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Gardening As Exercise

A Double-Rewarding Workout
A beautiful yard flowing with flowers or a hearty vegetable garden can double as a comprehensive gym. If you garden on a regular basis, odds are you are getting a healthy dose of exercise.

Just Walk

22 Minutes a Day Boosts Well-Being
The good news about walking keeps mounting: A brisk stroll reduces anxiety and depression, helps us think more clearly and fosters honest shared conversation.

Championing Holistic Athletes

The New Face of Sports Medicine
Athletes in a wide range of sports are finding that natural diets and holistic healing modalities help them achieve their personal best.

Rolling for Fitness

DIY Rollers Ease Pain and Aid Flexibility
Rollers that rub out muscle kinks are the latest fitness trend, offering self-massage relief to everyone from soccer players to stiffening seniors.

Savvy Cycling

Keep the Hard Knocks Out of Biking
By choosing the right bicycle, wearing a helmet, pedaling a little faster, and keeping an eye out for distracted drivers, cyclists can fully enjoy the road without suffering pain or bruises.
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10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit
Walking 10,000 steps a day began as a pedometer marketing ploy, but it’s become a goal worth striving for because of the way it beats back diseases like diabetes and breast cancer.
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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

Yoga Eases Eating Disorders

Regular Practice Reduces Anxiety and Depression

Tart Cherry Aids Runner Performance

Improves Times, Decreases Inflammation

High-Intensity Workouts May Keep People Coming Back

Irregular Exercisers Find HIIT Enjoyable
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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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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.

Training for Women at Moy Yat Kung Fu

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

 

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