Internationally renowned leader of the sacred activist movement, Andrew Harvey, is coming to Austin for a talk and workshop, 7 to 9 p.m., February 20, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., February 21. Harvey is the founder and director of the Institute of Sacred Activism, an international organization that invites concerned people to take up the challenge of our contemporary global crises by becoming inspired and effective agents of change. Harvey has written over 30 books, including the award-winning The Hope.
More than 1,000 human gorillas will be hitting the race course at The Mueller Browning Hangar for the 5th annual Austin Gorilla Run, 9 a.m. January 31. The gorillacostumed participants can partake in the 5K course, and this year’s event will also include a costume contest, a kid’s obstacle challenge and a spectacular post-race Silverback After Party at Mueller Browning Hangar.
Martina Santesteban, spiritual life coach and founder of Living Your Essence Life Coaching, will hold a Living Your Essence Life Coaching For Women workshop, 7:30 p.m., January 29. The free introductory session will focus on a self-development process which is noted in the coaching world for its vertically deep impact in which one is able to overcome limiting beliefs and to visualize the actions needed to create sustainable changes in life. Jayne Gardner, Ph.D., published author and creator of the Mindset Process, will be the guest speaker.
by Sheila Julson
In spring 2013, Sandra Vela and Stacey Lemire, certified facilitators for the Higher Brain Living personal development technique, met during a presentation by Dr. Michael Cotton, founder and developer of the method. While Vela and Lemire each had slightly different personal goals, both were drawn to the presentation in search of bringing a unique and accessible holistic modality to Austin.