Articles from: January 2013

Publishers Letter. Feb 2013

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Dear Natural Awakenings Readers and Friends,

Do you share the same passion as I do for Natural Awakenings Magazine?  This month I am intrigued with the concept of love and all the forms it takes in your daily life beyond the shallow concept of "does someone else love me"?  The energetic essence of Love can be experienced through many forms… from another person, from a pet, from an experience, or even from your career mission.  It always amazes me how people put so much focus on a partner instead of putting that focus on themselves.  

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HoneybeeLives Organic Beekeepinging Classes in Brooklyn


Mid-winter may seem like an odd time to think about honeybees, however winter is when beekeeping classes occur and new beekeepers make their plans for spring hives. A colony of honeybees doesn’t require much space immediately around it, so in urban environments, hives can be tended on rooftops, courtyards and community gardens. 

New York based organization, HoneybeeLives, practices natural/organic beekeeping with a biodynamic influence.  They are educating the local community in their two-day beekeeping workshop at The Commons in Brooklyn, NY on February 2nd and 3rd.  Under the guidance of Chris Harp and Grai Rice, you will learn how to become a loving and confident beekeeper while supporting the health of the honeybee. 

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Chelsea’s New Anti-Gravity Aerial Yoga Studio

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Holding Space, AntiGravity Aerial Yoga studio in Chelsea led by AntiGravity Yoga Master Instructor, Shelly Bomb, provides the highest level of instruction available in AntiGravity Yoga, AntiGravity Yoga: Restorative, and AntiGravity Pilates.

AntiGravity Yoga Flying Fitness combines elements of yoga, calisthenics, and aerial arts together in a silk hammock, and features zero compression inversions for ultimate spinal bliss.

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Be Who Your Soul Wants You to Be


The Lightworkers Healing Method: BE Who Your Soul Wants You to Be 

by Lynn McGonagill

Stunning, heartfelt and completely honest, The Lightworkers Healing Method: BE Who Your Soul Wants You to Be by Lynn McGonagill is all about being human, becoming the person you were born on this Earth to be, and interacting with the Universe in the most efficient way possible.  It is possible to learn “little energy tricks” that will help you to live your life in a more harmonious way.  Lynn McGonagill joyfully takes us step-by-step through the process she has honed over the past 21 years of training with higher-dimension Avatars who carefully and meticulously taught her this process in the years after her brother’s early death.

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Couples Communication Training & Fitness Workout

NYC Agape

Learn accountability, flexibility, mobility, balance, power, and strength in your relationship and in life with NYC Agape’s 5-week program designed for couples.  Program founder, Mike Brown, created this program for couples seeking a healthy lifestyle plan with the added benefit of learning partnership communication.

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5 Biggest Misconceptions About Losing Weight

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Each year, 1 in 3 people create some sort of a New Year’s resolution involving their health. 1 in 4 vow to lose weight each year, but over 50% of those people fail. Are you among those who have found it nearly impossible to get to your healthiest weight?

My colleague, Dr. Marcia A. Harris and I are very passionate about healthy weight loss. We have both tried various methods – with our patients and on ourselves – and found what works and what doesn’t. Here are the 5 most common weight loss misconceptions that may be keeping you stuck in your overweight body – and how to overcome them.

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