Posts Tagged ‘Wellness’

  • The Garden Dude
    New Blog for Dudes (and Babes) who love growing and living green. If you are looking for fun and information all in one place, you should check out this new blog  TheGardenDude.com dedicated to sustainable vegetable agriculture in your own back (and front) yard. David is The Garden Dude from California who has perfected, or at least is on the road to mastering, the...
    by at April 1st, 2010 at 07:04 am
  • Sandra’s Showcase: Sheila Z and the Climate Project
    There are many fascinating personalities in our town, following a myriad of different paths, living vastly different lifestyles, pursuing diverse destinies – all of them influencing our lives and our local culture in their own unique way. Sandra’s Showcase will highlight intellectual, spiritual and motivational talent in Las Vegas. These articles will feature...
    by at August 14th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • IONS Meeting, Big Pharma and ADD
    The topic for Aug 22 meeting is “How to Get Big Pharma Out of the Classroom.” What causes ADD, OCD, ODD, depression and mood swings? How can you keep the attributes of ADD while eliminating the causes. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS exactly?” An acronym for the Institute of Noetic Sciences,...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Valentine’s Singles Living Food (vegan) Potluck Party
    Transformations, a Healing Place invites singles interested in celebrating Valentine’s Day by sharing recipes, learning about the value of eating fresh and uncooked, and networking with kindred spirits. Bring a raw vegan dish to share with 3-4 people. This special get together for health-focused singles is from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Casual, welcoming and inspiring. RSVP...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Safe Nest is a refuge for the abused
    Safe Nest is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Forms of violence can be physical, sexual, emotional or verbal. It can involve the destruction of property, the abuse of pets and animals, social isolation and economic dependency. Anyone can be affected – any age, race, social status, sexual orientation – male or female....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Health Risks for Graveyard Shift
    Recent articles in Science News have reported on medical findings very relevant to the city that never sleeps and the workforce required to feed that habit. Studies show that men who alternated between daytime and night shifts have triple the incidence of prostrate cancer. (To read more, refer to Vol. 170, p 195 of Science News.) Also eye-opening is the data demonstrating...
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 11:08 am
  • Learn Self-Hypnosis
    Learn Self Hypnosis to create positive changes in your life with this 3 part class in becoming a powerful manifestor with control of your mind and the keys to your success. Cost is $15 for one class or $39 for all three. Class 3 – Advanced Self-Hypnosis (requires Class 1 & 2) Jan 05 & Feb 28 Class 1 – Why Affirmation Don’t Work and How They...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Free Mammograms
    Almost everyone agrees that regular mammograms can save lives, but many don’t get them because they don’t have adequate health insurance or no health insurance at all. The “Mammovan” for Nevada offers free mammograms and health screenings for women who need help. The van stops throughout the Vegas Valley as well as Pahrump, Mesquite and Laughlin....
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Acupressure Facelift Workshop
    Part I demonstrates a natural facelift with no surgery called Facercise, developed by Carol Maggio, is a system of scientifically-designed facial exercises that do everything from enhance your complexion to remove saggy jowls and alleviate frown lines. Includes 14 exercises to work 57 different facial muscles. Part II features Oriental facelift techniques based on acupressure,...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Qi Gong and Meditation for Healing
    This class has been cancelled until further notice. Unlock the Treasury of Wisdom with Buddhist Qi Gong at Transformations Wednesdays 6p-7p with David Miller. Buddhist Qigong involves three energy channels and seven energy centers (Chakras), focusing on quieting the body, speech, and mind. The cost is $15 class or $40 per month. To sign up call David directly at 702-641-0522....
    by at July 27th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Red Mountain Spa – Top Ten by Conde Nast
    by guest contributor Cindy Joseph-Vogel I have traveled all over the world and never have I been to such a wonderful resort as the Red Mountain Spa. It is in Las Vegas’ back yard, two hours away. It is a lush and beautiful paradise just north of St. George, Utah. We went for rest, relaxation, health and exercise, but we got so much more. It is hiking at its best...
    by at July 12th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • “Serenades of Life” – Doctors Sing to Benefit Hospice
    The 13th annual “Serenades of Life—Doctors in Concert” will be held Jul 28 7pm-9pm to benefit the Nathan Adelson Hospice. Area physicians show another side of their talent with a repertoire of all genre of songs performed. Emcees for the evening are Paula Francis and Gary Waddell of Channel 8 eyewitness News. Tickets are $40 with the money raised going...
    by at July 8th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • EZ Weight Loss Series
    The use of guided imagery and knowledge of how emotions and nutritional factors affect your health and your weight are taught in this class at Transformations. $12 per class or $69 for all 8 classes to learn who you can better balance your life. Guided imagery aids in easy memorization. All classes can be taken independently or multiple times. Class titles include: Don’t...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Integrative Breathwork
    This is a free introduction to the ancient combination of aroma, sounds, breath and energy work to increase self-knowledge. Valerie Schmidt has been facilitating workshops for 18 years and will be at Transformations A Healing Place on Sat Jun 23 to share her knowledge. Call for more info 702-252-3502. Transformations 1725 S. Rainbow #25 Las Vegas NV. Related Living Food...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • 5th Annual Girls Day Out
    The 5th Annual “Girls Day Out” with 100.5 Jack FM and Mix 94.1 at South Point was Sat Jul 7 (the big 7-7-7) from 10 am to 4 pm with free entry to the exhibition hall. You were invited to get lucky at this bonanza summer women’s event – lucky in love, lucky in shopping finds, lucky in health and wellness and more. There were over 100 businesses on-site...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Blood Drive at Palms
    You are encouraged to “be a hero and give blood” in a Community Blood Drive Jul 21 & 22 from 9am-5pm in the Key West Ballroom at The Palms. If you want to make an appointment, call 702-228-8400 ext 241 or go online bloodhero.com with sponsor code “Palms.” Appointments are NOT necessary; walk-ins are welcome. The Casino is giving away vouchers...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Diet Addiction Workshop
    If you are one of those who lose, gain, lose, gain etc, this class might be for you. Nancy E Campbell leads a Diet Addiction Workshop about diet addiction, how it’s not about food and how you can become your own weight coach. Call 702-252-3502 or visit transformationsahealingplace.com. Transformations A Healing Place 1725 Rainblow Blvd Ste 25 Las Vegas NV.Related...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • FDA and Drugs That Kill
    I took a lot of flack about my article on the FDA and drugs. The book I recommended by Kevin Trudeau, I was told, was written by a charlatan with no credentials other than he had made bucketsful of money selling himself as one of the gurus of the self-improvement age. Having made lots of dough promoting yourself, to my mind, demonstrates having a real good sense of what...
    by at May 27th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Intentional Wellness Conference I
    My goal is to bring something of interest to everyone. I strive to make connections between people who might not otherwise find each other, and to bring events to a broader audience so that a diverse culture of all aspects of life can flourish here in a city too often characterized by the dark side. The light side, and I mean that in a spiritual sense, is nurtured by...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Avril Lavigne Sings @ Benefit for Rape Crisis
    The Palms new concert venue The Pearl will showcase a benefit concert by Avril Lavigne for the Rape Crisis Center June 07 at 8pm. The event “Nina’s Night Out” is hosted by Nina Radetich from KVBC News 3. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Crisis Center for advocacy, support and education to victims of sexual violence. Tickets are $50-$115 (+fees)....
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Spiritual Skydiving (Kriya yoga)
    The Spiritual Skydiving Workshop will be held May 26 from noon-2pm. The technique was inspired by the ancient disciplines of Kriya yoga. Kri in Sanskrit means “action” and ya means “soul”. This class will deal with the release of blocked energies and letting go of emotional traumas, improving health and perhaps preventing disease. Benefits are...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 07:05 pm
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Tibetan Buddhist Master Rinpoche
    Tulku Orgyen Zangpo Rinpoche is believed to be the reincarnated spiritual master of the Tibetan Nyingma Buddhist tradition. He spent most of his life in the presence of the Buddhist master, Jigmed Puntsok and teaches the Buddhist way of awakening through his organization known as the Compassion Fellowship. He will be in Las Vegas Fri May 18-Sun May 20. You have one more...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Punk Rock Yoga
    Here is a yoga class designed for the truly counter-culture. A far cry from the mystical sitar, the music for this Vinyasa Flow Class is punk. The instructor is Tia Taymar, known as It’s Yoga Las Vegas‘ “counter culture gal.” $10 fee. Sat May 19 6:30p-8p. Call 702-798-YOGA (9642), email info@itsyogalasvegas.net or check out excellent website...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Noah Levine author of Dharma Punx reads/meditates
    A unique figure in the yoga world, Noah Levine, author of “Dharma Punx,” will read from his new book, “Against the Stream” on Fri May 18 @ 8pm at It’s Yoga Las Vegas. His new book focuses on the potential for radical social change through spiritual practice. “Wake up: the revolution has already begun!” He’ll speak on his...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • IONS meeting on Global Consciousness
    The topic for Jul 25 meeting was “Questions of Change and Invisible Waves.” Join Navjit Kandola, Director of the Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness, for a discussion on the science of life as vibrations and the possibilities of raising and awakening consciousness. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS...
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • The Power of Internet Politics
    The Natural Solutions Foundation is claiming victory over the Big Pharmaceutical Companies (“Big Pharma“) and FDA assault on natural health care and supplements. 435,005 people used their site to submit comments to the FDA about the draft CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) Guidance. The FDA apparently first denied the request to extend the comment...
    by at May 5th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Henderson Health & Wellness Fair
    Health Projects USA and Nevada Wellness Directory are hosting this Health & Wellness Fair in Henderson May 19 10a-3p. There will be booths with wellness information and the newest techniques in maintaining optimal health. Admittance is free. The fair promises to be low-key and relaxed with wholesome fresh air fun for the family. Call Ken for more info 702-767-4667....
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Update on FDA & Natural Health
    As I get more info, I am updating previous articles. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Apr 28 – This link takes you to an important guest blog by Ralph Fucetola, JD on the real nature of the complex multiple assaults on Health Freedom. www.healthfreedomusa.org +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Apr...
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • More on Pet Food, Melamine & the FDA
    A local company ChemNutra Inc. has been named in the contaminated pet food controversy. According to the Associated Press, as published Fri Apr 27 in the LVRJ (Las Vegas Review Journal), a Kansas pet food manufacturer Menu Foods Midwest Corp. recalled 60 million cans of pet food after 16 pets, mostly cats, died from the effects of eating the melamine-contaminated food....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am