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Exciting New Offerings to Inspire at Stone Wave Yoga

Stone Wave Yoga’s peaceful environment, caring staff and wonderful committed students make it the perfect environment for workshops, trainings and retreats. Stone Wave Yoga has been growing a beautiful community of students, instructors and visitors who seek wellness and unity. The staff has just announced a Reiki certification course, 101 Days of Meditation workshop, teacher training for high intensity interval training on the yoga mat and more.

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Live an Inspired Life with Transformational Coaching by Colby and Ray Rolando

Let your life become your meditation. Practices such as mindfulness and courageous, conscious living can be your path, and transformational coaching can help you achieve it. In transformational coaching, a coach creates a safe and supportive space that assists clients in connecting deeply to themselves and their current situations to process what is happening in their life—past, present and future. This generally has profound healing effects, bringing swift forward progress that generates a renewed sense of clarity, confidence, purpose and passion.

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Find Peace and Calm with Mindfulness Meditations

Beginning February 27, Dr. Sally Nazari, founder of Chrysalis Psychological Services in Nyack, will host an eight-week series of meditations on Tuesday evenings. “Mindfulness meditation is a practice that focuses on awareness of the present experience without judgment. The purpose of meditation is to make the mind calm and peaceful. In this state, a person can be free from worries and discomfort, providing true clarity, peace and even happiness,” she says.

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Honoring Our Furry Friends

Whether we lose our pet to old age, illness or tragically, the physical separation and loss is one of the painful experiences that is feared the moment you fall in love with their endearing eyes and soft fur. Being prepared, however, can help ensure the last moments together are the best they can be.

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About MY Class

Paula Heitzner E-RYT 500, Director of the Nyack Yoga
Center, teaches a M(ature) Y(oga) Class (MY Class)
every Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the American Legion
Hall in Nyack.

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Be Inspired at the Winter Wellness Fair

The Hudson Valley Holistic Market begins the 2018 season with their annual Winter Wellness Fair scheduled for Sunday, February 25 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Best Western Kingston Conference Center.

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Let’s Get Down 2 Earth on CBD Oil

“The buzz is getting louder about the benefits of cannabis, and there is no shortage of new products and research on the horizon in regards to these cannabinoid nutrients which have demonstrated numerous healing and balancing properties in regards to our health,” shares Lisa Mitchell, owner of Down 2 Earth, a gluten-free store, kitchen and juice bar. “We get questions all day about health promoting nutrients, and this topic has been at the forefront of curiosity for our clients and customers. What I’ve discovered over the last couple of years is not only about our body’s amazing endocannabinoid system and its balancing abilities, but also the wide range of products that provide the cannabinoids which this system runs on.”

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Costa Rica Mindfulness & Yoga Adventure Retreat

Colby and Ray Rolando, owners and founders at Oceans of Calm Center for Well-Being in Tuxedo Park, are facilitating their 6th annual mindfulness, meditation and yoga adventure retreat this March in Costa Rica. The pair has been facilitating annual transformational retreats in Costa Rica since 2011. “We continue to return the same place, as there is something very special and magical that is planted in the earth, and present in the water and the air—in all the elements there,” shares Colby. “It calls our retreat group back home every year… to nurture our souls, and allow us to connect back to the true nature of who we are.”

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Community Spotlight Mastering Reading, Math and ADD/ADHD Naturally and Drug Free

This is for creative minds of all ages looking for the missing puzzle piece for challenges stemming from: language, numeracy or general academic related confusions or ADD/ADHD symptoms.

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New Programs for Mamas

Jessica Hans-Smolin of Free Your Essence Coaching is pleased to announce some new programs to assist mothers on their journey. She is an RYT yoga teacher, licensed master social worker and transformational health and life coach.

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