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Goat Yoga Adds a New Twist to an Ancient Practice

Philadelphia’s Water and Rock Studio, owned and operated by Japheth and Suzanne Brubaker since 2013, is currently the biggest provider of goat yoga in the area, receiving national media attention, recognition, awards and medals for what they do. “We love helping people and giving them an incredible experience,” says Suzanne.

Sharing is Caring at Philabundance

Philabundance, in operation since 1984, is the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley, with a mission to drive hunger from our communities today and end hunger forever. Philabundance serves 90,000 low-income people each week at risk of hunger, 30 percent of which are children and 16 percent are senior citizens. Other populations served include the working class, college students and single parents. Over the course of a year, Philabundance uses the services of approximately 16,000 volunteers to help their neighbors in need through a variety of volunteer opportunities.
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Natural Awakenings Yoga Glossary

From Ashtanga to Kundalini, we break down the differences between the various schools or styles of yoga.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Ways to Make Far Less Trash
Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

Chef Rick Moonen on Why Buying Sustainable Seafood Matters

“The Godfather of Seafood Sustainability” urges us to eat fish in a way that allows wild species to rebound; it can include eating healthily farmed and canned seafood.

Yoga Meets Life’s Essential Questions

Tapping into Our True Nature
The greatest gift of yoga is that it can help us transcend the limitations of a personal mind and discover our essential self.
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Dirt Houses Cancer-Protective Microbe

Soil Contains Bacteria That Kills Melanoma

Doctors Underestimate Opioid Prescriptions

Survey Enlightens Physicians

Asthma Less Likely to Afflict Breastfed Kids

Reduces Risk of Attacks

Spanking Linked to Mental Health Problems

Impacts Children Later in Life

Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess

Naturally Occurring Compound Prevents Tumors

Meditation Improves Long-Term Cognition

Extended Mental Health Benefits
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News Briefs

Aromatherapy Workshop at Holistic Health Suite & Cafe

Holistic Health Suite & Café will host an aromatherapy workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 15, to introduce participants to the basics of aromatherapy and using essential oils safely and effectively.

Healthy Hair Comes Naturally at SL8 Hair Lounge

SL8 Hair Lounge, a new full-service eco-friendly salon in the beautiful Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, offer the Wella Innocence color line for ingredient-conscious clients.

Meditate at The Common Room

he Common Room is opening a meditation lounge located downstairs from the gallery at 1509 North Front Street, in Philadelphia

Take A Peek Behind the Music Scenes

Settlement Music School is holding a Family Day open house at all six branches. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 29.

Homeopathic Human Growth Hormone

SOMADERM Gel. from New U Life. is the only transdermal, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-registered synthetic USP human growth hormone (somatropin) product available without a prescription.

Harnessing the Potential of Environmental Films

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, produced by The PHILO Project, which is in turn financed by Philadelphia Cultural Fund, uses the power of film to entertain, inspire and inform people about challenges facing our planet with films celebrating the profound beauty of the Earth.
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Sunny Success

New Solar Capacity Outpaced Other Fuel Sources

Hopeful Sign

Animals Gain Some Protection in New Budget

Flower Power

Farms Test Low-Tech Pesticide Alternative

Pipeline Slowdown

Animal Safety Measures Delay Tree Cutting

Action Alert

Migratory Birds Threatened by Rule Change

After Plastic

New Eco-Packaging Options Underway
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World Harmony

September 21 Brings International Peace Day

September Ananda

Celebrating a Month of Yoga Bliss

Bell Ringer

Unprecedented Support for International Day of Peace

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