Spirit Festival Immersion on the Connecticut River

From September 13 through 15, Hartford, Connecticut’s riverfront will be the site of a brand new experience: Spirit Festival, a three-day immersive event celebrating yoga, wellness, music and dance. Participants are invited to unite at the soul level with others who share ...

Yoga’s Love Connection: Healing Power of Relationships to Transcend Trauma

“Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.” Dr. Bruce Perry penned those words back in 2006 when he wrote, “The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog,” a book that would become a seminal influence on our understanding of childhood ...

A Forever Bond: Connected in Life and After Death

Life, love, death. They are chronological and linear, yet not finite. But the bond with a loved one after death is indeed “infinite.” Ask the person whose “love of their life” died in their arms, saw their “spirit” leave their body and ascend into the universe to find "their" place ...

Family Matters: What Does It Mean to Have a Child with Autism?

Linda ’s intention was to run in and out of the mall to grab a pair of khakis for her oldest child’s choir concert, but her youngest, Alex, was transfixed, watching the elevator. Alex wouldn’t move. His hands were flapping, and he screeched with delight as he watched ...

Is It Autism? PANS? Or Both? Questions Arise about the Blood-Brain Barrier

A new peer-reviewed medical research article made a big splash in the autism community when it was published earlier this year. The study, “Beyond the brain: A multi-system inflammatory subtype of autism spectrum disorder,” by R.P. Thom, et al, published ...

Anxiety Relief for Children: Balancing Energy Centers Open Expressive Paths

It’s no secret that today’s children and teenagers are stressed out, overwhelmed, and in need of some relief. This is the first generation to grow up truly immersed in the stimulus of technology, the pressure to succeed, and mounting global and environmental concerns. ...