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Relax and Unwind

Restorative Yoga Poses Foster Healing
If even touching our toes is too much of a stretch, restorative yoga might be a good first move. It uses pillows, blocks and blankets to support the body in deeply healthful asanas.

Play the Inner Game

Quiet the Mind to Learn, Excel and Have Fun
Tim Gallwey, author of The Inner Game of Tennis, offers insights that can enhance learning and heighten performance and enjoyment of life, both on and off the court.

Good Clean Fun Water Sports

Saying No to a Wave of Trash
It’s hard to enjoy the water when it’s littered with plastic trash and other flotsam—which is why sports lovers across the country are rallying to collect floating and submerged debris.

Trekking as Pilgrimage

A Literal Path to Personal Growth
For causes ranging from climate change to spiritual insights, people are putting on their hiking boots and going the distance.

Zen Golf

Master the Mind to Master the Game
More golfers are turning to meditation, breathing and visualization to keep their minds focused and free of distraction.
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Run Fun

Races Beckon Beginners
Spring is a fine time to lace up our running shoes and head for the road or trail; maybe even start training for a community race.
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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

Senior Joggers Enjoy Youthful Metabolic Rate

Benefits of Running Later in Life

Sweat Can Transfer Happiness

Contagious Emotional State

Unsafe Playfields

Artificial Surfaces Pose Risks
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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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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.

Summer Yoga Camp

Yoga with Nitya Summer Camp, a camp for kids 5 to 13 years old in RVA that teaches how to live yoga, is providing a four week camp running from July 11 through August 1 at Unity Church of Richmond.

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