News Briefs

Dance the Weekend Away in Saratoga

The 33rd annual Flurry Festival, held from February 14 through 16, 2020, is a celebration of music and dance from America and around the world, with dances such as Contra, Swing, Square, Waltz, Latin, African, European, Israeli, Celtic, Scandinavian and more. Highlights include dances, workshops, singing, concerts, jamming, performances, family …

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New Healthy Marketplace in Ballston Spa

The Holistic Health Marketplace has opened as a one-stop store for all things natural at 402 Rowland Street, in Ballston Spa, with a February special of 15 percent off all heart-related products. The marketplace is housed within the same building as AAC Family Wellness Center, Dr. Michael Quartararo’s practice (he …

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Make 2020 the Year of Purpose

Louise Finlayson Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and transformational coach, inspiring conscious living for more than 25 years, is offering a special program, Discovering Your Unique Path to Purpose in 2020, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 23, 2020. Lunch is included. She says, “Come home to your true self! …

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CranioSacral Therapy for Post-Concussion Syndrome

Elena Ajdelsztajn a certified Craniosacral Therapist and owner of Welcome Home Integrative Bodywork, in Albany, is offering $15 off the first session during the month of February. Craniosacral Therapy (CST) can offer support for those suffering from post-concussion syndrome, now experiencing persistent symptoms such as headaches or dizziness. CST is …

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Show the Body Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Kathleen Vroman, LMT, owner/practitioner at Community Massage, is celebrating Valentine’s Day during the month of February 2020 by offering nurturing treatments that enhance health and well-being; the perfect gift for oneself and/or loved ones. A 90-minute massage costs $100 ($10 off). Also add an essential oil (Detox or Chill Pill) …

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Looking Within for Self-Healing

Registered nurse Elizabeth Peters is a Level 2 practitioner of Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT), a unique method founded by regression hypnotherapy author and educator Dolores Cannon. It emphasizes healing in the body and is grounded in the understanding that answers to all questions can be found within. Sessions are …

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A Deeper Sense of Peace in a Fast-Paced World

The eight-week Saratoga Stress Reduction Program spring session, taught by Selma Nemer, Ph.D., and Pierre Zimmerman, MS, will begin March 7, 2020 for Tuesday evening classes from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This class in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and stress management teaches multiple forms of mindfulness meditation from credentialed instructors …

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Discover Spiritual Wellness

Sarah F. Vulgamore, MA, MS, NCC, founder of Well for the Soul and Creative Spiritual Practices, in Troy, says, “Well for the Soul and Creative Spiritual Practices is a celebration of healing and transformation. It is a deep belief in pursuing life choices by integrating a thorough sense of self …

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Lower Stress for Less this Month

Barbara Stevens, a certified stress management consultant and hypnotist at Stress Techniques, has received certification from PESI in sleep management, and is offering a stress/sleep evaluation for $45 (a $75 value) during the month of February on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment. This one-hour session will evaluate a client’s stress …

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Discover the Benefits of Essentrics

Gail Tassarotti is a Level 4 Essentrics instructor who offers both private and group classes. She has personally benefited from these workouts and wants to guide clients in the relief of chronic pain, increased strength, flexibility, posture and improved overall health. This full-body workout was developed by Miranda Esmonde-White, PBS …

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