Mary Rotella is the owner of Dance and Theater Arts, an adult performing arts studio located in Red Hook, NY. She started in the fall of 2020 with a group of tap dancers and a few private classes. As more people shared their interest, the classes began growing steadily until Mary had to […]
When Dorrie Carolan realized that her son was suffering from addiction in 1993, she knew she had to do whatever she could to help him.
“Around the same time that my son was in the beginning of his addiction, I had a lot of people who were talking about their kids experimenting […]
National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) is a reminder for women and girls, especially during the outbreak of COVID-19, to make their health a priority and take care of themselves.
In the tri-state area we are blessed with women practitioners who dedicate their professional lives to helping women–and everyone–dig deeper into their bodies, think more […]
Each year on May 12th, millions of people observe National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. This day shares the spotlight with other May 12 awareness days such as International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases or International Awareness Day for MCS, ME/CFS and FM, which are observed globally.
The pandemic hasn’t slowed Body Be Well Pilates of Red Hook, NY, down any! Like so many of our local (and national and global) businesses, adapt-adjust-persevere is what we have all had to do. And Body Be Well has done just that. Now, with the help of an Internet connection and a free app, you […]
By Dr. Teri Goetz, DACM, LAc
Astragalus (Huang qi) – Astragalus is an adaptogen—a substance that helps the body deal with stresses (mental, emotional or physical). It is most often used to build your natural immune system, so you can use it daily. Astragalus is a root which can be boiled and drunk as a tea, […]
Doctors and scientists have long searched for new and innovative ways to detect and diagnose deadly diseases and cancers in patients since the dawn of advanced technology in the field of medicine. Recently, an unlikely ally has emerged that may revolutionize the way some cancers are diagnosed and treated. Research from Inscentinel, a UK-based firm […]
When it comes to DIY beauty, homemade skin and hair care as well as a host of other popular beauty myths run the gambit from practical, to downright bizarre. From using toothpaste as pimple remover to washing your hair with beer, the encyclopedia of beauty tips from the comforts of home can become a veritable […]
Wait, what? I can’t go to the gym? How will I survive?
These were my thoughts 2 weeks ago…
I teach spin at KS Fitness in Hudson, NY. I love it, I need it, it helps keep me focused and in shape. The days I don’t teach spin class, I do a pretty simple, partially intense workout […]
By Dr. Teri Goetz, DACM, LAc
Common kitchen herbs are powerful antiviral factories. Use them regularly—the fresher the better, but they’re also good as teas, tinctures and/ or in cooking (especially when added toward the end).
Oregano, thyme and sage are potent anti-viral herbs you likely have in your home kitchen. Make a simple tea from two […]