Wellness Center


The Farm of Peace Wellness Center

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Opening in January 2018, the Farm of Peace Wellness Center offers support for healing of mind, body and spirit through a range of modalities that are complementary to standard medical practices.

Healing modalities include acupuncture, spiritual healing, couples and family counseling, stretching classes, writing from the heart, cupping, lymphatic drainage, conflict coaching and reconciliation.

The Center is a resource for anyone experiencing stress, health issues or relationship challenges, or who is seeking to improve wellness and live a more fulfilling life. It supports efforts to adopt more healthy lifestyles, without requiring any particular faith tradition or belief system.  The programs can be helpful for many chronic conditions, for dealing with life crises or trauma, or recovering from addictions.

Healing sessions typically take an hour for individuals or up to two hours for couples or groups, and are reserved by phone.  Payment is by heart donation at the time of treatment, to allow us to sustain the Center’s services while ensuring access for all. (Some modalities may have a minimum fee amount.)

Wellness Weekends are offered monthly, beginning Friday at 2 p.m. through noon on Saturday, with payment by heart donation and a minimum room charge of $30 per person.

 

Monthly Wellness Weekend
Next: Fri.-Sat., March 2-3

This program allows more time for sessions using a combination of modalities. The overnight program is held in comfortable single and double room accommodations at the Farm of Peace, with time also to relax, integrate, walk and enjoy the peace and rural beauty of the Farm and the surrounding forests.

Cost: Sessions in various healing modalities by freewill donation to practitioner (some modalities may have established minimum rates)
Accommodations: $30 per person minimum (you are welcome to give more as your heart moves you; participants are responsible to change bed linens and leave the room as you found it)
Meals: meals are on your own; bring food to prepare or visit local restaurants

Register or more information: Call Jamila Davies: 240-441-8715

 For more information about these modalities or to schedule a session with a Wellness Center practitioner, please call Jamila Davies: 240-441-8715

Modalities

Writing From the Heart with Jamila Davies – Friday afternoons; Saturday mornings during Overnight Wellness Program
Writing From the Heart is a tool of self-discovery and self-knowledge and a doorway to a deeper understanding of who you are. Jamila’s deepest desire is to help you open to the beauty and love you carry inside your own heart so that you may live in the fullness of the life God intended for you.

Integrative Mediation and Reconciliation with Dr. John Abd al-Qadir Davies – Thursday afternoons.
Sessions are for couples, families, friends, co-workers or groups who are willing to work through issues or patterns that are creating conflict, stress or separation between them. The goal is to create a renewed sense of connection, understanding, trust, love, or intimacy, or to redefine the relationship as may be needed. The mediator provides support and coaching as needed to open up communication and deepen connection, allowing for a more authentic, mutually empowering and appreciative relationship with each other.

Spiritual Healing and Coaching with Dr. John Abd al-Qadir Davies – Thursday and Friday afternoons.
Spiritual healing and coaching is for anyone experiencing stress, health issues or relationship problems, or anyone seeking to improve wellness, live a more fulfilling life, or deepen their connection with the Divine. This process is complementary to standard medical approaches to healing and is supportive of efforts to adopt more healthy lifestyles, or to recover from trauma, crises or addictions.

Spiritual Healing with Mary Morris – Friday Afternoons
Spiritual healing with Mary is an introspective and collaborative journey. Together, Mary and her client identify the source of challenges and, through meditative prayer, the heart is healed and the soul is uplifted.

Electro-Sound Lymphatic Drainage with Na’ima Bastress – Friday Afternoons
The lymph system is crucial to the body’s ability to ward off disease and to heal from injuries. The lymphatic system depends on physical activity to propel lymph through its vessels. This  state-of-the-art electro-sound lymphatic drainage technology decongests the lymph system and stimulates lymph flow painlessly and effortlessly in a gentle and soothing manner.

Acupuncture with Robert Jamil Bastress – Friday Afternoons
Acupuncture promotes natural healing. It can enhance recuperative power and immunity, support physical and emotional health, and improve overall function and well-being. It is a safe, painless and effective way to treat a wide variety of medical issues.

Cupping with Robert Jamil Bastress – Friday Afternoons
Cupping* is a method of healing used in many traditional cultures.  By heating glass cups or using plastic cups with suction the practitioner is able to remove toxins and relieve stagnation.  This improves circulation to the desired areas of the body and supports the healing response.

Stretching for Unity with Matt Nur Belmont – Monday and Friday at 8 a.m.; Friday at 6 p.m.
Held at the Farmhouse. This practice is based in the Baptiste vinyasa style of yoga and grounded in basic Sufi teachings, prayers, and chants but losing none of the Vedic wisdom which underlies yoga in all its forms. The intensity of the practice varies with the needs of the students. No registration required, just drop in. Tuition is by donation, whatever your heart calls you to give.

*Minimum fee: call for details.

Practitioners

NaimaNa’ima Bastress is a trained and certified Electrosound Lymphatic Technology practitioner and a Board Certified Occupational Therapist, as well as a spiritual healer and teacher.  She brings a soothing, compassionate and intuitive healing presence to her clients and is known for creating an environment that brings ease to over-busy lifestyles and health struggles.

 

 

 

Jamil2Robert Jamil Bastress is a licensed and nationally board certified acupuncturist. He specializes in natural pain management, digestive health and women’s health. Jamil is also a graduate of the Jaffe institute of spiritual and medical healing as well as a qi gong practitioner.

 

 

 

matt2Matt Nur Belmont completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training course based on the Baptiste vinyasa style, a vigorous vinyasa practice similar to Ashtanga. He adapts this training to suit the physical and spiritual needs of Farm of Peace residents and staff. Matt Nur will be pursuing an upper level 300-hour yoga teacher training course in 2018 as well as continuing Arabic and Qur’an studies and other aspects of Sufi training. He is committed to further developing a practice that promotes physical and spiritual healing and strengthening for his students.

 

Jamila DaviesJamila Davies has been journaling for more than fifty years. She has practiced and taught meditation to hundreds, including school children in India, and completed the Masters program in Spiritual Ministry at the University of Spiritual Healing and Sufism. She has taught Writing from the Heart since 2007. Jamila is active in a spiritual community dedicated to the principles of peace, love, justice, mercy and freedom and lives in a Sufi community at the Farm of Peace.

 

 

aqxDr. John Abd al-Qadir Davies’ transformative work in mediation, reconciliation, coaching and healing helps individuals, couples, families and groups move through difficult times to renewed understanding, commitment, love and sustained peace. He is a life-long peacemaker and a teacher in the Sufi way, integrating professional best practices and spiritual insights in his work. He has led peace initiatives in over 30 countries, and now devotes his energy to creating peace at home, a much overlooked foundation for a peaceful world.

 

Mary Maryam Morris has been helping people release self limiting beliefs and heal emotional trauma for 20 years. She has a master’s degree in Communicative Disorders and graduated from the Jaffe Institute of Spiritual Healing, later serving as a teaching assistant and adjunct teacher in Parenting from the Heart. Her life’s mission is to help people realize the truth of their being.