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At Take Pause Wellness, we promise to offer you a unique and customized experience tailored to support you on your wellness journey.   Using the co-active coaching model we will explore ways to enhance your lifelong journey of self-discovery leading to increased peace, joy and fulfillment.

Clients working with a Life Coach may wish to augment their experience by adding Reiki sessions. Through a customized combination package designed to support the body, mind and spirit, you will strive to achieve and maintain optimal health. 

What is Reiki? 


Reiki is the universal life energy that flows through all living things.  Each of us has the ability to connect with our own healing energy.  Reiki strengthens the body's  energy.  When a person's “ki”, or energy,  is strong and free flowing, conditions for healing are optimal.  When the energy becomes weak or blocked it leaves the body suseptible to symptoms of physical or emotional imbalance. When ki is strong a person’s body and mind is in a positive state of health. 


Carla LaPrade is the Founder of Take Pause Wellness and an Advanced Level III Reiki Practitioner.  Carla received her Level I and II certifications in 2011 from Barbara Ritchie of Central Connecticut Tai Chi and Level III Advanced Certification from Diane Esposito of Personal Harmony and Health in 2015.    She also studied under Animal Reiki expert Kathleen Prasad and received certification from Kathleen in 2016. 


Carla completed Transformational Life Coaching training at The Graduate Institute in Bethany, CT in 2016 and studied under Master Coach Guthrie Sayen.  She is an active member of the International Association of Reiki Practitioners (IARP) as well as the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Carla lives in Cheshire, CT with her husband and 4 year old beloved Australian Shepherd, Kodie.

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