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Free Talk on Relieving Pain Without Medications

Most doctors know that up to 80 percent of women over the age of 45 have muscle and joint pain and fail to feel normal. Many are not depressed and in need of antidepressants, yet they are prescribed these medications, without success. Dr. Serena Satcher has an approach that can get at the root causes and offers a free talk ... Read More »

Yoga Mini Spotlights

Bikram Yoga  From their first location in Riverdale Park in Maryland, which opened in February 2014, through the expansion into two additional locations, in Ivy City (DC in September 2015) and Takoma Park (Maryland in December 2015), Bikram Yoga owner, Kendra Blackett-Dibinga is a woman on a mission to bring yoga to many different areas of the DMV. At these ... Read More »

Free Classes in Doonya, Bollywood-Inspired Dance

Take an hour of your morning on September 17 and  25 to get inspiration from the wonderful and exuberant dance of India. These free classes will be offered from 11 a.m. to noon at the Elm Street Park, in downtown Bethesda. Doonya is an opportunity to celebrate the body as you get your daily cardio. The energy and expressions of ... Read More »

Chant4Change Festival Offers Music to Heal the Nation’s Soul

At a time when the noise of division dominates the national political discussion, meditative music offers a peaceful alternative. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 8, one month before Election Day, the Lincoln Memorial will host a free festival of more than 20 musicians and inspirational speakers. The event is free with registration. Chant4Change organizers say their goal is ambitious: to ... Read More »

Free Seated Massage in Bethesda Throughout September

All are welcome to 10 minutes of bliss, with free seated massages being offered at Caroline Freeland Park in Bethesda. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on three separate Thursdays, September 1, 8 and 15, licensed massage therapists from the Potomac Massage Therapy Institute will be offering the treatment to all who come down to the park. This is the ... Read More »

Your Invitation to the Healthy Living Expo in Fairfax

In these health-conscious times, most people have at least one item that pertains to their health that they need help or encouragement with. Likewise, most people find it challenging to fit into their busy schedules the time to do research to figure out who is the best medical practitioner to consult, call to set an appointment (which, for some practices, ... Read More »

When Thyroid Hormones Fail Us – A Free Talk

Even though many women are taking thyroid hormones and their lab tests state that they are “normal”, up to 90 percent continue to suffer from many of the symptoms. Dr. Serena Satcher, M.D., is offering a free wellness talk to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The ... Read More »

DC VegFest 2016

Compassion Over Killing is proud to present DC VegFest 2016, the largest vegetarian celebration in the nation’s capital. This festival highlights the many benefits and joys of choosing plant-based foods. DC VegFest 2016 will be held from 11 am to 6 pm on September 24 at Yards Park. DC VegFest features presentations by renowned author and celebrity speakers, free food ... Read More »

Head on over (Fido too) to Woofstock

The most-anticipated dog-friendly party will be taking place from 3 to 7 pm on August 6 in the DC Pavilion (Gallaudet Pavilion) and all are invited. Barkly, The Big Bad Woof, and DC Pavilion are proud to announce the second annual Woofstock, a festival celebrating the dogs and dog-lovers of the D.C. metro area. The event will feature a line-up ... Read More »

Whole Pet Central to Open Fourth Store

Whole Pet Central, a local leader for healthy and natural pet supplies and food, has added another store to their growing list of regional outlets. Their new location is in Columbia, which brings the number of stores to four in the greater D.C. area. The new store is in the Snowden Center at 6925 Oakland Mills Road. According to co-owner, ... Read More »