“If people heighten awareness of their inner states, then they are more apt to come up with new ways of creating a better world.” – Mirabi Bush
COVID-19 UPDATE: I am available for in-person classes at my studio and at your location. I am also continuing to offer classes by Zoom for those who prefer to stay distanced, and for those who are out of town.
For in-person classes, social distancing and masking is available upon request.
Classes can be private or for groups,
and are held by appointment in my studio or at your location
In My Studio: $75 – no matter how many people
At Your Location – Contact me for a quote
You may pay by cash, check, credit card or PayPal
Many of us feel as though we are working harder than ever, investing a great deal of our time and energy in our work. While dedicating ourselves to our work is a noble cause, we must also be careful to preserve our health and well-being in the meantime.
Loving Hands Yoga and Reiki visits offices and business to help employees and management teams learn how to better approach their work tasks by creating better health of body, mind and spirit. We help our clients maintain energy, peace and balance despite workload demands and interpersonal challenges.
We can help you design an ongoing program, or provide one-time training and special event seminars, depending on your needs. All classes are one hour unless noted otherwise.
Introduction to Yoga
~ Yoga is for EveryBODY
Many people are hesitant to try yoga because they don’t think they can do it “right”. But really, anyone can do yoga! Learn the myriad ways that yoga can be easily and seamlessly adapted for various levels of experience and ability, while still providing exceptional benefit. We will also discuss how yoga helps with strength, flexibility, balance, endurance and relaxation. Participants will also learn the yoga principles of acceptance, non-judgment, and mindfulness; which helps you to achieve peace and healthy patterns of thinking. We will practice simple yoga poses throughout the class. (90-minute class that includes more yoga practice is also available)
Yoga and Posture Classes
~ Morning Wake-Up Yoga
Having trouble getting going in the morning? Looking for a healthier alternative to coffee? Learn a quick and easy routine you can do at home to boost your energy, get your joints and muscles moving, and jump start your day. Even if you are not an experienced yogi, you will be able to do these poses. We will also learn breathing techniques that can be used to energize you during that afternoon slump, or calm you after that challenging meeting.
~ Lunchtime Active Yoga
~ After-Work Relaxation Yoga
~ Coffee Break Stretching
Turn your coffee break into a healthy wake-up for your body and your mind. Learn some quick stretches and simple yoga poses that you can do throughout the day to keep your muscles limber, your joints moving, and your mind clear. It’s a great way to maintain health and reduce stress. We will also learn breathing techniques that can be used to energize you during that afternoon slump, or calm you after that challenging meeting.
~ Posture Made Perfect
We know we are supposed to have “good posture” but we don’t always know how to do it. Learn the guidelines for maintaining good posture while standing, sitting, walking and sleeping. This class will help you correct the not-so-good habits you may have gotten used to. It will also teach you how to internalize what good posture feels like so you can correct those habits on your own. And you’ll learn all the reasons why good posture is so important! (Also available as a one-on-one training)
~ The Benefits of Reiki Energy Healing
Reiki is an ancient form of healing touch therapy that provides physical, mental and emotional healing. Participants will learn how Reiki works, how a session is conducted, what results you can achieve, and how Reiki is being used at several local hospitals and hospice organizations. We will also discuss how you can become “attuned” to be able to give Reiki treatments to yourself and others. Short Reiki sample treatments can be given, depending on the size of the class.
~ Coffee Break Reiki Treatments
Individual 10-15 minute Reiki treatments to help with stress, concentration, and balancing emotions. It can often help employees to gain a more positive outlook about their work, be more tolerant of co-workers, and get through their day with less emotional disruption. Employees can be treated in a chair right at their work stations.
~ Reiki Level 1 Class/Attunement
(6.5 hour class including 30-minute lunch break)
Reiki is an ancient form of gentle touch therapy that provides physical, mental and emotional healing. It is also a helpful tool for relieving stress and supporting clear thinking. Participants will learn how Reiki works, how a session is conducted, and the hand positions that are used. They will then be “attuned” to the Reiki energy, which will enable them to give Reiki to their clients, family members, themselves and their pets. This class is taught in the traditional Usui Reiki method. (Note: Level 2, 3 and Master classes are also available – please inquire)
~ Meditation Made Easy
Meditation helps to quiet the mind and release us from worry and stress. However, the goal of clearing our minds of thoughts can seem impossible to attain. This class teaches easy meditation methods and how to incorporate them into everyday life. Students will learn how, where, when and, most importantly, why to meditate. The relaxation and peace of mind students learn in this class will help them maintain more relaxation and peace in their daily lives. We will practice different types of meditation throughout the class.
~ How to Succeed in Business by Doing the Right Thing
Taking the time to return phone calls, write thank you notes, and show personal support to your clients and co-workers can go a long way toward establishing your good business reputation. Learn how to set yourself apart from the crowd by practicing simple acts of kindness, even if you are busy. We will discuss simple, time-saving tools for doing the right thing, to help increase your business-to-customer and business-to-business satisfaction levels.
~ How to Start and Run a Full or Part-Time Healing Business
Learn how to register your business, find clients, set your fees and policies, write your forms and waivers, get insurance, do your bookkeeping and banking, track your clients, do networking, use business assistance centers, stay in a Manifesting Mindset, and much more. Learn from my many years of experience running a successful Reiki business. This class will save you many hours of research, help you get your business off the ground quickly, and potentially save you from making costly mistakes.
~ Every Day Stress Relief
We are often pulled in many directions, trying to balance our work responsibilities with the rest of our busy lives. This leaves little time or energy to care for ourselves. Learn techniques for staying healthy and balanced amid the pressures of your responsibilities. We will discuss several methods for taking care of ourselves holistically – body, mind and spirit. We will also practice a short meditation technique at the end of class.
~ Stress Relief for Family Caregivers
Family caregivers are often pulled in many directions, trying to care for the special needs of an aging parent or disabled child while at the same time caring for spouses and other children. This leaves little time or energy to care for themselves. Participants will learn techniques to help them stay healthy, peaceful and balanced. We will discuss how to alleviate stress through various holistic health care modalities, breathing techniques, and daily practices that energize and empower. We will learn ways to deal with challenging situations and people, and the important role of healthy eating and proper personal care. We will also practice a quick and easy meditation technique.
~ Stress Relief for Professional Caregivers
Professional caregivers are faced with special challenges that are not normally present in other professions. Caregivers are required to adapt to a range of personalities and behaviors and undergo the pressure of being responsible for their clients’ welfare and safety. Their jobs can be physically and mentally demanding, with added emotional hardships when a client declines or passes away. Participants will learn techniques to help them stay healthy, peaceful and balanced amid their responsibilities. We will discuss how to alleviate stress through various holistic health care modalities, breathing techniques, and daily practices that energize and empower. We will learn ways to deal with challenging situations and people, and the important role of healthy eating and proper personal care. We will also practice a quick and easy meditation technique.
~ Positive Conflict Resolution
Many interpersonal difficulties are caused by clashes in communication styles. Learning how to approach challenging situations with other people in a healthy way can help bridge this gap. We will discuss how to respond instead of react to potentially frustrating words and actions, in order to defuse them and create a more positive outcome. Methods for positive thinking, acceptance, and decision making will be presented. We will also learn how to be conscious of the language that we use to express ourselves, to avoid misunderstandings and conflict.
~ Handling the Stress of Interpersonal Relationships
Most of our family, friends and co-workers bring joy to our lives, but some can bring challenges. Some of these situations are occasional and a little easier to handle, but others are more difficult. Learn tools for dealing with difficult people and the stressful situations they present, including healthy communication, managing expectations, setting boundaries, strengthening your mindset, changing what you can and accepting what you can’t.
~ Making Lemonade from Lemons
Learn how to overcome difficult life challenges such as grief, divorce, health issues, loss of a job, moving, stressful situations and challenging people. We will discuss different methods for coping with these issues through positive thinking, empowering speech, and a gratitude-focused approach to life. Learn how you can be more happy and optimistic, no matter what comes your way!
~ Feng Shui for a Healthy Home and Office
Learn guidelines for creating harmony, balance and healthy energy in your home, apartment and workplace using this ancient Chinese interior decorating technique. Participants will learn how the placement of furniture and accessories can enhance the energy in each room, which in turn has a positive effect on the inhabitants. We will learn how color, shape, and material have an effect on positive energy. And we will also discuss the difference between “yin” and “yang” features, and how to balance them to create a pleasing harmony. (Individualized Feng Shui consultations also available, please contact us).
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