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www.AtlanticAveMagazine.com | September 2011 11 DQG 0L\D]X KDYH LGHQWLHG WR GLVFXVV GXULQJ the exchange visit include an exchange of artists for an artist in residence program or an exchange of student art; waste water treatment; green technology; ocean- JHQHUDWHG SRZHU VKLQJ LQGXVWULHV DQG economic development. Throughout history U.S.-Japan relations have played a crucial role in fostering inter- national diplomacy. After the March earth- quakes in Japan, U.S.-Japan relations have never been so important. This is very timely LQ WKH ZDNH RI WKLV KRUULF GLVDVWHU WR QRW only strengthen existing partnerships, but also to forge new relationships between U.S. and Japanese citizens, said Jim Doumas, executive vice president and interim CEO of Sister Cities International. Sister Cities International members are thrilled with this opportunity to work with their Japanese counterparts. Today, the citizen diplomacy efforts be- ing carried out by U.S.-Japan sister cities remain central in promoting cooperation between the two countries and serve as an example for how other sister cities across the globe can promote peace. If you want to learn more about Sister Cities International and the Asia Initiative, go to www.sister- cities.org for more information. 0HGLD &RQWDFW/RFDO 2IFH  'DYLG Schmidt, (561) 278-2601 or E-mail david@ VLPRQDQGVFKPLGWFRP ,QWHUQDWLRQDO 2IFH - Jennelle Root, (202) 347-8635 or jroot@ sister-cities.org. Bikram Hot Yoga If you are into Yoga already or you have never done it before, try Bikram Hot Yoga today! This very popular style of yoga has been proved and experienced by millions and the 26 postures systematically work every part of the body, to give all the internal organs, all the veins, all the ligaments, and all the muscles everything they need to maintain optimum health and maximum function. Each component takes care of something different in the body, and yet they all work together synergistically, contribut-ing to the success of every other one, and H[WHQGLQJ LWV EHQHWV +DWKD <RJD XVKHV DZD\ WKH ZDVWH products, the toxins of all the glands and organs of your body. It provides a natural irrigation of the body through the circula- tory system, with the help of the respiratory system. It brings nourishment to every cell of your body so that each one can perform its function and keep your body healthy. Bi- kram Yoga also employs heat to further that cleaning process: When you sweat, impuri- WLHV DUH XVKHG RXW RI WKH ERG\ WKURXJK WKH skin. Then you can reshape the body any way you want. Bikram Yoga can be practiced only under WKH JXLGDQFH RI D &HUWLHG %LNUDP <RJD teacher at an approved Bikram Yoga Studio. All teachers at Bikram Yoga Delray Beach KDYH EHHQ FHUWLHG E\ %LNUDP &KRXGKXU\ himself. Dont settle for a studio that says that they do something like Bikram Yoga, it is not the same. This Yoga changes the construction of the body from the inside out, IURP ERQHV WR VNLQ DQG IURP QJHUWLSV WR toes. Bikram Yoga Delray Beach welcomes all levels to their classes and is located at 3055 South Federal Highway (on Federal Highway at the northeast corner of Avenue L and Lindell Blvd) in the South Delray Shopping Center. To learn more and how to come prepared visit us at www.bikramyogadel- raybeach.com or call 561-276-3773. We look forward to sweating with you soon. 2011 Delray GreenMarket Season Opening October 15Th This year the GreenMarket will open earlier than ever on Oct 15th! They are also happy to announce their NEW MARKET HOURS for the season, 9am-2pm. The GreenMarket will still be in the same great location, along the street in downtown Del- ray Beach on SE 4th Avenue, just south of East Atlantic Avenue. Mark your calendar. Volunteers Needed! The Association for Community Coun- seling, Delray Beach, will offer a six-class, 24-hour training course for new volunteers, starting Sept 7. Sessions on the techniques of client- centered counseling will be held on Wednes-days. Workshops on Play and Sandplay Therapy with children, families, and seniors will be held on two weekends. Practice in Validation and Reminiscence Therapies with elderly clients with dementia will be emphasized. CEUs and licensing supervision for LCSW, LMHC, and LMFT are offered. The Associa-tion provides low and no-cost counseling for people of all ages. Get involved. Become a volunteer. To QG RXW PRUH FDOO  RU JR WR www.AssociationforCommunityCounseling. org Getting Clean for a Cause!.. $ &DU :DVK WR %HQHW 7KH /HXNHPLD Lymphoma Society! Clean Cars for a GREAT cause! On Sun- day, September 18, 2011, a fundraising men- tor and an enthusiastic group of volunteers DUH RUJDQL]LQJ D &$5 :$6+ HYHQW WR EHQHW The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Team in Training. Organized by Konover South Marketing Analyst/Graphic Designer Cheryl Nathan, an avid LLS supporter, volunteer and half- marathoner, this Clean for a Cause event will be held at the McDonalds located at the Davie Plaza on West State Road 84 between Hiatus and Flamingo Road. All the good clean fun starts at 11 am and continues until 2 pm. Car washing services will include wash and dry, vacuum interiors, clean the tires and wash the windows. $OO GRQDWLRQV DQG WLSV ZLOO JR WR EHQHW 7KH /HXNHPLD /\PSKRPD 6RFLHWLHV JKW WR QG D FXUH IRU EORRG FDQFHU )RU PRUH information or to reserve your spot, please contact Cheryl Nathan at 954-600-7290, CLN432@yahoo.com or visit http://pages. WHDPLQWUDLQLQJRUJVZGZFQDWKDQ CHRISTINA FONTENETTE, CHERYL NATHAN, MARSHA SOUZA