Local Area Programs & Support

Find a local group near you. Meet up and practice with others who are observing the 40-Day Feast for the Soul.

If you would like to be a contact for your area, or would like to host an Opening Ceremony, an event, or meditation sessions,  fill out the Local Area Organizer form here and your contact information can be included below.

These programs are offered free of charge, though they may be donation-based.

USA

Arizona

Sedona
Sarah McLean
Join an opening ceremony McLean Meditation Institute from 6:30 – 7:30 pm on January 15th. Daily silent meditations are held at 9:00-9:45 am at the McLean Meditation Institute, too.
Contact: events@mcleanmeditation.com   (928) 204-0067

Scottsdale
Robin Byrne
r3 Meditation Studio
Contact: r3meditation@gmail.com   (480) 209-8926

Scottsdale
Virginia Long
Contact: vraylong2@aol.com  (480) 993-6435

Scottsdale
Elisabeth Pickle
The Mindful Counsel, 17017 N. 55th Pl.
Contact: elisabeth@themindfulcounsel.com or visit her FB page

Fountain Hills Area
Vardhini Mohan
Opening Ceremony Saturday, Jan 13th, 2018 – 11:00 Am to 12:00 Noon
Contact: meditate2recharge@gmail.com (602) 422-2692

California

Big Bear City
Kim Li Boda
Contact Kim for information about events
(909) 556-0901  or kimliboda@gmail.com

Cardiff by the Sea
Laurie Keig-Morrell
Sit Breath Be
Opening Ceremony on January 14, 4-5 pm.
Contact Laurie for details: here (760) 703-5436

Fountain Valley
Christine Rolfe
thepausebuttonmeditation@gmail.com  (714) 943-3180

Pacific Palisades
Alison Eisen
On January 15, Opening ceremony at Goorus yoga  9:15 am. Call to register: (310) 310-3590, Also offering meditations during the week of 1/15 and then another on 1/26, online support too.
Contact alisoneisen@aol.com or call (310)975-5105

Portola Valley
Curt Luck
Ladera Community Church, 3300 Alpine Road
Wednesday Mornings. Music, meditations and prayer 7:45-8:45 am
Visit the website, email or call (650) 678-3820

Connecticut

Ansonia
Barbara O’Neil
Anam Cara Center
Daily meditation gathering 12:00 -1:00 pm
Contact: anamcaracenter@yahoo.com  (203) 848-9710

Florida

Sarasota
Rev Christopher Akbar Miller & Jessica Bromby
Opening Ceremony & Meditations
Rising Tide International, 5102 Swift Road
Email or call (941) 993-9994

Seminole
Tajali Elena Burge
Contact: brooklyngranny63@aol.com
(727) 517-4366

West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami
Val Silidker
Opening and closing ceremonies and celebration and daily meditations with Florida teachers. Join the local Facebook group here.

Idaho

Ketchum
Heidi Schernthanner
Please call for location and meeting times (208) 720-4312
Contact: bodytalkidaho@gmail.com

Illinois

Chicago
Carol Valentino-Barry
Independence Park Yoga@ 3945 N Springfield Ave.
Wednesday Eve. Yoga 7:00-8:15 pm includes meditation & encouragement
Call for more information (973) 428-0892, or email Carol.

Kansas

Wichita
Sharon Gilliam
Feast for the Soul Opening Ceremonies. Yoga. Meditation
at Ganesh Yoga Studio, 1809 N. Broadway Street, Suite C
Contact Sharon at breathinginmindfulness@gmail.com  or call (316) 213-5986

Massachusetts

Ashland
Lisa Campbell
Mindfulfilled
Contact: Lisa@mindfulfilled.com (508) 954-5641

Taunton
Tara Soughers
Common Ground Center for Spiritual Practice
Contact: tksoughers@comcast.net  (508) 699-4315

New Hampshire

Portsmouth
Bill Buckley
GateWay Taiji, Qigong & Yoga www.gatewaytaiji.com
875 Islington Street
40 days of morning meditation, Daily from 7:30 am – 8:10 am.
This is the 5th year hosting the Feast
bill@gatewaytaiji.com  603-553-2624

New Jersey

Maplewood
Anne Sussman
RISE Women’s Group, Wellspring Health Collective
anne@mindfulnessmeetingplace.com
(973) 985-9850

New York

Katonah
Melissa Boyer
Katonah SPACE
Contact: katonahSPACE@gmail.com  (914) 357-0072

Marcellus & Fayetteville
Shauna  Teelin
Opening Ceremony for Central New York @ Mandala Moon 5:00 pm Sunday 1/14Weekly Sunday Meditation at 11:30 -12:00 at Metrofit East, 800 E Genesee St.
Contact: Will, will@getmetrofit.com, or call 315-446-2638

Rochester
Dharma Refuge Buddhist Center, 1100 South Goodman St.
Opening & Closing Ceremonies open to the public. Anam Thubten is the teacher at this Center.
Connect on Facebook @Dharmarefuge, email, or call (585) 434-4652
Visit the website to find out about the programs

Syracuse
Shauna Teelin
Vera House,  723 James St
Meditation on Thursdays
Visit their website or call (315) 506-3369

Yorktown Heights
Heather Flournoy
Sagunka Homestead
Jan 15: Potluck breakfast and meditation. Other events to follow.
Contact: heather.flournoy@gmail.com  (203) 470-6335

North Carolina

Cornelius
Cindi Ferguson
Community Yoga @ 20823 N. Main St. (Hwy 115)
Meditation on Friday, January 12 at 5:30 pm for an introduction to the Feast
Call (704)236-6473 or email Cindi.

Elkin
Denise Lyon
Luminous Mind Meditation @ 333 W. Main Street
Call (336) 366-7421 or email Denise

Graham
Kitty Lynn
Contact: aesopstrail@att.net  (919) 886-8164

Havelock
Ashley Maple
Contact: ashleymaple@yahoo.com  (252)515-6246

Ohio

Springfield
Rachel Summers
Opening Ceremony & Group Meditations
Into the Blue Yoga, 126 E. Main St.
phone: 937-324-YOGA(9642)
email: info@intotheblueyoga.com

Virginia

Hillsville
Tami Kincer
Gathering at Cross Creek Retreat +Hydroponics at a weekly ‘Mondays on Main’. All are invited.  www.CrossCreekRetreat.com   408 N Main Street – Studio B
To find out more, contact  Tami.SavvyStrategies@gmail.com or call 704-756-4158

Tennessee

Cookeville
Petti Groth
Synergy @ 139 E. Broad Street
Contact Petti by email or call (931) 520-8980

Washington

Fox Island
Kathleen Kenedy
Fox Island Church of Christ, 726 6th Ave.
Everyone is invited to participate in Feast activities such as nature walks, meditations and readings, resources for meditations, and labyrinth walks.
Email or call (253) 857-6044

AUSTRALIA

Victoria

Melbourne
Sarah Fletcher
Quiet Mind Meditation
Contact: hello@quietmind.com.au

CANADA

Alberta

Edmonton
Carleen Ellis
Heart Centered Studio
Contact: heartcenteredymw@gmail.com (780) 710-7952

Ontario

Bobcaygeon
Glenda van Koot
Moonset Meditation & the Zen Den, 80 Bolton St., Unit B
Opening Celebration and meditation Saturday, January 13 at 1:00 pm. If you would like additional support, whether you are in the Bobcaygeon area or not, please don’t hesitate to get in touch: glendavk1@gmail.com  (705) 731-2201

Orangeville
Sarah Ritchie
Opening Celebration & Meditation Circle Saturday Jan 13, at 1:00pm
Check the events page at  InnerOM Wisdom Healing Arts Studio
or, Email or call 416-274-8117

Saskatchewan

Moosejaw
Megan Welwood
Weekly noon hour meditations at the Moose Jaw Public Library
Contact: (306)690-5681 or email mew336@hotmail.com

COSTA RICA

Guanacaste
Christelle Chopard
Opening Ceremony at Colores del Pacifico Portrero Guanacaste
(by donation to support CEPIA)
And offering support for 40 days
For more information contact:  info@dharmi.com

FINLAND

Helsinki
Kati Reijonen
Sharing guided meditations & Facebook Live events here, in Finnish, during the Feast
Contact 358 504944117, or email info@nollaus.fi

ITALY

Torino
Sophia Luypaert
Container Concept Store
Potete fare tutte le meditazioni direttamente da casa vostra! basta un collegamento ad internet, un cellulare, e potete partecipare gratuitamente!
Contact: sophialuypaert@hotmail.com  (+39) 335405579

NETHERLANDS

Doorwerth
Hans van Zanten
Offering Meditation Practise – visit his website
Email or call for more information 0031651920377

ONLINE

Everyone is Welcome to Join the official Feast for the Soul Facebook Support Group:  facebook.com/pg/aFeastfortheSoul/groups/
Join to find teachers who are available to help you with your practice at no cost and the schedule of support calls.

Private teachers who are offering support during the Feast include:

Christelle Chopard
Mentor, Author, Speaker, Holistic Coach, Healer
www.dharmi.com

Anna Gomez
Knighthood of Purity & 40 guidelines for daily life toward a more moral culture.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/pureknight/
Call (941) 468-6362 or email: groundedchange@gmail.com