Soothe Your Aching Shoulders 


A workshop with Dr. Kenda Burke and Elyse Hochstadt

Sunday October 12th
1-3pm   $20

Location: Loka Yoga

2701 Macarthur Blvd. Oakland 94602

To reserve your spot:
Register at Awaken, at Loka Yoga or email

The shoulder is the most complex joint in our body.  Its health or lack therof affects the quality of our emotions and thoughts as well as our ability to breathe and move fully and freely.

This 2 hour session includes easy-to-understand anatomy and physiology of the shoulder, asana practice incorporating the postures that most affect the shoulder and time for addressing common individual concerns.  You will go home with tips and tricks to help keep your shoulders open, strong and free!!

How to Stay In Love While Parenting

a workshop series and learning group for couples facilitated by Jason Keppe

First Meeting: 
Saturday, October 18th

10am to 12pm

Location: Awaken Chiropractic


Jason Keppe is a psychotherapist, trainer, husband, and father.
Contact Jason with questions or to register at
or 510.898.8102
The focus of the 10/18 meeting will be: Being at our best, as parents and partners;  Finding the values that guide us

This series is open to: pregnant/expecting couples and new parents –
babies under one year old are welcome!

Research shows that when couples feel connected and on the same page, parenting is easier and families are happier.  Staying connected as a couple is absolutely the best thing you can do for your kids.  It’s also the best thing you can do for your own happiness and quality of life.

The How to Stay In Love While Parenting workshop series will help couples increase their levels of connection with each other and become more effective in their parenting. Workshops will include didactic sections based on relevant research, guided discussions, and exercises addressing key themes such as:

  • Making time for intimacy
  • Taking care of yourself    
  • Giving each other breaks
  • Improving the way you fight
  • Communicating appreciation      
  • Forgiving mistakes
  • Dealing with the in-laws   
  • Creating the optimal work/family balance      

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