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December Edition

Uplifting Humanity
& the Holidays

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

We crave the feeling of being part of something bigger than ourselves; to feel safely supported and loved.

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Qualities and Skills to Look for in a Fitness Trainer

Qualities and Skills to Look for in a Fitness Trainer

As the field of fitness expands, so does the challenge of finding the right personal trainer.

Berman Physical Therapy

Berman Physical Therapy

Although the majority of the individuals that Berman treats seek him out for lower back pain, others want relief from neck or shoulder pain or knee or elbow pain, as well as relief from issues such as plantar fasciitis.

Adrenal Fatigue and Hormonal Health

Adrenal Fatigue and Hormonal Health

Local health practitioners have turned to functional medicine and practicing whole systems health care that takes into consideration the interconnectedness of all the body’s organs and systems, as well as how diet, supplementation, sleep, stress and exercise affect them.

Four-Legged Fun and Exercise

Four-Legged Fun and Exercise

Naples Dog Center & Salon provides healthy choices in nutrition, as well as working with clients on an individual pet’s behavioral issues.

DNA Activation to Achieve Higher Consciousness

DNA Activation to Achieve Higher Consciousness

Rae Chandran will travel from his home in Tokyo, Japan, to Unity Church of Bonita Springs to present a DNA Activation & Sound Healing workshop on January 14 and 15.

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Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality

When enervating schedules and obligations sideline healthy habits, our adrenal glands can stop functioning efficiently, zapping our mojo.

Fetch, Stretch, Dance

Fetch, Stretch, Dance

Make Your Dog an Exercise Buddy

Instead of just walking the family dog, there are vigorous, heart-pumping ways to work out with a furry friend, even in inclement weather.

Live as Your Heart Lives

Live as Your Heart Lives

Our deepest wisdom and bravest truths reside in our heart rather than our mind.

Loving Large

Loving Large

Scientists Say We’re All Connected

Emerging scientific findings reveal what sages have long taught: Our core nature is love, and love is the organizing principle of the whole cosmos.

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Annual Concert Returns to Alva

The fifth annual Music Under the Oaks concert, presented by the House of Prayer Retreat Center, will be held from noon to 4 p.m., December 4.

Special Offer for New Clients at YOLLO Wellness

YOLLO Wellness, in Fort Myers, is providing free, one-hour, whole-body immersion into a uniform electromagnetic field therapy sessions for new clients this month.

Holiday Gift Card Offer at MassageLuXe

MassageLuXe FaceLuXe Spa, in Bonita Springs, is offering the gift of relaxation this holiday season with their December special.

More Help for Less Money at Raw Hair Organics

Julie Capell and Terri Potts have joined the staff at Raw Hair Organics, in Naples.

EnviroKlenz Makes Safe Personal Protection Products

More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies at an estimated annual cost of $7.9 billion to the U.S. healthcare system and businesses.

Taking the Pulse of the Nervous System

Daily stress or strain can cause body tissues to tighten and distort the craniosacral system, resulting in restrictions that create a barrier to the healthy performance of the central nervous system.

Technology that Turns the Palm of the Hand into Portal to Pain Relief

Infusing heat into the circulatory system can reduce blood thickness (viscosity) and increase microvascular circulation, facilitating more efficient blood flow.

Trigger Point Therapy Brings Long-Term Pain Relief

A trigger point in the body is a tender spot or muscle knot that can affect any muscle group.

Naples Art District Launches Series of Events

The Naples Art District will present an Art Alive gallery tour of more than 36 professional artists showcasing and demonstrating their talents from 5 to 8 p.m., December 7.

Mindful Eating Event and Training Program in Bonita Springs

Patti Badiner, a Qualified Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training instructor and mindful eating coach, will conduct two Tis the Season to be Mindful… Not Mindless! presentations Dec. 1 and 8.

Wellbridges Hosts Open House and Food Drive

The Wellbridges Health Center, in Bonita Springs, will collect gluten-, GMO- and dairy-free foods during its Healthy Holiday Food Drive from December 2 through 9.

Sugar in the City Opens in Naples

Sugar in the City, a new skin and beauty loft, has opened at 1063 5th Avenue North, in Naples, providing organic, natural and holistic body sugaring treatments for smooth and healthy skin.

New Name and Location for Root Causes

Integrated Skin Care has changed its name to Root Causes: Holistic Health and Medicine and relocated to 12734 Kenwood Lane, Unit 84, in Fort Myers.

Beyond Motion Offers Pilates Teacher Training

Beyond Motion’s Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training Program will begin next month with the full Pilates Mat Series.

Montessori Preschool Coming to Naples Next Fall

The Garden School of Naples, a new Montessori preschool, will open in the fall of 2017 at 6051 Bayshore Drive, across from the Naples Botanical Garden.

AHA! Adds Yoga Styles and Teachers

AHA! A Holistic Approach Center for Health and Harmony, in Fort Myers, is offering new yoga classes and has added two new teachers; Alyssa Centofanti and Ellen Duff.

Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
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Awakening America

Celebrating 20 Years of Publishing

Sharon Bruckman shares her story.

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Dining out? There are many healthy dining options abound throughout Lee and Collier counties!

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Kudos

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Bye-Bye Birdies

North American Species at High Risk

Ocean Watch

Sea Mammals Update

Good Move

Officials Urge Chinese to Cut Meat Consumption

Extinction Scenario

Humans an Endangered Species

Solar Sidewalk

Missouri Debuts Energy-Generating Pavers

Greening Planet

Satellites Reveal Unexpected Plant Growth

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A Cup of Peppermint Tea Boosts Alertness

A Cup of Peppermint Tea Boosts Alertness

Increases Attention and Improves Memory

Fracking Linked to Asthma Attacks

Fracking Linked to Asthma Attacks

Living Close to Sites Increases Risk

Bright Lights Encourage Healthy Eating

Bright Lights Encourage Healthy Eating

Lighting the Way to Nutritious Food

Cranberries Reduce Urinary Tract Infections

Cranberries Reduce Urinary Tract Infections

Healthy Holiday Staple

Teens Hooked on Ear Buds Prone to Tinnitus

Teens Hooked on Ear Buds Prone to Tinnitus

Ringing in Ears Linked to Headphones

Why Some Kids Grow Up with Fewer Allergies

Why Some Kids Grow Up with Fewer Allergies

Connection to Thumb Sucking

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