Winter 2018 Events – workshops, activities, meetings & more!

Get out your calendars! Take a look at this list of events to support family wellness, holistic parenting, and natural living this winter! (And a peek at spring, too!)


January 4: Hit the Reset Button with The Durable Human

January 5: Family Yoga Fun Fridays

January 7: Breathing Techniques for Self-Regulation: A Spirit Camp Sampler

January 8: Laughter Yoga at Arlington Central Library 

January 9: Holistic Physical Therapy: Holistic Moms Network (HMN) Northern Virginia Chapter

January 11: NoVA Outside School-Age Green Educator Happy Hour

January 13: Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Q&A and Diastasis Recti Screening

January 13: Natural Healing Remedies

January 14: Pure Nurture: The Yoga of Motherhood

January 15: National Parks Free Day

January 16: The Nature of Play: HMN Montgomery County

January 17: Secrets of Infant Sleep without Rigid Rules

January 18: Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans

January 18: HMN Arlington/Alexandria Chapter Social and Reflection on 9 years

January 19: Nature Connection is Culture Repair

January 20: Illuminate Columbia Festival

January 20: Conscious Healthy Mama Day Away Retreat

January 20-21: Mindful Eating and Mindful Yoga Retreat 

January 21: Mindfulness for Educators

January 23: Defying Gravity Radical Rejuvenation Workshop

January 23: 5 Things Birth Workers Need to Know about the Microbiome

January 25: That Sugar Film Screening

Also be sure to check out these events:

Also try Mindful Families Family Yoga & Art Night on Fridays at Dream Yoga Studio Fridays in McLean


February 2: Pause Half-Day Retreat

February 2:  Family Yoga Fun Fridays

February 3: Herbal Treatments for Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

February 5: Laughter Yoga at Arlington Central Library

February 8: NoVA Outside SAGE Meetup: Spotlight on 4-H Outdoor Explorers Program

February 10: Maple Magic at Irvine Nature Center

February 10: Homemade Chocolates & Elixirs of Love

February 15: Exploring Energy Work and Bodywork Modalities: HMN Arlington/Alexandria

February 20: Partner Relationship: HMN Montgomery County

See a maple-tree tapping demo



March 1-4: ICPA Freedom for Family Wellness Summit

March 2:  Family Yoga Fun Fridays

March 3: Rooting DC Gardening Expo

March 5: Laughter Yoga at Arlington Central Library


March 10: Pure Nurture Self-Care Workshop for Pregnancy & Motherhood

March 10: Healing Comfort Foods

March 15-28: DC Environmental Film Festival

March 16-18: Women’s Retreat: Nurturing Self-Compassion

March 17: Real Food for Kids Culinary Challenge and Wellness Expo

March 23-24: VaHomeschoolers Conference & Resource Fair

March 25: Pathways Natural Living Expo


Also bookmark DC Area Yoga for opportunities throughout the year! www.dcareayoga.com

Spring Event Preview

April 7-8: USA Science & Engineering Festival

April 8: Virginia Birth Expo

April 10: NoVA Outside School Environmental Action Showcase

April 21-29: National Park Week

April 22: Earth Day & Mindful Healthy Life 4th Anniversary

April 28-May 6: Screen-Free Week

April 28-May 2: Take Back Your Health Spring Reset Retreat

May 19-20: DC Green Festival

June 17: Love Your Body Yoga Festival

June 22-23: Mindful Life Conference


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Jessica Claire Haney is the founder, publisher and editor of Mindful Healthy Life and the author of its Guide to Holistic Family Living in Metro DCJessica volunteers on issues related to wellness in public schools and was the founder of the Arlington/Alexandria Chapter of Holistic Moms Networkwriter working on her first novel, Jessica offers writing, editing, and consulting services.  Learn more at and in Jessica’s Mindful Healthy Life Q&A. Follow Jessica on Facebook at MindfulHealthyLife, on @Twitter @MindfulHealthy and on Instagram at @mindfulhealthy. Jessica’s personal blog is Crunchy-Chewy Mama, on Facebook at CrunchyChewyMama and on Twitter @CrunchyChewy.


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