Get ready to Revitalize & Thrive in 2014!

It’s 2014, another NEWyear for the NEW you! Are you ready to rock your health, your wealth and your mission?

If you are tired of all your broken resolutions of the past, you may be ready to PLAY in a bigger way. One of the best ways to do this is to commit to a daily ritual that embodies the practice of Self-Care.

Consider your three top intentions or goals for 2014. Be kind to yourself, and listen deeply to your heart and soul. What really matters to you? What are your dreams for a fulfilling and joy-filled 2014?

Take a piece of paper and write down your three intentions, goals or dreams. Next to each of these three aspirations, write three action steps you will take each week to accomplish your core intentions. Choose to start each and every day by reading these, thereby renewing your commitment.

Listed below are what I see as the most essential Self-Care pathways. Now is a wonderful time to practice radical Self-Care. Ensure you not only rock your health, but also your prosperity and your truest desires for 2014.

“Self-Care is a way of life, not an event.” Robyn Benson, DOM

11 Pathways :

1. Be your own best Self-Care advocate and take responsibility for your health.

2. Reconnect to the EARTH – daily outdoor time is essential.

3. Eat consciously; enjoy a healthy organic diet.

4. Engage in a daily spiritual practice such as meditation, prayer, or ritual.

5. Move your body in some way every day. Variety equals fun.

6. Keep a daily Self-Care journal and cherish your journey.

7. Hydrate with quality water, and nourish every cell of your body with self-love and positive thoughts.

8. Activate and cultivate healthy relationships that feed your soul.

9. Nurture your life’s passions and purpose on a daily basis.

10. Practice heart-centered breathing. Breath is life.

11. Be in gratitude, allow your abundance to flow and pay your blessings forward.

Have fun with these pathways. When you find you are off-center, having a tough day, or being challenged with one of your goals, choose one or two of these pathways to get back on track. Deeply honor your process to thrive and soar with success in your own special way.

As a present to you and to help you Revitalize and Thrive in 2014, the Self-Care Revolution would like to gift you with the first full book of the Self-Care Revolution Season One Series entitled “Thoughtsand Food as Medicine.” Go to this link .

Enjoy each of the content-rich interviews with top experts in the health and wellness industry. They care and want to support you in your desire to live with vitality and passion.

Cheers to you, in your best year ever!

Robyn Benson, DOM

Your Revitalize & Thrive Health Coach!

Doctor of Oriental Medicine

Founder of

P.S. Feel free to contact me at if I can be of any help to you with your Revitalize and Thrive 2014 program.

Self-Care Revolution Season 2, Module 1 

“Thoughts and Food As Medicine”

On Tuesday January 7th, our first Self-Care Revolution speaker of the year will be:

Gregg Braden “The Turning Point” – Creating Resilience in a Time of Extremes 

There’s a time when every crisis can become transformation; where simply surviving can become joyous thriving. In our lives that time is The Turning Point. In our world that time is now! The Turning Point emerges when a new force—an idea, a discovery, a revelation—turns a course of events away from a tipping point of no return toward a turning point of new possibilities.* * *From peak energy and peak debt to failing economies and the realities of climate change, big changes in the world mean big changes in our lives. With the uncertainties of such extremes our lives are changing in ways we’ve never seen, at a degree that we’re not prepared for, and at speeds that we’ve never experienced. Our success in transitioning to the new world depends upon:• Our willingness to recognize the shift.• How we learn to adapt to the changes.Through easy-to understand science and the wisdom traditions of the past, Gregg Braden explores the extremes that are reshaping our lives, the form of resilience that it takes to thrive in our world, and the strategies to get us there.

Click Here to join the Self-Care Revolution where replays of the interviews are available to Free Members for 48 hours, plus you’ll receive instant access to call-in information and bonus materials.


In lieu of featuring one practitioner per week, in 2014 we will use this space to give you helpful hints, tips and techniques for your self care regimens.

From Harmony Rose West:

Week 1: Soul-Full Self-Care:


First thing in the morning, walk outside and stand barefoot on the earth (or imagine you are outside). Take a deep breath. Do it again. Breathe in this new day and exhale any worries or problems. Then, bend down and touch the earth. Say a prayer, a word of thanks, admiration and appreciation to the planet you live on:

“Dear Mother, thank you for all the bounty you provide to all of us. Food, water, air, trees…I am so dependent on you. I deeply thank you for all the ways you contribute to my life.”

Stand up and feel your feet planted firmly on her back. Now reach up overhead with both arms open wide, declare your anticipation for this day as you stretch and reach towards the sky:

“Source of all things, Creator, Father Sky you who are called a thousand names yet are truly nameless, I invite in the synchronicities and miracles of this day. “

Exhaling, lower your arms and bring your hands to your heart and feel the marriage of the earth and sky in your heart chakra. Isn’t connecting with Mother Earth and Father Sky at the beginning of your day a sacred act of Soul-Full Self-Care?

From Kathleen Nagy-The Sound Lady

Here is a link to some meditation music from Kathleen. The words to the meditaiton are taken from Nina Brown’s newest book “S.T.A.R. a NOW State of Being”. I composed the music to the meditation “Be The Love” which opens the book. With the passing of the last 26,000 year cycle, the age of “trying” is no longer. What is left is to simply Be The Love. Enjoy! (

From Kevin Snow

“I Am Related To All Things”

Kevin is sharing a link to his Self Care Revolution interview on the importance of being in relationship.



Self Care Revolution

High Lights


Bundle Packages

Sample 3 transformational sessions with our exceptional practitioners for the low introductory price of $50ea.


“I love the idea of the bundles! It gives you the opportunity to address specific issues more holistically.”

Christie in Santa Fe

Call 474-8555 to schedule your appointments

Special Event in the Sun Room

Gong Bath with Sui Ki Li

January 12, from 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Cost : $15

Contact Sui Ki Li 505-820-6505

Experience the healing sound of the Planetary Gongs and the Tibetan Bowls to relieve stress and to restore our body, mind, and spirit to the natural harmony. Yoga mats, blankets and chairs are available. Please wear warm, comfortable clothing and bring your favorite foam pad and pillow if you are lying down. No previous gong bath experience is necessary.

For questions and more information please call Sui Ki Li: 505-820-6505

Structured Water

Wow! Structured Water is incredible all on its own and we are so pleased to have been a part of bringing this life altering technology to the market and now it just got even better.

Patrick Durkin, the creator of Water Magic 101 is waiving his $497 tuition on his Water Magic 101 course for members of the Santa Fe Soul Community. His commitment to hydrating humanity is truly awesome and we hope you both taken advantage of his generosity and join us in thanking him for this beautiful offering.

Click Here to Begin Water Magic 101

If you haven’t purchased a Structured Water Device yet, now is your chance as we are having a Great Holiday Sale.

Technology Hi-Lights at Santa Fe Soul

 High Tech Detoxification

The Photon Genius offers a safe and effective alternative to drugs, surgery, chemo, or radiation without negative side effects

Pay As You Go: $1.50 per Minute or Package Deal: $60 for 1 Hour

Mercola Vitality Tanning Bed: 

Get a Healthy Tan in Time for Swimsuit Season

Safe, cutting edge tanning bed solution designed to optimize Vitamin D levels, to help you look younger and feel great! The only tanning bed approved by the Vitamin D council.We are offering a safe and convenient tanning and vitamin D-producing UV system, plus skin-supporting visible red light in the 633 nm range, which is truly phenomenal. With the added bonus of the red light, you’ll be able to improve the clarity, tone, and texture of your skin, ultimately giving you the look of a more youthful appearance.

Pay As You Go: $1.50 per Minute or Package Deal: $60 for 1 Hour

Berry Breeze for your Refrigerator

Berry Breeze fun short video animation on how to make your food stay fresh longer in your refrigerator.

Order online or while supplies last at Santa Fe Soul. 

Healthy Meals Delivered to Your Door

Introducing Artisan Bistro:Do you find yourself succumbing to fast food because there just isn’t enough time in the day to shop and cook? Some of us here at Santa Fe Soul are in the same boat, and we’re happy to share that we’ve discovered a ridiculously convenient, healthy solution: Artisan Bistro Artisan Bistro partnered with a group of leading practitioners to create a menu that uses proven, effective weight management research. The meals ignite your metabolism and only use the best all natural, organic and sustainable ingredients.

  • Delicious Pre-Prepared Meals
  • Wild-Caught Fish and Free-Range Meats
  • Natural, Organic and Sustainable Ingredients
  • GMO Free
  • Gluten & Peanut Free
  • Soy & Dairy Free Options
  • Delivered Right to Your Door
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed!

Sound interesting? Just Click Here and enter Practitioner Code 126178 to learn more!

PS –

We’ve been trying these out and our favorite meals so far have been Chicken Creole, Turkey Piccata and Cilantro Coconut Chicken!

Ongoing Events in the Sun Room

Every Monday from 9 – 10:15 AM: Kundalini Yoga – The Yoga of Awareness

Monday’s class will focus on the heart center, opening, surrendering to our higher Self. Beautiful set with if questions 901 2883 Tera

A dynamic blend of asana, kriya, meditation and breath-work. All levels welcome. The instructors, Tera and Pritpal have both been teaching for over 30 years. Pritpal is a Teacher Trainer of Kundalini Yoga and has trained Kundalini Yoga teachers all over the world. Tera is a member of the Aquarian Academy Teacher Trainer Institute. [Click Here] to learn more.

Cost: $15/Packages Available. Call Tera at (505) 901-2883 for more information.

Every Monday and Thursday from 5:30 – 6:45 PM: Gentle Yoga Chi

Are you coming back from your yoga practice? Are you coming back from an injury or illness? Are you interested in learning yoga as a wellness practice? THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU! Yoga means Union of Mind, Body Breath. everything coming together in the moment! Michal teaches conscious awareness, being present to your journey of mind, body, breath. She combines several yoga traditions, along with qigong, breathing, and imagining to create a full body-mind experience. [Click Here] to learn more.

Cost: First Class Free – $12 or $40 for 4 Classes Call Michal Curry at (505) 501-9300 for more information.

Every Tuesday from 5:30-6:30pm

Free Meditation Group

Liz Light 505-983-7774

Cost: Free (Donations gracefully accepted)

Come join us for a weekly gathering of the Sai Maa New Mexico Community. We offer guided meditation, Light Blessings, (Sai Maa Diksha),  chanting, sharing the teachings and wisdom of her Holiness Sai Maa and Humanity In Unity.

Sai Maa is a spiritual master healer and global humanitarian.

Every Tuesday through October 29, except for September 24th or October 15.

Every Wednesday from 9:00-10:15 AM: Kundalini Yoga – The Yoga of Awareness

A dynamic blend of asana, kriya, meditation and breath work. All levels welcome. The instructors, Tera and Pritpal have both been teaching for over 30 years. Pritpal is a Teacher Trainer of Kundalini Yoga and has trained Kundalini Yoga teachers all over the world. Tera is a member of the Aquarian Academy Teacher Trainer Institute.[Click Here] to learn more.

Cost: $15/Packages Available. Call Tera at (505) 901-2883 for more information.

Every Wednesday from 10:30 – 12 PM: Qigong & Healing from Within

Join us for an eclectic blend of Qigong, gentle Yoga and Shamanic healing. Cultivate energy and consciousness for physical, emotional and spiritual health and self-realization. Nourish a profound sense of stability, inner strength and deep relaxation. This class follows the seasons, connecting with nature. Each season has it’s own energetic characteristics, emotional qualities, dominant organs, sounds, flavors, and element. These aspects and our relationship with them are reflected in our bodies, emotions and spirits. Our practices help us to flow with change and harmonize ourselves with what is happening within and around us. 

Allison Lasky has over 20 years in depth experience in various forms of shamanic healing, qigong, yoga, energy and bodywork. She brings a profound sensitivity for working with energy to assist in health and well being in addition to facilitating inner awakening. Allison also offers private Qigong and Yoga sessions for those who want to deepen their personal practice or give attention to specific interests and concerns.

Click Here to learn more.

Cost: First class is FREE then $12. For more information call Allison: 505-984-8733

 Every Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30PM: Clearing, Counseling and Higher Support

September 11, @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cost: $20

A group for fast-track growth. If you’ve been looking for a way to break through inner limitations and deepen your connection with Spirit, here’s your opportunity. Facilitated by Max Highstein, a gifted counselor with an extensive background in psychology, spirituality and intuition. He uses all three to help participants connect more deeply within, release the past, and experience true fulfillment. Class is small, seating is limited.

More information: Max Highstein, 466-1055,, Website:

Every Thursday from 3 – 5 PM: Free Post Traumatic Stress Help Clinic

Required – Contact Michal prior to attending the free clinic

This clinic addresses daily stressors and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Individual & Private sessions that will reset the fight or flight response in the brain which facilitates a deep sense of calm and grounding in your body and mind. PTSD (post traumatic stress) is a disorder that can develop following a traumatic event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless. Long after a life-threatening event, post traumatic stress can cause flashbacks, vivid, disturbing memories of the trauma as well as sleep problems, nightmares and panic attacks. People with post traumatic stress may feel detached, guilty, or paranoid. They often suffer depression and are at increased risk of suicide. [Click Here] to learn more.

Cost: FREE. Call Michal Curry at (505) 501-9300 for more information.

Every Thursday from 5:30 – 6:30 PM: Yoga for Wellness & Coping with Stress and PTSD

This class includes breathing, gentle asanas (postures) imaging, qigong, grounding and other tools for wellness and coping with stress. There are many causes of trauma/stress. They range from major experiences-war, floods, abuse to minor events. Do you know that just by witnessing trauma, it can possibly cause PTSD in someone? Trauma and stress can manifest in different ways, flashbacks, shortness of breath, inability to sleep, freeze-mode, hyper-vigilant and others.[Click Here]to learn more.

Cost: $15/Packages Available. Call Michal Curry at (505) 501-9300 for more information.

Every Thursday from 7:30 – 9:00 PM: Oneness Awakened Deeksha

Experience the Oneness Awakening phenomenon! Hundreds of thousands of ordinary people worldwide have shifted into permanent states of Awakening; the planetary shift into higher consciousness is real and happening now! Join Margo Baldwin and Nathaniel Weil, Awakened Oneness Trainers and other awakened ones, every Thursday evening to experience the process of Oneness Awakened Deeksha. Please come with all your questions about awakening; there is nothing for you to do but receive the grace of Awakening which will lead to a change in perception that ends your experience of inner conflict, separation, and suffering…replaced by the living experience of Oneness and non-duality. Click Here to learn more.

Cost: $10 Offering. Call Margo Baldwin at (505) 280-9163 for more information.

Please check the Event Calendar on our website for more information on other ongoing classes and events:

January Calendar

And don’t forget: The Sun Room is available to rent for all of your events, classes and gatherings for only $30 per hour! Call 474-8555 and ask for Marion to request a tour or to schedule your next event.

We hope you’re having a wonderful week,

Your Friends at Santa Fe Soul

Author Dr. Robyn Benson Dr. Robyn Benson brings an innovative and game changing approach to today’s health care. Robyn offers the most advanced leading-edge therapies, procedures and products designed to renew restore and revive peoples’ health called ART (Amplified Regenerative Therapies). Dr. Robyn Benson, author, speaker, self-care and regenerative medicine expert is known by many to be THE health detective with life-changing solutions! She is the owner and founder of Santa Fe Soul Center for Regenerative Medicine for over 15 years. For the past 27 years, she’s applied her considerable knowledge of acupuncture, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, Herbs, IV therapies and her love for healthy travel to help patients resolve acute and chronic health challenges and to achieve optimal and sustainable health. Dr. Benson is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.S. in Sports Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a board-certified in orthopedic and pediatric acupuncture.

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