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TOUCH Comes in Many Forms

By Nancy Schmitt / September 1, 2021

My work has provided me the opportunity to touch with skilled hands & heart, through words and scent, always with the intention to make a positive difference in the life of another. I have welcomed clients and referrals to my Life Touch table, hands-on seminars, and workshops. I loved the warmth of face-to-face connection and yearn…

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What Just Happened? Unique moments that became a life changing career.

By Nancy Schmitt / June 28, 2021

Nancy Schmitt, Founder and Creative Director Life Touch Therapy What makes an experience remarkable? When those moments happen, what do we do with the information acquired by the event? For me, they were subtle lessons tucked back in my memory bank, never less powerful but so very rarely reflected upon until my late 30’s. It…

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KE KUMU ‘O MAUNA LANI — Life Experience Unfolded Part 2

By Nancy Schmitt / June 4, 2021

ALOHA – and welcome to the second sharing of stories from my 2003 & 2005 Ke Kumu experiences in Hawaii. Sandwiched somewhere between my Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 5-day Professional Training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli in 2002 and the Consciousness in Action – The Science and Practice of Transformation Ions Conference with Robert Thurman,…

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KE KUMU ‘O MAUNA LANI — Life Experience Unfolded Part 1

By Nancy Schmitt / March 18, 2021

Aloha, A – for aloha, meaning greetings and welcome with love.L – for launa, meaning friendly, a feeling from the heart.O – for olu olu, meaning pleasure of being helpful and kind.H – for hau’oli, meaning happy, the happiness of sharing.A – for akahi, meaning humble, giving, and serving. The nourishing spirit of Kalahuipua’a (now known as Mauna Lani) was the first gathering…

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AVIANA — Life Experience Unfolded

By Nancy Schmitt / February 16, 2021

AVIANA was not a thought process or life plan but instead emerged as my life experience unfolded. It happened spontaneously yet contained the whole of who I am. It is a touch of divine working through one, to make unseen energy visible through those empowered by an AVIANA experience.  I am grateful to have made…

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Helping you Live Well through the Pandemic

By Nancy Schmitt / January 11, 2021

The economic and social disruption caused by the pandemic is devastating. Many people are grieving the loss of their old lives and would love nothing better than to pick up where they left off. Others are convinced their lives will never be the same. Fear and anxiety about this new disease, as well as the…

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Turn No One Away Touch

By Nancy Schmitt / December 9, 2020

My life experience, passions, and dreams have been written into every move, touch, and thought embodied in Life Touch by AVIANA. It is my “personal touch work” and one that I am truly happy to share with you. I am grateful to receive graduate’s personal success stories and in combination with my own, I know…

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Nourish Your Senses

By Nancy Schmitt / November 11, 2020

I am delighted to reintroduce AVIANA Essential Oil products and Life Touch by AVIANA training, following an eight-year hiatus, and coincidentally at a time in our history when both are essential for quality of life. Our sense of smell and touch are our most neglected senses, dramatically necessary during this year of social distancing. Unearth…

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