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Vitality Specialty Foods and Herbs Grand Reopening

The Vitality Health Store, located at 3441 Amsterdam Road, in Glenville, will hold a grand reopening and expansion for their Vitality Specialty Foods and Herbs store on January 2, highlighting specialty foods, herbs featuring organic, real, non-GMO foods, herbal teas, cannabidiol (CBD) products, skin care lines. Owner Anne J. DeRocher, …

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Membership Program for Feldenkrais and More

Buffy Owens, a guild-certified Feldenkrais practitioner and functional medicine health coach, created the Embodied & Well Plus+ membership to help those with chronic pain to suffer less and live more, no matter where they are on their path to thriving. It merges the best of the Feldenkrais Method and health …

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Go Organic this Valentine’s Day

There is no better way to show someone you love and care about them than choosing a gift for them that is healthy for people, animals and the planet. Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic independent consultant Lisa Small says, “Order through the first week of February 2020 to have it in …

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Dealing With Life’s Turning Points

Wendy Miller, RN, owner of reDefine Health, LLC, offers integrative health coaching via phone or at A Peaceful Place Massage and Wellness Center. She says, “When I chose the name for my practice, I had in mind the transitions that I witnessed as a nurse that are particularly ripe for …

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Volunteers Needed for Meditation Research

NUMINOUS, the organization sponsoring the Albany and Schenectady Peace Project, is looking for people that have little or no meditative experience to participate in a research project in Clifton Park. Conducted by founder, Bethany Gonyea and Karin Reinhold, Ph.D., the project will compare changes in brainwaves for different types of …

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The ‘Weight’ is Over

Erica Accuosti, RN, a health, wellness and integrative nutrition coach and owner of Be Great Feel Well, LLC, says, “With the new year often comes a resolution to lose weight and be healthier, which is a great goal! Putting a solid, sustainable (lifelong) plan into place is the logical next …

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Strategies for Living with a Chronic Condition

Barbara Neznek, RH, AHG, is offering a six-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) class on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. from February 13 through March 19, 2020 at Willow Tree Wisdom. This series of two-and-a-half-hour interactive workshops is for adults with chronic health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, …

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Transformational Tropical Retreat

Harvard Medical School-trained clinical psychologist Dr. Louise M. Finlayson will hold a seven-day, all-inclusive, deeply transformative Art of Living Consciously retreat on the Caribbean island paradise of Roatan from March 6 through 13, 2020, at the Upachaya Eco-Lodge & Wellness Resort. This is an opportunity to rest, heal, reflect and …

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