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How To Incorporate “Green Medicine” Into Your Life

During April, when we celebrate Earth Day, we focus on “green living” for our external environment. Our bodies are our internal environments. No doubt our external environment affects the health of our internal environments. But what can we do for our internal environment that will make a difference not only in our own lives, but also be helpful and sustainable ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings Speaks With Dr. Kogan

Springtime heralds rejuvenation and rebirth. Isn’t it time you should check out what’s hiding underneath those sweatshirts and sweaters? Has your body become an unsightly testament to hibernation and deposition of fat? Read More »

What Makes a Salon Natural?

With the rise of the organic movement in almost every industry, the health care and cosmetic industry are also at the forefront of what is authentic and efficient to achieve true long-lasting results: the use of natural and organic products. Read More »

Hudson Valley Artisans Create Hand Made Furniture Out of Reclaimed Materials

Dancing Moon LLC designs and builds high end limited edition furniture and accessories, using reclaimed materials and environmentally friendly finishes as much as practical.  With a caring philosophy about the environment, they founded the company on one guiding principle that their team has full heartedly embraced, which is to follow a sustainable approach. Read More »

Designing an Open House to Wellness

Embarking on a new partnership, Natural Awakenings Magazine and Stonehenge Properties are on the path to creating a more holistic approach to living in Manhattan by bridging the gap between Stonehenge residents and the communities where they live. Awareness, teamwork and social responsibility were among some of the key points discussed at this month's Wellness Summit held at The Olivia, one of ... Read More »

The Big Green Apple

The Big Apple will turn green on April 21-22, 2012 as the nation’s premier eco-living event, Green Festival, makes its debut in New York City!  The new LEED-certified Javits Center North Wing will host the event, which will feature hundreds of eco-innovators, guest speakers including author, Van Jones, entrepreneurs, Russell Simmons, Dylan Ratigan and Chris Yura, as well as activist, Amy ... Read More »

Make a Difference: Help Find a Cure for Liposarcoma, a Rare and Dangerous Cancer

The Wendy Walk, formed by the children of Wendy Landes, Matt, Ali and Jackie to support her when she was diagnosed with Liposarcoma three years ago, will be held on April 29 at 11:00 am in Central Park.  After the walk, participants are invited to join the Landes family for a complementary brunch. Read More »

Publishers Letter. April 2012

Hello Natural Awakenings Readers and Friends, Here we are in this bountiful month of earthly joys.  With the early turn of the season, we are buzzing with fervor to celebrate our mother earth and her beauty on Earth Day, April 22nd in New York .  On this day you will be able to join Natural Awakenings and the people you see in our ... Read More »

Creating Vertical Communities of Wellness in NYC

Renting an apartment in New York entails so many decisions. What neighborhood do you want to live in? Do you want an elevator? How about a doorman? With all of these decisions, renters rarely ask themselves: “What can my landlord do to enhance my lifestyle?” But maybe they should. Read More »

New Film Explores the Nature of Perception, Imagination and Reality

A new movie, released by Samuel Goldwyn Films, written and produced by Austin Vickers and directed by award-winning Scott Cervine is coming to town: People v. The State of Illusion will debut in May in New York City. Reviewers for The Huffington Post and others have called the film “A Must See” and compared the feature-length film to What The Bleep ... Read More »