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Meet Amma, Humanitarian and Spiritual Teacher

For over 35 years, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi, or “Amma” as she is affectionately known, has been traveling the world, offering her profound message of love and selfless service to others.  Spiritual leader, humanitarian and visionary, Amma’s arms are open to everyone. Most come to meet Amma to experience her embrace, her unique way of spreading comfort to the world. Or, ... Read More »

Looking for Early Morning Coffee in Rockville?

Dawson’s Café, which is part of Dawson’s Market, in Rockville Town Square, is now open at 7 a.m. for your early morning “getting ready for the day” needs. Just enter at the Café Door. In addition to coffee, tea and hot drinks, there is an extensive menu of juices, smoothies and other seasonal drinks. Location: 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. ... Read More »

NIHA Now Offers Dermatology and Welcomes Dr. Kent Handfield

National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA) expands the medical and dental center’s comprehensive services to include dermatology and welcomes Kent Handfield, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.D., to the integrative medical team. Handfield is board-certified in dermatology and trained in functional medicine and Medical Acupuncture. Handfield will treat all skin, hair and nail issues, skin cancer and chronic inflammatory skin disorders, which is an ... Read More »

Illuminate Mind-Body-Spirit Festivals in Maryland and Virginia

Enjoy the finest of local holistic wellness practitioners, products and amazing artisans of all kinds.  If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Festivals are a great place to start. Illuminate Annapolis will be held on July 13, Illuminate Ocean City will be held on July 27 ... 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 is offering a free webinar to help break out of this cycle by discussing the root causes of hypothyroidism and natural ways to overcome it. The talk will ... Read More »

Dawson’s Market Hosts Mosaics & Music Event

All are invited to the unveiling of a five-foot long mosaic of peace and an afternoon of award-wining entertainment to raise funds for the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation’s Peace Day. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on June 2. The event will be hosted by Dawson’s Market, in Rockville Town Square. The celebration honors Mattie J.T. ... Read More »

Repair Your Gut, Regain Your Vitality: A Free Webinar

An estimated one in five Americans suffers from digestive disorders from an inflamed, diseased or imbalanced gastro-intestinal system. Many sufferers seek help through over-the-counter medications to alleviate symptoms without addressing the underlying problem. In some cases, digestive disorders become so severe that they develop into serious diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis and acid reflux. Sometimes these problems ... Read More »

Date Night Cooking Classes Offered at Dawson’s Market

The list of events at Dawson’s Market just got a whole lot more fun. The Rockville grocery has added a series of Date Night Cooking classes to their line-up of event. They will be offering a class on California Cuisine and Wine from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 10. This class will feature simple, delicious food with helpful information ... Read More »

Dr. Randy Gastwirt Joins National Integrated Health Associates

National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA) is pleased to welcome Randy Gastwirt, ND, Ph.D., as the newest member of their team. Gastwirt, a Naturopathic Physician is trained in naturopathic medicine, herbal medicine, physical medicine, biofeedback therapy and functional nutrition. Gastwirt’s unique blend of natural and conventional medicine reflects his diverse educational background. He received his Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings, D.C. Welcomes Dr. Sheri Salartash to Our Family of Advertisers

Dental Excellence Integrative Center is quickly becoming known as Alexandria’s finest comprehensive integrative dental center. Their team of highly skilled professionals specialize in cosmetic, orthodontics and general dentistry, as well as sleep solutions and airway and TMJ improvement with a whole-health approach. This family and veteran-owned practice serves the dental needs for the entire family. Leading the team is Dr. ... Read More »