Spotlight

Personal Growth Challenge: A Game of Self-Discovery

Developed by an Area Coach and Entrepreneur by Robin Fillmore Local entrepreneur and personal coach, Alexis Sullivan, has come up with an idea that may revolutionize the way that anyone can get on a journey to understand themselves a bit better. She has developed the “Personal Growth Challenge ~ A Game of Self-Discovery.” Players and seekers are invited into either ... Read More »

What is Chiropractic?

by Allan Tomson, DC  Chiropractic is a holistic drug-free healing art with a primary focus on the spine and the nervous system. It is based on the theory that the spinal vertebra are moveable and they can become misaligned and sometimes “stuck” out of their normal position. Employing a thorough examination and diagnosis, a chiropractor identifies where the misaligned vertebra ... Read More »

Celebrate the DMV Yoga Community at Namas Day

Namas Day—a celebration of yoga, wellness and local community – comes to the DMV region Loc at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus. The all-day event, hosted by DC Area Yoga, includes a variety yoga programs and a wellness marketplace, and emphasizes community and local yoga resources. Namas Day DC is based on the very successful annual Namas Day events that ... Read More »

Yoga Mini-Spotlights

Leanne Roque and Yoga 4 All Bodies At Yoga 4 All Bodies, the priority for founder Leanne Cusumano Roque is to help her students alleviate suffering and increase joy through yoga. ​​All students are welcome and poses can be adapted for all body types. ​As a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist, Roque focuses on making ... Read More »

The Medical Promise of Anti-Aging

A Spotlight on Margarita Kullick, M.D. Recently joining the team at National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA), Margarita Kullick, M.D., is a functional and anti-aging medical physician. Natural Awakenings had the opportunity to learn about Kullick’s methods of working with patients, and provided information about the type of patient that should be seeking anti-aging support, and when to start. What is ... Read More »

Providing a Holistic Approach to Wellness

Spotlight on Sarah Shakeri and Happy Heart Health Happy Heart Health is a coaching service, founded by Sarah Shakeri, that guides individuals to optimal health and well-being. Through goal setting, sustainable lifestyle and nutritional changes in a supportive environment, clients achieve tremendous results. It starts with a willingness to imagine having more energy, feeling better in one’s body, improving fitness, ... Read More »

Serving Community through Integrative Health, Yoga and Mindfulness

Spotlight on LaShone Wilson and One Breath at a Time LaShone Wilson is an integrative health and wellness coach and the executive director of One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services, based in Washington, D.C. One Breath at a Time is a rapidly growing company with the mission to empower others through health and wellness coaching, mind-body ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga + Arts Festival

by Dan Martinsen There will be three days of peace and music taking place August 18 through 20, almost 48 years to the exact weekend of the original Woodstock Music & Art Fair in 1969. There will be yoga and meditation—maybe even a sighting of “Mud People,” depending on the weather. Just don’t expect any announcements warning about “brown acid” ... Read More »

Detox at Natural Horizons in Fairfax

Detoxification is perhaps the most misunderstood and ignored area of health care today. We are constantly bombarded by the toxins in our environment, which are permeating our space at an increasing level. The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat can contain toxins, which we take in and generally don’t feel the effects of until they ... Read More »

Natural Therapies to Enhance Rejuvenation & Detoxification

A Spotlight on National Integrated Health Associates by Loreen Wasilko Your present state of health is the result of many years of exposure to chemicals and toxins and decisions about what you have chosen to take into your body, mind and spirit. As a result, you may benefit from therapies or a systematic program to ensure gentle detoxification, rejuvenation, and ... Read More »