Top Conscious Living Events: Phoenix Fall Preview
Make plans to attend these major healthy and green living events happening this fall.
Mark your calendar to attend these major healthy and green living events happening across the Valley and Arizona this fall. Find additional classes and workshops in the Community Calendar by clicking here.
Art of Recovery Expo
In celebration of National Recovery Month, more than 100 exhibitors of leading behavioral health and treatment center provide “whole family” resources and workshops. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix. ArtOfRecoveryExpo.com.
Embracing Your Journey Expo
Discover new wellness and spiritual concepts from holistic, wellness and metaphysical speakers and vendors. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $5. Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix. 480-296-1928. PurpleLotusProductions.com.
October 1 and 2
Earth Harmony Festival
Experience the lifestyle of the near future at the largest ecovillage in North America, focusing on cooperation, shared resources and compassionate care for humanity and the Earth. Free. Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, Tumacácori, AZ. 520-398-2542. EarthHarmonyFestival.org.
October 6 through 9
Namaste AZ Yoga Festival
A lineup featuring some of Arizona’s best yogis, as well as top yoga instructors from around the country. $108. The Camby Hotel, 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix. NamasteAzYogaFestival.com.
NAMI Valley Walk
Join thousands of Arizona residents walking to increase awareness about mental illness and raise funds for the outstanding National Alliance on Mentally Illness support and education programs. Free. Walk starts 9:15 a.m. 17th Ave. and Jefferson, Phoenix. 602-315-2897. NamiValleyWalk.org.
October 16 through November 13
Yoga Rocks the Park
Start of five consecutive weeks of yoga events across the Valley with the intention to grow the practice of yoga, give back to communities and bring light to inspiring yoga teachers, emerging musicians and innovations in wellness. Oct. 16 kickoff 9 a.m. to Noon. Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix. See website for complete schedule and locations. YogaRocksThePark.com.
October 22 and 23
Soul Radiance Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat
Immerse yourself in meditation and reconnect to the deepest part of you through mindfulness movement and self-discovery exercises. $450. McLean Meditation Institute, 411 SR 179, Sedona. 928-204-0067. McLeanMeditation.com.
Holistic Health Gathering
This annual body-mind-spirit celebration features health screenings, consultations from health practitioners, exhibits, mini sessions and more. Noon to 6 p.m. Free. Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, 1100 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe. 480-393-1420. Swiha.edu. AzNetNews.com.
November 4 through 7
Celebrate Your Life
Enjoy a retreat from the challenges of the world by attending workshops with the top spiritual teachers and visionaries promising to help transform the rest of your life. $459. Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, 5401 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale. 480-970-8543. CelebrateYourLife.org.
Certified Local Fall Festival
This annual celebration of all things local to Arizona features one-of-a-kind local shops, boutiques and restaurants and Arizona-made wine, beer and spirits. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix. LocalFirstAz.com/fall-festival.
November 12 and 13
Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo
Discover great-tasting specialty products and learn how to cook and back to meet your dietary needs. Lots of free samples. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15. Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa, 9495 W. Coyotes Blvd., Glendale. 630-473-3202. gfafexpo.com.
Lung Force Walk
Walk to raise awareness and funds to fight against lung cancer and for lung health. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in America. Sponsored by the American Lung Association in Arizona. 9 a.m. Mesa Riverview Park, 2100 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Mesa. 602-258-7505. Action.Lung.org.