All Upcoming Events at The Center SF

We host a great variety of events at The Center SF. Below you can read more about our bigger upcoming ones. If you would like to host your event in our magical space, please contact gather@thecentersf.com.

 

Valentines Tantra Speed Date - Special Extended Ceremony | Feb 15 | 7-10PM | $45-$80

Dubbed “Yoga for your Love Life,” this Tantra Yoga-inspired event is not your average speed date. You’ll share a moment of guided connection with up to 20 dates. Exercises are fun and PG-rated (think partner yoga, actor’s improv, eye-gazing, dance) and are infused with positive relating, so you’ll pick up some skills to boot.

This will be a special Valentine's Day-related event. We will have some treats, and have a longer ceremony with more connection. No Valentine, no problem! Come celebrate in community with mindful singles and meet up to 20 dates

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Drum Journey with Phillip Scott from Ancestral Voice | Feb 16 | 7-9PM | Donation Based

Shamanism is the most ancient Path known and traversed by humanity for the acquisition of wisdom, knowledge and healing for one's community, nation, planet and self. Via the vehicles of Indigenous song, movement, prayer and music, we journey to and explore landscapes and Sacred geographies that traditional peoples from diverse cultures have frequented for millennia. 

Undertaken with specific intent and purpose, we encounter and acquaint ourselves with the Spirits and powerful denizens of these realms- our Allies, Benefactors and Guardians - to learn and partake of the Medicine they have to offer. It is an experience steeped in Spirit, Mystery and Magic.

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ATTUNE: Finding Harmony with Sound Healing & Yogic-Sleep with Loriel Starr | Feb 17 | 7:30-9PM | $30

Our evening together will offer an opportunity to explore the restorative, healing and empowering practice of Yogic Nidra (yogic sleep meditation) and sound healing meditation (Nada Yoga). These unique and dynamic forms of guided meditation are highly effective for cultivating resiliency and well-being.

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Healing the Human Being with Phillip Scott | Feb 18 | 10AM-5PM | $140-$150

Traditional Medicine People are recognized throughout the world as wounded healers. They harness the energy, wisdom and Medicine gleaned from their wounds, pain and adversities for the purposes of healing themselves and others. All of us are wounded- that is part of the journey. The quest is to discover the necessary tools to nourish, purify and heal ourselves- to transmute the poisons and toxins of our thoughts and actions into personal strength and integrity. Employing the Sacred Hoop of Life to assess our balance, we will draw upon ancient practices from Indigenous Traditions to heal and nurture ourselves as well as learn potent methods to place the being back in human in order to be of greater service to All of Our Relations.

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How To Be A Woman and Not Give A Fuck: The Weekend Edition | Feb 18 | 2-5PM | $40-$45

Being a woman comes with so many pressures to give all the fucks, all the time. We are socially conditioned to put other people first: their needs, their opinions, their desires. What would it be like to be women who don't give a fuck about any of that? This dynamic 3-hour workshop will be experiential where participants try out many different ways to practice being a woman and not giving a fuck. We will celebrate each woman and offer real time support in letting go of the bullshit. Every woman needs the opportunity to exist unapologetically. 

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Kirtan! Myth, Mantra, Music | Feb 18 | 6:30-8PM | Suggested donation $20

One Sunday a month we gather for a captivating and enlivening evening of chanting and storytelling. Kirtan is a form of chanting handed to us via the Bhakti Yoga tradition. Bhakti Yoga is the 'yoga of devotion' aiming for the center of the heart. It's purpose is to soften the heart, calm the mind, and build community. If you've ever spoken or sung 'OM' you have chanted.

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Love & Alchemy Pop-Up Shop at The Center SF with Caity Flanagan | Feb 20 | 4-9PM | Free

Come sip tea and talk about plants, the heart, and all things magic with modern-day medicine woman, Caity Flanagan, at The Center SF. At this pop-up event, you can experience a plant oracle readings, mini-reiki sessions, and come for a sampling of her earth-based medicines & plant elixirs from her brand Love & Alchemy. 

Admission is free and all are welcome to join! 

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How to Be a Woman and Not Give a Fuck | Feb 20 | 7-9PM | Suggested Donation: $15-$20

Being a women comes with so many pressures to give all the fucks, all the time. We are socially conditioned to put other people first: their needs, their opinions, their desires. What would it be like to be a women who doesn't give a fuck about any of that? There's a way we can as women, reclaim our inner authority from the outside world. Decide for ourselves how and when we want to engage with the needs, opinions and desires of other people. Especially the people who seem to think they know our experience better than we do. Spend an evening learning with Airial Clark, an expert with over 30 years in fuck giving or not giving. This workshop will be experiential and dynamic where participants will try out many different ways to practice being a woman and not giving a fuck.

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Creative Writing 101 | Feb 21 | 7-9:30PM | $25

From blogs to emails, personal lives to professional lives, writing is everywhere—it’s one of the primary ways we communicate. Yet for many of us, it can become a source of frustration when we aren’t able to voice ourselves clearly with the written word.

This workshop seeks to tear down these blocks by providing instruction around the fundamental principles of writing. So whether you’re trying to improve your presence on social media or write better essays, you’ll will walk away with tools to realize your vision.

The Art of Vocal Looping, Sound Healing & Mantra | Feb 23 | 7:30-9:30PM | $20

Join Madhu for an evening of vocal looping, weaving soundscapes and beatboxed rhythms with inspirational messages, Tibetan Mantras, and Quechua Invocations. Madhu's voice is otherworldly; both a portal and vessel for sound healing.

Madhu is a sound healer extraordinaire who learned from the first-hand experience of being paralyzed as a quadriplegic and used sound and energy healing to completely recover. He has also studied Jazz and World Music and went on to be certified in Sound, Voice, and Music Healing at CIIS. In his sessions he offers energy healing on an Amethyst Crystal Biomat, using tuning forks tuned to sacred number ratios, as well as offering techniques and guidance for opening the healing power of the voice.

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Mobility, Flexibility & Backbends | Feb 24 | 2-4PM | $50

In this 2 hour workshop you'll learn how to use and integrate your muscles to keep you safe and strong in backbends. Starting with simple actions, we'll teach you the important but usually overlooked details on how to access the upper/middle back and how to open the front of the body with care. Then we'll build on these basics to take you deeper into your backbends.

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Divine Vibrations - Indigo Keys concert feat. Nina Grae | Feb 24 | 7-9:30PM | $20-$25

Join us for an epic night of music, storytelling, celebration and Divine Vibrations.
Indigo Keys has just completed their new E.P. Divine Vibrations, featuring the incredibly talented and soulful Nina Grae.
This evening will also include a listening experience of selected songs from the album, behind the scenes storytelling of the album’s creation and a special opening solo set by Nina Grae.

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Qi Gong 101 | Feb 25 | 2-4PM | Free

We will review the methods and principles of Qi Gong in lecture and practice. Its' relationship with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Martial Arts, Energy Healing and more. We will review the roots, the philosophy and the reasoning for spontaneous or miraculous healing that occurs in dedicated practice. This workshop is excellent for beginners and advanced students alike. It's suitable for anyone who seeks a gentle and therapeutic way to heal and strengthen the body and mind.

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Free Talk: Body Intelligence Biodynamic Craniosacral Training | Feb 25 | 6-8PM | Free

This is a free talk on February 25th at the The Center in San Francisco about Body Intelligence, a ten seminar/two year training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.
We are in the process of recruiting anybody interested in studying craniosacral therapy. I can't begin to explain how much this course has done for me and my practice. If you or you know of anyone interested in learning about this please contact me at lotus.levi@gmail.com and let me know if you'd like to attend.

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The New Feminine Leader | Feb 15 | 7-9PM | $20

Goddess School is the gentle pathway home to yourself and ally to your heart's cause. We are Women Being the Difference that Makes the Difference: Unified in Collaboration, Nurturing Support, Womb Healing, Vocal Empowerment, Evolving Authenticity, Feminine Connection, Finding Inner Balance, Celebrating Women's Unique Sacred Powers, Manifesting Magic and Miracles as the New Normal! 

Join us for a women's only event where will immerse ourselves into a 2 hour workshop from the Goddess School.

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Full Moonology ~ Libra | Feb 27 | 7:30-9:30PM | $33.30

Full Moonology. This new offering will have the same things we love from our ceremonies, but with a shorter 30min sound bath after an hour of expressive Vinyasa Qigong flow. Gathering in groups to honor the moon is an ancient ritual that helps us synchronize our human experience with the cycles of nature.

The Full Moon is a time to seek healing through balance. It is a time to contemplate what has been supporting our highest path of consciousness, manifest the intentions we set at the New Moon, realize what patterns or beliefs no longer serve us, and let them go! Full Moon energy has its strongest effect on us three days before and up to three days after it is full.

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Full Moon in Libra Ceremony | Feb 28 | 8-10PM | $22.22 - $33.33

This Full Moon is in Libra. Libra is balance. Libra will work with concentration and relax with dedication. Libra's ruling planet is Venus. Libra's flower are Rose, Cosmos & Hydrangeas, and the day of the week is Friday. Its color is Indigo blue and lucky numbers are 6, and 9. We invite you to color play with us if it resonates with you by wearing White or Indigo.

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Tantra Speed Date - San Francisco! Meet Mindful Singles! | Mar 1 | 7:15-10PM | $35-$60

Dubbed “Yoga for your Love Life,” this Tantra Yoga-inspired event is not your average speed date. You’ll share a moment of guided connection with up to 20 dates. Exercises are fun and PG-rated (think partner yoga, actor’s improv, eye-gazing, dance) and are infused with positive relating, so you’ll pick up some skills to boot. Read the amazing reviews, and come see for yourself why folks from New York to San Francisco are falling in love with Tantra Speed Date!

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Candlelit Yoga with Live Music | March 2 | 7:30-9PM | $20-$25

Join us for this beautiful evening of mellow yoga + live music + a room lit by candlelight, led by yoga teacher Hayley Ebersole accompanied by sound healer Amber Field.

Be prepared for a gentle flow with hands-on alignment. Bathe in the love and support of healing sound vibrations in your yoga postures. Receive didgeridoo sound healings over your hearts during the restorative poses! Complimentary tea after the class. 

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Chakra Sound Healing and Shamanic Journey | Mar 3 | 7-9PM | $30

Come experience the healing effects of sound through chanting ancient Indian mantras and seed syllables to open and tune your chakras, or energy centers. Afterwards, receive a didgeridoo sound healing over your chakras to further integrate the experience. The didgeridoo has powerful sound waves that can dislodge blocks in the body and move energy. We will end with a shamanic journey with the Native American buffalo drum. The drum beats activate your theta brain waves to induce deep states of healing, creativity and clarity. Meet your power animal on your shamanic drum journey and any teachings/insight it wishes to give you. Bring a journal to write down any messages after the journey. Afterwards, we will tune our bodies as instruments and play lovely music together through toning and chanting. Wrap up with a beautiful community integration sharing circle. 

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Breathwork Ceremony | Mar 4 | 3-5:30PM | $55

In this ceremony, you will engage an active, deep breathing technique to create the conditions for healing in your body, and reconnect to the wisdom that lies beyond any confusion, self-doubt, fragmentation, and isolation. In reclaiming the fullness of your breath, the body can discharge energetic holdings (from trauma, daily stressors, undigested emotional experiences, etc.) that consume your life force energy and limit your capacity to rest in your body with ease, clarity, joy, love, and power. 

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Yintegrate: A Flow and Yin Workshop Series Focused on Balancing the Body's Systems | March 3 | 9-10:30AM | $30

Join Leigh Stewart and Alex Blefari for a five part morning workshop series to rejuvenate the body's systems in a half flow, half yin class with hot stones, therapeutic grade aromatherapy, hand-harvested teas and guided meditation. 

Each Saturday, we will explore a different system of the body (reproductive, immune, excretory, nervous and endocrine) with accompanying essential oils, hot stones and yin postures to promote health, balance and harmony throughout the body.

Jan 6: Creativity | Feb 3: Support | March 3: Fluidity | March 31: Calm | May 5: Balance

Men's Sacred Circle | Mar 6 | 7:30-10PM | Donation Based

Tired of small talk? Looking to engage in more meaningful conversation? Want to connect with men in powerful, supportive, and collaborative ways? The Sacred Circle is an intentional platform that allows each of us to be authentically seen and heard. There’s no advice giving, fixing, or debating. Instead, we share our truth and what’s close to our hearts. Through this type of participation, a space is created to connect in respectful and compassionate ways. We may enter the circle as strangers but we leave as brothers. 

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Authentic Sex for Queer Men | Mar 7 | 7-10PM | $30

In this workshop you will learn practical tools to have more fulfilling, satisfying sex. We start by de-conditioning and de-objectifying ourselves and our partners. Instead, we'll teach you how to cultivate the intimacy you've been longing for and how to ignite your desire and passion, whether it's with your life partner or a brand new connection. And ultimately, we'll show you how to use sex as a vehicle to explore our full expressive selves, to heal our wounds and step into wholeness.

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Unleash Your Inner Tigress | Mar 8 | 7:30-9:30PM | $25

Unleash your Inner Tigress is a movement journey into your authentic sensuality and creative potential. What is the true expression of your essence, before your partner, teacher or the world told you it should be? Through meditation, visualization, dance sequencing, and free flow, we will feel into just that. Delving deeply into our sacral chakras, we will clear any sediment and blockages that have caused disassociation from the body. And with Hannah Blake’s unique methodology, The Kaia Method, we will unleash our inner tigresses and dance them into full embodiment and safe expression. 

Live Music and Open Jam with Barely Jazz Ensemble | Mar 8 | 8-9:45PM | $10-$15

The group will perform a brief set before opening up for people to join in. Come enjoy some good music or bring your guitar, bass, drumsticks, or horn to join in the open jam. All genres and all skill levels are welcome!

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Free Your Voice: Sound as Medicine with Amber Field | Mar 10 | 3-5PM | $35

Sing, sound and speak your truth with more confidence and freedom. From the silly to the sacred, open in ways you haven't imagined and make long-lasting shifts in your life. 

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Be Your Own Psychic: Welcoming the Wisdom of Our Ancestry! | Mar 10 | 6-9PM | $30-$60

They're closer than you might think. And when we understand how this guidance and these types of lessons come up, we can choose to connect and disconnect according to what feels right for us in the moment. Do you want to get deeper in touch with your inner wisdom and guidance? Learn to read energy like a pro? We’re all intuitive in our own unique ways, reading energy all the time, but we're often unaware of how we receive information and what it means for us. In this fun and interactive workshop, we’ll go deep within to look at how we receive guidance from our ancestors. 

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New Moon Circle with Dana Damara | March 14 | 7:30-9:30PM | $25-$30

Sit in circle at a very powerful time. The New Moon represents a time for planting seeds. It’s when the Moon is hiding behind the Sun, you can’t see the Moon, but you can feel her Divine potency. She is the Divine Feminine, always listening to the beating of our hearts and the whispers from our soul. The New Moon is a time for going in and being quiet with your thoughts and wishes. It’s time to surround yourself with the energy that feeds your soul and resonates with your dreams. Gather in an intimate circle or women and men and set powerful intentions for each New Moon Phase. Receive deep meditations that you can take with you and commit to your wishes. Find expansion in your heart and focus on your truth.

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Curvy BodyLove Yoga Circle SF | Mar 17 | 2-5PM | $30-$50

Tired of being the only “big” person in a yoga class? Want to be with other big, loud, queer and proud folks? All ages, races & genders welcome.

Come try out Big Yoga Life’s - BodyLove Yoga class with a circle of other humans that want to create space for something new and different in the yoga community! This is a much needed change in the Bay Area Yoga community!

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How to Be a Woman and Not Give a Fuck | March 20 | 7-9PM | Suggested Donation: $15-$20

Being a women comes with so many pressures to give all the fucks, all the time. We are socially conditioned to put other people first: their needs, their opinions, their desires. What would it be like to be a women who doesn't give a fuck about any of that? There's a way we can as women, reclaim our inner authority from the outside world. Decide for ourselves how and when we want to engage with the needs, opinions and desires of other people. Especially the people who seem to think they know our experience better than we do. Spend an evening learning with Airial Clark, an expert with over 30 years in fuck giving or not giving. This workshop will be experiential and dynamic where participants will try out many different ways to practice being a woman and not giving a fuck.

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EMPATH with David Sauvage | Mar 21 | 7:30-9:30 | Donation Based

On this night, David will tell you the surreal story of how he discovered his talents, perform readings for a few volunteers and lead a mini-workshop to teach you how to develop your own empathic abilities. It’s going to be a playful, emotional, interactive night of storytelling, intuitive readings, teaching and healing. See David's site at www.empath.nyc. While David is originally from Los Angeles, he now lives in New York, and we're lucky to have him for an evening.

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Tarot for Lovers | Mar 24 | 2-4PM | $25

Together we will dive into the energy of The Lovers tarot archetype from the Major Arcana, and tap into different ways to work with and learn from that energy. This will be a hands on tarot workshop, so bring your favorite tarot deck, and send your lover an invite!

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Dance is Life with Gabriel Francisco | Mar 24 | 6-8PM | $20

As an International presenter, Gabriel Francisco has spent the last 16 years connecting, sharing and inspiring. 'Dance is Life' is a class style he created in 2014 that brings together his entire career of movement and communication to serve a purpose, Oneness. 'Dance is Life' is free of any traditional dance style, incredibly personal and very awakening. Leave all questions and fears behind and dive into this life changing course!

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Breema: The Art of Being Present with Denise Berezonsky and Angela Porter | Mar 25 | 2-5PM | $40

Breema is a body-centered, holistic approach to being present. It uses bodywork, movement exercises, and nine universal principles of harmony to connect body, mind and feelings. Practicing Breema supports vitality, health, and wholeness, and offers us tools we can use in every aspect of life to be more grounded, refreshed and nurtured. When we are present, we enjoy a more open-hearted and balanced relationship with ourselves, others, and all life.

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Sonic Womb: A Sound Healing Journey | Mar 25 | 7-8:30PM | $25

Enter the Sonic Womb. Immerse yourself in timeless and expansive soundscapes where angelic harmonies, soulful rhythms and heartfelt tones lead you back home.

A Sound Healing Journey with Gabriel Logan Braun is a healing journey of mindfulness and movement. It's a dynamic and improvisational expression in response to what’s needed in the room to create a deeply healing and restorative experience for the participants.

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Yintegrate: A Flow and Yin Workshop Series Focused on Balancing the Body's Systems | March 31 | 9-10:30AM | $30

Join Leigh Stewart and Alex Blefari for a five part morning workshop series to rejuvenate the body's systems in a half flow, half yin class with hot stones, therapeutic grade aromatherapy, hand-harvested teas and guided meditation. 

Each Saturday, we will explore a different system of the body (reproductive, immune, excretory, nervous and endocrine) with accompanying essential oils, hot stones and yin postures to promote health, balance and harmony throughout the body.

Jan 6: Creativity | Feb 3: Support | March 3: Fluidity | March 31: Calm | May 5: Balance

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Men's Sacred Circle | April 3 | 7:30-10PM | Donation Based

Tired of small talk? Looking to engage in more meaningful conversation? Want to connect with men in powerful, supportive, and collaborative ways? The Sacred Circle is an intentional platform that allows each of us to be authentically seen and heard. There’s no advice giving, fixing, or debating. Instead, we share our truth and what’s close to our hearts. Through this type of participation, a space is created to connect in respectful and compassionate ways. We may enter the circle as strangers but we leave as brothers. 

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Candlelit Yoga with Live Music | April 6 | 7:30-9PM | $20-$25

Join us for this beautiful evening of mellow yoga + live music + a room lit by candlelight, led by yoga teacher Hayley Ebersole accompanied by sound healer Amber Field.

Be prepared for a gentle flow with hands-on alignment. Bathe in the love and support of healing sound vibrations in your yoga postures. Receive didgeridoo sound healings over your hearts during the restorative poses! Complimentary tea after the class. 

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Sound Healing Journey with The Murmurations Duo | April 8 | 7-9:30PM | $25

Bathe yourself in waves of divine sound from cello, voice, clarinet, saxophone, frame drum, kalimba, gentle percussions, shruti, chimes and Tibetan bells.
The journey is usually about 1:20 hrs.long. Bring comfortable clothes and something to lie or sit on (mat, blanket, zafu's etc.). The light will be very gentle in the room but If you are light sensitive you can also bring a blindfold.
 

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New Moon Circle with Dana Damara | April 16 | 7:30-9:30PM | $25-$30

Sit in circle at a very powerful time. The New Moon represents a time for planting seeds. It’s when the Moon is hiding behind the Sun, you can’t see the Moon, but you can feel her Divine potency. She is the Divine Feminine, always listening to the beating of our hearts and the whispers from our soul. The New Moon is a time for going in and being quiet with your thoughts and wishes. It’s time to surround yourself with the energy that feeds your soul and resonates with your dreams. Gather in an intimate circle or women and men and set powerful intentions for each New Moon Phase. Receive deep meditations that you can take with you and commit to your wishes. Find expansion in your heart and focus on your truth.

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How to Be a Woman and Not Give a Fuck | April 17 | 7-9PM | Suggested Donation: $15-$20

Being a women comes with so many pressures to give all the fucks, all the time. We are socially conditioned to put other people first: their needs, their opinions, their desires. What would it be like to be a women who doesn't give a fuck about any of that? There's a way we can as women, reclaim our inner authority from the outside world. Decide for ourselves how and when we want to engage with the needs, opinions and desires of other people. Especially the people who seem to think they know our experience better than we do. Spend an evening learning with Airial Clark, an expert with over 30 years in fuck giving or not giving. This workshop will be experiential and dynamic where participants will try out many different ways to practice being a woman and not giving a fuck.

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Ayurveda Revival :: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Wellness | April 28 | 11:30AM-2PM | $35-$40

Take a deep dive into Ayurveda – a 5,000-year-old system of health and healing that teaches you to harness the infinite wisdom of nature - how to extract the nectar from its rhythms and cycles - to feel more balanced, energized, and revived. Top to bottom, inside and out.

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Free Your Voice: Sound as Medicine with Amber Field | April 28 | 3-5PM | $35

Sing, sound and speak your truth with more confidence and freedom. From the silly to the sacred, open in ways you haven't imagined and make long-lasting shifts in your life. 

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Yintegrate: A Flow and Yin Workshop Series Focused on Balancing the Body's Systems | May 5 | 9-10:30AM | $30

Join Leigh Stewart and Alex Blefari for a five part morning workshop series to rejuvenate the body's systems in a half flow, half yin class with hot stones, therapeutic grade aromatherapy, hand-harvested teas and guided meditation. 

Each Saturday, we will explore a different system of the body (reproductive, immune, excretory, nervous and endocrine) with accompanying essential oils, hot stones and yin postures to promote health, balance and harmony throughout the body.

Jan 6: Creativity | Feb 3: Support | March 3: Fluidity | March 31: Calm | May 5: Balance

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Intro to Tarot & Trance Work | May 26 | 1-4PM | $30-$35

Interested in understanding tarot with integrated heart and mind? We'll be looking at tarot from a personal point view while understanding the 'traditional' structure.

The focus will be on building your own tarot vocabulary through developing your relationship with the tarot symbols. This is done by connecting each card to your own experience and body. You will leave with the skills to go into tarot study and practice with confidence.

 

We want to host your event! Please reach out to gather@thecentersf.com for inquiry.