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Experience the Silence Revolution Meditation in Manhattan

Nevsah Karamehmet, an international leader in breath coaching and breathing science, author and retreat facilitator, will host The Silence Revolution, a group meditation, from 6 to 8 p.m., May 18, at The Assemblage NoMad, in Manhattan. The meditation includes the music of the ney, a Turkish flute. For hundreds of years, healing and spiritual practices in Turkey have been accompanied ... Read More »

Foot and Ankle Self-Care Sessions Available In Manhattan and Brooklyn

As a former ballet dancer who underwent bilateral foot surgeries, Melyssa Davis understands that proper foot care is crucial to overall health and well-being. Through her personal experience, her time working in a foot surgeon’s office and her years as a yoga teacher, she has learned and developed techniques for foot and ankle self-care, which she offers to inviduals and ... Read More »

‘Miracles in Manhattan’ Lecture Holds Message of Awakening

Jon Mundy, Ph.D., publisher of Miracles Magazine, calls A Course in Miracles “the wisest, sanest, deepest book I know.” The book inspired his monthly lecture series, Miracles in Manhattan, which typically takes place every second Sunday at the Center for Remembering and Sharing. His next lecture has been moved to the first Sunday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m. A Course ... Read More »

Supplements Can Ease PMS Symptoms, Astoria Clinical Nutritionist Says

While premenstrual syndrome manifests in various ways—from emotional symptoms like mood swings to physical symptoms like headache and fatigue—the biochemistry behind it is pretty simple. “PMS occurs when, for whatever reason, estrogen rises higher then progesterone,” says Michael Biamonte, owner of the Biamonte Center for Clinical Nutrition, in Astoria. “Therefore any nutrient that would enhance progesterone or cause a reduction ... Read More »

Tibetan Sleep and Dream Yoga Teacher Comes to the Berkshires

Eastover Estate and Retreat Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, will be the summer launching pad for oneirnauts (dream travelers), as the foremost American teacher of Tibetan Sleep and Dream Yoga, Andrew Holecek, will teach a 10-day workshop there in July. It will be Holecek’s only East Coast workshop this year, says Eastover co-founder Yingxing Wang. The workshop will be divided into ... Read More »

Explore Bhakti Yoga as a Path to Spiritual Awakening

Radhanath Swami—an internationally renowned spiritual teacher, inspirational speaker and New York Times best-selling author—will be Rev. Dr. José Román’s guest at 3 p.m. May 19 for an Open Heart Conversation on stage at the United Palace, in Washington Heights. Together they will retrace his journey from Chicago, where he was born Richard Slavin to upper-middle-class Jewish parents, across the globe ... Read More »

Book Tour Highlights Treating Chronic Diseases and Cancer with an Integrative Approach

Speakers, Ralf Oettmeier, M.D., and Josef Vizkelety, M.D., DDS, of the Alpstein Clinic, in Switzerland, will give a comprehensive overview of the Alpstein Clinic concept in New York City from 1 to 3:30 p.m., May 24, at the Open Center, and from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Strand. This concept focuses on the most important pillars of whole-body medicine ... Read More »

EARTH DAY SPOTLIGHTS SPECIES Protection Is the Focus of 2019 Campaign

by Ronica A. O’Hara On April 22, eco-conscious citizens will come together again in communities across the country to celebrate Earth Day and work for the planet’s healthy, sustainable future. This year, the Earth Day Network (EDN) is asking people to join its Protect Our Species campaign to raise awareness of the crucial roles that plants and animals play in ... Read More »

Evoke Childhood Imagination for Healing

“Everything you can imagine is real.” —Pablo Picasso When we are children, our imagination is boundless. A box becomes a castle; an eraser can be a racecar. As we age, however, we let conditioned thinking, societal pressures and the influences of our surroundings inhibit our imagination. Our thoughts become cluttered with limiting beliefs that distance us from our imagination’s creative ... Read More »

Earth Day in Union Square Will Launch 50th Anniversary Countdown

This spring’s Earth Day New York, in Union Square, will launch a yearlong countdown to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. This landmark anniversary will attract visibility and attention that organizers hope to channel into “doing real and impactful good,” especially as people seem more eager than ever to move environmental policies in a positive direction.  “The idea of a Green New Deal has captured ... Read More »