Whether it is Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Facial Treatments or any of our other services, perfection is our goal. Our peaceful atmosphere combined with our nothing less than exceptional service keep our clients returning over and over again.
Experience our "75 minute signature massage" and give yourself a little extra time to relax your body AND SPIRIT.
Anam Cara, an old Irish term, means soul friend. When you have an anam cara, you are accepted and understood unconditionally, there is a deep sense of belonging and recognition, and you feel at home. That’s how we want our clients to feel when they visit us at Anam Cara Wellness. We are conveniently located in the heart of the quaint town of Vienna, just one mile from the Vienna Metro Station in Fairfax County, Virginia. We are less than a 10 minute drive from Tyson's Corner, on Route 123 which becomes Maple Avenue when you enter Vienna. Since opening in 2006, our clients have come from all over the Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC area to be pampered, healed and balanced with the best massage therapy in the area. Our location is only minutes from Reston, Herndon, McLean, Oakton, Falls Church and Centreville VA.
Anna Schachinger, Certified Massage Therapist, Reiki Master, Reflexology, Belavi Facelift Massage, Manual Lymph Therapy, Chakra Balancing
Annie Schachinger, facilitator of Anam Cara Wellness, LCMT, Reiki Master Teacher, Certified Reflexologist, Belavi Facelift Massage Specialist, and Manual Lymph Therapist has developed her own “signature” massage session. Annie has given many treatments combining massage with Reiki to enhance her client's release of physical and emotional stress. As a massage therapist, her rhythmic technique has been highly praised by clients and fellow massage therapists for its effectiveness in opening energy channels and inducing deep relaxation while experiencing therapeutic massage.
Annie also specializes in deep tissue massage and trigger point release of the shoulders, back and neck, as well as manual lymph drainage therapy. Stress, sitting in traffic, weight lifting, repetitive movements and fibromyalgia are all contributors of tight muscles and active trigger points in the shoulders and neck area.
Using these techniques can assist in releasing the restrictions in the muscles that cause pain and stiffness. It is of the highest importance to Annie that her clients receive a personalized, caring and healing session.
To make an appointment with Annie, please email her at Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.
Annie will not be taking new clients until January 2020. Striving to give the best therapeutic and healing sessions to all of her clients, it is important to her that the time spent with each of them is of the highest quality. To schedule ahead for January, please feel free to send an email to Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.
ISUN for the Body
Marybeth Spain is a Virginia-licensed Board-Certified Massage Therapist through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She excels in helping clients relax more deeply, release stress, and feel more inner harmony and wholeness through her practice of Reiki and Energy Restructure.
Marybeth also teaches meditation and is a certified spiritual-development instructor through the Free Soul program. She has been a Reiki practitioner and Free Soul instructor since 1987 and Reiki Master since 1993. She added Energy Restructure to her practice in 2000. Marybeth offers private Reiki and Energy Restructure sessions, Reiki trainings (Levels 1, 2, and Master), and instruction in relaxation and meditation, which she often integrates into her sessions.
Mental anxiety, emotional distress, and physical injury can cause our underlying energy system to become sluggish, blocked, or stagnant. Reiki, Energy Restructure, and meditation are outstanding processes for the release of such physical, mental, and emotional tension. Marybeth helps clients minimize their tension and stress from daily life and release physical, mental, or emotional pain resulting from any type of trauma or limitation. Her sessions facilitate a more balanced flow of energy and a stronger feeling of joy, freedom, vitality, and inner peace. She brings deep focus and presence to each of her sessions and fosters an atmosphere of complete safety, acceptance, and wholeness.
Marybeth offers classes and consultations in spiritual development, meditation, intuition, and personal growth through the Free Soul Program. Free Soul is a non-profit education program that teaches practical skills for stress management, inner calm, natural mood elevation, mind/body self-healing, soul awareness, heightened intuition, and more. The program was founded by Pete Sanders in 1980 in Sedona, Arizona. Pete is a 1972 honors graduate of M.I.T., where he specialized in the field of brain study. The program incorporates scientifically sound mind-body-soul techniques developed by Mr. Sanders to help people tap into and realize their full potential. The program recognizes our innate spiritual and intuitive abilities and guides students in developing them safely and responsibly. In Pete's words, "The primary purpose of Free Soul is to share skills that help people be their own best spiritual teachers." Marybeth has been a Certified Free SoulTM Instructor and Counselor since 1987.
To make an appointment with Marybeth, please call her at 703-298-2692 or email her at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete description of Marybeth's services, visit her website: www.adeepercalm.com.
Anam Cara welcomes Marcus Walther to our family of practitioners!Marcus Walther, BCTMB, CMT.
Marcus is an integrative bodywork therapist, specializing in craniosacral therapy and energy balancing. He is board certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).
His magic is in listening. Marcus specializes in helping clients relieve stress, pain and overwhelm so they can be true to themselves. His journey into holistic health began in the background of earning a Bachelor's degree in International Relations at the College of William and Mary. He began to explore and study our relationship to the universe.
After college, his explorations led to a new understanding of plants, herbal medicine and the energy field around all things. In 1999 he enrolled in the School of Heart Awakening in Arizona, where he began to fine tune this energetic awareness.
In 2002, returning to northern Virginia, Marcus immersed himself in the study of flower essences by working for a company called Perelandra, deeply integrating that which was seen in the native teachings: the Divine is in everything and that humans must honor and work together with this Intelligence to produce results that are balanced and without unintended side effects.
In 2005, Marcus graduated from the Cayce/Reilly School of Massage in Virginia Beach, Virginia and has since been providing services at the Edgar Cayce Association for Research and Enlightenment(A.R.E.) Health Center & Spa. Additionally, Marcus works from a private office. His range of experience in bodywork and energy work is extensive, including biodynamic craniosacral therapy, Young Living essential oils, the emotion code, quantum touch, reconnective healing, flower essence therapy and more. His passion is teaching and empowering you to connect with your own inner physician, using the skills gleaned from his many years of study and practice.
Marcus currently lives in Virginia Beach with his wife, Carla. He also offers services once a month in Vienna, VA. He welcomes You to expand Your awareness. Feel the magic that is You!
1 hour Energy Balancing/Reiki $89
If you would like more information or to make an appointment, please contact Marcus at (757)753-4940 or visit his website at www.pathways2health.net
BELAVI FACELIFT MASSAGE
The Belavi features the use of cosmeceutical and organic
grade botanicals that cleanse, tone, clarify and moisturize the skin
while engaging the senses. Our Belavi clients truly love this pampering
treatment and their firmer glowing skin.
This treatment is a highly effective, luxurious, and safe method of treating the problems of aging skin. Originally developed in 1982 by the founder of the Award Winning Belavi Institute, this 75 minute session includes specifically designed massage, acupressure and lymphatic drainage techniques to firm and tone the muscles of the face and neck effectively lifting the skin. Clients see and feel the difference after the first treatment.
Other benefits include increased blood and oxygen flow promoting nutrition to the skin cells, stimulation of elastin and collagen production, lymph drainage to remove toxins, smoothing of facial lines and wrinkles, stress reduction, and many more.
Annie Schachinger has been trained and certified by the Bellanina (formerly Belavi) Institute in the art of this anti-aging facial treatment.
For more information about Belavi or to make an appointment, please call Annie at (571) 236-8096 or email her at Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com.
After you experience the inviting aromas, feel the purity, and see the results you may never want to use anything else on your skin.
This exclusive 75 or 90 minute facial treatment is specific to skin type and includes:
Please contact (571)236-8096 or email Annie@AnamCaraWellness.com to make an appointment.
Your skin and your senses will love this skin rejuvenating treatment!
Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) is a system of Enlightenment and a Hands on Healing art developed in the early 1900's by Mikao Usui in Japan. It is an art that is passed from Master to student. The word Reiki comes from two Japanese words - Rei and Ki, meaning Universal Life Force Energy. The term "Reiki" is used to describe both the energy and the Usui system of using it.
A standard treatment includes placing the hands on various areas of the body, such as the head, shoulders, stomach, knees and feet. People's experiences vary during a Reiki session; however, most people feel the energy as heat. They may feel tingling, vibrating or waves of energy from the hands of the practitioner.
As the Reiki energy begins to release blocks caused by
tension, anxiety, fear, or other negative thoughts and feelings, some
people drift off to sleep or enter into a light dreamlike state. Some
see colors, report spiritual experiences and mystical visions.
To set up a Reiki appointment with one of our practitioners, please:
Chakra Clearing and Balancing can be a very effective modality to bring peace and balance to the mind, body and spirit. Chakras are spinning wheels of life force energy (chi) centers within the body that can become stagnant and dysfunctional due to stress and environmental factors. Lorna uses energy work to clear, open, balance and enhance the flow of chi in your chakra system. When our chakras are balanced, we feel and look refreshed, renewed, and relaxed.
“I've been going to Anam Cara for years and would not think about going anywhere else! Annie and her team are awesome! Everyone is very professional and they really care about you! Your session is customized to how you are feeling that day. If you haven't tried reflexology or Reiki, I'l highly recommend it that!
I have arthritis in my knees and after my session, I feel like I'm 20 again. The massages are amazing too!
“Do you want to take a trip to a pleasant, far away place and never leave Vienna? Annie's abilities as a holistic body therapist will cause you to leave this place behind and find yourself on a tropical island, a library, or whatever place you feel safe, relaxed and refreshed. I cannot adequately utilize words to convey the healing and rejuvenation you will experience during a session with Annie. You WILL return over and over again to Annie for a refreshing and relaxing therapeutic session.” --J. Kell, January 2008
“My experience at Anam Cara was amazing. I honestly left feeling rejuvenated – like I was on Cloud 9! I look forward to more Reiki and reflexology treatments. I have also had some great results from the Forever Living products that were recommended to me. Thank you!” --J. Briggs
“The lyrical precision of Annie's integrated massage felt as though my body was tuned up at the deepest cellular level." --L. Bergman
“When Annie gave me a massage with Reiki, I was so relaxed afterwards that I felt like a completely renewed person. I also felt the warmth of energy swirling throughout my body. She is an amazing person as well as practitioner." --M. Payne
“Thank-you so very much for the most enjoyable and relaxing treatment I’ve had in a great while. Your heart comes out through your touch, and gentleness in your hands.” --Angela A., November 2005
Anam Cara Wellness offers reflexology, massage therapy, reiki, Belavi facial massages and other services and their Vienna, Virginia location is convenient to Oakton, McLean, Tysons Corner, Fairfax, Chantilly, Burke, Annandale, Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria, Reston, Great Falls, Herndon, Centreville and other areas of Northern VA.
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