We are actively planning a wide array of classes, workshops and public events with topics of interest to people who are forward-thinking, health-conscious and eager to explore ways to heal, nourish and enrich our minds, bodies and spirits.
”Awake my soul.
Awake my spirit.
Awake my desires.
Awake my light.
Awake my mind.
Awake my hope.
Awake my faith.
Awake my love.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita

You are welcome to attend these upcoming classes: 

Relaxation/Qigong Classes

Taught by Joyce Brown
5:30-6:30pm, Mondays 
Starting April 17th- May 8th
Learn energy work including 3 Relaxation techniques based on Qigong plus Acu-points for Health, plus other relaxation methods such as visualization, contract/relax. Benefits are immense, including improving and deepening your relaxation practice, decreasing pain, and increasing quality of sleep.
Yoga Barn: 
Mondays April 17th - May 8th, 5:30-6:30pm 4 consecutive weeks of 1 hour classes Cost $48, optional CD - $15.

Register with Joyce Burk Brown, 541-420-5875 or

Joyce Burk Brown is an Occupational Therapist, Reiki Master, and Qigong Instructor – Soaring Crane Style. She teaches group and private classes in Bend, Sisters and Redmond, including St. Charles Medical Center in the Cancer Center.

Intro to Qigong

With Joyce Brown
Friday June 9th 5:30-7:30
*** Qigong is an energy work similar to Tai Chi. Using slow body movements and a focused mind you will learn 2 Remedy Routines for Health- 

1. Detox method (Liver Cleanse) and
2. Building Qi or Universe Energy (Tonification Stance).

Each method takes 5-10 minutes to complete once learned. Includes reference materials for continued learning/practice.
Yoga Barn: 
Friday June 9th; 5:30-7:30 Cost $24, see registration details below

Blissful Heart 29 NW Greeley Street Bend, OR 97703;

REGISTRATION: or 541-420- 5875   Classes taught by Joyce Burk Brown a certified Qigong instructor (Soaring Crane Qigong style) and Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine Specialist with 37 years of experience in teaching Pain Management skills (Arthritis and Back injuries) and with ADD/ADHD students to develop a inner place of calm/focus.

Learn How to
Muscle Test

Beginning Class with Tila Sussman
Sunday March 26th at 1:30-3pm
Thursday March 30th at 1:30 -3pm
Learn How to Muscle Test - Beginning Class with Tila Sussman . Learn who discovered Muscle Testing, and some of the many uses it has today. This is a participatory, beginner class, and each student will learn the basics of how to muscle test for personal use, as well as how to tap into one's own body's wisdom focusing on food and sensitivities.     

For your convenience, the same class will be offered during two different times: Yoga Barn:
Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm - 3 pm
Thursday March 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm - 3 pm
Cost $25, Register with Tila at 541.280.5400 text/vm or  

Tila Sussman, Reiki Master Practitioner has been practicing in Bend, OR since 2013, donating Reiki via Old Stone Church, Cosmic Depot, and The Blissful Heart. Tila facilitates discussion groups as well as her own Krishnamurti bookclub in CA and in Bend. She lives in Bend with the love of her life, wonderful husband, and friend Ron.

Making 101

with Wendee Daniels
Wednesday June 14th 5:30-8pm
Blissful Heart Kitchen
Learn the history and health benefits of sauerkraut, the current pop culture super-food now understood to strengthen immune system and repair gut ecology. This is a hands-on class, and each student will leave with 2 pints of custom made kraut of different flavor and health benefits. We will be learning how to integrate this inexpensive and easy to make super-food into daily eating habits for you and family, with ease and confidence. Get ready to have lots of fun creating food into medicine!
Blissful Heart Kitchen:
Wednesday June 14th 5:30pm-8pm
Cost $30, All materials included in class price. 

Register with Wendee at 541-390-9095, or

Wendee Daniels has a background in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an acupuncturist and herbalist. She has a passion for living fully through being deeply nourished. Part of this nourishment is though igniting other people’s passions through food, herbs, and a deep connection to themselves.

Gemstone & 
Flame-Clear & Release

with Claire Demarest
Saturday April 29th, 1-4pm
Through an active process of defining and releasing that which no longer serves you, new tools will be presented and embodied such as:

  1. Group Fire Clearing:  a natural, organic process of ion cleansing that dynamically clears your aura and the air around you (yes, it actually uses fire). 
  2. Flora Corona Essences: flower, gem, and color-light essences are used throughout the class. 
  3. Heart-Centered Meditations: Learning or expanding your understanding of living from the heart, by focusing on actively feeling your heart fire and sacred light, asking for and accepting guidance. 
  4. Energetic Stronghold Reprogramming: Programming Selenite and dissolving it to release the energetic stronghold you wish to let go of; Programming Selenite to then gift you a new, higher, clearer stronghold to support growth. 
  5. Group Energetic Recalibration: an advanced form of channeled healing by Claire and her Guides .

Each Participant Receives a Flora Corona Flower Essence, Clearing Cushion, and Printed Meditations, all used during class.

Located in the Studio:
Saturday, April 29th, 1-4pm 

Cost $60 (a retail value of $110 for energy work and take-home items alone!!)  
Claire Demarest is an Energy Healer who has studied powerful modalities through world class teachers (Dr. Doreen Virtue, Dr. Eric Pearl, Deborah Craydon, and two Usui Reiki Masters) and worked in many types of settings including a drug and alcohol treatment clinic, her own private practice for both humans and animals, and providing energy work in a volunteer capacity to patients in treatment for cancer. She currently has a private practice for both humans and animals in Bend, OR, with her company Sacred Balance, LLC.  

The Healing Power
of Essential Oils

With Elyse Williams
Back by popular demand!
Coming back in Late Spring

$20 per class or $65 for all 4
or 607-262-0269

Learn to use the oils you already own, and discover amazing properties of new-to-you oils (first timers welcome!). This series is designed to deepen the experience and knowledge of folks who may have started to collect oils but don’t quite know what to do with them. We will emphasize learning through experiential means, with each evening taking you deeper into your knowledge and experience of oils as well as your own self. We will journey through various levels of healing in ones self with help of oils:

Deep Earth: Learn about role of base notes, accessing central/peripheral nervous system, the Root Chakra, and basic foot reflexing and energy holds for profound healing.

Emotional Waters: Learn about middle notes and how to blend smells to guide us through challenging transitions to help access emotional energy and strength. We will journey with sacred visioning in our Sacral Chakra for balancing mandalas and emotional poles.

Vital Fire: Learn about top notes and Solar Plexus Chakra stimulation. This is the seat of our own identity, focus, drive and self-acceptance. We will learn about clearing our energetic fields and releasing negative attachments that create self-limitation and scarcity.

Clearing Air: Learn how to use essential oils to protect space and observe energy fields. We will explore how pendulums teach us more about our own energy fields, as well as that of the oils’, and learning how to clear and potentize both! Discover your personal gifts in making blends for self and others.

Healing from the Heart

Wednesday afternoons from 2:30-6:30pm
starting Feb. 22nd

Variety of Holistic Practitioners.

A weekly community healing event and canned food drive for neighbor impact.  The Blissful Heart will be our Fall, Winter and Spring location to uphold our "giving back to our community" spirit.  There will be a variety of practitioners donating their time, giving you the opportunity to help yourself and your community.  Come learn how to create the Body- Mind- Spirit connection to enhance your wellbeing!
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