Gina Clemente ~ is certified Reiki Master Instructor who for more then 15 years has grown as a natural intuitive through the power of Reiki. By practicing a compassionate approach and extended sense perception Gina has become a skilled energy healer. Channeling the gift of Reiki, Gina guides clients in a journey within themselves, opening access to their own ability to heal & grow. 

Gina has taught hundreds men & women across America how to access this natural energy healing technique for their personal and professional use. 

Though blessed to have built a private practice in her hometown of Saratoga Springs NY, Gina loves to bring her passion of Reiki healing wherever it is needed. She's available to teach individually or group settings.  She is member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals. Visit her website: or call Gina direct at (518) 791-6565. 

Her motto: “Be kind. Have a loving approach and always choose faith over fear.”

Jené Luciani is the bestselling author of The Bra Book, now in its second edition, and co-author of Get It! A Beauty, Style and Wellness Guide to Getting Your “it” Together, which is co-authored by Jacqueline Laurita (Real Housewives of NJ) and endorsed by Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and Joan Lunden. Jené Is a regular on-camera style expert on NBC’s Today, Dr. Oz, Wendy Williams and many others, and a 2017 TEDTalk speaker on every woman’s love/hate relationship with their bras. She’s a mom-of-four and resides in upstate New York with her family.

Shawnee Black is an Intuitive Counselor, who works with clients across the globe. When she is not talking with people about their career goals, she loves talking about their love lives. Tonight’s presentation, “What’s love Got To Do With It?” will be informative and entertaining, with time for questions.  Come one and come all, single ladies, married ladies, and every chick in between.  Full of humor and insight, the room is guaranteed to be full of love and laughter! (919) 802-1971

Anita Filbeck, inspiring mid-life women to embrace the encore of their lives.Tranformational Speaker, Registered Nurse and the Host of "Radiant After 50". She's on a quest to bring inspiration, new meaning and redefine mid-life for women. The women working with Anita are embracing and awakening to their most vibrant life yet. Anita's road-tested and time-proven strategies are helping women gain energy, create balance, discover long lost or new passions and best of all experience inner peace. 

Anita's philosophy is based on her unique understanding of the mind - body - heart connection, based on her years of experience in the traditional medical community and her years of study and mastery in many holistic practices.

Anita has recently launched her signature program "Creating New Possibilities" and her private mentoring practice on line. This enables her to reach and create a strong global community of women in mid-life. Anita Filbeck.

Pauline O'Connell, Spiritual Medium, is a conduit for your loved ones in spirit. She is able to communicate with spirit and pass the messages on to you. Pauline has been able to communicate with spirit at a very early age. She has helped many find comfort with the loss of a family member and friends. Being a spiritual medium requires always being a student, learning from different teachers, attending workshops, and most importantly listening to the people in front of her. Pauline has been studying with ​International Medium Robert Brown, ​for many years. As a mentor and friend he has opened many doors for her including a recent demonstration in Laguna Hills, CA. In 2004 Pauline became a Reiki Practitioner through the study with Loretta Grabowski. Pauline currently resides in the Glens Falls area and her office is conveniently located minutes from downtown Glens Falls. Pauline will be offering private readings on Saturday, see her Friday after her demo or contact her in advance by email at -  Facebook    

Melissa Wilson is a NYS Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, who attended the University of Rochester and has been a Healthcare Practitioner for 35 years, 25 years in Mental Health. Melissa completed a Certification Program in Mindfulness & Psychotherapy in May 2016 from The Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy.She continues her practice and studies with daily meditation practice, and involvement in a Sangha.She also has a private therapy practice in Glens Falls, NY and now offers half and full day retreats in the beautiful Adirondacks for those interested in Meditation and Mindfulness practices. Contact information can be found at

Adirondack Winery celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018 as the region’s premier winery; boasting a large selection of Award Winning wines - ranging from dry to sweet, red to white - that are all hand-crafted by their wine maker in nearby Queensbury. With two convenient Tasting Room locations (285 Canada Street in the heart of Lake George Village; and their new spot in Bolton Landing at 4971 Lake Shore Drive); Adirondack Winery’s Wine Tasting Experience ranks it as a top-rated attraction in our region. Walk in to either location to enjoy a wine tasting session, complete with souvenir wine glass and discover your new favorite wines by sampling from their diverse list under the guidance of a knowledgeable winery associate. Add locally made artisan cheese, chocolates, crackers, dessert wine, wine cocktail samples and more to your experience! A wide selection of unique wine related gifts are also on display. - 518-668-WINE

Adirondack Winery Tasting Room
285 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845
4971 Lake Shore Dr., Bolton Landing, NY 12814



Louis van Amstel, ​​Louis van Amstel has won 3 World Championships, has been nominated for an Emmy for his choreography, and is a professional of Dancing with the Stars of 10 seasons. He created LaBlast Fitness so that everyone, of all skill levels, could learn the true skill of dance. He believes that, “if you can clap it, you can dance it!” Join him for a LaBlast Fitness class during Girlfriends Getaway! 

Krystal Brayton, Brayton Photography is our event photographer. Please smile when you see her coming your way and visit her table on Saturday to see some of the beautiful work she does and the services she provides. Brayton Photography and Like us on Facebook.

Jessica Rubin, RYT200,  is a Yoga Alliance Certified Vinyasa instructor. She currently teaches at Hot Yoga in Queensbury and lives in Bolton Landing, NY. Jessica Rubin -

Kate Moss is a natural intuitive who has been reading tarot for over 30 years. She has a busy tarot business, Solidago Tarot. She reads for individuals in the Albany area and has read at many psychic fairs and events such as The Capital District Renaissance Festival, The  Masquerade’s Mad Hatter’s Ball, The Hudson Valley Hullabaloo, ScaryToga’s Parapalooza, Albany’s Larkfest and many corporate staff parties and events. Typical client feedback: "AMAZING...Dead-on accurate about what was going on, no ambiguity, great advice to correct a problem…. I am sincerely impressed! You need to check out her skills. My head is still reeling." You can also contact her at

Michelle Calzada is a graduate of SUNY Oswego with a BA in Psychology and has over 28 years of management experience in various challenging environments with people of diverse cultures, range of ages and abilities. She has spent 16 of those years working as a Spa and Fitness Director. She has experience with fitness instruction, meditation classes and wellness coaching for group and individual clients. 

She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, an Arbonne Independent Consultant, a certified Reiki Master and Meditation Guide. She takes pride in helping transform others' lives by improving their health, increasing their energy, and helping them towards their path to a healthy lifestyle. Her specialties include: Weight Loss, Emotional Eating, Brain and Mood Health, Stress Management, Healthy Cooking / Meal Planning, Diet and Detoxification, Food Allergies & Intolerance, Elimination Cleanses and Digestive Wellness.    -   -

Veronica Ross has always had a passion for plants. As far back as she can remember her father, now 98, would have her out in their vegetable and herb gardens, while her mom would cook farm to table before it was mainstream. Majoring in botany, her studies have taken her from Panama and Costa Rica to Africa and the Caribbean. Her time at the Bronx Zoo as the supervisor of tropical horticulture, gave her the opportunity to design tropical exhibits recreating the natural environment for their exotic animal collections.

Managing gardens and growing annuals and herbs have enabled Veronica to branch out on her own. Natural Surroundings North Inc. designs, creates and maintains heanging baskets, containers, and gardens for many local hotel, homeowners, and businesses. Workshops and a diverse array of plants are offered at the retail shop and greenhouse in Bolton Landing. -

Beth Tiger has been a professional coach and public speaker for over 12 years, with the central idea of her work being that each person is diving being and already has what they seek within them. She loves creating opportunities for women to awaken to their incredible potential, but holds firm to the notion that she is merely a "doula" for those giving birth to their own miracles. Beth Tiger is Executive Director and Founder of  DURGA TREE INTERNATIONAL, an international anti-trafficking non-profit as well as owner of Angels at Lake Shore Gallery in Bolton Landing, NY.

Herman Johnson, the area's only NeuroPsychoPerformanceOlogist, specializing in stress relief, changing unwanted behaviors & habits, and teaching coping skills to perform better in life, business, sports, and relationships. As I have in many arenas throughout the U.S. as well as Farmer's Markets, Corporate sites, Businesses, Universities and sundry environments.

Herman Johnson: NeuroPsychoPerformanceOlogist
Sports Psychology Coach
Sports & Clinical Hypnotist
Myoskeletal Alignment Therapist
Personal Fitness Trainer

Getaway in Bolton Landing


Amie Guyette Hall, "The Square Foot Gardening Health Coach" - “As a coach, I put the power back in YOUR hands.  As a teacher, I put YOUR hands into the garden and into YOUR kitchen.” Amie connects individuals, children and families to their food, their community and the land…one square foot at a time. A Certified Holistic Health Coach and member of the American Association of Drugless Practicioners (AADP), she is a 2007 Graduate of The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. A grassroots activist, Amie combines her experience of food and cooking with her work as Education Director with the Square Foot Gardening Foundation.  She was personally mentored by its founder, Mel Bartholomew. Realizing the importance of expanded global reach, Amie led the way as visionary to help write, launch and teach their online instructor certification course. Her school’s mission to “create a ripple effect that improves the health and happiness of the world” goes hand in hand with the mission to “end world hunger.” Amie has been instrumental in creating school gardens strongly rooted to curriculum. She works closely with all ages and abilities, including Adults on the Autism Spectrum and Boy Scouts. Her love of the North Country finds her on Lake George in the Summer, and drawn to the trails at Gore Mountain in the Winter.  Amie lives in Fairfield, CT.  FromYourInsideout

Janice Garong is an Arthur Murray Saratoga Springs Instructor and supervisor. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education - major in Physical Education, Health, Music and Arts. Her dance knowledge varies from ballet, contemporary, jazz, modern dance and her recent venture, ballroom. She has been dancing professionally for 15 years and is a well-traveled international performer in pursuit of her passion for dance. Now, residing in Saratoga Springs, she continues to share her passion to all ages and form, and believes that dancing changes peoples lives. It's never too late to start now. She's here to represent her studio, come join her for an interactive demo on Friday night and burn the floor with her rhythm class on Saturday. 518-691-0432,

Brenda Cary O'Brien ​is a Reiki Master/Teacher, Crystal Therapeutics Practitioner, Feng Shui Consultant,  Transpersonal Counselor, and space clearer. She has been working in the healing arts since 1995, and her practice includes dowsing and entity removal. She has taught and lectured in Adirondack Community College, Bennington College, Key 2 Joy Community Wellness Center, The Art of Reiki in Troy, Massage at Saratoga,   Adirondack Community Acupuncture, Saratoga Continuing Education, and the Caldwell, Johnsburg, and Mechanicville Public Libraries. 

Wauneata Waller - Organizer/Chair of Girlfriends Getaway in Bolton Landing for nine years. She has been a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA Essential Oils for 4 years, which has turned into a passion.  She enjoys sharing and educating people on the amazing therapeutic benefits of essential oils. Wauneata is certified in doTERRA's AromaTouch Technique and has been a Certified Reiki Master for more than 15 years. She offers free monthly essential oil classes in Bolton Landing and throughout the year on Facebook. Please contact her for more information or to be invited to her next class.   -, 518-644-3880