Transition Mar Vista/Venice

Transition Mar Vista/Venice
Transition Mar Vista/Venice projects include Little Free Libraries community build days and Good Karma Gardens pay-it-forward edible gardens. Join us for these activities, as well as many others!


HELLO! We invite you to explore the resources and links posted here. For information about Transition Mar Vista/Venice's events, please check (and like!) our Facebook page:


Good Karma Garden Project: Pay-it-forward edible gardens
Email for location information

Westside Produce Exchange: One Saturday per month
To join and find out the date of the next exchange,

Our Time Bank: Check OTB's Web site for schedule of events and monthly potluck
Visit for details and date of next potluck

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center: Check Sivananda's Web site for class
schedule and special events


The Guerrila Gardener
Our friends at the Argonaut spotlight Sunshine Partnerships
and other urban farmers

Urgent Gardening: A Citizen Yogi's Call to Action
The Argonaut profiles Swami Omkarananda

A New Parkway Vision for Culver City
Transition Culver City members mobilize to produce a compelling film
about sustainable alternatives to wasteful grass parkways

Oneness Media Wins Best Healthy Cities Short Film Award
The New Urban Film Festival recognizes Stephon Litwinczuk's documentary
about TMV/V



Community Wellness Project Mondays 3rd Qtr 2010

Free Talks and Discussions. All are welcome.

First Monday of the month:

Meeting of CAAM (California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine)

Special talks from 9:30–11:30am

October 4

Guest speaker: Mary-Alice Quinn

Ayurveda for your home, creating a healing environment

November 8

Guest speaker: Dr. Parla Jayagopal

Prana in the Vedas, Yoga and Ayurveda

December 6

Guest speaker: Felicia Tomasko

Practices to strengthen the immune system with Yoga and Ayurveda

Second Monday of the month:

Join Brain Gym® Instructor/Consultant Annette Pasternak for a fun and powerful Brain Gym® balance process.


January 11

Balance for Your New Year's Resolutions

Why are New Year’s resolutions so hard to keep? Our systems are not in balance for them! Come reset those tired old neural pathways and make new ones for the new year using fun, easy movements in a powerful balance process.

February 14

More Love in Your Life

Whether your intention is to be more loving or to be more loved, this month we balance our intentions around what this whole life thing is really about.

March 14

Spring Cleaning: Release the Old and Grow Something New
Spring is the season of renewal and the growth of new things. This month we do a balance for cleaning, organizing and/or sprouting something delightful. Balance for a new space, a new project or a new you!

One Monday per month:

Sustainable Health Care talks


9:30–10:30am - Presentation

10:30–11:00am - Question-and-Answer Session

11:00–11:30am - Council Sharing Circle, focused on healing

11:30am - You are welcome to share in a potluck vegetarian lunch.

October 11

Guest speaker: Laura di Biago

Open Heart Therapy, including biofeedback

November 15

Guest speaker: Julie Mann, RsHOM (NA), CCH

Homeopathy for Emotional Balance

December 13

Guest speaker: Celio da Silveira

Alexander Technique: Back Pain is Only a Bad Habit

Research shows that 97% of back pain is caused by misuse.

Read about our launch event.

Read about the second meeting.


1:00–2:30pm All-Levels Yoga Class
$14 non-members; $10 members

If you are a health care practitioner and would like to participate, please e-mail

Thank you to the Sivananda Yoga Center for letting us use their space for this worthwhile project!

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
13325 Beach Avenue
Marina del Rey, CA

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