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Stretch Your Limits with YoKid

YoKid, a Washington D.C.-based 501(c)3 organization that provides instruction in yoga for kids & teens, is looking for volunteers. By participating in yoga, kids & teens are able to foster greater self-awareness and, in turn, realize their full potential physically, academically, socially, and emotionally.  To carry out their mission, YoKid is looking for volunteers, who can help in a variety ... Read More »

Medical Yoga Symposium, Integrating Art and Medicine

The exhibit, Yoga: The Art of Transformation, scheduled to run through January 26, 2014 at the Freer|Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian, is the perfect opportunity to explore the art and science of therapeutic yoga on January 11 and 12. This symposium brings together visionaries in integrative medicine with those who study yoga and meditation. Some of the nation’s most renowned ... Read More »

MLK Library Opens the Digital Door to City Residents

One of the best kept secrets in Washington D.C., found on the first floor of the Martin L. King Jr. Library (address) is known as the Digital Commons.  With more than 70 computers, loaded with a multitude of useful programs such as the Adobe Creative Suite, and a long list of available classes, this resource offers to residents and other ... Read More »

Experience Transformation with Workshop in Fairfax

Local wellness coach, Elaine Gibson, will be offering a day-long transformational, raw-food and lifestyle workshop on November 16 in Fairfax, for those who feel drained, stressed or overwhelmed because of body imbalance. Gibson, who shares her own story on beating stage IV cancer in 2008 without “big pharma,” is offering insights on this journey to help others prevent disease prevention ... Read More »

Grammy-Nominated Artist Jai Uttal Performs in Kids and Evening Concert

California-based, world music pioneer Jai Uttal returns to the D.C., area with two concerts on Saturday, November 9, featuring his eclectic East-meets-West sound. His call-and-response musical performances unite hearts and bring peace. The visit is a special collaboration of the D.C., and suburban Maryland based yoga studios that offer major children’s yoga programs and the Oneness-Family School (OFS), an international ... Read More »

Fresh Local Foods for Your Dogs and Cats

For many in our area, the weekly trip to the local farmer’s market provides our fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables and other foods straight from the farm. Having access to clean, healthy foods provide choices which allow us to be healthier and more vibrant. The same is true of companion animals. The less processed the foods, the more macro and ... Read More »

GirlPower Fitness Teams Up with Mindful Chef

Girl Power Fitness, a strength studio designed for women, has partnered with Mindful Chef by Power Supply, to offer fresh, healthy meals for pick-up. Mindful Chef delivers fresh, all-natural, nutritious and delicious prepared meals to Girl Power Fitness, 5028 Wisconsin Avenue, D.C.—between Fessenden and Garrison Streets—so you can get out of the kitchen, enjoy life and enhance your well-being. Overall ... Read More »

Tending the Heart Fire Retreat with Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea is coming to our area to offer a weekend retreat, Living in Rhythm with the Pulse of Life: A Rasa Vinyasa Transformative Retreat, in which participants from across the country will come to experience depth, renewal and cultivation of inner passion, inspiration and the capacity for living love. The retreat, offered by Ananda Shala, a full spectrum mind-body ... Read More »

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Greater Washington

Over the years, students come seeking yoga for physical and emotional well-being, never mentioning their need for relief from traumatic experiences—malicious relationships, disastrous accidents, debilitating military service or devastating diagnoses. One-by-one, their yoga practice becomes a source of hope and healing, with a dedication to overcoming trauma, under the gentle guidance of a skilled, supportive teacher. The Washington area is ... Read More »

Hay House Offers a Life Changing Convention in Washington D.C.

For those searching for the inspiration and guidance needed to face today’s personal, political and financial challenges, look no further than Hay House’s annual I Can Do It!® (ICDI) conference, September 28-29, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This one-of-a-kind transformational summit is an opportunity to revitalize the soul, enlighten the mind and spirit, and obtain creative ... Read More »