Wellness services are performed upstairs at Cedars.
The word Reiki (Ray-key) comes from the Japanese word Rei- meaning “Universal Life “ and “Ki”- meaning energy. Through scientific studies in Quantum Physics, energy healing has become a mainstream form of holistic healing.
Reiki is often described as “ meditation done with the hands”. It is the Universal Life Energy that is in all things. Channeling the Life Form Energy helps to shift the body into balance on an emotional, physical and/or Spiritual level. Gentle hand placement over the 7 Chakras, legs and feet by the Practitioner assists the person in finding relaxation, to begin to address emotional issues or assist in removing blocked energy channels. Reiki energy is cumulative with each session assisting the body to homeostasis.
Reiki sessions last 50-60 minutes in a gentle and comforting environment.
single session: $65
4 week package: $250
Acupuncture treatments are offered for infants, children, teens, adults & elders. Five Element style acupuncture is based on the laws of nature and the energy of each season which supports the whole person’s wellbeing. The treatments help balance your nervous system and brain waves to enhance your body’s natural ability to heal itself and function properly. You can use acupuncture to get well and to maintain wellness in your everyday life. Treatments are catered towards each unique individual.
Acupuncture provides great support for anyone who is experiencing an acute or chronic ailment. You can bring your child for treatment at the first signs of a cold or illness, and when it lingers on preventing full recovery. The treatments help you heal your body naturally without depleting the body and without unwanted side effects.
Acupuncture for Fertility
Bringing a human into the world is an amazing, miraculous, humbling, challenging, exciting, and emotional process. And each family’s experience of this time is totally unique. Acupuncture is completely appropriate and very helpful to support women who are undergoing conventional fertility treatment.
Acupuncture is a wonderful, safe, and effective treatment to help you through the entire pregnancy and birth process. It helps to bring ease into your body, and to deal with sleep issues, morning sickness, back pain, sciatica, preventing miscarriage, postpartum depression, and more. Acupuncture can even help turn a breach baby! And it is a great way to support you through the entire birth process into parenthood.
And you don’t have to be sick to benefit from acupuncture. Receiving regular acupuncture treatments enhances your immune system so you can keep feeling well.
acupuncture initial treatment: $125
acupuncture follow ups: $90
Myofascial Release Technique & Neuromuscular Therapy allow tight, overused muscles to lengthen, loosen and become more relaxed.
Specifically designed for athletes of all levels. Stretching, muscles energy techniques, and deep work are used to reduce injuries and promote flexibility while enhancing athletic performance and recovery time.
Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage– to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and simply make you feel great– but is tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies. Massage during pregnancy may reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and join pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.
half hour massage: $45
one hour massage: $80
one and one half hour massage: $110
Meet Our Therapists
Rachel Kriger is grateful to be of service in the world through her interactions with clients in the treatment room. She graduated with a Master’s in Acupuncture from the Tai Sophia Institute in Maryland and was licensed as an acupuncturist in 2009.
Rachel loves acupuncture because it is a safe and effective healing modality that can be useful for anyone. Physical pain, stuck emotions, and over-thinking are some examples of what happens when life’s movement is thwarted. On the most basic level, acupuncture helps a person increase awareness, enhance movement, and relax.
Acupuncture can help you improve your symptoms whether they manifest in your body, mind, emotions, or spirit. They are all connected. You are like a garden, interacting with its surroundings and the seasons. Together we discover the best practices to tend your “garden” and learn from your unique body’s wisdom so you can maintain wellness and thrive!
Rachel offers a calm healing presence, support and encouragement to guide you safely through a transformative process. She hopes that the benefits you receive in the treatment room will ripple throughout your life and outwards to everyone you know.
To learn more about Rachel’s specialized Acupuncture for Kids (and their grown ups), please visit www.pointsofreturnacupuncture.com
Cara B. Drescher
Cara is a 2002 graduate of National Massage Therapy Institute. She is both Nationally Certified and PA Licensed in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Cara’s experience includes work in hospitals, chiropractic offices, wellness centers and day spas in the Philadelphia metro area. With advanced training in perinatal massage (conception through postpartum), trigger point work, sports massage, Ayurvedic massage, Reiki and more, she offers a variety of techniques to create a unique session for each client. For more information about Cara and her massage therapy practice please visit www.carabdesignstudio.com.
Kim Shipman is a Reiki Master Practitioner/ Teacher of the Usai Lineage and a Shamanic Reiki Master Practitioner. In addition to giving Reiki sessions, Kim also teaches Reiki Levels 1 and 2 at The Cedars House in early Summer and Autumn.
Kim is best reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org