July 6
Bring balance, prosperity, joy, and overall wellness to your life. Use gemstones and crystals to tap into the amazing energy within you. This in-depth and practical workshop gives you the tools to understand, activate and balance the seven main chakras that influence everything from prosperity and self-confidence to communication and intuition. Experience simple techniques with gems, crystals, affirmations and aromatherapy to manifest any goal and create positive change in your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. You will also learn some stone identification and how to incorporate gemstones into your daily life. Recommended Reading: Chakra Awakening: Transform Your Reality Using Crystals, Color, Aromatherapy and the Power of Positive Thought. Chakra Awakening also features color photos and exercises for clearing negative energy, dispelling outdated belief systems, and identifying areas in your life that may be out of balance. 6 hour event. Speaker: Margaret Ann Lembo, Author and owner of The Crystal Garden metaphysical shop in Florida. Cost: $100 paid by 6/29, $125 after. Held at Holistic Journey. Call 618-234-8280 or visit www.yourholisticjourney.com, 106 E. Main St, Belleville, IL 62220

July 7
This class will cover the basics about essential oils and how to use them in day to day life. Become aware of essential oils that help to align chakras and balance the emotional, physical and mental bodies. Experience the spiritually aligned oils. Class includes workbook, single note oil, and synergy oil that you will create. You will receive the certificate. Come join in the learning fun! Speaker: Margaret Ann Lembo, Author and owner of The Crystal Garden metaphysical shop in Florida. Cost: $75 prepaid by 7/3 or $85 after. Held at Holistic Journey. 618-234-8280 or www.yourholisticjourney.com, 106 E. Main St, Belleville, IL 62220.

July 9
Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion – Integrating Alternative Medicine with Conventional Medicine – Learn how to build your immune system and take charge of your health. If you are suffering from chronic conditions, you’ll learn why you don’t have to live with your “incurable” symptoms anymore. Topics covered include: Cancer, Heart Disease/Stroke, Diabetes, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Food Allergies, Nutrition, and many more. You should come to this discussion also if you feel, “My Doctor said everything is fine! Then why do I feel so lousy?” Second Tuesday each month at 6:30 pm at our healing clinic – Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date; seating is limited, arrive early, 314-432-7802. See patient success stories at www.PreventionAndHealing.com.

July 9
USGBC- Missouri Gateway Chapter Program:Innovations in Materials
This program will explore what is new in the design industry with regards to sustainable products and what companies are doing to implement long-term environmental practices and encourage the use of environmentally sound and eco-friendly products and materials. Four panelists will represent four different materials: wood furniture and systems, broadloom carpeting and carpet tiles, surface materials and paint and wall coverings. Cost: Free to students and USGBC-MGC, ASID, IIDA, and RDI members, $20 for non-members. Held 7/9, 5:30 – 7:30 at Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, 2319 Chouteau, 63103, Suite 200. For details or to register visit www.usgbc-mogateway.org/events/.

July 10
7:00-8:30pm. Do you feel like you’re getting old? Chronic aches and pains getting you down? If you’ve ever wondered about how you could get out of pain, just feel better or move like you used to, this is your opportunity. Attend a lecture on Structural Integration the work of Dr. Ida Rolf. The lecture will focus on how it works and what you can expect. Part of the lecture will be a hands-on demonstration by Alan.

Cost: FREE, $5 registration charge refunded at the door. Presented by Alan Cina LMT, Advanced Structural Integrator and Board Certified Structural Integrator. Held at The Healing Center, 734 DeMun Ave in Clayton. For details or to register call 314-727-2120 or visit www.HealingSTL.com.

July 12 and July 15
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course
The LEED Green Associate credential is designed for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in non-technical fields of practice. This credential attests to basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations.USGBC-Missouri Gateway’s two full-day (16 hours total) LEED Green Associate Exam Prep course is designed to prepare participants for the LEED Green Associate exam. Skilled instructors will provide an introduction to LEED, discuss methods of sustainable project delivery and green building principals, and offer test taking tips. Held 7/12 and 7/15, 8:30 – 5:00 pm at Color Art Integrated Interiors, 1325 North Warson Road, 63132. For details or to register visit www.usgbc-mogateway.org/events/

July 13-16
Agape Quest 1: Holographic Balancing
Here is your opportunity to start or enhance your career as a holistic practitioner. International instructor Adam Lehman, En.K., has been involved in Energy Kinesiology for over 20 years. Staying true to the roots of Kinesiology, Applied Physiology expands the bridge between Eastern traditions and Western precision. Combining unique integrated healing models – Holographic Meridian Setup, 7 Element Assessment, 14 Position Muscle Monitoring with potent balancing techniques – Meridian Tuning Forks, Holographic Acupressure, Figure 8’s w/Sound – AP’s approach to client wellness provides a complete system with powerful tools. Acupuncture Approved for 28 PDA/CEUs. This class serves as the foundation for the entire Applied Physiology professional education spectrum. This amazing workshop presents a complete and powerful system that allows one to begin helping others immediately upon completion of the workshop. 9:00am-6:30pm, 4 days per each module. For Discount: Email AppliedPhysiologyClasses@gmail.com or Call800-296-8040 by 6-25.

July 15
Sustainability Presentations Due
The U.S. Green Building Council — Missouri Gateway Chapter, in partnership with St. Louis Earth Day and St. Louis Green, is now accepting creative proposals for our September 10, 2013 program. We are seeking presenters and topic ideas surrounding the theme of ‘DIY’ (Do It Yourself) Sustainability. Presentations will be made using the Pecha Kucha format which draws its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat” and allows presenters to showcase 20 slides that are set on a timer for 20 seconds per slide. This fast pace and fun approach will allow for a variety of subjects to be covered in a brief amount of time. Preference will be given to topics relevant to the built environment, but all ideas are welcome and encouraged! Proposals are due on July 15th at 5:00 pm. Visit http://tinyurl.com/PK2DIY to learn more and submit your presentation ideas!

July 16
Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body
FREE Monthly Seminar and Discussion. Connecting Your Health Between Your Teeth and Body. You may not realize it, but your teeth and gums may be making you ill or weakening your immune system. Hidden infections. Unresolved illness. Find out what may be happening between your teeth and body and what to do about it. Discover how infection and illness transfer between the teeth and body. Understand how biological dentistry focuses on your overall health. Learn about what dental materials are compatible with wellness, mercury-free, tooth-colored fillings,the impact of dental procedures, how certain dental procedures can influence your body, and nutritional therapy that supports a healthy mouth. Third Tuesday Each Month, 6:30 pm at the Holistic Dentistry office of, and presented by, Dr. Michael Rehme, D.D.S., C.C.N. (Certified Clinical Nutritionist), 2821 N. Ballas Rd, Suite 245, St. Louis, MO 63131. A Healthy Choice for Dental Care. Call to verify seminar date and reserve your space at 314-997-2550. See Patient Success Stories at www.toothbody.com.

July 16
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group
Free Monthly Wellness Support Group. Come and enjoy an evening of fellowship, learning opportunities in Medical Spiritual Information and exercises to strengthen your journey in managing your plan of care and treatment. Support Group Leaders: Dr. Simon Yu, M.D. and Chaplain Paul R. Johnson, M.Div. When: Third Tuesday each month (with an occasional exception) at 6:30 pm. at our healing clinic, Prevention and Healing, Inc., Dr. Simon Yu, M.D., Board Certified Internist, 10908 Schuetz Road, St Louis, MO 63146, Weaving Internal Medicine with Alternative Medicine to Use the Best Each Has to Offer. Call to verify meeting date, 314-432-7802. For more information, read the article on our web site at www.PreventionAndHealing.com titled “New Medicine, New Biology: Spiritual Wellness, Spiritual Assessment, and Spiritual Care.”

July 18
You know they’re good for you, right? But, have you ever let those dark green leafies wilt in the fridge because you just didn’t know how to prepare them in an interesting way? Join dynamic duo Chef Sharon Tutko and Dr. Rebecca Gould DC for a class on greens that will have you eager to fire up your wok or plug in your blender. The class will include a how-to demo, a tasting of green smoothies, and a simple, delicious cooked greens dish with Chef Tutko. Dr. Gould will cover the “why-to” about detoxification, nutrition and energy. Students will taste, discuss and leave class with recipes knowledge and inspiration. Cost: $15. Held at Whole Foods Town and Country Store. Register online www.acteva.com/go/tac or call the store, 636-527-1160.

July 18-21:
Agape Quest 2: Muscle Monitoring
with international instructor Adam Lehman, En.K., who has taught throughout the US and internationally for over a decade, sharing his knowledge and experience with understanding and depth. In this 4 day module, the student is introduced to sixteen major muscles in the body and how to monitor them, their origins and insertions and their related meridians and organs. Also, the balancing techniques of NeuroLymphatic Reflexes and NeuroVascular Reflexes are introduced. In ways, there are similarities between this early stage of Applied Physiology and Touch for Health. Even those accomplished in other forms of Energy Kinesiology such as Touch for Health, will find this new information very powerful and rewarding, offering new applications. 9:00am-6:30pm, 4 days per each module. For Discount: Email AppliedPhysiologyClasses@gmail.com or Call 800-296-8040 by 6-25.

July 20-21
A workshop and festival presented by Dr. Basil and Christiana Williams on July 20 from 9 am to 2 pm where we will have a conversation and presentation about how we can re-connect to the nature spirits in a way that is appropriate for our time. We will stir a preparation together with our thoughts, songs and prayers and each participant will take a little of this home to sprinkle on that part of the earth which s/he caretakes. The morning will be for adults only but the potluck lunch and festival will include children. On Sunday, July 21, those who are interested may join us as we create a Blessing Ceremony at the Confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. To cover the Williams’ traveling expenses we are asking for an offering of $50 for this event. Please contact Glenda Moore at 314-646-0626 for more information and to register.

July 27
2:30-5:30 p.m. – This workshop centered around the award-winning songs of Daniel’s CD “Water” originated from his 3-month sabbatical in Utah. We’ll explore the capacity we all share to listen deeply and follow our true calling, like water itself does – without struggle or fight. Cost: $20.00. The workshop will be held at Unity Christ Church, 33 N. Skinker Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri. (314) 727-6478 for tickets.

July 27
7:00 p.m. – Come enjoy the music of Singer/Songwriter, Humanitarian Daniel Nahmod. Daniel has presented his music and message for nearly all of the world major faiths. Cost $10.00 in advance or $15.00 at the door. The concert will be held at Unity Christ Church, 33 N. Skinker Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri. (314) 727-6478 for tickets or information.

July 27
9:00 am – 6:00 pm We’re throwing a big party to say thank you to all our loyal customers! Don’t miss this opportunity to receive 20% off all purchases and enjoy complimentary seasonal food & drink. Held at Cheryl’s Herbs but if you cannot visit us that day, pay for your order online or by phone that day to receive 20% off. For more contact us at 314-645-2165 or visit www.cherylsherbs.com.

July 27
Operation Food Search 5th Annual Saturday Jubilee Volunteers Needed
Operation Food Search seeks volunteer groups for the 5th Annual Saturday Jubilee community-wide food drive on July 27, 2013. Over 1,500 volunteers are needed to position themselves outside of 90+ grocery stores throughout the St. Louis area to ask shoppers to donate food as they shop that day. Put together your team and join us for one day – one purpose – to end hunger! Steve Baer at (314)726-5355 X 19 or you can email Steve at Steve.Baer@OperationFoodSearch.org.

July 27
Central West End Literary Bicycle Tour
Registration: 9-9:30am. Group ride departs at 9:30 a.m. at Five Guys Burger and Fries parking lot, 4183 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. In the late 19th & early 20th centuries, St. Louis’s Central West End and a few blocks north were home to a surprisingly large number of writers who became part of the American literary tradition. This 6-mile ride on city streets includes visits to select writers’ former homes for short readings of their work, and historic interpretation on a route through architecturally fascinating neighborhoods. $5, $3 kids under 10. bigshark.com or trailnet.org.

July 27-28
Berries & BarBQ Wine Trail Celebrates the Flavors of Summer
Luscious berries, savory BarBQ and cool, fragrant wine cellars make for a memorable summer weekend in Missouri Wine Country. Hermann-area vintners continue their crowd-pleasing ways July 27 and 28 with the Berries & BarBQ Wine Trail. Visitors will have a chance to sample delectable food and wine pairings at seven stops on the Hermann Wine Trail, which winds for 20 scenic miles along the Missouri River between Hermann and New Haven. Wine Trails are held, rain or shine, from 10:00 to 5:00 Sat. and from 11:00 to 5:00 Sun. $30 per person ticket price includes souvenir wine glass. Participants also may enter a drawing for a one-night stay at a Hermann bed and breakfast, plus a $30 gift certificate from each winery. Tickets must be purchased in advance online at HermannWineTrail.com or from the Hermann Welcome Center, 800-932-8687. For more information visit HermannWineTrail.com.

July 31 & August 1
A Celebration of the Baby Tooth Survey
One of the great civic efforts in St. Louis history, will take place on July 31 and August 1. The 1958-1970 Survey was conducted by scientists and citizens. About 320,000 baby teeth were collected and tested in a laboratory, finding rising levels of radioactivity in bodies. The research was published in medical journals, and sent to the White House, speeding passage of the treaty signed by President John F. Kennedy banning above-ground tests and sharply reducing fallout in humans.

The celebration will include a July 31 press conference and film screening, and an August 1 panel discussion. Co-sponsors are the Missouri History Museum, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, and Radiation and Public Health Project. For more information, please contact RPHP’s Joseph Mangano at odiejoe@aol.com.

August 3rd
In-Store Holistic Fair
11am-4pm. Practitioners and readers on-site for walk-in availability. $20 Mini Readings, $25 Aura Photos, $20 Ear Candling, $1 per minute Reiki (30 minutes & up).  Held at Holistic Journey – 106 E. Main St., Belleville, IL 62220 –  www.yourholisticjourney.com

August 4th
Reiki Level I Training & Certification
1-4pm  Take the first step to becoming a Reiki practitioner with Reiki Master/Teacher Sue Dailey. In Reiki Level I you will be attuned to Reiki energy and will leave with the lifelong ability to access Reiki energy for your own healing or for healing work on others. Prior to attending this workshop Sue asks that you have read a book (of your choice) on Reiki. Please bring your book to the workshop for discussion. Speaker: Sue Dailey, Certified Usui Reiki Master/Teacher.  Preregistration required.  Cost $75.00.  Held at Holistic Journey. Call 618-234-8280 or visit www.yourholisticjourney.com, 106 E. Main St., Belleville, IL 62220