A Healing Circle Event w/ Guest Frans Stiene

Join us for a very special evening Reiki Healing Circle with guest Reiki Master- Frans Stiene.

When we meet in Circle, it is with the intention to hold everyone in a sacred space with the purpose of nurturing ourselves as part of a healthier humanity. Reiki shared increases compassion for oneself and others and supports a shift from surviving to thriving. Reiki is a subtle healing practice that supports body, mind, and spirit, prompts an overall calming, balancing, and healing response that enhances health and well-being. Reiki practitioners will be providing an abbreviated Reiki Treatment for all participants.

Dates & Time: Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Presenters: Beryl Hay with Guest Frans Stiene and Organizer Andrea Kartika Deierlein

Fee: $20


About the Presenters

Beryl Hay, Reiki Master Teacher, began her career at IBM, and transitioned to the nonprofit area. She transformed herself into the holistic world through independent study courses, continuing education credits and has studied with several Traditional Reiki Master Teachers.

Frans Stiene, is a co-founder of the International House of Reiki , is also the author of The Inner Heart of Reiki and Reiki Insights. Frans is a senior teacher, Reiki Master, for the International House of Reiki. Apart from teaching all three levels of the system of Reiki and specialized classes, he offers limited one-on-one training sessions for students and one hour Reiki treatments on his teaching tours.


Soulful Women’s Retreat

The Soulful women’s retreat will feature quiet time in nature and play time in the pool overlooking the Hudson. Come sit “in the circle” and remember how to feed your soul. There will be both group and self-guided exercises to help you get in touch with your heart’s desire.  Candlelight labyrinth walks will follow the Hudson River sunsets. In addition, enjoy sound healing, reiki and many reasons to smile. The Soulful Women’s Retreat is an experience you will always treasure.

Dates & Time: Fri., Aug. 21 at 5pm through Sun., Aug. 23 at 1pm

Presenter: Kacey Morabito Grean

Fee: $275 (all inclusive)


About the Presenter: 

Kacey Morabito Grean is host of the popular podcast “Shine On”, retreat leader, inspirational speaker, and advanced reiki practitioner. In her weekly podcast, reminding you “You are a miraculous creature capable of great things” is at the heart of all she does.


An Introduction to Meditative Art Journaling

Join us for an introduction to Meditative Art Journaling as a creative way to find out more of what we’re about. Using image and words allows time for introspection, self-discovery, and self-awareness. The process sparks creativity and pushes us past artistic perfection.

During this workshop, we’ll be introduced to various ways to start and keep an art journal along our personal journeys and in community with others. Then we’ll listen to meditative music, gather images tho collage, and write to what we’ve assembled on the page. sharing is optional.

Please bring a magazine,  *unlined notebook, scissors, glue stick, and a favorite pen to class. Additional art supplies will be available. No experience with art is needed, just the willingness to let creativity be your guide.

*See below for notebook best suited to purchase for workshop available through Amazon, at Michael’s, and most craft stores for under $10.

Canson XL Series Mix Media Paper Pad, Heavyweight, Fine Texture, Heavy Sizing for Wet and Dry Media, Side Wire Bound, 98 Pound, 7 x 10 Inch, 60 Sheets, # 100510926

In addition, please note Meditative Art Journaling at Mariandale will be offered as a 3-part series on Wednesdays, May 13, 20, and 27, from 1-3pm. In the series, we’ll focus and explore different themes each week.

Date & Time: Saturday, May 9, 2020, 11am to 3pm

Presenter: Karen Rippstein, CPT

Fee: $50


About the Presenter: 

Karen Rippstein is a Certified Poetry Therapist, poet, and creative writing teacher. she teaches writing programs at colleges, senior centers, spirituality centers, libraries, and inter-generational programs at area schools. An ongoing recipient of Poets and Writers, Inc. grants and a member of the Poetry Caravan. Karen’s work has been published in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Labyrinth: Symbol of the Spiritual Life Journey

Spend a delightful day learning about the origin, meaning and purpose of the Labyrinth as well as the reason for its recent revival as a special type of meditation walk. Experience peace, healing and/or renewed energy by prayerfully pacing the sacred path of Mariandale’s labyrinth, creating a finger labyrinth, and participating in a closing group ritual walk.

Date & Time: Sat., May 9, 2020 from 10am to 3pm

Presenter: Nancy Erts, OP

Fee: $60 (lunch and resource materials included)


About the Presenter: 

Nancy Erts, OP is a Dominican Sister of Hope and the program specialist at the Center at Mariandale. She holds degrees in education and theology and has completed additional work in psychology, holistic and eco-spirituality. She has been involved in the ministry of adult spiritual development for over 35 years.

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