About Rain Elizabeth Stickney, MA, CMT

img_2759Steeped in traditions of non-duality and loving kindness for all beings, Rain is a natural teacher and healer. A life long meditator, an expressive artist, and a bodyworker, she has an integral approach using body, mind, heart, and spirit to gently guide clients and support community into their own natural wisdom.

Rain is a licensed (California Massage Therapy Council) and insured (Associated Bodywork Massage Professionals) bodyworker specializing in Swedish Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, and Polarity (a form of energy work). Practicing professionally since 2000, she studied bodywork at the School of Shiatsu and Massage as well as Alive and Well.

A gifted and well trained healer, she also has a BA (Sonoma State University) and MA (California Institute of Integral Studies) in Psychology with special studies in Relaxation Training, Stress Management, Biofeedback, Somatics, Spirituality, and Human Development. Additionally, Rain has a Certificate in Expressive Arts Consulting and Education from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is trained by Hand in Hand to use their Parenting by Connection tools professionally.

With an integrated approach that has been tested over time, Rain accompanies her clients on their own unique paths of healing into full expressions of themselves, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Originally called Dragonfly Bay, her private healing practice began in 2007.

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”

– Aristotle

“The sacred is the reality of you. It’s the reality of everything.” – Adyashanti

“If you find an intelligent companion,
A fellow traveler,
A sage of good conduct,
You should travel together,
Delighted and mindful.”
– The Dhammapada, translated by Gil Fronsdal

“Healing is being present with what is, exactly as it is.”

– Rain Elizabeth Stickney

“If we could untangle the mysteries of life and unravel the energies which run through the world; if we could evaluate correctly the significance of passing events; if we could measure the struggles, dilemmas, and aspirations of mankind, we could find that nothing is born out of time. Everything comes at its appointed moment.” – Joseph R. Sizoo

“This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.” – Hafiz

“The point is to learn from whatever is experienced, whether it’s liked or disliked, beautiful or ugly. Everything will teach us if we let it.” – Ajahn Amaro, Finding the Missing Peace

“Meditation is not a technique to master; it is the highest form of prayer, a naked act of love and effortless surrender into the silent abyss beyond all knowing.” – Adyashanti

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” – Anna Quindlen

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, because what the world needs is people who have come alive!” – Howard Thurman

“When hearts are open and awake, we bring warmth and blessings to our community and the world.” – Jack Kornfield

“The symbols of the self arise in the depths of the body.”

– C.G. Jung

“Eye contact, gentle touch, warmth in our voices, and caring words are balm for your child’s being.” – Patty Wipfler

“The body tells a story. It is, in fact, a living autobiography.”

– Elaine Mayland

“We cannot say that there is no past or no future, only that past, present, and future occur in the timeless Now.” – Dorothy Hunt

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