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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 »

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 »