Welcome to The Center for Health and Healing

Melanie Ryan, LCSWR

The Center for Health and Healing, located in the heart of Mount Kisco, New York is a place for Holistic Studies and Holistic Health. Our mission is to bring Master Teachers and Holistic Learning Experiences to our local community so we may awaken our true nature with convenience and affordability. Visit our Wellness Center comprised of independent private practitioners who offer a variety of holistic therapies to meet your health and wellness needs.

Melanie Ryan, Founder & Director

Upcoming Events


Ubaka Hill Drumsong
The Art and Spirit of Drumming

ubaka hill
Saturday, July 26th 2pm - 6pm
A joyful exploration of the power and art of rhythmic and melodic hand drumming that facilitates the feeling of joy and wholeness. Learn to play world rhythms for personal transformation and healing as well as for community drumming. Experience the power and spirit of drumming that moves energy, stimulates and relaxes the mind and body. All levels are welcome. Hand drums and hand percussion are required for this workshop.

Ubaka Hill is an authentically original, energetic performer, composer, song writer, recording artist, motivational speaker, and hand drumming facilitator for 25 years. Her soul-vision and intention is to facilitate and inspire personal transformation, empowerment, healing and joy with music that moves you.

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Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation
with Melanie Ryan

Thursday, July 31st 6:45pm-8pm

Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support your meditation practice. Sitting and walking meditation instruction. Mindfulness/awareness meditation is an ancient practice of self discovery rooted in the notion that all humans have the ability to cultivate mental stability, clarity, and strength in being present with compassion and insight.

Held at our Wellness Center located at 153 East Main Street, Suite A1, Mt. Kisco NY pre-register $30 per session.

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The Healers Lounge
A Holistic Networking Event

Friday, September 5th

A networking event for Holistic Therapists and Wellness Practitioners. Please bring business cards, flyers, and materials to exchange with others. No fee.

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Meditation for Daily Life
with Melanie Ryan and Andy Steigmeier

Sunday, September 7th

In our fast-paced culture, the need to be still and without distraction is so important for our health and happiness. This class involves sitting and walking meditation, Dharma Teaching and a Q & A session.

Led by Melanie Ryan or Andy Steigmeier, learn and practice mindfulness meditation, no experience necessary. All levels welcome.

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Finding Your Soul Group: Past Life Regression
with Saundra “Cindy” Blum

Saturday, October 18th

Saudra “Cindy” Blum has facilitated Past Life Regressions for over 25 years and will take you on a mystical journey into the healing power of past life regression work. Gain a better understanding of your Soul Group and how these relationships serve you in your spiritual growth process.

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Energy Healing for Everyone
with Brett Bevell

Sunday, November 9th

Learn a simple yet powerful Essene-inspired energy-healing technique called Light of the Eternal One. This ancient healing system was rediscovered during a series of mystical experiences by world-renowned healer Brett Bevell. It accesses the infinite web of divine light underlying the matrix of all creation, and uses this light to reinforce our natural, spiritually awakened state, resulting in happiness, healing, and a renewed sense of purpose.

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