Power from Within


Energy Coaching: Stress Therapy

Energy practices help diminish the effects stress and harmful experiences have on both body and mind and helps people take better care for themselves.  Energy coaching is a combination of approaches rooted in mind-body healing traditions that combine ancient Eastern traditions and Western concepts from psychology and neuroscience.  You will learn calming techniques that help you recover more quickly from stress, trauma and/or adverse occurrences from everyday living.  This class will offer simple, effective tools and exercises to help you regain focus, re-empower and develop more resilience. 

  • March 25th Tues. @ 7-8pm- Orchard Park School

Fee: $25 RSVP Required


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

Keeping Your Cool with Mindfulness

This class will introduce mindfulness and resilience as a therapeutic approach designed to help you respond to emotions with behavior that will serve you. Emotions approached with mindfulness can become a uniquely powerful tool to growth and healing.   This class will introduce how to recognize, realize and respond to anger/emotions and triggers.  You will also learn practical techniques to help you keep your cool. 

  • April 22nd Wed. @ 7-8pm

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee $25 RSVP Required

Energy Medicine

Blending Mindfulness and Energy regulation techniques this class explores how to tune into your energy systems and manage emotions, feelings, vitality and energy levels naturally. This class offers mind/body techniques that will improve mental and emotional functioning and foster optimal health and well-being.

March [email protected] 7-8pm

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee: $25

Breath Work

The Breath is a powerful tool at our disposal 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 well being. 

April 1st Wed. @7-8pm- WNY Life Coaching Center

April 21st Tues. @7-8pm Orchard Park High School

Fee: $25 RSVP Required


Create your Own Therapeutic Body Scrub

Essential Oils were mankind's first medicine. They are the volatile liquids that are distilled from plants (including their respective parts such as seeds, bark, leaves,stems, roots, flowers and fruit) During our session we introduce the wonderful benefits of essential oils and how to apply them in order to have a greater awareness of your physical, mental and spiritual needs. We will offer various techniques to help with life circumstances, health concerns and emotional needs. Our class will create a personal essential oil body scrub design specifically with the ingredients needed for your target area of concern. Come out for a night of self-care and connection. 

March [email protected] 6:30-8pm- WNY Life Coaching Center

May 5th Tues. @ 6:30-8pm -Orcahrd Park High School

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

FEE: $25/person 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


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


This 1.25 miles walk will include: an opening energy clearing practice,  7 gentle pauses along the walk to open each chakra with specific energy medicine poses/techniques, and a  guided outdoor meditation with optional reiki.   This experience will renew your energy.


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

Mindfulness, Stress Management

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. 

Feb. 4th 9Tuesday) 7-8pm

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee $25 RSVP Required

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. 

Session I -Three Class Series  Mondays - Feb. 3rd, 10th and 24th @ 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Location: ECC North Room B 413

Session II- Three Class Series March 3rd, 10th, and 17th @ 5:30pm- 7:30pm 

Location: ECC South Campus Room 4101



Holy Fire Reiki is a new form of Reiki that was introduced about three 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.


Reiki is a Japanese healing art that focuses unharnessing the body's energy through the use of "laying on of hands" to focus heat and energy on the places that need attention to promote healing. A holistic approach to wellness, reiki is excellent for stress, anxiety, healing, pain relief, and well-being. Learn how to confidently deliver effective USUI/Holy Fire reiki treatments.

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.

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


  • NOV. 9TH
  • Feb. [email protected] ECC North Campus - Room B 202
  • March 13th @ ECC South Campus Room 4114
  • March 14th @ WNY Life Coaching Center
  • March [email protected] ECC North Campus Room B 201
  • April 3rd @ WNY Life Coaching Center
  • April 25th @ WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee: $175 pp- Space is limited, please call to reserve your spot.


  • NOV 16TH
  • March [email protected] WNY Life Coaching Center
  • April 4th @ WNY Life Coaching Center
  • April 24th

Fee: $175 pp- Space is limited, please call to reserve your spot.


FEb. [email protected] 9am-2pm-WNY Life Coaching Center

Cost: $950 pp -Please call to reserve your spot


MARCH [email protected] 9am-2pm - WNY Life Coaching Center

$1025pp- Please call to reserve your spot - WNY Life Coaching Center

(You must have been a Reiki Master for at least one year to take Karuna Reiki Master Training)