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Massage Therapy
Deep Tissue Massage
Reflexology
"Design Your Own Session"
Belavi
Reiki
Manual Lymph Drainage
Energy Restructure
Regression Therapy
ISUN Organic Facial
Spiritual Development
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Whether it is Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Facial Treatments or any of our other services, perfection is our goal. Our peaceful atmosphere combined with our nothing less than exceptional service keep our client's returning over and over again.

Experience our "75 minute signature massage" and give yourself a little extra time to relax your body AND SPIRIT.


I highly recommend Anam Cara Wellness Services to anyone who wants to spend some time being pampered in a relaxed, elegant atmosphere. Both Kathryn & Annie are true professionals who are passionate about their work and truly believe in helping people take care of themselves. The ambiance is so tranquil that you won’t believe that you are in the heart of Vienna. If you are looking for a unique spa experience, try Anam Cara.”
-- J. Freeman, Business Coach & Business Owner

Anam Cara, an old Irish term, means soul friend. When you have an anam cara, you are accepted and understood unconditionally, there is a deep sense of belonging and recognition, and you feel at home. That’s how we want our clients to feel when they visit us at Anam Cara Wellness. We are conveniently located in the heart of the quaint town of Vienna, just one mile from the Vienna Metro Station in Fairfax County, Virginia. We are less than a 10 minute drive from Tyson's Corner, on Route 123 which becomes Maple Avenue when you enter Vienna. Since opening in 2006, our clients have come from all over the Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC area to be pampered, healed and balanced with the best massage therapy in the area. Our location is only minutes from Reston, Herndon, McLean, Oakton, Falls Church and Centreville VA.

 

Ann Schachinger, Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki Master, Reflexology, Belavi Facelift Massage, Manual Lymph TherapyNCBTMB

Ann Schachinger, facilitator of Anam Cara Wellness, LCMT, Reiki Master Teacher, Certified Reflexologist, Belavi Facelift Massage Specialist, and manual Lymph Therapist has developed her own “signature” massage session. Ann has given many treatments combining massage with Reiki to enhance her client's release of physical and emotional stress. As a massage therapist, her rhythmic technique has been highly praised by clients and fellow massage therapists for its effectiveness in opening energy channels and inducing deep relaxation while experiencing therapeutic massage.

Ann also specializes in deep tissue massage and trigger point release of the shoulders, back and neck, as well as manual lymph drainage therapy. Stress, sitting in traffic, weight lifting, repetitive movements and fibromyalgia are all contributors of tight muscles and active trigger points in the shoulders and neck area.

Using these techniques can assist in releasing the restrictions in the muscles that cause pain and stiffness. It is of the highest importance to Ann that her client's receive a personalized, caring and healing session.

To make an appointment with Ann, please email her at Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.

Annie will be taking new clients in September, 2014. Striving to give the best therapeutic and healing sessions to all of her clients, it is important to her that the time spent with each of them is of the highest quality. To schedule ahead for September, please feel free to send an email to Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.

ISUN for the Body

Upon request, receive the best in massage combined with 100% organic aromatherapy gem oils from ISUN.

These exquisite oils and herb-infused butters will hydrate your skin, relax your mind, and completely engage your senses. It's heavenly!

ISUN ORGANIC FACIAL TREATMENTS! A West Coast Favorite!

After you experience the inviting aromas, feel the purity, and see the results…you may never want to use anything else on your skin.

Facial MaskThis is the ultimate luxury raw spa line! These amazing and most effective "anti-aging" products have beenreceiving rave reviews on the West Coast for being one of the year's best in effective organic skin care.

ISUN's 100% Organic, wild-crafted ingredients are selected for their natural regenerating, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, purifying and moisture-balancing benefits. They are handmade in a lab facility in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado where the natural environment is pure and clean. All of the products are made with the greatest care and all who handle the ingredients are sensitive to elevating their mental and emotional states to ensure their purity and positive energy. Age-defying, youth-renewing results can be found in raw, vegan, organic, and wild-crafted products!

ISUN's Product Mission is to produce the most advanced, highest integrity organic & natural skin care products teaming with life & energy, for the purpose of restoring, rejuvenating & giving pure vitality to one's skin, senses, health & well-being. To learn more about ISUN and their featured ingredient ORMUS as well as other product information, please visit www.ISUNskincare.com.

This exclusive 75 or 90 minute facial treatment is specific to skin type and includes:

cleansing, exfoliation, purifying, clarifying and hydrating masks, age revitalizing serums and moisturizers, a lifting and firming facial massage with exquisite ISUN facial oils, a relaxing shoulder and arm massage with ISUN's chakra balancing gem body oils and herb infused body butters and ending with 15 minutes of Reiki or a heavenly foot massage. There are no extractions with this facial.

Cost: $110.00 for 90 minutes. $95 for 75 minutes (does not include mini-Reiki session or foot massage)

Please contact (571)236-8096 or email Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com to make an appointment.

Your skin and your senses will love this skin rejuvenating treatment!

 

Design Your Own Session!

Ann's client's love our "Design Your Own" session where they can choose which modalities are integrated in a 60, 75 or 90 minute treatment for the same price as one massage session. This would include the combining of two to three therapies of either Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Belavi Facial Treatment, Lymphatic Facial Massage, Reiki and Manual Lymphatic Drainage to give you the perfect session of choice. Ann can assist you in determining which combination might best suit your needs. Some examples of popular combinations are:

  • Back Massage and Reflexology w/Reiki (75 min)
  • Upper Body Massage combined with a Belavi Facial (90 min)
  • Moisturizing Full Body Massage, Reiki and Reflexology (90 min)
  • Lymphatic Facial Massage and Upper Body Massage (60 min)

Any therapeutic combination you choose will make you feel totally pampered, relaxed and rejuvenated. For more information or to make an appointment, call Annie at (571) 236-8096 or send an email to Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.


Products used at Anam Cara Wellness are high grade organic or botanical in nature with no chemicals, parabens or perfumes. We are fussy about what we use on our own skin and feel the same way for our clients. The aromatherapy fragrances used are of pure essential oils only.


Marybeth Spain

Marybeth Spain specializes in the energy modalities of Reiki and Energy Restructure. She is a Certified Hypnotherapist through the National Guild of Hypnotists and a meditation and spiritual-development instructor through the Free Soul program. She has been a Reiki practitioner since 1987 and Reiki Master since 1993. She added Hypnotherapy to her practice in 1994 and Energy Restructure in 2000. Marybeth offers private Reiki, Energy-Restructure, and hypnotherapy sessions, past-life regressions, Reiki trainings (Levels 1, 2, and Master), and classes in self-hypnosis and meditation.

Mental anxiety, emotional distress, and physical injury can cause our underlying energy system to become sluggish, blocked, or stagnant. Marybeth helps clients minimize their tension and stress from daily life and release physical, mental, or emotional pain resulting from any type of trauma or limitation. Her sessions facilitate a more balanced flow of energy and a stronger feeling of joy, freedom, vitality, and inner peace. She brings 100% focus and presence to each of her sessions and fosters an atmosphere of complete safety, acceptance, and wholeness.

Marybeth offers classes and consultations in spiritual development, meditation, intuition, and personal growth through the Free Soul Program. Free Soul is a non-profit education program that teaches practical skills for stress management, inner calm, natural mood elevation, mind/body self-healing, soul awareness, heightened intuition, and more. The program was founded by Pete Sanders in 1980 in Sedona, Arizona. Pete is a 1972 honors graduate of M.I.T., where he specialized in the field of brain study. The program incorporates scientifically sound mind-body-soul techniques developed by Mr. Sanders to help people tap into and realize their full potential. The program recognizes our innate spiritual and intuitive abilities and guides students in developing them safely and responsibly. In Pete's words, "The primary purpose of Free Soul is to share skills that help people be their own best spiritual teachers." Marybeth has been a Certified Free SoulTM Instructor and Counselor since 1987.

To make an appointment with Marybeth, please call her at 703-255-6055 (home) or 703-298-2692 (cell) or email her at marybeth@lotusrosehealing.com. For a complete description of Marybeth's services, visit her website: www.lotusrosehealing.com.

Anam Cara Wellness Services
311 Maple Ave. West-Suite K
Vienna, VA 22180

Once-monthly Meditation Hour
                                   
First Sunday of every month—10:30 to 11:30 AM

Beginning November 3, 2013Meditation

Facilitated by Marybeth Spain

Both chair and floor seating available                                    

Meditating in a group helps maintain focus and creates a synergy that expands and deepens the power of the meditation.  
         
All wishing to meditate are welcome, from beginners to experienced meditators.  Please come whenever you can.  Because of space limitations, please let me know if possible by 9 AM that morning if you’re planning to attend.   After 9 AM, I won’t be checking e-mail, but you can reach me on my cell phone (703) 298-2692.

There will be no charge for the sessions, but if you wish to leave an offering to help defray any costs (which should be minimal), please feel free to do so.

I hope that by sustaining a regular monthly meditation hour we can support one another in deepening our meditation practice and enhance our experience of inner peace and connection.  This, in turn, will send ripples of peace and balance into our larger world.

Questions and information:  Contact Marybeth by e-mail at mlsrelax@verizon.net or by phone at (703) 298-2692.

Thank you - Hope to see you there!


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Kathy Paolini, RN, MSN, Certified Reiki Master, Lymphatic Drainage Specialist

Kathy is a registered nurse with a master's degree in nursing who has practiced nursing for over 30 years. Since her retirement from active nursing she has been able to pursue her interest in other healing arts.

Now that she is certified as a Reiki Master, she is eager to promote wellness and healing through the practice of Reiki.

To schedule an appointment with Kathy, please call (571) 236-8096 or email Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com and request Kathy as the practicioner.


BELAVI FACELIFT MASSAGE
a world famous, natural and effective treatment

The Belavi features the use of cosmeceutical and organic grade botanicals that cleanse, tone, clarify and moisturize the skin while engaging the senses. Our Belavi clients truly love this pampering treatment and their firmer glowing skin.

This treatment is a highly effective, luxurious, and safe method of treating the problems of aging skin. Originally developed in 1982 by the founder of the Award Winning Belavi Institute, this 75 minute session includes specifically designed massage, acupressure and lymphatic drainage techniques to firm and tone the muscles of the face and neck effectively lifting the skin. Clients see and feel the difference after the first treatment.

Other benefits include increased blood and oxygen flow promoting nutrition to the skin cells, stimulation of elastin and collagen production, lymph drainage to remove toxins, smoothing of facial lines and wrinkles, stress reduction, and many more.

Ann Schachinger has been trained and certified by the Bellanina (formerly Belavi) Institute in the art of this anti-aging facial treatment.

For more information about Belavi or to make an appointment, please call Ann at (571) 236-8096 or email her at Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.

Anam Cara Wellness features Bellanina (formerly Belavi) products for purchase, some of the highest grade organic and botanically based skin care available.


REIKI

Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) is a system of Enlightenment and a Hands on Healing art developed in the early 1900's by Mikao Usui in Japan. It is an art that is passed from Master to student. The word Reiki comes from two Japanese words - Rei and Ki, meaning Universal Life Force Energy. The term "Reiki" is used to describe both the energy and the Usui system of using it.

A standard treatment includes placing the hands on various areas of the body, such as the head, shoulders, stomach, knees and feet. People's experiences vary during a Reiki session; however, most people feel the energy as heat. They may feel tingling, vibrating or waves of energy from the hands of the practitioner.

As the Reiki energy begins to release blocks caused by tension, anxiety, fear, or other negative thoughts and feelings, some people drift off to sleep or enter into a light dreamlike state. Some see colors, report spiritual experiences and mystical visions.
At the end of the treatment, one feels relaxed and refreshed with a positive, more balanced outlook.


Reiki is excellent for assisting in the healing of any physical, mental, emotional and spiritual issues of any kind and it gives wonderful results.

Please Call (571) 236-8096 or email Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com to set up a Reiki appointment with one of our practitioners

 

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CUSTOMER COMMENTARY

“I've been going to Anam Cara for years and would not think about going anywhere else! Annie and her team are awesome! Everyone is very professional and they really care about you! Your session is customized to how you are feeling that day. If you haven't tried reflexology or Reiki, I'l highly recommend it that! I have arthritis in my knees and after my session, I feel like I'm 20 again. The massages are amazing too!
I'd HIGHLY recommend going here! :)” --Tracy, Februsry 14, 2011

“Do you want to take a trip to a pleasant, far away place and never leave Vienna? Annie's abilities as a holistic body therapist will cause you to leave this place behind and find yourself on a tropical island, a library, or whatever place you feel safe, relaxed and refreshed. I cannot adequately utilize words to convey the healing and rejuvenation you will experience during a session with Annie. You WILL return over and over again to Annie for a refreshing and relaxing therapeutic session.” --J. Kell, January 2008

“My experience at Anam Cara was amazing. I honestly left feeling rejuvenated – like I was on Cloud 9! I look forward to more Reiki and reflexology treatments. I have also had some great results from the Forever Living products that were recommended to me. Thank you!” --J. Briggs

“The lyrical precision of Annie's integrated massage felt as though my body was tuned up at the deepest cellular level." --L. Bergman

“When Annie gave me a massage with Reiki, I was so relaxed afterwards that I felt like a completely renewed person. I also felt the warmth of energy swirling throughout my body. She is an amazing person as well as practitioner." --M. Payne

“I highly recommend Anam Cara Wellness Services to anyone who wants to spend some time being pampered in a relaxed, elegant atmosphere. Both Kathryn & Annie are true professionals who are passionate about their work and truly believe in helping people take care of themselves. The ambiance is so tranquil that you won’t believe that you are in the heart of Vienna. If you are looking for a unique spa experience, try Anam Cara.” -- J. Freeman, Business Coach & Business Owner

“Thank-you so very much for the most enjoyable and relaxing treatment I’ve had in a great while. Your heart comes out through your touch, and gentleness in your hands.” --Angela A., November 2005

"At the age of 29, I was suffering with chronic pain and fatigue. There were days it was a chore to get dressed or take a shower. Polarity treatment saved my life. I was taking a regiment of drugs but I wasn't getting better. It wasn't until I began Polarity treatment that I began to reclaim my life and get my body back. Those sessions were the highlight of my week and nothing would prevent me from making my appointment. During the sessions, I was able to escape to a place without pain and dream of a life where I no longer winced when I put my shoes on. My once broken body is fully healed and I attribute my recovery to Maggie's love and the Polarity treatment. I can't say enough wonderful things about this therapy!"
-- Nikki P. February, 2007

Price List
SERVICES90 Minutes
(if available)
1 Hour30 Minutes
Reflexology$85.00$45.00
Reiki$75.00$40.00
Massage $110.00
$85.00 $45.00
Our 75 Minute Signature Massage $95.00 - 75 minutes  
Deep Tissue Massage $120.00
$95.00$50.00
Our 75 Minute Signature Deep Tissue Massage $105.00 - 75 minutes  
Belavi (75 minutes / 45 minutes)$95.00 - 75 minutes$65.00 - 45 minutes
Organic Facial Treatment (90 minutes / 75 minutes)$110.00 - 90 minutes
$95.00 - 75 minutes 
Manual Lymph Drainage$95.00 
Reiki Classesinquire withininquire within
Wellness Gift Cards Availableinquire withininquire within
Chakra Balancing $90.00inquire within
Energy Restructure$115.00
$90.00 inquire within
Regression Therapyinquire withininquire withininquire within
Hypnotherapy$115.00$90.00inquire within
READING SERVICES90 Minutes1 Hour30 Minutes
Intuitive Readings $125.00
$95.00 inquire within
Dream Interpretation$125.00 $95.00inquire within


"Be the change you want to see in the world"
Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom in Creation

Anam Cara Wellness donates a percentage of their profits to Freedom In Creation and it's amazing outreach program in Uganda.

Freedom in Creation, founded by Andrew Briggs of Oakton Virginia, empowers war-affected or at-risk communities through increased access to the therapeutic qualities of art, international education, and fresh drinking water. Some 65,000 children are overwhelmingly the most affected victims of this war torn country and by providing therapeutic art classes for at-risk children and exhibiting their artwork internationally, FIC raises funds to provide participating communities with water and educational infrastructure. Having taken part in the process, the children are credited with bringing the water and infrastructure projects to their community. It's amazing to see how one person's vision has lead to bringing about such positive and healing changes to many. But, they still need our help. For more information, please go to www.freedomincreation.org.

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Anam Cara Wellness offers reflexology, massage therapy, reiki, Belavi facial massages and other services and their Vienna, Virginia location is convenient to Oakton, McLean, Tysons Corner, Fairfax, Chantilly, Burke, Annandale, Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria, Reston, Great Falls, Herndon, Centreville and other areas of Northern VA.