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Articles from: July 2014

Neurofeedback for Brain-related Conditions by Dr. Calvin Hargis

Neurofeedback, one of the most exciting and effective avenues of treatment for brain related conditions, has become more accessible to the general public. Treatment is based on the brain’s ability to change its neuronal structure with neurofeedback therapy at any age. To understand just how the process works we must first learn a little about the brain.

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Yoga Therapy Now Available

“Not knowing I was on this particular journey, I signed up for a yoga therapy session at Kripalu in the Berkshires of Massachusetts,” recalls yoga therapist Frances Aquino. At that time she didn’t know what yoga therapy was, but was eager to try something new. Michael Lee, founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and the yoga therapy training program that Aquino completed, was a resident yogi at Kripalu. “He developed this type of yoga therapy shortly before my first session of yoga therapy,” says Aquino. “That experience has stayed with me as a profound, enlightening and transformative experience.”

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Putting Optimal Health Within Reach

Creating life around what matters most requires the clarity, energy and time that optimal health brings. However, for a majority of people, poor habits, stress and an obesogenic world prevents us from realizing that potential. “We know the ideal, but it seems like the Grand Canyon stands between us and the healthy lifestyle we know we should live,” says personal health coach, Theresa Trella.

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Awaken to Your True Essence Retreat

“Are you ready to shift your energy to align with your true essence? Would you like harmony in your body and mind? Does your body need to re-connect to its true source of energy? Are you ready to really love yourself unconditionally? If you have answered yes to these questions, come join us for a Women’s 2-day mind/ body/spirit well-being retreat on a beautiful farm with views of the Shawangunk Mountains,” invites co-presenter Eileen Downes. This 2-day transformative weekend will be held on October 11-12 in Pine Bush.

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Specialty Sweet Treats

Hudson Valley Cakery owners, Brandon and Kelly Harris, strive to be positive, active contributors to the community. One way they achieve their goal is to donate daily leftovers to local shelters, police stations, fire stations, nursing homes and churches.

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Stopping Negative Thoughts by Dr. Charles Glassman

Controlling unwanted thoughts is not the problem.

Believing, trusting or taking direction from them is.

How often have you heard people say, “Control your thoughts, control your life?” or “You are what you think about.” or “What you think about is what you will attract.” What these statements don’t take into account is the fact that our brain generates all sorts of thoughts, many of which come without notice, and some are good and some are not very good; in fact some, are downright hurtful and self-destructive. You don’t want to have the latter and you don’t ask for them, but they come on unpredictably.

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Gluten-Free and Traditional Baked Goods at Local Farmers’ Markets

The Little Bake Shop is pleased to be in attendance at four farmers’ markets this year. They are excited to be continuing at the Tuxedo Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and also will continue to be at the Riverdale Market on Tuesdays from 2:30-7 pm and now in River Vale, NJ on Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m.

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The Benefits of Consignment by Marcie Myerow

Everyone has clothing in their closet that they have not worn in a long time. It may not fit the way it used to or it may not be a favorite color or you wore it so many times already and you have grown tired of it. Most people also have clothing in their closet that they have never worn. It was so cute on the rack but turned out to be impractical or it was so trendy at the time, but it did not really work for your body type. Perhaps you loved the patterns, but when you get them on, they didn't compliment you. We all have had whimsical, spontaneous shopping sprees.

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Many Offerings at The Meadow Dance & Integral Healing Arts Center


The Meadow Dance & Integral Healing Arts Center offers classes in personal health and wellness using transformative learning methods which prove an effective way to change what no longer serves and to discover new ways to support the changes you wish to make.

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Flanagan Chiropractic Celebrates Two Years

Flanagan Chiropractic, located in the Village of Walden, has been helping children, adolescents and adults for over two years now. Dr. Matthew Flanagan, an Orange County resident his whole life, is happy to be serving the community where he grew up.

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