Shira's work goes deep.
Shira's acupressure sessions provide a non-invasive, safe, and holistic solution for physical pain and tension, challenging emotions, and taxing thoughts. It's a way to effortlessly renew your sense of well-being.
With Shira's gentle touch and undivided attention, you're supported not only to relax but also to effectively release patterns of holding or stress in the body, mind, emotions, and spirit--whether they've been there for a few days or a lifetime.
Acupressure in the style of Soul Lightening® involves light finger pressure to specific points on the body, following the map of Chinese Medicine's energy channels. Touch is applied while you lie comfortably and completely clothed on a massage table. (Absolutely no needles are used).
When appropriate, a meditative conversation accompanies the session to cultivate a deeper awareness of your whole self, utilizing principles from Process Acupressure and iRest® Yoga Nidra.
ALL health and wellness concerns are addressed with this style of acupressure. Some common ones are:
Acupressure sessions are complementary to other Chinese Medicine modalities, like acupuncture, as well as Western Medicine, medication, therapy or counseling.
The minute I get on that table I feel "safe". I know that I can talk to Shira about my innermost feelings and emotions without judgement. She provides the services with an open heart and an open mind. I feel totally relaxed on the heated table together with her soft spoken voice one can trust her completely.
For the months of July & August, only Wednesdays 10:00am - 5:00pm are available to book online. For any other appointment times, please contact Shira directly at
240-839-1661 or email@example.com.
The Spectrum Center for Natural Medicine 8555 16th Street, Suite #402
Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910
(Corner of 16th & Spring; ample free parking; Metro/Metrobus accessible. More info & directions or see map below).
30 minute session ........................ $45
60 minute session ........................ $95
90 minute session ........................ $135
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(gratuity is not necessary nor expected).
Book your own session online now @ schedulicity.com/scheduling/SORJJM/services.
If you prefer to schedule via email/phone, or when scheduling less than 12 hours in advance, EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org or CALL (240) 839 - 1661.
Print out the form below, fill it in, and bring it with you to your first session.
OR, complete the form when you arrive (about 5-15 minutes).
Please make any cancellation or change to your appointment a firm 24 hours or more ahead of time via phone, email, or the online scheduler.
Any no-show or cancellation within 24 hours of your appointment time will result in a charge equal to 100% of your session's fee.
A note on trauma...
The nature of this practice and its careful, gentle, and non-invasive touch (plus NO disrobing) make it extremely suitable and safe for treating conditions resulting from trauma (including but not limited to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Shira's training, experience, and dedicated meditation practice lend themselves particularly well for addressing emotional pain, difficult memories, and patterns of thought and/or behavior stemming from a one-time or prolonged exposure to deeply distressing or disturbing event(s). These may include witnessing or experiencing violence, childhood trauma, and physical, emotional, mental, and/or sexual abuse.
An acupressure session with Shira invites your whole being into balance and harmony. Like others, you're likely to find her refined skills, whole-hearted tenderness, and absolute confidentiality an optimal support of your health, healing, and growth.
Learn more about acupressure or call/email Shira for a free consult.
"a shira session"... Shira (seemingly) effortlessly created an invitation for me to explore the conscious and unconscious within me. the song of her voice suggests safety, acceptance and non-judgement. she is a true gem!
Life may present many challenges. If you find that you cannot afford the current rates and are truly interested in acupressure treatments, please contact Shira to discuss payment options.
Expect to be treated gently and compassionately.