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Massage Therapist Relocates to Royal Oak, Alexandra GilderInside Bamboo Royal Oak Coworking Facility   
Licensed massage therapist Alexandra Gilder has relocated her massage and bodywork business from Rochester Hills to Royal Oak. Her services include...

Michigan Senior Olympics 2021 Summer Games, Photo from previous yearRegistration Now Open to Compete, Sponsor or Volunteer   
Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) are excited to announce that registration is now open for the MSO Summer Games. Over 1,000 senior athletes will come from all over Michigan to participate in...

Integrative Doctor Moves Flint Township Office, Ann Y. Burton, M.D.New location just one street over   
Dr. Ann Y. Burton, M.D., has relocated to new offices. Still in Flint Township, Dr. Burton is now the next main street over on Flushing Rd. Having been in...

Join the River Rangers, Near Mt. Clemens (courtesy Near Perfect Media)Clinton River Watershed Council Hosts Educational Scavenger Hunt   
For the second year, the Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC) is holding a scavenger hunt now through September 30 for kids and adults across the watershed, which spans 63 communities in Oakland and Macomb...

AnyLabTestNow, Rochester Hills, MIWalk-In Breast Cancer Monitoring Among Tests Now Available at
Rochester Hills Business   

Any Lab Test Now offers a test panel to help monitor breast cancer treatment and provides the physician’s order for these tests and an additional 8,000 toxicology, clinical and...

Huron-Clinton Metroparks Joins Michigan Activity Pass ProgramDaily Entry Passes Available for Michigan Public Libraries Card Holders   
Metropark daily entry passes are now available for cardholders of all Michigan public libraries to “check out,” free for the day. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks, consisting of 13 parks in and around Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties, have...

Gourmet To Go: One-Stop Shop for Affordable Plant-Based Food Opens in TroyOne-Stop Shop for Affordable Plant-Based Food Opens in Troy   
Aratham Gourmet To Go, a plant-based, organic, chef-driven meal delivery service that focuses on affordable, creative gourmet cuisine, will host the grand opening of its new deli and takeaway location on Wednesday, June 2. The new...

New Life Allergy Treatment Center Relocates, Terry Robinson Terry Robinson of New Life Allergy Treatment Center announces a move to new offices. However, the move doesn’t mean patients will have to travel farther for appointments. The...

Functional Medicine Practitioner Returns to Michigan, Image: Institute of Neuromuscular Medicine Announces Addition to StaffInstitute of Neuromuscular Medicine Announces Addition to Staff   
After a three-year employment/training program at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine and becoming certified in Functional Medicine in 2017, Mary E. Miller-Wilson, ANP-BC- returns to Michigan. Miller-Wilson, an adult nurse practitioner, formerly practiced at...

Non-Toxic Beauty, Image: Clarkston Holistic Hairstylist Offers Organic Hair CareClarkston Holistic Hairstylist Offers Organic Hair Care   
Independent Holistic Hairstylist Angela Dahms is now offering organic and non-toxic hair coloring and related products. She works inside Believe Salon and Spa in...

Image: Kristin Smith - Blending CranioSacral Therapy with Medical-Grade YogaBlending CranioSacral Therapy with Medical-Grade Yoga   
New to the Clarkston area, Kristin Smith, who holds a doctorate in physical therapy and a CranioSacral Therapy-Techniques certificate, opened Into the Light Healing and Bodywork in March of this year. Smith, who has been a practicing physical therapist for...

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

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