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Reiki Training Offered in Bethesda

Become Reiki I certified with this weekend-training offered at The Mindfulness Center on February 6 and 7. This training gives attendees an understanding of Reiki and its benefits for themselves and others. No previous experience necessary, just a desire to learn helpful and healthful techniques for self-care. This class is particularly beneficial for social workers (CEUs available), yoga instructors, healthcare ... Read More »

Basketball Meets Yoga

The Gallaudet University men’s basketball team had their first class at Bikram Yoga Ivy City Tuesday last month. This is a growing trend as Bikram yoga is becoming increasingly popular among athletes and sports enthusiasts. Practicing Hatha Yoga postures (asanas) is the only natural physical activity where participants gain energy, instead of losing it. The Gallaudet Bisons participated in a ... Read More »

Give a Valentine’s Gift of Health

            Finding that perfect expression of love at Valentine’s Day can be a challenge—but it doesn’t have to be. Neck, Back and Beyond, in Fairfax, is offering special Valentine’s Day gift certificates for some of their most well-loved, healing treatments, such as chiropractic care, massage, acupuncture, polarity therapy, reflexology, lymphatic drainage and colon hydrotherapy. Known as leaders in the area for ... Read More »

New Program to Potentially Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

For the sufferers of type 2 diabetes, the potential for a pain-free life of optimal health is limited. Never-ending, ever-complicated “maintaining” of the disease, along with the life-altering problems and dangers that can accompany its progression. Now, the program, 90 Days to Alive, offered by E4, offers new hope. E4 is the avowed life mission of John Vargas Eddy. E4 ... Read More »

Celebrate with Bikram Yoga Riverdale Park

Join the second anniversary open house at Bikram Yoga Riverdale Park, in PG County, over the weekend of February 20 and 21. An amazing celebration is planned with events such henna artists, wine tasting, acupuncture, massage, music and lots of great classes. Plus, there is an opportunity to just stop by and take a tour of the beautiful state-of-the-art facilities. ... Read More »

Experience Sacred Energies at a Local Retreat

Rather than going to Peru to experience sacred energies, there is now a closer opportunity, offered in the serene sacred ground in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, at The Land Celebration in Gore, Virginia, not far from Winchester. Calling in the SunLight, a Spiritual and Healing Retreat will be held the weekend of April 23 and 24. All ... Read More »

Environmental Film Festival to Present Over 130 Films

The 24th annual Environmental Film Festival in the nation’s capital, the largest and longest-running environmental film festival in the country, will present more than 130 films selected to provide fresh perspectives on a wide variety of environmental issues facing Earth, from March 15 to 26. “Parks: Protecting Wild”, exploring the vital role of parks and protected areas in conserving the ... Read More »

Online Meditation Teacher Training

The Mindfulness Center online Meditation Teacher Training is a 160-hour immersion program that informs the participant through both informational content and experiential practices using podcasts of guided meditations, journaling, scripting and recording your own meditations, along with a library of content rich in information on the science, practice and application of mindfulness in health care and education. This certification program ... Read More »

Reduce Your Stress with Mindfulness This Winter

Winter classes start on January 24 for the GW Center for Integrative Medicine’s eight-week course “Reducing Stress with Mindfulness”. Based on the widely renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the UMass Medical Center, this experiential course teaches new skills for reducing stress and managing pain, emphasizing mindfulness meditation and body-centered practices that awaken present moment awareness. Starter sessions and private mindfulness ... Read More »

GreenFare Café Opens With Delicious and Healthy Food Options in Herndon

With current scientific research showing that a whole-plant diet is optimal for human health and minimizes our environmental impact, GreenFare salon café was launched on November 1 to provide delicious organic, whole-plant food. GreenFare is located at 408 Elden Street in Herndon and is open daily between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Working in concert with noted medical professionals who ... Read More »