Haji Healing Salon invites all of Chicago to join us as WE THRIVE!
We’ve been quietly building a beautiful healing sanctuary for south side Chicago over these last seven months. We’re all moved in, the tribe is fully-formed and we’re honored to formally introduce ourselves to those of you who we’ve yet to meet. Join us for a very special day of community healing, building, communing, dancing, eating + drinking, relaxing, restoring and THRIVING! The festivities begin at 9am and go until 9pm. Review the schedule below and be sure to RSVP for the time block you plan to attend.
9am-12pm :: WE WAKE + Warm Up to Wellness
9-9:45am :: Start the day with a GREAT MORNING Gentle Yoga class and mini meditation led by sister Fernie Tiflis. All levels welcome. 20 person capacity.
9am-12pm :: Visit the Health & Happyness Juice Bar to enjoy a FREE 2oz Haji Tonic (while they last) or 8oz signature juice blend $5.
9am-12pm :: Take a seat at the table of an intiated priestess of Oshun, to get some guidance on your spiritual path during a live Divination Counseling session with sister Deidra Sommerville. Bring cash and pay $1/minute for this service.
9am-12pm :: Hop into any open acupuncture chair, or join the wait list to receive a FREE BALANCING EAR (auricular) ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT from Kaysie Lingo of Anatomy & Alchemy Acupuncture. Lay back, get poked and enjoy healing rest for up to 30min. We provide (optional) ear plugs + eye masks.
9am-12pm :: TREAT YOSELF to a CHAIR MASSAGE with Rezna Hill-Moore :: $1/min up to 20min. Bring cash and prepare to be healed by this sister’s therapeutic touch.
10am-10:45am:: Get a taste of reggae/dancehall soul while you wind and warm ya body with Chicago dance icon LADY SOL! This FREE class promises to be high-energy, super-fun and sexy! Not to be missed!
11-11:45am :: Drop the baggage, stories + drama and drop into your body and breath with sister Sabrina Ewell in this energizing (and FREE) Hatha Yoga Class. We provide the mats and blocks, just bring your SELF! 20 person capacity.
10am-1pm :: Visit the back room for a FREE energy cleanse with REIKI Master Teacher Angelana Grant. These group Reiki sessions hold up to five people and are 20minutes long.
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12pm-4pm :: WE COMMUNE + CONNECT to our QI
12-4pm :: Sit down at Diana Rose Harper’s table with a hot cup of Oh So Medicinal Tea and prepare to GET. YOUR. LIFE., from her insightful interpretations during your TAROT Card Reading. This service is offered at $1/minute so bring cash and arrive early to get on Diana’s list.
12-1pm :: FREE hot, vegan lunch is served from CHEF LUCIANO. Enjoy Black Beans + Rice, Caribbean Style Vegetables, Naan Bread and Super Salad while it lasts!
1-1:45pm :: Kids Jamm Family Yoga is fun for the whole family. Children of all ages AND their parents get on the mat with Miss Nubia to breathe, stretch and free their minds!
1-5pm :: Visit the back room for a relaxing CHAIR MASSAGE with brother Tim (the GEM) Timson. Come prepared with cash to pay $1/min and enjoy this healing touch designed to rejuvenate + restore you. Even a few minutes in Tim’s chair HEALS! First come first served. Join the waiting list and stay close by so you don’t miss your session!
2-2:45pm :: Build your QI (vital life force) and get it moving with a stimulating QI GONG Class led by brother Shannon Harris. This FREE class is just the midday pick-me-up you’ll need to keep moving and THRIVING with us!
3-3:45pm :: Chicago African Dance Icon Darlene Blackburn is enjoying her second career as an IYENGAR YOGA teacher and will lead us in a FREE CHAIR YOGA practice designed to support all bodies and all abilities in THRIVING! 20 person capacity. Arrive early to join us.
4-8pm :: Take a rare LIVE seat at the table with TWITTER sensation The People’s Oracle, Dayna Lynn Nuckols to have your Sidereal Astrology birth chart created and interpreted by this masterful diviner. Dayna’s sessions are a MINIMUM of 20minutes and are guaranteed to illuminate your life! $1/min with a 20min minimum. Bring cash or digital currency.
4-4:45pm :: Drop into your body while moving and breathing mindfully with sister Jerrell Simpson during her FREE MINDFUL VINYASA FLOW class for all levels.
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5-6pm :: WE GO LIVE + GET LITTY
LIVE PERFORMANCE BY ILLUMINATI CONGO
WE WIND DOWN, BUILD + BATHE IN OUR BLISS
6pm-9pm :: We Build our Bliss
6-8pm :: Divine Bodywork with Toni Asanate Lightfoot is a MASSAGE with a MESSAGE delivered to you straight from your body! Toni has the uncanny ability to speak and listen to our muscles, bones, ligaments, tendons, fascia and the SPIRIT contained within. After warming and soothing your body, she will tell you what it wants you to know. Sit down for a chair massage like no other and come prepared with cash. $1/minute.
Stop by the BLEND SMOOTHIE PACK table to grab a FREE SAMPLE of these nutrient-dense, super-convenient and waaayyy tasty treats to tie you over till the end of the event. Be sure to grab the Haji Healing Salon promo code to order your BLENDS online and save!
6-6:45pm :: LIBERATION! TaoYoga Arts with Joshua Alafia is just the thing to ground us in the beautiful energy we’ve been building all day and connect us to the joy of BEING in the body. Join this FREE demo class and EXPAND into your SELF!
6-9pm :: Soak up some (FREE) healing Reiki vibes and benefit from clearing any energies that keep you from THRIVING with Dsister Courtney Smith. These group Reiki sessions hold space for up to five folks at a time. An extended group Reiki session will be offered during sound healing 8-9pm in the rear salon space.
7-7:45pm :: Community PEACE CIRCLE facilitated by our NEW NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR, brother Mashaun Ali Hendricks of T.R.A.P. House Chicago. This special dialogue will be held in the NEW TRAP HOUSE CHICAGO space immediately to the west of our salon. Take a seat in the circle and let’s discuss: WHAT IS REALLY REQUIRED FOR US TO THRIVE as a COMMUNITY? AS A PEOPLE? AS A NATION?
8pm :: WE BATHE IN OUR BLISS with a LIVE Sound Bath :: Audio Pharmacology
After a FULL DAY of YOGAING, EATING, DRINKING, DANCING, MASSAGING, POKING, REIKING, QI GONGING, READING, COMMUNING, BUILDING, BREATHING + MEDITATING… WE LAY IT DOWN and practice BEING. Our healing party and grand opening event culminates in a beautiful sound/vibration experience designed to move you into a state of pure BLISS!
At 8pm, the floor of the community healing space will be lined with yoga mats, blankets and pillows. There will be zero gravity chairs available for those who prefer the chair, but please note the sound is best received through the floor.
Community members are invited to lie down in any comfortable position and focus on the breath as the sound of gongs, Tibetan bowls, chimes and other instrumentals transport you to beautiful spaces within. This experience will last an hour and it’s end will signal the end of the event. Be sure to RSVP for this event. Via event page by clicking the button below.