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July / August 2019 Digital Edition
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Natural Awakenings Magazine of Greater Richmond
PO Box 14603
Richmond, VA 23221
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Letter from Publisher
Letter from The Publisher
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Calling All Angels to 'Be Kind'
After more than 4,300 signs painted and given away, Gini Bonnell feels that she has found her calling.
by Julie Peterson
Chrysalis Evolves Into The Innerwork Center
Chrysalis time is a time of change. It is a vulnerable time. It is a sacred time. It occurs when we reflect on the meaning of our life stories and the Greater Story of which we are all a part.
by Elizabeth Smartt
Healing from the Outside In
Topicals as Useful Health Tools
Modern medicine has made huge strides in identifying and treating disease and illness.
by J. Garnet
Help For Home Gardeners
Extension Agents at Your Service
Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.
Pets Can Heal With Natural Approaches
Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.
Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams
We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.
Crops in the City
Urban Agriculture Breaks New Ground
Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’
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Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites
Algae Loss Colors Ocean
Produce to Avoid
Ireland Declares Climate Emergency
Greenhouse Gases Hit Landmark
Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel
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Local News Briefs
Expanded Space, Staff and Services at RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab
Neepa Patel, BPT, DN, has joined RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab’s team.
The Market at 25th Opens in Church Hill
The Market at 25th has opened at 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue, bringing new options for fresh, healthy food into a traditionally underserved area.
Wellness is Rooted in Community
Charlotte Christensen, MS, founder of RootedRVA, believes that true health starts with living soil and confidence in the kitchen.
Free Chiropractic Care for Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members
Veterans and active-duty service members can apply for up to three months of complimentary chiropractic care at Aligned Chiropractic.
More Help for Chronic Pain Sufferers
Nimbus is now also one of the few clinics in Richmond offering oncology massage, which is modified to be safe and supportive for those in treatment for or remission from cancer.
A Better Way to Protect Pets from Mosquitoes
Now, owners can help keep their pets safe from mosquitoes by using a natural repellent like Mosquito-B-Off.
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Kudos ~ Denny Nguyen
Denny Nguyen has joined Dr. Sherron Marquina and the patient support team at Health InSyncs.
Kudos ~ Emma Gazaway
Emma Gazaway, LMT, has joined the team of skilled therapists at Well Into Life Massage & Bodywork.
Kudos ~ Nora Vimala Pozzi
Nora Vimala Pozzi, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, recently graduated from an advanced, two-month Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) Working with Couples.
Kudos ~ New Integral Yoga Teachers
Twelve new Integral Yoga teachers graduated in May after completing a demanding, six-month 200-hour Yoga Alliance-approved training at the Integral Yoga Center of Richmond (IYCoR).
Kudos ~ Elizabeth Malaugh
Elizabeth Malaugh, of Adya Yoga and Ayurveda, recently earned certification to teach The Four Desires, an ancient wisdom methodology used to uncover the soul’s innate longing to fulfill its unique purpose in this life.
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