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Articles from: November 2016

Nyack Farmers’ Market Moves Indoors for Winter

On December 1, the Nyack Farmers’ Market will move indoors to the Nyack Center at 58 Depew Avenue for their fifth indoor market season. This yearround market features many popular vendors including Orchards of Concklin, Pie Lady and Son, Taiim Shack Mobile, American Seafoods and Kiernan Farms.

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Community Spotlight: Making Sewing Accessible to Everyone

Sewing, as we all know, is creative, inspiring and fun but not everyone realizes it is something they can do and a way to create. Many young people do not know sewing your own clothes is possible. And an entire generation of adults do not know how to sew. So You… founder Vivian Burns believes everyone should know how to sew.

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By-Donation Community Yoga – Sharing the Benefits

Recently, Sunflower Art Studios in Gardiner added a 'by-donation' yoga class option to their community calendar. “While my mother fussed over why I am choosing to do something that 'makes no money,' I felt strongly that all the members of our community have access to the healing art of yoga,” shares founder Liz Glower Wilson.

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Who Should Practice Yoga? by Bridget Rawls Peterson

Before trying a yoga practice, many individuals convince themselves ‘I can’t do yoga, I’m not good at it’ or ‘I’m not flexible’. There can be a misperception that you have to be perfect at something before you even try. Such mindsets keep people stuck in their rut and keep them from branching out to try something new that may be very good for their bodies and minds. Perhaps it is the ones who say they cannot do yoga are the ones who need it most. They need to find a way to connect into their minds and their breath in a way that allows them to develop and grow.

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Voices of the Stones Holiday Show

Voices of the Stones’ biggest show will be on December 3-4 at the Courtyard Kingston near Target from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. They bring all their decorator specimens, healing crystals and minerals out of the warehouse and on display with a beautiful selection of quality stone jewelry and a remarkable array of stone beads to inspire creativity in making your own adornments.

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Inspired Community: How I Realigned my Mental and Emotional Well-being by Marie Vega-Byrne

Last month was the fourth anniversary of the death of my closest and dearest friend, mentor and spiritual advisor, Edith. As summer neared conclusion, I came to the realization that although I missed our daily chats and cherished moments together, I could now speak about our relationship and memories without getting all choked up. During this past year, I actually celebrated Edith’s life and our times together without the overwhelming grief that I had previously experienced.

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Healing with the Wisdom of Your Unconscious Mind

“What happens when we die?” asks PJ Mouquin, Level II Practitioner of Delores Cannon’s Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique (QHHT). “Some liken it to the stages of a dragonfly. Living in the mud, swimming as a newt, the dragonfly floats to the surface of the water and sprouts wings. Flying over the water, the dragonfly cannot return to tell the other newts that he has changed.”

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Customized Chiropractic Care in Warwick

Dr. Laurene Iammatteo is a second generation chiropractor. As daughter of the late Dr. Matthew Iammatteo, DC, she embraced the chiropractic philosophy of healing throughout her entire life.

After receiving a Bachelor’s of Science from NYU, Dr. Iammatteo graduated as valedictorian from New York Chiropractic College in 1995. Upon graduation, she reopened the chiropractic practice of her late father in Staten Island where she flourished for the next 17 years. In January 2013, Dr. Iammatteo sold her Staten Island practice and opened a family practice in her hometown of Warwick.

Dr. Iammatteo takes pride in providing patients with ‘hands-on’ personalized treatment plans tailored to meet each patient’s individual needs. With over 20 years’ experience, she has great success treating musculoskeletal ailments with a holistic approach to energize the mind, body and soul of her patients.

Location: 1136 Kings Hwy., Chester, on Kings Hwy. between Warwick and Sugar Loaf. To schedule an appointment call 421- 3997 or visit

Stop Struggling and Live the Life You Truly Desire

“NewLifeNow Hypnosis can help you create the life you have always wanted,” invites NewLifeNow Hypnosis founder Michelle Weyant. “By utilizing the most effective hypnosis techniques available today, our consulting hypnotists will guide you towards your goals. Whether you wish to break old habits, banish fears or successfully conquer emotional issues, we can help. Our certified hypnotists believe that everyone should live a fulfilled, pain-free, joyous life. Through our hypnosis services we help make that possible.”

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Feel Better Bodyworks Discount Packages Available

“Summer is a fleeting memory and those lazy days full of sun, salty beach air, and a good book are behind us,” says Jen Servidio, owner of Feel Better Bodyworks. “Instead, many find themselves knee deep in the grind of work, family obligations, pressure from upcoming holidays and general responsibilities beginning to take their toll. The shoulders begin to ache, the lower back starts to burn from too many hours sitting at the computer, mood swings may occur more frequently from less time outside in the sun.”

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