Our mission is to bring forth light into the world through education of the mind, body, and spirit.


At Illuminations, our mission is to bring forth light into the world through education of the mind, body, and spirit. In each one of you, there lies a divine spark of light. It is our heartfelt desire to bring you back to that awareness, and to awaken your true potential.  It is our goal to offer you a place of knowledge in a safe environment, where openness, faith, love, and acceptance permeate through our practitioners, events, classes, and store.

Illuminations offers holistic services including yoga, massage therapy, energy work, & intuitive/psychic readings. We also sell a variety of metaphysical items and provide classes to support you on your path.


Welcome to Illuminations!

Posted by Illuminations on Wednesday, September 12, 2018


We offer a variety of holistic services to meet each individual on their spiritual journey. These services help facilitate healing and empowerment in the person. Whether you are called to participate in a massage, holistic energy session, or reading, each one will provide an energetic alignment back to Self and Source.


Holistic Energywork





The 11 Days of Halloween

By Stephanie Ryan | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time to Celebrate Halloween! Since October 31st is the first year anniversary of Stephanie Ryan as owner of Illuminations, we decided to do it up right by celebrating the 11 Days of Halloween.  It so happens that this year that is exactly how many days it is from the Iowa City Metaphysical Expo (which Stephanie…

Leo New Moon

By Stephanie Ryan | July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some of our customers haven’t been feeling great in the last few days. I believe that it’s probably due to the Leo new moon, and the energies yet to come in August. At the time of the new moon, our energy is at its lowest. This is a time for rest and reflection. Meditation, alone…

More Books

By Stephanie Ryan | April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the new owner of Illuminations, I’ve tried to be purposeful about the products we sell. I believe in the importance of education and self-empowerment. With that purpose in mind, I’ve greatly expanded upon the books and oracle cards we sell. We currently have five shelves of books, and an entire bookshelf of Oracle/Tarot/Lenormand cards!…

Happy Valentine’s Day

By Stephanie Ryan | February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

I woke up this morning reflecting about what I wanted to say about this day. I thought that perhaps the history of Valentine’s Day would be fascinating. Well…yes. The history is fascinating, but not exactly romantic. The day was originally celebrated as Lupercalia, a fertility festival dedicated to Faunus, the Roman god of agriculture. The…

KJK Jewelry

By Stephanie Ryan | February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Illuminations is pleased to begin carrying KJK Jewelry! I had the privilege of meeting the founder, Katherine J. Kornblau, at the Czech Museum in November. Although she typically designs jewelry for museum stores, she does sell to other retail stores. I explained the vision of Illuminations and stated I would like to carry some Chakra…


By Stephanie Ryan | January 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Illuminations is happy to continue the tradition of Coexist. Many paths will be Coexisting in harmony, each converging around love, peace and well being for all. Come listen to speakers, every half hour, as folks from the community share their varied approaches to living acts of Connection and Faith. We will also have demonstrations on…


By Stephanie Ryan | December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introducing a new clothing line to Illuminations! We are now carrying unitees, upcycled garments with upbeat messages. Unitees are handcrafted right here in Cedar Rapids. In addition to baby clothes, we have shirts for women. These items would make meaningful, unique gifts!

Illuminations Very Cherry Holiday

By Stephanie Ryan | November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Don’t miss out on this fun event! We will have psychic gallery readings, refreshments, and door prizes. We are also taking walk-in appointments that day for massage therapy, intuitive readings, and tarot readings!

New Ownership at Illuminations

By Stephanie Ryan | October 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Illuminations will be under new ownership effective Halloween! Please stop by next week and say hello to the new owner, Stephanie Ryan. Stephanie is an intuitive, healer, and founder of Angelic Chakra Integration. In December 2010, she received seven symbols from seven Archangels that correspond to each chakra. In 2015, she began teaching…

We are back open!

By Stephanie Ryan | October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone! Illuminations is now open with the same hours as before. Come on down and check out the new setup in the shop and browse through the merchandise. Monday and yesterday many people worked together to make sure we were as ready as we could be to be open for the community. The Cherry…

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Soundness with Sayde Yoga

March 18 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Soundness with Sayde Yoga

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

An Intuitive Journey

March 18 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Tue 19th

9 Rites of the Munay Ki

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 20th
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Thu 21st

Breathe in Calm Yoga

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 22nd
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Sat 23rd

Walk-In Palm or Tarot Readings

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Illuminations Shaman Class

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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You can now schedule for individual appointments or for classes.


We sell metaphysical tools and other products to support your spiritual development.  Some of the items we offer are made by local artisans.



The Cherry Building
329 10th Ave SE Suite 115
Cedar Rapids IA, 52401

Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Illuminations is located in the historic Cherry Building in Suite 115.  If you are attending an appointment or class outside of shop hours, please use the 11th Avenue entrance by the Ceramics Center.  Thank you!

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