Events & Classes

Take Charge of Your Weight

Wednesday, March 29 
6 -8 pm

Join us as a panel of wellness experts share recent research and evidence-based tips for optimizing your metabolism and improving your weight management strategies. Learn more

Yoga For Understanding The Energetic Body

Tuesday, April 4 
10 am-4 pm

Health professionals will practice gentle yoga poses, to be applied in a clinical setting, to move and center energy. 
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Eco-Healthy Skin Care Workshop

Wednesdays, April 12 & 19
5:30 -8 pm

In this two-part workshop presenters will teach you how to nurture your skin and protect the environment with healthy eating and natural skin care products. 
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Yoga To Break Free From Pain

Tuesday, April 25
10 am-4 pm

Health practitioners will learn how to help clients reduce stress and increase pain tolerance through yoga therapy postures, meditation, and breathing techniques.  Learn more

Yoga for Envisioning a New Life

Tuesday, May 9 
10 am-4 pm

Learn yoga postures that are helpful with increasing clarity of thought, as well as assisting in motivating one to take new actions.  
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A Natural Road to Recovery Opens for Military Service Members

More than 200 guests, including Senator Barbara Mikulski, celebrated the opening of the Green Road, a two-acre healing environment at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Learn more

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Ahn's Team is XPRIZE
Contest Finalist

Institute Fellow Andrew Ahn’s team, Dynamcal Biomarkers Group, was selected as one of two finalists in a global competition to develop a portable Star-Trek-style diagnostic device--weighing less than five pounds--that can capture vital signs and assess 13 health conditions, such as pneumonia and skin cancer. Learn more 


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Natural Approaches to Pain Relief

While prescription and over-the-counter medicines can provide relief from pain, non-pharmaceutical options with fewer side effects are available. Here are suggestions for managing pain naturally from three experts who spoke at our wellness talk in November. Learn more

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Five Times a Feast Brings Generations Together

The aroma of fresh garlic and the music of the Temptations filled a Baltimore school classroom, where five families were gathered on a Tuesday evening in October. The adults grooved and sang along while helping their children and grandchildren chop and mix ingredients for a meal of lemon garlic shrimp with broccoli orzo. Learn more and get the recipe


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