Tag: Big Bear Thrives

Activist Educates on Depression, Bullying and PTSD

Fawnskin, CA, July 10, 2013 –  ‘Quality of life activist’ Tammie Hayes has spent the last three months traveling more than 9,500 miles to raise awareness about bullying, depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and suicide. She also runs a website for victims and their families from her home in Big Bear City. Hayes will present her inspiring message of compassion and perseverance at the next Big Bear THRIVES! gathering on July 14 from 3:00 – 5:30 pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center. The free gathering will include a healthy potluck and raffles, and people are encouraged to bring business cards for networking and literature that is socially conscious and environmentally sustainable. Big Bear THRIVES! is sponsored by the Mountain Healing Arts Association. For further information, contact Gina Weiss at (909)...

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Big Bear THRIVES! Gathering

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 23, 2013 – The next Big Bear THRIVES! gathering will be on Sunday, March 24th from 3:00 – 5:30 pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  “Urban farmer” Fran Wyman will give a presentation on Starting Indoors for a Great Outdoor Vegetable Garden.  Fran is well known as the co-founder of the Community Garden, and she’s an enthusiastic speaker with a phenomenal amount of information on a variety of ways to grow your own food. Big Bear THRIVES! is a movement to live in a socially conscious and environmentally sustainable way. Attendees at its free monthly gatherings are welcome to bring business cards and literature in alignment with this theme, and to participate in a light, healthy potluck. And starting this month, a raffle of items provided by Mountain Healing Arts Association members. The raffle is intended to support their new website. Big Bear THRIVES! is sponsored by the Mountain Healing Arts Association. For further information, contact Gina Weiss at (909)...

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Big Bear THRIVES! with Tai Chi

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 25, 2013 – Big Bear THRIVES! is a movement to live in our community in a socially conscious and environmentally sustainable way. Attendees at its free monthly gatherings are welcome to bring business cards and literature in alignment with this theme, and to participate in a light, healthy potluck. The next Big Bear THRIVES! gathering is this Sunday, January 27th from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center, where Sensei Anthony von Sager will speak on the health benefits of Tai Chi. Mr. von Sager overcame the physical limitations of cerebral palsy thanks in part to Tai Chi, and became a Black Belt Champion and Teacher.  He has devoted his life to helping people of all ages and physical conditions — injured and handicapped athletes — using a combination of the healing arts Chi Gong and Tai Chi, rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Big Bear THRIVES! is sponsored by the Mountain Healing Arts Association.  For more information call (909)...

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Healing With Native Plants And Herbs

Fawnsin, CA, December, 15, 2012 – The next Big Bear THRIVES! free gathering will be on Sunday, December 16th from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Tammie “Rain” Hayes will give a presentation on the healing qualities and medicinal uses of Native Plants and Herbs, which include teas and natural cleansers. Peggy Otterstrom will demonstrate how to grow, gather, trim and harvest native plants. There will be a light, healthy foods potluck. Big Bear THRIVES! is a movement to live in our community in a way that is socially conscious, environmentally sustainable and healthy for all.  Monthly gatherings are a place to be informed, to share, and network with others of like mind.  Feel free to bring your business cards and literature that are in alignment with this theme. Big Bear THRIVES! is sponsored by the Mountain Healing Arts Association.  For more information, contact Gina Weiss at (909)...

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