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Children’s Yoga and Meditation Class

One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services will be teaching a children’s yoga and mindful living class at the Oneness Yoga Festival. The class will be held at two times: from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and then at 3 to 3:30 p.m. on June 24 at Yards Park, in Washington, D.C. The children’s class and many other ... Read More »

Enrollment Period Open for Local Montessori School

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician who designed a method of education by observing young children and how they learn. Her extensive early childhood research, which is supported by modern research, revealed that children experience sensitive periods for learning during their early years. They easily learn particular skills during the corresponding sensitive periods, more so than at any ... Read More »

Symposium on Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) in partnership with the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association (MNDA) is offering an inaugural symposium Nutritional Genomics in Clinical Practice. This evolving field emphasizes the critical intersection of nutrition and genetic expression. The symposium will be held June 23 to 25, at MUIH’s campus in Laurel. The symposium will center specifically on translating nutrigenomics information ... Read More »

Dancing Jaguar’s Spirit Camp

Dancing Jaguar’s Spirit Camp is a fun, five-day program that empowers children to tune into their inner worlds. Humans are made up of mind, body and spirit, yet in our society, children’s minds and bodies are nurtured, and their spirits are often neglected.  This summer camp, designed for children ages 5 to 10, assists children to connect to their spirit—that ... Read More »

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 »