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Healthy Meals Made Especially for You

The Healing Meals, a new meal preparation service, in Colonie, wants to make eating healthier easier for everyone in the Capital District. Their philosophy is founded on the belief that dietary choices matter. Owner and chef Chris Small says, “Most people are aware that what they eat affects them, but …

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Nutrition Weekend Supports Mindful Practices

For a pre-spring reset with focus on building mindful eating skillsets, attend Well Nourished, a weekend immersive experience designed to heal relationships with food, end overeating and feed the whole self. Hosted by Sarah Ferreira, of Nourished Brain Solutions, from March 16 through 18, 2018 in Troy, the weekend features …

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Free Physical Therapy Workshop for Those in Pain

Maccio Physical Therapy is conducting a mechanical and diagnosis treatment (MDT) workshop for neck, back, shoulders, hips and knees with a physical therapist that holds a master’s degree in ergonomics and occupational biomechanics and is a diplomate in mechanical diagnosis and therapy, the highest McKenzie Institute International educational level, at …

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Integrative Healing Group for Victims of Sexual Assault

Laurel Tormey Cole, CYT, director of Orchid Tree Yoga and JoLynn Backes, of Victim Advocacy Services of PPMH, Inc., in partnership with Debbie Fowler, president and co-founder of Eyes Wide Open, are offering an innovative eight-week support group from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning March 1 through April 26, …

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CranioSacral Therapy for Neck Pain

Elena Ajdelsztajn is a certified CranioSacral Therapist and a New York state licensed massage therapist. She states that in a session, “CranioSacral Therapy can be a wonderful way to help relieve chronic neck pain.” The vertebrae in the neck are evaluated and treated with a gentle technique that helps the …

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Find New Ways to Meditate with Technology

Hosted by Medical Thermography Associates, Jennifer Burke, OTR/L, owner of Creative Health Solutions, and MaryBeth Johnson, RN, owner of Repair Your Health, are conducing a workshop, Turn Your Meditation ON!, at 6:30 p.m., February 21, 2018. Burke says, “Evidence has shown that mindfulness-based activities such as meditation, breath work and …

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Ninth Annual New York Women’s Expo

Considered the ultimate day out for women of all ages, the New York Women’s Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., February 24, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., February 25, 2018 at Siena College, inside the Marcelle Athletic Center. The weekend offers a balance of education, …

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