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July / August 2018 Digital Edition

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Bike to Work

The Two-Wheel Commuting Wow
People might start commuting by bicycle to improve their fitness, save money or support sustainability, but they continue because it’s fun.

Mastering Self-Defense

Staying Aware Avoids Problems
Effective self-defense comes when we move mindfully through environments and know how to safely redirect an opponent’s energy.

Mastering the Force

The Martial Arts Hold Deep Inner Lessons
Martial arts focus equally on internal and external well-being. Here are five key life lessons that martial arts can teach us.

Gliding Across Snowscapes

Cross-Country Ski to Explore Winter’s Wonders
It lacks the speed and intensity of downhill skiing, but that’s the charm of cross-country skiing for those that love quiet time in nature while losing weight and building muscle.

Yoga Your Way

If you’re curious about trying yoga but are confused by the plethora of styles and classes, here’s a short guide to help you figure it all out.
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Dive Into Swimming

10 Tips to Optimize Workouts
Swimming offers a low-impact and highly satisfying exercise routine. Strategies from world-class experts can make pool time even more productive and enjoyable.
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Exercise Boosts Good Gut Bacteria

Cardio Improves Healthy Microbes

Yoga Soothes the Blues

Lowers Symptoms of Depression

Physical Activity Deters Alzheimer's

Reduce Risk with Movement

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Exercise Protects the Mind

Tai Chi Eases the Blues

Helps Depression Sufferers

Aerobics Improve Brain Function

Boosts Volume and Gray Matter
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Kundalini Yoga

Reduces Stress

Richmond Yoga Teachers

Live Their Craft
Richmond is home to many dedicated yoga teachers with passion to sustain their practice and live it off the mat.

Yoga Month 2017

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.
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Feeling Fit With Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga has a new home in Richmond at 213 Roseneath Road, Suite 102, thanks to a collaboration between Nora Vimala Pozzi, owner/director of the Integral Yoga Center of Richmond and Slash Coleman, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader.

Experience the Healing Practice of Breathwork

Melissa Terese Young, founder of Breathwork Worldwide and a Breathwork facilitator, is happy to be bringing the practice to Richmond. Breathwork is a respiratory therapy rooted in Eastern cultures. It originated centuries ago as a yogic pranayama (breath control) practice.

Kinis Active Wear is for Everyone

Kinis is a new active wear company in Richmond that designs innovative products that help people realize the full strength of their body and mind.

New Yoga School Offers Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Training

The Mibo School of Yoga is opening one of the first East Coast Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Training schools that includes classes, workshops and 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher training programs.

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.

 

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