WELLNESS

Photo Credit: Joanna Kosinka

Photo Credit: Joanna Kosinka

Ascend is a community with your well-being at its heart. In addition to daily yoga and pilates classes, workshops and festivals, our studio offers wellness services and treatments.  From acupuncture, aromatherapy and chakra balancing to Ayurvedic health consultations, psychotherapy and herbal medicine, our team takes a holistic mind, body and spirit approach to your well-being..

Our ground floor is also home to two local enterprises that compliment our mission. The Cold Spring Apothecary is a health and beauty company with medicinally-focused and remedy-based products. The Pantry is a local coffee roaster and bottler of its own line of healthy juices, elixirs and sparkling teas.

Ascend is a community with your well-being at its heart. In addition to daily yoga and pilates classes, workshops and festivals, our studio offers wellness services and treatments.  From acupuncture, aromatherapy and chakra balancing to Ayurvedic health consultations, psychotherapy and herbal medicine, our team takes a holistic mind, body and spirit approach to your well-being..

Our ground floor is also home to two local enterprises that compliment our mission. The Cold Spring Apothecary is a health and beauty company with medicinally-focused and remedy-based products. The Pantry is a local coffee roaster and bottler of its own line of healthy juices, elixirs and sparkling teas.

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Masha Schmidt, Wellness Director

A NYS-licensed acupuncturist, Masha has also trained as a yoga instructor, herbalist and aromatherapist.  For techniques such as Chakra balancing and facial rejuvenation, she creates custom aromatherapy blends and essential oils. Masha facilitates Ascend’s monthly Sister Circle and Open Circle for families.

She holds a BA in psychology, a MSAc in Acupuncture and employs Advanced Esoteric Acupuncture utilizing sacred geometry in conjunction with tuning forks, crystals and herbs in session.

Treatments include:
Acupuncture
Chakra balancing
Herbal medicine
Aromatherapy

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Jessica Anduze, Ayurvedic Health Counselor

Jessica received a 650-HR certification from the Kripalu School of Ayurveda.  Her practice integrates the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with modern day living.  She is also a 200-HR certified Kriplau Yoga Teacher and weaves these teachings with her knowledge of Ayurveda to build holistic plans for wholesome and whole-hearted living.

Consultations are education-based and provide clients with tools sourced from Ayurvedic theory to help them make practical decisions to increase their longevity, vitality and overall well-being. Jessica’s background includes a career as a Data Reporting Analyst and a B.A. in Psychology and Business from the University of Albany.

Treatments Include:
Ayurvedic health consultation
Seasonal Follow-Ups
Annual Ayurveda Package

To book an appointment, email:
jessica@ascendcenter.com
For questions, call (315) 486-5369.

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Lynne Ward, LCSW

A NYS-licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lynne has practices in Cold Spring and New York City.  She received her MSW from New York University and has received additional training in divorce mediation.  In her private practice, she works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, group and couples therapy.

Lynne grew up on a peanut farm in North Carolina.  After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from UNC-Chapel Hill, she worked in New York City’s corporate world until finding her true calling in psychotherapy.

Consultations Include:
Individual Psychotherapy
Couples Therapy
Divorce Mediation

To book an appointment, email:
lynneward99@gmail.com
For questions, call (917) 597-6905.