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Holistic Dentist Offers Benefits beyond Traditional Treatment

By Robert Ryan It was with some trepidation that I approached my initial visit with Dr. Lewis Gross, the director of the Tribeca Center for Holistic and Integrative Dentistry. It had been some time since I’d seen a dentist, and I was expecting the worst. An upper-right molar had cracked, and I hadn’t had a cleaning in a long time. For ... Read More »

Shake Your Soul® Classes at New York Open Center

Odelia Shargian of Movement Bliss Studio will offer a weekly class, Shake Your Soul®: Dance for Your Health, Thursdays in August, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the New York Open Center. Shargian, a Shake Your Soul® (SYS) instructor and teacher trainer in NYC and Tenafly, New Jersey, says the technique is suitable for all fitness levels. Based in integrative dance, meditative movement and mindfulness, SYS is ... Read More »

Massage Offers Natural Approach to Infertility

    For some couples, the journey toward parenthood is stalled at conception. While many women conceive without difficulty, approximately one in every 10 couples has problems with infertility. A certified fertility massage therapist can offer an effective nonmedical approach to the problem, says Nicole Lucas, owner of BodhiWork in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. “Nurturing the Mother Fertility Massage helps couples create a fertile environment for new life,” ... Read More »

Psychic Joan Carra Hosts Eclipse Panel & Pet Communication

Renowned medium Joan Carra will host two special events this month at the Edgar Cayce Center of New York, where she is now a practitioner: a panel discussion of the upcoming total solar eclipse and an interactive course in animal communications. In anticipation of the solar eclipse that will cast a shadow across the United States on August 21, Carra ... Read More »

The Voyage to Well-being: Vegan Caribbean Cruise Celebrates 15 Years of Sailing

Since 2004, Holistic Holiday at Sea vegan cruise has welcomed more than 15,000 guests with opportunities that meet each person wherever they are on their journey to health. Often described as a life-changing conference, vacation, and wellness retreat all-in-one, Holistic Holiday at Sea combines classes from plant-based leaders; fitness and mindfulness workshops; exotic ports of call; and gourmet food—all centered on the topic of plant-based nutrition and lifestyle. The next voyage takes place ... Read More »

Vegetarian Vision Returns to NYC for 25th Anniversary

Vegetarian Vision, in conjunction with New Life Expo, will bring the nation’s largest vegetarian and health convention to New York September 9 and 10 at Penn Plaza Pavilion, located at 401 7th Avenue at 33rd Street (across from Penn Station). The event will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days. An international vegetarian convention and health and food festival, Vegetarian Vision is “a full weekend ... Read More »

Renowned Qigong, Kung Fu Master Teaches at Eastover

Qigong and kung fu master Terry Dunn will be the resident instructor at Easter Estate and Retreat this fall, teaching weekly classes as well as immersive three-day workshops in three Chinese holistic health arts. An expert in Tai Chi for Health, Dunn will be offering ongoing weekend classes in Tai Chi Chuan and two ancient monastic qigong arts, Flying Phoenix Qigong and Taoist Elixir Method Qigong. ... Read More »

Major Upgrades to Natural Awakenings Singles Website

NaturalAwakeningsSingles.com, used by Natural Awakenings readers to meet conscious soul mates, twin flames, life partners and friends since 2013 in partnership with the Conscious Dating Network, has been upgraded with a new contemporary layout suited to all platforms and devices, including smartphones and tablets. The site also features a dynamic search function so members can edit and view search results ... Read More »

Is Your Health Worth $1/day?

Consistency is key to success of any kind, says Reba Linker, who founded the online social and spiritual group AtoZ to provide members with a “supportive, consistent community that helps bring miracles to life.” AtoZ’s members can choose to participate in a monthly array of “soul nourishing, growth-enhancing events, Linker says. Those include circle gatherings, workshops with renowned healers from around the world, spirit art workshops, full moon healing meditations, and distance ... Read More »

Easy Ways to Slim Down for Summer

by Dr. Neil Paulvin With summer upon us, it seems that all my patients want to know how to keep their weight down. That’s a good question—there are lots of diet plans out there. Here are some easy tips to help slim down for summer. The first thing to understand is that not all calories are the same; broccoli is ... Read More »