Power from Within


UPCOMING In Person and Virtual Classes

Manage Your Mind 

This is a science-based,  3-session program aimed at learning to use mindfulness so as to increase well-being and become more resilient.  This program address common habits we can fall into of "over-thinking".  You will learn how to use mindfulness to disengage from "over-thinking, break automatism and learn to connect with your natural inner stability and resourcefulness, so you can manage life's challenges more easily and deepen gratitude for your life experiences.  This format is designed for practical application and integrates simple mindfulness techniques in to daily living. 

Fee: $80 for 3 classes


  • Meets Thursdays October 7th, 14th and 21st @ 7pm-8pm - Live Streaming Available
  • Meets Wednesdays January 12th, 19th & 26th @ 7-8pm - Live Streaming Available 

Breath Work (Livestreaming available)

The Breath is a powerful tool that is always accessible for self-regulation, energy generation and overall health. Breath helps with stress reduction, pain management, lowering blood pressure and eliminates disease state from forming. Life Coach/Meditation trainer Shawn Marie Cichowski will explore various breathing techniques and mind easing practices to promote optimal wellbeing. 

Fee $25

December 8th @ 7-8pm  - WNY Life Coaching - Live Streaming Available

Feb. 21st @ 7-8pm

March [email protected]

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East Aurora Location:

Enjoy gentle guided meditation to help you relax and unwind.  We will explore mind-body techniques to prime your mind and nervous system for a deep relaxation experience.  During your meditation, optional reiki will be offered.  Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket. 

Tuesday Oct.19th @ 6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday Jan. 25th @ 6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday Feb. 22nd @ 6:30-7:30pm

Tuesday March 22nd @ 6:30-7:30pm

Class fee $25

To Register Click Here

Location: Creative Wellness 673 Main Street, Suite 1, (Above the movie theater) East Aurora


Art of Mindfulness: Habits of Centering & Emotional Balance
Emotional Balance. This live virtual class/webinar offers insight and practical centering techniques to help you develop mindfulness and emotional balance. You will learn how to cultivate mindfulness and call in your energy to optimize well-being.

March [email protected] 7-8pm

Upon registering you will receive a zoom invite for the live session.

This class will be held virtually.

Fee: $25

To Register Click Here

Family Virtual Meditation & Calming Hour

The whole family will enjoy breath and meditation exercises that will work for both kids and adults.  This class will provide different tools to help recenter, ground and find inner peace as we live our lives more mindfully.  We will learn breathing techniques that are proven to relieve stress and lower blood pressure, and participate while learning about different meditation practices that will help promote mindfulness, relaxation and restore energy. Join from the comforts of your home! 

November 17th

Time: 6-7pm

Jan. 19th 6-7pm

Fee: $25/Family

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Life Coping Skills & Resiliency Resources (Live Streaming Available)

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. We all experience stress in our lives. We can learn to manage stress and lead happier, healthier lives. You will learn self-help techniques that can help you recover more quickly and easily from stressful events. You will learn breathing techniques, tapping and mind-body movements.

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Class is available in person and/or on zoom/virtually

Fee $25


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Mindfulness, Stress Management (Live Streaming Available)

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life. We all experience stress in our lives. We can learn to manage stress and lead happier, healthier lives. This class will explore the various elements of stress, how to identify and recognize when we are under stress, and practice techniques to restore, manage and heal from stress. 


This class will be held in person and/or on Zoom Virtually.

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee $25 

To Register Click Here


Energy Coaching is a collection of mind-body approaches for understanding and improving functioning.  During this class you will explore how to manage your energy with guided energy techniques.  You will learn breathing techniques to help re-pattern your nervous system, mindful movement to open or correct energy flow in the body, and learn tapping sequences to help calm fear and stress. 


$25 fee RSVP Required

Exploring Chakras

We will explore how to use essential oils and various techniques (energy medicine) in order to activate & balance the energy centers (Chakras) of the Body.  You will learn how to identify if your chakras are out of balance and discover techniques and tips to restore them. Using a mind, body and soul approach we will help nurture optimal well being.

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee $25 RSVP Required


Eco-Therapy Nature Walk 
In the healing presence of nature, this meditative walk intends to connect you back to your higher self and align your energies.  

Private Walks or Nature Healing Session available upon request.  All walks are subject to weather conditions. RSVP Required. 

GLEN PARK (Williamsville)


This 1 hour experience begins at  WNY Life Coaching Williamsville Office.  As a group we will take a mindful walk to Glen Park (.25 miles). Prior to leaving we will set an intention, perform gentle stretches and learn about walking mediation. While at the park we will tune into our senses and experience the park with full awareness.  We will enjoy gentle breathing practices, and embrace the healing ions of the waterfall.  We will enjoy a simple guided meditation. This a very gentle and easy outdoor experience. 


Meetup Location: WNY Life Coaching Center Inc

Fee: $25 RSVP Required

Walk limited to 8 people

Group Size limited to 8

October 18th @ 9am-10am

To Register click here


MINDFUL [email protected] CREATION TRAIL 

This lovely walking trail offers peace and quiet and absolutely beautiful views.  One of Buffalo's best kept secrets.  The trail runs along a creek and is approximately 1.25 miles.   This experience will take in the healing elements of the earth as we mindfully walk through the trail with presence.  The walk will begin with (optional) gentle body stretching.  This is moderate walking experience. 

Meetup Location: Parking Lot

Creation Walk Nature Trail

1406 Two Rod Road

Marilla, NY

Take Route 400, Take Jamison Exit 

Head East and turn left on Two Rod Road.

cross over Bullis Road and Park will be on your left.

Fee $25 RSVP Required

Nature Walk @ Knox Farms

Enjoy a mindful walk to clear your mind and uplift your spirit.  Walk includes an energy clearing practice, tea and a small snack. Please dress accordingly. 
Registration required.

Sunday Nov. 14th @10am-11am
Fee $25
To Register click here


NEW.. Foundational Coaching Competencies

This is an introductory course that offers core coaching competencies and values. You will gain an understanding of the coaching process and use this methodology to build meaningful and powerful coaching engagements.  Elicit forward thinking and build client confidence in the coaching process. This course is ideal for learning and performance professionals who want to develop successful coaching skills for use with individuals, teams, or workforce. 




The use of reiki as a complementary therapy in the medical setting is increasing. Reiki is an ancient hands-on form of energy healing therapy. Currently reiki is offered as part of regular patient care in over 800 hospitals across the U.S. including being given in operating rooms and intensive care units. Reiki is non-invasive and known to be safe. It is excellent for reducing stress and anxiety and improving overall health and quality of life. Reiki offers benefit to virtually every known illness and injury.

Reiki is a natural healing technique that delivers concentrated universal life force energy through the series of specific hand placements. Reiki will help you become energetically balanced physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. It is a very simple yet profound practice and can be easily learned by anyone.

Holy Fire Reiki is a new form of Reiki that was introduced about four years ago by the ICRT. It is both powerful and gentle and provides purification, healing, empowerment and guidance. Holy Fire energy is noticeably more refined and comes from a higher level of consciousness. Become a certified practitioner and begin your reiki journey. All classes are a combination of lecture, discussion, hands-on experience and fun. All classes are taught by Shawn Marie Cichowski, a ICRT registered Karuna Reiki ® Master Teacher and USUI/Holy Fire II Master. Shawn Marie Cichowski received all training by a licensed Senior ICRT teacher, including Master training with William Rand. Shawn Marie Cichowski follows the code of ethics and professional standards of practice set by the International Center for Reiki.

Level I: Includes history of reiki, energy and chakras, hand placements, and scanning. Ideal for self treatment.

Level II: Includes reiki symbols, starting your own practice, and distant healing.

All levels include course manual, certificate, and attunements/placements. Please bring a bag lunch. 
Prerequisite for level II: any Usui/Holy Fire Reiki I course. Reiki providers will be able to practice professionally upon completion of Reiki II.

Included in your Reiki I & II Experience:
  • Ocean Of Holy Love Experience
  • Learn what is Reiki
  • The Reiki Ideals
  • Reiki I Placement
  • Hands on Practice
  • Byosen Scanning
  • Practice Self Treatment
  • ICRT Code of Ethics and Standard of Practice
  • Holy Love Experience
  • Reiki II Symbols
  • Distant Healing
  • How to work intuitively with Energy & Chakra
  • Reiki II Placement/Attunement
  • Practice Reiki
  • How to develop your practice
  • Certificates


Fee: $175 manual included. 

Space is limited,  pre-registration is required.


WNY Life Coaching Location: CLICK HERE or call 716-560-6552.


  • October 20th @ 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Nov. 18th @5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Jan 15th @ 9am-1pm

Fee: $175 pp- Space is limited, pre-registration is required.

To Register CLICK HERE or call 716-560-6552


Jan28th-30th @ 9am-1pm

Cost: $950 pp - Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

To register CLICK HERE or call 716-560-6552

Karuna Reiki Master Training-TBA

$1050pp- Must show proof of Master Training and/or Reiki I, II & Art for at least 6 months