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Welcome to the Inaugural Live Well Loudon Festival

All are invited to participate in the inaugural Live Well Loudoun Festival, a one-day community celebration, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on April 22. The event will be promoting Loudoun-based, service and product companies who, according to event organizer, Natalie Hughes, “engage the Loudoun Community to live mindfully” by eating well, exercising smart, working well, giving well, living green, ... Read More »

Become a Medical Massage Therapist

There is a growing trend in the greater D.C. area for individuals adding a regular massage to their healthcare routine. Likewise, employers are realizing the positive effects of providing massage to their teams and have therapists bring massage chairs to the office for the staff to have short seated massages, before going back to work—feeling appreciated and motivated. Top professional ... Read More »

The Foundational Event for Trinity School of Natural Health

Trinity School of Natural Health is a nonprofit, educational institution that offers a complete natural health education, to provide people with hope, solutions and support to transform their lives and improve the world. Their Foundational Event provides students with the knowledge of core natural health competencies needed not only to improve their health, but also, the health of those around ... Read More »

People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C.

In the wake the international Women’s Marches, activists are planning a major People’s Climate March on April 29, in Washington, D.C. and across the country. The effort is being organized by the coalition formed out of 2014’s People’s Climate March, which brought more than 400,000 people to the streets of New York City and many more around the world. The ... Read More »

New Book on Sickle Cell Natural Healing

Tamika Moseley, speaker and sickle cell advocate, has released a ground-breaking book, Sickle Cell Natural Healing. Sickle cell is an inherited blood disease, caused when an individual does not produce enough red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body. Because of this, the blood becomes stuck in the vessels and leads to chronic pain, organ damage or failure, stroke ... Read More »

Gathering of Alternative Practitioners at The DC Dentist

At The DC Dentist, one of the main philosophies is to help patients keep their teeth for the rest of their lives. This is a relatively easy process by making sure that bacteria are kept in control by brushing and flossing, as well as seeing a holistic dentist on a regular basis. Another way to maintain full health is to ... Read More »

Two-Day Workshop to Reverse Chronic Illnesses

Kyle Davies, author of The Intelligent Body: Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain from the Inside Out, will be in the area April 1 and 2, offering an experiential workshop to present his successful, proven Energy-Flow Coaching model of illness and recovery. This program has helped hundreds of sufferers of chronic illnesses achieve optimal health and wellness. The workshop will take ... Read More »

Women’s Wellness Retreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Looking for an opportunity to refresh your passion and your soul in the months ahead? You are invited to Nurture Your Passion, Nourish Your Soul, a women’s retreat to be held April 13 to 16 at Blue Mountain Retreat Center, in Knoxville, Maryland. This gathering is for women who are serving, caretaking or contributing to the world, as well as ... Read More »

MBSR Boosts Self-Care Dimension of Health

Stressed-out students, civil servants, scientists and septuagenarians alike throughout the D.C. area are learning how to take better care of themselves in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course offered by the GW Center for Integrative Medicine (GWCIM), in Washington, D.C. Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, the evidence-based, eight-week training brings mindfulness meditation into the medical mainstream, where GWCIM’s medical director Dr. Mikhail ... 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 »