‘Community Reiki Share’ to Benefit ‘Reid’s Ride.’ Tuesday. July 5th.
‘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.) Make Checks Payable to ‘Reid’s Ride.’
To find out more about the July 17th Reid’s Ride and how you can participate and donate – https://www.firstgiving.com/Reidsride/2016REIDSRIDE. Join Lorraine and Deb Sacco and their wonderful group of organizers and participants. Just being there is energizing! Or, you may make your contributions on-line, by going to the “Donations” page on www.eccf.org. Be sure to select the “Reid Sacco AYA Cancer Fund” in the drop-down menu when selecting the fund/organization for your contribution.
So many lives…, family, friends, neighbors, co-workers 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 July 5th Community Reiki Share.
Sunday. July 17th – Teams for Reid’s Ride bicycle 28 miles from Lynnfield to Stage Fort Park Gloucester MA, raising money to support Reid R. Sacco Foundation for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) and AYA Programs at Tufts Medical Center and Connecticut Children’s Hospital
Stop by Reid’s Ride on July 17th and Enjoy a Session of Wellness at the ‘Dream Team Wellness Tent’ at Stage Fort Park, Gloucester MA. (Massage, Reflexology, Reiki and More!) FREE to Participants of Reid’s Ride. ‘By Donation’ for others. You can also enter the raffles, including – ‘Basket of Wellness’ (value – $325.00) and many other prizes.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead
July 5th Community Reiki Share – a portion of July’s ‘Reiki Share’ will be donated to Reid’s Ride, in appreciation for all they do to fund cancer research, treatment and supportive services for Adolescents and Young Adults with 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 ‘Third Wednesdays’ at Lahey Hospital Outpatient Danvers/Pain Management Center’s Integrative Therapies. 480 Maple Ave. Danvers, MA. 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
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.
As the RN/Reiki Provider at the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC,) Mass General Hospital (MGH,) and Tufts Medical Center Cancer Centers, I have heard first-hand how ‘patients receiving Integrative Therapies during cancer treatment report these treatments help them “feel better,” “cope better,” and some report “a greater sense of hope.'”
Contact me for more information on Reiki or to register for these programs – 978-283-4258 or Email email@example.com. For the Monthly Reiki Clinic at Lahey Danvers call – 978-304-8601.
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.)
~ 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
~ HOPE Never Stops
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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