Marla is dedicated to empowering others to heal themselves spiritually, physically and emotionally. As a Living Light Reiki Master for over 10 years, Marla enthusiastically practices and teaches Reiki. Currently, you can find Marla giving reiki to pregnant and postpartum mothers and teaching Mama Movement classes at Wise Women Care Associates in Medford ,OR. In addition to reiki, she leads women’s tantra classes and teaches yoga. She has worked on staff at Rehab Center Journeys Malibu bringing reiki, meditation, yoga and massage to the clients.

As an artist, Marla’s on camera career has led her to numerous acting and hosting engagements, including the holistic healing talk shows, Pathways to Health and Voice America’s Radio Show, Live! Love! Thrive! Marla has been traveling the world filming her on-going project Transformational Travel.

Now a mother and wife, she enjoys her life in Ashland, Oregon where she focuses on empowering women to access a deeper level of Self Love through their bodies. Her “Love Your Body Love Yourself” Coaching Program and Workshops teach how to have the right relationship with Body Image, Food and Weight. She supports women to become their Fullest and Yummiest self.




I offer private Kundalini Yoga Classes in the Los Angeles area. Classes are designed around your specific physical and spiritual needs and are conducted at a location and time of your choosing..

Kundalini yoga classes are a dynamic blend of postures, pranayama, mantra, music and meditation, which teach you the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation. Balancing body and mind enables you to experience the clarity and beauty of your soul. No previous experience in yoga is required for you to achieve results with your very first class. Men of great knowledge actually found out about the chakras – their workings, their powers. They found that the life of a human is totally based on these chakras. This total science gave birth to Kundalini Yoga.

“It is your Birthright to be Healthy, Happy, Holy.”
-Yogi Bhajan


Living Light Reiki Master and Massage Therapist and Marla Mervis is known best for her utilization of a variety of bodywork techniques including integrating the use of Reiki with Swedish Massage, circulatory therapy, sports massage and deep tissue. Her treatments are designed to best suit the needs of every client. Marla approaches each session by connecting the body, mind and spirit, creating a relaxing and holistic experience.

Marla began her work with the Living Light Reiki Community in New York City, NY. She moved to Los Angeles, California in September 2004 where she later graduated from the Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB). Marla launched Living Light Reiki on the west coast and now has thriving Classes and Workshops sharing reiki to many individuals who are seeking self-development and healing.

In addition to her Massage and Reiki Clientele, Marla teaches Tantra Workshops with partner Olaf Hartmann.

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Reiki is a hands-on healing technique that balances, realigns energy, and activates your own healing powers. It reduces stress, increases energy and focus, and enhances creativity.

Reiki is a Japanese word meaning Universal Life Energy, the energy that is inherent to all creation. It describes an ancient Tibetan energy balancing treatment. It is based on Traditional energy theory (Prana, Chi, Qi, Ki), and incorporates the meridian system of energy pathways running through the body which are commonly known as the Chakras.

Reiki is non-manipulative. Through loose clothing, the practitioner channels Universal Life Energy through their hands, helping to direct energy where it is needed.

Reiki is very relaxing and comforting. Some experience a deep meditative state, some fall asleep, and others become recharged. Some whose brains are on ‘overload’ simply enjoy giving up daily pressures for an hour and allowing their minds to quiet.

Reiki feels good. It is recommended as a treatment before and after surgery. It is helpful during illness, and can be used along with other conventional treatments. Reiki is recommended for people who feel perfectly healthy, to maintain an energetic balance which can help in the prevention of illness.
Reiki Practitioner Night
EXCLUSIVELY for REIKI PRACTITIONERS
7:30-9:30pm

If you are a Reiki Practitioner and would like to share an evening of powerful Healing Reiki Energy, please join us.

We are an ever growing community that LOVES Reiki and wants to share, learn, appreciate and of course heal ourselves and hold space for others. Although I will be facilitating this event, it is designed to be a collaboration of all Reiki Practitioner’s from all schools. Therefore bring an open heart and lightness of spirit and celebrate life together through Reiki!

The evening will involve a Bonding Meditation Circle and giving and receiving Reiki on Massage Tables

P.S. If you have a Massage Table that you are willing to bring, please let me know!! I would REALLY appreciate this offering!

FIRST TUESDAYS OF THE MONTH!!!!

January 1, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3

HILL STREET CENTER
237 Hill Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Parking available in the lot next door. Also, Y0u may park on Main St., 4th St., or in metered lots behind shops west of Main. there is ample surrounding street parking.

All Reiki Practitioners from all schools invited.

Please RSVP mmreiki6@yahoo.com or call 310-926-9163

Price $12
7:30-9:30pm


Living Light Reiki Circle
WEEKLY REIKI CIRCLE
Every Monday
7:00-9:00pm


Join this divine Reiki Circle where you will learn more about Reiki and experience a powerful meditation allowing you to receive an abundance of Reiki in an individual mini session.

Donation based $10-15 suggested

Centre for Life
13323 Washington Blvd. #202
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Reiki 1

REIKI-I helps you enter the flow by providing you with the tools for centering yourself, increasing self-confidence, and assisting you in manifesting your innermost desires. Once you are attuned to the energy, it is with you for life.

You explore a blend of Reiki and Metaphysics, and learn the art of Manifesting. You are taught to be a channel for the Universal Life Force Energy – also known as Reiki – and learn the hand positions to channel this energy for yourself and others. You experience two guided meditations, and receive four empowering attunements.

You are taught the ancient technique to access your Higher Self for improved creativity, clarity, and intent of purpose.

REIKI is cumulative – the more you give and receive, the more self-empowered you become!
Please contact marla at
Direct Phone: 310-926-9163
Email: mmreiki6@yahoo.com

Reiki 2

REIKI II energy is mature, grounded, stable and focused.

Learn three major symbols for:

– Empowerment

– Balance

– Absentee Healing

Learn how to use the symbols to focus energy with specific intent, enhancing your hands-on work.

Send distant REIKI energy anywhere, any time.

Connect with your Inner Child to remind you how beautiful the world looks through the eyes of a child. Restore the wonder and magic to your life!

Receive two Second Degree Attunements that work on the deepest part of the energetic body, and stimulates the development of your intuitive skills.

REIKI is cumulative – the more you give and receive, the more self-empowered you become!

Please contact marla at
Direct Phone: 310-926-9163
Email: mmreiki6@yahoo.com

Advanced Practitioner (AP)

This level is recommended for serious practitioners who want to take their practice to a higher level of awareness through greater understanding.

You receive five additional symbols, two powerful attunements, and two guided meditations.

Learn the art of Intuitive Diagnostics, which taps into the wisdom of your own being, allowing you to perceive the emotional roots of disease.

REIKI is cumulative – the more you give and receive, the more self-empowered you become!

Please contact marla at
Direct Phone: 310-926-9163
Email: mmreiki6@yahoo.com

Reiki Master Program

The Reiki Master Candidate Program is a year-long experience during which you learn to become a Reiki Master. The year is structured with a focus on personal growth, healing, and expansion. It is a year of commitment not only to Reiki, but also to yourself.

Requirements include: attending monthly 3-hour classes; participating in weekly Living Light Reiki Community Circles; hosting Living Light Reiki Community Circles under the direction of your Reiki Master; and observing 6 classes: 3 Reiki-I, 2 Reiki-II, and 1 Advanced Practitioner.

At year end, you receive the Master Symbol, learn the Attunement Process, and receive your Master Attunement, giving you the ability to teach Reiki, and attune your students.

Prerequisites: Reiki-I, Reiki-II, and Reiki-AP training with a Living Light Reiki Master,- Center of Living Light Certification as an Advanced the more self-empowered you become!

Investment: Contact Marla for more information on your investment. mmreiki6@yahoo.com or call 310-926-9163 Prerequisites: Reiki-I, Reiki-II, and Reiki-AP training with a Living Light Reiki Master,- Center of Living Light Certification as an Advanced the more self-empowered you become!

Children’s Reiki 1 Workshop

REIKI-I helps children enter the flow by providing them with the tools for centering, increasing self-confidence, enhancing self esteem, improving focus, concentration and listening skills while assisting them in manifesting and actualizing their hopes and dreams.

Once someone is attuned to the energy, it is with them for life.

Together we explore a blend of Reiki and Metaphysics (Energy – the Chakras), it’s History and learn the art of Manifesting.

Children are taught to be a channel for the Universal Life Force Energy – also known as Reiki – and learn the hand positions to channel this energy for themselves and others.

There will experience a guided meditation and receive two empowering double attunements.

They are taught the ancient technique to access their Higher Self for improved creativity, clarity, and intent of purpose.

Please contact marla at
Direct Phone: 310-926-9163
Email: mmreiki6@yahoo.com

Is Stress and Anxiety keeping you from enjoying your pregnancy?

Are you physically suffering from lower back pain, indigestion, insomnia, etc?

Does it feel like your emotions are all over the place?

REIKI CAN HELP!

Are you a Post Partum Mama who is exhausted? healing from pregnancy? overwhelmed emotionally?

Have you said things like this “ I love my baby and I know I am supposed to be happy however some days I am just too tired and emotional.”

REIKI CAN HELP!!!!

Why Reiki during Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum?

Reiki energy helps pregnant mamas with a myriad of physical symptoms, such as bloating, water retention, nausea, lower back and sciatica. Reiki’s relaxing and calming nature has helped many women sleep sounder and longer.

It can help mamas feel more grounded and release any anxiety, fears, emotions that are related to birth and pregnancy. Because reiki is the vibration of love, is a great connecter between mama and baby. Reiki can synchronize the energies and create a strong bond. Babies LOVE reiki!

Reiki can assist you in having a successful and fulfilling delivery. It removes energy blocks therefore allowing the birth to flow more freely. It can help create a more serene and calm atmosphere for the birth. Because reiki accelerates the healing process, it is a great aid for post partum recovery. Reiki’s creates ease and grace for the baby’s transition to the new environment and mama’s adjustments to new lifestyle with baby. It can also, aid to regulate the emotions and hormones that often shift dramatically after the birth. Want to learn more?

Check out these articles on Pregnancy and Reiki.

http://www.sacredchildbirthwithreiki.org/

http://www.dragonflyreiki.net/2010/07/reikis-benefits-for-pregnancy-birth-and-post-partum/

http://reiki-energy-massage.simdif.com/reiki_and_pregnancy.html



Massage/Reiki Sessions

Reiki Sessions
Massage Sessions
Combination Reiki/Massage Session

All sessions are kept confidential.
Discounted Packages Available

Space Clearing Sessions

$80 and up depending on the size of the home or apartment.

To experience the wondrous work of Marla Mervis contact her for an appointment.
Marla Mervis

Phone: 310-926-9163

Email:mmreiki6@yahoo.com

Voice America presents Live. Love. Thrive! – a radio talk show hosted and produced by Marla Mervis.


Live. Love. Thrive! encourages others to live life to the fullest by approaching life in a balanced and soulful way.

Through inspirational interviews, interactive signature segments and musical guests, Live. Love. Thrive! promotes a holistic approach for a healthy lifestyle. Marla and her guests explore insight and suggestions for flourishing on a daily basis.

By learning more about holistic and alternative health, we slay the dragons of our daily lives and reconnect with our power.

Experience the show that gives you permission to feel great!


Live. Love. Thrive!


Expand Your Mind and Ideas of Health by Traveling The World Holistically with Marla Mervis

Our show is designed for anyone whose desire is to connect with the powerful energy of historic sacred sites, learn holistic healing practices, and to engage in some of the most exciting destinations in the world. We will experience places that will inspire us to find kindness, to quiet our minds, and to appreciate the beautiful sights and gifts of nature.



We will learn about spiritual, mystical practices in different cultures and how they cultivate the union of spirit, and motivate us to live healthy lives. This show is a fun and entertaining experience-proving that health and vitality are full of laugher and Laughs and lots and lots of Heart.

St. Patrick's Cathedral
Tantra Journey to Ireland
Pathways to Health
Bali Series
Creativity
Balinese Treats
Journey to Lithuania



Performances


Hosting Credits:

Anchor for Holistic Channel Oasis TV. Holistic Healing Talk Show – “Pathways to Health”, “Spotlight on New York”, “Close Up on America’s Business”, “World Series of Poker 2007″. Spokesperson for “Living Well with Pierce Martin”,”“Davis Buck Cadillac”, “Kent State Admissions” and “World Peace 1 Grammy’s 2007″. Advocate & Speaker for Performing & Fine Arts in PA Public School.

Theatrical Credits

Founding member of All Girl Improv Troupe “The Mobichicks”, “Poor Fellas”, “Top Girls”, “Lysistrata”, “Buried Child”, “Think Twice”, “Annie Get Your Gun”, “Funny Thing Happened…”, “Grandma Sylvia’s Funeral”, “Murder of Joyce Carol Oates”, “Henry IV”, “Ravenna”.

TV/Film

“Passions”, “All My Children”, “Saurian” (Sci-Fi Channel Pilot), “Taxi Driver; My Friend”, NY Lawyers” (Pilot).

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How to use this Chakra Meditation CD. Each meditation can be used on it’s own for focused Chakra clearing or play the whole CD starting with Root Chakra and moving up to Crown Chakra. My intention is to offer Guided Meditations to enhance your own Meditation Practice. I pray you drop in deeply and feel the presence of Spirit.

Journeying Through The Chakras
Guided Meditations by Reiki Master Marla Mervis

Relaxing Into Meditation (feat. Charles Schacht)
Root Chakra (Grounding) [feat. Olaf Hartmann]
Sacral Chakra (Stimulate Your Creativity and Passion for Life) [feat. Amoraea]
Solar Plexus (Accept Your Perfection) [feat. Amoraea]
Heart Chakra (Give and Receive Love Freely) [feat. Amoraea]
Throat Chakra (Express Yourself With Joy) [feat. Amoraea]
Third Eye Chakra (Listen to Your Inner Wisdom) [feat. Amoraea]
Crown Chakra (Connecting to Oneness) [feat. Amoraea]
Integration of Chakras (feat. Charles Schacht)
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Musicians Info:

Amoraea – For more of Amoraea’s celestial soundtracts, stunning visionary art, wisdom teachings, and ceremonies, visit www.Divine-Blueprint.com

Olaf Hartmann – Visit www.Potentizinglife.com for all of Olaf’s beautiful offerings.

Charles Schacht – For more information on Charles Schacht’s music, please visit www.mankindinformation.com

Artist’s Artwork:

Cover Art: “Beloved”, ©2001, Mykal Aubry www.mykalaubry.com

CD Artwork by Sarah Green www.ordered-chaos.com

Back Cover Artwork By Diannah Morgan www.fcpeditor.com

Produced by Charles Schacht Consulting, Inc.

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Heal Your Self Meditation CD

As a perfect accompaniment to the Heal Your Self DVD, we created this special set of easy to follow meditations and relaxations, each of which can be completed in no more than twenty minutes, perfect for a busy schedule. With soothing background music and the comforting voice of Marla Mervis, this CD is bound to bring a deep sense of comfort, relaxation and healing to all that choose to enjoy.

Deep Relaxation (Yoga Nidra) (13:10) – Based on the Yoga Nidra style of deep relaxation, also known as psychic sleep, in a short period of time your body can achieve a deep and restful state.

Breath of Color Meditation (15:30) – The perfect way to calm the mind is to focus on the breath. Combining this with color visualization, both mind and body can restore balance and harmony.

Healing Light Meditation (12:44) – Light is one of the oldest and most precious of healing tools and in this meditation we use the Light to both nourish and heal.

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“Consider yourself in the flow of the positive energy of the universe if you have been drawn to Marla Mervis. I am so fortunate one to have received Reiki sessions and have been taught Reiki by Marla. She is my Reiki master, a mentor and ultimately, (and I dont use this word lightly) a healer. I truly believe when you are ready to change your life, Marla will enter. Her connection to the infinite wealth of health and healing is palpable. She is an extremely open person and has an unbelievable way of using that for love, for good and for the benefit of others. I have had many Reiki sessions and have never had a session that was in the realm of Marla’s. You can relax and have faith in the fact that you are in very special hands when you have a session with Marla. I am truly in gratitude every day to have her as my Reiki master and to have received powerful Reiki from her. She is the real deal!!!! THANK YOU MARLA! Thank you for changing my life and showing me the miracle of the “healing” touch”.
Blessings and Love to you always,

ERIKA GABRIEL
Psychic, Spiritual medium, Advanced Reiki Practitioner and Therapeutic Massage Therapist Philadelphia, PA


“I have been getting a massage from Marla during the last year and every time it a relaxing and therapeutic experience. My back problems have been addressed by her deep tissue techniques. I would definitely recommend her if you are in need of a therapeutic or relaxation massage. I have also worked with Marla on her new CD and my album and she is always a pleasure to work with. Thank you Marla”

Charles Schacht, Charles Schacht Consulting Inc.


“Marla is an extremely gifted massage therapist and healer. Not only does she possess the training and knowledge to give a healing physical massage, but she is a Reiki Master as well. Marla’s techniques address your body’s needs from the inside out. I know for a fact that I have resolved physical/emotional issues through Marla’s unique ability to help me heal myself. A few years ago, I decided to become a certified Reiki practitioner as well. I took Marla’s weekend course and it was a life-changer! In my opinion, there is no better person than Marla to guide you through that transition. Thank you Marla! The world is a better place for having you in it!”

Cara Petrie, Texas


“There are not enough words to describe how amazing Marla is. She is more than a teacher, I have come to think of her as a friend. As a Reiki Teacher, and a guide for Living Light Reiki events, she is an inspiring host and educator. Her warmth and guidance is immeasurable.”

Candice Diggs – Web Designer


“Marla is one of the purest channels of Divine Radiance that I have had the pleasure to connect with. When she lays her hands on me, I am instantly transported to a space of deep peace and presence. From that place, so much healing occurs. It is hard to put into words the mysteriousness of such an experience. I would highly recommend discovering what I mean for yourself! Thank you Marla for opening yourself up as such a clear channel and sharing your gift with me.”

Sarah Greene – Artist/Bodyworker




What others are saying about Reiki Circles and Classes



“The people that I met in this group were amazing! I have never felt so loved, accepted and understood by a group of total strangers. I could feel the waves of energy emanating from everyone and it just felt so calming and reassuring that I knew that I was meant to be there at that point in time. Thank you all for being there and making this Class so wonderful. Hope to see you all again.”






“A great place to learn about and enjoy Reiki!”

“Loved marla… she has incredible energy. Other master candidates that were there were fantastic as well.”

“It is a warm and friendly environment bringing much peace to the meditation and healing process.”



“A wonderful group of people. There was such positive, healing energy generated, and great sharing.”

“Warm energy and inviting people – very open and supportive.”

“This is simply an awesome group of people with the best of intentions. Wonderful loving energy.”

“It’s great!"

“Friendly people who love sharing reiki.”

“The Reiki Circle is awesome! If one is interested in taking Reiki courses this is an opportunity to experience what Reiki is.”

Children’s Reiki Blog
We have a lot to learn from children. They are so in touch with energy. They are reiki! As we grow, we lose our innocence and natural healing powers. Attuning a child to reiki will allow them to keep these powers with them their whole life! Giving children the tools to love themselves and have compassion for others and giving them ways to deal with life from the filter of reiki love is my intention!
http://reikiforchildren.blogspot.com


Marla Mervis’ Personal Reiki Blog
My official blog is dedicated to empowering others to heal themselves spiritually, physically and emotionally. Click here to find out more about my monthly community Reiki circles and more!
http://marlamervis.blogspot.com/
“It was a beautiful dream come true to have Marla officiate at our wedding. Over the 3 years that I’d known Marla, I secretly hoped to have her marry me and my sweetheart one day. Marla was really wonderful during the entire process of designing the ceremony. She sat down with us and we discussed our vision of the day. From there, she designed the perfect ceremony filled with all the aspects of our relationship that we wanted reflected in the ceremony. On the wedding day, Marla added such lovely light and beauty to the ceremony. We were very pleased to have her share in our day by adding her loving presence.”
Heidi The Bride
As an attendant at a wedding officiated by Marla Mervis, I have to say it was one of the warmest and most true ceremonies, I have seen performed. Marla really tailored it to the couple, and it was presented with such love and care for them. No cookie cutters here! She infused a spiritual aspect into the ceremony that no matter what ones beliefs are all feel included.” Shana
To experience the wondrous work of Marla Mervis, contact her for an appointment.

Direct Phone: 310-926-9163
Email: mmreiki6@yahoo.com


For updates on Upcoming Classes and Events,
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Tantric Reiki

What is Tantra?

Tantra is an ancient spiritual practice that cultivates Love, Divine Relationship and Sacred Sexuality.

What is the role of sexual energy in healing?

Sexual energy is the counterpart of divine energy, which is present in everyone.

Through years of assisting others in healing, I have found many people that are drawn to spiritual practices such as reiki avoiding their lower chakras. Tantric practices were once a significant aspect of the foundation of reiki. However, many people have forgotten the grounding aspects that tantra can bring forth.

Through tantra limiting beliefs and self-judgments about sexuality are burned away. My intention is to create a safe space where you can remove blocks to love and pleasure. I will assist you in increasing intimacy with yourself and others. You will become more radiant, alive and fully embodied through the use of Tantric Reiki.

Don’t stay stuck in a life full of dullness and pain. Allow me to help you connect deeper to pleasure, open your heart and shed all resistance to joy.



What does a Tantric Reiki Session Look Like?

- Sessions are created to allow a safe space to connect deeper to your sensuality.

- First, we'll discuss your intention for the session.

- After our check-in, I will lead you through a tantric practice that includes breath work, movement, meditation, and deep contemplation, connecting you more deeply with your pure sexual essence.

- Reiki will infuse the session before, during and after the tantric work to allow for deep integration of the practices.

- Sessions are available in person, Skype or by phone.

- There is no nudity or sexual contact in any of the sessions.

Order Tantric Reiki Session, $160.00


Tantric Reiki Workshops

Body-Heart Bliss Workshop

Body Heart Bliss Workshop is an invitation to resonate at high frequencies of love, tap deeper into your intuition and release pain by accessing ecstasy and joy.

Through the combination of Reiki and Tantra

Practices we will explore:

- Resonating with Love, rather than craving it.

- Trusting your Intuition by accessing the heart of Kundalini Energy

- Allowing Reiki and Tantra to release physical pain and create a hub for Pleasure

- Creating the framework to manifest your true purpose

- Sharing deeper capacity for Intimacy

- Open the Body and Heart to deeper Levels of Bliss

- Healing through powerful movement and breath practices

- Bringing Universal Life Force into all Chakras

Date: Wednesdays, April 10, 17, 24 and May 1
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm
Phone and Access numbers given upon Registration
Order Body-Heart Bliss, $100.00


Embody the Awakening : A Women’s Tantra Weekend Workshop

Through the togetherness of the feminine spirit, we will share an experience of love, touch, exploration and joy. We will explore our bodies and sensuality, shed blocks and limitations, and open to deeper levels of love. As we awaken through the healing power of tantra, we will EMBODY our MAGNIFICENCE and RADIANCE.

- Feel Freedom to experience ALL of you

- Reveal your Vitality through Ecstatic Breath practices

- Take the lid off

- Be the Full Sensuous Woman that you innately are!

- Awaken your Sexual Energy

- Dissolve fears and integrate your Magnificence

- Slow down with awareness and access deeper spaces within

- Improve your relationships and your sex life.

- Stop comparing yourself! Feel the nourishment of authentically showing up in a sacred women's circle.

Dates: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 10:00 am-5:00pm
Order Embody the Awakening, $300.00