistic Xchange has grown with Oriental medicine
to Ayurveda (East Indian medicine) to energy medicine, body
work, Chiropractic, homeopathy, classes such as Yoga,
belly dance, meditation, and the list goes on.

Everyone is on a journey to self-mastery. Holistic Xchange has done
the leg work of finding these amazing resources to help you, creating
a one-stop shop for alternative health. This sanctuary
wouldn’t exist without these amazing multiple practitioners
who have mastered their modalities, not just “a jack of all
trades, but a master at none”. It is your journey, your
responsibility to achieve balance, rediscover yourself and
unlock the door to exploring the amazing world of holistic
health.  At Holistic Xchange, you are in the drivers seat to
your health and are open to explore and chose from the variety of professionals who work individually and together.  
Practitioners also work well with traditional physicians to 
give you optimum results in your care.  The goal here is to offer
 practitioners a
plethora of resources to help each and every client with the
 highest form of care & professionalism.


Santosha Nobel, CHt, BA, A.A.S


Santosha is a Certified Hypnotherapist and Chemical Dependency Counselor with a BA in Counseling and Creative Arts Therapies. She has completed over 100 hours of training in counseling in fully accredited college programs. During her 30+ years as a counselor, lecturer and workshop leader, she has developed an aftercare program for victims of domestic violence, sobriety tool kits (an aftercare program for people in recovery), and the Whole Life Weight Loss Program.

She has combined multiple brief therapies, hypnosis and guided imagery to create Reimaging for clients and other healthcare professionals. Santosha is an alternative care provider and not a licensed health care practitioner.

Reimaging is a life altering path for those serious about self improvement, self-development and personal growth. This is a realistic, comprehensive, guided imagery, deep therapy process designed to help you clear your triggers, buttons or what I call negative patterns and reprogram new ones. You are invited to begin emotional, mental, and physical healing to attract love, prosperity and success.

You can enjoy this process on your own with the Reimaging self-help course or receive consulting and coaching sessions with me or with a trained Reimaging Consultant.  Call 1-888-734-6243 to find someone with whom you feel a connection.

Start attracting, intending, attracting, embracing and creating what you want in life. As you journey through the process, watch as your life measurably and amazingly transforms. This process works because it works with the laws of intention, attraction and creation.

Reimaging is sold as a self-help course that includes 2 CDs, a Laminated User Guide and a Book. For the price of just one session with a hynotherapist or counselor you can have endless sessions in the convenience or your home or office. This program includes a CD called Your Garden by the Sea a guided imagery process for reducing stress, identifying blocks, and clearing upsets or trauma. Click above to read about this amazing audio program that’s also sold separately.  The course also comes with a beautifully crafted 2nd CD entitled Reimaging that leads you step by step through the Reimaging process. Both CD’s contain lovely music, ocean sounds and frequencies to help you relax and focus on vocal guidance.


Louise Ungro, Psychic

Louise Ungro is a most extraordinary channel of our time! She is compared favorably to famous spirit channels and healers such as; Arthur Ford, Sybil Leek, Edgar Cayce and Jean Dixon to name a few. Her communications are often from Beings of Light and Archangels that are in harmony with her strong Roman Catholic belief that God’s work is all about helping people and animals. She is a fearless pioneer psychic medium and pet communicator that broke away from years of private sessions and began a public career on the internet in the early 1990’s, at the same time she opened two metaphysical stores, by continuing to carve out a reputation she quickly became a favored radio guest on national networks talk radio.  Her paranormal and UFOlogy expertise is so extensive she has continued to grow as a formidable expert on this subject and featured for her expert opinions and information. She has also literally changed the way people get personal readings live on the air, she assists in finding people, pets, communicates to the other side including unprecedented messages from famous personalities.

She had her own popular paranormal talk show for years interviewing famous authors such as; Dr. Cremo of “Forbidden Archeology,” Rodney Stich retired military pilot  who wrote many conspiracy books such  “Unfriendly Skies,” Dr. Fred Bell inventor, author and retired astrophysicist for NASA, who accurately predicted the tragic destruction of the Challenger, Dr. Leonard Horowitz who wrote the legendary “Healing Codes For The Biological Apocalypse,” David Adair genius and propulsion scientist called upon by the military to Area 51, and many more famous pioneers of paranormal & scientific information. Louise was also a monthly columnist, her amazing reports were “Ask the Pet Psychic” and “The Petascope Report” in “Loving Pets Magazine” there again she ventured ahead of everyone.  She was also a regular TV pet psychic guest on “Saturday Pet Parade”  for the Humane Society, adding to the numerous news features.