News Briefs

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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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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Homeopathy on the Hudson

Hudson River Homeopathic Clinic (formerly Guilderland Homeopathic Clinic) has relocated to 72 Main Street, in Coeymans, New York. Owners Larry Malerba, DO, and Mary Malerba, RN, continue to provide the same high-quality, classical homeopathic medical care to the Capital Region that they have for 30 years. Their new location is …

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Discover the Wisdom of Ayurveda

Penahki Ayurveda massage & skincare provides therapies originating in India, Ayurveda is one of the oldest, most comprehensive healing systems in the world. Owner Komal Khalsa Mehls says, “Ayurvedic therapies are just one part of a system of natural medicine and healing. They involve the application of warm, herbal-infused oils …

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Saratoga Stress Reduction Program Now Enrolling

The Saratoga Stress Reduction Program is an eight-week class in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and stress management at BLOOM Fitness Studio, in which students learn multiple forms of mindfulness meditation from credentialed instructors with decades of experience. Taught by Selma Nemer, Ph.D., and Pierre Zimmerman, MS, classes are grounded in …

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