Mind, Body & Spirit Classes

Saturday Class Schedule

All Classes at 10 a.m. 

 

February 4 - Tai Chi w/Ted

This ancient martial arts based practice builds strength and flexibility.

February 11 - Qi Gong w/Betty

Betty is our guide to increased health, energy and flexibility through "breath work" and gentle motion.

February 18 - Tai Chi w/Ted

This ancient martial arts based practice builds strength and flexibility.

February 25 -Chair Yoga w/Gail

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support

All classes are free and open to the public, but we encourage a Love Offering for our generous instructors.

See our event calendar for a full list of events and below for event details.


Saturday, Feb. 25 - 4 p.m.

Community Conversation hosted by Riverwise Magazine Editorial Staff

The first in a series of public community conversations, this new publication hosts its first public dialogue at Source Booksellers to encourage the community to come out and share stories of public displays of activism in your neighborhood. Discuss who is organizing who, to solve what prevailing issues? What existing community spaces serve as liberation zones or places to create and implement new visions?  And how we can better cover these stories?

The first in a series of public community conversations, this new publication hosts its first public dialogue at Source Booksellers to encourage the community to come out and share stories of public displays of activism in your neighborhood. Discuss who is organizing who, to solve what prevailing issues? What existing community spaces serve as liberation zones or places to create and implement new visions?  And how we can better cover these stories?


Sunday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m.

Book/Author Talk featuring

When the World Wounds w/Kiini Ibura Salaam

In this eagerly-awaited collection, Kiini Ibura Salaam continues her exploration of the dark, the sensual, and the mysterious with fiction that disturbs, delights, and dazzles. The five stories and one novella collected in When the World Wounds examine the tumultuous nature of the human condition through such wild imaginings as sensual encounters with deer, escapism in a dystopic prison, and volcano women.

In this eagerly-awaited collection, Kiini Ibura Salaam continues her exploration of the dark, the sensual, and the mysterious with fiction that disturbs, delights, and dazzles. The five stories and one novella collected in When the World Wounds examine the tumultuous nature of the human condition through such wild imaginings as sensual encounters with deer, escapism in a dystopic prison, and volcano women.

Sunday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m.

Book/Author Talk featuring

Black Faces, White Spaces w/Carolyn Finney

Author Carolyn Finney joins us via the wonders of the internet on Skype to discuss her book.

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans.

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans.


Monday, Feb. 27, 6p

Book/Author Talk featuring Revolution Where You Live w/Sarah Van Ghelter, Founder of Yes Magazine

Sarah Van Ghelter bought a used pickup truck and camper and set off on a 12,000-mile journey through eighteen states, dozens of cities and towns, and five Indian reservations. From the ranches of Montana to the coalfields of Kentucky to the urban cores of Chicago and Detroit, van Gelder discovered people and communities who are remaking America from the ground up. Join her as she meets the quirky and the committed, the local heroes and the healers who, under the mass media's radar, are getting stuff done.

Sarah Van Ghelter bought a used pickup truck and camper and set off on a 12,000-mile journey through eighteen states, dozens of cities and towns, and five Indian reservations. From the ranches of Montana to the coalfields of Kentucky to the urban cores of Chicago and Detroit, van Gelder discovered people and communities who are remaking America from the ground up. Join her as she meets the quirky and the committed, the local heroes and the healers who, under the mass media's radar, are getting stuff done.


Tues., Feb. 28, 6:30-8p

An Off-site Event!

We're venturing out of the store to be the official bookseller for Wayne State University's Dept. of African American Studies' guest speaker, Keeanga Yametta-Taylor author of From #Black Lives Matter to Black Liberation. Please join us for this event!

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february At-A-Glance

A word about our bookmark color for the month: Taken from the book "Colorstrology," the color for Feb. is Sheer Lilac - Pantone 16-3617. Inspiring and imaginativ, this color invokes the qualities of humanity and kindness. Sheer Lilac helps us comprehend the spirit of humankind and allows us to experience our friends and the people in our community as family. Use this color when emotionally entangled, for it can help you practice and understand detachment.

A word about our bookmark color for the month: Taken from the book "Colorstrology," the color for Feb. is Sheer Lilac - Pantone 16-3617. Inspiring and imaginativ, this color invokes the qualities of humanity and kindness. Sheer Lilac helps us comprehend the spirit of humankind and allows us to experience our friends and the people in our community as family. Use this color when emotionally entangled, for it can help you practice and understand detachment.