Energy Therapies

Beyond Cancer: Finding Spirit

September 9, 2017

Join us for a day of well-being and healing at our 3rd annual Beyond Cancer event. The theme of this year's event is Finding Spirit. It is a special day focused on finding spirit and reclaiming your life after cancer treatment is over. Survivors, friends, family, caregivers, and the Tucson community are all invited to discover a wide variety of resources, therapies and activities that promote healthy living and long-term wellbeing. Enjoy a keynote presentation from Miguel Flores Jr., LISAC, CSOTS, CEO/President of Holistic Wellness Counseling and Consultant Services.

Growing body of evidence supports use of mind-body therapies in breast cancer treatment

In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center with an interdisciplinary team of colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and other institutions in the U.S. and Canada, analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients with breast cancer.

Reflexology with Carol--University of Arizona Cancer Center North

Reflexology is similar to acupressure using points on the hands and feet, sometimes ears and face that correspond to other areas of the body.Touch Therapies are $40 for a 50-minute treatment session. By appointment only. Scholarships for reduced rate are available for pre-qualified patients; ask for applications forms from U of A Cancer Center and/or Hope Has a Name at the Volunteer Desk. Cash or checks accepted only (and no bills greater than $50).

IONS Energy Circle--Desert Reiki Connection

This Energy Circle is open to all forms of energy work: Reiki, Healing Touch, Johrei, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Deeksha and more. The evening includes a guided meditation to the sound of a crystal singing bowl, 2 rounds of 20 minute sessions of energy work in chairs in which one can give and/or receive, group healings for the planet and those in need and a networking opportunity. This is an opportunity for new participants or those whom have been exploring and working with Energy healing for some time.

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