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A ‘Winter Feast for the Soul’ returns to Vashon

Vashon second’s Winter Feast for the Soul begins this week. This international event is intended to provide a way for people to join their intentions for personal and planetary peace by committing to 40 minutes of spiritual practice each day.

Organizers on Vashon have created a host of events for Islanders from Jan. 15 to Feb. 23, beginning with the opening celebration, which will include a labyrinth walk, stories of the Feast, presentations on offerings for the coming weeks, a dance and heart meditation. It will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, at Joan Hanna’s Barn, 7712 S.W. Point Robinson Road.

The feast’s events include:

Daily Silent Sits, noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 15 to Feb. 23, at Joan Hanna's Barn.

Sufi All Faith Candle Lighting Interactive Service, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Jan. 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 21 at Joan Hanna’s Barn. Call Zubin Goldman at 463-2620 for information.

Heart Meditation, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 at 23. Call Susan Cassaro at (206) 406-8442 for more information.

Contemplative Dance Practice, 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Febb 1, 8 and 15 at Joan Hanna’s Barn. Call Hanna for information at 463-3530.

Butoh/Zen Movement, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays Jan. 18, Feb. 1, 8 and 15 at Joan Hann’s Barn. Call Jyl Shinjo Brewer at 567-5697.

Labyrinth Walk, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Joan Hanna’s Barn. Call Betty Hawkins at 463-5062.

MAX Meditation, 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. Thursdays Jan. 21, 28, Feb, 4, 11 and 18 at the VYFS PlaySpace. Call Vila Loukas at (206) 850-3879.

Pathways to Movement, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11 and 18 at Joan Hanna’s Barn. Call Joan Hanna at 463-3530.

Sufi Practice, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4 and 18, at 17320 97th Pl. S.W. #618. Call Zubin Goldman at 463-2620 for more information.

Transformational Breathing Workshops, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 22, Feb. 12 and 26, at Joan Hanna’s Barn. Call Jim Bacon at 406-8442.

Twenty minute Energy Sessions, by appointment with Susan Casarro at 406-8442.

To find out more about the Winter Feast for the Soul, contact Zubin Goldman at 463-2620 or wffts.zubin@gmail.com. See also winterfeastforthesoul.com.

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