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Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Catch of the Day, Health and Fitness

Turkey Trots Abound on Thanksgiving

0 Written by: | Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 3:00pm

Turkey Trot

catch of the day fish (2)Alright. If people want to throw tomatoes at us for recommending a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, fair enough. We’ve personally spent enough Thanksgiving adamantly rejecting the suggestion that we do anything but alternate between lying on the couch and feasting. So sure, if the idea of exercise on that particular day offends you, feel free to skip it. But if you’d like the opportunity to get your blood pumping (and build up a hearty appetite before the feast) signing up for a little 5K walk or run may just be the ticket. Read More →

Giving, Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Money & Power

Kevin Plank Ponies Up $25M for Terps’ New Football Facility

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 21, 2014 2:30pm

New Cole Field House rendering (U of Md.)

New Cole Field House rendering (U of Md.)

Those rumors about the University of Maryland’s plans to turn Cole Field House into a football practice facility are true, and, of course, Kevin Plank is in the mix. Read More →

Health and Fitness, Money & Power

O’Malley Loves Kale, But What About Quinoa?

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 4:37pm

via Gawker

via Gawker

Being a resident of the city and state where Martin O’Malley has served as the chief executive for nearly 15 years, you probably didn’t think there would be much to learn about him from a profile in The Atlantic. You already know about his Irish rock band, his liberal agenda and his love of the War of 1812. Since the president election But what about his superfood preferences? Read More →

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December 2: Reiki Certification at TIIH

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 2:00pm

Yoga as Medicine Workshops

Mindful_green_round.jpgKnown for its positive impact on overall wellness, yoga can be highly effective in addressing specific health concerns, such as pain, anxiety, diet, and moving through life changes. Join us for this unique series as Maryland’s top teachers present current research and share techniques that promote healing, reduce stress and increase vitality.

Reiki level 1 certification

Tuesday, December 2
10 am—4 pm

Our newest offering to enhance your yoga experience! Perfect for people new to reiki or those seeking a refresher course.

Have you ever felt like you were completely drained of energy, simply running on empty? Reiki is a way of plugging yourself in when you’re tired, angry, or despairing. This workshop will teach you easy, effective techniques for combating stress, pain and mental fatigue. You will:
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Yoga to break free from pain

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
10 am—4 pm

Combining the ancient yoga practices with modern medical knowledge, this program offers yogic tools to address the unique abilities and limitations of people who suffer from pain. You’ll experience postures, breathwork, chanting and meditation, creating an opportunity to reduce stress and increase pain tolerance.
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Yoga for anxiety and depression

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Yoga can be an effective tool to soothe the anxious mind and tame the effects of chaos that so many people experience in their daily lives. Depression and anxiety occur when the body’s neurotransmitters (chemicals that regulate many functions) become imbalanced.

Lifestyle and environment are most commonly the triggers of these subtle chemical changes. Regular yoga practice allows us to reconnect with our true nature and remember who we truly are beneath our current mood. In this workshop you will:
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Mid-Day Mindset Motivator from 2 Health Nuts – “7 Ways to Feel Less Stressed”

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 1:00pm

15855_1505988986318419_3438454476722406977_nMid-Day Mindset Motivator

‘Tis the season for jingling, mingling, and “making lists and checking them twice…” And we thought those “to-do” lists could not get any longer! Read More →

Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Real Estate & Home

Join B’more Solar Energy Co-op and Save Big

0 Written by: | Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 11:20am

Baltimore Interfaith Solar Co-op gest area solar buyers deep discounts by buying as one group. Now that's kumbaya harmony.

Baltimore Interfaith Solar Co-op helps buyers get deep discounts by buying as one group.

If you’ve had the slightest inkling that solar-powered electricity may work for your home, you should check out the Baltimore Interfaith Solar co-op. The solar co-op was created by two very cool non-profits, Interfaith Power & Light and Community Power Network, and any Baltimore City and Baltimore County homeowner can join until November 30th.

The co-op’s mission is simple: help bring affordable renewable energy to everyday homeowners. By bringing a bunch of solar buyers together and bidding as one group, the co-op’s recent fall bid netted a 30 percent discount as compared to buying a system on your own.

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Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Tree-Killing Beetle Threat Uprooted at Port of Baltimore

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 5:04pm

Longhorn Beetle (via U.S. CBP)

Longhorn Beetle (via U.S. CBP)

Homeland Security agents stationed at the Port of Baltimore uncovered a pest that could’ve put trees at risk in Maryland, and beyond. Read More →

Health and Fitness, Lifeline

Baltimore ‘Running Man’ Attacked During Run

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 3:43pm

Baltimore "Running Man" (still via

Baltimore “Running Man” (still via

For years, the Baltimore Running Man has been a familiar site as he ran through Baltimore neighborhoods. He never bothered anyone, much less competed against them in a race. But this week, rumors started to circulate that the Running Man was attacked while on one of his daily journeys.

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Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend, Harbor East, Health and Fitness

Salsa Dancing Party at the MAC

0 Written by: | Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 3:00pm

Salsa Night
catch of the day fish (2)Down at the MAC they’ve been spicing up Wednesdays ever since October 15th. The middle of the week is now the day to get your groove on with their Salsa Dance Party led by Cedric Teamer. Salsa is one of the coolest (and hottest) dance forms, and has surged in popularity here in the U.S. recently. While it can sometimes look intimidating to learn, most of the moves are remarkably simple. All it takes is a little practice, determination, and a willingness to get sucked into the rhythm and energy of the music. Oh yeah, and it’s an amazing workout, too.

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SPECIAL OFFER From 2 Health Nuts + a Healthy Tip to Start Your Weekend Off Right

0 Written by: | Friday, Nov 14, 2014 2:30pm


from Janine & Daria – Your 2 Health Nuts

Our body is starving for nutrients – EAT REAL FOOD! So many of the foods we consume lack nutrients. When the cells receive proper nutrition, there is less desire to keep eating unnecessary, and unhealthy, calories. Make sure your nutritional rocks – water, lean protein, lots of vegetables, etc. – are in place. These help keep you satisfied, not deprived, and leave you with very little wiggle room to gravitate towards those “unfriendly” foods.

SPECIAL OFFER (today only):

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