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Tai Chi Chuan Classes Resume in Royal Oak, Image: Classes Held Outdoors, Weather Permitting, Tuesdays and SaturdaysClasses Held Outdoors, Weather Permitting, Tuesdays and Saturdays   
With warmer weather comes the chance to begin having tai chi classes at VFW Park in Royal Oak again. Tuesday classes are normally held at 6 p.m. but can be taught as early as 5 p.m. for more warmth and light. On Saturday mornings, classes are usually held at 9:30 a.m., though they can...

Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels, Image: Learn How to Mitigate Flooding and Utilize Runoff to Your BenefitLearn How to Mitigate Flooding and Utilize Runoff to Your Benefit   
On Tuesday, April 13, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC), in partnership with Chesterfield Township Public Library, will provide instruction on rain gardens and rain barrels at a free online event. These devices are a type of green infrastructure (GI), which is...

Giving Hope to Infertility Patients, Image: RN Integrates Energy Healing Modalities and Stress ReductionRN Integrates Energy Healing Modalities and Stress Reduction   
Donna Pascaretta, registered nurse and licensed massage therapist, is an experienced fertility nurse who brings a special touch to women experiencing infertility. Known as the “relaxation nurse,” she utilizes...

Work in the Park, Image: Metroparks Look to Fill Variety of Seasonal PositionsMetroparks Look to Fill Variety of Seasonal Positions   
Each year, there are seasonal jobs available at all 13 Metroparks across southeast Michigan that are essential to the operations of the parks and allow the Metroparks to serve more than 7 million visitors each year. Job candidates, ranging from...

Balinese Healing Comes to Michigan, Image: Authentic Living Center Debuts Ancient Modality of Siwa MurtiAuthentic Living Center Debuts Ancient Modality of Siwa Murti   
Susan and Mike deCaussin, reiki masters at Authentic Living Center in Troy, have finished their level 4 certification in Siwa Murti after traveling to Indonesia for formal initiation. The modality was...

Online Education-based Weight Loss Support, Image: Transitions Lifestyle System® Weight Loss SolutionTransitions Lifestyle System® Weight Loss Solution   
Ann Heusted, RN has joined a group of holistic professionals involved with the Transitions Lifestyle System® Weight Loss Solution (TLSSlim) program who provide healthy education-based weight loss support via a weekly Zoom meeting. The meeting is...

Reflexology Lymph Drainage at Sole Encounters ReflexologyNew Protocol Offered by Huntington Woods Reflexologist   
Reflexology Lymph Drainage (RLD) is now being offered by Michele Bierzynski, certified reflexologist at Sole Encounters Reflexology in Huntington Woods. RLD is a reflexology protocol that focuses on the lymphatic reflexes in the feet.

New Acupuncturist at The Downing ClinicPaying Attention to Body, Mind and Spirit to Support and Build Health   
The Downing Clinic, located in Clarkston, welcomes the addition of Dr. Gigi B. Cristache to their practice for acupuncture services

The Power of Ultrasound, Image: Dr. Andrey LutskovskyAmerican Regenerative Clinic in Bingham Farms Announces New Therapy   
Dr. Andrey Lutskovsky, owner of American Regenerative Clinic, is now offering INNOfill lifting/recontouring and special pricing on

Make a Simple Change in 2021, Image: In a five-session series, Emotional Eating Transformed, Terry Schwartz of Super Simple ChangeFive-Session Emotional Eating Series Transforms Perspectives   
In a five-session series, Emotional Eating Transformed, Terry Schwartz of Super Simple Change addresses the resistance to change that prevents people from reaching their...

Wellness 911 & MoreRebekah's Adds New Products to Line of Exclusive Offerings   
Rebekah Niman, holistic health practitioner and owner/founder of Rebekah's Health and Nutrition Source, is announcing the addition of two new products to her line of

Mental, Nutritional and Physical Health CoachingServices Now Available Online or In-Person at New Troy Location   
Owner Angela T. Moore is pleased to announce that The Body Principle has relocated from Lake Orion to Troy and now provides all of its mental, nutritional and physical health services online, including mental health counseling, nutrition coaching, personal and group

Pursue a Healthcare Career at Parker University, Image: Parker University (formerly Parker College of Chiropractic), founded in Dallas in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker, has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs, including its famed chiropractic program. During theNatural, non-invasive health and wellness programs   
Parker University (formerly Parker College of Chiropractic), founded in Dallas in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker, has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs, including its famed chiropractic program. During the

The Happy Little 5K Returns in 2021Choose Your Pace and Place to Preserve Trees in State Parks   
In the second annual Run for the Trees/Happy Little 5K, participants will walk, run or anywhere outdoors any time from April 22 through April 30, 2021. Earth Day and Arbor Day will bookend this race in support of state parks that builds on Bob Ross’s

Sharing Reiki with KidsVirtual Reiki Workshops and Coloring/Activity Manual Now   
Rickie Meryl Freedman, a full-time reiki master and teacher who has taught ReikiKids for more than 10 years, has published Reiki Rickie Shares ReikiKids, a

Guidance for Your Whole Food Supplements, Image: Eagle is now offering a free 15-minute phone consultation for those needing guidance in selecting supplementsAuburn Hills Practitioner Launches New Website with Online Ordering   
Eagle is now offering a free 15-minute phone consultation for those needing guidance in selecting supplements...

Therapist Reduces Pain with Microcurrent Device, Image: Lisa Ponichter of Awakening Movements has used microcurrent in conjunction with her hands-on physical therapy sessions and has now upgraded to a device that isTechnology Upgrade Supplements Hands-On Feldenkrais Method   
Lisa Ponichter of Awakening Movements has used microcurrent in conjunction with her hands-on physical therapy sessions and has now upgraded to a device that is

Chesterfield Yoga Studio Announces New Class Format, Image: Santosha Yoga has made positive changes to guide people through these challenging times to stay with their yoga practice and find balance: the addition of livestream and videoLivestream or Watch Anytime from Anywhere   
Santosha Yoga has made positive changes to guide people through these challenging times to stay with their yoga practice and find balance: the addition of livestream and video

Winning The Battle Against Stress, Image: Stress affects everyone. There are effective ways to help manage it, even for trauma survivors. That is the message in Shanna Warner’s latest book New Book: A Practical Approach to Dealing with the Problems of Life   
Stress affects everyone. There are effective ways to help manage it, even for trauma survivors. That is the message in Shanna Warner’s latest book

Review Your Prescriptions and Supplements, Image: Hillary Howell, PharmD is now offering, through December 1, complementary individual 30-minute prescription drug, vitamin and supplementOxford Pharmacist Offers Complementary Consultations   
Hillary Howell, PharmD is now offering, through December 1, complementary individual 30-minute prescription drug, vitamin and supplement

Certified Organic Grains and More for the Holidays, Image: Swartz Creek's Westwind Farm, LLC, is offering certified organic, freshly-ground Michigan-grown grains for the holiday season and throughMichigan-Grown and Freshly-Ground-to-Order in Swartz Creek   
Swartz Creek's Westwind Farm, LLC, is offering certified organic, freshly-ground Michigan-grown grains for the holiday season and through

Celebrate, Learn About the Practice and the Unique Approach to Care
Bloomfield Hills Practitioner Gretchen Perry-Emery Announces Open HouseFamily nurse practitioner Gretchen Perry-Emery of Fundamental Healing is pleased to announce an open house to celebrate the relocation of her offices to Bloomfield Hills. The open house will...

Spend Less on Energy, More on Mission
Light The WayMichigan Interfaith Power & Light and Consumers Energy are partnering to offer faith communities two opportunities to save energy and money...

 

Metro Detroit Birth Circle Welcomes Speaker to April Meeting
Thyroid Health for the Childbearing YearsMetro Detroit Birth Circle’s guest speaker for April’s meeting is Maria Gahry, a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) with board certification as a family nurse practitioner. On April 9 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Gahry will...

 

Meditations In the Time of Coronavirus
Jewel Heart Online ProgramsJewel Heart Bloomfield Hills is offering free guided meditations, talks and practices on health and well-being. These will be presented by Demo Rimpoche, Gelek Rimpoche, Glenn Mullin and others and...

Completes Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner Course
Rochester Hills MD Announces New CertificationCatherine Waller, MD, Medical Director of Waller Wellness Center in Rochester Hills, recently became an Institute For Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner (IFMCP). Training for the...

 

Westwind Farm Hosts Eco- and Family-Friendly Activities (canceled - COVID-19)
Celebrate Earth Day in Swartz CreekSaturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Westwind Farm will celebrate the 50th Earth Day. The main attraction will be the...

 

Safe and Natural Approach for Harmful Algal Blooms and Nutrient Issues
Beneficial Bacterial Lake Augmentation AnnouncedA-1 Organic Lawns of southeast Michigan now offers a different way to treat lakes for harmful algal blooms (HABs) and nutrient problems without using harmful products that...

 

Become Your Own Health Expert
Holistic Entrepreneur Launches Online Biohacking TrainingDetox Day Spa, which was founded in 2017 and is based in the northern suburbs of Detroit, recently announced the launch of its online detox program...

 

Something for everyone, including students, applicants, alumni and massage clients
Nationally Accredited Massage School Launches New and Improved WebsiteIrene’s Myomassology Institute has launched a new website for those interested in massage therapy and natural health. Access the new website by...

 

Local Energy Healer Relocates Offices to Southfield
Energetic Development Services AvailableBillie Tobin is pleased to announce that she has relocated her offices to the Sensology Institute in Southfield. Tobin has been in the...

 

Auburn Hills Practitioner Launches New Weekly Radio Show
Ask the ExpertsJason Eagle, of Strategic Healing, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of his new weekly radio show, Ask the Experts, on...