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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.

Soccer's a Kick for Family Fitness

Summer Olympics Highlights the Excitement
The Summer Olympics highlight the excitement of this fast-paced sport, which builds agility and cardiovascular health. And, small groups of two or more can participate.

The Hunt for Buried Treasure

Geocaching with Man’s Best Friend
Summer trailheads can tempt even the most diehard computer fans to push away from desktops, lace up hiking boots, pack dog treats and trek into the great outdoors to become their own search engines in pursuit of the next geocache.

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.

Cardio Buzz

Trade Energy Snack-Attacks for a Daily Dose of Exercise
Experts agree that trading in energy drinks, lattes and high-calorie power bars for regular walks and other exercise can reduce fatigue by 40 percent and improve overall health.
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Warming Up For Winter Sports

Sure-Fire Ways to Get Fit
Before plunging into winter sports, we can prepare the body ahead of time by toning up major muscle groups.
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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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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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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.

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.

 

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