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The Magnificent Living Institute

Reiki Therapy, Spiritual Healing and Development, Meditation


Covid Update:  If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask for sessions or classes, but of course may continue to do so if you choose. If you are unvaccinated, please continue to observe Covid protocols of masks and distancing.

Hello and Welcome.

Perhaps you’re looking for relief from anxiety, depression, illness, or an overwhelming life transition. Or maybe you’ve tried traditional approaches that haven’t quite cut it.

Either way, if you’re wondering if this is the place you will find the Spiritual Connection that you seek,

the answer is yes. 

Hi, I’m Mary.

I offer a multidisciplinary approach that merges ancient wisdom with contemporary energy medicine.

Through my Reiki and Spiritual Healing Sessions, Reiki and Energy Therapy Trainings, and Spiritual Development and Meditation Classes, you will:

  • Heal and evolve emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually;
  • Live your life from an Embodied Soul Perspective;
  • Experience the genuine peace, confidence, and ease that is the natural outcome of aligning with your Higher Self and Soul.

What I Do

With more than 25 years of training, practice, and experience, I have helped many people, perhaps just like you, feel the peaceful, joyful ease of sustained contact with Higher Self and Soul – and the emergence of the Highest Good in every facet of your life. I welcome your inquiries to explore how I may best be of service to you.

Reiki Therapy and Spiritual Healing Sessions

– Reiki and Energy Therapy
– Meditation and Spiritual Development
– Transformation Program
– Zoom, Phone and Distance

Whether you’re dealing with a health challenge or burnout, grappling with a mid-life crisis, or want to figure out who you really are and why you are here, I bring a Spiritual Perspective to meet you where you are and find your way forward .

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Reiki/Energy Medicine Training

Next Series Begins Sept 18, 2021

Whether you desire the information and tools to heal yourself, or you aspire to become a successful Energy Medicine Therapist and help others, this comprehensive, hands-on program provides an in-depth energy medicine curriculum that delves into the bio-electromagnetic system and how it functions.

Emphasis is placed on hands-on practice, intuitive development, and professional integrity so that each participant feels completely comfortable and confident in their skills.


Meditation and Spiritual Development Classes

Practical Mysticism:  Powers of Consciousness

Tuesdays, Sept 7 – Oct 5, 6:30-7:30 pm

What did the Buddhist monk say to the hot dog vendor? “Make me one with everything!”

What does it mean to be in the world but not of it? To live in joyful moment-to-moment connection to our Essence or Broader Being? By transcending identification with our minds, we begin to glimpse our true identity, as pure consciousness.

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“Mary works a magic that must be experienced firsthand. She has a knack for presenting sophisticated concepts clearly and then taking that foundation to a new, cosmic level of understanding and synthesis. From studying Reiki under her, to private sessions, to participating in many meaningful and memorable workshops, I just keep coming back! I am grateful for the opportunity I’ve had under her wing to expand my inner horizons, while being of service to the greater good.”

Laurie Mullen
Founder, Turn Around Teen, Madison, WI

“Whether it’s training, a personal session or a workshop, her enthusiasm, love and tremendous knowledge is apparent. Everything I’ve attended became a wonderful and exciting experience for me.”

Colleen Shannon
Reiki Master & EMF Balancing Technique® Practitioner, Elmhurst, IL

“Mary is amazing. I had such a wonderful experience in her classes. Mary radiates love and is passionate about her work, and that enthusiasm transfers in her teachings and to her students. There are not enough words to describe how much I enjoyed Mary as an instructor and as a person, or how much I was able to gain from her and the classes. I recommend Mary to anyone — no matter what level you are on in your spiritual journey.”

Natascha Malkemes
Reiki Master, Milwaukee, WI

“I highly recommend Mary for her meditation classes, one-on-one sessions, or any of the many different series she offers. Mary’s gifts and skill have provided me with new insights into who I am and my place and role in this world, and I now feel confident and filled with anticipation about what’s next.”

Michael Dix
Owner, Michael's Frozen Custard

“Awesome classes. Fantastic sessions. Everything that Mary has taught me guided me in making positive changes in my life. She is an incredible teacher who is fun and extremely knowledgeable. I have successfully used her CDs for meditation, stress reduction and healing myself, family and friends. Mary’s voice, intuitive feeling and timing make her CDs some of the best on the market.”

Jane M.
4th Grade Teacher

“I highly recommend Staying in the Flow monthly meditation group to anyone wishing to access their inner wisdom, experience greater states of awareness, and feel absolutely fabulous. Mary’s soothing and amazing voice and ability to connect with expanded states of consciousness is unparalleled in my book. She has the ability take me to places inside myself that I didn’t know existed and simply cannot reach on my own. I love coming here and my only wish is that it happened more than once a month!”

Sarah B.

“Mary is a loving and attuned teacher who creates a clear space for learning, growing, and connecting. She is also highly skilled and knowledgeable and has a wealth of experience, all of which I was enriched by as her student. Those of us who shared the classes formed a deep bond, we were using Reiki in ways far more advanced than any of us had expected or even hoped for, and we were left with a sense of both great achievement and greater potential waiting for us to go forth and fulfill.”

Liz Zélandais
Madison, WI

“I came to the Practitioner of Energetic Arts training when I realized that I was here to heal myself, but just how deep and profound the healing would be, I did not know.
Quite literally my whole life has shifted. I recovered memories from my past, my perspective of my story has shifted, I have released what no longer serves me, my business has grown, and my closest relationships have evolved. Most important, I have recognized that I am the woman I’ve always wanted to be: centered, connected, strong, intuitive, radiant and beautiful. Mary has been such gift to me. Her facilitation has been flawless. The space she holds allowed each of us to step deeper into our centers, creating a sacred bond of support that is safe, nurturing and whole. Mary is a magnificent gift and I honor her.”

Bree Schenkel
Owner, Deep Pilates

“Mary is a leading edge practitioner and a great teacher who fosters a sense of comfort, security and approachability in her classes. She takes the time to make sure that I “get” the material presented, and makes herself available to answer questions that come up, whether directly or indirectly related to the class material. I leave class feeling comfortable with what I learned, and excited to use in my own practice. I highly recommend Mary’s classes.”

Candace Rabe
R.N., Dean Care, Madison, WI

Guided Meditations

Meditation is the most important personal practice that you can cultivate because it is the quintessential tool to release resistant thought, align your energy, and connect to your higher consciousness.

I’ve recorded nine guided meditation CDs and programs, and countless customized meditation practices for individuals who want to shift their focus away from what they don’t want and on to what they do.

All of my work emerges from the gifts of this practice.

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The Highest Good: First Thursday of the Month Meditation Class

6:30-7:30 pm, live via Zoom

In this monthly meditation class we will tap into and explore the creative principles of Intending, Receiving, and Giving.

We will contact and merge with the ineffable aspects of our own sacred nature, allowing our timeless and transcendent selves to commune with us, infusing us with love, wisdom, and joy, and allow that Fullness to flow into all aspects of our lives.

It is through these practices that we collectively bring our version of heaven to earth. And it is my belief that we are here on the planet now to joyfully do just that.


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