Holistic Healing Conference Comes to Toronto

On Friday October 4th, 2019 there is a book launch for Holistic Healing: Theories, Practices, and Social Change and supporting conference at the Ontario Institute of Education at the University of Toronto (252 Bloor Street West). Participate in a full day (8:30 am until 5:00 pm) of presentations, workshops, and discussions. Roxana Roshon, RP, will be speaking during an afternoon workshop (1:00 – 2:45 pm) that includes discussions on Therapeutic Touch®, Reiki, massage therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and Healing with Nature. This thought provoking and experiential event includes discussions on how holistic healing approaches can be used for individual
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A New Textbook on Holistic Healing Includes Therapeutic Touch

Roxana Roshon, Recognized Therapeutic Touch Practitioner has written a chapter entitled a “A Peek Into The World of Energy Medicine” in the new textbook, Holistic Healing: Theories, Practices and Social Change (2019; Ed. P.A. Dunn).  In the book, over thirty diverse contributors describe individual, family, community, national, and global holistic healing. The inclusion of Therapeutic Touch®, Reiki, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Indigenous Healing practices, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Massage Therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and other complementary healing modalities in a textbook for university students is groundbreaking. Roxana is grateful to be part of this project that promotes concepts and practices of
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Our Beloved Dee Has Crossed Over

We are saddened to announce that our beloved Dr. Dolores “Dee” Krieger, PhD, Professor Emerita, New York University Division of Nursing, age 97, crossed over on June 16, 2019 at her home outside Columbia Falls, Montana. As a Professor of Nursing, Krieger developed innovative curricula. Her graduate course, Frontiers in Nursing, became a model for many other ground breaking classes in the field of healing. Her work as a pioneer and innovative thinker in post-modern professional nursing focussed on a holistic perspective, giving health professionals a broader view of the potential for human wellness. In 2010, Dr. Krieger extended the
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Journey to Peru to Learn Therapeutic Touch® or Deepen Your Experience of TT

Journey to Peru with Carol Cumes for a Spiritual Andean Adventure & Wellness Experience at Willka T'ika, the premier luxury retreat destination in the heart of Peru's Sacred Valley. This adventure includes a wonderful optional opportunity to learn the healing art of Therapeutic Touch® with our own TTNO Recognized Teachers Gail Lafortune and Arlene Cugelman, both registered nurses, who have been teaching and practicing this effective method for over 20 years. Gail will be offering Level 1 training; Arlene will be offering her Advanced Therapeutic Touch® Workshop, "Silent Mind, Powerful Mind." The event takes place November 30 – December 7, 2019. The
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Caledon Spring Fling

To get into the spirit of the TTNO Spring Fling, members of the Caledon branch who were able joined a meditation/drumming circle taking place in the community in honour of the spring equinox. The event was initially organized to raise funds for Bethell Hospice and the drumming was being led by TT member Dale Cimolai. We joined in. It proved to be a wonderful evening for reflective meditation, raising awareness of the power of vibration and community building. In the discussion afterward it turned out several participants had learned TT in the past and they expressed an interest in joining
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Therapeutic Touch in Mexico

Malia C. Ronderos has been on vacation in Mexico. While there, she met with the head of the Oncology Department at the Hospital de la Niñez Oaxaqueña in a small village near the capital city of Oaxaca. She offered to provide Therapeutic Touch to the nurses who are at the forefront of the cancer unit. Malia’s offer was welcomed as the need to provide support for the nurses is well-recognized. Because of the limited financial and human resources available in these hospitals, nurses in general don’t have access to any support to help them process the pain and suffering they witness and experience on
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2019 TTNO Spring Fling

The TTNO is having a "spring fling" fundraiser on March 21. Participate knowing that your TT friends are doing what they love on the same day, whether it be getting outdoors or doing an activity inside. Your choice! Donate by the hour or by the "goal". For example: If you choose to walk your dog for one hour, decide how much you would like to donate for that time. If your goal is to start a yoga or meditation practice and not miss a day for a week or a month, donate by the goal. Donations can be made directly
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TT at Fleming College Health Fair

Once again the TTNO Peterborough Branch were present at the Fleming College Health Fair, , raising awareness about Therapeutic Touch. The event was held on Thursday Feb. 7th, 2019.  The goal of this Health Fair is to raise staff and student awareness of the wide range of health promoting services, programs and supports available in the community. There was more interest this year than ever before. Janet McCue spent the day with Craig Niziolek offering treatments and explaining Therapeutic Touch. Jim and Gail Wilson also helped out giving treatments, but had to leave before the event ended and missed the
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