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Breath Work (Livestreaming available)

The Br​eath 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

Sept 17th @ 7-8pm

Jan. 21st @ 7-8pm


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.

Nov.20th@ 7-8pm

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Fee $25 RSVP Required



This relaxation session will include a gentle guided meditation, calming  mind-body techniques to prime your mind and nervous system for a restorative healing experience.  During the guided  meditation, optional reiki will be offered. Please bring a yoga mat and/or blanket.  Do you want to join but can't leave the office? Join us online! All classes are available for live streaming (please note  you would like to attend virtually when registering).  

@WNY Life Coaching Center

Oct 18th@ 9am-10am

Dec. 3@ 9am-10am

Fee: $25

Dragon Ways® QiGong

Dragon's Way Qigong is a comprehensive wellness program that brings the body back to balance. It emphasizes Qigong practices and includes healthy eating and lifestyle guidance.  This program is based on the ancient system of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one of the oldest holistic medical systems in the world. 


The program includes three steps to bring your body back to balance: 

1. Learn and practice TEN select Qigong movement that have the ability to "clean up" the body and increase energy (Qi)

2. Learn how to increase and strengthen your Qi with foods selected to support the body's need for energetic balance. 

3. Learn how to partner with your body and understand why pain, discomfort, mood swings and food cravings are deep messages from the body. We'll use the Five Element Consciousness Framework to tune in to the messages our bodies are sending. 

We will meet for 6 week. Program includes guidebook, instructional practice video and Grand Master Lu formulated herbal supplements are available (optional). 

Fee $199.00


Class Options:

  • A. Monday  Zoom class starting Sept. 30th - Nov. 4th@ 7pm-8pm

  • B. Monday  (in person) class Sept. 30th-Nov. 4th@ 10am-11am - WNY Life Coaching Center

  • C. Wednesday (in person) class Oct. 2- Nov. 6th@ 7-8pm- WNY Life Coaching Center

  • D. Wednesday Zoom Class  Oct. 2nd- Nov. 6th @ 10am-11am

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

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Chakra Sound Bath &Reiki Healing Experience

Immerse yourself with Vibrational and Energy Healing. This hour of deep relaxation includes: Chakra Sound Bath, Breath work, Meditation, Smudging, Essential Oils, Bio-Tuning Folk, Reiki and Optional Intuitive Energy Feedback.

Please feel free to bring yoga mats. Chairs will also be available. Fee $30


Location: WNY Life Coaching Center

Sept. 24th @7-8pm

Location: Creative Wellness Center

673 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052

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.


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

May 15th @ 5:30pm-6:30pm

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 according to weather conditions. 

Registration required.  Pre-Registration Required. Meet-up in front of Red Barn.



Fee $25

Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

MHFA is a certification course from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing. The Mental Health First Aid course focuses on recognizing the patterns of thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and appearance that show there might be a challenge rather than a specific disorder. You will learn an action plan to apply to non-crisis and crisis scenarios. Those who are certified are able but not required to, or bound by any agreement to offer support to someone experiencing a mental health challenge. By following the Mental Health First Aid ALGEE Action Plan (a key fundamental taught in the class); those who are certified will feel more confident in their ability to: 


  • Approach in a helpful way

  • Listen non-judgmentally

  • Give reassurance

  • Encourage professional care

  • Encourage self-care

Upon completion of this course, you will be certified in Adult Mental Health First Aid. The certification is valid for three years.  


Course consists :

  • of 2-hours of self-paced pre-work  (Pre-works Needs to be completed prior to attending Virtual training segment. Material will be sent prior to training)

  • 2- 3 hour Live Virtual Instructor Led Sessions  Fee: $150

Visit Mental Health First Aid Website to learn More...Click Here

Private Programming available upon Request (In person and Virtual)



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 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


  • July 12th 9am-1Pm

  • Sept. 25th@ 5:30-9:30pm

  • Oct. 24th @5:30-9:30pm

  • Nov. 22 @ 9:00am-1pm

Fee: $175 manual included.

Space is limited, pre-registration is required.


  • August 1st@ 5:30pm-9:30pm

  • Oct. 29th 9am-1pm

  • Dec. 6th 9am-1pm

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


Sept. 10th-12th @ 5:30-9:30pm (call/text for class times)

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

Karuna Reiki Master Training

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


June 11-13 @ 9am-1pm



WNY Life Coaching Center Classes & Events


Attention and Now 

This is a science session  aimed at learning to use mindfulness so as to increase well-being and become more resilient. 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: $25 

Nov.12@ 9am-10am

Location: WNY Life Coaching Center and Zoom

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