Reiki – What To Expect in a Reiki Practitioner Session

What Happens In an Hour-Long Reiki Treatment?

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What You May Experience During A Reiki Session With Ayanna

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The following description is how I conducted sessions when I was an active Reiki practitioner. I share it now because many other practitioners do it in a similar way. This description can help you decide if you want to experience an in-person Reiki treatment. It’s wonderful, and you may even want to become certified as a Reiki provider.

Reiki Kanji Symbol for healing at a distanceNote: Reiki (and some other forms of healing) can be conducted in absentia (long-distance) with or without a surrogate who is present with the practitioner. (The practitioner must be certified at Reiki II level or above to do distance healing.)

Reiki is not massage. The body is not being rubbed or manipulated as it would be with a massage therapist or chiropractic treatment. The only commonality is that a massage table may be used.

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Fingernails, Eyes, & Tongues Reveal Your Health | Ayurveda and WEBMD

Fingernails, Eyes, and Tongues!

person in wheelchair shaking handsWhy did the doctors, medical staff, and their assistants start calling me,“The Tongue Lady,” when I had to undergo major abdominal surgery? What do tongues have to do with tummies? Sounds gross! It wasn’t.

Ayurveda, The Science of Self-HealingThey saw me reading my favorite, short, book about  Ayurveda by Dr. Vasant Lad. The book has images of tongues, showing things like a jagged streak down the middle, or red bumps around the edges, or a white coating, called “thrush.” These appearances on tongues relate to disease conditions in the body.

laughing smiley face with tongue stuck outNo, I was not paid to extol the virtues of his book. I share about it because I learned a lot from Lad’s work. The medical staff became totally intrigued by the sketches of tongues in that book. Soon, they were sticking out their own tongues while looking in a mirror to diagnose themselves. Given human nature, they immediately began diagnosing each other and everyone they know – present or absent from the scene.

The same kinds of relationships and health issues are revealed in fingernails, and in various parts of the eye (Iridology). (Indicators also may be found in feet, lips, pulse, etc., but I’m limiting this discussion for the sake of your sanity and mine.)

image of a brown eyeAyurveda, Chinese medicine, and now Western medicine have come to the same conclusions about the value of “reading” fingernails, eyes, and tongues in the diagnostic process. (That’s why the doctor has you stick out your tongue and say “Aaa-aaaa-ah.” Below are some examples of disease conditions related to the visible state of your fingernails. I’ve included links for Dr. Lad, The Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International, Natural Health Techniques, and WEBMD.  Continue Reading →

HypnoBirthing Classes

What is HypnoBirthing and Where Can You Take HypnoBirthing Classes for Yourself or to Become Certified?

Hypnotherapy in childbirth refers to the use of hypnotherapy to assist in the birthing process. This practice, known as hypnobirthing, functions on the premise that most labour-related pain is the result of fear and tension, which can be diminished[1] or anecdotally eliminated with hypnotherapy. Research into this practice has found reductions in pain during birthing,[1][2]Hypnobirthing may also impact the duration of labour and reduces surgical interventions during delivery.[3]

Sarojin Alva

Sarojini (Sara)

It happens that one of the best (world-renown) teachers of this form of natural birthing is my Master Transpersonal Hypnotherapy teacher, Sarojini (Sara) Alva, who lives in Northern Virginia, and she is offering some new classes for certification. See her message below. When I was her student, I found her loving nature and thorough knowledge, combined with her vast experience, to be wonderful for learning well in a very warm, relaxed environment. I hope you will talk with her about these and others of her classes! Continue Reading →

The Chi Machine

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“The Chi Machine” was created by Dr. Shizuo Inoue, Director of Oxygen Association, in Japan, after 38 years of research to ensure effectiveness, safety, and beneficial effects on the body. There are cheap imitations, but the original is the safest and only true, properly calibrated, well-made Chi Machine, and it has 27 patents.

What follows is a rather technical description of how using the chi machine may contribute to improving your health. If you would rather read my ancient testimonial (I’ve been using this machine for YEARS), click on the link in this sentence. Otherwise, by all means, let’s see what it can do for you by reading on…..

What Are the Six Major Functions?

Sun Ancon Chi machine

  1. Cellular Activation
  2. Spinal Balancing
  3. Improving the Immune System
  4. Stimulating the Sympathetic Nervous System and Bone Marrow Blood Production
  5. Restoring Balance to the Autnomic Nervous System
  6. Exercising Intern Organs and Building “Chi”

Scroll to the bottom to see how to order.

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Intro to Holistic Healing

Intro to Holistic Healing

What the Heck IS “Holistic Healing?”

Well, To Answer That, I’m providing a 4 hour seminar – Intro to Holistic Healing

For registration details, go to The Fairfax Spirituality & Metaphysics GroupFairfax Metaphysics and Spirituality Group  or register NOW directly with our lovely hostess Reverend Marti Giese –  Marti@blossomforth.us or by calling her at (703) 369-2606.

This intensive Intro to Holistic Healing seminar describes several different kinds of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) techniques in a broad overview. Topics include everything from specific nutrition and exercise regimens to acupuncture, Reiki, essential oils, ASEA, chi machine (aerobic exerciser), drinkable clay, herbs, and more. Participants will receive extensive notes and an opportunity to suggest which of the subjects  they would like to explore further in classes specifically designed for those topics.

Sorry for the short notice about Intro to Holistic Healing; but I just got permission to put it onto this Meetup site, so I want to share the info with you, in case you live near Prince William Parkway in Manassas, which houses the beautiful venue where I’ll be teaching. Cost $40*, payable at the door.

*Because of extensive preparation and printing costs for Intro to Holistic Healing, refunds are not available for this class.

I hope to see you there and/or at future classes, which I’ll be presenting this year!

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!

Amethyst BioMat

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Richway Amethyst BioMat

 

The Richway Amethyst BioMat – Professional

U.S.F.D.A.  Medical Device  #2954299

I experienced the luxurious warmth and healing sensations of this amethyst BioMat at a Take Back Your Health Conference a few years ago and could not resist buying one, despite the high cost.  Because most people can benefit from its use, but cannot afford its price, I now am offering rented time on the mat at a wonderful massage and exercise studio I found in Fairfax, Virginia.  It is called, Isola di Pace.” The address of Isola di Pace Massage Studio is:   10396 Willard Way, Fairfax, VA. Time slots will range, typically from 15 minutes to 55 minutes, although one could book more than one session in a row.  (Some people sleep on these mats all night, which I also have done.)

What Are The Benefits Of Using The Amethyst Biomat?

Easy Does It

Easy Does It at Isola di Pace

Whether you simply need to release stress or you want to address health issues, simply lying on the activated BioMat provides a feeling of well-being for a healthier mind and body. In my experience, some of the benefits of the BioMat are that it:

  • Reduces stress, anxiety and fatigue, while creating deep relaxation
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Provides warm, soothing pain relief for muscles and joints, including chronic neck and back pain,  arthritis, neuralgia, bursitis, muscle spasms, and age-related stiffness and pain
  • Alleviates migraines and tension headaches
  • Reduces allergy symptoms  (what a surprise – lying on my back helped enormously with allergy symptoms in my sinuses and chest!)
  • Improves immune system function
  • Improves cardiovascular health by increasing blood circulation
  • Improves lymph circulation to remove wastes and toxins from the body
  • Burns calories
  • Improves muscle tone and skin quality

 What Is In It, And

How Does The Amethyst Biomat Work?

Amethyst__Magaliesburg,_South_AfricaBioMats use quantum energy technology, combining far infrared rays (which penetrate 6 inches into the body), negative ion therapy, and the superconducting properties of pure amethyst.

See Credit below for Amethyst Photo

BioMats encourage the dilation of peripheral blood vessels, increasing the delivery of oxygen-rich blood to muscles and promoting the elimination of metabolic waste products.  In addition, BioMats stimulate the sweat glands, so they release toxins and waste, including heavy metals, residual alcohol, nicotine, sodium, sulfuric acid and cholesterol.

The deep heat from the far infrared rays raises your body temperature, provoking an immune reaction and conditioning your immune system.  Your immune system is further purified by the elimination of toxins and waste.

Contact me or see my page to learn many more details.

Credit for Amethyst Photo

(This photo: “Amethyst. Magaliesburg, South Africa” by JJ Harrison (jjharrison89@facebook.com) – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.) – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amethyst._Magaliesburg,_South_
Africa.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Amethyst._Magaliesburg,_South_Africa.jpg

Disclaimer:  I am making no medical claims for how this BioMat will affect you; and, as always, you should check with your health care provider before use.

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!

 

 

Wellness Therapies – Yoga

Wellness Therapies Can Include YOGA!   

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This special blog is for people in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas, and is just a token of affection  about the place where I have taken yoga classes.

I love The Yoga Connection!  My class emphasizes the wellness of internal organs and the movement of chi to heal the whole body, as well as stretching muscles, ligaments, and fascia.  It is a pure form of yoga, in which we hold the poses long enough to be truly beneficial to body, mind, and spirit.  I am 69 years old, at this writing, and am profiting greatly from the health benefits of these fun classes, which are affordable and available in a flexible schedule, so no money is wasted.

Here is their website for on-going class schedules:  http://www.theyogaconnection.net/

Questions?  Contact The Yoga Connection and my friend, the owner, Marsha McLellan!

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!

Classes – Wellness

 

Classes – Wellness – Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Holistic Healing / Natural Remedies

All You Need To Know … As An Introduction

As Above, So Below

As Above, So Below

As a certified practitioner of several Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and wellness  modalities, I teach Introductory classes, which explain the concepts involved.  So, if you have ever heard the term “holistic healing,”  “Complementary and Alternative Medicine,” or “CAM,” and you wondered what the heck that means, these wellness classes provide the answers for natural ways of healing yourself – meaning non-synthetic, non-pharmaceutical, and non-surgical ways of increasing your health. 

The critical thing is to penetrate the cause, not just the symptoms, of whatever the dis-ease expression is.  That involves the mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of a person, as relates to his or her physical manifestations of balance and imbalance: thus, the expression, “As Above, So Below,” but without specific religious connotations.  I have worked successfully with people of many faiths and with some who had no religious philosophies.  I also have worked successfully with many animals, and it is pretty safe to say that they had no religious beliefs of any recognizable kind.  The treatments still worked.

Because there is a lot of experiential evidence (about the efficacy of things, like acupuncture) that was not obtained via traditional Western scientific study methods, I disagree with some of Wikipedia’s conclusions. Still, see what it offers for the (partial) definition of some of these terms, as follows:

Alternative medicine is any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but is not founded on evidence gathered using the scientific method.[1] It consists of a wide range of health care practices, products and therapies.[2] Examples include new and traditional medicine practices such as homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic, energy medicine, various forms of acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, and Christian faith healing. The treatments are those that are not part of the conventional, science-based healthcare system,[3][4][5][6] and are not backed by scientific evidence. Complementary medicine is alternative medicine used together with conventional medical treatment in a belief, not proven by using scientific methods, that it “complements” the treatment.[n 1][1][8][9] CAM is the abbreviation for Complementary and alternative medicine.[10][11] Integrative medicine (or integrative health) is the combination of the practices and methods of alternative medicine with conventional medicine.[12]

Even the National Institutes   of Health recognizes some of the CAM modalities.  One source for learning more about Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine is the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a division of the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health. Articles are available from PubMed and PubMed Central.[5]  Click here for more info.

Classes – Wellness

INTRODUCTION TO COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Red Rose

Did you know that ROSES have enormous healing powers?  Imagine what else you will learn!

This particular class is a four hour seminar (with breaks and snacks); but it can be an all-day seminar, too. See list of topics below. The cost is determined by number of participants, commute time and distance, etc.

In this class on wellness, we shall discuss topics, such as:

Why Anything Works = Energy!

Who and What Can Be Healed

Categories of Holistic Approaches – ingestants, physical manipulation, energy work

Some Principles, Ethics and Theory

Thoughts Are Things – how we create wellness and dis-ease through thought patterns

Sources of Messages – Clairvoyance, Clairaudience, etc.

Causes of Dis-Ease

Body as Messenger – where it hurts is a clue for healing

Correspondences – Chakras / Colors / Notes on Scale

Cleansing and Protection – cleansing not only the body, but the aura

What Happens During Healing sessions and afterward.

The only complaint I’ve ever gotten about this class (and about my other metaphysics and meditation classes) is that the students wanted the class to be longer! 

They even said this when the class was four hours long!  So, you can see we had fun and learned a lot.  The highest compliment I got recently was that not a single person even looked at his/her cell phone during the entire class!  YEA!  Contact me.  You’ll love it, too!

How To Book Me For Classes – Wellness

I do hope you and your friends will schedule a class with me.  Get in touch, using the contact form below, by email (getwellstaywelll at Outlook.com), or by leaving a voice mail message at (540) 636-4311 to arrange it.

Some classes can be customized to your needs. I plan to offer wellness classes as webinars + videos on CAM topics and more in the future.  Follow me to find out when and stay tuned!

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well and Live Well!

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Emotional Freedom Technique – Tapping

Tapping (EFT) Coming Soon!

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Tapping  = The  Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Hello, People!

Are you familiar with the “Tapping” (Emotional Freedom Technique –  EFT)  phenomenon?  This is a semi-miraculous, ritualized, way of “tapping” with your fingers on acupressure points on your body, while speaking about topics that have caused issues for you in areas such as health, financial circumstances, emotional pain, or some other theme.

For a more formal definition, here’s one from the ever-present Wikipedia:  “Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a form of counseling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine including acupuncture, neuro-linguistic programming, energy medicine, and Thought Field Therapy.  During an EFT session, the client will focus on a specific issue while tapping on “end points of the body’s energy meridians.”  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapping.

The EFT Tapping Process   For those of you who are unfamiliar, here are the steps.  First, you identify the concern and pay concentrated attention to the sensations that arise, as your mind thinks about the issue and the emotions begin to be expressed in the body.  You might feel tightness, fear, pain, or any number of things.  As you experience whatever the body is communicating to you, you acknowledge it and assign it a number – between 1 and 10 – to describe the intensity of those feelings as you think about the problem.

You then state (usually aloud) that – in spite of this difficulty – you love and approve of yourself.  You do this three times, while tapping on the appropriate acupressure point.  (In this case, it is called the karate chop point.)  After that portion of the technique Is done, you go through a series of tapping points, using different words to overcome the feelings associated with that issue.  During the process, you stop periodically, to “check in” with your body and see if the sensations have changed.  You then re-assign a number between 1 and 10, if the intensity has transformed.  Often the number has gone from 10 to a very low number or to 0 after just a few minutes of this exercise; and the issue becomes resolved.

SOUNDS CUCKOO, DOESN’T IT?!!  But, guess what!  IT WORKS

Here is a link where you can learn much more and get testimonials about how great it is: http://www.thetappingsolution.com/.

So, why am I blogging about Tapping / EFT?  The answer is……..drum roll, please……..because I often do not like the words I hear being used to resolve the issues.  I think  the words – which are creating a new reality for you – need to be carefully chosen, so as to create the most healthful outcomes: mental, physical, and spiritual.

Consequently, I have decided to create some” tapping scripts on a wide variety of subjects.”  I’ll give a good sample on the website for free; and, if you like the sample, you can get more on my upcoming 8 For 8 program.  (Under many of my posts, I’ll be offering 8 something or others for $8…. In this case, 8 carefully crafted and tested scripts for $8.  Another example would be 8 short speeches (like wedding or retirement toasts) for $8).  So, stay tuned.  Tapping Scripts will soon be available and will focus on abundance, health resolutions, overcoming broken hearts or loss of loved ones, and more!    If you are interested, be sure to send me your name and email address; or, sign up when that opt in segment is added to my new website

Let’s Get Well, Stay Well, and Live Well!