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Yoga to Uplift and Ground Us by Paula Heitzner

Now that we have settled into spring, enjoying the warmer days, we can be attuned to and receptive to the growing and the greening of the planet as we respond to the wonder and energy of Mother Nature.

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Rockland County Pride Weekend

http://RocklandPrideCenter.orgThe new Rockland County Pride Center is the heart and home of the LGBT community, celebrating unity and inspiring social change. Celebrate Pride Weekend June 9 – 11 and join over 3,000 people to help celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who live, work and play in Rockland County.

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Essential Touch for Better Health by Abi Keene

Shiatsu, which literally translates as ‘finger pressure,’ is a form of Japanese therapeutic bodywork that is based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. There are many different schools of shiatsu and the techniques vary, but often the session will be done with the receiver fully clothed on a special mat on the floor. During a shiatsu session, the practitioner applies pressure on specific points called tsubos and along energetic channels known as meridians. These are the same points used in acupuncture. Shiatsu techniques range from light pressure to deep muscular work and can include stretching, soothing and kneading.

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Get Back to Living and Stop Suffering with Chronic Illness and Pain

When you are suffering with chronic illness or pain, it is important to discover and treat the root causes. With Functional Nutrition and a "whole body/ whole life" approach Alain Mass, MD and Naomi Mass, CHHC, FNLP can help. They specialize in helping individuals recover from Lyme disease, mold toxicity, hormonal imbalance and brain fog.

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Together…Breathe: New Yoga Studio Opens in Gardiner

Liz Glover Wilson, yoga instructor and artist, is excited to announce that her yoga studio and holistic studio, Stone Wave Yoga in Gardiner, opens this month. A recent immersion yoga teacher training course helped her realize her goals with her new business.

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How Acupuncture Can Help During Pregnancy and Delivery by Dr. Lauren Dulberg

Chinese Medicine has much to offer both mother and baby during pregnancy. Regular check-ins and treatments can play an integral role in a healthy pregnancy, birth and postpartum recovery.

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The Many Benefits of Chiropractic Care by Dr. Janette Asaro Pena

For Pregnancy Care

Everyone should be checked for subluxations by a chiropractor and adjusted as needed. It is especially important to be adjusted during pregnancy to make sure the spine and pelvis are aligned and balanced for a normal and healthy delivery. During pregnancy the ligaments become softer to allow the pelvis to expand during delivery. The soft ligaments can cause misalignments and pain. Chiropractic is safe for expectant mothers and their unborn babies at a time when medications are often unsafe for the unborn baby. Following delivery it is important to make sure the spine is properly aligned as the ligaments go back to their normal tension.

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Exploring the Benefits of Mindfulness by Dr. Sally Nazari

Mindfulness has become a buzzword that's gotten a lot of attention over the last few years. The benefit of this is that a lot of awareness has been brought to this powerful exercise. And yet much of the important components of it are often overlooked. Because of this, many people have an incomplete understanding of mindfulness. Mindfulness can help us work through various disruptions and stressors in our lives and bring a deeper level of benefit, growth and enduring change as we redefine and recreate our lives.

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Celebrate Art with Garner Arts Center

Garner Arts Festival celebrates art with exhibitions, performances, open studios, workshops and demonstrations throughout 14 acres of pre-Civil War industrial spaces on May 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

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New Name, New Location for Low Chemical/Organic/100% Cruelty Free Hair Salon

The latest innovation in salons has 'taken root' just minutes across the Pearl River border. ColoRush Hair & Color Salon, formerly, The Dunes Salon, in Nanuet and Nyack, has moved to their new location just minutes away, in Park Ridge, NJ. ColoRush remains 100% cruelty free, only using products with no animal testing. In addition, they have met the demand for salon service division, knowing often, there is no need, time, desire or budget for a full service salon experience. Responding immediately to the changing economy, ColoRush has lowered the cost barrier to color treatment services, offering expert hair coloring, corrective coloring and artistic hair cutting with budget minded price ranges and DIY blow dry stations for those who need to color and go!

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