Events & Classes

Yoga for a Healthy Back

September 26

Professionals will learn yogic skills they can use both for self-care and in the workplace to care for clients who seek back pain relief. 
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Optimizing Your Gut Health & Fermentation 101

Thursdays, September 28 & October 5

Learn how to optimize your gut health with tips, recipes, and fermented foods in this two-part workshop with certified culinary nutrition expert Rachel Druckenmiller, CNE, and Hex Ferments own Meaghan Carter.  
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Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

October 3

This workshop will teach professionals the latest research on mindfulness and its effect on the brain, body, and emotions so they can assist clients dealing with emotional distress. 
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28 Days to A Healthier Heart

Wednesdays, October 18 - November 8

In this four-week healthy lifestyle workshop, you’ll learn strategies for supporting your overall wellness—including your heart health—by cultivating positive emotions. 
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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


A New Definition of
Integrative Health

What's the difference between integrative health and integrative medicine? With input from more than 200 researchers, clinicians, and medical educators, the Institute developed a new definition of integrative health in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine. 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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