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Holacracy Taster Workshop in D.C.

A different way of organizing people and working together is emerging—one in which there are no longer any managers, titles or top-down hierarchies, yet everyone is still given a voice and decisions are made rapidly–just not by consensus, majority or directive. It’s called Holacracy and it has the potential to create a more responsive, conscious and coherent world. A “taster” ... Read More »

Pranic Healing Intensive Training in Tysons Corner

Everything is energy! Our essence extends beyond the visible physical body. When our prana or energy is clean and balanced, we experience optimum health. Otherwise, we can become ill. A two-day intensive training is being offered in pranic healing techniques by the Pranic Healing Institute, December 6 and 7 at Marriott Courtyard in Tyson’s Corner. The art of balancing the ... Read More »

Innovative Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund ADHD Research

Throughout the month of November, The Mindfulness Center (TMC), located in Bethesda, is sponsoring a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo to fund a research project on the use of mind-body practices, including meditation, for children dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The goal is to raise $5,000 to conduct an eight-week clinical trial to test the effects of mindfulness meditation as ... Read More »

D.C. is Third in the Country (So Far)

Washington D.C. has earned a national distinction on its attempt to become the most sustainable city in the nation, by receiving the third-highest rating among the 20 U.S. communities certified under the STAR Community Rating System (STAR). STAR, the nation’s first citywide sustainability rating system, helps communities evaluate themselves across seven areas such as the built environment, economy, health, and ... Read More »

Savvy Rest Offering Limited Sale

There is great news coming from Savvy Rest. They are offering their first ever company-wide Black Friday Sale.  Now customers can complete their natural bedroom with 20 percent off all Savvy Rest products for Black Friday through Cyber Monday (November 28 – December 1, 2014). At Savvy Rest, everyone can have a healthy mattress while still getting the support of ... Read More »

Local Acupuncture Clinic Offering Relief for Hard-to-Treat Pain

The Gilbert Clinic in Bethesda, has a particular skill and style of acupuncture especially helpful for those with arthritis or neuropathic pain, a symptom most known in association with chemotherapy, diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy. Severe pain is dramatically limiting the activity and comfort of working folks as well as seniors trying to enjoy retirement. When the body’s own systems of regulation have ... Read More »

Free Seminar on Overcoming Pain

  Dr. Chas Gant, MD, Ph.D., will be offering a free seminar on Overcoming Pain, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, November 18 at Roberta’s Natural Food Market in Fairfax. The evening will begin with a Healthy Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m. Gant (DrChasMD.com) will discuss recent discoveries in neuroscience that have revolutionized the management of pain. Although it often ... Read More »

Ocean Harvest Wisdom Time, a fall retreat

All are invited to experience a weekend of sharing, nurturance and bringing forth that which we appreciate about the person we are and becoming at Ocean Harvest Wisdom Time. The retreat takes place Oct. 24 to 26 in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and is led by Milagros Phillips. This special retreat give participants a chance to play, have long conversations around ... Read More »

A New Trend In Personal Training

Customized Workouts 2 Go is a personal trainer in your pocket.  More than an app, it provides access to a certified personal trainer, with whom you will have face time once a month. These workouts provide a new and affordable way to exercise with an expert, with a brand new workout every month customized to meet your individual needs and workout goals. ... Read More »

Affordable Holistic Health Care Provided in Rockville

The Center for QiGong: Meditation, Healing and Beyond, a nonprofit with a goalof providing affordable holistic health care in Gaithersburg,is now offering sessions two days a week at the Chinese-M.D.Acupuncture and Wellness Center, located at 9 Adams Street in Rockville. Cofounded by Beatrice Ollier, a licensed psychotherapist and Shuren Ma, a qigong master, the Center for QiGong: Meditation, Healing and ... Read More »