Summer is winding down, but opportunities for learning and playing abound! Several terrific events are coming to the DC area in the next few months, and you’ll for sure want to tune in to some great free online summits to gain knowledge on your own time.
Local Health & Wellness Events
September 2-3 – Take Back Your Health Conference
Take Back Your Health is an annual tradition now in its sixth year. The two-day event includes keynotes and workshops plus an amazing exhibit hall with vendors with loads of information about various types of healing modalities and nutrition. TBYH runs all day Saturday and Sunday.
This year also features a special Health Coach Mastermind event Saturday evening.
September 23: Wanderlust 108
September 24: Yoga on the Mall
September 30: Women’s Health & Wellness Day
Organized by Jennifer Chu of ITR Physical Therapy, this half-day event offers talks related to physical health and emotional wellness including several that address pelvic floor issues. Mindful Healthy Life founder Jessica Claire Haney will be talking about using essential oils to improve mood and support relaxation.
October 14: Achieving Optimal Health Conference
October 13-15: National Kids Yoga Conference
The National Kids Yoga Conference is a terrific conference for parents, counselors, teachers, administrators and anyone who serves youth. From the keynote talks to the experiential breakout sessions to the passionate vendors in the exhibit hall, NKYC is a true treasure for those commitment to teaching children how to cultivate inner calm through mindfulness and yoga.
October 21: Namas Day Yoga Celebration
November 10-11: Mindful Leadership Summit
Online Health & Wellness Summits
The Interpreting Your Genetics online summit just finished, but you can still buy access to all the talks.
Have you wondered if parasites might be playing a role in your whole body health? There is a lot to learn, and so few doctors raise this issue with their patients, but there is a lot to learn! Addressing parasites can make a huge difference. Find out how in the online Parasite Summit, which runs September 11-18.
The second Mental Wellness summit runs September 25 through October 2. Learn effective forms of integrative, holistic care that tap into the natural beauty and strength of your mind, body and spirit!
More fun stuff
With the kids
- National Book Festival – September 2
- Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Fall Festival – October 21
- Washington Waldorf School Fall Bazaar – November 18
- Playing on a Bigger Stage Radical Rejuvenation Workshop with Elaine Gibson of Renewed Living – October 26
- Delight Yoga Retreat with Pleasance Silicki of lil omm – October 27-29
- See this list of Yoga Retreats from My Area Yoga/DC Area Yoga
- Transmissions Healing Sound Service with Woven Green at the UUCA – 9/22, 10/24, 11/28, 12/21 at 7:30 p.m.
Be sure to check out all the meetings of the various local chapters of Holistic Moms Network, a non-profit organization committed to supporting natural-minded families, wherever they are on their path.
Also make sure you visit our the Mindful Healthy Life Event Calendar for more listings of classes and unique events.
And be sure to follow Mindful Healthy Life on Facebook where we post even more cool stuff!
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Jessica Claire Haney is the founder, publisher and editor of Mindful Healthy Life and was the founder and a longtime leader of the Arlington/Alexandria Chapter of Holistic Moms Network. Jessica is a writer who is working on her first novel. She also offers copywriting, editing, writing coaching and holistic business consulting services. Learn more at JessicaClaireHaney.com. Jes