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August 8, 2017

News from Holistic Connections: Healing Touch Worldwide Foundation Announces a $25,000 Grant for Healing Touch Research

    This funding opportunity is open to public and private organizations to determine the efficacy of Healing Touch Level 3 techniques. In 1997, HTWF was originated by Janet Mentgen, […]
August 7, 2017

Health Tip of the Week: Summer abundance

I love this time of year with all the fresh local produce. This article from Make It Better magazine caught my eye. I plan to enjoy a couple new recipes this […]
August 1, 2017

Shamanism and Summertime Are a Perfect Fit

During the summer months, we are surrounded by so much abundance in the natural world. What a great time to harness that energy in a way that mindfully supports our […]
July 26, 2017

A Look Inside My Shamanic Toolbox

The main goal of any energy medicine modality, including Healing Touch, is to help people find relief from illness, pain, and stress by clearing blocked energy and balancing energy. Clients […]
July 20, 2017

Icaros: Songs of Healing

“For the Shipibo, the Universe is made of song and everything in it has a pattern that can be sung.” (From the documentary “Woven Songs of the Amazon,” produced and […]
July 13, 2017

What Are People Seeking With Shamanic Healing?

One of my favorite things about my shamanic healing clinic is that it’s attended by people of all ages, races, and genders. I love the diversity of my clientele, knowing […]
July 5, 2017

Sing, Rattle, and Drum: What to Expect With Shamanic Healing

Many people experience anxiety or trepidation when they embark on a new approach to healing. My client Craig admitted to many fears when we began working together. He worried about […]
June 27, 2017

A Powerful Practice to Begin Your Summer Days

I love summer because it allows me to joyfully take my morning practice outside. Standing barefoot on the cool, dewy ground with my face to the sun, I extend my […]
June 22, 2017

3 Ways to Embody The Power of The Sun This Summer

This week marked the summer solstice, bringing us sunny skies, longer days, and a wonderful sense of freedom and play. As we officially step into the season, it’s a great […]
June 15, 2017

How Your Words and Actions Point The Way To Your Power

Ever hear yourself saying these words? I need to gather my energy. I need to be more balanced. I want to feel calm and centered. This is exactly what Yolande […]
June 7, 2017

Relax! Your Body Knows How to Heal

For the past several weeks, I have been writing about pain, including a variety of methods for pain relief , the connection between trauma and physical pain, and the research that […]
June 1, 2017

Skeptical About Energy Healing? Check Out the Research

David was thoroughly discouraged when he came to see me. He suffered from chronic pain in his neck, shoulders, and hips, and had already invested a lot of time and […]
May 23, 2017

Connecting the Dots Between Physical and Emotional Pain

May is Mental Health Awareness month, a fitting time to take a deeper look at how emotional and mental distress can play a part in chronic pain. Earlier this month […]
May 9, 2017

Healing Touch Addresses Chronic Pain Without Medication

Imagine picking up a one-pound rock and holding it in your hand with your arm extended. Easy, right? Keep holding it…keep holding it…and it won’t take long before your arm […]
April 25, 2017

3 Ideas for Enhancing Your Creativity

When we try to think of ways to improve the quality of our health and well being, we usually think about things like diet, exercise, adequate sleep, and supportive relationships. […]
April 12, 2017

The Energetics of Creativity

Did you take my quiz in last week’s newsletter? I asked: How Well Do You Know Your Creative Energy? When you experience a burst of creativity, where do you feel […]
April 8, 2017

Health Tip for the Week: Try "Walking Meditation"

A lot of people are exploring the benefits of meditation, but I often hear the concern: “I can’t meditate. It is too hard to sit still!” For those of you […]
April 6, 2017

A Creative Look at Creativity

There’s an energy that is the driving force behind your creativity. Have you ever thought about how that shows up for you? With “Creativity” being the theme for April, I […]
March 31, 2017

The Creative Power of Healing Touch

Is Healing Touch more of an art or a science? I’m often asked this and my response is that it’s a wonderful mix of both. We may not be able […]
March 26, 2017

Health Tip of the Week: Find Humor and Pass It On

A sense of humor goes a long way towards lifting our spirits, raising our energy, and supporting good health. Each day this week, find one thing (or more!) that makes […]