Where bodies of all shapes, sizes, colors, abilities, orientations + identities are valued and welcome.
see you soon
your village + community awaits
you have arrived
Photos by Aperture Photography
Thank you for considering The Healing Cottage on your journey to healing and wellness. The Cottage was established in Middletown, Delaware in June 2021 with the intention of providing a safe, accessible and inclusive space to find your community, your village, while you heal, explore and grow. It is an honor and privilege to be on this path with you, and we cannot wait to meet you!
hours of operation
The Healing Cottage is unique in that it is open by appointment only.
If you would like to come check out our space, shop at our local artisan boutique, or shop our gallery of local artists' original work, we would love to show you around. Reach out to schedule a private visit.
If you are interested in scheduling holistic healing services, you will find each of our providers' profile and contact information below. We can't wait to meet you!
Farah Breaux (she/her/hers)
Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master, Mindfulness Life Coach
Farah Breaux is a Delaware based intuitive yoga practitioner whose souls’ purpose is to walk with others on their journey of self-discovery through movement, breath work, and mindfulness. Farah leads small groups that are filled with dynamic movement, encouragement and humor—finding...
Chris Breaux (he/him/his)
Master Intuitive Energy Healer
My name is Christopher Breaux, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master Intuitive Energy Healer. I received my Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2011. After practicing traditional physical therapy for a few years, I realized that something was missing...
Crystal Dalton (she/her/hers)
Healing Cottage Director,
Trauma-Informed Yoga Instructor,
Hello! I am a The Healing Cottage Director, a Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher (RYT) and an Usui Reiki III Practitioner. I am a body-positive practitioner committed to inclusivity, accessibility and removing traditional barriers to yoga. I offer weekly small group + 1:1 private yoga sessions by appointment, and monthly women's healing circles. Learn more about me by clicking the button below!
Bridget Miller (she/her/hers)
Certified Massage Technician
Bridget Miller is a certified massage technician offering Swedish, Deep Tissue + Prenatal Massage. Bridget is committed to helping people live better lives by utilizing the healing benefits of massage in an environment that feels safe and inclusive for everyone. She graduated from The Academy of Massage and Bodywork in 2014 and has...
Marcus Williams (he/him/his)
Lifestyle & Portrait Photographer
Marcus is a lifestyle photographer who offers on-location photo packages as well as in-studio sessions at The Healing Cottage. He is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment to capture stunning, keepsake moments for individuals and families of all types. Marcus' photos are featured in The Cottage, and...
Irina Angelova (she/her/hers)
Healing Cottage Art Curator, Creator of "The Peace Technique", Owner of Arts by Angelova
Irina Angelova is a self-taught abstract artist and owner of Arts by Angelova. She began expressing love for creating and gathering inspiration as a young child growing up in Ruse, Bulgaria, a cultural treasure and an ancient Thracian settlement situated at the banks of the Danube river. After settling in Delaware in...
classes + Events
Tuesday Evening Restorative Yoga Class
with Crystal Dalton
Thursday Morning Coffee + Conversation Mamas Circle with Nicole Dougherty
Donation-Based Reiki Sound Healing Group with Chris Breaux
Commission-Free Art Gallery
The Healing Cottage is excited to partner with local artists to feature your work in our space, commission free. We prioritize showcasing artists who are members of communities marginalized by oppressive systems. If you are interested in being part of our artist rotation, please contact our Art Curator, Irina Angelova.
Rent Our Space
Do you want to host your meeting, class, seminar, workshop, retreat or event in our space? Renting our inviting, calm + cozy space comes with access to creature comforts like coffee, tea, water, a small fridge, snacks, chocolate, meditation chairs, comfy blankets, and more. We are also committed to an affordable rental fee and offer discounts to non-profit / charitable organizations. Let's connect!
Our small library includes books from authors with varying backgrounds and lived experiences. We are proud to carry a variety of children's books from the A Kid's Book About series that fosters honest conversations about subjects adults often find challenging to start. Come check a few books out for you and your family.
Local Artisan Boutique
The Healing Cottage is proud to partner with Delaware-Based, Women-owned, BIack-Owned, and / or LGBTQIA+-Owned small businesses. We currently stock products from:
Considering partnering with us? Let's chat!
Full Moon Blends Spray
Massage Oil, Body Scrub, Calming Inhaler, Spray
Lotion, Calming Inhaler, Spray
The Healing Cottage immensely values partnering with and simply supporting providers, artists, groups, and organizations who approach our work with a trauma-informed, activism, advocacy, representation, body-positive, social justice, and / or marginalized-centering lens. Let's connect and see what we can do together.
Do you have ideas about a service, topic, event, group, etc. that you would like to see offered at The Healing Cottage? We want to hear your suggestions and collaborate. Please share them with us!