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Crystal Connection in Wurtsboro is Open for the Season

Crystal Connection welcomes all back to their world of crystals and the mineral kingdom. This mineral and metaphysical destination, noted to be the rock shop with the most variety and lowest prices in the Northeast, officially has opened for the season. “We look forward to helping those coming through our portal of citrine geodes at the door find the stones and minerals they need to help on their journey. We’re happy to share our knowledge and wisdom with any seeker, and will have you feeling better than when you came in,” affirms co-owner Travis Ogden. Continue Reading

Experience the Energy of Serenity

“Listening to your body is essential. Feed your body with healthy nourishment and exercise. Feed your soul and mind with positive affirmations and meditation. Plan and follow through on your self-care and watch your positivity soar,” invites Reiki Master Donna McDine. “I am gratified to be able to offer you the healing power of Reiki to further support your well-being.” Reiki creates a calming sense both physically and mentally and can alleviate physical and emotional pain, bring calm and joy and more. Continue Reading

A Celebration of Spirit and Healing

The Sparkill Holistic Fair is being held May 18 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Union Arts Center, a fine arts gallery and classical performing arts venue located at 2 Union Street in Sparkill. All are invited to join in this celebration of spirit, life, holistic living and the arrival of spring. Continue Reading

Get Unstuck and Come Fully Alive!

“When you embody self-love and fully own your own power, anything is possible and all that you desire can be created,” shares somatic psychotherapist Cynthia Shaw, MA, LMHC.

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Voices of the Stones at Woodstock Flea Market

Virtually every weekend throughout the spring and summer
beginning on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., you will have the opportunity to choose from the amazing selection of jewelry, natural crystals, minerals and stone beads from Voices of the Stones. Proprietors Carole White and Mary Cameron set up Saturday and Sunday at the Woodstock Flea Market on Maple Lane behind Bread Alone Cafe. Carole offers Crystal Coaching personal consultations, by appointment during the week. Continue Reading

Are You Ready for a Fresh Start?

Are you the woman who is ready to hit the refresh button and
start cultivating a path paved with powerful desires? I know how challenging it can be to say yes to yourself especially if you have so much going on in your life but I also know that if you desire change that starts with a big yes to yourself and then saying yes to get the support needed to stay on your fresh start path. Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Retreat – Invincible Woman Workshop

On May 10 to 12, Sat Nam Yoga is offering a two-day Yoga and Wellness
Retreat for mothers and daughters or sisters or just good girlfriends who
want to take a journey together. The retreat includes vegetarian meals, accommodations, one 1-hour floatation therapy and three hours each day of workshop using the ancient techniques and wisdom of Kundalini yoga, breath and meditation with emphasis on knowing yourself, acting & re-acting, promoting & demoting habits, relationships, divinity & creativity of a woman, caliber & character and motherhood. Workshops are Saturday 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 3 p.m. Continue Reading

Explore at Stone Wave Yoga

Stone Wave Yoga in Gardiner is excited to announce several upcoming transformative events.

On Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m to 5 p.m., join Liz Glover Wilson, RYT-500 and founder of Stone Wave Yoga, for a mini one-day retreat on Exploring Yoga and Christianity. The day includes discussions on Ayurveda; Vinyasa flow; restorative and yin classes; a workshop with Michelle Theilen, founder of YogaFaith; prayers and musical worship. Continue Reading

Reset Your Health

Mia’s Kitchen in Suffern is a family-owned restaurant with a mission to bring fresh, healthy and great tasting food to the community. They also offer Mia’s Reset, a healthy, 30 day wellness program. “The program follows the Ayurvedic principal that the digestive system is the center of overall health and wellbeing. A clean diet high in nutrients
and antioxidants, along with a few simple lifestyle changes that are easy to implement, will stoke your digestive fire, and in turn help you to lose weight naturally, have more energy and fight illnesses,” explains chef Michael Narciso. Continue Reading

Best Loved Body-Mind-Spirit Expo Returns

The ever-popular Awaken Wellness Fair returns to its home base of Tarrytown on Sunday, April 28 at the Double Tree Hotel from 10 am to 5 pm.
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