10am Deep Quiet to Rest, Grieve, and Prepare

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A Workshop with John Calvi

This time will be one of deep relaxation, calm quiet, and receiving tools to lift Friends up in these difficult times. John will offer tools from his background of work with trauma survivors to find deep quiet, to rest the body, and clear the mind of the noise of the world. There will be some quiet, some self-massage, and laughing. All are welcome, including part time attendance. Wear very comfortable clothes. We hope you’ll consider attending, especially if you are feeling a need for more healing and wellness right now.

To participate click this Zoom link.

John Calvi is a Certified Massage Therapist specializing in trauma and a Quaker healer with a spiritual gift for the release of pain following trauma- inmates, tortured refugees, sexual abuse survivors, and addicts. He brings 38 years of experience having taught in 12 yearly meetings, five prisons, and six countries. John lives in a small house in the Vermont woods with his husband Marshall Brewer and is a member of Putney Friends Meeting.

You may want to visit his website to hear John’s Pendle Hill presentation: “Preparing for New Circumstances” and other videos. Looking back on decades of witnessing extreme experience, John writes in order to understand. From this personal desire to seek meaning has come two books, The Dance between Hope and Fear (2013) and How Far Have You Traveled? (2019)