The WHIMSYUM  Future Studies Institute
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Our focus is in-person activities & projects, not 
internet presence; but soon we hope to have more volunteers & staff to not only update pages with all we're doing &  planning, but make it more user friendly, & include an unusual new

local & global online network we've created.

    Out  B E Y O N D  Conventional Ideas of Life                   

                 There is a Hidden Landscape All Around You...

                                   SEEK WHAT MOVES YOU

                            & Find Others to MEET YOU THERE!

Science Fiction / Fantasy applied to everyday life in a new kind of community arena:  Open to anyone & everyone who is inspired  --where we create new, sustainable, extremely imaginative activities, occupations, resources, city planning, ways of living, etc…  to use our human potential & birthright of living every moment on the edge of wonder.

                                                    …The REST Of The STORY:

                      ~ WHY close your book & END YOUR STORIES

                   with ‘HAPPILY EVER AFTER’?...  Why do books end there?...

            Ever WONDERED what happens in THAT PART OF THE STORY? 

                                                        TAKE PART IN IT!

     ~Don`t live your Life experiencing Only a Part of Who You Are & what life offers:

                      Your Whimsies are Your Treasure Map.

                    Live like a PIRATE -- Revel in Your Passions

               & Recognize their Power to Create & Recreate the World!~

  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.  --Margaret Mead

     Join us in exploring, engaging, celebrating, LIVING--humans’/earth's/the universes’ potentials,  + the mysteries between & BEYOND…,  *NOW* in an arena which operates in the new frontiers space that exists beyond *unperceived* barriers:  

     The WHIMSYUM has created 'MEMEstitutes' where people from diverse backgrounds brainstorm & collaborate to identify, then dispense with, unseen barriers in everyday life which suppress natural potential (e.g. not being aware of how our daily habits, or our perceptions &/or acceptance of how to run & structure a city, --affect us).  Then,
the MEMEstitues offer new directions thru creating not just new, but new KINDS, --of free & by-donation
community activities,  resources, occupations, environments, projects, curriculum, contexts & patterns for living
…at our New Directions Centers.  Interested in participating?:  Click here to read more...

Share who you are & the unique untapped gifts that every individual brings, in an awesome exhilarating experience of life in this reciprocative community of spiritual & imaginative activism; for people who think outside the box who want to challenge, expand, enrich their & their community's experience & potential

We’re a free-spirited, extremely imaginative, multi-disciplinary, multigenerational, interactive, undauntibly upbeat, friendly philanthropic network of individuals from all walks of life who are putting their dreams in motion, or are living the life of their dreams -- supporting each other to make this happen:  The WHIMSYUM is filled with people who are not just talking about, or planning, to redesign the world to reflect their fantasies—but many have been living with quite different structures, resources, communities, lifestyles, etc… for years:  We stand behind the knowledge that Everyone has a unique gift they can enjoy contributing to the world, without struggling or martyrdom; & that Everyone on this planet deserves to experience a life filled with magic, comfort, & delight;  spending every moment in mind-body-spirit epiphany:  Created when people actually live utilizing their potentials, --& using the continuously evolving knowledge & wisdom we've been gathering for centuries.
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 The WHIMSYUM is centered around the practice & wisdom of focusing on positive thoughts & intentions, sharing positive energy & actions. *~

   We celebrate friendship, collaboration/cocreation, & leadership from people of any    background no matter their:  style choices, lifestyle, shape, educational background, financial situation, age, skin color, state of fitness, sexual preferences, spiritual path, behavior preference ( hyper people, quiet people...), etc...

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                            ACTIVITIES CALENDAR

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NEXT GATHERING!:  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 1:15pm to 3:45pm+:

   Share an afternoon of bliss & joy!  3 gatherings --a nexus of syngergizing positive parallel communities!  FREE:

1:15pm: Pre-dance workshop w/the LA Breathwork Community:  Interactive Breathwork
& Chakra Toning combined w/movement & therapeutic touch:
 No experience necessary. Enjoy a deeper sense of community, & much more fun practicing interactively in pairs & groups! While
meditating on our goals & focusing on positive thoughts, we’ll
circulate a variety of breath, movement, & sound
exercises thru our head, throat, chest, solar plexus, 
abdomen, pelvic area, & base of spine – where our body’s
 most essential systems for health & well
being are located. A gentle but dynamic aerobic & muscular workout thru each
 of these nexuses of 
the body (called ‘Chakras’), which strengthens & opens these vital channels; & deeply releases 
anything not good for body, mind, or spirit. You’ll learn to be deeply aware of the health of these parts of your body & maintain & increase their well being; ending class with a happier, lighter, more pleasurable experience of life. Bring yoga mat if you can, we have some extras. 

2:00pm:  Dance or walk around the circle while singing or chanting & exchanging universal loving gestures from all the traditions of the world --which celebrate the gift
 we each are, & deepen
our feeling of connection to each other & the magic of everything!   No technique to learn,
no experience or partner necessary.  Includes 
3 new beautiful flowing heart-opening dances, plus a new version of a well loved
 dance we haven't done  at the
LA Dances Of Universal Peace & Sufi Dance Community Gathering! 

3:15pm:  After gathering:  We'll either do:  Therapeutic Massage Exchange Circles, Goofy
Imaginative Movement Games, or just hanging out
will be decided at the gathering, by what
people want.  I
f you like bring thermoses of hot tea or snacks to share.  Bringing extra space
heaters appreciated in case it's chilly.
  ***Only 1:15pm Breathwork Workshop will be Outdoors if No Rain & it's warm enough in the sun
 (it's actually rather pleasant at this time of day, even on cold days): Grassy area at southeast corner
 of Stoner Park ( Corner of 1854 Stoner Ave & Missouri Ave). Picture of where we’ll be:,18.452662,3a,75y,230.18h,81.43t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1smmliCSQP3B7BzQ1hzHYqtw!2e0 
  ***Dances & 'after' gathering will be Indoors (+ Breathwork workshop if Rain or chilly):  Large
room adjacent to pool at southeast corner of Stoner park, 
11757 Missouri Ave: Largest building near
pool on the right in this picture:,-118.4529253,3a,75y,336.01h,86.07t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sjSuTJRS40Hy79jSZbE4OYQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656   

FREE PARKING in lot, all around park, + where we'll be

 ~*Thank your community for by telling folks about this & inviting your friends!*~


LA Dances Of Universal Peace, Sufi Dance & Sacred Circle Dance PRACTICE CIRCLEs
 happening periodically daytime weekdays: 




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