CONTACT EFFIE AT:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​(705) 881-6028​​
 soulbodyhealer@gmail.com

93 Bell Farm Rd., Barrie, ON.     By Appointment only

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Therapeutic Groups and Workshops!

Soul Body Healer offers a variety of groups and workshops to help you learn life changing

techniques. 

 

 

Learn ways to bring balance and increased well-being into your life.  These groups

interweave cutting edge research in neuroscience, biology, psychology, and sociology

with practical knowledge and experience.

 

Multiple groups run throughout the year. Current groups running are

"Achieving Wellness with Healthy Habits" and

"Mindfulness for Peaceful Living"

Please inquire and sign up on the waitlist for an upcoming group or workshop.

 

If you have a specific health challenge that is not listed, I will glandly develop

a workshop for you.

 

Please refer to the Events Calendar for on-going groups and yoga classes.

 

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“You can give a human berries and s/he’ll eat for a day, teach a human to forage and s/he’ll eat for a lifetime!” - Effie

Learn more about the following workshops:

EveryDay Mindfulness Workshops

March 23 & 30th, 1-3pm

Have you heard about some of the benefits of meditation and are wondering how to tap into it? Look no further! This 2 part, experiential workshop teaches you the basics so you can enrich your experience every day!

  • Learn how to meditate, practice different types of meditation (seated and in motion), incorporate a neutral perspective and learn how to bring this to your yoga practice and life!

  • As a consequence, enjoy stress relief, better sleep, clear thinking and decision making, pain relief, an enhanced ability to balance emotions, and an increased sense of well-being!

 

Stress Management 4-part Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This 4 part series helps bring awareness of stress in the mind and body and teaches different techniques to reduce stress and induce relaxation, clear thinking, and peacefulness.

 

Understand and Conquer!

 

Week 1: We explore the nervous system and brain’s response to stress and learn how to work with this system to calm oneself and instill a sense of peace.

 

Week 2:  What is stress in the body? And what does it do to the body?  Experience and learn ways to use the body to tell the brain to reduce tension!

 

Week 3: What is stress in the mind? Experience and learn how your thinking can affect your stress levels and learn ways to reduce them!

 

Week 4: Exploring other self-care techniques to incorporate into your life in order to live a more balanced and stress-less life!

 

 

 

This unique curriculum interweaves Kundalini Yoga and social work intervention to treat depression. Pranayama (breathing techniques), kriyas (exercises), and meditations to uplift mood, cognition, and strengthen the brain and nervous system are used.

 

The classes are structured to strengthen your nervous system, brain, mind, and life force in order to connect the emotional brain and the cognitive brain to better aid emotion regulation, positive self-concept and cognition, and increased energy. Energy centres and pathways that contribute to depressed mood also are cleansed.

 

Class 1: Alleviate Depression

Class 2: Get Both Hemispheres Talking

Class 3: Change Your Brain

Class 4: Reduce Stress and Balance Emotions

Class 5: Heal Yourself

Class 6: Increase Your Energy and Life Force

Class 7: Tune Into Your Soul

Class 8: Open Your Heart and Connect

 

Psychotherapy, Hypnosis, and Reiki Sessions can be added for additional Healthy support.

 

 

 

 

This unique curriculum uses Kundalini Yoga and psychotherapy to help support physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual components of weight management. Pranayama, kriyas, and meditations to address factors that lead to an unbalanced weight in order to bring about healthy weight and feel good about and confident about the self are used.

 

The classes are structured to address the multidimensional solutions for unhealthy weight. It focuses on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual components of healthy weight. It is structured to stimulate and balance the thyroid gland, nervous system, bowel system, third chakra, digestion, and metabolism in order to balance weight physically.  It addresses emotions, mental quality, and habits to instill healthy patterns. It also helps to build self-love and esteem- to connect the limited self to the infinite self in order to remember that we are perfect and beautiful as we are.

 

Class 1: Fire Up and Detoxify!

Class 2: Strength and Conquer!

Class 3: Vitality, Stamina, and Healing

Class 4: In Total Balance

Class 5: Stress Relief

Class 6: Reset Your Mind, Your Emotions, and Your Habits

Class 7: Let IT Go and Pick Up Energy!

Class 8: You Are Perfect, Whole, and Complete

 

Psychotherapy, Hypnosis, and Reiki Sessions can be added for additional Healthy support.

 

Achieve Success: Learn Self-Hypnosis!

Learn techniques to:

  • Release Stress & Anxiety

  • Release Fear & Emotional Blocks

  • Increase Focus, Balance, & Well-being

  • Increase Self-Esteem & Confidence

 

 

Live a rich and fulfilling life!

 

                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YIN YOGA SERIES

Join us for a journey of self-exploration and deep healing

 

Yin is a nourishing practice that complements a busy yang lifestyle, nurturing calmness and balance for the mind, body, and spirit.

 

Yin involves long held poses on the mat.  Props support your body so that your muscles release tension and you can delve deep into the connective tissues of the body.  Awareness is explored, compassion is cultivated, and deep healing is liberated.

 

You send your body signals to repair and revitalize:

·      Physically: Your joints are strengthened, enjoy increased flexibility and mobility

·      Energetically: Energy flow is stimulated, blockages removed, enjoy balanced energy and increased vitality

·      Mentally: Long held tension is released, enjoy stress relief

·      Emotionally: Regulate emotions and deepen compassion

 

 

WORKSHOP CLASS SCHEDULE:

Session 1:  Explore the principles of Yin’s healing properties within a Beginner flow class

Session 2:   Experience a Yin Flow for increased mobility and strength in the spine

Session 3: Experience a Yin Flow for increased mobility and strength in the hips and legs.

Session 4: Discover Yin for the whole body

 

Effie teaches this program as a part of the mind-body fertility group at Mt. Siani Hospital.

Ask about how you can bring this program to your community!

 

Reiki Training

Do you have an interest in Reiki and want to learn more?

 

Whether it is your desire to heal yourself or others, pets, plants, and crystals, becoming a Reiki Practioner is truly an uplifting experience. The gift of being a Reiki facilitator keeps on giving throughout a lifetime!

 

Enjoy increased intuition and awareness, the ability to cleanse toxins and your chakras, heal distressing emotions, and accelerate healing from sickness and injury!

 

I am available for group or private classes!

 

Reiki Level 1 (6-8 hours)

 

  • Receive Reiki Level 1 Attunement to connect to the Reiki Source

  • Overview of Reiki

  • History of Reiki, Usui Method

  • Reiki Ideals

  • Energy Scanning

  • Treatment Hand Positions for self and others

  • Practice on each other and receive a treatment

  • Chakras, the Endocrine System connection and how they relate to physical and emotional ailments.

  • Increase intuition and sensitivity to energy

  • Reiki Level 1 Manual

  • Receive Reiki I Certification

Reiki Level II (6-8 hours)

 

  • Expand your connection to the Reiki Source and receive the Reiki II Attunement

  • Your ability to channel energy is heightened

  • Learn the Reiki symbols for even more powerful healing

  • Learn healing for mental and emotional ailments

  • Learn to heal across distance and time

  • Learn Energy Beaming

  • Practice on each other and receive a treatment

  • Discover sacred geometry & water crystals

  • Further increase your intuition and sensitivity to energy

  • Receive Reiki II Certification

Reiki Master (6-8 hours)

  • Receive the Reiki Master Attunement and grow your energy field, awareness and intuition!

  • Learn new symbols and how to use them

  • Learn how the attunements work and how to pass/give them to others

  • Learn and practice breathing techniques to increase your vital force and give attunements

  • Review levels I and II

  • Practice on each other and receive a treatment and extra attunements

  • Learn tips on how to teach the different levels

  • Learn how to use crystals in your healing sessions

  • Receive Reiki Master Certification

 

 
 

Liberate Healthy Habits- Beyond Addiction

ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH OVERCOMING PATTERNS THAT ARE HINDERING YOUR LIFE?

 

Liberate Healthy Habits is based on the world-renowned Beyond Addiction program created by Sat Dharam Kaur, ND. It encompasses specific discussion and Kundalini Yoga techniques to liberate brain and physiological patterns that hinder you from living the life you want.
 

Kundalini Yoga is a unique mind-body approach that guides you deeper to explore and address the root cause of obstacles, allowing you to flow in life and fulfill your goals.
 

Weekly classes will include discussion of principles of the mind, Kundalini Yoga postures, meditation and breathing techniques to create inner shifts that:
       • Encourage healthy thought patterns and behaviours that
          nourish mind, body and spirit
       • Strengthen your immune, glandular and nervous systems
       • Promote stress reduction and grounding

Join us for this 4-week course for just $48 if you register before Nov. 2.
 

 

 

Restorative Yoga and Meditation for Ultimate Health

A deeply nourishing experience. A full hour of bliss. Melt your stress, deeply relax your mind and body, strengthen your immune and nervous systems in this divine class using restorative yoga, meditation, and essential oils.