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Yoga TherapyTools to Benefit Overall Health   
Yoga therapy is a growing profession differentiating itself from contemporary yoga practice by its application in healthcare settings and its empowerment of individual patients. In other words, yoga classes, even if they...

Healing Sanctuary Within the Embassy of Life Mastery,   
The Embassy of Life Mastery (ELM) has a unique healing sanctuary within its building, which is a reclaimed and revived stone church built in 1890. The sanctuary is a darkened, climate controlled room with comfortable reclining chairs, air purifying systems and...

Celebrate the Holidays with Heart and Spirit, David ZimmermanEnergy Medicine Research Institute Hosts Annual Interfaith Event   
On Thursday, December 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the annual interfaith holiday celebration will take place at the Streamwood Clubhouse in Rochester Hills. The evening’s host is...

Innovative Brain Health and Wellness, Carie WeidenbachNew Clarkston Business to Host December Open House   
Clarkston local Carrie Weidenbach has opened Oakland County’s first Cereset franchise location in Clarkston and will host an open house Sunday, December 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. Cereset is a wellness technology company focused on brain...

Thanksgiving Month at Lucky's Natural Foods, Vegan/Gluten Free Cooking, Amish Turkeys & Anniversary Celebration   
Lucky’s Natural Foods in downtown Lake Orion has three special events planned for November. “Cooking with Cori,” will take place in their...

Irene’s Myomassology Institute Announces New Director of Operations, Adam Skubik Irene’s Myomassology Institute in Southfield is pleased to announce that Adam Skubik is joining the family business as the new director of operations. Along with assisting the...

Immersive Winternship, Monthlong Program Teaches Natural Building, Sculpting and Cooking   
Strawbale Studio’s Winternship is scheduled for January 5 through February 5, 2023, and applications are now being accepted through Eventbrite. Room and board is...

Hormones and Health Detroit, Mary E. Miller-WilsonFunctional Medicine Practitioner Relocates   
Mary E. Miller-Wilson ANP-BC – IFM Certified Practitioner has relocated from Detroit back to the greater Rochester area. Trained at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine under the direction of...

West Bloomfield Company Announces Landscape Design Program, Natural Community Services (NCS), an ecological landscape design and restoration firm in southeast Michigan, is announcing their Fall / Winter survey, design, and invasive brush control program October through...

Simply Healthy Scrumptious Desserts, Chef Valerie WilsonMichigan Chef Publishes Vegan Dessert Cookbook   
Chef Valerie Wilson, also known as Chef Val and Macro Val, has come out with her sixth cookbook, Simply Healthy Scrumptious Desserts. The cookbook is a collection of some of her best...

Noninvasive Relief for Meniere’s Disease Symptoms, Dr. Michael BurconEach year, hundreds of patients come to The Burcon Chiropractic Research Institute in Grand Rapids from across the United States and the world to receive specialized chiropractic care for Meniere’s disease. Meniere’s disease is a...

Embracing Whole-Person Health, Margaret DwyerMichigan Nonprofit Conducts Energy Medicine Research Projects   
The U.S. healthcare system is evolving toward integrative, whole person care with a focus on wellness and well-being in addition to treatment of disorders. That is the picture painted by...

Support Healthy Digestion, Clarkston Practitioner Offering New Organic Medical Grade Probiotic   
Laura Kovalcik, DO, of The Downing Clinic in Clarkston is now offering a new medical grade probiotic, Doctor’s Biome. The next-generation probiotic is available on the clinic’s website for online ordering with...

Back To Normal, Rebekah's Four Locations Announce Return to Expanded Store Hours   
Rebekah’s Health and Nutrition Source has returned to regular store hours, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at all four stores located in Lapeer, Lake Orion, Clarkston and Grand Blanc. The first...

Happy Trails, Metroparks Unveils Redeveloped Shelden Trails   
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks completed a multi-year project on a mountain biking/hiking trail system within Stony Creek Metropark using partner- and user-guided construction and featuring...

See What’s New at Oasis, Waterford Health Foods Store Gains New Owners and Reopens Smoothie Bar   
On June 13, ownership of Oasis Health Foods & More in Waterford changed to two female owners, Terry Hodskins and Heather Rosen. They have brought in new...

Convenient Relief from Aches and Pains, The Joint Chiropractic Opens Second Clinic in Troy   
Dr. Jeff Rosenberg, chiropractor and Detroit native, recently opened a new location of The Joint in Troy, adding to the...

Lapeer Therapist Relocates, Denae TaitAppointments Now Available in Lapeer and Frankenmuth   
Denae Tait from Guided Touch Therapies, previously located at Katie's Spa in Lapeer, has relocated and now has 2 locations to serve clients. CranioSacral Therapy, Body Code/Emotion Code and massage therapy will...

Love for Food and Community, Veggie Options at Steady Eddy's Inside Flint Farmer's Market   
Steady Eddy’s in the Flint Farmer’s Market has reopened after a recent renovation targeting the floors, paint, cabinetry, bar and even stools. With a unique ambiance, Steady Eddy’s remains built on love for...

Holistic Health Care for People and Animals, Mary Helen LeeNew Acupuncture Clinic and Apothecary Opens in Shelby Township   
Green Medicine Acupuncture and Apothecary in Shelby Township offers holistic health care for both people and animals. Owner Mary Helen Lee, a licensed acupuncturist and nationally board certified in Oriental medicine, Chinese herbology and...

Workshops and Classes Available, Local Online University Announces Summer and Fall Schedule   
Local Online University Announces Summer and Fall Schedule...

Protecting Native Wild Rice, EGLE Grant Supports State Agencies and Tribal Governments   
A $100,000 grant through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s (EGLE) Office of the Great Lakes will help protect wild rice, a culturally and...

Mold Remediation is Part of Spring Cleaning, Testing the air quality inside the home can identify allergens that are present, including mold spores. MoldPro LLC provides a variety of mold remediation techniques and complete restoration services, including...

VegFest 2022 Rescheduled for June 5   
The VegFest 21st annual celebration on April 24 at the TCF Center Grand Ballroom has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 5, at the Eastern Market in Detroit, and admission is now free...

Changing Subconscious Thoughts, Terry SchwartzBetter Self-Care with Coaching Utilizing Zyto EVOX Technology   
Terry Schwartz, Holistic Health Coach at Super Simple Change in Bloomfield Hills, guides clients toward better self-care through mind, body and soul transformation. That transformation can...

Better Health Market & Cafe Opens New Dearborn Store, On Site Nutrition Experts, Dining, Organic Produce and Gourmet Prepared Foods   
Better Health Market & Café is announcing the recent opening of their new Dearborn store, in the heart of west Dearborn’s walkable downtown. The new location, replacing the previous smaller location at 1330 N. Telegraph, has expanded organic offerings and will ...

Local Physician Publishes Science Fiction Story, Keri Topouzian, DOBloomfield Hills Practitioner Seeks To Make Sense of the Pandemic   
Keri Topouzian, DO, board-certified regenerative medicine physician and author, has published a new e-book, The Sarcovian Genocide. In it...

New Wellness Center Opens in Farmington, Cindy HawthorneColon Hydrotherapy, Spiritual Counseling and More Under One Roof   
Light of the Wayshower is a wellness, detoxification and rejuvenation center opened in February by Cindy L. Hawthorne. As a...

Take Control of Your Health and Well-Being, Any Lab Test NowFood Sensitivity and Other Clinical Lab Testing Available in Rochester Hills   
Not only does Any Lab Test Now in Rochester Hills offer highly informative results for food sensitivity, but also offers thousands of other...

Walking With Purpose, Kristin Smith doing cranioscral therapy Clarkston Therapist Adds Bible Study and Bodywork Program   
Kristin Smith, doctor of physical therapy and techniques certified craniosacral therapist, is adding a Bible Study and Bodywork program to her practice, Into the Light Healing and Bodywork. The first Bible study...

Feldenkrais Classes on Zoom, Relax, Balance and Strengthen from the Comfort of Home   
Awakening Movements Feldenkrais and Physical Therapy announces two weekly Zoom classes including relaxing, balancing and strengthening. Feldenkrais practitioner and physical therapist Lisa Ponichter-Stanley will lead the classes Mondays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Attendees will...

Personal Experience with Functional Medicine, Jennifer AndresBloomfield Hills & Saginaw Practice Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner   
Jennifer Andres is a masters-prepared certified family nurse practitioner who has studied functional medicine at the Institute of Functional Medicine and Functional Medicine University since 2018. She has joined the practice of...

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