Spotlight

Veterans with PTSD Love Qi

by Jeff Primack Throughout the country, Qi Revolution has empowered thousands of people to practice qigong under one roof, which forms a massive group energy field. It accelerates everyone’s ability to feel qi and progress, and is particularly healing for veterans. Open to the public, all are invited to experience Qi Revolution and join expert healers, doctors and even teenagers, ... Read More »

The Intelligent Body:

Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain from the Inside-Out Why are we seeing growing numbers of people suffering from debilitating chronic symptoms of pain, fatigue, inflammation and cognitive impairment that medicine is failing to resolve? Significant advances over the last half-century have seen medication as the focus of conventional health care. Yet medication, for the most part, merely masks symptoms, blocks ... Read More »

A Passion for Holistic Health Care for Children

A Spotlight on Dr. Lorelle Bradley of NIHA by Robin Fillmore Dr. Lorelle Bradley is a holistic pediatrician at National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA) who understands that to help children, and their parents, she must be more than their doctor. She also serves as a navigator and advocate, helping families develop their children into healthy productive adults. Trained as a ... Read More »

Magic Wand Murals

A Spotlight on Nancy Illman Nancy Illman has been painting interior murals for 25 years, and sees it as a healing modality. “I do reiki and I paint walls, and in my mind, the two practices are closely aligned; they’re both ways I can enhance people’s enjoyment of their life. People think of art therapy as a creative method of ... Read More »

Beyond the Big Box

A Spotlight on Amicus Green Building Center There is an undeniable trend in our area and throughout the country, where many individuals are beginning to understand that the path to wholeness is achieved beyond eating a healthy diet and getting the right amount of exercise. What goes into the body is just as important as the environment in which a ... Read More »

Meditate Everywhere

How to Make America Great by Cullen Kowalski and Matt Willmott Cullen Kowalski knows that our elected leaders will not save us. The solution, he says, is to help guide an evolution in consciousness. Kowalski aims to act locally, but he is not thinking small. In 2013, he founded Samsara House 2023, a rowhouse in Bloomingdale, Washington, D.C., dedicated to ... Read More »

Non-Surgical Body Slimming and Contouring in Falls Church

The industry of body contouring and slimming without surgery has exploded in the past decade. This is particularly good news for those men and women who eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly but are still unable to rid themselves of stubborn fat areas, primarily in the thighs, hips and waist. The wildly popular, FDA-approved Zerona laser treatment is now ... Read More »

Organic Skincare Products and Facials in Vienna

A Spotlight on Studio Pilar Nestled in her Vienna studio, Pilar is leading the way for women to uncover their true beauty by sharing her expertise and knowledge about natural and organic skin care products. For more than 14 years, Pilar has been discovering and sharing the real secrets of feeling beautiful by carefully cultivating a menu of products and ... Read More »

Mini Spotlights – Natural Beauty

Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine Since 1994, Teresa Boardwine, RH, AHGI, has been on a mission to educate and empower others to heal themselves using herbal medicine—both on the inside and outside—through the Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine. Boardwine, the founder of the school and an herbalist for 22 years, she also is registered with the American Herbalist ... Read More »

A Conscious Collaborative

A Spotlight on Helicon Works Architecture by Sam Hudgins Most people would label Helicon Works Architecture (HWA) collaborative as green or sustainable. However, founder and principle architect Bill Hutchins prefers to think of it simply as architecture with a conscious. He notes, “For me, it should just be good architecture.” Officially opening in 1989, Helicon Works Architecture morphed into a ... Read More »