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Balance Massage Studio Expands Its Healing Footprint

by Martin Miron Licensed massage therapist Denise Healy-Mason opened Balance Massage Studio in Delmar nearly 19 years ago and is now expanding her practice to include a healing arts studio with space for events, teaching opportunities and three additional treatment rooms. “I am excited to add a space where folks …

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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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Beauty Society Organic Salon: Walking the Organic Walk

by Martin Miron Clients love the clean smell that permeates Beauty Society Organic Salon, in Malta, and feel great about the organic experience there, including the shampoo, conditioners, hair color and styling products. Beauty Society Organic Salon is a green hair salon that uses non-toxic, biodynamic and certified organic products. …

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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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