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    Setting Intentions for 2016! New Year’s Day Yoga Retreat 10:00 am
    Setting Intentions for 2016! New Year’s Day Yoga Retreat @ Yoga District 14th St
    Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Join us for a day-long yoga retreat at our 14th Street studio to welcome 2016 with holistic practices and community-building. We’ll begin with setting an intention for our day and year ahead around the theme ...
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    Roots and Culture Tour: Traditional Food and Herbal Medicine Journey
    Roots and Culture Tour: Traditional Food and Herbal Medicine Journey @ Centro Ashé, Manzanillo
    Jan 6 – Jan 13 all-day
    The Roots and Culture Tour is an incredible opportunity for all those interested in sustainable and just local agriculture as well as traditional herbal medicine. Join us in the amazing Talamanca Region of Costa Rica. ...
    Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation 5:45 pm
    Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation @ The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jan 6 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
    The objective of this 8-week meditation course is simple and practical: to support your natural state of well-being by reducing the stress that so often obscures it.
    Lecture: Integrative Indoor Health, Solutions for A Healthy Home 7:00 pm
    Lecture: Integrative Indoor Health, Solutions for A Healthy Home @ Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, Dolley Madison Library
    Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    David Young, MPH, will review the relationship of your home to your physical and mental health. Topics include mold, odors, dust, electrosmog and water quality.
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    Living Blame Free Intensive Retreat 7:00 pm
    Living Blame Free Intensive Retreat @ Capital NVC, Dupont Circle, DC
    Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm
    This 2-day Intensive is designed to offer:  a clear understanding of the cost of blame on our health and overall well-being; a comprehensive map of how to transform blame toward others, ourselves, or situations; a ...
    Integrative Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain 10:30 am
    Integrative Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain @ The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jan 8 @ 10:30 am
    Through March 11. Participants will learn therapeutic yoga techniques specifically designed to effectively manage chronic pain. All levels welcome.
    Deepening Practice – An Intensive Meditation Course 12:30 pm
    Deepening Practice – An Intensive Meditation Course @ The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jan 8 @ 12:30 pm
    Through March 11. Participants will have the opportunity to more deeply explore their own self-development with personalized guidance from an experienced facilitator.
    Integrative Yoga Therapy for Anxiety 2:30 pm
    Integrative Yoga Therapy for Anxiety @ The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
    Jan 8 @ 2:30 pm
    Through March 11. Participants will learn therapeutic yoga techniques specifically designed to effectively manage anxiety. All levels are welcome.
    Singles Sangha 7:00 pm
    Singles Sangha @ The Center for Mindful Living
    Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    A welcoming community of people who gather to experience a shared connection with others who are, by choice or by circumstance, single at this time in their lives. All varieties and ages of single people ...
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    3 Secrets to Getting It Done Without Hitting the Wall 8:30 am
    3 Secrets to Getting It Done Without Hitting the Wall @ M3 Wellness LLC, Online.
    Jan 9 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
    Success without [di] stress is impossible for many. Learn how Ayurveda helps us live and achieve without being overwhelmed or filled with anxiety and worry.
    Becoming a Minimalist: A Meaningful Life with Less Stuff 9:30 am
    Becoming a Minimalist: A Meaningful Life with Less Stuff @ Rising Phoenix Holistic Center
    Jan 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    It would be nice to be surrounded with items you absolutely love and find joy in owning and get rid of all the rest. Learn how to overcome the stuff and let go of the ...
    Discover Your Joy: The Power of the Flower 1:00 pm
    Discover Your Joy: The Power of the Flower @ Rising Phoenix Holistic Center
    Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Come and learn the power of the flower to gently restore the balance between mind and body by eliminating negative emotions, such as fear, worry, frustration, anxiety, tension, anger and indecision.
    Family Yoga and PJ Party 5:30 pm
    Family Yoga and PJ Party @ Lil Omm Yoga
    Jan 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
    Calling all Lil Omm families. Break out your best PJs, robes and furry slippers to join us for a very special family yoga class and PJ Party. All ages welcome. No yoga experience necessary. Please ...
    All Levels Flow Yoga to Support Common Good City Farm 2:30 pm
    All Levels Flow Yoga to Support Common Good City Farm @ Yoga District
    Jan 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Start your new year with inspirational giving through yoga and community. Join us in a benefit all levels flow yoga class to support Common Good City Farm.
    Children’s Sangha 4:15 pm
    Children’s Sangha @ The Center for Mindful Living
    Jan 10 @ 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
    For 5-12 year olds, accompanied by parents. The class provides young children with a Buddhist framework to explore their inner life, understand the causes of emotional stress and develop peace, wisdom and kindness.
    Moms Up!: Balance 6:30 pm
    Moms Up!: Balance @ Lil Omm Yoga
    Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Balance is a state that you achieve when all of the aspects of your life and self are in harmony and only you can determine what balance means to you. Come and learn what balance ...
    Free Demo Week
    Free Demo Week @ CityDance Pop
    Jan 11 all-day
    Lil Omm Yoga will be hosting sessions at CityDance Pop. These 6 week sessions will feature our signature prenatal, postnatal, baby and me and family yoga classes. Registration for sessions is now open on our ...
    REFUEL: A 7-Day Sugar Detox
    REFUEL: A 7-Day Sugar Detox @ M3 Wellness LLC, online.
    Jan 11 – Jan 17 all-day
    A detox program to help you kick your sugar addiction into high gear. Finally experience sweet freedom.
    Young Adult Survivors Workshop: How Vision Boards Can Help You After Cancer 6:30 pm
    Young Adult Survivors Workshop: How Vision Boards Can Help You After Cancer @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Explore the life you want to live after cancer and how a vision board can help you get there.
    Back School 7:00 pm
    Back School @ Neck, Back and Beyond
    Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    This class will teach you a proven system to care for your back and neck, recover from injuries and develop core strength and flexibility.
    Mindful Self-Compassion Class Series and Daylong 7:00 pm
    Mindful Self-Compassion Class Series and Daylong @ IMCW Center for Mindful Living
    Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Meets weekly until March 1 with half-day retreat Feb 13. With teachers Jeff Rosenberg and Jennifer Stanley.  Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience allowing us to really see ourselves, acknowledge unmet needs, motivate ourselves with ...
    Psychic Social Media 101 7:00 pm
    Psychic Social Media 101 @ Rising Phoenix Holistic Center
    Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Start your new year off right. Stop making excuses for why you don’t have time to expand your online presence for your holistic business and start learning how to make the internet work for you.
    Introduction to Mindfulness 7:30 pm
    Introduction to Mindfulness
    Jan 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Meets weekly until February 10 (5 Wednesdays)
    200-Hour Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training 8:00 am
    200-Hour Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training @ Casey Health Institute
    Jan 14 @ 8:00 am – Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm
    Also meets March 17-20, May 12-15 and June 16-19. 200 Hour Iyengar Yoga teacher training that meets the core requirements for both the IYNAUS Introductory level certification assessment exam AND Yoga Alliance 200 Hour RYT ...
    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training 6:00 pm
    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm
    This program is perfect for the avid yoga student who wants to become a yoga teacher or anyone that wants to deepen their personal practice.
    Mind-Body Therapies: Clinical Applications 6:30 pm
    Mind-Body Therapies: Clinical Applications @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm
    Learn how Mind-Body practices are reducing pain, improving quality of life, rates of survival for patients with cancer, heart disease and other conditions.
    Charity Social Hour 6:00 pm
    Charity Social Hour @ The Nature Conservancy
    Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    A local Meet-Up group is hosting a charity social hour in honor of The Nature Conservancy in Washington, D.C.
    200 Hour Teacher Training Winter Extended Session 7:00 pm
    200 Hour Teacher Training Winter Extended Session @ Yoga District
    Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 28 @ 9:00 pm
    Through Feb 28. Join Yoga District for our transformative 200 hour teacher training through an extended weekend training this winter.
    How to Start a Vegetable Garden 9:00 am
    How to Start a Vegetable Garden @ Prior Unity Garden
    Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Be ready to start your veg garden this spring with this fun and informative how-to class and workshop. A short walk to the Vienna Metro on James St, Fairfax, VA.
    MLK Day Volunteer Clean-Up 9:00 am
    MLK Day Volunteer Clean-Up @ Potomac Conservancy, Fletcher's Cove
    Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
     Join The Nature Conservancy and Potomac Conservancy for a volunteer clean-up event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
    Intuitive Remote Viewing 6:00 pm
    Intuitive Remote Viewing @ Rising Phoenix Holistic Center
    Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    With Mary Phelan. Intuitive Remote Viewing is a wonderful method which allows a person to access his or her own intuition.
    Exploring and Building a Headstand Practice 101 2:30 pm
    Exploring and Building a Headstand Practice 101 @ Yoga District
    Jan 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    This class is for practitioners looking to break down headstand and its variations. We will explore the different muscle groups that support this inversion and walk through the key physical components of headstand.
    Women’s Winter Retreat and Vision Board Party 7:00 pm
    Women’s Winter Retreat and Vision Board Party @ Lil Omm Yoga
    Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Join Pleasance for yoga, meditation, reflection, crafting and visioning where you will focus on what you really want in order to live your best 2016. RSVP by January 10th.
    Childbirth Education Class 7:00 pm
    Childbirth Education Class
    Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 10 @ 9:00 pm
    Classes to empower and prepare women for their births. Subjects include the physiology and progression of labor, stages of labor, relaxation, breathing, massage and comfort techniques. Partners are invited.
    Beating the Winter Blues Panel: Holistic Moms Arlington/Alexandria meeting 7:00 pm
    Beating the Winter Blues Panel: Holistic Moms Arlington/Alexandria meeting @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
    Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Panel includes Jan Watkins on Emotional Freedom Technique and representatives from Neck, Back & Beyond addressing how bodywork, acupuncture, food and light can influence mood.
    BE yoga Classical 200hr Yoga Teacher Training 8:00 am
    BE yoga Classical 200hr Yoga Teacher Training @ BE yoga
    Jan 23 @ 8:00 am
    Spiritually based yoga teacher training that will be a deep exploration within yourself. No need to become a yoga teacher to join us.
    Health Benefits of Common Kitchen Herbs 9:00 am
    Health Benefits of Common Kitchen Herbs @ Prior Unity Garden
    Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Learn how to use some common kitchen herbs for your health and wellbeing. Recipes included. A short walk to the Vienna Metro on James St, Fairfax, VA.
    Mindfulness for Stress Management 12:00 pm
    Mindfulness for Stress Management @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Learn simple Mindfulness practices to improve your health and wellbeing. Mindfulness can play a significant role in coping with stress, improving health, even in treating chronic diseases.
    Mapping Joy: A Journaling Workshop 1:00 pm
    Mapping Joy: A Journaling Workshop @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    This workshop provides a unique method of tracking your days by journaling and practicing guided imagery to identify meaningful priorities and create non-linear calendars.
    Winter Warmer Workshop: Yoga, Qigong and Meditation 4:00 pm
    Winter Warmer Workshop: Yoga, Qigong and Meditation @ Buddha B Yoga Center
    Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    This workshop will balance the Yin nature of gentle cleansing stretches and breath work with complementary Yang practices to support the sustaining of our energetic field through the colder months.
    Yoga Philosophy: Practice and Non-attachment 2:00 pm
    Yoga Philosophy: Practice and Non-attachment @ Yoga District
    Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Join us for a casual, welcoming, inclusive discussion of yoga philosophy that can help inform your yoga practice on a deep, personal level.
    Inversions Playshop Workshop 2:30 pm
    Inversions Playshop Workshop @ Yoga District
    Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
    We’ll have discussion, Q and A, partner work and plenty of time to play with headstand (sirshasana), handstand (adho mukha vrikasana) and forearm stand (pincha mayurasana), plus time to rest in the gentlest of inversions, ...
    Sound Healing 4:00 pm
    Sound Healing @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Unlock energy held within the physical, emotional, etheric bodies and the unconscious mind with sound healing. Relax, enjoy and bathe in a shower of soothing tones.
    Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group 5:00 pm
    Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Enjoy a light dinner and facilitated group session.
    RETHINK: The 10-Day Stress Less Revolution
    RETHINK: The 10-Day Stress Less Revolution @ M3 Wellness LLC, online.
    Jan 25 – Feb 3 all-day
    Feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and disconnected. Join me in this revolt against the daily [di]stress that saps your energy and brainpower.
    Laughter Yoga 6:30 pm
    Laughter Yoga @ Arlington Central Library auditorium
    Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Please join us for a playful and fun practice that has been proven to reduce stress and strengthen the immune system. The session ends with a silent meditation.
    Generation Conservation Annual New Year’s Social Hour 6:00 pm
    Generation Conservation Annual New Year’s Social Hour @ Equinox
    Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Join The Nature Conservancy’s local young professionals group, Generation Conservation, for their third annual New Year’s Social Hour. Learn about impacting investing related to conservation.
    200 Hour Teacher Training Winter Extended Session 7:00 am
    200 Hour Teacher Training Winter Extended Session @ Yoga District
    Jan 28 @ 7:00 am – Feb 9 @ 9:00 pm
    Join Yoga District for our transformative 200 hour teacher training through an extended weekend training this winter.
    Pilates Teacher Training 12:00 am
    Pilates Teacher Training @ Pengu Studio
    Jan 28 @ 12:00 am
    Love your job. Learn the foundational skills and techniques to become a qualified Pilates teacher and movement artist.
    Advances in Breast Cancer 6:30 pm
    Advances in Breast Cancer @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Join us for an intimate discussion with Dr. Anne Favret on the latest developments in breast cancer research, treatment and quality of life issues from the prestigious AACR-San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Bring your questions and ...
    Movie Night 7:00 pm
    Movie Night @ Neck, Back and Beyond
    Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    We will be screening Alive Inside, a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity.
    Mindfulness for Cancer Care 12:00 pm
    Mindfulness for Cancer Care @ The Mindfulness Center
    Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
     Lifestyle changes can make a difference in the well-being of people with cancer. Learn Mind-Body practices to improve health and wellness in cancer patients.
    Eating for a Lifetime: Cooking for People with Cancer 12:30 pm
    Eating for a Lifetime: Cooking for People with Cancer @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    Jan 30 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
    Fun and informative class to start learning about the role of nutrition in cancer care. Learn the basic principles of healthy and delicious food selection and preparation.
    Crafting Your Home Practice Workshop 2:30 pm
    Crafting Your Home Practice Workshop @ Yoga District
    Jan 31 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    Come and learn how to craft your own home practice that you can do when you wake up, while traveling or when you don’t have time to make it to the studio.