Past Events

All events will be held at

THE LIFE CAFE

12 Boggs Ave Pittsburgh PA 15211

Soft Opening this April

 

STARTING FRIDAY APRIL 8TH THE HAPPY HOUR

Unwind from your work week and make a smooth transition into your weekend with THE HAPPY HOUR every Friday with Carla Poluha.

No previous yoga experience required. Carla is skilled at creating a class tailored to her clients’ needs. Combining alignment based yoga, postural analysis, and acupressure she weaves a class designed to enhance your body awareness and relieve your stress. Stick around for sunset. The view is fabulous up here, high atop Mt. Washington.

“It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.”

$10. One hour. Game changer.

Every Friday from 6-7pm

Dress comfortably. Men and Women welcome.

STARTING SATURDAY APRIL 9TH OPEN BODYWORK CLINICS

 Join us for an open house bodywork clinic every Saturday afternoon in scenic Mt. Washington!

The practitioners of The Zen Den are pleased to be expanding to the storefront on the corner of Boggs and Wyoming. While our space is in transition, we are exited to invite you to meet our team and sample our services weekly. 

Spring is in the air and things are feeling good in our neighborhood! Come by on Saturday afternoons and meet our team. Our open clinics give our therapists a chance to introduce the community to their talents. The community will get to sample various bodywork techniques in a relaxed and casual setting. 

All practitioners are $1 a min. 

– Massage
– Reflexology
– Reiki
– Accupressure 
– Soul to Sole (2 practitioners) 

Stop in each week as we feature other healers and practitioners from all around this beautiful city. 

 
 
 
STARTING SUNDAY APRIL 10TH MEDITATIVE YOGA
 
 
“Easy. Like Sunday Morning.”

Join us on Sunday mornings for MEDITATIVE YOGA. Combining a healthy trinity of meditation, restorative yoga and self-healing energy techniques, this class is sure to leave you feeling restored and refreshed. 

Carla Poluha will gently guide you through 3 simple yoga postures that will focus on different body systems each week. You will have the opportunity to tune into your own body awareness as Carla takes you on a meditative journey and demonstrates some self-healing and energy techniques that you can take with you. This class will be set with ambient music and crystal grid intentions. 

Not to brag, but we’ve been told that the mountain has one of the city’s best vantage points for sunrise…

Never done yoga or meditation before? Fear not. This class will be EASY like SUNDAY MORNING… 

SUNDAYS 10-11:30

$15 

APRIL 10TH THE RED TENT

“There is no intimacy like that between two women who have chosen to be sisters.”

– Warsan Shire

 
 
The Red Tent or Moonlodge is a gathering of women who meet monthly, usually near the new moon. This practice has ancestral roots and historically has been the foundation of a healthy society. When women meet with sacred intention; competition is eliminated, fears dissipate, healing occurs and the community flourishes.
 
Come join the circle and share your story. Women and girls of all ages welcomed.
 
SUNDAY APRIL 10TH 4-7pm 
 
 
 

APRIL 17th MASSAGE PARTY WITH LIVE MUSIC 

Featuring waves of harmonic, ambient sound by Maurice Rickard!

Experience a rotation of relaxation stations while floating on the vibrational bliss of live music. The ambiance and group energy of this experience will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. You will each have the opportunity to experience supported restorative yoga postures, reflexology, cellular expansion, reiki and massage all while absorbing the soothing sounds of live ambient music and the healing energy of three practitioners. 

$50 per person. 
5:00pm-8:00pm

Space is limited to 20 guests. 
Men and women welcome

Get your tickets to reserve your space. 

All bodywork provided by The Zen Den team.

APRIL 21-23 EARTH DAY CELEBRATIONS

Join us is scenic Mt. Washington for a 3 day celebration of our magnificent Mother Earth…

Thursday Night Film Series

Friday Evening Meditation and Silent Disco 

Saturday Afternoon Garden Project 

* All proceeds will go to fund a Pittsburgh representative to return to Taos for additional Earthship training. 

In honor of Earth Day 2016, we will be hosting an Earth-friendly film series at the LIFE CAFE. We will provide coffee and tea while vegan baked goods will be for sale. 

THURSDAY APRIL 21, 2016

6:30pm – EARTH CHANGES THE ELDERS SPEAK
This film was created in spreading the awareness of some of the changes our planet will go through, and some of the consciousness behind it. 

8:00pm – LORAX (1972)
The Lorax was Dr. Suess’ personal favorite of his books. We are fans of the 1972 animation. 

8:30pm – THE GARBAGE WARRIOR
Imagine living in a home that cost you nothing to heat or cool. Imagine building this home yourself. Imagine growing your own vegetable in that home year round. Imagine no utility bills. Imagine easily available, limitless natural resources to build this type of home. Imagine a more Earth-friendly civilization. Imagine Earthships!

Shot over three years in the USA, India and Mexico, Garbage Warrior is a feature-length documentary film telling the epic story of maverick architect Michael Reynolds, his crew of renegade house builders from New Mexico, and their fight to introduce radically different ways of living. A snapshot of contemporary geo-politics and an inspirational tale of triumph over bureaucracy, Garbage Warrior is above all an intimate portrait of an extraordinary individual and his dream of changing the world.

* Suggested donation $5. 

FRIDAY APRIL 22, 2016

7:00pm Earth Day Meditation – Healing Gaia 

7:30 – ? Earth Day Silent Disco featuring our most Funky Neighbor Seth B. Come to the mountain and let us show you how its good in our neighborhood. Enter the Silent Disco and acquire a set of headphones via our friends of Frequency 528. Groove in the name of Gaia to a Funky selection of vinyl gems. Never been to a Silent Disco? It’s a family friendly good time. All are welcome on the dance floor of life. No alcohol permitted. We advise you take George Clinton’s advice and bring your sunglasses. How can you look cool without your sunglasses? Remember, kids, Funk not only moves, it can remove…. Dig?

* Headphones are $10 a set 

SATURDAY APRIL 23, 2016

Afternoon. Time to be determined. 
For those who may be interested in community gardening, we will be creating planters from tires. You are invited to check out and/or participate in the project. Stay tuned for details.

APRIL 24TH REIKI SHARE EXTRAORDINAIRE

We are gathering for a monthly Reiki Share Extraordinaire in Mt. Washington!

In celebration and dedication of our new space, we will be holding regular full moon shares. These events will most likely be held on Sunday evenings. Reiki attuned practitioners who are in service to others are welcome. 

Carla Poluha will be our Master of Ceremonies and lead this harmonious happening. Together we create an environment where it is natural to draw from a variety of modalities and energy techniques. We choose to blend systems of knowledge for a more complete picture of energetic care. Based in traditional Usui Reiki, we will also explore elements of T.C.M. (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and acupressure, discuss DNA andCellular Expansion, create sacred space in the shamanic traditions of the south americas known as the Munay-Ki, and also honor our Lakota teachings regarding lunar cycles and ceremonial circles. 

We will set a sacred space for us to share different energetic routines for both self care and partner trade. Not only will you feel amazing from being in the incredible energy of a Reiki share, you will leave with a little more knowledge than you came. What knowledge do you have to share? 

* In April our good friend Baloo will be sharing his methods of meditation and movement with our group. We are looking forward to taking this energetic journey with our brother. 

Share energy. Share light. Share information. 

We are asking for a $10 donation for the Reiki Share Extraordinaire events to help with costs for the renovations of the new space. 

Thank you for your positivity and support!
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood…

Coffee and tea will be provided.
Feel free to bring treats to share. 

Espavo!

We thank you for taking your power.

APRIL 27TH WHAT IS A SPIRITUAL INTUITIVE? 

“Life is a highway. You wanna ride it all night long?”

Starting this spring, Jack will be hosting a monthly question and answer series entitled “What is a Spiritual Intuitive?” This spontaneous, free form discussion allows curious participants to ask questions about Jack’s experiences working with the paranormal. Do you have questions concerning spirits or your own spiritual development? Are you curious about how you can tap into your own intuitive abilities? Have you experienced some “weird ***’ that you haven’t been able to talk about with anyone else? Are you experiencing difficulty with your awakening? 

Take a deep breath. Relax. The most beautiful place you can be is caught between the know and the unknown. 

“Is there something strange in your neighborhood?
Who you gonna call…?”

The unseen world can have effects on our physical existence. As more people begin to open up to their spiritual abilities, contact with the spiritual world is made easier. As many have said, the veil is thinning. Sometimes people have a difficult time dealing with their newly awakened sensitivities and the incoming extrasensory information. Jack is skilled at helping people understand and open up to their abilities. When fear is removed from the equation, full acceptance and integration are then made possible. People blossom and its beautiful. 

Occasionally contact with negative entities does occur. A person or a place can have a negative energy or entity attached to it. A negative event, such as a murder, can leave an energetic imprint in a home or building. These subtle vibrations can be felt by the empathetic and spiritually sensitive individuals. This negativity can effect us without our awareness. 

Jack has over 30 years experience dealing with the paranormal. He is skilled at assessing and clearing “haunted” houses and properties. If you or someone you know is suffering with stress from the spirit world, we want you to know you are not crazy and there is help. Love is greater than fear. 

Join us in an exploration of the unknown as Jack puts his talents to use and shows you how you can learn to do the same. 

$40 a person. 
From 7:00pm til we’re done…

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Jack is a Spiritual Intuitive, Reiki Master and a recipient of the rites of the Munay-Ki, which are initiatory practices based on the shamanic traditions of Peru. He takes appointments at the The Zen Den in Mt. Washington. 

http://zendenpgh.com/jack-kaine/

All events will be held at

KARMA – INDIAN COMMUNITY CENTER

205 Mary Street Carnegie PA 15106

Free Parking!

 

FRIDAY MAY 8TH 

A JOURNEY OF HEALING THROUGH PAST LIFE REGRESSION

Every month, Karen Kubico along with Carla Poluha and Gypsy Red will lead you on a unique, holistic exploration whose benefits are threefold.

Author and Regression Therapist Karen A. Kubicko will guide us through a mediative journey where the trinity of past, present, and future are seen within the here and now. Reiki Masters Carla Poluha and Gypsy Red will enhance the journey work by supplementing with three types of energy work. Reiki, Cellular Expansion and Crystal Grid work.

Come experience an evening like no other.

Come wade in the pools of the infinite.

Come find yourself there…

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$40 per person

FRIDAY MAY 8TH 7PM-9PM
Dress comfortably. Men and Women welcome.

 

FRIDAY MAY 15TH 

RED TENT MOONLODGE

We are having Movie Night for our May Moonlodge. Dress comfy snuggle into our new location and we will be showing the Red Tent Movie while enjoying a vegan meal together! A mellow meeting at a discounted price is a perfect time to invite a friend to discover what the Red Tent is all about…

What is a Red Tent?

The Red Tent is a gathering of women who meet monthly, usually near the new moon. This practice has ancestral roots as being the foundation of a health society. When women meet with sacred intention, competition is eliminated, fears dissipated, healing occurs, and the community flourishes. 

Link to Carla’s Facebook Group

The Red Tent Moonlodge  

FRIDAY MAY 15TH 6PM-9PM

 $10 Suggested donation (this monthly only)

A vegan meal will be shared. This event is for women.

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TUESDAY MAY 19TH

THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE DIVINE MASCULINE

The second gathering of the brotherhood! Continue your journey of self discovery, personal growth, and spiritual healing. All new interested peoples, come meet other like minded brethren, see how we all connect and create a community. Establish unexpected friendships and learn a few important “Fresh Perspective Lessons” to start your personal adventure of expansion!

For this gathering we will be meeting from 6-9pm at Karma, the Indian Community Center at 205 Mary St. Carnegie, Pa. 15106. Feel free to join us from 5-6pm next door at Cafe Delhi for something to eat before the meeting.

Mindfulness in May with Josh Fusco 

What is “Mindfullness?” How can I incorporate mindfulness techniques to benefit my daily life? How can a mindfulness practice help me with anxiety, depression, or other personal and social life stressors?

And Shane Blais will also be presenting information about Urban Homesteading. It’s like mindfulness manifested.

Are you interested in growing your own food? 
Do you desire to live a conscious, sustainable lifestyle?
Are you looking for ways to exit the grid?

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Stay connected! Find the Brotherhood on Facebook 

Here is a link to Shane’s Facebook Group

Pittsburgh Urban Homestead 

This event is for men. A suggested donation of $10 goes to secure our location and provide for future events.

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 22ND

MONTHLY MASSAGE PARTY WITH LIVE MUSIC!

This month featuring Brooke Smokelin and the celestial sounds of crystal bowls! 

Experience a rotation of relaxation stations while floating on the vibrational bliss of live music. The ambiance and group energy of this experience will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. You will each have the opportunity to experience supported restorative yoga postures, reflexology, cellular expansion, reiki and massage all while absorbing the healing and soothing sounds of crystal bowls.

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$50/person FRIDAY MAY 22ND 6PM-9PM

Space is limited to 20 guests. Men and Women welcome. 
All bodywork provided by The Zen Den Team.

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