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Boosting Your Health

Boosting Your Health

Although yoga quickly became popular as a system of physical exercise in the Western world, it has a meditative and spiritual core as well

Create a Healthier & Happier Version of Yourself at Apex MD

Create a Healthier & Happier Version of Yourself at Apex MD

Integrative medicine, a primary focus at Apex MD, is healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person—treating the mind, body and spirit synergistically.

The Gift of Presence

The Gift of Presence

As a methodical process for relaxing, tuning into the present moment and quieting the brain, mindfulness can help students deal with issues by using reason and not just emotion, which assists in dealing with the stress and anxiety of the teen years.

Alternative Strategies to 
Help Depression

Alternative Strategies to 
Help Depression

Medications are known to carry significant side effects, including the ability to cause depression to become a chronic, long-term condition that worsens.

Raising Consciousness

Raising Consciousness

The Recovering from Everyday Addictive Lifestyle program at the Richmond City Jail is intended to reduce recidivism (repeat offenses) by ensuring that individuals are prepared for reentry into society. Ellie Burke is a volunteer.

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Happy Furry Home

Happy Furry Home

Tips for Keeping a Pet-Friendly Home Clean

If you love to live with pets but not their dirty feet and fluff balls, here are effective strategies to keep our space—and theirs—sparkling clean.

Raising a Music Lover

Raising a Music Lover

Kids Thrive to Rhythms of Head and Heart

Adding an M for music to the three R’s boosts students’ self-confidence and bolsters not only their appreciation of music but also vocabulary and math skills.

The Secret of Sublime Living

The Secret of Sublime Living

Savoring Perfect Present Moments

When we pay attention to life’s small, sweet pleasures, we enter into sublime experiences of pure perfection.

The Modern Shaman

The Modern Shaman

Ancient Practices Heal Body and Soul

Shamanism has emerged from Earth’s jungle and forest peoples to offer contemporary society an integrative worldview with rich healing potential.

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Lying Labels

New Term Disguises High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Kinesthetic Kids

New Desks Aid Learning via Movement

Healing Recipe

Cooking May Be the Future of Medicine

Hello Escargot

Pest Control Without Chemicals

Nuclear Advancement

Aerospace Giant Closes in on Superior Fusion Power

Fracking Water

Action Needed to Protect U.S. Drinking Water Supplies

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New Hometown Advances in Laser Tech

New Hometown Advances in Laser Tech

USA Laser Biotech, in Bon Air, has introduced a new generation of Lumix laser systems for pain relief.

Chrysalis Fall Theme Full of Narratives

Chrysalis Fall Theme Full of Narratives

This fall, Chrysalis Institute presents a rich and varied array of classes, workshops and programs focused on the theme, The Narrative Thread: Story and the Search for Meaning.

Three Heads are Better Than One

Three Heads are Better Than One

Satori Poch, a licensed acupuncturist and owner of Comfort Acupuncture, LLC, has been approved to practice at Parham Henrico Doctor’s Hospital.

Integral Yoga Center New Teacher Training

Integral Yoga Center New Teacher Training

Integral Yoga Center of Richmond, an affiliate of Yogaville, is starting its 200-hour Yoga Alliance-accredited six-month long teacher training on November 8.

Injury Prevention for Young Athletes

Injury Prevention for Young Athletes

Injury Prevention for Young Athletes at the Therapeutic Massage & Wellness Center is a new program focusing on the growing concern of repetitive injuries experienced by young athletes.

Urban Baby Beginnings Helps Moms Thrive

Urban Baby Beginnings Helps Moms Thrive

Urban Baby Beginnings Community Cares Prenatal Clinic has opened at 1704 West Laburunum Avenue to change the approach to solving low birth outcomes for women in poverty through collaborative efforts, regardless of their income level.

Acupuncture Now Available on Southside

Acupuncture Now Available on Southside

Sean Honea, LAc, and his wife Erica Honea, MSOM, have opened the first dedicated community acupuncture practice south of the James River.

Integral Yoga Center Grand Opening

Integral Yoga Center Grand Opening

The Integral Yoga Center of Richmond, located in the Museum District, will hold a grand opening event for their new space at 213 Roseneath Road on September 24.

Holistic Community Group Changes Name

Holistic Community Group Changes Name

Richmond MindBodySpirit (formerly Richmond MindBody Fair) will begin a new season from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 10 at Archstone Counseling & Treatment Center.

Get Involved with the Local Food Movement

Get Involved with the Local Food Movement

Real Local RVA is a grassroots group of small, independent grocery stores, restaurants, farmers’ markets, farmers, producers and nonprofits dedicated to growing the local food scene in Richmond and the surrounding area.

Meditate the Vote—the Real Conversation

Meditate the Vote—the Real Conversation

The #MeditatetheVote grassroots campaign began on May 1 and will continue up to Election Day on November 8 to bring respect, compassion and a peaceful dialog to our election process.