Welcome


We offer package programs for discounted services as follows:

Taste of ilumina
Experience a sample of what ilumina has to offer starting with a new patient acupuncture visit follow that with an emotional wellness/polarity session with Marion Light and finish it off with a 1 hour massage.

Regular Price: $360            Package Price: $252 (30% off) (more…)

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Summer is a time for expansion and growth, we at ilumina are doing just that. I am pleased to welcome Terri Rowan & Marie Verveka to our practice. Terri is a Licensed Massage Therapist that specializes in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy.  A new therapy we are excited to offer at our clinic that promotes female reproductive health.  Terri is available for appointments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Marie is a Licensed Acupuncture practitioner.  She joined ilumina to provide acupuncture and Chinese medicine at the clinic as well as at our affiliated physicians offices for IVF. Currently, Marie will be at ilumina on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please read more about our new staff members below.
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Suzanne Gaynor

ilumina healing Sanctuary would like to welcome Suzanne Gaynor to our practice. Suzanne is an Acupuncturist/ Chinese Medicine practitioner specializing in women’s health. Suzanne graduated from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture and is nationally board certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the NCCAOM. She will be working at the clinic on (more…)

For women who are…

thinking about becoming pregnant or trying to conceive,

who have struggled with infertility or miscarriage

who have conflicting feelings or uncertainty about motherhood,

…our retreat will gently guide you to a place of clarity while providing emotional support

and the resources to help you realize your desires.

2009 Dates
Saturday, February 7th
Saturday, May 9th
Saturday, August 29th
Saturday, November 21st

9:00am-4:00pm
Paradise Valley, Arizona

To be the experiences of great joy and expansion that they were meant to be, conception, pregnancy and motherhood  require ultimate self-awareness and surrender. For many women, these profound life transitions have become a time of fear, pain, confusion and struggle. Women in Bloom’s retreat is designed to support all women with the physical and emotional issues surrounding fertility, pregnancy and motherhood. For women trying to conceive, having difficult pregnancies, or wanting to sort out conflicting feelings about motherhood, this unique program will bring you to a place of deeper clarity, understanding and balance and provide you with resources to enhance fertility and the experience of pregnancy and motherhood.

Retreat activities include:
Discussions on fertility, pregnancy and motherhood
Group Sharing and Support
Guided Meditation
Labyrinth Walk
Self Discovery


$150 for the full day

Retreat size will remain small to allow for optimum healing and growth with these two renowned experts. Please register early as our offerings fill quickly.

For more information please e-mail:
Marion Light  marion@marionlight.com
or
Dana Price   danaprice@iluminahealing.com

To register please call (602)957-2602


Testimonials from previous retreats

“I left Women in Bloom believing in myself and having faith in what is ahead.”

“This was a powerful and transforming circle of women who empowered us to birth a new awareness of ourselves as women.”

Without Dana, Marion, & Women in Bloom, I would still be struggling to find a way to let go of the past issues. Thanks to these wonderful women, I feel a breath of new life has breathed into my future.”

“There is something powerful in the environment you have created for women on their path to conception. I feel extremely supported and nurtured.”

“Women in Bloom has become my sanctuary during a time of great challenges.”

“The workshop helped me create a brighter light within.”

“I feel very free to share and connect with women.”

“This is a great step on your path to self discovery and wellbeing.”

Hi, I’m Dana Price, Founder of ilumina, and I want to welcome you to the blog for ilumina Healing Sanctuary. My intention is that this blog be a pathway for information, news and updates, as well as a way for you to get to know us better. We hope that you find it enjoyable and informative.

ilumina is the culmination of a long standing dream. It is the evolution of a practice I started in the summer of 2001. After graduating from Chinese medical school in New Mexico in 1999, I opened a practice in Tucson. While there, I informally interned at the Tucson Medical Center in the labor and delivery department, where I learned as much as I could about pregnancy and birth. During that time, I also developed a relationship with the birth center and taught pregnancy related classes. I provided acupuncture during labor and delivery and treated many women during their pregnancies. This was an invaluable experience and a maturation of my lifelong desire to provide complementary healthcare to women during their reproductive cycle.

In 2000, I moved back to Phoenix, where I was born and raised, to be closer to my family. I accepted a one year position at an established clinic in Scottsdale. When that ended, I again ventured out on my own and created the Southwest Center for Oriental Medicine which became the leading Chinese Medicine center in women’s health. I worked hard to educate the community and its physicians about the safety and benefits of Chinese Medicine. It was during this time that I met Dr. Michael Foley, MD at Phoenix Perinatal Associates. He opened a lot of doors for me in the medical community. Together we petitioned for acupuncture privileges at Good Samaritan and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea. We wanted to gather research on the benefits of acupuncture during high risk pregnancies. And while not granted the privileges we sought, I was able to offer an elective month long study for Ob/Gyn residents at Good Samaritan Medical Center. I also began speaking at medical conferences and publishing in a high risk pregnancy medical textbook. I met with any willing allopathic healthcare practitioner. I was totally committed to spreading the word about Chinese Medicine, and I still am.

Now, I am approaching my tenth year of practice. It’s hard to believe so much time has gone by. I feel fortunate to be surrounded by such gifted healers and physicians and to have supported so many amazing women and couples in their journey to parenthood. I can’t say how fulfilling it is to witness the hope and joy this work can bring to those with reproductive issues, as well as other health issues. I can say now, that my practice has come full circle to my vision. In the details of its design and methods and the complete commitment to patient care, I feel ilumina is the best it can be. I look forward to the future.