Spotlight

Providing Worry-Free, All-Natural House Cleaning in Northern Virginia

Spotlight on WellNest Home Cleaning             WellNest Home Cleaning is an award-winning all-natural house cleaning service, in Northern Virginia. In late 2015, co-founders Phil Harper and his wife, Nicole, found out they were expecting a baby boy. As many parents do, they began researching what a pregnant mom should and shouldn’t be exposed to and were shocked by all the ... Read More »

Offering a New Path to Fitness

Spotlight on FitGurl Pilates FitGurl Pilates, LLC, was a vision that became a reality for owner, Kimberly Campbell. As a child, she was always dreaming of ways that she could move faster. This carried on through her college years, where she was a student athlete and worked part-time as a trainer for other athletes. Though it isn’t a recognized superpower, ... Read More »

Rose Wellness Provides a Fully Integrative Approach to Wellness and Healing

by Samantha Hudgins Sushma Hirani, M.D., a family medicine practitioner, has been practicing integrative medicine using the best of conventional and alternative medicine techniques for the past 11 years. Hirani was motivated to open her practice when working with patients with chronic diseases. She started Rose Wellness Center, an integrative medicine clinic in Oakton, Virginia, in 2014, to expand the ... Read More »

The DC Doula

Malika Hook Muhammad has been a doula for nine years, and has been serving women and families in the greater Washington, D.C. area since 2011. She first learned about the work of doulas after sitting with a friend who was in labor, while Muhammad was in graduate school. When t labor finished, she said “you should be a doula.” This ... Read More »

Dr. Melissa Windsor of Windsor Wellness

Chiropractic and Nutritional Support for Patients of All Ages Even before she began her journey to become a medical professional, Dr. Melissa Windsor knew two things: that she wanted to help others find healing and that the body had the ability to heal itself, most often without the need for intervention. Today, she offers individual and family chiropractic and nutritional ... Read More »

Massage for Surgery and Recovery

by Bill Getz Many people who have undergone a surgical procedure are left with some pain or even loss in their range of motion. There are many factors which could be creating these sensations and one of those is the scar tissue formation that has developed at deeper levels in the body.             Take, for instance, any surgery on the ... Read More »

Amicus Green Building Center

Imagine a wonderfully designed space reflecting your style and your values, plus it doesn’t smell. A great thing about building green is that it does so many key things for you: fosters healthier air, water and materials; avoids dangerous chemicals; uses less energy; spaces are quieter and more comfortable; adopts the latest technologies; is gentle on our environment; and raises ... Read More »

Finding Optimal Health in Fairfax

Spotlight on Optimal Health Dimensions and Optimal Integrative Med Spa             Imagine good health, beauty and harmony in your life! Explore a new you and boost your whole person wellness at the medical and med spa facilities of Optimal Health Dimensions (OHD) and Optimal Integrative Med Spa (OIMS) located in Fairfax, Virginia. With Dr. Leila Zackrison, you can discover a ... 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 »

Mindfulness on Capitol Hill:

What Happens When a Meditation Expert Visits Congress? Last month, Steffany Moonaz, Ph.D., assistant director for Academic Research at Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH), returned to Capitol Hill to lead a monthly meditation session for members of Congress and their staffers. This ongoing initiative was developed by Rep. Tim Ryan (OH), a champion of mindfulness and meditation practice.  Content ... Read More »