On September 25, Upstate Natural Awakenings presented the documentary film HEAL at Zen Greenville, located at 924 S. Main Street. The ticket cost of $13.50 included light refreshments and the opportunity to visit with a dozen or so Upstate natural health vendors who were on hand to offer information on their products and services.
The Greenville Holistic Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking meeting on November 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Oakview Medical Associates in Simpsonville. The meetings are designed to help practitioners network with other holistic practitioners, learn how to get the word out about their businesses, and begin cross-promoting. This is an opportunity to connect one-on-one, introduce your holistic business, and share your passion for bringing more holistic options to the Greenville community.
Targeted Exercises Lower Risk of Injury by Marlaina Donato Weekend athletes, office workers and hobbyists greatly benefit from a balanced array of regular exercises as a preventive measure against injury. In our technological age, repetitive strain injury (RSI) is all too common, and anyone using a computer daily can be at risk. Sedentary lifestyles help set the stage for injury.
by Belue Farms Natural Market With winter knocking on the door, it’s time to build your defense for cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza and pneumonia remain America’s eighth leading cause of death. Fortunately, you have the power to ward off colds and flus by naturally boosting your immunities.
Home Systems to Purify H2O by Jim Motavalli Americans trust bottled more than tap water, but that confidence might work better if reversed. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) notes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors tap water for more than 90 contaminants, and it must meet the strict standards of the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. Nationally distributed bottled water, under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, isn’t
We all know that water is essential for the human body. The fact is an adult body is made up of 50 to 65 percent water. Water is used in the organs, tissues and cells of the body to help regulate temperature and maintain necessary body functions, such as eliminating waste and transporting nutrients. Water distributes vitamins, minerals and glucose to nourish our cells. It also helps remove toxins from the body through the urine and feces.
On September 25, Upstate Natural Awakenings presented the documentary film HEAL at Zen Greenville. Prior to the start of the film we served light refreshments that were included in the ticket cost. A dozen or so Upstate natural health vendors were on hand to display their products and services and to interact with those attending. I am happy to report that 120 people purchased tickets on EventBrite and by all accounts, gave a big thumbs up to HEAL and to our presentation of more films in the future.
Mel-O-Yoga Studio, in Greer, will host a posture workshop with yoga therapist Joan Craig on September 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. During the workshop, attendees will learn posture exercises as well as mindfulness strategies for standing, sitting and walking. “People who take an active approach to maintain good posture will see improved health,” says studio owner and yoga instructor Melanie Boulos.