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Holiday Luxury That’s Also Organic

Neal’s Yard Remedies (NYR Organic) independent consultant Lisa Small is offering gorgeous, seasonal Neal’s Yard Remedies Holiday Gift Sets filled with beautifully packaged healthy, organic goodies for all budgets through December 14 in order to arrive by Christmas. “The gifts are unique and made with certified organic ingredients and essential …

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Established Wellness Center Seeks Practitioners for Collaboration

Kim Perone and Helene Verdile, certified life coaches and owners of The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, offer one-on-one coaching and host signature group coaching and educational programs. Now they are calling all practitioners interested in shared rental space to contact them. The beautiful wellness center provides multiple rooms …

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The Scalp is No Place to Dump Toxins

Nurture Green Salon and Spa has chosen Original Mineral (O&M) as their color line because it is paraphenylenediamine (PPD), ammonia, artificial fragrance and resorcinol-free. Owner Lisa Liptak says, “Traditional hair color, whether professional and applied in a salon or purchased over the counter, contains ingredients that lead to sensitivity and …

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The Reiki Path Moves to New Location

Bob Weissberg

Bob Weissberg, an Usui reiki master teacher/practitioner at The Reiki Path, LLC, has moved his office to The Bodyworks Wellness Center, located at 17 Computer Drive East, in Albany. Weissberg has practiced reiki since 1999 and been a master teacher since 2004. In addition to reiki treatment sessions, he offers …

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17th Annual Holiday Open House

Balance Massage Studio’s 17th annual holiday Open House is being held from 4 to 7 p.m., November 30, 2017. During this event, and the entire month of December, the studio will collect non-perishable food donations as part of their annual fundraiser for a local food pantry. “Everyone who comes to …

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Find Peace and Silence in the Mountains

Peace Village, which opened in 1999, is a retreat center of the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization located in Haines Falls, New York, on Hunter Mountain, one hour south of Albany. Peace Village will host Silence Nurtures, a silence retreat from December 8 through 10, 2017, with an optional extra …

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Expo is Safe Haven to Explore Allergy Issues

The MVP Health Care Allergen & Gluten Free Expo, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., October 21, at the Crossgates Mall, in Albany, is a comprehensive educational experience for those that suffer from allergies, asthma, gluten sensitivities and celiac disease. There will be more than 40 exhibitors, cooking demonstrations, …

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New Look for Natural Awakenings Magazine

Natural Awakenings magazine is sporting a new look. After being unveiled in Florida’s Collier/Lee edition that serves Naples and Fort Myers—the first of a family of magazines that has grown to  encompass 85 U.S. cities, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic—in July, the new logo and cover design will appear …

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Healthier Holiday Eating: Enroll Now to Learn How

GreenGut Wellness, a plant-based wellness consulting business run by Theresa “Sam” Houghton, of North Greenbush, will present a workshop, Plan Your Healthy Holiday, from 2 to 4 p.m., November 9, 2017, in the first floor conference room of the Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce, to provide help for those that …

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