Dr. Tashi Rabten is from Tibet. He received his medical degree from Lhasa School of traditional Tibetan medicine. He has been a practitioner of Tibetan medicine for the past 30 years.  Dr. Rabten’s specialty is treating patients with natural Himalayan healing products, which he developed himself. Dr. Rabten holds a MBA degree from Iona College and is a professor at Western Connecticut State University. 

Dr. Tashi Dolma is from Tibet. She received her medical degree from Qinghai University’s School of Medicine where she studied Western medicine and traditional Chinese acupuncture. Dr. Dolma also studied the traditional Japanese method of acupuncture with Kiko Matsumoto as well as Wesley’s five-element acupuncture at the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in New Jersey. Dr. Dolma has been a practitioner of traditional eastern medicine for over 30 years and is licensed to practice acupuncture in both New York and Connecticut.  Dr. Dolma also studied Functional Medicine at Functional Medicine University and is a Certified practitioner of Functional Medicine. 

Geshe Lobsang Dhargye was born in the exile Tibetan community of Bomdila, in Northeastern India. At age 10 he entered the renowned Sera Mey Monastery where he began his monastic life and education. In 1994 Geshe Dhargye received the vows of a fully ordained monk (a bhikshu in Sanskrit) directly from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. In 1996 Geshe Dhargye, after 15 years of intense Buddhist studies, took and completed his doctoral examination on Buddhist theology and was awarded the Geshe Lharampa degree, the highest monastic degree in Tibetan Buddhism. Geshe Dhargye currently resides and teaches at the Do Ngak Kunphen Ling temple in Redding, CT.

David E. Wertheimer, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Wertheimer practices Functional Medicine - a dynamic approach to assessing, preventing and treating complex chronic disease. His passion for practice is fueled by his belief that nutrient dense eating combined with aggressive reduction in exposure to environmental toxins, treatment of food sensitivites and appropriate use of supplements alters the way our genetics are manifest and leads to optimal function and healing of the human body. Dr. Wertheimer’s many career acheivements include a term on the Florida Board of Medicine and three years as Chief Medical Officer of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Dr. Wertheimer is a graduate of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and has been honored with fellowship in many prestigious organizations including the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians, the Society for Cardiac Angiography, the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology, and the American College of Angiology. He is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine, American Society of Clinical Nutrition and was a founding member of the Council on Geriatric Cardiology. Dr. Wertheimer lives in New Jersey with his wife Elena and his daughters Bianca and Carina. 

Lisa Green is a Certified Clinical Thermographer (CCT) and has been a practitioner for over 5 years, bringing non-invasive, pain-free, radiation-free "breast health" screenings to New York’s lower Hudson Valley. Thermography is a quick and easy clinical procedure that can assess pain and pathology anywhere in the body. Lisa uses thermography to asses an extensive list of health concerns including, but not limited to; breast health screenings, arthritis, back injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, artery inflammation, inflammatory pain, skin cancer, unexplained pain, sports injuries, digestive disorders, vascular disease and more.

Margaret Matsumoto has dedicated her adult life to teaching Tai Chi Chuan, including the tai chi form, qigong, push hands, sword, and meditation as passed to her by master teacher Patrick Watson and his teacher, Grandmaster Cheng Man-Ch’ing. For the past 41 years, “Matsu” has taught thousands of students, conveying the inner strength, practical health benefits, and flowing beauty of these meditative movement arts. She was a founding member of the NY School of T’ai Chi Chuan and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the international Tai Chi Foundation. Despite an active administrative role in her organization, Matsu’s favorite work is still teaching and also training others to teach (tai chi & qigong).

Linda Cali, LMT, NCTMB is a Healing Arts Practitioner. Linda has taught Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Self Healing and Yoga Nidra, throughout the Rockland, NY and NJ areas to thousands of students since 1977. Linda has taught privately, corporately and in Ramapo Central School District,  Clarkstown School District, Robert Yeager Health Complex, Rockland Community College and Nanuet Continuing Education. She was an affiliate at the United Nations for 5 years in the capacity of Yoga and Meditation Instructor. Linda has over twenty years’ experience as a Massage Therapist with the ability to understand and address a client’s special requirements. She is also a former hospice worker, which has imparted it’s own life wisdom. 

 

Dekyi Tsomo was born in Tibet.  She completed her undergaduate studies in psychology at Hunter College. She is also a 2009 graduate of the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy in New York City. Dekyi has been a licensed practitioner of massage therapy for over 7 years and has been apprenticing under Drs. Dolma and Rabten in eastern medicine and acupuncture. 

Naomi began practicing yoga and meditation in 2001, and immediately fell in love. From her very first class she knew that yoga was more than just a practice on the mat, but a way of life, an opening and awakening of the mind, and a vehicle to self-realization of the spirit. A passionate student of all types of yoga, Naomi has over 600 hours of training in Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar, Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga, as well as pranayama and meditation techniques. Her passion comes through in her challenging yet playful classes that interweave together the Yang and the Yin while focusing on maintaining the breath throughout and listening to the teacher within. For more information about Naomi and her classes please visit www.playfulyogi.space or visit her Yoga Alliance profile.

Rich Brodeur is a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher, Shaman and STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor.  He offers a healing and awakening approach to the ancient lineage of Kundalini Yoga & Meditation. Rich is known for bringing his sense of humor and deep understanding of the layers of one’s BE-ing to each class, resulting in a profound healing experience in many dimensions.  Rich is the co-founder of CORE-do Wellness, and co-creator of the Aquarian Medicine Shamanic Practitioner Program.

Elaine Bartlett

My life work (Light Work) is devoted toward helping people see clearly, in living Technicolor, that you are the light of the world made manifest. For over 35 years, I have been exploring, learning and mastering subjects that could support me in my endeavor to drive this simple fact home in any way that made sense to the seeker.

 

My initiation into the subtle world of energy healing came at an early age when I studied the art of Hand Analysis. Additional initiations then came fast and furiously as I studied and mastered Astrology and Numerology – all extraordinary tools.  

 

Thriving on that which is balanced and beautiful, I next wove Interior Decorating into my tapestry of skills. As I grew in understanding and compassion, doors opened for me in several healing modalities – color therapy, the ability to channel the life-affirming messages of Angels and Ascended Masters, the ancient wisdom of the I Ching: A Book of Changes, Pranic Healing, Crystal Healing and communication with the Mineral Kingdom - each new discipline was intertwined with the wisdom of the Laws of the Universe. In turn, these Laws or Principles brought a greater depth, clarity and strength to my work.

Hope Altkin received her degree in Therapeutic  Massage from the Swedish Institute in NYC  in 2000.    An intuitive healer,  she has  also  studied  Aromatherapy, Polarity Therapy, Reiki, Trager Method, Rosen Method, LomiLomi Massage, Trigger Point Massage ,,and is  certified in Craniosacral Therapy, Swedish Massage , Shiatsu, Reflexology,  Zero Balancing and the Bars Method.   A longtime Hatha Yoga practitioner and past student and teacher of Robert  Masters and Jean Houstons’ work  (Listening to the Body,) her passion is to help bring healing in the moment,  working with clients to create their session,  as well as teaching and fostering  an awareness of our  power to assist in our own healing.   She has worked with chiropractors, in private practice… and as a spa therapist at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York (2008 -2012.)  She has been a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) since 2000. 

Venerable Tendrol studied Buddhism with Dr. Jan Willis at Wesleyan University in the 1980s. She lived in Madison, WI, and attended teachings given by Geshe Lhundup Sopa and Jangtse Choje Rinpoche Losang Tenzin at Deer Park. In 2004, she received the certificate of completion for FPMT's Foundation of Buddhist Thought program. In 2008, she had the good fortune to receive novice ordination vows from Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa. In 2017, she received the certificate of completion for the FPMT Masters Program (home study). Ven. Tendrol has led classes and served on the board of Guhyasamaja Center since 2006. 

Tykarah Pitt has received her certification in Massage and Hydrotherapy from the Finger Lakes School of Massage and studied Archaeology/Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. She has also studied AromaTherapy, PreNatal/PostNatal Massage, Traditional Womb Care, Shiatsu, and Balinese Massage.  The daughter of Jamaican immigrants Tykarah grew up with the Rastafarian principles of ONE LOVE. ONE PEOPLE. ONE WORLD. Always bubbly and adventurous Tykarah has traveled to Indonesia, South Africa, Japan, Jamaica, and more all while meeting new people and learning traditional healing practices. She studied Balinese Massage while in Indonesia and regularly incorporates those techniques into her massage style. She has also studied and practiced the traditional African beliefs of Kemeticism( Ancient Egpyt) and Myalism (Orisha Worship) these are the basis of her self-energy healing.

 

She is a proud member of AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association).

 

For appointments please call 845-818-2440 or email bluelotusmassagerockland@gmail.com

 

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Connie Coker, as a Nurse and a Midwife,  offers women of all ages Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®️ and Holistic Pelvic Care™️.  In addition to these gentle hands on techniques Connie is available for consultations about menstrual/menopausal issues, fertility, promoting a healthy pregnancy, and gynecological concerns.

Arvigo®️ Therapy is founded on ancient Mayan techniques to enhance normal positions of the abdominal/pelvic organs and to reduce muscular tension in order to promote the flow of arterial and venous blood, lymph, neural messages, and chi.  

 

For an appointment or for additional information call 845-348-1525 or email connie@sacredvesselcare.com.  www.sacredvesselcare.com

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