Services at Mindful Chai
Kimberly is a graduate of the Upledger Institute from which she has received advanced CST training credentials and works as a teacher’s assistant. Her expertise enables her to assist everyone from children to older adults as well as women during pregnancy. This gentle, hands-on method is especially effective for those dealing with cancer, nervous system and immune disorders. She is also trained in herbalism and aromatherapy, certified in Tibetan Sound Healing and has trained with Donna Eden in Energy Medicine for Women and Advanced Energy Medicine.
As a natural progression from teaching aerobics and exercise for 18 years, Kimberly became a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and worked for Opra Winfrey’s Harpo Studios in Chicago. During this time she also studied Structural Integration (Rolfing) and plunged into her passion for yoga. Over her career as both a yoga student and instructor, she has received training from many yoga notables including David Swenson, Seane Corne, Erich Schiffman, Gary Kraftsow, Shiva Rea, Paul Grilley and Sara Powers.
Kimberly has been a practicing meditation and mindfulness with many great teachers for over 16 years. For Kimberly, the source that nourishes her, her practice and clients is meditation. She is a long-time student of the highly regarded Tibetan meditation masters, the Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches. Under their tutelage she facilitates calm abiding meditation and yoga classes at the Palm Beach Dharma Center. Kimberly has lead inspirational and gently-challenging yoga and meditation classes in South Florida venues including the Breakers Hotel, Hotel Biba and the Palm Beach Dharma Center. She also teaches “Beach Baby Yoga” for pregnant women and has conducted an Exotic Yoga Retreat in Bali, Indonesia. Most recently, Kimberly has been studying and traveling extensively with teachers in India and Nepal adding richness to her teachings and therapeutic approach. She is fascinated by Tibetan culture and is devoted to blending Eastern and Western philosophy by studying Tibetan language and attending rigorous Buddhist practices.
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 10 week program $1000.00 (10 sessions)
Kimberly teaches 8 week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Programs based on University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Stress Reduction Clinic. MBSR is a relatively new field within behavioral medicine and mainstream health care developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and his colleagues and there is a great deal of medical research on its benefits for the wellbeing of individuals. She is a graduate of 2 MBSR professional training programs under the direction of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn and Dr. Saki Santorelli, and continued her studies with senior staff at the Center for Mindfulness at The University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Licensed Massage Therapy
Massage is not only a luxury, it is medically essential to optimize self-healing systems in the body. Kimberly La Rue offers individual or package sessions utilizing Myofascial Release, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage. Our sessions are developed with an insightful blend of practical therapies to address your specific needs. We use the finest oils, creams and aromatherapy products from across the globe to fine-tune and amplify the healing practice. In addition to individual therapy sessions, Mindful Chai offer couples massages and training for cultivating mindful touch for couples.
Mindfulness Health Coaching
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle light-touch approach that releases tensions deep in the central nervous system to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance. CST is great for special populations, individuals with complications from other forms of therapy or traditional medical treatment. CranioSacral is also effective for improving overall health and well-being. Kimberly La Rue is Advanced Trained by The Upledger Institute and also trained in Pediatric CranioSacral Therapy and is specialized in working with cancer patients and their caregivers.
One to One Yoga Instruction also available via Skype
Incorporate yoga into your lifestyle, on *or* off the mat. Mindful Chai yogi Kimberly La Rue is versed in many eclectic styles, including Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Tibetan and Aqua. We offer Fusion Classes which we incorporate traditional yoga postures blending core strength, breath awareness, energy medicine. Go beyond your practice by incorporating partner yoga, or slo-o-o-o-o-ow down your practice to infuse the optimal Yin vibration to bring healing to the network of tissue throughout your body.
Tibetan Sound Healing
A fully immersive experience in energetic awareness, sound healing is a therapeutic system utilizing sound frequencies delivered directly to tissues in the body to stimulate and awaken the body’s finely developed and intuitive channels for vitality. Kimberly La Rue has been trained and certified in Bali, Indonesia by Light Spirit Sound and Healing Center.