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Bilingual Integrative Psychotherapist Supports Your Healing Journey

Adavelyn Rivera, a Bilingual Integrative Psychotherapist, brings a multidisciplinary therapeutic approach to her clients to encourage and enable mental, physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. As an Usui Reiki, Spiritpainting® and Sound Practitioner, she often weaves modalities to best support one’s own healing journey and the strength with in. She integrates Emotional Freedom Techniques (also known as EFT Tapping), a form of acupressure which combines eastern medicine and western psychology.

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Resilience Fitness for Pain Management by Sifu Ed D’Urso

Do you seek a pain-free life? Or would you rather the ability to master pain and gain from it? Truly, we really only have two choices: comfort or power. Most people would opt for the pain-free life, and there are plenty of products out there that promise freedom from pain in exchange for dependence on that freedom. It is amazing how many people believe such a life is possible or even desirable. The need to avoid pain is never-ending and comes at a greater and greater cost. All addiction is driven by this never-ending need.

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Local Author Profile: Just Breathe Out Using Your Breath to Create a New, Healthier You by Betsy Thomason

Breathing—your most important daily activity— simply happens, without much forethought. So why do you need a book about how to breathe? Perhaps you’re tired and seeking more energy. Or maybe you’re looking for relief from stress, anxiety or pain or a way to prevent stress, anxiety or pain?

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Garlic Greens Recipes from Rusty Plough Farm by Nadia Maczaj

Garlic greens are a true seasonal treat. At Rusty Plough Farm we plant our garlic in the fall. When the cloves sprout in the spring, we harvest some of the smaller, young, green plants. These fresh greens, along with the soft, white bulb, offer a slightly milder taste than the clove garlic, which is harvested later in the summer. The chopped garlic greens are great in sautés, soups, burgers, tuna salad, egg salad and even in your favorite home-made salad dressing. They’re lovely tossed with pasta and some fresh parmesan cheese. You even can add them to your garlic bread for some zesty color.

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Voices of the Stones at Woodstock Flea Market Throughout the Summer

Virtually every weekend throughout the summer 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 every Saturday and Sunday at the Woodstock Flea Market on Maple Lane behind Bread Alone Cafe. For those of you who loves beads, you will not want to miss their bead weekends on the 2nd Saturday of each month, when they bring their entire, vast selection. Other events occasionally may take them out of town, like the Nanuet street fair, Sunday, June 4 and the Rosendale Street Fair, July 15 and 16.

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The Evolving Scope of MEN’S WORK by Tom Kelley

About 5 years ago I wrote an article for this magazine about the value of men’s groups for men’s wellness. The men’s group I founded in Nyack in 2010 still meets every other week, starting with a grounding exercise to fully arrive and leave our days behind. We check in with what we have been up to and more importantly, what about it has made an impact – the lessons, feelings and perspectives.

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RoCA Takes a Voyage this Summer by Antonia Edelstein

As Rockland Center for the Arts commences its artistic journey towards a new and different use of space and time, campers at the Summer Arts Day Camp will begin to discover things about both themselves and their surroundings as artists. The journey begins on the newly cleared nature trail, featuring sculptures from twelve different artists. Campers will explore the trail, while exploring contemporary art and creating their own sculptural installations.

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Announcing: The First Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in Rockland County

Dr. Lauren Dulberg, is happy to announce that she officially is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. “Being the first to hold this level of degree in Rockland, I feel it can only further the progress of complimentary and Integrative medicine,” shares Dulberg, who previously owned and ran the only true Chinese medicine clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She now owns and runs Two Rivers Acupuncture and Wellness in Nyack and maintains a practice at the YinOva Center in Manhattan. Dr. Dulberg also is board certified in herbal medicine as well as being a licensed acupuncturist by the state of NY and the National Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

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Resilience Fitness Training

An introductory Resilience Fitness Assessment and Training is being held at 2 p.m. on June 10 at the Fire Mountain School in Nyack. The 90 minute class, led by Sifu Ed D’Urso, will showcase Resilience Fitness Training and Centered Martial Arts.

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Try BUTI Yoga for Free in June

“BUTI Yoga is the newest trend taking over yoga studios and gyms across the country,” shares Lucky Elephant Yoga and Wellness founder Bridget Rawls Peterson. “It is a mix of yoga, tribal movement and dance with a cardio feel. Fast paced movements and music make it a fun way to release tension and stress in the body while getting in a great workout.”

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