Registration required for all events  – Events are open to the public and workshop, classes and treatments help support Hope Floats We are an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity and all funding comes from grants, fundraisers and private donations.

For a list of support groups, retreats and guest speaker events Click here Support Programs and Services

Hope Floats 5th Annual Hope Floats Memory Walk

A walk to remember our loved ones!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

“Providing hope to grieving adults, children, teens and their families”

 Fee: $25 for adults – $15 for children 12-18 – Children under 12 walk for free: REGISTER HERE

Registration Begins at 8:30am – Walk Begins at 10am – T-Shirts are available to registered walkers who sign up before April 15 (extra shirts will be sold at the walk if available) 
Optional: Ask friends and family to sponsor your walk!  Your walk sponsors can donate here in your name, (include walkers name in “special instructions”) OR email and we email you a form.  You can’t make the walk, but I would like to make a donation: DONATE HERE     –  TEAMS ARE WELCOME! Walk as a team in memory of your loved one. The team with the most walkers will receive a Hope Floats Memory Brick!

Save the date!

10th Year Hope Floats Gala, Friday November 9, 2018



Spring Cleaning for Body, Mind and Spirit

Presented by: Val Masi, RN and Certified Aromatherapist, Patrice Wood Certified Reflexologist and Pat YetmanCertified Healing Touch Practitioner/Instructor. Saturday March 3, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00PM  $35. REGISTER HERE

Please join us as we teach you how to use essential oils for clearing out the old winter doldrums in preparation for spring renewal.  We will cover the basics of essential oils, including their uses, benefits and ways to incorporate them into your life.  You will learn about doTerra Essential Oil products and philosophy, and you will make a product or two to take home to renew your body, mind and spirit.


Mike’s Club Openings

Mike’s club offers separate groups for children and parenting adults coping with death related loss. The children process their grief through activities, arts and crafts and games with the help of trained support staff. Pizza and drinks provided.

A few spots open for Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 for children and their parenting adults coping with the death of a sibling.Winter/Spring session: 1/10, 1/24, 2/7 (no 2/21), 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16.



Evening Table Tipping Workshop

Teresa Lally, Trish Spooner & Karla Brown. Thursday, February 22, 7-9. Investment: $45 ~REGISTER HERE

Table Tipping is a form of physical mediumship; a way for everyone to experience a direct connection and communication with those in the world of spirit- loved ones who have passed (both people and pets), spirit guides, even guardian angels.Spirit causes the Table to move up and down, or tip, and will spell out answers to questions and messages for those sitting around it. An amazing and unforgettable experience!



Holistic Cancer Retreat

Saturday, February 24, 9-4:30. Registration required.

If you have recently been impacted by a cancer diagnosis, please join us at Hope Floats for a day of rest and renewal created especially for you.
Enjoy a gentle yoga class, group support, a nourishing noon meal as well as varied holistic treatments.  Our gifted practitioners, facilitators and volunteers will offer you a nurturing space to find an oasis of comfort and ease as you navigate this challenging time. (As we want to make sure you are able to fully participate and enjoy this day of support, if you are currently undergoing treatment, please obtain a signed letter of permission from your doctor). Register with Denise at 781-585-4221


Family Night for Children and Their Families who have experienced the loss of a sibling, parent/caregiver or grandparent

Wednesday, February 28, 6-7:30. ~REGISTER HERE

Join us for family night! Pizza will be served and then families will work together on a creative project.



Afternoon Table Tipping with Teresa Lally

Thursday, March 1, 2-4. Investment: $45 ~REGISTER HERE

Table Tipping is a form of physical mediumship; a way for everyone to experience a direct connection and communication with those in the world of spirit- loved ones who have passed (both people and pets), spirit guides, even guardian angels. Spirit causes the Table to move up and down, or tip, and will spell out answers to questions and messages for those sitting around it. An amazing and unforgettable experience!
Also available for private group sessions.


Expressive Healing

Phil Hasouris. Friday, March 2, 7-9. Investment: $20 donation to Hope Floats ~REGISTER HERE

Expressive Healing is dedicated to promoting the healing power of artistic expression. Workshops are hands-on, engaging, and infused with various forms of expression including poetry, music, sculpture, and other visual art. The principles of Individuality, Inspiration, and Insight allows participants to connect with their inner artist, and demonstrate that artistic expression can relieve stress and have long-term health benefits. Participants will leave with a newfound sense of creativity and inspiration, and the knowledge that they are not alone in their experience.



*SPECIAL* Fundraiser Paint Nite

Thursday, March 8, 7-9 at Tavern on the Wharf, Plymouth. $45. ~REGISTER HERE

Join us for this special, fun-filled fundraiser! Feel good about giving as Paint Nite’s local artist guides you and your friends through two hours of painting, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. There will also have a raffle during this event.



Restorative Yoga

Claire Manganello. Saturday, March 10. 1-3. ~REGISTER HERE

Embrace this opportunity to learn ways to quiet the nervous system, quiet the mind, connect with nature and to find harmony and balance in your life.
Restorative yoga is a nurturing practice that promotes deep relaxation and renewal within the body. Props such as bolsters, pillows and folded blankets support and stabilize the body in restorative yoga postures that are usually held for 3-10 minutes! The postures are designed to release deeply held tensions, sooth the nervous system, strengthen the immune system and refill our spiritual wells. Warm-up exercises, postures, meditation, and yogic breathing release stress and promote healing during this gentle practice. After a restorative yoga session, most people feel rested, renewed, more deeply connected to their authentic self, and more open to healing, growth and balance in their lives. Please consider nurturing your soul with one of these gentle but powerful classes.

Hope Floats Healing Circle

Thursday, March 15, 7-8:30. Suggested Donation: $15 (collected at door) ~REGISTER HERE
Please join us for a relaxing, healing, and meditative Healing circle. We will begin the evening by gathering in a circle, and after a brief welcome and introduction, we will create sacred space. Following a guided meditation practitioners from many modalities will offer a variety of healing gifts to participants including; Healing Touch, Reiki, chair massage, and reflexology. Participants will be invited to place intentions/prayers for loved ones in a Healing Basket and we will conclude the healing circle by sending love, light, and healing to those in the basket. We will close the circle by joining hands and chanting Om until next time.

Reiki Share

Bob & Karla Brown, Diane Fortner & Tricia Spooner. Saturday, March 17, 10-12. Donations appreciated.

You are invited to join Karla, Tricia, Bob and Diane on Saturday to experience the relaxing, self-healing power of Reiki. We offer 15 minute session available between 10am and 12pm. Come and participate in receiving Reiki and/or giving Reiki. No experience required and Reiki practitioners are welcome.


Love is Forever: An Evening of Spirit Messages with Lori Sheridan.

Friday, April 6, 7-9.Investment: $50 ~REGISTER HERE

Join medium Lori Sheridan for heartfelt messages from your loved ones in spirit in a small-group setting (maximum of 20 people). During this intimate evening Lori will deliver evidential messages of love, hope, and healing from friends and family on the Other-side. Many guests will be touched by spirit with a message from beyond, demonstrating that love and life are eternal. Refunds offered only if event is cancelled.



Table Tipping Training Workshop

Teresa Lally, Saturday, April 7, 9:30-4:30. Investment: $125. ~REGISTER HERE

Learn all the steps to safely and effectively facilitate your own table tipping sessions. Class will be a combination of lecture and practice, where you will learn the many ways table can be utilized, the different spirits that may communicate, and be introduced to your own table guide. Some experience with table and/or other mediumship is recommended. Teresa is the author of two books on Table Tipping and has shared this amazing form pf physical mediumship with hundreds of participants over the last decade.


Guided Meditation Accompanied by Live Harp

Karla Brown & Teresa Lally. Friday, April 20, 7-8. Investment: $20 ~REGISTER HERE

Join Karla & Teresa for an hour of blissful relaxation! Karla will lead everyone through a guided meditation (no meditation experience necessary) accompanied by the soothing sounds of Teresa’s harp playing. Harp music has been demonstrated to help quiet and relax the body and mind, and is being used in sound healing therapy in nursing homes, hospitals and more. Treat yourself and join them!



You Can Talk to Me: A Retreat Day of Hope, Healing & Heart Making Connections with Your Loved Ones in Spirit with Lori Sheridan & Teresa Lally

Sunday, May 27, 9:30-5:00. Investment: $75 ~REGISTER HERE

In this one-day retreat, mediums Lori Sheridan and Teresa Lally will share in a day of hope, healing, and love as they gently guide guests in meditations and exercises meant to foster making connections with loved ones who have passed. This day of healing is perfect for anyone who would like to feel more connected to a loved one on the other side, no matter where you are in the grieving process. A portion of the day will be dedicated to Lori and Teresa relaying messages from the other side. Lori will share her gift of mental mediumship to relay messages in a small group setting while Teresa will facilitate a Table Tipping session (a form of physical mediumship) which allows spirit to spell out their messages using the movement of the table. Throughout the day participants will have more opportunities to connect with loved ones in spirit through meditations, shared stories and other exercises. ( Please note that although Lori and Teresa will do their absolute best and try to touch everyone with a message throughout the day, attendance does not guarantee a reading). Space is limited.


Dates to be announced:


Oil Painting with a Twist for the Beginner to the Intermediate (adults) Reawaken Your Creative Soul and Learn to Paint

Laura Tryon Jennings. Tuesdays, 9am-12pm, 6 sessions. Investment: $198 (plus $28 supply fee)
Tap into an extraordinary resource: the vibrant, vital force of your own creative character in a nurturing, encouraging, and safe environment and discover your distinctive path to oil painting. You only need bring the willingness to give up any attachment to feeling you have no talent or creativity. The focus of this workshop is to enjoy the creative experience and self nurturing qualities oil painting can provide to your soul. It offers a unique blend of learning the basics of oil painting materials, foundations of color theory, color mixing, composition and working with the flow of the creative process to awaken creative spirit, remember playfulness, and open a fuller expression of authentic self by nurturing your essence. Artist Jennings approaches teaching each student individually, so they can paint freely, at their own level, and paint a subject (landscape, still life, portrait, abstract, interior, etc. from life and/or from a photograph) befitting their skills and needs. The workshop can be used as a vehicle for expression, playing with paint, learning the techniques of oil painting, and/or to have instructional oil painting, which means you truly can be a beginner, intermediate, or simply get a feel for oil painting. All supplies will be provided or bring your own supplies if you prefer. There will be a still life set up. If you choose to paint a still life bringing a camera is helpful. Please feel free to bring in any photographs or other props if preferred. Simply playing with the paint is perfectly okay as well.


Retreat for Parents who Have Lost Children to Overdose.

Saturday, 9-4.

Please join us for a relaxing and healing retreat just for parents who have lost children to overdose. Relax with meditation, yoga, and mini-healing treatments given by our certified and talented practitioners. There is also time for group discussion, exploring the peaceful grounds and labyrinth, and a nourishing lunch. This retreat is a great opportunity to take care of yourself and meet others who have experienced the same loss. We gain so much from sharing and being with others who understand the difficult road we’re on. Call Denise at 781-585-4221 to register.

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

Claire Manganello

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that systematically guides and relaxes you at every level of being including your physical, energetic, mental, emotional and spiritual layers (called five koshas). Through the use of breath awareness, body scanning, healing music and nature imagery. Divine Sleep invites you to become aware of each layer of being without needing to change or fix anything. This is true meditation where there is nothing to do but to “notice” – supporting you in feeling empowered just as you are. This contemporary practice is based on ancient yogic wisdom and meditation to make a powerful tool for modern day life.


PSYCHIC/MEDIUM READINGS AVAILABLE EVERY DAY BY APPOINTMENT at 781-936-8068! – Teresa Lally, Kate Otto Machuch and Laura Christina




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Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center is a non-profit public charity with 501(c)(3) status offering educational, support and wellness services

How you help make a difference…Each time you take a workshop, class or get a treatment at Hope Floats you support the Hope Floats a non-profit public charity. A portion of fees provides free support groups, hospice programs and grants for individuals facing financial difficulties who need our services.

Thank you for your support.