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Aesthetics and Facials
Fraxel Laser Treatment
Bach Flower Remedies
Holistic Chiropractor
Holistic Health

Detox Body Wrap
Healing Consultant
Sound Healing
Shamanic Healing
Tai Herbal Ball
Warm Bamboo Treatment
Zero Balancing


Acupuncture is an ancient oriental form of medicine that works to reestablish the energetic balance of the body, mind and spirit. Acupuncture is appropriate for most health conditions. Proven effective over thousands of years, it is the oldest continuously practiced medical system and is used by one-third of the world as a primary health care system. Our licensed acupuncturists are Justin Landers, Dipl. OM., and Gail Colangelo L.Ac. and they are available by appointment.
90 minute Initial Consultation - $150, 60 minute visit - $80

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Aesthetics and Facials

Vitamin C Radiance Facial
This facial brighten and tightens the skin while stimulating collagen production. Leaves skin fresh and radiant.
One hour - $90

Blueberry Bliss Facial
Antioxidant facial aimed at brightening the skin and correcting free radical damage.
One hour treatment - $90

Glycolic Peel
Removes the outer layer of skin revealing a new smooth layer of skin. Addresses fine lines and wrinkles, dry skin, acne prone skin and uneven pigmentation.
One half-hour treatment - $60

Red Wine and Rose Petal Facial
This facial uses the wine-derived, anti-aging ingredient resveratrol and contains the anti-inflammatory properties that help protect skin from the damaging effects of the enivornment, reducing wrinkles, stimulating cellular turnover and increasing collagen production.
One hour treatment - $90

Pumpkin Enzyme Facial
Wonderful pumpkin aroma! Removes dead skin cell build-up and stimulates cell regeneration with enzymes that exfoliate, leaving skin clear, smooth and refreshed.
One hour treatment - Regular price $90

Modified Jessner Peel

A Synergy of effective acids helps reduce the appearance of melasma, freckles, acne and mild cases of rosacea.
One half-hour treatment - $60

Salicylic Peel

Deeply cleanses pores with aniseptic properties. Treats acne and rejuvinates skin.
One half-hour treatment - $60

Microdermabrasion is a mechanical peel that rejuvenates your skin, diminishes lines, wrinkles, age spots, or scaring and leaves your skin smooth with a youthful glow. Restores your skin to reveal a softer smoother more vibrant complexion using non-allergenic crystals. Reduces fine lines and wrinkles with absolutely no down time.
One hour full treatment - $55 (Spring special price), regular price $125

Facial Waxing now Available!
Brows: $20
Lip $15

Fraxel Laser Treatment

Laser Resurfacing
Life Changes Your Skin, Fraxel ® Treament Restores It!

Offering a new aesthetic solution to turn back the clock on aging and sun-damaged skin without the need for surgery.

The Fraxel ® Restore Laser is the most advanced skin rejuvenation treatment available on the market today.

Imagine going back to a time before you worshiped the sun, suffered acne scarring, or discoloration - to a time when your skin was smooth and glowing. Fraxel Laser Treatment is a safe, FDA-approved, non-invasive procedure that allows you to rediscover the fresh, smooth, healthy glow of your youth with very little downtime. Gain a renewed sense of confidence with this safe, non-invasive, non-ablative procedure. The Fraxel Laser treatment corrects:

• Discoloration hyper-pigmentation or uneven skin tones
• Melasma (the "mask of pregnancy")
• Age spots, brown spots (pigmented lesions)
• Fine lines and wrinkles (around eyes and mouth)
• Acne & surgical scarring/stretch marks
• Enlarged pores/rough texture

Think of your skin as a family portrait or digital photograph in need of high-quality restoration or touch-up.Just as a damaged painting is delicately restored one small area at a time, or a photograph is altered pixel-by-pixel, Fraxel Treatment improves your appearance by affecting only a fraction of your skin at a time with thousands of microscopic laser spots. Since Fraxel treatment is so precise, it's safe and effective on delicate areas like the neck, chest, hands and forearms, in addition to the face. All laser treatments administered by a Registered Nurse.

FRAXEL: restore . . . for a more refreshed, younger appearance!
Call today for a complimentary consultation. 443-433-0462
(monthly payment plans available)

Bach Flower Remedies

Created by Dr. Edward Bach, the Bach Flower System is considered a complete system of healing. Utilizing a repertoire of 38 different flower essences in conjunction with spiritual and holistic healing principles, the Bach Flower System is a powerful tool for transformation and improved well-being.

Bach Flower Remedies support the process of transformation and change by helping to create greater balance through transmuting emotions and long held patterns. The remedies can also strengthen your energetic field so you are able to move fluidly in the world, to have healthier relationships and experience more joy and ease of well-being.

Evaluation is done though a consultation and detailed questionnaire. This helps to determine core issues and treatment remedies. Most often a combination of five to seven remedies is prepared, which are taken orally or through a topical spray. Bach Flower Remedies are gentle and effective; they can do no harm. The remedies are beneficial for pregnant women, babies, children, teens, adults, and animals. Some of the areas Bach Flower Remedies may provide support in addressing are Transitions, Loss/Grief, Trauma/Abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Life Direction, Energetic Sensitivity, Fatigue, ADD/ADHD, and Self-Confidence.

Beth Terrence is available by appointment.

1 Hour Session includes Consultation & Customized Bach Flower Remedy - $100

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Bowenwork is a gentle and effective manual therapy that balances tension patterns in the body, resulting in a state of deep relaxation.

Bowenwork addresses the body as a whole. It affects not only the musculoskeletal framework, but also the fascia, nerves, and internal organs. The body's integrated response to Bowenwork improves circulation and lymphatic drainage; it also enhances the assimilation of nutrients and the elimination of toxins from the body.

Bowenwork is extremely gentle, is appropriate for anyone, and can assist recovery from many conditions. During Bowenwork, the practitioner places fingers or thumbs on the skin over precise points on muscles, tendons or other soft structures. The practitioner then applies gentle rolling pressure to effect a change in the underlying tissue. The changes stimulate the body's autonomic nervous system to rebalance. Once this occurs, the body can initiate a healing response on structural and energetic levels.

$50 Half Hour Sessions with Helen Leonard, $90 One Hour Sessions

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Holistic Chiropractor

Kathryn Alexander, DC, operates a unique holistic chiropractic practice in that she uses low-force techniques such as DNFT, Applied Kinesiology, Sacro-Occipital Technique, and Graston. They differ from "mainstream" chiropractic techniques in several ways:

• No "snapping" or "cracking"
• Whole-body approach
• Incorporation of craniosacral, acupressure, and nutrition modalities.

Her goal is to work with each client to develop a program of care to help them reach their health goals. This can improving overall function as well as reducing pain.

Chiropractic - Adding years to your life and life to your years!

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first visit.
24 hours notice is required when cancelling or changing appointments.
If 24 hours notice is not given there may be a cancellation fee.

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Holistic Health

Breda Pixley , Rn CCH RSHom (NA), of Solas Holistic Health Care, offers many holistic services at Ridgely Retreat. T hese services include Homeopathy, Reiki, Reflexolgy, Bach Flowers, Gemmos Herbals.
Solas Holistic Health Care is a complete system of health care that is safe for the very young, the elderly, and even during pregnancy. It alleviates many of our modern day illnesse, strengthens our bodies against further illnesses, and has been well researched and successfully used for over two hundred years.
Please call (410)-980-6188 or email solasholistic@comast.net for more information or to set up an appointment.

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Detox Body Wrap

The detox body wrap combines nine essential oils that accentuate your specific skin type for the ultimate body treatment. You first are given a full body exfoliation and the detoxifying body wrap moisturizes your skin for approximently twenty-five minutes, releasing toxins from your body and leaving your skin feeling silky smooth. The treatment is then complimented with a full body mini-massage at the end.
One hour detox - $95

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Dr. Gwen G. MacGregor
Intuitive, Certified Hypnotherapist, Medical Intuitive, Palmist, Tarot Reader and Metaphysical Life Coach.

Dr. Gwen MacGregor is a nationally recognized intuitive, life coach and metaphysical teacher with clients in 37 states and 7 countries. As a spiritual counselor, Gwen has dedicated the last 32 years of her life to promoting balanced spiritual and physical integration. Her readings move clients to take greater responsibility for their own lives and success.

Intuitive, Palm or Tarot Readings, Hypnotherapy, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Pain, Stress, and Past Life Regression
60 minutes - $110, 30 Minutes - $80

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Our experienced full time massage therapists:

Karen Forloines, RMP, NCBTMB
Deep Tissue, Swedish, Fertility, Prenatal, Reflexology,
Aromatherapy Massage, Myofascial Release, and Detox Body Wraps.

Jose Vega, LMT, NCBTMB
Deep Tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Release

Sarah Thompson, LMT, NCBTMB
Deep Tissue, Swedish, Prenatal

Types of massage that Ridgely Retreat offers:

Swedish Massage
This traditional massage is customized for each guest and is perfect if you have sore muscles following golf, tennis, or strenuous activity, or are experiencing stress that comes from everyday living. Pinpoint your needs with your therapist. He or she will design a massage to alleviate your symptoms and take you to a new level of relaxation or energy enhancement.
90 minutes - $120, 60 minutes - $90, 30 minutes - $50

Deep Tissue Massage
This massage is designed to reach the deeper tissue structures of the body, and is excellent for those who prefer deep and direct pressure for relaxation and stress relief. Deep Tissue Massage is recommended only for those who receive massage on a regular basis.
90 minutes - $120, 60 minutes - $90, 30 minutes - $50

Myofascial Release
Myofascial Release is a highly specialized deep fascia stretching technique used to treat a variety of soft tissue problems including pain, tension and decreased flexibility.
90 minutes - $120, 60 minutes - $90, 30 minutes - $50

Craniosacral Therapy
Cranial sacral therapy can relieve the pain and symptoms of many common problems like headaches, neck pain, back pain, resulting from stress and injury. Cranial sacral therapy can also alleviate such conditions as migraine headaches, TMJ, fibromyalgia and general anxiety.
90 minutes - $120, 60 minutes - $90, 30 minutes - $50

Fertility Massage
Aims to relieve stress and achieve physical and emotional well-being. During the massage the therapist will guide you through patterns of relaxed breathing and bodily awareness as Swedish Massage and Myofascial techniques are used with attention to alleviate stress in the pelvic region.
90 minutes - $120, 60 minutes - $90, 30 minutes - $50 Couples Massage
You can enjoy total relaxation with our couples massage with optional fa

Aromatherapy Massage
This massage incorporates essential oils combined with the therapist’s touch that can create a massage that will be either stimulating and revitalizing, or calming and relaxing. Your choice of fragrance.
90 minutes - $125, 60 minutes - $95, 30 minutes - $55

A gentle massage focusing on areas of discomfort associated with pregnancy. Soothing and relaxing is our air for the mother-to-be. (Contraindicated during the first trimester)
60 minutes - $90

5 One Hour Massages - $425.00
5 Thirty Minute Massages - $225.00

Please arrive 10 minutes early for your first visit.
24 hours notice is required when cancelling or changing appointments.
If 24 hours notice is not given there may be a cancellation fee.

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Naturopathic Medicine

Our Naturopath, Dr. Kevin Passero N.D., offers a unique science-based approach to addressing health care needs naturally. He offers an array of valuable services including:

• Homeopathy
• Botanical Medicine
• Clinical Nutrition
• Acupressure.

His practice focuses on Pediatrics, Women’s Health (including Bio- Identical/Natural Hormone Replacement), Cancer Support and Auto-immune Conditions. To learn more visit his website at www.healthtides.com or call his office, 443 433 5540.

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Mat Pilates are offered in groups at the Treehouse Studio in accordance to our monthly schedule.

The Pilates Studio, Pilates on Ridgely, is a co-op of Certified aparatus Pilates instructors. We offer private, duet, and group classes with up to four participants. Create your own class or join an existing class. Equipment includes reformer, tower, and chair. See below for studio class schedule and instructor information.

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Reiki/Energy Balancing

Reiki means "universal life energy" and is an ancient system of natural healing used to stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level. To schedule an appointment for a Reiki session, please call 443-433-0462.
Lauren Kelly-Washington, Reiki Master, is available by appointment Tuesdays and Saturdays. Lolly Jefferson, Reiki Master, is avaliable by appointment.
90 minute session - $105, 60 minute session - $75, 30 minute session - $40

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Reflexology* by Karen Forloines, RMP
60 minutes (includes lower legs) - $90.00, 30 minutes - $50.00

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Shamanic Healing

Shamanic Healing with Beth Terrence:
Shaman, Facilitator, Holistic Practitioner, Certified Zero Balancer, Bach Flower Registered Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master

Shamanic Healing is based on the ancient tradition of shamanism, which holds that everything in existence has a spirit, is alive and is interconnected through what is called “the web of life”. For thousands of years traditional cultures have utilized shamanic healing techniques; today, shamanic healing offers a powerful gateway for transformation, healing and personal growth in our modern world

In traditional shamanic practice, one enters a naturally altered state - often by using drums or rattles to create a sound field that changes consciousness. This altered state, called a shamanic journey, is used to access help and wisdom from within. By shifting into this altered state of consciousness, we become able to access guidance and insight that is beyond the physical or mental levels. We also reconnect with aspects of ourselves, which may have been wounded or become lost through our life experiences. Through this process of reconnection, we begin to integrate all that we have experienced and open to a sense of renewed sense of wholeness.

With over 10 years of shamanic training, Beth has studied with a number of teachers and varying traditions. In addition, she has apprenticed with Shaman Ross Bishop, author of Healing the Shadow. Through this apprenticeship, she has trained in a specific form of shamanic healing which integrates inner child process work with the shamanic journey. The goal of this work is to support clients in connecting with their inner children to facilitate their own process of transformation and healing. As in all shamanic work, this special technique connects us to our sacred wound, the illusion of separation from creation, and offers a unique tool to foster wholeness. This work is beneficial to everyone, but can be extremely helpful for those working to address anxiety, depression, loss/grief, trauma/abuse, addictions/recovery and both major and minor life transitions.

Check Our Special Events Schedule for Upcoming Workshops
Beth is available by appointment.
Shamanic Healing is available on it’s own or as part of an Integrative Holistic Session which incorporates other modalities such as Zero Balancing, Bach Flower Remedies, Meditation & Mindfulness and Energy Healing.

90 Minute Shamanic Healing or Integrative Holistic Session - $150

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Tai Herbal Ball Treatment

Ridgely Retreat introduces the latest herbal, aromatherapy treatment taking massage treatments to a whole new level!

The herbal ball treatment is traditionally a hot detoxifiying treatment. The balls are pressed a long the Sen Sib lines, or acupressure zones of the body in a series of motions that include: a pressing with steady downward pressure; a "rock n roll" or back and forth motion; a "rolling" or orbital circular motion; and a "dragging" motion, which is used to increase blood flow and lymphatic drainage. The ball is used in combination with traditional Thai or Swedish massage, or as a tool to work on specific parts of the body that need special attention for muscular tightness or pain.
90 minute treatment - $150

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Sound Healing

Sound healing is the intentional use of the voice or instruments to promote healing by restoring harmony to one’s whole being. When there is disharmony in the bodymindspirit, the use of sound vibration assists in bringing you back into alignment by restoring the natural frequency of organs and tissues in the body which become disrupted from stress and disease. Sound healing also expands consciousness and connects you with your divine essence.

Quartz crystal singing bowls assist in quieting “mind chatter” and allow you to relax into the present moment. The crystalline structures in blood, tissues and bones resonate with the vibrations of the crystal bowls, restoring balance and harmony. Andrea adds vocal toning with the bowls and may use other instruments during a healing session such as a rattle or frame drum. She also uses songs or mantras, and usually incorporates Reiki with the sound for a deeply relaxing and healing experience.

Andrea Wenger, MAHA, creates a safe and non-judgmental space to release stress, ease pain, relax deeply, and restore balance and harmony to your whole being: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Reclaiming her passion for music and singing, she has found Sound Healing to be a powerful tool assisting her clients in moving from anxiety and stuckness to peace, clarity, joy and a solid connection within. In addition to being a Sound Healer, Andrea holds a graduate degree in Applied Healing Arts from Tai Sophia Institute and is a Reiki Master Practitioner in the Usui tradition.

Check Our Special Events Schedule for Upcoming Sound Healing Workshops.
Andrea is available by appointment on Wednesdays. 90-minute session - $135, 60-minute session - $100

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Warm Bamboo Treatment

Escape from the cold and let the warm pressure of bamboo shoots melt away stress and smooth over sore muscles. This technique is integrated with Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage so heat will loosen the tissue while its being released. You can schedule this treatment as a full body appointment or as a compliment to any massage at no extra charge. Presented by Karen Forloines, RMP.

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Zero Balancing ®
Developed by Fritz Smith, MD, Zero Balancing with Beth Terrence is a powerful body-mind therapy that uses skilled touch to address the relationship between energy and structures of the body. Following a protocol that typically lasts 30 to 45 minutes, the practitioner uses finger pressure and gentle traction on areas of tension in the bones, joints and soft tissue to create fulcrums, or points of balance, around which the body can relax and reorganize.

Zero Balancing focuses primarily on key joints of our skeleton that conduct and balance forces of gravity, posture and movement. By addressing the deepest and densest tissues of the body along with soft tissue and energy fields, Zero Balancing helps to clear blocks in the body’s energy flow, amplify vitality and contribute to better postural alignment. A Zero Balancing session leaves you with a wonderful feeling of inner harmony and organization.

Zero Balancing can help relieve body aches and pain, release restrictions in movement, and provide lasting relief from emotional distress to improve overall quality of life. ZB can also be helpful with specific goals such as relief from back pain, improving concentration or sleep, releasing unwanted stress, eliminating old behavior patterns, and boosting well-being. Additionally, the principles of Zero Balancing can offer a structure for improved relationships, communication and self-awareness, which is cultivated through education, the ZB protocol, meditation, verbal processing and body/energy explorations.

Beth is available by appointment.
1 Hour Session Guided Meditation, Process Work & Zero Balancing Protocol - $100
30 Minute Tune Up Session - $65

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Ridgely Retreat is tucked away in charming West Annapolis
203 Ridgely Avenue Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Come enjoy. We'll be waiting.