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Try BUTI Yoga for Free in June

“BUTI Yoga is the newest trend taking over yoga studios and gyms across the country,” shares Lucky Elephant Yoga and Wellness founder Bridget Rawls Peterson. “It is a mix of yoga, tribal movement and dance with a cardio feel. Fast paced movements and music make it a fun way to release tension and stress in the body while getting in a great workout.”

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Holistic Chamber of Commerce Hosts Wellness Fair in Valley Cottage

The Holistic Chamber of Commerce (HCC) will host a Wellness Fair at the Wholeness Center in Valley Cottage from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10. The event features 30 holistic businesses that will be offering essential oils, custom jewelry, salt lamps, handmade soaps, skin care products and more. “There also will be gifted practitioners such as chiropractors, hypnotherapists and energy healers who will share ways to help you live a healthier lifestyle,” says Chapter President Cathy Kennedy.

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Free Art Crawl in Gardiner

The Gardiner Art Crawl, a free, self-guided series of art events showcasing the artistic creativity and talents of our local artists, artisans and craftsmen, is being held Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Gardiner. The event is designed for all tastes, with live music to locally-sourced gift shops to farm fresh food to a unique behind-the-scenes experience in local artists’ studios.

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Physical Therapy Can Help Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, and per the CDC, close to 23% of Americans suffer from it in some form. For those 52.5 million people, daily life can be a struggle, but it doesn’t have to be. Studies show that physical therapy, as part of a larger multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, can help to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with arthritis, and help to restore flexibility, strength and mobility.

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The Joys of Grandparenting How to Mindfully Love Little Ones by April Thompson

Being a grandparent can be magical; an opportunity to create both lifelong memories and formative experiences for grandchildren. However, it can also pose challenges that need to be managed mindfully, say experts.

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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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