Illuminations Open by Appointment or Curbside Delivery Only

Illuminations open by appointment or curbside delivery only. As of Monday, March 23rd, Illuminations will no longer be open for walk-in traffic. This decision did not come easily as we already have practitioners unable to conduct in-person services, and yoga instructors who cannot teach in-person classes. Like everyone else out there, we worry about paying…

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In-Person Classes and Services suspended until at least March 31st

Effective immediately, classes and in-person services are suspended until at least March 31st. At that time, we will re-evaluate the situation. HOWEVER, many services are available remotely. Please view the service category “REMOTE SERVICES” when scheduling an appointment for the complete listing at https://illuminationscenter.com/schedule-an-appointment/​. Thank you for continuing to support us during this time. If you were…

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Impact of COVID-19

We are facing uncertain times in the weeks ahead due to COVID-19. It wasn’t easy to put this newsletter together. What do you do when you run a center, a place of community, at a time when social distancing is better for the good of all? As we move into April, and even the rest…

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To Witch or Not to Witch

To Witch or Not to Witch? That is the question. I’m going to be perfectly honest here. I’ve been part of the metaphysical community for a while now. I’ve been co-chair of a metaphysical expo for 8 years, and the owner of a metaphysical center for 3 years. I’ve seen a lot and been through…

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Linden Flower Magic

Linden flowers and leaves are a magical herbal resource for instilling calm and a sense of beauty in your life.  Here are several reasons why you would want to add it to your personal apothecary. Linden flowers come from the linden tree, also known as a basswood tree.  They are commonly used to make a…

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Cord Cutting

What’s an Energetic Cord? Energy cords are ropes of spiritual energy that connect two things.  They are literally the ties that bind.  Any kind of relationship you have, with work, family, social groups, etc. is made up of this network of energetic ties.  Cords can be beneficial.  Any time you feel the warm fuzzies towards…

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doTERRA Essential Oils List

DoTerra Essential Oil Collection

We have over 70 different dõTERRA essential oils and blends in stock at Illuminations and we are adding to our collection every month. They come in a mix of 15 mL and 5 mL bottles as well as roll-on applicators.  dōTERRA lotions and scrubs are great to add your essential oils to. Deep Blue lotion…

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Summer Solstice Meditation 2019

Meditation vs. Ritual How many of you want to celebrate the Summer Solstice in some otherworldly fashion but when confronted with having to gather candles, herbs, incense, anointing oil, cakes and ale and recite poetry to people you don’t even really know that well get overwhelmed and give up? That’s what happens to me. I’m…

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International New Age Trade Show 2019

A Metaphysical Retailer’s Playground The International New Age Trade Show, or INATS, is a wonderland of metaphysical authors and books, crystals, jewelry, singing bowls, and other goodies for every type of practitioner.  It is the only trade show for retailers such as Illuminations.  But for us, “us” being Stephanie Ryan and Gretchen Little, it’s becoming…

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