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.

Masha Schmidt, Wellness Director

A NYS-licensed acupuncturist, Masha has also trained as a yoga instructor, herbalist, aromatherapist and energy healer.  She creates custom aromatherapy blends and essential oils for use with facial rejuvenation techniques and facilitates Ascend’s monthly Sister Circle and Open Circle.

She holds a BA in psychology, a MSc in Acupuncture and employs Advanced Esoteric Acupuncture utilizing sacred geometry and Chakra balancing in conjunction with gemstones, crystals and herbs in session.

Treatments include:
Acupuncture
Chakra balancing
Herbal medicine
Aromatherapy

Schedule an appointment

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.

Masha Schmidt, Wellness Director

A NYS-licensed acupuncturist, Masha has also trained as a yoga instructor, herbalist, aromatherapist and energy healer.  She creates custom aromatherapy blends and essential oils for use with facial rejuvenation techniques and facilitates Ascend’s monthly Sister Circle and Open Circle.

She holds a BA in psychology, a MSc in Acupuncture and employs Advanced Esoteric Acupuncture utilizing sacred geometry and Chakra balancing in conjunction with gemstones, crystals and herbs in session.

Treatments include:
Acupuncture
Chakra balancing
Herbal medicine
Aromatherapy

Schedule an appointment