Category - General

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Kids’ Yoga Book & Toy Giveaway
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Summer camps for natural-minded families
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Love Your Body Yoga Festival returns June 11
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Celiac Disease Awareness Month: One Mom’s Story
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Choolaah Indian BBQ opens in Northern Virginia
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Heroes for Moms: Blood Drive & Maternal Health Event
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Community Comes Together to Support Clean Air Initiatives
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Celebrate mothering with community this May
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Arlington holds first Clean Air Awareness event
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Spirit Camp comes to Arlington this summer

Kids’ Yoga Book & Toy Giveaway

The National Kids Yoga Conference is a terrific opportunity to learn about teaching yoga and mindfulness to children and to connect with wonderful people who have dedicated their lives to the cause of raising calm, centered, confident youth. Organized by Alexandria-based YoKid, a nonprofit organization bringing yoga to underserved youth, NKYC 2017 will take place in Old Town Alexandria, October 13-15. At the 2016 conference, we connected with several creative folks whose books and products help support children’s connection to their inner yogi. Read More

Love Your Body Yoga Festival returns June 11

Love Your Body Yoga Festival is one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a terrific opportunity for families to enjoy experiences and connections that support health and wellness. Read More

Celiac Disease Awareness Month: One Mom’s Story

Figuring out my reactivity to gluten was one of the key developments in my pre-conception health journey. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and I’m glad there is increasing awareness about the havoc gluten can wreak on some people’s bodies.

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Choolaah Indian BBQ opens in Northern Virginia

Indian food is making its way onto the fast-casual scene with Choolaah Indian BBQ, a new eatery that brings authentic flavors and fresh ingredients to diners in Northern Virginia. With a commitment to healthy food that accommodates the needs of every visitor, Choolaah is well worth a family visit.
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Community Comes Together to Support Clean Air Initiatives

Arlington held its first event commemorating Clean Air Awareness Month and Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month on Monday, May 1 at the Arlington County Central Public Library with more than 80 attendees. Read More

Celebrate mothering with community this May

Spring is always full of great events. This May, join me at events where other women and I will be sharing our experiences as mothers, healers and creative individuals. Read More

Arlington holds first Clean Air Awareness event

The Environmental Health and Asthma Subcommittee of the Arlington Public Schools School Health Advisory Board is holding its first Clean Air Awareness event on Monday, May 1, the first day of Clean Air Awareness Month and Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month. The group hopes to educate parents and APS staff about the connection between children’s health and the environment and to raise awareness about clean air habits, including turning off a car’s engine when parked and getting to school by bike, bus, walking or carpooling.

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Spirit Camp comes to Arlington this summer

Maine-based Dancing Jaguar Inspirations is taking its Spirit Camp on the road to several different cities across the country this summer, stopping in Arlington for one week in July. This unique offering provides children ages 5-10 the opportunity to tune into their inner worlds and “connect to their spirit, that wonderful essence that makes each child a unique, beautiful individual.”

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