Reach your peak to healing and wholeness through SunStone Wellness, LLC, a unique integrative health and holistic wellness practice.
Engage mind-body therapies to treat anxiety, insomnia, depression, chronic illness, PTSD, and pain.
Denise DeForest Pastoor,
Integrative Health & Wellness leader, nurse, educator, healer, consultant, speaker, writer
Embrace contemplative practices as tools for transformation.
"Creating Calm Within"
Drift to inner peace and sleep with guided mediations by Denise.
Engage, Energize and Empower Authentic Living
SunStone Wellness LLC, a unique integrative health consulting practice, will teach you how to create optimal wellness through holistic lifestyle practices that awaken your infinite potential!
Denise DeForest Pastoor
Lives her passion to empower people in self-healing, through innovative wellness presentations and holistic counseling.
Learn how the power of mind, body, spirit, emotions, energy, and social dimensions of self create optimal health.
Chaos to Calm
Struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, sleep, chronic illness, or pain? Walk an enlightened path to wholeness.
Learn life-changing holistic tools to promote inner peace, mental clarity, joy, spiritual wellbeing, and life balance.
Empowering people in self-healing and wholeness!
Denise DeForest Pastoor, MEd, APRN, BC, CHTP/I, CWP, RYT
Blending science based nursing background with healing arts and contemplative wisdom practices , Denise teaches people to develop powerful skills in self-healing, intuitive wisdom, and personal growth. As a holistic RN psychotherapist and an integrative health & wellness educator, she is passionate in sharing holistic strategies to create a balanced, joyful, fulfilling life. She is a bridge between allopathic, conventional medicine and integrative mind-body complementary therapies, with a clear path that leads toward confidence, excellence, and optimal health.Learn more about Denise
Denise’s Credentials Include
- MEd.- Masters in Education in Community Counseling, Georgia State University, 1982
- BSN in Nursing from University of Virginia, 1978
- APRN, BC- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board Certified.
- Certification by American Nurses Credentialing Center as Psychiatric and Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, active status
- CHTP- Certified Healing Touch Practitioner through Healing Beyond Borders, active status
- CHTP-I-Certified Healing Touch Instructor through Healing Beyond Borders, active status
- CWP- Certified Wellness Practitioner from National Wellness Institute, active status
- RYT-200- Registered Integral Yoga teacher, 200 hours. Yoga Alliance, active status
- Founder and facilitator of Integrative Health Academy of National Wellness Institute, active status
- Founder of Ebb & Flow™, sensory & creative movement program for healing
I have always believed in embracing a person holistically, interconnecting the mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Through a positive attitude, mindfulness, and self-mastery, people build stress resilience to create wholeness. By learning to blend our mind’s intelligence with our intuitive wisdom, we discover our true inner essence. Face your fears, speak your truth, and create a joyful, purposeful, compassionate life!
– Denise DeForest Pastoor
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Healing Touch Level 1 Certificate Class
Healing Touch is a relaxing, holistic energy therapy that uses light touch to promote the body’s natural healing abilities. It balances and restores harmony to the human energy system- the biofield, energy centers, & energy pathways.
Many people learn Healing Touch for self-care, to support family or friends, or to enhance their professional practice in a healthcare field. Everyone benefits from learning and practicing the art of Healing Touch. It is especially helpful for caregivers of children, elderly, or people with acute illness or chronic conditions. It is safe for all ages and complements conventional medical care.
Healing Touch is offered in a variety of settings, including hospitals, long term care facilities, spas, hospices, rehabilitation centers, and schools.
The Benefits of Healing Touch:
- Reduces stress & improves sleep
- Strengthens immune system & boosts energy
- Decreases pain & anxiety
- Promotes healing pre- and post-surgery
- Supports cancer care
- Enhances hospice and end of life care
Date: August 28-29 (Friday & Saturday)
Time : 8:30am-6:00pm
Location: Office of SunStone Wellness, LLC
3861 Battleground Ave. Greensboro, NC
Tuition: Includes all materials and book $299.00- Early Bird Registration by 7/31/15
$360.00- Normal tuition after 8/1/15
$260.00- Students or Military
Registration: Contact email@example.com for details
18 CEs for Nurses & Massage Therapists
Upcoming Classes & Workshops
“Art of Mindfulness and Meditation” Bi-monthly Classes
Mindfulness and meditation are powerful tools for stress resilience, relaxation, sleep, and mind clarity. This seminar deepens your understanding of how mindfulness and meditation taps into natural self-healing, re-wires your brain for attentiveness, tunes into intuitive wisdom, and creates inner peace. Learn 3 contemplative wisdom practices to embrace at home and in the workplace.
Dates: Mark your calendar
1st Tuesday & 3rd Thursday of every month
- January 6th & 15th, 2015
- February 3rd & 19th, 2015
- March 3rd & 19th, 2015
- April 7th & 16th, 2015
- May 5th & 21st, 2015
Location: Office of SunStone Wellness 3861 Battleground Ave. Greensboro, NC
Cost: $15.00/ per class or 8 class punch card Drop-Ins Welcome
“Ebb & Flow” Workshop
Ebb & Flow ™ energizes, relaxes, and restores balance to your whole being. Blending meditations, sensory movement, expressive dance, yoga, and QiGong, it will energize the body, focus the mind, and rejuvenate the spirit.
Date: June 12, 2015
Location: Office of SunStone Wellness, LLC 3861 Battleground Ave. Greensboro, NC
Fees for Services
We offer a variety of affordable fee-based services to both individuals and businesses. From one-on-one sessions, to discount packages, to workshop and seminars – we have the services to fit any needs and budget.
Workshops & Seminars
Flexible format ranging from 1/2- full day workshops to 4-6 week 60-90 minute seminar series.
Lunch and Learn offerings
Introduction format of seminar offerings. Broader overview of material to introduce the audience to targeted concepts and strategies.
Fees based on organizations needs and budget.CONTACT DENISE
|Initial Consultation Intake~ 90 minutes||$150|
|Private Meditation~ 90 minutes – Individualized Breathwork, Mantra, Meditation Training||$120|
|Holistic Psychotherapy~ 1 hour||$120|
|Healing Touch Session~ 1 hour||$90|
|Heart Math Training~ 1 hour||$90|
|Private Integral Yoga Session~ 90 minutes||$90|
|Five 60 Minute Session Holistic Health Package A comprehensive, individualized plan designed for a client to experience a variety of integrative therapies to gain knowledge, skills, insight, and tools to promote self-healing. A 25% discount.||$400|
|Five 60 Minute Session Healing Touch Package Ideal for pre and post-surgery and cancer support. A 25% discount.||$335|
The real gift to teaching mindfulness and meditation is having a tickler of inner check-ins to be sure I am “walking my talk”. The challenge is primarily due to my active inner voice interfering with my attempts to BE PRESENT IN THE MOMENT. (No, I am not screaming… I am told that when you capitalize, that isRead full story »
‘Tis the season of LOVE!!! In the holiday rush, we often forget the true meaning of the holidays! LOVE! Share it, radiate it, feel it, give it freely, and pass it around! Blessings to you all! Denise, Holistic Muse My favorite love affirmations! I am love. I amRead full story »
The “to do” list was long with deadlines, tasks, and commitments to fulfill. Yet, I found my focus drifting, my patience waning and my productivity slipping. Rather than grab a cup of coffee and taking a 15 minute break, I packed up our dog and headed out for a hike. There is something magical thatRead full story »
One of the most special and precious days I have had recently was spending the day hiking with a dear friend, Christine. Colorado is rich with bountiful beauty of nature, but a path meadering along the Cheesman Canyon was particularly breathtaking. Being in nature is always a feed to the soul… re-connecting with the essenceRead full story »
Being on top of the world, overlooking the jaw dropping beauty of Lugano, Switzerland is a suspended moment of time that will resonate in my heart. Traveling, hiking, basking in nature, and exploring the world are an eternal feed to mind, body, and spirit. With a zest for adventure, I strive to explore new areasRead full story »
Surrounding your whole being in nature brings a sense of joy, peace, stillness, clarity, and love. Stepping away from the hurried, rushed daily existence within our technology filled world is crucial to stay connected to yourself. When time permits, I “feed my soul” through a hike in the woods, a stroll on the beach, aRead full story »
When my father was hospitalized with medical complications from cognitive dementia, I sat for hours at his bedside holding his hand. His dementia prevented him from having full recognition of who I was, but he loved to hold my hand. His grip was strong, his hold was tight, and we often sat in peaceful silence. MyRead full story »
We learn alot about people in times of crisis. The winter struggles of harsh weather, international political upheaval, and economic instability feed frustration, anxiety, and uncertainty. We learn and we grow when we encounter challenges. I was recently stranded in a airport after hours of delays, culminating in a flight cancellation late at night. ExhaustedRead full story »
Holidays are a time to celebrate the joy, peace, hope, and love of the season! Unfortunately, we often forget the true meaning and get caught up in the hustle and bustle of obligations, responsibilities, and expectations. Creating a conscious energy shift in how to celebrate the holiday season will empower a deeper meaningful holiday season.Read full story »
Gratitude… a beautiful core value that is brought to mind over Thanksgiving. We count our blessings, sharing all we are grateful for and honoring those in need. What about Thanksgiving everyday? Be mindful of bringing awareness to what you are thankful for every morning upon awakening. It is a glorious way to start the day.Read full story »
Being an adventurous spirit, in June I embarked on a kayak- camping trip in Alaska with equally adventurous girlfriends! The memories are timeless, with reflective glances at the photos evoking a smile, a laugh, a woohoo, oh wow, and an occasional eeek! The eeek emerges when I review our SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) Bear GlacierRead full story »
From EcoPlum Holistic Muse Column Dear Denise, Can you explain what chakras are and how they work? I hear about the energy of chakras, but how can they help me? –EcoPlum follower Chakra is the Sanskrit word for “wheel”. We define chakras as spinning energy vortexes located at various points in the body. How canRead full story »
In the practice of mindfulness, I am constantly reminding myself to revel in the present moment, give it full attention and pull back from being “lost in thought.” My daily walks in nature are fertile ground for this exercise. Can I walk along the path or water’s edge and drink in all the details? IRead full story »
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