Saratoga/Capital District Integrative Practitioners Network

Complementary health and healing arts professionals in the Saratoga Springs, NY, area.

Annette M. Nadeau, LMT, PhD.

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7 Fitch Road
Mechanicville, NY 12118

518-664-6601 Email: pharetour@aol.com

For more information, please visit my website:
www.annettemnadeau.com

Massage and Healing Arts: Integrated Bodywork for Individual Needs
Reiki Master
Sacred Medicine: Energy-based Bodywork and Integrated Healing, Transpersonal Counseling

In my lifetime I have learned that life is an awakening journey that moves us from one experience to the next to help us find deeper truths. Each experience is neither good nor bad. It is an experience that simply is and brings us to the next experience in order to discover truth. As we learn to accept life's circumstances as presented, without manipulation, we come closer to truth. Truth opens us up to life's integrative learning process which has the potential to awaken a great inner joy. As the mind, body, spirit and emotion come together to work as one, joy touches the soul. In touching the soul with each integrative process, we gradually nourish the soul's longing for itself and begin a process of experiencing freedom; freedom from self.

I have a Ph.D. in Philosophy with specialization in Sacred Medicine, and a Master's Degree in Transpersonal Psychology, both through Summit University. I am a nondenominational minister with AIWP (The Association for the Integration of the Whole Person) and with COTC (Church of the Creator). I believe all of life is Sacred. I consistently view life's situations as teachings, and 'play' with the transformational qualities which life brings to my loved ones, fellow journeyers, the Earth and me.

Welcome to the Journey!

I believe the Source of all Life is available to everyone for self-healing purposes and to facilitate others through a process of healing. Sacred Medicine honors the totality of the individual in the moment, with great respect and dignity. I deeply understand that "you are perfect with your imperfections" (Melvin Maier Suhd) and, from that perspective, work in partnership with you, as a fellow journeyer, to focus on expanding and aligning your goodness with the Source of all Life. The soul learns through experience. We provide the soul with its life experience. When we deny the soul, we deny life. What brings us passion is the acknowledgement of the soul.

With Sacred Medicine I can help to make the unknown, known. It brings vision, intent and understanding into the concreteness of the physical world, including the physical body. It accesses "all potentiality" (Deepak Chopra) and makes it real in your life! As a result of working together, we can learn to be more aware of our thoughts, be more aware of our judgments and learn to love unconditionally.

We all experience times of confusion within our own mind and/or feel as though there is chaos all around. A state of confusion is a time of learning as we sort out life's priorities once again. Chaos is just energy waiting for order (Suzie Miller).

I assist folks through a process of learning how to make chaos work for them in a positive way. It's a process of being willing to experience school on earth. ...the school of life. As we experience school on earth, we develop strands of knowledge that connect with given life situations. These strands have the potential to come together in the process of weaving your life through an integrative experience of developmental awareness and clarity.

I can provide you with an opportunity to weave the strands of your life's experiences into the fabric of your life. This journey can heal emotional wounds of the past. There is no need to carry this pain from the past.

Services

Energy-based Bodywork and Integrated Healing
A session includes, but is not limited to any of the following forms of healing modalities: Reiki, Craniosacral, Polarity, Chakra Balancing, Spiritual Alignments, Spiritual Attunements, Transpersonal Counseling and Coaching, Breathwork, Growth with Earth Elements, and Growth with Angelic Realms. My strong, yet gentle and compassionate intuitive knowing meets the inner child and the human being where trust, truth and love are most deeply longed for.

About a Session: Each session is extremely individually based, meeting either in the comfort of my home-office/healing room or over the phone. Our work is discovered as we move along in relaxed conversation and/or Energy-based Bodywork. While working together, we build what I call "communicating energy" that might be understood as spiritual alignments, realignments or restructuring of the DNA, attunements and/or activations. Any or all of these processes is discussed or described as needed.

• As an energetically sensitive person, I deeply connect with clients who come to me for bodywork and healing sessions. I listen deeply, feeling the texture of your words, which is in relationship with the body. With this understanding we are able to clearly establish a greater sense of self and inner knowing.
• I assist clients in understanding the body-mind connection, helping them to understand that not all pain is due to injury and not all illness is due to a malfunction; that thoughts and mental states do affect the nervous system, which affects health.
• Utilizing my sensitivity to energy during a bodywork session, I have assisted individuals in transforming states of mental confusion and negative thought forms. I assist clients through a process of establishing a stronger sense of self-empowerment, self-esteem and self-confidence that will lead them into the world with grace and ease.
• We may address old belief systems that no longer serve you and introduce new thoughts that work in alignment with the Source of Life. We engage in a process that helps to bring all aspects of the self together to create what the soul longs for on the planet. The mind, body, emotion and spirit come together as one to assist in establishing a peaceful life through the discovery of inner truth or truths.
• One's breath carries the voice of the soul so higher levels of consciousness can be reached to touch the source of the pain. The cells and rhythms of the body communicate on behalf of the higher knowing in order to release anguish of the past. Cellular memories of the past are reconstructed into present moment knowing. Thus, creating a source of knowing, which is more clearly aligned with The Source of all Life.
• As I allow the Source of Life to work through me, each and every individual is provided with exactly what she/he needs at any given moment in time. Prayer and conversation build the necessary energetic structure from which to work with higher levels of consciousness - yours and mine. Through breath we allow all needed energetic transfusions to take place. We listen to the voice of the soul (your breath) and I share whatever messages come forth on your behalf. I also listen with my hands for the development of new rhythms in the body and to allow for any realignments or attunements that need to take place at that time.
• I believe that many illnesses or disorders (such as chronic fatigue syndrome, ADD, migraine headaches, low back pain, etc) all life's situations that have manifested themselves in such a way to express the needs, wants, and desires of the inner child and the human being. Each of these ailments has a voice through the cellular breath, right down to the molecular structure of life. Their voice holds subject matter that usually pertains to the innermost desires of the individual who has manifested them. Typically, the problem is that the voice has either been ignored or kept quiet for quite some time. It wants to be heard, listened to, loved and acknowledged for whatever purpose it has served thus far. Through a process of acknowledgement and letting go, the problem gradually diminishes with time, love, compassion and understanding. This builds trust with and within oneself.
• In working with me, several fellow journeyers have developed a much freer flowing lifestyle. Some have either decreased medications or eliminated them from their daily life. Many people find their life to be more peaceful and comfortable. The highs and lows of many fellow journeyers have come closer together where the valleys are not so deep and the mountains not so high or difficult to climb.

Through this process (whatever it may be for you), we come to a place of experiencing life in the form of effortless effort. The formlessness of life seems to take form in the physical body, allowing the cells to breath with the limitless qualities of life. Thus, the unlimited and what appears to be limited come together to work as one. This quiets the mind and opens the heart, allowing the truth of who you are to shine forth - a patient, compassionate, understanding human being.

Workshops for Educators

Energy Sensitive Children: Workshops for parents and teachers of children who have IEP labels such as: ADD, ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, bi polar, attention deficit disorder, autism, sensory processing, panic disorder, sensory processing disorder, et al. This is a workshop in Changing Behavior Patterns with Love.

It is my belief that these children are simply energetically sensitive. The people in their lives: adults, friends, teachers, teenagers simply carry a misunderstanding as to how these children function in the world. Therefore, these workshops focus on assisting parents and teachers through a process of understanding the dynamics of energy and how it works as an interactive force in all of our lives, especially for those children (and adults) who are energetically sensitive to the world around them. I will provide an introduction to the under-standing of energy and how it works.

This will open your minds and hearts to a new way of experiencing life for yourself, your child, your family, your friends, and those you work with. Workshops are available for parents or pre-school children, elementary school children and teachers working with these children. If you, other parents and teachers are interested, please call 664-6601 to schedule a workshop.

Continuing Education Credits for LMT's

Polarity Therapy training: All trainings held at Red Pines, A branch of the Center for Natural Wellness and Massage Therapy, located at:

• Motion Release: This workshop is geared toward Licensed Massage Therapists. However, practitioners of all bodywork professions will increase their awareness with neck and shoulder mobility while learning how to trust their intuitive ‘feel' in releasing neck and shoulder tension or pain. Please wear comfortable, loose clothing, bring sheets, a blanket and a pillow. We will learn through theory, hands on work, practice and meditation.
• Problem Areas: This workshop is geared toward Licensed Massage Therapists, however, practitioners of all bodywork professions will increase their awareness and working knowledge of positive and negative energies, thought forms, Earth elements and the flow of energy within and around the body. Participants will learn how to address problematic areas of the body. Prerequisites to this class are: Polarity Therapy and Massage: Supine; as well as Polarity Therapy and Massage: Prone. Please wear comfortable, loose clothing, bring sheets, a blanket and a pillow. We will learn through theory, hands on work, practice and meditation.
• Prone: This workshop is geared toward Licensed Massage Therapists, however, practitioners of all bodywork professions will increase their awareness and working knowledge of positive and negative energies, thought forms, Earth elements and the flow of energy within and around the body. Participants will learn a full body polarity routine, prone. Please wear comfortable, loose clothing, bring sheets, a blanket and a pillow. We will learn through theory, hands on work, practice and meditation.
• Supine: This workshop is geared toward Licensed Massage Therapists, however, practitioners of all bodywork professions will increase their awareness and working knowledge of positive and negative energies, thought forms, Earth elements and the flow of energy within and around the body. Participants will learn a full body polarity routine, supine. Please wear comfortable, loose clothing, bring sheets, a blanket and a pillow. We will learn through theory, hands on work, practice and meditation.

Meditation Groups

Weekly Group: Weekly meditation group for beginners wanting to learn meditation and experience its benefits in creating health, peace of mind and heart, as well as reducing stress in everyday life. Please call to register: 664-6601.

Monthly Group: An experienced monthly meditation and spiritually aware group is in effect and has been for over a year. We meet with this group each 2nd Wednesday evening of the month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. We open with inspirational discussion, go into meditation, and then move into hands-on healing as sharing individuals. We are now welcoming new and experienced meditators to this group to enhance the fantastic transference of energy that has been happening. Please call for more information: 664-6601.