AKA HEALING and WELLNESS CIRCLE
A Community Approach to Mental Health
Back to Basics. Heal Thyself Naturally.
VISION: A Community that Heals Together Stands Together in Unity
To provide training and knowledge-sharing of evidence-based practices to enhance the resilience and optimal adjustment of individuals, families and communities who have endured extreme adversities, disasters and trauma.
GOALS & OBJECTIVES
To promote Non-conventional Modalities of Healing and Wellness for Individuals, Children, and their Families and Care-givers.
To provide a Sanctuary (or Safe Space) for Non-conventional Healing Modalities for Practitioners, Clients, Families, and Caregivers.
To utilize Native American, Asian, African, and/or Middle Eastern traditions in Circle Stages, Ethnic Food, Music, Dancing, and Storytelling as Healing Formats and/or Environments.
To allow the Creative Modes of Non-conventional Traditional Healing and Self-care to Flourish and Prosper for the General Wellness of the Community.
To connect and/or integrate non-conventional modes of healing & wellness with institutional health facilities open to collaborating with alternative medicine and innovative, nurse-driven healthcare solutions.
PROGRAMS &/OR ACTIVITIES
1. CIRCLE OF HEALING (STAGES)
Getting Acquainted, Building Relationships, Addressing Issues, and
Introduction, Incident, Impact, Reflection
3. FOOD AS MEDICINE
Nutrition/ Supplements/ AKA Wellness: Natural Organic Health
Proper Choices, Preparation, Cooking, Enjoyment
4. MOVEMENT AS HEALTH
Qi Gong, Yoga, Tai Chi Exercises, Rhythmic Dancing
5. STILLNESS MEDITATION
Qi Gong, Healing Sounds, Breathing Techniques, Focused Prayer
6. HOLISTIC HEALING
Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Ayurveda
7. THE NURSE IS IN: Health Screening, Education, & Outreach
Nutrition & Organic, Natural Foods Education
8. BUDDY SYSTEM : WAKE UP CALL
9. Retreats: "Putting God in our midst"
Juvenile & Adult Diabetes Education
Healthy Food Cooking, Herbalist, Naturopathist, Homeopathic, Ayurvedic,
Tradition Healing, Reiki, Acupuncture, Crystal Healing, etc.
Pediatrician Consultant: Dr. Francia de Vera, MD
Nurse Specialist in Juvenile Diabetes: Diabetes Health & Wellness Academy
Nutrition Education Specialist
Holistic Healing Specialist
Tradition Healer: Bro. AKA Tito de Vera
Community Health & Social Media Specialist:
Artistic Coordinator (incl. Herbal Gardening & Interior Design): Ping Panlilio
Program Coordinator: Ludy M. Resurreccion
Community Nurse & Educator: Surajowtie Jeenarine, RN, ASN, Midwife, LPN
Nurse Coordinator: Myrna D. Santos, RN, BSN, MSN, CNE
Operations/Executive Director: Bro. Aka Tito de Vera
11503 Atlantic Avenue
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
1963 Cynthia Lane
Merrick, NY 11566