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Articles from: March 2014

Orange County Land Trust Ready for 2014 Projects

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Orange County Land Trust received nearly $40,000 in charitable donations from its year end giving campaign, as well as earned nearly $9,000 from its 2014 calendar sale according to Land Trust President Marlena Lange.

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Do We Need Nutritional Supplements? by Charles Glassman

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the necessity of nutritional supplements. Most recently an article in the Annals of Internal Medicine declared, Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. All over the media, the “experts” are telling us not to take our vitamins.

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Registration Open for Yoga Teacher Training

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Join director David Yogananda Hollander, Lauri Nemetz, Nikki Lewitan and Shri Radha, with other guest teachers for one month in residence at the historic Ananda Ashram in Monroe from July 28 through August 24 for yoga teacher training.

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What is a Colonic? by Elaine Zeitler

A colonic, also known as colon cleansing, colonic irrigation and colon hydrotherapy, cleanses the colon of toxins gas and accumulated fecal matter by using an internal bath with a steady flow of water throughout the colon. There is no retention of water as with an enema.

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Big Changes at The Little Bake Shop

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The Little Bake Shop in Valley Cottage, has been providing their customers with high quality, delicious glutenfree products for over 10 years. “We enjoy the prestige of being Rockland’s premiere gluten-free bakery and appreciate the support that the readers of Natural Awakenings magazine have shown us,” say owners Joseph Bases and Mary Anne Struett.

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Homeopathic Medicine Classes to Begin in Fall

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Medical doctor Susanne Saltzman is a homeopathic physician in Westchester and Rockland counties who will be teaching a course in homeopathic medicine for the lay person and health professional. Homeopathy is a system of medicine that uses natural substances to stimulate the body’s immune system to heal disease.

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Feel Better with Therapeutic Massage

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Jen Servidio, licensed massage therapist, nationally certified massage therapist and owner of Feel Better Bodyworks, invites all to experience therapeutic massage. With over eight years of experience in the massage therapy field, Servidio has helped countless people manage their chronic pain through massage therapy, assisted in healing from traumatic events such as car accidents and sports injuries, as well as provided relief from the aging process in the geriatric community.

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Is Dry Mouth Affecting Your Lifestyle? by Cyril Mansperger, DDS

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a common problem amongst the older demographic. It can cause significant mouth/ throat disorders, pain and an impaired quality of life. Dry mouth has many causes, from local salivary disorders and medical conditions to prescriptions that one may be taking.

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Yoga on the Wallkill Welcomes Joan Miller

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Yoga on the Wallkill is pleased to welcome Joan Miller to their studio. Her class is on Friday mornings at 9:00 a.m. She calls the class "Yoga for Self-esteem". Her experience is as a physical trainer and yoga teacher who teaches aerial yoga in her studio in Marlboro.

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Nyack Winter Farmers’ Market; New Saturday Market Coming Soon

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Feed your body and soul every Thursday at the Nyack Farmers’ Market. Now in its indoor winter home at Nyack Center, the Market has locally grown and produced foods to fill your kitchen. Visitors to the Market will discover an abundance of fresh produce, breads, pies, cookies, cheese, humanelyraised meets, eggs, honey and maple syrup, organic teas, small-batch coffee, pasta, soups, quiches and pot pies, and much more.

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