2017 Women's Wellness Weekend Presenters and TeachersBelow is an alphabetical list of 2017 Women's Wellness Presenters and Teachers, scroll down to see their complete biographies.
Rebecca Anguin-CohenRebecca Anguin-Cohen has been practicing yoga for over 20 years, and received teaching certification from master Kripalu instructors at the NY Open Center. She has studied with a range of leading teachers to integrate the mind-body connection to offer practices that affect energy and emotions in group and private classes. She is a sub and workshop teacher at MindBodySoul Yoga, teacher for local outdoor community classes, and a level II reiki healer practicing on both people and animals. Rebecca works in advertising and counters the stress with yoga, meditation, and tai chi practiced with groups in her neighborhood of Washington Heights in upper Manhattan. Her love of nature grounds her spiritual path—which is one of many reasons why she has so enjoyed teaching at Women’s Wellness since 2006!
Fre AtlastFre Atlast is a multi-instrumental performer, producer, resident teaching artist, composer, foley artist, community activist, Street Priestess, and founder of The Elders Drum Project. Her home base is the TRANSnDANCEnDRUM Center at 415 Main St. Rosendale, NY. www.eldersproject.org. firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie BirchDebbie Birch is a certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant. She began her career in health and fitness when she received her Pilates training at North Carolina School of the Arts, while studying to be a professional dancer. She went to New York City where she performed in several Broadway Musicals and National Tours. At the same time she taught an array of fitness classes at Broadway Dance and Manhattan Plaza Health Club. She also served as a personal trainer to many performers and celebrities. Debbie was the Activities Director, instructor and personal trainer at New Age Health Spa before developing Catskill Organic, a company dedicated to developing healthy alternatives to aging gracefully and maintaining a youthful appearance using organic plant based products. Currently Debbie is the Director and Certified Personal Trainer of the Wellness Center at Ellenville Regional Hospital. Devoted to the fitness and wellness industry since 1985, Debbie is a published writer, blogger, trains clients in the Sullivan and Ulster County areas and promotes her line of organic skin care products. Please “Friend” her on Facebook and go to her web site www.catskilorganic.com to gain access to her informative blogs and learn more about her products.
Priscilla Bright, MA (Lead facilitator of Women's Wellness Weekend)Priscilla Bright, MA, lead facilitator of Women's Wellness Weekend, is an international healer and national program leader who has worked in the holistic health and healing fields for over 30 years. She is the immediate past School Dean of the internationally known Barbara Brennan School of Healing, and is a presenter at Omega Institute and New York Open Center. Priscilla holds a Master's of Public Health in Health Behavior from the Boston University School of Medicine. Priscilla has her private practice in New York City, Rhinebeck and New Paltz, NY and also does phone session work that is deep and effective. Priscilla leads energy healing workshops on Brennan Healing Science, and also her Inner Healing and Life Renewal programs which are designed especially for the world's healers and nurturers. Program participants take profound steps towards more emotional strength and inner balance, as they are guided to release deeply held stress, and shift the self-limiting and depleting energy-field patterns that are often held by heart-focused individuals. For more information on all services and programs contact Priscilla directly at 845 417-8261 or at email@example.com. Programs are also listed on her web page priscillabright.com.
Alice Camara, L.AcAlice has been a practicing acupuncturist for 30 years. She is nationally certified (NCCAOM) and is licensed in NY state. Alice incorporates foot reflexology, organ massage, and structural acupressure into her treatments. Alice has been initiated in the Second Degree of Reiki healing, and will be offering acupuncture treatments throughout the weekend.
Bobbi Esmark has been practicing tai chi and qigong for nearly 25 years. She teaches in the mid-Hudson Valley in Stone Ridge, NY and at the Mohonk Preserve. Bobbi is a fine artist whose interest is in nature and the nature of being human. If you wish to contact Bobbi, her email is firstname.lastname@example.org and her phone number is 845-399-1033.