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Articles from: May 2017

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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Strike a Pose for Mother Earth on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day this year will take on a twist when hundreds gather to celebrate Mother Earth and to support Keep Rockland Beautiful. Motivated by the desire to spread the word to a larger audience about the importance of ‘green’ initiatives, Keep Rockland Beautiful will host a unique event – the longest yoga tree pose chain on Sunday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at Rockland Lake State Park.

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Online Marketplace Features Rondout Valley Region Products

Rondout Valley Organics (RVO), an online marketplace for local foods, proudly offers flavorful, fresh products grown in the Rondout Valley region all year round. RVO members have year-round access to produce, meats, cheeses, eggs, seedlings and more from a variety of area producers.

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Love and Attention for Your Mind, Body and Soul Great for You and a Great Example for Your Kids by Jill Greenbaum

As parents, we lead very full lives. We care for our families, we work both inside and outside of our homes, and sometimes, we forget to take good care of ourselves consistently.

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Mother’s Day Fair and New Yoga Program at Wholeness Center

“The Wholeness Center has evolved in so many ways since opening its doors in December. We are so excited to announce our Wholehearted Yoga Program. We will be offering yoga for everyone in the community including beginners, seniors, kids, men’s stretch, mommy & me, buff bones (known for its therapeutic properties), Melt Method and open level,” shares co-founder Ariana Breganti. They invite all levels to come and try some of their classes for free in the month of May (must register in advance).

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