EARTHDAY APRIL 20th Gather to Honor Earth and remember

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Come and join us to remember and celebrate the earth and our birthright! Sunday April 20, 2014 10-12 pm What wants to come forth? What needs to be released? Let us be taught by earth to remember that we are part of her. We invite you to arrive promptly so we can gather in a ceremony and ritual to release what is no longer needed, to clarify what wants to emerge and allow the life-force to be expressed through us. Roke Noir and Nicki Koethner created a ritual with a flow to connect deeply with earth as a resource and remembrance so we can truly be a conduit for the earth and allow earth to support us. What’s below you? Above you? Around you? And within that Where are you? Siren Project & Terra’s Temple present an experiential and engaging circle held by Nicki Koethner & Roke Noir ARE YOU PRESENT? A ceremonial celebration in honor of Earth Day 2014 Connect. Open. Release. And Embody. Sunday, April 20 10 – 12 noon at Terra’s Temple 3051 Adeline Street, Berkeley $10 – $20 Sliding Scale Questions? 510.681.9740 / info@terrastemple.com NOTE: 1. Terra’s Temple is right opposite Ashby BART station. Our apologies that this venue is not yet wheel chair accessible. 2. Do try to arrive on time to respect the intention and flow of this mindful gathering Read more »

Work parties are set for this weekend!

Greetings all! Please give a few hours this weekend to help get us in gear for the big move next weekend. We will be at the new space from 12-5 both Saturday and Sunday. Details on Facebook. Or just come on down to 3051 Adeline St, at Essex, Berkeley, CA (across from Ashby BART). If you have gloves, bring them, and wear your grubby clothes too. The space is a diamond in the rough. Let’s make it shine! Plan is to open Dec 2!     Read more »

Terra’s Temple has a new home as of Dec. 3rd!

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Greetings Friends of Terra’s Temple, Have you heard the amazing news? We are moving from our snuggly Oakland hill to the bustle of downtown Berkeley. That’s right! We have secured a new home at 3051 Adeline (cross street: Essex Ave). We are hard at work already and could use your support getting our new space all set to go. Work party info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382565328654110/ Our current location will close officially on Nov 24 as we’ll spend the week before Thanksgiving packing it up and moving everything over. Our blessings to you for your holiday season and if you can lend a hand let us know! Best to you, Terra’s Temple Priestess Circle!           Read more »

RED TENT- Listening to our Elders for guidance

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Join us for the Red Tent at Terra’s Temple on August 11, 2013 5-8pm for Listening to Our Elders for guidance with Elenna Rubin Goodman and Nicki Koethner Terra’s Temple 654 Oakland Ave, Oakland 94611. What are your dreams? Your Visions? Your fears and hopes? Who are your elders? Who guides you when you are challenged? Take time out to listen to elders: elders like our trees and the earth, to your inner guidance and the guidance of other women. Let’s share with each other what truly matters right now so we can support one another in fully being alive. Let the trees tell us how to be grounded in times of chaos, upheaval and pain. You are welcome just as you are. Tears – Laughter- Joy -Grief Elenna and Nicki will be guiding us gently through the evening, responding and listening to what is needed and offering meditations, wisdom and creative grounding.  Art materials and natural elements will support us in the gathering. Elenna Rubin Goodman, founder and convener of the Bay Area Daré, is a ceremonialist, spiritual guide, teacher and writer. Deeply aligned with the wisdom ways of the sacred Feminine she  has convened and guided women’s gatherings for more than 25 years.  Elenna’s work with individuals and groups addresses personal, community, and transpersonal healing as sacred journeys of transformation. Her work is informed by indigenous healing ways, values and practices. Nicki Koethner, MA, MFT, is an Expressive Arts Therapist, Multi-media artist, priestess at Terra’s Temple and community organizer. She loves and connects to the divine in all of us through creativity, the body and nature and has facilitated circles, groups and gatherings for several years.  She offers herself through deep listening and creative expression and guides others from trauma to empowerment in her private practice in Oakland. Red […] Read more »

RED TENT – Attuning to our Inner Cycles

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Join us for the Red Tent at Terra’s Temple, on June 15th from 5-8pm for Attuning to the Inner Cycles with Niralli D’Costa MA Somatic Psychology and Prajna Choudhury L.Ac. We will explore the connection between the menstrual cycle and the cycles of the moon and sun, as well as learn self care strategies for menstrual and sexual health from a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist specializing in women’s health. The evening will also include an exploration of snake energy through a guided movement meditation in which we will viscerally attune to the opening and shedding that happens when we bleed. We will be lying on the floor so please bring a blanket or yoga mat and water for yourself. For more information about this Red Tent email Niralli: nirallitara@gmail.com Red Tent events are offered by donation. Suggested donation is $15 (No one turned away for lack of funds).   Email Nicki for ongoing Red Tents at nickikoeth@gmail.com or info@terrastemple.com Mark your calendars for upcoming dates:  July Sunday, July 7th, 2013 “Woman as Wisdom keepers” Elenna Rubin Goodman August Sunday, August 4th, 2013 “Self-Care” in times of stress with Nicki and friends Come home to yourself. Slow down and relax. Gather to be with other women. Be nourished through company, story, tea, snacks and creativity. Bring your sisters, daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmothers-in person or spirit. Bring a snack or something to drink to share. Bring art materials or cards to share. Feel free to wear red to hold the frequency of our moon blood.   “The Red Tent Temple Movement is a way for women to take our inner momentum, that feeling like the time is now and come forward with everything we are as women and give us a place to incubate, dream, slow down, and not have an agenda or plan. And simultaneously much […] Read more »

RED TENT: THE MUSIC IN OUR HEARTS MAY 9th, 2013

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We hope to see some wonderful women join us Thursday, May 9, 2013 7-10 pm! 654 Oakland Ave, Oakland, CA 94611 Feel free to come at 6:30 pm to help set up. Music that warms the heart and heals the soul.  Immerse yourself in the frequency of your vibration.   Music is at the corner-stone of our evening and we will listen to our hearts to see what else  you want to engage in to nourish your soul. Come home to yourself. Slow down and relax. Gather to be with other women. Be nourished through company, story, tea, snacks and creativity. Bring your sisters, daughters, mothers, aunts and grandmothers in person or spirit. Bring a snack or something to drink to share. Bring art materials or cards to share.Feel free to wear red to hold the frequency of our moon blood. Donations appreciated to cover costs: $15 (no one turned away for lack of funds). For information email Nicki: nickikoeth@gmail.com Mark your calendars for upcoming dates: (All subject to change) Saturday, June 8th, 2013 5-8 pm Attuning to our Inner Cycles with Niralli D'Costa MA Somatic Psychology and Prajna Choudhury L.Ac. July Sunday, July 7th, 2013 "Woman as Wisdom keepers" Elenna Rubin Goodman August Sunday August 4th, 2013 "Self-Care" in times of Stress "The Red Tent Temple Movement is a way for women to take our inner momentum, that feeling like the time is now and come forward with everything we are as women and give us a place to incubate, dream, slow down, and not have an agenda or plan. And simultaneously much is waiting for us in this not knowing place but we need to make time for the empty space. It is also not only empty space but woman space where we can share stories, laughter, songs, […] Read more »

Terra’s Temple Fundraising Campaign

Terra’s Temple Indiegogo campaign LAUNCHED. We had a high goal and while we didn’t reach it we DID raise money to seed our non-profit application process. Thank you for your support! Don’t forget MEMBERSHIP with the Temple can give us the monthly support we need to keep the candles lit. We are building membership too! Find out how you can receive a member coupon book good for over $1000 in healing services at low or even NO cost. Monthly membership keeps the candles lit. Thank you for your on-going support. Connect~Heal~Create Self~Community~World Read more »

Red Tent Community Art Night– July 17th

Get your creative juices flowing and join us at Terra’s Temple for a special Community Art Red Tent! This is an event for women, honoring our monthly new moon event. This month, we invite you to bask  in the tremendous creative energy we hold as women as we create a safe, playful place to work on and explore any artistic/creative/crafty projects that have been wanting your attention. Bring a project you have already started or simply a desire to see what unfolds. *No art-making experience is necessary! We will provide some basic art supplies and guidance in finding what would like to be expressed for you personally in this moment. All you have to do is ride the waves of group creative energy and let it infuse your expression! Bring snacks to share, (dinner if you need it), an open heart, and your wonderful self. Wear Red if you are called! TUESDAY July 17th Gather at 6:45, circle at 7. suggested donation of $10, no one turned away at the door. Facilitated by members of Terra’s Temple Priestess Circle! Read more »

Seeking Healers for our July Day of Renewal

Dear Healers, Summer is upon us, flowers and sun, the time of renewal has begun. We are gatherng once again for our Day of Renewal at the Temple. These healing days have become a mainstay of our monthly offerings and we couldn’t do them without your generosity. Our next bimonthly DoR will be Saturday, July 7th from 1pm-8pm. We will have two “shifts” and need approx 6-7 healers per shift. We are trying to have this be an even bigger offering for the summer, so if you have other healer friends, please pass the word on! Shift 1: 12:30-4 (last healing scheduled for 3:30), Shift 2: 4-8 (last healing scheduled for 7:30) At approx 4:15 we will all gather in the main space for a community circle. If you are available, please contact Dominique with the following. Email Subject LINE: DoR Healer  1) Full name 2) Healing modality offered with a 3-5 sentence description or blurb. 3) Phone and email contact. Website if you have one. 4) Indicate basic set up needs (massage table/chair/table, etc). You will need to bring your own supplies. 5) Which shift are you available to work: 1 or 2 Coupon Book: Starting at our July Day of Renewal, when someone becomes a member of Terra’s Temple, they will receive a coupon book filled with discounts and free sessions.  If you would like to be a part of supporting our members and promoting your work through our coupon book, please let us know asap!  You can offer discounted services or free sessions, and depending on what the offering is, we would love to include you.  Please contact Aumatma if you would like to be a part of this offering.  See our website for more information on what membership entails.  blessings and gratitude, Dominique and The Terra’s Temple Priestess Circle Read more »