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Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment

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Address: 215 67th St, At the intersection of 67th Street and Atlantic Avenue., Virginia Beach, VA 23451-2061
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+1 757 428 3588
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Explore the fascinating work of Edgar Cayce, documented psychic and the...

Explore the fascinating work of Edgar Cayce, documented psychic and the "father of holistic medicine." Founded in 1931 to research and explore transpersonal subjects such as holistic health, ancient mysteries, personal spirituality, dreams, philosophy, reincarnation, and intuition. Join us daily for free lecture, film and tour. Visit our library, bookstore and gift shop, relaxing meditation garden, or stone labyrinth. Enjoy a healthy meal at the Leaping Lizard Café or relax in our holistic spa. Visit our Web site for a full schedule of events for our non-profit organization.

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I began reading Edgar Cayce's books when I was a teenager and was always fascinated by him and what he had to say about life. Going to the A.R.E. was a dream of mine and when I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Severn, Maryland
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Eastport, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This would be the second time for me visiting A.R.E. I made an appointment for a massage and facial on New Year's Eve. I was really looking forward to my treatment due to my long trip to Va. The front desk asked me if I would be ok with a male massage therapist and I said I would be fine... More 

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Alison_Ray_VB, Manager at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment, responded to this review

The A.R.E. Health Center and Spa regrets that you had such an unusual and uncomfortable experience! We appreciate your taking the time to let us know, and we have shared your feedback with the therapist and the front desk personnel. We will call you today and issue a refund for the full amount of your payment. Our Health Center and... More 

Severn, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I began reading Edgar Cayce's books when I was a teenager and was always fascinated by him and what he had to say about life. Going to the A.R.E. was a dream of mine and when I finally made it, I was very impressed. It's an extremely peaceful place, don't miss the Asian garden, and the personnel are very helpful.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had several couples massage here. Very clean, friendly, professional staff. An awesome place to visit. They have very good food (and drink) for sit down and carry out. Don't forget to take the time to walk the labyrinth!

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Virginia Beach, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edgar Cayce founded this center. Known as the Sleeping Prophet, Mr. Cayce developed natural herbal remedies for various ailments. Visitors can tour the building and discuss remedies, do research, and enjoy the tranquility.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 26 years of being a member I finally made it here. The experience was overwhelming. I took a conference here which was enjoyable and everybody I meant was wonderful. To see the history and all the history and Casey readings truly was a blessing in my life. They have a new café which is great food local and wonderful... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like just a face wash and mask, this is your place. No facial massage was really a bummer for me..

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Alison_Ray_VB, Public Information at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment, responded to this review

I’m sorry you did not enjoy your facial at the A.R.E. Health Center and Spa. The Cayce/Reilly Facial, developed over the past 50 years, contains a facial massage that occurs after the therapist applies hot towels and performs the cleansing. The massage is done with organic extra virgin olive oil before the mask is applied. We welcome you back for... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Peaceful, calming, meditation room, labyrinth, CAYCE-REILLY massage school (and clinic) where you can get great massages

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I'd always wanted to visit the A.R.E., ever since I learned of Edgar Cayce (the famous psychic). I'm really glad I did! The people were very warm, friendly, and welcoming. I only wished they stayed open a little later than 5:00 pm, because after the (very interesting) free lecture, it was almost closing time. I solved the problem, though, by... More 

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Monroe, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stopped in to visit the book store to see what new books were being highlighted. I had been to the center on other visits to the beach and had read and purchased many of the Edgar Cayce's books. My first visit years ago was very exciting to me as I was working in the area of "Neuro-Linguistic Programming" and Edgar... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

You'll find a large spa offering deep tissue massage, reiki, chiropractic, and various holistic treatments, a meditation room, a labyrinth and gardens, a wonderful book/ gift shop, and a fantastic little eatery, all overlooking the Atlantic Ocean!

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