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Leo New Moon

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…

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More Books

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!…

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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…

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KJK Jewelry

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…

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Coexist

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…

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unitees

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!

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Illuminations Very Cherry Holiday

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!

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New Ownership at Illuminations

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…

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We are back open!

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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Resources Available During Flood

Resources still available… Hello Cedar Rapids Family! Our hearts go out to all of those that are impacted by the flood. While we wait to see the total impact of our center, we continue to send prayers and healing for our sister river and for this amazing community. We have stood strong in adversity with…

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