March Workshops on Meditation and Stress Reduction


We have several relaxing and helpful workshops available for you to attend this month, whether you are near our Syracuse, Albany or Rochester CNY Healing Arts Centers. Our focus during the month of March, 2010 is on meditation, tranquility, reducing stress and quieting the mind. We hope to see you at one or more of our offerings! All workshops are no cost to attend unless otherwise stated.

Syracuse CNY Healing Arts Workshops:
Self-Care Essential Oils Workshop, Saturday, March 13th, 1:00-2:30pm
Join Bonita Shear for this relaxing and instructive workshop on self-care. You will learn some tools for taking time for yourself, quieting your mind with meditation and enjoying the life your living by creating better self awareness and mindfulness. *Space is limited so please register by calling CNY Healing Arts Center at 315.671.5755.
Transformation Through Guided Meditation Workshop Series
Saturdays March 6th & 20th, 1:30-2:45pm

Guided meditation helps heal, balance and energize the physical and energy bodies and align you with your higher consciousness. When we align with our higher consciousness, we discover the uniqueness of our paths and purpose and can then live from our truth. Lynne Potteiger, LMT and Reiki Practitioner, will be presenting.  Each class will include a guided meditation and discussion and will build on the previous. Class Fee $12. Register by calling CNY Healing Arts Center at 315.671.5755
Albany CNY Healing Arts Workshops:

Spirit Babies Workshop Tuesday, March 16th, 7pm

Join us for an evening of welcoming Spirit Babies into your life. Kelly Ballard will be presenting this workshop; she is a fourth-generation medium and intuitive, with more than a decade of professional experience in alternative healing arts. Kelly will be introducing this distinctive energy to aid us in refocusing our energy and spirits. Kelly is a certified Reiki Master and has a guided meditation CD, “Beginnings.” *RSVP to Stacey at
Introduction to Meditation Workshop Thursday, March 18th, 7:45-8:45pm
The physical practice of yoga was created thousands of years ago for the purpose of preparing the body for meditation. In addition to helping you cope with stress, meditation can improve your health, unlock your creativity and even slow the aging process. Workshop includes light yoga, walking meditation and seated meditation. Linda Hill will be instructing. *RSVP by calling CNY Healing Arts Center at 518.724.5750
Rochester CNY Healing Arts Workshops:
Meditation for Life Workshop Tuesday, March 9th, 6:30pm
Meditation develops focus and appreciation of each present moment. By nurturing the Quiet Mind, it integrates inner peace to help us relieve stress and enjoy life. It provides a simple yet powerful route for tapping our inner wisdom and vitality. Mark D. Grossman, CHT will be presenting this workshop, he has been teaching meditation for over thirty years. *RSVP required to
Smoking Cessation Workshop Wednesday, March 10th, 6:00-7:00pm
Weight Loss with Acupuncture Workshop Wednesday, March 31st, 6:00-7:00pm

These two workshops are with Shelley, our acupuncturist.  *RSVP to
Girls Night Out March 23rd, 6:00-8:00pm
Invite your family and friends for an evening of relaxing and renewing with the girls. Instead of a coffee date, schedule your next gathering with the girls. Come share in Community, Health and the Power of Women getting together to heal. Light refreshments, wine and tea will be served. All are welcome! Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited.
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April Preview – offered to all locations:

Spring Renewal Retreat with Dr. Rob, Saturday, April 10th, 10:00am–4:00pm

Take the day to get away and enjoy our Spring Renewal Retreat with Dr. Rob and Bonita Shear at the beautiful Stella Maris Retreat Center on the lake in Skaneateles, NY. You will leave feeling refreshed and renewed. Cost: We are asking for a $30 donation, proceeds from the retreat will go to the local Food Bank. *Limited space available. *Please RSVP to Chris at