May, 2022 Harmony Way Newsletter

Harmony Way

May, 2022 Newsletter

By: Michelle Caron, Owner of Harmony Way in

Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Glitter Confetti Hearts

Welcome to the May, 2022 Harmony Way Newsletter!


May is a beautiful late-spring month of flowers, sunshine and new growth, at least here in Massachusetts. It is an excellent time to be outdoors, enjoying nature or planting something, even if only a few flowers or culinary herbs. Getting our hands in the dirt is not only grounding, but also great for our health! There are mindfulness benefits (article about this below), as well as a microbiome health boost from working in the soil.


May is also a great time to begin new projects and to learn something new. What are you planting this month?

Below you will find some great recipes, articles and workouts, as well as upcoming events. Whatever your plans are for May, enjoy and be well!


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Balloon spelling the word, "love"




*UPCOMING VIRTUAL EVENTS AT HARMONY WAY*

You can also check out the CALENDAR page on this website for upcoming events/classes/workshops.


💃 LIVE WEEKLY FITNESS CLASSES ON ZOOM 🧘‍♀️

Harmony Way Virtual Yoga & Zumba Fitness Classes

Pre-Registration Necessary

You'll also need the Zoom Cloud Meetings app to participate with video.

It's free and simple to install/use.




Virtual Class

Upcoming FREE Virtual Events

(Register With Michelle at Harmony Way)

With virtual classes and events, you can learn with me from anywhere in the world!


Next Free Virtual Event:


Drug-Free Core Shamanic Gathering

(Advance Registration Necessary)

To register, please send your name and email address to us at:

harmonywayhealing@gmail.com.

Date: Saturday, June 18th

1:00-3:00 PM (Eastern Time) on Zoom

This event is a supportive community of people sharing, communicating and meditating/journeying together. Those who are experienced at shamanic journey work/ceremony are welcome, as well as those with absolutely no prior experience. This is not a class/educational event, but rather an opportunity for growth, positive intention and healing with a like-minded group of compassionate individuals in a judgement-free, sacred space.






Harmony Way Virtual Home & Family Herbal Training Program

Harmony Way Virtual

Home & Family Herbal Training Program

*Prerequisite for

The Harmony Way Professional Herbalist Training Program*


More information about this program is here:

Home & Family Herbal Program

Over 60+ Hours of Herbal Education!

This program runs from March through December each year.



Harmony Way Virtual Professional Herbalist Training Program

*NEW!*

The Harmony Way Virtual

Professional Herbalist Training Program

*Prerequisite: Harmony Way Home & Family

Herbal Training Program*


Over 350+ Hours of Professional Level,

Experiential Herbal Training!

More Information:

Harmony Way Virtual Professional Herbalist Training Program

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Harmony Way Core Shamanic Healing and Counseling Training Program

Core Shamanic Healing & Counseling Classes:

(Only for those currently enrolled as students)


More information about this training program

(and its need-based, BIPOC/AAPI scholarship) is here:

Core Shamanism Program

All years of classes for training begin in September

(virtually).

*Applications for the next first year class will be accepted until July 1st, 2022 or until available spaces are filled.*





Herbal Tea

Wishing you a healthy, happy month!

This Month's Exercise Demos:

Group Exercise Class


4 Mile Brisk Boosted Walk in 50 Minutes with Leslie Sansone

(From: Self Empowerment)



Encanto Freeze Dance with Bruno -- Brain Break

(From: KidGo Coach Hayne)


There are two very different workouts above for you to try this month. First, there is a brisk walk that is sure to raise your heart rate and to help you feel refreshed. The second option above is brief, a kid's "brain break" workout, that involves dancing with the music, then stopping in place to "freeze" for a moment. This is one that the whole family can try.

Both videos should be a lot of fun.


*Always check in with your medical health provider for advice and guidance before starting a new workout program, being mindful of any existing conditions or injuries that you have, discussing these with a qualified medical professional prior to trying any workout.




This Month's Wellness Articles:

Reiki


Mindfulness for Your Health -- The Benefits of Living Moment by Moment

(From: NIH News in Health)



New Part of the Body Found Hiding in the Lungs

(From: Live Science)



Mindfulness is always a good idea! If we can learn to live more in the moment, to be as fully present as possible as often as possible, there are benefits for our brains, hearts, emotions, relationships and much more. The article above about mindfulness can share many of the details about those benefits. Additionally, there is an interesting article above about a recent scientific discovery! A new part of the body was found "hiding" in our lungs. That is sure to be an educational and enlightening read.


This Month's Yummy Recipe Links:

Vegan Bolognese Sauce

Blueberry Scones with Lemon & Lavender

(From: Rachel Steenland)

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Nut-Free

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Spring Vegetables

(From: From my Bowl)

Vegan, Gluten-Free



Blueberries? YES! Scones? Absolutely! Lemons? Sure! Pasta? Definitely! Above you will find this month's yummy recipes to try, if they appeal to you. Blueberry scones with lemon and lavender sound spring-like to me. Creamy lemon pasta with veggies sounds like a treat for warmer weather that would be quite refreshing, too. If you try either recipe, both are entirely plant-based and have gluten-free options. The scones are also nut and peanut-free. Delicious and nutrient-dense!



Spread Love

PS Keep exploring new places, hobbies and anything else that is interesting to you.

You will learn from your experiences and will likely make some great friends along the way, too.

💖Michelle





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