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Joe Cross and Victoria Moran Healthy Living Event

Lift Wellness is proud to announce their largest and most anticipated event on Sunday, October 21st from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will feature Joe Cross, Australian filmmaker/ actor from Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead who lost 100 pounds and healed from the inside to improve his immunity and get off all of his prescription medications.

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Free Open House at Brain Balance Center

On Wednesday, October 17th, at 6:30 p.m. the Brain Balance Center in Allendale, New Jersey is hosting an open house. Visitors will get a chance to tour the center, meet the founder, Dr. Robert Melillo and learn more about The Brain Balance Program®, an individualized and comprehensive approach to helping children with neurobehavioral and learning difficulties surmount their unique challenges.

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Free Fall Harvest Play Day

Blue Rock School invites four- and five-year-olds and their parents to Fall Harvest Play Day being held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 20th. Children can enjoy a fall harvest-themed morning with Blue Rock School's kindergarten teacher that includes storytelling, homemade snacks, crafts and free play on the school’s beautiful and spacious wooded property.

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Yoga for Athletes by Kathleen McPhillips

Starting Monday, October 1 at 6 p.m., a Yoga for Athletes class will be held at CrossFit New Windsor in the town of New Windsor. The class will be facilitated by Kathleen S. McPhillips, registered yoga teacher who has been teaching all levels of yoga for nine years.

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Experience Healing from the Inside Out by Jaye Levitsky

Board certified naturopathic doctor Jaye C. Levitsky is delighted to recently have joined the staff at Vastu Health Yoga and Wellness Studio in Warwick.

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Second Annual Wellness Day

The Second Annual Community Wellness Day™ is being held from noon to 3 p.m. on October 13 at Nanuet High School. The event features food, fun, education and entertainment. Attendees will also get a chance to meet wellness providers from around the county that can help them take charge of their health.

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Yoga, Dance, Art and Music at Ananda Ashram

Ananda Ashram in Monroe is offering a unique opportunity to tap into your creative heart through the exploration of yoga, dance, art and music. The International Schools of East-West Unity, a non-profit educational organization located at the ashram, is pleased to welcome many incredible teachers throughout the month.

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Thermography and Breast Health Awareness by Julie Connor

 

Thermography is a pain-free and radiation-free, health screening tool that detects thermal patterns in the body which change as disease and inflammation occur in the body. According to the American College of Clinical Thermology, “this test is designed to improve chances for detecting fast-growing, active tumors in the intervals between mammographic screenings or when mammography is not indicated by screening guidelines for women under 50 years of age.”

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Nutrition 101: Protein by Teodora Touzharova

Protein is one of three main macronutrients that our body needs. It is the basic building block of cells and tissues. We need protein for growth and tissue repair, for making hormones and enzymes, for collagen formation, for muscle mass, to regulate fluid and pH balance, and for energy when carbohydrates are not immediately available. In short, we need protein for a lot of bodily processes and functions so getting enough good quality protein is essential to our health and wellness.

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Financial Fitne$$ for Women in the ‘Sandwich’ Generation by Susan Valentine

Before going to bed, I had made my final notes for the event I was managing the next day in New York City. The phone rang at 4:30 a.m. —early even for me. It was an emergency medic at my parent’s house. Mom had fallen badly, her front teeth were gone, and my Dad was totally unable to move out of bed. I don’t remember dressing and getting to the house. But I do remember that voice inside that said, ‘you are not going to be in New York today, or tomorrow, or the next day. Life is now forever changed’.

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