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Holistic Compassionate Dentistry

by Martin Miron Frederick Dreher, DDS, of Ballston Spa (pictured left), was inspired at an early age to consider a medical career. Beginning as a dedicated traditional dentist when he opened his practice in 1992, he found his true calling in holistic methodologies at a conference, recalling, “My eyes were …

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Personal and Spiritual Development

The Art of Conscious Living by Martin Miron Louise M. Finlayson, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and transformational coach, offers workshops, speaking engagements, retreats, coaching, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples. She has an office in Albany and is also seeing clients in Saratoga Springs. With a three-year fellowship in clinical …

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Heartspace Yoga Has a Plan for Everyone

by Wesley Delanoy Heartspace Yoga and Healing Arts, in Albany and Troy, offers drop-in yoga classes for all levels from beginner to experienced. There are also structured series and workshops, teacher training, sound healing events and massage. Owners Andrew and Elizabeth Kasius, both registered yoga teachers, employ the services of …

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Therapeutic Listening to the Inner Mind

by Martin Miron Elizabeth Peters is a level 2 practitioner of Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT), founded by author and educator Dolores Cannon. A pioneer in the field for more than 45 years, Cannon developed this safe, remarkable technique that connects individuals with a higher perspective within while in a …

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Natural Materials Are the Best

by Loreanna Thomas Cecilia Tkaczyk, the owner and creator of CeCe’s Wool Yarns and More, has been a sheep farmer and knitter for more than 20 years. She says, “I know the value of wool and its many amazing properties. I wanted to create a place that highlights wool and …

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Retro Retreat Provides Tranquility

by Martin Miron The Quarry House Retreat brings people together for creating community, embracing nature and celebrating life. They offer meditation, sound healing and artistic workshops while renting space for classes, workshops and retreats. There is space for yoga, reiki, group meditation, instructor-led workshops and classes. It’s an ideal place …

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One-Dimensional Solutions Are Not Enough

by Martin Miron Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Baer, is accepting new patients at her Hudson and Latham offices. She was one of the original health providers to bring treatments to the Capital District for chronic Lyme disease. After many years, she enhanced her training by working at one of the largest …

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Local Couple Collaborates For Holistic Health and Healing

by Martin Miron Joan Ann and Albert Fissette each are the proprietors of their own holistic healing businesses, and in their combined office space, they work hand-in-hand. “We decided to share one office with one person scheduling appointments,” says Joan Ann, a certified light therapist, certified master hypnotist and certified …

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Earth-Centered Programs For a Journey to Harmony

by Loreanna Thomas Willow Tree Wisdom, owned and operated by Barbara Neznek, an American Herbalist Guild registered herbalist, has opened a healing center located on a five-acre farm in Amsterdam, New York. Neznek has also completed Sandra Ingerman’s two-year Shamanic Teacher Training program, as well as all of the Foundation …

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