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Healing Arts in Housatonic, a Refuge for Body and Spirit

Housatonic — Christina Koldys is a seeker; she is also the holder of some well-kept secrets, gleaned over the course of a life well-lived in the Berkshires. Last week, despite her gardens lying dormant beneath the season’s second snowfall, a glimpse of her spirit was visible despite the season. A jaunty sign, at the edge of the walkway, reads: “Tomatoes. Take one or two.” It is this generosity and genuine sense of gratitude that seems to make Koldys tick. Today, from her home in Housatonic — a tiny hamlet of Great Barrington that is bustling with creative energy — she is not only using all of her talents, but also sharing them, in her latest venture: Giving Tree Healing Arts Center, a hub for holistic and spiritual services. Read more about Christina Koldys >