Events

Please stay tuned for announcements regarding this event with our current situation we may need to reschedule to keep everyone safe.

Join Small Things Often for a day of learning and connection. 🏫 Small Things Often is excited for you to come explore the new location in Ligonier and see what we have to offer! 🎉

We are also excited to be offering different speakers 🔊 discussing various topics surrounding health and wellness throughout the day. This is a great opportunity to get curious and get your questions answered about how more holistic services can help you build a healthy lifestyle. 🌱
🚨 It is important for you to reserve your spot for each speaker because of space being limited.
✔️Please RSVP for the speakers that you are interested in by private messaging me or emailing me at faith@smallthingsoften.com.

You are also welcome to just drop in to visit and see my new office space throughout the day from 12pm-6pm. Light refreshments will be available!

Speakers 🔊

1pm-Yoga Therapy with Sarah Nadeau, PRYT600, RYT200
Sarah has been studying yoga for 10 years and has completed 800 hours of training, most recently her Yoga Therapy certification through Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy. She has attended classes and trainings across the country from various teachers and styles of yoga. Sarah is passionate about having her students bring yoga off their mats and into their lives. For more information about Sarah visit nadeauyoga.org.

3pm-Acupuncture with Michelle A. Clark, L.Ac, RYT500
In 1998 Michelle graduated from Meiji College of Oriental Medicine in San Francisco, CA, having studied acupuncture and Chinese herbology. In addition, she attended a 500-hour yoga teacher training course, also in California. Since that time, she served as the only acupuncturist in Ligonier, PA for 13 years. She also studied informally with Ligonier’s only practicing shaman. In 2014, she and her family moved to the Western Slope of Colorado, where she worked in an integrative, alternative clinic for 2 years. During that time, she ramped up her yoga teaching certification to include pilates. Currently, she works in 4 different but similar-type clinics in Latrobe and Greensburg. She has successfully treated thousands of patients of all ages and medical issues. Her yoga training has guided her to teach in a wide variety of places, including Latrobe Hospital, Ligonier YMCA, several yoga studios, many gyms, private clubs, and people’s homes. Chinese medicine, acupuncture, yoga, and shamanism are her unique tools to help you on your path toward wellness.

4pm- What Reiki Isn’t with Linda M. Beal RN BSN, CRMT R
Reiki teacher and practitioner
Linda will lead a conversation with the audience to dispel misinformation about Reiki expectations.For those thinking about trying Reiki, as well as those giving it.

Linda began her Reiki journey in 2003 while living and teaching women in a technical college in the Middle East. After her subsequent return to the USA, she advanced her Reiki training at the Energy Connection and eventually became a professional Reiki teacher and practitioner. She is also a long-term yogini and meditator.

4:30 Everyday Therapeutics/Float Tanks with Donna Lenzi
More information to come.

5pm-Small Things Often with Faith Sartori, MA, LMFT, RYT200
Faith has worked in the mental health field for over 12 years in various roles. She is the owner of Small Things Often, LLC where the goal is to provide Therapeutic Opportunities through Unique Experiences. Faith is a trained leader for the Bringing Baby Home program for couples that are new to parenthood along with being a leader for The 7 Principles for Making a Marriage Work Workshop. Faith has completed Level 1 and 2 of the Gottman Method. She has done additional training to help those working through post partum depression along with grief and loss.

6pm Drum Circle with Matt Mikeska
Matt has been playing drums and exploring rhythms from around the world for over 20 years. A husband and father who both owns Ravaila’s Restaurant in Blairsville and acts as a coordinator of community outreach and sits on the board of directors of My New Leaf, a non-profit recovery community organization, that serves those suffering with substance use disorder and their families. Matt has used drumming and rhythm to not only bring a greater sense of peace and connection to his own life but also seeks to bring the transformative power of the drum to his community. Having facilitated drum circles and rhythm workshops large and small at events and organizations in our area for years he hopes to continue to offer these services to the community.
Rhythm is what gives from to the boundless spirit and energy of all that is within and beyond our human experience. From the movement of celestial bodies, to the changing seasons, the repeating cycles within nature and the beating heart of each one of us. Rhythm is a common thread that runs through everything, down to the smallest atoms that are vibrating wit the beat of creation. The drum, being far more than merely an instrument is a tool that is simple and accessible to anyone who approaches. The drum acts as a point of contact between the rhythm within and the universal rhythm.

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The hustle of motherhood often leaves you disconnected from your self and your own needs. This monthly class will offer mother’s a time and place to stay connected to their true selves and allow space for their own self care. The group will also provide a space for connection with other moms and allow for development of an additional support system.
The class is great for anyone despite where they may be in their journey through motherhood. (No prior yoga experience is required) We will have a monthly topic that we will explore through various means including but not limited to: journaling, meditation, pranayama (breath work), asana (physical practice), and council (sharing circle). Participants will then have the opportunity to take the monthly topic into their daily routine to create new habits to stay connected to self. The leaders will maintain flexibility in our monthly topic based off the groups need.

The class will meet throughout the year on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 10:30am-12pm in the Lower Level of Mommy Gear in Ligonier, PA.

Cost for the class is $25 per person (cash only if you choose to pay day of class)

Look for upcoming events in the Spring!

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Join me for Date Night Series that provides information based off the Sound Relationship House  of the Gottman Method.  Date Nights will be at various locations with different activities to provide unique opportunities for connection.

Upcoming Date Nights

Date Night Yoga & Artful Expression with Small Things Often 

April 10th at 6pm @ Youghiogheny Holistic Living, Connellsville, Pa

Join Faith as she guides couples into gentle partner Poses to help you build connection and laughter into your relationship.
This workshop will help you build connection and joy with your partner as you move through various practices including pranayama (breathe work) and asana (physical practice). The poses are simple and playful in nature so beginners are welcome. At the end of your practice you will be invited to create a joint expression of art representing your time spent together. Snacks + Materials will be provided for this artful expression. Sharing of your experience with the larger group is welcomed but not required.
$35 per couple*
This workshop will be limited to 8 people ( 4 couples) * Reserve yours now!!

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Morning Slow Flow with Faith 

Every Other Tuesday 9am at Youghiogheny Holistic Living 

Sign Up Here

More Class Availability to come soon!

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Read More Information about this offering at the blog post  Means to Inspire

Book Club meets the 2nd Sunday of every month at Nino’s Restaurant in Mt. Pleasant, PA

If you would like more information on joining us please submit an inquiry through the   Contact form.

Look for our new FREE 7 Day Challenge!

You will receive a daily email that provides you with a daily challenge from some of the concepts taught in the 7 Principles and Bringing Baby Home Workshops.  These challenges will help you build the friendship base of your Sound Relationship House and ensure a solid foundation