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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

The Importance of Guarding Your Heart For Manifesting – 2-4pm. Heart disease and depression can go hand in hand. Learn why it’s important to keep the heart open to facilitate greater ease and flow. Held at Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9), Latham/Cohoes. Info/register: NUMINOUS, 518-424-0406

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Yoga for Ample Bodies – 5-6:15pm. 4-week series through Feb 23. Yoga is for all people, ages, and builds but it isn’t a one size fits all approach. $60/series. Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts, 747 Madison Ave, Albany. Register: 518-512-3390.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Yoga/Crystal Singing Bowls – 9:15-10:30am. With Cheryl Beckmann. Unique Hatha yoga class infused with Native American flute and crystal singing bowls. Leave feeling rejuvenated and at peace. $15 walk-in, $10 students. The Woman’s Club of Albany, men welcome too, 725 Madison Ave, Albany. Info: 518-810-7646.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Shakti Chakra Sadhana – 10:30am-12pm. Spiritually focused yoga class. Learn to connect with chakras, Shakti energy, and how to feel the energetic Kundalini vibration. Adventure into the greatest truth: “We are one with all that is.” Workshop style and yoga poses. $14. The Yoga Lily, 1 Barney Rd, Clifton Park. Register: 518-744-5565.

Youth Meditation – 10-10:45am, ages 8-12, 11-11:45am, ages 13-17. With Glory-Anne in a guided meditation for young ones. Supportive words and thoughts are woven throughout the meditation to help overcome negative thoughts. Empowerment is the action. Confidence is the goal. Children leave renewed and ready to take on their world $10 drop-in. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Questions: 518-650-3943.

The Chemistry of Romance with Essential Oils & Herbs – 2pm. A unique and interactive aphrodisiac class just in time for Valentine’s Day! Jennifer Sowle, Clinically Certified Aromatherapist, will discuss 10 aphrodisiac essential oils for love and romance. Also in this joint class, Megan Brown, Community Herbalist will discuss her favorite herbs for the heart, nervous system and the herbs known for their aphrodisiac qualities. Class includes recipes and tips. $30. Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Register online or at 518-362-8383.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Beating the Winter Blues – 1pm. Feeling sad and listless this winter? Sleeping longer and craving carbs? Learn how to fix this type of seasonal slump. Explore what foods and moods help stimulate natural remedies for positive change. This workshop includes moving and exploring, so be prepared for a little fun! $15 Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Register online or at 518-362-8383.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Medical Thermography Open House – 6-7:30pm. Visit the space, see the camera, meet the friendly staff, have your questions answered. Free. 2 Chelsea Place, Clifton Park. Register on Medical Thermography Associates’ Facebook or call 518-983-6564.

Reiki Share – 6:30pm. Join Reiki Master Lynn Gelman for an evening of meditation and sharing reiki. Opportunity to give and receive reiki. All reiki levels are welcome. $10. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. Space is limited. RSVP requested: Lynn Gelman, 518-727-2054.

Abundant Life Meditation – 7-8pm. With Lisa. Breathe in abundance, breathe out obstacles. Meditation is enhanced with a pyrite crystal which may be taken home. $15 at door. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Questions: 518-650-3943.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Animal Reiki Fundraiser – 6:30pm. Sharing reiki with animals can help create a deeper connection with them. It is not only healing, but it can strengthen the bond. In this informational workshop, learn the basics including the benefits of sharing reiki with animals and a useful meditation to use at home. $20. (Proceeds benefit a donated to a local animal shelter). Cash or check accepted at door. Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Register online or at 518-362-8383.

#socialmedia – 7-8:30pm. With Glory-Anne. What can social media do for a business? Learn how to up a business presence on social media. Discuss converting viewers into sales. No matter the size of the business, social media is tool that should be used. Class will cover Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. $20. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Questions/register: 518-650-3943.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Ask the Expert Series – 6-8pm. Understanding and embracing the moon cycle. Reclaim cycle health and experience sacred healing. Stay balanced every month at any age. Men welcome too. Herbal refreshments served. $10. Vitality Health Center, 3441 Amsterdam Rd, Scotia/Glenville. RSVP requested: 518-372-4706.

Dream Explorations – 6-7pm. Ever been curious about what dreams are trying to communicate? Dreams can offer us helpful insights and information, if we are willing to stop and listen. Join Joan Bender, MA,LMHC,HC to learn more about listening to the symbolic meanings of dreams. Free. Held in Delmar. Register: 518-461-9507.

What is This Fasciablaster Thing? – 6:30 Jennifer Burke OT/Creative Health Solutions will discuss the fascial system and its role in pain and disease. Emphasis will be on demonstrating the benefits of Fasciablaster products and technique. $10. Held in Clifton Park. Register: 518-983-6564.

Mental Health Happy Hour Support Group: Love Edition – 6:30-8pm. Noteworthy Resources (NWR) will explore to notion of understanding how to provide support for someone who is suffering from a mental illness and how to go about finding/keeping love when one has a “diagnosis.” NWR will be providing supportive and uplifting information/resources. Open to parents, youth, educators and whole community. Coffee and snacks provided. ACCA Community Education Bldg, 90 McCarty Ave, Albany. Registration required on Eventbrite or call 518-225-2388.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Simple Reiki Share – 6-8pm. Open to all level reiki practitioners. Receive 1 time and be giving 2 times in half-hour sessions. Space for 6 practitioners. $15. Gina’s Reiki Healing & Education Center 229 Washington St, Saratoga Springs. Register via text: Gina, 518-791-6565.

Aroma Bracelets and Essential Oils 101 – 6:30pm. Make an aroma diffuser bracelet and discover how essential oils can help one relax, sleep better and improve air quality. Learn easy steps to boost immunity and detox the home. $10. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP requested: Lynn Gelman, 518-727-2054.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Advanced Reiki Training – 9:30am-4:30pm. Workshop for reiki level II practitioners who want to deepen their reiki practice and possibly advance steps toward Master Training. Includes materials, attunement, hands on practice, meditation, incorporating aromatherapy/crystals and Japanese techniques plus certificate. Gina’s Reiki Healing & Education Center, 229 Washington St, Saratoga Springs. Info/register: 518-791-6565.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Crystalline Meditation with Native Flute & Crystal Singing Bowls – 7:30-9pm. With Cheryl Beckmann. A unique guided meditation with crystal singing bowls, gongs and native flute. Tune in to a beautiful crystal too. Relax, align energy and release emotional, physical, and spiritual blocks. $25 includes meditation, sound therapy, energy alignment, Shiva Lingum crystal and snack social. Space limited. Jai Albany studio, 1092 Madison Ave, Albany. Preregistration required: 518-496-8382.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Reiki 1st Degree: Okuden Class – 8:30am-6pm. With Bob Weissberg, Master-Teacher. Learn the spiritual development and healing system of Usui Reiki Ryoho, including: the 5 Precepts; meditation and chanting practices; hands-on healing for self and others. Four initiations (Reiju) will be given. Manual & certificate provided. The BodyWorks Wellness Center, 17 Computer Dr East, Albany. Register/pricing: call/text, 518-390-0299 or email rweissbe@nycap.rr.com.

New Year, New You – 10am. Jumpstart 2018 with a plan to lose weight that will work. There is so much more to sustainable weight loss than calorie counting. Find out what may be blocking weight loss achievements and goals and how to finally start making progress. Complimentary private health sessions with Jill Byron, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Register at 518-859-8789.

DIY FOR Lovers Class – 11am. Get primed for a Valentine! Make and take home a natural healthy seduction blend, a romantic massage blend and more for self or a loved one. Held in Clifton Park. Register/pricing on Medical Thermography Associates’ Facebook or call 518-983-6564.

Love: Exploring the Philosophy of Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself – 10:30am-12pm. With Kristen Simonds, CRMT. Explore the paths to universal love and begin to heal, one heart at a time. Class opens with breath work and brief overview of universal love including self-love as the path to expansion. Open discussion will be followed by journaling and creative expression to explore a unique path to love. $20 Journals and art materials supplied. Orchid Tree Yoga, Park Guilderland Plaza, 457 Rte 146, Guilderland Center. Register online or call: 518-729-6308.

Live By Design Workshop – 12-3pm. Facilitated by Life Coach, Kim Perone. Feeling dragged around by life? Create a life of intention: an inspired, balanced, desired life! Covering guiding principles, life ‘accounts’, balance, boundaries and self-care. Examining blocks and fears plus vision-eering for success. By the end of the program, each participant will have created a life plan. This workshop is aimed at giving participants a platform for life planning and a framework for success. $30. Space is limited. Inspired Life Coaching at The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, behind Edward Jones, Burnt Hills. Preregistration (required): 518-301-3593.

Movie: Thrive – 6:30pm. This movie offers new insights into the cancer/chronic disease conversation. Thriving offers relief by challenging negative thought patterns based on simple outcomes. Learn skills to thrive while facing any crises. Followed by community discussion. $15 Donation. Unity, 21 King Ave, Albany. Info: NUMINOUS: 518-424-0406.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Your Life as Story: Writer’s Workshop – 1-4:00pm. Become empowered by examining life as a great story with oneself in the leading role. Review resources from memoirists, create themes, conduct sources from memoirists, create themes, conduct writing sprints, review the journey and develop the role our life story plays in our lives. Facititated by Life Coach Kim Perone, author of her own narrative nonfiction book. $50. Space is limited. The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, behind Edward Jones, Burnt Hills. Register: Kim, 518 301-3593.

Box of Love Intentions Workshop – 4pm. Set intentions to manifest love, happiness and harmony in this month of love. In this workshop, create a box of love intentions to help manifest goals and focus on the good things in life. $20. Snacks and supplies included. Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Register online or at 518-362-8383.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12

My Gut Could Be Causing WHAT? – 6:30pm-7:30pm. Struggling with allergies, food intolerance, eczema, frequent colds, fatigue, chronic pain or brain fog? Discover the hidden secret to better health in this interactive online Q&A session. $10. Pre-register: GreenGut Wellness, 518-545-8370.

Self-Love & Balancing Heart Chakra Meditation – 6:30-8pm. Noteworthy Resources’ (NWR) healing meditation focusing on self-love and balancing the heart chakra. The key concepts of this energy center are: balance, love, compassion, relationship, breath, peace. A soothing, healing and balancing guided meditation. $10 includes tea, snacks and positive vibes. ACCA Community Education Bldg, 90 McCarty Ave, Albany. Registration required on Eventbrite or call 518-225-2388.

Contemplating Divorce? – 7-8:30pm. “Should I or shouldn’t I?” Learn to better navigate this time and decision, explore what is involved and what to do first. Time for questions and answers. Led by Certified Divorce Coach, Marie Marhan Dropkin from Support in a Storm. Register: 518-423-2525.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Reiki Distance Healing on Relationships – 5:30-7:30pm. Open to reiki level II and above practitioners. A fun workshop focusing on sending healing to love, family and self. Review and learn distance healing and cutting cord techniques. $20. Gina’s Reiki Healing & Education Center 229 Washington St, Saratoga Spgs. Register via text: Gina, 518-791-6565.

Eden Energy Medicine Workshop – 6:30-8:30 pm. Many troublesome aches and pains respond surprisingly well to simple energy interventions. In the first in a 3-part series on energy first aid for common issues, “Focus on the Foundation,” Ruth Ann Smalley will cover helpful energy practices for supporting the knees, legs, and root chakra, including using tuning forks, magnets, colors, and crystals as aids. $20. 323 Delaware Ave, Delmar, 2nd floor. Register: 518-506-2914.

Love is in the Air: Essential Oils Make & Take – 6:30pm. Needing more love and joy in life? Looking to connect on a deeper romantic level with a spouse? Needing to practice more self-love/care? This is a night filled with love, joy and essential oils. Make 3 items to take home. $10. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP requested: Lynn Gelman, 518-727-2054.

What is Love? – 7-8pm. With Glory-Anne. One must be able to love one’s self before one can give or receive it. Open a heart, mend a heart, and find love with aromatherapy. Part meditation part learning. Free. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Questions: 518-650-3943.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Soul Coaching Course – 7pm. Dig way down deep to live way up! Join life coach Helene Verdile to being a new path to open-hearted living. Ready to begin seeing life from a very different perspective? This is a great class to bring a sense of clarity into life and discover what is truly sought. Explore purpose, passion and creating a new theme for life. Inspired Life Coaching at The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, behind Edward Jones, Burnt Hills. Pricing/register: 518-470-0048.

Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being – 6:30pm. New to aromatherapy? Learn how the healing power of plants can help improve quality of life. Looking to reduce stress, rejuvenate the mind, encourage deeper sleep, purify the air? Aromatherapy can help. Take home recipes, ideas, inspiration, and learn how easy it is to use essential oils. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP to Lynn Gelman: 518-727-2054.

Awaken Your Mind Meditation Group – 7-8:30pm. With Diane M Foster, Master Energy Worker. This meditation group is different, and here’s why: it blends different spiritual philosophies with ancient wisdom and 21st century technology to teach the art of quieting the mind. $20 at door. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Questions: 518-650-3943.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Introductory Reiki Level 1 Class – 9:30am-4:30pm. Join in this interesting and fun class on learning the ancient art of reiki, a natural approach to healing that anyone can learn. Class includes: basics of energy system, reiki history, attunement, guided meditation, self-treatment, hands on practice and certificate of participation. Gina’s Reiki Healing & Education Center, 229 Washington St, Saratoga Springs. Info/pricing: 518-791-6565.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Beginner’s Meditation – 9:30-11am. Feb 17 & 24. This course provides step-by-step guidance on starting a daily AMI Meditation practice. It’s easy to learn the basics: how to deal with distractions, reduce stress, enhance the immune system and become more creative. American Meditation Institute North, 108 Old Coach Rd, Clifton Park. Pricing/info: 518-674-8714.

Breaking Up With Fear And Shame – 10am. There is freedom in fearlessness and being human – an authentic self. Learn how to align life with core values and break up with fear and shame! Complimentary private health sessions with Jill Byron, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Register at 518-859-8789.

Intro to Reiki – 1-2:30pm. Join Rebecca Geertgens for a introduction to reiki and the chakras. $25. Space is limited. Held at The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, behind Edward Jones, Burnt Hills. Preregistration required: Rebecca, 518-588-4657.

Culinary Nutrition to Balance Blood Sugar – 10am-2pm. Been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or blood sugar swings? Interested in learning how the right nutrition can help? Learn about the differences between glycemic index and glycemic load, and how to use slow-burning carbohydrates and culinary spices for more stable blood sugar and long-lasting energy. Create a salad, soup, and entree designed to keep blood sugar levels in check. The Arts Center of the Capital Region. 265 River St, Troy. Registration required: 518-273-0552.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Prenatal Partner Yoga & Massage Workshop – 12-2pm. Partners will learn techniques for breath awareness, partner poses, acupressure and massage, which can help strengthen and relax a woman’s body during pregnancy and labor. $50/couple. Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts, 747 Madison Ave, Albany. Register: 518-512-3390.

Honoring Our Losses – 1-3pm. Losing loved ones can affect us in many ways. Engaging in creative activities can help to process and integrate the loss of our loved ones, memorialize their lives and mend our lives. Join Joan Bender, MA,LMHC,HC for a nurturing expressive arts activity that honors and memorializes our lost loved ones, no matter how recent or distant the loss may be. $20. Delmar. Register: 518-461-9507.

Reiki Level 1 – 1-6pm. With Master Cheryl Williams. Reiki is a natural system of energy healing that anyone can learn, which assists in stress relief and emotional and physical well-being. Upon completion, students will be certified reiki level 1 practitioners. OM Shanti Yoga & Healing Arts, 1528 Columbia Tpk, Schodack. Preregistration required. Pricing/register: 914-482-7010.

Discover and Eliminate Time & Money Shortage Triggers – 2-4pm. Use Emotion Code and Human Design Gene Key teachings to facilitate creating flow of time and money. Learn that “how” in life is more important “what” $25 donation. Held at Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9), Latham/Cohoes. Info: NUMINOUS, 518-424-0406

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Yoga Psychology/Bhagavad Gita – 6:30-8:30pm. 6-week program through March 26. This ongoing study of the psychology of the Bhagavad Gita provides practical wisdom, meaning and purpose for life. Taught by AMI founders Leonard and Jenness Perlmutter. American Meditation Institute, 60 Garner Rd, Averill Park. Info/pricing: 518-674-8714.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Oils for Dudes Class – 6:30pm. Think that essential oils are only for the ladies? No way! Essential Oils are great for all the “dudes” out there too. Need help with sleep, muscle support, stress, performance? Come learn with us. Free. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP requested: to Lynn Gelman, 518-727-2054.

The Holiday of Purim: “Taking Off Our Masks” with EFT/Meditation – 6:30pm. Remember that no matter how dire things look on the outside, behind the scenes, under the masks, the divine is directing. $10. Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Register online or at 518-362-8383.

Empower Coaching Series – 7-8:30pm. Feb 20-Apr 17. With Glory-Anne. Learn how to break old habits, trust one’s intuition, make better decisions, find courage, see the good in one’s self, live in the present and so much more. Join one class or join them all. $20/single class or $45/3. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Call to reserve spot: 518-250-9045.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Navigating Divorce – 12:30-2pm. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes of divorce. Time for questions and answers. Led by Certified Divorce Coach, Marie Marhan Dropkin from Support in a Storm. Register: 518-423-2525.

Beginner’s Meditation – Feb 21 & 28. 6:30-8pm. This course provides step-by-step guidance on starting a daily AMI Meditation practice. It’s easy to learn the basics: how to deal with distractions, reduce stress, enhance the immune system and become more creative. American Meditation Institute, 60 Garner Rd, Averill Park. Pricing/info: 518-674-8714.

Turn Your Meditation On! – 6:30pm. Jennifer Burke OT/Creative Health Solutions and MaryBeth Johnson RN will discuss the obstacles to health altering meditation/mindfulness. Experience technology that can fast-forward success. $10 Held in Clifton Park. Register: 518-983-6564.

Green Your Beauty Routine: Makeover Your Makeup – 6:30pm. Never compromise health and beauty again. It’s no longer necessary to choose between feeling good about one’s self and feeling good about what’s on the skin. Experience mineral makeup that is free from toxins, talc, bismuth and more. Leave feeling beautiful and empowered. $10 EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP requested: Lynn Gelman to register: 518-727-2054.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Essential Oils for Health and Well-Being – 6:30pm. New to aromatherapy? Learn how the healing power of plants can help improve quality of life. Looking to reduce stress, rejuvenate the mind, encourage deeper sleep, purify the air? Aromatherapy can help. Take home recipes, ideas, inspiration, and learn how easy it is to use essential oils. EMBRACE, 1023 Rte 146, Clifton Park. RSVP to Lynn Gelman: 518-727-2054.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Psycho-Emotional Wellbeing – 6:30-8pm. With Laura Normile. Ever wonder how suppressed emotions and unhealed traumatic experiences impact life and relationships? This presentation offers insights on how we poison ourselves with suppressed emotions and introduces a healing approach called Psychosomatic Journey to provide participants with techniques for self-healing. $20. The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, Burnt Hills. Register: 518-817-3198.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Dinner/Movie/Film Discussion Series – 5:30-10pm. Share in a gourmet vegetarian dinner, and then watch the movie Loving Vincent. The film will be followed by a philosophical discussion (satsang). $20. American Meditation Institute, 60 Garner Rd, Averill Park. RSVP by Feb 20: 518-674-8714.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Enriching Relationships with Nurturing Touch – 10am-1:30pm. With Laura Normile. Safe, nurturing, non-sexual physical contact is often missing in our everyday interactions even though it’s an essential human need. When we receive nurturing touch, our bodies relax, stress decreases, and we feel accepted and loved. In this workshop, participants will explore connecting through nurturing touch while respecting each other’s boundaries and uniqueness. The Center for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment, 801 Rte 50, Burnt Hills. Space is limited. Pricing/registration: 518-817-3198.

Rise Above the Chaos – 10am. Current events, high demand careers, and family obligations can leave us feeling anxious and overwhelmed. All of this stress is impacting cardiovascular health. Regain control. Get back in touch with inner values and love life again. Complimentary private health sessions with Jill Byron, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Register at 518-859-8789.

YM Funshop: Fairy, Dragon and Unicorn Jars – 10-11:45am. Ages 8-14. Fairies, dragons, and unicorns…oh my! Make a jar lantern with faux candle votive to bring life to a magical being at night. $20. Space is limited. Held at AdventuringSouls.Guru, 1 Alton Rd, Albany. Reserve a spot: 518-250-9045.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

New York Women’s Expo – 10am-6pm/Sat; 10am-4pm/Sun. Ultimate shopping and entertainment experience for women with over 150 exhibits showcasing the best of the Capital Region. Seminars and demonstrations. Siena College, Marcelle Athletic Complex, Loudonville. Info/pricing: NYWomensExpo.com.

Guided Grocery Tour – 10:30am-12pm. Start shopping better! Learn to make detailed lists, decode product labels, find healthy whole-food ingredients and more. Guided tour meets at Honest Weight Food Co-Op, 100 Watervliet Ave., Albany. $20. Space is limited. RSVP required: GreenGut Wellness, 518-545-8370

Animal Communication Weekend – 11am-4pm/Sat & Sun. Weekend focuses on learning how to see and feel any imbalance in the health of a pet, learning how to work with behavioral and emotional issues in a pet, how to find a missing or lost pet and communicate with a pet who has passed on. Wear comfortable clothing and bring pictures of current pets. Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9) Latham/Cohoes. Pricing/register online or at 518-362-8383.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Light Therapy Open House – 1-3pm. Come and learn how and why light therapy is a great drug-free option to reduce pain and increase circulation. All those attending receive a special coupon for their first session. Light Therapy Services, Exec Suite 104, (back entrance) Bldg B, St Peter’s Medical Campus, 855 Rte 146, Clifton Park. Register: 518-526-5012.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Healing the Scar: Yoga for C-section Recovery – 1:45-3:15pm. 3-week series. A Caesarian section can be a challenging and traumatic experience for a woman. In this series a safe space is created to begin to heal emotionally and physically from the experience. Explore different yogic methods such as breath work, meditation and gentle poses to support and strengthen the core. $45/series. Space is limited. OM Shanti Yoga & Healing Arts, 1528 Columbia Tpk, Shodack. Preregistration required: 914-482-7010.

Mindfulness To Feel the Presence of the Divine – 2-4pm. Experience the powerful “other” side to mindfulness not taught in secular practices. Experience heightened consciousness by skillfully bridging awareness of the divine. Held at Spirit Tree Connections, 987 New Loudon Rd (Rte 9), Latham/Cohoes. Info: NUMINOUS: 518-424-0406.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Become an Energy Whisperer – 6:30-8pm. Self-care is especially important in winter. Learn Eden Energy Medicine with certified practitioner, Ruth Ann Smalley. Gain simple techniques for energetic balance, stress reduction, seasonal wellness, and personal growth. All levels. $15. 323 Delaware Ave, Delmar 2nd floor. Space limited. Register: 518-506-2914.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Beginner’s Meditation – 9:30-11am. See Feb 17 for details. American Meditation Institute North, 108 Old Coach Rd, Clifton Park. Pricing/info: 518-674-8714.

Healing Through the Macrocosm – 6:30 – 8pm. With Bridgette Shea. Learn to heal using Chinese and ayurvedic medical wisdom to understand the body, mind, and well-being. $35 Namaste Yoga, 2 Franklin Sq, Saratoga Springs. Info/register: 518-222-7470.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

C.A.N.! (Cancer Approached Naturally) Group – 6pm. Yes! It’s possible! Get some hope and resources. Everyone welcome. Free. Clifton Park. Preregister on Medical Thermography’s Facebook page or call 518-983-6564.

Beginner’s Meditation – 6:30-8pm. See Feb 21 for details. American Meditation Institute, 60 Garner Rd, Averill Park. Pricing/info: 518-674-8714.