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About Carla

Carla has been a volunteer with the Riley Farm since March, 2018 and is Hope's co-sponsor mom along with Michele Timbro.  She is a Reiki practitioner and the founder of Take Pause Wellness, providing energy healing treatments to animals as well as humans.    She volunteers with the residents of the farm offering Reiki to assist with their healing from trauma and injury.   She is a committed vegan and animal rights activist.  In addition, as a licensed CHIP program facilitator she assists others who wish to gain the skills and knowledge to transition to a plant-based lifestyle.    CHIP, the "Complete Health Improvement Program",  is an educational program developed by the experts at the Lifestyle Medicine Institute and provides in depth education on the optimal lifestyle based on healthful and live-giving whole food plant based nutrition.   She lives in Cheshire, CT with her husband and their 5 year old Australian Shepherd, Kodie.

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