The beginning of the year seems like a perfect time to center yourself, find what relaxes you, and take a trip to Grounded Goddess in downtown Schenectady.
Grounded Goddess (127 Jay Street, Schenectady) opened a few months ago, with a ribbon-cutting in November 2021. According to Schenectady Metroplex, owner Christina Maisonette said, “I chose to open a business in Schenectady because this is my hometown. For me, this is a great opportunity to provide a safe and welcoming space for the community. There is a lot of good here and a lot of good people, and to be able to contribute to Schenectady is a great accomplishment for me.”
Grounded Goddess will be your first stop in Schenectady for your spiritual needs like crystals, smudges, journals, tarot decks, and more. They even offer hand-crafter tea blends that you can try for free at the hot chocolate/tea station. At their Refillery Station, they give you the opportunity to save the environment and get some all-natural, organic hair and body care goods.
Maisonette said, “In addition to the products we offer, we host monthly classes such as yoga, journaling, meditation, and soul sessions. Our goal is to be able to provide a safe space for people to come heal, learn, and expand their knowledge of their spiritual journey, heal from past trauma, and to be able to speak openly without judgment, knowing they have a great support system.”
Along with the products, they can help direct you to the types of products that you’re looking for. She also offers two subscription boxes. You can get the monthly goddess box ($30) or a tarot membership with 4 x 15min tarot readings ($80). Keep an eye on their Facebook and Instagram as they continue to grow in the space with new products and upcoming events.
This is all something that I’ve always been curious to explore but never knew the place to start, happy to see them in Schenectady!