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The Voyage to Well-being: Vegan Caribbean Cruise Celebrates 15 Years of Sailing

Since 2004, Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise has welcomed more than 15,000 guests with opportunities that meet each person wherever they are on their journey to health. Often described as a life-changing conference, vacation and wellness retreat all-in-one, Holistic Holiday at Sea combines classes from plant-based leaders; fitness and mindfulness workshops; exotic ports of call; and gourmet food—all centered ... Read More »

Fitness on OUR Block? Crossfit, Bike, Yoga!

Where else in the District can you find such complementary work outs than in the newly developed Ivy City? This fall, Bicycle Space, Crossfit Hierarchy and Bikram Yoga Ivy City will host its first triathlon that will welcome people in the DMV interested in getting fit for a cause. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 23, everyone is invited to participate in ... 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 »

Illuminate Columbia Happening in September

Enlightening the community to alternative healing practitioners, modalities and products including, Illuminate Columbia will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 10. It will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. This wonder-filled day of natural health and spiritual rebalancing includes acupuncture, massage, reiki, reflexology, energy healing, essential oils and more, in mini-sessions that can be ... 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 »

New Findings on Cancer with Dr. Gant: A Free Webinar

Charles Gant, M.D., Ph.D., is an author, physician and educator, specializing in functional medicine, genomics and precision medicine to address the root cause of medical disorders. He will be offering the webinar, New Findings on Cancer: A Metabolic Disorder More Than a Genetic Disease? at 7:30 p.m. on August 23. New information on cancer prevention and treatment has emerged which challenges ... Read More »

Eat. Drink. Get Smarter. Get Solutions

This July, The Pavilion Center, in association with Bethesda’s Zagat-rated Oakville Grille, is serving up a series of engaging, uncensored, TED-like talks in a salon-like setting—with some great food and drink. The events begin at 6 p.m. On July 10, In the Flow: Passion, Purpose and the Power of Mindfulness will be presented. Join neuroscientist and Mindfulness Center founder, Dr. ... Read More »

National Kids Yoga Conference Returns to the Area

The National Kids Yoga Conference is the leading professional environment for adults to learn the art of bringing mindfulness, yoga and social emotional learning to the youth in our communities. Join kids yoga leaders, researchers, educators, parents, mental health professionals, and emerging voices in these fields for a unique professional learning opportunity. The event takes place from October 13 to ... Read More »

Local Instructor Earns Prestigious Therapeutic Yoga Certification

This past April, Leanne Cusumano Roque, certified Iyengar yoga teacher, achieved the International Association of Yoga Therapist designation of Certified Yoga Therapist. The certification is currently awarded to only about 1000 teachers in the United States. It is recognized internationally in over 80 countries. “Students benefit”, says Roque, “as we can work together with many different kinds of bodies and ... Read More »

Threat of Emerald Ash Borers to Area Trees

All ash trees in Montgomery County are at risk of long term damage or death caused by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This beetle was brought to the United States from Asia and has spread across the greater D.C. area. As adults, these beetles do not cause significant damage to trees. However, their larvae threaten all species of ash trees by ... Read More »