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July / August 2019 Digital Edition

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Do You Parkour?

Using the World as a Fitness Playground
Vaulting in popularity, this acrobatic freerunning is spiked with somersaulting, jumping and climbing and even running up and over walls.

Swimming in Nature

Splashing Safely in Lakes and Oceans
Swimming in open water is a summer delight—provided we take care to avoid lightning, rip currents, careless boaters and other killjoys.

Fitness 2017

New Year’s Resolutions that Stick
Guidance from a personal trainer, clear goals and an ability to forgive our own slip-ups are key to staying on track with an exercise program.

Aligning for Fitness

Chiropractic Care Prevents Injury, Boosts Performance
Athletes and fitness enthusiasts are discovering how chiropractic care, which supports healthy structure and functioning of the skeletal and muscular systems, goes beyond rehabilitation benefits to also enhance performance.

Picture Perfect

From athletes to astronauts, mental imagery boosts performance.
Using imagery and positive self-talk can increase the confidence and improve the efforts of any type of athlete, from amateur to elite. Such gains also advance overall well-being.
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Fit Body This Month

Take a Cerebral Spin

Cycling for a Healthier Brain
Pedaling away for even 20 minutes a day, indoors or outdoors, fires up brain cell production and lowers symptoms of depression – and that’s just the beginning of cognitive benefits.
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Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young

Benefits of Cardio Activity

Sit Less to Live Longer

Increasing Movement Adds to Longevity

Dancing Prevents Senior Decline

Improves Daily Living

Prenatal Yoga Reduces Caesareans and Labor Pain

Helps With Smoother Deliveries

Exercise Improves Young Brains, Too

Not Just Seniors Who Can Benefit

Exercise Boosts Good Gut Bacteria

Cardio Improves Healthy Microbes
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In celebration of national yoga month…

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

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
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A New Place For the Soul to Shine

SoulShine Studios, Richmond’s first and only boutique Nia and yoga studio, is opening at 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 111, in the Stony Point Fashion Park.

Help for Those Suffering Physical and Emotional Distress

Flowering Cactus is a new holistic resource for helping people in physical and emotional pain find alignment in the body, mind and spirit so they can more easily and joyfully do the things they love for as long as possible.

Yoga for People and Pets

Affordability and all-inclusivity were the key words for her to put down roots after being mobile for more than 13 years.

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.

 

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