Reflexology is a therapeutic modality involving application of pressure to the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work effects a physical change to the body. This controlled pressure alleviates the source of the discomfort and pain. Relexology promotes healing by stimulating the nerves in the body and encouraging the flow of blood.
Conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic bowel syndromes, tension headaches, menstrual disorders, arthritis, insomnia, hormonal imbalances, neck and back pain, and stress-related issues that can be treated with Reflexology.
In the absence of any particular malady or abnormality, reflexology may be as effective for promoting good health and for preventing illness as it may be for relieving symptoms of stress, injury, and illness.
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- Colleen E. Dumas, LMT
Coaching and Counseling: Torin Lee
Life Coaching is a designed alliance between coach and client where the coaching relationship continually gives all the power back to you, the client. We believe that you know the answers to every question or challenge you may have in your life, even if those answers appear to be obscured, concealed or hidden inside. This type of coaching is profoundly different from consulting, mentoring, advice, therapy, or counseling. The coaching process addresses specific personal projects, business successes, general conditions and transitions in the client’s personal life, relationships or profession by examining what is going on right now, discovering what your obstacles or challenges might be, and choosing a course of action to make your life be what you want it to be.
Pastoral Counseling provides individual, couple, and family counseling. A Pastoral Counselor has experience and training to help in evaluating needs and goals and gaining awareness and skills to handle changes and challenges in life. Likewise, a Pastoral Counselor can help clients reflect on their lives from a spiritual perspective and draw on their own faith as the clients choose.
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Pastoral Counselor, Personal and Professional Life Coach, Reiki Master & Motivational Speaker
Torin Lee is passionate about helping people navigate through life’s transitions! Embracing a holistic approach, Torin considers all aspects of a person (mind-body-spirit) in her practice. Using both her coaching and energy healing skills, Torin successfully empowers, inspires, and motivates others to “know and grow their own personal power” to affect positive change in themselves and their environment.
Torin holds undergraduate degrees in political science and sociology, and has studied psychology, coaching, leadership, sex therapy, organizational development and training. Torin is a certified Reiki Master, the highest level of Reiki, the ancient art of healing. Reiki Masters have the most profound intuitive perception.
Certified as a pastoral counselor and life coach, Torin brings more than 20 years of coaching, communication, training, and business experience to her practice. Torin has assisted diversified clientele including teenagers, women, couples, families and business leaders in motivating and inspiring them to create a passion-filled life.
Trained by Nancy Shanteau, founder of The Folkloom School and Skills for Change Coaching Program, Torin blends these highly-successful principles in her coaching practice. Skills for Change Coaches practice systemic power analysis and embodied practices, the creative, dynamic forces of Energy Awareness, Creativity and Writing Coaching, as well as Bodywork and couples, family, and group Mediation, Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution. Torin abides by the IFC(??) Code of Ethics.
Captivating her audiences, Torin uses humor and vivid storytelling to relate personal experiences of over-coming some of life’s most difficult challenges. She uses her expertise and “fearless” tactics to transform a serious issue into a visual feast and enlightening experience. Audiences walk away with a new perspective on how they can achieve a balanced and abundant life. Torin would be excited to engage, educate and entertain at your next event. Sample topics may include: Communication, Creative Change, Innovation, Personal Growth, Surviving a Crisis (death, divorce, illness).
Reiki and Energy Healing: Melanie VanOstrand
Reiki is a form of therapy that uses simple hands-on and visualization techniques to improve the flow of life energy in a person. Reiki (pronounced ray-key) means “universal life energy” in Japanese, and Reiki practitioners are trained to detect and alleviate problems of energy flow on the physical, emotional, and spiritual level.
Reiki may assist with reducing stress, stimulating the immune system, increasing energy, and relieving the pain and symptoms of health conditions. Reiki is a gentle and safe technique, and has been used successfully in hospitals. It has been found to be very calming and reassuring for those suffering from physical and emotional ailments. Reiki is beneficial to any person seeking better balance within themselves. Clients remain fully clothed during energy healing sessions and typically find the experience to be extremely relaxing.
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Energy Healing, Medical Intuition, Shamanic Guidance, Usui Reiki Master
Melanie VanOstrand is a gifted spiritual messenger and healer. Melanie uses her natural gifts as an empath to bring her clients healing and guidance from the spirit world. Her love of nature, animals, and all living things fuels her passion for bringing balance to herself, others, and the Earth. Melanie holds certification as a Reiki Master/Teacher in the Usui Method of Natural Healing, trance healing, Medical Intuition through the Psyche Institute of Higher Learning, and she is a Celtic Reiki: Sacred Tree Medicine Master through Jane Burns, OM/Shamanic Practitioner and Teacher. In addition to her many certifications,
Melanie offers home and space clearings, angel card and spiritual readings, Shamanic Journeying Instruction, and energy work for animals of all kinds, especially horses.
A healing session with Melanie will be guided by her powerful spirit allies and may include sacred smoke, tree medicine, energetic balancing and extraction, singing bowls, plant and tree essences, light therapy, drumming, and rattling. With 17 years as a public school
teacher, Melanie has a special gift working with children and welcomes all ages for energy healing. Melanie has devoted her life to walking the shamanic path and is a dedicated student of Celtic and core shamanism, believing that we never stop learning and growing. She is blessed to share her life with amazing friends, family, clients, her partner Jake and their beloved dogs Finnius and Fiona, and her amazing Connemara Pony, Story. Melanie is the owner of Sea in the Sky, LLC, a healing practice bringing balance and well-being to people and animals.
“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
Sound Therapy is an alternative healing modality which utilizes the vibrational aspects of sound and music in the healing of the subtle energy body. It can be performed alone or in conjunction with guided meditation, aromatherapy, massage, reiki or acupuncture.
Drums, singing bowls, bells, gongs and the human voice are commonly used to move subtle energies in the body. Tuning forks are the most contemporary tool used in sound healing sessions today. These tools allow for direct application onto acupressure points for the relief of speciﬁc pains or muscular tensions.
Sound therapy is an eﬀective adjunct in the healing of anxiety, depression, insomnia, musculoskeletal pain and tinnitus to name a few. It should not be viewed as treatment, and serious medical conditions should be referred to a primary care physician.
Oneida Holistic Health Center hosts regular group Sound Bath Meditation events. Please refer to our “Register for a Class” page on the Main Menu to sign up for this truly unique healing experience.
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Note: We provide insurance reimbursement assistance, and are considered out-of-network providers for most insurances. Your reimbursement rates will vary depending on your insurance coverage. Payment is due at the time of service.