The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. 

-Harriet Ann Jacobs



A Grateful Farewell
By: Heidi Puc, M.D., FACP, ABIHM

I have always been in awe of the practice of medicine, and as a doctor both in training and practice, have never taken for granted the sacredness of the doctor-patient relationship.  It is rare that patients see us when they are feeling balanced and well; usually, they are ill, distraught, and vulnerable, and look to a practitioner for solutions to achieve well-being.
News from the Integrative Health Symposium
Last month Dr. Stram and I were down in NYC for the Integrative Health Symposium. There were many speakers in attendance including Deepak Chopra and David Perlmutter (author of The Grain Brain). The symposium had a strong emphasis on nutrition and health.
Point of the Month: Kidney 3

As we enter the month of March we begin to transition from winter into spring. Some of the oldest Chinese medical texts suggested thousands of years ago that humans should live in harmony with the natural cycle of the seasons.
New! Rhythm & Flow Yoga
Tuesdays: 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This is an all levels class designed to help you find balance between the asana poses, movement, and sound. Experience pranayama, chanting, and light vinyasa with thoughtful sequencing. Focus is on alignment and is appropriate for beginners.

$12 per class; or prepay for 3 classes for $30. Click the button below for class details.
New! IV Therapies for Wellness and Prevention
At The Stram Center

Introducing our new program: intravenous therapy for wellness and prevention, increased energy, immunity, detoxification, and more. 

We often associate healthcare with "sick" care - but then where does wellness fit in? At the Stram Center, we believe that it is not only important to heal the body, but to also bring the body into its utmost state of wellbeing.
STRIVE
At The Stram Center

Wellness means something different to every individual and lifestyle. Whether you are looking to lose weight, gain more energy, learn how to eat right for your body's needs, or simply feel your very best - this program is for you.
New! Lyme Support Group for Teens and Young Adults
3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 PM (The Stram Center: Delmar)

What: A free support group for all teens and young adults who are afflicted with Lyme are welcome! You do not have to be a patient at the Stram Center. Share your story, find support for the unique challenges this age group has while facing Lyme disease. The group is lead by Julia Rinaolo jrinaolo@skidmore.edu and Kelsey O'Brien: kkobrien1023@aol.com. Feel free to contact them.

When: Every third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM.  Please check our calendar for any cancellations!

Adult Lyme Support Group
2nd Tuesday of the Month at 6 PM

Worldwide Lyme
Join us in the lobby of our Delmar location - we welcome you to come share your stories, frustrations, achievements and find support and guidance.  Family and friends are welcome! FREE. 



Yoga For Bone Health
At The Stram Center
Our Yoga for Bone Health is focused on anatomy and proper alignment to improve your posture and balance, give you greater flexibility and range of motion, decrease stress and help counteract osteoporosis.

Yoga for Bone Health is Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM. Class size will remain small for individual assistance. Click the button below for more details.
Beginner's Yoga
Saturdays: 10 AM to 11 AM

If you are curious or have wanted to try yoga for enhanced health and well being, this beginner yoga class will gently guide you through common poses used in yoga classes. 

3 classes pre-paid: $30, drop in class: $12 
The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine
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