Listening Wellness Center | Events
Listening is a non-profit center whose mission is to promote wholistic health and wellness for the Central Massachusetts community. The name Listening is inspired by a Chinese acupuncture point. This point helps you to hear outside sounds and your inner, intuitive voice — creating balance between inner and outer, active and quiet. This harmony is the road to health.
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Dates and start times for all upcoming classes, events, and workshops at Listening Wellness Center can be viewed on our interactive Calendar page. The calendar also includes information on each session and the contact information for the teacher/practitioner.


You can view that page now by just clicking here.

Separation / Divorce Support Group for Women

Wednesday Evenings: 6:00pm‑7:00pm
Maureen McGarry, LICSW, Group Facilitator

Changes, loss + support for this major life transition.

You don’t have to face this alone:

  • Ways to get through anniversaries and holidays
  • Navigating the stress and hardship
  • Help dealing with emotions + children, family, friends
  • Supportive members who understand, to calm you
Free first week, then $10 per group session thereafter. Everyone is welcome. You won’t be turned away for financial hardship!
Please contact Maureen McGarry to attend: 774-364-5661

FINDING YOUR INNER POWER: An introductory workshop in transformative self-discovery

Wednesday, August 23rd 6:15 pm-9:00 pm
Listening Wellness Center
35 South Street Barre, MA

-Practice tools for building your emotional and infinite intelligence

-Discover what blocks an extraordinary life (and how to unblock it)

-Learn the power and importance of life-giving relationships

-Enjoy some centered “soul” time and begin clearing the way for a radiant life


Come learn and grow in a life-giving environment and receive a free gift to take home!




Workshop is $20, All proceeds to benefit Listening Wellness Center

What participants have shared from the full, Training for Radiance, Intensive:

 “After years of wandering, I feel tremendous gratitude that my path has shifted towards your enriching and life-changing workshops. They have helped me begin to decipher core priorities and given me essential tools towards having a healthier, happier perspective.”


“I am more aware, and re-focused. I can find my best self and become the person I want to be. I want to dig the soil, to flourish and discover my gifts, to bring them to life! I now know I can find inner happiness.”

Workshop Provider:
Kathryn Louise Leblanc

Success Circle

This group meets once a month for 6 months. First session begins Sunday, September 17th: 9:45am-12:45pm
$70 per session. 10% discount if paid in full, in advance.
$35 per session for teens, when accompanied by an adult.

This group is for anyone who is interested in developing and attaining personal goals. You will learn how to formulate goals in different areas of your life and be coached on how to attain your goals with the least amount of resistance. Since much of the resistance that we experience is self-inflicted, subconscious techniques will be utilized to enhance individual success.

If you find yourself in the familiar place of wandering through life without a plan and would like to have a more intentional direction, then give this group a try. Who knows, you may discover your true passion in life or at the very least figure out how to get things going in a more positive direction.
You will learn techniques that you can use for the rest of your life. The activities utilized are both time-honored and innovative, ensuring the best results possible. This is an eye opening, self-discovery workshop. One you will not want to miss out on.
This is a time-limited, closed group, so you will have the added support of those working on similar goals and sharing their experiences along the way. It has been shown that working with the encouragement of others is more likely to culminate in success than working alone.

Discover how to…

  • Set goals and achieve them
  • Point your life in a more positive direction
  • Enhance your business, work life or career
  • Develop and enjoy positive and uplifting relationships
  • “Get out of your own way.”
Fee for 6 months: $420
10% discount for full payment in advance = $378.

Budgeting for Adults with Kim Dawson

Thursday evening, September 28th 6:30pm‑7:30pm
Kim Dawson

I’m working and have a steady income, so how should I budget my money? What are my financial goals? Do I have debt to payoff? Can I save for big purchases, like a car? These questions and more will be answered in a group conversation, and then participants will plot their individual budgets, and make long-term financial goal decisions.  This class is geared for the common, everyday person with common, everyday expenses.

Free and open to the public.
Please contact Listening with any questions or to pre-register 978-355-3501

Budgeting for Kids with Kim Dawson

Thursday afternoon, October 5th 4:00 pm‑5:00 pm
Kim Dawson

Kids Beginning Budgeting Class (ages 10+)

Babysitting? Cutting grass? Earning an allowance?  This class will discuss what to do with your money: starting with how to balance a checking account, what percentage to save vs. spend, establishing saving and spending goals, and answering the question: is a debit card a good idea for me?

Free and open to the public.
Please contact Listening with any questions or to pre-register 978-355-3501

Free Community Acupuncture

Monday Evenings at 6:00pm
Stone Church in Gilbertville, MA

NOTE: This event resumes September 18th.
For information, people may contact Dedie King at (413) 559-7511.

Come to the Stone Church on Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. to receive free treatments. Come weekly or drop in and experience the benefits that people are reporting at clinics across the country.

The benefits of this simple ear acupuncture, done in a group setting, may provide:

  • Stress reduction
  • Improved sleep
  • Increased mental clarity
  • Reduction in anxiety and irritability


  • Dedie King, Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Sophie Santoro, Registered Nurse
  • Henry Hauptmann, Trained in Ear Seeds
Treatments are free. Protocol is the one used by Acupuncturists Without Borders around the world. People can call 413-559-7511 for more information.
This clinic is sponsored by Listening Wellness Center

Health Care Proxy and MOLST forms

An informational session

Date TBA in the Fall of 2017 at Listening Wellness Center

Listening Wellness Center and Barre Family Health Center are partnering together to offer this informational session. Jamie Perez, Certified Medical Assistant working as the Care Coordinator at Barre Family Health Center will be at Listening Wellness Center on Tuesday, May 30th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to discuss these forms, how to fill them out, and why the need for them.

FREE and open to the public


BioSynchronistics Institute – Quality Physical Therapy

Introduction to BioSynchronistics Course
September 29 & 30, 2017 – Sturbridge, MA – To register go to
October 13 & 14, 2017 – Long Island, NY – to register please email Theresa at

BioSynchronistics I CourseIntro is pre-requisite
November 3 & 4, 2017

BioSynchronistics Study GroupFor those who have taken the courses
October 28 9-11 am
Both held in Sturbridge, MA
To register go to