Nationally Acclaimed Native American Flautist, Jonah Littlesunday Performing on Cape Ann

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Jonah Littlesunday will be in New England for the first time this August, performing his riveting, soulful, healing music along with sharing information about his Native American culture, history and folklore. Multiple Concerts will be held on Cape Ann.

A member of the Diné (Navajo) Nation, Jonah was introduced to the world when he was invited by Cindy and Meghan McCain to play his flute at Senator John McCain’s funeral, to help Heal a Nation. Here is Jonah, performing Expressions of Love.

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MAY SMOOTHIE SPECIAL @ MAC FITNESS GLOUCESTER!

IN HONOR OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY!

REMEMBER! YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO ORDER A SMOOTHIE!

COME STOP BY IF YOU’RE IN NEED OF A HEALTHY SNACK!

Reiki: “Try It. You Might Like It.”

Your Bridge to Health; Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Your Bridge to Health; Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Remember the old cereal commercial with the little boy Mikey? “Try It. You Might Like It.”

Reiki Photo DTW Stock Photo with © 2015

Reiki Ryoho is a Japanese Healing Method/Art that began in Japan in 1922 with Founder USUI Mikao Sensei. Reiki (ray-key) sessions are offered through light (or non) touch and without manipulation. With the recipient fully clothed, either lying or seated. Sessions generally create a relaxation response with potential benefits of:

  • relief of tension (emotional and physical)
  • increased calm
  • improved comfort
  • improved sleep
  • a greater sense of inner peace.

Each reiki session is unique in how it is experienced. Due to its ease of use, gentle nature and quick relaxation response, many hospitals and healthcare settings incorporate Reiki in oncology, rehabilitation, pain management, and hospice settings. Generally, those receiving a reiki session report a general sense of calmness afterwards, along with varied experiences of sensation (warmth the most common.)  One client reports, “Every session is different. And every session is wonderful.” 

~ Reiki can best be described through the personal experience of a session. ~

‘Community Reiki Share.’ Tuesday. March 7th. 5:15 pm – 8:15 pm  At the Manchester Community Center. 40 Beach St. Manchester-by-the-Sea. Advance Register – info@dreamtimewellness.com.

‘Community Reiki Shares’ are held ‘First Tuesdays’ of the month at the Manchester Community Center. 40 Beach St. Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. On the MBTA Train line; wheelchair accessible. Reiki Sessions ‘By Donation.’ $20.00 suggested donation. ($10.00 for Seniors, Veterans and those in treatment for cancer.) Participate in some or all of the evening and enjoy the sense of ‘peace, comfort and calm’ that a reiki session can provide.

‘Reiki Shares’ are provided monthly by Dreamtime Wellness™ as an affordable way to ‘try it‘ and see how you might benefit. ‘Reiki Shares’ also support our reiki students in training, seasoned practitioners, and the community. Join as an observer, a practitioner, or come to enjoy a reiki session, meditation and other aspects of Japanese Reiki practices.

Reiki is also offered ‘3rd Fridays’ at the Rose Baker Senior Center. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. To schedule a session at the Rose Baker Senior Center call: 978-282-6975

Private Reiki Sessions are available at 2 convenient office settings (the North Shore Medical Dental Center and Lahey Danvers Outpatient Center.) Home, hospice and hospital visits are also available upon request.

Contact us regarding informational lectures and programs in your facility. Ask about our Continuing Education offerings for nurses, doctors, social workers and case managers.

Ask Your Doctor. Reiki and other complementary therapies are not meant to be used ‘in place of’ conventional healthcare but as adjunctive (supportive) measures as part of a collaborative and integrative healthcare approach. Before using complementary therapies talk to your doctor. If you are already using complementary therapies, let your healthcare provider know. For more information on integrative therapies – http://nih/nccih.gov

Partnering with charitable causes to help others in need. A portion of our Community Reiki Share proceeds are donated to charities, local and abroad. Contact Us if you are a 501(c)3 that would like to partner with us to receive donations from our monthly Community Reiki Shares – Phone: 978-283-4258 or Email: info@dreamtimewellness.com. Together we can do more. 

Welcome Home Cape Ann Veterans! The ‘Welcome Home Cape Ann Initiative’ is welcoming home veterans. A portion of this month’s Reiki Share donations will be offered to benefit these veterans, in appreciation for their service and to support them in a smooth transition back home to Cape Ann.

Relax, and enjoy today,    Karen

 

Karen Pischke B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N. Alumnus. Certified Hypnotherapist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Usui Reiki Teacher/Komyo Shihan. Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness LLC. Your Bridge to Health. Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreamtime-Wellness-/348619611849199.

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#Giving Tuesday

#Giving Tuesday

Dreamtime Wellness ™

Your Bridge to Health

Dreamtime Wellness™ is Celebrating #Giving Tuesday – International Day of Giving. November 29th. 

The desire to give to others is often inspired by a sense of gratitude. -Karen Pischke

There are many ways to GiveGive a hand, a donation, your voice, share a smile. 

Donations Offered to a Local Charity – In the Spirit of Giving Dreamtime Wellness™ is offering donations from its upcoming December 6th Community Reiki Share. Choose one of these local charities. Winner will receive net proceeds from out Community Reiki Share.

GMG FOB YOU GET to PICK a WINNER – Mention one of these local charities in the post comments. The charity receiving the most comments here on GMG will WIN! All will be winners in their own right, because of their ongoing efforts at giving to others.

  • Action, Inc.
  • Addison Gilbert Citizens Fund
  • Cape Ann Animal Aid
  • Care Dimensions
  • Element Care
  • Friends of Mel
  • Mother of Grace Club
  • the Open Door
  • Reid’s Ride
  • Seaport Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • SeniorCare, Inc.
  • Toots Fore Tufts
  • Wellspring, Inc.

*These are some of the recipients of Dreamtime Wellness™ donations through the years.

OR Write-in Your Favorite Charity! The charity mentioned most in this post comments will receive our December ‘Community Reiki Share’ donations. Winner will be announced December 7th, Along with a Surprise Raffle for those participating in this contes – TBA December 8th.  

Whatever you do on #GivingTuesday, be sure to Share a Smile. 

“If you smile at me I will understand, cause that is something everybody everywhere does in the same language.” – Crosby, Stills and Nash

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Relax – Celebrate – Donate: TWO July 5th Fundraisers for ‘Reid’s Ride’

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RELAX.  CELEBRATE.  DONATE 

40 Beach St. Manchester-by-the-Sea. (At Harbor Point. Near the Manchester MBTA Stop  and Dunkin Donuts.)

  • Dine at La Casa de Luis for Reid’s Ride. 4 – 9 pm. A portion of the evening’s proceeds benefit Reid’s Ride. So much to choose from the menuTry the healthy, fresh guacamole, delicious sizzling fajitas, and a margarita! If you prefer something lighter, try one of their amazingly fresh and tantalizing soups. The Caldo tlalpeño is one of my personal favorites, with a class of sparkling wine or a cup of tea. For Reservations Phone – 978-704-9599

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  • Community Reiki Share for Reid’s Ride. Manchester Community Center. Enjoy a relaxing session of Reiki (ray-kee) while supporting this great cause. 5:15 – 8:15 pm. $20.00 Suggested Donation ($10.00 for Seniors.) 100% of the Donations go to Reid’s Ride. Register in Advance for a Reiki Session – Phone: 978-283-4258 or Email: info@DreamtimeWellness.com. Come early and enjoy a meditation and other aspects of Japanese Reiki. Or, stop by to for tea and healthy snacks and enjoy the ‘peace and calm.’ Drop-in to Donate. 

Reiki Sessions Promote a Relaxed State of Mind and Body

Reid’s Ride – A beautiful bike ride winding along the North Shore coastline to Cape Ann’s Stage Fort Park in Gloucester.

Stop by Stage Fort Park July 17th. Enter raffles; lots of great prizes: Red Sox tickets, dinners, spa packages and More. Stop by the Dream Team Wellness Tent and enjoy a session of massage, reflexology or reiki with views of Gloucester’s beautiful harbor. FREE to cyclists and volunteers; ‘by donation’ to others with 100% of the Wellness Tent donations going to Reid’s Ride. Join Us at Stage Fort Park July 17th!

Stage Fort Park Bandshell. © Cape Ann Images/Reprinted with Permission from Jay Alpert. Capeannimages.blogspot.com.

Join the Sacco Family and Get Caught Up in Reid’s Dream –

‘Be the Force Behind the Winds of Progress to Shift the Course of Cancer.’

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Community Reiki Share March 1st – Supporting Family Promise North Shore Boston

Dreamtime Wellness ™

Promoting Optimal Wellness for Body, Mind and Spirit

Monthly Community Reiki Share ‘First Tuesday’ Every Month.

Next Community Reiki Share – Tuesday. March 1st. 5:15 – 8:15 P.M. $20.00 Suggested Donation. Portion of monthly proceeds donated to charitable fund-raising, local and abroad. In 2015 we contributed to Open Door, Wellspring, SeniorCare Inc, Mother of Grace Club, Reid’s Ride, Cheryl’s Healing Journey, and a group helping to feed, clothe and educate children in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, to name a few.

Contact us if you have a charitable organization or fundraiser and would like to partner with us. Those organizations we partner with are welcome to attend as our guests.

This month’s Reiki Share proceeds to help benefit Family Promise of the North Shore – a local non-profit charity helping homeless families build new lives.

Come early and join us in celebrating the coming of Spring – only 20 days away!

Spring at Enoshima

Reiki Ryoho-  a Japanese Healing Method/Art – Schedule: 5:30 pm – Meditation, Japanese mawashi (circle) and Komyo open reiju (attunement.) Pre-register for a session of Reiki between 6 and 8 pm.

Attend part or the entire evening. Enjoy the sense of peace, comfort and calm Reiki provides.

Healthy snacks and tea are available. You don’t have to be a Reiki practitioner to join in. Those attending often comment on “how welcomed” and “relaxed” they feel, and how much they “enjoy the peace” of the evening.

Reiki Photo DTW Stock Photo with © 2015

Where – Manchester Community Center. 40 Beach St. (Harbor Place) in Manchester-by-the-Sea. Every 1st Tuesday of the Month. 

Manchester Community Center

Register in Advance – info@DreamtimeWellness.com or call 978-283-4258. Walk-ins accommodated as we are able. Wheelchair accessible. Convenient, free parking.

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