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Eastover Hosts Qi-Boosting Workshops in November

In November, it’s all about qi at Eastover Estate and Eco-Village. The 600-acre retreat center in the heart of the Berkshires is hosting two special workshops designed to heal and rejuvenate: Sheng Zhen Healing Qigong and Ba Gua Zhang, from November 10 to 15; and Women’s Qi Cultivation, from November 17 to 19. Junfeng Li, the former head coach of China’s National Wushu team, is considered the driving force behind the promotion ... Read More »

Digital Detox Workshop Teaches The Power of Off

Nancy Colier, author of The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World, will hold a workshop on that theme November 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the New York Open Center, 22 East 33rd Street. A psychotherapist in private practice, Colier is also an interfaith minister, a mindfulness teacher, a relationship coach and a blogger at Huffington Post and Psychology ... Read More »

Awaken Wellness Fair Makes Trip 20 to Tarrytown

The Awaken Wellness Fair, New York’s “body-mind-spirit-green expo,” will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, located at 455 South Broadway, on November 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “This is the fair’s 20th trip to Tarrytown, but it always brings something fresh and new,” says founder Paula Caracappa, CEO of PPC Group. “This autumn, for example, we’ve expanded to a third room of speakers. Yes, the Awaken Wellness Fair is ... Read More »

Ozone “The Miracle Medicine”

Effective, widespread treatment of disease is possible through toxin elimination, if only more doctors would fill patients in on the internationally renowned, results-driven method that’s capable of doing it. Oxygen’s reputation precedes it. The human body is largely composed of it, most of our metabolic energy production comes from it, and all our internal processes are regulated by it. In ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »