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Boning Up

Exercise Helps Maintain and Restore Bone Density
Millions of Americans either suffer from osteoporosis or have low bone mass and are at high risk for developing the disease. The main reason is simply underuse. Apply these tips to help improve your bone health.

Fitness à la Carte

The Latest, Hottest Trends
Gyms nationwide are offering up a wide range of diverse classes, from ballet-inspired workouts to interval training, that take the routine out of exercise.

Cellulite Shrinkers

Five Simple Exercises to Smooth Thighs
Sure, it takes a little effort, but doing these straightforward routines will build leg muscles and reduce unsightly lumps and dimples.

What’s so Funny about Yoga?

Laughter Yoga First Cracks Us Up, Then Calms Us Down
Most yoga classes take place in quiet rooms full of earnest faces in various states of relaxation and concentration. Not so with laughter yoga, an unusual workout for the body, mind and spirit that aims to banish the blues by busting a gut.

Shall We Dance?

Ballroom’s Health Benefits Can Be Addictive
From the mambo’s sultry hip shimmies to the foxtrot’s long, sweeping steps, ballroom dancing has captured today’s fitness spotlight as a shining venue for shaping up, improving cardiovascular health and losing weight.
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Fit Body This Month

Four Reasons to Break a Sweat

The Fast Path to Flushing Toxins
Pesticide, plastic phthalate, heavy metal and BPA chemicals efficiently exit our body when we perspire during a workout, sauna or sunny walk.
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Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Improves Times, Decreases Inflammation

High-Intensity Workouts May Keep People Coming Back

Irregular Exercisers Find HIIT Enjoyable

Not-So-Speedy Pedaling Boosts Benefits

Ideal Biking Pace

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Ditch the Shoes for Better Form

Exercise in Midlife Helps Preserve Mental Sharpness

Keeps Cognitive Impairment at Bay

Music Makes Exercise Easier

Provides a Workout Boost
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Boosting Your Health

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

Yoga Month 2016

Natural Awakenings invites you to learn more about these teachers and centers committed to the well-being of our community.

How Qigong HEALED a Wounded September 11th Firefighter!

September 16-18, 2016 QI REVOLUTION comes to Virginia Beach Convention Center. The event is open to the public and firefighters and veterans are admitted free.

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville Celebrates 50 Years of Integral Yoga

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville will be celebrating 50 years of Integral Yoga this summer by hosting a series of programs and events from July 15 through 17, followed by a week of special conferences.

Healing Chronic Pain and Depression Naturally

Natural Awakenings interviewed Dr. Norman Shealy, a neurosurgeon and world-renowned expert on management of chronic pain and depression, to get a better understanding of the connection these maladies.
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Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation Holds Annual SpeakUp5k

The Cameron K. Gallagher (CKG) Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU will conduct the fourth annual Dominion Payroll SpeakUp5k on September 9.

New Source for Reiki and Kundalini Classes

Reiki master teacher/practitioner Sepidar Misaghian offers reiki healing sessions at Adya Yoga and Ayurveda.

Training for Women at Moy Yat Kung Fu

Moy Yat Kung Fu Academy of Richmond is now offering Ving Tsun women’s classes.

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

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.

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