03/01/16 7:52am
Christie Hoyt of Wading River strikes a zenlike pose. (Credit: Madison Fender)

Christie Hoyt of Wading River strikes a zenlike pose. (Credit: Madison Fender)

For 61-year-old mindfulness meditation instructor Charmaine Henderson, discovering the so-called path to enlightenment arose from a feeling of discontent.

In the 1980s, the now-retired Cutchogue attorney was being treated for anxiety, but her feelings of worry persisted as treatment drew to a close.

“I began to wonder, ‘Well, what else might there be?’ ” she recalled. “There was just this sense of anxiety about what was going to happen next.”  (more…)