BEACON WELLNESS ARTS CENTER

What others have to say about me and my work:

I have had the pleasure of working with Francesca not only as her instructor, but also as her colleague.  She was the Director of the Education and Certification program at the Chi Nei Tsang Institute for several years, and utilized her expertise in Academic Administration to help me implement a more solid and professional Certification Program.  As a teacher, Francesca is very tuned into the needs and learning styles of her students, and displays great enthusiasm and passion for what she teaches. She demonstrates a remarkable ability to convey the teachings of Chi Nei Tsang, Applied Chi Kung and Taoist Meditations to her students. As a practitioner, she creates a safe environment for her clients and provides them with the non-judgmental support and validation of their healing process necessary to take them to the next level in their wellness program. In addition to working with me in educational and therapeutic settings, Francesca was also the developmental editor for my most recent book Five Elements, Six Conditions:  A Taoist Approach to Emotional Healing, Psychology, and Internal Alchemy.  Her expertise garnered from her MA in English was invaluable to me during the intense process of writing the book, and helped me to convey the subject matter easily and smoothly.  I highly recommend Francesca as a Practitioner, Educator, Administrator, and Editor. - Gilles Marin, Director, The Chi Nei Tsang Institute, Oakland, CA


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"Francesca is a natural born healer, a gifted Teacher and Practitioner. An old soul thankfully here on this planet to do some very important work. She emulates a perfect balance in All her wisdom, extremely knowledgeable in her very own knowing of the Five Elements and how they each function with the seasons in our specified environment. Therefore, fully able to feel and hear how each individual emotional body and spirit is asking for a reasonable balance for oneself, whether or not we are aware of our very own question(s).  One of the multitudes of beautiful things about Francesca's many attributes in the healing world of healing, truth and light is that she is very gentle, nurturing, and creates a sure sense of safety for anyone to allow their very own process to heal from within. Whether you choose to experience Reiki or Chi Nei Tsang treatments or simply attend one of her classes, Francesca's teachings will fill you and your spirit

up with truth, unconditional joy, inspiration, AH HA's and fine tools to gather along and carry with you on your path. After a treatment I am revived and less stressed in my personal tightness of internal doings. You can’t help but love her and be filled with gratitude. I personally am pleased to share this truth today.  I consider myself very lucky to have crossed this woman's path for all the reasons above and for others unmentioned. And so it is." - Rayae, Temples Treasures Productions, Novato, CA. 
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"Francesca is such a wonderful teacher.  She is patient, explains thoroughly, gives clear instruction and has an innate sense of when to give you the space to experience the work of healing first hand with fellow students in the classroom.  I highly recommend her as an instructor." - Nena Atkinson, Reiki Master and Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner, Alameda, CA
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"I have received several Chi Nei Tsang treatments from Francesca Fasano.  They have helped relieve stress and tension in my abdominal area, helped with deeper breathing and also with relaxation.  Francesca has beautiful healing energy and insight.  She is very patient and calm and works at whatever pace is needed.  Thank you, Francesca." - Donna Pontrello, DC, Albuquerque, NM
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"Francesca's free Chi Kung class has been an incredible healing experience for me.  I started her class in July and have been going regularly twice a week since Sept.  This Chi Kung class has helped me to feel so much more grounded and centered that I was able to speak to a group of people recently without feeling nervous.  It has helped me to stay calm in these hectic times. Doing Chi Kung has also healed my right hip joint.  I can now do standing poses on my right leg without shaking.   I recommend Chi Kung for everyone!" - Diana Gushulak, Petaluma, CA 
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"I very much enjoyed the CNT videos posted on You Tube. Great job explaining our favorite modality. You were clear and very informative about  what it is we are doing. I have great respect for your teaching ability. It is not an easy concept to explain and you did so seamlessly. Congratulations on your interviews. You are a gifted communicator." - Diane Novak, IL
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"Francesca, the last healing I received from you opened up a level of healing that I had never addressed during any other form of healing in which I have participated." -Nancy Baum, Petaluma, CA
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"The self-help belly massage class with Francesca was a real life changing experience! Since then I can really breathe. I realized how shallow my breath was beforehand; it was no wonder that all those negative emotions were stuck and could not be released. The belly massage is the most effective way I have experienced to help release what I do not need any more. It works wonderfully in helping improve my bowel movements and releasing the emotions stored around my waist! I have been doing the practices every day since then and enjoying the wonders." - Lilla from Hungary
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"I want to tell you about the improved results I have been getting from your Chi Nei Tsang sessions.  When I was working my stressful job, I only scheduled a session once in awhile.  I think I had trouble breathing into the sessions as well.  Since I have been getting sessions more often, and concentrating on my breathing deep through the session, you and I have transformed some deeply rooted emotional issues.  I have come away from each session with a new found freedom in my life.  Thank You for your help."  - Deb Hellman, Petaluma, CA
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Francesca's Chi Nei Tsang Classes are amazing! The Chi Kung exercises and meditations, especially the 'Bone Breathing ' meditation have increased my energy flow. This is a real blessing for a 63 year old like me with arthritis! I have a massage practice and am adding the Chi Nei Tsang abdominal techniques to my work. I am seeing wonderful results for my clients.  More than one client has mentioned feeling calmer and more energized after treatment.  - Jeanine Aguerre, Massage Therapist, Mill Valley, CA
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I really enjoy Francesca's classes. She is thorough in her teaching, experienced, knowledgeable, and takes great care to ensure that her students are "getting it." In addition to gaining knowledge in her classes, I always feel renewed and recharged afterwards.  - Roger Jacques, Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner, Belmont, CA
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When I assisted Francesca’s CNT class, I felt like I was a beginner all over because of the amazing way she teaches, and how clear & organized she is. At the end of the 6 day training, not only did I witness the students transform, but I had a major shift myself and felt like I was lifted to a whole new level. I can't wait until her next class! - Sheri Brinks, CNT Instructor, Sebastopol, CA
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​ Francesca’s enthusiasm and knowledge about Chi Nei Tsang is contagious.  She helps us to relax as we learn in the study group.  We do hands-on practice as well as discuss the underlying principles of healing.  I have found our study group to be a great aid in learning Chi Nei Tsang.  - Karen Pearle, Certified Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner, Oakland, CA