About Your Upcoming Relationship Workshop:

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Getting Ready for Your Love & Intimacy Building Workshop!

Please read below for instructions on what to bring, where to park and directions. We look forward to guiding you through this heart-opening event!

 
 
 

Thank you for registering for The Learn Your Partner's Love Languages Valentines' Intimacy Building Workshop.  We have received your registration and payment. Below is the information needed to attend.

EVENT TIME:

The class will be held from 2pm to 6 pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018.  Please arrive at 1:30 pm to check-in with our staff at the registration table.

WHAT TO BRING:

We will provide an assortment of mats, chairs, back-jacks and meditation cushions. However, there will be other events happening at Rudramandir Center, so we do not know how many of each will be available. Therefore we encourage participants to please bring items that will facilitate bodily and emotional comfort and any accommodations needs. That being said, please do bring:

  • A yoga mat or small camping mat for each partner
  • One small (or bed) pillow per couple
  • Loose comfortable clothes (layers for your temperature needs...sometimes when relaxed the body's core temperature drops).
  • A closed lid water bottle
  • If you would like your own meditation cushion or back-jack feel free to bring such items.
  • Pen and notebook if you feel moved to take notes (though most of the workshop will be experiential and we will provide all materials for your needs).
  • Non-spillable snacks that are not odorous, if you prefer. We will provide light refreshments as part of the workshop.

Please arrive between 1:15-1:45 for sign in/registration. Make sure to allow time for parking. The workshop begins promptly at 2 PM. We will have some snacks, tea and water available and will have one short break to stretch, eat or use the restroom. Be sure to eat lunch before hand and arrive with an open heart!

We would appreciate your cooperation in having  ALL CELL PHONES TURNED OFF DURING THE CLASS AND THE EXERCISES. If you need to make a call please step outside to do so out of consideration to others. Thank you for your cooperation.

We suggest comfortable, casual attire. Please bring a pen & notepad. Class materials will be provided upon your arrival.  Please contact us here if you have further questions. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, February 11 at 1:30 pm.

DIRECTIONS TO RUDRAMANDIR

830 Bancroft Way at 6th Street, Berkeley, California.

The building is located on the South-East corner of the intersection.
 

FROM THE FREEWAY:

Take I-80 to Berkeley’s University Avenue exit and head east. At the first light, turn right onto Sixth Street. Proceed 3 blocks to Bancroft Way.
 

DRIVING WITHIN BERKELEY:

Take University Avenue west towards I-80, turn left onto Sixth Street. Proceed 3 blocks to Bancroft Way.  OR..  Take Dwight Way west towards I-80. At the light at 7th, make a soft right to 6th Street and proceed 2 blocks to Bancroft Way.
 

BART:

Take the “Richmond” Line to the North Berkeley station. To walk from BART: go south (right) on Sacramento to University Ave. Turn right on University and walk .8 mile to Sixth Street. Turn left (south) on Sixth and go 3 blocks to Bancroft Way. 20-25 minute walk.
 

BY BUS FROM NORTH BERKELEY BART STATION:

Bus #19 leaves the station (or the corner of Delaware & Sacramento non-peak and weekends) 15 and 45 minutes after every hour. Take the bus heading NORTH - will circle & stop at 6th and Allston Way. Walk one block south to Bancroft. Last bus to BART leaves shortly after 10 pm.
 

For more information on buses, please check ACTransit.org or call 511

PARKING

PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS PARKING MAP TO USE WHEN YOU VISIT RUDRAMANDIR.
 

There is ample parking around Rudramandir, particularly WEST of 6th Street. However, out of respect for the residential neighbors around us, we ask that whenever possible our guests follow these guidelines:

  • Park on Bancroft between 7th and 4th Streets.
  • Park on 6th, 5th, and 4th Streets between Channing and Addison.
  • PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON 7TH STREET as it is all residential and we want to reserve parking for our residential neighbors.

Please carpool, use BART, bus, and bicycles whenever possible. Be careful not to block driveways - you could be ticketed or towed.

Thank you for your cooperation,

Please Note: Our building is wheelchair accessible.

FRAGRANCE FREE ENVIRONMENT

California Relationship Centers is dedicated to promoting inclusivity & accessibility for folks with invisible disabilities, such as chemical sensitivity and environmental illness.

FRAGRANCE-FREE POLICY

California Relationship Centers, LLC is a fragrance-free environment. 

We believe in a collaborative approach to helping people in our community to have happier and healthier lives. When a person wears chemical fragrances that impact the health and wellbeing of their therapist, many other clients are affected because the remaining sessions that day and perhaps even the following day must be canceled. We also must create a safe and inclusive environment for our chemically sensitive clients. We strive to honor the individual and community needs in making a safe place, emotionally and physically, to all who enter California Relationship Centers & affiliated centers, events and workshops.

Please do not enter CRC's buildings, offices or waiting rooms if you or anyone with you is wearing any perfume/cologne or any other scented products to an appointment. 

At least one of our therapists suffers a potentially life threatening asthmatic response to the chemicals in many scented products. Also many of our clients also live with chemical sensitives. Therefore our policy is that you will be asked to immediately leave if you come to your therapy appointment wearing perfume, cologne or other fragrances. You will be responsible for your full session fee.

Thank you for not wearing any of the following during your visit:

  • Cologne & Perfume
  • After-shave lotion
  • Perfumed hand lotions
  • Fragranced hair products, and/or similar products.

Our chemically sensitive therapists and clients thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Be in Present Mind

Please note that this event is intended for sober participants. Unless, you are taking prescribed pain medications, please refrain from attending the workshop in an altered state. We ask that you do not drink alcohol or use cannabis prior to the class for you full engagement.  Thank you for sharing your time with us.

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