Side Trips & More


Side Trips is a list of upcoming events, formerly published in each issue of Four Winds Journal.  However, since exciting offerings present themselves much faster than we can publish them, this page is a frequently updated list of events, workshops, conferences, ongoing courses, and more.  If you would like us to share your events and activities, please email Side Trips, at


A collection of upcoming and ongoing learning experiences and adventures. Enjoy!

Beginning June 22, 2020Holos Institute examines racism from the perspective of ecopsychology – a way of perceiving and living in the world that embraces a sense of the interconnectedness and inter-dependence of all beings.  Guest speakers and teachers include author Resmaa Menakem, Dr. Larry Ward, Mutima Inani, Dr. Robin DiAngelo, and Rob Hopkins.

Ongoing: Introduction to Essential Oils.    Aromahead Institute.  Free course online.

Ongoing:  Sufi Universal Fraternal Institute.   Sacred Events and Courses.

Ongoing:  Events, Trainings, and Art Exhibits at Life Force Arts Center.  Chicago’s Spiritual Art Gallery and Performance Space.  1609 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL.  773-327-7224.

Ongoing:  Girls Inc helps girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold!  After school programs, arts classes, summer camps, teen programs and more for girls ages 5-18.  301 Hillside Avenue, Santa Fe, NM.  505-982-2042.

Sunday, September 27:  Learning to Learn and Math Matters with Donna Marcantonio.  1-3 pm EDT.  Free PowerPoint presentation and conversation.  Discover how Mindfulness, Mindset, Patterns & Relationship can help you make sense of life through Math.  Email to sign up and receive Zoom link.



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