MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- SpaChiara Wellness Center in Mount Kisco is hosting a free "Meditation in Pink" session to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Oct. 23.
The session is set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at SpaChiara Wellness Center at 333 N. Bedford Road in Mt. Kisco, according to the release. The "Meditiation in Pink" experience will "teach women how to create 'pockets of peace' in their hectic and stressful lives," according to the release.
Dr. Sharon DeChiara, MD, FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and owner of SpaChiara Wellness Center, said in the release she "performs many breast reconstructions due to the ravages of breast cancer" and "feels that providing tools of empowerment including the practice of meditation is of huge benefit to women in order best deal with life on a daily basis as well as when faced with major challenges," according to the release.
“I created SpaChiara to be a wellness center that incorporates an integrative spectrum of services in order to address my client’s needs on the outside as well as within," DeChiara said in the release. "Meditation is a practice that is priceless because we can use it on a daily basis to relieve stress and promote healing which is critical especially when we are faced with more severe issues.
"We are offering ‘Meditation in Pink’ in honor of all of the brave women that have dealt with breast cancer and it’s a way for us to pay it forward by offering an hours worth of this very important practice which may be something that these women have never thought about, but may now incorporate into their lifestyle.”
The free one-hour session will be led by Joan Forlow, a medical esthetician who also practices Reiki and Reflexology Healing sessions at SpaChiara Wellness Center, according to the release. Joan is set to "share some of her tools for relaxing and releasing stress that she has cultivated over 25 years of study and practice," according to the release.