Michael Cheikin, M.D., medical director at Center for Optimal Health, in Plymouth Meeting, is celebrating 20 years of serving the community via the unusual combination of medical doctor and yoga instructor.
Cheikin first began teaching yoga as a means to help his chronic pain and fibromyalgia patients. While his patients benefited, his uncommon approach was not embraced by everyone. Cheikin explains, “When I started teaching yoga at a local hospital in 1998, the public relations department sent me a concerned memo stating, ‘What do you think you’re doing? You’ll ruin our reputation!’” Continue reading →
The Balance for Life Retreat in Deerfield Beach, Florida, is offering medically supervised fasting retreats in an ideal, oceanfront location.
Historically, animals and humans naturally adapted to challenging conditions when food availability vacillated between periods of abundance and extreme deprivation. With advances in food production, fasting ceased to be a consideration for many, yet research confirms that controlled periods of water-only fasting, also known as a water cleanse, may provide major health benefits. Continue reading →
Tina’s Natural Products, available online through its website and through Amazon.com, are now available locally at Kimberton Whole Foods and Holly Hill Health Food Store.
The product line includes nine easy to use, on-the-go products for common, everyday issues, such as anxiety, seasonal depression, lack of energy, poor focus, bad habits, poor sleep, lack of empowerment and women’s issues. Continue reading →
Now celebrating its eighth year, the Inner Light Holistic Expo will be held on November 10 and 11, in Center Court at Coventry Mall, in Pottstown.
The expo will feature over 100 vendors from all over the East Coast exhibiting spiritual gifts and holistic services, including essential oils; alternative healing products; incense; massage therapy; reflexology; psychic, medium and angelic readings; aura photography; crystals; books; jewelry and more. Continue reading →
Linda Harbaugh, intuitive life coach and founder of Journey to the Self, is adding reiki to her service offerings. This energy healing technique, combined with her intuitive gifts, allows her to provide enhanced spiritual guidance sessions.
Based on the concept of a universal life force energy, reiki is an ancient Japanese healing technique that alleviates stress and promotes healing. Reiki balances the mind, body and spirit though a gentle, hands-on or hands-slightly-above the body session. Through the release of energetic blockages, reiki opens the pathway to wellness. Left untreated, blocked energies can cause stress and illness. Continue reading →
Dr. David MacDonald, with Doylestown Veterinary Hospital & Holistic Pet Care, recently received certification in veterinary spinal manipulative therapy (VSMT) from Healing Oasis Wellness Center, in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.
The VSMT program is a post-graduate certification approved by the College of Animal Chiropractors and the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. The American Veterinary Medical Association recognizes veterinary chiropractic as a complementary and alternative treatment, a category that also includes acupuncture. Continue reading →
Operating from the philosophy that a healthy, happy and satisfying life is one in which there is a balance of one’s mind and emotions, Mind & Emotion (M.E.) Matters has opened its office in Langhorne.
M.E. Matters offers psychological and behavioral health services for individuals, couples, teens and families. Founder David Piltz explains that the three main focuses of M.E. Matters—neurofeedback, therapy and a spirituality awareness group—reflect the importance of connection between body, mind and spirit. Continue reading →
Classes, workshops and experiences in the healing and expressive arts are just some of the activities offered at this year’s Vibrant Living Festival, which takes place September 22, on the grounds of The Room at Meadowbrook, in Ottsville. The festival will run from noon until 4:30 p.m., ending in a Sound Healing Experience that begins at 5 p.m. Continue reading →
Airmid Wellness and Counseling Center is now offering Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) group sessions at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at their center in Warminster. Certified providers Mike Thomas and Danielle Ivins-Fishman co-teach this self-healing modality, designed to help release deep tension created in the body through chronic stress or trauma. Continue reading →
The Society for Metaphysical Enlightenment invites participants to tune up their body, mind and spirit and come play at the fourth annual Spiritfest Expo & Holistic Fair, held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on October 27, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 28, at the New Hope Eagle Firehouse. Continue reading →
A growing, educational Facebook group, CBD Wellness Warriors, has been created to share the advantages of CBD oil and holistic health care. Each Sunday night, the group hosts Facebook Live events that cover an assortment of CBD and HempWorx topics. Continue reading →
Author, psychic and energetic healer Elizabeth Joyce is offering her highly praised Spiritual Intensive Weekend Workshop from 1 to 5 p.m., October 6 and 7. She will also be organizing her semi-annual Fall Psychic Fair charity benefit from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 10 and 11. Both events take place at the James Lorah House, 132 North Main Street, Doylestown. Continue reading →