Spotlight

Collaborative Whole Person Healing in Rockville

Spotlight on CHI Health Care by Robin Fillmore In 2011, David Fogel, M.D., and Ilana Bar-Levav, M.D., co-founded CHI Health Care, formerly known as the Casey Health Institute, with the mission to provide exceptional integrative health care through collaboration and innovation. Over the past eight years, CHI has become known regionally for their excellence in providing patient care that emphasizes ... Read More »

Tending the Mind, Body and Spirit Through the Holidays

Rise Well-Being Center Keeps You Grounded in December December already?! If your 2018 has flown by, do you have interest in slowing down to savor 2019? Do you ask yourself if that is possible, and if so, how?  Yes! Yes! Yes—it is possible, even in this most demanding D.C. area. You may wonder how. This is a layered and individualized ... Read More »

ONE COMMON UNITY Pedals to Prevent Violence During Third Annual Peace Ride

Registration has begun for One Common Unity’s Third Annual PEACE RIDE, which will take place Saturday, September 29 ​from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Washington, D.C. ​The ride will cover 19 scenic miles, starting from the Lincoln Memorial and spreading across the District and Virginia. All are welcome to be a part of this effort to fulfill the mission ... Read More »

Walking the Indigo Path

by Dr. Isabel Sharkar, ND It’s one thing to treat symptoms—it’s another thing to have vibrant thriving health. From years of practice and thousands of clients treated, it is the experience at the Indigo Integrative Health Clinic that those who commit to getting well do so. The first step to healing and experiencing thriving vibrant health is commitment. As your ... Read More »

Lovelight—More Than a Yoga Festival

by Robin Fillmore The Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival returns again this September to spread love and yoga for a third amazing season. This year, the nationally recognized festival will once again weave together not just another festival, but an opportunity to build on the emerging consciousness that individual’s voices. Festival-goers, when joined for the good of the planet and ... Read More »

A New Oasis for Well-Being in Reston

A Spotlight on Rise Well-Being Center There is a new model for maintaining well-being in northern Virginia, and it is now serving health-seekers from all corners of the greater metropolitan area. Rise Well-Being Center, founded by Lisa Goodwin, opened its doors March 1 at 11130 Sunrise Valley Drive, in Reston. Their mission is to offer a path to wholeness by consciously ... Read More »

Local Organic Produce in the Greater D.C. Area

A Spotlight on Spiral Path Farm by Robin Fillmore For the past 25 years, Spiral Path Farm has been supplying good, fresh, organic produce to eager consumers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. The farm, located in south-central Pennsylvania, was founded in 1978 by their parents Mike and Terra Brownback. Brothers Lucas and Will Brownback continue the legacy of their parents by sharing ... Read More »

Rose Wellness Provides a Fully Integrative Approach to Wellness and Healing

Sushma Hirani, M.D., a family medicine practitioner, has been practicing integrative medicine using the best of conventional and alternative medicine techniques for the past 11 years. When a patient has what Hirani refers to as their “Aha! moment”—the moment they finally start to understand why their body is behaving the way it is—the healing process begins automatically because they not ... Read More »

Steps to Create a Healthy Environment

A Conversation with Dr. Mark McClure of National Integrated Health Associates Natural Awakenings, Washington, D.C. editor, Robin Fillmore, had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Mark McClure why and how we all need to be aware of creating a toxin-free home to live a long and healthy life. Below is a part of that interaction. Why is it important for ... Read More »

Bringing Brain Science and Comprehensive Healing to Bethesda

A Spotlight on The Mindfulness Center by Robin Fillmore The Mindfulness Center (TMC) in Bethesda, Maryland may look like any other small, community yoga studio but as a family-run, nonprofit institution, led by neuroscientist Dr. Deborah Norris, they are bringing life-changing mindfulness-based health services to the D.C. area and nationwide. Founded in 2009, by Deborah Norris Ph.D. and her daughters, ... Read More »