Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine
This gentle yet powerful therapy works with your body's reservoir of electromagnetic and other subtle energies to increase your vitality and to enhance your health and state of mind. It is both a complement to other approaches to medical care and a complete system for self-care and self-help. It can engage your natural healing forces to help promote high level wellness and peak performance. It is also preventive; by recognizing energy disruptions early, the energy problem can be corrected rather than allowed to progress until physical illness manifests.
Energy medicine is a new field with ancient roots. Interwoven in energy balancing sessions are principles from disciplines such as Acupuncture (no needles), Yoga, and Qi Gong. The practitioner works with major energy systems including the Aura, Chakras, Meridians, Strange flows, and the Five Rhythms. The flow of these energies of yours is influenced by tapping or connecting specific energy points on the skin; by tracing or swirling the hand over the skin along specific energy pathways; and through exercises or postures designed for specific energetic effects.
In the Initial Energy Assessment, as in Follow-up assessments and balancing, you and your Donna Eden- trained practitioner will discover those energy systems which may be weak, disturbed, or out of balance. During the very first session, your therapist will work to make corrections to the flow and harmony as well as teach you self-help methods to maintain this balance at home.
Other Eden Energy sessions available include these 1-hour sessions: Chakra testing, clearing, and balancing; Meridian flow testing and balancing; and Relaxation/stress release.
Also available is the half-hour Energy Express.
You can use energy medicine to help treat illness and relieve pain, stimulate immune function, release stress, improve memory, enhance digestion, and cope with electromagnetic pollution.
Dream Counseling and Integration
Dreams give us so much -- and what do they ask of us in return? Only these three things: that we remember them (at least parts of some of them!); that we learn how to understand their language; that we devote time to recording and working with our dreams.
In a Dream Counseling and Integration session, you will learn a powerful method to clarify your understanding of dream images so that you can utilize their guidance every day. A session with Dr. Joy Bloom provides a compassionate, confidential setting within which to explore one or more of your dreams as well as related areas of concern. She will help you recognize the messages revealed in your dreams which point the way to:
- Transforming your relationships.
- Understanding your subconscious patterns.
- Healing your body.
- Living your authentic soul purpose.
Your Dream Counseling and Integration 1 hour Session includes an audio cd (if desired) and Dr. Bloom’s handout with Dream Interpretation and Integration steps and suggested reading list.
Dream Consultation is available by phone, too! Reserve your session time with Dr. Bloom by calling the spa, or by scheduling online. The handout with Dream Interpretation and Integration steps and suggested reading list can be mailed or e-mailed to you.
Inner Sound Therapy
The medium by which sound heals in relation to the body and its systems is the principle described in physics as sympathetic resonance. “Resonance” is the natural undampened frequency of any system whether you’re talking about the human body or a musical instrument The human body can incorporate, and in fact needs to move within, its natural frequency to attain and maintain a state of harmony and health.
Music creates the vibration to resonate the body. In healing sounds and music there must be vibrations which are equal to the natural frequencies of the body - neither higher nor lower will have a healing effect.
A healthy body resonates at its maximum potential because the symphony of its parts are in harmony. Emotional blockages and traumas are stored in the connective tissue of the body in the form of cell memory. These blockages are stored in such as way that they dampen the body’s natural resonating frequency.
Just as a violin string will come to life when the identical note is struck on a piano, the body’s symphony will come alive when its music is played. With Inner Sound Therapy, one tuning fork of pure sound (not harmonics) is placed at one ear then a second at the other to create the figure eight of energy, sometimes referenced in the Edgar Cayce information, throughout the body. The following wave of thirteen pure tones creates a spiral ascending through the body, then followed by a descending spiral to achieve balance. Physical and energetic pathways throughout the body are affected: connective tissue, acupuncture meridians, cerebrospinal fluid, and the nervous system. One may experience an overall sense of relaxation, as though tension has been unwound. Those of the fifty motifs specific to the individual's needed healing on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels are addressed.
Your practitioner, Theresa, trained at Inner Sounds International School of Sound Therapy with Arden and Jack Wilken, the school founders. She has provided Inner Sound Therapy as a deep healing technique for over 7 years.
Reiki is a Japanese word meaning "universal life energy". The gentle, but effective treatment is administered by the hands being lightly placed on the client's clothed body. The healing energy is subtle and non-invasive and helps stimulate the client's own inner energy flow. Its beneficial effects include reduction of stress, release of pain or discomfort, relaxation, and awareness.
Breathwork: Conscious Breathing
Our Breathwork sessions emphasize the ancient yogic practice of “conscious breathing” as a means to restore physical, emotional, and spiritual balance. Rather than advocating breath control techniques, this approach aims at rediscovering the natural flow of the breath and liberating it from the tension stress can impose.
Modern scientific research into the respiratory process reveals that there is a well-defined correspondence between our breathing patterns and how we are feeling, physically and emotionally. In practice, we can alter an emotional state as well as effect physiological changes in the body by consciously adopting specific modes of breathing!
Experience Breathwork to help you recognize and transform unhealthy breathing habits; learn to breathe deeply and completely; improve your emotional and physical health; create and preserve personal balance; and enhance spiritual attunement.
Spiritual Life Counseling
Dr. Pamela Bro is fluent in many spiritual paths and traditions, especially Christianity (she has held a post at Yale University and started her own Christ-based interfaith community in Va. Beach) and Judaism. She has studied mindfulness training with renowned Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, and has worked with Native American spirituality and mysticism, including over 50 years with the Cayce concepts of spiritual growth and healing. She will help you turn your spiritual crises into opportunities by offering you concrete and specific tools to:
- Identify the main issues in your life, by exploring your past lives or using Medicine cards;
- Clarify your options and resources with Guided Visualization;
- Learn coping strategies such as deep breathing and journaling;
- And create a ritual tailored just to you to empower you through your challenging time.
Dr. Bro’s very first client in the Spa had this to say of her session: "Dr. Bro was able to quickly take me to my place of bubbling turbulence within and gently guide me through it. She was very supportive and gave me excellent tools to bring me to center within. She offers, as Dr. Phil says, 'a safe place to fall.' "
Found by many clients to be particularly effective in recovering from trauma, this therapy is based on the ancient healing method of laying-on-of-hands. Therapeutic Touch (TT) works with the bioenergetics/electromagnetic field that surrounds the human body.
Movement of the practitioner's hands through another's field in a particular way helps to balance the energy and thus facilitate a healing response within the client, who is either seated in a chair or lying clothed on a massage table.