Honoring Top Students at the Red Robe Ceremony
On Friday, December 21st, The Healing Arts Center is honored to graduate 20 people from the Massage Therapy Training Program, and 21 from the Energy Medicine Master Track. In recent years, HAC graduations have become substantially larger than in past years due to a substantial growth in enrollment in the school's Massage Therapy Training Program (MTTP) and the popularity of the school's advanced level training in the Master Tracks program.
Students graduating from the massage program have completed 600 hours of training to be eligible for state licensing in either Missouri or Illinois. In order to be inducted into the Order of Twin Hearts from the Massage Therapy Training Program, students must meet the following requirements:
At the Red Robe Ceremony on December 21st, 21 students will graduate from the Energy Medicine Master Track. This twenty-week intensive course trains wellness workers in all three levels of Reiki and three levels of Pranic Healing. Energy Medicine Master Track inductees into the Order of Twin Hearts are chosen by the Headmaster based on excellence in training and dedication to healing.
The Newest Twin Hearts Members:
The inductees from the Massage Therapy Training Program are as follows:
The inductees for the Energy Medicine Master Track are as follows:
What It Means to Be in The Order of Twin Hearts
Once inducted, members of the Order of Twin Hearts are members for life. There are no fees to be a member, and no action is required of members to stay in the Order. Inductees are selected from HAC's Massage Therapy Training Program, Transformational Breathwork Master Track, or Energy Medicine Master Track. Next year, The Order of Twin Hearts will become a not-for-profit philanthropic organization that will promote healing in various forms, advocate for human wellness and raise money to help students make it through wellness training programs for the benefit of the community. Members already volunteer in HAC's Free Cancer Clinic to give Reiki and/or Pranic Healing sessions to clients undergoing cancer treatment.
Why HAC's Honor Society is Called "The Order of Twin Hearts"
Twin Hearts members embody the spirit of the Healing Arts Center. The term "twin hearts" refers to the union of the heart and crown chakras in the Pranic Healing system as used in the Meditation on Twin Hearts for World Peace developed by Grand Master Choa Kok Sui. Joining these two chakras creates profound healing power that can be directed at the earth itself. Every student at the Healing Arts Center is taught the Meditation on Twin Hearts and it is the foundation of the school's entire educational philosophy.
OTH Inductees are recognized at the graduation ceremony with a framed certificate and additional medallion on the necklace that graduates receive. Their photos are displayed alongside existing members of the Order on our website.
HAC Selects 8 Students and 1 Alumna as Inductees into the Order of Twin Hearts at the October 12 Graduation Ceremony
Friday, October 12, 2018, the Healing Arts Center will host the Red Robe Ceremony, honoring the achievement of 22 students who have completed the 600-hour, 52 week, massage therapy training program. Several students of this graduating class have achieved the highest honor at HAC, being inducted into the Order of Twin Hearts, HAC's Honor Society. In addition to the eight student inductees, HAC will also bestow this honor on an alumna, Deana Galloway.
Massage Therapy offers many benefits for cancer patients. It can greatly reduce the stress and anxiety that often arises from having cancer and can reduce or eliminate the pain of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Student therapists who participate in the clinic are among HAC's best, in fact, being chosen to participate in the HAC Free Cancer Clinic is considered honors status at graduation. Being of service is part of the HAC mission and our students and graduates deliver care through Reiki and light-touch massage to clients who truly can use healing touch. HAC has developed considerable expertise in restoring quality of life to cancer patients.
New developments in the Healing Art Center’s Free Cancer Clinic include:
One For The Record Books: HAC Graduate Matthew Tarrillion Is The First To Earn Every Honor Offered At The Healing Arts Center
This past Friday the Healing Arts Center graduated a group of outstanding students from the Massage Therapy Training Program. Among them, one student stood out for his excellence. Matthew Tarrillion received every award that the Healing Arts Center offers, plus a student scholarship from Massage Envy.
The Healing Arts Center is proud to announce the newest inductees into The Order of Twin Hearts. Five students who have met the requirements to be eligible for this honor have been chosen. It is HAC’s highest acknowledgement of a student. Order of Twin Hearts members embody the spirit of the Healing Arts Center in their being, their skills, and their passion for healing. Eligible students are nominated by faculty and also must meet minimum requirements for attendance.
Carrie Burnett is up to big things. Since graduating from The Healing Arts Center, she has started her own massage business, undertaken professional training towards receiving a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) certificate, is studying psychology at Webster University and has plans to pursue a doctorate in neuroscience. She has a passionate belief that the power of touch is not understood by science or therefore utilized to its fullest extent and has every intention of changing that through her current practice and future research.
Students in Cancer Clinic Training listen to Connie Smith share about her experience with breast cancer and how receiving massage and Reiki in the clinic provided her relief, calm, and a sense of well-being.
Ms. Smith has been coming to the Healing Arts Center’s cancer clinic since she started receiving treatment for breast cancer in 2016. She shared with the students in the Cancer Clinic Training about how restorative it was to come to the clinic and feel cared for and nurtured in contrast to her experience of beginning cancer treatment at the hospital. Connie provides a personal perspective in the training for students to understand what cancer clients are going through and the difference that the Cancer Clinic makes. Contributing to the student’s training is only one of the ways in which Connie has demonstrated her commitment to the clinic. She has become a very energetic advocate for Cancer Clinic because of the unique care that it provides for people dealing with the effects of cancer treatment, chemo, radiation, surgery.
At graduation on March 16, HAC will honor four outstanding students by inducting them into the school's honor society.
The nominations are in, and four students are recognized for embodying the ideals of the Healing Arts Center.
On March 16th, 2018 the Healing Arts Center will host the Red Robe Ceremony and present graduation certificates to students who have recently completed the school's Massage Therapy Training Program (MTTP).
The inductees for Winter, 2018 are:
The Order of Twin Hearts (OTH) takes its name from the Meditation on Twin Hearts for World Peace originally taught by Pranic Healing Grand Master Choa Kok Sui. Master Choa was one of the most important teachers of HAC Headmaster, Tom Tessereau. Tom was a member of Master Choa's inner circle of disciples and it is the teaching on Twin Hearts that has become the foundation of the spirit of The Healing Arts Center. The Twin Hearts meditation links the crown and heart chakras (the Twin Hearts) to draw down divine energy into a human being to empower compassion and healing on a global level.
Exemplary Master Track Students To Be Inducted Into HAC's Honor Society At Graduation December 15
The Order of Twin Hearts is HAC's honor society. Fittingly named after the Meditation on Twin Hearts for World Peace, The Order represents the highest acknowledgement that HAC gives to students. Students are selected by the faculty for this honor and are considered to be those who best reflect the commitment to skill and compassion taught at The Healing Arts Center. On December 15, 2017 in addition to five massage therapy students who will be inducted, we are proud to announce that six graduates from our first Advanced Energy Medicine Master Track will join this esteemed body of HAC alumni.
The Votes Are In, Five Have Been Called
On October 6, 2017 the Healing Arts Center will present graduation certificates to fourteen students who have recently completed the school's Massage Therapy Training Program (MTTP). As is the tradition at HAC, each student has overcome their personal challenges required to join the ranks of HAC's unique community of hand healers. No one graduates from HAC without being confronted by something and overcoming it. Personal transformation is the hallmark of HAC education and is considered a necessary quality for those seeking to use massage therapy basis for holistic wellness care.
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