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Resilience Fitness Training for Educators

Sifu Ed D’Urso is proud to announce that on October 18, The Fire Mountain School of Resilience Fitness Training and Centered Martial Arts in partnership with the Rockland Teacher's Center Institute will be offering a 4 week, 15 credit hour introductory Resilience Fitness Training for Educators course.

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Event Spotlight: Weekend Retreat for Spiritual Renewal

“Who doesn’t love shivassinah pose, that delicious letting go after a satisfying yoga class? When, after moving and stretching, you can just relax and sink into a state of bliss and tranquility? What if you could experience an entire weekend like that, body, mind and soul? Welcome to the Shabassanah Retreat,” invites Bracha Meshchaninov.

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Finding Balance Through Creative Movement

Tatyana Kochergina, CEO and founder of Balance with TK, has extensive experience guiding people in athletic, therapeutic and creative movement. Her mission is to help people find a balance that will work for them, at any age and any stage in their life.

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Chiropractic Profile: Dr. Laurene Iammatteo

For as long as I can remember, chiropractic has been my ‘first line of defense’ for all my ailments. Growing up in a home/office building where my Dad practiced chiropractic, I can recall sneaking down the staircase to catch him between patients. I was an active child and any time I had headache or sports injury etc… I would simply ask “Daddy can you fix me?” and he would! Experiencing him work his wonders on myself and his patients inspired me to follow in his footsteps.

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Experience Reiki in a Himalayan Salt Cave

Lisa LaCava, Reiki Master/Teacher and Integrated Energy Therapy practitioner has been collaborating with Salt of the Earth Center for Healing in Chestnut Ridge to create an extraordinary Reiki/Himalayan salt cave experience. She is excited to announce two upcoming Reiki Circles in the cave being held from 8 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. on October 11 and 26.

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Chiropractic Profile: Dr. Fernando Paez

Dr. Fernando Paez Dr. Fernando Paez uses a whole person approach with his patients and emphasizes improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and illness.

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Free Chiropractic Care for Kids to Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To raise awareness and to support Safe Homes of Orange County, Dr. Marie Gregory Cantu of Cantu Chiropractic in Monroe will be treating children from birth to age 18 for free during the week of October 9-14 with your donation to Safe Homes of Orange County. Safe Homes provides services for those living with domestic violence.

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Claiming Your Voice Women’s Memoir Workshop

Local memoir author Lorraine Ash will share her gifts with attendees of her “Claiming Your Voice: A Deep Dive into Women’s Memoirs” workshop on Saturday, October 14 to Sunday, October 15. This two-day memoir retreat for women in Nanuet also includes mini-reflexology sessions and “A Sit Down with Spirit,” a live show presented by author Rita Gigante.

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Yoga Teacher Profile: Paula Heitzner

Paula Heitzner has been teaching yoga since 1964. She is an experienced registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance and is a senior board member of the Yoga Teachers’ Association. She is a practitioner and instructor of Hatha, Iyengar, Siddha Yoga and Pranayama Breath Work with a lifetime Kripalu certification. She has studied Western mind-body movement therapy, including ideo-kinesis, the Alexander Technique, body polarity, bio-energetics, Feldenkrais and continuum movement explorations. She also has a background in classic and modern dance forms and choreography.

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Celebrate Art, Music, Wellness and Community at O+ Kingston

The eighth annual O+ Kingston, October 6-8, celebrates art, music, wellness and community in multiple venues throughout the Kingston neighborhoods of uptown, midtown and the Rondout. The festival features more than 50 bands, including Deerhoof, Steve Gunn, White Hills, Abdu Ali and local favorites The Mammals and The Big Takeover.

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