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AM I A CLIENT?

A SOUL RYEDERS’ client is anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer. Whether you are newly diagnosed, experiencing a recurrence or are in remission, we are here to support you. Everyone of our clients is a person first and one size does not fit all. SOUL RYEDERS will help ensure that you are surrounded by community and supported by those who understand each phase – from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.

Many of us at SOUL RYEDERS have been clients or caregivers ourselves and we understand the roller coaster: the good days and the not-so-good ones. We understand how to meet you where you are and the vital role that your personal support system plays in keeping life as stable as possible. We have created our programs with this unique perspective in mind. Beyond our own offerings, we can connect you with well-established organizations that provide additional services which could be beneficial to you. 

THE FIRST STEP

The first step is to speak with one of our experienced Client Navigators who will get to know you, learn about your support system, and provide personalized guidance about our programs and resources. Simply fill out this brief form or call us at 914-412-4884 and one of our Client Navigators will be in touch shortly.

 

Rest assured, your Client Navigator will be there to confidentially guide and support you for as little or long as you need.

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SOME OF OUR CLIENT OFFERINGS

The Importance of Exercise and Movement During and After Treatment for Optimal Recovery
Contact Name: Stephanie Kiley
Credentials: Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Website: http://stephaniedessikiley.com/

Learning how to move your body after surgery, radiation and/or reconstruction can be challenging and scary. Stephanie guides patients through this process, allowing them to recover as best as possible. She will explain how the entire body is connected and we will learn stretches that can help alleviate painful scars, reconstructed areas, neck and shoulder pain. Handouts of all exercises will be included. Stephanie Dessi Kiley is an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist with over 17 years of experience working with patients who have had oncology treatment. She works with patients during all phases of their treatment - before, during and after, depending on their needs. She feels strongly about patient education and teaching patients to be as proactive as possible.

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Medical Marijuana
Contact Name: Dr. Lynn Parodneck
Credentials: Licensed physician & certified medical marijuana prescriber in New York State
Website https://www.drlynnparodneck.com/

With the passage of The Compassionate Care Act by Governor Cuomo in January 2014, health care providers can recommend the use of medical marijuana under carefully controlled circumstances to help alleviate symptoms caused by certain diseases, including cancer. This is a legal option for symptomatic relief for the diseases for which it is available. Qualifying conditions include: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s, MS, Spinal cord injury with spasticity, Epilepsy, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, Neuropathy, Huntington’s Disease, Chronic Pain, PTSD. Lynn was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 after a routine mammogram/sonogram. A graduate of New York Medical College she completed her internship at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, NYC. She completed her residency in OB/Gyn at NYU/Bellevue and was in private practice in Manhattan. She currently resides and practices in the Mount Kisco area.

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Discovering Your Resilience and Strength through Visualization and Meditation
Contact Name: Jackie Berner & Julie Engerran
Credentials: Jackie is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor & Julie is a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness
Websites: https://www.jackiefrederick-berner.com/ and http://www.julieengerran.com/

In this workshop, Jackie and Julie shared their knowledge of meditation and resiliency to help create balance in our lives through ritual. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” Cancer survivors know this all too well. We will unpack the many ways you can tap into your inner strength, share tools that help you manage anxiety, and connect to your joy while helping you foster self-compassion both during your cancer journey and for the rest of your life. The workshop included an introduction to mindfulness and a discussion on personal resilience, techniques and practices to foster your own resilience, a practice meditation, and tools to help in our daily lives. Jackie Berner is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor, a long-time meditator, and yoga practitioner. She is passionate about sharing the simple act of paying attention to our thoughts and breath, which help bring presence into our daily lives. Julie Engerran has been a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness for nearly 20 years. After a cancer diagnosis, she began to more rigorously study positive psychology and human flourishing and is drawn to the role of mindfulness and purpose in personal resilience and organizational transformation.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Managing Sleep and Stress After Cancer
Contact Name: Dr. Marni Amsellem
Credentials: Clinical psychologist
Website: http://www.smarthealthpsych.com

Dr. Amsellem specializes in helping individuals who are adjusting to a medical diagnosis, health-related challenges, or other transitions. In this workshop, she discusses how our psychological functioning affects how we respond to stressful situations as well as our sleep. She will address ways we can build resilience to cope with challenges now and in the future.

Living Beyond Your Story
Contact Name: Aimee Elsner
Credentials: occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: http://www.healthandwellnessjunkie.com/about/

What happens when life stops you in your tracks? Do you just bail out and run away as fast as you can and let someone else take care of it? Or do you stand tall, dig your feet in and find the courage to move through the next chapter of life? Learn how to recharge and set future goals that YOU will ACHIEVE. It’s time to live life as who you are not as what your story has been.

Myofascial Release (MFR)
Contact Name: Maureen McCloskey
Credentials: Occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: https://www.mfrtherapists.com/app/listings/therapist/?ID=1254

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy that addresses restrictions and imbalances of the body, specifically in the muscles and connective tissue. It is used to heal and promote wellness, eliminate pain, restore movement and function, and improve every day performance. Self-treatment using a small ball can be taught and practiced. Maureen McCloskey is the owner of BodieMotion, (located in Rye Brook, NY) where she helps people heal better and faster. She is looking forward to helping everyone Feel and Release Fascial restrictions to achieve ease and flow for better health.

Energy Healing
Contact Name: Joan Carra
Credentials: Spiritual counselor
Website: https://www.psychicjoancarra.net/

The mind can be the most powerful doctor. Learn to understand the messages from your body and talk to each cell to create harmony and healing. Exercises include ways to sensitize your hands to see, feel and give subtle vibrations to yourself and others. Joan Carra shares guidance on matters of the heart and is also gifted medium. Joan’s spiritual counseling is recognized in six books including the first edition of The 100 Top Psychics in America, Psychic New York, and The Rational Psychic. Joan is available for private readings that include cards, palms and numerology.

Essential Oils
Contact Name: Robin Spiegel's
Credentials: Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist, Aromatherapist and energy worker
Website: https://www.amtamassage.org/famt/RobinSpiegel

Fragrance can be soothing and promote powerful effects on your physical and mental state. Aromatherapy uses concentrated natural oils from flowers, leaves, roots, and other parts of a plant to enhance your well-being. Specific oils can lower stress, boost energy, alleviate headaches, evoke pleasant memories, relieve pain, or help in many other ways. Essential oils have shown to be effective at managing the side effects of cancer. Robin utilizes sound healing, essential oils, chakra balancing, flower essences, gemstones and more in her practice. For the past 30 years, Robin has supported her clients to reach their highest potential through spiritual counseling, inspiration, empowerment, compassion and healing.

Relax, Renew & Rejuvenate with Sound Healing & Gentle Yoga
Contact Name: Karin Reetz, Reiki Master, Sound Healer and Stephanie Gould
Credentials: CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Karin is a Reiki Master and Sound Healer & Stephanie is a CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Websites: https://www.kariomhealing.com/ and http://www.soundbodyoga.com/

Stephanie and Karin’s workshop was a special offering that left you feeling relaxed, renewed and rejuvenated.
The workshop included gentle yoga focused on decreasing stress with specialized breath work proven to reduce anxiety. The yoga was enhanced by the sound frequencies of multiple Tibetan singing bowls. The healing vibrations remove stress and retune body, mind and spirit to induce a deep state of relaxation where true healing becomes possible.

The Importance of Exercise and Movement During and After Treatment for Optimal Recovery
Contact Name: Stephanie Kiley
Credentials: Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Website: http://stephaniedessikiley.com/

Learning how to move your body after surgery, radiation and/or reconstruction can be challenging and scary. Stephanie guides patients through this process, allowing them to recover as best as possible. She will explain how the entire body is connected and we will learn stretches that can help alleviate painful scars, reconstructed areas, neck and shoulder pain. Handouts of all exercises will be included. Stephanie Dessi Kiley is an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist with over 17 years of experience working with patients who have had oncology treatment. She works with patients during all phases of their treatment - before, during and after, depending on their needs. She feels strongly about patient education and teaching patients to be as proactive as possible.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Medical Marijuana
Contact Name: Dr. Lynn Parodneck
Credentials: Licensed physician & certified medical marijuana prescriber in New York State
Website https://www.drlynnparodneck.com/

With the passage of The Compassionate Care Act by Governor Cuomo in January 2014, health care providers can recommend the use of medical marijuana under carefully controlled circumstances to help alleviate symptoms caused by certain diseases, including cancer. This is a legal option for symptomatic relief for the diseases for which it is available. Qualifying conditions include: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s, MS, Spinal cord injury with spasticity, Epilepsy, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, Neuropathy, Huntington’s Disease, Chronic Pain, PTSD. Lynn was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 after a routine mammogram/sonogram. A graduate of New York Medical College she completed her internship at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, NYC. She completed her residency in OB/Gyn at NYU/Bellevue and was in private practice in Manhattan. She currently resides and practices in the Mount Kisco area.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Discovering Your Resilience and Strength through Visualization and Meditation
Contact Name: Jackie Berner & Julie Engerran
Credentials: Jackie is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor & Julie is a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness
Websites: https://www.jackiefrederick-berner.com/ and http://www.julieengerran.com/

In this workshop, Jackie and Julie shared their knowledge of meditation and resiliency to help create balance in our lives through ritual. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” Cancer survivors know this all too well. We will unpack the many ways you can tap into your inner strength, share tools that help you manage anxiety, and connect to your joy while helping you foster self-compassion both during your cancer journey and for the rest of your life. The workshop included an introduction to mindfulness and a discussion on personal resilience, techniques and practices to foster your own resilience, a practice meditation, and tools to help in our daily lives. Jackie Berner is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor, a long-time meditator, and yoga practitioner. She is passionate about sharing the simple act of paying attention to our thoughts and breath, which help bring presence into our daily lives. Julie Engerran has been a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness for nearly 20 years. After a cancer diagnosis, she began to more rigorously study positive psychology and human flourishing and is drawn to the role of mindfulness and purpose in personal resilience and organizational transformation.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Managing Sleep and Stress After Cancer
Contact Name: Dr. Marni Amsellem
Credentials: Clinical psychologist
Website: http://www.smarthealthpsych.com

Dr. Amsellem specializes in helping individuals who are adjusting to a medical diagnosis, health-related challenges, or other transitions. In this workshop, she discusses how our psychological functioning affects how we respond to stressful situations as well as our sleep. She will address ways we can build resilience to cope with challenges now and in the future.

Living Beyond Your Story
Contact Name: Aimee Elsner
Credentials: occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: http://www.healthandwellnessjunkie.com/about/

What happens when life stops you in your tracks? Do you just bail out and run away as fast as you can and let someone else take care of it? Or do you stand tall, dig your feet in and find the courage to move through the next chapter of life? Learn how to recharge and set future goals that YOU will ACHIEVE. It’s time to live life as who you are not as what your story has been.

Myofascial Release (MFR)
Contact Name: Maureen McCloskey
Credentials: Occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: https://www.mfrtherapists.com/app/listings/therapist/?ID=1254

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy that addresses restrictions and imbalances of the body, specifically in the muscles and connective tissue. It is used to heal and promote wellness, eliminate pain, restore movement and function, and improve every day performance. Self-treatment using a small ball can be taught and practiced. Maureen McCloskey is the owner of BodieMotion, (located in Rye Brook, NY) where she helps people heal better and faster. She is looking forward to helping everyone Feel and Release Fascial restrictions to achieve ease and flow for better health.

Energy Healing
Contact Name: Joan Carra
Credentials: Spiritual counselor
Website: https://www.psychicjoancarra.net/

The mind can be the most powerful doctor. Learn to understand the messages from your body and talk to each cell to create harmony and healing. Exercises include ways to sensitize your hands to see, feel and give subtle vibrations to yourself and others. Joan Carra shares guidance on matters of the heart and is also gifted medium. Joan’s spiritual counseling is recognized in six books including the first edition of The 100 Top Psychics in America, Psychic New York, and The Rational Psychic. Joan is available for private readings that include cards, palms and numerology.

Essential Oils
Contact Name: Robin Spiegel's
Credentials: Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist, Aromatherapist and energy worker
Website: https://www.amtamassage.org/famt/RobinSpiegel

Fragrance can be soothing and promote powerful effects on your physical and mental state. Aromatherapy uses concentrated natural oils from flowers, leaves, roots, and other parts of a plant to enhance your well-being. Specific oils can lower stress, boost energy, alleviate headaches, evoke pleasant memories, relieve pain, or help in many other ways. Essential oils have shown to be effective at managing the side effects of cancer. Robin utilizes sound healing, essential oils, chakra balancing, flower essences, gemstones and more in her practice. For the past 30 years, Robin has supported her clients to reach their highest potential through spiritual counseling, inspiration, empowerment, compassion and healing.

Relax, Renew & Rejuvenate with Sound Healing & Gentle Yoga
Contact Name: Karin Reetz, Reiki Master, Sound Healer and Stephanie Gould
Credentials: CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Karin is a Reiki Master and Sound Healer & Stephanie is a CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Websites: https://www.kariomhealing.com/ and http://www.soundbodyoga.com/

Stephanie and Karin’s workshop was a special offering that left you feeling relaxed, renewed and rejuvenated.
The workshop included gentle yoga focused on decreasing stress with specialized breath work proven to reduce anxiety. The yoga was enhanced by the sound frequencies of multiple Tibetan singing bowls. The healing vibrations remove stress and retune body, mind and spirit to induce a deep state of relaxation where true healing becomes possible.

The Importance of Exercise and Movement During and After Treatment for Optimal Recovery
Contact Name: Stephanie Kiley
Credentials: Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Website: http://stephaniedessikiley.com/

Learning how to move your body after surgery, radiation and/or reconstruction can be challenging and scary. Stephanie guides patients through this process, allowing them to recover as best as possible. She will explain how the entire body is connected and we will learn stretches that can help alleviate painful scars, reconstructed areas, neck and shoulder pain. Handouts of all exercises will be included. Stephanie Dessi Kiley is an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist with over 17 years of experience working with patients who have had oncology treatment. She works with patients during all phases of their treatment - before, during and after, depending on their needs. She feels strongly about patient education and teaching patients to be as proactive as possible.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Medical Marijuana
Contact Name: Dr. Lynn Parodneck
Credentials: Licensed physician & certified medical marijuana prescriber in New York State
Website https://www.drlynnparodneck.com/

With the passage of The Compassionate Care Act by Governor Cuomo in January 2014, health care providers can recommend the use of medical marijuana under carefully controlled circumstances to help alleviate symptoms caused by certain diseases, including cancer. This is a legal option for symptomatic relief for the diseases for which it is available. Qualifying conditions include: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s, MS, Spinal cord injury with spasticity, Epilepsy, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, Neuropathy, Huntington’s Disease, Chronic Pain, PTSD. Lynn was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 after a routine mammogram/sonogram. A graduate of New York Medical College she completed her internship at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, NYC. She completed her residency in OB/Gyn at NYU/Bellevue and was in private practice in Manhattan. She currently resides and practices in the Mount Kisco area.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Discovering Your Resilience and Strength through Visualization and Meditation
Contact Name: Jackie Berner & Julie Engerran
Credentials: Jackie is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor & Julie is a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness
Websites: https://www.jackiefrederick-berner.com/ and http://www.julieengerran.com/

In this workshop, Jackie and Julie shared their knowledge of meditation and resiliency to help create balance in our lives through ritual. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” Cancer survivors know this all too well. We will unpack the many ways you can tap into your inner strength, share tools that help you manage anxiety, and connect to your joy while helping you foster self-compassion both during your cancer journey and for the rest of your life. The workshop included an introduction to mindfulness and a discussion on personal resilience, techniques and practices to foster your own resilience, a practice meditation, and tools to help in our daily lives. Jackie Berner is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor, a long-time meditator, and yoga practitioner. She is passionate about sharing the simple act of paying attention to our thoughts and breath, which help bring presence into our daily lives. Julie Engerran has been a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness for nearly 20 years. After a cancer diagnosis, she began to more rigorously study positive psychology and human flourishing and is drawn to the role of mindfulness and purpose in personal resilience and organizational transformation.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Managing Sleep and Stress After Cancer
Contact Name: Dr. Marni Amsellem
Credentials: Clinical psychologist
Website: http://www.smarthealthpsych.com

Dr. Amsellem specializes in helping individuals who are adjusting to a medical diagnosis, health-related challenges, or other transitions. In this workshop, she discusses how our psychological functioning affects how we respond to stressful situations as well as our sleep. She will address ways we can build resilience to cope with challenges now and in the future.

Living Beyond Your Story
Contact Name: Aimee Elsner
Credentials: occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: http://www.healthandwellnessjunkie.com/about/

What happens when life stops you in your tracks? Do you just bail out and run away as fast as you can and let someone else take care of it? Or do you stand tall, dig your feet in and find the courage to move through the next chapter of life? Learn how to recharge and set future goals that YOU will ACHIEVE. It’s time to live life as who you are not as what your story has been.

Myofascial Release (MFR)
Contact Name: Maureen McCloskey
Credentials: Occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: https://www.mfrtherapists.com/app/listings/therapist/?ID=1254

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy that addresses restrictions and imbalances of the body, specifically in the muscles and connective tissue. It is used to heal and promote wellness, eliminate pain, restore movement and function, and improve every day performance. Self-treatment using a small ball can be taught and practiced. Maureen McCloskey is the owner of BodieMotion, (located in Rye Brook, NY) where she helps people heal better and faster. She is looking forward to helping everyone Feel and Release Fascial restrictions to achieve ease and flow for better health.

Energy Healing
Contact Name: Joan Carra
Credentials: Spiritual counselor
Website: https://www.psychicjoancarra.net/

The mind can be the most powerful doctor. Learn to understand the messages from your body and talk to each cell to create harmony and healing. Exercises include ways to sensitize your hands to see, feel and give subtle vibrations to yourself and others. Joan Carra shares guidance on matters of the heart and is also gifted medium. Joan’s spiritual counseling is recognized in six books including the first edition of The 100 Top Psychics in America, Psychic New York, and The Rational Psychic. Joan is available for private readings that include cards, palms and numerology.

Essential Oils
Contact Name: Robin Spiegel's
Credentials: Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist, Aromatherapist and energy worker
Website: https://www.amtamassage.org/famt/RobinSpiegel

Fragrance can be soothing and promote powerful effects on your physical and mental state. Aromatherapy uses concentrated natural oils from flowers, leaves, roots, and other parts of a plant to enhance your well-being. Specific oils can lower stress, boost energy, alleviate headaches, evoke pleasant memories, relieve pain, or help in many other ways. Essential oils have shown to be effective at managing the side effects of cancer. Robin utilizes sound healing, essential oils, chakra balancing, flower essences, gemstones and more in her practice. For the past 30 years, Robin has supported her clients to reach their highest potential through spiritual counseling, inspiration, empowerment, compassion and healing.

Relax, Renew & Rejuvenate with Sound Healing & Gentle Yoga
Contact Name: Karin Reetz, Reiki Master, Sound Healer and Stephanie Gould
Credentials: CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Karin is a Reiki Master and Sound Healer & Stephanie is a CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Websites: https://www.kariomhealing.com/ and http://www.soundbodyoga.com/

Stephanie and Karin’s workshop was a special offering that left you feeling relaxed, renewed and rejuvenated.
The workshop included gentle yoga focused on decreasing stress with specialized breath work proven to reduce anxiety. The yoga was enhanced by the sound frequencies of multiple Tibetan singing bowls. The healing vibrations remove stress and retune body, mind and spirit to induce a deep state of relaxation where true healing becomes possible.

The Importance of Exercise and Movement During and After Treatment for Optimal Recovery
Contact Name: Stephanie Kiley
Credentials: Occupational Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist
Website: http://stephaniedessikiley.com/

Learning how to move your body after surgery, radiation and/or reconstruction can be challenging and scary. Stephanie guides patients through this process, allowing them to recover as best as possible. She will explain how the entire body is connected and we will learn stretches that can help alleviate painful scars, reconstructed areas, neck and shoulder pain. Handouts of all exercises will be included. Stephanie Dessi Kiley is an occupational therapist and certified lymphedema therapist with over 17 years of experience working with patients who have had oncology treatment. She works with patients during all phases of their treatment - before, during and after, depending on their needs. She feels strongly about patient education and teaching patients to be as proactive as possible.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Medical Marijuana
Contact Name: Dr. Lynn Parodneck
Credentials: Licensed physician & certified medical marijuana prescriber in New York State
Website https://www.drlynnparodneck.com/

With the passage of The Compassionate Care Act by Governor Cuomo in January 2014, health care providers can recommend the use of medical marijuana under carefully controlled circumstances to help alleviate symptoms caused by certain diseases, including cancer. This is a legal option for symptomatic relief for the diseases for which it is available. Qualifying conditions include: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, ALS, Parkinson’s, MS, Spinal cord injury with spasticity, Epilepsy, Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, Neuropathy, Huntington’s Disease, Chronic Pain, PTSD. Lynn was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 after a routine mammogram/sonogram. A graduate of New York Medical College she completed her internship at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, NYC. She completed her residency in OB/Gyn at NYU/Bellevue and was in private practice in Manhattan. She currently resides and practices in the Mount Kisco area.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Discovering Your Resilience and Strength through Visualization and Meditation
Contact Name: Jackie Berner & Julie Engerran
Credentials: Jackie is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor & Julie is a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness
Websites: https://www.jackiefrederick-berner.com/ and http://www.julieengerran.com/

In this workshop, Jackie and Julie shared their knowledge of meditation and resiliency to help create balance in our lives through ritual. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” Cancer survivors know this all too well. We will unpack the many ways you can tap into your inner strength, share tools that help you manage anxiety, and connect to your joy while helping you foster self-compassion both during your cancer journey and for the rest of your life. The workshop included an introduction to mindfulness and a discussion on personal resilience, techniques and practices to foster your own resilience, a practice meditation, and tools to help in our daily lives. Jackie Berner is a certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor, a long-time meditator, and yoga practitioner. She is passionate about sharing the simple act of paying attention to our thoughts and breath, which help bring presence into our daily lives. Julie Engerran has been a student of yoga, meditation and mindfulness for nearly 20 years. After a cancer diagnosis, she began to more rigorously study positive psychology and human flourishing and is drawn to the role of mindfulness and purpose in personal resilience and organizational transformation.

DOWNLOAD NOW

Managing Sleep and Stress After Cancer
Contact Name: Dr. Marni Amsellem
Credentials: Clinical psychologist
Website: http://www.smarthealthpsych.com

Dr. Amsellem specializes in helping individuals who are adjusting to a medical diagnosis, health-related challenges, or other transitions. In this workshop, she discusses how our psychological functioning affects how we respond to stressful situations as well as our sleep. She will address ways we can build resilience to cope with challenges now and in the future.

Living Beyond Your Story
Contact Name: Aimee Elsner
Credentials: occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: http://www.healthandwellnessjunkie.com/about/

What happens when life stops you in your tracks? Do you just bail out and run away as fast as you can and let someone else take care of it? Or do you stand tall, dig your feet in and find the courage to move through the next chapter of life? Learn how to recharge and set future goals that YOU will ACHIEVE. It’s time to live life as who you are not as what your story has been.

Myofascial Release (MFR)
Contact Name: Maureen McCloskey
Credentials: Occupational therapist, a 200-RYT, Certified Baptiste Power Yoga Teacher, and is certified in Plant-Based Nutrition
Website: https://www.mfrtherapists.com/app/listings/therapist/?ID=1254

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a therapy that addresses restrictions and imbalances of the body, specifically in the muscles and connective tissue. It is used to heal and promote wellness, eliminate pain, restore movement and function, and improve every day performance. Self-treatment using a small ball can be taught and practiced. Maureen McCloskey is the owner of BodieMotion, (located in Rye Brook, NY) where she helps people heal better and faster. She is looking forward to helping everyone Feel and Release Fascial restrictions to achieve ease and flow for better health.

Energy Healing
Contact Name: Joan Carra
Credentials: Spiritual counselor
Website: https://www.psychicjoancarra.net/

The mind can be the most powerful doctor. Learn to understand the messages from your body and talk to each cell to create harmony and healing. Exercises include ways to sensitize your hands to see, feel and give subtle vibrations to yourself and others. Joan Carra shares guidance on matters of the heart and is also gifted medium. Joan’s spiritual counseling is recognized in six books including the first edition of The 100 Top Psychics in America, Psychic New York, and The Rational Psychic. Joan is available for private readings that include cards, palms and numerology.

Essential Oils
Contact Name: Robin Spiegel's
Credentials: Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist, Aromatherapist and energy worker
Website: https://www.amtamassage.org/famt/RobinSpiegel

Fragrance can be soothing and promote powerful effects on your physical and mental state. Aromatherapy uses concentrated natural oils from flowers, leaves, roots, and other parts of a plant to enhance your well-being. Specific oils can lower stress, boost energy, alleviate headaches, evoke pleasant memories, relieve pain, or help in many other ways. Essential oils have shown to be effective at managing the side effects of cancer. Robin utilizes sound healing, essential oils, chakra balancing, flower essences, gemstones and more in her practice. For the past 30 years, Robin has supported her clients to reach their highest potential through spiritual counseling, inspiration, empowerment, compassion and healing.

Relax, Renew & Rejuvenate with Sound Healing & Gentle Yoga
Contact Name: Karin Reetz, Reiki Master, Sound Healer and Stephanie Gould
Credentials: CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Karin is a Reiki Master and Sound Healer & Stephanie is a CYT, IAYT Yoga Therapist
Websites: https://www.kariomhealing.com/ and http://www.soundbodyoga.com/

Stephanie and Karin’s workshop was a special offering that left you feeling relaxed, renewed and rejuvenated.
The workshop included gentle yoga focused on decreasing stress with specialized breath work proven to reduce anxiety. The yoga was enhanced by the sound frequencies of multiple Tibetan singing bowls. The healing vibrations remove stress and retune body, mind and spirit to induce a deep state of relaxation where true healing becomes possible.

MEET OUR CLIENT NAVIGATORS

SANDY SAMBERG

Sandy is a licensed nurse practitioner.

SUSAN MARYNOWSKI

Susan also manages The Wig Exchange.

STACY WEISSBERG

Stacy is a licensed oncology social worker.

“I can handle my diagnosis.  I haven’t cried once yet because of it, but I’m crying from all of the kindness here.  It is touching me in a way I can’t explain.”

“I am beyond grateful for your kindness. You all made a very difficult situation into a hopeful one. The kindness and strength you have exhibited made the journey bearable and I cannot even begin to write how grateful I am. Thank you so much for taking the time to help me on this path and supporting me when I really didn’t have the strength to face this.”