Reflexology & Reiki

Annette DiLascio - Certified Reflexologist

Annette DiLascio received her Certification in Reflexology in 1993 by the National Academy of Reflexology. She is a Registered Practicing Member in good standing of the National Association of Massage Therapists.

She is widely acknowledged as an outstanding and results oriented Reflexologist. Reflexology is an ancient healing technique based on the concept that energy zones running throughout the body can be affected by massaging and manipulating the many pressure points on the feet. Reflexology reduces stress, improves circulation, revitalizes the whole body and induces deep states of relaxation. Annette is totally devoted to her work and her unique approach creates a harmonious connection for the mind and body.

Lawana B.- Sowell, MT, ACMT, NCBTMB, ABMP Therapeutic & Bodywork Practitioner

Lawana has been practicing Therapeutic Touch and Massage Therapy for over 30 years. A nationally acknowledged Therapist, she is a former attendee of Heritage Institute for Therapeutic Arts of Falls Church, Va. Lawana is also a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage (member of the nationally renown Steiner Education Group, USA) with additional studies at Prince Georges' Community College, and Anne Arundle Community College in the state of Md. Certified expertise include Core Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Therapeutic Touch, Trigger Point, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Reflexology, Injury & Rehab. Over the years she has amassed a tremendous sum of knowledge in the naturopathic arts, and alternative health care including homeopathy and herbal remedies. She also studied theology at Faith Bible College of Cleveland Tennessee. Lawana is an author of hundreds of poems and scores of songs, (published and unpublished), as well as author of several thought provoking and stirring books. She is pursued by writing and production companies to produce lyrics for many well known singing artists, as well as patriotic writings.

Lawana has enjoyed the pleasure of being a three time award winner and honoree of the "World of Poetry's International Golden Globe Awards" for literary works.She has participated in several business Sr. Management Level positions and educational Programs in companies such as Renco Corporation (a company of diversified businesses) in the state of Maryland; Marlow Industries of Jessup Md; and Dun & Brad Street Corporation of New York City, New York.

The scope of her practice includes help and relief for soft tissue maladies and issues such as whiplash, upper/low back/hip issues, including neck, shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome and alignment issues as well as those with prosthetics and musculoskeletal issues. Lawana's multiplious modalities style and techniques allows her to integrate a multiphase yet unique protocol for each clients special needs. She has worked with special needs circumstances such as strokes and loss of mobility and specializes in Geriatrics. Her motto is "You are the sum total of what you receive into yourself, Spirit, Mind, and Body."

Patricia Bonnard - Reiki & IET Master/Teacher and Certified Professional Aromatherapist

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Patricia is a certified Professional Aromatherapist, registered with the Aromatherapy Registration Council and a member of the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA). She is also a Master/Teacher/Practitioner of a number of forms of Reiki and Integrated Energy Therapy (IET). She is certified level I Quantum Touch. 

Patricia has been practicing complementary healing for over seven years. In her practice and courses, she offers these various healing modalities individually and in synergistic combinations.

In addition to her professional interest in complementary healing, Patricia practices Transcendental Mediation and yoga, is trained in pulse reading and crystal journeying and takes an active interest in Ayurveda, intuitive healing, bioenergetics, and vibrational medicine. Learn more about Patricia at www.Starchaser-HealingArts.com.

Susan Jensen, M.Ac.

Board certified since 1997 by the National Certifying Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, holds a Master's in Acupuncture from the Traditional Acupuncture Institute (now called TAI Sophia) in Columbia, Md. She has also studied Japanese Meridian Therapy with the Tohohari Medical Association in the U.S. as well as in Japan. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, she trained at Potomac Massage Training Institute, graduating in 1983, and taught there for more than ten years. Her acupuncture approach is based in Five Element theory--seeing and listening to the patient as a whole and in the context of nature and the seasons. Symptoms are seen as helping to point the way to bringing balance and health. She's worked with patients dealing with a wide variety of issues and concerns including fertility, digestion, sleep, allergies, HIV-associated conditions, pain, depression, skin problems, effects of chemotherapy, headache, anxiety, stress and achieving/maintaining general wellness. She's had a private practice in Washington since 1983.