Our Virtual Services
We hope that you will join us for our Virtual Services! Try something new for your mind, body and soul this month.
All services are provided at no cost to you, and are held via the Zoom app.
Below are descriptions of all of our virtual offerings. To view our virtual calendar, including dates, times and practitioners for each session, please click here.
To register for our Virtual Services Program, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our certified practitioners provide an opportunity for guests to focus upon a sound, object, the breath, movement, or attention itself in order to reduce stress, promote relaxation and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.
CHAKRA BALANCING MEDITATION
In this session, you will learn specific practices to balance the seven chakras with: mindfulness meditation, conscious breathing (pranayama), energy techniques, primordial sounds (mantras) and hand gestures (mudras).
Expressive Writing uses the act of writing and processing the written word to link feelings to events. Expressive Writing provides a safe and cathartic experience and reduces stress. Writing in this form helps gradually ease feelings of emotional trauma.
COOKING WITH CHEF CATHY
Chef Cathy will share a Mary’s Place by the Sea recipe and walk you through how to make the meal at home. Her recipes are plant-based and include ingredients that nourish the body and soul.
Our yoga sessions are structured around rejuvenating and healing the body. Sessions focus on stretching all areas of the body, while releasing stress and tension from joints and muscles. Various breathing techniques and guided imagery may be used to increase relaxation. All guests are invited to attend and modifications are offered to meet the comfort level of those practicing.
What is mindfulness meditation? Explore the foundations of mindfulness meditation. Practice mindfulness of the breath, body, emotions, self-compassion and loving-kindness. Open to those who are beginning or experienced in meditation.
Reflexology is a modality of massage used to relieve tension and promote wellness based on the theory that there are reflex points on the feet, hands and head linked to every part of the body. Reflexology has been found to promote healing and relieve stress. In this session, you will learn the foundations of Reflexology and some at-home massage techniques.
This gentle form of yoga is practiced while seated in a chair or using a chair for stability during standing poses. Sessions focus on improving balance, relieving stress, and increasing flexibility, circulation, and strength. All guests are invited to attend and modifications are offered to meet the comfort level of those practicing.
Soul Space is a 60-minute session dedicated to reflection, non-denominational prayer and conversation focusing on spirituality and the Divine. This will be a space of grace and calm where together we can connect with our souls, listen to our inner guidance and create deeper meaning within our own healing journeys.
CHRISTIAN PRAYER SUPPORT
Mary’s Place by the Sea offers Christian prayer as a spiritual activity to reduce emotional stress and worry.
The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer. The repetition in the Rosary is meant to lead one into restful and contemplative prayer related to each Mystery. The gentle repetition of the words helps us to enter into the silence of our hearts, where Christ's spirit dwells.
WRITING TO HEAL
Writing can heal. Learn to use writing to confront the pain, fear, trauma, and strife in your life and claim your unique voice. The workshop includes creative writing prompts and will discuss the basic elements of every narrative. Be prepared to write.
Provides a gentle, noninvasive, therapy that is deeply relaxing. Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method that treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit. Beneficial effects include relaxation, balance, and feelings of peace and well-being.
Join our Health Coach Laurie to learn health tips and nutritional information to help you navigate your cancer journey. Topics discussed will include tips to help you manage side effects from chemotherapy.
In this 45-minute session, you will lie down or sit comfortably. After a brief guided meditation, you will experience relaxing Reiki energy that will reach you where you are for your highest good. Reiki provides a gentle, noninvasive, therapy that is deeply relaxing. It is a simple, natural and safe method that treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit. Beneficial effects include relaxation, balance, and feelings of peace and well-being.
A gentle but powerful technique that focuses and directs the imagination to produce calm and peaceful images in the mind, which helps to create harmony between the mind and body. Guided imagery involves all the senses, the entire body and emotions. This practice allows our guests to tap into their inner strength to cope with everyday stress.
This gentle form of yoga promotes physical and mental relaxation. It is practiced at a slow pace and focuses on long holds while incorporating breathing and pranayama techniques. Please bring a large towel or blanket to class.
SOUL SPACE PRAYER AND CANDLE LIGHTING
We will create a space for Divine support during this 30-minute prayer and candle lighting ceremony. Participants have the option to bring their own prayer to the session to recite, or submit a prayer in advance for our Practitioner to recite.