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Conservation Allows for a Breath of Fresh Air

Conservation Allows for a Breath of Fresh Air

By on Oct 12, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

This week Evan discusses some of what he has discovered about the easement and the process of conservation. Effective environmental stewardship presents many challenges and overcoming these allows the benefits of natural ecosystem services to be felt far and wide. Greetings everyone! The second week of my project is geared towards research and exploring some of the...

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Retreatant Reflections

Retreatant Reflections

By on Oct 8, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

Recently we asked past retreatants to tell us more about how OM Sanctuary has supported their personal growth through our mission to inspire healthy lifestyle practices through holistic education and connection with nature. Understanding how stress impacts physical health and mood, our retreat focuses diligently on creating a peaceful environment to assist you in...

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“Helping Hands and Healing Lands”

“Helping Hands and Healing Lands”

By on Oct 4, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

OM Sanctuary is excited to introduce our new Sustainability Intern, Evan Novell. He will be with us for six weeks from the University of South Florida, helping us further our Holistic Management Plan started in 2014 by intern Rachel Newcomb from William Smith College in Geneva, NY. In our quest to be better stewards for the planet, Evan will be helping to educate...

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Benefits of fall foliage

Benefits of fall foliage

By on Sep 29, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

Did you ever wonder why there is a surge of energy for a number of individuals when summer begins to transform into fall? Why is there this urge to get out and view, or walk in the landscapes that are flooded with deep reds, bright oranges, and vibrant yellows? If you have ever read about color therapy, or how your moods can be affected by colors surrounding your...

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Interview with ED Jonathan Frappier

Interview with ED Jonathan Frappier

By on Sep 26, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

Jonathan Frappier is OM Sanctuary’s first full-time Executive Director. Raised in North Carolina, Jonathan has an extensive background in nonprofit executive management. He is also a husband and father, who enjoys spending time with his family and taking part in many of the practices that OM Sanctuary values, such as: yoga, meditation, connecting with nature, and...

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Welcoming OMS’ Artist-in-Residence

Welcoming OMS’ Artist-in-Residence

By on Aug 23, 2016 in OM Sanctuary Blog | 0 comments

Join OM Sanctuary in welcoming Yeye Osun Omileye M.Ed., NCC, (Omi) as our current Transformational Artist-in-Residence! Omi is an artist, healer, author, mother and mindfulness teacher. From a very early age her African-Caribbean family impressed the Ubuntu philosophy, “I am because you are,” onto her. Today she lives this ideal with great depth and purpose. Omi has...

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Home Content Part 2

By on Oct 5, 2014 in Homepage Boxes | 0 comments

During your visit you have the opportunity to experience cell phone free common areas, participate in a variety of holistic classes, access the wellness center, hike the woodland trail, enjoy the gardens and waterfall within a nurturing, supportive community. Bring peace and balance back into your life; look for an up-coming program, personalize your retreat, or...

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Home Box 6

By on Oct 10, 2013 in Homepage Boxes | 0 comments

OM Monthly Newsletter OM Featured Article - Beeing Mindful of Pollinators OM Plant Medicine -bee balm- OM Recipe - Bee Balm Summer Blend Tea OM Recipe OM Plant Medicine OM Plant Medicine OM Recipe OM Featured - medicine bowl OM Plant Medicine- lemon-balm- Monthly Practice - lilypad Recipe - Vegan-Lemon-Blueberry-Scone-5 OMS November Monthly Practice OMS Plant...

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