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NewLife Expo Comes to Hotel New Yorker October 27-29

Exhibitors from around the world are expected to participate in New York City’s next NewLife Expo, which returns to the newly renovated Hotel New Yorker (34th and 8th Avenues) October 27 through 29. They will be on hand with cutting-edge information, products and services designed to feed the mind, body and spirit, says expo founder and producer Mark Becker. “Crystal Tones will bring their crystal bowls, and Momentum98 will demonstrate their infrared saunas,” he says. “They ... Read More »

Pre-Travel Wellness Tips from Metro Integrative Experts

Travel is supposed to be fun and relaxing, but it can bring unexpected surprises—from tummy troubles to dehydration—that take away from the experience. The staff of Metro Integrative Pharmacy, at Lexington Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets, includes nutritionists, aestheticians, herbalists and naturopaths who can dispense free pre-travel advice to people seeking natural ways to feel and look great on the move. “The biggest challenge to wellness when traveling is probably stomach upset,” says Karen Wright, a doctor of traditional naturopathy. ... Read More »

Q&A with Dr. Michael Greger for Natural Awakenings

Michael Greger, MD, is a licensed general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition, as well as an internationally recognized professional speaker on many public health issues, including nutrition, food safety, and public health. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger also serves as the Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at The Humane Society of the United States. In 2011, ... Read More »

Former Chinese National Coach Leads Eastover Classes

Master Li Junfeng, former head coach of China’s National Martial Arts Team, will be a guest teacher at Eastover Estate and Retreat from November 10 to 15, offering Sheng Zhen Healing Qigong and Ba Gua Zhang. More than 100 children won gold medals in martial arts under Li’s guidance. He also has directed and acted in several martial arts films. Sheng Zhen Healing Qigong involves a series of ... Read More »

Human Papilloma virus (HPV)- The latest answer

Do you have HPV infection?   According the U. S. Center for Disease Control, genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are 40 or more types of HPV that can infect the genital areas of men and women as well as the throat and mouth! HPV may cause serious health problems, including genital warts and ... Read More »

Musa Muhaiyaddeen Leads Free Lecture Series

Create Your Own Destiny, a series of spontaneous talks by Sufi guide Musa Muhaiyaddeen. Join in at any time. Meetings are held at New York New Church, 114 East 35th Street at 4:30-5:30pm followed by Zikr, a prayer recitation for those who would like to join in. “This world is a difficult place where we have so many trials, so many problems, yet it is here we ... Read More »

TV Host Brings Transformation Event to NYC Oct 7-8

Joshua Bloom, a quantum healer and host of “Emotionally Free TV,” will lead a workshop in his new healing modality, LifeForce Awakening, October 7 and 8 in New York City. Bloom, who previously created the modality known as Quantum Energy Transformation, says this live workshop, Ignite Your Healing Powers, will offer tools for helping people who feel overwhelmed or emotionally raw. “This workshop is profoundly transformational,” he says. “You’ll leave in a calmer, more thoughtful and peaceful state that ... Read More »

Show Your Trail Love in NY

by Lindsay Yoder, Program Assistant The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is comprised of member organizations and individuals dedicated to providing recreational hiking opportunities in the region, and representing the interests and concerns of the hiking community. The Trail Conference is a volunteer-directed not-for-profit service organization committed to: • Developing, building, and maintaining over 2,000 miles of trails • Protecting hiking trail lands through ... Read More »

Holistic Health Retailer Celebrates One Year

Metro Drugs, which has provided fertility and compounded medicines in New York City for 26 years, is celebrating the first anniversary of its transformation to Metro Integrative Pharmacy, a comprehensive holistic health and wellness store. Metro is independently owned and has a history of providing personalized and specialized pharmacy service to the Upper East Side community. The traditional pharmacy is now complemented by a product line focused on organic, natural ... Read More »

A Conversation with Hilda Demirjian

Natural Awakenings recently sat down with Hilda Demirjian, owner of two aesthetic laser and skin care centers in Manhattan and White Plains, New York to discuss her passion for skin, education, and her proprietary skin care product line. How did you first develop interest in health and skin care? My passion for skin began in my native country, Persia, where skin care and wellness is still considered highly valuable and important. As a young ... Read More »