Yoga

Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

by Marlysa Sullivan      According to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) analysis from the most recent National Health Interview Survey, 25 million adults experience chronic pain and nearly 40 million experience severe pain. As conventional approaches are often not sufficient to mitigate pain, it is one of the primary reasons people seek complementary approaches. The National Center for Complementary and ... Read More »

New Ways of Creating Community at the Lovelight Festival

by Robin Fillmore If the past is any indication of what is to come at this year’s Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival, to be held August 18 to 20, in Darlington, Maryland, attendees will be helping to shape a new community that is built on wisdom, sharing, art, profoundly touching music, as well as yoga. The idea for festival came ... Read More »

Energy Medicine, Yoga Nidra and Meditation Classes Offered in Columbia

Inca Energy Health & Wellness Center, located in Columbia, is offering a series of wellness and energy medicine classes throughout the month of June and beyond. Energy Medicine for Beginners: The Essentials for Self-Care series, taught by Juana Sancho Davila Moreland, based on her pioneer teacher Donna Eden, will run on Fridays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning on June ... Read More »

Yoga on a Chair? Weekend Course at Raj Yoga

This intensive course deals with yogic focus points specifically for the second half of life. Yoga50Plus: Kundalini Chair Yoga will be taught by Willem Wittstam, from Germany, at Raj Yoga the weekend of June 9 through 11, in Sterling. For those who complete the entire course, a certificate of participation is offered by the Kundalini Research Institute (Germany). The full ... Read More »

Children’s Yoga and Meditation Class

One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services will be teaching a children’s yoga and mindful living class at the Oneness Yoga Festival. The class will be held at two times: from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and then at 3 to 3:30 p.m. on June 24 at Yards Park, in Washington, D.C. The children’s class and many other ... Read More »

Celebrating Yoga, Community and Wholeness

All are welcome to the ninth annual Love Your Body Yoga Festival—a day filled with activities for the whole family, including live music, complimentary massages, energy healing demonstrations, healthy food and drink samples. The event, hosted by Beloved Yoga, brings together yoga studios and wellness centers from all over Northern Virginia. The festival takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival Returns

Celebrate the spirit of Yoga and community – from the grassroots of the 60s counterculture, to the modern yoga and transformational arts gatherings at the Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival. The second annual festival will be held August 18 to 20, in Darlington, Maryland, just a few hours from Washington, D.C. The festival draws some of the most beloved national teachers, kirtan, ... Read More »

Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine Two-Day Seminar

What if you could learn gentle practices to do throughout the day that would give you an enduring sense of ease and comfort, regardless of your health status? This question, and more, will be addressed in the two-day event, Yoga As Lifestyle Medicine, presented by the Smithsonian Associates and Therapeutic Yoga of Greater Washington, on March 25 and 26, at ... Read More »

iRest Yoga Nidra Training at MUIH

iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry that is being utilized in Veterans Affairs hospitals, military bases, hospitals and clinics, hospice, homeless shelters, community programs and schools. A growing body of research shows that iRest effectively reduces PTSD, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and chemical dependency, while increasing health, resiliency and well-being. iRest ... Read More »

Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom and Thrive Yoga Offer Restorative Yoga Class

Savvy family, friends, and neighbors come unwind with Savvy Rest Natural Bedroom in Rockville and Thrive Yoga for their first restorative yoga class from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on January 25. This restorative yoga practice will utilize belts and the wall (tools that many people have available at their house) to release stress and tension from both the body and ... Read More »