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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 »

Labyrinth Journeys to be Broadcast on Local PBS Stations

Labyrinth Journeys, a half-hour documentary produced by local filmmaker Cintia Cabib, will be broadcast on Maryland Public Television at 10:30 a.m. on October 1 and on WHUT at 9 p.m. on October 18. Labyrinth Journeys presents the stories of adults, teenagers and children who use seven Washington, D.C. area labyrinths as tools for healing, rehabilitation, meditation, stress reduction, spiritual awareness ... 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 »

Garden Dreams Come True with Prior Unity Garden’s Foundations of Organic Gardening

Many folks are joining the organic home garden revolution. Newbies look for reliable information while others want their garden to be more fruitful. You can achieve your organic gardening goals and dreams with The Foundations of Organic Gardening, an interactive, six-session course spread over seven months, beginning September 30th.             Foundations’ topics include garden design and layout, building soil, seeds, ... Read More »

When Thyroid Hormones Fail Us – A Free Talk

Even though many women are taking thyroid hormones and their lab tests state that they are “normal”, up to 90 percent continue to suffer from many of the symptoms. Dr. Serena Satcher is offering a free wellness talk to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The talk ... 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 »