Why does Rising Zen have a Reservation Policy? 

We are a small business and although we understand life experiences change, it is important to know that continuous reschedules/cancellations can have a severe financial impact on a small business.  For this reason we ask for deposits to reserve your date.  You may pay in full or just the deposit to reserve your date.  In either case the indicated deposit amount is noted as non-refundable, but if you provide enough notice, we are happy to reschedule. 

If you need to reschedule and provide 7 days or more advanced notice, we will apply your existing deposit to the next date selected.  
If less than 7 days notice to reschedule is provided, then a new deposit is taken to reserve another date, and the original deposit is not refunded. 

If you need to cancel and provide 7 days or more advance notice, we will provide a refund, minus a $7.00 processing fee. 
We thank you for understanding, as we grow our business, since we are not backed by investors. 

We are looking forward to co-creating an amazing experience with you to Increase your connection to divinity, provide relaxation & well-being to invigorate your spirit! 

We appreciate your arriving 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time, if this is your first appointment with us.  Thank you.

What time should I arrive?

Arriving 10-15 minutes prior to your appointment time, helps get you situated and begin your session on time.  If this is your first appointment with us, plan on being 15 min early to complete initial intake papers.  Thank you.

Do I need special clothing?

Special clothing is not required, although it is advised to wear comfortable loose fitting clothing as your session will take place on a massage table and relaxation is best achieved when wearing comfortable attire.

Is this a massage?

No.  Energy sessions take place on a massage table for client comfort.  Clients remain fully clothed for the entire session.

What is the difference between Mind Body Relaxation, Rooting Sessions & Integration Sessions?

Mind Body Sessions are 1 hr and invoke relaxation - Learn more here

Rooting Sessions are 2hrs, are audio recorded and are for those on a self-awareness journey seeking clarity and alignment with their divine guidance system.  A combination of energy work and energetic reading is happening in this highly spiritual session. Learn more here

Integration Sessions are 2hrs and are a cerebral journey working with the subconscious mind to redirect emotional trauma/discomforts into a space of letting go on a more permanent level.  Learn more here

How can I tell which session I'm ready for?

Finding out the session you are ready for is easiest when you complete the free online consultation.  Once your answers are submitted a recommendation can be made. 

It's recommended to create 30 minutes of uninterrupted time where you can Complete Free Consult entering into a space of honesty and openness.


How often are your classes?

Classes are on a monthly schedule:

Zen Day  - 2nd Sundays @ KavaSutra Las Olas - 1318 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Laud., FL 33301  Learn more

Mindful Art - 3rd Saturdays @ Integral Life Center  - 880 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach, FL 33062  Learn more

What time should I arrive?

We recommend arriving 20 minutes early if you did not purchase tickets in advance. 

Otherwise, 5 minutes to sign in and settle in should be sufficient. 

Do I need to bring anything?

For Mindful Art you may want to bring water / beverage and snacks.  Please no alcohol for this class.

For Zen Day you may want to bring a blanket/mat and water for when we sit on the grass.

Are classes outside or inside?

Mindful Art is inside.

Zen Day is both inside and outside.  We gather at Kavasutra and then walk to the park at end of the street and gather under the trees in the breeze of the intercoastal.

How much are your classes?

Mindful Art is $39/pp which includes supplies.  Learn more

Zen Day is $10/pp per experience.  Experiences happen at 1:00pm, 3:00pm and 5:00pm Learn more

Can I get a discount if I bring friends?

Sometimes we have specials running for Mindful Art if you bring a friend, you receive a discount when you purchase your tickets ahead of time online. See our Specials here

What is Qigong?   
Qigong (pronounced chee gong) is an ancient oriental mind-body practice.  It is the art and science of using breathing techniques combined with slow and gentle repeated movements to enhance functionality and balance in the body and mind.   
How is Qigong performed?   
Qigong can be performed in either a standing or sitting posture, as there is no walking or stepping into other positions.  With graceful and fluid like movements of the arms upwards, forwards and to the side, the mind is focused on breathing and movement during the entire practice.    
Who can benefit from Qigong?   
Because qigong is gentle and can be practiced while seated or in standing postures, it is fitting for both the young and the old.  The practice of Qigong may improve microcirculation in the body, concentration,  posture and respiration.  It also teaches the relaxation response in the body, so stress can be reduced with breathing and learned techniques.  



Which credit cards do you accept?

All credit cards are accepted through Square (in person) or PayPal (online).  It's preferred to pay in advance online for classes and for making a session date rsvp deposit.

I don't have PayPal, is that a problem?

No.  PayPal is just a service used to take payments for any credit card type.  When you navigate the payment screens it will eventually have you enter your card info to make payment.

What is Celestial Energy Work?

Celestial Energy Work is a combination of energy work that provides relaxation, clarity and relief from emotional discomfort.  The connection is created through light energy from the celestial realm and grounding energy from the earth.  Learn more about how Desiree Kim began Celestial Energy Work

What kind of Meditation do you do?

A combination of breath work, Taoist Meditation and guided meditations are provided, sometimes in combination with live Native American flute.

What types of Certifications do you have?

  • 9 Rites of the Munakai
  • Qigong Level I & II
  • Reiki Level I & II
  • Universal Life Ministry


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