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A New Oasis for Well-Being in Reston

A Spotlight on Rise Well-Being Center There is a new model for maintaining well-being in northern Virginia, and it is now serving health-seekers from all corners of the greater metropolitan area. Rise Well-Being Center, founded by Lisa Goodwin, opened its doors March 1 at 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, in Reston. Their mission is to offer a path to wholeness by consciously ... Read More »

Local Organic Produce in the Greater D.C. Area

A Spotlight on Spiral Path Farm by Robin Fillmore For the past 25 years, Spiral Path Farm has been supplying good, fresh, organic produce to eager consumers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. The farm, located in south-central Pennsylvania, was founded in 1978 by their parents Mike and Terra Brownback. Brothers Lucas and Will Brownback continue the legacy of their parents by sharing ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival, and Krishna Das, Scheduled for September

The Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival is back and promises to spread love and yoga for a third amazing season. This year, the nationally recognized festival will be held September 21 to 24, at the Pearl Center, in Reisterstown, Maryland. Also new to this festival this year is the opportunity to learn a new skill or get a professional certification ... Read More »

Love Your Body Yoga Festival

10 Years of Celebrating YOGA, commUNITY and WHOLEness Yoga studios and wellness centers of Northern Virginia will offer classes, services and share information at Love Your Body Yoga Festival (LYBYF) from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 17, at Reston Town Center. With free admission, LYBYF offers plenty of activities and entertainment for the whole family including live music, ... Read More »

Rose Wellness Provides a Fully Integrative Approach to Wellness and Healing

Sushma Hirani, M.D., a family medicine practitioner, has been practicing integrative medicine using the best of conventional and alternative medicine techniques for the past 11 years. When a patient has what Hirani refers to as their “Aha! moment”—the moment they finally start to understand why their body is behaving the way it is—the healing process begins automatically because they not ... Read More »

GreenFest Happening in Montgomery County

Join more than 1,000 of your neighbors at Greenfest, Montgomery County’s largest environmental festival, which will be held on May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jesup Blair Local Park. This free annual event, now in its fourth year, is designed to create opportunities for residents, businesses, nonprofits and neighbors to come together, share ideas and learn about ... Read More »

Illuminate Frederick has Something for Everyone

Ever been curious?  Go ahead and try it. The Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on DATE is just the place to sample reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot and more. Our practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their ... Read More »

A Place to Learn of Holistic Approaches to Expand Self-Growth

All are invited to the Holistic Energy Expo, a free event, designed to create a warm, supportive and welcoming environment to connect like-minded people. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 6, in Ashburn, Virginia. Expo co-founders, Annie Larson and Linda Pisani encourage everyone from the casually curious attendee to the experienced practitioner to come enjoy the great ... Read More »

Free Webinar on Hypothyroidism

About 20 million Americans suffer from some kind of thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association.  Moreover, a large number of them are unaware of their thyroid disorder. To learn more about this condition, and to discover the ways that it can be treated naturally, join Natural Awakenings and Dr. Sushma Hirani, M.D., for a free, live webinar from 6:45 to ... Read More »

Illuminate Frederick in April

If you’ve ever been curious about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more), the Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival on April 22 is a great place to start. It’s a wonder-filled day of natural health and spiritual rebalancing, open 11 a.m. till 6 pm. Throughout the festival, practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted ... Read More »