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Akashic Records Classes, Workshop in August

Kia Abilay, an Akashic Records teacher, Healing Touch practitioner, energy and intuitive communicator and One Spirit interfaith minister, is offering special courses in the Akashic Records this month in Uptown Kingston. Abilay will teach How to Open the Records for Yourself, a class in reading the Akashic Records, August 15, from 5 to 8 p.m., and again August 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. She will also teach a weekend course for certification as an Akashic Records practitioner August 25, from 6 to 9 p.m., and August 26, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Four Key Reasons to Detoxify Your Body by Michelle Timothee

Every second of every day, we are constantly exposed to toxins that could potentially harm our bodies. They’re in the air we breathe, the foods we eat, the beverages we drink—they’re even in the products that we use. While most of these toxins will do us no major harm, and our bodies are more than capable of dealing with the vast majority of them, some of these toxins and free radicals can lead to more serious problems. This is why it is so important that we carry out regular detoxes and detoxify our entire bodies.

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Local Support and Advocacy for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Options is an organization of survivor/advocates serving the Hudson Valley. We provide direct support, advocacy and education services to help women and their families become empowered health care consumers. All of our programs are free.

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Get Creative with Rosie’s Workshop

About twenty years ago, Rosie Betten re-discovered her artistic passion and began creating beautifully decorated birdhouses, furniture and more. Decorated with a cheery flower theme, she has a wide array of products for sale including flowerpot wind chimes, chairs, wine boxes, storage boxes, flower pots, birdhouses, ceramics and more. She often refurbishes old chairs or pieces of furniture to use as her canvas, giving them a new life. Rosie’s Workshop also has paintings of beautiful flowers, as well as jewelry and needlework for sale.

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EFT/Tapping Coach Releases New Self-Help Books

EFT practitioner Jill Greenbaum is delighted to share her two newest books, Tapping for Parents of Teens and Tapping for Teens. These works complement her 2012 title, How to Major in You and Find the Right College.

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Myofascial Release Therapy Can Reduce Chronic Pain by Magda Durante

The skyrocketing rate of opiate addiction is national news these days, as short term use of pain medication ends up becoming a long-term problem. Rather than addressing the causes of pain— underlying inflammation, poor movement patterns or injury—the pain often gets covered up by addressing just the symptoms so we can continue with our daily activities. However, when the cause of pain is ignored, symptoms become stronger and more insistent.

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Enjoy Local Seasonal Foods

Rusty Plough Farm owners, Oleh and Nadia Maczaj, attest that “the most flavorful foods are usually seasonal and local. Rondout Valley Organics (RVO) makes it really easy to enjoy these local flavors, via a membership-based, online marketplace.”

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Community Spotlight: Laser Revision for Pediatric Patients

Dr. Geri-Lynn Waldman, owner of Hudson Valley Pediatric Dentistry, is pleased to announce that her office now offers laser revision of tongue and lip ties for infants and children who may be suffering from difficulty breastfeeding and speech. “A tongue or lip tie is when the frenum (tissue) that naturally connects the tongue and lip to its surrounding structures is too short or tight. This can impede normal function,” she explains. “In other words, the upper lip is unable to flange properly to allow for a deep latch and the tongue’s ability to extrude and elevate efficiently is impaired.”

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Empowering your Child with Centered Martial Arts

On August 5 at noon, the Fire Mountain School of Resilience Fitness Training and Centered Martial Arts invites the community to experience the awesome power of Yi. “There is more to Centered Chinese Martial Arts (CCMA) training than kicks, blocks and fighting. More than respect, discipline and focus. These are all important elements of CCMA training, tools and lessons that serve the greater purpose of building spiritual power to protect and nurture life,” says Sifu Ed D'Urso, founder of the Fire Mountain School of Resilience Fitness Training and Centered Martial Arts. “But, it all begins with what the Chinese call Yi and it is the spiritual energy that precedes growth and change.”

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Introducing Bell Lifestyle Products New Look Nationwide

With over 20 years of experience, Bell Lifestyle Products Inc., in South Haven, Michigan, is introducing a new look for its complete line of over 60 natural supplements across 13 health categories. Bell continues to expand its line of products, most recently launching a new, all-in-one bladder and urinary tract support formulation, see page 32, and a new line of sports supplements.

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