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Seeking Change in Montgomery County

An Interview with Free-Range Mom Danielle Meitiv Next June, scientist and free-range mom Danielle Meitiv will be on the Democratic primary ballot for Montgomery County Council at-large. Recently, Natural Awakenings Outreach Director, Sam Hudgins, had the opportunity to chat with Meitiv on why she chose to run for local office and what she’d like to accomplish. What made you decided ... Read More »

Holistic Energy Expo comes to Ashburn

For anyone interested in a learning more about holistic approaches to healing and exploring new ways to expand self-growth and self-awareness, you are invited to the Holistic Energy Expo, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 5. The event will be held at the Ashburn Farm Clubhouse. The Holistic Energy Expo, a free event, is designed ... Read More »

Resources, Resilience and Recovery at the Pathways to Wellness Conference

Everyone is invited to the 16th Annual Pathways to Wellness Conference, to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on October 20, at the Fairfax County Government Center. The keynote speaker will be Jennifer Marshall, co-founder of the locally based nonprofit, ThisIsMyBrave.org. Marshall will lead the way by teaching participants how to “find their brave” and “tell their story.” A resource-rich vendor ... Read More »

Achieving Optimal Health Conference at Georgetown

Join BB&R Wellness Consulting and its partner, GU Wellness, for a one-day conference on October 14, at Georgetown University Main Campus, in the Edward B. Bunn Auditorium at the Intercultural Center. The doors open at 8 a.m. and the event runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Achieving Optimal Health is a chance to become energized, educated and inspired—to take charge of your physical, mental ... Read More »

Illuminate Festivals Coming in Solomons and Frederick

The Illuminate Festivals announce their upcoming mind-body-spirit events: Illuminate Solomons will be held on October 15 and Illuminate Frederick will be held on October 22. Both events will run 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each is a wonder-filled day of natural health and spiritual rebalancing to include acupuncture, massage, reiki, reflexology, energy work, essential oils and more, in mini-sessions that can ... Read More »

The People Speak on Climate Change

A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change, a majority of registered voters – including large majorities of all Democrats and Independents, as well as nearly half or more of liberal and moderate Republicans want more to be done to address global warming. The cast of characters who ... Read More »

First School of Naturopathic Medicine in the Mid-Atlantic to Open

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) announced recently that it will welcome its first class of naturopathic medical students in the fall of 2018. Applications will be available, starting in September. “In establishing our School of Naturopathic Medicine, MUIH is taking a bold step to address some of most challenging issues in health care,” said Steven Combs, president and CEO of ... Read More »

Grand Opening of Take Care in D.C.

Take Care is D.C.’s first independently owned and operated all-natural, holistic lifestyle shop, located at 1338 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, recently celebrated its grand opening and is ready to serve the community. Owner Becky Waddell seeks out brands and makers that embody the Take Care philosophy: that form and function are as important as the way in which a product is made. ... Read More »

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Offered in Sterling

“If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it!”  noted Yogi Bhajan. He traveled tirelessly for decades, teaching Kundalini Yoga and meditation to students all over the world. Always delivering the message that when these sacred teachings are offered, we serve humanity. This ... Read More »

Take Back Your Health Conference Returns

At Take Back Your Health, experts will teach you how to live free from the pain of chronic disease, like cancer, Lyme and autoimmunity. Attendees will learn exactly what healthy steps they need to take today to change their lives tomorrow. The conference will be held September 2 and 3, at the Tysons Corner Marriott. The conference includes a health ... Read More »