Huge THANK YOU to everyone who made this year's Touch of Chico a wonderful event! Thank you to the awesome Bodyworkers who gave massage all afternoon, thank you to the musicians, to the vendors, to all the volunteers and to the Chico Creek Nature Center for hosting us.
Plus a very special Thank You to KZFR programmer Diane Suzuki, One World Music Host, (pictured below) for not only Coordinating the Bodyworkers and Skills Share classes but also for giving massage all afternoon at the event.
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The Touch of Chico is a peaceful, holistic health
event that KZFR has been proud to host for 13 years. Come enjoy a
variety of massage and bodywork under a canopy of trees while local
musicians play sweetly on a gentle breeze all at the Chico Creek Nature
Only $1 a minute for bodywork.
List of Bodyworkers and Skill Share class schedule is below.
Musical Line Up includes: Jimmy Brobeck, Deedee Vest, Hannah Jane Kile, Tim Kemper & Stevie Cook!
We encourage you to ride your bike to this event in beautiful Bidwell Park AND to bring a refillable container as we will have a Klean Kanteen water-filter Refill Station.
Special Thank you to the Chico News & Review for being our media sponsor!
Skill Share Class Schedule:To sign for a particular class(es), please, contact Diane Suzuki firstname.lastname@example.org Please, title your email "Skill Share sign up". Each class is $7
12:15- 12:45 Balinese Healing with Ni Wayan Ekarini
Balinese healing is based on the principle of Sekala-Niskala, which holds that we all live equally in two worlds; the seen or conscious world (Sekala), and the unseen or psychic world (Niskala). Balinese healers engage the help of the higher divine source during each healing session to draw upon the universal life force (prana).
1-1:45 Jin Shin do with Malama MacNeil
Basic introduction to Asian 5 Element theory applications for wellness: "Identify the 5 phases, trace the 12 channels, and locate some major points of energy flow cultivation as taught in Jin Shin Do (way of the compassionate heart) acupressure."
2-2:45 Qigong with Bonnie Eskie
Qigong for health, relaxation, and emotional wellness. We will learn some of the basics of qigong practice such as correct breathing and posture, which will also include exercises that are known to benefit the circulatory, digestive, lymphatic and hormonal system.
3-3:45 Self-hypnosis with Julia Ferre ,CHT (Certified Hypnotherapist)
It is possible to reach the hypnotic state by yourself and reap all the benefits of deep relaxation and bliss. Self-hypnosis is a useful tool for a range of application from pain relief to personal empowerment.
4-4:45 Health Care is Self-Care with Eartha Shanti
Self Care for the body, mind, heart, and spirit for a wholesome health! Serious Self Care requires energy, attention, and resources. Eartha presents new insights, new science, and a new mind set for health. Together, we brainstorm,plan and vision a personal self care program.
5-6 Harmonizing Chaos with Mahara Renay
Offering Terra CPTG Essential Oils in conjunction with learning some Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help Flows (Acupuncture Without Needles) to Harmonize the Emotions of Worry and Fear; "Harmonizing Chaos" and Balancing Right and Left Hemispheres of the Brain, Grounding, and Trust.
Weezie Campbell ~ Market Chair Massage & Founder of Touch of Chico!
Diana Suzuki ~ Enhanced Health
Shiatsu, reflexology, Swedish, Prenatal massage and End of Life Massage and other blended therapies at Back to Basics Chiropractics and Massage Therapy
Pyramid Michael ~ Health-E-2
Graceful Healthcare, Acupressure, Deep Tissue, Cranial-sacral (see ad in Lotus guide)
Offers “what you need today”, which can range from full body work,(clothed or unclothed), reiki and energy work, or massage for specific areas.
Ken Hanson ~ Stress Less, Smile More, Relaxologist
Certified Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master
Adam Moes,Lac ~ My Chinese Herbalist
Acupuncturist and Practitioner of Chinese Medicine mychineseherbalist.net
Deep Tissue, Prenatal Massage, Swedish, reflexology, Injury massage, cranio-sacral therapy, Structural Bodywork and Trigger Point Therapy. Specializes in headache reduction and low back and sciatica pain.
Sharon Fisher LMP,CMT
Table and chair massage, Swedish, sports massage, reflexology, pregnancy, and oncology.
Debbie Jordan ~ A New Beginning Massage Therapy and Wellness Center
Pain management, Deep Tissue, muscular reposturing and many other modalities.
Malama MacNeil ~ ManyGifts Healing
Craniosacral & visceral dynamics, acupressure, hospice touch, grief work support. Offering a seated acupressure pattern called “Spirit of Seva” for grounding, centering, and renewal.
Intuitive Massages, using Reiki, Cranial-sacral Therapy, and Swedish Massage. Remind your body how to relax so that your body-mind-spirit can be in balance.
Offers a healing and intuitive touch; skilled at listening to clients and to the subtle language of their bodies. Deep tissue, myofascial release, soft tissue release, Lomi Lomi and trigger point release.
Rain Aliza Scher
Swedish, Lomi Lomi, and Foot Reflexology.
Sierra Onnah ~ Embody Alchemy
A refreshing and revitalizing holistic style of bodywork for addressing discomfort and disharmony. Chinese Medical theory, acupressure, tui na, range of motion techniques, and flowing Qi gong.
Beth Sisk ~ Chair massage
Over 25 years of multiple modalities of massage
Bobbie Rae Jones ~ Massage By Bobbie Rae
14 years of experience - Swedish, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Lomi Lomi, Polarity, Energy healing, Guided Visualization, Guided Breathing, Stretch, Pilates, Astrology, Facials and Spa Therapies.
Mahara Renay ~ Essential Harmony and Grace
Offering Terra CPTG (Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade) Essential Oils in conjunction with Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help Flows; Balancing Right and Left Hemispheres of the Brain.
Jessie Lussier ~ Student at the Chico Therapy Wellness Center
Specializes in head and neck relaxation as well as range of motion