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Publisher’s Corner The greatest gift you can offer is a healthy, whole you Saratoga is filled with live music, which fills me with delight. Recently, we were out watching Rich Ortiz, and I noticed a number of people off to the side swaying to the music. They appeared to have a dance bubbling up inside, but were holding themselves back from externalizing it. I couldn’t help but consider what this might exemplify on a greater scale. A few days later, I read the following quote by Gabrielle Roth “In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman or medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask you one of four questions: When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the sweet territory of silence? Dancing singing, storytelling and silence are the four universal healing salves.” And so I ask you, when was the last time you engaged in whichever one most speaks to you—dance, music, stories or silence? I personally, need them all. I’d also ask these questions of our culture as a whole. In our melting pot, we have lost a lot of community-based ceremonies employing these activities. And it appears that disheartened, dispirited and depressed people are fairly abundant. How would our population be different if we made these pastimes priorities? My guess is that our country would be healthier of mind and body. Holding ourselves back can be one of the many habits that fill the void of what would be our authentic expression of life. We think of people with big egos as being self-grandiose. Yet, it is also a large ego that stifles our spirit—staying small, safe, and predictable. Our egos want to “fit in” and maintain a certain image. Our souls, in contrast, seek risk, expression, movement, experience, freedom and the like. It is also our egos that have made external achievements proof of success and our worth in the world, while maintaining a reverence for the rational. Perhaps expressing our inner dance—or whatever internal impulse our spirit moves within us—may be a simple and effective way to love life. Imagine if enjoyment was our new definition of success and practicality. In John Lennon’s words “...all hope for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.” So, appear to lose and still dance. Seem to fall and still sing. Succeed and still listen to stories. Be in chaos and still allow silence in your soul. As the Bhagavad Gita says “Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.”

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The Healing Springs Journal is an independent publication committed to printing articles regarding the wellness of body, mind, spirit, and environment. It is a free publication supported by its advertisers. These advertisers must be judged on their individual merits, The Healing Springs Journal is not responsible for their claims, conditions, products, or services. Our articles reflect the opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of our publisher. We do not claim to diagnose illness, but offer an open forum on complimentary & alternative therapies. Serious ailments should be checked out by a physician as well as by the healers you feel compelled to learn more about. We reserve the right to refuse advertising and are not liable for any errors within the ads themselves.


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Become Your Best Parent by Wendy Ball and Dana Balassi Creating a Healthy Home Environment by Ann Carey Tobin, MD Keys to Acheiving Optimal Wellness by Dr. Sarah LoBisco Staying Healthy Naturally by Alina Piccone Creating a Healing Space by Michael Clarkson-Hendrix Karuna Reiki by Lindsay Rehm 5th Chakra by Pam Lunz Medina Emotional Healing from Flowers by Jill Mattson Melting the Ice in The Heart of Man by Judi Macy A Few Favorite Springs by Aimee “Trent” Millet Don’t Fight it by Jim Fenton

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Community Empower Yourself to Heal Through Ashaya Yoga: A Yoga Therapy Training Intensive Todd Norian presents Empower Yourself to Heal Through Ashaya Yoga: A Yoga Therapy Training Intensive for All Levels of Students and Teachers at Saratoga Springs Yoga 10/26-10/28.

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With warmth and humor, Master teacher Todd Norian creates a space of sublime transformation in which students can step into the power of their own heart and spirit. He's excited to be visiting the Saratoga area and looks forward to offering this healing workshop to the community. Every cell in the body is programmed for healing and joy. Unfortunately, due to unconscious patterns of movement and self-limiting beliefs, we’re not able to fully access this power. Align your body, mind, and heart with the infinite source of wellness and experience the miracle of healing. Through the lifeaffirming philosophy of tantra and precise biomechanical alignment techniques, you will learn how to transform pain and limitation into an experience of freedom and joy.

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During this training, Todd will help you discover your Optimal Blueprint, your body’s master design for optimal health, and gain greater knowledge of the application of yoga's alignment principles to address, heal, and prevent common aches, and pains, including, bunions, ankle and knee pain, hamstring and groin tears, piriformis syndrome, sciatica, lower back and SI joint dysfunction, shoulder and neck strain, rotator cuff injury, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ, and more. Each session will include therapeutic exercises and postures, skillful observation, hands-on technique, and basic anatomy. All levels of yoga students, as well as teachers are invited. Space is limited for this popular workshop, and we encourage you to sign up soon. For more information, and to register for the weekend, or a single session, visit or call 518 588-3562.

Study Seeking Heart Attack Survirors The UAlbany School of Social Welfare is currently recruiting participants for a pilot study, using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in older adult heart attack survivors.

EFT is a simple acupressure technique that is showing promise for its ability to calm the part of the brain that becomes over-aroused or FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION WITH THIS frozen during a traumatic event. It involves tapping on the Chinese COUPON ($125.00 VALUE) coupon expires 11/30/12 meridian system of the body and a series of eye movements. Once Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012 6

the individual learns the technique they are then able to regulate their own mind/body system to eliminate the flashbacks, nightmares and terror that can plague them after a traumatic event. Possible study participants are individuals 55 or older who had a heart attack at least six months ago and who may be experiencing symptoms such as: increased anxiety; difficulty falling asleep; nightmares; physical reactions to reminders of the event, such as pounding heart, rapid breathing, sweating and muscle tension; increased irritability; feeling jumpy or hyper alert; feeling alienated; or an increased use of alcohol or drugs to calm down. Interested individuals are asked to email or call 518-442-3824 to learn more about the study. This study is being funded in part by the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) and the Global Gateway Foundation.

Saratoga Integrative Medicine Education Network Upcoming Programs The Saratoga Integrative Medicine Education Network, or SIMEN, has two upcoming programs scheduled. Both will occur at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., in the Community Room, and are free and open to the public. The first program occurs on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 pm, and is entitled, “The Way of Happiness: Lessons to Learn from Bhutan.” This program will show the documentary “Bhutan: The Middle Way to Happiness,” and then after the film, there will be a discussion led by acupuncturists and authors Gregg St. Clair and Michael Wayne.

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The small, Buddhist country of Bhutan, called “The Happiest Country on Earth,” has much to teach us about happiness. Most people equate happiness with attaining things—success, status, material objects. And as people strive for more and more to achieve that happiness, the only thing they find is less happiness. If you keep striving for more, it usually becomes a moving target, and you find that the more you attain, the more you want. The U.S., with five percent of the world’s population, consumes 65% of all anti-depressants prescribed worldwide, so we have much we can learn from Bhutan. The second program occurs on Monday, Dec. 3 at 6:30pm, and is entitled “Conscious Evolution and Birth 2012.” This program, led by Lin Murphy and Michael Wayne, will explore the concept of conscious evolution, as championed by Barbara Marx Hubbard, which tells us that humans have the capability to evolve to greater levels of knowledge, wisdom, insight and love; the program will also discuss Birth Day 2012, which is a global movement occurring on Dec. 22, 2012. The goal of Birth Day is to honor the paradigm shifts that are going on presently around the world, and to help midwife them so as to bring them to greater awareness and fruition. The program will consist of videos, presentations and discussions. For more information on either program, call 210-1557.

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West African Djembe Lessons

peaceful intentions to the four local New York counties of Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, and Rensselaer. The goal is to have 1% of the population, about 8600 people, help make history by adding to an important body of intentional research that suggests how we focus our intentions can influence what we experience. State University of Albany Professor, Dr. John Foldy, and biofeedback specialist, Bethany Gonyea, MS, will be working with a research team that will be measuring changes in social indicators such as a reduction of crime or reduction of fatal car accidents.

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To help people create a uniform meditative focus during the study there are going to be daily meditations offered on the website: “Because this is a community project, we are looking forward to having people from the four counties participate” says Bethany Gonyea who is inviting meditation leaders to become a part of the project. Each leader can offer the meditation method they prefer, as long as it follows some basic guidelines outlined in the intentional research. Lynn Mctaggert, author of the Intention Experiment has studied some of the most effective healers and found that most all of them follow five general steps while offering their intentions; 1) Centering in the present, 2) Opening the heart and connecting to others with compassion, 3) Stating a specific intention, 4) Mentally rehearsing the successful completion of the specific intention with all five senses, especially vision, and 5) Surrendering the intention to a Loving Intelligence that connects us all. “This is a great way for meditation leaders to let people know about their meditation groups or businesses” says Gonyea. Meditation leaders will have their contact information included in the study. Individual practitioners are welcome to submit as well. Not all submissions will be accepted.

Local artist and performer Wayne White

This class is intended for all levels of drummers. Though the lessons will move at a more beginner pace. We will cover a lot of music, therefore recording is suggested. Prepare to break a sweat as we explore these explosive sounds, so bring a drum and plan to have fun.

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Wayne has studied the djembe and African culture since 1995. He has learned from masters such as M’Bemba Bangora, Babatunde Olatunji and Michael Markus. In 2003 he recorded and co-produced the debut album “In The Drum” with African Experience.

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Meditation leaders are asked to express their willingness to participate by contacting Bethany Gonyea at Meditation leaders are also needed to start meditation groups to help increase participation in the study. Please contact Bethany if you would like any support in doing so, or if you are willing to offer other skill sets needed for the study including, videography, technical support, marketing efforts, and recruiting support. You can watch a 5 minute video about the study by visiting

Learn Angelically Guided Energy Healing When our souls decide to come to Earth, we have a plan, something we want to accomplish. Our souls intend to meet life’s challenges and succeed, to be the victor over, rather than the victim of, life circumstances. Once our souls come into the denser energy of earth, life can be more challenging than we had expected. Perhaps we struggle with finances, relationships, emotional anxiety, mental stress, spiritual malaise, or sometimes we even get a dis-ease. When our lives aren’t working, it is our soul’s way of saying, “Change something! Now! Do it now!” The Lightworkers Healing Method (LHM) is a healing system with an exceptional goal: to align us with our soul’s life purpose. It improves the present by working with our past and future lives as well as our higher-dimension Guides, Angels, and Lightbeings in a powerful process that results in lasting change. LHM can improve any aspect of life and return us to our natural state of joy and fulfillment, with loving relationships and vibrant health and finances. Nothing is off limits. Lynn McGonagill, the Founder and Teaching Channel of the

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Lightworkers Healing Method, is the author of The Lightworkers Healing Method: BE Who Your Soul Wants You To Be, now on sale at major bookstores or your favorite online retailer. It is written as a how-to manual for this profound system and is a guide to personal healing, a valuable complement to the progressive series of workshops, and an important component of the Distance Learning Program. Lynn explains that channeling Divine healing is not a gift; it is a teachable, learnable skill. The LHM Avatars lovingly lead you through the process on every page. Everyone “gets it” and you can too. To learn more about LHM, Lynn, or her book, you can tune into one of her weekly radio program, Wednesdays at 5pm EST on News for the Soul Radio at To take a freely shared online class, go to Lynn is offering experiential workshops nationwide, including demonstrations and practice sessions. A Level 2 workshop is coming up in the Boston Area. If you missed Level 1, you can take this prerequisite class through the Distance Learning program. Upcoming workshops: Level 2: Letting Go of the Past Oct. 6-7, 2012. At The Hampton Inn Conference Center, Natick, MA. SPECIAL Level 1 & 2 Combined Session Retreat Workshop January 27 – February 1, 2013 at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

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Saratoga P.L.A.N.Opens Rowland Hollow Creek Preserve In Saratoga Springs On September 7, 2012, Saratoga P.L.A.N (P.L.A.N.) opened the 45acre Rowland Hollow Creek Preserve in Saratoga Springs. The Preserve, located off Grand Avenue, west of Slade Rd, includes nearly a mile of trails consisting of a 1/2 mile loop and a shorter 1/4-mile loop. The public is welcome to walk the trails; all pets must be leashed. The trails meander through a wooded area that includes an overlook of Rowland Hollow Creek. The Preserve is part of an innovative conservation subdivision project in conjunction with the new Meadow Vista Estates development. A wooded trail system invites people to safely explore the Preserve while the woodlands protect wildlife habitat and the unpaved lands protect the water quality and wetlands surrounding Rowland Hollow Creek. Project partners include Charlew Builders, the City of Saratoga Springs and Saratoga P.L.A.N. A major grant from the Rotary Club of Saratoga Springs provided funding for the trail improvements, entryway, and signage built by P.L.A.N. staff, volunteers and contractors. “P.L.A.N. is excited to open this, our 11th and newest public preserve in Saratoga County. This preserve is part of a unique conservation project and should serve as a model of what is possible when new housing developments are planned.” said Maria Trabka, Executive Director of Saratoga P.L.A.N. Trabka continued, “As a conservation organization we look forward to more opportunities to partner with builders and developers to demonstrate that conservation development are not mutually exclusive”. Saratoga P.L.A.N. is a not-for-profit land trust offering comprehensive land conservation services to landowners, developers, organizations, and government partners, while striving to achieve regional coordination and cooperation on land use, open space and recreational trail planning. For more information on land conservation, easements or directions to all P.L.A.N. public preserves contact Saratoga P.L.A.N. at 518-587-5554 or at #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs


Become Your Best Parent Clearing the Imprint of Early Trauma and Nourishing Both Heart and Uterus with EMDR and Acupuncture/Acupressure.

by Wendy Ball and Dana Balassi ne of the wonderful things about this challenging time that we are living in is the growing awareness that intensely disturbing experience results in neurological and energetic imprints that if left unhealed may result in life-long patterns of dysfunction. There is also growing awareness that trauma imprints begin to form from conception onward and that memory exists at the earliest stages of life.


We now know that development on all levels: physical, mental, emotional, happens in relationship. We know that “good enough” parenting, i.e. moment to moment attunement, acceptance, affection, enough of the time, is needed for a young one to develop secure attachment and that secure attachment allows children to learn how to manage their emotions and develop skill in interacting with their world and with others. Those of us who carry trauma imprints can experience triggering and activation while pregnant, while caring for our infant children, and during parenting. Un-cleared trauma imprints may even prevent conception. One new and powerful resource for adults seeking to be a clear and positive channel of nurturing for their infants and young

children is a relatively new application of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a highly researched and proven effective therapy for clearing trauma imprints. The EMDR Early Trauma Protocol is designed to target and clear embodied, non-verbal memory of trauma from conception through gestation and birth, to three years of age. This therapy can provide powerful healing and connection to an experience of vibrant positive selfhood for

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518-813-8524 • anyone with or without serious trauma history, with or without children or intent to parent. Another powerful resource for pregnant women is acupuncture and acupressure. This modality recognizes that the stress of pregnancy is both physical and emotional and believes that if mother and father have the appropriate training and treatment, predispositions they carry in their lives and into parenting can be healed. This is a time of forming and altering imprints for both fetus and parent. In general, acupuncture/acupressure support inner focus and promote inner healing. Chinese herbs support nutritional needs and energetic health, promote balance and can decrease toxicity. Within the Asian approach to medicine is a belief that prior to conception a prospective mother will optimally focus for 3 months on creating balance and health in her own bodies to impact the quality of her eggs. Asian medicine recognizes that the environment inside the womb is important and that a woman’s heart is closely connected to her uterus; thus working on fertility issues supports work on heart issues on all levels. Several meridian channels support this connection which can be enhanced through both acupuncture/acupressure and Chinese herbs.

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With increased knowledge of what is at stake in becoming parents comes both new and increased availability of old modalities for supporting the health of parents and their unborn and young children Wendy Ball, LMHC is an EMDR and Hakomi therapist with a private practice in Albany NY. She has specialized training in the clearing of early trauma. She may be reached at 518-813-8514. Email her at or see her website: Dana Balassi, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac., provides Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, Qigong and Tui Na services in Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park. She may be reached at 206-579-8267. Email her at: or see her website at Wendy and Dana are collaborating to increase awareness re services to enhance quality of pregnancy and early childhood parenting. #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs


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Environment by Ann Carey Tobin ntegrative medicine is a holistic approach to health care that considers an individual within the context of his mind, body, spirit, and environment. To obtain optimal health it is important to evaluate the health-promoting aspects of the living and working space that supports you and your family.


Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors. Unfortunately, evidence indicates that the air within our homes and buildings is often more polluted than outdoor air, even in large cities. In addition, those at greatest risk of adverse health events from pollution—the young, elderly and chronically ill, are usually the ones who spend the most time indoors. The risk for everyone increases with time exposed to the polluted environment. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests four steps to determine if air quality is an issue. Although, it is wise to take action to improve your indoor air quality even if problems are not evident. Firstly, check for possible health effects, such as chronic cough, asthma, allergies, irritations of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, headaches and fatigue. Be more suspicious if the onset of these symptoms correlate with a new residence or remodeling, or if the symptoms resolve in a different environment. If you feel that your home or work environment may be contributing to these symptoms, then discuss this with your health care provider, an allergist or an occupational medicine specialist. Secondly, identify potential sources. These could include numerous biological agents, such as molds, mildews, house dust mites, cockroaches, mice, pollen, animal dander and saliva; organics, such as from household cleaning chemicals, dry cleaning and paints; gases, such as radon, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde (eg. from pressed wood in furniture and certain insulation); and respirable particles from burning fuels. Eliminating or controlling these sources is one of the most effective methods for improving indoor air quality. Thirdly, examine your lifestyle and activities. Cigarette smoke is a highly hazardous Class A environmental toxin. Evaluate your use of commercial household cleaning products, air fresheners, aerosol sprays, pesticides, and your participation in indoor hobbies that use chemicals. Gas appliances, fireplaces, wood stoves and kerosene heaters are also potential sources. Finally, check

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“Creating a healthier home environment is well worth the investment, and is a significant step on the journey to optimal health.” your ventilation. Look for evidence of inadequate air circulation, such as moisture condensation, mold, mildew, odors, and dirty heating and cooling equipment. Appropriate ventilation allows outdoor air to dilute indoor emission sources, and is another proven method of controlling indoor air pollution. The EPA provides a comprehensive web site dedicated to addressing indoor air quality; and a useful publications and resources link. A popular method for improving air quality in the home or office is the use of an air cleaning device. A HEPA filter can be effective for controlling air born particles. Avoid ozone generating machines. They can react with airborne chemicals to produce corrosive compounds, and they are not proven to be effective air purifiers. There are a number of household plants that have an affinity for removing various airborne toxins: spider plant, Boston fern, bamboo palm, peace lily, and pot mum, to name just a few. Consider these healthier alternatives for improving indoor air quality. Standard candles can emit varying amounts of soot and pollutants. Limit their use to special occasions, and consider substituting 100% bees wax candles. Instead of air fresheners or scented candles practice aromatherapy with essential oils via a diffuser. Household cleaning can be made less toxic through the use of a steam cleaner. And, there are many effective substitutes for commercial household cleaning products. Much can be done with vinegar, baking soda, borax, washing soda, vegetable soaps, and essential oils. Check out the books Clean & Green, The Complete Guide to Non-Toxic and Environmentally Safe Housekeeping, by Annie Berthold-Bond, Ceres Press, and Home Safe Home, by Debra Lynn Dadd. The Nature Maid website provides links to other resources for nontoxic living. Creating a healthier home environment is well worth the investment, and is a significant step on the journey to optimal health.

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by Sarah A LoBisco, ND he Body, Your Friend. Marketing can be an effective tool to educate or manipulate. There are messages filled with fear and messages filled with hope. On the topic of health, marketing is no different.


I feel grateful to hold a positive viewpoint on healing, longevity, and wellness. Through working with my clients, I am provided with a daily testimony of the body’s innate intelligence to stay healthy, agile, and functioning. To me, symptoms or manifestations of “diseases” are not a trigger for anxiety. Rather, physical sensations are the means that the body uses to communicate when“something is up.” As a devoted medical detective of this “body language,” I aim to use my knowledge for the power of good and to dispel any panic. Once it’s understood that the body isn’t misbehaving,it just in need of a little TLC, the ceases its persistent and constant cries for attention.

Giving Your Body a Little Lovin’ So, how do we give the body a little tender loving care (TLC)? TLC can be accomplished through attention, restoration, sequence, and time.


Paying Attention–In order to help the body, you have to first acknowledge that it needs support and ask it what it needs. If you get stuck, competent body translators (AKA medical detectives) can be hired.

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Restoration–Give the body what it is asking for. This can take a variety of forms (see below for decoding cues).

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Time–Every practitioner and client must become aware that the body has its own innate rhythm and heals in its own time.

Decoding the Cues Most people have a hard time ignoring step one. The body is pretty masterful at getting our attention and through any means necessary. It can signal in unwanted cues, such as pain, low energy, rashes, you name it! This is just its way of alerting us to check in and assess how well we are doing with our body maintenance and self-care. Below are some questions to ask in decoding unwanted symptoms along with a few suggestions to supply your body with what it needs:


What have you been eating lately—what may not be helpful for your body? And what have you NOT been eating? Food is actually medicine. To further this investigation ask more questions; What nutritioon may your body need to heal? Are you getting muscle cramps? If so, do you need more magnesium rich and calcium containing foods? How much organic nuts, broccoli, and dark chocolate have you eaten? Are you breaking out in pimples? Maybe you need to cut back on dairy and sugar. Is our appetite excessive and you can’t feel full? Do you need to eat some more fermented foods or cut back on sugar?


Do I need more support to make the above changes? Dysfunctional independence and living a life unhappy and as a martyr is not fun. Perhaps it’s time to reach out for assistance in igniting a change. Finding what will work for you is the most important thing! The biological needs of sleep, emotional support, nutrition, exercise, and meaning are the foundation of wellness. Then, if your body still needs assistance, it’s important to look for a practitioner who will treat you as an individual. For me, this means looking at one’s genetic risk factors, environmental exposures, and the interplay of all the systems of the body, not just supplying a supplement for a symptom. As a Naturopathic and Functional Medicine practitioner, my aim is to modulate and tweak this perfect match of biochemical support through supplements, lifestyle, drugs, or other tools that address the interplay of the entire person and system.

Sarah LoBisco, ND is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM) in Bridgeport, CT. She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in Vermont State and holds a BA in psychology from SUNY Geneseo. Dr. LoBisco is a contributing item writer for the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE) and has had published severAm I getting enough sleep? How’s my pause button? al articles. She is also a speaker on integrative medical topics for Rest and sleep boost immunity and overall feelings of medical professionals and is currently an accepted candidate in well-being. the Institute for Functional Medicine’s (IFM) certification program. Dr. LoBisco currently has a private integrative medical How are my relationships? Are they serving me? consulting practice located in Ballston Spa, NY. She incorpoHealthy relationships help with stress which affects your rates Naturopathic, Functional, and Conventional medicine with immune functioning, hormones, and mood! her specialized training in essential oils, herbs, whole food supplements, mind-body medicine, and psychology to form an inteDo I believe that I can be happy and healthy and am grated approach unique to each and every individual client. Her I taking time to have fun? Use the power of positive recent blogs and information on her clinic can be found at thinking and She is Am I moving enough or sitting down on the bench at also a featured expert blogger on Dr. Oz’s the park on my IPOD apps and emails? We all know and360menopause sites. Dr. Sarah LoBisco can be reached at about exercise benefits, right? Movement helps keep all the 518-339-4788 or Please contact the author organs healthy, especially the heart and brain. for references used to write this article. #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs 15

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Staying Healthy Naturally with Essential Oils by Alina Piccone s fall descends upon us we northerners tend to spend more of our time indoors seeking refuge from the chilly air. This, unfortunately, also means we lock ourselves inside with germs, bacteria, and viruses as congestion, coughs, sneezes, and sore throats abound this time of year! If you are like me and are focused on maintaining a germ-free and chemicalfree indoor space, follow these four simple tips below on how to use Young Living’s Therapeutic Grade essential oils to naturally defend against unwanted sickness:


Diffuse therapeutic grade essential oils in your home and office. I highly recommend the anti-bacterial and anti-viral blend Thieves which boasts clove, cinnamon, lemon, eucalyptus, and rosemary oils. Young Living’s Thieves™ been proven to kill 99.96% of airborne bacteria after only 10 minutes of diffusion!

use it to wipe down door and cabinet handles, phones, sink faucet knobs, bathrooms, and any other germ-laden surface. Apply Thieves oil daily to the feet and spines of you and your family members before and after work/school in order to boost the immune system. Young Living’s Thieves blend is a therapeutic grade oil which means it is safe for all ages and even safe enough for internal use, so you can take a drop or two internally on a daily basis to stay healthy. Replace your chemical cleaning sprays with Thieves Household Cleaner. Much research has been done citing the concentration of toxins in the home. Unburden your immune system by removing these chemicals from your space. A capful of Thieves Cleaner mixed with a spray bottle full of water is all you need to clean every surface in your home from your windows and bathrooms to fruit and vegetables – plus you will love the cinnamon scent! Therapeutic grade essential oils allow us to be creative in our defense against sickness, all while maintaining a natural, chemical-free space for us and our families during cold and flu season.

Alina Piccone is a natural health educator whose passion is teaching others the benefits of adding therapeutic essential oils to their everyday lives. To learn more about Young Living Essential Oils, visit her website or join her at the upcoming presentation at the Saratoga Hilton on This particular blend of oil has also been proven to kill antibiot- November 4th. Please call 518-860-6769 or email ic-resistant bacteria strains such as MRSA, so take the time to for more information. 16 Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012

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by Michael Clarkson-Hendrix he Tarot is not only a form of divination, but it can also be used as a tool for personal emotional wellness. When you prepare to do a reading for yourself for this purpose, it is important to create a conducive space. Following are five tips you could consider using when you prepare to do a Tarot Reading for yourself specifically for the purpose of emotional healing.

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Quietness is Your Friend. One of the foundations of an effective Tarot Reading for personal emotional wellness is creating a space where distractions could be minimized. Although relaxing music could be softly played in the background, this is the time to turn off the TV or anything else that might get in the way of you connecting with your internal world.

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Have Paper and a Pen Handy. Having writing instruments available and ready allows an easy opportunity to record insights or intuitions. Also, the names of the cards and their placement in a spread could be recorded to reference later for further insight.

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Silence the Cell Phone, but Keep it Close by. Cell phones can interrupt readings when they beep, vibrate or ring during them, so, if possible set your phone in silent mode. However, if you happen to have a cell phone with a camera that is able to take pictures, having access to it allows you to take pictures of the cards in their placements so they are easy to access at a later point. Some of my Tarot clients set a card they would like to keep in their awareness as their wallpaper on their phone or as their lock screen to help with integrating the energy of the card.


Self-Check in Time. Before starting to do a reading for yourself, especially for emotional wellness work, it is important to check in with yourself to get a sense of how you are feeling. Are you feeling centered? Are you feeling grounded? Or, are you feeling stressed? Or, are you feeling angry? If you are feeling some form of distress, do a brief meditation to center yourself before you begin your reading. In this way, your negative emotions do not get projected into your card interpretations.


Say A Little Prayer. Prayers are easy ways to set a positive intention for a Tarot Reading. There are many ways to do this so I will share a couple of ideas to get you started. One way is to ask Spirit to guide you in a loving way as you interpret your cards. Or, you could ask that you be open to the inspirations of your angels throughout your Tarot Reading as well. Michael Clarkson-Hendrix, PhD LCSW-R, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides psychotherapy and Tarot services through Solutions for Healing and Renewal in Clifton Park, NY. #64 October窶年ovember, 2012 I Healing Springs


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Karuna by Lindsay Rehm s I constantly try to listen to my inner guidance in order to follow my true spiritual path, I made the decision to attend William Rand’s Karuna Reiki® class this past April. While it was a big financial commitment, I knew in my heart that I needed to be there in order to learn more, to heal, and to grow as a light-worker.


I find that when life presents itself with “forks in the road”, I am always offered a path that helps me evolve more spiritually. Let’s face it, 2012 is the year of change, and I feel as though many people have been handed life-altering events. For me, it was the turbulence of going through a divorce and wanting desperately for it to be finalized. The waiting in the in-between was crushing my spirit. I was holding onto unnecessary anger and having a difficult time forgiving; not only the other party, but the situation, and mainly myself. So, there I am, sitting in a class with twenty other Usui Reiki Masters and we were taken through a guided meditation of healing the shadow self. At this point in my life, I had many, many shadows. As I was being guided deeper into the meditation, I saw myself raw, broken, and stripped from the light. Tears were streaming down my face and this was the first time in a long time that I was able to see my spirit with compassion. Here I am, a person who gives so much compassion to the animals, to the Earth, and to other people, but I was not extending that courtesy to myself. Unbeknown to me prior to taking the course, Karuna Reiki® translates into the Reiki of Compassionate Action. I love how the universe gives us exactly what we need, when we need it! William Lee Rand, the founder of the International Center for Reiki Training, created Karuna Reiki®, which evolved from the Usui and Tibetan systems of Reiki. The main question that arises, and I questioned it myself, is: “Usui Reiki is beautiful and


wonderful, so why do we need a new system?” The answer given is that we, as spirits, are endlessly evolving, so we need to continue channeling higher frequencies of energy that will aid us in reaching higher energetic vibrations. Karuna Reiki® is said to be the next step in Reiki training and students must complete the Usui Reiki Master Certification prior to taking this class. In the Karuna Reiki® master course, students are presented with eight healing symbols and four master symbols. These symbols work specifically for healing past life issues, protecting oneself against psychic attack and space clearing, healing relationships, healing on a cellular level, developing healthy habits, aligning with the higher self, healing the Earth, creating peace, trusting your guidance and intuition, harmonizing the chakras, manifesting goals, and developing universal compassion to name a few. The use of Usui Reiki symbols in conjunction with the Karuna Reiki® symbols proves to be a magnificent combination, and I incorporate all of these symbols into my healing sessions. Since using Karuna Reiki® in my sessions, clients report that they go into a deeper state of healing more quickly, yet the energy is very gentle and soothing. For me, Karuna Reiki® has proven to be substantially influential in balancing karmic debts and releasing deeply rooted emotional pain. It has also helped in healing aspects of my shadow self and my inner child. I am deeply blessed that I have been attuned to Karuna Reiki® and that I am able to teach this magnificent healing modality. Together, we can create and spread universal compassion. Lindsay Rehm, Owner of Ladybird Light, LLC in South Glens Falls, is an Usui/Tibetan Reiki Master Teacher, a Registered Karuna Reiki® Master Teacher, and an Animal Communicator. Lindsay’s next Karuna Reiki® Master Course will be held November 2-4, 2012. Please visit or contact Lindsay at 518.330.6498 for more details or to register.

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truth into the world we live in. We are open to others? truth. We also possess the ability to truly hear what others are conveying in their heart of hearts. We listen to creation, using meditation as a time to empty all the internal chatter to come to a real silence, hearing the universe. We become attuned to our true life mission and begin to resonate it into being. We are so deeply honest with life, that we fearlessly share our strengths and weaknesses with others. You are capable of being true to yourself, saying “no” when necessary. Your voice is full and melodious. You are able to hear others opinions while remaining true to your own being. When the 5th chakra is in need of healing, we speak needlessly, often saying things we don’t mean or speak just to “fill the gaps”. Perhaps we gossip or interrupt others. We may use negative speech. We may experience hypo or hyperthyroidism, hearing impairments, halitosis, neck or shoulder pain or injuries. We find it difficult to speak the truth or to be honest with ourselves. We struggle with hearing what others are saying to us, often leading to assumptions and misunderstandings. Balancing- Create opportunities to experience the True Silence, listen to the universe, exercise silence, express your heart’s song, sing, eat blue, spend time with the blue skyand the blue water, blue stones, stand in truth, Neck rolls, Shoulder Shrugs, Shoulder Rotation, Shoulder Stretch, Sun Salutation, Bridge, Shoulderstand, Supported Shoulderstand, Fish, Wheel, Spinal Twist, yodel, hum, whistle, OM, meditate, chant.

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from Flowers by Jill Mattson lants have always been the primary source of healing substances for mankind. The ancient day Shaman inherited a wealth of knowledge about plants and their medicinal uses from his fore fathers. Plants growing in the wild offered abundant variety and powerful tonics for early man’s use in healing. Pharmaceutical Companies systematically study and test plants for drug development programs. To this day, plants are responsible for far more beneficial drugs than manmade synthetic routes. The race is on to find rare new plants in the jungles of the Amazon for pharmaceutical uses before they are lost forever through extinction.


Plants clearly have a unique physical nature, which we (and other living beings) depend upon: for food and nourishment, for important material and chemical components (for building and clothing needs) and for powerful medicinal properties and healing powers. Beyond these obvious applications a deeper appreciation of the power of plants is arising. As we increase our understanding of the holistic, irreducible nature of the universe and all living systems, it is indisputable that plant life functions on many sophisticated and subtle levels.


Plants are sentient beings. Plants demonstrate consciousness; they feel and move; they constantly respond to the surrounding environment. Sensitive experiments dating from the 1920â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s showed that plants possess a nervous system. Polygraphs have demonstrated that plants respond to human thought and speech. These â&#x20AC;&#x153;simplerâ&#x20AC;? forms posses a life force and this has important implications for us. Plants and people share in the divinity of the grand design of nature.

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(1886-1936). Edward Bach discovered that certain flowering plants are able to alleviate human emotional and physical problems. Bach learned to extract the essence or vibratory imprint from particular flowers and to transfer this energy imprint into pure water, which is then ingested orally or placed sublingually. These nonmaterial essences function as vibrational medicine— healing energy. The flower essences work on the multidimensional mind-body-spirit being. Each healing flower offers unique benefits to an individual. Eventually, Bach identified and prepared 38 healing flower remedies. Long before Bach, Ancient Tribes in South America similarly found native flowers useful for soothing physical, emotional and psychological illnesses. The flower essences work to balance, unblock and harmonize the various subtle and fine energy systems of the body-mind-spirit being. They are gentle but effective in helping a willing person bring about change and heal himself. An exciting new development has surfaced in recent years that allows the direct application of the flower essences through sound frequencies - bypassing the physical flower altogether. In this novel approach, the same marvelous benefits that many have long enjoyed via the traditional water borne flower essences, can be quickly and effectively bestowed through sound. Pioneers such as Sharry Edwards and Dr. Royal Rife spent their lives studying, measuring and deriving vibrational energies for healing. Eventually, Sound Healers were able to identify exact wavelengths of sound to address specific ailments. The precise mechanisms are not totally understood, but as with other vibrational healing it appears the effect works on a holistic basis providing benefits to the spirit and the mind of the person, helping one heal himself. There are emotional benefits that are inseparable from the overall healing process. At the deepest level everything (and everyone) is energy and energy heals most directly!

to extend the benefits of the flower essences by composing complete “Healing Flower Music” (Symphonies) that employ the sound frequency equivalent of the associated soul flower. The characteristic flower frequency is embedded in a complex musical composition. The listener receives the flower essence energy from this frequency and much more. The frequency need not be loud or isolated. The body is adept at incorporating subtle frequencies experience offered by the combination of the healing flower essence together with the musical encounter present in the symphony can produce a powerful, healing state impacting physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual energies. In closing, the benefits of the Healing Flower Essences have been widely utilized by people since ancient times to gain a gentle emotional lift or helpful resolution. There now exists a total vibrational energy path to the same blessings - listening to the frequency equivalent of the desired Flower. Further, by adding specially designed music to the experience even greater advances are possible. Certain people have reported extraordinary results when they simultaneously listened to the Flower Symphonies and took the Flower essences sublingually in the traditional manner. The transformation of sentient plant energy to pure vibrational energy (both available for uplifting the human spirit) is yet another manifestation that all living entities and all energies are one in the grand design. For our part we need to care for and preserve nature; enjoy the bounty of a simple wildflower to help fill your deepest emotional needs.

Jill Mattson has spent the past 20 years researching Vibratory Sound Energy for healing and a wide array of other remarkable uses (available in 3 books). She specializes in Sound Secrets of Ancient Civilizations. Mattson composes and produces her own CD's employing numerous Sound Healing techniques & energies, plus her original musical score. Her latest CD, Deep Wave As reported above, the benefits of the flower remedies can be passed Beauty, recently won a silver C OVR award for best specialty CD directly through the use of sound. The author’s work has endeavored of 2012., #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs 23


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How do we let go of all of the patterns of behavior that support a smoking habit, from peer pressure to the glamorizing of the habit through media, down to the addictive chemicals that fight the mind's effort to release this habit?

Homeopathy; Jerome Pindell Hypnosis is the path that I will espouse here, as I am a practitioner of hypnosis, but I would encourage anyone who makes the choice to enter the road toward becoming a non-smoker to use multiple supports, as those discussed here. Hypnosis works because it taps into the sub-conscious mind and supports the decisions of the client's desires, as well as rallying the ability of the body / mind to connect to the imperative to survive, to make decisions that support the ongoing health and well being of the individual. That is no small endeavor! At the outset, if I take a client for the purpose of assisting them to release smoking from their life, the first question for which I need an answer is, is this your decision? If it is because another person wants you to stop, then you will likely not be successful. The decision must come from you. Secondly, are you ready to give it 100% of your efforts? In other words, you need to know, without a shadow of a doubt, that this is what you want. Hypnosis can only work with your energy, your choice, your will.

Hypnosis is a very powerful tool that helps to facilitate the desire to heal, to grow, to expand and supports that desire by connecting to the sub-conscious mind, bypassing the critical, analytical mind, to break even the most intractable of habits. Our body and mind have remarkable abilities to heal when we allow it. Try it, you'll like it! Jerome M Pindell uses homeopathy, hypnosis and jin shin jujutsu in a comprehensive practice in Clifton Park, Niskayuna, and New York City. He is also a self published poet, whose book ‘Training Tracks, poems by implosion’ is available on Amazon. He can reached at518-374-5492 or through his web site,

Chiropractor; Lynn Allison Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things to do and one of the best things you can do to improve your health and add quality years to your life. I did this myself so I know. My suggestions are to work up to it- give yourself an incentive more concrete than good health. For example, figure out how much money you will save and treat yourself with that money when you succeed. Start decreasing your smoking before D-day. Any decrease in smoking is beneficial so eliminating those cigarettes you smoke without thinking, move your pack to an inconvenient place so you have to take an action to smoke. What alternative treatments helped? Consensus here is acupuncture, it helps ease the urge. Not just one session, several over the time it takes you to feel like a former smoker instead of a quitting smoker. It eases the urge and nicotine gum can help initially but isn’t great for you either. Smoking is not only about nicotine addiction but the habits and sensations that smoking offers that trigger pleasure in you. Think about why, when, where you prefer to smoke and have other ways and support people to help you. I found taking the homeopathic remedy, Mother’s Milk, helped me want to nurture myself and stop harming myself.

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Ultimately, it is one cigarette at a time that you quit and you will. Lynn Allison, DC uses a combination of Craniosacral therapy, nutrtition consultation, kinesiology and chiropractic in her 20 year practice in the Capital Region. She has a website and can be contacted at or 518-268-9542

Oriental Medicine; Gregg St Clair Both my parents smoked when I was growing up and I hated it. Abhorred would be a better word and no matter how I ranted and raved, nothing changed. In the car, at the dinner table, in bowling alleys, restaurants, and birthday parties cigarette smoking was pervasive. It wasn’t just my parents either; aunts, uncles, friends and strangers all smoked around me. I’ve inhaled over 20 years of second hand smoke, and, my mom, of course, smoked when she was pregnant. With perspective now I guess I can’t say I really blame them. Smoking was part of the culture. My dad tells me Joe Di Maggio would come on TV with a doctor and tout the benefits of cigarettes. Just watch any old movie. I recently saw one of Alfred Hitchcock’s first movies, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and was shocked. Every character, man and woman chain smoked in every scene. It’s hard not to be influenced by that type of social pressure. But still I hate smoking. I’m one of the few people that can say they never even tried it. I ask all smokers that come to me the same question. How did you like it the first time? The answer is invariably the same- I hated it! When I ask why they continued, the answer is always I don’t know. In my parents’ generation at least they had an excuse, but today everybody knows how unhealthy smoking is, so why do it? The common answer I get to this is- it made me feel grown up, or, I wanted to look cool. But there are other reasons: How about the cigarette industry spends $36 million per day on advertising and promoting cigarettes*; how about every pharmacy, gas station and supermarket has a shrine like display of cigarettes at the front of every store; how about Hollywood, the movie industry and the media and its glamorization of smoking. Eighty percent of all smokers start before they are 18 and 23% of high school students are current cigarette smokers. It looks like even though the awareness of the dangers of smoking has risen social consciousness hasn’t changed that much since my parents’ time. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states unequivocally, smoking is the #1 cause of preventable death in the United States. One in five deaths, about 438,000 per year is from smoking. Not only that, but for every person who dies from smoking, 20 more suffer from a smoking related disease such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD. $193 billion is lost annually from lost productivity and health care expenditures on trying to keep up with these tobacco related illnesses.


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Healing Springs Mission: With knowledge comes choice. Our mission at The Healing Springs Journal is to address the whole person by providing articles and stories that allow the reader to make empowered lifestyle decisions in relation to the wellness of their mind, body, spirit, and environment.

Not only has the tobacco industry committed one of the biggest crimes against humanity, it is one of the biggest crimes against the environment since it is considered one of the number one causes of pollution in the world. There are hundreds of chemicals not only in cigarettes, but since tobacco is not a food, all the pesticides and chemicals banned by the FDA on food crops can be sprayed on tobacco plantations. Cigarette butts take 25 years to decompose and are carelessly discarded by smokers, who seem to have as little care about poisoning the Earth as poisoning themselves, creating a blanket of pollution around the world. As an acupuncturist that treats smoking, this gives me the opportunity to be on the front line of one of the world’s largest health and environmental problems. Seventy percent of these 45 million people report they want to quit completely and more than 40% try to quit each year. But success rates can be dismal. The patch reports a 12% success rate and nicotine gum only 6%. I have about a 60% success rate using acupuncture and it’s one of my favorite things to treat and the good news is that if you smoke one pack a day the cost of treatment pays for itself and will actually save you money! In Oriental Medicine we have a well researched and documented treatment plan called the NADA protocol that is used for addictions and smoking cessation. In addition to this specific procedure to quit I’m also credited as a provider of the New York State Smoker’s Quit Line and certified through the Seton Health Center for Smoking Cessation which recently received an 80 million dollar government grant for the success of their program. I have the ability to work with individuals or large groups and businesses that are looking to offer smoking cessation to their employees. In addition to the acupuncture, I offer support in between treatments. Most people make multiple attempts at quitting and come to me looking for additional support. If you are contemplation quitting on your own right now, my basic advice for success is: pick a date, write it on the calendar, tell everyone, quit cold turkey and remember the Five D’s; 1. Delay smoking until the urge passes. 2. Distract yourself away from the urge. 3. Deep Breath to relax. 4. Drink Water to stay hydrated. 5. Discuss (call) a support person. I would also highly recommend visiting for research and to access many of their free services. Acupuncture for quitting smoking has the ability to save people’s lives, protect the environment and save billions of dollars on health care for our country. I know this is no easy task. How do we compete against the militant big tobacco companies and $36 million a day in advertising? Progress, though slow, can happen. In my lifetime we now have smoke free schools, restaurants, airlines and hospitals. Things are changing and the time is now, more than ever, to create a smoke free world. It all begins with you. Good Luck! Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

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“Only by Melting the Ice in the Heart of Man does Man have a chance to change and begin using his knowledge wisely” —Angaangaq


hat does Melting the Ice in the Heart really mean, what does it look like? I met Angaangaq, an EskimoKalaallit Elder, Shaman, Teacher and Healer over eight years ago at an Intensive and thus began my journey into the world of melting ice. In 2009 an ancient prophecy of Angaangaq’s culture became living as people from all over the world gathered at the Sacred Fire Ceremony in Greenland. During the ceremony, Elders from Greenland told a story of their land, of the many changes that have happened and are happening and how their lives are being affected. Atsaarsuaq Hansinna Greenland has, per

capita, some of the highest rates for alcoholism and suicide in the world. Over the years their ancient ceremonies have been taken away and now the ice, the glaciers, are melting, creating enormous changes in their lives. I listened as the Elders gave their message to the world and as Angaangaq translated their words into English. I saw the beautiful connection and Love flow amongst these Elders. I witnessed the Elders telling their story with Loving kindness to a world whose beliefs and actions have helped to create the change and the chaos in their world. I was in awe as I witnessed the presence, the Love and the wisdom of these Elders. I was humbled like I have never been humbled before. I stood there at the fire and I prayed that I would always remember these moments of grace and wisdom and I prayed that I would always stand in the energy of loving kindness, just like these beautiful Elders. That is what Melting the Ice in the Heart of Man and using your knowledge wisely looks like.

Judi Macy is Director, North America or IceWisdom International, LLC. To learn more visit; There will be a Melting the Ice in the Heart of Man Intensive with Angaangaq on October 27-28 at One Big Roof in Saratoga Springs, NY. For more information or to register contact Judy Macy at Akkaaraq or 239-218-196 #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs 27

A Few Favorite Springs by Aime “Trent” Millet ll the waters of Saratoga were used for health, healing and longevity by various clinics, sanatoriums and medical clinicians in the past. Starting in the North end of Saratoga, right next to the Farmers Market, in High Rock Park, you’ll find the Governor and Peerless Springs. I find from talking to many people, that the Governor spring, has quite a following of folks who say it is their favorite water. It is also the spring water most mentioned by people for use watering plants indoor and out. It is a relatively mild mineral water. Peerless however, is stronger water. I find no existing records of its use by medical and health professionals. This is no indication that it was not used that way.


cess rate for Gout. The majority of clients were treated for heart and circulatory conditions (85,000 plus in ten years). If one rests after the bath the effect keeps on for up to two hours. The water and its effect haven't changed, only the rhetoric around the information.

Many Doctors intended to compile records and were too busy to do so. The exception are the public records compiled by Dr. McClellan for the Roosevelt Baths, using the Lincoln spring during its years as a V.A. Hospital. We know from those records that Roosevelt Bath had a 93.9% success rate for improvement of rheumatoid arthritis (21-28 baths), 93.1% for osteoarthritis, 89.9% suc-

Two blocks East we come to “Old Red”. I consider this spring one of the 3 most important springs in Saratoga and among the best dozen in the Eastern U.S. (New York alone had over 300 spring waters listed as medically beneficial). The iron in Old Red is very similar to hemoglobin in the blood and contains 2 human cell salts. I have had upward of 150 people at this point tell me the application of Old Red eliminated their eczema and psoriasis or other skin problems. I found a record of one doctor in the 1920’s taking affidavits on its ability to reverse shingles. I credit Old Red with healing my skin problem too. The large number of people who have come back to me to say their blood iron normalized after drinking old red and had their professional medical practitioners removed them from taking artificial iron supplements backs up my belief.


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My next favorite water is Hathorn 1 in the middle of town. The Hathorn series of waters were one of five shipped world wide to hospitals, dispensary and clinics for digestive problems. Doctors recommended drinking one or two 6-8 ounce glasses of Hathorn 20+ minutes before meals (never right afterward as it is alkaline) or sipped through out the day. Many college students know a few glasses before a “night on the town” will remove any indication of alcohol consumption the next morning.

effervescent. Geyser spring (available across from the auto museum in the “mineral water” spout) has world fame as an antacid, digestive aid and cathartic. It makes “superior flapjacks” according to newspaper bylines of the 1940’s. A niece of Hatties (of the famous “Hatties Chicken”) restaurant has a recipe using Geyser spring water in a cake.

I’ve already mentioned Lincoln water, the CO2 water used at Roosevelt Bath and Spa. Having spent the summer conducting my water tours from there I have seen and heard marvelous truths of its healing effects. We have records that indicate all the bath houses combined when many privately owned bath were operating gave 247,000 baths in one year! The Roosevelt, Lincoln and Washington Baths, all using the Lincoln CO2 water averaged 110 to 130 thousands baths a season with Lincoln reaching 4000 baths a DAY at one point. In lower Spa Park my favorite water is Polaris, the small spouter across from the parking lot of the picnic area. Polaris is marvelous sparkling, seltzer type water. Eight out of ten people find it delightful. Polaris makes amazing smoothies. They become very smooth and slightly

Certainly of worthy mention is Karista spring which was not running for several decades. It is an awesome water of crystal quality and coolness (45 degrees). And there are many other waters to praise. Orenda and Hayse are both high in natural lithium and iodine that are ideally received by inhalation and fill the atmosphere surrounding the area with health. Hayse in large amounts is a lower digestive purgative and laxative of strength. Orenda was used for the inhalation of potassium iodine. The benefits of natural lithium are an article in itself. Yes, these are a few of my favorite springs and I hope they will be yours too! How lucky we are to be here.

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Don’t Fight It by Jim Fenton omeone recently said to me, “Don't fight it.” How appropriate, I thought. Can we truly go through life without fighting our thoughts? I am not speaking of actions in the outside world, but the thoughts that lead to those actions. Imagine if we took a good honest look at the thoughts before we acted. We could sort out the ones we wanted from the ones that are not so desirable. Naturally we are attached to some of our thoughts or ideas more than others. A little willingness is all that is required in giving up thoughts that are stressful or uncomfortable for a new way of perceiving whatever the negative thought might be for more happiness.


What if nothing had to change for me to be happy today? What if I could accept things as part of our Creator’s plan no matter what? Said a little differently, what if I could be at peace no matter what happened? About eleven years ago I started meditating, and I now am happy no matter what. As we all do, I, too, have my moments of challenge. The big change is that I now appreciate the positive AND the “negative” thought experiences. Now, let’s get back to what’s important. Are you happy? Are you able to persevere and live life with enthusiasm or are you “going through the motions” more than you would like? There is a great deal of sickness and upset in the world. A great deal of time gets planned without time for presence and reflection. Perhaps if we decide to be happier much of the uneasiness will be taken care of. So, one word above is very important. It is the word decision. Any time we are out of harmony we can make a new decision. If we use the challenging or “negative” experiences to make a new decision, that moment becomes a brand-new opportunity to experience without the heaviness or stress of our judgment. New decisions that are shared with the higher power become transformed experiences. If we make a new decision for harmony or peace or non-judgment we are no longer negatively affected by things or situations that previously were stressful with the accompanying negative judgment that causes zus discomfort or pain.

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ing whatever it is that is bringing you the discomfort. Asking is a way of relying on the power that created you and me. Yes, the moment we are “sick and tired” of seeing things the way we have always seen them, we can ask to see them differently. We will always be answered. I am now totally free from painful thoughts or ideas from which I once believed I would never heal. The thought heals, and the physical release follows. I am not saying that everything happens on MY schedule; rather, it happens naturally, as it is supposed to. I now experience abundance! So, the next time something is bothersome, recognize that a judgement or a decision must have been made about someone or something on our own without asking for our true (Creator’s) perception of it. We honestly do not have to identify what specifically is troublesome. The stronger our determination for peace and happiness, the quicker we will experience that peace and happiness. It is as simple as that. Remember, whatever is causing you stress, it matters not. When we appreciate these situations as opportunities to heal, we can truly experience Heaven on Earth! Jim Fenton can be reached at 518-573-3313, or look at his website;

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Astrological FORECAST

October & November, 2012

encouraging you to rethink your financial security. This is also a good time to analyze both of your saving and spending habits. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, you let your personality out to show who you are. You also make changes in your image and expression. NOVEMBER: Relating with others and partnerships, both business and personal are favored for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you evaluate your partnerships to see how each are fulfilling your needs and how you fulfill theirs. The Full Moon on the 28th indicates subtle changes in your finances or spending habits. This can be the time to begin a new budget or savings program.


Using Standard Time locate your Rising Sign or Ascendant. If your birth time is Daylight Savings Time, subtract one hour. Your actual Rising Sign or Ascendant may differ depending on certain time of birth and dates; however, not to confuse the nonastrologer use the sign indicated for your Forecast. This placement is similar to the transiting planet’s location in your Natal Chart, except for exact degrees, and will correctly indicate your Forecast. For example, if you are a Gemini born at 6:38 P.M., your Ascendant is Capricorn. by Arlene DeAngelus IT SHOULD BE NOTED: In October, Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th at 16:23 Gemini. Saturn enters Scorpio on October 5th and the Full Moon occurs on the 29th at 06:48 Taurus. In November, Mercury turns retrograde on the 6th at the critical degree of 04:17 Sagittarius and returns direct on the 26th. Neptune goes direct on the 11th at 00:21 Pisces. The Total Solar Eclipse occurs on the 13th at the critical degree of 21:57 Scorpio. The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse occurs on the 28th at 06:47 Gemini.

ARIES ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Relating to others, partnerships, both personal and business, are favored for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th making you feel restless mentally and physically. This is a good time to attend a workshop or become involved in a neighborhood project. After the Full Moon on the 29th, you resolve financial matters. This is the time to begin a new budget. NOVEMBER: Joint assets, real estate and sharing with others are highlighted for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you gain insight into how your relationships help you to form your attitudes toward others. The Full Moon on the 28th, gives you the opportunity to finish correspondence and other paperwork. You are also mentally adept and may begin a new study.

OCTOBER: Children, creative talents and courtship are favored for this month. Jupiter goes retrograde on the 4th giving you a desire to expand your horizons. You consider new options or opportunities that have been recently offered. After the Full Moon on the 29th, you search for spiritual attunement. You now have the opportunity to correct past mistakes, close doors and move on. NOVEMBER: Working conditions, co-workers and physical efficienct have your attention for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you will concentrate on perfecting both your work skills and your health habits. The Full Moon on the 28th indicates changes in your personal behavior. These changes can involve your appearance, current habits and self-confidence.

CANCER ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Personal matters, home-life and one’s ancestry are the interests for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th and brings a time of reflection. You become interested in spiritual studies and volunteer work. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, you set new goals and long-term directions. You become involved in group activities and humanitarian or community causes. NOVEMBER: Loved ones, creativity and self-expression are favored for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you discover joy through your inner child and what makes you happy. You enjoy having fun, expressing yourself creatively and romantic pursuits. The Full Moon on the 28th brings a time of spiritual growth and changes in your ability to correct any past mistakes.


OCTOBER: Daily communications, siblings and everyday environment are the focus for this month. Jupiter goes retrograde on the 4th and you analyze your life in terms of what you contribute to society. You become involved with friends who also share your interest. After the Full Moon on the 29th, your career, or the equivalent, has your attention as you seek status and recognition. NOVEMBER: Family, home-life and emotional security are the assets for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you may enjoy researching your ancestry and family roots. This TAURUS ASCENDANT can be a time for family reunions and other events. The Full OCTOBER Work matters, service to others and health care are Moon on the 28th finds your friends asking you to join in with important for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th their causes or projects fulfilling your need to share with others. 32 Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012

VIRGO ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Personal possessions, financial security and values are evaluated for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th and you rethink how to achieve a goal or to complete an on-going project. You may expand your career aspirations, or the equivalent, in your life. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, your interest focuses on wisdom, knowledge and new mental pursuits. NOVEMBER: Everyday environment, neighbors and communications are favored for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you take a renewed interest in your everyday environment. You become involved in neighborhood and community events and projects. The Full Moon on the 28th gives you the ability to complete a career project or the equivalent. Recognition is often possible.

LIBRA ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Self-expression, personal projection and personality are the assets for this month. Jupiter goes retrograde on the 4th and draws your attention to religion, metaphysics and other mind-expanding studies as you reach out to expand your perspective on life. After the Full Moon on the 29th, review jointly held money and property. Resolve financial matters and settle old debts. NOVEMBER: Personal security, values and finances are activated for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you become more interested in circumstances related to your finances and how to save money. You want to increase your personal income and resources. The Full Moon on the 28th asks that you expand your perspective on life through new studies and mental pursuits.

SCORPIO ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Spirituality, the inner child and karma are explored for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th and this can be a time of emotional and psychological rejuvenation. You have a renewed interest in the psychic and other abstract teachings. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, there are subtle changes in your one-to-one partnerships, both personal and business. NOVEMBER: Appearance, personality and self-confidence are the strengths for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th your self-knowledge is important. You want to show the world who you really are and you analyze your dress and appearance. You will make any changes you feel necessary. The Full Moon on the 28th indicates a review of any jointly held funds or assets.


forward. The Full Moon on the 28th encourages self-understanding by teaching you how to compromise in relationships.

CAPRICORN ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Public standing, career or the equivalent, and aims in life are favored for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th and you discover ways to improve your work or the services that you provide for others. You search for ways to expand your knowledge in your field. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, your loved ones ask for your help with creative projects. NOVEMBER: Friends, humanitarian causes and long-term directions are the highlights for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you search out groups that fulfill your need to be involved in making the world a better place. Your long-term directions begin to change. The Full Moon on the 28th allows you to adapt new work skills and you take pride in your accomplishments.

AQUARIUS ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Higher education, foreign cultures and spiritual studies are explored for this month. Jupiter goes retrograde on the 4th and opens up new possibilities both creatively and romantically for you. You feel carefree and look for new ways to have more fun through your hobbies or creativity. After the Full Moon on the 29th, you find enjoyment in family gatherings and events. NOVEMBER: Status, career, or the equivalent, and recognition are favored for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you analyze your career goals or long-term directions to see how well they are fulfilling your needs. You now seek success and recognition for your achievements. The Full Moon on the 28th finds you spending time with and enjoying loved ones and children.

PISCES ASCENDANT OCTOBER: Transformation, shared assets and abstract teachings are your focus for this month. Jupiter turns retrograde on the 4th and you analyze your family relationships and how you can improve them to bring more inner security to each of you. You take part in and enjoy family gatherings. Following the Full Moon on the 29th, you become involved in neighborhood events. NOVEMBER: Foreign travel, self-improvement and higher education are of interest for this month. After the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you now have the opportunity to expand your horizons through education and travel. This is also the time for abstract thought and teachings. The Full Moon on the 28th rules your homelife and personal affairs. You can resolve any existing problems.

OCTOBER: Long-term goals, friends and humanitarian groups are the interests for this month. Jupiter goes retrograde on the 4th Arlene is an Author, Astrologer and Para-Consultant and has studand you look for ways to expand your social involvement with ied and worked with astrology for more than thirty-five years. She others. Partnerships, both business and personal, are examined to has also been a professional astrologer since 1980. Arlene has a see how they are fulfilling your needs. After the Full Moon on Certificate of Merit from Ivy Goldstein-Jacobson (CA 1982) and a the 29th, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a renewed interest in both work and physical Certificate of Proficiency from the Mayo School of Astrology (London 1985). In addition, she holds certifications from the efficiency. NOVEMBER: Spirituality, meditation and hidden issues are the National Spiritualist Association of Churches (1982-2013) as both focus for this month. Following the Solar Eclipse on the 13th, you a Medium and Healer (Lily Dale, NY). Arlene can be reached at explore your inner child and discover subtle ways to improve your Astrological Concepts, telephone (518) 371-8097 or Visit My Web life. This is a time when you can look back, close doors and move Site at: #64 Octoberâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;November, 2012 I Healing Springs 33


ONGOING Speaking Engagements, Dr. Ronald Stram, founder of The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine in Delmar, NY offers a wide variety of talks, such as Lyme Disease, IV therapies, Mistletoe therapy in the treatment of cancer, etc. Please contact the Center to schedule a talk or find already scheduled go to Mondays and Wednesdays, Gentle Kripalu Yoga Classes - 4:00-5:30 PM, $15 walk-in. Join us for a compassionate blend of warm-ups, sequenced asanas, shavasana, pranayama, and meditation designed to pacify the “Vata” energy through a well rounded yoga practice that is relaxing yet energizing for all levels of practitioners. Beginners are welcome. It’s gentle for every body. Mondays West African Djembe Lessons, This class is intended for all levels of drummers. Though the lessons will move at a more beginner pace. One Big Roof, 433 Broadway, suite 302 7:00-8:00 PM $20 or one or $60 for the month., 518-894-0284 3rd Tuesday of the month Round Table Discussion Group “A Way out of the Matrix” 6:30 p.m., 19 Bushnell Avenue (adjacent to Lectorium Rosicrucianum Conference Center), Chatham, NY. Free. 518.392-2799,,

tual practices and find some space for a hour and half of inner peace? Join us for guided meditation and sample many ways to calm the mind. For the next few months, we will focus on ways to deepen our prayers. The focus will be on our hearts and the heart of mother earth and grandmother moon. Messages from various indigenous women’s groups are being communicated around the planet about what women and men can do to bring about positive change in the world especially during the Mayan Calendar changes of 2012..6:30-8pm, Wed. 79 Beekman Street, Saratoga Springs.$10, visit, or 518-584-1036

OCTOBER October 6-7 Olde Saratoga ECO-LOCAL Expo is an Exposition in partnership with Eco Local Living magazine focusing on sustainable living, alternative energy, healthy lifestyles and local businesses that will be held Lee’s Park on Saratoga Lake, New York. There will be exhibitors from a wide range of categories for home improvement projects, solar and alternative energy ideas in our Eco-Village along with farmers, artisans, and crafters’ markets. Entertainment for the whole family including our Kids-Zone where children can experiment in arts and crafts, light music from local bands and seminars on a wide range of topics throughout the weekend.

Sunday, October 9 Wednesdays: Hakomi: This beautiful work which Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra All you need to involves bringing loving presence and do is lie down and listen to receive the mindfulness to embodied experience is immense benefits and deep nourishing often best done in small groups and will rest that will be provided by the ancient be offered on Wednesday evenings in practice of Yoga Nidra. You can passiveAlbany from 6 - 8 pm once or twice per ly relax, renew and restore as you are month whenever there are at least 3 peo- skillfully lead to discover your heart’s true ple registered. Please call Wendy Ball longing (“sankalpa”) and embody it in lasting and meaningful ways. Try Divine LMHC 518-813-8524 for information. Guided Meditation Class for Women. Sleep Yoga Nidra to enhance your health Do you want to explore a variety of spiri- and wellness. Yoga Mandali 4-6:00 PM, 34 Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012

$20 pre-paid $25 at the door, 454 Broadway, 2nd floor, Saratoga - Call 518-573-0571 for more details Thursday, October 11 Albany Holistic Nurses Society Meeting: 6:30- 8:30 pm, Ellis Health, 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY (Former St. Clares Hospital) 1st Floor, Board Room. Topic-“Embracing Change with Ease, Empowerment and Joy” presented by Lynn E. Browne, RMT, Personal & Professional Development Coach. cost: $5 for AHNS members, $10 for nonmembers, contact Joyce Willson @ 271-7802 for questions. Tuesday, October 16 Calling Council, 6 week workshop begins. You will be taken on your own shamanic journey to align your being. 6:30-8. To register or for more info Katrina Clay;, 518-332-6581 Monday, October 22 Psychic Talk Show!! 5:45pm Proctors Underground 432 State Street in Schenectady; free. Don't miss it. Questions Call 518-982-0016 Reserve seats by email Thursday, October 25 Arthritis-Ways to Ease this Disease, 78:30 pm, The Body's Rhythm, 30 Beekman Street, Wendy Wood Ordway, OTR, CST and Terry Fluri, LMT, please RSVP 588-4466 Friday October 26 Light Therapy Presentation, with Lynn Allison, DC. at Healing Path Massage in Schenectady. It is free to all and you receive a free light session. Light therapy is the new non drug healing tool. Come hear about the science behind it. Call Jane at 374-8654 or email, to save a spot. October 27-28 Melting the Ice in the Heart of Man, An Intensive with Angaangaq., 239-218-1961,

NOVEMBER November 2-4 Karuna Reiki® Certification This class is for individuals who have taken their Usui Reiki Master Certification and want to continue expanding their knowledge.

Karuna translates as “compassionate action” and this form of Reiki heightens the vibration of your energetic field. Plenty of Hands-On Practice. Lindsay S. Rehm, 518.330.6498, Animal Communicator, Thursday, November 8 Albany Holistic Nurses Society Meeting: Ellis Health, 600 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY (Former St. Clares Hospital) 1st Floor, Board Room. Topic“Healthy Eating” -The art of mindful eating presented by Diane Demeo, Health Coach. cost: $5 for AHNS members, $10 for nonmembers, contact Joyce Willson @ 271-7802 for questions. 6:30- 8:30 pm Sunday, November 11 Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, All you need to do is lie down and listen to receive the immense benefits and deep nourishing rest that will be provided by the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra. You can passively relax, renew and restore as you are skillfully lead to discover your heart’s true longing (“sankalpa”) and embody it in lasting and meaningful ways. Try Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra to enhance your health and wellness. Yoga Mandali, 454 Broadway, 2nd floor, Saratoga Call 518573-0571 for more details 4:00- 6:00 PM, $20 pre-paid $25 at the door Thursday, November 15 The Way of Happiness: Lessons to

Learn from Bhutan – a showing of the documentary “Bhutan: The Middle Way to Happiness” along with a discussion afterwards with acupuncturists and authors Gregg St. Clair and Michael Wayne. 6:30 pm, Saratoga Springs Public Library, Free. Sponsored by Saratoga Integrative Medicine Education Network, or SIMEN. 518-210-1557. Thursday, November 29 Calm in the Chaos How to relax, stay calm and enjoy life! Beth Sabo Novik,LMT will be doing a workshop at The Body's Rhythm 30 , Beekman Street , 7-8:30 Friday, November 30 The Art of Reiki - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration Open House during Troy Night Out, 5- 9 pm, 251 River Street, Suite 401, Troy, NY. Refreshments, Gift items and Specials on Reiki Sessions, Contact Joyce Willson, RMT 518-271-7802

SAVE THE DATE Monday, December 3 Conscious Evolution and Birth 2012— a program with Lin Murphy and Michael Wayne that explores the concept of conscious evolution and the upcoming Birth Day 2012, which is a worldwide movement occurring on Dec. 22, 2012. 6:30 pm, Saratoga Springs Public Library, Free. Sponsored by Saratoga Integrative

Medicine Education Network, or SIMEN. 518-210-1557. January 4-6 Turning Inward, a restorative retreat for women in the Adirondacks, 518-532-0275, January 27 - February 1 Lightworkers Healing Method: Angelically Guided Energy Healing Classes at Kripalu, As spiritual beings having a human experience, our souls all have plans for our lives. With Lightworkers Healing Method (LHM), we can realign with those plans, so that diseases and disharmonies resolve and we can begin to live the lives we came here to live. LHM can improve any aspect of life and return us to our natural state of joy and fulfillment, with loving relationships and vibrant health and finances. Nothing is off limits. Level 1 & 2: Combined Workshop Retreat, Jan 27 - Feb 1, Kripalu Center in the Berkshires, For information/registration visit:

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ACUPUNCTURE Michael Wayne, Saratoga Springs 518-210-1557 and Latham 518-782-0723 Diane MacDonnell, 518-745-5889



Jessica Davis, MD. Stillwater, NY., (518) 6646116.

or over the phone. 518-573-0571 or BODY-MIND CENTERING Toni Smith, MFA,518-629-0034, ®

The Acupuncture Studio, Glens Falls, 518-615-0505

CAREER COUNSELING Penny Loretto, 518-798-6057,,

Dana Balassi, Dipl. O.M., L.Ac., Gentle Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Qigong. Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park. 206-5798267.

CENTERS The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, Delmar 518-689-2244.

ANIMAL CARE Jill Stewart, Equine Sports Massage Therapist and Canine Massage Therapist, Certified Aromatherapist 518-339-4348,

Still Point Interfaith Retreat Center,, 518-587-4967

Susan Hamlin, The Saratoga Animal Whisperer Animal Communication, 518-245-8010, Kristina Dallas, DVM. Ancient Arts Veterinary Acupuncture. Saratoga Springs, NY. 727-2940. Holistic care for pets. House calls. AROMATHERAPY Jill Stewart, Cert. aromatherapist, full line of human and animal aromatherapy products, single essential oils and custom blends Gift baskets and party favors available 518-339-4348,, Andrée Fucci, Holistic Aromatherapist, Classes, Consultations, Reiki, Young Living Aromatherapy products, 518-5877680, ASTROLOGY Arlene DeAngelus,


Anandhaya Spiritualist Center, 27 2nd St, Troy NY (518) 307-2715 Kawing Crow Awareness Center, 518-893-2620, New Thought New York, classes and workshops, 518-384-0942, CHIROPRACTORS Delmar Chiropractic, Delmar, 518-439-7644 Dr. Lynn Allison, Saratoga Springs, 518-268-9542, COACHES Donna Bird Counseling and Coaching, Saratoga and Albany 518-584-0698. Specializing in the mind-body approach to wellness. Hypnosis; Interactive Imagery, Wave Work used as complimentary mediums to change and personal growth. Produces CDs for healing and weight loss.

Cate LaBarre, Personal and group coaching by phone and teleconference. Workshops in Saratoga Region. BACH FLOWER ESSENCES cateNini Gridley, MS Ed, BFRP, Consultations by appointment, in person 518-882-9880 36 Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012

Dragonfly Coaching Services Lynn Browne CPC, RMT Transform your life on your own terms! 518-428-6287 Lin Murphy, MA. CPCC, Life Coach,, 269-3333 Anne Gregson, 518-532-0275, 321-6203,, Lisa Bruchac, 518-588-4588, COUNSELING Avis Burnett, Clifton Park, 518-371-0579 Sandra Marnell, 518-875-6050, CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY Margery Chessare, LMT, BCST, Sessions and classes in the Saratoga area, 518-893-0421, Linda Thompson, 518-885-3707, Dr. Lynn Allison, Saratoga Springs, 518-268-9542, Sue Coughtry, LMT,, Delmar, 518-689-2244, Wendy Wood Ordway, OTR,CST The Body’s Rhythm-Feneex Center, 30 Beekman St. Saratoga Springs 518-5884466, Mana Behan, One Roof, Saratoga Springs, 518-581-3180 DENTISTS Dr. Richard Aulicino, Lake George 518-668-9888, EMBODIED YOGA Anna Witt,, 518-256-9628 ENERGY BALANCING Jack Treiber, 518-225-4692, www., Nina Lockwood, Healing Touch and Integrative Energy Medicine, 518-7915120,

ENERGY MEDICINE Sandra Marnell, 518-875-6050, EQUINE-FACILITATED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING Bari J. Bannister, Corinth, 518-6542398, FENG SHUI Brenda Cary Jenks, Hudson Falls 518-321-5940, HEALING TOUCH Nina Lockwood, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner/Instructor, 518-7915120, Sandra Marnell, 518-875-6050,, BodyMind Fitness 518-752-6198,,, Barbra Stevens, 518-755-5053 INTEGRATIVE CANCER CARE THERAPY Center for Integrative Health and Healing, For chronic illness and fatigue. Delmar, 518-689-2244

Sarah A. LoBisco, ND, Ballston Spa, 518-339-4788,,


Healing Path Massage, Schenectady, 518-374-8654,

HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE Larry Malerba, DO, DHt, Guilderland, NY. 518-357-4210

LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE Sue Coughtry, LMT,, Delmar, 518-689-2244,

George Guarino CH, offices in Delmar and Clifton Park, 518-256-6549

Pure-N-Simple, GlensFalls, 518-798-4047

Ann Carey Tobin MD, 518-506-6303,

Jessica Davis, MD. Stillwater, NY., (518) 6646116.,

HYPNOTISM Donna Bird Holistic Hypnosis, Saratoga and Albany NY. 518-584-0698. Specializing in the mind-body approach to wellness. Hypnosis and other modalities used to improve adult’s and children's lives. Groups and individual sessions for help with eating issues, anxiety and depression. Produces and sells Hypnosis CDs for health, weight issues and personal growth,

NATURAL FOOD STORES Four Seasons Natural Foods Store & Cafe, Saratoga, 518-584-4670,

NATUROPATHY Doug Lavergne, ND, LAc, Glenville, 518-399-3838

Ronald Stram, MD, The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, Delmar 518-689-2244

HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS Private Label Aromatherapy and Animal Massage, Products that combine Science and Wisdom. 16 lines of products from Newbrite Household products, Supplements, Aromatherapy and Personal care products. 518-339-4348, or Dolly Turpin, 518-441-6450

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE M’elle Pirri Lee, RPT, 52 Beekman St, Saratoga Springs, 518-225-1440,

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE North Country Holistic Care Center, Glens Falls, 518-745-5889

HOLISTIC PRIMARY CARE The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, Jennifer Enos, NP, Jane Schantz, FNP and Jennifer Baker-Porazinski, MD. MVP & Empire Plan. Delmar,, 518-689-2244.

Jerome Pindell, Clifton Park, 518-3745492,

Albany,,, 518-729-4055

LIGHT THERAPY Dr. Lynn Allison, Saratoga Springs, 518-268-9542,

MASSAGE THERAPY Linda Thompson, 518-885-3707, Healing Path Massage, Schenectady, 518-374-8654, Sue Coughtry, LMT, Delmar,, 518-689-2244, A Peaceful Place, Clifton Park, 518-371-2225, Kimberly Hayden, Saratoga, 518-8590842,

Korey DiRoma, ND, The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, Delmar,,. 518-689-2244 Joanne Halloran, ND, Saratoga Healing Arts, 518-369-7080, NUTRITION The Natural Health Improvement Center, Glens Falls, 518-745-7473 BodyMind Fitness 518-752-6198,,, ORGANIC HAIR TREATMENT Paula Genovesi, 518-361-5629 ORGANIZATIONS Saratoga Integrative Practitioners Network (SIPN), PHARMACY Fallon Pharmacy, Latham, Saratoga, 518-220-2005,

PHOTOGRAPHY Trisha Millier Photography, Vivid, artistic, and elegant images with a timeMATRIX ENERGETICS Rowena Fay, Still Point Interfaith Retreat less quality. Specializing in natural light Center,, photography, location portraiture, and 518-587-4967 weddings. Available for booking in New York, New England & Worldwide. MEDITATION Shambhala Meditation Center of 518.683.4999 #64 October—November, 2012 I Healing Springs 37

PHYSICAL THERAPY Integrative Physical Therapy, 518-373-0735, PILATES Reform, Saratoga Springs, 518-871-1315 The Pilates Studio, 518-852-1429,, PSYCHIC INTUITIVE CONSULTANT Kimberly Hayden, Saratoga, 518-8590842, PSYCHOTHERAPY Donna Bird Holistic Counseling, Coaching and Hypnosis, Certified in a blend of modalities used to help adults and children make profound changes in their lives. Specializing in Life and Biz coaching, managing anxiety, depression, addictions, eating disorders and trauma. Groups and individual sessions. Produces Hypnosis and Guided Imagery CDs for Health and Wellness available at webstore, Borders & Donna’s offices in Saratoga & Albany. 518-584-0698,, Wendy Ball LMHC, certified in EMDR and Hakomi therapies, specialize in trauma related disorders, couples counseling and life transition coaching. Albany office. 518813-8524. Bari J. Bannister, North Country Counseling & Retreat, Corinth and Schenectady, NY, 518-654-2398,, Ann M. Diller, Saratoga, 518-587-5724 REIKI Linda Thompson, 518-885-3707, Joyce Willson RN, RMT, The Art of Reiki, Troy, 518-271-7802, Joan M Frederick Classes/Treatments 518-829-7400, Sarah Root, Karuna/Usui Reiki Classes & Treatments, 607-353-9833

518-689-2244, Healing Spirit Massage, Saratoga Springs,, 518-580-0988 James and Janet Orzano, Reiki Masters since 1993. Reiki Sessions/ClassesSaratoga Springs. RETAIL Peaceful Inspirations, 518-439-7039


Avalon Moon, Delhi, 607-746-7389, Living Recovery, 12 Step gifts, Latham, 518-785-5258 Chatham Makes Scents, Chatham, 518-392-9922, Magic Moon, Saratoga, 518-583-2488 For Earth’s Sake, Saratoga, 518-3066605, Green Conscience Home & Garden, Saratoga,, 518-306-5196 RISING STAR HEALING Sarah Root, RSP. Rising Star energy clears blockages on all levels, promotes clarity, awareness, growth. In person or distant sessions equally powerful. Transform your life!,, 607-353-9833, TAI CHI The Tai Chi Center, Saratoga Springs, 518-583-9315, The Lemon Tree Yoga and Healing Arts Studio, Glens Falls,,, 518-301-3291, 301-3293 Asian Arts Tai Chi Center, Albany, 518-489-1458,, TREE SERVICE Foothills Tree Service, Practicing sustainable tree managment, 518-893-2620, WEIGHT LOSS Toni Simon, Healthy Weight Loss in 8 weeks! Saratoga Healing Arts, Saratoga,,518-752-6198 WEBSITE DESIGN Monica Wolinski-Ward, Webpageantry, Totally Dreamy Web and Graphic Design,, WELLNESS CENTERS The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine, Delmar 518-689-2244.

ROLF STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION Nick Pavoldi, 518.389.2200,

A Peaceful Place, Clifton Park, 518-371-2225,

SMOKING CESSATION Toni Simon & Maureen Dowd, LAC Saratoga,,518-752-6198 or 290-5113

Solutions for Healing and Renewal, Clifton Park, 518-383-8311,

SPACE FOR RENT Beekman Artists Studios, 79 Beekman St. Saratoga Springs, Harmony Building, Troy, 518-928-9897,

SPIRITUAL SCHOOL Penelope Jewell Reiki classes and ses- School of the Golden Rosycross, a gnossions, tic spiritual school for our time. 518-480-9118 Lectorium Rosicrucianum Conference Center, 21 Bushnell Avenue, Chatham, Sue Coughtry, LMT,, Delmar, 518.392-2799, 38 Healing Springs I #64 October—November, 2012

Healing Path Massage, Schenectady, 518374-8654,

Harmony Building, Troy, 518-928-9897, YOGA Yoga in the Adirondacks, 518-2513015, Yoga Mandali, Saratoga, 518-316-1308, True North Yoga, Schroon Lake, 518-8107871, The Yoga Lily, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs Yoga,,


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Healing Springs Journal Oct-Nov '12 #64  

The Oct-Nov issue of The Healing Springs Journal. Upstate New York's resource for wellness of mind, body, spirit and environment.

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