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April Edition

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose in the present moment and nonjudgmentally. ~Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Cultivating a Deep Sense of Connection

Cultivating a Deep Sense of Connection

Peace, love, wellness and diversity in Southwest Florida.

Medical Massage in Southwest Florida

Medical Massage in Southwest Florida

Often considered as requirements for specific populations—pregnant women, seniors, athletes, infants, cancer patients and survivors—some outcome-based specialty modalities are referred to as “medical massage”.

Non-Toxic Options for a Backyard Oasis

Non-Toxic Options for a Backyard Oasis

When designing an outdoor oasis that includes an eco-friendly yard, pay attention to these less-than-obvious gardening tips.

Think Earth Day Every Day

Think Earth Day Every Day

Help Southwest Florida celebrate and forward its progress toward sustainability at these local Earth Day 2017 events.

Inner Essence Health

Inner Essence Health

Working in a primary care medical practice where health practitioners had incorporated integrative medicine gave Evie Breedlove Mangapora a head start in what was to become her true calling— practicing functional medicine.

The Benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

The Benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

In Southwest Florida, hundreds of local residents have benefited from the eight-week mindfulness program offered at Integrative Mindfulness, in Bonita Springs.

Naples Massage & Neuromuscular

Naples Massage & Neuromuscular

A multi-modality clinic without a clinical feel, Naples Massage & Neuromuscular offers a wide array of massage therapy services, including Thai massage, migraine treatment and much more.

Walk, Kayak or Run

Walk, Kayak or Run

Science has proven that people that spend a lot of time in nature are generally healthier and experience positive perks such as improved short-term memory, restored mental energy, stress reduction and improved mental health overall.

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Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

The environmental advocate and author explains why only policies that acknowledge our need for nature enable us to thrive economically, physically and emotionally.

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

A Key to Good Health

Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

Excerpts from “America’s National Parks” from The Hour of Land

A child, accidentally marooned in a cave, feels her fear morph into wonder—a lesson that nourishes her for life.

Eco Yards

Eco Yards

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes

In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.

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True Food Kitchen Opens in Naples

True Food Kitchen has opened its first Florida location at the Waterside Shops, 5415 Tamiami Trail North, in Naples.

YOLLO Wellness Offers Free Magneceutical Health Immersion Session

YOLLO Wellness, of Fort Myers, is providing a free first session of the Magneceutical Health Magnesphere whole-body immersion system this month.

Rev. Rosemergy’s Final Service at Unity of Fort Myers

After a 41-year career with Unity churches, Reverend Jim Rosemergy’s final service before retiring as pastor of Unity of Fort Myers will take place at 10 a.m., April 23.

Ramanand to Lead Three Events

Bramachari Ramanand, of the Mata Amritanandamayi Center, in Washington, D.C., will host three evenings of spiritual discourse, devotional music and meditation from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m., April 3.

Yoga Event Supports Pets with Cancer

Yoga enthusiasts can spend time in downward facing dog and other favorite asanas while raising money for The Brodie Fund to help pets fight cancer on April 22.

New Natural Awakenings App

The Natural Awakenings healthy living, healthy planet lifestyle app has been upgraded with a brand-new look and updated features.

Violet Bell to Perform at Happehatchee Center

Stirring folk-soul music will fill the air at the Happehatchee Center, in Estero, on April 13.

Eyes Wide Open Center Hosts Spiritual Events

Reverend Lorraine Meyer, founder of Healing Arts, Miami, will present One True Love: Accessing the Akashic Records, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 8, at Eyes Wide Open Center.

Monarch Wellness Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Monarch Wellness will celebrate its fifth anniversary as an integrative wellness provider with Open House events at both Naples locations on April 29.

National Walking Day Event in Naples

Blue Zones Project is partnering with the city of Naples, local schools and organizations to encourage everyone to walk for at least 30 minutes on April 5 as part of National Walking Day.

Special Moving Sale at Altered Elements

Altered Elements, with two locations in Naples, is holding a special sale of its inventory through late April.

Lecture on Gröening’s Teachings in Cape Coral

Matjaz Lesjak, M.D., will give a free presentation of a healing method based on the teachings of the late German mystic Bruno Gröening at 7 p.m., April 25.

YogaCAN Returns to Naples Beach Hotel

Yoga leaders from greenmonkey and the Yofa Loft come together to raise funds for the Cancer Alliance of Naples at the fourth annual YogaCAN event starting at 9:30 a.m., April 23, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

Cryotherapy Facial Rejuvenation

Cryotherapy facial rejuvenation is a standalone option or it can be added on to three-minute full body or localized cold air therapy treatment.

Classes Available for Massage Therapists in Fort Myers

The Florida Academy, in Fort Myers, is providing continuing education classes for massage therapists to maintain their licensure by the state.

Holistic Relief for Restless Legs

The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation estimates that 10 percent of Americans suffer from an irresistible urge to move the legs that can cause difficulty in falling or staying asleep.

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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Stand Up

March for Science this Earth Day

Saving Sharks

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Tree Terminators

Insects Assault America’s Forests

Dirty Driving

Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Water Saver

Teen Finds Drought Solution in South Africa

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Ditch the Shoes for Better Form

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Removing Heavy Metals from Blood Improves Heart Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Lower Scores in Less Active Boys

Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Helps to Reduce Chronic Suffering

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