Join one of our resident back pain acupuncture experts, Gabrielle Geib, L.Ac. as she shares holistic DIY tips to not only help relieve your back pain, but also help you identify the root cause of your pain.
With Laurie Elder, Reiki Master Teacher
Join Laurie for an evening talk about the basics of Reiki and receive an optional mini Reiki session. She will touch on these questions and any questions you bring:
• What is a Reiki session like?
• What are the long and short term benefits of receiving a session?
• How is Reiki integrated into mainstream healthcare?
• Who can learn to practice Reiki?
• How do you choose a Reiki practitioner or teacher?
This is a free talk. Please RSVP to hold your space!
Everyone present will receive a 20% off coupon toward their first Reiki session with Laurie.
With Laurie Elder, Reiki Master
This, in-depth, 36 hour certification is devoted to teaching the basic information about Reiki, the history, and the hand positions for treating yourself, your kiddos, your pets, and others.
You will receive the 4 Reiki Level One attunements. Class includes a clinical portion where you will have the opportunity to practice with other students and members of the Village Wellness community.
By the end of this certification you will feel comfortable giving a full reiki session to your friends, family, animals, and plants.
Tuition: $500 or $450 each with a friend . Reiki One Manual Included.
Time: Class meets once a week for 12 weeks, 3 hrs per session.
12 Fridays October-January 3rd: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm* (*no class 11/29 or 12/27 )
Though we don’t recommend missing any classes, the first 5 classes are mandatory.
We strongly recommend spending 20-60 minutes per day of self practice at home through the duration of the course.
RSVP: Please reserve your spot as space is limited.
Client and Student Reviews
"Over the past 10 years Laurie has been a teacher/guide and a go to for session and attunements. Laurie's hands are warm and her intention is pure. Laurie's sessions and attunments are pure Reiki love! - Vicki
"I loved the small and intimate classroom setting. Laurie's teaching was great! She was thorough, kind and patient. Great teacher." Robbie Jones, Reiki Student
"Laurie is an amazing teacher. She was always upbeat and joyful while teaching. She always listened to us when we had our unique experiences but also gave us great guidance so there was always a comfortable space." Robbie Jones, Reiki Student
"Laurie is amazing! I loved how she'd answer all questions throughly. She was able to keep class fun, as well as keep us on track with the lessons. It became a day I would look forward to each week." Angela Metcalfe, Reiki Student
"Laurie's teaching is straight from the heart and therefore totally Spirit, her demeanor so sweet, welcoming and comfortable ~ incredibly POWERFUL beneath all that sweet, gentle, lovingness" - Tesa Idell, Reiki Level Two Student
Join us for a 21 Day cleanse to improve your overall health and maybe even change your life!!!
We created our Restore Cleanse with 1 rule to experience a healthier body, sharper mind, and restored spirit.
Our cleanse rule is simple: EAT REAL FOOD. We will give our body a break from from eating sugar, dairy, gluten, soy, peanuts, coffee and alcohol. We will only eat real foods and avoid anything packaged.
This cleanse helps to promote:
healthy weight loss
reduction in bloating,
reduction in headaches
relief of joint pain.
The 3 week Village Wellness cleanse includes:
4 Weekly cheerleading & teaching sessions facilitated by Ellen Freudberg, Wellness Coach
Awesome cleanse guide and yummy recipes
$5 off open acupuncture sessions during the cleanse
After the Cleanse you will have access to our monthly ‘Eat To Live!’ support group
How it works
We will be eating just real, non-processed food for 21 days, starting Monday October 7th and ending October 26th
We will meet every week as a group on Saturdays from 10-11 :30am ( October 5th - intro and prep-, 12th, 19th, & 26th,). These groups will bring not only nutritional education but also group support and cheerleading) We are going to have fun!
You will also have the opportunity to receive weekly open acupuncture to assist you in feeling your best!
Cost: $40 or $35 each with a friend or when you pre-pay online!
If you would like to join us please RSVP below and if you have questions give us a ring at (610) 203-3747
Village Wellness Talks
Free Lecture Series
Come learn from the best Holistic Health Care Providers in the Philadelphia area.
What is Shamanism?
Introduction to the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition with Amy Mermaid Isakov
Join Amy Mermaid Isakov, Sanctioned Shamanic Teacher for a FREE intro to the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of cross cultural shamanism for personal and planetary renewal.
You will have the opportunity to learn about an ancient system for healing ourselves and the planet in this 1 hour talk and Q&A about our upcoming year long apprenticeship program.
Everyone is welcome. Beginners are encouraged to attend!
LOCATION: Village Wellness. 6 Waterloo Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312
RSVP: Though this talk is free, space is limited, please reserve your space below.
Kindly give us 24 hours notice if you are unable to attend. Thanks!
with Amy Mermaid Isakov
Sanctioned Shamanic Teacher in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition
Cross-Cultural Shamanic Arts for Personal and Planetary Renewal
You are invited on a sacred journey. . .
Shamanic Apprenticeship 2019-2020
Valley Forge Mountain
This five part initiation into the living heart and ancestral soul of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition is intended to awaken in every participant who completes the program, a remembrance of their incarnational purpose as luminous strands of the Great Web of Life in service to the Seven Generations.
The apprenticeship is made up of:
5 in-person weekend retreats,
6 virtual mesa sessions for practice, sharing, and Q&A.
Through the apprenticeship:
you will receive personal healing
be guided in the use of time-honored Peruvian shamanic rituals, healing methods, and ceremony
learn how to create your own Mesa, a sacred altar for self-exploration, empowerment, and transformation,
cultivate your relationship with the unseen world by discovering your personal guide(s) who will help you “re-member” on your new path of expanding possibilities.
You will leave this apprenticeship with powerful healing tools that you can use for your own soul’s growth and to help your friends, family, pets, mama earth, your clients, or patients.
No experience in healing work or shamanism is necessary and beginners are encouraged to apply.
Retreat Weekend Schedule:
Friday night: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM- NOON
Held at a Private Residence
(Address available upon registration)
on Valley Forge Mountain
Phoenixville, PA 19460
A Call to Heal: Releasing the Past
November. 1st-3rd , 2019
A Balance of Power: Transforming the Present
January 24th-26th, 2020
The Condor’s Quest: Creating the Future
April 17-19, 2020
The Hummingbird’s Ascent: Living the Mystery
July 17th-19th, 2020
The Shamanic Self: Serving the Earth
October 16th-18th, 2020
We have limited the apprenticeship this year to only 12 people (9 spaces are currently available). We ask that you prepay when registering at the Button Below. No refunds will be given except for emergencies situations.
Pricing below is for the full 5 Part Apprenticeship
Option 1: Full payment of $1,620 due October 1st, 2019
***we do have an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT of $1500 if you are registered by September 1st, 2019 - use the code: CONDOR at check out)
Option 2: First Class and then Pay as you go
via check, cash or with each payment due one month prior to each scheduled weekend.
$420/weekend for total 5 weekend series.
***we do have an EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT of $320/weekend - if you are registered by September 1st, 2019 - use the code: HUMMINGBIRD at check out)
For Questions: Contact Amy at (443) 955-2211 or email
About Amy Mermaid Isakov,
Sanctioned Teacher of the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition
Amy Mermaid Isakov is a tech savvy and innovative dreamer passionate about connection, spirituality, music, ritual arts, and how the Divine can manifest in all its forms. Having left the traditional education path, she has studied in-depth with shamans, bodyworkers, evolutionary thought leaders, and green builders since 2001. She is a Pachakuti Mesa carrier, writer, teacher, singer, and mother — among other things.