Spotlight

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 »

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 »