June 2nd ‘Community Reiki Share’ to Benefit Relay for Life, Cape Ann.
‘Community Reiki Share.’ 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm at the Manchester Community Center. 40 Beach St. Manchester-by-the-Sea. On the MBTA Train line; wheelchair accessible. Reiki Sessions ‘By Donation.’ $20.00 suggested donation. ($10.00 for Seniors.)
Each month a local charity is designated to receive a portion of the proceeds. Using ‘Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs’ to select which charity to team with, the first step being – Basic Physiological Needs (Air, Water, Food, Shelter.) The steps to ‘Realizing One’s Full Potential!’
Charities we have partnered with include – Open Door Food Pantry, Beverly Boot Straps, (January,) Wellspring House (February,) Action Inc. (March,) Cape Ann Animal Aid (April,) SeniorCare, Inc. (May,) and for June 2nd – Relay for Life, Cape Ann.
June 20th the Relay for Life Cape Ann returns to Burnham Field. Teams participate to raise money to help the American Cancer Society’s achieve their goal to ‘end cancer.’ http://www.cancer.org. For details about the Relay for Life –http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY15NE?pg=entry&fr_id=65236.
Too many lives…, my family, friends, neighbors, and patients have been touched by this disease. Join us and help raise money for this important cause while enjoying some ‘peace, comfort and calm’ at the June 2nd Community Reiki Share!
‘Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs’ – Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist noted that before a person can achieve ‘self-actualization’ (the need to be good, to be fully alive and to find meaning in life,) basic needs must first be met (food, shelter, security, a sense of belongingness.)
A portion of June’s ‘Reiki Share’ will be donated to Relay for Life, Cape Ann, in appreciation for all they do to help end cancer!
What is Reiki – ‘Reiki (ray-kee) Ryoho’ is the healing method/art that began in Japan in 1922. Reiki, offered through light touch and without manipulation of tissue, is generally considered to be safe. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/reiki/introduction.htm. A growing number of hospitals incorporate Reiki as part of Integrative Therapies, offering Reiki before/after surgery and in the cancer treatment setting. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/decisions/consideringcam.htm While more research is needed to show effectiveness for treatment for certain conditions, preliminary studies of Reiki have demonstrated ‘decreased anxiety.’ Reiki generally creates a calming, relaxing experience.
Dreamtime Wellness™ Reiki Shares/Clinics are offered in a ‘group setting’ as an affordable way for people to receive a Reiki Session. Monthly Reiki Shares are available ‘First Tuesdays’ at the Manchester Community Center, 40 Beach Street (Harbor Point,) Manchester-by-the-Sea. Conveniently located next to the MBTA train station. 5:15 – 8:15 pm. Monthly Reiki Clinics are offered ‘Second Wednesdays’ at Lahey Hospital Outpatient Danvers as part of the Pain Management Center’s Integrative Therapies. 480 Maple Ave. Danvers, MA. 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
Join us June 2nd at the ‘Community Reiki Share,’ and help raise money for Relay for Life, Cape Ann.
We will also be at the June 20th Relay for Life, Cape Ann as part of the ‘Wellness Tent’ (Offering Massage, Reflexology, Reiki and more.) Contact us for details.
** Let us know if you have a charity that would like to partner with us for future Community Reiki Shares .**
To learn more about Reiki and other therapies offered in ‘Integrative Oncology’ (incorporating complementary therapies with conventional medicine as supportive care and symptom management,) here are some links to the National Institutes of Health/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health – www. nccih.nih.gov and for specific articles –http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3863498/ https://nccih.nih.gov/health/reiki/introduction.htm#effects. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21998438. More rigorous study of Reiki is needed, but preliminary studies indicate that Reiki may be helpful for decreasing pain and anxiety in the cancer treatment setting.
For nine years I was employed as the RN/Reiki Provider at the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) and Mass General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Centers. Patients receiving Integrative Therapies during cancer treatment report these treatments help them “feel better,” “cope better,” and some were provided a greater sense of ‘hope.’
Private Reiki Sessions and Reiki Training are also available through Dreamtime Wellness™ (Offering Reiki in Healthcare and Hospitals Since 1999. Teaching Traditional (Western) Reiki since 2000. Teaching Japanese Komyo Reiki since 2012.)
Contact me for more information on Reiki or to register for these programs – 978-283-4258 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org. For the Monthly Reiki Clinic at Lahey Danvers call – 978-304-8601.
~ Karen Pischke BSN, RN, Usui Reiki Teacher/Komyo Reiki Shihan.
“God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us, in the dreariest and most dreaded moments, can see a possibility of hope.” ~ Maya Angelou
Karen Pischke B.S.N., R.N. Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness™ Promoting Optimal Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreamtime-Wellness-/348619611849199
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