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    MUIH Webinar: Yoga Teacher to Yoga Therapist 1:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: Yoga Teacher to Yoga Therapist @ Maryland University of Integrative Health, Online.
    May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    No matter how passionate or talented, very few people can create a full time, long term career as a yoga teacher. Learn about what it takes to become a yoga therapy practitioner and whether you’re ...
    Clean Air Awareness Month Celebration 4:15 pm
    Clean Air Awareness Month Celebration @ Arlington Central Library
    May 1 @ 4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
    Learn how clean air and the environment affect children’s health. Speakers, exhibits, storytelling and activities promoting clean air and asthma awareness.
    Spiritual Practices Class 7:00 pm
    Spiritual Practices Class @ Unity of Fairfax
    May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Mondays through May 22. Explore the world of spiritual practices in this experiential survey class that will include qigong, tai chi, kundalini yoga, chanting and more.
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    MUIH Webinar: Herbs for Spring Cleanse and Renewal 12:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: Herbs for Spring Cleanse and Renewal @ Maryland University of Integrative Health, Online.
    May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Join us for this webinar and find out about simple, easy and gentle steps you can take this spring to revitalize with herbs, foods and lifestyle practices.
    Women’s Health Lecture and Thermography Clinic 7:00 pm
    Women’s Health Lecture and Thermography Clinic @ Neck, Back and Beyond
    May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    7-9pm for lecture and 10am-5pm for clinic. Through May 8. Women Health Lecture discussing breast health and disease prevention. Thermography clinic Thursday-Monday.
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    Sound Medicine Journey 7:30 pm
    Sound Medicine Journey @ Sky House Yoga
    May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Let go of stress and relax while you are bathed in the healing vibrations of singing bowls, flute, chimes, sounds of nature and inspirational songs.
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    Mindfulness in Education 12:00 pm
    Mindfulness in Education @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Explore the physiology of mindfulness, including the academic and behavioral benefits as well as the evidence basis underlying this powerful, self-care practice.
    World Labyrinth Day Workshop and Labyrinth Walk 12:00 pm
    World Labyrinth Day Workshop and Labyrinth Walk @ Unity of Fairfax
    May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Participate in World Labyrinth day by learning about and experiencing the spiritual practice of walking a labyrinth.
    World Labyrinth Day Workshop and Labyrinth Walk 12:00 pm
    World Labyrinth Day Workshop and Labyrinth Walk @ Unity of Fairfax
    May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Participate in World Labyrinth day by learning about and experiencing the spiritual practice of walking a labyrinth. Love offering.
    Rite of the Womb ~ An Initiation from the Amazon 1:30 pm
    Rite of the Womb ~ An Initiation from the Amazon @ East Meets West Yoga
    May 6 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
    This powerful energy transmission was gifted to the world by indigenous women from the Amazon, with the intention of healing the wounds of the Sacred Feminine and empowering the feminine presence in the world. Open ...
    Good-Bye Toxic Life: Essential Oils to Transform Your Health and Home 2:00 pm
    Good-Bye Toxic Life: Essential Oils to Transform Your Health and Home
    May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    An introduction to essential oils and how to use them safely and effectively to achieve the health outcomes you’re seeking.
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    5 Phases Fire Element Workshop 12:30 pm
    5 Phases Fire Element Workshop @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Summer is a time of rising heat, abundant growth and development. Learn to gauge your qi field in relation to the heart and energetic fields of the body.
    Listen to Your Mother 2:00 pm
    Listen to Your Mother @ Rosslyn Spectrum Theater
    May 7 @ 2:00 pm
    Listen to Your Mother is a live show featuring original readings by local writers about all that is motherhood. Proceeds benefit My Sister’s Place.
    Parent Playdate 2:00 pm
    Parent Playdate @ Be Here Now Yoga DC
    May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Let’s come together once a month to commune with each other about parenthood. One of the things we hear the most often is how isolating and lonely it can be to be a parent, so ...
    Happy Feet Yoga Workshop 3:00 pm
    Happy Feet Yoga Workshop @ Yoga 4 All Bodies
    May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Bunions, flat feet, fallen arches, aching feet, tight ankles, heel pain, hammer toes and the list goes on. So many of us can use some help with getting our feet into shape. Come learn make ...
    DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group 5:00 pm
    DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    Meet other young adult cancer survivors in a monthly facilitated group session. This gathering is a collaborative initiative of local hospitals, health organizations and cancer support groups. A healthy meal is provided.
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    Zenful Bites 5-Year Anniversary Party 5:30 pm
    Zenful Bites 5-Year Anniversary Party @ Impact Hub DC, 5th Floor
    May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Join Zenful Bites, a women of color-owned eco-catering company, for a celebration of their 5-year anniversary. Zen noshes and libations available. Hear from some of their partners about their work in cultivating a healthy food ...
    Abundant Grace Reading 6:30 pm
    Abundant Grace Reading @ One More Page Books
    May 12 @ 6:30 pm
    Abundant Grace (short fiction anthology featuring DC-area women writers) reading with contributors Jessica Haney, Jessica Stork Glicos, Melody Schreiber and Karen Sosnoski and editor Richard Peabody.
    Weekend Meditation Retreat (Advanced Meditation Seminar M200) 6:30 pm
    Weekend Meditation Retreat (Advanced Meditation Seminar M200) @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Through May 13. Be guided deep into the realms of personal awareness and integration. As the practitioner, learn to deepen your practice and learn to guide others to do the same.
    Beekeeping 10:00 am
    Beekeeping @ Common Good City Farm
    May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Join Common Good City Farm as we take a look into the hive as bees prepare for honey production and learn about basic colony dynamics.
    Whitehall Farm Spring Festival 10:00 am
    Whitehall Farm Spring Festival @ Whitehall Farms
    May 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Through May 14. Join Neck Back and Beyond for Spring Fun at Whitehall Farm Festival. Enjoy hay rides, animal encounters and yard games.
    Aromatic Spa and Self-Care Class 3:00 pm
    Aromatic Spa and Self-Care Class
    May 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Learn more about the importance of self-care and easy, practical steps to take using essential oils.
    Moving Dialogues: When Am I Happy? 6:30 pm
    Moving Dialogues: When Am I Happy? @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Artistic Director of Contradiction Dance Kelly King will shed light on individual personal experiences through physical movement and expression by answering the question: When am I happy? It will inspire you to create language and ...
    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training 6:00 pm
    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Through May 21. 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.
    MUIH Webinar: A New Standard in Nutrition: CNS vs RD 6:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: A New Standard in Nutrition: CNS vs RD @ Maryland University of Integrative Health, Online.
    May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    This webinar will provide a comparison of the certified nutrition specialist with the registered dietitian in education, certification and practice.
    My Treatment is Over, Now What? Embracing Survivorship 6:30 pm
    My Treatment is Over, Now What? Embracing Survivorship @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Come learn what you need to know to navigate the rocky transition to recovery and how to thrive after cancer.
    MUIH Webinar: Coaching Simulation Workshop 7:00 pm
    MUIH Webinar: Coaching Simulation Workshop @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    In this webinar, you’ll actually observe one of our coaching faculty members, a highly experienced coach, conduct a simulated coaching session with a “client.”
    Gong Medicine Journey 7:30 pm
    Gong Medicine Journey @ East Meets West Yoga
    May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Through the intense vibrations of the sound, the body and mind are able to relax and surrender to the healing energies of the gong and as the waves of sound wash over participants, a deep ...
    Friday Night Candlelight Yoga 8:00 pm
    Friday Night Candlelight Yoga @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
    Through gently energetic and continuous flow we release tension and balance energy, while soft candlelight sets an ambiance to calm the mind and explore inner depths.
    Raw Pet Food Seminar
    Raw Pet Food Seminar @ Whole Pet Central
    May 20 all-day
    Check website for times. Learn about the benefits of feeding a raw food diet to dogs and cats.  Free product and prizes including free food for a year and a 55-inch TV.
    Reiki Jin Kei Do First Degree Seminar 10:00 am
    Reiki Jin Kei Do First Degree Seminar @ Be Here Now Yoga DC
    May 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Through May 21. The First Degree training will consist of receiving 4 energy attunements, training in self-treatment of the body and chakras, learning seated treatment for treating the body and chakras of others.
    The Power of Healing Sound – A Workshop for Yoga Teachers and Healing Arts Practitioners 10:00 am
    The Power of Healing Sound – A Workshop for Yoga Teachers and Healing Arts Practitioners @ Nourishing Journey
    May 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    No musical experience is required and no prerequisites. This workshop is open to all yoga practitioners and teachers, as well as anyone with an interest in exploring Sound Healing for personal or professional reasons. CEUs available ...
    Cool It: Foods to Drench the Fires of Inflammation 11:00 am
    Cool It: Foods to Drench the Fires of Inflammation @ Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
    May 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Chronic inflammation in our bodies has been connected to chronic illness, including cancer. Join us to learn to make delicious foods that also happen to be anti-inflammatory. You’ll find out how to use herbs and ...
    Pranayama Breathwork 12:00 pm
    Pranayama Breathwork @ The Mindfulness Center
    May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    The practice of pranayama leads to improved health, emotional state and quality of life. Learn pranayama to cultivate optimal well-being.
    Laughter Yoga 7:00 pm
    Laughter Yoga @ Arlington Central Library auditorium
    May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    5th Anniversary of Laughter Yoga at the Arlington Library. 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 ...
    Qigong Class 2:00 pm
    Qigong Class @ Neck, Back and Beyond
    May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      Adult beginner qigong class. Simple body movements will recharge your energy.
    MUIH Herb Walk 5:00 pm
    MUIH Herb Walk @ Maryland University of Integrative Health
    May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Join us for a relaxing and informative tour of the herb garden before the Graduate Open House. Learn to recognize herbs and how they are used for healing and wellness.
    Movie Night: Eating 7:00 pm
    Movie Night: Eating @ Neck, Back and Beyond
    May 25 @ 7:00 pm
    Enjoy a screening of Eating, a film that demonstrates how cardiovascular and other chronic diseases can be positively reverse by diet.
    One Big Circle NVC Intentional Weekend 10:00 am
    One Big Circle NVC Intentional Weekend @ Peace Circle Center and Family HEART Camp
    May 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Memorial Day Weekend gathering, open to the non-violent communication community and friends.
    Good-Bye Toxic Life: Essential Oils to Transform Your Health and Home 2:00 pm
    Good-Bye Toxic Life: Essential Oils to Transform Your Health and Home
    May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    An introduction to essential oils and how to use them safely and effectively to achieve the health outcomes you’re seeking.