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Anniversary Celebration and New Location

The staff at Yemaya Massage & Wellness Center is happy to announce they are expanding their office and moving to a larger suite in New City. In addition, Yemaya Wellness is also celebrating 10 years in business.

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More Lycopene, Less Skin Damage by Meg Hagar

A study in 2001, published by the American Society for Nutritional Sciences found that consumption of a natural dietary source of lycopene (a very strong antioxidant) can help protect against the swelling caused from sunburns. Although adding more lycopene-rich foods such as tomato paste to your diet is not a replacement for use of sunscreen, it sure does make you want to kick back and drink a cold tomato juice at the beach.

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Get Healthy with What’s Cooking

Donna Douglass and her company, What’s Cooking, currently are offering several exciting programs. What’s Cooking, which formed in 2000, is located in Orange County and serves all of the Hudson Valley including Manhattan. “What’s Cooking is a personal chef service that helps busy people who are time challenged and need special diets,” says Douglass.

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Mid-Hudson ADK 11th Annual PaddleFest

The PaddleFest is back so grab a paddle and get cool. The Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) will hold its 11th annual PaddleFest on Saturday, June 8, at Plum Point Park in New Windsor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We warmly encourages the public to attend,” shares ADK member Russ Faller. This is a family day with free activities for those who have never paddled and who wish to see what all the excitement is about. This is a great opportunity to socialize and network with experienced paddlers.

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Explore Your Relationship with Food Workshop

On Wednesday, June 12, join wellness practitioner Lara Eisenberg as she helps you explore your relationship with food through body, breath, emotions and thoughts. If you are tired of struggling with your food choices, she will help you learn how to restore your body’s natural harmony. Healthy refreshments will be served and there will be raffles and free gifts.

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Get Ready for Summer with Curves Complete®

If you are ready to meet your weight loss goals, the Curves Complete® program can help you do just that. At Curves of New City, a fitness facility geared towards women, they understand that most people who are serious about losing weight know that they won’t get the results they want by just dieting. They also need exercise and encouragement to stick to the plan. This was the thinking behind Curves Complete which offers a scientifically tested three-step plan that includes exercise, a meal plan and coaching.

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David Romanelli Yoga Workshops in Central Valley

Arlene Kobylinski, founder of Sol Full Yoga, is pleased to welcome David Romanelli, author of Yeah Dave’s Guide to Livin’ the Moment and pioneer for integrating ancient traditions into pop culture, for two workshops in June. He recently launched The Momenteer Movement to restore the present moment's proper place in the modern world, which is the underlying theme for both workshops.

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Scout Troop Yoga and Organic Gardening

Wendy Messano, or Miss Wendy to her students, is a certified kids’ yoga instructor and holistic health coach for children and their families. She believes that living the most natural, simplest kind of life is the key to feeling whole. As she explains, “Habits start young and it feels good knowing that I am passing on these good habits to kids at such an early age. I only hope they will take it with them for the rest of their lives. The benefits of yoga and eating right are endless.

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Free Body Readings and Introduction to Core Energetics

“Every body holds old trauma,” shares Core Energetics practitioner Diana Buonocore. “Body readings are an integral part of how I help my clients. Our bodies hold vital information about what is blocking us in our life and also where our strengths lie. Body readings allow me to look at the body and read where the trauma lies. By releasing the trauma, which can be perceived or real, physical, emotional and or psychological, we can get past whatever is holding us back.”

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Colon Health

The colon is a reflex organ. It is connected to all parts of the body so it is important that the colon does not start to weaken due to the build-up of waste material. Over time this can lead to sluggishness and the slowing down of other bodily functions. When this does occur, some symptoms may be coated tongue, dark circles under the eyes, brittle nails and hair, sallow complexion, abnormal body odor and fatigue. Even allergies, chronic headaches, irritability, nausea, asthma and indigestion can be indicators.

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