Our mission: To inspire, motivate, and celebrate the human spirit! The Open Center offers uplifting events that underline the essential unity of world religions, spiritual philosophies and ancient wisdom traditions. Come and enjoy intriguing classes, events, and films that explore the latest advancements in spirituality, wellness and spirit-body-mind connections. You'll find that our programs are designed to enhance your spiritual, intellectual & personal growth! 



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Bob Waxman Ph.D.
Director of The Open Center

At The Open Center, you'll meet friendly, compassionate, and open-minded individuals. We offer unique events on fascinating topics which are related to spirituality and personal development.

You're invited to join us for thought-provoking classes, films and special presentations that will inspire your mind and nourish your spirit! Each month, you'll find new guest speakers and special seminars that explore stimulating subjects. All are welcome!

                                        Upcoming Events 
1/14/16: "The Best of East/West Spirituality" every other Thurs. at Unity: 1pm - 2:30pm.

1/30/16: Sat. 7pm - 8:45pm: Inspirational Cinema at Unity. 7pm - 9pm. $7 at the door.

2/3/16: (4) Wed. classes, 1pm - 2:30pm: Longboat Key Education Center.

2/6/16 - Sat. 1pm - 2:30pm: Prof. Diane Lang, M.A. from Montclair State University, NJ.

2/20/16: Sat. 1pm - 2:30pm: Special Guest from The Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg.

4/19 - 4/20/16: C.G. Jung Society of Sarasota - Bob Waxman Workshop.