Tai Chi ~ What, How & Why

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By Marcia Wyman, Meditation & Tai Chi Instructor & Co-op Wellness Educator Tai chi is a moving meditation that was created 2,500 years ago. It is based on observations of nature. The moves imitate the movements of the wind, the animals, and the cycle of the seasons. Tai chi has been studied for more than 30 […]

Easy-Growing Herbs for Medicinal & Culinary Use

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By Maria Noël Groves, RH (AHG), Registered Clinical Herbalist & Co-op Wellness Educator As an herbalist without a green thumb, I assure you, only weeds surpass herbs in ease of cultivation. Many thrive in spite of terrible soil, varying sun, and infrequent watering. Hungry critters lurking in your garden? Not to worry, most herbs rank […]

Gluten-Free & Food Allergies: Fact or Fad?

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With Chef & Author Oonagh Williams, Naturopathic Doctor Jacqueline Rho, and Health Coach Kelly Lang I’m sure you’ve noticed the gluten-free signs in stores, seen allergens listed on food labels, and heard all the media hype about going gluten free. And wondered? Some of you are saying, “It wasn’t like this growing up. What’s happening?” […]

Homeopathy Success Stories in Animal Care

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by Dr. Wendy Jensen, D.V.M., Homeopathic Veterinarian & Co-op Wellness Educator Greetings from Acorn Acre, my own little slice of paradise here in the (currently quite moist) wilds of Bow. I am pleased to share some happy stories from my practice. Yet even though accepting and appreciating my stories, my editor reminded me that the […]

Self Massage: Feel Like a Million Bucks!

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by Dr. Sam Sanzone, DC, Chiropractor & Co-op Wellness Educator Let’s face it, daily living can be pretty punishing on your body. Muscle tension, knots, painful trigger points, and stiff muscles are just some of the complaints I hear from patients in my office on a regular basis. In working with folks to help diminish […]

Lyme Disease: The Great Imitator

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Guest post by by Dr. Amanda Hegnauer, N.D., Naturopathic Doctor & Co-op Wellness Educator Lyme disease is often referred to as the “great imitator” because it mimics other conditions, often causing patients to suffer a complicated maze of doctors in search of appropriate treatment. It is a disease whose diagnosis is synonymous with anxiety, fear, […]