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Collaborative Whole Person Healing in Rockville

Spotlight on CHI Health Care by Robin Fillmore In 2011, David Fogel, M.D., and Ilana Bar-Levav, M.D., co-founded CHI Health Care, formerly known as the Casey Health Institute, with the mission to provide exceptional integrative health care through collaboration and innovation. Over the past eight years, CHI has become known regionally for their excellence in providing patient care that emphasizes ... Read More »

Tending the Mind, Body and Spirit Through the Holidays

Rise Well-Being Center Keeps You Grounded in December December already?! If your 2018 has flown by, do you have interest in slowing down to savor 2019? Do you ask yourself if that is possible, and if so, how?  Yes! Yes! Yes—it is possible, even in this most demanding D.C. area. You may wonder how. This is a layered and individualized ... Read More »

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Workshop

The Fairfax County Library system is offering a free workshop on Sahaja Yoga meditation at 7 to 8:30 p.m. on December 18, at the Oakton Library. This meditation workshop is perfect for beginners, where they will learn how to connect with your inner energy and achieve a state of peace. In this silence, inner joy flourishes and brings balance and harmony in everything we do. Sahaja Yoga was ... Read More »

NIHA adds Two New Doctors

A leading center for innovative medical and dental care in our area, National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA), located in Washington, D.C., recently invited two renowned physicians to join the practice. Dr. Sherif Hassan’s comprehensive experience in medical practice in international settings coupled with his personal experience as a patient suffering from Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) changed his path to ... Read More »

Post-Thanksgiving Workshop at Rise Well-being Center

Rise Well-being Center in Reston is a new concept for community around truly holistic lifestyles. They are offering a special workshop that includes playful movement with powerful healing components from 2 to 4 p.m. on November 24—for those that stay in town for the Thanksgiving holiday. The workshop, titled Meet Yourself with Gratitude, will be led by Karen King, a ... Read More »

DC EcoWomen have Big Plans for 2019

DC EcoWomen gathers women who are passionate about environmental issues, have knowledge to share and a desire to learn from each other. They are a group of women with common interests that provides a forum to help them develop personal relationships that can lead professional synergies. They recently met to plan a full schedule of events and content appealing to ... Read More »

Illuminate Holidays in Nearby Gettysburg

Give the gift of wellness this holiday season.  Enjoy a day in scenic and historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and visit Illuminate the Holidays Gettysburg.  Exhibitors will present a fascinating array of holistic- and wellness-related shopping options. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 2, at Sidney Willoughby Run. Festival admission is free to all but they ask that ... Read More »

D.C. Chefs Unite to Help Cure Cystic Fibrosis

The Metro D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its annual Celebrate Every Breath Gala featuring some of the region’s most popular chefs in a unique, interactive tableside dining experience. Now in its fourth year, the culinary gala has become a favorite local event after being named a top-five charity event by BizBash. This sensory adventure will begin at 6 p.m. on ... Read More »

The Local First Awards

The Local First Awards is a celebration of local independent businesses, entrepreneurs and artists who give back to the community and create a positive impact. This is an initiative of Think Local First DC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting local independent businesses and promoting their positive impact on our communities to the public. The ceremony will be held on October ... Read More »

Illuminate Festivals are Back

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more), the upcoming Illuminate Festivals, held throughout the region, are a great place to start. Illuminate Frederick will be held on October 20, at the Clarion Inn Conference Center. Illuminate Solomons will be held on October 27, at the Hilton Garden ... Read More »