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Top Conscious Living Events: Phoenix Fall Preview: Make plans to attend these major healthy and green living events happening this fall.

Aug 30, 2016 08:47AM

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.






Greg WilliamsSeptember 17


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.


September 18

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.


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.


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.


October 15

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.


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.


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.


October 23

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.


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.


November 5

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.


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.


November 19

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.

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