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Celebrating Yoga, Community and Wholeness

All are welcome to the ninth annual Love Your Body Yoga Festival—a day filled with activities for the whole family, including live music, complimentary massages, energy healing demonstrations, healthy food and drink samples. The event, hosted by Beloved Yoga, brings together yoga studios and wellness centers from all over Northern Virginia. The festival takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ... Read More »

Viva La Vegan in Rockville

Dawson’s Market is helping everyone enjoy Meatless Mondays just a little bit easier these days. Starting May 1, the store invites to try out some great new reasons to go without meat and dairy products. This free event will take place the first Monday of the month, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the store in Rockville. In addition to ... Read More »

Fun Fundraiser at DC Brau

Beer and babies are two of life’s greatest things. On May 6 from 1 to 4 p.m., come out for the debut episode of 650,000 Hours—a new web series on the real-life heroes who make America great. Author and host Ken Budd will combine the two with a Beer and Babies Diaper Donation Party to benefit the DC Diaper Bank, ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival Returns

Celebrate the spirit of Yoga and community – from the grassroots of the 60s counterculture, to the modern yoga and transformational arts gatherings at the Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival. The second annual festival will be held August 18 to 20, in Darlington, Maryland, just a few hours from Washington, D.C. The festival draws some of the most beloved national teachers, kirtan, ... Read More »

Win Free Tickets to the 2017 Green Festival

Once again, the greater Washington, D.C. community is encouraged and invited to celebrate sustainability and a healthy lifestyle at the 13th annual Green Festival, held May 13 to 14, at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. This year, Natural Awakenings is giving away to 15 lucky winners a two-pack of tickets. The tickets can be used for either day of the ... Read More »

Your Green Lifestyle Choice Starts Here: DC Green Festival Expo

             Celebrate sustainability and a healthy lifestyle at the 13th annual DC Green Festival May 13-14th at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. Find everything you need to live a healthier, more sustainable life, from the latest technology and all-natural products, to chemical-free household supplies and a wide selection of vegan and vegetarian, non-GMO, organic and artisanal food and beverages. Enjoy ... Read More »

The Importance of a Green Dentist Office

by Yejide Calhoun As we reflect on this time in our yearly cycle—a time when the Earth is regenerating itself and preparing for growth—it is an excellent time to reflect on Mother Earth and all that she provides in sustaining and maintaining our presence in this world. The Earth provides us with abundant food, supplies us with clothing; she also ... Read More »

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Program: What’s Taking So Long?

by Patricia Frye, MD It has been four years since the voters of Maryland approved medical cannabis. Various setbacks lengthened the process of implementation, much to the frustration of patients and doctors alike. However, we may soon be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Initially intended to be a university-based program, it was back to the drawing ... Read More »

Cure Doggy Breath with Non-Anesthetic Dentistry Clinic

Houndstooth dental hygienists have more than 25 years of experience of cleaning the teeth of companion dogs and pets, and have cleaned more than half a million mouths. They are offering a dental clinic at Holistic Veterinary Healing, in Germantown on the following dates: April 8, 9, 23, 25 and 26. Appointments are required. Pet stay healthier with periodic dental ... Read More »

Whole Pet Central Grand Opening in Columbia

Whole Pet Central, a local leader for healthy and natural pet supplies and food, invites everyone to the grand opening celebration of their newest store in Columbia, Maryland. The event will take place April 22 from 9 a.m to 6 p.m.  For attendees, and their pet companions, there will be door prizes, including a grand prize of a $1,000 gift card. Also ... Read More »