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A Natural Cure for Bad Breath

by Lewis Gross Many people think that odorous foods cause bad breath, so they avoid eating garlic and onions before a big date. But while these foods might have a pungent aroma, they are not the cause of halitosis. True bad breath is caused by a disruption in the oral microbiome and the overproduction of volatile sulfurous compounds by anaerobic ... Read More »

How to Thrive in ‘The Age of Surprise’

by Deirdre Hade, mystic Welcome to the Age of Surprise. As a mystic, I recently went deep into prayer and meditation to ask the universe what’s going on. I found myself in an alternate reality, a circular room filled with columns of light. In the center of the room stood a golden throne. From this throne, a brilliant white light ... Read More »

Mediums Offer “Messages from Beyond” on October 1

Internationally known spiritual mediums Lynn Van Praagh-Gratton and Elisa Malangone will deliver “powerful and purposeful messages from beyond” on October 1, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Reflections Center for Conscious Living and Yoga, located at 227 East 24th Street. Malangone will also be available for private readings there on September 29. Praagh-Gratton, from Long Island, and Malangone, from Denver, ... Read More »

Eastover Events Turn Reflective for Fall

As the holistic conferences and yoga festivities of summer end, Eastover Estate and Eco-Village, a 600-acre holistic retreat center in the Berkshires, is preparing for the reflective quality of fall. From about the time of the solstice onward, Eastover will delve into a mode of spiritual contemplation and mindfulness meant, in part, for “deepening the journey,” in the words of ... Read More »

Judith Costa Offers Lecture, Workshops, Private Sessions in NYC

Judith Costa, the Unconditional Love Coach, seminar leader, writer and speaker, will be hosting several events in her upcoming visit to New York City. She will lead two different workshops on selflove and give a free lecture on the subject, in addition to offering private sessions, September 27 through October 2. Costa’s lecture, Loving Yourself Is the Solution, is scheduled ... Read More »

Experience Breath Coaching with Nevsah

Nevsah Karamehmet, a pioneer in the field of breath coaching, will present two highly touted events in October. The first, Breath Coaching: An Evening Workshop, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m., October 5, at the New York Open Center, in Manhattan. Throughout this workshop, Karamehmet will introduce participants to the concept of natural breathing and how one can ... Read More »

Renowned Voice Teacher Leads Six-Session Workshop at Open Center

Jean McClelland, a noted music theater performer and renowned teacher of voice, will offer a six-session workshop, Awakening Your True Voice, at the New York Open Center. Sessions will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on consecutive Mondays between November 5 and December 10, with a free introductory class at 6 p.m. on October 29. With more than 40 ... Read More »

Custom Candles Opens White Plains Location

Custom Candles, the Bedford Hills shop that offers eco-friendly candles, natural health products, jewelry and a variety of gifts, has opened a second location in The Westchester, in White Plains. Both stores are open seven days a week. Marcie Manfredonia, owner of Custom Candle Co., says her goal was to open the second store in plenty of time for the ... Read More »

Jyogan to Teach Traditional Reiki at Namaste Bookshop

Jyogan, a renowned Reiki shihan, or master teacher, will be teaching Reiki 1, 2 and 3 this fall at the Namaste Bookshop’s Healing Center, in Manhattan. He is one of few teachers who have studied reiki directly in its birthplace of Kyoto, Japan, and also one of the few who teach the traditional style of this hands-on healing technique, which ... Read More »

8/8- Kundalini Yoga & Music Festival

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 Sat Nam Fest East – Kundalini Yoga & Music Festival 2018 – Aug 8-12. Immerse yourself in the joy, challenge and rejuvenation of kundalini yoga, sacred chant, healing, creativity and discovery. Come home to your heart. More teachers and classes than ever before, giving you an ocean of possibilities to expand into bliss. Eastover Estate and Retreat, ... Read More »