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Proud to be Vegan

Sharon Gannon in D.C. for Yoga Class and Catered Book Party by Terri Carr As Washington D.C.’s ‘Proud to be Vegan’ and Jivamukti Affiliated Yoga Studio, Buddha B Yoga Center is sponsoring Sharon Gannon’s yoga class and catered book party at the Washington Convention Center September 27. Gannon will lead a yoga workshop from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and ... Read More »

Hambrock Holistic Healing Center Takes Care of the Whole Person

by Samatha Hudgins Much like putting two puzzle pieces together doesn’t show the entire picture, healing just one part of a person won’t make them whole. That’s why Hambrock Holistic Healing Center aims to take care of a person’s mind, body and soul—all of which founder Connie Hambrock believes interconnect. To achieve the goal of mind, body and soul total ... Read More »

Culinary Herbs Provide Spice and Health

by EleonoraGafton Herbs and spices have a deep history in evolution and haveplayed an integral part of in civilization. With the discovery of fire, humans realized that they couldcook food instead of just eating it raw, thus introducing the craft of cooking into the culture became the most revolutionary phenomena. Cultures realized that they couldchew cooked foods better, spend less time ... Read More »

Kids and Family Yoga in DC: Nutrition for Body and Mind

by Grace Ogden Do you have children in your life? Doing yoga with them can be restorative and fun and, if you take a class, a way to make friends with other parents and kids. Add in the essential brain nutrition that yoga gives children and you can forever let go of any guilt about ditching housework for a family ... Read More »

Yoga and Grief

By Yael Flusberg Getting up the mojo to find your mat can be daunting on many days, but it is mission impossible in the midst of grieving the death of a loved one. There is no way to know how long grief will stay or when it will return. Just as often, grief shows up without warning. Grief is often ... Read More »

Level Fitness

Living Level, Obtaining Balance in the Mind, Body and Soul Ten years ago in the heart of Cabin John, a little gym first opened its doors to invite members of the Cabin John, Potomac, North Potomac and Bethesda communities to obtain better lives through fitness in an environment one can only describe as unique. Level, A Unique Fitness Club, aptly ... Read More »

The Benefits of Local Bees and Their Honey

by Alison Gillespie Any warm weekend, shoppers can be found in long lines at farmers markets, waiting to buy local honey. This is even true in cities likeBaltimore, D.C. and Philadelphia,where honey often sells for $10 to $25 a bottle. In New York, one urban farming company made foodie headlines when it offered its Brooklyn-made honey for $40 a pound—and ... Read More »

Fossil fuel divestment campaigns thriving in D.C. Region

by Jeffrey Weisner The world’s carbon-based economies have a problem. Scientists say we must limit global warming to 2°C to avoid catastrophic climate change. To meet this goal, we can burn only 565 gigatons more carbon. But the fossil fuel industry has 2,765 gigatons of carbon in their proven reserves—nearly five times the threshold amount—and every day they are searching ... Read More »

Depression: We Can Learn from Robin Williams

by Dr. Chas Gant, M.D. The tragic suicide of beloved comic actor, Robin Williams, left most of us with sadness and shock. It is time to ask the difficult questions: how and why do tragedies like this happen, and what can be done about it? The solution to this epidemic begins by asking—how many people, including professionals, are aware that ... Read More »

Fossil fuel divestment campaigns thriving in D.C. Region

by Jeffrey Weisner The world’s carbon-based economies have a problem. Scientists saywe must limit global warming to 2°C to avoid catastrophic climate change. To meet this goal, we can burn only 565 gigatons more carbon. But the fossil fuel industry has 2,765 gigatons of carbon in their proven reserves—nearly five times the threshold amount—and every day they are searching for ... Read More »